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Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5,571
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Posted By HighFive
That's exactly why I switched to the tighter...

That's exactly why I switched to the tighter radius, more expensive, silicone Turbo Hose fitting. It solved this problem perfectly. I posted a show-n-tell all about it. You should have seen that,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 172,120
Posted By HighFive
Yes indeed...."The Devil's Highway". I 2nd that!...

Yes indeed...."The Devil's Highway". I 2nd that!

Just rode it in September. Fabulous road!

HF :thumbup
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
Suspension

Of course I set my Sag properly, but my suspension has always been super plush. I can run run along the washboard roads in fair comfort while seated. The bumps and jiggles along the trail have...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
Oh man....outstanding find, Lomax! :clap I...

Oh man....outstanding find, Lomax! :clap

I never knew that adjustment existed. Thought it only had the two screws on the side, which didn't really cut it, to be honest.

Even after your...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
Fork Oil capacity

Changed out my fork oil too, during the rehab.

I measured 450cc of oil....drained out of each fork.

I've always felt the damping in both directions was a little fast, for my preference. Not...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
Steering Stem Bearing Specs

While cleaning my steering bearings due to this Okie-Dokie BDR carnage, I wrote down the bearing specs.

http://highfive.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Husky-TR650/i-kjxxSFQ/0/XL/IMG_3464-XL.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,294
Posted By HighFive
The Red/Brown Waterfall

Since the red waterfall (caused by the flash flood) was admired by so many, thought I would post another photo with more backdrop. Not sure if I posted this one previously....I didn't look back. ...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,294
Posted By HighFive
I don't know the file size.....haven't messed...

I don't know the file size.....haven't messed with it yet. But I'll figure it out and post my tracks in gpx file here in this Thread, so you can download. Well, eventually.

The WRR is a perfect...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,294
Posted By HighFive
Thanks guys, I'm glad you enjoyed it. I...

Thanks guys, I'm glad you enjoyed it.

I still need to post my Tracks, I guess. Just got to figure out the best way to do that. Hhhmmm.....

HF :hmmmmm
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
Wheel Bearing Removal - part 4 of 4

So...how to take it apart?

Very first step to removal is tapping out the long spacer from the stack.

I don't have a photo, so use your mind's eye. Think I used a 13mm socket which fit just...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
Wheel Bearing Replcement - part 3

Alrighty, let's tackle the rear wheel sprocket carrier.

Everything was pretty routine up to this point. Then, I got confounded & perplexed by this part. But, its gonna be super easy for...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
Wheel Bearing Replacement - part 2

I think its best to show how things go together properly. Then, you can just reverse it (in your mind) when taking it apart. Easier to explain this way, so that's what I'll do here. You'll just...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
How do you change wheel bearings?

Time for the wheel bearing replacement tutorial.

Let's cover some basics to bring everyone up to speed, before digging into my Terra hubs. Bearing removal is a dumbfounded mystery until you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
Found it, Charlie. Supersprox Invoice ...

Found it, Charlie.

Supersprox Invoice

Kit Chain for a BMW F650GS (520 chain) [1999 - 2009]
Lifetime warranty when you buy it as a matched kit, though I'm not sure what that really means in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
I would not have any reservations about buying a...

I would not have any reservations about buying a Terra with 1,000 miles on it. Not in the least. Seems I prefer "demo" bikes with miles of untold thrashing, since my last three bikes have come...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
Volumetric Flowrate

What we're dealing with here is "Volumetric Flowrate". The equation for Flowrate is:

Q = VA

Flowrate = Velocity times Area

Reducing the inlet diameter doesn't change the volumetric...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
A little over 13,000 miles on the chain. It was...

A little over 13,000 miles on the chain. It was installed at same time as new sprockets. Same kind of chain as this new one: RK GB520GXW.

And, it still has life left in it, so I kept it for a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
Next, I decided to swap out my sprockets and...

Next, I decided to swap out my sprockets and chain for a fresh set. I had been feeling an intermittent clunk in the drivetrain, and was certainly hoping it was not in the gearbox. Over the past two...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
While my Terra was in ICU following the...

While my Terra was in ICU following the Okie-Dokie BDR, I noticed my rear brake pads were starting to get a bit thin:
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 172,120
Posted By HighFive
http://www.runemasterstudios.com/graemlins/images/...

http://www.runemasterstudios.com/graemlins/images/snoopyhouse.gif

HF
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
I assume you mean the black plastic on each side...

