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Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 41,317
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Posted By Wingnut037
I run a 13/48 on my WRX and love it.

I run a 13/48 on my WRX and love it.
Forum: Trip Planning 03-16-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 507,557
Posted By Wingnut037
Palomar Mountain, Ca 92060 Bit off the...

Palomar Mountain, Ca 92060

Bit off the beaten path, but worth it. Large garage with a smattering of tools. Indoor and outdoor sleeping options, with room to park something bigger than a few bikes...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 41,317
Views: 7,708,989
Posted By Wingnut037
Pulling the one off my wrx to copy this weekend...

Pulling the one off my wrx to copy this weekend as a last resort. Would just rather have the factory part.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 41,317
Views: 7,708,989
Posted By Wingnut037
So I have been working on getting my parts bike...

So I have been working on getting my parts bike back into running order for the last two months. Well it took a week to get the new engine in and all of the other bits sorted, and have been waiting...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6,418
Views: 242,401
Posted By Wingnut037
No reason to ruin the other 5 gears going with a...

No reason to ruin the other 5 gears going with a small enough sprocket to counter the shorter 6th. Stock is a 38!
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6,418
Views: 242,401
Posted By Wingnut037
175lbs. With the dirt tires on I have not had it...

175lbs. With the dirt tires on I have not had it over 80.



I doubt there is any seriousness to this question, but I will bite. I did sell my SM630 with the intent of getting a WR-X specifically...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By Wingnut037
Finals and weather have delayed the resurrection...

Finals and weather have delayed the resurrection a bit. Good news is the bike ran for the first time on its own in 2 years! :clap The dogs did not agree with a bike running in the living room.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6,418
Views: 242,401
Posted By Wingnut037
i had the same gearing, modded airbox pipe fi...

i had the same gearing, modded airbox pipe fi programmer etc and i could hit 86mph *gps* going downhill in a full racer tuck.

just a data point. i loved mine for what it was.[/QUOTE]

On my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By Wingnut037
Two dogs and a WR250R resurection.

The wife and I both owning WR250Xs with a combined 55k miles and counting, I convinced her a year or so ago we should get a parts bike if something were to go wrong with one of ours. I have been...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 41,317
Views: 7,708,989
Posted By Wingnut037
Running a big bore kit on the bike for several...

Running a big bore kit on the bike for several thousand miles with a less than ideal tune.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 41,317
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Posted By Wingnut037
Decided to turn my parts bike into a runner...

Decided to turn my parts bike into a runner again. Top end on the old engine is bad, and cheaper to get a used engine than what a rebuild goes for.

Project starts today as the bike sits now....
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 41,317
Views: 7,708,989
Posted By Wingnut037
I only run a 43 in the rear, but it has handled...

I only run a 43 in the rear, but it has handled the sand well for me on a few desert trips. Did great in the deep soft stuff, climbing dunes, and over sharp rocks. Some times it got too much traction...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,863
Posted By Wingnut037
I have yet to come across a WR that needed the...

I have yet to come across a WR that needed the top end re-done that wasn't the result of other internal mods. My '09 WR-X has 33k on it and the wife's '08 is catching up at 27k. This is riding it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 41,317
Views: 7,708,989
Posted By Wingnut037
Thanks for keeping it going. Has helped finalize...

Thanks for keeping it going. Has helped finalize a lot of decisions for me, and others I am sure. Best of luck!
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 41,317
Views: 7,708,989
Posted By Wingnut037
I do from first to second and back into first. I...

I do from first to second and back into first. I used to shift every gear before an instructor at an Advanced Riders Course from MSF told me there was no need. Just kick it up or down unless you are...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 41,317
Views: 7,708,989
Posted By Wingnut037
Video work? This was at dusk. Zero issues the...

Video work? This was at dusk. Zero issues the last 25k miles

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/47_YJYPxR8k" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 41,317
Views: 7,708,989
Posted By Wingnut037
I have an HID bulb in the stock housing, ballast...

I have an HID bulb in the stock housing, ballast fits behind the shroud nicely. Only downside is no hi beam with my setup. Stock headlight adjustments keeps it pointed down and out of others faces,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9,582
Views: 702,098
Posted By Wingnut037
How often do you guys ride down on the Palomar...

How often do you guys ride down on the Palomar end of the forest?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-15-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 3,187
Views: 582,054
Posted By Wingnut037
Had the mountain to myself tonight, so shot a...

Had the mountain to myself tonight, so shot a quick video on the way home. I hope the video conveys how fun this is.


<iframe width="420" height="315"...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 41,317
Views: 7,708,989
Posted By Wingnut037
Shot a quick video on the way home tonight. ...

