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Forum: Vendors 05-25-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 157,089
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
"Flat tire karma"... I like it.... :nod Any more...

"Flat tire karma"... I like it.... :nod Any more projects in the works for Enduro Star?
Forum: Vendors 05-24-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 157,089
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Hi Steve, Finally got my trail stand in the...

Hi Steve,

Finally got my trail stand in the mail today. I was just beginning to wonder if the USPS or Canada Post had managed to lose it somehow! From Kansas to British Columbia in 20 days...but...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,246
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Crap! Now you tell me... I just taped my tubes up...

Crap! Now you tell me... I just taped my tubes up two days ago! :lol3
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
I've been really happy with the Denali kit. Nice...

I've been really happy with the Denali kit. Nice and bright...

The best part about this set-up is that it comes with all the necessary wiring and a handy switch. Weakest link was the actual...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,039
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
I have the 24mm for the rear axle of my DR650....

I have the 24mm for the rear axle of my DR650. Great wrench to use use for both the wheel removal and swapping rubber. For some reason, I held off buying the 3/8" adapter, but am finally ordering one...
Forum: Vendors 05-16-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,176
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Just got your small rack in the mail today! Looks...

Just got your small rack in the mail today! Looks great, perfect size for using in combination with a Giant Loop Coyote saddlebag. Can't wait to get it bolted on the bike... I'm thinking of adding...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-15-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Just an FYI.... This company has gone out of...

Just an FYI....

This company has gone out of business! I bought one of their install-it-yourself kits about a year and a half ago. After much procrastination, I finally installed it today, and...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
I don't see why you couldn't wire the Symtec-type...

I don't see why you couldn't wire the Symtec-type stick-on heaters with a simple on-off switch.

Is my grasp of wiring concepts wrong here, electrical gurus? Does the HI-LO-OFF switch have a...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,246
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Is there anything that duct tape can't improve...

Is there anything that duct tape can't improve upon? I bag my tubes, but didn't think to wrap them in tape as well... I'm always worried that the tubes are going to somehow end up with a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Crappy screws are notoriously easy to strip in...

Crappy screws are notoriously easy to strip in any situation. Quality (and proper sized) screwdrivers make a huge difference. Slow and steady with as much downward force as you can manage is the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Hey NYTrainer... I just struggled through...

Hey NYTrainer...

I just struggled through this same procedure myself. Did you ever get it sorted?

My solution in the end was simple. I used the original wiring harness but just chopped off the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
I've worn the paint off my frame just above the...

I've worn the paint off my frame just above the pegs with my boots... The primer coat is gone too and I'm down to bare metal. I have slight rusting on these spots...but I live in BC, where it's damp...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Great advice, thanks NordieBoy. Like I said to...

Great advice, thanks NordieBoy. Like I said to LukasM, thanks for sharing your knowledge with the rest of us. Sometimes it's the smallest problems that we're just not able to see past until someone...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 139,193
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Thanks Lukas! I had a feeling it was just...

Thanks Lukas!

I had a feeling it was just me... That just makes too much sense. I was concentrating too hard on just the clutch lever side of the system, and was forgetting about the end down on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
ASV Clutch Lever/Perch install issues

Hi all,

I have a feeling that I'm mechanically inept today, so hopefully someone can lend a helping hand. My problem is this: I am in the process of installing a new clutch perch and lever to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 139,193
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Hi Lukas...Great build by the way! Sorry for...

Hi Lukas...Great build by the way! Sorry for dragging this one up from the past, but I'm hoping you can help me out with an ASV lever I'm trying to install on my DR650.

My problem is this: I can't...
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 157,089
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Okay I can't handle it any more! I've been...

Okay I can't handle it any more! I've been looking at your stand for a year now... Simple, small and functional. Just placed an order....finally...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 29,203
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Likely culprit... It is the original stock lever,...

Likely culprit... It is the original stock lever, though. Now it's lying in two pieces on the ground, and the bar is awaiting the new ASV lever...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 29,203
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Clutch cable keeps snapping right up by the...

Clutch cable keeps snapping right up by the lever, right at the lever-end ball. Always re-routed in the stock location. Can't figure this one out... Is lube and smooth routing the answer?
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,479
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
I bought the el-cheapo pegs at the beginning of...

