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Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 09:07 PM
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Posted By pfy50
I paid $4950 + 200.00 for paperwork for my 2011...

I paid $4950 + 200.00 for paperwork for my 2011 as a leftover in April 2012. I thought that was a fair deal.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 09:00 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Sorry ADW, I was just following Safari...

Sorry ADW,

I was just following Safari Tanks recommendation that says the the fuel pump gasket SHOULD be replaced and not reused. Also if I am going to spend the time pulling it off (which I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 10:25 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Only part way, I might be able to use a dental...

Only part way, I might be able to use a dental mirror, but I'm going to run out of hands before I accomplish anything useful, and even if I could see it, it is to far down to reach from outside of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 09:44 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yes ADW, My wing siphon lines are a little ...

Yes ADW,
My wing siphon lines are a little high, but if I'm going to spend all the money to get back into the tank to fix it(Which is what I was hoping to avoid) I'll have to replace the FP gasket,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By pfy50
TNX ER70S, Right now I'm getting 2.5 to 2.8...

TNX ER70S,

Right now I'm getting 2.5 to 2.8 gals.on refill out of a 3.7gal. Safari tank. I think the problem is the high side scavenge tube (when on kickstand) has got a bubble similar to line in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Tank Problem

I have been having a problem with my WRR's Safari tank with getting the last gallon of fuel. I thought I primed it(Mikuni vacuum pump) when first installed, but I can't scavenge the the wings. Does...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 09:21 PM
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Posted By pfy50
I hope that is just the poor lighting and shot...

I hope that is just the poor lighting and shot angle thru that plastic cup that is making the dark oil look milky gray:huh
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 07:40 PM
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Posted By pfy50
It's the same. The sag is based on the 10.6" of...

It's the same. The sag is based on the 10.6" of movement the rear shock has not the height above ground that you are changing with the Yamalink.:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 07:37 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Did you also coat the frame area that the plate...

Did you also coat the frame area that the plate contacts?
Might also suggest using Delrin washers on the inside of the bolt mounting points; using them like a crush washer.
Forum: Beasts 12-01-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Your right for the most part officers have better...

Your right for the most part officers have better things to do, but there is an occasional one that went out grumpy, we're human too.:huh

They just don't want MV's looking like a Filipino Taxi...
Forum: Beasts 12-01-2014, 02:16 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Hey GarrettRB & Icy, Nice idea with the...

Hey GarrettRB & Icy,


Nice idea with the LEDs, BUT I don't want to be a party pooper ; remember in many jurisdictions summons are issued for improper lighting. The NTSB FEDs regulate what color...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 05:14 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Twilightzone, NOT, just going to do the...

Twilightzone,

NOT, just going to do the first lube job @ 9500m, but should be ready just in case I find any of the bearings damaged. I remember reading back a little while ago some one discovering...
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2014, 04:55 PM
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Posted By pfy50
shaner1100gs, TNX for the pic . I would'nt...

shaner1100gs,

TNX for the pic . I would'nt mind having a slightly longer shift lever to gain room for my larger boots.




TNX milq,

I looked on the IMS site and the only yz 250 I saw...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 09:17 AM
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Posted By pfy50
CO setting

Does anybody have a link back to the write up on how to set up the CO level?

Also anyone have a link to a good tool for removing and reinstalling swing arm and link bearings? I believe Motion Pro...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 09:42 PM
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Posted By pfy50
With Obama in the White House nobody's a...

With Obama in the White House nobody's a foreigner!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2014, 04:01 PM
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Posted By pfy50
I use them. There may be some high speed (over...

I use them. There may be some high speed (over 75mph) induced buffeting as previously reported, but I don't spend much time up in that range:wink:
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2014, 03:57 PM
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Posted By pfy50
milq, Is that the IMS model # 317320 for the...

milq,

Is that the IMS model # 317320 for the yzf250's that is the longer one?
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 10:07 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Hey Buzzbomber, I know what you mean with the...

Hey Buzzbomber,
I know what you mean with the rear buckle, but mine is kind of well broken in as I had mine for 3 yrs on my KTM so it may have stretched a little further; or it might just be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 10:39 PM
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Posted By pfy50
I got the Dual sport model. Used it on my KTM990...

I got the Dual sport model. Used it on my KTM990 then switched it to my WR250R when the KTM sold. It will have a little more room than you need but I have a wider seat concepts saddle and I put a gel...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 09:29 PM
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Posted By pfy50
4play; Any problems or difficulties of note...

4play;

Any problems or difficulties of note fitting it into the area of the OEM radiator?
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 06:48 PM
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Posted By pfy50
vagabondmatt, You can go over to...

vagabondmatt,

You can go over to http://wr250rforum.forumotion.com/f28-pipes-n-programmers for more info on programmers on the WR250R
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 09:57 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Slipknot; Just spoke to service manager,...

