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Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 06:59 AM
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Posted By RonSJC
How do you get those shoulders in a pipe :rofl ...

How do you get those shoulders in a pipe :rofl Seriously that would be great thanks!
Ron
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By RonSJC
+1 on the ttr125 or drz125 depending on your...

+1 on the ttr125 or drz125 depending on your hight and weight or step up to a crf 230 or ttr. Lots more fun throwing them around at low speeds. Buy used and sell it later for what you paid for it. Or...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7,124
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Posted By RonSJC
Seat

Thanks, I might resort to doing it myself. It's just that I have two Seat Concepts seats for other bikes and they are great. I'm still trying to get them to figure something out since they are so...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
XR 400 Seat Fits?

Anyone know if a XR 400 seat foam is a close fit? Looks very similar. I contacted Seat Concepts to see about a replacement seat, but they are a bit busy now to figure out if it will fit.

Ron
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7,124
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Posted By RonSJC
Yea same here, she starts faster then I can get...

Yea same here, she starts faster then I can get my thumb off the starter. It would have been nice if they had added a kick starter in case of a dead battery, but I'm guessing she will bump start...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7,124
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Posted By RonSJC
Thanks, I'll give it a try. It might work on my...

Thanks, I'll give it a try. It might work on my choke too. The plastic is broken where the cable enters the handle bar housing. Funny, I've never needed it to start the bike........... even when I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 08:44 AM
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Posted By RonSJC
Thanks! I epoxed it and "gently" tighened them up...

Thanks! I epoxed it and "gently" tighened them up . I'll see if that holds, if not I'll try your sugestion. Nice ride! I ordered up my rotax gas can mount from a local laser shop, should have it next...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7,124
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Posted By RonSJC
Does soldering work for if you stripped the nuts...

Does soldering work for if you stripped the nuts embeded in the plastic? Not sure how I did it but I stripped out two when I replaced my air filter.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7,124
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Posted By RonSJC
Does anyone know if the XR400 seat foam and...

Does anyone know if the XR400 seat foam and cover are a close fit to the NX250? I'd like to try something after market. From photos they look similar.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By RonSJC
I got a Seat Concepts for my F650GS and rode it...

I got a Seat Concepts for my F650GS and rode it to Hyder Alaska from Southern California last summer and couldn't be happier. In fact, I ended up getting another for my Husqvarna TE250.

Since I...
Forum: Americas 06-25-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By RonSJC
Hey hit me up, I'm in south OC and wanted to do...

Hey hit me up, I'm in south OC and wanted to do as much of the SMTS route as possible. I'm going to check out those tracks. Oh, and slow is fine, its about the journey.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
I use Pinnacle Studio HD on a PC but I think they...

I use Pinnacle Studio HD on a PC but I think they have a Mac version. I tried using imovie on a friends PC ( I was thinking about switching to mac) and I agree with you it was a pain. There are some...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 10:14 AM
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Posted By RonSJC
Thanks! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Thanks!


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7,124
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Posted By RonSJC
removing the Airbox

I'm looking at some different shock options and I want to remove the airbox, but I'm basically lazy. The manual calls for removing the carb among just about everything from the rear of the bike....
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
Hey Leyeon, In the next few days I'm hoping...

Hey Leyeon,

In the next few days I'm hoping to swing by Seat Concepts here in SoCal and have them look at our seats to see about replacement foam and cover. They make great seats, I have them on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7,124
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Posted By RonSJC
Thanks!!! I'll keep you posted. Ron

Thanks!!!

I'll keep you posted.

Ron
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 08:00 AM
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Posted By RonSJC
I posted it a while back, but I'm pretty sure on...

I posted it a while back, but I'm pretty sure on this tread.

I'm down in South Orange County and the Mine is just outside Lone Pine, CA.

Hey I see you are in Fresno? I'm thinking about riding...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 10:06 PM
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Posted By RonSJC
Thanks! The bike really handled beyond my...

Thanks! The bike really handled beyond my expectations and I definitely want to go back. I might try the LED lights that were posted a few pages back. My son gave me the Gopro and you are right, I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
Playgrounds

[QUOTE=larry31;24368186]https://vimeo.com/97888496

Nice Playground, I want to play!
The grass is REALLY always greener. Here's my playground, what I wouldn't give for some nice loamy dirt that...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,206
Posted By RonSJC
Pingvin where did you find the Toucan at 1/2...

