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Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,335
Posted By bobbed06
Subscribed, and amazed that you are fitting so...

Subscribed, and amazed that you are fitting so many different model parts to one bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 11,107
Posted By bobbed06
Spent many years in a shop wrenching on cars....

Spent many years in a shop wrenching on cars. Replaced hundreds of fuel pumps,injectors,o2 sensors, map sensors.....Now I work in the auto industry, and we still sell plenty of all of those parts,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
If you beat a clutch on a 4 stroke its lifespan...

If you beat a clutch on a 4 stroke its lifespan will be greatly reduced.Luckily its a fairly quick and painless task to swap clutch plates.

Reminds me of the time I smoked my clutch on my Ninja...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8,262
Views: 1,927,643
Posted By bobbed06
You KLR guys just do it right. Thanks for the...

You KLR guys just do it right. Thanks for the pics.
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 17,127
Posted By bobbed06
The people that always surface in these threads...

The people that always surface in these threads remind me of the school yard kids in a circle around a fight yelling oooh, and fight.

Whats even funnier is that these same few that surface in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 17,127
Posted By bobbed06
I have come to a conclusion....If there is a hate...

I have come to a conclusion....If there is a hate thread on ADV Rider regarding a specific bike, It is the bike of choice, go buy one and see what all the hate is about.

This means that the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 17,127
Posted By bobbed06
Back in the late 90s early 2000s, prior to the...

Back in the late 90s early 2000s, prior to the YZ400F,YZ426F,CRF450R, works 4 stroke bikes were built with both the XR400R and DRZ400K platforms. There were also 2 stroke specific MX events during...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,404
Posted By bobbed06
DR350, XR 650L, XR 250L XT 225, XT 250, Plenty of...

DR350, XR 650L, XR 250L XT 225, XT 250, Plenty of choices.....My favorites are the DR 350, followed by the XR 650L
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
Still running that Seat Concepts seat Ron?

Still running that Seat Concepts seat Ron?
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
I like the close ratio 5 speed as well. ...

I like the close ratio 5 speed as well.



I was given conflicting information when I was gonna do some upgrades that required welding on my frame. Some guys said it was ok to weld the frame with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
LOL /\ :rofl

LOL /\ :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
Yes, I chose to not install a kicker, I never ran...

Yes, I chose to not install a kicker, I never ran one on my woods quads either. You are correct there, and agree that the DRZ still feels a tad heavier at the seat than my 450 did. A tad, not much,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
Yep, and the 2014 KTM 500exc weighed in at 266...

Yep, and the 2014 KTM 500exc weighed in at 266 lbs when tested bone stock by Dirt Rider, and they broke the cases riding it without a skid plate. Add in the rad guards, hand guards, disc guards,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 63,666
Posted By bobbed06
Did these bikes roll off the showroom street...

Did these bikes roll off the showroom street legal? I am looking for a bike to get my girl friend started riding? She is a short lady as well as above poster /\

The TW 200 and DR 200 seem to be...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
Lots of places to lose big chunks of weight on a...

Lots of places to lose big chunks of weight on a DRZ. In some regards you are correct, no amount of prep is gonna make ANY dual sport bike hit the scales at 245lbs. I guess thats my point. I agree...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
If you are talking about the KTM 500 exc weighing...

If you are talking about the KTM 500 exc weighing in at 245lbs, you forgot to add some things required for real world use like hmmmm, FUEL, that adds about 18lbs, so now u at 265, add skid plate, HD...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
What dual sport are u riding that weighs 245 lbs...

What dual sport are u riding that weighs 245 lbs prepped for off road? You may wanna hit the scales for a reality check, cuz u r almost in MX bike weights at 245

I run Ferrera valves, Wisecos dont...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
Hellsickle has never sat on a well prepped DRZ,...

Hellsickle has never sat on a well prepped DRZ, his knowledge of a DRZ consists of his personal slap wore out DRZ 400e that was almost 15 years old on the stock piston, rings, valves, muffler...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 210,069
Posted By bobbed06
You guys have provided great information, and I...

You guys have provided great information, and I thank you for that. I live in the Southeast on the beach, so dual sports bring low money here. If i were to sell one myself I would offer delivery...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10,645
Views: 2,274,441
Posted By bobbed06
I really like that fuel tank. It fits...

I really like that fuel tank. It fits perfect.:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 210,069
Posted By bobbed06
Thanks Guys, I appreciate the replies. I think I...

