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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,100
Posted By dvgonzo
Bill, THANKS for posting those pics! The...

Bill, THANKS for posting those pics!

The BFR was on the side of the road from Marble Canyon down to Lees Ferry, and there were several of them although this one was the biggest.

Also the two...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
Mr. BW AND BW Swamper, You are correct...

Mr. BW AND BW Swamper,

You are correct about how bad the footpeg bolts "freeze" in due to the rust...ESPECIALLY the lower ones.

On my old '84 TT600 which had that same stupidly designed...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
You cannot fool me! I KNOW how dangerous those...

You cannot fool me! I KNOW how dangerous those trikes are! I once owned a Honda 250 R ATC! It was a hoot to ride too, but would sometimes do the strangest things at about 5-15 mph as the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
That sure is purdy....and has about the nicest...

That sure is purdy....and has about the nicest flame job I ever seen....but, you are not even gonna get it out of the truck without high centering...let alone up the trail! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
shercoman, THAT is funny! I have a hard...

shercoman,

THAT is funny! I have a hard time refusing most ANY food, or beer, not just cheeseburgers! But fortunately, all the dirt bike use shakes most of those extra calories right off me!
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
CLiffh, I thought you had removed the pegs...

CLiffh,

I thought you had removed the pegs at the bolts, was not aware in my minds eye, due to MY poor compression (read comprehension) abilities that you had removed them at the clevis...maybe...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
Cliffh, I meant to pose a question to...

Cliffh,

I meant to pose a question to the all 350 owners and your mention of a 2 hour LH footpeg changing session reminded me.

Was it hard to remove that peg due to rust?

I ran...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
I found over the years that any time I ran air in...

I found over the years that any time I ran air in the forks on anything from dirt scoots to street bikes I always ended up blowing out a lot more fork seals. Even when using real low air pressure...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
SIXTY? I did not think a 200 would do sixty if...

SIXTY? I did not think a 200 would do sixty if you dropped it from a plane!:D
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By dvgonzo
You say you took the switch apart...the turn...

You say you took the switch apart...the turn signal switch, or the headlight h/low beam switch?

By took it apart do you mean dis-assembled the switch or just took it off the handlebar?

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
Now I see what you are talking about! I...

Now I see what you are talking about!

I did think it rather strange looking at the picture of the spacer sitting on the bearing as it did not appear to cover the whole open area next to the ball...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,294,004
Posted By dvgonzo
That to me STILL sounds like the needle is not...

That to me STILL sounds like the needle is not seating properly. This can be caused by a couple different things. If it is a viton (rubber tipped) needle the rubber could have a crack or bad spot on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
BW swamper, I did not realize it was that...

BW swamper,

I did not realize it was that small and thin!

You say it shows that in the parts list?

THAT looks to me like you have a shielded bearing that has had the shield come out of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
Mr BW, Yeah I seem to remember several...

Mr BW,

Yeah I seem to remember several bikes all Yamahas and all from right around the eighties that were not equipped with replaceable jets.

I know I took this carb apart when I first got...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,294,004
Posted By dvgonzo
That does not look like an ant to me but rather...

That does not look like an ant to me but rather one of those small bees that are always going into small holes in wood fences, trees ,and any other small diameter round holes they can find in search...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,294,004
Posted By dvgonzo
I HOPE by "Stuck that guy back in the bike" you...

I HOPE by "Stuck that guy back in the bike" you mean the carb and not the ant? HA!:D

I have had all sorts of issues over the years with bugs as well as rodents....they get into EVERYTHING!

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,294,004
Posted By dvgonzo
I have had the float stick like that TWICE on my...

I have had the float stick like that TWICE on my SRX.

Both times it was little piece of trash that got caught between the needle and seat...so now I installed an inline fuel filter on that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
Mr BW, Thanks, I try to build stuff pretty...

Mr BW,

Thanks, I try to build stuff pretty job rated and hate having to re-build cheaply made stuff....which these days seems to be about half of what I purchase.....sometimes BEFORE I even get...
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 952,350
Posted By dvgonzo
That is funny, maybe it is some sort of virus or...

That is funny, maybe it is some sort of virus or disease?

I seem to be afflicted with the same thing and it comes on all of a sudden!
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 952,350
Posted By dvgonzo
The clear ones are available from Caplugs and...

The clear ones are available from Caplugs and mostly used as masks for when plating or painting things. Real nice stretchy and tough 100% silicone so it stands up to heat real well too. I think they...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 952,350
Posted By dvgonzo
Sean-O. How did you break the lens? Flying...

