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Forum: Canada 06-11-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6,259
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Posted By pne
09 was a good year. The forks improved quite a...

09 was a good year. The forks improved quite a bit and that was my favorite chassis. I've had an 08, 11, and 12
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
I used to ride with the cheapest fox mx boots you...

I used to ride with the cheapest fox mx boots you could buy. I was on a rental bike in moab in a pair of borrowed sidi's and tried to climb a 6 foot rock face. The bike looped backwards and then...
Forum: Canada 06-10-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6,259
Views: 502,448
Posted By pne
I seem to remember it being abnormally tall the...

I seem to remember it being abnormally tall the last time I test rode one in a parking lot. At 5'9 I managed not to embarass myself :evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
I've never broken a foot test riding dirt bikes...

I've never broken a foot test riding dirt bikes in running shoes either, just saying.
Forum: Canada 06-09-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6,259
Views: 502,448
Posted By pne
Let me know if you do decide to sell the 640....

Let me know if you do decide to sell the 640. I've been tempted to pick up an adventure for some time.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
well I weigh 170 but I can lift 3500lbs, with my...

well I weigh 170 but I can lift 3500lbs, with my floor jack.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
ever try to pull the tank on a berg 570?

ever try to pull the tank on a berg 570?
Forum: Canada 06-02-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6,259
Views: 502,448
Posted By pne
take the 46,000 km valve interval with a big...

take the 46,000 km valve interval with a big grain of salt. Lots have opened up their valve covers and discovered the valves are out long before then. If I still owned that bike I would be checking...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
come sell me a bike. Dam 525 I looked at...

come sell me a bike. Dam 525 I looked at yesterday was a mess. The owner thought he might like to take his wife on the back, so get this, he taps a couple of 4" long bolts onto the SWINGARM. Yea real...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
looks like you just rolled that thing out of the...

looks like you just rolled that thing out of the crate :clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
looked at a 525 today. It was making some strange...

looked at a 525 today. It was making some strange noise from the bottom end that I did not think was normal so I walked. What do you guys think? My husaberg 570 never sounded anything like this:
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
Good call. I've always wanted an RFS. I spotted a...

Good call. I've always wanted an RFS. I spotted a couple locally.

2006 525 exc, plated. Low mileage, looks like it's in great shape. $4300

2002 520 exc, plated. Comes with motard setup as well...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
ok enough of this nonsense. What do you...

ok enough of this nonsense.


What do you guys think of this TE 610? $5k it has about 6000 miles on it about a 3 hour drive from me. The only real concern for me is finding parts.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 27,112
Views: 4,013,073
Posted By pne
What do you think of $5k for a 08 with 6k on it?...

What do you think of $5k for a 08 with 6k on it? Only mods are skid plate, exhaust, and new tires.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-01-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,072
Posted By pne
yea.. just did the valves on my ridgeline for the...

yea.. just did the valves on my ridgeline for the first time at 200k. Could have left it, did not make a bit of difference.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-30-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,072
Posted By pne
exactly, so figure it out.

exactly, so figure it out.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-30-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,072
Posted By pne
corvettes still haven't figured out coil springs...

corvettes still haven't figured out coil springs and over head cams.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-30-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,072
Posted By pne
http://www.carsdirect.com/aftermarket-parts/benefi...

http://www.carsdirect.com/aftermarket-parts/benefits-of-individual-throttle-bodies

http://www.bimmerboost.com/images/imported/2012/09/s85_teaser3-1.jpg

car guys pay a lot of money to get ITBs...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 27,112
Views: 4,013,073
Posted By pne
thanks, just doing a check of how much OEM parts...

thanks, just doing a check of how much OEM parts cost as I've never owned a husky before. A big worry for me is parts availability but it seems like aside from clutch bearings, cable, and the cam...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27,112
Views: 4,013,073
Posted By pne
I'm doing my research on buying a 08 te 610, it...

I'm doing my research on buying a 08 te 610, it has about 6000 miles on it so I'm thinking it would be prudent to do the cam chain and tensioner right away? Where do you guys source your parts from?...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
$8500 used or $11k new is the only thing stopping...

