ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.07 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: The Letter J
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-22-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By The Letter J
Very cool! Now that you're back up and running, I...

Very cool! Now that you're back up and running, I have to ask... how did you lose the spacer in the first place?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-21-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By The Letter J
This is from the Rally Factory Replica 690 wheel...

This is from the Rally Factory Replica 690 wheel spacer (interchangeable with 690R/690E but has an inner "lip" that locks it into the seal)

O.D. of flange: 1.563"/ 39.7mm

width of flange:...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By The Letter J
I'll just add my response here too:

I'll just add my response here too:
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-21-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By The Letter J
I left the dimensions of mine over on KTMtalk,...

I left the dimensions of mine over on KTMtalk, but in case they look here first:
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By The Letter J
I killed mine at around 5k. It was working fine...

I killed mine at around 5k. It was working fine and then in a 0.7 mile climb up a lightly snow covered hill, the mud beneath it packed up around my wheels so bad that it stalled my bike even going...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 90,523
Posted By The Letter J
t50

t50
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9,900
Views: 2,068,741
Posted By The Letter J
2mm more trail. Same effect as switching to...

2mm more trail. Same effect as switching to triple clamps with 2mm less offset. More stable front end.
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By The Letter J
That's not a PR7... The SWM 650 is virtually a...

That's not a PR7... The SWM 650 is virtually a carbon copy of the Husqvarna TE630.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-15-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By The Letter J
More specific location? PM sent.

More specific location? PM sent.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By The Letter J
My "world's fastest trash can" doesn't have any...

My "world's fastest trash can" doesn't have any more room for contingency stickers, so I've got a gallon sized ziplock bag full headed your way!

black805: Is that you Emilio?
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23,300
Views: 2,951,228
Posted By The Letter J
I rebuilt my water pump yesterday. Total cost...

I rebuilt my water pump yesterday. Total cost using OEM parts was just over $20. Bike has a little over 16k miles of beating the shit out of it. Adjusted 1 valve by one shim size at 5 or 6k miles....
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,423
Posted By The Letter J
Early 2000's 4T? Pass. The WR426/WR450 of...

Early 2000's 4T? Pass.

The WR426/WR450 of that era were tanks, the YZF equivalent wasn't really any better until '05-'06 and you were stuck with the CR tranny. The CRF450R of that era was not...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 847,198
Posted By The Letter J
Use the "IMG" link instead of the "Direct" link: ...

Use the "IMG" link instead of the "Direct" link:

http://i634.photobucket.com/albums/uu69/Mr_BrownKBJ/7360dfde-f847-4273-a149-67241f68f104.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23,300
Views: 2,951,228
Posted By The Letter J
My $.02: I wasn't so much concerned with damaging...

My $.02: I wasn't so much concerned with damaging the master cylinder itself as I was with breaking off the backside of the cast aluminum footpeg bracket that it is bolted to. Like I pointed out in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23,300
Views: 2,951,228
Posted By The Letter J
+1 on the "built in" rear master cylinder guard....

+1 on the "built in" rear master cylinder guard. I don't see much benefit in the add on ones like the moto-minded or touratech pieces as they still allow all of the force from dropping onto a rock to...
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,638
Posted By The Letter J
Dude! That's perfect! I've been putting a strap...

Dude! That's perfect! I've been putting a strap from the lower lug (with the hook on the REB adjuster of my CC forks) to the bars to cinch things down far enough to fit in my '09 KTM in the back of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-08-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,202
Posted By The Letter J
I rode the Rubicon a few years ago on my 690,...

I rode the Rubicon a few years ago on my 690, it's tough, but not nearly as bad as most people make it out to be.

Here's my thread on the subject:...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23,300
Views: 2,951,228
Posted By The Letter J
Plenty of people have had the same problem, I...

Plenty of people have had the same problem, I know mine failed in the same way on several occasions. Unfortunately the OEM unit appears to be the only option, and even if you replace it with a brand...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By The Letter J
change the pilot to a #20 and put the needle clip...

change the pilot to a #20 and put the needle clip in the #3 (bottom) groove, our ttr starts without choke at sea level now and accelerates smoother.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By The Letter J
Maybe it's just me, but anytime I've needed to...

Maybe it's just me, but anytime I've needed to replace ANY valve, I've always replaced ALL of the valves. At about $40 each, they aren't very expensive (compared to titanium valves or some of the...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By The Letter J
Another possible option for you?

