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Forum: Thumpers Today, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Yeah, she's super cool, and is way out of my...

Yeah, she's super cool, and is way out of my league in the looks department. Not sure what she's doing with my ugly fat ass? I'm so lucky she decided to take up riding a few years ago, and now moves...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Had to work today, but we still got out on some...

Had to work today, but we still got out on some nice desert trails this evening. 78 degrees, best time of the year here.:ricky...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 10:01 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Worth while fix: ...

Worth while fix:
http://www.planetklx.org/techtips/shift-fix.html

FSW:
http://fourstrokeworks.biz/

An IMS shift lever helped a bit too.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
I have her bars cut pretty narrow, and they're...

I have her bars cut pretty narrow, and they're not tall, so no problen with cable length. I'm wondering if i should have looked for a Barnett cable, they seem a bit better. I used to adjust her KLX...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
http://netdna.copyblogger.com/images/bored.jpg ...

http://netdna.copyblogger.com/images/bored.jpg

BORING!!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 12:40 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
True, but there's no denying how easy the pull is...

True, but there's no denying how easy the pull is on the newer ktmergvarnas. When my GF got off the 300 she said she hated everything about it, but asked if I could get her KTM and KLX clutches to be...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11,448
Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
Like Yamaha re-releasing a real WR250, two stroke...

Like Yamaha re-releasing a real WR250, two stroke that is! And please give it a 6 speed.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 09:29 PM
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Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
They pretty much suck. If you use one of the...

They pretty much suck. If you use one of the crappy axle mounts it's just a matter of time till the back tire snaps it off. Drill the rear fender and use a loose zip tie as a guide and it won't break...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 09:10 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
That's pretty cool. Now if they would base the...

That's pretty cool. Now if they would base the WR450 on that new bad ass YZ450 engine and also give it a 6 speed I'm sure it would take a lot of sales from KTM.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11,448
Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
Had one of those lame axle mounts? Or crashed? ...

Had one of those lame axle mounts? Or crashed?

I spend a few weekends with one zip tied to the back of my chest protector, until I learned to mount it kinda where yours is.

Dune riding is super...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Nice KDX with a paddle. Not the best whip...

Nice KDX with a paddle. Not the best whip location though.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
I understand. Went down hard enough, 2 weeks ago...

I understand. Went down hard enough, 2 weeks ago to knock the wind out of me. It scared me! I've got two herniated discs and neuropathy in my left leg so crashes like that could end riding for me...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 09:50 AM
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Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
I've been on trail rides with guys MUCH faster...

I've been on trail rides with guys MUCH faster than me. Many have boxes full of trophies, a few are retired pro's, and a couple even hold a title or two. Occasionally on trail rides they'd hang back...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 10:17 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
I saw Ty Davis race a 42HP KLX 365 with lots of...

I saw Ty Davis race a 42HP KLX 365 with lots of KX parts in the Four Stroke nats in '97 at Glen Helen. He did well, but struggled against the more powerful KTM of Smail and Kalos and Youngs big...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Hmmm. Gravy is okay. Maybe Canadians aren't that...

Hmmm. Gravy is okay. Maybe Canadians aren't that bad, except the French. All I know about Canada I learned from Monty Python, Bob & Doug, and Ren & Stimpy. My friends mom used to say "eh" a lot and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Yes, yes, dynos should really be used for tuning,...

Yes, yes, dynos should really be used for tuning, diagnostics and breaking in. I guess there's some validity to running a group of bikes in a "shootout" on the same day, but I read where a dyno...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 07:21 AM
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Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
Well your 650 does weigh about the same as a WRR,...

Well your 650 does weigh about the same as a WRR, so why not?

I'm still confused thought, do you Canucks put Canadian bacon on pizza like us? Do you call fries French, or chips? Tell me you don't...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 07:37 PM
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Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/cb/cba95d8abf8c858c041...

http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/cb/cba95d8abf8c858c041b4c5e3d898d4303d6d455836ce362e0e7690866ac3c1a.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 06:57 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Don't think zedro cares about the WRR, but you...

Don't think zedro cares about the WRR, but you damn sure don't want to mention Canadian bacon.:evil

Oh yeah:
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Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 03:19 PM
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Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
You do realize that the same bike can get...

You do realize that the same bike can get different readings from different dynos, or just on different days? Do you think Cycle World lied about getting 26HP? You think maybe a magazine has access...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
Wasn't it the WRRistas (not you or Kawagumby)...

Wasn't it the WRRistas (not you or Kawagumby) that say HP doesn't matter, and nobdy needs more than a WRR has?
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
No, I want actual vs. actual. eal proof. Post up...

