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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
I rode for like 25 years before I got my class M...

I rode for like 25 years before I got my class M endorsement. And only did that because I bought the Guzzi. Took the test on my 650 Berg. One section you have to accelerate to like 35 or 40 and stop...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 31,962
Posted By Huskyfatman
Thanks, yeah I snagged the white shrouds on ebay,...

Thanks, yeah I snagged the white shrouds on ebay, I think they only came on '98s or '97s, black KX front fender, Husky head light, and a black Maier mx rear fender. I've had a couple guys mistake it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
You sir, are an evil genius, thank you!:beer

You sir, are an evil genius, thank you!:beer
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 09:35 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Yeah I'm sure the far superior power and much...

Yeah I'm sure the far superior power and much lighter weight of the ancient KDX would make it a less capable off road mount to a few anal-cranial inverted WRR fans.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 08:03 PM
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Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
Yellow, blue & green-FTW! (Okay, the green one's...

Yellow, blue & green-FTW! (Okay, the green one's a chicks bike)
http://rs28.pbsrc.com/albums/c231/fatdonyo/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps42ac45b8.jpg~320x480
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,087
Posted By Huskyfatman
+1, and I wouldn't mind if they put out a bigger...

+1, and I wouldn't mind if they put out a bigger DS sport in the 500cc+ range like the Euros.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12,945
Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
Not always being able to tear it up with the boys...

Not always being able to tear it up with the boys is one drawback of having your girl as a riding buddy. My last few trips to Ca. we only brought my bike. I explained to her that since her friends...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,087
Posted By Huskyfatman
First off, settle down Beavis! I'm not picking on...

First off, settle down Beavis! I'm not picking on "your" thread here. My "not news to anyone" comment was strictly a response to Husqvarna starting out as a gun manufacture.

It was news to me...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,087
Posted By Huskyfatman
Not news to anyone who has been into Huskys for...

Not news to anyone who has been into Huskys for any length of time. Husqvarna's logo is a gunsight, and the other Husqvarna makes sewing machines also. My buddies GF once asked me if my 610 could do...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Cool. Exactly the same concept as the original...

Cool. Exactly the same concept as the original YZ250wr but with a 6spd. (I had one)
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2375/2131893403_35dd99a4fb_b.jpg

Yamaha apparently is not ignoring KTM. Now...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,087
Posted By Huskyfatman
Ahh, I see what you did there. Very astute! ...

Ahh, I see what you did there. Very astute!

What do you make of this old photo?:deal
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c231/fatdonyo/P1010351-1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12,945
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Posted By Huskyfatman
+1, great advice! I tried to get my girl...

+1, great advice!

I tried to get my girl back into riding when we first started dating since she had an MR50 when she was a kid and grew up riding. I bought an XT225 which she liked riding on the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,087
Posted By Huskyfatman
Compared to the Japanese, the Swedes and...

Compared to the Japanese, the Swedes and Austrians know how to build great performance bikes for the niche market.

I'm not Italian, but have to say I think they excel when it comes to blending...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 12,945
Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
Yes it is. And if I'd be even further behind her...

Yes it is. And if I'd be even further behind her in the whoops on a short travel free ride, or in the deep sand on a weak arse heavy WRR.

The KDX has pretty good suspension (KX front end) and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,087
Posted By Huskyfatman
Saw one of these last week. Purdy! ...

Saw one of these last week. Purdy!
http://www.betausa.com/sites/default/files/430.race.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,087
Posted By Huskyfatman
I think BMW bought Husky in '07, but didn't screw...

I think BMW bought Husky in '07, but didn't screw up the bikes 'till the 449's, 511's and 650's came out. So BMW owned Husky when the 630's were produced.

The Italian 4 strokes were great, the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12,945
Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
I think most experienced older riders who have,...

I think most experienced older riders who have, or have had to, come to terms with the "slower can be fun" concept, like me, would rather be on an older much cheaper trail bike. Putting your ego...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 11:20 AM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
At the shop I worked at, and Evinrude OMC and...

At the shop I worked at, and Evinrude OMC and Mercruiser dealer, we maintained the Bureau of Reclamation's lake Mead boats and some of the Park Service boats. Although they used the piss out of them,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 09:54 AM
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Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
Those older FICHT motors were the final nail in...

Those older FICHT motors were the final nail in OMC's coffin, and sent customers in droves to the four stroke dark side. I remember having to index a gazillion spark plugs in the early 2000's in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12,945
Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
He has some great honest info, not corrupted by...

