ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 99
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: athomerecords25
Forum: 2 smokers 07-22-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,204
Posted By athomerecords25
Even though I am the worlds most broke Vintage...

Even though I am the worlds most broke Vintage Collector (my friends say I have Vintage Bikes because I can't afford a new bike. Yeah some friends). But I wasn't fully happy with the Rebuild on this...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-21-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,204
Posted By athomerecords25
Update:

So everyone kept telling me to take the bike to another "local" builder in Concord Ca (I won't say his name because I don't think what happened in the rest of this story has anything to do with him)....
Forum: 2 smokers 07-16-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By athomerecords25
Most of the people here whom restore bikes will...

Most of the people here whom restore bikes will tell you to keep watching ebay until you find the correct airbox for cheap (they will pop up, I got an 1983 Yamaha YZ490 airbox for $28).

Yet as a...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-16-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,204
Posted By athomerecords25
Leak at the gasket between the Head and the...

Leak at the gasket between the Head and the Cylinder. I am surprised the Top End didn't seize or the Piston and Rings didn't melt.

Makes me very upset with the local shop that did the cylinder...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-16-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,350
Posted By athomerecords25
I know this is a very old thread, but if you are...

I know this is a very old thread, but if you are around, how did the Suspension turn out?

Thanks
Forum: 2 smokers 07-15-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,045
Posted By athomerecords25
I really suck at these threads. I am going to...

I really suck at these threads. I am going to keep it going. I am putting the Motor together. I am getting shock work done.

I don't like how this project is coming along and I don't like how my...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-15-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 21,455
Posted By athomerecords25
Thank you for the reply in regards to the...

Thank you for the reply in regards to the Porting. I know that the WR500's only had Top End and the rest of the power range was flat. I wanted to know how the power range was improved, but I guess...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-14-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,204
Posted By athomerecords25
1983 YZ490 post (I know it isn't an IT, but same family)

I already have an few threads here and didn't want to waste bandwith by creating another one.

My issue is in regards to a 1983 Yamaha YZ90 but it is in the same family as the IT490 so I thought I...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 789
Posted By athomerecords25
There was one of these on my local craigslist...

There was one of these on my local craigslist earlier this week, running with Pink Slip for $185. I called the guy he said "I was the first caller". I told him I am on my way. We talked about how...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-11-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 140,841
Posted By athomerecords25
Question Did anyone take you up on the 1982 Clarke Yamaha...

Did anyone take you up on the 1982 Clarke Yamaha YZ490 Tank?
Forum: 2 smokers 07-10-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 21,455
Posted By athomerecords25
I have had lots of Porting and Head work done on...

I have had lots of Porting and Head work done on my bikes by Eric Gorr, and I have always loved how things come back, but I would also love to hear what this poster thinks of Eric's work.
Forum: 2 smokers 07-09-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 140,841
Posted By athomerecords25
Wink Great that you are doing the 1983 Yamaha YZ490,...

Great that you are doing the 1983 Yamaha YZ490, it is one of my favorite bikes. This is the reason why my 1980 Yamaha YZ465 Marty Moates Replica project has stalled:...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-08-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 18,919
Posted By athomerecords25
What a great thread.

What a great thread.
Forum: 2 smokers 06-21-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,045
Posted By athomerecords25
I still haven't finished my Marty Moates Replica...

I still haven't finished my Marty Moates Replica Yamaha YZ 465, but I thought I would post a pic of my 1983 Yamaha YZ 490 of which I was making into a Broc Glover Replica. I am going to be selling it...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,866
Posted By athomerecords25
Talking I can't wait to get out there for my first...

I can't wait to get out there for my first District 36 Cross Country Race on this bike. I can run the Vintage Blue Plate Class, The normal 200cc Class or an Age based Class. I have to figure out what...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-17-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,866
Posted By athomerecords25
?

I am completely happy with the bike Power Wise. Low End Torque that Flattens out. Not an issue at all.

It doesn't turn, it pushes, yet that isn't an issue either. I am learning to have a more...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,866
Posted By athomerecords25
Wink My 5-Year Old Daughter said I couldn't do the...

My 5-Year Old Daughter said I couldn't do the 1977 RC500 Replica because it was "too much red daddy". So I am going with a Replica (looks wise) of the 1976 FMF Honda CR125 Elsinore that Marty Smith...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,866
Posted By athomerecords25
When you get her done, please post her up.

When you get her done, please post her up.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,866
Posted By athomerecords25
Yeah, I almost purchased a 1994 Kawasaki KX125...

Yeah, I almost purchased a 1994 Kawasaki KX125 the other day for $150. Was loaded up and ready to go but the seller didn't return my call. Lol. I have to stop. I don't have the funds.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,866
Posted By athomerecords25
Wink After this I will be looking to purchase a Honda...

