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Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By sailorninja
As much as I would rather buy something in the...

As much as I would rather buy something in the flea market everything is a bit out of my price range for the moment. This 250 wasn't in my price range but after talking to him a little bit he agreed...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By sailorninja
There are closer Ninjas, I just like the look of...

There are closer Ninjas, I just like the look of this one. I'll be sure to check it out thoroughly.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By sailorninja
North Carolina lol [emoji16]

North Carolina lol [emoji16]
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By sailorninja
Found a 250 about 5 hr drive away in a good price...

Found a 250 about 5 hr drive away in a good price range, now just get to get someone to go meet with me and I'll be a bike owner again.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
I think I'm going to go with a Running 250 i...

I think I'm going to go with a Running 250 i found instead.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
Yes, however after reading online and talking to...

Yes, however after reading online and talking to people on here, it's safe to assume there is probably more wrong with it.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By sailorninja
He said he isn't sure what happened, he was...

He said he isn't sure what happened, he was driving it to work one day and next that... I called some shops and the head gasket is cheap and the labor is around $300, and I know of a ninja 250 with...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
I would be finding someone who knew more about...

I would be finding someone who knew more about motorcycles to go and check it out.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By sailorninja
600 Obo, i dont know exactly how to verify that...

600 Obo, i dont know exactly how to verify that is the only issue?
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By sailorninja
Ninja 500, worth the repair?

I found an 07 ninja 500 needing a head gasket, 14k miles, clear title, body is in great shape, rather clean.

The owner says they were riding it for commute and the head blew and they don't have...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
Quick question for any possible Ninja 500 owners!...

Quick question for any possible Ninja 500 owners! [emoji16]

I'm not sure whether this is a good or bad deal,
It's a 2007 Ninja 500, has 14k miles, needs a head gasket.
It's $700 obo, is it a...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,465
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 331,211
Posted By sailorninja
Don't go to your local motorcycle dealer and look...

Don't go to your local motorcycle dealer and look at/set on bikes when you're missing riding. It's only a tease. 😔
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 289,569
Posted By sailorninja
Any suggestions for a dual sport noob? I'm used...

Any suggestions for a dual sport noob? I'm used to the weight of an '06 ninja 250, I'm 5' 3, want something that will handle on road just as well as off road as I will be using it for commuting as...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-20-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 395,562
Posted By sailorninja
Looks like an American flag!

Looks like an American flag!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-30-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 395,562
Posted By sailorninja
http://i1370.photobucket.com/albums/ag241/karliecb...

http://i1370.photobucket.com/albums/ag241/karliecbeaver93/DSCF2151_zpse6a36547.jpg

NC, two years ago?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10,228
Views: 2,140,863
Posted By sailorninja
Dirty bikes have more fun. :nod

Dirty bikes have more fun. :nod
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 395,562
Posted By sailorninja
Was lucky enough to catch this gorgeous view...

Was lucky enough to catch this gorgeous view thanks to an awesome guy I know. :D

Maine
http://i1370.photobucket.com/albums/ag241/karliecbeaver93/1207141600a_zpsfd37da58.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-09-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 395,562
Posted By sailorninja
Portland, Maine, Sunset. ...

Portland, Maine, Sunset.
http://i1370.photobucket.com/albums/ag241/karliecbeaver93/Life/Um%20Me/Maine%202014/IMG_20141031_173546_zps8bdb1d9c.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
/endrant. i agree, if i could work on it myself,...

/endrant. i agree, if i could work on it myself, i would have saved some money. However, the spark plugs helped a great deal, surprisingly. Apparently I need to invest in a new battery within the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
$90 and two new spark plugs later.....I took the...

$90 and two new spark plugs later.....I took the bike to mechanic, says he thinks it runs fine, sounds a little weak when idling, thinks it could be the carbs need to be cleaned, but that would put...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 47,007
Views: 2,873,525
Posted By sailorninja
Gorgeous!! Maine looks beautiful! What part of...

Gorgeous!! Maine looks beautiful!
What part of Maine is this?
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
I pushed on it trying to figure out how it was...

I pushed on it trying to figure out how it was loose or even came out, it is in there....so I put the hose back over it which took a while considering how right of a fit it was! Hopefully that is...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
Kind of thought things went too well......

Kind of thought things went too well... [emoji378]

Somewhere, the bike is still leaking? Oil, it is on top of the motor, but hasn't/doesn't leak to the ground.

Also is this the petcock nipple?...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10,228
Views: 2,140,863
Posted By sailorninja
I think it's a stupid question. I've been asked...

I think it's a stupid question. I've been asked several times when I'm getting a "real" bike, and I kind of what to ask if unbeknownst to me that mine might be imaginary. I have a Ninja 250, which...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
Me too!! Adv ftw!! [emoji122]

Me too!! Adv ftw!! [emoji122]
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
I feel like I should add to what he (above) said....

I feel like I should add to what he (above) said. Today, that didn't happen, hose was the only thing that came out, I'll check tomorrow and see if it's still there.....
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
Say I wanted to use the JB weld repair option...

Say I wanted to use the JB weld repair option until I returned from a trip, how do I attempt to repair it?
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
I plugged it (hose), rode the bike around and it...

I plugged it (hose), rode the bike around and it seriously drove like nothing has ever been wrong with it. Idled fine, everything.

:bow

What the hell do I do now? :ear
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
it is more steady, I don't know if it rides...

it is more steady, I don't know if it rides better, I will try it and see. It doesn't look cracked, it had slid down off the gold thing?
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
I pulled it off, and plugged it, let it idle on...

I pulled it off, and plugged it, let it idle on pri and it sounded a little bit stronger.
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
Would that affect the way it runs as well?

Would that affect the way it runs as well?
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
After changing the oil and filter recently, it...

After changing the oil and filter recently, it has been fine, the only issue now is the rough idling and the needle is moving up and down when trying to idle. I'm pretty sure it needs the carbs...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
Sadly, the bike is running even worse. Did great...

Sadly, the bike is running even worse. Did great sunday! but today the idle is worse, runs like @#$% and the local shops I've called gave me a "it'll be later next month before I could even look at...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
Air filter, not sure, but I just did the oil...

Air filter, not sure, but I just did the oil filter.
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
Bike has been running a lot better since I did...

Bike has been running a lot better since I did all the oil work, however it still feels like it is bogged down. I took it on a ride with a friend Sunday, with a suggestions to give the bike more time...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-04-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 395,562
Posted By sailorninja
https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfa1/v/t1.0-9/10365752_10152402451034326_8805966673629232021_n.jpg?oh=59b60ecd7efaec0bd66c10f435fe38e9&oe=54B99566&__gda__=1421482635_f192eee5f8639d10...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
Don't be in such a rush to say it!! It may not...

Don't be in such a rush to say it!! It may not last forever! [emoji378]

Internet and questions are my best friends in these situations!
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
I spent the evening changing the oil, oil filter,...

I spent the evening changing the oil, oil filter, oil filter screen, draining gas (just extra precaution) and cleaning up the bike, runs a lot better, "milky" oil is now history!! Hopefully this is...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
New question! So I have been googling around a...

New question!
So I have been googling around a lot and staring at my bike hoping the answer might just "come to me", I noticed that the oil is muddy or "milky", and further research suggests it is a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 309,151
Posted By sailorninja
Fresh out, left a few spots on the floor while I...

Fresh out, left a few spots on the floor while I was waiting on it to warm up before I left apparently, came back and here's some pictures of what has oil on it and on my hand....
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