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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 04:32 PM
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Posted By GSequoia
By Thursday morning I decided to scrap my planned...

By Thursday morning I decided to scrap my planned Goler / Mengal run and go back out there to mess with the repeater, this time on the motorcycle. Once again Henry joined me and this time Tony/tonyj...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 04:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,517
Posted By GSequoia
The ADVRider Death Valley Noobs Rally. One of...

The ADVRider Death Valley Noobs Rally. One of the highlights of my year.

As a certifiable noob I enjoy this event a lot. It's great to get out with like-minded people and not have to stress too...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:34 AM
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Posted By GSequoia
I do.

I do.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies Yesterday, 11:15 AM
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Views: 167,998
Posted By GSequoia
Damn. I knew I should have pulled my title out...

Damn. I knew I should have pulled my title out right there on the spot!:rofl
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:58 AM
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Posted By GSequoia
Pretty sure mine is in the switch, sometimes if I...

Pretty sure mine is in the switch, sometimes if I hit it just right it will work for me. I'll try to take it apart sometime this week.

I need to wokr on jetting. Ran great and was pretty easy to...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies Yesterday, 10:44 AM
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Posted By GSequoia
Do you still want to do a straight trade of...

Do you still want to do a straight trade of bikes? :evil
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 10:19 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,517
Posted By GSequoia
Ha. I know the feeling. I'm begrudgingly...

Ha. I know the feeling. I'm begrudgingly starting to use them for event and vendor promotion as well.
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 31,125
Views: 3,871,514
Posted By GSequoia
Yeah, I was one of the guys in the gas station...

Yeah, I was one of the guys in the gas station when you found them / returned the phone, didn't realize you were you though until the RR and I connected the face to the username. I was the bearded...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 31,125
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Posted By GSequoia
Did you ever get your brake light sorted? I...

Did you ever get your brake light sorted? I looked at ever DR350 I saw running to see if the light was on. I was a bit busy every night making sure all our riders were checked in though to walk...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31,125
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Posted By GSequoia
Four bolts have the washers, actually, but I...

Four bolts have the washers, actually, but I wouldn't expect that to make it pour oil. Those four are the two that hold the clutch cable hold down (which have two washers on each bolt) and the two...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,517
Posted By GSequoia
Hey all you weiners out there. Don't forget to...

Hey all you weiners out there. Don't forget to thank the vendor(s) who donated your prize(s)! Personally I like to go get on their Facebook page and thank them publicly. This one small step is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31,125
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Posted By GSequoia
Take a look at the seam, is it wide? I'm...

Take a look at the seam, is it wide? I'm guessing if it's pouring that the cover isn't fully seated on the dowel.
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31,125
Views: 3,871,514
Posted By GSequoia
Two questions for the group: 1: Anybody...

Two questions for the group:

1: Anybody parting a DR? I could use a side stand if the deal is right and bolt/springs for sure. Bolt sheared this weekend (but I got it cobbled back together).
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By GSequoia
My son is six and hasn't been on my bikes. I...

My son is six and hasn't been on my bikes. I live in the city so it hasn't worked out.

That said he feels the itch....
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,517
Posted By GSequoia
Officially back in the every day, boring life. ...

Officially back in the every day, boring life. :cry After riding 300 miles around Panamint, Death, and Saline Valleys I decided to ride the bike into work, it's a dual sport after all. I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 31,125
Views: 3,871,514
Posted By GSequoia
The DR350 worked great this weekend in Death...

The DR350 worked great this weekend in Death Valley!

http://www.advlifestyle.com/photos/_data/i/galleries/GSequoia/20150329-DVNR/2015_DVNR_-_26-la.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,517
Posted By GSequoia
Well crap. I'm home. That means teh event is...

Well crap. I'm home. That means teh event is over.


I don't have time to go a complete RR right now. For now just a couple teasers..

Against some odds the bike actually made it there in one...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-25-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 167,998
Posted By GSequoia
My ETA should be around 415. I'm going to drop...

My ETA should be around 415. I'm going to drop the trailer and I'll be ready to go on the repeater run. I'm arriving in a black Jeep Cherokee.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-25-2015, 10:49 AM
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Views: 167,998
Posted By GSequoia
Absolutely. I ended up getting the Sena...

Absolutely.

I ended up getting the Sena SR10, it was delivered yesterday, so I'll be talking in style!
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-25-2015, 10:16 AM
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Posted By GSequoia
FYI Folks planning on joining me on the repeater...

FYI Folks planning on joining me on the repeater run it will probably be a bit on the later-afternoon time slot. I'm going to be getting out of Torrance soon, between work issues, house stuff (can't...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 09:34 PM
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Posted By GSequoia
Good call. The band clamp between the header and...

Good call. The band clamp between the header and muffler tends to back off on some bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 07:54 PM
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Posted By GSequoia
With the backfiring I'm wondering if you've got...

