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Forum: Hacks 07-03-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Posted By MotoJ
I have the ATEs still. With good pads and braided...

I have the ATEs still. With good pads and braided stainless lines it stops on a dime. I also run an Avon sidecar flat profile tire and that gives a good contact patch.
Forum: Hacks 06-18-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Posted By MotoJ
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=71...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=713860

My '78 R80/7 is still going strong 3 odd years after I hung a Dnepr sidecar on it. It's way more fun than it was as a solo bike.
I...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By MotoJ
Your rating doesn't differentiate between Buyer...

Your rating doesn't differentiate between Buyer or Seller unless a potential bidder looks through your info. You can put up a listing on EBay USA and there'll be a checkbox that allows you to have it...
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By MotoJ
Search on EBay Europe sites- EBay France, EBay...

Search on EBay Europe sites- EBay France, EBay Germany, etc., and see if any are listed.
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By MotoJ
I've used Dnepr, Ural 650 and CJ spoked wheels...

I've used Dnepr, Ural 650 and CJ spoked wheels with steel rims. They all fit the same spindle. They all pretty much suck, but Dneprs are probably the best. More modern Ural 750 era wheels are...
Forum: Hacks 04-16-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 897,797
Posted By MotoJ
The frames are comparable. You won't be able to...

The frames are comparable. You won't be able to use the Beemer tranny and swingarm in the plunger though.
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 897,797
Posted By MotoJ
[QUOTE=Orgoth225;26583153]May I ask why you sold...

[QUOTE=Orgoth225;26583153]May I ask why you sold it? I am trying to get into the whole CJ/IMZ scene. Was it because of the parts availability? Reliability? Other? Thanks


Just personal...
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 897,797
Posted By MotoJ
IMO a WW2 era Soviet bike is just as cool, and...

IMO a WW2 era Soviet bike is just as cool, and much cheaper to restore.
How many IMZs do you see vs BMWs, when you think about it? Not Urals, but the grand-daddies?

I just sold this one, a '56....
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 897,797
Posted By MotoJ
Soviet M72 basket case in San Diego

[QUOTE=bmwhacker;22496350]Hey Don...that was an old Russian Rig I found over outside San Diego a couple years ago. The owner thought it was a BMW, he acquired it when he bought some property. I...
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,672
Posted By MotoJ
I would walk my dog past the sidecar rig...

I would walk my dog past the sidecar rig everyday, sometime with it started and running. As he got used to that I would get him him to jump in the car, using treats, with the bike not running....
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 42,476
Posted By MotoJ
This collection of parts for sale

Hi Guys,

I contacted the owner of this nice pile a couple years ago now, but we were unable to work out a deal. Now, out of the blue he called me and told me it all has to go, finally. I'm no...
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,455
Posted By MotoJ
Neat rig, but...

If you like projects, the CJs can be made reliable, but they can't be made to be very fast. If you replace the motor and transmission bearings and get newer production pistons and hastings rings and...
Forum: Hacks 01-20-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,370
Views: 633,371
Posted By MotoJ
I think his point was ALL your posts are in THIS...

I think his point was ALL your posts are in THIS thread. So, yeah, shill-ish.
Forum: Hacks 12-18-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By MotoJ
I've had my Dnepr sidecar next to a CJ, and just...

I've had my Dnepr sidecar next to a CJ, and just by eye-balling it the actual tub looks identical, except the CJ tub has a truck with a lid, and the Dnepr does not.. The frames and suspension are...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,075
Posted By MotoJ
Hey D I sent you a PM...

Hey D I sent you a PM...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 321,328
Posted By MotoJ
If you're in WV, check out Romney Cycles. They...

If you're in WV, check out Romney Cycles. They have great deals on new and used, and loads of dirtbikes in inventory. That's where I got my DR. Very happy with the service I got. Not affiliated in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 321,328
Posted By MotoJ
I just moved from a KLR250 to a DR650....

I just moved from a KLR250 to a DR650. Impressions are : Hell Yeaahh! and Yeehaaaw!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-28-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By MotoJ
It's all on the MVA website. ...

It's all on the MVA website.
http://www.mva.maryland.gov/vehicles/registration/title-registration-info.htm
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By MotoJ
Eureka

OK, so I just got off the phone with the dealer and he explained what was going on- they have already paid MD the tax and title fee, and I will receive a MD title in the mail, which I will take to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By MotoJ
You can register any new bike with a Bill of...

