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Forum: The Garage Today, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By jayj93pgt
great info, and thanks for the link to the Dunlop...

great info, and thanks for the link to the Dunlop video, not sure how I didn't find it in my searching. I have watched a few videos so I had a baseline idea of how to do the tire change. The one...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:45 PM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
nevermind! i finally found a good solid pic of...

nevermind! i finally found a good solid pic of someone using a Fuji nut. Learned something new :clap
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:28 PM
Replies: 109,586
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Posted By jayj93pgt
awesome thanks! I have never used one of these...

awesome thanks! I have never used one of these locking nuts before, does the tapered end face the washer, or does it face away from the bike?

lol i feel like i should know these things
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:16 PM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
gonna change my username to dumbquestionasker. ...

gonna change my username to dumbquestionasker. Anyway, anyone whos used the locking rear axle nut for their dr650, do you use the washer that was under the cotter-pin axle nut? or do I just put...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By jayj93pgt
alright, thanks everyone. I know there is a ton...

alright, thanks everyone. I know there is a ton of posts and info regarding this but I didn't feel like I was getting what I was looking for. I will install the extended screw today and see if I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By jayj93pgt
Another DR650 surging post

I have a 05 dr650 with 1,500 miles now. It seems to surge a lot when I have just enough throttle to maintain speed, it doesn't seem to do it on the freeway but mostly at speeds under 55mph. I am...
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By jayj93pgt
had to use a lot of muscle? yep.... cursed at the...

had to use a lot of muscle? yep.... cursed at the tire? yep.. alright, time to refine my technique! I appreciate the advice. lube for sure on the rear tire and i will do my best to keep the tire...
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By jayj93pgt
:deal thats what she said!! lol, but...

:deal

thats what she said!! lol, but seriously thanks for the advice everyone. Overall I suppose I did alright. unless I get a flat on the WABDR lol. But I will try pushing the wheel into...
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By jayj93pgt
noob tire installer

first time installing a tire in my life on any rim. Have never done a bicycle tire either!

Took the front wheel off of my 2005 dr650, it had the 10 year old trailwing on it with about 50%...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
alright, so I know harbor freight stuff isn't the...

alright, so I know harbor freight stuff isn't the best but right now I cant afford a nice torque wrench no matter how badly I want one. HF does have a 1/4" wrench that goes up to 200 inch lbs which...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
sounds like a good tip, thanks ill give that a...

sounds like a good tip, thanks ill give that a try.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
another clutch related question oh noes

Alright so I bought the clutch holding tool from procycle, did the nsu fix and as I am installing the clutch side cover I am finding that my torque wrench its really hard to tell if its actually...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
Good advice. I am going to get the tool from...

Good advice. I am going to get the tool from procycle but only because it's not that expensive. Thank you for the idea though:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
This is why I love this forum. Totally forgot...

This is why I love this forum. Totally forgot they are located in Springfield. I am in beaverton so it is a bit of a drive but I can make a ride out of it. The dr is still tore apart but I got...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
I will take your advice and buy the clutch tool. ...

I will take your advice and buy the clutch tool. I can just spend a little extra and get it here sooner. I am truly more concerned with doing it right than doing it fast. At least that's what I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
I think I made a noob mistake. Out of habit I...

I think I made a noob mistake. Out of habit I park my bikes in neutral. So do I need to put the clutch cover back on, shift it into a gear and then try to remove it? If so what gear. Or is it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
Hey all. I am attempting my first nsu screw...

Hey all. I am attempting my first nsu screw check and loctite etc on my 05 dr650. I got the clutch plates taken off however now I need to remove the nut on the clutch shaft. Anyone who knows this...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By jayj93pgt
Memorial day weekend anyone

Alright, so i have only camped one day before off of a previous motorcycle. I have a wabdr run coming up in june. Just figured it probably would be best to familiarize myself with my equipment and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 350,702
Posted By jayj93pgt
I am starting from Stevenson Washington going...

I am starting from Stevenson Washington going north on 6/8. I am riding with another member on here. See you there =P
Forum: Americas 05-17-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By jayj93pgt
thanks for the reply. I will bring a small can...

thanks for the reply. I will bring a small can of chain lube. It is in great shape as far as i can tell but im no expert. Pretty sure it is the original chain, its a 2005 dr650 so i will look up...
Forum: Americas 05-17-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By jayj93pgt
Chain preparedness?

