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Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,310
Posted By grant22
Solo bike camping: Anza-Borrego Desert

Awesome, Dan. Hope ya had fun.

I rode my big girl in baja last week and was amazin'
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5,781
Views: 1,808,673
Posted By grant22
Yes. You can't 'unbadass' them

Yes. You can't 'unbadass' them
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By grant22
That's a great solution. Thx. Gonna go that route.

That's a great solution. Thx. Gonna go that route.
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By grant22
Brings up a good solution, I'll find a uhf/vhf...

Brings up a good solution, I'll find a uhf/vhf that has Bluetooth

Thx for the idea-er
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By grant22
UHF/VHF to Sena

Long story short, going to be joining a group ride in Baja. Everyone has radios, I have Sena.

We'll make do for now, but does anyone know if there is a way, such as an iPhone app, for my phone to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,255
Posted By grant22
Not to derail, but where does one buy a light bar...

Not to derail, but where does one buy a light bar mount such as that?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 37,109
Posted By grant22
I like the screen painted. I might have to do...

I like the screen painted. I might have to do that

What did the body shop charge for that?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 37,109
Posted By grant22
I'll bet Cyclops led bulbs will go in there. U...

I'll bet Cyclops led bulbs will go in there. U just need to find out what Bulbs rade is using in there (H4, H7?)

Cyclops has plug n play led's that have built in cooling fans. I put one in my SE...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 342,462
Posted By grant22
Ok, lowered my screen like 1derer. Looks waaaaaay...

Ok, lowered my screen like 1derer. Looks waaaaaay better, I'd say with cross wind or wind at my back, no difference. Going into a headwind, a slight degradation in wind screening, but doable....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5,781
Views: 1,808,673
Posted By grant22
If you're lookin' for a road dawg, I'm interested...

If you're lookin' for a road dawg, I'm interested in going down there, too. Haven't been yet
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 342,462
Posted By grant22
I'll let u know. Thx OF

I'll let u know. Thx OF
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 342,462
Posted By grant22
I need to try that height. When I bought my SE,...

I need to try that height. When I bought my SE, it was handed to me with the screen higher. Looks goofy, but works.

Now I need to see if lower works as well for me. I'm 6'1"
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,300
Posted By grant22
Sounds good, thx [emoji106]

Sounds good, thx [emoji106]
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-23-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,300
Posted By grant22
Ok, thx yardstick. I'd like to just explore...

Ok, thx yardstick. I'd like to just explore there, but with travel time factored in to a day ride from Havasu, there isn't time.

I'm interested in riding my 990 thru Wickenberg to Pleasant, take...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,300
Posted By grant22
Can someone here tell me if the 'back way' is the...

Can someone here tell me if the 'back way' is the route that starts at/near lake pleasant?

I'm ready to go check out CK, but want to get a clue first.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5,781
Views: 1,808,673
Posted By grant22
I see those are BD lights, but who makes the...

I see those are BD lights, but who makes the bracket?

Looks good
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By grant22
Euro switch (right side) for aux lights - Super Enduro

Yes, I'm aware

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/15/01e286297764eac26959ef9c66349993.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By grant22
My '13 990 (baja) comes with aux lights that are...

My '13 990 (baja) comes with aux lights that are controlled with a factory euro switch (as u know, it has the added third position), so yes, that's what I'm looking to do: add aux lights to the SE...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By grant22
Jrod, I'm going to get the sicass switch. I...

Jrod, I'm going to get the sicass switch.

I assume the bottom position is ALL OFF, middle is headlamp only, then top position is hi beam and aux lights???

Are the aux lights fairly easy to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By grant22
Thx Jrod

Thx Jrod
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-13-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By grant22
Euro switch (right side) for aux lights - Super Enduro

Does anyone here know if the right hand side Euro switch (has the three position lighting switch) plus aux lights on a Super Enduro is pretty much plug and play?

I know that will partly depend on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-11-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By grant22
Has anyone bump started a 990 with a weak battery...

Has anyone bump started a 990 with a weak battery with success?

Just wondering if I was in BFE if I couldhave at least started down hill.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-11-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By grant22
I just had this same issue and code today. It...

I just had this same issue and code today. It was the batt and it was just too weak to start. A little charge and she was good to go.

Thank god for the search function.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By grant22
Ok, Good news and bad news Bad:...

Ok,

Good news and bad news

Bad: anything I spent money on diagnosing this problem was a waste of $$$
Good: all it was was a bulb contact issue. Although I previously visualized the bulb...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By grant22
I haven't and I'd have to put my thinking cap on...

I haven't and I'd have to put my thinking cap on for that.

I'm guessing a jumper between two leads where it plugs in on the 'bike' side of the plug?

Good call on that. I'll figure that out...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-24-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10,001
Views: 906,566
Posted By grant22
The scouts: don't expect ALOT of ankle...

The scouts: don't expect ALOT of ankle protection. They'll give abrasion protection as well as normal high top ankle support. But nothing like those vectors or mx boots.

Just an fyi.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-24-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10,001
Views: 906,566
Posted By grant22
Southwest Dual Sport Riders Club - Phoenix, AZ

Hands down THIS:

https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/712/30245/Alpinestars-Scout-Waterproof-Motorcycle-Boots

Price is right with free shipping, no tax. Also an excellent compromise between...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By grant22
Blinker Issue - 950 SE

^^^[emoji1]

Awesome

It'll get sorted. Was hoping someone had an identical issue with a straight forward fix. Oh well, I'll get there.

Thanks everyone.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By grant22
Blinker Issue - 950 SE

Agreed, but this might be more of a 'mechanical' electrical problem.

Ive got it narrowed down to the switch (I think)

Luckily, my bike is still VERY rideable [emoji106]
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By grant22
All connector pins are as they should be, also

All connector pins are as they should be, also
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By grant22
It's all pulled, but have not done any wire...

It's all pulled, but have not done any wire insulation inspections yet.

I will say I have jostled everything around and the condition remains exactly the same, so I don't think it's that.

I'm...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By grant22
I've removed it and disassembled to spray with WD...

I've removed it and disassembled to spray with WD and work it in. No obvious broken solder joints. Thanks sir
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By grant22
Ok, diode is ok, flasher module is good, and I...

Ok, diode is ok, flasher module is good, and I confirmed in the beginning the bulbs were good.

I tried flushing the switch assembly with WD and still no good. Looks like a new switch might get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 342,462
Posted By grant22
Who makes this windscreen? THANKS ...

Who makes this windscreen?

THANKS

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/23/7b14b5bdcfb2fea7e4c2e12410be4002.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-19-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15,844
Views: 1,344,141
Posted By grant22
Tucson Area Bulletin Board:

Since when does this forum (advrider) discriminate or have a problem with someone being a dick? I thought it was the preferred demeanor here? Better yet, I thought it was a protected class.

(In...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By grant22
Yup, them

Yup, them
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By grant22
Blinker Issue - 950 SE

Ok, next question:

What weight blinker fluid do I buy? And should I get synthetic?

What tire pressure should I run for optimum blinker tuning? Maybe my pressure is high on the left side of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By grant22
Cool, thanks, I'll let u know.

Cool, thanks, I'll let u know.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By grant22
Cool, thx I wish I would have checked the...

Cool, thx

I wish I would have checked the switch housing before I ordered a $50 module

Oh well

I'll try all that when I get home Sunday. SPANKS
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By grant22
Ok cool! I was worried it was something simple!

Ok cool! I was worried it was something simple!
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