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Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 78,983
Views: 8,664,692
Posted By ghostbuster2
Check the mounting of the tank and the underside...

Check the mounting of the tank and the underside of it after running it a while. The tank likes to rub on the valve cover caps. Shining the tank to move it a little to the left and making beefier...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 78,983
Views: 8,664,692
Posted By ghostbuster2
I have 5 different Camelbaks of different sizes...

I have 5 different Camelbaks of different sizes and the best one is.....the Ogio Flight Vest. It is a Camelbak and back pack all in one that does a great job of distributing the weight.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By ghostbuster2
Yes Inscription Canyon is pretty cool but it is...

Yes Inscription Canyon is pretty cool but it is in the Barstow BLM district so it is not on the Friends Of Jawbone map. So you will have to get the Barstow BLM map to find it. The FOJ map is a must...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By ghostbuster2
The town is Randsburg. A moto friendly place that...

The town is Randsburg. A moto friendly place that is usually packed with bikes, buggies and all kinds of other ATV's. Next time your down there head further north to Spangler/Ridgecrest area. No...
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,462
Posted By ghostbuster2
Lexus LST? Year and engine size? The fuel tank...

Lexus LST? Year and engine size? The fuel tank vents through the canister via the vent solenoid. If it is restricted it will make the tank fill slow. The code question was pretty generic, for...
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,462
Posted By ghostbuster2
Yes but the bank 2 sensor is a little suspect...

Yes but the bank 2 sensor is a little suspect also and maybe on its way to failure also. Run the engine at 2000 rpm in park for 3 minutes. Upstream sensor should cycle between .2 volts and .8 volts...
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By ghostbuster2
If you want to throw parts at it take the gas cap...

If you want to throw parts at it take the gas cap off and have someone turn the key on while you listen for the fuel pump. It will run for about 2 seconds if it is operating. Best advise so far is to...
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By ghostbuster2
Just because you have a code for the MAF sensor...

Just because you have a code for the MAF sensor doesn't mean it is bad. Wiring problems and a bad PCM can also cause component codes. broken wires where they exit the connector were common on those...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 41,079
Posted By ghostbuster2
nice ride

nice ride
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,462
Posted By ghostbuster2
Ok let's get a few things cleared up. An O2...

Ok let's get a few things cleared up.

An O2 sensor will not set a P0430. It could be the reason the cat failed but only the cat will set a P0430. The downstream O2 sensor is what is used to...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 335,807
Posted By ghostbuster2
Split the housing, made sure the VGT solenoid...

Split the housing, made sure the VGT solenoid screen was clear, cleaned and checked for wear the vanes, actuator rack, unison ring and sliding surfaces, lubed them with Motorcraft 2000 degree high...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 335,807
Posted By ghostbuster2
A little work on the Ford 6.0l diesel. Flushed...

A little work on the Ford 6.0l diesel. Flushed the cooling system. Installed a new EGR cooler and oil cooler. Opened up the turbo to recondition it. Changed the filters and fluids. Fixed a couple of...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,493
Posted By ghostbuster2
Doing side work if you have a lot in assets is...

Doing side work if you have a lot in assets is not worth the risk. There is a reason why legitimate shops carry insurance. You are not safe from litigation EVER, doesn't matter who's bikes/vehicles...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-01-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,775
Posted By ghostbuster2
Scorpion. Got GPS tracks of your adventure? ...

Scorpion. Got GPS tracks of your adventure? Looks fun minus the heat stroke and Helo ride.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-06-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,138
Posted By ghostbuster2
The hot spring at Fletcher Junction.

The hot spring at Fletcher Junction.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-06-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,138
Posted By ghostbuster2
Last time I went down to the hot springs there...

Last time I went down to the hot springs there were some pretty big rain ruts. Also I would advise riding up to the old mining structures about half way down the hill on the way to the hot springs....
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 02-26-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,138
Posted By ghostbuster2
The short detour on Juniper Valley is a short 2...

The short detour on Juniper Valley is a short 2 track that has a short sandy wash that you have to go down for about 30 yards. Not bad but you said no sand. You could just stay on Sunrise Pass Rd to...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 02-25-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,138
Posted By ghostbuster2
Here are a few big bike friendly possibilities to...

Here are a few big bike friendly possibilities to Hawthorne, though a torrential downpour/flash flood could change that. You already know about Hwy 208, County 3C, and Lucky Boy Pass Rd so I did not...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,594
Posted By ghostbuster2
See my reply in Laying Down Tracks.

