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Forum: Beasts 09-07-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,035
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Just did a 400 mile ride with a friend who just...

Just did a 400 mile ride with a friend who just bout a '13 Tenere, somehting he pointed out is that its actually like 40 lbs heavier than the 1150 GS he just sold..

He also has a 990 KTM, the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-03-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7,824
Views: 7,163,413
Posted By pdxmotorhead
We used to have horses,, switched to quads to...

We used to have horses,, switched to quads to reduce the injuries.. ;) It was getting ugly…
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,371
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I've never seen a 4stroke thumper that didn't...

I've never seen a 4stroke thumper that didn't need a tune and some dealer lovin after a thousand miles or so.. Heck my lawnmower needed a tuneup; half way through the first season, hasnt needed...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,692
Posted By pdxmotorhead
The rating on a lot of bags is the rating where...

The rating on a lot of bags is the rating where it will keep you from freezing to death, not necessarily a comfort rating :lol3. I can never remember the official rating system , but REI has some...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-27-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,807
Posted By pdxmotorhead
All 7 western states will enforce a outstanding...

All 7 western states will enforce a outstanding bench warrant. As in arrest you. The days of skating out are kinda dead.. Used to be ya had outrun the radio, now its the computer..
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,055
Posted By pdxmotorhead
BMW includes 100% maintenance with the price of...

BMW includes 100% maintenance with the price of the bike.. Till it hits an age number (I forget exactly the time) so basically the RT's are almost free for the cops to run till they hit their lease...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,827
Posted By pdxmotorhead
A radiator shop should be able to put a new bung...

A radiator shop should be able to put a new bung in there for you..
Or nearest airport repair shop they usually have a "guy" that is a blackbelt at lightweight tig welding.

Cheers
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,089
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I've experienced many optical illusions on the...

I've experienced many optical illusions on the road over the years. Had a similar fake out a few years ago, went to pass a truck out in the middle of nowhere saw the lights at what looked like a long...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,349
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Fixed so nobody uses fire :D

Fixed so nobody uses fire :D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-20-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Looks to me like the bike has had minimum...

Looks to me like the bike has had minimum maintenance, and has spent a lot of time outside, IE maybe in a car port but not fully indoors. I would assume that it would need to be fully serviced and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,020
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I recently bought a Scorpion 900 Transform...

I recently bought a Scorpion 900 Transform helmet. The pop down visor is dark and is pretty darn good optically, I wear prescription glasses (transitions) and wanted a helmet that went on over them...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I wonder how much of this is due to the new Green...

I wonder how much of this is due to the new Green Oil?

In sprint cars we have to run a break in oil for the first couple outings, or the cams go to crap in 1 session.. (Comp cams has a good...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-16-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7,824
Views: 7,163,413
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Great pic… :thumb

Great pic… :thumb
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-14-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7,824
Views: 7,163,413
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Like the pics of Malcolm Smith always had the...

Like the pics of Malcolm Smith always had the raccoon eyes and big grin,,,,
"I'm having fun, and I ain't stopping!" :D

Except well,, shes cuter than Malcolm...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By pdxmotorhead
There is a build thread.. around here...

There is a build thread.. around here somewhere... :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,687
Posted By pdxmotorhead
My 06 ADV did this, right after I bought it,...

My 06 ADV did this, right after I bought it, turned out the wires to the regulator were fed wrong and got pinched by the skid plate, rubbed through a wire and shorted. pulled it and shrink wrapped...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Wow,, I was feeling bad because the two keys for...

Wow,, I was feeling bad because the two keys for my 950 are both generic metal with no logo.. I was feeling so left out.. I feel much better now.. :D

ON my BMW car, its a 95 it turns out if you...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,658
Posted By pdxmotorhead
+1 Yep Ethanol slag. Alcohol+water+Aluminum...

+1 Yep Ethanol slag. Alcohol+water+Aluminum oxide.. Bad Mojo..
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I've had similar issues on a couple other...

I've had similar issues on a couple other vehicles, I found that if you want a radiator repaired sometimes a HVAC/Furnace guy is the best bet. They can usually solder stuff radiator ships won't...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Have you bought pads for your KTM already?? You...

Have you bought pads for your KTM already?? You might remove the cheap bit,, easy YES. Unless someone knows a secret source for the sintered brembos for me? :D I just started shopping,, and so far...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-29-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7,824
Views: 7,163,413
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Well ,,, congrats on the Marriage.. :D ...

