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Forum: 2 smokers 08-06-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,264
Posted By Sturgell
http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605_009141300...

http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605_00914130000P

Find a spark tester, if you work on small engines at all it's a handy thing to have.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By Sturgell
You might check and see where the top of the...

You might check and see where the top of the torque curve for the engine is on some dyno charts if you can find them and try to gear it so you attain that RPM in 5th gear around 70-75, or 5-7 mph...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,253
Posted By Sturgell
http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z288/Sturgellat...

http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z288/SturgellatOSU/IMG_2932.jpg

I run the SM rotors on both wheel sets it is a pain in the ass to swap them but spare SM rotors are HARD to come by and when they...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,477
Posted By Sturgell
I throw the ATV gel pad on mine when I am going...

I throw the ATV gel pad on mine when I am going to be doing 200+ mile days on purpose. It works well and it was $17, no matter how hard I try I can't make a DRZ look as shitty as a KLR with milk...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,062
Posted By Sturgell
I have about 1200 miles on a Kenda 760 on the...

I have about 1200 miles on a Kenda 760 on the rear of my DRZ, about 400 miles of 70-75 highway/interstate riding and the other 800 on dirtroads/offroad. It is a little squirrely at speed but I fully...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,515
Posted By Sturgell
CR or YZ 80/85

CR or YZ 80/85
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,178
Posted By Sturgell
Do you ever notice that the guys who seem to...

Do you ever notice that the guys who seem to wrench on their bikes the most, seem like they never have to call someone to help them get their bike off the trail or call someone with a trailer?

I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-12-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 384,088
Posted By Sturgell
I will probably be riding to Edmond for the...

I will probably be riding to Edmond for the weekend on the DRZ, the jury is still out on whether or not I will be riding on K760's or the SM wheelset but I am up for a ride if anyone in the area is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23,615
Views: 3,934,096
Posted By Sturgell
I have never received a ticket for no mirrors but...

I have never received a ticket for no mirrors but I did get scolded pretty hard by an OHP who handed me the penal code and told me to look up how big my mirrors should be. I had 1x2 stick on mirrors...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By Sturgell
Tusk fender pack with irons.

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/productDetail.do?&navType=type&webTypeId=92&navTitle=Dirt+Bike+Parts&webCatId=19&prodFamilyId=15582

Gets my vote. I ordered this along with some TrakMasters for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,509
Posted By Sturgell
Eric Gorr at Forward Motion Racing. He does a...

Eric Gorr at Forward Motion Racing. He does a hell of a porting job, not real sure on his engine building abilities but if they are half as good as his porting work he could warm that KX up enough...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Sturgell
You might also poke around in the regional forums...

You might also poke around in the regional forums and see if an Inmate who is local to you will ride along with you to look the bike over, especially if you don't have a lot of mechanical knowledge...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 28,383
Posted By Sturgell
Not one failure in 1200 miles? Man that must be...

Not one failure in 1200 miles? Man that must be a record you know making it through a break in period on a modern 4 stroke.:eek1:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 28,383
Posted By Sturgell
It may not be definitive but it is definitely an...

It may not be definitive but it is definitely an example of the 690, I can't blame the guy for doing a lot of research seeing as it will be his primary mode of transportation. On the other hand you...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,124
Posted By Sturgell
Not exactly what you asked but I sold my 2004...

Not exactly what you asked but I sold my 2004 ZX6R 636 that was piped, geared, and PCIII'd for a DRZ-SM and I don't think there is any question that I made the right choice by getting rid of the SS...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 255,680
Posted By Sturgell
I need to make a decent 2-3 rod holder for my...

I need to make a decent 2-3 rod holder for my DRZ. I am thinking pvc pipe and some donkey dick insulation to make the rods stay in them firmly.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By Sturgell
I don't think the price is too high unless the...

I don't think the price is too high unless the miles are outrageously high. The SM basically just has bigger brakes, USD forks, and 17's. It sounds like the bike he is looking at has been setup to...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,942
Posted By Sturgell
I had that Don Hume and I sold it, I couldn't get...

I had that Don Hume and I sold it, I couldn't get over the single clip that let the holster "walk."
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,942
Posted By Sturgell
How do you carry while riding?

I have yet to find a good way to carry while riding, :ear. I everyday carry a J-frame but OWB (comfy) gets exposed when my shirt rides up, pocket carry is not an option when wearing jeans, so...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,970
Posted By Sturgell
So many mixed reviews. I am just looking for a...

