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Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By dentvet
What year? What test did the original stator...

What year? What test did the original stator fail? What's so bad about the wiring Job, is it a full dualsport add on kit with blinkers etc? Aftermarket regulator?

One thing comes to mind in a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,163,564
Posted By dentvet
thanks, it turns out my bike is a 93 model p but...

thanks, it turns out my bike is a 93 model p but the gauges are missing so I'll have to wait to do a speed at rpm test to determine the gearing
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,163,564
Posted By dentvet
Would a 94 250 se be the ordinary gear spread? I...

Would a 94 250 se be the ordinary gear spread? I just picked one up with 14/42 sprockets it feels geared to the moon
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By dentvet
How ironic that the 650 is a lower bike than the...

How ironic that the 650 is a lower bike than the 350...

Kouba lowering links, putting a spacer inside the shock, or finding a shorter shock for the rear.

Spacers inside the forks or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,163,564
Posted By dentvet
slipping is when your bike doesn't move when you...

slipping is when your bike doesn't move when you let out the clutch. Or if the engine revs up without a corresponding increase in mph as you go up a hill.

Dragging is when your bike wants to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4,562
Views: 1,092,172
Posted By dentvet
That setup needs an attachment point up on the...

That setup needs an attachment point up on the swingarm. As it sits it looks like a errant stick or rock could easily deflect the unit in or out, now you have it wadded up into the spokes, tire and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,224
Posted By dentvet
this is a rare circumstance where the collective...

this is a rare circumstance where the collective adv professor has allowed the student to find the correct answer on his own:D

if you have clutch and throttle control, the 300 can be very...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 156,498
Posted By dentvet
any feedback on the ox brake?

any feedback on the ox brake?
Forum: Racing 09-02-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 564,082
Posted By dentvet
from that weblink: Bonds to almost...

from that weblink:

Bonds to almost anything except polyethylene (gas tanks are not made of polyethylene). Bonds to wood, plastic, rubber, concrete, metals.

Uh oh, I'm pretty sure gas...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,224
Posted By dentvet
Kdx will have better suspension than the crf,...

Kdx will have better suspension than the crf, mostly because it has more travel to deal with.. the kdx was almost unchanged from 1996 apart from a 220 being offered in the same chassis.




The...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-28-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,952
Posted By dentvet
ok we are getting it narrowed down now. 270...

ok we are getting it narrowed down now. 270 pounds for your klx is respectable. if we add 15 pounds for a starter on top of the 220 pound xr200/crf hybrid shown previously we are at 235 pounds for...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-28-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 40,592
Posted By dentvet
I don't know for sure but it looks like the...

I don't know for sure but it looks like the adapter is a micro USB.

Do some waterproof phones have a magnetic connector like a surface tablet or something else altogether, like a cradle that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,224
Posted By dentvet
Of course its the suspension. Better suspension...

Of course its the suspension. Better suspension is more forgiving and less tiring. Can't have too much 'suspension'

This isn't to say that you have correct technique and skills. Slow down and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4,472
Views: 744,297
Posted By dentvet
If anybody wants to try the dr650 tank upgrade,...

If anybody wants to try the dr650 tank upgrade, 25 bucks plus shipping-

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr10/dentvet/DSC01319_zps318199bd.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-26-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,952
Posted By dentvet
How could I forget? Old husabergs have electric...

How could I forget? Old husabergs have electric and left side kick.

This is the build forum so changing the swingarm and brake around to accommodate right hand drive should be part of the fun....
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,163,564
Posted By dentvet
wow, you slabbed out to brektrek and rode carnage...

wow, you slabbed out to brektrek and rode carnage canyon with luggage!!! Way to go. Let us know how a dr compares to a wr, power and suspension wise.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-23-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 40,592
Posted By dentvet
I resisted the Garmin temptation and upgraded to...

I resisted the Garmin temptation and upgraded to an s5 active instead. It looks like its going to work well.

My focus is to be able to map new trails off road. As a cheapskate, I'm...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-23-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,952
Posted By dentvet
Left kick motors: Old huskies, old ktms,...

Left kick motors:

Old huskies, old ktms, old cr

Beta trials two stroke

Rotax two stroke came in atk lq dirtbikes, scorpa and aprilia trials and street bikes

I think the rotax...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-21-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,580
Posted By dentvet
minimal differences, if any I will guess....

minimal differences, if any I will guess. Carburetor, compression ratio?Maybe the ttr doesn't have a neutral indicator?

Cr480 is a left side kicker:deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,629
Posted By dentvet
I guess that despite all the lucrative government...

I guess that despite all the lucrative government jobs and spinoff money associated with being in proximity to dc, nobody has funny money for motorcycle habits.

