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Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10,003
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Posted By rickypanecatyl
Mine acts/acted like that when it gets water in...

Mine acts/acted like that when it gets water in the fuel. Currently I don't have an undercover place to park my bike and it rains buckets here near the equator. When it first happened it threw me...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Thanks Timmer - I just opened it up myself. See...

Thanks Timmer - I just opened it up myself. See what we can come up with! Having a tough time getting the screw holes in the rubber washer lined up... this is work made for people with little hands!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Transferring Way Points from Basecamp 2 Android?

Is there an easy way to transfer way points from basecamp and/or Map source to my Android phone? Currently I'm using OsmAnd+ but am happy download another ap if that works better.

Thanks in...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-05-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,602
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Right on there! In addition I think many...

Right on there! In addition I think many products such as Google maps, garmin X series... whatever, tend to follow a certain demographic and by and large as time goes on the same demographic:

-...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-05-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Garmin 60CSx Buttons not responding

I've got a new "refurbished" 60CSx.* Used it a couple months ago when my 62 broke on a trip in Myanamar. It worked fine for a couple days, then was unable to get a signal. Left me high and dry on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15,529
Views: 1,582,250
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I love the looks of Paul's HDB dashes. Anyone...

I love the looks of Paul's HDB dashes. Anyone try merging a Lynx fairing from Brittanica Composites with the HDB top clamps?

I'm thinking of having 2 different set ups that don't take too long to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10,003
Views: 2,149,238
Posted By rickypanecatyl
When you get a chance that's be really helpful! ...

When you get a chance that's be really helpful!

Silly suspension question re: fabbing a bracket to bolt the pannier bracket to - I wanted to know how much clearance I have for said bracket and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10,003
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Posted By rickypanecatyl
Good trail bike though a bit heavy. Horrible...

Good trail bike though a bit heavy. Horrible trials bike, way too heavy.

I think the engine is one of the best, "friendliest" trail bike engines out there! Easy to find traction and very gradual...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10,003
Views: 2,149,238
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Correct - mine is the earlier model. My order...

Correct - mine is the earlier model. My order and my invoice say for pre 2008 models.
Ironically I do happen to have a 2008 model which many countries did not get. As far as I know, it is exactly...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10,003
Views: 2,149,238
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Fitting Dirt-Bags pannier bar

I just got some dirt-bags pannier bars and it sure seems like I have to do a lot of customization/welding to get them to fit. I'm wondering if I got the wrong bars or if you guys had to do some...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10,003
Views: 2,149,238
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Back to the fabbing talk! :lol3 I've got no...

Back to the fabbing talk! :lol3

I've got no experience at this, but wondering realistically what some of you guys think as to how hard it would be to put the KLX250 (Actually 351) engine into a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10,003
Views: 2,149,238
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Very interesting mod Guido! Harder to wheelie...

Very interesting mod Guido! Harder to wheelie makes sense... I was surprised it gave you MORE confidence to try "backing it in..." but I guess that makes sense now that I think about it.
I'd...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,728
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Acceleration is the HUGE difference I notice and...

Acceleration is the HUGE difference I notice and my difference was even greater: 0-62 (100k/hr) in 6 flat before vs. 11 1/2 seconds w/the same gearing after. (GPS speed, NOT significant figures -...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10,003
Views: 2,149,238
Posted By rickypanecatyl
What are you talking about? Of course Kawasaki...

What are you talking about? Of course Kawasaki makes a KLX450! It's 22 lbs lighter than the old 250 but I don't really see it as being in the same category as the KLX150/250/650 which are low...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15,529
Views: 1,582,250
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Cuz then you wouldn't have anything to put in the...

Cuz then you wouldn't have anything to put in the tank when you ran out of gas Ged! :rofl
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,977
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I wasn't aware of that... Does Revzilla handle...

I wasn't aware of that... Does Revzilla handle warranty claims on their customers behalf by chance?
Forum: Vendors 03-22-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 44,511
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I'll third the stack light combo! And if I...

I'll third the stack light combo!

And if I could humbly throw in another request...

I'd love to have some way to quickly raise/lower the headlight beam. Just tonight I gave a short ride in the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10,003
Views: 2,149,238
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Thanks for the filter oil thoughts guys. As it...

Thanks for the filter oil thoughts guys.
As it turned out I discovered a new bike shop in town with a fellow American working in the service department.
I more know where to find filter oil in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 15,529
Views: 1,582,250
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Thanks! Problem is I'm in Malaysia and the bike...

