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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 07:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,089
Posted By Chuckracer
Thanks. I know most of you think I'm nuts, but I...

Thanks. I know most of you think I'm nuts, but I want to go back to a streetbike and a dirtbike. And hopefully find enough money to make a move happen. I've got too much money wrapped up in this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,089
Posted By Chuckracer
Thanks guys, everything's changing and I need the...

Thanks guys, everything's changing and I need the money. It's that simple. :deal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 01:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,089
Posted By Chuckracer
I'm a Legend! If you're gonna take the piss...

I'm a Legend!

If you're gonna take the piss outta me, how about at least bumping my ad back to the top...thankee kindly.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Chuckracer
Kevin took care of me, so no worries there!

Kevin took care of me, so no worries there!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Chuckracer
My new Warp9's live up to their name...their...

My new Warp9's live up to their name...their warped. :huh

Buy Galfer or EBC. Don't buy cheap rotors.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,514
Posted By Chuckracer
Seized outer sprocket carrier bearing?

Seized outer sprocket carrier bearing?
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By Chuckracer
I used to own and race Hawks back in the 90's. I...

I used to own and race Hawks back in the 90's. I was a "Hawk Guy". I recently had a chance at a clean '90 and really thought I wanted it...till I rode it.

Hmm...

I'd forgotten about the long...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By Chuckracer
There's on on Number Four Road, just south of...

There's on on Number Four Road, just south of Crystaldale/Erie Canal road.


http://chuckracer.smugmug.com/Tags2015/i-4pK4CKb/0/L/DSC_3039-L.jpg (http://chuckracer.smugmug.com/Tags2015/i-4pK4CKb/A)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,635
Posted By Chuckracer
Right on! Learning from you!! :D

Right on! Learning from you!! :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By Chuckracer
No you don't. You've never get it in neutral at a...

No you don't. You've never get it in neutral at a stop.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,317
Posted By Chuckracer
Lower the better. If you have racks, right behind...

Lower the better. If you have racks, right behind the passenger peg works well. Otherwise use the rear grab handle. It's more foot than lift. My '04 and '05 were virtually impossible for me. My '12...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 185,638
Posted By Chuckracer
Riding. Tomorrow. Motorcycles. Who's in? Where we...

Riding. Tomorrow. Motorcycles. Who's in? Where we headed? :ear
Forum: Racing 05-15-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,621
Posted By Chuckracer
Any word on the weather this weekend?

Any word on the weather this weekend?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Chuckracer
Haven't been on it this year, but unless they've...

Haven't been on it this year, but unless they've repaved the whole thing, it's still rough as hell.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Chuckracer
They're cheap enough to buy two or three and have...

They're cheap enough to buy two or three and have on hand.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,635
Posted By Chuckracer
It's not over, Andras, until YOU say it's over.

It's not over, Andras, until YOU say it's over.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By Chuckracer
Remove the caps and springs, collapse the fork...

Remove the caps and springs, collapse the fork tube and pull the damper rod all the way out. Apply a good side-torque to the rod as you final-tighten the compression stack/bottom cap.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 185,638
Posted By Chuckracer
I was riding with Paige Huston, owner of PJ's...

I was riding with Paige Huston, owner of PJ's Parts that day - she knows that road like her own Mother's handwriting and was schooling me. We stopped in one corner and hiked up the hill to this....
Forum: Racing 05-13-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,706
Posted By Chuckracer
Whatta bizarre thread - even for this place! ...

Whatta bizarre thread - even for this place!

They did say they were going to finish out the season.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-13-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,139
Posted By Chuckracer
Before you take it apart, try bleeding/replacing...

Before you take it apart, try bleeding/replacing the hydraulic clutch with fresh mineral oil. Could be all it needs.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 185,638
Posted By Chuckracer
K, well that's exciting! Got pics? :D

K, well that's exciting! Got pics? :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 185,638
Posted By Chuckracer
It was just an incredible week. That area IS East...

