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Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 258,954
Posted By wavygravy87
Whoa...

Me and a buddy of mine rode through Maryland on a trip up the coast last year. I have no idea where we were, but we took a road that looked like the same one in your pic. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,795
Posted By wavygravy87
awesome

Hey thanks for the info. I appreciate it!
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,795
Posted By wavygravy87
Quick question?

I know this thread is kinda old, but I have a quick question for someone who owns one of these:

Does this helmet have a loud whistle when riding with the shield up? Like around 45mph..

I know...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,967
Posted By wavygravy87
Mine does. The DR650 has a piston jet. Sprays oil...

Mine does. The DR650 has a piston jet. Sprays oil on the piston to keep it kewl :D

Assuming thats what "piston spray hole" means. But hey, it IS the Russians we're dealing with here...:freaky :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
Hey nice bike scootac! That windshield is nice! I...

Hey nice bike scootac! That windshield is nice! I think you'll enjoy your DR. :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
*Warning! Long rant with pointless bitching*

I know this is old news, but I just popped the countershaft sprocket off my friend's new 2013 DR and confirmed it had a seal retainer from the factory. This raised this question for me: "What the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 17,547
Posted By wavygravy87
Sweet!

I've been waiting on a decent pic of these:clap. So...... how you like em? Are they pretty well-made? They look great! Nice setup.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7,690
Views: 428,067
Posted By wavygravy87
Man you guys don't waste no time! I was gonna try...

Man you guys don't waste no time! I was gonna try for this one this afternoon :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 258,954
Posted By wavygravy87
[QUOTE=warp9man;20800208]Heres a couple pics of...

[QUOTE=warp9man;20800208]Heres a couple pics of my DR. its so cold outside I can only surf adv and wait for our supposed early spring.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/02/25/uhytytaz.jpg

Dude your...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 258,954
Posted By wavygravy87
Yeah that's my buddies bike. I just installed a...

Yeah that's my buddies bike. I just installed a Dynojet kit, cut the airbox, and made a new endcap for the stock muffler and it really woke it up. After grinding down the KACR it even starts...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 258,954
Posted By wavygravy87
Out screwin around

Action shot! :D

http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa460/thumperJones/forestride231013.png

Poser shot! :evil

http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa460/thumperJones/posershot.jpg

Try and...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By wavygravy87
It's prolly good

As long as it aint been bakin in the sun it should be alright. Just unroll it and blow it up tight with lung power and let her chill out overnight. Open the valve the next day and let the moisture...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-27-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 123,978
Posted By wavygravy87
Received!

Received my file today. Thank you so much for the hard work.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
Thanks for the advice I may try and give him a...

Thanks for the advice I may try and give him a shout tomorrow :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
Yeah the new ones have a tab for mounting a...

Yeah the new ones have a tab for mounting a crossbar. From what I can see, the Gen 2 racks mount a little further back and up than the originals. Also the Gen 1 had one mounting point on the rear vs....
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By wavygravy87
New Wolfman Gen 2 racks for the DR?

Hey gents I was wondering if any of you had any comments on the new DR650 "Gen 2" side racks from Wolfman? I'm about to order my first set of racks and I have a choice between the old and new style....
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
Wolfman Gen 2 racks

Hey gents I was wondering if any of you had any comments on the new DR650 "Gen 2" side racks from Wolfman? I'm about to order my first set of racks and I have a choice between the old and new style....
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
Use a chisel and a hammer. The chisel will dig...

Use a chisel and a hammer. The chisel will dig into the soft plug, and hammer it in the direction to turn the plug to remove it. Hope that made sense.. It will come right out, but it will be trashed....
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
Take the throttle tube with the stock grip to a...

Take the throttle tube with the stock grip to a bench grinder with a wire wheel. It'll chew the grip off the tube and it takes no time. Won't even scar the tube. :1drink
Forum: Americas 03-07-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By wavygravy87
Question Smokies to Outer Banks of N.C. best route?

Hey guys I'm leavin Alabama on Saturday to meet a friend in the Smokies, and we were planning on heading over to the coast of North Carolina. We will be taking the ferry over to Ocracoke and riding...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4,956
Views: 2,118,518
Posted By wavygravy87
Pertaining to making coffee...Am I the only one...

