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Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 49,391
Posted By TheHeretic
Thanks for your opinions guys. I'm in the process...

Thanks for your opinions guys. I'm in the process of selling off some dirt bikes that have not seen any use in a few years (No place convenient to use them around here any more) One in particular...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 49,391
Posted By TheHeretic
Does anyone own both? I just purchased the 700x...

Does anyone own both? I just purchased the 700x but for some reason, the 500x also calls out to me. I'm sick like that though and have a severe case of MBD. The 500x seems like it would be like a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 945,552
Posted By TheHeretic
In my area they are selling well according to the...

In my area they are selling well according to the sales manager of the local dealership. They sold 3 just last week including the silver one I just bought. They sold about a dozen or so over the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,407
Posted By TheHeretic
I'll add a plus 1 for the Victory Judge. I'm...

I'll add a plus 1 for the Victory Judge. I'm developing quite a fetish for Victories after a coworker and fellow MBD sufferer turned me on to them.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 945,552
Posted By TheHeretic
[QUOTE=webbiker;22848424]Question for NC owners:...

[QUOTE=webbiker;22848424]Question for NC owners: what do you think is making people trade in the NC (the X in particular) with very low miles?

I'm seriosly considering this bike, but I have never...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 1,466,991
Posted By TheHeretic
I also joined the XT225 club last weekend....

I also joined the XT225 club last weekend. Purchased a 2007 from a local dealer with 400 miles on it for $2350.00. Never been off road or anywhere else from the looks of it. I thought that was a good...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 114,121
Posted By TheHeretic
I'm getting a green one as soon as my Bandit...

I'm getting a green one as soon as my Bandit sells. Looks like a perfect bike for my twilight years. It's been a long time since any new bike really exited me but these new small bore sport bikes...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 256,759
Posted By TheHeretic
That's a great deal and I buy one like that in a...

That's a great deal and I buy one like that in a heartbeat if I come across one. There always seems to be a few available until I have some extra cash. Then there's not one to be found.........
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 256,759
Posted By TheHeretic
Since I'm in the market for a 250 dual sport,...

Since I'm in the market for a 250 dual sport, I've been watching these threads with great interest but I have to ask owners of the XT250 why this bike over the other options? While I realize the...
Forum: Trials 12-29-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,100
Posted By TheHeretic
Scorpa for sale

FYI

Was told to post here also. I have an 05 Scorpa SY250 listed for sale in the flea market section.
Forum: Trials 10-04-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By TheHeretic
Check trans oil for milky color. This indicates a...

Check trans oil for milky color. This indicates a worn waterpump seal and shaft. If you find this condition, chances are the clutch plates will need replacing also. Overall a really tough machine. I...
Forum: Trials 07-06-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,197
Posted By TheHeretic
Motojunky If it is the same as my wifes 97...

Motojunky

If it is the same as my wifes 97 GG which it sounds like, just use a socket slipped into one bearing and up against the center spacer. Tapped bearing out easily along with the spacer....
Forum: Vendors 06-14-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,387
Views: 569,817
Posted By TheHeretic
Hello Ghazi My chest measures 40". I think...

Hello Ghazi

My chest measures 40". I think overall the medium may suit me better. The question I have is the waist, is it a loose enough fit for a 36" waist. I'd assume a 1 piece suit would be...
Forum: Vendors 06-10-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3,387
Views: 569,817
Posted By TheHeretic
I'm interested in the 1 piece Lombard but I'm...

I'm interested in the 1 piece Lombard but I'm really not sure what size would fit me. I am 5'6" with a 36" waist and 30" inseam. Looking at the sizing chart, the large would have me with 33" inseam....
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3,387
Views: 569,817
Posted By TheHeretic
I'll 2nd that question. I'd love to buy one but...

I'll 2nd that question. I'd love to buy one but my waist is 36 and inseam is 30. The current sizing chart would put me in a large but I'm afraid I'd be walking on the pants legs.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-19-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,595
Views: 743,376
Posted By TheHeretic
Hahaha........I say pretty much the same...

Hahaha........I say pretty much the same thing....if I want to ride a fast, loud angry motorcycle I hop on my R6. The Bandit is like riding your sofa....very comfortable for all day rides and way...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2,595
Views: 743,376
Posted By TheHeretic
You're going to love that bike. I have a 2001...

You're going to love that bike. I have a 2001 naked 1200. I added a flyscreen richened the jetting, and changed fuel valve to pingel, but otherwise left it stock. BTW, the stock fuel valves are prone...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,473
Posted By TheHeretic
Yes, great find. I just bought my wife that exact...

Yes, great find. I just bought my wife that exact same bike, 85 with 5100 miles. I paid $1200.00 for it and thought that was an ok deal as its in nice shape. I was surprised at how peppy it is for a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2008, 06:07 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,916
Posted By TheHeretic
Have 10.......I'm always looking on craigslist...

