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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 109,524
Views: 22,027,849
Posted By Yashko51
No contest

[QUOTE=Plattypus;26573589]Hi everyone!
After my last bike (Kawa GT550) was badly vandalised :cry I am on the verge of buying a 1995 DR650 :clap and I'd be really grateful for some advice!

It...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-30-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 32,610
Posted By Yashko51
T350

A few pics of my Sherpa T350 that I no longer have and miss a lot
http://yashko51.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/My-Motorcycles/i-pkZFv8Z/0/O/74%20Bultaco%20Sherpa%20Tb.jpg...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-30-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,097
Posted By Yashko51
Will Try

I will be attempting to do just that in my state of Nevada. I guess it all depends if the Manufacturers Statement of Origin (MSO) states "For off road use" or otherwise.
On a different note, I got...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-22-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,097
Posted By Yashko51
Just put in my order for one of these. The...

Just put in my order for one of these. The options page at Betausa.com continues to get populated with more accessories. I hope a bigger tank will be available in the next month or two as well.
...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-10-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,097
Posted By Yashko51
Update on the Cross Trainer

The website has just been updated to show a new delivery date of........May.

Damn, that's a long wait,
Forum: 2 smokers 01-10-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,839
Posted By Yashko51
Had 2

I owned a 69 Ace 100B and a 73 Wombat Combat.
I have never crashed a bike so spectacularly as that Wombat Combat!
The bike went "end over end" twice during a local scrambles event. The short...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-25-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22,961
Views: 7,012,859
Posted By Yashko51
[QUOTE=ajsimmo;25743171]Here are the new hoses....

[QUOTE=ajsimmo;25743171]Here are the new hoses. I'm just waiting for some black Banjo Bolts and then I'll fit them.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7479/15870950839_519acd708b_o.jpg


I didn't...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,382
Posted By Yashko51
400

I've had an 05 400EXC and an 04 & 05 450 EXC.
I currently have a 450 but have realized that the 400 had me less tired after a long ride. It has more of a linear throttle response that just makes it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 444,204
Posted By Yashko51
Two

A friend of mine made two sets as he owned a DR as well.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 444,204
Posted By Yashko51
Just a piece of aluminum that lowers the pegs so...

Just a piece of aluminum that lowers the pegs so they can be used by the operator as a secondary position.

http://yashko51.smugmug.com/For-Sale/DR650/i-DL9t3dS/0/L/IMG_0759-L.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Yashko51
Manual

[QUOTE=early911;25065763]Hey guys,

Where can I find a 1986-1989 Honda XR250 factory parts manual?


I have this one I can sell for $10 and that includes shipping...
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 444,204
Posted By Yashko51
It is a BMW Dakar windshield. I bought it new and...

It is a BMW Dakar windshield. I bought it new and mounted it directly to the stock headlight cowl. Great wind protection.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 444,204
Posted By Yashko51
Red Lake

Red Lake. Just north of Kingman, Arizona

http://yashko51.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2010-Dualsport-Ride-Red-Lake/i-bs2LDBf/0/L/IMG_1759-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,712
Posted By Yashko51
Working in it

I talked to the boss man at NueTech last December and he stated they were working on a 17" insert that would be released in 2014. You might want to give him a call (Phone: 714-998-1021) to get an...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-31-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22,961
Views: 7,012,859
Posted By Yashko51
http://i61.tinypic.com/1z3b5mo.jpg Tell us...

http://i61.tinypic.com/1z3b5mo.jpg

Tell us about the exhaust system on this bike....
Very nice setup!
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2011, 03:44 AM
Replies: 109,524
Views: 22,027,849
Posted By Yashko51
Most

Most people don't change the gasket but there is a chance it could tear on disassembly. It should be good to re use if it does not tear. A light smear of clear silicone can't hurt but don't go...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,561
Posted By Yashko51
Have and want

I have a Scrambler and want a Tiger. I have no intention of selling the Scrambler. I have taken it on numerous dirt roads in southern Utah (albeit slower than I would go on a Tiger) and it did the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,613
Posted By Yashko51
450

I had a 72 Honda and used it daily back when I was in school. It was a good commuter. Though the torsion bar valves were supposed to allow you to rev the bike higher, the vibration would prevent you...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By Yashko51
If

If the bike ever got some leaded fuel put in the tank it will seriously damage the catalytic converter. It actually will plug it preventing proper exhausting. Have him remove the mufller and take it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 32,647
Views: 4,114,102
Posted By Yashko51
Same

I had the same issue with mine (99) and at very low miles ((2,500). Knowing the history of the bike ( I am the second owner), I know that the previous owner had not gone into the clutch. So I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,368
Posted By Yashko51
Pingel?

