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Forum: The Garage 12-17-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By Just Max
If you are set on buying, I would consider the...

If you are set on buying, I would consider the kit from RRRTools.

http://www.rrrtoolsolutions.com
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-16-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
So.. I'm going to have KSR Wheels...

So.. I'm going to have KSR Wheels (http://www.ksrwheels.net/productcart/pc/viewCategories.asp) build me a 19x2.5 on my drz hub. The 2.5 is more $$ but has a safety bead, so I can run (with correct...
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By Just Max
Yep. roll your own. ...

Yep. roll your own.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=262998


I made one that lives on the bike. Under the seat. Making space a challenge. Everything is a compromise. Best...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-14-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
Thanks!! Edit: Our math & reasoning is aligned. ...

Thanks!! Edit: Our math & reasoning is aligned. I'm currently at 207lbs (trying to gain weight) and my bike is going to end up heavier than yours. As much as I would like it to only be 50lbs...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-13-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
Pennswoodsed and Roadracer_Al - you both have...

Pennswoodsed and Roadracer_Al - you both have PMs.. Thanks for the offers.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-13-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
I think this is the plan a 19/17 combo.. I have...

I think this is the plan a 19/17 combo.. I have a post on woody's thread. He has a 2.5" rim with a safety bead. Which (with a seal job) would let me run tubeless. So that's intriguing.

I'm...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3,141
Views: 556,491
Posted By Just Max
Woody, First, thanks for this thread, a...

Woody,

First, thanks for this thread, a quick search and I have a good idea what your answer is going to be without asking.


Thanks!!

Max
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-11-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
Well Crap. I remember reading (and writing down)...

Well Crap. I remember reading (and writing down) somebody ran .52s I guess I'm on my own. Won't be the first time.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-11-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
Yeah. I don't know how I missed it the first...

Yeah. I don't know how I missed it the first time around. I entertained welding it, and would for a trail only bike. But not a 100mph street bike.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-10-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
Ok.. back to my front wheel. Assuming I...

Ok.. back to my front wheel.


Assuming I use the DRZ400 hub, or a RM250 Hub (no speedo)

I need a 2.15x19 36H wheel. All the Japanese have the same spoke angle?


LIKE THIS?...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-10-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
Yes SW Motech. It is flat, and they made it...

Yes SW Motech. It is flat, and they made it align with the exhaust. It almost gives you a flat belly pan from wheel to wheel, that's what I liked about it.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-10-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-XQqXYyScPiY/VIh...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-XQqXYyScPiY/VIhELrGwTAI/AAAAAAAABEg/9MXAa1HAE9Q/w1024-h576-no/20141210_075040
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-09-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
thanks to Yella DR, I have a sudden urge to learn...

thanks to Yella DR, I have a sudden urge to learn all about being a wheelright.


odd right?

http://www.warp9racing.com/how_to/Build_Motorcycle_Wheel/sara2.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-09-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
Yeah.. and the south bend 3 jaw that came with...

Yeah.. and the south bend 3 jaw that came with this lathe either just sucks, or is worn out. It takes a good bit of "adjustment" to get material chucked up close to what I would call centered.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-09-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
Great suggestion! That would give me a 19" spoke...

Great suggestion! That would give me a 19" spoke rim, if only I can do it for cost less expensive. Lots of reading to do, I guess.

Only found a crack on the rim. Didn't look that closely at...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,551,440
Posted By Just Max
Started a build thread. Another versys get's the...

Started a build thread. Another versys get's the dirt ninja adv injection.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-FgWPf_GAeNY/VIWgysBoQDI/AAAAAAAABDk/yK7bohOqm20/w1024-h576-no/20141208_075154
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-08-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
Last update and we will be all caught up. I...

Last update and we will be all caught up.

I took another ebay gamble. This time a DRZ front wheel. I had been striking out on DL1000 wheels, and this one popped up. I know the 21 is tall, but...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-08-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
Good question. Short answer is because I don't...

Good question. Short answer is because I don't have a parting tool. I bought the lathe and mill last year w/out any tooling. I've been making some good progress, picking up things at auctions and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-08-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
Now for the fun part. ...

Now for the fun part.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-__oj5dQT7d0/VIO_FWlJeJI/AAAAAAAABD4/hVuqothQ9UY/w1024-h576-no/20141206_164528


Make some final measurements. Sketch it up and jump in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-08-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
New shim stack. ...

