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Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 07:04 AM
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Posted By jiggliemon
:uhoh

:uhoh
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By jiggliemon
Be careful torquing down any bolts threaded into...

Be careful torquing down any bolts threaded into your aluminum engine because you'll start striping things quick... Especially the valve cover bolts. I wouldn't torque anything yet until you can do...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2013, 09:01 AM
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Views: 525,643
Posted By jiggliemon
for bogey: ^^^ have you taken the tank off and...

for bogey: ^^^ have you taken the tank off and inspected the petcock yet? do that and take the petcock apart then stretch the spring a little bit. i bet it'll fix your problem
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,559
Posted By jiggliemon
Fixed

Fixed
Forum: Trip Planning 02-23-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,051
Posted By jiggliemon
For the same reason that I forgo wearing a fannie...

For the same reason that I forgo wearing a fannie pack: I'm too vain.
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,333
Posted By jiggliemon
Ahh... The mark of a true professional with...

Ahh... The mark of a true professional with ethics. "fuck it... It's not my problem". All jokes aside, I'd call a concrete contractor to do it right. I bet it isn't gonna be all that much $ compared...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,934
Posted By jiggliemon
That's two words... :lol3

That's two words... :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By jiggliemon
It'll be my fifth bike, I'm almost 40. Not the...

It'll be my fifth bike, I'm almost 40. Not the only current bike in my garage either... Maybe I wasn't clear about that. Plus i wont be doing hardcore offroad. Would like to do the translab highway...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 525,643
Posted By jiggliemon
Love my bandit

Just put a new delkevic exhaust system on mine... Headers mid pipe and muffler plus gaskets for just under 400 bucks. Good deal! Sound nicer than stock, no huge performance gains but it looks a lot...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By jiggliemon
Haha... Yeah I haven't tackled the entire dr...

Haha... Yeah I haven't tackled the entire dr thread yet but I'm makin progress. It'll be a second bike to go with a 2001 naked bandit 1200 I have. I've been wanting a dual sport for a while and I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By jiggliemon
Buying new dr650... Go for new old stock?

Hi there. I decided a little while back that i really want a dr650... My first dual sport. My dealer has a new dr650 for $5699 or a leftover 08 for $4899. I realize that tires will be old (they don't...
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 525,643
Posted By jiggliemon
i commute on my 01 b12 almost year round. mostly...

i commute on my 01 b12 almost year round. mostly highway. i'm usually in 3rd or 4th at highway speeds. the engine seems happier and more responsive at above 5000 rpm. i mean shit... it doesnt even...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 525,643
Posted By jiggliemon
Gearing

Anybody with a b12 drop a tooth on the rear sprocket? I'm due for a chain/sprocket replacement and was thinking of getting a 44 tooth for the rear :ear
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 525,643
Posted By jiggliemon
if your petcock is leaking then i bet you just...

if your petcock is leaking then i bet you just need to take it apart and stretch the spring that is inside of it then put it all back together... takes like 20 min. this spring compresses when a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,546
Posted By jiggliemon
ohhh and as far as not adjusting valves goes.......

ohhh and as far as not adjusting valves goes.... really??? do you guys not do preventative maintenance on bikes you plan on keeping for a long time? my bike runs MUCH better after a valve...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,546
Posted By jiggliemon
yeah... my bandit is still ok... it's just over...

yeah... my bandit is still ok... it's just over 10yrs old and i have the new bike itch. i actually like the bmw r1200r. easy maintenance on that one? i've thought about the fz1 too but do they have...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,546
Posted By jiggliemon
I don't know about those buell recommendations...

I don't know about those buell recommendations since they don't make them anymore... But I do love a sportster based bike. I loved the roadsters they used to have... I like the xr1200 too but it's a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,546
Posted By jiggliemon
Forgot the obligatory: I'm 6' even. About...

Forgot the obligatory: I'm 6' even. About 200lbs. Normal xl size dude. Plus... I don't mind maintenance frequently so long as I can do it myself.
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,546
Posted By jiggliemon
New bike with DIY maintenance capability?

I'm shopping for a new bike. I currently ride a 2001 bandit 1200 naked model and want something similar. I do all my own maintenance mostly... including valve adjustments in addition to...
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,554
Posted By jiggliemon
fwiw... i fixed it. it was worn out caps on the...

fwiw... i fixed it. it was worn out caps on the carb's vacuum nipples. i had checked that they were on there originally but i didn't actually pull them off to check them out. when i did i saw that...
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,554
Posted By jiggliemon
could the cam chain be too lose you think? i was...

could the cam chain be too lose you think? i was going to do a valve adjustment soon... just waiting for new gaskets to come in. i can check it then. i'll have to look at the haynes manual i have...
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,554
Posted By jiggliemon
Bluhduh i'll check for an air leak tonight and report...

i'll check for an air leak tonight and report back. hopefully it's something easy to fix....
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,554
Posted By jiggliemon
loud ticking noise!? bike stalled and now runs poorly

hi and thanks in advance for any help. i have a 2001 bandit 1200 that is making a loud ticking noise... i think its coming from the carbs but i could be wrong. it started gradually... a few weeks...
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