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Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 92,309
Posted By dentvet
That's what my buddy refers to as a 'Christini...

That's what my buddy refers to as a 'Christini moment'.:D

I use mine as a self extraction aid primarily. get stuck, engage tractor beam, crawl out, carry on.

I still don't understand...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
We need to have an index for this thread. We...

We need to have an index for this thread. We could put it in an obvious spot that people can find. Page 2000 or post number 30000 is approaching fast. It would be easy for everyone to point to such a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
Why not make a sleeve for the small axle to be...

Why not make a sleeve for the small axle to be clamped into the bigger fork clamp bore?. 1 mm aluminum sheet rolled around the 15 mm axle makes it a 17.
Forum: Racing 12-19-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 97,182
Posted By dentvet
Come on, all the fancy pilots and piggos are...

Come on, all the fancy pilots and piggos are sucking the air out of the room.

Our own Fimp has just shown us his bike. He's doing malle moto with a RFS 450 bike, circa 2007 old school goodness....
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
Did the clutch perch and lever ratios change at...

Did the clutch perch and lever ratios change at some vintage? The lever on my 93 250 is twice as stiff as the 99 I had.

I know the cable changed in the later models, too.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 277,009
Posted By dentvet
Looks like they drilled the holes for a...

Looks like they drilled the holes for a symmetrical hub ( non cush). Did you specify that yours is a cush hub?


The cushy side has the 'super lace' pattern.....

That's quite a bike...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
:ear I'm sort of skeptical, too

:ear
I'm sort of skeptical, too
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
Yes I had a hard time figuring the forks out...

Yes I had a hard time figuring the forks out initially. I don't have a manual and all the videos you see show a cap like that on a 98 fork. I guess the good thing about the earlier fork cap is that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
hal, if you are accustomed to the forks on your...

hal, if you are accustomed to the forks on your other listed bikes, you might want to try a 99 bike before you go through the swap trouble. The 99 bike I had felt pretty spongy and I'm a skinny guy....
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 247,175
Posted By dentvet
I'm hoping this is an upgrade for this 93 250... ...

I'm hoping this is an upgrade for this 93 250...

I got this headlight in a box with another bike purchase and have been waiting for the chance to use it. Lets do a front end swap to force the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
hey they are both 4 stroke singles with knobbies,...

hey they are both 4 stroke singles with knobbies, standing about 3 feet tall so why not compare?

I also have a 520 as my backup bike. I'm cycling through the Japanese bikes that are...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
looks like damper rod forks and a Mickey mouse...

looks like damper rod forks and a Mickey mouse carb on that bike......


Socal: your tank isn't supposed to suck air when you open the cap. That is your problem with fuel starvation, id...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
i'm pretty sure the E in 350SE stands for...

i'm pretty sure the E in 350SE stands for electric. No magic button, no SE for you:D

The vin will tell you what year and model you actually have but isn't there a sticker on your head tube
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
relax, its for your old man, which is a good...

relax, its for your old man, which is a good thing. it sounds like you have a dr250SE, which has the exact same electric diagram as a dr350SE.

You can probably find a diagram posted in this...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
great, I love beer, maybe next time you're in...

great, I love beer, maybe next time you're in Washington, dc:D
Forum: Racing 11-25-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 97,182
Posted By dentvet
Make sure you can get a window seat on the flight...

Make sure you can get a window seat on the flight over. Roll down the window so you can get used to the high altitude. (while sipping adult beverages:deal)

Or stow away in the jet's landing...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 03:43 PM
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Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
2 short cush spokes in the mail!

2 short cush spokes in the mail!
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
bst33 for sale, spam apologies

$160 shipped conus.

Taken off my 99 with 2500 miles. It was flooding out so I replaced it with a tm33.

Obviously needs a new needle valve so included is a rebuild kit...

Included:
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
Gentlemen/women: I have a wheel's worth of cushy...

Gentlemen/women: I have a wheel's worth of cushy spokes...

Send me your addresses:deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 812,332
Posted By dentvet
I'm pretty sure the stator puts out about 150...

I'm pretty sure the stator puts out about 150 watts.

I've run a homemade liner that draws about 60 to 70 watts and had no issues.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
You can trim the throttle tube stop to get full...

