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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Awesome... Bummer couldn't make it! Sent...

Awesome... Bummer couldn't make it!

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Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,008,899
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I burned up a set of 603/604 stupid quick (500...

I burned up a set of 603/604 stupid quick (500 miles?) And these are supposedly longer wearing than the 404. Curious on feedback on that. This is my '10 450 with a 518 kit and pretty easy on the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
This is incorrect. 08-11 ktms 450+ for example...

This is incorrect. 08-11 ktms 450+ for example have separate trans and engine oil, Honda etc.

A good oil is a 15w-50 rotella diesel oil synthetic that can be ordered via Walmart. 5w40 also works...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Chalk creek is a mostly rock road with some dirt...

Chalk creek is a mostly rock road with some dirt intermized and a couple of small river crossings that are very mild.. You'll be fine. A GS would be fine even with poor tires possibly even during...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I completely disagree, but you are certainly...

I completely disagree, but you are certainly welcome to your opinion.

This is the same as someone financing a new bike at the dealership which for 90% of people is probably how they are buying new...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Insure/finance a 950SE?

Hi guys,

Due to blue book from NADA most of the banks I've run into are saying that SEs are worth something like $4500...

How are you guys insuring and/or financing SEs?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Lol awesome... Down with sloppy seconds...

Lol awesome...

Down with sloppy seconds from Ryman... :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Super incredible out in the west desert. It's...

Super incredible out in the west desert. It's awesome with cloud cover and temps in the mid-low 80s and beautiful dusk. Photos not doing it justice......
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Following up on Kev's post, we were both able to...

Following up on Kev's post, we were both able to peace out from work slightly early on Weds.. We were both ecstatic because it was the first time we were on dirt in a couple months for both of us......
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
May join you if I can! You'll be on the big bike?

May join you if I can! You'll be on the big bike?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I think 220 is fine off the top of my head... I...

I think 220 is fine off the top of my head... I think at 240 to 250 is when it gets bad. Also I seem to remember that one has a reservoir bottle for the coolant, but it's designed to have a little...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,111
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Pardon the intermittent posts. I hope to get...

Pardon the intermittent posts. I hope to get some sort of automated system in place so that posts can be automatic moving forward...

There has been a lot of rain. Here is the message from the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
This guy here.. ...

This guy here..

http://andreshoumatoff.smugmug.com/Movies/800-Miles-Around-the-Swell/i-9gwvbW6/0/L/197-L.jpg

Had a complete blast with Kev-o in the west desert yesterday through dusk... About...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
slickhorn... awesome!

slickhorn... awesome!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
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
Replies: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
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
Replies: 190
Views: 21,504
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
awesome phil...

awesome phil...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,111
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
Replies: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
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: 153
Views: 17,111
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: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
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: 153
Views: 17,111
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: 153
Views: 17,111
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
Replies: 14,696
Views: 2,159,552
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
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,008,899
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: 6,570
Views: 1,008,899
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
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,008,899
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: 153
Views: 17,111
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
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,008,899
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: 6,570
Views: 1,008,899
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: 6,570
Views: 1,008,899
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: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
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: 6,570
Views: 1,008,899
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
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,008,899
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
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,008,899
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: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
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
Replies: 22,086
Views: 1,978,227
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
wow......!

wow......!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,111
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: 6,570
Views: 1,008,899
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: 381,001
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...
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