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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-09-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4,289
Views: 832,821
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Check out the 'Events' section at...

Check out the 'Events' section at Stromtrooper.com and you will find the thread on the Eastern Get Together. Too bad its the same weekend as the RDV rally thats popular with the Adv Rider bunch - I'd...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5,311
Views: 1,075,065
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Here's a Sporty I'd love to have: ...

Here's a Sporty I'd love to have:
http://mulemotorcycles.net/100-cubic-inch-1.html


http://mulemotorcycles.net/p7hg_img_45/fullsize/my_albums_325_fs.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-19-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,191
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Its a fairly common prob with the Stroms. Search...

Its a fairly common prob with the Stroms. Search over at vsri.com or stromtrooper.com for posts on it. Lots of folks recommend the wiring harness from easternbeaver.com that bypasses the starter...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-08-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,525
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
I agree with many others that Beasts is just fine...

I agree with many others that Beasts is just fine at present. I can look through the different thread topics and click on the ones that interest me. There aren't really all that many and some move...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,786,494
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Was at the book store earlier browsing through...

Was at the book store earlier browsing through magazines and saw a picture on the front of 'American Iron' that looked familiar. And there inside is a story about Doug and the Dirtster, and about his...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 49,707
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
OMG - Its Dudley from 'Wild Hogs' !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

OMG - Its Dudley from 'Wild Hogs' !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 678,852
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
You are a true 'motorcyclist' Scottfree and good...

You are a true 'motorcyclist' Scottfree and good to see someone that actually rides rather than 'profiles'. Hate to read for sale ads that include "never ridden in the rain" !
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,228
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
There is a nice clean '07 DL1000 with bags,...

There is a nice clean '07 DL1000 with bags, Madstad, and some other goodies sitting on the floor at Cool Springs Suzuki, Breeze......Deja Vu
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,228
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
I did the same thing back in the 70's - looked...

I did the same thing back in the 70's - looked away for a few seconds (at a decent looking ass filling out a pair of jeans) and a car was stopped to turn left. Smacked the hell out of it and went...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 48,344
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Sorry, I shoulda done that. That bike won't last...

Sorry, I shoulda done that. That bike won't last long till someone scoops it up !!!!
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 48,344
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Check this one out: "Great condition...never...

Check this one out: "Great condition...never been wrecked or ridden hard..


http://nashville.craigslist.org/mcy/2422878071.html
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,228
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Happens to the best of us - hope you aren't too...

Happens to the best of us - hope you aren't too beat up and that maybe the ST can be fixed. What happened ?
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,499
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
I would rather use a clear shield and sunglasses,...

I would rather use a clear shield and sunglasses, but I did buy a silver mirrored shield last year for my Symax - its doesn't darken things enough on a sunny day to not wear sunglasses, but, in my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-01-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,601
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Check this link : ...

Check this link :

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=679199

Try adjusting the clutch as per the service manual page I posted on that thread.
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 48,344
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
This guy is a real pro at convincing us he is...

This guy is a real pro at convincing us he is trustworthy (and has received the best education our American school system has to offer):
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,906
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
I don't consider the Tiger 800 a "pretty"...

I don't consider the Tiger 800 a "pretty" motorcycle - funtional maybe, pretty no. Regardless, I'm sure that new Tiger owners who put on the miles will be looking for replacment windshields that do a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 48,344
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
1973 Honda CB360 Cafe Racer - "engine does turn...

1973 Honda CB360 Cafe Racer - "engine does turn over but wont catch because i was told it needs a solenoid for the left spark plug "
"...i know about what this bike is worth so dont ask me...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-21-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,057
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
I used Valvoline 10w-40 motorcycle oil up until...

I used Valvoline 10w-40 motorcycle oil up until last change (about 3k ago with around 16k on the clock). Switched to Rotella T6 synthetic, but, I can't tell any difference in the shifting smoothness....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-20-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,057
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Well, any luck with the adjustments, and did that...

Well, any luck with the adjustments, and did that fix your problem?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,057
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Try this :

Try this :
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,049
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Try this: Rick Hughes...

