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Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
This may not help since mine is an 05. But the...

This may not help since mine is an 05. But the rack looks similar to mine minus the long arms. On mine those arms go under the rear number plate and mount somehow. I bought it on the bike so I am not...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
Unfortunately, it's obvious it just wasn't...

Unfortunately, it's obvious it just wasn't designed for on road although we make it happen. Just seems when the start chopping ounces here and there and everywhere, the durability is sacrificed.
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 246,816
Posted By Sammax
Thanks Brian for posting the deals. I will be...

Thanks Brian for posting the deals. I will be checking often. Like many here with an addiction, I don't need anything but I will buy it if it's a deal and I can use it.

Tell Kate congratulations...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
Added the good mirrors (forgot the name), better...

Added the good mirrors (forgot the name), better skid plate, passenger pegs, small tach, tail bag, cush hub on Excel rim. Other doo dads. Still need to put the 3.X tank on but I have to remove the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 146,599
Posted By Sammax
Fantuzzi. Thanks for that information. Good...

Fantuzzi. Thanks for that information. Good stuff. I've seen pictures of the stock TTR and I just have lots of love for the fundamentals which makes for a great bike to mod to one's personal desire....
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 146,599
Posted By Sammax
That is one of the most beautiful motorcycles...

That is one of the most beautiful motorcycles I've ever seen! Like I said if I get rich, I'm heading over and bringing one back to the US.

Not only are they great looking bikes I'm confident from...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 757
Views: 303,064
Posted By Sammax
Thank you all for the eye candy. I have the...

Thank you all for the eye candy. I have the fondest memories of those old thumpers.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 47,540
Posted By Sammax
Someone pointed me to it. It's on the US Yamaha...

Someone pointed me to it. It's on the US Yamaha web site.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 42,663
Posted By Sammax
Doh! LMAO! You are correct. But I see...

Doh!

LMAO! You are correct.

But I see a mistake, it says it's a 5 speed. Surely that got updated to 6 speed around when the EFI came out. :rofl

Actually that's not a concern for me but it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 42,663
Posted By Sammax
Someone posted on another WR450(F) thread on this...

Someone posted on another WR450(F) thread on this forum that the WR450F is not even showing up for the US anymore. Now that is a shocker to me. I'm kinda looking around the net to see what if any...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 47,540
Posted By Sammax
Not that I am in the market, but just dang! I...

Not that I am in the market, but just dang! I wanted a TTR600, same thing. I would have to buy one in Denmark or something. I know the WR450 seems to be most popular in Australia but are sales that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 146,599
Posted By Sammax
Laugh Time Out. Clean up on center Isle.

Time Out. Clean up on center Isle.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 47,540
Posted By Sammax
No question the WRs needs modz to get it close to...

No question the WRs needs modz to get it close to a dual sport. But change the seat, gears, tank capacity, add a rack and cush hub and it's in the club. Then the only thing that sucks is the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 146,599
Posted By Sammax
That's has to be one of the best looking yammies...

That's has to be one of the best looking yammies ever made. Like my WR it needs some additional fuel capacity. The previous owner of my bile did a great job of adding a rear rack with nice looking...
Forum: Vendors 10-15-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 351,087
Posted By Sammax
Great find!

Great find!
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By Sammax
Me and you both, see my post # 8. Anywho, yea, I...

Me and you both, see my post # 8. Anywho, yea, I think about Kentucky and North could have a 4 season jacket but not down here.
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By Sammax
I do have 1 more recommendation. If you want the...

I do have 1 more recommendation. If you want the best, go Gore-tex. Not only does it block the rain, it blocks the wind. Only garment manuf's highest quality garments get Gore-tex.

It is a premium...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
thanks thats a good sign anyway.

thanks thats a good sign anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
Question for anyone that's had experience with...

Question for anyone that's had experience with the aftermarket tanks. Does anyone know if they petcock's are universal? The IMS I bought doesn't have a reserve and I am not happy with my old stiff...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By Sammax
You are definitely on the right track! I think...

You are definitely on the right track! I think you can get something to fit the bill, the only thing is it might be a little warm in the Summer without going all mesh in July and August.

