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Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,470
Posted By TheNaker
[QUOTE=Northyork;20663819]Can't wait to ride it,...

[QUOTE=Northyork;20663819]Can't wait to ride it, I am just waiting for the streets to be clear of snow and salt. It was delivered around 3 weeks
ago. The odometer still reads 0KM.


Nice Bike!...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20,924
Views: 5,990,099
Posted By TheNaker
Scrambler Parts/Accessories

I'm selling my Scrambler and have listed some desirable parts for sale in the flea market...
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2011, 11:21 AM
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Posted By TheNaker
A nice fall ride

trail head...
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2011, 11:20 AM
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Posted By TheNaker
A nice fall ride

Perfect weather for a ride.
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2011, 07:30 AM
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Views: 5,990,099
Posted By TheNaker
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2011, 07:29 AM
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Posted By TheNaker
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2011, 07:28 AM
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Posted By TheNaker
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2011, 07:27 AM
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Views: 5,990,099
Posted By TheNaker
Cold weather, warm hands

Just thought I'd share this simple but effective solution for warm hands. I've been riding for 20 years and have tried the heated grips, hand guards and warm gloves combination (fairly effective...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20,924
Views: 5,990,099
Posted By TheNaker
Hey CatCow - what model of barkbusters do you...

Hey CatCow - what model of barkbusters do you have? Where did you get them? Did they fit right on the stock bars? Thats exactly what I'm looking for. They look great.

Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20,924
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Posted By TheNaker
Is it me or does e 48.7 hp and 43 lb-ft at the...

Is it me or does e 48.7 hp and 43 lb-ft at the wheel seem low given all the mods you have???
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2010, 07:34 PM
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Posted By TheNaker
This is a nice solution. Anyone tested these...

This is a nice solution. Anyone tested these yet???
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2010, 07:33 PM
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Views: 5,990,099
Posted By TheNaker
Thanks. Do they stop the bike from touching down...

Thanks. Do they stop the bike from touching down on the shifter or brake pedal when you had the 'soft' drops?
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20,924
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Posted By TheNaker
Engine Bars

So I'm looking into a set of engine protection bars.

Ignoring cosmetics, which offer the best protection? There seem to be two options:

1. Triumph or Renntec engine guards that 'hug' the...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2010, 06:38 AM
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Views: 5,990,099
Posted By TheNaker
Very Nice. How bright are the idiot lights in...

Very Nice. How bright are the idiot lights in that setup? I like it but I also like the brightness of the LED idiot lights (converted) in my modified stock setup and don't want to go back to...
Forum: Vendors 07-20-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 741,233
Posted By TheNaker
Roger - can you tell me the width of this setup? ...

Roger - can you tell me the width of this setup? Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2010, 05:10 PM
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Posted By TheNaker
Excellent observation. I agree.

Excellent observation. I agree.
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2010, 01:22 PM
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Posted By TheNaker
Thanks. Good insight on the running lights.

Thanks. Good insight on the running lights.
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2010, 06:24 PM
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Posted By TheNaker
What happened to your tail light/rear signals? I...

What happened to your tail light/rear signals? I was thinking of ordering the same one but maybe not if it falls apart...

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2010, 06:01 PM
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Posted By TheNaker
A couple of pictures of this would be greatly...

A couple of pictures of this would be greatly appreciated.
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 20,924
Views: 5,990,099
Posted By TheNaker
I agree - these look like a great idea. BMW got...

I agree - these look like a great idea. BMW got halfway here with their rubber inserts that you manually have to remove for off-roading.

If these Yamaha ones could be adapted to fit we may have...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2010, 05:43 AM
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Posted By TheNaker
Do any of you who have replaced the footpegs find...

Do any of you who have replaced the footpegs find increased vibration on longer rides? I put some aluminum spiked pegs on my old R100GS and found the stock rubber pegs actually did a lot to dampen...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2010, 07:00 PM
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Posted By TheNaker
Sounds like an awesome trip. Its on my to-do...

Sounds like an awesome trip. Its on my to-do list!

Some pics of where the Renntec broke would be appreciated.

Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20,924
Views: 5,990,099
Posted By TheNaker
Did you try Revs Performance...

