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Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
I'm no guru but I think I'll be a guinia pig and...

I'm no guru but I think I'll be a guinia pig and leave mine out. I favor that risk versus my engine grenading. Actually I remembered back a couple years to a weird incident and I'm wondering if mine...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
Ok all this failed screen talk now has me...

Ok all this failed screen talk now has me officially paranoid. I will pull mine out before my next ride and either reinforce the end caps by TIG welding or just 86 it all together. I guess after...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-02-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 26,509
Views: 5,155,008
Posted By SilverBullet
If you order from Bikebandit they are $292 to...

If you order from Bikebandit they are $292 to your door after AMA discount and reward bucks. For 2013 and before $304, higher due to the heat controller not integrated into bike I guess. Still very...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26,509
Views: 5,155,008
Posted By SilverBullet
So no separate heat controller is required for...

So no separate heat controller is required for this install? You select heat level and on/off with the dash controls?

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 26,509
Views: 5,155,008
Posted By SilverBullet
I also don't like a separate switch for driving...

I also don't like a separate switch for driving lights. But what I like is to wire them into the low beams. Properly aimed low beams plus driving lights are much better lighting than high beams only...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-19-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 26,509
Views: 5,155,008
Posted By SilverBullet
How do you clean the bugs and road scum off the...

How do you clean the bugs and road scum off the headlight with this mounted? Is the standoff enough to get your hand underneath to clean?

I think I saw another brand that had a quick release latch...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-17-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 63,190
Posted By SilverBullet
If he wanted everything that a GSA has then he...

If he wanted everything that a GSA has then he should have bought one. If he wanted a nice bike that he could equip to his needs and doesn't kill the budget then the Super Turd is a good choice. I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
BMW lenses fit our bike but they only come in...

BMW lenses fit our bike but they only come in clear/smoke color so you'll need to buy an amber bulb as well. Husky only sells the entire turn signal stalk assembly. But last I checked price...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
Another more affordable option is the Nomad Rider...

Another more affordable option is the Nomad Rider Venture bag. Same size and similar quality to GL for $200 less. I bought mine when they first came out a couple years ago along with a tank bag, both...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
Before buying parts ride it some more. When I...

Before buying parts ride it some more. When I test rode your bike I found nothing wrong with the brakes other than a slight buzz noise. But I was doing hard braking at speed and later the owner said...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
The plastic roller on my stock chain guide wore...

The plastic roller on my stock chain guide wore out around 10k miles. Cost me a whopping $1.99 from Hall's to replace it. I also did the bearings at the same time and now 18k+ miles and still doing...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
For anyone interested in this bike I can attest...

For anyone interested in this bike I can attest to it being in solid shape without issue. I have thoroughly checked it out and test rode it for another member here. It didn't sell to that member only...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
And this thread also stays void of bashing,...

And this thread also stays void of bashing, bickering and name calling. Very untypical of ADVrider. You really do meet the nicest people on a Husky.

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Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
Brake pads, both front and rear on the TE are...

Brake pads, both front and rear on the TE are identical to my KTM300 and many more. Hydraulic clutch master cylinder and actuator identical also.

Spark plug is identical to my V-Strom.

Battery...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 287,263
Posted By SilverBullet
I guess you've been lost in the jungle too long....

I guess you've been lost in the jungle too long. Nobody here knows you are laughing with that, better type lol or hahaha next time. :wink: 555

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Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
I saw that already but how do you know reserve is...

I saw that already but how do you know reserve is $5k? I didnt see it stated anywhere only starting bid is $4.9k and reserve not yet met.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 287,263
Posted By SilverBullet
A 300 is a great bike for SHNF. You don't really...

A 300 is a great bike for SHNF. You don't really need all the power but as long as you have good throttle control all that unused power in reserve doesn't hurt anything.

For your family rides I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
Expect a similar drop in mpg that a small car...

Expect a similar drop in mpg that a small car would see, approx 15-20%.

The Wing gets 40 mpg so pulling the bike and trailer I wouldn't expect more than 35 mpg. Plenty of newer small cars that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
I guess ugly is relative also. If you saw it in...

I guess ugly is relative also. If you saw it in person you would be impressed. Not as sexy looking as the stock tank but it does look good. And IMO looks better than stacking or strapping a couple...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
Expensive is relative though. Just be glad you...

Expensive is relative though. Just be glad you dont own a KTM 690 as the Safari for that bike is $100 more than ours.

