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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 80,217
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I got a pair of used TKC 80s in 150/70-17. One...

I got a pair of used TKC 80s in 150/70-17. One came off my Tiger and is free. It has about 30% tread left. The other came off my wife's bike. It has about 50-60% tread left, $50 obo. Advertised here...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 1,373,622
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Splitting the cases if a Time Sert is needed to...

Splitting the cases if a Time Sert is needed to avoid metal in the engine. I'm it can be done with minimal to no metal, but don't want take any chances.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16,286
Views: 1,832,149
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I have run TKC 80s on super slab on a big bike...

I have run TKC 80s on super slab on a big bike and D606s on an XR 650L. I ran the KLR 85 miles straight Sunday 65mph. The tires were great, it was my ass that said thank god you are home. All the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16,286
Views: 1,832,149
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I am running Kenda Big Block front and rear on...

I am running Kenda Big Block front and rear on the KLR and rear on my Tiger 800XC. They worked GREAT off road in AZ on the KLR and the rear on my Tiger 800XC is barely half worn after 2200 highway...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 1,373,622
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Well it all ended well last night. I took a...

Well it all ended well last night. I took a dremel and cut groove or notch on one side of the bolt. Took a large flat blade screw driver and ball peen hammer. At first couldn't really get a good...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 80,217
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Please no Matt. The sun was bright enough that...

Please no Matt. The sun was bright enough that day!!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 1,373,622
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Until I can get some extractors, going to try...

Until I can get some extractors, going to try cutting an indention on edge of the nut. The use a driff and hammer to tap it loose. Not wanting to strike real hard for fear of cracking the aluminum....
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 1,373,622
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Anybody install an Eagle Mike low profile oil...

Anybody install an Eagle Mike low profile oil drain plug and torque to the recommended 17 ft-lbs of torque? I did and not the damn thing won't come off. Stripped the allen and then rounded the nut....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-22-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,192,404
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Every gas station I used in Europe was self serve...

Every gas station I used in Europe was self serve that I remember. Now that was 2007-10 and most of west Europe. Czech was only former East block country I got gas in. Back I wasn't on a Tiger...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-21-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 80,217
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Had a good ride up to Crown King. Had one...

Had a good ride up to Crown King. Had one sleeping Tiger. AJ got the pci, hope he posts up. Looking for Matt and AJ to check in. There is my ride report. Oh, Team Taz and gentleman with him,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 80,217
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I appreciate the offer, but I am a high roller on...

I appreciate the offer, but I am a high roller on the KLR. Got Pelican 1550s and it is in the flea market for sale!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 80,217
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Well if Sponge head is good with it, I'm good...

Well if Sponge head is good with it, I'm good with 0830 stands up. This is my first day in 13 to sleep past 0515 so not really wanting to get up before 0700. I agree with getting ahead of the 4x4s...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,192,404
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I loved the E07 Dakar on a tubless wheel on my...

I loved the E07 Dakar on a tubless wheel on my Girlie, but not on a tubed wheel. I don't relish changing a tube on the trail (on a Mitas E07 Dakar)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 80,217
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Cool beans. I'll see you at the Jack in the...

Cool beans. I'll see you at the Jack in the Crack. Riding the KLR tomorrow.
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 82,929
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
JMo, To save on shipping across the pond. ...

JMo,

To save on shipping across the pond. Can we order just the hubs and lace our wheels ourselves? If I went with that option, would I need custom spokes or just "19" wheel spokes?" Still...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16,286
Views: 1,832,149
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
If I remember correctly, top speed at initial...

If I remember correctly, top speed at initial break in was 60-65mph according to Kawasaki procedure. Be sure to vary your speed. Don't maintain a constant RPM for long periods of time. The...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 80,217
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Heading up to Crown King tomorrow. The Jack in...

Heading up to Crown King tomorrow. The Jack in the Box close to the Helmet Center on N Lake Pleasant DR in Peoria sounds like a good meet up spot. Kick off the ride with an Ultimate Breakfast...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-19-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,079
Views: 1,170,146
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I was able to talk to a couple American Honda...

I was able to talk to a couple American Honda reps at school Monday I think it was. I was talking and asking questions and mentioned the adventure concept and crickets. A big hush, hush followed by...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-16-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 80,217
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Sorry Taz. I strongly suspected your skill is a...

Sorry Taz. I strongly suspected your skill is a bit higher than mine and more than likely leave me behind on a big bike. i on the other hand am an aspiring B rider, but after following B level tracks...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-16-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 80,217
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Taz I'll be honest. The route up is sorta BBF. ...

Taz I'll be honest. The route up is sorta BBF. Yes I did it back in September on Tiger 800XC, but it was slow going at times for me. Taking the KLR this time. Route back to Wickenberg should...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-16-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 222,780
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I guess I am lucky. Ran Touratech Zegas for a...

