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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19,138
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Posted By redfishguide
Mine is definitely an oem accessory seat and it...

Mine is definitely an oem accessory seat and it is not embossed either.

Jack
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-06-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19,138
Views: 7,863,479
Posted By redfishguide
Sure looks like KTM's accessory seat. I have an...

Sure looks like KTM's accessory seat. I have an 05.5 S model and the stock seat is orange and like a board. I tried the accessory seat and found it about the same as stock as far as comfort goes. ...
Forum: Hacks 12-06-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 36,886
Posted By redfishguide
Been following this fantastic build from the...

Been following this fantastic build from the beginning. Simply amazing compared to mine :clap:clap:clap

I do have a question since I am considering a LL build. What type and size tubing did you...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 340,458
Posted By redfishguide
If your looking for a reasonably priced 60 st 40...

If your looking for a reasonably priced 60 st 40 dirt tire that's tubeless as well take a look at the Duro HF 904 in 16 inch. I plan on trying these on my hack rig so can't speak from first hand...
Forum: Hacks 11-26-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 79,759
Posted By redfishguide
Thank's much. Jack QUOTE ...

Thank's much.

Jack



QUOTE

G'day Jack.
Forum: Hacks 11-25-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 79,759
Posted By redfishguide
Question Would appreciate some info on your bend process. ...

Would appreciate some info on your bend process. Did you do it with a bottle jack or an actual press.

Bending steel tubing is my nemesis. Can't afford a real bender and have limited some...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 167,933
Posted By redfishguide
Just curious is there a reason not to use an air...

Just curious is there a reason not to use an air wrench? Pretty sure it would come off pretty easily maybe even in neutral so as not to stress the trans.

Thanks,
Jack


QUOTE
I put...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 340,458
Posted By redfishguide
Can't quite visualize how adapters could work. ...

Can't quite visualize how adapters could work. Going the other way thick to thinner maybe. Hope I'm wrong.

I'm tall 6'2" and find most stock set ups are too low for stand up riding. By...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-21-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 340,458
Posted By redfishguide
I put fat bars on a project XS. They tapered at...

I put fat bars on a project XS. They tapered at the ends so all the stock controls should fit. Mounting them is another story. I found a set of risers that bolt in to the stock bar mount location...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-27-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,363
Posted By redfishguide
Take a look at the Duro HF 904. Haven't tried...

Take a look at the Duro HF 904. Haven't tried one yet but will be buying in the near future. Heard decent reports.

Jack
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,493
Posted By redfishguide
Thanks Clancy for taking the time and making the...

Thanks Clancy for taking the time and making the effort to put this report together. Great read from this side of the world about a great country. Would love to do something like that some day. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 340,458
Posted By redfishguide
Good stuff Baza! :clap:freaky:clap

Good stuff Baza! :clap:freaky:clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 102,194
Views: 19,980,236
Posted By redfishguide
Thanks will definitely give it a try and maybe...

Thanks will definitely give it a try and maybe pray a little :evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 102,194
Views: 19,980,236
Posted By redfishguide
Starter Help Please

Hello all,

Looking for a little help with a starter issue on my 03 DR 650 with 23,000 miles on the clock.

On a little ride close to home I stopped for a second then went to restart and click...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 340,458
Posted By redfishguide
Enjoy and may the XS gods shine upon you. I wish...

Enjoy and may the XS gods shine upon you. I wish we had some similar rallies round here so I guess I'll just have to make up my own.

Jack
Forum: Hacks 09-10-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,755
Posted By redfishguide
Thanks all for the kind words :thumb I'm over a...

Thanks all for the kind words :thumb I'm over a year into this project but extremely happy with the results thus far. I can tell this may never get totally finished as I will always find little...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 340,458
Posted By redfishguide
Michael is the man for sure. Been talking with...

Michael is the man for sure. Been talking with him for a long time now! :clap www.650central.com (http://www.650central.com)
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 340,458
Posted By redfishguide
Keep in mind I added a plate to a later model...

Keep in mind I added a plate to a later model clutch. I forget the actual year but yamaha switched from 7 to 6 plates so the change is pretty easy. Don't quote me on the number I think its 7 to 6...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 340,458
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Baza, I think your right and will stick...

Hey Baza,

I think your right and will stick with the 36 tooth sprocket at least for now.

My clutch is good. I added an extra plate, heavy springs and a one piece rod. Not slipping it much at...
Forum: Hacks 09-07-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,755
Posted By redfishguide
Okay so I have been a slacker lately. But do have...

Okay so I have been a slacker lately. But do have a couple of good excuses. :norton

Any how finally have my table finished and am quite happy with it. Works a charm. So a few photos are in order....
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 340,458
Posted By redfishguide
Thanks Baza, My motor handles the car really...

