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Forum: Racing Today, 06:04 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,925
Posted By dentvet
Make sure you can get a window seat on the flight...

Make sure you can get a window seat on the flight over. Roll down the window so you can get used to the high altitude. (while sipping adult beverages:deal)

Or stow away in the jet's landing...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:43 PM
Replies: 28,051
Views: 3,419,741
Posted By dentvet
2 short cush spokes in the mail!

2 short cush spokes in the mail!
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28,051
Views: 3,419,741
Posted By dentvet
bst33 for sale, spam apologies

$160 shipped conus.

Taken off my 99 with 2500 miles. It was flooding out so I replaced it with a tm33.

Obviously needs a new needle valve so included is a rebuild kit...

Included:
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28,051
Views: 3,419,741
Posted By dentvet
Gentlemen/women: I have a wheel's worth of cushy...

Gentlemen/women: I have a wheel's worth of cushy spokes...

Send me your addresses:deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 793,741
Posted By dentvet
I'm pretty sure the stator puts out about 150...

I'm pretty sure the stator puts out about 150 watts.

I've run a homemade liner that draws about 60 to 70 watts and had no issues.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 28,051
Views: 3,419,741
Posted By dentvet
You can trim the throttle tube stop to get full...

You can trim the throttle tube stop to get full WOT from BST cables on a TM carb.

The second cable is a safety feature probably more important on a carb that might ingest grit. Some street...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,869
Posted By dentvet
Thanks for getting that organized. I can't make...

Thanks for getting that organized. I can't make the ride but I'll be with you all in spirit.

As an out-of -towner, I didn't get to know Don that well but he was really friendly and generous to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28,051
Views: 3,419,741
Posted By dentvet
I built a 19 for a KTM and used a generic...

I built a 19 for a KTM and used a generic yamaha/ktm 36 hole rear mx rim. I told buchanon what i was doing and they sent me some spokes. The spoke holes in the rim were angled wrong and I had to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28,051
Views: 3,419,741
Posted By dentvet
For a DR you don't even need a lathe. The shock...

For a DR you don't even need a lathe. The shock body is 40mm in diameter so I used the outer race of a 40mm bearing for my spacer... It was a wheel bearing I already had in my parts bin

...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 28,051
Views: 3,419,741
Posted By dentvet
Its external with respect to the shock seal. ...

Its external with respect to the shock seal.

The shock shaft needs to be prevented from extending out all the way.

You can put a spacer inside the body so the shaft stops on the spacer...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 28,051
Views: 3,419,741
Posted By dentvet
Pvc would probably be ok but anything metal would...

Pvc would probably be ok but anything metal would give you more peace of mind.

You can get a shock bumper from suspension shops or eBay. If you do an external spacer on your shock, the only...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,011
Posted By dentvet
Use the throttle stop screw on the fcr carb to...

Use the throttle stop screw on the fcr carb to limit your 525 output. Then find yourself a new bike and let your girlfriend borrow your 525.

If she agrees to marry you at some point, the bike...
Forum: Racing 11-10-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 645,811
Posted By dentvet
Re: driffys post: Does the official Dakar...

Re: driffys post:

Does the official Dakar prelude thread unf5url at the conclusion of the baja1000 race?

Myway is probably champing the bit and mischa needs to be pinged.....
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 28,051
Views: 3,419,741
Posted By dentvet
What shock did you find? Did it work?

What shock did you find? Did it work?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By dentvet
I'm thinking that highland park would be fun this...

I'm thinking that highland park would be fun this Sunday. I need to decide whether to bring a bike or rent. Hmmm

I prefer not to ride alone but I assume there will be other enthusiasts out on...
Forum: Vendors 11-07-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,121
Views: 550,192
Posted By dentvet
general knowledge inquiry

Seam cracks, ignore, fix or toss?

I replaced a really wobbly rim on my old exc bike. I didn't notice any cracks as I unlaced it. Some months later as I was sorting my junk pile, I saw that the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 243,608
Posted By dentvet
I like the overall proportions of the older...

I like the overall proportions of the older generation a little bit more. More photogenic:D

generic oval number plates wouldn't look all out of place on the side of that machine

In a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,927
Posted By dentvet
If we all called it a day, we'd all still live in...

