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Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
heading to high desert

Luke, Don and I are headed to high desert this weekend, OMRA XC at Fort Rock. Luke did not get new bike completed, is riding the yz200blaster hybrid. Pics and report next week. :D
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
I mentioned your comment about epoxy to Luke, not...

I mentioned your comment about epoxy to Luke, not epoxy, just years of gunk! :lol3
Forum: Racing 10-01-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Progress

http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Machines/Shop-Stuff/i-gQBsKqH/0/M/IMG_0997-M.jpg (http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Machines/Shop-Stuff/25942711_bjgJrz#!i=3579581871&k=gQBsKqH&lb=1&s=A)
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Forum: Racing 09-29-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Luke & the search for the world's best trailbike, contd.

http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Machines/Shop-Stuff/i-sNqpppp/0/M/IMG_0978-M.jpg (http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Machines/Shop-Stuff/25942711_bjgJrz#!i=3574427444&k=sNqpppp&lb=1&s=A)
...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
wow, very nice, thanks for sharing. BTW, love...

wow, very nice, thanks for sharing. BTW, love your "location" sounds like we are both in the pre-retirement phase of life! :-)
Forum: Racing 09-26-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Speaking of racing; if you (or anyone else) are...

Speaking of racing; if you (or anyone else) are able and want to join us, Luke and I are headed to the OMRA XC desert race near Fort Rock/China Hat on October 19th. We are going to take his little...
Forum: Racing 09-25-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 69,939
Posted By LC Garage
One of us needs to win the lottery so we can all...

One of us needs to win the lottery so we can all race more! :freaky
Forum: Racing 09-24-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Luke's New Project

Luke is building another super trail bike hybrid, this one will feature a YZ250 chassis and a counter-balanced and torquey Suzuky quad engine.

Some random pics, Luke can provide narrative later;...
Forum: Racing 09-18-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
At my age, I am now mostly composed of "sore...

At my age, I am now mostly composed of "sore parts"! :lol3
Forum: Racing 09-18-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Luke and I have done some preliminary...

Luke and I have done some preliminary straightening...I was worried the fork tubes got bent, but they seem ok. No hardware to show for the event, but overall the bike's performance was encouraging....
Forum: Racing 09-18-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Thanks for the kind words. Speaking of grass...

Thanks for the kind words. Speaking of grass roots, I really liked your horse trailer adapted to bike racing, very cool setup! :clap
Forum: Racing 09-18-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
We just got back from Canada a few days before...

We just got back from Canada a few days before Rattlers Run, maybe next year. What is the track like? How is the camping (Big K kinda spoiled us!)?

Next event for us, Luke and I are planning to...
Forum: Racing 08-11-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Dave, yes I'm ok, just sore, thanks for asking....

Dave, yes I'm ok, just sore, thanks for asking. Every crash for the last 3 years has been left-side head, neck, or shoulder, this was no exception. Cory has film of the crash, he said he would post...
Forum: Racing 08-11-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Race Report Bg K 2014

Cliff Mee, Debbie Poole, Dick and Kay Mann, Tom Bentley and many others put on a great AHRMA show at the Elkton Big K Ranch Vintage Trial and MX this year.

The scenery and camping is amazing, on...
Forum: Racing 08-04-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
It Lives!

CV Carbs are on and working, bike is pretty much ready for Big K Ranch;

http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Cars/Keihin-722A-Rebuild/i-dz8kvPV/0/S/IMG_0673-S.jpg...
Forum: Racing 08-02-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
I'm a slow learner!:D

I'm a slow learner!:D
Forum: Racing 08-02-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
great! see you friday about 2 or 3 :D

great! see you friday about 2 or 3 :D
Forum: Racing 08-01-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Big K Ranch Prep and Other Stuff

It's been a very busy couple of months, and although I haven't been posting, have been busy in the shop and around the house.

1st things 1st; on July 1st I turned 60! I'm pretty stoked about that,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 54,249
Posted By LC Garage
1100 motor into 1000?

Do any of you know if a 1983 1100 motor would be a bolt in for a 1978 1000?

