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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-17-2014, 11:24 PM
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Posted By bigalsmith101
1989 TW200 for $950

1989 Yamaha TW 200** - $950 (burien)

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4624454320.html


Nice bike...runs great!!

This was my recently deceased fathers bike he used for hunting trips.
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Forum: 2 smokers 08-17-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By bigalsmith101
Man, I can take shit apart, and put it back...

Man, I can take shit apart, and put it back together with a manual, but sometimes I just make the most ridiculous assumptions. I mean, what the hell was I thinking? I must think I'm better than I am....
Forum: 2 smokers 08-17-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By bigalsmith101
Just opened the carb cover. No oil in the carb....

Just opened the carb cover. No oil in the carb. Probably cause it sits, leaning to the left side, on the kick stand.

I didn't take the clutch cover off...

Damn. I'm worried about damaging...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-17-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By bigalsmith101
I better go open the carb cover and let as much...

I better go open the carb cover and let as much oil out as possible while it sits for a month... Jeeezuuussss.

Should I be as worried as I am about the rotary valve being completely covered in...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-17-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By bigalsmith101
:cry I am as serious as it gets. Rewind,...

:cry I am as serious as it gets.

Rewind, it's yesterday. I've got the bike outside with the drain pan under it. Got the oil in hand. Cylinder is completely removed from the bike. (I cooked the...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-17-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By bigalsmith101
Another Hypothetical Question...

So, in the process of removing the top end of my 1972 TC100 two smoker, I've decided to flush out my bottom end with a bunch of very lightly used Delo SAE30 Heavy Duty Motor oil I got for free. The...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
Looks like you I can't read far enough ahead....

Looks like you I can't read far enough ahead. Glad you got it!
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
Wait for someone else to chime in also , but...

Wait for someone else to chime in also , but I've used a rubber mallet against a block of wood that was spread over the surface area of the cooling fins as much as possible to prevent breaking them....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-17-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9,718
Views: 2,042,538
Posted By bigalsmith101
I just sold my '09 with 22k miles on it for $4k...

I just sold my '09 with 22k miles on it for $4k with about $3.5k worth of farkles on it (all from previous owner). DR650's rarely come up for sale on craigslist, in proportion other bikes at least,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-17-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9,718
Views: 2,042,538
Posted By bigalsmith101
http://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/mcy/4623885560.h...

http://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/mcy/4623885560.html

1982 Honda XL. 185 indero - $600 (grays harbor)



http://images.craigslist.org/01515_gUAjDoUXTzg_600x450.jpg

I have a 1982 Honda XL...
Forum: Face plant 08-17-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,571
Posted By bigalsmith101
Here's my best guess. I bet you got hit,...

Here's my best guess. I bet you got hit, instinctively grabbed a firm grip on the handlebar, and when you got launched forward the force of your grip slightly twisted the grip and switch housing at...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
When I crashed my DR April 2011, after fixing it,...

When I crashed my DR April 2011, after fixing it, I realized my vapor tech magnet had dislodged from the rotor. I.E.

I was in Mexico, and managed to find the PERFECT fix for a magnet. I cut the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-16-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9,718
Views: 2,042,538
Posted By bigalsmith101
That's the FIRST TC185 that I've seen in 5 years...

That's the FIRST TC185 that I've seen in 5 years of scouring local craigslist adds. That bike has a dual range 5 speed transmission. Nearly impossible to find. It has the shocks, and if it's got the...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-15-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By bigalsmith101
I'll make a point to check all of those things...

I'll make a point to check all of those things and replace the crank seal prior to running again.

I did NOT clean the piston prior to that pic.

I asked the master tech at the dealership about...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-14-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By bigalsmith101
Crap, of course you guys are right. The...

Crap, of course you guys are right. The crankshaft seal behind the magneto. DUH. I'll replace that bitch. Will have to find a puller first.. Last time I pulled the magneto on a bike like this (1972...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
Just whipped out my Factory Service Manual. ...

Just whipped out my Factory Service Manual.

It says this VERBATIM:

Measure each coil resistance between lead wire. If the resistance is infinity or less than the specifications, the power...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
This LITERALLY happened to me not two weeks ago....

This LITERALLY happened to me not two weeks ago. You should not have 350 ohms across the exciter coils. I had much less, and still it was too much. Factory specs are 2 digits if I remember...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By bigalsmith101
Everett Power Sports

http://www.everettpowersports.com/

215 SW Everett Mall Way, Everett, WA 98204
425) 347-4545

I worked here for 7 months a couple years ago between trips. 3 minutes off of I-5, great selection...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-13-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By bigalsmith101
Final verdict after visiting the local Suzuki...

Final verdict after visiting the local Suzuki dealership was that Suzuki only offered a .5mm and 1.0mm overbore piston. My current piston is already 1mm over.

So I bought a 2mm over (51mm versus...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
Interesting. That same bolt fell off my bike as...

Interesting. That same bolt fell off my bike as well. I remember riding to the hardware store, taking off the front bolt, testing it on the rear (same size I think) and then taking said bolt into the...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-12-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By bigalsmith101
Got the top end off... F#$% Piston is...

