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Forum: 2 smokers Yesterday, 08:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,735
Posted By dhallilama
i agree: larger holes do remove more weight and...

i agree: larger holes do remove more weight and retain strength... that and the multiple little holes have more of a chance of stress points...

i've got some knockout punches and dimple dies....
Forum: 2 smokers Yesterday, 08:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,735
Posted By dhallilama
i like the swiss cheese look.... mmmm......

i like the swiss cheese look....
mmmm... cheeeeese...
NOW I WANT PIZZA!!!

my harley front drum......
Forum: 2 smokers Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,735
Posted By dhallilama
damn head steady that came on the bike was some...

damn head steady that came on the bike was some crap 1/8" x 1" steel that likely did nothing...
used one on ebay for $20...
or rummage through the scrap pile for some T6 aluminum...

template...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-24-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By dhallilama
nice project! I went through something similar,...

nice project!
I went through something similar, with an IT250... then slowly changed it back to a mostly stock dirt bike.

I've got a 19" front that I swap back/forth with the 21"
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,860
Views: 425,361
Posted By dhallilama
not to judge... but i'm gonna go ahead and guess...

not to judge... but i'm gonna go ahead and guess the dude that wrote that craigslist ad may himself have spent some time behind bars :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,123
Posted By dhallilama
effing ODOT. I've been fed up with the...

effing ODOT.

I've been fed up with the government for a long time.

oh well, it was good to see the bill get this far at least... gives hope for the future.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,123
Posted By dhallilama
yup: ...

yup:
https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2015R1/Committees/HTED/Overview
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,123
Posted By dhallilama
all I've heard is it's still in committee... not...

all I've heard is it's still in committee... not sure when it'll get moved to the floor for a vote (or changes).
Forum: 2 smokers 05-19-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,735
Posted By dhallilama
holyshit it's starting to look like a...

holyshit it's starting to look like a motorcycle...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-FTpHgaLiy7w/VVukZ9AF32I/AAAAAAAAhP8/NbbYpD6bMrM/w868-h651-no/IMG_20150519_135958.jpg

every damn bolt, and...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-17-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,063
Posted By dhallilama
I'm the same. one of the things that led me to a...

I'm the same. one of the things that led me to a 90s Husky... cheaper than dirt.
Forum: 2 smokers 05-17-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,063
Posted By dhallilama
to the OP: are you looking for new... or used? ...

to the OP: are you looking for new... or used?
have a budget?

(maybe I missed that part)
Forum: 2 smokers 05-15-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,735
Posted By dhallilama
black oxide does OK if not in wet locations and...

black oxide does OK if not in wet locations and not dissimilar metals. seems to suck when aluminum is in contact with it.

nickle and a water displacing grease... nice combo there.
Forum: 2 smokers 05-15-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,735
Posted By dhallilama
funny, i keep quoting joe dirt when building this...

funny, i keep quoting joe dirt when building this thing... 'daaaaaaaang'



from which seller? the price is tempting



i've done nickel, gold nitride, black oxide, zinc phosphate, cadmium...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-14-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 385,669
Posted By dhallilama
^ previously owning and commuting on a plated...

^ previously owning and commuting on a plated KX500 (in california, no less), i can solidly say if you intend to use it for anything other than connecting trails... say commuting to work... you'll...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-14-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 385,669
Posted By dhallilama
redundancy! that and I've got a bunch of kids....

redundancy! that and I've got a bunch of kids. need to make room for an 80 soon...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-14-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 385,669
Posted By dhallilama
hell yeah they count... wait, like, they do...

hell yeah they count... wait, like, they do count, right?

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/l0_VFVOuVTrYwjcBbGL7RbCo2LnWAhZuJUpnUEo6c4Da=s486-p-no
Forum: 2 smokers 05-14-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,063
Posted By dhallilama
Husqvarna? I was looking for a new woods bike,...

Husqvarna?
I was looking for a new woods bike, too... 2 stroke, lighting, enough power to keep me amused... went a bit further that I eventually wanted a 6 speed. oh, and it had to be cheap....
Forum: 2 smokers 05-12-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,735
Posted By dhallilama
not the most exciting thing, but i'm stoked... ...

not the most exciting thing, but i'm stoked...

a replacement for the Grade 5 hardware store swingarm bolt... an actual metric Husky part:
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,123
Posted By dhallilama
testimonies can be sent via email... as...

testimonies can be sent via email...

as noted by SFRC:

1. Email your testimony as a pdf (make sure it's pdf) document to: patrick.h.brennan@state.or.us

2. Address the testimony to...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-11-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,834
Posted By dhallilama
i rewound a stator in my old XR-R and coated it...

i rewound a stator in my old XR-R and coated it with brushed on lacquer... proceeded to put a good 20k+ very hard miles on it without issue.
Forum: 2 smokers 05-11-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,834
Posted By dhallilama
pretty cool project, seems to be coming along...

pretty cool project, seems to be coming along nicely.

when you rewound the stator, did you set the wire with epoxy? i've rewound quite a few using 3M #2216 epoxy (pricey) and have had good luck...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,554
Posted By dhallilama
hell, some of my better motorcycle trips were not...

hell, some of my better motorcycle trips were not only barely planned, they were completely impromptu.

