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Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 69,367
Posted By gixxersteph
try this page ...

try this page

http://ixxra.org/peglowering.htm

looking at these they look like the old K12RS pegs I have lying around somewhere...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 109,309
Views: 21,955,794
Posted By gixxersteph
Not sure about the year. Bike came with a 750...

Not sure about the year. Bike came with a 750 motor too...but the 650 is the test bed for the frame/concept.
Fuel is fresh and the rebuild done with a rebuild kit. Pretty hand with a wrench. No...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 109,309
Views: 21,955,794
Posted By gixxersteph
A friend of mine has a DR650 engine in a Tigcraft...

A friend of mine has a DR650 engine in a Tigcraft frame. Bought used and having an issue with the bike taking the throttle under load. Idles fine, revs up ok without a load, not perfect.

He...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,290
Posted By gixxersteph
+1 I've used the same harness in two...

+1

I've used the same harness in two different bikes (so far). It's not an end all, but I can see a difference, and sometimes every bit helps.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 38,247
Views: 10,142,435
Posted By gixxersteph
technically dragons are real ...

technically dragons are real

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Komodo_dragon

http://cdn2.arkive.org/media/E6/E643F65E-3E19-4E07-8EED-4641559C563E/Presentation.Large/Komodo-dragon-portrait.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,469
Posted By gixxersteph
I was entrusted with the safe keeping of one of...

I was entrusted with the safe keeping of one of these beauties for about a year
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10,201
Views: 1,678,647
Posted By gixxersteph
Wiseblood. I just looked at pictures of the...

Wiseblood.

I just looked at pictures of the footpeg setup on the SMR. It's a completely different design from the SD - no way it'll work, unless there are mounting tabs I do not see
:cry


...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10,201
Views: 1,678,647
Posted By gixxersteph
I have a spare set of SD controls you might...

I have a spare set of SD controls
you might have to come to NJ to check them out
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 484,851
Posted By gixxersteph
anyone else

me thinks this is a TDM850 mark II
it's really growing on me
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 43,966
Posted By gixxersteph
I've owned an airhead, a SRX6, R11RT, K12RS,...

I've owned an airhead, a SRX6, R11RT, K12RS, GSXR1000R, 3rd Gen VFR, K1200S, SV650S and a KTM Superduke.

Owner was probably a good 40 lbs over my weight so I suspect that the issues were...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 43,966
Posted By gixxersteph
tires were a little squared off, not the original...

tires were a little squared off, not the original stockers and when I mentioned my thoughts to the owner (private party - not a dealer) he assured me that the tire pressure had been checked before...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 43,966
Posted By gixxersteph
I did get a chance at at test ride and was...

I did get a chance at at test ride and was bitterly disappointed. :cry
I am nit sure if it was a badly set up bike, worn tires or some other issue, but the bike was SO hard to turn, from a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 440,894
Posted By gixxersteph
Try this...

Try this thread....http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=874262
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 38,247
Views: 10,142,435
Posted By gixxersteph
AYE:clap

AYE:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 38,247
Views: 10,142,435
Posted By gixxersteph
I've been following the germination of these...

I've been following the germination of these projects for some time
Following the Colin Chapman philosophy of adding lightness

http://www.palatov.com/

and the blog:
http://dpcars.net/

OK...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38,247
Views: 10,142,435
Posted By gixxersteph
I was going to point that out, but mine reads the...

I was going to point that out, but mine reads the same.
:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 38,247
Views: 10,142,435
Posted By gixxersteph
I would place my on the crash bungs, problem...

I would place my on the crash bungs, problem solved. :clap
She's standing on the pegs for a reason, no?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 38,247
Views: 10,142,435
Posted By gixxersteph
Wicked He forgot to pull a wheely. How can you check...

He forgot to pull a wheely. How can you check tire pressure when the front wheel is still turning. Silly boy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 38,247
Views: 10,142,435
Posted By gixxersteph
is that a truck tire on a bike? trying to...

is that a truck tire on a bike?

trying to start a new round of discussions about alternate tire sources :deal:clap:deal

what's next 747 or even space shuttle tires? at least the are somewhat...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38,247
Views: 10,142,435
Posted By gixxersteph
it says Aerostich on the left chest pocket :evil...

it says Aerostich on the left chest pocket :evil

Technically though, these waterproof leathers are made in China I believe.
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 447,741
Posted By gixxersteph
Great. Will give it a go.

