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Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 27,409
Views: 5,092,846
Posted By CaptCapsize
I had a similar problems on my KLX. The first...

I had a similar problems on my KLX. The first event was an old fuel line became soft when the engine warmed up. The line would kink at a bend and shut off fuel flow. Once it would cool off the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-04-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,098
Posted By CaptCapsize
Thanks to all who put on this Shindig event. I...

Thanks to all who put on this Shindig event. I had a great time and learned a lot. Many thanks to the women riders who gave me advice on riding technique. It helped me ride a little better, but I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 27,409
Views: 5,092,846
Posted By CaptCapsize
Low resistive impedance is difficult to measure...

Low resistive impedance is difficult to measure accurately. What do you get when you connect the meters leads to each other on the same resistance scale? Most meters will have a few tenths of an...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-21-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,098
Posted By CaptCapsize
Scenic route

Weather permitting I am thinking of riding up by taking the scenic route to the shindig at Sipapu.

Corrales to 528 to 550 to San Ysidro, then 4 to 502 to Pojoaque, 503 to Chimayo then 76 to 75 ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,923
Posted By CaptCapsize
A small part of the Box is NM State land

In looking at BLM ownership maps there is one section of the Box which is state land. The exit of box also has a section which is state land. Maybe maintain access to existing state land is a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,098
Posted By CaptCapsize
Added a donation to the Defense Fund

I can't wait to do the Shindig again. The DRZ is ready and I have recovered from my Maob trip.

I bought a dinner ticket for my wife, and while I was at it I added a donation to the Defense Fund .
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-03-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,309
Posted By CaptCapsize
Jemez San Juan Rd

I tried to go up the San Juan road (FR269) from Ponderosa and the gate is locked. Does any one know if the Forest Service is going to open or is it? I took 10 to Hwy 4 and got rained on today. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 27,409
Views: 5,092,846
Posted By CaptCapsize
The red light trigger around here are inductive...

The red light trigger around here are inductive loop sensors. It helps to ride right on top of the loop which can sometime be seen as a thin tar line in a rectangle. The low metallic content of a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 27,409
Views: 5,092,846
Posted By CaptCapsize
Although I am relatively new to riding I do all...

Although I am relatively new to riding I do all my own work, so more experienced riders may have better advice. The rim should not be the problem unless it is out of round or bent,which they would...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,098
Posted By CaptCapsize
Here we go again

I am in,paid and have cabin reservations. I had a great time time last year.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,576
Posted By CaptCapsize
Email sent to the Honorable Seantors

I asked to preserve the OHV sticker fund:

I object to the transfer of the Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) sticker fund to the State Parks department as proposed in House Bill 2, The State Parks does...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 27,409
Views: 5,092,846
Posted By CaptCapsize
to Looking for a new bike

"Originally Posted by AGrant View Post
I had a Kawi KLX 250s and loved the bike other than it was a bit small and short on power. I sold it to a fellow inmate and as far as I know, he's been happy...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27,409
Views: 5,092,846
Posted By CaptCapsize
DRZ E Thermostat

Annie & Numbers
Thanks I will check out the Spal fan. I would definitely prefer the fan behind the radiator. The PC fans will only mount to the radiator guard.

Hedge 36
The Acerbis 3,7...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27,409
Views: 5,092,846
Posted By CaptCapsize
Thermostat in DRZ E

Thanks for all the information. I now have a S model thermostat, new radiator hoses and a couple of Sunon sealed mag-lev PC fans. I will install my improved cooling system and report back once i...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27,409
Views: 5,092,846
Posted By CaptCapsize
DRZ-E Thermostat

Has anyone who has added a thermostat to their E had any problems with operation in the warmer season? I worry the thermostat would restrict the coolant flow much more than the Es stock...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 27,409
Views: 5,092,846
Posted By CaptCapsize
Yellow Fever; My DRZ introduction

I lurked on this thread and developed the opinion the DRZ would be the perfect upgrade for me. Also thanks to Thumper Talk, but their pop-ups drive me crazy.

