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Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 841
Posted By dirty_sanchez
I like the Platypus 2 liter containers. They...

I like the Platypus 2 liter containers. They hold a bit more than 2 liters, stand up when full thanks to a pleated bottom, roll up to the size of a hot dog when empty, flexible so they fit most...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-24-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 166,673
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Whew! Talk about:lol3:clap Dirty

Whew! Talk about:lol3:clap

Dirty
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
I'm running the Gatos Bros Scotts mount, and it's...

I'm running the Gatos Bros Scotts mount, and it's sturdy.

I think it raises up the bars 1.5 to 2"

Dirty
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 741,259
Posted By dirty_sanchez
I'm with you on this one Sprouty. It would be...

I'm with you on this one Sprouty. It would be easy enough to do exactly what you describe-hell whoever makes a set for himself, make another dozen sets and fertilize the 690 community for a nominal...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
The Scotts dampener was the final piece of the...

The Scotts dampener was the final piece of the puzzle for ending headshake and nervousness on my bike.

As I've said, steady as she goes now above the ton on dirt, gravel and tar.

Dirty
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 741,259
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Looking at that setup from the industrial...

Looking at that setup from the industrial reliability point of view from a now EX-Loctite guy, here's my take.

Starting from the left side of the image-as a clamp load is introduced by that small...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
All of those comments were related to my '12 690....

All of those comments were related to my '12 690.

I'd nut up on those payments and get the trusty steed paid off as soon as comfortable.

Ride it, enjoy it, ask questions to the Brethren of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Nut up and start saving your fun tokens. Think...

Nut up and start saving your fun tokens. Think of a dampener as a safety item and a fatigue fighting tool.

Rocky, rooty where front end deflections are troublesome and high speeds are where...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 1,108,124
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Or sockets or wrenches threaded through a foot...

Or sockets or wrenches threaded through a foot length of safety wire and twisted a few times to secure the tools.

Dirty
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 741,259
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Alright guys- I've decided to do my best to fix...

Alright guys- I've decided to do my best to fix that broken SWMotech rack. Again, it's not the racks fault-it's MY fault it broke because I overloaded it even though I read the directions.

By...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 741,259
Posted By dirty_sanchez
I'll probably do the sleeve/weld it back route...

I'll probably do the sleeve/weld it back route and save a buck-twenty.

-Just don't want to be 40 miles from nowhere having to backtrack to find a spendy fuel container.

This past Friday on the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 741,259
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Team- Thought I'd share what happens after...

Team-

Thought I'd share what happens after roughly 5k miles most of which were running the 1.75 gal Rotopax on the SWMotech rear rack.

Please-I'm not blaming the rack failure on SWMotech. I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Hey FongMan-I just read that signature of yours...

Hey FongMan-I just read that signature of yours and came close to ruining a perfectly good keyboard:clap:lol3:freaky

Coloring Books for Christmas-eh?

Dirty
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Yeah, what he ^^ said. Those tanks are...

Yeah, what he ^^ said.

Those tanks are either roto or blow molded-likely roto molded given the overall condition of some of the male threads on the fuel fill neck I've seen in photos. Hot or...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
So Lucas-with the TT racks, you can...

So Lucas-with the TT racks, you can mount/strap/fling over the Magadan bags over the bike and forward enough to still have easy access to the rear fuel filler?

Dirty
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
It's post #12314 for rigging up the tripmaster...

It's post #12314 for rigging up the tripmaster switch in this bottomless pit of a thread.

My google-fu be workin' today.

Dirty
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Thumpidump-since it goes up to the speedo it very...

Thumpidump-since it goes up to the speedo it very well may be for a tripmaster switch.

This is a three button switch that allows you to toggle through the various speedo functions and increment or...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,280
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Muffler fluid works better. Wished you'da...

Muffler fluid works better.

Wished you'da axed the collective and saved good suspension lowering fluid for something worthwhile.:freaky

Dirty
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 143,380
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Yep, I broke the 5th metataursal (long bone above...

Yep, I broke the 5th metataursal (long bone above pinky toe) on right foot on a warmup ride to last years Arkansas 500. Broke that 'effer like a chicken bone and took a Ti plate, 7 screws and over 2...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 143,380
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Thanks Man. Loads of irons in the fire. ...

Thanks Man.

Loads of irons in the fire.

