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Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,383
Posted By biggziff
Talk to some local residential HVAC guys. They...

Talk to some local residential HVAC guys. They tear out perfectly good units that are older and less efficient and often scrap them. That's where mine came from.
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6,181
Views: 1,280,596
Posted By biggziff
I got the same treatment when buying my 13...

I got the same treatment when buying my 13 Touring S. and this year when buying a 14 S1000RR. Jap bike dealers were reluctant to allow a test ride (50 yr old rider coming in on $20K hardware) so I...
Forum: Hacks 11-15-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 486,760
Posted By biggziff
I believe that's a Chang Jiang with the SV...

I believe that's a Chang Jiang with the SV engine. Chinese.
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,383
Posted By biggziff
I had a big, catalytic stove in the garage. It...

I had a big, catalytic stove in the garage. It takes planning to make it work. If you want to work and want it warm you'll need to build a fire hours before you're ready to get out there (depends...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6,181
Views: 1,280,596
Posted By biggziff
M50s on the S models, some other mono block on...

M50s on the S models, some other mono block on others. I'm guessing they didn't address the rear brake, swelling tanks, etc. Also, 10 more HP when the bike weighs more may not be anything...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-30-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7,125
Views: 416,293
Posted By biggziff
My friend's family owns the original Sharon...

My friend's family owns the original Sharon Springs stage coach stop/post office/hotel Some neat history there!
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 52,664
Posted By biggziff
My first one back was cross shipped. The...

My first one back was cross shipped. The subsequent units were not. :cry
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 52,664
Posted By biggziff
They typically do not cross ship (you send yours...

They typically do not cross ship (you send yours in...they send you one back)

I shipped just the 20S back. Nothing else.
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6,181
Views: 1,280,596
Posted By biggziff
LOL Church! They can't get the...

LOL


Church!

They can't get the basics to work (rear brake) so let's complicate the engine. :rofl
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 52,664
Posted By biggziff
If you want to experience good FM reception try a...

If you want to experience good FM reception try a 5 yr old Cardo unit out. They work.

My second 20S is on its way back to me. This 20S roll out has been very poor, IMO.
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6,181
Views: 1,280,596
Posted By biggziff
Ducati probably doesn't, but the ill educated...

Ducati probably doesn't, but the ill educated buyer who looks at a BMW with the S1000RR engine in it thinks they *need* more pow-ah. It's like the megapixel race with cameras. 2 MP looks pretty damn...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,628
Posted By biggziff
Ya, my older Ural had the newer, but not newest...

Ya, my older Ural had the newer, but not newest version and it could not be seen in daylight. I had read that if you contacted them they'd send you the new version for free, but I sold the bike...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,628
Posted By biggziff
My original Oxfords are still working some 4...

My original Oxfords are still working some 4 years later. :evil

The reviews on the Koso are few and far between, but they seem like they're a cheap alternative. The few reviews I could find...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,628
Posted By biggziff
Just FYI on the voltage drop shutoff. It's been...

Just FYI on the voltage drop shutoff. It's been around for at least 5 years and only shuts off below 11.7 volts, which wasn't enough to start 2 of my bikes in the past when I've left them on. One...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,628
Posted By biggziff
My bikes that didn't come with heated grips get...

My bikes that didn't come with heated grips get the Oxford grips. I'm putting the Oxford velcro grips on the Ural tomorrow as I ride that all winter long here in NY. They're a must have when temps...
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6,181
Views: 1,280,596
Posted By biggziff
I'm 240 and at one point set the sag but have...

I'm 240 and at one point set the sag but have since tweaked everything. The only thing I don't care for is how much dive there is in the forks on braking. I guess it's the dive and how fast it...
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 486,760
Posted By biggziff
I found your bike ...

I found your bike

http://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/mcy/4702005848.html

Asking price for a T model seems fair. It's likely Ural would warrant anything major ( or it may be under warranty still)
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 486,760
Posted By biggziff
That makes things easier. Tell them you want it...

That makes things easier. Tell them you want it setup by a dealer or competent bike mechanic (not some guy they know or their tech who also works on bikes)

Do you have a Ural dealer nearby?
...
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 486,760
Posted By biggziff
Exhaust runs hot and will often glow at night. ...