Well ,,, congrats on the Marriage.. :D

Great pic...
Forum: Americas 06-27-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,027
Posted By pdxmotorhead
ON Forest service and BLM land you can camp...

ON Forest service and BLM land you can camp anywhere for free outside of campgrounds, trail heads and parks and monuments.. Of course the shower part is missing… LOL
Forum: Americas 06-27-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,898
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Just to kick in to the weirdness ,, Your CCW...

Just to kick in to the weirdness ,, Your CCW permit (In oregon) is not valid on any federal land (most of the state is federal) because the Oregon supreme court ruled that the state does not have the...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,660
Posted By pdxmotorhead
inside the flywheel on older brigs there are two...

inside the flywheel on older brigs there are two magnets, if they get rusty they don't trigger the ignition correctly. sand the inside of the flywheel reasonably clean and make sure the points are...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Water in the solenoid or starter relay or bad...

Water in the solenoid or starter relay or bad ignition switch.. ??
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,401
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Throw a angle finder on the fork and some...

Throw a angle finder on the fork and some reference tube on the frame, I have the exact same bars, I'll look tonight (I have a 06 950)

FWIW I weigh 250 so I shoulda bumped it by now.. :)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7,824
Views: 7,163,413
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Dang is that a Klim Ad? It should be..

Dang is that a Klim Ad? It should be..
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,323
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I've had 2 fuel injected vehicles present similar...

I've had 2 fuel injected vehicles present similar symptoms, one was the pickup filter in the tank collapsing and preventing the pump from sucking fuel. The other was the plastic tank shrinking when...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10,589
Views: 2,209,579
Posted By pdxmotorhead
It fits SXS05450230 on 06 950 ADV.

Dropped the bike a few months back and managed to snap the choke lever off the clutch master cylinder cover.

Saw these shiny Orange versions which In searching found Ktm PN SXS05450230. Which...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Pressure bleeding, once your there ya never go...

Pressure bleeding, once your there ya never go back… :evil

Spare Master cap drill hole add fitting, buy basic garden sprayer (Small) that can ideally be pressurized with a tire pump NOT the built...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,585
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Ok poking the hornets nest a bit.. but.. ...

Ok poking the hornets nest a bit.. but..

Valves should be ground, seats should be cut, lapping is for lawnmowers.

There is not a single top engine builder that laps valves since about 1965. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,802
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Do a lot of research on values and pricing of...

Do a lot of research on values and pricing of bikes in the EU before you go, it used to be that certain bikes form the US were worth stupid dollars, and as long as you bring a bike back, it used to...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I use the manufacturers oil or whatever they...

I use the manufacturers oil or whatever they recommend on foam filters, too much trouble with glue coming loose, foam rotting etc when the wrong stuff is used..
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,299
Posted By pdxmotorhead
The other wires are to connect to a GPS aware...

The other wires are to connect to a GPS aware device like a computer or nav system, the cable is multi purpose, and the pinout is on the package the wire came in in a font you almost need a electron...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 28,737
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Fun read,, If you get to Helena the Holiday in...

Fun read,, If you get to Helena the Holiday in downtown is good.

South out of Helena is a place called Chubby's not to be missed for a meal if you can.. Go in hungry.. ;)

Devils Tower in...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 98,585
Posted By pdxmotorhead
I hope everyone who even thinks they have a...

I hope everyone who even thinks they have a problem is taking the time to go here,,, https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/ivoq/ Pictures are worth 1000 words..

Most of the investigation is triggered...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,359
Posted By pdxmotorhead
+1 on the Engine Ice. Make sure to get the...

+1 on the Engine Ice. Make sure to get the antifreeze version not jus the coolant.

The good thing about the specialty coolants is most of them have the right blend of protection for a all...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,652
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Autometer has a small face gauge that may fit in...

Autometer has a small face gauge that may fit in tight spots better.. its part number 2354.

Its only 1.5 inches across..
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 78,823
Posted By pdxmotorhead
http://www.klotzlube.com/proddetail.asp?prod=KL-10...

http://www.klotzlube.com/proddetail.asp?prod=KL-107_Quart


This stuff is what I use in Methanol burning sprint cars, it ROCKS,
only stuff I've ever seen that allows me to leave methanol in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,900
Posted By pdxmotorhead
Wonder ,, the original battery spot is against...

Wonder ,, the original battery spot is against the bottom of the engine, new one under seat, wonder what temp wither spot gets to, I my just have to put a thermister in there and see..

I figured...
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