Sean-O.

How did you break the lens? Flying rock, or crash?

I always worry about trashing out my lights cause I tend to ride pretty close sometimes to the buddy in front of me to avoid dust....
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
Also, Meant to state that that aluminum disc...

Also, Meant to state that that aluminum disc needs to be bigger on Shercomans tri Z front end to get better stopping power! HA! JK, I know its the disc mount but could not resist. Is that some of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
Mr. BW, I KNEW you were kidding! I been...

Mr. BW,

I KNEW you were kidding! I been following this thread for a couple years now and really "get" your humor.......I am just sick like that......course owning and storing a BW for 25 years...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
Yeah I never have been able to understand the way...

Yeah I never have been able to understand the way the quads took off and STILL surpass the bike sales.

A dealer buddy says he sells four to every one bike INCLUDING his street bike sales!

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
Before I do that I would ask for a plane ticket...

Before I do that I would ask for a plane ticket back and just ride it up there to deliver it!....but then it would not be very low mileage.....and the Summer would be ending!:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By dvgonzo
Lots of times dust or moisture will get in...

Lots of times dust or moisture will get in between the bulb and socket and can keep the bulb from making good contact.

Try squirting a shot of WD-40 in the bulb socket and wiping it around with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,294,004
Posted By dvgonzo
Thumb That is a great idea, would keep me from crawling...

That is a great idea, would keep me from crawling around on the floor looking for where the screws rolled to all the time!

John Wesley:

What kind of a centerstand is that on your bike? I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
Lonestar 2112, I am selling it too, They...

Lonestar 2112,

I am selling it too, They are BOTH going away, just as soon as the new battery gets in and I wake her up from her ten year nap! She should be well rested and ready to go. I did...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
LIB! It worked! THANKS! Other side: ...

LIB! It worked! THANKS!

Other side:
http://i764.photobucket.com/albums/xx285/dvgonzo_2010/BigWheels_001.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
http://i764.photobucket.com/albums/xx285/dvgonzo_2...

http://i764.photobucket.com/albums/xx285/dvgonzo_2010/BigWheels_002.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
How the heck did you do that? I have so...

How the heck did you do that?

I have so many hours trying to get pictures to post on this site it is not funny....and now that I have a new camera I STILL cannot do it!

I was going to show...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 503,470
Posted By dvgonzo
Bye-bye BW....

Well call me a traitor but I am bailing out on the Big Wheels!

Do not get me wrong, I do love em, but due to a knee replacement, lack of time AND places to ride I am selling out.

Never really...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,294,004
Posted By dvgonzo
franklinmanklin, Yeah, it is. If that piece...

franklinmanklin,

Yeah, it is. If that piece were straight it would take a pretty good side hit and still give support. Since it is has that bend to it any side force will just cause it to push...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 21,788
Posted By dvgonzo
Just two would be nice as it would save me a LOT...

Just two would be nice as it would save me a LOT of maintenance time!

I am down to six.........:rofl
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,391
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 307,360
Posted By dvgonzo
That IS really funny. Kinds of pops em off...

That IS really funny.

Kinds of pops em off just like a fuse filament.:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,757
Posted By dvgonzo
[QUOTE=AtomicXRer;20787887]When did green chile...

[QUOTE=AtomicXRer;20787887]When did green chile get tomatoes in it??


Green Chili Stew ALWAYS has tomatoes in it! :clap I want a bowl now!
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 952,350
Posted By dvgonzo
THREE! :eek1 On a WR! MAN! I bet you have NO...

THREE! :eek1 On a WR! MAN! I bet you have NO problem seeing anything at night....even if it is in the next county!

THAT is what I am doing with the second one I picked up....dirt duty on my WR!...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,294,004
Posted By dvgonzo
7000 MILES!? I have been riding a l--o--n--g time...

7000 MILES!? I have been riding a l--o--n--g time and NEVER have I EVER gotten 7 K out of any M/C tire! Street, dirt, DS, ANY M/C tire! I wish I could! AND sometimes I have even wore em down to where...
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 952,350
Posted By dvgonzo
About 3-4 years back I built one of the kit...

About 3-4 years back I built one of the kit lights from ledsupply and was so impressed with it I machined new housings and built a few more redesigned/finned housings using larger LED drivers that up...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,294,004
Posted By dvgonzo
I want to know how you like those K60 Scouts. ...

I want to know how you like those K60 Scouts.

I HAVE to use a 606 (or some other pretty aggressive tire) on front as if I do not have some sort of knobs up there I tend to push the front tire in...
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