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 44
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Dr. John
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,743
Posted By Dr. John
If using the 3M type cylinder plug, it can also...

If using the 3M type cylinder plug, it can also help to cut them diagonally from top to bottom. Much easier to get into narrower ear canals,and just about the same noise reduction.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Dr. John
Mostly because she's new to it, and if she'd like...

Mostly because she's new to it, and if she'd like to move up to a larger scoot down the road, she will have a bit more confidence. I agree that 50's are slugs,but if things go well I think we can...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Dr. John
Any advice re: Super 8 2t

I've never owned a 50, and I'm looking at one for my wife. I found a 13 Kymco Super 8 for a very attractive price, and I'd like some input from people who know 50's . Issues, upgrades, comfort,...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,548
Posted By Dr. John
I grabbed two yesterday @ $39 each. We have 5...

I grabbed two yesterday @ $39 each. We have 5 Lowes and most were still @ $80, so look around if you can

And thanks to the O.P.
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,634
Posted By Dr. John
I'll do a long term test if you'd like to ship it...

I'll do a long term test if you'd like to ship it to CT:evil:evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-30-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 46,003
Views: 2,751,123
Posted By Dr. John
Hey Mainers, I had a great time getting the...

Hey Mainers, I had a great time getting the lights back on up there,and I met some of the nicest people I've ever run into on a storm trip. It appears that I'll be dieting for the months ahead due to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,456
Posted By Dr. John
Maybe a quick look for any wire or part of the...

Maybe a quick look for any wire or part of the harness that might be drooping into something (exhaust/cylinder head) that's hot enough to melt insulation,allowing said wire to go to ground,and blow...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,446
Posted By Dr. John
When using crimp on connectors a drop of LPS 3 or...

When using crimp on connectors a drop of LPS 3 or the like ( chain lube for us KLRers) in the barrel before crimping,and in and outside after crimping will keep said connection electrically happy,...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By Dr. John
Little guy local hardware store, almost without...

Little guy local hardware store, almost without fail they can find what you need in the multiple pullout boxes they have, $$ cheaper than H.I. centers.
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By Dr. John
A friend of mine had a small ( 50/75/80 ) Honda...

A friend of mine had a small ( 50/75/80 ) Honda that his son rode,and had a similar problem. It turned out to be that either the needle,or needle jet had worn enough to give the same symptoms you...
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,378
Posted By Dr. John
What kind of oil would be best for these bikes...

What kind of oil would be best for these bikes ??:evil
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,033
Posted By Dr. John
First buy,or borrow a cheap voltage tester and...

First buy,or borrow a cheap voltage tester and check the outgoing side of each breaker. If you have 110 at all your single breakers, then test your double pole breakers for 220. A lot of people...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,172,525
Posted By Dr. John
I passed on the TW,not knowing how much was done...

I passed on the TW,not knowing how much was done originally to get the Revlok in,I wasn't sure how much of a PITA it would be to return to stock.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,172,525
Posted By Dr. John
I rode the bike yesterday,and it's not really...

I rode the bike yesterday,and it's not really anything I'd do to anything I rode.It seems like it's pretty hard on the tranny because it's not a very smooth shift,it's almost like clutchless shifting...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 1,172,525
Posted By Dr. John
Looking at an 07 with a Revlok clutch...

Looking at an 07 with a Revlok clutch setup,anyone with any experience/opinion? Easily removed,lifespan function? Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks, John
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 196,201
Posted By Dr. John
I've got one I bought used 2 years ago,and it's...

I've got one I bought used 2 years ago,and it's held up very well. I mounted it solidly w/2x4;s to the garage wall because I have to pull @ 90 deg. to get it outside. No issues at all.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,398
Posted By Dr. John
Just had L5/ S1 trimmed last week. I found after...

Just had L5/ S1 trimmed last week. I found after my first cut in 98 that the most comfortable position is a slight cant forward ala the K100 RS, FJ 1200, or the like. If you try a lower set of bars (...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-18-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,962
Posted By Dr. John
I would have missed an awful lot of smiles in my...

I would have missed an awful lot of smiles in my life if I gave a flyin fuck about what someone else thought I should be riding.
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,693
Posted By Dr. John
If your projects weigh in at more than a Wing or...

If your projects weigh in at more than a Wing or Road Glide, you might want to opt for a little more than a 4" slab. Down the road you may aquire new habits ( tractors or cars ) and it'd be a shame...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,822
Posted By Dr. John
More than likely mini prick

More than likely mini prick
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,624
Posted By Dr. John
Thanks, I'm starting to get it.