Thanks! Problem is I'm in Malaysia and the bike shops are confused wondering what my foam filter is... I'll have to put the stock one in for the time being!
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15,529
Views: 1,582,250
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Stupid question - I'm putting in a new foam air...

Stupid question - I'm putting in a new foam air filter and have always used a oil spray made just for filters. Can't find it anywhere here - can I use engine or some other oil? Is one better than...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15,529
Views: 1,582,250
Posted By rickypanecatyl
One is switched, one is always hot - correct!...

One is switched, one is always hot - correct! Can't remember which is which though.

Sent from my C5502 using Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10,003
Views: 2,149,238
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I'm installing a new dry air filter at the moment...

I'm installing a new dry air filter at the moment but can't find foam filter oil spray any where in the country! Can I use engine oil? Any type better than another?

Sent from my C5502 using...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10,003
Views: 2,149,238
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Important note on the foot pegs! Sorry I...

Important note on the foot pegs!

Sorry I meant to post this earlier but forgot. I got a cheap pair someone linked in this site from eBay for about $15 - maybe the same as yours Mark? I'll try and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-14-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,252
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Nice tank! Found this while looking for DT230HP...

Nice tank! Found this while looking for DT230HP - Didn't know they had a 250 in 1968!
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,324
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Here in the land of missing planes we have: ...

Here in the land of missing planes we have:

KTM EXC200 comes street legal with the lights and blinkers; unfortunately support is weak and it's close to $20,000 US dollars new; 2nd hand does not...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,324
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Thanks for posting the link Luke - great looking...

Thanks for posting the link Luke - great looking build and it has me thinking!
We don't have that many options over here in Malaysia but 2 things we have lots of are YZ125's and the older, street...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Love was right before my eyes...." ...

Love was right before my eyes...."



Great looking bike snoobar!
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15,529
Views: 1,582,250
Posted By rickypanecatyl
. The amount of weight/force you put on the...

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The amount of weight/force you put on the kickstand varies hugely. I often get up on the bike,leaning on the stand from the high side. I'm doing it as kind of a fun balance thing. I'm adding...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 173,228
Posted By rickypanecatyl
That depends who the passenger is! ...

That depends who the passenger is!



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Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10,003
Views: 2,149,238
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15,529
Views: 1,582,250
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I've been impressed with the strength of the...

I've been impressed with the strength of the kickstand. My abuse comes in the form of spinning the bike 180 on the stand to do a quick U-turn in my tight parking spot. I am supporting it I suppose...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 10,003
Views: 2,149,238
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Fastest "jets" shipping in the USA

I just found out I have a friend flying out from Seattle to visit me here in Malaysia leaving Tuesday, the 18th.

I'd love to ship a heavy duty clutch to him and some mikuni jets for Bills carb to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10,003
Views: 2,149,238
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Utah do you have Bills Mikuni pumper 33mm bored...

Utah do you have Bills Mikuni pumper 33mm bored to 34mm?

Also (as a complete jetting dummy) IF someone had my engine, carb, pipe complete system jetted absolutely flawless at 500' elevation, 75F,...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,977
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Off topic I know but a few months back I was...

Off topic I know but a few months back I was sitting in the jacuzzi at the gym with my "waterproof" Sony Xperia ZR.
Another girl in the hot tub was interested in getting the same phone and asked me...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-10-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Thanks for that Garridan! Even if you are an...

Thanks for that Garridan! Even if you are an employee it still counts for something that you cared enough to answer the questions - and I appreciate you telling me up front!

I grew up in the...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,977
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Right On Acerider! There certainly seems to be...

Right On Acerider! There certainly seems to be far less accountability for companies when it comes to false advertising/claims etc and forums are one of the few recourses a consumer has in the new...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,728
Posted By rickypanecatyl
I did have what's locally known as a "Kapchai"...

I did have what's locally known as a "Kapchai" bike my first year in Malaysia. A kapchai looks like an American "girls bike" - step thru bar. Great for girls wearing skirts and guys wearing the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,728
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Comparison with a EXC250F - Performance

I picked the EXC250F to compare to as it is probably the closest new bike out there you could buy on the showroom floor that compares to my new to me, but old KLX300 converted to 351. Also the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,728
Posted By rickypanecatyl
Comparison with a EXC250F - Cost

Just for fun... to show why I think this bike was such an awesome deal, compare it to a brand new EXC250F which is a fun, small, light weight dual sport bike.

Similarities:
Both are light weight,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,728
Posted By rickypanecatyl
KLX300 with 351

I don't remember if I mentioned it, but I actually have (2) KLX 351's. This one I bought as a parts bike for my bike in Malaysia but can't bring myself to part it out!
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