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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-12-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10,857
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Posted By bobbed06
I run Avon Cobras, I trust them. Plus I spent 20...

I run Avon Cobras, I trust them. Plus I spent 20 years riding 1000cc sport bikes with race tires with virtually no tread on them thru those mountains.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-12-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10,857
Views: 594,411
Posted By bobbed06
I am wondering how bad the weather has actually...

I am wondering how bad the weather has actually been in your area. I need to make my way from Myrtle Beach area, to Morgantown area. I have 3 options, fly, DRZ400, or Harley.....I dont like to fly...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13,961
Views: 1,409,873
Posted By bobbed06
Yea, I seem to be thinking more and more of this...

Yea, I seem to be thinking more and more of this bike as well, A adjustable windscreen, appropriate gearing for preference, maybe some panniers, guards, etc....

I think it will make a good all...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
Mine does that as the air quality goes up in the...

Mine does that as the air quality goes up in the fall, I gave it another 1/2 turn on the idle mixture screw and it cured it for the most part. If it continues to hang slightly I will up the pilot jet...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8,873
Views: 1,224,775
Posted By bobbed06
New bodywork and seat for the little 2015 DR200...

New bodywork and seat for the little 2015 DR200 !!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
DRC footpegs from Wheeling Cycle Supply are hard...

DRC footpegs from Wheeling Cycle Supply are hard to beat. Think they cost about 45 bux.

http://www.wheelingcyclesupply.com/shop/product/drc-wide-foot-pegs/318
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
Think about it, If you buy the SM conversion...

Think about it, If you buy the SM conversion parts you will basically have one bike, oone insurance payment, one bike to store and maintain, but essentially TWO bikes. When I find a mint set of take...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
Is anybody here using Dyna Beads to balance their...

Is anybody here using Dyna Beads to balance their wheel/tire combo?
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
I am 6ft tall, 34 inch inseam, and cant really...

I am 6ft tall, 34 inch inseam, and cant really flatfoot any properly setup dirt bikes I have ever owned. Thats cuz its a dirt bike....:D
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
I have the Trakmasters, and although I think they...

I have the Trakmasters, and although I think they are a great dirt/sand tire, I will be happy when I change them to a real dual sport tire. I have had full on Hard Terrain MX tires do better on the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10,857
Views: 594,411
Posted By bobbed06
Very Sorry to hear about JTucker

Very Sorry to hear about JTucker
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13,961
Views: 1,409,873
Posted By bobbed06
This part will also be readily available at your...

This part will also be readily available at your local HD dealer, It is the same cable that is used on carbed Sportsters. Cost about $14 bux....If you want a slightly longer one, get one for a carbed...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
Got some new mirrors on the way, and its about...

Got some new mirrors on the way, and its about time for some new tires. Gonna say CYA later to the Trakmasters because they suck to commute on.
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 76,626
Views: 8,182,881
Posted By bobbed06
I call that a score!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I call that a score!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
Probably just make it louder and take away a...

Probably just make it louder and take away a small amount of torque.
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
No,thats not the reason why. Its because Harley...

No,thats not the reason why. Its because Harley Davidson requires their dealers to actually support their consumers by mandating the stocking program. I went in with a list of part numbers that would...
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 185,966
Posted By bobbed06
Order Placed!!! :clap I have been wanting a...

Order Placed!!! :clap

I have been wanting a good set of mirrors for quite some time.
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
Unfortunately I can not afford to support the...

Unfortunately I can not afford to support the local dirt bike shops. I bought one bearing I needed in a pinch at m y local Suzuki shop that retailed for maybe $50 bux, and they charged me $78 bux.
...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 185,966
Posted By bobbed06
I just read thru many of the posts, and answered...

I just read thru many of the posts, and answered my own question and learned a few things along the way.

Thanks for the info everybody!
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 185,966
Posted By bobbed06
I need to order a complete set for my DRZ 400S as...

I need to order a complete set for my DRZ 400S as well, did you find a ADV Rider discount code, or was there one available?
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
Even at $30 bux its still worth it. That thing...

