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Forum: Beasts 04-03-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 481,273
Posted By MulletWhip
Bargain...

This is a bargain, if I did own one already I'd be all over this. Make sure you post in the flea market section.
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 240,380
Posted By MulletWhip
Ducati Elefant

Any updates on a seat kit for a Ducati Elefant?
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 240,380
Posted By MulletWhip
Ducati Elefant

Any chance you'd consider putting a kit together for a Ducati Elefant?
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,745
Posted By MulletWhip
Hey Tangai, I appreciate your posts, I've got a...

Hey Tangai,
I appreciate your posts, I've got a new to me Elefant and find the posts very helpful.
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,745
Posted By MulletWhip
Thanks for that, I got the same advice from the...

Thanks for that, I got the same advice from the Elefant mailing list. Two of the valves had a stuck closing shim. Once I leveraged them off, I sanded the groove area with 600 grit until things were...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,745
Posted By MulletWhip
Stuck closing shim

Ok,
Here's a weird one. I am attempting a valve adjujstment on my 1995 E900 and am currently working on the vertical cylinder intake. I've got the opening shim off, the collets off, I verified that...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,745
Posted By MulletWhip
Spedometer Drive Unit?

Well,
I got the bearings into the front hub but noticed that my speedometer drive unit is pretty much toast. Does anyone know of an alternative unit from another model, etc. that will fit? Thanks a...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,745
Posted By MulletWhip
Ok, I got impatient and tried a couple of...

Ok,
I got impatient and tried a couple of things. First I tried an internal, generic puller, but there was not enough of a lip to grab onto. There are two grooves in the hub to key the speedo drive...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,745
Posted By MulletWhip
Front wheel bearing replacement...

Has anyone here replaced their front wheel bearings on an Elefant. I got the non speedo drives side one out pretty easily but the other side has a retainer for the speedo drive that appears to be...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,745
Posted By MulletWhip
Cool, thanks for those videos. That definitely...

Cool, thanks for those videos. That definitely helps.

-Mike
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By MulletWhip
XR650R poppping on decel

I recently purchased an uncorked 2000 XR650R with the following jetting:

Main: 180
Pilot: 68 (not the 68s)
Needle: Unknown
Needle clip: on the third position
Filter: Uni
Mixture Screw: 1-3/4...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,745
Posted By MulletWhip
Motor Service Questions

I am planning on performing a tune-up on my 1995 E900 soon. I purchased it from someone who had it stored for a number of years so I am planning on changing the belts, checking / adjusting valves,...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,745
Posted By MulletWhip
Speedometer Removal

Hi all,
I am trying to remove the speedometer from the dashboard of my 95 Elefant so that I can install some new foam around the gauges and lights. The odometer reset cable goes from the underside...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,745
Posted By MulletWhip
Great, thanks! I'm up in Healdsburg but work in...

Great, thanks! I'm up in Healdsburg but work in Santa Rosa, so hooking up would be pretty easy.

Did you fully disassemble the forks and inspect them or do just seals. I'm tempted to do the full...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,745
Posted By MulletWhip
Thanks for tip Christian, I'll check the tubes....

Thanks for tip Christian, I'll check the tubes. Do you have a source and part number for seals?

-Mike
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,745
Posted By MulletWhip
Hi All, Well, I've now joined the herd with my...

Hi All,
Well, I've now joined the herd with my new to me '95 Heffalump. I just brought it home last night from Oakland, Ca. It's pretty much stock but has been stored for quite a while and thus has...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By MulletWhip
Hey Hodakaguy, Yes, I got the lower mounts but...

Hey Hodakaguy,
Yes, I got the lower mounts but I plan on using one of yours, once you get the next batch done. I was the one who PM'd you today.

-Mike
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By MulletWhip
Man, I get a reply within in minutes. I love this...

Man, I get a reply within in minutes. I love this place! Anyway, thanks for the reality check. I forgot that those need to be swapped over. I tried to locate some install information from the Acerbis...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By MulletWhip
XR650R Acerbis Sahara Tank Question

Hi all,
I recently purchased a used Acerbis Sahara tank and have a question about some possibly missing hardware. I'm guessing that some mounts attach to the four brass threaded inserts shown below...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-16-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 81,018
Posted By MulletWhip
Cool, I just got the bike running and signed up...

Cool, I just got the bike running and signed up last night. See you guys in a week and a half or so.

--Mike
Forum: Racing 12-24-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 74,582
Posted By MulletWhip
Raid-Live Videos?

Hey all,
I recently signed up for a one month pass at Raid-Live but am unable to view any of the archived videos both with Windows XP and my Linux box. I used this Raid-Live last year and it worked...
Forum: Racing 12-24-2007, 05:50 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 33,729
Posted By MulletWhip
Better late than never!

