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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-08-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
This why I did the rear first. It will definitely...

This why I did the rear first. It will definitely accentuate the problems with the front. My only real problem with the front is that I wanted some adjustability.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-08-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
The drop in front cartridges ran me $1,300. Rear...

The drop in front cartridges ran me $1,300. Rear was around $1,100. I got my '13 Tiger with 57 miles on it for over $3,000 under MSRP. So spending a few bucks on suspension was perfectly palatable...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-08-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
I got the Ohlins rear 5-6 months. It really...

I got the Ohlins rear 5-6 months. It really accentuated the problems up front as you can imagine.

As a Christmas present to myself I finally got my front Ohlins fork cartridge inserts installed....
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 26,346
Views: 4,732,778
Posted By Hail_TX
93 on a DRZ? Are you like 80lbs or something? I...

93 on a DRZ? Are you like 80lbs or something? I definitely got more top end when I jetted mine. Even better when I got an FCR. My mpg went down with each mod though.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-15-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
These bikes are made to feather the clutch. Low...

These bikes are made to feather the clutch. Low speed maneuvering is not going to be a problem. Clutching up wheelies will prematurely wear your clutch.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Hail_TX
Response from local forum is that this is just...

Response from local forum is that this is just how the bikes run. It needs to be warmed up for a while before popping it in gear.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Hail_TX
Hydraulic Clutch on 2005 KTM 250sfx

Yesterday I went to look at a 2005 KTM 250sfx I am thinking about buying. Even in the cold weather it started pretty easy. It was my first ever kick start of a motorcycle. I am proud!

Anyway, the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-31-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 645,449
Posted By Hail_TX
I can tell you Ohlins is real, real good! :)

I can tell you Ohlins is real, real good! :)
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-09-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
I do mine every 3K or 6 months. Whatever comes...

I do mine every 3K or 6 months. Whatever comes first. Never pay any attention to debates about it. :)
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-28-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 61,567
Posted By Hail_TX
It did. Just had nothing to do with the knife.

It did. Just had nothing to do with the knife.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26,346
Views: 4,732,778
Posted By Hail_TX
So after receiving the replacement tank I...

So after receiving the replacement tank I realized the previous fitment problem was my own. I had read everywhere that the tank fits just fine with radiator guards installed. This go around I...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-25-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
These are the ones I got from Amazon. ...

These are the ones I got from Amazon.
http://www.amazon.com/Light-Flood-Off-road-Auxiliary-Driving/dp/B00LX28WAO/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1411692317&sr=8-8&keywords=CREE+led+auxiliary+light

24W...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-13-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
Just ordered an Ohlin's rear shock. My fat ass...

Just ordered an Ohlin's rear shock. My fat ass does not work well on stock at 225. Hoping to throw in the new Ohlins adventure cartridges at the end of the year up front.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 51,570
Posted By Hail_TX
Just saw this. I sent my tank back in to Clarke...

Just saw this. I sent my tank back in to Clarke because of the right panel sitting out so far. They are confident it was just a defect. I should have the replacement back any day. I have not heard...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-07-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By Hail_TX
v1.22

Finally have everything sorted out after my most recent ride on 9/6/2014. I removed a few impassable areas I must have manually added from within basecamp. Currently 170 miles.
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 08-05-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By Hail_TX
Version 1.1 Incorporated the following...

Version 1.1

Incorporated the following changes:

Fixed some bad track points from wrong turns
Added in a short section of 3090 paved fun
Expanded a section south of Anderson to add more...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 51,570
Posted By Hail_TX
I just installed my Clarke 3.9 gallon tank. I...

I just installed my Clarke 3.9 gallon tank. I experienced some of the same issues as others. Below are the problems I found and the solutions I implemented.

1.) The rear tank bolts do not line...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-27-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By Hail_TX
Cheeseburger Loop - Texas / NW Houston / Montgomery

I grabbed an old GPX by this name from around 2008 from the Two Wheeled Texans forum. I tried to follow it a few weeks ago on my DRZ and found a few spots to be inaccessible now due to apparent...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 26,346
Views: 4,732,778
Posted By Hail_TX
I use the driven shifter and keep the stock in my...

