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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-11-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 126,551
Posted By srad600
Fun meet last night, I even got the bike home...

Fun meet last night, I even got the bike home before it got wet. :rofl
Forum: Racing 12-02-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,915
Posted By srad600
Interesting survey. Best of luck.

Interesting survey. Best of luck.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By srad600
If you haven't already, verify if both shops are...

If you haven't already, verify if both shops are talking apples - apples. For some a WP rebuild is to pull the cover, replace the impeller and seal, and done. For others, its impeller, seal, both...
Forum: Racing 11-14-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 211,886
Posted By srad600
Wow...the introductory paragraph of that article...

Wow...the introductory paragraph of that article is just brilliant. :rofl
Forum: Racing 10-15-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 211,886
Posted By srad600
Interesting. Given the speed delta between the...

Interesting. Given the speed delta between the medical/safety cars and the F1 cars, these two must have to run at their limit just so that the racing drivers can keep their tires "somewhat" warm. I...
Forum: Racing 10-06-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,484
Posted By srad600
Great news, this should be fun to watch...if I...

Great news, this should be fun to watch...if I can find it.

FWIW - Holy cow those are some gigantic pipes on the Ape's. They must be making some serious horsepower...:D
Forum: Racing 10-06-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 211,886
Posted By srad600
Horrifying crash...here's hoping for the best for...

Horrifying crash...here's hoping for the best for Jules. Just a thought, maybe that GIF should be clickable in order to see the sequence. I'd rather not have seen that personally.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By srad600
Disable the SAS in TuneECU first. Run the bike,...

Disable the SAS in TuneECU first. Run the bike, then pull the resistor. If you pull the resistor first, you will get a code even after trying to disable via Tuneecu.
Forum: Racing 09-19-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By srad600
There used to be a website one could use to...

There used to be a website one could use to connect with potential motorsports sponsors, I'm going by faded memory but I think it was "www.Sponsorhouse.com"...something like that. You created a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 50,535
Posted By srad600
I'm late to the party but this is a great read....

I'm late to the party but this is a great read. Thanks for posting. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 52,788
Posted By srad600
I got a single unit, and it also did not come...

I got a single unit, and it also did not come with a wall charger. I charge mine from a USB connection to my computer, and after short rides (a hour or less) it's usually blue with an hour of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By srad600
My shift lever will come loose in short order...

My shift lever will come loose in short order without locktite on the threads. I've never used locktite on a shift lever before, so the first time I took it off, I re-attached it without any...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,378,158
Posted By srad600
I understand there are a few in South San...

I understand there are a few in South San Francisco and at least one in Belmont, but I went with a DIY method (which I know isn't as good as a full interior/exterior coating). It's basically a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-08-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 132,556
Posted By srad600
Gotta say, this build is awesome, I appreciate...

Gotta say, this build is awesome, I appreciate the detail put into the posts. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 52,788
Posted By srad600
So I've had this unit (20s) for a while now, and...

So I've had this unit (20s) for a while now, and I've kept pretty quiet since most of the issues I've had have been addressed by many others. I just wanted to say good job to SENA for actually...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-06-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,378,158
Posted By srad600
Primed, painted and bolted up the reinforced...

Primed, painted and bolted up the reinforced subframe.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/06/87891682d481db74d1602a11aa00a84f.jpg

Cleaned, sanded, ceramic coated and re-installed exhaust...
Forum: Racing 09-04-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 211,886
Posted By srad600
Hilarious...and true (for my money). :D:rofl ...

Hilarious...and true (for my money). :D:rofl

Sorry all this anti-Hammy talk is getting very reminiscent of all the anti-Vettel talk of last year (and the year before that, and the year before...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,378,158
Posted By srad600
Not a Baja, I have a '12 standard. I've got...

Not a Baja, I have a '12 standard. I've got somewhere around 43k miles on it. As far as the subframe is concerned, I don't really know why. The bike has never been down hard, but I have carried a...
Forum: Vendors 08-31-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,680
Posted By srad600
Curious if you are still doing this? I just sent...

