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Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,642,289
Posted By Seventy One
Looks like you need a Pre-Uni-Filter Filter for...

Looks like you need a Pre-Uni-Filter Filter for your Uni-Filter air filter. According to the people at ADVrider, dirty filters don't trap dirt and will allow dirty air to enter the engine.

I'd...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 564,991
Posted By Seventy One
No. It's time to re-set it. My laptop keeps...

No. It's time to re-set it. My laptop keeps dropping the USB connection to the bike. I've even grounded it to the battery without success.
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,642,289
Posted By Seventy One
How so? Is it not the filters job to...

How so?

Is it not the filters job to collect and trap dirt?
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 564,991
Posted By Seventy One
20k today. ...

20k today.

http://i589.photobucket.com/albums/ss335/1911Kimber/MISC/007re-sized.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,642,289
Posted By Seventy One
I live, commute, ride and tour on gravel roads...

I live, commute, ride and tour on gravel roads and have never had a filter plug.

A dirty air filter is a filter that is working and doing it's job.

The Uni-Filter is still a waste of time...
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,642,289
Posted By Seventy One
I fail to see how it could possibly save any...

I fail to see how it could possibly save any time. The tank has to come off every 6,000 miles anyway. When you re-install the tank, put a fresh air filter in it. That's it. It only takes 20-30...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,642,289
Posted By Seventy One
This is why I haven't bought one yet and do not...

This is why I haven't bought one yet and do not ever plan on it.
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,642,289
Posted By Seventy One
Anyone need a few bucks? I'm looking for a pair...

Anyone need a few bucks? I'm looking for a pair of foot pegs.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=989599
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,918
Views: 473,027
Posted By Seventy One
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3,918
Views: 473,027
Posted By Seventy One
Does anyone make better passenger pegs for the...

Does anyone make better passenger pegs for the XC?

My girlfriend hates the pegs on the bike because when we're riding off-road, her feet frequently slip off the pegs. Naturally this forces her to...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,065
Posted By Seventy One
My first bike was a DR650 and my second bike was...

My first bike was a DR650 and my second bike was an 800XC.

For all the reasons previously mentioned, I do NOT recommend the XC as a first bike.

I strongly recommend either a used DR650 or KLR...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,642,289
Posted By Seventy One
My front and rear wheel spacers and seals are...

My front and rear wheel spacers and seals are worn out at 19,000 miles. The spacers themselves have some pretty serious grooves in them and the seals barely touch them. In fact, there is significant...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,642,289
Posted By Seventy One
Thanks for the explanation. I just got off...

Thanks for the explanation.

I just got off the phone with the "local" dealer. They said it was fine to install this new sprocket. F-it. I'm just gonna order one. This job sucked and I don't want...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,642,289
Posted By Seventy One
It took a heat gun to get the counter shaft...

It took a heat gun to get the counter shaft sprocket off. What a PITA.

My kit came with the sprocket on the left. Obviously, it does not include the rubber bits that the stocker has. What are...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,642,289
Posted By Seventy One
Lucky you. Looks like I'm gonna need an impact...

Lucky you. Looks like I'm gonna need an impact wrench. My 24" breaker bar wouldn't budge it. This nut doesn't happen to be reverse threads, is it?
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,642,289
Posted By Seventy One
I'm in the middle of changing the chain and...

I'm in the middle of changing the chain and sprockets on my XC and have run into a problem...specifically the front (output shaft) sprocket.

How am I supposed to get that thing off the bike? If my...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,073
Posted By Seventy One
Metal handles = blisters. :deal

Metal handles = blisters. :deal
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,124
Posted By Seventy One
I have seated all my tires with a $25 Slime...

I have seated all my tires with a $25 Slime compressor.

The Aerostich balancer is really nice. I got mine on sale a couple years ago. ($125 iirc)....
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,431
Posted By Seventy One
My Aerostich Darien is waterproof. Just sayin'..

My Aerostich Darien is waterproof. Just sayin'..
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 160,465
Posted By Seventy One
If your objective is a cooler riding bike, I've...

If your objective is a cooler riding bike, I've already (thanklessly) given you the answer you need. I have done so three separate times. Once again, you need to ride it more. You need to break the...
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 160,465
Posted By Seventy One
"Solution"? You make this sound like a problem....

