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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-24-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By RamMan4x4
That's a good story...glad to hear you got it...

That's a good story...glad to hear you got it out. Also, be thankful you have a DR350 and not a DR650 because the 650 would probably still be there :D

You may want to inspect your forks for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 28,816
Views: 3,545,190
Posted By RamMan4x4
Thanks...I forgot that the 350 has more...

Thanks...I forgot that the 350 has more suspension travel than the 650. Wouldn't making longer preload spacers effectively reduce my available suspension travel (i.e. extra spacer length vs...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28,816
Views: 3,545,190
Posted By RamMan4x4
Does anyone know if DR650 springs will fit in...

Does anyone know if DR650 springs will fit in DR350 forks...both are 43mm tubes so I would guess they do, but I figured I would check here before I try the swap.

I ask because I have some 0.525...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28,816
Views: 3,545,190
Posted By RamMan4x4
Rustoleum Metallic Charcoal is a pretty good fit...

Rustoleum Metallic Charcoal is a pretty good fit to the gray frame on my '08 DR650...though I have found that the frame color varies year to year. The Rustoleum paint was a little dark on my frame...
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,138
Posted By RamMan4x4
I've been reading through your DR350 build (which...

I've been reading through your DR350 build (which is great by the way) a noticed this link in your signature. Very cool that you were able to open your own shop.

I have some training for work...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 121,787
Posted By RamMan4x4
Just posting this as an FYI for any NC...

Just posting this as an FYI for any NC residents...

I was in the market for a street legal 450x and found one nearby for a decent price. I called the owner and we talked for about 20 minutes....
Forum: Vendors 05-30-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 27,730
Posted By RamMan4x4
I'll take 2 jersey in whatever size you...

I'll take 2 jersey in whatever size you recommend. My chest size is 42.5in but I'll usually have chest and back armor on underneath the shirt...so XL?

I'll take an XL pant as well...it may be a...
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 27,730
Posted By RamMan4x4
Sorry to hear about the closing. Your pants were...

Sorry to hear about the closing. Your pants were recommended to me at an ADV rally last weekend. If you happen to come across a Large pants (returns, old stock, etc..) please let me know.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,965
Posted By RamMan4x4
I'll keep a look out as well. Hopefully you'll...

I'll keep a look out as well. Hopefully you'll get them back in one piece.

Hate a thief! Someone please tell me why we stopped hanging horse thieves...
Forum: Regional forums 12-15-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 167,582
Posted By RamMan4x4
Just signed up! I forgot to include my screen...

Just signed up! I forgot to include my screen name in the notes section of the payment, but I'll be there!
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 351,606
Posted By RamMan4x4
The custom tool duffel arrived this week...the...

The custom tool duffel arrived this week...the quality is amazing and it fits nicely in my DR650 toolbox! So nice in fact that I just ordered another one because two will fit comfortably in the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,970
Posted By RamMan4x4
Farkles, you must be one of the owners of the two...

Farkles, you must be one of the owners of the two shocks Rick mentioned were waiting on the coating option. Hopefully we can get some interest in this group buy and get it done sooner.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 82,970
Posted By RamMan4x4
I spoke to Rick this week about a possible group...

I spoke to Rick this week about a possible group buy on his DR650 rear shock upgrade with the ceramic coating option. The coating is regularly priced at $125 but the price drops dramatically to $45...
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 351,606
Posted By RamMan4x4
I recently ordered a long skinny tool duffel (...

I recently ordered a long skinny tool duffel ( 14"x2.5" ) to fit in my DR toolbox. Let me know if you think the dimensions will make the zipper difficult to install or to use. I'm not opposed to just...
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 45,069
Posted By RamMan4x4
Thanks for the advice. I've been looking at the...

Thanks for the advice. I've been looking at the PC-8 from eastern beaver and the AP-1 from centech. Painless wiring has a fuse block like the FZ-1 that has a built in relay.
Forum: Vendors 10-01-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 45,069
Posted By RamMan4x4
Low is right...I ran some tests this morning and...

Low is right...I ran some tests this morning and pulled the battery to check the amp hour rating. The TAPP lite pulls 10 mA when not connected to anything...though that's as low as my meter will read...
Forum: Vendors 09-30-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 45,069
Posted By RamMan4x4
Haven't had a chance to investigate yet...but...

Haven't had a chance to investigate yet...but should get to it this weekend. I'll keep you posted.
Forum: Vendors 09-29-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 45,069
Posted By RamMan4x4
Thanks for the follow up. I'm not sure exactly...

