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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 117,558
Posted By quema
ATV / 4 Wheeler / quad - for wife - Erie Colorado

Hi, I am looking for a 4 wheeler for my wife.

Thinking 350cc - 450cc, but open. Doesn't need to be shinny new, but should be reliable and need nothing or very little to go out and ride. I'd...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,547
Views: 215,833
Posted By quema
Australian model - Can I run HID

Hi,

I have an Australian model (in the US), it comes stock with headlight, turnsignals, horn, etc. I know I have 74watts instead of 55watts... but that is all I know (I am not particularly...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-23-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 117,558
Posted By quema
XR650R stuff

Hi,

Also looking for a light for my XR650R, maybe a stator, a steering stabilizer, I don't think I need anything else right now... but if you have XR650R stuff clogging up your garage, let me know...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-23-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 117,558
Posted By quema
WTB pickup truck

Hi,

Looking for an inexpensive 4x4 truck. something that can haul/tow some kids 4wheelers and bikes. I'd pay between 3k and 13k... depending on what it is. Just a beater truck that runs well...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 117,558
Posted By quema
Inexpensive Adult 4wheeler

Hi,

Looking for a 4 wheeler for my wife. Doesn't have to look perfect or be new. Emphasis on reliable and inexpensive. Like Honda TRX 250-400... but open to anything that scores high on value....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-08-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15,522
Views: 2,387,663
Posted By quema
Frank 3:16

Here, I found it...

Frank 3:16: When in doubt, gas it out.

It is a well known verse. Not quite as well known is the next verse.

Frank 3:17: It may not always the the right solution... but...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-08-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,124
Posted By quema
I'd hope for $9k that the maintenance contract...

I'd hope for $9k that the maintenance contract includes weekly washings at his house... man that is a lot of money.

I appreciate that they are telling me (who knows what reality is) that they have...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-07-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,124
Posted By quema
Colorado Powersports is a JOKE!

I ordered parts from the Boulder Colorado Powersports Honda Dealer (Honda XR650r gaskets - nothing hard to find) on 9/26. Called for the second time today - 10/7 (because I was promised they would...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22,681
Views: 2,878,779
Posted By quema
Broken bolt

Daviswelding,

I only briefly looked at the picture of the special tool used to hold the clutch center steady... And thought if I put two bolts back in and used a long extention I could brace the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22,681
Views: 2,878,779
Posted By quema
Broken bolt

Got the broken bolt out after opening the right side of the case. Used a #1 extractor from Craftsman... Worked pretty well.

Unfortunately, I broke two of the four mounting points on the clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22,681
Views: 2,878,779
Posted By quema
Broken Bolt

DavisWelding - thanks - I'm not too worried about replacing the gasket - they were cheap enough, and I have to wait for the clutch bushing to get here too.

Thanks seriously for the post - I am...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 22,681
Views: 2,878,779
Posted By quema
Broken bolt for the oil filter cover - longest one.

Hi - I'm the proud new owner of a 2000 Euro/Australia version. Changed the oil and broke the longest bolt on the oil filter cover. Broke about 1/4 to 1/2 inch off.

Seems like I might need to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,187
Posted By quema
XR650R it is!

... ended up scoring a Euro model XR650R - comes street legal and with a stronger rear sub-frame. Only down side is that speedo is in KPH instead of MPH.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,187
Posted By quema
Daviswelding: That is really funny - sweet bike...

Daviswelding: That is really funny - sweet bike too, but I don't have time to get it from NM.

Everyone: Thanks for the links and suggestions - the KTM 640A in Fort Collins seems a little beat. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,187
Posted By quema
KTM 640A or XR650R Wanted - Northern Denver

I live in Erie CO and am looking for an inexpensive KTM 640 Adventure or an XR650R in reasonable shape... doesn't need to be perfect, but needs to be priced right. Email if you aren't too far and...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,302
Posted By quema
It all depends on how you pack. "Visa......

It all depends on how you pack.

"Visa... check" E21 are fine.

"Voltometer, check... zipties, check... second pair of gloves, check..." I think you should consider bigger bags.

That being...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,176
Posted By quema
For some reason, when I bought my first bike at...

For some reason, when I bought my first bike at 17 or 18 yrs old, I bought a nice Shoei RF800 FF helmet. I wore it every time I rode that bike, including the last time I rode that bike.

I lived....
Forum: Face plant 03-06-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,783
Posted By quema
Ferpa - Contrary to what an earlier poster...

Ferpa -

Contrary to what an earlier poster said - There are some things that you can't see, hear or feel in advance. Glad you had insurance and gear. Sorry you had a bad experience.

It...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,611
Posted By quema
As is somewhat typical here... I am a bike...

As is somewhat typical here...