$636.50 for a Safari tank w/locking gas cap delivered to your door is an...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
Cable is a standard USB, it is the custom adaptor...

Cable is a standard USB, it is the custom adaptor plug (with internal electronics) to TE630 diagnosis connector that is special. It costs $150 because Mikuni/Husqvarna charges >$500 so someone has...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,650
Posted By SilverBullet
Why not keep the DR as is and pick up a cheap...

Why not keep the DR as is and pick up a cheap street bike instead. Here's one for $800, bet $600-$700 would take it home, a little carb work and its probably good to go....
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
BRP/Scotts submount is the only one I'm aware of...

BRP/Scotts submount is the only one I'm aware of at ~$550, ouch! I did get a 20% off coupon from my buddy at LAB2V so that's why I have it on my radar before the coupon expires end of this year. Both...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
Yep it is really that easy. Do it first and...

Yep it is really that easy. Do it first and you'll probably find no reason to buy a JD tuner or PC-5. Both of those are add-ons to stock ECU so something else possible to go wrong also. Early back in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
+1 Exactly, we're out riding and no need to go...

+1
Exactly, we're out riding and no need to go into lengthy banter back and forth about this mod and that mod like other bikes. Of course always a few non essential things that can be done. I would...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
Bikebandit.com p/n is 1406591, plug that into...

Bikebandit.com
p/n is 1406591, plug that into search bar and it will come up. Click on "order without fitment" as their application chart doesnt have the TE630 loaded. $31.50 after AMA discount,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-22-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 49,786
Posted By SilverBullet
I couldnt find a promo code that worked either...

I couldnt find a promo code that worked either and since nobody posted anything new on this thread here is what I did. I called Spot and politely explained I know they have codes available at times...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-18-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 49,786
Posted By SilverBullet
Did you find a code that works yet? Anybody else?...

Did you find a code that works yet? Anybody else?

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Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 287,263
Posted By SilverBullet
Actually looks very clean to me. Just not...

Actually looks very clean to me. Just not polished and photos not focused well.



Christini FWD. Notice also in last picture the extra sprocket and chain that comes up the frame and under gas...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-22-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,805
Posted By SilverBullet
My guess is that price was for wheel on the bike...

My guess is that price was for wheel on the bike and if so is very reasonable. Also consider about $10 of that is sales tax and recycling fee. Most shops would be $85 or higher. Take your wheel off...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4,127
Views: 471,693
Posted By SilverBullet
But you said you couldn't locate any? SBG is...

But you said you couldn't locate any? SBG is correct, they are still available from Suzuki. I bought a complete set for my '91 two years ago. If you find some used ones on Ebay the price wont be that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
So +1hp over your bike with Power Commander? or...

So +1hp over your bike with Power Commander? or prior to your mapped PC?




Yes, M4 x 0.7mm is what you need.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
You could drop an easy 20+ lbs by going to a...

You could drop an easy 20+ lbs by going to a single FMF exhaust and a Li-Ion battery.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 287,263
Posted By SilverBullet
Not on your list but I have a reed valve that the...

Not on your list but I have a reed valve that the PO removed. Looks still good to my eyes.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
Thanks. My search didn't find it because I wasn't...

Thanks. My search didn't find it because I wasn't putting in the dash. Still don't know why I got unsubscribed though.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
TE610 thread

Anybody know what happened to the TE610 thread? My subscribed link is no longer showing up and I searched and can't find it. Did they merge it into this thread? Many things in common with our TE630's...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 26,762
Views: 3,826,377
Posted By SilverBullet
Maybe not, mine looks like that also but it's not...

Maybe not, mine looks like that also but it's not black it's blue. Flushed with the best value in high quality brake fluid you can buy.
ATE Super Blue...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
No fuel gauge only a low fuel warning light. When...

No fuel gauge only a low fuel warning light. When it comes on you have about 25 mile range only so better head straight for a petrol station. Or if you're in the outback riding alone better to use...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,477
Views: 755,611
Posted By SilverBullet
That is a radical design compared to anything...

That is a radical design compared to anything else I've seen thus far. I will be welding mine soon and planned to do the standard gusset plates but this would be nearly 2X the strength I bet. I might...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 26,762
Views: 3,826,377
Posted By SilverBullet
I look at it more like the bike needs nothing but...

I look at it more like the bike needs nothing but a rider. Selling a bike with current tags, inspection and all maintenance current including an oil change if needed means the new buyer shouldn't...
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