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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,194
Views: 813,830
Posted By wvtaco
i weigh 250 and just under three gives me the...

i weigh 250 and just under three gives me the correct sag. 2 up i just max it out.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 207,478
Posted By wvtaco
I forgot about this. It's great!

I forgot about this. It's great!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,292
Posted By wvtaco
Honda shadow 600cc. Daily drove 130 miles a day...

Honda shadow 600cc. Daily drove 130 miles a day on two lane mountain roads. Tire was about 4 months old. Had good wear on the pegs too.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,843
Posted By wvtaco
http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnel...

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnelson_01/Mobile%20Uploads/C0DDF8A8-F195-47E5-A01E-A50C68EFB227_zpsbob2nuhy.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 36,687
Views: 9,596,016
Posted By wvtaco
Hey I did both lol.

Hey I did both lol.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,292
Posted By wvtaco
I've had two rear and one front. Front was...

I've had two rear and one front.
Front was after midnight on a back road.
Pinch flat in a tube. Had a victory dealership install two new tires and tubes after getting a nail in the rear. The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3,600
Views: 527,065
Posted By wvtaco
Every truck here does that. I think it hurts...

Every truck here does that. I think it hurts their ego.
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,101
Posted By wvtaco
Hopefully that fixed it. You have my kind of...

Hopefully that fixed it.
You have my kind of luck. I hope it gets better!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,732
Posted By wvtaco
I had a Cruze as a rental. They do stop slower...

I had a Cruze as a rental. They do stop slower then they accelerate and they accelerate pretty slow. At least the 1.8l ls version I drove. Numb vague brakes.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-02-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,834
Posted By wvtaco
Not ugly just different. ...

Not ugly just different.
http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnelson_01/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsb56f30fc.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 36,687
Views: 9,596,016
Posted By wvtaco
I was riding the 06 Honda shadow 600 vlx....

I was riding the 06 Honda shadow 600 vlx. Cruising at about 60mph with half helmet and leather coat on a country two lane. The other direction comes a coal truck at I guess 70mph. As he passes by...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-28-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4,194
Views: 813,830
Posted By wvtaco
6k rpm = 85mph indicated. I've ran tanks out at...

6k rpm = 85mph indicated. I've ran tanks out at that speed slabbing it across the east coast.
Max torque is at 6k rpm. But expect 42-45mpg at that speed.

I work 53 miles from home and have...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-23-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 80,173
Posted By wvtaco
stock signals?

stock signals?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,682
Posted By wvtaco
the v6 2gr tacoma does that too. originally rated...

the v6 2gr tacoma does that too. originally rated at 245hp and 282lb-ft on 91 later they rerated it on 87, 236hp and 266 lb-ft. even stated in the owners manual for improved performance and towing...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,978
Posted By wvtaco
Awesome But are you sure the 1979 was a...

Awesome

But are you sure the 1979 was a cm450 and not a cm400?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By wvtaco
It can't be use with a psi gauge attached but can...

It can't be use with a psi gauge attached but can be used to inflate.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,933
Posted By wvtaco
Side stand down and pull out Check check check...

Side stand down and pull out Check check check but no wrecks.

On the shadow it had a fork lock under the headlight. About once a week I would start it and go to leave. Damn.

First 2up ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-31-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4,194
Views: 813,830
Posted By wvtaco
I was not dressed properly. My toes went numb but...

I was not dressed properly. My toes went numb but it was fun.
Here's my boring video if u want to see it. Light comes on at 420ish.
http://youtu.be/Rw9LlMZH1YQ
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-31-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4,194
Views: 813,830
Posted By wvtaco
Went out for a short 100 loop yesterday testing...

Went out for a short 100 loop yesterday testing out a new go pro.
At one point my snowflake flashed with the temp(38) and the stayed on. I felt so proud lol.
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By wvtaco
I have a pair of pants, well two actually. Rev...

I have a pair of pants, well two actually.
Rev it Enterprise pants. I wear a 38w 34 in jeans, 6'2" 255 lbs.
The 3x pants fit me well and I can wear stuff under them. The other pair is a 2x I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 245,102
Posted By wvtaco
Do all top boxed rattle? I got a cheap one from...

