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Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By tex_downey
Cleaning helped a lot, even had the bike running...

Cleaning helped a lot, even had the bike running nice after I got the carbs balanced. should be good to go,,,,, for now.

Thanks.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By tex_downey
greetings, I pulled that crabs and cleaned...

greetings,

I pulled that crabs and cleaned up the the main spots. now, I'm going to sync them up and see how it runs on the open road.

I had it running for about 1 hour the other day, out on...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By tex_downey
1st. thanks for all the help. 2nd. Nobody...

1st. thanks for all the help.

2nd. Nobody is out to offend anyone, (I cant even believe I had to point that out). :eek1

I have not had a lot of free time lately to work on the bike, but I...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By tex_downey
vacuum petcock yes.

vacuum petcock

yes.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By tex_downey
No, No, and No. sorry, that is how much I...

No, No, and No.

sorry, that is how much I have checked.

I have not pulled the carbs, the bike had been sitting so hear was my thought process.

Carbs - The bike has been sitting for a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By tex_downey
81 Yamaha 550 dies when warm.

Hey guys,

Iv been working a a 81 Yamaha 550 max. its the basic Jap 4 cylinder from the early 80's.

Problem.

I've gone though the bike and I'v got it running great! it start right up,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By tex_downey
there was a black and a blue that were down to...

there was a black and a blue that were down to the wire. its the set of wires that runs right above the front fender.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By tex_downey
Thanks guys for all the help. I think i...

Thanks guys for all the help.


I think i found it, were i hooked up the horn it rubbed threw a few wires.

:cry the trip was not so fun in a car.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By tex_downey
yeah i have a new one on its way. a light weight...

yeah i have a new one on its way. a light weight lith. I hope iowa does not eat it up. its not cheap.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By tex_downey
Thanks guys, Im in the great city of Detroit for...

Thanks guys, Im in the great city of Detroit for a while. but when Im home ill check the harness.

it feels like a kill switch but i really dont think thats it. but if need be i may clean it. im...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By tex_downey
Thanks Div. I got a new Battery, my old one...

Thanks Div. I got a new Battery, my old one cranks just fine, just broke a lead leed. :puke1 one of the light weight dry cell ones. it should be here next week we will see if we can get some things...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By tex_downey
Yeah I dont have one. will the bike still store...

Yeah I dont have one. will the bike still store codes?
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By tex_downey
yeah i know the welding is a big no, no. I was...

yeah i know the welding is a big no, no. I was being stupid. my thing was that that was over 1000 miles ago. so Im not sure if its really going to be the reason of the problem. but for now lets say...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By tex_downey
Thanks beach guy. I have looked threw a lot of...

Thanks beach guy. I have looked threw a lot of this. Im not sure if I would call what my bike is doing stalling, but more of dieing.

also these bikes have no check engine light. so do i need to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By tex_downey
I like the idea of unpluging sensors if you have...

I like the idea of unpluging sensors if you have an idea of were to start i would love that. the only real sensors I see are the air intake temp, O2 and maybe a crank sensor inside the case. hard to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By tex_downey
Thanks T, im glad that for all the ready iv...

Thanks T,

im glad that for all the ready iv done on your thread your here to help me out. so a few more things,

1st. Im very capable Mech. I run a car shop to pay my way threw school. so most...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By tex_downey
F650 Dies, started all at once.

quick story, 01 f650 gs,

17000 miles.

I just swaped out for the Yamaha forks a few days ago, getting ready for a long motorcycle trip. Canada and all:clap I was going to leave tomorrow.

Im...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 142,130
Posted By tex_downey
Would if I could. its a long ride form Iowa Matt....

Would if I could. its a long ride form Iowa Matt.

:cry
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-17-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 212,015
Posted By tex_downey
eh your in MI. I came back from CA to IA...

eh your in MI.

I came back from CA to IA and was shocked how easy this winter has been. :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-16-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 189,828
Posted By tex_downey
Thanks man. I love this shit.:clap

Thanks man. I love this shit.:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 619,370
Posted By tex_downey
I should make on for riding in Iowa. but just...

I should make on for riding in Iowa. but just have 8 pics of it sitting in the Garage. It has been nice here but man Im to lazy to get the gear on, no free time.

Stupid School.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-01-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 29,113
Posted By tex_downey
Joel rode with a KLR. he truly is a great guy,...

Joel rode with a KLR. he truly is a great guy, will even look past things like a KLR and go for a ride. :clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-31-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,569
Posted By tex_downey
I hope to show up to. loved it last time. may...

