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Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 08:46 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
This has got me thinking. (might be to top heavy)...

This has got me thinking. (might be to top heavy)
http://www.nleomf.org/assets/images/themuseum/online-newsletter/2012/july/2008-69-1-riot-shield_cropped.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 08:42 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Well Done JNS! :thumb when I got my Dr. I could...

Well Done JNS! :thumb
when I got my Dr. I could not find a skidplate that fit my criteria. as a fabricator myself I built my own that shares similar design features. I wanted it to bolt up without...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 06:42 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
GOOD ON YA' TH I was hacking away on my little...

GOOD ON YA' TH
I was hacking away on my little (m/c) trailer all day. I planned on taking the Dr. for the grade 8 bolts I needed. but the SkunkWife got home from church with her ecobost and I stole...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 08:15 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Too long, did not read:D

Too long, did not read:D
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 07:16 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
You do not need to drill the spacer. I installed...

You do not need to drill the spacer. I installed the zerk (two weeks ago) and pushed grease all the way out to the seals.
Drilling the spacer just fills the spacer with grease. If you don't believe...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:08 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
BG- I really like mine (Harbor Freight),...

BG-

I really like mine (Harbor Freight), It's nice to be able to move the bike around when its up in the air. My bike is lowered and it slides right under. I jacks up high enough to work on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 09:57 AM
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Views: 3,412
Posted By SkunkWizard
This one serves me well ...

This one serves me well
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/DR%20650/IMG_5091_zpsfbfe8cd7.jpg (http://s14.photobucket.com/user/S2Wizard/media/DR%20650/IMG_5091_zpsfbfe8cd7.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 08:36 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I mounted new Kenda's today & rear rimloc. I have...

I mounted new Kenda's today & rear rimloc. I have used a lot of different products for tire mounting. Including some home made recipes that may have been misconstrued as cooking meth.
Tried this...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Front Brake Pads

Front brake pads
Who has tried different types the most?
What recommendations do you give?

I have OEM on the front right now. they work fine, just worn
On the rear I have Galfer sintered and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 06:39 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
this!

this!
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 10:17 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I'm not Yoking

last week I moved to the shed with the Dr. and pulled it down a bit.
My findings of the Yoke bearings: top one was a little dry and the bottom bearing had just a little more factory lube on it than...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By SkunkWizard
I rebuilt mine the other day. Easy! I sourced...

I rebuilt mine the other day. Easy!
I sourced out the O' rings from McMaster. I had to buy a bag full of each. I have plenty left over for anybody that wants them. Send me a PM, I will send you a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 07:24 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Pine-Sol Dip: Full strength I've used it many...

Pine-Sol Dip: Full strength
I've used it many times with good results
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 07:19 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 11:04 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Alum will wear faster than steel or they would...

Alum will wear faster than steel or they would make tank tracks out of it.
To me it's like a tire choice. some people want performance some want mileage
Google it and come to you own decision. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 10:54 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Doing an Bi-annual

I started taking down the Dr. for an Bi-annual inspection. This time checking swing arm bearings, head yoke bearings.
Paying special attention to the wiring, checking for wearing to frame at rub...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 10:13 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I think (now that requires both of my brain cells...

I think (now that requires both of my brain cells rubbing together) that JT & PMP can make you a sprocket to order
see below my post on sprocket weight. IMO I would rather have a hardened alum...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 09:05 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
NC RICK- I still have a very old pack of...

NC RICK-

I still have a very old pack of "Life Savers" in my tank bag:D
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 09:08 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Voltmeter

I had a pm asking about what volt meter I use. if anybody else cares
http://www.apriliaforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=123105&stc=1&d=1260585877

...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 02:12 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Part Deux In the bags: pending on...

Part Deux

In the bags: pending on conditions they will have jacket & pants/liners
sometimes a small fuel jug and always this little Igloo bag, It fits perfect in the Wolfman bag. A few sodas...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 08:20 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Sweet Sound of a 4 stroke I give you the Furano...

