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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:25 PM
Replies: 101,224
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Posted By Rusty Rocket
given the choice, I'd rather have the inside of...

given the choice, I'd rather have the inside of the chain closer to the sideplate. Reason, I use clip style masterlinks. One time, I hit a rock hard enough to bend the guide inward and it wore the...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:40 PM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
http://www.kientech.com/DR650AdjustableChainGuide....

http://www.kientech.com/DR650AdjustableChainGuide.htm

DR650 Adjustable chain guide

http://www.kientech.com/DR650%20Chain%20Guide.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:30 PM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
I think w/ a 45, you need a different chain...

I think w/ a 45, you need a different chain guide. Like the one from Keintech
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:33 AM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
<iframe width="420" height="315"...

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/qdFLPn30dvQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

:D
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
I hope this motivates me to finally get my...

I hope this motivates me to finally get my bearings some grease. I pulled the swingarm when I got the bike and greased everyting in that set-up, but never the steering head.

someone belittle me...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,146
Posted By Rusty Rocket
Great pictures, thanks for posting. Kind of...

Great pictures, thanks for posting. Kind of cruel posting a bunch of pics like that, just before it gets too "weathery" to ride.:D

still subscribed.

thanks Sarge keep up the good work I will...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 54,150
Posted By Rusty Rocket
nice pic. That lady rides more than any guy I...

nice pic. That lady rides more than any guy I know. She rode from Providence to Western Mass (on a DR350) to ride the 2 day Berkshire Big Adventure (150 miles of mud and rocks times 2) then rode...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
It's obvious when you are looking at it. the one...

It's obvious when you are looking at it. the one that goes to the starter is really easy to see.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4,865
Views: 468,747
Posted By Rusty Rocket
That is NICE. But a bit too pricey IMO. you...

That is NICE. But a bit too pricey IMO.

you could buy my Penton for less that $2600
http://i78.photobucket.com/albums/j115/csmutty/download.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
you can charge the battery from here: ...

you can charge the battery from here:

http://er70s-2.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycling/i-TPstDC3/0/M/IMG_3857-L.jpg
one wire goes to the starter, the other goes to the battery. If you attach...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
That's crap. I worked at a Suzuki dealer and we...

That's crap. I worked at a Suzuki dealer and we had a book and some kind of gauge and we made(cut) keys for customers from that number.
So many dealers either don't know or don't care.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,865
Views: 279,735
Posted By Rusty Rocket
or riding in the woods during shotgun deer...

or riding in the woods during shotgun deer season. (which started yesterday in CT)
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
I have heard for years about the Pine-Sol...

I have heard for years about the Pine-Sol cleaning. Probably even knew at one time, but forgot, ....what is the mixture strength? Straight Pine-Sol or a lesser concentration.

Sure worked well. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
me too....blue Loctite and wrote my phone # in...

me too....blue Loctite and wrote my phone # in marker on the inside

but no Ramball camera mount :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
http://www.ronayers.com/STAND-REAR-BRAKE-C149872.a...

http://www.ronayers.com/STAND-REAR-BRAKE-C149872.aspx

I knew it had to be there, cuz I bought them before.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By Rusty Rocket
way to resurect a thread. Congrats on the new...

way to resurect a thread. Congrats on the new bike. I want an 1150 or 1100, but really don't have the $$$ or any room in the stable.

Do you still have the job?
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
I'm glad Suzuki didn't put a tach on the DR650. ...

I'm glad Suzuki didn't put a tach on the DR650. Back in '96 it would have been a mechanical monster weighing a pound or more (up high mind you) with a cable like the speedo has. There was always...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
That track had rocks in it, like trap rock. I...

That track had rocks in it, like trap rock. I had my knuckles bloodied the first time I raced there. Went out and bought MX gloves with the rubber on the backs before the next round.

Amazing to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-17-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4,865
Views: 468,747
Posted By Rusty Rocket
that's all they are worth! Read this : ...

that's all they are worth!
Read this : http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=936588

11,900 posts and counting :1drink
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-17-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 54,150
Posted By Rusty Rocket
to quote an inmate: "What has been seen cannot...

to quote an inmate: "What has been seen cannot be unseen"

yowch. And to think there are no rocks in there :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
Mine is a 40 y.o. Vessel also. I won it as a...

