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Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 05:49 PM
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Posted By guitarmy21b
Looks like I'm buying a new Tiger 800 soon, I...

Looks like I'm buying a new Tiger 800 soon, I think I'm gonna take my XR completely apart and turn it into a big project bike. Man I can't wait to get a garage.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
Just pulled my carb out of the bike for the first...

Just pulled my carb out of the bike for the first time ever, I'm not sure if I can remember where all the hoses go when I put it back in. Is there a picture or something that points to where it's all...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
Well looks like I'm pulling off the tank for the...

Well looks like I'm pulling off the tank for the first time. It's one of those 4.7 gal Clarkes, I had a buddy help put it on. I'm afraid taking it off will spill gas everywhere. Is there a way to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
Appreciate the help! I'm not even mad I took more...

Appreciate the help! I'm not even mad I took more apart than I had to, I didn't have shit else better to do lol
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
Well I got the beer part down at least I was...

Well I got the beer part down at least

I was trying to follow this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FM_WuzBFPkU

So if I don't need to pull the shock out I just need to pull the gas tank...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
Hey guys, I'm not mechanically inclined and I'm...

Hey guys, I'm not mechanically inclined and I'm trying to teach myself how to fix my bike. It won't start and I was told I should clean the carb. The best video I could find on 4 strokes says it's...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
It's an 04 with 11k miles on it. When I could...

It's an 04 with 11k miles on it. When I could start it without pushing it I still needed to use the choke every time. I don't know anything about batteries. All I know is when I turn the keys it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
It cranks but won't start. Battery is fine, it's...

It cranks but won't start. Battery is fine, it's got gas. Been sitting for a couple months because I've been too broke to do anything about it, but even when it was running I couldn't start it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
Newb question... when I got my bike it ran fine,...

Newb question... when I got my bike it ran fine, then a few months later the only way I could start it was with a running start...now it won't turn over at all. Any idea what the problem is and how...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 07:51 PM
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Posted By guitarmy21b
I need to replace my choke cable on my 04...

I need to replace my choke cable on my 04 XRL...are choke cables universal or do I need one specific for my bike? And if so where can I get one?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-27-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28,772
Views: 2,106,534
Posted By guitarmy21b
Just moved up to Crestview and had a nice wipeout...

Just moved up to Crestview and had a nice wipeout coming down a big hill into some swamp land. Got the bike stuck trying to get out. It was fun though!

http://i.imgur.com/RpMcdP7.jpg...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-06-2012, 03:44 PM
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Views: 2,106,534
Posted By guitarmy21b
What are some good routes to take out at...

What are some good routes to take out at Blackwater? I've never been out there and not sure where to go. Pick a direction?
Forum: Alaska 12-04-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,119
Posted By guitarmy21b
lol That's part of the appeal for me...

lol



That's part of the appeal for me too(riding snowmobiles). I think I'm gonna go ahead and lock it in as my #1 pick. There's no guarantee that I'll get it though. Ft Carson, CO is my 2nd...
Forum: Alaska 12-04-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,119
Posted By guitarmy21b
Wow, great replies from everyone...you've all...

Wow, great replies from everyone...you've all made it really tempting. Maybe I'll show this thread to my girlfriend lol she's not too thrilled with the idea. She'd rather go to Hawaii.
Forum: Alaska 12-01-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,119
Posted By guitarmy21b
Well I grew up in Minnesota so I'm definitely no...

Well I grew up in Minnesota so I'm definitely no stranger to the cold...however, since I've started riding I haven't been in a climate where snow and ice are ever a factor, so I have winter riding...
Forum: Alaska 12-01-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,119
Posted By guitarmy21b
How much time out of the year is riding even...

How much time out of the year is riding even practical?
Forum: Alaska 12-01-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,119
Posted By guitarmy21b
What are the pros/cons of living/riding in Alaska?

I'm in the Army and in a couple months I should have my pick of duty stations and I'm really interested in Alaska...I was just wondering what some of yalls likes/dislikes are about living there and...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-24-2012, 11:43 AM
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Views: 2,106,534
Posted By guitarmy21b
I also just found some more trails by my house...

I also just found some more trails by my house today. Did some recon in my truck while I was walking my dog. Kind of a bittersweet feeling when you have to turn around your truck because you know it...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-23-2012, 11:39 AM
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Posted By guitarmy21b
Hey y'all, hope everyone had a good thanksgiving....

