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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-11-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 341,473
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Floyd, dry weight difference is going to be...

Floyd, dry weight difference is going to be fairly nominal. In my garage, there is a 2001 KLR and my 90 Tengai sitting next to each other. I've scoured the bikes and aside from the visual aspects of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Here's what the switch looks like on mine... ...

Here's what the switch looks like on mine...
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-foeALGDL7iY/UBc9ftvqN4I/AAAAAAAADpQ/-FZbWKmVWZ0/s640/P1010821.JPG

I could get more pics if you want of the throttle...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,412
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Every time I ride OR drive up there I feel as...

Every time I ride OR drive up there I feel as though I am the only one going the speed limit.
I had a fear of deer up there while riding but I think I'm just going to make the smart decision and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-30-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,760
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Well, guys. My housing situation was (and still...

Well, guys. My housing situation was (and still may be) changing shortly and so what I began doing was focusing my time and effort elsewhere. I haven't brought my blasting dream to fruition and there...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,710
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Hey, cool stuff! The square headlight is kinda...

Hey, cool stuff! The square headlight is kinda boring to me too. At the most I was thinking of fabbing a "crystal" lens headlight onto the existing location, retrofitting an hid projector into it. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-26-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I need to get better pictures of the brown since...

I need to get better pictures of the brown since it likes to change during weird lighting.
Didn't see your message, was working on the yard all day so I couldn't have gone.
I've seen one or two of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-25-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I continued to diagnose the bike and threw a...

I continued to diagnose the bike and threw a couple more parts at it as well. Got the new petcock installed as well as some better fuel lines. Rehashed the clutch safety switch and the sidestand...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-02-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
All symptoms occur with only choke all the way...

All symptoms occur with only choke all the way out. I've got the aftermarket, brass plunger enrichener. I took it out, inspected it for flaws, sealed with teflon, and then reinstalled so the issue...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Thanks man! Took a while, and it's collecting...

Thanks man! Took a while, and it's collecting dust. But I did buy another car so I'm working on it too.

I've just started chatting with Dusty about this, but I've got spark and fuel and air all...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8,013
Views: 1,831,472
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Thought I'd show you guys its emergence from the...

Thought I'd show you guys its emergence from the garage. Finally.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-vtDtH3l6x2k/UksbWfhvqtI/AAAAAAAAEX0/cx3iYe9J2a0/s800/One%2520upload.jpg
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Awww thanks. :1drink

Awww thanks. :1drink
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,370
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Remember my Tengai project?

I'm dang-near done with this restoration that I started 2 years ago. Trust me, finding parts for this bad boy ain't easy.
I have decals for it that I'm debating on the placement. I have other...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,760
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I see. Common practices involve curing a base...

I see. Common practices involve curing a base coating that is heavy silver that is metallic with sparkle.
Like this photo from AwesomeMetalStuff.com...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,760
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Thanks. I noticed the difference between good...

Thanks. I noticed the difference between good grounds quite quickly when I used jumper cables for the first time! All of a sudden my trigger finger needed to slow way down.
I immediately went out...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,760
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Ahaha. Electric bill... surprisingly, I have been...

Ahaha. Electric bill... surprisingly, I have been keeping tabs on it just in case I see a massive increase. So far though I have yet to see a dramatic change.

Fade? Yikes. I've seen quality and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,760
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I just responded to another person with a wheel...

I just responded to another person with a wheel query. He's got larger wheels and a similar request.
I've got an awesome combination of powders that I'm anxious to try on his wheels that won't reach...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,760
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Hey cool! Thanks for poppin' in. That chrome is...

Hey cool! Thanks for poppin' in. That chrome is "Almost Chrome" from Eastwood. I also have "Heavy Silver Base," "Chrome Base," and "Premium Silver Vein" that I'll be utilizing in some transparent's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-01-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,760
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Awesome. I just acquired a gas tank that I'm...

Awesome. I just acquired a gas tank that I'm excited to prep. PM me his email address and I could start the conversation on a game-plan.
I've got an idea for script, in powdercoat, that I will be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,760
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I have 2 kinds of paint strippers that I use in...

I have 2 kinds of paint strippers that I use in addition to good 'ole elbow grease.
My supply of wire wheels, dremmel machines and bits, brushes, sanding blocks/balls/paper/sponges, and metal files...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13,706
Views: 1,942,762
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Replied to your KLR listing via PM.

Replied to your KLR listing via PM.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,760
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Do you want cheap powdercoating?

I've recently been experimenting with powdercoating after having longed for this hobby for over a decade.
Cptmoney was good enough to bring a unique oven from the western slope for me to purchase...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 1,020,143
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Which models have this long tube inside of their...

