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1  General Category / The Marketplace / Re: I wrote a book on flipping motorcycles for pro
 on: Today at 01:28:18 
Started by B-Will | Post by TrevorKlein
Initiating something rear isn't beneficial only for public but for the person too. Congrats for being an author, keep it up.

2  General Category / The Marketplace / Re: Looking for a battery cover
 on: Today at 01:25:45 
Started by EZPZ | Post by TrevorKlein
Numerous online stores are offering, you can reach them out for better shipping and quality pick up an authentic source.

3  General Category / The Cafe / Re: 2023
 on: Yesterday at 14:51:25 
Started by MMRanch | Post by Ruttly
Sonora Pass is tough too , lots of dumb riders. I’ve lost my brakes on that road several times , one time the plastic hub caps were melting and smoking , when we got it stopped , I said a great place for a picnic.  Grin

4  General Category / Rubber Side Down! / Re: The Bob Job
 on: Yesterday at 12:35:55 
Started by Raj | Post by zipidachimp
If you have access to a welder, spanning the frame dip from the end of the tank to the horns with pipe or angle can give you an extra 3" height. Ebay has plenty of seats in any style.
I bolted 2 straps across the dip and gained 2"+  height. All-in cost less than $40.
Cheers!  Cool
https://postimg.cc/gnk58077  too cold to finish it yet.

5  General Category / Rubber Side Down! / Re: The poor savage
 on: Yesterday at 12:31:27 
Started by SpamyToo | Post by splash07
I have owned my savage for 20 years, I am now 38 years old. It was the first thing I spent any money on when I went out on my own. I must admit I feel partially responsible for the lull in this forum. I stopped riding about 7 years ago because the carb needed to be rebuilt and, well, then I bought a couple houses and had a couple kids. I am looking forward to getting my bike back on the road soon and being more active here on the internet's greatest forum.

I do still think there is a lot of love out there for the savage (ls650, s40....) but forums are not what they used to be in general. YouTube seems to be the go to source for most people these days. Maybe time I started a savage specific youtube channel?

6  General Category / The Cafe / Re: HUMOR (jokes and such!)
 on: Yesterday at 07:50:29 
Started by RatdogWillie | Post by TheSneeze
Unfortunately true.

7  General Category / The Cafe / Re: 2023
 on: Yesterday at 07:45:02 
Started by MMRanch | Post by TheSneeze
The last time I went 88/89 I was towing my car hauler trailer with my 3/4 ton diesel truck.  Ebbetts Pass had lanes so narrow I had all of 3" on each side of my trailer tires before I was riding on the paint.  I picked up a vehicle in Placerville for a project I am working on (yes, another project!).  Instead of taking that white knuckle pass I came home via 80 through Truckee and Reno.  Wide lanes and more of them the whole way home.  The extra 45 minutes added to the drive was worth it!

8  General Category / The Marketplace / Re: Rebuilt Carb
 on: Yesterday at 06:33:11 
Started by Dave | Post by BangerAZ
Dave wrote on 01/18/23 at 04:23:05:
I know $350 seems like a lot to pay for a carb - but I have a lot of time and some money in making this carb ready to bolt on and go. It was stripped, ultrasonically cleaned, new parts installed. It has a new enrichment valve, new TEV diaphragm, new jets, new idle fuel screw, new float bowl gasket, new float needle, new O-ring on the float needle seat and stainless allen head screws.  There is likely $100 worth of parts in the rebuild.  Some of these Savage bikes are 20-30 years old and it is time for the rubber parts to be replaced (folks who complain about their bike backfiring when they close the throttle might want to replace the TEV diaphragm with a fresh and flexible one).

I can send you a PM with my email address....you can open it no matter how many post you have.  And to build up your post count you can always post some jokes in this old thread.
http://suzukisavage.com/cgi-bin/YaBB.pl?num=1374889488/948#948

Dave



Hey Dave - I didn't get any PM from you and still cannot PM.  I don't know many jokes to up my post count.

9  General Category / Rubber Side Down! / Re: The Bob Job
 on: Yesterday at 01:21:13 
Started by Raj | Post by TrevorKlein
Saddle Road Sofa reach seat would be best for you as you and above 6 feet people.  

10  General Category / Rubber Side Down! / Re: time to change rear tire
 on: Yesterday at 00:41:15 
Started by hotprops | Post by TrevorKlein
Need not to panic anymore, just pull your vehicle up, hold some tools, loosen the wheel nuts, exchange the tire with a new one and fix the nuts again....That's it not a rocket science at all Smiley





 

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