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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6,852
Views: 1,102,051
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Both wossner and vertex are three rings with the...

Both wossner and vertex are three rings with the oil wiper and a notable increase in quality. Cb is also good, I run one in my 450 > 518. A secret is that the vertex rings are OEM replacements. You...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22,489
Views: 2,095,973
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Ryman, the one you bought has a fork by my...

Ryman, the one you bought has a fork by my buddies over at white brothers. Great heavy duty usa made design. I built their website for them years ago (maybe 08 or so?)...

Had a good time out at...
Forum: Racing 12-15-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 57,779
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
how does the KTM rally have 70 hp?

I've seen the spec a couple times about the new Rally 450, and that it is 70 base horse power. Does anyone know how they are achieving it? Seems like it would have to have incredible compression in...
Forum: Racing 12-14-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 57,779
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Pretty awesome video that is a first person tour...

Pretty awesome video that is a first person tour of the KTM 450 rally bike..

http://www.redbull.com/uk/en/motorsports/offroad/stories/1331671038617/the-ktm-450-rally-of-marc-coma
...
Forum: Racing 12-13-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 424,533
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Phil and the rallyblitz team are releasing a...

Phil and the rallyblitz team are releasing a roadbook app for very durable iPad minis, which also only weigh around a 1/2 lb (250-300 grams). It will be a considerable weight savings over...
Forum: Racing 12-13-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 35,487
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I'm ecststic about the roadbook app almost...

I'm ecststic about the roadbook app almost strictly for the weight savings alone. I dont mind weight but i hate it up high and in the front especially if attached to the handlebars. I also put an...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6,852
Views: 1,102,051
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I'm 220 and use the PDS 4 progressive spring. My...

I'm 220 and use the PDS 4 progressive spring. My suspension has been modified and I have an air bladder in the rear. But it is stellar overall, not too stiff but takes a load well...

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Forum: Racing 12-12-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 424,533
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Awesome.......

Awesome.......
Forum: Racing 12-12-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 424,533
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
They sell specific blades for metal for skill...

They sell specific blades for metal for skill style saws. If you use a Fergus style wheel in aluminum it can get gummed up so its important to use the right style. I use a 4.5" angle grinder with a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 22,489
Views: 2,095,973
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Strong chance may be out in west desert on sun. ...

Strong chance may be out in west desert on sun. More bigger miles small to medium size friendly. Just fyi

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Forum: Racing 12-12-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 57,779
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I wonder what the chances will be that nassar...

I wonder what the chances will be that nassar burns up a fan belt again. Still somewhat surprised how this can happen. Two years in a row, too..

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Forum: Racing 12-10-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 57,779
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Paulo Goncalves @ HRC...

Paulo Goncalves @ HRC (http://www.teamhrc.com/rally/riders/?rider=paulo_goncalves&num=all#rider_image_anchor), lots of good photos...
...
Forum: Racing 12-10-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 57,779
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
The Honda group is really such a colorful group...

The Honda group is really such a colorful group of riders.. I love Paulo's eyebrows!

The fact we talk about them so much when there are only 5 of them (and only 18 Hondas total) really says...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
http://andreshoumatoff.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/mis...

http://andreshoumatoff.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc-riding-pics/H4-Headlight-Conversions-KTM/

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Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I also threw a h4 bulb (the same piaa type) into...

I also threw a h4 bulb (the same piaa type) into an 8" baja designs light. This was truly spectacular and great. I did this over the HID setup that was blinding to oncoming traffic and was...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Here is the link. My results might be better...

Here is the link. My results might be better because I'm using a good h4 bulb but I'm happy with it. I imagine the LED works great too. I believe you have to rewire your stator / get a trailtech...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Glue gun an h4 bulb into the housing - night and...

Glue gun an h4 bulb into the housing - night and day. See my photos for examples. Done many times and nice and cheap.

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Or for even better performance at lower cost ...

Or for even better performance at lower cost
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=849672

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-19-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 20,140
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Road...

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Road Report Wednesday, November 19, 2014 All road conditions can change RAPIDLY due to weather. Please contact the nearest visitor center for the most...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-19-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 20,140
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
From the ranger station: We've reached that...

