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Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By wavygravy87
Man, I dont know you may have done. First off,...

Man, I dont know you may have done. First off, check your oil. I'm pretty sure that has nothing to do with it, but if its in the right range, its good. If you put an extra quart in, worst case is it...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,830
Posted By wavygravy87
The Yamaha rep told me they were releasing a ton...

The Yamaha rep told me they were releasing a ton of new bikes soon, and to expect some sort of new midsized adv/dual sport/tourer for the US market.

He may be full of shit, but he hasn't lied to...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 18,030
Posted By wavygravy87
Well this thread has gone to shit quick... ...

Well this thread has gone to shit quick...

So which oil is better? Dino or synthetic?
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 18,030
Posted By wavygravy87
:lol3 IME the majority of cruiser riders never...

:lol3
IME the majority of cruiser riders never use the front brake, at all, ever.
Oh, and when they use the rear brake, they lock it up instantaneously, every time. And nobody seems to care....
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 18,030
Posted By wavygravy87
I'm cool with EFI. And ABS is fine on a street...

I'm cool with EFI. And ABS is fine on a street bike. My point is, I don't want ABS or TC on a bike meant to go offroad unless it can be totally turned off. Why the manufacturers feel the need to put...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 18,030
Posted By wavygravy87
I think you nailed it.. :lol3 But...

I think you nailed it.. :lol3

But unfortunately there is a small group of bozos like me who aren't on that bandwagon. :D
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 18,030
Posted By wavygravy87
I see the benefits of ABS, etc. from a safety...

I see the benefits of ABS, etc. from a safety standpoint, especially for new riders. But what could be more dangerous than a guy that has only ridden bikes with electronic rider aids, and then...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 18,030
Posted By wavygravy87
But no one will ever be able to become a pro if...

But no one will ever be able to become a pro if their bike does all the learning for them..
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 18,030
Posted By wavygravy87
Alright, so I'm not alone! Great news. :freaky

Alright, so I'm not alone! Great news. :freaky
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 18,030
Posted By wavygravy87
I can't deny the fact that ABS and traction...

I can't deny the fact that ABS and traction control are handy and do perform as they are intended (most of the time anyway). But it's just not something I want on a bike to travel to whoknowswhere...
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 18,030
Posted By wavygravy87
DONT tempt me.... I've threatened to do it...

DONT tempt me....

I've threatened to do it more than once! :lol3

I got to ride one the other day actually, and I really liked it. Maybe one with a windshield would be the ticket? :ear
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 18,030
Posted By wavygravy87
Why are all the new ADV bikes so complicated? Does everyone really want ABS, etc...?

Alright so I want a new bike. I ride a DR650 and love it to pieces, but I want something better suited to grinding slab all day, but still able to do a little forest service road riding. My problem...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-24-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 25,608
Posted By wavygravy87
For Sale

Hey fellow fishermen, I posted a nice fly rod for sale in the flea market. It's been great for packing on the bike.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988950

Great pics everybody, I'm...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20,923
Views: 5,989,403
Posted By wavygravy87
SCAM. I second the previous post

That ad has been listed in a few cities around my area with the same shit in the ad and the same low price. Don't feel bad, I got excited too :cry
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 287,272
Posted By wavygravy87
That's definitely nothing like what i want in a...

That's definitely nothing like what i want in a bike:lol3 Besides....I'm saving for a Tiger 800XC :evil
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 287,272
Posted By wavygravy87
I think it will be heavy, street biased but...

I think it will be heavy, street biased but dirtishly styled, automatic, and have the fuel tank in some funky spot. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By wavygravy87
Whats the problem? That valve looks fine to me? ...

Whats the problem? That valve looks fine to me?






:D
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 287,272
Posted By wavygravy87
I don't think Honda is man enough to make that....

I don't think Honda is man enough to make that. :D


But damn I hope I'm wrong..:cry
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By wavygravy87
Right on! Glad it worked out. My buddy had a...

Right on! Glad it worked out.

My buddy had a KLX and it was the MOST corked up bike I've ever worked on. A Dynojet kit, cut airbox, and some tweaking on the muffler made a massive difference in...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,546
Posted By wavygravy87
Hahaha thats low man! I see the comparison you...

Hahaha thats low man! I see the comparison you made there...:evil

But i agree, thats too much money for that amount of bike. As much as I'd love to have one, I couldn't pay that much for it. Hell...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By wavygravy87
Make sure the needle (the one that controls fuel...

