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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 07:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,357
Posted By jar944
Don't let lack of use or lack of space dissuade...

Don't let lack of use or lack of space dissuade you from buying one (or many) commercial machines.

I was looking for a walking foot machine back in June of this year, in about 5 weeks of looking...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 62,480
Posted By jar944
They work very well in the rocks. In fact my...

They work very well in the rocks.

In fact my 500 wears one all the time
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v695/jar944/rps20141218_120538_915_zpsjclimkrd.jpg
Forum: 2 smokers 12-16-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,543
Posted By jar944
Banning, you could always drop in in a KTM...

Banning, you could always drop in in a KTM roller. Easy carb access (you can pull the slide without rotating the carb) and change all jets with a factory 2.5g tank installed. Up to 3.2 gallon tank...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 597,444
Posted By jar944
The pedal on this machine is special in that it...

The pedal on this machine is special in that it has two switches in addition to the pot. One switch is just to allow the preview of the amperage, without it you get full amps on arc initiation or no...
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 597,444
Posted By jar944
The pedal is worth the $100 extra. Its $200 if...

The pedal is worth the $100 extra. Its $200 if you want to add it later. You will want to add it later once you use one.

The stock torch is big compared to most.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-02-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By jar944
Ah too bad I was hoping for pics. If you...

Ah too bad I was hoping for pics.

If you end up basing yours off the core, I know a bit about them.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=971584
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-02-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By jar944
I don't have a LHRB, but I do have 2 bikes with...

I don't have a LHRB, but I do have 2 bikes with exp cores. The only time I wished I had the LHRB was on failed hill climbs. It makes swinging the bike around a bit more difficult and slower.

The...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-30-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 47,058
Posted By jar944
Max, I was just thinking the same thing. I've...

Max, I was just thinking the same thing. I've been busy not riding. I'd like to get out as soon as my house is done enough my wife stops looking at me with that scowl.:D
Forum: 2 smokers 11-29-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 47,058
Posted By jar944
Scott, Not currently. My house remodel seems to...

Scott,
Not currently. My house remodel seems to be taking all of my free time.

And happy belated Thanksgiving to you as well.
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 597,444
Posted By jar944
The 185 was Japan, the 186 is China. ...

The 185 was Japan, the 186 is China.

Victor/Tweco has been around long enough that the manufacturing location should be irrelevant.
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 597,444
Posted By jar944
You may want to double check those 225 numbers....

You may want to double check those 225 numbers. The manual has the 225 listed at a 15% duty cycle @200 amps.

225...
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 597,444
Posted By jar944
http://store.cyberweld.com/tharc186acti.html ...

http://store.cyberweld.com/tharc186acti.html

http://victortechnologies.com/thermalarconthemove/htdocs/201ts.asp
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 597,444
Posted By jar944
$100 rebate on the 186 right now as well. So...

$100 rebate on the 186 right now as well. So under $1700 with the pedal.
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 597,444
Posted By jar944
I wanted a inverter so the 225 Lincoln was out...

I wanted a inverter so the 225 Lincoln was out and the dynasty was more than I wanted to spend. That left other options.. The only ones I seriously considered were the HTP 221 and the Thermal Arc...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 28,767
Posted By jar944
That would be my other hybrid :freaky both...

That would be my other hybrid :freaky

both work well

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5gIX_BVLXU
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,294
Posted By jar944
3605 in 4t 2943 in 2t

3605 in 4t

2943 in 2t
Forum: 2 smokers 10-31-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,343
Posted By jar944
Imho keep to 08+ KTMs the chassis and suspension...

Imho keep to 08+ KTMs the chassis and suspension are significantly improved.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,343
Posted By jar944
In that case, my yz250 started life as a 2002. ...

In that case, my yz250 started life as a 2002.

It now has a 2007 frame, 2007 yzf sss forks (2 pair valved differently) , 02-07 shock (I have 3 again valved differently) 06 cylinder, 1999...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,343
Posted By jar944
Do you like to tinker?, if so get the yz and swap...

Do you like to tinker?, if so get the yz and swap the 06+ front susp on.

If not get the ktm 250/300 xc/xcw.