Exhaust runs hot and will often glow at night. There's nothing you've told me that would concern me about the condition of this engine.

If you'd like to sell it, I have a friend looking for one. ...
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 486,760
Posted By biggziff
Red flag to what? I'm not understanding. ...

Red flag to what? I'm not understanding.

What you have is a bike that has a carbed engine that has been sitting, likely with untreated fuel in it for a long time.

Add to that the fact that the...
Forum: Hacks 10-07-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 486,760
Posted By biggziff
I know what they are, but they're not on any...

I know what they are, but they're not on any recent Ural (at least not since 2006)
Forum: Hacks 10-07-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 486,760
Posted By biggziff
It's likely the carbs need to be cleaned as well...

It's likely the carbs need to be cleaned as well as the petcock.

I don't have any idea what "shutter" you're referring to. Neither of mine have had anything like that.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By biggziff
Q3s on everything. They warm quickly, hold heat...

Q3s on everything. They warm quickly, hold heat better than slicks and last very well. Friends have switched from slicks and warmers to Q3s and are still running *very* quickly.

I run 30 PSI...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By biggziff
Need wiring diagram for 2012 FZ6R

A buddy's seat cut through the wiring on his FZ6R. Need a wiring diagram or access to an online support manual.
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 52,664
Posted By biggziff
So what was the exception? That they lost it? ...

So what was the exception? That they lost it?

So they're telling you if they lose another one they're not going replace it? wtf?
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By biggziff
Thanks. I hadn't heard about that one.

Thanks. I hadn't heard about that one.
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By biggziff
Thanks. I looked at this one today. It's got a...

Thanks. I looked at this one today. It's got a race body, full exhaust (no exup), has had the fuel pump relays done, Stator and reg/rectifier and has a lot of goodies on it. GP shift, which was...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By biggziff
Thanks. Do the 06 models have a slipper...

Thanks.

Do the 06 models have a slipper clutch as OEM? I'm guessing not.
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 49,829
Posted By biggziff
They're still out there. They're just 3-4 years...

They're still out there. They're just 3-4 years old now. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By biggziff
2006 Triumph 675 Anything I should know?

I'm looking at one of these for a dedicated track bike. Found one locally with 3K miles, all prepped for track use (race body, etc) for cheap. It's already had the stator replaced under warranty. ...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 49,829
Posted By biggziff
2015 BMW S1000RR will have a base cost of over...

2015 BMW S1000RR will have a base cost of over $17K and with the options most will want it'll crack 21K Prices went way up. Ducati is doing the same thing.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 49,829
Posted By biggziff
$80K was the number being tossed around as MSRP

$80K was the number being tossed around as MSRP
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 49,829
Posted By biggziff
H2R dealer invoice

http://www.av8r.org/h2r invoice.jpg
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6,181
Views: 1,280,596
Posted By biggziff
Yes, linked brakes

Yes, linked brakes
Forum: Battle scooters 09-28-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By biggziff
Thanks. I found that also and it couldn't be more...

Thanks. I found that also and it couldn't be more inaccurate. Appreciate your time.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By biggziff
Yamaha Morphus 250 rear tire removal help please

Trying to figure out how to remove the rear wheel on an 08 Yamaha Morphus 250. I think I need to pull the right side swingarm (it doesn't actually swing) but can't find anything online to confirm...
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 329,864
Posted By biggziff
Replaced the "Fuel temperature sensor" on my...

Replaced the "Fuel temperature sensor" on my wife's 04 Santa Fe. I'm trying to squeeze another couple years out of this vehicle and it seems I'm getting pretty good at replacing emission sensors. ...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6,181
Views: 1,280,596
Posted By biggziff
Reliable? For most of us, yes. There are some...

Reliable? For most of us, yes. There are some who have ongoing issues, but like anything man-made there are bound to be some that don't work right.

Rear brake is an issue, but usually can be...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 52,664
Posted By biggziff
:freaky:clap:freaky:clap

:freaky:clap:freaky:clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-22-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3,636
Views: 1,569,629
Posted By biggziff
Buying a sidecar bike was the best thing I've...

Buying a sidecar bike was the best thing I've done in a long time. Wife loves it, daughters love it. They tolerate my 2 wheel habit more easily now. :evil
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