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Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2013, 04:23 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
That looks like fun:D

That looks like fun:D
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 06:13 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
So when the chain is in spec on side stand my...

So when the chain is in spec on side stand my buddy noticed when I sit on it it is very tight, no slack, and is grinds while riding like this. The previous owner has the shock adjusted up so im on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 06:50 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Nice work and thanks for the info.

Nice work and thanks for the info.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-02-2013, 06:49 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Does anyone bring their kids 5 and 7, to camp the...

Does anyone bring their kids 5 and 7, to camp the fri night just to hang out or or is it not kid friendly? I could ride sat while the wife takes them home...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 04:47 AM
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Posted By bigfishs
Where abouts in the berkshires did you go riding?...

Where abouts in the berkshires did you go riding? Im in albany NY and looking for places to go.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 07:31 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Bike has about 7K on it. I put an extra 1/2...

Bike has about 7K on it. I put an extra 1/2 click on the rear adjusters so they are at 3.75 or so and the chain slack seems to be within spec now and not as loose. It does seem like there is a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 05:13 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
http://i697.photobucket.com/albums/vv338/bigfishss...

http://i697.photobucket.com/albums/vv338/bigfishss/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_1450_zps786c6bbc.jpg (http://s697.photobucket.com/user/bigfishss/media/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_1450_zps786c6bbc.jpg.html)
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Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 04:55 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Need some help with my chain

My chain was rather loose, so much so that you could hear it flapping a bit when you get on the gas plus it seemed to be making a bit of noise. I also notice that once per rotation of the chain it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 06:15 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Congrats and welcome to the club:clap

Congrats and welcome to the club:clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 06:41 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Found them on ebay, thanks! Bike passed the...

Found them on ebay, thanks!

Bike passed the state inspection so I went for a ride at lunch. Got some strange looks from people returning to work..pants got a bit muddy after going off-road...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 11:04 AM
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Posted By bigfishs
Cleaned the stand switch up a bit and now when I...

Cleaned the stand switch up a bit and now when I let out the clutch with the stand down, in gear, it kills the engine which I assume is the way its supposed to be. Had an electrical problem too....
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 05:09 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Here is a pic for fun. New 606 tire on the...

Here is a pic for fun. New 606 tire on the front.

http://i697.photobucket.com/albums/vv338/bigfishss/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_1394_zps4276017f.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 05:05 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Also, he pointed out the front rotor is pretty...

Also, he pointed out the front rotor is pretty worn and grooved. Looks like a new OEM one is 220 dolla. Are there any other options, preferably cheaper out there? I only paid $700 for the bike and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 04:55 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
:clap everyone loves a happy ending! My bike...

:clap everyone loves a happy ending! My bike will need some shoes soon so this is useful info. Did not know that bit about not tightening up the axle till the brakes are centered.

In other...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 04:12 AM
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Posted By bigfishs
nice write up!

nice write up!
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2013, 06:04 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Nice work! What mirrors are they?

Nice work! What mirrors are they?
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2013, 02:05 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Did this today on my DG muffler KLR250. I used a...

Did this today on my DG muffler KLR250. I used a section 48 inch long coil of the 1/4 inch cloth from Lowes (15 dolla for the roll, about half of it remaining). The DG can only fit about 16 inches...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 01:52 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Its unlikely any leds will flash properly without...

Its unlikely any leds will flash properly without resistors. I put resistors in front and back but should have just done the flasher unit that goes under the tank. There is a thread here somewhere...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 04:35 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Appreciate the info:clap

Appreciate the info:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2013, 09:09 AM
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Posted By bigfishs
What stops the mesh from being blown out of the...

What stops the mesh from being blown out of the muffler, the pressure from it being coiled?

Im interested in quieting down my new DG muffler.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By bigfishs
Reverse the wifes minivan over your head 3x. Fit...

Reverse the wifes minivan over your head 3x. Fit into a XL. Yoar welcome:D
Forum: Trials 03-13-2013, 06:41 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
???

Does anybody actually buy or bid on a used trials bike without having rode it? Having only ridden used trials bikes (was all we could afford, over 3-4 yrs old) up until 1995 or so when I had a ride...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2012, 04:26 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Very nice:clap Did you have the bike...

Very nice:clap Did you have the bike professionallly painted? Also, what is the cargo rack and bag you have on there? Also, arent you fecking freezing riding that thing?
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 02:36 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
LOL, welcome.

LOL, welcome.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 04:10 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Cool. I am going to need to get some sort of bag...

Cool. I am going to need to get some sort of bag and rack at some point, probably early next year.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 07:18 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Did you stick the landing?:1drink

Did you stick the landing?:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 07:16 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Thanks!:clap

Thanks!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 07:14 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Thank you sir, I will give both of those a try. ...

Thank you sir, I will give both of those a try. The screw is turning but not coming up so im guessing the insert is spinning too.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 07:13 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
LOL, yeah they are my slippers and...

LOL, yeah they are my slippers and unintentionally seem to be in most of my pics. Maybe I'll make it a thing I do round here:D

And that is carpet over a concrete floor. Was there when we bought...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 04:57 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
One other question. Does anyone how if the...

One other question. Does anyone how if the connector pictured on the right comes apart. For the life of me I couldnt get it apart and should probably go under the frame near the battery Im guessing...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 04:53 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Do these connectors normally end up inside the...

Do these connectors normally end up inside the fender? Seems like they would get wet in there. Either way I will need to cover them up and get a rack for a storage box for on there. Also going to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 04:50 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Also put some led turn lights on and a led brake...

Also put some led turn lights on and a led brake light bar. Not sure about the turn signals as they dont seem that bright. Ordered another different set so we will see how they turn out.
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Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 04:47 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
got the new exhaust on at the weekend before a...

got the new exhaust on at the weekend before a sinus infection and sore throat stopped play. No idea what it sounds like as there is no gas in the bike. The bike seems to be looking kinda like...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 05:13 AM
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Posted By bigfishs
new muffler arrived

:D

http://i697.photobucket.com/albums/vv338/bigfishss/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_1226.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2012, 03:20 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
You riding that with other traffic on snowy roads?

You riding that with other traffic on snowy roads?
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2012, 06:40 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
ordered the DG muffler from ebay. $150:D

ordered the DG muffler from ebay. $150:D
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 07:43 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Im seriously considering taking half an inch of...

Im seriously considering taking half an inch of each end of the handlebar with a sawzall too:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 07:39 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Plan is to put new front and rear turning signals...

Plan is to put new front and rear turning signals on "led, when u guys tell me which ones to get:D", spray the plastics and tank flat black, and put new dg muffler on....
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 07:35 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
Yeah, for 2 fecking hrs before I googled the...

Yeah, for 2 fecking hrs before I googled the problem and found that they shrink. I ordered an new one, hence the comparison pic above. Have you had more to drink than me?:D

reading/visual...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 07:26 PM
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Posted By bigfishs
I also want to get a new gas cap (someone wrecked...

I also want to get a new gas cap (someone wrecked the outside of it. Any idea what that would cost and where to get it? I also want to do LED stalks for the front and rear indicators and there are...
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