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Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 05:14 AM
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Posted By HighFive
AZBDR or bust!

:nod

http://highfive.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Husky-TR650/i-gmvRbhb/0/L/IMG_2539-L.jpg

Ready to roll...

Who knows where this one will end up. Seems to rain days on end, everywhere I go. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5,012
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Posted By HighFive
Tires.....oh no!!

Thanks to Quirky & Blaise quick reply, we may have dodged the bullet! :freaky

Asking tire questions is a dangerous sport. Requires thick skin & stout whiskey.

To wrap it up, I agree with what...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5,012
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Posted By HighFive
Necessity is the Mother of all invention.....as...

Necessity is the Mother of all invention.....as they say. I didn't have a choice. Had to fix it on the spot, at the motel, in the hot Okie-panhandle....while enroute to CDR last year.

It's been...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,874
Posted By HighFive
Holy smokes.......58 days & 13,000...

Holy smokes.......58 days & 13,000 miles.......:eek1.......that's outstanding!

HF :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap

P.s. I ain't never done nothin like that before.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5,012
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Posted By HighFive
The "fear of it" is worse than the actual...

The "fear of it" is worse than the actual "doing". I've pulled everything off from the rear end moving forward to the tank, three times now. The first time I went slow and meticulous.....figuring...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,005
Posted By HighFive
Late to the party.....loving this Report. Keep...

Late to the party.....loving this Report. Keep on going. Looks like you're having a blast in spite of the challenges.

As Chief Lone Waite said to Outlaw Josey Wales, "you endeavor to persevere!"...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 581,320
Posted By HighFive
The Safari is too big for my tastes. If I need...

The Safari is too big for my tastes. If I need extra fuel (which is very rare) I can attach a One gallon Rotopax, which I'm all setup for. Or, just pack a couple 30oz MSR bottles.

The Terra is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5,012
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Posted By HighFive
:lol3 you'll fit right in! She'll pull a...

:lol3 you'll fit right in!

She'll pull a wheelie on her own in 1st gear, if you hammer the throttle. Not so much in 2nd or beyond. It surely does get up to speed fast, and in a deceptively...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5,012
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Posted By HighFive
I'm with glitch. :nod Can't see pulling a...

I'm with glitch. :nod

Can't see pulling a sizeable two wheel loaded trailer with this bike. Gives me the willies just to think about it. If I did, I surely don't think I would tie into the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 581,320
Posted By HighFive
Dirt bike trailer thingy

This should give you a good idea how:

http://www.trailtail.com/main.html

And another:

http://www.moto-mule.com/trailermore.html

HF
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 05:49 AM
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Posted By HighFive
1) 200 miles +/- 2) valves: my 1st look &...

1) 200 miles +/-
2) valves: my 1st look & adjust was at 12,000 miles. Next probably at 40,000....I donno. Oil Change: whatever helps you sleep good at night
3) Air filter box fix
4) Air box...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 05:25 AM
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Views: 581,320
Posted By HighFive
Uhmmmm......just in case you hadn't noticed,...

Uhmmmm......just in case you hadn't noticed, glitch......we have a fairly exhaustive topical index with Hyperlinks right here on Page 1 of this Thread.

TRZ Charlie has worked so hard on it, you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 08:04 PM
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Posted By HighFive
Just went to the garage and had a look. My top...

Just went to the garage and had a look. My top bolts miss the white shroud, and the nut is mounted underneath.

The bottom two bolts are over the white shroud (same as yours), but I have the nuts...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 07:04 PM
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Posted By HighFive
Ok, see now what you are talking about, BG. ...

Ok, see now what you are talking about, BG. Yuk.....I don't like the looks of that "Easy Adjust" system at all. Mounts to the handlebar top clamps.

Sure hope he is still making the original...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5,012
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Posted By HighFive
The MadStad front mounting plate replaces the...

The MadStad front mounting plate replaces the plastic OEM shroud above the headlight. It was never intended to be mounted over (on top of) the plastic piece. And, the side braces should mount to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,874
Posted By HighFive
:lurk:lurk HF :thumbup

:lurk:lurk

HF :thumbup
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,462
Posted By HighFive
Holy smokes......simply fantastic, jfman! :clap ...

Holy smokes......simply fantastic, jfman! :clap

Love seeing you winging it solo.

HF :thumbup
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,950
Posted By HighFive
:poser Oh man....that bathroom story is an...

:poser Oh man....that bathroom story is an instant classic.

Great RR, really loved it. :clap

HF :thumbup
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5,012
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Posted By HighFive
Ok...ok....enough. Let's get back on track with...

Ok...ok....enough. Let's get back on track with TR650 specific matters here.

Take the rest of this general technical discussion over to the appropriate Vendor Thread (AF-XIED).

Thank you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 21,547
Posted By HighFive
Awesome guys! :clap. Sweeeet Terra ride,...

Awesome guys! :clap.

Sweeeet Terra ride, Chazbo!!

