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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By little_twin
Well would you look at that.....thanks.

Well would you look at that.....thanks.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By little_twin
Anybody in Hawaii?

I'm headed to Hawaii for the next 10 days, wondering if any of you can give me some tips on what to do/where to go during the week while my friends are at work. I'll be on Honalulu and will be free...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By little_twin
Rebuild your master cylinder.

Rebuild your master cylinder.
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,369
Posted By little_twin
Contact a suspension company like race tech. They...

Contact a suspension company like race tech. They should be able to separate the lug from the tube and refinish the tube with ease. Kyb says the lugs are not removable too, didn't stop me from...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-14-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,752
Posted By little_twin
Very cool minis you've got there. The quality of...

Very cool minis you've got there. The quality of some of the mini bike stuff that comes out of Japan is amazing. I had an nsr50 converted to and nsf100 fully outfitted with all the goodies. I have to...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 599,542
Posted By little_twin
Starts and stops are where I have the most...

Starts and stops are where I have the most trouble. I am still getting used to the 211 and it's capabilities. One thing I have been working on is adjusting speed based on the length of the weld and...
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 599,542
Posted By little_twin
I am just looking for a little critique on my...

I am just looking for a little critique on my welds. I just picked up a miller 211 and am loving it.

Here are some of my most recent, any feedback is appreciated.

Bumpstop mounts...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-02-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By little_twin
That's exactly what I need! I am going to make a...

That's exactly what I need! I am going to make a mock engine this weekend, I'll pm you to set something up. Thank you.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-02-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By little_twin
The other bike I'm looking at is a klr650. I...

The other bike I'm looking at is a klr650. I think the klr would require a little less modification to the main frame, but I am not a fan of the geometry either.

I am currently building the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By little_twin
I am trying to figure out how much modifications...

I am trying to figure out how much modifications it will take to cram a hawk gt v twin in one. I am thinking the frame will need to be stretched by about an inch, and the cradle will need to be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By little_twin
Thanks, I'll give you a call this weekend.

Thanks, I'll give you a call this weekend.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-28-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By little_twin
I could certainly find some time to get to sf. I...

I could certainly find some time to get to sf. I am laid up right now as well, recovering from a partial shoulder replacement, and have decided to build my "dream" bike while I am unable to ride. Let...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-26-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By little_twin
Need a favor in the northern Bay Area

I am working on a little project and need to get some measurements off of an xr650l. If anyone has one around Marin county that they want to let me throw a tape measure at I would appreciate it.
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By little_twin
A good trick to ensure they are sitting flat is...

A good trick to ensure they are sitting flat is to drop them in, put the spring in and rotate it while applying pressure to the spring (doesnt need to be much, just enough that the emulator spins in...
Forum: The Garage 07-09-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By little_twin
They also may not be sitting totally flat in the...

They also may not be sitting totally flat in the damper rod.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By little_twin
Your remedial English teacher would be ashamed....

Your remedial English teacher would be ashamed. :dizave
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-02-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,313
Posted By little_twin
What school did you go to!?

What school did you go to!?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,737
Posted By little_twin
English......learn it! A roll chart will...

English......learn it!

A roll chart will give you directions.
You're role in this cluster fuck is the rider.

:fyyff
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 37,503
Posted By little_twin
Count me in!

Count me in!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-04-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,666
Views: 129,796
Posted By little_twin
penny pines monday 2/6

I'm going to ride penny pines Monday. I've got room for two more in the truck, anybody want to tag along?
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,311
Posted By little_twin
Zero is a company local to me and I've only seen...

Zero is a company local to me and I've only seen one on public roads. It was being used by a local PD. I do see their company truck cruising around from time to time.
Forum: Trials 12-20-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,386
Posted By little_twin
Trials noob: Educate me

Lately I've been considering selling off one of my woods bikes to get a trials bike. There is an 02 GasGas rookie 80 near me for sale. I am wondering if an 80 is enough power for an adult or should I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,112
Posted By little_twin
You are the first person that has been able to...

You are the first person that has been able to give me any kind of an explanation for the "fail". Thank you.

