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Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 09:47 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
Maybe it will actually rain and snow. This...

Maybe it will actually rain and snow. This drought really makes late spring/summer riding suck. I hate the dust.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 09:43 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
Should be interesting.

Should be interesting.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 09:40 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
On my cars there was a 1/2" or so sized line...

On my cars there was a 1/2" or so sized line (15mm maybe?) that ran from the crank case to the the large intercooler line between the throttle body and the intake side of the intercooler. When oil...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 08:02 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
And I have an extra one if you want it. PM me.

And I have an extra one if you want it. PM me.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 08:02 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
And if you can't find your separator don't sweat...

And if you can't find your separator don't sweat it. As long as you have a foam air filter not having it functions as a light filter oiler. I took mine off, per Dave's mods, and haven't had a single...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 10:00 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
I may be interested.

I may be interested.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:50 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Or if you think think a 300cc smoker is for...

Or if you think think a 300cc smoker is for wussies, there's this 700cc Maico also sold as an ATK for awhile.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:45 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Man, that's pretty.

Man, that's pretty.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Ah, shit, I seriously forgot to mention it isn't...

Ah, shit, I seriously forgot to mention it isn't available. It was supposed to be a few years ago. The Ohlins bling is some shit.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:36 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
We've left out the Sherco and the Husky (which is...

We've left out the Sherco and the Husky (which is now KTM's premium brand). But the mother of all the Euro 2 stokes is this:
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 07:43 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
You can get the rare earth magnets cheap of ebay...

You can get the rare earth magnets cheap of ebay in every size imaginable. There was just a good 60 Minutes piece a few weeks ago and China OWNS the rare earths industry. They invested heavily in it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 09:46 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I've said it before, Wattner, but you need a 2...

I've said it before, Wattner, but you need a 2 stroke. I know of no other human being who needs a two stroke more than you. A European 300 will fit the bill nicely:evil

Buy one and head out to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:22 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
You my friend are correct. I complained to them...

You my friend are correct. I complained to them as well. You could' get that thing around the plus in a hundred years. It takes some very careful centering and tightening to prevent a leak.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:20 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I enjoyed my time with it. If I recall the knobs...

I enjoyed my time with it. If I recall the knobs are very squishy. It gets a little nervous under tight 180 degree type turns but is really good in slippery off-road condtions.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:19 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I had the same problem with my Vapor. I changed...

I had the same problem with my Vapor. I changed the copper washers and it never leaked again.[/QUOTE]

The thing that sucks about that temp sensor is that it IS the washer on that side and it's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:16 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Now you're talking. The L is a supreme short...

Now you're talking. The L is a supreme short distance ADV bike. I could ride it along ways, though, provided I had the time and the dirt. Droning on it for miles isn't fun, though if I had a better...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 07:32 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
You make some good points, but isn't your KTM an...

You make some good points, but isn't your KTM an oil burner? Two radically different bikes–as you point out, for different purposes–not exactly a fair compairison.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 06:55 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
[/COLOR] Or when I ride tight, technical,...

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Or when I ride tight, technical, rock strewn single track after consuming a bunch Lone Star beer.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 06:50 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Any pictures?

Any pictures?
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 07:37 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
Don't bother with plug chops. Find two points and...

Don't bother with plug chops. Find two points and time fourth gear pulls in the same atmospheric conditions between two points. Which ever is fastest is the best main jet. Outside of a dyno it's the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 10:16 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Which, seems like, is the guilty party with most...

Which, seems like, is the guilty party with most carb. problems. Damn small orificies.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 11:25 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
My experience with Chinese sellers on ebay has...

My experience with Chinese sellers on ebay has been great. The shipping time varies between 4-8 days in my experience. Not much slower usually than US First Class mail. Any small stuff doesn't come...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 10:26 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Nice looking set up. Where did you get the hi/lo...

Nice looking set up. Where did you get the hi/lo three position switch and plate?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 10:19 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Maybe it's a combination of my rake/trail brought...

Maybe it's a combination of my rake/trail brought about by the USD Showas. Anyway, it goes away after the lose their sharp edges, but no other tire does it with the same forks.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 07:34 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
The definition of wobble is my L with a brand new...

The definition of wobble is my L with a brand new 606 on it. Holy crap it's scary.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 10:44 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I remember in the mid 90s when Ohlins and Brembo...

I remember in the mid 90s when Ohlins and Brembo were esoteric fluff compared to Showa/Kayaba and Nissin. There were trick, cool Euro stuff that, at the end of the day, just wasn't as good as what...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 02:05 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Just got this on my inbox: ...

Just got this on my inbox:

http://www.xrsonly.com/xrs-only-baja-designs-led-squadron-light-xr650l-88-15
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 08:58 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Just think how much faster he would be without...

Just think how much faster he would be without the 50lb. chain. Holly shit, is bike theft that much of a problem in SF?
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 05:05 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I would use one if the need arose, no doubt. In...

I would use one if the need arose, no doubt. In Northern California, as sparsely populated as it is (we're not talking Nevada here) I can always pop out in civilization for some gas. Sometimes they...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 06:56 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
And some of the fuel can ever been utilized...

And some of the fuel can ever been utilized unless you dropped some marbles (or clean rocks in a real f'n' pickle) in the tank to utilize displacement to raise the fuel that sits below the petcock. I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 06:47 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Any ideas how many L motors you've built Steve?...

Any ideas how many L motors you've built Steve? Geesh...

CW told me on the phone the other day he has a new cam that's the best one he's come up with for ADV-type power output.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 02:38 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Reading all this carb stuff is interesting. The...

Reading all this carb stuff is interesting. The stock carb's biggest problem, by far, it the engine doesn't have enough vacuum to operate it correctly. When m CW750 motor had a 10.5:1 piston in it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 06:58 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
To be fair, as good of a dirt-bike-with-blinkers...

To be fair, as good of a dirt-bike-with-blinkers as the KTM500EXC is, you don't really think that thing will outlast an L do you? With all the improved engineering, metallurgy etc., that thing has it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 09:45 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
My Antigravity had abosultlely no problems...

My Antigravity had abosultlely no problems turning my 750cc 10.5:1 CW motor over.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 07:43 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
A die grinder or Dremel should do it. Looks like...

A die grinder or Dremel should do it. Looks like it got a good peening. Then it may take a modified c-clamp to "press" it out.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 07:42 AM
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Posted By mendoteach
I would think Steve would be all over those,...

I would think Steve would be all over those, unless of course, his current stock is too high. Hell, you could ride them over.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 03:45 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I'm in on the programmable CDI:clap

I'm in on the programmable CDI:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 09:41 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
That is DELUXE Ulysses. Really a nice piece of...

That is DELUXE Ulysses. Really a nice piece of kit. Holy, shit though, pricey.

And I'm not sure about needing a cooler any bigger than the Sutton, mine rarely breaks 210 degrees now. And while...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 04:48 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
I bunch of my system is DIY and it's still...

I bunch of my system is DIY and it's still expensive. Too many LPs don't help either.




That is a good looking bike.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 04:36 PM
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Posted By mendoteach
Well...yeah I do. I'm trying, seriously I'm...

Well...yeah I do. I'm trying, seriously I'm trying. It's looking better:lol3
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