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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 75,178
Posted By Monterey_BS
You know you're a 950R owner when...

Everybody (even other KTM owners) say it's too tall and all you can think or say is...

I DO NOT CARE (even at 6-1)

There is no bike that can match it - on road, off road, it doesn't matter...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 1,224,840
Posted By Monterey_BS
Ridin' 'Round Flagstaff

Hauled my bike to Flagstaff last weekend to ride in the Coconino NF with a buddy of mine on an 1190. Spectacular country with countless options for terrain, difficulty, and views. All ADV stuff...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,679,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
Beautiful work! Wish I'd thought of that four...

Beautiful work! Wish I'd thought of that four years ago. I'm way past that now, though. You are absolutely correct that the original lines are striking and almost impossible to duplicate...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,679,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
I always try to be riding my 690 when planning to...

I always try to be riding my 690 when planning to get my leg stuck under a bike. I find the extrication time gets cut in half, relative to the 950, although much of that improvement may be due to my...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,679,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
Seems like the 2 into 1 pipe I used on mine was...

Seems like the 2 into 1 pipe I used on mine was done by FMF. I got it from BlackDog. As others have indicated, it didn't last. I run two Akros with a Motohooligan intake. It goes like a scalded...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,679,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
Lots of CJ stuff in the works. The only thing...

Lots of CJ stuff in the works. The only thing missing is the larger clutch fluid reservoir. Highly recommended (by me, at least).

Seriously consider moving to a vacuum pump when you move to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,679,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
+ whatever. Awake and ready to rumble.

+ whatever. Awake and ready to rumble.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 280,609
Posted By Monterey_BS
Which one do you have?

Which one do you have?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 280,609
Posted By Monterey_BS
I'd also recommend using their (Summit) hose...

I'd also recommend using their (Summit) hose sleeves on fuel lines. It completes the heat protection, especially when running a vacuum pump.
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 638,200
Posted By Monterey_BS
A stunning build. Do you have any details? ...

A stunning build. Do you have any details? Inquiring minds must know.
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 301,912
Posted By Monterey_BS
Who cares! For my money you can post these kinds...

Who cares! For my money you can post these kinds of results anywhere you want. I want it, too. Too bad the skill, the time, and/or the money are lacking on my part or my '81 G/S would be a mirror.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,679,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
I've also run with and without with a preference...

I've also run with and without with a preference for the latter. For me it depends on the particular screen, how fast, and for how long. An occasional long day at high speed is one thing, but two or...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17,707
Views: 1,868,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
After re-reading my post I realized I may have...

After re-reading my post I realized I may have caused some confusion. The only thing I changed out was the plug for the breather in the Acerbis cap. The one CJ provides is pretty light weight. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17,707
Views: 1,868,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
CJ Replacement Fuel Cap Assembly

One thing I've been meaning to ask...
The one difference between the CJ fuel cap and the stock is that it appears (on my bike, at least) that to remove the rear plastics you need to remove the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17,707
Views: 1,868,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
The only recommendation I would have in addition...

The only recommendation I would have in addition to BigDog's is that I would replace the gas cap plug with a heavier duty one than provided by CJ. I don't run a plate on the back, so anything you...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,679,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
The hardest part is learning not to panic when...

The hardest part is learning not to panic when you turn the key and there's no pump noise. Just hit the magic button and go.
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 34,727
Posted By Monterey_BS
The Great White Whale Surfaces At Last

Finally got the thing done. The Exxon Valdez (Safari) has become the Great White Whale...
http://montereybs.smugmug.com/photos/i-KxxcPrx/0/M/i-KxxcPrx-M.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,679,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
Finally sorted

Not quite as bucolic a setting as the preceding, but finally got the Powercell tank sorted and off for a short blast through the twisties near home.

Ready to ride...
...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,679,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
We've now got a cross-thread conversation going...

We've now got a cross-thread conversation going on. Take a look my recent post on the Quick Questions thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24386257&postcount=2184) to see my Wolfman...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-13-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,230
Views: 280,609
Posted By Monterey_BS
I've also been using the Kriega drybags for many...

I've also been using the Kriega drybags for many years, also on a BlackDog plate. I've got US-10/US-20s that I combine in various ways. They are a bit fiddly, but once you get the set-up dialed, they...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,679,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
It's neat to see somebody that came up with...