In regards to trusting this bike, it will just take time. Im sure ill get there, but...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,112
Posted By little_twin
I dont trust it because it has displayed "fail"...

I dont trust it because it has displayed "fail" on the dash since new at some point every time Ive ridden it. In both the owners and service manual "fail" indicates an FI failure of some type....
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 92,330
Posted By little_twin
Comes with every new bike, and it makes a night...

Comes with every new bike, and it makes a night and day difference in the way it runs.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,112
Posted By little_twin
I don't blame you one bit for removing the te...

I don't blame you one bit for removing the te from your list. At this point even if range werent an issue, I would not trust this bike on a multi day trip. It hasn't let me down, but it also has not...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,112
Posted By little_twin
I picked up the JD fuel tuner recently, and...

I picked up the JD fuel tuner recently, and finally had a chance to put it on. Initial impression is......damn! Now it feels like a 450. I am going to keep the stock exhaust. It's ugly as sin, but...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 92,330
Posted By little_twin
The damn bike is going to destroy pants non stop,...

The damn bike is going to destroy pants non stop, pipe guard or not. The header sticks out very far. Im glad I never got into the over the boot style pants. P3 (i think) makes a carbon pipe guard...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,511
Posted By little_twin
I checked out the 2012 TM EN300 at my local...

I checked out the 2012 TM EN300 at my local dealer last week while getting parts for my Husky, and all I can say is WOW! The craftsmanship on those bikes is phenomenal. They come spec'd with top...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,112
Posted By little_twin
and what's a report with out a few pictures...

and what's a report with out a few pictures right?

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c58/little_twin/IMG_0208-1.jpg

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c58/little_twin/P1000267.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,112
Posted By little_twin
My 400 mi review of the TE449

I have just over 400 miles on my TE449 as of the end of riding today. Over all I really like the bike. It however has not proven itself to be the reliable, trustworthy companion that my 06 YZ250 has...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 92,330
Posted By little_twin
I fitted Mecasystems rad guards. The fit is very...

I fitted Mecasystems rad guards. The fit is very good, and there is no reduction in air flow. Rode the bike in 100 degree weather on 1st and 2nd gear single track last week with no issues.
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,351
Posted By little_twin
Wow, tough crowd. I figured after this...

Wow, tough crowd.

I figured after this comment I'd just let him waste his money.



I have learned, when considering asking a question, that if one of the probable answers I wont like, and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,404
Posted By little_twin
I did not have as much as you on it. It's...

I did not have as much as you on it. It's starting too look like I may have had a lemon. I do ride hard, but don't abuse my bikes. This bike only had 600 mi on it when the subframe broke. In the end...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,677
Posted By little_twin
Did you have to adjust any of them? The cam chain...

Did you have to adjust any of them? The cam chain tensioner on the rear cylinder is a hassle to work on. Besides that its quite simple, good work.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,404
Posted By little_twin
I had about 25-30 pounds of gear spread across...

I had about 25-30 pounds of gear spread across the rear of the seat and rack on my KLX. I was riding a dirt road in Nevada on a 4 day trip, at about 70 when the subframe collapsed into the rear...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,351
Posted By little_twin
Not trying to be rude, but have you done much...

Not trying to be rude, but have you done much suspension work? Just about every fork from the factory has a spacer to fit the spring to the cartridge/make adjustments to fine tune preload.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,404
Posted By little_twin
The only thing not durable is the subframe. Do...

The only thing not durable is the subframe. Do not expect to load it up and have it stay on the bike. I don't want to get too into it, but i feel it is a major design flaw.

It is also a good idea...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,351
Posted By little_twin
Racetech's website has a good spring calculator....

Racetech's website has a good spring calculator. Don't spend the extra money on ohlins springs and oil. Every bike i own has racetech springs and maximal oil.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-01-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,423
Posted By little_twin
I feel that everybody makes Lippencott sound...

I feel that everybody makes Lippencott sound worse than it is. There are one or two steep spots where proper line selection and throttle control are a necessity, but other than that its not that bad...
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