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Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 07:17 AM
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Posted By inroads
Cycleracks rack

eBay has a new Cycleracks mega rack for the XT for $149 shipped.
That's a $50 savings.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25,830
Views: 3,101,698
Posted By inroads
[QUOTE=AleksanderTheGreat;24614171]Rotella T6 is...

[QUOTE=AleksanderTheGreat;24614171]Rotella T6 is the fully synthetic version and is what I talked about earlier and what I used on my GTI before I sold it (and literally any other vehicle as the oil...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 25,830
Views: 3,101,698
Posted By inroads
Underscores my thinking about these 3x3 mods.It...

Underscores my thinking about these 3x3 mods.It interrupts the airbox resonance at the cost of more airflow,which isn't really needed unless @ high altitude and then you can just yank the snorkel.All...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23,935
Views: 4,066,070
Posted By inroads
Make sure you have lots of free play at the...

Make sure you have lots of free play at the clutch lever.
Check that the clutch cable lever(on the left at the end of the clutch cable) returns completely when you let go of the clutch lever.
Also...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 23,935
Views: 4,066,070
Posted By inroads
Like the seat grips are gay.:D

Like the seat grips are gay.:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,107,654
Posted By inroads
Buy ya some sulphur @ the drug store and throw a...

Buy ya some sulphur @ the drug store and throw a little in a sock and powder your legs for them there chigger critters.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By inroads
Pinched vacuum line to petcock? Pull off fuel...

Pinched vacuum line to petcock? Pull off fuel line and suck on vacuum line to see if gas is flowing out of petcock.Does it have a prime position?
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,466
Posted By inroads
Anyone who has had a RDL knows no other seat can...

Anyone who has had a RDL knows no other seat can touch it in comfort.
Not a real issue off road just scoot up towards the tank.
Very nice setup!
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,466
Posted By inroads
Nice setup.Probably good to go no further to keep...

Nice setup.Probably good to go no further to keep reliability.
If you ever consider a new Seat Concepts seat in exchange for the Russell all-day long and cash difference keep me in mind.
I am...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,466
Posted By inroads
Can you still run low octane with that Wiseco? ...

Can you still run low octane with that Wiseco?
Stock piston is 70mm with 9.5:1 What's it now?
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 23,935
Views: 4,066,070
Posted By inroads
Drivetrain gets abuse from wheelies not the...

Drivetrain gets abuse from wheelies not the clutch.
Not sure why Suzuki left out the rear wheel rubber cushions on the DRZ.
My DR 350 has em.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,466
Posted By inroads
332 lbs.wet with a 4 gallon tank,so say 300 lbs....

332 lbs.wet with a 4 gallon tank,so say 300 lbs. dry is descent.
5-speed and no skid plate? C'mon. Do like the fairing and body lines.
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25,830
Views: 3,101,698
Posted By inroads
Interesting.I wonder how much sooner you have to...

Interesting.I wonder how much sooner you have to lay over on the left side
Vs. running both?
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25,830
Views: 3,101,698
Posted By inroads
You can get a locksmith to remove the key in the...

You can get a locksmith to remove the key in the open position.
You then can just twist the cap on and off w/out the key.
You can also do this yourself by removing the 2 Phillips screws on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 25,830
Views: 3,101,698
Posted By inroads
Concerning the right side fuel routing on the...

Concerning the right side fuel routing on the Acerbis tank I think it's important to add some fuel line wrap or shielding because of the proximity to the exhaust.
There are two benefits to this: one...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 1,107,654
Posted By inroads
Must say I like that red over my green KLX.She is...

Must say I like that red over my green KLX.She is light and spunky.
The thing I like is the integrity and solid feedback from the front end and brakes.
Happily runs on low octane too.If you ride...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23,935
Views: 4,066,070
Posted By inroads
I have Acerbis,IMS and Clarke tanks on my...

I have Acerbis,IMS and Clarke tanks on my bikes.IMO the Acerbis and IMS are more impact resistant than the Clarke.Also I had a hairline crack on my IMS and I sent them a pic and they replaced it free...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25,830
Views: 3,101,698
Posted By inroads
You can expect 60 mpg riding mildly.That is with...

You can expect 60 mpg riding mildly.That is with it stock.
Here's the thing:Once you modify the airbox(3x3 mod) and reject with like a Dyno jet kit my MPG has dropped into the mid 40's.Sooo...there...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 497,575
Posted By inroads
I got a Stoltec fuel map for the stock exhaust...

