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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By Switchblade315
You're still going to need a battery in the...

You're still going to need a battery in the system to make things charge.a good deep cycle battery can run the inverter for a good time with out being recharged. This should take a lot of the strain...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-02-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 54,675
Posted By Switchblade315
Be carful with that crap. I just planted someone...

Be carful with that crap. I just planted someone last week that lost the fight with it. he was in his early 50s. But he did refuse to go to the doc with it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-01-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
I have to agree I haven't found anything I asked...

I have to agree I haven't found anything I asked it to do ti didn't do just fine. some things the suspension was a touch harsh, some a bit soft. I will be getting new guts for the forks and a...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By Switchblade315
Yep you will need a hefty deep cycle battery and...

Yep you will need a hefty deep cycle battery and even a BattCap to help with voltage spikes. also a compresson doesn't run all the time it onlt runs when it needs to build air. and I'm fairly sure...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-01-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15,790
Views: 875,169
Posted By Switchblade315
The millage on mine can very big time. I have...

The millage on mine can very big time. I have seen it down to 55mpg on long over 70mph runs and I have seen it hit 77mpg in the mountains but the average is around 65mpg. It always gets more then the...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By Switchblade315
the biggest one you can get. look for one for a...

the biggest one you can get. look for one for a ambulance.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
I got the none ABS but I haven't heard anyone...

I got the none ABS but I haven't heard anyone complain about the ABS acting funny on gravel.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
it's simple. he wanted something that the X is...

it's simple. he wanted something that the X is not. a off road bike. The only thing he ever complained about was the suspension, and that was almost daily. The WR is a great bike I have road them...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 60,435
Posted By Switchblade315
This would work but I would go with a block with...

This would work but I would go with a block with a grove in it mounted to each side of the bike and a plate with two flat pices sticking down under the box. The flat pice slide down into the block...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
Most are just less restrictive. you dont really...

Most are just less restrictive. you dont really tune them on a 4 stroke. the problem that does happen is you get them to open for the amount of air and fuel the bike can take in and you start to...
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 60,435
Posted By Switchblade315
Here is a idea for the rear rack. I Trully do not...

Here is a idea for the rear rack. I Trully do not mind mine sticking out as I do not place a big load in it but why not make the rack where it could slide foward half of the back part of the seat....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
For those that missed it the first time I posted...

For those that missed it the first time I posted it this is the Danmoto slip-on.

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
Here's what I say when looking at making my X...

Here's what I say when looking at making my X lighter. I cant. I had added so much to it I added weight to it. But it lost a good 7lbs with the muffler change. I added that back with the Givi rack...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
As I said the Danmoto slip-on looks great, sounds...

As I said the Danmoto slip-on looks great, sounds great and seems to be built great and the price is wonderful.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
Here I am running the Danmoto JISU, and I think...

Here I am running the Danmoto JISU, and I think it's built just as good as the ones that cost 3 times it's price. It gives the bike a nice mellow deep tone but once the revs are up and on the road...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-23-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
Jett, unless you are going to be doing a LOT of...

Jett, unless you are going to be doing a LOT of over 70mph runs the stock gearing is fine. If you are going to be over 70 for most of your riding I could see changing the front sprocket. Mostly...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-23-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By Switchblade315
The reversed trike dirtbike might work better. I...

The reversed trike dirtbike might work better. I have seen pictures of at lest one KTM done this way. I didn't even think about that. Google will find them.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-22-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By Switchblade315
it's going to want to tip over because it's going...

it's going to want to tip over because it's going to be tall. A race quad will fit the bill much better. Not saying not to do it but it would be safer.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-22-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
Hey Eeore if you want to try out the Givi screen...

Hey Eeore if you want to try out the Givi screen you are welcome to get with me and take my bike out for a spin. Work has been keeping me busy on the weekends lately but we can try to get together.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
Punted to Jo Momma for dog pics. that would be a...

Punted to Jo Momma for dog pics. that would be a first. :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
I remembered I took this pic last week. My rescue...

