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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 18,742
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Picture

I think Lathedog has some blown fork seals to deal with. :(
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 73,290
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Bad gas

I thought ride. KLR 650 needs battery oem lasted from 2009 not bad. KLR 250 well put a new battery in last year, ack bad gas. Real bad not even a shot. Pulled the carb, man what a pisser. My...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,913
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Tool Tube

I built a tool tube from pvc glue on end screw on cap other end. I checked that thing for looseness so many time it makes me sick, always tight, everything good. Then one day look down all my...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-28-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 73,290
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Ride

Motozark, If you get the urge to ride call or email me. Were close and I to need to ride a bit more this year. Charged the battery on the klr and went for a short ride Sunday, short being the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-16-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,793
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Yellow

Yellow bikes suck. It was a yellow v-strom for sale here on adv rider that caused me to buy my v-strom. My fist bike, a schwin was yellow, never got over it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-06-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 73,290
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Puke Lunch

Got a Miss Merry Christmas thing to attend that would break my daughter heart or I would be in.
The what town puts on a parade in December. Most of them, their called Christmas parades, it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-05-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 18,742
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Old Fasion

First year going the easy way. Up until this year it was a splitting maul. Standing dead oak usually goes pretty easy but the recovery time just got to be to long. Getting lazy I guess and got real...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-01-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 18,742
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Lights won

Well spitting a 16' trailer of wood, oil change on the wife's vehicle, changing oil on the tractor that worked so hard to split the wood, and hanging the Christmas lights won the day. Hey I got my...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-30-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 18,742
Posted By Sharps-Nut
What

Cant believe none of you ventured out and got the tag. Maybe Sunday after church when I am supposed to be hanging Christmas lights?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-19-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 18,742
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Deer rodents

The score so far. One 9 point deer rodent during youth season shot by my 11 year old daughter. One 7 point buck shot by 13 year old son last Saturday during modern rifle season. My Tag is still...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Hungry

I am hungry. We should plan a Saturday SEK chicken joint ride. Busy next two but after that..... Wait the chicken eaten joints don't have daylight hours do they? Can't do night rides.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 18,742
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Sucks

It would have been a good ride over into free state territory but I needed to pick up my trailer and that forced me drive the truck. People might white eye a 16' utility being pulled by a strom or a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 18,742
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Tag

So where might the new tag be. Thought I might catch it on a ride over your way this week. If the weather is nice I am thinking about maybe knocking off a day, or go Saturday. So post up Lathe...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-08-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Crickets

Man this eatery thing is going no where. Would love to go for a ride wife says no work on the house, darn remodeling.
Forum: Regional forums 10-05-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2,988
Views: 490,826
Posted By Sharps-Nut
We adhere to adgat but riding low speed in you...

We adhere to adgat but riding low speed in you own yard not so much. Gear would not have saved the arm it was a radial fracture from sticking it out to break her fall, force of habit we all try. Gear...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 576,626
Posted By Sharps-Nut
07 for 4700

I must be the unluckiest sucker ever. I searched pretty hard within a couple hundred miles of me this spring and this bike was the best deal I could find over several months of looking. I am...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 576,626
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Thanks

I may have over paid when I bought, but I am loosing money on it and only owned since april. The original owner was a retired fire fighter and kept it well maintained and rode it a fair bit just...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 576,626
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Dumb question

Am I over priced on my v-strom in the classifieds? I got no responses and its a nice bike low miles, well farkled, just old, 2004. Is that whats killing it or has the v-strom ship sailed.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-29-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 18,742
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Tag

No new tag was what I was thinking. Motozark you still looking fir a strom? My wife's arm breaker is up for sale, shameless plug. SN
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-29-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 552,158
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Low Miles Wee Strom $4,200.

Bought this bike for my wife. She dropped it on a zero mph crash and broke her arm. That pretty well ended the interest in gravel travel with me. I held on to it a while to make sure but she says...
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,570
Posted By Sharps-Nut
LIke what I am reading.

