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Forum: The Garage 03-25-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,113
Posted By JAB
Even better. Looks like a nice kit. You are on...

Even better. Looks like a nice kit. You are on the right track.
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,113
Posted By JAB
Sounds like it. Just for giggles you could try...

Sounds like it. Just for giggles you could try cleaning a spot on the tank and making sure it is grounded so the gauge can work. If that changes anything you could wait on the sender until you can...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,113
Posted By JAB
What Boatman said and, I think you also need a...

What Boatman said and, I think you also need a spring. Fix the plastic bit,
place the spring in the well where the nut is, disconnect the battery,
place the center over the wheel. It will need to...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-20-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 161,511
Posted By JAB
Practice Grasshopper, practice.

Practice Grasshopper, practice.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11,328
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Posted By JAB
If the cylinder or cups are bad, it will not hold...

If the cylinder or cups are bad, it will not hold pressure when you rest your foot on it. The pedal will slowly go to the bottom of the travel.
Something that happened to me is the return spring in...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,113
Posted By JAB
The only luck I have had is a "Clymer" grade...

The only luck I have had is a "Clymer" grade generic. There is so much
available for Mustangs. There is a blending of Ranchero-Fairlane-Torino
for 70-71 that makes it harder to get a clear picture....
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,113
Posted By JAB
That is some gold right there. I am having a heck...

That is some gold right there. I am having a heck of a time finding
that same sort of thing for my Ranchero. Do you have a source?
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-17-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 161,511
Posted By JAB
I keep a foldy table in the Moho. Yours if you...

I keep a foldy table in the Moho. Yours if you need it.
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,113
Posted By JAB
The black side of the battery is the negative...

The black side of the battery is the negative side and is called "ground".
The metal parts of your car are connected to this. The positive side is red and is what most of the color coded wires carry...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-17-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 161,511
Posted By JAB
And yet more reminders......

As a repeat offender of several DVNR, I have noticed a few things in no particular order, sorry if it's redundant. You can't carry enough water, top off if you can. Wear layers, it's cold up high and...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,113
Posted By JAB
Kinda sounds like the gauge. Can you get a...

Kinda sounds like the gauge. Can you get a voltmeter on that single lead from the sender? Key off should be 0 volts, key on should read something, maybe not 12V, but something. Connect red meter lead...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,113
Posted By JAB
Re-check your connection and be sure that single...

Re-check your connection and be sure that single wire is grounded.
Turn on the key to on and see if the gauge reads full. If you are sure
that it is grounded and it does not move from key off to...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-16-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 161,511
Posted By JAB
The raffle has turned into it's own event. Very...

The raffle has turned into it's own event. Very hard not to be excited. Good stuff from a lot of good peep's.
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,113
Posted By JAB
+1 on the drive it. Sort out the issues as you...

+1 on the drive it. Sort out the issues as you go. Enjoy.
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,113
Posted By JAB
Might be time for a carb overhaul. Have a look at...

Might be time for a carb overhaul. Have a look at the choke when it is warmed up and make sure it is opening fully. If it is the original Autolite carb, it may be possible the power valve is toast. ...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,113
Posted By JAB
Very sharp. Get that old girl out on the road....

Very sharp. Get that old girl out on the road. You will both love it.
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,113
Posted By JAB
Seatbelts. When its time to install, see if there...

Seatbelts. When its time to install, see if there is a factory mounting point to use. Use seatbelt hardware. IF you make your own holes, at least put a big washer under the car to help keep the nut...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,441
Posted By JAB
Wow! Just amazing. Great job everyone. Makes the...

Wow! Just amazing. Great job everyone. Makes the world a bit better don't it?
Thanks for sharing. Best to Flossy and her family.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-23-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 161,511
Posted By JAB
A good story around a campfire is great. Welcome...

A good story around a campfire is great. Welcome to use
the side of my moho as a screen.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-21-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 161,511
Posted By JAB
I have towed both ways (from the bars/up high)...

I have towed both ways (from the bars/up high) and from the pegs.
Towed a KLR with a strap by the pegs and it was pretty easy to do.
Less jerky and twitchy than up high. Now is a good time to get a...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,598
Posted By JAB
Based on opinion and little fact, I would use the...

