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Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 04:51 AM
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Posted By CTDan
[QUOTE=Jon;24849779]I really like my Sertao and...

[QUOTE=Jon;24849779]I really like my Sertao and just need to upgrade the seat a little to be perfect for my needs.

Try a Coleman ATV seat pad. They're available on amazon. It's the best $20 I've...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 03:08 PM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
Does it help with the wobble you get when you...

Does it help with the wobble you get when you have tkc 80's on the bike?
Over 80mph is a bit on the scary side!
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 01:06 PM
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Views: 213
Posted By CTDan
Remus G650GS exhaust review and customer service

I decided at the BMW MOA rally that I was going to buy a Remus exhaust for my Sertao. Called them up Monday after the rally and the guy even remembered talking to me .
The exhaust showed up nicely...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 05:13 AM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
Trust me I've thought about that... May need to...

Trust me I've thought about that... May need to give it some more consideration.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 02:08 AM
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Posted By CTDan
I'd still like to see a 650 single with a bigger...

I'd still like to see a 650 single with a bigger tank, better suspension, better clutch, and a 6th gear. The Tao has enough power for me, although more wouldn't hurt my feelings.
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 08:31 AM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
I have a friend that rides a KLR. Seems like he...

I have a friend that rides a KLR. Seems like he rode mostly on the road though... Anyway, I just remember a long stretch of I-80 that we ran 90mph+ on and he didn't seem to wobble (I was on an 800gs...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 07:07 AM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
Looking at this picture makes me wonder if anyone...

Looking at this picture makes me wonder if anyone has run the stock KLR tires on their Sert / g650gs.
I'm just curious to know if they give the death wobble like the TKC's on our bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 01:45 PM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
Hi everyone, I recently converted to a single...

Hi everyone,
I recently converted to a single sided exhaust, and now I'd like to add a 4"(inside diameter)x18" pvc tube in the vacant spot. I have Jesse bags, so I could use hose clamps to attach...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 12:02 PM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
I saw it suggested that you could bend the spring...

I saw it suggested that you could bend the spring one way and insert coins in the gap created on the other side. Then bend the other way and insert coins on the other side. Do this until the spring...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 04:49 PM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
Laugh I think a large piece of cardboard under the bike...

I think a large piece of cardboard under the bike is also a good idea.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 03:26 PM
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Posted By CTDan
Would someone mind hitting me with a (brief or...

Would someone mind hitting me with a (brief or detailed) step by step on this oil change?



It's not hard, but it sure makes a mess!
When you pull the filter cover there's no way (that I can...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 12:47 PM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
There was a guy at the MOA rally in MN last...

There was a guy at the MOA rally in MN last weekend that had a Leo Vince on his bike that I would have loved to hear, but for some strange reason he wouldn't start his bike for me.:norton
It was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 10:15 AM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
It was stuck on there pretty good... I thought...

It was stuck on there pretty good...
I thought maybe I was not seeing a bolt, but I got it off.

Holy smoke the Remus is loud when you're on the throttle!
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 08:10 AM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
The stock exhaust weighed 13.4lbs.

The stock exhaust weighed 13.4lbs.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 07:18 AM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
I bought a Remus exhaust and it arrived today. I...

I bought a Remus exhaust and it arrived today. I feel a little silly asking, but I'm having trouble removing the stock exhaust. Can anyone help me?

By the way, the Remus exhaust weighs 5lbs...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 27,884
Posted By CTDan
In other words... Why does a bullet proof motor...

In other words... Why does a bullet proof motor always have to be surrounded by the cheapest components?

I couldn't agree with you more. I don't want to have to rebuild my brand new bikes to make...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 42,268
Posted By CTDan
Ordered! Thanks for the information, I...

Ordered!
Thanks for the information, I appreciate it.
Dan
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 42,268
Posted By CTDan
I ordered the Yuasa... I'm not sure that I'm...

I ordered the Yuasa... I'm not sure that I'm getting good voltage out of my bike, and the lithium says you must have at least 13.1, so without having checked that I'm going the less expensive, but...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 42,268
Posted By CTDan
Thank you very much!!

