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Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 385,967
Posted By Worroll
The vette does not have leaf springS in the...

The vette does not have leaf springS in the front. It has A leaf spring. One leaf spring, positioned 90 degrees out from the traditional direction, the center is secured to the frame, and each end...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 385,967
Posted By Worroll
New mustangs make 412hp and 26+mpg with 1.2...

New mustangs make 412hp and 26+mpg with 1.2 liters less, so the corvette getting that with a less weight and aerodynamics isn't magic.
The Corvette is a great car, I'm betting those bashing the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,766
Posted By Worroll
https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

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Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,766
Posted By Worroll
One prob I did have was about 14k, the clutch...

One prob I did have was about 14k, the clutch cable gummed up, but I never did any maintenance on the cable, it was the last day of a 8 day-3400 mile trip, and about 16 riding hours into the day...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,766
Posted By Worroll
My valves at 26k we still well within spec. ...

My valves at 26k we still well within spec.

Throttle body sync is really easy on these bike. The adjustment is not on the throttle bodies but on a bypass manifold under the gas tank. And as...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Worroll
My '56 BSA Bantam has the 'optional' kickstand on...

My '56 BSA Bantam has the 'optional' kickstand on the RIGHT! Along with the kickstarter.
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,766
Posted By Worroll
When I bought mine new in 06, it was my second...

When I bought mine new in 06, it was my second bike, after my 81 CB750F. My first impression was "lack of torque", but once I stopped riding it like my 10k redline 750, and kept the revs up it...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,863
Posted By Worroll
I'd like to order on with a worked up rear frame...

I'd like to order on with a worked up rear frame for passenger seat comfort and solid luggage attachment. :D
Looks awesome. If it every was available in the states, I wonder what the price tag...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 28,345
Posted By Worroll
People complain that Harley products stay...

People complain that Harley products stay stagnant.
Same people complain when Harley makes a great leap in their product line.

It doesn't need to be the fastest, or the best handling, or have the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 28,345
Posted By Worroll
I'm pretty sure at least Yamaha or Honda has a...

I'm pretty sure at least Yamaha or Honda has a Electric Moto on the drawing board if not in prototype form. Just because they haven't started the marketing campaign doesn't mean it's not coming. We...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,700
Posted By Worroll
I think what some people are missing is that they...

I think what some people are missing is that they are touring together. I don't know what the OP is riding, but I'm sure he's not going to want to have to be looking in his mirrors to make sure the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 28,345
Posted By Worroll
This is exciting, not practical for me, but love...

This is exciting, not practical for me, but love to see Harley doing something different. Although, with all the negativity dealers gave the Buells, it make you wonder if they'll stick it in the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Worroll
They do say the stock stuff is softer, but most...

They do say the stock stuff is softer, but most people get the 20k+ out of them, it's just a few randoms people get very little.
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Worroll
Rear brakes wore out at 6k? anyone else?

So I started to hear some light grinding noise on my 2011 Sprint GT when applying the rear brake. I checked it out and the pads were down to nothing, luckily i caught it before the rotor took any...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,647
Posted By Worroll
After you aligned the wheel to the gap in the...

After you aligned the wheel to the gap in the wells, which worked, how uneven were the factory notches side to side?
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,647
Posted By Worroll
How far off on the hash marks?

How far off on the hash marks?
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,647
Posted By Worroll
That measurement would be just about as...

That measurement would be just about as in-accurate and the factory notches, as it's all part of the same piece.
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,647
Posted By Worroll
If you cut the old chain- Continuous chain- The...

If you cut the old chain-
Continuous chain- The only ones I've bought can be ordered with the correct amount of links, but are not connected in a loop out of the box. The come with a link and...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,647
Posted By Worroll
My KLR started doing that after I adjusted the...

My KLR started doing that after I adjusted the chain, at about 14k miles. It had a length that was worn more than the rest, so if I adjusted at a certain point it would be too tight at the opposite...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,975
Posted By Worroll
I've found most modern bikes suffer from being...

