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Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,798
Posted By propilot10
Yes I totally know about "Trade A Plane" I spent...

Yes I totally know about "Trade A Plane" I spent as many hours drooling over the planes I hope to have someday as I did flipping through my dads playboy stash when I was a kid. Yes I am a pilot. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,587
Posted By propilot10
So far I can recommend the dealer in Elk Grove....

So far I can recommend the dealer in Elk Grove. Nor cal Motorsports. Bought a new one a year ago. Have not had the need for any real repair work only a battery replaced under warranty. But they are...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,254
Posted By propilot10
Mines near new stock. Does the same thing. No...

Mines near new stock. Does the same thing. No worries.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 2,129,226
Posted By propilot10
Finally took my sweet Lilly on a proper adventure...

Finally took my sweet Lilly on a proper adventure ride. No longer does she shine like she once did. I found out she's really a tough old broad. Should have named her Margaret thatcher. Started the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-01-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18,717
Views: 7,473,617
Posted By propilot10
Nice place to get a flat. Too bad my pump failed....

Nice place to get a flat. Too bad my pump failed. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/03/02/dyqamu8a.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By propilot10
I'm no expert. But mine does the same thing and...

I'm no expert. But mine does the same thing and its a 2012 with 5k on it. Pretty normal from what I know. Many on here have done a dual fan set up to cool it quicker but I would guess its only...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-01-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,900
Posted By propilot10
I have the new motion pro tool and I have to say...

I have the new motion pro tool and I have to say after my first use trail side I was not impressed. After grinding the finish off the rim and getting nowhere I switched to the side stand technique...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,406
Posted By propilot10
Well I finally got around to getting to the...

Well I finally got around to getting to the dealer. (Freaking Xmas) they replaced it under warranty and next week will be checking the bike for anything that may be a draw on the bike and make sure...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 2,129,226
Posted By propilot10
Put a new battery in and started her up....

Put a new battery in and started her up. Listening to it idle now. Love the freaking sound of this thing! 3 eels has been way too long.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By propilot10
Mine works great too. Doesn't cramp at all. I...

Mine works great too. Doesn't cramp at all. I second the clear mask protection for the plastic. I camped out if mine for 5 days had all I needed in it. Very good quality and inexpensive compared to...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-16-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,243
Posted By propilot10
On mine it works. 2012 adv. no idea on earlier...

On mine it works. 2012 adv. no idea on earlier years.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-28-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,406
Posted By propilot10
I'm going down tomorrow to get it load tested. Is...

I'm going down tomorrow to get it load tested. Is it unreasonable to expect it to be able to sit idle a week or two without being in a tender? I don't have any new electrical stuff. Bone stock. So...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-28-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,406
Posted By propilot10
Stock battery life

I know the subject has been discussed at great length but I have to ask again. Did the search and can't find what I'm looking for.

I have 2012 adventure with 4700 miles got it in may. The battery...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 2,129,226
Posted By propilot10
While its on the center stand?

While its on the center stand?
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 10,352
Views: 2,129,226
Posted By propilot10
Fixed a flat for the first time. A bead breaker...

Fixed a flat for the first time. A bead breaker is in my future. Thank god it was only a mile from the next exit where the local fire chief hooked me up with a clamp and air....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,889
Posted By propilot10
As you can see the opinions here differ greatly...

As you can see the opinions here differ greatly and doing what's right for you might not be right for another. (Whatever you do don't ask about oil) As another inmate pointed out I am a noob and...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,889
Posted By propilot10
I respectfully disagree. If you follow this line...

I respectfully disagree. If you follow this line of logic then any car that can do over 80 would be a waste of time. Or driving a lifted truck around on blacktop and not out scraping sheet metal...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,889
Posted By propilot10
I totally agree. I think my background has had a...

I totally agree. I think my background has had a big impact on my ridding abilities. And yes, the bike beckons you to push it. But setting a personal limit is key. Something I would have never done...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,889
Posted By propilot10
My 990 was my first bike. I'm 38 and reflective...

My 990 was my first bike. I'm 38 and reflective and cautious. It's been pretty easy for me to get use to. Just be mindful when you head out of all the potential dangers and ride within your comfort...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,135
Posted By propilot10
NorCal Motorsports in Elk Grove (south of sac) is...

NorCal Motorsports in Elk Grove (south of sac) is awesome. Just ask for Eric. He owns and operates the place. Tell him Ben Green sent you. I got a fair price no bs and down to earth people.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,135
Posted By propilot10
Did you pull the trigger?

