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Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By Zachsv
How much you want for the tank?

How much you want for the tank?
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By Zachsv
Thanks for all the advice! I'll be stripping this...

Thanks for all the advice! I'll be stripping this bike down to the frame for a full body restoration, so I'm sure I'll have plenty more questions. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By Zachsv
Well that sounds terrible. I've got the...

Well that sounds terrible. I've got the Clymer's....damn thing is impressively full of info.
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By Zachsv
1978 R100/7 dead forks

Hello Airheads forum! I just purchased a decent '78 R100/7 (my first BMW anything) and first restore.

I've yet to have to pull apart forks for any of my bikes in the past, so this issue is a bit...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By Zachsv
Found a shop in town called whites ATV. He got me...

Found a shop in town called whites ATV. He got me set up and threw me 3 spares. great shop owner!
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By Zachsv
DRZ400S TAT Help-carb parts-Ripley MS

Hey guys, my air/fuel screw fell out and I'm desperate for a new one! Please shoot me a text or email if you have a spare assembly near or southwest of ripley MS or know of a shop. Thanks!...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,732
Posted By Zachsv
Replaced the O-Ring ANDDD also found out that...

Replaced the O-Ring ANDDD also found out that there was in fact dirt still lodged in the damn main get. You guys are always freakin right. lol

Thanks everyone!!! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
Gotcha...I'll go back at it in a minute. Leaving...

Gotcha...I'll go back at it in a minute. Leaving work at 12 and will be pulling everything apart again. Gotta love smelling like gasoline constantly lol
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,732
Posted By Zachsv
Nah what I was saying is that it runs the same...

Nah what I was saying is that it runs the same even gravity feeding the fuel with the vacuum line pinched. I'll try and find a replacement oring locally for the jet..it was very dry rotted.
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,732
Posted By Zachsv
I know it is almost always the problem, but I...

I know it is almost always the problem, but I pulled everything from that carb, cleaned it all very well, used my compressor at a 100psi and blew it all to hell. Everything is see through. BUT, I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
Bike not running for crap

Not sure what happened, but over the past week the bike WILL NOT RUN. Ran great this past weekend, no issues at all. Now all of a sudden it won't stay running.

Pulled Carb, totally clean, cleaned...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,732
Posted By Zachsv
DRZ400s won't run w/o full choke, huge hurry! TAT starts tomorrow!

Not sure what happened, but over the past week the bike WILL NOT RUN. Ran great this past weekend, no issues at all. Now all of a sudden it won't stay running.

Pulled Carb, totally clean, cleaned...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,765
Posted By Zachsv
This is not a bad idea...started reading this...

This is not a bad idea...started reading this thread and remembered how much I despise waking up and having to unzip the tent and what not with my big tent. With the bike sized tent it's 10x worse...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
Great to know, thanks!

Great to know, thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
interesting. That thing was covered in...

interesting. That thing was covered in grease...dirty nasty grease. How would you go about lubing up that coil anyway? Can that full inner part be removed (once you remove the other side)?
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,677
Posted By Zachsv
I change my own tubed tires, but not my non tubed...

I change my own tubed tires, but not my non tubed tires. I don't wanna scratch the rim more than I already have.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
Damn speedo cable broke inside somehow :/ ...

Damn speedo cable broke inside somehow :/

Does anyone have a spare cable they aren't going to use?

http://gearedlowphoto.com/images/bikes/drz400/speedocable.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-29-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,626
Posted By Zachsv
This is all great news. I was wondering the same...

This is all great news. I was wondering the same thing I've only used mine about 8 times, each time for only 1.5 hrs except for one trip for about 5 hrs. Glad to know the spot II will last so long...
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,721
Posted By Zachsv
That bike is bad ass, good work man

That bike is bad ass, good work man
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,991
Posted By Zachsv
Wait till you jam your front brake and the rear...

Wait till you jam your front brake and the rear DOESN'T lift...instead you end up with a front end that wants turn and buckle. Now that shit is scary. I've had that happen twice where front wheel...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 75,354
Posted By Zachsv
Great RR man, good stuff. Exactly 1 month until...

