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Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 01:35 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Tools

I just got back from Aldi to get a few things, I'm there a lot because it's right up the street. The store website says no longer available for the digital caliper, but there were some there, which...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 12:51 PM
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Posted By SAPB
If you don't know if the oil/filter was ever...

If you don't know if the oil/filter was ever changed, at least do that. The clutch discs loose material during that period, so that's why it's important. There's a DIY valve check on this thread,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 12:39 PM
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Posted By SAPB
For the 1st manufacturing year (I think) the...

For the 1st manufacturing year (I think) the valve check was at 600 miles. The dealers must have been reporting back to Honda that it wasn't necessary. The Owner's Manuals on later bikes had the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 09:57 AM
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Posted By SAPB
I hope you aren't saying the water was deep...

I hope you aren't saying the water was deep enough to get the speedometer wet. If not...

At the bottom of my posts is a link to a PDF of the Service Manual. Go to page 20-9 there's a picture of a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 10:22 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Yeah, when the F1 cars started using...

Yeah, when the F1 cars started using transmissions like bikes have, if they spun out at speed, they had a heck of a time trying to get back to 1st after stopped. You should always be downshifting as...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 06:01 AM
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Posted By SAPB
And the gas tank seems bigger, and has a proper...

And the gas tank seems bigger, and has a proper flip top fill.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 04:32 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Looks like fun!

Looks like fun!
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 09:44 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Well that certainly is an ambitious project....

Well that certainly is an ambitious project. Turbos benefit from high octane. The McLaren Honda turbo in F1 1988 comes to mind. I have that excellent book by Ian Bamsey (link below). They tried to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 09:27 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Larger rear tires

One thing that comes into play with rear tire swaps is the clearance between the tire, and the splash guard, especially with gearing changes that already reduce that clearance.

As I've said...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 08:00 AM
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Posted By SAPB
MT43. Kinda looks like it belongs on a garden...

MT43. Kinda looks like it belongs on a garden tractor. I'd read reviews saying it was really sticky on wet rocks, and roots. It is. Way more quiet than the D606 also.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 05:25 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Finally got my MT21 front mounted up. Probably...

Finally got my MT21 front mounted up. Probably could practice stoppies if I was younger...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 11:15 AM
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Posted By SAPB
You can put one bike in here, then add another to...

You can put one bike in here, then add another to see how the egros change. You can even tweek the bar heights and such.

http://cycle-ergo.com/
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 05:53 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Yeah, that and it weights a lot more than an LRP.

Yeah, that and it weights a lot more than an LRP.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 03:12 AM
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Posted By SAPB
A few pages back, thanks SugarDust. ...

A few pages back, thanks SugarDust.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26745180&postcount=12579
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 09:09 AM
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Posted By SAPB
There's a thread about it:...

There's a thread about it: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=294423
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2015, 11:34 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Zip ties

I haven't been over here in a while. I can't stress this enough. If you use zip ties, and cut the ends off, use a torch, or a lighter to melt the ends. Those things are like razor blades. Live and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 10:54 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Try posting over here, what works for big bikes,...

Try posting over here, what works for big bikes, isn't necessarily going to work for a small bike. The terrain is way different depending on where you ride. If you state the riding...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 08:32 AM
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Posted By SAPB
When worn, I replaced the rear with a D606. When...

When worn, I replaced the rear with a D606. When that was toast, I put on an MT43, which doesn't look impressive, especially next to the D606. But it's really sticky, and quiet. I trust it more...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 05:45 PM
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Posted By SAPB
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=38...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=385793
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 03:40 PM
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Posted By SAPB
You should be able to copy/paste from the source.

You should be able to copy/paste from the source.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 02:31 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Good point, another socket doesn't take up much...

Good point, another socket doesn't take up much room. Going to keep an eye out for a 19mm (axle bolt size) 3/8" drive socket as soon as the flea markets open up around here.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 11:57 AM
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Posted By SAPB
First time I went to adjust the chain "out...

