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Forum: Canada 12-03-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 20,853
Posted By rusty43
Thanks guys. I joined the site and looked around...

Thanks guys. I joined the site and looked around and there was quite a bit of info available. Will try to make it for sure.
Forum: Americas 12-03-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By rusty43
Are coming back on a snowmobile? or will you be...

Are coming back on a snowmobile? or will you be back before halloween.
Forum: Americas 12-03-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By rusty43
Go into Hay River and you can check out the...

Go into Hay River and you can check out the waterfalls on the way. When I lived in Peace River I took the KLR up and had no issues with fuel. It was a fun trip. There are big beasties north of...
Forum: Canada 12-02-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 20,853
Posted By rusty43
Nakusp

I could make this trip, there were few details on the HU website. My 950 will likely have highway rubber on it for those spectacular twisties. Are there "rides" on offer or is it just a party by...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,254
Views: 211,916
Posted By rusty43
I am looking at a lightly used '14 to augment my...

I am looking at a lightly used '14 to augment my '06-950adv and am wondering about service intervals and if I can "service" anything on this new electronic wonder. I do all of my own work on the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,483
Posted By rusty43
Thumb I was just getting excited about the 2014 ...

I was just getting excited about the 2014 R1200RT--even with the rear suspension recall--when I saw the XR. I'm in love. My '06 950ADV is now shod with Michelin PR3's because I plan on moving to...
Forum: Canada 03-02-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,116
Posted By rusty43
Here's a link to smugmug and my photo of...

Here's a link to smugmug and my photo of Dempster/ Alaska trip I took with a friend in 2009. Lots of pics, many taken while riding. Fantastic weather for the duration of the journey.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By rusty43
I looked at buying a larger kit with an...

I looked at buying a larger kit with an assortment because the local supplier's price for just the 8x1.00 kit is over $100. The kit i ordered has 4 different sizes and bits and taps and install...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By rusty43
helicoil 5626-125 kit contents

I am finding conflicting information on the contents of this kit online. I need the m8 x 1.00 but lots of the vendors are showing the m8 x 1.25 size in their information on this metric FINE kit. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By rusty43
ok, the ones with the markings on them are...

ok, the ones with the markings on them are longer. thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By rusty43
Question how to identify carb needles

when i bought my bike it came with a factory pro jet/needle kit included. i am installing h2w's prefilter jetting kit and i don't know which needles are in the carbs. the installed ones are longer,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,900
Posted By rusty43
Question hmmmm, and your h2w/unifilter/flexjet kit is on...

hmmmm, and your h2w/unifilter/flexjet kit is on its way to me as we speak. will you still have to use different length vent tubes or could you tee them under the carbs and just send one tube up to...
Forum: Canada 07-21-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,003
Posted By rusty43
We were taking luggage off the bikes at the hotel...

We were taking luggage off the bikes at the hotel entrance in Inuvik and the local cop came by and basically told us to use their parking lot to leave our bikes for the evening. Schedule an extra...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,817
Posted By rusty43
I've used the sidestand on my scorpions and tkc,...

I've used the sidestand on my scorpions and tkc, but i had the entire bike balanced on the stand plus my bodyweight, and all of this on a concrete floor. much easier to go to the local garage and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,622
Posted By rusty43
Thumb Top of the World seems like it is literally that....

Top of the World seems like it is literally that. Have fun in Chicken.
Forum: Canada 01-14-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,865
Posted By rusty43
+1 on the Port Alice road, incredible tight...

+1 on the Port Alice road, incredible tight twisties
Forum: Canada 12-27-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,465
Posted By rusty43
Very doable with a street bike in dry conditions....

Very doable with a street bike in dry conditions. My friend and I took our 950 Adventures on that road for an afternoon diversion on our way back from Alaska. We asked at the local grocery and they...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By rusty43
Called and ordered. Simple as that. Thanks.