Slipknot;

Just spoke to service manager, Matt at Pandora's Motosports- Chattanooga,Tn. He said it has everything but the valves and springs so I'm going to wait to see when he gets the bike apart...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 06:04 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Anyone here has had the stateside engine work...

Anyone here has had the stateside engine work done for the valve guide problem? My bike is now in to have it replaced, and I'm trying to find out what comes in the kit from Triumph so that I can...
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2014, 12:20 AM
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Posted By pfy50
That's what I was afraid of. My pannier mounts...

That's what I was afraid of. My pannier mounts have a cross brace that make them a fixed width apart so I can't combine the pannier brackets with the hitch mounts or it will be to wide for the cross...
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 10:14 PM
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Posted By pfy50
nwbiker, TNX, Their website I guess is...

nwbiker,

TNX, Their website I guess is showing your mount, but since it is so small and ill defined, and only a rear photo I can't really tell where those rear mount points are. It looks like the...
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2014, 11:17 AM
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Posted By pfy50
[QUOTE=nwbiker;25227374]DMC Side cars...

[QUOTE=nwbiker;25227374]DMC Side cars (http://www.dmcsidecars.com/hitches/hitches-for-triumph/) made one up for my Explorer. Very stout. Complete bolt on. No interference with removing rear wheel.
...
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2014, 11:02 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Trailer Hitch

Does anybody here have experience putting a trailer hitch on a TEX 1200 ?

If so do you have a company link if not home made ?
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 983,776
Posted By pfy50
Actually if you look at their advertisement and...

Actually if you look at their advertisement and what Europeans use as a standard size person it is a 5'6-8" 160lb. man who sits rightup on the fuel tank so he only needs a short reach and no...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 983,776
Posted By pfy50
spencergt66, I would look at the Pilot Road...

spencergt66,

I would look at the Pilot Road 4 GT not trails or Anakee 3, both of those have a minor off road/Dual sport tread pattern which to a small degree are biased for that and are not 100%...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5,528
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Posted By pfy50
My steering headstock nut loosened up, and I had...

My steering headstock nut loosened up, and I had a noticeable increase in vibration in the handlebar. I commented about it at 6500 mile mark, and the dealer did their usual 5 min roadtest and...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 07:17 AM
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Posted By pfy50
ArchRider, Your're welcome. If you are out for...

ArchRider,
Your're welcome. If you are out for a day ride up this way let me know. I'm only 50miles north of you in Oneida,Tn.

Paul Y.
pfy50@hotmail.com...
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 05:43 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yes, it probably would be, but for those who...

Yes, it probably would be, but for those who can't (tried twice) to get to Europe I'll have to settle for Beartooth and Banff to Jasper Rt93 and Hwy to the Sun and Lolo pass and other less expensive...
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Long oval NO, They call it an intermediate oval...

Long oval NO, They call it an intermediate oval which is just outside of a Euro round style. Archrider if that's you I'm going to say definitely No to you fitting in an Arai.
Also your size will put...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2014, 09:08 PM
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Posted By pfy50
MichaelJ On Glacier NP just verify the road...

MichaelJ

On Glacier NP just verify the road is open before getting there. I did 7373miles in 26 days on this trip, but I did 26,000m on the original trip out west in 2010. This trip was an attempt...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2014, 08:56 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yes Brian06 you are a big head, but I am...

Yes Brian06 you are a big head, but I am unfortunately in Megamind Fathead league (2-3X):lol3:lol3:lol3
http://www.popularmechanics.com/cm/popularmechanics/images/gW/megamind_1110-md.jpg

HA HA
...
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2014, 09:23 AM
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Posted By pfy50
trentster; Nolans I think are decent quality....

trentster;
Nolans I think are decent quality. They just don't design helmets for people with my head shape or size. I've noticed that many Euro designs favor a circular shape; which for us...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 11:12 PM
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Posted By pfy50
MichaelJ, Good wishes for a safe trip, I...

MichaelJ,

Good wishes for a safe trip, I don't know how fixed your route is but I might recommend at the end of Rt 50 in Fernley,Nv. take Rt 80 west to Rt.89 out of truckee,Ca north thru Lassen...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 10:59 PM
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Posted By pfy50
trentster, Looks OK on the mototrek 14, did you...

trentster,
Looks OK on the mototrek 14, did you purposely choose the smaller 14L than the 19L (I'm assuming the number represents the liter capacity)? I've never used a mag bag as I've not had a...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 05:18 AM
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Posted By pfy50
ZZ4Blazer, Any problems fitting or keeping...

ZZ4Blazer,

Any problems fitting or keeping "Rainier" on your TEX's tank?
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5,528
Views: 983,776
Posted By pfy50
trentster; Let us know what you decided; I'm...

trentster;

Let us know what you decided; I'm leaning to a simple Wolfman Rainer bag to replace my Bags-Connection (SW Motech) tankbag I've retained from my previous KTM 990. It's 5 years old, and...
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