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Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 01:08 PM
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Posted By fleshpiston
Might be closer to 1/2"? Here's the difference in...

Might be closer to 1/2"? Here's the difference in length between WR and KLR.....





http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a203/jelling/ted006.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 12:08 PM
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Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
I think you're on the right track there. I...

I think you're on the right track there. I swapped the KLR stem into the Yam triple and right now I'm at the end of height adjustment. I'd like to raise the forks a bit in the triples but I'm already...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
Correct, Yamaha WR forks ..... sorry, I thought...

Correct, Yamaha WR forks ..... sorry, I thought that was understood from the dash question :doh






http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a203/jelling/momday003_zpsd27ff23c.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
Here ya go ...... ...

Here ya go ......






http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a203/jelling/klrjune002_zps0ef26c1d.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
I kept the stock fairing but here's my simple...

I kept the stock fairing but here's my simple dash ......






http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a203/jelling/dash005.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,888
Posted By fleshpiston
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a203/jelling/mom...

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a203/jelling/momday003_zpsd27ff23c.jpg







http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a203/jelling/paint005.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,631
Views: 387,950
Posted By fleshpiston
I'm not seeing the dumbass in that one? :dunno ...

I'm not seeing the dumbass in that one? :dunno Other than the front brake line it looks pretty well done. Looks fun. His price is somewhat reasonable too.



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Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 1,484,824
Posted By fleshpiston
A friend of mine is just finishing this up ..... ...

A friend of mine is just finishing this up .....





http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a203/jelling/patsbike%20007_zps9fmbac6x.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16,637
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Posted By fleshpiston
I'm using custom wound springs from these guys...

I'm using custom wound springs from these guys ....

http://www.houseofhorsepower.com/index.htm

Crunching the numbers suggested I needed .57 kg (I'm 200 lbs) They could do a straight rate but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 05:49 PM
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Posted By fleshpiston
Bring it on! :beer

Bring it on! :beer
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,056
Posted By fleshpiston
Not mine, no affiliation

http://desmoines.craigslist.org/mcy/4893450554.html


make an offer..... now is the time of year to get a deal
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
I think I have one, I can check tonight. ...

I think I have one, I can check tonight.

:beer
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,857
Posted By fleshpiston
Maybe not an absolutely essential mod but I'm...

Maybe not an absolutely essential mod but I'm pretty damn happy with Twin Headlight Ernie's clutch arm extension.

You'll really appreciate it if you're still using the knife-edge stock clutch...
Forum: Racing 02-06-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,463
Posted By fleshpiston
http://cdn.silodrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/0...

http://cdn.silodrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Wood-Rotax-SJ676-Grand-Prix-Racer.png








http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery%20C/yamaha-r7.png
Forum: Vendors 02-03-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,867
Posted By fleshpiston
I just had Ernie do two clutch arms, old and new...

I just had Ernie do two clutch arms, old and new version. Both were delivered with a one day turn-around. That's fast!

I'm using a Moose "shorty" clutch lever so I'm looking forward to the extra...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,626
Posted By fleshpiston
The only other one I know of is CA STU's, there...

The only other one I know of is CA STU's, there are pics somewhere here. Both bikes racked up some hard miles IIRC.

If I were looking to strengthen something on the main frame I'd do the footpeg...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,626
Posted By fleshpiston
Anytime! :beer :lol3 .

Anytime! :beer

:lol3


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Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,626
Posted By fleshpiston
Welcome Shigeta! I know the steering lock...

Welcome Shigeta!

I know the steering lock issue comes up a lot but for most of us that have done it it's not a problem (No disrespect to Beezer, I value his experiences and posts, but his case...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,626
Posted By fleshpiston
Might as well get this one out of the way early...

Might as well get this one out of the way early too.....

"just buy a KTM"


There, now we can move on. :1drink
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 879,318
Posted By fleshpiston
Surely they'll give her the yellow plate after...