Your HID X2 is 70w, the TT Extreme is 100w, and the BD is 42w so if power draw is your #1 concern, and those are the only options that you are considering, BD is your answer. None of them are DOT,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 1,773,668
Posted By The Letter J
What forks are those rocky burns?

What forks are those rocky burns?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By The Letter J
I'm 99.9% sure that the front hubs are the same...

I'm 99.9% sure that the front hubs are the same so I don't see why it wouldn't work. I know for a fact that the rear wheel/ rotor is interchangeable from 690E/R to 690RFR as I use a RFR setup on my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 23,300
Views: 2,951,228
Posted By The Letter J
just jeff: I know exactly what you are talking...

just jeff: I know exactly what you are talking about. When I first bought my 690 in '09 I was somewhat disappointed that it didn't pull off idle like an XR600. I thought that maybe it needed more...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23,300
Views: 2,951,228
Posted By The Letter J
My recent oil analysis showed coolant...

My recent oil analysis showed coolant contamination. Bike runs strong as ever and coolant level doesn't drop at a noticeable rate so I'm ASSuming it's the water pump seals weeping and not the head...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 828,842
Posted By The Letter J
Thanks for that! I've looked through the parts...

Thanks for that! I've looked through the parts diagram a gazillion times and did not find that key anywhere, though coincidentally the woodruff key for the counterbalancer shaft (not the crank like I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23,300
Views: 2,951,228
Posted By The Letter J
If you are bored, there's no harm in checking the...

If you are bored, there's no harm in checking the valves. Only takes about 20 minutes start to finish to just check, obviously it would take longer if they need adjustment. I just check every other...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,923
Posted By The Letter J
The available space just isn't big enough for the...

The available space just isn't big enough for the factory fan at ~6". As it is the 4" fan I added is at the bottom of the radiator AND just about touching the right/upper coolant hose. Even if there...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 1,773,668
Posted By The Letter J
I had one of my best rides to date yesterday. Not...

I had one of my best rides to date yesterday. Not the longest. Not the hardest (definitely not the easiest!) Everything just came together and the bike worked flawlessly. I've had this thing for 6...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,923
Posted By The Letter J
I'd like to update how the second fan has been...

I'd like to update how the second fan has been working out. I've been switching it on when sitting in traffic which helps enough that the primary fan will actually cycle off which it never use to.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 828,842
Posted By The Letter J
BEST RIDE EVER, until...

My buddy and I had one of our best rides to date yesterday. Dozer on the 630 and myself on the 690. We made record time through one of our favorite local trails which is UNDER rated at black diamond....
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 847,198
Posted By The Letter J
The Tech-Spec turned out pretty nice too. :freaky

The Tech-Spec turned out pretty nice too. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23,300
Views: 2,951,228
Posted By The Letter J
690 and 300 works better for me, different...

690 and 300 works better for me, different strokes for different folks!
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 47,287
Posted By The Letter J
...and after all these years, that is STILL the...

...and after all these years, that is STILL the bike I want. I remember one selling for $15-$20k a few years ago and thought that was crazy... looking back, I should have just taken the plunge.
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23,300
Views: 2,951,228
Posted By The Letter J
I love this place. :lol3

I love this place. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,547
Posted By The Letter J
Another option is to switch the top triple clamp...

Another option is to switch the top triple clamp out for one of these: http://www.rswracing.com/kx85.htm The 3" tall bar mount in the furthest forward (of 6) positions along with Renthal's "CRF150R...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-10-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By The Letter J
I'm just South of you and ride up your way often....

I'm just South of you and ride up your way often. Your DR is a great bike for our local dual sport routes! Send me a message when you're ready to get out for a ride and we can put something together.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,361
Posted By The Letter J
It was good meeting all of you. Admittedly I...

It was good meeting all of you. Admittedly I don't do what most here would call "Adventure riding" but this was close enough for this dual sporter! We were definitely the odd ones out in that group!...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,361
Posted By The Letter J
I've said it before, and I'll say it again: my...

I've said it before, and I'll say it again: my reading comprehension sucks!

Apparently the place is already packed with travel trailers/toy haulers according to my buddy that just passed through.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,361
Posted By The Letter J
What time were you guys (and gals) planning on...

What time were you guys (and gals) planning on being out there?
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 04:33 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015