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Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
If you dont mind me asking, why are your seat and...

If you dont mind me asking, why are your seat and the foam? Find something better?

Shipping would probably suck me dry if i wanted it shipping up here, but I do need to upgrade my seat someday!
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
I sort of regret getting the trail attack 2's...

I sort of regret getting the trail attack 2's over the tkc's. Whenever I see a set of tkcs on an SM, I wish I would have went that route!

Not that the TA2's are bad, they actually suit my needs...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,377
Posted By preppypyro
Updating again. I tried so much shit with...

Updating again.

I tried so much shit with that three prong flasher. I was convinced it would work and my issues were elsewhere.

The issue was solely the three prong plug. I bought a two prong,...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,377
Posted By preppypyro
I am revisiting this thread, again! I have...

I am revisiting this thread, again!

I have the front of the bike ripped apart and am attempting to solve this issue, again.

Tonight I traced the brown, and brown and white wires everywhere. I...
Forum: Canada 03-10-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,272
Posted By preppypyro
I know this is an old thread, good read still. ...

I know this is an old thread, good read still.

I never worked for this company, but I did work in the oil patch drilling rat holes.

The work was 100 percent up my alley, drive to location,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-28-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 16,699
Posted By preppypyro
I agree with everyone posting that its the people...

I agree with everyone posting that its the people that wreck things, not the machines.

Up here the first thing most new riders do, is get the absolute biggest machine they can get, then get the...
Forum: Canada 11-09-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By preppypyro
We went up as far as the Churchill (green iron...

We went up as far as the Churchill (green iron covered bridge) this summer with truck and campers, family camping. Ive been up as far as points north when I was younger.

Hard to beat northern...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
PM me a price on the tail bag, Id like to get...

PM me a price on the tail bag, Id like to get something back there sometime.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
I may be interested in a pair of brackets,...

I may be interested in a pair of brackets, depending on cost.

They definately look tough!
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
Sweet I will run atf! I didnt know a guy could...

Sweet I will run atf! I didnt know a guy could run atf in the slave!
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
Fluid for the slave cylinder's, what are ya guys...

Fluid for the slave cylinder's, what are ya guys using?

I got an oberon waiting to be installed, and I was thinking about getting some synthetic 3w fork oil after reading a few threads.

I know...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
I have one on my bike with H2W jetting. Its a...

I have one on my bike with H2W jetting. Its a huge difference over the bike in stock form. I dont think my jetting is quite right yet, but I dont get to ride it often enough to tell for sure.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
So I went to go for a ride tonight, had the bike...

So I went to go for a ride tonight, had the bike it neutral, went to put it in gear, and the bike started to creep forward. Damn.

Went farther down the road, and took it for a little spin...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,130
Posted By preppypyro
I havent tried any other intake, but...

I havent tried any other intake, but Sportingwood's made a huge improvement on my bike.

I think if it really matters, someone with access to a dyno should try both intakes and see if there really...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,822
Posted By preppypyro
Sounds exactly the same reason why I bought mine....

Sounds exactly the same reason why I bought mine. Its a pretty deadly bike, the 950's have their common problems but once ya fix them they are sweet.
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,691
Posted By preppypyro
I know you said your not a fan of the dpf...

I know you said your not a fan of the dpf deleting, but it really does make a huge positive difference in how your engine is taken care of.

Im a ford guy, recently bought a 6.4 and deleted the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,431
Posted By preppypyro
I had always wondered the same thing, whether to...

I had always wondered the same thing, whether to put cans on or not. I found a cheap set of fmf's on here, bought em and installed them.

What I found is I dont notice the weight savings while...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
Ill be the first to admit, I dont check my oil...

Ill be the first to admit, I dont check my oil every ride.

I used to, but the damn level never changes haha.

I usually check it every few rides.
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
Well Im not the guru with these, but when mine...

Well Im not the guru with these, but when mine failed, it cracked and was leaking. Ive heard some guys say that when theirs failed, it cracked or broke enough that the oil was coming out enough that...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
I deleted the oil sight tube, one of my favorite...

I deleted the oil sight tube, one of my favorite mods to date.

I dont mind checking a dipstick, and for me the fact that it should never leak, sealed the deal for me.

Unless I could find a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
I think Im going to call the seat concept guys...

I think Im going to call the seat concept guys tomorrow and see if they can do a SM seat taller then oem height.