Thanks Guys, I appreciate the replies. I think I am going to hold off on the purchase for now. I will look into the Sherpa. Thank You
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
What is the scoop on the Wolfman side racks being...

What is the scoop on the Wolfman side racks being discontinued. I just searched and found almost identical racks from BRMoto. Yet the BR Moto site shows Wolfman bags strapped on the BR Moto racks?
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 210,069
Posted By bobbed06
I am a certified tech myself, the bike needs the...

I am a certified tech myself, the bike needs the carb cleaned im sure, rims and spokes r oxidized, chain is rusty, plastics are faded, nuts and bolts rusty. bike is all stock. Any bearings that need...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 210,069
Posted By bobbed06
KBB lists it at $1500-$2000 low and average...

KBB lists it at $1500-$2000 low and average price. I am looking for real world prices that you all consider a good deal, given its a sun faded, oxidized machine.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 210,069
Posted By bobbed06
I have the opportunity to buy a 02 KLR 250 with...

I have the opportunity to buy a 02 KLR 250 with 10k miles on it. Bone stock, but has oxidation and sun damage from sitting outside. How much is a fair price? Can new plastic body parts be found still...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,711
Posted By bobbed06
http://i1107.photobucket.com/albums/h398/Bobbed06/...

http://i1107.photobucket.com/albums/h398/Bobbed06/KTMframebroke_zpsde123832.jpg (http://s1107.photobucket.com/user/Bobbed06/media/KTMframebroke_zpsde123832.jpg.html)
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Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
That sure does look like the long arm, and not...

That sure does look like the long arm, and not the short 2 inch arm. The short arm on the web page is not much larger than the wing nut.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
I really just want the mirrors to be almost to...

I really just want the mirrors to be almost to the edges of my hand guards. I dont want them past my hand guards, that way if I decide to go trailing after work I dont have to fold em in to keep from...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
Thanks for reminding me of the ADVer discount! I...

Thanks for reminding me of the ADVer discount! I forgot about that as well.

I will get the long elbows as you mentioned. I assume you meant that the RAM ball mounts under the Suzuki section were...
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 232,479
Posted By bobbed06
Did ya finally retire your trusty KLR?

Did ya finally retire your trusty KLR?
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
Hey guys, I could use a bit of rider feedback...

Hey guys, I could use a bit of rider feedback here.

I want a set of Double take mirrors for my DRZ and was wondering if you use the long elbows or short elbows for your bike. I think the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,081
Posted By bobbed06
Thanks for the feedback guys, I will take a look...

Thanks for the feedback guys, I will take a look around and see if anyone has a new edition close by so I can go try it on with the little lady. The new edition has the heavier springs, rear rack,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,081
Posted By bobbed06
Do any of you take the Mrs with you on the KLR? I...

Do any of you take the Mrs with you on the KLR? I am 6ft tall, and my girl is 5ft tall, and I am contemplating a new edition KLR for both of us to ride together. I am gonna swing by a dealer soon and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 54,293
Posted By bobbed06
Nice :clap

Nice :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 54,293
Posted By bobbed06
I dont think you could ever go wrong spending 6k...

I dont think you could ever go wrong spending 6k on a new bike that will last you a very long time. Congrats! Post pics.....or it didnt happen :deal :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,081
Posted By bobbed06
You have to make sure the sealing ring is seated...

You have to make sure the sealing ring is seated properly no matter what brand filter you get. Twinair gets small debris that works its way in between the two unseperable stages and you have to throw...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,081
Posted By bobbed06
UNI filter...K&N is for street bikes

UNI filter...K&N is for street bikes
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 23,662
Views: 3,958,496
Posted By bobbed06
??? Or you could just buy Heavy Duty Clutch...

??? Or you could just buy Heavy Duty Clutch springs for $15 bux :huh

Dont use washers to preload stock springs, thats just wrong
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,136,904
Posted By bobbed06
Yes, too far. I searched locally and found a few,...

Yes, too far. I searched locally and found a few, but they were all neglected from the looks. I may have to drive a bit for the right deal, but 5-6 hours one way is max I can swing on a drive. I need...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,136,904
Posted By bobbed06
Anybody selling a DR200 low mileage/stock in the...

Anybody selling a DR200 low mileage/stock in the Northeast South Carolina, Southeast North Carolina coastal areas?
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