I bought a plated 06 DRZ400E about a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-23-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 34,137
Posted By CaptCapsize
Arrive a bit ago. Staying at aBlackstone. ...

Arrive a bit ago. Staying at aBlackstone. Looking forward to trying my new to me old DRZ-E
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-11-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 34,137
Posted By CaptCapsize
Can't wait

In !
Have had reservation at the Blackstone for over a month. Just been waiting for the event notification. I had such a great time at Sipapu.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 2,823,529
Posted By CaptCapsize
Yes I meant the main jet. I have heard it starts...

Yes I meant the main jet. I have heard it starts really kicking in above a 1/4 throttle.

Another though is a pinched fuel line. I had the problem after installing an Acerbis tank, my fault in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 28,140
Posted By CaptCapsize
I registered early and got a room confirmed. ...

I registered early and got a room confirmed.
Really looking forward to this. I tried to make it last year, but couldn't stay....
I just re-sprung my bike for my weight. The bike is now much...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 2,823,529
Posted By CaptCapsize
5K limited throttle response

Related to the problem with the 5K limited throttle. I had a similar issue with a carb on a car. It turned out to be a very small flake of brass which jammed in the primary jet. It acted like a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 2,823,529
Posted By CaptCapsize
Springs from Race Tech

Since I am a heavy guy, 225 and 6'1", from Race Tech I ordered front and rear KLX300 springs based on my weight an lack of ability. I used their calculator to figure the spring rate for the KLX300 ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,499
Posted By CaptCapsize
New Mexico North West

Another suggestion, although I don't live there you should check out the Farmington/Aztec area. Only 1.5 hours to Silverton, 4 hours to Moab. Lots of good riding locally I hear. Really you should...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-02-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 28,140
Posted By CaptCapsize
Sounds like Fun, even for a noob. I am in.......

Sounds like Fun, even for a noob. I am in.... probably over my head.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-20-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 30,941
Posted By CaptCapsize
My choice for the best drugs for riding are;...

My choice for the best drugs for riding are; Premium gas, Mobil 1, and chain lube. After riding then a local micro-brew or two, cold, dark and thick.

To each their own that is why we live in a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,300
Posted By CaptCapsize
Rio Puerco Land Ownership

To see "Who" claims ownership of land in the Rio Puerco valley I looked at the BLM Albuquerque 100K map. Ownership is color coded in the legend on the bottom of each map. It looks like most of the...
Forum: Face Plant 08-14-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,843
Posted By CaptCapsize
The rules vary by location

It is sad to hear of the casualty.
I believe my state will allow a bike to be sold to anyone over the age of 18. You then have 30 days to get endorsement and insurance.

When I bought my first...
Forum: Face Plant 07-28-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,540
Posted By CaptCapsize
Thanks! Your video helped

I want to thank you for posting the video. I am a fairly new rider and I read the face plant page to learn from others mishaps.

I watched the video a couple of times before I could see the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-19-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,395
Posted By CaptCapsize
slime experience

I have used slime in my mountain bike. A favorite thorn here in the southwest, called the "goat head" fattened my tire in Moab even with a heavy duty tube and slime. I pumped it up and each of the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,505
Posted By CaptCapsize
Keep cool

Sound Like a great trip. If headed into Grants NM after Pie town be sure to come up the east side of El Malpais National Monument it is a great ride. We say lots of elk so keep an eye out.

Last...
Forum: Face Plant 05-10-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 55,888
Posted By CaptCapsize
For a long term perspective I had a similar...

For a long term perspective

I had a similar injury 44 year ago. Bought a used Honda Sunday, wrecked it Monday. I discovered you do not turn a motorcycle by turning the bars in the direction you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12,631
Views: 2,823,529
Posted By CaptCapsize
You can buy studs at Ace Hardware, that is where...

You can buy studs at Ace Hardware, that is where I got mine. The studs are held in with Red Locktite. You must apply heat to soften the locktite to remove the broken stud. I used a heat gun to...
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