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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 04:25 PM
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Posted By woofer2609
+1. I love that about Volvos. I've never figured...

+1. I love that about Volvos. I've never figured out why cars don't have all lights that turn on and off with the ignition. I mean motorcycles do, so why not cars? Daytime running lights, which are...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 46,427
Views: 9,325,346
Posted By woofer2609
You are correct, I am wrong, my bad! The OEM...

You are correct, I am wrong, my bad! The OEM seals are Japanese made NOK seals. (Sometimes labelled Pro-X)
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 46,427
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Posted By woofer2609
Really only a few things about this bike Yamaha...

Really only a few things about this bike Yamaha didn't seem to get perfect:
-Chain wear on the slider is a bit more than most bikes
-Fork seals, for whatever reason, seem to like to leak. I know,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
Tom, I'm pullin' yer leg!:rofl Nerdy is a...

Tom, I'm pullin' yer leg!:rofl Nerdy is a compliment.
Carabiners are a tool in themselves, the wrench fits nicely in my back pocket and the 'biner makes sure it stays there. (yes, I have stronger,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
I thought I was the only person nerdy enough to...

I thought I was the only person nerdy enough to carry a 4" Crescent wrench:D

http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m505/woofer2609/Mobile%20Uploads/20141223_150106.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
Valve stem removers are a great idea. Put one on...

Valve stem removers are a great idea. Put one on each tube. I was dirtriding last summer and when it came to ride the 250km's home, I decided to stop at a gas station and put some air in the tires. I...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,323
Posted By woofer2609
Seems like you've done some good research. I...

Seems like you've done some good research. I think you'll find that eventually you get a pretty good "system" going. Some things you thought might work, won't, and vise versa. Everything can be sold...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,323
Posted By woofer2609
Totally agree with wanting to try things on...

Totally agree with wanting to try things on first, next gear I buy I'll try these guys, looks like a good place and only 20 minutes from here.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,323
Posted By woofer2609
Get gloves with gauntlets to protect you even...

Get gloves with gauntlets to protect you even better, or something that won't slip off in an "off". I live 2 hours north of you and am familiar with the mass amount of rain (easier to ride in than...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
Air it down to 9 or 10 psi, it'll tractor.

Air it down to 9 or 10 psi, it'll tractor.
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 46,427
Views: 9,325,346
Posted By woofer2609
I'm telling you, someone needs to come out with a...

I'm telling you, someone needs to come out with a severe weather "Snowflake" approved tire for Quebec.
Battery tenders are essential to battery life to avoid sulphation of the plates. An...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
Before I get flamed for complaining about 6...

Before I get flamed for complaining about 6 degree Celsius weather I'll mention that it was 8 degrees below last week yet somehow far more comfortable to work outside, probably bc it was dry.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
Hah! I just stopped for $2 slice pizza on the way...

Hah! I just stopped for $2 slice pizza on the way back from my shipper/receiver and decided to check ADV. Yup, kit all there as promised. I'll be waiting a few days/weeks to install unless I move the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
Congrats! I believe the model years up to and...

Congrats! I believe the model years up to and including 2000 have a different battery than later models, something like the ytz7g, so be aware of that.
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
+1 for the overmitts. I' m still happy down to...

+1 for the overmitts. I' m still happy down to 0. I think the wind is what chills one out the most, not the temperature. I haven't needed to install the under grip heaters I got at the same time....
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 46,427
Views: 9,325,346
Posted By woofer2609
Well, now that you've mentioned it you're doomed!...

Well, now that you've mentioned it you're doomed! Depending on cost, I'd say you got your $'s worth and replace them. Zap Strap the old ones to the subframe if you want insurance.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
MMMMMMM, Nice lookin bike. Knowing me, I'd pierce...

MMMMMMM, Nice lookin bike. Knowing me, I'd pierce myself with the piece of hot metal rod.
It's the header that does the burning, by the time it gets to the pipe, the metal isn't too hot (especially...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
Same part of my brain that swears "I'll never...

Same part of my brain that swears "I'll never drink again!":dutch
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
Correct me if I'm wrong (frequently I am), but I...

Correct me if I'm wrong (frequently I am), but I thought the header back to the exhaust was stainless. I'm tired of burning my pants and myself as well, so I've thought about the tape too.

Then I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
Well, something arrived at my mailbox just over...

