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Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29,609
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Posted By travis789
Yes, .4 to .6 of an inch my manual says. ...

Yes, .4 to .6 of an inch my manual says. Hopefully its just the cable. Mine was acting the same way and changing the cable made it fine. I would be surprised if the clutch were worn out already at...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29,609
Views: 3,663,142
Posted By travis789
I've had that problem because it isn't clear just...

I've had that problem because it isn't clear just by looking at it. When you're standing in front of the bike the tab on the black plastic speedo drive goes behind/under the aluminum tab on the fork...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 251,718
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

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New Tusk mid bend bars with tusk hanguards
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29,609
Views: 3,663,142
Posted By travis789
I'd make it looser. the lever should have slop...

I'd make it looser. the lever should have slop when its disengaged. That's the only way to know for sure the clutch is completely engaged. The knob at the end of the lever should move about 3/8"...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29,609
Views: 3,663,142
Posted By travis789
Great job!!

Great job!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-17-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

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Farkles installed, waiting for spring!
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 103,839
Views: 20,534,093
Posted By travis789
Thumb Really? I breathe on them a few times, shake...

Really? I breathe on them a few times, shake them up good and 15 minutes later toasty warm
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 103,839
Views: 20,534,093
Posted By travis789
I bought a ten pack of the disposable hand...

I bought a ten pack of the disposable hand warmers ('hot hands') at wally world for $6.50+-. Seventy cents for 10 hours of warm hands. Some folks don't like the feel of them in their gloves, but it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,378
Posted By travis789
+1 on this. Notice he says, "push". Not "kick"...

+1 on this. Notice he says, "push". Not "kick" through the tough spot. The only time I use the decomp lever is to clear the cylinder when the mixture is off during a hot start.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29,609
Views: 3,663,142
Posted By travis789
PnWadVRider, that is a broken off piece of...

PnWadVRider, that is a broken off piece of speedometer cable. To take the sheath of the cable out of the speedometer drive assembly (black plastic piece on the right of the wheel) you must remove...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 103,839
Views: 20,534,093
Posted By travis789
https://baltimore.craigslist.org/mcy/4820680166.ht...

https://baltimore.craigslist.org/mcy/4820680166.html

not mine
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
If I had known how warm it was going to be and...

If I had known how warm it was going to be and how warm my new gear was, I would've ridden Michaux today. Instead we did a loop around Prettyboy Reservoir
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,434
Sticky: Note to self:
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Posted By travis789
I had the same experience with a Bandit 1200s, I...

I had the same experience with a Bandit 1200s, I consulted the manual, 90+ ft/lbs, buy a new axle.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-23-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
I got out there and did 120 miles today, I saw...

I got out there and did 120 miles today, I saw one guy on a drz. I finally made it to the overlook on Hogshead rd. Washed the DR on the way home and the oil is draining in the basement now.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/023_zps70903f2d.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/031_zps44dc0f76.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/036_zps2393fd10.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/038_zps61008f45.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/032_zpsde1e6039.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-26-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
Thank you. That wrist looks painful, TowPro, I'm...

Thank you. That wrist looks painful, TowPro, I'm glad your healing time is almost over though.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/IMG_20140810_093530_322_zps94ad4769.jpg

Good gear did a good job. Lost the front end on Piney Mountain Ridge Road. I was able to ride it home.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
You are going on Friday this time?

You are going on Friday this time?
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
Piney Mountain Ridge has all gates open from 30...

Piney Mountain Ridge has all gates open from 30 through to the ATV parking lot, the section near the parking lot has a lot of ruts, fun riding.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
40.037020, -77.338908

40.037020, -77.338908
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,153
Posted By travis789
I like PB blaster. It stinks to hi heaven (like...

I like PB blaster. It stinks to hi heaven (like super pungent kerosene) but we used to have good luck with it when I worked at a place that specialized in '60s chevys. Spray a little in a cap and...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,514
Posted By travis789
Wow, those do look like they'd work well! Which...

Wow, those do look like they'd work well! Which model do you recommend?
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,514
Posted By travis789
I've been using Sennheiser ear buds for years. I...

I've been using Sennheiser ear buds for years. I have to wear ear protection at work so they get used 40 hours a week +. They are pretty rugged compared to cheap ones. The prices are from 20$ to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 29,609
Views: 3,663,142
Posted By travis789
Question run carb dry

I have the fairly common problem of hard starts when my DR is hot. I theorized that when the bike is shut off hot and sits for a few minutes, the heat from the engine vaporizes a little of the gas...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 29,609
Views: 3,663,142
Posted By travis789
i didn't get to try out my dr350 last night after...

i didn't get to try out my dr350 last night after cleaning the pilot jet, so after work this evening I decided to putt around the neighborhood and see if there was any difference. 300 yards away from...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 29,609
Views: 3,663,142
Posted By travis789
I have the stock gearing I believe, the 43T rear....

I have the stock gearing I believe, the 43T rear. The tach indicates rpm and speed coincide around 60mph=6000rpm (with 7200 rpm required for 70), and I do run at 70 a lot (to get to where I ride)...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 29,609
Views: 3,663,142
Posted By travis789
Thanks for the input! This afternoon I decided to...

Thanks for the input! This afternoon I decided to check my valve clearances and while I was at it I pulled the carb off. The pilot jet was completely clogged and the o ring on the intake boot was...
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,195
Posted By travis789
Do you clean the chain also? Thats the time...

Do you clean the chain also? Thats the time consuming part for me. +1 on maybe the chain is too tight. My chain looks like it has a ton of slack but when I put the adjusters up to the next notch...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29,609
Views: 3,663,142
Posted By travis789
Interesting. I ride a '93 dr350s and I only get...

Interesting. I ride a '93 dr350s and I only get about 45. The airbox is intact, and I've never changed any of the jets (but that doesn't mean the previous owner didn't) The plug is a healthy coffee...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,195
Posted By travis789
rear wheel alignment

I use a metal yard stick held against two points on the tire. Then notice where the forward tip touches the swing arm. Compare it to the other side, that will give you an indication of how true the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By travis789
neck pain

I had a bout of it this spring. I went riding in early April and it was pretty cold. I left early and it didn't get over 40F all day. Riding a DR350S for about 5 hours that day, some highway but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-14-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 217,071
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

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Forum: The Garage 06-10-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 371,175
Posted By travis789
tried to fix my horn

Turns out they're sealed up tighter than a drum and there is no taking them apart and reassembling them. Oh well, verified 12v at the wires and ordered one from fleabay.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-27-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 163,847
Posted By travis789
Romney, WV last weekend

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Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,434
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 324,464
Posted By travis789
I did that too. Sold a scooter to my daughter's...

I did that too. Sold a scooter to my daughter's boyfriend and he was having trouble with it. I was checking the wiring harness trying to figure out why there was no juice to the cdi when I noticed...
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,434
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 324,464
Posted By travis789
Eek Atomic Scrap Barrel

We have a scrap barrel at work and we heat up bushings and collars with an oxy acetyl rig and toss them in the scrap barrel. I was just about to drop a hot one in the new barrel this morning, when I...
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