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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By thumper_tx
Fork oil drain question

Got new fork springs in today.
Was looking for a small screw on the lower leg to drain the fork oil. I see none.
So what is the easiest way to drain all the oil from the legs short of removing:ear...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-06-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,113
Posted By thumper_tx
This rally was called the Chain Gang Rally for...

This rally was called the Chain Gang Rally for many years. It is no longer sponsored by the Chain Gang as such but all are welcome.
Last years attendees were treated to a tour of a private car and...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 2,121,296
Posted By thumper_tx
Really do like the looks of that tent. Brand?...

Really do like the looks of that tent. Brand? Cost? Where can I get one
Thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 255,801
Posted By thumper_tx
Can anyone tell me what has to be removed from...

Can anyone tell me what has to be removed from the top in order to access the shock bolt? I have removed the screws that I can see but it does not budge. Is there a tutorial or a manual available....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-22-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 255,801
Posted By thumper_tx
Great. This seems to be only a 2 beer job for...

Great. This seems to be only a 2 beer job for sure. Well........maybe 3

thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-22-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 255,801
Posted By thumper_tx
Thanks. hopefully i can pull it without having...

Thanks.
hopefully i can pull it without having to take the rear wheel off.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-22-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 255,801
Posted By thumper_tx
New here.

I have not read thru this entire thread.
I bought the indy kit but not installed it as of yet. Can this be done on the top or it is necessary to remove the whole shock?
Completely stock set up as...
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 74,236
Posted By thumper_tx
i'm in for one also.

i'm in for one also.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-10-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7,134
Views: 6,323,136
Posted By thumper_tx
Nice bike and a million dollar smile!

Nice bike and a million dollar smile!
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 478,125
Posted By thumper_tx
The Tiger never came in Soph.........wound up...

The Tiger never came in Soph.........wound up buying the last f800gs the dealer will have this year.
Actually saw the Triumph rep while picking up the GS.
Interesting conversation for sure....
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
I spoke with the dealer at length today. He has...

I spoke with the dealer at length today. He has worked very hard to get my bike in. This dealer has a stellar reputation and I have been doing business with them for 12 years or so. The problem is...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
I do not recall in my post that it would be a...

I do not recall in my post that it would be a GS800. Now that I have missed my planned vacation there is lots of time to decide. I still have another bike to ride. no stress here.
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
After waiting 3 months with 3 promised ship dates...

After waiting 3 months with 3 promised ship dates and still no orange bike.I have canceled my order. With 2012 bikes already on the road it makes no sense to pay for a 2011.
My dealer says he knows...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
Thanks for the info. Thats a pretty far...

Thanks for the info.

Thats a pretty far drive........even for us Tx guys.

Having a little talk with the dealer about waiting on a year old bike .
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
Maybe not too many orange ones made it. I am...

Maybe not too many orange ones made it. I am still waiting 2 months after the first promised delivery date.
Not I am seeing 2012 models being bought and delivered.
About to the point of hitching...
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
Good luck with that! I have been hearing that...

Good luck with that!
I have been hearing that song and dance for over 2 months now.
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
My sentiments exactly! Only it won't be a Uly.

My sentiments exactly! Only it won't be a Uly.
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
Update from my dealer today. My orange xc that...

Update from my dealer today.
My orange xc that was to ship on 18 April is now due to be shipped on May 6th.
The total cluster continues. No sense in this as I ordered in Feb.

What a way to run...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
Bluhduh My orange xc ABS was to be delivered by month's...

My orange xc ABS was to be delivered by month's end.
Still not here.
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
+1 on all of this. My dealer is working his...

+1 on all of this.

My dealer is working his butt off to get me an orange one. I was offered a white one when the customer that ordered it backed out.
DEaler got a confirmation from Triumph for my...
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
I am going with the swivel type risers also. I...

I am going with the swivel type risers also. I will simply roll them back and get as much as I can. Even back a little will help.
It appears that there is a little slack in the cables. The clutch...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
Smithville tx.35 mi east of Austin

Smithville tx.35 mi east of Austin
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
This makes no sense as my dealer got a fax this...

