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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-01-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 490,066
Posted By big-t
lockhart basin 2013 ...

lockhart basin 2013


http://big-t.smugmug.com/Other/Westward-Ho-rehash-2013/i-smhW9Gf/0/XL/IMG_0294-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By big-t
a simple way to to do this is to tape a timing...

a simple way to to do this is to tape a timing light onto a bike where it shines at your face to verify spark when its missing or cutting out.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,376
Posted By big-t
Posted on the TVR site in Roanoke/Blacksburg areas

Posted on the TVR site in Roanoke/Blacksburg areas
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 38,253
Posted By big-t
Just wondering if this info ever came thru?? ...

Just wondering if this info ever came thru??

I am about to dive into my 07 and change a bunch things to include a Rottweiler. This info would be very helpful in determining which direction I'll...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,517
Posted By big-t
This is a classic example of warped...

This is a classic example of warped rotors,although the term "warped" is misleading.
The problem starts with rotor runout or wobble.The rotors develop thin spots on one side from the pads brushing...
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,438
Posted By big-t
Unplug the front o2 and see if it cures the...

Unplug the front o2 and see if it cures the running problem.If not reconnect and clear code.
Also check the fuel pressure regulator.if its a vacuum type there should be no fuel in the hose
Forum: Orange Crush 01-16-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 435,232
Posted By big-t
Any chance you can identify the exact moto-trek...

Any chance you can identify the exact moto-trek map you used?

I have been away from this thread for a while an am having trouble finding it.

Thanks
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-18-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,083
Posted By big-t
Good luck,The DMV will require a title without...

Good luck,The DMV will require a title without the "for off road use only" stamped on it and they have the "on road" list in their computer they match the model against.Every once in a while they...
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,977
Posted By big-t
Probably not enough to fool with.The ones I have...

Probably not enough to fool with.The ones I have looked at are metal spiral wraps and are considered a very low grade converter.

They may be worth a few bucks,but for me they are not worth the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,042
Posted By big-t
I believe my lil 250 went up that draw...hauling...

I believe my lil 250 went up that draw...hauling my fatass...all 235lbs plus gear
:lol3:lol3

http://big-t.smugmug.com/Other/Westward-Ho-rehash-2013/i-wcb45NG/0/XL/IMG_0252-XL.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 10-15-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 435,232
Posted By big-t
From the automotive side,The heaters are used to...

From the automotive side,The heaters are used to bring the up the 02s to temp quicker and therefore closed loop operation to meet emissions standards can be achieved quicker.Once the exhaust heats up...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-04-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By big-t
How much of that "Florida snow" is...

How much of that "Florida snow" is involved....:(::(:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-29-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 37,649
Posted By big-t
Grab,cool spot Dave,I rode past the entrance...

Grab,cool spot Dave,I rode past the entrance twice before seeing it..

http://big-t.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc/i-4WLZ92g/0/L/IMG_0164-L.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4,618
Views: 511,222
Posted By big-t
And from the same thread.. ...

And from the same thread..



Interesting....maybe they added the chip at some point in the production
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4,618
Views: 511,222
Posted By big-t
. According to the service mgr at the local...

. According to the service mgr at the local dealer,my Terra does not have it.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,618
Views: 511,222
Posted By big-t
Very interesting and the timing is perfect as...

Very interesting and the timing is perfect as this fatass (235 lbs + gear) is on a search for heavier fork springs.Having put close to 2k,mostly on rough rocky mountain roads and rougher stuff,the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4,618
Views: 511,222
Posted By big-t
I have used a number of these and find after you...

I have used a number of these and find after you wear a bit off the knobs,they settle down and work very well.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-10-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 55,361
Posted By big-t
This is one Kickass picture....:thumb ...

This is one Kickass picture....:thumb



http://hayduke.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Rides-2013/Random-Rides-2013/i-kV4MT6T/0/L/5713%20023-L.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-17-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11,066
Views: 1,179,623
Posted By big-t
Can anybody direct me to the "EASY...

Can anybody direct me to the "EASY BUTTON"......:lol3


Got a problem with the Montana.Leaving in morning so I don't have time to read all 500 pages .I have been using tracks for dualsport and...
Forum: The Garage 04-12-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By big-t
Most new cars should not have a problem like...

