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Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 01:22 PM
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Posted By plugeye
not that much if the "seat" is narrow...

not that much if the "seat" is narrow enough
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:07 PM
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Posted By plugeye
lookin good with the number plates

lookin good with the number plates
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:33 AM
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Posted By plugeye
ambient temperature is important. 80f+ hot...

ambient temperature is important.
80f+
hot motor no choke
warm motor no choke
cold motor 1/2 to full choke
60f to 80f
hot motor no choke
warm motor no choke
cold motor full choke
40f to 60f
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:07 AM
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Posted By plugeye
good info there. i test rode a wr250 a few...

good info there.
i test rode a wr250 a few years back & was impressed. on city streets under 50mph or so, never got outta 3rd with 3 gears left...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:54 AM
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Posted By plugeye
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8662/16358286569_c1...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8662/16358286569_c1216b2011_c.jpg

just needs more corrosion to stay put
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:13 AM
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Posted By plugeye
lovely adaptation, i'll keep an eye out for a...

lovely adaptation, i'll keep an eye out for a used perch meself
thanks
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:12 AM
Replies: 33,350
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Posted By plugeye
yes, way smoother clutchless upshifting

yes, way smoother clutchless upshifting
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 33,350
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Posted By plugeye
yesyesyes. clearance the clutch, torque hub nut...

yesyesyes. clearance the clutch, torque hub nut to minimum & the running motor will assist with shifting
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 110,950
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Posted By plugeye
this is normal. all bikes can do this

this is normal. all bikes can do this
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 33,350
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Posted By plugeye
good idea. check the top & bottom of fork to see...

good idea. check the top & bottom of fork to see if adjustable
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 33,350
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Posted By plugeye
haha, yep. couldnt even see the stuff, reminds me...

haha, yep. couldnt even see the stuff, reminds me of touring the battleship Texas near Houston. we were in the engine room looking for the motor, turned out we're inside the crankcase trying to see...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 33,350
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Posted By plugeye
huh. i go out of my way to run fork boots on...

huh. i go out of my way to run fork boots on every bike i have, even street HD
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 10:07 AM
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Posted By plugeye
good machine welcome home

good machine
welcome home
Forum: Old's Cool 06-25-2015, 04:19 AM
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Posted By plugeye
i agree except for weird handlebars & no...

i agree
except for weird handlebars & no seat
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33,350
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Posted By plugeye
dang, quick as a wink

dang, quick as a wink
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By plugeye
you have a few options: aftermarket triple top...

you have a few options:
aftermarket triple top clamps with bolted-risers
taller bars
clamp extensions
make your own extensions
the limiting factor is usually the length of the clutch cable
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 110,950
Views: 22,544,723
Posted By plugeye
pretty big hassle removing & reinstalling, unless...

pretty big hassle removing & reinstalling, unless you need something to spend time on.

i clean x-ring chains with wd40 & wipe off. i use diesel or teflon spray when the chain is looking dried up.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 04:59 AM
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Posted By plugeye
hmmm, i'd like to try a longer lever sometime....

hmmm, i'd like to try a longer lever sometime. with the short lever, ball of the foot to start it unless you want busted shin on the peg
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By plugeye
weird, but maybe there were leaks too good...

weird, but maybe there were leaks too

good result with stock quiet exhaust, cheers
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 11:50 AM
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Posted By plugeye
i used to lean the SE over. havent run over to...

i used to lean the SE over.
havent run over to reserve yet on the new bike, but i know its short.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-19-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,549
Posted By plugeye
good luck with project. couldnt vote, missing...

good luck with project.
couldnt vote, missing choices
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 33,350
Views: 4,263,181
Posted By plugeye
+1, you can adjust it so that the piston is...

+1, you can adjust it so that the piston is compressing the internal spring slightly but not building pressure.
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By plugeye
super hot, how can you wear a jacket? most i...

super hot, how can you wear a jacket?
most i can manage is a mesh vest to keep the bugs off my work shirt
Forum: Road Warriors 06-17-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By plugeye
what part of " I'm thinking about downsizing...

what part of
" I'm thinking about downsizing to a 250-500cc bike, standard style or dual sport, or possibly a small cruiser."
did you comprehend to reply with a suggestion for a 2,000 pound...
Forum: Photos 06-16-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,022
Posted By plugeye
you can thank the motor company. this is the...

you can thank the motor company. this is the before
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 33,350
Views: 4,263,181
Posted By plugeye
plug fires on power stroke & into the exhaust...

plug fires on power stroke & into the exhaust stroke.
dr650 has 2 plugs doin the same thing
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 33,350
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Posted By plugeye
mirrors

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8593/16622813211_d975b5e56f_c.jpg

yep, these are the same. shortened stalks & handed down from the dr650
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 33,350
Views: 4,263,181
Posted By plugeye
http://www.suzukipartshouse.com/oemparts/a/suz/50d...

http://www.suzukipartshouse.com/oemparts/a/suz/50d39730f8700229982f369c/rear-caliper
the floating pins #7 & 9
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 33,350
Views: 4,263,181
Posted By plugeye
if you cant change brake pads without removing...

if you cant change brake pads without removing the wheel, the caliper requires inspection/ cleaning/ lube.
if you have a dirt model with stock gastank, this petcock fits & is a quality part...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 33,350
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Posted By plugeye
brake adjustment

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5580/18642968290_97bbccbbaa_c.jpg

adjusted for less play
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 33,350
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Posted By plugeye
i have an extra CDI for single pickup dirt motor

i have an extra CDI for single pickup dirt motor
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,501
Posted By plugeye
consider reducing the excessive rake. good...

consider reducing the excessive rake.
good machine
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-12-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,756
Posted By plugeye
worse. all that water-coolin equipment

worse. all that water-coolin equipment
Forum: Photos 06-12-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,022
Posted By plugeye
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8663/16590793751_6e...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8663/16590793751_6ed7b5cc72_c.jpg
before

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8751/17199058399_b1e53fc610_b.jpg
after
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33,350
Views: 4,263,181
Posted By plugeye
there should be adequate adjustment for most...

there should be adequate adjustment for most preferences.
mine has minimal slack
Forum: Photos 06-12-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,022
Posted By plugeye
Fxr

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7305/9259299292_b259e08825_c.jpg
before

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5341/9256526567_3bf40bd8c5_c.jpg
during
...
Forum: Photos 06-12-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,022
Posted By plugeye
before-after-after

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5609/15599147030_3d2f7b4642_c.jpg

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8257/15598141719_6a8f2b5be2_c.jpg

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7561/15598816537_4400ef92e5_c.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 110,950
Views: 22,544,723
Posted By plugeye
its geared short, offroad.

its geared short, offroad.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 33,350
Views: 4,263,181
Posted By plugeye
i got a used one on ebay last year

i got a used one on ebay last year
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 33,350
Views: 4,263,181
Posted By plugeye
hmm KLR rider? jk, i like it. could use a...

hmm KLR rider? jk, i like it.
could use a smoother/ bigger loop on top though, looks kinked
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