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Forum: Vendors Today, 09:28 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 182,083
Posted By bobbed06
I just read thru many of the posts, and answered...

I just read thru many of the posts, and answered my own question and learned a few things along the way.

Thanks for the info everybody!
Forum: Vendors Today, 04:54 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 182,083
Posted By bobbed06
I need to order a complete set for my DRZ 400S as...

I need to order a complete set for my DRZ 400S as well, did you find a ADV Rider discount code, or was there one available?
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
Even at $30 bux its still worth it. That thing...

Even at $30 bux its still worth it. That thing dumps enough fuel in your oil and it blows your engine up that 30 bux didnt seem too bad after all. I replace the float needle everytime I overhaul a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
Fresh Float Needle, swab the seat with a q tip,...

Fresh Float Needle, swab the seat with a q tip, reset float height to spec. You should turn fuel off anytime you arent using the bike still. This will fix the problem though.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
You have to make sure that you have a protector...

You have to make sure that you have a protector on the hose, and possibly trim the hose to fit to avoid the pipe touching that hose. I think I used DRC hoses from Wheeling Cycle Supply.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
I have an extra one floating around the shop. Its...

I have an extra one floating around the shop. Its packed away in a box so pics will have to wait.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
My titanium 450 exhaust would glow at idle when I...

My titanium 450 exhaust would glow at idle when I had just one size lean on the pilot jet, which would also make it take forever to warm up. Increased Pilot by one size, no more red glowing header,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
Curious as to why you choose to use those fuel...

Curious as to why you choose to use those fuel valves when there are many proper options to replace the huge, clunky vacuum fuel valve on the DRZ?
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
Damn, and I thought that I just make time to...

Damn, and I thought that I just make time to clean my bike after I ride. Now I can save all of that extra cash I was gonna spend on a psychologist to buy more cleaning supplies for my bikes. You are...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
I thought that is what I said..........Thanks for...

I thought that is what I said..........Thanks for the extra power though.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
It gets ridden, and it gets cleaned. I learned...

It gets ridden, and it gets cleaned. I learned how to keep my bikes spotless during my MX racing days when every bike was blinged out. It doesnt get put away with much more than dirt road dust on it....
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
I use Epoxy Spray Paint on my frames. Stuff lasts...

I use Epoxy Spray Paint on my frames. Stuff lasts almost as good as powder coating. Just takes forever to cure.

Thanks for the compliment, I really like it the way it is now. I think I need an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
My list of dirt bikes are as follows. The heavily...

My list of dirt bikes are as follows. The heavily modded DRZ just does everything I want to do.

84 DR 100
84 KX 80
84 and 85 KDX 200
84 YZ 490
90 and 94 KX125
88 and 93 and 98 CR 250R
97 CR...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
Dont run a tank on mine either. Never have. I run...

Dont run a tank on mine either. Never have. I run the overflow hose straight down from the radiator long the frame rail.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
me personally i avoid interstates no matter what...

me personally i avoid interstates no matter what I am riding, even if its on my cruiser bike. I just despise the interstates when riding.

But if you must, I would use a small 38-40 tooth rear...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
The spacer is only there to clear the rib on the...

The spacer is only there to clear the rib on the stock steel tank, its not required on the IMS tank either.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
That fella was right, those valves should have...

That fella was right, those valves should have been replaced with some one piece Wiseco Valves, shimmed to spec, and new seals installed. You can do the entire job, gaskets and all for under 200 bux....
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 25,923
Posted By bobbed06
:d

:d
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8,712
Views: 1,192,611
Posted By bobbed06
You would be surprised at how many "mechanics"...

You would be surprised at how many "mechanics" can screw up something as simple as a CV carburator. I would remove the carb, and disassemble it completely, check for damage. Its either a ripped CV...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,137
Posted By bobbed06
Dealer service is only as good as manufacturers...

Dealer service is only as good as manufacturers providing the parts. It seems as everyone that has the last bit of good Huskies for example, TE 450 and 510 owners being the ones that stand out to me...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8,712
Views: 1,192,611
Posted By bobbed06
Too bad you arent in southeast nc.

Too bad you arent in southeast nc.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13,518
Views: 1,336,522
Posted By bobbed06
The way I decide how much slack i run on any...

The way I decide how much slack i run on any model bike is this....

Bike on lift, unhook suspension linkage, jack up wheel/swingarm until rear axle is level with countershaft. This is the tightest...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
I have that same combo on my DRZ, and I chucked...

I have that same combo on my DRZ, and I chucked the MSR shifter in a vice with 2 pieces of wood (1 on each side padding jaws). Cranked the vise down until I achieved the shifter angle I wanted and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10,296
Views: 475,290
Posted By bobbed06
Husky offers a low model for short peoples

Husky offers a low model for short peoples
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,421
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: 255
Views: 15,362
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: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
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: 8,408
Views: 1,992,394
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: 21,278
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: 21,278
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: 21,278
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: 2,835
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: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
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: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
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: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
Posted By bobbed06
LOL /\ :rofl

LOL /\ :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
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: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
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: 493
Views: 74,965
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: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
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: 24,165
Views: 4,130,744
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...
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