You can register any new bike with a Bill of Sale, from the dealer, and MD will issue a MD title when you register the bike. Because it was used it already had a title, from WV. When they got me the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By MotoJ
MD requires any vehicle getting newly registered...

MD requires any vehicle getting newly registered in MD to be inspected by a licensed State Inspection Station, unless it is new and has never been titled or registered anywhere. Once a vehicle is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-23-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By MotoJ
Yeah, been here too. I had to cajole a State...

Yeah, been here too. I had to cajole a State Trooper into verifying the VIN on a bike in the MVA parking lot and then tell the counter help. Maybe one of her super-long fingernails was blocking a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-23-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By MotoJ
Well, he might not have screwed me on purpose,...

Well, he might not have screwed me on purpose, but I would have done things differently if I'd known about this rigamarole. Like I said, I was told before I arrived the bike would be hard-tagged and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-22-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By MotoJ
Yeah. I should say I don't think they did this on...

Yeah. I should say I don't think they did this on purpose- the kid who I was dealing with had not handled an out of state used buy before. I'm sure they will straighten it out fairly. Besides this I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-22-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By MotoJ
That's what I was afraid of. So basically the...

That's what I was afraid of. So basically the dealer screwed me. He told me before I went down there it would be tagged and ready. When I got there he told me about the State inspection thing. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-22-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By MotoJ
Registrg Used Bike frm WV Dealer in Maryland

I am confused about this process, and was hoping someone could explain before I go to the DMV and find out I don't have all the paperwork I need...

Today I bought a used (590 miles) 2013 DR650 at...
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,370
Views: 633,371
Posted By MotoJ
Dnepr K750. Check the fender, controls, kneepads...

Dnepr K750. Check the fender, controls, kneepads and swingarm.
...
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,021
Posted By MotoJ
Is OP even mentioning a sidecar rig? I think he's...

Is OP even mentioning a sidecar rig? I think he's in the wrong forum. Try Oldscool Airheads.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 111,174
Views: 22,591,019
Posted By MotoJ
New DR owner here. Where's a good source for...

New DR owner here.

Where's a good source for a shop manual?
What's the best one- should I get a Suzuki manual, a Clymer manual, or both? Any free downloadables out there?
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 111,174
Views: 22,591,019
Posted By MotoJ
Sorry my friend! They still have 2014s for a...

Sorry my friend! They still have 2014s for a smokin' price. At least $1200 cheaper than I could find around Baltimore.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 111,174
Views: 22,591,019
Posted By MotoJ
Noob DR owner in Baltimore

Hi folks,

I've been reading through this huge thread because I just put some money down on a 2013 DR with less than a thousand miles. It's the newest bike I've ever owned and the first time I've...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 321,328
Posted By MotoJ
FOR SALE in Baltimore- '98 KLR250

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1023276&highlight=klr250

Link above to the Flea Market post.

I found a deal on a bike (DR650) I couldn't pass up, plus my kickstart knee is sore, so...
Forum: Hacks 11-13-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,075
Posted By MotoJ
That front end looks like it's landmine proof....

That front end looks like it's landmine proof. Love it!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-12-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7,105
Views: 307,533
Posted By MotoJ
FOR SALE: 1998 KLR250- North Baltimore

$1,600.00

Link to Fleamarket ad:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25489716#post25489716
...
Forum: Hacks 11-07-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,940
Posted By MotoJ
That's very cool! looks like a lot of fun. Please...

That's very cool! looks like a lot of fun. Please put up a vid when you get a chance.
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,211
Posted By MotoJ
Hitler gets a GS

Sort of hacks related. Not a dig at GSs, just thought the crowd here might appreciate this...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaB40TLQE8M&feature=player_detailpage
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By MotoJ
At one time I had a repro manual from the 30s or...

At one time I had a repro manual from the 30s or 40s that showed set-up on Harley sidecars, and they advised NO wheel lead, and the bike leaned IN. I don't recall if the instructions were for...
Forum: Hacks 11-04-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,708
Posted By MotoJ
Nice setup! Is that a modified /2 Earles...

Nice setup!

Is that a modified /2 Earles front end? What did that entail?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17,330
Views: 11,189,811
Posted By MotoJ
Izzat Commander Will Riker?!

Izzat Commander Will Riker?!
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 321,328
Posted By MotoJ
SOLD! (given!)

SOLD!




(given!)
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