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Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 02:09 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Nicely sorted bike and looks like a great day. ...

Nicely sorted bike and looks like a great day. Thx for the pic.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 09:46 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Please post pics of wife ...or SUV Wait...

Please post pics of wife

...or SUV

Wait for responses here as potentially similar to bull.




:hide
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 08:50 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Yup - in the trail kit and used in the garage...

Yup - in the trail kit and used in the garage with success. Very light, too.
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 06:30 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Funny - yup....I was stationed in PHX for 6...

Funny - yup....I was stationed in PHX for 6 years, mostly working the flight line so i getcha.



Excellent point. With the mostly dry rocky stuff we can ride 'em almost down to nubs.
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 03:23 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Man, you picked the weekend for it. It was a...

Man, you picked the weekend for it. It was a chilly 94 at the house and I got a 97 reading driving around SD. Crazy warm. Back to 78 at the house today. Suckage all around. :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 11:18 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Yup. I have the gripper top on my SC DS seat and...

Yup. I have the gripper top on my SC DS seat and it's GRIPPY (strange, huh?). It becomes uncomfortable due to the constant grab.

I went with Carbon Fiber top and gripper sides on my DR Commuter...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 106,526
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Sorry it's not working out for you as mine does...

Sorry it's not working out for you as mine does fine. Did you get the foam density correct for your weight? As mentioned, inexpensive options like sheepskin or a beaded addition? Maybe even a piece...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 11:23 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Yes, you are my moto brother, with the same...

Yes, you are my moto brother, with the same deficiencies. Which is why Jeff goes to Aruba every year on vacation - funded by me. :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 09:30 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Of course...! I go to DV in Jan to avoid the...

Of course...! I go to DV in Jan to avoid the crowds and NOW you show up. :D

Offer still stands if ya get in early and are closer to the border.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 06:25 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Best wishes in your next steps. Thx for sharing...

Best wishes in your next steps. Thx for sharing while here. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 08:24 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=927215...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=927215

^^^ in the vendors section. Interesting development and I'd be leaning their way if I had a need.

Mongle - I'm in the same boat with ya. My...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 05:47 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
I agree with ya. I usually give a thumbs up then...

I agree with ya. I usually give a thumbs up then down so I get a response either way. I don't know if it was evident you needed help or not but nobody stopped, no cars, no non-HD's....?

I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 02:26 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Just learn their characteristics and ride....and...

Just learn their characteristics and ride....and smile.

Congrats on the new to you scoot.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 01:20 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Only if you're running 10-40 Semi-Synth at the...

Only if you're running 10-40 Semi-Synth at the same time. :rofl

As always, skill, tire condition and riding conditions etc play a big part. I have the Trakmaster and a Scorpion XCMH on my dirt...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 10:00 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
It's true the Strom is way more street oriented...

It's true the Strom is way more street oriented but like anything, you can push it's limits. I had one for 8 years and did plenty of dirt roads and a little 2 track on it. Many have done more as a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 05:40 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
I'm not a carb expert but use a little caution to...

I'm not a carb expert but use a little caution to make sure that didn't push the mixture to the dangerous side of lean. I felt an immediate increase on my DR650 just pulling the snorkel but went...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 12:20 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Not the place to continue this discussion. I...

Not the place to continue this discussion. I know what works in real life but get your point.

Onward and forward.

Enjoy.
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 09:34 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Thx but my wife will be working for a while and I...

Thx but my wife will be working for a while and I fell into a great job working from home with some perks. Can't pass it up and it will allow our complete retirement to be more comfortable.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 09:23 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Mr Idiot - nicely done! If the plastic gets in...

Mr Idiot - nicely done! If the plastic gets in the way, hit it with a heat gun and put it where ya want it. Worked for me.

Wish I knew the AZ thing was happening, I would've gotten the DR over...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 05:07 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Well, I'll admit that since I got my degree in...

Well, I'll admit that since I got my degree in '86 and recently spent 4 years working next to the Consumer Fraud unit at the District Attorney's Office, I could be incorrect, but THIS ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 05:52 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
:rofl Cyberdos - I get your point re the...

:rofl

Cyberdos - I get your point re the chain. When I bought my DR, the PO told me "I think I have it listed too low...I have 19 voicemails." I told him he did and that it was his bike. Re-list...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 10:53 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Consumer law clearly states that they have to...

