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Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 213,076
Posted By Mach Z
Butchered CB

$5500 firm? really?

http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/van/mcy/4362122992.html (http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/van/mcy/4362122992.html:rofl)
Forum: Old's Cool 02-07-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 213,076
Posted By Mach Z
Thank you k-moe. I is trewly humbald! Nice....

Thank you k-moe. I is trewly humbald! Nice. :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 02-07-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 213,076
Posted By Mach Z
Sorry I have to post this although it's not M/C...

Sorry I have to post this although it's not M/C related. You have to question our education system when you read this...

'TRUE BLEW'- MUST FIND NEW HOME - $5500 (VANCOUVER)

...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 213,076
Posted By Mach Z
Wtf?

Firm price! He'll own it until he dies!

http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/van/mcy/4291176734.html

His price is 5X what its worth and that's being generous.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15,344
Views: 8,860,789
Posted By Mach Z
Before Wiki there was Cliff Clavin!

Before Wiki there was Cliff Clavin!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,674
Posted By Mach Z
I picked up this 250 Ninja 5 years ago for my...

I picked up this 250 Ninja 5 years ago for my wife.

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m511/MachZ74/Mini%20Ninja/100_3536.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 195,540
Posted By Mach Z
That's not ugly at all! Very Art Deco and ahead...

That's not ugly at all! Very Art Deco and ahead of it's time. Telescoping suspension! Must have stolen that from Nimbus.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15,344
Views: 8,860,789
Posted By Mach Z
Since we are off topic... plus 1 on this...

Since we are off topic... plus 1 on this comment. I think the swing-arm is twisted at the very least.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8,082
Views: 3,163,624
Posted By Mach Z
Always liked the lines of those VT500's. I've...

Always liked the lines of those VT500's. I've never ridden one but would buy one just 'cause they're so damn pretty!
Bubba Chicken, I think they were only made two years '83 & '84. Correct me if...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By Mach Z
I've heard that MEK (NOT MEKP!) will dissolve...

I've heard that MEK (NOT MEKP!) will dissolve Kreeme but have not attempted that technique myself. Perhaps paint stripper will as well. Kreeme is garbage IMHO. POR15 is the way to go! If you don't...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15,344
Views: 8,860,789
Posted By Mach Z
Thanks for Gilera Girl. She is the racy-est!

Thanks for Gilera Girl. She is the racy-est!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7,254
Views: 3,316,027
Posted By Mach Z
Munch 3

OK, what is the story with this Munch 3? Is that a one-off?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Mach Z
Until I sold my H2B 18 months ago, it got stored...

Until I sold my H2B 18 months ago, it got stored (when not insured) in the dining room. As previously mentioned, a nice board as a pedestal adds a touch of class. I routed the edges and...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8,082
Views: 3,163,624
Posted By Mach Z
Great vid! Neat machine.

Great vid! Neat machine.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8,082
Views: 3,163,624
Posted By Mach Z
You really gotta stretch the legs on that thing...

You really gotta stretch the legs on that thing once in a while! That poor thing, bordering on bike abuse, is there a hotline for that?!
Have you owned it since new? I had an RZ500 way back when...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8,082
Views: 3,163,624
Posted By Mach Z
A few pics from the local swap meet Tsawwassen BC Canada

The parking lot is where the cool stuff is!
Check out the mileage on the RZ350!
One of the two '73 Z1's only had 8500 miles indicated and looked like original paint.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8,082
Views: 3,163,624
Posted By Mach Z
Good to hear it's my ear out of cal, old age I...

Good to hear it's my ear out of cal, old age I guess! I meant it sounded more like 6000... What did you use as a donor bike? I am thinking of doing a similar suspension/brake/wheel swap on a '78...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8,082
Views: 3,163,624
Posted By Mach Z
Nice ride! I like the suspension mods. Love the...

Nice ride! I like the suspension mods. Love the old 2 strokes, long time H2 guy. Have you checked your tach calibration? It sounds like it's about 1500 low when reading 7500. Then again, my ear...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 553,225
Posted By Mach Z
My poor mans laminar flow high screen mod to the...

My poor mans laminar flow high screen mod to the stock w/s. Used a bit of screen from a previously crashed GS.

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m511/MachZ74/F800GS%20Pics/100_3512.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,751
Posted By Mach Z
Heat shrink does a clean job... ...

Heat shrink does a clean job...