If they can im gonna give it a shot, its a cheap enough try for some extra comfort.
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
That actually is a hell of a price. Ive bought...

That actually is a hell of a price. Ive bought seat covers and recovered atv seats before, might actually get one of those.

Do you know if they do anything custom, like raise the seat 2 inchs? I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
Haha was just gonna ask the same thing.

Haha was just gonna ask the same thing.
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,274
Posted By preppypyro
I havent found a good glove solution yet. Right...

I havent found a good glove solution yet. Right now I use mechanic's type gloves for riding, cause they are kinda stretchy.

I have a pair of snowmobile gloves that fit my hands well that I use...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
Sounds like many of the tricks I do so far. ...

Sounds like many of the tricks I do so far.

I just need to toughen up a little haha.
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,274
Posted By preppypyro
Man I was in the same boat. Im not super tall...

Man I was in the same boat. Im not super tall (6'2) but I have huge hands, and the thin grips would bother my hands quicker then should be.

Its super easy to do, do yourself a favour and give it...
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,274
Posted By preppypyro
After going around and looking for some oversized...

After going around and looking for some oversized type grips today and not finding a damn thing, I did this mod. Super easy to do, I used a bit smaller of a rope, and it worked awesome. I didnt like...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
Yep when your right your right haha. I shouldnt...

Yep when your right your right haha. I shouldnt be bitching at my height, when compared to yours! Do you ever get sore on long rides with your legs bent all the time, or what do ya do to relieve...
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 73,483
Posted By preppypyro
Nothing wrong with that hey! I have that...

Nothing wrong with that hey!

I have that damn wrist twist problem as well! How do you like the way your bike performs now, all in all?

I loved the bike before, but with this intake, the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
Thats awesome you have gotten so many miles on...

Thats awesome you have gotten so many miles on your SM.

I noticed after a 500 mile long ride I went on last weekend, that the seat is much more uncomfortable then I had originally thought, and...
Forum: Vendors 07-30-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 73,483
Posted By preppypyro
For anyone that it might help in the future... ...

For anyone that it might help in the future...

My surging problem was a simple solution. I had the carb vents configured wrong. I routed them behind the starter, kinda "down" in the engine, and...
Forum: Vendors 07-25-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 73,483
Posted By preppypyro
Ok, so in your opinion, do you think I should...

Ok, so in your opinion, do you think I should swap the IAJ back, leave everything else set the same, or...?

What does it do that its the worst thing a person can do as well? I know very little...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
Makes sense to be able to change them on the side...

Makes sense to be able to change them on the side of the trail/road. I dont do THAT much crazy adventuring where I would need to change stuff on the side of the road, so i never even pondered that...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
For you guys that have replaced the points on...

For you guys that have replaced the points on your fuel pumps, Im curious why you guys havent gone with a different solution, Dr beans kit, facet, something like that?

In my quest to get my SM as...
Forum: Vendors 07-23-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 73,483
Posted By preppypyro
I dont know how others are adjusting their's, but...

I dont know how others are adjusting their's, but I used a set of calipers, and took my time and I think it worked pretty well.
Forum: Vendors 07-23-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 73,483
Posted By preppypyro
My bike is a 2006 950SM, has fmf cans on it, sas...

My bike is a 2006 950SM, has fmf cans on it, sas delete, canisterctomy, and of course this intake. My elevation is about 1500 feet.

45 pilot, 65 IAJ, #3 needle clip, 3.5mm floats, 180 and 185...
Forum: Vendors 07-23-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 73,483
Posted By preppypyro
So with my setup, Im getting a little surging...

So with my setup, Im getting a little surging just when I cruise on the highway, I dont notice anything when i accelerate, or I dont notice it when Im driving in town at in town speeds. Anyone have...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By preppypyro
I was always hesitant to buy a set of cans for my...

I was always hesitant to buy a set of cans for my bike, just due to the fact Im kinda a cheap ass. I came across a used set of fmf's in the flea market on here, and bought them, installed them, and...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,130
Posted By preppypyro
I second Sporting Wood's intake, its well built,...

I second Sporting Wood's intake, its well built, works great, plus its a fraction of the price as some of the others.
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,539,167
Posted By preppypyro
I ended up going with h2w jetting, and Kens...

I ended up going with h2w jetting, and Kens suggestion was 45 pilot, 65 IAJ, #3 needle clip, 3mm floats, 180 and 185 mains. I think my floats are set at 3.5mm though, that was the closest I could get...
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