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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 12:00 PM
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Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Does anyone know the story behind the 690e rally...

Does anyone know the story behind the 690e rally bike at Edge on consignment? Pretty awesome looking bike...
http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218&ad=30806480&cat=&lpid=&search=ktm%20690&ad_cid=3
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Kev, nice... Riding Strawberry /...

Kev, nice...


Riding Strawberry / Starvation likely this weekend for anyone interested. Sunday...

Frank / Ryman / anyone else interested. There is a lot of good single track out there. May...
Forum: Racing 06-05-2014, 10:05 AM
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Views: 20,878
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
awesome phil...

awesome phil...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,618
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Road...

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Road Report
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
All road conditions can change due to weather.
Please contact the nearest visitor center for the most current...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2014, 12:12 PM
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Posted By dieselcruiserhead
right on James nice to meet you again and psyched...

right on James nice to meet you again and psyched to keep riding... We had a great day. It was surprisingly hot out there at least 85 to maybe even 90 in the desert. We were all cranking through...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,618
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Great - thanks Uli as well... cheers, andre

Great - thanks Uli as well... cheers, andre
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 21,959
Views: 1,950,875
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Frank, pretty much in (I mentioned to Steve)

Frank, pretty much in (I mentioned to Steve)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,618
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Lake Powell Ferry opening due to have notable...

Lake Powell Ferry opening due to have notable delays - see details here - the ferry is down...

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57876502-90/aramark-business-ferry-july.html.csp
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,618
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Terrential rains have damaged much of the area...

Terrential rains have damaged much of the area over the weekend. Here are updates and stay tuned for future updates. - Andre

Capitol Reef's updated road report (updated this morning, 5/13)...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2014, 09:49 PM
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Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Hi threre muratroid, shot you a pm thanks! Andre...

Hi threre muratroid, shot you a pm thanks! Andre

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Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 10:18 PM
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Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Awesome - thanks Borg! Nice to know your handle...

Awesome - thanks Borg! Nice to know your handle on here too...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6,497
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Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I have a complete clutch for a '10 - I'd also be...

I have a complete clutch for a '10 - I'd also be interested in maybe messing around with the Rekluse. I'll shoot you a PM...

thanks, Andre
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 10:14 PM
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Views: 989,587
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Takes seconds to remove the valve covers on these...

Takes seconds to remove the valve covers on these - that's what I'd do...

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,618
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
From about 22 hours ago despite some recent rains...

From about 22 hours ago despite some recent rains that may have affected the area. - Andre

Skutumpah Road (#500) was graded a few days ago, taking some of the 'bite' out of the bad ruts on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 10:34 PM
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Views: 989,587
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Likely just a hone and use vertex rings in the...

Likely just a hone and use vertex rings in the piston. When having the hone done have them check the cyl wall for a second opinion but its prob fine...


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Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6,497
Views: 989,587
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
It may be nikasil but a hone is still needed. The...

It may be nikasil but a hone is still needed. The only time I didn't do a hone is one that had been hydrolocked (and the rings lost their seal) but it only had 20 hours on the rings, so I just...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6,497
Views: 989,587
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Agreed / correct, no need to remove the guide. ...

Agreed / correct, no need to remove the guide. You can but it is a lot more work (a solid 20-30 minutes more) so I don't do it personally. You just lift and rotate the head and slide the head over...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21,959
Views: 1,950,875
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
If going down to Rocky Mountain ATV, call first...

If going down to Rocky Mountain ATV, call first at least 30-45 minutes ahead to have them pull the jackets etc you want to try on. otherwise you'll be waiting around the showroom for a while.. But...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6,497
Views: 989,587
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Not particularly hard. I've done it 3 times this...

Not particularly hard. I've done it 3 times this year already and can do it in 3-4 hours if I'm really cranking. You need a 8mm (I believe off the top of my head) socket for the head bolts, and a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 02:25 PM
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Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Agreed.. I can do it in 3 hours now personally,...

Agreed.. I can do it in 3 hours now personally, I think its worth its weight in gold, personally. But agreed...

I also used the opportunity to go up to 518cc. Pretty psyched with that too...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By dieselcruiserhead
The stock rings on the 450-530 are a pretty piss...

The stock rings on the 450-530 are a pretty piss poor design. Vertex, Wossner, etc are all better pistons and better ring designs.

A quick easy way to get Vertex rings in cheaply: they are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21,959
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Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Had a complete blast on Satuday with Frank and...

