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Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By MayerMR
Just an antiquated way of saying motorcycle...

Just an antiquated way of saying motorcycle before motorcycle became fully adopted.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,069
Posted By MayerMR
Kraven, If you turn that into a rideable...

Kraven,

If you turn that into a rideable bike for anything less than that cost of a running, riding Enfield I would be shocked...my heart might actually stop in my chest.

But anyway, cheers, I...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By MayerMR
Anything can be done with enough money... ...

Anything can be done with enough money...

That said, look for a straight frame with a title and get it powdercoated and buy yourself an expensive sixer with the money you save not buying the bent...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,815
Posted By MayerMR
Kevin, This quote cracked me up. It...

Kevin,

This quote cracked me up. It literally embodies every project that I take on. If I get your permission this is going into my signature line! :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,815
Posted By MayerMR
Fantastic, I'll be following this closely! ...

Fantastic, I'll be following this closely!

Can you tell me what kind of lift that is? I love the thin profile!

-Matt
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By MayerMR
Wow, redprimo, you were right. These little...

Wow, redprimo, you were right. These little horizontal Hondas just plain love that Shell T-6. I changed the oil last night and took it on a little 5 mile jaunt around the neighborhood. The difference...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By MayerMR
Hi there, I googled searched that bike out...

Hi there,

I googled searched that bike out of curiosity and the only hit was your post asking about one. Did you spell it correctly? I've never heard of that model.
Forum: 2 smokers 07-20-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,813
Posted By MayerMR
Cool bike and good story! Any more history...

Cool bike and good story!

Any more history on the model?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By MayerMR
Ok great, I think the shifting really was just a...

Ok great, I think the shifting really was just a me-getting-used-to-it kind of thing as it's working better and I'm starting to understand what it needs.

The main problem being the the loose...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By MayerMR
Thanks! I'm going to take it apart and go through...

Thanks! I'm going to take it apart and go through it again, it was just rebuilt, but I suppose I could have missed a blocked hole somewhere in there. I think fixing the slack in the cable will help...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By MayerMR
Sorting out a recently finished Honda CM91-> CT90-ish restoration

Hey fellas,

I promise I used the search, but I'm still having trouble sorting out my recently finished (are they every really finished?) restoration of a Honda CM91 that I have...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-01-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By MayerMR
Andrew, Try Automotive Machine & Supply at...

Andrew,

Try Automotive Machine & Supply at 212 Carroll St. They did the head on my Honda and are quick, professional, and have great prices. Good folks.

-Matt
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-29-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By MayerMR
BMW K-bike guru's in the DFW area?

Hey fellas,

I recently purchased a BMW K75 that hasn't run in many years...the bike is in great shape and I'm not a terrible mechanic, but it's my first BMW and I would really like a second set of...
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By MayerMR
K75 help (don't stab me)

Hey folks,

I'm looking to recommission a K75 that hasn't run in many years and I wanted know if there was anyone in the Dallas/DFW area that is an experienced BMW mechanic or can perhaps suggest...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By MayerMR
I can offer nothing to help you but that is a...

I can offer nothing to help you but that is a really cool find! Would *love* to see a build thread.:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By MayerMR
**headsmack** such a good idea :tb

**headsmack** such a good idea :tb
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By MayerMR
Some progress this weekend! Got the head back, it...

Some progress this weekend! Got the head back, it looks very nice and no more issue with the exhaust valve!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v602/fishboy19/IMG_4249.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By MayerMR
No kidding...well, learn something new every day!...

No kidding...well, learn something new every day! :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,447
Posted By MayerMR
lol, my interest is so piqued into the background...

lol, my interest is so piqued into the background of this story :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,795
Views: 255,037
Posted By MayerMR
I still believe that any motorcycle (or car for...

I still believe that any motorcycle (or car for that matter) that has a driver-oriented entertainment system (as clearly described in the description) should no longer be considered street legal....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By MayerMR
So just to be clear; that means that the...

So just to be clear; that means that the clearance was too tight?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By MayerMR
baldman, I definitely have no intentions of...

baldman,

I definitely have no intentions of chopping/cutting anything whatsoever. The only reason I've decided to paint it something aside from stock is that a) it's reversible, and b) the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By MayerMR
Parts finally came in for the head and I dropped...

Parts finally came in for the head and I dropped it off at a local machinist for the head work, this is all in the past so the head should actually be ready for pick up today :clap
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By MayerMR
So I bought a new tank off ebay and saw that it...

So I bought a new tank off ebay and saw that it was rusty inside. I've had pretty good luck with bringing tanks back with white vinegar and screws, but after letting it sit for a few days I started...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By MayerMR
After cleaning up the carb, replacing the air...

After cleaning up the carb, replacing the air filter that just fell apart, and reassembling with a donor tank, I was very excited about kicking her over and seeing if she'd run.

Well, kick kick...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By MayerMR
I'm bored so...SL100 build thread!

Hey fellas,

I've got some time so I thought I'd throw up a bit of a build thread. I was bored to death a few weeks ago so I was just perusing Craigslist and we all know what happens when we with...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-17-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,795
Views: 255,037
Posted By MayerMR
Now here's the big question; what's worse, this?...

Now here's the big question; what's worse, this? OR this Victory Lack-of-Vision?

http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/200808/victory-vision-10th--1_600x0w.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 06-17-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,795
Views: 255,037
Posted By MayerMR
I think I win the game: ...

I think I win the game:

http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/mcy/4525600401.html

Frankly I don't even think it should be street legal...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By MayerMR
I honestly don't have any experience with either...

I honestly don't have any experience with either of them but I'd just do some research on the models and see if either are known to have weak spots. I'm also not a big fan of having additional...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By MayerMR
I do two and four...but really like the idea of...

I do two and four...but really like the idea of number one! Not quite tracking on the reasoning behind number 3?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,423
Posted By MayerMR
Awesome! Are you going to do a full restore or...

Awesome! Are you going to do a full restore or just a refresh? That looks basically like a old BMW - I'm sure it's a copy, do you know how it performs in comparison?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,795
Views: 255,037
Posted By MayerMR
Lol, you aren't kidding. They gutted them.

Lol, you aren't kidding. They gutted them.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By MayerMR
I want more! :deal

I want more! :deal
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,216
Posted By MayerMR
I don't really know a ton about airheads...but it...

I don't really know a ton about airheads...but it sure sounds like you have a lot of the hard work done already in replacing those seals. Plus, you and I both know exactly what's going to happen if...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,433
Posted By MayerMR
Not me, I know I silly good deal when I see one....

Not me, I know I silly good deal when I see one. :1drink
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,640
Posted By MayerMR
Slow clap for this guy...:clap:clap:clap My...

Slow clap for this guy...:clap:clap:clap

My sickness started with my cousin's old Yamaha 80 that my dad said I could keep if I, and I alone could fix it :deal
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,433
Posted By MayerMR
I should go to jail, I just stole this BMW!

Hey folks, I was perusing my local Craigslist and this '86 BMW K75 was posted just about an hour before for $500 w/title. Though I've been restoring old Honda/Ducatis for quite awhile, this sucker is...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,176
Posted By MayerMR
Brucifer, It's true, I'm delinquent...that...

Brucifer,

It's true, I'm delinquent...that said I've left active duty USMC, moved half way across the country, started (and finished!) my MBA, am about to get engaged in the time since my last...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,176
Posted By MayerMR
pictures!:evil

pictures!:evil
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,176
Posted By MayerMR
Speaking of which... ...

Speaking of which...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v602/fishboy19/IMAG0235.jpg

Finally got around to the wiring; what a horrible job that is haha. Everything has been rewired and re-shrink...
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