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Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 04:01 PM
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Views: 682,179
Posted By Poznos
Paddle faster, I hear banjos

Can I piggyback on this question? I'm about to get a 58" HEL brake line custom built and I need to know the size of the banjo's that connect to the brake lever and the Nissin caliper? Almost positive...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
I'm almost done with the YZ front end thing, just...

I'm almost done with the YZ front end thing, just waiting on a replacement bracket from EBC because they sent me the wrong one.
I don't know what to do with the old parts though. Should I try to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5,078
Views: 682,179
Posted By Poznos
I agree, the disk needs to be viewed as a...

I agree, the disk needs to be viewed as a consumable item, it will only last the bike's lifetime in very ideal cases. Even if the wear on the disk is removed as a factor, it's still very likely it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Eek What!? When did they pull those from production?...

What!? When did they pull those from production? Those racks are incredible. :cry
Pretty sure you can still find them used if you look for them.

I was thinking about doing the Rotopax mount too,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5,078
Views: 682,179
Posted By Poznos
The GS handlebars should fit no problem, the YZ...

The GS handlebars should fit no problem, the YZ and the GS both use 7/8" bars.
I know for a fact that the bars from the Sertão fit the 04 YZ clamps.

Typed with my thumbs on Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5,078
Views: 682,179
Posted By Poznos
Yes, the answer is yes. ...

Yes, the answer is yes.
http://i631.photobucket.com/albums/uu37/Poznos/Sertao/20140711_163438_zps2m63ewvo.jpg

I also nabbed the grommet off of the other pin because the Nissin's was in pretty bad...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5,078
Views: 682,179
Posted By Poznos
I'll play with the brake line routing next time I...

I'll play with the brake line routing next time I pull off the caliper, probably later today. I was looking at the Brembo caliper earlier and noticed that it had that little boot whereas mine didn't....
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5,078
Views: 682,179
Posted By Poznos
I bled the brakes and that got me a lot more...

I bled the brakes and that got me a lot more braking power but I still feel like the lever to easy to pull so I might bleed them again later. <rant> "Brake fluid is toxic and can be absorbed through...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5,078
Views: 682,179
Posted By Poznos
Talking It's not done yet but I finally got to ride it a...

It's not done yet but I finally got to ride it a little!
No road riding but I ran it around the fields and light trails around my house....
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5,078
Views: 682,179
Posted By Poznos
I've got the ignition bracket fabricated and...

I've got the ignition bracket fabricated and attached. I still need to mess with it a little as it sits just a bit too far out and doesn't do much for the steering lock.
The mud guard is sort of an...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5,078
Views: 682,179
Posted By Poznos
Question Torque Specs

Does anyone have the torque specs for the 04 YZ450 front end? Specifically the brake disk and the triple clamp? I've been scouring the internet to no avail.

The forks get back from HOH tomorrow...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,710
Views: 508,244
Posted By Poznos
My impromptu campsite in Butts county Georgia. ...

My impromptu campsite in Butts county Georgia.
Turned out that there was a dam upstream and they decided to turn on the sirens and open the flood gates at 6am while it was still dark and freezing. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Auxilary Flashlights

So I think I'm going to run with Swamp's idea about mounting up a couple of flashlights as auxiliary headlights.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Eh? I opened my airbox up for the first time the...

I opened my airbox up for the first time the other day and found this:

http://i631.photobucket.com/albums/uu37/Poznos/Sertao/20140617_143848_zpsrp5foqtk.jpg
I don't know when that got sucked in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Looked at the pic and went "hmm that's not...

Looked at the pic and went "hmm that's not right.."
Went out to the garage to look at mine, and Kev is definitely rocking a shiny new whatever that is.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Question You make an aggravatingly good point. Not many...

You make an aggravatingly good point. Not many bikes out there are up to par with cars with their environmental protection technologies and the Tao happens to be one of them, I'd hate to ruin that....
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Because I'm tired of it sounding like a sewing...

Because I'm tired of it sounding like a sewing machine. What are the engine characteristics that change with a new pipe?
Also, I'm not sure my warranty is really a concern anymore......
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Hey Kev, gratz on odometer: 1! I had no idea...

Hey Kev, gratz on odometer: 1!
I had no idea that LeoVince went under. Bummer, it was one of the "affordable" aftermarket pipes. Looks like you can still pick one up on eBay if you really wanted...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Regarding the YZ fork thing, I got in touch with...