See my reply in Laying Down Tracks.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-20-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,594
Posted By ghostbuster2
A lot of pavement in day 1. If you want more dirt...

A lot of pavement in day 1. If you want more dirt do this. Come down Kingsbury Grade to 395. 395n to Johnson Lane. Johnson Lane east to end then pick up Sunrise Pass Road. Sunrise Pass Rd into Smith...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-20-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,594
Posted By ghostbuster2
Simpson Rd road between 95A and Hooten Well...

Simpson Rd road between 95A and Hooten Well (where the power lines are at the end of the valley) can be impassable if it is wet because of the silty soil. It is a graded road for the first 10 miles...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,803
Posted By ghostbuster2
subscribed

M.arked as a reference for future trips. Looks like a fun time.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-01-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 21,188
Posted By ghostbuster2
F250pal you are living the dream! Unfortunately...

F250pal you are living the dream! Unfortunately I am tied to the San Francisco area for another 15 years or so but I try to get a ride in over there in your neighborhood once a month or so. Nice to...
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,799
Posted By ghostbuster2
Code readers only narrow down the options when...

Code readers only narrow down the options when diagnosing a check engine light and might point you in the right direction if you have a component related code. Totally useless when diagnosing a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-11-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,277
Posted By ghostbuster2
The 2 gates up to the lookout are usually locked...

The 2 gates up to the lookout are usually locked because of 'damage' done from the Motor Fire a few years ago. Were they locked or open. It is easy to go around them so I have but one time a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-26-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,408
Posted By ghostbuster2
+1 to what Boney said. We ride it all the time on...

+1 to what Boney said. We ride it all the time on dirtbikes. More/ larger rocks as you approach Fletcher Junction/Lucky Boy Pass rd. There is a puddle from a spring on the road from Bodie. About 10...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-28-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By ghostbuster2
You are working too hard. To remove the float...

You are working too hard. To remove the float bowl or change the main jet on the 450X just loosen the hose clamps on either side of the carb and rotate the float bowl up towards the petcock to work...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,418
Posted By ghostbuster2
Hi Gary, enjoyed our last ride up Hells Half...

Hi Gary, enjoyed our last ride up Hells Half Acre, was going to try and sneak another ride in but looks like the snow level has dropped since I last checked based on your pictures.

I have got an...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 479,501
Posted By ghostbuster2
Red Lake on HWY 88?

Red Lake on HWY 88?
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,536,978
Posted By ghostbuster2
I run Honda semi synthetic 20/50 in my thumpers...

I run Honda semi synthetic 20/50 in my thumpers year round but the lowest temp I deal with is only 40 degrees F.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,158
Views: 199,501
Posted By ghostbuster2
Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 21,156
Posted By ghostbuster2
subscribed, good information

subscribed, good information
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-23-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 479,501
Posted By ghostbuster2
What route did you take to get over to Uvas Rd...

What route did you take to get over to Uvas Rd from our lunch stop?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 479,501
Posted By ghostbuster2
Last time I rode in that area we were escorted...

Last time I rode in that area we were escorted through a locked gate by a wack job who claimed to have a gun. That was about 15 years ago so even if I came across the guy I am sure he would not...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 61,329
Posted By ghostbuster2
Too young to see the train, we have always called...

Too young to see the train, we have always called it the haul road. You are correct however, the train ran all the way down to the mill at Standard according to the inlaws who worked for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-17-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 61,329
Posted By ghostbuster2
Ok, your locations now jive with your pictures...

Ok, your locations now jive with your pictures and my fading memory. You were at the spring gap powerhouse area. If you follow that railroad track up the hill about half way up there is a trail that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-17-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 61,329
Posted By ghostbuster2
Memnok, looks like a fun ride. Where did you...

Memnok, looks like a fun ride. Where did you encounter the locked PG&E gate, on 4N88 at the base of the dam?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-17-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By ghostbuster2
Being on a bike you can slip off the road/trail...

Being on a bike you can slip off the road/trail anywhere and disappear into the woods and pretty much not worry about the campfire cops finding you. Just keep a few things in mind. NO campfires,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By ghostbuster2
Wink This is a good ride except when you get to...

This is a good ride except when you get to Fletcher Junction instead of riding the boring county road 3C to Hwy 208 go east on Lucky Boy Pass rd until you hit the power line road heading north. Way...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,951
Posted By ghostbuster2
It is not the speed that I can get between point...

It is not the speed that I can get between point A and B but the adventure that lies between them that inspires me to ride. Why rush a good thing?
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