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Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2010, 03:57 PM
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
Base Gasket clarification

From the 'Potential Problems To Be Aware Of' wiki the following is noted:

Leaky base gasket- The paper cylinder base gaskets first installed by Suzuki can suffer leakage. The norm is for the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-15-2010, 05:29 AM
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Views: 862,398
Posted By IdaTHUMP
Don't look lonely one bit...they look GREAT! ...

Don't look lonely one bit...they look GREAT! Heading to Europe next summer and hope to ride the Alps in Italy. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2010, 05:27 AM
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
Hope you heal fast brother. I'm sure the bike...

Hope you heal fast brother. I'm sure the bike will sell (but is that good or bad news?) :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2010, 04:44 PM
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
Can't beat this USA made AGM battery and price. ...

Can't beat this USA made AGM battery and price. Just ordered one and it went in the bike like BUTTAH!
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2010, 10:32 PM
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
Heard that one before...we'll see how things are...

Heard that one before...we'll see how things are going in a few months when you start getting farkle fever in earnest. It happens to most of us with these machines! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2010, 05:15 PM
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
That Michelin rubber looks pretty meaty. Should...

That Michelin rubber looks pretty meaty. Should be fun in the dirt but might give you even more "tingles" than your bars when on the pavement! :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-13-2010, 06:35 AM
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
Now THAT is a windscreen...WHOA...ready for take...

Now THAT is a windscreen...WHOA...ready for take off!!! LOL :D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By IdaTHUMP
What do you recall the "blowout" prices to be...

What do you recall the "blowout" prices to be when they were on at the dealers?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By IdaTHUMP
That does help T. Rex. How do you like the bike...

That does help T. Rex. How do you like the bike so far? I keep getting stuck on the magazine reviews for the new 2010 bikes and the DOHC engines. I wonder if they are worth the extra price premium?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-13-2010, 06:02 AM
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
California's LOST COAST...nice! ...

California's LOST COAST...nice!

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4077/4790019666_cfea125998_b.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-13-2010, 05:46 AM
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
LOVE this shot!!! :clap

LOVE this shot!!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2010, 05:19 AM
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
Shady...how do you like it? How tall are you and...

Shady...how do you like it? How tall are you and does it reduce (or create) buffeting at highway speeds? 6'2" here and want a screen but don't want to cause a problem where one didn't really exist...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 08:38 PM
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
Buy the right sized hand guards for your...

Buy the right sized hand guards for your application and you don't have to monkey around with clever mods. The Acerbis Rally Pro model fits the DR650 to a T. :doh
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By IdaTHUMP
2009 1200GS Adv Value?

What's the street value (I can look up a BB number as good as the next guy) on a nice, low mileage 2009 GS Adventure that is pretty much loaded with all the goodies? (no ASC, TPM or alarm but...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 03:14 PM
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
Thanks Bross...might just take ya up on that! ...

Thanks Bross...might just take ya up on that! :clap Better than the $155 I laid out for the Best Western on Baker St. in Nelson!!! :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 09:32 AM
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
British Columbia Getaway

Found myself HERE over the weekend on my DR650 (Nelson, British Columbia Canada). They have some fine off-road riding available. This is the approach to the Whitewater ski area...Recommended!

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-12-2010, 09:30 AM
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Views: 2,048
Posted By IdaTHUMP
I just rode through something similar...

I just rode through something similar yesterday...sun shining everywhere but rain falling off and on too.

Creston, British Columbia, Canada
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-12-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,802
Posted By IdaTHUMP
Heckuva nice place to be (and ride!) Been...

Heckuva nice place to be (and ride!) Been through there many times myself but won't be making the journey this year. Heading for the Beartooth in MT/WY in a coupla days.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,414
Posted By IdaTHUMP
The amount of time he wasted acting cute he could...

The amount of time he wasted acting cute he could have easily helped out with some knowledge. If he had any that is. :wink:
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-12-2010, 09:17 AM
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Views: 862,398
Posted By IdaTHUMP
Up in British Columbia...finally stopped when we...

Up in British Columbia...finally stopped when we ran into that snow covered mountain!

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4115/4790018194_16381a077f_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,414
Posted By IdaTHUMP
It would appear you could indeed...but I aint...

It would appear you could indeed...but I aint sharin'. Get your own.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 102,280
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
Let us know how you like that Gixxer can. Sounds...

Let us know how you like that Gixxer can. Sounds like an interesting mod.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,352
Posted By IdaTHUMP
Funny you mention an 1100GS. I just had an...

Funny you mention an 1100GS. I just had an opportunity to pick up a pretty low mileage one for LOW $$ and I passed thinking that it would only make it a longer wait for me to get the money together...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,352
Posted By IdaTHUMP
You'd better own one to make that specific of a...

You'd better own one to make that specific of a call Garp! LOL :D

No...seriously...anyone have experience with both a '10 and an older 1200GS? Inquiring minds want to know.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,414
Posted By IdaTHUMP
Fair enough man but a little kindness isn't a bad...

Fair enough man but a little kindness isn't a bad thing either and a thoughtful reply to any question is just coolness personified.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,549
Posted By IdaTHUMP
Does that 650 Beemer really sip the gas that...

Does that 650 Beemer really sip the gas that frugally? Whoa, didn't know they got that good of gas mileage!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,352
Posted By IdaTHUMP
How much better are the 2010 DOHC GS's?

The bikes have been out in the real world now for awhile...what are the reports? I have seen some sweet deals on pre-10 machines popping up but the magazines seem to love the new found power and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,414
Posted By IdaTHUMP
Now THAT is a well thought out answer. Thanks...

Now THAT is a well thought out answer. Thanks for the insight.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,559
Posted By IdaTHUMP
A 'stage 1' mod (air, jetting/FI adj., exhaust)...

A 'stage 1' mod (air, jetting/FI adj., exhaust) will always make a difference in performance but fuel economy will suffer and you will probably be environmentally unfriendly at that point (if that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,549
Posted By IdaTHUMP
'03 mostly stock DR650...45-50 mpg thank you very...

'03 mostly stock DR650...45-50 mpg thank you very much! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,017,460
Posted By IdaTHUMP
GREAT info Bedouin! Thanks for your Ka-nowledge...

GREAT info Bedouin! Thanks for your Ka-nowledge brother!
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,017,460
Posted By IdaTHUMP
DOH! Prolly shoulda looked there first eh? ...

DOH! Prolly shoulda looked there first eh? :wink:

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,017,460
Posted By IdaTHUMP
Bee, Interesting reading but sadly it did...

Bee,

Interesting reading but sadly it did sort of muddy the waters for me even more. LOL, it doesn't take much anymore to confuse me! :1drink

The Suzuki info you posted only covered the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 102,280
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Posted By IdaTHUMP
I wonder the same thing...sidewall stamp is MAX...

I wonder the same thing...sidewall stamp is MAX pressure?

Even if that is the case, with the Avon's having a higher max number would one assume then that you would run the pressure up higher for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,017,460
Posted By IdaTHUMP
DR650 Tire Pressures (Avon Distanzia's currently on)

Howdy group. Long time lurker, new official member. Currently own a Suzi DR650 with 10K miles. Just spooned on some Avon DIstanzia shoes to replace the OEM Trailwings the PO kept replacing for...
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