Great RR man, good stuff. Exactly 1 month until I leave for the TAT. Can't believe that ending. Definitely brought some vitality to this trip unlike most RR that I've read.
Forum: Americas 06-20-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,617
Posted By Zachsv
(2hrs) Troy- If you have a dirt oriented bike,...

(2hrs)
Troy- If you have a dirt oriented bike, I HIGHLY recommend riding at Uhwarrie National Forrest (URE). Very cheap per day, free camping, fun trails, great technical riding. During the week...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 112,821
Posted By Zachsv
sooo about that bike :freaky Good Luck out...

sooo about that bike :freaky

Good Luck out there man, Ill only be 2 or so weeks behind lol.
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
OK, so I had an oil leak and forced me to replace...

OK, so I had an oil leak and forced me to replace a small gasket and plate (#25, #18).

http://hot-rock.com/drz400/images/06.gif


No oil leaking from there anymore, but to even get to that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,981
Posted By Zachsv
ummm...I ate some chicken strips for lunch today....

ummm...I ate some chicken strips for lunch today. It was delicious. I only clicked this thread so I could talk about my chicken strips. They weren't the usual flavor that Bojangles puts out. That I...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 112,821
Posted By Zachsv
When are you leaving this time? Mind if I borrow...

When are you leaving this time? Mind if I borrow that Seat Concepts seat since you won't need it? :D :rofl:evil
Forum: Americas 06-12-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By Zachsv
SPORKS!! Incredible! You can eat string...

SPORKS!!

Incredible! You can eat string beans with them one meal, and soup with them the next!!
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
Good to know Mark...this is the reason that I was...

Good to know Mark...this is the reason that I was looking at the GL bag from front...seems to be well designed to not be in the way on the big tanks
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
So what is THE tank bag to get with something...

So what is THE tank bag to get with something like the IMS 4gal tank? Doesn't seem like most tank bags would even fit b/c of the odd shape. I'm wondering the stupid expensive Giant Loop bag would...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
Before I buy my seat concepts seat new, anyone...

Before I buy my seat concepts seat new, anyone have one used they want to sell? Trying to keep the costs of the TAT trip down but this thing needs a new seat!! Mine is modified pretty well, but...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
nice catch...didn't even see that part.

nice catch...didn't even see that part.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
So #18 you think is all I need? I'm guessing the...

So #18 you think is all I need? I'm guessing the seal has just worn some how? Not sure why this would get bent up to allow pressure to escape.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
Getting a bad leak above the front sprocket...not...

Getting a bad leak above the front sprocket...not sure what this "gasket"/cover would even be called.

Whats up with this?

http://gearedlowphoto.com/images/bikes/drz400/drzleak.jpg

Thanks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,740
Posted By Zachsv
I see what you did there :rofl

I see what you did there :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-29-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By Zachsv
hahaha You'll never stop making those comments,...

hahaha You'll never stop making those comments, trust me. I'll be moving down to Wilmington in a couple months. Farmville..wow, how did you end up there? Do yourself a favor and get familiar with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
I am a huge fan of those racks. I honestly just...

I am a huge fan of those racks. I honestly just want a frame as I've got a CNC table available to me. I would prefer to design my own top plate for my needs.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
PM'd with embarrassment of course, you'll see ...

PM'd with embarrassment of course, you'll see :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
Soo the for sale section has been a bust for me...

Soo the for sale section has been a bust for me for "WTB"

ANYONE SELLING A DRZ RACK?

Not looking for the OEM one, but for one I can use on the TAT. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
Hey Glenn, The rack i have is just a 75$...

Hey Glenn,

The rack i have is just a 75$ rack that I expected only to use a FEW times...turned out to be quite the bargain. I even loaded my fat ass DRZ on it when I first brought it home. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25,111
Views: 4,426,945
Posted By Zachsv
Well if we are showing off our racks :evil ...

Well if we are showing off our racks :evil

http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/246927_998971925313_22208794_46014393_1381534_n.jpg
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