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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 08:42 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
And now you know why I usually just leave the...

And now you know why I usually just leave the keys in my bike all the time. :lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Yep, swelling up a bit, walking sucks. Going to...

Yep, swelling up a bit, walking sucks. Going to see a doctor to get an estimate on a recovery time and hopefully they can push my ship date back. :/

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 07:02 AM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Well I WANTED to ride today but I made a wrong...

Well I WANTED to ride today but I made a wrong turn and I'll be plenty late. :fpalm

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Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 33,471
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Posted By Anonawesome
I will give it to the battery for one thing....

I will give it to the battery for one thing. Trying to solve electrical issues with a capacitor is a PIA, having to start the bike every time you want to test a turn signal.

Sent from my SM-G900V...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 09:34 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
"Cool bike! Is it a 650?" "Nah 350" ...

"Cool bike! Is it a 650?"

"Nah 350"

"That thing's a 350 stroke??"

:lol3 I shouldn't laugh, but I was imagining what it would take to get a 350 stroke started. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
I'd be lying if I said I wasn't lightly...

I'd be lying if I said I wasn't lightly considering bailing wire as a permanent, tooless option right now...:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 10:19 AM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Still trying to dial in this new-to-me CV carb....

Still trying to dial in this new-to-me CV carb. Well, the majority of this tuning was me realizing that I put a hose on the vacuum port and not the overflow. :lol3

So with that capped it's still...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
NOICE. :thumb

NOICE. :thumb
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2015, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Sheesh it rains for ONE day and you guys are...

Sheesh it rains for ONE day and you guys are finding animal mating videos for entertainment? :arg
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 12:12 AM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Also something to note, make sure when...

Also something to note, make sure when reassembling not to over tighten the basket retaining nut. I can't recall the torque spec but I'm sure it's in the manual and it's really not as much as you'd...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 11:45 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Yes, "crunchy" shift changes and difficulty...

Yes, "crunchy" shift changes and difficulty finding neutral are remedied by replacing the thrust washers behind the basket, or, if you have a belt sander, grinding a few hundredths of an inch off of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 07:11 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Me too! :lol3 The depressions are really...

Me too! :lol3

The depressions are really just there for the "clicky" feeling and possibly to help keep it in gear. As long as you make sure to match up the indentations with what gear the bike is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 05:51 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
I was bored in between ad breaks on Hulu so I...

I was bored in between ad breaks on Hulu so I made this terrible rendition that might help people better understand the L-bracket function... Then realized I messed up the gear numbers twice and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 33,471
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Posted By Anonawesome
My poor mounting of my flush mount turn signals...

My poor mounting of my flush mount turn signals caused the wires to wear away and short out and I am unable to fix them... $43 for a new pair, then $16(?!) for shipping. :puke1
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
I had a GS500E that ate fork seals because some...

I had a GS500E that ate fork seals because some very minute chips in the chrome from road debris causes chronic rust. There was really no way to fix it other than replacing the forks. So I replaced...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 09:23 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Changing needle position is also possible by...

Changing needle position is also possible by pivoting it the other direction, but you do need to unbolt the tank and shove it up towards the bars. Wouldn't bother with the needle though. It really...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
I was going to recommend this as I used it as a...

I was going to recommend this as I used it as a temp fix for getting through mountain passes, but it still usually wasn't quite enough and didn't make it a lot better, just made it possible. Judging...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Anonawesome
I think they're alright for short term use on the...

I think they're alright for short term use on the bike but I really think the vibration starts to kill the internals earlier than they would naturally. Plus, microUSB ports are also known to be...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 12:15 AM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Oh and don't rely on your phone for GPS. The...

Oh and don't rely on your phone for GPS. The vibration, heat, or signal loss all can cause you to have to find a new navigation technique. Happened to me so many times and I'm surprised my phone...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 11:07 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
I would get at least 1 size smaller main and...

I would get at least 1 size smaller main and pilot. I never bothered with a pilot but it would certainly help. Even that might not be enough for a mountain pass at 10k ft but most of your riding will...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 06:05 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
I have a longer lever on my '90. I've always...

I have a longer lever on my '90. I've always kinda wanted to cut it down and get it re-welded but it's not really that big of a deal. It just might make starting a tiny bit easier. Not like it ever...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
We'll see when my throttle cable shows up and I'm...

