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Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 03:40 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
If the shifter is striking the skid plate/frame,...

If the shifter is striking the skid plate/frame, etc., it would be 'best' if you removed it and bent it in a vise rather than cranking on it attached to the shift shaft. (Yes, I have straightened...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12,273
Views: 2,697,493
Posted By revmaaatin
Exact same argument for/against metal saddle...

Exact same argument for/against metal saddle bags.
It is never a problem until it is a problem.

An alternate solution (to the big foot/plate) is welding a 2 1/2 inch flat washer to the bottom...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13,027
Views: 1,764,017
Posted By revmaaatin
I saw one of these on the floor today at Sturgis,...

I saw one of these on the floor today at Sturgis, SD
Sturgis Yamaha BMW Suzuki http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/dealer_newwindow_icon.gif (javascript:void(0))
2879 Vanocker Rd PO Box 158 ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,847
Posted By revmaaatin
Bruno, Where did you buy this motor? Did...

Bruno,
Where did you buy this motor?
Did you actually install it on a 400E?

I am looking around and not catching a lead where I can buy this.
Any help would be appreciated.
m1.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26,610
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Posted By revmaaatin
Appropriate DRZ400E Fan?

Local ranch has a DRZ400E that is used for trailing cows, and it really needs a fan assembly.
What is the suggested/bestest fan-farkle installation for the DRZ400E?
Is there a dedicated thread or...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12,273
Views: 2,697,493
Posted By revmaaatin
No PM received.

No PM received.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26,610
Views: 4,818,962
Posted By revmaaatin
Thanks for the clarification!

Thanks for the explanation.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13,027
Views: 1,764,017
Posted By revmaaatin
Did he ever post a price? or was the $3500...

Did he ever post a price?
or was the $3500 repairs the price?
m1.
Forum: Hacks 04-14-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 575,079
Posted By revmaaatin
Now that is retro that is usable! This...

Now that is retro that is usable!

This needs the piston and scythe emblem embroidered into it to make it the perfect farkle.
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12,273
Views: 2,697,493
Posted By revmaaatin
Is it you or guido that has the muffler? I am...

Is it you or guido that has the muffler?
I am interested.
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 10:21 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
I would be--

I would be interested.
pm details, etc.
Forum: Hacks 04-11-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 575,079
Posted By revmaaatin
Thanks. I think. I must be as dense as a...

Thanks. I think.

I must be as dense as a box of rocks.
So,
is the BOKAD plate to honor the author of the thread,
or make fun of the OP?:ear

m1.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26,610
Views: 4,818,962
Posted By revmaaatin
Yoga mat rebuild I find has nothing to do with...

Yoga mat rebuild I find has nothing to do with the DRZ.
Can you be a little more specific.
m.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 08:28 AM
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Views: 4,818,962
Posted By revmaaatin
Tim, sending you a PM about wheels for sale.

Tim,
sending you a PM about wheels for sale.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26,610
Views: 4,818,962
Posted By revmaaatin
The current stator has a dead short. Why? ...

The current stator has a dead short.
Why? shrug. its the $64 question.
One previous DRZ400E bike was used to 'trail-cows' from one pasture to another, (same/same for this bike as well; we see a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26,610
Views: 4,818,962
Posted By revmaaatin
I use one; move it from bike to bike in two day...

I use one; move it from bike to bike in two day intervals = full charge + one day, then let them set for 1-2 weeks un-t
'Tendered', through the winter.

I am a little suspicious of plug and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 26,610
Views: 4,818,962
Posted By revmaaatin
Which replacement stator would you buy?

Question for all the readers--

How common is a bad stator?
We are experiencing the same thing here, and will have to replace a DRZ400E stator.
We have seen three bikes with bad stators in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 37,505
Views: 9,849,692
Posted By revmaaatin
Somebody tell this guy that Igor did it first....

Somebody tell this guy that Igor did it first. yikes.
And, from watching the old films, it looked about as much fun.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37,505
Views: 9,849,692
Posted By revmaaatin
oh oh oh I know--

As Marines, your call sign name would have been
Leaf-eater
To-Tall
and perhaps a few others,
about like the monikers seen here on the ADV. shrug.

Yes, heavy helo's are an incredible...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 37,505
Views: 9,849,692
Posted By revmaaatin
This is the part where the choir sings: A-Men. ...

This is the part where the choir sings: A-Men.
m1.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 08:37 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Been there done that--

The closeness to the power lines is not an issue unless he hits them. (wink).

Some times where the medical pilot 'parks' has more to do with the approach to final landing, sometimes it is the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13,027
Views: 1,764,017
Posted By revmaaatin
Thanks. and I agree that the damage could have...

