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Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11,027
Views: 1,630,025
Posted By WaterOx
I have no idea what I'm doing, but...

Hayduke,

I have had a heck of a time getting the XT we bought (used) to run even half-decently. Idling problems, WOT problems, etc. I finally replaced the carb and petcock with stock units. After...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
I was the original big complainer about this long...

I was the original big complainer about this long ago...I took a mill bastard file to them and shaved them down just enough to get it to fit...didn't take too long and definitely not worried about...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
+1 I have rally pros on my ABS X and had no...

+1
I have rally pros on my ABS X and had no problems fitting
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7,017
Views: 1,074,704
Posted By WaterOx
Thanks GB :thumb NHTSA recalls...

Thanks GB :thumb

NHTSA recalls (http://www.ownersite.com/RecallMain.cfm?action=campaigns&make=BMW&model=G650X%20CHALLENGE&year=2007)

I know some others listed recent recalls/fixes that were...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,778
Posted By WaterOx
Available volunteer

Hi ColoradoRon,

I just filled out the volunteer form on HU site but wanted to let you know that I'm available for whatever. My plan now is to be in Silverton Wednesday night of the event so I can...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By WaterOx
Thanks for posting! I'll definitely be...

Thanks for posting!

I'll definitely be there to help out...was just riding there today and man, 1) it sure was nice not to be shot at and 2) wow it sure looks like a trash dump now...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
This has come up a lot in the last 4 months......

This has come up a lot in the last 4 months... everyone wants it but no one has done anything about it...or perhaps they're doing it in secret. :evil

I'm happy to let someone else boss me around...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,778
Posted By WaterOx
I went solo in 2006, brought my wife in 2007 and...

I went solo in 2006, brought my wife in 2007 and both of us will be there again this year! And we'll be bringing my brother-in-law. Looking forward to another great event! I will be able to volunteer...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
You can get the radiator hard part to fit if...

You can get the radiator hard part to fit if you're willing to do some filing/grinding of the beefy welds

- and -

installing a new rear sub-frame would not be that difficult - having to remove...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5476...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5476425&postcount=2165
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By WaterOx
I've thought about the ERC, but I don't have a...

I've thought about the ERC, but I don't have a big enough bike to meet the requirements :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By WaterOx
And HE was taking the class! :eek1 ...how does...

And HE was taking the class! :eek1 ...how does that make you feel about all the others out there that won't take the class...("CUZ I DONT NEED TO...I BIN RIDN FOR YEARS").

When I took the BRC, I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-26-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By WaterOx
Eco-cycle has bins for scrap metal both in...

Eco-cycle has bins for scrap metal both in Boulder and Longmont.

In Longmont, you can drop off any amount of oil (as long as its in 1 gallon milk jugs), as well as old batteries, at the Public...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
Ohlins group buy

FYI

If anyone is considering replacing their stock air shock with an Ohlins, there is a group buy going here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=322793) for 25% off...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
Cycletroll, I appreciate your feedback and I...

Cycletroll,

I appreciate your feedback and I have no interest in ranting.
And to the rest, I won't hijack this thread any further with this topic after this post....
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
My guess is that it would fit an XMoto or an...

My guess is that it would fit an XMoto or an XCountry.

However, because they state:

"We do not recommend installing centerstands on bikes with a lowered rear suspension because use on a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
I don't know as I don't have the engine guards. ...

I don't know as I don't have the engine guards.

The centerstand does modify the footpeg mounting and I think the guards do too,
so I would say chances of them working together is unlikely......
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2008, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
Apparently not. ...

Apparently not.

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/3792/595/

They say it won't work on XCountry or XMoto...only XChallenge.
Probably due to the fact that they don't have less...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2008, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
I have it and I like it. However, I always use a...

I have it and I like it. However, I always use a safety strap to keep the bike from rolling off it (forward).
When the bike is up on it, it is not as stable as the center stand that comes stock on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
I attempted that before (not with parallel jaw...

I attempted that before (not with parallel jaw self-adjusting) and it seemed impossible as it was a long ways to pull together, but I'll try again based on your suggestion! :nod

Have you done this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,040,956
Posted By WaterOx
White whale...beached

FYI

I posted (the first) issue I've encountered with the TT "white whale" 4.2 gal gas tank for the XCh on the Farkles thread...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
CAUTION: Before you start installing the TT...

