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Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12,021
Views: 2,613,502
Posted By zomby woof
I own a fuel injected Honda, and I can tell you,...

I own a fuel injected Honda, and I can tell you, it's no advantage. It's the worst executed FI I have ever seen. It goes back and forth from closed to open loop, lean to rich on a whim, and runs so...
Forum: Canada 02-10-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By zomby woof
After hearing good reviews about them, I dropped...

After hearing good reviews about them, I dropped my suspension off for service and possible revalve. The price on the phone jumped dramatically once I was in the shop, and two weeks after I'd dropped...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,084
Posted By zomby woof
There is no duty on this stuff from Canada...

There is no duty on this stuff from Canada customs. It's GST.
Forum: Canada 01-25-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,118
Posted By zomby woof
An important skill would be ordering parts. ...

An important skill would be ordering parts.

I took a list of parts I wanted, with the part numbers, and explained to the counter guy what the bike was, what the parts were, and exactly what I...
Forum: Canada 01-18-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,840
Posted By zomby woof
You are partially right. Insurance in Ontario is,...

You are partially right. Insurance in Ontario is, for the most part, run by the province, and the reason our rates are so high compared to the states is because of the mandatory coverages. You are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 26,578
Posted By zomby woof
Around here the RM's are worth more for some...

Around here the RM's are worth more for some reason, but they're also a lot less plentiful. If I can find one for under $1000, I'll probably do it. The KTM is built a lot more like a full size bike,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 26,578
Posted By zomby woof
I'm your weight, but about 2" taller. When i race...

I'm your weight, but about 2" taller. When i race my Husky 125 on the MX track, and wide open woods, it's great, but once I'm in the tight stuff, I'm fighting it like crazy. I've been looking at a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,510
Posted By zomby woof
09+ KLX250s would do the job. Not light, but not...

09+ KLX250s would do the job. Not light, but not really heavier than the other bikes mentioned, and better suspension, and more motor.

Of the ones you mentioned, I like the DR200. Easy to get more...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12,021
Views: 2,613,502
Posted By zomby woof
I don't think the DJ kit will help the bike start...

I don't think the DJ kit will help the bike start better unless you also put in a bigger pilot jet at the same time. I would save the money on the DJ kit, and instead buy the KLX300 needle, 125...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By zomby woof
Not the 09+ bikes. I have a 30" inseam and had to...

Not the 09+ bikes. I have a 30" inseam and had to lower my 07, but my 09 is fine.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By zomby woof
It would probably run the same, but feel a whole...

It would probably run the same, but feel a whole lot better :evil

It was a lot of hard work in the gym, and some serious lifestyle change in the kitchen. I thought I'd be a bone rack at 145, but...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By zomby woof
I'm 5'6" 145 lbs and the KLX fits me perfect. I...

I'm 5'6" 145 lbs and the KLX fits me perfect. I would do a slip on pipe, jetting with the factory KLX300 parts, and some air box lid mod, whether you want it off, or just remove the snorkel. That...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12,021
Views: 2,613,502
Posted By zomby woof
If it were me, and your main purpose is for a...

If it were me, and your main purpose is for a trail machine, I would go for the KLX300, hands down. The extra power combined with the lower weight will make it that much better. I had an 07 250 and...
Forum: Canada 11-30-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,869
Posted By zomby woof
So why not tell us who it is? You have to...

So why not tell us who it is?

You have to realize that he's in Ontario. The provincial government pretty much runs the insurance business here, and is the cause of the exorbitant rates we pay.
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,382
Posted By zomby woof
That's exactly the kind of bike I've been...

That's exactly the kind of bike I've been thinking about building for woods riding. Also mid 50's, and 145 lbs, and I'm faster on a small, slow bike than a big fast bike.

Those PR5's look...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12,021
Views: 2,613,502
Posted By zomby woof
Probably one of these ...

Probably one of these

https://www.maier-mfg.com/catalog/kawasaki-klx250r-klx300r-mx-style-rear-fender
Forum: Canada 11-26-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,869
Posted By zomby woof
There certainly is a riding season in Ontario. ...

There certainly is a riding season in Ontario.

SF does the same thing with bike coverage, and every time I try to find a better rate, I find the same thing. The companies that allow you to suspend...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12,021
Views: 2,613,502
Posted By zomby woof
I did a lot of the easy stuff on my 07 and it was...

I did a lot of the easy stuff on my 07 and it was 275lbs with a full tank of gas
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,489
Posted By zomby woof
FYI there are no customs clearance, or any other...

