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Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By corvettechris
Hey guys, I got the countershaft installed...

Hey guys,

I got the countershaft installed and am about to put the cases back together.

I should have had some hondabond or similar on hand. I see you mentioned Threebond 1104.

I have some...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By corvettechris
Thanks guys for the help. I got the cases...

Thanks guys for the help.

I got the cases split. It was actually a case bolt I missed. Down in the recess in front of the shifter shaft. It just seemed was too tight to be just the bearing. I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By corvettechris
So I got everything ready to split the cases...

So I got everything ready to split the cases including building a case puller, but the case is stuck on the rear bottom side it seems. I have daylight everywhere else except about a foot on that...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By corvettechris
Heat gun = "wife's hair dryer". :wink: I know I...

Heat gun = "wife's hair dryer". :wink: I know I bought her a 2000 watt for a reason.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By corvettechris
Wow, that's a big one too. Anything else on the...

Wow, that's a big one too. Anything else on the list of steps for crankcase separation that is wrong or not necessary?
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By corvettechris
Oh lord! Thanks ProCycle. Hell, THAT is a...

Oh lord!

Thanks ProCycle. Hell, THAT is a big damn service manual mistake!

OK, I just cancelled my tool order. Obviously (from you having done this a bunch) you know for a fact this is the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By corvettechris
UPDATE: I found a dealership who will purchase it...

UPDATE: I found a dealership who will purchase it from me after I am done with the tool.

Thanks for the suggestions, hopefully I have this handled.

Now to the FUN part!
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By corvettechris
I am looking at the manual for crank case...

I am looking at the manual for crank case disassembly. The section for crankshaft ring nut: "ring nut service should only be necessary if the crankcase will be disassembled.

Under crankcase...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By corvettechris
Thanks for the idea but you have to torque it to...

Thanks for the idea but you have to torque it to 80 ft-lbs when reassembly so that isn't going to quite do it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 105,403
Views: 20,927,809
Posted By corvettechris
Ring Nut Wrench Needed

Hi guys,

My boy has a DR650 and he had his front sprocket come off which destroyed the countershaft. Now I'm in the process of tearing the bike apart and the only tool I really need that I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By corvettechris
Ring Nut Wrench - DR650

Hey guys,

My boy has a DR650 and he had his front sprocket come off which destroyed the countershaft. Now I'm in the process of tearing the bike apart and the only tool I really need that I don't...
Forum: Vendors 11-26-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 93,861
Posted By corvettechris
I would do both. Call him and talk about your...

I would do both. Call him and talk about your plans and then email confirmation of when he said you could expect it. I found the calls to be necessary.

Btw, someone else asked about long term...
Forum: Alaska 08-25-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,482
Posted By corvettechris
Not sure why you want to go with a car tire....

Not sure why you want to go with a car tire. Seems to me you should be able to find a "more aggressive" tire that will fit. You can tire slime it and have fix a flat if you are worried about a...
Forum: Alaska 08-24-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By corvettechris
Laugh I bet he's going "sheesh guys I told you I was...

I bet he's going "sheesh guys I told you I was going to take my time! Now everyone thinks I'm senile!"
Forum: Alaska 08-23-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By corvettechris
Thanks for the hospitality offer. We didn't end...

Thanks for the hospitality offer. We didn't end up making it over there. We're trying to maybe make a ferry trip to Whittier, but running out of time. Amazing how quick 2 months go by.

We did...
Forum: Alaska 08-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By corvettechris
Oh, by the way, there is currently no fuel in...

Oh, by the way, there is currently no fuel in Chitina. Kenny Lake is the last chance.
Forum: Alaska 08-16-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By corvettechris
Actually they were very few and far between...

Actually they were very few and far between today. Saw 3 groups in 6 hours on the road.

Anyway, we DID get to see McCarthy and Kennicott. The chain broke on the way back.

No wheelie on the...
Forum: Alaska 08-16-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By corvettechris
Well, half way betweenn chitina and mccarthy,...