I got a Stoltec fuel map for the stock exhaust and got a 7 HP increase on the Dyno.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,110
Posted By inroads
I believe there are some wonderful American...

I believe there are some wonderful American ambassadors these days
Possibly from lessons learned.
Watch it Aussie.Americans can diss each other,not so easy from foreigners.
We police ourselves.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,110
Posted By inroads
Serving mentality.It's a 3rd world thing.You...

Serving mentality.It's a 3rd world thing.You probably wouldn't get it.
They've had enough conquerors and ugly Americans.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25,830
Views: 3,101,698
Posted By inroads
Spark plug and gap for later model DR 350

I have a 1994 DR 350S and they changed the plug to a smaller "C" size that year and thru 1999.
Can someone tell me what plug and gap for these later models?
Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,110
Posted By inroads
^^^ or maybe just a few more CC's,and Thanks!

^^^ or maybe just a few more CC's,and Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,110
Posted By inroads
You mean my upcoming RTW.The almighty Yamaha XT...

You mean my upcoming RTW.The almighty Yamaha XT 225,but that's another thread.
You see,I plan on being a server when I travel far.If I was going as a conquerer
Than I would seriously consider a KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,110
Posted By inroads
Many people have taken DRZ's,DR 350's and KLR's...

Many people have taken DRZ's,DR 350's and KLR's around the world.
Very good choices in my opinion.
What bike would you take?
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,110
Posted By inroads
It's about bikes with the most bang for the buck...

It's about bikes with the most bang for the buck and true adventure bikes capable of taking you around the world with tons of adventure accesories available.
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 497,575
Posted By inroads
I think Cycle World cut a 10.6 sec. 1/4 mile.

I think Cycle World cut a 10.6 sec. 1/4 mile.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,110
Posted By inroads
Man,I'm amazed how easy it is to bait you! ...

Man,I'm amazed how easy it is to bait you!
BTW,I read all of your lame rants.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,110
Posted By inroads
You should follow your own advice,my friend. ...

You should follow your own advice,my friend.
Those whose argument runs out of substance are the 1st to resort to name calling.
You've been exposed.You should go hide.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,110
Posted By inroads
^^^maybe you should answer the thread instead of...

^^^maybe you should answer the thread instead of hopping on your horse like your other buddies who need to put us DRZ lovers in their place:D
Is the DRZ outdated? Not in my interpretation.
It is as...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,110
Posted By inroads
You guys are hilarious! You guys don't get it.A...

You guys are hilarious! You guys don't get it.A DRZ lover don't need to catch aride on your KTM whatever. We have something you'll never get...the love of a competent,cheap low maintenance bike that...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 497,575
Posted By inroads
Centerstand are available by Hepko-Becker,not...

Centerstand are available by Hepko-Becker,not cheap though @$275.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10,982
Views: 1,604,466
Posted By inroads
The only plus of a 2.75 is that it will...

The only plus of a 2.75 is that it will transition a tad quicker.
The 244's rock and are the best value for longevity and price IMO.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,110
Posted By inroads
One thing that I've formulated from this thread...

One thing that I've formulated from this thread is the only bikes that have any dual sport merit are the ones footdragger has.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 20,110
Posted By inroads
Hasn't changed in 14 years is a plus.Tons of...

Hasn't changed in 14 years is a plus.Tons of parts out there.
60 mpg.People keep trying to diss em and it's a lame attempt.
Beyond the lack of 6th gear they got it right for real-world dual...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 27,648
Posted By inroads
Excellent answer,could not of said it better...

Excellent answer,could not of said it better myself.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 27,648
Posted By inroads
Owned 2 KTM's.High test pump gas like 93...

Owned 2 KTM's.High test pump gas like 93 octane...Hello...
Klr's and DRZ call for 87 octane.
On your 4th KTM in 11 years.mmm.Supports my claim,I reckon.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 27,648
Posted By inroads
For the record a WR250R makes about 25 RWHP.KLR...

For the record a WR250R makes about 25 RWHP.KLR and DRZ 400 about the same @ 34 RWHP.KTM's generally are race inspired race bikes thar require high octane.Lower HP bikes that run on low octane are...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 27,648
Posted By inroads
Vibration isn't terrible,just noticeable say...

Vibration isn't terrible,just noticeable say compared to my DRZ400.
Hard to quell vibration from a 100mm piston.Probably the smoothest
Single cylinder 100mm big bore I've riden Was a KLR 650,but...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 27,648
Posted By inroads
Say,trash dragger did you ever wonder when your...

Say,trash dragger did you ever wonder when your LC4 output bearing was gonna cut loose?
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