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Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 05:23 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I would guess head light modulator.

I would guess head light modulator.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 01:37 PM
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Posted By stretch160
Having run 520, 525, & 530 on different bikes,...

Having run 520, 525, & 530 on different bikes, I've never noticed a difference in life that could be atributed to chain size. As a matter of fact, the longest life I ever got from a chain happened to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 08:56 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I have this one ...

I have this one

https://ff3d8e6495061f28a832-a7869bbdcfcea96a643a5d6aa79482f7.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/items/08-0006.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 08:52 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I like changing the shinko 244. You can almost...

I like changing the shinko 244. You can almost change the front tire without tire irons. Breaking the bead is efortles. down side is they pop off the rim if you get a flat.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 05:31 PM
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Posted By stretch160
Dang-it you said almost :/ now how can I feel...

Dang-it you said almost :/ now how can I feel good about arguing :D
The only auto aplication I've ran accross that uses a spring to relieve pad pressure, was on a 1987 RX7. I'm sure there were...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 06:44 PM
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Posted By stretch160
He's the only person in the world that knows how...

He's the only person in the world that knows how to tune a carb. If you doubt it, just ask him.
this thread is a more enjoyable place since he left.
I emailed him once to buy a part from him, and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 03:43 PM
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Posted By stretch160
my kenda lasted long than the shinkos. Or maybe...

my kenda lasted long than the shinkos. Or maybe it just seemed that way because i wished it would hurry up and wear out. OK in the dirt, scary on pavement.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 02:25 PM
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Posted By stretch160
some time ago I covered the lower section of my...

some time ago I covered the lower section of my steel braided brake line with 1/4" pvc, split long way, to prevent the line from sagging, but still provide sufficient flex for normal operation.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 06:01 PM
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Posted By stretch160
all other things being =, shorter spring is a...

all other things being =, shorter spring is a higher rate.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 03:07 PM
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Posted By stretch160
:tough

:tough
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 01:50 PM
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Posted By stretch160
NO.. And I'm not sure I'd admit it if I did. :D...

NO..
And I'm not sure I'd admit it if I did. :D
Seriously, youtube is blocked at work, and I have better things to do at home then surf the internet. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 08:57 PM
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Posted By stretch160
countersteering

I've traveled long stretches of road with both hands off the bars, but I can only steer around sweepers at that speed.
cornering quickly, or with any sort of precision requires a steering input...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 08:07 PM
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Posted By stretch160
green chilie

this stuff looks impressive, and should swap easily between bikes.

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+Greenchileadvgear/posts

certainly looks strong. Not sure why the guy with the KLR is wearing a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 05:39 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I think I read somewhere, that white spacer is...

I think I read somewhere, that white spacer is about 0.070" thick
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 03:47 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I'm using a 2006 2006 and newer have the...

I'm using a 2006
2006 and newer have the quickest turn.
03-05 aren't quite as aggressive.
It is great once you get used to using smaller inputs off road. After a couple of rides you don't even...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 03:10 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I'm using the R6 throttle tube. 1/6th turn, and...

I'm using the R6 throttle tube. 1/6th turn, and also cheap on eBay. Fits OEM cables
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 09:43 AM
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Posted By stretch160
http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/t374/stretch16...

http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/t374/stretch160/2013-09-08162551-1_zps851f5644.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 03:53 PM
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Posted By stretch160
up-state SC forcast for march

Gee that looks cold :P

http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/t374/stretch160/Capture_zpsk7xvcvtx.png
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 05:13 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I don't know what else you may have changed in...

I don't know what else you may have changed in the carb, but at the least, I'd go back in and take a look at the float height. The carb rebuild seems like a more likely culprit than the spark plugs.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-02-2015, 04:40 PM
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Posted By stretch160
on the back of dad's new CB360

http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/t374/stretch160/1979_zpsfdecfdef.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 05:00 PM
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Posted By stretch160
acerbis moto-X fender

mounted a new fender yesterday. It's the same dimensions as stock, but I like the looks a bit better.

http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/t374/stretch160/IMG_20150228_215907_zpsecihxbwj.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By stretch160
You can have anything you want made, if you're...