I remembered I took this pic last week. My rescue pups trying to eat my youngest step girl. I have lost track of when I got them but they are less then 5 months old.

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
Yep. I keep a extra bulb just in case that one...

Yep. I keep a extra bulb just in case that one burning blows. And they have more then one place to get out of the weather. And cold here isn't like cold for most of y'all. It got down to 18 lastnight...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
where the heat lamp is they would be warm any way...

where the heat lamp is they would be warm any way even if it went out. I tried a tiny space heater with a thermostat in the top corner of there house one year. they didn't like it so i went with the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
That helped mine a lot.

That helped mine a lot.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
well my pup had to stay at teh vet over night as...

well my pup had to stay at teh vet over night as they have to sedate him to stich up the spots on his back. they said it was heat spots but I cant see that being it has been in the low 30 or below...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
I might have a pic of mine somewhere when I put...

I might have a pic of mine somewhere when I put it on. I'm not sure what rack kit I got. Mine was the one of the mono key boxes. Ether way for my soft bags I made some drop racks so to speak to keep...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-19-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15,790
Views: 875,169
Posted By Switchblade315
I answered over on the 500X thread but I will...

I answered over on the 500X thread but I will give a short answer here. The shifting get better as the bike breaks in, ajusting the shifter to your foot helps. It will gain more power as it breaks in...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
The bike will gain more low to mid power as it...

The bike will gain more low to mid power as it breaks in. Most of us noticed it after 1500 miles or so. The shifting also gets better with time. I had to adjust the shifter to fit me, that helped...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
I was going to post a pic of my two rescues but...

I was going to post a pic of my two rescues but one of them seems to have got a big chunk of his hair ripped out today. Doctored him as best I could and gave him some pain meds. Carrying him to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
I bought a 20 buck bluetooth thing that works...

I bought a 20 buck bluetooth thing that works with and headphones. I have the speakers in the ear pockets and the bluetooth is hanging loose in the front of the helmet. Works good enough for me.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
I can only use the phone when I am below 45mph....

I can only use the phone when I am below 45mph. Stupid bluetooth setting turns the volume down on calls but it is nice to be able to return calls that may be important when in town or stopped getting...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-18-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15,790
Views: 875,169
Posted By Switchblade315
It's funny how a few things can change how one of...

It's funny how a few things can change how one of those bikes looks.

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
Givi windshield, oem heated grips, I tried bar...

Givi windshield, oem heated grips, I tried bar risers and they sucked. If you want to try mine you are welcome to. They are home made but the work and give a inch rise. There's just enough cable to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Switchblade315
Oem heated grips are pricy but worth it. Would go...

Oem heated grips are pricy but worth it. Would go with the Givi wind shield, and I used the Givi rear rack because I had a Givi box to use. The light bar is no better then the others out there. But...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-18-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15,790
Views: 875,169
Posted By Switchblade315
I'm not reposting the picture of the bike, But...

I'm not reposting the picture of the bike, But great bike you got there Eeore. It really starts to wake up around 1500 miles. And yes the OEM heated grips are worth the price, And can be off set by a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By Switchblade315
it's there to make the flasher, horn and break...

it's there to make the flasher, horn and break light work right.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-17-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
My birthday is at the end of March, my get away...

My birthday is at the end of March, my get away plans are normally the week of. We'll see how things go.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-17-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
I am actully loosely looking at being up that way...

I am actully loosely looking at being up that way come spring. I got to get away for a few days.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-17-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6,134
Views: 1,138,262
Posted By Switchblade315
I think I'm one of the few here that rides this...

I think I'm one of the few here that rides this bike 2-up more the solo. I came from a Yamaha FZ-1 and for me and the passanger both it is more comfortable. I'm 6'2 155lbs and she is 5'8 145ish. The...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-17-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15,790
Views: 875,169
Posted By Switchblade315
My little 500X keeps looking better and better....

My little 500X keeps looking better and better. :lol3
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