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Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4,643
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Posted By jwdub
Is the JD tuner the same as the FMF tuner?

Is the JD tuner the same as the FMF tuner?
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
Instead of trying to fish the Torx bit out with...

Instead of trying to fish the Torx bit out with your hand you might try using a magnet.
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 24,090
Views: 4,377,459
Posted By jwdub
To be sure about the "crack" I'd think about...

To be sure about the "crack" I'd think about removing the paint in that area and use some dye penetrant to verify whether it's a crack or not -- wouldn't want that to fail while riding.
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4,263
Views: 908,353
Posted By jwdub
Now, taking into account how fast this bike is,...

Now, taking into account how fast this bike is, and how quickly it gets there.... One of my coffee buddies is a Judge. Yesterday at coffee in the morning I took out my wallet and got my Drivers...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
Thanks Chazbo. Since most of the posts were by...

Thanks Chazbo. Since most of the posts were by your son, I missed the connection. Like others have posted, I used to ride with my father a lot -- until he was almost 95, I then continued rides...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
Chazbo, Did you do a travel report on your...

Chazbo,

Did you do a travel report on your trip?
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
A stellar price for a great bike!

A stellar price for a great bike!
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
Thanks for the feedback, Evan. I'm running the...

Thanks for the feedback, Evan. I'm running the WUKA on my Strada set on the 16* shift -- it's been on there for about 2k and I'm getting a few intermittent hiccups now. Let me know how it runs...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
Is everyone happy with their WUKA KING? What...

Is everyone happy with their WUKA KING? What temp setting are you using?

TIA

John
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5,522
Views: 758,175
Posted By jwdub
Anyone have any tips or sources for hoses from...

Anyone have any tips or sources for hoses from other bikes that would work, or places for custom hoses, etc?[/QUOTE]


Try Summit Racing --
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5,522
Views: 758,175
Posted By jwdub
The last time I had the subframe unbolted I...

The last time I had the subframe unbolted I sprayed the area with degreaser and then used Yamabond. However, that didn't work all that well. Next time I think I'll try Hylomar which is used in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5,522
Views: 758,175
Posted By jwdub
Congrats on getting one of the last ones. I...

Congrats on getting one of the last ones. I bought a used FE450 with the 70 racing tank. I get a slight weep from the fitting from the tank to the quick connect. You might want to use a non...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 594,972
Posted By jwdub
Over the years, I've witnesses a number of guys...

Over the years, I've witnesses a number of guys bring their girl friends riding but as soon as they got married, they disappeared. It always seemed like grounds for divorce to me. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
Glitch oz, you might try Eastern Beaver for the...

Glitch oz, you might try Eastern Beaver for the connectors. www.easternbeaver.com

They seem to have every kind known to man.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,252
Posted By jwdub
If they want to appeal to a larger rider group --...

If they want to appeal to a larger rider group -- that seat would have to go! When EBR gets back to a format like my XB12XT, then I might be interested. That said, I'm glad that Buell is still in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
Thank God you found the axle nut --- that could...

Thank God you found the axle nut --- that could cause an even worse incident than your low speed high side. Perhaps a witness mark on the nut/swingarm interface would make such a problem more easy...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 674,493
Posted By jwdub
rwamf -- so tell us about that rock road.

rwamf -- so tell us about that rock road.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 334,521
Posted By jwdub
I put a remote idle speed adjuster on my XR400. ...

I put a remote idle speed adjuster on my XR400. It made starting much easier to raise the idle speed on a cold start. I bought an extra (the XR650R uses the same one) and thought I'd put it on my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
Try post #1480 for the sprocket size info. Nice...

Try post #1480 for the sprocket size info. Nice to have real world info.
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,398
Posted By jwdub
Here's my FJR with a Unigo.

Here's my FJR with a Unigo.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
I'm looking forward to reading about your travel...

I'm looking forward to reading about your travel tales and what you find in your air filter box after you've ridden on a bunch of dusty roads. Have fun.

John
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
Sometimes the anticipation is just as good as the...

Sometimes the anticipation is just as good as the real thing:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
Finally got my filter frame today. 14 days from...