Make sure the needle (the one that controls fuel flow into the carb, its the one hooked to the float) isnt leaking and causing it to try and flood out. Start the bike and run it for a few seconds and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 300,031
Posted By wavygravy87
Whoa...

Me and a buddy of mine rode through Maryland on a trip up the coast last year. I have no idea where we were, but we took a road that looked like the same one in your pic. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,881
Posted By wavygravy87
awesome

Hey thanks for the info. I appreciate it!
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,881
Posted By wavygravy87
Quick question?

I know this thread is kinda old, but I have a quick question for someone who owns one of these:

Does this helmet have a loud whistle when riding with the shield up? Like around 45mph..

I know...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,375
Posted By wavygravy87
Mine does. The DR650 has a piston jet. Sprays oil...

Mine does. The DR650 has a piston jet. Sprays oil on the piston to keep it kewl :D

Assuming thats what "piston spray hole" means. But hey, it IS the Russians we're dealing with here...:freaky :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 96,258
Views: 18,157,383
Posted By wavygravy87
Hey nice bike scootac! That windshield is nice! I...

Hey nice bike scootac! That windshield is nice! I think you'll enjoy your DR. :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 96,258
Views: 18,157,383
Posted By wavygravy87
*Warning! Long rant with pointless bitching*

I know this is old news, but I just popped the countershaft sprocket off my friend's new 2013 DR and confirmed it had a seal retainer from the factory. This raised this question for me: "What the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 19,224
Posted By wavygravy87
Sweet!

I've been waiting on a decent pic of these:clap. So...... how you like em? Are they pretty well-made? They look great! Nice setup.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7,762
Views: 440,728
Posted By wavygravy87
Man you guys don't waste no time! I was gonna try...

Man you guys don't waste no time! I was gonna try for this one this afternoon :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 300,031
Posted By wavygravy87
[QUOTE=warp9man;20800208]Heres a couple pics of...

[QUOTE=warp9man;20800208]Heres a couple pics of my DR. its so cold outside I can only surf adv and wait for our supposed early spring.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/25/uhytytaz.jpg

Dude your...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 300,031
Posted By wavygravy87
Yeah that's my buddies bike. I just installed a...

Yeah that's my buddies bike. I just installed a Dynojet kit, cut the airbox, and made a new endcap for the stock muffler and it really woke it up. After grinding down the KACR it even starts...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 300,031
Posted By wavygravy87
Out screwin around

Action shot! :D

http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa460/thumperJones/forestride231013.png

Poser shot! :evil

http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa460/thumperJones/posershot.jpg

Try and...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By wavygravy87
It's prolly good

As long as it aint been bakin in the sun it should be alright. Just unroll it and blow it up tight with lung power and let her chill out overnight. Open the valve the next day and let the moisture...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-27-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 148,723
Posted By wavygravy87
Received!

Received my file today. Thank you so much for the hard work.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 96,258
Views: 18,157,383
Posted By wavygravy87
Thanks for the advice I may try and give him a...

Thanks for the advice I may try and give him a shout tomorrow :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 96,258
Views: 18,157,383
Posted By wavygravy87
Yeah the new ones have a tab for mounting a...

Yeah the new ones have a tab for mounting a crossbar. From what I can see, the Gen 2 racks mount a little further back and up than the originals. Also the Gen 1 had one mounting point on the rear vs....
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 461
Posted By wavygravy87
New Wolfman Gen 2 racks for the DR?

Hey gents I was wondering if any of you had any comments on the new DR650 "Gen 2" side racks from Wolfman? I'm about to order my first set of racks and I have a choice between the old and new style....
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 96,258
Views: 18,157,383
Posted By wavygravy87
Wolfman Gen 2 racks

Hey gents I was wondering if any of you had any comments on the new DR650 "Gen 2" side racks from Wolfman? I'm about to order my first set of racks and I have a choice between the old and new style....
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 96,258
Views: 18,157,383
Posted By wavygravy87
Use a chisel and a hammer. The chisel will dig...

Use a chisel and a hammer. The chisel will dig into the soft plug, and hammer it in the direction to turn the plug to remove it. Hope that made sense.. It will come right out, but it will be trashed....
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 96,258
Views: 18,157,383
Posted By wavygravy87
Take the throttle tube with the stock grip to a...

Take the throttle tube with the stock grip to a bench grinder with a wire wheel. It'll chew the grip off the tube and it takes no time. Won't even scar the tube. :1drink
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