CAUTION: Before you start installing the TT "white whale" 4.2gal gas tank

Note that IF you have the same fat frame weld beads on your XCh as I do then you WILL have the SAME issue I had with the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,040,956
Posted By WaterOx
Did you have to do anything to support the...

Did you have to do anything to support the headlamp assembly? I know the stock OEM fender seems to support the headlamp...

Thanks! Looks good!
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,300
Posted By WaterOx
Hey Sonymalc, Why no barkbusters? I also...

Hey Sonymalc,
Why no barkbusters?

I also always saw off a portion of the levers...then they don't rub on barkbusters and don't get damaged in a fall. :thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-14-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By WaterOx
Welcome! And great pics. I'm a n00b too and would...

Welcome! And great pics. I'm a n00b too and would like to do the WRT this year as well. Did you have to get a permit? Was that difficult?

I'm in Boulder/Longmont and hope to see you out on the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-14-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 7,507
Posted By WaterOx
Another addition

Added another one...this one for my wife.

I think I won points with her and proved I'm clearly comfortable in my man-ness since I rode that thing 30 miles thru rush-hour traffic in the Denver...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 921
Posted By WaterOx
Hiya Opie :wave We'll have to go for a...

Hiya Opie :wave

We'll have to go for a ride...I have a new (to me) KLR now too and live in Longmont.

Thankfully Hayduke prefarkled my KLR:D because

I like neduro's mantra: "the best thing...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 7,507
Posted By WaterOx
I can't wait to watch Parts 2 and 3! :lurk ...

I can't wait to watch Parts 2 and 3!
:lurk

I'd love to ride with you guys...

...right after I buy EVERY piece of protection I can get my hands on! :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 7,507
Posted By WaterOx
:bow Inspirational! :thumb

:bow Inspirational! :thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By WaterOx
Drats! I figured you would be down south! I was...

Drats! I figured you would be down south! I was up there today too...on Hayduke's new-to-me KLR.

I have zero dirt skills but still had fun.

So how do you like your Husky?

Looking forward to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 7,507
Posted By WaterOx
:patch I've read about the types of rides...

:patch

I've read about the types of rides you lead... :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 7,507
Posted By WaterOx
Always available to you Duke, anytime :thumb ...

Always available to you Duke, anytime :thumb

....but now that I've read the posts about (and seen pics of) Geek's bike...I may rescind my offer to let him borrow it :eek1.

I'm not ready for it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 7,507
Posted By WaterOx
I'm a n00b! Thank you, sir, may I have another?

Hi, I'm Ash, and I'm a n00b! (I'm willing to admit it, isn't that the first step? or does that come only after I bring the beer :lol3)

Three things to know about me:
1 - I'm a n00b
2 - I have no...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,153,416
Posted By WaterOx
I know this is old but.... SteveRed, Did...

I know this is old but....

SteveRed,
Did you ever install your TT test tank? If so did you write up your thoughts on it???? :ear
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By WaterOx
Alfredo, posted for you here...

Alfredo, posted for you here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=6413416#post6413416) too in case you don't check that thread.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,460
Posted By WaterOx
Exposed dirt?

Anyone have suggestions for a good dirt riding location for this weekend (March 1st)...that hasn't been covered up by snow from this past storm?

Fellow inmate asaracho is buying his Husky 610...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2008, 05:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,408
Posted By WaterOx
I have the Caribou cases...

I have the Caribou cases (http://cariboucases.com/store/?name=Home) (Pelican cases) on my F650GS and my brother-in-law has them on his '06 KLR.
You pretty much cannot destroy these things...they...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2008, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,233
Posted By WaterOx
Woody superlaced double-sig excel rims to my...

Woody superlaced double-sig excel rims to my stock XCh hubs with heavy duty spokes. I got a deal since I was the XCh "guinea pig" for him but got awesome set of wheels for about the price TT charges...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By WaterOx
Hope to see you (on it) out on some trails soon!...

Hope to see you (on it) out on some trails soon! :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By WaterOx
Way to go Alfredo :thumb ...though it looks...

Way to go Alfredo :thumb

...though it looks to purty to get dirty...

just sayin'
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