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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-15-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,567
Posted By Doorguy1979
I made it!:clap The old 79 Econoline did...

I made it!:clap

The old 79 Econoline did really well, didn't like the couple of big climbs, but that probably had more to do the Ford Ranger toad, with the KLR in the bed, and my 1000# of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,567
Posted By Doorguy1979
Been busy packing/selling/scrapping as much as...

Been busy packing/selling/scrapping as much as possible. Freaking exhausted. Almost ready, last day at work here is Wednesday, with some luck I'll be on the road Thursday a.m., but I have two ducks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 771
Posted By Doorguy1979
If you can get the title, but it for a couple...

If you can get the title, but it for a couple hundred bucks. Some states treat $1 sales as gifts, then they base the tax on "estimated value". $500 bucks if $35 at 7% taxes. Never been questioned at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,567
Posted By Doorguy1979
How are the NP/SP campgrounds?

How are the NP/SP campgrounds?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,567
Posted By Doorguy1979
Looks I'm going to be getting there Sept 13, New...

Looks I'm going to be getting there Sept 13, New job starts on the 15th.Last day at work here is the 10th.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,567
Posted By Doorguy1979
Live in a major university town now, internet...

Live in a major university town now, internet search is almost dead even on housing.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,567
Posted By Doorguy1979
Moving to Rifle, Advice anyone?

Well, I did it, finally found a job/company I feel good about, so I'm heading to Rifle, CO.

Done a lot of online research, but that only goes so far. Any advice, things to watch for, should be...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 151,002
Posted By Doorguy1979
Been working on our 81GS850L, last couple...

Been working on our 81GS850L, last couple mechanical parts are on the way. 73,000 single family miles, and she should be running again soon.
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 230,369
Posted By Doorguy1979
Since my bike is my commuter, I have been working...

Since my bike is my commuter, I have been working on some fishing rod holder's, R&D continues, but I think I got it now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,501
Posted By Doorguy1979
I know I have seen a couple different threads on...

I know I have seen a couple different threads on converting Ninjas into quality gravel/ dirt road runners.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 33,891
Posted By Doorguy1979
Here you go. Last week I was working at a...

Here you go.

Last week I was working at a farm and saw a HUGE mess under a tractor. I asked the farmer about it.

His son (20) was fixing an issue on their Case tractor, he took off one of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 33,891
Posted By Doorguy1979
I work on garage doors for a living, I recently...

I work on garage doors for a living, I recently had a new guy that was installing a door in an old detached garage, and had forgotten his winding bars. The tool you use to add tension to the torsion...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,973
Posted By Doorguy1979
With all the KLR issues, nobody mentioned "Deep...

With all the KLR issues, nobody mentioned "Deep hole syndrome", which my t-bobed, doo done, non-oil burning '08 has. :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-11-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 98,509
Posted By Doorguy1979
http://i670.photobucket.com/albums/vv61/Doorguy197...

http://i670.photobucket.com/albums/vv61/Doorguy1979/Texan%20and%20back%20for%20a%20RV/IMG_9385.jpg...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-11-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 94,419
Posted By Doorguy1979
Subscribed, may be bringing Doorwife and the...

Subscribed, may be bringing Doorwife and the mini-mes, too early to be sure.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13,531
Views: 1,340,212
Posted By Doorguy1979
They are so cute when they nap. :evil

They are so cute when they nap. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13,531
Views: 1,340,212
Posted By Doorguy1979
US ARMY surplus Arctic trigger finger mittens...

US ARMY surplus Arctic trigger finger mittens with the wool liners. Amazingly warm even in single digits (F). I will never give mine up.:deal
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 378,642
Posted By Doorguy1979
I've seen ARC welds that couldn't hold up to a...

I've seen ARC welds that couldn't hold up to a hard stare, all things worth doing, are worth doing right-ish....:evil
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 378,642
Posted By Doorguy1979
I've used them as braze rod before.

I've used them as braze rod before.
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 378,642
Posted By Doorguy1979
I remember a time I used three batteries, two or...

I remember a time I used three batteries, two or three sets of jumper cables, and some scrap iron to do an emergency roadside frame repair on a $75 Isuzu pickup I used to have. Glad I had some ARC...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13,531
Views: 1,340,212
Posted By Doorguy1979
I had someone tell me a happy KLR sounds a lot...

