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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 270,958
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Finally got the swingarm off the DRZ. ...

Finally got the swingarm off the DRZ.

Safety first children.

http://edb.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2003-DRZ-125/i-d4LCSq9/0/L/IMAG5825-L.jpg

Finally! Holy cow.
...
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 270,958
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Day two of me against the DRZ125. Mid stream on a...

Day two of me against the DRZ125. Mid stream on a KX100 suspension swap onto a DRZ125.

Yesterday went out to do a 15-30 min swingarm removal on the DRZ125. About 3 hrs later I had the rear wheel...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-13-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I like to give everything in the steering stem...

I like to give everything in the steering stem assembly a nice coating of grease just to keep the corrosion at bay. Its not unusual, especially on older bikes, to find a fair amount of corrosion on...
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,216
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Old garden hose works nicely as a rim protector...

Old garden hose works nicely as a rim protector too. Secure it with strong zip ties.

I've also heard of people using old hand grips (trimmed) for the same purpose.

And I've seen homemade...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-30-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9,915
Views: 2,069,253
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Ah, good man. For some reason my scam-dar did not...

Ah, good man. For some reason my scam-dar did not alert.

Sorry gang!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9,915
Views: 2,069,253
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Back to the topic at hand, finds of the day: ...

Back to the topic at hand, finds of the day:

1981 Suzuki GS750 - $400

http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/mcy/4643129004.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00n0n_hNgcXTstcBI_600x450.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9,915
Views: 2,069,253
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Very cool. Bookmarked for future reference....

Very cool. Bookmarked for future reference. Thanks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9,915
Views: 2,069,253
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I've been wanting one of these for years. In...

I've been wanting one of these for years. In green of course. I will have one, one day.

Did not know all this info (haven't done any research on them), thanks for sharing. -Ed
Forum: Battle scooters 08-27-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Very cool!

Very cool!
Forum: Battle scooters 08-21-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Finally freeing it up. ...

Finally freeing it up.

http://edb.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2002-Derbi-GP1-50/i-XDrhQKM/0/L/IMAG5431-L.jpg

And its out. What a mess.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-21-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Finally got some time to work on the Derbi. I was...

Finally got some time to work on the Derbi. I was hoping to get the water pump and shaft pulled and replaced without having to split the cases, but the water pump impeller is stripped off its...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-16-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I90 Motorsports in Issaquah is having a KTM...

I90 Motorsports in Issaquah is having a KTM "Street Demo Event" on Saturday 8/21, 10 am - 4 pm.

http://www.psnnewsletter.com/images/clients/641/i-90_motorsports_street_demo_event_750.jpg

I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,758
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
There you go.

There you go.
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,758
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
So what is the exact state of the engine now? ...

So what is the exact state of the engine now?

You mentioned "tearing down the motor", how "torn down" is it?

If the valve cover is off, that is one thing. If he has the head off, or worse...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Very curious to hear how this turned out. ...

Very curious to hear how this turned out.

Any news?
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Yep. Been there, done that, I don't know how many...

Yep. Been there, done that, I don't know how many times myself. Just one of those things.

Hopefully that's the case here and its an easy, cheap fix.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Have you tried simply pumping the brake...

Have you tried simply pumping the brake repeatedly?

Its not uncommon for the pistons in the calipers to move a bit when the wheel is removed and sometimes you have to pump them back up to get...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Have you applied any heat to the housing, perhaps...

Have you applied any heat to the housing, perhaps expand it a bit and break the bond between the hub and the bearings or housing? Then get on it with the puller.
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,246
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I like this type. We can still buy them at the...

I like this type. We can still buy them at the local bike shops. Larger then what you mentioned, but at least you can use them without spilling fuel all over the place.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,047
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Q: Boxers or briefs? A. Depends

Q: Boxers or briefs?
A. Depends
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,415
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
And my post was a joke. On topic: I have a...

And my post was a joke.

On topic: I have a pair of Alpinestar Vectors that have what seem to me a huge toe box, they were actually annoying to ride with for shifting until I got used to them....
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,538
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I'm dying to get a Four Wheel Camper or Hallmark...

I'm dying to get a Four Wheel Camper or Hallmark for when we go to horse events, general camping and most importantly dirt bike weekends!

I'll be lobbying the family for one soon. If I get the...
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,590
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Right on. Was at dinner last weekend with a...

Right on.

Was at dinner last weekend with a couple that I had never met, friends of my wife. Real nice people, we were having a good time. The other couple start telling stories about their...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,415
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Hey! You broke his rule.

Hey! You broke his rule.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,590
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I was just talking to a friend about jetting and...

I was just talking to a friend about jetting and whatnot and he mentioned that most of the popular mods like aftermarket exhausts, opening up airboxes etc only really impact the top end performance...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,590
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Gold Jerry, that is gold! Wow, it never occurred...

Gold Jerry, that is gold! Wow, it never occurred to me to use my drill press that way.

I was just contemplating this very thing as I have a noisy DRZ125 that I want to quiet down. Was looking in...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,024
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
That's hilarious.

That's hilarious.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
More good links, thanks! And no final drive...

More good links, thanks!

And no final drive chain, its belt driven.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Yep, any old gas tank will do, minibike, kids...

Yep, any old gas tank will do, minibike, kids dirtbike, lawnmower, etc. Petcock or cheap inline fuel valve for sure.

And of course for most troubleshooting and tuning you don't need much fuel, so...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Excelente, muito obrigado!

Excelente, muito obrigado!
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,315
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I stand by what I wrote. And I'm glad to...

I stand by what I wrote.

And I'm glad to hear you're going with Gaerne's. Best of luck to you, sincerely.
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,315
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I'm sorry but your are f'in crazy if you are even...

I'm sorry but your are f'in crazy if you are even thinking about riding your motorcycle anywhere without decent riding boots. I don't care how careful you are, panniers or no panniers, on road, off...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Thanks for the links guys. Right now the plan is...

Thanks for the links guys. Right now the plan is to get it running reliably and safely, probably keep it stock. Maybe put a 70 cc kit on it if the top end is toast.

It will be shared with between...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,786
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Got in some wrenching on the DRZ yesterday with...

Got in some wrenching on the DRZ yesterday with some of my favorite rolling things. Was nice to be able to roll everything out in the sun, put on some tunes and wrench away.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Thanks! I was able to do just a bit of...

Thanks!

I was able to do just a bit of research before I bought it, and I did note that its quite the little performer and that it had the fairly common Piaggio engine. If it had not I would not...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,577
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
I'm definitely going to try to squeeze in at...

I'm definitely going to try to squeeze in at least one mad scooter trip to one of the islands one of these days - hopefully on this Derbi -IF- I can get it runny and safe. Have spent time on a few of...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,024
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
What happens when you need to adjust some spokes?

What happens when you need to adjust some spokes?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-06-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
2002 Derbi GP1 50 Project

Hey folks,

I thought I would start a thread about my new project, a 2002 Derbi GP1 50, since there is hardly any info out there on these Spanish beauties. Just picked it up and I'm chomping at the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-06-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,577
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Nice Captain! Just stumbled across this thread as...

Nice Captain! Just stumbled across this thread as I just picked up a scooter project (2002 Derbi GP1 50) and am now fully immersing myself in all things scooter.

Was planning on using the Derbi...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,047
Posted By woodsrider-boyd
Seriously. Who has time for all that fiddling...

Seriously. Who has time for all that fiddling around. When I'm on the bike by the time I stop to go, or find a place to go, its usually hopping on one foot urgent and there is no time for any extra...
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