No, I want actual vs. actual. eal proof. Post up some actual dyno charts by credible sources, not internet hersay, or false factory claims. More little blue pony flemmish fairy dust.

What...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 01:54 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
More fairyland BS. I've never seen a factory...

More fairyland BS. I've never seen a factory rating for anything close to accurate. They fudge numbers up and down to meet government and insurance regs etc. In your world a 2 stroke EXC250 makes...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 01:32 PM
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Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
But it's only twice as much, so who cares? Nobody...

But it's only twice as much, so who cares? Nobody could ever need more than 26 er, uh, 28 25 whatever.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 01:23 PM
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Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
I'll ignore that a stock WRR makes 23, and "your"...

I'll ignore that a stock WRR makes 23, and "your" dyno pull isn't representative of most powerd up WRR, which make 26hp. But even using your abnormal modded dyno pull, the stock old 350 makes 32%, or...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 02:55 PM
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Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
I've never done it but, egg whites actually will...

I've never done it but, egg whites actually will plug a small leak.
http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/one-car-too-far/videos/radiator-egg-fix.htm

I've sealed a leaky fuel tank with a bar of soap,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11,448
Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
Kids are funny! When I was young, one of my...

Kids are funny! When I was young, one of my buddies woke me late at night to bum some premix for his ATC250r that had run dry out in a sand wash. We drained about the 1/8 gallon left in my seized...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11,448
Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
As long as I drain the fuel from the KLX300's...

As long as I drain the fuel from the KLX300's carb, it will start on old turpentine gas fist or second kick. The KDX always starts easy, even on the crappiest gas.

Bikes I've had with FCR carbs,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 12:49 PM
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Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
Maybe they have better fuel in the land Canadia,...

Maybe they have better fuel in the land Canadia, without all the BS additives? What do you say zedro? Is your fuel better than yer bacon?:D
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 114,214
Posted By Huskyfatman
Yeah, we seem to have similar taste in bikes. My...

Yeah, we seem to have similar taste in bikes. My '95 WXC610 was my favorite one I ever owned. Most of my buddies rode XR600's back then and heckled me about my "Polish" bike. The 610 never failed to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Huskyfatman
The sprocket from my '95 610 fit the '08...

The sprocket from my '95 610 fit the '08 perfectly.
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 114,214
Posted By Huskyfatman
I've owned 3 kickstart 610's and one 350, and...

I've owned 3 kickstart 610's and one 350, and fritzcoinc is spot on.
610's are superior to the XR in nearly evey way, except the shorter wheelbase and tighter steering lock allows the XR to turn...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11,448
Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
It's purely subjective. My GF's KTM is too slow...

It's purely subjective. My GF's KTM is too slow for me, but she weighs 100lbs and doesn't like to go too fast. I actually have fun on the 35hp (modified) KDX200. But it is underpowered in steep sand...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11,448
Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
If you could add 20hp to the WRR, better...

If you could add 20hp to the WRR, better suspension, and higher end components and the only penalty was a less than 4% weight gain would you?

They quit making the the 610, but used ones are...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11,448
Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
Guess I forgot to add "former" WRR owners in...

Guess I forgot to add "former" WRR owners in denial. I don't need to ride a 26(28)HP bike to know its underpowered. Just like I didn't need to ride a KLR to find out it was heavy. I did and it was....
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 10:28 PM
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Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
Or, over sensitive WRR owners in denial about the...

Or, over sensitive WRR owners in denial about the performance to fun ratio. They aim to debunk the bikes faults by exaggerating it's abilities. Ironically their biggest opponent are also WRR owners...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 25,868
Posted By Huskyfatman
Ha ha, yeah it just looks that way. KDX and KLX...

Ha ha, yeah it just looks that way. KDX and KLX are almost exactly the same size.
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11,448
Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
+1, nothing helps fatigue more than dialed...

+1, nothing helps fatigue more than dialed suspension. I've never tried flex bars, but they seem like a band aid for harsh boingers. The older I get, the plusher I like, I'm happy to slow down a bit...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 25,868
Posted By Huskyfatman
Yes, I got my '05 KDX with a NV title plated in...

Yes, I got my '05 KDX with a NV title plated in rural AZ. no problem. I heard in Phoenix they had to pass emissions, but was told they quit that....
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11,448
Views: 543,183
Posted By Huskyfatman
Cool Mr. Krabs!:thumb I'm hobbling around...

Cool Mr. Krabs!:thumb

I'm hobbling around work today trying to explain all my road rash and bruises I got following my GF. You win.

Maybe you secretly use your WRR for training. Like athletes...
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