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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-10-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8,856
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,235,045
Posted By toolfan
Anyone interested in a 2002 VFR800? Trade for a...

Anyone interested in a 2002 VFR800? Trade for a dual-sport (or maybe something interesting and upright)?

$3,800 Located in Portland, OR

Approximately 23,000 miles, I still ride it most days...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-18-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,091
Posted By toolfan
Incredible project Luke! :clap

Incredible project Luke!

:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By toolfan
Bike Salvage Yard that wil let me browse?

Anyone know of a bike wrecker?
Particularly one that will let me wander their yard searching for parts I don't know I need yet?
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,035
Views: 520,688
Posted By toolfan
I've got a 6th gen and find that I get pretty bad...

I've got a 6th gen and find that I get pretty bad buffeting.

Not like kicking my head around buffeting, but pretty loud.

With the stock screen if I sit straight up I can get my head into...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,043
Posted By toolfan
Sure 'nuff. I need to do that at least once...

Sure 'nuff.

I need to do that at least once a year - had a good time, need more honing.

(Probably didn't need to hit the vtech every time down the straight though. :lol3)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8,856
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,235,045
Posted By toolfan
I've got a harbor freight receiver mount...

I've got a harbor freight receiver mount motorcycle carrier.

Like so:
http://www.harborfreight.com/400-lb-receiver-mount-motorcycle-carrier-99721.html

I've used it twice.

<s>$60</s> ...
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,528
Posted By toolfan
The sponges look like chunks of foam air filter...

The sponges look like chunks of foam air filter to me.
I'm having a hard time imagining how to get that into the crankcase, unless the vent has been gutted and they fell down through there.
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,498
Posted By toolfan
I've got a fair amount of track experience, some...

I've got a fair amount of track experience, some road racing trophies and can push a bike decently well...

empty, I can't feel a handling difference with the givis on or off. I'd guess I lose a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-19-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,033
Posted By toolfan
I've never heard of a poll for another traffic...

I've never heard of a poll for another traffic law. They have forums like this about the interstate bridge pretty consistently, I hear a lot of frustration about that because the powers that be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-19-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,033
Posted By toolfan
But here's the thing. I have a hard time...

But here's the thing.

I have a hard time giving a shit if they do a public opinion poll or not.


It isn't a forum on legalizing lane-splitting.

It's a forum to determine if we might...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-19-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,033
Posted By toolfan
I'm sorry. But it's hard not to laugh at...

I'm sorry.

But it's hard not to laugh at the GI distress of others. :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-19-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,033
Posted By toolfan
That's creative. Apathy was all I had the...

That's creative.
Apathy was all I had the energy to come up with.


:lol3




(I have a pretty iron gut (it comes from always getting all the toppings on my burger), but a few years...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-19-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,033
Posted By toolfan
I had every intention of going to this, but the...

I had every intention of going to this,
but the closer the time comes, the more apathetic I get.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-17-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21,575
Views: 1,599,280
Posted By toolfan
I was going to ride mine. And filter on the...

I was going to ride mine.

And filter on the way there.

:flip
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,851
Posted By toolfan
I got an oil hand pump from NAPA a bunch of years...

I got an oil hand pump from NAPA a bunch of years ago to pump oil from the container to the frame filler on ktms.

It's designed to screw onto an oil bottle, but you could just put the inlet side...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-02-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21,575
Views: 1,599,280
Posted By toolfan
I think that's a joke about showing up the day...

I think that's a joke about showing up the day after the party...

:lol3

But it'd be fun to crash Hugo's pad anyway. :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-02-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,211
Posted By toolfan
I was just thinking a few pounds between friends....

I was just thinking a few pounds between friends.

Riding to Lewiston sounds fun though. :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-02-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,211
Posted By toolfan
I just want to know who wants to trade venison...

I just want to know who wants to trade venison for halibut. :lol3


(Kidding. Love to hear the tale. I'm jealous. :freaky )
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-02-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,033
Posted By toolfan
That's close to my house, I'll totally be...

That's close to my house,

I'll totally be there.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-02-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,211
Posted By toolfan
:ear

:ear
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-26-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 224,831
Posted By toolfan
Not at all, I've ridden in some fun fun fun...

Not at all, I've ridden in some fun fun fun rabbits. Wife used to have a cabbie from back when they put the previous generation gti shit in the cabbie. That was a nice ride until the electrics...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-25-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 224,831
Posted By toolfan
Started from the end and scrolled up... saw...

