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Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
. If I had not been crazy busy the last couple of...

. If I had not been crazy busy the last couple of months assisting with my sister-in-law's campaign for Butte County Treasurer-Tax Collector I would have had plenty of time to become TOTALLY ROYALY...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
Talking "So, if anyone's an ass like me and breaks their...

"So, if anyone's an ass like me and breaks their oil fill cap and needs one the next day, you can get it here (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005C5E1NK/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1)."...
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 20,859
Posted By jegarh
I'm 76 but before I turn on the lights in the...

I'm 76 but before I turn on the lights in the bathroom and look in the mirror I'm 18. I have about 7,000 kilometers on my GU. I ride it like I ride my WRR 250. I spend a lot of time on 2 wheels...
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,830
Posted By jegarh
I ride a rough ranch road for 1 mile to get to...

I ride a rough ranch road for 1 mile to get to the front gate. The damper made a very noticeable difference. I have it cranked fully in and I don't feel like I'm fighting it any more. Very smooth....
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
I have the Neutech tublis on my xt250 and my wrr...

I have the Neutech tublis on my xt250 and my wrr 250 and I love it. I have had ZERO problems. I put RideOn in the tires. I can ride the D606's with no air in them and still get home. (I tried...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
I have had a XT250 for two years and I have...

I have had a XT250 for two years and I have really loved it. It is a hard working, tough little bike. I out grew it. It was at it's limit hauling my 200+ fat a$$ around on bad roads. I got me a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
I put a 55 tooh rear sprocket on my XT and left...

I put a 55 tooh rear sprocket on my XT and left the stock front sprocket on and it seems to have made the ideal combination. I had to get a new chain. The original was several links too short.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
I surfed "rear sprockets" looking for a 51t to...

I surfed "rear sprockets" looking for a 51t to use with the 14t and the only one I found was made out of aluminum. I wanted steel. 55t was the closest I could find so I combined it with the 15t and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
16t jack shaft sprocket

I went to a 14t front and the stock 48t rear and ended up going to a 15t front and a 55t rear. With D606's it will hall my fat ass up anything I point it at.
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,537
Posted By jegarh
Thanks, I hope I can do your efforts...

Thanks,

I hope I can do your efforts justice. I have a high bar to clear.

Jerry
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,537
Posted By jegarh
another question

Sorry to keep pestering you, but where did you get the neat little rubber "gaskets" the plug inot the ends or the air filter?
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,537
Posted By jegarh
Trabant air filter

I have been looking for the filter you used. Is this the same one that is used for the Trabant 601?. That one looks like it has an opening only at one end. Did you open the other end? Or did the...
Forum: Hacks 01-15-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,537
Posted By jegarh
Please make some working drawings of this. I am...

Please make some working drawings of this. I am sure lots of us would be willing to pay for them.


At least a list of the "off the shelf" plumbing bits and other ods and ends you used.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
Let me know what it would cost to ship to 78852...

Let me know what it would cost to ship to 78852 zip and I will gladly pay the shipping.

Thank you,

Jerry
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
Adapting a Cateye bicycling computer.

I have been toying with mounting a Cateye bicycle computer on the front fork leg. It is cheap enough and will give me a very accurate speedometer at least until it gets torn off in the brush. Has...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
Sprocket change

Last night I mounted a 14T countershaft sprocket. I have Dunlop 606's mounted and the 15T was marginal trying to spin the larger tires. It has made a noticable change in the percieved power. This...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
I have a 2011 and this is the one I found. Seems...

I have a 2011 and this is the one I found. Seems to cover just about everything.

http://rawrats.com/OwnersManual.pdf
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
Actually my rack is the one sold by Moose Racing....

Actually my rack is the one sold by Moose Racing. I think it is sold by others as well. It is stout and just the right size. I plan to weld a plate on so I can attach my 1 gal gas can to it. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
I really like my Burro rack. I have it and the...

I really like my Burro rack. I have it and the Dirt-bagz side racks installed and they are first calss.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
Ron, If it was mine I would clean it up really...

Ron, If it was mine I would clean it up really well and sand the inside with 220 or so and glue the two halves with "super glue" ( my favorite is Loctite ). Use the gel or long control formula. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
XT250 of the brush country

My son and I did a little 159 mile jaunt through the SW Texas brush country. Even simple excursions like this one can be loads of fun. 100 miles of dirt and all alone. He did a nice little report...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,437
Views: 377,886
Posted By jegarh
I have a 2011 XT 250 and was going to make a tail...

I have a 2011 XT 250 and was going to make a tail rack until I saw the Burro Rack. It is simple, elegant and STOUT. I currently have a Dowco tail bag on the Burro that will hold 2 one gallon Rotax...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,373
Posted By jegarh
When I was in Jr. High all of my little buddies...

When I was in Jr. High all of my little buddies had Motos of some kind. I was forebidden to have one. "You will kill yourself on one of those!!!!" was the cry my Mom made. (I did have a very...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8,722
Views: 1,476,969
Posted By jegarh
Thanks Doc. I built a front rack for my...

Thanks Doc.

I built a front rack for my brother-in-law's bicycle and he told me that a lot of people had asked him about me making them one. "What shall I tell them?" I said, "Tell them that I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8,722
Views: 1,476,969
Posted By jegarh
If you get too old to serve as a bad example, at least you can give bad advice.

QUOTE=nuh uh no way;16522887]does anybody have any idea how to take apart the speedometer? the service manual hardly goes over this at all. specifically i need to know how to remove the backlight...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,946
Posted By jegarh
I have to go through a very fickle motion sensor...

I have to go through a very fickle motion sensor controlled light on my way to work every morning. Usually it will leave me sitting there until a car comes up behind me. I was told by a MSF...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8,722
Views: 1,476,969
Posted By jegarh
ready to party

I mounted the saddle bags and now all she needs is some Wet Black and we can party!
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8,722
Views: 1,476,969
Posted By jegarh
Proof of concept

I mounted it on the bike and tacked on some supports for my cheap panniers.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8,722
Views: 1,476,969
Posted By jegarh
After all of the bits and pieces were brazed on...

After all of the bits and pieces were brazed on it went into the hot bath to remove the flux. 30 min in the hot water and Poof! the flux that won't come off with a 7" body grinder is gone.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8,722
Views: 1,476,969
Posted By jegarh
Show and tell: The Process

Making one of these things requires a tinker's brain besides the usual tubing benders, chop saws, hand held grinders, files, Oxy-actelene rig, files, rulers, clamps, drill presses, drills, a cheap...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8,722
Views: 1,476,969
Posted By jegarh
fresh out of the oven

I tried to add this to my "show and tell" post but I don't know how so I added a post to show the rack up closer when it came out of my state of the art powdercoat oven.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8,722
Views: 1,476,969
Posted By jegarh
Show an tell..

Like so many of the inmates here, I have done the 16T sprocket and will be getting the 41T next week. I did the 600 mile inspection and second oil change (Rotella 15W x 40W, if it works in my...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-13-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,421
Posted By jegarh
Like the General said..............

:joseIn 1866 Gen. Phil Sheridan said: “If I owned Hell and Texas I’d rent Texas and live in Hell.” I have been "renting" it for the last 70 years. And I love it. Much better than ice and snow. As...
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