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Forum: Southwest 01-13-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 142
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Posted By Jerry
Rally Web Page

First draft of the 2018 Colorado Rally is up and running. The link is:

http://www.appleattic.net/BuenaVista/BuenaVista.htm

More details (routes, T-shirts, attendees) will be added as they are...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 12-13-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By Jerry
Just a comment or two on the XJ brakes. I had...

Just a comment or two on the XJ brakes. I had switched my XJ over to braided steel lines when the kits were available. Four lines involved: (1) MC to rear caliper, (2)MC to a junction on the...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-23-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Jerry
Take a look at IrfanView. It is free and has...

Take a look at IrfanView. It is free and has quite a few editing tools. Don't know about finding duplicates, though.

I use a pay-for program, Photoshop Elements, quite flexible but not free. it is...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-21-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Jerry
Yup, some fun stuff there. Appreciate it! My...

Yup, some fun stuff there. Appreciate it! My father ran D-8 Cats for the lumber industry in northern California in the late '40s and early '50s.

Working on my '53 Oliver OC-3 crawler tractor;...
Forum: Southwest 11-21-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,361
Posted By Jerry
Note on carbs: I ran my XJ (stock carbs and...

Note on carbs:
I ran my XJ (stock carbs and intake but with Jardine "spaghetti" 4 into 2 pipes and Jardine mufflers) and had very few problems with mountain riding. Sometimes I had to roll the...
Forum: Southwest 11-17-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,361
Posted By Jerry
Good time for riding in Colorado is late July...

Good time for riding in Colorado is late July into August, keeping in mind August is typically one of the wetter months in this state so showers are a real possibility.

I would suggest that a...
Forum: Southwest 11-07-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,361
Posted By Jerry
Also in the area but probably not a viable option...

Also in the area but probably not a viable option for a rally is Jefferson Lake. The lake is a volcanic caldera, quite deep, and is quite attractive. Two problems: Getting there includes gravel roads...
Forum: Southwest 11-07-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,361
Posted By Jerry
Glad to hear the Tarryall road has been improved....

Glad to hear the Tarryall road has been improved. Has always been a pleasant ride. The county had been working on it last time I rode that stretch but it was not completely done, apparently they...
Forum: Southwest 11-06-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,361
Posted By Jerry
I get through Fairplay quite often as my 7 acre...

I get through Fairplay quite often as my 7 acre mountain lot is near there, south of Como off Hwy 285. Saw some of the Hoffman crew eating at a local place, the Brown Burro, last summer otherwise...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-31-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,961
Posted By Jerry
For what it's worth, I use a product called...

For what it's worth, I use a product called Deoxit D-series in an aerosol can for cleaning all my electrical connectors. Seems to work well. Deoxit is also available in other series, G and S, but I...
Forum: Southwest 10-19-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,361
Posted By Jerry
Leadville over Independence Pass into Aspen then...

Leadville over Independence Pass into Aspen then north to I-70 east back to Leadville is a good day ride. (Route from Aspen to I-70 goes through several small towns including Glenwood Springs where...
Forum: Southwest 10-18-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,361
Posted By Jerry
Correction: East side of Cottonwood Pass was...

Correction: East side of Cottonwood Pass was paved a few years back so it is not gravel as I stated. Last time I was there it was gravel....
Forum: Southwest 10-18-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,361
Posted By Jerry
A few comments on Cottonwood Pass: East side of...

A few comments on Cottonwood Pass:
East side of the pass is gravel and quite passable, few tight curves and some good scenery. West side is the problem; that side is in a different county (Gunnison,...
Forum: Southwest 10-18-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,361
Posted By Jerry
One drawback is that there are few loop rides in...

One drawback is that there are few loop rides in the area; most trips would be out and back. However, there is a route that does make a nice loop: Starting in Nathrop: South to Poncha Springs, west...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-09-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By Jerry
Motoman: Damping works in both directions;...

Motoman:

Damping works in both directions; compression and rebound. Anything that affects either motion can be considered "damping" but as you know in an XS fork the major damping is done by the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-06-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By Jerry
Just a short note on air forks. My XJ came...

Just a short note on air forks. My XJ came standard with air-adjustable front and rear suspension. Air in the forks only changes one thing, and that is the point at which the forks will start to...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-19-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,768
Posted By Jerry
Update

For those who might be interested, I have created a photo gallery (http://www.appleattic.net/Galleries/oc3crawler.html) for my OC-3. Not much there yet other than some ads I found on-line but I hope...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-14-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By Jerry
Nicely done, thanks! Re frame reinforcement:...

Nicely done, thanks!

Re frame reinforcement: The XJ had reinforcement around the front of the frame trying to make the steering head more stable. along with a different rake, these changes were...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-11-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,768
Posted By Jerry
I am finding quite a few parts sources but prices...

I am finding quite a few parts sources but prices are pretty consistent among vendors, Can't be to many companies making these parts anymore.

Am trying to go inexpensive; the XH1113 is a Wico...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-08-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,768
Posted By Jerry
I already called these guys after going through a...

I already called these guys after going through a lot of search results. Very friendly folks and they gave me some advice. I bought an American Bosch magneto on eBay ($65.00 including shipping) and...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-07-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,768
Posted By Jerry
Update

The deal in Yreka fell though, on closer inspection the seller said he discovered cracks in the block and returned my payment.

I have acquired a 1953 Oliver OC3 through an on-line auction, one I...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-16-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,195
Posted By Jerry
Ken: I've enjoyed your company and posts...

Ken:

I've enjoyed your company and posts over the years as well as the "special" tools you came up with, like the carb pin removal tool. (This came up again at the Colorado Rally a month or so...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-07-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,768
Posted By Jerry
Had thought of this but will have several brush...

Had thought of this but will have several brush piles spread over the 7 acres and would really not have to repeat the process multiple times. Besides, toys are fun...



I had seen this on eBay...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-07-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Jerry
Thanks guys. I spent most of the day changing...

Thanks guys. I spent most of the day changing spark plugs in my '05 F150's 5.4L Trident V-8. A real PITA but it needed to be done. Did not break any plugs, a common problem this engine. Had a misfire...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-01-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,768
Posted By Jerry
Its my Colorado mind set. Anything east of Ohio...

Its my Colorado mind set. Anything east of Ohio is "East Coast" to me...
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