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Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7,111
Views: 3,240,097
Posted By Motowalt
Wow! That is some amazing work with Scotch...

Wow!
That is some amazing work with Scotch brite pads!
Congrats!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7,111
Views: 3,240,097
Posted By Motowalt
Thanks! I pulled the motor from the frame,...

Thanks!
I pulled the motor from the frame, sanded, primed, painted and clear coated it...and polished the intake runners, carb tops and a few other bits...
There's no other way to remove the 30...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7,111
Views: 3,240,097
Posted By Motowalt
76 gl1000

I did a total frame-off restoration and brought this girl back to life after she sat unloved for more than 28 years...

http://i1226.photobucket.com/albums/ee401/Motowalt/Before_zpsfecb5b10.jpg
...
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 856,762
Posted By Motowalt
Tank Decals

Hey Greg,
Can you post any pics of your tank decals with black on the raven bike and silver on raven? :D
Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,092
Posted By Motowalt
hmmm, might work... Thanks Pluric!

hmmm, might work...

Thanks Pluric!
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,092
Posted By Motowalt
I like the color of the saddlebags as well as the...

I like the color of the saddlebags as well as the bag lettering...

Anyone know what font that is, or who might be able to reproduce it?
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8,428
Views: 1,617,970
Posted By Motowalt
Has anyone tried the slimmer profile vs...

Has anyone tried the slimmer profile vs stockers, Touratech handguards?
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8,428
Views: 1,617,970
Posted By Motowalt
What's that flat black panel below the...

What's that flat black panel below the headlights? A windblock? If so, does it make any noticeable difference in cockpit turbulence?
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7,111
Views: 3,240,097
Posted By Motowalt
Cafe Racer

Here's my cafe/restoration...I don't dare add up all the receipts or total the hours spent in the garage...:D
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-08-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7,111
Views: 3,240,097
Posted By Motowalt
Thanks for the compliments all...yes, she will do...

Thanks for the compliments all...yes, she will do the ton, easily!

I sourced the tail from Omar's Dirt Tracking...it is the cafe fender, wide. I radically modified the stock seat pan and then...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7,111
Views: 3,240,097
Posted By Motowalt
And here's what she started out as when I found...

And here's what she started out as when I found her...hadn't been running in more than 10 years...
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7,111
Views: 3,240,097
Posted By Motowalt
Cb900f

Here's my work in progress...

http://i1226.photobucket.com/albums/ee401/Motowalt/Cafe%20Racer%20by%20Motowalt/ND4SPD.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-30-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By Motowalt
+1 for Roger He's set up several of my track...

+1 for Roger
He's set up several of my track bikes over the years...very knowledgeable and a good guy.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,505
Posted By Motowalt
I have the Wunderlich bars and they look like...

I have the Wunderlich bars and they look like they'd provide great protection, although I've never tested them.

The BMW HD aluminum skid plate fits with a little fiddling (not shown in this pic)....
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,452
Posted By Motowalt
The location fit me really well...I was running...

The location fit me really well...I was running Pivot Pegs which are a bit lower than stock...it is all-day comfy...
Here's a link for the foam pad
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,452
Posted By Motowalt
Nice work so far. I've done the same mod to...

Nice work so far.

I've done the same mod to my bike and it made a HUGE difference, especially for long days in the saddle. 500 mile days are not a problem and the pad is positioned so it does not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 36,192
Posted By Motowalt
I upgraded my shock to Ohlins and it is a vast...

I upgraded my shock to Ohlins and it is a vast improvement over the stocker. With my 19" Woody's wheel up front, the little GS handles twisty pavement like a supermoto bike...offroad, I've conquered...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By Motowalt
I like the Wolfman Ranier...holds everything I...

I like the Wolfman Ranier...holds everything I need and does not interfere with standup riding off road...I have Rox Risers installed to bring the bars up higher and back a bit so that may make the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,656
Posted By Motowalt
I replaced mine because the originals were too...

I replaced mine because the originals were too small in diameter for my hands. Cut originals off with a razor knife being careful not to cut into the heating element below (heating the grips to make...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7,595
Views: 2,477,964
Posted By Motowalt
Texas Hill Country Ride... ...

Texas Hill Country Ride...
http://inlinethumb35.webshots.com/22626/2939614370099862092S600x600Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2939614370099862092DPzJhf)
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 144,895
Posted By Motowalt
LED's from Autozone, wired into the canbus...

LED's from Autozone, wired into the canbus connector.
So bright, they actually light up the shoulder of the road at night.
Oncoming cage drivers really notice them, they have saved me from being...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 535,295
Posted By Motowalt
The TT screen works well for me. ...

