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Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,882
Posted By MrFurious
The batwing on my old Road Star had my sphincter...

The batwing on my old Road Star had my sphincter clenched up pretty tight on more than one occasion due to severe crosswinds. As you can see, I'd made a few subtle changes to it. :lol3
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Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,882
Posted By MrFurious
Hopping to have a big Vulcan in the stable before...

Hopping to have a big Vulcan in the stable before too long, just a matter of finding a used one for the right price. Not a lot of used 1700's around my neck of the woods for some reason, and most...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 805,647
Posted By MrFurious
And that video only depicts 1/12th of Doug's...

And that video only depicts 1/12th of Doug's total collection of misfit toys. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 43,437
Posted By MrFurious
I have no problem with ABS brakes, but what I...

I have no problem with ABS brakes, but what I can't stand is linked brakes which are becoming more and more commonplace for some dumb reason.
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 43,437
Posted By MrFurious
Now that's more along the lines of what I'm...

Now that's more along the lines of what I'm looking for, with the bonus aspect that I can buy used and save a good bit of $$ over a new F6B.

Now if someone would just buy my Connie...:becca
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 43,437
Posted By MrFurious
I wouldn't miss most of that stuff either. In...

I wouldn't miss most of that stuff either. In fact, the cruise control and the Deluxe options would pretty much cover my needs (ABS would be nice to have). However, having installed an aftermarket...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 805,647
Posted By MrFurious
Looks more like 3-wheel shaft drive to me.

Looks more like 3-wheel shaft drive to me.
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 43,437
Posted By MrFurious
I'm still trying to figure out how Honda came up...

I'm still trying to figure out how Honda came up with their base price of $20k when a base Goldwing with all the extra goodies is just a hair under $24k. Here's a good start to the list of standard...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,028
Posted By MrFurious
My first street bike was an '87 EX500 that I...

My first street bike was an '87 EX500 that I bought when I turned 16. Rode the snot out of it in high school, but like a dumb ass I sold it shortly after graduation as I was about to leave for basic...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 805,647
Posted By MrFurious
You still have that coffin in the yard? Just use...

You still have that coffin in the yard? Just use that and then you won't have to bring an air mattress or a tarp-tent. :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 805,647
Posted By MrFurious
Yeah, but he did it on an Indian Chief first. lol

Yeah, but he did it on an Indian Chief first. lol
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 805,647
Posted By MrFurious
Doug, Doug, Doug.... I'm greatly...

Doug, Doug, Doug....

I'm greatly disappointed in you! How could the man who rode an Indian in the Cannonball and urinated on The Factory ever bring himself to ride a *cough* Harley *cough*...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
I seem to recall another EFI bike having the...

I seem to recall another EFI bike having the exact same problem. Early year FJR1300's maybe? Had something to do with the ECU programming and not sure if the manufacturer ever owned up to it and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 409,845
Posted By MrFurious
Best Dual Sport Bikes has one in the works, but...

Best Dual Sport Bikes has one in the works, but if I read their site right they're going to be $100. That's pretty spendy for a foam air filter!
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 409,845
Posted By MrFurious
This is a common problem when it comes to welded...

This is a common problem when it comes to welded parts. The main plate is likely cut out on a CNC plasma table - including the mouting holes. Then it goes into a roller press to have the curve put...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 409,845
Posted By MrFurious
Perfect! I've been wondering how the red...

Perfect! I've been wondering how the red skidplate would look like on the bike. You called in sick to work today so you could install it and snap us some pic's, right? :deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
You trying to tell me these new-fangled bikes...

You trying to tell me these new-fangled bikes have throttle positions other than Off and WFO? What will they come up with next? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
Deleted: Duplicate post - DB error

Deleted: Duplicate post - DB error
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
Duplicate post - DB Error

Duplicate post - DB Error
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
Wow, how'd I miss that chart? :dunno

Wow, how'd I miss that chart? :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
One could easily make shims for the upper clamp,...

One could easily make shims for the upper clamp, but hard to say if the lower has enough meat to be bored out 1mm and still retain sufficient strength.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
So lets see here.... Skidplates available -...

So lets see here....

Skidplates available - check
Big-bore Kits on the way - check
Fuel controller available - check
Aftermarket exhaust available - check
Custom rear shock available - check
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
Will be interesting to see how the 250L's cooling...

