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Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2006, 11:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 20,402
Posted By spudly
Damn! I hope the bad mojo didn't come over...

Damn!

I hope the bad mojo didn't come over in the blue plastics! :D


Hope you can get it fixed!
:lurk
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-06-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,745
Posted By spudly
I'm not too far away and would like to go with...

I'm not too far away and would like to go with some others.

I too am an old slow guy so if I'm not dragging the group down too far I'm game.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-06-2006, 08:33 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,745
Posted By spudly
Let me know how this is. I keep toying with the...

Let me know how this is. I keep toying with the idea of doing it, but have heard conflicting reports on them.

I assume you're taking your 99 Adventure on the Sunday portion at Clear Lake. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2006, 01:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By spudly
Bringing in a non-50 state bike pretty much...

Bringing in a non-50 state bike pretty much sucks.

If it is a 49 state bike it will have to have 7500 miles on the odometer to even be considered.

A 50 state doesn't have the same...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2006, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,592
Posted By spudly
My fotochop ninja skillz are weak, but this...

My fotochop ninja skillz are weak, but this should give an idea:
http://home.comcast.net/~spudly55/pimpin.jpg

Now we just need some 28's and some shag on the seat:evil
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2006, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,592
Posted By spudly
Naw it's not pimped enough yet. You need...

Naw it's not pimped enough yet.

You need the 24k spinners on the wheels and you need to do the frame in gold chrome. It also needs some white walls.

Then that biatch will be big pimpin'
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2005, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By spudly
If you haven't already, check out the Adventure...

If you haven't already, check out the Adventure Motorcycling Handbook.

They go over some bikes that aren't readily available here in the United States as well as highlighting some of the...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2005, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,391
Posted By spudly
Try giving these folks a call:...

Try giving these folks a call: http://www.motostrano-store.com/

They are a local shop here in the bay area and have been helpful in locating items for me in the past (my Arai XD at an awesome...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2005, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By spudly
OK, so I got off my ass and looked up the cut-off...

OK, so I got off my ass and looked up the cut-off point in part numbers for the mirrors.

2000 to 2005 Adventure 640's all use the 58412040100 part number for mirrors. These are the same mirrors...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2005, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,016,592
Posted By spudly
Here's my somewhat new to me '97: ...

Here's my somewhat new to me '97:
http://home.comcast.net/~spudly55/ktm2.jpg
Yeah, I know it doesn't have the correct year plastics. I like it this way though so :flip


And the picture my...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2005, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,260
Posted By spudly
I think this is the article:...

I think this is the article: http://www.motoblog.it/categoria/motard/record/10

Here is a translated link from Google:...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2005, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By spudly
In looking through KTMInfo.com, the 2004 640 and...

In looking through KTMInfo.com, the 2004 640 and 950 have the same mirrors (part number 58412040100). Probably goes back further, but I'm lazy.

The 97 that I have had different mirrors. Part...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2005, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By spudly
I'm going to be a piss-poor reference when...

I'm going to be a piss-poor reference when comparing to the stock 640 mirrors. I'll explain in the images below.

OK, here goes:

The old mirror that came with the bike when I bought it:...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2005, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,649
Posted By spudly
Hey, that's my bike before neepuk swaped...

Hey, that's my bike before neepuk swaped plastics!

It's blue and orange now FWIW.

If you want some detailed phots of the exhaust system let me know and I'll try to get you some.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By spudly
950 Adventure Mirrors on 640 Adventure

So I needed mirrors for my 640 and could find any stock ones in my cheap ass price range.

I found an e-bay auction for some 950 mirrors and got the two-for-one special. Nice since they are left...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2005, 05:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,140
Posted By spudly
37102 Miles / 59735 Kilometers I'm the...

37102 Miles / 59735 Kilometers

I'm the fourth owner and just got it, unfortunatly haven't had much of a chance to get out right now. The bike has some cool history (Artic Cirle to Cabo) and was...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2005, 01:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,864
Posted By spudly
It's been awhile since I've made this trip in in...

It's been awhile since I've made this trip in in the winter months, and those were usually in a cage.

As most have said, avoid going 70. Too unpredictible this time of year, plus the timeline...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2005, 08:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By spudly
Some RTFM questions since I don't have a Manual (yet)

I just purchased Neepuk's 97 Adventure and am still shaking things out for my riding style and preferences.

First things first, would anyone know where to purchase the shop manuals (bike in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2005, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6,308
Views: 1,166,307
Posted By spudly
Holy crap that's a lot of great information...

Holy crap that's a lot of great information compiled!

I just bought Neepuk's 97 Adventure, and am now trying to get up to speed on maintenance and general use of things.

Does anyone know where...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By spudly
Simpson GS3-MX Question

I'm about to pull the trigger on the GS3-MX with a face shield and had a question for those that have the helmet.

Did you install the face shield or did you have Simpson install it?

For those...
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