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Forum: Beasts 08-11-2012, 07:16 AM
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Posted By XRWilly
Hi everyone. I just picked up my 2012 at Barneys...

Hi everyone. I just picked up my 2012 at Barneys Motorsports in Brandon, Florida yesterday afternoon. Rode it home so it has 12 miles so far, raised the screen to the high position this morning,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Having just wrapped a 36 day, 12,000 mile road...

Having just wrapped a 36 day, 12,000 mile road trip (on my S10), I figured the little green guy needed some attention. A few fotos from Green Swamp yesterday for your enjoyment…
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Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,675
Posted By XRWilly
Thanks for sharing your road trip report! ...

Thanks for sharing your road trip report!

Great report too. Sounds like you had a great time.

The FZ6 is a fun bike to ride but, having one, I know what you mean about that seat! :(:
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9,029
Views: 1,885,480
Posted By XRWilly
Moab, Utah! ...

Moab, Utah!

http://i746.photobucket.com/albums/xx103/lscgroup/Yukon%20Ho%202012/1848.jpg

It's a little on the warm side here...
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Forum: Beasts 07-13-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9,029
Views: 1,885,480
Posted By XRWilly
How about one from the Cassiar Highway... ...

How about one from the Cassiar Highway...

http://i746.photobucket.com/albums/xx103/lscgroup/Yukon%20Ho%202012/1773.jpg

That Cassiar is a great road.

I'm in Smithers, B.C. today getting my...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9,029
Views: 1,885,480
Posted By XRWilly
Haha! Awesome!

Haha! Awesome!
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9,029
Views: 1,885,480
Posted By XRWilly
Another dirty Tenere on the Dalton… ...

Another dirty Tenere on the Dalton…

http://i746.photobucket.com/albums/xx103/lscgroup/Yukon%20Ho%202012/1706.jpg

http://i746.photobucket.com/albums/xx103/lscgroup/Yukon%20Ho%202012/1708.jpg
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Forum: Beasts 07-05-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9,029
Views: 1,885,480
Posted By XRWilly
Some shots along a creek bed just east of Delta...

Some shots along a creek bed just east of Delta Junction, Alaska.

http://i746.photobucket.com/albums/xx103/lscgroup/Yukon%20Ho%202012/1574.jpg
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Forum: Beasts 07-02-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9,029
Views: 1,885,480
Posted By XRWilly
Near Surprise Lake in north British...

Near Surprise Lake in north British Columbia...yesterday.

http://i746.photobucket.com/albums/xx103/lscgroup/Yukon%20Ho%202012/1451.jpg

I think the Surprise was all the dang snow on July 1....
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
That Sherpa looks pretty good. Interesting...

That Sherpa looks pretty good. Interesting color…gun metal grey? I like it. We’ve been through this before that prices can be very different region to region, particularly on a bike that doesn’t pop...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9,029
Views: 1,885,480
Posted By XRWilly
Super Tenere on the Dragon. Sorry, no dirt...

Super Tenere on the Dragon.

Sorry, no dirt on this trip…but riding on roads with curves is sort of an Adventure if you’re from Florida....
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
I think that wider design is going to make a big...

I think that wider design is going to make a big difference compared to the narrow stocker. Looks great. I look forward to hearing how it works out after you've put some miles on it. In a world of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
The Jekle rejet approach (photo, suggestions,...

The Jekle rejet approach (photo, suggestions, step-by-step) can be accessed in the Yahoo! Group. Here’s the LINK...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
:D No worries. Runnin' is what matters.

:D No worries. Runnin' is what matters.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
There’s a list of troubleshooting items in the...

There’s a list of troubleshooting items in the back of the Service Manual for no/weak spark. Do you have that? While you’re waiting for the new coil, maybe start checking your circuits with a circuit...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Based on what the Service Manual says, the US...

Based on what the Service Manual says, the US display and the Canadian/Euro displays are different parts and don't change back and forth between miles and kilometers. Plus I messed around with it a...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9,029
Views: 1,885,480
Posted By XRWilly
I’m currently looking at other bash plates. I...

I’m currently looking at other bash plates. I bought the factory plate used some time back from another member to hold me over while getting used to the bike in the soft florida sandbox. Obviously,...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9,029
Views: 1,885,480
Posted By XRWilly
My contribution… These photos of my Super10...

My contribution…

These photos of my Super10 were taken April 21 in the desert just North of Langtry, Texas near the Mexican Border (home of the infamous Judge Roy Bean) on the 2-day, 600 mile...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
On those VPS hand guards, I was looking at those...