Thanks for the follow up. I'm not sure exactly how long it took to drain down, the last time I rode was Sunday so it was some time over the past 4 days. I'll keep you posted.
Forum: Vendors 09-29-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 45,069
Posted By RamMan4x4
An update on the TAPP install...I was going to...

An update on the TAPP install...I was going to ride my bike into work this morning, but the battery was dead. Dead as in it wouldn't even turn on the neutral light. My guess is the battery drain is a...
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 45,069
Posted By RamMan4x4
Absolutely!...though I took that photo as the sun...

Absolutely!...though I took that photo as the sun was going down with the camera on my phone (hence the flash). If you want something better for your website, I'll snap another picture that shows the...
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 45,069
Posted By RamMan4x4
Finally got around to installing it this...

Finally got around to installing it this weekend...works great!
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-H8ZtVAjD8qo/ToCg2uuseLI/AAAAAAAAAM8/jPKA-ht_OXQ/s640/tapp-install.jpg
Forum: Vendors 09-27-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 33,704
Posted By RamMan4x4
Are you patterning this for the OEM and IMS tanks?

Are you patterning this for the OEM and IMS tanks?
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 45,069
Posted By RamMan4x4
bump for same day shipping and great customer...

bump for same day shipping and great customer service :ricky
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,700
Posted By RamMan4x4
Its a non-issue now, but I compressed my forks...

Its a non-issue now, but I compressed my forks much farther than they ever should be for hauling and didn't experience any slipping by the mount. If it was a hard mount without a suspension then I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,839
Posted By RamMan4x4
Haha...its called an FCR and gsxr muffler...you...

Haha...its called an FCR and gsxr muffler...you don't end need a button, just twist the throttle. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,839
Posted By RamMan4x4
Phil, I think you'll like the TKC80...that's what...

Phil, I think you'll like the TKC80...that's what I have on my bike right now. They're quiet on the road, grip well in wet/dry and on/off road...but the compound is a little soft and the rear tire...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,839
Posted By RamMan4x4
+1...the amount of slop in the sprocket is a...

+1...the amount of slop in the sprocket is a function of how tight the retainer fits in it's groove on the countershaft.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,839
Posted By RamMan4x4
I don't remember the brand but I bought a 14T...

I don't remember the brand but I bought a 14T countershaft sprocket from procycle and yes the surface with the stepped face goes towards the engine, the flat surface goes toward the retainer. The...
Forum: Vendors 09-15-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,700
Posted By RamMan4x4
Wow...your laser has been working overtime!

Wow...your laser has been working overtime!
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,839
Posted By RamMan4x4
I used Permatex ultra grey because it had the...

I used Permatex ultra grey because it had the great oil resistance and a decent temperature range...though I was actually looking for the ultra copper because it had a higher temp resistance and...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,700
Posted By RamMan4x4
Clocklaw, I would loosen the bolts, push the...

Clocklaw,
I would loosen the bolts, push the tie downs up to eliminate the gap at the bottom of the elongated bolt hole, and re-tighten. That will give you a larger cross-sectional area for the tie...
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,700
Posted By RamMan4x4
FYI...I also started a thread on DRriders.com...

FYI...I also started a thread on DRriders.com that links to this page. If you want to add anything to it, feel free to comment.

http://drriders.com/post22808.html#p22808
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,700
Posted By RamMan4x4
Right side

Right side
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,700
Posted By RamMan4x4
Rear showing anchor

Rear showing anchor
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,700
Posted By RamMan4x4
Left side

Left side
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,700
Posted By RamMan4x4
I have a few more pics and these in HD. If you...

I have a few more pics and these in HD. If you want to post them on your website, PM me your email address and I'll send them to you.
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,700
Posted By RamMan4x4
Still working on it...I'm putting down Durabak...

Still working on it...I'm putting down Durabak liner over the bed rail caps and on the rocker panels before installing the tie down system. I might throw it up on the truck bed this weekend and snap...
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,700
Posted By RamMan4x4
This is the closest picture I have of them...

This is the closest picture I have of them mounted on my bike...these tie down mounts saved me when I ran out of gas one night at 11pm and had to load the bike in the bed of my truck in the dark. I...
Forum: Vendors 08-22-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 51,046
Posted By RamMan4x4
Looks like you were going to start sending out...

Looks like you were going to start sending out orders today...are you still taking orders?

Also, I have a question, I'm 6'2" 210lbs and I'm right on the edge of a M/L and XL/2XL per chest...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 102,522
Views: 20,099,839
Posted By RamMan4x4
Happy birthday! I'm no too far behind you. That's...

Happy birthday! I'm no too far behind you. That's a nice looking bike there, I particularly like the "tail bag" in the first picture :freaky
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