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Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:39 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 203,888
Posted By hiawassee
...and Kawasaki. Those guys have been pumping...

...and Kawasaki. Those guys have been pumping out some good bikes in recent years. Giving KTM and the "king" of Baja (Honda) fits the past several rallies.

But I think the newer Yamaha...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By hiawassee
Double checked the sprockets. It's the 15/47...

Double checked the sprockets. It's the 15/47 combo I thought it was. Front looks good. Negligible tooth wear, which is what I expect with very little mileage on it. But there does seem to be some...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By hiawassee
Thx. Sounds like surgery will be unavoidable. ...

Thx. Sounds like surgery will be unavoidable. Oh well. Ive always said that education is money well spent. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By hiawassee
Both front and rear are relatively new with less...

Both front and rear are relatively new with less than 500 miles on them. I re-geared before a race 2 years ago and haven't ridden it much since. 15/47 (or 48. It's been a while). I will double...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By hiawassee
Help, please....

Trying to sort out a nagging problem on a 2001 WR426 dual sport. It runs like a beast up through 4th gear, but as soon as it hits 5th it starts "missing" or "slipping". Revs are still high and...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,000
Posted By hiawassee
Gracias, amigo! Seems ok now. No repost edits...

Gracias, amigo! Seems ok now. No repost edits necessary. :D
Forum: Racing 03-12-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,000
Posted By hiawassee
NICE! Staring into the pitch black, motor...

NICE! Staring into the pitch black, motor purring, adrenaline surging as you wait your turn. 30 second intervals seem endless. and then it's go time...

(maybe you could blur my tag though? ...
Forum: Racing 03-06-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,000
Posted By hiawassee
glad I was around to witness this... 3...

glad I was around to witness this...

3 Gold Stars to Poondangle! thanks for the assist on the head gasket replacement in garage bay 113 of the Quality Inn. Much love, brother.
-Hypermofo...
Forum: Racing 03-06-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,000
Posted By hiawassee
ok, good to know. I bet whomever was sitting in...

ok, good to know. I bet whomever was sitting in the white beemer behind the tape opposite the direction of the course was laughing his ass off.
Forum: Racing 03-06-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,000
Posted By hiawassee
I recall some bright flashes in a big fluffy...

I recall some bright flashes in a big fluffy corner on SS7. didn't bother me though. I was more concerned about my LED accessory light looking skyward everytime I hit a bump (which was every other...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,000
Posted By hiawassee
Let me jog your memory on that. Anders stopped...

Let me jog your memory on that. Anders stopped by our service area and showed us the pic on his (or someone's) phone.
Forum: Racing 03-05-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,000
Posted By hiawassee
I don't suppose the downloads from your website...

I don't suppose the downloads from your website would be free for the riders/drivers, would they? :evil
Forum: Racing 03-04-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,000
Posted By hiawassee
Don't let your wife see that. She'll be...

Don't let your wife see that. She'll be convinced you're having an affair with your bike. :lol3
Forum: Racing 03-04-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,000
Posted By hiawassee
Jenna, we missed you this year. Hope you had a...

Jenna, we missed you this year. Hope you had a good time wherever you were.
Forum: Racing 03-04-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,000
Posted By hiawassee
Hey, who was the dumbass that low-sided on the...

Hey, who was the dumbass that low-sided on the turn? ...oh...wait...that was me. Sorry, Bill. Forgot to weight the outside peg on that one. :lol3
Forum: Racing 01-19-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,000
Posted By hiawassee
Oops

Ok, reading really IS fundamental. Jenna, I didn't read far enough into the thread to see that you and the missus won't be vacationing in cheraw with the rest of the inmates this time. We'll miss...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,000
Posted By hiawassee
Awesome! Didn't see your name on the entry list...

Awesome! Didn't see your name on the entry list when it first came out and was wondering if you'd make it or not. Just don't make me take video of you laying on the ground again :lol3.

Hope...
Forum: Vendors 10-24-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,652
Posted By hiawassee
[/QUOTE] I think that's the "flat mount"...

[/QUOTE]


I think that's the "flat mount" option offered with the light(s) on advmonster.com. If you go back a page in this thread and look at Hondo's work on the light configuration, he says...
Forum: Vendors 10-22-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,652
Posted By hiawassee
Hey Hondo, nice work on that light mount. I...

Hey Hondo, nice work on that light mount. I really like the way you set that up in the stock mask. The foam insulation is a nice touch. Is that a necessity? Maybe to provide better protection...
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,652
Posted By hiawassee
Looks like it's AC. I assume instructions come...

Looks like it's AC. I assume instructions come with the light for running a DC circuit? Thought I read that earlier in the thread somewhere.
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,652
Posted By hiawassee
Model 60 application list?

