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Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By the cavalier
Spark plug drain?

The hole I am talking about is visible... That small dark hole in the top left area of the picture. There are no other bolts around it.

Right under the bar of the frame. At the top right of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By the cavalier
Missing screw on engine case?

Hello!

Once again I am reaching out to the wonderfull wisdom of this forum, thanks to all who make this place so great....

I was inspecting my bike last week because a new rattle has developed...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,746
Posted By the cavalier
fixed!

Hi all!

Just want to follow up on this post...

JB weld on the sight glass worked great! my rear brake works now!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,746
Posted By the cavalier
rear brake reservoir leak from sight glass

HI.

My rear brake [a brembo, on a 2006 950 adventure] is leaking from the reservoir. I thought it was the master cylinder, but after replacing that,... it still leaked.

While I was inspecting...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,116,560
Posted By the cavalier
side walk brake job!

I installed new brake pads while parked on the street in NYC today!
I did it with ease to.
Then I went on a urban ride breaking in my brakes and all was good.

but then.

Once parked i...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-16-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 22,056
Views: 1,464,318
Posted By the cavalier
up state manhattan

Hey that's Me with the safari in inwood. is this a personal pic, or is that on google maps?
i noticed there is another biker with bike and helmet there just out of frame.

...anyone got a garage...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-30-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,863
Posted By the cavalier
extension off of ACC wire

Hi.

I was wiring an extension from my ACC wire behind my headlight to my glove box yesterday. I was surprised to see how thin these wires were. Actually, there was a splitter from the ACC wire...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-05-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,650
Posted By the cavalier
great write up!

Thanks for this write up on the instal of an after market r/r by ebrabaek. I am going to do this instal this week and was worried about splicing the wires, especially since there is 1 red wire from...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By the cavalier
Mystery Oil Leak

Hi there...

My '06 adventure has a slow leak on it's left side that drips all the way down my center stand's left side. I have determined that it's not coming from the lower portion of my engine....
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By the cavalier
Cracks in my tires...still ride?

Hi

I was inspecting my tires [Mefo Explorers] this afternoon and noticed some cracks on the rear tire...

On the side wall it looks like claw marks! Three gashes. 3-2 inches long.

And on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By the cavalier
yeah!

I sent you a Private Message bikyto.

I'd love to take that air box off your hands.

thanks for the replies everybody.
I wont frankenstein my airbox.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By the cavalier
Air box rebuild...?

Hi.

I crashed and burned up my adventure just before new years. i hit black ice and wiped out. i was fine, the bike didn't even hit anything, but it caught fire, Burned up a coolant hose, some...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,116,560
Posted By the cavalier
removing oil filter change

I did my first oil change on my 950.

I spent over half an hour just trying to get my oil filter out!

I did not expect that to be so tuff. I was using some needle nose pliers, flat head screw...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10,315
Views: 2,116,560
Posted By the cavalier
radiator coolant re-fill problem

Hi!

I changed my radiator fluid yesterday. When I refilled the coolant it only took about a quart. Half of my half-gallon container of engine ice...! i have read on the H.O.W. that it should of...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-27-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By the cavalier
thanks!

These are the pictures i was looking for! thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By the cavalier
reinstalling carburetor confusion

Hi.

I think i got over zealous when removing my carburetor and now can't figure out how to route the various hoses coming off of it and down through the bottom of the airbox.

Specifically...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-28-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By the cavalier
Pissed fire and ice! = a wreck

It was my second accident of the year. I was riding home on a very cold night. It had been cold for days, but no precipitation. Freezing, but dry. So I thought. Bike started up, so I rode it home. 5...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,539
Posted By the cavalier
corrosion!

Corrosion.

That's the word that scares me into indoor storage.
big temp changes seems to be the norm in nyc these days, and the potential outdoor storage is in a yard far from my apt.

Thanks...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,539
Posted By the cavalier
Cool2 Winter Storage outside?

Hi

It's getting cold in NYC now and I am considering what to do with my '06 950 adventure for the winter.
My previous bike was an '02 F650 gs. I left it outside for multiple winters and it...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,650
Posted By the cavalier
thanks for the replies! i am now in search...

thanks for the replies!

i am now in search for a regulator...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-05-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,650
Posted By the cavalier
more info...

There are no electrical accessories on this bike.

I did check for loss of current and also the generator coils. no problems.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-05-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,650
Posted By the cavalier
regulator question

HI!


I have recently tested my regulator rectifier after a few weeks of tending my battery every night to get it running. You see, the battery itself was not holding it's voltage over night. Well...
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