Have 10.......I'm always looking on craigslist for more. I think I need help. Two are my wifes bikes. It doesn't help to have a women who rides as she encourages me to add to the collection.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2008, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,306
Posted By TheHeretic
Plus 1 on that.........I've cleaned mine twice so...

Plus 1 on that.........I've cleaned mine twice so far. Very prone to clogging compared to my other bikes. I now drain the bowl if it looks like I won't be able to ride it for a few weeks
Forum: Trials 10-31-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,886
Posted By TheHeretic
It will say or should say TXT 280 Pro on the seat...

It will say or should say TXT 280 Pro on the seat area plastic. Engine looks almost toy like (Small).........hard to believe it's a 280CC
Forum: Trials 10-31-2007, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,886
Posted By TheHeretic
I have an 02 TXT 280 Pro....... if that's what...

I have an 02 TXT 280 Pro....... if that's what your talking about. That was the first year of the Pro and there are a few things to watch out for. Mostly the clutch slave/side cover. Many had...
Forum: Trials 10-24-2007, 05:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 36,112
Posted By TheHeretic
I trail ride on my trials bikes all the time. My...

I trail ride on my trials bikes all the time. My real dirt bikes feel like I'm riding a Harley in the woods compared to my GG 280 pro and Scorpa.
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2007, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,740
Posted By TheHeretic
I use Spectro foam filter oil in the spray...

I use Spectro foam filter oil in the spray can.......very easy to use, wrings out nice before the carrier evaporates and seems pretty tacky when it sets up.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2007, 05:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,134
Posted By TheHeretic
Very common problem these days with ethanol...

Very common problem these days with ethanol blended fuel. What happens is the fuel quickly evaporates from the float bowl (Especially in a shed that probably gets really hot during the day) leaving...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2007, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 1,466,991
Posted By TheHeretic
Since these aren't that easy to come by, has...

Since these aren't that easy to come by, has anyone had any experience with the chinese knock-offs? I understand that some china bikes are complete knock-offs of the XT and in fact Yamaha parts are...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 1,466,991
Posted By TheHeretic
I think that could be it........it's small, easy...

I think that could be it........it's small, easy to move around (I'd imagine)....... It seems like you can get almost new examples for short change............I better start searching around my area...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2007, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 1,466,991
Posted By TheHeretic
I don't really know why but after reading this...

I don't really know why but after reading this thread, I really want one of these!!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2007, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By TheHeretic
I've been wondering the same thing...

I've been wondering the same thing myself.........A guy on KLR.net got one and he set it went right on........something the Corbins don't seem to do. I think the seat pan is like OEM. I've been...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,003
Posted By TheHeretic
How about the water pump (Impeller)? If it's not...

How about the water pump (Impeller)? If it's not circulating water, it will surely over heat.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2006, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,379
Posted By TheHeretic
Great How's their turn around time and...

Great

How's their turn around time and service? I filled out a quote request earlier this morning but haven't got an answer yet.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2006, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,379
Posted By TheHeretic
Great I have a KLR 650......I want to do...

Great

I have a KLR 650......I want to do the whole system..........I'm assuming you did the muffler also? How about the heat shields?
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2006, 05:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,379
Posted By TheHeretic
Pipe Coatings

Has anyone had their exhaust and mufflers coated? I seen a KTM that has a silver coating done by HPC and it really looked great. I was thinking of getting my KLR header and muffler done this winter.
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By TheHeretic
Nah, it is a stock pipe............I'm almost...

Nah, it is a stock pipe............I'm almost 100% sure a clogged pilot.......it only runs with the enricher on. I am curious though how the big gun exhaust sounds........are they really loud?
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2006, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By TheHeretic
Help with KLR problem

I have an 05 KLR650. Went to start it this weekend...........wouldn't start.....kept trying........caught a few times for a brief moment then died. Kept trying finally it starts but dies when turning...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2006, 06:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,641
Posted By TheHeretic
How did your Corbin dished seat fit? I'm...

How did your Corbin dished seat fit? I'm interested because I'm inseam challenged but I read about a lot of fit problems related to the corbin/KLR. Does it really lower you the 1 1/2" claimed by...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2006, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By TheHeretic
Thanks Woody I'll keep that in mind.......I'm not...

Thanks Woody I'll keep that in mind.......I'm not obsessing over it but I thought they could at least put decent spokes on the damn thing since they are always exposed to the elements more so than...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By TheHeretic
:rofl No I live in a worse...

:rofl No I live in a worse place.....RI............I never washed it as it seemed clean from the dealer. I did wipe them down with WD 40 and 0000 steel wool to clean them up. I think it's just crap...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2006, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By TheHeretic
KLR 650 spokes

Does any other KLR 650 owners think that the plating on the spokes and other components is pure crap? I have an 05 and noticed while working on my bike that the spokes where already getting this...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2005, 09:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,371
Posted By TheHeretic
Well, I have an 05 with 379 miles on it but so...

Well, I have an 05 with 379 miles on it but so far its been reliable:D but seriously, I have researched quite a bit about them and they seem as reliable as a stone. Some say balancer chain tensioner...
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