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Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By dentvet
I have a tw and a dr you can try out if you want....

I have a tw and a dr you can try out if you want.

Ttr230, crf230 or xr200 can all be ridden in earnest by a skilled rider. Plan to get a plate for it, too.

Forpwc is an off road club you could...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5,672
Views: 253,662
Posted By dentvet
Hello folks, I need a Speedo drive plate for a...

Hello folks, I need a Speedo drive plate for a klr hub. Anybody have one sitting around?:evil

http://www.partzilla.com/parts/detail/kawasaki/KP-41064-1051.html
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By dentvet
NOVA hooky rides

Lots of federal workers etc around here. Maybe the 'sequester' (sic) has provided you with time to kill. Or maybe you feel 'sick'.

Post up if you can ride during the week. All of the good...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8,361
Views: 352,517
Posted By dentvet
I'm trying to be 'open minded' by sampling many...

I'm trying to be 'open minded' by sampling many of the bikes with loyal fan support. The current test bike is the vaunted 99 dr350se. It has a lot going for it but like others I have tried it has no...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25,017
Views: 2,984,123
Posted By dentvet
I bought a new crab. The spigots don't match. The...

I bought a new crab. The spigots don't match. The front is close but the rear takes an inch of 2 inch PVC as a spacer. I used the same cables and they work fine. I guess I better check if I'm getting...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 208,620
Posted By dentvet
I'm running a 606 at 5 psi with tubeliss and its...

I'm running a 606 at 5 psi with tubeliss and its hooking up great. I thought this would be slightly more versatile than Dunlop trials back there but it looks like I should give the real trials tire a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-22-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5,672
Views: 253,662
Posted By dentvet
married with no moto ceiling:1drink ...

married with no moto ceiling:1drink

boyfriend/girlfriend should have no vote in such matters
:gerg
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-19-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By dentvet
good info. I signed up for Gaia pro so I can play...

good info. I signed up for Gaia pro so I can play with maps on my computer. Also found that you might be able to overlay any jpeg map like a mvum forestry map onto a base map

I ended up...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 208,620
Posted By dentvet
Adjust the gearing commander inside your brain....

Adjust the gearing commander inside your brain. If you have the right jetting, you should be able to hold it wide open almost indefinitely or certainly for two miles worth.

Think jetski or...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,276
Posted By dentvet
Good fun in those vids. Can anyone compare the...

Good fun in those vids. Can anyone compare the ttr to a dr350se for aggressive off road use I'm working my way thru the budget jap bikes, tw, Sherpa, now dr.
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25,017
Views: 2,984,123
Posted By dentvet
I feel the same about the bst crab. Why don't we...

I feel the same about the bst crab. Why don't we make a trade?
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By dentvet
It sounds like a classic fuel starvation but look...

It sounds like a classic fuel starvation but look at your plug to make sure its not black, indicating the opposite problem.

Also check fuel level in carb while running. Plugged jet or...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-07-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,366
Posted By dentvet
Hi 4 play, I just reweighed my klr/ex500 bike at...

Hi 4 play, I just reweighed my klr/ex500 bike at 360 pounds fwiw it feels similar in power to the thinja on the road, probably because its a bit lighter. It does lack the low end grunt that the 650...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-05-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By dentvet
Gotcha, thanks. I'll check that out. I...

Gotcha, thanks. I'll check that out.

I need to upgrade my iphone3s and am trying to decide between a 5s or switching to an android phone s5, it seems like there are more options available on...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-05-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By dentvet
so you are using a PDF map to follow your trails ...

so you are using a PDF map to follow your trails rather than a GPS app?
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25,017
Views: 2,984,123
Posted By dentvet
have you looked into what flywheel is in the beta...

have you looked into what flywheel is in the beta alps bike?
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24456763&postcount=20
I think the bike is a bit lighter than a dr?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-24-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 26,101
Posted By dentvet
Hey i'm the one with an ancient phone here...

Hey i'm the one with an ancient phone here (dense).:D

I was thinking that it was routine to do scouting and route planning on something with a bigger screen than a phone or gps unit. I don't...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-24-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 26,101
Posted By dentvet
I was just about to buy a Montana... I'm...

I was just about to buy a Montana...

I'm currently running a 3s iPhone with motionX app and it does ok. I have a windows8 tablet and am familiar with Google earth.

If I ditch my iPhone...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 208,620
Posted By dentvet
dualsport 300

I have a big ride coming up and I'm torn as to what bike to select. My tendency is to select for the bike most capable for the worst situations likely to be encountered. My 300 is that bike but it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25,017
Views: 2,984,123
Posted By dentvet
sorting out a 99 se

Looks like micky mouse has had his gloved paws on this bike. I took it out for a long shakedown and found some problems. Way too rich on the needle and wallowy suspension.

