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Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 549,806
Posted By SBG
Yes, that groove is to retain the seal between...

Yes, that groove is to retain the seal between the box and intake tubes. I've flame should be on either side of the box. I usually lube posts with armor all to get them to slip in easier.
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 397,530
Posted By SBG
I'm not 100%, but I thought I read somewhere that...

I'm not 100%, but I thought I read somewhere that the restriction is at the intake between the carb and the head. It's smaller so less flow gets thru. Could also be a throttle stop. These are my best...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 131,726
Posted By SBG
I'd like the 690, IF they weren't so ugly...

I'd like the 690, IF they weren't so ugly looking. That headlight sux, the fenders look to small, and everyone mentioning the abs, yeah, look how they appear to be just hung on like an after thought...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-20-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By SBG
Did you ever find anyone to go riding with? I'm...

Did you ever find anyone to go riding with? I'm on an old school DR650 and I just switched to a more street oriented at of tires, but I got interested in actually riding low key since I was driving...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 253,784
Posted By SBG
What to change?

Okay, dyno jetted, airbox fully open, exhaust. I dropped the main down from recommended because full throttle was cooking it out when trying to go on a hurry. Now, here's the issue. My air/fuel screw...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 253,784
Posted By SBG
Honestly, when I read float weight I was thinking...

Honestly, when I read float weight I was thinking of the actual floats because they seemingly apply weight on the gas to maintain the height. I never thought of the needle till I read float needle....
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By SBG
Springs and heavier weight oil, probably the...

Springs and heavier weight oil, probably the cheapest way to go for about $130. Of course you could just do oil. After that, Race tech emulators or Ricor intiminators for about $150-$200.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 397,530
Posted By SBG
I believe if you open up the airlock the mixture...

I believe if you open up the airlock the mixture on the bottom needs to be richer also by way of pilot jet. Mine had that low end hesitation to.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 397,530
Posted By SBG
Those are stockers from a 1996-2013 model. I had...

Those are stockers from a 1996-2013 model. I had the blue stockers on and wanted white. Someone from Australia said they had a pair and sent them to me foc. Awesome guy. Only thing I had to do was...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 397,530
Posted By SBG
Finally

Broke the 10,000 mile mark tonight after 23+ years. Still looks near mint with just a few mods.
http://pbr146.photobucket.com/albums/r271/SRG1/2013-06-19224410.png?t=1371702017 ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 397,530
Posted By SBG
I'm running the dynojet kit because I have a...

I'm running the dynojet kit because I have a Jardine pipe that is pretty open and very loud despite the outlet not being too huge.

I also run my bike with no snorkel or side cover on the airbox. I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 397,530
Posted By SBG
You need a new carb? You could probably just get...

You need a new carb? You could probably just get new o rings, check the boots for cracks, and see if a dynojet kit was installed but never adjusted properly. I have a K&N on mine, and from I've...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 397,530
Posted By SBG
Once again, she passes inspection after 23 years....

Once again, she passes inspection after 23 years. Just did full tune up myself. Valves, balance/timing chain, carb rebuild, new tires, chain, sprockets, IMS shifter, and new black fork boots.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 397,530
Posted By SBG
Did you actually try ordering from bike bandit or...

Did you actually try ordering from bike bandit or a dealership that can get NOS parts?
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 397,530
Posted By SBG
It actually looks like a fender from a European...

It actually looks like a fender from a European Yamaha XT600 from the mid 90's, or a Yamaha TT600 from the same period. I'm not 100%, but it actually might be a euro spec fender, though I've never...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 397,530
Posted By SBG
I just ordered a new airbox carb boot because my...

I just ordered a new airbox carb boot because my old one ripped. They are not that expensive just in case you do ruin it. I either hose it with armor-all or WD40. Makes it easier to slip in and out....
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 549,806
Posted By SBG
I can't believe the money some people want for...

I can't believe the money some people want for beat up parts.:eek1:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By SBG
Compared to 4 strokes under 200 cc's they are.

Compared to 4 strokes under 200 cc's they are.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By SBG
TTR125 or KLX 140???

TTR125 or KLX 140???
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,852
Posted By SBG
Suzuki makes DR's, Yamaha is the XT's. The XT's...

Suzuki makes DR's, Yamaha is the XT's. The XT's and TT's shared similar frames, but suspension components were better on the TT series, and they weighed about 30-50 lbs less without all the legal...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,417,945
Posted By SBG
Unfortunately, that is the single UGLIEST front...

