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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 704,072
Posted By browneye
Nice fall colors Dynobob. Really pretty. We...

Nice fall colors Dynobob. Really pretty.

We get those on the eastern sierra slopes. Looks like I'm missing them this year.


The Oregon trail bomb is enviro-whackos. Extreme green weenies....
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21,468
Views: 3,844,877
Posted By browneye
engine mounting bolt behind shifter.

That's not a 'stud' it's a bolt. Put an allen wrench on the otherside if you want to remove the nut. There's also a tension collar inside the bolt for the frame tab to motor block clearance. It...
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21,468
Views: 3,844,877
Posted By browneye
It's likely not macho enough for your ego. An...

It's likely not macho enough for your ego. An awful lot of guys need some kind of compensator. :evil


We do quite a bit of this with the 3 dogs...
...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21,468
Views: 3,844,877
Posted By browneye
Was offroading the subaru crosstrek last weekend...

Was offroading the subaru crosstrek last weekend and picked up the small blade of a jack knife in a rear tire. Since it was at the very beginning of our 50 mile trek I didn't want the donut spare on...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 565,284
Posted By browneye
Most of the heavy dirtbikes, like 950/990/S10/GS...

Most of the heavy dirtbikes, like 950/990/S10/GS are going too fast to do anything about a rock that would pinch flat you unless you can steer around them. Ya ain't gonna be lofting enough to make...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 565,284
Posted By browneye
BMW boxers clunk like a mutha as well. :evil

BMW boxers clunk like a mutha as well. :evil
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,251
Views: 423,350
Posted By browneye
@andycap... How do we know those aren't 8-year...

@andycap...
How do we know those aren't 8-year old tires? :dunno
Just sayin...

I've run the piss out of the FB's with no issues like that, fully loaded, all the way to 100mph - tiger 800XC.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By browneye
:ear

:ear
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,277
Posted By browneye
Postcard perfect! :clap

Postcard perfect! :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-16-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,664
Posted By browneye
WTF...it looks like they missed one and had to...

WTF...it looks like they missed one and had to drill next to it. F'ing morons.


J/K
Good to see you on the mend. :clap
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 565,284
Posted By browneye
^^This. And they shift with a CLUNK instead...

^^This.

And they shift with a CLUNK instead of a SNICK. :deal
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 565,284
Posted By browneye
Uhmmm....cuz they sound like a potato? :dunno ...

Uhmmm....cuz they sound like a potato? :dunno





:hide
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 565,284
Posted By browneye
One of the husky owners recently did an engine...

One of the husky owners recently did an engine tear down at 50K miles. He figured it was time to look at a thumper with that kind of mileage. Mine is 3 years old and just 6K miles, so I'm not...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 565,284
Posted By browneye
This is probly a bad idea. The husqvarna forums...

This is probly a bad idea. The husqvarna forums are full of tips on how to ADD a cush hub to the TE630.

Seems on-road use puts too much strain on the gearbox internals without a cushion in the...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 635,461
Posted By browneye
Tire balancing

Yeah, half the tires these days don't have a dot of any kind.

When I mount and balance, I put one bead on and the tube, then throw the wheel on the balancer. That way the tire is easy to rotate...
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,781
Posted By browneye
Nope, no potato-potato... :rofl

Nope, no potato-potato... :rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 139,106
Posted By browneye
It used to be that you could get a key from the...

It used to be that you could get a key from the forest service and ride all the roads off Azusa Canyon, San Gabriels.That's probably long gone and everything is just locked up.

I've given up on...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,781
Posted By browneye
OMFG. Really? "My friends have all asked...

OMFG. Really?

"My friends have all asked me..."

News flash: motorcycles make all kinds of weird sounds. :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By browneye
Easy deal if you can get them to north OC. I...

Easy deal if you can get them to north OC.
I make and modify a lot of gear. More or less absconded with wifey's $3K Bernina. :evil
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,781
Posted By browneye
He's put off by the straight-gear whine. It is...

He's put off by the straight-gear whine. It is what it is. I thought it was odd the first time I heard it, but twist the throttle and it's soon forgotten. The triumph triples rock. If you like to...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,781
Posted By browneye
Congrats. You'll love it. Your concerns...