Regarding the YZ fork thing, I got in touch with HOH today and they quoted me $425 plus 2-3 weeks to produce the progressive spring b/c they aren't stocked in the 48mm variety.
Do any of you guys...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Thanks, I've never seen that write-up before....

Thanks, I've never seen that write-up before. Cool stuff.


I remembered reading this question when I was catching up on the forum but don't remember seeing much for replies:

I'd say you could...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
I would love to keep the ABS if it worked...

I would love to keep the ABS if it worked properly but you know how bad the rear is. I think I'd rather hear the tires screeching than keep losing that braking power all of the sudden when I need it....
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
It looks like the modified axle and caliper...

It looks like the modified axle and caliper hanger are going to run about $500 and then I've got to buy a new rim for about another $150 (or $250 if I take hasenwek's offer). I could get myself a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Gonna do that YZ Fork thing

Hey all!
Finally got the bike back to Tennessee! I opted to wait a couple months until my family down in Florida had a chance to come up and visit. They brought it back for free on the condition...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Windowto, if you don't mind sending me that...

Windowto, if you don't mind sending me that bulletin I think I am going to go after those gratis repairs when I get bike rolling again. I'll just tell the dealer they're unreliable and my next bike...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Windowto, thanks I'll look into that battery. I...

Windowto, thanks I'll look into that battery. I can start the bike in the cold if the battery is strong. I started it on new years day before the sun came up while it was still 16°F outside (and rode...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Mileage check-in and issues post

14 months and 7.5k miles.

The stock battery is crap & the bike won't start below 35F. Been saving up for a lithium. (Some people say this is b/c of the decompression lever. Dealers refuse to check...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Yep, it's totalled :cry and the only thing the...

Yep, it's totalled :cry and the only thing the insurance company is buying is a new bumper for the Jag I ran into. The salvage title doesn't bother me. I'm going to be running this bike until it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
I'm didn't die!

Hey guys, been awhile since I've posted. I'm trying to read up but this threads doubled in size since I last checked :eek1

Anyway, week before last I set off to go check out and Florida...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Nice vid. Are we ever going to get some audio...

Nice vid.
Are we ever going to get some audio of his modded exhaust? I've got dremel bits at the ready but I want to hear it first.

And thanks Vit, that looks like a cleaner solution. Zip ties...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Could you get a picture of those?

Could you get a picture of those?
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Pickwick Dam & Shiloh National Park

http://i631.photobucket.com/albums/uu37/Poznos/turbine_zps87d3bde0.jpghttp://i631.photobucket.com/albums/uu37/Poznos/canon_zpscad68772.jpg

This threads been moving too slow, I got bored.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Alright, my trilogy: Wednesday - I went to...

Alright, my trilogy:
Wednesday - I went to Jackson TN (1.5 hrs away, 45°F) to buy a new phone off of guy from Craigslist. I got there and he didn't show up. He said he'd show up later, and trying to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
amen! I'll try to help if I can but I'm not...

amen!

I'll try to help if I can but I'm not sure how to go about it yet. My pinnacle of technology is google maps.
I don't own a GPS, I like getting lost too much :D

Got the Wolf racks on....
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
nylon, keep us updated on those Rocky Mtn. bags....

nylon, keep us updated on those Rocky Mtn. bags. I've got the Wolfman racks on the way and ultimately I think I'm going to end up getting myself a set of those.



I'd show up! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
There isn't enough space on the ADV server to...

There isn't enough space on the ADV server to store all the posted pics so you have to link them from another site. I use photobucket.com. It gives you the image's URL next to the picture after you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Swamp, how does the bike handle being on the road...

Swamp, how does the bike handle being on the road now, at about 55-65 mph? I'd like to be able to get to some trails a few hours from point A without getting sick on the way.
And, kdennan, have you...
Forum: Vendors 03-24-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 32,804
Posted By Poznos
Question Security

I've got the same thoughts except I'm 4-hour journey away from the nearest Wolfman dealer. I do my fair share of escapading off into the wilderness but I commute on my bike too so security is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
DesertDav, From what I understand, BMW seems to...

DesertDav, From what I understand, BMW seems to put more love into their bigger bikes. The Sertao being their almost-cheapest GS, you'll probably end up facing a few problems early on.
Personally,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Ozi, can we get a video with the new sound?

Ozi, can we get a video with the new sound?
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 932,656
Posted By Poznos
Expedition Lugguge Rack

Anybody had any experience with Moose Racing's Expedition Luggage Rack System? (or the Outback luggage rack, apparently the same thing except $30 cheaper :huh )
...
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