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Forum: Racing 12-22-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,066
Posted By Some Dude
Hmmmm, so many classes to choose from,...Lites,...

Hmmmm, so many classes to choose from,...Lites, 450, medium, heavy,.......hard for a guy to pick just one!:lol3
Forum: Racing 12-22-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,935
Posted By Some Dude
I've been to a GS Trophy and would take a...

I've been to a GS Trophy and would take a R1200GSw on such terrain before a F800GS,.....not that my opinion means a whole lot because I'd ride a 450 or 570cc bike in an event like this. But if...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By Some Dude
Dunno much about them, but I do know both KTM and...

Dunno much about them, but I do know both KTM and Husky NA who are based in CA used RidePG out of NC to do their race tuning for what that's worth.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,345,353
Posted By Some Dude
There's going to be some issues with adapting...

There's going to be some issues with adapting those to the G450X but will be interesting to see!
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,345,353
Posted By Some Dude
Define success? Sell more "Husqvarna" branded...

Define success? Sell more "Husqvarna" branded bikes? Probably as the Italian ones were not a big market share. But there is nothing left but a name brand vs BMW tried to build the existing Husqvarna...
Forum: Racing 12-09-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,066
Posted By Some Dude
Nope, township ordinance specifically states no...

Nope, township ordinance specifically states no overnight parking or camping allowed where the service area is held.
Forum: Racing 12-09-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,066
Posted By Some Dude
https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/images/prod/275...

https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/images/prod/275/b/bri_07_m_102_rea.jpg

Why? The Bridgestone M102 is a Sand/mud tire in 18" size and Mandy rode on last year she kept on the bike for over 11 hare...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,345,353
Posted By Some Dude
The purchase and sale (if you call handing over...

The purchase and sale (if you call handing over the keys and debts a "sale") of Husqvarna definitely didn't help the promotion or lifespan of the G450X, if anything it contributed to it's market...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,345,353
Posted By Some Dude
You seem to forget that Andreas Lettenbichler...

You seem to forget that Andreas Lettenbichler finished 2 out of 2 Erzbergs (on the podium!) and had a better overall season results on the G450X with CTS then subsequent seasons on the 2 stroke or...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,345,353
Posted By Some Dude
Nothing is "bullet proof" in terms of dirtbikes....

Nothing is "bullet proof" in terms of dirtbikes. I have had way more countershaft seal failures on my KTM's and have yet to replace one on two different G450X's with 7k miles of combined use. For...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,345,353
Posted By Some Dude
My bet is fuel pump, when you hit the starter...

My bet is fuel pump, when you hit the starter button you should hear it prime up, if it's not or not generating over 50psi then it's time for replacement. I've had to replace mine and these BMW G450X...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6,001
Views: 883,750
Posted By Some Dude
PM'd! Interested in BOTH!

PM'd! Interested in BOTH!
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,345,353
Posted By Some Dude
If you're riding smooth dirt roads at a slow pace...

If you're riding smooth dirt roads at a slow pace you may get a rear mounted tank to last 1,000 miles but I doubt it. I had a 1.5 gal Rotopax and destroyed 2 subframes in exceptionally short amount...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,079
Posted By Some Dude
FYI,.....without the "On Board Computer" option...

FYI,.....without the "On Board Computer" option your GPS Prep will not allow for integration of the Nav to bike features, strictly be NAV. Call me crazy but knowing engine Temp and being able to have...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,400
Posted By Some Dude
100%,.....I've seen them move just riding down...

100%,.....I've seen them move just riding down rough roads IF the installer got them indexed correctly to begin with. Horrible riser and way more riser then even a 6'6" rider can use on a GS.

...
Forum: Racing 09-15-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,647
Posted By Some Dude
Hey that's me setting the helmet on the pump!

Hey that's me setting the helmet on the pump!
Forum: Racing 09-04-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,895
Posted By Some Dude
Hoping next year to do the whole series, we'll...

Hoping next year to do the whole series, we'll see how that shakes out because the more time goes by the more stuff I want to do dammit!!!

Good luck to all you folk heading that way!
Forum: Racing 09-04-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,647
Posted By Some Dude
in final preparations mode myself for Team USA...

in final preparations mode myself for Team USA and re-assessing my cold weather gear after Alberta's lil snow storm last night :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,809
Posted By Some Dude
I've seen more bikes totalled as a result of...

I've seen more bikes totalled as a result of engine protection bars (particularly non-oem ones) then without. The engine protection bars are only good as a pivot point for turning it while on it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,720
Posted By Some Dude
On the later I agree, less then 10% of the BMW...

