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Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-06-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,345
Posted By Krasniewski
Crap - my bad. Actually, what's funny is that I...

Crap - my bad. Actually, what's funny is that I read your thread after following your link on page one. :rofl Ah well - full circle.

A KLR -> 650 twin swap cost me very little considering I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-06-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,345
Posted By Krasniewski
Looks like someone else is playing the RallyTwin...

Looks like someone else is playing the RallyTwin game starting with a YZ frame:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=964016
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 146,635
Posted By Krasniewski
Table - forgot the price. Surprisingly good...

Table - forgot the price. Surprisingly good quality. I would (and might) buy another.

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh176/Krasniewski/photo1_zpsba738f66.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,197
Posted By Krasniewski
Congrats on a new bike - always fun. I have an...

Congrats on a new bike - always fun. I have an '01 as well and stripped a bit of weight off.

If you have the stock exhaust system you can take off the muffler - there's 20 lbs. I didn't believe...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-05-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,289
Posted By Krasniewski
Cool thread, I like your style. I love the "how...

Cool thread, I like your style. I love the "how to's" and tips 'n tricks with all the pics.

I wish everyone would show us how they worked, not just what they accomplished!

Keep it up! :norton
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-05-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,345
Posted By Krasniewski
:thumb Thanks!

:thumb Thanks!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-05-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,345
Posted By Krasniewski
I did a Cromag version Rio-type KLRE knockoff,...

I did a Cromag version Rio-type KLRE knockoff, and liked the result a lot over even the 685 kit it replaced, but the biggest improvement wasn't really power, it was a smoother, longer, rev range and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-05-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,345
Posted By Krasniewski
:ear Can you mention what that is off of for the...

:ear Can you mention what that is off of for the audience. I'm sure it's buried in your build somewhere... Decreased oil capacity any?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-05-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,345
Posted By Krasniewski
115 lbs for the 500 twin, reportedly and...

115 lbs for the 500 twin, reportedly and unverified. Doesn't say if that's with or w/o oil, carbs, etc.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24096418&postcount=26
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-05-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,345
Posted By Krasniewski
I'd be interesting in the actual numbers...

I'd be interesting in the actual numbers regarding the weight of the 650/500. Power to weight, the 650 is almost certainly better, which is what's important to me at the end of the day. That being...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-04-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,345
Posted By Krasniewski
I would recommend a modern 650 if you're going...

I would recommend a modern 650 if you're going the parallel twin route. ~Same size and weight, better power, EFI, efficient, cheap, and easy to find. Ninja's are better than the Versysessesesess...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-23-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,887
Posted By Krasniewski
Love the (un)build! What a good lookin' bike...

Love the (un)build! What a good lookin' bike under all that plastic!

:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 661,846
Posted By Krasniewski
http://donmillereducation.com/journal/wp-content/u...

http://donmillereducation.com/journal/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/we-re-gonna-need-a-bigger-boat.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 661,846
Posted By Krasniewski
http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh176/Krasniews...

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh176/Krasniewski/Motos/675376E5-E0B3-4982-9B7A-5B9F6668A6A3_zpswylmiotf.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 661,846
Posted By Krasniewski
Pelican 1550: ~35 litres? I like the...

Pelican 1550: ~35 litres? I like the length/width, but I wish it had another two inches of depth.

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh176/Krasniewski/photo_zps0653e390.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 24,974
Posted By Krasniewski
Yup - and range. Price and range matter more...

Yup - and range. Price and range matter more than anything else, I would guess.

They got the looks right, IMO!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 661,846
Posted By Krasniewski
3.5 bar fuel pressure regulator. Relatively...

3.5 bar fuel pressure regulator. Relatively cheap and pretty easy if you don't have an ABS box!

Love it.

New Pelican case for a top box too. :norton Oh, and a new snorkel - original one was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,468
Posted By Krasniewski
I've never done it myself - but we both know it...

I've never done it myself - but we both know it all depends on what kind of person you are. I imagine if you have a lot of positive energy, like dealing with all sorts of noobs, and aren't an...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
So if it is anodized, do you need to take that...

So if it is anodized, do you need to take that layer off?
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
Good point. Are all rims anodized? That's a...

