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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:56 AM
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Posted By bkoz
Alongat, have you considered having the oil sumps...

Alongat, have you considered having the oil sumps merged? Thumper Racing and DJH are known for this mod. I think overall oil capacity after this mod is 1.6L if i remember correctly.

If you...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
I don't think they make a mousse in a 17". I am...

I don't think they make a mousse in a 17". I am really thinking of trying one in my race bike next year.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 06:20 PM
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Posted By bkoz
The EXC-R's are 08-'11. Looks like they dropped...

The EXC-R's are 08-'11. Looks like they dropped the -R on the 350/500's
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
I know its a little late as you ordered your...

I know its a little late as you ordered your tools already but here is by far the best method of changing tires. Follow his steps using Motion Pro tools and you will have good luck.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
Hmm, that looks like one high dollar PCV valve.

Hmm, that looks like one high dollar PCV valve.
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 09:08 AM
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Posted By bkoz
IMHO that is poor advice to be yelling at a...

IMHO that is poor advice to be yelling at a newbie. You should be focusing on body position, line choice and learning to carry more speed.

Personally I don't feather the clutch a huge amount on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
Yes, don't bother with buying a hone. Get the...

Yes, don't bother with buying a hone. Get the engine builder to give it quick touch up. By far the the easiest solution.
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
Not if you made contact with the outer race. ...

Not if you made contact with the outer race. Hammering on the inner race can cause damage to the bearing. Next time use a heat gun. Heat the hub with the heat gun and bearings will drop right in.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
:clap These are by far the best extractors i...

:clap

These are by far the best extractors i have used:

https://www.ridgid.com/ca/en/10-screw-extractor-set

The kit comes with pilot bushings that allow you to center the drill bit on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
Did you back bleed the brakes? I have found in...

Did you back bleed the brakes? I have found in the past that this is the only way to bleed some systems, especially after replacing components.

If you have back bled it and it still feels mushy...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 08:17 AM
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Posted By bkoz
We put the Moto-GPS on my brothers DR last...

We put the Moto-GPS on my brothers DR last summer. The GPS is very, very basic. Only 2 colors and a pain to use. You can't download maps, only tracks which have to be tediously built on a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,105,592
Posted By bkoz
The FMF loose packing is for 2 strokes. FMF sells...

The FMF loose packing is for 2 strokes. FMF sells the blanket style for 4 strokes.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
Neat to see the different responses, here is my...

Neat to see the different responses, here is my take, with a more dirt based twist:

1. I am 6' with a 33" inseam. The footpegs are a bit high but acceptable. Lowered footpegs are a street only...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
LOL, that reminds me of a dualsport ride and...

LOL, that reminds me of a dualsport ride and after finishing a wide open gravel section a KTM690 rider came up to look over my DR. He was convinced that it was a big bore because there is no way I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 02:29 AM
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Posted By bkoz
I put DDC's in my brothers bike this summer. I...

I put DDC's in my brothers bike this summer. I have RT emulators in my bike. We are similar in weight. The DDC's are much more supple on low speed hits and in trail chatter. They are good enough...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
Link? Google came up with nothing. This probably...

Link? Google came up with nothing. This probably wouldn't scratch my itch to replace the DR but interesting nontheless.
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6,878
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Posted By bkoz
Yup they are tanks. This is why mine will...

Yup they are tanks. This is why mine will probably be for sale in the spring. Compared to my 250XC my 450 is no fun at all in really technical mountain single track. And it sucks for long...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
Maxima Chain Clean Up works very well. O-ring...

Maxima Chain Clean Up works very well. O-ring safe.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 09:56 PM
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Posted By bkoz
If you have an old computer with windows XP or...

If you have an old computer with windows XP or older the CD may open. I can't get it to open on any of my newer comps.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
Bottomed out. And I built a bracket with a 90...

Bottomed out. And I built a bracket with a 90 because I constantly snagged the button with my boot.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By bkoz
My wife hates riding 2 up on the DR, even with...

My wife hates riding 2 up on the DR, even with the Sargent seat. I can't get her on it anymore. I am 6'/175lbs and she's 5'4"/115lbs. She complains of being very cramped and that the foot pegs are...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 10:45 AM
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Posted By bkoz
I put Cogent DDC's in my brothers bike this...