I...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By Sammax
This maybe be a pretty open question. Kinda like...

This maybe be a pretty open question. Kinda like asking someone what their favorite car is. There are plenty of gear that will keep you warm or even hot if you want to run electrical.

I've...
Forum: Vendors 09-23-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 43,775
Posted By Sammax
Take the band off and try it.... that's what I...

Take the band off and try it.... that's what I had to do.
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 43,775
Posted By Sammax
There is a band that comes with the Omni-Cruise...

There is a band that comes with the Omni-Cruise and fits over the grip and under the Omni-cruise. Some bikes/grips need it, some don't. Pretty confident it will fix your problem.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 146,599
Posted By Sammax
Tusca, Looking great! Any chance you can you...

Tusca,

Looking great! Any chance you can you tell me more about the windscreen? I have a WR450 and I think I would love one of those.
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
I've read where a few had put fans on them but I...

I've read where a few had put fans on them but I don't recall any threads with details.

I also know that some have change the radiator cap to a higher temp rating. For the heck of it I changed my...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
I don't know enough about it but if you do I hope...

I don't know enough about it but if you do I hope you kick some arse!
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
I actually scored an IMS tank off Ebay yesterday....

I actually scored an IMS tank off Ebay yesterday. So what gears did you end up with for the road?

When I bought my cush hub/rim/tire I went ahead and fixed my old rim so she's ready (more dirt...
Forum: OZ Vendors 08-31-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 20,921
Posted By Sammax
I sure wish him all the best for trying and I...

I sure wish him all the best for trying and I hope he makes a come back. I have a cush hub now but I would still love one of these for my second rim so I could change the gearing easily.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
Cool. 15/45 feels a little more street generous...

Cool. 15/45 feels a little more street generous but I liked it. I found 15/45 a little more street oriented and 15/50 more dirt, so I split the difference at 15/47. I only run the back roads at 50...
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 43,775
Posted By Sammax
I'm gone get it in time. I had a few people...

I'm gone get it in time. I had a few people asking about it at the FZ1 rally a couple months back. Of course we know I love it!

I tell you how much I like it, I'm about to ditch my Throttlemeister...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
I do since I don't have any other choice. But it...

I do since I don't have any other choice. But it would be nice to check it whenever the urge hits me like on my street Yamaha. Just look at the site glass before I take off.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
I think my old 1977 TT500 had a similar setup but...

I think my old 1977 TT500 had a similar setup but I don't remember checking the oil warmed up.

I think after Yamaha has been making motorcycle for almost 60 years there would be a better way to...
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 43,775
Posted By Sammax
Oh I need another for my 2nd bike but I've been...

Oh I need another for my 2nd bike but I've been spending too much.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
So if I overfill a little it should be ok? ...

So if I overfill a little it should be ok?

Any trick to checking the oil without having to warm it up? This is the first machine I've ever had that the oil is checked after the engine is warmed...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 146,599
Posted By Sammax
Don't hold your breath but if I get rich I'm...

Don't hold your breath but if I get rich I'm coming to Denmark to make you an offer you can't refuse. I would so love to have one.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
Yea, let me vent a second. What a dumb arse idea...

Yea, let me vent a second. What a dumb arse idea on how to check the oil on the WR450. It makes about as much sense as all the vehicles that use oil colored dip sticks.

SO you overfill yours? I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
Seems like their was a KTM rim someone used but...

Seems like their was a KTM rim someone used but what they had to do to it was out of my league so I didn't pay attention to the details. The other things is I've not once found a used RAD hub for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
You can ship your wheel to them as well and have...

You can ship your wheel to them as well and have them do it.
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
It's not lugging that hard trust me. If you plan...

It's not lugging that hard trust me. If you plan on riding on the road I strongly recommend the cush hub. And if budget is not a concern I would get a hub even if I rode it strictly dirt. Just feels...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 236,348
Posted By Sammax
About $1100 or $1200 total. Approximates- $550...

About $1100 or $1200 total. Approximates- $550 hub, 200ish rim, 200ish labor, and tire mounted and balanced. I could get exacts if you need it. If you're still interested go to their web site and...
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