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Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 338,534
Posted By slipknot
SD Splash, Very nice ST you have there....

SD Splash,

Very nice ST you have there. Would you mind sharing more about the mods?

Thanks
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7,156
Views: 1,178,322
Posted By slipknot
When watching Formula 1 racing vs and European...

When watching Formula 1 racing vs and European Rally racing, the cockpit monitors totally contradict you.
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 37,298
Posted By slipknot
TwinRider, the shield you have on your Road King,...

TwinRider, the shield you have on your Road King, would you mind sharing your experience with it comparing it to the stock shield?

Thanks
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 673,772
Posted By slipknot
Check the rocker arm end play for shimming.

Check the rocker arm end play for shimming.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-04-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5,761
Views: 1,051,109
Posted By slipknot
Head replacement VIN to 602960 for EXP and Trophy...

Head replacement VIN to 602960 for EXP and Trophy

ECM replacement from 524056 to 637165 for EXP

ECM replacement from 561284 to 637165 Trophy
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-04-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5,761
Views: 1,051,109
Posted By slipknot
1) It is not a recall. Only if a customer has a...

1) It is not a recall. Only if a customer has a complaint that can be verified by a qualified tech warrants a Triumph replacement.

2) If you contact Triumph they will advise you to take it to a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-25-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By slipknot
:thumb:thumb:nod

:thumb:thumb:nod
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,554
Posted By slipknot
And Yamaha offered a catalog of high performance...

And Yamaha offered a catalog of high performance packages for the Warrior.
Special cams, ECU, heads, etc. I have not been able to find these items with an online parts search so a special contact...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 61,607
Posted By slipknot
Having worked in shops that sold and serviced...

Having worked in shops that sold and serviced BMW, Triumph, Honda, Yamaha, etc., I came to the conclusion that if one were to want to make a living only repairing motorcycles then BMW is the brand...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 338,534
Posted By slipknot
Ltimb, what trunk do you have?

Ltimb, what trunk do you have?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27,407
Views: 5,391,612
Posted By slipknot
Over the years my benchmark has changed. In 1985...

Over the years my benchmark has changed. In 1985 I bought my first BMW because it was very simple to service and I wanted to do all my own service work. Looking back after a couple of years I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 27,407
Views: 5,391,612
Posted By slipknot
Earlier this year I was driving and saw a sign...

Earlier this year I was driving and saw a sign near the road offering GS puppies for sale. I could never figure out what kind of dog would be abbreviated by GS and the sign was there for weeks....
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By slipknot
A tough call. Many ST1100 owners still say that...

A tough call. Many ST1100 owners still say that one is better than the ST1300 which has even more heat for the rider to deal with. The 13 has some qualities that would interest me, especially if it...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 127,316
Posted By slipknot
I agree to some degree. Most of us take for more...

I agree to some degree. Most of us take for more than we need but I would like to take along a dirt bike to some places and I'd rather ride a GL to get there than take my truck. The GL will still get...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By slipknot
If the brake lines are in need of replacement...

If the brake lines are in need of replacement then the caliper seals are will need to be replaced too assuming this has not been done. When those seals deteriorate the pistons will rust and not...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-19-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27,407
Views: 5,391,612
Posted By slipknot
You might get help from this fellow, he can...

You might get help from this fellow, he can expand your gas tank volume so I suspect he can lengthen those levers for you.

http://rideonadv.com/product-category/yamaha/yamaha-super-tenere/
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-06-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5,761
Views: 1,051,109
Posted By slipknot
Ziv, Try writing or calling Triumph UK and...

Ziv,

Try writing or calling Triumph UK and explain the problems with the bike and the warranty. You could also post here :http://www.tiger-explorer.com/ where there are several riders in France...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 240,133
Posted By slipknot
http://bmwsporttouring.com/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.p...

http://bmwsporttouring.com/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=905603&page=3

They replaced the fuel pump, not able to replicate the problem. He's back on the road.
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By slipknot
FJR1300. The characteristics you admire in the...

FJR1300. The characteristics you admire in the ST1100 are amplified in the FJR. Grunt, reliability, long service intervals and better odds to lose your license. :lol3
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-15-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5,761
Views: 1,051,109
Posted By slipknot
The valve guides and valve seats are wear items...

