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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-16-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By Dirtysouth
I'm going to have to make the trip down and...

I'm going to have to make the trip down and explore the area one weekend. As much as I love the mountains, I really do enjoy the farmland south of Atlanta. Between that and the coastal area, I need...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,594
Posted By Dirtysouth
True, but I highly doubt my dealer would have the...

True, but I highly doubt my dealer would have the spring in stock either and I'm somewhat local to Triumph USA.
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,594
Posted By Dirtysouth
So if this is a common problem, why would you...

So if this is a common problem, why would you travel to a far away land without taking a few extra $3 springs? You dropped the ball with your planning and now want to blame the manufacturer? Quit...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-19-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By Dirtysouth
If the bike has a title and the owner listed on...

If the bike has a title and the owner listed on the title signs the title over to you, you can get a tag and the title swapped over to you. It being from out of state won't matter. I've bought more...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-18-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,137
Posted By Dirtysouth
No more freedom...

I was hoping that MMS wasn't purchasing Freedom in Acworth/Kennesaw but I found out this morning that they had. For whatever reason, they said that they didn't want the Triumph line but were bringing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-18-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By Dirtysouth
Do you have a title for the bike? If yes, and it...

Do you have a title for the bike? If yes, and it has your name on the front as the owner or on the back as the last buyer (can't skip ownership), then get insurance on the bike and go to the local...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
Arrow exhaust with passenger?

This question is for the ones that own the Arrow exhaust. Does it interfere with the passenger in any way? I was going to replace the D&D slip ons with the D&D low exhaust but I'm not convinced that...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 118,092
Posted By Dirtysouth
Can someone kindly give me the cliff notes on the...

Can someone kindly give me the cliff notes on the 2007 Norge? This is the one I am looking at. I have never owned a MG nor know anyone that does. Anything to look for as far as problem areas?
...
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
Scrambler bits for sale...

I'm either going a different route with my Scrambler or selling it (I keep going back and forth on that), but either way some of the items I had on my Scrambler won't work, so they're up for grabs. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-27-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,137
Posted By Dirtysouth
I think Fireman1000 (Chad) and I are the reason...

I think Fireman1000 (Chad) and I are the reason GA changed the tax laws. I believe Chad will agree, but it sure put a damper on my trading.

:clap
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
Brad, Are you using Freewheeling in...

Brad,


Are you using Freewheeling in Kennesaw? I've done business with them and they've always treated me right. I don't know what's done on the first service as I've always skipped it, but the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,137
Posted By Dirtysouth
I've bought a "few" bikes from out of state, and...

I've bought a "few" bikes from out of state, and I've never had an issue registering it in GA. As long as the title is in the name of the person you are buying it from, there won't be an issue. It's...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-22-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Dirtysouth
If he's flying into Atlanta, he can rent from Wow...

If he's flying into Atlanta, he can rent from Wow motorcycles just north of Atlanta in Marietta. I believe that they are an Eagle Rider vendor. They had different bikes the last time I stopped in....
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
Does the stock exhaust not have one?

Does the stock exhaust not have one?
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
You won't be able to use the bar ends with those...

You won't be able to use the bar ends with those bars unless you fab up some inserts.
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,244
Posted By Dirtysouth
The DL650 is a great bike that will do anything...

The DL650 is a great bike that will do anything that you want it to do, but IMHO, it's as bland as they come. The 800 is a great motor on the Triumph, sporty yet reliable. Coming from a Ducati, I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,633
Posted By Dirtysouth
From New Orleans, take 82 over to 87 to the...

From New Orleans, take 82 over to 87 to the Bolivar Peninsula into Galveston and then up to Houston. I came back from South Texas via that way and it was 2 lane roads along the coast. You'll see...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,207
Posted By Dirtysouth
They go off book value, although there may be a...

They go off book value, although there may be a waiver possibly.
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
I understand that suspension needs some travel...

I understand that suspension needs some travel for off road riding, and that's not something we can really cure on the Scrambler. The street is where I spend most of my time, and I need to do...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
The 7" is for the Bonnie or Thruxton. The...

The 7" is for the Bonnie or Thruxton. The Scrambler is 5 3/4" I believe.
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
I was surprised at how capable the Scrambler is....