Shot a quick video on the way home tonight.

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/47_YJYPxR8k" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 41,317
Views: 7,708,989
Posted By Wingnut037
I run a full 'r' setup on my 'x' in dirt mode and...

I run a full 'r' setup on my 'x' in dirt mode and my wife's dirt setup is with warp9 wheels with the x rotor. For ease I suggest using an r hub for the am setup. Your brakes are sufficient unless you...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 103,540
Posted By Wingnut037
A few 10% codes from my recent order. Nice to get...

A few 10% codes from my recent order. Nice to get extra codes when an order gets split into multiple shipments.

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ADW2Q6
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 103,540
Posted By Wingnut037
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 41,317
Views: 7,708,989
Posted By Wingnut037
Thanks again Chris. Going to put a lower profile...

Thanks again Chris. Going to put a lower profile rear on the wife's we as the trials is a bit tall for her. I'm loving the low impact of it here on the mountain. Tractoring up these hills with almost...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 41,317
Views: 7,708,989
Posted By Wingnut037
Pirelli MT43 Trials

Pirelli MT43 Trials
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 41,317
Views: 7,708,989
Posted By Wingnut037
http://shop.12oclocklabs.com/index.php?route=produ...

http://shop.12oclocklabs.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=70

I keep forgetting to order a pair for my Zeta handguard lights. They have a video on youtube as well that shows the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,924
Posted By Wingnut037
This is how I taught a friend that came out from...

This is how I taught a friend that came out from the east for a ride. Slowly worked from stopped traffic at a light, to traffic moving <10mph and by the second day he was comfortable, and aware...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By Wingnut037
Looks like a great trip. I will have to make it...

Looks like a great trip. I will have to make it out next time around.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,749
Posted By Wingnut037
Are you not required to take the ARC/SBRC within...

Are you not required to take the ARC/SBRC within the year after completing the BRC? The Air Force might be different than the Marines, but it was a requirement I had to fulfill on base here both as...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Wingnut037
I have used public storage on two separate...

I have used public storage on two separate occasions for 7 months at a time with no issues. Climate control is nice, but just try not to get caught riding them up the lift. They don't like people in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9,582
Views: 702,098
Posted By Wingnut037
I have been up to Palomar Divide and remember...

I have been up to Palomar Divide and remember passing Holy Jim another time, both in the Jeep. One of the trials had some sandy sections and the other a few steep rocky climbs. Do not recall which is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-16-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9,582
Views: 702,098
Posted By Wingnut037
I know most of these trails are pretty tame, but...

I know most of these trails are pretty tame, but wondering how one would do on street tires? Would love to take the X up there, but don't want to get stuck somewhere stupid.
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,075
Posted By Wingnut037
The northern most bits were my favorite, day 4...

The northern most bits were my favorite, day 4 and 5. Enough so I might have to relocate. It is hard to put into perspective even with photographs. Big Sur for example. Everyone has seen the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,075
Posted By Wingnut037
Overall impressions. The trip was amazing....

Overall impressions.

The trip was amazing. The bikes were flawless. I need an excuse to do it again!

The only negatives as far as the bikes go is the lack of wind buffering and the brick of a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,075
Posted By Wingnut037
A little mix up in scheduling and I have to pick...

A little mix up in scheduling and I have to pick this guy up earlier than expected.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7253/7429245070_aa05ee3f22_b.jpg

Got in another small breakfast today. We had a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,075
Posted By Wingnut037
Day-7 June 1 So, today marks one week on the...

Day-7 June 1

So, today marks one week on the road and is our last serious day. It was hot enough for us to forget to take many pictures. It is never good when opening your vents is hotter than...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,075
Posted By Wingnut037
Day-6. May 31 It is starting to get warm....

Day-6. May 31

It is starting to get warm. The coast was keeping below 75 for most of the trip. Some morning/evenings were in the 50s and I was glad to of packed some of my government issued gear....
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,075
Posted By Wingnut037
Day-5. May 30 Sadly this is turnaround day....

Day-5. May 30

Sadly this is turnaround day. Will be the longest one so far, so despite being so close, swinging up to Oregon just so we can say we did is out. The rest of the trip is going to be...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,075
Posted By Wingnut037
There were tons of opportunities to get off the...

There were tons of opportunities to get off the pavement, just not the time to take them. I had a hard time turning around to head home.




I was saluting every potential ADV rider we passed. I...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,075
Posted By Wingnut037
Day-4. May 29 Another day heading north. Our...

Day-4. May 29

Another day heading north. Our 'early' start ended up being closer to 10am.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7216/7155287649_bf67e9f15f_b.jpg

Leaving the heart of California wine...
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