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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-07-2014, 01:15 PM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
02 Pontiac Firebird with 3.8l V6, but it's an...

02 Pontiac Firebird with 3.8l V6, but it's an automatic? Wife wanted a little red convertible, we found this one and all it does is set in the garage. Has under 24000 miles still has the original...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 76,554
Views: 8,166,837
Posted By JWhitmore44
There are little pegs or ears on the side of the...

There are little pegs or ears on the side of the base that are at different heights. This is supposed to make it so it can only go in one direction. But I have seen sockets that had enough room that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
When my son had his VLX600 I made a tool from a...

When my son had his VLX600 I made a tool from a spent 22 shell. just flattened one side a bit till it fit then silver soldered a nail to it. bend the nail in an L shape. Think I read about that trick...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
You may want to hit the XR400 thread...

You may want to hit the XR400 thread http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=302523 . Not sure what your ds ride would include although the XR4 would probably be better than most of the other...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-18-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 593,715
Posted By JWhitmore44
Some awesome shots in the last couple of pages....

Some awesome shots in the last couple of pages. Those sand hill pics are great.
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
When my PG died it would read over 640 ohms when...

When my PG died it would read over 640 ohms when hot. The bike wouldn't die but you couldn't get it to start again unless you push started it. If you let it set and cool it would start. I have a oil...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 76,554
Views: 8,166,837
Posted By JWhitmore44
Grounding the green/white wire will bypass all...

Grounding the green/white wire will bypass all the safety interlocks.

My new CDI just went out on me the other day. I'm running on my old repaired one now and I'll repair my new one. I had even...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 76,554
Views: 8,166,837
Posted By JWhitmore44
Under the seat is a connector with a green/white,...

Under the seat is a connector with a green/white, green, and yellow/black wires. jumper the green/white and green together. This still lets your side stand light work.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
You might try this thread for links into the...

You might try this thread for links into the different dos http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=451212
I don't think it's been updated in awhile but it has a lot of helpful links.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
The process in the following note should do the...

The process in the following note should do the trick.



Deliverator, yes it would be a good idea to do this process for setting the pilot screw. A good starting point is 2 to 2 1/2 turns and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Not just any grease, use something with about 60%...

Not just any grease, use something with about 60% molly. anything else gets flung off. If you ever dealt with splines on the final drive of an airhead or a goldwing you know the benefits of some...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
It works pretty well until you get the gas with...

It works pretty well until you get the gas with ethanol. I had patched a few pinholes on a Bronco gas tank and it worked well. The first tank of ethanol caused the JB Weld to dissolve and my leaks...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 76,554
Views: 8,166,837
Posted By JWhitmore44
If you run any ethanol that JB Weld wont hold.

If you run any ethanol that JB Weld wont hold.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,612
Posted By JWhitmore44
Give this link a try http://staythetrail.org/

Give this link a try http://staythetrail.org/
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
Put the fork brace on, you will get less...

Put the fork brace on, you will get less deflection caused by ruts in those fire roads. Even if going slow, and you get down in a rut that brace will help the front end climb out.
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
This may or may not help ...

This may or may not help

http://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x266/jwhitmore44/tech/ignitiontesting.jpg (http://s186.photobucket.com/user/jwhitmore44/media/tech/ignitiontesting.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-28-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 593,715
Posted By JWhitmore44
Looks great there CLB. That tiger looks pretty...

Looks great there CLB. That tiger looks pretty nice too.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By JWhitmore44
+1 You can spend a lot of time on gravel riding...

+1 You can spend a lot of time on gravel riding around the Central City Blackhawk area.
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
He lives in Texas. What rain? :rofl I have a CRF...

He lives in Texas. What rain? :rofl I have a CRF front fender on mine (not the one with slot for the wiring). I have to go to Colorado to ride in the rain :)
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 76,554
Views: 8,166,837
Posted By JWhitmore44
Some how, this doesn't surprise me :rofl

Some how, this doesn't surprise me :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 76,554
Views: 8,166,837
Posted By JWhitmore44
You wouldn't think 600 rpm would feel that much...

