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Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,110
Posted By Gravetter
Chest freezer in garage...

Our attached two-stall garage sees low 20s a few weeks a year, plenty of 30s, 40s, 50s, 60, 70s, 80s and 90s. We received a small deep freeze for xmas and was wanting to put it in the garage.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 305,734
Posted By Gravetter
That was weak reason, so let me try again. ...

That was weak reason, so let me try again.

Amateur rider, mainly woods over the past 20 years. Took a break for a bit and started up again 3 years ago.

I just couldn't get comfortable with the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 305,734
Posted By Gravetter
I bought it without the starter working....

I bought it without the starter working. Researching these things told me the starter will probably need a rebuild or possibly replaced as well as doing the preventative mods. After riding all...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 305,734
Posted By Gravetter
I've got a 2011 300 and have two questions: ...

I've got a 2011 300 and have two questions:

I've removed all my electric start parts and really don't want to pay $80+ for a new flywheel cover. I was looking at the area on my cover where the...
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By Gravetter
Build a standing frame around the entire room and...

Build a standing frame around the entire room and then mount the bed to that frame. Thereby getting rid of any standing beams in the living/walking area of the room.

We did this in college and it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15,933
Views: 1,776,215
Posted By Gravetter
Bought a 2011 a few weeks ago and have been...

Bought a 2011 a few weeks ago and have been blasting around the back roads. It's been awhile since I had a road bike as my typical riding is single track on a 2011 KTM 300. Well, I got cocky on the...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,136
Posted By Gravetter
I'm heading to Milwaukee next weekend and plan on...

I'm heading to Milwaukee next weekend and plan on going to Duluth Trading and buying a pair of fire hose. Very informative thread.
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,136
Posted By Gravetter
Great info, folks. Thanks. I've have weird...

Great info, folks. Thanks.

I've have weird "dimensions" with my tall and lean frame so I'll try on a few before I lock something down.
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 411,290
Posted By Gravetter
Wow, just finished reading the entire thing over...

Wow, just finished reading the entire thing over a one month period. Absolutely enjoyed it, thank you very much for the great report, it's now one of my favorites.

What jacket, pants and boots...
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,136
Posted By Gravetter
Work pants - whatcha wear?

I'm tired of destroying my retired jeans after a busy weekend working outside. I'm going to spent <$100 on some jeans/pants that are right for the job.

The three I plan on trying on and...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,858
Posted By Gravetter
Agreed. I'm seeing it for much more than that.

Agreed. I'm seeing it for much more than that.
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 81,844
Posted By Gravetter
I'm seeing the MV-5 for $150-$200 cheaper than...

I'm seeing the MV-5 for $150-$200 cheaper than anything Helite offers. If one is going to be drastically (life-saving) better than the other, price doesn't matter. I continue my research but wanted...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,291
Posted By Gravetter
Tusk enduro kit can be bought from rockymountain....

Tusk enduro kit can be bought from rockymountain. Very cheap (especially after you use a 10% off). I was happy with the kit on my Ktm 450.
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 180,532
Posted By Gravetter
Just caught up. Really enjoying your report....

Just caught up. Really enjoying your report. Thank you for sharing and good luck!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Gravetter
Thanks, fellas. Found someone. Mods may...

Thanks, fellas. Found someone.

Mods may close/delete.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Gravetter
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,498
Posted By Gravetter
10-4. I'll run the class A all the way past...

10-4.

I'll run the class A all the way past the peak. It was just a question that crossed my mind. Thanks.

Also, I've decided on one of these for the flashing:
...
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,498
Posted By Gravetter
Got a little busy, but I'm going to buy some...

Got a little busy, but I'm going to buy some material tomorrow and get started.

Another question. Like I said before, I'll be running single wall up to the ceiling > adapter > double wall through...
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,408
Posted By Gravetter
No way! You would be doing a huge disservice...

No way!

You would be doing a huge disservice to that 2-smoker by going electric. Get that baby going and let it rip!

Old KT100 engine?
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,498
Posted By Gravetter
Like this: ...

Like this:

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mDYYLFEmPnE
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,498
Posted By Gravetter
What would be a good solution with my metal roof?...

