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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 80,111
Posted By Faustus
Hey man, was great meeting you and swapping...

Hey man, was great meeting you and swapping tales!

Appreciate all the positive feedback, I'm having a blast getting everyone on the road and making new friends!

Ride safe-

El Swap-O Santiago
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By Faustus
Straps, heat and lots of lube. Ive even used...

Straps, heat and lots of lube. Ive even used starter fluid. I swap a lot of tires though so I just picked this bead seater up...5 gal up to 145psi dumped at once:evil. Instant results.
...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,545
Posted By Faustus
Forgot to mention I bought the machine "used" and...

Forgot to mention I bought the machine "used" and paid half of retail. It still has the factory grease!

My compressor is a old school Speedaire 3hp 3cyl 55gal that i picked up for $65....didnt ask...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,545
Posted By Faustus
Do what I did. Pop for a nice changer and now I...

Do what I did. Pop for a nice changer and now I swap for $25/wheel mount and balance off the bike....this little side gig is slowly picking up and it's easy when you have the right tool for the job. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-28-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 80,111
Posted By Faustus
Roger that, hit me up anytime! Santiago

Roger that, hit me up anytime!

Santiago
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-27-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 80,111
Posted By Faustus
Thanks! Yeah I'm a bit out of your way but I...

Thanks!

Yeah I'm a bit out of your way but I have great hours since I swap tires out of my garage. M-F evenings and anytime on the weekends. I am located in the Mill Creek area.

$25/wheel off...
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,920
Posted By Faustus
I charge guys $25/wheel off the bike for a...

I charge guys $25/wheel off the bike for a mount/balance....not many complaints.

http://motonut.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-8RdL4vN/0/M/CA_07201422535502-M.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By Faustus
GSA tpms stock sensor replacment

Ok so I was swapping a rear on a friends bike and the tpms snapped off as the second bead came off the rim....damnit.

What is the stock part number? Trying to find one asap...

Thanks -
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By Faustus
BMW tps sensor needed Seattle area

Swapping some tires and the tps sensor broke off when the second bead slid off the rim....damnit.

Anyone have a spare tps sensor lying around that they would part with for some $$$ so I can get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 80,111
Posted By Faustus
Thanks man! More porn... ...

Thanks man!

More porn...
http://motonut.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-K56RBQR/0/M/CA_06011413332340-M.jpg

No need to remove sprockets, rotors or pulleys......
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-12-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 80,111
Posted By Faustus
No problem! Ride safe man and thanks for swinging...

No problem! Ride safe man and thanks for swinging by and giving my machine a chance to get you back on the road:D

Santiago
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 80,111
Posted By Faustus
Tire removal/install in Mill Creek

Just picked up a nice tire machine to swap tires out of my garage.

http://motonut.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-TS7ztG6/0/M/CA_04101419272526-M.jpg
Hofmann Monty 1520emx...oh yeah!
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-18-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8,767
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,208,702
Posted By Faustus
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,254
Posted By Faustus
Here ya go, my 950 next to my buddies fully laden...

Here ya go, my 950 next to my buddies fully laden gsa on our return from Deadhorse.

http://motonut.smugmug.com/photos/331391504_NqmD2-M.jpg

The GSA went down on the Dalton...while the 950 saw...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Faustus
Heya ridewest! Thanks for your response. Well...

Heya ridewest! Thanks for your response. Well it looks like all is good with the pump so no worries......except my bike is still runnin piss poor with sputtering, hesitating and stalling.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Faustus
Disregard....installed the facet pump and all is...

Disregard....installed the facet pump and all is good:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Faustus
Fuel pump woes

Ok so I my bike started bucking, hesitating and cutting off whenever I try giving throttle...as if it was leaning itself out.

Canisterectomy has been done by the man head2wind. I've checked all...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,302
Posted By Faustus
Very true...although I did just that last summer....

Very true...although I did just that last summer. Two weeks, Seattle to PB and back. Averaged 400-500, one long day of 800 or so. I grew up in north pole and squarebanks so I knew what i wanted to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,872
Posted By Faustus
Call Walt at Seattle Cycle Center in Montlake...

Call Walt at Seattle Cycle Center in Montlake Terrace. Bout 20 bucks a wheel...you dispose of the old rubber. He took over for George Dean a few years back, great local service guy and quick turn...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3,241
Views: 295,507
Posted By Faustus
Yo Steven was great to meet up with you and...

Yo Steven was great to meet up with you and John_L out there...I didn't get any photos but Faceman did get some video footage that I need to edit...a sort of collage of log crossing attempts of...
Forum: Alaska 03-20-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,346
Posted By Faustus
Saw this guy on the TOW in '06, him and his buddy...

