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Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 330,354
Posted By KennyV
Thanks, this helps a lot. It looks like the boots...

Thanks, this helps a lot. It looks like the boots on E-bay are the vintage spoke boots. Thanks again, Kenny
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 330,354
Posted By KennyV
They are $37 for a pair and I'm going to order a...

They are $37 for a pair and I'm going to order a set. Thanks again, Kenny
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 330,354
Posted By KennyV
I saw those but I couldn't tell if they were $37...

I saw those but I couldn't tell if they were $37 each or for a pair? I'll take another look. Thanks, Kenny.
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 330,354
Posted By KennyV
1979 XT500 fork boots.

I have a 1979 XT500 and need a new pair of fork boots. Does anyone know of any aftermarket fork boots that fit the 79 XT500F correctly? Thanks for any and all help, Kenny.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 28,243
Posted By KennyV
XT500 fuel Tank For Sale or Trade

Or trade for correct 1979 XT500 front and or rear fenders.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 330,354
Posted By KennyV
1981 XT500 Fuel Tank / 1979 XT500 Fenders

I have a fuel tank from a 1981 XT500 that I would like to sell or trade for correct front and / or rear fender for a 1979 XT500. There are pictures of the fuel tank on the Olds Cool Flee Market...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16,974
Views: 2,154,397
Posted By KennyV
Thanks, this helps.

Thanks, this helps.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16,974
Views: 2,154,397
Posted By KennyV
New help with oil

I have a 2006 Dakar that I bought new in 06. I have been using the BMW 10W50 oil as recommended. I have used the last of the 10W50 and the dealer tells me itís no longer available. So now Iím trying...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 330,354
Posted By KennyV
Help needed from the XT500 experts.

I just bought this XT. The title says itís a 79 model but buy the paint looks like a 78 model. How can I tell for sure what year model this is? I need to start ordering some parts and want to make...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 714,555
Posted By KennyV
HI, I just bought a 79 Yamaha XT500. I have...

HI, I just bought a 79 Yamaha XT500. I have removed, disassembled, and now have the carburetor soaking. Does anyone know of a source for a complete carb rebuild kit that includes all the diaphragms,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 128,740
Posted By KennyV
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t158/annabelles...

http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t158/annabellesma/dt400/P1010976_zps902f10d5.jpg (http://s159.photobucket.com/user/annabellesma/media/dt400/P1010976_zps902f10d5.jpg.html)
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,989
Posted By KennyV
Thanks for posting the route. I will be moving to...

Thanks for posting the route. I will be moving to Floyd soon and looking forward to riding and exploring the area. I will definitely do your Rock Church tour.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-10-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 77,775
Posted By KennyV
I still have the nice 1973 DT250 for sale!:thumb

I still have the nice 1973 DT250 for sale!:thumb
Forum: Americas 08-15-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By KennyV
Thanks, more great information!

Thanks, more great information!
Forum: Americas 08-11-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By KennyV
Thanks much McFoil and acejones! Exactly the help...

Thanks much McFoil and acejones! Exactly the help / ideas I need. Unfortunately my friend called me a couple days ago, dude Iím in the hospital with a broken ankle! So now we are planning on making...
Forum: Americas 07-25-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By KennyV
Thanks, sounds like a great idea!

Thanks, sounds like a great idea!
Forum: Americas 07-25-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By KennyV
Thanks, Iíll check out this thread and I should...

Thanks, Iíll check out this thread and I should search for more NM info here and the ride reports.
Thanks again, Kenny V
Forum: Americas 07-25-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By KennyV
We will trailer bikes to Albuquerque, ride for...

We will trailer bikes to Albuquerque, ride for five days and end up back in Albuquerque, friend flies home and I trailer bikes back to NC.
Forum: Americas 07-24-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By KennyV
A 2006 F650 GS Dakar and a 2011 G650 GS.

A 2006 F650 GS Dakar and a 2011 G650 GS.
Forum: Americas 07-24-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By KennyV
Planning a trip to New Mexico.

A friend and I are planning a trip to New Mexico. We are planning to spend a week riding and exploring the state. Any ideas / suggestions on must see places and roads / routes to ride? Thanks much...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,439
Posted By KennyV
Thanks for the replies. Iíll continue to carry...

Thanks for the replies. Iíll continue to carry the rain suit with me.
Kenny
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,439
Posted By KennyV
I just bought a pair of Klim Dakar pants. How...

