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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-04-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8,975
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,274,725
Posted By waAvr
**Sold**Still have a areostitch one piece in good...

**Sold**Still have a areostitch one piece in good shape. Red w/silver accents. 46 S. You know the suit, one of the best single piece suites available. I'm 5-10 - 210 and it would work donw or up a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Piston Scratches

Noth that it makes that much difference at this point, but seems like you'd have to be pushing pretty hard with a screw driver? Wondering if a small rock,etc. fell in during a plug change? ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Plastic Rack

Nice looking, light. Might try that with some side rails to keep some soft panniers off the pipes. Wondering if you attached it to the back of the seat to reduce the flexing? Maybe insert some...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Acerbis Tank

Same issues, no T,but that wasn't a big deal, just raises QC issues. I didn't put the lock washers on the petcocks, although thought about it. The black disc doesn't even work well as a coaster,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Rear Turn Signal tip

To protect rear turn signals, you might consider getting a couple of 2 inch long, 1 inch wide pieces of hard rubber, about 1/2 thick. Poke two holes near the ends and bolt to the mount and your tail...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Ikea has a skin for $25 that will make 3-4 pads. ...

Ikea has a skin for $25 that will make 3-4 pads. Velco straps will secure it and the fur makes it more fun riding the whoooooops...:killen
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Question Tip for Carrier use

Took the 97 DR350se on a rear carrier ride for the first time, mosty worked great after fabing a anti-rock device to reduce the normal sway. On the tie-down, ratched the straps tight, then did the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Packaged deal

If they sold a pumper squirter packaged with a nipple stopper, Bob could be back to typing with both hands....:clap

sorry, it's early and we're off for a ride to test the new acerbis, aluminum...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-12-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 149,569
Posted By waAvr
Huh?

Did the IB thread get hijacked?:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
axle nuts

Is it just me, or do I see lots of different sizes mentioned for axle
nuts. :rofl

My 97 SE has a 17 on the front, a 22 on the left rear and a 24 on the right. On various posts here and other...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Kick stand rubbing swing-arm issue

I have a 97 and a friend has a 96, both have the identical gouges on the swingarm from the kickstand, both still have the safety switch and stop on the side of the stand. Mine was lowered when I got...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Acerbis

Well, pilot, thanks for warning, but perhaps you misunderstood as you fired a volley. It's not that I couldn't figure out how to mount the tank safely, which I'm sure it is. That doesn't excuse...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Pissed Acerbis Tank

Well, the 4.2 tank is mounted but not filled/tested yet. While this may (opinions vary, and I'm hoping) be one of better tanks, and the group I bought it from seems top notch, it's hard to imagine...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,913
Posted By waAvr
Acerbis tank hardware

Check this dr350 post:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=230695&page=519 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=230695&page=519)

A rider wrecked his tank and may have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Thumb Acerbis tank arrives

Ordered it on 3-22, in my hands at noon today for $207.99 w/free shipping. I have no affiliation with the site and haven't used it before, but will again. Hook up coming this weekend, should be able...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Acerbis tank

Thanks for the confirmation, all what I expected. Should keep me fueled up for a bit...:freaky


Seems to be the best price, or close to it that I've seen... $207.99 w/free shipping. I have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Thumb Acerbis tank

Finally ready to pull the pin on a larger tank, the toss up goes to acerbis... Any final comments on the durability of these that might be affected by sleepy bikes napping on tight trails that might...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Whining Gear Sound?

Had a small wrenching party yesterday, a friend with a 96 DR350SE and my 97. We owe beers to the fellow who suggested using a Square Deck screw to adjust the valves, saved the day. It fits very...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
racks

Seems interesting it's cheaper to buy them on ebay rather than from his site?:huh
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
"You will feel the effects and pray that the wind...

"You will feel the effects and pray that the wind doesn't blow."

