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Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 617,975
Posted By J-Ball
Looks like my XT is going to be less of a off...

Looks like my XT is going to be less of a off roader and more of a commuter for a while. (damn gas prices) Time for a new chain for safty reasons. I was wondering what the advantages of going to the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,492
Posted By J-Ball
Can anyone explain how the heat gun brings back...

Can anyone explain how the heat gun brings back the color? Just can't wrap my brain around how the color re-appears.....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-10-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 77,322
Posted By J-Ball
Yep, that's kinda what I was thinking. Before or...

Yep, that's kinda what I was thinking. Before or after rut would be good. I notice 'round here after a few weekends of gun season the deer seem like they're out less. A buck in rut has blinders on...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-10-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 77,322
Posted By J-Ball
Man....sorry to hear about all the get offs in...

Man....sorry to hear about all the get offs in the rally. Get well quick to all. Otherwise it sounds like it was a helluva good time.

Not that I ever am good at being the voice of reason....but...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-29-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 77,322
Posted By J-Ball
Y'all have a kick ass, bone rollin' rally!!!! ...

Y'all have a kick ass, bone rollin' rally!!!!

Wish I could make it, looks like I'm working this weekend. :cry

Be safe.
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21,154
Views: 6,101,617
Posted By J-Ball
Cord, I've got a Distanzia front and Anakee...

Cord,
I've got a Distanzia front and Anakee rear combo on my "street" bike, both hold great in the wet, good enough on the dirt. If ya go for the distanzia make sure you don't get the SM compound...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 617,975
Posted By J-Ball
That's the one, thanks Psycho! 22mm it is.

That's the one, thanks Psycho! 22mm it is.
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 617,975
Posted By J-Ball
Can anyone verify that the allen nut inside the...

Can anyone verify that the allen nut inside the fork tube is a 17mm?? Somewhere in this thread someone was talking about using all-thread and 17mm nuts to make a fork tool, couldn't find by...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,660
Posted By J-Ball
Yeah, I hear ya Grreatdog, I like the natural...

Yeah, I hear ya Grreatdog, I like the natural look. I havn't found one on an XT but I did find this TW200 wearing an XT350 natty tank, looks pretty good....
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,660
Posted By J-Ball
Thanks for the replys, much appreciated. Sounds...

Thanks for the replys, much appreciated. Sounds like the plastic will be more forgiving than the metal tank when it comes to banging around off road.

I was thinking you couldn't (sucsessfully)...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 617,975
Posted By J-Ball
Back2TX -Welcome back, if ya ever wanna bring...

Back2TX
-Welcome back, if ya ever wanna bring your XT to the hill country and ride lemme know. Camping and great riding all around!

XT4Ever
+ 1 on the Supertrapp
-1 on removing the snorkel. My...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,660
Posted By J-Ball
Plastic VS Metal Gas Tank?

Hi all, I'm nearing a point where I'm hoping to do some cosmetic changes on a '99 XT350. My beat up stocker tank is dented so I'm looking for a replacement. I was wondering the pros and cons of metal...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 617,975
Posted By J-Ball
Falcon, The price seems right. The Supertrapp...

Falcon,
The price seems right. The Supertrapp is a good upgrade, the airbox needs to be opened up and the jetting adjusted to make it run right. Make sure it's not running too lean (check the tip of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 617,975
Posted By J-Ball
We've got plenty of those kind too. What part of...

We've got plenty of those kind too. What part of the state are you moving too? I'm central, holler if ya wanna ride sometime.

SKI, glad to see ya digging into the stator. What was the original...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,341
Posted By J-Ball
Love the pic of you kick starting your bike...

Love the pic of you kick starting your bike wearing flip flops! Girls must have a higher tolerance for pain. :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 617,975
Posted By J-Ball
Hey Back2TX, If your asking how well the XT's...

Hey Back2TX,
If your asking how well the XT's do in the heat, they do fine. Make sure your not running too lean and all will be well. We are just now hitting 100+ degree days. This time last year we...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 617,975
Posted By J-Ball
Lukengruven, Good work and THANK YOU! I've...

Lukengruven,
Good work and THANK YOU! I've thought for a long time now how great it would be if the info in this thread were organized...

These links should be a sticky at the top of the thread!...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-28-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,272
Posted By J-Ball
Good stuff guys, thanks for sharing. I...

Good stuff guys, thanks for sharing. I particuarly like the vids with raw sound not some cheesy, gay-assed disco music. Hearing the bike is music enough.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-07-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 77,322
Posted By J-Ball
I agree, should be a hoot!

I agree, should be a hoot!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-06-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 77,322
Posted By J-Ball
'S what I heard. Remember the arena PA system...

'S what I heard. Remember the arena PA system alone is probably around $60k! That's just equipment, install was a pretty penny too.

Did ya check out their cieling fans! What, 40' span? Holy...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-06-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 77,322
Posted By J-Ball
I hear tell the owner is the sole heir to the...

I hear tell the owner is the sole heir to the Borden Milk fotune.... Whole new meaning to the term Milk Money...

