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Forum: The Garage 12-06-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,080
Posted By Samurai Dexter
THere are certain nuts on vehicles that will only...

THere are certain nuts on vehicles that will only take a 12pt. Like the driveshaft bolts that hold the driveshaft to the rear diff on a dodge, 12mm 12pt, shallow well. That is the only socket that...
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,561
Posted By Samurai Dexter
I dunno where you are with your decision here,...

I dunno where you are with your decision here, but buy ANY snapon sockets/ratchets/wrenches or stuff like that off craigslist or ebay. Still same warranty, just don't tell the snapon guy you bought...
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Sup with that pipe bender? I'm in Tennessee,...

Sup with that pipe bender? I'm in Tennessee, would this be worth it if we had to ship? Also any migs or arcs?
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,989
Posted By Samurai Dexter
I've got an APrilia Futura. Great bike. You will...

I've got an APrilia Futura. Great bike. You will want to buy some helibars and a Laminar touring lip. You will not be disappointed with the bike.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-20-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Any body form Maine coming to TN???

Anyone up there coming down through Tennessee and want to make some money? I need something picked up and hauled to TN. PM me if interested.
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,764
Posted By Samurai Dexter
I'm just more familiar with the I4's. I work at a...

I'm just more familiar with the I4's. I work at a Yami/Kawi dealership, in the service dept. It's not that I don't like v2's, I just don't have that much experience with them. Ultimately, I am used...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,764
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Any body been on an Aprilia Futura? I don't...

Any body been on an Aprilia Futura? I don't really want to go v2, but it sure as heck looks cool.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,764
Posted By Samurai Dexter
I was thinking of a bandit. Are they good 2up?...

I was thinking of a bandit. Are they good 2up? Long trips without frequent stops? Info PLEASE.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,764
Posted By Samurai Dexter
I have to sell the tiger. Sucks, but my house...

I have to sell the tiger. Sucks, but my house that we bought turned out to be a BIG mistake. There is waaay too much that needs to be repaired.

If anyone wants a good tiger, it's for sale. I'll...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,764
Posted By Samurai Dexter
What is the best Sport Touring bike from '00-'02?

I'm not buying a bike, I have to sell all of mine right now. But, I am still doing research. My price range is in the '00-'02 range, most good bikes of that year seem to be around $4k.

I am not...
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Advantages of an aftermarket clutch basket??

What exactly would be the advantages of say a Wiseco clutch basket over a stock?

Would it increase the bikes ability to rev, because of decreased weight, thus lowering the centrifugal mass? Or is...
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,345
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Mine is a Hydro. No gear box, just hydrolic...

Mine is a Hydro. No gear box, just hydrolic pumps. Flawless as long as the pumps last, and they have a lifetime warranty. Too bad John Deere says the "lifetime" is 10 years.
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,345
Posted By Samurai Dexter
You should buy my John Deere Commercial mower....

You should buy my John Deere Commercial mower. That would solve the problem for about 15 years to come.
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 468
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Help with basketcase house

Need some help in the remodel of the house we just bought. I spent nearly all day gutting the thing out and I'd like to know if there are any well abled carpenters or electricians that would be...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Thanks for the replied fellas. I was actually...

Thanks for the replied fellas. I was actually able to ge tthe stickers off, and as mentioned, the clear coat was removed with it. I tried to flare the edge down and re clearcoat, but I didn't ge tthe...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By Samurai Dexter
I believe they are 3mm x 12mm could be wrong. If...

I believe they are 3mm x 12mm could be wrong. If no body has replied by tomorrow, I'll check when I get to the shop.
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Changing the springs isn't hard. I actually got a...

Changing the springs isn't hard. I actually got a washer and cut a bit out of one side so that I could use it to hold the fork tube down while I unscrew the retainer. Now getting the proper amount of...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Anyone know something about repainting a gastank?

I have a plastic, dirt bike gastank. The fellow that owned the bike before me, had some graphics clearcoated over top of a descent paint job. How do I go about getting the stinking graphics off...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,955
Posted By Samurai Dexter
You can check for air leaks by getting some...

You can check for air leaks by getting some brake/parts cleaner and just spraying it around the carb area. Don't do it when the bike is super hot though, well, you can, it just wouldn't be the best...
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By Samurai Dexter
How to paint and clear coat a gas tank?

I am in pretty desparate need of getting the tank from my bikr repainted and clear coated. I have the clear coat that I can mix and spray. I canb get paint as well. I need to do this as cheap as...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,639
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Well, here are some pics of the bike when it was...

