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Forum: Road warriors Today, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4,216
Views: 690,524
Posted By jwdub
Looks like an MRA adjustable wing to me.

Looks like an MRA adjustable wing to me.
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,264
Posted By jwdub
Like you, I'm thinking about trading my 06...

Like you, I'm thinking about trading my 06 Multistrada. I've yet to get a ride on an 800 but it did own the first year Tiger, a 1995. I trust that things have changed a bunch since then!
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,264
Posted By jwdub
So when are dealers supposed to have the 2015's...

So when are dealers supposed to have the 2015's available?
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By jwdub
The 09's and earlier rear wheels only had two...

The 09's and earlier rear wheels only had two bearings. The 2010 went to three rear wheel bearings. I installed a 2010 rear wheel (complete) on my 09 XB1200XT just to be safe. I also installed a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4,216
Views: 690,524
Posted By jwdub
CSI, I have the MCLarry top triple clamp on...

CSI,

I have the MCLarry top triple clamp on my FJR and am very happy with it. 6'2" 32" inseam, Russell saddle and lowered pegs.
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By jwdub
Jump over to this thread lots of info on the...

Jump over to this thread lots of info on the Leatt, TLD 5955 and Alpenstar 8 + many others.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=703845
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,742,125
Posted By jwdub
Other than the electric starter, are there any...

Other than the electric starter, are there any mechanical differences between the two engines -- cam profile, carb?
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5,983
Views: 880,178
Posted By jwdub
On my 2010 FE450 a 7mm is a bit loose and 6mm...

On my 2010 FE450 a 7mm is a bit loose and 6mm won't fit. Probably a tight 6.5mm.
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,171
Posted By jwdub
"Thumpers are out . . . They put my hands and...

"Thumpers are out . . . They put my hands and rear to sleep." Then you haven't ridden a Husqvarna Terra or Strada--- You'd find that it's as smooth or more so than your Wee. I happen to have both...
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,970
Posted By jwdub
If you haven't already done so, it might be...

If you haven't already done so, it might be better to send Glenn a PM since this thread was started about 3 years ago.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 148,093
Posted By jwdub
I was reasonably impressed with the FJ-09 I saw...

I was reasonably impressed with the FJ-09 I saw at the Seattle show. With the bags on it, I didn't really notice that there is no real rear fender -- now that's ridiculous -- especially here in the...
Forum: Trials 11-24-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 58,633
Posted By jwdub
Beta X-Trainer

Although not announced until recently and thus on the OP's query, the new Beta X-Trainer would seem to fit in the same category.

http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/1110487-beta-x-trainer-300/
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 267,314
Posted By jwdub
Butting in here re: LR gas tank --- you might...

Butting in here re: LR gas tank --- you might look at the parts fiche to see if the frame part numbers are the same for the pre '13 models.
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By jwdub
Not exactly what the OP asked, but I'm looking...

Not exactly what the OP asked, but I'm looking for a replacement for the Gerbing Union Ridge outer pants I bought in about 2006. They are insulated + heated but a number of searches only turns up...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By jwdub
Congrats! I have a 2005 that has served me...

Congrats! I have a 2005 that has served me well. Minor changes in springs for my weight and a manual CCT + FMF quietcore with the powerbomb header.

The engine is very flexible but I limit my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,690
Posted By jwdub
Looks like a great play bike contender....

Looks like a great play bike contender. Replacement for all of those older KDX 200/220 Kawasaki's?
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 31,922
Posted By jwdub
From what I've read, there was a street legal...

From what I've read, there was a street legal version available for England and Europe as well.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,041
Posted By jwdub
I currently own all of them -- KLR650, DR650,...

I currently own all of them -- KLR650, DR650, DRZ400s, except the Honda -- If you do any highway riding say 100 miles + at 65 mph or higher and want to ride gravel roads, two track jeep roads and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,375
Posted By jwdub
Fork Oil Viscosity Comparison

For those of you thinking about changing the fork oil -- I found this comparison of fork oils by brand and advertised wt. The actual viscosity can vary widely from the published weight.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 267,314
Posted By jwdub
I had a 6+gal tank on a Honda XR650R and the...

