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Forum: Beasts 05-03-2012, 09:11 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
Im sure he has access to a dyno and could map it...

Im sure he has access to a dyno and could map it at well.

Whats the name of your friend or his turbo business? My cousin is heavily involved in V-Twin turbos http://www.seanrayturbosystems.com/....
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2012, 07:14 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
Since throwing on a Leo exhaust and loading the...

Since throwing on a Leo exhaust and loading the arrow map, mine hasn't had the popping issue. Is it certain that the popping comes from the cat and not possibly the stock muffler in combination with...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2012, 04:57 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
I have a set of the seahorse 720's. I bought them...

I have a set of the seahorse 720's. I bought them over the pelicans (caribou) almost solely based on price. They work well for my needs (only do day or overnight excursions) but they might prove to...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2012, 07:51 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
Well sure, if you want to change out cams,...

Well sure, if you want to change out cams, intake, FULL exhaust, etc.. then you'd prob want to take it and have it dyno'd and custom mapped instead of installing the arrow map. I was under the...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2012, 07:34 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
I do understand that the intake, air filter, and...

I do understand that the intake, air filter, and exhaust together are only as good as the lowest denominator. However if what you say is true, why is there a arrow map available for those that swap...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2012, 04:41 PM
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Views: 1,193
Posted By shadygrady
It comes with a dimm/hella style power outlet...

It comes with a dimm/hella style power outlet under the handlebar. They make adapters for the cigarette style plug but not sure where you might find one local. The tank is steel.

Good luck and...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2012, 02:53 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
Prob has more to do with the smaller front...

Prob has more to do with the smaller front sprocket which I left out...my bad!

Never the less seems to run smoother.
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2012, 02:18 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
Here is a email quote I got from Leo Vince after...

Here is a email quote I got from Leo Vince after asking the question. "Yea I would recommend you do use the map for the Arrow system. Our system is very comparable."

I'm certainly dont know much...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2012, 08:39 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
Not sure if anyone caught this in another thread...

Not sure if anyone caught this in another thread http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2012/04/30/calif-man-sues-bmw-for-persistent-erection/

Those Beemer guys can be so wierd sometimes! :lol3
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2012, 01:34 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
I bought GIVI racks for the same reason as well...

I bought GIVI racks for the same reason as well as a set of fuerte cases...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2012, 03:11 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
Man.. that sucks!! Ditto on the voltage...

Man.. that sucks!!
Ditto on the voltage regulator! Big money here says you overloaded the GPS with too many volts.

Anyone else looking to do something similar...MAKE SURE YOU KEEP THE VOLTAGE...
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2012, 04:57 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
Cut out the CAT and put in on the dyno :wink:

Cut out the CAT and put in on the dyno :wink:
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2012, 01:03 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
Wouldn't the exhaust efficiency need to be...

Wouldn't the exhaust efficiency need to be factored in somehow?
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2012, 08:53 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
I apologize! I certainly wasn't trying to draw...

I apologize! I certainly wasn't trying to draw any overall conclusions. I just wanted to address the comment about the filter surface area vs filter element surface area. The original question was...
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2012, 08:01 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
With all things being the same (porosity of the...

With all things being the same (porosity of the filter material and surface area of the filter element as its flattened out), it would make sense to me that if one filter has the filter element...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2012, 06:43 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
You wouldn't but he's right. The K&N def has a...

You wouldn't but he's right. The K&N def has a smaller surface area than both stock and DNA filters

http://www.knfilters.com/images/m/TB-8011.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2012, 02:22 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
From my phone: ...

From my phone:
http://i639.photobucket.com/albums/uu117/kristopherpage/IMG_20120406_151407.jpg
http://i639.photobucket.com/albums/uu117/kristopherpage/IMG_20120406_151346.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2012, 07:55 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
I personally think the low fender is hideous and...

I personally think the low fender is hideous and takes away from the 'bad ass-ness' of the bike, but you might want to reconsider getting rid of the fender all together. That beak is prob not going...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2012, 07:26 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
I used a KTM brake hose guide and attached it to...

I used a KTM brake hose guide and attached it to the fender mounting bracket http://www.ktm-parts.com/60013025100.html

Here's where I got the idea:...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2012, 06:39 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
I think Mercury is right, at least from what I...

I think Mercury is right, at least from what I remember reading.

On a side note..what a pain in the a$$ it is to remove the tank in order to check it!
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2012, 08:27 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
I have always had success with the reverse bleed...

