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Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 02:01 PM
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Views: 122,587
Posted By Porky
Question I agree with you on the cost! $$$$$$$$$$$ Like...

I agree with you on the cost! $$$$$$$$$$$ Like your idea to raise the instruments


"the bars only have about an inch of adjustability before longer wires/lines/cables will be needed"

Do you...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 122,587
Posted By Porky
Omarius - Regarding your comment about having to...

Omarius - Regarding your comment about having to look down to see the instruments--------you might be interested in this:

...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 122,587
Posted By Porky
I concur with your observations and would add a...

I concur with your observations and would add a couple more which are probably complaints peculiar to me (at age 73).

3. Not enough stock cable/hose slack to add a 1" up and 1" back bar riser...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 122,587
Posted By Porky
Have seen those but don't want to buy two new...

Have seen those but don't want to buy two new (expensive) levers when one lever matching the existing brake lever would do.
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 122,587
Posted By Porky
Yamaha needs to come out with an adjustable...

Yamaha needs to come out with an adjustable clutch lever (to match the adjustable brake lever already on the bike) for those of us with smaller hands.:thumb

I know Triumph sells a matching...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
I wonder if "Golden Boy" is the best brand name...

I wonder if "Golden Boy" is the best brand name for any product.:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx323/Sixxpak/D...

http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx323/Sixxpak/Dualsport%20rides%20--%20Northland/P1130135_zps8e73b857.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 09:35 AM
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Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
6000 pages!--------:eek1

6000 pages!--------:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
The point is you "said" the IU 31A was...

The point is you "said" the IU 31A was recommended for the DR. Perhaps it is ok to use in the DR, but it is not recommended by Denso.

I "said" Denso recommends the IU 31 iridium and provided...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
Yes, I see/have seen the pictures you posted,...

Yes, I see/have seen the pictures you posted, however, the fact remains that Denso recommends the IU 31 iridium plug.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
Derek - Not to argue because I do respect...

Derek -

Not to argue because I do respect your opinions and knowledge BUT

Denso recommends the IU 31
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
Question Correct spark plug gap

I have 2 Denso Iridium plugs (IU 31 5364) to install before riding season.

The question, "what should the gap on these plugs be?", has been asked and answered previously on Adv Rider.

The...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
The connections on the bottom side of the toggle...

The connections on the bottom side of the toggle switch on my heated grips are open to the elements and over a 6 year period have had no problems. Knock on wood.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
' No resistors needed for the LED license...

'

No resistors needed for the LED license plate bolts.

Got mine 3 or 4 years ago from http://www.customdynamics.com/illuminatorz_licence_plates.htm#LED_Tag_Bolts

By cutting the plastic...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
Is there any real good reason for having the...

Is there any real good reason for having the rubber boots/gaiters on the front forks if the bike is not used off-pavement?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 97,236
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Posted By Porky
The heat on my '08 DR is absolutely nothing...

The heat on my '08 DR is absolutely nothing compared to my '11 Triumph Tiger 800. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
Do you use the stock plug gap?

Do you use the stock plug gap?
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
Mine is both lowered as prescribed by the factory...

Mine is both lowered as prescribed by the factory AND lowered further by 1 1/2" lowering links and a fork drop of 3/4". This works just fine on the street and for light off-road use.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
I have a Corbin seat that has been modified to...

I have a Corbin seat that has been modified to add a gel pad. I find the foam on the Corbin (even with the gel pad) to be as hard as a rock.

How does the Corbin compare with the Sargent seat in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
Mine looked exactly like this at 6100 miles! ...

Mine looked exactly like this at 6100 miles! :huh
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
Use one on all my bikes--I cut them down so there...

Use one on all my bikes--I cut them down so there is more room for my hand on the grip.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
GREAT IDEA :clap Have been thinking about...

GREAT IDEA :clap

Have been thinking about thicker grips but want to retain my Cramp Buster. Your idea will enable me to keep my Buster.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
+Harley dealers have lots and lots of parts in...

+Harley dealers have lots and lots of parts in stock.

Had to order a clutch cable from the local dealer for my DR.:eek1 In his words, "we don't normally stock any cables".
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
Regarding all of the recent comments about the...

Regarding all of the recent comments about the 800xc, let me give my opinion after having owned the 800 road version.

They are hot, especially on the right side---hotter than ANY new bike I have...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
My '08 has a little over 6000 miles on the...

My '08 has a little over 6000 miles on the original Trailwings. At about 6500, or so, both front (cupped) and rear will need to be replaced. I would like to replace them with some sort of street...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
Just fall with the stock hand guards and the...

Just fall with the stock hand guards and the levers are automatically shortened.

I like the brake side better broken and have left it for several years.
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,509
Posted By Porky
CUT THEM OFF.......... ...

CUT THEM OFF..........

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b339/bawfcco/Bikes/P1000106.jpg


http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b339/bawfcco/Bikes/P1000105.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,509
Posted By Porky
Were ECU adjustments required?

Were ECU adjustments required?
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
Question Speaking of turn signal indicators, mine started...

Speaking of turn signal indicators, mine started flashing rapidly and I found both of my front turn signals were out. Other than both bulbs going bad at the same time, what else could be wrong?
...
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,509
Posted By Porky
I don't remember if mine were powder coated from...

I don't remember if mine were powder coated from the factory or not. The ones I took off have been turned into Bud Light cans by now.:1drink
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,509
Posted By Porky
Powder coat them black or remove and recycle them...

Powder coat them black or remove and recycle them with your beer cans.:D (They are aluminum)
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,509
Posted By Porky
Click on the link in the post.. Their phone...

Click on the link in the post.. Their phone number is on the website. Call them.:freaky

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b339/bawfcco/Bikes/P1000126.jpg
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,509
Posted By Porky
<TABLE><TBODY><TR><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: center"...

<TABLE><TBODY><TR><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: center" colSpan=2>TOP TIER Gasoline Retailers:</TD></TR><TR><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: center" colSpan=2></TD></TR><TR><TD style="WIDTH: 241px">USA</TD><TD...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 97,236
Views: 18,407,241
Posted By Porky
CHEESY (to the max) ...

CHEESY (to the max)


http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b339/bawfcco/Forum/nc.jpg
Forum: Beasts 12-27-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,509
Posted By Porky
"Where can I get a Scorpion in the US??? I have...

"Where can I get a Scorpion in the US??? I have done so many searches and come up with nothing. Had one on my Wee Strom, carbon fiber, and it sounded so good. Everybody commented on that pipe. Any...
Forum: Beasts 12-27-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,509
Posted By Porky
+2

+2
Forum: Beasts 12-27-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,509
Posted By Porky
TAW Performance is the U.S. distributor...

TAW Performance is the U.S. distributor (wholesale only) for Scorpion Exhausts.

TAW Performance recommended this retailer to me http://indysuperbike.com/customer/home.php

Indysuperbikes had...
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,509
Posted By Porky
Has anyone installed a Power Commander on the...

Has anyone installed a Power Commander on the 800? If so, what were the results?
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,509
Posted By Porky
+1

+1
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