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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
So, we're heading east then? Sent via Droid...

So, we're heading east then?

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Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,433
Posted By JGNC
I took the carbs completely apart but didn't...

I took the carbs completely apart but didn't separate them. Make sure you drill out the idle fuel control cover things as mentioned earlier. And presoak it in 3 parts Pinsol and 1 part water for a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 108,148
Posted By JGNC
Go get it already! Sent via Droid Maxx

Go get it already!

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-05-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
I still see them??? Sent via Droid Maxx

I still see them???

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Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 330,666
Posted By JGNC
The cool thing about Ninja 250s is that you can...

The cool thing about Ninja 250s is that you can snag a nice one for well under two grand. After you're ready to "graduate" to a larger, more powerful bike you can get your money back out of the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 12,048
Posted By JGNC
How come? Do you have a smart phone? Sent...

How come? Do you have a smart phone?

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Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,433
Posted By JGNC
Tore it back down. Inspected everything, soaked...

Tore it back down. Inspected everything, soaked it in Pinesol a day. Reassembled and it runs like a champ. Even was able to set the idle lower without it "stumbling".

I talked to a Kawasaki...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 330,666
Posted By JGNC
I paid $2k for mine with a clean title and 10k...

I paid $2k for mine with a clean title and 10k miles. Already had a GSXR front and rear conversion, sliders, rear seat cowl and stands too.

It did need a chain, sprockets and a front wheel. The...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,433
Posted By JGNC
Got it back together. Cleaned everything,...

Got it back together. Cleaned everything, replaced all the o-rings and did the washer mod. Started up perfectly the first time with an outside temp in the high 30s F. I had the fuel mixture 2.5...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 11,222
Posted By JGNC
New Tag: ...

New Tag:

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/25/adyje9ah.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/25/7y7apajy.jpg

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-23-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 11,222
Posted By JGNC
I posted that tag you were going after then. ...

I posted that tag you were going after then. Haha! If I remember correctly it had rained pretty bad right before you went and washed out some of the road.

It was actually in really good shape...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-23-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 11,222
Posted By JGNC
Grab! Old HWY 105 south of Linville Falls. On a...

Grab! Old HWY 105 south of Linville Falls. On a sport bike with a pillion!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/24/ma6adyde.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/24/ynadequm.jpg

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-23-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 11,222
Posted By JGNC
That's my best guess. Sent via Droid Maxx

That's my best guess.

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Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,433
Posted By JGNC
I may have had to spend several minutes on all...

I may have had to spend several minutes on all fours with a flash light searching for one of those washers. Lol

The mixture screws were caked with green gunk. Everything else in that carb...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,433
Posted By JGNC
This is as far as I got yesterday due to stripped...

This is as far as I got yesterday due to stripped screws. Got all but one with vise grips and my drill batteries were dead so I saved the last for this evening.

I couldn't find stainless steel...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,433
Posted By JGNC
Thank you for the help and tips. Going to remove...

Thank you for the help and tips. Going to remove the carbs today once I do some reading about them. I've never had to disassemble one before so all the small parts make me nervous since it isn't my...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,433
Posted By JGNC
Just made an observation. Got it to run. While...

Just made an observation. Got it to run. While on full choke it won't idle higher than 1k. I have better luck at no choke and holding the throttle open to keep it running. Once it was at...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,433
Posted By JGNC
I suppose so. The previous owner said it sat a...

I suppose so. The previous owner said it sat a while and he took it to the dealer and they cleaned the carbs. I removed them and they were spotless and had evidence of recently being pulled apart. ...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,433
Posted By JGNC
My girlfriend's new to her '06 with 3k miles has...

My girlfriend's new to her '06 with 3k miles has serious trouble cold starting.

Has fresh gas, new OEM properly gapped plugs, carbs are spotless, idle speed control was set with the bike at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
I can't say that I've ever tried oysters. May...

