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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,208
Views: 187,949
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
If you are on XC wanting to get your feet wet,...

If you are on XC wanting to get your feet wet, would start with CAW. A lot wider ranges of difficulty and the trails are ranked by difficulty.

TNT is a good place and I prefer it, but I would...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 167,656
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Has anyone removed a leaf from the spring? I...

Has anyone removed a leaf from the spring? I agree, the trailers are way over spring. Especially for just basic dirt bike hauling.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4,208
Views: 187,949
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
I'm down for Wolf Creek as well assuming the...

I'm down for Wolf Creek as well assuming the dates work out. :1drink:1drink
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 84,421
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
This was a good tag Ricepaddy. I learned a lot of...

This was a good tag Ricepaddy. I learned a lot of history researching the historical marker. Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7,699
Views: 2,518,953
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
I like your GS but I also like your TReg TDI.

I like your GS but I also like your TReg TDI.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 65,596
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Off of Monticello Rd a few miles past Columbia...

Off of Monticello Rd a few miles past Columbia International University. I could show you sometime.

I'm also thinking about going to Enoree OHV Park on Sunday.
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 944,988
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
I saw one video were the user got rid of both the...

I saw one video were the user got rid of both the handles and wire rings. He used loops of paracord instead. There is also pocket chainsaws that are actual chain blades and not teeth made of sheet...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 944,988
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Mucho thank you! Don't know why I didn't try...

Mucho thank you! Don't know why I didn't try that... Watched a couple videos. Looks awesome and packs pretty small.
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
So I've been in at least 85deg weather so far and...

So I've been in at least 85deg weather so far and wasn't too uncomfortable. I did get in some good rain for about 45mins heading to AL this weekend. Didn't have any problems! :clap
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 944,988
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
I finally got around to really working on a real...

I finally got around to really working on a real tool kit for the bike that I could be proud of. Still very much a work in progress, but here are a few contributions that either weren't discussed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-27-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 982
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
What's the riding around that area of AL like?...

What's the riding around that area of AL like? Any areas I should look out for?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Just don't put it into storage! :D If I...

Just don't put it into storage! :D

If I forgot to add Stabil to toys/lawn equipment, etc before the winter. I just put some octane boost (at the right ratio) in the spring and rarely have a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-24-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 982
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
I'll be riding in two up from Columbia SC by way...

I'll be riding in two up from Columbia SC by way of I20 through ATL starting Thursday evening at 6pm. More than likely will stay with friends on Thursday night in ATL and then get into Barber Fri...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-18-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4,208
Views: 187,949
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Did you buy kalonji's bike? Looks good! Jesse

Did you buy kalonji's bike? Looks good!
Jesse
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4,208
Views: 187,949
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Congrats! I owe you two beers now. The first...

Congrats! I owe you two beers now. The first still being for the awesome campsite at RDV '12. Hopefully you are out celebrating!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 92,693
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
I checked that thread out and maybe one other one...

I checked that thread out and maybe one other one a day or two ago. I somehow missed the reference to the EMGO socket. Has a couple more features than the thin walls on Amazon. Definitely going to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 92,693
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
WOW! Motorrad must have outdone themselves on...

WOW! Motorrad must have outdone themselves on that one! I had the non adjustable socket part number written down somewhere. I think it was around $25. But no indication of how long it is. Looks to be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 92,693
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Any chance someone can measure the overall length...

Any chance someone can measure the overall length of their Spark plug socket that they know works? I'm ordering a thin wall socket but want to make sure a 3" will be long enough or if I need to go...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 92,693
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Thanks for the awesome simplification of what...

Thanks for the awesome simplification of what would take me a long time to figure out! Kudos to those that have posted. Trying to make sure I have a real kit for a few trips this year. Tired of just...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 944,988
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
I've been putting off gathering a dedicated tool...

I've been putting off gathering a dedicated tool kit for far too long. I always just grab a handful of tools before a trip. Not light, and usually forget something. Thanks for all the inspiration!
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
This is exactly what I think I'm going to do....

