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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:10 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
That "Joe" video is one of the most unsettling...

That "Joe" video is one of the most unsettling I've seen and just the mention of it makes me think of the previous viewings. I hope if that ever happens to me, in the brief moment of semi-lucid...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 101,261
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Don't miss what was mentioned earlier by...

Don't miss what was mentioned earlier by psmcd..... When you get things rerouted, turn the bars full lock to lock while the engine is running. This will highlight any bad responses - like an instant...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 101,261
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Since we haven't met, I hesitate in answering the...

Since we haven't met, I hesitate in answering the first part. :) Common in these forks if you let the top/inside tube all the way down/in. IIRC there's a little white plastic piece that will grab...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,834
Views: 350,935
Posted By TrophyHunter
Welcome and congrats. Good to have a plated one...

Welcome and congrats. Good to have a plated one to open up your riding possibilities. I got lucky and found one plated here, too. Depends on your mission but I put a skid plate on right away like...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 101,261
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Skunk - my head bearings looked the same, maybe...

Skunk - my head bearings looked the same, maybe even dryer. Rusty, you should be ashamed of yourself if you don't pull yours apart and grease 'em. I mean really ashamed.

I've used the same wheel...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
Spitfire is good and cheap but takes up bar...

Spitfire is good and cheap but takes up bar space. Cee Bailey is good but only takes air off the chest. I'm 5'9. I put on the Madstadt Enduro system and like it the best. Infinitely adjustable I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
Good point. I've had success using a hair dryer...

Good point. I've had success using a hair dryer or heat gun if I forget to loosen them while the engine is warm. I can still do the valve check without having to wait for it to cool down.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By TrophyHunter
Did that Saturday. It's in good shape! :D

Did that Saturday. It's in good shape! :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 101,261
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Hey - I remember those gloves. Hot stuff back...

Hey - I remember those gloves. Hot stuff back then.........

I wish I still had those pants. :D
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Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 101,261
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Simba - the PO(s) may not have removed the stock...

Simba - the PO(s) may not have removed the stock front plastic tank guard. This would prevent the tank from mounting properly. It unscrews from some metal bars attached to the frame. The tank has...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 101,261
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Simba - welcome and congrats. With any used bike...

Simba - welcome and congrats. With any used bike I buy, I dump all of the fluids and set everything I can back to neutral. I buy the factory shop manual and follow it. Helps to get a baseline and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By TrophyHunter
Month ago. Seems like there's more tar than I...

Month ago. Seems like there's more tar than I remembered from previous rides. No major changes, washouts, etc. I was on my DR650 and there was a V-Strom and 800 Tiger in the group. No issues. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 101,261
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Posted By TrophyHunter
I can see the similarities there, too. The K761...

I can see the similarities there, too. The K761 almost looks like the offspring of the H K60 and Shinko 705. Larger but lower knobs, not as aggressive as the Heidenau.

Yup, a full set of 244's...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 101,261
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Posted By TrophyHunter
Oh, no apologies......:D We're all on the same...

Oh, no apologies......:D We're all on the same moto team here. :norton

Thx for the pic, ER. It also points out that every 3rd knob on the Shinko actually extends inboard a bit, probably adding...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 101,261
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Posted By TrophyHunter
You may be thinking of the K761. The 244 and 270...

You may be thinking of the K761. The 244 and 270 are similar as are the 705/761.

I like the 244 as an all around and prefer it over the K270 for the same reason mentioned. IIRC, the side knobs...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
We had a local rider die suddenly from throat...

We had a local rider die suddenly from throat cancer. 2 weeks from diagnosis to leaving the planet. He was 49. I rode out to a nice tribute at his favorite camping spot.

Get the good times while...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
I have a spare clutch cable to run alongside my...

I have a spare clutch cable to run alongside my current one when things come apart. Makes for an easy trailside change if it goes. I'm with you on the dielectric grease. Anytime I'm in my bikes...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,319
Posted By TrophyHunter
Supported - Thx Joe.

Supported - Thx Joe.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 101,261
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Posted By TrophyHunter
BGR - if you don't like the color, I've seen the...

