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Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Carbster
I think I'm going to try to make the oem unit...

I think I'm going to try to make the oem unit work and somehow mount it several inches above in the clamp. How I'm going to fasten it is going to be a trick.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 98,760
Views: 18,840,049
Posted By Carbster
HDB top clamp and switch help

I bought a tricked out farkle pod for my new bars, ended up with other cool stuff off the garage forum too nonetheless, I need some help.

The key switch for the DR is proving to be a pain in the...
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Carbster
HWD ignition?

I bought a nifty trick bar clamp from Highway dirt bikes with all the Doo-dad switch holes and farkle pots, problem is my ignition switch for my DR650 is rather big and clunky. I was going to wire...
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,178
Posted By Carbster
Smudge pot. Google it, they work in the garage or...

Smudge pot. Google it, they work in the garage or greenhouse/ orchard
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 12,148
Posted By Carbster
Cool2 Cops suck when your drinking and riding, they...

Cops suck when your drinking and riding, they have no sense of humour. Jail is a cold place full of assholes who beat their wives, steal peoples shit and touch children inappropriate lay. I avoid...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By Carbster
Sure they can be had cheaper but not by much more...

Sure they can be had cheaper but not by much more in that condition. If its close by and runs well then pull the trigger. I own two and love these dead simple bikes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,643
Posted By Carbster
Eyes open in Western Md and NoVA. Im always on...

Eyes open in Western Md and NoVA. Im always on the prowl for spares fpr my DRs and will keep an eye out. I dont know if the DRs have a serial number on the engine that matches the vin, many do.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 30,238
Posted By Carbster
vfr1200 & as a 2up ride?

I am in need of a sporty 2 up ride. Im coming off eurotrash such as Triumph Trips like S3's, TBS and own a Ducati Sport classic and a Supermoto DR650/790; none of these bikes really fit two up...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,722
Posted By Carbster
Enjoying your trip!

My brother and I did a remote ride in Northern Laos with a proposed and failed border xing to reach Bien Dien Phu. The trip was epic! He lived in Bangkok for several years and recently moved to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 142,263
Posted By Carbster
Wow!

That's some cool stuff to be saddled with. I find material stress with metals and particularly concrete interesting. Even more so mother natures materials, consolidated and not, very perplexing and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 98,760
Views: 18,840,049
Posted By Carbster
Second the stich...

Combat touring lites and the regulars are excellent! I've worn them for years. Not a great off-road boot but good for everything etc hiking;) ok around town for short walks. I've walked a while in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 98,760
Views: 18,840,049
Posted By Carbster
It's a giant piece of pork!!! A pig in a hokie...

It's a giant piece of pork!!! A pig in a hokie greenie blanket

All a scam at our expense! Demand that your legislators kill this BS!!!
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 98,760
Views: 18,840,049
Posted By Carbster
I see none to benefit the consumer!!!!! It holds...

I see none to benefit the consumer!!!!! It holds water in gas, then seperates in carbs, it's a solvent and eats plastic and rubber O rings. The excessive water in the fuel corrodes fuel tanks and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-04-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 23,400
Posted By Carbster
In Roanoke for the weekend on my Triumph, looking for good roads or other riders

Staying in Rocky Mount tonight then packing up for parts unknown for Saturday and Sunday. Hoping to get some advice on nice twisty back roads. I'm riding my 2003 Thunderbird Sport. I'm a spirited...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 98,760
Views: 18,840,049
Posted By Carbster
Question Biggest carb?

What's the biggest carb you've seen mounted on a DR?

I have gone pretty big, 790, 4mm oversized valves, cam, mega port work and pipe/header. My fcr 39 can't feed it. I'm talking with someone more...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 98,760
Views: 18,840,049
Posted By Carbster
shakin' all over!

I am running SM wheels a RT suspension front and rear. the rear shock seems ok, set up by Procycle. I did the front and used the recommended springs of. 70kg/mm. Hey Zues, They are shaking the shit...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 98,760
Views: 18,840,049
Posted By Carbster
Thank you!I saw that signature and had to know...

Thank you!I saw that signature and had to know where it came from.
Very cool tune, I am always happy to find some fresh grass, well fresh to me.:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 98,760
Views: 18,840,049
Posted By Carbster
Web Cam is fantastic to deal with

For those considering replacement of their cam consider a regrind for ~2-250 bucks. The folks there are wonderful to deal with and have my business for life, they will be getting my Porsche cams and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 98,760
Views: 18,840,049
Posted By Carbster
Went to your site but missed these DDC valves....

Went to your site but missed these DDC valves. Please explain! :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 98,760
Views: 18,840,049
Posted By Carbster
Reminds me of primer grey! I do like it in person...

