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Forum: Equipment 12-29-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,988
Posted By spinning wheels
Charlie, I have an older style Rally boot,...

Charlie, I have an older style Rally boot, without the two straps. They are ok, not waterproof. The flap goes over the zipper that runs from the top of the boot to your ankle, so they are easier to...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,763
Posted By spinning wheels
Does the Schuberth have air vents? I have a...

Does the Schuberth have air vents? I have a Polaris snowmobile helmet with the built in sun shade, but it does not have any air vents, so it is too warm to use here in So Cal. I can only use it on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5,735
Views: 1,174,689
Posted By spinning wheels
Most likely not. As the bike was never intended...

Most likely not. As the bike was never intended to have more lights added on to it.

You may want to free up some of the electrical power by switching some of the running bulbs to LEDs.
An HID...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,902
Posted By spinning wheels
Isn't that what they used to say about Japanese...

Isn't that what they used to say about Japanese bikes, back in the early 60's?
Didn't they used to say, that they were junk and just a novelty?

If H-D/Buell does build a DS, I just hope it is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-04-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,471
Posted By spinning wheels
I don't commute to work on my bike anymore, so...

I don't commute to work on my bike anymore, so when I'm riding on the road, it is usually for pleasure.
I can honestly say, that it is a California attitude, as far as cager's driving habits, and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-04-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By spinning wheels
Laugh Check with any of the larger hotel chains. ...

Check with any of the larger hotel chains. Usually they will let you park your bike close to the front desk area, were the desk clerks can keep an eye on it. Or they have secured parking with camera...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,337
Posted By spinning wheels
What kind of PVC is it? Schedule 40, thin wall,...

What kind of PVC is it? Schedule 40, thin wall, cheap stuff, usually white color. Schedule 80, dark grey, thicker wall... or? It does make a difference.
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,157
Posted By spinning wheels
Thumb Donkey Hotey, Not all H-Ds have the same gearing,...

Donkey Hotey, Not all H-Ds have the same gearing, nor are the speedos interchangeable. I have a '96 Dyna with a stock Seiki? speedo. It has been replaced four times, back when the bike was still...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By spinning wheels
oprahrider, check the manufactures...

oprahrider, check the manufactures recommendations. In the good old days, Michelin had arrows on their tires, but the arrows had to be pointing towards each other at 12 o'clock. This was usually on...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,794
Posted By spinning wheels
Try the VHT high temp paints. Been around for...

Try the VHT high temp paints. Been around for ages and they work well.
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Posted By spinning wheels
Talking Motu, did you run a Super Trapp open end cap? ...

Motu, did you run a Super Trapp open end cap? 100db does sound too loud. I think locally the new noise rule is 96 or 98 db, (I forget).

Why not just take two disks out and try it? If still...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,641
Posted By spinning wheels
I have used Amsoil 20w/50 full synthetic, in one...

I have used Amsoil 20w/50 full synthetic, in one of my Harleys. After riding from So Cal to South Dakota, (Sturgis). On my way back home, I decided to change the oil in Flagstaff, Arizona at my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-17-2008, 11:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,546
Posted By spinning wheels
Lane splitting is legal in CA. It is the only...

Lane splitting is legal in CA. It is the only remaining state that permits this. It's legal term is called "Lane Sharing". I have split many times in front of patrol cars and have never been pulled...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5,735
Views: 1,174,689
Posted By spinning wheels
I think Supertrapp has dropped the XT600, from...

I think Supertrapp has dropped the XT600, from their current catalog. You should be able to slip on one of their universal mufflers. As for them being too loud, I had two disks in mine and it made...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5,735
Views: 1,174,689
Posted By spinning wheels
I am currently using a Suppertrap exhaust. It is...

I am currently using a Suppertrap exhaust. It is only a slip on muffler. They are not too expensive and you can tune them with their disk, to increase or decrease back pressure. I run them on all...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5,735
Views: 1,174,689
Posted By spinning wheels
Tenere fuel tank

I have a question for all of you XT600 riders. I have a 600 Tenere fuel tank, but when I tried to install it on my '92 XT600, it did not come close to fitting. Did Yamaha have an installation kit...
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