Called and ordered. Simple as that. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 108,666
Posted By rusty43
bike stand

Where did you find the bike stand? Do you like it?

http://i539.photobucket.com/albums/ff359/barbwire44/wr450fx.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By rusty43
Question wr450 rear spokes

I just bought an '07 and discovered 1 broken rear spoke. Dealership sells complete kit only for about $100. Where can I buy a couple at a time? Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By rusty43
thanks

thanks
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By rusty43
crf70f fork oil

The manual says use honda ss8 susp. oil. What would that be equivalent to? Can I use atf or straight 10 weight? 9yr old grand daughter uses this bike. Thanks
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By rusty43
Question Crf70f service manual

Does anyone have a link to a free download for a 2006 CRF70F service manual? Thanks
Forum: Canada 05-12-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,994
Posted By rusty43
"Fines for violating seating requirements range...

"Fines for violating seating requirements range from $109 to $121 or vehicle impoundment, if considered stunting."

This is from the article referenced by the OP.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By rusty43
thanks for the replies, I've ordered a bt021 rear...

thanks for the replies, I've ordered a bt021 rear and a Conti trail attack front due to availability and pricing issues.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 167,441
Posted By rusty43
I'm gearing up for a pavement only ride in...

I'm gearing up for a pavement only ride in southern British Columbia. I'll take off the tkc front and the worn out mt90 Pirelli rear. I've ordered a BT021 rear and Conti trail attack front through...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By rusty43
yes it will. ...

yes it will. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=395043 shows most everything that will fit
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By rusty43
I can fit a finger between the swingarm and my...

I can fit a finger between the swingarm and my 150 pirelli on both sides
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By rusty43
Question will a 160-60zr-18 michelin pilot road 2 fit?

title says it all, am heading to southern british columbia in july, all pavement. 2006 950a
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By rusty43
I think we did ok. It is located 2 hrs away and...

I think we did ok. It is located 2 hrs away and they will keep it in their garage till the end of March when we will go and get it. It has forward controls which are too far from the seat for her...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By rusty43
Vulcan 800 Classic 2005

First bike for my girlfriend, purchased second hand today. Looks good and only 20000 km. I didn't find any major problems with these bikes when I checked online, has anyone heard of any issues?
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,303
Posted By rusty43
Thumb [QUOTE=eakins;17737533]sure. i'm taking a...

[QUOTE=eakins;17737533]sure.

i'm taking a fellow inmate on a similar day tour next week.
they want to buy a house in the near future. gonna pick them up from their hotel and we'll check out...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,382
Posted By rusty43
Vapor Lock

When mine was mounted on the rear of the airbox I got vapor lock conditions on several occasions. Moved it to below the battery and have had no more issues with it. I guess it's because the suction...
Forum: Canada 06-01-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,220
Posted By rusty43
[quote] Still looking for more people willing to...

[quote] Still looking for more people willing to let me throw a tent in their backyard for a night. I think it will be great to see other ADVers on my travel across Canada to Alaska


We are 30...
Forum: Australia 03-27-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6,464
Views: 573,271
Posted By rusty43
Thanks DonQx, will keep looking into options, and...

Thanks DonQx, will keep looking into options, and check out that one too.
Forum: Australia 03-24-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6,464
Views: 573,271
Posted By rusty43
Canadian inmate here looking to visit my neice in...

Canadian inmate here looking to visit my neice in Hobart in March/April of 2012. Moto Aventure rental rates are pretty steep, any cheap bikes for sale for short term? Or how much grovelling does...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-21-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,980
Posted By rusty43
antifreeze is generally ethylene glycol (don't...

antifreeze is generally ethylene glycol (don't let your dog drink it) where engine ice is propylene glycol. Not poisonous. I think it only offers freeze protection down to around -20C so it depends...
Forum: Canada 12-21-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By rusty43
Take hwy 21 north to Ft Saskatchewan then turn...

Take hwy 21 north to Ft Saskatchewan then turn west on hwy 37, it actually has half a dozen curves before it spits you out on hwy 43 which takes you up to Grande Prairie-Dawson Creek. Ft Sask. also...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-28-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,193
Posted By rusty43
I thought I bought a 908 and a front scorpion...

I thought I bought a 908 and a front scorpion last night, got an email today cancelling my order because of "out of stock or more than 25 day backorder". Too bad, those are good prices.
Forum: New Zealand 10-06-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By rusty43
In Calgary, Canada they have a camera on a police...

In Calgary, Canada they have a camera on a police car that cruises parking lots and can pickout plate #'s that are of interest to the cops. That's how they found my stolen truck.
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