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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,550
Posted By onewoodsrider
Those are great suggestions thanks for the input....

Those are great suggestions thanks for the input. I have been checking with the rangers in the area and Roads are not looking to bad as of right now. The phone numbers to the gas stations is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,550
Posted By onewoodsrider
The reason I ask is because on the map it only...

The reason I ask is because on the map it only shows maybe 110-120 miles worse case between fuel stops. My concern is do some of these smaller gas stops always have fuel ? And if we cant get through...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,550
Posted By onewoodsrider
How long ago did you ride it ?

How long ago did you ride it ?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,550
Posted By onewoodsrider
Can anyone who has done to IDBDR tell me what's...

Can anyone who has done to IDBDR tell me what's the longest stretch between fuel stops. I'm trying to figure out how much fuel I might need.

Thanks

Todd
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,048
Posted By onewoodsrider
Led install

I installed the Cyclops led kit on my 950 this weekend. I can tell you that the install was easy and the light output is 10 fold better than my stock us headlamp set up. A brief instruction sheet...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By onewoodsrider
I would guess that if you didn't run the carbs...

I would guess that if you didn't run the carbs dry your pilots are clogged. That might explain the change in idle if your starving for fuel. I would buy new 42pilot and install them when I had the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-11-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By onewoodsrider
I actually spoke to them the other day about a...

I actually spoke to them the other day about a ride in early June. He stated that as of right now you would run into some snow in June but could still make it. Stated that the snow would be frozen on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By onewoodsrider
Because my bike was surging and coughing a little...

Because my bike was surging and coughing a little is why I richened up the bottom end a little. I dropped my floats from 3mm to 2-3/4mm and dropped the mains to 172-175 and it is pulling very hard...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-03-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By onewoodsrider
I am basically running the same set up using the...

I am basically running the same set up using the bean conversion. My floats are at 3mm, 42pilots, 178/180,stock needle in 2nd position. My bike coughs at higher rpms and surges a little at a steady...
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 114,783
Posted By onewoodsrider
Thank you for the heads up on the...

Thank you for the heads up on the recommendations. I will be riding the bike down to Nevada on mostly asphalt. Should I be worried about running so lean or should I bite the bullet and re-jet at the...
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 114,783
Posted By onewoodsrider
I'm afraid its going to be really rich when I...

I'm afraid its going to be really rich when I hit any type of elevation though. What are your thoughts on riding at the higher elevations? I have also been reading your other post's as well about...
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 992
Views: 114,783
Posted By onewoodsrider
Finally got my 05 out. Sea level 60 degrees...

Finally got my 05 out.

Sea level 60 degrees or so
175/180 mains
Stock needle 2nd clip no bottom spacer.
42 pilot
3 turns out on flex jets
3mm float height.
2-1 with Remus.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By onewoodsrider
Lol, My bad I'm talking about my air...

Lol,

My bad I'm talking about my air compressor. That is where the water is sitting on the bottom of the tank.

Todd
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By onewoodsrider
That happens to me all the time no matter what...

That happens to me all the time no matter what bike I put tires on. Its all the lube that is blowing the bubbles and hissing. It gets really bad if I forget to drain my tank before I fill up the tire...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-20-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,550
Posted By onewoodsrider
Well three out of five us have winches and all of...

Well three out of five us have winches and all of us have saw's lol. I am hoping the roads are great and the weather is nice though :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-20-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,550
Posted By onewoodsrider
We should be finishing up around that time. Is...

We should be finishing up around that time. Is rain a concern in June? Was hoping for decent weather. Don't mind the cold but hate camping in the rain.
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 280,193
Posted By onewoodsrider
Badlands pro pants knee armor

Just bought a pair of 34l badlands pro pants and the knee armor sucks. Has anyone found better armor that is larger so it doesn't drop down to my shin? Also just an FYI their sizes seem to run small...
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 992
Views: 114,783
Posted By onewoodsrider
Yes the thicker washers goes on top of the...

Yes the thicker washers goes on top of the needle. You might also have a thinner washer under the clip as well. A lot of the time that thinner washer is stuck in the slide. That enables you to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-16-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,550
Posted By onewoodsrider
weather

Is this a ride that can be done the first of June? Would the weather still be pretty bad that early. I don't mind the cold but would prefer to skip 30 degree weather if I can. And my 950 is not real...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By onewoodsrider
You tube is your friend. I watched a video and...