So many mixed reviews. I am just looking for a decent hand guard and they would pay for themselves if I get the ones with turn signals built in (for some reason factory signals bring a bunch of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By Sturgell
Quit cramping my style, I could sure use a free...

Quit cramping my style, I could sure use a free FCR39 for my SM.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,970
Posted By Sturgell
Who makes Tusk handguards?

I need to figure out what I need to get so the ones with integrated signals will fit on Renthal Fatbars, but I can not seem to locate a manufacturers website so I can ask them.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 43,017
Posted By Sturgell
I just looked at the price $7500:huh

I just looked at the price $7500:huh
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 43,017
Posted By Sturgell
Holy shit, for in town sidewalk bashing I think I...

Holy shit, for in town sidewalk bashing I think I could ride a 161 lb bike with 23 HP and 50 ft/lbs of torque. Plus it would add a new dimension to stealth.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Sturgell
Remember also there are some missing/damaged...

Remember also there are some missing/damaged parts on it, probably more than this but it is all I can blatantly see from the pics.

No front fender
Huge dent in the left side of the tank
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Sturgell
I would not say I knew what was wrong with it but...

I would not say I knew what was wrong with it but my guy at the Honda shop would diagnose it for me for 200 + parts and labor for the problem. Yep that is how I would attempt to get it for 250-300
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Sturgell
^This I recently bought a beaten and busted...

^This

I recently bought a beaten and busted DRZ-S for the wheels to go on my SM. I broke even on it a long time ago and I am going to keep the engine as well. With a bike like that a good...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,956
Posted By Sturgell
So instead of testing them yourself you decided...

So instead of testing them yourself you decided to let someone's e-pinion make up your mind for you?
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,956
Posted By Sturgell
I am listening since we have the same setup...

I am listening since we have the same setup although I think my mind is made up on more of an offroad tire in the Kenda 760.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By Sturgell
If you buy from TT you should know they give a...

If you buy from TT you should know they give a 10% discount for 'new' members.....

If you don't want to make a login name then Survey5 is the code for the survey discount.(5%)
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Sturgell
Models and years are generally required when...

Models and years are generally required when asking questions like this since to some people a YZ80 and a DT175 look alike to some people.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 87,000
Posted By Sturgell
A decent little occasional use electric impact...

A decent little occasional use electric impact wrench can be acquired from Harbor Freight.

12V
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=92349

120V...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23,615
Views: 3,934,096
Posted By Sturgell
For extra cheap you could spray the levers with...

For extra cheap you could spray the levers with spray paint, wait til it is tacky then apply the heat shrink. Tape off the areas that will not have heat shrink. That is the true cheap ass way.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By Sturgell
The carbs are junk but I will trade you the...

The carbs are junk but I will trade you the 'better' factory Mikuni that comes on the S and SM models plus I will pay shipping both ways just because I feel bad for you.:D
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,473
Posted By Sturgell
She is a tough gal if she likes anything with...

She is a tough gal if she likes anything with Natural in the name, but that 5.9 content should be a lot more efficient in the end for you.:evil Happy riding.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,473
Posted By Sturgell
Love it, except for the Budlight Lime part. That...

Love it, except for the Budlight Lime part. That is the only beer that I have ever been COMPLETELY unsuccessful at giving away while tailgating, it was in the cooler and ICE COLD along with whatever...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By Sturgell
Glad it worked out, it was just a little piece of...

Glad it worked out, it was just a little piece of trash that your didn't notice I bet. I have that happen all the time on small engines/carbs, I will take it apart and be cussing it the whole time...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23,615
Views: 3,934,096
Posted By Sturgell
I took my factory levers and chopped them down...

I took my factory levers and chopped them down where I can only fit 2 fingers on them then smoothed and polished the ends. Cost was about 5 minutes total and they will no longer break the fall when...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By Sturgell
Sounds like a little piece of trash got in the...

Sounds like a little piece of trash got in the carb. If you kick it over with the kill switch off and throttle wide open is there fuel getting into the cylinder? If it is and it just won't run off...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By Sturgell
My KE100 was horrendous about fouling...

My KE100 was horrendous about fouling plugs/burning them up. To the point I carried 3 new plugs with me everywhere I went. Come to think of it that bike was the biggest piece of shit ever, I truly...
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