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Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:04 AM
Replies: 224
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Posted By jwdub
You might try KDX rider:...

You might try KDX rider: http://www.kdxrider.net/forums/search.php?keywords=buying+used&terms=all&author=&fid[]=77&sc=1&sf=all&sr=posts&sk=t&sd=d&st=0&ch=300&t=0&submit=Search
Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:41 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,377
Posted By jwdub
Well, I picked up a 2004 KDX220r from the...

Well, I picked up a 2004 KDX220r from the original owner. As soon as I got it home, I took the swingarm and linkage apart. Some of the bearings -- the outer ones on the swing arm especially had...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5,229
Views: 628,068
Posted By jwdub
Thanks for the quick response and clarification,...

Thanks for the quick response and clarification, HF.

John
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5,229
Views: 628,068
Posted By jwdub
High Five: I noticed that you cut out the...

High Five:

I noticed that you cut out the top of your airbox without removing it first. How did you manage to prevent debris getting into the TB throat? Or, did you just rely on a closed TB...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5,783
Views: 834,641
Posted By jwdub
Can you hear the fuel pump run?

Can you hear the fuel pump run?
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5,783
Views: 834,641
Posted By jwdub
Not sure of the answer. All I can say is that...

Not sure of the answer. All I can say is that my 2010 FE450 doesn't leak.
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5,229
Views: 628,068
Posted By jwdub
Good to know -- thanks for the update!

Good to know -- thanks for the update!
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 1,669,662
Posted By jwdub
Check Moose Racing.

Check Moose Racing.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,512
Posted By jwdub
"that tire sux" Maybe, but what tire...

"that tire sux"

Maybe, but what tire pressure was he running?
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 423
Posted By jwdub
Check out SW Motech for the engine/tank guards at...

Check out SW Motech for the engine/tank guards at Twisted Throttle. They fit nicely, but be careful about routing the clutch cable. I can take pics for you if you end up going that route.
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Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,931
Posted By jwdub
Great information -- looks like you're zeroing in...

Great information -- looks like you're zeroing in on the ideal fix. Many others will probably follow you're lead!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 423
Posted By jwdub
Well you outweigh me by about 50# -- ready to go...

Well you outweigh me by about 50# -- ready to go I'm about 230# and my Strada works great. I use a tank bag + side racks and soft bags with a Madstad windshield bracket and bar risers. So, if you...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,377
Posted By jwdub
Managed to get a look at the 1999 KDX 220. ...

Managed to get a look at the 1999 KDX 220. While the motor and tranny seemed to be fine, the rest of the bike was very rough and needed a lot of basic things -- sprockets, chain, tires, gas cap,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,377
Posted By jwdub
You're right -- just did a search for KDX machine...

You're right -- just did a search for KDX machine work in Portland and it came up with RB Designs. Apparently, they have an excellent reputation. It will be interesting to see if the bike has...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,377
Posted By jwdub
Thanks for the quick reply! There are five...

Thanks for the quick reply! There are five KDX's on craigslist in my area from 1999 - 2004. I'm going to look at the 1999 tomorrow -- recently had a new Wiseco piston, carb bored, cleaned power...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,377
Posted By jwdub
I'm looking for a lighter bike to ride in AZ. ...

I'm looking for a lighter bike to ride in AZ. Currently using a XR400R and a Husaberg FE450, but even they weigh in the neighborhood of 270 - 280# ready to go. I did plate both of the 4T's' but...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,931
Posted By jwdub
TRZCharlie, Very interesting information...

TRZCharlie,

Very interesting information you're developing. I'm hoping that some of what you're doing will translate into somewhat of an equivalent for the AF-XIED. I've set mine, as near as...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,367
Posted By jwdub
The same as lemanster except I sold the XR650R ...

The same as lemanster except I sold the XR650R (the ergonomics just didn't work for me) and still have the XR250R and a XR400R. I use the XR250R for single track in Idaho and the XR400R for the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 248,269
Posted By jwdub
mjskier & dirtyoffroad, thanks for your replies. ...

mjskier & dirtyoffroad, thanks for your replies. I usually set my bikes up for 22" with a tall seat or lowered pegs so even the stock seat height should be in the ball park. I just need to get out...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 248,269
Posted By jwdub
Ahhh, from your pictures I think you must be a...

Ahhh, from your pictures I think you must be a lot younger and more invincible than me!! I don't think I've ever been that high:rofl
I'd guess about 18 inches peg to seat distance -- doable for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 248,269
Posted By jwdub
mjskier, Thanks for your thoughts FE450 vs....

mjskier,

Thanks for your thoughts FE450 vs. 300 XC-W. My last two stroke was a F-9 350cc rotary valved Kawasaki motor stuffed into a 250 Greeves Challenger frame in 1972. Since then it's been...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5,783
Views: 834,641
Posted By jwdub
Familyrider, Thanks for your thoughts and...

