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Forum: Dirtbikes, ATVs, ETC 09-10-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By gots_a_sol
So I actually rode this bike over the weekend...

So I actually rode this bike over the weekend back to back with my Husky and my riding buddies are saying I was noticeably faster on the yz-f. Interesting. Guess I'll throw a few bucks at this bike...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 08-07-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 29,389
Posted By gots_a_sol
Seems to have cleaned up some exhaust smoke and...

Seems to have cleaned up some exhaust smoke and EGTs also appear to be down a little bit. Makes sense if the old filter was a restriction.
Forum: Dirtbikes, ATVs, ETC 08-07-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 42,387
Posted By gots_a_sol
https://photos.smugmug.com/Mobile-uploads/i-jbNWCL...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Mobile-uploads/i-jbNWCLt/0/f8ef391d/L/20170806_174534-L.jpg


I got tired of there being nobody entered in C-200 so I switched over to C-Vet (30+). I feel like I...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 08-04-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 29,389
Posted By gots_a_sol
Old puny air filter that I've been running. It...

Old puny air filter that I've been running. It was probably too small for this engine.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Excursion/i-xvk5X4m/0/9219cf88/L/20170804_110755-L.jpg

New filter. This is the...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 08-03-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
Fiero column ...

Fiero column

https://photos.smugmug.com/International-/i-nCJtcsk/0/1115df20/L/20170803_122503-L.jpg
Forum: Build/Fab Section 08-02-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
Speaking of latches, these showed up today. The...

Speaking of latches, these showed up today. The big ones and plates are for the doors, the mini ones I'm going to try and use for the hood latches.
...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 08-01-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
I actually really like the miata handles. I'm...

I actually really like the miata handles. I'm just not sure how it would look on the truck as I'll still have the oem turn style handles on the hood (although I did buy some new latches to experiment...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 07-29-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
I'm also trying to figure out exterior door...

I'm also trying to figure out exterior door handles. I don't like the turn style the truck has oem (plus they are damaged). Shaved doors are a pain in the ass, so that isn't happening either. So I'm...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 07-29-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
Working getting a floor back in here. It isn't...

Working getting a floor back in here. It isn't the most beautiful thing ever, but it'll do the job.

https://photos.smugmug.com/International-/i-s5xb4fz/0/6ebb686d/L/20170729_165207-L.jpg

The...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 07-25-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 29,389
Posted By gots_a_sol
At least the drums on this truck are soley for...

At least the drums on this truck are soley for the parking brake. I have the parts in hand to fix it, but I need to pull the entire axle/hub off to get to the backing plate and I'm much too lazy to...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 07-23-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
Craigslist deal of the day. 4 seats, 2 4-point...

Craigslist deal of the day. 4 seats, 2 4-point harness, and the console for $400. Plus $20 for my buddy to pick them up for me since I was on call all weekend.
...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 07-21-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 29,389
Posted By gots_a_sol
The Ex has needed brakes for a while now as a...

The Ex has needed brakes for a while now as a rear rotor was shaking the truck to death whenever you used the brakes. Finally had a little money to order the parts this week and the rear rotors/pads...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 07-18-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
Some shaky cell phone video of wheels spinning...

Some shaky cell phone video of wheels spinning :laughing:

Stock unmodified wheel

https://photos.smugmug.com/International-/i-hBXtCDJ/0/4ff873ef/1280/20170718_175734-1280.mp4


My modified...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 07-16-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
While cruising around the internets, I found...

While cruising around the internets, I found something I might do for the front bumper. These trucks do look good all smoothed out, but I wanted something on the front to protect a little.

...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 07-16-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
It has been a rough week, I didn't get anything...

It has been a rough week, I didn't get anything done on the truck at all other than showing it off a bit for a lot of folks that hadn't seen it in person yet.


My father will be watching my...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 07-10-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
Oil filter issue seems to be resolved. ...

Oil filter issue seems to be resolved.

Original part

https://photos.smugmug.com/International-/i-hpvGb63/0/9bdaf09c/L/20170620_210235-L.jpg

Aftermarket part, not much better :( It fit, but...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 07-08-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
Got some lathe practice in today. The engine I'm...

Got some lathe practice in today. The engine I'm swapping in to the IH has ports on the front corners of the heads for coolant flow. They tie together and feed the upper radiator hose. The stock...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 07-07-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
More wheels to modify. Tire size I've (currently)...

More wheels to modify. Tire size I've (currently) settled on is 255/45-18 which is right at 27" tall. The rollers I have on there now are that height and fill out the wheel wells nicely so I wanted...
Forum: Dirtbikes, ATVs, ETC 07-05-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 42,387
Posted By gots_a_sol
Yes, lot of new euro 125's coming out for 2018....

Yes, lot of new euro 125's coming out for 2018. Good time to be a small bore guy :D


Supposedly that Beta has room to go up to 200cc. Very interested in that bike.


I've only ever seen 2 TM's...
Forum: Dirtbikes, ATVs, ETC 07-04-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 42,387
Posted By gots_a_sol
Put it all back together and kicked it over a...

Put it all back together and kicked it over a bunch and bunch of times. I can see it starting to bend and a tiny crack forming on one side. Ugh, I just want to set it on fire.
Forum: Dirtbikes, ATVs, ETC 07-04-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 42,387
Posted By gots_a_sol
Yes. This shaft lasted less than a year. At least...

Yes. This shaft lasted less than a year. At least I was just at a buddy's property screwing around and not in a race this time.


I'm going to try this and see what happens. I already have it all...
Forum: Build/Fab Section 07-03-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
Went back to the start of the thread and fixed a...

Went back to the start of the thread and fixed a bunch of pics that were on Photobucket. Jesus that is a pain.


Not sure if it is worth the effort in to other threads :(
Forum: Build/Fab Section 06-30-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
My test wheel showed up today. 18x8. Unmodified,...

My test wheel showed up today. 18x8. Unmodified, it would need a 4" spacer to fit correctly :eek:

https://photos.smugmug.com/International-/i-rJGpzXJ/0/4c6ffe49/L/20170630_120621-L.jpg

...
Forum: Dirtbikes, ATVs, ETC 06-29-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 42,387
Posted By gots_a_sol
:mad: ...

:mad:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Mobile-uploads/i-QJRgnkB/0/4b2b81b3/L/20170629_143448-L.jpg
Forum: Build/Fab Section 06-27-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,813
Posted By gots_a_sol
Headers came in. Not as huge of an improvement as...

Headers came in. Not as huge of an improvement as I was hoping on the drivers side. At least it isn't sitting on the control arm anymore. Worst case I can probably cut and reweld the #1 primary to...
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