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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,836
Posted By Chuckracer
Yup, same here. ...

Yup, same here.

http://chuckracer.smugmug.com/2012-990-Adventure/i-9hJc4Lg/0/L/image1-L.jpg (http://chuckracer.smugmug.com/2012-990-Adventure/i-9hJc4Lg/A)
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 126,252
Posted By Chuckracer
At least, that's the famous one but I'll bet more...

At least, that's the famous one but I'll bet more than one rider has delivered that same quote after a difficult race...which is why they have PR folks.
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 126,252
Posted By Chuckracer
John Koncinski, speaking while the Star Bangled...

John Koncinski, speaking while the Star Bangled Banner was playing in the background because Marlboro teammate Wayne Rainey had won the race on the same bike. His next sentence was, "And that doesn't...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 582
Posted By Chuckracer
Was it Wednesday, perhaps? That's not the norm.

Was it Wednesday, perhaps? That's not the norm.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 582
Posted By Chuckracer
Keep away from the Eastern 'Daks during Americade...

Keep away from the Eastern 'Daks during Americade and you'll be fine.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,700
Posted By Chuckracer
The 990 obviously isn't far removed, but it...

The 990 obviously isn't far removed, but it really is a few steps down the path of smoothing the rough edges. It's very polite and accomodating compared to my 950's.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Chuckracer
Oh, I just love shortcuts! Thank you!! :D A...

Oh, I just love shortcuts! Thank you!! :D

A friend is sending me a cable to hang onto until he needs it again, so I'll have to do some studying.

As usual...thanks guys! :freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Chuckracer
Naw, I wouldn't think so. The air filter should...

Naw, I wouldn't think so. The air filter should be fine as long as it's not bathed on oily funk. The carb throat can be cleaned with a little aerosol nastiness.

If you have a lot of gunk coming...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,836
Posted By Chuckracer
Not necessary...and not usable unless you have a...

Not necessary...and not usable unless you have a high fender.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,700
Posted By Chuckracer
More wiring, more hoses, more sensors, more...

More wiring, more hoses, more sensors, more plugs, the lid on the glove box doesn't open as far making removal more difficult (since modded), ...the list goes on. There's a lot more shit under the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By Chuckracer
I'll have one of these for sale shortly...:D

I'll have one of these for sale shortly...:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By Chuckracer
It's made to hook up at a certain RPM so I would...

It's made to hook up at a certain RPM so I would think it would be invisible above that barely over idle speed, fully locked like normal once you're at speed and slowing down again.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By Chuckracer
I was wondering the same thing the other day,...

I was wondering the same thing the other day, trying to ride my beast through a slow, technical path and finding that slipping the clutch was way smoother. Got me thinking a bout a Rekluse and these...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 433,576
Posted By Chuckracer
:D Ah, I see now! :lol3

:D Ah, I see now! :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Chuckracer
Chuckracer's 990 Noob questions, pt 1:

Got a G2 throttle tube/cam/thingie coming in the mail, should be here Saturday. I'm reading that I will likely need to adjust the throttle cable free-play when installing this, and also reading that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,127
Posted By Chuckracer
I didn't get very far, did I? :lol3 It's...

I didn't get very far, did I? :lol3

It's good to be home. It's the people that make this place. :nod
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 51,254
Posted By Chuckracer
WYB: Aerostich Roadcrafter 1 pc

Looking for a clean, waterproof, recent 1 pc. 40 R Roadcrafter classic. :ear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,127
Posted By Chuckracer
Hotrod your clearances look fine. I use a...

Hotrod your clearances look fine.

I use a set of two-step gauges, called "Go-No Go" gauges that I really like. Actually I have three sets and use them all, but it's the two-steps I rely on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,127
Posted By Chuckracer
If I could offer a tidbit of advice...if all...

If I could offer a tidbit of advice...if all you're doing is checking clearances, you need not be concerned with TDC and cam marks, locking bolts and all that jazz.

As long as you are measuring...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-23-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By Chuckracer
I was surprised how comfortable my 2012's seat...

I was surprised how comfortable my 2012's seat is. I don't like the cover material though as I like to slide on the seat when getting a foot down.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 433,576
Posted By Chuckracer
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By Chuckracer
If it's at the top of the tank, it goes to the...

If it's at the top of the tank, it goes to the opposite tank. If it's midway down the tank it vents into the skid plate. Watch your routing and keep it clear of the exhaust pipe!
Forum: Trials 04-22-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Chuckracer
Probably $2000 - 2500. I've seen them for less...

Probably $2000 - 2500. I've seen them for less but they're pretty beat up. Seen 'em for more but thay aren't selling. I bought mine for ~2500 and sold it for very close to that.

Wish I had the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,661
Posted By Chuckracer
Late April, FFS! :huh ...

Late April, FFS! :huh


http://chuckracer.smugmug.com/Tags2015/i-w75ppc2/0/L/Screen%20Shot%202015-04-22%20at%208.38.40%20AM-L.png (http://chuckracer.smugmug.com/Tags2015/i-w75ppc2/A)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 433,576
Posted By Chuckracer
Isn't half the game finding the tag? I thought...

Isn't half the game finding the tag? I thought "Yes" was plenty. :hmmmmm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 202,193
Posted By Chuckracer
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 433,576
Posted By Chuckracer
Yes

Yes
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Chuckracer
I had heard or read the Toyota red stuff is...

I had heard or read the Toyota red stuff is supposed to be excellent...? Worthless internet advice, I know. "I read somewhere..." :huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,700
Posted By Chuckracer
This is my new learning curve! :D

This is my new learning curve! :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,661
Posted By Chuckracer
I had a niece in town from South Carolina I...

I had a niece in town from South Carolina I wanted to see...butter her up a bit on how cool Uncle Chuck is for next winter. :D

Otherwise I just farted around the area a little...bled my brakes,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-19-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,700
Posted By Chuckracer
~1200 miles and we're bonding. She's a very...

~1200 miles and we're bonding. She's a very "polite" bike, easy to ride and eager to please. NOTHING like my '04 or my '05. Very refined.

She's got stiffer fork springs now which we all know help...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 433,576
Posted By Chuckracer
That's how you do it!! :clap Who's 1st...

That's how you do it!! :clap


Who's 1st grade class wrote the text for that sign?? :huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,661
Posted By Chuckracer
Have ya seen the forecast?? :ddog

Have ya seen the forecast?? :ddog
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 433,576
Posted By Chuckracer
New tag, Newb...:ddog

New tag, Newb...:ddog
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-18-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,661
Posted By Chuckracer
Yup...this bike needs one! To answer your...

Yup...this bike needs one!

To answer your other question in the classifieds: The front wheel on this bike has been "pre-disastred". She's not nearly as clean and unmolested as she looked in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Chuckracer
Seems a little extreme, but hey...whatever it...

Seems a little extreme, but hey...whatever it takes. :lol3

Did you get good money for the BMW at least? :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By Chuckracer
That must have been the 950...my manual says...

That must have been the 950...my manual says 5.3...whatever.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-18-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By Chuckracer
I'm confused - the bike holds 5.8 gallons. Your...

I'm confused - the bike holds 5.8 gallons. Your low fuel light came on at 4.8 or .9...that's exactly right. You still have a gallon in the tanks when the low fuel light comes on.

The rest of it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 180,661
Posted By Chuckracer
New ADV sticker? :D

New ADV sticker? :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 433,576
Posted By Chuckracer
Awesome! The tag is on the move again!! :clap

Awesome! The tag is on the move again!! :clap
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