Saw this guy on the TOW in '06, him and his buddy were pulling trailers all the way from Tejas...

http://motonut.smugmug.com/photos/95023380_T5s3B-L.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,226
Posted By Faustus
FYI I rode to PB last summer. I rode with a...

FYI I rode to PB last summer. I rode with a Scorpian rear on the way up....Karoo 2 on the front made it there and back. In Fairbanks I swapped to a 908 on the rear for the Haul Rd. and it got me...
Forum: Alaska 03-08-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Faustus
My cell worked at both Stewart and Hyder. Stayed...

My cell worked at both Stewart and Hyder. Stayed at the SeaAlaska Inn....cheap and staggering distance after getting hyderized:freaky. Not sure about internet though...

Don't forget to dine at...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-02-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,798
Posted By Faustus
Well what you didn't see didn't...

Well what you didn't see didn't happen:augie:lol3.

And if it makes you feel better I lost my spare set of keys...beer and dinner to anyone that finds a ktm key with a red givi key. Pretty sure it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-01-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,798
Posted By Faustus
Why didn't I think of it then, yup check the...

Why didn't I think of it then, yup check the kickstand switch....I hit a big rock on mine and she cut out immediately when I first took her offroad. Can't remember which wires but you'll see it is a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-01-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,798
Posted By Faustus
Good riding with you fellas today and a big...

Good riding with you fellas today and a big thanks to Beelzabob for the tour:clap.

Now I just need a smaller bike for the tight stuff and a big ramp to get on the other side of that washout:D
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Forum: Alaska 02-28-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,982
Posted By Faustus
The room rate includes meals and after a great...

The room rate includes meals and after a great ride a hot meal, shower and a soft bed is well worth it. Breakfast in the morning and pack a sandwich for the road.

We were up on the 4th last year...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-21-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,367
Posted By Faustus
Great ride and good to meet up with quite a few...

Great ride and good to meet up with quite a few fellow riders!

Few pics from today...

Meeting at Skagit PS
http://motonut.smugmug.com/photos/478109137_ev5BM-XL.jpg

First stop......
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,367
Posted By Faustus
I"ll just meet you and anyone else there off of...

I"ll just meet you and anyone else there off of 128th. Weather is looking good:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-17-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,367
Posted By Faustus
I'll be there as well...see you fellas there. ...

I'll be there as well...see you fellas there.

Be riding up from Mill Creek if anyone else wants to ride up together....

Cheers-

Santiago
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,886
Posted By Faustus
Well David may not have the best choice in bikes,...

Well David may not have the best choice in bikes, but his product is top shelf.

Took him about five minutes to install. I really dig the option to adjust the mounting to compensate for luggage...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-09-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By Faustus
Faceman has done some long days in the saddle on...

Faceman has done some long days in the saddle on a KLR (1k+)...he just didn't like it much after that:D.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,886
Posted By Faustus
Was good to meet you David and am glad I could...

Was good to meet you David and am glad I could help.

Very impressive setup here fellas. I wish I had this set up for my trip to ak last summer. It allows for all sorts of vertical and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-06-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,757
Posted By Faustus
Congrats :clap

Congrats :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By Faustus
I'm interested...just can't say 100%.

I'm interested...just can't say 100%.
Forum: Vendors 02-01-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,041
Posted By Faustus
Great class! Thanks for putting it all together!...

Great class! Thanks for putting it all together! Got home and with a few extra hands we set the sag on the bikes and then went out for a little test ride :eek1 wow what a difference. I had my forks...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-25-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,757
Posted By Faustus
Hater....what's not to love? ...

Hater....what's not to love?

http://motonut.smugmug.com/photos/392781025_QqXj3-L.jpg

BTW, not my bike at Skagit....I love the beast too much to even think about getting rid of her:ricky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-25-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By Faustus
Have a set on my katoom and love them! Also...

Have a set on my katoom and love them! Also great customer service:clap
Forum: Orange Crush 01-25-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,951
Posted By Faustus
Rode to Deadhorse this past summer. No problems...

Rode to Deadhorse this past summer. No problems with the big Katoom the whole trip. Not as comfy as the Wing I'm sure, especially two up but I wouldn't expect as many mile eating grins either:D
...
Forum: Americas 01-23-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,623
Posted By Faustus
:nod 41 miles south of PB this past summer,...

:nod

41 miles south of PB this past summer, my buddy on the GSA1200 lost control and went down but was still able to ride. My 950 ran like a top...just gas and GOOOOOOOO!!!

I ran a karoo 2 on...
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