Thanks, I'm starting to get it.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,624
Posted By Dr. John
Rollers vs. sliders : advantages / ...

Rollers vs. sliders : advantages / disadvantages ? I'm new to auto scoots, any good reads on the subject?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,624
Posted By Dr. John
Sliders & rollers & weights OH MY ! Kymco 250 X-iting

Hey all, after many years riding, I decided to give scootering a shot, so I picked up an 06 Kymco 250 x-iting. In reading a lot of posts I notice a lot of variator,clutch,spring, and weight changes,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5,886
Views: 1,262,566
Posted By Dr. John
Anyone know if any other electric starter will...

Anyone know if any other electric starter will replace the one in a 92 XT 600:hmmmmm
Forum: Battle scooters 03-31-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,506
Posted By Dr. John
Search Grip-lock, and read the blurb from MCN...

Search Grip-lock, and read the blurb from MCN (British mag). The thought being, what's the price of a lever matter, when you're rolling a 3-4k scoot away.:hmmmmm Anchor it to something.
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,277
Posted By Dr. John
Turkey basters 2/$1 at the dollar store. 3' of...

Turkey basters 2/$1 at the dollar store. 3' of clear tubing, another buck, and you're set for oil removal, or brake fluid changes. Every third oil change, just suck out the fluid in the master...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-24-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,255
Posted By Dr. John
Also keep in mind that he's a Brit-ophile,so that...

Also keep in mind that he's a Brit-ophile,so that the expected ooze can be explained away by the fact that paper bag tolerances just aint what they used to be.:wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,673
Posted By Dr. John
I'm not too far from New Britain (actually known...

I'm not too far from New Britain (actually known as The Hardware City of the world till politicos and CEO's both found the profits of running south too good to pass up, so Stanley,Fafnir, Russwin,...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By Dr. John
All the pooh-poohing aside, it's a good reminder...

All the pooh-poohing aside, it's a good reminder that it doesn't cost a lot to cover your ass. Whether you buy it or make it: Take it.
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 356,833
Posted By Dr. John
A quick and easy polish for carb seats after you...

A quick and easy polish for carb seats after you pry out the crusted needle is a plastic spray tube chucked in a cordless drill tipped with a small bit of NevRdull cotton wadding/metal polish. The...
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,327
Posted By Dr. John
Only a recommendation, but if you're going to use...

Only a recommendation, but if you're going to use anything with a flame,propane,oil,or kerosene,raise it off the floor enough so that said flame is at least three feet up. Combustible fumes,gas and...
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 24,121
Posted By Dr. John
Chris, as slow as the boat may be, it'll still...

Chris, as slow as the boat may be, it'll still probably beat spring, so I'm still in if you're still makin em.
John
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 24,121
Posted By Dr. John
One more set please. PM sent

One more set please. PM sent
Forum: Battle scooters 11-08-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 798
Posted By Dr. John
MB 5 in flea market

Just in case anyone in the area wants an MB 5, just lited in bikes for sale. In CT
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By Dr. John
There's a pretty good thought on this at the...

There's a pretty good thought on this at the Multisurface Motorcycling site. If you remove an 8 to 10" section of the safety bead and smooth it out,you'll have a much better shot at breaking the bead...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-30-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By Dr. John
Thanks for the move Lobby,and you too...

Thanks for the move Lobby,and you too mrwatson,thats a damn nice looking setup for a smaller car to tow. Closest HF store is about an eight beer ride into Rhode Island, if I get no offers I think...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-30-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By Dr. John
I appreciate the help Mike, I looked at that...

I appreciate the help Mike, I looked at that style, and the front wheel carrier type, but as Knollwood says the tongue weight on a Scion hitch is 200 lbs. max. I'm just hoping that everyone did'nt...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By Dr. John
(1) Because it's not only my vacation (2)...

(1) Because it's not only my vacation
(2) Because I like to return from vacation

O.K. no more answers unless you're delivering the trailer you're loaning me by the 10th of July. It can be Q&A...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-27-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By Dr. John
A wee Strom for about 1500 miles behind a Scion...

A wee Strom for about 1500 miles behind a Scion tc. I've got a three rail antique that probably weighs about a third of what the car does,and was trying to avoid yanking all the extra beef around.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-27-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By Dr. John
Location Location Location, you're right it might...

Location Location Location, you're right it might help. In central CT,thanks tedder--- I think :1drink
Showing results 1 to 40 of 44

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 05:17 PM.


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