I put Cogent DDC's in my brothers bike this summer and the spacers were bang on.

That doesn't mean that Cogent didn't change spring suppliers or had the new kid making spacers.

Double check...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
I can get the DR too ping too, but only when hot...

I can get the DR too ping too, but only when hot and abusing her in tight trails.

Have you tried a different grade of fuel...?

If you really wanted to experiment you could slot the pulsar...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
The sag measurement your are setting is your...

The sag measurement your are setting is your "race" sag.

After you have that set take the bike off the stand and measure how much the bike sags with no one sitting on it. This is your static...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
My bad, must of read is somewhere else. I get...

My bad, must of read is somewhere else. I get the "Power lost" message pop up on my 2 stroke all the time because the starter sucks so much juice from the little battery. But I have never had the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 10:07 AM
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Posted By bkoz
Your error is assuming that the rear wheel will...

Your error is assuming that the rear wheel will move the entire 594mm during its travel.

You want 33% of usable travel. If the bike is not lowered it is 259mm, lowered is 221mm

So 259mm...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
I have had good luck with using Duetsch connector...

I have had good luck with using Duetsch connector on all my bikes for the GPS.

http://www.deutschconnector.com/products/deutsch_connectors/deutsch_dt_series_connectors/

And I also run it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
A relay allows a shorter run from the battery to...

A relay allows a shorter run from the battery to the bulb. Shorter run = less resistance = more voltage at light bulb. The correct way is to run larger gauge wires between the battery/relay/bulb...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 12:37 PM
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Posted By bkoz
Not if you use the correct grit, ie. 120 white or...

Not if you use the correct grit, ie. 120 white or 80 yellow. And even if it did it is still much better than scoring the case.

And I am personally not a huge fan of the chemical gasket...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
Do yourself a favor and pick up either a white or...

Do yourself a favor and pick up either a white or yellow Roloc bristle disc. Works amazing on aluminum
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 08:36 PM
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Posted By bkoz
I put chunks of rubber tubing between the...

I put chunks of rubber tubing between the underside of the fender and the lugs for the factory fender extension.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
I hate the park light too. Pretty easy to...

I hate the park light too.

Pretty easy to bypass, this is the plug and wire:

http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh111/bkozphotobucket/DR650/2013-12-29155459_zps49893286.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 102,247
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Posted By bkoz
I average around 1 1/4 turns but its weather and...

I average around 1 1/4 turns but its weather and altitude dependent. Play with it a little, don't worry you won't go blind.
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,669
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Posted By bkoz
Ding, ding, ding. I still don't understand the...

Ding, ding, ding. I still don't understand the fascination with Knipex pliers in a motorcycles tool roll....
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,105,592
Posted By bkoz
The XCMH's are sized oddly small. The 140/80...

The XCMH's are sized oddly small. The 140/80 fits perfectly on the 450.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6,878
Views: 1,105,592
Posted By bkoz
I had the XMCH on my 450 for a good chunk of last...

I had the XMCH on my 450 for a good chunk of last season. I was really impressed with how long it lasted and its performance. The performance is good enough that I would run one on my 2 stroke in a...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 747,470
Posted By bkoz
Lift the front end off the ground. Loosen the...

Lift the front end off the ground. Loosen the rhs fork pinch bolt. Spin the front tire by hand and while it is spinning hit the front brake hard. Do this 2 or 3 times. Then tighten your rhs pinch...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,669
Views: 1,037,439
Posted By bkoz
Not a pissing contest, just passing on my...

Not a pissing contest, just passing on my experiences. I did the same thing. Wow, look at that folding chainsaw, what a perfect idea. And it packs great in my tank bag. Then I hit dead fall and...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,669
Views: 1,037,439
Posted By bkoz
I have only had experience with the REI/MEC...

I have only had experience with the REI/MEC versions. It just was not worth the effort compared to a good quality folding saw. I have gone through 10" logs with very little effort with my Silky. ...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,669
Views: 1,037,439
Posted By bkoz
The only thing good about those pocket chain saws...

The only thing good about those pocket chain saws is the little screw top tin they are stored in. The saw itself is a total waste of time in the bush.

I highly recommend a Silky Gomboy, you get...
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