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Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 10:37 AM
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Posted By Goofy Footer
A friend of mine had his left arm / forearm...

A friend of mine had his left arm / forearm damaged in a crash. He doesn't have long term grip strength/stamina either and uses a Rekluse in every dirt bike he owns. He highly recommends it as...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-13-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Goofy Footer
Hey random question but how do you like the...

Hey random question but how do you like the Astro? I've been contemplating a moto-van. The larger Express and Eseries fit bikes inside while the Astro/Safari doesn't but it's hard to argue the mpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 60,660
Posted By Goofy Footer
The black plastic louvers? No, the Unabiker...

The black plastic louvers? No, the Unabiker guards wrap completely around the front of the radiator and provide great protection. As long as airflow gets into the radiators you should be good - I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 300,653
Posted By Goofy Footer
Good looking bike Parx400. Thank you for posting...

Good looking bike Parx400. Thank you for posting the pictures. I have the Acerbis on my 05 WR450 but see extended rides into Baja in my future and the increased fuel capacity would be very nice.
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Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 60,660
Posted By Goofy Footer
2012+ IMS Tank / Fuel Pump Gaskets

Your bike is a 2015 so that gasket is still pretty fresh. My 2012 gaskets were fine even though I did order new ones (they're now in the toolbox). The IMS is a solid tank and looks factory. It...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 60,660
Posted By Goofy Footer
Might as well try your luck with the current...

Might as well try your luck with the current gaskets you have before buying new ones (and waiting for them to arrive etc). Install the pump and parts into the tank off the bike so you can check to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 48,863
Posted By Goofy Footer
Baja - never gets old

Baja - never gets old
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 48,863
Posted By Goofy Footer
Went down two weekends ago for a 3 day run -...

Went down two weekends ago for a 3 day run - stumbled upon the same place/view as your top pic.

Still trying to figure out where your bushwhacker trail is.. any hints/clues?
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 300,653
Posted By Goofy Footer
Steel Frame and Safari 4.1 Gallon Tank

Paging eRRmann and Parx400, can either of you guys post a pic aka show off your sweet steel frame yammie's and the Safari 4.1 gallon tank? I'd love to see more pics of that tank on those model year...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 48,863
Posted By Goofy Footer
Great pics! Thanks for sharing. I'm 90% certain...

Great pics! Thanks for sharing. I'm 90% certain I sat on that bluff south of Erendira a few weeks back looking at that trail on the opposing hill/cliff :eek1.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 300,653
Posted By Goofy Footer
Rekluse = no stalling on the trail, you don't...

Rekluse = no stalling on the trail, you don't have to use your clutch lever when shifting. Allegedly they can make the oil run warm because the auto clutch is constantly engaging / disengaging (or...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 300,653
Posted By Goofy Footer
Looking good. How does the feel with those rear...

Looking good. How does the feel with those rear tanks? How much extra fuel capacity do you get?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-25-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,956
Posted By Goofy Footer
Comida

What did you guy's order at Gloria's?

Any close up pics of the food from this trip?
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,434
Posted By Goofy Footer
If you purchase the BD harness, the light has a...

If you purchase the BD harness, the light has a 50% dimming mode built into it. You can also purchase a Skene dimmer and set the dimming at 20% increments. From what I have seen on ADV, most street...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,434
Posted By Goofy Footer
That looks Great! How much adjustability is...

That looks Great! How much adjustability is there with the light?

I have a rear lowering link and while I slid my forks up as much as I could, it seems that my stock light points a little...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 48,863
Posted By Goofy Footer
Hmm, day tripping to HP Ranch for the Cortez...

Hmm, day tripping to HP Ranch for the Cortez Rally finish and M1K tech day / bike pron day on Friday might be fun. Then again finding a place to crash for the night at HP Ranch may be an issue unless...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 32,026
Posted By Goofy Footer
And of course, some bomb food along the way - La...

And of course, some bomb food along the way - La Gurrerense in Ensenada
http://laguerrerense.com/index_en.html

Sea Urchin tostados. My buddy says the peanut habenero hot sauce is amazing
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 32,026
Posted By Goofy Footer
Getting stuck in some beach dunes ha

Getting stuck in some beach dunes ha
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 32,026
Posted By Goofy Footer
Another Baja Trip for the WR250f

In the meanwhile, I'll keep floggin my 06 WR250f.

I took my out-of-state buddy to baja for his first moto trip south of the border (and first time in baja in a decade).
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 32,026
Posted By Goofy Footer
I wish! Those bikes look awesome and I'd love to...

