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Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 07:39 AM
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Posted By resslerm
What windscreen is that?

What windscreen is that?
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 10:12 AM
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Posted By resslerm
Ah, so there must be preload spacers below the...

Ah, so there must be preload spacers below the springs instead of at the top.

I'll swap the springs and check the sag then go from there.

Thanks for the clarification.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 11:30 AM
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Posted By resslerm
I'm about to swap out my .52 fork springs, for a...

I'm about to swap out my .52 fork springs, for a set of KTM 990 or 950 .48 springs. They measure 457mm (ish).

The .48's are the same length of the .40's that came out of the 48mm KX450F fork that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 10:34 AM
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Posted By resslerm
I'm running a 140/80 Shinko 705. On/Off road, I...

I'm running a 140/80 Shinko 705. On/Off road, I haven't been able to tell much, if any handling difference than the 130/80. I can see why it would turn a little slower with the larger rear tire...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 05:55 AM
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Posted By resslerm
Thanks for the info Dakarchef, I'll be contacting...

Thanks for the info Dakarchef, I'll be contacting him shortly! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 01:17 PM
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Posted By resslerm
HA! Walked into that one.. edited

HA! Walked into that one.. edited
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 05:32 PM
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Posted By resslerm
I noticed one of my seal's was leaking in the...

I noticed one of my seal's was leaking in the Yukon after the top of the world highway, didn't consider at the time to be letting the air out of the forks. I'll be buying a set.
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 05:29 PM
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Views: 786,192
Posted By resslerm
I'll look into the Elka, Thanks Pierre. As...

I'll look into the Elka, Thanks Pierre.

As for the bearing's in the front hub, I've been running a KX450F 48mm fork, with the KX wheel. I replaced the bearings (assuming they are similar in size...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 06:37 PM
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Posted By resslerm
That's good news. I'll have my buddy look at it...

That's good news. I'll have my buddy look at it then.

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 08:26 AM
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Posted By resslerm
Dakar length shock

Anyone have a Dakar Length Shock for sale? OEM or otherwise? 50k on mine makes me think I should soon consider a replacement.

I have a spare OEM Dakar shock, but it has some scoring on it.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 323
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Posted By resslerm
Thanks for posting, great report. Definitely...

Thanks for posting, great report. Definitely putting this on the list.
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 07:22 PM
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Views: 21,168
Posted By resslerm
After reading through this thread, and riding in...

After reading through this thread, and riding in "Good" Zamberlan hiking boots on my last big trip.. I think I'll buy some proper protective riding boots.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,915
Posted By resslerm
Ah, makes sense. To the OP, is that just a...

Ah, makes sense.

To the OP, is that just a 1 1/4'' to 2'' converter that you welded some spacers to each side?

Do you use the factory axle from the motorcycle or use a similar bolt, as to not...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,915
Posted By resslerm
Would it be absolutely necessary to actually...

Would it be absolutely necessary to actually remove the chain, or could one zip tie the clutch lever to the bar's "incase the bike jumped into gear" while hitting a bump (which I have read about on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By resslerm
Thanks again Daryl!

Thanks again Daryl!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-06-2014, 09:38 AM
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Views: 396
Posted By resslerm
Bay Area - Looking for some help with a garage and tools

Hey guys - I'm on a ride from Ohio, AK and now I'm in Yosemite.:D

I'm looking for a fellow adv rider who might be ale to help me out with use of a garage, torque wrench, drill etc.

I need to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 12:10 AM
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Views: 186,023
Posted By resslerm
You two are awesome! Glad to see your taking your...

You two are awesome! Glad to see your taking your time, its been a while since I've kept up. enjoy!:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,395
Posted By resslerm
Could be wooden, or metal grated. If it's wooden...

Could be wooden, or metal grated. If it's wooden and wet, be careful.
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 24,593
Posted By resslerm
What brand tarp/fly is that you two are using?...

What brand tarp/fly is that you two are using? Edit - Just found you posted already while reading through.

That would make packing the tent in the morning, much more enjoyable.

Great report so...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 786,192
Posted By resslerm
I just tried something similar, using my old...

I just tried something similar, using my old Brembo (BMW) pads, chopped them a bit, fitted them into the Nissin KX/YZ caliper to see how they react with the KX rotor.

The Nissin (MX Racing...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 34,415
Posted By resslerm
Awesome report. Great narration and amazing...

Awesome report. Great narration and amazing photographs.

I'm making this trip in a few months and you've given me a few ideas I hadn't thought of yet.

Thanks for taking the time to put this...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-02-2014, 09:02 PM
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Posted By resslerm
I just put a set on my bike, 90/90/21 and...

I just put a set on my bike, 90/90/21 and 130/80/17. Taking the TKC80's off was more of a bitch than getting these on using 3 short motion pro irons.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 06:51 PM
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Posted By resslerm
I'm running a KX450F 48mm fork/wheel/caliper,...

I'm running a KX450F 48mm fork/wheel/caliper, basically same Nissin caliper as the YZ from what I can find in photos online. I'm looking at buying the EBC 320mm as well.

Have you guys running the...
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,177
Posted By resslerm
I rented a DR650 from Jason sometime in February...

I rented a DR650 from Jason sometime in February I think.. for a 24 Hour trip around the big island.

Real stand up dude. He came and dropped the bike off as I didn't have transportation on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,047
Posted By resslerm
I had almost identical symptoms about a few weeks...

I had almost identical symptoms about a few weeks ago on my 2003. I attributed it to bad fuel/filter clogging.

It started bogging, then eventually got so bad it would hardly run and took a long...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5,326
Views: 786,192
Posted By resslerm
What Windscreen is that?

What Windscreen is that?
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,648
Posted By resslerm
What was the outcome of this? I'm experiencing...

What was the outcome of this? I'm experiencing similar symptoms with my 03 Dakar right now. I can force it to start eventually, though it is continually falling on its face and I'm suspecting the...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By resslerm
I also have recently used a guy off of uship.com....

I also have recently used a guy off of uship.com.

Not trying to hijack your thread, just adding another great shipper to the list.

The guys information is :

Jeremy Watford
Safe N Sound...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 21,160
Posted By resslerm
Awesome photos man, keep them coming. Once you...

Awesome photos man, keep them coming. Once you catch the climbing itch, there is no going back. Enjoy the NW.
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