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Forum: Racing 01-02-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 17,359
Posted By dgunther
:clap PM sent! Thanks Brimstone!

:clap
PM sent! Thanks Brimstone!
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,590
Posted By dgunther
A great and inexpensive throttle lock can be made...

A great and inexpensive throttle lock can be made by doing a little mod to the Yamaha model Vista-Cruise. Trim off the tab that hooks on the throttle cable to prevent it from rotating. Then, drill...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-19-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,411
Posted By dgunther
+1 on Motions sucking. I ordered my OEM...

+1 on Motions sucking.

I ordered my OEM Honda parts online to avoid giving them my business. Not only did they charge about 30% over MSRP, they never had common seals, fasteners, etc. in stock.
Forum: Racing 11-26-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 48,307
Posted By dgunther
Isn't $2000 pesos $200 USD? Or was I paying...

Isn't $2000 pesos $200 USD? Or was I paying waaaaaay too much for Tecate when I was there? :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By dgunther
You might try the Thumpers section - Orange Crush...

You might try the Thumpers section - Orange Crush is for the twin cylinder KTMs.

Oh, and the 640 is great - I like mine a lot more than the KLR I had previously.
The maintenance is a little bit...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 48,307
Posted By dgunther
Jeff - We took your advice and headed over to...

Jeff - We took your advice and headed over to Alfonsia's after the race.:thumb
We headed out for San Felipe the next morning and Sammy and I ran into them right after lunch on Thursday. Apparently...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2007, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 48,307
Posted By dgunther
Is there still room at the Santo Domingo pit for...

Is there still room at the Santo Domingo pit for a couple of pit noobs? My buddy and I are going to be around and would love to lend a hand.
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,075
Posted By dgunther
I'm pretty sure you've got the KTM/Touratech IMO....

I'm pretty sure you've got the KTM/Touratech IMO. Programming instructions are in the 640 Adventure Owner's Manual.

It is a slightly different design than the IMO sold by Touratech for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-23-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 18,359
Posted By dgunther
I'm less than overjoyed with the TKC80s on my 640...

I'm less than overjoyed with the TKC80s on my 640 Adventure. They're fantastic on the street, but the front packs up pretty easily in anything remotely muddy. I've got about 700 miles on the rear...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 18,359
Posted By dgunther
Dammit... If all goes as planned, I'll be in...

Dammit...
If all goes as planned, I'll be in Baja that weekend. :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-13-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,358,442
Posted By dgunther
I've never seen a sportbike with pegs that damn...

I've never seen a sportbike with pegs that damn small. I swear that Austrians must be 6' tall with size 5 feet, 40" inseams, and stubs for arms and asses of pure iron considering the ergos of my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-13-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,358,442
Posted By dgunther
I've picked up from the will call at McMaster on...

I've picked up from the will call at McMaster on Saturday too, but I think you have to get your order in before close of business on Friday. IIRC, they have one person running the will-call desk and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-12-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,358,442
Posted By dgunther
Anybody know a decent source for metric fasteners...

Anybody know a decent source for metric fasteners around Atlanta that's open on Saturday?
I need some big-ish socket cap screws and Threads for the South and Fastenal aren't open until Monday.
:ear
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By dgunther
I've had http://www.procryo.com/ do some ceramic...

I've had http://www.procryo.com/ do some ceramic coating for me. They've done a lot of powdercoat work on my buddy's superkarts too. They're right off GA 400 in Cumming.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 89,668
Posted By dgunther
How to do sweet burnouts on your FJR in SDS's...

How to do sweet burnouts on your FJR in SDS's driveway.

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<embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/CN41XlD2CZY" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 89,668
Posted By dgunther
The unfortunate victims of the ride in on Friday...

The unfortunate victims of the ride in on Friday morning.:cry
Thankfully, no one was hurt and the bikes survived with minor scars.
(clicky for full-res images)

elchulopadre shows us how he feels...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-27-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 89,668
Posted By dgunther
All packed up and ready to go. I'll be...

All packed up and ready to go.

I'll be tagging along with Meathead and co. in the morning :clap

See ya'll a bit before 8am, right?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-05-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By dgunther
There might be a button that lets you see where...

There might be a button that lets you see where you can see where your Garmin GPS is while it's plugged into your PC (i.e. your current location), but not while your GPS is out and about.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-04-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By dgunther
Checking it out now. :thumbup

Checking it out now. :thumbup
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-04-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By dgunther
First timers to Baja

A friend and I are planning to go to Baja in November. Unfortunately, we don't have a lot of time and he doesn't ride (yet!), so this time we're going to take his jeep.

