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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-07-2015, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Thagua
Clutch woes

Had the same problem and while starting in the morning couldn't engage bike in neutral .... have adjustable levers and even on the longish setup I couldn't get back to neutral from 1st gear or...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,650,684
Posted By Thagua
Top case plastic

Just a Givi top case

http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj85/thagua/XT1200Z_Super%20Tenere/2015-04-03%2014.30.44_zpsyozpvt3d.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2015, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Thagua
Alt Rider luggage rack ... design flaw

Watch out ... I had properly followed instructions to install AltRider luggage rack so as to have a continuous platform with the cargo platform under the pillion seat (also purchased to AltRider) ......
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-08-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 28,143
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Posted By Thagua
All off for valve adjustment and CCT

Recently I had my old reliable Black Pearl in to Yamaha for a valve check after 71.000 kms and spark plugs replacement together with a cam chain and tensioner change ... undressed the old lady to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,245
Posted By Thagua
Fortunate

You were lucky ... I didn´t receive a satisfactory reply ... only a very harsh advert from the factory ... do not publish any more photos ... never again Heidenau ... the cheap tyre factory in...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-09-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,650,684
Posted By Thagua
Side pictures

Just took them ... as you can see I have installed an oil cooler and had to modify the central bar to make room for the big cooler but before that it was as original ... the upper OEM bar has been...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-09-2014, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Thagua
Fitting upper crasbars

Tried the Altrider crashbars and they fit with the lower factory crashbars ... see photos

http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj85/thagua/XT1200Z_Super%20Tenere/sized_IMG_1689_zpsdfaca6f2.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2014, 05:01 AM
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Posted By Thagua
Trailer

Hy Sally Dog ... I did experiment with a single wheel trailer to carry a dirt bike but didn't work because of the weight transfer to the rear axle was too much ... fortunately Old Git Ray gave me a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-15-2014, 10:12 AM
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Views: 5,650,684
Posted By Thagua
Nut

I'll order one today and I have the gasket ... better do the whole job in one stand ... CCT and clutch basket ... and clutch friction plates ... and new clutch spring.
The nut must be 90179-20007...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-15-2014, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Thagua
Backorder

Hi Allan ... I can wait but I didn't order the nut ... is it important?
Thanks anyway and I ordered from Stadium Yamaha and for the regular price.
Cheers,
Roberto
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-12-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 28,143
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Posted By Thagua
Back ordered

Hi Allan ... waiting from a Texas Yamaha dealer to ship my ordered basket ... do you have an extra one? . you should have told me or ordered mine since we had both commented this long time ago ......
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-28-2014, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Thagua
Afraid?

C'mon Pluric ... don't tell us you have never been afraid of dark things ... like Raven's and 'others' ...:rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-28-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Thagua
Back to roots and better lights

Had this front before

http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj85/thagua/XT1200Z_Super%20Tenere/IMG_1688_zps628eff58.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-25-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,650,684
Posted By Thagua
Extra fuel

I have a 2 gallon (8 liters) extra tank made in fiberglass as a dummy exhaust on the right side with a fake exhaust tail same as the original Akra ... I have also an electromechanical fuel pump under...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-13-2014, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Thagua
Some parts

I have the front fender, handlebars and the inner cowling where the headlights attach ... please PM if interested although freight cost would be high.
Cheers,
Roberto

PS.- I also have all the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-13-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 72,177
Posted By Thagua
Oil cooler and location

This is with the big 20 rows ... now I have the small 13 rows and a modified altrider crash guard location ... will post photos soon...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-13-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 28,143
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Posted By Thagua
Air filters

Just received my Unifilters and installed them together with K&N ... good mates and perfect for dirty off road trips ... I also have a sponge air filter which I may try together with the Unifilter...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-13-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 72,177
Posted By Thagua
Bash plate mod

You are right Tremor ... the 21 inch front needs all the available space between the bash plate and the oil filter so I made 'chinese' holes on the rear of the plate and moved it back almost touching...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-08-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28,143
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Posted By Thagua
Problem solved

Received and installed the new set from DDM ... it is a 35w and what I had was a 55w ... when the battery is approaching its final days it does not have the strength to fire the 55w ballasts. Now...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-08-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 72,177
Posted By Thagua
Diameter change

