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Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:44 PM
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Posted By Psycho18th
I love this picture with the little guy looking...

I love this picture with the little guy looking up at you. It was a lot of fun chasing the kids around on their little yellow JR50s on the DRZ. They were like little clones. Now they're both on...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:46 AM
Replies: 26,292
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Posted By Psycho18th
The S models with all the stock switchgear may be...

The S models with all the stock switchgear may be different. This is my setup with tusk bar risers and CR hi bend tusk bars. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Psycho18th
Thanks. I've really been enjoying the 250XCW. The...

Thanks. I've really been enjoying the 250XCW. The frame is a tad bigger than my old 200EXC, but it's still a hoot in the tight stuff.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Psycho18th
Also, not a problem to rotate the throttle...

Also, not a problem to rotate the throttle housing to make cables come outh the bottom. That's what I did with mine.
Psycho
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-24-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Psycho18th
Quick Singletrack ride in the blooming desert AZ

Went for a quick 20 mile loop Wednesday morning before work. The flowers were out in force. Temps were ideal with a nice overcast. Hadn't had the bike out in forever and it ran like a champ. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 03:10 PM
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Posted By Psycho18th
I was the purchaser of these items. Didn't end up...

I was the purchaser of these items. Didn't end up liking the Corbin seat, just a bit too street-y for the riding I do. Didn't end up using the tank either. I like mine with the integrated shrouds...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Psycho18th
I bought a Q4 slip on from an inmate a couple...

I bought a Q4 slip on from an inmate a couple weeks back. I had been running the stock pipe until then. With a fresh repack, I believe the FMF is almost the exact same noise level as stock. Not sure...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 08:24 PM
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Posted By Psycho18th
Has it always been doing this, since you bought...

Has it always been doing this, since you bought it? Cable might have stretched, or some other clutch issue, if this is just cropping up. The lever not returning could just need cable lubed as well...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26,292
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Posted By Psycho18th
Both look ok for their age and use to me. You...

Both look ok for their age and use to me. You just don't know until you check them out. With cash, you can better name your price. Either one could be a good deal or a money pit. It's a real crap...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Psycho18th
No problem. I'm surprised there weren't more...

No problem. I'm surprised there weren't more replies. Usually jetting is a hot and contentious topic. You asked about a wbo2. It's a wide band oxygen sensor that feeds data into a logger, gauge , or...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 07:05 AM
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Posted By Psycho18th
I'm pretty sure this is where I'm at: 160...

I'm pretty sure this is where I'm at:
160 mainjet
stock dxp needle
5th clip
stock 45 pilot jet
2.5 turns fuel screw (using this flexible fuel screw...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 26,292
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Posted By Psycho18th
Definitely easier to get the carb on and off with...

Definitely easier to get the carb on and off with the subframe out of the way, but definitely not required. On the E, no cutting involved in 3x3 mod, just remove the plastic bit with the snorkel....
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By Psycho18th
It will be fine on its side for a while oil-wise....

It will be fine on its side for a while oil-wise. With your luck at the moment, I'd make sure to cover up that opening so nothing drops in there to spoil your day later.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Psycho18th
I've bump started mine with a dead battery that...

I've bump started mine with a dead battery that wouldn't even attempt to turn over with the starter. Wished I had the kicker on those couple occasions. Bump starting solo on flat pavement was a bear,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Psycho18th
Water pump leak

When mine started leaking back in 2011, this is the advice I got from the forum. Followed the link, did the fix, no leak since.
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 06:50 AM
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Posted By Psycho18th
You have to be a little careful here, because the...

You have to be a little careful here, because the Aussie E models ( and maybe other versions?) have the same longer subframe as the S in the U.S.

Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 03:16 PM
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Posted By Psycho18th
That looks like a long day ride from Seattle. ...

That looks like a long day ride from Seattle.
Psycho
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-05-2015, 07:08 PM
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Views: 79,874
Posted By Psycho18th
DRZs like snow too ...

DRZs like snow too
http://i745.photobucket.com/albums/xx93/Psycho18th/F2F181F7-A3F7-44B5-925F-3A00E613F3BD-6565-00000F47C77D6863.jpg

Though mud is more my style...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 26,292
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Posted By Psycho18th
Is it there when coasting at speed with the...

Is it there when coasting at speed with the clutch pulled in? Sprockets, chain and tire still going at the same speed, but takes the engine out of the equation. Might help you narrow it down.

If...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 06:37 AM
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Posted By Psycho18th
My E hopped around like crazy above 50 MPH on the...

My E hopped around like crazy above 50 MPH on the road. I balanced both ends and it went away completely. You'll only notice it on the smooth stuff.

I took each wheel off and put in on the axle...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Psycho18th
Yes. 3500 dirt miles from someone who never...

Yes. 3500 dirt miles from someone who never cleans an air filter or changes the oil could be a worn out bike. 6k+ on the street from someone who does basic maintenance is darn near good as new. As...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Psycho18th
That clamp on the brake is a fantastic idea! I...

