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Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 91,791
Views: 17,090,126
Posted By Lobster
new fork seals?

So the DR (2003 w 18,000) has been sitting inside the basement since November. Snowmageddon here this year in MI. I have some work planned for the beast but haven't gotten around to it yet.

I...
Forum: Vendors 11-17-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 59,376
Posted By Lobster
Just ordered the side racks for the DR650. ...

Just ordered the side racks for the DR650. Looking forward to installing them. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 91,791
Views: 17,090,126
Posted By Lobster
If a Shinko 244 is considered stable, then I...

If a Shinko 244 is considered stable, then I don't want to know what squirmy is...:muutt
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,081
Posted By Lobster
DR650 is just plain fun. Period. But, alas,...

DR650 is just plain fun. Period.

But, alas, all the posers on Harleys now wont wave to you...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By Lobster
PMed

PMed
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By Lobster
:hmmmmm:confused Sorry...may have...

:hmmmmm:confused

Sorry...may have temporarily failed circuits class here...

LEDs have more resistance but much less current, same voltage.

That means from P=IV, they would draw less power......
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By Lobster
Thanks for the replies. I'm gonna tear out the...

Thanks for the replies. I'm gonna tear out the existing relay on the DR and see if I can find one of the LED compatible versions to work.
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By Lobster
Wiring / Resistor Advice for LED turnsignals

Just bought and installed some ZETA hand-guards with the integrated LED flashers on my DR650 tonight. Look cool. Flash very fast. Did some research and found I need a resistor in line since the...
Forum: Face plant 09-19-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 65,895
Posted By Lobster
Prayers will help when words don't. God Bless...

Prayers will help when words don't. God Bless you both.
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,525
Posted By Lobster
So far I hate these tires with the burning...

So far I hate these tires with the burning passion of a thousand suns.

I just pulled the trigger on a Heidenau front. We'll see...

(I did check the front end tonight...everything is tight.)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,675
Posted By Lobster
I'm out...daing.:cry

I'm out...daing.:cry
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,525
Posted By Lobster
Your comments are EXACTLY what I experienced on...

Your comments are EXACTLY what I experienced on the first ride. Higher pressure seemed to help. But according to the tire I cannot go higher than 33 in the front!
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,525
Posted By Lobster
Upped the pressure to 33 / 36 I think. I also...

Upped the pressure to 33 / 36 I think. I also de-aired and re-aired a bunch of times to make sure the beads were set. Seems better now. Still a little squirrely but getting better.
Forum: Face plant 09-02-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,519
Posted By Lobster
I know the feeling. I had the exact same thing...

I know the feeling. I had the exact same thing happen on the exact same bike. 2006 950 Adv. Only mine wasn't quite as fast, but it was in a pouring rain storm. One minute all is well, and the...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,525
Posted By Lobster
Looking for advice on Shinko 244 for my 2012 KLR - first ride was scary

I hope I am not reinventing the wheel here...

Just yesterday put on Shinko 244s front and rear. I took it for about a 100 mile break in cruise and can honestly say I hope something is wrong, ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11,351
Views: 1,023,968
Posted By Lobster
Go over and check out the KLR pics thread here. ...

Go over and check out the KLR pics thread here. Warp9Man has some nice levers he will be selling in about 3-4 weeks for $37 each.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-10-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,675
Posted By Lobster
I'm not sure if I will be back home by then. I...

I'm not sure if I will be back home by then. I have a business trip earlier that week. But if I am here, I will be in.

Thanks for setting this up. Looking forward to meeting all of you.
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11,351
Views: 1,023,968
Posted By Lobster
Installed my Top Gun 8.0kg spring today. I had...

Installed my Top Gun 8.0kg spring today. I had to make a custom shock spring compression tool. Took longer to make the tool then to actually change the spring!

Hopefully going for a ride...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 888
Posted By Lobster
I'm about 280-290 geared to ride and my KLR does...

I'm about 280-290 geared to ride and my KLR does 70 mph just fine.

As for trails, if you plan to do hardcore single tracks with whoops and sand then I suggest a dirt bike...neither the KLR or the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8,022
Views: 1,833,526
Posted By Lobster
KTM supermoto fender I think. The PO had it...

KTM supermoto fender I think. The PO had it mounted high in the normal spot. I just unbolted it, added some spacers, longer bolts, a little trim around the fork brace, and done. All in all a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11,351
Views: 1,023,968
Posted By Lobster
Please somebody help Warp on this! I think these...

