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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:57 AM
Replies: 27,237
Views: 3,314,167
Posted By dentvet
A screw always has threads, by definition:lol3 so...

A screw always has threads, by definition:lol3 so your carb is stripped out? That would explain why the screw was missing.

Your engine noise sounds like gear teeth. Since you also have no oil...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27,237
Views: 3,314,167
Posted By dentvet
I wanted to lower my 93 250 so i shortened my...

I wanted to lower my 93 250 so i shortened my shock 20mm. It dropped the seat about 1.5 inches.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25111543&postcount=6

6mm shorter would drop you less...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 975
Posted By dentvet
Skip the thumper if you definitely don't want to...

Skip the thumper if you definitely don't want to ride on the trails. An older vstrom is the same price as a dr650 and can do the scenic roads just as well.

Put a hitch on it and bring your pedal...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6,093
Views: 295,597
Posted By dentvet
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=101725...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1017250

Is Atlanta close enuf? :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By dentvet
Bike transport between DC and Atlanta

I'll be traveling to and fro mid November. Let me know if you need a bike transported either way along the route:deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 106,316
Posted By dentvet
it was a trials bike...:deal

it was a trials bike...:deal
Forum: Racing 10-14-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5,211
Views: 610,061
Posted By dentvet
Hey troy, Water consumption by horses...

Hey troy,
Water consumption by horses transported for competitions is a big deal. If the critter gets all fussy about the taste of water while away from home, they risk gut impaction if they don't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-13-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By dentvet
i'm going to Atlanta for a conference next month....

i'm going to Atlanta for a conference next month. It looks like it might be worth it to bring a moto along... lots of listings here:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,341
Posted By dentvet
I offer my condolences to those grieving the loss...

I offer my condolences to those grieving the loss of this friendly and generous rider. Don was taken too soon.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4,546
Views: 775,298
Posted By dentvet
Yes a thrown chain would do that but I would have...

Yes a thrown chain would do that but I would have thought it would have been leaking the whole time.

What happened as it stalled? Is the engine locked up? I think oil starvation kills the head...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4,546
Views: 775,298
Posted By dentvet
Only faint hope. Looks like you sucked up a...

Only faint hope.

Looks like you sucked up a rock that broke the lip inward.

The external damage might be the least of your worries since your engine seized without oil.

The lip...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 106,316
Posted By dentvet
So I found a bike in Livingston that I think I...

So I found a bike in Livingston that I think I want. Does anybody have the time or inclination to act as my agent there?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 23,022
Posted By dentvet
Pretty sure I have a front tire for you...

Pretty sure I have a front tire for you...
Forum: Racing 09-20-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 17,040
Posted By dentvet
7 Ian Blythe #6 same inmate name:deal go...

7 Ian Blythe #6 same inmate name:deal

go man from Sedalia Colorado!
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By dentvet
I just lowered a 250 down to 34 inches by...

I just lowered a 250 down to 34 inches by shortening the shock length. Not terribly difficult or expensive if you are handy in the shop. The following steps will shorten the street shock about 20 mm....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2,091
Views: 132,250
Posted By dentvet
marshall, pm sent...

marshall, pm sent...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2,091
Views: 132,250
Posted By dentvet
I can ride tomorrow. if we are paying money,...

I can ride tomorrow. if we are paying money, lets pay for taskers gap instead of skyline drive:deal
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 27,237
Views: 3,314,167
Posted By dentvet
2. Theres a plastic donut under the eclip. If...

2. Theres a plastic donut under the eclip. If there is an additional thin metal shim, it would be for a half groove adjustment

Did you sell your links?
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By dentvet
What year? What test did the original stator...

What year? What test did the original stator fail? What's so bad about the wiring Job, is it a full dualsport add on kit with blinkers etc? Aftermarket regulator?

One thing comes to mind in a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 27,237
Views: 3,314,167
Posted By dentvet
thanks, it turns out my bike is a 93 model p but...

thanks, it turns out my bike is a 93 model p but the gauges are missing so I'll have to wait to do a speed at rpm test to determine the gearing
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27,237
Views: 3,314,167
Posted By dentvet
Would a 94 250 se be the ordinary gear spread? I...

Would a 94 250 se be the ordinary gear spread? I just picked one up with 14/42 sprockets it feels geared to the moon
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By dentvet
How ironic that the 650 is a lower bike than the...

How ironic that the 650 is a lower bike than the 350...

