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Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7,765
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Posted By gqelements
You are amazing! Two more questions: 1)...

You are amazing!

Two more questions:
1) How do I take off these fancy BMW Hose Clamps with regular tools without mangling them? and if not possible, where does one buy replacement clamps of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7,765
Views: 1,241,366
Posted By gqelements
Thank you, will try. Is the crank case...

Thank you, will try.



Is the crank case vent the absolutely un accessible hose thing in the middle-right/front of the airbox?



Do I NEED to split the airbox open (separating top and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7,765
Views: 1,241,366
Posted By gqelements
Airbox renoval

I'm struggling to remove (or open, but below thread said not to open but remove the whole thing) the airbox, but even after following instructions to remove the 4 bolts and the sensor on the back...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7,765
Views: 1,241,366
Posted By gqelements
Who is Jim (in case i don't fold and try that...

Who is Jim (in case i don't fold and try that cheap eBay shock)....?
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7,765
Views: 1,241,366
Posted By gqelements
..interesting and cheap enough to try and throw...

..interesting and cheap enough to try and throw out if it does not work... Reviews on the RFY Brand tend to be somewhat mixed (but not too favorable online)
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7,765
Views: 1,241,366
Posted By gqelements
Hmmm... getting a little worried now that this...

Hmmm... getting a little worried now that this will be a situation of forced upgrade to to a Wilbers or similar...

PS: any info on the fork oil type, how much, etc? the local 'mechanic' friend is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7,765
Views: 1,241,366
Posted By gqelements
Hey gents, is it normal for the air-shock to be...

Hey gents, is it normal for the air-shock to be 'wheezing' under compression?

The bike is new to me and every time I throw a leg over it while in my garage the shock makes a loud wheezing noise...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By gqelements
EVS Helmets

Does anyone have any experience with EVS helmets? I'm looking at their 'venture' model but its impossible to fing any model-specific reviews (and very little overall EVS DS Helmets Reviews:
...
Forum: Canada 03-13-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,697
Posted By gqelements
I also pulled my bike in, but neglected to...

I also pulled my bike in, but neglected to actually work on it for a few weeks... Came back to a puddle of fork oil on ground, seeping into the grout of the tiles... Yikes!



Now its nice out...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5,739
Views: 1,206,106
Posted By gqelements
What? Prefillters state-side? Just ordered...

What? Prefillters state-side? Just ordered Unifilter from AU. Ouch!



Wish I knew of this one!
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 08:40 PM
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Views: 1,206,106
Posted By gqelements
There goes that one... Well, I'm sure it will...

There goes that one... Well, I'm sure it will provide enough to be a mounting point, hopefully
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 01:57 PM
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Views: 1,206,106
Posted By gqelements
Thanks for all the replies. Ordered. Gulp. ...

Thanks for all the replies. Ordered. Gulp.

Hoping they extend far enough out to allow some over the tank bags to to be mounted to them to expend bike's carrying capacity (soft items like spare...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5,739
Views: 1,206,106
Posted By gqelements
Radiator Hard Part

...also looking for some feedback on whether the Touratech Radiator Hard Part is worth it....

Never had any real radiator protection on the Triumph Tiger (previous bike) but the shrouds on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5,739
Views: 1,206,106
Posted By gqelements
...looking for a non-OEM shock in case anyone has...

...looking for a non-OEM shock in case anyone has something lying around.

PS: Anyone fitted PUIG clip-on or other 'visor' to improve airflow and create a mini windshield for the X? Looking...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 145,123
Posted By gqelements
Hmmm... Thanks for the reply. I think I'm looking...

Hmmm... Thanks for the reply. I think I'm looking for a more 'integrated' look though... Good idea on the voltmeter though!
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By gqelements
off-Road w. Puig Clip-On Windscreen Visor?

Does anyone have any experience with PUIG Clip-On Windscreen Visor on a dedicated off-road bike?

I'm trying to add a little extension to the 'screen' on my Xchallenge and MRA's X-Creen is just...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 145,123
Posted By gqelements
Bump. Surprised no-one seems to have mounted (or...

Bump. Surprised no-one seems to have mounted (or tried to) a clock or other temp-gauge to theese clamps...
Forum: Canada 02-26-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,605
Posted By gqelements
What is the best time (weather-wise) to do the...

What is the best time (weather-wise) to do the Dempster?
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By gqelements
How Much Oil is in typical USD Fork?

Lost about 1 shot glass of oil from left-side fork and am wondering if the bike is still safe to ride 10K to a local mechanic to re-do oil/seals...

The leak was likely caused by excess dry heat...
Forum: Americas 02-25-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By gqelements
Kind of what he said. You are approx 3.5h...

