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Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,673
Posted By TonyKZ1
Wow, some of you guys make the FZ6 sound like...

Wow, some of you guys make the FZ6 sound like it's idling or just loafing along in 6th gear. Surely it's more powerful than my Seca II being that my Seca II is a much older design, 600cc, air-cooled...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 289,713
Posted By TonyKZ1
They've (1988-2007 models) even competed and...

They've (1988-2007 models) even competed and finished in the ironbut rally's long distance rides. I took my '89 Ninja 250 to 98k miles in 8 years, bought it used in May 2006 with 8k miles sold it in...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,875
Posted By TonyKZ1
I seen this group yesterday afternoon when they...

I seen this group yesterday afternoon when they stopped in Cape Girardeau, MO. It was great seeing the old bikes and talking with the riders and others like me that came to see them.
:clap waves...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 64,467
Posted By TonyKZ1
Good for you for filling up his bike, too bad you...

Good for you for filling up his bike, too bad you forgot to fill your own.... I seen the Cannonballer's yesterday as they had stopped for the afternoon here in Cape Girardeau, MO. I talked with a few...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8,112
Views: 1,231,211
Posted By TonyKZ1
+10 on the SR400 My thoughts exactly. It looks...

+10 on the SR400
My thoughts exactly. It looks like a good bike.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By TonyKZ1
Yes, I'd assume it would be CA=California as my...

Yes, I'd assume it would be CA=California as my Seca II has the same two designations, one model for ca and another for the rest of us. Most likely for the emissions systems, I'd imagine.
Tony
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 405,057
Posted By TonyKZ1
So what kind of oil should I use in my new...

So what kind of oil should I use in my new MOTUS….. :lol3 :wings :poser
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 289,713
Posted By TonyKZ1
Congrats on the new bike and don't forget to...

Congrats on the new bike and don't forget to check out the Ninja 250 specific forums also, as they've got a lot of good info and helpful people too.
Tony
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 209,882
Posted By TonyKZ1
Yea, I like this guy's bike reviews. He's...

Yea, I like this guy's bike reviews. He's reviewed several of the bikes I'm interested in. It's quite amazing how the dealers let him ride and demo so many bikes.
Tony
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,498
Posted By TonyKZ1
Another good one with a lot of info and help is...

Another good one with a lot of info and help is the Ninja 250 Riders Club (http://forums.ninja250.org). I've been a member there for years, even before I bought mine.
Tony
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By TonyKZ1
I've the same thing to both my clear and dark...

I've the same thing to both my clear and dark smoke tinted visors, it works pretty good. Plus it's easily removed and re-installed.
Tony
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 808,219
Posted By TonyKZ1
Wow, I'm impressed with all the bikes that's put...

Wow, I'm impressed with all the bikes that's put back together from boxes.. That's great. Sounds like it could be a lot of fun.
Tony
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,673
Posted By TonyKZ1
It comes with a center stand? That's a nice...

It comes with a center stand? That's a nice option to have and seems to be lacking from most new bikes these days. I wonder how hard or involved the valve check/adjustment is. From wikipedia...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 289,713
Posted By TonyKZ1
I've still got the owners manual for my '89, it...

I've still got the owners manual for my '89, it should be the same, since those bike were mostly unchanged except for a few upgrades or changes from '88-07. However, I've also got the Kawasaki...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 808,219
Posted By TonyKZ1
Wow, since you didn't take it apart, where would...

Wow, since you didn't take it apart, where would you even start on putting it back together while making sure you don't confuse or mixup where the right bolts/etc. go.
Tony
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By TonyKZ1
Sounds interesting, keep us updated with picts of...

Sounds interesting, keep us updated with picts of your trip, of your bike and what luggage you try out. I've got a '97 Yamaha XJ600 Seca II also called a Diversion in the rest of the world. I assume...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 289,713
Posted By TonyKZ1
Sometimes, when this would happen to me, I'd let...

Sometimes, when this would happen to me, I'd let the clutch out just a little, then it would click down into first, then pull the clutch lever back in. Didn't happen very often though. If it does...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 8,888,701
Posted By TonyKZ1
A nice redhead pushing an out of gas bike.. And...

A nice redhead pushing an out of gas bike.. And where could the rest of the picts with her be found, I wonder. Hmmm...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By TonyKZ1
Okay, thanks for the info guys, I appreciate it....

Okay, thanks for the info guys, I appreciate it. I had seen one of the videos on youtube where a guy used a bent cable tie to hold the valve open, then he was able to remove the shim, but didn't know...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By TonyKZ1
Having issues with valve clearance check/adjust

Hello all, I checked my Yamaha Seca II valve clearances Sunday, at 17k miles it was a just little overdue for the 16k mile check. These are shim over bucket type valve adjusters.
Clearances should...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,765
Posted By TonyKZ1
Yea, I get the same comments the same since I...