1. out on an afternoon ride in so-cal, just kinda exploring with no particular place to go....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11,559
Views: 2,341,341
Posted By dhallilama
i'm not sure about Idaho, but i've rarely seen a...

i'm not sure about Idaho, but i've rarely seen a dirt bike of that era with a title in most any state.




Eric Gorr head mod = easy starting, end of pinging. cheap and effective.
Forum: 2 smokers 05-10-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,326
Posted By dhallilama
for what it's worth: I had a YZ490 that Eric Gorr...

for what it's worth: I had a YZ490 that Eric Gorr did the head mod on & ported for low end... it was a tractor that could literally idle up hills. very tractable low end torque and not terrible to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-07-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,123
Posted By dhallilama
looks like room HR-E, 900 Court St. NE in Salem ...

looks like room HR-E, 900 Court St. NE in Salem
I'd give them a call and double check though...


https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2015R1/Measures/Overview/SB694
Forum: 2 smokers 05-07-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,735
Posted By dhallilama
put a steering stop on the stem (adjustable) ...

put a steering stop on the stem (adjustable)
filled/drilled the wallowed out peg holes
motor mounts done
gave it a quick sanding, degrease/dewax
coat of white appliance epoxy...
...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-06-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,735
Posted By dhallilama
the IT is a fun bike... just lost interest in it....

the IT is a fun bike... just lost interest in it. it's such an easy pussycat of a bike to ride i'm keeping it around as a loaner bike and in hopes that i can get my wife to ride at some point.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,123
Posted By dhallilama
SB694 is scheduled for a public hearing on 5/15...

SB694 is scheduled for a public hearing on 5/15 at 3pm in Salem...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-06-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By dhallilama
I wish Oregon was that easy! or officially...

I wish Oregon was that easy!

or officially possible, even. there's some hit and miss luck of falling through the cracks here, but for the most part it just doesn't happen. I'd love to plate my...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-05-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,735
Posted By dhallilama
dammit... TIG is broken. dammit... out of...

dammit... TIG is broken.
dammit... out of acetylene.
is ok. is racebike. MIG will work!

new pipe mount & fix the motor mounts......
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-05-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,123
Posted By dhallilama
it's in the House and has been referred to...

it's in the House and has been referred to committee (Transportation and Economic Dev).

So far it seems well received in the House.

My rep, Rob Nosse (District 42), stated that he's inclined...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,427
Posted By dhallilama
they don't validate (or seem to care about)...

they don't validate (or seem to care about) motorcycle VINs. they'll happily take your money and insure just about anything. what i wonder, though- will they put up a fight if there's need of a...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-04-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By dhallilama
I like the idea!

I like the idea!
Forum: 2 smokers 05-02-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By dhallilama
I went through a phase of trying different oils...

I went through a phase of trying different oils and ratios/jetting.
it made such a little or unnoticeable difference that I just simplified and went 40:1.

5 bikes, chainsaw, string trimmer... all...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-01-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By dhallilama
I'm lazy. I jet everything to run 40:1. right now...

I'm lazy. I jet everything to run 40:1. right now it's royal purple synthetic, because I got a bunch of it on sale. before that it was Lucas semi synthetic... because it was on sale.
Forum: 2 smokers 05-01-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By dhallilama
back when I did it, there were no easily...

back when I did it, there were no easily affordable HIDs and LEDs were a thing of the distant future.
I used a Hella 500 with a 35w bulb. it sucked.

now I'd stick with a simple light that's DOT...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-01-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By dhallilama
should be fun on the street :) I had a...

should be fun on the street :)

I had a plated KX500 that was actually pretty damn decent on the road; I commuted about 25 miles/day for work and took it on a couple moto camping trips. really mild...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-29-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,219
Posted By dhallilama
I don't mind the vibes of most 2 strokes when...

I don't mind the vibes of most 2 strokes when they're singing along (I ride an old Harley)... but jumping on a counterbalanced quad for the first time blew me away. I could see getting used to the...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-28-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,219
Posted By dhallilama
rad! I love hybrid bikes like this!

rad! I love hybrid bikes like this!
Forum: 2 smokers 04-28-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,735
Posted By dhallilama
well... you can get steel to stick to aluminum,...

well... you can get steel to stick to aluminum, but it's not welding... not fusion. more a mechanical adhesion, caused by the porosity of the steel as it gets contaminated by the melting aluminum. ...
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