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Forum: Equipment 11-03-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,755
Posted By johned
Spummer, I wrote you a "Thank You" note...

Spummer,

I wrote you a "Thank You" note right after I read you post. Rarely do my posts seem to go to the either but this is one. Yours was a superb post.

It also removed "country of origin"...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,755
Posted By johned
Table, It isn't for me to spring into...

Table,

It isn't for me to spring into rebuttal action when another says "you haven't provided proof". Back in history, the Brits had an attitude of "I said it and that is true till you prove me...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,755
Posted By johned
Spummerr, Not to pick on you. I would...

Spummerr,

Not to pick on you. I would expect this from anyone:

Stating that WarmNSafe is a foreign made product when in fact it is Made In the USA is a sort of defamation of character. You...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,755
Posted By johned
Owwwwwww! Now there is a salient point to clear...

Owwwwwww! Now there is a salient point to clear up.

Please do that for me. I have had no luck researching that info. But, both these companies have at least a "good" reputation. My decision...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,755
Posted By johned
BOB393, I am trying to locate the guy on...

BOB393,

I am trying to locate the guy on here that sells WarmNSafe. What brand did you buy and from whom?

John
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By johned
Warm N Safe contact

Does anyone have an Email address for MIKE at Warm N Safe?

Thanks,

John
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25,139
Views: 4,432,520
Posted By johned
62, I have a Clymer repair manual I'll sell...

62,

I have a Clymer repair manual I'll sell you for $12. Like new...never used in anger.

jegrabe@gmail.com
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 25,139
Views: 4,432,520
Posted By johned
Suzuki repair manual for 2000 thru 2009...Clymer....

Suzuki repair manual for 2000 thru 2009...Clymer. What is this worth and where on here can I post it for sale? jegrabe@gmail.com

Thanks,

John
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,755
Posted By johned
Gotta luv ya Storm.....gotta luv ya. Now excuse...

Gotta luv ya Storm.....gotta luv ya. Now excuse me while I go change my shorts.

Thanks,

John the Damp.
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,755
Posted By johned
Storm, I would be turned off by the Pink...

Storm,

I would be turned off by the Pink colour.:D

Not many of us can wear our wife's clothes, I sure can't, but good for you. Great economy there....and thats no joke with what some of this...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By johned
Chain slack reset to 1.8 inches unloaded

Chain slack reset to 1.8 inches unloaded
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By johned
2007 1050 Tiger.

2007 1050 Tiger.
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By johned
slop in the drive line

My chain had a couple inches play. I adjusted it for 1/2 play unloaded. I rotated and weighted the chain at many spots and the play seemed to stay the same so the chain is still good(?).

The...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,755
Posted By johned
Thank you TT and Yos and all who offered info ...

Thank you TT and Yos and all who offered info Looks like WnS for the win.

John
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,755
Posted By johned
Solid advice.... thanks John

Solid advice....

thanks

John
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,755
Posted By johned
What about Storm rider? Are they the only ones...

What about Storm rider? Are they the only ones that have a fabric "heating element" and don't use wires? Can they all be washed and drip dried? I am leaning towards the Storm so if there is any...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By johned
Now about that.... The reason things get...

Now about that.... The reason things get repeated is that there is always a new crop that hasn't gotten the word or heard the arguments. If you have heard this all before and seeing it posted...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By johned
Ski, That is priceless. I wonder how many...

Ski,

That is priceless. I wonder how many switched of after the old timey introduction. Thank you for a good laugh.

John
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By johned
This is the linc ...

This is the linc http://www.bobistheoilguy.com and this guy seems to have earned the last word.

That spelling was for u yossarian.....a rose by any other name and all that. But I did enjoy...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By johned
Hey, I resemble that remark.

Hey, I resemble that remark.
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By johned
Sorry Jon. I have heard nothing but MC oil is am...

Sorry Jon. I have heard nothing but MC oil is am imperative. No substituting..... I admit to having led a sheltered life. Yesterday the dealer shared with me that MC oil has the same additive...
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By johned
motor oil is motor oil..right?

I found this and thought it NEEDED sharing.


http://www.vfrworld.com/tex_vfr/tech/oilfilter.htm Is an analysis of oil filter recommendations
and their automotive equivalents.
...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By johned
Shop manual for a 2007 Tiger

Can anyone recommend a source for this manual?

Thanks.

John
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By johned
Fork set-up for 2007 Tiger

What is the procedure for setting up my front end on my "new" 2007 Tiger 1050? I have compression and rebound dampening plus pre-load and I can move the tubes up and down in the clamps.

Thank...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12,913
Views: 734,470
Posted By johned
lost

Hi,

My name is John Grabe and I live in Eugene. I am planning to purchase a 2001 or 2 Tiger. As soon as I come across one nicely farkeled and within striking distance I'll be in. Any alerts on...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By johned
Thanks for your comments and that superb vid on...

Thanks for your comments and that superb vid on the Grand Canyon run.

John
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By johned
Thank you for your response. John

Thank you for your response.

John
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By johned
Brown, Your posts just keep getting better...

Brown,

Your posts just keep getting better and better. You are richly deserving to be confused and the fault is entirely mine. The bike I will purchase is a 2001/2 Tiger in Roulette Green (for...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By johned
Brown, Firstly, thank you for an informative...

Brown,

Firstly, thank you for an informative and thought provoking answer.

Your comments about "street" bike tire sizes being 17 for the rear most typically...I'll accept. I did do some...
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By johned
21 inch front tire for Tiger

I see that the new 800 has a 21 in front. Back in the day when we were upgrading our Enduros, the 21 upgrade was the first thing done and the Enduro tread was replaced with knobbies I don't recall...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By johned
I wrote all that down and will commit it to...

I wrote all that down and will commit it to memory.... Thank you for that info

John
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By johned
And YES....this bike seems extremely heavy to me....

And YES....this bike seems extremely heavy to me. I do believe you when you say it mutates. As light as my MX seemed when stopped, it absolutely became a feather when moving and was subject to no...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By johned
My inseam is 31 but used to be 32 so I THINK...

My inseam is 31 but used to be 32 so I THINK taller. I tried a 1050 Tiger today and I could flat foot "almost" with running shoes. Is that bike lower than the 2001 Tigger, I wonder?
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By johned
I am shrunk down to 5'10" from my original 6'...

I am shrunk down to 5'10" from my original 6' even and no, I don't like it. I haven't ridden any since 75 except for day trips with friends on a borrowed Honda. Will be my third bike but all were...
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By johned
Tiger handling changes...unintended

I plan to purchase a 2001 or 2002 Tiger in the near future. I ha thought of lowering the seat and sliding the forks down in the clamps and adjusting the pre-load way down in the rear. All of this...
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,761
Posted By johned
WOW! So very sorry to hear this news. When...

WOW! So very sorry to hear this news.

When he connected the jumpers to the starter and got no joy the problem was isolated to the starter......if the connections were made to the starter terminal...
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By johned
Jphish, Thank you. That is all encouraging....

Jphish,

Thank you. That is all encouraging. I'm IN!:D

John
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,853
Posted By johned
I am surprised nobody is getting in on this. I...

I am surprised nobody is getting in on this. I am a noob and still searching for my bike. I have read that many are seriously disapopinted at the ground clearance and say they bash the bottom skid...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By johned
1999 vs 2001 and up.

Forgive me if this is a repeat question but I can't find my previous posts...let alone any answers you might have been kind enuff to give.

I am planning to buy a Tiger and the 1999 catches my eye....
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By johned
Thank you fire. It is OBE....bike sold.

Thank you fire. It is OBE....bike sold.
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