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Forum: Americas 12-22-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26,139
Views: 2,156,171
Posted By KingsX
Batopilas to Mulege

Great full-on twisties from hwy 16 all the way over to Obregon cut-off...no narcos chasing me. Batopilas was a little tense with gunshots every night (drunk lineros)....was there 3 weeks though....
Forum: Americas 12-06-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26,139
Views: 2,156,171
Posted By KingsX
seems pretty safe to me in Batopilas

Been here a couple of weeks with Cultural Adventurer. Rented casita. Great riding, very friendly people...no hay problemas.
Good camping in Satevo 7km from Batopilas at Raul Chavez'...take dirt...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-23-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By KingsX
klr exhaust valve needed asap in santa fe

GOT IT SORTED OUT............THANKS

Anyone have an extra valve laying around, lunched motor, wayward head ?

Putting together Cultural Adventurers 2009 klr which was pumping oil, new rings...
Forum: Americas 11-23-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,480
Posted By KingsX
I've done it twice....

It's a pretty good road unless heavy rains, very pretty ride.
San Augustin is a nice little town, stop by and see Miller Bravo at Miler Motos in town, great mechanic and may have an apt or room for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,717
Posted By KingsX
The MAN hisself.......

Looks so natural...now he has 4 lifts in shop...and all loaded with bikes !

KingsXXX
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By KingsX
Post Hastings number

For those that need please !

KingsXXX
Forum: Americas 11-17-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,427
Posted By KingsX
riding

old airhead, white....happy trail pannys


kingsX
Forum: Americas 11-16-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By KingsX
Beer runs

I'd up the ante...I'll wash and polish your bike, and make the first beer run...

kings XXX
Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By KingsX
R100RT rings

Well, I tried some VW rings in 82 RT - 94mm pistons...seem to work just fine. BMW price 120 for set of 2 cylinders, VW price 26 for 4 cylinders.....had planned to put some BMW rings in but heck....
...
Forum: Americas 11-16-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,427
Posted By KingsX
sure keep in touch

You'll show better than my old pup.........


KingsX
Forum: Americas 11-16-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 26,139
Views: 2,156,171
Posted By KingsX
Here's another Colombiana

from Cartagena....$75 an hour

cheers

Kings XXX
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,717
Posted By KingsX
Tranny done - Fantastic Job

I'm going to have to recommend Marc Beyer HIGHLY ! My 4th airhead tranny rebuild and BY FAR the best. Shifts like new, no whine, no clunks, no leaks....even had a Kayser lower 1st gear installed...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 103,277
Posted By KingsX
Great Ride report...More !

algo mas, porfa ???

kingsXXX
Forum: Americas 11-16-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,394
Posted By KingsX
Tecate Nov 29

planning to cross there, and head to San Felipe - Mulege - La Paz

KingsXXX
Forum: Americas 11-15-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,427
Posted By KingsX
forgot to mention

mine's an old beater....just got liability......

kings XXX
Forum: Americas 11-15-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,427
Posted By KingsX
Baja and insurance

Should be at Tecate border the 29th heading to San Felipe and down east side.

Just got 1 year policy for Mexico from http://www.mexadventure.com/home.cfm for 116.74 USD, I think 6 month is 94 ...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-12-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,051
Posted By KingsX
K-Line

K-Line (Kawasaki) does a regular USA to EU and Turkey RORO shipping...base price is 400 USD + bunker fuel, insurance, etc...ends up being about 850 including paying customs etc at the other end for...
Forum: Americas 11-11-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,646
Posted By KingsX
Ajo insurance

in Ajo, Arizona I've always found to be cheapest for 6 or 12 month policy

Kings XXX
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,972
Posted By KingsX
diesel oil

If you've ever had the front cover off an overhead cam diesel like CAT, and seen all those gears that go more than a million miles, you'd see the sense of using diesel rated oil

my 2c

Kings XXX
Forum: Americas 11-10-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 56,497
Posted By KingsX
Great place

