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Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 1,165,929
Posted By Hank.SD
My wife and I have been loving this RR from the...

My wife and I have been loving this RR from the start. We both want to say thanks for sharing such a great adventure, and for doing it so well. And of course offer our condolences to Neda. So...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,619
Posted By Hank.SD
Just curious, but what makes the 05/06 GSXR more...

Just curious, but what makes the 05/06 GSXR more desirable than an 07 or newer?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-16-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,459
Posted By Hank.SD
Just a couple days to go.. bump.

Just a couple days to go.. bump.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,032,669
Posted By Hank.SD
Stu, you are really a button pusher aren't you. ...

Stu, you are really a button pusher aren't you.

This:



Is clearly intended to display your superiority and demonstrate that I am some clown that is suckered by marketing slogans. The...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,032,669
Posted By Hank.SD
I bet if I use my optical comparator I could...

I bet if I use my optical comparator I could really get you some great information, huh.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,032,669
Posted By Hank.SD
I didn't realize I was here to satisfy you with...

I didn't realize I was here to satisfy you with emperical data.

But if you must know, the mains were the same. The needle seems to be the big difference.

If you're unable to tell when...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,032,669
Posted By Hank.SD
Geez.. Let me put it this way: Using a...

Geez..

Let me put it this way:

Using a JD kit and recommended jets for my altitude, vs using a Blais kit and recommended jets for my altitude, the bike run better with Blais. It pulls harder...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,032,669
Posted By Hank.SD
I'll second the Blais vs JD butt dyno experience....

I'll second the Blais vs JD butt dyno experience.

I was a big believer in JD after my WR450, but with my 400 XCW and also my BIL's 530 XCW - we both switched from JD to Blais and found Blais...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18,474
Views: 2,014,785
Posted By Hank.SD
I think the vacuum unit can only be used on...

I think the vacuum unit can only be used on carbed (06 and older) LC8s. It wouldn't be an option on a high pressure FI bike.

I also think that's backwards. I'd much rather have an electric pump...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-15-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,459
Posted By Hank.SD
June 2014 Dakota Dual Sport Riders in the Black Hills

Official sign up page is at dakotadualsportriders.com

The 2014 Dakota Dual Sport Riders June rally will once again be held in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota! Camping will be at the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18,474
Views: 2,014,785
Posted By Hank.SD
marking its territory

My 08 has a minor counter shaft seal leak.
Anyone got a link to a complete seal kit?

Does the 690 benefit from a domed washer like my 400 does, or is this a different setup?
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,754
Posted By Hank.SD
One year ago i paid 10K for a 2011 with a few...

One year ago i paid 10K for a 2011 with a few farkles and was happy with the deal. It had 6400 miles and was in great shape.
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5,369
Views: 903,025
Posted By Hank.SD
I could make a few up if there is some interest.....

I could make a few up if there is some interest.. I'll figure out what they'd cost.



Sent from my Pocket Altair 8800
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4,761
Views: 452,943
Posted By Hank.SD
Used one month... LOL. Did grandma get dumped in...

Used one month... LOL. Did grandma get dumped in the yard?





Cremation Urn Vault - $100 (Milbank, SD)

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Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 5,369
Views: 903,025
Posted By Hank.SD
I made this spool up for balancing the rear...

I made this spool up for balancing the rear wheel. What's everyone else doing?

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa178/jasonh_010/Tigers/IMG_20140417_142741_704.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5,369
Views: 903,025
Posted By Hank.SD
Sounds like the mechanic made a mistake? ...

Sounds like the mechanic made a mistake?

Sent from my Pocket Altair 8800
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5,369
Views: 903,025
Posted By Hank.SD
Yeah I have a wheel stand and indicator. Right...

Yeah I have a wheel stand and indicator. Right now I've got total run out to about .5 mm and with some more work can get it better.

I was mostly just wondering what the service limit is.
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5,369
Views: 903,025
Posted By Hank.SD
Spoked wheel run out?

Can anyone with a TEX service manual tell me the permissible run-out for the spoked wheels?

I have an 800 XC service manual but not one for the 1200 yet. 1mm axial and radial is the spec...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18,474
Views: 2,014,785
Posted By Hank.SD
Why not just try the evo1 map to find out... ...

Why not just try the evo1 map to find out... Its free after all and super easy to do... Just gotta get a cable which is a good thing to have anyway. My 08 runs like a scalded cat with the evo1...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,600
Posted By Hank.SD
I put 7000 miles on my 1200xc and 3000 miles on...

