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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,900
Posted By wiseblood
It may come to that. If like to not have to...

It may come to that. If like to not have to install all new head gaskets and base gaskets.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,900
Posted By wiseblood
Can you describe the lever set up a bit more?...

Can you describe the lever set up a bit more? This is definitely my problem area at the moment!

If I can fab up a tool, I can finish this job in an hour.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 02:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,900
Posted By wiseblood
Seems to work well enough for getting the keepers...

Seems to work well enough for getting the keepers off! Getting them back on is another matter.

FYI, valve stem diameter is 6 mm.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 09:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,900
Posted By wiseblood
Good tip about checking for old rubber! That...

Good tip about checking for old rubber!

That bench compressor is pretty awesome!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 09:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,900
Posted By wiseblood
Valve spring compressors usually need you to...

Valve spring compressors usually need you to remove the heads. But, no, a regular compressor will work.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 07:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,900
Posted By wiseblood
Here's what you see when you do finally get the...

Here's what you see when you do finally get the keepers off:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7613/17264717865_ed1b5e0523_b.jpg

Magnet inside tool catches keepers, which is what you see inside...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 07:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,900
Posted By wiseblood
Progress and Problems

Hey All --

So, worked last night to remove the valve keepers and springs. I has planned to get through them all in one night, but the process of removing the keepers, and even more so INSTALLING...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,754
Posted By wiseblood
Like this?: <iframe width="560" height="315"...

Like this?:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/kPFp0i9hNpA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

:freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 25,780
Views: 1,834,041
Posted By wiseblood
Awesome...

Dunno if anyone saw this, but:

<iframe width="480" height="373" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen="true" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" id="nyt_video_player" title="New York Times...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,407
Posted By wiseblood
U mad bro?

https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/11066727_1585560701715364_1039562456203808126_n.jpg?oh=a6f59f967ca99644fe974bd7dd2d4aa3&oe=55D1B6C7

:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25,780
Views: 1,834,041
Posted By wiseblood
:photog

:photog
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25,780
Views: 1,834,041
Posted By wiseblood
:fpalm 'Tis the season. I'm sure someone...

:fpalm

'Tis the season. I'm sure someone will justify it as "for safety."


Edit: NYPD was working the other end of that block a week ago:
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 25,780
Views: 1,834,041
Posted By wiseblood
Thanks for the info and personal insight! :beer

Thanks for the info and personal insight! :beer
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 25,780
Views: 1,834,041
Posted By wiseblood
Exactly this. :lol3

Exactly this. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25,780
Views: 1,834,041
Posted By wiseblood
I mean loud pipes and a license plate mounted in...

I mean loud pipes and a license plate mounted in such a way which says "I run from the cops." :deal
Forum: Racing 04-21-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,407
Posted By wiseblood
You've never seen Italian tire warmers before?...

You've never seen Italian tire warmers before? :deal
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,407
Posted By wiseblood
https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xat1/v/t1.0-...

https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xat1/v/t1.0-9/11180618_865245070213341_2369477521359148562_n.jpg?oh=ba2d4e17c50a0f551569cd5b2090f21b&oe=55A509FA

:D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25,780
Views: 1,834,041
Posted By wiseblood
You're gonna have to put a smiley in your message...

You're gonna have to put a smiley in your message if you're being funny. :deal

So far, no. The courts seem to believe that it's perfectly legal to pull over ONLY motorcyclists. :bluduh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25,780
Views: 1,834,041
Posted By wiseblood
Sorry to hear that! It's messed up that they...

Sorry to hear that!

It's messed up that they impounded your bike for a missing inspection. How did they expect you to get your bike inspected if they take if from you? :huh

I would pick up the...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 227,936
Posted By wiseblood
Stress fractures

Is this what normally happens with the stock fender mounts?

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8752/16569497353_a5f23609a6_b.jpg

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8713/16567251534_e51928cef0_b.jpg
...
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 127,328
Posted By wiseblood
"And, 'No.' I'm NOT happy to see you!"

"And, 'No.' I'm NOT happy to see you!"
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-16-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,900
Posted By wiseblood
Oil passages

I found this interesting... probably old hat to most of you, though.

