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Today, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By smokinjoe73

For me I got the thumb adjust fuel screws and was...

For me I got the thumb adjust fuel screws and was able to dial out the popping. I don't mind a little but mine was offensive.

Have you turned your fuel screws at all? Mine was almost totally the...
06-11-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,140
Posted By smokinjoe73

So any pics of your custom air dams/ spacers /...

So any pics of your custom air dams/ spacers / setup? Sounds tuned to the job.

I have a k&n laying around that of course didn't ever work right.
06-11-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By smokinjoe73

For me I got the fuel mixture screws and richened...

For me I got the fuel mixture screws and richened the fuel mixture to the point that I nearly eliminated the carb fart/ stutter thing completely.

You may have to clean the idle/slow speed jets to...
Forum: Classifieds
06-10-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By smokinjoe73

So frugal with bandwith and pixels geesh. Guess...

So frugal with bandwith and pixels geesh. Guess there are kids in china with no bandwith at all.

Who wouldn't want to see a corbin? C'mon throw up some tantalizing pics!
06-10-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By smokinjoe73

I have not but just looked them up and they are...

I have not but just looked them up and they are pretty pricey. I thought the contis were kinda lower price point but they are way more than Dunlop roadsmarts. Surprising.
06-10-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By smokinjoe73

I have tb carbons and about once a year I need to...

I have tb carbons and about once a year I need to repack them to keep the db in check. Not sure if you have drilled the rivets and repacked but the packing is very short lived.
Forum: RANT!
06-10-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By smokinjoe73

HAHAHA this is a great thread. For me its...

HAHAHA this is a great thread.

For me its the dog owner thing. I have bred & owned dogs and NEVER imposed on others with them. They were small indoor dogs. But yeah I do own a big red stonking...
Forum: Classifieds
06-10-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By smokinjoe73

Hehe this is a very tentative noncommittal ad...

Hehe this is a very tentative noncommittal ad huh? Is the wife making you sell stuff?
05-26-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,158
Posted By smokinjoe73

Erik thanks, So my 950lb spring should not be...

Erik thanks,
So my 950lb spring should not be too far off for a 190lb rider?
05-24-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,158
Posted By smokinjoe73

Yeah, I have 2 spares but they don't have the...

Yeah, I have 2 spares but they don't have the spring rate on them. One is from an RC31 but I have yet to track down what the weight of that bikes spring is.
The other is unknown but I think its...
05-23-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,158
Posted By smokinjoe73

Hmm. So not hearing a lot of support for...

Hmm.

So not hearing a lot of support for spring rate info.

Ready?......GO
05-23-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,158
Posted By smokinjoe73

Oil leak? Anyone know stock spring rate? Been...

Oil leak? Anyone know stock spring rate? Been riding it in the time the Penske was built, seems super soft.
05-22-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,158
Posted By smokinjoe73

Spring rate?

So just got my Penske shock rebuilt by a race buddy at the track. He mentioned how strong a spring the shock had. It is a 950lb shock. I remember putting it on since I was always riding 2 up with 3pc...
05-19-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By smokinjoe73

Yeah its the main fuse. Get some spares & keep...

Yeah its the main fuse. Get some spares & keep them ON the bike.

Don't ask me why I insist on this.
05-12-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By smokinjoe73

Sounds good buy it. These motors sound weird...

Sounds good buy it.

These motors sound weird recorded since they are mostly bass in person. It idles smoothly and has no vtr hiccup so I say its fine.
05-04-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By smokinjoe73

So the result of this clean and lube on the...

So the result of this clean and lube on the swingarm is a WAY smoother ride (even with the temp stock shock).

Anyone who didn't just do this service should do it. I had a Penske double clicker...
05-03-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,499
Posted By smokinjoe73

It just seems you may overshoot the mark. Ive...

It just seems you may overshoot the mark. Ive spent a lot of time changing gearing on the racetrack and even a 1 tooth change was noticeable. I know the street isn't as precise but 4 teeth is a lot....
05-03-2019, 06:28 AM
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Views: 6,499
Posted By smokinjoe73

Squid 4 teeth at once? That's pretty drastic.

Squid 4 teeth at once? That's pretty drastic.
05-03-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,499
Posted By smokinjoe73

I always like these threads. I recently was...

I always like these threads. I recently was enlightened when I had to remove my swingarm of my daily vtr so was "forced" to ride my "B" bike which has a VFR800 single sided swingarm and CBR1000 front...
Forum: RANT!
05-01-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By smokinjoe73

BTW I fully respect you and your right to your...

BTW I fully respect you and your right to your beliefs, just don't try to say yours are more valid than mine. They are after all, just your beliefs.

Here is the truth about the crusades. The...
Forum: RANT!
05-01-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By smokinjoe73

Mikstr, YOU don't know for sure. That's all you...

