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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By lrutt
I don't care how beautiful a chick is, if one...

I don't care how beautiful a chick is, if one planted her foot on my car I'd let her know.

then I'd get on my hands and knees and let her put her foot on my back :)
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By lrutt
I can say I've only been stranded twice by one of...

I can say I've only been stranded twice by one of my classics.

Honda 750 ignition switch gave up the ghost but I jumpered around it with a piece of wire I had in my tool kit for just such an...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By lrutt
Shit, if getting classics back on the road was...

Shit, if getting classics back on the road was easy, every dickhead would be on one. This way it separates the MEN from the boys.

That's why new bikes are like appliances, so the boys can ride...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,960
Posted By lrutt
Yea, I had some confusion on my VIN as well but I...

Yea, I had some confusion on my VIN as well but I did confirm mine was definitely an LM1 as well. The records are sketchy at best. Apparently MG was not so diligent on record keeping or configuration...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,960
Posted By lrutt
Bubs are friggin awesome. but NLA BTW, one...

Bubs are friggin awesome. but NLA

BTW, one thing to make sure you do I forgot earlier, lube those rear splines. put some good moly grease on them, don't over do it but clean them up good and coat...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,960
Posted By lrutt
Those pipes don't look stock to me, they have the...

Those pipes don't look stock to me, they have the little swirly bobs on the end like the Lafrancs (and those are pricey pipes, I'll trade ya :) ). Mine is a 77 with the same tail light as you, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By lrutt
All my bikes except my Guzzi (and it was painted,...

All my bikes except my Guzzi (and it was painted, just not with rattle can)have had the frames rattle can painted. Rustoleum enamel. It's tough once cured. I've had zero problems with any of these...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,960
Posted By lrutt
BTW, watch those side covers closely. On mine,...

BTW, watch those side covers closely. On mine, the tabs were almost cracked through. The tab with the rubber grommet on it was very very close to coming off. I fabricated an aluminum piece that fit...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,960
Posted By lrutt
Seat is not OEM. OEM seats looked like...

Seat is not OEM.

OEM seats looked like this:

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb188/lrutt/IMG_1159-smaller.jpg (http://s204.photobucket.com/user/lrutt/media/IMG_1159-smaller.jpg.html)
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Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,790
Posted By lrutt
woohoo Cannon Ball 2014 takes off tomorrow morning

Daytona, 8:30, 2700 N. Atlantic Avenue. 100+ antique bikes taking off for Tacoma, WA.

I think I'll be 'sick' in the morning so I can view the bikes and watch the start ceremony.

Should be...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21,357
Views: 6,177,079
Posted By lrutt
If you like simple, the Honda XR650L. It's air...

If you like simple, the Honda XR650L. It's air cooled, carbed, reliable as a rock, and capable of 75mph on the highway. It's more dirt oriented than the KLR or DR. Middle of the road would be the DR....
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21,357
Views: 6,177,079
Posted By lrutt
wow. I hit reserve around 135 miles on my 06,...

wow. I hit reserve around 135 miles on my 06, that equates to just under 3 gallons of gas. I have the Yamaha petcock in though.

I've measured and I get 45mpg, I have emgo shorties on stock head...
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 21,357
Views: 6,177,079
Posted By lrutt
I just bent mine down. Easy to do without...

I just bent mine down. Easy to do without leaving marks.
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 21,357
Views: 6,177,079
Posted By lrutt
I was willing to pay a little more for a carbed...

I was willing to pay a little more for a carbed model. With the info out there it was able to tune it in first try with extensive air box mods, AI removal, and pipe mod. She runs great now, so much...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21,357
Views: 6,177,079
Posted By lrutt
See original post, I put the Emgo PN's in there...

See original post, I put the Emgo PN's in there plus the need for the 1 3/4" SS band clamps. That's it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 44,759
Posted By lrutt
Agree 100% except I have no interest in having...

Agree 100% except I have no interest in having ABS on my bike for any reason. I've made it 49 years of riding without it just fine, see no need to have it now.
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 21,357
Views: 6,177,079
Posted By lrutt
85$ scrambler exhaust update

Seeing as how I'm a cheap bastard I was looking for something to do to my exhaust. I tried the bafflectomy and it improved the sound but still seemed to lack something. I saw the VW exhaust tip mod...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By lrutt
would love to put them on my scrambler if I can...

would love to put them on my scrambler if I can find who makes them.
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By lrutt
really? there is hardly any non-tread sidewall on...

really? there is hardly any non-tread sidewall on them. Even on narrow rims I would have expected to see more sidewall.

I like the look but don't want to do that to achieve it.
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By lrutt
what make of tires are these?

