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Forum: The Garage 12-01-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,172
Posted By MagyarMan
My friend has a business that may help those who...

My friend has a business that may help those who need some metal work. He might squeeze your job in. Can't hurt to ask ! www.macgyvermetalfab.com
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-23-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 653
Posted By MagyarMan
I bought my Suzuki TU250x from Romney back in...

I bought my Suzuki TU250x from Romney back in 2010 ,Paid cash,They delivered the bike to my house in Glen Burnie Md. The title showed up in the mail a few days later. Went to the DMV Paid the MD...
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By MagyarMan
I would think that the 2014 or 2015 will be just...

I would think that the 2014 or 2015 will be just fine with the standard setup as the new spin on filter is "hanging out in the breeze" . The deep sump is overkill and could snag a rock or root when...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8,743
Views: 1,506,058
Posted By MagyarMan
Is anyone else unable to get onto TU250Riders.com...

Is anyone else unable to get onto TU250Riders.com ?
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,577
Posted By MagyarMan
For a day out of riding I have 2 tool tubes...

For a day out of riding I have 2 tool tubes (tractor manual tubes) and I put a bottle of water in each with a clean shop cloth to keep it from banging about. The shop rags come in handy should you...
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,349
Posted By MagyarMan
I have a 2007 yaris hatchback ,it's has lots of...

I have a 2007 yaris hatchback ,it's has lots of room for stuff if the back seats are down, 33/42 mpg.

My sister has a 1996 corolla ,ok size trunk, more comfortable and not as noisy as the Yaris....
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,725
Posted By MagyarMan
When I was a kid in the 50's my mom used to cook...

When I was a kid in the 50's my mom used to cook Taylor pork roll for breakfast. We lived in Baltimore. Ia that the same as you had?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 35,523
Views: 8,976,058
Posted By MagyarMan
V-twin trials riding ????

V-twin trials riding ????
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5,553
Views: 219,708
Posted By MagyarMan
Anthony's on 17th st in Ocean City is a good...

Anthony's on 17th st in Ocean City is a good place for eats. Great roast beef and ham sandwiches.It's where year round folks eat.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8,743
Views: 1,506,058
Posted By MagyarMan
I have noticed if I fill all the way up I get the...

I have noticed if I fill all the way up I get the strong gas smell,but not when I fill it to about an inch from the top. There is a seal of sorts on the cap ,but it doesn't seem to be a snug fit. ...
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By MagyarMan
I believe it may be a old time grease trap for...

I believe it may be a old time grease trap for containing grease and soap scum accumulation . Periodically needs to be cleaned out !
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By MagyarMan
How much out of round?

How much out of round?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,189
Posted By MagyarMan
For us frugal folk--As of this month Costo gas is...

For us frugal folk--As of this month Costo gas is a Top Tier Fuel.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,189
Posted By MagyarMan
I use Sta-Bil as My bike may sit for a few months...

I use Sta-Bil as My bike may sit for a few months in the winter. SeaFoam is just as good. I also use it in my generator as it can sit for up to a year before being used.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,619
Posted By MagyarMan
I attended the ISDT in Dalton Mass. USA in 1973. ...

I attended the ISDT in Dalton Mass. USA in 1973. Pretty rough going in the crappy weather. Even rougher for the East German team mechanic as he mistakenly mixed fork oil in the fuel instead pf 2...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 35,523
Views: 8,976,058
Posted By MagyarMan
I stopped liking Lotus after the Elan , Super 7 ...

I stopped liking Lotus after the Elan , Super 7 and Elite models . I must be very, very old!!!
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,543
Posted By MagyarMan
I have a different problem. My 2007 red Toyota...

I have a different problem. My 2007 red Toyota Yaris has clear coat peeling on the roof. I understand it is a problem on other Toyota models as well. Toyota says ,Sorry out of warranty. It usually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-22-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,801
Posted By MagyarMan
There are a few truly good folks about. What this...

There are a few truly good folks about. What this guy did took maybe 3 min. and will live in the old ladies memory forever!

Most good deeds take so little time,and truth be told makes the doer's...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By MagyarMan
I sat in the car of my dreams.when I was 19 a...

I sat in the car of my dreams.when I was 19 a friend and I went to look at a BMW 2002tii he was interested in at Hientz Bade's shop (retired Mercedes race car mechanic for Sterling Moss).

I asked...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,178
Posted By MagyarMan
2009 Suzuki TU250x speedo 85mph , real 80...

