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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,326
Posted By Doorguy1979
I know I have seen a couple different threads on...

I know I have seen a couple different threads on converting Ninjas into quality gravel/ dirt road runners.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 33,240
Posted By Doorguy1979
Here you go. Last week I was working at a...

Here you go.

Last week I was working at a farm and saw a HUGE mess under a tractor. I asked the farmer about it.

His son (20) was fixing an issue on their Case tractor, he took off one of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 33,240
Posted By Doorguy1979
I work on garage doors for a living, I recently...

I work on garage doors for a living, I recently had a new guy that was installing a door in an old detached garage, and had forgotten his winding bars. The tool you use to add tension to the torsion...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By Doorguy1979
With all the KLR issues, nobody mentioned "Deep...

With all the KLR issues, nobody mentioned "Deep hole syndrome", which my t-bobed, doo done, non-oil burning '08 has. :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-11-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 97,227
Posted By Doorguy1979
http://i670.photobucket.com/albums/vv61/Doorguy197...

http://i670.photobucket.com/albums/vv61/Doorguy1979/Texan%20and%20back%20for%20a%20RV/IMG_9385.jpg...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-11-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 54,909
Posted By Doorguy1979
Subscribed, may be bringing Doorwife and the...

Subscribed, may be bringing Doorwife and the mini-mes, too early to be sure.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12,753
Views: 1,214,043
Posted By Doorguy1979
They are so cute when they nap. :evil

They are so cute when they nap. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12,753
Views: 1,214,043
Posted By Doorguy1979
US ARMY surplus Arctic trigger finger mittens...

US ARMY surplus Arctic trigger finger mittens with the wool liners. Amazingly warm even in single digits (F). I will never give mine up.:deal
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 361,796
Posted By Doorguy1979
I've seen ARC welds that couldn't hold up to a...

I've seen ARC welds that couldn't hold up to a hard stare, all things worth doing, are worth doing right-ish....:evil
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 361,796
Posted By Doorguy1979
I've used them as braze rod before.

I've used them as braze rod before.
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 361,796
Posted By Doorguy1979
I remember a time I used three batteries, two or...

I remember a time I used three batteries, two or three sets of jumper cables, and some scrap iron to do an emergency roadside frame repair on a $75 Isuzu pickup I used to have. Glad I had some ARC...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12,753
Views: 1,214,043
Posted By Doorguy1979
I had someone tell me a happy KLR sounds a lot...

I had someone tell me a happy KLR sounds a lot like a sewing machine.
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12,753
Views: 1,214,043
Posted By Doorguy1979
My 08 does this. It's the clutch sticking. I pull...

My 08 does this. It's the clutch sticking. I pull my clutch 8-10 times before I put it i gear the first time each day, helps alot. Hold the front brake.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12,753
Views: 1,214,043
Posted By Doorguy1979
Do you remember the bulb numbers? I want to do...

Do you remember the bulb numbers? I want to do the same, but I really don"t want to have any apart time waiting on bulbs.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12,753
Views: 1,214,043
Posted By Doorguy1979
I went the welding rod tube, but after an...

I went the welding rod tube, but after an experience I had in Chicago I will never again trust hose clamps for anything but hoses! (If you've never driven over your own tool tube at 70+ in heavy...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-17-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 151,270
Posted By Doorguy1979
Sorry to hear about Lloyd, he will be missed....

Sorry to hear about Lloyd, he will be missed. Condolences and prayers to all affected.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-28-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 151,270
Posted By Doorguy1979
Link to inmate thread that explains why I missed...

Link to inmate thread that explains why I missed last year, and this year. For those interested.



http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21970200#post21970200
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-26-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 151,270
Posted By Doorguy1979
Thanks Roy, I'll be sitting here waiting for...

Thanks Roy, I'll be sitting here waiting for pics, rubber knife in hand.


We'll have to see if the Doc will even let me ride again.....not liking how things are lining up. :(:
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-25-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 151,270
Posted By Doorguy1979
Out, Damn it.

Out, Damn it.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-31-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 151,270
Posted By Doorguy1979
Well, Tentative is the best word I have right...

