AR-NWA ADV BS thread

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by Elvis70, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. mdawg12

    mdawg12 Old and Slow

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    I have a 2004 TTR225 setting in the barn gathering dust. Haven't started it in 3 months but new battery on trickle charger. I could let it go cheap enough if you wanted to put a light kit on it. No title though so have to go the bonded route. Or to anyone else if just wanted a good small trail bike.

    Are we breaking any rules discussing buy/sell outside the flea market? :hmmmmm


  2. wayno

    wayno Long timer

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    Prob would but to much money in my DR650 to do so.:lol3
  3. wayno

    wayno Long timer

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    Thought Charlie told me that is what rules are for!:eek1 Lot of rules getting broken if that is the case!:D
  4. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    uh..SO! :evil
  5. wayno

    wayno Long timer

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    Just sayin:deal
  6. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    No rule that I know of? I don't think it was me that posted that.

    Joe, no I didn't get up at 6 am either :rofl
  7. sc-razor

    sc-razor Long timer

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    Anybody got experience with Pirelli Scorpion AT 90's? I'm thinking I want something a little more street friendly than full knobbies.

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  8. ozarkrider

    ozarkrider Discombobulated Sociopath

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    A friend of mine runs 'em on his KLR. He's happy with the overall performance. Good on gravel as long as it's not too loose or deep. Absolutely suck in mud and sand.
  9. NateLePain

    NateLePain Long timer

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    IMO, this is pretty much true for all the 80/20, 90/10 tires. There's always a trade off.

    nlp
  10. tcourdin

    tcourdin Resident Spooner

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    I think the rear Scorpion is "ok" for around here, I'd still run a knobby in the front though IMO. My DR had Scorpions on it, the front was lacking traction on gravel.
  11. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Doh!!! I was replacing the counter shaft seal on my Strom today and I didn't realize there's a seal retaining plate (should have cleaned up all that caked on dirt and oil! :lol3 ) which after having such a hard time getting the old one off I should have noticed. Anyway, while trying to get the new one on I managed to not only screw up the new seal but also jacked up the plate. So now I have to wait on parts. :baldy Oh well, at least it's only a $15 screw up.
  12. wayno

    wayno Long timer

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    Thought that only happened to me! :lol3 Oh well you know how to do it now and could like you said cost much more money.
  13. tcourdin

    tcourdin Resident Spooner

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    As the old Matt would say, you fu#$%^g dumb A@#! :D Thats a bummer, I've done stuff like that too. Sounds like you got off cheap!

    I still remember like yesterday changing the power steering pump on my Jeep. I was pissed and beat the old pump in the driveway, it was mangled. I walked in the parts store and bought a new pump and he handed it to me with no pulley on it, and when I asked he said you gotta use your old pulley off the old pump....whoops! :becca:lol3


  14. mdawg12

    mdawg12 Old and Slow

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    Dang! You could have took it to the dealership and paid $120 labor to do it and saved that $15.... :hmmmmm

  15. wayno

    wayno Long timer

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    There are a lot of times it cost me money to do it myself and it cost more than if I had let someone else do it but at least I knew the next time. I hope:lol3
  16. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    albie, hope your parts come by Thursday, or were you planning to ride mandem with me?
  17. wayno

    wayno Long timer

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  18. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Heh, yup usually don't screw up like that more then once. :lol3
  19. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Mandem, I don't think so. :lol3

  20. Scribe

    Scribe £Bob£

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    I've got them on my 950. Best tire I've ever run. Incredible performance offroad, equivalent to a DOT knobbie IMHO, and they are quiet and sticky on road. Plus they last. I won't run knobbies anymore, no need to.