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Forum: Vendors 03-13-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,033
Views: 140,684
Posted By revmaaatin
Are you going to be in Rapid City, SD this year?

Are you going to be in Rapid City, SD this year?
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
Anti-seeze is helpful here--

and here is another visual-reason to use anti-seeze on your sparkplugs when you install them.

Thanks to the OP for the great pic!
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
spring dings to bike and body

Same, same: I dropped the KLX250 on me last May, wheels pointed way up hill and gas running out of the cap onto ATGATT.
Small panic followed...lower bike frame was laying across the top of the MX...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 95,223
Posted By revmaaatin
Read your ride report yesterday filled with...

Read your ride report yesterday filled with wonderful pictures; today it is laced with billboard substitutes out the yang-ying....
Is is my computer or did some 'happen'?

Also searching for a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
Repair your airbox with this simple trick

Red-
You might be able to use superglue and baking soda to repair the small hole. Make sure the pin hole is clean-beyond-belief; drop a spot of superglue on the hole and sprinkle baking soda on it. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
one day service

My goodness, I feel your pain.

You can get any part(s) you desperately need next day air using your Suzuki dealer.
It will cost you, of course.

We did this very thing in Riverton, WY when we...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
bike is surging

Surging is not always a carb problem--
Take a close look at your chain/sprocket condition;
chains that are near the end of their service life will 'surge' making you think that it is a fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
Thanks for the link.

Thanks.
That is incredible.
I went to the full explanation,
http://trailtech.net/tto_tach-hour.html

scroll down to the bottom:
and all you do is just wrap the sparkplug wire with a few...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
source and name please

The Tach is right here m8 :deal

http://i660.photobucket.com/albums/uu329/liran-2009/DRZ400S/drz114_zpsa452e953.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
where's the tac?

I recently did 55+ miles of freeway, all at 75-80mph+ for the whole time, bike runs great at that speed, right around 7K rpm's.

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How did you measure the 7K rpm's?

How did you...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
Nice post. On my DRZ 400S I am running the...

Nice post.
On my DRZ 400S
I am running the 13/44; moral equivelant of the 14/47.
The new sprockets sitting on the bench are the 47 Rear, moving back and forth from 15 to 13.
this will require a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
Spring in, spring out--it is raining in the Black Hills.

Left and right seals.
Who knew?

After commenting earlier that I discovered the seal with the garter spring visible, I subsequently reversed the seal during a tire change, I see the list wisdom...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By revmaaatin
[QUOTE=Muddler;21455459]Did my wheel bearings and...

[QUOTE=Muddler;21455459]Did my wheel bearings and seals the other day and was surprised there wasnt a lot of info on the web. Therefore I thought I would get a bit of a list going. Im no expert, so...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 32,644
Posted By revmaaatin
Great Link!

That 450 is my all time favorite Honda.
When I was in high school, one of the kids bought that bike as a sophmore and was the envy of the rest of us 'Hodaka' budget riders!
As I best I can...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
sometimes new is the best route. shrug.

[QUOTE=dentedvw;21444740]My DR is seeming long in the tooth. A few things I could use advice on:

SNIP.

Next up is the coolant reservoir. I poked a hole in it with a rock, it was sun baked...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
Ah, what is the secret of chain manit.

Welcome back to the dark side of chain life. grin.

One thing to remember:<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Most c/s (counter-shaft)...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
I kept both

My KLR 650 will remain my distance, gravel road bike.
I have one bike now with the Dunlop 607 and it is a thrill a minute on the paved canyons. grin.
The KLX250 and the DRZ400 is just right for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
Need a number, a real number....

What chain length are you using for your 15/49? 112?

Shout me up in the fall when you come.
I am at Exit 32, Sturgis.
m.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
same song, different verse

[QUOTE=phlatlander;21356856]I think Fifthcircle hit the nail on the head concerning gearing for Moab.

SNIP
More NOOB questions--this time about chain links:
I see in the manual that a 14/47...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
same song, different lo-cal

oops. busted.
Never met a motorcycle I did not like; some more than others.
Checking out the other variety of Kool-aid available.
The KLR650 is to heavy for my advancing age...cough. for the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
We got not stinking pictures....

Well,
do you want it in the woods or up on the lift? grin.
m.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
13T sprocket

10 days and counting to launch time to Moab. yep.

NOOB concern:
New to the DRZ community--bike had a 15/44 and a 19" front wheel.
Relaced the front to 21" yesterday and presently geared at...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
Order Up! or at least in....

