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Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 02:35 PM
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Posted By stretch160
side stand relay

along the left side sub frame, behind the battery, under the seat.
just follow the wires up from the switch.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 12:23 AM
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Posted By stretch160
for sidestand switch it is best to remove the...

for sidestand switch it is best to remove the relay and replace it with a small jumper. no cuting and splicing required and eliminates both switch and relay failure.

on the clutch side you can...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16,118
Views: 9,632,838
Posted By stretch160
yeah, i don't see the speedbumps either. the...

yeah, i don't see the speedbumps either. the skyline just looked familiar.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,970,948
Posted By stretch160
Yes, but then I've never paid for a photo. Most...

Yes, but then I've never paid for a photo. Most of them say "proof" my favorites have a water mark that says "stolen photo". I even got a free poster once from US129photo.
Notice the watermark on my...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2014, 04:57 PM
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Posted By stretch160
Could this be Daegu Motorcycle Street South Korea?

Could this be Daegu Motorcycle Street South Korea?
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 01:14 AM
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Posted By stretch160
there's 2 plugs. just remove the other one for...

there's 2 plugs. just remove the other one for valve checks. :wink:

I like knowing oil temp better than head temp too...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 05:26 PM
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Posted By stretch160
Eek KTM LC4 640 needle

So, I got a reply from Derek, and he recomends against using the KTM needle.
I tried to find this "mxrob" guy to ask about his setup but there is no mxrob in the inmates list. Does anyone besides...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 04:03 PM
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Posted By stretch160
Thanks, I shot him a PM.

Thanks, I shot him a PM.
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 03:09 PM
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Posted By stretch160
where is a good place to find one of these...

where is a good place to find one of these needles?
so far, no luck with bike bandit or eBay
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 01:53 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I bought 2 mounting screws the same thread pitch...

I bought 2 mounting screws the same thread pitch as the stock vapor mounting screws, but 3/4" longer. I then drilled 2 holes in the stock speedo mount and placed two 1/2" spacers and some 1/4" rubber...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 02:08 AM
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Posted By stretch160
creative but wrong. the number you see is the...

creative but wrong.
the number you see is the revolutions per minute for an engine that fires an ignition coil 4 times per 2 revolutions (4 stroke 4 cylinder no waster spark) divided by 10 to fit...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 06:28 PM
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Posted By stretch160
have you confirmed no spark?

have you confirmed no spark?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 10:03 PM
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Views: 8,970,948
Posted By stretch160
from the movie two lane black top?

from the movie two lane black top?
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 09:57 PM
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Posted By stretch160
looks like a seat concepts tall. I have the same ...

looks like a seat concepts tall. I have the same

http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/t374/stretch160/2013-10-05213642-1_zpsde8df82b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I usualy get 30k miles on sintered pads and...

I usualy get 30k miles on sintered pads and 15-20k miles on organic.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 08:04 PM
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Posted By stretch160
i bought a Volar chain from D2moto as a test....

i bought a Volar chain from D2moto as a test. They offer 520 and 525 o-ring chains at very resonable prices. mine has been used for mixed riding for the last 8,000 miles and i've only moved the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2014, 04:28 PM
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Views: 8,970,948
Posted By stretch160
I just realized I'm a pretentious snob.........

I just realized I'm a pretentious snob.........
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 05:38 PM
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Posted By stretch160
.I have a 1" thick strip of static cling window...

.I have a 1" thick strip of static cling window tint along the top edge of my visor. When a car comes towards me with bright lites, I just dip my head and look through the tint until they pass. It...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 09:09 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I had one HID buld fail (dramaticly) but it had...

I had one HID buld fail (dramaticly) but it had about 40,000 miles on it and actualy failed on a smooth paved road. I never got more than 20,000 miles out of a halogen bulb.

If you run HID bulbs,...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I wonder if this could be a picture from the Blue...

I wonder if this could be a picture from the Blue Ridge Parkway before it was paved. Sure looks familiar...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 06:22 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I've always considered them a 40/40 tire :lol3 ...

