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Forum: Old's Cool 06-28-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 465,194
Posted By philipbarrett
Well you've completely restored my faith in this...

Well you've completely restored my faith in this builder. And here I was thinking he'd got them at Home Depot.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-28-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 465,194
Posted By philipbarrett
Well that's certainly one way to make a hard...

Well that's certainly one way to make a hard tail. I must be a right sissy.

http://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/mcy/5089019541.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00y0y_b8083RqpnpB_600x450.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-28-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By philipbarrett
Unless you plan on riding through some water...

Unless you plan on riding through some water crossings, a missing exhaust bolt might get noisy but surely won't cause any harm to man or machine?

I'm not a Harley guy but I found the fiche online,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-20-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By philipbarrett
Crazy law in Nevada. To the point where my 20...

Crazy law in Nevada. To the point where my 20 year old daughter who I'd hired on a job (nepotism, why not) couldn't check into her own room even though I was on the property with her.

Sharing a...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 465,194
Posted By philipbarrett
He may need to change his number.

He may need to change his number.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-18-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 22,338
Posted By philipbarrett
The road goes bumpidy bump and the left tube goes...

The road goes bumpidy bump and the left tube goes splittedly split. Then the right tube goes splittedly split and all the good stuff gets mixed together. Then my tool roll is reluctant to open for...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-18-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 22,338
Posted By philipbarrett
What they said plus my personal soap box... ...

What they said plus my personal soap box...

When you're comfortably in your shop/garage working on the bike try using only the tools you'll carrying with you on the trail. This is a sure fire way...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,075
Posted By philipbarrett
I know it's the photographer not the camera but...

I know it's the photographer not the camera but what did you take these excellent shots with?
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-14-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,075
Posted By philipbarrett
Great report & photos. And I may be late to the...

Great report & photos. And I may be late to the party but the U-Haul idea is absolute genius!
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,019,178
Posted By philipbarrett
Welcome! Put together some DS rides in Hungary,...

Welcome! Put together some DS rides in Hungary, we'd love to see the reports.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 465,194
Posted By philipbarrett
Agreed & I love old Guzzis, it was the logic that...

Agreed & I love old Guzzis, it was the logic that made me laugh.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 465,194
Posted By philipbarrett
"This vintage motorcycle is highly collectable....

"This vintage motorcycle is highly collectable. If you have the engine or know someone who has an engine buying this motorcycle would be an advantage. Price is solid "
...
Forum: Racing 06-03-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1,761
Views: 107,853
Posted By philipbarrett
Good news for Clark fans; the Scottish government...

Good news for Clark fans; the Scottish government has committed $2M to upgrade the Jim Clark Room in his native Duns including placing some of his cars there.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-31-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 22,338
Posted By philipbarrett
Keep it coming...

Keep it coming...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By philipbarrett
Great write up - subscribed! :freaky

Great write up - subscribed!

:freaky
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,508
Views: 400,469
Posted By philipbarrett
Sorry about the multiple posts (although they...

Sorry about the multiple posts (although they deserved it)!
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2,508
Views: 400,469
Posted By philipbarrett
Most amazing customer service ever! :clap

Most amazing customer service ever!

:clap
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,508
Views: 400,469
Posted By philipbarrett
Wow...just wow! Amazing customer service, thanks!...

Wow...just wow! Amazing customer service, thanks!

:clap
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,508
Views: 400,469
Posted By philipbarrett
Wow...just wow! Amazing customer service. Thanks...

Wow...just wow! Amazing customer service. Thanks guys.

:clap
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,508
Views: 400,469
Posted By philipbarrett
But would that explain the no go with a 12v...

But would that explain the no go with a 12v battery too? Good point though, the harness on my XR is a semi-rats nest & I plan to just do it all over again. I'll stick a meter on the connector & see...
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,508
Views: 400,469
Posted By philipbarrett
I got my kit and dutifully installed it on my...

I got my kit and dutifully installed it on my Baja Kit equipped XR400, however no lighty up! Stock bulb works fine so I tried the LED on a 12v battery, again nada.