It's neat to see somebody that came up with roughly the same travel solution as I did. There is a BlackDog plate some where under the pile in the back.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17,707
Views: 1,868,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
Just went to the Revzilla website. They are all...

Just went to the Revzilla website. They are all K60 Scouts. Only the 17 inch tires have the full center ribs.
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 906
Views: 171,709
Posted By Monterey_BS
Registered Bike FS

I note you've commented that one of these bikes is available. I think DiabloADV's bike (2005) may also be FS on Craigslist in the SF Bay Area. Looks a peach to me and very tempting!
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17,707
Views: 1,868,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
I used an idea floated by Ged some time back and...

I used an idea floated by Ged some time back and it works like a charm. Get some liquid electrical tape and coat the balls after roughening. Let the liquid set, reassemble, and you'll never have...
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 906
Views: 171,709
Posted By Monterey_BS
'81 g/s - 6250511

This is a 10/80 build bike.

I picked it up a bit over two years ago from the third owner. It's a French bike. Evidently, it spent its early years on a farm and was purchased by an American...
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,824
Posted By Monterey_BS
Tart's Couch

First thing that's gotta go after you get it running is that seat!
With regard to capabilities I learned a valuable lesson from a very wise buddy of mine who, when talking about the capabilities of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17,707
Views: 1,868,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
Same here. No problems to date and I swap my 665...

Same here. No problems to date and I swap my 665 from bike to bike. I've had the 665, since they first came out. Short arm or medium arm doesn't seem to make any difference.
As well, the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,498
Posted By Monterey_BS
Buy It and Ride It

I've an '04 BCR with 50k on the clock. It's quite a versatile machine. It's set up with system cases, a Givi top case, and the Bagster tank bag system. Great commuter, great traveler, great...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,679,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
Its' a GREAT idea, but much more involved than...

Its' a GREAT idea, but much more involved than just swapping out the motor. I think PowerCell's probably got a build thread somewhere here on his. I don't have the link because I've never had the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17,707
Views: 1,868,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
...and then use anti-seize, so it never happens...

...and then use anti-seize, so it never happens again. (We hope!)
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17,707
Views: 1,868,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
+1 I'd forgotten this was what I used, it's...

+1
I'd forgotten this was what I used, it's been a long time, but the stepped bit pretty much guarantees a good result.
Thanks for the reminder!
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17,707
Views: 1,868,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
Went from stock (L) to the Tidy Tail (R) to the...

Went from stock (L) to the Tidy Tail (R) to the Euro Tail (C). I was not happy with the Tidy Tail. It is metal, heavy, and unstable. It eliminated the quick on/off of the TT side racks, so it had...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17,707
Views: 1,868,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
I don't remember the diameter, but mine's about...

I don't remember the diameter, but mine's about 1/4" larger in diameter than the post. Start with a pilot, though, as there is no backing up.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17,707
Views: 1,868,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
Use the flat blade method to break the seal....

Use the flat blade method to break the seal. Twist and pull at the same time. It will come off. You will not destroy it. The circled screw must come out.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17,707
Views: 1,868,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
Cry Apologize for extending the tire exchange... ...

Apologize for extending the tire exchange...
I'm with v8t on this. I also ran the K60s on my journey up the Haul Road from the Central Coast of CA on my SE. Tire life was pretty disappointing. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 596,912
Posted By Monterey_BS
Short answer is that the tail rack ties each side...

Short answer is that the tail rack ties each side together. It is a stiffer system, primarily side-to-side, but it may actually aggravate any problem with the inserts because of the additional...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5,448
Views: 1,679,344
Posted By Monterey_BS
Well, now I've seen two! Looks better goin' away...

Well, now I've seen two! Looks better goin' away than comin' at, but that could be said of a lot of things.
Nice pics, BTW.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 596,912
Posted By Monterey_BS
Yup, my philosophy exactly - what you need for...

Yup, my philosophy exactly - what you need for three days is what you need for three months.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17,707
Views: 1,868,284
Posted By Monterey_BS
I moved to a vacuum pump from electric on my SE...

I moved to a vacuum pump from electric on my SE and have never looked back. Fires every time, even on a Shorai. Can't help with the TDM...
I've never heard of anyone using vacuum on FI systems,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 596,912
Posted By Monterey_BS
It's a statics problem in the simple case. ...

It's a statics problem in the simple case. Follow the path of the load. Assume first that the bags are mounted to the racks in such a way that they can't move around, even though this is not a...
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