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Forum: Road Warriors 07-03-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By tntmo
I always thought it should have had a single...

I always thought it should have had a single sided rear swingarm as well, would look much better.

Mind if I ask how much you got it for? I see them for sale every once in a while, seems like...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,707
Posted By tntmo
When my son and I built up his VW Baja Bug, we...

When my son and I built up his VW Baja Bug, we tried to do the tinting ourselves. Of course, the videos make it looks easy but we mega-failed at it!

Considering we built almost everything else,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,473
Posted By tntmo
My son rides an 06 YZ450F, my wife had an 06...

My son rides an 06 YZ450F, my wife had an 06 WR450F and I have a 2008 Husky TE450. Of those three, I prefer the YZ450F in the tight stuff.

It already has a skid plate, radiator guards and side...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 397,965
Posted By tntmo
Looking for a subframe for my wife's 2009...

Looking for a subframe for my wife's 2009 300XC-W. My son was riding it at the track and looped it, destroying the rear fender and subframe in the process.

Anyone have one, or know which other...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-27-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,141
Posted By tntmo
Cheap thrills, used KX500 or CR500. Any...

Cheap thrills, used KX500 or CR500.

Any 450 MX bike will do ok as well, pick a favorite color.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33,460
Views: 4,278,594
Posted By tntmo
The easiest thing to do is to take a rat-tail...

The easiest thing to do is to take a rat-tail file and remove the center ridge in the early hub. Once that's done, the late model center bearing spacer fits fine. I've done it a few times.

If...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-24-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,402
Posted By tntmo
No folding mirrors, it's crap.

No folding mirrors, it's crap.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-24-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,441
Posted By tntmo
- GS500 - Bandit 600 - FZ6 - Nighthawk 750 ...

- GS500
- Bandit 600
- FZ6
- Nighthawk 750
- ZR7S
- SV650 / Gladius
- Speed Triple
- Hornet 600
- Seca II 600
- ER-6N
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-24-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,799
Posted By tntmo
Some off the wall stuff in this thread. -...

Some off the wall stuff in this thread.

- An engine generally won't blow up because you only have water in the cooling system. Many race tracks require water only for track safety, I don't see...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33,460
Views: 4,278,594
Posted By tntmo
- Using a bandsaw, cut about 1/2 inch off the end...

- Using a bandsaw, cut about 1/2 inch off the end of the exhaust cannister (just beyond the original holes).
- Drill new holes between where the old holes were.
- Install the end cap, mark...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By tntmo
You'll probably need both halves of the case. If...

You'll probably need both halves of the case. If you know what you're doing and no other parts are broken you could probably pick up a used case set on Ebay and a gasket kit and be back up and...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-13-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,661
Posted By tntmo
86,000 miles on my 2005 Triumph Tiger. I'm...

86,000 miles on my 2005 Triumph Tiger. I'm deployed now so won't be putting any more miles on it for a while but want to get it over 100,000 so I can give it to my son after he gets out of college...
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,917
Posted By tntmo
I have put them under the hood of my truck and...

I have put them under the hood of my truck and let it run for a while.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 33,460
Views: 4,278,594
Posted By tntmo
This works. ...

This works.

http://www.amazon.com/Pit-Posse-Motorcycle-Carburetor-Adjusting/dp/B005SUU2HS/ref=sr_1_1?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1431282000&sr=1-1&keywords=motion+pro+carb+adjusting+tool
Forum: Road Warriors 05-09-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 874
Posted By tntmo
I just drove 150 miles to pick up a 2008 FZ6 with...

I just drove 150 miles to pick up a 2008 FZ6 with less than 500 miles on it. Great bike so far, everything I expected from it. I knew it would have plenty of punch, because I owned a late 90's...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 33,460
Views: 4,278,594
Posted By tntmo
I run Rotella T in every bike I own, and have run...

I run Rotella T in every bike I own, and have run it in several DR350's over the years. Granny ride? Don't think so....I don't race either but I cover some ground in a hurry if I want to.

...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By tntmo
The WR426 stator is plug and play, has more...

The WR426 stator is plug and play, has more output than the stock WR400 stator....I don't remember the numbers but it's a significant improvement.

E-line used to make a 200W stator upgrade but...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By tntmo
I had a 99 WR400F for ten years, dual sported the...

I had a 99 WR400F for ten years, dual sported the whole time. It was a completely reliable machine and I sort of regret getting the urge to buy a newer bike. The valves only needed adjustment once,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,574
Posted By tntmo
You seem like a detail oriented guy, so did you...

You seem like a detail oriented guy, so did you keep the details on the cost for this rebuild?

Looks good!
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 33,460
Views: 4,278,594
Posted By tntmo
As a few have alluded to here, it's a plated dirt...

