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Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By HanShotFirst
Thank you gents, appreciated.

Thank you gents, appreciated.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,342
Posted By HanShotFirst
This... I can't say how accurate these are,...

This...

I can't say how accurate these are, but I've never had ANY issues with anything I've ever torqued with my Harbor Freight torque wrench. Admittedly I don't use it often, a couple times a...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By HanShotFirst
Fuel work, generic fuel supply??? Anyone have ideas?

So it seems like I'm always plagued with fuel system issues and I'm constantly working on fuel issues on one of the 4 bikes we have at home.

When checking things out, it's a pain to take fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By HanShotFirst
XT 225 cutting out at half throttle

1999 Yamaha XT 225
This may be kind of a long post, but I want to give the experts all the data on this bike to perhaps help diagnose what's going on.

Symptom:
Cold - Idles okay, just a touch...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3,324
Views: 510,368
Posted By HanShotFirst
Sure sounds like you have a clogged or undersized...

Sure sounds like you have a clogged or undersized pilot jet to me. First make sure you're getting fuel, turn the drain screw to make sure there is fuel in the bowl. If you have fuel in the bowl and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,987
Posted By HanShotFirst
And no, I didn't crash it. The guy I bought it...

And no, I didn't crash it. The guy I bought it from dropped it and put a decent crack in it. Then when I trailered it 2000 miles when we moved, it opened that crack all the way down..,it's ugly. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,987
Posted By HanShotFirst
Have to be in the spring, I have a broken faring....

Have to be in the spring, I have a broken faring. But I live near Lake Tahoe, so we can make one hell of a fun ride out of it...you know, after the racing nonsense is out of the way. I think one he...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By HanShotFirst
Sweet, thank you so much!!!

Sweet, thank you so much!!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By HanShotFirst
Thanks to all you moto-studs. It ended up being...

Thanks to all you moto-studs. It ended up being the pilot jet... Kind of a two parter. It wS about half way occluded, and I'm in high elevation now. So needed to be one size larger diameter. Now...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By HanShotFirst
1994 KLX 650 fork seals / general fork question

Question for the thumper Yoda's...

The seals on my KLX are wasted, with oil almost gushing out. Someone please tell me the 1994 KLX 650C doesn't have unique forks???? Please tell me that the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,987
Posted By HanShotFirst
That makes it a better tourer... And I'll agree...

That makes it a better tourer... And I'll agree it's overall a much nicer bike. I have a bad back so my 600 mile days in the saddle are sadly gone. 150-250 is about my limit. My ZZR is just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,987
Posted By HanShotFirst
So I took a look at the specs on the big 1600. ...

So I took a look at the specs on the big 1600. And surprisingly the HP and Torque are very similar to my ZZR. I have a little more HP to the rear wheel and the 1600 has a little more torque. But...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,987
Posted By HanShotFirst
Now that's funny...I'll take your challenge any...

Now that's funny...I'll take your challenge any day of the week. Straight line, top speed, or in the twisties.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,987
Posted By HanShotFirst
My ZZR is a 2003 and it was the fastest bike for...

My ZZR is a 2003 and it was the fastest bike for that year with a top speed at 191mph, 0-60 of 2.9 seconds. By today's standards, most sport bikes can beat it. But your statement that sports bikes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,987
Posted By HanShotFirst
For my sport touring bike I ride a ZZR-1200 and I...

For my sport touring bike I ride a ZZR-1200 and I have to say BMW has nothing that can touch it. Yeah their pure sport bike can go a little faster, but it's a pure sport bike and therefore very...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,987
Posted By HanShotFirst
BMW uses torch because it allows rapid assembly...

BMW uses torch because it allows rapid assembly at the factory with less issues to slow down production. Like every other vehicle manufacturer, they don't give a rats ass about repair; that's for...
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By HanShotFirst
Front brake issue

Okay, I gotta say disc brakes are not my area of expertise. So when I ride for a couple minutes I notice the front brake gets very stiff and the pads are dragging. Not horribly, you can still push...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By HanShotFirst
There is fuel in the bowl. I'm suspecting the...

There is fuel in the bowl. I'm suspecting the choke valve is clogged or perhaps the choke cable isn't working. Does this sound likely or reasonable?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,987
Posted By HanShotFirst
I do find it weird that you see a lot of very...

I do find it weird that you see a lot of very high mileage Harley's and BMW's but only a smattering of high mileage Japanese bikes. The only thing that I can figure is that people tend to buy...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By HanShotFirst
'94 KLX650C runs but won't start

Hey all, need some help.

My 1994 KLX650C will start if I prime it with starter fluid, and then it will run just fine. But and if it stays rather warm, it will re-start. But if I run the carb...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,987
Posted By HanShotFirst
The Japanese just know how to build a quality...