Started from the end and scrolled up...

saw that turbo :huh

Then got above and realized it was for a rabbit. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 65,245
Posted By toolfan
Valve seats are in the head, not on the valve. ...

Valve seats are in the head, not on the valve.

You can lap valves/seats if they aren't too bad...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,035
Views: 520,688
Posted By toolfan
That's a great deal, but I wanted them now, and...

That's a great deal, but I wanted them now, and new givis were about time an a half that, which was in my budget.

I got a good deal on the bike, and I'm sitting right about $3500 invested for...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3,035
Views: 520,688
Posted By toolfan
I'm only 180lbs, I guess probably +15lbs with...

I'm only 180lbs, I guess probably +15lbs with gear, the bags probably add some drag. I guess if my one complaint is that I want 10% better mileage, I'm doing alright.



I'll see if my brakes...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3,035
Views: 520,688
Posted By toolfan
No manual, Temps seem normal enough, warms up to...

No manual, Temps seem normal enough, warms up to just shy of 200 when moving, fan comes on at around 220 when stopped, as I recall.

36 mpg is around town, but even highway miles I'm not seeing...
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,634
Posted By toolfan
Step one - more lube. Step two - Leave it...

Step one - more lube.

Step two - Leave it at 60 psi overnight. I've had them pop in place hours after I filled them.

Step three - one time I poured hot water over the area that wouldn't...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By toolfan
Depending on how you eat, one stove and cookware...

Depending on how you eat, one stove and cookware per two people is plenty adequate. One person hauls the stove, the other the cookware.

2 air compressors/tire lever sets is probably fine for the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3,035
Views: 520,688
Posted By toolfan
Alright, I've had my '02 for 3 months now. Got...

Alright, I've had my '02 for 3 months now. Got the bags, replaced the tires, life is good.

My only complaints - it's a hard starter on brisk (~50 deg) mornings and the gas mileage is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,531
Posted By toolfan
So, basically, the bike is cheaper to own and...

So, basically, the bike is cheaper to own and operate, and requires less go juice? :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,531
Posted By toolfan
Real world? IE, over a full tank of gas? That's...

Real world? IE, over a full tank of gas? That's pretty impressive.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,291
Posted By toolfan
+1 to electrical or battery. I rode my 640E...

+1 to electrical or battery.

I rode my 640E the other day for the first time in a while.

I tried 3 or 4 cycles of the starter, and it wouldn't fire. (I pull in the decomp lever each time so...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21,575
Views: 1,599,280
Posted By toolfan
Oh, I was just encouraging others to paint your...

Oh, I was just encouraging others to paint your house.

I'll be at ... well, actually, i have no idea where I'll be. :lol3

(But my sister is coming into town tomorrow, so I doubt I'll make it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,531
Posted By toolfan
I don't forget insurance, because I don't think...

I don't forget insurance, because I don't think it's relevant.

My assumption is that the commuter who is trying to save a buck will own and insure both, so it's a wash. The other reason I ignore...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,565
Posted By toolfan
How much did he pay you?

How much did he pay you?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,565
Posted By toolfan
Those bison hunts crack me up as well. If I...

Those bison hunts crack me up as well.

If I ever ran cows, I'd never pay to slaughter them, I'd sell the right to some douchebag to come in and shoot the damn things. :lol3


-Which made...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,531
Posted By toolfan
Cars that get real world 35 mpg are pretty rare...

Cars that get real world 35 mpg are pretty rare beasts, bikes that get 40 are pretty common.

My numbers include maintenance, tire wear and fuel. At $3 per gallon, an economical car is cheaper to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,565
Posted By toolfan
Have you heard about the Grand Tetons elk "hunt?"...

Have you heard about the Grand Tetons elk "hunt?"

Apparently, to control population, they sell "tags" which people buy lottery tickets for. If you win the right to buy a tag, you get to go the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-18-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21,575
Views: 1,599,280
Posted By toolfan
+1 Enough hookers, blow and taco bell...

+1


Enough hookers, blow and taco bell for everyone.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-18-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21,575
Views: 1,599,280
Posted By toolfan
Sounds like it's your way this week - you going? ...

Sounds like it's your way this week - you going?

I might have plans Thursday (a lot of plans these days) but I make it down there.

Be hard to find an excuse not to go to Yorgo's next week...
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