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Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 01:49 PM
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Posted By KansasBob
I have a new seal guard, and Yamalink listed on...

I have a new seal guard, and Yamalink listed on the WRR/X forum.

http://wr250rforum.forumotion.com/t10629-new-seal-guard-barely-used-yamalink

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
The worst part was the 750s didn't handle worth a...

The worst part was the 750s didn't handle worth a damn. Corners were scary at any speed, but in a straight line it was something. It made a sound when it came on the pipes that is burned in my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
Buttoned it back up today, and went for a short...

Buttoned it back up today, and went for a short test run before taking a couple of glamour shots.

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x118/KANSASBOB/DR650/finished8fix_zpsfab4749d.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
:rayof ...

:rayof

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x118/KANSASBOB/Avatar/Picture20.png (http://s183.photobucket.com/user/KANSASBOB/media/Avatar/Picture20.png.html)
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
My First street bike. Owned another one later on,...

My First street bike. Owned another one later on, and the blue 750. :eek1 Lucky to survive.

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x118/KANSASBOB/Bobs%20Bikes%20misc/Bob17.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
When we get started talking about jets the water...

When we get started talking about jets the water always gets muddy................ A 140 stock jet is the same as a 150 Dynojet jet.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
I just went through all the rear wheel bearings...

I just went through all the rear wheel bearings on my 2005, and all of them are sealed and greased except the one in the wheel behind the cush drive.

I removed the "sealing ring" from all the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
If you look close at the photo of my wheel in the...

If you look close at the photo of my wheel in the stand you can see that I already have lead solder wrapped around 4 of the spokes, and the wheel is still heavy on the other side. Mine worked...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
Harbor Freight is the cheapest place I've found...

Harbor Freight is the cheapest place I've found for this balancer.
You have to play their game, use a coupon, and wait for it to go on sale but I think I paid around $35 at one of their stores.
As...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong, but it...

Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong, but it sounds like you are new to modifying motorcycles. Nothing wrong with that, but here's the deal...:deal

There is no such thing as a turn key exact fit...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
I put it together just like that, only I didn't...

I put it together just like that, only I didn't pull the o-ring out. I felt the ring pop over the end of the screw when I put the screw in, and I had the washer in that position.

Thanks, KBob
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
I bought a parts lot, and one of these screws...

I bought a parts lot, and one of these screws came with it, but no instructions.
I just backed the stock screw out. It came out with the spring, and a washer I think I remember? The rubber o-ring...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
Derek, When I made that comment I didn't know...

Derek,
When I made that comment I didn't know how to source an adjustable Suzuki needle. Once I realized you were the source I contacted you, and the process of getting everything I needed was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-22-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 582,293
Posted By KansasBob
Hey, Dave! I'm still on the fence about the...

Hey, Dave! I'm still on the fence about the Hillbilly ride, but I smile any time I think about times gone by. :freaky

Dave is the one sporting the Pizza Box Hat behind the fire. :lol3
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
If your legs aren't as short as mine, a DRZ400...

If your legs aren't as short as mine, a DRZ400 would be an equally good choice. I rode one for 11,000 miles, but it was always just a little to tall for me.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
Here she is............ Ain't she purdy! ...

Here she is............ Ain't she purdy!

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x118/KANSASBOB/DR650/cleanup2_zps5d20b7cb.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
Yea, I've jetted a couple of bikes, but never...

Yea, I've jetted a couple of bikes, but never opened up the air box anything like what had been done to this bike.

I had just gotten out of the hospital, and it's been stupid cold here since I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
Oh........... If it were that simple I wouldn't...

Oh........... If it were that simple I wouldn't worry about it, but the PO took a rotary Dremel tool to the air box. :ddog, He hogged out every bit open space he could get the thing in, and made...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
OK........... so I asked for the brutal truth,...

OK........... so I asked for the brutal truth, and I got it. Thanks :1drink

Basically I'm screwed unless I want to spend some money....... life's like that.

When I rode the bike for the first...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
Derek, Question (1)......... Coming from a...

Derek,
Question (1).........
Coming from a standpoint of, doing the best you can with what you got........... the PO of my DR opened the air box, installed a DJ needle on the 4th groove down, and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
Pretty sure he is saying 2K to 3K in mods to a...

Pretty sure he is saying 2K to 3K in mods to a stock bike.

I would say the answer is Yes! but probably most all of the $3000 if you start with a good used unit, or new stock bike.You'll spend at...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27,017
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Posted By KansasBob
I have a factory service manual in the red binder...