The valve guides and valve seats are wear items that can be replaced. But the seats are usually ground or just lapped if necessary. The valve stems can be checked for deviations in the stem diameter...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-14-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5,761
Views: 1,051,109
Posted By slipknot
I recall earlier reports of Triumph only...

I recall earlier reports of Triumph only replacing valves when damaged, a request from the tech and approval before the valves are forwarded to the shop. On some heads there was enough damage from...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,810
Posted By slipknot
Excellent summary. There should be a law that...

Excellent summary. There should be a law that Honda must use as their logo the head-up-ass pic. Never has a company so dishonored its founder.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 48,790
Posted By slipknot
Thanks Jolly, I'm looking closer at the KTM,...

Thanks Jolly, I'm looking closer at the KTM, comparing the EXC-F350 and the XCF-W 350 and they look the same except for lights. I suppose the XCF might be more difficult to plate, correct?

One...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 48,790
Posted By slipknot
Woods riding in Appalachian Mountains. Logging...

Woods riding in Appalachian Mountains. Logging roads, gas well access roads, some old mining roads. Animal trails and any deep woods that is passable. Unless the older roads are maintained on a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 48,790
Posted By slipknot
Can someone direct me to a comparison between the...

Can someone direct me to a comparison between the WR450F and the KTM 350EXC? Especially interested in general servicing intervals, issues etc. I'm especially interested in comments from inmates that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 48,790
Posted By slipknot
Check with this company. They can make one if the...

Check with this company. They can make one if the WR250 version doesn't fit.

http://www.amsmotomachine.com/yamahaparts
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 61,411
Posted By slipknot
Interesting, not one in 30+ years? Do you think...

Interesting, not one in 30+ years? Do you think they were left out on purpose?:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-13-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,692
Posted By slipknot
email sent

email sent
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-13-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,778
Posted By slipknot
A repackaged VFR

A repackaged VFR is what I've wanted since I once owned a VFR. Stupid ergonomics.

As for Beasts being about adventure? Semantics and posing. Real off-road requires a real dirt bike not some...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-10-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,692
Posted By slipknot
No, no, no. This is a thread for the CROSSTOURER....

No, no, no. This is a thread for the CROSSTOURER. For Honda, the number is:

866) 784-1870 They will ask for your contact information to verify that you are not making repeated requests for the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,411
Posted By slipknot
Or speak the truth in a BMW forum.:D

Or speak the truth in a BMW forum.:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-19-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,198
Posted By slipknot
Sceep, You might want to consider this...

Sceep,

You might want to consider this option:

https://www.helibars.com/product/honda-st1100-multi-adjustable-handlebars
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 08-13-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4,698
Views: 993,489
Posted By slipknot
StarWolve

Thanks for that insight. It seems a bit short sighted though. I understand that there is a big market in India for small bikes but in Europe, USA, Australia, and other areas the big money seems to be...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 08-12-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4,698
Views: 993,489
Posted By slipknot
Does anyone have a clue as to when the new Buell...

Does anyone have a clue as to when the new Buell AX will be released?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-02-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5,761
Views: 1,051,109
Posted By slipknot
If this is true then police training and their...

If this is true then police training and their riding techniques will be totally over. Ride Like a Pro videos demonstrate the method used to do lock to lock steering: dragging the rear brake while...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,625
Posted By slipknot
Pushrod, #6 ...

Pushrod, #6

http://www.ascycles.com/Illustrated_catalog2/MicroImage.aspx?ImageFileName=dbvis2933628718117171087.bin&width=550&height=400
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-21-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5,761
Views: 1,051,109
Posted By slipknot
Garrett and Fasttrak

Perhaps an extended warranty (insurance policy it is) to cover your bike? And a nice letter to Triumph USA and Triumph UK to express your concerns about the dealer response? To be fair, techs in...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-15-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5,761
Views: 1,051,109
Posted By slipknot
Try...

Try here:http://www.tiger-explorer.com/index.php/topic,3268.msg39465.html#msg39465

Near the bottom of the page three pics, one of the lights mounted but not at the headlight level, just below....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,023
Posted By slipknot
Has it ever been under water or dropped in a...

Has it ever been under water or dropped in a stream?

Suspension or seat changes: does the weight of the seller approximate the weight of the buyer?

Long term storage? How was the bike prepared...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-10-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5,761
Views: 1,051,109
Posted By slipknot
Congratulations DonBenito. Very nice.

Congratulations DonBenito. Very nice.
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