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Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 08:17 PM
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Posted By tirebiter
I've been running Avon Distanzias for street &...

I've been running Avon Distanzias for street & dry dirt use.
Kinda expensive, but hook up great on pavement and dry dirt & gravel. Haven't tried them in the mud yet, winter's coming...


Here's...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
Quick question- Have you ever dumped your bike...

Quick question-
Have you ever dumped your bike hard on the shifter side?
Internals can get bent, messing with the shifting..
Check this out-
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52zX0L8WR60
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
After break in I've been running Motul 7100...

After break in I've been running Motul 7100 10w/40, good stuff.
Hey, did you ever balance your wheels?
The reason I ask is I'm changing my oil tomorrow, gonna pick up a few qts at Mach1. I live...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
The problem was discussed at length on...

The problem was discussed at length on thumpertalk.
Humbug pointed it out, another member provided the vid.
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 388,176
Posted By tirebiter
Good choice! They might take a while to break...

Good choice!
They might take a while to break in due to their stiff nature and lack of an hinge in the ankle area, so walk around in them before you ride & don't pass judgment on them till their...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 388,176
Posted By tirebiter
I've owned several brands of pants- Thor, Moose,...

I've owned several brands of pants- Thor, Moose, Klim, etc, but my all time favorites are the O'Neal Racing Apocalypse Pants. Great fit, not too hot, not too cold and waterproof. Plus there solid...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By tirebiter
Probably, because the cap also attaches to the...

Probably, because the cap also attaches to the damping rod.
Make sure you back off the adjusters in the cap before you tighten the base nut down, because if the top adjuster is screwed all the way...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
Flatland Racing makes a radiator guard for our...

Flatland Racing makes a radiator guard for our bike.

http://www.flatlandracing.com/

http://i1317.photobucket.com/albums/t636/lesjive/skidplate2003_zpsbea57191.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
I experienced the same thing. I changed the...

I experienced the same thing.
I changed the grips to Pro grip 714's, helped a little. Then I balanced the wheels, helped a lot.
I have an extra set of grips, wheel balancer and weights in my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 05:35 AM
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Posted By tirebiter
I'm in Crockett. Your in Novato, right? We...

I'm in Crockett.
Your in Novato, right? We could meet up at Sears point & go terrorize wine country back roads, that's always fun!
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
I have the "Regular foam" seat concepts, although...

I have the "Regular foam" seat concepts, although it's better than stock, I should've went with the heavier.

What's your daily schedule like?
I'm pretty much free most days & if you have time...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
Thumb Crockett here, You gettin' it at Mach 1? If...

Crockett here,
You gettin' it at Mach 1?
If you are shoot me a pm, I've had mine since 3/13 and have added all the aftermarket hop-up goodies, plus a few of my own.
Holler back,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By tirebiter
Try bajadesigns- They have been around for...

Try bajadesigns- They have been around for awhile, good people to deal with..

http://www.bajadesigns.com/products/motorcycle-products/dual-sport-kits/yamaha
Forum: The Garage 07-09-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,221
Posted By tirebiter
Nope, Like this.. :evil:rofl ...

Nope,
Like this.. :evil:rofl

http://i1317.photobucket.com/albums/t636/lesjive/garage_zps6a01122d.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
Thanks, I did it with a Sawzall, grinder and a...

Thanks,
I did it with a Sawzall, grinder and a six pack. :evil
Oh, and some drill bits and a BFH..
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
I kinda did the same thing as you, made a bracket...

I kinda did the same thing as you, made a bracket out of aluminum.

http://i1317.photobucket.com/albums/t636/lesjive/tailight004_zpsd19aa1ae.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
You'll find that part listed in the rear wheel...

You'll find that part listed in the rear wheel fiche..
http://www.discounthondaparts.com/fiche_section_detail.asp?section=4434364&category=Motorcycles&make=Honda&year=2013&fveh=192293

I'm not...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,525
Posted By tirebiter
Totally concur.

Totally concur.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 04:51 PM
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Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
I've had good results buying kits from these...

