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Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2013, 11:34 AM
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Posted By malice666
Renewed my insurance.

Started riding last year and signed up with progressive at the dealer and the cost was $270 for the year. This year I renewed and it went down to $84 for the year. Awesome!!!:D
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2012, 07:40 PM
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Posted By malice666
41 tooth Rear Sprocket

Got my 41 toothRear sprocket yesterday and swapped it out today. The job was easier that I thought it would be , the hardest part was getting the bike up with out a proper stand. I just got to go on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2012, 04:55 AM
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Posted By malice666
Valve Adjustment

I think i know what I was doing wrong. I have looked at a bunch of other pages and they say to loosen the locknut first. I was not doing this. I may try again today.
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2012, 02:05 PM
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Posted By malice666
Valve Adjustment Arghhhhh

At 2,800 miles and tried doing the valve adjustment and failed again. I just cant figure out where to put the feeler gauges. I got everything apart even took the tank off, tried several times to get...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2012, 10:49 AM
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Posted By malice666
Cool, thanks will I need to adjust the chain if I...

Cool, thanks will I need to adjust the chain if I change the shock setting?
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2012, 08:30 AM
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Posted By malice666
Road Bump Advice Needed

New York maybe else where has the habit of covering gaps in the road or the highway with a road bump which can sometimes take me or I guess any rider unaware. This as you can imagine is killing my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2012, 05:15 AM
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Posted By malice666
North Fork

I was riding back from Tangiers and the TU handled the traffic with no problems although I have to say it was actually pretty clear . I had her up to 80mph although I started slowing down when I saw...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 05:15 PM
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Posted By malice666
North Fork

Had a nice ride today to the tip of the North Fork of Long Island, overall a 200 mile ride there and back. I took 25a to the 25 all the way out , and the L.I.E on the way back the TU was running...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2012, 06:28 PM
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Posted By malice666
inspection

Do these mods effect the bike inspection wise, as in will i fail inspection with a drilled exhaust or modded snorkel?
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2012, 07:32 AM
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Posted By malice666
thump

I pretty much wanted to give her some more thump, removing the snorkel completely was letting water in so I was thinking of doing what you did. I am going to attempt the valve adjustment this weekend...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2012, 04:52 AM
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Posted By malice666
Question for NJ-Brett

You mention you have a couple small holes in the exhaust and the snorkel cut. Did you do the capacitor modification as well to eliminate back fire or are the holes small enough that it doesn't matter.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2012, 02:42 AM
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Posted By malice666
AirBox Question

I have had my snorkel removed for a few weeks now, I got caught in a bad rain the other day and decided to check the water catcher. I noticed there was some fluid in the catcher and decided to do a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2012, 07:45 AM
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Posted By malice666
First Service... Is it needed?

I am trying to save money and trying to figure out if the first service is needed and if I do my own servicing will it break the warranty,

I have replaced the front sprocket and did an oil/filter...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2012, 07:28 AM
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Posted By malice666
Foggy Ride

Rode part way into work this morning in the fog and then hopped on the train. Summer fridays start today and i wanted to get in a long ride after work. Have over 600 miles on my Tu and loving her...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2012, 06:04 AM
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Posted By malice666
What kind of lube do you recommend and are the...

What kind of lube do you recommend and are the tools that come with the bike enough to do basic maintenance? What other tools should I purchase?

Tools I have:
Crescent wrenches
Vice Grips...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2012, 04:24 AM
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Posted By malice666
I'm technically inclined and do my own handiwork...

I'm technically inclined and do my own handiwork around the house so I assume I could do most of the maintenance myself. I changed out the sprocket and that seemed to go well. The only thing I am not...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 02:04 PM
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Posted By malice666
Service Charge

Thanks for the tip, and profile filled out.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 01:44 PM
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Posted By malice666
Service Charge

Is this the correct oil filter?
http://www.amazon.com/Suzuki-Filter-SUZUKI-DR350S-DR350SE/dp/B004FSNFSM
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8,670
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Posted By malice666
Service Charge

Thats the fee I was given over the phone, I can change the oil myself and check bolts and stuff. Am I hurting the warranty if I dont get it dealer serviced?
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8,670
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Posted By malice666
Service Charge

I just called my dealer and found they want to charge me 250 plus parts for the first service. Am I wrong or is this too high? I asked what it included and he said oil filter, oil, check spokes,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8,670
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Posted By malice666
Thanks, I had my speedo cable replaced so I was...

Thanks, I had my speedo cable replaced so I was unsure about my milage, i think i had around 130 when the light kicked on. Im only at around 400 miles so not yet broken in. I am getting 65-70 mpg at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2012, 04:51 AM
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Views: 1,415,997
Posted By malice666
Gas Light and how many miles?

Went out for a ride this weekend , stopped to make a cell call and my gas light went on. I rode around looking for a Gas station but could not find one and had to jump on the the L.I.E. I got off at...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8,670
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Posted By malice666
Broken Speedometer Cable

Argh I was fifty miles out on a ride on Saturday, beautiful day nice ride. Turned around and stopped to txt the wife, when I started back up I noticed the Speedometer was flat on Zero. I stopped...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8,670
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Posted By malice666
Thanks, I will be riding more in Queens and Long...

Thanks, I will be riding more in Queens and Long island.
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8,670
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Posted By malice666
New TU250 Owner

After years of wanting to learn to ride a motorcycle I have finally taken the plunge. I have gone in headfirst and bought a new 2011 TU250tx after becoming obsessed with reading this thread. I had...
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