This makes no sense as my dealer got a fax this morning saying my orange ABS would ship out on 18 April. It is already in the states. I ordered in late Feb.
Dealer said they release the vin on the...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
Just before I was to pick up the white one my...

Just before I was to pick up the white one my dealer got confirmation that my original order for an orange one was confirmed with a late April delivery date.
I let someone else have the white one...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
I would have to say the power delivery and...

I would have to say the power delivery and smoother clutch was most of the reason. The motor does not have a lot of junk hung on it and is much cleaner looking. The build quality looks better to me...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,407,252
Posted By thumper_tx
Got to tide the Tiger XC and the GS 800 today....

Got to tide the Tiger XC and the GS 800 today. Got off one and on the other to do the same route. I liked them both but the ergos were better for me on the GS 800.
The engine was a little buzzy on...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 88,279
Posted By thumper_tx
30 miles east of Austin dude! Have shop,tools,...

30 miles east of Austin dude! Have shop,tools, and beer.
Retired and no schedules. Will be watching here.
you are welcome here any time.

Ron

Wr250r
Sporty
Tiger 800 a comin' son
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,676
Posted By thumper_tx
Hey Skierd......gonna wring that WR out eh. ...

Hey Skierd......gonna wring that WR out eh.

If'n ya get anywhere close to Austin gimme a shout. Got a spare room and shop space, tools and such.
No wife here........just re entering the game at...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,962,764
Posted By thumper_tx
I had a TU when they first came out. It was very...

I had a TU when they first came out. It was very slow and uninspiring .
It ran Ok for me cause I am not in a big hurry. I sold it because I was just too cramped on it. Too much leg bend and bars...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,962,764
Posted By thumper_tx
I had an 08 Xt250. I ride the WR now. A...

I had an 08 Xt250. I ride the WR now.
A camparison is like apples to oranges. The WR is awesome, especially after you do a few mods.
Do it man!!
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,130
Posted By thumper_tx
+1 on this Kreiga. Very adjustable and...

+1 on this Kreiga. Very adjustable and comfortable.
3 liters last all day long, even in out Texas heat.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-24-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 18,286
Posted By thumper_tx
Thank the Lord for motorcycles and the people who...

Thank the Lord for motorcycles and the people who ride them.
Been watching this thread all day and feeling so helpless.
Brotherhood is alive and well.

Good luck on your recovery Bob.
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 70,928
Posted By thumper_tx
IN? I never really get out. Ron...

IN? I never really get out.


Ron 304.Chain Gang
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,279
Posted By thumper_tx
OK Sarah..last years RR. Waiting eagerly for...

OK Sarah..last years RR.
Waiting eagerly for the trip you just got back from with the awesome WR's!!
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By thumper_tx
I know someone who could produce these. Just need...

I know someone who could produce these. Just need the dimensions and a source for the folding legs.
Every bike would have to be different so who knows what the cost would be.
Sounds interesting...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,962,764
Posted By thumper_tx
Wink I have both Yamaha 250's. an 08 xt 250 and an...

I have both Yamaha 250's.
an 08 xt 250 and an 09 WR250 R. I like them both. For just tooling around I like the XT. For more serious stuff the WR rocks. This bike is the true do it all dual sport.
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 41,338
Views: 7,713,800
Posted By thumper_tx
I had to do the same thing on my Yammie XT250...

I had to do the same thing on my Yammie XT250 when I went with pro taper atv hi bars. Have had no issues with it at all.

Ron
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 41,338
Views: 7,713,800
Posted By thumper_tx
YES!!! Soon they will be introduced as a...

YES!!!

Soon they will be introduced as a kit. Look for pics soon on the WR forum.

Awesome. All I can say for now.testing final fitment.


Ron
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 41,338
Views: 7,713,800
Posted By thumper_tx
HF, I have the same issue on my Safari. I...

HF,

I have the same issue on my Safari. I have tried a couple different things and have some improvement. This fix looks to the one I need also.

Thanks,

Ron in Tx
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 41,338
Views: 7,713,800
Posted By thumper_tx
I have a friend who just built me a custom rack...

I have a friend who just built me a custom rack that is similar to the PMB.
They should arrive here in a couple days.(tx).
He is a machinist and can build anything you want. Shoot him an e-mail and...
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