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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies Yesterday, 08:39 PM
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Posted By foxfire
All of it.

All of it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-09-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,224
Posted By foxfire
:clap ...or, I mean :cry Bummer she can't make it.

:clap ...or, I mean :cry Bummer she can't make it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-09-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 48,551
Posted By foxfire
Me too. Should get together sometime.

Me too. Should get together sometime.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-09-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 185
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Posted By foxfire
Yippie!:clap

Yippie!:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-09-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,224
Posted By foxfire
Me thinks you've been riding with the wrong...

Me thinks you've been riding with the wrong folks...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-23-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3,644
Views: 211,027
Posted By foxfire
Wife and I are riding the Strom down the day...

Wife and I are riding the Strom down the day before, doing some beer tasting deal, then crud Sun.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-18-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 42,420
Posted By foxfire
? Rolling out early?

? Rolling out early?
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
Good call...will do.

Good call...will do.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
So other than blowing out the oil ports after...

So other than blowing out the oil ports after milling, what should I be checking?
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
Help me out here...by cam journal, are you...

Help me out here...by cam journal, are you referring to the part on the cam shaft itself, or the part of the head that holds the camshaft? Trying to get the terms down...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
Have yet to pull the filter, but the oil that...

Have yet to pull the filter, but the oil that came out wasn't sparkly.

On a positive note, I had a chat with a machinist/fabricator/engine builder friend last night. He's gonna fix said dammage,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
Most likely. It tends to throw it in the airbox,...

Most likely. It tends to throw it in the airbox, which I hear is common on these things. I had done a change a short while before adding 1000, but maybe 600 came out when I dropped the plug.

If...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-12-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 42,420
Posted By foxfire
http://i498.photobucket.com/albums/rr346/foxfire_n...

http://i498.photobucket.com/albums/rr346/foxfire_nacho/hot%20tub_zps6sn8ja1z.jpg (http://s498.photobucket.com/user/foxfire_nacho/media/hot%20tub_zps6sn8ja1z.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
http://i498.photobucket.com/albums/rr346/foxfire_n...

http://i498.photobucket.com/albums/rr346/foxfire_nacho/20150402_171616_zpsv1wcmfi2_edit_1428811807566_zpssvol9smq.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
Yup, shim and bucket...cam contacts bucket.

Yup, shim and bucket...cam contacts bucket.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
Makes sense that the cap is the wear item. I'm...

Makes sense that the cap is the wear item. I'm pretty certain the tolerances are not in spec. There is quite a bit of play on one end (farthest from the sprocket).

I took some better pics, and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
Wow...thanks beezer! I'll tell ya, even if I...

Wow...thanks beezer! I'll tell ya, even if I never get it running again I certainly do appreciate you typing all that out for me. Thank you thank you.

So I'd think new (used) caps are available,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
I'm pretty much calling it a loss. I won't be...

I'm pretty much calling it a loss. I won't be able to do much with it till winter, weather it's attempting a repair or parting out.

That said...if it's doable, why not try to save it? Could be a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
Depends...I'm willing to throw elbow grease at...

Depends...I'm willing to throw elbow grease at it, but can't really justify more $.

Again, I'm certainly no engine builder. Would you mind spelling out exactly what I would need to do...or point...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
Went out tonight and got a better look. This...

Went out tonight and got a better look. This isn't gonna be DIY. I bolted it back in and there's a LOT of play on that end.

I think I'll be parting the poor girl out soon...not really worth...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
It had maybe 40mi on the last change. Honestly,...

It had maybe 40mi on the last change. Honestly, oil changes on this thing are a pain...putting the recommended amount in always meant some ended up in the airbox. Never did find a happy medium. Oil...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
Haha, yeah...if it comes to that, I will. But my...

Haha, yeah...if it comes to that, I will. But my moto budget is darn tight, and if I can get this done myself, that would be ideal.

Really, if it ends up being more than a $200 or so fix, I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
Cap looks pretty good...better than the bottom....

Cap looks pretty good...better than the bottom. If you could, please spell it out for me like I'm not an engine builder...cause I'm certainly not. By clean it up, do you mean the bearing surface, the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
http://i498.photobucket.com/albums/rr346/foxfire_n...

http://i498.photobucket.com/albums/rr346/foxfire_nacho/20150405_090340_zpsqjte30d6.jpg (http://s498.photobucket.com/user/foxfire_nacho/media/20150405_090340_zpsqjte30d6.jpg.html)

Between the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
Galling...that's the word I was trying to come up...

Galling...that's the word I was trying to come up with. For reference, this is very similar to a drz400 head. I have some pics somewhere, give me a minute...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By foxfire
Is my cylinder head repairable?

Went to check the valves on my gas gas fse because it wasn't starting, and noticed the exhaust cam journal had worn into the head a tad. It's not excessively loose, just some small ridges and some...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 444,194
Posted By foxfire
Obligatory 'Dragon' shots from a couple weeks...

Obligatory 'Dragon' shots from a couple weeks ago:

http://i498.photobucket.com/albums/rr346/foxfire_nacho/705139_zpsde5htxt2.jpg...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-24-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 42,420
Posted By foxfire
Beer spray? Sounds messy, but im in...

Beer spray? Sounds messy, but im in...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-23-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 42,420
Posted By foxfire
Sorry, no spectators...if youre there, youre part...

Sorry, no spectators...if youre there, youre part of it.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-10-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 42,420
Posted By foxfire
I just finished that bomber of Alesmith IPA I got...

I just finished that bomber of Alesmith IPA I got at the 'tasting' event...yeah, thats a clear winner for me. What was the other one...a porter? Yeah...we need some of that.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-08-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 42,420
Posted By foxfire
Hey, that IPA was durn good. :evil Some like the...

Hey, that IPA was durn good. :evil Some like the hops.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-04-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,746
Views: 156,258
Posted By foxfire
Cannon, Wifey and I are planning to attend.

Cannon, Wifey and I are planning to attend.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-03-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,660
Posted By foxfire
Looks like im not gonna make this. My social...

Looks like im not gonna make this. My social planner volunteered me to remodel a friends bathroom...for free. :puke1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-24-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,644
Views: 211,027
Posted By foxfire
Well duh. Legs start falling asleep after a while...

Well duh. Legs start falling asleep after a while though...can't win.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-24-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 200,409
Posted By foxfire
KTM must have sold already. :cry

KTM must have sold already. :cry
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-24-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,644
Views: 211,027
Posted By foxfire
Yea but...I still gotta 'work'.

Yea but...I still gotta 'work'.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-23-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,644
Views: 211,027
Posted By foxfire
I should really check in here more often...

I should really check in here more often...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-15-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,224
Posted By foxfire
You too...:deal What are you riding?

You too...:deal

What are you riding?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-15-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,224
Posted By foxfire
Iffin you decide tor ride out we usually do a...

Iffin you decide tor ride out we usually do a convoy from this side of the state. If nothing else, I'll join you at least.
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