Well, here are some pics of the bike when it was a 450. Not much has changed, visually. Except when you crack the throttle. Then the visuals get pretty fun.

...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,639
Posted By Samurai Dexter
If you had any idea what has happened in my life...

If you had any idea what has happened in my life in the last week, you would have a vague clue how much that means to me. it seems as if crap always happens to me. SOmetimes it's hard to keep focused...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,639
Posted By Samurai Dexter
I should have attached a little "na-na-na boo...

I should have attached a little "na-na-na boo boo" flair to my comment! Ha! No harm done. Just being facicious. I actually got a chance to ride a Husaberg 620 back to back with the DRZ. THe hussy...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,639
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Well, I was told while building the 500 that it...

Well, I was told while building the 500 that it wouldn't make as much HP as the KTM 525 and that the 475 would blow it's doors off (not that it has doors). There were a lot of folks down on the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,639
Posted By Samurai Dexter
I got your PM's. Call me anytime. And as...

I got your PM's. Call me anytime.

And as for dyno accuracy, I did have the bike dynoed with a brand new rear tire on. But I guess that would only count if you're not me. Point is, it dynoed at...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2007, 05:08 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,639
Posted By Samurai Dexter
See what I mean? You guys crack me up.

See what I mean? You guys crack me up.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,639
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Well, I had a catastrophic engine failure today....

Well, I had a catastrophic engine failure today. I was doing about 105mph and the rod shot straight through the cylinder. I guess that's all it had in it and it was a turd of a motor and the...
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,912
Posted By Samurai Dexter
For what it's worth, the past 5 motors that I...

For what it's worth, the past 5 motors that I have built and been able to break in, I have done it this way:

Start the motor and let it get to temp. Go out in a location that would let you run...
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,955
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Is the petcock vaccum operates? Check to see if...

Is the petcock vaccum operates? Check to see if there is a little vaccum port on the petcock. If so, you will either need to continue running the petcock on pri, or hook the vaccum link up to some...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2007, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Sorry for teh typo. It was late. I like sarchasm,...

Sorry for teh typo. It was late. I like sarchasm, it's like strawberry jam. For those less antagonistic people, I surely meant 3500 RPMs.
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Anybody in Tennesse with a TuneBoy?

I'm right at Knoxville Tennessee, and I'd like to know if there is anyone close that has a TuneBoy for the 2001 Triumph Tiger? I have some issues with a Tiger I bought, it's at about 35k rpms, it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,639
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Howdy boys and girls! Just dropping a word on my...

Howdy boys and girls! Just dropping a word on my 500. I ran into a tight intake valve at about 6k miles. I run my valve clearances at .06 and .08. Pretty tight, I know but I get the most out of my...
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,718
Posted By Samurai Dexter
As for a backfire/afterfire/lean misfire..... If...

As for a backfire/afterfire/lean misfire..... If the bike pops like a machine gun, it's lean, if it has loud explosions, it's rich. Most likely on the pilot circuit. But the main just will affect the...
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,955
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Well, I have an extended fuel screw you can have....

Well, I have an extended fuel screw you can have. Is your carb the slant body style? If so, you will want to drill out the fuel screw hole in the float bowl, to 1/4 inch. And withthe RPM issue, this...
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,955
Posted By Samurai Dexter
I run one cable on my DRZ500. It has an FCR 41mm...

I run one cable on my DRZ500. It has an FCR 41mm carb that I adapted from a KTM. As long as your cable isn't in any sort of bind, you will be fine running only one cable.

The funkiness you speak...
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,955
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Then why do they put FCR carbs on GSXR's??? ...

Then why do they put FCR carbs on GSXR's???

The FCR is a "RACING" carb (it does say "For racing use only" on the side, you know?). It is designed for performance. The CV or constant velocity...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2007, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,219
Posted By Samurai Dexter
:thumb Got it.

:thumb Got it.
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,219
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Does anyone have access to OEM part numbers for a...

Does anyone have access to OEM part numbers for a 2001 Tiger? I need the OEM part number for the left side footpegs and mounting parts. At bike-Bandit, they only give you their part number??
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,219
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Is there another manufacturer of gaskets for the...

Is there another manufacturer of gaskets for the Tiger? I looked in Parts Unlimited and Tucker Rocky. I can find a clutch kit but no gaskets.
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,219
Posted By Samurai Dexter
Where can I get cheap OEM parts for a Triumph?

I'm looking at doing some work to a Tiger I'm getting. Where is a descent place to pick up cheaper OEM parts for a gasket swap, valve inspection, etc?

Also, I read somewhere that the Triumph...
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