ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 289
Search took 0.08 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Ghoti
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 92,697
Posted By Ghoti
Sorry, I skipped to the end, so forgive me if...

Sorry, I skipped to the end, so forgive me if this has been answered.

Do you replace cam chains and tensioners often in your re-builds?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 48,554
Posted By Ghoti
I lived a few miles west of Jamestown for 10...

I lived a few miles west of Jamestown for 10 years, about 15 years ago. it's hard to look at the pictures, for sure.
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,293
Posted By Ghoti
It's got to be too big a gap between shoes and...

It's got to be too big a gap between shoes and drum, could be they need to adjust them (shoes) out before they try to bleed them.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-21-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,747,995
Posted By Ghoti
I sense a peach with no fuzz. :wave

I sense a peach with no fuzz. :wave
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,538
Posted By Ghoti
If they had the same yoke, shock mounts and...

If they had the same yoke, shock mounts and width, just un-bolt one and bolt in the other.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-17-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,747,995
Posted By Ghoti
fortieth decade :eek1 you don't look a day over...

fortieth decade :eek1 you don't look a day over 300. :lol3


P.S.

I think you mean your starting your fifth decade.
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,335
Posted By Ghoti
I believe this is the standard inspection...

I believe this is the standard inspection technique.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,747,995
Posted By Ghoti
Jeeze, how long could that take?

Jeeze, how long could that take?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-17-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,586
Posted By Ghoti
Ball gag, tub of bel-ray and lycra chaps.

Ball gag, tub of bel-ray and lycra chaps.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 71,315
Posted By Ghoti
The XR400 is a 9.3:1 compression ratio, the DR650...

The XR400 is a 9.3:1 compression ratio, the DR650 9.5:1 compared to the XRL's 8.3:1. I would agree the higher compression motors could use additional cooling, but not stock.
I don't see how dropping...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 71,315
Posted By Ghoti
Nice looking work:thumb However I would argue...

Nice looking work:thumb
However I would argue that it's just adding complication to a bulletproof design. A stock L doesn't need oil cooling if it's jetted properly, read a little rich. I'm basing...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,105
Posted By Ghoti
My 04 has 41,000 miles, never had any engine...

My 04 has 41,000 miles, never had any engine problems.
Well, it did stall a couple of times for no apparent reason. :dunno
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29,982
Views: 2,222,680
Posted By Ghoti
Do any of you guys, (gals too), still ride? :ricky

Do any of you guys, (gals too), still ride? :ricky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-06-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 19,054
Posted By Ghoti
If you see this guy with Texas tags, feel free to...

If you see this guy with Texas tags, feel free to salute him.

http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g205/sta_02/BRP/P1010793.jpg]
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-24-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,764
Posted By Ghoti
What kind of stuff is there to do in Port Aransas?

What kind of stuff is there to do in Port Aransas?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-24-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,764
Posted By Ghoti
Best kept Texas gulf coast secret

Thinking about taking the family down for a few days on the beach. Where do you like to go?
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,635
Posted By Ghoti
Holy crap that is dry! Put some grease on there...

Holy crap that is dry! Put some grease on there as mentioned.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
Posted By Ghoti
I'm not convinced a cooler is even required, if...

I'm not convinced a cooler is even required, if jetted properly, maybe even a tad rich. (stock) I have 39k on a stock motor. Most of those are commuting in stop and go traffic. Summer temps here put...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,460
Posted By Ghoti
I wonder how many races a 450 could go before it...

I wonder how many races a 450 could go before it needed a top end?
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,112
Posted By Ghoti
If you squeeze a spring it doesn't get stiffer,...

If you squeeze a spring it doesn't get stiffer, assuming a straight spring rate. If you have progressive rate springs, it's softer for the first inch or so, then somewhat stiffer as the first section...
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,112
Posted By Ghoti
If you cut an inch off the stock springs and add...

If you cut an inch off the stock springs and add that 1" spacer the forks will be stiffer. You'll lessen travel by cramming a spacer in there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 16,184
Posted By Ghoti
Do you all see what I mentioned, is it just...

Do you all see what I mentioned, is it just laziness, too cool , no clue?

I've seen people on bikes do some scary things. I swear one guy was trying to stop his cruiser with his feet ala, Fred...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 16,184
Posted By Ghoti
Who/what teaches the neutral at stops? Do you...

Who/what teaches the neutral at stops? Do you know the reasoning?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 16,184
Posted By Ghoti
I should have searched for nuetral :lol2

I should have searched for nuetral :lol2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 16,184
Posted By Ghoti
Neutral at stops.

Is this taught today?

I was taught, way back, right foot on brake, in gear, clutch in, watch my six. I see a lot of people snick it in neutral, hands off bars, both feet on the ground.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,984
Posted By Ghoti
You might be able to get a big flat head...

You might be able to get a big flat head screwdriver wedged in tight enought to get it out.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-26-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 153,795
Posted By Ghoti
But is it a Muriel?

But is it a Muriel?
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By Ghoti
Dry weight is somewhere around 325 . Lots of...

Dry weight is somewhere around 325 . Lots of weight can be removed, aftermarket parts are plentiful. The bike is basically unchanged since the first year (93?). 37k on my stock motor 04, never left...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,540
Posted By Ghoti
My insurance is due for renewal next month too....

My insurance is due for renewal next month too. My 12 mo policy with Dairyland is going up, from $186 to $233. No claims, ever.:dunno
Forum: Racing 02-10-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,528
Posted By Ghoti
That's too bad. :cry

That's too bad. :cry
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By Ghoti
My spring has been like that for at least 20,000...

My spring has been like that for at least 20,000 miles. :dunno I have a new one, but it's never been an issue.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
Posted By Ghoti
[/quote] No

[/quote]

No
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,433
Posted By Ghoti
More road = DR, more dirt = XRL.

More road = DR, more dirt = XRL.
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,746
Posted By Ghoti
If the seal is bad on the stator side, the...

If the seal is bad on the stator side, the mixtuure will be lean, clutch side rich.
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By Ghoti
Can't you use the slide as the slide hammer?? The...

Can't you use the slide as the slide hammer?? The bushings should pop that seal right out.
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By Ghoti
The king of baja XR650R.

The king of baja XR650R.
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,746
Posted By Ghoti
You have to measure the piston distance from TDC...

You have to measure the piston distance from TDC with a dial indicator.

I think it's the stator plate. Are you fouling plugs?? Have you put a new plug in??
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ghoti
That post had to do with the marginal internet...

That post had to do with the marginal internet knowledge being posted above. There isn't an oil that increases viscosity when it gets hotter.
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ghoti
Viscosity is a measure of the resistance...

Viscosity is a measure of the resistance (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drag_(physics)) of a fluid (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluid) which is being deformed by either shear stress...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ghoti
I'm sorry but my real world experience calls bs...

I'm sorry but my real world experience calls bs on this. Hot oil definiately flows better, (lower viscosity) than cold oil. Try pouring equal amounts of both on the garage floor, and see which puddle...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 289

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 01:46 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014