I bought the el-cheapo pegs at the beginning of last summer... No problem with the fit. Nice to have the larger pegs underfoot. Easy upgrade, but they are starting to rust a bit, so I'll throw a coat...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,479
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Vapor Dashboard install

Hi all,

So I'm having a hell of a time wiring up the lights for the Trailtech Vapor dashboard. I managed to wire the High Beam properly, but am struggling with the Neutral and Turn Signal lights....
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 29,203
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Thanks for the clutch cable tips Pat... My third...

Thanks for the clutch cable tips Pat... My third cable just arrived at the local shop, and now I'm just waiting for the ASV lever to arrive (the distributor "forgot" to ship it....:huh).

I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 29,203
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Going to replace the clutch perch with a...

Going to replace the clutch perch with a aftermarket from ASV. I'll keep the cable ball lubed, though...makes sense. I lubed the cables, but never the actual ball and socket. Funny...each time it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 29,203
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Clutch cables! For some reason, I'm on my third...

Clutch cables! For some reason, I'm on my third clutch cable on my '09 with just over 16000km on the odometer. The first was the bike's original that snapped out of the blue and the second cable...
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 185,951
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
I might as well chime in too.... Last two summers...

I might as well chime in too.... Last two summers I've been fighting with the adjustment on a set of typical aftermarket folding mirrors for my DR650. So many annoying screws to line up to get them...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,309
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
I'm guessing the F is for F800...as in "the f800...

I'm guessing the F is for F800...as in "the f800 can hardly be called a dirt bike..."
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Hey Trying59, I'm pretty sure the guy you're...

Hey Trying59,

I'm pretty sure the guy you're thinking of is Dave de Jonge (spelling??). He has a company based out of Vancouver called MOD or Moto Overland Development. His website is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Hey Grifter... Thanks for the tips, I figured...

Hey Grifter...
Thanks for the tips, I figured this was going to be the reality of things...

I just haven't ridden on "fresh" gravel in a while, so I'd kind of forgotten how it feels, especially...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Hmmm...15 psi, eh? I'll give it a try. I'm sure...

Hmmm...15 psi, eh? I'll give it a try. I'm sure it's mostly just me, as I ususally end up riding alone, so tend to ride a little less aggressively when I'm in the middle of nowhere. Can't remember...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Skating on fresh gravel...

So here's one for everyone...

On Monday and Tuesday I took my 09 DR on its first overnight trip with a new set of D606's on it (don't worry...this wasn't my first ever trip, just first with the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Nice, I lived in Weston until I was 8. Went to...

Nice, I lived in Weston until I was 8. Went to school at Pelmo Park...

Haven't seen that area in many years...How's the neighbourhood?
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Hey NorthYork... Are you in North York in...

Hey NorthYork...

Are you in North York in Toronto?
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Goodcat... The grinder story is sounding...

Goodcat...

The grinder story is sounding vaguely familiar. I seem to recall you mentioning this in an earlier post. As fun as it would be to use my virgin angle grinder on the light brackets, I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
new lights!

Okay, so I finally saved up some cash and have purchased some new lights for my DR. I picked up a Trail Tech x2 Halogen and Twisted Throttle's Denali LED light kit.

After some initial fiddling,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Renthal Kevlar Dual Compounds have treated me...

Renthal Kevlar Dual Compounds have treated me very well...weird colour, but they are nice and gummy and seem to last ( 8500 km so far...)
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
True, but decel pop is always going to happen...

True, but decel pop is always going to happen while decelerating...hard to gas it and slow down at the same time....:evil
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Yeah, I was looking at those last week...the...

Yeah, I was looking at those last week...the brake/tail version looks pretty sweet. A few different brands and price points out there, as well.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
True...good point! Okay, just no blinkers,...

True...good point! Okay, just no blinkers, then...besides, I haven't seen any LED turn signals that I actually like the shape of.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
I share your pain, brother... I'm trying to...

I share your pain, brother...

I'm trying to save up to get a similar setup going on my 09 DR. Trail Tech X2 headlight coupled with Twisted Throttle's Denali LED setup (which is 2 VisionX Solstice...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2010, 02:27 AM
Replies: 99,923
Views: 19,180,945
Posted By CoastMountainGuy
Well there you go...and like I said, just what...

Well there you go...and like I said, just what I've heard...
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