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Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 1,632,112
Posted By sdd04
I think you're over thinking this. It takes very...

I think you're over thinking this. It takes very little. Take the tiniest screw driver in your box, and put a tiny amount of spark plug boot release, or grease on it, and spin the screw driver around...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 2,283,078
Posted By sdd04
I wasn't favorably impressed with the oem stator...

I wasn't favorably impressed with the oem stator connector and replaced it with the Metri-Pack like this when I swapped out the r/r....
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 2,283,078
Posted By sdd04
Intake rocker

So I've read a lot about exhaust rocker bearing failures here, but was surprised to find enough play on my intake rocker, that clearances had opened up to somewhere north of .201. It's been 4 k miles...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,617
Posted By sdd04
Lol, I know how hard you ride based on pictures...

Lol, I know how hard you ride based on pictures you've posted, but I also know that tires wear faster with heavier tubes.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,617
Posted By sdd04
any chance you're running uhd tubes?

any chance you're running uhd tubes?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-02-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 88,340
Views: 4,359,823
Posted By sdd04
Great shots on the start of the race! It looks...

Great shots on the start of the race! It looks like it should have come to tears, but I'm guessing it didn't. Very cool.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-02-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 88,340
Views: 4,359,823
Posted By sdd04
Thanks Tim.

Thanks Tim.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-30-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 88,340
Views: 4,359,823
Posted By sdd04
So, I'm trying to figure out if I blew it when I...

So, I'm trying to figure out if I blew it when I turned around today. Going out of Oark, I hopped onto 5211/100/1005. I worked up a pretty good sweat working my way up the hill, when I came across a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-27-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 88,340
Views: 4,359,823
Posted By sdd04
No expert, but I have installed all of those...

No expert, but I have installed all of those items. Feel free to contact me with any questions.
Happy Thanksgiving all.
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,943
Posted By sdd04
Looks great! Question for you. How is the wind...

Looks great! Question for you. How is the wind noise at highway speed from the fairing?
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,943
Posted By sdd04
He tends to be a busy guy, but has always gotten...

He tends to be a busy guy, but has always gotten back to me. You can also contact him through his website.

http://www.highwaydirtbikes.com/HDB_Shop/
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,943
Posted By sdd04
What it looks like.

Thought I'd post a pic of it installed. Looks great Paul-thank you!

http://i1300.photobucket.com/albums/ag96/sdd042012/WP_20141122_002_zps277dd541.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 680,667
Posted By sdd04
And Revzilla is in Philadelphia. Physical store.

And Revzilla is in Philadelphia. Physical store.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 808,682
Posted By sdd04
My "guess" would be that you're fine using that...

My "guess" would be that you're fine using that vest. I had a power harness on my wife's Sherpa so that if I had to ride it in the winter I could use my heated gear-Warm and Safe jacket liner and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 2,283,078
Posted By sdd04
Thanks for the reminder, and I did use the...

Thanks for the reminder, and I did use the correct silicone.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 2,283,078
Posted By sdd04
Or, bend the wires on the resistor 90 degrees,...

Or, bend the wires on the resistor 90 degrees, shorten them up a bit, and push it into the connector. Touch of silicone, a bit of tape, and you're good to go.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 2,283,078
Posted By sdd04
Have them on my 690. I did several things at the...

Have them on my 690. I did several things at the same time, so I can't tell you how much "they" helped.

Overall, I don't find that I have much in the way of vibes. Smooth as an inline 4? No, but...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-14-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 88,340
Views: 4,359,823
Posted By sdd04
On the off chance that any of you might be...

On the off chance that any of you might be thinking of putting on your long johns and riding north this weekend, just a reminder that tomorrow is the opening day of firearms deer season.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 355,745
Posted By sdd04
If you're not in a hurry, keep an eye on the Flea...

If you're not in a hurry, keep an eye on the Flea Market. Quite often wheels show up for the 690, sometimes even almost new as some buy the bike and go sm straight away.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 2,283,078
Posted By sdd04
How much was the bill with parts?