Well, something arrived at my mailbox just over the border, only took 5 days to deliver, so that's a good sign. Now I just need to go and pick it up.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-23-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 60,234
Posted By woofer2609
xt225 ...

xt225
http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m505/woofer2609/XT225/jump.jpg (http://s1129.photobucket.com/user/woofer2609/media/XT225/jump.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 46,427
Views: 9,325,346
Posted By woofer2609
Not a dumb question. 15W isn't overly "thick",...

Not a dumb question.
15W isn't overly "thick", (although 15W non-syn will have a much slower pour rate than 15w synthetic at low temps {below 32 F}) As others have said, it's probably a combination...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
Thanks guys! No word on it shipping out yet. Not...

Thanks guys! No word on it shipping out yet. Not that im in any rush...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 46,427
Views: 9,325,346
Posted By woofer2609
The crf230 and your current wr250 are very...

The crf230 and your current wr250 are very different engines, it's not just the efi vs. carb. Some things you'll notice:
Crf has sohc vs dohc for better low end torque characteristics
crf has...
Forum: Americas 11-18-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By woofer2609
Washington and Oregon are going to start to have...

Washington and Oregon are going to start to have a lot of snow in the passes, the coast will soon be very wet and cold. I'd stay a little inland and south.
Utah is pretty cool, lots of places to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 46,427
Views: 9,325,346
Posted By woofer2609
It's pretty thick plastic. Yeah, it might work,...

It's pretty thick plastic. Yeah, it might work, but seems like a lot of risk for a 7.5% reward. The wings may not fit properly afterwards as well, depending on where the bulge develops. Keep us...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
I hope so! I'll keep you guys updated as to...

I hope so! I'll keep you guys updated as to wether I get a rock in a cardboard box, or the actual product.
That seemed to be the going price for this part for quite a few years. (I've been looking...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
So Stoked! Just ordered one from address...

So Stoked!

Just ordered one from address below (Had to search, they're getting scarce!)

http://cheapyamahaparts.com/3RW-W0795-00-00

Guess I better brush up on my Japanese (look at the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
Pretty much the only thing adjustable. It may not...

Pretty much the only thing adjustable. It may not have even been touched. Your idle speed is adjustable as well, and I think your choke and throttle slack. But these don't need to be touched to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
I'm feeling your frustration! Dang! Honestly, you...

I'm feeling your frustration! Dang! Honestly, you can dump as much Seafoam or anything else in your tank, but if one *tiny* piece of sand is caught in a jet or orifice, or the float is stuck, it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
I'm not sure if it has been mentioned in this...

I'm not sure if it has been mentioned in this thread or another one similar, but have you removed the carb and inspected and cleaned it? The jets are tiny, and the smallest piece of crud could block...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 46,427
Views: 9,325,346
Posted By woofer2609
Ok folks, I am in the midst of swapping out my...

Ok folks, I am in the midst of swapping out my stock tank for a new IMS 3.1 gallon tank, due to arrive in the next day or so. I've removed the stock tank and fuel pump in preparation, and I have a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 46,427
Views: 9,325,346
Posted By woofer2609
+1 on the Zeta handguards, they are a very high...

+1 on the Zeta handguards, they are a very high quality product.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,666
Posted By woofer2609
Oh Yeah!:bert

Oh Yeah!:bert
Forum: Face plant 11-16-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,863
Posted By woofer2609
Good news and good thing no oncoming traffic! ...

Good news and good thing no oncoming traffic!
Photos, please!
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
Mine will die if I give it throttle upon initial...

Mine will die if I give it throttle upon initial start up, until it has run for about a minute on full choke. Is this the problem you are having or does it die even after a warm up period?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,392
Posted By woofer2609
Custom moulded earplugs are the way to go for...

Custom moulded earplugs are the way to go for riding. I can hear more with them in while at speed. I wear both plugs on the road, and one on the trails so I can hear the bike. One of the best...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
How right you are! I skipped part of that. Bad...

How right you are! I skipped part of that. Bad thing for someone who rides M/C's to do; skip a detail.
I still like to mention the insulated pliers thing though, as when working with HEI (not on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
Not trying to be a perfectionist GI_JO, but just...

Not trying to be a perfectionist GI_JO, but just to clarify, put the plug back in the spark plug boot after removing it and hold the tip of the plug electrode against one of the engine fins; you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,740,488
Posted By woofer2609
I bought some Zeta Brand handguards. Not cheap,...

I bought some Zeta Brand handguards. Not cheap, but damn they're good quality. I have some Moose brand ones on my other bike, They're nice...but not as nice as the Zetas. Both have held up to...
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