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Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 102,456
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Posted By rcfield
Laugh ....I must be having much more fun than you guys...

....I must be having much more fun than you guys 'cause I can't get 3000 miles out of any tire....about to replace a GRIPSTER @ 2000 with a DISTANZIA

RCF
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 102,456
Views: 20,076,269
Posted By rcfield
Uncle Ernie; at my skill levels and speed...

Uncle Ernie;
at my skill levels and speed ranges (+/_ 70mph) the brakes are just adequate...could be better, but not worth the weight and expense. suspension can be improved as LADD did on his DR,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2007, 10:17 AM
Replies: 102,456
Views: 20,076,269
Posted By rcfield
Uncle Ernie; ...currentlly have a 900Sie...

Uncle Ernie;
...currentlly have a 900Sie monster and a DR 650. Have AVON GRIPSTER tires and a CORBIN saddle on the DR.
lowered the DR 1.5 inches for street use and it will embarrass the MONSTER...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 102,456
Views: 20,076,269
Posted By rcfield
Thumb windscreen

...very professional looking Dirthopper;....the shape and size looks like a replica of my TURBO CITY DR 650 screen. (except for the mounting brackets)
....and the $160 price tag.
Good work
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 152,250
Posted By rcfield
:norton ....www.turbocity.com...

:norton
....www.turbocity.com (http://www.turbocity.com) makes a DR 650 specific windscreen that has a great mount and design.
...I added a 4 in deflector to the top edge and it works
quite well...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 102,456
Views: 20,076,269
Posted By rcfield
Eh? ...strange..I have never noticed any undue heat...

...strange..I have never noticed any undue heat from my 06, but then i always ride with pants and boots...
RCF
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,499
Posted By rcfield
:wink: ...77 in 3 weeks, and be happy to give...

:wink:
...77 in 3 weeks, and be happy to give away 20 to any one who wants to enter the senior contest.

...very lucky so far but vision in shadows and cloudy days is slowing me down.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 102,456
Views: 20,076,269
Posted By rcfield
synthetic diesel oil

:D

MAXpower....I am guessing the SUZUKI cycle oil you get for $13 / gal is NOT synthetic. not saying it's not great oil that will get you 50,000 miles down the road....just no way is it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 102,456
Views: 20,076,269
Posted By rcfield
..which exhaust?

:D
...IMHO....the one it came with.

Cheers!
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2007, 05:55 AM
Replies: 102,456
Views: 20,076,269
Posted By rcfield
lowering

OTTER
....you can gain 1.5 inches by just sliding the fork tubes upward in the triple trees and thereby not altering the feel or spring pre-load from stock....
I did that and it felt great (did not...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,491
Posted By rcfield
:huh ...how long does it take to fill up at...

:huh
...how long does it take to fill up at the pump if you

put one drop of ATF on each link at fill-up time?

...must be a lot of horn blowing in that line.

RCF
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 102,456
Views: 20,076,269
Posted By rcfield
Thumb Tires/street

..++ on the GRIPSTERS..don't know about mud, but they are the bis in the twisties

RCF
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2007, 05:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By rcfield
:eek1 SHEESH!!! ....sounds like...

:eek1

SHEESH!!!
....sounds like helicopter maintenance to me. remember the early corvetts' where you had to pull the motor (or cut holes in the firewall) to access the two rear spark...
Forum: The Garage 08-27-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 52,079
Posted By rcfield
Chain Lube

:D
examine your chain closely....the o-ring seals between the inner and outer plates, and the pins holding the links together.
the rollers have no sealed surfaces and roll freely on the inner pin...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2007, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By rcfield
Small Dual Sports

:wink:
...lots of lovely little people love the YAMAHA XT 225...low, light, legal and electric....look at one

RCF
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 102,456
Views: 20,076,269
Posted By rcfield
Oil In Air Box

....or gravity doing its' thing to a freshly oiled filter

....some always runs to the bottom if you are using
an oiled foam filter.

RCF
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 102,456
Views: 20,076,269
Posted By rcfield
...need inmate help...

:huh

...isn't MOBIL 1 synthetic AWM???? sounds as if you are already using a synthetic...
RCF
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,496
Posted By rcfield
:ear Would the ULY pegs be an easy bolt on...

:ear

Would the ULY pegs be an easy bolt on for a DR 650??

I have the "bent knee" syndrome on my DR as well, and

3/4 inch drop would be a great help.

Cheers
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