"Solution"? You make this sound like a problem. It isn't, it's completely normal.

Just ride the bike. It WILL get significantly cooler once you've put some miles on it.

Step away from the...
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 160,465
Posted By Seventy One
Just ride the bike. It WILL get significantly...

Just ride the bike. It WILL get significantly cooler once you've put some miles on it.

What you got here is hundreds of closely machined parts, all of 'em working hard and in very close proximity...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,947
Posted By Seventy One
Thanks for the link! I was looking for them.

Thanks for the link! I was looking for them.
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,947
Posted By Seventy One
I'm surprised I kept using it too. I just...

I'm surprised I kept using it too.

I just assumed it fell off the first time because I had failed to get it latched properly. After the first incident, I took extra care making sure it was...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 160,465
Posted By Seventy One
How many miles on your bike?

How many miles on your bike?
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,947
Posted By Seventy One
UPDATE. A neighbor dropped off the case a...

UPDATE.

A neighbor dropped off the case a couple hours ago. Someone found it on the road and dropped it off at their place.

I am obviously quite happy to have it back and still very...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,947
Posted By Seventy One
I like the SW Motech top plate on my bike. It was...

I like the SW Motech top plate on my bike. It was the Twisted Throttle junk which failed.

First it failed at 3 months when the Pelican contained my rain gear and a few small hand tools (allen...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,947
Posted By Seventy One
If there is a maximum allowable weight, it sure...

If there is a maximum allowable weight, it sure isn't mentioned on the Twisted Throttle site. I haven't weighed all the gear that was in it but I doubt it was more than 7-8 lbs. It didn't stop them...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 160,465
Posted By Seventy One
Once my Tiger started to get some miles on it,...

Once my Tiger started to get some miles on it, the heat (mostly) went away. I suspect it has to do with being a new engine with very tight clearances.

The reason I say this is because my DR650...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,947
Posted By Seventy One
Heads up guys. Apparently Twisted Throttle Quick...

Heads up guys. Apparently Twisted Throttle Quick Release Pelican mounts are designed to fall off your bikes if they are operated on state maintained gravel roads.

Also, minimalistic, lightweight...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,947
Posted By Seventy One
This is a (mostly complete) list of what I lost. ...

This is a (mostly complete) list of what I lost.

Marmot "Never winter" 30 degree down bag. ($200)
Army Gore Tex Bivy Bag ($50)
USN Ka Bar (priceless) A gift from a retired cop who is in poor...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Seventy One
I hope it's OK for me to post this here, but...

I hope it's OK for me to post this here, but Twisted Throttle sucks.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=975327
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,947
Posted By Seventy One
You're at the point where I lost my case. IME,...

You're at the point where I lost my case. IME, when it gets tricky to lock it, watch out. You sure won't hear it go and you probably won't see it go. If you don't get back to it within a few minutes,...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,947
Posted By Seventy One
Here's a closer look at their "quick release". ...

Here's a closer look at their "quick release".

http://i589.photobucket.com/albums/ss335/1911Kimber/MISC/Pics568.jpg

That little latch is all that kept my Pelican on the bike....sorta. This is...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,947
Posted By Seventy One
Twisted Throttle junk.

I lost a Pelican 2600 Storm case off my Tiger this weekend because the mounting kit I bought from Twisted Throttle failed.
...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,995
Posted By Seventy One
Full Bore makes a 60/40 tire now?

Full Bore makes a 60/40 tire now?
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,696
Posted By Seventy One
If you're gonna tour, get something that's...

If you're gonna tour, get something that's waterproof. That way you can skip the rain gear and save that space for something else.

Pockets are seriously over rated. Vents let hot air in.

Buy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 98,257
Posted By Seventy One
I stealth camp frequently and I always use a bivy...

I stealth camp frequently and I always use a bivy bag. On cool or cold mornings, the sleeping bag can be a little damp due to condensation. Any water on the bivy bag can usually just be shaken off.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,977
Posted By Seventy One
Who the heck is Darien?

Who the heck is Darien?
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,482
Views: 564,991
Posted By Seventy One
Close. He usually pulls his Harley on a trailer. ...

Close. He usually pulls his Harley on a trailer.

That makes loading up camping gear a whole lot easier.
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