Well, Tentative is the best word I have right now...tests next week, maybe the doc's can tell me what's going on and get it taken care of, here's hoping. Thirteen months later, and no real idea...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-04-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,015
Posted By Doorguy1979
I ride an 08 KLR, but haven't been on since I got...

I ride an 08 KLR, but haven't been on since I got hit by a semi in my work truck last year, but I see a guy riding a black KLR, maybe a 10? up around Morehouse Rd once in a awhile, happen to be an...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-26-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 151,270
Posted By Doorguy1979
Plans are already in motion so I can be there...

Plans are already in motion so I can be there this year, barring any truck incidents like last year, with rubber knife in hand. See you there. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5,218
Views: 1,217,625
Posted By Doorguy1979
Any pics of that setup head on?

Any pics of that setup head on?
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5,218
Views: 1,217,625
Posted By Doorguy1979
Nice, I went 3/4" shorter on mine, seems to have...

Nice, I went 3/4" shorter on mine, seems to have changed the geometry enough that the stock shock is happier, I went from preload 5 to 1, and am still higher than stock. Makes a world of difference,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5,218
Views: 1,217,625
Posted By Doorguy1979
I made my own links too, how much did difference...

I made my own links too, how much did difference in length did you go?
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 1,931,723
Posted By Doorguy1979
Thanks, I'll have to check into that, just seems...

Thanks, I'll have to check into that, just seems like I'm not getting accurate readings, may have to go to another method (secondary gauge). Who knows, I may have screwed something up during the last...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,807
Posted By Doorguy1979
:clap +1

:clap +1
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 1,931,723
Posted By Doorguy1979
Is that where it is on the '08s? I was under the...

Is that where it is on the '08s? I was under the impression that the temp sensor was in the radiator, but I might be missing something.

Can't go out and look, bike is at work right now (take home...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 1,931,723
Posted By Doorguy1979
Temp gauge issues.

Anybody have issues with their temp gauge not reading accurately? I installed the therm-o-bob kit a long time ago, and I can tell it's working properly, I may not be a genius, but I'm not retarded...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,349
Posted By Doorguy1979
Mine liquid acid battery does get weak when it...

Mine liquid acid battery does get weak when it gets cold. I can get two years out of one, even parked outside. I'll have to jump it the first 30 degree day, and charge the battery overnight, then as...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-25-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 151,270
Posted By Doorguy1979
In! :D

In!

:D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16,004
Views: 994,890
Posted By Doorguy1979
Charity ride this Saturday in West Lafayette

Hey guys, thought I would pass on a charity ride to benefit The Cornerstone Autism Foundation in West Lafayette this Saturday, 9-29.

Linky:...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,238
Posted By Doorguy1979
Good luck....

Good luck....
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By Doorguy1979
I hate to be the one who says it......but I think...

I hate to be the one who says it......but I think you're screwed....no pun intended. I can't think of any way into that area of the motor.

Hopefully someone else has a bright idea.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 1,931,723
Posted By Doorguy1979
I agree on the fender looks way better than...

I agree on the fender looks way better than stock. Personally, I went with the KTM dirt fender, requires almost no modification to fit (just oval the mounting holes slightly), they are really close....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-28-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16,004
Views: 994,890
Posted By Doorguy1979
I'm in West Lafayette, but it wasn't me. ...

I'm in West Lafayette, but it wasn't me.

Have seen a few more DS bikes here lately, some are bound to be college kids.
Forum: Regional forums 08-13-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 144,815
Posted By Doorguy1979
Looks like a great rally, sorry to have missed...

Looks like a great rally, sorry to have missed it, but that's what next year is for, gonna have some making up to do. Great pics.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-05-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16,004
Views: 994,890
Posted By Doorguy1979
Out by the river is where the best roads are,...

Out by the river is where the best roads are, I've found a couple gems while out doing service work, always try to remember to turn on the GPS tracker on my phone so I know how to get back to them. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-04-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16,004
Views: 994,890
Posted By Doorguy1979
I hear ya, I'm looking to go the other way,...

I hear ya, I'm looking to go the other way, hoping to get something a little smaller for singletrack, off-road.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,021
Posted By Doorguy1979
As of lately, I have been doing alot of research,...

As of lately, I have been doing alot of research, planning, design on a large RV conversion project I've been thinking about for a couple years. Looking pretty good, when I figure out how I'll post a...
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