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Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19,002
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Posted By Seth S
I am running the mecasystem riser on one of my...

I am running the mecasystem riser on one of my bikes which is 65mm higher. I have the throttle flipped upside down.

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Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
I dont have a part number....but I have to pull...

I dont have a part number....but I have to pull the suspension at some point and I can take a look when I do. A friend had a pile of shocks and we sorted through them until we found one that was the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
I had same problem. Pulled shock out of bike and...

I had same problem. Pulled shock out of bike and used a dremel to carefuly cut the damaged collar of. I used a thread file to clean up the threads and then i put a better ring on. As my bike is an...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5,301
Views: 559,985
Posted By Seth S
I have the side stand switch eliminated on my...

I have the side stand switch eliminated on my bike...but it did actually save me once. Was riding a 2 track in the woods and a stick popped up and somehow knocked the side stand return spring off. ...
Forum: Racing 10-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 48,508
Posted By Seth S
I believe the The selling feature on the...

I believe the The selling feature on the Paperwhite is that it is backlit....mine has been great as an Ereader. There are other Kindle models with different names.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
I find myself pondering on the possibility of...

I find myself pondering on the possibility of using a machined bronze insert as a rocker shaft bearing....I have one of my motors apart right now...will look at the rockers a little more closely. In...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5,301
Views: 559,985
Posted By Seth S
You can just zip tie it in place some where out...

You can just zip tie it in place some where out of the way...it will still work. Or if you want to be fancy you can get an aluminum or stainless 180 degree elbow and use it to locate the filter...
Forum: Racing 10-11-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 48,508
Posted By Seth S
Yep, I have the new paperwhite and it has an...

Yep, I have the new paperwhite and it has an adjustable backlit screen. Easy to read in any light condition. Also there is a Nook E reader that has backlighting. The concern I would have for using...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
The Oil cooler is only 560 Euros :eek1 But...

The Oil cooler is only 560 Euros :eek1

But seriously...oil coolers tend to be a lot more expensive than you think they should be. The challenge for the 690 is finding one that fits where you want...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
good for the desert, not so good for Canada and...

good for the desert, not so good for Canada and New England where seat deep water is a reality.
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v663/matzlu92/IM...

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Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
The double round foam ones with the rubber top...

The double round foam ones with the rubber top piece never fit perfectly. the rubber top piece was a hair big and either had to be trimmed or the cover had to be worked into place. might be the same...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
Aren't the new 690's 700cc motors vs the earlier...

Aren't the new 690's 700cc motors vs the earlier ones which were 650cc?
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
There are people running Husaberg 570's on longer...

There are people running Husaberg 570's on longer Month or more long trips...very comparable to the 500 EXC. My 450 berg with a more comfortable seat and the rally light/nav fairing is decent...
Forum: Racing 10-03-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,209
Posted By Seth S
I think the left hander at 3:21 is the corner...

I think the left hander at 3:21 is the corner that has caught several of us out in the past. If it is the one I am thinking of there is an opening to a field on the right and on the approach the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
the early bikes mounted the turn signal nicely in...

the early bikes mounted the turn signal nicely in line with the stock exhaust outlet...turn signal would melt on the test ride.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
yes, I did say 96 years of production...the joke...

yes, I did say 96 years of production...the joke was centered around the original posters error in that he listed his bike as a 2104 not a 2014......:deal :rofl :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
Yes but he has a 2104 model, not a 1918 model.

Yes but he has a 2104 model, not a 1918 model.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
I am very disappointed to see that the turn...

I am very disappointed to see that the turn signal melting issue is still occurring on the model after 96 years of production. You'd think that they would have figured it out in that amount of time.
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
You make a hard decision harder. Nipple clamps...

You make a hard decision harder. Nipple clamps or manual cam chain adjuster.... How hard do you ride your bike and how hard do you ride mrs dirty? Phew...tough call. Have not had the stock fail but...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
I think he just grossly misunderstood or...

I think he just grossly misunderstood or embellished what I wrote:

"When you tighten your non stock bolt it will help remove the stress on the mount tabs".

As this design uses a bolt...there...
Forum: Racing 09-25-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,440
Posted By Seth S
Good to see that Doug is passed the finish line

Good to see that Doug is passed the finish line
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
Hey, they are your ankles. you do what you...

Hey, they are your ankles. you do what you please and good luck.

The stock design suspends the peg in a double shear mount. While the stock peg uses a pin that does not compress the mounting tabs...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
Put a spacer tube or block in where the stock...

Put a spacer tube or block in where the stock footpeg would have mounted. When you tighten your non stock bolt it will help remove the stress on the mount tabs and improve your strength...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
for trial purposes this might be ok...but I would...

for trial purposes this might be ok...but I would not recommend a permanent setup like this. You will be loading the footpeg mount in a way it was not designed to be loaded. You would be better to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
I have only ever used clip master links....never...

I have only ever used clip master links....never had an issue. And I just put together a new mountain bike and found the Mtn bike chains now use a master link design that stays in place only through...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
Had a 950....sold it after getting the 690. Now...

Had a 950....sold it after getting the 690. Now i have 2 690's and a 450 and i miss the 950. I think a good setup for me would be my 450 and a 950. 690 is a great bike as an only bike....but not...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
Lower pegs offer a lower center of gravity and...

Lower pegs offer a lower center of gravity and better stability as well.
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
Yep..if your nickname is Rango...odds are its a...

Yep..if your nickname is Rango...odds are its a good fit.


Basically there are two fitment requirements to adjust for and good and bad ways to achieve them. When sitting you want the bars in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
thanks for the tip... I will check them...

thanks for the tip... I will check them out...thats headed in the right direction.
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
The 690 Started life as the rally bike. There...

The 690 Started life as the rally bike. There were no other 690 models in existence until they built the 690 Rally. The first production bike was the 690 SM...which was a bit of a head...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
yeah...even with the lower fastway pegs I am very...

yeah...even with the lower fastway pegs I am very cramped on the bike. My riser height is good so that sitting I am ok would not want higher. Standing I am still bent over pretty crazily such that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
I put the older Fastway pegs on my 690 a while...

I put the older Fastway pegs on my 690 a while ago and it helped....but I really need to machine a custom mount to replace the whole footpeg mount assembly as I need a peg to be inches lower than the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
Are those extra long throttle cables looping...

Are those extra long throttle cables looping around the speedo?
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5,301
Views: 559,985
Posted By Seth S
When you say RR are you referring to Rally...

When you say RR are you referring to Rally Replica or Rally Raid? As both are front tank options but with differences
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,300
Posted By Seth S
I should reveal that I was in ok physical...

I should reveal that I was in ok physical condition but was not at a level where i was riding centuries or anything. I live at an elevation of about 700 feet where the air is thick and almost...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,300
Posted By Seth S
On the morning of Thursday that 28th of September...

On the morning of Thursday that 28th of September my friend Sara drove me down to the Northern start/end of the Colorado trail located at Waterton Canyon to the South East of Denver in littleton...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,300
Posted By Seth S
so, I left Vermont on Monday August 25 and after...

so, I left Vermont on Monday August 25 and after driving 28 hours I arrived at my friend's house in Ft Collins Colorado on Tuesday 26 around 9pm. After a good nights rest I spent Wednesday packing...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
I have not seen a 2014 up close but its likely...

I have not seen a 2014 up close but its likely they were able to change the operation of the fuel injection system such that they dont need the SAS. Every modern gasolene fueled automobile is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19,002
Views: 2,109,853
Posted By Seth S
the triumph system may work completely...

the triumph system may work completely differently. I didn't mean to dispute your statement...just expand on the purpose of SAS and CATs in general.
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