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Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By CrashBar
Monday Bump

$85 Shipped. Seven left

Here is one installed

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988079
Forum: Vendors 06-19-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By CrashBar
Bump

Sold some, several left. Price drop, $85 shipped.
Forum: Vendors 06-10-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By CrashBar
Pelican 1600 Silver New in Box

***SOLD OUT AS OF 7/12 - Thanks****



I have 10 of these bought by my company but never used. Still in the box, still have the sticker on them. They have a custom foam insert but are otherwise...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-03-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By CrashBar
Looking for an East or Central Mass camp area still open in Nov?

Looking for a place to overnight, want to try out some gear. Don't need any amenities, just a place to camp where I won't get hassled by the law (or have to put up with the generator running crowd)....
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,232
Posted By CrashBar
Check the exhaust for cracks

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww45/crashbar02144/k11exhaust.jpg

I couldn't find anyone to weld mine, bought a Remus instead :D

I got 99,600 miles out of my u-joint. Looked like a hand...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,315
Posted By CrashBar
Yes, the windows are intact. I can't figure out...

Yes, the windows are intact. I can't figure out how they got in. If they wanted the switch they ruined the whole panel it is in but maybe they didn't care.

Yes, no more leaving anything...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,315
Posted By CrashBar
Don't tase me Bro

Yes, the alarm in the car no longer works, either through the panic button or by locking the car with the window open and then reaching in and pushing down on the seat (my two favoriate ways to scare...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,315
Posted By CrashBar
Weird Car Break-in - Car Thief Expertise required

Last night someone broke into my 06 BMW 530i while it was parked in my driveway. They popped off the wood trim on the door (leaving it broken on the floor), ripped out the panel that contains the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 1,013,545
Posted By CrashBar
Gratuitous Mid-Winter Blues K11 "S" photo

Bike is currenitly on the lift for the winter, wheels are being painted (metallic silver) and Remus header ceramic coated ( it discolored something fierce) plus new steering head bearing and a once...
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By CrashBar
Binocular Repair?

I have a pair of Barr and Stroud AP 1900a binoculars in need of repair. Serial number is 333xx, which puts them as WWII vintage or earlier. The internal filters have come loose and I'd like to send...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 298,739
Posted By CrashBar
Obligatory end of the riding season photos

My K rewarded me for a new coat of Mystic Red with a great year. Just finished the 2012 riding season with 123K miles. Now it's into the garage this winter to be stripped down and prepped for 2013,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,896
Posted By CrashBar
93 k11lt

I've put 90,000 miles on this over the last 12 years. At my current rate I'll turn 200,000 miles in 10 years. Just got back from a 7 day, 2800 mile blast from Boston to Tennessee, Maybe I'll...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 298,739
Posted By CrashBar
I stopped the wheel thief before he got away

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww45/crashbar02144/IMG_0818.jpg

Actually outside Northern Colorado BMW in route to California to Boston. Got the last 2000 miles out of my rear tire, called...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 1,013,545
Posted By CrashBar
How about changing the air filter?

It is a 30 second, no tools required job on my 73 CB350F, on my 93 K LT, not so much... same with a battery change.
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 298,739
Posted By CrashBar
Rscue Tape

I carry a roll of this. http://www.rescuetape.com/ Have not needed it on the bike but have used it on water lines on my boat. Can handle both heat and pressure.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 298,739
Posted By CrashBar
This was me at 96K miles and loaded for bear....

This was me at 96K miles and loaded for bear. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8251350&postcount=163

This is me last weekend (Rt 9 Vermont) at 118K miles, as close as an LT can get...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 1,013,545
Posted By CrashBar
They are aftermarket, got them from Dennis Kirk...

They are aftermarket, got them from Dennis Kirk about 10 years ago. They are pretty solid and stay in place without needing any shimming.

...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 1,013,545
Posted By CrashBar
My 93 K11 LT

Fresh coat of of paint at 117K Miles. Rides better than ever.


http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww45/crashbar02144/IMG_3591.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By CrashBar
Go for it

Looks pretty decent, and getting it back to near-stock should not be that difficult. I went through something similar with my CB550 - http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=87112.0 - a little...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By CrashBar
Go for it

Looks pretty decent, and getting it back to near-stock should not be that difficult. I went through something similar with my CB550 - http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=87112.0 - a little...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 298,739
Posted By CrashBar
Topcase Free K12 LT Rack

I always thought a K2 LT would be OK if I ditched the top case - a few folks make a rack to replace it"

http://www.k1200ltrack.com/
Forum: Vendors 01-01-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,956
Posted By CrashBar
Still open for business?

