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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 10:26 AM
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Posted By 2old2Bbold
Does anyone really believe Honda is going to...

Does anyone really believe Honda is going to offer this bike with DCT only ? :huh

You street riders can have that DCT thing.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,804
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Mine came out very easily. Almost too easy. The...

Mine came out very easily. Almost too easy. The old 2 stroke crank shaft seals were sometimes a struggle., but these seals have little to no (oil) pressure on them and appear to be installed with no...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17,613
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Posted By 2old2Bbold
Yes, I forgot. I used a piece of a plastic bag...

Yes, I forgot. I used a piece of a plastic bag stretched over the shaft and greased it up. It's a tighter fit than I expected. Works good for sliding fork seals on too.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 06:11 PM
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Posted By 2old2Bbold
I just replaced mine...and the shifter seal....

I just replaced mine...and the shifter seal. Easy.... I used a small common screw driver with a smooth shaft (don't want to scratch the shaft). Insert (tap) the tip between the seal and the shaft...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-01-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14,468
Views: 5,264,155
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Haven't had basic electronics since "64 so don't...

Haven't had basic electronics since "64 so don't be too harsh on me.... You have a good general idea of how it works. First a little basics. When a magnetic field (magnets in the flywheel/rotor) cut...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-28-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,501
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Looks like the "95 head can be saved with a...

Looks like the "95 head can be saved with a little careful polishing. Or get some new used rockers and cam off ebay. The cam bearing journals are the critical part. The "98 head looks great. The...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-28-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 111,095
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Here's an old pic from the "80's a little...

Here's an old pic from the "80's a little southwest of Monterrey Mexico...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-hkhH2Bw/0/L/i-hkhH2Bw-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-28-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 111,095
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Sounds about right. In "72 we had a group of a...

Sounds about right. In "72 we had a group of a bought ten that rode together every weekend. As far as I know, non are dead yet but some have had some real close calls. Only two of us still ride, but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
The springs absorb some of the shock in the drive...

The springs absorb some of the shock in the drive train when you drop the clutch.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-27-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,501
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Maybe you can do something kinda like this.......

Maybe you can do something kinda like this.... http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=992337&page=4

Finished mount ...... http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24678557&postcount=97
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6,143
Views: 1,068,302
Posted By 2old2Bbold
After you knock it over and help pick it up, we...

After you knock it over and help pick it up, we will have a good idea of what it weighs. :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12,795
Views: 1,707,601
Posted By 2old2Bbold
There's another one on ebay.

There's another one on ebay.
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 You bought a bike for $400 and...

:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 You bought a bike for $400 and you expect it to start.

Cold is going to make things worse. When it got really cold (below -60F) we had to use this giant heater on a trailer...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-23-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6,143
Views: 1,068,302
Posted By 2old2Bbold
You are not going to save much weight with the...

You are not going to save much weight with the frame no matter the material. And good luck finding anyone to weld on an alloy frame if you really need it.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-20-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 111,095
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Yep, be interesting to know how many still ride...

Yep, be interesting to know how many still ride ?????
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Nope. I read those threads (distech and Pablo)...

Nope. I read those threads (distech and Pablo) several times. and book mark the interesting posts. It's just my thing. I like motors. :thumb
Personally rebuilt well over 1k old VW motors ( and a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
More heads.......

More heads.... http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=11742870&postcount=77

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=11655346&postcount=39
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Heads.......

Heads.... http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=11740918&postcount=76
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 75,241
Posted By 2old2Bbold
I really like the old Helly Hansen polypro stuff....

I really like the old Helly Hansen polypro stuff. That Lifa poly pro from the "80's was great. Think it was developed for cross country skiers and paddlers. Wash and drip dry in 15 min. Don't know if...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 12:25 PM
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Views: 1,707,601
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Motor probably has to come completely apart and...

Motor probably has to come completely apart and gears replaced.
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
FWIW I've been using Berrymans Carb cleaner in...

FWIW I've been using Berrymans Carb cleaner in the one gallon can with the basket for years with good results. ~ $20 and lasts for years. Don't leave it in there for more than about an hour and wash...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-18-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,501
Posted By 2old2Bbold
There's a good chance you are not going to have...

There's a good chance you are not going to have much choice where you mount the motor. I think you need to put the rear tire/rim on the center line of the frame/swing arm. Then make spacers for the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
I'm not familiar with the DRZ clutch. My question...

I'm not familiar with the DRZ clutch. My question is, if the DRZ rekluse fits the DR350, I wonder how close the DRZ clutch is to fitting the DR350. I'm guessing no go, but since the DRZ replaced the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
How close do you think the DRZ clutch is to the...

How close do you think the DRZ clutch is to the DR350 ?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-17-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,501
Posted By 2old2Bbold
I think you can do it, but it's gonna take some...

I think you can do it, but it's gonna take some time and work and money. A lot more than you think. Getting the motor sprocket as close as possible to the swing arm pivot is important to keep the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Biggest concern will be getting the front...

Biggest concern will be getting the front sprocket in the correct place.... front/back, up/down, in/out.
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
I would have no hesitation with that. Done it...

I would have no hesitation with that. Done it many times. But if you haven't done it before, be careful. One way to do it is run the rope between the forks below the lower clamp (gives a straight...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Pull the plug and blow out the cyl real good, so...

Pull the plug and blow out the cyl real good, so you know it's not flooded. Fill the spark plug with gas ( or pour a very, very small amount of gas in the plug hole). Then do the bump start thing...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
That ought to work. Couldn't tell from the other...

That ought to work. Couldn't tell from the other pics how deep it was seated.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Looks good. Now let's fire her up and see how she...

Looks good. Now let's fire her up and see how she runs. :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,804
Posted By 2old2Bbold
I'm doing this because I prefer a disc brake and...

I'm doing this because I prefer a disc brake and wanted to use available wheel and brake parts. And I have already changed the complete front end to XR650L.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
There are 2 little brass removable air jets in...

There are 2 little brass removable air jets in the carb throat...air filter side. IIRC the bigger one is for the "choke" circuit and the other one is for the idle fuel circuit. It will definitely run...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17,613
Views: 5,350,804
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Yes, just about finished with it. Still working...

Yes, just about finished with it. Still working on the spacer for the sprocket. Will post it up soon.
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
From the diagram on page 4-8 in the manual, it...

From the diagram on page 4-8 in the manual, it looks like the oil from the head goes the other way.... feeds the return line from the scavenge pump and goes to the frame oil tank.
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
That might work if the rubber hose isn't too long...

That might work if the rubber hose isn't too long and doesn't kink. I think I have some sterling tube I could bend enough to make work if it doesn't. Might find some small dia. soft copper tube at a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
That should be doable. Might try soft copper,...

That should be doable. Might try soft copper, brass might be a little hard to bend. Jewelry is one of my hobbies also ... http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18835661&postcount=2194 .......
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Looks like the JB weld might be like what...

Looks like the JB weld might be like what happened here..... http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25917366&postcount=29106 ... But your little brass tube is gone. :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
One on the plastic float assy and one on the...

One on the plastic float assy and one on the needle seat... http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10692533&postcount=20
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
If you have the idle speed screw maxed out, the...

If you have the idle speed screw maxed out, the idle fuel jet may be clogged. Try cleaning the idle jet and return the idle speed screw to normal... first.
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 30,335
Views: 3,772,127
Posted By 2old2Bbold
Two different symptoms. The old traditional back...

Two different symptoms. The old traditional back fire out the tail pipe doesn't happen much any more. Caused by loss of spark, a build up of gas in the exhaust and regaining spark..... BANG !!! ...
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