With the backfiring I'm wondering if you've got an intake leak. Try spraying carb cleaner around the intake boot between the head and carb and see if the idle spikes. If it does you've got a leak.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 11:48 AM
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Posted By GSequoia
Looks like a classic case of stress risers to me....

Looks like a classic case of stress risers to me. The design is concentrating the stress in those areas.



This is very true. Ever watch a tractor trail start from a stop, the twisting of the...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-24-2015, 11:41 AM
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Views: 167,998
Posted By GSequoia
146.585 Simplex, No tone Yes you can...

146.585 Simplex, No tone



Yes you can go out through Hunter, I've been meaning to do that for some time but since I have no direct experience with it I'm not going to propose it. I would do it...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-24-2015, 09:41 AM
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Posted By GSequoia
Totally noob-friendly if taken from Ubehebe. ...

Totally noob-friendly if taken from Ubehebe. Washboard and very minor sand is all you've got to deal with.

You need range, though. You have to have enough to get from Stovepipe, to the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 08:37 AM
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Posted By GSequoia
Yeah, the OEM mounts, particularly the off-brand...

Yeah, the OEM mounts, particularly the off-brand ones, don't last very long. That red Jeep has aftermarket poly mounts, the little Jeep has OEM now but once the wear it will get aftermarket rubber...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-24-2015, 12:09 AM
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Posted By GSequoia
I'll take you up on the pass offer. It will save...

I'll take you up on the pass offer. It will save me a trip to Stovepipe.

Thanks!
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-23-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 167,998
Posted By GSequoia
I'm going to repost this message about the PSR...

I'm going to repost this message about the PSR Internet. The satellite feed is quite anemic so we need to do all we can do to help each other out.


Please don't use it to post photos, look at...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31,125
Views: 3,871,514
Posted By GSequoia
While I'm not a mechanical engineer... Not even...

While I'm not a mechanical engineer... Not even close... The trick is to brace it so that it is stronger but also does not introduce any stress risers. If you slap a brace on incorrectly you...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-23-2015, 08:15 PM
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Views: 167,998
Posted By GSequoia
Stovepipe is an NPS concessionaire, the NPS...

Stovepipe is an NPS concessionaire, the NPS actually sets the price, that's also why the price is even (no 9/10s of a cent!).

PSR fuel is... Well... PSR fuel. Being a small family-owned...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-23-2015, 07:05 PM
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Views: 167,998
Posted By GSequoia
Glad to hear Stovepipe has fuel again. I don't...

Glad to hear Stovepipe has fuel again. I don't like passing gas stations there!

Did Furnace Creek accept credit cards? I heard that they were recently having trouble with that.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 31,125
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Posted By GSequoia
Mine was doing that when it got too far over as...

Mine was doing that when it got too far over as well, in fact that's how I noticed something was awry.



http://www.sequoia4x4.com/pictures/cheers.gif

Two, actually. The little Jeep (2" on...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-23-2015, 06:40 PM
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Views: 167,998
Posted By GSequoia
that's the sprit! Folks, if you are in any...

that's the sprit!

Folks, if you are in any way on the fence do everything you can to attend the event! It is a great time!
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-23-2015, 06:00 PM
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Views: 167,998
Posted By GSequoia
I can get behind that idea! Joel loves...

I can get behind that idea!



Joel loves having committed volunteers but I don't think he's going to service you. :eek1


Tonight is a night of laundry and gear sorting. I don't think I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 31,125
Views: 3,871,514
Posted By GSequoia
I doubt it was hardened from the factory. I'm...

I doubt it was hardened from the factory. I'm sure it had bent enough times that the metal was significantly weakened, at that point I found it safer to replace it.

I'm sure most, if not all, of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 31,125
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Posted By GSequoia
I know the feeling, I had the same thoughts! ...

I know the feeling, I had the same thoughts!

As for the side stand that happened to mine, too. Here is what I did yesterday to correct that:

As mentioned earlier the side stand mount had been...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31,125
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Posted By GSequoia
I'd take it to an experienced fabricator. With...

I'd take it to an experienced fabricator. With two Scotts broken in exactly the same way it suggests a catastrophic design flaw. You may be able to have the swing arm braced to keep that from...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-23-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,517
Posted By GSequoia
Almost ready to go! ...

Almost ready to go!

http://www.advlifestyle.com/photos/_data/i/galleries/GSequoia/20150201-DR350S/20150205-BuildingTheDR/20150322-9-la.jpg

These are going to be both a very short and very long...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 31,125
Views: 3,871,514
Posted By GSequoia
Cool. I'm assigned to #37 but those can...

Cool. I'm assigned to #37 but those can sometimes be fluid. :freaky I'll be on the above pictured DR and my little black Jeep Cherokee. I arrive Wednesday to place the repeater and depart Sunday...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31,125
Views: 3,871,514
Posted By GSequoia
When are you arriving? I can take a look at it. ...

When are you arriving? I can take a look at it. I'll be there with my DR that I can sometimes even start. :rofl
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