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Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 855,271
Posted By jsalman93
My friend already fully took care of everything...

My friend already fully took care of everything (except the big-ass dent on the left side of the tank). Ignition timing advance, stator rebuilt (thing cold starts just fine, new R/R, FZ6 Handlebars...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 855,271
Posted By jsalman93
Just picked up a 1993 Vulcan 750. 24k miles, $900...

Just picked up a 1993 Vulcan 750. 24k miles, $900 bucks, runs perfectly. Purchased from a friend.

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r507/geoness123/newbike.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 103,325
Posted By jsalman93
My new Bike

Just picked up a 1993 Vulcan 750. 24k miles, $900 bucks, runs perfectly. Picked it up from a close friend after my fz6 had some tranny issues that were not gonna get fixed anytime soon. Love it so...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By jsalman93
Alright, I was able to get a picture from my...

Alright, I was able to get a picture from my phone. I'm not sure if the threads are savable, but any advice would be greatly appreciated.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By jsalman93
yeah I'll take some pictures and post it up later...

yeah I'll take some pictures and post it up later today
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By jsalman93
I would rather not screw someone on ADV. I think...

I would rather not screw someone on ADV. I think I'm probably going to weld it or jb weld a sprocket onto it, sell it to a dealership :wink:, and use whatever they give me to pick up a cheap...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By jsalman93
Okay, so I had a chance to look at the damage. I...

Okay, so I had a chance to look at the damage. I guess my sprocket nut fell of somehow and my sprocket and chain came off the output shaft, which stripped the threads on the shaft and kind of chewed...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By jsalman93
Thanks again for the help :lol3. This is why I...

Thanks again for the help :lol3. This is why I enjoy going on ADV :D.
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By jsalman93
okay that's a relief. Thinking on it more I'm...

okay that's a relief. Thinking on it more I'm really starting to think that maybe the chain must have come off or something, which would explain the sound from the chain. This would be a surprise, as...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By jsalman93
Video

Here's a video
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Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By jsalman93
My clutch had been slipping a little previously,...

My clutch had been slipping a little previously, but it wasn't really bad at all and I'm never hard on my shifts. What confused me was the fact that I wasn't going hard or fast at all.
I can still...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By jsalman93
It will go from 1st and can go into neutral and...

It will go from 1st and can go into neutral and second, but it's just not engaging gear.
I've heard of the shift fork issues on the FZ's, but I'm not sure what would be a symptom of a broken shift...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By jsalman93
FZ6 won't get back in gear

So today seemed like a typical day, started the bike and headed towards work . I downshifted into first as I was about to pull into the gas station and it felt like the bike popped out of gear, but...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 194,913
Posted By jsalman93
I'm wondering what the difference in forks are...

I'm wondering what the difference in forks are between the 07 and 09. Wondering if they would be swapped or modded (similar to the Fz6 to R6 fork mod)
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 194,913
Posted By jsalman93
Seriously, last time I filled up was about...

Seriously, last time I filled up was about $4.03/gallon. Then again, it might be a bit cheaper in other states
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 194,913
Posted By jsalman93
Yeah, most dealerships don't want people to come...

Yeah, most dealerships don't want people to come in for recalls since the pay rate for warranty work is a lot less than regular work. Typically, unless it's something very urgent or dangerous, you'll...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 194,913
Posted By jsalman93
I guess that's part of the risk of buying a bike...

I guess that's part of the risk of buying a bike the year it comes out. I would guess that there might be a recall for it. There was a very similar recall for the ninja 300 for the same problem when...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 194,913
Posted By jsalman93
Bump

Just passed CARB, looks like it'll be coming to the US. Fingers crossed :clap
http://blog.motorcycle.com/2014/05/20/manufacturers/yamaha/2015-yamaha-fz-07-certified-california-air-resources-board/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9,892
Views: 2,028,397
Posted By jsalman93
I was pretty sure that I heard him say S, but I...

I was pretty sure that I heard him say S, but I did have my helmet on. That said, he didn't come off as someone who actually rides, more like the type of guy who has a bike, but it's always at home...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9,892
Views: 2,028,397
Posted By jsalman93
I've read this thread many times thinking that I...

I've read this thread many times thinking that I would never contribute to it, but the day has come:

I am putting gas in my bike, helmet on, and this guy driving a beat up Toyota Tercel walks to...
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 38,349
Posted By jsalman93
Got it. Well at least I know what it's used for....