I went with the Raptor petcock after buying the overpriced Pingel and having it leak gas into the carb even with the petcock in the off position. No mods were required for the Raptor.

Yashko51
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 109,524
Views: 22,027,849
Posted By Yashko51
Moto

I bought a new 09 and broke it in via Motoman and then dumped the oil and filter at 50 miles. Changed the oil and filter one more time at 100 miles. Checked the neutral switch screws at 100 miles and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,078
Posted By Yashko51
Both?

I struggled with the same question. Now I have both in the garage.
The DR650 is my 60/40 road/dirt bike. I never use it for trails.
The DR350 is my 30/70 road/dirt bike. I never use it if my road...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-23-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22,961
Views: 7,012,859
Posted By Yashko51
Ditto

Ditto. Put me down for a pair. I have been waiting a long time for these to become available for the Scrambler

Yashko51
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By Yashko51
Torque

I am reading out of the service manual:
Cylinder head bolts (4 of them) 38 Nm (3.8kg-m, 27.5 lb-ft)
Cylinder head nuts (2 of them) 25Nm (2.5 kg-m, 18.0 lb-ft)

Yashko 51
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2009, 04:40 AM
Replies: 32,647
Views: 4,114,102
Posted By Yashko51
Anyone do the exhaust mod/buy on Kientech.. How...

Anyone do the exhaust mod/buy on Kientech.. How load is it if so & is it worth it.. being stealthy is important to me.


I had the mod done by Jesse. You send him your muffler and he does a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-02-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22,961
Views: 7,012,859
Posted By Yashko51
Now

Now do the right thing and get a cap that has some meat on it so you can grab it.
I had a similar problem and this cap took care of it once and for all....
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 109,524
Views: 22,027,849
Posted By Yashko51
Bypass

The relay for the starter is there to protect the wiring harness from frying. If you want to test your starter, do these two things:
1) Remove positive cable from battery
2) Remove the starter...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2008, 05:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,498
Posted By Yashko51
Pricing?

Has anyone purchased a BMW when there are advertised "show specials"? Any clue what percentage off of MSRP I should/could expect?

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Bob (Vespa GTS250, Stella...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-07-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 22,961
Views: 7,012,859
Posted By Yashko51
Speedo Lubricant

Not sure what others use but I have used Tri Flow with great success on all my bikes. It combines an oil with teflon. The teflon eliminates needle shake which really is an indication of cable bind....
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,644
Posted By Yashko51
Kit available

http://www.newthruxton.com/assets/images/lsl_bars.jpg
http://www.newthruxton.com/html/lsl_cek.html

This kit will transform the Thruxton comfort level without mucking up the good looks.

...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2008, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Yashko51
Husky Parts

http://www.husqvarna-parts.com/page/page/3737813.htm

http://www.huskyparts.com.au/PartsEngine.htm

Yashko51
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-19-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By Yashko51
Break in

My last three personal bikes have been broken in like Motoman tells you to. None of them burn a drop of oil.

I just broke in a company bike (I work for a manufacturer) by the manual. It has...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-01-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22,961
Views: 7,012,859
Posted By Yashko51
I've had Sargent Cycle do two of my seats. They...

I've had Sargent Cycle do two of my seats. They have a supercell foam that is exceptionally comfortable. They have excellent turnaround time and do great work.
http://www.sargentcycle.com/
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2008, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,645
Posted By Yashko51
Rim lock

Rim locks on the front tire are only necessary if you will be running pressures below 12 psi. They prevent slippage of the tire on the rim which in turn causes the tube stem to rip. Baja tires and...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-06-2008, 05:12 AM
Replies: 22,961
Views: 7,012,859
Posted By Yashko51
Blue away

http://www.webbikeworld.com/r3/blue-away/
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2008, 05:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,430
Posted By Yashko51
Geometry

I have been riding an 07 for the past few weeks and from an ergonomins standpoint, it is nearly identical to the Buell M2. To me, that makes it a good commuter.
The Street Rod has tighter geometry...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2008, 05:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,528
Posted By Yashko51
What I use

Does anyone know how to line a fiberglass gas tank?

I will only use Kwik Poly in any fiberglass tank that I seal.
http://kwikpolyllc.com/

Instead of using thick sealer that takes forever to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,223
Posted By Yashko51
Pull the trigger?

[quote=Calevra]I just found one of these for sale locally with 1,100 miles and the price seems fair at $6,000 or at least I think it's fair. However, I don't know of any local Guzzi dealers and am...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2008, 05:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,620
Posted By Yashko51
Oil Leak

[quote=vwone]While waiting for some weather to blow over, here is a pic of the oil leak.
http://members.aol.com/vwone/images/oil%20leak%20005%20%28small%29.jpg

That oil leak could also be a...
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