The TT screen works well for me.

http://inlinethumb46.webshots.com/44717/2911528170099862092S600x600Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2911528170099862092KtSLVd)
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-16-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,994
Posted By Motowalt
With the 19" front wheel from Woody's and...

With the 19" front wheel from Woody's and Continental Trail attack tires mounted, I can keep up with my sport bike buddies...no chicken strips...:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-09-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 176,273
Posted By Motowalt
Love my Remus Hexacon titanium pipe...easy...

Love my Remus Hexacon titanium pipe...easy installation... pounds lighter than stock... beautiful sound, even with the baffle in place...excellent fit and finish...and never needs repacking! :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,508
Posted By Motowalt
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,931
Posted By Motowalt
Here's my 82 CB900F She was originally called...

Here's my 82 CB900F
She was originally called "Purple Haze" due to the vintage purple flames paint job.

I rescued her from a shed where she hadn't been running for more than 10 years...

Then...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,254
Posted By Motowalt
Nice work! Congratulations on the restoration....

Nice work! Congratulations on the restoration. :clap

I just started on my 82 rescue/resto...let the wrenching begin.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,198
Posted By Motowalt
I've also thought about cutting a rectangular...

I've also thought about cutting a rectangular hole in the Touratech screen and inserting a louvered vent from a GoldWing screen to see what that would do...unless somone here has already tried that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,198
Posted By Motowalt
Touratech with Madstad

I've been thinking of tweaking the Touratech shield a bit by adding Madstad brackets and a small piece of old windscreen for the airfoil...

Has anyone done this mod yet?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,198
Posted By Motowalt
The BMW touring screen works well for me. ...

The BMW touring screen works well for me.
Touratech Touring Screen is almost it's equal, IMO, just a bit different look....rounded vs angular...

I switch between those two and the stock screen...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7,655
Views: 6,901,207
Posted By Motowalt
LOL! The girl I dated before I dated my...

LOL!

The girl I dated before I dated my wife was named Susan.

My wife can be a wee bit jealous...and understandably, did not like to hear her (Susan's) name being mentioned...

My wife is...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 552,161
Posted By Motowalt
I kinda like it, as long as it comes with the ...

I kinda like it, as long as it comes with the standard transmission, and not the DCT.

The tubeless wire wheels are a plus (wish I had 'em on my F800GS)...

Those saddlebags are pure ugly,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-29-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 27,443
Posted By Motowalt
++1 on the Pivot Pegz Ran them on my 1150GS and...

++1 on the Pivot Pegz
Ran them on my 1150GS and now on the little 800GS
Worked well for me from Big Bend to Engineer Pass as well as on the road.
If they made em for my SV650 I'd buy em! :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-01-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,253
Posted By Motowalt
Great long-term evaluation Chris! Thanks for...

Great long-term evaluation Chris! Thanks for posting it. My experience with the 800GS is very similar to yours.

My bike ownership is mainly Hondas, Suzukis and a Duc over 40 years of riding,...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 1,157,432
Posted By Motowalt
That's just the kind of honest input I was...

That's just the kind of honest input I was looking for...

It sounds like the MTS windscreen could be an issue to sort out for me as much as it has been with the BMW F800GS (my current...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 1,157,432
Posted By Motowalt
For the grease stained seat, try a bit of orange...

For the grease stained seat, try a bit of orange oil on a soft rag...rinse with water. I use it to remove sticker glue residue, etc. I think I bought my last bottle at Lowe's in the cleaning aisle or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,413
Posted By Motowalt
Just received my recall notice. About 11k miles ...

Just received my recall notice. About 11k miles on the bike. I've been keeping a close eye on the chain but haven't seen any stress cracks anywhere.

My dealer said he will replace the chain...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 38,876
Posted By Motowalt
Most motorcycle grips are too small for my hands....

Most motorcycle grips are too small for my hands.
My buddy gave me a pair of grip puppies so I tried them, but one came loose on a ride and I cut them off roadside. I really didn't like the vague...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,838
Posted By Motowalt
Nice work Greg! Thanks for posting the videos. ...

Nice work Greg!
Thanks for posting the videos.

To protect the rotors on rough ground, you can find (or dig) a depression for the rotor to rest in to lessen the possibility of bending them.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7,595
Views: 2,477,964
Posted By Motowalt
Good lookin' bike! Keep an eye on that left...

Good lookin' bike!
Keep an eye on that left side gas can so close to the exhaust...:eek1
May want to use a heat shield at least...
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