Got it. Well at least I know what it's used for. Thanks again
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By jsalman93
I like Rocky Mountain ATV/MC. Good prices, they...

I like Rocky Mountain ATV/MC. Good prices, they have OEM stuff too, and every time I've ordered anything they ship it fast.
Also you can usually find coupon codes for their stuff, I think there is...
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 38,349
Posted By jsalman93
What types of solder

Here is a question that hasn't been touched on yet:

What kind of solder should I use for different connections? I watched a youtube video where someone mentioned acid solder or something along...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,519
Posted By jsalman93
I'm left handed and I love me some right hand...

I'm left handed and I love me some right hand turns. Left handers...ehh, not so much.
It just feels weird, like I'm reaching out further for my left-hand turns and for the rights everything feels...
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,053
Posted By jsalman93
This might also be an option to try, it's free...

This might also be an option to try, it's free after all :deal

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/KJb5IPOx2l0" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="360" width="480"></iframe>
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 194,913
Posted By jsalman93
So since it is coming to Canadia-land, I assume...

So since it is coming to Canadia-land, I assume that it will most likely be coming the the US... I hope. :D

Seriously hoping that it comes this way, I'll finally replace my fz6
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 38,349
Posted By jsalman93
I have no idea, that's why I was wondering if any...

I have no idea, that's why I was wondering if any of you guys might be able to make sense of it.
I wouldn't imagine raising the temperature of the wires to melt the solder would affect the...
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,462
Posted By jsalman93
Well I'm just curious for bikes that did not have...

Well I'm just curious for bikes that did not have any stabilizer in them, would the injectors or lines gunk up?
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,462
Posted By jsalman93
Letting a Fuel Injected Bike Sit

This might be a stupid questions, but I was wondering what happens to a fuel injected bike that sits for years without being run? I know that a lot of carb'd bikes will gunk up and the jets will get...
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 38,349
Posted By jsalman93
I was recently talking with a friend about...

I was recently talking with a friend about soldering vs crimping and she (an ASE certified engine and transmission master tech) mentioned that she doesn't like to solder because the heat from the...
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 38,349
Posted By jsalman93
Looked through it, really helpful stuff. I...

Looked through it, really helpful stuff. I learned a good bit about terminals and what to look for.
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By jsalman93
Yeah, typically some bikes will come with a stock...

Yeah, typically some bikes will come with a stock spacer on them (or at least mine did), and I used a shorter spring and made a spacer out of a piece of steel tubing. Steel tubing will work fine, you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 436,186
Posted By jsalman93
The thing is that Harley isn't making the new...

The thing is that Harley isn't making the new line for Americans. It was made to expand the market in India and china. On the bright side, I imagine that it is doing quite well for them, considering...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,053
Posted By jsalman93
On my Fz6 I probably only use about 30%-50% of...

On my Fz6 I probably only use about 30%-50% of the engine, mainly due to road rules and self-preservation
Lean angle, probably about 40%-ish percent. I always leave myself more room to lean on the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 194,913
Posted By jsalman93
Exaclty. Suspension and brakes are easy things to...

Exaclty. Suspension and brakes are easy things to fix if they actually cause an issue, but for most people they aren' t that big of a deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 40,516
Posted By jsalman93
Where is the science?

If someone could give , in numbers and not, "Well, I just know because of my one buddy told me" the frictional coefficient of your average run-of-the-mill leather jacket or mesh suit and plug in a...
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 19,290
Posted By jsalman93
Hmm, I might have to give this stuff a try on...

Hmm, I might have to give this stuff a try on some scratched up parts on my bike :wink:
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 38,349
Posted By jsalman93
I have heard that a good set of crimpers can do...

I have heard that a good set of crimpers can do the job just as well if not better. Would anyone have a recommendation for a set of crimpers.
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 38,349
Posted By jsalman93
Bump

BUMP

Love this thread, very informative. Just picked up a harbor freight soldering gun, anyone else have one? How do you like it?
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 194,913
Posted By jsalman93
Yeah, I am not as worried about brakes or...

Yeah, I am not as worried about brakes or suspension, as I will probably change the oil and springs right away, but that original price point is what will lead me to purchase it.
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