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Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 43,977
Posted By BigT
I didn't think you could remove the stock air box...

I didn't think you could remove the stock air box and have it run right.
did you simply remove it and re-jet the carb, or was it more complicated?

An old post I know, but I thought it was worth...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,963
Posted By BigT
OK, here's a better angle of the KTM 950 fender I...

OK, here's a better angle of the KTM 950 fender I mounted.

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b65/BlueBuellFool/mudflats1_zps810656d2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,963
Posted By BigT
Not the best angle I know, but I did the mod and...

Not the best angle I know, but I did the mod and liked it a lot..... then I sold the bike and got out of riding. :cry

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b65/BlueBuellFool/trailheadklr1.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,624
Posted By BigT
I wonder what it's worth? Anyone remember what...

I wonder what it's worth? Anyone remember what they paid for theirs? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 14,818
Views: 1,584,426
Posted By BigT
Cool video! That was fun to watch. :thumb

Cool video! That was fun to watch. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,702
Posted By BigT
I still miss my old "Tuber" M2. Great bike, no...

I still miss my old "Tuber" M2. Great bike, no issues, and except for not having any storage or a place to put anything (including no helmet lock), a ton of fun on long rides. :thumb
...
Forum: Americas 04-24-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,295
Posted By BigT
I just found this thread... That explains your...

I just found this thread... That explains your email yesterday. :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 14,818
Views: 1,584,426
Posted By BigT
Wow, that's a first! I've never seen someone try...

Wow, that's a first! I've never seen someone try to improve air flow by cutting a hole between the air filter and carb. What a moron. :lol3
Nice hack job. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,313,429
Posted By BigT
Got a link to share for the light you got? :ear

Got a link to share for the light you got? :ear
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,828
Posted By BigT
I say we all go to Richard's house and string him...

I say we all go to Richard's house and string him up! :lol3 Where's my torch and pitchfork? :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,864
Posted By BigT
Wow, beautiful looking bike! I also love old...

Wow, beautiful looking bike! I also love old bikes, I just don't fit on them too well, that's why I ride a KLR 650. Then again, given the technology that's used on the KLR's, I suppose it could be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,828
Posted By BigT
So does that mean the road closure is the fault...

So does that mean the road closure is the fault of that KLR rider?

Just so we have someone to blame it on. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 96,174
Posted By BigT
I got my compressor at MalWart for $10. It's not...

I got my compressor at MalWart for $10. It's not the Slime model, but it works great. My only regret/concern is that in an attempt to save space, I removed the "guts" from the plastic housing, so...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,313,429
Posted By BigT
Yeah, I'm afraid that might be what I end up...

Yeah, I'm afraid that might be what I end up doing as well. I started out with it mounted to the front brake master, but I got tired of having to take my eyes that far off the road to look at the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,313,429
Posted By BigT
Though improving the windscreen is still a work...

Though improving the windscreen is still a work in progress, one thing I like about the fairing mod is how it opens up space for my GPS and soon-to-be instrument cluster/dashboard behind the...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 96,174
Posted By BigT
I go to REI once in a while, usually with a...

I go to REI once in a while, usually with a friend who still shops there, but I can't remember the last time I actually bought anything.

The prices and the yuppification are the two reasons I...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 96,174
Posted By BigT
"MalWart" carries the Mountain House freeze-dried...

"MalWart" carries the Mountain House freeze-dried meals? I'll bet they're a lot cheaper than Really Expensive Inventory.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,326
Posted By BigT
I was sitting out on a rock just below the tower....

I was sitting out on a rock just below the tower.

I saw a bunch of SFMC members taking a group photo in the lot after the sunrise. Maybe you were one of them.
I was about 10' from the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8,531
Views: 2,089,392
Posted By BigT
I'm still playing around with windscreen ideas......

I'm still playing around with windscreen ideas...



http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b65/BlueBuellFool/mudflats1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,313,429
Posted By BigT
I cut the lip off of mine and it did nothing at...

