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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-27-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22,591
Views: 2,195,472
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
a friend is looking for a EXC of some sort. If...

a friend is looking for a EXC of some sort. If anyone has something they're considering selling feel free to hit me up on PM. Thanks, Andre
Forum: Racing 03-26-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 493,072
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I took my first test ride with my bracket setup...

I took my first test ride with my bracket setup yesterday. I still have two new lights and the upgraded DC stator from Trailtech (2010 KTM 450/518cc) to install so there are no lights yet. And then...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22,591
Views: 2,195,472
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
thx Harcus as always...! cheers, a

thx Harcus as always...!

cheers, a
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22,591
Views: 2,195,472
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Awesome thank you everyone for your help......

Awesome thank you everyone for your help... Amazingly I somehow figured out a way that I can regularly get it in and out with just a couple MM to spare. It's this tiny little mini door. Psyched. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22,591
Views: 2,195,472
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
thanks James, I know folks have really bang...

thanks James,

I know folks have really bang up dinged up front wheels lying around and that's what I'm looking for. I had one for eons and eventually just gave it to a buddy, wish I hadn't. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22,591
Views: 2,195,472
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Does anyone have a blown out front wheel for a...

Does anyone have a blown out front wheel for a KTM (needs to be 27mm / enduro style)?

I need a hub. Does not need to be good, really just for moving stuff around the shop, even just on the hub......
Forum: Racing 03-17-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,737
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Wow small world that you guys were all out there....

Wow small world that you guys were all out there. Pretty cool...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7,224
Views: 1,183,862
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Is anyone seeing any performance benefit from the...

Is anyone seeing any performance benefit from the front fork preload adjusters? These basically add a little load to the fork springs (and slightly reduce volume of air in the forks).

Curious if...
Forum: Racing 03-16-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,737
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Awesome Chris!!

Awesome Chris!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-13-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 22,741
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
FWD: Jean Hall has just turned the Road...

FWD:


Jean Hall has just turned the Road Report duties back over to me as I emerge from my winter den. Thanks Jean, great job on the Report these past few months.
Just took my first peek at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-13-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22,591
Views: 2,195,472
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I just got an update, I'll post it in the thread...

I just got an update, I'll post it in the thread right now...

(see my sig)
Forum: Racing 03-13-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 493,072
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Thx Carlos. I'll definitely keep an eye on it /...

Thx Carlos. I'll definitely keep an eye on it / that sure would be unfortunate. It's why I added two pieces of aluminum versus the one I used last year (in steel - that held up great even in a...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4,700
Views: 648,258
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I have this machine too. I've already burned...

I have this machine too. I've already burned through one tank. I pulled the cover and literally a ton of the parts say "miller" on them. Appears to be made in the same factory. Before I purchased...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 493,072
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Awesome thanks JMo, I'll check these out. I've...

Awesome thanks JMo, I'll check these out. I've long thought that these crazy high outputs might be overkill. I had a HID in an 8" Baja light once and it would literaly blind traffic. So I...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 493,072
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Awesome chris I'd love to check it out.... ...

Awesome chris I'd love to check it out....

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Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 493,072
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I bought a TIG welder in January and am learning...

I bought a TIG welder in January and am learning more and more about aluminum welding. I have years in MIG with steel but TIG is very hard! I have been able to make good strong welds but they...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,737
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
For anyone local in SLC, if you didn't see in the...

For anyone local in SLC, if you didn't see in the Utard thread. A friend is putting this on April 3rd. Should be awesome. This is Jake Hobbs who was at the Rally last year in that sweet yellow '68...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22,591
Views: 2,195,472
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Pretty Rad Moto Slide Show

Hi all,
A buddy who I ride with is putting this together in SLC. Should be awesome...! This is Jake Hobbs the Poler/Nixon rep in Utah who a bunch of us have ridden with...

cheers, a
...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,737
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
sweet italian husky...

sweet italian husky...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 493,072
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Do folks have recommendations for lights? I know...

Do folks have recommendations for lights? I know cheap and "rally bracket" don't go together but I'm looking for:

- Something similar to a Baja Designs Squadron (aka about a 4" light) that will...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-05-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 116,868
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I have had the 78 for years and use it about...

