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Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,626
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Posted By DougZ73
Yeah, good technology always comes back around I...

Yeah, good technology always comes back around I suppose.



If you can, good, if not, no worries. My riding is sandy single track trails of southern NJ pine barrens. I'll probably do what a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 267,707
Posted By DougZ73
And after you fixed it, what settings did you...

And after you fixed it, what settings did you have and for what type terrain?
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 267,707
Posted By DougZ73
Left fork compression, right fork rebound. ...

Left fork compression, right fork rebound.

Whose got experience with this old school set up???

Those crazy Austrians. :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
You are correct, I did forget about the...

You are correct, I did forget about the ratcheting part of the process. The oil pressure loading the spring does modulate with RPM, but the tensioner does not "loosen".

But there again, cam...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
More power out of a under powered bike, and...

More power out of a under powered bike, and combined with weight shavings, resulting in feasible performance gains....fully justifiable. Even more so, when I got a slightly used Q4( the quiet one)...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-17-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5,144
Views: 998,157
Posted By DougZ73
Steak is definitely awesome...I agree with you...

Steak is definitely awesome...I agree with you there Kam.

I'm filling the void( not due to weather, due to having two babies in house-2 yrs and 7 mo), with beer....craft beers. :D

You know what...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
My two cents on the WRR cam chain manual...

My two cents on the WRR cam chain manual tensioner:

1. Is there a known issue with the WRR/X? Years ago, I had a 2000 DRZ 400. That bike had a known issue, with plenty of documented cases of ACCT...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
13/47 too...woot woot The tree's don't care...

13/47 too...woot woot

The tree's don't care what speed I am heading for them at, only my ribs do. :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
WRRs are always plated. ;)

WRRs are always plated. ;)
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12,954
Views: 665,678
Posted By DougZ73
Good deal AC. I wish I could afford a newer bike....

Good deal AC. I wish I could afford a newer bike. :cry As it now, my $350 basket case score of a bike( ~$1200 resale value) is about a $2000 bike. :lol3

What year and model is it. I know its a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12,954
Views: 665,678
Posted By DougZ73
The KTM is back and sorted... Again. Now I have a...

The KTM is back and sorted... Again. Now I have a true woods bike and true very effective dual sport bike. Now I need to remember how to ride either. ;)...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 267,707
Posted By DougZ73
Finally got my KTM sorted out....or at least a...

Finally got my KTM sorted out....or at least a buddy did for me.

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g467/DougZ73/IMG_20141214_112700.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
And that's why I have the "runs less than it's...

And that's why I have the "runs less than it's broken down" KTM 300 EXC. :lol3 It is 50 lbs lighter(wet) and twice the HP's. Feelings like getting on a mountain bike strapped to rocket, compared to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
Not exactly sure where people are coming up with...

Not exactly sure where people are coming up with some of these "real world" weights. I think 260 lbs is an imaginary number based on a dry weight propaganda. And for those that do not realize, "dry...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
YZ pegs I got off ebay for my WRR. Of course can...

YZ pegs I got off ebay for my WRR. Of course can not remember what year...05-06 I wanna say. I cheaped out and just wanted wider pegs, so I did not hunt down the elusive Titanium ones. On a 300 lb DS...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,576
Posted By DougZ73
Thanks, glad you liked them. :thumb

Thanks, glad you liked them. :thumb
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-26-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,740
Views: 1,753,070
Posted By DougZ73
http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g467/DougZ73/I...

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g467/DougZ73/IMG_3417.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-26-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,576
Posted By DougZ73
Finally took a break from life and got out for an...

Finally took a break from life and got out for an easy ride on dirt bike, with intent t get some pictures of the leaves changing. But, it went in a different direction, which was cool too.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 118,474
Posted By DougZ73
I have not been on ADV too much lately..life...

I have not been on ADV too much lately..life getting in the way...much less riding the MTB, but took a break last weekend from like and went up to Jim Thorpe, to mountain bike ride with my buddy Jay....
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
My bike too..now has PD front and rear sprox and...

My bike too..now has PD front and rear sprox and gold 520 chain. :)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 412,303
Posted By DougZ73
Yep..but I paid $20. ;). I too wished I bought...

Yep..but I paid $20. ;). I too wished I bought it years before.
Forum: Racing 09-19-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 421,928
Posted By DougZ73
You mean they didn't stop being stubborn basterds...

You mean they didn't stop being stubborn basterds from winning. Stoner was the winner..not the Ducati.
Forum: Racing 09-19-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 421,928
Posted By DougZ73
Don't forget they did have to get bought out by...

Don't forget they did have to get bought out by Audi.
Forum: Racing 09-18-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 421,928
Posted By DougZ73
Something like that.:D But I...

Something like that.:D



But I agree....Racing and doing bad, would worse for business, than not racing at all.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 118,474
Posted By DougZ73
Awesome, ain't it. :) LOL

Awesome, ain't it. :) LOL
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 118,474
Posted By DougZ73
Link to route. It was a fun 7.24 miles. ...

Link to route. It was a fun 7.24 miles.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_-bW70FFqVEMjgtbUxxREV4Z1k/edit?usp=sharing
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 118,474
Posted By DougZ73
Finally got out and rode the MTB yesterday. I...

Finally got out and rode the MTB yesterday. I have not ridden since June...life getting in the way. Since I have not ridden in so long, you see some carnage( last pic), from not getting out of the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12,954
Views: 665,678
Posted By DougZ73
How's this...after one of those hare scramble...

How's this...after one of those hare scramble things. :D

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g467/DougZ73/2011-10-02_14-32-03_607.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12,954
Views: 665,678
Posted By DougZ73
http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g467/DougZ73/I...

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g467/DougZ73/IMG_0426.jpg

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g467/DougZ73/WRRjump.jpg (http://s1103.photobucket.com/user/DougZ73/media/WRRjump.jpg.html)

...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
Thanks. :thumb

Thanks. :thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-14-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 412,303
Posted By DougZ73
They( HD motors) use a metal( aluminum) base...

They( HD motors) use a metal( aluminum) base layer gasket for the jugs. Leakage like that tends to happen if you don't let motor warm up enough( or start revving it too soon), before putting motor...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
Got my new chain, sprox and slider installed....

Got my new chain, sprox and slider installed. Only took a shot of the way I safety wire the master link clip....for those curious about it. Least blury of the five I took. :deal
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-06-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 18,032
Posted By DougZ73
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-06-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 18,032
Posted By DougZ73
Equinox?

Equinox?
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
Canadian link.....UGh. LOL :lol3 I have had...

Canadian link.....UGh. LOL :lol3

I have had and like the Supersprox. I had one on my DRZ and really liked it. They are same concept..dual ring..dual metal. But they are pricey, and not in budget...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 267,707
Posted By DougZ73
Thanks for suggestions guys. I'll go through one...

Thanks for suggestions guys. I'll go through one by one and try to rule them out.

Carb was rebuilt same time I put motor back together and in bike. That was just before firing it up for vid. New...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
You sure it is steel? used to use Vortex sprox...

You sure it is steel? used to use Vortex sprox on my track bikes(paved)..and they were always aluminum.
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
Yes. Put on new slider. Did a 40 mile DS...

Yes.

Put on new slider. Did a 40 mile DS ride with friends. Next day, looked at it after I washed bike...said " holy shit".
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
I think my eyes are going..always looks clear on...

I think my eyes are going..always looks clear on phone...but then blurry when I see on computer. Deal
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,292,725
Posted By DougZ73
Never moved chain...took off old slider...put on...

Never moved chain...took off old slider...put on new one. It was a kinked chain issue.
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