Familyrider,

Thanks for your thoughts and the link. For the type of riding I do it seems the 4T is the better bet -- more DS.

jwdub
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,931
Posted By jwdub
It's a switch for a spoofer. That's why you see...

It's a switch for a spoofer. That's why you see the temperature shift on the display. Some spoofers have two settings like one model of the Wuka King.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 248,269
Posted By jwdub
dirtyoffroad, I'll be interested to read a...

dirtyoffroad,

I'll be interested to read a comparison if/when you get a KTM300

jwdub
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5,783
Views: 834,641
Posted By jwdub
Anyone that's ridden both the 09-11 FE450 and a...

Anyone that's ridden both the 09-11 FE450 and a KTM 300 XC-W, I'd like to hear your thoughts/comparison of both. Riding mostly Superstition Mts, Tonto National Forest east to the Mogollon Rim,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 248,269
Posted By jwdub
Can anyone offer some observations comparing the...

Can anyone offer some observations comparing the more recent KTM 300 XC-W with an 09 -11 Husaberg FE450? Primary use would be in the area around the Superstition Mts east to Mogollon Rim and south...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,931
Posted By jwdub
<article> Last time I posted over...

<article> Last time I posted over on Husky Cafe, I had recently installed the AF-XIED on my Terra set on #5. After running it for awhile on that setting, I was experiencing...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5,229
Views: 628,068
Posted By jwdub
I can tell you that the chain is TOO TIGHT! My...

I can tell you that the chain is TOO TIGHT! My Strada was delivered that way, and I was remiss in not checking it as soon as I got it home. I had to back of about 4 flats on the adjusters to get...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5,783
Views: 834,641
Posted By jwdub
pRICK, Thanks for the feedback on the...

pRICK,

Thanks for the feedback on the Vibranators. I've ordered a set for the FE450. If the work as well as you've indicated I may order another set for my old XR400R.

Jwdub
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11,372
Views: 1,501,693
Posted By jwdub
Re: singles and vibration --- FWIW my Husky...

Re: singles and vibration --- FWIW my Husky Strada is smooth as silk compared to my Stelvio. Not what I would choose for a trip loaded with baggage, but a true delight on twisty back roads.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5,783
Views: 834,641
Posted By jwdub
Vibranators

Is or has anyone used vibranators on their 2009-2011 Husaberg? Results? I'm thinking about giving them a try on m 2010 FE450.
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 25,395
Views: 4,749,842
Posted By jwdub
One thing I found when trying the V Stream is...

One thing I found when trying the V Stream is that when out in full sun it can concentrate the suns rays and melt the top of the dash. Mine melted in a stitched pattern as the focal point changed...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,931
Posted By jwdub
JustRon, The Terra has only the Wiseco unit...

JustRon,

The Terra has only the Wiseco unit and the Strada has only the Wuka King. I just got through riding the Terra again and had it stall several times but it may not have been fully warmed...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,931
Posted By jwdub
Wiseco

JustRon,

I believe that the EJK, Wiseco, FMF, etc. are all rebadged Dobeck units. I have an FMF badged one on a WR250R and it's identical in every respect to the Wiseco. Check out Dobeck.com. ...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 334,443
Posted By jwdub
I'm not sure I'll get 10k out of my K60's. I've...

I'm not sure I'll get 10k out of my K60's. I've put on 3300 miles on the rear of my Tenere' and I've used 5/32 out of 15/32 of total tread depth. I have heard that they wear faster at first and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,931
Posted By jwdub
Thanks for this new thread as I'm working with a...

Thanks for this new thread as I'm working with a Wuka King on a Strada and a Wiseco (Dobeck) on a Terra with an AF-XIED on the shelf at the moment. The jury's still out :clap
Forum: Vendors 08-14-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 144,838
Posted By jwdub
Thanks for the feedback, Roger.

Thanks for the feedback, Roger.
Forum: Vendors 08-14-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 144,838
Posted By jwdub
roger 04RT, No, what I received has the M/F...

roger 04RT,

No, what I received has the M/F 4 pin connector to the O2 sensor, a M and F white 6 pin connector plus the ground wire. The male end of the 6 pin connector is on the AF-XIED unit...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5,783
Views: 834,641
Posted By jwdub
The consequence of failure is extreme! ...

The consequence of failure is extreme!
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Forum: Vendors 08-14-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 144,838
Posted By jwdub
TR650 Install

Ok, so I just received an AF-XIED unit from BeemerBoneYard -- nothing in the instructions refer to the TR650. Pictures of DRZ Charlie's prototype do not have the six pin male/female connectors that...
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