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Forum: Road Warriors 06-28-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,755
Posted By brucifer
:lol3 Okay, I got a chuckle out of that. I had...

:lol3 Okay, I got a chuckle out of that. I had forgotten the technical name for the potato. Didn't have to look it up though, because you jogged my memory with that statement. :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14,845
Views: 1,650,964
Posted By brucifer
RFVC-- I have a set of '89 XR600 forks that I...

RFVC--
I have a set of '89 XR600 forks that I pulled apart, glass beaded the lowers and rattle canned some aluminum color on, cleaned, installed new bushings and seals, new fluid and have not been...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 92,608
Posted By brucifer
Nice! TS100? There's been a 100 and a 125 for...

Nice! TS100? There's been a 100 and a 125 for sale locally that I keep eyeballing.
I love the pipe design on these bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,653
Posted By brucifer
Haha. Yep! Ahh, you're just jealous,...

Haha. Yep!



Ahh, you're just jealous, Jim. :lol3
Seriously, I'm not a bling type either but I really like the contrast of the anodized red hubs and black rims. I think they fit nicely with the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 89,044
Posted By brucifer
Well VR, when a man feels it's time to stop--it's...

Well VR, when a man feels it's time to stop--it's time. I have the utmost respect for you hanging with it as long as you have. You're an iron man.
Enjoy your retirement and bench racing sessions....
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,653
Posted By brucifer
Still slow going but moving forward. My local...

Still slow going but moving forward.
My local guy has the shock apart. As well as rebuilding it, he is building the reservoir hose. I dropped the spring off at the powder coaters last week.

Need...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,437
Posted By brucifer
Well, around here the "legal" riding areas are...

Well, around here the "legal" riding areas are few and far between.
I live in the heart of the emerald triangle and there's a lot of growers money spent on bikes and quads--which predominantly is MX...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By brucifer
That's kind of what I was thinking it was Steve,...

That's kind of what I was thinking it was Steve, thanks. :D



Not sure what type of terrain you ride but the stock cam works great for the woods. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By brucifer
I see you have a performance cam in there...

I see you have a performance cam in there now--which brand and grind is it?
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,774
Posted By brucifer
Dave, you must be talking about this gentleman. ...

Dave, you must be talking about this gentleman.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=13&v=tCIyUK0JCNQ
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,437
Posted By brucifer
Kick start only is fine. I've been doing it for...

Kick start only is fine. I've been doing it for 40+ years. :D



trailor Rails-- I like your "inappropriate" woods bike build.
You've given me another thread to follow. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,437
Posted By brucifer
I owned an '89 KDX200 for a short time and didn't...

I owned an '89 KDX200 for a short time and didn't like it.

I'm pretty sure I've struck a deal for this one.
http://redding.craigslist.org/mcy/5054804529.html

And, he has agreed to deliver it....
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,437
Posted By brucifer
I don't hate 2-strokes!! :lol3 I just prefer...

I don't hate 2-strokes!! :lol3 I just prefer 4-strokes.

Anyway, my last post may have come off as me being butt hurt--but that's not the case.
I do appreciate your perspectives on this idea and...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,594
Posted By brucifer
Boedy, thanks for the explanation--I totally get...

Boedy, thanks for the explanation--I totally get where you're coming from. It is better to start with something nice rather than a complete POS. :lol3 Still kinda makes me cringe though. :D

I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,437
Posted By brucifer
I guess my actual question of "which bike" by...

I guess my actual question of "which bike" by someone who has put one together isn't going to get a reply. Thanks for the responses questioning my mental capacity. :D I'm done here. :muutt
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14,845
Views: 1,650,964
Posted By brucifer
Dog sitting Dave

That's neat, Dave. You need to get some pics of you and the pup on your bike and post them up. :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,437
Posted By brucifer
"The reason I even bring this up is moto bikes...

"The reason I even bring this up is moto bikes are about 95% of what comes up for sale here locally, so I was curious if I could build one into what I would like for a woods machine."
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,437
Posted By brucifer
I have owned previously since the 2000 era: '01...

I have owned previously since the 2000 era: '01 YZ426F (bought new), '01 WR426F, '03 WR450F, '05 YZ250F, '01 WR250F. The reason I even bring this up is moto bikes are about 95% of what comes up for...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,594
Posted By brucifer
[QUOTE=Boedy;26991046]Oh, the grinder and welder...