We'll see when my throttle cable shows up and I'm back to 100% stock engine-wise. I'll make sure to do a test.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
I have the acerbis and pumper and I let it run...

I have the acerbis and pumper and I let it run dry last summer just to see how far I could get, as I had a fuel bottle with me. I believe it was about 180-185.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Yep, ear plugs with the supertrapp were pretty...

Yep, ear plugs with the supertrapp were pretty much required. Not to mention the couple times I had to run without an airbox door.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-12-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 73,485
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Posted By Anonawesome
AFAIK, it will be Sheppard AFB. At least that's...

AFAIK, it will be Sheppard AFB. At least that's what google tells me. Looks like I'll be spending plenty of time in Texas. :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-12-2015, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Thanks for the well wishes all. There...

Thanks for the well wishes all.



There isn't really a golf course is there?! I was scared enough when they told me I had to go outside. I couldn't imagine pulling a muscle and not making it!
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-11-2015, 06:26 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Speaking of posers, I'm quitting my job Saturday...

Speaking of posers, I'm quitting my job Saturday and shipping off to Air Force BMT July 14th so I'll have a few weekends free if anyone is wanting to ride in the (easy little bike, technical big...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 33,471
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Posted By Anonawesome
Anyone happen to have an extra throttle for an...

Anyone happen to have an extra throttle for an early CV carb? The one that isn't a push pull setup. The only place I could find that sells them is RMATV and it's on backorder for at least 2 weeks...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Anonawesome
What happens when the suspension compresses? Does...

What happens when the suspension compresses? Does it push up out of the top?
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Finally jumped on a BST33 on ebay, so I can...

Finally jumped on a BST33 on ebay, so I can finally take the WTB ad out of my signature. :D btw you now apparently can only have plain, non colored text and only 2 lines. The world is becoming a very...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
I recall a while back some guy suggested reverse...

I recall a while back some guy suggested reverse bleeding with turkey-baster-like syringe. I've never ordered such a tool because I've just opened the bleed valve and the weight of the already-filled...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Lighter fluid, aircraft remover, sulfuric acid,...

Lighter fluid, aircraft remover, sulfuric acid, 12ga buckshot. Might need to use all of those at the same time to get it off. :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 03:17 PM
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Views: 4,280,861
Posted By Anonawesome
Welp didn't have to look far up the line to find...

Welp didn't have to look far up the line to find this beauty

http://i.imgur.com/KFid2GK.jpg?1

Cleaned it up and it's running fine.

Guess I probably didn't even need a capacitor. Good thing I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Hmm. Doesn't appear to have been the capacitor....

Hmm. Doesn't appear to have been the capacitor. Still getting a high tach reading. Must be a bad ground somewhere...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Anonawesome
:dunno I just went with exactly what he did. Even...

:dunno I just went with exactly what he did. Even wrapped it with elect tape. Maybe the tape insulated it and it got hot. Not sure.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Yeah I've never even once used that ability so I...

Yeah I've never even once used that ability so I was willing to sacrifice it. Never wished I'd had a battery yet! :D

Not to mention, when a battery goes bad, it usually costs a little more than...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 33,471
Views: 4,280,861
Posted By Anonawesome
Any of you guys with capacitors ever have one go...

Any of you guys with capacitors ever have one go bad? Figured it'd last longer than a year, though it DOES have 15k miles on it and is a $6 part.

Sorry in advance if this is a repost. Tapatalk...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 05:56 AM
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Posted By Anonawesome
Yeah that's not even something you attempt to...

Yeah that's not even something you attempt to repair. Not only is an oil leak a risk, but a weak motor mount is pretty unsafe.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 33,471
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Posted By Anonawesome
To be fair, I can't recall ever hearing about a...

To be fair, I can't recall ever hearing about a DR "cooking" a head, seals, valves, etc., from just getting hot, even with oil. I think these motors can take a lot more abuse than most give them...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 33,471
Views: 4,280,861
Posted By Anonawesome
Pablo had a thermometer dipstick on his DR and he...

Pablo had a thermometer dipstick on his DR and he concluded that the times when it got the hottest, were slow, technical hill climbs. Other than that, it only takes minimal airflow to keep it cool....
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