As a few have alluded to here, it's a plated dirt model bike...probably 98-99? I have had a few of them, some set up better than others but I think it's the best way to go for a street legal DR350...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-02-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 87,307
Posted By tntmo
Yeah, the tires are going to be changed as well...

Yeah, the tires are going to be changed as well as all the fluids.
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,905
Posted By tntmo
Too many years in the military, I don't care as...

Too many years in the military, I don't care as long as it's coffee. I don't like to complicate things so when I go camping, I bring whatever instant packs I have hoarded from MRE's.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-02-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 87,307
Posted By tntmo
Yesterday I drove 300 miles round trip to get a...

Yesterday I drove 300 miles round trip to get a 2008 FZ6 for my wife. We got it from the original owner, it has 481 miles on it. Basically a brand new bike!

She likes it so far, only rode it...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-25-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By tntmo
Fuel injected bikes generally won't run without...

Fuel injected bikes generally won't run without battery voltage.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 109,051
Posted By tntmo
The main reason to have a center stand on a chain...

The main reason to have a center stand on a chain drive bike is to perform chain maintenance, having the bike balance on the stand and the rear wheel just makes this a bit more of a chore.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,587
Posted By tntmo
I had a 95 KX100 (non-power valve motor) that my...

I had a 95 KX100 (non-power valve motor) that my son and daughter both rode in the desert until they moved up to larger bikes. It was an awesome machine.

I installed a Steahly flywheel weight...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-17-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,254
Posted By tntmo
The Navy policy concerns me. All riders are...

The Navy policy concerns me. All riders are required to go through MSF (BRC) Basic Rider Course, which is ok. Then, it's mandatory to complete the Advanced Rider Course within 90 days. If they are...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By tntmo
The Husky is a good machine, but your co-worker...

The Husky is a good machine, but your co-worker is asking a premium for that bike. $3k would be upper limit (in my opinion) for that bike.

I say that because I own a 2008 TE450 and watch the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 397,965
Posted By tntmo
I picked up a 2009 KTM 300XC/W for my wife a few...

I picked up a 2009 KTM 300XC/W for my wife a few months ago for desert riding. She likes the bike, it has a Rekluse clutch and it's very light so she has a lot of confidence on it. The only thing...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By tntmo
I have a complete good head for a DRZ250. If you...

I have a complete good head for a DRZ250. If you decide you want to go that route, contact me.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3,172
Views: 424,350
Posted By tntmo
Any speedometer set up for a 21 inch front wheel...

Any speedometer set up for a 21 inch front wheel will work. I used one from a DR350 before, no problem. I had purchased about five ATK speedometers a long time agao when I found an Ebay auction for...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-13-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,800
Posted By tntmo
That oil cooler you have is way too big! ...

That oil cooler you have is way too big!

I have an oil cooler from a DRZ250, someone had asked for it a long time ago and never followed up on it. If you want it, pay for shipping and it's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33,460
Views: 4,278,594
Posted By tntmo
The dirt tank will fit the S or SE frame just...

The dirt tank will fit the S or SE frame just fine but the mount points at the front aren't on the street version. I've done it a few times, I used zip ties on the front mount on some of them and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 33,460
Views: 4,278,594
Posted By tntmo
I have a seat and a headlight cowl along with...

I have a seat and a headlight cowl along with some other bits. Let me know.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-06-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,488
Posted By tntmo
I had an auto clutch on my WR400 and now have one...

I had an auto clutch on my WR400 and now have one on a KTM 300XC-W. It is like cheating, so awesome for riding rocky/tough trails.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 33,460
Views: 4,278,594
Posted By tntmo
Any particular reason why an XR400 engine? I...

Any particular reason why an XR400 engine? I think the two engines are comparable in power, with the DR having the better transmission. Swapping in a different engine will take some work, unless...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By tntmo
Idle adjustment is a good call, back it off a few...

Idle adjustment is a good call, back it off a few turns.

Also, I have never been able to start a DR without the airbox lid on or with the air filter removed.

Make sure you read the posts...
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,238
Posted By tntmo
Good advice here so far. My son and I built his...

Good advice here so far. My son and I built his first car, a VW Baja Bug and we did all the same stuff. First thing we did was brakes and then steering. I figured avoiding obstacles is most...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,584
Posted By tntmo
The swingarm is fairly thick, I can't see it...

The swingarm is fairly thick, I can't see it warping from a weld like that but I guess it's possible. To prevent it from warping, your welder needs to go slowly. Weld a bit, let it cool, weld a bit...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-28-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By tntmo
It's good of you to try to assist, even though...

It's good of you to try to assist, even though it's no longer your bike. I understand that, because I do the same thing when I sell bikes. I recently bought a used KTM 300XCW and it blew up the...
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