Well, half way betweenn chitina and mccarthy, broke a chain lin.k. chain tool cracked. After about an hour, 3 nice people on BMWs stopped and had a tool. Unfortunately, even with a master and...
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By corvettechris
Yeah trust me, we're not the people who F it up...

Yeah trust me, we're not the people who F it up for everyone else. Just a joke.

:D
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By corvettechris
LOL, my girlfriend says PLEASE don't tempt him.

LOL, my girlfriend says PLEASE don't tempt him.
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By corvettechris
So you don't suggest I wheelie across it? :evil

So you don't suggest I wheelie across it? :evil
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By corvettechris
Kennicott McCarthy question

So, I've seen in the last month people saying that it is ok to ride across the foot bridge into McCarthy. We just called visitor info and they say no.

So what's the deal??

Thanks
Forum: Alaska 08-14-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,423
Posted By corvettechris
Sounds like you do your vacations the same way we...

Sounds like you do your vacations the same way we do. We've spent the last month coming up through canada and driving around a lot of Alaska. We've stayed in a lot of places and eaten out (and...
Forum: Alaska 08-14-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By corvettechris
Wish you would have emailed me a couple days ago....

Wish you would have emailed me a couple days ago. In Anchorage now. But planning on heading east this afternoon. But might be able to help somehow?
Forum: Alaska 07-30-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,726
Posted By corvettechris
We rode it today. LOTS of great camping spots...

We rode it today. LOTS of great camping spots from mile 28 up to the pass itself (when heading east). You can camp in any of the 3 designated camping areas OR anywhere within 1/2 mile of the road....
Forum: Alaska 07-29-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By corvettechris
Hopefully you can get them posted. I'd love to...

Hopefully you can get them posted. I'd love to see some. Thinking about that ride too.
Forum: Alaska 07-29-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By corvettechris
It depends on where, but in general, we want to...

It depends on where, but in general, we want to be on the Peninsula from Aug 2nd to 15th. But we are flexible. We can work around what's available.

Thanks
Forum: Alaska 07-29-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By corvettechris
Kenai Peninsula storage ?

Hi all, we are going to be on the Kenai Peninsula for about 7-10 days doing some exploring on our bikes. We're wondering if anyone has some storage space for our RV for that time, somewhere in the...
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,726
Posted By corvettechris
Great video. Friends of ours went through 2 days...

Great video. Friends of ours went through 2 days ago and we are heading there in a day or two.
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By corvettechris
Did you make the trip?

Did you make the trip?
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By corvettechris
And "lucky" he chose to wear a helmet.

And "lucky" he chose to wear a helmet.
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,704
Posted By corvettechris
Good luck, weather has been hit and miss. Rain...

Good luck, weather has been hit and miss. Rain and low 40s up around Denali yesterday. I hope you catch the weather right.
Forum: Alaska 07-28-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By corvettechris
Kodiak Island

We're currently in Alaska with our bikes and looking at taking the Marine Highway to Kodiak Island.

Can anyone tell me if there are good places to ride (and if so, what suggestions) on Kodiak...
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 93,861
Posted By corvettechris
We just finished a 351 upgrade on our KLX250. ...

We just finished a 351 upgrade on our KLX250.

Here is our experience and recommendations for anyone contemplating this upgrade.

We are at 4,500 feet so our jetting and power issues I bet are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By corvettechris
Big Horn - Wyoming - off road...and/or on-road

We are up in the Bighorn National Forest for a month or so. Right now it is cold as hell and a lot of snow up in the forest it looks like.

This week we'll be doing our bike maintenance because of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-21-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By corvettechris
NC or FL now

UPDATE: I could use a bike shipped from Arkansas to EITHER western NC or anywhere in FL. Other transport fell through.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-06-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By corvettechris
Well, not sure. Right now I'm in Wyoming, but...

Well, not sure. Right now I'm in Wyoming, but headed to Wisconsin, Arkansas, St. Louis. That anywhere close to you?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-05-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By corvettechris
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2013, 02:43 PM
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Views: 236
Posted By corvettechris
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By corvettechris
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