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Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2013, 02:00 PM
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Posted By Captain Nice
Can anyone recommend a good on-line overhaul...

Can anyone recommend a good on-line overhaul manual???
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26,642
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Posted By Captain Nice
Ima Moron

Last weekend I was trying to determine TDC by the straw-in-the-sparkplug-hole method (for a valve adjustment). EXCEPT I used a hard plastic chopstick. Well, about an inch of it broke off in the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26,642
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Posted By Captain Nice
Case Saver

Thanks gentlemen. It looks like one could be easily fabricated from some 1/4" steel stock.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26,642
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Posted By Captain Nice
Who's is this?

Who's is this?
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2011, 12:08 PM
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Posted By Captain Nice
Case Saver

So, what's the group's consensus on the best one. Thanks for any recommendations.
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26,642
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Posted By Captain Nice
Nothing for the 610!?!?

Nothing for the 610!?!?
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26,642
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Posted By Captain Nice
I was wondering if anyone else remembered that...

I was wondering if anyone else remembered that nonsense:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 19,466
Posted By Captain Nice
Looks like they MIGHT have finally fixed the...

Looks like they MIGHT have finally fixed the sh!tty short kickstand:baldy
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26,642
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Posted By Captain Nice
Fastways won't fit an '08...even the...

Fastways won't fit an '08...even the "universals". :(:
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2008, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Captain Nice
NO SH!T!!!!!:csm

NO SH!T!!!!!:csm
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2008, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Captain Nice
It doesn't appear anyone's replied to your post. ...

It doesn't appear anyone's replied to your post. PM me your address if you still need the pieces.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
Don't be silly. This is all in good fun (why do...

Don't be silly. This is all in good fun (why do you think I'm called Captain Nice?).:smile6
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
I'm in.:lurk

I'm in.:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
"The Letter"

Seven...aw, never mind. :wave
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
Thumbs down When was the buyout, last FALL? Sheesh. The 610...

When was the buyout, last FALL? Sheesh. The 610 buyers were hosed on this feature, intentionally or unintentionally - we'll never know. :tush We tried - it is what it is. Let's enjoy our bikes!
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
[quote]This entire issue was most likely a simple...

[quote]This entire issue was most likely a simple miscommunication in Italy with the supplier, Marzocci, specing the "cheapest" 45mm fork and not realizing the non adjustable comp option wasn't the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
Drop in a revalve, & a set of adjusters if you...

Drop in a revalve, & a set of adjusters if you will actually use em, most guys never do, even guys I race MX with, and move on. The BMW takeover is probably more pressing an issue, along with the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
"The Letter"

Six weeks... :wink: :ear :snore :csm :topes :ddog
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
Listening Husky?[/quote] Apparently, they...

Listening Husky?[/quote]

Apparently, they couldn't care less...:scratch
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
"The Letter"

Five weeks... :wink: :ear :snore :csm :topes
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
Thanks. Not yet - still have about 100 miles to...

Thanks. Not yet - still have about 100 miles to go before the first valve adjust - will probably drain the tank just to be sure.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2008, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Captain Nice
Buford, 1) I am pleasantly surprised how...

Buford,

1) I am pleasantly surprised how roadworthy the bike is. I have several street bikes but enjoy comuting on the 610 as well.
2) I've not needed any parts yet, but also see #4 below.
3)...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 26,642
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Posted By Captain Nice
Question Maxxis Tires

The apparent preference of those on this forum (and also my dealer) is the Dunlop D606 for dual-purpose use. Anyone have experience with the Maxxis M6006? (very economically priced) It's claimed to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
Yes sir. since April 5 (guess I need to fill out...

Yes sir. since April 5 (guess I need to fill out my profile...) Great bike. Sorry approach to customer service/satisfaction. :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
"The Letter"

Four weeks... :wink: :ear :snore :csm
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
Just to be clear, this is not directed at...

Just to be clear, this is not directed at Christian but at BM Cagusky. :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
The Letter

Three weeks...:wink: :ear :snore
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
Two weeks...:wink: :ear

Two weeks...:wink: :ear
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
"The Letter"

One week... :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
Christian, Thanks again for your work on...

Christian,

Thanks again for your work on "the letter". I felt a little discouraged to learn that Ed forwarded it to BMW NA - an organization that doesn't seem to place a particularly high...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
Never rode an '07, but my '08 forks are pretty...

Never rode an '07, but my '08 forks are pretty stiff (I'm 190# w/o gear).
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
A heartfelt thanks for your efforts on "the...

A heartfelt thanks for your efforts on "the letter". If I'm not mistaken, the '07 had a 6-speed tranny (not an '08 improvement).
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
Thanks for your valid input. The fact that...

Thanks for your valid input. The fact that they've suddenly changed the published specifications substantiates they know they have an issue. mrkartoom's point regarding the "silence" to date is the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
Even Suzuki's $5600 DRZ-400S has front adjustable...

Even Suzuki's $5600 DRZ-400S has front adjustable compression... :huh
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
I agree with mrkartoom, it's likely a supplier...

I agree with mrkartoom, it's likely a supplier (Marzocchi) screw-up. Why would Husky upgrade to FI and raise the MSRP only $99 and take away a simple suspension adjustment that would save peanuts? ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,970
Posted By Captain Nice
Thumbs down Thanks for beginning this thread. I picked up my...

Thanks for beginning this thread. I picked up my '08 610 on Saturday, and while I was aware of the compression adjustment controversy (the dealer was not), I didn't want to rattle Ed Perry's cage...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 26,642
Views: 3,771,728
Posted By Captain Nice
Should I?

I'm seriously considering an '08 TE 610 but can't seem to find info (details/photos/prices) on the optional "side paniers" and center stand. Can anyone help? Are these accessories new for '08? I hope...
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