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Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,967
Posted By dentvet
Yes a thrown chain would do that but I would have...

Yes a thrown chain would do that but I would have thought it would have been leaking the whole time.

What happened as it stalled? Is the engine locked up? I think oil starvation kills the head...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,967
Posted By dentvet
Only faint hope. Looks like you sucked up a...

Only faint hope.

Looks like you sucked up a rock that broke the lip inward.

The external damage might be the least of your worries since your engine seized without oil.

The lip...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 104,986
Posted By dentvet
So I found a bike in Livingston that I think I...

So I found a bike in Livingston that I think I want. Does anybody have the time or inclination to act as my agent there?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 20,872
Posted By dentvet
Pretty sure I have a front tire for you...

Pretty sure I have a front tire for you...
Forum: Racing 09-20-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 14,801
Posted By dentvet
7 Ian Blythe #6 same inmate name:deal go...

7 Ian Blythe #6 same inmate name:deal

go man from Sedalia Colorado!
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By dentvet
I just lowered a 250 down to 34 inches by...

I just lowered a 250 down to 34 inches by shortening the shock length. Not terribly difficult or expensive if you are handy in the shop. The following steps will shorten the street shock about 20 mm....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2,091
Views: 129,777
Posted By dentvet
marshall, pm sent...

marshall, pm sent...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2,091
Views: 129,777
Posted By dentvet
I can ride tomorrow. if we are paying money,...

I can ride tomorrow. if we are paying money, lets pay for taskers gap instead of skyline drive:deal
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 26,486
Views: 3,216,702
Posted By dentvet
2. Theres a plastic donut under the eclip. If...

2. Theres a plastic donut under the eclip. If there is an additional thin metal shim, it would be for a half groove adjustment

Did you sell your links?
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By dentvet
What year? What test did the original stator...

What year? What test did the original stator fail? What's so bad about the wiring Job, is it a full dualsport add on kit with blinkers etc? Aftermarket regulator?

One thing comes to mind in a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26,486
Views: 3,216,702
Posted By dentvet
thanks, it turns out my bike is a 93 model p but...

thanks, it turns out my bike is a 93 model p but the gauges are missing so I'll have to wait to do a speed at rpm test to determine the gearing
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26,486
Views: 3,216,702
Posted By dentvet
Would a 94 250 se be the ordinary gear spread? I...

Would a 94 250 se be the ordinary gear spread? I just picked one up with 14/42 sprockets it feels geared to the moon
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By dentvet
How ironic that the 650 is a lower bike than the...

How ironic that the 650 is a lower bike than the 350...

Kouba lowering links, putting a spacer inside the shock, or finding a shorter shock for the rear.

Spacers inside the forks or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 26,486
Views: 3,216,702
Posted By dentvet
slipping is when your bike doesn't move when you...

slipping is when your bike doesn't move when you let out the clutch. Or if the engine revs up without a corresponding increase in mph as you go up a hill.

Dragging is when your bike wants to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 1,106,994
Posted By dentvet
That setup needs an attachment point up on the...

That setup needs an attachment point up on the swingarm. As it sits it looks like a errant stick or rock could easily deflect the unit in or out, now you have it wadded up into the spokes, tire and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,549
Posted By dentvet
this is a rare circumstance where the collective...

this is a rare circumstance where the collective adv professor has allowed the student to find the correct answer on his own:D

if you have clutch and throttle control, the 300 can be very...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 163,531
Posted By dentvet
any feedback on the ox brake?

any feedback on the ox brake?
Forum: Racing 09-02-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4,960
Views: 581,614
Posted By dentvet
from that weblink: Bonds to almost...

from that weblink:

Bonds to almost anything except polyethylene (gas tanks are not made of polyethylene). Bonds to wood, plastic, rubber, concrete, metals.

Uh oh, I'm pretty sure gas...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,549
Posted By dentvet
Kdx will have better suspension than the crf,...

Kdx will have better suspension than the crf, mostly because it has more travel to deal with.. the kdx was almost unchanged from 1996 apart from a 220 being offered in the same chassis.




The...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-28-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,408
Posted By dentvet
ok we are getting it narrowed down now. 270...

ok we are getting it narrowed down now. 270 pounds for your klx is respectable. if we add 15 pounds for a starter on top of the 220 pound xr200/crf hybrid shown previously we are at 235 pounds for...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-28-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 45,094
Posted By dentvet
I don't know for sure but it looks like the...

I don't know for sure but it looks like the adapter is a micro USB.