Will be interesting to see how the 250L's cooling system handles the big-bore kits given it only has one radiator compared to the KLX's two. I'm guessing we're going to see higher temps and possibly...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-26-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 67,629
Views: 5,339,393
Posted By MrFurious
I find it a bit amusing that so many are trying...

I find it a bit amusing that so many are trying to convince me to get a WRR (mostly those who own one). Are you guys working on commission for Yamaha parts sales now or something? :lol3



I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-26-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 67,629
Views: 5,339,393
Posted By MrFurious
Yeah, the WRR is the power king in stock trim,...

Yeah, the WRR is the power king in stock trim, and it also has the best stock suspension. The KLX has been around long enough that it has plenty of performance upgrades available to make it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
They simplified the U.S. tool kit to save weight...

They simplified the U.S. tool kit to save weight as everyone was bitching about how porky the CRF250L was before they even started shipping them here. :lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-26-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 67,629
Views: 5,339,393
Posted By MrFurious
Main reason is that they're damned near...

Main reason is that they're damned near impossible to find - especially within a reasonable distance and for a realistic price. Plus everybody and their brother, sister and cousin has a WRR on here,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-26-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 67,629
Views: 5,339,393
Posted By MrFurious
Price mainly. I just can't justify spending...

Price mainly. I just can't justify spending $6700 on a WRR given how I'll use it. For what the WRR costs new I can buy the CRF and do all the performance mods and upgrade the suspension and still...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-26-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 67,629
Views: 5,339,393
Posted By MrFurious
Stopped in at the local Honda/Kawasaki dealer...

Stopped in at the local Honda/Kawasaki dealer this morning to take gander at the two-fiddy's. They had both a CRF250L and KLX250S on hand for direct comparison and I definitely like the Honda...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
No need to PM me, just get ahold of the guys at...

No need to PM me, just get ahold of the guys at www.bestdualsportbikes.com as they're the ones who have done the work putting the goodies together.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
It's not your comments about the bike per se, but...

It's not your comments about the bike per se, but rather your attitude in general. You don't like it...we get that and that's fine. Every bike won't be perfect for every person - that's why we have...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,361
Posted By MrFurious
+100! Nothing like an arrogant, self-righteous,...

+100! Nothing like an arrogant, self-righteous, self-proclaimed internet-know-it-all sticking his/her nose into something they know little to nothing about, have zero first-hand experience with, and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-16-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 67,629
Views: 5,339,393
Posted By MrFurious
You missed the part where it's not really what I...

You missed the part where it's not really what I want. If it were a DR350SE or a 96 or newer XR250L at that price it would have been relocated to my garage yesterday morning.



Those were my...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 67,629
Views: 5,339,393
Posted By MrFurious
Ok, someone needs to snag this so it won't...

Ok, someone needs to snag this so it won't continue to tempt me. Not really what I'm looking for or want, but at that price I'm real tempted to buy it just to relist it on here and make an easy...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-06-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 67,629
Views: 5,339,393
Posted By MrFurious
I really don't see the huge advantage of the WRR...

I really don't see the huge advantage of the WRR over the KLX250S, especially when you can get the 351 kit and larger carb for it and still be well under the price of the WRR. Yes you loose the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
The increased rigidity/stiffness of the USD forks...

The increased rigidity/stiffness of the USD forks is exactly why a lot of people don't like them. Ask any seasoned pro who was still riding in the late 1980's and they'll tell you they hated - yes...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
Give me a of 49mm conventional fork off a 1996-98...

Give me a of 49mm conventional fork off a 1996-98 Suzuki RM 125/250 and I'll be a happy man. USD forks came into fashion at the tail end of the 1980's, a few years after I made the jump to a 125cc...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
Good article, but they to used the "sharpie'd"...

Good article, but they to used the "sharpie'd" dyno chart. Working in the advertising/marketing world I tend to take it a littler personally when some company (any company) makes claims and then try...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
I'd be a little leary of the HP claims with this...

I'd be a little leary of the HP claims with this kit. Below is their "supposed" dyno chart showing the HP gains on their website, but look at it closely. I'll give you a hint: upper left corner. ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9,439
Views: 1,633,061
Posted By MrFurious
Ok, given that data and using the formula here...

Ok, given that data and using the formula here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suspension_%28vehicle%29), it appears the stock spring rate should be right around 744 ibf/in (pound force per inch). To...
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