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Forum: The Garage 04-02-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,143
Posted By EsconDeasy
Fixed

Fixed
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7,356
Views: 1,204,645
Posted By EsconDeasy
It's KTM's way of getting around the DOT...

It's KTM's way of getting around the DOT requirement for a sidestand safety switch. Saves the weight and complexity of the wiring and a necessary evil for DOT compliance.
You can buy the shorter...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 23,515
Views: 3,117,896
Posted By EsconDeasy
Thanks guys. I don't have anything here lower...

Thanks guys. I don't have anything here lower than a 22.5 but I dropped the clip one notch and backed off the accelerator pump further than it was and bingo! problem is almost gone. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23,515
Views: 3,117,896
Posted By EsconDeasy
I have a jetting question for you guys. I am...

I have a jetting question for you guys.

I am playing with a new TM40 on my XR and it's almost there.

Mine starts first kick every time with a cold motor: two twists, no choke
It pulls like a...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By EsconDeasy
I am planning to be there

I am planning to be there
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-01-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,141
Posted By EsconDeasy
Nice! As a hiker, wanna-be climber and...

Nice!

As a hiker, wanna-be climber and rider, I approve :thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 384,130
Posted By EsconDeasy
The best part of some of these listings is the...

The best part of some of these listings is the weird stuff in the background.
Back lit, with the the bataan screen and not one but three weird felt furniture pieces and the guy in the Ford jacket...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 23,515
Views: 3,117,896
Posted By EsconDeasy
I guess I wasn't very clear. The Edelbrock is...

I guess I wasn't very clear. The Edelbrock is being replaced with the new TM40.
I was having issues with the Edelbrock
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23,515
Views: 3,117,896
Posted By EsconDeasy
Reading with rapt attention. This just...

Reading with rapt attention.

This just arrived in the mail:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-kxH1QjwtmnI/VLCGFBtG7UI/AAAAAAAAAYE/z2IHDvOMGcI/s640/034.JPG

It came with cables, but since the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-09-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By EsconDeasy
Are you anchored to any one city/hotel? I would...

Are you anchored to any one city/hotel? I would saddle up and head to Tucson via Aravaca. Get a hotel near Green Valley and pop in to the Titan Missle Museum. From there, head South and stop in at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-26-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,278
Posted By EsconDeasy
Ah, but the instruction for how to operate a...

Ah, but the instruction for how to operate a Porsche 356 is still relevant :lol3
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-24-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,261
Posted By EsconDeasy
I'll be there. I think the last one I attended...

I'll be there. I think the last one I attended was three years ago.

Taz, PM me and we can arrange the ride.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-19-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,897
Posted By EsconDeasy
Prediction: In a year we will all be on here...

Prediction:

In a year we will all be on here saying they missed the mark and the bike is

Too heavy

Too expensive

Too street oriented
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By EsconDeasy
Yes it is. I go out of Morristown and ride both...

Yes it is. I go out of Morristown and ride both North and South of Aguila rd to get there
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By EsconDeasy
I'm going to ride to Harquahala peak on Saturday....

I'm going to ride to Harquahala peak on Saturday. And I can't get any interest in that ride. Who knows what people are doing this weekend :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By EsconDeasy
Don't forget lighting coil. In fact, you better...

Don't forget lighting coil. In fact, you better call around and find out if anyone makes one for that bike. That could kill the whole project

Edit: now that I think about it, they do have fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 239,402
Posted By EsconDeasy
I think I have my electrical gremlins figured...

I think I have my electrical gremlins figured out.
I had to google "H4 bulb wiring" and found out the OP had grounded the Hi beam, powered the low beam and grounded the ground.
I changed it around...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 239,402
Posted By EsconDeasy
Well, I went back out and now the bike runs just...

Well, I went back out and now the bike runs just fine. Lights still only work for about a minute though. I will try grounding the R/R now. Mine is bolted to the top of the airbox as Honda intended.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 239,402
Posted By EsconDeasy
Thanks guys. I will check the plug next. Plans...

Thanks guys. I will check the plug next. Plans are to pull all the wire sheathing and look for a bad ground.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 239,402
Posted By EsconDeasy
Ricky stator?

Question for the gurus:

My XR has a Ricky Stator 100X2 that may have been acting up.

Ever since I got this bike, the headlights would work for 20 minutes max before going out. While...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,898
Posted By EsconDeasy
Game and Fish has to put in internal requests to...