Sweet Sound of a 4 stroke
I give you the Furano

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/furano8.jpg (http://s14.photobucket.com/user/S2Wizard/media/furano8.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 08:14 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
[QUOTE=ER70S-2;25463473]True of every male in the...

[QUOTE=ER70S-2;25463473]True of every male in the known, and all suspected unknown and parallel, universes; including String Theory. Ask yer wife. :d



What suspension mods are you running?
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 07:50 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I never cared for the 250 tail light. or I would...

I never cared for the 250 tail light. or I would have had one on years ago when they were $8.99
This one saved me the time fabricating one out of carbon fiber. Now I might finally build a carbon...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 06:38 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
My $.02

I ordered the DSA Concepts rear fender from PC and it just showed up. I had to lookup when I had last ordered from Jeff it was 2010. Reason being I have not really needed anything. I even had to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 03:04 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
2010 I went down with a broken left femur and my...

2010 I went down with a broken left femur and my right pant leg hung up on the brake lever.
Started cutting with my Spyderco when a paramedic on vacation rode up.
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 02:58 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Yah but, I wouldn't wish those rocks on even you...

Yah but, I wouldn't wish those rocks on even you Dos'
My skid plate was getting hit so bad it sounded like an epileptic blacksmith on a snare drum
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 10:31 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Bat Country

During the week we stopped to take a picture on the way to this intersection


http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/advloot/IMG_4943_zps6083e851.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 06:54 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
40 years combined experience on heavy aircraft,...

40 years combined experience on heavy aircraft, purpose built race car fabrication
& OCD/ADD Anal-Retention :dog

Edit: I thought you were talking about the snorkel cut removal
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 06:38 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
That's the stuff. It's amazing, another great tip...

That's the stuff. It's amazing, another great tip from "MX Rob" the guy that made the GSXR muffler famous
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 08:50 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I was going over the bike and yanked the air...

I was going over the bike and yanked the air filter out for cleaning. I remember that pesky screw that was a little tricky to put back in the plastic wedge that holds the element in. True to form I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 08:12 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Don't be to reserved about the TM40 upgrade....

Don't be to reserved about the TM40 upgrade. P/Cycle offers a complete kit that is easy to install.
I'm sure many have used the TM40 without cutting the airbox. But the the added gain with it cut...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 08:43 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I ride my Dr. on the road more than off. But when...

I ride my Dr. on the road more than off. But when I do I prep for the conditions.
Change gears
Reset spring rates
Panniers on/off
Spare fuel
large tool kit
First Aid kit
Mirrors off
Drop...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 08:22 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
:deal buy it buy the gallon can and use a spray...

:deal buy it buy the gallon can and use a spray bottle
Forum: Racing 10-06-2014, 08:09 AM
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Views: 383
Posted By SkunkWizard
Laguna Seca-Mazda Raceway this week

SCCA National Champion Runoffs schedule

http://scca.cdn.racersites.com/prod/assets/2014_Runoffs_Schedule_9.5.14.pdf

stream live http://www.speedcasttv.com/scca/


<!--/end thumb-->50 years...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 09:41 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I did it a long time ago. Everybody said it will...

I did it a long time ago. Everybody said it will poke my eye out or would get killed by it. So far it has digested every rock, snowball and turd thrown in it.
Forum: Racing 08-24-2014, 04:11 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Agree 100%

Agree 100%
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 09:31 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
you might want to check for more loose nuts &...

you might want to check for more loose nuts & bolts on the yellow one
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 10:05 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
I have a 15 inch long titanium rod in my femur...

I have a 15 inch long titanium rod in my femur from soft panniers
I do not put my foot down anymore

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/IMG_16672.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
My 2006 is far from stock. I have spent $ with...

My 2006 is far from stock. I have spent $ with Procycle, Kientech, Cogent & and being a fabricator for my day job done a lot of modifications myself.
No reliability issues at all (except for a few...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 09:23 AM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
BUY IT :deal

BUY IT :deal
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