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Forum: Beasts Today, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 674,718
Posted By larryboy
Thank goodness since the bike they showed us is...

Thank goodness since the bike they showed us is called the True Adventure and never once called the Africa Twin by Honda. :clap:clap
Forum: Beasts Today, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By larryboy
Look at the thread title there greywolf. :deal ...

Look at the thread title there greywolf. :deal

The big Guzzi cruiser has factory cruise, I'm hoping the Stelvio gets it soon.

The Caponord has cruise too.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By larryboy
Spend your first $100 on the balancer lever...

Spend your first $100 on the balancer lever upgrade from Eagle Mike, get his subframe bolts and drill through kit for the upper mount.

Check your valve clearance, decide which shims you need...
Forum: Orange Crush Today, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By larryboy
I was thinking the same thing, but there are a...

I was thinking the same thing, but there are a lot of good shops in the Reno area too.

scorpion, don't try to tell the machine shop what to do, let them do their job. Drop the heads off and ask...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,879
Posted By larryboy
I make people mad around here when I say a...

I make people mad around here when I say a thumper is done and due for a bare cases rebuild at 20,000 miles, but they are. Good luck on the repair.

:beer
Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:11 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,879
Posted By larryboy
I've had one done on the inside in a much tighter...

I've had one done on the inside in a much tighter spot and the screws the machinist used were dang near microscopic. :lol3

I bet that case is close to $400, it's definitely worth it to see if you...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,879
Posted By larryboy
Failures I've seen like that were just a poor...

Failures I've seen like that were just a poor design. I take the machine shop a bare case and a fresh bearing at a minimum, they like to see how it works and will keep what parts they need to make a...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,879
Posted By larryboy
That's repairable by a machine shop. I've had...

That's repairable by a machine shop. I've had stuff like that fixed, they can mill it flat, drill and tap for tiny button head machine screws, then they can make a steel retainer to hold the bearing...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By larryboy
Float height needs will change based on MJ size...

Float height needs will change based on MJ size and will never run right at WOT until the right main is installed. Vicious circle, but the start of that circle is the MJ.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By larryboy
Wow, a useful thread in 'beasts', go figure....

Wow, a useful thread in 'beasts', go figure. :eek1


I've been eyeing the Super Tenere as a possible commuter now that it has cruise control. Splitting lanes last night in the dark on the Goldwing...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 674,718
Posted By larryboy
They're actually pretty forthcoming with this...

They're actually pretty forthcoming with this information, what they do is freely shared on their website including market surveys. They even have a timeline for models of cars/motorcycles starting...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,159
Posted By larryboy
You should have a steel sizes and weights...

You should have a steel sizes and weights handbook by now, right? :evil


You can nail down the exact weight of this monster and for safety you really need to. 12" channel is about 30 pounds per...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By larryboy
Buy it, quick. Great bikes. :deal

Buy it, quick. Great bikes. :deal
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-20-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,432
Posted By larryboy
Pretty good article and pics here: ...

Pretty good article and pics here:

http://vstarforum.com/blog/the-dirtbag-challenge-2014/


Interesting to see all the cheaters riding bikes they didn't build and bikes they didn't build during...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-20-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,432
Posted By larryboy
I noticed that in this years pics, 2011's bike...

I noticed that in this years pics, 2011's bike showed up as this years entry. :lol3


That's a long way to come for a possible let down, Ladybug!! :deal


Mrs. LarryBoy started to cry when I...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-19-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By larryboy
Don't bother with the float height until it runs...

Don't bother with the float height until it runs right at WOT. I think your main is too small and you're doing it right, MJ first.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-19-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,024
Posted By larryboy
He has her nailed to the wall, stated his...

He has her nailed to the wall, stated his probable cause and according to Washington law it must be properly worn. Pay the ticket.
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 674,718
Posted By larryboy
Well, two really, the GS still exists in name,...

Well, two really, the GS still exists in name, the KLR has changed too.

I think 1988 was that super low year for the KLR, 400 total sales worldwide.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-19-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,245
Posted By larryboy
Wicked Perhaps the ABS failed and caused the crash? :deal

Perhaps the ABS failed and caused the crash? :deal
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-19-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,245
Posted By larryboy
Sure, I was happy with the one second...

