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Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6,445
Views: 2,855,819
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Ain't that the truth. :cry

Ain't that the truth. :cry
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,850
Posted By Hybridchemistry
This looks sketchy even by my standards, and I...

This looks sketchy even by my standards, and I guarantee you, my standards are low. :L

Upon further review, slightly less sketchy, but I applaud your resourcefulness.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15,923
Views: 1,771,640
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Bumping for relevant to my interests...

Bumping for relevant to my interests...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I feel like I read that you concluded that the...

I feel like I read that you concluded that the KLX650R shock was a mild upgrade from the C, correct?
I believe my C has has an R shock swapped on, but I've never verified.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
This is how we lost a Mars rover, using two...

This is how we lost a Mars rover, using two different unit measurements.... Can we stick to the manufactured spec of millimeters?

That would make the mount ~25mm wide, and the length ~447mm long....
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,497
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Uh... hate to tell ya, but it looks like your...

Uh... hate to tell ya, but it looks like your bike is sleeping on the job! :huh

Seriously, what's going on here? Engine work sans oil drain?
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,785
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Two of these in a tool kit would be fabulous, but...

Two of these in a tool kit would be fabulous, but yeah, they'd need to be all metric, preferably with just the sizes your bike uses.... maybe a community sourced project? :evil

Edit:
Image for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
More unrelated: How can I acquire some? By...

More unrelated: How can I acquire some? By auction, do you mean fleaBay?
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15,923
Views: 1,771,640
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Sometimes I hate this thread. :facepalm ...

Sometimes I hate this thread. :facepalm


But I cannot deny the usefulness of a rock.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Super unrelated: how you like those grey plastic...

Super unrelated: how you like those grey plastic bins in the background, are they the ones from Home Depot? Worth it?

Bike looks good!

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Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15,923
Views: 1,771,640
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Do not buy for more than 10 hobo dollars and 3...

Do not buy for more than 10 hobo dollars and 3 wooden nickels!
Seriously, that's a fair amount of oil leakage and its missing a frame Mount bolt, guy might have just fudged the valve check, but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Good information all around, and re: making sure...

Good information all around, and re: making sure there's no oil baked on.... ...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,279
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Well played sir. Well played.

Well played sir. Well played.
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,279
Posted By Hybridchemistry
What happens when a bolt or nut or tool rolls...

What happens when a bolt or nut or tool rolls under? D:
Other than that, looks good!
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Gah, got the piston in the mail today, and I...

Gah, got the piston in the mail today, and I guess you get what you pay for...
Damn skirt had a dent in it from shipping, guy used a glad bag and some newspaper (on top) stuffed in a box. ...
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 50,960
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Nifty! I'll keep this in mind as I head over to...

Nifty! I'll keep this in mind as I head over to GarageJournal



Double Nifty!

:freaky
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 396,136
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Spent time on Saturday delaying the inevitable,...

Spent time on Saturday delaying the inevitable, and re plumbed my crank case breather from the stock hose to a OReilly breather thing with a water bottle capped on it, to a 5/8" hose to a small...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Not bad, +~10$ shipped to where I am... Might...

Not bad, +~10$ shipped to where I am... Might have to bite

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Bought that Vulcan 1500 piston for 11.20$ shipped, hope it's in decent enough shape. Should...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
That's pretty a pretty good price, but like...

That's pretty a pretty good price, but like Knudln
said, Vulcan pistons are pretty damn cheap on eBay. I had my eye on one that was 25$ shipped and in decent shape.

Edit: Ha, just saw one for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Man, the cheap-ass in me just wants to go with a...

Man, the cheap-ass in me just wants to go with a Vulcan piston, but the engineer in me is getting a hard on for that added lightness of the Wossner....



wat.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15,923
Views: 1,771,640
Posted By Hybridchemistry
On that note, and this is where I wish we had...

On that note, and this is where I wish we had more than one main KLR thread, what are peoples thoughts on Pelican vs SKB vs Caribou Cases vs ??? for a top box?
I've been hunting around for some size...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15,923
Views: 1,771,640
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I like JNS engineering's rear rack 'plate', uses...

I like JNS engineering's rear rack 'plate', uses the stock rack to mount. I don't have one, but its the only one that seems to fit my needs.
I do have a Moose Racing rear rack on my DRZ and I think...
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 396,136
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I think I'm <2 miles from Steve and I can't even...

I think I'm <2 miles from Steve and I can't even make time to stop in and watch a build :cry
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
In one of his posts I think he said that a...

In one of his posts I think he said that a prototype piston was 295 grams.
Also, the more I 'read' that blog the more trick shit I see, like the adjustable can gears here...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
You're my new hero :D

You're my new hero :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I think I ended up getting one off eBay for ~40$...

I think I ended up getting one off eBay for ~40$ shipped, was supposed to be with some Paypal/eBay 10$ off 25$+ deal, but that ended up not working out. :cry
Still need to order a gasket for it, or...
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I got the*IKEA Fjelldal probably close to 10...

I got the*IKEA Fjelldal probably close to 10 years ago and used it through the end of highschool and part of college till I moved out of my paretd place. I'm 6' 3" and ended up at ~190lbs when I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Any idea what it would cost an exhaust guy to...

Any idea what it would cost an exhaust guy to make something like that? Too much?
Or, maybe the question I should be asking is, how much if any performance (besides weight) did it bring to the...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 50,960
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I'm making see-through a must for my bins,...

I'm making see-through a must for my bins, otherwise, 'out of sight, out of mind.' I figure if I have an eyesore every time I walk into my bathroom, it'll remind me that I have plenty of projects to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
I've heard this again more recently, is the KLX's...

I've heard this again more recently, is the KLX's USD fork not as competent as I've previously thought? Or is the rear shock a crap shoot?
Or does it both just need to be tuned to fit the rider?
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 50,960
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Speaking of organization, is there any consensus...

Speaking of organization, is there any consensus between inmates about plastic storage bins? I have a metal rack in my closet that has a ton of moto stuff on it in cardboard boxes or worse, and I'd...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 158,573
Posted By Hybridchemistry
+1 to the good news Fogo, David- Would this...

+1 to the good news Fogo,
David-
Would this be using a Vulcan liner and piston? Relevant to my interests....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-16-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,984
Posted By Hybridchemistry
That's rad, but I have no where near the skill...

That's rad, but I have no where near the skill set to make use of it :(
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 396,136
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Quality work is worth it :thumbup

Quality work is worth it :thumbup
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 396,136
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Yesterday: -Cleaned up the garage -checked...

Yesterday:
-Cleaned up the garage
-checked the valves on the KLR, all look good
-decided to do the exhaust cam mod, messed up the timing, goddommot
-redid timing, did mod, back together

Bike...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By Hybridchemistry
:thumb That's how I'd do it. Speaking of...

:thumb That's how I'd do it.

Speaking of which, I should either make use of that dual light setup I bought or get rid of it :(
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,182
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Kawasaki KLR 250 Plastic Resortation with a Heat...

Kawasaki KLR 250 Plastic Resortation with a Heat : http://youtu.be/o7AbneccV6w

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Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Yeah, I'm still not sure what the advantage is,...

Yeah, I'm still not sure what the advantage is, other than building up an engine to combine S and E parts. If you do that, you might as well do a big bore and make something really fun.

Sent from...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 603,924
Posted By Hybridchemistry
Yes please :) It would be fantastic to have a...

Yes please :)
It would be fantastic to have a resource like the ex-500.com/wiki for the KLX

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