Surely they'll give her the yellow plate after this year, no? :clap




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Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
I believe Touratech sells the luster .... it's on...

I believe Touratech sells the luster .... it's on backorder though :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
Good for you! :beer You're keeping the KLR too,...

Good for you! :beer You're keeping the KLR too, right?
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5,322
Views: 1,394,772
Posted By fleshpiston
Sorry it's not Jim's bike (his is much nicer) but...

Sorry it's not Jim's bike (his is much nicer) but this might be of some help. :beer

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=858987




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Forum: Old's Cool 01-10-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 36,581
Posted By fleshpiston
Hey I remember this thread! :freaky Long...

Hey I remember this thread! :freaky

Long time, no talk HD. I wish I had an answer for ya but I didn't paint my spring, just cleaned it up and put it back on the bike. Not much help I know :dunno
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Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 879,318
Posted By fleshpiston
When Barreda stopped to let Coma by yesterday, do...

When Barreda stopped to let Coma by yesterday, do you think that was a strategy discussed beforehand by HRC brass or was that all Bam Bam's call? :ear

Wouldn't it make more sense to try to...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 879,318
Posted By fleshpiston
Question for the f5 collective ..... When...

Question for the f5 collective .....

When Barreda stopped to let Coma by yesterday, do you think that was a strategy discussed beforehand by HRC brass or was that all Bam Bam's call? :ear
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Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 879,318
Posted By fleshpiston
Thank you for posting this! :thumb Can we add...

Thank you for posting this! :thumb Can we add these daily videos to the picture thread? It would be nice to have them all in one spot. kaia?

I don't speak Spanish but it's the only time I get to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
http://www.troll.me/images/futurama-fry/not-sure-i...

http://www.troll.me/images/futurama-fry/not-sure-if-trolling-or-serious.jpg
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 203,362
Posted By fleshpiston
Yes .... but is it 10cm higher than the seat base...

Yes .... but is it 10cm higher than the seat base :deal
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,321
Posted By fleshpiston
I believe the blogger guy summed it up here ........

I believe the blogger guy summed it up here .....

"Throttle response is better due to the direct pull on the slide"



I'd love to try one, but on the cheap with a used carb. :deal

The...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,152
Posted By fleshpiston
As others have done here I went the Cogent...

As others have done here I went the Cogent shock/YZ fork route .....





http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a203/jelling/mockup001.jpg
Forum: Racing 12-19-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 203,362
Posted By fleshpiston
Impressive! I'd really like to see a few laps...

Impressive! I'd really like to see a few laps with a full load of fluids though, I think it would be an interesting comparison :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,006
Posted By fleshpiston
Not super exotic but I got to take one of Billy...

Not super exotic but I got to take one of Billy Hofmeister's bikes for a spin.... holy torque monster!!





http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a203/jelling/05-08-08_1326.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
Haven't heard from you in a while, welcome back!...

Haven't heard from you in a while, welcome back! :beer





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Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
Well damn, learn something new every week :beer

Well damn, learn something new every week :beer
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
This just sounds like a really bad idea to me....

This just sounds like a really bad idea to me. :dunno Maybe they did it back in the day with old car iron blocks and heads? There is no way I would heat shock a modern aluminum motor. Nope. (and yes,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By fleshpiston
:roflthat's some funny shit :freaky Glad...

:roflthat's some funny shit :freaky


Glad you're (somewhat) ok Tsotsie, heal well! :beer




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Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
Not to :dhorse but maybe this will help clear...

Not to :dhorse but maybe this will help clear things up.....



Trailtech housing and stock OE sensor....
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
Probably a little late now but no need to cut...

Probably a little late now but no need to cut hoses, the temp sensor will thread right into the stock location on the head. :beer



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Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16,637
Views: 1,902,612
Posted By fleshpiston
Good stuff Xpress! :beer I made a simple dash...

Good stuff Xpress! :beer I made a simple dash for mine .......




http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a203/jelling/klrmarch021_zps1311c113.jpg
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