Based on opinion and little fact, I would use the packing the has the most density uncompressed. The mat style stuff should hold up better and deaden sound better. There are packing for 2 strokes and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-24-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 32,390
Views: 3,141,745
Posted By JAB
Merry and Happy Holidays to all the pucks out...

Merry and Happy Holidays to all the pucks out there. Enjoy! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 1,675,294
Posted By JAB
Merry and Happy holidays to all in XR land. Hope...

Merry and Happy holidays to all in XR land. Hope you all get some nice
new toys for your old toys. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 1,675,294
Posted By JAB
Back in the states AND looking for another scoot....

Back in the states AND looking for another scoot. 'Bout time. Now the shipping won't kill you when you build the next parts bin special.

Welcome back.
Forum: 2 smokers 11-11-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,411
Posted By JAB
The shift mechanism is in the left hand case. It...

The shift mechanism is in the left hand case. It could be that it is gunked up and a good clean and lube will take care of it. Maybe the shift lever took a hit and the shaft is binding. There are a...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,411
Posted By JAB
Had this one for a while (recently sold to a...

Had this one for a while (recently sold to a fellow inmate). Low serial number 1965 Ace 90, pretty complete and original. Fun and character are good words to describe it. Lot's of info out there....
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-29-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 161,511
Posted By JAB
There is also gas in Beatty, NV. There is a...

There is also gas in Beatty, NV. There is a on-again off-again station in Trona and I do not know it's current status. Further outside the park is Lone Pine and Big Pine. Where ever you go, top off...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-25-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 161,511
Posted By JAB
One more time

Put us down for nOObs 10.

JAB JEFF BT2-D1 XR600

JASONFB123 JASON CP2-D1 KLR650

AHAMAYJOE JOE CP2-D1 XR650
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,276
Posted By JAB
John, best wishes for a fast recovery. Hang in...

John, best wishes for a fast recovery. Hang in there.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 1,675,294
Posted By JAB
My skid plate came with what looks like a conduit...

My skid plate came with what looks like a conduit clamp from the
hardware store. It looks like a piece of strap that is formed to fit
over the tube and has a flat with a hole for mounting. They are...
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,392
Posted By JAB
We have a 2004 Outback wagon with the H6 and auto...

We have a 2004 Outback wagon with the H6 and auto trans. 179,000 miles so far. Have had to replace the AC compressor, AC sensor and a hose, rear suspension bushings and rear struts. Sounds like...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32,390
Views: 3,141,745
Posted By JAB
In for trail work.

In for trail work.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 1,675,294
Posted By JAB
She's a keeper!

She's a keeper!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By JAB
Maybe one of these? ...

Maybe one of these?

http://www.bajadesigns.com/ProductDetail?ItemNumber=128001
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 1,675,294
Posted By JAB
At the risk of starting a internet welding...

At the risk of starting a internet welding debate, IF this were my bike, I would pull the tank and the engine. The reasons for this are to get into the area with the crack (behind the peg) with a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 1,675,294
Posted By JAB
Thanks for the scan, Brucifer. Great read.

Thanks for the scan, Brucifer. Great read.
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 1,675,294
Posted By JAB
That (to me) looks like a crack that has been...

That (to me) looks like a crack that has been there a while. The chipped paint along the run makes me think things are moving in that area. The
peg (if I have the orientation right) would try to...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,654
Posted By JAB
Without knowing if you have LED or incan bulbs I...

Without knowing if you have LED or incan bulbs I have to guess. Here is 2 guesses. An LED flasher might work OR the bulbs do not load the flasher enough to make it work. Try shorting the blinker...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11,328
Views: 1,675,294
Posted By JAB
For me it's normal. Even after changing the...

For me it's normal. Even after changing the plates it did not seem to make a huge difference. Clutch itself works fine with the only exception being I can get it to slip a bit if I womp on it before...
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By JAB
I shut mine off and leave it. Depending on how...

I shut mine off and leave it. Depending on how long it sits it may lose its charge. I don't know of a reason to purge it out. Be sure to drain the water out, that's important.
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