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Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 96,385
Views: 18,181,698
Posted By Flatulator
hell .. I don't loosen anything ... I straighten...

hell .. I don't loosen anything ... I straighten them in the field shortly after the drop ... I sit on the bike and note which side needs to go FORWARD ... get off while holding the bars and work...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,516
Posted By Flatulator
Oh and I have one of those myself ... (a 110mph...

Oh and I have one of those myself ... (a 110mph (actual) RD400 with DG heads etc etc)

400's seem to respond much better than the 350's do "that treatment"
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,516
Posted By Flatulator
first of all ... he was talking RD350 .. wasn't...

first of all ... he was talking RD350 .. wasn't he ?

yup

... and for street useage for an RD 350 ... yeah all "those things" ... are basically a waste of time/money ... powerband killers...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,862
Posted By Flatulator
NO ... please try and pay attention ... ALUMINUM...

NO ... please try and pay attention ... ALUMINUM (num num :evil ) .. can be pure (not an alloy) ...

It is found on the .. ta da ! ... "periodical table of elements"
I have purchased and worked...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 96,385
Views: 18,181,698
Posted By Flatulator
Waaaay back in this thread ... one of the guys...

Waaaay back in this thread ... one of the guys who does shock work ... said just changing the (R) shock oil to 15 weight ... made it go from almost "no damping" ... to significant damping.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,862
Posted By Flatulator
yah ... "correct" ... after your little...

yah ... "correct" ... after your little collective purposely went and CHANGED it from what you previously called "correct" .... :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,862
Posted By Flatulator
Which I already covered Sherlock

Which I already covered Sherlock
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,516
Posted By Flatulator
Changing wheel size ... will not change wheelbase...

Changing wheel size ... will not change wheelbase on any bike ... you could use 10 inch wheels ... the wheelbase stays the same (unless you make other changes of course).

... and ... if you meant...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,862
Posted By Flatulator
"Alloy" ... does NOT mean ALUMINUM !

The word "alloy" ... absolutely ... positively ... does NOT mean "aluminum" !

or "of aluminum" ! ... or "partly aluminum" !

The misuse seems to have started with the Aussies ? ... who...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,280
Posted By Flatulator
exactly as I said it would be the marking...

exactly as I said it would be

the marking ".075" ... means ... 3rd over ...

stock is ... no numbers
1st over is ... .025
2nd over is ... .050
3rd over is ... .075
4th ............. 1.00
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,853
Posted By Flatulator
I say its basically all EGO ... your buddies...

I say its basically all EGO ... your buddies will laugh at you/make fun of you if you ride some "small" bike.

... embarrassment ... is probably the most powerful motivater (of all) for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,750
Posted By Flatulator
Whats a Yahama ? I never heard of a Yahama...

Whats a Yahama ?

I never heard of a Yahama ?

When you say it out loud ... do you pronounce the "H" sound before the "M" sound ?

... gotta go ... gunna drive my rFod to the srote
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,826
Posted By Flatulator
I'll sell you a picture of one for $2000

I'll sell you a picture of one for $2000
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 96,385
Views: 18,181,698
Posted By Flatulator
Hey Robert Taylor ... don't go thinking that just...

Hey Robert Taylor ... don't go thinking that just because someone said something bad about anybody (you) ... on the internet ... that everybody/anybody just takes the "tellers" side of the story as...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 96,385
Views: 18,181,698
Posted By Flatulator
well ... theres a bit of funkiness with the...

well ... theres a bit of funkiness with the "upgrade" ... I'm on the last page ... but it says I'm not

:norton
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 96,385
Views: 18,181,698
Posted By Flatulator
boy that totally depends on the weather ... and...

boy that totally depends on the weather ... and how soon you "have" to be there

Like ... if you got a "heat" wave ... mid 60's during the day? ... I'd take the DR ... and take a more lesiurely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,641
Posted By Flatulator
:D ... for the OP ... first of all ......

:D


... for the OP ... first of all ... snowmobiles are "different" ... virtually the entire riders body is shielded behind "something" ... (nothing takes a direct wind blast)
... thats on a...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-01-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,280
Posted By Flatulator
... and I say its more than just "piston slap"...

... and I say its more than just "piston slap" (on the left side - only) ... I bet there'll be obvious evidence of a previous seizure or some other mechanical damage ... (broken ring catching a port...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,450
Posted By Flatulator
WTF ? an XR650R ... has NOTHING in common with...

WTF ?
an XR650R ... has NOTHING in common with an XR650L ... so why would you say that ?

and it (XR650R) ... is absolutely an equal (motorwise/performancewise) ... to a KTM 690

not to...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-01-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,280
Posted By Flatulator
the right side sounds 100% normal the left...

the right side sounds 100% normal

the left side ... since it sounds signif diff ... Its gotta be looked at.