I assume you mean the black plastic on each side of the radiator. The bottom connections is a push pin thru a grommet. Mine is very tight fitting.....hard to pull out and hard to push in. I line...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
Doesn't matter what it weighs when it's upside...

Doesn't matter what it weighs when it's upside down, stuck in mud, in waist deep water. You ain't getting it up easily....by yourself!

HF :deal

P.s. Weighed mine on a fork truck scale one...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
:nod HF :thumbup

:nod

HF :thumbup
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 07:49 AM
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Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
You got it, jwdub.....closed Butterfly Valve...

You got it, jwdub.....closed Butterfly Valve catches any debris (very little was in there) and I used a vacuum to clean it out of TB. Not too messy, and pretty easy to clean up. Just DON'T twist...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,294
Posted By HighFive
Thanks for the feedback, Monty! Pretty...

Thanks for the feedback, Monty!

Pretty sure I unceremoniously dedicated that canyon shot to you (in my mind) when I released the shutter.

WARNING: make sure you stop in Cameron to purchase a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 30,810
Posted By HighFive
:lol3 That's a good one, kojack! Pretty...

:lol3 That's a good one, kojack! Pretty accurate too.

Thanks for the compliment. One of the best trails I've ever ridden. Gonna have to do this one again some day!

HF :deal
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
The 3-D base part makes a perfect platform for...

The 3-D base part makes a perfect platform for creative mods. There is room to drill, attach studs, whatever. It offers some nice "edge" margin that doesn't exist inside the stock box. Ultimately,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
Its fine.....more like a welded structural...

Its fine.....more like a welded structural member, than "glue". I don't think it could ever be pulled off. Probably require cutting and grinding if I wanted to get it out of there.

Here is how...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
At first, I used this coupler between the...

At first, I used this coupler between the silicone fitting and the Pod:

http://highfive.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Terra-Mods/i-5spLJB7/0/XL/IMG_2520-XL.jpg

But, I've since switched to a piece of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
HighFive joins Club Pod-Mod

Since all this talk is going on (again) about the Pod-Mod, I guess its as good a time as any for me to jump back in. Well, into the Forum Thread....not another mud-hole.

Been busy riding my...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 692,611
Posted By HighFive
Come on man! Give it a real test....try burying...

Come on man! Give it a real test....try burying it underwater for awhile.

HF :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,294
Posted By HighFive
Roger that…..score me a really big...

Roger that…..score me a really big "5"http://www.runemasterstudios.com/graemlins/images/faint2.gif



Thanks for the compliment, Brent. I'm glad you enjoyed it over the years, and that its been...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,764
Posted By HighFive
Wow......incredible! :clap. Congrats on the...

Wow......incredible! :clap. Congrats on the marriage.

HF :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 172,120
Posted By HighFive
Sounds risky, Reaver, I like it. Don't...

Sounds risky, Reaver, I like it.

Don't forget the red slippers.....you might need them to get out of Oz!

HF :thumbup

Risk is the tariff paid to leave the shores of predictable misery
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,294
Posted By HighFive
The Aftermath

Here's a few shots of the aftermath taken after returning home....while beginning the rehab process.

This is the airbox intake section. The space you are looking at is actually behind a sealed...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,294
Posted By HighFive
Super thanks to all of you who provided feedback...

Super thanks to all of you who provided feedback and comments. Very interesting & insightful. I guess a "red" waterfall is quite the oddity....certainly not something I've ever seen in Oklahoma.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,294
Posted By HighFive
The crazy man....maybe. I am curious to...

The crazy man....maybe.

I am curious to know which photos were everyone's favorite. That kind of feedback would help me with my photography If you had to pick out a couple top choices, which...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,294
Posted By HighFive
Thanks, man. Yeah....the Rim was the bomb! No...

Thanks, man. Yeah....the Rim was the bomb! No Clayton for me. I'll be at a rock climbing competition.

Crash photo not so convenient, since my camera was inside the tankbag, somewhere beneath...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,294
Posted By HighFive
Never Tap-Out

A group of mountain bikers gathered on the scene, while we played the waiting game. Took about 2 hours for the runoff to slow to a point I was willing to take a run at it.

Everyone thought I was...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,294
Posted By HighFive
Nothing can prepare you for this kind of...

Nothing can prepare you for this kind of stampede, except experiencing it first hand I think.




Indeed, I'm a real life Okie from Muskogee! Even got Cherokee blood in me.
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