I've always considered them a 40/40 tire :lol3

The shinko 244 would be a 50/50 tire as it provides better grip both on and off the road.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2014, 03:56 PM
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Posted By stretch160
this is the new back ground picture on my work...

this is the new back ground picture on my work computer.
Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 03:54 PM
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Posted By stretch160
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 11:56 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I doubt many, if any bikes over there even have...

I doubt many, if any bikes over there even have 43mm fork tubes.
You could try cleaning the seal if you can get a piece of film to slide between the fork tube and seal.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 10:39 PM
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Posted By stretch160
You could upgrade to the higher output stator. ...

You could upgrade to the higher output stator.
at least that way if there turns out to be another issue you won't feel like the new stator was a waste of money..
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 07:47 PM
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Posted By stretch160
make sure some of that stabil is in the carb...

make sure some of that stabil is in the carb (where it realy counts) and maybe change the oil, or change the oil in the spring.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 03:16 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I found oven cleaner works well for removing tar...

I found oven cleaner works well for removing tar or melted rubber from exhaust. It should work on spokes too. I definately would not use it with tires, tubes, or rim strips installed.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 03:42 PM
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Posted By stretch160
When I bought my bike (used) I found the snail...

When I bought my bike (used) I found the snail adjusters off quite a bit side to side. When I changed the tire I installed the axle from the left side as seen from the rear (was originaly installed...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 02:47 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I have stock jetting (mixture screw 1.25 turns...

I have stock jetting (mixture screw 1.25 turns out) and travel from about 1,000'-6,000' without issue other than having to bump up my idle speed a little at higher elevations.
Sorry I can't be of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 09:58 PM
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Posted By stretch160
you mean like in the title over his/her post?

you mean like in the title over his/her post?
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 09:53 PM
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Posted By stretch160
he probably meant the name brand progressive (R) ...

he probably meant the name brand progressive (R)
That would depend on your weight and the spring rate of the first couple inches of the progressive spring. The progressive springs will of course...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 07:07 PM
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Posted By stretch160
would be very convenient for those of us who swap...

would be very convenient for those of us who swap back and forth from S/M to off road, as this changes both the load on the front end and the suspension requirements.
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 05:45 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I don't know, but I can say for sure the fork...

I don't know, but I can say for sure the fork caps from a FZ1, GSF1200, cbr1100xx, zzr1200, and DR350 won't fit.

Rick from cogent had implied at one time he might start producing rebound...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 04:16 PM
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Posted By stretch160
those fork caps apear to be for a cartrige fork....

those fork caps apear to be for a cartrige fork. Without some additional parts the adjusters would probably just move up and down inside the spring. With a bolt, some nuts, and a large washer they...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-22-2014, 04:05 PM
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Posted By stretch160
Sounds fun. I can be in Saluda in about 30...

Sounds fun. I can be in Saluda in about 30 minutes. I'll try and make it the weekend of the first (weather permiting) if your riding.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 12:27 AM
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Posted By stretch160
That was a used 1st gen DR650 skid plate that I...

That was a used 1st gen DR650 skid plate that I heavily modified to fit my gen 2 DR650. I think it said Baja on it.
it required cutting a couple inches off the length, removing the wings under the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 09:16 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I'll try to remember to take some close up pics...

I'll try to remember to take some close up pics when I get home.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 09:08 PM
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Posted By stretch160
:lol3 That is a 15" car wheel (vintage Cragar)...

:lol3 That is a 15" car wheel (vintage Cragar) with a piece of garden hose duct taped to one edge. It has served as a holding fixture for my tire changes for the last decade or so. It is a perfect...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I didn't have that problem. ...

I didn't have that problem.

http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/t374/stretch160/0102141507_zpsd02ad36e.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 12:26 AM
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Posted By stretch160
I have the same racks and have tipped over and...

I have the same racks and have tipped over and out right crashed a few times. So far they are holding up well.
More than I can say for the bags. I'm on my second set of elcheapo soft bags.
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