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Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,680,496
Posted By Milano.B
A while back, someone mentioned that the magnetic...

A while back, someone mentioned that the magnetic oil drain plug Won't pick up Stainless Steel NSU screws should they come loose.
My ToDo list is to get regular Steel Screw with lock washer for...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 290,634
Posted By Milano.B
Here we go... It appears they are moving.......

Here we go... It appears they are moving.... :ricky :ricky

Sat pic resolution is very low. The map version does not show the islands

...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 290,634
Posted By Milano.B
Tuckers Has ACCESS PROBLEM on ADV....

I got words that they have spent some time at a Cybercafe trying to upload today ride report but ADV thinks it is spam and deny the login.
Anyone know anything about this? :huh
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 290,634
Posted By Milano.B
It works, everything is cool. Enjoy the...

It works, everything is cool.
Enjoy the Adventure :ricky:ricky

DuMilano
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 152,574
Posted By Milano.B
It was done by the dealer a few years ago. The...

It was done by the dealer a few years ago.
The bad stator looks fine on the outside... but it does smell like overheated electrical wires (crispy?)
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 152,574
Posted By Milano.B
My XT225 has the same symtom. Start fine on a...

My XT225 has the same symtom.
Start fine on a Cold bike and can run all day.
When warm if I shut it down and start again right away... no problem.
But If I wait 10-15 min, No start.

Check...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-22-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Milano.B
Congrats to CompassJames and the...

Congrats to CompassJames and the WeaveMaster(Colleen)!:freaky

How about showing us some pics to prove that you are actually there? :evil

H8Chains, they left for a 2 months tour... which is nice...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,680,496
Posted By Milano.B
I just installed the IMS tank with the IMS...

I just installed the IMS tank with the IMS petcock.
Then I pour in the gas to see how much it take to reach the top of the IMS petcock.
When you hit reserve, there is about 1.5 liter (~0.4 US...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,680,496
Posted By Milano.B
I did not feel comfortable with Jesse's bracket...

I did not feel comfortable with Jesse's bracket less the vibration damping for the GSXR muf.
So I incorporate a Grommet à la MXRob (he uses Oring).
But around 500 miles the grommet keeps...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,680,496
Posted By Milano.B
Collapsible Hwy Peg and Trail Jack ...

That is AWESOME FoxFire!...

I like the idea of 2 tools in one :clap :clap :clap

Thanks

http://i498.photobucket.com/albums/rr346/foxfire_nacho/IMG_0072.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,680,496
Posted By Milano.B
Thanks for the feedback. On my oil, I...

Thanks for the feedback.
On my oil, I compromise and used 2.2L making sure most of the oil drain out.
The sight glass indicates just below the top mark.

Does this mean with your 2L, you have...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2010, 10:47 PM
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Views: 19,680,496
Posted By Milano.B
Like yours, my '09 with 1,500 miles got a little...

Like yours, my '09 with 1,500 miles got a little oil pooling in the spark plug recess.
A few have indicated that it is not uncommon for the oil to seep out from the 2 rubber washers on top of the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,680,496
Posted By Milano.B
The warranty has expired a few months ago. I...

The warranty has expired a few months ago.

I guess the job must be quite easy since only a few has response to the Cylnder Cover Oil Leak.
Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,680,496
Posted By Milano.B
I haven't got the Expedition Dry Bag yet because...

I haven't got the Expedition Dry Bag yet because I have a few saddlebags waiting for a ride :lol3
The Expedition Dry Bag has a nice review by ProCycle, please check his website.
A note on my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,680,496
Posted By Milano.B
Taking off the head cover to seal it would be my...

Taking off the head cover to seal it would be my Last Option.
I will try to tighten the bolts to see how does it go.
Although the sealing gap in that area is less than a hair strand.
Just trying...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,680,496
Posted By Milano.B
Oil Leak...Need Advice....

I thought I was at the end of the tunnel with all the mods until I discover an oil leak from the Cylinder Head Cover :huh
It is surprising that this 2009 with just 1400 miles already has a leak. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,680,496
Posted By Milano.B
Cable Lube...

Humm, why didn't you mention it on my last shipment? :huh

Btw, Excellent Service from ProCycle (order placed by noon and items were shipped out by 2pm the same day) :thumb

The lube will be on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 101,391
Views: 19,680,496
Posted By Milano.B
Oil, how many quarts?