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m511/MachZ74/100_3503.jpg

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m511/MachZ74/100_3506.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,429
Posted By Mach Z
The HDB set-up... ...

The HDB set-up...

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m511/MachZ74/F800GS%20Pics/100_3502.jpg (http://s1129.photobucket.com/user/MachZ74/media/F800GS%20Pics/100_3502.jpg.html)
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By Mach Z
Here's some pics. That'll save a couple thousand...

Here's some pics. That'll save a couple thousand words!

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m511/MachZ74/100_3510.jpg

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m511/MachZ74/100_3511.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By Mach Z
Meritlane, I have installed the Suburban...

Meritlane, I have installed the Suburban Machinery pegs and have put maybe 300km on them. The 1 1/2" drop makes all the difference. Personally I would not hesitate to go another 1/2", especially...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15,344
Views: 8,860,789
Posted By Mach Z
I'd give my left one for that....

I'd give my left one for that....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,751
Posted By Mach Z
The problem is not so much the hole to pass the...

The problem is not so much the hole to pass the wires through but that the stock tube assembly has a channel built in for the wire allowance within the cam. This extra wire is required to allow the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15,344
Views: 8,860,789
Posted By Mach Z
"This picture makes me smile... :d" Ya, it's...

"This picture makes me smile... :d"

Ya, it's been my wallpaper for a couple of weeks now.
There must be a story there...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15,344
Views: 8,860,789
Posted By Mach Z
I don't recall seeing these here before, excuse...

I don't recall seeing these here before, excuse me if they are reposts...

http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/1039/image001xi.jpg
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-13-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,751
Posted By Mach Z
Now that I've been riding the bike a lot lately...

Now that I've been riding the bike a lot lately (all winter), gotta say, it's much smoother transitioning off idle and I haven't had a hand cramp since installing the new grips. I used to cramp up...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-07-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,049
Posted By Mach Z
Great bikes! Strong engine, broad powerband. I...

Great bikes! Strong engine, broad powerband. I had a 1978 GS250 ISDT like this...
Got many years/miles out of the top end when my buds were re-ringing every season with their Jap bikes.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By Mach Z
Thanks for the feedback. Great info in the...

Thanks for the feedback. Great info in the thread link. The Moose Racing pegs look suitable and well made but appear to be discontinued. I would probably get the Wunderlich if they were made of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-05-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By Mach Z
More lowered pegs

Has anyone tried the Suburban Machinery DRF7 pegs? I want something at least 25mm lower but don't want to pay Wunderlich's ridiculous price.
http://www.suburban-machinery.com/F700GS.html
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By Mach Z
They look like these! They are cheap, good and...

They look like these! They are cheap, good and look vintage. I used them on my H2B & RD400F.

http://www.bikebandit.com/emgo-bar-end-replacement-mirror
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,751
Posted By Mach Z
I too started with the booster plug. While the...

I too started with the booster plug. While the difference in snatchiness is mildly noticeable, it was not enough of a fix for me. There is also noticeable loss in fuel economy. The combination of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,751
Posted By Mach Z
Ahh the beauty of the internet is a person can...

Ahh the beauty of the internet is a person can research to the n'th degree fixes to suite their own particular situation. I already have the Booster Plug which helped a bit. Budget restraints limit...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,751
Posted By Mach Z
I just installed the G2 following Yeti's guide. ...

I just installed the G2 following Yeti's guide. Big thanks to you dude! Glad I wasn't the first to attempt this. Managed to save the heaters. A couple of minor changes, I put heat shrink over the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-30-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,853
Posted By Mach Z
I didn't have the key code when I ordered a...

I didn't have the key code when I ordered a replacement. They got it through BMW records via VIN #,$63CDA.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-30-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,853
Posted By Mach Z
$63 from the Stealer in Canada. Probably a bit...

$63 from the Stealer in Canada. Probably a bit cheaper down your way.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8,082
Views: 3,163,624
Posted By Mach Z
Very nice! You might consider tapping off some...

Very nice! You might consider tapping off some turbo air for the tires and tossing that fugly rack! Very cool ride.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15,344
Views: 8,860,789
Posted By Mach Z
"Not an equal contest I think!" Got that...

"Not an equal contest I think!"

Got that right, the one in the foreground is way prettier! What is that she's riding?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7,254
Views: 3,316,027
Posted By Mach Z
Solaros1...

Solaros1 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=20606) I don't want to hijack the thread but what's the story with the Corvair in your pics?
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