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Forum: Photos 06-16-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 382,227
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Yep, it's a total game changer for winter IFR. ...

Yep, it's a total game changer for winter IFR. They are both Aero Twin conversions, the A with 850hp and 950hp on the grand.
Forum: Photos 06-06-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 382,227
Posted By Glacier Pilot
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/06/41e66d6ec1...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/06/41e66d6ec1d9e67eb3751aaaba3d75c2.jpg

Time to go offroad.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/28/ee578c4788...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/28/ee578c478859c1be9c6692e65ba49c88.jpg

A sunny day in Southeast Alaska.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
I decided to change out my KN air filter for a...

I decided to change out my KN air filter for a Uni last night and found that the rock screen in the inner part of the air box had been knocked loose and was laying in the air box. Is there a easy...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,435
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Nice, Garrett power for the win on the Otters!

Nice, Garrett power for the win on the Otters!
Forum: Photos 05-13-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,257
Posted By Glacier Pilot
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/13/d5b385780f...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/13/d5b385780ffa4b36caddf1e87dc0f94d.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,435
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Nice! I was able to get my XT225 in a 206 to get...

Nice! I was able to get my XT225 in a 206 to get from Juneau to Glacier Bay with just the mirrors removed. Who are you flying for up there?
Forum: Photos 05-11-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 382,227
Posted By Glacier Pilot
I just fly em, but I do end up helping out in the...

I just fly em, but I do end up helping out in the shop quite a bit. We must have been ordering some parts I take it?
Forum: Americas 05-10-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 995
Views: 70,504
Posted By Glacier Pilot
I still need to make it up there, I guess I have...

I still need to make it up there, I guess I have been slacking. We rented the Polk inlet cabin for the weekend and spent a day and a half clearing downed trees just to get to the cabin.
I keep a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-10-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,754
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Ha ha, nice.. be sure to say hi next time your at...

Ha ha, nice.. be sure to say hi next time your at the airport.
Forum: Photos 05-10-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 382,227
Posted By Glacier Pilot
We are in the process of moving the floats from a...

We are in the process of moving the floats from a PT6 van to the Garrett van. Did you pass through POW?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-09-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,754
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Nice shot.... must not have been me flying, I...

Nice shot.... must not have been me flying, I don't remember a KTM in the parking lot.
Forum: Photos 05-09-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 382,227
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Pulling up at the office. ...

Pulling up at the office.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/09/9ed762ae6cb68387ac834b1070d9e00f.jpg


Oil changes all around.
...
Forum: Americas 05-08-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 995
Views: 70,504
Posted By Glacier Pilot
With over 2000 miles of logging road on the...

With over 2000 miles of logging road on the island there is lots to explore, but most spurs are dead ends, so it's up and back on most of the side roads. Camping ranges from forest service cabins, 2...
Forum: Americas 05-06-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 995
Views: 70,504
Posted By Glacier Pilot
What dates are you planning to be on POW?

What dates are you planning to be on POW?
Forum: Alaska 05-06-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Warner Yamaha can't order them and have them come...

Warner Yamaha can't order them and have them come up in their regular order? Happy-Trail.com will also ship tires U.S. mail.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
My 2003 kept popping spokes on the rear wheel....

My 2003 kept popping spokes on the rear wheel. After seeing some discussion both here and on XT225.com on Woody's Wheel Works I sent it in for a upgrade with heavy duty stainless spokes and nipples...
Forum: Alaska 04-13-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,566
Posted By Glacier Pilot
I guess the ferry's budget issues are not getting...

I guess the ferry's budget issues are not getting much news time out side of Southeast. The new Governor Walker took the axe to the operating budget and the ferry system is looking to cancel...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
For sealing O rings in the carb I would go with...

For sealing O rings in the carb I would go with fuel lube. It is a waxy paste for sealing up aircraft fuel systems.

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cspages/ezturnlube.php
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Trying my best to stay in cell range as I am on...

Trying my best to stay in cell range as I am on reserve today.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/04/c4b63f36792f6506d282dec821f9b558.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
I would like one as well, please send me a PM as...

I would like one as well, please send me a PM as well.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Corrosion happens. Found this inside the...

Corrosion happens.

