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Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By Jerrykap
Thanks for the great tips.

You guys rock...we're really getting down into the obscure, niggling little faults that can make for a hard cold start. As they say, God is in the details.

I'm generally a very patient...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By Jerrykap
`99 KTM LC4 hard cold start?

Someone suggested I start over here... So here goes:

Hi all,

I'm an experienced mechanic that's been working on bikes forever.

The last couple of years it's been almost impossible to coax...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7,079
Views: 1,282,588
Posted By Jerrykap
Thanks, I'll recheck the clearances. I set them...

Thanks, I'll recheck the clearances. I set them myself awhile back and then I let the dealer (MPC Placerville, CA) do it to their satisfaction.

C-ya, Jer

PS I've set valve clearances...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7,079
Views: 1,282,588
Posted By Jerrykap
I shoot the either straight into the carb venturi...

I shoot the either straight into the carb venturi by removing the air filter.

Choke is good and cables are high grade new stuff.

Thanks,

Jer
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7,079
Views: 1,282,588
Posted By Jerrykap
Nice vid...I'm so glad I don't have to ride in...

Nice vid...I'm so glad I don't have to ride in the snow anymore. You rock for getting out in the cold & wet.

C-ya, Jer
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7,079
Views: 1,282,588
Posted By Jerrykap
Keep thinking you guys. Choke is working...

Keep thinking you guys.

Choke is working perfectly, Mikuni carb rebuild as follows: new slide, throttle valve guide, needle jet & needle. Gaskets & clean jets all to spec. Fuel is fresh 91...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7,079
Views: 1,282,588
Posted By Jerrykap
Thanks all for your tips. I might try a different...

Thanks all for your tips. I might try a different spark plug heat range but I don't see that solving my problem.

I was able to enjoy the hell out of the bike yesterday with a great ride up the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7,079
Views: 1,282,588
Posted By Jerrykap
Thanks, I'll give it a try.

Thanks, I'll give it a try.
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7,079
Views: 1,282,588
Posted By Jerrykap
Help with hard starting `99 LC4. Not sure where to post?

Hi all,

I'm an experienced mechanic that's been working on bikes forever.

The last couple of years it's been almost impossible to coax the bike into a normal start when cold, either on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9,397
Views: 2,115,753
Posted By Jerrykap
`99 LC4 won't start when cold, help

Hi all,

I'm an experienced mechanic that's been working on bikes forever.

The last couple of years it's been almost impossible to coax the bike into a normal start when cold, either on...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-08-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 17,734
Posted By Jerrykap
I suppose I might too? C-ya, Jer:norton

I suppose I might too?

C-ya, Jer:norton
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-13-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 366,467
Posted By Jerrykap
I recognize the bike but can't figure out the...

I recognize the bike but can't figure out the aircraft? Ariel Red Hunter. 350 or 500cc

C-ya, Jer:norton
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,726
Posted By Jerrykap
You'se guys are da men! You did everything there...

You'se guys are da men! You did everything there I want to do...Well planned, shoot from the hip and see what happens, kind of trip. Just showing up means you've won and great things will happen.
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-09-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 137,267
Posted By Jerrykap
Motorcycle Machining Specialities

I don't believe there was ever any business connection between John & Karl.

It's also true that Karl has closed his shop on La Grande and moved on into retirement. Those of us who used his...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-18-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 32,756
Posted By Jerrykap
Hey, if he had a good time I had a better one. ...

Hey, if he had a good time I had a better one. Count me in too.



C-ya, Jer:norton
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-07-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 525,498
Posted By Jerrykap
I guess you have to click the little yellow arrow...

I guess you have to click the little yellow arrow to see the photos with the original post...or just get in touch with me and i'll send you some current pics. C-ya, Jer:norton
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-07-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 525,498
Posted By Jerrykap
To all you Mahoots out there, this bike will soon...

To all you Mahoots out there, this bike will soon be for sale locally and I'd like to give the enthusiast community first crack at owning a great `Fant. Call me at 530-902-1670 or email...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-07-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 40,214
Posted By Jerrykap
I'm still smiling+++++

What a great weekend! My first ever ADV Mendo rally and it was a hoot.

I don't do smugmug so see my photo's here: www.mymotolife.shutterfly.com (http://www.mymotolife.shutterfly.com)
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 40,214
Posted By Jerrykap
Thanks Cory, I'll probably be hanging with...

Thanks Cory, I'll probably be hanging with O'Callaghan. No worries about my mini motor home, it's smaller than most pickups. I'll park wherever you want me to.

C-ya Thurs. evening?

Jer...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 40,214
Posted By Jerrykap
I've cleared the decks, can I come?