[QUOTE=Boedy;26991046]Oh, the grinder and welder will definitely be involved

Well, that's a shame. This particular bike looks to be in too nice of condition to cut up.
Oh well. It's your bike and...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-13-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 610,891
Posted By brucifer
All right, davevv! Congratulations! :clap

All right, davevv! Congratulations! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,437
Posted By brucifer
MX Bike to Woods Bike Conversion--Which One?

Okay guys, a little hypothetical :D question for you all.
If you were going to convert a-- lets say an early to mid 2000s-- motocross bike to woods work, which one would it be and why?
Said bike...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,739
Posted By brucifer
I finally did it. I've been street bikeless for...

I finally did it. I've been street bikeless for about a month now.
The CB750F in my sig is a sentimental bike. My dad who passed away almost 25 years ago now, bought it new. He sold it to a family...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-08-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By brucifer
2004 Suzuki Marauder 1600

Okay guys, another cruiser and more questions. I realize it's a re badged Mean Streak with a couple different styling cues.
Anyone have personal experience with this machine? How do/did you like ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By brucifer
I realized that as soon as I pushed the button!...

I realized that as soon as I pushed the button! :lol3 Gonna nuke it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By brucifer
2004 Suzuki Marauder 1600

Mod, please nuke.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 190,213
Posted By brucifer
I think that may be a guard for your oil line....

I think that may be a guard for your oil line. See if it fits like in the schematic and pushes on the hose to maybe keep it away from the drive chain.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11,716
Views: 1,815,199
Posted By brucifer
I've run 2 stage one Hot Cams in 2 different...

I've run 2 stage one Hot Cams in 2 different XR600s and was very happy with the performance. I had the same results as boingk.
The first was in my old 654cc '96. Was installed after the White...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 92,608
Posted By brucifer
Cool! Nice two lane road, beautiful day,...

Cool! Nice two lane road, beautiful day, enjoying a ride on vintage bike that you built, with other riders of like mind. It doesn't get much better than that. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By brucifer
Well, not going to do it. I found a different...

Well, not going to do it. I found a different bike for a different purpose to spend my money on. :D

As far as kick starting the BRP, I've never had a problem. I've had a few over the years and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By brucifer
Point taken. Nice! You must be in pretty...

Point taken.

Nice! You must be in pretty good shape. I'm 6'2" 195 and fairly fit. The big XR fits me well.

There is no rocks where I'm at. It's all nice dark brown soil and clay, lots of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By brucifer
Anyone Using an XR650R for Gnarly Singletrack?

Just wondering if anyone else has a sadistic streak in them. :lol3
After selling my last XR650R for a much lighter more powerful bike, I'm missing the tractor-like low RPM torque of the mighty XR....
Forum: Road Warriors 06-03-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,158
Posted By brucifer
Bump

Sold the Buell and am actively looking to buy.

How do these things corner?
The only cruiser I have experience with is a 2003 Shadow Spirit 1100 I bought new without even sitting on it. :huh
That...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 960,547
Posted By brucifer
Nice! All the good stuff. I was a fan of White...

Nice! All the good stuff. I was a fan of White Brothers performance parts too back then.
Had a '79 SR500 in high school in the early '80s I put a WB pipe on.
Later in '96 I bought a new XR600 and...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 960,547
Posted By brucifer
Nice FT Tytan! Was the pipe and oil cooler on it...

Nice FT Tytan! Was the pipe and oil cooler on it when you acquired it?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 92,608
Posted By brucifer
Thanks for the pics vtwin. A lot of nice bikes...

Thanks for the pics vtwin. A lot of nice bikes there.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,381
Posted By brucifer
Thanks for the explanation of the sprocket...

Thanks for the explanation of the sprocket change, Irutt. Pretty ingenious.
I probably knew that's how it worked years ago but like a lot of my "used to knows" was kicked out the back door of my...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,381
Posted By brucifer
How does the chain stay in alignment with the...

How does the chain stay in alignment with the counter shaft sprocket when swapping back and forth with the rear sprockets?
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By brucifer
This bike has no points--cdi ignition. Your...

This bike has no points--cdi ignition.
Your muffler looks like it's the one Honda used to offer in their Power Up kit they used to sell back in the day. If so, that's a rare muffler.
I believe...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By brucifer
Good thinking. Glad you were successful. Stuck...

Good thinking. Glad you were successful.
Stuck flywheels are always kinda daunting.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,653
Posted By brucifer
Thanks man!

Thanks man!
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