Mikstr, YOU don't know for sure. That's all you get. You cant speak for everyone, sorry. You get one single opinion, no more no less. That's fair right?

I know God exists. I and billions of...
Forum: RANT!
05-01-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By smokinjoe73

FWIW Without God we are all just a cosmic...

FWIW

Without God we are all just a cosmic accident evolved by mistake and random chance from a rock.(!) So there is no good or evil just a bunch of events of random chance.

You accuse those...
Forum: RANT!
05-01-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By smokinjoe73

Just a factoid. More (way way more) people were...

Just a factoid. More (way way more) people were slaughtered by atheist regimes than ALL "religious" wars COMBINED.

Stalin, China, Pol pot, et al. That is why our founding fathers said our rights...
Forum: RANT!
04-30-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By smokinjoe73

Haha this is a great thread. I agree on the...

Haha this is a great thread. I agree on the savage aspect but respectfully request you dig a bit deeper research wise and see that the killings and beheadings are absolutely a result of the muslim...
04-28-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By smokinjoe73

Wow that's a serious timber gantry crane. Funny,...

Wow that's a serious timber gantry crane. Funny, I built a similar one for my motor swap but it looks so medieval over there in the UK.

Like you could use it as a catapult when you are done.
04-27-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By smokinjoe73

Naw if you are against stock tail section you are...

Naw if you are against stock tail section you are quite a bit wider than me tail wise. Plus in NYC I need locking stuff. But rarely use the sides which are 21 liters each, the top case is 52 liters. ...
04-21-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By smokinjoe73

Hehe yeah its not artwork but it allows givis...

Hehe yeah its not artwork but it allows givis tight enuff to the bike to lanesplit my way out of NYC.

I think the 2x6 subframe stands are slightly more cutting edge in my invention list.
04-20-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By smokinjoe73

Sorry for the dub pics. Cant seem to edit one...

Sorry for the dub pics. Cant seem to edit one out. This new format is tricky.
04-20-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By smokinjoe73

Finally did swingarm!

Well, yeah my bike get a lot of (ab) use. I ride every day and the roads are not cleaned every day so cant believe the muck and gunk that gets to the linkage.
It started squeaking and was not...
04-16-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By smokinjoe73

Not the outcome partially because of your 2nd...

Not the outcome partially because of your 2nd name? The clan?

Havent seen the end of Moto2 yet but Alex was doing well. I mean he has the best possible number on his bike.

I've never used a...
04-14-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By smokinjoe73

Stock shock laying around?

So my Penske is once again shot. They don't last that long between rebuilds it seems. Anyone have a stocker I can have/use/buy to keep me on the road while I have the Penske rebuilt? I somehow didn't...
04-12-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By smokinjoe73

Wicky that is a really long thread and the pics...

Wicky that is a really long thread and the pics don't come through. Good info & thanks.

Where did the bearings in the pic come from? Swinger or linkage?
04-12-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By smokinjoe73

I went ahead and ordered the swingarm bearings...

I went ahead and ordered the swingarm bearings but looks like the linkage may be the culprit. Hmm.

Wicky thank you for the link.

Has anyone done this job with a drift like head bearings or do I...
04-11-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By smokinjoe73

Swingarm/linkage

So time to lube my swingarm & linkage. Its been so long that I forgot whats in there. Do I need to press or tap out the bearings or just pack them with grease?
Partzilla for the needle bearings?
04-11-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By smokinjoe73

Aw man awesome! I used to use 2x4s, then tire...

Aw man awesome!
I used to use 2x4s, then tire irons, then me & the wife drove to the next state to pick up a harbor freight changer (when the motorcycle part was out of production).
But man this is...
04-09-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By smokinjoe73

Just had to ask, I have a 5yr old son now. We...

Just had to ask, I have a 5yr old son now. We bicycle to school every day & dirt bike after school. My race buddy whose a champion roadracer's son never wanted to touch a bike quad or sled. Its...
04-08-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By smokinjoe73

Keep us updated. I have one of his shocks on my...

Keep us updated. I have one of his shocks on my SSS VTR. That reminds me I gotta contact Jamie to see about a rebuild.

Oh and you waited til age 14 to teach him to ride?
04-04-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By smokinjoe73

Do you have the ignition on it? If so you can use...

Do you have the ignition on it? If so you can use the code under the gas cap and make a key by computer. The gas cap is pretty easy to pick by a locksmith so you would just have to take the tank to...
03-22-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 141,948
Posted By smokinjoe73

Awesome bike with so few miles! Do the...

Awesome bike with so few miles! Do the suspension, you wont be sorry. It needs it. I like the high mount carbon exhaust.
03-22-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 141,948
Posted By smokinjoe73

All right you are in! And the fastest color too....

All right you are in! And the fastest color too. Looks nice whats the yr/milage?
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