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Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 05:20 AM
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Posted By Taranis
Guts sells the foam and new covers. ...

Guts sells the foam and new covers. (http://www.motoiq.com/MagazineArticles/ID/2584/PageID/4784/Project-Husqvarna-TE610-Part-5-Dual-Sport-Adventure-Bike-Day-Trips.aspx)Standard, short, or tall for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
Yup. Balance those wheels. Makes a huge...

Yup. Balance those wheels. Makes a huge difference.

I use this. Totally worth it.

https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/731/26856/Tusk-Motorcycle-Wheel-Balancing-and-Truing-Stand
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 153,381
Posted By Taranis
I like Fastenal for quality hardware, in general....

I like Fastenal for quality hardware, in general.

Zoro Tools is also a great seller on Ebay.

Buy a bag of 100 for $10 and change them every time like you're supposed to. The time to clean the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
You can make a massive improvement in feel and...

You can make a massive improvement in feel and reduce wear and tear on the cable simply by ensuring the lower end...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 27,064
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Posted By Taranis
Right here. ...

Right here. (http://www.motoiq.com/MagazineArticles/ID/2584/PageID/4787/Project-Husqvarna-TE610-Part-5-Dual-Sport-Adventure-Bike-Day-Trips.aspx)

Don't forget the subframe ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 27,064
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Posted By Taranis
If that's the condition, he really just wants it...

If that's the condition, he really just wants it gone. See if you can get a reading of his significant other and how badly she wants it gone. Making the negotiation happen in front of her could be a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 05:45 AM
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Posted By Taranis
Also Google "te610 boatman racelight". It's a...

Also Google "te610 boatman racelight". It's a DOT-legal conversion on the Baja Designs unit. Plenty of light in high beam, nice and safe for oncoming traffic in low beam. And it shuts down a lawyer's...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
Seriously? Missing fasteners, engine mount bolts...

Seriously? Missing fasteners, engine mount bolts that loosen and fall out on every bike, chain guide brackets welded on ~0.100 offset out of alignment, valve rocker pivots that turn football because...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
Those are also perfectly capable of sticking...

Those are also perfectly capable of sticking closed and causing the same problems as the green valve. It was actually by reading about problems with that happening over on TT that I finally figured...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
This site doesn't allow posting links to...

This site doesn't allow posting links to copyrighted material, but there is a "bozza" (Italian for "draft") copy of a Flying Spaghetti Monster or factory service manual, one of the two, out there....
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
Whatever you do, replace the "green valve" in the...

Whatever you do, replace the "green valve" in the fuel vent system of a carbed bike with a filter. The valve sticks closed, pressurizing your tank. I spent more time and money on scrapped riding...
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 208,550
Posted By Taranis
There was some older advice to coat the mirror...

There was some older advice to coat the mirror balls with Plasti-Dip. It's working pretty well for me.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
Every other source I checked for several parts...

Every other source I checked for several parts was the same. Mxotica was higher. This was a few years ago.

What pissed me off was, I needed a small part that was missing because it had never been...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27,064
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Posted By Taranis
Last time I called them for anything, their...

Last time I called them for anything, their prices on parts were higher than everyone else's, and Ann had zero interest in ordering parts that they didn't have in stock. I don't really see a point in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
Thanks to y'all, I put the hose clamps on before...

Thanks to y'all, I put the hose clamps on before I had a problem. It made a really dramatic difference in the feel of how the screws tighten up. More like going into metal, instead of play-d'oh.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 05:20 AM
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Posted By Taranis
Call Eibach directly. One of the guys there told...

Call Eibach directly. One of the guys there told me he has actually owned a TE610 and they've figured out what to use.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
No. Clipping coils will increase spring...

No.

Clipping coils will increase spring rate, but the loss of free length will translate to a reduction in the amount of compression, reducing the force applied to reach any given compressed...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 27,064
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Posted By Taranis
If there's a gasket under the head cover from the...

If there's a gasket under the head cover from the factory, be sure to replace it, even if you use Yamabond with it. With the cam mounted in the head cover, the gasket thickness will affect cam...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 27,064
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Posted By Taranis
I wanted an XRR, but all the research I did...