Website seems to be gone....
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,820
Posted By CrashBar
K Bike

K75 if you are smaller. Tons of support and parts on-line if you do your own maintenance, solid build quality, . Here is mine at 18 years and 117,000 miles.

In my book 'reliable" is not the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-28-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,863
Posted By CrashBar
Safe GPS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80aXEkWqIes

I guess this works, although a plastic bag would be an option.
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5,932
Views: 2,362,911
Posted By CrashBar
Weekend Solo camping setup

October trip from Boston up through vermont, camped up near Killington. Bivy / down bag / inflatable thermarest / inflatable pillow / small tarp if needed. Nesting pot and cup / msr stove /...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 1,013,545
Posted By CrashBar
Twin Brothers from Different Mothers

Here is my Red 93LT with bedliner bags / remus pipe / bmw tankbag crossing the Pepacton Reservoir just after dawn last Saturday morning in route from Boston to Louisburg PA and back, 1200 miles of...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 26,266
Posted By CrashBar
Doesn't really meet any of the OP's guidelines

Other than older....light...fast/sporty (in a 1973 kind of way). It will get more attention than you might want.... Quite capable, and you sure *feel* like it is fast, as long as you are the only...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,086
Posted By CrashBar
Pilot

2 1/2 turns sounds like too much on the pilot. A quick search on sohc/4.net indicated 1 1/2 is the norm.

My 350/4 had a similar idle issue after I rebuilt the carbs, settled right down upon...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 47,288
Posted By CrashBar
Two questions

1 - what is the bar-mounted housing you put the fuel gauge in? I have a voltmeter I want to put on my K11 (and I'd love to move my temp gauge to somewhere I can see without looking down at my...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,493
Posted By CrashBar
K75

High Milage is relative. Find a 50K mile K75 and you are good for another 150. Good parts availability and lots of smart folks at motobrick.com. I'd stuck to an unfaired K bike in Florida though...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,725
Posted By CrashBar
Cb550k

Love the CB350F pics. Why the gascan? I've found that short of hitting the james bay road the tank is sufficient size. Or is that just to help start the campfire?:lol3


Back to the topic at...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,725
Posted By CrashBar
Cb350f

[QUOTE=squish;16465341] 350 four were troublesome, QUOTE]

I'm not aware of any issues with the CB350 Four beyond the normal SOHC/4 ones (other than an amazing lack of torque:lol3). I've put...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,012
Posted By CrashBar
Bags

My K1100 tank bag says it fits the K1 as well.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,306
Posted By CrashBar
More SOHC/4 shots

They sound pretty good too.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,306
Posted By CrashBar
Do these pipes make my ass look big

73 350F / 78 550K, with four pipes each as Mr Honda intended.
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,295
Posted By CrashBar
Yes, the speedmaster is manual wind, not self wind

I suspect that if it could handle the Saturn V at liftoff (150 Million Horsepower) it can handle a dirt bike :D.
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,295
Posted By CrashBar
1972 Speedmaster Pro Moonwatch

40 year old Speedy still going strong. Panatime band. I bought it used 8 years ago for about 1/3 the cost of a new one. Thought it would be too big, but it is not. Ridden all over the country, on...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,290
Posted By CrashBar
Carb parts

Cracked boots on the airbox side of the carb can be repaired with adhesive.

If you want replacements, try eBay. I tracked down all the airbox parts for my 78 cb550 without much trouble.

And...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 1,013,545
Posted By CrashBar
Phasing

Yes. Seemed like cheap insurance when I re-assembled after reading this:

http://www.k11og.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6117


Sure felt like it exploded at the time. It was the only time in...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 1,013,545
Posted By CrashBar
I had the same thing happen at 99,600 miles

Went on my first day Boston to SF in 2009. Fixed it and made the trip in 2010. Now I carry a spare, plus wrenches to pull the FD on the road. Probably won't ever happen again until 198K miles,...
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