I wish! Those bikes look awesome and I'd love to try one
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5600/15560442321_46a7a9f647_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,434
Posted By Goofy Footer
Magnetic Drain Plug

Is anybody using a magnetic oil drain plug on their 2012+ WRs? If so, which one and what size is it? I've seen some contradictory /confusing things online.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 300,653
Posted By Goofy Footer
WR450 alive in baja

I'll posted the below picture in the 2012-2015 WR450 thread but I'll post it here too because it's "my" WR450 Adventure Bike! Thank you all for posting your WR pics and keeping the WR moto stoke...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 300,653
Posted By Goofy Footer
Woa that is a clean bike! I really like the red...

Woa that is a clean bike! I really like the red seat/decals. There have been a couple of really nice Gen 1 Aluminum frame rebuilds/refreshes in this thread lately - cool stuff.

Makes me want...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 04:20 PM
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Views: 300,653
Posted By Goofy Footer
Awesome info thank you! I have a steel frame and...

Awesome info thank you! I have a steel frame and a 2012 so this won't fit on my bike but my friend would totally love the tool box. I'll forward the info to him. Thanks again! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,434
Posted By Goofy Footer
Yes, briefly considered it but haven't really...

Yes, briefly considered it but haven't really researched it. I have a stock exhaust and the header pipe does produce plenty of heat (more than any other bike I've owned). It gets uncomfortable...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 300,653
Posted By Goofy Footer
Great looking bike (and taco) Ryno! What...

Great looking bike (and taco) Ryno!

What is the ceramic coating that you applied to the swingarm & engine cases? What does it do?

Do you like the BD light? I have the Squadron Pro (non...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 48,863
Posted By Goofy Footer
If you haven't been to the La Guerrerense...

If you haven't been to the La Guerrerense http://laguerrerense.com/index_en.html tostada stand in Ensenada you are missing out! It's located one block east of the flag pole in town. I had the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 48,863
Posted By Goofy Footer
In other funny news from the trip, I got stung by...

In other funny news from the trip, I got stung by a bee in my stomach and by buddy got soaked at a blowhole.

The bee hit me in my neck while riding and then fell under my jacked and somehow under...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 48,863
Posted By Goofy Footer
Took a buddy from out of state on his first baja...

Took a buddy from out of state on his first baja moto trip (and first baja trip in a decade) on a quick two day coastal ride last week.

I was daydreaming and forgot to refill at the last Pemex...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,434
Posted By Goofy Footer
WR450 alive in baja

The Clarke continued to leak and long story short, it's being sent back to Clarke.

So, the tried and true (yet smaller capacity) IMS went on my bike just hours before I left on my first ride on...
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 63,891
Posted By Goofy Footer
Thank You JGT

Thanks Just Gas Tanks for the IMS 3.0 gallon translucent tank on my 2012 WR450. This pic is from my first ride on the "new to me" bike and I took it exactly where she belongs - roaming the coast of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-01-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By Goofy Footer
Thumbs Up for The Enduro Shop

I stopped by The Enduro Shop recently and it's a great adv/enduro shop. They have a huge selection of Wolfman gear (which is awesome to feel/measure in person) and they have Bib Mousses and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-30-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 48,863
Posted By Goofy Footer
Thank You for the update Adventure Girl! I don't...

Thank You for the update Adventure Girl! I don't have Facebook but I'll ask my riding partner to look into TalkBaja.

If things go to plan, we'll be headed down for a quick 2 day ride to Coyote...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 300,653
Posted By Goofy Footer
Great looking bike - thanks for sharing the pics!...

Great looking bike - thanks for sharing the pics!

For tampering the hit, check out the G2 Throttle Tamer. Lots of guys in my local club run them on everything from KTM 990s to single track bikes...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,434
Posted By Goofy Footer
Leaky Fuel Pump after new tank install

The pump is located in the stock location. Honestly I have no idea how the gas will get from the wings to the fuel pump - vacuum? Not sure I don't claim to know a thing about fuel pumps. IIRC the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,434
Posted By Goofy Footer
And here it is:

And here it is:
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,434
Posted By Goofy Footer
The tank wings do hit the radiator guard so I...

The tank wings do hit the radiator guard so I will need additional spacers / longer bolts to connect the wings to the radiator guards.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,434
Posted By Goofy Footer
Here is my solution to the Clarke tank and...

Here is my solution to the Clarke tank and Unabiker radiator guards..

The guard is pretty beefy in original form and I'm happy to say that the guard now still feels strong.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,434
Posted By Goofy Footer
Hey KG, I'm in the process of installing a Clarke...

Hey KG, I'm in the process of installing a Clarke tank on my bike. Would you say the fitment issues with your install came from the previously bent radiators or because the Clarke itself wasn't a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,434
Posted By Goofy Footer
GYTR Radiator Guards - Rear Mount

Ah, here are some pics of GYTR radiator protection. Apparently there are both GYTR radiator Guards and Braces? Note the difference between the rear frame mount vs. the Unabiker guards.

How...
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