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Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4,052
Views: 469,075
Posted By Hank.SD
Looks good. Looks like they've spiffed up the...

Looks good. Looks like they've spiffed up the valve covers a bit.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,226
Posted By Hank.SD
Haulbikes.com has a special running, $525...

Haulbikes.com has a special running, $525 anywhere to anywhere, but it sonds like you are committed to riding. Please keep us posted.

I don't see how you're going to get far enough south to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,483
Posted By Hank.SD
Looks like someone dumped my tote of stereo, tv,...

Looks like someone dumped my tote of stereo, tv, and phone cables on then engine.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,953
Posted By Hank.SD
I've been fixing up a 1980 CB750F for fun, so far...

I've been fixing up a 1980 CB750F for fun, so far parts have been very easy to find for that bike. I've purchased a stator rotor, regulator rectifier, some gaskets. I see ebay is loaded with...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4,052
Views: 469,075
Posted By Hank.SD
Did I insult someone? Wasn't my intent. ...

Did I insult someone? Wasn't my intent.



:rofl Sort of an odd comparison, but OK! I had to look up Godwins' law.

I'm sure if they were to start over, they'd do things differently. I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4,052
Views: 469,075
Posted By Hank.SD
I'd just love to know how many of the armchair...

I'd just love to know how many of the armchair quarterback / naysayers in this thread have ever built their own company, or designed anything for mass production, or dealt with federal agencies and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 1,325,511
Posted By Hank.SD
My wife and I have been loving this RR from the...

My wife and I have been loving this RR from the start. We both want to say thanks for sharing such a great adventure, and for doing it so well. And of course offer our condolences to Neda. So...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,367
Posted By Hank.SD
Just curious, but what makes the 05/06 GSXR more...

Just curious, but what makes the 05/06 GSXR more desirable than an 07 or newer?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-16-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,719
Posted By Hank.SD
Just a couple days to go.. bump.

Just a couple days to go.. bump.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 1,110,535
Posted By Hank.SD
Stu, you are really a button pusher aren't you. ...

Stu, you are really a button pusher aren't you.

This:



Is clearly intended to display your superiority and demonstrate that I am some clown that is suckered by marketing slogans. The...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 1,110,535
Posted By Hank.SD
I bet if I use my optical comparator I could...

I bet if I use my optical comparator I could really get you some great information, huh.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 1,110,535
Posted By Hank.SD
I didn't realize I was here to satisfy you with...

I didn't realize I was here to satisfy you with emperical data.

But if you must know, the mains were the same. The needle seems to be the big difference.

If you're unable to tell when...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 1,110,535
Posted By Hank.SD
Geez.. Let me put it this way: Using a...

Geez..

Let me put it this way:

Using a JD kit and recommended jets for my altitude, vs using a Blais kit and recommended jets for my altitude, the bike run better with Blais. It pulls harder...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 1,110,535
Posted By Hank.SD
I'll second the Blais vs JD butt dyno experience....

I'll second the Blais vs JD butt dyno experience.

I was a big believer in JD after my WR450, but with my 400 XCW and also my BIL's 530 XCW - we both switched from JD to Blais and found Blais...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19,875
Views: 2,306,972
Posted By Hank.SD
I think the vacuum unit can only be used on...

I think the vacuum unit can only be used on carbed (06 and older) LC8s. It wouldn't be an option on a high pressure FI bike.

I also think that's backwards. I'd much rather have an electric pump...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-15-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,719
Posted By Hank.SD
June 2014 Dakota Dual Sport Riders in the Black Hills

Official sign up page is at dakotadualsportriders.com

The 2014 Dakota Dual Sport Riders June rally will once again be held in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota! Camping will be at the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19,875
Views: 2,306,972
Posted By Hank.SD
marking its territory

My 08 has a minor counter shaft seal leak.
Anyone got a link to a complete seal kit?

Does the 690 benefit from a domed washer like my 400 does, or is this a different setup?
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,377
Posted By Hank.SD
One year ago i paid 10K for a 2011 with a few...

One year ago i paid 10K for a 2011 with a few farkles and was happy with the deal. It had 6400 miles and was in great shape.
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 988,402
Posted By Hank.SD
I could make a few up if there is some interest.....

I could make a few up if there is some interest.. I'll figure out what they'd cost.



Sent from my Pocket Altair 8800
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5,018
Views: 491,308
Posted By Hank.SD
Used one month... LOL. Did grandma get dumped in...

Used one month... LOL. Did grandma get dumped in the yard?