Had a complete blast on Satuday with Frank and Steve Kimball and a couple buddies from Park City doing The Church of Frank (what I've started calling it)..

Not too many pics, but a couple......
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2014, 10:44 AM
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Posted By dieselcruiserhead
wow......!

wow......!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,618
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Spring is melting out so things are opening and...

Spring is melting out so things are opening and there are more frequent reports now. These will be coming more frequently now. - Andre

Hell's Backbone Road (FR 153) is now passable again with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6,497
Views: 989,587
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
For the guys looking for a tank, I have my safari...

For the guys looking for a tank, I have my safari tank listed now:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23836032#post23836032
Forum: Racing 03-28-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 374,906
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
My bracket held up pretty well. I am going to...

My bracket held up pretty well. I am going to redesign it and move it a little farther forward (with a wind screen of some sort) and slightly beefier, but no issues even with a couple tumbles or...
Forum: Racing 03-28-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,341
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I used the app last weekend and it works great. ...

I used the app last weekend and it works great. I bought a couple cheap used iphone 4, turns out tons of friends have them (I asked on Facebook) so I was able to score on free with a cracked screen...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21,959
Views: 1,950,875
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Sweet.... awesome guys.... Did you guys...

Sweet.... awesome guys....

Did you guys pop into our site on Friday? Forgot to ask - I think you rode right by it?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21,959
Views: 1,950,875
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
missed the link to it, you posted in the van...

missed the link to it, you posted in the van thread? Want to see pics.. :)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21,959
Views: 1,950,875
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Here is one I did on my old FJ55 Land cruiser...

Here is one I did on my old FJ55 Land cruiser with a Cummins in it. They can be very simple...

http://distilleryimage10.ak.instagram.com/00b9cbf68a3711e3a21e12236aa403aa_8.jpg

Here is the box...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21,959
Views: 1,950,875
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Still dealing with my 6.0 powerstroke issues in...

Still dealing with my 6.0 powerstroke issues in the 04 box truck - I'm replacing (what I hope is) a bent pushrod. Assuming all the mechanical problems are finally ironed out (this will be the last of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21,959
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Posted By dieselcruiserhead
does anyone know who "Utah Riders" is? I'm...

does anyone know who "Utah Riders" is? I'm assuming they're on this board?

https://www.youtube.com/user/UtahRiders
lots of good youtube vids.

This is 990 adventures at what looks like...
Forum: Racing 03-17-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 374,906
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Thx phil, typical ktm oddness - factory bolts...

Thx phil, typical ktm oddness - factory bolts that are 8mm with 8mm socket heads - what would normally be a 10mm head. That said, it's a good point and I have the tap set handy. More than the mount...
Forum: Racing 03-17-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 374,906
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
My Cheap Roadbook Approach

I'll be doing my first roadbook style weekend (HBD Paul pretty sure you'll be there too -- look me up, I'm Andre the tall guy - see my bike below).

For me, roadbook is an experiment for me though...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,618
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Sorry for the delayed updates. There have been a...

Sorry for the delayed updates. There have been a few road reports lately that I haven't been able to have posted.

Skutumpah (#500) has dried out and is passable but rough and rutted through the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6,497
Views: 989,587
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Finally got around to installing the Gatos...

Finally got around to installing the Gatos Brothers "pinchies" (http://www.gatosbros.com/shop/products/pinchy_clamps/) for bark busters. I'll post as I have a little more time and a couple wrecks on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6,497
Views: 989,587
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Pretty close to that too, about 40-45 or so...

Pretty close to that too, about 40-45 or so jetted for 4K. I live at 6700 but 4K is great for everything around here, desert, and won't bog down even at 8 or 9K in the mountains..
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6,497
Views: 989,587
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I think it depends on where you're riding and...

I think it depends on where you're riding and also your CC's. I used to run 13/48 (same as 14/51) on my 525 which I thought was great. On my 450 I went up to 14/50 but still too fast for technical...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6,497
Views: 989,587
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I installed the oil transfer fix and I have no...

I installed the oil transfer fix and I have no issues with the bike keeping oil in the transmission side - it's just fine.

Is this what you're referring to? is your bike burning transmission oil?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-09-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21,959
Views: 1,950,875
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
congrats Matt! both of you, wish I could...

congrats Matt!

both of you, wish I could have made it out too got stuck up here. Next time...
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