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Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 91,572
Posted By Hollywood
Neat.

Neat.
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,335
Posted By Hollywood
NED...what up? Is it gone and out of the stable?...

NED...what up? Is it gone and out of the stable? Not being ridden? Broken? FI stinks at altitude....what's the dealio?:ear :ear :ear
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,335
Posted By Hollywood
Ned, How about an update?:ear :ear

Ned,
How about an update?:ear :ear
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,517
Posted By Hollywood
Interesting...I have had my eyes on a couple of...

Interesting...I have had my eyes on a couple of Mitutoyo calipers on ebay that seem to be selling in the neighborhood of $50-$75. However, if a decent caliper from Harbor Freight will work just fine...
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,517
Posted By Hollywood
School me on vernier calipers

Looking to buy my first digital, or dial slide caliper. Don't know much about them other than I know I want one that will register to the thousandths and be preferably digital as my eyes are getting...
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,512
Posted By Hollywood
Thanks guys....I do not think a needle came out...

Thanks guys....I do not think a needle came out of place as I pre-packed all the cups immediately with grease and, there was no difficulty in getting the snap rings into place.

I think that having...
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,512
Posted By Hollywood
double cardan u-joint rebuild question

Subject is:
-1999 Jeep Cherokee
-110k
-daily driver
-AW4 tranny
-NP231 Transfer case
-D30front, 8.25 rear

I know this isn't a Jeep forum, but surely somebody in here has some driveline...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-23-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,589
Posted By Hollywood
Great shots - thanks for the memories of my last...

Great shots - thanks for the memories of my last trip to the area. Stayed in Frisco and rode those hills for a week - probably the best trip of my 40 years. I took my WR450 and despite being...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,335
Posted By Hollywood
Ned, Curious to hear about power at...

Ned,

Curious to hear about power at elevation. My last trip to CO from GA I took an 04 WR450 and was riding with a guy on a 525 EXC. We rode all around breckenridge - Georgia Pass, Red Cone,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,335
Posted By Hollywood
I hear ya, but lookin' for a more "do-it-all"...

I hear ya, but lookin' for a more "do-it-all" bike and 450cc seems to be 'bout right. The 570 may not be, but seems like it'd be a hoss for working singletrack here in the dirty south. Ideally, the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,335
Posted By Hollywood
Ned, et al, how is the weight relative to the...

Ned, et al, how is the weight relative to the KTMs? 250ish? Also, has anyone had success plating? That is becoming more and more of an issue here in GA - even with the general, non-specific MSO.
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 840,741
Posted By Hollywood
Fantastic. My wife and my employer will now get...

Fantastic. My wife and my employer will now get some service out of me after my complete uselessness for the past 2-3 days.

I wonder how modified the Wrangler JK was in making it through the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,836
Posted By Hollywood
beautiful pics... I rode in Summit County a few...

beautiful pics... I rode in Summit County a few weeks ago and it was amazing... I haven't stopped dreaming about the West since...

anyone hiring bankers?
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2007, 04:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,589
Posted By Hollywood
Hey Mike - my name is Mike - live here in ATL...

Hey Mike - my name is Mike - live here in ATL too. I just bought Dan Blake's WR450 that was on that ride in Ouray. No sooner did I buy his bike my buddy and I trailered out to Summit County, CO,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By Hollywood
What's the snow report for this past weekend in...

What's the snow report for this past weekend in Summit County?:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By Hollywood
You, my friend.... SUCK!! Enjoy the ride! ...

You, my friend.... SUCK!! Enjoy the ride!

See you in a week -

Mike
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By Hollywood
That sounds great! I appreciate the offer of a...

That sounds great! I appreciate the offer of a bedroom but I think we're set with the Snowshoe motel. If something falls through I might just take you up on that though!

If you're up for some...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By Hollywood
That's just not right... we can't get it here and...

That's just not right... we can't get it here and man it is some goood stuff!:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By Hollywood
That's awesome... I'm beside myself with...

That's awesome... I'm beside myself with anticipation about this trip!!!:freaky Best burger in town - gotta love it!! Now, if I can just find a spot that sells Fat Tire Ale from New Belgium I'm...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-28-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Hollywood
I rode it before the washout - it was a nice...

I rode it before the washout - it was a nice gravel road - nothing particularly memorable about it other than the scenery surrounding it. The concrete water crossings were slippery....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By Hollywood
We had planned to go to Vail, but the place we...

We had planned to go to Vail, but the place we had planned to stay at fell through. After talking to others on this board, it appears that Summit County is the place to ride out of.

There are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2007, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By Hollywood
Frisco, CO Motels...