I have had the 78 for years and use it about every other weekend or so. Zero issues, works gdeat, I have the 4 pin adapter and a little hair tie I stole from my wife that makes sure it doesn't ever...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7,224
Views: 1,183,862
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I have a '10 XC-W Six Days as well and it's not...

I have a '10 XC-W Six Days as well and it's not true that the oil transfer issues were sorted. It started happening to me. The shaft is updated but the rest is still the same older stuff.

So I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22,591
Views: 2,195,472
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I'd love to get a copy - I'll send you a PM. ...

I'd love to get a copy - I'll send you a PM.

Between maybe a dozen or two guys in this thread you're interacting with folks who argueably have charted the most single or double track possibly in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 22,741
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
FWD: Hello everyone: WINTER is here!! Conditions...

FWD: Hello everyone: WINTER is here!! Conditions have changed out there on our roads. I have put impassable on all of them. We are still getting snow here in Escalante which is to last thru Tuesday....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-20-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
See the road report in my sig, not too bad for...

See the road report in my sig, not too bad for the most part...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 94,362
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Did a ride with Kow last fall, I think, or maybe...

Did a ride with Kow last fall, I think, or maybe it was the year before...

We showed up a little late about 6PM and they were pretty good into the 'Crow by then then they didn't get around to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22,591
Views: 2,195,472
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
It's only a couple hours more (like 4-6 - that's...

It's only a couple hours more (like 4-6 - that's short by Utah standards). But I'd say go for it. Small chance it will snow up here, but rain down there. Nothing wrong with that....
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 24,415
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Just reread the first part of this thread again...

Just reread the first part of this thread again back from 2012. Awesome.

Several years on my damper mount now and it is as solid as the day it went in -- zero issues whatsoever. Also after a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 22,741
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
FWD: Hello everyone: We are still...

FWD:

Hello everyone: We are still experiencing mild weather and people are wanting to go out and explore. We still have some winter conditions in the mountains. Things are always changing out on...
Forum: Racing 02-19-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,737
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I actually like 606s in the rear. They seem to...

I actually like 606s in the rear. They seem to me to be a good mix of pretty stiff and strong but also grip somewhat well, but maybe I have that wrong or am remembering from the last time I rode...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7,224
Views: 1,183,862
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I happen to use that exact switch actually. Not...

I happen to use that exact switch actually. Not sure its plug and play (comes with a decent diagram though). I added a second switch on my HDB clamp to turn horn and turn signals off for trail...
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,737
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
One quick point that's been stated a bunch of...

One quick point that's been stated a bunch of times but just quickly restating. The most solid, and also reasonably priced (especially for what it is) setup is the Highway Dirtbikes setup. He is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Sweet.. Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk

Sweet..

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Forum: Racing 02-16-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,737
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Sweet Ben I like it and practical for home made...

Sweet Ben I like it and practical for home made and cheap.

Mixed opinions on the hard turn but folks had them last year and they worked. I would have done it but the one I built just didn't work...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22,591
Views: 2,195,472
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
back at Kev... ...

back at Kev...

http://andreshoumatoff.smugmug.com/Movies/RMR/RMR-2-Prep/i-RZwsRhm/0/XL/103-XL.jpg

Morning at about 8:30AM in Green River......
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,361
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
AT81 - see previous post for details... ...

AT81 - see previous post for details...

Front tire, 100 miles / 4 hours in or so all sorts of terrain thrown at it...

Almost no wear and no chunking, see the profile though...
...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,084
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
yup, 03-07 and it's not what he has, we have the...

yup, 03-07 and it's not what he has, we have the same bike (08-11) by looking at his body style... I formerly had a 520/525 - correct 510cc...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,361
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Dunlop AT81

it's tough with these crazy super long threads to weed out some of the individual posts.

Cliff Notes:

Ride Testing, 185 miles, about 8 actual hours if riding, plenty of technical rock climbs...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,084
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I also have a '10 KTM 450 with the Thumper Big...

I also have a '10 KTM 450 with the Thumper Big Bore (104mm) kit. Unless we're on difference bikes I'm pretty sure it's 518cc not 525, not that it matters too much but just FYI. Lots of guys call it...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,084
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Awesome - thanks for this...

Awesome - thanks for this...
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