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Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 207,204
Posted By pyrate
YeeHAWWWW!

:lol3

Every year I look forward to da best RR's evah! WAN WAN WAN!!!

:lurk

Da skoolbus is back! :clap:wings

:wave
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 173,251
Posted By pyrate
Wicked Whoo hooo, the Wans are out riding da skoolbus...

Whoo hooo, the Wans are out riding da skoolbus again!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Trunk base / mounting plate

The mounting plate for the rear trunk on my 2008 is cracked (the part that stays on the bike) and I'm curious if anyone has attempted to replace one and or have one for sale.
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Ditto: like was it wrecked and the bags were...

Ditto: like was it wrecked and the bags were damaged or....?
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Hard sided luggage is stock. Trunk is an...

Hard sided luggage is stock. Trunk is an accessory.

Check this page out for year to year comparisons: http://www.fjrforum.com/files/fjrcomparo.pdf
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 62,464
Posted By pyrate
Chile.

Chile.
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 62,464
Posted By pyrate
A friend of mine rides a WR in S. America. He has...

A friend of mine rides a WR in S. America. He has 69,000 miles (not KM) on it and I asked what he has done to it. "Add fuel" was his response. So it sounds like they are up to the challenge. A WR is...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Read this from Michelin's website about the PR2: ...

Read this from Michelin's website about the PR2:

180/55 ZR 17 rear also available in a 'B' version, specifically designed for loaded sport touring or riding two-up

Not sure what the exact...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Sticker

Anyone had to replace that YAMAHA "sticker" on the saddle bag? Mine has decided to jump ship (speed related? :lol3) on one side and not finding a replacement anywhere.
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Bought my '08 w/ 20,000 and had a leaking fork...

Bought my '08 w/ 20,000 and had a leaking fork seal. Not sure what the average mileage is for replacement but hopefully that helps.

One thing to note, I hear the fork oil is the same as the R1...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Talking Just because you can't see my raven 08 as it flys...

Just because you can't see my raven 08 as it flys by!!!
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,205
Posted By pyrate
In comparison to the MC5, amazingly comfortable....

In comparison to the MC5, amazingly comfortable. Very tiny exterior and fits along the ear much better with no pressure in the helmet. I wish I had ones w/ controls on them but when there is a deal...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Yeah, if I stopped filling it when it first...

Yeah, if I stopped filling it when it first appears full, the gauge doesn't render full. So not filling the additional space isn't ideal. I will try it on a center stand to see if it makes much of a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Getting on it on the center stand w/ bags on is...

Getting on it on the center stand w/ bags on is always fun. :lol3

It's one of those fun things w/ any bike is learning how much fuel you can put in it and where the reserve kicks in. The first...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Filling the tank

I picked up a 2008 and curious about filling the fuel tank. Top it off to the level of the interior "screen" and it's not full. Keep adding fuel and it runs to the top but wait a few seconds and...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,205
Posted By pyrate
Ordered a set. I will let everyone know if they...

Ordered a set. I will let everyone know if they work out. :deal
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,205
Posted By pyrate
I had the ERi6 until Dec when one side died....

I had the ERi6 until Dec when one side died. Bought the MC5 and they lasted a month. The left side crapped out last night. They were not as comfortable as the ERi6's either.

So thanks everyone...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Thanks for the pics. This kit is plug and play or...

Thanks for the pics. This kit is plug and play or cut and solder? Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Thanks for the head's up on that one. $350...

Thanks for the head's up on that one.

$350 hmmmm........ Motoworld of El Cajon. Well, I can save on shipping as they are close. I tried to by a FJR from them but their pricing was $$$$$$.
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Thanks. Just bought it so trying to sort some...

Thanks. Just bought it so trying to sort some options.
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Thanks. I'll check that out.

Thanks. I'll check that out.
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Anyone have the '13 with the stock heated grips...

Anyone have the '13 with the stock heated grips able to compare with aftermarket ones the previously used on an earlier model? I'm curious if its easy or worth it to buy the '13 grips to install on...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Number Fixed

Finally reached the seller.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-GG7SsRum6Ck/URW-_T76qLI/AAAAAAAAFKQ/3AgzFUgs8zk/w849-h637-p-k/photo-1.JPG

2008
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Still looking to buy. There is one on my local...

Still looking to buy. There is one on my local Craigslist but its a wrong nbr!!!! Grrrr!
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,094
Posted By pyrate
Yeah, just don't want to do this every day. I...

Yeah, just don't want to do this every day. I have a very small garage and need to keep my bike and truck in it. The truck has to come out of the garage before the bike can be moved. Repeat the...
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,094
Posted By pyrate
Thanks for the info. I will be using a stand like...

Thanks for the info. I will be using a stand like this on a daily basis so it needs it to be a fairly smooth operation.
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,094
Posted By pyrate
How thick is the bottom plate? And how much...

How thick is the bottom plate? And how much weight are you putting on it?
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-01-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 51,614
Posted By pyrate
Ride along

I'm in. - always look forward to these.
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 173,251
Posted By pyrate
Yay!

Thanks so much to the WANS for the best RR once again. YAY!!! Hi from SD!
http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/706332_395679273841264_1586916012_o.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 173,251
Posted By pyrate
They probably would like to charge a dollar but...

They probably would like to charge a dollar but enjoy watching adventure riders fumble with gloves trying to get quarters! :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 173,251
Posted By pyrate
That was impressive!! Two up riding in the dirt...

That was impressive!! Two up riding in the dirt on single track. :clap:clap:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:freaky:freaky:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 173,251
Posted By pyrate
Where was the video of the two up riding drill?...

Where was the video of the two up riding drill? You guys would rock that!!! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 173,251
Posted By pyrate
You sure this isn't supposed to say, "It was...

You sure this isn't supposed to say, "It was really pissing ME off." :lol3:lol3:lol3 I can think of a few couples that would like one way communication only. :rofl:rofl:rofl Just kidding. Loving...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Where is it at? :evil I'd fly and ride! :lol3...

Where is it at? :evil I'd fly and ride! :lol3 I've been looking and not found prices as good as that here.
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=44...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=447323
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
The waiting game

I found a 2008 FJR w/ 19k on it at a dealer. Bike is in good shape, just a few minor scratches here and there which is norm w/ that mileage. Dealer wants $1200 higher than KBB. I offered them KBB....
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 86,928
Posted By pyrate
Helllllllo Wans!! Great to see a new RR from you!...

Helllllllo Wans!! Great to see a new RR from you! :clap Glad all is going well and love the laughs. :lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 313,987
Posted By pyrate
Brady made a bag for a set of campfire irons (no,...

Brady made a bag for a set of campfire irons (no, I don't take them on the bike) and it is perfect. Just another vote for Brady's great work and ability to work on any idea you might have so don't...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
Thank you. I think I might have found a 2008 w/...

Thank you. I think I might have found a 2008 w/ 6,000 miles within my price range (less than the 2009 w/ double the mileage). I will keep this in mind should that fall through.
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 590,321
Posted By pyrate
It's a dealer sale. They checked and the recalls...

It's a dealer sale. They checked and the recalls have been done.
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