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Forum: Racing 06-10-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 132,848
Posted By Black7
I remember in 2008, Vettel beating Alonso soundly...

I remember in 2008, Vettel beating Alonso soundly in a second tier car. Sure, Alonso's a damn fine driver, but I'm calling bull-sheisse on that one. :krusty
Forum: Racing 06-04-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 132,848
Posted By Black7
Clearly that is the Sears catalog and the setup...

Clearly that is the Sears catalog and the setup sheet is being used as a bookmark.

"Hey Kimi, without being too dramatic, what do you think of this belt with these shoes?"
Forum: Racing 05-26-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 132,848
Posted By Black7
I think its 'funny' that Jean Todt visited...

I think its 'funny' that Jean Todt visited Ferrari, when its a known fact that he and Ferrari used to do the exact same thing with Bridgestone!

And they won't strip the win. They will likely just...
Forum: Racing 05-23-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 132,848
Posted By Black7
Wing aero is amazingly complex as well. Just...

Wing aero is amazingly complex as well. Just looking at some of them it seems they are using some of the blades as a combo aero element and as a faux 'duct' to create high pressure areas then...
Forum: Racing 05-17-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 132,848
Posted By Black7
I really see no difference at all this year from...

I really see no difference at all this year from any other year with regard to equipment and rules. The "F" in F1 stands for Formula and by design, the formula changes periodically. While the tire...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16,081
Views: 1,002,073
Posted By Black7
I came in to see about possible rides, but your...

I came in to see about possible rides, but your post interested me. Digital metadata is in every photo you take with every digital camera. Its trivially easy to see the information you posted with a...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,387
Posted By Black7
With all due respect, I was the one that said you...

With all due respect, I was the one that said you shouldn't compare them!!! There are a lot of expensive Euro bikes out their.

There seems to be an efforts here to make something out of nothing....
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,387
Posted By Black7
I believe I covered it how I intended. I don't...

I believe I covered it how I intended. I don't believe the build quality of the Triple/Daytona or Monster is better then the Jap bikes you covered in your price comparison. When I said "almost twice...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,387
Posted By Black7
I think I agree with the general consensus that...

I think I agree with the general consensus that I'm seeing here. Honda is just a well engineered bike, with a higher build quality. In general I'd rank Yamaha second, however I think the Star line of...
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,190
Posted By Black7
Update

Well, YES, every spring needs the adapter, so figure on adding $29 to every rear spring. So far LOVE the spring, but getting the adapter has been a fiasco. Sent an email to ask which piece I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By Black7
EZ Spring Change w/ confidence

I have an '08 DR650 and was pretty confused at the instructions of my new Racetech front springs. First, I highly recommend Racetech springs. They are priced well, service is great and they know what...
Forum: Face plant 04-30-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,387
Posted By Black7
When I was in college I worked the parts counter...

When I was in college I worked the parts counter for a Honda dealer. In those 2 years we had over a dozen customers or employees seriously injured or killed on motorcycles. Chances are excellent all...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,190
Posted By Black7
Rear Racetech Spring

Ok, I should know this by now, but I just ordered a set of RACETECH springs direct for my 08 DR650. I'm looking at the options after the fact and it seems they also sell an adapter like the Eibach...
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,995
Posted By Black7
Diesel Oils meet the API standard listed in any...

Diesel Oils meet the API standard listed in any Owners Manual, which after all, is the only standard that is required.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16,081
Views: 1,002,073
Posted By Black7
Yep. Sarcasm goes both ways. :evil

Yep. Sarcasm goes both ways. :evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16,081
Views: 1,002,073
Posted By Black7
Dude, thats like 300,000 miles in car miles. Just...

Dude, thats like 300,000 miles in car miles. Just buy 3 extra ones for the next 120,000 miles and shut up already.
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,995
Posted By Black7
Hmmm, this was about to disappear and be...

Hmmm, this was about to disappear and be forgotten among the multitude of other oil threads. If I had to wonder, I'm curious why there was a need to defend yourself when in the end, your products are...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,995
Posted By Black7
Continuing the "logical" conversation, one reason...

Continuing the "logical" conversation, one reason the OEMs wouldn't is because they put in an oil that is "good enough" to work. They even tell you to change the oil after the initial 800 to 1000...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,995
Posted By Black7
I don't personally see anything incorrect with...

I don't personally see anything incorrect with what SynLube guy said per se. He's merely repeating standards produced by someone else which he is bound to due to being in the industry. If I do have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,427
Posted By Black7
Yeah being that I already have the Sport bags, I...

