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Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4,197
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Posted By meams
I want this thing. March '13 release?

I want this thing. March '13 release?
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Hello Whitey! I'm doing quite well. Imagine...

Hello Whitey!

I'm doing quite well. Imagine my surprise when I got an email notification saying there had been a reply to this thread. Hahahah. Well, I suppose after all the hours of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 737,409
Posted By meams
for those wishing for a single exhaust on this...

for those wishing for a single exhaust on this puppy, see quoted text from the CafeHusky thread:
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 737,409
Posted By meams
Been looking at this bike as a potential first...

Been looking at this bike as a potential first dual sport. I'm not the kind of guy to dig deep into the weeds, but I want my bike to be able to get off the pavement and into some modest terrain. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10,708
Views: 2,029,494
Posted By meams
Hey all. I'm lookin to get a bike for my...

Hey all.

I'm lookin to get a bike for my short city commute, and for the occasional trek out to some trails. Rode as a kid but not as an adult, and am considering this as a good solid beginner...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Thanks for the support everyone -- its not gone...

Thanks for the support everyone -- its not gone till its gone, ya know?.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
So, I'm sick of this thing in my driveway. I...

So, I'm sick of this thing in my driveway. I want it gone.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
two sticking points so far. got one bolt on the...

two sticking points so far. got one bolt on the LHCC cover that is stripped and is set into the cover so taht I can't use a Dremel to cut a slit into it (to turn it into a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Great pics! I had been trying the...

Great pics! I had been trying the "tape-over-the-end" method, but I think I was just being careless last time. Also, think I was using ductape - too thick.

Today will go better!
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Decently productive afternoon, despite the heat: ...

Decently productive afternoon, despite the heat:

-Removed seat & side covers
-removed gas tank
-removed carb vent lines
-remvoved crankcase breather tube
-removed carbs
-removed exhaust...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Damn its HOT today.

Damn its HOT today.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
@Bornagain: lololol, of course. 6 gears. HOW...

@Bornagain: lololol, of course. 6 gears. HOW EMBARASSING. I'm very glad this thread has helped you with yours. I figured the picture-dump would help someone in the future! These bikes are so...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Allright, SO. A birthday, a family...

Allright, SO.


A birthday, a family death, a flurry of interviews, and now I have an uncertain amount of time until I move to DC to take up my new job. I have a dirtbike that doesn't run,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
udpate: the fully charged battery got...

udpate:

the fully charged battery got reinstalled and no lights or indicators were responsive. Probably have a grounded power wire somewhere (per VC). Additionally, there is a shiny spot under...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Got everything moved into our new place. Still...

Got everything moved into our new place. Still in boxes aggregated in the living room though. Once its set up, time to fnish this damn thing.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Cayuuuuuuuuute. I'll takeit! ...

Cayuuuuuuuuute. I'll takeit!




butno,i plan on having thsi bike run - as I bought a helmet!
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Those stories are both far more exciting than...

Those stories are both far more exciting than what has actually been going on:

-meams has been hunched over books for hte past weeks as the semester ends tomorrow.
-meams started a job and has...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Battery is almost done charging. Should know by...

Battery is almost done charging. Should know by the end of the afternoon whether or not my lights will come on w/ the full charge.


What is "a dead short"? How would I check for this?
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
He just came by with his 12V charger. Will be...

He just came by with his 12V charger. Will be doing that tonight.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
No I haven't given up. But i did take a break. ...

No I haven't given up. But i did take a break. I couldn't take many more unsuccessful start attempts. I've just been gettin knocked down left and right in lots of areas of my life right now, adn I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Hey guys. Sorry I haven't posted up recently. ...

Hey guys. Sorry I haven't posted up recently. The girl's car is down so she's been using my workbench/toolbox to get to/from work.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Swapped out my old PG for the new one from Ebay. ...

Swapped out my old PG for the new one from Ebay. Reattached my RHCC and refilled with oil only to find out that my bike no longer has power. Must've drained all my battery's initial charge doing...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
I'll be out workin' tomorrow - weather permitting.

I'll be out workin' tomorrow - weather permitting.
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
OK guys I tried rocking it every which way and...

OK guys I tried rocking it every which way and shifting any and all directions, and never made it out of those two gears I've been stuck in.

Not only that, but occasionally I'd shift into one...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
My street workshop: ...

My street workshop:

http://i412.photobucket.com/albums/pp204/meams4043/Reassemble/StreetWorkshop.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
looks like this big storm on the east coast isn't...

looks like this big storm on the east coast isn't goign to hit norfolk until noon - so i'ma try and get out there today and get these carbs back in.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Thanks :)

Thanks :)
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
I don't know. The level of resistance was almost...

I don't know. The level of resistance was almost twice what it should be. I'm not an expert, but that seems like its bad to me.

edit: i understand why you're saying its "not bad" (since it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
oye the official "tube" i ordered is backordered,...

oye the official "tube" i ordered is backordered, so i'm going to have to make due.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Thanks for all the information guys. I've got a...

Thanks for all the information guys. I've got a few parts that need to come in before I can throw the carbs back in. Really hoping all these steps can help us get it started.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
OK I have my laptop back runnin g(yay i got the...

OK I have my laptop back runnin g(yay i got the charger delivered today) so i can log on adn check advice and shit.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
OK so here is what has gone on: ...

OK so here is what has gone on:


Yesterday I got into the street bright and early with my tools and a bucket and got to work. First, I tried starting it again (the bike was together at this...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Got it downstairs, got it outside, got gas in it....

Got it downstairs, got it outside, got gas in it.

Won't start.

Got gas coming out of one of the float bowls and also from the big thick line coming out of the top of the crankcase (that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
I had previously had these installed. Metal...

I had previously had these installed. Metal faces, but not allllllll metal.

Swapped 'em out for the copper ones just now - so i'm good to go.




....good to go to my 7pm class, that is.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
IMPORTANT QUESTION: Are the two copper...

IMPORTANT QUESTION:

Are the two copper rings at the top/left of this picture my exhaust gaskets?

There were also two gaskets that had a metal face on each side, but looked like they would...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
thats smart. but i'm giong to get all this done...

thats smart. but i'm giong to get all this done anyway - and my friend (who will be helping me carry it down the stairs) is unavailable today :(

So - it'll all get done, just in a a weird order.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Didnt go to the DMV today because I didnt have...

Didnt go to the DMV today because I didnt have proof of insurance. Which means i couldn't register the bike, which means i'd have to go back.

So now that I have insurance (got it today) - i'll...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
I cant wait to give this baby a try tomorrow. ...

I cant wait to give this baby a try tomorrow. Goiing to try to film us moving it downstairs too.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
K just ordered that cable bracket, a new...

K just ordered that cable bracket, a new reflector for my front fork, and bought 4qt of GN4.

Tomorrow I go take my motorcycle knowledge test (to get a permit here in VA), and bug my friend to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 90,844
Posted By meams
Thanks man. $10 part - not bad!

Thanks man. $10 part - not bad!
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