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Forum: The Garage 02-18-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,988
Posted By xcflyn
No machine yet. But let me tell you, I certainly...

No machine yet. But let me tell you, I certainly would not buy one through AHP Amazon. When I found it cheaper on ebay and cancelled the order with Amazon, AHP said they would refund the money (after...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 375,065
Posted By xcflyn
So I find one bad - really bad fork seal, easy...

So I find one bad - really bad fork seal, easy fix. Had a fuel pump and lines put in it about 1000 miles ago, but strong smell of fuel, clearly I need to dig in, but is there anything common to look...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 375,065
Posted By xcflyn
2003 -r1150rt

Hello,
On BMW #8 - but the time between #7 and this one has been a few long years. I am really a dirt/dual sport rider at heart, but my wife really wanted me to get a road bike to add to my 4 other...
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,988
Posted By xcflyn
[QUOTE=dorkpunch;26146343]This is what I'm...

[QUOTE=dorkpunch;26146343]This is what I'm talking about... 50% of the things I read say use green for aluminum, 50% say either red or that it doesn't matter...

Well if you want one answer then...
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,988
Posted By xcflyn
Easy way to remember. Red for ferrous material /...

Easy way to remember. Red for ferrous material / green for non. You never want blue balls but you do want a green ball :D.
sharpen your tungsten with the grain.
A good way to get a nice ball on...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,988
Posted By xcflyn
Well please let me add my spin on this. I have...

Well please let me add my spin on this. I have owned and worked in fabrication/machine shops and currently still own one. I have had the privilege of getting special treatment from Miller in one of...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,071
Posted By xcflyn
This has sparked my interest, always running high...

This has sparked my interest, always running high end machines I decided to research this to potentially put in my home shop. I read a lot of good on this machine and to price is pretty dang low. My...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,071
Posted By xcflyn
Don't think it was mentioned ; keep your filler...

Don't think it was mentioned ; keep your filler in the shielding gas as you weld, I do it when tig welding everything but it is most important when doing aluminum. My filler never gets more then 3/8"...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By xcflyn
I have installed a bunch and if you have the...

I have installed a bunch and if you have the tools , which if you are a machinist you will, its pretty easy. You need to make sure they are installed correctly if you want them to work right and last...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4,676
Views: 1,590,331
Posted By xcflyn
I would be in too if we can get the price right,...

I would be in too if we can get the price right, discount on units plus a single ship charge would be nice !
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 143,345
Posted By xcflyn
Brass in Aluminum - if threads are correct , you...

Brass in Aluminum - if threads are correct , you can probably get away with no thread seal. I say probably because I am not sure how heat effects it. But we made many air manifolds for 125PSI and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-19-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,151
Posted By xcflyn
I agree !

I agree !
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 14,910
Posted By xcflyn
Out of laziness and a lack of spare time to read...

Out of laziness and a lack of spare time to read all other posts , I wont go into detail that's most likely been covered. But my latest situation was that we are out of real estate in my current shop...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-18-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,024
Posted By xcflyn
Mancos, Co We ride ...

Mancos, Co

We ride
http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy7/xcflyn/DSC00253.jpg (http://s772.photobucket.com/user/xcflyn/media/DSC00253.jpg.html)

She rides...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,068
Posted By xcflyn
Does that filter set from power sports warehouse...

Does that filter set from power sports warehouse come with everything needed to do a filter swap ? They show it for $105 right now which is about the best I found, Cant seem to locate the water...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21,247
Views: 2,536,802
Posted By xcflyn
Super Plush doing it right !

Well I finally set a side a little down time for the 690. I have a couple other KTMs to fill the gap so it was not too terrible, plus the fact most of the trails that we ride in the winter got snow...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By xcflyn
I vote 13. I held off for a nice used 13 and am...

I vote 13. I held off for a nice used 13 and am very happy. The only real complaint is the front suspension sucks ! The rear is ok for a #160 rider, but I suffered for the first summer and tried to...
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 143,345
Posted By xcflyn
Its a break down pole for a jack. We machine...

Its a break down pole for a jack. We machine these and I used red during prototyping but it failed after repeated stress loading (all directions) . So I am looking for a better solution , maybe black...
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 143,345
Posted By xcflyn
Did I kill this thread :scratch. Im sure someone...

Did I kill this thread :scratch. Im sure someone has the answer.
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 143,345
Posted By xcflyn
stainless - 6061

We are threading 5/8-11 stainless studs into 6061 . The studs see torsional load along with compression & torque. They are used in a connection so we need them to stay in location permanently. What...
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4,621
Views: 636,070
Posted By xcflyn
4" disk grinder=most dangerous tool in the shop...