Pertaining to making coffee...Am I the only one that just spoons some grounds over in some boiling water, turn off the heat and let it steep to your preferred strength, then take a spoon and spritz...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
Thank you for the input. I was kinda thinkin they...

Thank you for the input. I was kinda thinkin they should be easier due to the heavier duty parts.. I'm glad to hear from someone who's done it :thumb Now the hardest part is sourcing the parts, and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
Hey guys, I've got the itch to get a new set of...

Hey guys, I've got the itch to get a new set of wheels for my DR. Ideally, I'd want to end up with an 18" rear, and a 21" front, using stock hubs, but I want to do them with either black or gold...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7,935
Views: 1,050,384
Posted By wavygravy87
Used engine on Craigslist

Hey guys I don't have a DR200 and I don't know this guy, but I found this on Craigslist under Birmingham, Alabama. $40 for an engine. Thought it might help someone. :1drink...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-04-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7,690
Views: 428,067
Posted By wavygravy87
Man there are other people in North AL with...

Man there are other people in North AL with dualsports? That ride around Bankhead? How come I never see you guys!? :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-27-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7,690
Views: 428,067
Posted By wavygravy87
Damn I'm like 30 minutes from this one.. But I'm...

Damn I'm like 30 minutes from this one.. But I'm stuck at work :bluduh
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-01-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2,003
Views: 525,464
Posted By wavygravy87
Happy Halloween!

Me and Dan terrorizing Main Street :D
http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa460/thumperJones/gorillasuit.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 258,954
Posted By wavygravy87
Dammit I want a white one!! Nice lookin stretch...

Dammit I want a white one!! Nice lookin stretch of road too. Trade plastics? :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9,980
Views: 2,146,527
Posted By wavygravy87
Haha its actually full of change he saved on gas...

Haha its actually full of change he saved on gas when he decided to get a KLX over a KLR! :D That's my buddy Dan (soon to be inmate :wave) headed home from work. He don't have a car, and he's makin a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9,980
Views: 2,146,527
Posted By wavygravy87
Laugh In case anyone was wondering, don't pay any...

In case anyone was wondering, don't pay any attention to the weight capacity stickers on your bike. What do engineers know, right? :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,524
Posted By wavygravy87
http://i476.photobucket.com/albums/rr123/JeffS399/...

http://i476.photobucket.com/albums/rr123/JeffS399/tlr3.jpg[/QUOTE]

I must have one of these....:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-15-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,286
Posted By wavygravy87
Awesome video! Im totally jealous of your riding...

Awesome video! Im totally jealous of your riding area there... I gotta have one of those fat tire bikes. Off to find one!
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By wavygravy87
Run anything that doesn't say "Energy Conserving"...

Run anything that doesn't say "Energy Conserving" in the little circle on the back of the oil bottle. Just pick any decent oil. Change it regularly whatever you pick. Try Rotella in the white bottle....
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
I installed the GSXR 750 muffler about 6 minutes...

I installed the GSXR 750 muffler about 6 minutes ago, and it definitely revs a little freer. I have nothin to print out or put in chart form, but that tells me it has to flow a little better at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
Question Seat cover material

Hey guys Im planning on ordering a seat kit from Seat Concepts here soon, and I was wondering if anyone had any advice on choosing a material for the cover? I don't really care for the gripper cause...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,103
Posted By wavygravy87
If your legs aren't 40 inches long, riding an XRL...

If your legs aren't 40 inches long, riding an XRL can be tough. Japan must be populated by giants that never get their picture taken. PS: I don't have an XRL, but tried to sit on one once. I want one...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
I did notch it. Just mark where the center of the...

I did notch it. Just mark where the center of the bend should be, and measure a half inch to each side. Then saw 4 slits bout halfway through the tube on each side of the center line, within the new...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
Thanks guys! :clap

Thanks guys! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
:dunno Well I don't really know. I had 2 days...

:dunno Well I don't really know. I had 2 days worth of camping gear on it and it never budged. It will hold at least 50 pounds on a rough road thats bout all I put on it so far. Thats all I'll ever...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 91,657
Views: 17,068,910
Posted By wavygravy87
Wicked I'll show you my ugly rack...

...If you show me yours :evil
Okay so here's what a new and consequently broke DR owner (thats me) did when he needed a quick fix for a tailrack. A trip to the industrial pipe store and Home Depot...
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