New shim stack.


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-cC1IJCS813Y/VHKBLW09HrI/AAAAAAAAA-8/F3qaV4Rhp5k/w1024-h576-no/20141123_164748
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-08-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
I also wanted to re-spring the forks. I know...

I also wanted to re-spring the forks. I know JDRocks has had a lot of success with the OEM spring rate (and he is a bit bigger than I am). However, what I hated most about the factory versys was...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-08-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
Trying to keep the budget in track. I started...

Trying to keep the budget in track. I started shopping. I've been shopping for a few months.

Took a chance on some 2001 "DIRT" drz forks. Lucky the seller knew the difference and got a set...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-08-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,932
Posted By Just Max
Just another Versys getting the adv treatment

"No, It's a street bike. If you want a adv bike by a v-strom" you say.

So, I fell in love with this silly little bike in 2012. I rented one, a 2007 I think, from Mr. Mechanic. As you can...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,482
Posted By Just Max
Checked dealer inventory on the kawaisaki site...

Checked dealer inventory on the kawaisaki site yesterday. Nothing shows, within 100 miles of Philly.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-18-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 480,205
Posted By Just Max
Flagged for removal

Flagged for removal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-12-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13,714
Views: 612,614
Posted By Just Max
Yes, thanks Bikehigh. We did about 300 miles of...

Yes, thanks Bikehigh. We did about 300 miles of twisted PA roads. Just 2 fuel & coffe stops, and a quick bite at port clinton hotel. Great day, even better when the sky was blue.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-10-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13,714
Views: 612,614
Posted By Just Max
7 works. see you there.

7 works. see you there.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-10-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13,714
Views: 612,614
Posted By Just Max
I can't remember where you are coming from....

I can't remember where you are coming from. Delco? We could meet out on 30 somewhere. Gap?

Early is fine. I have to be back around 4.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-10-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13,714
Views: 612,614
Posted By Just Max
I was thinking Shamokin / Centralia. Maybe some...

I was thinking Shamokin / Centralia. Maybe some union hotel for late lunch. But I don't have grand plans beyond getting a bit lost.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-10-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13,714
Views: 612,614
Posted By Just Max
Anybody riding tomorrow? :ear

Anybody riding tomorrow? :ear
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-30-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 41,205
Posted By Just Max
Just going to leave this right here, and back...

Just going to leave this right here, and back away slowly.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1020272
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-26-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13,714
Views: 612,614
Posted By Just Max
not going to make it today. catch you next time.

not going to make it today. catch you next time.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-21-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13,714
Views: 612,614
Posted By Just Max
Wait. That is my happy face. See you DBs...

Wait. That is my happy face.

See you DBs Sunday.
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 25,052
Views: 4,412,928
Posted By Just Max
Link for the cheap shims? Remember it's 2...

Link for the cheap shims?

Remember it's 2 sides. High and low speed stacks. I found a race tech pdf (for the wrong bike) online. Based on that 50 is middle of the road.

I'm happy to be...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 25,052
Views: 4,412,928
Posted By Just Max
Race Tech Gold Valves

I bought a pair of ebay forks to put on my versys. Was planning on buying RT springs and valves, but took a fork apart to make sure I got the right ones (ebay auction for 2001 'dirt' forks). I...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,986
Posted By Just Max
JD is the godfather of the rat ninja. Search his...

JD is the godfather of the rat ninja. Search his threads. It's all there.


Oh.. and IN for the RR!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 652,449
Posted By Just Max
The wheelbase is 62" on the new Vulcan, 55.5/55.7...

The wheelbase is 62" on the new Vulcan, 55.5/55.7 on the 650r / versys (from the first google hits). So it's a good 7+" longer. I'm sure some of that comes from the cruiser rake 32* vs the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 652,449
Posted By Just Max
I'm wondering if it has a longer swingarm..

I'm wondering if it has a longer swingarm..
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-09-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 652,449
Posted By Just Max
that's kinda a no brainer.. think it's the same...

that's kinda a no brainer.. think it's the same OD as the stock versys shock? - can't imagine it wouldn't be...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-09-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 652,449
Posted By Just Max
I've been wondering that.. so a SS brake line...

I've been wondering that.. so a SS brake line for a DRZ is long enough?


The 6061 tube and shim stock is in the garage, I have some boring bars and bits in my enco shopping cart. Any tricks...
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