I guess I am lucky. Ran Touratech Zegas for a long time and now Happy Trail on the El Tigre II. Every time I went down, the panniers protected the bike and gave my legs a nice protective pocket. ...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-16-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 42,853
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Rode with a guy up the Dempster in 2013. I was...

Rode with a guy up the Dempster in 2013. I was running TKC F and E07 R on a 955 Girlie. He was running E07 F and E09 rear on a KTM 990. He had ridden TAT from VA to WA and then up to Yukon...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 82,929
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Very, very excited I will get to meet one of the...

Very, very excited I will get to meet one of the faces behind Rally Raid. I will be Outdoor Expo myself along with some friends out of Wasilla. No I don't think they have met Sarah Palin. Can't...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-16-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,187
Views: 771,387
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Cycles Unlimited was in Decatur. Are you south...

Cycles Unlimited was in Decatur. Are you south of town on Memorial PKWY. I remember a Honda shop down there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-16-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 80,217
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Spongehead, send my your email address and I'll...

Spongehead, send my your email address and I'll send them to you. I have both B and C routes up to Crown King and back.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-16-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3,187
Views: 771,387
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
GSBS, Does Ray still own Cycles Unlimited? Did...

GSBS, Does Ray still own Cycles Unlimited? Did business wih that shop all the time when I lived in N AL. Great bunch of guys.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 80,217
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Saturday the 21st. I'm going to load Howlin at...

Saturday the 21st. I'm going to load Howlin at the Moon C route for the ride back. Thinking lunch at the restaurant and then home. Could be tempted to end up on Rincon Rd in Wickenberg.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 80,217
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Going up to crown king for a not to bad day ride...

Going up to crown king for a not to bad day ride Saturday. Did it on the Tiger a few months back, now want to try it on the KLR. Maybe meet up at the Helmet Center on Lake Pleasant Rd I think it is...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-14-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3,187
Views: 771,387
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Hey Mitch you guysare super busy over there at...

Hey Mitch you guysare super busy over there at Rally Raid. What is the overland kit you are testing on the 800? I thought you were focused on your other adventure kit. I would love a skid plate...
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 82,929
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Now that is a great idea incorporating the engine...

Now that is a great idea incorporating the engine guard and skid plate. I stop here so I don't hijack this thread for ideas on your domestic brand. Beautiful work, keep it up. Do you believe the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 297,982
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Thinking of selling my 2014 Stripple R with...

Thinking of selling my 2014 Stripple R with Ventura Bike Rack system and Triumph Frame sliders. I got the value package that was Fly Screen, Belly Pan, and rear seat Cowl if ya'll know anyone...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-07-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 903
Views: 155,478
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Dang for 900 bucks, that is one hell of a deal.

Dang for 900 bucks, that is one hell of a deal.
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16,286
Views: 1,832,149
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I was looking to mount one of the new square LED...

I was looking to mount one of the new square LED headlights, not just a build so it will also look cooler.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-06-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,233
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Shawn, when are you planning to do Alaska? I am...

Shawn, when are you planning to do Alaska? I am planning to ride to Alaksa June 2016, but a lot more than 500 miles of dirt. Hoping to get all way up to artic ocean on the Dempster, Top of the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16,286
Views: 1,832,149
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Anybody have the size of the Gn I headlight. I...

Anybody have the size of the Gn I headlight. I measure it externally at 6.5" across by about 4.25" horizantal. This measurement doesn't match standard headlight size. Reason is I want to mount an LED...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5,821
Views: 342,035
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I'll be looking for ya'll there tomorrow. I'll...

I'll be looking for ya'll there tomorrow. I'll be on a California plated F800GS. Storing for friends and have to keep the battery charged.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5,821
Views: 342,035
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Want to ride more, I should have replied sooner....

Want to ride more, I should have replied sooner. I sent my XRL motor to the Cycle Wizard. He is utterly amazing, 658-748cc 9.5 to 12.5:1 compression ratio choices. He has the specs to make your cam...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16,286
Views: 1,832,149
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
First on the radiator question I wish I ha d bit...

First on the radiator question I wish I ha d bit the bullet and bought OEM. I bought an aluminum radiator from Rocky Mountian or M/C Superstore that said exact fit. Well not so much. It fits luckily...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Preferably mechanic. I graduate from MMI March...

Preferably mechanic. I graduate from MMI March 2016. I don't think it is ever too soon to start networking and getting my name out there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Like any motorsport event, you should every one...

Like any motorsport event, you should every one at least once. It is also a networking event to pass out my resume during the daytime. Going to be looking for a job in the motorcycle industry in a...
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