Unfortunately, that is the single UGLIEST front fender to have ever graced a dirt/adventure bike. The only thing that came close was the mid 80's RM fenders, and currently, those ugly stumpy acerbis...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,089
Posted By SBG
1990 dr650s

This boke has a great rack and will go over 100mph, that said, cruising at 90mph will keep you in the vibration mode and getting it up to 90 isn't that hard, it's getting it over 100. My friend and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 397,530
Posted By SBG
I'm going to be honest, after 22 years, I finally...

I'm going to be honest, after 22 years, I finally checked mine. Only 9700 or do miles, and it was still pretty snug. I did adjust, but mine never made noise. Shouldn't hurt anything if it isn't that...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3,469
Views: 630,969
Posted By SBG
I think the XRE got its inspiration from this...

I think the XRE got its inspiration from this (even the colors are spot on):
http://scientopia.org/blogs/proflikesubstance/files/2011/02/spy_vs_spy_wallpaper_2560x1024_by_zarious1-copy.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11,557
Views: 1,045,104
Posted By SBG
Front fender appears to be a yamaha MX fender...

Front fender appears to be a yamaha MX fender somewhere in the 2002-2010 zone, and the rear fender appears to be an Acerbis Baja rear fender, but Polisport also makes one exactly like that, and I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 256,970
Posted By SBG
I remember that because my friend had the exact...

I remember that because my friend had the exact same year boke, and I made the mistake of getting the 125, which had zero guts. Since you seem to know First Blood, watch the scene where he knocks the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,508
Posted By SBG
I think they are just trying to see how big a...

I think they are just trying to see how big a chunk they take take out of the market with 90% compatability with the strada/terra while only investing a small amount to change the appearance.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,508
Posted By SBG
The problem is you are working around a BMW based...

The problem is you are working around a BMW based motorcycle with liquid cooling and they are using this same setup to keep cost down for 3 motorcycles now, and it won't surprise me if they do a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,508
Posted By SBG
Looks like they went with a more retro headlight....

Looks like they went with a more retro headlight. Wonder if it was due to legalities.http://www.ultimatemotorcycling.com/files/2012-husqvarna-unveils-the-concept-baja%201.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 70,552
Views: 7,057,789
Posted By SBG
I would say your theory is correct. I have a...

I would say your theory is correct. I have a heavier 1990 DR650 and I ran D606's for the last 3700 miles 99% on road and had zero chunking. This is hard acceleration, wheelies, and I'm talking really...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,889
Posted By SBG
So why not save $2000 and get a Husqvarna Te511?...

So why not save $2000 and get a Husqvarna Te511? I know reviews for the KTM show it to be top dog, even compared to the Beta, but $2000 can buy a whole lot of accessories.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15,626
Views: 2,246,514
Posted By SBG
I had a 1982 125. No guts, should have got the...

I had a 1982 125. No guts, should have got the 200-250 or 550, but parents were concerned about safety. Nothing scarier then NOT having the power to pass or get out of a hairy sutuation. Those bikes...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,402
Posted By SBG
I run an Arai XD3, but they just came out with...

I run an Arai XD3, but they just came out with the XD4, and I think a dualsport helmet is the way to go. Goggles or face shield, up to the rider.
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,310
Posted By SBG
I have to ask, is this even registered for the...

I have to ask, is this even registered for the road yet? And if not, why didn't you just go off road when he got to you? Not like he could chase you? So was the fine for illegal use or speeding? THAT...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3,469
Views: 630,969
Posted By SBG
But you have to be hunched over with your face...

But you have to be hunched over with your face about 6" from the shield to notice, and that's far from comfortable. Just MY experience, and my screen actually looks taller and the extra plastic...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3,469
Views: 630,969
Posted By SBG
I love the new Husky and it's probably going to...

I love the new Husky and it's probably going to be my replacement unless I REALLY dig the idea of the 511, or KTM500 that much more, but honestly guys, unless that fairing is HUGE, you won't notice...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,469
Views: 630,969
Posted By SBG
Click on this button...

Click on this button http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/insertimage.gifwhen you post a picture. If your link has an HTTP in it, just hit backspace when the link window pops up to get rid of the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,502
Posted By SBG
I know the CR125's had the 23" front tire. My...

I know the CR125's had the 23" front tire. My friend had one. Not sure of the year, but it had the red engine in it. Think 79, dual shocks.

This is it I'm pretty sure....
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,502
Posted By SBG
That bike is MINT! That's a "keep it for life"...

That bike is MINT! That's a "keep it for life" bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 57,125
Posted By SBG
That's true. My friends and I are quite good, but...

That's true. My friends and I are quite good, but even my friends son, who is quite fearless on his TT125 would actually put us on our WR250/450's to shame, especially in the tight sections, and...
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