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Forum: Regional forums Yesterday, 05:06 AM
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Posted By swamp
It IS a great ride!

It IS a great ride!
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
I have a feeling that your method will be...

I have a feeling that your method will be slightly more professional than mine :lol3

http://theswamp.smugmug.com/photos/i-DPGj6sp/0/L/i-DPGj6sp-L.jpg
...
Forum: Regional forums 05-19-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By swamp
Wink The Flesh Eater Challenge

https://enduroearth.files.wordpress.com/2015/05/the-american-flesh-eater-xl.jpg

At the risk of opening a bag of bitching, complaining and naysaying I'm going to try this just to see what happens....
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
shit . do you live in Ferguson or Baltimore ?

shit . do you live in Ferguson or Baltimore ?
Forum: Regional forums 05-17-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By swamp
excellent idea!

excellent idea!
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
big sur , you found one with 680 miles on it....

big sur , you found one with 680 miles on it. that's amazing. like brand new.

I think I picked mine up about two years ago. it had 800 miles on it. crazy.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-17-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 111,484
Posted By swamp
speaking of going further. what do we know about...

speaking of going further. what do we know about the engine? anything other than that its a 1000cc parallel twin? I did a google search on it but found nothing... so im guessing we know nothing. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 111,484
Posted By swamp
nah.. it shaved

nah.. it shaved
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 111,484
Posted By swamp
Eakins, I copied this from Motorcyclist's...

Eakins,
I copied this from Motorcyclist's website:

"...And the seat, which was a single-piece unit on the concept bike, is now split into separate rider and passenger elements. Patents...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
they do that because bitches think its sexy, like...

they do that because bitches think its sexy, like football cleats, shorts and a Tron t-shirt.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 111,484
Posted By swamp
I'm with you on that . sadly the small dealers...

I'm with you on that .
sadly the small dealers run by enthusiasts don't last long because they find that they would rather be riding than dealing with 'tards all day.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
:lol3 thanks Ard. that made me go limp real...

:lol3
thanks Ard. that made me go limp real quick.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 111,484
Posted By swamp
I stopped in at my local dealer today. the sales...

I stopped in at my local dealer today. the sales guy had never heard of an Africa Twin. He walked into an office and asked the resident desk jocky about it. the message the sales man relayed back to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 111,484
Posted By swamp
:lol3 this is totally going to turn into the...

:lol3

this is totally going to turn into the old thread.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 111,484
Posted By swamp
https://shanelovesmusic.files.wordpress.com/2011/0...

https://shanelovesmusic.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/more-cowbell.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 111,484
Posted By swamp
I would bet $$$ that you are right on with that....

I would bet $$$ that you are right on with that. April and May.
Honda will have my money as soon as they will take it from me.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-11-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,370,565
Posted By swamp
I think that Honda will cancel development due to...

I think that Honda will cancel development due to a class action discrimination lawsuit for using the word "Africa" in the name.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
just a random question . have any of you guys...

just a random question . have any of you guys owned one of the husqvarna Terra650 bikes? they seem to be selling cheap and with low miles recently. do you think they were any better than the XC?
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
i think that you can take it to the dealer and...

i think that you can take it to the dealer and they will plug it in to their computer to adjust it . i have a 2012 husqvarna that ive tuned with my laptop. maybe XC is tunable in this way ??
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
I should probably keep my mouth shut but .. whats...

I should probably keep my mouth shut but .. whats wrong with the fuel injection just the way it is ? the FI is rock solid on this bike.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-09-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,370,565
Posted By swamp
ah, I see now. this is a thread of sarcasm,...

ah, I see now. this is a thread of sarcasm, dreamers, crusaders, hope and sexual tension.
it'll have a lazy, scooped-out touring seat, 17" rear wheel and 10 pounds of stupid ABS bottle-baby on it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-07-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,370,565
Posted By swamp
wow, 540 pages. first time I've been in here. ...

wow, 540 pages. first time I've been in here.

I started searching around. found this:
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2015/03/honda-just-patented-its-new-adventure-bike/

when I saw the...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 68,061
Posted By swamp
whats the latest on this bike? are they going to...

whats the latest on this bike? are they going to build it or not ?

:ear
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
do something with the stock tag mount or else...

do something with the stock tag mount or else you'll break it off and lose it somewhere in new mexico. the rear wheel will smash it off.

...
Forum: Latin America 05-07-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By swamp
any new info on this machine ?

any new info on this machine ?
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
well thats good. at least the rumor mill has...

well thats good. at least the rumor mill has started churning again.

hopefully they have a non-abs option on the newer bikes.

are there any spy photos ?

have you guys seen this prototype...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
that is a good one. he has a nice comparison...

that is a good one. he has a nice comparison between the ktm 690 and the xchallenge in his report. its a shame that bmw just doesn't update the xchallenge. I mean, an 8 year old bmw machine is being...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
what causes it to wear unevenly ?

what causes it to wear unevenly ?
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
ok, every now and then i read something about...

ok, every now and then i read something about "the clutch cover" . is there some known issue with it? WHY should i be worried about a clutch cover (whats the deal with it ? ) and what should i do to...
Forum: Trials 05-03-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,364
Posted By swamp
FXt.. this is what my wiring looks like. I do...

FXt..
this is what my wiring looks like. I do not have a blue wire on my harness.


http://www.trialspartsusa.com/diagrams/KokusanDigital2005Pro.jpg
Forum: Trials 04-28-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,364
Posted By swamp
ok i removed the spark plug cap from the wire....

ok i removed the spark plug cap from the wire. stuck one meter probe in the wire and one probe to top of spark plug. no resistance .
what does this mean ?
Forum: Trials 04-28-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,364
Posted By swamp
ok. back to the garage with me then. no I...

ok. back to the garage with me then.
no I didn't test continuity or resistance. I didn't know where to test.

im guessing Im supposed to unplug the ecu then touch the blue and red ?

...
Forum: Trials 04-28-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,364
Posted By swamp
so, i unplugged the spark plug cap and tested the...

so, i unplugged the spark plug cap and tested the wire for spark. no spark.
changed the coil. no spark.
removed the flywheel, cleaned out all the red dust. reassembled . no spark.
i did not...
Forum: Trials 04-24-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,364
Posted By swamp
thanks , ill check this too

thanks , ill check this too
Forum: Trials 04-22-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,364
Posted By swamp
the socket trick is f'n brilliant. with my luck...

the socket trick is f'n brilliant. with my luck the sanyways ocket will get smashed into the flywheel bolt hole , but I'm still going to try it .


I suppose the gasket is there to keep water out?
Forum: Trials 04-22-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,364
Posted By swamp
nice tip you glue the gasket to the plastic...

nice tip
you glue the gasket to the plastic cover ? what kind of glue ?
wont that just make it harder to remove ?
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,304,460
Posted By swamp
remember to hold the start button down when bump...

remember to hold the start button down when bump starting
Forum: Trials 04-22-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,364
Posted By swamp
i just ordered one from jacks cycles $40 and...

i just ordered one from jacks cycles $40
and the gasket $?

he told me that there is supposed to be a ball bearing insert that comes with most pullers

the unit i purchased off of Amazon...
Forum: Trials 04-22-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,364
Posted By swamp
it seems like the flywheel puller tool i bought...

it seems like the flywheel puller tool i bought has an inner shaft that is too short.
anyone have a link to the correct tool ?
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 27,370
Posted By swamp
that was fast :D blue and red would be a nice...

that was fast :D
blue and red would be a nice option.

I checked beta accessories on the beta site but they didn't have any radiator guards for the xt.

what other businesses have started...
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