Do all top boxed rattle?
I got a cheap one from jcwhitney( garage pro 33l) wife wanted. Back rest and I like storage.
Now when empty it rattles a lot. Do most of them do that?
I'm wanting to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 18,648
Posted By wvtaco
Current is too far north for me, while it is this...

Current is too far north for me, while it is this cold out.
Forum: 2 smokers 12-13-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 366,655
Posted By wvtaco
http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnel...

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnelson_01/015_zpsbd8acbf2.jpg (http://s227.photobucket.com/user/justinnelson_01/media/015_zpsbd8acbf2.jpg.html)
...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-12-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,725
Posted By wvtaco
very nice bike. i am currently helping a friend...

very nice bike.
i am currently helping a friend build one(gt380)
odd question but the hose that connects to the right case, on top runs under the carbs where does it end at?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 36,992
Posted By wvtaco
scared the crap out of me. :rofl

scared the crap out of me. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 36,992
Posted By wvtaco
how old is old..:evil i once this summer...

how old is old..:evil

i once this summer tried to pop the clutch in first and do a wheelie at lets say midnight. the only issue was it was raining so i did my first rolling burn out.
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By wvtaco
The pc680 would work but the poles are reversed...

The pc680 would work but the poles are reversed and the cca are low.
Pc680 = 170
The ytx20= 320
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,659
Posted By wvtaco
we had several 3/2rz as shop trucks around 300k...

we had several 3/2rz as shop trucks around 300k they needed valve adjustments or just burnt a valve.
i had a 98 3rz reg cab that toyota bought back in 2010 for 9k that had 285k on the engine...
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By wvtaco
battery help (atv)

My dad has a 2008 or 2009 arctic cat 700 H1 4x4 se atv.
his battery is dying, slow to crank had to be jumped in cold weather.
ive been looking at replacement batteries.
In 2012 i bought the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 36,687
Views: 9,596,016
Posted By wvtaco
L.E.D/ light bar, every redneck truck around here...

L.E.D/ light bar, every redneck truck around here seem to have them. its a flood light.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,102
Posted By wvtaco
ive kicked in my front abs twice. first was...

ive kicked in my front abs twice.
first was 55mph to see how it acted one or tow pulses and i stopped.
second was 2 up on a rural road. i was following an f250 at the speed limit. i was maybe 2-3...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-17-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 74,816
Posted By wvtaco
is that the same shade of blue as the 13's? ...

is that the same shade of blue as the 13's?

damn my 7 month old bike is 2 model years old now..:eek1





i kinda like the spokes, just not sold on the beak.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 245,102
Posted By wvtaco
i love my top box. currently looking for a...

i love my top box.
currently looking for a bigger one. this one is 33l

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnelson_01/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsb56f30fc.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,177,505
Posted By wvtaco
i didnt know bmw made bikes till 5 years...

i didnt know bmw made bikes till 5 years ago.:deal

no dealers in my state. ive seen maybe 5-10 in person ( in the last 5 years) that wasn't at the ohio dealership i went to.

around here is it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,600
Views: 527,065
Posted By wvtaco
i do this move too. it has worked so far or...

i do this move too. it has worked so far or either it hasn't but still no one has pulled out close in front of me. ive had more people not see me or care to see me in my car than on my bike, maybe i...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,076
Posted By wvtaco
I had the same issue with my cm400/450 a 400 lbs...

I had the same issue with my cm400/450 a 400 lbs 47 hp bike. It was a blast around town and the two lane roads. Get it out on the highway and I would feel beat up. So I picked up a 100dollar...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,690
Posted By wvtaco
Expect snow, stay warm and don't over push your...

Expect snow, stay warm and don't over push your self.
Go for it but have a back up plan.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,600
Views: 527,065
Posted By wvtaco
Or fwd Clutch LSD goes open diff if there is...

Or fwd

Clutch LSD goes open diff if there is no pressure on the other side.
Lift a tire off road back to open diff. Locker would keep going.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,482
Posted By wvtaco
I've seen a few sunny day riders do this. ...

I've seen a few sunny day riders do this.
Usually feet on the the highway bars stick about foot or so in the other lane.

I thought I took one out this summer. 2 lane road, a car parked on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 35,767
Posted By wvtaco
How about this, about five to seven years ago a...

How about this, about five to seven years ago a contractor was paid to pave a 10 miles section of road. When they finished they painted all double yellow, removing 4 passing zones that use to be...
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