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Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Peashooter
BSA's are no problem. As stated, get a good...

BSA's are no problem. As stated, get a good manual and a parts book for that particular year engine. Do you just want to reassemble it or rebuild it correctly? Big difference!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,076
Posted By Peashooter
Did he say what the prototype was? The B models...

Did he say what the prototype was? The B models came out in 1946, so I wouldn't think it was a Rapide.
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 145,617
Posted By Peashooter
Just caught this RR. Hope it all turns out well...

Just caught this RR. Hope it all turns out well for you! Funny thing is, I just did a similar trip out and up the coast and home on my Norton Commando. No problems to speak of, sometimes simple is...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Peashooter
Thanks fellas! I sent the info to him. Hope he...

Thanks fellas! I sent the info to him. Hope he can make it work for him!
Bill
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Peashooter
Sidestand ID needed

Can anyone help ID this sidestand? A pal wants to use it on his R100/7, but it won't fit. Is there a bracket missing?
...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 587,538
Posted By Peashooter
Rear rack

Hollow Road Rider, you have a PM on the rack!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,934
Posted By Peashooter
If you want a Brit bike to actually ride, find a...

If you want a Brit bike to actually ride, find a good Commando. They don't vibrate parts off like a BSA or a Triumph, and you can get factory quality parts from Andover Norton. I just returned home...
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Peashooter
I was thinking the same....I don't believe that...

I was thinking the same....I don't believe that BMW changed things, but you never know!
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Peashooter
All GS mufflers the same?

Looking for a muffler for my 1990 GSPD. Does anyone know if all of the later GS mufflers interchange with each other? There are different part #'s, but that doesn't necessarily mean that the parts...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 587,538
Posted By Peashooter
Wtb muffler for 1990 gs

Looking for a stock rear muffler for my GS. The old steel one rusted away so am looking for another. I think the later ones were stainless? Would prefer one of those and the mid muffler as well if...
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,952
Posted By Peashooter
Nice work going on in Marietta! Thanks for tuning...

Nice work going on in Marietta! Thanks for tuning in with the paint job and the info. I have done some painting and it is all about taking the time to do it right, which you certainly do! I just...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,938
Posted By Peashooter
Those bikes are such works of art! I do have a...

Those bikes are such works of art!
I do have a quick Britten story...I have actually passed one on a racetrack! Now here is the rest of the story, as the man used to say.
I was at a Ducati Club of...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-30-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,743
Posted By Peashooter
I was cleaning a Ducati 750 engine and used these...

I was cleaning a Ducati 750 engine and used these brushes. Not cheap, but really work well. I used the brushes and kerosene, along with a lot of hours, but it really turned out well.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By Peashooter
Jeez, you sure wouldn't guess it was a Norton...

Jeez, you sure wouldn't guess it was a Norton club ride! Thanks for posting, but I believe you got mixed up and posted the Triumph club ride!
Forum: Racing 06-13-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 493,926
Posted By Peashooter
Went to COTA this year and camped at McKinney...

Went to COTA this year and camped at McKinney Falls State Park. Nice quiet place, cheap, 15 minutes from the track.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,988
Posted By Peashooter
Call Phil Radford at Fair Spares America. He...

Call Phil Radford at Fair Spares America. He resleeves the master cylinders and usually has them on an exchange basis. Also, take your disc to a shop that does surface grinding and have it ground...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-08-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,243
Sticky: TetS
Views: 115,073
Posted By Peashooter
Got it!

Got the files, Thanks Chip! This had to be a buttload of work. You da man!
Bill
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-08-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,464
Sticky: Tet
Views: 146,328
Posted By Peashooter
Got the files! A big THANK YOU to Chip! Bill

Got the files! A big THANK YOU to Chip!
Bill
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-16-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,831
Posted By Peashooter
It just depends on what you want to do with the...

It just depends on what you want to do with the bike, how much money you can afford to spend, etc. I happen to love my V-Strom. It is a great touring bike, especially 2-up, does fine on dirt roads or...
Forum: Racing 02-05-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,961
Posted By Peashooter
I don't know if it counts here, but a lot of the...

I don't know if it counts here, but a lot of the guys who flat-track a Suzuki use a V-Strom engine. The AMA makes them choke down the intakes a ton so they won't smoke the Harleys and the Strom...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 23,543
Posted By Peashooter
Hmmm, even though I have more, the four I use the...

