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Forum: Beasts 10-06-2010, 04:19 AM
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Posted By longuito
Hi, I also use the Arrow PD replica, but...

Hi,

I also use the Arrow PD replica, but just the can. I actually didn't know there was a special collector, interesting! In any case, it's great: almost like stock with the DB killer and loud but...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2010, 08:56 AM
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Posted By longuito
Thanks for the amazing pics!

Thanks for the amazing pics!
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2010, 04:11 PM
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Posted By longuito
Hi Rookie Rider! I have some comments in caps...

Hi Rookie Rider! I have some comments in caps below, in the body of your original mesage:



Good luck and let us know what you do! Cheers from the middle of the world.
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2010, 01:28 PM
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Posted By longuito
Very Cheap and more durable solution to your problem

Hi Ujeni,

I had the same problem with mine when I overtightened the U-bolts on my SW Motech bars. When that happened I obviously freaked out, but then I found a more durable solution to the...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2010, 07:53 PM
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Posted By longuito
Welcome to the group, and congratulations - That...

Welcome to the group, and congratulations - That is truly an impossible find! Enjoy it to the max!
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2010, 03:48 PM
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Posted By longuito
Hi Ladder. I'm always interested in reading what...

Hi Ladder. I'm always interested in reading what you ahev to say about the carbs. I'd like to know a little bit more about these "carb slide bleed holes". Where are they? (pointing to them on a...
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2010, 07:36 AM
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Posted By longuito
Very helpful, thanks! I remember now that this...

Very helpful, thanks! I remember now that this was posted on ATIC once, correct? In any case, I'll try it today and let you all know. Regards,
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2010, 08:49 PM
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Posted By longuito
Thanks Ladder for the insightful comments! :thumb...

Thanks Ladder for the insightful comments! :thumb Just as a followup to a previous suggestion of yours, regarding the "sneezing" airbox, it was in fact a lean mixture, and I solved it by putting in...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2010, 03:29 PM
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Posted By longuito
Choke cable and Carb overflow / Breather tube routing

Hi Guys,

I recently cleaned the carbs on my RD07A and it was all running like a dream with the new aluminum choke screws and sprigs (Thanks Alain!), and then I decided to connect the choke cables...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2010, 03:47 PM
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Posted By longuito
Horn / Starter button protectors for AT and TA's

Hi Friends,

Since I have for a while aspired to be an owner of a Varadero (not as a replacement for the africa, but as a bigger touring bike when traveling with my better half), I am subscribed to...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2010, 06:33 PM
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Posted By longuito
Thanks again Ladder and all other who have chimed...

Thanks again Ladder and all other who have chimed in for your insightful comments. I hope to be able to get to the carbs this weekend, and I'll let you and all others about the results of the...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2010, 07:00 PM
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Posted By longuito
Hi Jim, Thanks for your reply as well! ...

Hi Jim,

Thanks for your reply as well!

It does pop a bit when decelerating, but not excessively. I should add that I have an ARROW PD replica can, and I usually run it with the DB buster out,...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2010, 06:54 PM
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Posted By longuito
Hi Ladder, Thanks for the reply. It's not...

Hi Ladder,

Thanks for the reply. It's not very often that I venture onto sea level (maybe 2 or 3 times yearly for weekends at a time). My typical range goes from 1500-3500m, which is essentially...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2010, 06:46 PM
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Posted By longuito
Hi, I cannot comment on the Trans America...

Hi,

I cannot comment on the Trans America Highway, but for the Pan Am Highway through Central and South America, you never leave tarmac (boring) and it's perfectly doable on an AT. Several riders...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2010, 08:38 AM
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Posted By longuito
Question RD07A Engine "Sneezing / Coughing"?

Hi Inmates,

My AT is otherwise running wonderfully, and although this is a longstanding issue, I thought that maybe with Alain's Aluminium choke valves and stainless springs this problem would be...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2010, 10:23 AM
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Posted By longuito
Question Hi Jim, Nice work on your bike! I was just...

Hi Jim, Nice work on your bike! I was just curious to know if you or any of the others had modded the panniers in order to make them ride lower on the SW motech quick lock rack. I definitely had to...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2010, 05:20 PM
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Posted By longuito
Salut Alain, The same thing happened to me,...

Salut Alain,

The same thing happened to me, and I updraded all to stainless steel. All you have to do is go to a hardware store and buy 4 bolts of the same size as the studs with 2 corresponding...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2010, 05:57 PM
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Posted By longuito
Thumb Amazing tire, and interestingly enough, although...

Amazing tire, and interestingly enough, although it's street look, it fares pretty well off tarmac (up to gravel). Great on rain, etc. I intstalled a 150/70/17 on my RDO7A and it lasted 12,000 km....
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2010, 09:09 AM
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Posted By longuito
Talking Thanks again, Alain! Send me a PM so we can...

Thanks again, Alain! Send me a PM so we can figger out the payment details. Cheers,
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2010, 03:33 PM
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Posted By longuito
Og course I'm no expert, but doesn't it look like...