Got the top end off...

F#$%

Piston is COOKED.

Cylinder can probably be honed, but may need to go up a size. Currently it got a piston that is .040 over (aftermarket)

Gotta call my...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-12-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By bigalsmith101
Getting spark and fuel

I checked the carb for fuel flow and it's got lots of fuel.

Pulled the plug and checked the spark against the head, it's firing very well.

Top end is coming off! (Thoughtful words of kindness...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-12-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By bigalsmith101
I can very easily turn the engine over, and can...

I can very easily turn the engine over, and can roll it through first/second gear and attempt to push start it, but I get no fire. It's not seized in the complete sense of the term.

I'll have to...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-12-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By bigalsmith101
Hypothetical question... I.E. I don't know what the hell happened

I'll set the scene.

My two stroke experience is MINIMAL.

I have a 1974 Suzuki TC100. I ride it 100% on the street and rip around town on it, chasing my wife on her Yamaha Vino 125cc scooter. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-10-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9,718
Views: 2,042,538
Posted By bigalsmith101
Honda MB-5 - 50cc sport bike 2200 orig. miles -...

Honda MB-5 - 50cc sport bike 2200 orig. miles - $750 (Mercer Island)

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4611919960.html

Honda MB5 - runs and rides well. Starts right up after months of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-09-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9,718
Views: 2,042,538
Posted By bigalsmith101
2005 Triumph Bonneville T100 - $2250 (seattle)

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4611034224.html

For sale is a gorgeous opal white 2005 Triumph Bonneville T100. Just over 10 K miles. I'm the 1 owner . Well maintained,
gorgeous bike -...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
Every time I've added more than 2 liters to my...

Every time I've added more than 2 liters to my bike for it's oil change, I've over filled the damn bike. The engine case reads 2300ml.

I also pull the bike level when checking the oil sight...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
Not to mention that the Pumper Carb idles WAY...

Not to mention that the Pumper Carb idles WAY lower and more fluidly than the BST. I had a Pumper Carb on my '09, and it was like everyone agrees, "night and day".
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9,718
Views: 2,042,538
Posted By bigalsmith101
1986 Honda Elite CH250 - Runs great, cosmetic...

1986 Honda Elite CH250 - Runs great, cosmetic FAIL! - $600 (Seattle)


http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4604062937.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00q0q_1Md1rrJVHxY_600x450.jpg
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By bigalsmith101
I'm riding around a 1974 Suzuki TC100. I know for...

I'm riding around a 1974 Suzuki TC100. I know for CERTAIN, that if you run premix in my bike, the crank will be oil starved, and likely seize very soon.

The TS250 motor is incredibly reliable...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 08:48 PM
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Posted By bigalsmith101
I cross posted this in the DR650 forum, as these...

I cross posted this in the DR650 forum, as these tires will fit the DR650 with stock wheels. How you don't mind. They should be picked up.
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
Inmate giving away free tires

An inmate in the PNW regional forum is giving these away. These will fit a DR650 with stock wheels. Gotta pick them up, but they look good to me (for free :) ) They are in the Seattle area.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-04-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 32,390
Posted By bigalsmith101
Very nice.

I'm a huge fan of the SV650 motor, especially the fuel injected models. You're straight forwardness is appealing as well. Gotta do this, so this happened, and now it's gonna be like this. Excellent. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
Bought some for my car the other day. Sprayed it...

Bought some for my car the other day. Sprayed it down the lock that wouldn't open/close with the automatic lock button. It's never been better.

I sprayed it first with WD-40, that only worked for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
Reminds me of the time I changed my oil and...

Reminds me of the time I changed my oil and managed to pour a brand new quart of oil through my bike and out the drain plug because I forgot to put it back in.

Good to know your bikes back in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
I know that this application involved a fuel...

I know that this application involved a fuel injected bike, but this guy

http://www.robietech.com/fred/

turbo'd a 1990 BMW K75RT.

He decided on and used a Garret GT-12 for a turbo, after...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
This is EXACTLY how it works. And coming from a...

This is EXACTLY how it works. And coming from a man with a warehouse full of parts, and a full time parts staff. (I've been to the Pro-cycle store/warehouse and had the tour. Space is not limitless)...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 97,446
Views: 18,488,445
Posted By bigalsmith101
Any particular reason you don't simply buy a set...

Any particular reason you don't simply buy a set of aftermarket brake pads that are just as good/better and don't cost as much as the OEM Suzuki pads?

--Alex
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By bigalsmith101
These were my concerns until I read, If...

These were my concerns until I read,


If the bike was ridden off road with regularity, I can see why it might require a clutch at 15K miles. Otherwise I'd be concerned too.

The 705 kit...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By bigalsmith101
People go RTW on $15k-$20k all the time. Spending...

People go RTW on $15k-$20k all the time. Spending 10% of the budget on the bike is very realistic for some people. Spending 33% is not.

How much does this bike cost Tschop?

My only concern: If...
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