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Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 1,097,520
Posted By JB44
Good advice. You can order the 130 Teikei jet at...

Good advice. You can order the 130 Teikei jet at any Yamaha dealer, or an online OEM parts vendor.

Shimming the main jet needle helped my TW.

As mentioned, all the info you need for tuning the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 1,097,520
Posted By JB44
This one had 8,000 miles on it and could go more...

This one had 8,000 miles on it and could go more looking at the tread.

I changed it because it was 7 years old and hard as a rock.
...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,630
Posted By JB44
Here's my install of the Lzrdcooler adapter on my...

Here's my install of the Lzrdcooler adapter on my TW200. Very pleased with the outcome.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e341/mascioj/2005%20Yamaha%20TW200/Oil%20Cooler/oilcooler20.jpg

jb
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 1,097,520
Posted By JB44
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e341/mascioj/200...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e341/mascioj/2005%20Yamaha%20TW200/TW200%20carb/plugremoved.jpg

jb
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 1,097,520
Posted By JB44
You can add the kick starter to the 2001 and...

You can add the kick starter to the 2001 and newer TW's by purchasing the stock parts from the pre-2001 TW.

They will fit. It'll cost you ~$200 US.

jb
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 1,097,520
Posted By JB44
I use the Cortech Super Mini Magnetic bag.

I use the Cortech Super Mini Magnetic bag.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 1,097,520
Posted By JB44
~31" stock, but can be lowered a bit with a...

~31" stock, but can be lowered a bit with a different shock.

jb
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,332
Posted By JB44
An excellent first TW ride. Glad you discovered...

An excellent first TW ride. Glad you discovered the enjoyment of the go-slow attitude.

jb
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,663
Posted By JB44
Yup... I recall you used have a weak spot for...

Yup... I recall you used have a weak spot for scooters then, too. There was this picture of a pink Vespa and..... someone tough and fine. :wink:

... also followed your posts on the RAT Forum......
Forum: Battle scooters 03-03-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,663
Posted By JB44
Nice looking scooter. One of my favorites. ...

Nice looking scooter. One of my favorites.

There was a time when you were looking "tough and fine" :wink:
...
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 535,269
Posted By JB44
Bonneville T-100 Wheel

Thanks for the estimate Woody. The wheel will be on the way as soon as I remove the tire.

Is there a preferred way to package or box the wheel?

jb
Forum: Vendors 02-27-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 535,269
Posted By JB44
'06 Triumph Bonneville

I feel the urge to replace the rim and spokes of my Bonneville T-100's front wheel (2.5 X 19).

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e341/mascioj/T-100/IMG_0890.jpg

How much to replace them with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 100,508
Posted By JB44
If it is a yellow-brownish goop, I've had it the...

If it is a yellow-brownish goop, I've had it the fuel tank of my boat. The tech at the boat dealership says it is caused by ethanol gas exposed to cold temperatures.

I had to replace all the fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 98,679
Views: 18,818,805
Posted By JB44
Kientech used to sell a Kouba link (from a KZ250,...

Kientech used to sell a Kouba link (from a KZ250, I think) with the holes drilled out to fit the DR650.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e341/mascioj/DR650/kouibalink.jpg

The link is no longer...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By JB44
I do quite a bit of trailering between FL and...

I do quite a bit of trailering between FL and NC... car tires are cheaper than bike tires. IMO, a chock or wood strips are essential to keep the front tire in place.

My setup... a Baxley chock...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 1,097,520
Posted By JB44
As with all carb work there is a bit of trial and...

As with all carb work there is a bit of trial and error, even on identical bikes.

The carb tutorial by Centerline I linked to in an earlier post, suggested using 5 (.01) washers as shims under the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 1,097,520
Posted By JB44
Surf, The tw doesn't have the hp/torque to...

Surf,

The tw doesn't have the hp/torque to pull that sprocket combo (15/47) in 5th gear on a steep uphill or in a strong headwind.

I was running a 14/47 with the stock carb, and was really...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 1,097,520
Posted By JB44
Not that I could tell. It just made more noise....

Not that I could tell. It just made more noise. It was so loud I only kept it on for one day, then sold it to another TW'er. YMMV

jb
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 1,097,520
Posted By JB44
I'm using Emgo Pro Guard... less than $50. from...

I'm using Emgo Pro Guard... less than $50. from Dennis Kirk, but many others will fit.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e341/mascioj/xracer/jb.jpg

jb
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 1,097,520
Posted By JB44
I put in a 130. Good performance improvement in...

I put in a 130. Good performance improvement in my riding area (west. NC) 1,500 ft to 5,000 ft in elevation.

The stock TW jet for countries other than the US is the 132.

Here's an excellent...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 33,249
Posted By JB44
I rode with Centerlne and did not think the FMF...