You can have anything you want made, if you're willing to pay for it.
I still have a one of a kind (auto-clutch\ rekulse style) clutch I had made for a ninja 250. It cost me $700 for the clutch,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 07:27 PM
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Posted By stretch160
Had to restart phone, but the app is working now....

Had to restart phone, but the app is working now.
sweet. I just turned a paperweight into a GPS :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 04:33 PM
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Posted By stretch160
Thanks for the great idea. I had this extra smart...

Thanks for the great idea. I had this extra smart phone, with no service, or even a sim card. I am in the process of downloading these apps (via wifi) to turn it into a GPS. The first one has already...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 09:20 PM
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Posted By stretch160
Is that a tablet mounted to your bike??

Is that a tablet mounted to your bike??
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 08:52 PM
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Posted By stretch160
Do you run premium in your DR, or is 87 that...

Do you run premium in your DR, or is 87 that expensive out there?
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 04:31 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I have the drilled slide, and have never...

I have the drilled slide, and have never experienced this problem.
There may be other contributing factors.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 05:09 PM
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Posted By stretch160
Just realized we ride in the same area. I live...

Just realized we ride in the same area. I live just 24 miles south of the NC mountains. :freaky
I too started with a 150.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 03:40 PM
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Posted By stretch160
that will probably be rich at 5,000' I use a...

that will probably be rich at 5,000'
I use a 145 Mikuni (stock is a 140 mikuni) @ 1000' with good results, with K&N filter, modded air box, but still have stock muffler
1 would guess 145-150 would...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 04:49 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I find the 5.1 reduces the tendency of the bike...

I find the 5.1 reduces the tendency of the bike to fall into corners. I prefer this slightly slower steering.
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 01:28 PM
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Posted By stretch160
70 degrees down here yesterday :P ...

70 degrees down here yesterday :P

http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/t374/stretch160/atv3_zps1c2e33fa.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 04:58 PM
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Posted By stretch160
That was the only pic I took. I was fotunate to...

That was the only pic I took. I was fotunate to come up on this rutted area from the bottom the first time through, so no surprises when I came back. This is a fairly normal sight in the carolinas....
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 02:03 PM
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Posted By stretch160
test & tune day

yesterday I was experimenting with jet sizes.
A good test of which jet provided the best horse power seemed to be which provided the highest top speed.
For this reason, I switched out the knobbies...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 06:03 PM
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Posted By stretch160
aside from general maintenance, you could look...

aside from general maintenance, you could look for the upper chain roller. If it has not been removed, check for cracks around the mounting point.
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 09:25 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I've read about many in the 60,000+ mile range...

I've read about many in the 60,000+ mile range and 1 or 2 that hit 6 digits on the odometer.
mine is 35,000 and runs like new.
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By stretch160
I paid $3,200 for my 09 2 years ago. Haven't...

I paid $3,200 for my 09 2 years ago.
Haven't seen too many that cheap since.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 03:19 PM
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Posted By stretch160
there is a 20% chance of 0.06" of snow here next...

there is a 20% chance of 0.06" of snow here next week. That's alot for SC
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 01:43 PM
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Posted By stretch160
Just FYI, the dynojet 150 is exactly the same...

Just FYI, the dynojet 150 is exactly the same size as the OEM mikuni 140.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 06:08 PM
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Posted By stretch160
do you realy have a 1.5 gal+ reserve? the...

do you realy have a 1.5 gal+ reserve?
the acerbis 5.3 comes with a comparitively small 0.6 gal reserve.
I get 240 miles before hitting reserve @ 53mpg average.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 08:04 PM
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Posted By stretch160
mine only does it when it is below 50f

mine only does it when it is below 50f
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