Hmmm, even though I have more, the four I use the most are:

V-Strom 1000..great for touring with some gravel and occasional dirt
KLR 650....same as above but one-up and more off road capable...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-01-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 80,045
Posted By Peashooter
I'm in! Looking good so far!

I'm in!
Looking good so far!
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,409
Posted By Peashooter
I used the SprayMax clear on a Norton tank I did...

I used the SprayMax clear on a Norton tank I did for a pal...that stuff is the tits!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-09-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,589
Posted By Peashooter
Google Earth to Mapsource?

Hello,
Is there a way to load Google Earth onto Mapsource? I read where someone could "ride" a trail that way and I can't see how to do it!
Thanks, Bill
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 46,209
Posted By Peashooter
D&D's

D&D's are a bit noisy, but you can repack them easily. I have a used set if anyone is interested.
Bonnie's are so much fun to ride and farkle. I just picked up a set of bags and rack to make it more...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,001
Posted By Peashooter
First racer

Stay far away from vintage or oddball stuff. Vintage racers aren't ever actually, "racing". Those events are more about keeping the bikes running and making cool noises than about banging elbows and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,819
Posted By Peashooter
I've owned them both, 2 different K-75S's and a...

I've owned them both, 2 different K-75S's and a K1100S. Even though the 1100 is of course faster, if I had to choose one or the other, I would go for the K75 any day. It handles much better, has...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,872
Posted By Peashooter
Wish I could be there

I know it's a lot of work to do these ride reports, but please continue! I have really enjoyed following along on your trip with you and love the photos with the backround material.:clap Good luck in...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,991
Posted By Peashooter
Norton base gasket

The base gasket isn't as much a problem on the 850's as the 750's because the assembly is more rigid. Having said that, I quit using base gaskets years ago. Use the gray Yamabond, I think #4, and it...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,688
Posted By Peashooter
Looks like a great trip!:D I was wondering about...

Looks like a great trip!:D I was wondering about the set up on your Bonnie. Looks like Happy Trails boxes, but whose racks are you using? Any chance of you posting pics of the bike w/o the boxes?
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 128,964
Posted By Peashooter
I don't know, my wife and I did Ophir 2-up and...

I don't know, my wife and I did Ophir 2-up and loaded with bags on a 1000 V-Strom. Not that big a deal, the Strom is pretty capable off-road. You just need to keep up your momentum and use the torque...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,922
Posted By Peashooter
It looks like a TR6R. I just put together a 69...

It looks like a TR6R. I just put together a 69 version and this looks pretty damn close. Single carb versions are easier to live with than the twin carb models. Looks to me more like a $2,500 dollar...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By Peashooter
PM's you

PM's you
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Posted By Peashooter
FCR's are a good thing for a 900. Combined with...

FCR's are a good thing for a 900. Combined with the H/C pistons it's the tits! Another thing that was a huge improvement on my 900 was a lighter clutch hub with the aluminum Barnett clutch pack. It...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-07-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,242
Posted By Peashooter
My clutch was sticking on my 92 GS. I simply took...

My clutch was sticking on my 92 GS. I simply took out the clutch piston as Anton suggested and sanded it down a bit. I either chucked it up in the lathe or drill press, can't remember. It worked...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,143
Posted By Peashooter
Beezer

The first thing I would do is find a competent mechanic! If the bike was blowing out oil on your first ride after having it worked on, I would have ridden it right back. :huh
Forum: Old's Cool 10-30-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,074
Posted By Peashooter
I had two of those, sold one for parts and the...

I had two of those, sold one for parts and the other complete a couple of years ago. The runner was a nice bike, ran great, etc. I got about $2,500 for it along with some parts. They are pretty cool...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,075
Posted By Peashooter
+ 1 on the Kaoko. I have one on the Strom and the...

+ 1 on the Kaoko. I have one on the Strom and the Bonnie. A little pricey but when you're on the road for days on end, it is nice to have something that just flat WORKS!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By Peashooter
The correct chainguards are real hard to get,...

The correct chainguards are real hard to get, ditto the sidecovers. I'd try Fair Spares in England, they have pretty much everything Commando. The mufflers should be pretty easy, basically an Atlas...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-10-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,647
Posted By Peashooter
What a great bike, and it just happens I have one...

What a great bike, and it just happens I have one for sale! PM me if you are interested.
BTW, the 1000 isn't much different than the 650 off-road and a whole lot more fun on road, where these things...
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