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Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4,647
Views: 1,178,134
Posted By The Boy Scout
Back in the saddle.

Since my nephew borrowed my '98 (which I bought new) and it never returned home...and because I really enjoy his company riding, I went shopping for another TW. I wanted to ride at the same...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4,647
Views: 1,178,134
Posted By The Boy Scout
Thanks Frog13

Thanks for the suggestion. I found the information I needed over on the TW200 site. Still ain't cheap, but about half of the dealer quote.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4,647
Views: 1,178,134
Posted By The Boy Scout
Carb

My nephew needs a complete new carb for his 1998 TW 200. From the price he told me, the local dealership only carries the solid gold ones. Can anyone point us in the right direction. We need to get...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4,647
Views: 1,178,134
Posted By The Boy Scout
Racks

Thanks Gnarly. That's definitive. I had sent HT an email but didn't get a response.

Thanks, Milk Man, like I said, I have a great set of HT Tetons right in the garage. Be a shame not to use them...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,647
Views: 1,178,134
Posted By The Boy Scout
Clamps

As I start to plan my fittings for the 07, and the tool tube mounts, bike crutch mounts, rotopax mounts, etc, I thought I would bring these weldable pipe/tube mounts to everyone's attention....
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4,647
Views: 1,178,134
Posted By The Boy Scout
One more Question.

I also have an additional question. I made and effort to find the answer on my own but didn't have any luck. Will the Happy Trail TW pannier racks work with a Cycle Racks rear luggage rack or do they...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,647
Views: 1,178,134
Posted By The Boy Scout
Tools

I've actually had a TW since 1997. I bought it new back then for reasons that aren't totally clear to this day. I had started riding when I was eight (1968) when my father bought me a spanking new...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,519,795
Posted By The Boy Scout
And, because it's cold here today, the Jimmy...

And, because it's cold here today, the Jimmy Cornett song with Scrambler footage.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAliBMah-0I
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,519,795
Posted By The Boy Scout
Teaser Video

For those who haven't seen it, the "Raise The Dust" teaser.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShALLoJ7xSA
Forum: Americas 02-21-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By The Boy Scout
Thanks, buls4evr. Good advice I intend to take. I...

Thanks, buls4evr. Good advice I intend to take. I did look at the trip you suggested, and it did give me some good ideas. I don't want to be around towns as much as was involved on that ride, but...
Forum: Americas 02-18-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By The Boy Scout
Thanks R4C. Instantly obvious I was biting off...

Thanks R4C. Instantly obvious I was biting off too much. Now I think I have a plan, which I will just throw out there in hope there will be some people who can suggest side routes, good eats, finest...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,519,795
Posted By The Boy Scout
Thanks Yani! Exactly the information I needed.

Thanks Yani! Exactly the information I needed.
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,519,795
Posted By The Boy Scout
Those are really nice looking panniers. The...

Those are really nice looking panniers. The quality looks excellent. Still, they are more expensive than the Happy Trail models. Right now I can get two Teton panniers, size 18"x15"x9" for $487.00....
Forum: Americas 02-18-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By The Boy Scout
19 whole days! Advice and assistance in planning my trip.

Ok, guys, I know there is a ton of collective (and individual) wisdom out there. I've never really posted on the site before a few days ago when I solicited some help on setting up my bike over on...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,519,795
Posted By The Boy Scout
Yeah, ouch. I found that distributor just about...

Yeah, ouch. I found that distributor just about 16 hours after I ordered mine...hundred bucks of gas money gone.... I did check out the Kriega soft luggage you recommended, very nice. Also very...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,519,795
Posted By The Boy Scout
Of those rear shock options you listed for me...

Of those rear shock options you listed for me (thanks!) which do you recommend as the best choice considering cost and performance? I don't really feel competent to make the choice, but I have read...
Forum: Beasts 02-17-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,519,795
Posted By The Boy Scout
That was an excellent installation post by...

That was an excellent installation post by ZappBranigan, thank-you for calling it to my attention. His installation looks plenty solid, which eases my mind...just a little...about spending 600 bucks...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,519,795
Posted By The Boy Scout
I had to contact Metal Mule's USA distributor to...

I had to contact Metal Mule's USA distributor to get the size. The tube size was metric, but the 3/4 pucks will be very, very close. As I understand it, the Metal Mule tube is between 18.4-18.5mm due...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22,014
Views: 6,519,795
Posted By The Boy Scout
Would love to have some advice.

I never post here, I only read and truly enjoy this Scrambler thread. Anyway, I have gotten rid of my old GS, and what I have currently available is a Military Enfield Bullet and a 2010 Scrambler in...
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