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Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,520
Posted By dom1104
Awesome, thanks Claude.Perfect Timing! I am...

Awesome, thanks Claude.Perfect Timing! I am just about to leave to go get it, I think I will go with John Deere Black.

I have a new respect for what you do, what a project!
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,520
Posted By dom1104
UPDATE: Got the manual, it is LONG on text, and...

UPDATE: Got the manual, it is LONG on text, and short on illustrations, but it looks like it will be invaluable.

It took me 3 hours last night just to take the thing apart, stripped screws, rusted...
Forum: Hacks 12-18-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,520
Posted By dom1104
the handlebars are pretty damned wide as it is. ...

the handlebars are pretty damned wide as it is.

http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/mgq_9xt1GPQT038bsV5rqSA.jpg
Forum: Hacks 12-18-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,520
Posted By dom1104
I really appreciate this man, I ordered it and it...

I really appreciate this man, I ordered it and it should be here soon.

I think having a manual will help immensely.
Forum: Hacks 12-18-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,520
Posted By dom1104
UPDATE: Not doing a damn thing till the...

UPDATE:


Not doing a damn thing till the manual for the sidecar arrives.

I think 12.95 was worth spending on doing this right.

Should be here this week.
Forum: Hacks 12-12-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,520
Posted By dom1104
Bob, thank you very much. This is awesome info. ...

Bob, thank you very much. This is awesome info. I could not figure out the utility of that adjuster, but this makes total sense.


I hooked up and messed around with the adjuster last night,...
Forum: Hacks 12-11-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,520
Posted By dom1104
http://imgur.com/GTLRP32 welp looks like...

http://imgur.com/GTLRP32
welp looks like leanout could have been a bit of an issue...
Forum: Hacks 12-11-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,520
Posted By dom1104
Geez. If thats normal behaviour, this whole...

Geez. If thats normal behaviour, this whole sidecar thing might not be for me.

I am going to do as much as I can to set it up right, but if thats the norm for sudecars in general, I am gunna...
Forum: Hacks 12-11-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,520
Posted By dom1104
I have not. That actuator is not hooked up, but...

I have not. That actuator is not hooked up, but that should take 2 minutes.

I will do that tonight before I haul everything apart.

So you are saying they should not lean in towards each...
Forum: Hacks 12-11-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,520
Posted By dom1104
Ok guys, here is the situation. This bike...

Ok guys, here is the situation.


This bike is not going to be anywhere NEAR my kids till I get this sorted out, its a death machine at the moment.

I went swerving off into the oncoming lane...
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,520
Posted By dom1104
no I will do that first thing tonight!

no I will do that first thing tonight!
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,520
Posted By dom1104
My new sidecar rig handles like a freight train. Help!

So I bought my first sidecar rig.

Its cool, its neat, the kids think its great, and it was not running well when I got it. Well now its running great, but it handles like its on a set of train...
Forum: Hacks 11-24-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 681,507
Posted By dom1104
yikes, sorry guys, didnt notice how huge they...

yikes, sorry guys, didnt notice how huge they were.

I nuked them.
Forum: Hacks 11-24-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 681,507
Posted By dom1104
Welp I bought it. I have literally no...

Welp I bought it.



I have literally no idea what I am getting myself into.

None.


Bike starts up and runs fine, just dies without the choke. Has a rim from a car welded onto the wheel,...
Forum: Hacks 11-18-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 681,507
Posted By dom1104
Just got the rest of the story. --------- ...

Just got the rest of the story.

---------
I don’t have any history on bike or sidecar. I bought used and have never ridden either. The bike needs carbs cleaned (starts, takes long time to warm...
Forum: Hacks 11-18-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 681,507
Posted By dom1104
Hey Guys, looking for a sidecar project. ...

Hey Guys, looking for a sidecar project.

Is this a good starting point?

http://fortwayne.craigslist.org/mcy/4743425592.html

http://i.imgur.com/lEwIocy.jpg

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-04-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4,456
Views: 837,275
Posted By dom1104
I agree, this bike stresses my member too. ...

I agree, this bike stresses my member too.

KLR replacement.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-23-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26,188
Views: 5,010,991
Posted By dom1104
Nope Flatout Motorsports.