Even at $30 bux its still worth it. That thing dumps enough fuel in your oil and it blows your engine up that 30 bux didnt seem too bad after all. I replace the float needle everytime I overhaul a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
Fresh Float Needle, swab the seat with a q tip,...

Fresh Float Needle, swab the seat with a q tip, reset float height to spec. You should turn fuel off anytime you arent using the bike still. This will fix the problem though.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
You have to make sure that you have a protector...

You have to make sure that you have a protector on the hose, and possibly trim the hose to fit to avoid the pipe touching that hose. I think I used DRC hoses from Wheeling Cycle Supply.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
I have an extra one floating around the shop. Its...

I have an extra one floating around the shop. Its packed away in a box so pics will have to wait.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
My titanium 450 exhaust would glow at idle when I...

My titanium 450 exhaust would glow at idle when I had just one size lean on the pilot jet, which would also make it take forever to warm up. Increased Pilot by one size, no more red glowing header,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
Curious as to why you choose to use those fuel...

Curious as to why you choose to use those fuel valves when there are many proper options to replace the huge, clunky vacuum fuel valve on the DRZ?
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
Damn, and I thought that I just make time to...

Damn, and I thought that I just make time to clean my bike after I ride. Now I can save all of that extra cash I was gonna spend on a psychologist to buy more cleaning supplies for my bikes. You are...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
I thought that is what I said..........Thanks for...

I thought that is what I said..........Thanks for the extra power though.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
It gets ridden, and it gets cleaned. I learned...

It gets ridden, and it gets cleaned. I learned how to keep my bikes spotless during my MX racing days when every bike was blinged out. It doesnt get put away with much more than dirt road dust on it....
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
I use Epoxy Spray Paint on my frames. Stuff lasts...

I use Epoxy Spray Paint on my frames. Stuff lasts almost as good as powder coating. Just takes forever to cure.

Thanks for the compliment, I really like it the way it is now. I think I need an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
My list of dirt bikes are as follows. The heavily...

My list of dirt bikes are as follows. The heavily modded DRZ just does everything I want to do.

84 DR 100
84 KX 80
84 and 85 KDX 200
84 YZ 490
90 and 94 KX125
88 and 93 and 98 CR 250R
97 CR...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
Dont run a tank on mine either. Never have. I run...

Dont run a tank on mine either. Never have. I run the overflow hose straight down from the radiator long the frame rail.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
me personally i avoid interstates no matter what...

me personally i avoid interstates no matter what I am riding, even if its on my cruiser bike. I just despise the interstates when riding.

But if you must, I would use a small 38-40 tooth rear...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
The spacer is only there to clear the rib on the...

The spacer is only there to clear the rib on the stock steel tank, its not required on the IMS tank either.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24,530
Views: 4,227,140
Posted By bobbed06
That fella was right, those valves should have...

That fella was right, those valves should have been replaced with some one piece Wiseco Valves, shimmed to spec, and new seals installed. You can do the entire job, gaskets and all for under 200 bux....
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 26,455
Posted By bobbed06
:d

:d
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8,873
Views: 1,224,775
Posted By bobbed06
You would be surprised at how many "mechanics"...

You would be surprised at how many "mechanics" can screw up something as simple as a CV carburator. I would remove the carb, and disassemble it completely, check for damage. Its either a ripped CV...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,896
Posted By bobbed06
Dealer service is only as good as manufacturers...

Dealer service is only as good as manufacturers providing the parts. It seems as everyone that has the last bit of good Huskies for example, TE 450 and 510 owners being the ones that stand out to me...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8,873
Views: 1,224,775
Posted By bobbed06
Too bad you arent in southeast nc.

Too bad you arent in southeast nc.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13,961
Views: 1,409,873
Posted By bobbed06
The way I decide how much slack i run on any...

The way I decide how much slack i run on any model bike is this....

Bike on lift, unhook suspension linkage, jack up wheel/swingarm until rear axle is level with countershaft. This is the tightest...
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