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Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,883
Posted By Mythic
lol - sorry, I keep forgetting this is a very...

lol - sorry, I keep forgetting this is a very int'l board. :wave
Yes there should be a big, fat, "F" aafter that 30
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,883
Posted By Mythic
No. Actually the little flapper has a reputation...

No. Actually the little flapper has a reputation of self-destruction and subsequent ingestion into the engine with dire results - removing it is not an uncommon mod, although your bike will be...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,883
Posted By Mythic
geez I enjoy your vids :nod (doesn't mean much...

geez I enjoy your vids :nod (doesn't mean much unless you realize I work off dial-up & it takes 25-30 minutes to get the typical 2 minute vid - always worth the investment!) (kinda liked the tune,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,290
Posted By Mythic
no, havn't mounted the tera up yet, still have...

no, havn't mounted the tera up yet, still have alot of rubber to burn off that 908 shown in the pic. Thought about pulling the 908 off to run the T flex, but it seems like whenever I do that the used...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,290
Posted By Mythic
hmm, lot's of understandable confusion &...

hmm, lot's of understandable confusion & hopefully innocent misinformation in this thread (won't poke sticks though)

Willl say that the US version of the tire & only the US version of the type II...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,079
Posted By Mythic
Yeah proceedure sounds right, & no offense, but...

Yeah proceedure sounds right, & no offense, but it is a "new to you" bike right? Are you sure the choke is full on & not full off? The lever on the Keihin on the XR650R is not "intuitive" , esp...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By Mythic
If you are dealing with Honda the part numbers...

If you are dealing with Honda the part numbers are:
99101-357-xxxx for the main &
99105-MBN-xxxx for the "s" series idle jet.

Just put the jet size you're loooking for in the last 4 places of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,817
Posted By Mythic
Well, ringed chains don't need near the attention...

Well, ringed chains don't need near the attention a conventional chain does - so there's part of your answer.
Try using a chain wax rather than a petroleum based lube - never found a lube that...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,924
Posted By Mythic
I saw a pic of someone converted to supermoto...

I saw a pic of someone converted to supermoto with USD conversion that had cracked the downtube. Unfortunately I dont' remember what forum I saw that on else I'd post a link - sorry.

Was it from...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2009, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By Mythic
yup - a 10.5kg spring, so says the second set of...

yup - a 10.5kg spring, so says the second set of numbers.

Back when I 1st got my bike I tipped the scalzes at 215+/- & put a 10.5 on it which worked well for me at the time. I subsequently lost a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By Mythic
The price on the mod'd bike sounds fair to high...

The price on the mod'd bike sounds fair to high depending on condition considering the bling listed - the Scotts is nice, the rims are good, the suspension revalve is going to be hit or miss,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By Mythic
a little pavement is a relative term, but I run...

a little pavement is a relative term, but I run 13 & 10, f & r, all the time(which includes a lil bit of hwy here & there) on my XR if that helps :ricky
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,801
Posted By Mythic
well the price tag is really high, but you really...

well the price tag is really high, but you really don't know just how nice the hybrid helmets are untill you own one.

I ran with a Ball moto 8 & goggles for a long while & thought it was just...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By Mythic
wow - you can get a nice car & a 640Adv for a 990...

wow - you can get a nice car & a 640Adv for a 990 in Israel???
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,419
Posted By Mythic
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2008, 03:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,525
Posted By Mythic
size is something to take into consideration. ...

size is something to take into consideration.

I just bought the GL bag & I have to admit I havn't tried stuffing all the stuff I'd like to carry in it yet, but -
they aren't kidding when they...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 52,072
Posted By Mythic
and then they bitched & moaned about additional...

and then they bitched & moaned about additional land closures... :poser
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 52,072
Posted By Mythic
gee, I really hope this wasn't inside the park...

gee, I really hope this wasn't inside the park boundries :nono :loco
(might think about removing the pic from the web if it is:nod )
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,310
Posted By Mythic
oh come on... lightenup a bit :wink: Far be...

oh come on... lightenup a bit :wink:

Far be it from me to insult anyones tool making abilities, but please accept my most humble appologies if my off-handed, flipant comment offened you or your...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,441
Posted By Mythic
yeah sounds like the classic too much oil syndrome

yeah sounds like the classic too much oil syndrome
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,310
Posted By Mythic
lol I thought that as well when I 1st saw the...

lol I thought that as well when I 1st saw the reply - figured he offered to sell him his old crappy set of the socket mods or something like that :ricky
Forum: Trials 11-09-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,151
Posted By Mythic
It's a Scorpa - think of a comp chassis, but with...