What do you put under tank bags to protect the paint. I noticed my v-strom is starting to cloud a little. Sorry to picky back. I used blue painter tape to protect my plastics on my klr when it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-23-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 73,290
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Ride

Glad to hear that your working on a ride for the fall. Making it a memorial ride sounds like a good plan. I really enjoyed last springs dual sport ride, looking forward to another.
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,617
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Nice spider

How do you like your lift. Did you do much thinking on 2 post vs 4 post?
I was just about ready to buy a 4 post then my wife and I started looking at a different house I got scared it would be one...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 73,290
Posted By Sharps-Nut
What a trrip

Wish I could go. Guess I could but it would involve days off work, not always a good idea. Rusty do you think a fall Rusty Jug adv ride will happen after losing Randy? Hate to ask but the one...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,229
Posted By Sharps-Nut
2009 klr

http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o758/Sharps-Nut/IMG_0106_zps6743ad2a.jpg (http://s1341.photobucket.com/user/Sharps-Nut/media/IMG_0106_zps6743ad2a.jpg.html)Pair of klr's on a big dog inspired...
Forum: Face plant 09-17-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,760
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Ouch

I hit one just about one year ago. On a at 40-50. Same story gear saved me some injuries. I still had three broken ribs a badly bruised lung and back out badly in two spots. Three days in the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-03-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 73,290
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Cry Randy

What Motozark said. I pray for his family. I read stuff like this and it almost makes me sell out. Love to ride but......
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-03-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Sad

Randy or at least the shop help sponsor the last dual sport run up that way. You are correct what a wonderful shop. They were all so friendly and helpful. A true loss to the motorcycle world. SN
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Timing

I will check the timing out. I have three timing lights of different vintage and dis repair. The last time I used them I thought they all worked now the only one that worked was a orange snap on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-28-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Eat

Never heard of this joint, will have to google it. Judging by the shadow it must been late afternoon when you stopped by Cookies, to late for lunch to early for supper, but perfect for pie?
Forum: The Garage 07-22-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Wash, vac, and a maiden voyage.

I took the kids out for a maiden voyage. Remember the titanic sunk on its maiden voyage, ours only was slightly better. It ran but started running poorly and croaked within 10 foot of the gas...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-22-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Dang

Rusty, two tags going, on glad to see you getting out. Its been to busy to get out much at my house. Looking forward to a new eatery tag. If I bring my wife along I might even get to go play. ...
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,914
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Three Grinders

I thought I was the only one that lazy. It took a few years and my dewalt's spindle lock braking to get me there but no more changing. One wire brush, one flap disc, one grinding wheel. May add...
Forum: The Garage 07-16-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Update, more woes.

I returned from being homeless for a week. Nothing like 6 days and night in a tent remind you there is no place like home. The parts came in at oreilly's while we were gone. We did not go the...
Forum: The Garage 07-05-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Thanks

Thanks for all the words of encouragement. I ordered everything but brake lines and really I am being a cheap ass I better order them. Seems risky to replace un weather checked American made...
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Thanks,

I started this morning pecking on the drum, prying, and finally cut off the pins, and removing the wheel cylinders. They did not go easy but success. Oreilly did not have any parts for a near 50 year...
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Brakes

I do a horrible job of describing my issues. Yes the shoes are rusted to the drum don't know why as it has been stored inside. Only one of the four will actually turn. So far pounding has not...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Radiator,cooling system? Drum brake question?

Hello all I am looking for help on a long over due project. I have owned this 65 mustang since 1990 at time of purchase it had 66,000 miles most of which were put on it from june of 64 till 1970...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-26-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 73,290
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Tip

Good luck on your search. They show up on craigslist some and are priced all over the map but generally speaking I would guess a decent one could be had for 1200-2000 rougher ones fetch less. The...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-25-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,296
Posted By Sharps-Nut
Cookies

My family dines there occasionally most recently on a return trip from the lake sunday. I was headed in that direction so it seemed like a good place to get the thread moving again. SN
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