Looks like the stars are aligning properly for me to make this ride. How about I come up with my LC4 on a trailer with my mini-camper and join you guys? What do I have to do and who do I have to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-06-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,217
Posted By Jerrykap
So good to meet you!

Hi Bob,

We're finally home safe and sound, with nothing but great memories of our 1st ever trip to Israel.

Joan and I both felt that meeting you and seeing your commitment to your new life...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-13-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,217
Posted By Jerrykap
I'll be there soon.

Between the rockets in the south and the snow in the north, what the hell are we getting ourselves into? Nevertheless, we're excited, Love your pics, we'll probably be up in the northern area around...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 731
Posted By Jerrykap
How about an old school winter read?

Hi all,

http://mymotolife.shutterfly.com/5361

Not sure if this will work but being the lazy sort I thought I'd give it a shot.

This is something I was asked to do several years ago and...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-23-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,270
Posted By Jerrykap
We arrive very early in the morning of 20 March...

We arrive very early in the morning of 20 March and leave the afternoon of 2 April. Thanks for getting in touch.

C-ya, Jer:norton
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 137,267
Posted By Jerrykap
Prefer weekdays!

I'm a retired old goat and can pretty much pick my time and place. I've also discovered that if it ain't easy...I don't want to do it. But other than that I still like to get out there and see what...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-22-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,110
Posted By Jerrykap
I'm coming over too!

Hello Landsmen & Landsgals?,

The wife (Joanie, my wonderful shiksa) and I will be over for our first ever trip to Eratz Yisroael. So much to see and do in so little time. But if all possible, I'd...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-22-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,270
Posted By Jerrykap
Question Aliyah trip coming up...March 21 to April , 2011

Hello Landsmen & Landsgals?,

The wife (Joanie, my wonderful shiksa) and I will be over for our first ever trip to Eratz Yisroael. So much to see and do in so little time. But if all possible, I'd...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 51,140
Posted By Jerrykap
My pictures are here.

Unedited and a little rough, but here they are in the very first album:

www.mymotolife.shutterfly.com (http://www.mymotolife.shutterfly.com)

What a spectacular collection, presentation and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 51,140
Posted By Jerrykap
Just flew in from the left coast.

Hi all,

Flew all day from Nor Cal with my collector friend to be here for the opening tomorrow. Looking to say hi to other ADV peeps.

C-ya, Jerry :norton
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,644
Posted By Jerrykap
Weighing in

Good to see you guys up to your usual hijinks. All the best for the holidaze. C-ya, Jer :norton
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 1,351,251
Posted By Jerrykap
I send this around to all my friends, who care...

I send this around to all my friends, who care about such things, every Memorial Day or Veteran's Day. Check it out here, turn it up loud and pay attention to the photos;
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-20-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 525,498
Posted By Jerrykap
Many thanks, will do. C-ya, Jerry :norton

Many thanks, will do.

C-ya, Jerry :norton
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-17-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 525,498
Posted By Jerrykap
Help me find a transmission bushing.

Hi all,

My `87 650 knocked out the countershaft bearing, bushing and seal on the left hand side of the engine case, necessitating a complete tear down for repair. I now have all the gaskets,...
Forum: Americas 05-04-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By Jerrykap
Where to get tires in Panama City?

Anyone know where to get new 110/80X19" and 150/70X17" tires for a VStrom?

I'm helping out my fellow travellers from New Zealand with info and advice. They are currently in Guatemala on their way...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 2,049,346
Posted By Jerrykap
I believe I am close to your age, 66 this March. ...

I believe I am close to your age, 66 this March. When my younger riding friends tell me I'm an inspiration to them I just laugh it off as meaningless. What you did out there on that bridge, in that...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,426
Posted By Jerrykap
Way to go Jeff

Good job putting this together, I'm still a ride report virgin after all these years.

Glad you enjoyed DV...I did too a few weeks earlier. Many inmates in attendance and it was a dual sport...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 142,342
Posted By Jerrykap
More on Konig's

Here's the one in the Barber collection. Damn ADV only allows hosted pictures now? If you're interested PM me and I'll email you the pic.

I hope to see the documentry dvd one day

C-ya,...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 142,342
Posted By Jerrykap
Great photography, even greater bikes!

Beautiful collection of pics, glad I finally found it.

Nice to see Michele Duff readily accepted back into the community of GP Legends. I believe there's a Konig racer in the Barber collection in...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-25-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 41,081
Posted By Jerrykap
`09 DVDaze

I'm home tired and happy. Check out my pics here:

http://mymotolife.shutterfly.com/4389

C-ya, Jer:norton
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-04-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By Jerrykap
Bummer & Coco's book?

Hey Frank, Bruce,

Thanks for the news, even if it is pretty grim (so what else is new?).

I hope somehow, somewhere, someone is taking good care of Coco's guest books. Anyone know?

Hope...
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