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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,032
Posted By pennswoodsed

1st , you have no idea what that helmets history is, and the provider specified that it was for the ride home. He may not know if its been dropped more than 2 feet .

As someone mentioned , its...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By pennswoodsed
subject for another time

Stagehand , I will politely assume its just the phonic fun thing.

Oshpho or Just phosphoric acid was $16 +/- at big box hardware store.

Molasses is for making rum and cookies .:deal
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 341,085
Posted By pennswoodsed
bukd thread

Any chance that there is a build thread regarding that rear suspension ?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-09-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,261
Posted By pennswoodsed
Me of little knowledge

AS long as it started ,I don't see much gain from tuning until bodywork removed .
There are guys on here that have loads of knowledge who should be here shortly .

I like oil heads and off...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-26-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,050
Posted By pennswoodsed

Hey ,

I think I have an ms4r box or chip, twin mufflers ,and air filter that were swapped for Ferraci or Termigoni items that I would dig out for and make you a smoking deal on if you want...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-26-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By pennswoodsed
pics please

I am not sure that it sounds like your are done repairing this engine. Pull it from frame if it is not , and show it to who ever is local and familiar with motorcycle engines.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-25-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 469,008
Posted By pennswoodsed
Nice !

Very Nice , GLWS !
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-25-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4,867
Views: 469,008
Posted By pennswoodsed
Tastes vary

I find it striking !
Forum: 2 smokers 10-21-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,016
Posted By pennswoodsed
verry interestink

Free anything is never free .

Cool roller on one side ,ball on the other of crank main and
main cases are numbered to be assembled together ?
I have a frame should the need to spend the...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,262
Posted By pennswoodsed
Holy cow !

The door sticker psi is an auto mfg way of causing a smooth ride.Tire wear does not concern them . They will just refer you to the tire mfg and/or its dealers .

By the time the Ford Exploder...
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By pennswoodsed
tire wear

Odd even tire wear on trailing or steer tires . It is a phenomenon that occurs at all positions .

The more aggressive the tread and various geometries, contribute. It occurs on the steer axle...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,132
Posted By pennswoodsed
All hope is lost .

Mouth breather in my neighborhood did this to a rice rocket, mildly amusing.

But a frigging Ducati ? and not just some rat ass monster ? :eek1

Too Much,Ed
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-25-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,627
Posted By pennswoodsed
chain set up


Brilliant build, mate ! wold a micro/mini sprint chain setup work...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-20-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,081
Posted By pennswoodsed
me all over (cheap)

Find a way to use a front wheel 18,19 on rear ,ditch choppa fender and king queeny seat , and bars .

Add plastic dirt bike fenders front and rear , maybe keep fuel tank (repaint)

build emt...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-27-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,911
Posted By pennswoodsed
I think

yamaha rt180, will trx300 fit frame ? , some smaller honda xl,and xr models (power? )

I tried to find lt250r Zook but couldn't

can your klx be converted , using other cases ?

Can you...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26,656
Views: 1,161,373
Posted By pennswoodsed
lurker in reading,cover me

Like 50 lbs or so ? ,not trolling ,asking :deal
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-03-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,763
Posted By pennswoodsed
what he said

I love crazy builds like this, I have a lc4 and a 250sx frame and a spare sv650 motor with the same thoughts .
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-02-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,446
Posted By pennswoodsed
bt1100 and other cool bikes

Of course not . I guess I should be happy we get as much variety as we do . Please post pics when/if you get it.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 992
Posted By pennswoodsed
Wicked happens every day

Experienced ,busy techs have been forgetting to pump pedal back up since disc brakes.
they will remember 99 times , and do a panic stop as they back out of the shop. Or memorably as they reach...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By pennswoodsed
is that shipped ?

will you accept Paypal ?:evil:evil
Forum: Face plant 06-24-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,536
Posted By pennswoodsed
reasonable sounding advice

If you aren't happy with their offer on the bike, you can always demand they find another in comparable condition, etc and put it on your driveway, at which point you'll give them the keys and sign...
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,864
Posted By pennswoodsed
Exactly !

Just what I was thinking! :rofl
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-15-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,331
Posted By pennswoodsed
all hail the gr650

Some street tracker projects somewhere ,cool bike to start with , add 2-3 " ground clearance and travel with longer forks and shocks,route exhaust above cases with emgo shortys , trials tires...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 35,341
Posted By pennswoodsed
Parts for sale r65 seat wp50s ktm 500 front wheel

I have an 84 r65 blue seat $65 obo + ship , 98 wp50's with triples $100 plus ship and an 81? ktm 500 front wheel assy to fit forks ,maybe ,$50 plus ship .Located in SE PA ,take Paypal + fee...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,217
Posted By pennswoodsed

Every wrench/wretch/tech in my age bracket has the 1/2 snap on clicker that they blew out for $100 , mine has been used at least 15 times . There must be many good used ones out there. Snappie can...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-28-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 1,107,932
Posted By pennswoodsed
cost analysis

You know, I see this 20 year old chassis and engine ,with 8" of travel ,fi and a cat being sold for $6995 with a larger gross profit than a new bike , could be developed for lunch money and sold in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-12-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 53,877
Posted By pennswoodsed
Sig line material !

Only one of "us" gets that at all :deal
Forum: Face plant 05-11-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,446
Posted By pennswoodsed
I'ma gonna use that !

Oh , baby I've used every excuse ,but this !

Cold tires can be treacherous ,also.
leaving just when you needed them most ! :eek1
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,920
Posted By pennswoodsed
2 maybe 3 things

I have an xtra cab f250hd , have to drag big ass heavy ramp to even consider loading any bike into ,too high (stock) to be handy for that kind of thing.
I'm sure I have amused lots of people...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By pennswoodsed
what do you want

You might try asking in the Europe forum . Maybe Lucas knows of them .

Website and product seem nice ,but other than to Bultaco helmet ,I didn't see anything really unusual . Prices on US goods...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-06-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,256
Posted By pennswoodsed
my take

I suggest checking carb and performance catalogs and looking for setups similar to your own . ie ducati carbs for the op's intended bike an aprillia ? .I think it makes sense on converted bikes with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,764
Posted By pennswoodsed
for what it's worth

I didn't order anything from them ,but contact was friendly and helpful .

There is a turbocharged drz 125/100 built for flat track racing ,but I don't remember what forum .

You should totally...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5,457
Views: 660,360
Posted By pennswoodsed
rally raid trick

Long ago and far away ,desert racers put grease on the wall of their air boxes ,messy but thought to help then .

Somewhere in an alternate universe all the screws,bolts and socks are...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-12-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,446
Posted By pennswoodsed
virago starter

Hi ,
I love re purposed bikes .Have you done the other starter fixes ? Since you mentioned not enjoying yanking covers off,maybe do all doo dads that can be done under that cover at one time?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-07-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By pennswoodsed

I had mine shortened (00 kx 500 46mm) 2 inches ,so matching rear would be easier and seat height more reasonable .
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,110
Posted By pennswoodsed

Not to argue ,but xylene should be used very carefully.With appropriate safety equipment .
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,670
Posted By pennswoodsed
spring rate

If no Moto-historian knows what your spring rated at , any circle track shop could throw it on a spring rater and order or swap for next softer spring .
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,508
Views: 599,967
Posted By pennswoodsed
you've got mail

I sent a pm. Regards,Ed
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-20-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 41,148
Posted By pennswoodsed
stock ish

I'm certainly no expert , but I would have thought finding an 18 wheel for the most often modified motorcycle ,ever ,would be easy .
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,392
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