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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,031
Posted By ChromeSux
I can't explain why. All i know is, when i was...

I can't explain why. All i know is, when i was without one for a year, i regretted it for the entire 12 months. I have a 1989 BMW R100GS. Hardly gets ridden, KLR gets the love. I rode a KLR to Moab...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
I did the same for my 03 DRZ. Over in the garage...

I did the same for my 03 DRZ. Over in the garage section there is a battery thread, some negative comments and reviews about those type batteries. My experience has been good.

I put the Ballistic...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,100
Posted By ChromeSux
:ken I finally realized that i am over 50....

:ken

I finally realized that i am over 50. So i have became very reluctant to give anything hell.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
Seats should fit the model range. For instance,...

Seats should fit the model range. For instance, Sargent website shows seat fitting S/SM/E models 2000+

I will say that, my Sargent seats do differ in the ease that they go onto my 2001 vs 2003....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,100
Posted By ChromeSux
Come hang out with the locals in Tellico plains....

Come hang out with the locals in Tellico plains. You will hear banjos for sure. :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,103
Posted By ChromeSux
I too have interest in knowing more about this....

I too have interest in knowing more about this. Over the past year i had a chance to ride the ones below on single track and woods. i am still in question as to which KTM would work for me. There is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-25-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,100
Posted By ChromeSux
I am going again. I will lead some rides again...

I am going again. I will lead some rides again this year, and try not to break my bones this time. :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
Yes, it is indeed a different OEM spring. The...

Yes, it is indeed a different OEM spring. The length is different (longer on the 00-01). If you use aftermarket then you can use the same spring on both bikes and cut a spacer for the difference....
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By ChromeSux
I had a Sherpa, liked it too. It's not fast and...

I had a Sherpa, liked it too. It's not fast and the suspension is not for riding like it's a full on dirt bike. If you want to ride a little slower and still tackle some pretty tough stuff, it will...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,044
Posted By ChromeSux
Wow, that bike is beyond cool, and that shop is...

Wow, that bike is beyond cool, and that shop is right up there with the bike.
Maybe you were joking, but be careful with the "just put a tag from another bike on it" laws vary from state to state....
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By ChromeSux
When you end up getting the block thing figured...

When you end up getting the block thing figured out, and start using your tire changer. Don't do the below.:D

Buddy comes over to help/ hang out while you are changing tires. Shooting the bull,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,027
Posted By ChromeSux
Have you been working on the cooling system...

Have you been working on the cooling system lately? Once upon a time, I knew a guy who hooked up the hoses backwards and had the same problem.:D
But that was on a KLR250.
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
Any pics? $2400 would be OK if clean, taken care...

Any pics? $2400 would be OK if clean, taken care of, good tires. My opinion :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By ChromeSux
I have noticed that when my chain is not properly...

I have noticed that when my chain is not properly adjusted i get vibrations. I also notice chain slap when under a load, don't remember feeling it in the bars though. When the chain is adjusted...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 36,110
Views: 9,386,222
Posted By ChromeSux
Was up there today. I came home and my neighbor...

Was up there today. I came home and my neighbor who is a TN HWY patrol officer/ inmate here too was sitting in his cruiser getting ready to go to work. Call came over the radio, car to bike crash on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
Heck if i know, my situation was much like weird...

Heck if i know, my situation was much like weird bug. I bought a used bike, rode it a week and all of a sudden.
I put the manual petcock on and went about my business. I know my float valve was good...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
Like i said the guts of the petcock ruptured....

Like i said the guts of the petcock ruptured. Looked like the material had rotted.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
if i still had the parts i would gladly mail them...

if i still had the parts i would gladly mail them to you just to prove you wrong. The guts ruptured.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
Wrong you are. My DR650 leaked down the vacuum...

Wrong you are. My DR650 leaked down the vacuum line.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
My Dr650 did that once, it was hydro locking. The...

My Dr650 did that once, it was hydro locking. The vacuum operated fuel petcock was leaking fuel into the cylinder.
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By ChromeSux
Possible fuel tank vent plugged. Most often the...

