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Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 07:38 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Bad gas mileage

Thanks for the responses guys on the 40mpg issue. I did just put a fresh Pirelli Scorpion on the front, but I have run this in the past on/off road with no issues and got around 50mpg still.
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Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 08:43 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
40 mpg on FCR carb plus reserve on 6.6 tank

Had the day off yesterday and just had to get out of the house so I did a nice 205 mile paved loop up through MD, WV, and back into VA. My longest ride of the year and WV really does have some nice...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 07:29 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
My experience on a few things

The horn on my '09 completely quit about a year and a half after riding it. It was too quiet to begin with so I replaced it with a PIAA horn which is easily 2-3x louder. THIS...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,475
Posted By FuzzyNugs
Nice ride report. I have the tracks from EC and...

Nice ride report. I have the tracks from EC and was hoping to get to it this summer. Rusty Rocket or anyone else planning for a Sept run, I'm open to joining a group as I don't have any riding...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 12:55 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Acerbis 5.3 on the Flea Market

Just wanted to give a heads up that I have finally posted my white Acerbis 5.3 tank for sale in the Flea Market in case anyone is interested.

It can be found HERE...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 10:46 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
They are visible, not exactly sure how to...

They are visible, not exactly sure how to describe the brightness though. If I remember, I can try to take a picture of them flashing tomorrow. Obviously not as big as the stock ones. I have the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 09:29 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Mine is stamped 98x38/40mm. I also bought the...

Mine is stamped 98x38/40mm. I also bought the HDB bar risers which replace the lower half of the clamp so I can't say positively that it would mate up with the stock DR lower clamps..but I suspect...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 08:52 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
New Front Wheel

First I'll throw in my quick opinions on a few ?s..

For the loose sidestand hitting the swingarm: I took mine off and put the U-shaped part in a bench vice and clamped it down just a hair so it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 02:15 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
http://i.imgur.com/WA6Sngd.jpg Here is a shot...

http://i.imgur.com/WA6Sngd.jpg
Here is a shot of my SC Low seat. I like it a lot, but it also fits me perfectly. I'm 5'7". I don't find the hump to be in the wrong place at all. I consider it as...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 06:46 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Not sure which Acerbis tank to buy? Here you go.

If you aren't sure which Acerbis tank to buy, the 5.3 or new 6.6, here are some comparison photos to help out. There aren't too many pics on the net yet of the new 6.6 and I wanted to help change...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 09:51 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
I had this happen to mine as well. It takes some...

I had this happen to mine as well. It takes some serious DR crashing skills to accomplish, but can be done. I blame mine on the RAM mount ball I had attached...surely that's what caught the ground...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 09:56 PM
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Views: 127,000
Posted By FuzzyNugs
I have just read your entire thread over the last...

I have just read your entire thread over the last two nights and have to say thanks BergDonk. Your whole buildup of the first DR and then riding the frame off it, only to keep rebuilding it and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 08:20 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
I'm not 100% certain that all three will fit, but...

I'm not 100% certain that all three will fit, but they should. Before this I had a 46T on a 112 link chain and I'm positive all three fit fine then.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 05:07 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Glad to hear your bike is running smooth. I've...

Glad to hear your bike is running smooth. I've been quite entertained and informed having read through your troubles this past week. Awesome job sticking with it and sorting it out.

Unless you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 10:12 AM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
I don't know the road names well enough to...

I don't know the road names well enough to specifically recommend a route, but THIS...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,785
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
I still have stock blinkers on my KLR, but when I...

I still have stock blinkers on my KLR, but when I wired LEDs on my DR I had similar issues until I reversed the positive and negative wires. The LEDs will only work one way I believe.

You also...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 08:14 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
http://i.imgur.com/I9gYtBt.png This is on Jeb...

http://i.imgur.com/I9gYtBt.png
This is on Jeb Stuart Road just west of Philomont, VA. I didn't cross it the day I took the pics, but went back yesterday and made it through. Definitely stop when...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 11:43 AM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Woah, let's not get crazy now, Suzuki ditched the...

Woah, let's not get crazy now, Suzuki ditched the purple frames because they were too fast for riders to handle. I think the purple on the tank matches well enough without getting dangerous.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 11:37 AM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
The tool tube and bracket were courtesy of...

The tool tube and bracket were courtesy of TrophyHunter, so I will deflect the question to him as to the origin.

The bracket is just an angled piece of aluminum that was pre-drilled for those bolt...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 07:20 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
1. They are the Pro Taper Evo bars in the Windham...

