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Forum: Canada 06-26-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By wos
I get my sheep parts from IKEA, look for the RENS...

I get my sheep parts from IKEA, look for the RENS sheepskin in the floorcovering section. I think they are around $40. The fur is a little finer than the "motorcycle" ones but that keeps them from...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-22-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By wos
In a word, Yes. They are jetted super lean on the...

In a word, Yes. They are jetted super lean on the pilot jet stock.
I've got an 04 Volusia (same motor and carb) and it runs like crap when cold.
when it is +15 or colder it wont run without the...
Forum: Canada 06-06-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 54,389
Posted By wos
The ride went as expected. Some good some bad. ...

The ride went as expected. Some good some bad.
left at 10 with a police escort. They had us all run in one big pack. Close to 100 bikes with a bunch of trikes and one of the new polaris thing.
Mr...
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,840
Posted By wos
lots of options for a locker or limited slip. ...

lots of options for a locker or limited slip.
http://www.jegs.com/c/Brakes-Drivetrain_Limited-Slip-Differential/10151/10002/-1
I ran a powertrax lockrite in the back of a jeep cherokee and loved...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 54,389
Posted By wos
On a brighter note, is anyone doing the Ride for...

On a brighter note, is anyone doing the Ride for Dad poker run on Saturday?
http://support.pcff.ca/site/TR?fr_id=1346&pg=entry
ride leaves riverhurst, runs down to St Paul and back to riverhurst
...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 54,389
Posted By wos
Tell me about it. Friends lost two trucks in the...

Tell me about it. Friends lost two trucks in the same night, one work truck and the other an hour later, then they found out someone had gone in their house and stole all the keys. They are on an...
Forum: Canada 06-01-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 54,389
Posted By wos
We got a fair bit of rain last night, seemed to...

We got a fair bit of rain last night, seemed to sweep in from the north and a bit west. hopefully some hit the fire but it did little anyway. A friend out towards Elizabeth settlement got some good...
Forum: Canada 04-21-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 54,389
Posted By wos
Beautiful bike. Been drooling over the big yamaha...

Beautiful bike. Been drooling over the big yamaha since they come out.
I picked up a set of Mitas at Alberta cycle for my drz (only $15 more per set than online), love them. They work almost...
Forum: Canada 04-08-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,133
Posted By wos
Quebec has always treated outsiders like shit. ...

Quebec has always treated outsiders like shit.
Terry Fox was arrested for running on the transcanada in Montreal twice. Same with a local guy; Curtis Hargrove

Alberta man running across Canada...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,666
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 381,964
Posted By wos
I used to teach a short aircraft wiring repair...

I used to teach a short aircraft wiring repair for CF18 techs, most of it was book work but we had a couple small connectors they had to build to display their skills. I had to constantly stand by...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9,732
Views: 1,485,481
Posted By wos
Has anyone found a cheap shorter rear shock for...

Has anyone found a cheap shorter rear shock for the dr.
I have a short SIL that wants to learn to ride and I need to lower it a bit.
I've seen an ex500 shock is supposed to work, anyone try that...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-14-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 397,145
Posted By wos
I remember seeing it shown at SEMA. probably a...

I remember seeing it shown at SEMA. probably a one off just for the show.
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,660
Posted By wos
rating by comfort on the seat 1. klr ok 2...

rating by comfort on the seat
1. klr ok
2 dr
3 drz. horrible

playbike fun rating
1. drz weeee
2 dr
3 klr meh
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,666
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 381,964
Posted By wos
Also make sure your only pair of sunglasses isn't...

Also make sure your only pair of sunglasses isn't in there too.
Tents don't normally make crunching noises.
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,067
Posted By wos
I put a posi lock on my cherokee and loved it....

I put a posi lock on my cherokee and loved it. gave me control of the front axle, 2 wheel lo was very useful, especially when I turned my boys loose in the back 40 learning how to drive a stick.:rofl
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 54,389
Posted By wos
Alternating sounds like a good idea, I'm not on...

Alternating sounds like a good idea, I'm not on abdualsport so let me know here and I will try to drag my friends along.
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 54,389
Posted By wos
Alternating sounds like a good idea, I'm not on...

Alternating sounds like a good idea, I'm not on abdualsport so let me know here and I will try to drag my friends along.
Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 54,389
Posted By wos
4 of us showed up at Timmies last night, Steve...

4 of us showed up at Timmies last night, Steve and Tyler from ABdualsport, me and a buddy Rob. 2 dr650s, a crf250 and my drz400.
Rob has a login here but I have no idea what it is.
They are trying...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 54,389
Posted By wos
I will be around. A friend just picked up a Dr650...

