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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By oldxr
I needed some r12 for an old toyota.There used to...

I needed some r12 for an old toyota.There used to be some r12 replacement called Freeze 12 around.I got it off of Amazon.If you convert to r134 you have to get all of the old r12 oil out of the...
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,566
Posted By oldxr
Like another post before-its time to hook up an...

Like another post before-its time to hook up an accurate mechanical gauge and get the TRUE oil pressure.You can goto any good auto parts store or auto hot rod speed equipment shop and get a gauge and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-10-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By oldxr
I am very technically unsavvy-I have a hard time...

I am very technically unsavvy-I have a hard time with Garmin gps units.But I like my Delorme Inreach.I used it for a full Baja run last winter and my daily location link on my Facebook page was...
Forum: Americas 09-09-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By oldxr
Hwy 395 gets snow in the winter-the best time for...

Hwy 395 gets snow in the winter-the best time for this ride would be the next few weeks.October is my favorite vacation month.Everybody spent all thier money on summer travel so its quiet...
Forum: Americas 09-03-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,567
Posted By oldxr
Stayed at Coco's in 1 of his campers last febuary...

Stayed at Coco's in 1 of his campers last febuary on the way back from Cabo.For some strange reason it gets a little cool there in the winter.I of best nights sleep on the road on the whole...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-03-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By oldxr
I rode most of your Nevada route last summer on...

I rode most of your Nevada route last summer on my way back from Jarbidge.I found it to be very easy and kind of boring from Midas west to Gerlach.They were running mining trucks and bus loads of...
Forum: Americas 09-02-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,567
Posted By oldxr
www.rightsure.com I got insurence online...

www.rightsure.com I got insurence online from this company.I cannot comment on using it though becuse I didnt need it.FYI-there is a paved highway running out to Scorpion Bay now.
Forum: Americas 08-30-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,567
Posted By oldxr
Obvious stuff-ride only in the day time .If I am...

Obvious stuff-ride only in the day time .If I am cresting a blind hill on hwy 1 I usually try to be on the right 1/4 of the road-the locals pass when they feel like-be ready.I only use the atm's...
Forum: Americas 08-25-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By oldxr
Hwy 108 over the sierra is a much better...

Hwy 108 over the sierra is a much better motorcycle road .If you really want to avoid freeways you can ride over Mt.Hamilton out of San Jose and end up in Patterson.Except for crossing the valley you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 676,478
Posted By oldxr
An inmate on here had those e-start parts for...

An inmate on here had those e-start parts for sale in the flea market forum about 1 year ago.He was asking $1000 for the hard parts-no wiring.I am sure he got his asking price.It would be nice if...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22,179
Views: 2,685,979
Posted By oldxr
Front fork question?

Can you take the compression shim stack out of the bottem of the forks with out removing and disassembling them?
Forum: Americas 08-04-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By oldxr
I ran that area in february.If you are heading...

I ran that area in february.If you are heading west out of San Francisquito to El Arco I think the road that jonz was refering to is a left turn about 2 or 3 miles past Rancho Piedra Blanca.If you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By oldxr
Possable before the Rim Fire-I have done it.The...

Possable before the Rim Fire-I have done it.The area is supposed to be closed until the clean-up logging is done.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,868
Posted By oldxr
In-will be there thursday.

In-will be there thursday.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-16-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 544,163
Posted By oldxr
http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r36/randy77zt/b...

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r36/randy77zt/bajalapaz_zpsfa504a1c.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-16-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 373,131
Posted By oldxr
East side of Mt. Ophir Nevada ...

East side of Mt. Ophir Nevada http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r36/randy77zt/xrr%20fall%20leavitt/nevada2013076_zps731f4e21.jpg?t=1405564622
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,478
Posted By oldxr
I wonder about response time with my Delorme...

I wonder about response time with my Delorme Inreach out in a places like that .I ride alone alot.And my XRR is hard to start if injured.Nice job of teaming up to help out an injured rider.
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,478
Posted By oldxr
Awesome RR.I did a loop of northern Nevada last...

Awesome RR.I did a loop of northern Nevada last year.I rode down the east slope of Mt.Ophir.With the loose rock it seemed like there were sections that I couldnt get my bike slowed down because it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-11-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By oldxr
If it snows in Reno it will sit around for 2 or 3...

If it snows in Reno it will sit around for 2 or 3 days and melt off.It really only might rain/snow in the winter over a 4 month time span.Many people living in rv's in Nevada due to the jobs in...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,064
Posted By oldxr
wachs-are your tracks pre-programmed into your...

wachs-are your tracks pre-programmed into your gps units before you leave or do you just find a road/trail thats going in the correct direction?I did a run out to Jarbidge last summer but my choice...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,580
Posted By oldxr
If you camp anywhere in the woods like Oregon do...

