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Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9,793
Views: 1,487,119
Posted By firecrotch
so as a new owner I am curious what I should do....

so as a new owner I am curious what I should do. I didnt get a manual with bike so excuse my ignorance. Got an 07 with 5800 miles on it. Was gonna change oil just because. So whats a good oil to run...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9,793
Views: 1,487,119
Posted By firecrotch
Ok dumb question, just ordered this for my 07....

Ok dumb question, just ordered this for my 07. Mounting instructions say simply screw into existing holes. Um there are no existing holes. I can drill them but want to make sure I am not missing...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By firecrotch
Seat cross reference for 950's

Recently got a 07 950SM. Love it but want a new seat. Theres all kinds of great deals on 950 seats in gear section. But people are telling me the 950 sm seat is totally different than the other...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By firecrotch
Caretaker needed in Colville area

Would be an awesome opportunity for right person. The riding out there is to die for. Lakes, mtns,tons of fishing holes hundreds of miles of fire roads just a little ways away.
The place: an exotic...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9,793
Views: 1,487,119
Posted By firecrotch
I just joined the club. Picked up and 07 with...

I just joined the club. Picked up and 07 with 5500k miles on it for 6k over the weekend. Only question is what should I expect for tank of gas? I may have to get a rotopax as a back up or something....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-08-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8,511
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,137,140
Posted By firecrotch
Shoei Street helmet

Located in North bend, Wa. Has a dark smoke face shield and clear face shield. Smoke screen has a couple scratches but is fine otherwise. Asking $65 for all
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By firecrotch
so i read a couple places there are issues with...

so i read a couple places there are issues with the idle. I assume theres sold know fixes for this now?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-03-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8,511
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,137,140
Posted By firecrotch
1989 fj1200

http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q171/vsekvsek/IMG_1606_zps905b615a.jpg
I got it on craigslist for 2k. If an inmate wants it I would take 1800.:clap
Absolutenot nothing wrong with it. Everything...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,257
Posted By firecrotch
If i get the bike before i even ride it this or a...

If i get the bike before i even ride it this or a homemade version would go on it
www.accessoryinternational.com/product/r-g-fender-eliminator-husqvarna-tr650-strada.html
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,257
Posted By firecrotch
Ok folks. Theres a new terra near me i have been...

Ok folks. Theres a new terra near me i have been having eye sex with. After reading through posts here i gather
I should do the airbox mod
Do something about the swingarm attracting water
Booster...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By firecrotch
2008 690r with 12k miles for $5k good deal?

Theres one buy me for this price and miles. Opinions and or issues with this bike?
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By firecrotch
yes- i am just down the rd from them. looked at...

yes- i am just down the rd from them. looked at it already. If they give me decent rate for my fj1200 on trade in then I will be all over it.
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By firecrotch
i suspected this when i saw them drop the...

i suspected this
when i saw them drop the price i was like.....ooooooo.
i currently have an 89 fj1200. Great bike but ready for something newer. Just seemed like an awesome deal:clap
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By firecrotch
Thoughts on smt 990 2010

Theres a real clean one at my dealer with 15k miles on it I have been watching. They just dropped it from 7990 to 6990. Thoughts?
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By firecrotch
duel sport huskys announved

http://www.cyclenews.com/405/24687/Racing-Article/First-Look--2015-Husqvarna-Dual-Sports.aspx
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By firecrotch
When do ktm690's hit showrooms?

I want to start planning now for next years model. They are never in The local showrooms very long
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-08-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By firecrotch
Who on the wet side installs street tires on older bikes?

Have an 89 fj1200 and wanted a new front tire. Don't really have the setup at home to bring tire in. If I absolutely half to I will. Just checking..

Couple places will change/install tire for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By firecrotch
Ds wr450?(yeah i am dreaming)

Ds wr450?(yeah i am dreaming)
Forum: 2 smokers 05-21-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,521
Posted By firecrotch
I had a ktm525 and loved the bike. What set me...

I had a ktm525 and loved the bike. What set me over was i had a cooling fan malfunction so it was on a tad more than normal. Well it totally drained the battery. This was after a particularly hard...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By firecrotch
No. Kick starting on the left is only way to do...