You wouldn't think 600 rpm would feel that much different :lol3 I'm not worried about top speed, more about maintaining a constant cruising speed without reving so high that you start oil...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
There must be quite a difference on what people...

There must be quite a difference on what people perceive as taxing the motor. When I was running a 14/48 sprocket combination it felt like I was running too high an RPM to comfortably cruse at 70 mph...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
I think they are all that soft. personally I...

I think they are all that soft. personally I thought it was an improvement over the 2x4 they call a seat on my WR :lol3 The upgrades seem to be the Seat Concepts or the Renazco. I'm sure folks will...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 76,554
Views: 8,166,837
Posted By JWhitmore44
I've picked up something like these at Wal-mart...

I've picked up something like these at Wal-mart http://www.amazon.com/Blitz-20002-Oil-Flex-Spout/dp/B000BOJ7KY
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
+1, not to mention no side wall traction at all....

+1, not to mention no side wall traction at all. Don't know how many times I had the bike slide out form under me because I lost all traction in a lean (dirt and street). Other than that I loved my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 05:18 AM
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Views: 8,166,837
Posted By JWhitmore44
Some nice pics Olas!

Some nice pics Olas!
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 76,554
Views: 8,166,837
Posted By JWhitmore44
Re-route the clutch cable if possible. I found...

Re-route the clutch cable if possible. I found that my clutch throw would be very short when the handlebars were cranked clear to the right. So if you are slipping the clutch while pulling that last...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14,495
Views: 1,095,649
Posted By JWhitmore44
Here is a thread that has a link to some...

Here is a thread that has a link to some information http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=982913
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 76,554
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Posted By JWhitmore44
It would depend on the type of riding I would be...

It would depend on the type of riding I would be doing. With what I have been riding the last couple of years I could get rid of my XRL and Wing and go with a KTM 950/990/1190. If I was going to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 76,554
Views: 8,166,837
Posted By JWhitmore44
I tried gopro's video editor and prefer windows...

I tried gopro's video editor and prefer windows movie maker, and that's not saying much :) But my computer is old and slow. When I make a video it's for me so I use whatever music I want. If someone...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-17-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 593,715
Posted By JWhitmore44
Some good ones DirtyKurty.

Some good ones DirtyKurty.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-17-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 593,715
Posted By JWhitmore44
Interesting looking country Luis.

Interesting looking country Luis.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-17-2014, 12:41 PM
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Posted By JWhitmore44
nice one :thumb

nice one :thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15,174
Views: 2,270,825
Posted By JWhitmore44
Thanks again Mark, my son is really going to like...

Thanks again Mark, my son is really going to like this :)
It was nice to meet you!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-09-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 593,715
Posted By JWhitmore44
Adventures can happen within a days ride :ricky

Adventures can happen within a days ride :ricky
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-08-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 593,715
Posted By JWhitmore44
Some nice ones folks. Sod Buster, that's quite a...

Some nice ones folks. Sod Buster, that's quite a porch on that house :)
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 98,015
Posted By JWhitmore44
Sure sounds like bad gas to me too. I can say I...

Sure sounds like bad gas to me too. I can say I have used the Casey's but I'd guess you could hit some bad gas about anywhere. I didn't realize that they had non corn squeeze'ns gas :D


"The rain...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 76,554
Views: 8,166,837
Posted By JWhitmore44
I think to be fair, you are not using the seat...

I think to be fair, you are not using the seat with the dakar tank. That's could make the difference on how the leg room feels. With all that extra weight on the front it wouldn't hurt to have your...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 98,015
Posted By JWhitmore44
Sounds like you had a nice trip lake_harley glad...

Sounds like you had a nice trip lake_harley glad to hear that 1100I worked well. I know a couple folks that have ridden theirs all over Colorado 2 up with out problems. I'm a bit surprised about your...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 76,554
Views: 8,166,837
Posted By JWhitmore44
It may also help if you can leverage the top out...

It may also help if you can leverage the top out away from you a little more, maybe some spacers? I find the different angle of the shield makes a difference on how and where the wind hits you.

I...
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