Possible fuel tank vent plugged. Most often the bike will quit and after a moment or 2 restart and go for a while, quit again.
google search KLR fuel tank vent fix, easy to fix, if that is the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,665
Posted By ChromeSux
Don't hesitate going orange if you can afford it....

Don't hesitate going orange if you can afford it. I love my KLR, rode it today and had fun, but. I have sipped the orange kool aide, it tastes gooooood.

I have the Ricor intiminators in the front...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By ChromeSux
I was on a ride with another inmate who had a...

I was on a ride with another inmate who had a Scotts on his DRZ-E i was on my DRZ-S. We were on single track that day, he ask if i wanted to ride his bike, so i did. Jumping straight off my bike that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
Not bad, i have ran those on DR650. They do ok...

Not bad, i have ran those on DR650. They do ok off and on road. For sure worth trying to see if you like them.
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
Yes, the tire works so good off road, I never...

Yes, the tire works so good off road, I never noticed. I am geared 15/46
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
Wired bug started he wanted a tire that was not...

Wired bug started he wanted a tire that was not so street oriented, stated that if he wants to ride road that "he would just ride his R1200r"

He was discussing TKC80 trail wings etc.
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
XCMH or XCMS work great on a DRZ for me. Search...

XCMH or XCMS work great on a DRZ for me. Search this thread and see, great reviews. The opinions here are why I tried them.
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
Buy a used Sargent seat, send it to Sargent and...

Buy a used Sargent seat, send it to Sargent and have it cut down. Sargent can cut about 1 1/2 inch off and it is still comfy.

They charged me $90.00 well worth it. I am 6' 3" and i did not have to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
I have had the DR650 and now a DRZ. With the DR i...

I have had the DR650 and now a DRZ. With the DR i ran the stock rear sprocket and 14t front, so i could get on more tight stuff, nothing real nasty. I would tackle single track if it was not real...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-16-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,641
Posted By ChromeSux
Good to see you and the Mrs. today. Hope her...

Good to see you and the Mrs. today. Hope her heated gear worked out, seems like heated gear will be needed if you ride any the rest of this winter here in E.TN. :D

Phil
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
I think he was asking if the 2009 was "post...

I think he was asking if the 2009 was "post suspension update", suspension changed for the S in 2002. Some folks don't know what year it was but do know there was a change.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,298
Posted By ChromeSux
Nothing wrong with getting a DRZ for now, i have...

Nothing wrong with getting a DRZ for now, i have 2 of them.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,298
Posted By ChromeSux
KTM if you can swing it. Pure nirvana on 2 wheels.

KTM if you can swing it. Pure nirvana on 2 wheels.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
Last few pages have had a few questions regarding...

Last few pages have had a few questions regarding XCMH (mid hard compound) vs XCMS (mid soft compound). A while back I remembered reading this link below.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,643
Posted By ChromeSux
Decrease in natural predators is just one aspect...

Decrease in natural predators is just one aspect of the problem. Back in the old days, people hunted for food, not so much these days. Also, think i read that the deer population is a big as when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,990
Posted By ChromeSux
Broke my left collarbone 2 times this year, 2...

Broke my left collarbone 2 times this year, 2 operations to get plate and screws put in. Still going to ride dirt, just slow my ass down and choose my riding friends that like the same type riding as...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25,887
Views: 4,630,110
Posted By ChromeSux
Couple of weeks ago, I sent my seat back to...

Couple of weeks ago, I sent my seat back to Sargent to be cut down. Got it back today, they cut the foam down a little over 1 inch. I think this is going to be better, seems like i am sitting down in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 36,110
Views: 9,386,222
Posted By ChromeSux
Here slip chip. Home made exhaust and windscreen...

Here slip chip. Home made exhaust and windscreen etc. etc. I think he has ordered a TKC80 for the rear, that is the next experiment.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 36,110
Views: 9,386,222
Posted By ChromeSux
Larry and the experimental Buell. The tire set up...

Larry and the experimental Buell. The tire set up on there now looks cool.
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