If we all called it a day, we'd all still live in Mesopotamia:deal

I've ridden one and its a fine machine to snake through the trees.

The man that let everybody try his freeride in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 268,958
Posted By dentvet
19 inch front should drop the seat another half...

19 inch front should drop the seat another half inch
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By dentvet
Heading out next week if you need anything hauled...

Heading out next week if you need anything hauled around:deal
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-04-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 114,281
Posted By dentvet
Your bike is fantastic. Did you get a final...

Your bike is fantastic. Did you get a final weight?

I meant to chime in very early in the thread that you should make 5 copies of all the custom parts you fabricated. It was obvious from the...
Forum: Trials 11-03-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 223,538
Posted By dentvet
I want to buy a spark arrestor for my Beta rev3....

I want to buy a spark arrestor for my Beta rev3. Anybody have a spare? Thanks.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-01-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By dentvet
good i-deer

I agree there needs to be a central spot to go for this kind of stuff. I've never figured out the best place for it to be, though... Lets get it stickied, if possible, somewhere.

I'm going DC to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 28,051
Views: 3,419,741
Posted By dentvet
A screw always has threads, by definition:lol3 so...

A screw always has threads, by definition:lol3 so your carb is stripped out? That would explain why the screw was missing.

Your engine noise sounds like gear teeth. Since you also have no oil...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28,051
Views: 3,419,741
Posted By dentvet
I wanted to lower my 93 250 so i shortened my...

I wanted to lower my 93 250 so i shortened my shock 20mm. It dropped the seat about 1.5 inches.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25111543&postcount=6

6mm shorter would drop you less...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,077
Posted By dentvet
Skip the thumper if you definitely don't want to...

Skip the thumper if you definitely don't want to ride on the trails. An older vstrom is the same price as a dr650 and can do the scenic roads just as well.

Put a hitch on it and bring your pedal...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6,232
Views: 306,930
Posted By dentvet
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=101725...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1017250

Is Atlanta close enuf? :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By dentvet
Bike transport between DC and Atlanta

I'll be traveling to and fro mid November. Let me know if you need a bike transported either way along the route:deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,430
Views: 108,111
Posted By dentvet
it was a trials bike...:deal

it was a trials bike...:deal
Forum: Racing 10-14-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 645,811
Posted By dentvet
Hey troy, Water consumption by horses...

Hey troy,
Water consumption by horses transported for competitions is a big deal. If the critter gets all fussy about the taste of water while away from home, they risk gut impaction if they don't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-13-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By dentvet
i'm going to Atlanta for a conference next month....

i'm going to Atlanta for a conference next month. It looks like it might be worth it to bring a moto along... lots of listings here:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,099
Posted By dentvet
I offer my condolences to those grieving the loss...

I offer my condolences to those grieving the loss of this friendly and generous rider. Don was taken too soon.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 793,741
Posted By dentvet
Yes a thrown chain would do that but I would have...

Yes a thrown chain would do that but I would have thought it would have been leaking the whole time.

What happened as it stalled? Is the engine locked up? I think oil starvation kills the head...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 793,741
Posted By dentvet
Only faint hope. Looks like you sucked up a...

Only faint hope.

Looks like you sucked up a rock that broke the lip inward.

The external damage might be the least of your worries since your engine seized without oil.

The lip...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,430
Views: 108,111
Posted By dentvet
So I found a bike in Livingston that I think I...

So I found a bike in Livingston that I think I want. Does anybody have the time or inclination to act as my agent there?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 25,526
Posted By dentvet
Pretty sure I have a front tire for you...

Pretty sure I have a front tire for you...
Forum: Racing 09-20-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 18,300
Posted By dentvet
7 Ian Blythe #6 same inmate name:deal go...

7 Ian Blythe #6 same inmate name:deal

go man from Sedalia Colorado!
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By dentvet
I just lowered a 250 down to 34 inches by...

I just lowered a 250 down to 34 inches by shortening the shock length. Not terribly difficult or expensive if you are handy in the shop. The following steps will shorten the street shock about 20 mm....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 135,135
Posted By dentvet
marshall, pm sent...

marshall, pm sent...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 135,135
Posted By dentvet
I can ride tomorrow. if we are paying money,...

I can ride tomorrow. if we are paying money, lets pay for taskers gap instead of skyline drive:deal
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