Yea, I get the same comments the same since I have always worn my gear, Fieldsheer Highland II one piece suit or Firstgear Kilimanjaro Air jacket HT over pants along with leather gloves and boots,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,739
Posted By TonyKZ1
I had a Yamaha dirt bike while in high school...

I had a Yamaha dirt bike while in high school during late 70s, doesn't count I guess since my dad bought it for me and my brother.
Got back into riding in 2003, bought a '75 Kawasaki KZ400d, sold...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,993
Posted By TonyKZ1
Nice looking Blast! I kinda like the white, looks...

Nice looking Blast! I kinda like the white, looks pretty good. Sounds like it's running pretty good and got enough power for you. I've never rode one, but have looked at a few as there's some around...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 146,862
Posted By TonyKZ1
+100 at least. Congrats on the new bike and Yes,...

+100 at least. Congrats on the new bike and Yes, definitely let us know you like it. Pictures, ride reviews/opinions, etc.
Tony
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,715
Posted By TonyKZ1
Hmmm, Pirelli Sport Demon maybe? If so, that's...

Hmmm, Pirelli Sport Demon maybe? If so, that's one of my favorite tires!
Tony
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8,112
Views: 1,231,211
Posted By TonyKZ1
yea, the blue looks good on the Bolt, but I...

yea, the blue looks good on the Bolt, but I wonder why it's only the fuel tank that's different colors? Cost savings or maybe most people want the black fenders regardless of the color? I dunno....
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 209,882
Posted By TonyKZ1
+1. Yes, thanks again for your info and honest...

+1. Yes, thanks again for your info and honest ride review. While I may not be buying one in the immediate future, I like the size, the type/style of bike and appreciate the info. Looking forward to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 289,713
Posted By TonyKZ1
I believe they're the same, with the front...

I believe they're the same, with the front sprocket being a 14 and the rear sprocket being a 42 instead of a 45 like on the newer Ninja 250s. Here's a link...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,804
Posted By TonyKZ1
+1. I whole heartedly agree. ps.…. all my bikes...

+1. I whole heartedly agree.
ps.…. all my bikes had the stock exhaust, and if they didn't come with the original exhaust system, then I scoured eBay or other places, found it, bought it and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 245,824
Posted By TonyKZ1
kyhillbilly-keep us updated on your Bolt...

kyhillbilly-keep us updated on your Bolt experience, if you decide to get it. How was Abernathy's to work/deal with?
Tony
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 289,713
Posted By TonyKZ1
Congrats on the Ninja and enjoying it too! I sure...

Congrats on the Ninja and enjoying it too! I sure enjoyed mine for the 97k+ miles that I rode it!
Tony
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,489
Posted By TonyKZ1
My commute bike? Previously an '89 Ninja 250,...

My commute bike? Previously an '89 Ninja 250, 60-65mpg with 97k+ miles on it when sold. Now I'm commuting on a '97 Yamaha XJ600s Seca II, 45+mpg, 15k miles and climbing. They seem to climb quickly...
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By TonyKZ1
Besides Bike Bandit (I've ordered quite a bit...

Besides Bike Bandit (I've ordered quite a bit from them too) also look at Dennis Kirk (http://denniskirk.com) and Ron Ayers (http://www.ronayers.com). There's others but it depends on what you're...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,461
Posted By TonyKZ1
Sounds like you guys really enjoyed your Seca's....

Sounds like you guys really enjoyed your Seca's. I hope mine ('97 Seca II XJ600S) is just as reliable and long lasting.
Tony
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 808,219
Posted By TonyKZ1
Looks pretty good. :thumb

Looks pretty good. :thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,852
Posted By TonyKZ1
Yep, that's what the Yuasa Batteries site...

Yep, that's what the Yuasa Batteries site (http://www.yuasabatteries.com/powersports.php?action=showListing#search) says, YB12A-A.
Tony
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,852
Posted By TonyKZ1
Congrats on the new bike! It looks pretty good...

Congrats on the new bike! It looks pretty good for its age. Nice to have the luggage racks and stuff too.
Tony
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By TonyKZ1
+1 That's what I've use and it works good for my...

+1 That's what I've use and it works good for my heated and regular grips.
Tony
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4,664
Views: 931,472
Posted By TonyKZ1
You just missed it, I recently sold my V&H 4-1...

You just missed it, I recently sold my V&H 4-1 system from my bike over on the xjriders.com site. It was in pretty good shape but too loud for me, I bought a used original 4-2 system and installed...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By TonyKZ1
Congrats on the first ride of the season! I rode...

Congrats on the first ride of the season! I rode mine to work this morning after getting it running yesterday. :clap
Tony
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