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Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 97,289
Views: 18,429,851
Posted By blimpman
I dove in and pulled the carb and gave it a good...

I dove in and pulled the carb and gave it a good cleaning. Re-assembled and removed the snorkel.... Runs like a 650 should now. Full power, no stumble all the way to top RPM. Happy DR650 owner...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 97,289
Views: 18,429,851
Posted By blimpman
The carb vent on the side. The float bowl vent....

The carb vent on the side. The float bowl vent. When I plug it up, it runs normally...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 97,289
Views: 18,429,851
Posted By blimpman
High Speed Surging

I have a new to me 2009 DR650. 4000 miles.
The PO replaced the petcock with a NON-Vacuum version. I think the vacuum port that connects to the top front right of the carb is capped correctly.
...
Forum: Racing 11-20-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,690
Posted By blimpman
I had my own homebuilt cardboard shield to hide...

I had my own homebuilt cardboard shield to hide behind when we sat in turn one at Ascot. The clay pellets were deadly till the track dried out a little. Fun times.... :D
Sad to see the track close...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,652
Posted By blimpman
Me too..

I moved to Florida about a year ago and have been racing the FTR hare scrambles and enduros since last Jan. I am addicted...

I am slow but getting faster little by little race by race. I do have...
Forum: Racing 10-08-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 14,990
Posted By blimpman
http://www.monsterenergycup.com/ From...

http://www.monsterenergycup.com/


From Cycle News
REED OUT OF
MONSTER CUP
TwoTwo Motorsports’ Chad Reed has withdrawn
his entry from the Monster Energy
Cup in Las Vegas, October 15, the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-10-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By blimpman
Volusia County Riding Area?

I was riding in the Ocala NF today on my WR250R and met a couple riders that were just leaving. They mentioned a riding area that was part of a very large housing development that went bust in the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,964
Posted By blimpman
Xt225

+1

Owned a 2006 since I picked it up off the showroom floor. I ride it to work all the time.( whenever the WR250R says I can...)

:deal It has been ultra reliable and runs like a top. Highly...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-04-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,909
Posted By blimpman
Loving every minute.... Got a job, great weather,...

Loving every minute.... Got a job, great weather, racing HS on the weekends... What more could you ask for...?

No plans for up north trip but you never know.... I do like S. Ohio trail riding..
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-04-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,909
Posted By blimpman
Quick Tour of Mines and Meadows.

http://vimeo.com/16327824
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-16-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By blimpman
I'll be somewhere in the Leesburg Area. Don't...

I'll be somewhere in the Leesburg Area. Don't have a house yet so it will be a few weeks till I am really situated. I'll have my bikes with me but staying at relatives...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-16-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By blimpman
Moving to Lake County

Leaving NE Ohio on Saturday for relocation to Central Florida. Had enough of cold snowy winters and not being able to ride for signifigant periods of time each year. Been riding since I was a kid in...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-16-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 21,316
Posted By blimpman
Moving to Lake County Florida

Leaving NE Ohio on Saturday for relocation to Central Florida. Had enough of cold snowy winters and not being able to ride for signifigant periods of time each year. Been riding since I was a kid in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-24-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 68,305
Views: 5,432,100
Posted By blimpman
I think I saw you

I was at Mines & Meadows on my TTR-250. I think I saw you ride by once.
http://s39.photobucket.com/albums/e158/blimpman/?action=view&current=17.mp4
Forum: Racing 08-16-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,154
Posted By blimpman
I'll bet legislation has been drafted by now. ...

I'll bet legislation has been drafted by now. Bet on it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-09-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 11,806
Views: 576,058
Posted By blimpman
Been riding offroad a little closer to home...

Been riding offroad a little closer to home lately. We have found a couple places within 50-60 miles. I did travel down to Wellston a couple weekends ago for the Family Enduro.

Bottom line is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11,806
Views: 576,058
Posted By blimpman
I stay outta that town.... :deal ( there is...

I stay outta that town.... :deal ( there is some good beer around there)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-05-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11,806
Views: 576,058
Posted By blimpman
There are many people who have past on here..... ...

There are many people who have past on here.....

In fact, U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Ray Arnett Jr is here. He is from Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Arnett was killed in Vietnam in 1970 ( That help?):dunno ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-05-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11,806
Views: 576,058
Posted By blimpman
Next up.... He really does walk on water....

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e158/blimpman/DSCF4007.jpg

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e158/blimpman/DSCF4007a-1.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-05-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11,806
Views: 576,058
Posted By blimpman
TAGed.... Man was it crowded....