Kouba lowering links, putting a spacer inside the shock, or finding a shorter shock for the rear.

Spacers inside the forks or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 27,237
Views: 3,314,167
Posted By dentvet
slipping is when your bike doesn't move when you...

slipping is when your bike doesn't move when you let out the clutch. Or if the engine revs up without a corresponding increase in mph as you go up a hill.

Dragging is when your bike wants to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4,609
Views: 1,128,957
Posted By dentvet
That setup needs an attachment point up on the...

That setup needs an attachment point up on the swingarm. As it sits it looks like a errant stick or rock could easily deflect the unit in or out, now you have it wadded up into the spokes, tire and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,012
Posted By dentvet
this is a rare circumstance where the collective...

this is a rare circumstance where the collective adv professor has allowed the student to find the correct answer on his own:D

if you have clutch and throttle control, the 300 can be very...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 172,205
Posted By dentvet
any feedback on the ox brake?

any feedback on the ox brake?
Forum: Racing 09-02-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5,211
Views: 610,061
Posted By dentvet
from that weblink: Bonds to almost...

from that weblink:

Bonds to almost anything except polyethylene (gas tanks are not made of polyethylene). Bonds to wood, plastic, rubber, concrete, metals.

Uh oh, I'm pretty sure gas...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,012
Posted By dentvet
Kdx will have better suspension than the crf,...

Kdx will have better suspension than the crf, mostly because it has more travel to deal with.. the kdx was almost unchanged from 1996 apart from a 220 being offered in the same chassis.




The...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-28-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,693
Posted By dentvet
ok we are getting it narrowed down now. 270...

ok we are getting it narrowed down now. 270 pounds for your klx is respectable. if we add 15 pounds for a starter on top of the 220 pound xr200/crf hybrid shown previously we are at 235 pounds for...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-28-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 52,946
Posted By dentvet
I don't know for sure but it looks like the...

I don't know for sure but it looks like the adapter is a micro USB.

Do some waterproof phones have a magnetic connector like a surface tablet or something else altogether, like a cradle that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,012
Posted By dentvet
Of course its the suspension. Better suspension...

Of course its the suspension. Better suspension is more forgiving and less tiring. Can't have too much 'suspension'

This isn't to say that you have correct technique and skills. Slow down and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4,546
Views: 775,298
Posted By dentvet
If anybody wants to try the dr650 tank upgrade,...

If anybody wants to try the dr650 tank upgrade, 25 bucks plus shipping-

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr10/dentvet/DSC01319_zps318199bd.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-26-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,693
Posted By dentvet
How could I forget? Old husabergs have electric...

How could I forget? Old husabergs have electric and left side kick.

This is the build forum so changing the swingarm and brake around to accommodate right hand drive should be part of the fun....
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 27,237
Views: 3,314,167
Posted By dentvet
wow, you slabbed out to brektrek and rode carnage...

wow, you slabbed out to brektrek and rode carnage canyon with luggage!!! Way to go. Let us know how a dr compares to a wr, power and suspension wise.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-23-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 52,946
Posted By dentvet
I resisted the Garmin temptation and upgraded to...

I resisted the Garmin temptation and upgraded to an s5 active instead. It looks like its going to work well.

My focus is to be able to map new trails off road. As a cheapskate, I'm...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-23-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,693
Posted By dentvet
Left kick motors: Old huskies, old ktms,...

Left kick motors:

Old huskies, old ktms, old cr

Beta trials two stroke

Rotax two stroke came in atk lq dirtbikes, scorpa and aprilia trials and street bikes

I think the rotax...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-21-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,693
Posted By dentvet
minimal differences, if any I will guess....

minimal differences, if any I will guess. Carburetor, compression ratio?Maybe the ttr doesn't have a neutral indicator?

Cr480 is a left side kicker:deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,943
Posted By dentvet
I guess that despite all the lucrative government...

I guess that despite all the lucrative government jobs and spinoff money associated with being in proximity to dc, nobody has funny money for motorcycle habits.

Here's a dianese back armor in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,086
Posted By dentvet
how much engineering or money would it have taken...

how much engineering or money would it have taken to put a starter on the brp or a wr tranny into the drz?

two colossal examples of stubborn paralysis

why haven't some Japanese motoheads...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 27,237
Views: 3,314,167
Posted By dentvet
I've seen one in my garage:D ...

I've seen one in my garage:D

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=706206&page=3
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