Thanks Baza, My motor handles the car really well. Great off the line with great acceleration. However once you get to 60 mph or so its like hitting a wall then tops out rapidly at 70 mph and...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 340,458
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Baza, Just curious how you liked the...

Hey Baza,

Just curious how you liked the 38 tooth rear sprocket? Had one on my hack and dropped down to a 36. Lost a lot on top and was pretty dang buzzy. I'm considering dropping back to...
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,755
Posted By redfishguide
Box is pretty much complete and mounted on the...

Box is pretty much complete and mounted on the frame. Looks like it will do the job. Still working on supports so the lid can do double duty as a table.

Plan on mounting a second battery,...
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,755
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Ray, Glad to see your still hanging in...

Hey Ray,

Glad to see your still hanging in there :clap My hip is getting better every day so the pace should start picking up soon. :deal

Jack
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6,706
Views: 2,512,411
Posted By redfishguide
Bummer!! Hopefully it will not be as major as I...

Bummer!! Hopefully it will not be as major as I am sure you are thinking.
Forum: Hacks 07-29-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,755
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Cleatus, I definitely know what you...

Hey Cleatus,

I definitely know what you mean. Btw I got a lot of inspiration from your build. LL front end has been rolling around in my addled brain for some time.

Plan is to finish the rig...
Forum: Hacks 07-29-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,755
Posted By redfishguide
Thanks Cleatus good to know someone is following....

Thanks Cleatus good to know someone is following. This whole project has been a labor of love with large number of firsts for me.

Thanks,
Jack
Forum: Hacks 07-28-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,755
Posted By redfishguide
Sorry for the delay in updates but it seems life...

Sorry for the delay in updates but it seems life has a way of butting in. In my case it was a big piece of metal recently added to my right upper leg. Actually I now have a brand spanking new hip.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 1,387,316
Posted By redfishguide
Simply gorgeous!!! And for me it was the one...

Simply gorgeous!!! And for me it was the one that got away 40 years ago.
Thanks for posting. :clap:clap





[QUOTE=GSMark;24676924]I drew this a month ago:
...
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,755
Posted By redfishguide
Thanks Claude. This project would not have got...

Thanks Claude. This project would not have got off the ground without your kind support. Fred has also been a big help.

You know the offer I made you so come visit any time.

There is a...
Forum: Hacks 07-06-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,755
Posted By redfishguide
Buck was quite nervous at first. He loved the...

Buck was quite nervous at first. He loved the hack but was wary of the motorcycle's engine noise. I still warm up the bike first, shut the motor off and then let him load up. Restart the motor and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 340,458
Posted By redfishguide
Sounds like a good price. Values have gone up...

Sounds like a good price. Values have gone up quite a bit over the last couple of years. You didn't state year and model. Standards and very early models seem to command the highest prices but all...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 340,458
Posted By redfishguide
Hey Bazza, First let me express my gratitude...

Hey Bazza,

First let me express my gratitude for keeping this thread alive.

My experience with products from MikesXS has not been favourable with anything made of rubber. I would be very...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-01-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19,138
Views: 7,863,479
Posted By redfishguide
I think Sugarloaf might be in North Carolina. I'm...

I think Sugarloaf might be in North Carolina. I'm right on the south east coast of South Carolina. No mountains here!

Would love to have a shot at some of your multi day out back rides.

Again...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19,138
Views: 7,863,479
Posted By redfishguide
Nice! Real nice! :clap Thanks for posting.

Nice! Real nice! :clap Thanks for posting.
Forum: Hacks 06-26-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,755
Posted By redfishguide
One more side and we have a rectangle. ...

One more side and we have a rectangle.


http://i1356.photobucket.com/albums/q732/redfishguide/Side%20Car%20Build/Sidecar%20build%203/IMG_3313_zps1e768783.jpg

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Forum: Hacks 06-26-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,755
Posted By redfishguide
Time to fire up the old TIG and get this thing...

Time to fire up the old TIG and get this thing finished. Well maybe.

Seems to me by adding a rear storage box I might have just build a complete body from the start. I knew that damn nose piece...
Forum: Hacks 06-23-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,814
Posted By redfishguide
I checked this with Odyssee. While it will not...

I checked this with Odyssee. While it will not need to vent under normal conditions if over charged it will "off gas" and that could be a problem. Short version I would vent. I am using two...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 167,933
Posted By redfishguide
Me too! :hide Thanks for a great thread.

Me too! :hide Thanks for a great thread.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-17-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 340,458
Posted By redfishguide
My XS 650 hack build is here if any one is...

My XS 650 hack build is here if any one is interested.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=980501
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