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Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14,866
Views: 1,603,103
Posted By BigShooter
finally sucess

I finally managed to wrestle my tire on, thank God. But now I can't recall what pressure to run, and the search on here doesn't seem to be working. What do some of you run in the rear, and I guess...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14,866
Views: 1,603,103
Posted By BigShooter
Geez! I'm glad I got a T63 then. I'm gonna give...

Geez! I'm glad I got a T63 then. I'm gonna give the zip ties a try. I hope It goes well. After reading everyone's responses, I'm beginning to feel like a lightweight. I injured my hand pretty bad...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14,866
Views: 1,603,103
Posted By BigShooter
Thanks for the advice on the tire change. I...

Thanks for the advice on the tire change. I watched the ziptie vids and will give it a try.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14,866
Views: 1,603,103
Posted By BigShooter
Though I had mounted dirt bike tires back in the...

Though I had mounted dirt bike tires back in the day, this was the first one I have tried to mount in years. i watched a few vids to refresh my memory. It looked straight forward as I remembered it....
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14,866
Views: 1,603,103
Posted By BigShooter
Mounting a T63

Who on here has personally mounted a Michelin T63 rear on their KLR?
I tried my best, but I couldn't get the first side bead over the rim. It's like the thing is too small. I checked and double...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,988
Posted By BigShooter
i would focus on a bike that performs like you...

i would focus on a bike that performs like you want on the dirt, and just find other means of travel than interstates. From all that I have read, and my own experience, you will be winding anything...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 424,126
Posted By BigShooter
this may have been covered; but, ride in the left...

this may have been covered; but, ride in the left tire track of the lane you are in whenever possible. it will put you more out in the field of view of drivers on side roads or drives getting ready...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,894
Posted By BigShooter
china is very capable of making whatever quality...

china is very capable of making whatever quality of product they desire. They have access to any manufacturing process and raw material they need (heck, they buy all our steel up). For some reason,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,131
Posted By BigShooter
this tread got me looking in to the TR. Am I...

this tread got me looking in to the TR. Am I mistaken that there are '13 & '14 models, or am I looking at the wrong bike? I must say that the prices are quite amazingly low, seemingly. But, I also...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,428
Posted By BigShooter
uh, no. didnt think i was

uh, no. didnt think i was
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,428
Posted By BigShooter
+1 That sounds like a good start. btw,...

+1
That sounds like a good start.
btw, pretty convenient that he suddenly stopped responding after you sent them that info
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,428
Posted By BigShooter
only possibility I can visualise would be the...

only possibility I can visualise would be the compression height is to high with that piston. 12:1 is pretty stout compression. Did wiseco call for thicker than stock gaskets with its intallation or...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,414
Posted By BigShooter
I carry either my Ka bar or cold steel khukri. I...

I carry either my Ka bar or cold steel khukri. I find them much more useful than a hatchet or hawk, and easier for me to pack. Plus, in my experience, either of them will chop through wood fast then...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,666
Posted By BigShooter
make certain it is get sufficient fuel from the...

make certain it is get sufficient fuel from the tank as well. in my experience, one reason an engine that will only idle well on choke or stumbles during excelleration is that it is not get good...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,622
Posted By BigShooter
I have seen the Shinkos and a few others like...

I have seen the Shinkos and a few others like them, but I'm looking for a front with a more open lug. Something similar to the Trackmaster I have on my KLR, but not as wide. Any suggestions?
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,622
Posted By BigShooter
tire size

will a 90/90-21 or 90/100-21 fit with a low fender? Having trouble finding many options in 2how about the rear? 100 or 110, or what is the same as a 4.10?
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 176,077
Posted By BigShooter
awesome RR man! Figure me in

awesome RR man! Figure me in
Forum: Trip Planning 10-25-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,539
Posted By BigShooter
All of New England, and anywhere else large...

