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Forum: The Garage 03-03-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,363
Posted By boardrider247
It would be a good idea to add some Lucas engine...

It would be a good idea to add some Lucas engine treatment to your oil if you are going to run it.
http://lucasoil.com/products/engine-oil-additives/lucas-heavy-duty-oil-stabilizer
I've had good...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,363
Posted By boardrider247
About ten years ago I built a hot rodded 84 dodge...

About ten years ago I built a hot rodded 84 dodge pickup. 1/2t 2wd 318 auto trans. The old guy down the road who built my engine had it so tight that the high flow oil pump I used would blow the...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,352
Posted By boardrider247
I just skimmed through the replies so apologies...

I just skimmed through the replies so apologies if this has been mentioned.

You are in Alaska? And working on this outdoors it appears.
The radiator from the donor vehicle, could it have been...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 105,422
Views: 20,940,379
Posted By boardrider247
Anyone ever had to drill the lock out of the...

Anyone ever had to drill the lock out of the locking gas cap on a stock tank???
The PO gave me a stock tank but it's not from this bike so I have no key:baldy
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-24-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
Yea it's pretty good overall. Was dropped at some...

Yea it's pretty good overall. Was dropped at some point.
Need to weld a patch on the case
-new bars
-plastics
-stator, flywheel, cover

Should be a easy project.
And the 96 I bought last...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-24-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8640/16638819071_32...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8640/16638819071_32c2eb1fd7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rmjidT)IMG_20150224_181832 (https://flic.kr/p/rmjidT) by boardrider247...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 105,422
Views: 20,940,379
Posted By boardrider247
Sounds about perfect to me. I'm 6'3" and usually...

Sounds about perfect to me. I'm 6'3" and usually run a 1.5" riser with the CR High bend on all my bikes. You may even be ok with just bars or a 1/2" riser. It all depends on your leg/arm/torso ratio:D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
Aaaaaannnnnd it looks like I'm buying another...

Aaaaaannnnnd it looks like I'm buying another DR650:huh
I wish this one would have come up for sale before I bought the other one. But between the two I should be able to build one nice bike and one...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
I have almost always found bob's to have some of...

I have almost always found bob's to have some of the better tire prices. They have been my go to for dirt bike tires the last couple years.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 184,209
Posted By boardrider247
That is another inmate here. ...

That is another inmate here.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1037850&page=1
I PM'd him and seemed like a good guy. Honestly if not for the 7 hour drive to go pick it up I would own...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 105,422
Views: 20,940,379
Posted By boardrider247
What's it worth????

After buying a roached out 96' DR650 I never pulled my WTB ad from CL.
Yesterday I was contacted and offered a crashed bike, I told the owner I was interested and that I would like to take a look at...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,847
Posted By boardrider247
I have never lived in ND so take all of this for...

I have never lived in ND so take all of this for what it is worth.
I have however worked with many people who owned homes in ND and had to travel to find work.

In 2004/5 before the oil boom up...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 105,422
Views: 20,940,379
Posted By boardrider247
:beer

:beer
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 105,422
Views: 20,940,379
Posted By boardrider247
Thanks I'll keep the H4 light in mind. My...

Thanks I'll keep the H4 light in mind.
My headlight mounts are all cut up from the PO and obviously the plastic shroud need's replacing. Right now I'm leaning towards going totally custom. Buell...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 105,422
Views: 20,940,379
Posted By boardrider247
Well it seems today is show your new bike day. ...

Well it seems today is show your new bike day.
This is mine

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8683/16328574807_e3a5220836_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qSUdpR)IMG_20150212_155935...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-13-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
All this plating talk reminds me I need to go get...

All this plating talk reminds me I need to go get one for my gasgas.
I know I have the checklist around here somewhere:super
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-13-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
Like anything the process is only as consistent...

Like anything the process is only as consistent as the person behind the counter. A co worker of mine was able to get a title for his offroad only DR 350 when he bought it brand new simply because he...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-13-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
From the other thread. This is all the important...

From the other thread. This is all the important information.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-12-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
So looking at these harder they seem to have come...

So looking at these harder they seem to have come a long way from the bikes I have seen in the past. More motorcycle parts and less bicycle parts.

