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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 02:26 PM
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Views: 40,205
Posted By Goofy Footer
Hmm, day tripping to HP Ranch for the Cortez...

Hmm, day tripping to HP Ranch for the Cortez Rally finish and M1K tech day / bike pron day on Friday might be fun. Then again finding a place to crash for the night at HP Ranch may be an issue unless...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 28,182
Posted By Goofy Footer
And of course, some bomb food along the way - La...

And of course, some bomb food along the way - La Gurrerense in Ensenada
http://laguerrerense.com/index_en.html

Sea Urchin tostados. My buddy says the peanut habenero hot sauce is amazing
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 28,182
Posted By Goofy Footer
Getting stuck in some beach dunes ha

Getting stuck in some beach dunes ha
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 28,182
Posted By Goofy Footer
Another Baja Trip for the WR250f

In the meanwhile, I'll keep floggin my 06 WR250f.

I took my out-of-state buddy to baja for his first moto trip south of the border (and first time in baja in a decade).
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 28,182
Posted By Goofy Footer
I wish! Those bikes look awesome and I'd love to...

I wish! Those bikes look awesome and I'd love to try one
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5600/15560442321_46a7a9f647_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Magnetic Drain Plug

Is anybody using a magnetic oil drain plug on their 2012+ WRs? If so, which one and what size is it? I've seen some contradictory /confusing things online.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 276,738
Posted By Goofy Footer
WR450 alive in baja

I'll posted the below picture in the 2012-2015 WR450 thread but I'll post it here too because it's "my" WR450 Adventure Bike! Thank you all for posting your WR pics and keeping the WR moto stoke...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 276,738
Posted By Goofy Footer
Woa that is a clean bike! I really like the red...

Woa that is a clean bike! I really like the red seat/decals. There have been a couple of really nice Gen 1 Aluminum frame rebuilds/refreshes in this thread lately - cool stuff.

Makes me want...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 276,738
Posted By Goofy Footer
Awesome info thank you! I have a steel frame and...

Awesome info thank you! I have a steel frame and a 2012 so this won't fit on my bike but my friend would totally love the tool box. I'll forward the info to him. Thanks again! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Yes, briefly considered it but haven't really...

Yes, briefly considered it but haven't really researched it. I have a stock exhaust and the header pipe does produce plenty of heat (more than any other bike I've owned). It gets uncomfortable...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 276,738
Posted By Goofy Footer
Great looking bike (and taco) Ryno! What...

Great looking bike (and taco) Ryno!

What is the ceramic coating that you applied to the swingarm & engine cases? What does it do?

Do you like the BD light? I have the Squadron Pro (non...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 40,205
Posted By Goofy Footer
If you haven't been to the La Guerrerense...

If you haven't been to the La Guerrerense http://laguerrerense.com/index_en.html tostada stand in Ensenada you are missing out! It's located one block east of the flag pole in town. I had the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 40,205
Posted By Goofy Footer
In other funny news from the trip, I got stung by...

In other funny news from the trip, I got stung by a bee in my stomach and by buddy got soaked at a blowhole.

The bee hit me in my neck while riding and then fell under my jacked and somehow under...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 40,205
Posted By Goofy Footer
Took a buddy from out of state on his first baja...

Took a buddy from out of state on his first baja moto trip (and first baja trip in a decade) on a quick two day coastal ride last week.

I was daydreaming and forgot to refill at the last Pemex...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
WR450 alive in baja

The Clarke continued to leak and long story short, it's being sent back to Clarke.

So, the tried and true (yet smaller capacity) IMS went on my bike just hours before I left on my first ride on...
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 61,359
Posted By Goofy Footer
Thank You JGT

Thanks Just Gas Tanks for the IMS 3.0 gallon translucent tank on my 2012 WR450. This pic is from my first ride on the "new to me" bike and I took it exactly where she belongs - roaming the coast of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-01-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By Goofy Footer
Thumbs Up for The Enduro Shop

I stopped by The Enduro Shop recently and it's a great adv/enduro shop. They have a huge selection of Wolfman gear (which is awesome to feel/measure in person) and they have Bib Mousses and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-30-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 40,205
Posted By Goofy Footer
Thank You for the update Adventure Girl! I don't...

Thank You for the update Adventure Girl! I don't have Facebook but I'll ask my riding partner to look into TalkBaja.

If things go to plan, we'll be headed down for a quick 2 day ride to Coyote...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 276,738
Posted By Goofy Footer
Great looking bike - thanks for sharing the pics!...

Great looking bike - thanks for sharing the pics!