From the ranger station:

We've reached that quiet time of year out on Monument roads. Fewer patrols and updates coming in from staff, and certainly fewer visitors traveling the back roads....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
WTF does this have to do with the BLM? ...

WTF does this have to do with the BLM? Seriously, what the hell are you talking about, some sort of bizarre justification for breaking the law?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Managing wilderness lands = closing it off -...

Managing wilderness lands = closing it off - little or no management costs. They also still get their stipends and revenue from the grazers because it's still legal to graze on wilderness land.

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Amazing how many fucking retards have no idea how...

Amazing how many fucking retards have no idea how shit works. How else is government supposed to manage the roads it owns? If you can figure out why roads should actually stay open and then justify...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 20,140
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Another excellent spot if you are looking for...

Another excellent spot if you are looking for spectacular and still relatively low elevation is Tatahatso point on the north part of the Grand Canyon - east side of the rim about an hour south of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 20,140
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Last report I have (that I did not post) is...

Last report I have (that I did not post) is October 31 unfortunately. Best is to call the local office - link and contact info in the first post of the thread. The road is incredible and the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Nearly all of our RMPs in Utah from them last...

Nearly all of our RMPs in Utah from them last 10-15 years have worked to our favor as motorcycle / dirtbike enthusiasts. A few routes have closed but we are currently expansion of trails and terrain...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,056
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
The BD light. I also have nearly 2 years...

The BD light.

I also have nearly 2 years with the same bulb in a factory Ktm plastic housing. Zero issues with the factory housing and the stock stator in terms of heat and at all temperatures....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 22,489
Views: 2,095,973
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Just for you, Skyler... The Raiden Files -...

Just for you, Skyler...

The Raiden Files - Portland to Dakar - A Riding M: http://youtu.be/aTvYAcJOx3s

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/aTvYAcJOx3s"...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 424,533
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
One more post - 3 in a row now. Somewhat...

One more post - 3 in a row now.

Somewhat Unrelated to rally brackets but I thought I'd share. This was mostly for lighting (and what I thought were good looks) and for some level of increased...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 424,533
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Has anyone ever fabbed up their own brackets...

Has anyone ever fabbed up their own brackets using stainless steel? My bracket setup will be small with small very light lights so I think the entire stainless portion of the contraption should be...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 424,533
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Very cool - machined?

Very cool - machined?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-26-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22,489
Views: 2,095,973
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Fascinating read about the town of Elberta (just...

Fascinating read about the town of Elberta (just east of this tunnel). Doesn't talk Bout the tunnel but its still interesting... http://www.waterhistory.org/histories/elberta/

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Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,812
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I had the same concern and installed a tach via...

I had the same concern and installed a tach via trailtech. Totally useless/ waste of money.. Tach is unneeded, you can hear where it's at, the RPM band is broad, and overall it's just more info...
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,458
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Pep boys has gobs of it, last I checked.. Just...

Pep boys has gobs of it, last I checked.. Just fyi

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Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7,798
Views: 1,625,402
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Aweaome, thanks.. My only response is I...

Aweaome, thanks..

My only response is I personally think that the ultra high weight oils are overkill this day in age with brand name oils that perform so well. I've had zero issues with the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7,798
Views: 1,625,402
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Thx Tony... Yeah I just realized I put this in...

Thx Tony... Yeah I just realized I put this in the wrong thread...

If folks get a chance check out this thread there is some more pretty good info about the latest engine in 510cc (same as the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6,852
Views: 1,102,051
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Does anyone have a persistent noise from the top...

Does anyone have a persistent noise from the top end of their bikes that sounds like the valvetrain? My head is brand new with the djh mods. I put in new factory valves myself but it is starting...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6,852
Views: 1,102,051
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Sweet dude - psyched to see it... _

Sweet dude - psyched to see it...


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Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7,798
Views: 1,625,402
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Does anyone have a persistent noise from the top...

Does anyone have a persistent noise from the top end of their bikes that sounds like the valvetrain? My head is brand new with the djh mods. I put in new factory valves myself but it is starting...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22,489
Views: 2,095,973
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Harley ones are actually pretty cheap. I forget...

Harley ones are actually pretty cheap. I forget what. I'll pull them and see what I need. I put them in with djh's shim kit (awesome guy - mailed me his spring compressor and shim kit before I...
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