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Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 06:32 PM
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Posted By marine_mike
Damn..I guess I feel better about my 16K. Wonder...

Damn..I guess I feel better about my 16K. Wonder if he's ever had to rebuild it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
Well I think I got a good deal for my 2k S. it's...

Well I think I got a good deal for my 2k S. it's got 16K on the OD and I only paid I think $1,200
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
I've been running the 606 rear and XCMH front for...

I've been running the 606 rear and XCMH front for about a year and a half or so and have to say that I am quite satisfied. On road handling is great, but I haven't been able to try them out in the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-23-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 975,562
Posted By marine_mike
Yeah...spent the day wrapping kids presents...

Yeah...spent the day wrapping kids presents instead. BTW guys.....can you click the contest link below and earn me some entries?
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
Agreed. Some must haves right there. I'm asking...

Agreed. Some must haves right there. I'm asking santa for an FCR for my S model. I'm not really sure what the original color of my plastic is. I think it was yellow, then someone painted it some...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 615,718
Posted By marine_mike
If you're asking me....I actually had to tilt it...

If you're asking me....I actually had to tilt it down a bit because it's bright as all hell on just low beam. Good spread across the road. Great distance too.
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 615,718
Posted By marine_mike
It was actually quite easy (well..... I didn't do...

It was actually quite easy (well..... I didn't do the welding) I bought a truck lite 5x7 LED headlight off ebay. Then, after some contemplation, decided to use the headlight bucket from a jeep...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 615,718
Posted By marine_mike
Thanks for the extra mounting option. I've got...

Thanks for the extra mounting option. I've got that same windshield on my DRZ400, but it's used in conjunction with an LED 5x7 headlight that I installed. I actually ran out of useable space on my...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-17-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 975,562
Posted By marine_mike
Thanks, This spring, after my wife comes back...

Thanks, This spring, after my wife comes back from her active duty and chrysler comes through with my profit sharing, we will most likely do the garage. My only concern is the cost of concrete. My...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 615,718
Posted By marine_mike
Anytime. Trust me...what goes around comes...

Anytime. Trust me...what goes around comes around. Just pass it on. Happy to help.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
Anyone else have problems starting up in the...

Anyone else have problems starting up in the cold? (Michigan type cold)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 975,562
Posted By marine_mike
Santa came early I take it.

Santa came early I take it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 975,562
Posted By marine_mike
All you guys with garages suck...lol I've got a...

All you guys with garages suck...lol I've got a shed packed full'o shit. Suppose if I wanted to take the bike out, I'd have to put the space heater in there and warm it up first.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
I've got a 2000 yellow gas tank if you're...

I've got a 2000 yellow gas tank if you're interested. Plus a spare ignition and gas cap with Key. PM me if you're interested.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-07-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 975,562
Posted By marine_mike
Nice, I was thinking of selling my AR to get my ...

Nice, I was thinking of selling my AR to get my youngest son a little 50cc for his first bike.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
Holy crap, you read my mind. I've got some older...

Holy crap, you read my mind. I've got some older tires in the shed that I was thinking of throwing some screws in. That way I can give the Michigan winter the finger as I ride on. The wife just shook...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 615,718
Posted By marine_mike
Anyone out there looking for passenger pegs for a...

Anyone out there looking for passenger pegs for a 93 650c?
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
I've been running the 606 rear and XCMH front for...

I've been running the 606 rear and XCMH front for about a year or so and have to say that I am quite satisfied. On road handleing is great, but I haven't been able to try them out in the dirt.
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 615,718
Posted By marine_mike
We just put the Harley on hold. She picked up an...

We just put the Harley on hold. She picked up an 08' 4 door rubicon instead after her tj's engine dropped a piston skirt.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 615,718
Posted By marine_mike
Hey guys, so the Mrs is not so enthused about...

Hey guys, so the Mrs is not so enthused about riding a dualsport right now as I am. She really wants a her Harley. I was wondering what would you guys value a 95 KLX650c with 11K on the clock at?...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-10-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 975,562
Posted By marine_mike
Yeah...I have to make some adjustments on the...