I've been wanting to load the bike up and head out for a few days to clear my head but it's been pretty crappy weather down here for most of January it...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 143,380
Posted By dirty_sanchez
It'll work fine. Apply it to the male threads,...

It'll work fine. Apply it to the male threads, at least three threads worth of engagement, all the way around, push the product into the male thread roots so you can see the thread crowns, thread...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-22-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 22,648
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Boarider...shhhh, you're letting our quiet...

Boarider...shhhh, you're letting our quiet twisties, gravel, and tar out of the bag.

You should be fine on the ride.

Post up if you want to ride with a few folks.

Too many obligations for me...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 143,380
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Any anaerobic threadsealant in a white tube would...

Any anaerobic threadsealant in a white tube would be ideal. I wouldn't dare use a red threadlocker. The crush washer really isn't needed but if you already have it-might as well use it.

Dirty
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Well, it's always best to pin it down-good as you...

Well, it's always best to pin it down-good as you can, eh?:freaky

Sorta like your chick telling you she's a little pregnado, or telling her you have a little bit of herpes.

Dirty
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
I wouldn't worry about a thing. I suspect KTM's...

I wouldn't worry about a thing. I suspect KTM's vendors furnish parts with a light corrosion controlling film on all painted and unpainted metal components. You're seeing the burn-off smoke.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 741,259
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Team-I didn't have any issue at all mounting the...

Team-I didn't have any issue at all mounting the SWmoto rack (second one pictured w orange fender) along with the TT racks.

Go down to the local neighborhood hardware store and source a few...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,272
Posted By dirty_sanchez
:clap Dirty

:clap

Dirty
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Thanks for the good word, Oldbear. Dirty

Thanks for the good word, Oldbear.

Dirty
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Team-I'm looking to get into the swingarm grease...

Team-I'm looking to get into the swingarm grease job. I've had the bike since early '13 and still haven't pulled it for a proper greasing. Bad Dad, I know.

I completely removed the front end...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Yep, shipping was stupid fast from half way...

Yep, shipping was stupid fast from half way around the world for me as well.

Love the muff:freaky

Dirty
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-11-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 127,746
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Check your PM. Dirty

Check your PM.

Dirty
Forum: Racing 01-11-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 839,557
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Guys could one of you post up that Bolivian TV...

Guys could one of you post up that Bolivian TV coverage link for us with no google-fu.

Dirty
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21,251
Views: 2,538,030
Posted By dirty_sanchez
I mounted the same Golan filter ACP used and...

I mounted the same Golan filter ACP used and mounted it a few inches before the injector. I cut a 1" length out of the fuel line which was replaced by the Golan which takes up 1".

Field...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,621
Posted By dirty_sanchez
The XChallenge guys run a side saddle siphoning...

The XChallenge guys run a side saddle siphoning tank like ya'll are talking about.

Colebatch runs one of those siphoning tanks on his XChallenge if I'm not mistaken.

Good idea though.

Dirty
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-06-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 22,648
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Like the others have said-pontoons would serve...

Like the others have said-pontoons would serve you better than tires.

Seriously, keep your eyes peeled, we get together for rides just north of Baton Rouge on occasion. Good gravel, good dirt,...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,249
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Yep, a laser pointer from Pet Smart while...

Yep, a laser pointer from Pet Smart while screaming "Hey you FM'er" at the top of your lungs would make most folks run far far away with vim and vigor. Correct me if I'm wrong, but thieves normally...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,249
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Ding Ding Ding. Exactly what I use. I painted...

Ding Ding Ding. Exactly what I use. I painted the heads black and attached velcro to the detector heads so I can mount them under the car facing back towards the trailer when the bikes are in the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,071,877
Posted By dirty_sanchez
STOP PUSHING THAT BUTTON!!!!!! Thank heavens...

STOP PUSHING THAT BUTTON!!!!!!

Thank heavens for oil filters and screens.

Dirty
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 143,380
Posted By dirty_sanchez
Guys-while we're all miles apart, we're a virtual...

Guys-while we're all miles apart, we're a virtual slap on the back away from each other.

I can't help but get a bit choked up at the kind words all of you have left for me and the good wishes for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By dirty_sanchez
You can still load TuneECU maps on the '13 bikes,...

You can still load TuneECU maps on the '13 bikes, the '14's and '15's are locked down and must be remapped by the local friendly dealer.

Dirty
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