On those VPS hand guards, I was looking at those today and remembered there's another way to fit those. If you wanted, you could cut a chunk out of the plastic guard so it doesn't interfere with the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2012, 05:39 AM
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Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Congrats! Post up on the seat when you get it and...

Congrats! Post up on the seat when you get it and have tried it out. I'd be interested in something a little more permanent in the seat area...rather than pads I currently use.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Congrats on the SS, matteblack! I have the...

Congrats on the SS, matteblack!

I have the VPS hand guards on my 2009 that I also got from TT. I actually like them quite a bit. They were a little finicky to mount as they all seem to be in my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
I got these cheap extenders off eBay. 30mm up,...

I got these cheap extenders off eBay. 30mm up, 35mm out. Different sizes were available and some were adjustable iirc. They don't vibe any worse than on the bar; a little loctite helped. Make sure...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
I try and get 130 miles (209 kilometers) out of...

I try and get 130 miles (209 kilometers) out of each tank. Based on my average mileage though, the math gets me to 156 miles (251 kilometers) for a full tank, but I’ve never tested how much of the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Congrats on the SS Paul! The float bowl...

Congrats on the SS Paul!

The float bowl screws are 4mm, 12mm shaft length, with 0.7 thread pitch.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Here's a crappy scan of the test out of the...

Here's a crappy scan of the test out of the Service Manual. Wish I had an electronic copy. Keep in mind this is out of the Service Manual for the G Model, so if you see something wildly different it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Cool pics! :clap

Cool pics! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Do you have a shop manual? On page 14-42 there’s...

Do you have a shop manual? On page 14-42 there’s a test procedure for the liquid-crystal-display. It’s a pretty straight forward test involving wiring the digital meter to the battery, using certain...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Congrats! Sounds like you've got a lot of fun...

Congrats! Sounds like you've got a lot of fun family riding ahead. I've always liked the TW...cool bike.

I'm about through my OE Trailwings. The Pirelli's are looking pretty good.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Congrats on getting the SS Clint. It's a fun...

Congrats on getting the SS Clint. It's a fun little bike. :clap

On that fender, a couple of us have gone with the shorty supermotard fender, like the universal UFO. They look nice, don't whip...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
I’d agree with her that those screens don’t help...

I’d agree with her that those screens don’t help the looks of the bike, but on a long ride I’ll bet they work pretty good. Wish I’d had one a couple months ago when I took off on a 750 mile trip on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Congrats and tell your wife congrats too! I...

Congrats and tell your wife congrats too!

I don’t know that there’s anything significant that needs attention with the Sherpa relative to other motorcycles. It’s a rugged and versatile all-around...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Hello John and congrats on the SS. Sounds like it...

Hello John and congrats on the SS. Sounds like it may be a bit of a project bike. Sorry, I can’t help with the parts, but I do have a thought. Before sourcing the grabbers, signals and maybe the rear...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
I don’t own both bikes, but I was thinking that...

I don’t own both bikes, but I was thinking that perhaps deducting the ground clearance from the seat height may give you some indication of the measure from seat to peg. Using the 2007 model KLX…
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Like eepeqz says…Fuel+Air+Fire+Compression=Vroom....

Like eepeqz says…Fuel+Air+Fire+Compression=Vroom. Take ‘em one at a time.

On that sound clip, not sure I’m hearing an engine churning and turning over…just the starter motor spinning. Is the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
I tripped over a neat product for lubing the...

I tripped over a neat product for lubing the cables called EZ Glider Cable Lubricator (http://ezglidercablelube.com). As you can see in the photo, it’s simply a small syringe filled with motor oil...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
That's how I got my 09 last April. Congrats!

That's how I got my 09 last April. Congrats!
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Good luck on the sale. I see that you...

Good luck on the sale.

I see that you insulated the pipe. Looks good but I understand that can cause the fuel-air mix to run leaner, a condition the SS seems to already possess and most of us have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Yeah, I think you’ll find some folks here who...

Yeah, I think you’ll find some folks here who think that too. http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af328/XRWilly/Z-Miscellaneous/icon_smile.gif

Welcome.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Sorry you’re selling… I like that TCI...

Sorry you’re selling…

I like that TCI screen. From what I can see though, it wouldn’t fit with risers installed.

…good luck with the sale.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 811,457
Posted By XRWilly
Congrats! Don't keep us waiting too long on...

Congrats!

Don't keep us waiting too long on the pics. :clap
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