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Forum: 2 smokers 09-26-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,082
Posted By jakewojo
Thanks for the good info. Looks like its time for...

Thanks for the good info. Looks like its time for a more thorough round two of inspection!
Forum: 2 smokers 09-25-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,082
Posted By jakewojo
Does anyone know if it is possible to damage the...

Does anyone know if it is possible to damage the cdi by hooking up a 12v charger? I guess i can take some solice in the fact that I only paid $150 for the bike!
Forum: 2 smokers 09-25-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,082
Posted By jakewojo
Cool looking upgrade but by the looks of it i...

Cool looking upgrade but by the looks of it i assume that this is mainly for the older model dt's without the cdi ignition.
Forum: 2 smokers 09-24-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,082
Posted By jakewojo
Pissed 1978 DT400 spark issues

Just curious if anyone knows how to test a DT400 CDI. I was just finishing up a long over due project and noticed that the lights were all burnt out on my dt. I have a new battery and coil in it and...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 51,264
Posted By jakewojo
Here is a crappy cell phone pic of my 1978...

Here is a crappy cell phone pic of my 1978 GS1000. Pretty minor mods like wire wheels, pod filters, 4-1, and a home made fender eliminator.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-21-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,389
Posted By jakewojo
Go right ahead. I'll post some pics tonight of...

Go right ahead. I'll post some pics tonight of the progress.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,389
Posted By jakewojo
Top end in place and engine spooned back into the...

Top end in place and engine spooned back into the frame
http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z226/jakewojo/1978%20DT400/1018102233.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,389
Posted By jakewojo
Wicked I now have a purpose!!

I recently picked up a 1978 Yamaha DT400 for a mere $125 (W/ Title!!). I have been slowly dismantling the bike. I have been trying to clean all the various oil and dirt crusted parts replacing only...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 19,265
Posted By jakewojo
great report!

Thanks sharing your trip with us! I'm going over to shanghai for work in Feb and the more I read stories like this about China the more excited I get. Keep it coming!!!:clap :ear
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-25-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By jakewojo
Thanks for the good info Fifth. I've heard that...

Thanks for the good info Fifth. I've heard that there are some good mountain biking in omaha I'll have to look into that more.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-24-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By jakewojo
yeah, I've seen some pics of the "cave". Looks...

yeah, I've seen some pics of the "cave". Looks pretty cool but not so sure I would call it a cave, more like a rock overhang. How many miles of trails does that area have? Is it better for day hiking...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-24-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By jakewojo
Thanks for the replies. I think that next weekend...

Thanks for the replies. I think that next weekend I'll take a trip down to Indian cave to check that out. If anyone is local and wants to head out with me let me know.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-24-2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By jakewojo
Question Hiking in Nebraska

I put the bike up for the winter and was curious if anyone had some good leads on hiking in nebraska. I just moved to Omaha so I'm not really familiar with the area. I know that there is some good...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-22-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,703
Posted By jakewojo
Kenny, Thanks for the fuel info. It is...

Kenny,

Thanks for the fuel info. It is exactly what I was looking for. I think that I am now swayed to the DT400. Anyone wanna sell me one??
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,703
Posted By jakewojo
Thanks for the input! I checked out that site for...

Thanks for the input! I checked out that site for the aftermarket electronics and am quite impressed. Looks like the way to go for building a ADV'ed vintage bike, even the price seems reasonable for...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,703
Posted By jakewojo
Wink Here are some pics to wet the pallet... ...

Here are some pics to wet the pallet...

http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z226/jakewojo/1973_TS400K_brochure_800.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,703
Posted By jakewojo
Question DT400 or TS400

I've been thinking about getting a big old 2-smoker and I think that I have pared it down to either the TS400 or the DT400. Does anyone want to put their two cents in about which one would make a...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By jakewojo
Damn thats pretty far out there from Cincy. I'll...

Damn thats pretty far out there from Cincy. I'll keep it in mind though. I'd rather go to someone out of the way that will do their job than stay local and get screwed by shitty dealer mechanics....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By jakewojo
Thought that may be the issue but i checked that...

Thought that may be the issue but i checked that and things are flowing fine at least until the pilot jet. I may tear down the carb one more time before taking it to the mechanics an see if something...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2008, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By jakewojo
its about a $1600 bike so I'm not wanting to dump...

its about a $1600 bike so I'm not wanting to dump a shit ton of money into it.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2008, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By jakewojo
Columbus is a little far but it may not be...