Which models have this long tube inside of their float bowls?
http://cdn2.bigcommerce.com/server3700/68b82/products/600/images/1917/92055-1222__27369.1349726731.1280.1280.jpg

Mine sure as heck...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 1,020,143
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Thanks for your reply. The thing is that there...

Thanks for your reply. The thing is that there was fuel on both sides of the diaphragm or air cutoff valve. I've cleaned this carb at least 4 times in the last 6 miles (1.5yrs) (because I'm restoring...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 1,020,143
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I have a pinhole on my air cutoff valve...

I have a pinhole on my air cutoff valve diaphragm. Would this cause fuel or gas to be flooding the outer side of the diaphragm?
I'm chasing a stupid idle issue. I think I may have to buy a stupid...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13,706
Views: 1,942,762
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Posting this once more before I ask a few more...

Posting this once more before I ask a few more bucks and go to craigs.

Dewalt 15 gallon compressor. $250
5.4 scfm @ 90.
Hits 200 psi
1.8 hp
Hose not included. Works perfectly but thinking of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 71,964
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I went to the Kawi dealer in Loveland and asked...

I went to the Kawi dealer in Loveland and asked if they had muffler bushings... he didn't even crack a smile! C'mon!

Went to Home Depot (I know, a little on the expensive side) and picked up a few...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 71,964
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Before I go making my own bushings I was hoping...

Before I go making my own bushings I was hoping to find them here. 2011-Present KLR650 muffler bushings. There are 4 of them and I would rather not pay 17 bucks a pop. Maybe someone has 'em lyin'...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,710
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Nice work! What does the top triple look like...

Nice work!
What does the top triple look like on the forks? Is it that recommended ~1mm of distance?
I hope that's clear enough. Have you considered raising links in the rear? My Tengai sits...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 625
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I went through MasterDrive and it was great....

I went through MasterDrive and it was great. Yeah, it's intensive but I remember every single aspect. Plus, the slide simulation and slalom course is fun. Good techniques transferred over to my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,710
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Wow! You're definitely not playin' around with...

Wow! You're definitely not playin' around with that installation. I thought it would take you at least a few days to button it up. That piston is so sexy.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13,706
Views: 1,942,762
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I forgot to mention, dangit, that the hose will...

I forgot to mention, dangit, that the hose will not be going with the compressor. I've got a pending buyer as well. I'll make sure I update my post if it sells.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 13,706
Views: 1,942,762
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Dewalt 15 gallon compressor. $250 5.4 scfm @...

Dewalt 15 gallon compressor. $250
5.4 scfm @ 90.
200 psi.
1.8 hp
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-bbY3cqbqNq0/UcljHDdl9sI/AAAAAAAAEKg/mSjBkV2qQm0/s640/P1010766.JPG

Craftsman motorcycle lift....
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,710
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I don't have a pic of mine but the Tengai choke...

I don't have a pic of mine but the Tengai choke is inward of the controls...
http://www.boxhill.co.uk/forum/phpBB2/album_pic.php?pic_id=10919

...whereas the normal KLR has a choke lever that is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,710
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Well, good. I'll contribute some more... I...

Well, good. I'll contribute some more... I splurged on this fancy piece of brass even though it eliminates the cool and unique Tengai choke......
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,710
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
One of the last things I did was purchase a...

One of the last things I did was purchase a subframe from a 2011 model. Now I can put a normal KLR rack on the rear of the bike. Got the DirtRacks set to mount up. Check out the comparison!
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I second all of these. My recommendation...

I second all of these.

My recommendation would be Ace Gilletts. One-of-a-kind atmosphere and you really cant go wrong with any place up here for beer.

Breakfast, yep, Lucile's.
Lunch, shoot,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,710
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Nice work so far. I don't have a picture of the...

Nice work so far.
I don't have a picture of the bike yet. It's not finished and it's so dang close. I'll be posting some pics as soon as I can get around to finishing it. Need more income!
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,710
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
The Tengai front fender could be modified to act...

The Tengai front fender could be modified to act as a fork brace. I've considered it but it might be too much.

My Tengai had that same rear tire on it too!...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8,013
Views: 1,831,472
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
Love it. Gives me motivation.

Love it. Gives me motivation.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13,706
Views: 1,942,762
Posted By L-ucky-S-ix
I think I really need to get some things sold....

I think I really need to get some things sold. Have to move very soon and I have too much stuff! So look to the Pay It Forward thread for goodies soon.
This is another bimmer that I will advertise...
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