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Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 06:48 PM
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Posted By RobDek
DMO is the best!!! You'll love the footpegs.

DMO is the best!!! You'll love the footpegs.
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 626,483
Posted By RobDek
The problem is that Suzuki has withdrawn their...

The problem is that Suzuki has withdrawn their own metal skidplate...it's not available.
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 626,483
Posted By RobDek
Yikes...after viewing these pics of the Motech...

Yikes...after viewing these pics of the Motech skid plate in action, I'm now convinced this is clearly not an option.

Taken from this Austrian publication.
...
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 10:51 AM
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Posted By RobDek
Well, I think you make a very valid point there...

Well, I think you make a very valid point there about suspension set-up. When I asked the guy who suffered the scrapes about his setup, I didn't get an answer. So perhaps set too soft or was the...
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 07:10 AM
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Views: 626,483
Posted By RobDek
How many owners have had problems with their...

How many owners have had problems with their Motech plates?

This reviewer has discounted the problem.

http://www.webbikeworld.com/t2/sw-motech-skid-plate-engine-guard/review.htm

I'm still on...
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 05:13 AM
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Posted By RobDek
LOL Need not apply.

LOL Need not apply.
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2014, 04:14 PM
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Views: 626,483
Posted By RobDek
I'm 6'6" with a 34" inseam. Much easier now to...

I'm 6'6" with a 34" inseam. Much easier now to shift gears and of course my legs are less cramped. I was worried how the bike may handle but I really haven't noticed any change...and even if it...
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 626,483
Posted By RobDek
Today, I received the Suzuki Tall Seat from my...

Today, I received the Suzuki Tall Seat from my local dealer. Here are some comparison pics to the regular seat. Those 30mm make a huge difference. I find the seat super comfortable. I'm glad I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
Gotta make room for new toys, right? :wink: ...

Gotta make room for new toys, right? :wink:

BTW...I used your video to promote the bike. Hope you don't mind?
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
My Big Wheel 350 is on the market. ...

My Big Wheel 350 is on the market.

http://www.kijiji.ca/v-dirt-bikes-motocross/moncton/1987-yamaha-big-wheel-350-bw350/1023891462
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Forum: Beasts 10-04-2014, 07:28 PM
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Posted By RobDek
In Canada, the SE model comes equipped with...

In Canada, the SE model comes equipped with sidebags, hand guards, and center stand. As a promo, Suzuki is throwing in either a top case or engine guards and fog lights. I chose the latter.
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2014, 06:52 PM
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Posted By RobDek
Took delivery of my new V-Strom last Wednesday...

Took delivery of my new V-Strom last Wednesday and put on 400km so far. Waiting on a Suzuki tall seat and a footpeg lowering kit.
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Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 12:56 PM
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Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
Just received word that both DC Plastics and Hot...

Just received word that both DC Plastics and Hot Frog Moto are standing behind their product and will be replacing the defective intake. Awesome service and follow-up!!!
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 03:39 PM
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Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
Found the source of my engine woes. The...

Found the source of my engine woes. The replacement intake manifold that I purchased last Spring developed a crack and casued an air leak. Sealant was applied to temporarily fix the problem. I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 03:03 PM
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Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
Which other motorcycles or ATV's use the same...

Which other motorcycles or ATV's use the same carb as the BW350? The reason I ask is that I need a choke assembly but they're no longer available. Any suggestions?
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 10:22 AM
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Posted By RobDek
That's excellent to know!!!!

That's excellent to know!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By RobDek
Ah crap...I think I have an air leak somewhere in...

Ah crap...I think I have an air leak somewhere in the intake of my BW350. The engine is surging and popping through the muffler plus it wants to stall at low revs. Only does it when the engine is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 07:44 AM
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Posted By RobDek
I was saving the best for last!!! :evil

I was saving the best for last!!! :evil
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 02:03 PM
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Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
I installed an IMS Banshee shifter on my BW. I...

I installed an IMS Banshee shifter on my BW. I find it a bit high, will have to reposition it if and when I think of it.
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Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 07:25 PM
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Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
Still available... ...

Still available...

http://www.partzilla.com/parts/search/Yamaha/Motorcycle/1986/BIG+WHEEL+-+BW80S/STARTER/parts.html
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 06:41 AM
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Posted By RobDek
This is one project I delegated to motorcycle...

This is one project I delegated to motorcycle shop....they didn't seem to have any trouble sourcing all the necessary seals and parts.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 06:40 AM
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Posted By RobDek
Just about sold my BW350 but my kids convinced me...

Just about sold my BW350 but my kids convinced me otherwise. Seems that they like riding with their old man.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 03:31 PM
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Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
It's a pretty one!!! Gotta be close to a record...

It's a pretty one!!! Gotta be close to a record breaker. Time will tell if the transaction was finalized.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
It followed me home... ...

It followed me home...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v51/chelseaantiques/f10f02fec0247d36f729e8edab3c1595_zps1dc3f812.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 08:07 PM
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Posted By RobDek
LOL It's a big wheeled go-kart.

LOL It's a big wheeled go-kart.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 10:19 AM
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Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
It's a 350. Going to check it out later this...

It's a 350. Going to check it out later this afternoon.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 06:15 AM
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Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
Oh darn it!!!

Oh darn it!!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 03:02 PM
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Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
Does this count as a Big Wheel? Going to check...

Does this count as a Big Wheel? Going to check it out in the coming days.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v51/chelseaantiques/7392cec2f8d0eae9865f1d08fe260733_zps3e8f6b89.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
The ITP Mud Lites have a decent round profile for...

The ITP Mud Lites have a decent round profile for use on the Big Wheel. I'm running 25x12x9 on the rear and 25x8x12 on the front. There are no rubbing or clearance issues on my 350...I can't...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
The ads are free and you never know what you can...

The ads are free and you never know what you can discover in your own backyard.
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
Who else advertises for Big Wheel bikes and...

Who else advertises for Big Wheel bikes and parts? I place an ad now and again when the mood strikes...so far, I've landed one parts bike. If more people do it, we could accumulate parts and do...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
Good gravy....that's the way to do it!!!!

Good gravy....that's the way to do it!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
I received the Banshee gear shifter and installed...

I received the Banshee gear shifter and installed it on my BW350. Looks pretty good!!! Adds an extra 1-2" of foot room. I should've taken a comparative picture.
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Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
I run ITP Mud Lites on my BW350. ...

I run ITP Mud Lites on my BW350.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v51/chelseaantiques/2cc70cc39d405932a2d2b8d3f689fe55_zpsf4d46700.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
You weren't kidding, the Banshee lever is huge!!!...

You weren't kidding, the Banshee lever is huge!!!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v51/chelseaantiques/966bc61f4ed01ad260582f726818d2c0_zps21ab77f3.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
Thanks...I'll check it out!!! Would you have...

Thanks...I'll check it out!!!

Would you have a pic of the shifter installed by chance?
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
Thanks...I'll give it a whirl.

Thanks...I'll give it a whirl.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 04:55 PM
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Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
Anyone, anyone, anyone?

Anyone, anyone, anyone?
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
Which aftermarket gear shift lever fits best on...

Which aftermarket gear shift lever fits best on the BW350? I'd like some extra room for my size 13 feet.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,513
Views: 536,308
Posted By RobDek
My BW350 got pegged today!!! Thanks again DMO...

My BW350 got pegged today!!! Thanks again DMO Bill.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v51/chelseaantiques/c89b6d4c9a28238c1b337fc3797a7c39_zpsd66b3e34.jpg
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