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Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
Check you kill switch too. I've had bikes that...

Check you kill switch too. I've had bikes that will do everything but fire when the switch is thrown. I can't remember right now how the WR behaves.

Now that I think of it, check the clutch...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-24-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 84,796
Posted By scoprire
Love the inset logo on the tank! That is going...

Love the inset logo on the tank! That is going to look great when you get it done.
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 37,174
Posted By scoprire
I haven't gotten to ride in them yet, but at...

I haven't gotten to ride in them yet, but at least I can say the customer service is top notch ! I am in between sizes in almost everything, and these were no exception. So I order the larger size...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
The billet racks are nice. While it's more work,...

The billet racks are nice. While it's more work, don't rule out making your own mounting for it. I used AL stock and bent it to use some mounting points on the underside of the tail. Then mounted ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
Wow ! That is just nuts. I wonder if insurance...

Wow ! That is just nuts. I wonder if insurance companies have the slightest clue what they are doing.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
Mine in Ky is about $100/year. But I'm also...

Mine in Ky is about $100/year. But I'm also getting old, discount this, discount that. No matter how you look at it though, they are really pretty cheap to insure.
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
I've had good luck getting individual stainless...

I've had good luck getting individual stainless bolts from http://www.desmoparts.com/ High quality bolts, great selection too. He has kits for some bikes, but a separate page for individual sizes.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-03-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 1,044,490
Posted By scoprire
Not the best place for this, but figured I'd see...

Not the best place for this, but figured I'd see if anyone local was interested before I stretched the search out. I'm in Louisville, but can meet anyone from So. IN if they are interested

I just...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-03-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 84,796
Posted By scoprire
Not the best place for this, but figured I'd see...

Not the best place for this, but figured I'd see if anyone local was interested before I stretched the search out.

I just picked up a Tpro forcefield extreme harness adventure size medium and I'm...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-23-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 84,796
Posted By scoprire
Depending how far out of the way you want to...

Depending how far out of the way you want to go... you could take 148 out of Jtown to a right on 44. Follow 44 to a left on 127 in Lawrenceburg. 127 is big and straight, but it'd get you to 421 in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
It doesn't require pushing down on the seat to...

It doesn't require pushing down on the seat to set the pins in place right now. The left side will let the seat lift MAYBE 1/32. Since I just got this done this afternoon, no riding time on it yet....
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
For the most part it's simply because I'm lazy. ...

For the most part it's simply because I'm lazy. I shouldn't have to go and get tools for somethings simple as taking the seat off. For the same reason, both of my side panels use Dzus fasteners for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
I haven't really thought about this since I put...

I haven't really thought about this since I put the bolts on there. Now you guys have me thinking again. I was originally hoping for something like the Dzus. I don't remember if I just didn't want...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
They are lynch pins that I cut to length and then...

They are lynch pins that I cut to length and then ran thru a die. I'd love to have a real quick disconnect, but I haven't figured how to do it yet.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
If you've taken the flapper off of the air box,...

If you've taken the flapper off of the air box, the bolt for the air pump makes a good mounting point for a storage tube.

Something like this
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 1,044,490
Posted By scoprire
OK, so where is this? Looks like a great bit of...

OK, so where is this? Looks like a great bit of gravel.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
Well I lowered the rear shock w/ the stock...

Well I lowered the rear shock w/ the stock adjustment quite awhile ago, but just got around to raising the forks. Most of this is not new info; I dredged it up from multiple posts here and other...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By scoprire
I used alot of the gear you mention. For...

I used alot of the gear you mention.

For protection, you can't beat perf leather. It will be warmer than the mesh stuff. Mostly when it's humid. I can wear perf leather in KY till we start...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
OK, so maybe I should explain a little. I'm...

OK, so maybe I should explain a little. I'm working a little side job that has a laser engraver. I can't ever seem to just test material and settings by making a square. So.... I get ideas for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
Yeah I know. He said he was going to give one to...

Yeah I know. He said he was going to give one to a friend,and I was feeling generous. :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
I realize that this really isn't the right place...

I realize that this really isn't the right place to post this, but I figured I've gotten so much info from this thread.... yeah, the one that convinced me to get my WR...... that I'd give you all 1st...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-16-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By scoprire
I left the trailer w/ the guys at tires plus. If...