Hey y'all, hope everyone had a good thanksgiving. Say, anyone know of any good stretches of highway in the area? So far I've done a lot more off-road riding and the only times I've been on the road...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-12-2012, 09:32 AM
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Views: 2,106,534
Posted By guitarmy21b
That's me. I was thinkin about going with what...

That's me. I was thinkin about going with what Dave has and suggested(Dunlop606 & Scorpion Pro on the front)
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-08-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,111
Posted By guitarmy21b
LOL nice video there Dave. I'd be embarrassed if...

LOL nice video there Dave. I'd be embarrassed if I had a sense of shame. Working on getting some new tires so I can get out there again.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
Newb question here...lately my bike has had...

Newb question here...lately my bike has had trouble starting up in the morning. I use the choke and it'll sit there trying to start but it won't usually until I mess with it for a few minutes. Then...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-03-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,111
Posted By guitarmy21b
Had an awesome day out there, went on a great...

Had an awesome day out there, went on a great ride with Dave & Karen...took a few bumps but otherwise had a lot of fun for my first real ride in the sand. It was nice meeting all of you and I look...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
Ahh well. I was going to eventually try and turn...

Ahh well. I was going to eventually try and turn the rest of the bike white. I guess I'll enjoy it while it lasts. Either way I'll be happy to get more mileage out of the tank.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
Damn, wish I knew that before...can't you just...

Damn, wish I knew that before...can't you just repaint it?
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
Just took my stock bike and threw the 4.7 clarke...

Just took my stock bike and threw the 4.7 clarke tank and a seat concepts seat on there. Lovin' the look and feel of her right now!

http://i.imgur.com/2kYcCl.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-02-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,111
Posted By guitarmy21b
Hope I can make it out tomorrow...my bike is...

Hope I can make it out tomorrow...my bike is without a seat & tank at the moment and my buddy who was helping me out bailed after everything was taken off...looks like I'm gonna be up for a while
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
This is my first bike. Totally love it, and I...

This is my first bike. Totally love it, and I have nothing to compare the seat to, I just know it's not comfy. I ordered the seat concepts one and the clarke 4.7 tank. Not sure what I'm gonna upgrade...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-01-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,111
Posted By guitarmy21b
Ill be out there Saturday morning, hopefully...

Ill be out there Saturday morning, hopefully around 9 or 10. Lookin forward to meetin yall
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 73,813
Views: 7,652,044
Posted By guitarmy21b
Took my first real ride today and man, my new...

Took my first real ride today and man, my new seat can't come in the mail soon enough. That plank of death is brutal.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-31-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,111
Posted By guitarmy21b
Cool, thanks!

Cool, thanks!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-31-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,111
Posted By guitarmy21b
I know how to get out there, I was just wondering...

I know how to get out there, I was just wondering if there was a specific part of the place everyone is meeting up at or if I'll see it from the entrance.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-31-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,111
Posted By guitarmy21b
I haven't been out to Spec yet, if I'm able to...

I haven't been out to Spec yet, if I'm able to make it this weekend where do I go to meet up with y'all?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-29-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,111
Posted By guitarmy21b
Sounds good! Ill definitely try and make it out...

Sounds good! Ill definitely try and make it out there on Saturday
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-28-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,111
Posted By guitarmy21b
I'm gonna try and make it since the old lady will...

I'm gonna try and make it since the old lady will be out of town anyway. Hopefully I get my bigger tank in the mail before then. When I went to Jackson Guard to get my permit she gave me a fishing...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-28-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,111
Posted By guitarmy21b
Is there a set time for when people are doing the...

Is there a set time for when people are doing the easy loop or is it just whenever a group gets together and feels like going?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-27-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28,772
Views: 2,106,534
Posted By guitarmy21b
I'd love to get out and ride with y'all but I'm...

I'd love to get out and ride with y'all but I'm afraid my newbish tendencies would slow everyone down and piss everyone off
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-27-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28,772
Views: 2,106,534
Posted By guitarmy21b
Anyone know of some good gravel roads in the...

Anyone know of some good gravel roads in the area? I'm looking to venture out further on my bike but all the trails by my house are really sandy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,834
Posted By guitarmy21b
I had a lot more luck when I went out yesterday,...

I had a lot more luck when I went out yesterday, letting the air out of my tires seemed to help a lot. I was going through some sand and a lot of mulch around 25-30mph and I was using the throttle...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-21-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28,772
Views: 2,106,534
Posted By guitarmy21b
Went on my first semi-adventure yesterday, had a...

Went on my first semi-adventure yesterday, had a lot of fun on this trail and didn't fall off!

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