If you camp anywhere in the woods like Oregon do not assume its legal to light a camp fire.Most of the west got %40 of normal rain fall last winter.Everywhere is very dry.I am sure nobody wants a...
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By oldxr
If you were in my neighborhood I would do it for...

If you were in my neighborhood I would do it for $500+ parts.If the boots were ok on the cv axles I wouldnt replace the axles.I would only use an aisin or daiken clutch kit-no funky remain stuff.The...
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By oldxr
If the a/c compressor is cycling fast its low on...

If the a/c compressor is cycling fast its low on r134.If its cycling normal (about 1 min on then off)and the suction line lot of the evaporator core is cold to the touch you might have a blend door...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By oldxr
Thats my extended back yard.As far as...

Thats my extended back yard.As far as motorcycling unless you hit Yosemite at a non busy time(late spring or fall) I would avoid it.If you need to go back west try hwy 89 to hwy 4,88 is ok but its...
Forum: Americas 07-01-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By oldxr
If you go thru Modesto to get to Yosemite go hwy...

If you go thru Modesto to get to Yosemite go hwy 132 to Coulterville then up j132 to Greely Hill -Smith Station rd then right on hwy120.Its kind of a locals short cut to Yosemite.Just before Yosemite...
Forum: Americas 06-26-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,174
Posted By oldxr
Try to avoid weekends in the summer.October is a...

Try to avoid weekends in the summer.October is a good month-the kiddies are in school but the weather is good.If you have to go thru the bay area or LA avoid the commute hours or learn to lane split...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 46,733
Posted By oldxr
I built my own out of a Honda xr650r.It would be...

I built my own out of a Honda xr650r.It would be better with e-start and a 6 speed trans.Kind of heavy but if you use the throttle correctly you can mask the weight.Maybe a 300 lb 600cc v-twin?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By oldxr
If you put a new clutch assembly in(pressure...

If you put a new clutch assembly in(pressure plate & disc) the fingers on the pressure plate will not be the same height as the worn parts.Adjustment will be needed. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-22-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By oldxr
Too cold in Death Valley?There is a reason its...

Too cold in Death Valley?There is a reason its called Death Valley.Its probably 100+f out there 6 months out of the year.In the summer months Furnace Creek(a very fitting name) gets 120+ in the...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By oldxr
When will kawasaki build an electric KLR?First...

When will kawasaki build an electric KLR?First person to cross the country on $100 including food?
Forum: Americas 06-21-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By oldxr
California isnt bad on low use days-like...

California isnt bad on low use days-like Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday.Avoid weekends.Dont come into major towns(SF'LA) during commute hours.Best time is October-the kids are in school and vacation season...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,265
Posted By oldxr
I ran a ground wire +12v directly off of my...

I ran a ground wire +12v directly off of my battery for my gps.It has 1 of those SAE style plugs on it.I can plug my compressor into it if needed.I have wrote the accumlated milage on the roll charts...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,204
Posted By oldxr
I have ran all of I80-from San Francisco to the...

I have ran all of I80-from San Francisco to the east coast.It was snowing in April.Very boring.Unless I was in a hurry I would avoid it.There are better ways of spending time on a motorcycle than...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By oldxr
That is probably a standard 4 wire heated oxygen...

That is probably a standard 4 wire heated oxygen sensor.There are 4 wires-2 for the sensor output and 2 for the heater coil that warms the sensor so it will respond faster from a cold start.You...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,223
Posted By oldxr
Great pics!If you have the time the ride isnt...

Great pics!If you have the time the ride isnt always about putting the miles in-its about meeting new people along the way.I seem to have this nack for having boring RR'S.Keep it coming.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,506
Posted By oldxr
If you have a dvom with am ammeter in it you can...

If you have a dvom with am ammeter in it you can put the ammeter in series with the battery key off and get the current load when in key off mode..If you find a big current draw start pulling fuses 1...
Forum: Vendors 06-12-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 34,932
Posted By oldxr
If there are any more suits available I am in.I...

If there are any more suits available I am in.I dont want removeable sleeves.I will need a xl-2xl with 6 plates.
Forum: Americas 06-12-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By oldxr
Il like to run 108 over to Mt.Patterson.Use...

Il like to run 108 over to Mt.Patterson.Use Countdown's tracks for Mt.Pat then camp at Leavitt Lake.The next morning I have a big breakfast at Kennedy Meadows restaurant. Then run 108 down to Cold...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-11-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By oldxr
The dratv piston is 53mm or 54 mm.That kit has a...

The dratv piston is 53mm or 54 mm.That kit has a 52 mm cylinder.The head gaskit in that kit does not look correct for a ct90.If you make the engine bigger you will have to rejet the oem carb or get a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,820
Posted By oldxr
http://www.erikbuellracing.com/find-your-dealer/ ...

http://www.erikbuellracing.com/find-your-dealer/
(http://www.erikbuellracing.com/find-your-dealer/)
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