Og course I'm no expert, but doesn't it look like a mediocre photoshop job?? I do recall seeing an artcle on xrv.org.uk about 18 months ago which said that there was a hoax going around in regards to...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2010, 12:19 PM
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Posted By longuito
Thumb Thanks Andy and Ladder for your input. In regards...

Thanks Andy and Ladder for your input. In regards to Laddre's question, although I didn't specify it in my original post, I did use 5W fork oil, not normal oil, or at least that's what they sold me...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2010, 07:21 AM
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Posted By longuito
Ladder, The spirit of my post was to get...

Ladder,

The spirit of my post was to get some feedback from others and hopefully find an interim solution until I can find some substitute oil (not very easy and by no means cheap here for...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2010, 02:23 PM
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Posted By longuito
Hi Andy! Thanks for the input, ahtough I'm...

Hi Andy!

Thanks for the input, ahtough I'm confused: wouldn't shims make the springs even stiffer? Also, on the tool: What did you use it for? What were the mods, if you can say? Thanks,
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2010, 12:34 PM
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Posted By longuito
Everybody Busy or on vacation already??

Hi guys,

Three days without a post is quite the record for his lively group. What's going on?!

To stir things us, just wanted to tell you my last Ricor Intiminator experience. I installed...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2010, 02:53 PM
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Posted By longuito
Been there, sort of...

Fabien,

I'm sorry to hear about this, but I wish you a quick and lasting recovery. I broke my C7 (neck vertebra) on a car accident due to whiplash, but after some surgery and some therapy, I was...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2010, 10:16 AM
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Posted By longuito
Puke Hi Alain, Fat chance of going to Oregon for...

Hi Alain,

Fat chance of going to Oregon for the meet, :pissed... Would you be able to send me a set of valves (and Stainless Steel springs) to Ecuador?? I could paypal you the funds... PM or...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2010, 05:31 PM
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Posted By longuito
Hi, It's definitely gonna have to be a...

Hi,

It's definitely gonna have to be a custom fab, albeit an easy one. Good luck!
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 488,637
Posted By longuito
Skid plate is the sump protector, which covers...

Skid plate is the sump protector, which covers the lower part of the engine from rocks and other debris. Regards,
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2010, 03:07 PM
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Posted By longuito
Puke Sorry about your bad AQ experience, but I have to...

Sorry about your bad AQ experience, but I have to say the contrary...

I have ordered from AQ 3 or 4 times over the last 5 or 6 years, and have had a great experience with them. Once they forgot to...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2010, 11:11 AM
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Posted By longuito
Dunlop for 70/30 usage

Hi,

I can recommend the Dunlop K660 (Rear) and K560 (Rear) for 70/30 usage, made in Japan, and they are cheap! In Ecuador we have very high import duties, and even so, they came out a little less...
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2010, 04:28 PM
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Posted By longuito
Thanks a bunch for the information! All the best,

Thanks a bunch for the information! All the best,
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2010, 02:00 PM
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Posted By longuito
Question Airbag Jacket?

Hi,

Would you care to tell us about this jacket, please? Or maybe send me a PM if the group does not fin this the appropriate forum for this type of exchange? Thanks,
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2010, 12:24 PM
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Posted By longuito
Thumb Aftermarket Windscreen

I have the MRA Vario-screen, and it's probably the best accessory I have on the bike. I'm 1.83 / 6'0" and it works perfectly. Onroad I raise it as high as it goes, off, I either lower it to the max,...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2010, 09:12 AM
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Posted By longuito
Greek seat is much better. More support, cheaper,...

Greek seat is much better. More support, cheaper, top quality. If someone would like more details and pics, email me and I can send pictures. Regards,
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14,191
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Posted By longuito
Thumb Greek saddle = worth every penny

I can vouch that it's the best darn seat I've tried. I gave away my Corbin after trying this - there is really no comparison. Worth every penny...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2010, 03:18 PM
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Posted By longuito
RD04 Online Microfiches

Hello G,

Try the following page:

www.bike-parts.fr

just punt the year of your bike and the original microfiches will come up. Although I have not tried it for the RD04, if it works for the...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2010, 03:14 PM
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Posted By longuito
Hello again Kerem! For the last 4 years I...

Hello again Kerem!

For the last 4 years I have had the 46:17 setup, which makes for a very confortable highway riding without very high revs (120km/h = 5500 rpm). Saves gas, and will make your...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2010, 01:45 PM
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Posted By longuito
And La Paz, Bolivia is 4,000 masl! There you...

And La Paz, Bolivia is 4,000 masl! There you really need oxygen sometimes, and the gasoline has so little octane (84), because it's not needed! Regards...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2010, 01:35 PM
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Posted By longuito
Hi Kerem, Couldn't comment on the LV or the...

Hi Kerem,

Couldn't comment on the LV or the Laser, but the Arrow Paris Dakar Replica is great. Very light and adds considerable punch, especially with the DB killer out. It's good both at sea...
Forum: Beasts 02-11-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14,191
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Posted By longuito
Thumb Great Page! Greetings from Ecuador...

Great Page! Greetings from Ecuador...
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