I hope to show up to. loved it last time. may bring a buddy from Denver.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-29-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31,593
Views: 2,982,782
Posted By tex_downey
:clap Hey guys just thought i would say hi....

:clap

Hey guys just thought i would say hi. Iv been hiding as I think Joel is mad at me for not doing a RR. but i really had no report just a long ride on the bike.

well im off to Church and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 39,457
Posted By tex_downey
http://www.aaronstorxscrews.com/ these guys...

http://www.aaronstorxscrews.com/

these guys sell torx screw if you need them. I had to call to get any real help, but when I was in LA I went to see them (as there in Orange County) and found out...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31,593
Views: 2,982,782
Posted By tex_downey
wow that would kill me. i think i could handle...

wow that would kill me. i think i could handle about 3.45 maybe 3.55 sec but not much more.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 31,593
Views: 2,982,782
Posted By tex_downey
hey FF I made it. Ill do a RR for Joel maybe...

hey FF I made it. Ill do a RR for Joel maybe later today. I have to spend some time with the GF first. :clap

really did not know how much i missed her till i woke up to pancakes today. :eek1 life...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 31,593
Views: 2,982,782
Posted By tex_downey
that would be a long long weekend. I...

that would be a long long weekend.

I wanted to go, but I get in this mind set to ride home and I hate waiting. I dont wont to go home but now that its the time Im ready to just get on the road....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 31,593
Views: 2,982,782
Posted By tex_downey
well Im packing up and heading out. I think Ill...

well Im packing up and heading out. I think Ill ditch this state Sat. so ill see you all later. :cry


and rich next time ill get over it and :josewith you :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 619,370
Posted By tex_downey
yeah, yeah i am, because i can just get up and...

yeah, yeah i am, because i can just get up and leave, travel were ever i want come home buy tools and she will still be there. :wink: how great is that.

shes not that bad. i like the skirt and I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 619,370
Posted By tex_downey
I saw a girl in a tight black coat a skirt (with...

I saw a girl in a tight black coat a skirt (with jeans underneath) and tan heals on a bike last night. add in some cute black braids coming out of a helmet and it was great. :wink:
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 619,370
Posted By tex_downey
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_zMObEa2AiTk/TGf7r1usppI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_zMObEa2AiTk/TGf7r1usppI/AAAAAAAAApA/yPeoJ1kxkac/s1600/01.jpg

Russian.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 39,457
Posted By tex_downey
I love how you torque every thing. I just do head...

I love how you torque every thing. I just do head gaskets. once I tried to torque a drive shaft to what vw said came back to in 3 months later and all the bolts were loose.

ahh that was scary so...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 82,481
Posted By tex_downey
GET OUT THE GUNS. :gun1 TIME FOR A LITTLE...

GET OUT THE GUNS. :gun1

TIME FOR A LITTLE ONCE APON A TIME IN MEXICO.

:lol3

JK, THAT IS A COOL PIC THOUGH. IM SURE THERE NICE PEOPLE BUT IT ONLY TAKES A FEW BAD ONES TO RUIN THE REST OF YOUR...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31,593
Views: 2,982,782
Posted By tex_downey
Kewit (work) just changed there time off policy....

Kewit (work) just changed there time off policy. now any one with less then 5 years gets 160 hours off a year, that up from 80. :clap just have to get them to hire me full time.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-08-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 31,593
Views: 2,982,782
Posted By tex_downey
:cry:cry I HATE IOWA :cry:cry

:cry:cry

I HATE IOWA

:cry:cry
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 31,593
Views: 2,982,782
Posted By tex_downey
If you guys want to ride to the hudson bay let me...

If you guys want to ride to the hudson bay let me know. :freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 142,130
Posted By tex_downey
i SEE IT NOW.

i SEE IT NOW.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 31,593
Views: 2,982,782
Posted By tex_downey
I mean i tried to get him to stay and watch a...

I mean i tried to get him to stay and watch a movie with me. you know like Eric and I do.
:wink:
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31,593
Views: 2,982,782
Posted By tex_downey
REALLY? HE JUST RODE THREW RUSSIA ALONE. YOU...

REALLY? HE JUST RODE THREW RUSSIA ALONE. YOU THINK IM GOING TO SAY, WELL YOU KNOW A NATIONAL PARK IN THE RICHIST COUNTY IN THE WORLD. LETS NOT TAKE ANY UNNEEDED RISK. MAYBE YOU SHOULD JUST GO SEE A...
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