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Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 06:26 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Mine looks like that as well.... When it's on my...

Mine looks like that as well.... When it's on my trailer. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 11:13 AM
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Posted By zekester63
:lol3 Not sure a 250cc "dirt bike" is the...

:lol3

Not sure a 250cc "dirt bike" is the right choice for that to begin with. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 07:28 AM
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Posted By zekester63
I did mine by swiveling the starter out of the...

I did mine by swiveling the starter out of the way. It was tight, but it worked. Here's a couple pics showing how I got to the inside lower bolt. You can see the starter in the 2nd picture.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 07:24 AM
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Posted By zekester63
How much free play is there between the door and...

How much free play is there between the door and where it meets the rest of the case? Could you lay a bead of silicone, gasket goop or some "weatherstripping" of sorts along the edge maybe? If...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4,187
Views: 811,930
Posted By zekester63
Congrats! And what a wonderful area you live in...

Congrats! And what a wonderful area you live in to ride as well! My wife and I rode through there on a trip last year - twice actually. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 02:54 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Nice setup for the toolpax. :thumb I'm still...

Nice setup for the toolpax. :thumb I'm still pretty jealous of that seat... :cry
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 09:05 AM
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Posted By zekester63
With just the single bolt on top and bottom, mine...

With just the single bolt on top and bottom, mine stayed on, even over some pretty rough rides, for over a year. But then it finally broke on a longer ride. Fortunately I had some zip ties that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 06:38 AM
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Posted By zekester63
I've also had success using spray silicone...

I've also had success using spray silicone (lubricant). And I'm guessing something like brake/carb/parts cleaner might work as well, but haven't actually tried it since the first thing I grabbed was...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-24-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3,206
Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
Bill, you might have to go get your own tag since...

Bill, you might have to go get your own tag since you found one so far away... :wink: Or else we're going to have to figure out how to get more people in other parts of the state involved in the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 48,214
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Posted By zekester63
I'll second that. It doesn't take much either -...

I'll second that. It doesn't take much either - I made mine from a piece of plastic trash can.

http://edlin.net/myphotos/_data/i/upload/2014/10/19/20141019192129-da7fcbec-la.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 48,214
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Posted By zekester63
Just a heads-up on the DRC taillight - there have...

Just a heads-up on the DRC taillight - there have been quite a few reports of water/mud/etc. getting into them because of a poor seal, and I think some or most of this might be due to the small,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 09:58 AM
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Posted By zekester63
Chris, I know it's been a while since you posted...

Chris, I know it's been a while since you posted this, but I just remembered that I had seen the pictures of your tool tube and wanted to comment, and didn't have a chance at the time.

If you are...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 09:34 AM
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Posted By zekester63
Pretty much. This would also work. ...

Pretty much.



This would also work.



My solution is definitely not that elegant, but functional, and I've had the shield on there now for several rides with my Wolfman E-12s without any...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By zekester63
I rode about 3 hours today in the low 70s, and...

I rode about 3 hours today in the low 70s, and only even thought about my feet once, and that was that they felt good. No pressure points, not hot or clammy, nothing, just good.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 08:01 AM
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Posted By zekester63
It's really not that difficult to use the stock...

It's really not that difficult to use the stock heat shield with the Q4:

http://edlin.net/myphotos/_data/i/upload/2014/08/17/20140817203341-76ca95df-la.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 02:53 PM
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Posted By zekester63
My fork skills aren't up to par, so I'm not sure...

My fork skills aren't up to par, so I'm not sure if this helps, and you may have already googled this, but all I can find on the the specs just say they're "46mm KYB inverted cartridge forks".
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-19-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,206
Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
:nod True...where I'm sitting right...

:nod



True...where I'm sitting right now, but I probably wouldn't be grabbing this one today regardless. :wink:
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-19-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,206
Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
All the hints don't make the rain go away. :cry ...

All the hints don't make the rain go away. :cry

Actually, if anyone was out riding the OK Adv Trail now, they could grab this tag and take it west (or north) quite easily.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-16-2015, 03:55 PM
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Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
That's very cool.

That's very cool.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-13-2015, 09:11 AM
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Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
Wow. :thumb It's sure a nice, clean and comfy...

Wow. :thumb It's sure a nice, clean and comfy looking bike for that kind of mileage!
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By zekester63
I had another pair of cheaper boots from CG that...