After this I will be looking to purchase a Honda XR350 and then I am done with purchasing bikes for at least a year. :evil
Forum: 2 smokers 03-04-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,045
Posted By athomerecords25
Thumb I will check your profile to see if you have any...

I will check your profile to see if you have any links to your Honda XL600. I am just finishing up a 1979 Honda XL185. I made it look like Marty Smith's 1979 Honda RC500.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,866
Posted By athomerecords25
Thumb Actually am getting close with one of these...

Actually am getting close with one of these bikes...ha ha ha ha. I just have to get a new Seat Cover, new Front Brake Cable and place the Honda Factory Wing Stickers on her and she is done for now. I...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-22-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,045
Posted By athomerecords25
About to head down and pick up some missing bolts...

About to head down and pick up some missing bolts and things today and get back into it. I need something to keep my mind busy :loco, as finding work has not been as easy as I thought. Good thing I...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-22-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,045
Posted By athomerecords25
Would love to see photo's.

Would love to see photo's.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,866
Posted By athomerecords25
Laugh 1979 Honda XL185 future Enduro champion...

Yes, I have purchased yet another pile of a bike (I will get up photos in the next few weeks). This time it is a 1979 Honda XL185.

Guy brings it out he had rattle canned it Grey and Black...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-21-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,915
Posted By athomerecords25
Thumb So many great threads like yours on the Yamaha...

So many great threads like yours on the Yamaha YZ465's and mine has completely fell off. Thank you for keeping us all updated. I know I appreciate it and it gives me motivation.
Forum: 2 smokers 05-20-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,045
Posted By athomerecords25
I feel so bad that have let this one go so far...

I feel so bad that have let this one go so far without finishing it. Being laid off from work really slows down any project that is for sure.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-23-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By athomerecords25
I had just finished spraying the Gas Tank on the...

I had just finished spraying the Gas Tank on the 1977 Suzuki RM80 with its final clear coat when there was a mishap.

Huge dent, Big area with the paint taken down to the bare metal. Now to strip...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-22-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,905
Posted By athomerecords25
I am going to break this bike out at the 2013...

I am going to break this bike out at the 2013 Hangtown National Amateur Day.

I am going to get the Cylinder Ported next week. And then I am purchasing a White Front Fender and a White Rear...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-21-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By athomerecords25
I think I saw that name associated with Kawasaki...

I think I saw that name associated with Kawasaki KX125 and an Intermediate. I used to have a 1971 Yamaha 60 JT1. I wish I still had that thing around for my daughter to ride.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-20-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By athomerecords25
Sorry for your loss. Do you know if he rode...

Sorry for your loss. Do you know if he rode Kawasaki 125's as an Intermediate?
Forum: 2 smokers 02-19-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By athomerecords25
So I did a little prep work to the Gas Tank. ...

So I did a little prep work to the Gas Tank.

The Gas Tank and Fenders aren't really attached in the photo just kind of sitting on there. I am going to wet sand the Gas Tank and fix a few nicks. I...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-19-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By athomerecords25
I would love to see some old photos of his bikes.

I would love to see some old photos of his bikes.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-19-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By athomerecords25
Yes sir all of the Factory Suzuki Mini Pilots...

Yes sir all of the Factory Suzuki Mini Pilots were R&D Racing sponsored riders. They built some very fast Suzuki RM80's. I remember Jimmy Gaddis and Buddy Antunez bikes.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-19-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By athomerecords25
I guess these little bikes didn't have much...

I guess these little bikes didn't have much success until Jeff Ward piloted one in their 2nd year in 1978 (gosh that FMF bike was ugly with its Red & Yellow Scheme). The Suzuki RM80 really got its...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-19-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By athomerecords25
It is pouring cats and dogs here in Northern...

It is pouring cats and dogs here in Northern California right now but I will break out some space heaters here in a little bit and start spraying the Gas Tank.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-18-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By athomerecords25
1977 Suzuki RM80

There don't seem to be many of these 1977 Suzuki RM80's around. I have seen a few in my search over the past 2 days. They range from $350 to $500 running with everything there. I did see one all...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-16-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By athomerecords25
Vintage RM80 experts out there?

Buddy just dropped me off a Roach (I mean really beat up) Vintage Suzuki RM80. Frame Vin: RM80-220XX, I think it is an 1977 or 1978. Any experts out there that can give me an exact year?

Gonna...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-11-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 140,841
Posted By athomerecords25
FJ_Kevin...

FJ_Kevin (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=189742),

Could you please post up a picture of the Clutch Hub Nut from your 1981 Yamaha YZ465? Thank You in advance?

Edit: scratch that I...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-08-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 140,841
Posted By athomerecords25
I would like to see this also, not that the...

I would like to see this also, not that the porting would fit me or my riding level (I think Eric Gorr is the best at porting YZ400, YX465 and YZ490 Cylinders). I don't think he would have the...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 99

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 11:13 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014