I just bought a pair of Klim Dakar pants. How water proof are they, what can I expect when I get caught in the rain?
Thanks, Kenny
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,100
Posted By KennyV
That was my first bike when I was a kid, a Sears...

That was my first bike when I was a kid, a Sears Cheyenne 60. The pictures bring back a lot of memories. I got to see one up close a couple years ago at Mid Ohio Vintage Days. Thanks for posting...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-14-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By KennyV
Motion Pro can reproduce cables. I had them make...

Motion Pro can reproduce cables. I had them make a throttle cable for my DT400C. Give them a call and they will tell you what you will need to send so they can duplicate.
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Forum: 2 smokers 03-13-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By KennyV
I just repaired a decompression cable on a RT2....

I just repaired a decompression cable on a RT2. The outer casing was still ok so I went to a bicycle shop and bought a new piece of inner wire. Heated and removed the end pieces from the old wire....
Forum: 2 smokers 02-18-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 384,347
Posted By KennyV
Thanks! The 250 was a full restoration project...

Thanks! The 250 was a full restoration project the wife and I did a few years back, she did all of the internet part searching and buying and I was the wrench twister. The 400 is mostly original with...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-18-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 384,347
Posted By KennyV
A couple more pictures, the wifeís DT250A and my...

A couple more pictures, the wifeís DT250A and my DT400CÖÖ
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t158/annabellesma/dt400/P1000710.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5,447
Views: 301,363
Posted By KennyV
I will be at the show at sometime all three days....

I will be at the show at sometime all three days. My DT250A and my Z50 Mini-Trail will be part of the VMJC old bike display at the show.:1drink
Forum: 2 smokers 12-29-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,768
Posted By KennyV
Speed and Sport is a good source, great people....

Speed and Sport is a good source, great people. You can also try NW Vintage, another good source for NOS parts.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-20-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 77,775
Posted By KennyV
My DT400C, ...

My DT400C,
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t158/annabellesma/dt400/P1010583.jpg

DT250A,
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t158/annabellesma/dt400/P1010104.jpg

My DT400C and a friend on...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-05-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 26,458
Posted By KennyV
I want a TDR 250!!!!! One of the bikes on my must...

I want a TDR 250!!!!! One of the bikes on my must have someday list.
Forum: 2 smokers 09-27-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,795
Posted By KennyV
There is a Mikuni tuning manual available from...

There is a Mikuni tuning manual available from Sudco that has a chart / graph that shows a lean / rich comparison of all available needles at different throttle openings.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-29-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By KennyV
Yea! I couldnít believe it, I was going to a...

Yea! I couldnít believe it, I was going to a local bike show sponsored by the VJMC. I figured what the heck, Iím going to the show so Iíll take the 250. Ended up winning a second place trophy.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-28-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By KennyV
My opinion, I think the 74 DT250A is a good...

My opinion, I think the 74 DT250A is a good choice. I think thatís a good price for one in good running condition, especially if itís stock and complete. This is my (actually the wifeís) DT250A,...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-21-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,492
Posted By KennyV
I have a 1974 DT250A and have removed the oil...

I have a 1974 DT250A and have removed the oil injection. I premix 32:1 using good quality two stroke oil. The carb jetting is bone stock, same as original Yamaha spec. Spark plug is always a perfect...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16,974
Views: 2,154,397
Posted By KennyV
I will be going to knobby tires sometime in...

I will be going to knobby tires sometime in future. This past spring, a friend and I started riding the TAT. We decided to do a vintage adventure on our old Yamaha Enduros. Me on my DT400C and my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16,974
Views: 2,154,397
Posted By KennyV
The new beak is on. Iím not overly happy with the...

The new beak is on. Iím not overly happy with the way it looks, just hope it works. It looks really close to the tire, but when I measure at the same angle of forks, it looks to have basically the...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-10-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 384,347
Posted By KennyV
Nice 125 stingers! One of the bikes on my must...

Nice 125 stingers! One of the bikes on my must have someday list.
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16,974
Views: 2,154,397
Posted By KennyV
Iím going to drill holes and mount it tomorrow....

Iím going to drill holes and mount it tomorrow. Iíll post pictures. Pretty interesting, it looks like the wheel travel at same angle as forks, the clearance will be about the same. Iíll so this in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16,974
Views: 2,154,397
Posted By KennyV
Yes, I think it will mount ok. I was hoping to...

Yes, I think it will mount ok. I was hoping to find someone who had one to find out if it will cure the problem before I drill holes. Thanks for the help and info, Kenny.
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