Pingvin where did you find the Toucan at 1/2 price? That's the boot I want but not at retail price.


sent from my Nook
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
I tested mine and switched to reserve at about...

I tested mine and switched to reserve at about 110 miles, then headed for the first gas station.

Ron
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7,124
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Posted By RonSJC
Dialing in the suspension

I picked up a white '05 SV650 shock and made the mistake of drilling a new hole before I fit it in the bike. I got the hole about 1/4 inch short of the stock shock and now my back end is about 5/8...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7,124
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Posted By RonSJC
Isn't the gas tank on the AX-1 a bit different as...

Isn't the gas tank on the AX-1 a bit different as where the fairing mounts compared with the NX? Just asking.

Ron
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7,124
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Posted By RonSJC
[QUOTE=leyoen;24301142]Thanks VC for the info! ...

[QUOTE=leyoen;24301142]Thanks VC for the info!


On the other hand my 18 watt LED flood light turned out great after fabricating a bracket out of a 90 degree wood bracket to attach to the lower...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
Best weight fork oil?

Hey all,

Is there a consensus here on what weight fork oil works best? (I might be 150 lbs soaking wet). I'm setting the bike up for 50/50 off road and I just got some CRF230 springs from ebay.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7,124
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Posted By RonSJC
I wanted to keep it stock incase I didn't like...

I wanted to keep it stock incase I didn't like the shock, but that does sound easier
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 07:11 AM
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Posted By RonSJC
SV shock question

I pulled the old shock and the upper mounting point is substantially larger on the SV. I think I read somewhere most grind the shock about an 1/8 in per side to get it in. The difference in width...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7,124
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Posted By RonSJC
I'm looking for a new shifter as well, but mainly...

I'm looking for a new shifter as well, but mainly one that is a bit longer. When I ride with my motocross boots I have a real tuff time shifting. I measured the length from the foot peg to the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
Not close to you but I understand knobbys are...

Not close to you but I understand knobbys are available, but DOT knobby is limited in our sizes. I find the stock seat to be too soft. I live close to Seat Concepts and I'm planning on taking the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
Anyone mount a Rotopax with descent results?...

Anyone mount a Rotopax with descent results? Pics??
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
Nice! How are they holding up? I'll be about...

Nice! How are they holding up? I'll be about 50/50 street and dirt. I'm thinking about doing the Southern California SMTS route from the Mexico boarder to as far north as it goes.

Ron
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
Cheap Luggage option

So, I finally gave up trying to find and or make some pannier racks for the NX. I volunteer for the Forest service and found out I can get Ortlieb products at a discount, so I picked up the moto...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7,124
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Posted By RonSJC
2.24 kilos to pounds I think. I should be good!...

2.24 kilos to pounds I think.
I should be good! Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
Thanks, I'm real close to Racetech I think I'll...

Thanks, I'm real close to Racetech I think I'll get the SV shock for the rear and have them do some work on the forks.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
Thanks, just curious what's your weight? I'm...

Thanks, just curious what's your weight? I'm pretty light so the white spring rate may work for me
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
SV650 shock question

Hey All,
I read someplace on this thread which color spring for the SV650 shock upgrade was preferable, but I can't seem to locate the post. I can't remember if it was the yellow or the white that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
Suspension Solution? KLX300 w/NX engine

So, I completely forgot a few years ago I was perusing Craigslist for an NX and came across this. I traded emails with the guy, but since it was about 400 miles from home, I never got a chance to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
It depends on what state you are in. Check your...

It depends on what state you are in. Check your local DMV

Sent from my BNTV400 using Tapatalk
Forum: Americas 04-08-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By RonSJC
If you have a full week, I would consider heading...

If you have a full week, I would consider heading for the coast, maybe even Hyder Alaska, then shoot over to Prince Rupert, take the Ferry down the coast a bit (the BC Ferry's are great) and then...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 1,033,332
Posted By RonSJC
You list a few shock options. Are White power...

You list a few shock options. Are White power shocks still available? I'm barely 150 lbs and my NX only has 2000 miles, and yes the stock shock is a little like riding a pogo stick but I still had a...
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