I put 7000 miles on my 1200xc and 3000 miles on my wife's 800xc last summer. I love them both and if I were starting over and could only have one it would be a tough choice. If the 800 had...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18,474
Views: 2,014,785
Posted By Hank.SD
Thanks guys. 690 has a 3.5" rim?

Thanks guys. 690 has a 3.5" rim?
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18,474
Views: 2,014,785
Posted By Hank.SD
Mitas E-07

Can anyone tell me what width Mitas E-07 I should order for the rear?
Seems like a read a post a while back that said 140 is too wide?
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18,474
Views: 2,014,785
Posted By Hank.SD
Do you have a 130 or 140 width? I'm liking the...

Do you have a 130 or 140 width? I'm liking the look of that tire.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18,474
Views: 2,014,785
Posted By Hank.SD
You can see it here on my shiny new Oberon unit. ...

You can see it here on my shiny new Oberon unit.

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa178/jasonh_010/KTM/1396657469588.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18,474
Views: 2,014,785
Posted By Hank.SD
Got some decent miles on my 08 today. First run...

Got some decent miles on my 08 today. First run after the addition of a Q4, Evo airbox cover and Evo1 map. I think the smiles per miles ratio might be the highest I've experienced in 30 years of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,416
Posted By Hank.SD
08 gearbox ratios are the same as other years? ...

08 gearbox ratios are the same as other years?

I bought an 08 last fall. Haven't got to ride it much yet, but I thought it was a blast in the little I did ride it. It was bone stock.

Just...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,720
Posted By Hank.SD
The only bike in my stable worthy of Starbucks is...

The only bike in my stable worthy of Starbucks is my JiangDong...

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa178/jasonh_010/jf200/IMG_20130703_185310_632.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 50,435
Posted By Hank.SD
Where is that Ti bird located? That is really...

Where is that Ti bird located? That is really sharp!
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,579
Posted By Hank.SD
LOL.. great post.. thanks for the laugh. Day...

LOL.. great post.. thanks for the laugh. Day in day out injury... :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,579
Posted By Hank.SD
I just pulled this head. 'nother bullet proof...

I just pulled this head. 'nother bullet proof yammer. http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa178/jasonh_010/Misc/IMG_20130904_194600_777.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,032,669
Posted By Hank.SD
No, that's perfect thanks. I had a very similar...

No, that's perfect thanks. I had a very similar idea using a 7/8" clamp collar, a short arm and another piece of 7/8" tubing.. A little extra real estate for all the crap we end up with on our...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,032,669
Posted By Hank.SD
What kind of a bracket arrangement do you have...

What kind of a bracket arrangement do you have going on for both master cylinders? It looks pretty slick.
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 25,670
Posted By Hank.SD
Water in the oil will collapse a filter. A...

Water in the oil will collapse a filter. A deformed filter was the first sign of a failing water pump seal when I was riding a KTM 950 (before they finally got the design right)

Sent from my...
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5,369
Views: 903,025
Posted By Hank.SD
I have the plain jane 2" Rox risers on my TEX. ...

I have the plain jane 2" Rox risers on my TEX. They work fine. One of the hoses is almost too short, but it works (and makes the bike sit much better).
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 42,149
Posted By Hank.SD
I've had a few bikes I didn't like, but never...

I've had a few bikes I didn't like, but never found a motorcycle boring.

Didn't like my TDM, didn't like my dad's Virago 750, nor did I like his 'wing much. But not boring. Didn't like my ZX14R...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,032,669
Posted By Hank.SD
Here is the Boondockers turbo. I wonder how...

Here is the Boondockers turbo. I wonder how long a 500 can put out 100hp before going kaplooey.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=P48ZTCuRZ_w
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5,369
Views: 903,025
Posted By Hank.SD
Drilling a hole for the pin isn't something I've...

Drilling a hole for the pin isn't something I've done on the tex, but on other bikes I've found it necessary. This is after inserting sand paper and even VHB tape but still found rotation a...
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5,369
Views: 903,025
Posted By Hank.SD
I've drilled a hole for the pin for new bars. ...

I've drilled a hole for the pin for new bars. Sometimes you can't get them tight enough to not rotate.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,032,669
Posted By Hank.SD
I didn't find it necessary to pull the plug (just...

I didn't find it necessary to pull the plug (just disconnected it). I just repeatedly and lightly bumped the kick starter and got it right at TDC.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,032,669
Posted By Hank.SD
Not a bad price, especially if it has a few...

Not a bad price, especially if it has a few goodies on it.
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