Thanks. and I agree that the damage could have been more fully described.

OP has an odd caveat;
"Bike was lied down so one side has some scratches & damage
Negotiable with serious...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13,027
Views: 1,764,017
Posted By revmaaatin
I'm no expert--but I think, It is missing a...

I'm no expert--but I think,
It is missing a left hand side, tank-cover;
http://images.craigslist.org/00x0x_fnR6mTlODKn_50x50c.jpg (http://images.craigslist.org/00x0x_fnR6mTlODKn_600x450.jpg)
see...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 02:50 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Your Ural badging made me smile. Kind of...

Your Ural badging made me smile.
Kind of Lend-Lease in reverse.

I was in a military 'threat' museum in the Fall of 1984, lots of vehicles/airplanes from the Axis of Evil... and there was a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 37,505
Views: 9,849,692
Posted By revmaaatin
http://image.motorcyclistonline.com/f/features/882...

http://image.motorcyclistonline.com/f/features/8829485%20%20w760%20ar1/146_0706_06_z%20random_crashes%20head_on.jpg[/QUOTE]

stating the obvious:
It appears (to me) they are looking at each other...
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 575,079
Posted By revmaaatin
google, google-

BOKAD

sorry,
I didn't get the memo. cough.
...doomed like this?:scratch:scratch
Swedish[edit (http://en.wiktionary.org/w/index.php?title=bokad&action=edit&section=1)]

Etymology[edit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 37,505
Views: 9,849,692
Posted By revmaaatin
oh, no-

I feel his pain.
Every time I see a picture like that, it makes my stomach hurt, knowing that is going to make a mark. sigh.
m.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 44,623
Posted By revmaaatin
Old timers use to fill those low spots with...

Old timers use to fill those low spots with lead/solder then sanded smooth; at least that what the old books used to show.

Beautiful work admired from a distance.:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13,027
Views: 1,764,017
Posted By revmaaatin
Sponsorship is a wonderful thing.

Sponsorship is a wonderful thing.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12,273
Views: 2,697,493
Posted By revmaaatin
It appears the sharkfin replaces a hub spacer,...

It appears the sharkfin replaces a hub spacer, (can't see mine) still buried in the garage. cough.
If that is right, put that spacer in a place, tag and bag its heritage, so that it won't get...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 26,610
Views: 4,818,962
Posted By revmaaatin
Stem Snake

Got one just like it in the tool kit.
I got mine at Rocky Mt. ATV.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26,610
Views: 4,818,962
Posted By revmaaatin
This works for me-

+1 on this.
If you will take the time to remove the residue, it will work wonders on removing the tire next time.

USE SAFETY GLASSES; NO EXCUSES when you are wire wheeling. That crap is going...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 37,505
Views: 9,849,692
Posted By revmaaatin
Great photo-

AGATT: He certainly is getting his monies worth.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26,610
Views: 4,818,962
Posted By revmaaatin
Eek Good trade. Some how I got off to thinking you...

Good trade.
Some how I got off to thinking you had a 'plastic' tank.

Welding it should give someone a good tank years of service.
However, if you did not have access to a welder--
JBWeld...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26,610
Views: 4,818,962
Posted By revmaaatin
Would you try that weld method after the new tank...

Would you try that weld method after the new tank arrives?
I would be curious to know if that plastic is repairable and if it will resist leaking when repaired with superglue and baking soda.

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26,610
Views: 4,818,962
Posted By revmaaatin
There is a neat gadget you can add to the bike...

There is a neat gadget you can add to the bike that reads RPMs. An individual who post here routinely exhibited it within the past two years.
It is a wire that wraps around the coil wire and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 26,610
Views: 4,818,962
Posted By revmaaatin
all is not lost--

GARO-
you may be able to weld the tank--
put a dob of superglue on the puncture and sprinkle it with baking soda.
Some plastics will respond; some will not.
You don't have anything to lose.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 37,505
Views: 9,849,692
Posted By revmaaatin
Yes, Watson, it is elementary.

If that it true,
and I agree with #79,
what we are seeing is that 'science' tops the riders best efforts.
Then again, I have a friend who claims counter-steer is a hoax.
shrug.

m.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12,273
Views: 2,697,493
Posted By revmaaatin
ACE Hardware as well as FASTENAL is a good source...

ACE Hardware as well as FASTENAL is a good source of metric screws/bolts.
m.
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12,273
Views: 2,697,493
Posted By revmaaatin
hmm. I remember it was worse than a PITA....

hmm.
I remember it was worse than a PITA. shrug.
Wonder what I did wrong????
m1.
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