No. Kick starting on the left is only way to do it. When you get used to left side kicking you'll never want to go back...trust me. Get the bike tdc...lean the bike over, genteel kick. Takes zero...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By firecrotch
added one to my wr300. About as close as I will...

added one to my wr300. About as close as I will get to efi on my two stroke. Very electric linear power with no hesitation and its truely a "set it and forget it" carb. I had my keihin working...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By firecrotch
Anyone tried this reevu helmet?

Ever since I was rear ended a couple years ago I now am paranoid as hell whats directly behind me when I am on my fj1200. Wondering if this would do the job?

http://www.reevu.com
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-02-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9,506
Views: 2,014,205
Posted By firecrotch
service honda cr500 ...

service honda cr500
http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4434653938.html
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9,506
Views: 2,014,205
Posted By firecrotch
Mullets required ...

Mullets required
http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/mcy/4435089390.html
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,257
Posted By firecrotch
Good to know. Supposedly they allow free demo...

Good to know. Supposedly they allow free demo rides of bike I am interested in. I have also been told not every terra has this issue.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,257
Posted By firecrotch
question for terra owners with the stall...

question for terra owners with the stall issue...did the stalling happen pretty much right away or did it happen after having bike a while?
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By firecrotch
Clake 2.0

Anyone seen the new one? I have to admit the first one seemed kind of goofy but this one looks really promising. Expensive yes but it can go with any bike going forward:clap
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,257
Posted By firecrotch
Actually all my friends say keep the fj and get...

Actually all my friends say keep the fj and get the terra in addition too. Lol
The fj is actually in cherry cond with all kinds of addons and only 40k. Several dealers tell me though anything over...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,040
Posted By firecrotch
Cool review. I am brand loyal to husky even if...

Cool review. I am brand loyal to husky even if they are white versions of orange. I would venture to guess as time goes on they will be less and less like ktms. You can plate any bike in Washington....
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 518,257
Posted By firecrotch
Hey guys, how is the terra on the highway? I...

Hey guys, how is the terra on the highway? I currently have an fj1200. I like it but at the end of the day I am really an offroad rider. I currently have a trail bike 2 smoker for the trails. I want...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By firecrotch
My advice? Don't ever sell it like I did. I...

My advice? Don't ever sell it like I did. I bought mine new and barely put 1000 miles on mine and sold it. I am still pissed I did that.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 783,936
Posted By firecrotch
picked up this 89 fj1200 for 1500

38k on clock. all kinds of upgrades. thing purrs, kept thinking i would upgrade but the thing is so smooth and comfy i think i will just keep riding it. From what i have read...these things will go...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By firecrotch
King county seeks to triple car tabs from $20 to $60

Per vehicle per year btw
https://www.washingtonpolicy.org/publications/notes/king-county-officials-seek-tax-increases-avoid-their-own-planned-bus-service-cuts
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9,506
Views: 2,014,205
Posted By firecrotch
service honda cr500 ...

service honda cr500
http://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/mcy/4379450116.html
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-16-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8,511
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,137,140
Posted By firecrotch
Tire changing stand-North Bend

Used once. Just takes up room in garage. I don't switch tires back and forth like I used to so it just sits. looking for $60
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 954
Posted By firecrotch
Sweet yes but 11k plus for a dirt bike. Think I'd...

Sweet yes but 11k plus for a dirt bike. Think I'd rather spend 3k on a used husky and the rest on a down payment for some land to go ride from
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,037
Posted By firecrotch
If the Japanese made something like a cr250x here...

If the Japanese made something like a cr250x here ...forget about it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,037
Posted By firecrotch
Two strokes making a comeback?

Let's see the sherco and beta two strokes are sold out for this year already. Reliable push button start is here and good now. No valves, cheap to fix, thousands less than thumpers. What says you?
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By firecrotch
you guys really want to be 100-200 miles in the...

you guys really want to be 100-200 miles in the boonies on one of those things? your braver than me:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-04-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9,506
Views: 2,014,205
Posted By firecrotch
dammit i missed that

dammit i missed that
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