Am I doing something wrong here?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-21-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 44,564
Posted By philipbarrett
Not much except I once drove there from N. Dallas...

Not much except I once drove there from N. Dallas after talking with them about a KTM 950 they had for sale. Got there and it wasn't running, or really for sale!

Obviously my last visit.
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2,508
Views: 400,469
Posted By philipbarrett
Listening, I have the Baja kit so already DC. ...

Listening, I have the Baja kit so already DC.

edit: taking a gamble, just ordered the 3600 version with the H4 option.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-10-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 465,194
Posted By philipbarrett
3rd semester : the angle grinder and ALL it's...

3rd semester : the angle grinder and ALL it's available attachments.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,019,178
Posted By philipbarrett
If you have the bike set up well (hello Gordon's)...

If you have the bike set up well (hello Gordon's) and are in the habit of draining the carb, the de-comp is nice to prime the engine prior to starting. I typically need no choke, just 3 or 4 turns...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,019,178
Posted By philipbarrett
My XR is stock height, I'm 5'7" & I kick with the...

My XR is stock height, I'm 5'7" & I kick with the sidestand up. Never really thought about doing it from the pegs, that would seem to be courting disaster?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11,634
Views: 2,373,637
Posted By philipbarrett
Maybe you could go over tell him you'd like the...

Maybe you could go over tell him you'd like the bike & you have everything needed to purchase it except the money?
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,402
Posted By philipbarrett
You will love the stainless, welds beautifully....

You will love the stainless, welds beautifully. I'm not sure what grade of steel they have you working on but at some point pick up some nice chromoly and have at it. You'll be surprised at how good...
Forum: Racing 04-24-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,761
Views: 107,853
Posted By philipbarrett
F1 drivers have generally been a scandalous lot,...

F1 drivers have generally been a scandalous lot, remember our sainted JYS & his long hair & bell bottoms? Caused many a raised eyebrow in his day. And compared to James Hunt...

Lewis is a young,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,019,178
Posted By philipbarrett
Your pics didn't show up? oops - yes they...

Your pics didn't show up?

oops - yes they did

and nice Baja Bug BTW
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11,634
Views: 2,373,637
Posted By philipbarrett
Or Dallas, GA. Not a very long limb.

Or Dallas, GA. Not a very long limb.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11,634
Views: 2,373,637
Posted By philipbarrett
Nice RS in Dallas. Of course, I'm biased. In...

Nice RS in Dallas. Of course, I'm biased.

In my 'hood so if anyone wants me to give it a look over...

http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/mcy/4973793574.html
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,019,178
Posted By philipbarrett
Revzilla's customer service is awesome.

Revzilla's customer service is awesome.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,019,178
Posted By philipbarrett
Got the luggage mostly figured out today. That XR...

Got the luggage mostly figured out today. That XR is no easy bike to get stuff mounted on!

Most of the parts n' pieces are from Green Chili ADV.

First problem is finding a decent attachment...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,019,178
Posted By philipbarrett
Join us -...

Join us - http://www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?t=100591&highlight=galeana
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,019,178
Posted By philipbarrett
Do you have a link for the petcocks? And no,...

Do you have a link for the petcocks?

And no, not Alaska, 2 trips to nice, warm Mexico on the cards though.

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,019,178
Posted By philipbarrett
Remember, out on the trail, transfer tank to tank...

Remember, out on the trail, transfer tank to tank gas prices are yours to set.

:evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,019,178
Posted By philipbarrett
On special too. ...

On special too.

http://justgastanks.com/product_info.php?products_id=582
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,019,178
Posted By philipbarrett
OK you Acerbis "municipal water tower" tank...

OK you Acerbis "municipal water tower" tank naysayers, here was my afternoon;

After removing the seat mount from the OEM tank and attaching to the Acerbis the next task is to re-use the OEM rubber...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9,320
Views: 2,019,178
Posted By philipbarrett
Need a horn for an inspection in Texas (& many...

Need a horn for an inspection in Texas (& many other states). Need to be street legal in Texas to ride most of the best trails.
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