In the short time I've had the DR I've learned that at highway speeds, the wind never blows, it just plain sucks!:eek1 The ride...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 28,089
Views: 3,429,135
Posted By waAvr
Dr350 ib

Any body completed an IB on a DR350? I've just picked up a nice 98SE and have a summer destination about 1050 miles away. Even with stock gearing, seems I can run just >70 and the bike sounds...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By waAvr
Thanks

Very good day in the hills, appreciate no pictures of the gs resting...in there! :puke1 I owe my "spot" to you. :lol3 NICE dad's day gift.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,594
Posted By waAvr
Thanks

Green light in regard to your suggestions so far...On the final, I'll bring a steel rod to "ear test" for any sounds. Might even bring my wife as she hears better, and, never hits as hard in front...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,594
Posted By waAvr
potential purchase

Waiting for some paperwork to go do a final inspection on a 86' xl600L. Cold, got it fired up with about 5 kicks (one back at me...and I think it would have gone quicker if I was a little familiar...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-04-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,429
Posted By waAvr
Google Greenwater WA and follow Hwy 410 to Forest...

Google Greenwater WA and follow Hwy 410 to Forest Road 70 (goes east) or 73 goes west. There are some areas rideable now and more will come soon as the snow heads south. Then you can get from...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 24,785
Posted By waAvr
1984

Anyone have experiences with an older 1984 Yamaha XT250L? Have an eye on a nice looking one with an older owner and 4500 miles for $1K. Thoughts?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,360
Posted By waAvr
Question Service GTG?

Well, summers nearing an end but the weather continues to hold. Since we've all last chatted, I've changed steering head bearings, but haven't done the valves. The SH change was a pain, but do able,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-29-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 300,559
Posted By waAvr
Post up how FR70 is. Last Saturday I rode...

Post up how FR70 is.

Last Saturday I rode up 73, 7315, et al. Hit snow at 5K, but got thru it. Lots of trees down and lots of smaller rock slides. Hit part of 74 and had a great ride.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-29-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By waAvr
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,999
Posted By waAvr
I had one and loved the TW, shouldn't have sold...

I had one and loved the TW, shouldn't have sold it. But if she decides to go that route, make sure you get the disc front brake. Makes big difference in stopping confidence.
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By waAvr
Just looks kinda big for a backback...:roflVery...

Just looks kinda big for a backback...:roflVery impressive
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By waAvr
14V backup battery?

This weekend a fellow mentioned that he's used a 14V portable tool battery to start his bike. Spins a bit faster than a standard battery, and seems like it might be a lighter backup to bring along...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By waAvr
I shot an email. Send a copy back with your...

I shot an email. Send a copy back with your address and I'll scan my instructions for the hella ff50's and email it to you.:deal

John
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,484
Posted By waAvr
God, don't buy a new one now, this is just...

God, don't buy a new one now, this is just getting interesting:lurk

Bout HF, depends on the tool. I've a angle grinder that's been abused for many years w/o a problem. It sits in the garage...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,992
Posted By waAvr
1+ with JD, I've recently gone from an R1200C and...

1+ with JD, I've recently gone from an R1200C and that also tended to have a bit of a clunk going into first. On the 650, I get a little clunk, not bad, but also not "smooth", but maybe 1 or 2 gear...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,022
Posted By waAvr
This site might help as well. Lists a lot of BMW...

This site might help as well. Lists a lot of BMW info...

http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/bmwmodels.htm
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,928
Posted By waAvr
+1 for the alcohol stove. It's not stable, but...

+1 for the alcohol stove. It's not stable, but weighs nothings, uses cheap fuel, it's got a good "neat" factor, made by one of the guys, $9 shipped, etc.,
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By waAvr
Pissed If you want some piaa 910's that will also fry...

If you want some piaa 910's that will also fry eggs , I have a set that come with areoflow 1150gs 1/2fairing mounts for $150. Yellow tint.

Also a set of brake caliper (or elsewhere) mounted...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,578
Posted By waAvr
Try some of these for options, both are reported...

Try some of these for options, both are reported to be good.

http://www.datelmeters.com/cgi-bin/webshop.cgi?config=ent-home&uid=dnaoelix123923044888&command=link--2-wireacdc.html...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By waAvr
You'll find great advice on the iron butt site....

You'll find great advice on the iron butt site. I've done 4, one being a 22 hour 1300 mile border to border ride. Important things are to have your bike set up 2 weeks before and don't change...
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