It's a Scorpa - think of a comp chassis, but with a larger gas tank & a seat.


Glad to see someone else is still riding a Yamaha TY from time to time! Rare things - The only other one I've...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-09-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Mythic
Yes, nice day. Where is this? Can't read...

Yes, nice day.

Where is this? Can't read the map...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 676,350
Posted By Mythic
Quote: <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=4...

Quote:
<TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=4 width="100%" border=0><TBODY><TR><TD class=alt2 style="BORDER-RIGHT: 1px inset; BORDER-TOP: 1px inset; BORDER-LEFT: 1px inset; BORDER-BOTTOM: 1px...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,310
Posted By Mythic
go the 2 socket route - you don't need to cut the...

go the 2 socket route - you don't need to cut the end off one & weld a handle on - the one won't move significantly while you torque the other.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,702
Posted By Mythic
yeah, you just described a Trials bike... any...

yeah, you just described a Trials bike... any trials bike :nod
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,266
Posted By Mythic
you might take a look at the guy's from Giant...

you might take a look at the guy's from Giant loop's blog : http://giantloopmoto.blogspot.com/2008/09/daves-packing-tips-dualsport-adventure.html

It's a good list of what he thinks is neccesary....
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,738
Posted By Mythic
dang - those look truely massive. :tb What...

dang - those look truely massive. :tb

What do they measure out at? There's no spec that I saw in the product decription.
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,119
Posted By Mythic
typically the battery in D/S kits are to fulfill...

typically the battery in D/S kits are to fulfill the state DMV/license plate requirements that the lights (head & tail) operate for ____ minutes while the bike is not running.

Since you're...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,743
Posted By Mythic
wow~ now that's primative! They do claim a...

wow~ now that's primative!
They do claim a "compact design", but just a lens & reflector? :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Mythic
Send it here! I'll put it to good use on my XR...

Send it here!
I'll put it to good use on my XR :clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2008, 01:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,986
Posted By Mythic
Yeah, that "one stop" shopping at BRP is kinda...

Yeah, that "one stop" shopping at BRP is kinda mesmerizing :wink:

Everyone I've talked with tells me that a stabilizer is worth the money. I havn't stepped up yet, so have no personal experience...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,986
Posted By Mythic
I'm 6'3" with a relatively long reach (a generic...

I'm 6'3" with a relatively long reach (a generic "tall" long sleve shirt is usualy 1"+ short) & I'm fairly happy with this set up. I used the rule of thumb suggestion that when standing on the pegs,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2008, 04:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By Mythic
http://xr650r.us/ <<<check out PigPens site. He...

http://xr650r.us/ <<<check out PigPens site. He gives ya the straight poop on what "needs" to be done, & is one of many sources available to you on the net - Do a simple Google search & learn. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Mythic
Think this question is probably "relative". :evil...

Think this question is probably "relative". :evil

If you're running the stk size tank & live somewhere that a daytime high that just barely touches 80* & it's considered "sweltering", doing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By Mythic
I've been really impressed with the...

I've been really impressed with the quality/durability of Primary Drive chains. Best bang for the buck IMO. I've only seen them for sale through Rocky Mtn ATV/MC, though other places probably have...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Mythic
Yes. Did you have any other questions? ...

Yes.

Did you have any other questions? :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By Mythic
http://www.cv4.net/4moto/ = $327.37 :clap ...

http://www.cv4.net/4moto/ = $327.37 :clap

Don't think about it, buy them now! - before they change their minds! :evil
(they're listed in the "cooling accessories" section)
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Mythic
unless things have radically changed since I...

unless things have radically changed since I bought mine, it's the same stator, simply different wiring options with the dual output. (which you decide after you've got the stator in hand)

If you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2008, 03:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By Mythic
If you can deal with the ergonomics of the...

If you can deal with the ergonomics of the cockpit as delivered from Honda... Then I say the best "1st mod" is getting the right springs for your weight (& re-valving the forks & shock if that's in...
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