I had another pair of cheaper boots from CG that started cracking and coming apart after approximately 1 year, so I took them back, and despite that being "wear & tear", they credited me for those...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-12-2015, 06:48 AM
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Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
Crazy, I've been by there a bazillion times and...

Crazy, I've been by there a bazillion times and never noticed that... :hmmmmm Besides just having an excuse to get out and ride, discovering new things and riding to places I probably wouldn't ever...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-11-2015, 05:36 PM
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Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
New tag: ...

New tag:

http://edlin.net/myphotos/i.php?/upload/2015/03/11/20150311182628-290ffa15-la.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-11-2015, 03:36 PM
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Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
Old tag, Atwoods parking lot in Sand Springs. ...

Old tag, Atwoods parking lot in Sand Springs.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/11/9fc7628662a3e9b0fee4edacec6e085f.jpg



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Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 48,214
Views: 9,929,217
Posted By zekester63
You could always do something like the rescue...

You could always do something like the rescue pegs, but attach them permanently. I guarantee your feet would have plenty of room on these puppies. :wink:
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 09:07 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Thanks for sharing. Awesome scenery! Looks like...

Thanks for sharing. Awesome scenery! Looks like great riding country for sure.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 07:15 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Bedliner or Dynomat applied to inside helps....

Bedliner or Dynomat applied to inside helps. Rubber washers can help some as well. I use weather stripping on frame with spray-on bedliner and am pleased with it.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-10-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,206
Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
Hardcore...

Hardcore...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-10-2015, 06:34 AM
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Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
Glad to have you back! Now go get some tags and...

Glad to have you back! Now go get some tags and help keep it east of I-35! :evil
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-09-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3,206
Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
There were a few intersections that I had to...

There were a few intersections that I had to traverse carefully, but my biggest issues were the big potholes everywhere - waiting quietly to suddenly appear in a malicious attempt to bend a rim...or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 48,214
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Posted By zekester63
There are always a lot of opinions here about...

There are always a lot of opinions here about this. The suspension is a common topic of discussion, as are tires. Just don't ask what oil to use. :wink:

Really though, I think it boils down to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-07-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3,206
Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
Driving out there I still wasn't 100% sure this...

Driving out there I still wasn't 100% sure this was the tag, but hoped so.

Besides lots of water, all I saw was a whole bunch of trash.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-07-2015, 10:04 AM
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Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
So many choices... Let's try this one: ...

So many choices... Let's try this one:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/07/86763f503e2b8b3aa98d4177af7f44f1.jpg




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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-07-2015, 08:40 AM
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Views: 211,791
Posted By zekester63
Thought I might get bruced, but guess not. ...

Thought I might get bruced, but guess not.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/07/68e4f2bc8f0ed54645118bf2065928a0.jpg

New tag in a little bit.



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Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 48,214
Views: 9,929,217
Posted By zekester63
I had the 3.1 and went to the 4.7 for the style...

I had the 3.1 and went to the 4.7 for the style of riding I do on my WRR, and now I just love the range I get on the 4.7.

I log my fill-ups on Fuelly, and I just checked and my average for the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,187
Views: 811,930
Posted By zekester63
Thanks for that shot. I've got the same bike...

Thanks for that shot. I've got the same bike (white as well), with the Tuono mirrors, and wondered how those fit since they are angled out much more.

Do you have, or do you think they would still...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4,187
Views: 811,930
Posted By zekester63
I don't think they are designed to work over hand...

I don't think they are designed to work over hand guards, based on the size of the front, and what it says on twistedthrottle (http://www.twistedthrottle.com/oxford-handlebar-muffs-for-motorcycles). ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 48,214
Views: 9,929,217
Posted By zekester63
Looks good. I'll be curious to hear how it goes...

Looks good. I'll be curious to hear how it goes and would like more info on the DIY aspect...thread, pics, write-up, etc. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 48,214
Views: 9,929,217
Posted By zekester63
That particular setup is a bit too CBX-like for...

That particular setup is a bit too CBX-like for my purposes, although in high school I really thought having one would be cool... I ended up with a CX500C.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 48,214
Views: 9,929,217
Posted By zekester63
Ha! At least my dream WR is somewhat realistic!...

Ha! At least my dream WR is somewhat realistic! :ricky
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