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Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 01:58 PM
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Posted By redleger
I do not know as I only had access to a dremmel....

I do not know as I only had access to a dremmel. Its gonna be rough either way IMO.

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Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 04:57 PM
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Posted By redleger
Yes. I agree. It took me many many grinder heads...

Yes. I agree. It took me many many grinder heads from my dremmel to get mine down.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 12:17 PM
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Posted By redleger
I've been running AMSOIL 10w40 full synthetic....

I've been running AMSOIL 10w40 full synthetic. Before was royal purple. However I am thinking of trying the afformentioned oil. Gears do seem to shift rough and I am looking for something that might...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By redleger
I guess we all agree that we appreciate the...

I guess we all agree that we appreciate the female form. Its purely for artistic purposes.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,851
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Posted By redleger
Thanks to you for the trust and letting me get my...

Thanks to you for the trust and letting me get my bike up and going again. I love this community.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:58 AM
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Posted By redleger
http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1156/26724/Tus...

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1156/26724/Tusk-Motorcycle-Enduro-Lighting-Kit?v=3976

Looks like I was off on the price a bit, but most wiring dual sport kits are universal. This is claiming...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 12:06 PM
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Posted By redleger
Rocky mountain ATV sells their brand for about...

Rocky mountain ATV sells their brand for about 150 for the whole kit. Have thought about getting it myself.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 08:39 AM
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Posted By redleger
Pm incoming. Definitely need to replace the whole...

Pm incoming. Definitely need to replace the whole thing.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 07:19 PM
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Posted By redleger
ok, so I am once again in a pickle. While...

ok, so I am once again in a pickle. While attempting to change brake fluid I stripped the soft OEM screws that go into the lid on the front brake reservoir.
I have a bit set for pulling out...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 06:30 PM
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Posted By redleger
That looks like some good riding. Love seeing the...

That looks like some good riding. Love seeing the DRZ being rode like I do. I ride it like a race bike and love it. Looks like you run your girl the same way.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 10:13 AM
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Posted By redleger
in reference to my brake issues, looks like you...

in reference to my brake issues, looks like you were right on the money. I am gonna work on these issues right when I get home in the morning. I have 24 hour duty tonight, so its a waisted day.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 05:49 AM
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Posted By redleger
From my understanding a motorcycle is a high...

From my understanding a motorcycle is a high compression engine which explains why the higher rating works better as opposed to lower octane.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 10:43 AM
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Posted By redleger
Ride report for today. Hit up local riding area...

Ride report for today. Hit up local riding area and had a blast. Found some 110 octane in town and it really does change the throttle response to the point it was like learning to ride it again....
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 07:47 AM
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Posted By redleger
I wish they would re-release them in america. Our...

I wish they would re-release them in america. Our enduro choices are quite limited and Orange is expensive. I think if they liquid cooled the engines and tuned them up a bit they would be the hottest...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 07:26 AM
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Posted By redleger
That is determination to go ride! Sent from...

That is determination to go ride!

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Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 12:55 PM
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Posted By redleger
Sounds like you could go up a bit on the needle...

Sounds like you could go up a bit on the needle to richen it up.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 06:42 AM
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Posted By redleger
Mine does not have cush drive either. American...

Mine does not have cush drive either. American model.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 04:21 AM
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Posted By redleger
Honestly I would just drain old fuel and put in...

Honestly I would just drain old fuel and put in new fuel first. That is almost always the problem when a bike has sat for a long period of time. Could save you the time of pulling the top and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-14-2014, 09:17 PM
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Posted By redleger
Got this a bit late but I went out for a bit...

Got this a bit late but I went out for a bit today and flattened both tires and bent a rim :( horrible rocky area and I was riding the DRZ a bit harder than she is probably meant to be ridden. By...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 09:12 PM
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Posted By redleger
I have no odometer but I go for about 3 hours on...

I have no odometer but I go for about 3 hours on a full tank on the trails till I am bone dry. I would assume you would get a bit less at road speeds.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 09:09 PM
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Posted By redleger
Had the same problem on mine once with the Baja...

