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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 10:55 AM
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Posted By mellephants
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http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Society/Pix/pictures/2010/1/6/1262780885770/Henry-Winkler-as-The-Fonz-001.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 09:07 AM
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Posted By mellephants
look what I was screwing around with last night...

look what I was screwing around with last night watching supercross (holy@#$@ Webb was haulin'... but go Malcom! Glad to see him get a win! And Reed/Canard... hot damn! :D )
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 08:57 AM
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Posted By mellephants
Cool. I'm curious about that front tire. It looks...

Cool. I'm curious about that front tire. It looks like a winner. I'll have the same 140/80-18 S12XC I've had on the rear since July. I ran it almost all the time, even though I have an MX51 on a 19"...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:50 AM
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Posted By mellephants
cool, thanks for info amen!

cool, thanks for info



amen!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 08:41 AM
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Posted By mellephants
I'll pencil it in for either next weekend or Feb...

I'll pencil it in for either next weekend or Feb 14-15. We'll also be back there to race IXCR round 1 on March 1. It's a great "icebreaker" event :lol3 The anniversary of my first race!
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 09:45 PM
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Posted By mellephants
No trick, just set the adjusters a step or two...

No trick, just set the adjusters a step or two looser if the chain is too tight, then check again.

Why do you think the wheel is not straight? I like to look down the chain from the back of the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-23-2015, 12:05 PM
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Posted By mellephants
<iframe width="853" height="480"...

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-22-2015, 10:55 PM
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Posted By mellephants
good for checking those old cranks :deal

good for checking those old cranks :deal
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 07:01 PM
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Posted By mellephants
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 02:11 PM
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Posted By mellephants
shoulder bolt! Nice. brownvv, can you measure...

shoulder bolt! Nice. brownvv, can you measure that thing with a caliper before installing?
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 01:42 PM
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Posted By mellephants
badass What did it cost you? I have a spare...

badass

What did it cost you? I have a spare shift drum sitting in a box. I should tap it to that size. Then if I have issues in the future, or split the cases for another reason, I'll have that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-21-2015, 03:01 PM
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Posted By mellephants
:muutt

:muutt
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-21-2015, 02:30 PM
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Posted By mellephants
Advice from the guy who doesn't even turn his...

Advice from the guy who doesn't even turn his clickers :freaky
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-21-2015, 02:27 PM
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Posted By mellephants
I'm not a Vet rider yet :evil I bottom all...

I'm not a Vet rider yet :evil

I bottom all the time, on almost anything that I ride. I would expect to continue to do so with any/every suspension setup I would get. If you aren't bottoming then...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-21-2015, 10:44 AM
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Posted By mellephants
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-20-2015, 11:26 PM
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Posted By mellephants
http://www.trimelectric.com/Portals/164190/images/...

http://www.trimelectric.com/Portals/164190/images/light%20bulb-resized-600.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-20-2015, 11:15 PM
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Views: 288,596
Posted By mellephants
Lots of great replies. Y'all dudes rock. I'm...

Lots of great replies. Y'all dudes rock. I'm still considering what to do.

My current suspension, well, the rear is probably a bit worn out, since it is the original 2002 YZ250 shock. I don't...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-20-2015, 11:10 PM
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Posted By mellephants
Thanks. I found some foam that looks good enough...

Thanks. I found some foam that looks good enough to try and then give up on

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7566/16145066669_ba1aa32e68_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qAFFQr)



Yeah, I wasn't too...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-20-2015, 01:44 PM
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Posted By mellephants
What are the favorite "local" suspension shops?...

What are the favorite "local" suspension shops? I'm starting to eyeball the best deal for front and rear revalve, including doing it myself as an option. As far as I know the insides of both my 2002...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-20-2015, 01:23 PM
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Posted By mellephants
That's what I've seen. Seems like the foam...

That's what I've seen. Seems like the foam doesn't do much more than guarantee that you're pulling the skidplate after your ride to get that area clean.

I am looking at finally picking up a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 01:15 PM
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Posted By mellephants
Unfortunately I did not figure out what the issue...