We plan to be in Ensenada...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-31-2007, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By dgunther
Not surprising. They also like to stand on...

Not surprising.

They also like to stand on the overpasses and laser you as you pass by, radioing to a waiting officer on the street below.

I see motors with laser hiding behind trees and bushes...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,358,442
Posted By dgunther
Right on! I'll be the guy laying on the ground...

Right on!
I'll be the guy laying on the ground with a big silver KTM on top of him!
:1drink
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,358,442
Posted By dgunther
I totally forgot I even brought my camera until I...

I totally forgot I even brought my camera until I got home and started unpacking :rofl

No time for pics indeed. Espcially when you're busy wondering where the hell you are and wondering why...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,641
Posted By dgunther
Wha? Is "still on?" a faux pas of some sort? ...

Wha?
Is "still on?" a faux pas of some sort? Or is there something *else* I need to add to the list of shit I don't know? :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,641
Posted By dgunther
Still On? :ear

Still On?

:ear
Forum: The Garage 08-27-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By dgunther
Very possible. It's not entirely uncommon for a...

Very possible. It's not entirely uncommon for a mouse/squirrel/dog whatever to chew the insulation on the wiring, creating breaks or shorts. Most residential phones are daisy-chained one outlet to...
Forum: The Garage 08-27-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,256
Posted By dgunther
If you do, let me know - I wanna play too! I...

If you do, let me know - I wanna play too! I lived in Corinth,MS since I was a little kid and went to college in Florence, AL before I got moved to ATL.

Off to go buy some new grease for the 640!...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,358,442
Posted By dgunther
Any idea what killed it? Not to be...

Any idea what killed it?

Not to be insenstive, but if you decide not to fix it and want to part it out, I'd be interested in the tank/seat/fender/front cowl and those nice big footpegs :evil...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,358,442
Posted By dgunther
Man, I should have put my blue speedo on for the...

Man, I should have put my blue speedo on for the swim back home. Crazy blowing sheets of rain so hard I had the bike leaned over into the wind just to keep it on the road. I was wishing I had my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,358,442
Posted By dgunther
*IF* you don't mind and I can drag my butt out of...

*IF* you don't mind and I can drag my butt out of bed in time, I think I might try and meet ya'll tomorrow for a ride. If I get in over my head or start slowing you guys down much, I'll bail out or...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,876
Posted By dgunther
Also, when filling up with the bike vertical and...

Also, when filling up with the bike vertical and a hot frame (splash and dash gas stops), mine will puke out the overflow tube due to the frame heating the fuel and expanding it slightly.
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,060
Posted By dgunther
That's the EVS, right? I tried on the EVS...

That's the EVS, right? I tried on the EVS Balistic Jersey before I bought my Koerta. The "armor" felt like milk jug plastic (very soft, thin and flexy) and the foam behind it was very soft. I...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,060
Posted By dgunther
mx1west.com and the tags on my Koerta show this: ...

mx1west.com and the tags on my Koerta show this:

Back plates: EN 1621-2/04 certified
Elbow and shoulder guards: EN 1621-1/99 certified
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,326
Posted By dgunther
Yabbut, Kenda 270's are only what - seven or...

Yabbut, Kenda 270's are only what - seven or eight bucks? :lol3

And you can pop 'em on yourself. Try that with some 190 section hypersport rubber - they got some thick carcasses for those heavy...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,326
Posted By dgunther
Honda hasn't even bothered importing the...

Honda hasn't even bothered importing the Blackbird in the US since 2003, so "slow" or not, it's not even an option for us anymore.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2007, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By dgunther
Don't you need a Carnet or have to post some sort...

Don't you need a Carnet or have to post some sort of bond to get your bike into the country legally? I think that would preclude you selling it down there. I suppose you could possibly import it...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,010
Posted By dgunther
ECMSpy can dump and write most (all?) of the...

ECMSpy can dump and write most (all?) of the EEPROM, but the fueling maps are what are exposed in a nice simple editor for now. You can install and run the software without an interface cable to get...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 84,323
Posted By dgunther
Not a chance of the dealer replacing the bearing...

Not a chance of the dealer replacing the bearing on their dime. It wasn't so much of a service bulletin as a note that basically said - "You can now use this new part # if you want to".

And I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,641
Posted By dgunther
29th works for me.

29th works for me.
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,927
Posted By dgunther
:thumb Is she keeping the Guzzi too?

:thumb
Is she keeping the Guzzi too?
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