Had the same problem on mine once with the Baja kit on my 02E. Turned out to be a loose wire running from on switch. Check the wiring and fuse if you have one. I found the problem right behind the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 04:07 PM
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Posted By redleger
Clutch play on the hard turns and cornering fast...

Clutch play on the hard turns and cornering fast in general are my current working points. Every time I ride I get a little faster. The guy who owns the land in the video is also working with me....
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 11:34 AM
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Posted By redleger
And here it is. Please keep the giggling to a...

And here it is. Please keep the giggling to a minimum! I kid I kid.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKQzGmsSAtI
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 04:34 PM
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Posted By redleger
Totally agree on the 50% more power. I was the...

Totally agree on the 50% more power. I was the only person out there so I just rode my own pace k owing the limitations of the suspension. It was my first time on one so I wanted to not be carried...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 11:00 AM
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Posted By redleger
I put the DRZ through the ringer Sunday. Hard...

I put the DRZ through the ringer Sunday. Hard single track then just for fun a run around the MX track. I do wish I could find 10% more power somewhere but all in all I am continuing to ride this...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-31-2014, 12:22 PM
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Posted By redleger
Got any leads on a good dirt course? I have been...

Got any leads on a good dirt course? I have been googleing it a lot and can find none around here.

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Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 04:20 AM
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Posted By redleger
Can't get 98 around here. I have thought about...

Can't get 98 around here. I have thought about getting some race fuel to try that. Wasn't sure if the engine would be able to handle it though. I'll try anything to get a bit more power out of the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 07:32 AM
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Posted By redleger
According to some other reading i just did the...

According to some other reading i just did the marks are not always on with alot of models. This very well could be the problem. I am going to order this product and go through the steps 1zero...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 359,679
Posted By redleger
OK so not a mechanical question for once....

OK so not a mechanical question for once. Everything is working mechanically as it should. I was riding Sunday trying to be all fast Kailub Russell style. I noticed a few times I was trying to ride...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 05:08 PM
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Posted By redleger
OK has great laws for this. I had a tagged E...

OK has great laws for this. I had a tagged E model in OK and the process was painless.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 12:58 PM
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Posted By redleger
http://www.jetsrus.com/parts/fasteners.htm ...

http://www.jetsrus.com/parts/fasteners.htm

Anyone know what size the screws going into the bowl are? I want to order 4 replacements with the allen head but not sure about sizes.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 07:16 PM
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Posted By redleger
Yea. Once the filter dried I cracked it open and...

Yea. Once the filter dried I cracked it open and it was a powder. At least the filter stopped it from hitting the carb. Total cleaning this weekend.

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Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 08:50 AM
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Posted By redleger
This fits the stock tank? Sent from my...

This fits the stock tank?

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Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 04:05 PM
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Posted By redleger
Anyone ever seen anything like this? I am...

Anyone ever seen anything like this? I am referring to the White crud build up in my fuel filter.

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p278/redleger/IMG_20140506_165729_zpszo7pbbfm.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 08:15 PM
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Posted By redleger
Check his website I'm pretty sure he changed his...

Check his website I'm pretty sure he changed his hours. Don't remember if its Monday or Friday he changed.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 04:50 AM
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Posted By redleger
I just bought new side plastics from EBay. I...

I just bought new side plastics from EBay. I would keep looking because OEM is expensive. I would offer my old ones but they are thrashed.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 08:46 PM
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Posted By redleger
OK, I was fooling with the bike tonight. Still...

OK, I was fooling with the bike tonight. Still trying to work out the issue with the fact that the bike dies if I quickly blip the throttle.

I was reading up more on carburator tuning, and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 359,679
Posted By redleger
You will need to rejet your carburetor. There are...

You will need to rejet your carburetor. There are many threads and YouTube videos on how to do it.

I recommend you Google the PDF file " how to uncork your drz250"

With those mods you will...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-18-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,410
Views: 122,795
Posted By redleger
Do the still make the BMW enduro? Sent from...

Do the still make the BMW enduro?

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Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,851
Views: 359,679
Posted By redleger
Never underestimate vice grips. I literally use...

Never underestimate vice grips. I literally use them almost every time I work on something. Glad you got it done.

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