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Forum: Vendors 02-27-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 198,607
Posted By DougZ73
But note that the mirror holder is still in one...

But note that the mirror holder is still in one piece. The glass broke, which is replaceable and the RAM arm broke, but not Ned's actual molded part. Fuggin A, I still say this is one great design.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-27-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 1,052,410
Posted By DougZ73
I think in life.....now this is my personal...

I think in life.....now this is my personal view.....but if you impact someone's life, it is meaningful. I, like many, have my expenses and income sadly, at about the same level. I always tell people...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-27-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7,226
Views: 451,512
Posted By DougZ73
Never very good at either, but I have skied and...

Never very good at either, but I have skied and snow boarded in years past, and while it was fun( only easy coast mountains), for me personally, there is no greater rush that blasting down the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 306,736
Posted By DougZ73
Brain bucket, KTM, and a NY plate...something not...

Brain bucket, KTM, and a NY plate...something not right there. :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14,715
Views: 812,493
Posted By DougZ73
Maybe if I was on a 690, I could be that fast....

Maybe if I was on a 690, I could be that fast. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14,715
Views: 812,493
Posted By DougZ73
That looks very similar to my local ST..less...

That looks very similar to my local ST..less whooped out...but I am no where near that fast. They were moving through there.
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14,715
Views: 812,493
Posted By DougZ73
I went to find one..and realized Teknic went out...

I went to find one..and realized Teknic went out of business a few tears ago. :(

LOL
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14,715
Views: 812,493
Posted By DougZ73
You guy on front bike or second bike?? If...

You guy on front bike or second bike??

If first bike, I like that Teknic riding coat. I have had a couple Teknic leathers(road racing) and some overpants from them.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 1,052,410
Posted By DougZ73
Yeah, we always come across one like him at least...

Yeah, we always come across one like him at least once in our live. Good luck.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 1,052,410
Posted By DougZ73
Wow..that sucks. Sorry to hear that news Kam. ...

Wow..that sucks. Sorry to hear that news Kam.

How do they expect you to get to work now??
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 47,746
Views: 9,775,929
Posted By DougZ73
Another for the RAM mount and Double Take mirror....

Another for the RAM mount and Double Take mirror. I switch it back and forth between the WRR and 300 EXC. :thumb
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-19-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 1,052,410
Posted By DougZ73
Yeah, good luck bud. :clap

Yeah, good luck bud. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 306,736
Posted By DougZ73
Floats get stuck in winter sometimes....not...

Floats get stuck in winter sometimes....not actually the floats themselves...but the little needle/o-ring that opens and closes the fuel flow.

Last time I started mine up..40F day.....had a hell...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-19-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7,226
Views: 451,512
Posted By DougZ73
I know the guy you are talking about in...

I know the guy you are talking about in sales..older heavy guy with beard. Seems like a nice guy....although I have never tried or bought a bike there. I just say hi and talk to him as I am going in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-18-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7,226
Views: 451,512
Posted By DougZ73
That dealer went out of business..Mt Holly...

That dealer went out of business..Mt Holly Powersports on rt 38...over a month ago. I had bought my WRR there.

The owner unfortunately died from cancer. Family did want to keep dealership open.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-18-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 129,922
Posted By DougZ73
some places it is called Pancake day. :D

some places it is called Pancake day. :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 47,746
Views: 9,775,929
Posted By DougZ73
Not a DRZ...you can do 3000 mile oil changes....

Not a DRZ...you can do 3000 mile oil changes. Just use a good oil.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-15-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10,775
Views: 869,372
Posted By DougZ73
NJ snow sucks..FLA would be nice right bout noe.

NJ snow sucks..FLA would be nice right bout noe.
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 47,746
Views: 9,775,929
Posted By DougZ73
WRR has 350 watt stator...biggest in its class.

WRR has 350 watt stator...biggest in its class.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-15-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,931
Views: 184,587
Posted By DougZ73
Maybe a Prius. ;)

Maybe a Prius. ;)
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 306,736
Posted By DougZ73
My 98 has almost no engine braking.. Clutch and...

My 98 has almost no engine braking.. Clutch and brake..... Clutch and brake. Rinse and repeat. ;)
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14,715
Views: 812,493
Posted By DougZ73
Luckily, I have pallet scales at work and am in...

Luckily, I have pallet scales at work and am in charge of maintaining their calibration.

