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Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 181,680
Posted By Sammax
Me too! I'm sure it has that tractor pull grunt I...

Me too! I'm sure it has that tractor pull grunt I love so much. Probably makes my WR feel like a 2 stroke.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 57,867
Posted By Sammax
Braapattack, If you go with a 41 rear can...

Braapattack,

If you go with a 41 rear can you let me know how many links on the chain to make it work? I'm 15/47 now and that's that's about all the chain can do on my 05 without removing links....
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,586
Posted By Sammax
That rubber around a front sprocket is a lot...

That rubber around a front sprocket is a lot different than a cush hub.
I bought my WR450 without a lot of research so once I read about this "5th gear failure" and some people thought it was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,586
Posted By Sammax
I agree, it sure smoothed mine out on the road in...

I agree, it sure smoothed mine out on the road in 4th and 5th gear. Not with a little difference, but with a lot! I hate it costs so much but I'm happy I did it.
BTW- for those interested, the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,586
Posted By Sammax
^^^^ Yep don't forget to update about the cush...

^^^^
Yep don't forget to update about the cush hub. I want to see if you like it as much as I do.

Beautiful bike BTW.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 330,942
Posted By Sammax
absolutely stunning!

absolutely stunning!
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 57,867
Posted By Sammax
I should have been checking this thread more...

I should have been checking this thread more frequent. Well better late than never to your party braapattack.

I've been enjoying my 05 for trips to the store etc. I have it geared to cruise at...
Forum: OZ Vendors 03-20-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 24,665
Posted By Sammax
I expect them to be expendable like normal...

I expect them to be expendable like normal sprockets. So if they get even close to the same usage but with a higher price I think it's still worth it since it should be adding protection to the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,586
Posted By Sammax
When is that stabilizer useful? More for high...

When is that stabilizer useful? More for high speeds or a certain terrain...Or...?
Forum: OZ Vendors 02-12-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 24,665
Posted By Sammax
I don't need necessarily need 1 since I broke the...

I don't need necessarily need 1 since I broke the bank by buying a cush hub but you can bet I'm buying at least one.

Go Ryan! Go Ryan! Go Ryan!
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,214
Posted By Sammax
There are soooo many choices on gear. If there is...

There are soooo many choices on gear. If there is a cycle shop like cyclegear around you, that would be a great place to visit for information like brands and sizing.

Then there are people (like...
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 49,685
Posted By Sammax
I have enough to much to remember as it is. Each...

I have enough to much to remember as it is. Each bike gets it's on for me!
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,586
Posted By Sammax
Congratulations! Before I bought my 05, my...

Congratulations!

Before I bought my 05, my research led me to believe that 5th gear failure "known problem" seem to go hand in hand, or was one in the same as needing a cush hub.

One guy I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,586
Posted By Sammax
This may not help since mine is an 05. But the...

This may not help since mine is an 05. But the rack looks similar to mine minus the long arms. On mine those arms go under the rear number plate and mount somehow. I bought it on the bike so I am not...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,586
Posted By Sammax
Unfortunately, it's obvious it just wasn't...

Unfortunately, it's obvious it just wasn't designed for on road although we make it happen. Just seems when the start chopping ounces here and there and everywhere, the durability is sacrificed.
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 293,557
Posted By Sammax
Thanks Brian for posting the deals. I will be...

Thanks Brian for posting the deals. I will be checking often. Like many here with an addiction, I don't need anything but I will buy it if it's a deal and I can use it.

Tell Kate congratulations...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,586
Posted By Sammax
Added the good mirrors (forgot the name), better...

Added the good mirrors (forgot the name), better skid plate, passenger pegs, small tach, tail bag, cush hub on Excel rim. Other doo dads. Still need to put the 3.X tank on but I have to remove the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 181,680
Posted By Sammax
Fantuzzi. Thanks for that information. Good...

Fantuzzi. Thanks for that information. Good stuff. I've seen pictures of the stock TTR and I just have lots of love for the fundamentals which makes for a great bike to mod to one's personal desire....
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 181,680
Posted By Sammax
That is one of the most beautiful motorcycles...

That is one of the most beautiful motorcycles I've ever seen! Like I said if I get rich, I'm heading over and bringing one back to the US.

