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Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 60,396
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
You made it!!!

Dean,

Pattii and I are very happy you were able to complete the TAT and overcome all the bumps in the road along the way. You'll be happy to know about a month after you were here we had another...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 60,396
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Need more cowbell...?

@Lou: Is that a cowbell on the side of your bike? :huh :scratch
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Update?

Where you at, where you been?
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 60,396
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Good to hear you're healthy and well, not so much...

Good to hear you're healthy and well, not so much for your bike.

After having tried all the big cell carriers over the years, I've learned it doesn't matter who you have, if you're in the middle...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 60,396
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
:lol2 :lol3 :poser

:lol2 :lol3 :poser
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 60,396
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Re: ???

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Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 60,396
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
???

Deanwife have you heard from Deanman?
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 60,396
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 60,396
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Glad to see you made it to the right coast (as...

Glad to see you made it to the right coast (as opposed to the left coast) without incident.

The walking taco has become quite the topic of conversation between my sister and I. May have to share...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,657
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
I have an '06 KLR, it's not for sale, but your...

I have an '06 KLR, it's not for sale, but your welcome to come over and see how it fits you.
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Unless your battery is vented you don't need it.

Unless your battery is vented you don't need it.
Forum: Australia 09-01-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,835
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
I'll be damned if it doesn't make want a GS even...

I'll be damned if it doesn't make want a GS even more now. Fortunately for me the whole idea is very cost prohibitive.
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
The top of it connects to the battery, the bottom...

The top of it connects to the battery, the bottom just hangs underneath the bike. It's a vent tube for the battery.

Do you have an OEM wet cell battery?
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Sorry, you are correct rpm's will go up if you go...

Sorry, you are correct rpm's will go up if you go over a leak.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Make sure your carburetor mounting bolts are...

Make sure your carburetor mounting bolts are tight as well.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
You don't have to take your tank off, but it...

You don't have to take your tank off, but it would make things easier.

Drain/siphon out as much fuel as you can. Remove your petcock from the tank and look for anything that might be clogging it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 960
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Process of elimination. Check your air...

Process of elimination.

Check your air filter. Make sure you don't have any vacuum leaks. Check your fuel circuit from inside the tank to through the carb. Check your spark plug and ignition...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,774
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
That is really interesting and informative Cloud....

That is really interesting and informative Cloud. I never in a million frickin' years would have guessed you could run pressures that high. I'm shocked and enlightened. Very cool
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,774
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
:huh That seems really high, especially...

:huh


That seems really high, especially considering on the Conti website they recommend 26psi and the owner's manual recommends 21psi with the stock Dunlop.

You don't lose the front end in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-27-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Thanks man, I think that's it.

Thanks man, I think that's it.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-27-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 546,172
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-27-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
BC to Oregon Adventure Trail?

About 3 years ago, my wife and I were on our way to Klamath Falls, OR from Boise, ID. Somewhere in Oregon, along route 20 or 395, we ran into a group of riders, mostly on KTMs. Some of them had...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Right on, thanks man.

Right on, thanks man.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 812
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Just a bump to get ahead of the other thread that...

Just a bump to get ahead of the other thread that I still haven't figured out how to delete.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Apparently I was in the right forum to begin...

Apparently I was in the right forum to begin with...who knew?
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 812
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
2008 Suzuki GSX650F Service info

My buddy just picked up an '08 GSX650F, no owners manual.

What weight oil should he use?

I recommended Mobil 1 Racing 4T 10W-40, does anybody agree or know something else?

Thanks.
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Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
2008 Suzuki GSX650F Service info

Moved to "The Garage".

Would have deleted this thread all together, but I haven't figured out how to do that.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,832
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
I don't guys, I just got back from an 1100+ mile...

I don't guys, I just got back from an 1100+ mile trip in 4 days from Chicago thru Wisconsin, around the western half of the UP and back down to Chicago and I was really impressed with the performance...
Forum: Vendors 09-27-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,007
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
I ordered some parts back in June...I'm still...

I ordered some parts back in June...I'm still waiting to receive my order. Have tried calling over the course of the past 3 months, no dice.

I will say if you need OEM parts,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14,561
Views: 706,973
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
de island? never heard of it, where is it? what...

de island? never heard of it, where is it? what is it?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,656
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
@ bowzer Good for you man, that's great. My...

@ bowzer

Good for you man, that's great. My wife and I were out west this past summer and spent some time in Idaho. What I did see of Idado I liked, I could hang in Idaho for a while.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,656
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Born and raised here and I travel all around the...

Born and raised here and I travel all around the Chicago metropolitan area and I HATE IT ALL! I FLIPPIN' FRICKIN' HATE IT HERE! IT SUCKS A$$. THIS PLACE IS THE A$$HOLE OF AMERICA AND ALL THE STUPID...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Offer $500 for it, sounds like it may be low on...

Offer $500 for it, sounds like it may be low on coolant/need a water pump and/or need a thermostat. Cooling fan/fan relay may be shot as well. Exhaust may be restricted as well, ie. excessively hot...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-18-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Well, I survived, the KLR performed...

Well, I survived, the KLR performed admirably...or should I say AWESOME!!! The black bear incident was AWESOME!!! The black bear was amazing. THE UP is amazing. Route 26 between Hancock and Copper...
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,792
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Belt side here.

Belt side here.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,641
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Kawasaki Land Rover

Kawasaki Land Rover
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,792
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Is it possible the spring tension on the drive...

Is it possible the spring tension on the drive belt tenisoner is too high?
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,792
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
Milspec. Same way mine went bad. Hell of a...

Milspec. Same way mine went bad. Hell of a shudder at 80mph.
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
@NoahDL88 Unfortunately when you...

@NoahDL88



Unfortunately when you search for this thread you get everything from "Obama picks on girls" to 499 other threads. You wouldn't happen to know the specific thread that addresses...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,792
Posted By CHICKENHAWK
o.k. finally managed to get in to Illinois Harley...

o.k. finally managed to get in to Illinois Harley for repair. Rear bearing shows corrosion to the inside. Wheel sustained damage as did the rotor and saddle. All being replaced under warranty. Would...
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