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Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 10:23 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
:rofl I shouldn't laugh. I just put a top...

:rofl

I shouldn't laugh. I just put a top box on mine...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 95,659
Posted By Ulyses
Cool! I thought that's what you would say, but I...

Cool! I thought that's what you would say, but I just wanted to check! I know a guy who is planning an Ushuaia run and he asked me if I was smoking crack when I told him to ditch the hard luggage...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 95,659
Posted By Ulyses
Hard Luggage vs. Soft

Dan, if you did it all again, would you still go with the soft luggage or would you do hard boxes?
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 359,710
Posted By Ulyses
You bet! I'm moving to Portland next week; looks...

You bet! I'm moving to Portland next week; looks like we'll be neighbors!
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
2 Questions

1.) Can someone give me the link for the cheap, extra wide Chinese made footpegs?

3.) Of the three wires running down to the kick stand, which are the two that I need to connect to bypass the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 359,710
Posted By Ulyses
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
Maybe I never tried! Haha! No, I think you are...

Maybe I never tried! Haha! No, I think you are correct. Of course, I always figured the engine would grenade if I pushed it that hard.....and being in Latin America I didn't want to risk it!
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,300
Posted By Ulyses
What Up?

Hey, I just saw you all's report and remembered that you both live in Portland! I'm moving to Portland first week of August; I would love to meet you both. Will you all be in town around then?...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 359,710
Posted By Ulyses
No worries! Thanks for reading! Good luck next...

No worries! Thanks for reading! Good luck next year, it'll be here before you know it!

P.S., What bike are you going to ride?
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 359,710
Posted By Ulyses
Thanks for reading! Glad to see people still...

Thanks for reading! Glad to see people still straying to this RR....haha! Hope you do make it down south eventually! If I ever get up North, I'll hit you up!
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
You can make one for a couple of dollars if you...

You can make one for a couple of dollars if you have access to a welder. I made one in Peru with a hacksaw, drill press, and the help of a guy with an old stick welder:...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 359,710
Posted By Ulyses
Thank you! Glad to see someone reading this...

Thank you! Glad to see someone reading this thing a year later! Where are you at in Washington?
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
After dropping thousands of dollars into it, I...

After dropping thousands of dollars into it, I can see that you are still doing your very best to kill that bike. I salute you sir! :clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,340
Posted By Ulyses
Meh...it's all softails. No worries though, I...

Meh...it's all softails. No worries though, I think I've got it figured out. I'm going to order some taylor spark plug leads, cut them to size, cross my fingers, and hope for the best!
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
You know bro, I think we both need a set of Super...

You know bro, I think we both need a set of Super Moto wheels. Just swapping out wheels would be so much easier than trying to put on new tires. I agree, it's a pain in the ass!
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
Skid Plate

This is what most people seem to use for a skid plate:

http://www.ricochetoffroad.com/store/page133.html

It's available through a bunch of different websites, but ricochet makes them all.
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,340
Posted By Ulyses
Coil Relocation

This is awesome! I didn't even think about looking on ADVrider for a Harley thread, much less a Dyna thread! Random question for all the Dyna folks on here: has anyone done a coil relocation to the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
Just get an anti gravity or a small shorai and...

Just get an anti gravity or a small shorai and put it under the seat like everyone else....all you need is some adhesive velcro, a dremel, and some patience. No need to go fabricating battery boxes...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
I'm interested too. If you do get rid of them,...

I'm interested too. If you do get rid of them, and gammel doesn't get them, let me know!
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
Because it's just better. Period. :rofl ...

Because it's just better. Period. :rofl

Pro's:
- The XR is the lightest of the three and has the second most horsepower
- Probably the most dirt worthy
- Extremely easy DIY maintenance and a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
That happened to me in Peru. That stud is...

That happened to me in Peru. That stud is threaded on both ends. Get a file or an angle grinder, make some flat spots on that broken stud, then twist it out with a pair of vice grips. Then go get...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,897
Posted By Ulyses
Way to Go!

It is so cool to see you doing this with your son! I hope that if I have kids some day that I will be able to do something like this with them. It is also cool to see you guys using the XR650L! It...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 359,710
Posted By Ulyses
:clap

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
El Senior on the operating table.... :cry

El Senior on the operating table.... :cry
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
Meh....I don't remember.....whatever looked best...

Meh....I don't remember.....whatever looked best at the time. I just eyeballed it. It worked from San Diego to Tierra del Fuego to Buenos Aires. No issues whatsoever. ABS pipe and hose clamps to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
I just used some black ABS pipe. It's extremely...

I just used some black ABS pipe. It's extremely cheap, and you can get it at Home Depot, have them cut it AND glue it for you in under 10min. I did mine in a parking lot in San Diego. It lasted...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
I'm dying.. :rofl

I'm dying.. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
I'm going to be an a-hole and suggest that you...

I'm going to be an a-hole and suggest that you just sell all of that to me....:D
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
Insulate the handlebar and let it heat up more....

Insulate the handlebar and let it heat up more....
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
Yeah, don't use electrical tape. Go to Harbor...

Yeah, don't use electrical tape. Go to Harbor Freight and get a sections of heat shrink and put that on. Another idea would be to fill the end of the handlebar with some sort of epoxy or foam. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
The best kind of tires: FREE tires. :1drink ...

The best kind of tires: FREE tires. :1drink

They are some of the random cast off's that the Honda shop in Corvallis gave me. What's a good 50/50 tire? I need to order something today....
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
If you don't want them anymore, I'll take them...

If you don't want them anymore, I'll take them off your hands....
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
.....and here's mine (so far): ...

.....and here's mine (so far):

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m222/alvincullumyork/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-05/105D75D0-A8AA-4A8A-BBCD-1B8B582709DB_zpslthmvqrb.jpg

Still trying to figure out...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 359,710
Posted By Ulyses
I actually may be moving to Portland in the next...

I actually may be moving to Portland in the next few months. Hit me up via PM!
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
Naw.....he'll see it right before he plows into...

Naw.....he'll see it right before he plows into me and think, "wow, that dyna looks nice from the rear." And then he'll roll right over me and leave me paralyzed. But at least he'll have...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
Progress

Reassembly has begun:

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m222/alvincullumyork/A1C1E712-D24E-46CA-AD80-479F67801504_zpsnpg1ytcy.jpg

I think I'm going to have a hell of a time figuring out where...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
What?! I treated El Senior very welll......

What?! I treated El Senior very welll......
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
Nice! Thanks steve!

Nice! Thanks steve!
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 75,568
Views: 7,994,237
Posted By Ulyses
The new hotness

Just got the frame back from the powder coater and I'm pleased as punch:

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m222/alvincullumyork/B33B5E32-2A10-4792-852B-B1AA8E250AFB_zps0igzwzkv.jpg

I'll...
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