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e158/blimpman/DSCF4006.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4,436
Views: 615,054
Posted By blimpman
FIXED, Thanks The TT350... slip of the...

FIXED, Thanks

The TT350... slip of the mouse...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4,436
Views: 615,054
Posted By blimpman
1987 TT350 for sale

Got one for sale.... Great fun riding bike

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13188469&postcount=1

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e158/blimpman/tt350/ThumperTT350009-008.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-10-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 68,305
Views: 5,432,100
Posted By blimpman
Back at ya... :wave I was mostly at the MX...

Back at ya... :wave

I was mostly at the MX track watching friends race in the EVO classes.
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,118
Posted By blimpman
2004 Tt-r250

Dunlop MX-51 Rear
Dunlop SX-51 Front
No-toil air filter
Skid Plate from Europe
Removed Snorkel, larger jets
DFlex handguards
Renthal Handlebars
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 227,070
Posted By blimpman
2004 Tt-r250

I love riding this bike!

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e158/blimpman/Thumpers/ttr008.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 31,246
Posted By blimpman
2004

Barely used ..... Almost stole it from the PO..:thumb

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e158/blimpman/Thumpers/ttr007.jpg

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e158/blimpman/Thumpers/ttr008.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By blimpman
my new 2004 TTR250

Got it two weeks ago. Love it! Easy to ride and is a real torque machine.
http://s39.photobucket.com/albums/e158/blimpman/Thumpers/?action=view&current=39cd303b.pbw
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-12-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 68,305
Views: 5,432,100
Posted By blimpman
Good luck! You can beat cancer! First hand...

Good luck! You can beat cancer! First hand knowledge here:deal

Cleveland Clinic is a great hospital!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-07-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 68,305
Views: 5,432,100
Posted By blimpman
Gabby said it was nice

And he was right! :thumb
Forum: Racing 04-27-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By blimpman
Great Videos, Thanks for the "up close &...

Great Videos, Thanks for the "up close & personal" view! :thumb
Forum: Racing 04-25-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 53,756
Posted By blimpman
Seattle

The lites were entertaining trying to handle the ruts.
The 450 race was boring.... But kinda funny seeing guys drag footpegs and pedal thru the monster ruts.

Looking forward to the out...
Forum: Racing 12-26-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,033
Posted By blimpman
I saw a couple 18-Wheeler truck races in 1979 (...

I saw a couple 18-Wheeler truck races in 1979 ( without trailer) at Ontario Motor Speedway before it closed. Those trucks hauled a$$ on the 2.5 mi oval. It didn't last very long. Track closed the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,388
Posted By blimpman
1987 Tt350

Just cleaned it up and replaced a few minor parts.

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e158/blimpman/tt350/DSCF0904.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,260
Posted By blimpman
Old as you feel

53... Learned to ride at 9 in the deserts of SoCal.... back when there were MANY places to ride. At 15 I became owner of a 1969 Kawasaki F4 Sidewinder 250. Rode it every weekend in the foothills near...
Forum: Racing 11-01-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By blimpman
I had some issues... I was at the '09 Indy...

I had some issues...
I was at the '09 Indy Mile. Bought tickets in advance and picked them up at will call. Went thru three different lines to get in at different gates only to find out the...
Forum: Racing 10-31-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,888
Posted By blimpman
Been watching NASCAR since I was a little guy. ...

Been watching NASCAR since I was a little guy. My father, my brothers & I competed in the Winston Gran American series at Riverside & Ontario so I was a big fan back in the 80's. The cars body...
Forum: Racing 10-27-2009, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By blimpman
Ironman '09

I went over to Crawfordsville to watch the Ironman last weekend. Great weather on Sunday. Strang was running very well and Mullins almost got him at the end. The track layout was a little muddy in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-10-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 68,305
Views: 5,432,100
Posted By blimpman
Bike for sale

Making room in the garage. Buyer will not be dissapointed. Mark, the WR has a permanent spot in the garage... :thumb

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=514085
Forum: Racing 09-02-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,022
Posted By blimpman
Rob... Next year is already on my calendar... ...

Rob... Next year is already on my calendar... :thumb I have been watching sprint car, flat track and TT races since the Skip Van Lewven (sp) days at Ascot park in Los Angeles
Forum: Racing 08-31-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,022
Posted By blimpman
Ims

Attended IMS Sat for practice and the races Sunday. First time at IMS for me. What a huge place. Can't believe the sound level the MotoGP bikes produced. Sat high up in the south stands and couldn't...
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