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 76
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: MC_Collector
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 87,824
Posted By MC_Collector
Btw

The old maroon van we used to have spent some time in Queretero and about a year with the Federales due to some very minor transgressions of it's previous owners. Glad ya'll are having a good time!...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 87,824
Posted By MC_Collector
It might be new

The US EPA regs killed 2 smoke motos in the US. The gas mileage is terrible though. The DT250 I have gets the same mileage as the GL1800!
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11,419
Views: 1,735,387
Posted By MC_Collector
[UOTE=malignity;23979212]I was under the...

[UOTE=malignity;23979212]I was under the assumption that the higher the octane the less the ethanol but I could be wrong! I do have 90 octane rec gas available too I could buy but its almost $6 a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11,419
Views: 1,735,387
Posted By MC_Collector
Yes and it had a small leak in the rubber carb...

Yes and it had a small leak in the rubber carb mont but the root issue was the slide.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11,419
Views: 1,735,387
Posted By MC_Collector
maybe

I had a lean / bog misery on a 1999 XT225. After multitude on other things were checked and replaced with no changes; replacing the Cv diaphram / slide assembly cured it. It had pinhole leaks where...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 42,436
Posted By MC_Collector
Thanks for the report.

Way cool!
Glad ya'll are having a good time.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,914
Posted By MC_Collector
Great News!

Maybe the can of worms will stay closed :lol3

Best wishes
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,914
Posted By MC_Collector
A TH\hought

Donnie,

Don't know where the BMW tach signal comes from, but many come off the coil and it is guaranteed that the thing will run terrible or not at all with an intermittant coil connection. ...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-10-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 338,369
Posted By MC_Collector
Sweet !

I always wanted one of these back in the day. The 250 I had then and now have probably saved me a few broken bones though....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,914
Posted By MC_Collector
Fuel Filter

Hi Donnie,

If you find a fuel filter made for fuel injection it might work. Fuel pumps for engines with carbs operate at pressures typically <= ~ 5psi, while every fuel injection system I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,653
Posted By MC_Collector
Thanks! I needed a laugh and some good news in...

Thanks! I needed a laugh and some good news in this....

FOTFL !!!:roflI'd have never thought of that. Donnie's bike IS too loud when it runs....




+1 FOTFL !!!:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,653
Posted By MC_Collector
Thanks for the reply I think they...

Thanks for the reply




I think they patched the hall sensor, but the thing still won't run above idle. They're going to replace the fuel filter tomorrow.. He stated some brown muck came out...
Forum: Americas 01-05-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26,173
Views: 2,164,043
Posted By MC_Collector
for MikeMike

I sent you a private email regarding dwj - Donnie

Thanks,
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,653
Posted By MC_Collector
Thanks to all for the replies. That...

Thanks to all for the replies.



That was done and It didn't change anything



As I understand everything electrical functions except the engine doesn't start when the starter turns it over
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 91,670
Posted By MC_Collector
Donnie's got bike trouble in Southern MX

If anyone following this has technical expertise with the R1100 GS I know Donnie would appreciate you having a look at this:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=853406

Thanks,
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,653
Posted By MC_Collector
R1100GS Stranded in Southern Mexico --HELP!!!

I got a call from my friend Donnie, (dwj- Donnie here), this morning looking for help diagnosing his bike:

1995 R1100GS ~100,000 miles running fine until he stopped for fuel. Went ~ 1 mile after...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-07-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 338,369
Posted By MC_Collector
some experiences with it's little brother

I've never ridden a 400, but used to ride with a bunch of folks who's had the RT360's which were much stonger than the 250. I would like the extra power the 400 would likely offer. A few years ago...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-04-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,226
Views: 338,369
Posted By MC_Collector
1977 Yamaha DT250D

This is a cool thread!


Here's my contribution with some history on the bike (1977 Yamaha DT250D).


A good friend and I purchased identical bikes after we graduated in 1977. Three...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 91,670
Posted By MC_Collector
Greetings!