I had someone tell me a happy KLR sounds a lot like a sewing machine.
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13,531
Views: 1,340,212
Posted By Doorguy1979
My 08 does this. It's the clutch sticking. I pull...

My 08 does this. It's the clutch sticking. I pull my clutch 8-10 times before I put it i gear the first time each day, helps alot. Hold the front brake.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13,531
Views: 1,340,212
Posted By Doorguy1979
Do you remember the bulb numbers? I want to do...

Do you remember the bulb numbers? I want to do the same, but I really don"t want to have any apart time waiting on bulbs.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13,531
Views: 1,340,212
Posted By Doorguy1979
I went the welding rod tube, but after an...

I went the welding rod tube, but after an experience I had in Chicago I will never again trust hose clamps for anything but hoses! (If you've never driven over your own tool tube at 70+ in heavy...
Forum: Regional forums 08-17-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 156,049
Posted By Doorguy1979
Sorry to hear about Lloyd, he will be missed....

Sorry to hear about Lloyd, he will be missed. Condolences and prayers to all affected.
Forum: Regional forums 07-28-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 156,049
Posted By Doorguy1979
Link to inmate thread that explains why I missed...

Link to inmate thread that explains why I missed last year, and this year. For those interested.



http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21970200#post21970200
Forum: Regional forums 07-26-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 156,049
Posted By Doorguy1979
Thanks Roy, I'll be sitting here waiting for...

Thanks Roy, I'll be sitting here waiting for pics, rubber knife in hand.


We'll have to see if the Doc will even let me ride again.....not liking how things are lining up. :(:
Forum: Regional forums 07-25-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 156,049
Posted By Doorguy1979
Out, Damn it.

Out, Damn it.
Forum: Regional forums 05-31-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 156,049
Posted By Doorguy1979
Well, Tentative is the best word I have right...

Well, Tentative is the best word I have right now...tests next week, maybe the doc's can tell me what's going on and get it taken care of, here's hoping. Thirteen months later, and no real idea...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-04-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,050
Posted By Doorguy1979
I ride an 08 KLR, but haven't been on since I got...

I ride an 08 KLR, but haven't been on since I got hit by a semi in my work truck last year, but I see a guy riding a black KLR, maybe a 10? up around Morehouse Rd once in a awhile, happen to be an...
Forum: Regional forums 01-26-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 156,049
Posted By Doorguy1979
Plans are already in motion so I can be there...

Plans are already in motion so I can be there this year, barring any truck incidents like last year, with rubber knife in hand. See you there. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,257,185
Posted By Doorguy1979
Any pics of that setup head on?

Any pics of that setup head on?
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,257,185
Posted By Doorguy1979
Nice, I went 3/4" shorter on mine, seems to have...

Nice, I went 3/4" shorter on mine, seems to have changed the geometry enough that the stock shock is happier, I went from preload 5 to 1, and am still higher than stock. Makes a world of difference,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,257,185
Posted By Doorguy1979
I made my own links too, how much did difference...

I made my own links too, how much did difference in length did you go?
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8,410
Views: 1,993,584
Posted By Doorguy1979
Thanks, I'll have to check into that, just seems...

Thanks, I'll have to check into that, just seems like I'm not getting accurate readings, may have to go to another method (secondary gauge). Who knows, I may have screwed something up during the last...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,929
Posted By Doorguy1979
:clap +1

:clap +1
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8,410
Views: 1,993,584
Posted By Doorguy1979
Is that where it is on the '08s? I was under the...

Is that where it is on the '08s? I was under the impression that the temp sensor was in the radiator, but I might be missing something.

Can't go out and look, bike is at work right now (take home...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8,410
Views: 1,993,584
Posted By Doorguy1979
Temp gauge issues.

Anybody have issues with their temp gauge not reading accurately? I installed the therm-o-bob kit a long time ago, and I can tell it's working properly, I may not be a genius, but I'm not retarded...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,384
Posted By Doorguy1979
Mine liquid acid battery does get weak when it...

Mine liquid acid battery does get weak when it gets cold. I can get two years out of one, even parked outside. I'll have to jump it the first 30 degree day, and charge the battery overnight, then as...
Forum: Regional forums 09-25-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 156,049
Posted By Doorguy1979
In! :D

In!

:D
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