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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-18-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 37,128
Posted By Navaho
Can a converted dirt bike (offroad to...

Can a converted dirt bike (offroad to street-legal) purchased in another state be registered in LA as the same?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-18-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 109,138
Posted By Navaho
How serious of a trail rider are you? Are you...

How serious of a trail rider are you? Are you more interested in trails or gravel roads?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By Navaho
I checked them with the brand new Mitutoyo...

I checked them with the brand new Mitutoyo calipers and looked for uneven wear and could not detect any. Proper way to do it is with a dial indicator :

http://youtu.be/npVdRwnI2sI

Going to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By Navaho
Good advice. I bent all the feelers to about a...

Good advice. I bent all the feelers to about a 60 degrees. Checked TDC position twice, locked the crank, and measured several times. Same results both times. I use a "go", "no-go" approach. If a...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By Navaho
Exhaust valves loose !

Bought the bike with 12K miles. Now have 19k. Two front exhaust valves are too loose, .35mm and .38mm. I wasn't expecting that but I guess it is possible that the previous owner did something...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9,783
Views: 1,485,298
Posted By Navaho
Exhaust Valves Loose

Bought an '06 950SM a couple of years ago. Previous owner said valves were in spec. Now I have 20k miles. Checked valves - 6 of 8 are within spec. The two exhaust valves on the front cylinder are...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Navaho
Concerned about the valves for now. I have it...

Concerned about the valves for now. I have it torn down. I have found a few threads where the exhausts were loose. Opposite of what you would expect. This guy found his exhaust valves loose and just...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Navaho
KTM 950SM Exhaust valves loose

Bought an '06 950SM a couple of years ago. Previous owner said valves were in spec. Now I have 20k miles and all valves checked out within spec except the two exhaust valves on the front cylinder...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,013
Posted By Navaho
The only difference between the two is the rear...

The only difference between the two is the rear shock, right? The KTM has no linkage, the Husky does. Clicker settings, oil height, springs all make a huge difference too. Was your buddy's KTM...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-30-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Navaho
I recognize a lot of the areas you photographed. ...

I recognize a lot of the areas you photographed. Enjoyed looking at them. I've been dual sporting that area for 10 years. A KLR650, DR650 or BMW F800 would be ideal for what you are doing.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-27-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Navaho
I ride Fort Polk and Claiborne a lot. Get a...

I ride Fort Polk and Claiborne a lot. Get a small bike and trailer it there. You'll have a lot more fun and reduce damage to yourself and your bike.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 37,128
Posted By Navaho
Neither. That was a neck sprain. Cured after 3...

Neither. That was a neck sprain. Cured after 3 months on Mobic. I am feeling old. :cry Rotator cuff injury in November. Just now getting over that now I'm dealing with tennis elbow. Three different...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-02-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 37,128
Posted By Navaho
Jim, Thinking about end of April trip. ...

Jim,

Thinking about end of April trip. Waiting for tennis elbow to heal.:cry Send me a PM on when you are available in April (trail or dual sport) Probably will not make the WUDI ride. Need...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 37,128
Posted By Navaho
[QUOTE=EnduroRdr;23796895]Forget that plan - just...

[QUOTE=EnduroRdr;23796895]Forget that plan - just got an email from SERA - the enduro is being canceled - too much rain up that way this week.

I loathe this PC world we live in now. - Man I miss...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-26-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 109,138
Posted By Navaho
Good quad trail East of Moc. Gap. If river is...

Good quad trail East of Moc. Gap. If river is crossable, a lot more on the other side. Go to North end of Mac's Pines property on 7 and turn East on quad trail.

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6,209
Views: 1,200,354
Posted By Navaho
Trail Tech Endurance II

Will the Trail Tech Endurance II speedometer work on a 2007 EXC? Can't find a model that shows that it is compatible with the 2007.
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Navaho
:huh Ugliest bike I've ever seen.

:huh Ugliest bike I've ever seen.
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 21,247
Posted By Navaho
Weight drop came from: FMF muffler Shorai...

Weight drop came from:
FMF muffler
Shorai battery
Pirelli tires
Removal of lights, speedo cable and computer, air box snorkel.

10.5 lb savings. Put 7 lbs back on with handguards, radiator...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 21,247
Posted By Navaho
2013 WR: I've got the FMF muffler, ECU...

2013 WR:
I've got the FMF muffler, ECU programmed with the motocross map, reset the CO level to 7 with Yamaha FI Tool, Shorai battery, Pirelli XCMS tires (Dunlops are horrible), Moose skid plate...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,656
Posted By Navaho
Sounds like a fuel issue. Clean your carb,...

