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Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
Thanks, Hopefully some wiring tonight and some...

Thanks,
Hopefully some wiring tonight and some on Sunday will have it finished and ready for bolting back together.

Jamie
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
Naked Pics needed

After a long hibernation I'm back to my DR project. It's time to put the wiring harness on the frame but I can't remember now how it came off. I took photos during disassembly but now they're...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
Not entirely certain but the swing arm I bought...

Not entirely certain but the swing arm I bought off ebay fits but has some minor differences compared with my 98 SE. The biggest was the rear disk guard there were no bosses for mounting it on the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
Maybe you could trade that wheel with someone who...

Maybe you could trade that wheel with someone who has one from the year range you need via the flea market?:dunno

Jamie
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 236,761
Posted By SloSolo2
Google Translate leaves a bit to be desired but...

Google Translate leaves a bit to be desired but those pictures of the damage are excruciatingly clear. Hope you have many years of fun after the rebuild.

Jamie
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
OK thanks guys. Jamie

OK thanks guys.

Jamie
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
Does this look right to you?

I'm back to work on my DR rebuild and need help. I have nothing to compare to but this wasn't what I expected. Should I get another Triple Tree?

Thanks,
Jamie...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
Recent Discovery - Toughest Material on Earth

Purple Suzuki paint.

This stuff is beating me down. I was hoping to get it to the painter tomorrow but that's just not going to happen. Maybe next Friday.

My respect for those of you who have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7,194
Views: 369,380
Posted By SloSolo2
Cool bike. Yeah Ryan I had to look. Now I'm...

Cool bike.

Yeah Ryan I had to look. Now I'm thinking I need some meds or something.

Jamie
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,241
Posted By SloSolo2
My bike but not my jacked up idea. Rvrhwki's...

My bike but not my jacked up idea.
Rvrhwki's crutch end (adjustable) with rubber tips on each end.

http://i700.photobucket.com/albums/ww6/slosolo2/IMG00254.jpg

You do bring a maintenance crew...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26,427
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Posted By SloSolo2
My first thought too but he's already replaced...

My first thought too but he's already replaced the petcock without a vacuum line.

Jamie
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
Stuck Float? Have you taken the carb apart? ...

Stuck Float?
Have you taken the carb apart?

The gas in the oil probably occurred while sitting but if you've run it with the thinned lubricant you may need a top end overhaul.
Jamie
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
Anybody know a source for Chain sliders besides...

Anybody know a source for Chain sliders besides the factory?

I'd like to replace mine when the bike goes back together. UFO offers one for the RM/RMZ but that looks like it would work but I have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
Back At It

Electrician came tonight to inspect my work and install a breaker for my garage outlets. After he left I thought I should try them out so I got the angle grinder and did some touch up work to the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,699
Posted By SloSolo2
Any specifics on the 2007? I assume it's a 990...

Any specifics on the 2007? I assume it's a 990 but which one and did he give you a price?

Thanks,
Jamie
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,699
Posted By SloSolo2
Don, can a "Competition" dealer order, sell and...

Don,
can a "Competition" dealer order, sell and support the 690 Enduro and 990 Adventure?

Thanks,
Jamie
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,506
Posted By SloSolo2
What's the risk associated with failure? If...

What's the risk associated with failure? If someone could get hurt then I'd recommend you fix it right. It will cost a lot less in the long run.

Jamie
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
I wasn't even gonna go here and get this kicked...

I wasn't even gonna go here and get this kicked to the basement but the "rackasaurus because it's so big" comment was just beggin.

Jamie
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,699
Posted By SloSolo2
OK so after my last post I started calling all...

OK so after my last post I started calling all the dealers in the Carolinas listed as "Full Line". :norton

Triangle Cycles in Durham, NC has just gotten a shipment with 990s and a 950 which they...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,699
Posted By SloSolo2
Happy you. You think KTM NA will continue...

Happy you.

You think KTM NA will continue to import street bikes if 70% of their dealer network opt to be dirt only? How many miles are you willing to tow/trailer a seriously broken bike to get...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-04-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,403
Posted By SloSolo2
I've been watching the Screamin Beaver thread and...

I've been watching the Screamin Beaver thread and thinking I'd try to head up if the machine's ready. Maybe we could just pile into their party? I'd say superbikes offer less conflict but I know...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,403
Posted By SloSolo2
Sharp eye Keith. It's a 90 B2600i. The last...

