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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-17-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By concours
Just ordered them for the Triumph Tiger 1050,...

Just ordered them for the Triumph Tiger 1050, replacing Mich PR2's, will advise.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,268
Posted By concours
Please give us an example of such an engine...

Please give us an example of such an engine...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,003
Posted By concours
QUALITY machines. :deal I've maintained them in...

QUALITY machines. :deal I've maintained them in the past..
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By concours
A common malody is a single needle roller drops...

A common malody is a single needle roller drops out of position, down onto the END of the cross, the cap is now shimmed outward by .040", caps won't sit down in the pinion yoke properly.... pull...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By concours
They should last much longer. If the mech that...

They should last much longer. If the mech that did wheel bearings failed to properly seat the rubber seals on the cables, water intrusion is likely. GREASE at the seal is a weapon against the salt...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By concours
Use the brake.

Use the brake.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-16-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By concours
clever theif, dressed the part, no one would...

clever theif, dressed the part, no one would question him....

It so sucks. My siblings and I learned this painful lesson at a young age... I hope there is a special coal shoveling station RIGHT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,840
Posted By concours
Dude... only us OLD guys even remember REVOLVING...

Dude... only us OLD guys even remember REVOLVING lights on police cars.:gerg The hand motion you describe is normally to tell your moto buds the leader has effed up, missed a turn, and we must turn...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,696
Posted By concours
http://i1040.photobucket.com/albums/b404/gsx800ho/...

http://i1040.photobucket.com/albums/b404/gsx800ho/Motorcycle%20stuff/OLD%20motorcycle%20images/SCN_0001_zps80100e35.jpg



1969 180 Scrambler, Dad bought it slightly used at SeaHorse Marine in...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By concours
NAPA has two quality levels on rotors, low rent...

NAPA has two quality levels on rotors, low rent rubbish to compete with Auto-Drone, and Premium quality, which is kinda good. On my VW I use these Meyle Platinums, and they ROCK! ...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,644
Posted By concours
Ok, enrichener makes it worse... Is that a...

Ok, enrichener makes it worse...
Is that a piston port engine? Or reed valve? A torn/tattered reed will double carburet at low speed, and only at some speeds, can cause leaning at high speed by...
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,644
Posted By concours
I've had that happen with premix. Gelatin like...

I've had that happen with premix. Gelatin like red splooge. Good call
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,644
Posted By concours
They all do that.

They all do that.
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,644
Posted By concours
OK, new info, compression test been done? Barring...

OK, new info, compression test been done? Barring the fixturing to perform a leak down test, check the crank seals, usually the PTO side dies frirst, from A) rust on the crankshaft eats the seal lip...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,644
Posted By concours
That sled was made before ethanol or even...

That sled was made before ethanol or even reformulated fuel. Less energy content, needs more of it. Most engines are over fueled, that racer is ragged edge lean out of the box. Take the mains up two...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,821
Posted By concours
Just reiteration, the Klim Gore-Tex shell jackets...

Just reiteration, the Klim Gore-Tex shell jackets have a lining material that GRABS fleece like Velcro, absolutely SUCKS trying to put my Valdez on over fleece.
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By concours
Stop. Test, don't guess. "switch try to engage"?...

Stop. Test, don't guess. "switch try to engage"? you mean a relay clicking?
"hear the juice"? same as above?

1) put a voltmeter on the battery 12.8V? or less? If voltage is 12.8, go to step 3. ...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By concours
Similar to this process? ...

Similar to this process? http://www.jet-hot.com/coatings/jet-hot-extreme-1300/
Forum: The Garage 12-30-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By concours
I'll give it a go ...

I'll give it a go http://www.cerakotehightemp.com/finishes/C-7600Q/glacier-black/
Forum: The Garage 12-30-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By concours
Anyone using Cerakote? Comments?

For the expansion chambers on the 2-stroke. Good? Bad?

http://www.cerakotehightemp.com/finishes/C-7300Q/black-velvet/

http://www.cerakotehightemp.com/resource/faq/
Forum: Old's Cool 12-30-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,911
Posted By concours
You can't just put a halogen lamp in an old...

