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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Today, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Like any motorsport event, you should every one...

Like any motorsport event, you should every one at least once. It is also a networking event to pass out my resume during the daytime. Going to be looking for a job in the motorcycle industry in a...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I have a tank on the flea market. It is a stock...

I have a tank on the flea market. It is a stock green tank. The shrouds are hot garbage, luckily the PO used a tank bra and it is in great shape.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Thanks for the tip. plan on riding there. I...

Thanks for the tip. plan on riding there. I figure it will be much the mad house the Catalunya GP, or Texas Motor Speedway were at race end.
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Finished painting the bike today by painting the...

Finished painting the bike today by painting the rear fender. put an LED 1157 in the tail light while I was at it. HT racks should be in this week and the totally bad ass KLR will be done. Nothing...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-24-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,869
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
2014 Stripple R and a 2000 KLR650(685) that will...

2014 Stripple R and a 2000 KLR650(685) that will be for sale in two weeks when it is finished.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-15-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 39,304
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Mounted the new Kenda Big Block last month. After...

Mounted the new Kenda Big Block last month. After 1300 miles of commuting and long ride yesterday it shows very little wear. A little scary in the first rain when the oil comes up, but doesn't start...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-15-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Bad ass movie. Now will there be an ALCAN 5000...

Bad ass movie. Now will there be an ALCAN 5000 movie? Just wish I could ride my tiger like that.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-15-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Campground near Sam Boyd Stadium

My wife just gave me Supercross ticket for the May 2 finale. Anyone know a good campground around there tent camping friendly, preferably with a shower facility.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-14-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 872
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Maybe northern AZ. You can tag anything here. One...

Maybe northern AZ. You can tag anything here. One guy has plates and rides his 2 stoke dirt bike to school. You could probably tag a 2 stroke powered go cart here and there is grass as near as...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Blue Ridge, I have a shock off a 2000 KLR...

Blue Ridge,

I have a shock off a 2000 KLR with 7700 miles on it. Asking 100 bucks shipped CONUS.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Wacker was after your time, 80s I think. Did you...

Wacker was after your time, 80s I think. Did you happen to know a David Towson? Don't know when he played. I grew up in Ft Worth and my brother and sister are both Frogs. I remember going to games as...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5,707
Views: 330,995
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Playa I would love to ride that area also. If you...

Playa I would love to ride that area also. If you go out this weekend, I would love to follow you on El Tigre II. Don't know if the KLR is ready for prime time.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Nice sweatshirt! We're you ever a Wacker Backer?

Nice sweatshirt! We're you ever a Wacker Backer?
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Question for the masses. I have just started...

Question for the masses. I have just started riding the basket case I resurrected. I have no idea what gearing I have, but seems to running high rpm at 65, 4500 specifically and hits 5k at70.
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 60,612
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
We'll for the money an Alaska Butt Pad is amazing...

We'll for the money an Alaska Butt Pad is amazing in a really hot or cold area. Keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter it summer if you live in Alaska.

Will be ordering some Tiger...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I am officially back in the fold. Road the KLR to...

I am officially back in the fold. Road the KLR to the gas station for its first fill up. Very excited it is finally coming together.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-07-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 750,018
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Sponge, Where were did you ride today. Looks...

Sponge,
Where were did you ride today. Looks like a good ride. If you have tracks I would love them. Spent the day finishing the majors on the KLR. Now she is rideable. Just a few details to sort...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-06-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
You can count me in for a rekluse exp 3.0. Funny...

You can count me in for a rekluse exp 3.0. Funny they make one for the KLR, but not the Tiger.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-06-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 146,047
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Keep us posted. Looking forward to it. Saw one of...

Keep us posted. Looking forward to it. Saw one of your bikes at the Phoenix m/c show. Pretty cool stuff.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Is there any market for a low mileage stock...

Is there any market for a low mileage stock shock? I have installed a Cogent shock and the stocker has 7700 miles on it
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
What you describe as "backfire" on decel is...

What you describe as "backfire" on decel is actually afterburn. Check your air cut valve on the side of your carburetor. That is what it is there for. A backfire comes up through the carb into the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
As far as the KLR is concerned I will agree it's...

As far as the KLR is concerned I will agree it's a loose wire, ground or corrosion. But on the Triumph Street Triple R is concerned its in the ECM. All lights to include the city lights come on with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Thanks. First bike I have owned do this. My...

Thanks. First bike I have owned do this. My Stripple does this, but the headlights don't turn until engine starts.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Question for the Gen I owners. My 2000 is my...

Question for the Gen I owners. My 2000 is my first Gen I. Got the battery in it last week and thought my tail light was out as all other lights worked. Brake light, headlight, and signals, even the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
JT have you been to the huge beer store in...

JT have you been to the huge beer store in Phoenix? Need to go there in search os Pilsner Urquel.

The Gen I started for the first time today and sounded mean as heck with the V&H muffler. Got the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Well going attempt installing the Cogent Dynamics...

Well going attempt installing the Cogent Dynamics shock today and finally start it. Chain, sprockets, and Happy Trail SU racks left to finish it. Wife is like, "are ever going to finish that thing!"
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 60,612
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Pictures, I love pictures of this bike!

Pictures, I love pictures of this bike!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-26-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 750,018
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Sponge, Looks like you had your abs turned...

Sponge,

Looks like you had your abs turned off on your ride. I guess I am lazy, but haven't turned it off since Top of the World Highway. For me the abs works great offroad here in AZ.

Looks...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Snake89, I too went from XRL to KLR. Do you know...

Snake89, I too went from XRL to KLR. Do you know if the Cycle Wizard is still doing motor work. A buddy in school with me just got a XR600 and recommended Shawn for hopping it up.

I went the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Ok I am at that point, but the God damn...

Ok I am at that point, but the God damn instructions say use brackets to mount side panels. First I had to surmise which brackets to use, and they really don't work worth a damn. One stupid picture...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
The IMS is design issues!

The IMS is design issues!
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I am very frustrated with my KLR. Discovered what...

I am very frustrated with my KLR. Discovered what I believe is the KACR spring on the garage floor when I thought I was ready to fire it up for the first time. Ran the starter to verify oil to the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Justin Other those lights look just like the ones...

Justin Other those lights look just like the ones I got from Mondo Moto. Though they function great, they started black in April and are now bronze.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Dirty Dog, is that you that posted about doing...

Dirty Dog, is that you that posted about doing the AZ BDR in June? I might try to tag along for a couple days if you don't mind and schedule permits.

My KLR project is humming along and might be...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Cogent dynamics adventure shock ordered today....

Cogent dynamics adventure shock ordered today. Trying to build a Bad Ass KLR like metal dude to roost and slightly out of control.
Forum: Vendors 01-03-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 60,612
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Wow this is a great project. I am definitely...

Wow this is a great project. I am definitely thinking about a CB500x and this kit. As far as centerstand fitment. Don't use the center stand for a better sump guard and use the Endurostand. I have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-28-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,124
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I'm in on a BBF ride. Will be on a Tiger 800 XC.

I'm in on a BBF ride. Will be on a Tiger 800 XC.
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I agree on the clymer comment that they do...

I agree on the clymer comment that they do explain a little more. I am using oem service manual and clymer on the KLR. Now my Triumph manuals are nice. The exploded diagrams at the beginning of each...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Now where is the fun in that!

Now where is the fun in that!
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15,944
Views: 1,779,021
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Star chaser I am going to try Kenda Big...

Star chaser

I am going to try Kenda Big Blocks on my bad ass KLR project. I have had good luck with D606s. Broke the peg feelers off and got good traction off road. They ended lasting around 5k...
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