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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
I just did a Ricochet I think it is from Rocky...

I just did a Ricochet I think it is from Rocky Mtn, and it's served me really well.

https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1153/24440/Ricochet-Offroad-Skid-Plate?term=ktm%20skid%20plate%202005%20exc
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,037
Posted By longtallsally
Whammo STILL sucks!

Whammo STILL sucks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,428
Posted By longtallsally
:becca Stop reminding me that I actually need to...

:becca Stop reminding me that I actually need to upgrade the lights on the 450!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 981,827
Posted By longtallsally
<iframe width="420" height="315"...

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/LLohOqPbW8Q" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Best motorcycle ad ever.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,428
Posted By longtallsally
OK, don't hate me, but I actually think that...

OK, don't hate me, but I actually think that would be kinda fun. :hide
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 22,784
Posted By longtallsally
Oh no. I'm speechless. This just ruined my day.

Oh no. I'm speechless. This just ruined my day.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,428
Posted By longtallsally
Late as usual am I. I'll go in and reserve a...

Late as usual am I. I'll go in and reserve a spot and post back. The food spread from last year was to die for, so add me to that rough count as well.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,917
Posted By longtallsally
Hey I didn't crash once at DV this weekend. I...

Hey I didn't crash once at DV this weekend. I guess I shouldn't ride with noobs... :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-11-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,334
Posted By longtallsally
All good points to my rant. But therein lies my...

All good points to my rant. But therein lies my frustration: I did buy a house and "fixing it up" takes time and money. I work for a software company, which means I work a lot. I have a 2 year...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,334
Posted By longtallsally
How about this for anger: fuck this state. It's...

How about this for anger: fuck this state. It's so messed up with psycho entitled liberal BS morons that I just give up. It's such an amazing place, yet these anal dwelling butt monkeys continue...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
Ah dude, seriously? You OK?

Ah dude, seriously? You OK?
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 981,827
Posted By longtallsally
That picture ROCKS! :thumb

That picture ROCKS! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
Yep, understood and agreed. A bit of a side...

Yep, understood and agreed.

A bit of a side note: One downside of the computer fans is that the wire is like 100 gauge (I mean it is THIN). I trimmed the wire up as close as I could to the fan...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
I put a 10a fuse in, but I'm usually pretty bad...

I put a 10a fuse in, but I'm usually pretty bad and put higher than needed in there. A short is a short and in my experience will still fry the fuse before a wire starts to bake and cause a fire...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
Thanks, guys. I think the only change I can...

Thanks, guys. I think the only change I can think of is 2, 90mm x 25mm fans as that would allow me to have twice the cooling (albeit lower CFM, and higher current draw) in the upper and lower areas...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
So I finally was able to get the fan kit...

So I finally was able to get the fan kit together:

http://longtallsallygs.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Misc/i-8xm7hrf/0/XL/IMG_8507-XL.jpg

This is the fan I used:
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-25-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By longtallsally
Cool report guys! Paul, is this the one you...

Cool report guys! Paul, is this the one you Emailed me about but never responded? grrrrrrr...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-21-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,480
Posted By longtallsally
I think the early part was definitely Sonora...

I think the early part was definitely Sonora heading west just after the summit, but I'm with you on some of the remainder as I couldn't place it.

But definitely a cool song to go with a cool ride.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,917
Posted By longtallsally
If it makes you guys feel better, I jumped the...

If it makes you guys feel better, I jumped the bike a bunch of times this morning and not one crash. :deal :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,994,199
Posted By longtallsally
Someone's been pilfering from my smugmug...

Someone's been pilfering from my smugmug account... :lol3

To be clear, this is how that little climb ended up...
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,480
Posted By longtallsally
You guys suck. I hope you all get drunk and just...

You guys suck. I hope you all get drunk and just yell at each other in camp. Oh wait... :hide
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
Yeah that sounds about right. The replies I got...

