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Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Sandslinger
Whens the first valve adjustment on thumper

I have a husky te250 with 1350 miles. Anyone know how many miles before you need to adjust the valves. Im new to thumpers. my husky has that sewing machine sound, i think it may need a valve adj.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,156
Posted By Sandslinger
Thanks for asking the doc some questions. My...

Thanks for asking the doc some questions. My whole idea was that, you were shaking things up, like a snow globe, or shaking shards of material loose, like when you shake a dead christmas tree and the...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,579
Posted By Sandslinger
Id have to say , go for a 4 stroke...it wont have...

Id have to say , go for a 4 stroke...it wont have a real peaky, snap your neck power band. The power comes on more linear, and not turbo like.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26,474
Views: 3,560,881
Posted By Sandslinger
Well over a million views, this thread has got to...

Well over a million views, this thread has got to be some kind of a record.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,090
Posted By Sandslinger
Id say you would be better off with a used 400cc...

Id say you would be better off with a used 400cc plus, because street riding is involved. If it were 75% dirt id say a 250 would be ok. As far as danger, you could get hit by a bus walking down the...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By Sandslinger
Question Valve adjustment question????

My 250 husky has 1350 miles and it sounds to me like it needs a valve adjustment , because they have to much slack....but then again im new to four strokes, so they might just sound like " that"...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,598
Posted By Sandslinger
Question Are leica cameras worth it?

Ive always wanted a leica camera but they are about twice the price of a " normal" camera. Any and all opinions are welcomed.
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,835
Posted By Sandslinger
Waco kid, you are so right, i just found a...

Waco kid, you are so right, i just found a leatherman juice that i lost a year ago , between my car seat and the center console. I thought it was gone forever.
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,835
Posted By Sandslinger
You're right, once you start carrying them , you...

You're right, once you start carrying them , you just cant stop because they are so damn handy. I used to carry a chris reeve sebenza knife everyday, but now i carry the skelitool because its almost...
Forum: Face plant 02-09-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,593
Posted By Sandslinger
Im very, very sorry to hear of your loss. Aweful...

Im very, very sorry to hear of your loss. Aweful news. If you are ever in south carolina, please let me know; id love to meet up with you. We can go to lunch, my treat.
Forum: Face plant 02-09-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 209,527
Posted By Sandslinger
The only one to top this would be getting run...

The only one to top this would be getting run over by a street sweeper.:D
Forum: Face plant 02-09-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,661
Posted By Sandslinger
well, dont stop riding now, your dues are paid in...

well, dont stop riding now, your dues are paid in full..........for a while anyway.:D Get well soon.
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By Sandslinger
Thumb Its official i love soft grips.

I had soft grips on for 2500 miles, and by accident bought hard grips for my husky, after a 15 mile ride got off and my hands were all tingly. Im going back to soft grips. Does anyone have an all...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By Sandslinger
cool, and i guess its ok to mix different weights...

cool, and i guess its ok to mix different weights also?
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,835
Posted By Sandslinger
Huh, and i thought i was weird for carrying it...

Huh, and i thought i was weird for carrying it while riding. Im glad to see im part of the leatherman club.:D
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By Sandslinger
Question How does sediment get past new filter?

I run clear fuel line on my custom bourget chopper,and just replaced the clear fuel filter, well at the bottom bend 4 inches from the carb i noticed sediment in the line, how the heck does very, very...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By Sandslinger
Question Is it ok to mix????? oil

Does synthetic and conventional oil mix? If running full syn, and in a pinch you only have reg convention, is it ok to mix? what about mixing weights?
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3,006
Views: 395,485
Posted By Sandslinger
That fatcat is cool as hell. Id love to have one.

That fatcat is cool as hell. Id love to have one.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3,006
Views: 395,485
Posted By Sandslinger
Im not being funny, i always thought they were...

Im not being funny, i always thought they were kind cool, why didnt they ever take off. Whats the downside of bigger tires?
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,835
Posted By Sandslinger
I ask because i carry a skelitool and was...