BGR - if you don't like the color, I've seen the Krylon Fusion put up with some abuse.....on a plastic gas tank.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By TrophyHunter
Didn't say if you wanted sightseeing or burnin'...

Didn't say if you wanted sightseeing or burnin' miles, but if you want to variety.....

Notice both loops run you through Santa Ysabel - where the Julian Pie Company bakes starting early in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
Garmin Virb...

Garmin Virb (https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/on-the-trail/action-cameras/virb-elite/prod119594.html?zebratwo=CJ&utm_source=CJ&utm_medium=Text&utm_campaign=Device&gclid=CP3NyJXg98ECFUVgfgodrFoAVA) is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
Shameless plug for round 2...

Shameless plug for round 2 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1023034) of part out.



And yes......welcome & Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
I had a GL shield and put it partially under the...

I had a GL shield and put it partially under the side plastic and partially back onto the pipe. Ran it with a GL Coyote with no issues. Now have WM racks and bags so not on the DR any more. I put...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
From my recent DR650 part out experience, I can...

From my recent DR650 part out experience, I can tell you this is entirely possible. After answering a gazillion PM's, tracking PP payments matched to items purchased (real vs screen names) and 25...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
Sounds like a nice loop. Nice selection in the...

Sounds like a nice loop. Nice selection in the garage, too.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
BGR - that really sucks about the chain! ...

BGR - that really sucks about the chain! Challenge it through ebay if the seller doesn't make it right if ya feel up to it. Glad the parts got there. If there are any issues with 'em at all, you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
I guess that makes sense??? Funny though. ...

I guess that makes sense??? Funny though.

Cyber - I thought of you today. I was on my DRZ-250 but still....

Behind me...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,834
Views: 350,935
Posted By TrophyHunter
Went out and got the DRZ dusty today. 60 degrees...

Went out and got the DRZ dusty today. 60 degrees in the morning and 80 when I left around noon.

We did the Stagecoach trail right away while it was cool. I got a little out of whack so I stopped...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
Me. Plus our local group is good about getting...

Me. Plus our local group is good about getting to local training when offered. With all the current and former military in SD, we usually have a few with training on every ride.

Good Q, G.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By TrophyHunter
If you get down to San Diego, shoot me a PM. I...

If you get down to San Diego, shoot me a PM. I have some midweek time off and can lead a ride.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
Dodgerfan - your size shouldn't be a problem with...

Dodgerfan - your size shouldn't be a problem with the suspension sorted as mentioned. I'm about 240 rollin' and have done miles of slab with no issues. I've done a lot of the fire roads and some...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
Just listed a CS seal retainer and shock in FM...

Just listed a CS seal retainer and shock in FM parts if anyone's interested.

Trying to finish up the part out of a 2008.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
I used a bit out of this cheap HF Security bit...

I used a bit out of this cheap HF Security bit set (http://www.harborfreight.com/100-piece-security-bit-set-68457.html) during my recent tear down. It worked but note: There was red loctite on those...
Forum: Vendors 11-08-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,418
Posted By TrophyHunter
I bought 5 bowls from Rod from his Smugmug page...

I bought 5 bowls from Rod from his Smugmug page and couldn't be happier with the artistry and customer service. I asked him to send individual bowls to family along with 3 to me and shipping was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
I'll bring ya a new (used) perch tomorrow along...

I'll bring ya a new (used) perch tomorrow along with the frame so see if that helps.
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
I carry a SPOT, tourniquet, quickclot, chest...

I carry a SPOT, tourniquet, quickclot, chest patch and a .38.

I figure no matter what happens, I have choices available. :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 360,143
Posted By TrophyHunter
This. Very cool.

This. Very cool.
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
Not too well versed on carbs but the slide isn't...

Not too well versed on carbs but the slide isn't directly connected to a mechanism. Once the butterfly moves - while running - air is sucked in and a vacuum is created. That's when the slide is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
yup - riding conditions dictate. Since I'm in...

yup - riding conditions dictate. Since I'm in dust, sand and rocks...... It hasn't hurt to leave it off but it's still on the list for now. :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By TrophyHunter
Not directly but easy enough to mod the cover,...

Not directly but easy enough to mod the cover, get some longer all thread and work it out. I've figured it out but it's on my "to do" list. :norton
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