Did you pull the trigger?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,705
Posted By propilot10
I love mine too. She's sitting next to me while I...

I love mine too. She's sitting next to me while I fix the washing machine. Begging me to take her out for a drink, rough her up and ride her hard.

Sorry baby, maybe later...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By propilot10
Did the same thing. Take the screw out of the...

Did the same thing. Take the screw out of the lens and the whole thing will come apart. With it in pieces so to speak because the wire will still keep you from being able to remove it from the bike....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,990
Posted By propilot10
Oh yeah. As far as maintenance being an issue. I...

Oh yeah. As far as maintenance being an issue. I too think all bikes have their difficulties. I only have 3500 miles and have only done one oil change. It was a bit of a learning curve but nothing...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-23-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,990
Posted By propilot10
Don't buy a ktm if you don't like grinning like a...

Don't buy a ktm if you don't like grinning like a school boy who just got his first kiss every time you ride.
I too was torn between the ktm and the bmw. I rented the bmw for a few days and really...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-19-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,372
Posted By propilot10
Yeah, I think Alaskan had a problem with that. I...

Yeah, I think Alaskan had a problem with that. I think the moral of the story is, if you use WD-40 people die. Lol
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18,717
Views: 7,473,617
Posted By propilot10
Went for a ride from my house in elk grove ca on...

Went for a ride from my house in elk grove ca on all back roads to near Tahoe. Chose the smallest roads depicted on google and went for it. Found some awesome dirt and gravel roads and ended up near...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,372
Posted By propilot10
You are making me a believer. I've used many...

You are making me a believer. I've used many DuPont products over the years and they have all worked very well. I'm going to order some and give it a try. I was thinking I'd use up what I have but...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,372
Posted By propilot10
Thanks for all this. Sounds like I was on the...

Thanks for all this. Sounds like I was on the right path. Maybe just go lighter on the lube. When I run out of what I have I think I'm going to try the DuPont stuff or similar. If it prevents all the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,372
Posted By propilot10
I was wondering about this as well. Sure the...

I was wondering about this as well. Sure the chain may be lubed internally but what about the sprockets? It is metal on metal. I have used triflow on my mt bike for years. Easy to remove and apply....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,372
Posted By propilot10
Thanks. I'll read up on this stuff.

Thanks. I'll read up on this stuff.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,372
Posted By propilot10
I really like the idea of just put what's cheap...

I really like the idea of just put what's cheap on it and go. If the o-rings have all the lube they need internally then keeping the chain from rusting and keeping it clean makes sense. I wonder how...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,998
Posted By propilot10
Just got off the phone with USAA. Here's the...

Just got off the phone with USAA. Here's the skinny.

They provide coverage in just a few states. California (must have mc enforcement a min of three years in this state), Michigan, New Hampshire,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,372
Posted By propilot10
Good info. Thank you. Im sure all brands flings...

Good info. Thank you. Im sure all brands flings off to a degree. I'm pretty sure I was just over doing it. Too much is better than too little at least that's what the wife says. ;)
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,998
Posted By propilot10
I was thinking I can call usaa and find the gal...

I was thinking I can call usaa and find the gal that sold me the policy and forward that on to any who are interested.
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,998
Posted By propilot10
I nuked the pic of my proof card. Maybe she...

I nuked the pic of my proof card. Maybe she pulled some strings for me. ??Don't want to be canceled because some inmate walks in with a copy of my card as proof they insure bikes and blows the...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,998
Posted By propilot10
Not true. Bought my bike in late may. Haven't had...

Not true. Bought my bike in late may. Haven't had a bike to insure in years. Only been insured with usaa for the last two years. I posted a pic of my proof of insurance card. It's usaa. I had...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,998
Posted By propilot10
You actually made me go look at my proof of...

You actually made me go look at my proof of insurance card. Yup. It's usaa. So I guess they insure bikes. I insure the house cars etc with them. Maybe that has something to do with it.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,683
Posted By propilot10
Been in Cali a long time. My buddy that does boat...

Been in Cali a long time. My buddy that does boat repair has made a lot of money replacing fuel tanks that ethanol has ruined.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,372
Posted By propilot10
I think I may be putting too much on. It came...

I think I may be putting too much on. It came from the factory petty gooped up so I thought I should try to keep it that way. I'll get it right eventually. Thanks for the input.
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