About to do a week long wabdr run and want to make sure i am not missing anything critical. Being new to this completely what should i make sure to take along my ride to be prepared for a chain...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By jayj93pgt
Thanks for sharing your setup, I have also...

Thanks for sharing your setup, I have also looked at the Frog Toggs. Is there a benefit to them over the bilt brand rain pants I have? They are made out of some kind of rubber material, feels just...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By jayj93pgt
I will look at that gear again however I think I...

I will look at that gear again however I think I am mostly set for the usual gear, jacket, pants, boots, gloves, helmet. I haven't purchased everything but I kind of know what route im going with...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By jayj93pgt
what do you guys think about this :ear ...

what do you guys think about this :ear

http://www.rockgardn.com/items/body-armor/flak-jacket-flak-jacket-detail.htm?1=1&menu=1

they also have some comfy looking knee guards, kind of pricey i...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By jayj93pgt
I do like the Klim gear from what i have read but...

I do like the Klim gear from what i have read but unfortunately i cannot afford it at this time. Thanks Clint for the suggestion on the mx gear and pressure suit. I actually never heard of the term...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By jayj93pgt
First set of ADV gear

Have a upcoming WABDR ride in june and have never done anything like this before. I will be out riding for a week or longer. After reading forum threads, product reviews, and tons of other crap now...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 20,124
Posted By jayj93pgt
Alright well that makes me feel a little better. ...

Alright well that makes me feel a little better. Thanks :D
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 181,128
Posted By jayj93pgt
Thumb Thanks for taking the time to post this, was...

Thanks for taking the time to post this, was exactly what i was looking for. I know it is a pretty simple device but i have just never used one and didnt really want to push my bike over or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 20,124
Posted By jayj93pgt
regular HD tubes

Alright, so i had never read this post before and i just purchased a replacement tube for my front and rear on my dr650 as i have a wabdr ride coming up and i did it to hopefully avoid any...
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 181,128
Posted By jayj93pgt
<-- noob

I am a bit inexperienced with tire/inner-tube changes but i feel like if i need to do one out in the middle of nowhere (wabdr coming up in june) this will help. I just purchased the trail stand and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
Thanks for all the tips on handlebars guys, ...

Thanks for all the tips on handlebars guys, Think for right now I will get my handguards picked out and installed on the stock bars, and I might add the 1" bar risers for now. If I don't like them...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
handlebar thats not for giants

hey all, I am not a giant! I am borderline midget at 5' 7" and I am looking for some bars for my DR. I personally don't mind the "bend" or whatever of the stock bars. The sweep seems acceptable...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
handlebar replacement

thanks everyone for the info regarding the colored vs natural tanks. I haven't decided what one to go with but I have an idea of what to think about now.

As for another question that I will...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 109,586
Views: 22,049,618
Posted By jayj93pgt
aftermarket tank

im sure somewhere in the thousands of posts this has been explained. Does anyone with an aftermarket tank regret not getting natural color? Im thinking I want a white tank as part of a conversion...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By jayj93pgt
I will get right on that thanks lol. And...

I will get right on that thanks lol.

And thanks all for the info on the forks. Time to go slide them back to their original location. I do assume its not a big issues to have the rear in the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By jayj93pgt
Cry I have sat on a 2015 dr650 at the dealership and...

I have sat on a 2015 dr650 at the dealership and it had the rear shock in the "low" setting but the front forks i believe were not tampered with (slid up or down). I felt that the bike was a good...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,178
Posted By jayj93pgt
I am lost, can someone help me find my way? Im...

I am lost, can someone help me find my way? Im looking for the next obdr or wabdr run this summer. I guess it doesn't have to be one of those 2, id just like to do a multi-day run on as much dirt as...
Forum: Americas 04-07-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By jayj93pgt
alright will do, thank you

alright will do, thank you
Forum: Americas 04-05-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By jayj93pgt
OBDR, WABDR, or ?

I just recently bought a 05 dr650 with 1k miles. I am currently in the process of gearing it up to handle a trip such as obdr or the like. I have 3 weeks of vacation to use up from my job and am...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By jayj93pgt
dr650 front suspension

just a quick question, and a noob one at that. I have never messed with suspension before on cars or motorcycles. I have done a fair share of other stuff so im not completely tarded. The guy i...
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