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Forum: Ride reports Today, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 446,242
Posted By Dblarrow
First thought is a T-6 Texan.

First thought is a T-6 Texan.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,103
Posted By Dblarrow
Dates

Just to Verify this is Thursday, Friday and Sat? Just Trying to plan a 3 week loop.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-21-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 357,162
Posted By Dblarrow
First thought - draw a line through the axles and...

First thought - draw a line through the axles and it looks like most of the trailer is above that - center of gravity to high will cause wobbling.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 284,660
Posted By Dblarrow
If you have enough swingarm clearance put some...

If you have enough swingarm clearance put some screws in the knobs, sheet metal type, short ones of course, and then you can play a bit better on the packed stuff. Just avoid the pavement or any such.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-15-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 357,162
Posted By Dblarrow
Any idea on the weight?

Any idea on the weight?
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5,253
Views: 1,355,012
Posted By Dblarrow
Okay question for you mechanics - tore the top...

Okay question for you mechanics - tore the top end apart and getting ready to ship to Eagle Mike for 685 fixings. The right side exhaust bearing and the cam shaft itself has some scaring. Fairly...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5,253
Views: 1,355,012
Posted By Dblarrow
Thanks guys, but no real answer yet. Sounds like...

Thanks guys, but no real answer yet. Sounds like some settling for less than what was wanted. No ideas on the db level of the stock set up?
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5,253
Views: 1,355,012
Posted By Dblarrow
Exhaust

Doing the 685 upgrade and need to do the exhaust also. Does anyone know what the stock decibel level is? Have an FMF on my 250 and think it might be a bit louder than I want to run when I ride all...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 54,856
Posted By Dblarrow
Yes, you can buy it, and yes it works equally...

Yes, you can buy it, and yes it works equally well on the grizzly bears.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5,253
Views: 1,355,012
Posted By Dblarrow
Understand the 688 is not available, will do the...

Understand the 688 is not available, will do the 685. Did the DO many years ago and unfortunately the cams are not in the budget this go round. Will loke up the timing mod.



Thanks, will look...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5,253
Views: 1,355,012
Posted By Dblarrow
685

Looking at doing the 685 upgrade on my 06. Just over 40K miles and burning oil pretty good.

Looking to see if anyone has a build thread (did a search and did not find anything)

Also wondering...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 140,035
Posted By Dblarrow
Exactly. Yep, just make sure your...

Exactly.



Yep, just make sure your gloves cover the sleeves and you have no problems. And a small velcro strap around the bottom keeps the water out there also.
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 140,035
Posted By Dblarrow
Its just the heavy rubber rain gear they wear in...

Its just the heavy rubber rain gear they wear in Alaska (fishermen and crabbers) or anywhere; sold in farm and ranch type places. Very tough and durable. My set weighs in at close to 5lbs. Pants are...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 140,035
Posted By Dblarrow
No real advice, you guys are traveling the world....

No real advice, you guys are traveling the world.

I have long since decided that the extra weight and bulk of the great yellow rain gear is worth having along to stay dry.

Mine came from an...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,121
Posted By Dblarrow
The roads open!! Did you hang around long enough...

The roads open!! Did you hang around long enough or head south. I will get to ride over on my way to Minn.
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 133,370
Posted By Dblarrow
Hope our ride out of here wasn't too wet. Have a...

Hope our ride out of here wasn't too wet. Have a great ride as you head on east.

Blessings, Chris
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 284,660
Posted By Dblarrow
One is stock and the other has just the engine...

One is stock and the other has just the engine upgrade and air box modded slightly. Seems to be a gradually get worse kinda thing. Will check the valves again. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 284,660
Posted By Dblarrow
Thanks, have done many carb checks and cleanings.

Thanks, have done many carb checks and cleanings.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 284,660
Posted By Dblarrow
Carb Issues

Have a couple of 250's one has been redone to a 330. The current issue is on start up - with the choke engaged, give gas with throttle and the engine dies. Won't take any throttle until warm and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 446,242
Posted By Dblarrow
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-06-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 357,162
Posted By Dblarrow
Pulled one through to AK in 2012. No problems,...