I rode with Centerlne and did not think the FMF exhaust was too loud.

Then I purchased one for my TW. I thought it was obnoxiously loud, and took it off after only one day, and put the stock...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,646
Posted By JB44
Mike, it was great to meet you and the other...

Mike, it was great to meet you and the other guys. Hope I got the names right. The memory isn't so great these days.

Hope it's OK to post some pics here.

TMO Dual Sport Ride

MiniMike, the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,647
Posted By JB44
Very cool cars. Interesting to see a high school...

Very cool cars. Interesting to see a high school beating out the universities.

jb
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,271
Posted By JB44
Hi Gerry, Don't give away all your secrets. ...

Hi Gerry,

Don't give away all your secrets. :wink:

And to TW is scooter-ish.

jbfla
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,072
Posted By JB44
NC Hillbilly, I'd like to add my thanks for...

NC Hillbilly,

I'd like to add my thanks for leading the way, and allowing this amateur rider to mostly keep up. I think I ride at about 1/3 your speed.

Most of the time I had no idea where I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-23-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,363
Posted By JB44
Burtonrider, Lots of good advice here. ...

Burtonrider,

Lots of good advice here.

If you are that unhappy with your job, I'd say go ahead and try out your plan. You will soon find out if will work out.

Try some other jobs along the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,428
Posted By JB44
" am i getting screwed??" I think you can...

" am i getting screwed??"

I think you can answer that question yourself.

You may lose any deposit you put down... but it's unlikely they can force you to complete the transaction.....then don't...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-14-2006, 08:54 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,271
Posted By JB44
Photog, You might try this forum for some...

Photog,

You might try this forum for some info:

http://tw200forum.com/forums/

In the Tech section, there is a discussion about sprocket changes, and highway speeds.

My son has a yam TT-R...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-03-2006, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,063
Posted By JB44
I agree. It's 300 lbs with a 150cc engine. Even...

I agree. It's 300 lbs with a 150cc engine. Even the Honda BR with the 250cc weighs 400 lbs w/fuel....not exactly lightweights.

jb
Forum: Battle scooters 11-01-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,063
Posted By JB44
Seba 150: ...

Seba 150:

http://www.scootersgeorgia.com/newseba150cc.html

I'd like to see a 150 in the lil' Ruckus.

jb
Forum: Battle scooters 10-30-2006, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,943
Posted By JB44
All the more reason to change fluids. If I...

All the more reason to change fluids.

If I don't find that used Yamaha soon, I be joining the Yamati ranks. Thanks Paper for the info.

jb
Forum: Battle scooters 10-29-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,943
Posted By JB44
There's a site I found that shows the oil change...

There's a site I found that shows the oil change procedure for the Tank 150 engine...no oil filter, just a metal screen located under the oil drain plug.

I don't know if the Yamati uses the same...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-29-2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,943
Posted By JB44
...showing my ignorance again... don't the...

...showing my ignorance again... don't the engines have oil filters?

jb
Forum: Battle scooters 10-29-2006, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,943
Posted By JB44
Breadman, I hear what you are saying. I've been...

Breadman, I hear what you are saying. I've been looking for a used Vino 125 with no success.

I only want to spend in the neighborhood of $1K, and a 50cc isn't an option.

Paper, thanks for your...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-28-2006, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,943
Posted By JB44
Yamati Scooters?

No offense meant to Paper's new ride, or to anyone else who has one:

Are they worth the $$$? I realize that they can't be in the same league as the same displacement scooters selling for 2 to 3...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2004, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By JB44
Hey. I've been there!

Rode that one just last week... and many of the connecting roads.

Thanks for the local knowledge on the condition of Martin Creek/River Rd. Will wait til I get a dual sport before I give it a try....
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2004, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By JB44
Saw them Saturday

Hey aardvark,

I saw those three delta wing ultalights on Saturday on my way up to Maryville form Madisonville. They had landed in a field next to a convenience store/gas station....was wondering...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2004, 03:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,189
Posted By JB44
Laugh Adv bike for me?

I'd love to have an advbike! Presently, my wannabe bike is an '03 1150R with Rickybars and Wunderlich crash guards. I've had it "wheels up" in a ditch at the side of the road. Once is enough. It took...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2004, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,189
Posted By JB44
Davis Creek Rd.

Yes, Davis Creek Rd connects to River Rd which takes you over the mountain and along the river to TN 165, the western end of the Cherohala.

I'd offer to go with you but alas, I'm only a wannabe...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2004, 03:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,189
Posted By JB44
Davis Creek Rd.

JoJo,

To get to Davis Creek Rd:
(It ain't easy, but here goes, and there IS a blinking light):

From the main intersection in Downtown Murphy (there's only one).
North (NE) on Tennessee St...
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