Kind of what he said. You are approx 3.5h (300kms) away from the park entrance and moose season is in the fall.. If you wake up early enough you can certainly get up there for some fishing or...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 145,123
Posted By gqelements
Bump. Any ideas would be welcome, really hoping...

Bump. Any ideas would be welcome, really hoping to get something set up for time and temp.



Thanks in advance!
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7,765
Views: 1,241,366
Posted By gqelements
http://1drv.ms/1JsR0MW 1000 words :) ...

http://1drv.ms/1JsR0MW

1000 words :)

...any help is appreciated.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7,765
Views: 1,241,366
Posted By gqelements
Silly question... Is there a trick to removing...

Silly question... Is there a trick to removing the 2 (on each side) fancy alum. washers on the rear of the bike required for removal / install of OEM or various tail racks? Removed the exhaust (left...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7,765
Views: 1,241,366
Posted By gqelements
Interesting solution but does not solve my...

Interesting solution but does not solve my concern about lack of areas to grab onto when maneuvering the bike out of a tight spot or pulling out of a large rut, etc... I'm thinking I'm going to have...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 145,123
Posted By gqelements
Has anyone mounted a small clock and/or outdoor...

Has anyone mounted a small clock and/or outdoor temp gauge onto/into HDB Top Clamp (dedicated clock/gauge and not VAPOR-style console)...?

I'm having hard time going from amenities of F-series and...
Forum: Canada 01-31-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,697
Posted By gqelements
Hope NOT to follow in your tracks...

Hope NOT to follow in your tracks...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 7,765
Views: 1,241,366
Posted By gqelements
2900 miles on the odometer! Previous owner...

2900 miles on the odometer!

Previous owner put on a Remus Ti exhaust (which I'm considering selling as I'd not the quietest), Cycra hand guards and put her in the garage :)



Thanks for the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7,765
Views: 1,241,366
Posted By gqelements
Tools

look what followed me home:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-sx4XBqAbQGM/VMm5tPD6RfI/AAAAAAAADhY/6tryVzHfkVs/w625-h553-no/Capture.PNG

Now, first question: is there a thread or a a discussion...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,588
Posted By gqelements
Can't wait to join the build cult. Picking up...

Can't wait to join the build cult.
Picking up my X tomorrow (in the snow, should be fun)!
Forum: Canada 01-26-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,697
Posted By gqelements
1/2 of our team (me included) missed this one...

1/2 of our team (me included) missed this one last year due to blown engines (2 bikes), looking forward to getting into the action this year!

Team "KABOOM!" should be an appropriate (but...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 267,085
Posted By gqelements
Interesting feedback thank you all!

Interesting feedback thank you all!
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 267,085
Posted By gqelements
What's this fuss all about?

Hi, I'm looking at the Virb Elite on my corporate 'rewards' site and trying to decide if it's worth my hard earned recognition points. I am a little confused though as to what's all the fuss about...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 48,206
Views: 9,926,760
Posted By gqelements
Looking forward to what you come up with....

Looking forward to what you come up with. Subscribed.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 48,206
Views: 9,926,760
Posted By gqelements
Looks awesome. Would marrying it to an existing...

Looks awesome. Would marrying it to an existing IMS or Safari Tank make the project more manageable (or did I miss the point and this exercise is about a whole rally-style kit like for the 690's)?
...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 858,493
Posted By gqelements
Did Walkner miss WP7? Tracking Dakar shows...

Did Walkner miss WP7? Tracking Dakar shows --:--:-- for his slot?
http://www.trackingdakar.nl/index.php?type=M
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By gqelements
I was in the same boat/decisions as the OP and...

I was in the same boat/decisions as the OP and having chosen to spend on the SIDI, I firmly believe that Crossfires saved my ankles for being sheared off and hyper-extended a fee time this summer. A...
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By gqelements
Light-weight battery for big ADV Bikes

Hey everyone, after coming to terms that I'm probably not going to get into a 2-bike scenario I'm trying to shed weight from my Tiger 800 and the battery is the first target.

Does anyone have...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-06-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,312
Posted By gqelements
Unfortunately I can confirm that above is...

Unfortunately I can confirm that above is true....:evil
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,860
Posted By gqelements
Check out your local cycling store (or online)....

Check out your local cycling store (or online). Fantastic wind (or even waterproof) shells. I have a Casteli shell that packs to nothing and makes great rain gear in a pinch too (under the jacket).
...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By gqelements
Keyed Caps for SAFARI/Acebris tanks

After looking at various aftermarket large capacity gas tanks for DRZ, Husky, etc, it seems that almost all of the options come with ugly screw-on caps with the straw doohickey.... Why is that and...
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