Some advice you prob don't want > ... get any SIGNIFICANT mech stuff fixed...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,875
Posted By Flatulator
well it is (more comp oriented) ... except for...

well it is (more comp oriented) ... except for the pipe - and the thicker gasket ... its kinda like the rubber reducers in the XR650R airbox .. or the artificial throttle stop on a WR426 (and its...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 45,032
Posted By Flatulator
and then ... you grew up

and then ... you grew up
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,875
Posted By Flatulator
a 250 2 stroke will only get about 25 miles per...

a 250 2 stroke will only get about 25 miles per (US) gallon ... (11 km per liter )

and .. for me ... it would suck to ride a 250 2 stroke dirt bike for an hour on the road :puke1
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,875
Posted By Flatulator
... don't know about outside of the US ... but IN...

... don't know about outside of the US ... but IN the US ... an RMX actually WAS a fair novice bike ... because the stock (RMX) pipe knocks about 6HP off it

... as the guy above said ... not much...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,875
Posted By Flatulator
Theres no mystery here The KLX is not only...

Theres no mystery here

The KLX is not only a 4 stroke ... its a street legal 4 stroke

The RMX is of course a 2 stroke (and its not street legal - stock) ... based on the RM250 ... which is an...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 96,385
Views: 18,181,698
Posted By Flatulator
another one eh ? "only MX bikes " ...........

another one eh ?

"only MX bikes " ........ ? ......... well what do you think 90% (OK .. 80% ? ) of all "dirtbikes" sold are bubby ?

You even admit it by saying the J's make very few enduro...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 96,385
Views: 18,181,698
Posted By Flatulator
RIGHT ! ... which means that 90% of all dirt...

RIGHT ! ... which means that 90% of all dirt bikes sold ... have 19 inch tires

"off-road" is a concept not even known to 50% of the potential showroom buyers

MX bikes out sell "off-road"...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 96,385
Views: 18,181,698
Posted By Flatulator
? you did say "racing" ? (not sure you...

?

you did say "racing" ? (not sure you actually meant racing ) .... but if you did ... 18's are not "the size" for racing anymore ... haven't been for many years ... 19"ers have long supplanted...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,790
Posted By Flatulator
I don't get it .... the blue bike above does NOT...

I don't get it .... the blue bike above does NOT have YZ forks swingarm wheels/tires etc etc etc ?

Its an RD ... with "dirty" tires ........ ?
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,350
Posted By Flatulator
so ... you figure the 102 "actual" claim above...

so ... you figure the 102 "actual" claim above (2nd post from top) was .....

... downhill ? ... :evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,350
Posted By Flatulator
doooooood ! ... no way !? I would believe...

doooooood ! ... no way !?

I would believe 108 INDICATED ?
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,548
Posted By Flatulator
I believe its because a LOT of them ... have...

I believe its because a LOT of them ... have been snapped up by low-balling exporters and shipped to other countries for resale.
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,539
Posted By Flatulator
If I was going to ride freeways all the time ......

If I was going to ride freeways all the time ... I wouldn't ride ANY thumper

Freeways ? ... the death of all riding enjoyment .. riding freeways and sitting in a jail cell ? ... thats about a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,471
Posted By Flatulator
I was wondering if the rings got damaged during...

I was wondering if the rings got damaged during install
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,350
Posted By Flatulator
"with gearing" .... ? 140 kph is 87 mph ...

"with gearing" .... ?

140 kph is 87 mph

So far we have one claim of 102mph 'actual'

... I am just curious if the WRR's stock gearing ... is a little too short to let it reach a higher...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 96,385
Views: 18,181,698
Posted By Flatulator
[quote=NordieBoy]Stock hp numbers for both bikes....

[quote=NordieBoy]Stock hp numbers for both bikes.
And if the 625 is uncorked as well?
Weight diff is about 15kg.
[quote]

I guess you don't understand the uncorking on an XR650R ... it's...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 96,385
Views: 18,181,698
Posted By Flatulator
furthermore ... the XR650R is an acknowledged...

furthermore ... the XR650R is an acknowledged EQUAL in motor performance to the "mighty" 690 ! ...

So KTM must've really screwed up when they made the "mighty" 690 SLOWER than a 12 year old 620...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 96,385
Views: 18,181,698
Posted By Flatulator
pfffft ... bull ... (on the KTM 620 having more...

pfffft ... bull ... (on the KTM 620 having more hp than any XR650R that has been uncorked)

people are constantly (still .. after all these years ?) ... quoting RW numbers versus crankshaft...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By Flatulator
riding "dirt roads" can be done on a Harley Road...

riding "dirt roads" can be done on a Harley Road King ...

Hang with the group ? ... depends on the group .. but there is always pavement after the dirt right ? ... so gain it back there
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 96,385
Views: 18,181,698
Posted By Flatulator
I am not buying that for one second ... ...

I am not buying that for one second ...

Either the KTM you were riding was NOT stock ... or you were riding against XR650R's with the factory "corking" still in place ...

XR650R's are 51...
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