Unfortunately I did not figure out what the issue was until I got home. It failed after about 1 hour into my first XC race. I kicked that thing over for about 15 minutes straight, changed the plug on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-20-2015, 11:32 AM
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Posted By mellephants
I want to keep mud from packing between the motor...

I want to keep mud from packing between the motor and the skid plate.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 11:30 AM
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Posted By mellephants
When I replaced my spark plug boot I cut off...

When I replaced my spark plug boot I cut off about 1/8" of the wire because it looked rough. It hasn't had any problems.

I recommend NGK 8381 (non resistor) elbow as a replacement. The resistors...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-20-2015, 09:29 AM
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Posted By mellephants
How about skid plate foam? Do you all use some?...

How about skid plate foam? Do you all use some? What's a cheap source for good closed cell foam?

I'm thinkin' the hard white stuff they use to pack and ship computers.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-18-2015, 01:49 PM
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Posted By mellephants
We went to the Badlands yesterday. The wet sand...

We went to the Badlands yesterday. The wet sand was prime... whoopdeedoowheelies, berm blastin', and found a couple of "booters" :clap

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-18-2015, 09:37 AM
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Posted By mellephants
Cool. My YZ250 has turbinecore2 sparky, with...

Cool. My YZ250 has turbinecore2 sparky, with fresh packing, but is still pretty dang loud.



:lol3

Speaking of the YZ250, I got the last of the parts I needed in the mail Friday after work,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-16-2015, 07:48 PM
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Posted By mellephants
Haha! Yeah! I just finished measuring my YZ bore...

Haha! Yeah! I just finished measuring my YZ bore clearance... looks like .002"

Maybe ride it instead of the DR :evil

Saw on facebook the guy that lent me the RMZ, and the blooperdude himself,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-16-2015, 04:04 PM
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Posted By mellephants
45 on Saturday. Badlands on the DR since the YZ...

45 on Saturday. Badlands on the DR since the YZ isn't ready? :evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-15-2015, 10:11 AM
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Posted By mellephants
So is the goatfuck more of a "street legal stock...

So is the goatfuck more of a "street legal stock DR350S" ride... or a YZ250 "xc race bike with bicycle LED lights and invalid plate ziptied to the fender" ride ?

:evil

That weekend is looking...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-12-2015, 12:10 PM
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Posted By mellephants
:clap

:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-12-2015, 10:39 AM
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Posted By mellephants
Couldn't agree more! Football doesn't do much for...

Couldn't agree more! Football doesn't do much for me. Watching Tomac in the main on Saturday though :eek1 :evil :clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-12-2015, 09:21 AM
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Views: 288,596
Posted By mellephants
From facebook album...

From facebook album (https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.768251109897565.1073741981.365756520147028) :clap
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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-11-2015, 06:32 PM
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Posted By mellephants
nice

nice
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-11-2015, 03:39 PM
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Posted By mellephants
old photos... I have some sitting on my dresser ...

old photos... I have some sitting on my dresser

92 KX125

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7473/15635824874_a9ce8cb400_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pPFFZu)

96 RM125
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-11-2015, 08:15 AM
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Posted By mellephants
Nice

Nice
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-11-2015, 08:12 AM
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Posted By mellephants
I think I'll wear a hoodie this time... took...

I think I'll wear a hoodie this time... took awhile to clean that thing :rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-09-2015, 07:10 PM
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Posted By mellephants
That was back when he rode a REAL MAN's bike...

That was back when he rode a REAL MAN's bike :clap

PS Looks good Moose... current year and already farkled :evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-08-2015, 05:25 PM
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Posted By mellephants
ditto I bet that was a fun day... You will...

ditto

I bet that was a fun day... You will have to elaborate when during springtime bonfire storytime :freaky
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-08-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5,419
Views: 288,596
Posted By mellephants
Kenda being the title sponsor of that Sprint...

Kenda being the title sponsor of that Sprint Enduro series got me curious. Anybody have thoughts on their Equilibrium tire (http://www.kendatire.com/en/motorcycle/mx-off-road/equilibrium/)? Looks...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-08-2015, 01:22 PM
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Posted By mellephants
Carmichael, Reed, Windham, Stewart :D ...

Carmichael, Reed, Windham, Stewart :D

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