I had a 6+gal tank on a Honda XR650R and the weight up front was very apparent. How does it affect your KTM's handling when it's full? In any event, it's nice to have the capacity if and when...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By jwdub
I was interested in the new Capo as well ---...

I was interested in the new Capo as well --- until I found out that a valve check on the rear cyl. requires the back of the bike to be dismantled -- 5 hours of labor! Kind of like my Husqvarna...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By jwdub
There is a thread in this forum -- do a search. ...

There is a thread in this forum -- do a search. Also, check out AF-1 racings's website for a forum specific to the new Capo.
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5,983
Views: 880,178
Posted By jwdub
I also installed a set of Vibrinators on my FE...

I also installed a set of Vibrinators on my FE 450 recently. Mine is very smooth at around 4k rpm but had enough vibration above and below that has been noticeably reduced by the Vibrinators. ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,375
Posted By jwdub
www.kbb.com/motorcycles I find that KBB is a...

www.kbb.com/motorcycles I find that KBB is a bit more realistic -- NADA seems to use straight line depreciation.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-31-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By jwdub
PureGas.Org relies on consumers to report the...

PureGas.Org relies on consumers to report the status of the various stations listed. There's an update section at the bottom of the page to report.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By jwdub
You might want to look at:...

You might want to look at: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=609859

" The KDX Tread" in Thumpers
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 31,922
Posted By jwdub
You might try KDX rider:...

You might try KDX rider: http://www.kdxrider.net/forums/search.php?keywords=buying+used&terms=all&author=&fid[]=77&sc=1&sf=all&sr=posts&sk=t&sd=d&st=0&ch=300&t=0&submit=Search
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 31,922
Posted By jwdub
Well, I picked up a 2004 KDX220r from the...

Well, I picked up a 2004 KDX220r from the original owner. As soon as I got it home, I took the swingarm and linkage apart. Some of the bearings -- the outer ones on the swing arm especially had...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,375
Posted By jwdub
Thanks for the quick response and clarification,...

Thanks for the quick response and clarification, HF.

John
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,375
Posted By jwdub
High Five: I noticed that you cut out the...

High Five:

I noticed that you cut out the top of your airbox without removing it first. How did you manage to prevent debris getting into the TB throat? Or, did you just rely on a closed TB...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5,983
Views: 880,178
Posted By jwdub
Can you hear the fuel pump run?

Can you hear the fuel pump run?
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5,983
Views: 880,178
Posted By jwdub
Not sure of the answer. All I can say is that...

Not sure of the answer. All I can say is that my 2010 FE450 doesn't leak.
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,375
Posted By jwdub
Good to know -- thanks for the update!

Good to know -- thanks for the update!
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,742,125
Posted By jwdub
Check Moose Racing.

Check Moose Racing.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,200
Posted By jwdub
"that tire sux" Maybe, but what tire...

"that tire sux"

Maybe, but what tire pressure was he running?
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By jwdub
Check out SW Motech for the engine/tank guards at...

Check out SW Motech for the engine/tank guards at Twisted Throttle. They fit nicely, but be careful about routing the clutch cable. I can take pics for you if you end up going that route.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 24,200
Posted By jwdub
Great information -- looks like you're zeroing in...

Great information -- looks like you're zeroing in on the ideal fix. Many others will probably follow you're lead!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By jwdub
Well you outweigh me by about 50# -- ready to go...

Well you outweigh me by about 50# -- ready to go I'm about 230# and my Strada works great. I use a tank bag + side racks and soft bags with a Madstad windshield bracket and bar risers. So, if you...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 31,922
Posted By jwdub
Managed to get a look at the 1999 KDX 220. ...

Managed to get a look at the 1999 KDX 220. While the motor and tranny seemed to be fine, the rest of the bike was very rough and needed a lot of basic things -- sprockets, chain, tires, gas cap,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 31,922
Posted By jwdub
You're right -- just did a search for KDX machine...

You're right -- just did a search for KDX machine work in Portland and it came up with RB Designs. Apparently, they have an excellent reputation. It will be interesting to see if the bike has...
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