Yeah that sounds about right. The replies I got a while back said there might be a needle that is stuck. I traced it down to which hose it was coming out of a while back but never took the time to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
I've got the stock tank (too small), the 6.6...

I've got the stock tank (too small), the 6.6 Acerbis (too big for anything but DV loops), and the IMS. I think I'm pretty set on tanks as I have one for every occasion. I'd like to retain that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
On the subject of fans, everything I've read says...

On the subject of fans, everything I've read says you need to do 92x25mm if you are going the computer fan route (I have the IMS tank as answered a few posts back, so I can't do the KTM one...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,480
Posted By longtallsally
I'm failtastic and have to bail. We've got a lot...

I'm failtastic and have to bail. We've got a lot going on at home, and the boss needs some help. I was going to try to make it solo, but there is just too much to do with the windows about to be...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By longtallsally
Cool (literally :lol3 ), thanks! I guess I...

Cool (literally :lol3 ), thanks! I guess I should have known that if I thought it through a bit more.



+1 Almost made me think I knew what I was doing... If you wanna get real rowdy, get the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By longtallsally
Both Carnegie and Frank Reines are kinda nuts on...

Both Carnegie and Frank Reines are kinda nuts on the hill climbs. I've done some pretty silly stuff on the GS at both places, but I was younger and stronger then (and had fewer responsibilities).
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
I guess I thought that initially it would be DC,...

I guess I thought that initially it would be DC, but I thought a computer fan would run on AC? And aren't the lights running on AC from the factory?

I've wired DC electric fans before with a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
Yeah I've read about that. He did it on the...

Yeah I've read about that. He did it on the right side (the one without the cap), correct?

Follow on dumb question: I've not floated the ground or done a rewound stator yet (house renovations...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
Stupid Sally question of the day: which tank is...

Stupid Sally question of the day: which tank is this, the Clark, or IMS?

http://longtallsallygs.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Misc/i-9G2N2DF/0/XL/IMG_8506-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By longtallsally
Carnegie is a bit much. I was just there today...

Carnegie is a bit much. I was just there today and due to the drought, traction is iffy at best on any sort of incline/descent. Now I'm really not very good in the dirt, and way out of practice...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,480
Posted By longtallsally
Ssssshhhhhhh... Don't let anyone know... So...

Ssssshhhhhhh... Don't let anyone know...

So should I put the 'tard wheels on or leave it dirt style?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,480
Posted By longtallsally
I would rock with you, but most likely I'll be...

I would rock with you, but most likely I'll be with the Jeep and either the camper and family, or the little bike on the hitch carrier. I just don't think I can get the maintenance done to the pig...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,917
Posted By longtallsally
You going to Panamint Springs? That's where I'll...

You going to Panamint Springs? That's where I'll be out of. I'm taking the little bike- again- as to be honest, I don't feel like manhandling the pig. Yes, I am a pansy.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-03-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,917
Posted By longtallsally
Bummer, I'll be in Death Valley practicing how to...

Bummer, I'll be in Death Valley practicing how to land correctly that weekend. If that changes, I'll rock.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
:bow Oh yeah, and thanks to everyone for all...

:bow

Oh yeah, and thanks to everyone for all the help lately. The latest dumb question I asked about putting on the new chain slider was REALLY dumb- took me less than 5 minutes to pull the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-29-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,480
Posted By longtallsally
Yeah, Gimpy has a point. The 450 I've got I love...

Yeah, Gimpy has a point. The 450 I've got I love and it's got plenty of juice to get down the highway at speed. However, maintenance intervals are short, and it's a race bred motor, so I wouldn't...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
So blue and not red? And yeah I've got that...

So blue and not red? And yeah I've got that washer already on there, so hopefully this will be easy peasy.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 1,311,959
Posted By longtallsally
Eh I always get spooked in removing fully...

Eh I always get spooked in removing fully functional parts (sprocket and chain in this instance). Yes, I am strange about this. But since the torque spec looks to be 45 lb/ft, it shouldn't be a big...
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