You can trim the throttle tube stop to get full WOT from BST cables on a TM carb.

The second cable is a safety feature probably more important on a carb that might ingest grit. Some street...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 13,125
Posted By dentvet
Thanks for getting that organized. I can't make...

Thanks for getting that organized. I can't make the ride but I'll be with you all in spirit.

As an out-of -towner, I didn't get to know Don that well but he was really friendly and generous to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
I built a 19 for a KTM and used a generic...

I built a 19 for a KTM and used a generic yamaha/ktm 36 hole rear mx rim. I told buchanon what i was doing and they sent me some spokes. The spoke holes in the rim were angled wrong and I had to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
For a DR you don't even need a lathe. The shock...

For a DR you don't even need a lathe. The shock body is 40mm in diameter so I used the outer race of a 40mm bearing for my spacer... It was a wheel bearing I already had in my parts bin

...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
Its external with respect to the shock seal. ...

Its external with respect to the shock seal.

The shock shaft needs to be prevented from extending out all the way.

You can put a spacer inside the body so the shaft stops on the spacer...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
Pvc would probably be ok but anything metal would...

Pvc would probably be ok but anything metal would give you more peace of mind.

You can get a shock bumper from suspension shops or eBay. If you do an external spacer on your shock, the only...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,149
Posted By dentvet
Use the throttle stop screw on the fcr carb to...

Use the throttle stop screw on the fcr carb to limit your 525 output. Then find yourself a new bike and let your girlfriend borrow your 525.

If she agrees to marry you at some point, the bike...
Forum: Racing 11-10-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5,568
Views: 668,142
Posted By dentvet
Re: driffys post: Does the official Dakar...

Re: driffys post:

Does the official Dakar prelude thread unf5url at the conclusion of the baja1000 race?

Myway is probably champing the bit and mischa needs to be pinged.....
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
What shock did you find? Did it work?

What shock did you find? Did it work?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By dentvet
I'm thinking that highland park would be fun this...

I'm thinking that highland park would be fun this Sunday. I need to decide whether to bring a bike or rent. Hmmm

I prefer not to ride alone but I assume there will be other enthusiasts out on...
Forum: Vendors 11-07-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,141
Views: 557,939
Posted By dentvet
general knowledge inquiry

Seam cracks, ignore, fix or toss?

I replaced a really wobbly rim on my old exc bike. I didn't notice any cracks as I unlaced it. Some months later as I was sorting my junk pile, I saw that the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 247,175
Posted By dentvet
I like the overall proportions of the older...

I like the overall proportions of the older generation a little bit more. More photogenic:D

generic oval number plates wouldn't look all out of place on the side of that machine

In a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,338
Posted By dentvet
If we all called it a day, we'd all still live in...

If we all called it a day, we'd all still live in Mesopotamia:deal

I've ridden one and its a fine machine to snake through the trees.

The man that let everybody try his freeride in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 277,009
Posted By dentvet
19 inch front should drop the seat another half...

19 inch front should drop the seat another half inch
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By dentvet
Heading out next week if you need anything hauled...

Heading out next week if you need anything hauled around:deal
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-04-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 136,402
Posted By dentvet
Your bike is fantastic. Did you get a final...

Your bike is fantastic. Did you get a final weight?

I meant to chime in very early in the thread that you should make 5 copies of all the custom parts you fabricated. It was obvious from the...
Forum: Trials 11-03-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 229,277
Posted By dentvet
I want to buy a spark arrestor for my Beta rev3....

I want to buy a spark arrestor for my Beta rev3. Anybody have a spare? Thanks.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-01-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By dentvet
good i-deer

I agree there needs to be a central spot to go for this kind of stuff. I've never figured out the best place for it to be, though... Lets get it stickied, if possible, somewhere.

I'm going DC to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
A screw always has threads, by definition:lol3 so...

A screw always has threads, by definition:lol3 so your carb is stripped out? That would explain why the screw was missing.

Your engine noise sounds like gear teeth. Since you also have no oil...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28,787
Views: 3,537,791
Posted By dentvet
I wanted to lower my 93 250 so i shortened my...

I wanted to lower my 93 250 so i shortened my shock 20mm. It dropped the seat about 1.5 inches.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25111543&postcount=6

6mm shorter would drop you less...
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