Thank you very much!!
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 42,268
Posted By CTDan
Can anyone suggest a battery for my 2007? I'd...

Can anyone suggest a battery for my 2007? I'd like to get one that has the most cranking amps and best life. In general, I want the best battery on the market for these bikes.
thanks
Dan
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 05:47 AM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
Thank you all for the tips. Dan

Thank you all for the tips.

Dan
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 12:52 AM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
Thanks... I can't believe I didn't think to look...

Thanks... I can't believe I didn't think to look in the manual. I'll check it out.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 02:55 PM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
I've been looking for the steel loops you are...

I've been looking for the steel loops you are referring to, but I don't see them.
Are you saying that I should loop around the forks above the radiator?
It looks possible to do that, but the tie...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 12:36 PM
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Posted By CTDan
Thank you ADVer,s

My bike has about 3000 miles on it, and up until the last 3 tanks of fuel I had always run premium gas. My fuel light always came on at or before 135 miles.

Thanks to a suggestion from this...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 42,268
Posted By CTDan
Yes, there are two buttons... I make sure...

Yes, there are two buttons... I make sure everything is off and still have a drain somewhere.
Typical dealer response last time I was in.
I'll look for the broken ground or chaffed wire myself.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 42,268
Posted By CTDan
Sorry for the interruption, but I'm hoping...

Sorry for the interruption, but I'm hoping someone can help me...

I had the dealer install a Baja Designs kit (with key) and now my battery always drains. It drains while I'm riding, and while the...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By CTDan
I would buy them again... I'm 3+ years and at...

I would buy them again... I'm 3+ years and at least 15,000 miles into mine and they've been fantastic.
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,485
Posted By CTDan
I've been wearing these for about 3 years, and...

I've been wearing these for about 3 years, and I've never had wet feet either. I use mink oil on them a few times a year, and I also use kiwi shoe polish on them.
My only complaint is that they...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 07:13 PM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
Thank you sir. PM sent!

Thank you sir. PM sent!
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 07:26 PM
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Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
Jesse top case

I called Jesse luggage Friday, and I was a little disappointed that they don't make a mount for the sertao or regular 650 to mount their top case. It's pictured on their site, but they don't have any...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6,828
Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
Jesse bags

Is anyone using a Jesse top case? I have the panniers and really like them, but I've not heard of anyone using the top case.

I'd love to hear what you think before I spend the $$.
Thanks in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6,828
Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
Is this the Leo Vince that seems to be popular...

Is this the Leo Vince that seems to be popular earlier in this thread?


Muffler Exhaust Leovince SBK LV One approved Evo II slipo-on - stainless steel BMW G 650 GS

Thanks,
Dan
Forum: Americas 05-31-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By CTDan
I wondered about Almont. I didn't know you could...

I wondered about Almont. I didn't know you could ride from there. I thought I'd have to trailer up, or be on a licensed bike.

Holts is booked, but I appreciate the lead.
Forum: Americas 05-29-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By CTDan
heading to trip advisor... thanks!

heading to trip advisor... thanks!
Forum: Americas 05-29-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By CTDan
Thanks for the reply.... I'm familiar with the...

Thanks for the reply.... I'm familiar with the hotel, was just hoping for the cabin feel.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-28-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,500
Posted By CTDan
Two up on paved roads? I'd go with the...

Two up on paved roads?
I'd go with the standard Tourance.
Forum: Americas 05-28-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By CTDan
suggestions like Taylor Park Colorado

Hello all,

I failed to make the annual family trip reservations for this summer, and now I can't find accommodations at my kids (ages 10 and 12) favorite place to vacation... Taylor Park...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By CTDan
G650GS Sertao exhaust ideas for those not exhausted

I am sure this has been asked before, but my search skills are not so good and I didn't have time to read all 360 plus pages in the Sertao thread...

I would like a little more thump out of my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6,828
Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6,828
Views: 883,912
Posted By CTDan
Can anyone tell me if the sertao has a rev...

Can anyone tell me if the sertao has a rev limiter?

Thanks,
Dan
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