I can't say that I've ever tried oysters. May have to stop by there one day.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-18-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
I just drove past this one today. Looks like...

I just drove past this one today. Looks like they're missing a race car now.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
I see they're going out of business. Not sure...

I see they're going out of business. Not sure how they would work on my bike anyways with clip ons and no hand guards.

I may just get heated gloves and be done with it.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
They definitely wouldn't survive. I already wore...

They definitely wouldn't survive. I already wore a hole in the right palm just from riding. I'm trying to find a non-heated glove for my hour long 25* commutes.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
Did you get the $40 Bilt gloves too? Sent...

Did you get the $40 Bilt gloves too?

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-25-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
Merry Christmas everyone! Sent via Droid...

Merry Christmas everyone!

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-23-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
I forgot all about that game, thanks for the...

I forgot all about that game, thanks for the heads up.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-21-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
Thanks! Who gets married in a haunted chapel? ...

Thanks! Who gets married in a haunted chapel? Erie...

New Tag:


Tag shot:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/22/yra4asa9.jpg

Clue shot:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/22/3enugubu.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-21-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
Martha's Chapel off Killian Farm Rd Denver, NC. ...

Martha's Chapel off Killian Farm Rd Denver, NC.

This as close as I could get without interrupting a wedding.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/22/aju7yquq.jpg

Does it count? If so a new tag...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-21-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
Just pasted the tag location and there's no way...

Just pasted the tag location and there's no way to get close for a pic due to some kind of event.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
I know exactly where that is at. Funny thing is...

I know exactly where that is at. Funny thing is the last tag I dropped was also protected by Catawba Land Conservancy. Weird.:what:

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
Had to hustle to beat the rain today too. That...

Had to hustle to beat the rain today too. That grab was the first time my girlfriend went along with me for a spur of the moment grab. Think she's a keeper for riding pillion in 35* weather?
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
New tag! ...

New tag!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/15/peza6u8y.jpg

Back in April, the basement was transformed in to a Revolutionary War battlefield hospital for the pilot episode of "Sleepy Hollow".
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/14/yhegy2ej.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/14/yhegy2ej.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/14/be2y4ade.jpg

Grab! Sailaway Bay Boat & RV Storage in Belmont, NC.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,466
Posted By JGNC
Hey, I found that cotton field in less than a...

Hey, I found that cotton field in less than a minute but I know that area well. :p I did think I was going to get shot while taking the grab pic though.

This tag has me confused though.

Sent...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7,876
Views: 1,582,850
Posted By JGNC
I get the same question every day at work. Often...

I get the same question every day at work. Often by the same people. It's been in the mid 50s in the morning and in 70s in the afternoon.

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Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 330,666
Posted By JGNC
Opps, it has a flipped 520 front sprocket, not...

Opps, it has a flipped 520 front sprocket, not 420. I suppose I'll just stick with the 525 setup.

Thanks!

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Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 330,666
Posted By JGNC
I have an '03 naked with a GSXR rear wheel...

I have an '03 naked with a GSXR rear wheel conversion. Currently has a 525 chain and rear sprocket with a flipped 420 front sprocket to make the rear wheel line up. Can I go with a 520 rear...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 330,666
Posted By JGNC
How bad out of spec has anyone's valves been at...

How bad out of spec has anyone's valves been at 15k miles? I just checked the rear and didn't bother with the front since I'm going to have to order a shim kit and the results stole all my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 108,148
Posted By JGNC
Hijack! Has anyone been up old 105 lately? ...

Hijack!

Has anyone been up old 105 lately? Wanting to take my gf up to Wiseman's View. The last time I was up there in October I added some new dents/scratches to the rocker panels on my beater...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 330,666
Posted By JGNC
If you got an early 2000's Ninja 250 at a decent...

If you got an early 2000's Ninja 250 at a decent enough price you could get your money back out of it in six months to a year. Might lose a few hundred but it will be a much better bike to learn on....
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