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Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 98,196
Posted By MrFurious
When are you forkers gonna stop pissing and...

When are you forkers gonna stop pissing and moaning and just accept that this Scout wasn't designed to be and never will be what YOU want it to be? Sheesh! You're worse than a bunch of old hens...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 98,196
Posted By MrFurious
Anyone else notice that not one of them mentioned...

Anyone else notice that not one of them mentioned the limited fuel range of the Indian in the video?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 867,879
Posted By MrFurious
They charge extra for that kind of custom paint...

They charge extra for that kind of custom paint work in Alabama. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 98,196
Posted By MrFurious
Not as much work as you would think in setting up...

Not as much work as you would think in setting up a Chief Vintage. Chieftain and Roadmaster would probably be a little more involved, but as you can see they come pretty much fully assembled from...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 98,196
Posted By MrFurious
Regarding everyone's concerns about the foot...

Regarding everyone's concerns about the foot peg/controls placement, you guys must not have looked to closely at the picture of the custom wall of death bike.

...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 98,196
Posted By MrFurious
I agree 100%. A 2-into-1 would also allow room...

I agree 100%. A 2-into-1 would also allow room for bigger saddlebags and likely offer a bump in power as well.
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 98,196
Posted By MrFurious
Stock factory exhaust is the straight. I'm...

Stock factory exhaust is the straight. I'm guessing the curved one is going to be the factory Stage 1 slip-ons as I only see them on bikes they've fitted with other accessories.
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 98,196
Posted By MrFurious
True, but we don't look at the old Harley or...

True, but we don't look at the old Harley or Indian production motorcycles from the 1920's thru the 1950's and see them as sport bikes or adventure bikes do we? Those "modern" bikes as you called...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 98,196
Posted By MrFurious
Guess I'll throw a few more cents into the pot......

Guess I'll throw a few more cents into the pot...

First, why do all of you keep congratulating Polaris and/or Victory on the Scout? Yes Polaris is the corporate parent of Indian, but Indian has...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 98,196
Posted By MrFurious
I like it!

I like it!
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,987
Posted By MrFurious
The batwing on my old Road Star had my sphincter...

The batwing on my old Road Star had my sphincter clenched up pretty tight on more than one occasion due to severe crosswinds. As you can see, I'd made a few subtle changes to it. :lol3
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,987
Posted By MrFurious
Hopping to have a big Vulcan in the stable before...

Hopping to have a big Vulcan in the stable before too long, just a matter of finding a used one for the right price. Not a lot of used 1700's around my neck of the woods for some reason, and most...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 867,879
Posted By MrFurious
And that video only depicts 1/12th of Doug's...

And that video only depicts 1/12th of Doug's total collection of misfit toys. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 54,773
Posted By MrFurious
I have no problem with ABS brakes, but what I...

I have no problem with ABS brakes, but what I can't stand is linked brakes which are becoming more and more commonplace for some dumb reason.
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 54,773
Posted By MrFurious
Now that's more along the lines of what I'm...

Now that's more along the lines of what I'm looking for, with the bonus aspect that I can buy used and save a good bit of $$ over a new F6B.

Now if someone would just buy my Connie...:becca
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 54,773
Posted By MrFurious
I wouldn't miss most of that stuff either. In...

I wouldn't miss most of that stuff either. In fact, the cruise control and the Deluxe options would pretty much cover my needs (ABS would be nice to have). However, having installed an aftermarket...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 867,879
Posted By MrFurious
Looks more like 3-wheel shaft drive to me.

Looks more like 3-wheel shaft drive to me.
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 54,773
Posted By MrFurious
I'm still trying to figure out how Honda came up...

I'm still trying to figure out how Honda came up with their base price of $20k when a base Goldwing with all the extra goodies is just a hair under $24k. Here's a good start to the list of standard...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,634
Posted By MrFurious
My first street bike was an '87 EX500 that I...

My first street bike was an '87 EX500 that I bought when I turned 16. Rode the snot out of it in high school, but like a dumb ass I sold it shortly after graduation as I was about to leave for basic...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 867,879
Posted By MrFurious
You still have that coffin in the yard? Just use...

You still have that coffin in the yard? Just use that and then you won't have to bring an air mattress or a tarp-tent. :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 867,879
Posted By MrFurious
Yeah, but he did it on an Indian Chief first. lol

Yeah, but he did it on an Indian Chief first. lol
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 867,879
Posted By MrFurious
Doug, Doug, Doug.... I'm greatly...