It was just an incredible week. That area IS East Coast Motorcycle Mecca, make no mistake. I'm still riding the high and will be worthless all week, I'm sure!

The KTM worked great everywhere, and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 185,638
Posted By Chuckracer
http://chuckracer.smugmug.com/ECM2015/i-XkCS6F5/0/...

http://chuckracer.smugmug.com/ECM2015/i-XkCS6F5/0/X2/DSC_3054-X2.jpg
http://chuckracer.smugmug.com/ECM2015/i-kNdMrpZ/0/X2/DSC_3104-X2.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 185,638
Posted By Chuckracer
Spec-freaking-tacular week!! ...

Spec-freaking-tacular week!!

http://chuckracer.smugmug.com/ECM2015/i-VBwrbxx/0/X2/Dragon5915-3-X2.jpg
http://chuckracer.smugmug.com/ECM2015/i-FQKzNTJ/0/X2/DSC_3059-X2.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Chuckracer
That measurement is not critical.

That measurement is not critical.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,667
Posted By Chuckracer
I've regretted every one I sold, but none of the...

I've regretted every one I sold, but none of the ones I bought.

I could never go back down to a Japanese bike. Never.
Forum: Racing 05-08-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,706
Posted By Chuckracer
Who's surprised? Show of hands?

Who's surprised? Show of hands?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,837
Posted By Chuckracer
I'm maybe 160 all geared up and like the 5.8's. ...

I'm maybe 160 all geared up and like the 5.8's.

Straight rate...always straight rate. Slavens, KTMTwins, Superplush, Konflict...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,837
Posted By Chuckracer
Problem is those soft rates...when you touch the...

Problem is those soft rates...when you touch the front brake it blows through it's travel. Then in sand or soft stuff it's tuck-happy cause the front end's too low.

Springs on the front transform...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By Chuckracer
Heh...you're about to learn all about carburation...

Heh...you're about to learn all about carburation and jetting, float heights, etc.

Dive in - the water's fine!! :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By Chuckracer
If no fluid came out when the bleeder was open...

If no fluid came out when the bleeder was open and you pushed the pistons back in, that needs to be addressed. It's plugged somehow.

Remove the bleeder...maybe it's just plugged?

Empty system...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,139
Posted By Chuckracer
Loose/too big/missing oil jet will do this. So...

Loose/too big/missing oil jet will do this. So will the old "groove in the steel plate next to the bellville spring".
Simple fix, makes a world of difference on older clutches.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,000
Posted By Chuckracer
Awww, damn. :evil

Awww, damn. :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-06-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,837
Posted By Chuckracer
A lot of this depends on your tire. With a stock...

A lot of this depends on your tire. With a stock Scorp on the front, 20mm drop only begins to get some turning ability back, otherwise the bike steers like a truck.
With a new TKC on the front it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 18,366
Posted By Chuckracer
[QUOTE=NeptuneTriton;26712831]Well, some of you...

[QUOTE=NeptuneTriton;26712831]Well, some of you are going to say I cheated :evil but after doing some research I found plenty of guys who just cut and capped the hose because it's functionally the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-03-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 185,638
Posted By Chuckracer
Oh heck...thanks David, and sorry i missed you. I...

Oh heck...thanks David, and sorry i missed you. I was loaded and gone at first light. Had I known you were in the neighborhood I'd have told you how to break into my place so you could kick back,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-02-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 185,638
Posted By Chuckracer
Change of plan: Bike going in truck, Chuck going...

Change of plan: Bike going in truck, Chuck going in truck, Chuck drive truck to Fontana, etc.

My life...:huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-02-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 185,638
Posted By Chuckracer
Well, that was a short trip-. Made it as far as...

Well, that was a short trip-. Made it as far as Adams - bike problems, body problems...resulting in head problems and I'm back home.
Forum: Racing 05-01-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,677
Views: 157,783
Posted By Chuckracer
Oh good God...not this again. :huh

Oh good God...not this again. :huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Chuckracer
Doesn't sound broke to me.

Doesn't sound broke to me.
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