How much was the bill with parts?
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 2,283,078
Posted By sdd04
Never new the pegs were a pain to install. When I...

Never new the pegs were a pain to install. When I got my BDCW pegs, they came with a headless pin to keep the spring in place during installation. Simply push the foot peg in until the hole lines up...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 355,745
Posted By sdd04
I don't know how much they helped, but I use the...

I don't know how much they helped, but I use the isolated mount for the bars that I bought with the steering damper, and Paul's anti-vibe inserts in the bars. I don't find the vibes to be much of an...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 808,682
Posted By sdd04
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 808,682
Posted By sdd04
Which of the HT racks did you get?

Which of the HT racks did you get?
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 2,283,078
Posted By sdd04
No cables, only wires.

No cables, only wires.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-06-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 88,340
Views: 4,359,823
Posted By sdd04
Nice! Shoulda stopped in and said hello!

Nice! Shoulda stopped in and said hello!
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4,332
Views: 1,450,917
Posted By sdd04
Looks like a low mileage 690 that has some nice...

Looks like a low mileage 690 that has some nice extras on it. If I were in the market , I'd be talking to him.
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 17,056
Posted By sdd04
I've been following this thread since it started....

I've been following this thread since it started. I've not been able to convince myself to buy either of the Garmin entries that could work for my type of on/off road riding, so up until my trip last...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-04-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 88,340
Views: 4,359,823
Posted By sdd04
While riding in south western Arkansas last week,...

While riding in south western Arkansas last week, I was surprised to find this sign on the on ramp for I-30.

http://i1300.photobucket.com/albums/ag96/sdd042012/WP_20141030_003_zps70a7ae32.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,617
Posted By sdd04
Well, some miles have passed, and that MOTOZ H/T...

Well, some miles have passed, and that MOTOZ H/T now has 3,700 miles on it. I am going to replace it soon, but it's held up well.
...
Forum: Vendors 11-04-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 158,533
Posted By sdd04
I've had a pair of these stoves for a while, but...

I've had a pair of these stoves for a while, but finally put one to work on a trip last week. Packed small enough to store in my cookware, and it performed great!

Thanks for a great product at a...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,943
Posted By sdd04
Received mine Paul

and it looks great! Thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 2,283,078
Posted By sdd04
When I mounted my rad protection I bought a...

When I mounted my rad protection I bought a longer piece of hose and changed the routing of the hose. The OEM hose seemed too short and loaded the fitting. Haven't had any problems with it.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 2,283,078
Posted By sdd04
Grats to her!!

Grats to her!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,076
Posted By sdd04
Just remember, air, fuel, spark, compression, and...

Just remember, air, fuel, spark, compression, and all happening at the correct time. You chase those things down, they will lead you to your problem.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-28-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 88,340
Views: 4,359,823
Posted By sdd04
Yeah, there are several "orange" bikes with no...

Yeah, there are several "orange" bikes with no time on them in the market at the moment-both 350 and 500 variants.

How come when I'm buying, they're never there??
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-27-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 88,340
Views: 4,359,823
Posted By sdd04
We'll both try to make that!

We'll both try to make that!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-27-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 88,340
Views: 4,359,823
Posted By sdd04
I agree, and rewarded her with a beer when we got...

I agree, and rewarded her with a beer when we got home!

She self-analyzed her spills, and understands why they happened. She just needs to ride. Glad we were able to get out yesterday as I leave...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-27-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 88,340
Views: 4,359,823
Posted By sdd04
Weekend was a good time to ride..

Man, the bikes were out in force! Leigh and I did a 90 mile "get back in the saddle" ride Sunday after her bike was caught "napping" twice on Wednesday's ride. One of the naps gave her a pretty hard...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19,749
Views: 2,283,078
Posted By sdd04
Why didn't the idiot call the cops?????

Why didn't the idiot call the cops?????
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