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Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2012, 05:43 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
Uhhh, no, I would have expected a person to add a...

Uhhh, no, I would have expected a person to add a small thin plate after cutting it. And, I don't quite understand your comment of overstiff 99% of the time?? It is actually possible to have it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2012, 09:00 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
Yep. . .you shouldn't use the brace. I agree....

Yep. . .you shouldn't use the brace. I agree. Like those other gents have even mentioned, DO SPRINGS, do whole forks ?, do valves,. . .do shock also, same time. Make them match so no dolphin po-go's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2012, 07:01 AM
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Posted By DirtySumo
:lol3 SOOOoooooo true. Tech23 is also on....

:lol3

SOOOoooooo true.
Tech23 is also on.
Looooong ago, there I was on top of a ridge, waaaay up a knarly single track trail that had me thinking I just made it up a trail few humans have...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2012, 06:18 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
There you go then. . . " No more for Brace for...

There you go then. . . " No more for Brace for You !" heh heh.. . ( I hope Seinfeld doesn't file ) .
Glad you didn't crash. I think the brace is more for people who are more concerned about street...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2012, 05:29 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
Boulder: I relate to those Satan cracks. Those...

Boulder: I relate to those Satan cracks. Those demons exist as friggin inline road splits elsewhere and have soiled me enough times. Those guys who haven't almost scraped an elbow from those haven't...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2012, 02:22 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
Not This.. orThat

boulder:
I have a search out for a rear hub to lace a 4.25" to it. That will make my project complete, sorta. Then a 140 rear 705 and a front 120/90/17 705 and my "shitty road" cruiser will be good...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2012, 12:35 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
You are right about the clearance. . . but in all...

You are right about the clearance. . . but in all honesty, a person doing knarly offroad will do quite well w/o a brace.
Rock-gardens were comfy on my XR600. . .UNTIL I put a brace on it. I think...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 08:22 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
No. Ordered a rim with a DR650 front hub as a...

No. Ordered a rim with a DR650 front hub as a mate. Got to be sure those spoke hole angles are stress-free for the spokes. BE SURE OF THAT, ok? Evil things can happen if you don't. Do not use a DR...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 08:12 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
Simple sheet metal screws shimmed with high-temp...

Simple sheet metal screws shimmed with high-temp gasket mat at each screw. The gaskets weren't really needed: the stock bends actually elevates the main body. . . but, what the heck. It'll stop SOME...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 03:43 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
They are sweeeet. Actually, sorta had too. The...

They are sweeeet. Actually, sorta had too. The 21" skidded a tad when trying to push it a bit too much. Too much pucker factor, if you know what I mean. The 120/90's stick pretty good . .enough to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 03:38 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
Yep. . .the hindsight ."Darn. . should'a worn...

Yep. . .the hindsight ."Darn. . should'a worn more". . can really suck. We pad-people are true masters of our destiny, sir. :jack:jack
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 01:59 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
+1 I can't count how many times in my life I've...

+1
I can't count how many times in my life I've made-do with 'unknown' material but correct size. . . .AND had to do it all over again after the O ring swelled up or came apart. "Never have time to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 12:03 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
ALMOST a knee buster asteroid . .

+1
JUST happened on Easter. . ."Just when you think it's safe to get in the 'water" . ---> Zipping along a county canyon that has "rock slides" once in a while, a pick-up truck coming the opposite...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 09:23 AM
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Posted By DirtySumo
"Yes". . . fairly normal. HOW MUCH it sits there...

"Yes". . . fairly normal. HOW MUCH it sits there can depend on your sprocket sizes, but if it didn't sit there it could mean your chain is waaaaay too tight. That chain thingy will be moving away...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 08:46 AM
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Posted By DirtySumo
+1 +1 That's what I did too. "Simple" is my...

+1 +1

That's what I did too. "Simple" is my moto.
To address the original post --> Since it was mentioned somewhere long ago, the Collective "We" have concluded that Suzuki mounted the roller...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 11:02 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
Well, then, there you have it. I have now...

Well, then, there you have it. I have now ACTUALLY gone thru all pages from 2008 to here. I was going to go back to this info. . . .so thanks A-G for summing up. ( 3000 some-odd pages?. . .good lord,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 01:05 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
++1 Can't get any more right than this.:clap ...

++1
Can't get any more right than this.:clap
I assumed he already knew how/when his comp. stroke was happening.:bash

You 'da man, bro.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 11:51 AM
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Posted By DirtySumo
Yep. . .a tad & a touch.:D Drawbacks? "One man's...

Yep. . .a tad & a touch.:D Drawbacks? "One man's treasure is another man's trash. .etc. Some people on dirty bikes may ride like I do in a bumpy-but-hual-butting-turn. ---> on the pegs and shoving...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 10:59 AM
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Posted By DirtySumo
Tried with two people? Comes by faaaaast. Might...

Tried with two people? Comes by faaaaast. Might need a spotter if doing it by wheel.
Really, as long as you are in that long sweep of "No Lift" area of a cam. . .makes no matter for valve lash...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2012, 01:54 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
[QUOTE=Rumlover;18385428]I had a similar issue...

[QUOTE=Rumlover;18385428]I had a similar issue with mine, both when stock and after some jetting changes. I finally found the sweet spot by adjusting the pilot/fuel screw out almost two turns. A...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 01:21 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
+1 Or, like myself: Being an airplane guy. ....

+1
Or, like myself: Being an airplane guy. . .light is better. So, a dab of ATV on a fingertip. I'm sure i get maybe .00000000000002 more mpg.:D

edit: yeah yeah yeah. . . .ok: Smear the atv...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 09:27 AM
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Posted By DirtySumo
I was thinking that for the first time in my life...

I was thinking that for the first time in my life I would put bling money towards saving the planet, reforming murderers in prison, saving vermin, saving endangered spiders, etc, etc. .
But . . . ....
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 10:11 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
OK then. The pissin' starts now. I might see...

OK then. The pissin' starts now. I might see that 'Grifter guy near Middle Creek . . .or maybe Elkins Flat up in the pines (after I remove some tape, natch' ) :D:D
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 08:58 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
UberKul: I understand. My back...

UberKul:

I understand.

My back surgery .. shattered shoulder. . knee surgery. . snapped collar bone . .. and the latest: heart surgery. . sorta made me mellow out a bit. The heart problem was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 04:50 PM
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Posted By DirtySumo
Thank yeeeew for the welcome. .. and you coming...

Thank yeeeew for the welcome. .. and you coming from a 'S'ford area & F'Hill past, it makes me all warm & fuzzy inside. Not a lot of people know about ForestHill. .the pine tree meca of that part of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 09:54 AM
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Posted By DirtySumo
+1 +1 again and multiplied That's what most...

+1 +1 again and multiplied

That's what most people don't consider. Did over twenty carb'd bikes in my off-road addiction, and ten carb' road bikes . . . and in EVERY one of them the consumption...
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