For tampering the hit, check out the G2 Throttle Tamer. Lots of guys in my local club run them on everything from KTM 990s to single track bikes...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Leaky Fuel Pump after new tank install

The pump is located in the stock location. Honestly I have no idea how the gas will get from the wings to the fuel pump - vacuum? Not sure I don't claim to know a thing about fuel pumps. IIRC the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
And here it is:

And here it is:
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
The tank wings do hit the radiator guard so I...

The tank wings do hit the radiator guard so I will need additional spacers / longer bolts to connect the wings to the radiator guards.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Here is my solution to the Clarke tank and...

Here is my solution to the Clarke tank and Unabiker radiator guards..

The guard is pretty beefy in original form and I'm happy to say that the guard now still feels strong.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Hey KG, I'm in the process of installing a Clarke...

Hey KG, I'm in the process of installing a Clarke tank on my bike. Would you say the fitment issues with your install came from the previously bent radiators or because the Clarke itself wasn't a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
GYTR Radiator Guards - Rear Mount

Ah, here are some pics of GYTR radiator protection. Apparently there are both GYTR radiator Guards and Braces? Note the difference between the rear frame mount vs. the Unabiker guards.

How...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Upon further review, it looks like I "should" be...

Upon further review, it looks like I "should" be able to cut/grind a V notch from the upper bar of the Unabiker rear frame brace. Hopefully I can just notch the upper bar and not have to cut it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Clarke Tank and Unabiker Radiator Guards

Well, turns out the Clarke Tank does not work with Unabiker Radiator Guards, son of a b*tch! I bought the last Clarke Tank in stock at Just Gas Tanks (actually also ordered my Unabiker guards through...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-28-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 40,205
Posted By Goofy Footer
San Quintin Farmworker Protests

Does anybody have recent intel on the current condition of the farmworker protests in amd around San Quintin?? I'm headed down for a quick trip this week and want to be prepared where (not) to go.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Safari Tank Capacity - 17L Real Life vs Advertised 15/15.5L..

Thanks for the info bygdaddee - 17L for the Safari tank = 4.5 gallons. I've seen it advertised as a 4.1 gallon tank. It's a little frustrating that the advertised vs real capacity is different.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Safari Tank - Actual Capacity?

For those with the Safari tank, what actual capacity have you guys seen? I saw the Safari (4.1 gallon) next to the Clarke (4.0 gallon) and the Safari looked waay larger than the Clarke. What gives?
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Motor Heat

Thank you guys for the replies! I ordered a Boyesen Supercooler just to be safe.
I think much of my heat may be from the header pipe.

Question - are you guys running stock exhausts or aftermarket...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
There is a deeep outside chance that I will head...

There is a deeep outside chance that I will head to the rally and volunteer. I've volunteered for a few Rallies before. Pilo is a good dude too.

I took the WR for a quick spin around the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
btw Jolly, are you thinking of running Pilo's...

btw Jolly, are you thinking of running Pilo's navigation rally in Utah new a few weeks? I saw your post in that thread from early January.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Thanks for sharing some positive experience! ...

Thanks for sharing some positive experience! Yup, this Baja trip will be open riding no tight single track stuff so there should be plenty of air through the radiators.

So does your WR450f feel...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Running Hot?

Does your WR seem to run hot or is that just me? I just got back from a ride in shorts on my 2006 WR250f (carbureted) and then the 2012 WR450f (woods map, stock exhaust with plunger removed) and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Atomic Geo - how much did the Seat Concepts "Low"...

Atomic Geo - how much did the Seat Concepts "Low" actually lower the effective seat height of your WR? I've seen a few of their "Low" models which lower the seat height (in inches) buuttt the seat...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
BygDaddee, do you have the Translucent or White...

BygDaddee, do you have the Translucent or White Safari tank on your Rally WR450? Are you able to see the gas/petrol through the tank?
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
Nice bike. Is that a Safari rear gas tank? How...

Nice bike. Is that a Safari rear gas tank? How many liters/gallons does it hold?
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 52,473
Posted By Goofy Footer
KG, thank you for posting pics of the Clarke...

KG, thank you for posting pics of the Clarke tank!! I'm in the market for a larger tank and have been leaning towards the 4 gallon tanks (on my old DRZ I had both a 3(ish) and a 4(ish) gallon tank)...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-17-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,832
Posted By Goofy Footer
Great ride report(s) and I'm glad to see you're...

Great ride report(s) and I'm glad to see you're back and posting again. Man, you know the goodz around the Tecate-zone! I just got back from a solo 1.5 day run to Coyote Cals and back but I've only...
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