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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-27-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,213
Posted By YamaGeek
When the Q36 came out every Martian and his dog...

When the Q36 came out every Martian and his dog had one.

The original Q86 series were lovingly made by sentient cyborg workstations on plasma lathes out pure Illudium ingots! None of this...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,213
Posted By YamaGeek
Every time I ride my weedeater powered bicycle...

Every time I ride my weedeater powered bicycle I'm thankful for his generosity. His 18 minutes on the lathe turned a daydream of mine into something to ride. Worth far more than the 6 pack I brought...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,166
Posted By YamaGeek
Why wouldn't this event be better done at a more...

Why wouldn't this event be better done at a more amenable spot? Something like the DaFAP rally?

Has anyone asked Mike and Alex?
Forum: Battle scooters 09-22-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 81,838
Posted By YamaGeek
So you couldn't post smaller images?.. No...

So you couldn't post smaller images?..

No air-cleaner... originally a 50 cc bike, how does it qualify for a Moped designator if it had gears prior with the little engine? This is a motorcycle...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By YamaGeek
...http://www.scooterworks.com/filebin/images/prod...

...http://www.scooterworks.com/filebin/images/products/339/OIL-IPCITY.jpg :lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 09-15-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 154,119
Posted By YamaGeek
It's a no-name generic $45 auto-dashcam from...

It's a no-name generic $45 auto-dashcam from Ebay, same place I get my pitbike engines from, (The Cub has a 125 cc pitbike engine conversion so it's now 12 volt..) free shipping made it worth the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-15-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 154,119
Posted By YamaGeek
Well the speed limit on this stretch of 101 is...

Well the speed limit on this stretch of 101 is supposedly 55 mph. My bike averages about 48~55 mph 'cept on hills, (slower) but everybody else speeds anyway.

So I give way when safe. I prefer...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-14-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 154,119
Posted By YamaGeek
Yes new tires are a good thing, the rear tire on...

Yes new tires are a good thing, the rear tire on my Cub wears pretty fast.

Some video of my commute to Bandon, OR which I do occasionally with the Honda Cub.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,161
Posted By YamaGeek
If I don't see Peterman until AVR, a happy...

If I don't see Peterman until AVR, a happy burfday to you!

Jeebus, does this meen yur retiring?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,893
Posted By YamaGeek
You know I am a 'foodie'. But I don't match the...

You know I am a 'foodie'. But I don't match the general stature requirements of being an adventure cyclist.

http://pootflame.smugmug.com/photos/i-p3svQpq/0/L/i-p3svQpq-L.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 26,273
Posted By YamaGeek
I'm quoting myself....:y0!

I'm quoting myself....:y0!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 26,273
Posted By YamaGeek
I'd like to add my IN-ness to the list..

I'd like to add my IN-ness to the list..
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 24,811
Posted By YamaGeek
I'm out, lots of catch-up at work and no time...

I'm out, lots of catch-up at work and no time free..:cry I'll maybe make AppleJam's gig.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-03-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,826
Posted By YamaGeek
You know the thing about Jerry is he posts stuff...

You know the thing about Jerry is he posts stuff that just isn't accurate.

I worked at a SYM, Kymco, Genuine and TGB dealer that had one of the steepest streets in the Western US just a few...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-03-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,816
Posted By YamaGeek
My 1967 Ducati 250 had nearly the same headlight...

My 1967 Ducati 250 had nearly the same headlight nacelle and tail-lamp design as most Hondas and other late 60's, early 70's Japanese bikes.

Oh yeah that's right, we're not talking old, old,...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-31-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 154,119
Posted By YamaGeek
:lol3 That was the "Bike Creature Feature". I...

:lol3 That was the "Bike Creature Feature". I still have the Creature, but the Honda gets more miles, presently commuting 70 miles to work and back, maybe I'll have to do a Write up on a long trip...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-29-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By YamaGeek
Loose fitment of the main bearings to the engine...

Loose fitment of the main bearings to the engine case is not a good sign. they should be a nice tight, ( no play..) slightly sliding fit.

Sounds like this bike was seriously abused.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-29-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,651
Posted By YamaGeek
Lifan's engines run entirely modern pistons with...

Lifan's engines run entirely modern pistons with thin compression and oil control rings, thinner cross section doesn't mean worse. I'm surprised you thought the Yamaha rings would work in that...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-29-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 154,119
Posted By YamaGeek
Just an observation about air cleaners on small 4...

Just an observation about air cleaners on small 4 stroke singles.

My Lifan-Yamaha's 100 cc engine has run over 10,000 miles with a $5.00 Briggs and Stratton cartridge air filter I picked up at...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-29-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,651
Posted By YamaGeek
:fpalm No it's not even closely analogous....

:fpalm

No it's not even closely analogous.