Yeah...I have to make some adjustments on the cables. I scared the living shit out of some teenagers when I started it up, and the throttle was at 3/4 throttle. Seems there's no return on the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 615,718
Posted By marine_mike
The wife taking her 650c for a spin. Now if I can...

The wife taking her 650c for a spin. Now if I can only get her off the pavement.
http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm13/marine_mike26/IMG_5646.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-09-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 975,562
Posted By marine_mike
I didn't ride it...it was still on the jack in my...

I didn't ride it...it was still on the jack in my shed when I fired it up. Thanks though. I'll try putting the airbox plastic back on and see what she does. Hell stop on by next sunday and I'll buy...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-09-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 975,562
Posted By marine_mike
You're kidding me right? First can you clarify...

You're kidding me right? First can you clarify which part it will do with the airbox cover off. I should have stated that I hadn't yet put the plastic back on. I didn't want to have to reassemble the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-09-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 975,562
Posted By marine_mike
For the love of god, someone please help me!!!

OK, to make a long story short, I suspected that my 2K DRZ400s was running lean, so I looked at the spark plug, but it just had a bit of "smutz" on it, no white color. I then took the carb out and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
I keep seeing that and the running lean answer. I...

I keep seeing that and the running lean answer. I guess if it were running lean to begin with, the plug would have been white, which it wasn't. Still can't explain the (more than usual) popping on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
No on the choke. No other unusual sounds. Do you...

No on the choke. No other unusual sounds. Do you think it could be the air/fuel mixture screw isn't adjusted well enough? The idle was kind of high on idle leading me to believe that I might have to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
I have an ignition key with ignition and keyed...

I have an ignition key with ignition and keyed gas cap. I lost my key last year, but never got rid of the ignition (Bought a replacement ignition and key off of ebay). Good thing, because it was...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
Red hot head pipe after carb work

Ok..so I removed the carb on my 2K S model due to popping on deceleration, and stumbling at 50%-85% throttle. I assumed that it was running lean. When I removed the spark plug, all I found was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 17,641
Posted By marine_mike
I work on the 13th, but I can be in for the 14th....

I work on the 13th, but I can be in for the 14th. I'll try and convince my wife to go to.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 975,562
Posted By marine_mike
Getting real jealous of you guys going on these...

Getting real jealous of you guys going on these rides. There's nothing good in the SE. That and working every Saturday put a hamper on any good weekend rides for me.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 615,718
Posted By marine_mike
The headlight is from a drz400s

The headlight is from a drz400s
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8,478
Views: 3,397,788
Posted By marine_mike
That's a SP250. I've got one myself that is just...

That's a SP250. I've got one myself that is just sitting in my shed.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 975,562
Posted By marine_mike
Learned a few lessons the other day

1) Trying to race a Harley with a DRZ400 is like a Chihuahua trying to fight a horse. Though it is fun..in the end I just looked like a putz. 2) Popping my first wheelie while doing...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-31-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 975,562
Posted By marine_mike
You know it really sucks working on the weekend....

You know it really sucks working on the weekend. Especially when it's in Detroit. I tell you what though...that ride down jefferson through Grosse Point is phenomenal.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 615,718
Posted By marine_mike
Alright guys, I'm at wits end with my wife's 95...

Alright guys, I'm at wits end with my wife's 95 klx650c. It was never winterized and I think I'm paying the price for it. I completely drained the tank. I also noticed some rust spots inside the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
I never even thought of that. Thanks. Luckily I...

I never even thought of that. Thanks. Luckily I have a "china freight" 5 mins away. I'll give it a shot.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
Ok..So after I posted this pic up, I began to...

Ok..So after I posted this pic up, I began to ponder something. I finally got the windshield on, at the cost of having to remove my hand guards, but how do I cover up the rats nest behind the head...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 26,350
Views: 4,735,584
Posted By marine_mike
Finally put my windscreen on my DRZ. I painted...

Finally put my windscreen on my DRZ. I painted the back of it with plasti-dip to hide the scratches on it. I also had to ditch the tuff handguards due to lack of space for the windscreen...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3,859
Views: 615,718
Posted By marine_mike
Outstanding find. If the epoxy doesn't hold, I'll...

Outstanding find. If the epoxy doesn't hold, I'll go to the 250 petcock.
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