Here's a dianese back armor in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,895
Posted By dentvet
how much engineering or money would it have taken...

how much engineering or money would it have taken to put a starter on the brp or a wr tranny into the drz?

two colossal examples of stubborn paralysis

why haven't some Japanese motoheads...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,163,564
Posted By dentvet
I've seen one in my garage:D ...

I've seen one in my garage:D

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=706206&page=3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,629
Posted By dentvet
Somebody mentioned dr350 so I'll join in. 99...

Somebody mentioned dr350 so I'll join in.

99 SE with 2500 miles, runs like a sewing machine! $2300
http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr10/dentvet/DSC01313_zps8577f293.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,629
Posted By dentvet
Pretty good deal on the husaberg!

Pretty good deal on the husaberg!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-07-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,629
Posted By dentvet
91 tw200

950 dollars. Runs great and everything works but I have removed the blinkers. Set up for farm use but easy to get it plated if you need to. A little rough cosmetically:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-07-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,629
Posted By dentvet
thread revival

I have a new Shinko 244 rear tire. 5.10 x 17. 55 bucks, you can use my tools to install if you want:dealhttp://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr10/dentvet/DSC01314_zps41ff86ef.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-07-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 39,651
Posted By dentvet
I was there from 84 to 92, probably kicked tires...

I was there from 84 to 92, probably kicked tires at the same shops. I guess I was a squid back then though, buying wrecked sportbikes for fun and profit.

Learning from these great posts so...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-04-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,916
Posted By dentvet
A couple quick thoughts: You need a...

A couple quick thoughts:

You need a second span from the steering head to the swinger pivot somehow. The crf frame is going to want to bend in half, otherwise. Look at the 900rr frame rails to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,496
Posted By dentvet
Long grass is evil, glad you survived. Have you...

Long grass is evil, glad you survived. Have you tried the lc4 shock yet. I compared an exec shock and got as far as the bottom Heim attachment. The ktm had a bigger bolt and the reservoir wouldn't...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-02-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,221
Posted By dentvet
Seems like FZRs show up for next to free...

Seems like FZRs show up for next to free occasionally, more soul than a Kat probably.

Id love to find a cheap Hawk GT and I like the original VFR bikes, too.

Gs500 is always a safe bet
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,163,564
Posted By dentvet
all the old lc4 threads show that bst carbs eat...

all the old lc4 threads show that bst carbs eat their needles too. maybe put a bst needle in your tm carb, or assemble the clip on the needle with some grease, or superglue so there is no chafing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5,921
Views: 278,610
Posted By dentvet
you could ride out or bring the wheels. I have a...

you could ride out or bring the wheels. I have a nice lift and a truing stand. I'm north of marshall
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5,921
Views: 278,610
Posted By dentvet
I can help you out with your wheels. Are they...

I can help you out with your wheels. Are they still on the bike?
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By dentvet
I have a tw and a dr you can try out if you want....

I have a tw and a dr you can try out if you want.

Ttr230, crf230 or xr200 can all be ridden in earnest by a skilled rider. Plan to get a plate for it, too.

Forpwc is an off road club you could...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-25-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5,921
Views: 278,610
Posted By dentvet
Hello folks, I need a Speedo drive plate for a...

Hello folks, I need a Speedo drive plate for a klr hub. Anybody have one sitting around?:evil

http://www.partzilla.com/parts/detail/kawasaki/KP-41064-1051.html
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By dentvet
NOVA hooky rides

Lots of federal workers etc around here. Maybe the 'sequester' (sic) has provided you with time to kill. Or maybe you feel 'sick'.

Post up if you can ride during the week. All of the good...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10,259
Views: 468,690
Posted By dentvet
I'm trying to be 'open minded' by sampling many...

I'm trying to be 'open minded' by sampling many of the bikes with loyal fan support. The current test bike is the vaunted 99 dr350se. It has a lot going for it but like others I have tried it has no...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,163,564
Posted By dentvet
I bought a new crab. The spigots don't match. The...

I bought a new crab. The spigots don't match. The front is close but the rear takes an inch of 2 inch PVC as a spacer. I used the same cables and they work fine. I guess I better check if I'm getting...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 230,660
Posted By dentvet
I'm running a 606 at 5 psi with tubeliss and its...

I'm running a 606 at 5 psi with tubeliss and its hooking up great. I thought this would be slightly more versatile than Dunlop trials back there but it looks like I should give the real trials tire a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-22-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5,921
Views: 278,610
Posted By dentvet
married with no moto ceiling:1drink ...

married with no moto ceiling:1drink

boyfriend/girlfriend should have no vote in such matters
:gerg
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