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Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 42,026
Posted By 4runner
Yamaha Twin Star 185, absulute hell.

Yamaha Twin Star 185, absulute hell.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By 4runner
I think so

I think so
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By 4runner
'90-'92

'90-'92
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By 4runner
Help!! Looking for old Dirt Bike article

Does anyone remember the Dirt Bike issue with the XR500 with a GSXR1100 engine in it? If so what issue was it?
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,113
Posted By 4runner
380 EXC ,Ive been looking.

380 EXC ,Ive been looking.
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By 4runner
I get maybe 1500 miles out of a 606. I have had...

I get maybe 1500 miles out of a 606. I have had good luck with IRC GP1's not full knob but do real well and last twice as long. Maybe a Pirelli MT-43 trials tire? I think that's what I am going to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 20,160
Posted By 4runner
I wouldn't callit a city bike but V65 Magnas...

I wouldn't callit a city bike but V65 Magnas looked likeany old cruiser but went like hell
Forum: Trials 01-30-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,247
Posted By 4runner
And here is how she sits today

And here is how she sits today
Forum: Trials 01-30-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,247
Posted By 4runner
Here is the Harry Taylor Trials bike with Harry...

Here is the Harry Taylor Trials bike with Harry back in the day
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,370
Posted By 4runner
If I were in your shoes I would go zzr1200, comfy...

If I were in your shoes I would go zzr1200, comfy two up and FAST and fun solo. Rock solid engine that lasts along time. You would have to work a bit to find one at $3500, but they are out there....
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 45,433
Posted By 4runner
RF900 got zero love in the USA, but great bike.

RF900 got zero love in the USA, but great bike.
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,796
Posted By 4runner
Got it, in my opinion 19/17 would be a waste of...

Got it, in my opinion 19/17 would be a waste of time as far as road performance goes. There is a Supermoto class, sportsman I think it's called, where they run 21" fronts, and there times are...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,796
Posted By 4runner
What is the attraction to the 19" 17" setup? I...

What is the attraction to the 19" 17" setup? I don't get that at all. Someone please explain.
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,614
Posted By 4runner
Six years ago I was in your position and ended up...

Six years ago I was in your position and ended up purchasing a KTM 640 LC4E as my every day, do anything bike. I still own and love that bike. BUT. For every day commuting and doing trips with...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,858
Posted By 4runner
Without question

Without question
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,041
Posted By 4runner
As a fellow big guy with some riding experience,...

As a fellow big guy with some riding experience, my advice would be a KTM 640 LC4E, you should be able to pick one up with low mileage for between $2500 and $3500. It will smoke a DR650 or KLR in the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,124
Posted By 4runner
Keep an open mind and watch CL like a hawk.Have...

Keep an open mind and watch CL like a hawk.Have cash in hand. I was in the same situation, had set my mind on a Bandit and was waiting for the right bike. I spotted an RF900 on CL a state, but not...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,618
Posted By 4runner
I'd go with the sportiest thing you are...

I'd go with the sportiest thing you are comfortable on, I commuted for a few yrs on a 640 LC4 and loved it, then switched to a RF900. Today I had to ride the KTM to work which I hadn't done in a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By 4runner
Tire presure will make a huge difference, start...

Tire presure will make a huge difference, start between 18 and 12 pounds. This will increase your contact patch and stop the tire from deflecting off of every bump. Nothing you can do will have the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,418
Posted By 4runner
My '00 crank was not hardened and when pressed...

My '00 crank was not hardened and when pressed back together would not hold true, had to replace it with a new style crank, which is hardened, So, old crank, kinda sketchy on rebuild, new crank, good...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,611
Posted By 4runner
ZZR1200 or Blackbird I'd say, roomier than a...

ZZR1200 or Blackbird I'd say, roomier than a repliracer and not such a road pig.
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,527
Posted By 4runner
Look at this stuff, can be had for low bucks. ...

Look at this stuff, can be had for low bucks.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=571177
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,527
Posted By 4runner
Keep the Strom and go buy a clean...

Keep the Strom and go buy a clean CB900f/GS1000or1100/KZ1000or1100, late 70's or early eighties. Great bikes, last forever, pretty fast. VERY COOL
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,029
Posted By 4runner
Buy a used Hypersport, good position on bike,...

Buy a used Hypersport, good position on bike, think very stable Ninja 250 with WARP drive.

RF900
Blackbird
ZZR1200
ZX14
Busa
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,627
Posted By 4runner
Why a sport bike? Today I took an hour off...

Why a sport bike?

Today I took an hour off of work to atend my daughters track meet, so happenes there is a twenty mile strech of unpatroled fast twisty sweepers betwix work and said track meet....
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,796
Posted By 4runner
As I read up on the R1 boards I have learned that...

As I read up on the R1 boards I have learned that 0n the '00-'01 you can simply mount risers on the stock upper triple. That makes the whole deal a bunch more affordable, and simpler. Looks like a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,796
Posted By 4runner
Can a real sportt bike be made comfy?

I realize this is a very subjective question but aren't they all? I have a line on a 2001 R1 that was crashed some time ago and has the engine out of the chassis and some banged up parts. I know bike...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By 4runner
640 case ?

Is there supposed to be a gasket between the case halves of a 2000 LC4? Wasn't one in my master gasket set.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By 4runner
can I buy a 640 crank??

I need a crank for my 2000 LC4E, not a complete crank and rod, just a crank. Any idea's where I can get one?

Details; Big end rod bearing goes south, I buy parts to fix, I get a call from...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,184
Posted By 4runner
I have torn the center lugs off of a 244, as have...

I have torn the center lugs off of a 244, as have others with more powerful thumpers. Loved them other than that.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,184
Posted By 4runner
Yes ...

Yes
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By 4runner
The cases are already split, used a harmonic...

The cases are already split, used a harmonic balancer puller to remove the flywheel.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By 4runner
The Wossner piston and Pro X rod kit are already...

The Wossner piston and Pro X rod kit are already here. Does gasket kit include a head gasket?
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,184
Posted By 4runner
The IRC GP-1 are the best 50/50's in my book,...

The IRC GP-1 are the best 50/50's in my book, but, if you really need a 80/20, which most of us do and won't admit it, the Pirelli Scorpian MT 90 AT's are great in the dirt, and will run with a sport...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By 4runner
LC4 rebuild parts list help

The big end conrod bearing has given up the ghost in my 2000 LC4E. I am trying to come up with a good complete parts list. Here is what I've got so far

OEM Gasket set( does ths exist os do you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,584
Posted By 4runner
Well, it was the conrod big end bearing. Now to...

Well, it was the conrod big end bearing. Now to fix it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,584
Posted By 4runner
Everything in the head looks perfect

Everything in the head looks perfect
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,584
Posted By 4runner
Update, long time. pulled engine a ways down...

Update, long time. pulled engine a ways down today, found, upper oil pump spinning rough on shaft but still spining, lots of scoring insde of that pump. Also cut apart internal oil filter to look...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,524
Posted By 4runner
How about Stefan Everts, his six World MX titles...

How about Stefan Everts, his six World MX titles are very imperesive, but the ISDE overall in '03 is unreal. No American has ever won it, only one has really come close.

2001: World Champion,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,584
Posted By 4runner
I'm already in a "worst case" mind set, I will...

I'm already in a "worst case" mind set, I will look into the tensioner. At this point I need to get it to my buddies house so he can take a look, we have surpassed my trained monkey abilities.
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