Pulled one through to AK in 2012. No problems, never even looked at it. Just concerned with bringing fruit into the country.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 284,660
Posted By Dblarrow
Thanks

Vaguely remember that. Think that is why I still have my old 650 shock. Will give it a go. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 284,660
Posted By Dblarrow
Rear Shock

Anyone have a solution for the rear shock? Rebuild or replace. Thanks.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-16-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 357,162
Posted By Dblarrow
[QUOTE=Haul Ass;23479848]And the body is starting...

[QUOTE=Haul Ass;23479848]And the body is starting to come togetherhttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/16/rumy9e8u.jpg




Looking alittle heavy, any idea on the weight?
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 11:02 PM
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Views: 284,660
Posted By Dblarrow
Had the same problem at one time. Turned out to...

Had the same problem at one time. Turned out to be the stator.
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 278,730
Posted By Dblarrow
Now there is an understatement. Boy Scout Motto...

Now there is an understatement. Boy Scout Motto "Be prepared" (for anything that may or may not happen on this trip, the last trip or the next one combined.)
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 278,730
Posted By Dblarrow
Think you need to try and convince Cal, that his...

Think you need to try and convince Cal, that his BMW needs a few cack style modifications to fit in when you go riding. He is my father-in-law.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 284,660
Posted By Dblarrow
Over Heating 330

I have the same 330 in an 89, makes for a great bike.

My daughter rode it to Alaska last year and we started having heating problems after about 6600 miles. Seemed to be losing water but couldn't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-18-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,884
Posted By Dblarrow
Ridin'

Rainy weekend, what to do? Take Jr. out around the ORV trails. Spent a few hours running around the trails, scouting some dead trees, (need some handrails) and playing in the mud puddles and ditches...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,884
Posted By Dblarrow
Maybe the snow is finally gone?

Maybe the snow is finally gone?
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5,253
Views: 1,355,012
Posted By Dblarrow
Have the truly classic Stealership around here...

Have the truly classic Stealership around here and refuse to do business there so online I usually go for oem stuff.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5,253
Views: 1,355,012
Posted By Dblarrow
So I have been hearing. Been running the K&N...

So I have been hearing. Been running the K&N since the bike was new, have over 35K on the bike now and no complaints with the filter. Can tell a performance decline when it needs to be cleaned.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5,253
Views: 1,355,012
Posted By Dblarrow
Foam Filters

An ignorant question.

I have been running a K&N since I have had the bike 7yrs. I decided to try the Notoil foam filter. Here is where my ignorance comes in. The K&N is stiff, self supporting. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 284,660
Posted By Dblarrow
As I say in my sig line WOW! There is such a big...

As I say in my sig line WOW! There is such a big difference between the 250 and the 330 it is like having a different bike. I have never ridden a real 350ish bike so can't compare to that, but this...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 284,660
Posted By Dblarrow
Obvious answer is to play around and it depends...

Obvious answer is to play around and it depends on what is off road.

I picked up a 16 tooth only to find out it already had a 16 tooth on it. I had been running up and down and through the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 284,660
Posted By Dblarrow
I have a 250 with the Cycle Works 330 kit. ...

I have a 250 with the Cycle Works 330 kit. Absolutely different bike. My son has a normal 250 and the 330 is so much more. Mileage is still really good also. I took my 650 and my daughter rode...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15,937
Views: 2,501,894
Posted By Dblarrow
PM sent on forks and clamp.

PM sent on forks and clamp.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 284,660
Posted By Dblarrow
Anybody just not use the overflow tank? Put a...

Anybody just not use the overflow tank? Put a KLX carb on my 89 and it has the choke knob on the card and the tank is in the way. Pulled the tank and plugged the lines and ran around the yard and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 209,945
Posted By Dblarrow
06 and Kawasaki is having their no interest sale...

06 and Kawasaki is having their no interest sale on new bikes. Never had a new vehicle and decided I was ready for a new KLR 650. Got approved for financing and it was simply a matter of going into...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5,253
Views: 1,355,012
Posted By Dblarrow
705's

Did the Alaska trip with the Shinko 705's on the rear. Just over 7500 miles. Did 140/80 on my 650 and did the 130/90 on the 250 - sized up. Only real dirt was the Campbell Hwy. I was overly happy...
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