You can't just put a halogen lamp in an old reflector and get good results. I have a Bosch motorcycle specific 7" with a 45W H4 in my Norton, better light uoyput than most moderns.
...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,120
Posted By concours
LOL, and they sell a QUART of premix 2 stroke gas...

LOL, and they sell a QUART of premix 2 stroke gas for TWELVE BUCKS to people too damned stupid/lazy to do it
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,120
Posted By concours
I've NEVER seen "#1 Diesel Fuel" for sale, nor...

I've NEVER seen "#1 Diesel Fuel" for sale, nor any engine designed for it. "No. 1 Fuel Oil" however, is sometimes mixed for low temps.
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,048
Posted By concours
Hi Clive, welcome to the asylum. Thanks for...

Hi Clive, welcome to the asylum. Thanks for that!:freaky
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By concours
That would be a Rivnut, and then pictures is a...

That would be a Rivnut, and then pictures is a socket head set screw Resistance welded to a slug (custom made, not commercially available) and a flat washer.
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By concours
What's underneath? Sand? Clay? I battled this...

What's underneath? Sand? Clay? I battled this twenty years, I've been winning the ten after that.
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,716
Posted By concours
Sure.... if Santa didn't bring it, wait for the...

Sure.... if Santa didn't bring it, wait for the tooth fairy.:rofl
Forum: The Garage 12-25-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,048
Posted By concours
I just requested a quote from them. Anyone have...

I just requested a quote from them. Anyone have this done on a pair-o-chambers? $?
Forum: The Garage 12-25-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,048
Posted By concours
any new suggestions?

any new suggestions?
Forum: The Garage 12-25-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By concours
Feext for you

Feext for you
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,679
Posted By concours
More info please. I've noticed S L I G H T...

More info please. I've noticed S L I G H T increases in smoothness with synthetic maiden oil over dino, but ever so slight. May be you have a problem with clutch/shift linkage/forks.
Forum: 2 smokers 12-23-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 38,467
Posted By concours
http://http://worthopedia.s3.amazonaws.com/images/...

http://http://worthopedia.s3.amazonaws.com/images/thumbnails2/1/0407/24/1_6c12c7a0fdebabf55ff56a0cc2b1e718.jpg
Forum: 2 smokers 12-23-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 38,467
Posted By concours
The reason for the 20:1 ratio specified in the...

The reason for the 20:1 ratio specified in the factory book is, at the time it was written, Yamalube two stroke oil was "PRE-DILUTED" as marked on the can.
Forum: Face plant 12-23-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,489
Posted By concours
Why hadn't the boss tore him a new ass the FIRST...

Why hadn't the boss tore him a new ass the FIRST time he used more than headway speed in the parking lot?
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By concours
Those were not black oxide, but rather a smooth,...

Those were not black oxide, but rather a smooth, almost shiny finish (SOME black chrome bits were used in decorative locations). You cold A) get them from the OEM, if available or B) get these and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,592
Posted By concours
Decades old. You'd better up your game. ...

Decades old. You'd better up your game.

One state near me was using confiscated anymakemodelyearcolor cars for speed traps. IMFRICKINPOSSIBLE to spot.
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,958
Posted By concours
Triumph Bonneville

Triumph Bonneville
Forum: Old's Cool 12-20-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,484
Posted By concours
I do believe they were imported to the UK, but...

I do believe they were imported to the UK, but not many. Here in the states, it's common for knowledgable bike aficionados to say: " what IS that?" And "I've never SEEN one of those before" wherever...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By concours
I hated to Corbin I put on, took it back off. ...

I hated to Corbin I put on, took it back off.
Did the PO change/modify the rear shock? What preload and damping adjustments are you at?
Forum: Face plant 12-19-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,414
Posted By concours
Holy shit!! That XS650 is scattered! Good job...

Holy shit!! That XS650 is scattered! Good job taking control of the scene with moto specific knowledge.
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