Cremation Urn Vault - $100 (Milbank, SD)

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Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 988,402
Posted By Hank.SD
I made this spool up for balancing the rear...

I made this spool up for balancing the rear wheel. What's everyone else doing?

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa178/jasonh_010/Tigers/IMG_20140417_142741_704.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 988,402
Posted By Hank.SD
Sounds like the mechanic made a mistake? ...

Sounds like the mechanic made a mistake?

Sent from my Pocket Altair 8800
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 988,402
Posted By Hank.SD
Yeah I have a wheel stand and indicator. Right...

Yeah I have a wheel stand and indicator. Right now I've got total run out to about .5 mm and with some more work can get it better.

I was mostly just wondering what the service limit is.
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 988,402
Posted By Hank.SD
Spoked wheel run out?

Can anyone with a TEX service manual tell me the permissible run-out for the spoked wheels?

I have an 800 XC service manual but not one for the 1200 yet. 1mm axial and radial is the spec...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19,875
Views: 2,306,972
Posted By Hank.SD
Why not just try the evo1 map to find out... ...

Why not just try the evo1 map to find out... Its free after all and super easy to do... Just gotta get a cable which is a good thing to have anyway. My 08 runs like a scalded cat with the evo1...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,084
Posted By Hank.SD
I put 7000 miles on my 1200xc and 3000 miles on...

I put 7000 miles on my 1200xc and 3000 miles on my wife's 800xc last summer. I love them both and if I were starting over and could only have one it would be a tough choice. If the 800 had...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19,875
Views: 2,306,972
Posted By Hank.SD
Thanks guys. 690 has a 3.5" rim?

Thanks guys. 690 has a 3.5" rim?
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 19,875
Views: 2,306,972
Posted By Hank.SD
Mitas E-07

Can anyone tell me what width Mitas E-07 I should order for the rear?
Seems like a read a post a while back that said 140 is too wide?
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19,875
Views: 2,306,972
Posted By Hank.SD
Do you have a 130 or 140 width? I'm liking the...

Do you have a 130 or 140 width? I'm liking the look of that tire.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19,875
Views: 2,306,972
Posted By Hank.SD
You can see it here on my shiny new Oberon unit. ...

You can see it here on my shiny new Oberon unit.

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa178/jasonh_010/KTM/1396657469588.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19,875
Views: 2,306,972
Posted By Hank.SD
Got some decent miles on my 08 today. First run...

Got some decent miles on my 08 today. First run after the addition of a Q4, Evo airbox cover and Evo1 map. I think the smiles per miles ratio might be the highest I've experienced in 30 years of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,680
Posted By Hank.SD
08 gearbox ratios are the same as other years? ...

08 gearbox ratios are the same as other years?

I bought an 08 last fall. Haven't got to ride it much yet, but I thought it was a blast in the little I did ride it. It was bone stock.

Just...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 25,290
Posted By Hank.SD
The only bike in my stable worthy of Starbucks is...

The only bike in my stable worthy of Starbucks is my JiangDong...

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa178/jasonh_010/jf200/IMG_20130703_185310_632.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 56,559
Posted By Hank.SD
Where is that Ti bird located? That is really...

Where is that Ti bird located? That is really sharp!
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,615
Posted By Hank.SD
LOL.. great post.. thanks for the laugh. Day...

LOL.. great post.. thanks for the laugh. Day in day out injury... :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,615
Posted By Hank.SD
I just pulled this head. 'nother bullet proof...

I just pulled this head. 'nother bullet proof yammer. http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa178/jasonh_010/Misc/IMG_20130904_194600_777.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 1,110,535
Posted By Hank.SD
No, that's perfect thanks. I had a very similar...

No, that's perfect thanks. I had a very similar idea using a 7/8" clamp collar, a short arm and another piece of 7/8" tubing.. A little extra real estate for all the crap we end up with on our...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 1,110,535
Posted By Hank.SD
What kind of a bracket arrangement do you have...

What kind of a bracket arrangement do you have going on for both master cylinders? It looks pretty slick.
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,744
Posted By Hank.SD
Water in the oil will collapse a filter. A...

Water in the oil will collapse a filter. A deformed filter was the first sign of a failing water pump seal when I was riding a KTM 950 (before they finally got the design right)

Sent from my...
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 988,402
Posted By Hank.SD
I have the plain jane 2" Rox risers on my TEX. ...

I have the plain jane 2" Rox risers on my TEX. They work fine. One of the hoses is almost too short, but it works (and makes the bike sit much better).
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