Paypal sent! Good luck you guys.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2007, 12:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,231
Posted By MulletWhip
I did exactly that a couple of years ago and have...

I did exactly that a couple of years ago and have never looked back. I purchased a used 2002 KLR650 for about $3200 with 1200k on the odo.

Some Pros:
Better gas mileage

Able to handle...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 27,220
Posted By MulletWhip
Thanks!!!

Just wanted to post a big thank you to Tiny and Whammo for putting on this little shindig. I had a great time seeing old friends and meeting new. I am already looking forward to Redwood Rendezvous...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2007, 07:47 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 27,220
Posted By MulletWhip
Hey Bob, I'm back in Healdsburg - currently...

Hey Bob,
I'm back in Healdsburg - currently camping out on mother-in-laws living room floor on my trusty Thermarest. Portland was great but I have to admit I missed this place. How have you been?
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 27,220
Posted By MulletWhip
Definitely in. It will be great to see all your...

Definitely in. It will be great to see all your guys again - yep I moved back from Portland a few weeks ago.

--Mike
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,414
Posted By MulletWhip
Hey Sasquatch, Thanks for the information. My...

Hey Sasquatch,
Thanks for the information. My front end is already set up exactly as you have described and works great. I will be going with a 450# spring on the rear and am wandering how if fit...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 49,665
Posted By MulletWhip
Silicone...

and gasoline do not get along very well. I used it a long time ago to help seal up the sealing surface of a carb. diaphragm. I had a lot of fun later digging all of the pieces of silicone from all...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2006, 05:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,410
Posted By MulletWhip
Thanks for that Bob! I am sure missing California.

Thanks for that Bob! I am sure missing California.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2006, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,071
Posted By MulletWhip
Hey Josh, I used to do Sunday Ride a long time...

Hey Josh,
I used to do Sunday Ride a long time ago and one of the riders had an NX and I rode a 650L. We had a lot of discussions, comparisons, and came to the conclusion that the motors, gearing...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-13-2006, 05:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,861
Posted By MulletWhip
Thanks for these tips. I am already planning on...

Thanks for these tips. I am already planning on doing some OMRA events this year.

Well, we made it and are here. The new job starts Wednesday but so far, so good. The weather (besides a little...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-04-2006, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,861
Posted By MulletWhip
Thanks for the welcome Jeff. I would love to hook...

Thanks for the welcome Jeff. I would love to hook up with you guys once I get settled. As for the rides, the crazier the better so Salmonberry River sounds great to me.

Mike
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-03-2006, 05:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,861
Posted By MulletWhip
Hi Jorge, I'm a mechanical engineer and took a...

Hi Jorge,
I'm a mechanical engineer and took a job with a company named Williams Controls. They build throttle control assemblies for tanks, big trucks, etc. Thanks for the club link, I'll take a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-02-2006, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,861
Posted By MulletWhip
Oregon Trail...

Well,
It looks like I'll be hitting the Oregon Trail in a week. Leaving one motorcycle meca (Northern California) for aother, Portland Oregon. I recently accepted a job with a company in Tigard and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2006, 05:25 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 66,161
Posted By MulletWhip
Great report as usual guys! Thanks for taking me...

Great report as usual guys! Thanks for taking me to Baja with you for a few hours. Bruce, first some broken ribs and a continued trip (last time). This time a broken hand and a continued trip. I...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2005, 06:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,070
Posted By MulletWhip
Damn you and your "fun" reports

The more I read about these hack vehicles, the more I want one. It defintiely doesn't help that you keep keep posting these ride reports. Anyway, I'm looking forward to meeting you at DVDaze. See you...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2005, 07:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,935
Posted By MulletWhip
Finally got 'em!

My Motorport MotoPort Ultra II Kevlar pants finally arrived. They took a bit longer than I expected but the quality is top notch. I was a bit leery about the sizing due to the fact of the number of...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2005, 07:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,659
Posted By MulletWhip
Awesome report! It sounded like a great trip. It...

Awesome report! It sounded like a great trip. It reminded me of the days when a buddy and me would throw whatever gear we had on the bikes and head out for a week. It was all about being on the road...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2005, 12:24 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,234
Posted By MulletWhip
Damn JL, your reports never fail to entertain....

Damn JL, your reports never fail to entertain. Most people would have tried to figure out a way to just get home - not try and continue the ride! Great report as always.


Mike
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2005, 01:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,935
Posted By MulletWhip
Right behind you...

Josh,
Glad to hear that they finally arrived - that means mine should be showing up any day now. Also glad to hear that all the measuring paid off. Though people fault their website I'd have to give...
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