Mine is a 40 y.o. Vessel also. I won it as a prize at the Kodiak Classic. It was a motocross sponsored by Kodiak, a motorcycle aftermarket parts company, held at Pepperell, Massachusetts in June or...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
Simba: Just a few days ago the discussion was...

Simba: Just a few days ago the discussion was about bigger people fitting on the DR650. (starts @ post 100782) The general consensus was Taller bars , taller seat and lower pegs. Do that and you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
Possibly. The screwdriver in the toolkit is JIS....

Possibly. The screwdriver in the toolkit is JIS. Try putting something gritty like valve lapping compound in there when you try.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-16-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 100,058
Posted By Rusty Rocket
keep that scarf on him.

keep that scarf on him.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
while you're already taking the steering head...

while you're already taking the steering head apart, you could more easily change the fork oil.
If it was my bike, I'd change the grease in the speedo drive and pick out the seal and add fresh...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-15-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30,224
Views: 1,748,424
Posted By Rusty Rocket
Contact Hospice or maybe the local senior...

Contact Hospice or maybe the local senior citizens center. They usually know of a need.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-14-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12,340
Views: 758,813
Posted By Rusty Rocket
you didn't put any limits on smooth in you...

you didn't put any limits on smooth in you request.:1drink

If you do get a DR350, make sure you get the e-start model.

They are good bikes, but clean examples are getting harder to find.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-14-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12,340
Views: 758,813
Posted By Rusty Rocket
http://newlondon.craigslist.org/mcy/4739381518.htm...

http://newlondon.craigslist.org/mcy/4739381518.html
2006 DRZ-400 - $3500 (Plainfield)

http://images.craigslist.org/01717_4dcA6uNcMjt_600x450.jpg

500...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-14-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12,340
Views: 758,813
Posted By Rusty Rocket
This guy on the DR650 site just posted a video...

This guy on the DR650 site just posted a video using a Virb

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25493857&postcount=100773

I asked him how he got the speedo/altimeter and he told it was a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
I use vintage air. I go to junk yards and get...

I use vintage air. I go to junk yards and get 1960's vintage air out of tires from old cars.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
Oddly some dealers don't even understand minimum...

Oddly some dealers don't even understand minimum quantities. I worked at a dealer in the parts dept. and (I don't remember the exact numbers) they had 5 clutch plates in stock. The job takes 7 to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4,865
Views: 279,735
Posted By Rusty Rocket
gone pretty dark here lately.

gone pretty dark here lately.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
Many bearing supply companies carry seals also. ...

Many bearing supply companies carry seals also. You'll need the ID, OD and thickness. Probably not worth the trouble. I tried to get a wheel bearing last month and they were out of stock. I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
alright: over 8 hours without anyone posting. ...

alright: over 8 hours without anyone posting.

What kind of air are you using in your tires? :ear
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30,224
Views: 1,748,424
Posted By Rusty Rocket
Go Mike

Go Mike
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
:lol3 I hear yah, but if you saw my skid plate,...

:lol3 I hear yah, but if you saw my skid plate, you'd know that I'd probably be OK.

As to the good nature of the peeps here, you are right. Most are really nice.
As to wether bike selection has...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-13-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,865
Views: 468,747
Posted By Rusty Rocket
zero!

zero!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-13-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 175,752
Posted By Rusty Rocket
Day late and a dollar short. I went for a...

Day late and a dollar short.

I went for a dualsport ride yesterday and went right past the Lost Acres Winery and the Mountain Burying Grounds
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 101,224
Views: 19,607,917
Posted By Rusty Rocket
I'm 6'1 (having shrunk an inch over the last 40...

I'm 6'1 (having shrunk an inch over the last 40 years) and 200 lbs with a 32' inseam. I have the higher bars, lower pegs and a taller seat and that really opened up the cockpit for me. Big...
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