I left the trailer w/ the guys at tires plus. If you have an interest in it, you can call them. I don't know what they plan for it. Thanks for the suggestions folks.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-16-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By scoprire
You MIGHT be a be able to chance towing it for 20...

You MIGHT be a be able to chance towing it for 20 miles, but it might also break the wheel or cut thru the axle completely in that distance. I haven't seen the notch in the axle; I'm going on a 2...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-16-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By scoprire
It's at a tires plus on palm coast pkwy. Right...

It's at a tires plus on palm coast pkwy. Right now, the axle is rising on the wheel itself. So it really can't be pulled on it's own wheels.

It needs a new axle. I know you can get one from...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-15-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By scoprire
offer - free trailer (or help part 2)

Some of you saw my other thread about a broken trailer. News is not good for me. One wheel bearing is ground to dust, and that let the axle grind and get notched. So it needs a new axle.

I...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-15-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By scoprire
Thanks for the suggestion everyone. Mom turned...

Thanks for the suggestion everyone. Mom turned up w/ AAA so at least got help w/ a tow. Tire store is looking for parts now. Might be a trailer for sale cheap in the next couple of days depending...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-14-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By scoprire
Thanks. I had he thought about the other side,...

Thanks. I had he thought about the other side, so was figuring on replacing both.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-14-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By scoprire
HELP - trailer needs help in Palm Bay exit 289

Need some help folks. I'm dragging a 4x8 trailer to Delray Beach helping my mother move. We stopped at Palm coast exit 289 and I found out the bearings have ground themselves out on one side of the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-27-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 84,796
Posted By scoprire
Anyone wants some stick on wheel weights? I've...

Anyone wants some stick on wheel weights? I've got a couple of packs from harbor freight.
1 pack of 1/2 oz steel
1 pack 1/4 oz steel
and a few 1/4 oz lead

They're yours if you want to pick...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-21-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 84,796
Posted By scoprire
Thanks ! A friend's wife has a vinyl cutter, so...

Thanks ! A friend's wife has a vinyl cutter, so I did some playing around. I got a bit boed w/ the stock graphics.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 84,796
Posted By scoprire
Probably me. I was just headed home from work...

Probably me. I was just headed home from work about that time.
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
There is a full set of blue plastic listed on...

There is a full set of blue plastic listed on ebay right now
...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,972
Posted By scoprire
Check Rev'It gear. Dutch made, so sizes tend to...

Check Rev'It gear. Dutch made, so sizes tend to be a bit thinner than US gear. And they have tall sizes for most of it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 1,044,490
Posted By scoprire
I think some of it just the place the tech has...

I think some of it just the place the tech has stuck to. There was one GPS that has a (I think) 7in screen that looked good, but no internal battery at all. The small screens just can't zoom out...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-06-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 1,044,490
Posted By scoprire
No GPS for me. All I use is a map. I've found...

No GPS for me. All I use is a map. I've found some of the best spots by just turning someplace I didn't recognize and then just working out how to get back. Of course, I've also ended up turning...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 44,495
Views: 8,553,854
Posted By scoprire
Just got my renewal a few days ago.... $100/yr...

Just got my renewal a few days ago.... $100/yr full coverage and KY tends to be a bit high.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-28-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 1,044,490
Posted By scoprire
You can also try British Tailors on Bardstown rd....

You can also try British Tailors on Bardstown rd. in Louisville across the street from Sullivan university. They attached some patches to one of my jackets a few years ago.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-24-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 84,796
Posted By scoprire
Anyone else riding up for MotoGP? I think I'm...

Anyone else riding up for MotoGP? I think I'm being sligthly nuts this year and riding (and back) up Sat/Sun instead of staying in Indy. one friend backed out for another trip that got moved up, so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,633
Posted By scoprire
Some of it will depend on how long your ride is...

Some of it will depend on how long your ride is vs how much hassle. I've pretty much stopped riding if it's below +20F. My commute is 15-20min. For the amount of enjoyment vs the amount of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,032
Posted By scoprire
I've got a flatland skidplate on my WR250R. It...

I've got a flatland skidplate on my WR250R. It looks pretty much like the one you've shown. No problems w/ heat. I rode in about 95 degree heat and pretty humid a few weeks ago w/ no problems at...
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