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Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Psycho18th
Absolutely beautiful! You have to take advantage...

Absolutely beautiful! You have to take advantage of those short hours of daylight. I was stationed up at Eielson for a few years and spent many hours on a couple old skidoo summit 2-strokes. My...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
No noticeable wear on my upper roller. I did an...

No noticeable wear on my upper roller. I did an overnight camp trip from Phoenix to flagstaff, maybe 20 lbs or so on the rack, a hydration pack on me, and a lot of rocks and g-outs. The only rubbing...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25,574
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Posted By Psycho18th
The bad tensioners were only on the first couple...

The bad tensioners were only on the first couple years, updated in '03 I believe. Auto tensioner works fine. I had asked if the previous owner had a manual one installed, because if it was adjusted...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
Not sure how many miles/ hours you are at, but a...

Not sure how many miles/ hours you are at, but a stretched cam chain or loose cam chain tensioner could cause a lot of racket. Did the previous owner put on a manual cam chain tensioner that needs...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
That's how I bought my '02 a few years back....

That's how I bought my '02 a few years back. Change oil, clean carb, new air filter, service suspension, drain and clean fuel tank. Check valve clearances to know where you're starting from. Replace...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-19-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,808
Posted By Psycho18th
All of the above. Mainly single track at the MMs,...

All of the above. Mainly single track at the MMs, but like to explore the Bradshaws up to Crown King, and have done some dual sporting from PHX up to Flag. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-18-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,808
Posted By Psycho18th
Good videos. I like your mounting below the...

Good videos. I like your mounting below the visor. I've been running a chest mount lately. It's kind of a neat view, since you get some of the bars in there, but get's in some weird camera angles...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25,574
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Posted By Psycho18th
Take a look at the Tusk kit from Rocky Mountain....

Take a look at the Tusk kit from Rocky Mountain. Less than half the price of BD, and painless install. I've had mine on my '02 E for several years and it's worked flawlessly.
Psycho
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Psycho18th
I've read some ride reports about Blind Indian...

I've read some ride reports about Blind Indian Trail. It sounds like a good time. I wouldn't attempt Lane going up toward Crown King until you've at least seen it going down. I can send you the GPS...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-14-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Psycho18th
Bradshaw MTNs AZ, TipTop 233 and Lane 234, mountain goat required

Up TipTop #234 to Crown King, and Back down Lane #233 to Lake Pleasant.
My previous experience on TipTop trail was several years ago, when I saw it on the map and thought it would be a good idea to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-01-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,101
Posted By Psycho18th
Looks like a blast! Haven't been on BIT yet. I...

Looks like a blast! Haven't been on BIT yet. I might have to carry a spot of extra fuel on the smoker to get 90 miles out of it.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
A slipping clutch the engine will accelerate, but...

A slipping clutch the engine will accelerate, but the bike won't. That doesn't sound like what you are describing. It will always grab a little bit in first when the engine isn't running. Any recent...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
My kit has 2 medium length tire irons, a patch...

My kit has 2 medium length tire irons, a patch kit, and co2 inflators. Most of the time, you can patch the tube without even removing the wheel. If I carry a spare tube, I also include a little tool...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
I run the shinkos on my DRZ as well. Good all...

I run the shinkos on my DRZ as well. Good all around tire and price is hard to beat.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
On my e model, the housing catches on a metal...

On my e model, the housing catches on a metal protrusion on the fork leg to keep it from spinning. I'd also pull and check that the cable itself didn't break.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Psycho18th
Plus it hangs from the ceiling like spider man!

Plus it hangs from the ceiling like spider man!
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Psycho18th
I like it, but would have been better if they'd...

I like it, but would have been better if they'd kept that grey color on the fender and side panels too.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25,574
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Posted By Psycho18th
If it's nearly perfect, I'd think a 40% discount...

If it's nearly perfect, I'd think a 40% discount from new would be fair for a 4 year old, gently used machine. That works out to about $3900. A fair price is a very local figure, depends greatly on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Psycho18th
I measured it in the garage just now. 55mm wide....

I measured it in the garage just now. 55mm wide. About 15mm from the top edge, it widens out to 60mm. That's from a U.S. E model 2002.
Paycho
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
Glad you got it sorted. I'm Not too familiar with...

Glad you got it sorted. I'm Not too familiar with the S fuel Petcock /vacuum but that's a likely culprit as well. Have a good ride.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
Hard starting could be valves. Are the valve...