I have a factory service manual in the red binder for a DR350. $40 + shipping to the lower 48. Nice updated current manual. PM if interested.
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 99,900
Views: 19,173,073
Posted By KansasBob
I often dream about Wyoming.................... ...

I often dream about Wyoming....................
It's cold in Kansas too, fewer rolling hills. :cromag
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2013, 02:39 PM
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Posted By KansasBob
I remember my first Brand New DRZ400S! They are...

I remember my first Brand New DRZ400S! They are so perfect! Nothing beats being able to do your own break in. :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 1,114,345
Posted By KansasBob
Here's another one of John Draper. ...

Here's another one of John Draper.

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x118/KANSASBOB/Random%20Crap/johndraper_zps14240069.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-23-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 307,611
Posted By KansasBob
Ya, I must have been looking at the wrong golf...

Ya, I must have been looking at the wrong golf course map completely. :cromag

I was out at the lake this morning exercising and saw a 650 GS ........... which is unusual in this town........ but...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-22-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 307,611
Posted By KansasBob
I don't play golf, so I'v never been on the...

I don't play golf, so I'v never been on the course. I looked it up, but I could be off a digit......... or two. :1drink
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-22-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 307,611
Posted By KansasBob
9th hole of the regular golf course. The whole...

9th hole of the regular golf course.
The whole area isn't that big, and if you don't cruise around the lake while you are there you're missing out.
You might wonder too.................. how I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 307,611
Posted By KansasBob
Oh, and I left out Golf, and disc golf courses. ...

Oh, and I left out Golf, and disc golf courses. If you over drive the 9th hole you could hit the bridge.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 45,328
Views: 8,868,483
Posted By KansasBob
I'm with you. I lowered mine last year, and it...

I'm with you. I lowered mine last year, and it was much better but they still rarely use more than half the travel. I'm going to go with lighter oil this winter and 120mm sounds good.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 307,611
Posted By KansasBob
The Green River is the inlet for a body of water...

The Green River is the inlet for a body of water named for an Indian Tribe that was the subject of one of my earlier tags. That should do it. :thumb
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 307,611
Posted By KansasBob
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....................................................wow, tough crowd :zilla
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 45,328
Views: 8,868,483
Posted By KansasBob
Just so we're clear............. this is the...

Just so we're clear............. this is the stuff.

http://www.lucasoil.com/images/products/37B9E8481AA643CC349C44BBA4C37B42.png

I have a little 1 oz bottle I pour it into to take with me. Full...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 45,328
Views: 8,868,483
Posted By KansasBob
It's a roll of the dice from here on out, and the...

It's a roll of the dice from here on out, and the odds are not in your favor.

Changing it takes 10 min once the tank is off. Getting the tank unhooked from the bike can be tricky the first time...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-19-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 307,611
Posted By KansasBob
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x118/KANSASBOB/...

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x118/KANSASBOB/Tag/P1010915_zpsebb9a79e.jpg (http://s183.photobucket.com/user/KANSASBOB/media/Tag/P1010915_zpsebb9a79e.jpg.html)

Built around 1930.

Plenty to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-19-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 307,611
Posted By KansasBob
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x118/KANSASBOB/...

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x118/KANSASBOB/Tag/Dovertag_zps57069df0.jpg (http://s183.photobucket.com/user/KANSASBOB/media/Tag/Dovertag_zps57069df0.jpg.html)

Dover Kansas
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 45,328
Views: 8,868,483
Posted By KansasBob
What happened to that video with the camera on...

What happened to that video with the camera on the swing arm looking forward?

It told the tale for me, but I didn't save it. The chain seemed to wrap around the front sprocket on de-cel and you...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 1,114,345
Posted By KansasBob
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..........................................................................................:freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 1,114,345
Posted By KansasBob
Here is a pic of me from aaahhhhh 1974? I had...

Here is a pic of me from aaahhhhh 1974?
I had just finished my "works" upgrade to my 71 34M King Scorpion over the winter. New Akront aluminum rims, Mikuni carb, relocated "laid down" upper shock...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 1,114,345
Posted By KansasBob
Missing from my group shot is a 1971 18M Gray...

Missing from my group shot is a 1971 18M Gray Ghost 125, a 1971 63M Gray Ghost 250, an early 1973 Cappra VR with the old style tank in red, and a 1969 Cappra 250 GP like Kenny Roberts rode. :augie
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