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Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 05:13 PM
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Posted By mwilliamshs
was a mech engineer for Fairbanks Scales....

was a mech engineer for Fairbanks Scales. Traveled the globe, loved it. You really really honestly seriously no really would not believe the things you can see being bought and sold on scales that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22,322
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Posted By mwilliamshs
yeah but not really

big scales like that often have a resolution of 20 lbs. That is to say, 0-19lbs is 0, 21-39 is 20...281-299 is 300, 301-319 is 300...easy to see that his is not the best way to weigh things under...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,489
Posted By mwilliamshs
update

I've taken the tank off the bike that came with it and sent the stand-off to the machine shop to be duplicated. I didn't take any measurements yet but I will. I did verify it's internally threaded...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 06:51 PM
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Posted By mwilliamshs
it's the little things

want to put a larger rear sprocket (46 > 42) on my SE and I think I'm going to run into interference with the chain guide on the swingarm. My thought was to see if any other DR's came with a 45-49...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-24-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 80,802
Views: 3,624,152
Posted By mwilliamshs
I heard some hearsay

that vid was faked. the camera landing perfectly to be aimed at his head like that seems unlikely and having the bullet (steel ball) lodged in his skull would not be a 'get up and walk inside'...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22,322
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Posted By mwilliamshs
:clap:ear:clap:ear

:clap:ear:clap:ear
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 11:14 PM
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Posted By mwilliamshs
dr350 parts bike $150

no affiliation. it's in arizona. local pick up only according to their ad.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7,551
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Posted By mwilliamshs
reminds of a titty quote: "without nipples tits...

reminds of a titty quote: "without nipples tits have no point." too true.


question: if you're touring long distance on you're 250cc with just as much on-road as off, what's you're ideal tire?...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 02:57 PM
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Posted By mwilliamshs
:deal

:deal
Forum: Americas 03-14-2014, 10:20 PM
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Views: 1,155
Posted By mwilliamshs
gosh this was a long time coming

Made a few purchases today and SEVERAL in recent weeks preparing for my first dual-sport camping trip, ever. Not gonna get the bike 100% finished before this trip due to time constraints, just legal...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-13-2014, 02:09 PM
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Views: 101,204
Posted By mwilliamshs
route suggestions

Most scenic route from LR to Alma/Ft. Smith?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-13-2014, 12:52 PM
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Views: 101,204
Posted By mwilliamshs
saw this at work today

http://i1332.photobucket.com/albums/w604/mwilliamshs/20140313_144346_zpsg0xqdq6g.jpg (http://s1332.photobucket.com/user/mwilliamshs/media/20140313_144346_zpsg0xqdq6g.jpg.html)

And pray I did.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22,322
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Posted By mwilliamshs
yes but no but yes

most any cable speedo will spin but the gearing ratios will determine how accurate they are. Most dirtbikes have 21" front tires so they should be fairly close. I've even stolen a speedo off of an...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 02:55 PM
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Posted By mwilliamshs
yup

long time ago there was a dipstick replacement available that had the stem built-in for the dampener. been AGES since I've seen one. No doubt a machine shop (or knowledgeable lathe owner) could whip...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22,322
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Posted By mwilliamshs
wouldn't it be nice

Beta Alp 4.0 = 2014 Suzuki DR350 motor... what if that = more robust charging system? :clap

I bet vapor owners would like it if beta has electronic speedo senders in the tranny too

EDIT:...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-11-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 80,802
Views: 3,624,152
Posted By mwilliamshs
Little Rock. UAMS off 630 most of the time and...

Little Rock. UAMS off 630 most of the time and UALR the rest. We acronym crazy down here.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-11-2014, 08:09 PM
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Views: 3,624,152
Posted By mwilliamshs
dig it

Thanks. That's kinda what I was thinking with the exception of the distance. I was planning to do the natural dam loop first day since it's 60-something miles and if it works out I'll try the devil's...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-11-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 80,802
Views: 3,624,152
Posted By mwilliamshs
I know this is all basic stuff to you guys but...

I'm new to this ADV thing and when loading tracks their distances vs time-to-travel (unknown) concern me a bit. For example, the ride from White Rock to Natural Dam is a loop 66.5 miles long....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-11-2014, 05:52 PM
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Views: 3,624,152
Posted By mwilliamshs
THANKS A TON! I'll be there sometime between...