Nope Flatout Motorsports.
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,736
Posted By dom1104
I am not sure I quite understand this tire...

I am not sure I quite understand this tire gazing.

I see a bunch of worn out tires, and some that have been to the track.

Why is it all that matters again?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-23-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26,188
Views: 5,010,991
Posted By dom1104
sure will.

sure will.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-23-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26,188
Views: 5,010,991
Posted By dom1104
So..my local dealer has 2013 brand new 0 miles on...

So..my local dealer has 2013 brand new 0 miles on em Super Teneres on sale for $8400, it seems the prices on these drop like a rock.

Do you guys know the reason why a 15k stickered bike can be...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
Welp, I rode a WR250X for about 8 months, just...

Welp, I rode a WR250X for about 8 months, just sold it and made like 1200 more than I paid for it.

So my final answer is I do not regret it. Its a great bike to make $$$ on.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
But see thats exactly the issue. Yamaha...

But see thats exactly the issue.

Yamaha posts the "normal use" and KTM uses "Worst case", so how to compare apples to apples?

You cant. You gotta cover one eye, trust the internet talking...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
Most anything you buy, you go by the word of who...

Most anything you buy, you go by the word of who designed it, what its going to require from YOU for maintaining it.

Except KTM motorcycles, for those you gotta talk to a guy on ADVRIDER, and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
Does KTM? They could sell a fuckload more...

Does KTM?

They could sell a fuckload more bikes if they would post two separate maintenance requirements, like you guys are proponents of.

If the goal is to sell bikes, that's literally all...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
Yeah.. thats exactly what I am saying. As...

Yeah.. thats exactly what I am saying.


As a person with ZERO experience with Euro bikes it is really difficult to rate your experience over what the people who designed the bikes say.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,713
Posted By dom1104
Dude, you are making every noob mistake. ...

Dude, you are making every noob mistake.


Dont buy new.

Dont over think it.

Just get a nice used bike and get on the train of swapping bikes around till you have tried them all.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
Lemme just say this The issue is not which...

Lemme just say this

The issue is not which bike is better.

The issue is that the KTM guys want us to take what the manufacturer who designed, built, and tested the bike and THROW IT OUT.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
I gotta be honest, I regret buying a WR250R...

I gotta be honest, I regret buying a WR250R mostly due to this thread.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
I am just sayin Navin, that is one fuzzy ass...

I am just sayin Navin, that is one fuzzy ass photo. I think I see a sasquatch in the backround there.

Obviously your brother spent all his money on valves, pistons and crankshafts and cant afford...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
14/48? I thought 13/48 was the ticket. Have I...

14/48? I thought 13/48 was the ticket. Have I been runnin a tooth low?
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
Pics, or your brother doesnt exist. :)

Pics, or your brother doesnt exist. :)
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
Well I have a KLR for my every day bike, but I...

Well I have a KLR for my every day bike, but I still do about 10k a year on the "hoolie bike" that I just take out for fun.

I think the 690SM might be the ticket.


The Spy vs Spy looking one...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
OK guys, need some real no bullshit help here, I...

OK guys, need some real no bullshit help here, I got a guy that wants to buy my WR250X for 5 grand.

That.. is way more than I got in it.

I love the bike, but everything is for sale at a certain...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
He would have. I have all but abandoned it. ...

He would have. I have all but abandoned it.

It just doesnt have the zing it used to.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
This strikes me as hilarious, a sidenote...

This strikes me as hilarious, a sidenote regarding manufacturers reccomended maintenance schedules for boat motors in a WRR thread.


I am half tempted to ask how long they would last at a "ready...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
Its guys like you, who sell problem bikes instead...

Its guys like you, who sell problem bikes instead of fixing them, that keeps driving me back to the dealer :)
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
Stop making sense KDX, sensible talk has no place...

Stop making sense KDX, sensible talk has no place in this thread. :)
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
That IS a bitchin helmet.

That IS a bitchin helmet.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 674,529
Posted By dom1104
WRRs suck and KTMS rule the planet IS the...

WRRs suck and KTMS rule the planet IS the narrative. Anything that doesnt fit the narrative gets disregarded. Like politics. or war. or Ferguson.
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