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Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 102,522
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Posted By 8gv
Lobster... Make sure the idle speed is set...

Lobster...

Make sure the idle speed is set right.
Forum: Americas 12-21-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By 8gv
You're not kidding there... I had a fifteen...

You're not kidding there...

I had a fifteen minute conversation with a coupke of guys at a camp ground and walked away wondering what we were talking about. :deal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-19-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By 8gv
My local Auto Zone "rents" tools. You pay for...

My local Auto Zone "rents" tools. You pay for the tool, use it, bring it back and get a refund. I rented an electric impact driver from them. It didn't have enough power to break the c/s nut on my...
Forum: Americas 12-06-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,247
Posted By 8gv
Storage Pros in Alcoa by the Knoxville airport is...

Storage Pros in Alcoa by the Knoxville airport is the place I used. They let me plark in a 30' space along the curb inside their fence. The move in special got me some free time. My car and...
Forum: Americas 12-05-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,247
Posted By 8gv
I've ridden most of the TET. It's a great ride...

I've ridden most of the TET. It's a great ride that is more about riding and scenery than getting anywhere.

I've ridden the TAT from TN to UT.

Living in NY, the TET is easily accessible to the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
Bike, rider and the invincible attitude of youth....

Bike, rider and the invincible attitude of youth.

A trifecta!
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
Them's fightin' words! Some of my most epic...

Them's fightin' words!

Some of my most epic crashes occurred on my TS250. :deal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 483,415
Posted By 8gv
That sounds good to me. I suppose unless you...

That sounds good to me. I suppose unless you need a vin inspection (with a sharp inspector) DMV is not likely to figure it out.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 483,415
Posted By 8gv
The MSO is not a "title". A "title" is issued...

The MSO is not a "title". A "title" is issued only by the government agency responsible for vehicles. In CT that's the DMV.

Being a two stroke, I would expect this one to be not legal for road...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 483,415
Posted By 8gv
If it's not a street legal bike, why would it...

If it's not a street legal bike, why would it have a title?

I'm not saying that it wasn't stolen but non-titled doesn't always mean stolen.
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 102,522
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Posted By 8gv
No matter what bike you buy, mods are inevitable....

No matter what bike you buy, mods are inevitable.

Your height and riding needs will likely lead you to your choice.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-29-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,457
Posted By 8gv
What the hell??? I was there waiting for you...

What the hell???

I was there waiting for you guys forever and finally ran it alone.

IT WAS AWESOME!!!
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 19,662
Posted By 8gv
Update on recovery?

Update on recovery?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-23-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,441
Posted By 8gv
In my early riding days there was only one kid...

In my early riding days there was only one kid with a Yamaha. I was on the sole Kawasaki. EVERYONE ELSE rode Suzukis.

When I could smell the burned Yamalube, I knew it was Bruce Flanagan ahead...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-22-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,441
Posted By 8gv
^^^^^^^^^^ i bet your front tires last a...

^^^^^^^^^^

i bet your front tires last a long time! :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 483,415
Posted By 8gv
Drool....

Drool....
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
Don't forget to use plenty of "verbal...

Don't forget to use plenty of "verbal lubrication" while taking off the rear tire. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
declare the pennies on your eyes...

declare the pennies on your eyes...
Forum: Americas 11-14-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,140
Posted By 8gv
Hey Sam, It was great to meet you on our TAT...

Hey Sam,

It was great to meet you on our TAT run this past summer! Thanks for the well thought out route.

I hope you don't bypass Three Step Hideaway with the new route, it's a wonderful place...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
Smooth???

I rode mine 1900 miles from Utah to Knoxville on pavement going 60-70.

We don't need no stinkin' smooth! :D
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 19,662
Posted By 8gv
He's still around. Had or has a date in CT. ...

He's still around. Had or has a date in CT.

From a deep cut of Arlo's work...

I don't want a pickle...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 19,662
Posted By 8gv
"Kid...what did ya git?" "I swapped speedos...

"Kid...what did ya git?"

"I swapped speedos on my bike"

and they all moved away from me on the bench...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By 8gv
With the improved type color I can now diagnose...

With the improved type color I can now diagnose the issues.

All above is good advice.

I'd add the possibility of a bad head gasket.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By 8gv
I voted no mainly because the type color is too...

I voted no mainly because the type color is too hard to read against my grey background. There may be hope for the bike if the type were white. :deal
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 33,027
Posted By 8gv
Jonesin' BUMP...

Jonesin' BUMP...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
Thanks for the gear porn! Dare I ask how...

Thanks for the gear porn!

Dare I ask how much those gems cost?
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
Dayum... What do you NOT have a picture of?...

Dayum...

What do you NOT have a picture of? :D
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 19,662
Posted By 8gv
You and the guy from...Boston was it? Soaking...

You and the guy from...Boston was it? Soaking wet in the cafe. Telling the tale of being an actor at the Viking site?

Never heard of ya! :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 19,662
Posted By 8gv
I'm so glad I never took up smoking. I know I...

I'm so glad I never took up smoking. I know I haven't the will power to quit.

Glad you're on the road to recovery. Better give the kiddo a snow shovel for a present this year!
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
Is there a chance that the wrong clip came with...

Is there a chance that the wrong clip came with the tank?

Could you have the correct tank clip but it's on wrong?

My 5.3 bolted up easily.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 266,645
Posted By 8gv
I was going to offer to help you but I'm in CT. ...

I was going to offer to help you but I'm in CT.

Sorry...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 266,645
Posted By 8gv
Where are you located?

Where are you located?
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
Me too but with a broom stick.

Me too but with a broom stick.
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
Ok, he has found the NSU guts. But where...

Ok, he has found the NSU guts.

But where are the two screws that held the NSU in place?

Is the NSU hanging by the wires or did the the p.o. remove it and leave the guts in place?
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
All I can say is the blade never rusted.:deal

All I can say is the blade never rusted.:deal
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
Long before i got my DR...in the days of my TS250...

Long before i got my DR...in the days of my TS250 in fact,

I decided to impress my future father in law by changing his lawn tractor's oil.

After the job was done (almost), I started up the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
Great video but... Why do you ride on the...

Great video but...

Why do you ride on the WRONG side of the road? :deal
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
Why would Suzy update a bike that sells well?

Why would Suzy update a bike that sells well?
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,241
Posted By 8gv
Love my DR...

I think I'll go out and give her a few pats on the tank this morning.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1008505
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 266,645
Posted By 8gv
I looked for your oil hole on the cylinder head...

I looked for your oil hole on the cylinder head page of the parts fiche and couldn't see it.

It sure looks like it has a purpose. Is there a similar hole lower on the engine that would indicate...
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