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Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
I totally agree. I just finished a 7 day, 1,100...

I totally agree. I just finished a 7 day, 1,100 mile ride. It was mostly fire roads, but we had a healthy dose of mud, baby head rocks, snow, water and OHV trails. I have a USD set up and was...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
A Preview of Coming Attractions...

I've got a ride report mostly written up, but I'm leaving for another trip tomorrow, so I'll just post up this little preview that PDX Alamo made and post the ride report next week:

<IFRAME...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
I would add the HRC, but it has to be generic, at...

I would add the HRC, but it has to be generic, at least as far as Japanese bikes go...my buddy is on a Suzuki.

But, I will put you down for the Nor Cal edition.:D
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Sticker Advice

I got a crazy idea a few months ago about making a kind of funny sticker mascot to put up on stuff during long rides and to hand to out to people on thumpers. I decided to try and incorporate a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2015, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
Thanks for reading Ben! It's always nice to hear...

Thanks for reading Ben! It's always nice to hear from somone with similar experiences!
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Good eye! I used the wrong pic.... :lol3

Good eye! I used the wrong pic.... :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Me!! I too am in Oregon and promise to ride...

Me!!

I too am in Oregon and promise to ride the sh*t out of my bike with your products installed and give you great pictures. Could have really used that Side Stand foot pad last week:
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 12:06 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
Away we go!

Finally got everything all loaded up this afternoon.

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m222/alvincullumyork/E29B4F48-8D53-4F80-B4E4-F33FB1C58BE4_zpsr9wjfykc.jpg

Linked up with my buddy Travis...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 12:00 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
Ahhh. Thanks! For some reason I had 13.8v in my...

Ahhh. Thanks! For some reason I had 13.8v in my head. Guess I remembered wrong.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
Yeah, I think that's the route to go.

Yeah, I think that's the route to go.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 11:43 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
I checked it against my multimeter. It's within...

I checked it against my multimeter. It's within a tenth.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
Yeah, I had that too! I had just adjusted my...

Yeah, I had that too! I had just adjusted my valves and I thought for sure that I had messed something up. But I found it pretty quick. Still, that noise was heart stopping.:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
Update on Problems

Well, I spent yesterday fixing a bunch of stuff....

1. Rear Shock: I checked the sag on the Works shock. It was already at 4.25 inches....so, since the sag was already set in the right range and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
So you are saying it's impossible to blow out a...

So you are saying it's impossible to blow out a shock by riding it hard?
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 09:28 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Possibility of abuse? Did you see how he was...

Possibility of abuse? Did you see how he was riding that poor bike? I could have been the 30 attempts at the culvert, or possibly the motocross jumps, maybe it was all the time he spent tearing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 08:58 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Well, I went out for a longer ride today to test...

Well, I went out for a longer ride today to test some stuff out. 3/4 of the way through the ride I turned the bike off and went to take a piss. Came back, turned everything on, hit the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 08:44 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Fine so far....all 70 miles that is! Haha! I've...

Fine so far....all 70 miles that is! Haha! I've actually got a $50 smartphone with no sim card in it. It's a tough phone, waterproof, shockproof, and vibration resistant. That'll be my primary...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 08:42 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Thanks! And thanks for the advice. ...

Thanks! And thanks for the advice.

Something seems wrong with the shock. It's extremely soft, so soft that I'm swaying a lot in corners on the pavement. I took it out today and rode about 70...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 11:03 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Lots of new stuff...

I finally had a day off today and spent it getting greasy with the XR. First off, I fab'd up a little instrument panel to mount a TTO temp gauge and my trusty Chinese volt meter. I had a spare...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
+1 for Treeliner because of the dice valve caps

+1 for Treeliner because of the dice valve caps
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 11:23 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
You could try "Smart Water"...oh, wait, never...

You could try "Smart Water"...oh, wait, never mind. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 11:22 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Yeah, poor guy. Wish he was still around.

Yeah, poor guy. Wish he was still around.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
Best Oil

We all know what the best oil is....
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
I've been out to Bodie! I knew those pics looked...

I've been out to Bodie! I knew those pics looked familiar. I spent a lot of time up at Bridgeport when I was in the Marines. Had fun exploring the Eastern Sierra and White Mountains in my spare...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 12:46 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
Decyphering and Wiring a Volt Meter

Got my two dollar chinese voltmeter in the mail. It's got three wires, and I'm not quite sure which wire goes to what...

My first intuition is that one goes to a keyed source, one goes to the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Cool! Thanks! Did you just use some contact...

Cool! Thanks! Did you just use some contact cleaner?
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Okay, I'll give it a shot. But I'm a bit...

Okay, I'll give it a shot. But I'm a bit confused: if the switch was dirty and preventing the bike from starting with the electric start, shouldn't it also prevent it from starting in a bump start...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
More Questions

1. I have this re-occuring problem: I'll ride the bike for a while until it's nice and warm, then I shut it off. A few minutes later i'll get back on the bike, turn it on and hit the starter. The...
Forum: Americas 05-02-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,684
Posted By Ulyses
As for me, I only camped once or twice in CA and...

As for me, I only camped once or twice in CA and only in campgrounds. This was mainly due to safety concerns in CA and the relative abundance of cheap lodging with secure parking.

In SA, I did a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
I just went to a local hardware store. The tee...

I just went to a local hardware store. The tee is actually a 1/4 inch bspp thread, but I got a 1/8 bushing to fit in the top hole to fit the sensor. Easy peasy.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 11:37 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Thread Sealant Advice

I just bought a brass tee with some barbed fittings and a 1/8 in bushing to fit the sensor lead from my TTO temp gauge.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 11:29 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Bike looks great! What kind of rear rack is that?

Bike looks great! What kind of rear rack is that?
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 12:01 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
Wow, that's a really interesting place to put the...

Wow, that's a really interesting place to put the battery....I like the R/R relocation though.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Holy hell! Coma and TBI!? Glad you are still...

Holy hell! Coma and TBI!? Glad you are still alive! I've seen a lot of guys get messed up with TBI. Good to see you back, awesome to hear you are back on the bike! Hang tight, keeping working on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
I wonder if you could drill holes to connect all...

I wonder if you could drill holes to connect all those areas and significantly increase your oil capacity?
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
Totally worth it! I get the heart of "el...

Totally worth it! I get the heart of "el senior": a MCMA rebuilt, tricked out 650cc motor with kickstart, highcompression piston, and NX650 gearing. . I'm going to transplant it into my new XR. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 10:56 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Looks great!! :clap

Looks great!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 10:55 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
That looks good! Now add some USD's.... ...

That looks good! Now add some USD's....



Though you are wearing glasses and riding a BMW, you look a lot less scrawny than the PSA kid...:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 10:35 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
Cyclops Bulbs

Look what I got in the mail last night:

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m222/alvincullumyork/ACD68552-8903-471D-B408-9E1CD4A56506_zpsdcglgucn.jpg

Cyclops' new 9005/HB3 base LED bulbs w/fans...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Ulyses
Whenever I see that many numbers and symbols my...

Whenever I see that many numbers and symbols my mind goes blank and I start drooling.... :pep



You do! You're definetly more social than I am! And way better with the mechanical stuff. It's...
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