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Forum: Beasts 12-05-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,221
Posted By Vegas800XC
yup, I used the orange and it matched up well on...

yup, I used the orange and it matched up well on my fender:D
I didnt use clear but the nick was small
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Vegas800XC
+1:clap

+1:clap
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 48,263
Posted By Vegas800XC
I can think of one way my '12 model is better...

I can think of one way my '12 model is better than the new one.. It's paid for:rofl:rofl
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,603
Posted By Vegas800XC
I did the same somehow after 25000 miles, one day...

I did the same somehow after 25000 miles, one day I put my leg in the wrong position!?
I cleaned it with some degreaser and a firm plastic scraper a few times, but with little results. After a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-27-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By Vegas800XC
If you camp at low elevation, say <3000 feet...

If you camp at low elevation, say <3000 feet it'll be 20-30F at night but doable. Higher elevations will be brutal!

I like some of the wash trails on the AZ side of the Hoover dam that take...
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 688,024
Posted By Vegas800XC
Awesome!:clap

Awesome!:clap
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,646
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb I like the 17t front sprocket! Even off road at...

I like the 17t front sprocket! Even off road at idle the difference in speed is one MPH indicated. Big whoop compared to the 400 rpm reduction in 6th gear at speed and resulting better MPG. I get...
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 688,024
Posted By Vegas800XC
Hey thanks! It helps move the slow cagers from...

Hey thanks! It helps move the slow cagers from the left lane! :lol3
It is actually painted on. I borrowed the basic shape from the corvette skull, cut a template, painted the grey on black pattern....
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 688,024
Posted By Vegas800XC
NICE PICS ALL!:clap Here is a couple from...

NICE PICS ALL!:clap

Here is a couple from my last ride down a wash to lake mohave just a few miles from boulder dam. Saw mountain goats, lots of deep sand, and not one person:evil
Cheers!
...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,603
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb Right on. I wasnt sure what went in the bottom...

Right on. I wasnt sure what went in the bottom holes of fender but now I see a rectangle reflector in your pic. Thanks for the pic! I need another rain here to go try it out proper! :wink:

...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,603
Posted By Vegas800XC
Clean mod

I was tired of getting spray from the rear fender in the muddy stuff or during my commute. I found this on bikebandit for $40 and will give it a go. Just replaces the aft portion of inner fender...
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 208,259
Posted By Vegas800XC
FWIW when the bike is hot (uphill climb) and you...

FWIW when the bike is hot (uphill climb) and you immediately shut bike off, the coolant that just left the head will boil a bit in the radiator and push a bit into the reservoir. I can duplicate it...
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,221
Posted By Vegas800XC
Got a cheap pair at Cyclegear that are drop proof...

Got a cheap pair at Cyclegear that are drop proof with OEM bars. Not sure how bright they are compared to high $ ones. They are LED and I spliced in a pair of resistors to slow flash rate.
...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,603
Posted By Vegas800XC
Question My dealer said run the arrow map baffle in or...

My dealer said run the arrow map baffle in or out, either way. The way the baffle is I am not sure the can flows any freer to make a difference in or out. I asked them to go to stock tune last year...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,221
Posted By Vegas800XC
Mine only wobbles with the panniers on. Off, no...

Mine only wobbles with the panniers on. Off, no wobble on any tire I have ran.
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 339,700
Posted By Vegas800XC
These tires suck in the wet. The price you pay...

These tires suck in the wet. The price you pay for longevity I guess. Not sure about the bead problem, weird!
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 339,700
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb :1drinkhttp://i1336.photobucket.com/albums/o653/Ve...

:1drinkhttp://i1336.photobucket.com/albums/o653/Vegas800XC/WIN_20141022_103030_zps103bd250.jpg
http://i1336.photobucket.com/albums/o653/Vegas800XC/WIN_20141022_103019_zpsc9e6b4b3.jpg
Well I...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,603
Posted By Vegas800XC
I have the arrow can and yes it has a removable...

I have the arrow can and yes it has a removable baffle. It is loud w/o the baffle. I thought it was too quiet with the baffle in. I cut the baffle in half, re-installed it and now it is perfect:D...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 48,263
Posted By Vegas800XC
Question I am worried the new throttle by wire will feel...