Curious if you are still doing this? I just sent you a PM. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,378,158
Posted By srad600
Got around to replacing the water pump seal,...

Got around to replacing the water pump seal, shaft, etc.… it's a good thing the seal failed when it did, because while I was down there I found that my rear subframe had broken completely off. The...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,092
Posted By srad600
Interesting, some seem to think this wear is odd....

Interesting, some seem to think this wear is odd. I've read on this board that these intervals are pretty standard. I've also spoken to some techs at my local dealer who also seem to think this is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,092
Posted By srad600
Wink Humm...Water Pump Delete? Anyone...

Water Pump Delete?


So I have a 2011-990A bought new in 2012. It’s been a great “do-it-all” bike over that time period with only the “standard” issues to deal with. So two years and 44K miles...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By srad600
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<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> A friend and I just did Baja a few months back on the 990’s, and it was great...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,266
Posted By srad600
There's a company in the US that makes what looks...

There's a company in the US that makes what looks like an identical product

http://www.bursigusa.com/

Sadly, the us stand has no plate for 990 Adventures AND appears to cost quite a bit more @...
Forum: Racing 08-22-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 211,886
Posted By srad600
That is a very cool video, love the infrared cam....

That is a very cool video, love the infrared cam. :deal
Forum: Racing 07-27-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 211,886
Posted By srad600
Now THAT was a race...wow. :freaky

Now THAT was a race...wow. :freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,810
Posted By srad600
This is my thinking as well. If the motors are...

This is my thinking as well. If the motors are good, and the motor mounts are good, then maybe there's are fracture somewhere in the frame creating the added vibration?

I have an XR650 with a...
Forum: Racing 07-26-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 211,886
Posted By srad600
Kinda hard to blow up a motor in one lap by...

Kinda hard to blow up a motor in one lap by driving hard though (at least it should be...)...just saying.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By srad600
I installed the BRP triples in December, and I've...

I installed the BRP triples in December, and I've now got about 11,000 miles on them. The triples came pre-assembled, so I didn't modify the rubbers. I can say that in that time I've felt no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,030
Posted By srad600
Not at all, my axle comes out with a light push....

Not at all, my axle comes out with a light push. Also, FYI, the bike already comes with a tool that does the job perfectly. In the stock tool kit there's a rounded rectangular extension for the axle...
Forum: Racing 07-21-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 211,886
Posted By srad600
Fixed...:thumb

Fixed...:thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By srad600
If only I could find that rear tank on their...

If only I could find that rear tank on their website....looks perfect.
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,162
Posted By srad600
PM sent, hope I'm not too late. :D

PM sent, hope I'm not too late. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-10-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,363
Posted By srad600
My 990 just turned two, and she's crossed 41,000...

My 990 just turned two, and she's crossed 41,000 miles and counting...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 47,614
Posted By srad600
I'm a bit late to the party, but this was a great...

I'm a bit late to the party, but this was a great read. Thanks for sharing. :freaky
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 126,551
Posted By srad600
That's right by my place, I'll try and drop in...

That's right by my place, I'll try and drop in myself.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-08-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,406
Posted By srad600
Aftermarket stuff is not outlawed, the systems...

Aftermarket stuff is not outlawed, the systems need to be certified...at a substantial cost to the manufacturer...which is why some manufacturers won't do it, which is why they cannot legally be sold...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-06-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19,137
Views: 7,861,374
Posted By srad600
Another day in northern CA...

Another day in northern CA http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/07/7usyte6a.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/07/a5u4eva2.jpg


...sent...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-30-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 277,693
Posted By srad600
There are some really great photos on this page....

There are some really great photos on this page. :thumb


One of mine, Mendocino County California.
http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r90/srad600/990/RidgeRoad_zps13a57168.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By srad600
I keep a record of every shim I've ever used and...

I keep a record of every shim I've ever used and track the measured gaps at the regular maintenance intervals. This way the next time a valve is out of spec, I know exactly what's in there already so...
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