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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 33,130
Posted By BigDogAdventures
You didn't have any single track on your SMART...

You didn't have any single track on your SMART ride :deal

But you did have some "NO' Track :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
In which I had to chop down 3 trees----and get my machete out to cut weeds to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 33,130
Posted By BigDogAdventures
As far as doing the route on your tiger----not...

As far as doing the route on your tiger----not knowing you skill level I can't answer that. Although I think most riders could if they didn't take the 2 big-boy sections---there are routes (tracks)...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 33,130
Posted By BigDogAdventures
nickgindy------re-reading Post #3 will give you...

nickgindy------re-reading Post #3 will give you all the scoop on the campground.

Might be best to check yourself online---as that info will be up to date--and you can check it anytime you want to....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 33,130
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Not close to Fern Cliff State park. There is...

Not close to Fern Cliff State park.
There is electric at all the campsites where we will be camping.
You could bring one of those little ceramic heaters and be warm and cozy.
That's what I'll be...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 27,990
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I got mine all done-----your instructions were...

I got mine all done-----your instructions were spot on and easy to follow. I did it just as you did and even put in the 5wt. fork oil.

I have no idea of if I like it or not yet------have't got...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,211
Posted By BigDogAdventures
No---now that I think of it-------------it was...

No---now that I think of it-------------it was just the weight of me on it.

This suspension stuff is a mystery to me------heck in 1974------I just rode my Bultaco wide open and everything was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,211
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Hey ----I can afford that !!! Thanks so much...

Hey ----I can afford that !!!

Thanks so much !!

BigDog
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4,930
Views: 562,436
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Hey Ken, I don't think the guy meant it that...

Hey Ken,

I don't think the guy meant it that way-----------he added that in to the water in the swingarm conversation. And mentioned adding a flap extending down beyond the stock flap to keep...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 198,936
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Well thanks for you comment---maybe I was just...

Well thanks for you comment---maybe I was just too stupid to make it work---has happened before :rofl:rofl:rofl

So happy with the finished product---all those parts you had to make to make this...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-10-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8,158
Views: 738,221
Posted By BigDogAdventures
It's easier and much less scarier than a railroad...

It's easier and much less scarier than a railroad tressel re-railer :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

BigDog
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 198,936
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yes-----yes the one between the adapter and...

Yes-----yes the one between the adapter and bottom of the tank---the gasket should have been rectangular---(with rounded corners)---------the one they sent me was round---and I wasn't comfortable...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4,930
Views: 562,436
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Very Important maintenance item--no one has talked about

Problem------every single bike should have this-------.
The 2 bolts in the swingarm that you adjust your chain are seized--or are going to be seized in your swingarm.

I installed a different...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 198,936
Posted By BigDogAdventures
What did the O-ring look like that they sent for...

What did the O-ring look like that they sent for the bottom of the fuel pump adapter plate ????

The one they sent me was round and I was afraid to use it. It looked like it would be very hard to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4,930
Views: 562,436
Posted By BigDogAdventures
It sure is----looks like it wouldn't have cost...

It sure is----looks like it wouldn't have cost Husky any more money to do this in the first place.


BigDog
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4,930
Views: 562,436
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Hydraulic Brake Light Switch

I think this was talked about before.
But I have a picture also of it installed.

I never did like the brake switch on this bike---it is mechanical and is very vulnerable to damage or getting...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,930
Views: 562,436
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Montana here I come...

Montana here I come :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

BigDog
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4,930
Views: 562,436
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Seems I'm way too stupid to be on the Stupid...

Seems I'm way too stupid to be on the Stupid thread.
All this talk of spoofers---CPU's--X-i-fied, ambient temp, sensor, ECU, EJK, MV, microprocessor, O2, BMSKs, CO, LC1-s, lambda-shifting,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 43,961
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Good stuff Brad---glad you still finding these...

Good stuff Brad---glad you still finding these old bridges.
I forgot all about this thread till I just happened to see it pop up.

Mark
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-07-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8,158
Views: 738,221
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Tuff riding it looks like...

Tuff riding it looks like guys-----------------it's been a lot of years since I rode Tomichi----probably on a 1996 XR250-------I remember a bear walking out of an old mine when we were resting at the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-07-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,869
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Rider List

1. Copy this entire post, along with the most current list of names, and these instructions!
2. Hit "New Reply" button at the bottom of page (no, not the "QUOTE" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-06-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,788
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I have a waypoint for that Campground ------I...

