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Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 08:10 AM
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Posted By x32792
I can only imagine what those tight urban areas...

I can only imagine what those tight urban areas smell like...Thanks for posting this obviously DR related video.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 07:48 AM
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Posted By x32792
Good To Know

Thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 04:26 PM
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Posted By x32792
DR riders don't need no stinking tack, fuel or...

DR riders don't need no stinking tack, fuel or temperature gauge.
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 101,391
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Posted By x32792
You might want to take a look at brake pads,...

You might want to take a look at brake pads, chain and sprockets.
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,111
Posted By x32792
Urban Myth

Fact is any major could build the Urban Myth Adv Bike:

Twin something
75HP
400 pounds
10" suspension travel, equal ground clearance
EFI or carb (who cares?)
Six speed transmission...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,679,727
Posted By x32792
Wait till Spring when they stop salting the roads.

Wait till Spring when they stop salting the roads.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 101,391
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Posted By x32792
No Inventory

Amen brother. No one carries inventory anymore. Yesterday, I bought the one and only set of front brake pads my local Suzuki Dealer had in stock. It now seems whenever you ask for anything, the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,679,727
Posted By x32792
New DR Rider

DR650SE is a great bike. It doesn't do anything well, but it does it ALL. Do proper maintenance and she'll haul your ashes around the world and back.

Mods:

New seat -- OEM is a birth control...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,679,727
Posted By x32792
Front Brake Pads Replacement Frequency?

Of course, YMMV, but what is the average service life of front brake pads? I replaced mine at 10-11K miles and they're making noises again at 21K miles.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 08:51 AM
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Views: 19,679,727
Posted By x32792
https://www.dropbox.com/s/cdzipp1ha6p7gw1/Heat%20S...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/cdzipp1ha6p7gw1/Heat%20Shield_resized_2.jpg?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/4eb4fikb8e3dphw/Heatsheild2.jpg?dl=0

GL makes a heat shield (or heat spring). You can make one...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 101,391
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Posted By x32792
My '01 TJ 4.0L is happiest at about 55 mph --...

My '01 TJ 4.0L is happiest at about 55 mph -- very much like my DR.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 09:41 AM
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Posted By x32792
+1

+1
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2014, 12:24 PM
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Views: 43,051
Posted By x32792
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 06:43 PM
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Views: 19,679,727
Posted By x32792
Take a look at these 1" down, 1" back lowering...

Take a look at these 1" down, 1" back lowering hardware:

http://acmezoom.com/store.php?crn=220&rn=428&action=show_detail
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 101,391
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Posted By x32792
I wanna see that thing break a bead.

I wanna see that thing break a bead.
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 43,051
Posted By x32792
Wake me when and IF this mythical 'new' AT is...

Wake me when and IF this mythical 'new' AT is available at a showroom near me. Rumors, stories and photo-chops of a new AT have been fouling the bandwidth everyday since the 'old' AT ceased...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 43,051
Posted By x32792
Yes, the unsubstantiated rumors have reached our...

Yes, the unsubstantiated rumors have reached our shores. There is also a muddy prototype in Milan and numerous articles on the web -- Sadly, no one has yet seen the actual dingus or the spec for this...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 94,267
Posted By x32792
You can't buy or ride a rumor.

You can't buy or ride a rumor.
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 43,051
Posted By x32792
Rumors of a new AT have been circulating since...

Rumors of a new AT have been circulating since they stopped production of the 'old' AT. Too early to get excited.
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 07:04 AM
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Views: 699,341
Posted By x32792
Diesel Jeeps never happened over here.

Diesel Jeeps never happened over here.
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 06:53 AM
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Views: 699,341
Posted By x32792
++++1 The point exactly.

++++1

The point exactly.
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 06:51 AM
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Views: 699,341
Posted By x32792
Cautionary Note

Cautionary Note on Prototypes and Concepts

Years ago, there were a lot of printed and online articles about a NEW Jeep Pick Up and Diesel Wrangler. Peoples hearts were filled with hope and their...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By x32792
Exhausted

Tired of the endless tease -- is it or ain't it available? What are the spec and price?
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 699,341
Posted By x32792
Prototype?

So the big news is a prototype with some mud on it? No specs, no price, no available-in-stores date? Maybe more info at Tokyo show?
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2014, 02:23 PM
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Views: 699,341
Posted By x32792
+1

+1
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 94,267
Posted By x32792
A painful and awkward presentation continues. ...

A painful and awkward presentation continues.

Presentations ends with R1 and photo op.

Well, tomorrow at 8:30 GMT, Honda may(?) show us a new Adventure Bike? I live in hope.
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 94,267
Posted By x32792
Blah, blah, blah

Too much blah, blah in Milan -- Just show us the bikes.
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2014, 12:23 PM
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Views: 94,267
Posted By x32792
Thanks for posting this link.

Thanks for posting this link.
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,871
Posted By x32792
bargin?

$11,000/398.2 = $27.62 per pound.
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,823
Posted By x32792
great deal?

Year
Manufacturer
Model
Engine Type
Engine Displacement
Bore & Stroke
Compression Ratio
Cooling
Fuel System
Ignition
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,679,727
Posted By x32792
You will enjoy them. One of mine had a small...

You will enjoy them.

One of mine had a small burr which needed to be filed off to fit AND I wish I had taken a minute to spray paint them rattle can black because I now have a little rust forming...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,679,727
Posted By x32792
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDUwWDYwMA==/z/v6QAAOSwG...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDUwWDYwMA==/z/v6QAAOSwGiRTqF0u/$_12.JPG

+1 eBay IMS knock-offs
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 43,051
Posted By x32792
sub 400# machine

Get a DR650SE, put on an aftermarket seat, carry 15T/16T front sprockets, a Bajaworx Rallye Windscreen, a 1.75 gallon Rotopax, a 2" PowerMad bar riser, eBay IMS knockoff pegs and you got yourself a...
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 43,051
Posted By x32792
500 pounds in your dreams

500 pounds without motor, tires, fenders, tank, saddle, fuel, liquids, oil and headlight. Curb weight will be closer to 600 pounds.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,679,727
Posted By x32792
rear tire issue (later that same day)

LATER THAT SAME DAY

Thank you for the responses and suggestions of probable causes. The rear axle assembly is vital and I confess being a little concerned. Took a 50 mile test ride this morning...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,679,727
Posted By x32792
rear tire issue

In putting on a new rear tire (705 Shinko 130/90-17) yesterday, there didn't seem to be enough horizontal distance between the L and R axle spacer(s) and the swing arm -- it was too tight by about...
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 94,267
Posted By x32792
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,679,727
Posted By x32792
amen

+1
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,679,727
Posted By x32792
Incredible video. Thanks for sharing.

Incredible video. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,679,727
Posted By x32792
Whatever is in my spokes is tough. Tried both...

Whatever is in my spokes is tough. Tried both acetone and MEK -- Neither worked. The test spot I did with the Goo Gone looks promising. Putting on new tires later this week which will make getting at...
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