I worked for Andrew when I lived in CR, lived at Rancho....great time, great place....highly recommended !
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,972
Posted By KingsX
I've had the opposite experience

Switching to synthetic pretty much stopped leaks for me


KingsXXX
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,972
Posted By KingsX
Rotella

I'm sold on rotella 5w40 Syn 6 Diesel synthetic oil
cheap at Wallywhirled


KingsXXX
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,189
Posted By KingsX
more low and midrange response

I swapped out carb slide springs from a later model R100 series, they are wound coarser and keep the slide from
coming up so fast....noticeable improvement for minimal bucks...I think 85 and up had...
Forum: Americas 11-08-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By KingsX
thread

Yea I hit that one...
When are you going ? I'm planning Tecate to Loreto/Mulege also, mostly back roads and camping and beaches/beer....I have a connection in Mulege with Tap Tapley, the founder of...
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By KingsX
check tranny oil

front seal leak can get on clutch disc
Forum: Americas 11-07-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,924
Posted By KingsX
Mierda Trice

You use that line ??????:1drink
Forum: Americas 11-07-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,924
Posted By KingsX
one I use a lot

nunca en mi puta vida ....followed by whatever it is you are complaining about

(never in my fecking life have I) more or less...........



KingsXXX
Forum: Americas 11-03-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By KingsX
Whose going to Baja Dec 1st-ish

Leaving Santa Fe around or before Dec 1st to Algodones crossing probably, down to San Felipe, back roads down to Mulege and Loreto, eventually to La Paz and over on ferry.
Camping a lot, slow to...
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 113,559
Posted By KingsX
Mitas tires available

I was following links after reading how well Mitas tires perform, like one guy getting 30,000km on a set on RTW
trip....and I found in Canada the dealer who has all the tires in stock...$35 shipping...
Forum: Americas 10-19-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,971
Posted By KingsX
First week December

I'm going from New Mexico - planning crossing at Tecate around 1st week December, could be a little sooner - first destination Mulege for a couple of weeks, then on down slowly to Chiapas.

KingsX
Forum: Americas 10-16-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By KingsX
Try these cargo shippers too

KLine...google it - RORO from Eu to USA east coast is about 700 dollars all in.

Schumacher Cargo in Los Angeles does container shipping both ways for a tiny bit less.

King
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By KingsX
I may try a /6 seat

Found one locally - fits perfect and A LOT MORE COMFORTABLE than RT seat...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By KingsX
just found a corbin, I think

Single from R80 at Marc Beyer's repair shop in Santa Fe...going there tomorrow to check it...he says it will fit except
need to fab a rear cross mount..............


KX
Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By KingsX
Just bought R100Rt and got rear ended need seat and cowling-rack or?

Maybe I could put the R80GS/PD single seat and big rack on it - anyone ever done this switch ?
Have access to welding for brackets and attachment points.

Its a 82 RT btw.
...
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 113,559
Posted By KingsX
I followed a link here and found this

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mitas-Tyres/225442254164256

Must be Mitas tires ? are coming here to US ..........


KX
Forum: Racing 10-10-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By KingsX
Mitas racing and tires

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mitas-Tyres/225442254164256

just read this link....I was thinking on using Mitas as well, I think they can be purchased here -

www.mitasmx.com

KX
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12,426
Views: 1,623,634
Posted By KingsX
Santa Fe KLR

http://santafe.craigslist.org/mcy/2641415306.html

old and cheap


KX
Forum: Old's Cool 10-05-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By KingsX
hmmmm..

I didn't know the coils were different...still interested in a swap though

My can and coils and ecu for your can and coils

I'm thinking I'll pull the resistor caps and just put plain plug caps...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By KingsX
Trade Beancans ??

I now have an R100Rt...want to swap out my electronic for points can off I think it is 79-80 ?

Trade can and ecu for your can.

King s X
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,717
Posted By KingsX
Grand opening Saturday 12 - 6

I stopped by yesterday and YES there is a Grand opening....sadly no beer unless you bring your own !

KX
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