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Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 08:25 AM
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Posted By pfy50
DITTO:deal I would like to print out a copy...

DITTO:deal

I would like to print out a copy of it for my dealer:D
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 12:54 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Hi Wiz, No your right the numbers now make it a...

Hi Wiz,
No your right the numbers now make it a little more clear what your actually getting for it in getting the TEX with trade. If your intent was to do a bit of off road riding as apposed to...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 01:54 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Wiz, Hi, I'm sort of in your same group. I'm...

Wiz,

Hi, I'm sort of in your same group. I'm 60yr. and just retired in 2010 and have just return from a trip out west on my new(Sept. '13) Tex Exp XC. I traded a 2008 KTM 990 in and got $6000...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 07:58 AM
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Posted By pfy50
No such animal:cry. Tool kits start with tools...

No such animal:cry. Tool kits start with tools basic to all bikes in SAE or Metric then you add tools that are specific to your bike like tire/wheel removal tools and star/hex/standard wrenches to...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 11:21 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Voluhzia: Are you sure you didn't inadvertently...

Voluhzia: Are you sure you didn't inadvertently pressed against brake pedal tripping CC to go off?


Once or twice you might think that, but after a dozen or so times with my foot no where near...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 11:09 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Left June 1st and returned today June 26th. It...

Left June 1st and returned today June 26th. It was a return to some of the places I went to in my original trip (see link below to 2010 a Motorcycle odyssey) I did not do a RR because it was mostly a...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 08:55 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Trip follow up

Well just got back this morning 10:20am EST. to E. Tenn. from my trip out west. Went pretty good, some tread left on my Tourance Next tires which only had 512 miles on them when I left and I added...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 09:01 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Do they have one that will fit a waterproof case?...

Do they have one that will fit a waterproof case? Or is that setup waterproof?
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 09:38 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yes, bobw I had her just standing off camera...

Yes, bobw I had her just standing off camera right:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 09:35 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yes, I did mention that it is imperceptible to...

Yes, I did mention that it is imperceptible to most. When I have a fresh set of tires and I bring it to centerline balance there is a slight tendency to fall off more to the left than rightside, and...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 04:48 AM
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Posted By pfy50
WilCon76; Here is my experience with HMF racing...

WilCon76;
Here is my experience with HMF racing exhaust for what's worth.
If you look at the KTM in the post above that is a HMF exhaust. They are light and they (Dual) made my KTM 990 sound like...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 04:41 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Hi NSpooner I've done a little of both and slow...

Hi NSpooner
I've done a little of both and slow speed maneuvering also and have plenty of dumps. One more thing to think about; the further out you have the weight(pannier) the faster it will dump...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 09:19 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Yes, aesthetics and a toolbox are reasons for...

Yes, aesthetics and a toolbox are reasons for symmetrical. I mentioned this because weight distribution is also important. With symmetrical panniers the offside pannier sticks further out to match...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 10:18 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Symmetrical/Asymetrical ?

Maybe I'm missing something, but what is the reason for wanting a symmetrical pannier rack? Doesn't it just add more width and dynamic weight to the leftside of the bike?:ear:huh.

Isn't it the...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2014, 01:53 PM
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Posted By pfy50
About the cheapest side case mounts are the...

About the cheapest side case mounts are the $216.00 Givi cam mount set; for their trekker Outback pannier line....
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2014, 08:48 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yeah, Your probably closer with 33%, I was just...

Yeah,
Your probably closer with 33%, I was just going off my previous bike setting, but that was a KTM 990 which was setup by a suspension shop. So using race tech's formula you would set the rear...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 08:27 PM
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Posted By pfy50
doc, Measure your static and dynamic sag it...

doc,
Measure your static and dynamic sag it should be about 100mm (4inchs) between not sitting on bike and you sitting on it geared up in normal riding gear, while your preload is set at OEM stock...
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 03:26 PM
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Posted By pfy50
No, doc I'm 240 and I only have about 3.5...

No, doc
I'm 240 and I only have about 3.5 inches of Sag. Nowhere near grounding the sidestand. Your shock is low on or lost oil? Does it feel springy/bouncy(non-scientific term) when sitting on...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 08:55 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Well actually I went just the opposite way...

Well actually I went just the opposite way sleepyOwl. I sold my KTM (2008 990) and had HB 40L's I left on it, and 45L topbox which I kept but don't use. I did not feel they would be best for the...
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2014, 11:56 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Panniers

Since were looking at nice panniers; I have the Hepco_becker frame but no panniers yet. Does anyone here have any experience(Good or Bad) with Holan Nomada Pro II panniers (...
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2014, 04:39 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Brad, What is the mileage on your bike when...