$8500 used or $11k new is the only thing stopping me from pulling the trigger. We're getting dangerously close to the point where the dirt bike is worth more than the truck hauling it to the trail....
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
the kind of riding I would want to be doing would...

the kind of riding I would want to be doing would be like LA-Barstow-Vegas runs where there are lots of miles covered but mainly offroad. Any long distances the bike would be trailered there.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
just watched my 2011 250sx pull away in the back...

just watched my 2011 250sx pull away in the back of a guys truck. :cry

As much as it hurts my manhood that bike was too much for me to handle half the time. Never ridden a bike that came on the...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,228
Posted By pne
once you learn how to do it properly, you don't...

once you learn how to do it properly, you don't have to use all these fancy gizmos. A piece of hose and an old bottle is all I need. Most times I can just keep the banjo cracked and complete the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
practically free! Please, direct us to the...

practically free!

Please, direct us to the shop where you can get the following items for free, I'll place my order right away! Aftermarket muffler, carbon skid plate, power commander, lithium...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
if you're doing really technical terrain, 300ish...

if you're doing really technical terrain, 300ish lbs. Proceed on foot. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
look man, i was just shitting you guys, there is...

look man, i was just shitting you guys, there is no need to bring graphs into this. It has gone too far. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,836
Posted By pne
I do not trust textile, I wear it because it's an...

I do not trust textile, I wear it because it's an easy/cheap way to keep armor in place. But I don't think you could ever convince me that even good cordura is going to last very well in a slide. The...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
i was about to tell you that peak torque is not...

i was about to tell you that peak torque is not at the rev limiter. Then I realized you are trying to bring logic and theory into this argument.


So shutup with your bull crap.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
none of you seem to understand that gearing down...

none of you seem to understand that gearing down will increase horsepower. I will explain it.

When you gear your bike shorter, it will produce more torque. It will also rev higher at the same...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
so is that why HF showed a 2.3hp and 1lb/ft gain...

so is that why HF showed a 2.3hp and 1lb/ft gain on the dyno by tossing the airbox door? The sensor that's in the airbox is a AIT air intake temp sensor, the actual MAP sensor resides next to the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
mine was a wrx. Did not have the power to...

mine was a wrx. Did not have the power to accelerate any more in 5th gear sitting right in meat of the powerband. So what changes if I add shorter gearing and try pulling the same RPM in 6th? Most...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
so if my wrr didn't have enough power in 5th to...

so if my wrr didn't have enough power in 5th to pass, revving it out to redline, what sort of gearing should I install to gain this passing power?
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
I'm 95% sure you're right, he had the mechanical...

I'm 95% sure you're right, he had the mechanical skill to replace an engine but failed to tighten his rad guards. Either that or the old engine still "runs" IE makes 20psi of compression, blows smoke...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26751516...

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26751516&postcount=10

this wrr didn't even make it to it's first valve adjustment before the engine was toast. :ear
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
:rofl:rofl you have to have real talent to...

:rofl:rofl

you have to have real talent to be able to absorb 300lb of repeated pounding using your bum.
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,071
Posted By pne
costco has a boot dryer on sale sometimes for...

costco has a boot dryer on sale sometimes for $30, has a timer, heat/cool, 4 attachments for gloves, boots, lids, etc.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
hold on, I've been doing this wrong for 10 years...

hold on, I've been doing this wrong for 10 years now. You're telling me that I should be shifting my weight and even standing up while riding offroad? With this info I can surely move from A to AA...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
looks to be an easy way to lighten your wallet...

looks to be an easy way to lighten your wallet about $2000, just add up the costs on that list.

On a more serious note, I spent some more time on a borrowed wrr again yesterday and let the owner...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19,058
Views: 1,097,410
Posted By pne
at first glance, but that cheapo steel frame is...

at first glance, but that cheapo steel frame is actually high quality thin wall steel, the same rare kind you find in wrr handlebars.

actually they are both turds. EXC has a chromoly steel chassis...
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