Cam bridge underside:

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8734/16546628013_42fb47fe32_c.jpg

Very interesting how the oil...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-16-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,900
Posted By wiseblood
In my situation, the only reason I was trying not...

In my situation, the only reason I was trying not to remove the engine was to avoid removing the swingarm. But, it turned out to not be that big a deal. (Bike didn't fall over or apart.)

Certainly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-16-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,900
Posted By wiseblood
Top End Selfie... ...

Top End Selfie...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8687/17166181801_415b9bec53_b.jpg

:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,730
Posted By wiseblood
I had a similar situation with them (but I wasn't...

I had a similar situation with them (but I wasn't so much in a rush). But, my biggest complaint is that their website doesn't tell you what is actually IN stock.

This wouldn't be such a big deal,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,791
Posted By wiseblood
:thumb :D

:thumb :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,791
Posted By wiseblood
You only asking ADV owners? Because... 950 SMR...

You only asking ADV owners? Because... 950 SMR here. And... ahem... 6' 11". :lol3

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3942/15283800649_cd415e7065_c.jpg

:hide
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,900
Posted By wiseblood
Engine out..... finally!

Did I mention that I work slow? :fpalm

So, I finally dropped the motor last night:

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8755/16949999407_0d21abefc3_c.jpg
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25,780
Views: 1,834,041
Posted By wiseblood
Park & 33rd, eh? You're in the vicinity of a...

Park & 33rd, eh? You're in the vicinity of a couple possible areas.

Check out BestParking site:
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10,152
Views: 1,658,506
Posted By wiseblood
:puke1 There oughta be a law against putting...

:puke1

There oughta be a law against putting big screens on a sexy naked beast like the SM. Screen, if any, should be small:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3913/14680392051_b1614d85d3_c.jpg
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25,780
Views: 1,834,041
Posted By wiseblood
Fuck him. I think I'll make 525 Park Ave...

Fuck him. I think I'll make 525 Park Ave (https://goo.gl/maps/0MCez) the new Big Apple TOR location (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=393156&page=717). :wave
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25,780
Views: 1,834,041
Posted By wiseblood
What's his problem? Just because your...

What's his problem?

Just because your building owner paints a yellow line in front doesn't make it the law. NYC DOT sign, or GFYS! :fyyff
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 127,328
Posted By wiseblood
No spoilers, but....

Found on the innerwebz:

https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/11051764_10152890200532293_503546001829985738_n.jpg?oh=cfe4d88af1b4c61a3ac08e2ac5789e84&oe=55E4377F

:D
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10,152
Views: 1,658,506
Posted By wiseblood
Check your oil tank!

Hey All --

I'm in the middle of doing my 20k miles service. I'm also replacing my valve stem seals which have been leaking a bit of oil into the pistons for a while.

As part of that job, I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By wiseblood
I have video from the last Spyder demo day: ...

I have video from the last Spyder demo day:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/QQh56geU0X8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,212
Posted By wiseblood
Why I hate this survey

Let me tell you why I hate this survey: It insinuates that TEENS are the problem. Let me tell you (and then prove it): They Are Not. :nono

Who is checking their damn email and using the phone when...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By wiseblood
:lurk Demo days I'd like to do: Yamaha...

:lurk

Demo days I'd like to do:

Yamaha (FJ-09... really want to try this!)
Triumph (Speed Triple. Always wanted one, dunno if I'd fit.)
KTM (Superduke!! RC8... why not. :D)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3,305
Views: 195,314
Posted By wiseblood
Maybe for one beer. I have to work in the garage...

Maybe for one beer. I have to work in the garage tonight -- got four dirt bikes which need to be working by Sunday. :augie
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 408,311
Posted By wiseblood
Sweet. A friend of mine picks up one of these (#3...

Sweet. A friend of mine picks up one of these (#3 of 500!) tomorrow. :ricky
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 227,936
Posted By wiseblood
Thanks! I'm glad I'm not the only one who has had...

Thanks! I'm glad I'm not the only one who has had this problem!

Mine is a 4x8 folding trailer, too. I got it used from a friend. It had been sitting in bits in his parent's backyard for two years....
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