Columbus is a little far but it may not be depending on the mechanic. What hot lead ya got?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By jakewojo
Bluhduh Son of a B!tch, I need a mechanic in Cincy

Anyone know of a good mechanic in the cincinnati area? I was thinking of taking the bike to Cycle Specialties on the west side. Here is the run down. The bike is a KLX650C that has been sitting since...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,216
Posted By jakewojo
I gotta agree with mark on that one. My bike...

I gotta agree with mark on that one. My bike already has the needle shimmed and is still a bitch to start after sitting too long.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,216
Posted By jakewojo
Thanks for the good info I'll give it a swing...

Thanks for the good info I'll give it a swing when I get home.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2008, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3,332
Views: 514,216
Posted By jakewojo
I know itsa common problem but my KLX is a pain...

I know itsa common problem but my KLX is a pain to start after it has sat for more than a week. I have removed the POS KACR that was starting to tank out. I'm sure that this hasnt helped the issue...
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,043
Posted By jakewojo
Thanks for all of the advise! This looks like it...

Thanks for all of the advise! This looks like it may be more of a pain in the ass than its worth. I may just have to keep this as a pipe project...at least until next winter!
Forum: Hacks 04-11-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,043
Posted By jakewojo
Wicked VW Hack?

I was looking for some opinions as to the viability of taking an Ural hack and dropping in a VW diesel or gas engine. I have always wanted a military style hack but I don’t like the reliability/parts...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2008, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By jakewojo
Thanks for all the good replies! I think that i'm...

Thanks for all the good replies! I think that i'm gonna try the RTV and see if that works out. As to it being a Mexican fix that sounds to be about my price...free. If it doesnt work than I'm just...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By jakewojo
I'd take a pic of the crack but it is currently...

I'd take a pic of the crack but it is currently covered in JB weld and I havent taken the time to clean it off yet. Its a 1.5" inch hairline crack in the top of the sidecase just below where the...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By jakewojo
just searched for it. its aluminum but I'm not...

just searched for it. its aluminum but I'm not sure of the grade. I guess I can just fill it with a 4043 rod working on the assumption that its weldable grade aluminum. Anyone near Cincinnati with a...
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By jakewojo
Pissed Sidecase crack

I'm not sure what the hell happened but I put a hairline crack in the top of my sidecase yesterday. I was finished tightening up the bolts and fired up the engine and noticed oil weeping from the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,070
Posted By jakewojo
Lots of good feedback! Doug, I am of the same...

Lots of good feedback! Doug, I am of the same mind set. I would rather have a cheaper reliable bike and spend the money saved else where. That being said it looks like I'm gonna have to sell my...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2008, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,070
Posted By jakewojo
Talking The other aspect of trying to stay clear of the...

The other aspect of trying to stay clear of the liter bikes is that I have no self control :wink: and I'm not sure if I really need 100+ HP (It would be fun though). Man that was hard to say...:lol3...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2008, 05:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,070
Posted By jakewojo
Thanks for the replies! I was looking at the ZR7S...

Thanks for the replies! I was looking at the ZR7S for the simplicity and the fact that it seems to be in a low state of tune potentially making the engine more reliable and giving the ability to...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,070
Posted By jakewojo
Talking Any Opinions ZR7S?

Anyone have an opinion on the kawasaki ZR7S? It seems like a reliable and low tech bike. I was looking for something along the lines of a bandit/SV650/ZR7S. I will be doing some touring on it and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 163,956
Posted By jakewojo
sl 125

Here is a pic of my first bike. The thing was in pieces when we got it. my dad gave it to me with a chiltons manual and said fix it... I was 14 at the time. That was a good summer!:D ...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2008, 05:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,213
Posted By jakewojo
Thumb Great Report. I love the old abandoned industrial...

Great Report. I love the old abandoned industrial sites. Thanks for the history:clap .
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By jakewojo
Thanks for all the good info. How is the drz at...

Thanks for all the good info. How is the drz at highway speeds? What is its top speed? I do a couple rides of over 3hrs on 2 lane highways (60mph speed limit) to get to some good trails. Would this...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2008, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By jakewojo
Question DRZ400 Question

I have been riding my KLX650C for a few years and I'm getting sick of the lack of after market and have the itch for a new bike. I have had my eye on a DRZ400 and was curious if anyone has some...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,552
Posted By jakewojo
not sure about HP #'s but I have removed the...

not sure about HP #'s but I have removed the backfire screen in the air box, ditched the snorkle, installed aftermarket exh, and rejetted. All really simple to do. Not sure if the HP really went up...
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