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Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 01:28 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Eek Good trade. Some how I got off to thinking you...

Good trade.
Some how I got off to thinking you had a 'plastic' tank.

Welding it should give someone a good tank years of service.
However, if you did not have access to a welder--
JBWeld...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 11:56 AM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Would you try that weld method after the new tank...

Would you try that weld method after the new tank arrives?
I would be curious to know if that plastic is repairable and if it will resist leaking when repaired with superglue and baking soda.

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 09:31 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
There is a neat gadget you can add to the bike...

There is a neat gadget you can add to the bike that reads RPMs. An individual who post here routinely exhibited it within the past two years.
It is a wire that wraps around the coil wire and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 09:22 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
all is not lost--

GARO-
you may be able to weld the tank--
put a dob of superglue on the puncture and sprinkle it with baking soda.
Some plastics will respond; some will not.
You don't have anything to lose.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 36,565
Views: 9,552,837
Posted By revmaaatin
Yes, Watson, it is elementary.

If that it true,
and I agree with #79,
what we are seeing is that 'science' tops the riders best efforts.
Then again, I have a friend who claims counter-steer is a hoax.
shrug.

m.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12,175
Views: 2,652,327
Posted By revmaaatin
ACE Hardware as well as FASTENAL is a good source...

ACE Hardware as well as FASTENAL is a good source of metric screws/bolts.
m.
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12,175
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Posted By revmaaatin
hmm. I remember it was worse than a PITA....

hmm.
I remember it was worse than a PITA. shrug.
Wonder what I did wrong????
m1.
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 26,294
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Posted By revmaaatin
Thanks.

Thanks for posting that link.
m.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12,886
Views: 1,731,281
Posted By revmaaatin
WE INTERUPT THIS CRAIGSLIST CONVERSATION WITH...

WE INTERUPT THIS CRAIGSLIST CONVERSATION WITH THIS BREAKING NEWS-HIJACK....cough

Hi Blake,
It is always a disappointment when a machine fails below the normal expectations. sigh. I feel your...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-13-2015, 11:42 AM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Hi Blake, Everyone should be gun shy of an oil...

Hi Blake,
Everyone should be gun shy of an oil burner.
however,
How did you determine it was an oil burner?
2008 is the known 'problem' year.

The OP/VZK suggested the price at $3999...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12,175
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Posted By revmaaatin
What do you know about the history of this bike? ...

What do you know about the history of this bike?

Pen markings of this nature = usually from a salvage yard.
Duplicate markings, on each case half = show from the same bike.
Looking closely at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2015, 06:00 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
look closely at the right side profile; there is...

look closely at the right side profile; there is a huge (wet/burnt) oil stain on the #1 #2 exhaust pipe just aft of the oil filler...and I doubt it is the oil filler that making that mess. ...
Forum: Hacks 02-05-2015, 05:25 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
I have never ridden a motorcycle I did not like. ...

I have never ridden a motorcycle I did not like.
There are those I liked better than others.
and a few...
that one ride was enough,
and a few others,
I declined. shrug.
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26,294
Views: 4,716,953
Posted By revmaaatin
For the question you asked, and few you did not...

For the question you asked, and few you did not ask. (grin).

You did good taking someone who has experience;
Q. Have you ridden this 'type' of bike before; ride your buddies bike a few miles...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26,294
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Posted By revmaaatin
Good advice-- Rattle Gun, aka impact gun...

Good advice--
Rattle Gun, aka impact gun (electric or air), OFF/REMOVAL
Manual ratchet, speed wrench, then torque wrench, ON/INSTALL.

Read torque specs twice, tighten once:
NEVER confuse...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-03-2015, 02:31 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Odd they did not post the mileage... A very...

Odd they did not post the mileage...
A very beautiful machine.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 36,565
Views: 9,552,837
Posted By revmaaatin
Where is the Ural? Yeah, in FL. grin.

Isn't that perfect Ural wx?
m.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26,294
Views: 4,716,953
Posted By revmaaatin
https://www.thumpertalk.com/shop/ThumperTalk-DRZ-C...

https://www.thumpertalk.com/shop/ThumperTalk-DRZ-Case-Shields-Combo-Pack-p2006766599.html

Ive dropped mine multiple times and with the case covers theres never a issue of the shifter punching...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 11:09 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
will this work?

Just for the sake of discussion; it beats shoveling snow. wink.
Will this work? shrug. or is it just the beating the dog?

One thing I did with a difficult application years ago, in a land...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 11:28 AM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Have you tried rerouting the clutch cable? ...

