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Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By desmo900
you could try reading my previous post for all of...

you could try reading my previous post for all of that info.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By desmo900
if the insert is not damaged and just loose you...

if the insert is not damaged and just loose you can use the installation tool to tighten it up. here is a link to the type of tool you need. its just like a PoP rivit tool.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,587
Posted By desmo900
Oooo Daddy wants!!!!!! Hummm do I really...

Oooo Daddy wants!!!!!! Hummm do I really need all 3 kids? Where are those child slavery forms.
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,259
Posted By desmo900
Z-racing in Huntington Beach California makes...

Z-racing in Huntington Beach California makes custom jackets, pants and 1 piece race suits. they also make custom motorcycle boots.
I had a jacket and boots made for me last year and could not be...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By desmo900
speaking as a man of considerable mass (320) I...

speaking as a man of considerable mass (320) I can tell you definatley get the forks and shock re-valved as well as new springs. You will see a Major difference in the ride and control of the bike.
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,803
Posted By desmo900
There are all kinds of hondas sitting at the...

There are all kinds of hondas sitting at the dealerships that dont sell. just go in a shop and look around at all the weird little cruisers they have gathering dust. When was the last time you saw a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,528
Posted By desmo900
I thought the reason for twin mufflers was to...

I thought the reason for twin mufflers was to meet the noise requirements and still keep a free flowing exhaust.
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,415
Posted By desmo900
BikePilot. What are you talking about? Uly's...

BikePilot. What are you talking about? Uly's get more like 50mpg. Mine gets 45mpg riding two up in the mountains.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By desmo900
Glock and many other hand gun manufacturers make...

Glock and many other hand gun manufacturers make the frame and grips out of plastic. I dont think anyone would worry about a Glock having fatigue problems, the are about the most durable pistols in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By desmo900
The stock carb has a Pilot air screw i think. ...

The stock carb has a Pilot air screw i think. Maybe reduce the air which would be sort of like going up a size on the pilot fuel jet.
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,076
Posted By desmo900
Regular forks have the small diameter portion on...

Regular forks have the small diameter portion on top and its much longer than it would be on a USD fork. This lets the forks flex backwards more so there is less loading on the steering head.

USD...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,076
Posted By desmo900
USD forks are much stiffer front to back on the...

USD forks are much stiffer front to back on the frame. That rigidity might be the source of the frame breakage rumors. Personally I prefer the standard forks on the XR with a fork brace added. I...
Forum: Beasts 02-12-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,558
Posted By desmo900
Avon Pro-Xtreme Rain tires. 120/70-17 ...

Avon Pro-Xtreme Rain tires.

120/70-17
160/60-17

180/55-17 :D

Has anyone tried these?
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,857
Posted By desmo900
I have the Precision engineering pegs on my Uly....

I have the Precision engineering pegs on my Uly. I love them. Very grippy, in fact almost too grippy for the first few days. You have to get used to lifting your foot off the peg rather than...
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,813
Posted By desmo900
Has anyone tried using a tire grooving tool on a...

Has anyone tried using a tire grooving tool on a regular 180/17.
I was thinking, why not add extra grooves in the same pattern as the existing grooves.
just double up on the stock pattern, maybe a...
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,677
Posted By desmo900
A Chevy Cavalier and a Cadillac both come from...

A Chevy Cavalier and a Cadillac both come from GM, but noone would ever confuse one for the other.

I would like it if someone could point out a single part on the Buell motor that is in a Harley...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26,642
Views: 3,772,081
Posted By desmo900
te610 power

Im planning to buy a 09 610 this spring to replace my xr650r.
Lately I have been seen people posting that they wish the 610 had more power. This is concerning to me, I was under the impression...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,577
Posted By desmo900
If honda did make a XR950R they would probably...

If honda did make a XR950R they would probably forget the electric start and then not offer it street legal in the US.
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By desmo900
The 650R is a beast for sure. I have to ask mine...

The 650R is a beast for sure. I have to ask mine for permission to ride it.
with a few mod's She does 98 mph gps verified.
I had to zip tie the radiator covers to the radiator to keep them from...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,557
Posted By desmo900
I ride my XRR all over Southern California. ...

I ride my XRR all over Southern California. Deserts, mountains, fire roads, single track, no track with elevations from sea level to 10,000ft. and the stock carb just cannot do this without...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,952
Posted By desmo900
its gonna be the Husky te-610 for me.

its gonna be the Husky te-610 for me.
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By desmo900
JefRo, How is the drive belt coping with the...