Game and Fish has to put in internal requests to use the funds which are made public. In a recent one, they wanted $89,000 for improvements to one of their trucks that would be on display at the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,096
Posted By EsconDeasy
I was up there a few days ago wondering where...

I was up there a few days ago wondering where that 274 trail went to. The use map has it dead ending. I figured it was keeping you two awake at night :rofl and eventually we'd have a ride report.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 31,768
Posted By EsconDeasy
This thread has all the earmarks of manic...

This thread has all the earmarks of manic depression. I'm sure he'll pop up soon:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By EsconDeasy
Did that mod with mine too. Hope you get...

Did that mod with mine too.

Hope you get a new ('09+) camshaft with that. If the Estart only spins the engine every second or third time you hit the button, you know you have the old backwards...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23,515
Views: 3,117,896
Posted By EsconDeasy
You mean "Nut"? The frame is threaded, so...

You mean "Nut"?

The frame is threaded, so you don't need a nut
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23,515
Views: 3,117,896
Posted By EsconDeasy
I went to 15/45 and regret the decision. I will...

I went to 15/45 and regret the decision. I will go back to 15/48 or may 15/47 when I am due for my next set.

Top speed is great but 1st is just unusable
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,954
Posted By EsconDeasy
mitch, I am curious about the rear tubes. They...

mitch, I am curious about the rear tubes. They don't look like they are stabilized from swinging around like pendulums.

Love the build!
Forum: Racing 05-29-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,530
Posted By EsconDeasy
On one of my rides, one rider was told it was A...

On one of my rides, one rider was told it was A level but was totally blown by the first hill climb.

His excuse : He thought it was A Pace, not A Terrain

Most guys I know here will specify both...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 37,431
Views: 9,816,119
Posted By EsconDeasy
loincloth about to be sucked into the wheel -...

loincloth about to be sucked into the wheel - fail......or not, depending on your gender
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,758
Posted By EsconDeasy
Thankfully, we live in a motorcycling...

Thankfully, we live in a motorcycling renaissance. Everything you could want is out there and if you still don't like it, the aftermarket is banging on your door.

I rode an 1150GS once...it had a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23,515
Views: 3,117,896
Posted By EsconDeasy
Hi all! A little late to the accelerator pump...

Hi all! A little late to the accelerator pump party here.

Can anyone catch me up and tell me if the "764" part fixes the problem of erratic idle speed?

Other than that issue, my Edelbrock works...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23,515
Views: 3,117,896
Posted By EsconDeasy
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23,515
Views: 3,117,896
Posted By EsconDeasy
LED Taillight FYI

Guys,
I put in a call to Wheeling Cycle supply today and they tell me they are working on a new batch of LED taillights for us deserving pig riders.

I am trying to avoid doing a dual sport fender...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23,515
Views: 3,117,896
Posted By EsconDeasy
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=38...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=385793
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7,356
Views: 1,204,645
Posted By EsconDeasy
I think I found the best seal kit for the 530: ...

I think I found the best seal kit for the 530:

This kit has everything you could possibly want for the job. I was told that on the 525, the compression washer is often the culprit, so I wanted to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-18-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,795
Posted By EsconDeasy
Vindicated!!! Yes, I hated that hill. But...

Vindicated!!!

Yes, I hated that hill. But there are lots of fun roads up there South of the Wolf Creek campground.

Thanks for the RR
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,365
Posted By EsconDeasy
I've had a 600R, 650L and 650R. 600R was...

I've had a 600R, 650L and 650R.

600R was probably the best overall for dual sport. The 650R I have now sure has huge power, but it comes at the cost of mileage. I am getting 40 when my old 600 got...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-13-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,281
Posted By EsconDeasy
Not me. Mostly weekends at this point

Not me. Mostly weekends at this point
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3,683
Views: 545,721
Posted By EsconDeasy
Reminds me of a trip to Genoa. A pal and I rented...

Reminds me of a trip to Genoa. A pal and I rented BMWs, him an RT and I was on a GS. We were in traffic trying to get out of town when a bus got between us. I saw an opening and went for a pass even...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7,356
Views: 1,204,645
Posted By EsconDeasy
I have a 530exc-r and a XR650R in the garage. The...

I have a 530exc-r and a XR650R in the garage. The KTM does about everything better than the XR with the exception of keeping oil in the transmission.

After 11 years replacing countershaft seals, I...
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