Stock airbox and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,971
Posted By dentvet
I can put $10 bucks towards shipping my clamps...

I can put $10 bucks towards shipping my clamps but I'm thinking you are in Europe? do you already have the ktm 43 forks?
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 517
Posted By dentvet
Some shop manuals give a spec of how far a spark...

Some shop manuals give a spec of how far a spark should jump across a gap, 6mm for instance in a tw200. This is how you quantify "weak spark" to find a bad CDI unit, etc.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 792
Posted By dentvet
I'm surprised at how finicky my 99se was to jet...

I'm surprised at how finicky my 99se was to jet so being one size off can definitely screw everything up.

Your slide is opening up normally but the mix it is providing is all wrong, hence the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-18-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,111
Posted By dentvet
Thanks for all the input, guys. I'm slowly...

Thanks for all the input, guys.

I'm slowly getting it all dialed in. I'm at 135/38 jetting. Tried shimming the needles , no good so back to stock.

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 25,017
Views: 2,984,123
Posted By dentvet
You are up to 17 pounds less weight, that is...

You are up to 17 pounds less weight, that is significant.

Turn signals delete, start circuit cutout switches and relays could be removed.

Any weight savings when going with a plastic gas tank...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,449
Posted By dentvet
If "computer" means black box or CDI, you have to...

If "computer" means black box or CDI, you have to reach into the 70s to get points-type ignition, then you need to decide 6 volt or 12:D

As for water cooling making twice the hp as air, drz400...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-13-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,111
Posted By dentvet
Yes the ninja 500 motor has to be heavier than...

Yes the ninja 500 motor has to be heavier than the original single but maybe not by much. I weighed the bike at 330 pounds. I better weigh it again if you are saying a stock klr600 is 342...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By dentvet
The 43 mm spec is for the inner tube outside...

The 43 mm spec is for the inner tube outside diameter. The outer tube that is gripped by the triple clamp may or may not of similar diameter, even if both forks are "43 mm"

I did a dirt ninja...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By dentvet
I predict your ktm forks aren't going to fit your...

I predict your ktm forks aren't going to fit your kx triple clamps. Just go with kx forks, brakes and wheel. The kx steering stem might slide right into your klr.

The ktm shock might foul up...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,501
Posted By dentvet
not so fast, there

OT to the op but I've read that KTM bought Husaberg in part for the technology that resulted in the RFS motor.

I had a 94 600 berg that was light years ahead of the equivalent lc4 600 offered by...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 707,417
Posted By dentvet
I think swingarm clearance dictates how big a...

I think swingarm clearance dictates how big a tire will fit on the rear rather than how much power it soaks up. I guess you could slot the end of the swingarm so you can adjust the axle futher back...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 707,417
Posted By dentvet
Your sequence doesn't add up for me. Still...

Your sequence doesn't add up for me. Still sounds like starvation.

the only "too rich" thing you might have corrected with your cleaning steps would be a leaking needle valve.

a leaking...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,796
Posted By dentvet
Lots of time to think about these issues while...

Lots of time to think about these issues while you are laid up. get well soon:freaky

Hopefully your wife was just being sarcastic but she might feel better about things if you actually did a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-22-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 18,521
Posted By dentvet
i've seen the red bike and you aint kidding:deal ...

i've seen the red bike and you aint kidding:deal

sent you an email as well...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-21-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,111
Posted By dentvet
Slowly getting things working on this turd. I...

Slowly getting things working on this turd. I bought a couple of Uni pods to stuff onto the intake bells. The low end responsiveness was greatly improved and the bike was made rideable.

sadly,...
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,674
Posted By dentvet
There are no good ways to do this. There are...

There are no good ways to do this. There are many spend hours to get mediocre results ways.

The mop and glo and plastic renew stuff just adds a layer of shiny coating to whatever crappy plastic...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5,672
Views: 253,662
Posted By dentvet
The postmaster is a motorcyclist but i don't know...

The postmaster is a motorcyclist but i don't know what he rides. Good guy though.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5,672
Views: 253,662
Posted By dentvet
Thanks for the info. the turkey vultures are...

Thanks for the info. the turkey vultures are stinky but tolerable. they seem to move on when the leaves come in. The trouble is coming from black vulture which I thought were just young turkeys but...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-10-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,178
Sticky: TetS
Views: 102,857
Posted By dentvet
Received the intro doc, smells tasty, thanks

Received the intro doc, smells tasty, thanks
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-10-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 1,370
Sticky: Tet
Views: 128,805
Posted By dentvet
PDF received and read, thx!

PDF received and read, thx!
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