The Japanese just know how to build a quality bike. The Star (Yamaha) cruisers look nearly as good as a Harley, ride better, perform better, don't rattle your nuts off, are more reliable, and...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,747
Views: 284,196
Posted By HanShotFirst
Yeah, I'd love to hear the story on that build. ...

Yeah, I'd love to hear the story on that build. Absolutely BRILLIANT, and gorgeous. What a fantastic idea.
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,368
Posted By HanShotFirst
Okay, it’s been a while and there’s no update. ...

Okay, it’s been a while and there’s no update. Let the ass-hats argue all day long, and we can solve the problem. Did you get the bolt off? I still say the easiest way is to make new flats with a...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,691
Posted By HanShotFirst
The answer is as simple as just putting...

The answer is as simple as just putting everything inside a garbage bag inside your tank bag; what’s so hard about that? It is SOFT luggage after all, it’s not supposed to be waterproof, just...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 60,146
Posted By HanShotFirst
Hey while I’m at it. Rumor has it Fly makes a...

Hey while I’m at it. Rumor has it Fly makes a kit to take off the duck bill visor, but I’m unable to find it anywhere. Anyone seen such a thing? Link??
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 60,146
Posted By HanShotFirst
My daughter has the hi-vis Fly and she loves it. ...

My daughter has the hi-vis Fly and she loves it. Very comfy and fits well. She does complain about the duck bill pulling her head up at higher speeds when she’s on the back of my street bike. But...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,368
Posted By HanShotFirst
If you don’t already have a Dremel or similar...

If you don’t already have a Dremel or similar moto-tool; get one. They’re damn handy for all sorts of things that require improvising. Using a moto tool, you just shave off metal and make new flats...
Forum: The Garage 06-13-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,776
Views: 221,833
Posted By HanShotFirst
Father and son wrenching…that’s quality time...

Father and son wrenching…that’s quality time right there!
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By HanShotFirst
I’ll let you know…I’m hoping the heat dies down...

I’ll let you know…I’m hoping the heat dies down some. Right now the garage is oppressively hot and when I sweat, I sweat on my face, so it all drips down into my eyes, and makes it very difficult to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By HanShotFirst
Got the manual, thanks. Haven't had a...

Got the manual, thanks.

Haven't had a chance to get to the bike yet, very busy week. I'm hoping this weekend will work in my favor and I can start chasing this down. I want to ride the KLX...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,103
Posted By HanShotFirst
Theoretically you could balance a 3 cylinder by...

Theoretically you could balance a 3 cylinder by having two up and one larger cylinder down at the same time; but the question is, why would you? I think it’s never been made because it doesn’t make...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 774,531
Posted By HanShotFirst
Okay I don’t have pics…sorry…I know, I’m banned...

Okay I don’t have pics…sorry…I know, I’m banned for life.

To begin with: Daughter’s 1999 XT225. Saw it sitting in the corner of my neighbors barn. Asked about it and he said his son basically...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 774,531
Posted By HanShotFirst
I’ve noticed that for some reason scooters don’t...

I’ve noticed that for some reason scooters don’t seem to hold value too well, and you can find some great deals on scooters quite often. When I lived in Hawaii the scooter was such a convenient mode...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 774,531
Posted By HanShotFirst
Looks great, enjoy!! I’ve read the Chinese...

Looks great, enjoy!!

I’ve read the Chinese bikes can be a rather tricky parts option. They call say they’re copies of this or that and that you can get parts from Honda, etc. But then you find...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,853
Posted By HanShotFirst
Mine is sorta new to me…I owned it about 10 years...

Mine is sorta new to me…I owned it about 10 years ago for about a year. Rode it a bit, but not a lot. Little off road, little on road. I think 85mph (that I just got) was probably the fastest I’ve...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,853
Posted By HanShotFirst
I think the “market” is wanting lighter weight...

I think the “market” is wanting lighter weight and more power (always a good thing to have on the want list). I have a saying…if you’ll bother to make one for yourself, chances are, there are 10,000...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,324
Views: 510,368
Posted By HanShotFirst
I don't know the answer to that. Gasoline with...

I don't know the answer to that. Gasoline with ethanol in it will burn “hotter” and may take away some of the pinging at lower octane levels. But ethanol isn’t really great for things like O rings,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3,324
Views: 510,368
Posted By HanShotFirst
Hey, Anyone know where I can get an owner's...

Hey,

Anyone know where I can get an owner's manual for a '94 KLX650C online? The one's on e-bay are a bit pricey.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,853
Posted By HanShotFirst
I would agree with that statement…the KLX was...

I would agree with that statement…the KLX was heading squarely down the right direction. It had inverted forks back in ’94 and the DRZ is just now getting there. It was lighter than the competition...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,776
Views: 221,833
Posted By HanShotFirst
Judging from the color of the air cleaner...

Judging from the color of the air cleaner housing, I'm guessing that's a '64 1/2, or an early '65?? Is it a 260 or a 289?
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