Consumer law clearly states that they have to sell if for the listed price. Their error - their problem. Message them that in no uncertain terms along with a "to avoid a dispute filing with Amazon,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 08:33 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Yup, Rusty - funny stuff - :D I love good...

Yup, Rusty - funny stuff - :D I love good wordplay and usually catch stuff like that.

Nicely done, mcbroom.
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 01:07 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
https://www.rbracing-rsr.com/chainlength.html ...

https://www.rbracing-rsr.com/chainlength.html

Had to use this helping a neighbor set up a SUMO and Dirt set of wheels for his DRZ. Worked well.
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 106,526
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Posted By TrophyHunter
That obvious, huh? :D Well, I couldn't take...

That obvious, huh? :D

Well, I couldn't take it. Redid my front axle clamp properly.

Another thing - hats off to those who ride in mud a lot. Growing up in Utah, I was used to it a bit but have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 09:58 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
"..what's that, babe..? You're gonna shut me...

"..what's that, babe..? You're gonna shut me down?"

"...feel free.....if you can figure out where I'm gettin' it..." :evil
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 09:01 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Coin toss for me. I just switched out wheel sets...

Coin toss for me. I just switched out wheel sets yesterday. I always torque the axles to spec but 50/50 on the clamp nuts. No excuses or reasons other than breaking out the inch/lb wrench. Snug...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 07:22 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
You have to unscrew the axle. I don't bother...

You have to unscrew the axle. I don't bother removing the speedo cable from the drive as it flops out when you pull the wheel forward.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 02:18 PM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Humility and modesty are also desirable traits....

Humility and modesty are also desirable traits. :D

If you're young and have an outstanding work ethic in today's economy, it'll go a long way.

Keep a good job, have a little extra to spend on a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 106,526
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Great stuff, Phil. Thx for the pics.

Great stuff, Phil. Thx for the pics.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 106,526
Views: 21,174,081
Posted By TrophyHunter
Re-read the OP post. A few ways it could go but I...

Re-read the OP post. A few ways it could go but I took it as he contacted an upholsterer to fasten the SC kit to his pan - $100. I think a few others may have read it that way too. Seems that's the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 08:47 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
That sounds like the "i really don't want to...

That sounds like the "i really don't want to bother with it but will if you pay me a ton o' cash" price. As mentioned, get a stapler, do it yourself. I've done 5 'tween me, son, friends....and I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 08:09 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
I went with the 4. Great feel and work well.

I went with the 4. Great feel and work well.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 391,763
Posted By TrophyHunter
I bolted up a DR650 speedo. I'm sure other...

I bolted up a DR650 speedo. I'm sure other Suzuki one's would fit. Direct cable into the speedo using existing stock cable. Usually avail in the Flea Market - in fact someone's parting a DR650...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 106,526
Views: 21,174,081
Posted By TrophyHunter
Re-read, imadork :shog No wonder you ended...

Re-read, imadork :shog

No wonder you ended up as a master fabricator/builder with a mom pic like that! Great stuff.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 106,526
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Skunk - do what works for ya. Refrigiwear put out...

Skunk - do what works for ya. Refrigiwear put out some riding gloves but cleared 'em out for $17 a pair. Toasty. Here's...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 106,526
Views: 21,174,081
Posted By TrophyHunter
Exactly. I turned down a healthy price bump from...

Exactly. I turned down a healthy price bump from somebody who really wanted my HD years ago after a small deposit by another rider. Called #1 to confirm it was still a go and got the phone number of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 106,526
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Ark - that's a banjo bolt and I'm not sure...

Ark - that's a banjo bolt and I'm not sure there's room for that....either in the case or in the area where it need to keep the oil flowin'.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 106,526
Views: 21,174,081
Posted By TrophyHunter
Holy crap! I didn't know you modeled in your...

Holy crap! I didn't know you modeled in your 20's. :D


Re tinkering. I can't leave anything alone. Hell, I put a TM33 on a DR-Z250 with a cut airbox and pipe. The CV carb (heavily modded) ran...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3,054
Views: 391,763
Posted By TrophyHunter
Absolutely - good on ya.

Absolutely - good on ya.
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