I have always had success with the reverse bleed method in the past. I used a vacuum the second time around with no luck again. I even took apart each banjo connection to check for line blockages....
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2012, 04:21 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
Brake bleed help needed!

I just finished changing out all my brake lines and have some questions about bleeding the brakes. I am aware that either a dealer or the "dealer tool" software is needed to bleed the ABS module,...
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2012, 03:02 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
Does the 'torque' android app or something...

Does the 'torque' android app or something similar work with this setup? Very cool, now just a need tuneECU app so maps can be loaded and adjustments made anywhere anytime :clap
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2012, 11:27 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
FYI...Looks like there are some new ECU maps...

FYI...Looks like there are some new ECU maps coming out soon! http://www.tuneecu.com/Tune_List.html
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2012, 05:43 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
That was the difficult part!! Here's the seller...

That was the difficult part!! Here's the seller and measurements I used ('type' refers to the banjo attachment):
...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2012, 12:51 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
An option if you already have the rack is to buy...

An option if you already have the rack is to buy the pelican cases or (what I did) buy seahorse cases (se-720 - $50/ea - lifetime warranty like Pelican)...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2012, 08:47 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
Better pics of the fender (and smaller!) ...

Better pics of the fender (and smaller!)
http://i639.photobucket.com/albums/uu117/kristopherpage/IMG_20120315_113433.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2012, 08:16 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
The fender is mounted to the lower triple tree,...

The fender is mounted to the lower triple tree, so it turns with the wheel. Basically a high fender mount but doesnt stick out past the beak when the wheel is pointed straight. We'll see how it works...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2012, 08:02 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
The key for break in, is to alter engine RPM's...

The key for break in, is to alter engine RPM's (changing speeds). This way the rings seat properly so there will be no compression leakage. Because tolerances are so close on new bikes/vehicles,...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2012, 07:21 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
Dual front brake lines

After watching the BMW crash video and reading about the incident http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=667236, I decided to try installing dual front brake lines myself. I ended up...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2012, 07:07 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
Thanks for the great link. Bookmarked! I...

Thanks for the great link. Bookmarked!

I agree! The best case would be to lower 1st gear and spread out 5th and 6th but thats way more work than I'm willing to put into it :D

Lowering a tooth...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2012, 09:31 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
Has anyone been successful in finding a 52 tooth...

Has anyone been successful in finding a 52 tooth rear sprocket yet? I dropped a tooth in the front but now my chain is too long. I'm hesitant to take the risk of breaking the chain and shortening it,...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2012, 11:40 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
Good idea with the baffle jblk! According to...

Good idea with the baffle jblk! According to tuneECU, that is the latest tune for the arrow for non-ABS bikes.

I just sent out some parts (handlebars, triple trees, hand rails, risers, etc..) to...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2012, 10:35 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
I recently loaded the latest tuneECU map for the...

I recently loaded the latest tuneECU map for the Arrow Exhaust and in the process I saved the current map from my bike (20629). To get to the point, my dealer as of Feb 2012 said that the last map I...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2012, 10:03 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
I would recommend buying a ODB cable (less than...

I would recommend buying a ODB cable (less than $20 on ebay) and use the TuneECU (free) program. It is an invaluable tool to have IMO! Just load TuneECU on a laptop and hook up the cable to your bike...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2012, 04:42 AM
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Posted By shadygrady
http://i639.photobucket.com/albums/uu117/kristophe...

http://i639.photobucket.com/albums/uu117/kristopherpage/relay2.gif This is the relay with power from the switch
http://i639.photobucket.com/albums/uu117/kristopherpage/relay1.gifThis is the relay...
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2012, 06:37 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
Who wants to be in sunny Australia when its 30...

Who wants to be in sunny Australia when its 30 degrees and raining in NY!

Send me a plane ticket and I'm on my way. I'll even pay for the relay :clap
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2012, 05:29 PM
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Posted By shadygrady
There are a bunch of little quirks/adjustments...

There are a bunch of little quirks/adjustments with the bike that I'm working through like everyone else, but my biggest issue is with the design of the passenger foot rests being welded to the...
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21,350
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Posted By shadygrady
Question #1 - No, that would be the easiest...

Question #1 - No, that would be the easiest solution but good luck finding one that is small enough, waterproof, and fits on your handlebars well.

Question#2 - 20amp inline fuse holder from any...
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21,350
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Posted By shadygrady
http://i639.photobucket.com/albums/uu117/kristophe...

http://i639.photobucket.com/albums/uu117/kristopherpage/IMG_20120301_163839.jpg

These are the only connectors that you def need. The other 2 connectors are your choice. I happened to use barrel...
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