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Forum: Racing 04-24-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,012
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Posted By philipbarrett
F1 drivers have generally been a scandalous lot,...

F1 drivers have generally been a scandalous lot, remember our sainted JYS & his long hair & bell bottoms? Caused many a raised eyebrow in his day. And compared to James Hunt...

Lewis is a young,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Your pics didn't show up? oops - yes they...

Your pics didn't show up?

oops - yes they did

and nice Baja Bug BTW
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11,336
Views: 2,300,048
Posted By philipbarrett
Or Dallas, GA. Not a very long limb.

Or Dallas, GA. Not a very long limb.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11,336
Views: 2,300,048
Posted By philipbarrett
Nice RS in Dallas. Of course, I'm biased. In...

Nice RS in Dallas. Of course, I'm biased.

In my 'hood so if anyone wants me to give it a look over...

http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/mcy/4973793574.html
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Revzilla's customer service is awesome.

Revzilla's customer service is awesome.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Got the luggage mostly figured out today. That XR...

Got the luggage mostly figured out today. That XR is no easy bike to get stuff mounted on!

Most of the parts n' pieces are from Green Chili ADV.

First problem is finding a decent attachment...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Join us -...

Join us - http://www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?t=100591&highlight=galeana
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Do you have a link for the petcocks? And no,...

Do you have a link for the petcocks?

And no, not Alaska, 2 trips to nice, warm Mexico on the cards though.

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Remember, out on the trail, transfer tank to tank...

Remember, out on the trail, transfer tank to tank gas prices are yours to set.

:evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
On special too. ...

On special too.

http://justgastanks.com/product_info.php?products_id=582
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
OK you Acerbis "municipal water tower" tank...

OK you Acerbis "municipal water tower" tank naysayers, here was my afternoon;

After removing the seat mount from the OEM tank and attaching to the Acerbis the next task is to re-use the OEM rubber...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Need a horn for an inspection in Texas (& many...

Need a horn for an inspection in Texas (& many other states). Need to be street legal in Texas to ride most of the best trails.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Ebay special, $4.00 shipped from Hong Kong. ...

Ebay special, $4.00 shipped from Hong Kong.

Beep, beep.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Acerbis 5.8 gallon "Exxon Valdez" model. ...

Acerbis 5.8 gallon "Exxon Valdez" model.

http://justgastanks.com/product_info.php?products_id=582

I had a long chat with the (very good) people at Just Gas Tanks. I wasn't originally going for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
They lied. Size matters! :wink: ...

They lied. Size matters!

:wink:

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m219/philipbarrett/IMG_1950_zpsnpkznfhb.jpg...
Forum: Americas 04-07-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By philipbarrett
Los Potrillos - best New Mexican food ever,...

Los Potrillos - best New Mexican food ever, family owned, friendly. Go for breakfast, go for lunch & go for dinner.

Across the street is the El Rey motel, an old motor inn from the Route 66 days....
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,168
Posted By philipbarrett
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
My 2 cents. Go with the stock exhaust and all the...

My 2 cents. Go with the stock exhaust and all the Gordon Mods including his jet recommendations. You'll have a 1st kick starting machine.

https://www.4strokes.com/tech/honda/gordmods.asp

I love...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
err, sure...this was my Saturday last, pre & post...

err, sure...this was my Saturday last, pre & post welding

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m219/philipbarrett/IMG_1947_zpsgz3fjuym.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Mine? ...

Mine?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1054855
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11,336
Views: 2,300,048
Posted By philipbarrett
Dakar Elefant -...

Dakar Elefant - http://kamloops.craigslist.ca/mcy/4961489927.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00l0l_5lLFUe6N7Ge_600x450.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Not the easiest of bikes. I got mine with a...

Not the easiest of bikes. I got mine with a combination of Green Chili Adv soft racks, their loop straps & rated caribiners from REI. Works great & easily removed.

http://www.greenchileadv.com/
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-29-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By philipbarrett
Naturally :doh

Naturally

:doh
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-29-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By philipbarrett
Thanks - that's a great little package. The...

Thanks - that's a great little package. The direct export function is nice.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,935
Posted By philipbarrett
Moto Liberty in Dallas used to have a can of...

Moto Liberty in Dallas used to have a can of medical jaw wire sitting on the shelf next to their open-face offerings.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
But it has a seat & a spark plug. Those have to...

But it has a seat & a spark plug. Those have to be worth something?
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
$5K XR? Ever the optimist. ...

$5K XR? Ever the optimist.

http://dallas.craigslist.org/sdf/mcy/4946688687.html
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Nice rack (Jomama watch out) but a little narrow...

Nice rack (Jomama watch out) but a little narrow for my needs. The only others I found though stuck out like a GS's rear end on a world tour.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,715
Posted By philipbarrett
That's what their advertisers pay them to do...

That's what their advertisers pay them to do (with the exception of Motorcycle Consumer News) and they've done a dam fine job of it too.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
XR & myself headed to Big Bend National Park &...

XR & myself headed to Big Bend National Park & Big Bend Ranch State Park this past week. My first trip after bringing her back to health; stock exhaust mounted, Gordon Mods done & his jetting...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
I fabbed one that mounts inside the rear fender...

I fabbed one that mounts inside the rear fender using the tailight bolts. Texas is very lenient on placement & this is up & out of the way.

Pic to follow once I get the bike back from the shop.
Forum: Racing 03-04-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 56,621
Posted By philipbarrett
from http://thejudge13.com/ Dear Mr. Dennis,...

from http://thejudge13.com/

Dear Mr. Dennis,

I take it, it is not too hazardous a stretch of the imagination that you have grown fairly displeased with the amount of disagreeable media coverage...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,767
Posted By philipbarrett
Thanks :-) Here's a really bad phone picture...

Thanks :-)

Here's a really bad phone picture of the set up. I have an Oxy-Fuel rig on a small rolling cart as well. Fire extinguisher is close by too. BTW, I'm a lefty.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,767
Posted By philipbarrett
I built my own bench with castors on the back so...

I built my own bench with castors on the back so I could move it around if needed but still have it firmly situated when I'm welding. It's very heavy, the paint isn't needed but I thought Miller blue...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
We have a little XR discourse going on TWT too....

We have a little XR discourse going on TWT too. Wanted to share this post as it's a really great guide to fork maintenance;

http://www.twtex.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1329349&postcount=73
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
I'm 5'7" and barely a 30" inseam & I can...

I'm 5'7" and barely a 30" inseam & I can comfortably tip-toe in DS boots on mine. I was actually in the same mindset as yourself but was finally convinced by the guy teaching a dirt riding class to...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,068
Posted By philipbarrett
Great plan - I love mine. Pelican is it, the...

Great plan - I love mine. Pelican is it, the waterproof seal is the killer app.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,691
Posted By philipbarrett
Don't laugh but ebay! Most sellers have free...

Don't laugh but ebay! Most sellers have free shipping, prices are right, you can find great deals on OEMs removed or salvaged from bikes plus a huge range of both high quality repro parts and cheap...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Bloody hell, if I have to fix one more stripped...

Bloody hell, if I have to fix one more stripped out bolt or screw because of Loctite I'll go postal!

Loctite holding a bolt into a thread insert in plastic? Really?

:becca

At least...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9,152
Views: 1,922,342
Posted By philipbarrett
Yes, found one on Craigslist. From everything...

Yes, found one on Craigslist. From everything I've read it's a pretty good unit & much quieter than the FMF, I'll do the Gordon 3 hole drilling mod to it.
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