I was surprised at how capable the Scrambler is. I think everyone else was also. It does need some suspension mods, taller bars, and proper foot pegs to make it better. It's not a 250lb thumper by...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
I was able to get out and play with the big dogs...

I was able to get out and play with the big dogs this week up in KY, WV, and VA. A great trip with some of the best roads I've been on.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
Aftermarket shocks?

I know this is possibly a loaded question, but I'd like to hear the opinions of those that have swapped out the rear shocks and/or front springs. What did you go with? I don't want to drop a lot of...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dirtysouth
Here's my opinion on the matter. I have found...

Here's my opinion on the matter. I have found that regardless of which bike that I own at the moment, I want a different bike that is on the other end of the spectrum. If I have a Thumper, I want a...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,371
Posted By Dirtysouth
I have no idea about you so I won't pass...

I have no idea about you so I won't pass judgement on you my friend. As far as the dealer goes, I just find it ironic that a dealer boasts about selling 100's of Tigers a year, but yet has a leftover...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,371
Posted By Dirtysouth
Sorry but if your dealer was selling 100+ Tigers...

Sorry but if your dealer was selling 100+ Tigers a year, they wouldn't have a 2013 leftover. Even so, the part of your statement that says that they have it listed for $9500 reiterates why the used...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,371
Posted By Dirtysouth
Honestly I don't see you getting close to $10k...

Honestly I don't see you getting close to $10k for it. I'd say you're looking at $8k-$9k. Personally I'd buy one with more farkles albeit more miles for the same money.
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
Pm sent on Ventura rack.

Pm sent on Ventura rack.
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
That looks like the same rack that I have on my...

That looks like the same rack that I have on my scrambler. I picked mine up from PMR racks.
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,103
Posted By Dirtysouth
Good choice. Having owned a DL650 in the past and...

Good choice. Having owned a DL650 in the past and a Gen 1 FZ1, I would've steered you toward the FZ1 also. I went from a DRZ to the DL650 a year after getting into the Adventure bike scene, and while...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
How hard of a compound is the K60's? They do look...

How hard of a compound is the K60's? They do look good, but if they're a harder compound then I would suspect that they wouldn't do as good in the rain or on hard surface, other than wear.

On the...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
Tires....

I run the TKC's on my Scrambler and I'm on the pavement 99% of the time. We live on forty acres so I occasionally get out in the field and play with the girls. I haven't had the chance to try the...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
Good to know. I'll keep at it. Thanks for the...

Good to know. I'll keep at it. Thanks for the reply.
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
Check engine light after AI removal

I did the AI removal on my EFI Scrambler. I knew it would throw a code (complete removal with no resistor), but I was under the impression that I could clear it using TuneEcu. I've unchecked the SAI...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,847
Posted By Dirtysouth
I guess I'm going to be "that guy" this go...

I guess I'm going to be "that guy" this go around, but I don't see anything wrong with their gear or lack thereof. It appears that they have helmets, and full face ones at that. Sure they're not...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
I've never done a big trip to prove anything...

I've never done a big trip to prove anything personally and although I live where there's some good riding, some of the stuff I've wanted to see is pretty far off from where I live. Couple that with...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
I did 1100+ miles in 21 hours on my "old" 2010...

I did 1100+ miles in 21 hours on my "old" 2010 Scrambler. I sold it not long after doing that trip but have regretted that bike sale more than any of the other 30+ bikes that I've owned. I recently...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 28,411
Posted By Dirtysouth
I vote for Oct. 10-12 just because I'm off that...

I vote for Oct. 10-12 just because I'm off that weekend. Was planning on going to the Vintage Festival at Barber but I'd rather head to Tellico Plains for the weekend. :D
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,520,683
Posted By Dirtysouth
Anyone interested in a set of D&D Slip-On pipes?...

Anyone interested in a set of D&D Slip-On pipes? I just got them in, installed them, and took my daughter (9) for a ride. Her legs aren't quiet long enough to give her enough room so she doesn't burn...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-05-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,137
Posted By Dirtysouth
Thanks Dan. If I make the trip over, we'll at...

Thanks Dan. If I make the trip over, we'll at least stay one night.





So more like Chris's speed? :D
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