All of New England, and anywhere else large groups of Yankees have gathered. For all that matter, it's usually more pleasant to avoid single Yankees as well.
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By BigShooter
Sound advice

Sound advice
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By BigShooter
IDK how many you can expect outta one, but I...

IDK how many you can expect outta one, but I surely wouldn't buy one if I didnt expect more than 30k. To me, you just have to get a feel for the type of person you would be buying it from, how hard...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,622
Posted By BigShooter
Yeah, I've seen em with the KLR fender, too....

Yeah, I've seen em with the KLR fender, too. Maybe its just the pic; but, that one just caught my eye because it just seems to really flow with the bike in general. Better that the SM fenders and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By BigShooter
+1 on suspension. But are we talking all...

+1 on suspension. But are we talking all surfaces, sand, dirt, gravel?
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By BigShooter
what kind of surface are we talking?

what kind of surface are we talking?
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,622
Posted By BigShooter
Oh ok. I see now that your in Canada. I guess...

Oh ok. I see now that your in Canada. I guess they come that way there
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,622
Posted By BigShooter
What particular fender do you have on this bike?...

What particular fender do you have on this bike? Looks great!
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By BigShooter
Hey, thats good to know about your setup. A bike...

Hey, thats good to know about your setup. A bike like the YZ450 and your crf are the kind of bikes I had in mind. I was looking at a yz450 a few days ago on craigslist that seemed like a fairly good...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By BigShooter
For me, a bike like this wouldnt be for any kind...

For me, a bike like this wouldnt be for any kind of long transit on pavement. Just on the backroads get to a few places to ride. Here in Texas, blinkers arent even a requiment. All I would be mainly...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By BigShooter
Yeah, thats kinda what I was figuring, and more...

Yeah, thats kinda what I was figuring, and more along the lines of what I was wanting to know. The individual parts, as far as lighting and such, are easy enough to source. I just didnt know if there...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By BigShooter
I just happen to have watched a vid review out of...

I just happen to have watched a vid review out of England called something like "1500 budget adventure motorcycles" where three guys had that max to find them bikes. They come up with an older Super...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By BigShooter
bike conversions

it seems fairly straight forward with bikes that already have a headlight and taillight, but what does it take to convert some of the other four stroke dirt bikes without factory lighting to a dual...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,622
Posted By BigShooter
the number should face away from the cam lobe so...

the number should face away from the cam lobe so it doesnt get wore off and you will be able to reference its thickness at next check/adjustment
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By BigShooter
I'm interested to see what folks suggest, and...

I'm interested to see what folks suggest, and also what you decide on. I have been wanting to get a smaller bike myself, and considering that I see many like the ttr125 that aren't too old for under...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,160
Posted By BigShooter
different route?

Any chance you can change your route to a more reduce speed surface, perhaps for even a good portion of it? Cruising a small bike at freeway speeds for a long distance is not my idea of fun. At least...
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By BigShooter
ok thanks. thats what i was beginning to believe

ok thanks. thats what i was beginning to believe
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By BigShooter
mitas tire supplier

Does anyone know of a supplier for Mitas motlrcycle tires? I am looking for some of the CO2s that I saw on a bike in a RR on here. My searches havent turned any up.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14,866
Views: 1,603,103
Posted By BigShooter
yelolow klr

I was in the local dealer here in Texarkana about a month and a half or two ago and they had one setting on the floor, if your still interested
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,646
Posted By BigShooter
keep that sucka

Why would you want to trade a Husa for a KTM? The aftermarket is out there
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,622
Posted By BigShooter
That is good to hear. It would be nice to have a...

That is good to hear. It would be nice to have a little more torque to the rear. As it stands now, it will barely spin a tire on loose gravel, like when exiting a tight turn and you want the back to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,622
Posted By BigShooter
piwer gains

I have an 01 I bought here a few months back. It was the first bike I had i a number of years, and the smallest streetable bike, and dual sport, I ever owned. I loved the feel of riding it, as in...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 41,611
Posted By BigShooter
awsome report so far! Sign me up

awsome report so far! Sign me up
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