I wanted an XRR, but all the research I did regarding plated dirt bikes in CA convinced me that the only way you can expect the plate to stay good is if you owned it and had it plated before the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 06:57 AM
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Posted By Taranis
The problem with leaving that hose alone is that...

The problem with leaving that hose alone is that if it cracks, it makes a short-path opening for dirt to get into the head. That would be a case of thousands of dollars to rebuild instead of changing...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 153,381
Posted By Taranis
Yeah, this. I'm really sure the Bentley manual...

Yeah, this. I'm really sure the Bentley manual for my 1993 BMW, which I got a copy of in about 2002, specified 243 to seal the transmission output shaft flange nut. Without it, the tranny fluid would...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27,064
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Posted By Taranis
I found that just by making sure the cable had a...

I found that just by making sure the cable had a straight shot into the housing at both ends, the pull is dang near as smooth and lower effort than the hydro clutches on KTMs at the dealer. A little...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 05:20 AM
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Posted By Taranis
I think you're down about 5 hp with that white...

I think you're down about 5 hp with that white plastic instead of yellow. :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
Reminds me of Xymotic's rescue a couple years ago.

Reminds me of Xymotic's rescue a couple years ago.
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2014, 04:48 AM
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Views: 153,381
Posted By Taranis
Fixed it for you.

Fixed it for you.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 09:16 PM
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Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
Ended up finding Huntington Beach Honda selling...

Ended up finding Huntington Beach Honda selling YTZ14S batteries on fleabay for $95 shipped. Identical dimensions but even more capacity than the 12. I called HB Honda, and they said the batteries...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 27,064
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Posted By Taranis
That is an '06, at least in the US.

That is an '06, at least in the US.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 10:17 PM
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Posted By Taranis
Yuasa YTZ12S battery - awesome!!!!

I haven't put the key in the bike in a year. Sad, I know, but that's what a new state, a new job, a new house, new car, starting another hobby, etc. can do to riding. Anyway, I put the volt meter on...
Forum: The Garage 06-28-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 153,381
Posted By Taranis
If you're going to drink all day, you've got to...

If you're going to drink all day, you've got to start in the morning. :deal



And guys who work on vehicles or other mechanical systems for a living. This is why I have to do all my own work.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
Mine was cracked last time I had it apart, but...

Mine was cracked last time I had it apart, but not all the way through, so no leaks. I cleaned it the best I could and filled the cracks with RTV, with a nice fillet outside that. I was pissed off by...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
This reminded me I've been meaning to order one....

This reminded me I've been meaning to order one. Their site let me order it with no notice that it's on backorder. Guess it'll get here when it gets here.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
Motion Pro also does custom-length cables.

Motion Pro also does custom-length cables.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
I used to be close to these guys....

I used to be close to these guys. http://techna-fit.com/index.html

They've since moved to Indiana and I to Texas. However, I was able to take in my OE line and have an alternate one made up with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
I think it's on the emissions sticker under the...

I think it's on the emissions sticker under the seat.
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 153,381
Posted By Taranis
I've really noticed you guys followed my advice...

I've really noticed you guys followed my advice :D and have been getting distribution in a lot more consumer-oriented outlets. Makes it a lot easier to use the good stuff!
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
I haven't seen a cam profile map for the 610, but...

I haven't seen a cam profile map for the 610, but at the top of the exhaust stroke/beginning of the intake stroke (360 crank degrees away from TDC on the end of compression stroke/beginning of power...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 27,064
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Posted By Taranis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detonation_internal_c...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detonation_internal_combustion_engine
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
The boots are about $90, unfortunately. Mine was...

The boots are about $90, unfortunately. Mine was cracked most of the way through, not all the way, so it's "repaired" with black RTV for now. Need to buy a new one.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
Did you hot link it or save it on a photo hosting...

Did you hot link it or save it on a photo hosting service and link from there? I know some businesses monitor their site traffic, and if they see a bunch of traffic all of a suddon on one of their...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27,064
Views: 3,964,170
Posted By Taranis
Grade 5 and grade 8 are meaningless in metric....

Grade 5 and grade 8 are meaningless in metric. Get some grade 10.9 or better flange head bolts. I have always had good luck receiving quality hardware from Fastenal. Anything of appropriate length...
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