Roll them bones!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-03-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 91,365
Posted By J-Ball
Hey John David, I've eaten at Spykes a number of...

Hey John David, I've eaten at Spykes a number of times as its the nearest choice for bbq from where I work. It's pretty good, to me nothing spectacular but I'm really damn picky.

Pros: Ribs are...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-03-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19,035
Views: 962,546
Posted By J-Ball
Ride Report?

Two weekends ago I was hoping to do a little recon riding with Ghost and crew West of Hamilton. I ended up having to work moving hay bales out of a field. Oh how I wish I woulda gone riding. About 40...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-17-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 77,322
Posted By J-Ball
May call ya and tag along (ie try to keep up)....

May call ya and tag along (ie try to keep up). Tomorrow eve is kinda if-y for me at the moment but would love to ride. I'll know by mid day.

Dahveed. I'm jealous, I woulda loved to have been...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-17-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 77,322
Posted By J-Ball
I'm not trying to say don't have a band. Just...

I'm not trying to say don't have a band. Just trying to help out from what I have learned personaly in this specific venue. A regular bar band pa will not work well in that room. Sure you'll hear it,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,720
Posted By J-Ball
Sorry, rant not over. If I was the OP I would...

Sorry, rant not over. If I was the OP I would have had a hard time not pulling up along side that suv and using the steel toes in my boots to kick dents in the car. Fuck that asshole. That guy drove...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,534
Posted By J-Ball
That is exactly the problem, no consequences. If...

That is exactly the problem, no consequences. If everyone got in their cage with the idea that they could be fined, lose their liscence, jail time or worse if they even slightly fuck up people would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,720
Posted By J-Ball
Jesus Christo! This post just pissed me off! Why...

Jesus Christo! This post just pissed me off! Why do we live in a such a mind numbing society of fucking idiots!?!? Why arn't these people pulled out of their cars and shot? Or at least have a major...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,534
Posted By J-Ball
QUOTE "Make a virtual reality car with screens...

QUOTE "Make a virtual reality car with screens instead of windows, have a random driving circuit with some kids that run into the road, cars that cut you off, motorcycles at a junction etc. Hit...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-16-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 77,322
Posted By J-Ball
That's why I'd set up on a trailer out back....

That's why I'd set up on a trailer out back. Quick easy set up, decent gear, it'll sound good. The room has issues that can't be tamed easily. Not the typical bar scenario. Acoustic uunplugged would...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 617,975
Posted By J-Ball
Its sometimes hard to see new oil in the sight...

Its sometimes hard to see new oil in the sight glass. I always tip the bike back and forth while holding the brake lever down, helps to see where the oil is, just make sure that the bike is upright...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-16-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 77,322
Posted By J-Ball
[quote=ghostrider1964]J_ball...got one band...

[quote=ghostrider1964]J_ball...got one band playing there in August to check accoustics...I am looking at having a band both Friday and Saturday:deal Would greatly appreciated...:lol3

Ghost,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-14-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 91,365
Posted By J-Ball
Not big on turkey meat either but the wifey loves...

Not big on turkey meat either but the wifey loves it. The turkey sausage is a whole 'nuther thing, it's great. Not greasy, not dry, great texture and flavor. That stuff with some sauce and their...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-12-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 77,322
Posted By J-Ball
If you guys wanna have a band PM me for some...

If you guys wanna have a band PM me for some "sound" advice. I've worked that venue and it's really a bitch to get a handle on the sound. 99% of the bands that work that room sound like the reverb is...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-11-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 91,365
Posted By J-Ball
Inmans Kitchen, Llano

INMANS KITCHEN in LLANO has some damn good grub. I'm motivated to mention them as I just read it was voted "best B-B-Q in Central Texas" They're having a big party/radio remote today to celebrate and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-11-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19,035
Views: 962,546
Posted By J-Ball
This IS the asylum! Love the Gohpernator...

This IS the asylum!

Love the Gohpernator vid, looks like a lot more fun than our current way of dealing with gophers in the hay fields.

Goddamn it, log out and go for a ride! This means you!...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-08-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19,035
Views: 962,546
Posted By J-Ball
Thanks for the advice Ghost, Note to self,...

Thanks for the advice Ghost,

Note to self, remove "rope llama from back of motorcycle" from bucket list!:huh
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-08-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19,035
Views: 962,546
Posted By J-Ball
[quote=ghostrider1964]Can ya imagine punchin cows...

[quote=ghostrider1964]Can ya imagine punchin cows from the back of ya KLR:lol3 Yippeekayeeeee:rofl

Funny you say that Ghost, I use my XT to round up cattle all the time, they don't stand a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By J-Ball
Looks like fun guys, me and my XT are jealous....

Looks like fun guys, me and my XT are jealous. Thanks for sharing. Always good to see RR's on XT's.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4,459
Views: 617,975
Posted By J-Ball
Thanks XT4Ever and FLYIN V, Ended up...

Thanks XT4Ever and FLYIN V,

Ended up ordering a new meter bracket, only 20 bucks. The stuff on ebay is for all the gauges that I don't need and the headlight bracket I don't need (if I can bend...
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