Mine has 21 and 18 ... the only difference is that my speedometer shows real speed ... no problem with the ABS ecu
Saludos,
Thagua
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-22-2014, 05:37 PM
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Posted By Thagua
Rear rim

Thanks Pluric, I still have my original 17 and 19 rims but ordered from Woody's the 18 and 21 front ... the rear was too narrow for a 140 tyre so ordered a special 3.5 inch wide which had to be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-22-2014, 09:33 AM
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Posted By Thagua
Woody's rear wheel

Hey Pluric ... what size is your rear rim?
Thanks,
Roberto
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-13-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28,143
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Posted By Thagua
New relays

Thanks to all the feedback on this site I requested information from TRS and they recommend their relay which has a timed delay and thus will not fire until the engine starts and is compatible with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-07-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28,143
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Posted By Thagua
Relays and relays

Today I checked the main lights relay and verified it was working OK when I replaced it with its neighbor ... it must be the relay on the HID that is faulty.
I received a message from DDM tuning:...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-07-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,650,684
Posted By Thagua
Monterra

Hola Juan, Monterra is the new version of the Montana with Android but it has many faults ... go to Amazon and see the comments ... will wait for an updated version ... meantime stick with Montana or...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-02-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,650,684
Posted By Thagua
Relay harness?

Hi AVC8130 ... sounds interesting and would do that if you give me a hand.
I mailed and placed a ticket on DDM and here are the answers:

The ticket:
Bought my kit on 10/2012 and installed...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-27-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 28,143
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Posted By Thagua
DDM setup

I have the same ... I replaced both bulbs but the problem is on the ballast or starter ... how do you ask for a replacement setup? ... will order a new one if they don't charge it ... does DDM keep...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-27-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,650,684
Posted By Thagua
Xenon or HID front lights

Hi friends, maybe someone can have an answer to this puzzle ... I have HID bulbs and associated hardware installed on my bike since 2012 and recently, after I found a melted connector on the replaced...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-03-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9,516
Views: 2,258,688
Posted By Thagua
New 2014 ECU

And also if it is compatible with the 2012 models and what other bits (cables, etc.) you have to change in order to upgrade your old steed and enjoy cruise control and a new display with handlebar...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-24-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9,516
Views: 2,258,688
Posted By Thagua
Changes between 2011 and 2014

I am upgrading my 2011 with some possible 2014 parts which I'll be posting here when received from the Yamaha parts dealers as soon as they are available.
Cheers,
Roberto
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-24-2014, 04:47 PM
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Posted By Thagua
Heat shields

Please post photos and will try to solve any complaints.
Cheers,
Roberto aka Thagua
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2014, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Thagua
Light bar

Is it the Ridgid Light Bar recommended by Pluric? ... I have it also and maybe will look for another place to fix it....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,650,684
Posted By Thagua
Exactly

Exactly ... I suppose the new part has a different proportion of both materials to make it stronger and more flexible. Nothing else changed structurally wise.
Cheers,
Roberto
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2014, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Thagua
Both I suppose

Have had some minor crashes so I presume it has to be that the part is not built to take that stress ... I went to my fiber man to check the possibility of repairing it and have it as a backup ... he...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,650,684
Posted By Thagua
Windshield

As far as the part number of the assembly that holds the instrument panel, windshield and headlights it has not changed so it should be the same for both models (years)
Cheers,
Roberto
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28,143
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Posted By Thagua
New parts

Went to my local Yamaha dealer and asked for the new replacement cable for the front lights so I could install it myself since had to replace also the 'spider' or front assembly for the instrument...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,650,684
Posted By Thagua
No money to spend

Hola Cheque, I'm not selling my 2011 Black Pearl ... the difference I would have to pay for the 2014 Standard is around USD$4000 ... better spend that money upgrading some things of the 2011 and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,650,684
Posted By Thagua
PCV or not PCV

Hi RAy, I'm in the process of putting back all my farkles after deciding not to sell the Black Pearl ... waiting your advice on the PCV since my ECU has been flashed by OTR in Germany and cannot say...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,245
Posted By Thagua
Facebook

Had to erase it on their request as you see on mail. Just posted photos.
Cheers,
Roberto
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,245
Posted By Thagua
User error?

I rode the tire 7000 kms completely loaded from Santiago, Chile to Corumba, Brazil and back without damage to the tire but went for a short ride with other Super Tenere's on the back roads without...
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