You want it all? drop a cr5 in the KTM chassis.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-30-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,543
Posted By jar944
I have a cracked wiseco here that proves...

I have a cracked wiseco here that proves otherwise.

Running the piston too long or with too much clearance kills the pistons. The head design isn't that bad.
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,732
Posted By jar944
Dremel with a pile of small dia stones....

Dremel with a pile of small dia stones. Eventually you will get through the ez-out.

Pulling the head and going at it with a carbide end mill will be faster.
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,746
Posted By jar944
3 for the T5HO I have 2 8' fixtures (8...

3 for the T5HO

I have 2 8' fixtures (8 bulbs) in the machine shop side of my garage. Its a LOT of light
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,950
Posted By jar944
define "small" As for what you can make with...

define "small"

As for what you can make with it, well you really are only limited by your skill.
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 37,888
Posted By jar944
Some chainsaw part fabrication handle ...

Some chainsaw part fabrication

handle
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v695/jar944/rps20141005_015208_535_zpslflowzlf.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,434
Views: 331,425
Posted By jar944
Made a handle for my new (to me) saw. ...

Made a handle for my new (to me) saw.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v695/jar944/rps20141005_015208_535_zpslflowzlf.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By jar944
Buy a new pilot jet and make sure the pilot...

Buy a new pilot jet and make sure the pilot passageway is cleaned out with compressed air.

also make sure the throttle plate isn't on backwards
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,363
Posted By jar944
If the mating surface is messed up do this: ...

If the mating surface is messed up do this:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v695/jar944/IMG_3197Custom.jpg

otherwise run it
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,770
Posted By jar944
This.

This.
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 12,937
Views: 663,378
Posted By jar944
lol now I'm confused, I meant Jim Stack...

lol now I'm confused, I meant Jim Stack (lordtrevorton) http://youtu.be/ks4VM4OaWes?t=2m26s
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12,937
Views: 663,378
Posted By jar944
Do you know Jim? As for the riding porn ...

Do you know Jim?


As for the riding porn
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15CNbhBmu4k
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12,937
Views: 663,378
Posted By jar944
These are like sand, a lot 450s and some 5002t...

These are like sand, a lot 450s and some 5002t are embarrassed here. I showed up for the forst time a few years back on a KTM 570 thinking I was going to kick ass and take names..... Yeah that didn't...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12,937
Views: 663,378
Posted By jar944
:D well the stock WR part would be hard. ...

:D well the stock WR part would be hard.

Smallest Ive seen do it was a 300XCW with a 10 cup. Its easy with enough HP & traction...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12,937
Views: 663,378
Posted By jar944
Pfft... I could climb that no problem

Pfft... I could climb that no problem
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By jar944
That is neither a Keihin nor an OEM jet (assuming...

That is neither a Keihin nor an OEM jet (assuming you have a keihin carb)

All the genuine keihin jets ive ordered from jets-r-us have the logo. The cheap knockoffs I have look like the pic above. ...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 360,692
Posted By jar944
any idea of the weight, and packed (in a...

any idea of the weight, and packed (in a compression sack) size?
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 360,692
Posted By jar944
You could (can) make the same argument about a...

You could (can) make the same argument about a lot of things. I personally dont see the value in a giant loop bag, but lots of other people do.


As for a down under quilt.. 850+ down is $130+/lb...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 360,692
Posted By jar944
Be carefull over there. I joined recently and...

Be carefull over there. I joined recently and missed the hold on to money aspect of browsing the diy section... :rofl

But at least now I can go into full production..
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-21-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 176,863
Posted By jar944
Apparently I somehow missed this.. Yeah I saw...

Apparently I somehow missed this.. Yeah I saw your FB? post about the fuel (or lack of) in WV. I managed 65mpg on the BRT trip.

I would like to do another (single over night) trip
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,885
Posted By jar944
There are a lot more "hot" tents than just the...

There are a lot more "hot" tents than just the Kifaru with a chimney vent.
My winter tent:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v695/jar944/20121102_180056Medium.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 360,692
Posted By jar944
Yes that's the plan. I have more amsteel to make...

Yes that's the plan. I have more amsteel to make some soft shackles and a ridge line.
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