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Forum: Vendors 10-20-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,517
Posted By beechhunter
+1 on large graphic back. Small in the front.

+1 on large graphic back. Small in the front.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8,453
Views: 461,637
Posted By beechhunter
All in good fun Porter. +1 on the tag? ...

All in good fun Porter.
+1 on the tag?
Heading out today on a shakedown run. I will be riding the Smoky Mountain 500 this weekend 2 up with my new bike. I find my self just staring at it out the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8,453
Views: 461,637
Posted By beechhunter
2 fiddy

Porter you need to come take a look at my GS.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1003821
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,378,769
Posted By beechhunter
Installed Time-Serts in engine support bracket. ...

Installed Time-Serts in engine support bracket.

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19,137
Views: 7,862,773
Posted By beechhunter
Installed Time-sert in engine support bracket....

Installed Time-sert in engine support bracket. Previous owner stripped them.


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,848
Posted By beechhunter
Update

The inmate recommendations were correct. New chain, sprockets and rear bearings installed. I went with OEM front 16T, Superlite rear 45T, DID 525 ZVMX Gold chain. All Balls bearings. I have ridden...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By beechhunter
24 and 27

When I took the bearings out, 24 and 27 were not touching in the hub. I distinctly remember taking a small punch and working 24 out. There was a small gap. Small enough to get a punch on the inner...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By beechhunter
990 Rear Cush Bearings

Do the cush bearings sit flush on each other? I pressed one bearing all the way to the bottom and the second bearing is just below the outer lip. There is a very small gap between the two, in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,848
Posted By beechhunter
Spacer?

I replaced the rear bearings yesterday and everything went quite smooth. Nothing unusual. I ran out of time and had to stop before I got to the sprocket. Well last night I was looking over the...
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By beechhunter
Speed bleeder

Why not speed bleeders. I have used them on several applications and they perform as advertised. No need for a vacuum. Just a quarter turn of the bleed screw and start squeezing the lever. No air no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-13-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,848
Posted By beechhunter
New Parts On The Way

As suggested, I ordered a big box of parts. Or rather a small box with big dollars. :D
OEM counter shaft sprocket 16T, Superlite 45T rear, All Balls bearing kit ( wheel and cush drive bearings),...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,848
Posted By beechhunter
Spacer?

Is there a spacer behind the front sprocket?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,848
Posted By beechhunter
Parts?

Where is the best place to source said parts? KTM Twins? Bike Bandit?
How hard is it to change the wheel bearings? I did this years ago on dirt bikes and farm equipment. I managed with a hammer most...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,848
Posted By beechhunter
Chains

The last bike I had with a chain was a KLR and it would do 10k + before needing these items. But it only had 30hp.:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,848
Posted By beechhunter
Chain and Sprockets

The guy I bought it from said the chain and sprockets had less than 5k. Normal for them to be that worn?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,848
Posted By beechhunter
KTM 990 Vibration/ Sprocket loose

Look at my post 9/22/14

I just picked up a "new to me" 2008 990 Adventure. When I met the seller for the initial inspection I was able to ride the bike <15 miles on curvy roads, near Suches GA....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8,453
Views: 461,637
Posted By beechhunter
Grad

Hey Grad,
Go ahead and grab the tag. It is to far with the amount of time I have today.
Good luck
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8,453
Views: 461,637
Posted By beechhunter
GA Ad Valorem

Fireman, I saw your post in another thread about the new Ad Valorem tax. I almost :topes when she told me $497. This will slow my bike swaps as well. Under the "new tax, I will have to keep my bike...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8,453
Views: 461,637
Posted By beechhunter
New Tag?

I have some free time today and was thinking of hitting the tag. Looking back over the last few pages and I can't determine the most recent tag. Could someone quote the pic I should be searching for?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,405
Posted By beechhunter
Split

+1 on the split. I am a new 990 owner and the 1190 stuff gets in the way of my research.
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 363,469
Posted By beechhunter
Scribed

In. :lurk
Looking forward to it and thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,187
Posted By beechhunter
North to Alaska

We awoke the next morning, ready to tackle my Dad's rough running bike. At this point things are getting pretty low in the Smith camp. A recap of the last 8 days goes like this, rider down on the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,187
Posted By beechhunter
Time to Finish

Reading the new RRs from the summer has inspired me to finish my report. For anyone that has completed a RR, Thank You. It is quite a commitment of time to share your story with the world. That...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,078
Posted By beechhunter
use

I use my tool kit frequently for routine items. Tire changes, caliper removal, tighten things up. Could be handy to know what's in there. In the event one of these marvelous machines leaves your ass...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By beechhunter
Throttle Cable

Roger is the winner. I advanced the throttle slowly while watching each side independently. The right side is definitely sticking. I removed the side cover and one of the fuel lines was pressing...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By beechhunter
Any ideas? Sent from my XT1080 using...

Any ideas?

Sent from my XT1080 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By beechhunter
32k +- miles Sent from my XT1080 using...

32k +- miles

Sent from my XT1080 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By beechhunter
I was blipping the throttle to keep it running. I...

I was blipping the throttle to keep it running. I don't know anyone with a 911 tool. If someone is willing I will be glad to meet them.

Sent from my XT1080 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By beechhunter
Throttle Cable

Checked those and all seems right.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By beechhunter
2002 R1150 GS Running Rough? Video

My dad's GS is running rough sometimes. The bike has been sitting some over the last few months. Cranked a few times a month but only 150 miles since October. I take the bike out for a ride Saturday...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,842
Posted By beechhunter
weight

I am not sure but they feel about the same. I have the 45L boxes. If I had to do it all over again I would get the 35L for a narrower stance.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8,453
Views: 461,637
Posted By beechhunter
Good Day to be Out and About

A good day today. A little over 200 miles round trip and 4 hrs on the bike. Equipment test day as well. I tried out my Bluetooth for my Starcom1 today, works great. I was able to chat with my brother...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By beechhunter
Replies

All the replies to this thread are just one of the many reasons I visit ADV. All the feedback has helped with my decision. Based on my current riding style, I plan to stick with the Starcom1 and add...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,187
Posted By beechhunter
Moving Along

We decided to push for Liard Hot Springs this day as I had a recommendation, from a lady in my home town, to check out the springs. The ride was long and fast with miles and miles of pine trees and...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By beechhunter
Pairing?

Once the Sena is initially paired with multiple devices is it necessary to re-pair each time the unit is powered on. I will pair the unit to another Sena unit, Droid, and Bluetooth enabled satellite...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By beechhunter
Continuous use

I understand the unit will operate all day or more while on "standby", the same goes for heavy conversation. My Chatterbox would do the same. I am more interested in "continuous use". Conversation...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By beechhunter
Sena Bluetooth Headset Users?

A few years ago I tried the Chatterbox Xb something. It worked as advertised but the batteries would die after a few hours of continuous music play. I sometimes put in long days in the saddle and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8,453
Views: 461,637
Posted By beechhunter
Looking Forward to It

Looking forward to the next tag. I have been busy the last couple of weeks and haven't been able to ride much. Unless commuting 300-600 miles per week counts as riding. :lol3 The best part of my day...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8,453
Views: 461,637
Posted By beechhunter
Power Up

This power dam could not handle the flood of 1994. Good luck. My favorite riding partner, my wife, sporting her new hi-viz lid. An early birthday present.
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8,453
Views: 461,637
Posted By beechhunter
It was an "Ideal" day indeed

Ideal Baptist Church

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