ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 454
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: RealOldDualSportGuy
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Pressure

Installed front and rear 705s today

Suggestion for starting pressures for 2 lane country roads?

Thanks


:norton
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,345
Blast

Some plate aluminum added to the stock muffler and you have a lift point.

As well as a true skid plate.

The entire Tuber Buell Line, as well as the Ulysses family used the muffler as the lift...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Muffler

Great questions

We bought a 40x and an 18x from inmates on this site.

Can not decide which one to use?

Thanks


:norton
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Impact

I have air, electric, battery

All used to loosen, or final tighten a bolt.

YRMV

GL

:D
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Posts

0nly 39 to go
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Buttoning the 08 Back Up

Installed new rear tyre 705, Changed color to Blue, all except the Head light shroud. New headlight bulb, rear pads and rotor Warp 9, lowering links, lowered side stand.

Moose Bark Busters,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Trails Tyre

Open to suggestions for a trials type tyre


Regards

:norton
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Exhaust Choices

Bang for the buck

Noise level

Reducing weight

Thanks for the input

:norton
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Appreciate the input

Any thoughts on which muffler and mid pipe to use?

As always, appreciate the assistance and support you guys provide to the DR nation
:evil
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
More Decisions

Have three different mid pipe muffler selections for our 2008 4040 mile DR

Stock Air box
Snorkel in place
K&N Filter with Over Sock

Stock Jets

2 Brothers M 7 with their mid pipe
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Thank You

Suggestions as to the cross section on the 18" tyre?
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Tyre Size for 18 DR 350 Wheel

Picked up a used but good DR350 18" rear wheel on the local CL.

Suggestions for a low profile 75% 25% tyre?


Regards


:norton
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Rims

Very Similar to the Tube Framed Buell Rims

:norton
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Mud

Google the Black Water 100 in Davis WV

Now that was a MUD RUN
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Thank you

Will go ahead and button it back up then


:norton
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Front Sprocket movement

2008 4004 Miles

Removed chain to clean and oil prior to fall trip

Front sprocket has some "play -- wobble - movement" when gripped at the top and bottom

Maybe a 16th of an inch each way.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 363,522
Black Bear

The Grouse hunters disturbed his search for winter dinner, thus being grouchy


:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Thank You

TG & NWR


Appreciate the update and input

Regard


:norton
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Spray Chain Cleaner

Stock OEM Chain

4004 miles

Broke Chain to install master link

What spray cleaner to clean the chain the what lube before it is buttoned up?

Search did not return anything close to a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
19" Rim

Chilli

Thanks Not certain if I had asked or not, but thank you for the input

The PO has already spent well over $600 on the front and rear suspension rework.

As was posted earlier, just...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
19" Rim

Thanks Not Dave:

We have a brand new 705 on the rear and are considering ordering a 21" for the front.

Worst we can do is invest the price of the tyre, and at later time, change over to a 19"
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
19" Rim

Nothing wrong with what is on there.

And NO we don't have a spar hub, rim and spokes, so yes $600 is close to the price.

Thanks

:norton
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
19" Front Wheel ??

Attempting to decide if the addition of a 19" wheel assembly on our 2008 DR650 is a viable investment.

Bike is used 75% on road, 25% off road. No singe track, most forestry service seasonal road,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
OEM Brake Pads

Supposedly the nice parts lady had an application that allowed her to see the "closest dealer" that had the parts.

As noted earlier, just wanted the backing plates and shims.

Another adventure...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
OEM Brake Pad Availability

Thanks for all the interesting and thought invoking points on inventory control and stocking practices.

Does the DR aftermarket offer the backing plates and insulators as a repair part.?

The...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Agreed but disagree

You can walk into any NAPA/Car Quest/Auto Zone and get brake pads or for that fact linings for 99% of the vehicles on the road.

Why would there not be ONE set of stock rear brake pads within 600...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Pads

Not the point in the least

And yes I have three sets of aftermarket, but wanted a new set of backing plates and insulators.

Appreciate your input and interest

Regards

:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Parts Availability

Called Local Multi Line Japanese and KTM Dealer for rear brake pads for our 2008 DR650SE.

Very nice Parts Lady (pretty too, we have been in the Shop before) looked in her local inventory and of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Really ??

You had to zing the rest of those who MIGHT be interested?

GLWS

:norton
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Thanks

Appreciate the input

Looks like we will have some fun in the shop tonight

LOL

:norton
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Extra Electrical connection

In our opinion, we always fuse any accessories we add to a vehicle.

Easy to isolate that particular add on from the balance of the vehicle's wiring system.

YRMV

Good Luck

:norton
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Rear Pad Replacement

2008 DR650

Replacing stock rear pads with Galfer pads to match their rear wave rotor.

Stock pads seems to have a thin aluminum shell over outboard side of the pad material that the Galfers do...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Tyre Size for DR350 18" wheel on DR650

Rim width of 2.15 suggests that the widest should be a 120 X 18

Any thoughts.

Spare wheel, 50/50 tyre

Regards

:norton
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Buell

Having owned three Ulys for a total of 129K miles, your statement of getting the right amount of weight on the nose (front end) was "spot on" as the Aussie lads would say.

Good Luck with the Uly
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Meaning

GL Good Luck

YRMV Your results may vary

Really
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Heat

Not if you are heating the hub under the rotor you don't


:norton


GL

YRMV
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Rotor Bolts

Really
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Thanks for the input

Guess there always has to be one stubborn one in the batch. LOL

Already dulled the brand new DeWalt Titanium 1/2 bit the we had in the tool chest.

Have to stop at the local big box store and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Brake rotor bolts

Well, after a lot of heat, hitting the impact tool with the ball peen more times than I want to admit, three of the four rotor bolts came out.

#4 rounded off, just like a chocolate bar in the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 101,407
Views: 19,696,599
Brake rotor bolts

Well, after a lot of heat, hitting the impact tool with the ball peen more times than I want to admit, three of the four rotor bolts came out.

#4 rounded off, just like a chocolate bar in the...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 454

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 12:40 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014