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Onefifty!
Well that was certainly fast!
I'll order them RIGHT NOW.

now, go back to work...(grin)
Me? Monday is my day off!

m.[/QUOTE]
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
That reply was certainly fast enough

Here you go, thats the set i have on my bike

https://www.thumpertalk.com/shop/ThumperTalk-DRZ-Case-Shields-Combo-Pack-BP-TT-DRZ400COM-p2006766599.html[/QUOTE]


SNIP

Onefifty!
Well that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23,730
Views: 3,989,338
Posted By revmaaatin
Yikes! that left a mark

[QUOTE=150ron;21239978]Looking for a Stator side cover, my buddy's DRZ has been dropped on that side once too many times, it has been fixed with JB weld twice allready.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,865
Posted By revmaaatin
any friends of MW?

[QUOTE=MWValley;21202966]Wade,

Great to hear you're in good shape after last year's get-off. Good on ya mate. I don't know if I am going to have to work that day or not quite yet. Love to do the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,190,962
Posted By revmaaatin
Lessons learned--

[QUOTE=ROD CURRIE;20839891]This has been one of the most formative, informative, life-enhancing, self-examining experiences of my 57 years.
I will truly carry it with me forever and refer to it...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,190,962
Posted By revmaaatin
Comrad, where is Mother Russia's map source?

Please name your map source.
Enquiring minds want to know. grin.

I have not looked at National Geographic as a map source yet, but imagine that they would be 'reasonably' useful.
Forum: Americas 02-20-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By revmaaatin
Canadian GPS Data/Maps

[QUOTE=Waterboiler;20767314]In terms of trip planning the 'semi-wilds' of Canada are really quite easy. Most road atlas style of maps ( AAA, Rand-Mcnally ... ) do quite a good job. Why you ask -...
Forum: Americas 02-19-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By revmaaatin
Willys-- Thanks for the reply. I have a...

Willys--
Thanks for the reply.
I have a Garmin 76CSx; sans Canadain data.
I would of course find some Garmin Map for the GPS. It is the broad view of paper that I really like for the planning and...
Forum: Americas 02-19-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By revmaaatin
Canadian Map Source

Two of us are thinking about an upper tier Canadian trip,
and have began the fantasy portion of the planning.

I prefer paper for trip planning--
I have the 'Mile-Post' map/guide for the West...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,190,962
Posted By revmaaatin
Color my world, paint my house

A good read is Mario Puzo's book, "The Sicilian" as it explains a 'lot' about the cultural colors of peoples homes in Sicily...and many don't even know why they choose certain colors. It might not...
Forum: Face plant 02-16-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 35,252
Posted By revmaaatin
What did you learn?

I feel your pain.
I too have been blown from one side of the road to the other by 'gust'...but never into the ditch.

After reading the entire thread, I have one Q.

What did you learn from...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,195
Posted By revmaaatin
Stray folks in the boondocks

[QUOTE=Thunderingcrow;19473164]Updating ...
Black Hills spectacular and by pure chance met a fellow inmate, Rev Maaartin offerd graciously a place for the night.. Showed me a couple fantastic roads...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 2,085,950
Posted By revmaaatin
Where you ask?

Do a map study with a DeLorme Atlas and Gazetteer. Ohio listed below--
http://www.amazon.com/Ohio-Atlas-Gazetteer-Delorme/dp/0899332811/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1308708336&sr=8-1

plus take a look...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-19-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,600
Posted By revmaaatin
SPOT 1 vs SPOT 2 PLD (Personal Locator Device)

List-
I have been 'forced' to accept a new position at the edge of the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. (no tears here!)
So, being one that is bad to wander, and not follow the direct path...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 986,350
Posted By revmaaatin
[QUOTE=F650Dakar_Norway;14855584]The respect and...

[QUOTE=F650Dakar_Norway;14855584]The respect and awe part we share, but I'm quite realistic when saying that participating in this race is not my personal dream or goal. Doing the same piece of route...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,009
Posted By revmaaatin
[QUOTE=redpillar;14624097]"There was another...

[QUOTE=redpillar;14624097]"There was another lynching in Alabama last night"

SNIP

What courage from such youth. I can only wonder what it would take to bring such conviction from the young...
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,755
Posted By revmaaatin
Wink KLR Clutch mod

Ernie,
What a great idea!
Looked at your other items as well--how many watts are you drawing with both big lights on, plus the pia = all the lights on? Do you describe this mod somewhere else,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 254,934
Posted By revmaaatin
Quite a R/R!

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I am a long term lurker--campaigning the poor man's KTM, spelled KLR650 --smile--while...
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