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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 77,378
Posted By brucifer
Great job jaumev! :clap

Great job jaumev! :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,924
Posted By brucifer
I know, man. :huh I painted the header on an...

I know, man. :huh

I painted the header on an old dual-shock XR500 I had back then as a buddy bike the same powder blue because of this bike. Got a lot of confused looks and not so nice comments...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,863
Views: 857,615
Posted By brucifer
Very cool of you, man.

Very cool of you, man.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2,863
Views: 857,615
Posted By brucifer
That's what I was thinking too. :(

That's what I was thinking too. :(
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By brucifer
LOL! That's awesome! :lol3

LOL! That's awesome! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 259,543
Posted By brucifer
Hmmm...something isn't right. I would think there...

Hmmm...something isn't right. I would think there would be a measurable increase in power.
I installed a Dobeck (I think it was) EFI controller in my boss' 1000 V-Strom several years ago and it made...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 623,271
Posted By brucifer
Doesn't matter if he runs it on a track or not....

Doesn't matter if he runs it on a track or not. That's quite a bit of weight hanging out there unsupported. It needs that support bracket.


redprimo--I like that Mugen pipe idea. Definitely post...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 22,877
Posted By brucifer
You're a funny guy there, aren't ya Jim. lol.

You're a funny guy there, aren't ya Jim. lol.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,782
Posted By brucifer
I agree with larryboy on both counts. ...

I agree with larryboy on both counts.
Generally, oil smoke has a bluish tint to it and doesn't dissipate anywhere near as fast as the smoke (or steam) in your vid.
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,189
Posted By brucifer
Great job, man! Extremely cool. :thumb

Great job, man! Extremely cool. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,488
Posted By brucifer
Yes I did. But I have plans for a future...

Yes I did. But I have plans for a future dual-shock XR500 build, so I'm not out of the XR500 game just yet. :D



PM Replied.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 22,877
Posted By brucifer
Kind of in limbo at the moment, guys. The bike...

Kind of in limbo at the moment, guys. The bike may be going to a new owner soon--just waiting to see if the deal goes through.
The cool thing is, the bike will definitely get finished and ridden by...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,716
Posted By brucifer
I love it! :clap

I love it! :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 623,271
Posted By brucifer
BluRoad, that is not supposed to be like that.

BluRoad, that is not supposed to be like that.
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,488
Posted By brucifer
Well, here's a couple more--I hope you enjoy. :D ...

Well, here's a couple more--I hope you enjoy. :D

Installed the new clutch cable, handlebars, clutch and brake levers. Installed an XL600R shifter--the original was junk. Installed a new air filter...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,863
Views: 857,615
Posted By brucifer
Nice score! :clap

Nice score! :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 12-01-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 623,271
Posted By brucifer
Yes, you lost your mixture screw. You will need...

Yes, you lost your mixture screw.
You will need number 6 here. http://www.cheapcycleparts.com/oemparts/a/hon/505414c9f870021c54bef127/carburetor

There's the screw, spring, washer and o-ring. The...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 822
Posted By brucifer
Maybe it's just the way the picture looks on my...

Maybe it's just the way the picture looks on my computer but it looks like one intake valve is concave and the other flat?
Also, is that piston factory? Kinda looks like a performance piece.

We...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-28-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By brucifer
Nice find! :thumb

Nice find! :thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 11-25-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 65,640
Posted By brucifer
:clap :thumb :thumb

:clap :thumb :thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 623,271
Posted By brucifer
A little dust is no biggie. :D Look at the...

A little dust is no biggie. :D
Look at the finish on your bolts and horn--everything. That's a nice bike, man. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 53,792
Posted By brucifer
Nice! Except for the head on collision part. :huh...

Nice! Except for the head on collision part. :huh I had that happen to me back in 1984. I was on a '82 XR500R and the other guy was on a CR125--don't remember the year. Bent my forks and triple...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 53,792
Posted By brucifer
Outstanding, yellowbronco! :clap The more time...

Outstanding, yellowbronco! :clap
The more time marches on, the more parts are becoming extinct for these bikes. It's good to know there's an alternative for the con rod if one wants to spend the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10,926
Views: 1,548,082
Posted By brucifer
Christian, you have a PM. :D

Christian, you have a PM. :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 91,735
Posted By brucifer
Sweet! That thing's basically new. Nice score...

Sweet! That thing's basically new. Nice score lentuk--enjoy! :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-18-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,232
Posted By brucifer
Excellent thread and interesting back story...

Excellent thread and interesting back story OldDog! This bike is going to be so frickin' cool. :clap
You said the PO passed away--was it a result of the crash on the bike?
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 185,353
Posted By brucifer
CB4017--Thank you for your service.

CB4017--Thank you for your service.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,282
Posted By brucifer
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,282
Posted By brucifer
So............whatever happened here? :D

So............whatever happened here? :D
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,468
Posted By brucifer
Oh come on! Quitter! :lol3

Oh come on! Quitter! :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 623,271
Posted By brucifer
I agree. Decomp cable adjusted correctly, the old...

I agree. Decomp cable adjusted correctly, the old XR/XL500 engines are probably the easiest starting 500cc 4-strokes ever produced.
I can remember on several occasions out riding on my then new '82...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 80,208
Posted By brucifer
I've had mine for a few weeks--I love it. The...

I've had mine for a few weeks--I love it. The suspension is much stiffer and the bike as a whole feels very solid to me. Kinda been calling it the "cop bike" for obvious reasons. :D
White wasn't my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10,926
Views: 1,548,082
Posted By brucifer
Good to have you back, Christian! :D There's...

Good to have you back, Christian! :D

There's been a couple cheaper 600s around here. If I find one would you be into having it shipped to you? Would you be interested in an early dual-carb bike?
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-13-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,410
Posted By brucifer
Great report mrbreeze! Love the pictures. I...

Great report mrbreeze! Love the pictures.
I too am sorry to hear of the two moms health issues. Hope they are doing well.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 623,271
Posted By brucifer
Rot Box there is no oil ports or anything oil...

Rot Box there is no oil ports or anything oil pressure related by that stud at all. Are you sure the oil is coming from it and not drooling down from the rocker cover? These things are notorious for...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,703
Posted By brucifer
Perfect title for a new project thread. :D

Perfect title for a new project thread. :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,675
Posted By brucifer
For what you're after, it sounds like the DR650...

For what you're after, it sounds like the DR650 may be for you. They cruise down the freeway surprisingly well and with a little work can be a pretty decent (albeit overweight) dirt bike.

I just...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-04-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By brucifer
You might contact earlyWiz. Here's a thread of...

You might contact earlyWiz. Here's a thread of his.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=500476
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8,897
Views: 1,416,263
Posted By brucifer
That IS a '70s looking bike--minus the cast...

That IS a '70s looking bike--minus the cast wheels.

THIS is what an '80s CB1100 looks like:

http://bikejets.com/images/detailed/0/Honda_CB1100F_1983.jpg
Now, if they would have made their new...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 623,271
Posted By brucifer
All good suggestions lookfar but the XL185...

All good suggestions lookfar but the XL185 doesn't have points. :D

Lemontree, check your air filter as well--make sure it isn't rotting and getting sucked into the engine.
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