THANKS A TON! I'll be there sometime between March 25th-31st for about 3 days. I'll post when I know more.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22,322
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Posted By mwilliamshs
Ditto. You probably succeed more often than I do...

Ditto. You probably succeed more often than I do though. I'm good with sarcasm, bad with not being thought an a-hole. Used to bother me...before law school.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22,322
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Posted By mwilliamshs
RE: MrPulldown, "And I think the dry weight is...

RE: MrPulldown, "And I think the dry weight is 293.2 lbs (133KG):evil"


You must not be doing the math in your head while on the phone walking down the hall at work...I was off by 0.025%. Shucks....
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,678,934
Posted By mwilliamshs
beta

I did notice a stainless braided oil hose on that beta motor. I think. Now that I would take! My 99 is 15 years old now and showing it, no idea how bad the 93 must look under the mud lol

and that...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-11-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 80,802
Views: 3,624,152
Posted By mwilliamshs
guy from central AR...again

So I've been reading ride reports and the SLAP Tracks thread and Doc's advice on camping at Shores Lake and it all looks great and I'm excited about camping there for 3-4 days in a couple weeks and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 01:24 PM
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Posted By mwilliamshs
Beta

does the beta bike with the DR motor have an oil cooler????:ear

EDIT: doesn't look like it. might be an accessory. did see a kickstart kit though
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,678,934
Posted By mwilliamshs
if you're talking about gsmark and his honda 600...

if you're talking about gsmark and his honda 600 kits yeah you should! I've been following his vendor thread hoping to see a DR kit pop up ever since I saw you'd commented in there about it. .:clap
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-09-2014, 10:14 PM
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Views: 3,624,152
Posted By mwilliamshs
awesome

THANKS:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-09-2014, 04:20 AM
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Views: 101,204
Posted By mwilliamshs
Introduction

I'm a native Arkansan and new to dirt. Been riding on the street all my life. Got a couple suzuki dr's and i'm eager to get in all the seat time i can this year, missed out last year. I work...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,678,934
Posted By mwilliamshs
who do you know in england?!

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/suzuki-dr350-/191087937759?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts_13&hash=item2c7dba88df

OMFG

http://i1332.photobucket.com/albums/w604/mwilliamshs/dr350ohlins_zpsecdec45e.jpg...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-08-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 80,802
Views: 3,624,152
Posted By mwilliamshs
guy from central AR

I'm from Little Rock and have never done any trail riding in NWA. I'll be camping up there for spring break in a few weeks (lake fort smith state park probably) and am curious about trails to ride in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 216,186
Posted By mwilliamshs
swoody da man

thanks swoody! You answered my unasked questions. I'm mostly interested in protecting my instruments in event of a drop/collision and the headlight from rocks and such.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 216,186
Posted By mwilliamshs
that headlight guard/front rack

More pics? Details? Omg perfect
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22,322
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Posted By mwilliamshs
^good lookin' rack^

for the record, manrack's standard, not long rack, model for the DR 350/250 is about 11.5" x 11.5".
Forum: Vendors 03-05-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 90,110
Posted By mwilliamshs
you rock

THANKS!!! made my day
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,678,934
Posted By mwilliamshs
manrack

Mates, I've got the standard DR350 rack, not the long. It's about 80 miles from me right now and I'm shopping for luggage online...anyway somebody else with one could let me know the dimensions of my...
Forum: Vendors 03-05-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 90,110
Posted By mwilliamshs
dimensions

Mike, I've got your standard DR350 rack, not the long. It's about 80 miles from me right now and I'm shopping for luggage online...anyway you could let me know the dimensions of my rack? Just...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,678,934
Posted By mwilliamshs
well the thing is...I just don't know

I've only done it once and it did take some fiddling but the 1/2 turn is to pre-load the spring. Basically putting some tension on it so it stays tight. I have no secret trick, just hook the spring...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-05-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 288,243
Posted By mwilliamshs
totally

Definitely
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,678,934
Posted By mwilliamshs
no but yes

No, not if the screw controls air, but yes, if it controls fuel.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 216,186
Posted By mwilliamshs
unintentional hijack

i know is a picture/mod thread so i hope it's okay to discuss mods.

I've never had any luck with the tiny bike pumps and the big ones are too...wait for it...big. So, what's your pump of choice?...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 216,186
Posted By mwilliamshs
horn

Is it a delta cycle airzound or maybe the airzound2? where is it mounted? PICS? I've been looking into a light, small, LOUD horn myself and even though I have DC, I can see that one being useful in...
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