I will be around. A friend just picked up a Dr650 and I am going to ride around with him tonight with my Drz. Both white. I will plan on dropping in.
Not sure where we are going to ride, new bike,...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By wos
Sounds like somebody else found he didn't like...

Sounds like somebody else found he didn't like riding with Nate.

For those that don't delve deep; check the basement for the don't ride with Nate thread.
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,475
Posted By wos
The riding school in Edmonton at the university...

The riding school in Edmonton at the university grounds uses one for on site storage, might be 15 of their training bikes plus all the gear (pylons and classroom gear etc.) They have enough room to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-12-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By wos
I'm unfamilior with the scramblers setup. the...

I'm unfamilior with the scramblers setup. the switch is usually threaded for adjustment. When the lowered the lever they didn't adjust the switch. The hardest part is getting your hands in there to...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By wos
mine falls off the windshield fairly often with a...

mine falls off the windshield fairly often with a gps in it.
I would go here http://www.rammount.com/
and see what I could piece together to mount somewhere else. Maybe a flex arm to the...
Forum: Canada 08-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 54,389
Posted By wos
Meadowlake park is a beautiful place, the gravel...

Meadowlake park is a beautiful place, the gravel seems to keep the morons away so it is nice and quiet. I am hoping to get out there for a couple weekends with the kayaks before the winter.
Forum: Canada 08-07-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 54,389
Posted By wos
I was just out there, the road is still torn up...

I was just out there, the road is still torn up east of Beacon hill, 20km east of Pierceland. They skimmed the top off the asphalt and left a lot of loose rocks and potholes. road is marked for...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By wos
can't help you in the park but there is a couple...

can't help you in the park but there is a couple nice campgrounds just outside the north side. KInky lake in the wildhorse provincial.
jasper site :...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,096
Posted By wos
how about change the petcock to a more user...

how about change the petcock to a more user friendly one. The one on my 87 cbr600 was really easy to grab onto with gloves on. They use the same on their carbed quads as well.
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By wos
Are your cross braces in danger of hitting the...

Are your cross braces in danger of hitting the tire under compression?
Forum: Canada 06-26-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,823
Posted By wos
tons of info here ...

tons of info here
https://hammockforums.net/forum/content.php
Forum: Canada 06-21-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,704
Posted By wos
Got one, don't like it. 1. doesn't go far...

Got one, don't like it.
1. doesn't go far enough into the receiver. Another 2 or 3 inches of metal on the 2" tube and it would be good. Moving the hitch pin hole a couple inches out made it very...
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,295
Posted By wos
pull it back off, I bet the key slipped out and...

pull it back off, I bet the key slipped out and is misaligned.
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27,405
Views: 5,092,140
Posted By wos
I put a "garbage can" fairing on mine. look for...

I put a "garbage can" fairing on mine. look for it in this thread or the Dr650 threads. One large cheap pastic kitchen garbage can ($14 walwart) cut and bent then taped on. Sits about chin height on...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,072
Posted By wos
I think they were supposed to be made from the...

I think they were supposed to be made from the same material as what is found in a catalytic convertor. Platinum etc.
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,650
Posted By wos
I used a piece of .040 scrap metal. Made a heat...

I used a piece of .040 scrap metal. Made a heat shield the width of the bag and sewed it on with wire. It isn't tightly sewn on so heat transfer to the bag is minimized.
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,599
Posted By wos
I have a similar set up I've towed with my...

I have a similar set up I've towed with my croozer with no issues. I used the lightest springs I could find and only run the main leaf. It is also a slipper spring (no shackle) I used a teflon sheet...
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,630
Posted By wos
Shell casings make great hole punches. I keep a...

Shell casings make great hole punches. I keep a 22 casing in the tool box as I find using an actual hole punch warps and pulls the material a little. The casing is very thin and does a great job.
Forum: Photos 05-21-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 382,878
Posted By wos
A couple years ago we had a small fire near town....

A couple years ago we had a small fire near town. I sat on my deck and watch a fourship of these guys dropping water for an hour. Nearest water in the direction they were circuiting was the lake...
Forum: Canada 05-13-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By wos
I have a Tomtom one car type and hate it. driving...

I have a Tomtom one car type and hate it. driving out in the sticks the highway is usually off by a hundred meters or more which sticks it in search mode and makes it blank out all the info, speed...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,244
Posted By wos
Last time I ordered from Jim it took 10 days to...

Last time I ordered from Jim it took 10 days to here in Canada. His stuff is very good. I am an avionics tech, CF18 hornet and got a professional product that exceeded what most techs do on the...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 54,389
Posted By wos
I wouldn't want to risk it. A quick look on the...

I wouldn't want to risk it. A quick look on the internet and I saw a couple instance where the loose chain and guide contacts other parts in the motor and wreaked havoc. Not sure which ktm motor it...
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