I cut the lip off of mine and it did nothing at all, in fact it might even have gotten worse. Like you say, YMMV.

I'm 6'4".

My latest attempt at reducing buffeting is a modified +4" shield...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,326
Posted By BigT
Beautiful Easter morning this year. Nice, clear...

Beautiful Easter morning this year. Nice, clear weather, cool temps, and a fantastic view! There was a HUGE turnout this year. :clap

Taken at 6:45AM from the fire lookout at the top of Mt. Tam. ...
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By BigT
There's your solution right there. :thumb I'd...

There's your solution right there. :thumb I'd keep the old tube for an emergency spare.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 151,660
Posted By BigT
Ha! It's over 200 miles, one-way, for me to...

Ha! It's over 200 miles, one-way, for me to reach Paradise. :cry




What is this a picture of? :huh
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-03-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 601,559
Posted By BigT
Nice shot. :freaky Your post has me looking at...

Nice shot. :freaky Your post has me looking at maps of the area for future rides. :wink: Is there any place to camp up there?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,326
Posted By BigT
People show up here...

People show up here...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5,009
Views: 477,326
Posted By BigT
Easter Sunday Sunrise Ride?

Is anyone here planning to attend the Easter Sunday Sunrise Ride up to Mt. Tam in Marin this weekend?

I know there was some question about the gate being open early enough last year (it ended up...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-31-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 601,559
Posted By BigT
I'm pretty sure I don't have to caption this one....

I'm pretty sure I don't have to caption this one. :wink:

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b65/BlueBuellFool/DansSFRide062011.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,313,429
Posted By BigT
Right here on this board! :deal ...

Right here on this board! :deal

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=380877
Forum: Americas 03-28-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,240
Posted By BigT
Screw the GPS, you don't need it, and for the...

Screw the GPS, you don't need it, and for the very reasons you mention.
All you need are some good maps, a compass, and, if you like, a cell phone.

Do a little research before you leave and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3,028
Views: 850,260
Posted By BigT
Now it looks like this. :wink: ...

Now it looks like this. :wink:

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b65/BlueBuellFool/BrownsValley2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,288
Posted By BigT
Cool, thanks for the link! I've bookmarked it....

Cool, thanks for the link! I've bookmarked it. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,288
Posted By BigT
Yes. When doing searches for questions I have, I...

Yes. When doing searches for questions I have, I find these threads and figure folks will have the answers I'm looking for.

I thought that's how it was supposed to work.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,288
Posted By BigT
Does anyone know what aluminum bar make & model...

Does anyone know what aluminum bar make & model is the same size/shape/rise/etc. as the stock bars?

I like the "dimensions" of the stock bars, but the steel vibrates too much and I'd like to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,838
Posted By BigT
I keep meaning to do this... Maybe this thread...

I keep meaning to do this... Maybe this thread will be the kick in the arse I need to get going on it. :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,460
Posted By BigT
My first impression of my (stock) '08, which I...

My first impression of my (stock) '08, which I bought new, was that it was more powerful than my (lightly modded) '05, which I also bought new. Since then I've had an '03 and an '06, but I've never...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8,531
Views: 2,089,392
Posted By BigT
I'm still running the 244's. I'm on my 3rd,...

I'm still running the 244's. I'm on my 3rd, trouble-free, set of 'em. :thumb

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b65/BlueBuellFool/244Shinko.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,313,429
Posted By BigT
What was the cost for the head/valve work? ...

What was the cost for the head/valve work?

:tb
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,509
Posted By BigT
What windscreen is that you're running and how do...

What windscreen is that you're running and how do you like it?

It's always fun to see a KLR at the track.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,241
Posted By BigT
I did something very similar to mine using a +4"...

I did something very similar to mine using a +4" screen. I'm still on the fence with this new look, though. It's pretty damn ugly. :lol3
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,460
Posted By BigT
Traitor! :D

Traitor! :D
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