He has some great honest info, not corrupted by advertisers. But his scale does seem to read about 10lbs light, for every bike.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 08:36 PM
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Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
http://www.enduro360.com/2014/10/16/featured/sherc...

http://www.enduro360.com/2014/10/16/featured/sherco-injection-two-stroke-action/
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12,945
Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
Yes, properly tuned carburators outperform TBI,...

Yes, properly tuned carburators outperform TBI, but not necessarily MPI on multi-cylinders and there's no question about the superiority of DI on two stroke outboards. (I've no expierence with DI...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
I like the Electric fuel metering on the low...

I like the Electric fuel metering on the low stressed 610 and my Guzzi. Kinda like the timer on your sprinklers, watering your lawn by hand might be more precise, but it's nice to just set it and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12,945
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Posted By Huskyfatman
At the most only 10lbs lighter modified with...

At the most only 10lbs lighter modified with stock battery and pipe, according to Rick Ramsey. (Whom you also ignore, whatever) Sawp those out and they weigh about the same.

The WRR surley...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Doh! Yeah, meant 242lbs. Fixed. Factory claimed...

Doh! Yeah, meant 242lbs. Fixed. Factory claimed weight is, I believe 233.7, but the Dirt Bike test I think put it at 242 w/o fuel, anyway a reliable low stressed low maintence bike that's a shit ton...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Why not just plate a KLX300? 242lbs, w/o fuel as...

Why not just plate a KLX300? 242lbs, w/o fuel as tested by DB. Cheap ebay KX500 forks bolt right on. Throw on a pumper carb, viola! Tons of aftermarket shit available. My GF crashed hers a couple...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12,945
Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
Kawagumby said his WRR was 315 w/2 gallons, ready...

Kawagumby said his WRR was 315 w/2 gallons, ready to ride. Kyns ignores this but kinda says all true dual sports are heavy, which is true. Then he talks about removing all the "dual sport" stuff...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12,945
Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
So why are you afraid of kangaroos Ajay? They...

So why are you afraid of kangaroos Ajay? They seem delicious.
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2012/295/0/d/kangaroo_steak_by_tkkttony-d5imrwv.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Is that a FootDragger reference? Poor bastard!

Is that a FootDragger reference? Poor bastard!
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 02:05 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Hey Kyns, do you have Kawagumby on ignore or do...

Hey Kyns, do you have Kawagumby on ignore or do you just think he's full of it?:evil
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12,945
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Posted By Huskyfatman
So if if a guy once owned a WRR with a turbo...

So if if a guy once owned a WRR with a turbo charger that put down 40hp, he could say "WRR's make 40hp"?

Did you actually weigh your WRR?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 03:10 PM
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Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
Fixed, you're welcome!

Fixed, you're welcome!
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 04:46 AM
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Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
Australian Shepherds (Aussies) are an American...

Australian Shepherds (Aussies) are an American breed. My brother in law is a cattle rancher. I've seen him use Border Collies, Aussies, and Australian Cattle Dogs, also called heelers, but they...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12,945
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Hitting a gum wrapper on the 350: ...

Hitting a gum wrapper on the 350:
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c231/fatdonyo/IMG.jpg

I really think the '93 Husky might have been the best looking bikes of the neon '90s...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12,945
Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 03:50 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Kinda fits in with the "she has a pretty face"...

Kinda fits in with the "she has a pretty face" fat girl thing just mentioned, as in nice Lookin but freakin heavy. (I'm fat so I can say that)
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12,945
Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
That's actually my old '93 350. The 610 was that...

That's actually my old '93 350. The 610 was that tennis ball neon yellow that faded first time in the sun. I had Scotts do the suspension on the 350 and the forks were always harsh and unpredictable....
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12,945
Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
Funny, I traded in my '89 YZ250WR for a '93...

Funny, I traded in my '89 YZ250WR for a '93 WXE350 at Malcolm Smith's. I swear with the Uptite pipe it was almost as fast as my buddies Al Bakerized XR600.

After waiting for months for Husky to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12,945
Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
I have some friends racing in the Best in the...

I have some friends racing in the Best in the Desert Henderson 250 this afternoon. I'm not attending because when I went to the Mint 400 a few months ago, the BLM has restricted spectating to the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12,945
Views: 664,302
Posted By Huskyfatman
But some people like jumbo shrimp. The...

But some people like jumbo shrimp.

The GF's 250 rfs will hopefully be a 350 by Christmas with a 400 jug and piston.:clap
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