Hard starting could be valves. Are the valve clearances in spec?
I would think fueling issue would be a more likely culprit. Does the choke help at all? If you blast starting fluid into the air...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
Going with the lightweight ones makes it easier...

Going with the lightweight ones makes it easier to balance the wheel (less balance weight required). If you're on the street much, you'll need to balance the wheel after installing the rim locks.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25,574
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Posted By Psycho18th
I don't have a kickstart on my DRZ, but it's all...

I don't have a kickstart on my DRZ, but it's all I've had on every other bike I've owned. The noise is normal. Not sure if I can explain fully, but it's like a bicycle pedal. It only turns one...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Psycho18th
I run the tusk guards with the built in turn...

I run the tusk guards with the built in turn signals. They work like a champ and have survived very well in several impacts.
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
Probably a gummed up pilot jet in the carb. Pull...

Probably a gummed up pilot jet in the carb. Pull the carb, remove the float bowl, then pull the pilot jet. Try hitting it with carb cleaner and compressed air. If that doesn't do the trick, then...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-10-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 32,050
Posted By Psycho18th
Sweet cheeks

For the sweet cheeks. When I was using one, I put a 1.5L primus fuel bottle wrapped with a pice of Walmart blue foam camp pad on each side. Worked great to get an extra 3L of fuel, and fit perfectly...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
That's the one I have. Good product. I've put...

That's the one I have. Good product. I've put maybe 20 lbs on there for some really rocky/rough riding without issue. Makes a good grab handle to lift the rear of the bike up as well.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
1. Seat concepts, Corbin, erazzco, plus many...

1. Seat concepts, Corbin, erazzco, plus many more. I have the seat concepts myself.

2. Buy the model depending on use. For pavement only, probably SM. For anything else, S, or plated E. Not sure...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
Question Without trails or twisties, I'd just slap a set...

Without trails or twisties, I'd just slap a set of more street oriented tires on your current rims, and depending on everage speeds perhaps taller gearing.

The real question is what do you want...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
I've had good luck with carb cleaner and...

I've had good luck with carb cleaner and compressed air if you're looking for the cheap fast solution. New Pilot jet is pretty cheap though if you have the time to wait or the carb cleaner and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
Depends on what you're looking for exactly. I'm...

Depends on what you're looking for exactly. I'm using a tusk taillight, lisense plate holder and turn signals for several years now and they've worked like a champ, taken plenty of off-road abuse....
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25,574
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Posted By Psycho18th
I got the thumpertalk plate and case guards. The...

I got the thumpertalk plate and case guards. The plate bolted right up without hassle, and the side case guards just attach with rtv silicon. Don't ride it in the rocks without either one. My first...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
That's actually a good thing in most cases. When...

That's actually a good thing in most cases. When hitting rough terrain, the kickstand can flop a bit, and the engine will cut out. Most folks who go off-road disconnect it.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 25,574
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Posted By Psycho18th
A suspension shop should be able to lower the...

A suspension shop should be able to lower the bike for you. The concern isn't as much suspension travel as ground clearance. With a lowered suspension that engine cradle will be bashing on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
I've been through a couple batteries on my '02 E....

I've been through a couple batteries on my '02 E. Seems each one has slightly different bolt diameters/lengths. It's always harder than it needs to be. I have jump started the bike off my truck...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
I run 5.1s on my '02 E. Good tire usually. They...

I run 5.1s on my '02 E. Good tire usually. They wear a bit quickly though not nearly as fast as the Trackmasters, and they are cheap enough to replace often.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
You're gonna knock that pipe right off, the first...

You're gonna knock that pipe right off, the first rock or log you encounter on the trail. And you'll spear your nipples with those fork bleeders the first time you go over the bars with those worn...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
If it ran fine in april, then something probably...

If it ran fine in april, then something probably got gummed up while sitting. I would pull the carb and clean out all the jets with carb cleaner and compressed air. Clean the needle off, and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 21,929
Posted By Psycho18th
Fantastic reading. Glad you made it back safely....

Fantastic reading. Glad you made it back safely. I'll look forward to reading the 2016 trip!
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 25,574
Views: 4,529,511
Posted By Psycho18th
No changes in 10 years, any clymer will work. ...

No changes in 10 years, any clymer will work.

Mods depend on riding conditions, but for the top 3 to buy if going off-road, my picks would be:
1. Case savers. Will those case covers are soft....
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