Did you try Revs Performance (revsperformance.com) for the Renntec? I believe they are the US importer/distributor. New Bonneville told me it was backordered but a call to Revs and the guy was very...
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20,924
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Posted By TheNaker
New Scrambler Report

Last weekend I picked up a 2008 Scrambler with only 10 miles on it. I had to fly from Toronto to South Dakota to pick it up. I then rode it home 1,450 miles over 2 days.


First a brief...
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 20,924
Views: 5,990,099
Posted By TheNaker
Thanks. I will remember to check here first!

Thanks. I will remember to check here first!
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 20,924
Views: 5,990,099
Posted By TheNaker
Thanks - so 1/4" ID should work then?

Thanks - so 1/4" ID should work then?
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2010, 06:19 PM
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Posted By TheNaker
Fuel line

I'm considering ordering a Tourtank auxiliary fuel tank to a Scrambler that I am buying out of town. Can anyone tell me if the fuel line is 1/4 or 5/16 or 3/8 ID?

Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 20,924
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Posted By TheNaker
Thanks Kevin. Doesn't sound like a show-stopper....

Thanks Kevin. Doesn't sound like a show-stopper. Do you know if the front hub of an '06 will be replaced on demand from the dealer or do you have to have a recurring problem?

Also, any other...
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20,924
Views: 5,990,099
Posted By TheNaker
I'm looking to pick up a carbbed Scrambler. Is...

I'm looking to pick up a carbbed Scrambler. Is there anywhere I can find out if there are any differences in the 2006-2008 model year? I think I read somewhere that the hubs may have changed.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-25-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,459
Posted By TheNaker
Nice work. It looks very similar to the one on...

Nice work. It looks very similar to the one on the HPN website. For $19, I guess I'll order theirs.

Thanks again.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,459
Posted By TheNaker
I meant the other vent plug (from the speedo...

I meant the other vent plug (from the speedo drive cable). It looks like you used the one that HPN sells. I'm trying to figure out the best place to get one...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2008, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,459
Posted By TheNaker
Nice job. Two quick questions if you don't mind....

Nice job. Two quick questions if you don't mind. What did you use to fasten the magnet onto the rotor? Where did you source the vent/plug for the tranny?

[QUOTE=StephenB]It will be mounted on...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,459
Posted By TheNaker
Trailtech

I've been thinking about mounting a trailtech computer to my GS (and plug the drive cable hole in the tranny). Where/how did you mount the magnet for the speedometer pickup?

Thanks.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,422
Posted By TheNaker
Good point about strength of SS. I hadn't...

Good point about strength of SS. I hadn't considered that. What do you do to 'treat' the rust on the spokes?

Maybe if I get enough brake dust and road grime on them I won't notice the rust...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,422
Posted By TheNaker
I never planned on cutting all of the spokes. My...

I never planned on cutting all of the spokes. My thought was to take off one spoke and replace it with a new one and then once it was tight move on to the next one. I guess the problem with this is...
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 39,108
Posted By TheNaker
I recently ordered a set from Motobi and,...

I recently ordered a set from Motobi and, although it took a few weeks, I received them and am very pleased.

Just thought I'd offer my recent experience.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,422
Posted By TheNaker
Restoration Questions

I'm in the process of 'restoring' a '94 R100GS PD. I have two questions for the community:

1 - what is the best solution for rusty screws/bolts. They just have minor surface rust. Can I avoid...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,882
Posted By TheNaker
This may actually be off-topic now.... I did use...

This may actually be off-topic now.... I did use a 'left-handed' or reverse or CCW drill bit to try to get the screw out. It ended up breaking in the screw and made matters worse.

All has been...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,882
Posted By TheNaker
The resevoir was a PITA to get off and I ended up...

The resevoir was a PITA to get off and I ended up disassembling the whole handlebar assembly but I finally got it apart and was able to get at the broken screw. I noticed that this screw (one of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,882
Posted By TheNaker
Thanks, I'll give it a shot tonight. Just...

Thanks, I'll give it a shot tonight. Just wasn't sure if heat is a good idea. Will I melt any internals inside the brake master cylinder mechanism? I'll have the resevoir off so that won't be an...
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