Found this inside the front rim after investigating a flat tire.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/09/a54c682e9ed0e9eff9e6be1b1ee63e6e.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
I ordered one new OEM Carb from Bike Bandit about...

I ordered one new OEM Carb from Bike Bandit about 2 months ago for around $500.
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
I did mine 4 or 5 years ago and was able to do it...

I did mine 4 or 5 years ago and was able to do it with out the clutch basket tool. From what I remember taking the new gasket and tracking it out over a piece of cardboard and punching out the bolt...
Forum: Photos 03-05-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 382,227
Posted By Glacier Pilot
That brings back memories, I worked at company...

That brings back memories, I worked at company that had a C model that was built from the factory on floats for the Navy.
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Yep that's the one. It has around 5000 miles on...

Yep that's the one. It has around 5000 miles on it. It was pretty well taken care of by a retired guy. Now to start the mod wish list and get it on par with this one.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
One came up in Wrangell last month, I was able to...

One came up in Wrangell last month, I was able to snag it for $1600. There has also been a XT250 in Juneau listed on CL for awhile. Went with the 225 to have matching his an her bikes.
Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Keep an eye on the ferry schedule. The new...

Keep an eye on the ferry schedule. The new governor is looking to gut the summer schedule and park boats in the name of budget cuts. It's causing a bit of uproar here in Southeast.

Around...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
And if you don't live in a larger town Fedex...

And if you don't live in a larger town Fedex charges $60 for 2nd day air on a $3.00 part and then they throw it in the U.S. Mail in Anchorage and it hopefully shows up in a week or two, and good luck...
Forum: Photos 02-22-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 382,227
Posted By Glacier Pilot
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/22/552b2e4...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/22/552b2e41c1236378c47c1512bc318b7b.jpg
970 combined horsepower.
Forum: Alaska 02-18-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,257
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Hey all, it's been a pretty nice February so far...

Hey all, it's been a pretty nice February so far in the lower end of the panhandle. A nice partly cloudy and 45 degree today, so will have to find a excuse to get the bike out. After the close to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
A real sheep skin chamois also works for...

A real sheep skin chamois also works for filtering fuel as well and folds up nicely.
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,551
Posted By Glacier Pilot
That Wolfman bag would look great on the back of...

That Wolfman bag would look great on the back of my XT225 touring around my corner of Southeast Alaska. We average 150 to 200 inches of rain a year so a good dry bag is pretty handy.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Finally got the bike back up and running again. ...

Finally got the bike back up and running again.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/06/2c0aee41c2c991ecc4891b673608ae4f.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,963,752
Posted By Glacier Pilot
I had the plastic nipple break off that connects...

I had the plastic nipple break off that connects to a drain hose. Is this a replaceable part? The hose is listed in the parts catalog but not the plastic piece in the carb. If not is it ok to leave...
Forum: Alaska 03-23-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,630
Posted By Glacier Pilot
Been off the board for a while, so was late in...

Been off the board for a while, so was late in seeing this post. There is LOTS of road to ride on the island, been here about a year now and have barely covered any of it. There is going to be a...
Forum: Alaska 07-16-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,057
Posted By Glacier Pilot
My neighbor was treed by a moose for over an...

My neighbor was treed by a moose for over an hour.. he unloaded a can of bear spray on it.. as far as he could tell it just make it REAL mad. Also if you discharge a can, (hopefully the wind doesn't...
Forum: Photos 06-17-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 105,681
Posted By Glacier Pilot
The bike loaded on the Jeep and the Jeep loaded...

The bike loaded on the Jeep and the Jeep loaded on the M/V Columbia.

http://img.tapatalk.com/a693598f-1d9d-8f8b.jpg

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I727 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Photos 06-05-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 134,831
Posted By Glacier Pilot
http://img.tapatalk.com/a6935991-2c66-883e.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/a6935991-2c66-883e.jpg

Taken on Prince of Wales Island, AK

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Forum: Photos 06-04-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 389,675
Posted By Glacier Pilot
http://img.tapatalk.com/a6935997-bc71-73ec.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/a6935997-bc71-73ec.jpg
Taken on Prince of Wales Island, AK

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I727 using Tapatalk 2
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