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Forum: The Garage 07-22-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,377
Posted By MightyChosen1
Just installed this on my Scrambler. So far I am...

Just installed this on my Scrambler. So far I am impressed. Brighter than the stock 1157 and I already had someone follow me home and ask where I got it.
First time dealing with Super Bright LEDS,...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,970,292
Posted By MightyChosen1
I tried the PIAA blue light. An improvement but...

I tried the PIAA blue light. An improvement but still not as good of a light output as my other bikes. I ended up with an Osram lamp from a place called Daniel Stern Lighting , I believe its a 60/65...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 782,277
Posted By MightyChosen1
Nice job, That bike has some clean lines ...

Nice job, That bike has some clean lines


I have been kicking around the idea of turning a GL650 into a sidecar tug. Of course when I came up with the idea you could find one cheap. Getting a...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,970,292
Posted By MightyChosen1
I changed my bars out a few years ago for...

I changed my bars out a few years ago for Superbars from New Bonneville. I cant say it helped take out the vibration but its a more comfortable riding postion.

I have been having a problem with...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-13-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By MightyChosen1
I know that vacumn petcocks can be a big pain in...

I know that vacumn petcocks can be a big pain in the ass. I have had a little luck rebuilding them, Maybe 50% of the time they work right after a rebuild.

I don't know if the Seca uses the same...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-13-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,507
Posted By MightyChosen1
Not that I think its a horrible looking bike. You...

Not that I think its a horrible looking bike. You could fix a lot of the creative engineering with a few hours work. Never ever saw a bike were the rear brake line almost touches the pavement. Looks...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 782,277
Posted By MightyChosen1
I have to say that the seat is pretty damn...

I have to say that the seat is pretty damn comfortable. I don't know what its is off but it looks to be from a Harley. I have a pillion seat on the way , I want to build a mount so that I can swap...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 782,277
Posted By MightyChosen1
Heres a pic of what it looked like before: ...

Heres a pic of what it looked like before:

https://scontent-b-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/l/t1.0-9/p526x296/10299179_10203223976973066_4190288962372791497_n.jpg

It is a way better bike to...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 782,277
Posted By MightyChosen1
I cant compete with the $28 Goldwing but here is...

I cant compete with the $28 Goldwing but here is my $1200 81 GL1100. I have a good pile of parts I stripped off the bike and I might end up removing the Harley police bags as well . Might be able to...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,970,292
Posted By MightyChosen1
I have pulled apart the calipers on nearly all of...

I have pulled apart the calipers on nearly all of the used bikes I have bought and rarely have had to replace the seals. I just give every a quick cleaning and inspection, Lube the seals with fresh...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-09-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,507
Posted By MightyChosen1
Maybe its time to take this down to Jo Momma.:huh...

Maybe its time to take this down to Jo Momma.:huh



...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-09-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 611,329
Posted By MightyChosen1
Whats it fit? Is it just the cover and foam?

Whats it fit? Is it just the cover and foam?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 289,350
Posted By MightyChosen1
Got to be worth $500 if it runs and has a title. ...

Got to be worth $500 if it runs and has a title. It will probably need at least one of the parts you mentioned, Maybe all three as was the case of my last XS.

If your not wanting to spend a lot...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-03-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 154,220
Posted By MightyChosen1
Always wanted one but I don't even have time to...

Always wanted one but I don't even have time to look at it this time of the year.

http://peoria.craigslist.org/mcy/4543619014.html

1968 Honda CL350 Scrambler - $1000 (Marquette Heights

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-03-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,507
Posted By MightyChosen1
I have seen these in magazines but for almost 2...

I have seen these in magazines but for almost 2 G's you cant even ride it on the street? I bet the only time it will hit 75 MPH is when you push it out the back of a C-130. Bonus points for tiny...
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,970,292
Posted By MightyChosen1
Great pic . The more I see the matt blue , The...

Great pic . The more I see the matt blue , The more I like it . I wonder how that color would look in a gloss finish? I getting ready to paint my Scrambler again and have been thinking about a...
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 538,511
Posted By MightyChosen1
found on C/L don't know if its a good deal but...

found on C/L don't know if its a good deal but it looks to be in nice shape:



http://peoria.craigslist.org/mcy/4531132005.html

2006 royal enfield military sidecar. Great condition just...
Forum: Hacks 06-19-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6,355
Views: 2,299,496
Posted By MightyChosen1
Sweet, What kind of car is that?

Sweet, What kind of car is that?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-19-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,507
Posted By MightyChosen1
This is finished? Rear drum as your only...

This is finished?

Rear drum as your only brake? How do you ride it without a throttle or clutch? Are there really people out there that will pay that much for a roached out XS? I should of...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 289,350
Posted By MightyChosen1
I was going to say pretty much the same thing....

I was going to say pretty much the same thing. All the XS's I have owned have a little oil blow-by from the vent. It may be that there is not enough negative pressure in the the crankcase at lower...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,970,292
Posted By MightyChosen1
That same bike was for sale in Eastern Iowa a...