$4k for the entry level model is rather...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-12-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
My memory is a little foggy, but I feel like they...

My memory is a little foggy, but I feel like they have been trying to gain momentum for some time (10+years???)
I have watched several video's of their bikes (or very similar) and have to say they...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-11-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
I still have a box of bottle caps for you

I still have a box of bottle caps for you
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-11-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
Any DR650 people here? I just picked up a cheap...

Any DR650 people here?
I just picked up a cheap one tonight and it looks like it will need some unfucking.
It may be nice to have a stocker to look at.
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 105,422
Views: 20,940,379
Posted By boardrider247
Any updates on a Smartcarbed DR650? I'm looking...

Any updates on a Smartcarbed DR650?
I'm looking at buying a mostly stock DR this week and happen to have a 38mm Smartcarb sitting on my shelf, seems like it might be a good fit:evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-07-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,615
Views: 757,279
Posted By boardrider247
06 KTM 950 Adventure

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26107968#post26107968

Preface:I had posted this bike for sale last fall. It was sold once but fell through. Ultimately I decided to keep it through the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-06-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
Fixt to reflect my own feelings :rofl

Fixt to reflect my own feelings
:rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-06-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
#3 is a freaking round a bout. Guess Minnesotans...

#3 is a freaking round a bout. Guess Minnesotans aren't smart enough to go in a circle without crashing into one another
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-04-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
But just think of all the wrenching opportunities...

But just think of all the wrenching opportunities you are missing out on.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-04-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
I have one on my kick start only battery-less...

I have one on my kick start only battery-less bike.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7362/14158208641_4042361cf5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nz7wax)20140511_114022 (https://flic.kr/p/nz7wax) by...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-02-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
I like you:beer

I like you:beer
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-02-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
I have owned in the past -2005 Husqvarna TC250...

I have owned in the past
-2005 Husqvarna TC250
-2006 Husqvarna TE250
-2006 Husqvarna TE510

All of which were basically plated race bikes. They all held up reasonably well. No major issues with...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-30-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
Seriously? You have the next 8 months of your...

Seriously?
You have the next 8 months of your life already planned out:huh
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-27-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,615
Views: 757,279
Posted By boardrider247
Cutting the price. How about $500.

Cutting the price. How about $500.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,615
Views: 757,279
Posted By boardrider247
I see yellow wires. Does is already have...

I see yellow wires. Does is already have aftermarket coils?
Is the charging system still working?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4,615
Views: 757,279
Posted By boardrider247
Color me interested. Shaft or chain? Do you...

Color me interested.
Shaft or chain?
Do you have the airbox?
Have you ever had it running well enough to test out the transmission?

Honestly $700 is more then I would be willing to spend on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-21-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20,079
Views: 838,103
Posted By boardrider247
Don't bother. I was highly disappointed. My...

Don't bother. I was highly disappointed.

My favorite brew pub in the cities is "the northbound". It is in south minneapolis far enough away from St. Paul to be unaffected by the carnival. Busters...
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,680
Views: 226,752
Posted By boardrider247
Thank you! It will be available in the Spring :D ...

Thank you! It will be available in the Spring :D


The Reckless will be available for purchase in the Spring (March)! I do not have an exact date yet but we will be sure to update everyone when we...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-10-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 231,723
Posted By boardrider247
Right now the loose plan is to drive up to Grand...

Right now the loose plan is to drive up to Grand Marais Friday night and stay in town. Then fish Saturday if the weather is good we will camp Sat night if not find somewhere warm to stay then fish...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-09-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 231,723
Posted By boardrider247
Thanks for the info guys. I think we'll head up...

Thanks for the info guys. I think we'll head up towards GM for our weekend out.
Any suggestions of good places to stay in the area. We will probably camp one night if the weather is ok but it's...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-09-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 231,723
Posted By boardrider247
I have not. I CC skied up there with my family...

I have not. I CC skied up there with my family when I was a kid. But honestly I haven't been up the Gunflint in at least 10 years.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-09-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 231,723
Posted By boardrider247
Ice fishing???

Hey everyone looking for some input here.

A friend and I are planning to go try some trout fishing the first weekend in Feb, We have a couple spots near the Ely area we have been to in the past...
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