You tube is your friend. I watched a video and read a couple of write ups and did mine in about 3-4hrs. Just pick one bike, that way you will have others to reference back to if you get into trouble...
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 114,783
Posted By onewoodsrider
I will being trying this out on my 950 this week....

I will being trying this out on my 950 this week. The only difference I have is a 2-1 with a Remus can. Thanks for all your patience in figuring this out.

Todd
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 992
Views: 114,783
Posted By onewoodsrider
Do you feel this set up is better then your...

Do you feel this set up is better then your 175/180/42/4 at sea level. And I read about drilling the slide holes larger. Do you feel that it makes that big of difference? I have been running...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-02-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,792
Posted By onewoodsrider
What does that have to do with anything ?

What does that have to do with anything ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,792
Posted By onewoodsrider
Thank you Kurt, I will be getting ahold of you as...

Thank you Kurt, I will be getting ahold of you as money permits for the attachment plate and new rear rack very soon.

Todd
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,792
Posted By onewoodsrider
Sorry for dragging up an old post but looking for...

Sorry for dragging up an old post but looking for answers. I am wiring up the power lead for my XT17 and am wondering if everyone went straight back to the battery terminals for the incoming power.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-21-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By onewoodsrider
I have ripped broke mine twice. The first time I...

I have ripped broke mine twice. The first time I just soldered it back together. The second time I had to splice wire in and it still is working great.

Todd
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,299
Posted By onewoodsrider
What size are they going to be making. I myself...

What size are they going to be making. I myself would want at least a +20 if not longer.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-05-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 38,836
Posted By onewoodsrider
Looks bad ass, you did a great job. ...

Looks bad ass, you did a great job.


Todd
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,506
Posted By onewoodsrider
It sounds like he wants to free up that area and...

It sounds like he wants to free up that area and remove some weight down below. I never thought it was such a great idea to put the electrical where I carry water a lot lol. No problems yet knock on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,506
Posted By onewoodsrider
I hear that lol. The 24 and 36 are the same size...

I hear that lol. The 24 and 36 are the same size so it shouldn't be an issue. The cost is pretty high for the 36AH, I believe its about $350.00. The 24Ah is about $260.00. It sounds like the 24 will...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,506
Posted By onewoodsrider
Thanks for all the input, know I'm thinking maybe...

Thanks for all the input, know I'm thinking maybe the 18AH might be enough. I am thinking about carrying a winch is why I ask about the 24 & 36AH batteries.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,506
Posted By onewoodsrider
Earth X Battery

Has anyone used the Earth X 24ah or 36ah battery in their 950-990. Looking to find out how well the battery has been holding up to real world abuse in the bike

Thanks

Todd
Forum: Americas 01-09-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By onewoodsrider
San Javier to Loreto would be a better trip two...

San Javier to Loreto would be a better trip two up. The storms have really wasted a lot of trails and roads. I think your wife would find that way more enjoyable then helping you push your adventure...
Forum: Americas 01-09-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By onewoodsrider
From the lagoon to scorpion bay at night two up...

From the lagoon to scorpion bay at night two up on a bike is not a safe venture. The sand can get very deep very quick not to mention whooped out in places. If you have never done it at night I would...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,532
Posted By onewoodsrider
I have been running their steel sprockets for...

I have been running their steel sprockets for years. I have a 45 tooth on my 950 right now and its holding up great. I'm guessing it has 3500 miles on it and still looks great. If I have time today...
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,539
Posted By onewoodsrider
I don't know why but I sort like those moments....

I don't know why but I sort like those moments. But sometimes I have to push and it sucks.:rofl
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,927
Posted By onewoodsrider
I would recommend going to a pad mounted gate...

I would recommend going to a pad mounted gate opener and staying away from linear mounts. The linear mounted operators do not offer much strength or reliability. And I myself would run away from...
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By onewoodsrider
Here is about all the places to stay local in bay...

Here is about all the places to stay local in bay of LA. I have stayed at quite a few and prefer costa del sol. You could stage out of there and not worry too much about your stuff. The food is good...
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,539
Posted By onewoodsrider
You still can get gas at the ranchos on your way...

You still can get gas at the ranchos on your way to EL-Arco. The one rancho there by the large windmill has gas, rooms, food and even internet last time we were through there in April of this year.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By onewoodsrider
Lots of threads on this if you search. Lots of...

Lots of threads on this if you search. Lots of opinions as well lol. For 50/50 I use a tkc80 up front and a Mefo in the rear. Another inmate turned me on to this set up and it works well for ME on my...
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