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Forum: Beasts 12-25-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,022,031
Posted By jwdub
Shoot no more speculation.:rofl

Shoot no more speculation.:rofl
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,022,031
Posted By jwdub
More like a broken rear spring.

More like a broken rear spring.
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 164,551
Posted By jwdub
Thanks for the direct response to my gvwr...

Thanks for the direct response to my gvwr question pavemike. Now I can better appreciate the passenger vs luggage comment and congrats on getting one of the first fj's!
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 164,551
Posted By jwdub
What's the GVWR on the FJ? I saw a comment on...

What's the GVWR on the FJ? I saw a comment on the Revzilla review that mentioned that luggage is not recommended, even though it's an option -- speculation was that the combination of luggage +...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 52,095
Posted By jwdub
Not sure about Central US dealers, but I spoke...

Not sure about Central US dealers, but I spoke with a dealer in Chandler, AZ who said that Triumph moved up their delivery date to mid January for one XCx. However, he also noted that sometimes...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 25,282
Posted By jwdub
"What's it doing that you think you have to move...

"What's it doing that you think you have to move up so quickly?" Not that I'm moving all that quickly on the settings, but it still occasionally hiccups and stalls off of the bottom. In any...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 25,282
Posted By jwdub
Thanks Roger. May have to move it to 8.

Thanks Roger. May have to move it to 8.
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,320
Posted By jwdub
Yes, Larry's makes a peg lowering kit, or they...

Yes, Larry's makes a peg lowering kit, or they used to as I have a set on my FJR. And, yes they do drag a bunch in the corners, but I need the leg room.
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 25,282
Posted By jwdub
Curious to know if there are any changes between...

Curious to know if there are any changes between the AF-XIED test unit you have and the one for the F650 BMW. If so, can my unit be updated? I'm running an F-650 one on my Terra and even at a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,320
Posted By jwdub
Looks like an MRA adjustable wing to me.

Looks like an MRA adjustable wing to me.
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,553
Posted By jwdub
Like you, I'm thinking about trading my 06...

Like you, I'm thinking about trading my 06 Multistrada. I've yet to get a ride on an 800 but it did own the first year Tiger, a 1995. I trust that things have changed a bunch since then!
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,553
Posted By jwdub
So when are dealers supposed to have the 2015's...

So when are dealers supposed to have the 2015's available?
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By jwdub
The 09's and earlier rear wheels only had two...

The 09's and earlier rear wheels only had two bearings. The 2010 went to three rear wheel bearings. I installed a 2010 rear wheel (complete) on my 09 XB1200XT just to be safe. I also installed a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 696,320
Posted By jwdub
CSI, I have the MCLarry top triple clamp on...

CSI,

I have the MCLarry top triple clamp on my FJR and am very happy with it. 6'2" 32" inseam, Russell saddle and lowered pegs.
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By jwdub
Jump over to this thread lots of info on the...

Jump over to this thread lots of info on the Leatt, TLD 5955 and Alpenstar 8 + many others.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=703845
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,751,515
Posted By jwdub
Other than the electric starter, are there any...

Other than the electric starter, are there any mechanical differences between the two engines -- cam profile, carb?
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 886,052
Posted By jwdub
On my 2010 FE450 a 7mm is a bit loose and 6mm...

On my 2010 FE450 a 7mm is a bit loose and 6mm won't fit. Probably a tight 6.5mm.
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,561
Posted By jwdub
"Thumpers are out . . . They put my hands and...

"Thumpers are out . . . They put my hands and rear to sleep." Then you haven't ridden a Husqvarna Terra or Strada--- You'd find that it's as smooth or more so than your Wee. I happen to have both...
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,990
Posted By jwdub
If you haven't already done so, it might be...

If you haven't already done so, it might be better to send Glenn a PM since this thread was started about 3 years ago.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 164,551
Posted By jwdub
I was reasonably impressed with the FJ-09 I saw...

I was reasonably impressed with the FJ-09 I saw at the Seattle show. With the bags on it, I didn't really notice that there is no real rear fender -- now that's ridiculous -- especially here in the...
Forum: Trials 11-24-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 58,886
Posted By jwdub
Beta X-Trainer

Although not announced until recently and thus on the OP's query, the new Beta X-Trainer would seem to fit in the same category.

http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/1110487-beta-x-trainer-300/
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,646
Views: 270,166
Posted By jwdub
Butting in here re: LR gas tank --- you might...

Butting in here re: LR gas tank --- you might look at the parts fiche to see if the frame part numbers are the same for the pre '13 models.
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,612
Posted By jwdub
Not exactly what the OP asked, but I'm looking...

Not exactly what the OP asked, but I'm looking for a replacement for the Gerbing Union Ridge outer pants I bought in about 2006. They are insulated + heated but a number of searches only turns up...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By jwdub
Congrats! I have a 2005 that has served me...

Congrats! I have a 2005 that has served me well. Minor changes in springs for my weight and a manual CCT + FMF quietcore with the powerbomb header.

The engine is very flexible but I limit my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,152
Posted By jwdub
Looks like a great play bike contender....

Looks like a great play bike contender. Replacement for all of those older KDX 200/220 Kawasaki's?
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 32,273
Posted By jwdub
From what I've read, there was a street legal...

From what I've read, there was a street legal version available for England and Europe as well.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,078
Posted By jwdub
I currently own all of them -- KLR650, DR650,...

I currently own all of them -- KLR650, DR650, DRZ400s, except the Honda -- If you do any highway riding say 100 miles + at 65 mph or higher and want to ride gravel roads, two track jeep roads and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5,589
Views: 698,968
Posted By jwdub
Fork Oil Viscosity Comparison

For those of you thinking about changing the fork oil -- I found this comparison of fork oils by brand and advertised wt. The actual viscosity can vary widely from the published weight.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2,646
Views: 270,166
Posted By jwdub
I had a 6+gal tank on a Honda XR650R and the...

I had a 6+gal tank on a Honda XR650R and the weight up front was very apparent. How does it affect your KTM's handling when it's full? In any event, it's nice to have the capacity if and when...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By jwdub
I was interested in the new Capo as well ---...

I was interested in the new Capo as well --- until I found out that a valve check on the rear cyl. requires the back of the bike to be dismantled -- 5 hours of labor! Kind of like my Husqvarna...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By jwdub
There is a thread in this forum -- do a search. ...

There is a thread in this forum -- do a search. Also, check out AF-1 racings's website for a forum specific to the new Capo.
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 886,052
Posted By jwdub
I also installed a set of Vibrinators on my FE...

I also installed a set of Vibrinators on my FE 450 recently. Mine is very smooth at around 4k rpm but had enough vibration above and below that has been noticeably reduced by the Vibrinators. ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5,589
Views: 698,968
Posted By jwdub
www.kbb.com/motorcycles I find that KBB is a...

www.kbb.com/motorcycles I find that KBB is a bit more realistic -- NADA seems to use straight line depreciation.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-31-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,857
Posted By jwdub
PureGas.Org relies on consumers to report the...

PureGas.Org relies on consumers to report the status of the various stations listed. There's an update section at the bottom of the page to report.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By jwdub
You might want to look at:...

You might want to look at: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=609859

" The KDX Tread" in Thumpers
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 32,273
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 10-30-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 32,273
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, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5,589
Views: 698,968
Posted By jwdub
Thanks for the quick response and clarification,...

Thanks for the quick response and clarification, HF.

John
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5,589
Views: 698,968
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, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 886,052
Posted By jwdub
Can you hear the fuel pump run?

Can you hear the fuel pump run?
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