Do some waterproof phones have a magnetic connector like a surface tablet or something else altogether, like a cradle that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,549
Posted By dentvet
Of course its the suspension. Better suspension...

Of course its the suspension. Better suspension is more forgiving and less tiring. Can't have too much 'suspension'

This isn't to say that you have correct technique and skills. Slow down and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 755,967
Posted By dentvet
If anybody wants to try the dr650 tank upgrade,...

If anybody wants to try the dr650 tank upgrade, 25 bucks plus shipping-

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr10/dentvet/DSC01319_zps318199bd.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-26-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,408
Posted By dentvet
How could I forget? Old husabergs have electric...

How could I forget? Old husabergs have electric and left side kick.

This is the build forum so changing the swingarm and brake around to accommodate right hand drive should be part of the fun....
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 26,486
Views: 3,216,702
Posted By dentvet
wow, you slabbed out to brektrek and rode carnage...

wow, you slabbed out to brektrek and rode carnage canyon with luggage!!! Way to go. Let us know how a dr compares to a wr, power and suspension wise.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-23-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 45,094
Posted By dentvet
I resisted the Garmin temptation and upgraded to...

I resisted the Garmin temptation and upgraded to an s5 active instead. It looks like its going to work well.

My focus is to be able to map new trails off road. As a cheapskate, I'm...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-23-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,408
Posted By dentvet
Left kick motors: Old huskies, old ktms,...

Left kick motors:

Old huskies, old ktms, old cr

Beta trials two stroke

Rotax two stroke came in atk lq dirtbikes, scorpa and aprilia trials and street bikes

I think the rotax...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-21-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,295
Posted By dentvet
minimal differences, if any I will guess....

minimal differences, if any I will guess. Carburetor, compression ratio?Maybe the ttr doesn't have a neutral indicator?

Cr480 is a left side kicker:deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,751
Posted By dentvet
I guess that despite all the lucrative government...

I guess that despite all the lucrative government jobs and spinoff money associated with being in proximity to dc, nobody has funny money for motorcycle habits.

Here's a dianese back armor in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,784
Posted By dentvet
how much engineering or money would it have taken...

how much engineering or money would it have taken to put a starter on the brp or a wr tranny into the drz?

two colossal examples of stubborn paralysis

why haven't some Japanese motoheads...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 26,486
Views: 3,216,702
Posted By dentvet
I've seen one in my garage:D ...

I've seen one in my garage:D

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=706206&page=3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,751
Posted By dentvet
Somebody mentioned dr350 so I'll join in. 99...

Somebody mentioned dr350 so I'll join in.

99 SE with 2500 miles, runs like a sewing machine! $2300
http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr10/dentvet/DSC01313_zps8577f293.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,751
Posted By dentvet
Pretty good deal on the husaberg!

Pretty good deal on the husaberg!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-07-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,751
Posted By dentvet
91 tw200

950 dollars. Runs great and everything works but I have removed the blinkers. Set up for farm use but easy to get it plated if you need to. A little rough cosmetically:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-07-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,751
Posted By dentvet
thread revival

I have a new Shinko 244 rear tire. 5.10 x 17. 55 bucks, you can use my tools to install if you want:dealhttp://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr10/dentvet/DSC01314_zps41ff86ef.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-07-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 42,144
Posted By dentvet
I was there from 84 to 92, probably kicked tires...

I was there from 84 to 92, probably kicked tires at the same shops. I guess I was a squid back then though, buying wrecked sportbikes for fun and profit.

Learning from these great posts so...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-04-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,469
Posted By dentvet
A couple quick thoughts: You need a...

A couple quick thoughts:

You need a second span from the steering head to the swinger pivot somehow. The crf frame is going to want to bend in half, otherwise. Look at the 900rr frame rails to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,806
Posted By dentvet
Long grass is evil, glad you survived. Have you...

Long grass is evil, glad you survived. Have you tried the lc4 shock yet. I compared an exec shock and got as far as the bottom Heim attachment. The ktm had a bigger bolt and the reservoir wouldn't...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-02-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By dentvet
Seems like FZRs show up for next to free...

Seems like FZRs show up for next to free occasionally, more soul than a Kat probably.

Id love to find a cheap Hawk GT and I like the original VFR bikes, too.

Gs500 is always a safe bet
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26,486
Views: 3,216,702
Posted By dentvet
all the old lc4 threads show that bst carbs eat...

all the old lc4 threads show that bst carbs eat their needles too. maybe put a bst needle in your tm carb, or assemble the clip on the needle with some grease, or superglue so there is no chafing...
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