HF :thumbup
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 07:44 AM
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Posted By HighFive
Excellent report, Roger, thanks for posting the...

Excellent report, Roger, thanks for posting the explanation. I find this very interesting, based on my prior experience with spoofers, tuners, & dynos.

Can't say my Terra feels fat anywhere thru...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,874
Posted By HighFive
WOW Am.E.....truly epic trip! Been catching up. ...

WOW Am.E.....truly epic trip! Been catching up. You're doing a splendid job of it. Great RR!

HF :thumbup

P.s. How's the 3D air filter mod performing?
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,950
Posted By HighFive
Awesome......go man...GO! But looks like too...

Awesome......go man...GO!

But looks like too much route planning to me. Just totally wing-it on the way home. Go wherever looks good.....until you see something gooder. Then, go there.

HF...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 07:10 PM
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Posted By HighFive
Congrats on the purchase.....great bike! 1)...

Congrats on the purchase.....great bike!

1) Performance on my motor has always been quite pleasing. I did not fear revving it hard shortly after throwing a leg over. The Demo unit only had...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By HighFive
Thanks.....I'll take a look at these GSA seat...

Thanks.....I'll take a look at these GSA seat options. Appreciate the input. I've used Seat Concepts for my Husky Terra , and been very pleased with the results. Had to go +1 firmer on the foam,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 19,028
Posted By HighFive
Another beautiful report, Cannonshot. Your...

Another beautiful report, Cannonshot. Your photography is splendid!

I have been to Escanaba and toured that Mead paper mill.....back in the mid '90's. It was an amazing process to see how paper...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 24,630
Posted By HighFive
Broken head...free. Replacement head.....$400. ...

Broken head...free.
Replacement head.....$400.
Rescued by Dingweeds & 3 Step Hideaway.....PRICELESS! :freaky

One of those pivot points in life, which tend to change the course of our future. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By HighFive
Thanks for the idea, DSM8. I'll take a closer...

Thanks for the idea, DSM8. I'll take a closer look at those hook mounts.

I've found a few seat threads using Search and/or Wisdom section, but still not what seems described in the FAQ, I think. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By HighFive
Taller seat?

Can someone point me to the following Thread? The link in the FAQ, Part 6, appears broken.

"6.4 How to get an (even) higher seat on the 12GS
All you need to know is in this thread."

I've been...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 581,320
Posted By HighFive
You'll love that rack, Bobby! Get yourself some...

You'll love that rack, Bobby! Get yourself some stainless steel socket head bolts, and some plastic caps to plug the 4 holes. You'll be set for bear....

HF :thumbup
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 581,320
Posted By HighFive
Hhhmmmm......think I might tighten all my nuts...

Hhhmmmm......think I might tighten all my nuts and come to this one. Looks like a good-un, Mark!

HF :thumbup

P.s. Just finished a visit to the 3-Step Hideaway.

Wowee-wee-weee....what a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 581,320
Posted By HighFive
Okiehoma Adventure Trail......:huh......never...

Okiehoma Adventure Trail......:huh......never heard of it. I'm a bit suspect.

Been unseasonably cool this summer here. Amazingly so! It will probably turn hot if you come. So, don't spoil it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 581,320
Posted By HighFive
Well.....mine is still nice and quiet! :D ...

Well.....mine is still nice and quiet! :D

Just sayin,

HF :thumbup

P.s. Even clean behind the filter maybe
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 581,320
Posted By HighFive
Good job, Glitch! Ought to work just fine. Keep...

Good job, Glitch! Ought to work just fine. Keep us posted.

Ordered me a couple of those Superseal Connectors this morning. I'll have everything on-hand as a Plan B, should the primary poop out....
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 581,320
Posted By HighFive
Hate to rain on the party......BUT my Terra still...

Hate to rain on the party......BUT my Terra still runs great after 11,000+ miles of continuous use with the Wuka King spoofer.

No overthinking. No ECU out-smarting. No evolution of performance...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 581,320
Posted By HighFive
Now, THAT's what I'm talking about: SIMPLY...

Now, THAT's what I'm talking about: SIMPLY BRILLIANT!

Good job glitch. Wish you would copy and post your 'how to' over here. That would be helpful.

I just ordered one for myself......$15...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,101
Posted By HighFive
:lurk HF :thumbup

:lurk

HF :thumbup
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 83,754
Posted By HighFive
To the conqueror go the spoils.....head North! ...

To the conqueror go the spoils.....head North!

HF :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 581,320
Posted By HighFive
Thanks, BlaiseW. Glad you find it useful. Now,...

Thanks, BlaiseW. Glad you find it useful. Now, if you would be so kind as to go back and edit your Post #4285 to add that 2nd photo beneath the first one it would very helpful. Show everyone how...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 581,320
Posted By HighFive
Good job, Charlie. I have revised the Links on...

Good job, Charlie. I have revised the Links on Page 1, removed the original index listing, and tidied up a bit.

Last thing, please add a "jump" to the next section at the bottom of each post...
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