Not only are they great looking bikes I'm confident from...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 330,942
Posted By Sammax
Thank you all for the eye candy. I have the...

Thank you all for the eye candy. I have the fondest memories of those old thumpers.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 57,867
Posted By Sammax
Someone pointed me to it. It's on the US Yamaha...

Someone pointed me to it. It's on the US Yamaha web site.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 52,231
Posted By Sammax
Doh! LMAO! You are correct. But I see...

Doh!

LMAO! You are correct.

But I see a mistake, it says it's a 5 speed. Surely that got updated to 6 speed around when the EFI came out. :rofl

Actually that's not a concern for me but it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 52,231
Posted By Sammax
Someone posted on another WR450(F) thread on this...

Someone posted on another WR450(F) thread on this forum that the WR450F is not even showing up for the US anymore. Now that is a shocker to me. I'm kinda looking around the net to see what if any...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 57,867
Posted By Sammax
Not that I am in the market, but just dang! I...

Not that I am in the market, but just dang! I wanted a TTR600, same thing. I would have to buy one in Denmark or something. I know the WR450 seems to be most popular in Australia but are sales that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 181,680
Posted By Sammax
Laugh Time Out. Clean up on center Isle.

Time Out. Clean up on center Isle.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 57,867
Posted By Sammax
No question the WRs needs modz to get it close to...

No question the WRs needs modz to get it close to a dual sport. But change the seat, gears, tank capacity, add a rack and cush hub and it's in the club. Then the only thing that sucks is the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 181,680
Posted By Sammax
That's has to be one of the best looking yammies...

That's has to be one of the best looking yammies ever made. Like my WR it needs some additional fuel capacity. The previous owner of my bile did a great job of adding a rear rack with nice looking...
Forum: Vendors 10-15-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 383,008
Posted By Sammax
Great find!

Great find!
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
Posted By Sammax
Me and you both, see my post # 8. Anywho, yea, I...

Me and you both, see my post # 8. Anywho, yea, I think about Kentucky and North could have a 4 season jacket but not down here.
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
Posted By Sammax
I do have 1 more recommendation. If you want the...

I do have 1 more recommendation. If you want the best, go Gore-tex. Not only does it block the rain, it blocks the wind. Only garment manuf's highest quality garments get Gore-tex.

It is a premium...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,586
Posted By Sammax
thanks thats a good sign anyway.

thanks thats a good sign anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,586
Posted By Sammax
Question for anyone that's had experience with...

Question for anyone that's had experience with the aftermarket tanks. Does anyone know if they petcock's are universal? The IMS I bought doesn't have a reserve and I am not happy with my old stiff...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
Posted By Sammax
You are definitely on the right track! I think...

You are definitely on the right track! I think you can get something to fit the bill, the only thing is it might be a little warm in the Summer without going all mesh in July and August.

I...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
Posted By Sammax
This maybe be a pretty open question. Kinda like...

This maybe be a pretty open question. Kinda like asking someone what their favorite car is. There are plenty of gear that will keep you warm or even hot if you want to run electrical.

I've...
Forum: Vendors 09-23-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 49,685
Posted By Sammax
Take the band off and try it.... that's what I...

Take the band off and try it.... that's what I had to do.
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 49,685
Posted By Sammax
There is a band that comes with the Omni-Cruise...

There is a band that comes with the Omni-Cruise and fits over the grip and under the Omni-cruise. Some bikes/grips need it, some don't. Pretty confident it will fix your problem.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 181,680
Posted By Sammax
Tusca, Looking great! Any chance you can you...

Tusca,

Looking great! Any chance you can you tell me more about the windscreen? I have a WR450 and I think I would love one of those.
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,586
Posted By Sammax
I've read where a few had put fans on them but I...

I've read where a few had put fans on them but I don't recall any threads with details.

I also know that some have change the radiator cap to a higher temp rating. For the heck of it I changed my...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,586
Posted By Sammax
I don't know enough about it but if you do I hope...

I don't know enough about it but if you do I hope you kick some arse!
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 286,586
Posted By Sammax
I actually scored an IMS tank off Ebay yesterday....

I actually scored an IMS tank off Ebay yesterday. So what gears did you end up with for the road?

When I bought my cush hub/rim/tire I went ahead and fixed my old rim so she's ready (more dirt...
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