I think it depends how patient one wait for the oil to drain out.
I took my time on the first oil change at 117 miles on my '09
The engine was hot when the oil was drained.
Like others have...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,450
Posted By Milano.B
M You are so lucky to have your dad as your...

M

You are so lucky to have your dad as your best riding buddy.
I hope I can ride like him when I get old.

Hunting Season: I was in Lytle Creek the other week investigating a MTB route up to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,196
Posted By Milano.B
You are correct Mark. A Piste is a French word...

You are correct Mark.
A Piste is a French word for Trail. Morocco used to be a French Colony.
It can be groomed or ungroomed like our definition of "trail".
The "e" at of end of Piste is...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,755
Posted By Milano.B
Hey Rider914, glad to hear from you.:thumb I...

Hey Rider914, glad to hear from you.:thumb
I am familiar with long distance rides.
I have done Century and Double Century rides on a bicycle/MTB

The other day I went out with my two nephews...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,755
Posted By Milano.B
Will do "2 Dots"... You must be the fella on...

Will do "2 Dots"...
You must be the fella on the silver bike with a a Montana plate.
At that time, I was thinking... he is a long way from home...

You got the best of both world, Eh?

MB
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,755
Posted By Milano.B
Donkey Hotey I don’t post much because...

Donkey Hotey



I don’t post much because I feel intimidated with my tiny XT225 compared to you guys Big Bore Thumpers.
I come here often to get inspiration for the various pics, excellent ride...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,755
Posted By Milano.B
You guys look familiar... Did me meet here at the...

You guys look familiar... Did me meet here at the gate on Dec 30th?

We are a group of two XT225's and a 650 Honda.
All I remember was several big KTM's rumbling through....
Nice pics.
It was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 230,530
Posted By Milano.B
A few mods, lower gearing, open airbox and this...

A few mods, lower gearing, open airbox and this bike can cruise the Hwy at 70 mph and be as agile as a mountain goat on the single track
Love my 2004 XT225 :clap
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-26-2006, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 1,097,112
Posted By Milano.B
What a coincidence. A friend of mine from Paris...

What a coincidence.
A friend of mine from Paris just send me this...
Indeed, it is a well paid & relaxing job, Eh? :clap

http://www.pbase.com/image/55344575.jpg

Sharp eyes will notice the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2005, 11:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 18,980
Posted By Milano.B
Hummm, camping by the prison?... :huh Might be...

Hummm, camping by the prison?... :huh
Might be a little bit too close for comfort.
Campers might get "unexpected visitor” :patch at night, Eh?

We started from Grass Valley Road (off the 395)...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2005, 09:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 18,980
Posted By Milano.B
Oh Yeah? Per your request, here is a pic of...

Oh Yeah?
Per your request, here is a pic of CigarMike enjoying his favorate moment on Dec 10th.

Sorry to miss LavaBull and company but we were the only group on the trail and at the Monument....
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2005, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,413
Posted By Milano.B
Great website. :thumb It is harder and harder...

Great website. :thumb
It is harder and harder to compete for the best ride report.

Please be patient, help is on the way.
I am working with the website owner to translate the voyage into...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-14-2005, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,887
Posted By Milano.B
You might want to check out this site ...

You might want to check out this site

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Magellan_Meridian/

Yes, you have to register.
The Yahoo ads are little annoying but the forum is free.
There a a lot of...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2005, 09:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,639
Posted By Milano.B
Thanks for taking the time to translate. :thumb ...

Thanks for taking the time to translate. :thumb
Now the story starts to make sense.... no more Arab League ... buckle ... buckle :huh ?

It will be a long time before a machine translation can...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2005, 03:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,639
Posted By Milano.B
Wow, that is some awesome pics! It bugs me that...

Wow, that is some awesome pics!
It bugs me that I cannot read Chinese.
So here comes Alta-Vista in giving a helping hand.
Beware, this is a word to word translation.
You get only the general...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2004, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,976
Posted By Milano.B
Armorex Trailer

When getting into Dual Sport, I have researched quite a bit into MC trailer.
At close inspection, the Harbor Freight Tool trailer seems ‘fragile’ (900/1200 lbs)
compared to the Armorex trailer...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2004, 10:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,600
Posted By Milano.B
Btw, Nice ride report. "Risque de Brouillard"...

Btw, Nice ride report.
"Risque de Brouillard" meant "Risk of Fog" or "Possible Fog"
I assume Canadian 'Bruillard' = French "Brouillard"

Now that you have improved your French, you got to go back...
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