I am a bike whore... 4 bikes... if I keep them in my wallet it would take up a lot of room.

I am a jacket whore... I don't even know how many I have... so...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,611
Posted By quema
I like the idea of putting it in between the...

I like the idea of putting it in between the cross bar & pad... but I have a pro taper w/o a cross bar.

Under the seat would be great, but the seat is bolted down... "yes officer I do have a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,611
Posted By quema
DRZ 400 SM, where to keep registration?

I don't have the bag on the back fender... where do I keep the registration & insurance cards?
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 57,234
Posted By quema
I was looking at getting a HF lift, when I found...

I was looking at getting a HF lift, when I found a guy selling a DirectLift on CL for about the same price. It was (is) like new and came with the wide extensions.

I find that for large...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,858
Posted By quema
I use SWmotech's and 3 1550's... I load them up,...

I use SWmotech's and 3 1550's... I load them up, then I load up the rear seat... I never really notice it affecting the handling of the bike.

I feel that both the SW's and the Pelican's are of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,511
Posted By quema
The suspension is really soft and when my weight...

The suspension is really soft and when my weight is on it, I easily flat foot. (6', 32" inseam)
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,071
Posted By quema
Thanks for the replies. I just bought the...

Thanks for the replies.

I just bought the DRZ, low miles, nice guy selling it, new tires, all the regular upgrades.:clap

I would have liked to look at the KTM, but the guy didn't have the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,071
Posted By quema
Unfortunately, cost can't exceed $3,500... I feel...

Unfortunately, cost can't exceed $3,500... I feel pretty lucky that I have found a DRZ, SMC and SVX to choose from in that price range.

Anybody ridden both the DRZ and SVX?
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,071
Posted By quema
KTM SMC vs DRZ SM

Okay, I am swinging the other way here.

the DRZ is a couple hundred cheaper, both uncorked.

Any comments or things I should think about? I get to see the DRZ today (and could buy it), but...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,130
Posted By quema
Cali... Awesome, Congrates. I really like...

Cali...

Awesome, Congrates. I really like buying used but like new stuff... seems much more economical.
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,071
Posted By quema
I seem to replace seats, handlebars (or add...

I seem to replace seats, handlebars (or add risers) and windshields.

I am going to give you the standard "ride it first" answer. If you need something after that, it will be pretty clear what it...
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,264
Posted By quema
Rok, Anything can be added... but quite...

Rok,

Anything can be added... but quite honestly, if you are in the purchasing phase... you would be way better off looking for one w/ ABS, it would end up being cheaper.

Pretty much to get...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,130
Posted By quema
Think of the biggest thing you would want to use...

Think of the biggest thing you would want to use (you have, paint gun or impact gun). When painting you want way more capacity than he gun requires... the guns requirements are set low so that you...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,071
Posted By quema
Part of the reason that I am between these too...

Part of the reason that I am between these too bikes is that they are both excellent deals. I wouldn't mind a Husqy... but I haven't seen too many, and none that are screaming steal me... but If I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,071
Posted By quema
Thanks for the added replies. Man I was...

Thanks for the added replies.

Man I was sure hoping for a bunch of "Get the Aprilia" comments... I love he exhaust. Although I have a full shop, bike table, etc, an oil change a week and a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,071
Posted By quema
Thanks for both replies. This particular...

Thanks for both replies.

This particular SVX has the black sealant... already heard about that one and checked.

It seems like you both are saying the same thing... I din't realize that the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,071
Posted By quema
Motard question Ape vs KTM

I have two options right now:

2007 SVX 450, less than 1K miles. Comes w/ MSO (not tagged title). Roughly same price as the bike below... but registration headaches.

2005 KTM 625 SMC, 4,500...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By quema
Hey, MBxxxxxxIM, Where do I find a map that...

Hey, MBxxxxxxIM,

Where do I find a map that would have FS rd 12 on it?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By quema
Thanks for all the hints and helps, keep them...

Thanks for all the hints and helps, keep them coming, I am either leaving in the morning or thursday morning.

I am not planning on taking a GPS. I have an Iphone... but that isn't exactly a GPS....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By quema
Tellico Plains TN to Suches GA

I unexpectedly go this week off. My wife doesn't mind if I disappear for a couple of days. I am going to go from Columbia SC to Tellico Plains Via the tail of the dragon and then on to Suches &...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-05-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,161
Posted By quema
To preface this, I just finished reading "Better...

To preface this, I just finished reading "Better Off" a book about checking out from society and technology.

Going with out a cage is no problem... but I live in SC, and should only experience...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,779
Posted By quema
When I made my purchase I test road a bunch of...

When I made my purchase I test road a bunch of bikes. Uly, Vee, Capo. The Uly was out on the first ride (vibes, low red line)

I loved the Capo, and the price was right as the bike had been...
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