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Forum: Racing 08-24-2014, 03:11 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Agree 100%

Agree 100%
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 98,351
Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
you might want to check for more loose nuts &...

you might want to check for more loose nuts & bolts on the yellow one
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 98,351
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I have a 15 inch long titanium rod in my femur...

I have a 15 inch long titanium rod in my femur from soft panniers
I do not put my foot down anymore

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/IMG_16672.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 98,351
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Posted By SkunkWizard
My 2006 is far from stock. I have spent $ with...

My 2006 is far from stock. I have spent $ with Procycle, Kientech, Cogent & and being a fabricator for my day job done a lot of modifications myself.
No reliability issues at all (except for a few...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 08:23 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
BUY IT :deal

BUY IT :deal
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 08:33 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Hodaka gone but not forgotten ...

Hodaka gone but not forgotten


http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/advloot/IMG_0432_zpsefc6cfb1.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 12:17 PM
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Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
you could run an "AN fittng"...

you could run an "AN fittng" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AN_thread from the rotopax
I plan on using quick disconnect with a "T" to the carb...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 98,351
Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
I'm the guilty one no plans to make any more...

I'm the guilty one

no plans to make any more
when I made the first prototypes there was interest in them. I work from home in my tiny shoppe' and did not have time to make a run of them. I had a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 98,351
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I cut a small "v " bent and welded the rear brake...

I cut a small "v " bent and welded the rear brake lever to fit homemade lowered pegs

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/DR%20650/IMG_4557_zps2b57d1bb.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By SkunkWizard
the MEFO is a high mileage tire. expen$ive ...

the MEFO is a high mileage tire. expen$ive

I'm happy with them. when they wear out I will be going to a dot knobby
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 08:56 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I clicked on the Amazon link and it fits my 2006....

I clicked on the Amazon link and it fits my 2006. unfortunately you have the wrong sprocket
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 08:58 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I don't mean to be a buzz kill or harsh your...

I don't mean to be a buzz kill or harsh your mello but,
the dealer will tell you that the warranty is void because of the mods, and you would have to pay for the trouble shoot and fix
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 98,351
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Posted By SkunkWizard
this kit seems to be a great solution for do it...

this kit seems to be a great solution for do it your self without welding

the benefit of welding the flange would be the added support of the can. the spring joint design might need to have more...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 08:38 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Nawww, that would be my Dad ...

Nawww, that would be my Dad

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/advloot/dadd_zps9398c8ba.jpg (http://s14.photobucket.com/user/S2Wizard/media/advloot/dadd_zps9398c8ba.jpg.html)

I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 08:19 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
nope, nope, nope! ...

nope, nope, nope!


http://fulltorque.com/sparkplug.htm

:deal
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 98,351
Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
point taken, now go back to polishing your turd

point taken, now go back to polishing your turd
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 11:24 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
+1 some of us have mad skilz and don't buy...

+1
some of us have mad skilz and don't buy away fixes and farkles sold on the net.
a $39 plus shipping throttle tube? :nah a plastic one goes for about $8
the best effort upgrade I have seen on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 98,351
Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
once you let the smoke out, it's doomed

once you let the smoke out, it's doomed
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 98,351
Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
Deadpan from left field,,,,, kill switch?

Deadpan from left field,,,,, kill switch?
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 07:36 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
the 2015 will have fuel injection, soft padded...

the 2015 will have fuel injection, soft padded seat, Ohlin shocks & forks, 5 gal plastic tank, trip computer, 18" rear wheel, 520 chain, uprated neutral safety switch, & 2 upper chain rollers
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 98,351
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I see you guys beat me to it :D

I see you guys beat me to it :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 02:12 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Nope!, Nope!, Nope! I just looked at this...

Nope!, Nope!, Nope!

I just looked at this and it's an easy fix
an experienced MIG welder could do this. weld a larger good grade nut or bolt to the top of the bad bolt
Start by welding a flat...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 98,351
Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
please explain this Blow down the breather...

please explain this

Blow down the breather and the fuel below the inlet will keep the bike running for how long?
Or: do you have to blow down the breather and keep riding at the same time?
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 98,351
Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
I repeat "I have been warned many times that It...

I repeat "I have been warned many times that It will kill me"

now what was that that Thump! said about beating a dead horse?
save all the endo videos on GS's, I've seen them:D

now with that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 09:07 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I have had no problems off road. (but I have been...

I have had no problems off road. (but I have been warned many times here that it will kill me)
the fender is a copy of a Bultaco Pursang fender I made out of Kevlar and carbon...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 98,351
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Posted By SkunkWizard
the Elephant Run

5 days of riding in this stuff

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/advloot/20140524_112853_zpse34106c5.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 98,351
Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
thanks PC I bought it from you and it's been...

thanks PC
I bought it from you and it's been trouble free for over 5 years
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 98,351
Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
Any advice for trimming the TM40 for 8,000 ft. ...

Any advice for trimming the TM40 for 8,000 ft.
we have a week long high altitude ride planned next week

thanks
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 98,351
Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
kind of like how this got started

kind of like how this got started
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 69,400
Posted By SkunkWizard
Furano YB8 she is fast for a 1993 only 164 HP...

Furano YB8 she is fast for a 1993
only 164 HP Weber Marelli Injection (Yamaha) 456lbs. wet.
imported in parts and reassembled not so legal in the states...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15,329
Views: 8,834,441
Posted By SkunkWizard
happy mothers day mom ...

happy mothers day mom
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/advloot/momsknuckle_zpse57fb4cc.jpg (http://s14.photobucket.com/user/S2Wizard/media/advloot/momsknuckle_zpse57fb4cc.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,978
Posted By SkunkWizard
I solved all the weight problems with a $1800...

I solved all the weight problems with a $1800 plated Honda
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/advloot/20140430_105125_zpsdd5369a5.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By SkunkWizard
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,838
Posted By SkunkWizard
well done

well done
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 98,351
Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
you got me thinking there! :rofl anybody try...

you got me thinking there! :rofl

anybody try K-Y on their chain?
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 98,351
Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
I had a discussion with the...

I had a discussion with the automotive/powersports manager at the LBGP a few weeks ago. he is sending me some 5100 to try.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8,259
Views: 1,613,279
Posted By SkunkWizard
padding post count?

padding post count?
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 98,351
Views: 18,737,318
Posted By SkunkWizard
you can get replacement bulbs with a wired...

you can get replacement bulbs with a wired circuit in the bulb
plug-n-play
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,508
Posted By SkunkWizard
I feel kind of bad after I posted. I should have...

I feel kind of bad after I posted. I should have given you mad props for the excellent work you have done. (then gone detail) I really admire DR owners that can actually work on their bike, think out...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,508
Posted By SkunkWizard
For optimum suspension performance it is always...

For optimum suspension performance it is always key to keep unsprung weight at a minimum.
i.e. drilled brake disc rotors, conical hubs, carbon fiber- magnesium wheels, etc.
With the bike loaded to...
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