Good point. Are all rims anodized? That's a surface coating, right?
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
Yeah - the superten has tubeless spokes like that...

Yeah - the superten has tubeless spokes like that methinks. I guess the issue there is price and work. Is it even possible to put a rim like that on a different hub like say, a KLR? Someone just has...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,468
Posted By Krasniewski
I was thinking that the world needs a coffee...

I was thinking that the world needs a coffee delivery service. I wonder if you could put ads on CraigsList or equivalent and setup a delivery service for coffee, sandwiches, etc. while being...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
Insanity loves company! (Insert stupid crazy...

Insanity loves company! (Insert stupid crazy smiley emoticon here.)
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
B/c it's interesting to me. Ignore it if you...

B/c it's interesting to me. Ignore it if you don't like it.






Well, now we know.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
Very interesting - love it - outside the box. ...

Very interesting - love it - outside the box.

Those videos are pretty awesome too.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
Wow - I don't think we're on the same page here. ...

Wow - I don't think we're on the same page here.



[slackmeyer]
You're almost certainly right. I'm wondering if you can't get around (most of the) distortion by welding very thin (relative to...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
I love it - but I was thinking they'd splice open...

I love it - but I was thinking they'd splice open the inner half, sealing b/w the inner tube and spokes.

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/kx_yvln1Kus?rel=0" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0"...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
The other methods I've seen are using "Amazing...

The other methods I've seen are using "Amazing Goop" in the nipples. Advantage is that it's low profile and doesn't get hit with the tire/irons during mounting. Disadvantage is that it's hard to...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
There we go - that's the kind of responses I was...

There we go - that's the kind of responses I was looking for. :ear Bravo.

I used to have an old KLR650 21" rim... I need to see if I tossed it on the last move or if it made its way up into the...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
Good - opinions are what I was looking for. I've...

Good - opinions are what I was looking for. I've even offered ideas on why this is a bad idea - now WHY do YOU think it's crazy? Just saying it's crazy isn't exactly helpful.

People do widen...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
How so? :huh Please give us your crazy idea for...

How so? :huh Please give us your crazy idea for that also![/QUOTE]

Same as a tubeless wheel, obviously. Think about it. If it's sealed, you fix a puncture with a temporary plug and fill the...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
Actually, it seems to come up every time......

Actually, it seems to come up every time... something about a lip on tubeless rims vs tube rims. Allegedly, some tube rims are OK as they can have it. Anyhoo - just b/c you seal the rim doesn't...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
Like I said, just thinking out loud here... I'm...

Like I said, just thinking out loud here... I'm not sayin' you're wrong or that anyone should do this - just hypothetical at this point.

There are many reasons why manufacturers don't do stuff;...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
Well, I figure one of two ways. Either you can...

Well, I figure one of two ways. Either you can either get a circular piece of metal approx the size of the nipple and weld it over the recess, which seems like a lot of work, plus you'd have to...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
I think you'd still be able to adjust the spokes...

I think you'd still be able to adjust the spokes so long as you weld over the dimple, and not fill the dimple in. You don't access the backside when you adjust the spoke, right? It just needs to...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
I feel like I need to try... :D

I feel like I need to try...

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Krasniewski
Lennie's Sprockets Thread:...

Lennie's Sprockets Thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=802902&page=9

I don't think they are Lennie's sprockets... Last week I did, actually, install a set of Lennie's and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Krasniewski
JetPrime Hi Comp Pistons for 1150/1200

Just curious if anyone has had any experience with this company (JetPrime) or these pistons for their GS. They seem nice enough, answered e-mails quickly, and sent me this dyno sheet.
...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,626
Posted By Krasniewski
Weld sealing spoked rims?

Ok, just thinking out loud here, and I don't even have a bike this would apply to at the moment - but this came across my ADD mind the other day...

Just curious if anyone has either welded each...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,083
Posted By Krasniewski
Just a suggestion, but I'd say go ahead and buy...

Just a suggestion, but I'd say go ahead and buy them. It's a pretty simple install, but if you're not comfortable, post up in a local section and there will be a bazillion people in SoCal willing to...
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