First time I went to adjust the chain "out there", I used a Leatherman tool and it did work. I carry a crescent wrench for the 24mm nut. After that, I started carrying a vise grip to stop the other...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 02:58 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Like these. ...

Like these.

http://www.wheelingcyclesupply.com/shop/product/drc-flasher-resistor-kit/358

http://www.dirtfreak.co.jp/
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 11:49 AM
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Posted By SAPB
My Ricochet is Torx T-40, I carry one that's 3/8...

My Ricochet is Torx T-40, I carry one that's 3/8 drive.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 03:42 AM
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Posted By SAPB
+1 I've got one also. I've added 13, 14, and 17...

+1 I've got one also. I've added 13, 14, and 17 mm sockets that fit in stacked.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 03:34 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Big brother is watching. ...

Big brother is watching.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nineteen_Eighty-Four
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 05:45 AM
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Posted By SAPB
I posted a while ago that I got a spare chain...

I posted a while ago that I got a spare chain slider thing that protects the swingarm from chain wear. I adjusted the chain yesterday, and there's still plenty of meat on the original one.

The...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 05:39 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Yeah, but you can tell he's been riding the crap...

Yeah, but you can tell he's been riding the crap out of it with that paint rubbed of the frame from his boot.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 03:49 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Right after I posted that, he was my #2 ignore.

Right after I posted that, he was my #2 ignore.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 04:30 PM
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Posted By SAPB
The CRF250L Owners Thread. Most of us are owners,...

The CRF250L Owners Thread. Most of us are owners, nothing to stop non-owners from posting. Some post here, then go to other threads to say our bike sucks....
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 04:30 AM
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Posted By SAPB
There's a bank angle sensor that is supposed to...

There's a bank angle sensor that is supposed to kill the fuel pump if the bike tips over. Not sure, but it might be necessary to turn the key off/on to reset it. FI cars have a reset switch.

My...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 05:53 PM
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Posted By SAPB
I've got a Vetter shirt, the one with the...

I've got a Vetter shirt, the one with the Hurricane on the back.

http://www.craigvetter.com/pages/Online_Store/Hurricane_stuff.html
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 08:16 AM
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Posted By SAPB
For those who are going to be checking their own...

For those who are going to be checking their own valve specs, and don't have a digital caliper, Aldi has one available again. I got one a while back, and they sold out. Now they have more.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 04:45 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Besides the Dutch couple, there are two others...

Besides the Dutch couple, there are two others doing long term here:

http://www.stephmoto-adventurebikeblog.com/p/blog-page.html
http://punkt.luxson.com/onestephbeyond/

And here:
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 04:39 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Squeaking up top when pulling the clutch in...

Squeaking up top when pulling the clutch in today. When I stopped to check it out, pulling the rubber boot back, the knurled lock thing had loosened. Tightened it up, no more squeak. Never even...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 04:36 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Good luck, and have fun with whatever bike you...

Good luck, and have fun with whatever bike you move on to. Thanks for contributing to this thread!
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 07:22 AM
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Posted By SAPB
I did not replace my tank, but regarding the evap...

I did not replace my tank, but regarding the evap canister, was going to remove it so I could have more room for getting at the connector that needs to come apart to install the SpeedoDRD. One of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 06:27 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Sidestand foot

Just poking around on the KLX thread, where a sidestand foot has been installed.

Link: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26472414&postcount=12186

I know Kory (Lapchik) welded one...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 03:09 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Steph has that setup on her bike. She originally...

Steph has that setup on her bike. She originally planned to be in eastern Canada in June for a friends wedding, but in a recent post, she said she was pushing for Mexico City for June 10, so I guess...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 08:25 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Mine went in for valve check at 600 miles, but I...

Mine went in for valve check at 600 miles, but I guess they've changed the 1st one now, to 8K? 2nd one is at 16K, I'm less than 2K from that.

Page 35, owner's manual.
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