Doug, Doug, Doug....

I'm greatly disappointed in you! How could the man who rode an Indian in the Cannonball and urinated on The Factory ever bring himself to ride a *cough* Harley *cough*...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10,249
Views: 1,869,173
Posted By MrFurious
I seem to recall another EFI bike having the...

I seem to recall another EFI bike having the exact same problem. Early year FJR1300's maybe? Had something to do with the ECU programming and not sure if the manufacturer ever owned up to it and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 430,589
Posted By MrFurious
Best Dual Sport Bikes has one in the works, but...

Best Dual Sport Bikes has one in the works, but if I read their site right they're going to be $100. That's pretty spendy for a foam air filter!
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 430,589
Posted By MrFurious
This is a common problem when it comes to welded...

This is a common problem when it comes to welded parts. The main plate is likely cut out on a CNC plasma table - including the mouting holes. Then it goes into a roller press to have the curve put...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 430,589
Posted By MrFurious
Perfect! I've been wondering how the red...

Perfect! I've been wondering how the red skidplate would look like on the bike. You called in sick to work today so you could install it and snap us some pic's, right? :deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10,249
Views: 1,869,173
Posted By MrFurious
You trying to tell me these new-fangled bikes...

You trying to tell me these new-fangled bikes have throttle positions other than Off and WFO? What will they come up with next? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10,249
Views: 1,869,173
Posted By MrFurious
Deleted: Duplicate post - DB error

Deleted: Duplicate post - DB error
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10,249
Views: 1,869,173
Posted By MrFurious
Duplicate post - DB Error

Duplicate post - DB Error
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10,249
Views: 1,869,173
Posted By MrFurious
Wow, how'd I miss that chart? :dunno

Wow, how'd I miss that chart? :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10,249
Views: 1,869,173
Posted By MrFurious
One could easily make shims for the upper clamp,...

One could easily make shims for the upper clamp, but hard to say if the lower has enough meat to be bored out 1mm and still retain sufficient strength.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10,249
Views: 1,869,173
Posted By MrFurious
So lets see here.... Skidplates available -...

So lets see here....

Skidplates available - check
Big-bore Kits on the way - check
Fuel controller available - check
Aftermarket exhaust available - check
Custom rear shock available - check
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10,249
Views: 1,869,173
Posted By MrFurious
Will be interesting to see how the 250L's cooling...

Will be interesting to see how the 250L's cooling system handles the big-bore kits given it only has one radiator compared to the KLX's two. I'm guessing we're going to see higher temps and possibly...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-26-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 69,529
Views: 5,599,861
Posted By MrFurious
I find it a bit amusing that so many are trying...

I find it a bit amusing that so many are trying to convince me to get a WRR (mostly those who own one). Are you guys working on commission for Yamaha parts sales now or something? :lol3



I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-26-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 69,529
Views: 5,599,861
Posted By MrFurious
Yeah, the WRR is the power king in stock trim,...

Yeah, the WRR is the power king in stock trim, and it also has the best stock suspension. The KLX has been around long enough that it has plenty of performance upgrades available to make it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10,249
Views: 1,869,173
Posted By MrFurious
They simplified the U.S. tool kit to save weight...

They simplified the U.S. tool kit to save weight as everyone was bitching about how porky the CRF250L was before they even started shipping them here. :lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-26-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 69,529
Views: 5,599,861
Posted By MrFurious
Main reason is that they're damned near...

Main reason is that they're damned near impossible to find - especially within a reasonable distance and for a realistic price. Plus everybody and their brother, sister and cousin has a WRR on here,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-26-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 69,529
Views: 5,599,861
Posted By MrFurious
Price mainly. I just can't justify spending...

Price mainly. I just can't justify spending $6700 on a WRR given how I'll use it. For what the WRR costs new I can buy the CRF and do all the performance mods and upgrade the suspension and still...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-26-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 69,529
Views: 5,599,861
Posted By MrFurious
Stopped in at the local Honda/Kawasaki dealer...

Stopped in at the local Honda/Kawasaki dealer this morning to take gander at the two-fiddy's. They had both a CRF250L and KLX250S on hand for direct comparison and I definitely like the Honda...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10,249
Views: 1,869,173
Posted By MrFurious
No need to PM me, just get ahold of the guys at...

No need to PM me, just get ahold of the guys at www.bestdualsportbikes.com as they're the ones who have done the work putting the goodies together.
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