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Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,431
Posted By vintagespeed
subscribed! :freaky

subscribed! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 98,040
Posted By vintagespeed
SUBscr.......b......eh. nevermind. ...

SUBscr.......b......eh. nevermind.



great RR! :D
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,133
Posted By vintagespeed
yeah, you'll be fine. those really aren't rusted...

yeah, you'll be fine. those really aren't rusted in place, just surface rust on the ring itself.

i used to build volkswagens, that's how you learn what real rust is. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 945
Posted By vintagespeed
you can scuff it with some 400grit, wet sand,...

you can scuff it with some 400grit, wet sand, wipe down with acetone and then spray whatever rattle can you want on it. it'll look fine. when you wet sand, wipe the case dry and you'll see shiny...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,133
Posted By vintagespeed
this. easy.

this. easy.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 161,423
Posted By vintagespeed
well they were adjusted too tight by the previous...

well they were adjusted too tight by the previous owner, who probably wondered why it was so easy to kick over. :1drink

it's a tricky thing because the damn lever arm flops all the way back if...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 161,423
Posted By vintagespeed
i picked up a not running XL500R last week, got...

i picked up a not running XL500R last week, got it dialed and running great on Saturday. mine wouldn't start because the decompressor cables were too tight, pulling in on the arm and releasing...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,870
Posted By vintagespeed
nicely played. :clap

nicely played. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 521,300
Posted By vintagespeed
this RR is going in the shitter without Ev. just...

this RR is going in the shitter without Ev. just sayin... :D and what kindof parting video is that? no boobs!?

all in jest, Ev will be greatly missed.
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 403,097
Posted By vintagespeed
some of us have been following you daily since...

some of us have been following you daily since that little latin guy tried to probe you. you're hellof an entertaining guy! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,213
Posted By vintagespeed
i really dig this bike, looks like a hit to me!

i really dig this bike, looks like a hit to me!
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 1,111,306
Posted By vintagespeed
can anyone hook me up with a .PDF of the manny...

can anyone hook me up with a .PDF of the manny please? the one that i got with the bike is completely in spanish, and me no fumar espanol. :freaky
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,870
Posted By vintagespeed
for securing the gate in upright position, add...

for securing the gate in upright position, add some tabs on either side of the back of the trailer, and run a pin through some tube at the top edge of the gate that indexes through the tabs. will...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 1,111,306
Posted By vintagespeed
yeah, not so much here in the people's...

yeah, not so much here in the people's republik...

your best bet is AAA, get the membership and title transfer it there. i did it last year with my '09 Berg 570, non-street legal bike....

they...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 403,097
Posted By vintagespeed
can't wait for the next chapter Lalo! maybe...

can't wait for the next chapter Lalo! maybe it'll contain some sultry middle eastern beauties? :evil
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 521,300
Posted By vintagespeed
great photos! i loved the Antarctica...

great photos! i loved the Antarctica pics......but no bikini shots? ...thats a once in a lifetime opportunity! :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 1,111,306
Posted By vintagespeed
been doing some work on the 530, going over...

been doing some work on the 530, going over things & swapping out things to my liking:
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 1,111,306
Posted By vintagespeed
just picked mine up, and some PARTS SWAPPING?

hey 530 guys, i just joined the ranks. picked up an '08 with some tasteful mods. :D
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,105
Posted By vintagespeed
very cool RR, thanks!

very cool RR, thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 177,087
Posted By vintagespeed
great RR! i gotta admit that KLR has done u...

great RR! i gotta admit that KLR has done u right.
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 403,097
Posted By vintagespeed
holy shit this is a good ride report! thank you...

holy shit this is a good ride report! thank you Lalo! :clap

be safe out there!
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By vintagespeed
yup, PW50 with training wheels. ...

yup, PW50 with training wheels.

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p315/vintagespeed/2014_Riding/28E70E84-A199-47DC-AC5E-6802F78AC7A4_zpsyzlfay3h.jpg
edit: and yes embarrassingly enough, i took...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,609
Posted By vintagespeed
and just for posterity's sake and your own...

and just for posterity's sake and your own education, i'll break it down for ya. admittedly, i'm no engineer and may be wrong..



dude, if you're gonna come on a web forum and announce yourself...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,609
Posted By vintagespeed
dude, are you OK? or do you just lack any...

dude, are you OK? or do you just lack any reading comprehension skills? :deal

the theory of these HHO generators is that by burning the off-gassing vapor, it increases hp output.

YOU brought...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,870
Posted By vintagespeed
why not use expanded steel for the flooring? ...

why not use expanded steel for the flooring? it's lighter than diamond plate and you can clean it easily.
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,682
Posted By vintagespeed
haha! just priced R19 batts, .55/ft this is...

haha! just priced R19 batts, .55/ft this is gonna be spendy.. :cry
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,733
Posted By vintagespeed
15% street? yeah, that's not a dirt bike. ...

15% street? yeah, that's not a dirt bike.

wr
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,609
Posted By vintagespeed
:huh engineers..

:huh

engineers..
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,320
Posted By vintagespeed
haha, dont let it break your ankle...and invest...

haha, dont let it break your ankle...and invest in many spare rear tires. :D
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,682
Posted By vintagespeed
i'm in the same exact boat....although it doesn't...

i'm in the same exact boat....although it doesn't get as cold here as where you are. this stupid thread has me spending my week off next week laying insulation..

my plan is to shovel out most of...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,609
Posted By vintagespeed
water/meth injection to cool intake charge is a...

water/meth injection to cool intake charge is a whole 'nother discussion..

and i dont believe you want to be injecting water/meth into a turbo motor when it's making vacuum... :huh

edit:
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Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,870
Posted By vintagespeed
yeah, i'd set it up on some wheels and measure...

yeah, i'd set it up on some wheels and measure out your tongue weight, locate the axle and weld those brackets on.
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,358
Posted By vintagespeed
nice! and i counter with the family station...

nice!

and i counter with the family station wagon:

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p315/vintagespeed/Projects_Rides/BigUglyPics/82658958606_0_ALB.jpg

better pic:
...
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,358
Posted By vintagespeed
not to have a pissing contest, but post up some...

not to have a pissing contest, but post up some pics!?
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,517
Posted By vintagespeed
well you better run out & check all your...

well you better run out & check all your extension cords and make sure they're not too big of wire. wouldn't want to heat sink that circuit.. :norton
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,899
Posted By vintagespeed
did you freaking read the OP's requirements?? ...

did you freaking read the OP's requirements?? the STR isn't even close.

i rode mine for 25k wonderful miles of corners and a little bit of long haul. the corners are what this bike is made for....
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,899
Posted By vintagespeed
streety wont work. not high enough for the ski...

streety wont work. not high enough for the ski hills and strapping gearon it will make it worse, plus riding it late in season with small street tires is probably a bad idea. i love the STR, but...
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,609
Posted By vintagespeed
this is called "Brown's gas", look it up. i...

this is called "Brown's gas", look it up.

i will bet a box of donuts that you're one of those kids that stuck a big old air intake on his car and drives around with black shit all over the rear...
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,358
Posted By vintagespeed
no, factory rubber CA bushings do not have grease...

no, factory rubber CA bushings do not have grease fittings (although i haven't been under a WJ). aftermarket JJs or similar typically do.

DW is not what the OP described (IMHO) although can...
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,358
Posted By vintagespeed
my credentials are just from building hardcore...

my credentials are just from building hardcore jeeps for the past 18yrs.

the OP stated that the vibes were only there with the front d-shaft in place, that's why the front drive shaft was removed....
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