Winter Repairs, Mods and Upgrades

DAMN maintenance and repair thread; including Farkle Fests! :boohoo:
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Re: Winter Repairs, Mods and Upgrades

Post by mdubya » Mon Mar 17, 2008 9:01 pm

I heard Louge has been making serious upgrades to the big 950...

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Re: Winter Repairs, Mods and Upgrades

Post by Louge » Tue Mar 18, 2008 10:18 pm

RRob wrote:Maybe someday Lou and I will tell you the tale of "Area 51" sitting around a campfire... :kumbaya:
Me thinks there outta be an "Area 51" ride this year. :cheers:
mdubya wrote:I heard Louge has been making serious upgrades to the big 950...
THe 950 has seen some love this winter. :brows: She's heading to Tierra del Fuego and the Chile-Argentinian 'Dakar' next winter. :bandit:

WTF is up with these popcorn :popcorn: and lurker :lurker: clones¿?

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Re: Winter Repairs, Mods and Upgrades

Post by Rut Row » Wed Mar 19, 2008 7:38 am

Louge wrote:WTF is up with these popcorn :popcorn: and lurker :lurker: clones¿?
:shrug: Been drinking again, eh?
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Re: Winter Repairs, Mods and Upgrades

Post by Roadracer_Al » Fri Mar 21, 2008 4:10 pm

Heck yeah, parts in the mail rock.

Apparently, RRob & I have parts needs that were separated at birth. I also bought front sprockets and a shift lever, and have been giving new lighting some serious thought.

I'm wanting to completely do the suspension, but I'll probably do, at a minimum, the right springs for my seemingly ever-increasing weight. I'm currently trying to convince myself that I really DON'T need the Scotts steering damper with the new triple that works with the sub-mount.

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Re: Winter Repairs, Mods and Upgrades

Post by Bucho » Fri Mar 21, 2008 5:04 pm

I finally got new springs for the DR, was nice on the road, but REALLY nice at Greenridge last week. You can finally get both wheels off the ground w/out almost bottoming suspension on the landing.
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Re: Winter Repairs, Mods and Upgrades

Post by RRob » Fri Mar 21, 2008 10:08 pm

Roadracer_Al wrote:I'm currently trying to convince myself that I really DON'T need the Scotts steering damper with the new triple that works with the sub-mount.

I've heard they're great for headshake. And smoothing out the rough stuff. Definately cheaper than a crash. All the pros use them. Some say they're the best thing ever.

I'm not helping, am I?

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Re: Winter Repairs, Mods and Upgrades

Post by mdubya » Fri Mar 21, 2008 11:44 pm

Man that Ohlins is sexy...but steering dampers are for sissies. :lol2:
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Re: Winter Repairs, Mods and Upgrades

Post by Roadracer_Al » Sat Mar 22, 2008 11:09 am

No, Rob, you're not helping. :cheers:

Nubby, just paint me PUSSY PINK :lol8:

I'll be on 17" wheels and knobs, which is probably a recipe for disaster unto itself. Factor in that I haven't been dirt riding in oh, about a long fucking time, I'll solve the experience problem by throwing parts at it. :ugeek:

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Re: Winter Repairs, Mods and Upgrades

Post by mdubya » Sat Mar 22, 2008 12:32 pm

Roadracer_Al wrote:No, Rob, you're not helping. :cheers:

Nubby, just paint me PUSSY PINK :lol8:

I'll be on 17" wheels and knobs, which is probably a recipe for disaster unto itself. Factor in that I haven't been dirt riding in oh, about a long fucking time, I'll solve the experience problem by throwing parts at it. :ugeek:
For the price of one of those fancy steering dampers, you can buy a set of real dirt wheels for it! :brows:
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Re: Winter Repairs, Mods and Upgrades

Post by B DIRT » Mon Mar 24, 2008 6:25 pm

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