Congrats. You'll love it.

Your concerns will either go away after some time on it, or you can address them with aftermarket parts.

The motor is a gem, it's a free rev'r, and loves to sing. It...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,293
Posted By browneye
Chuchupate is an unknown gem. Really nice...

Chuchupate is an unknown gem. Really nice mid-summer when it's 95 at Hungry Valley cuz it's 80 up there. Camping is free and you can ride green-stickie up the mountain out of camp. Just watch out for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,293
Posted By browneye
If you have access to a 11x17 printer you could...

If you have access to a 11x17 printer you could capture what you need out of this one:
http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_MEDIA/stelprdb5300274.jpg

Sorry, this is gonna blow out the thread but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,293
Posted By browneye
I'm fairly certain this map covers those trails....

I'm fairly certain this map covers those trails. I have a pretty old one and it is Mt. Pinos. Worth having anyway:
http://www.amazon.com/Map-Padres-National-Forest-Pinos/dp/B005N39KBY

I would...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,293
Posted By browneye
You definitely need a better map if you're gonna...

You definitely need a better map if you're gonna ride the trails up there. Get the USFS Los Padres map, will show a LOT more detail.

If the gates are open go ride the trails. I've ridden to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 139,106
Posted By browneye
Change of plans here....gonna take the RV out to...

Change of plans here....gonna take the RV out to Soggy Dry Lake 'till Monday and do some riding from there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 139,106
Posted By browneye
:ear for Sunday or Monday...either bike.

:ear for Sunday or Monday...either bike.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By browneye
:spam I came to WEST to read about your...

:spam

I came to WEST to read about your product. :1drink
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,375
Posted By browneye
I had a "Morini" when I was a little kid...it was...

I had a "Morini" when I was a little kid...it was a 2-stroke Italian version of the Honda Mini-trail 50. Lots of blue smoke. :clap

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,664
Posted By browneye
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Your...

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Your upbeat attitude is inspiring - through thick and thin you guys are survivors. :clap

That's a neat thing getting the new truck, and really great news of...
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,375
Posted By browneye
Blah blah blah....aprillia this, big that,...

Blah blah blah....aprillia this, big that, triumph wha??? All unobtanium. :arg
Foggedaboudit.

I'm with Gary though, in that twin or single is okay, but must be comfy at 75-80 on the hiway and...
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4,315
Views: 558,837
Posted By browneye
Oil filters again...

This came from the tiger800 forum:


These Oil Filters
have 20 x 1.5mm threads,
14 psi by-pass valve,
anti-drain back valve,
2.3" O.D. gasket
2.5" to 3.5" long.
If you have the room, I...
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 38,289
Posted By browneye
PM sent...info and pricing please. :clap

PM sent...info and pricing please. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 704,072
Posted By browneye
Congrats. It's a great bike. And I'm still...

Congrats. It's a great bike.

And I'm still using my stock kickstand...over 6K miles. Granted, it's a bit of a pita. :D
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,375
Posted By browneye
Reminds me of the quip, "If you're gonna...

Reminds me of the quip, "If you're gonna eavesdrop pay attention." :lol3
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,315
Views: 558,837
Posted By browneye
WIX...and others

Same.
Someone posted a part number chart with all the various filters that fit. There were a BUNCH of them, it's about as common as one could get. Can't find it right now. Maybe I have it at the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4,207
Views: 704,072
Posted By browneye
Also posted on cafehusky...

Just FYI...
OEM Air filter element, TwinAir part 155506 is the same for TE/SM610 and 630 also fits TC/TE/SM 400/570 from 2001 up.

$28.95 shipped no tax:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-06-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,277
Posted By browneye
Maybe next time... :freaky

Maybe next time...

:freaky
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,375
Posted By browneye
New Ducati Scrambler

It would be the enduro version for me...
My dealer is taking deposits for spring delivery. I almost stopped in there Saturday but thought it might be too hard to resist. OUCH! :lol3

...
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,315
Views: 558,837
Posted By browneye
$28 shipped, here:...

$28 shipped, here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000GS1OIS/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

They also have the wix oil filter here for $10.35: ...
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