I ask because i carry a skelitool and was wondering if im the only one.
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,835
Posted By Sandslinger
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,970
Posted By Sandslinger
Try a local motorcycle dealer, ask in the parts...

Try a local motorcycle dealer, ask in the parts dept; they sometimes have it in the back.
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By Sandslinger
Question Opinions on bel ray semi 20w50

My husky calls for 10-60 but i couldnt find it, so i bought some semi snythetic 20w50. Do you think i will hurt anything using a semi 20w50?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,156
Posted By Sandslinger
The vitrious gel inside the eye is attached to...

The vitrious gel inside the eye is attached to the retna etc, when it detaches its call a pvd, i would think jarring could help a pvd along.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,156
Posted By Sandslinger
Thanks for all the help guys, the little buggers...

Thanks for all the help guys, the little buggers are anoying. I was just really wondering if you could be shaking new ones loose, as if you were to shake a dead dry christmas tree and the needles...
Forum: Face plant 01-31-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,972
Posted By Sandslinger
Damn, i hate to hear news like this. Im very...

Damn, i hate to hear news like this. Im very sorry. But i do believe we will all be together again someday.
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 419,331
Posted By Sandslinger
Wow, im both blown away, and inspired as hell....

Wow, im both blown away, and inspired as hell. Anything is possible in life if you put your mind to it. Dave, you have alot to be proud of. So whats next , everest perhaps? Next time i ever go to...
Forum: Regional forums 01-30-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,263
Posted By Sandslinger
Question Your most scenic ride ever in america?

If you could go back and redo, your all time favorite ride ever, and stay in that spot, for a week. Where would it be? Also if money were no object , where would you retire to? Let me grab the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,156
Posted By Sandslinger
Thanks for the reply steve, they are rather...

Thanks for the reply steve, they are rather anoying on a bright day. Just trying to find out if new floaters could be created from jaring .
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-30-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,600
Posted By Sandslinger
Question Anyone have vermont pics?

Im a big fan of vermont, and love manchester center area. If anyone has any pics please post. Thanks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,156
Posted By Sandslinger
Thanks dave, I just have the typical floaters ,...

Thanks dave, I just have the typical floaters , within the vitrious gel of the eye. I was just wondering if the jaring would shake things up. Kinda like a snow globe.
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,974
Posted By Sandslinger
In sand i like 7 or 8 , and find i hook up muchhh...

In sand i like 7 or 8 , and find i hook up muchhh better than 12. I must say 12 plus , feels like riding on ice when im in the sand.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,156
Posted By Sandslinger
Question Eye Floaters and off road riding?

I may be nuts but after off road riding , with all the jaring and josteling; the next day my floaters seem to be worse. Anyone else ever notice this? I especially notice floaters when looking at the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 16,296
Posted By Sandslinger
Thumb Thanks for all the great pics.

A big Thank You..to everyone who submitted pics. Awesome just awesome. I cant wait to go.
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,974
Posted By Sandslinger
Guys, im not enjoying 12 psi. I ran 12 all day in...

Guys, im not enjoying 12 psi. I ran 12 all day in 4 inch wet and dry sand and the back end was squirly as hell. This is on a husky te250 with good knobie out back. Im 285 lbs , and every time i lay...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,974
Posted By Sandslinger
Thanks guys for the replys. Im going to start...

Thanks guys for the replys. Im going to start running 12 or 13 and see how that feels. Im not in the mood for pinch flats.
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By Sandslinger
Question Helmet with goggles VS shield with helmet.

Most adventure riders like to wear a motocross full face helmet with goggles verses a sport bike full face helmet with a shield that flips up and down. Why is that? Is it a weight thing?
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 29,943
Posted By Sandslinger
Great pics, wish i were there.

Great pics, wish i were there.
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,032
Posted By Sandslinger
damn i was all into this ride report.:huh

damn i was all into this ride report.:huh
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,974
Posted By Sandslinger
Thumb Anyone else like low tire pressure?

I find 10 psi a little jaring, so off road i enjoy running 8 psi front and back. At 8psi on my husky , it feels just right. Anyone else with me on 8psi or less???
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