I am worried the new throttle by wire will feel like the 1200, which frankly isn't what I want. I don't like the feel of most throttle by wire bikes I have ridden, they seem disconnected from the...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,603
Posted By Vegas800XC
That's my helmet!! :lol3

That's my helmet!! :lol3
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,603
Posted By Vegas800XC
Awesome, have fun! Maybe I will try messing with...

Awesome, have fun! Maybe I will try messing with the lights this winter..
Check out my experiment on my bugscreen :) needs a little more TLC but is close to what I had in mind
...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,603
Posted By Vegas800XC
Cool, lookin forward to seeing what you find out....

Cool, lookin forward to seeing what you find out.
I drop my bike too much for any lights mounted on perimeter. The thought of wadding up some $500 cree lights on my next 'adventure' would get me...
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,603
Posted By Vegas800XC
Has anyone removed the beak and added a rigid LED...

Has anyone removed the beak and added a rigid LED lightbar in that area? Kinda like guys do on the super10? Been considering trying it.
Thanks!
-VXC
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 688,024
Posted By Vegas800XC
Great pics, all of ya! From a guy at work all...

Great pics, all of ya! From a guy at work all week:puke1.. Keep it up:clap. These are some pics from rides earlier this year.
...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,603
Posted By Vegas800XC
Sweet setup! Doesn't look too hard to remove for...

Sweet setup! Doesn't look too hard to remove for changes. :clap
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 615,603
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thumb Welcome!:clap

Welcome!:clap
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By Vegas800XC
The dealer needs to tweak the bottom support arm...

The dealer needs to tweak the bottom support arm that the side case rests on. You should not be able to just pull it off like that IMO. Mine did that after a bike nap with the cases on. I firmly...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 688,024
Posted By Vegas800XC
Awesome pics guys!:clap

Awesome pics guys!:clap
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By Vegas800XC
Wow, I am gonna print that for when I have...

Wow, I am gonna print that for when I have insomnia! :rofl
JKiddin!!
That was actually very informative. Thanks FJ!
A hot tear is an imperfection during casting. I don't see any tears along...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 208,259
Posted By Vegas800XC
Did they put a different ECU tune on it?

Did they put a different ECU tune on it?
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By Vegas800XC
My bike is similar

I'm no metallurgist but mine look more like casting imperfections than cracks to me. I will check out a new bike still on the showroom and see if it looks like ours.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 602,285
Posted By Vegas800XC
just remember

I dumped my bike hard one day on a desert OHV trail when I had forgotten that I had selected ABS off a few miles before. I tried backing the bike into a fast sweeper corner by smashing the rear...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By Vegas800XC
Very nice setup:clap I need to wash my...

Very nice setup:clap

I need to wash my bike after seeing your Versys tho..

+1 on the wheels too, very sweet!

-Vegasxc
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 688,024
Posted By Vegas800XC
Nice! Where is that? -Vegasxc

Nice! Where is that?

-Vegasxc
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 688,024
Posted By Vegas800XC
:thumbupThanks all, I would ride again but camp...

:thumbupThanks all, I would ride again but camp the night this time!
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 688,024
Posted By Vegas800XC
Thanks! Yeah that is the powerbronze, primed and...

Thanks! Yeah that is the powerbronze, primed and painted black. I like it, it doesn't block any air to my helmet.
Cheers,
VegasXC
:freaky
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 688,024
Posted By Vegas800XC
Wicked 12 hour kitchen pass granted

:D
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Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,221
Posted By Vegas800XC
Take it to the dealer to be sure. However, I...

Take it to the dealer to be sure. However, I always ride with earplugs in and one day a few months ago I went to work with no plugs. Tick, tick, tick is all I heard! Mine sounds like the...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 208,259
Posted By Vegas800XC
Wicked Mine will use oil (half a sight glass) in 500...

Mine will use oil (half a sight glass) in 500 miles if I am on the freeway above 80mph for the whole day. At lower rpms or speeds I don't seem to use any that I can tell. A quart per 1000miles is a...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 134,049
Posted By Vegas800XC
Talking build or not

As a guy who has whipped across the desert for a few minutes at a time on a tiger, I salute ya BajaD for getting out there and competing on a bike that really wouldn't be my first choice to use. ...
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