FYI there are no customs clearance, or any other charges on items valued at less than $20 through UPS, or USPS (Canada customs).
Forum: Canada 10-24-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,704
Posted By zomby woof
Correct

Correct
Forum: Canada 10-21-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,704
Posted By zomby woof
It's refreshing to finally hear that people are...

It's refreshing to finally hear that people are going where the price and competition is, and not supporting their local shops. The longer we continue to subsidize these crooks, the worse it's going...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,706
Posted By zomby woof
I know all Kenda MX fronts are DOT. I used a K270...

I know all Kenda MX fronts are DOT. I used a K270 rear with Millville front and loved the combo on and offroad, where I did 75% of my riding. Running Trakmasters now because they were free, so we'll...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,706
Posted By zomby woof
Kenda K270 rear

Kenda K270 rear
Forum: Canada 10-18-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 53,099
Posted By zomby woof
I think maybe they need a little better presence....

I think maybe they need a little better presence. I go by there all the time, and had no idea they were there.

Brantford has a few other bike shops, and I've not been particularly happy with any...
Forum: Canada 10-17-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,411
Posted By zomby woof
What I meant was on a two/four lane road, but...

What I meant was on a two/four lane road, but you're right. Odd thing is, when paved, they're also bordered by a white line which you are otherwise not allowed to cross.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12,021
Views: 2,613,502
Posted By zomby woof
I see them all

I see them all
Forum: Canada 10-10-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,489
Posted By zomby woof
Did you try it?

Did you try it?
Forum: Canada 10-09-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,489
Posted By zomby woof
It doesn't have to have been paid for through PP,...

It doesn't have to have been paid for through PP, but you do need an account. When it is paid through PP, the address enters automatically, if the customer has one in his account.

This will...
Forum: Canada 10-09-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,489
Posted By zomby woof
For shipping within Canada, it's hard to beat...

For shipping within Canada, it's hard to beat Greyhound. it's not quite as convenient as Canada post, or courier, but it's usually a lot cheaper.

When you want to ship Canada post, do it through...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By zomby woof
The DR200 cam is the better of the two. ...

The DR200 cam is the better of the two.

EDIT: http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/367643-dr-z-125-cam-info/page-1
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,103
Posted By zomby woof
This is how I feel about it. How does Honda...

This is how I feel about it.

How does Honda constantly get away with selling new bikes that are 20 - 30 years behind the times?

I know that both bikes are EFI in his market, so I sure hope...
Forum: Canada 09-23-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,364
Posted By zomby woof
I agree. I'd sooner look at this than give my...

I agree.
I'd sooner look at this than give my money to a company like Honda. People are in love with the jap manufacturers, but with all the resources at their disposal, Honda actually had the...
Forum: Canada 09-20-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,411
Posted By zomby woof
Let's throw out a few more misconceptions. ...

Let's throw out a few more misconceptions.

Passing on the right. No law against that, you are free to do so, as long as it's safe.

Changing lanes in an intersection. I was told in my driver's...
Forum: Canada 09-18-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,411
Posted By zomby woof
I don't think that was ever the case in Ontario....

I don't think that was ever the case in Ontario. I would bet that most people don't know about this particular (lack of ) law. That's why I mentioned it.

I pass on the double/solid lines all the...
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,364
Posted By zomby woof
Then why are their other bikes still over priced?

Then why are their other bikes still over priced?
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,364
Posted By zomby woof
Because some of us like 250's. You're...

Because some of us like 250's.

You're probably right about pricing, but once they realize that's not going to fly, the prices will come back down to where they should be and people might actually...
Forum: Canada 09-16-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,364
Posted By zomby woof
Looks OK to me. Some of the Chinese factories are...

Looks OK to me. Some of the Chinese factories are building quality stuff these days, and for that price it will probably be good value.
Forum: Canada 09-16-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,411
Posted By zomby woof
You are not allowed to pass on any white line,...

You are not allowed to pass on any white line, but apparently there is at least one exception that I'm aware of. You can pass (if somebody is turning and blocking the roadway) on a shoulder if it's...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,917
Posted By zomby woof
There was no 08 in N. America, and on the...

There was no 08 in N. America, and on the Canadian site, the MSRP (not sale price) is now $800 less than it was in 07, so I'm thinking they have a few leftovers. With it originally being a 300, I'm...
Forum: Canada 09-12-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,119
Posted By zomby woof
Bike prices are funny. In 07 my KLX250 was...

Bike prices are funny.
In 07 my KLX250 was $5999 list. Today a new one is $5199, and I bet very few go out the door for list price. I think it was 08 that the dollar was strong, and Ninja 250...
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