Great. Will give it a go.
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 447,741
Posted By gixxersteph
I have an '05 S as well. I had a set of Honda...

I have an '05 S as well.
I had a set of Honda F3 forks that I had adapted to the SV lowers (both are Showa products). The legs are longer and I actually have about 3 inches or so of the forks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 38,247
Views: 10,142,435
Posted By gixxersteph
Nice Fourth Gen Esprit neighbor had the V8...

Nice Fourth Gen Esprit
neighbor had the V8 version in the same color :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3,196
Views: 547,583
Posted By gixxersteph
All good on the hunting idle Throttle cable...

All good on the hunting idle
Throttle cable adjustment was the key

Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-16-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3,196
Views: 547,583
Posted By gixxersteph
Thanks Lou Tried that. Gotta go for a ride...

Thanks Lou

Tried that. Gotta go for a ride to test

Will let you know
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-16-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3,196
Views: 547,583
Posted By gixxersteph
idle won't settle

hello collective

I did a quick scan of this thread but did not find any mention of an idle issue that mimics the one I am experiencing.

I uploaded a map that I had used previously and am now...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 30,853
Posted By gixxersteph
where is this bike, and is it still available?

where is this bike, and is it still available?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38,247
Views: 10,142,435
Posted By gixxersteph
or early 90s CBR 900s ...

or early 90s CBR 900s

http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/NieAZREXi6U/maxresdefault.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-07-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26,145
Views: 1,878,559
Posted By gixxersteph
If I could I would move Or if I had the balls...

If I could I would move
Or if I had the balls to pick up and leave.
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 447,741
Posted By gixxersteph
I would let my 2005 go for 3000 About 16000...

I would let my 2005 go for 3000
About 16000 miles and a slip on

I am just a few miles from NYC
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,081
Posted By gixxersteph
Try a clutch fluid flush first. I use synthetic...

Try a clutch fluid flush first. I use synthetic ATF
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,768
Posted By gixxersteph
No inner snap ring. I don't know if it was not...

No inner snap ring. I don't know if it was not installed or broke. I can I find any evidence of metal chips or any scratch marks in and around the balance what or the clutch or any of the other...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,081
Posted By gixxersteph
That is what my filters look like

That is what my filters look like
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,081
Posted By gixxersteph
from superduke.net lower temp. options: ...

from superduke.net

lower temp. options:

SUZUKI : 17680 50 F1

ECHLIN : FS154
AC DELCO : A1854
STANDARD : TS306
4 SEASONS : 36567
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,081
Posted By gixxersteph
No harm in checking the impeller since you have...

No harm in checking the impeller since you have everything apart
Use a thermostT switch with a lower value than the stock unit - I think there is a cross reference of non LTM parts that work.

I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,768
Posted By gixxersteph
Zorba Thread lock was not compromised. As...

Zorba

Thread lock was not compromised. As for the pieces of the pump, indeed they were to be found in the coolant system. When I drained the system lots of black dust like particles came out. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,768
Posted By gixxersteph
New impeller and housing have been ordered. I'll...

New impeller and housing have been ordered. I'll order a new shaft and seal kit as well. Clutch cover will be pulled tonight or tomorrow morning.
The shaft will spin, I cannot move it in or out by...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,768
Posted By gixxersteph
judging what Pyndon found: ...

judging what Pyndon found:

http://pyndon.smugmug.com/photos/116313439-M.jpg

and the distance that the shaft on my bike protrudes and the above make me think the issue is deeper, or at least at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,081
Posted By gixxersteph
see my problem - not sure if it's just the...

see my problem - not sure if it's just the impeller or goes deeper.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24218700&postcount=15
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,768
Posted By gixxersteph
some answers - some questions

my question first - it's a two part Q

1) should the impeller spin freely? I took the cover off and was able to spin with little effort
2) should the impeller not be spinning when the engine is...
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