On the later I agree, less then 10% of the BMW Dealer body had any business trying to sell or maintain a thumper enduro bike of any brand. My only gripe was the lack of a wide ratio 6 speed, but in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,345,353
Posted By Some Dude
I wouldn't bother with the auto tune if you have...

I wouldn't bother with the auto tune if you have a local DynoJet operator/tuner and willing to put a more street oriented tire on the back for tuning purposes. Once the map if optimized for your bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,720
Posted By Some Dude
Ditto that, although a adding a very thin layer...

Ditto that, although a adding a very thin layer of memory foam and widening it every so slightly by Renazco did improve it while keeping a very factory look and profile.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,720
Posted By Some Dude
And you don't see any relevance to Lettie's...

And you don't see any relevance to Lettie's results for the two years he campaigned a G450X versus subsequent years with lesser results in every event?

David Knight hasn't done well since he got...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,720
Posted By Some Dude
- DOHC oil cooled engine - Better Forks (Ohlins...

- DOHC oil cooled engine
- Better Forks (Ohlins TTX, Zoke Shivers, etc)
- Ohlins ttx rear shock
- One piece main frame with replaceable alloy subframe or optional steel touring subframe
- Factory...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,720
Posted By Some Dude
Sweet set-up!

Sweet set-up!
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,345,353
Posted By Some Dude
Use the PCV regardless if JD tuner offers an...

Use the PCV regardless if JD tuner offers an option (which they don't) I'm pretty sure the throttle bodies are different from G450X to TE449/511. The PCv once tuned for your bike will be true...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,720
Posted By Some Dude
But you only need a "foot" on the ground. You are...

But you only need a "foot" on the ground. You are better balanced on the bike if you keep a foot on the opposing peg rather then trying to tip toe or even flat foot a bike with both feet (if you can)...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,720
Posted By Some Dude
I love my G450X, it's a hell of a bike once you...

I love my G450X, it's a hell of a bike once you learn it's strength's and individual characteristics versus other bikes. The stock suspension dampening was horrible, but not much worse then stock HP2...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,720
Posted By Some Dude
Actually the bend of the MM oil cooler would be...

Actually the bend of the MM oil cooler would be preferred as on the HPN unit you have to bend the oil return line to prevent the hose from deforming. The extra rows would be more cooling potential so...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,720
Posted By Some Dude
That can be solved with the supply and return oil...

That can be solved with the supply and return oil line from the megamoto as well. However persistence pays with HPN and actually calling will most likely get your email answered if you're in an area...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,720
Posted By Some Dude
All you need is the OEM oil cooler for a BMW...

All you need is the OEM oil cooler for a BMW Megamoto, 99% sure it's the same as the HPN unit
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,720
Posted By Some Dude
Now that is a color combo I like!

Now that is a color combo I like!
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6,211
Views: 1,345,353
Posted By Some Dude
Dave at FastbikeIndustries has the hot valving...

Dave at FastbikeIndustries has the hot valving set-up for the G450X. The '10's were better out of the box then the 09's for sure, but the '10's can use a little massaging too.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6,001
Views: 883,750
Posted By Some Dude
Did you already get it installed? Got one a few...

Did you already get it installed? Got one a few months back with the "new" mold and found both the vent and feed taps were not drilled all the way through. I should have inspected more thoroughly...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6,001
Views: 883,750
Posted By Some Dude
You have an aux tank? :deal

You have an aux tank? :deal
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6,001
Views: 883,750
Posted By Some Dude
I have rear subframe tank and at 220 rider weight...

I have rear subframe tank and at 220 rider weight the 8.6 is just barely enough from my measurements and riding assessment. I think I ended up with .48 in front but maybe .50, can't find my notes on...
Forum: Latin America 05-04-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 89,794
Posted By Some Dude
Tampa, FL has the highest incidence of Lightening...

Tampa, FL has the highest incidence of Lightening strikes/activity in the USA :deal

I'm guessing there's still no news on this???
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6,001
Views: 883,750
Posted By Some Dude
Technically any dealer of the "new" Austrian...

Technically any dealer of the "new" Austrian White Husqvarna's are the new Berg dealers. Husaberg was re-named Husqvarna and the Italian Red/White Husky's are liquidated.

To my knowledge KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6,001
Views: 883,750
Posted By Some Dude
That is a sweet set-up for rally! Probably helps...

That is a sweet set-up for rally! Probably helps a lot with heat around the fuel and gnads too!
Forum: Racing 03-15-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 13,481
Posted By Some Dude
Tubliss is completely legal, it relies on air...

Tubliss is completely legal, it relies on air pressure unlike a bib mousse
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