I have a waypoint for that Campground ------I used google earth and can see it plain as day----going North on Johnson Creek road it is just before the bridge going over Johnson creek.
Looks like...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,754
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Jonz, I knew that 950 would be the death of...

Jonz,

I knew that 950 would be the death of you.

You and Gaspipe both (wherever he's at)---maybe it got him. :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

BigDog
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,211
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yeh---lot's of pichers---that's what I need...

Yeh---lot's of pichers---that's what I need :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:deal

I do all the work on my bikes---but suspension has always eluded me.
I've always went with stock settings---but not this bad...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,211
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I for one----really will appreciate your efforts...

I for one----really will appreciate your efforts on softening this thing up.

I am truly an idiot when it comes to suspension---but maybe you can help this idiot out.

BigDog
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,788
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Found it-----also found out I already had it...

Found it-----also found out I already had it marked with a waypoint from years ago----but never been across it I don't think.
It's called the "Manning" bridge.

Thanks !!!
BigDog
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,788
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Swinging Bridge Location

Can one of you guys give me a clue to where this bridge is.
I think somebody said it was over French Creek ????

If you don't have the coordinates---get me close and I'll find it on google earth...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4,930
Views: 562,436
Posted By BigDogAdventures
They are definitely DC----everything is DC after...

They are definitely DC----everything is DC after it leaves the rectifier..

BigDog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-04-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 33,130
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yeh---sounds like you have some major mechanic...

Yeh---sounds like you have some major mechanic work to get done.
Hope you get it going.

BigDog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-04-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 33,130
Posted By BigDogAdventures
8-4-14 More Loosenut Video's

On this day me, Sieg and Loosenut did some exploring for the Loosenut ride.

Select 720HD-------or it will be a fuzzy video.

<iframe width="853" height="480"...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-03-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 14,237
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Awesome Grizz----see you there. BigDog

Awesome Grizz----see you there.

BigDog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 14,237
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Hazman--------------I never did here from you it...

Hazman--------------I never did here from you it you wanted the other bed in my motel----------------I finally gave it to Bash3r.

He has decided to come.

BigDog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8,158
Views: 738,221
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Nope---never heard of it----------I do the "DUMB"...

Nope---never heard of it----------I do the "DUMB" rides :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Will see you there Hazman.
I gave Bash3r the other bed in my room-----as I never did get a response from you if...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,051
Views: 273,110
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Wolfman Panniers and Enduro tankbag---w/EVO2's

Turns out the wolfman panniers that I've used a lot on my KLR and WR250R work really well with the
690 and the EVO2 tanks-----wouldn't have worked at all with the stock tanks and side panels I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 198,936
Posted By BigDogAdventures
thanks !! I corrected my post. BigDog

thanks !!

I corrected my post.

BigDog
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 198,936
Posted By BigDogAdventures
On USA 2014 model bikes------yes that plug goes...

On USA 2014 model bikes------yes that plug goes to a relay for the cannister----and when we remove that relay and unplug it--------a code comes up on the dash and we have to put a 1000 ohm 1/4 watt...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4,930
Views: 562,436
Posted By BigDogAdventures
So glad you got to the 3 Step and meet Scott and...

So glad you got to the 3 Step and meet Scott and Julie. I'm sure you figured out what great people they are-----and why I ride with Scott (Dingweeds) so much.
Me and him are headed to Montana and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4,930
Views: 562,436
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Loosenut Dual--sport ride

November 1st and 2nd----- 2014 Dualsport Ride
A good friend of mine is sponsoring a 450 mile 2-day dualsport ride in the Shawnee Forest of Southern Illinois the first weekend in November.
I laid...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4,930
Views: 562,436
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I agree------every OEM chain I've had on a new...

I agree------every OEM chain I've had on a new bike lasted forever and was a good quality chain-----not this bike.

I noticed missing O-rings very early on and took the OEM chain off at about 4,000...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 4,930
Views: 562,436
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I tried to leave the rubber gasket---and had cut...

I tried to leave the rubber gasket---and had cut it down flush with the bottom of the air box with a razor knife-----but my airbox must have been sitting a bit higher---there was no way I could...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4,930
Views: 562,436
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Pod Mod noise

Charlie----I just eliminated all the noise from my airbox----it was coming from the gap at the top of the throttle body----and the airbox----------I removed the rubber thingy------I think you left...
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