2009 Suzuki TU250x

speedo 85mph , real 80 mph

engine --- stock

upgrade sprockets from 15/43 to 16/41
(much less buzzy at highway speed and don't have to shift mid intersection from start)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,945
Posted By MagyarMan
Enclosed chain in oil bath is ideal,however is...

Enclosed chain in oil bath is ideal,however is very rare now a days. Manufactures prefer looks over efficiency-what a shame!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,663
Posted By MagyarMan
I attended the 1973 ISDT in Dalton Mass. USA and...

I attended the 1973 ISDT in Dalton Mass. USA and I can testify that it's brutal for man and machine. It's really the "Iron Man" of motorcycling. It's an honor to be on any national team and and more...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,831
Posted By MagyarMan
Do yourself a huge favor and get a Suzuki TU250 ....

Do yourself a huge favor and get a Suzuki TU250 . It has the vintage look (people always ask what year it is or what a great restoration job I did). It is faster than a RE,handles better,gets super...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By MagyarMan
I have a Suzuki TU250 and the transmission plug...

I have a Suzuki TU250 and the transmission plug looks the same as the oil drain plug. Some folks undo the transmission plug thinking it's the oil plug. If you find the spring make sure the plunger...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,255
Posted By MagyarMan
Every once in a while I try to scratch my nose...

Every once in a while I try to scratch my nose through my modular visor. I usually just laugh at myself!
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By MagyarMan
Do away with the bolt for many reasons ,just glue...

Do away with the bolt for many reasons ,just glue the flip flop on with adhesive---GOOP comes to mind!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By MagyarMan
Morris Minor shooting brake and a Hillman Imp....

Morris Minor shooting brake and a Hillman Imp. Saw a bunch of those race against Minis back in the 60's. Also saw Jackie Stewart race a Lotus Cortina in a 12 hour race , I think he was about 19 years...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 106,004
Posted By MagyarMan
At the age of 19 I had a solo crash that ended up...

At the age of 19 I had a solo crash that ended up in the gravel parking lot of a slaughterhouse. I was wearing jeans ,a sweater and tennis shoes. I had sanded down my ankle to exposed bone with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,367
Posted By MagyarMan
That's the kind of stuff that makes a better...

That's the kind of stuff that makes a better world. So little effort to do a good deed!:clap:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 35,523
Views: 8,976,058
Posted By MagyarMan
Yes and Romper Room!:clap

Yes and Romper Room!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8,743
Views: 1,506,058
Posted By MagyarMan
My BIL who lived in Hawaii for 27 years calls the...

My BIL who lived in Hawaii for 27 years calls the high prices the "Paradise Tax"!
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By MagyarMan
Going to make a visor out of a manila folder to...

Going to make a visor out of a manila folder to see how well it works . Then get a plastic binder as finish product material. Thanks all for your suggestions!
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By MagyarMan
GPS sun visor

I have a Garmin Nuvi 50LM on a RAM mount on my bike ,but my Hi-Vis jacket reflects off of the screen. I can't see crap!
Sun shields/visor--what really works?:eek1
Forum: Battle scooters 06-01-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,366
Posted By MagyarMan
Very nice job! Those black allen screws will rust...

Very nice job! Those black allen screws will rust in time. I wish Honda would bring the ct110 to the US.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8,743
Views: 1,506,058
Posted By MagyarMan
My TU does the same thing while trying to shift...

My TU does the same thing while trying to shift from 2nd to 3rd. If I ease out the clutch a bit then pull it in most of the time it goes into 3rd. I've often wondered if it's my big feet that...
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By MagyarMan
Try some "white" compound ,not the red stuff....

Try some "white" compound ,not the red stuff. then wax.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,373
Posted By MagyarMan
Had a AT1 back in the 70s,rode it to work...

Had a AT1 back in the 70s,rode it to work everyday .Used to ride in the woods on weekends and entered a 6 hour enduro on it. Only lasted 2 hours due to the bike shooting out from under me. Note to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,793
Posted By MagyarMan
Looks like a FIAT 124.?

Looks like a FIAT 124.?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,646
Posted By MagyarMan
On Italian bikes I use a good quality "virgin"...

On Italian bikes I use a good quality "virgin" Olive Oil. And to brighten the lights I use a drop or two of yellow food coloring.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,261
Posted By MagyarMan
Bought a 1966 R50/2 back in1971 when I was 23 for...

Bought a 1966 R50/2 back in1971 when I was 23 for $500 used, rode it for 2 years and sold it to my cousin for $500.
The I bought a 1971 R50/5 in 1973 for $1500 used. Both were very stoutly built...
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