Great pictures Donnie!
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11,419
Views: 1,735,387
Posted By MC_Collector
Good Advice!

Amen to the run em hard and wear out soon. I destroyed so many engines in the late 60's and early 70's that I finally made the connection between throttle opening and repair work. Finally figured...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11,419
Views: 1,735,387
Posted By MC_Collector
But on the other hand

On flat ground ~75mph is about all she's got with my 220 lb carcus on her. Like some others have said wind resistance demands exceed available hp
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11,419
Views: 1,735,387
Posted By MC_Collector
Feeling crazy one day at the end of a long ride

Pinned the throttle on my stock 1999 XT225 with stock gearing on a long steep downhill paved road and hit 91.5 mph on GPS before letting off. I'm guessing I went 92-9500 rpm in 6th, but was about to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 91,670
Posted By MC_Collector
Great News about Tracy

Sorry to see Hector, Josephine and Emiliano leave.

Dusty
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 91,670
Posted By MC_Collector
Yea!!

GREAT NEWS !!! we are so thankful for the progress
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 91,670
Posted By MC_Collector
Great news!

Thanks for the update
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 91,670
Posted By MC_Collector
Trip Cancelled for Time Being

Donnie is headed to Dallas to be with his daughter who is having some serious health issues. Therefore, this trip is cancelled for the time being.
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 91,670
Posted By MC_Collector
Looks like the trip is going good

Tell Hector thanks for the stickers! Took this about 2 miles from work on the way in last Thursday.

http://i1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg600/mc_collector/006Medium.jpg

Subscribed!

Best...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,521
Posted By MC_Collector
Small bikes rock

My wife and I have a stable ranging from a 1972 Honda Trail 90 to a 2005 Gold Wing 1800. We have two Yamaha XT225's, a nearly perfectly preserved and running 1977 Yamaha DT250 2 stroke and a 2008...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 159,424
Posted By MC_Collector
Clutch cable life

Hi Donnie,

The life you got out of those cables is good evidence of the value of lubing them occasionally. The first one that got full of salt water corrosion was about the worst one I've ever...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 159,424
Posted By MC_Collector
Ymmv !!!

Hi Donnie,

It's good you took all those extra parts along. The few times master links have given me trouble have made me take note of differences. I usually order several spares from the chain...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 159,424
Posted By MC_Collector
Let me know if you don't provide it a home

Hi Bill,

I've got a nice 89 BMW 325i in great shape that I might be willing to trade for the 1100 GS. Donnie told me some of the story of it.
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 159,424
Posted By MC_Collector
Laptop Misery

I have a power supply at home that might fit it. Unfortunately, if the center pin in the laptop itself is coming loose, about the only way to fix that is tearing into it and soldering. My success...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 159,424
Posted By MC_Collector
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 159,424
Posted By MC_Collector
Very Good News!

Thanks I hope there's little impact from it.
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 159,424
Posted By MC_Collector
Earthquake!

Hi Donnie,

From your last position, it looks like you were ~250 mi. NW of the epicenter. Are you and friends OK?:eek1
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 159,424
Posted By MC_Collector
Gracias Emiliano lo agradezco. Lo pondré en...

Gracias Emiliano lo agradezco. Lo pondré en una de mis motos!
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 159,424
Posted By MC_Collector
gracias por ayudar a nuestro amigo Donnie!

gracias por ayudar a nuestro amigo Donnie!
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 159,424
Posted By MC_Collector
Hospitality!

My spanish is nonexistent, but I feel like Donnie has encountered the very definition of hospitality with Emiliano and his family!. The next time I encounter some aggrivation with a circumstance,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 159,424
Posted By MC_Collector
Helloooo

Sent you 2 emails
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 159,424
Posted By MC_Collector
Need Help?

Hi Donnie,

Call or email if there's anything I can do to help.
Showing results 1 to 40 of 76

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 10:24 AM.


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