What would be a good solution with my metal roof? My ceiling is the same as this:

http://www.shadebuilder.com/images/pole-barn-4.jpg



I'm okay with the weight resting on the stove, but am...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,498
Posted By Gravetter
Trying to finalize my pole barn install and have...

Trying to finalize my pole barn install and have a few questions.

I'm building the typical barrel stove which has a 6" outlet for the chimney.

I'm going to go with all Duravent parts and...
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By Gravetter
Just got the same one. I'd be more than happy to...

Just got the same one. I'd be more than happy to mail it to someone if they want to use it in store. Just shoot me a pm with your address and I'll put it in the mail today or tomorrow.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-28-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,055
Posted By Gravetter
I've got a form printed prior to the rule change....

I've got a form printed prior to the rule change. I'm gonna take it in and see what happens. It's ridiculous seeing all these idiots riding around on their underpowered, unlicensed mopeds, but we...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-13-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,055
Posted By Gravetter
Care to expand on the Michigan thing? How did you...

Care to expand on the Michigan thing? How did you do it?




Same as above, do you mind explaining a bit more?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-12-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,055
Posted By Gravetter
2 year old thread... I'm seeing on the...

2 year old thread...


I'm seeing on the "Vehicle Body Change Form" line 4 states: This form cannot be used to change the body type of a vehicle manufactured as an off-road vehicle.

How did...
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By Gravetter
Just sealed a deal through uship. $215 from...

Just sealed a deal through uship. $215 from Clevland to Evansville. Would have cost me near that plus 14 hours of my time to go get it. Mom and pop company has over 800 5 star reviews.
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By Gravetter
Uship is just a middle man for connecting you...

Uship is just a middle man for connecting you with shippers. You get to choose who ships your bike. If you read reviews and talk to the shippers, you can get a good idea of who you're dealing with. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By Gravetter
2007 KTM 450 XC, specific picture needed

I am needing a close-up shot of the compliance label located on the frame under the headlight. I need to be able to read it, so if it could be clear, I'd greatly appreciate it.

I plan on remaking...
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,862
Posted By Gravetter
Agreed. $20 to hone at my local place. It...

Agreed.

$20 to hone at my local place. It would have cost me more to buy the hone and I'm not a pro.

I dropped of my cylinder, piston and asked them to tell me if it needs more than a hone for...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,568
Posted By Gravetter
Backpack sprayer - pass This thing isn't the...

Backpack sprayer - pass

This thing isn't the most comfortable but it works great and is much better than the gallon pump tanks. I've got about 1.5 hours on mine with no issues. I could spray all...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,568
Posted By Gravetter
I've had zero issues with mine. Used it quite a...

I've had zero issues with mine. Used it quite a bit. Just picked up an 450 xc and drove 300 miles including some pretty good twisties through the TN hills.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-15-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Gravetter
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Gravetter
Engine number is 7-594*32752* 7 = 2007 594...

Engine number is 7-594*32752*

7 = 2007
594 = 525

Correct?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-14-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Gravetter
VIN Check - What is this?

vbkmxm4067m317409

A google search brings up this:

http://faxvin.com/2007/KTM/530/VBKMXM4067M3

2007 KTM 530


But using the "decoder" it's an "MXM 520 SX RFS".
Forum: The Garage 07-13-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,641
Posted By Gravetter
Socket organization - let's see some nefty ideas

In a box, on peg boards, on a shelf, whatever you do to organize your socket sets, let's see them.

I really like the Westling socket organizers but $120 can be spent elsewhere. I like DIY.
...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-11-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By Gravetter
I guess they *could* be 15 years old if someone...

I guess they *could* be 15 years old if someone bought the bike and immediately replaced with these aftermarket 42kg ones. The stock springs are 32kg (thirty-something, not 100% sure) so these are...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-11-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By Gravetter
KDX200 Fork question

I've got a 2003 KDX200 that I bought at the beginning of the year for woods riding. I've been having an absolute blast, but have started working through it finding out what the previous owner(s) did...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 65,608
Posted By Gravetter
Code sent. Please pay it forward.

Code sent. Please pay it forward.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 65,608
Posted By Gravetter
I've got a code and want to pay it forward. First...

I've got a code and want to pay it forward. First to PM gets it.
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