JefRo, How is the drive belt coping with the extra wheel travel? I have heard that the Uly has higher belt tension when the wheel is fully extended than the other Buell's. Will you need to replace...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,861
Posted By desmo900
I have a xr650r and have used Evans+ for years...

I have a xr650r and have used Evans+ for years with a 0psi cap. and stock radiators.
When I bought my bike it would boil over all the time in the SoCal desert. and the oil temp dip stick would...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By desmo900
the spark plug inflaters do not send fuel into...

the spark plug inflaters do not send fuel into the tire/tube. There is a diaphram in the part you attatch to the engine. The compression pushes up the diaphram and sends outside air through a check...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,101
Posted By desmo900
Each time I run in the canyon's at higher and...

Each time I run in the canyon's at higher and higher RPM's I seem to get better and better mileage and lower temp's. This past Sat. in Azuza canyon I hit the limiter twice. The bike seemed happy to...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,905
Posted By desmo900
Howdy. I had mayo in my tranny too. Thanks for...

Howdy. I had mayo in my tranny too. Thanks for the tip about checking the cable adjuster.
I thought Syn3 was engine oil and Formula+ was tranny fluid.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,463
Posted By desmo900
Im only 6-3" but i have a long torso and gorrilla...

Im only 6-3" but i have a long torso and gorrilla arms so I think i know what you mean by a "physicaly bigger" To me, most bikes feel like the bars are 1 inch in front of my knees, fine if your...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,193
Posted By desmo900
The XR-R holds nearly 2 quarts of oil with a...

The XR-R holds nearly 2 quarts of oil with a filter change. so its quite a bit more than some other off road bikes, namely the Orange ones.
My XR650R oil temp. never gets over 250 F. while riding...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By desmo900
Im glad to hear you finally made your pick... ...

Im glad to hear you finally made your pick...

I learned how nice the XR-R is on the road only after buying one too.
Try the Edelbrock carb, it truly is the best modification for your honda. ...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,438
Posted By desmo900
A mechanical presence, if you will. I like the...

A mechanical presence, if you will. I like the sensory feedback from countersteering, from braking, from the wind, from my thoughts...



Those are my thoughts exactly. I enjoy My Uly as a work...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By desmo900
HI, I would love to ride to and from the trail. ...

HI, I would love to ride to and from the trail. but I would not have enough vacation time to finish the trail ride if i spent 6 days on the superSlab.

As of today there are 3 people planning to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By desmo900
continental divide question

Howdy folks. I just love reading about all the people riding the Divide trail, and am planing my own trip for summer 2008.

one thing i have not figured out yet is how to get the bikes to...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By desmo900
Lets see your Leathers

Howdy folks, Now that I have converted to the Church of Buell, I dont think i can wear my Ducati jacket anymore.
Z-Custom Leathers is near me and does great work.
But im not sure what i want...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2007, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,458
Posted By desmo900
'07 Uly 80mph on the dial and 78.7 on the GPS...

'07 Uly 80mph on the dial and 78.7 on the GPS at 4000 rpm, 5th gear
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2007, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 963,192
Posted By desmo900
Here is my baby.

Here is my baby.
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,149
Posted By desmo900
I rode about 40 miles of gravel and hard pack...

I rode about 40 miles of gravel and hard pack with loose rocks the other day with my Ulysses, While its no motocross bike, it did pretty good.
The front tire did want to slip out in the sand. but...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By desmo900
thanks for the advice guys what is AFV and...

thanks for the advice guys

what is AFV and how does driving at 60 mph reset it ?
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By desmo900
Ulysses running rich

Howdy ya'll ! I have a few tanks of gas through my '07 uly now and i have noticed a few things.
1. it seems to run very rich. bogs a bit when you snap open the throttle, and the exhuast pipe...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,064
Posted By desmo900
I just got back from a weekend ride in the...

I just got back from a weekend ride in the mountains of Southern Cailforina on my new Uly. This was my break-in trip and i now have 745 miles on it. And i had a blast.

I have owned many...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By desmo900
uly 100 mile oil change

With every other bike i have owned i have changed the engine and trans oil at around 50 to 100 miles to flush out any metal filings from the machining and assembly lube and such.. most times there is...
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