Reminds me of primer grey! I do like it in person though.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 98,760
Views: 18,840,049
Posted By Carbster
320 swappin' blues

I just bought two 320mm kits for 199/ each. I'll sell the extra bracket. I just need to set up this vapor pickup to the rotor bolts. Dyno this weekend and then dropping in the 790 kit! YeaYa!! ;)
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 69,806
Posted By Carbster
Im getting ready to install my 790 kit, pending...

Im getting ready to install my 790 kit, pending my piston coating and a quick dyno run and tune prior to the mod. Once a goodbaseline has been done, I will start the build.

Those fog lights look...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 24,257
Posted By Carbster
What fantastic mods. I too bought a few bits from...

What fantastic mods. I too bought a few bits from HDB and the stuff is tits! Very high quality. Next year Im going to sort out the igntion switch on my DR and buy the top clamp and gauge cluster as...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By Carbster
Make no mistake KTM is a superior engineered and...

Make no mistake KTM is a superior engineered and built bike, top shelf. If you need that much bike then go for it! If you can afford that much bike do it!!!

I love my DR, it responds well to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 98,760
Views: 18,840,049
Posted By Carbster
:rofl grab the nipple with a vice grip and...

:rofl grab the nipple with a vice grip and unscrew...:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 142,263
Posted By Carbster
Ordered the needle shown above. I just ordered a...

Ordered the needle shown above. I just ordered a 790 kit today, hoping to do a dyno pass before with this needle and then after the big jug install. Ive never done any extensive tune work past...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,672
Posted By Carbster
TBS owner

I own an 03 Sport in Orange. I love it, it took me a few years to find one in the right color. I found mine in 2005, test drove a Thruxton and a Bonnie, bought the Tbird and never looked back.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,858
Posted By Carbster
maybe rethink the bag

I spent over a week on a dirt bike in Laos with no support truck. I was on the dark side of the moon and quite remote. Whike I packed no camping gear I brought a smaller gym bag and an old alice...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By Carbster
Thanks for all the posts. I've been working for...

Thanks for all the posts. I've been working for 20 some hours straight so I can leave town of Friday am. We have no intention of riding the Gap on a weekend. Radar detector or not I'll try to keep...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-27-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By Carbster
I only saw one

I saw only one leo at deals last November, Of course its pretty much shut down at that time.

I saw a leo coming when I popped out of a right hander before the overlook maybe. He just waved and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By Carbster
Headed to Deals Gap on Friday, any LEO around?

I think we will get there on or about Sunday, Monday maybe. Might be taking my Speed Trip and will probably need a front tire. Any decent shops about that have Corsas on the shelf that someone...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9,357
Views: 538,814
Posted By Carbster
Hume area has some great riding. I guess its no...

Hume area has some great riding. I guess its no secret huh? I love the area. I may have to jump on the Va tag group.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-13-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11,469
Views: 710,714
Posted By Carbster
Loving the monkey tag, cool! I hope I can pickup...

Loving the monkey tag, cool! I hope I can pickup and drop a colorful tag next week. I'm going to try and find a wacky spot or two...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-13-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11,469
Views: 710,714
Posted By Carbster
Yeah I wondered this myself... I guess at that...

Yeah I wondered this myself... I guess at that elevation it has enough HEAD:rofl, kinda weird really.

Thanks to all who have input on posting with my geek phone. I'm going to try it out soon.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-12-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11,469
Views: 710,714
Posted By Carbster
Jax- Thanks for letting me slide! That...

Jax- Thanks for letting me slide!

That Globe is seen from several roads I think. I'm happy to provide clues if needed. I finally thawed out last night around midnight!:rofl

Clues above are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11,469
Views: 710,714
Posted By Carbster
Bonus pic... My picture skills suck. Seems like...

Bonus pic... My picture skills suck. Seems like very forum is a little different and being slightly retarded doesn't help either. I couldn't find this on the tag o rama map but someone tagged a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11,469
Views: 710,714
Posted By Carbster
The drop, yes it got late... but wait there's a...

The drop, yes it got late... but wait there's a bonus pic.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11,469
Views: 710,714
Posted By Carbster
Ok the pickup...

Ok the pickup...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11,469
Views: 710,714
Posted By Carbster
Photos coming off phone... boy it got cold when...

Photos coming off phone... boy it got cold when the sun went down!!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11,469
Views: 710,714
Posted By Carbster
Headed that way today

Hope to pick up this tag! first ADV tag for me, might double team it today:D

Unless I get BRUCED?? Stay home Bruce:evil It will be close by tomorrow...

Leaving H-town now
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