Brad,

What is the mileage on your bike when this appeared?
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2014, 04:33 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Had them on my KTM, bit loud and got louder with...

Had them on my KTM, bit loud and got louder with age. Didn't notice much in power gain, but did save a lot a weight (22lbs.) over OEM, but that was because KTM puts the CATs in the muffler unlike the...
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2014, 09:15 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Ok, I took the cheap way out, and just replaced...

Ok, I took the cheap way out, and just replaced the stock unit with the Fiamm blaster unit it is certainly louder, but not as loud as my Stebel I had on my KTM. Once the Stebel got wet and muddy once...
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2014, 04:38 PM
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Posted By pfy50
JON, you didn't like that rightside mount kit...

JON,
you didn't like that rightside mount kit location?

http://static.twisted-throttle.net/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/28496d0a14ec004b76332fd2427e3099/c/l/close_up.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Good Lifes2short, If you want a picture of my...

Good Lifes2short,
If you want a picture of my set up I could do that. But it is just a simple matter to fill the hex head bolts(4 that attach the lower footpeg plates) with quick steel epoxy and...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 07:29 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yes, you could unbolt them, but there is another...

Yes, you could unbolt them, but there is another set of twist lock bolts under the seat with a link bar. If you lock those as apposed to the two demoed (in H-B Photo) the system becomes a locked...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 12:47 PM
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Posted By pfy50
MILQ, I went with the Hepco-Becker Lockable...

MILQ,

I went with the Hepco-Becker Lockable quick detach sys. rack http://advdepot.com/lock-it-pannier-rack-triumph-explorer.html which can be remove with just two twist lock points. That way if...
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 07:06 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yeah Jon, that's the 0705 error code that French...

Yeah Jon, that's the 0705 error code that French rider mentioned over on the T-E forum.

No I went back out and reversed what I did to my rear brake pedal adjustment. I wasn't aware that the switch...
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 10:26 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Hi ongrade, As a matter of fact I did just...

Hi ongrade,

As a matter of fact I did just do the rear brake adjustment to lower the pedal for newly installed lower foot peg. Can you tell me what you did on yours and how you corrected it?
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 09:26 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Hi Jon, Yes, I did the ECM, but that was 3-4...

Hi Jon,

Yes, I did the ECM, but that was 3-4 weeks ago and I've been out riding since then and CC was working up to a few days ago. The only thing I can think of is I disconnected the battery for...
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 09:16 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Sorry,Brian06 No joy on reset for cruise...

Sorry,Brian06

No joy on reset for cruise control. Dial light still flashes when first turn on with the other indicators, but no CC after power started.

ps. I tried sequence again with adding...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 08:22 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Brian06 Tried the sequence. Will try on the...

Brian06

Tried the sequence. Will try on the road test in morning 11:20pm here now. When I turn the ignition on the CC light flashes but I don't know if that means anything as yet. will get back...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 08:17 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Me 2 Paul

Me 2
Paul
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 09:55 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Cruise Control broke

Cruise control just stopped working. Tried doing search for anyone else with that problem; I do remember seeing something but can't remember which forum it was. Those that know (JON U recall...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 09:48 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Waiting for You to go into production so we can...

Waiting for You to go into production so we can buy them. DUH:clap:lol3
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2014, 03:06 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Front fender extender

There is also this one on Ebay cost a little more but free shipping!http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzY4WDEwMjQ=/z/aVwAAOxymspSDOSS/$T2eC16FHJFoFH4wcS6zdBSDOSSVJg!~~60_12.JPG

$37.95 from Ann Arbor...
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2014, 12:18 PM
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Posted By pfy50
St rydr; Are you looking for...

St rydr;

Are you looking for marine(Stainless/Bronze) grade Padeyes or footman loops; also called SS tie down padeyes? Most ship's chandler or marine supply places carry them...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2014, 09:05 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Suggest you call ahead with your VIN # when you...

Suggest you call ahead with your VIN # when you find a dealer so they can order the ECU from TNA, and have it when you set up your appointment. My dealer took about 3 days to get mine in. Will be...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2014, 08:37 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Glad to hear everything went OK at Pandora's...

Glad to hear everything went OK at Pandora's cause I have to bring my TEX XC into them to do the ECU and possibly the tire valves this Wed. Only other experience with them is buying my bike and then...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2013, 03:01 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Question rhinoWERX, Does the ARROW have any weight...

rhinoWERX,

Does the ARROW have any weight savings or power advantage over the OEM unit? Did you have to run the self-adaptive program for the new ARROW?
-just a future farkle interest:wink:
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