I put both the DRZ kicker and the WRR on said scales, and they were roughly the same 300 lbs...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14,715
Views: 812,493
Posted By DougZ73
In all honesty, now that I know how to tune a...

In all honesty, now that I know how to tune a suspension, and increased my riding ability, I do sometimes severely miss the power the 400 had. It and my WRR are within a pound or two of each other,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14,715
Views: 812,493
Posted By DougZ73
Yep..this is the 2000 when I got it: ...

Yep..this is the 2000 when I got it:

http://home.comcast.net/~dougz73/farkle14.jpg

Never liked the yellow, so I made it into this:

http://home.comcast.net/~dougz73/generalstore.jpg

I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14,715
Views: 812,493
Posted By DougZ73
Never used a Terraflex, but my understanding is...

Never used a Terraflex, but my understanding is they are a pretty heavy tire too, yes? Even heavier than the D606? Still thinking the WR250R is underpowered for it.

One of the guys did some real...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14,715
Views: 812,493
Posted By DougZ73
I personally like to stick with DOT 90/10 type...

I personally like to stick with DOT 90/10 type tires..street legal knobbies. I used to run Kenda Trackmaster II's.....cheap good tire...and then the last couple sets have switched over to Pirelli...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14,715
Views: 812,493
Posted By DougZ73
Gotcha. I'll have to listen with sound on during...

Gotcha. I'll have to listen with sound on during lunch.:thumb :lol3

Mine does make a lot of scary clacking with its revved out.
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14,715
Views: 812,493
Posted By DougZ73
This thread is like a train wreck. You want to...

This thread is like a train wreck. You want to look away, but keep coming back to see more. :lol3



You came all the way from RI to play in the Pine Barrens?? That road you guys were racing on,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-10-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7,226
Views: 451,512
Posted By DougZ73
Somebody say fish and chips? Z style. ;) ...

Somebody say fish and chips? Z style. ;)
http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g467/DougZ73/IMG_20150209_175455.jpg (http://s1103.photobucket.com/user/DougZ73/media/IMG_20150209_175455.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 47,746
Views: 9,775,929
Posted By DougZ73
Absolutely. :thumb

Absolutely. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 47,746
Views: 9,775,929
Posted By DougZ73
Thanks Jim. This season you gotta make it over...

Thanks Jim. This season you gotta make it over and ride by me.

Just run some rim locks and get proper pressures for the sand by then. :) I usually run around 12 front and back depending on how...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 47,746
Views: 9,775,929
Posted By DougZ73
Sand: Best to learn the right way, right...

Sand:

Best to learn the right way, right away, and then learn wrong and have to break bad habbits.

1. Change nothing on bike, but to a real set of knobbies...a good 90/10 DOT tire.
2. Throttle...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 47,746
Views: 9,775,929
Posted By DougZ73
I'm the fool that has done a few hare scrambles...

I'm the fool that has done a few hare scrambles with it. Over weight and under powered ...but it can be used. I'm....was....a mid to back of pack C vet rider..and bike did OK. Not as quick or light...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 47,746
Views: 9,775,929
Posted By DougZ73
I have buddies that use anti sneeze. I don't ever...

I have buddies that use anti sneeze. I don't ever have any around..so I use wd40.
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 306,736
Posted By DougZ73
Oh, ok..cool. I did not know what PMB stood...

Oh, ok..cool. I did not know what PMB stood for...now I do. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 47,746
Views: 9,775,929
Posted By DougZ73
FWIW..I take off my flatlands to change the oil...

FWIW..I take off my flatlands to change the oil anyway, even with the hole in it. I also lube the nuts to which the skid plate bolts mount to, with a little WD40 each time..making sure they never...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-09-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,306
Posted By DougZ73
Thanks for checking it out. Not sure when I'll...

Thanks for checking it out. Not sure when I'll make it back down there, but when I do, I'l have a couple more days and do the BRP too. :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-07-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,931
Views: 184,587
Posted By DougZ73
Good times Jack. My bikes have not been out in...

Good times Jack. My bikes have not been out in months. LoL
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-07-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,931
Views: 184,587
Posted By DougZ73
High Vis good idea. :thumb

High Vis good idea. :thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-07-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2,931
Views: 184,587
Posted By DougZ73
Advice: stay ouuta the woods on a Saturday during...

Advice: stay ouuta the woods on a Saturday during hunting season. They are busing them in from NYC these days. Ugh.
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