I've never seen them before and just can't find them on a search.

http://s3tapcdn-a.akamaihd.net/images/w834/3a/6b/b7/d1/e1326de640a283fcc5bf28f1.jpg

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By lrutt
Seriously check out the Triumph Scrambler. A...

Seriously check out the Triumph Scrambler. A great bike for what you describe IMO. Simple and works great.

Regarding the 750. A good thorough rebuild, use non-ethanol fuel with stabilizer, and...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By lrutt
First you need to define what type of riding you...

First you need to define what type of riding you want to do. You say ADV / DS but are you talking short day trips or long trips? Short trips and messing around with not a lot of baggage, I love my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 44,759
Posted By lrutt
I can't see having all that crap on any bike. ...

I can't see having all that crap on any bike. Needless complication.

that's why I use an 06 Triumph Scrambler for adventure duties, Carbed, no abs, no tc, no fancy suspension, no complicated...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21,357
Views: 6,177,079
Posted By lrutt
I have a rack planned for the left side that I'll...

I have a rack planned for the left side that I'll build myself. It's the bag that is tough. I want it to fit tight, stick out no further on the left than the pipes do on the right, I want it behind...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 21,357
Views: 6,177,079
Posted By lrutt
would love to see a pic of your left side...

would love to see a pic of your left side luggage. I need to add something to carry tools and raingear but it's hard to find the perfect fit bag for the left side.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,930
Posted By lrutt
Excellent condition................ yea right. ...

Excellent condition................ yea right.
Just put some gas in it and it's ready to go ............. yea right
It's worth $10,000 when you get it done................yea right
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,249
Posted By lrutt
bullshit. 3 brit bikes here and if you do things...

bullshit. 3 brit bikes here and if you do things right up front they are just fine and trouble free. Can't remember the last time one of my brits let me down other than a bad battery. If you are a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,249
Posted By lrutt
71 was the first year for OIF. I have one, a...

71 was the first year for OIF. I have one, a trophy.

I'd recommend retrofitting a Norton Commando oil filter setup. That will keep the sludge trap from filling up. And also, if the carby is...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By lrutt
Yea, I have a Guzzi and I know about nice slow...

Yea, I have a Guzzi and I know about nice slow deliberate shifting or it loves to complain.

As for preparations:
- new tires / tubes
- points, plugs, condenser
- carb clean and make sure the...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By lrutt
1977 R75/7 transmission recall question

My Dad is going to let me have his old bike, 1977 R75/7. I've been patiently waiting and nows the time. Been sitting a while so I plan to do a fly and ride but spend a few days going through the old...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 21,357
Views: 6,177,079
Posted By lrutt
I think you have to look at this weight thing a...

I think you have to look at this weight thing a little differently. A passengers weight is basically all putting a force in the downward vertical vector. Purely putting pressure down on those rubber...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,266
Posted By lrutt
Just remember, even if you were to be given a...

Just remember, even if you were to be given a bike in a box you will have more money in it than it's worth, plain and simple.

You should be able to find a complete runner for that kind of $$$. ...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,377
Posted By lrutt
Or a simple wind shield and hand guards on the...

Or a simple wind shield and hand guards on the Triumph Scrambler.

I did that and find it quite satisfactory. I used the SlipStreamer Spitfire. Just right for an ADV type bike.

That and a...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By lrutt
are you coating because you have holes in your...

are you coating because you have holes in your tank, or just because? I'd just do a phosphate coating and run without doing all that other crap. If you keep it full you'll be ok.

I have 40 year...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,117
Posted By lrutt
I swear I hear one more person complain about...

I swear I hear one more person complain about crazy maintenance expenses on an air cooled Duc his man card should be taken and burned right in front of him.
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,142
Posted By lrutt
Triumph Scrambler. Simple, air cooled, carbed,...

Triumph Scrambler. Simple, air cooled, carbed, low stress motor. Nothing fancy.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,016
Posted By lrutt
IMO, it separates the men from the posers. As...

IMO, it separates the men from the posers. As stated, anyone can walk into a dealer and buy a new bike, or contract with some professional restorer and have one done up for big $$$. But when you...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,964
Posted By lrutt
I still kick myself for passing on a sweet little...

I still kick myself for passing on a sweet little 500 twin with the high pipes and polished alloy tank. Damn damn damn. I so love those little bikes.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By lrutt
My first bike, would love to find one to...

My first bike, would love to find one to restore...very nice.
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 417,118
Posted By lrutt
bummer that the full bores don't offer all the...

bummer that the full bores don't offer all the sizes Shinko does. I went a 140 on my Scrambler, only have a 130 from FB.
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