I've had good results buying kits from these folks.
Used to be Blue ridge racing- Same stuff, new vendor.
http://www.themotostop.com/default.asp
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 68,966
Posted By tirebiter
Use a match, catch the tank on fire and run-...

Use a match, catch the tank on fire and run- guarantee to work.. :lol3
Seriously, try and get a much gas out as you can beforehand, use a plastic bucket & gloves to catch & protect.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 68,966
Posted By tirebiter
It has four..

It has four..
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,209
Posted By tirebiter
Thanks for the link, lots of cool stuff! I was...

Thanks for the link, lots of cool stuff!
I was in the tile business for 25 years, that hydrocal looks a lot like white thinset mortar.
I like doing stuff on the cheap, think I'll try thinset...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,209
Posted By tirebiter
Yeah, the price they want for a plastic skid...

Yeah, the price they want for a plastic skid plate is what got me started.
It's funny you should mention body filler, my buddy mentioned using it yesterday. I used plaster the first time, took...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
Mine did the same thing. Don't remember the size,...

Mine did the same thing. Don't remember the size, but I had a bolt in my tool box that fit, so you shouldn't have any problem finding one.
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,209
Posted By tirebiter
Did you search homemade thermoforming? There's...

Did you search homemade thermoforming?
There's lots of different ways to contain heat, and if your plans are celling mount infras, I hope you plan on building some sort of maneuverable, quick...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,209
Posted By tirebiter
I took the top off an old electric kiln and laid...

I took the top off an old electric kiln and laid the form on top, took about 10 min for the ABS to sag, heat was approx. 275 deg f.
I did it outside and yes it stank enough to get the neighbors...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,209
Posted By tirebiter
I'm no expert, but after searching for a few days...

I'm no expert, but after searching for a few days I decided to use ABS.

Here's a skid plate I thermoformed out of 1/4" ABS..
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By tirebiter
650L tank, here's mine in white. ...

650L tank, here's mine in white.
http://i1317.photobucket.com/albums/t636/lesjive/sm2_zps7e926c8d.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By tirebiter
What year is your RFS, and are you the first...

What year is your RFS, and are you the first owner?

BTW, "Wisdom is knowing when to avoid perfection"
Kilgore Trout
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
Ride'm till ya grind'm..:clap All the...

Ride'm till ya grind'm..:clap

All the naysayers- Bah HUMBUG! :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
Well in that case, your forgiven- BUT don't ever...

Well in that case, your forgiven- BUT don't ever let it happen again! :rofl

Sometimes while I'm sitting around the house I'll mutter "Honey, I was just thinkin'" and she cuts me off with "Well...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
I hear they shoot azzholes in Wyoming, You duck...

I hear they shoot azzholes in Wyoming, You duck much??
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
Hey Frank, Spent some time reading about your...

Hey Frank,
Spent some time reading about your adventures- great reads, you seem like a level headed dude..
My questions are:
How much had you to drink before posting your above post in this...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,053
Posted By tirebiter
I use a CDI torque wrench, they make them for...

I use a CDI torque wrench, they make them for Snap-on.

Found here for a reasonable price.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
I use never dull, works. ...

I use never dull, works.
http://www.nevrdull.com/
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
Did you start it up and check the lights, or just...

Did you start it up and check the lights, or just turn the key on?
Gotta start it up..
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,212
Posted By tirebiter
I use these... http://www.tekbolt.com/

I use these...
http://www.tekbolt.com/
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 1,869,668
Posted By tirebiter
I've had 5 or so KTMs and currently ride a berg,...

I've had 5 or so KTMs and currently ride a berg, so I know where your coming from.
The first time I took my crf250l on single trac, it was "Lord have mercy", this bike sucks!
BUT, if you throw a...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By tirebiter
Go here. http://www.impactbattery.com/ I've...

Go here.
http://www.impactbattery.com/
I've been using their "Motobatt" batteries with great results.
Before you by, search "Impact battery coupon", save ya couple of bucks..
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