Sure, I was happy with the one second solution...side dikes, wire gone. :lol3

I have an oil window hold-it-in thing for you. PM me your address and I'll mail it out.

Works like this:
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-19-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,432
Posted By larryboy
I could, but I won't, I'd consider it cheating. ...

I could, but I won't, I'd consider it cheating.


I have another free bike sitting here that I've been eyeing. :evil

It has a good engine, a six speed trans and is an air cooled two stroke....
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,148
Posted By larryboy
Good to hear, since the entire Mtn burned back...

Good to hear, since the entire Mtn burned back then.

Thanks for the report, love that final picture!!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-18-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,245
Posted By larryboy
I learned that you have to keep the rear ABS...

I learned that you have to keep the rear ABS sensor in place because it passes through the final drive. I cut the wiring and left it in place on mine.
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 674,718
Posted By larryboy
I think the point was that all the pandering to...

I think the point was that all the pandering to Harley causes the Japs to concentrate on cruisers because they seem so important to the USA that we prop them up on a crutch which in turn keeps us...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 674,718
Posted By larryboy
Fully agree, I don't have a mid-size single...

Fully agree, I don't have a mid-size single cylinder DS right now because they all suck. KLR650 sucks, DR650 exploding transmission sucks, I'd rather walk than ride a 650L. I would immediately buy a...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 674,718
Posted By larryboy
I think we're trending back towards large gas...

I think we're trending back towards large gas guzzlers with the recent 27% fuel price drop here in the USA.
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 674,718
Posted By larryboy
That article is about as useful as this thread. ...

That article is about as useful as this thread.

"Honda released no technical information about the True Adventure ‘prototype’ at the show, and refused to discuss details behind closed doors, but...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-18-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,245
Posted By larryboy
I like that, makes me want to do another one....

I like that, makes me want to do another one. :freaky


When you get to here, you have taken off everything possible;
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-18-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 129,139
Posted By larryboy
Thanks!! I was actually able to sell or give...

Thanks!!

I was actually able to sell or give away every single left over part. I'm going to have an extra pair of standard GS seats soon, if you need them for your project you can have them for...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,148
Posted By larryboy
Dooley Mtn is a righteous ribbon of pavement. ...

Dooley Mtn is a righteous ribbon of pavement.

How's it looking since the big fire around 1990 or so?
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,148
Posted By larryboy
I am in for this one!! :lurk

I am in for this one!!

:lurk
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-17-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,432
Posted By larryboy
Yeah, we talked about forcing it over there after...

Yeah, we talked about forcing it over there after some repairs, but I was thrashed from the last 24 hours and ran out of adrenaline.
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 674,718
Posted By larryboy
That guy above you there seems to know something...

That guy above you there seems to know something and is guaranteeing a surprise.

:clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By larryboy
SM is the newer electric start 610. The SMR in...

SM is the newer electric start 610. The SMR in your ad is the old left side kick only 610 and it's priced about $1,000 too high.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-17-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,432
Posted By larryboy
Yeah, I know, but it was just barely in contact...

Yeah, I know, but it was just barely in contact with the chain, but I guess that was enough to do it.

About like this:

http://i291.photobucket.com/albums/ll289/RobAxel/DSC00149.jpg




Oh...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By larryboy
Big bearing in the final is only good for about...

Big bearing in the final is only good for about 50,000 miles, grindy-no grindy test means nothing. Should be replaced as a wear item every 50k or so, cut it apart when it's been replaced to prove to...
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 674,718
Posted By larryboy
Honda hasn't said yet.

Honda hasn't said yet.
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 674,718
Posted By larryboy
And the dual front rotors, yep a parallel twin....

And the dual front rotors, yep a parallel twin. :lol3
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-16-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,432
Posted By larryboy
All in fun. :deal:lol3:freaky

All in fun. :deal:lol3:freaky
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-16-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,432
Posted By larryboy
Oh yeah, I never got to do a burnout!! I'll do...

Oh yeah, I never got to do a burnout!! I'll do one and post the video. :deal
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