Most new cars should not have a problem like that.In the right lane they will usually have a very slight pull to the right that most people just ignore and compensate for with just a bit of opposite...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4,618
Views: 511,222
Posted By big-t
Got a chance to put the Terra in some rougher...

Got a chance to put the Terra in some rougher situations this weekend and am happy to report this bike kicks ass. :thumb

Got about 200 miles of paved and dirt road and 6 miles of Hogback Ridge...
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,546
Posted By big-t
The biggest advantage you get from removing the...

The biggest advantage you get from removing the cat will be lowering the skin temperature of the system.No more melted pants...:lol3

All the cats I have seen on motorcycles are of the "spiral...
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,912
Posted By big-t
I have run into this problem several times and it...

I have run into this problem several times and it was usually traced back to where the lower part of the spring seats against the strut.Usually there is a rubber in between the two that could be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 37,649
Posted By big-t
That parking lot is usually packed on weekends...

That parking lot is usually packed on weekends with folks hiking the trail.I'm predicting it will be gone if no one picks it up before then....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-30-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 37,649
Posted By big-t
Those parking lots are usually packed on weekends...

Those parking lots are usually packed on weekends with folks hiking the trail.I'm predicting it will be gone if no one picks it up before then....
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4,618
Views: 511,222
Posted By big-t
Also sent a PM for one.Thanks

Also sent a PM for one.Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4,618
Views: 511,222
Posted By big-t
The happy bike is broke....:cry ...

The happy bike is broke....:cry

http://big-t.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc/i-9JCBCkH/0/L/IMAG0500-L.jpg

Found this while washing the mud off after todays ride.I can only assume the light and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4,618
Views: 511,222
Posted By big-t
+ 1 Perfect description

+ 1

Perfect description
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 672,049
Posted By big-t
Exactly,speed is the divining factor.I have taken...

Exactly,speed is the divining factor.I have taken the Terra thru several sections of washed out rutted two track on the side of some W Va mountains with no problems,it feels light,well balanced and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 672,049
Posted By big-t
Not until it gets too far over center to...

Not until it gets too far over center to stop.....:lol3
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,806
Posted By big-t
The heavy duty tubes are the problem.I run them...

The heavy duty tubes are the problem.I run them in most of my dualsports and every one usually takes 3 to 4 ounces.They are usually a pain to get balanced.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 672,049
Posted By big-t
Give it some time before changing springs,the...

Give it some time before changing springs,the Huskys suspension is very stiff when new.My sag gained an inch after 5-6 hundred miles of rough rocky road.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 672,049
Posted By big-t
Mark, Can you verify the part number on the...

Mark,

Can you verify the part number on the unit they sent ? They list several different units for the 650 line.

I spend a lot of time working with drivability problems and was aware of the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 672,049
Posted By big-t
Had a chance 2 weeks ago to try out the Terra in...

Had a chance 2 weeks ago to try out the Terra in a little rougher terrain over in W. Va..and I was really pleased with the way it handled the off camber rutted two track up the side of several...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,471
Posted By big-t
Been using amsoil for years in all my rides,but...

Been using amsoil for years in all my rides,but recently picked up a Terra and the recommended oil for it is Castrol 4t racing oil.
It looks similar to the motor ex in the fact the oil is almost...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-13-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 435,232
Posted By big-t
Is it really necessary to swap them?It would seem...

Is it really necessary to swap them?It would seem you could look at them with the Tuneecu software,engine OFF,switch on and compare the values.Should be no difference in atmospheric pressure with the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 672,049
Posted By big-t
Thanks,Fixed it....:lol3

Thanks,Fixed it....:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 672,049
Posted By big-t
...and while this pic is not of the Terra,I can...

...and while this pic is not of the Terra,I can testify your boots will fill up with water and she still purrs on...:lol3

http://big-t.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc/i-KTHD5jx/0/XL/IMAG0402-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 672,049
Posted By big-t
I don't think mine will be on the market anytime...

I don't think mine will be on the market anytime soon...I could really use a skidplate though..

http://big-t.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/misc/i-dPn3MZz/0/XL/IMAG0392-XL.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 672,049
Posted By big-t
Actually I was looking beyond the inner...

Actually I was looking beyond the inner mounts,between the cables it kind of looks like the bar risers are taller,but you answered my question.Thanks

Anybody use taller risers yet..?I feel like I...
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