Anyone familiar with the Snowshoe Motel in Frisco? Looks to be a decent place that's priced about right.

http://www.snowshoemotel.com/index2.htm

Hopefully it will be a good rideout point...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By Hollywood
Sorry I missed your call Sludge... will buzz...

Sorry I missed your call Sludge... will buzz again later.

Oooooh, I'm getting all giggly allover with excitement...!!:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-26-2007, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By Hollywood
Heading to Vail/Breckenridge area:

I'm heading to the Vail area with a WR450f and a 525 exc, both tagged, and looking for some solid recommendations for tough, scenic riding in the area. We will have a gps but neither of us are very...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 30,554
Views: 2,354,038
Posted By Hollywood
I've got Sunday open... looking to ride up in the...

I've got Sunday open... looking to ride up in the mtns. Is your friend's bike tagged?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,204
Posted By Hollywood
This is too much work to read 8 pages to figure...

This is too much work to read 8 pages to figure out what this is all about.

Can someone post up a synopsis? Geez... I've had too much to drink tonight...:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2007, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30,554
Views: 2,354,038
Posted By Hollywood
Anyone up for a good DS ride this Sunday? Flux,...

Anyone up for a good DS ride this Sunday? Flux, anyone...? I'm planning to ride at Highland Park on Saturday and want to do a good DS ride Sunday.

There's a pretty good, tough loop that leads...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By Hollywood
Ok, Ok... called them up and requested the...

Ok, Ok... called them up and requested the correct spring be overnighted in ASAP. They agreed and all should be well...

thanks,
Mike:D
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By Hollywood
What would you do?

I took my suspension for the DRZ into a local, reputable shop, which shall remain nameless, to be serviced and resprung a couple of weeks ago. The online RaceTech calculator called for the front...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2007, 04:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,278
Posted By Hollywood
How did the DRZ do keeping up with the 650 & 950?...

How did the DRZ do keeping up with the 650 & 950?

What gearing was being used?
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,745
Posted By Hollywood
MX-Tech East Coast Suspension / John Curea

Does anyone have information good, or bad about their experience and success using MX-Tech products and suspension services?

I'm considering sending up my suspenders and shock for my DRZ400 for a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Hollywood
Luke, would you be willing to snap a pic of the...

Luke, would you be willing to snap a pic of the clutch and the slave cylinder mounted on the bike? Mine has a super, duper heavy duty slave cyliner and a mounting bracket that I have yet to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Hollywood
Thumb Installing hydraulic clutch

I recently picked up a DRZ400e and the gentleman threw in an uninstalled Magura hydro clutch. Before I got taking stuff apart and reinventing the wheel, does anyone have experience installing one of...
Forum: Vendors 02-26-2007, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3,141
Views: 556,297
Posted By Hollywood
Point taken and quite valid I might add as well. ...

Point taken and quite valid I might add as well. Sounds like sage advice from a seasoned businessman:wink:.

What are the costs involved with transforming this nice set of wheels into a bolt on...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,569
Posted By Hollywood
OK, got it off - what a motherfucker. I don't...

OK, got it off - what a motherfucker. I don't have a welder, or a blind hole bearing puller set but I do have one hell of a dremel tool setup. I dremeled a slot in the race every 6-7mm and then...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2007, 06:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,569
Posted By Hollywood
No welder... looks like it is time to learn. ...

No welder... looks like it is time to learn. I've had a number of occasions lately that I've farmed out that could've been done at home.

What to buy for home use...?
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,569
Posted By Hollywood
No welder here... of any type, or a blind bearing...

No welder here... of any type, or a blind bearing puller.

Maybe time for a trip to sears.

EDIT: Sears has a Blind Bearing Puller and slide hammer... $169 though :(
...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2007, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,141
Views: 556,297
Posted By Hollywood
Woody - Any experience using the Dunlop 607...

Woody -

Any experience using the Dunlop 607 front/Trailmax rear for a set of sticky street tires to be used on a set of 21"/18" wheels? Bike is a DRZ400 and I have a nice set of Excel hubs laced...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2007, 03:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,569
Posted By Hollywood
Thanks for the replies. Yep, I know how to set a...

Thanks for the replies. Yep, I know how to set a bearing and I have Man tools, one especially useful one :evil , I've just never dealt with a bearing coming apart the way this one has and I do have...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,569
Posted By Hollywood
Pissed Help me remove a stuck outer wheel bearing race.

The bike: 2001 DRZ400e

The bearing: Front wheel, non-speedo drive side (left if you're sitting on the bike)

The what: Trying to push out the shot wheel bearing and the inner race popped free,...
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