Hey Sanjo, is there an (updated) application list available for all the bikes a model 60 will fit? How about the '07 WR450? I'll check on whether it's ac or dc later (unless it no longer...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 203,888
Posted By hiawassee
Have not replaced the spring, but I'm thinking...

Have not replaced the spring, but I'm thinking one of the 2 P.O.s might have. Earlier this year after i bought the bike, I was trying to determine how to stiffen it up and whether I might need a new...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 203,888
Posted By hiawassee
hey, how tall are you? I've been considering a...

hey, how tall are you? I've been considering a tall seat on my '07. I'm 6'2" barefoot, and 6'3"-ish with riding boots on. my legs cramp as well when seated. feel like I dwarf the bike. riser...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 203,888
Posted By hiawassee
I'd like to add that you should look for modified...

I'd like to add that you should look for modified lighting on the 450. The stock lighting may as well be a firefly. LEDs can be expensive, but they make a huge difference at night. HIDs may be a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 203,888
Posted By hiawassee
Yep. That's the main reason I bought the 450. ...

Yep. That's the main reason I bought the 450. It's only tough to kick when it's cold or has been sitting for a while. Once you get it fired and run it for a bit, it has no problem starting back...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 203,888
Posted By hiawassee
As the owner of a 2001 WR426 which is more or...

As the owner of a 2001 WR426 which is more or less identical in form and function to the '02 (my team mate had an '02 and we swapped parts on occasion), I can tell you that you'll either love this...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By hiawassee
Ok cool. Wasn't sure where the best place to...

Ok cool. Wasn't sure where the best place to post it would be. 'Equipment' seemed a better fit than any of the flea market categories.

No worries though. I'll forklift it over to FM.
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By hiawassee
Trailer hitch f/s

This thread was moved to Gear > Flea Market
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-18-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,685
Posted By hiawassee
with respect to the first link in the previous...

with respect to the first link in the previous post, have you considered going with the center-mount mono shock?

and with those bigger knobs you're considering, are you concerned at all bout...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-18-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,685
Posted By hiawassee
there's something suspisciously familiar about...

there's something suspisciously familiar about this...
http://www.bikeexif.com/yamaha-xt600

...and this is just badass
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Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,685
Posted By hiawassee
[QUOTE=Entrepre-neer;21880994] I hope my...

[QUOTE=Entrepre-neer;21880994]

I hope my crash bars are as effective as Jasons boxer heads....
http://youtu.be/v_YE17X5UZg?t=9m5s


well, that's one way to do it :super
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-16-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,685
Posted By hiawassee
yeah, Braden, what McJamie says about the skid...

yeah, Braden, what McJamie says about the skid plate and running over shit with that behemoth (and knowing full well where you'll be running it in a few days) has been of concern to me too.

not...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-04-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4,071
Views: 561,698
Posted By hiawassee
High tide

Swollen Roanoke River under the 9th st bridge, SE Roanoke, VA.
http://i486.photobucket.com/albums/rr227/bluesourcer/Hiawassee%20pics/7-4-13/CAM00063_zpsaba1f7eb.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-27-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,685
Posted By hiawassee
yeah, seems like if it's not flush, the awkward...

yeah, seems like if it's not flush, the awkward angle and repeated compression would most likely have an adverse affect on the soft bushing as well as the shock seal. improper wear = premature...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-27-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,685
Posted By hiawassee
looking at the pics of the bottom mount for the...

looking at the pics of the bottom mount for the new shock (in the last 3 pics), I'm not sure what you need to cut. looks like it'll mount just fine. did I miss something?

also, can I assume...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-21-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,685
Posted By hiawassee
and that vehicle you mentioned selling....the...

and that vehicle you mentioned selling....the only one that's ever parked in your garage...that's not the old pickup I saw in your project photos is it?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-21-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,685
Posted By hiawassee
sounds like you just volunteered to rebuild my...

sounds like you just volunteered to rebuild my bike!! man, what a swell guy! just for that, I could probably rustle up a barrel of bourbon for you. :freaky

actually, the co-worker I mentioned...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 203,888
Posted By hiawassee
@0405canvet.... just realized you're in OZ. ...

@0405canvet....

just realized you're in OZ. perhaps you can clarify my previous comment about emissions devices on US vs. non-US bikes. do you guys have similar requirements to the US to where...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 203,888
Posted By hiawassee
yeah, the WR is definitely race-inspired by it's...

yeah, the WR is definitely race-inspired by it's YZ breeding. not much difference between the two. the main one being the label "WR" itself. stands for 'wide ratio' and refers to the gearing. a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 203,888
Posted By hiawassee
Well, compared to the DR, I'd say you'll be...

Well, compared to the DR, I'd say you'll be relatively pleased as long as you've geared it correctly. The WR tends to have a bit more raw natural power, in my opinion. But any 450 on the highway...
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