Sharp eye Keith. It's a 90 B2600i. The last time I actually rode the bike it came home in the bed of that truck.

Jamie
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
The plan is Wiseco 83mm for a 385cc, stock...

The plan is Wiseco 83mm for a 385cc, stock otherwise. I spent some time last night emailing machine shops for quotes. They all replied we don't/won't do the bore work call Mr. X at some other...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,403
Posted By SloSolo2
This looks like a good choice. I like waterfalls...

This looks like a good choice. I like waterfalls but I would also like to see some dirt roads. Single track would be sublime but I'll try not to get too hopeful.

Having more routes would appeal...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,403
Posted By SloSolo2
Ryan, Here are a couple of photos. Do you...

Ryan,
Here are a couple of photos. Do you think I went too minimalist?:lol3

http://i700.photobucket.com/albums/ww6/slosolo2/bfd9ea37.jpg
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,403
Posted By SloSolo2
Dual Sport for me please. See my next post...

Dual Sport for me please.

See my next post to determine how seriously you take my vote.:deal

Jamie
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,403
Posted By SloSolo2
As a recent arrival to the tag game you should...

As a recent arrival to the tag game you should expect the following:

Arrive - When Caycek5 says.
Do - What Caycek5 tells you to do.
Drink - Whatever's left.
Head out - When Caycek5 says you can...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
You did already replace the stock petcock right? ...

You did already replace the stock petcock right?

Any pictures of the muffler install?

Jamie
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
I was afraid this was the only way. I don't have...

I was afraid this was the only way. I don't have a ring compressor so that's a one time tool :bluduh. I was hoping to avoid buying the compressor by having the piston installed at the machine shop....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,403
Posted By SloSolo2
You have some kind of sadistic voyeurism thing...

You have some kind of sadistic voyeurism thing going on?:lol3

As far as the guide goes I think if it goes upstate one of the mountaineers should put the routes together.

Jamie
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26,427
Views: 3,209,908
Posted By SloSolo2
overbore question

OK
stupid question:
If I take the cylinder off and leave the rod connected to the crank, remove the piston from the rod, have the cylinder bored and a new larger piston installed in the bore by the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,403
Posted By SloSolo2
We kind of did promise to take it upstate. I...

We kind of did promise to take it upstate.

I vote later rather than sooner - hoping to get my bike reassembled before the event.

Jamie
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-01-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7,194
Views: 369,380
Posted By SloSolo2
Land, Looks like Kalonji caught them taking...

Land,
Looks like Kalonji caught them taking down the lights.
Jamie
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,699
Posted By SloSolo2
They must be doing something different because...

They must be doing something different because all the dealers were unhappy about the situation.

Jamie
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,699
Posted By SloSolo2
I just reread this and noticed you're in CA. My...

I just reread this and noticed you're in CA. My feeling after all the calls and visits I made last year was that KTM were focusing the Street bike sales to CA. Now I'm really perplexed by the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,699
Posted By SloSolo2
I spent some time looking for a 690E and a 990ADV...

I spent some time looking for a 690E and a 990ADV to sit on this fall to make some decisions. I travel all over the country for work so I hit quite a few dealers. The story was the same at every...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7,194
Views: 369,380
Posted By SloSolo2
I thought you already had one. Keep trying it's...

I thought you already had one. Keep trying it's a great feeling to get it. I'm hoping for more this summer.

Jamie
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 12,696
Posted By SloSolo2
I nominate Draechon VP of SC Tag-O-Rama...

I nominate Draechon VP of SC Tag-O-Rama Curmudgeon Operations.

SCFrank still gets my vote for Chairman the SCTORCO board although he's mellowed lately.

Jamie
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7,194
Views: 369,380
Posted By SloSolo2
AWESOME:clap I was just thinking what with the...

AWESOME:clap I was just thinking what with the Brown election and the Dem's faking to the center we need something to fight about and here it is: More divisive politics in the Tag thread.

Must...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7,194
Views: 369,380
Posted By SloSolo2
OOOOH that's gonna cause some controversy. I...

OOOOH that's gonna cause some controversy. I fully support Laura passing the tag to Brian.

That was a gorgeous photo too Ricepaddy.


Jamie
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