Thanks very much!:D
Forum: Racing 06-21-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Just had a similar situation with the sl350...

Just had a similar situation with the sl350 centrifugal oil filter cover. First try using a very fine punch or chisel and small hammer to try rotating the screws, often once the break loose they will...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Nachtflug, thanks, the blue bike has evolved...

Nachtflug, thanks, the blue bike has evolved quite a bit since this shot in 2011 and of course the white SL in the background is Oregon Coast's Mexican 1000 bike that was pulling duty that weekend as...
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
I love it!!!!!!!!! :freaky

I love it!!!!!!!!! :freaky
Forum: Racing 06-16-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Inspired by Luke's FearLESSness

Luke has been a good influence on me, he is unafraid to try anything or any project, and it's made me just a little bit bolder. This weekend I took on the task of cutting down the windshield on my...
Forum: Racing 05-26-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Probable Next Project Bike...

Last year we drug home a couple of SL350's that belonged to Tom Street. One was a stock low miler and the other was Tom's brothers bike, reported to have a Powroll big bore kit;
...
Forum: Racing 05-26-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
One Last CRR SS Pic

Courtesy of KurtW;

http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Competitions/SL350-Build-Summer-2012/i-53k6cBH/0/S/CRR%20SS%202014-S.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By LC Garage
Thanks for the great pics!

:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Racing 05-05-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Holeshots can be deceiving...

Lots of pre-event work; mx and trials bikes received lots of attention. Felt really ready but still had nagging doubts about jetting and launches. One decision made at the last minute was to insert...
Forum: Racing 05-05-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Niggles

Had the good fortune to meet Niggles this weekend, very nice guy and also quite a good rider as well;
...
Forum: Racing 04-28-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
No, didn't lose it, just showing what it looked...

No, didn't lose it, just showing what it looked like before I ground it into a slightly different shape and drilled a couple of holes for "lightness". Probably saved an ounce or less. My original...
Forum: Racing 04-28-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,235
Posted By LC Garage
So what you mean to say, is we need to RIDE?!?!...

So what you mean to say, is we need to RIDE?!?! :lol3
Forum: Racing 04-28-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Saturday Pics

Old man and his motorcycle;

http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Competitions/SL350-Build-Summer-2012/i-BJGgWvc/0/S/IMG_0317-S.jpg...
Forum: Racing 04-27-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Thanks Brother Mosley! With the carb tuning...

Thanks Brother Mosley! With the carb tuning finally coming around, the sound is amazing. Can't wait to launch this thing off the start line! :wink:
Forum: Racing 04-27-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
You are welcome to come out anytime! :D

You are welcome to come out anytime! :D
Forum: Racing 04-26-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Getting closer...

Another long but productive day out in the shop working on the SL350, prepping for the VMX in Crooked River next weekend. Adjusted the cam chain, valves, timing, clutch, replaced condensors,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 24,341
Posted By LC Garage
I would like to find some as well, we talked...

I would like to find some as well, we talked about welding up some wider pegs for the TTR, but some nice off the shelf units would be great! :D
Forum: Racing 04-22-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Carbs

Tonight reassembled carbs with new needle jets (P159 P-0) and mounted on bike.

Carb setup is now;

VM30 carbs
P159 P-0 Needle Jets
6F4 Needles
145 Main Jets
40 Pilot Jets
2.0 Air Bleeds
Forum: Racing 04-22-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
:lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Racing 04-22-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,235
Posted By LC Garage
59, will be 60 very soon. Started riding again...

59, will be 60 very soon. Started riding again about 6 years ago after a long layoff and was terribly out of shape, no wind at all. Rode a few races a year, gradually feeling better, but then got an...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
Progress

Lots of progress, decided to go ahead and eliminate the speedo drive gear while I was at it;

http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Competitions/SL350-Build-Summer-2012/i-ZvhNdW2/0/S/IMG_0284-S.jpg...
Forum: Racing 04-20-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 75,933
Posted By LC Garage
"Polishing"

Put a good long day in the shop yesterday and will be sneaking out for a few hours today, until I am drug away to the in-laws for dinner. :cry

The wire wheel has been getting quite a work out...
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