That same bike was for sale in Eastern Iowa a couple weeks ago. I sent a email and got the same old reply. Cant remember if it was the selling due to divorce or overseas serviceman scam. I sent...
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By MightyChosen1
$500 seems like a lot to put in an old car...

$500 seems like a lot to put in an old car considering I still have to find a wheel/tire combo as well. I am really leaning towards mounting a 1" axle and using a trailer wheel/tire . Wish I could...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By MightyChosen1
I think its a great idea... Tires and suspension...

I think its a great idea... Tires and suspension are a must. I had more fun on this beat up old $400 XS-650 than I have had on any of the 30+ bikes I have owned. built it mostly for gravel and dirt...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 289,350
Posted By MightyChosen1
Are you using the stock airbox or running pod...

Are you using the stock airbox or running pod filters? My 81 with pods always leaked a little oil from the breather until I moved the breather filter to a higher location up near the battery box. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-15-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,507
Posted By MightyChosen1
Funny that He cant spell custom right or the name...

Funny that He cant spell custom right or the name of His town , Spring Bay.


http://peoria.craigslist.org/mcy/4480985996.html

custon motorcycle - $6000 (spingbay)


1993 californa...
Forum: Hacks 06-14-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By MightyChosen1
Velorex 562 upgrade?

I know this has been beaten to death but I want to upgrade the axle on my old 562.

I remember reading somewhere that there was a kit available to go from the 15mm to 20mm. A quick search did...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-11-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,507
Posted By MightyChosen1
Damn, Wish I still had my KZ-650. ...

Damn, Wish I still had my KZ-650.

http://peoria.craigslist.org/mpo/4514835140.html


Free tattoos for kawasaki 650 and up (peoria)

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Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7,950
Views: 3,092,254
Posted By MightyChosen1
My humble ultra rare Goldwing Police edition: ...

My humble ultra rare Goldwing Police edition: :huh

https://scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/t1.0-9/10390478_10203347848389774_6274323425029013860_n.jpg

Bought it a couple weeks ago....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7,950
Views: 3,092,254
Posted By MightyChosen1
Nice Eldo

Nice Eldo
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 20,893
Views: 5,970,292
Posted By MightyChosen1
I had the same thing happen to mine and it ended...

I had the same thing happen to mine and it ended up that the nut on the end of the bolt that holds the sidestand on had disappeared. About the same time the front sprocket nut had loosened up and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 154,220
Posted By MightyChosen1
Someone up North ought to check this out. Even at...

Someone up North ought to check this out. Even at forty G,s there might be some room for profit if a portion of the bikes have titles.

http://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/mcy/4487382739.html
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,507
Posted By MightyChosen1
Actually , That's the most awesome bike ever! ...

Actually , That's the most awesome bike ever! Any info on the painter/artist?

My buddies going to be out of town for a week and I thought I would surprise him with a custom paint job on his...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,507
Posted By MightyChosen1
If I ever buy a Harley, I'm gonna paint it up in...

If I ever buy a Harley, I'm gonna paint it up in a happy theme with smiley faces and cute puppies. And maybe a couple Hello Kitties chopping up people with ninja swords. Oh and I'm gonna dress up...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 289,350
Posted By MightyChosen1
I used the clamp type mounts on the top . I made...

I used the clamp type mounts on the top . I made my own mounts for the bottom using the center stand tabs for the rear and built a plate that bolted up to the front motor mount. It worked well thru...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 289,350
Posted By MightyChosen1
` I ran a XS with a car for a couple years....

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I ran a XS with a car for a couple years. It was a bit underpowered but I used it as a commuter and didnt really care if it would not run over 60 MPH anyway.

A few years ago I would of said...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,051
Posted By MightyChosen1
I think what you have is a K75/RT and Yep , at...

I think what you have is a K75/RT and Yep , at $500 for a running bike you stole it. Those are BMW bags . They are pretty good but mine were not a 100% waterproof so I always picked my clothes in...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By MightyChosen1
Just a wild guess, late teens or early 20's BSA ?...

Just a wild guess, late teens or early 20's BSA ? I think Egypt was under British control until the early 1920's so it would make since that it would be an English bike.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7,950
Views: 3,092,254
Posted By MightyChosen1
Scored an ultra-rare Goldwing police edition...

Scored an ultra-rare Goldwing police edition today. :evil Rumored to be used to patrol a retirement community to apprehend Grandma's that ride their Rascal scooter past the 5 MPH limit.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-23-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,507
Posted By MightyChosen1
Not a loony bike but a loony giving advice on how...

Not a loony bike but a loony giving advice on how to buy a bike. The maroon really seems to hate Peoria and 30 YO Japanese bikes?

http://peoria.craigslist.org/mcy/4484693104.html

$1000- runs...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-15-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 611,329
Posted By MightyChosen1
Never got your PM but I sold the bike a few...

Never got your PM but I sold the bike a few minutes ago anyway.
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