I use the driven shifter and keep the stock in my kit for emergencies. The driven clears the case much better and allows for proper adjustment for standing position.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-12-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 4,379
Views: 638,097
Posted By Hail_TX
http://i917.photobucket.com/albums/ad11/Haileyan/2...

http://i917.photobucket.com/albums/ad11/Haileyan/2014RoundRock/DSC02121.jpg
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,234
Posted By Hail_TX
I use an iPhone and I am able to skip forward and...

I use an iPhone and I am able to skip forward and back through my playlist by pressing an rotating the jog dial. I have never turned mine off but when music is not playing I can press and hold the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 28,690
Posted By Hail_TX
I love my DR-Z 400s for what I want to do with...

I love my DR-Z 400s for what I want to do with it. I also love the fact that parts are so readily available. I have a big bike for long trips and I am considering a light dirt bike for single...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-08-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
Need video. For all I know you are coming down...

Need video. For all I know you are coming down not going up! ;) lol
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26,346
Views: 4,732,778
Posted By Hail_TX
It is a cheap ebay special. for like $5.00 -...

It is a cheap ebay special. for like $5.00 - $9.00 but it has worked well for me. I don't trust the mount entirely so I have the case safety tied to the bar. ;)...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26,346
Views: 4,732,778
Posted By Hail_TX
None. I can try to get a photo of both sides.

None. I can try to get a photo of both sides.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 26,346
Views: 4,732,778
Posted By Hail_TX
Here is what you can see. What you can't se is...

Here is what you can see. What you can't se is the 3X3 air box mod and carb rejet. You can feel it though!

New Ram Mount for my Garmin 650t and Steering Stem Nut Bling...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 26,346
Views: 4,732,778
Posted By Hail_TX
Anyone run the DG R Series exhaust on a DRZ? ...

Anyone run the DG R Series exhaust on a DRZ? Thoughts? Doesn't really matter because I already ordered one but would love feedback anyway. :evil
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 68,395
Posted By Hail_TX
I have had to use mine once so far. I plugged a...

I have had to use mine once so far. I plugged a friends tubeless and aired it up. Worked great!

I ran it off my SAE charging cable. The inline fuse on my SAE cable blew almost instantly. It was...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-23-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
Yeah, no issues. One of the easier ones I have...

Yeah, no issues. One of the easier ones I have ever had.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-20-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5,902
Views: 1,528,290
Posted By Hail_TX
Something about the green screams "I must be out...

Something about the green screams "I must be out doors and off the beaten path!"
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-16-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
I am using the heat demon grips. I am not...

I am using the heat demon grips. I am not directly tied to the factory heated grip connection but my fuse block is for switched power.
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-11-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
What am I missing? There are tons of great bikes...

What am I missing? There are tons of great bikes out there that don't have their own sub forums.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-03-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
I am hitting the road on the Tiger at 6:30am...

I am hitting the road on the Tiger at 6:30am tomorrow for a run to Orsak's in Fayetteville for breakfast. 41 ain't bad at all.
Forum: Vendors 01-02-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 68,395
Posted By Hail_TX
This time of year I am very happy to be in Texas....

This time of year I am very happy to be in Texas. Even went camping off the tiger last weekend!

Thanks for the speedy delivery service!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-30-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
Thanks for that! I just ordered one.

Thanks for that! I just ordered one.
Forum: Vendors 12-30-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 68,395
Posted By Hail_TX
I just placed my order!

I just placed my order!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-26-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 704,468
Posted By Hail_TX
My wife got me some SW Motech 20mm risers for the...

My wife got me some SW Motech 20mm risers for the 800XC. I never thought 20mm would make much of a difference. ....they do!
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-26-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 200,191
Posted By Hail_TX
I will be at the pie run and crazy bobs camp out...

I will be at the pie run and crazy bobs camp out Saturday night.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-23-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 200,191
Posted By Hail_TX
Tomball, TX just north of Houston here.

Tomball, TX just north of Houston here.
Forum: The Garage 12-17-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,372
Posted By Hail_TX
Yes. :)

Yes. :)
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