1. They are the Pro Taper Evo bars in the Windham bend. They work well for me, but the Highway Dirtbikes guards were not the best fit with the angle I have the bars at. Would fit better if the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Replaced cracked swingarm

I reported earlier in the week about finding a crack in my swingarm. Within 2 days I had my replacement in the mail and got down to business with it on Sunday.
http://i.imgur.com/5gCIZw2.jpg
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 148,673
Posted By FuzzyNugs
Thanks!

I got the files today, thanks for putting this together. I hope to tackle some or all of it this summer on my DR.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 06:20 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Thanks for the tip. I swapped in my replacement...

Thanks for the tip. I swapped in my replacement swingarm yesterday, but did not fix the kickstand yet. As you suggest, my first try will be to clamp it in a vice to take out some of the wobble. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 04:48 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
That is some well done preventative maintenance...

That is some well done preventative maintenance BergDonk. If I remember correctly, Procycle welded up something similar to fix his. Did you do this yourself or take it to a welding shop? I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 01:36 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
I done dun it now...cracked swingarm

Well read lurker here, few things to share with the community..

After moving from west to east coasts and waiting out the winter thaw, it was time to refresh the DR. Sprockets, chain, and a new...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-14-2014, 11:31 AM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Chip, I have received the Doc file, look forward...

Chip, I have received the Doc file, look forward to checking out these routes! Thanks for your efforts.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-14-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,370
Sticky: Tet
Views: 129,061
Posted By FuzzyNugs
Chip, I have received the PDF file, look forward...

Chip, I have received the PDF file, look forward to checking out these routes!
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 212,728
Posted By FuzzyNugs
I have been really happy with this...

I have been really happy with this...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 96,250
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Yes, the Warp9 levers are a straight swap and fit...

Yes, the Warp9 levers are a straight swap and fit with the stock lever mounts. The right, brake side lever comes with a Warp9 embossed half handlebar cap. Not sure of the technical name, but it's...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 04:24 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Just wanted to introduce one more option to look...

Just wanted to introduce one more option to look at from Hyperpro. I bought one last year and have been super happy with it, but it is an emulsion shock without a reservoir. As far as I know, I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 08:58 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Fun to watch. Is that RMZ hanging back or...

Fun to watch. Is that RMZ hanging back or seriously being outrun by the DR? I've never been on a real dirt bike...

Good to see they are going all out with the project. I got to sit on this same...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 12:11 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
No need to. With this many posts, it always...

No need to. With this many posts, it always floats to the top like the primo thread it is. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 96,250
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
GSF, those are some amazing pictures. Good luck...

GSF, those are some amazing pictures. Good luck with the daunting task of organizing all those photos. Is that Wolfman bag stuffed with GoPro batteries?
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 02:27 PM
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Thanks for the compliments Adv Grifter, the bike...

Thanks for the compliments Adv Grifter, the bike is about in it's final stages of farkleization. I can't think of many other areas to blow more money aside from the 790 kit :rofl I'm not a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 96,250
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
Hyperpro Suspension and a Walmart Paintjob

After 12k miles of bouncing around on the DR650's stock shock, it was well past time for an upgrade. There are several options, Cogent-Dynamics, Ricor, Race Tech, Ohlins, Elka, or even a stock...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 96,250
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
I'll second Kommando and say the Motion Pro...

I'll second Kommando and say the Motion Pro Beadbreaker is top notch. This flat was in Death Valley and we could not get this old T63 tire to break loose. Not even jumping on it. Then my buddy...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 96,250
Views: 18,156,265
Posted By FuzzyNugs
New rear mounting tab

Just wanted to share this. I somehow smashed just the rear left mounting bolt on my PWD rack on a Baja trip. It was slightly bent but still attached and the rack bolted on. During a Sierras trip,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 96,250
Views: 18,156,265
Posted By FuzzyNugs
This sounds like a great upgrade and I'm eager to...

This sounds like a great upgrade and I'm eager to hear your results. The more I think about it, most of my wrecks are due to the front end washing out suddenly or catching a nasty deflection...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 96,250
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Posted By FuzzyNugs
My bike started the same Bob, a fresh '09. ...

My bike started the same Bob, a fresh '09. Definitely ride it bone stock for a while to get a baseline feel of the bike. I think I got to about 1000 miles before anything cosmetic or performance...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 96,250
Views: 18,156,265
Posted By FuzzyNugs
I'd say your bike could definitely do it. I'm in...

I'd say your bike could definitely do it. I'm in the process of adventurizing mine now for a longer summer trip through the western US. Can you tell me some more about your auxiliary lights? ...
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