Yeah being that I already have the Sport bags, I was hoping I could use them. Although I've checked out other bags and do really like the Dirtbagz I'm probably just going to make due with repurposing...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Black7
I have a custom built hitch carrier. Works great...

I have a custom built hitch carrier. Works great to carry my DR, but as has been said, if your tongue weight is close, the carrier itself weighs a ton and needs to be added to the bike weight. If you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,427
Posted By Black7
Saddlebags and '08 DR650

I have a set of Cortech Sportbag Saddlebags from my street bike that I'd like to use on my DR but I'm finding conflicting info about using them without a side rack.

So can I use them without...
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,900
Posted By Black7
Use the coupon and go buy it! Its like the only...

Use the coupon and go buy it! Its like the only relatively expensive item you can still use the coupons for.
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,928
Posted By Black7
To me, putting my bike up on this and turning the...

To me, putting my bike up on this and turning the wheel myself just seems safer.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,900
Posted By Black7
This particular one is the non-folding one, but...

This particular one is the non-folding one, but I'm hoping to find some expanded metal for the decking, and Im going to weld tie-down loops around the frame for starters. Should be a decently fun one...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,900
Posted By Black7
Hmmm,...I've had no troubles with HF tools at...

Hmmm,...I've had no troubles with HF tools at all; electric, pneumatic, or handtools. I've got a whole garage full of them along with some Kobalt, and Craftsman thrown in. I'm a garage tinkerer and...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,900
Posted By Black7
That would be "the secret clearance" I spoke of...

That would be "the secret clearance" I spoke of in the original post, and the entire reason for posting. Its listed on sale, but the trailer is getting a different SKU number so the old SKU (the one...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,900
Posted By Black7
Yeah, my buddy bought one a year back and I...

Yeah, my buddy bought one a year back and I assembled it for him. I would have never considered buying one thinking they were basically sheetmetal, but it ended up being better then I thought.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,900
Posted By Black7
Harbor Freight Trailer

If you have been looking for a cheap trailer frame, print off this coupon, then go to Harbor Freight and ask for Item # 94564. I stumbled on their secret clearence for their 1700lbs trailer and...
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,928
Posted By Black7
Sorry to hijack but... Do you guys apply it...

Sorry to hijack but...

Do you guys apply it to the inside of the chain or the outside? I spray the outside when the chain is around the rear sprocket, as the spray lube can says too, but I get it...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,157
Posted By Black7
I think its a good idea to isolate the front...

I think its a good idea to isolate the front suspension with a long piece of 1x4 or 2x4 between the top of the front tire and the botton triple tree. Once you use the racket straps to pull down on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,374
Posted By Black7
In my opinion, the stockers are heftier and while...

In my opinion, the stockers are heftier and while they are still "out there", I'd imagine they are better able to withstand being caught on whatever passes by. Again, just my opinion.
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,374
Posted By Black7
While I'm really diggin' the enthusiasm and your...

While I'm really diggin' the enthusiasm and your choice of mods, I'm thinking you will want to rethink those rear tails if you take it off-road. They look prime for being ripped off by a tree limb or...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By Black7
Actually I have been looking into this since...

Actually I have been looking into this since posting this morning. I was misguided in thinking the CO2 cartridges were a one time use thing, but I've since seen that that's not the case. I'll add...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By Black7
Yeah, I do have to take that into consideration...

Yeah, I do have to take that into consideration too. My ride yesterday, I rode 70 miles total on-road to the OHV park and back. I'd feel more comfortable with the "right" pressures for a commute that...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By Black7
Cool. Thanks. I'll give that a shot.

Cool. Thanks. I'll give that a shot.
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By Black7
Lowering & raising tire pressure on trails

I just bought a DR and took it off-road yesterday. I ended up getting on some soft gravel roads, and with the tire pressure that I used on pavement, I was skating all over the place and felt very...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-21-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16,081
Views: 1,002,073
Posted By Black7
At what point does this start to make sense?

At what point does this start to make sense?
Forum: Face plant 02-17-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,641
Posted By Black7
I'll admit, with the group of people I was riding...

I'll admit, with the group of people I was riding it, it was inevitable. We all worked at the same Honda shop together. They were crazy a$$ riders and I just wanted to keep up. For instance, the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 02-17-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,966
Posted By Black7
No I haven't. Didn't know that was an option....

No I haven't. Didn't know that was an option. Thats good info. Thanks.
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