Have you tried rerouting the clutch cable?
Rerouting the clutch cable will/should help; the cable does not have to go in front of the handle bars. Try routing it in front of the instrument...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 03:36 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Gen 1 = 2007 and earlier Gen 2 =2008+ ...

Gen 1 = 2007 and earlier
Gen 2 =2008+

IMO, A significant benefit of the Gen 2 cable is that it is a straight pull from the lever forward.
The Gen 1 Cable has a [miserable] armored 45degree...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-28-2015, 03:29 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
omy #1 reason to [not] buy this bike: ...

omy #1 reason to [not] buy this bike:

It's a 2000 Honda cbr 929rr. It has 21,xxx miles on the dash but had the motor gone thur less than 2000 miles ago (2nd time since I have had it).
m1.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 04:59 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Nicely balanced bike-

Jules,
You have nicely balanced your bike.
I especially like the lower CG you have attained.

Tell us about your luggage set up.
Which Wolfman bag are you using for the saddle bags,
and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-20-2015, 04:49 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
sshhhh. It is a very nice looking, $1400 bike....

sshhhh.
It is a very nice looking, $1400 bike.

m.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 11:39 AM
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Posted By revmaaatin
[QUOTE=markk53;25975897]I'm working on figuring a...

[QUOTE=markk53;25975897]I'm working on figuring a way to do a RotoPax without a rack or maybe one on the side below the overflow/battery, making the bracketry if I can do so, on the cheap and making...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-19-2015, 09:35 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
and it still has OEM foot pegs. :fpalm

and it still has OEM foot pegs. :fpalm
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 26,294
Views: 4,716,953
Posted By revmaaatin
Perhaps this will help--

Perhaps this will help--
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Has anyone who has added a thermostat to their E had any problems with...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-14-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
juat a little odd-

This is a nicely farkled bike. grin.
I find it a little odd that it [at least looks like] it is equipped with an OEM from tire. head scratch.
Must have gotten that cheap.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12,175
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Posted By revmaaatin
I don 't have heated grips on my KLX250, at least...

I don 't have heated grips on my KLX250, at least not yet.
I do have them on my KLR650, and this is what I did.

Here is an alternative that I use every time I went to put heated grips on the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-01-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12,886
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Posted By revmaaatin
Oh, I know the answer to than one!

Yawn.
Yes, I have, and do, and will. grin.
You are right and so is he.
And I am in heated agreement with both you.

You know,
Sometimes, good enough, is good enough; = Price points, budget,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2014, 05:18 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
[QUOTE=BravoTango;25807675]Go watch the video and...

[QUOTE=BravoTango;25807675]Go watch the video and give me a follow, got a new hero4 black for xmas so hopefully more exciting video up soon! (maybe not this intense)

I watched it!
Glad to be a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2014, 01:43 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Q. What did the brother first ask?

Q. What was the question the brother asked when all violent motion stopped?
A. Is my bike OK?

That was well recorded; hopefully ended better than can be expected. When the bikes start tumbling,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-28-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 36,565
Views: 9,552,837
Posted By revmaaatin
crashing is contageous

Yeah, silly crash stories--
I crashed, standing still in a NM rest stop. sigh.

I just finished riding the Great Divide Ride at Antelope Wells, NM. The trip home required an easterly heading on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 02:12 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
just guessing--

Just guessing, you have more than 120 days till 'real' spring.
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 01:49 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Best defined by ability

Quote:
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Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 09:25 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
lead shot also--

damping mediums--2 different attempts!
I used #8 shot in one set of steel handle bars, cheap tub calk in another set.
Both seemed to work.
Note: I used a 'calk-plug' in both ends to hold the shot...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-26-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By revmaaatin
That is hideous.

I say again,
That is hideous.
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 11:23 AM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Read the voltage with a volt meter.

Thanks Zedro-
Good advice here!

Check the battery voltage before battery tending.
Optimum voltage will be 12.6.
If it is below, charge it, then recheck it immediately after removing the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12,175
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Posted By revmaaatin
here is what I do--

AS per suggestions in the thread,
Fuel on
Start cranking,
THEN
pull the choke/enricher.
Do not add any throttle until it starts.
Anything other than that, I get the same results as you. grin.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 36,565
Views: 9,552,837
Posted By revmaaatin
Yeah, that helps. Don't quite understand, the...

Yeah, that helps.
Don't quite understand, the 'want to try again' part of the post. shrug.

It all fits under the guise of situational awareness...= not being completely cognitive of your...
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