This is exactly what I think I'm going to do. Hopefully I'll make it until the middle of summer and if I can't stand the dry's anymore, I'll just buy a pair of air's. I still love the dry's, still...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 766,659
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Is this video the reason you want to trade your...

Is this video the reason you want to trade your 800 for a supermotard? :evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,308
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
I would normally say wait for what you want. ...

I would normally say wait for what you want.

BUT, since you don't have a lot of dual sport experience and haven't been on a bike in like 10 years as you said. Then do you really know what you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4,208
Views: 187,949
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
I tried that same hill my first time going to...

I tried that same hill my first time going to Uwharrie on my KLR. I had only been riding about 3 months. I dropped it twice from exhaustion going up, cause we had already been riding about an hour...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 65,596
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Wish I could have made this. But I had some guys...

Wish I could have made this. But I had some guys come up from Charleston and buy my Jeep off of me. Didn't wrap up until noon. But in other news, I found a bunch of power lines and trails to ride 15...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 167,656
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Yeah, I've thought about doing light extensions,...

Yeah, I've thought about doing light extensions, but would make them removable for loading. I like the idea of mounting them to the fenders.
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 167,656
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
So how many people have been rear ended while...

So how many people have been rear ended while towing with an empty Harbor Freight trailer?

Today was the second time for me in 3 months. First was at a long light wit a semi stopped behind me and...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
So far I've ridden in them 4 or 5 times to work....

So far I've ridden in them 4 or 5 times to work. Been too busy for any long rides yet. But I've worn them all day at work the times that I have. Never even noticed that I had them on! Very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,226
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Rgconner, I pulled up the data on the CB550 on...

Rgconner, I pulled up the data on the CB550 on gearingcommander.com. Looks like the change by the PO, was a 22% rpm increase! So yeah, that thing must have been screaming. So for your 8mpg swing at a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,226
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Didn't even think to check TT. They're only $40....

Didn't even think to check TT. They're only $40. Thanks!

But that would be a very simple test. +2 on the front would result in a 362 rpm drop. It also pushes the speed at 7500rpm from 115mph to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-24-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,226
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Right, a 3 tooth change would also affect all...

Right, a 3 tooth change would also affect all gears. That's why the proposal is to only change 6th Gear itself. Still not very feasible for the average rider. It would be much easier if the engine...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,226
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
I don't disagree that the system's drag...

I don't disagree that the system's drag coefficient is the biggest factor. That's true for anything moving faster than about 40mph.

Again, 2-3mpg possible improvement isn't a big deal to most...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,226
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Yeah, I was thinking it was the other way. Darn...

Yeah, I was thinking it was the other way. Darn...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,226
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Also, this is perfect! Do you happen to know the...

Also, this is perfect! Do you happen to know the 800r ratios? I can use those when I play around. This means that there would be an available source for a smaller gear ratio on 6th gear. I still...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,226
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Thank you itsatdm! I played around on...

Thank you itsatdm!

I played around on gearing commander some... its an awesome site! It actually has the F800GS already preloaded that can be recalled which is convenient.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,226
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Same name, makes it easier to pick up chicks on...

Same name, makes it easier to pick up chicks on random forums. :freaky

Its a great site though, best car site I've found. I sold my 04 a few years ago and got a '12. They sucked me in with 2%...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,226
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Like a baby chuckling? or a Dr. Evil? :rofl

Like a baby chuckling? or a Dr. Evil? :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,226
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Just poking around at old threads, but just to...

Just poking around at old threads, but just to give a different angle to some of the comments above. Changing the 5th gear (there are only 5) in the A4 VW Jetta TDI's is a proven method for getting a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 4,208
Views: 187,949
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Good luck Joey. I remember when you were...

Good luck Joey. I remember when you were restoring it. After you sell it, you might consider the HF folding trailer. Very cheap, and gets the job done. I even got rear ended by a semi with it on and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,355
Posted By dirtysouthjacket
Make a post about your mods! I've had quite a few...

Make a post about your mods! I've had quite a few ideas over the years but never gotten around to do it. I'd love to add some bungie hook points on the bottoms of them for holding the tent and...
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