Please somebody help Warp on this! I think these levers look WAY cool and I want a pair! Nicely done. I'm on the waiting list...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8,022
Views: 1,833,526
Posted By Lobster
My new ride

Do the bags look too big?

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk131/lobsterfamily/IMG_1542_zps4453a65e.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 760,149
Posted By Lobster
So... Simple. and I traded bikes this week. My...

So... Simple. and I traded bikes this week. My 2006 KTM950 goes to Troy and his 2012 KLR comes home with me to Pinckney. We had to wait for release of lein paperwork in the mail and also wait for...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6,749
Views: 2,252,521
Posted By Lobster
This one just makes me laugh! ...

This one just makes me laugh!

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk131/lobsterfamily/IMG_1024_zpse4a63b88.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 760,149
Posted By Lobster
...and I had no idea he was looking for the bike...

...and I had no idea he was looking for the bike I am planning to sell...

Glad I posted here!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10,223
Views: 760,149
Posted By Lobster
sorry to change the subject...

Anyone in SE Michigan have a 2008 (or same vintage) KLR I could throw a leg over and ride around the block? I found one that looks cool, but I've never been on one.

I would imagine a 6 package...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Lobster
SENA - awesome customer service!

I have the SENA SMH10 system for my helmet. A friend of mine bought 2 and gave me one. I used it for about 2 seasons and decided to swap it into a new helmet. During the process I wasn't careful...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,425
Posted By Lobster
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=276297...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=276297&highlight=tech+weekend
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,425
Posted By Lobster
If I were you I would put all the parts in a box...

If I were you I would put all the parts in a box and drive up to CJ's summer bikefest / ridefest / fix-it fest. There will be so many guys and gals there with enough knowledge to probably rebuild...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By Lobster
I had the misfortune of losing the rear tire at...

I had the misfortune of losing the rear tire at 60MPH on the freeway last summer in a driving rainstorm...not fun.

Hellsyeah you got lucky!
Forum: Orange Crush 04-02-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Lobster
Subscribed. I suspect I have some of the...

Subscribed.

I suspect I have some of the same gremlins. Gonna check it out as soon as the weather warms. Friggin 30s here in Militiagan...

Thanks.

:ear
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,092
Posted By Lobster
I had a low speed get off on my home built alum...

I had a low speed get off on my home built alum panniers and they held up just fine. They have a nice little scratch, but between them and the crash bars, NOTHING plastic hit the ground...NOTHING. ...
Forum: Vendors 11-25-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By Lobster
Mark, thanks. I appreciate the kind words. I'll...

Mark, thanks. I appreciate the kind words. I'll send you a PM for sure. If there is anyway you could help me spread the word, I'd also very much appreciate it.

God Bless
Forum: Vendors 11-22-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By Lobster
FS: Garden Crosses - for a good cause - great Christmas present!!!

Thanks for reading my post.

I will be traveling to Baja Mexico in February of 2013 to help build two houses and renovate a third for some families in need. This is all coordinated through a...
Forum: Face plant 11-21-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,868
Posted By Lobster
Glad you are OK. It's been about 22 years since...

Glad you are OK. It's been about 22 years since I tread around them highways regularly...you can have em!

I know the feeling. I had the exact same "almost" crash on I96 this summer...rear tire...
Forum: Face plant 10-04-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,155
Posted By Lobster
Disgusted...yes. Surpised...no. That is the...

Disgusted...yes. Surpised...no.

That is the media. What do you expect?

Sorry about your friend. Ride safe.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,715
Posted By Lobster
I could not have said it better. :clap ...

I could not have said it better. :clap

Let's take a bike that has attitude and character that has been fighting the blah out of Germany and make it look more blah...

Pass..
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,617
Posted By Lobster
I lost a tube, at speed, on the highway this...

I lost a tube, at speed, on the highway this summer...one that didn't have a patch...a true pucker moment.

I wouldn't wish that experience on anyone.

Spend $30 for a new tube and be done with...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-22-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,797
Posted By Lobster
Assuming the TPS is out of adjustment / position,...

Assuming the TPS is out of adjustment / position, how does one re-set it back to nominal?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,151
Posted By Lobster
Nicely done. Can you open the panniers with the...

Nicely done. Can you open the panniers with the rotopax in place?
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