I've found most modern bikes suffer from being trashed, replaced and left to sit, stolen, crashed, etc well before any mechanical failure happens that is worth putting them out to pasture. I think...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,364
Posted By Worroll
It can even handle some mud. Took it camping a...

It can even handle some mud. Took it camping a few times, 4 hour highway trips, no problem!
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Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,488
Posted By Worroll
Honestly, as far as the 1st gen ZX14's are...

Honestly, as far as the 1st gen ZX14's are concerned I appreciate them cutting the power in the first two gears. The amount of asshat posers that buy these bikes, at full power the low speed crash...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 67,018
Posted By Worroll
I'm thinking the dealer put that on the website...

I'm thinking the dealer put that on the website to see what the interest level would be. It's not on the Triumph US website.
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,488
Posted By Worroll
My 06 low end really woke up with just a cheap...

My 06 low end really woke up with just a cheap Retard eliminator.
The 1st gen ZX14 just used a different ignition map for the first two gears to soften the punch, so mapping fuel/improving engine...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 385,967
Posted By Worroll
It's slowed down a lot since the exit of JerryH.

It's slowed down a lot since the exit of JerryH.
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,267
Posted By Worroll
My front one tire is seriously V shaped. Can't...

My front one tire is seriously V shaped. Can't wait to swap it out with a normal compound tire.
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 67,576
Posted By Worroll
Keep the shiny side up.

Keep the shiny side up.
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 75,037
Posted By Worroll
So did you get it back?

So did you get it back?
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 67,018
Posted By Worroll
My 1050 Sprint GT averages 48-50 on my daily...

My 1050 Sprint GT averages 48-50 on my daily routine, and gets the 59mpg advertised when back road cruising.
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,348
Posted By Worroll
Could be spark knock? If the timing is off on...

Could be spark knock?
If the timing is off on the belt, and the distributor (or cam sensor) drives of the cam, it could advance the timing a bit causing so rattle-sounding knocking. I'm not that...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,348
Posted By Worroll
Not sure about the Civic, but I did one in a...

Not sure about the Civic, but I did one in a 96ish accord 4 cyl, that had a balance shaft driven off the timing belt that had to be in synch also.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Worroll
I had done the same thing to mine, not out of...

I had done the same thing to mine, not out of being cheap, but my new riding boots came in the day before I took it camping, and they didn't fit into the stock shifter. So I extended it and all was...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,710
Posted By Worroll
I'm predicting a new FZ-04. followed by FZ-02.......

I'm predicting a new FZ-04. followed by FZ-02.... FZ-01....
Yamaha is really filling in all the blanks. I'll hold out for a FZ-14
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 385,967
Posted By Worroll
I think they got all their approvals.

I think they got all their approvals.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 385,967
Posted By Worroll
You'd think they'd be putting engines into...

You'd think they'd be putting engines into motorcycles... :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,254
Posted By Worroll
Is it so hard for someone to say "Ya, it costs a...

Is it so hard for someone to say "Ya, it costs a bit more in repairs, but I like it and it is worth it to ME."
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By Worroll
The stainless mesh melted into the joint looks...

The stainless mesh melted into the joint looks like a great idea!
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By Worroll
I was able to get better results using a good...

I was able to get better results using a good adjustable temp soldering iron over the hot air tool. You can really get the welding rod and existing plastic to get to know each other.

Rule of any...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3,552
Views: 385,967
Posted By Worroll
While I'm sure Motus will deliver some bike soon,...

While I'm sure Motus will deliver some bike soon, and the buyers will be happy- If I owned a dealership I'd put tons of Motus signage up, even if I didn't think Motus would ever deliver a single...
Forum: The Garage 11-08-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,648
Posted By Worroll
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=511806

There's a thread about building my panniers out of 1/16 6061- T6. some good info in there.

I used a oxy/propane torch to do mine, but I'm...
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