That clamp on the brake is a fantastic idea! I used a tie down strap from pedal underneath skid plate to opposite foot peg when I swapped front sprockets. This seems much simpler.

Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 26,292
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Posted By Psycho18th
I can find it searching for posts from you, but...

I can find it searching for posts from you, but don't see it when viewing the thread. Weird.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 08:15 PM
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Posted By Psycho18th
It will be sold as-is, and I don't have a title...

It will be sold as-is, and I don't have a title for it, and it won't pass a sound check, and it costs more than that 950 just to start it...is that a problem?

If not, then sure. Once the 950 is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 08:08 PM
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Posted By Psycho18th
Ahh numbers. Can always count on you to be an...

Ahh numbers. Can always count on you to be an a-hole.

Just thought if anyone else was considering an FMF Q4, it seems like a good product. I had steered away from aftermarket pipe, because most I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26,292
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Posted By Psycho18th
Funny. I always thought of this as a gathering...

Funny. I always thought of this as a gathering of moto adventurers, helping each other out, and sharing the thrills and challenges across the world with the Internet as a tool, not a bunch of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26,292
Views: 4,716,551
Posted By Psycho18th
I've had great luck with the tusk hand guards,...

I've had great luck with the tusk hand guards, which have the same mount. My bike spends a lot of time on the ground and never had an issue with them moving or bending.

Those forks are sure...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By Psycho18th
Absolutely beautiful! You have to take advantage...

Absolutely beautiful! You have to take advantage of those short hours of daylight. I was stationed up at Eielson for a few years and spent many hours on a couple old skidoo summit 2-strokes. My...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26,292
Views: 4,716,551
Posted By Psycho18th
No noticeable wear on my upper roller. I did an...

No noticeable wear on my upper roller. I did an overnight camp trip from Phoenix to flagstaff, maybe 20 lbs or so on the rack, a hydration pack on me, and a lot of rocks and g-outs. The only rubbing...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26,292
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Posted By Psycho18th
The bad tensioners were only on the first couple...

The bad tensioners were only on the first couple years, updated in '03 I believe. Auto tensioner works fine. I had asked if the previous owner had a manual one installed, because if it was adjusted...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26,292
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Posted By Psycho18th
Not sure how many miles/ hours you are at, but a...

Not sure how many miles/ hours you are at, but a stretched cam chain or loose cam chain tensioner could cause a lot of racket. Did the previous owner put on a manual cam chain tensioner that needs...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26,292
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Posted By Psycho18th
That's how I bought my '02 a few years back....

That's how I bought my '02 a few years back. Change oil, clean carb, new air filter, service suspension, drain and clean fuel tank. Check valve clearances to know where you're starting from. Replace...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-19-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,991
Posted By Psycho18th
All of the above. Mainly single track at the MMs,...

All of the above. Mainly single track at the MMs, but like to explore the Bradshaws up to Crown King, and have done some dual sporting from PHX up to Flag. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-18-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,991
Posted By Psycho18th
Good videos. I like your mounting below the...

Good videos. I like your mounting below the visor. I've been running a chest mount lately. It's kind of a neat view, since you get some of the bars in there, but get's in some weird camera angles...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26,292
Views: 4,716,551
Posted By Psycho18th
Take a look at the Tusk kit from Rocky Mountain....

Take a look at the Tusk kit from Rocky Mountain. Less than half the price of BD, and painless install. I've had mine on my '02 E for several years and it's worked flawlessly.
Psycho
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By Psycho18th
I've read some ride reports about Blind Indian...

I've read some ride reports about Blind Indian Trail. It sounds like a good time. I wouldn't attempt Lane going up toward Crown King until you've at least seen it going down. I can send you the GPS...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-14-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By Psycho18th
Bradshaw MTNs AZ, TipTop 233 and Lane 234, mountain goat required

Up TipTop #234 to Crown King, and Back down Lane #233 to Lake Pleasant.
My previous experience on TipTop trail was several years ago, when I saw it on the map and thought it would be a good idea to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-01-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,326
Posted By Psycho18th
Looks like a blast! Haven't been on BIT yet. I...

Looks like a blast! Haven't been on BIT yet. I might have to carry a spot of extra fuel on the smoker to get 90 miles out of it.
Psycho
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26,292
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Posted By Psycho18th
A slipping clutch the engine will accelerate, but...

A slipping clutch the engine will accelerate, but the bike won't. That doesn't sound like what you are describing. It will always grab a little bit in first when the engine isn't running. Any recent...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 26,292
Views: 4,716,551
Posted By Psycho18th
My kit has 2 medium length tire irons, a patch...

My kit has 2 medium length tire irons, a patch kit, and co2 inflators. Most of the time, you can patch the tube without even removing the wheel. If I carry a spare tube, I also include a little tool...
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