Putting a Lifan engine in a vintage Cub or Trail is putting a modern improved version of the old horizontal engine in the bike with better...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,010
Posted By YamaGeek
How about a EX500 radiator? There has to be...

How about a EX500 radiator? There has to be dozens of them floating around used..
Forum: Battle scooters 08-23-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 54,045
Posted By YamaGeek
I'm wondering if you could shoehorn in the gear...

I'm wondering if you could shoehorn in the gear set of a CL125 into a clone/engine gear case, as having an extra 5th overdrive above 4th gear would be a boon with my 125 engine in my '68 Cub.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,346
Posted By YamaGeek
One of the local brewpubs in Coos Bay has a...

One of the local brewpubs in Coos Bay has a firepit-ring, what century are you guys in? BTW I provided that 'badass' metal chunk to make that firepit at DaFoole's..:1drink
Forum: Battle scooters 08-13-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,516
Posted By YamaGeek
The Swiss Army Knife of motorcycles would be the...

The Swiss Army Knife of motorcycles would be the Ducati 250 engined Condor used by the Swiss Army. I mean how more authentic do you want it to be?
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-13-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,166
Posted By YamaGeek
S'truth! ...

S'truth!

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f179/sherlew/secfest5.jpg

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f179/sherlew/secfest7.jpg

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f179/sherlew/secfest8.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-12-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,166
Posted By YamaGeek
Ya think the door to the store cooler in Gaskuet...

Ya think the door to the store cooler in Gaskuet has a new gasket and hinges?
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By YamaGeek
This is not a great idea as the slinger also...

This is not a great idea as the slinger also 'stuffs' the crankcase so it scavenges efficiently.

Leave the slinger and the oil injector in place! Most Suzukis with the posiforce and CCI...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10,083
Views: 2,101,649
Posted By YamaGeek
1984 Husqvarna 430 AUTO! ...

1984 Husqvarna 430 AUTO!

https://oregoncoast.craigslist.org/mcy/4597703007.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00505_eeayrrvemyq_600x450.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,346
Posted By YamaGeek
Well I'd like to tenatively say 'in' depending on...

Well I'd like to tenatively say 'in' depending on the current situ.

It would be a good enough excuse to head south to sample Usal, if only for one night's camping.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 24,811
Posted By YamaGeek
Ahem ...(DaFaP Rally had steekers)... aherm

Ahem ...(DaFaP Rally had steekers)... aherm
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12,559
Views: 698,993
Posted By YamaGeek
Well that was fun, Got to visit with Peterman...

Well that was fun, Got to visit with Peterman and go to the Wednesday Eats thing at Quackers.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-27-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,490
Posted By YamaGeek
The Buell-Hero RnT 150 Diesel Hybrid, just...

The Buell-Hero RnT 150 Diesel Hybrid, just because the looks annoy some of you..:lol3

http://gas2.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/hero-buell_diesel-motorcycle.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 07-27-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 154,119
Posted By YamaGeek
Nah, just thinking out loud, sort of Bikes of...

Nah, just thinking out loud, sort of Bikes of the Imagination.<sup>TM</sup>

Most dual sport bike engines are square or over-square ( short piston travel compared to bore diameter, not sure why...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-27-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 154,119
Posted By YamaGeek
I guess the Sunbeam is a bit like old Royal...

I guess the Sunbeam is a bit like old Royal Enfields and the newer non-unit construction made Indian Enfields, in that the top speed is about 55~60 mph.

Must be the long stroke these vintage...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-26-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 154,119
Posted By YamaGeek
Yes this is a simple to do test to check the...

Yes this is a simple to do test to check the strength of the ignition spark when hot. It might concern the coil, but for now you just want to focus on the spark and it's strength.

Not a whole...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-26-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 41,433
Posted By YamaGeek
as a matter of fact I did take some photos of...

as a matter of fact I did take some photos of it..

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f179/sherlew/DSC00057.jpg

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f179/sherlew/DSC00058.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 07-26-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,082
Posted By YamaGeek
Modular Fulmar AFM Modus, nice, easy to use...

Modular Fulmar AFM Modus, nice, easy to use chin-bar release button, has easy to operate chin and top vents ( wearing gloves ) and the shield pops up easily with gloves on. Light weight and good...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-26-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 154,119
Posted By YamaGeek
It's pretty simple, after the Trail's engine is...

It's pretty simple, after the Trail's engine is hot, shut it off, let it cool a bit, and then pull the spark-plug and ground it to the engine or fins so you can see the spark jump the gap in the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-26-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,361
Posted By YamaGeek
Orgonians? ...

Orgonians?

http://www.powerpendants.nu/en/uploads/images/pendant_components_diagram.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-26-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,728
Posted By YamaGeek
..Just sayin' <iframe...

..Just sayin'

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/XAqDlrwQglw" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="480" width="640"></iframe>
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