Sounds like a fuel issue. Clean your carb, especially the pilot circuit. Not just the jet but also the port above the jet. Verify that it is clear with a shot of carb cleaner. Check everything in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 96,124
Views: 18,124,641
Posted By Navaho
February issue of Dirt Bike magazine has an...

February issue of Dirt Bike magazine has an article on a tricked out DR650. It's bored to 790 and loaded. Wish it were mine. I miss the ole DR sometimes.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-07-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,093
Posted By Navaho
Nothing interesting right there in Shreveport but...

Nothing interesting right there in Shreveport but plenty of riding within 2 hrs drive in all directions and as mentioned, some of the best dual sport opportunities close by in AR. You can be in...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,819
Posted By Navaho
Installed Vibranators in my Yamaha dirtbike last...

Installed Vibranators in my Yamaha dirtbike last weekend. Prior to the install, my hands got tingly on every ride which resulted in arm pump. Vibranators eliminated the problem!!:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-15-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 57,036
Posted By Navaho
2006 WR450F in Louisiana

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=942938&highlight=wr450f

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c57/navaho5800/2006%20WR450F%20AD/2006wr450f036.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-02-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 637,151
Posted By Navaho
Bohawk, that ride report has me craving for some...

Bohawk, that ride report has me craving for some AR dual sporting. Thanks for all the pics!! That is an awesome-looking route. I want to come up and ride in the Spring.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-29-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 637,151
Posted By Navaho
Rode the Mill Creek trails last w/e, quad trail...

Rode the Mill Creek trails last w/e, quad trail and singletrack. Could not have found the good stuff without someone leading us to it. Some of it was rutted pretty bad from the last enduro but most...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-17-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 637,151
Posted By Navaho
DR650's rule :super

DR650's rule :super
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-27-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 637,151
Posted By Navaho
In the woods, they are mainly a safety device. ...

In the woods, they are mainly a safety device. You smack a tree, log or stump at speed and you realize their value, especially on a quick-turning bike (KTM).
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-27-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 637,151
Posted By Navaho
With the EXP 2.0 or Core EXP 2.0 you can revert...

With the EXP 2.0 or Core EXP 2.0 you can revert to manual in a few minutes with a cable operated clutch. Juice clutch is a little more involved. Don't know about the Z-start model.

Because of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-26-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 637,151
Posted By Navaho
The guys at Rekluse have a great customer service...

The guys at Rekluse have a great customer service dept. Give them a call and tell them what kind of riding you do. They have a 30-day demo guarantee. If you don't like it, you can send it back for...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-26-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 637,151
Posted By Navaho
I just put the Rekluse EXP 2.0 in my WR450. It...

I just put the Rekluse EXP 2.0 in my WR450. It was a quick and easy install. I'm totally amazed by it, and I regret not getting one sooner! Everything I had heard about them is accurate. You'll pick...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-23-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 637,151
Posted By Navaho
Nice Canebrake rattler! They are very common up...

Nice Canebrake rattler! They are very common up there. Saw a 5-footer near Mena a few years ago. Somewhat docile for such a nasty critter.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-23-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 637,151
Posted By Navaho
Thanks. I'll give it try from West to East next...

Thanks. I'll give it try from West to East next time. GPS map was off. I backtracked to where my route diverged from 1821 on the gps, and there was nothing going West. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-22-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 637,151
Posted By Navaho
Would like to know how to connect 1842 from Treat...

Would like to know how to connect 1842 from Treat to CR5911 if possible! Gave up on it last year from the East because I was running out of daylight. Not much of a trail at this point.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-13-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 37,128
Posted By Navaho
What kind of bike are you looking for? ...

What kind of bike are you looking for?

Watching that video makes me want to go. The roads up there are unbelievable! Went about 4 years ago and had a blast on a DR650.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-08-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 37,128
Posted By Navaho
Blake, I know just what you need ...

Blake,

I know just what you need


http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c57/navaho5800/Arkansas/photo4.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-08-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 637,151
Posted By Navaho
Stopped by there a couple of weekends ago. ...

Stopped by there a couple of weekends ago. Definitely the best food in AR I've ever had. Probably in the top 5 buffets I've ever had anywhere. And this was on a Sunday in AR......with a live band...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-29-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By Navaho
If you like mostly dirt roads, then a KLR or DR....

If you like mostly dirt roads, then a KLR or DR. Not much dirt around Laf. But you have some great offroading about an hour away in Kisatchie NF
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-23-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 637,151
Posted By Navaho
:clap Trails even in the most remote areas. ...

:clap Trails even in the most remote areas. Thanks for all the ride reports and videos! It's the ones like this that keep me coming back year after year.
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,029
Posted By Navaho
I've put these to the test many times on my...

I've put these to the test many times on my 450EXC, and they are amazingly tuff. They have paid for themselves many times over. Extremely bright and noticeable too. Excellent design! Very satisfied....
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