Finally got my filter frame today. 14 days from order acknowledgement to receipt. Just as well, the 3M #8005 isn't due in until tomorrow after they lost my previous order. Also picked up a set...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
Thanks for the detailed report on the AF-Xied!

Thanks for the detailed report on the AF-Xied!
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By jwdub
Count me as interested in what you find out. I...

Count me as interested in what you find out. I ruled out a two stroke because of the lack of range. It would be nice to have an alternative.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5,522
Views: 758,175
Posted By jwdub
Uh, I doubt if I'm too light -- more like 230#...

Uh, I doubt if I'm too light -- more like 230# ready to ride and 69, so I'm not exactly doing moto cross through the whoop de doos. I have been riding in the dirt for many of the 53 years I've...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5,522
Views: 758,175
Posted By jwdub
Vintagespeed, The rear shock spring is...

Vintagespeed,

The rear shock spring is yellow. I haven't checked the fork springs yet, or the fluid level -- I saw a post that the '10 FE570 was 110mm down from the top, no springs, compressed. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,192
Posted By jwdub
My 96 KLR gets between 60 and 70 mpg at higher...

My 96 KLR gets between 60 and 70 mpg at higher elevations (5000') in Idaho where I ride it most -- combination of dirt two track and highway. My DR650 with an FCR carb gets right at 50 mpg at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,721
Posted By jwdub
Every individual has a different response to...

Every individual has a different response to vibration. I have a 96 KLR and a 2005 DR to compare to. My KLR has always vibrated to the point that I don't ride it more than about 150 miles at a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5,522
Views: 758,175
Posted By jwdub
Front fork compression stack Mods?

I bought my '10 FE450 in Arizona recently. After playing around with the adjustments available, I still find the front fork harsh on the rocky trails I ride there. Even with the compression damping...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5,522
Views: 758,175
Posted By jwdub
Koko, I've got the rear dismantled at the...

Koko,

I've got the rear dismantled at the moment to install turn signals. I discovered that the battery box mount tab had broken so I'm waiting to put things back together until I get my 3M 8005...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5,522
Views: 758,175
Posted By jwdub
KOKO, I'm not sure I'd want to use the strap...

KOKO,

I'm not sure I'd want to use the strap under the seat idea if all of the stress is going to be placed on the seat release mechanism. I recently bought a FE450 that has a lift strap using...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10,267
Views: 1,328,181
Posted By jwdub
I'm not sure if this would help, but the stock...

I'm not sure if this would help, but the stock seat, at least on my 2010, slopes forward a bit. However, you can position the front seat fork on top of the pins that the front seat would normally...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
FWIW, I tried the Lawn Boy pre filter on my...

FWIW, I tried the Lawn Boy pre filter on my Strada -- everything else is stock. While I wasn't in race mode, I didn't notice any reduction in performance on a 150 mile ride last week. I was on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
HF, Thanks for taking the time to respond to all...

HF, Thanks for taking the time to respond to all of the questions in detail.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
3M 8005 Structural Adhesive

HF and others, although this is on a Husaberg FE450, it's common with the posts here on the TR650's too. I was starting to install turn signals and discovered that the r side tab that holds the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
HF, Were you using the lawn mower pre...

HF,

Were you using the lawn mower pre filter? Also, if I remember correctly, you sealed the top of the airbox divider at the top of the filter base (shown in one of your pictures with the blue...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
Thanks for the Staintune update. Just hope the...

Thanks for the Staintune update. Just hope the exchange rate gets better.
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10,267
Views: 1,328,181
Posted By jwdub
North6633, So did you do a fly n ride from...

North6633,

So did you do a fly n ride from Moto International? On your Stelvio vs Explorer thread, you indicated you didn't thick they'd match the $14.6k price you got from another dealer.

If...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,150
Posted By jwdub
AM.E and HF, Thanks again for all of your...

AM.E and HF,

Thanks again for all of your development work. My filter frame should be shipping tomorrow. It will probably get here before my Unifilter which shipped from AUS on the 23rd.:1drink
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