4" disk grinder=most dangerous tool in the shop as far as getting hurt.
Lathe - the bigger the more dangerous, when they bite it can be deadly.

in my 30+ years in the trades its my eyes and ears...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,676
Views: 1,590,331
Posted By xcflyn
The day started out with the intention to just go...

The day started out with the intention to just go look for some elk hunting spots and turned into more of a exploring day on the bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-02-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By xcflyn
Im in Mancos but have a business in Durango , can...

Im in Mancos but have a business in Durango , can give you a spot to do your work at my house: tools everything you need- even be able to drag a trailer to town if Monday isn't too late and get you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-31-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19,346
Views: 8,056,438
Posted By xcflyn
http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy7/xcflyn/Mobi...

http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy7/xcflyn/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-07/20140726_182823_zpsn46nnmur.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,362
Posted By xcflyn
WOW- this thread goes on (and on and on) , so I...

WOW- this thread goes on (and on and on) , so I may as well jump in.
I own a 690R - a 990R - and a 450 exc. Love all 3 of them, guess what ? I still want a 250 2 stroke and a ST1300. For Gods sake -...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By xcflyn
My 2011 has been bullet proof. 160 hours- valves...

My 2011 has been bullet proof. 160 hours- valves still in spec, no major problems. Maybe I am lucky ?
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4,676
Views: 1,590,331
Posted By xcflyn
out and about today. Hitting some of the areas...

out and about today. Hitting some of the areas around Boggy Draw
http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy7/xcflyn/Mobile%20Uploads/20140622_113046_zpsz22fxr8j.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,695
Posted By xcflyn
The 990 ...

The 990
http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy7/xcflyn/DSC01703.jpg (http://s772.photobucket.com/user/xcflyn/media/DSC01703.jpg.html)
The 690
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21,247
Views: 2,536,802
Posted By xcflyn
your quote fits me pretty close, 43 years of...

your quote fits me pretty close, 43 years of riding and I still suck -KTM made me look like a better rider,crash going a even faster, and I do heal slower-but I sure do love to ride, hope theres...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21,247
Views: 2,536,802
Posted By xcflyn
auto clutch compare

going to ask something that has probably been asked in the past. But here it goes :hide . How close is say a Rekluse for a 990 or 450 to fitting a 690. I have had my 990 and 450 baskets apart but not...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4,676
Views: 1,590,331
Posted By xcflyn
hit some trails by Mancos (echo basin). old...

hit some trails by Mancos (echo basin).
old mine just below tree line -still snow above tree line
http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy7/xcflyn/Mobile%20Uploads/20140616_182224_zpseivmwocn.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By xcflyn
I too can offer in Mancos area. PM if you still...

I too can offer in Mancos area.
PM if you still need a spot to park
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4,676
Views: 1,590,331
Posted By xcflyn
Riding in my neck of the woods. Aspen loop...

Riding in my neck of the woods. Aspen loop outside Mancos.http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy7/xcflyn/Mobile%20Uploads/20140531_132524_zpsxqdwh9uq.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21,247
Views: 2,536,802
Posted By xcflyn
I used the front and it worked so you are...

I used the front and it worked so you are correct- it doesnt matter.
The only thing I found "interesting" was it took a while of playing around to get the can to sit straight and orientate to mid...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-23-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,326
Posted By xcflyn
Just going to put it out there on this thread...

Just going to put it out there on this thread (seems to fit).
But I am one of the owners of a Fabrication business and we are looking for a couple people. We are located in what I consider one of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-18-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 38,898
Posted By xcflyn
I just got done with plating a out of state bike...

I just got done with plating a out of state bike in Durango and can say that they were pretty sticky, and this was a street titled bike from AZ. Took a few trips including one time mail back to the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4,676
Views: 1,590,331
Posted By xcflyn
Looking Sweet :thumb

Looking Sweet :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4,676
Views: 1,590,331
Posted By xcflyn
Bike does everything, even walks on water -nice...

Bike does everything, even walks on water -nice pic
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4,676
Views: 1,590,331
Posted By xcflyn
Ran down to north NM and ran some desert single...

Ran down to north NM and ran some desert single track in the morning.
http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy7/xcflyn/20140510_120117_zpsrzxijoax.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,676
Views: 1,590,331
Posted By xcflyn
Dumb question - not really for "show your bike" -...

Dumb question - not really for "show your bike" - but . . .
Does any one know the total cost of the evo2 kit -fairing,tanks, all : with everything needed start to finish?
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