Try this:

Rick Hughes <rickhughes805@hotmail.com>
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,632
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
I wear progressive bifocals most of the time and...

I wear progressive bifocals most of the time and the distance correction is pretty strong. But, for riding, I had a cheap pair of Ray Ban style plastic frames fitted with single vision lenses just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,784
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Go to the bottom of the page on this link: ...

Go to the bottom of the page on this link:
http://www.calsci.com/motorcycleinfo/VStrom.html#Issues
and you will see an on line service manual for the DL1000. I looked at the section on the cam...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-27-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 56,008
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Very impressive wera and a good report on the...

Very impressive wera and a good report on the Vee. My '08 Wee still hasn't made it to the 20k mark yet, I'm almost ashamed, but between a new job with little vacation and a late summer injury that...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-27-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,404
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
I appreciate all the replies guys and will feel...

I appreciate all the replies guys and will feel more comfortable using the foot peg as a step knowing many others do the same. Just never had to mount up that way in my many years of riding and was...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Suzuki centerstand about $250, but other brands...

Suzuki centerstand about $250, but other brands available.
Suzuki handguards about $50, but same as above.

Check out TwistedThrottle.com and AdvMotoStuff.com on their prices.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-23-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,404
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
That too is harder than it used to...

That too is harder than it used to be.................uh, not as hard. Well, you know what I mean.

Thanks for all the replies fellas. I do have the 'zuki centerstand but it would be tough to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,404
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Have thought about the lowering links donstrom -...

Have thought about the lowering links donstrom - they aren't that expensive and guess I could sell them if I didn't like the ride. I would worry about scraping things with it lowered though. I have a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,404
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Hard time mounting up ...

Been thinking of late about selling or trading the Wee Strom for something not as tall. As much as I like the machine I'm having a hella of a time getting on it lately. I'm not that short - about...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,054
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
A friend of mine had one of these back in the...

A friend of mine had one of these back in the late 70's while I rode a '75 Superglide. He rode it from his home in New Jersey to Daytona Bike week in '77 ( ouch, makes my bum burn ). I admired the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-15-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,923
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Just about everything related to the V Strom can...

Just about everything related to the V Strom can be found at these two sites:

http://www.vstrom.info/Smf/index.php

http://www.stromtrooper.com

If the brake lines have gotten hardened or...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-08-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
I use the stock shield during the warm months and...

I use the stock shield during the warm months and switch to a Givi when it gets cool. I like the airflow from the stock shield for hot weather - lets a lot more air through the mesh jacket. Both get...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-08-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Don't think I would use the textured black -...

Don't think I would use the textured black - kinda of a 'crinkle' finish possibly.

And sorry, I told you wrong. I've got too many cans of paint on the self. The paint I used for the crash...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,928
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Good ones: ...

Good ones:

http://www.stromtrooper.com/photography-videos/21652-luggage-pictures-thread.html

http://www.stromtrooper.com/australia-new-zealand/29226-photos-aussie-strommers-bikes.html

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Not sure what they use for the lower fork...

Not sure what they use for the lower fork coating, but, it wouldn't be hard to just pull the wheel and the associated stuff off the fork, mask off where you did not want paint and use Matt black (not...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-03-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,297
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
The owners manual has a maintenance schedule,...

The owners manual has a maintenance schedule, and, I believe, shows places that need lube and bolts/nuts to check for tightness. If you don't have one, you should be able to find a manual on-line.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,649
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Sean - sounds like Rapid Dog might be interested...

Sean - sounds like Rapid Dog might be interested in your CS but you can send me some pics too. I would really like to find one within a 250 mile radius or so, but then, I might be tempted in I found...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,649
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
Have considered an R75 or R80 as well the R100. I...

Have considered an R75 or R80 as well the R100. I don't want to spend a bundle but I would like one that is a least 5 or 6 of 10. Would not want one requiring major engine work. Don't mind stripping...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,649
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
I might be interested in the CS, but not sure I...

I might be interested in the CS, but not sure I would want to travel the 650 miles to pick it up.....
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,649
Posted By Deputy_Dawg
I appreciate your replies and I was thinking of...

I appreciate your replies and I was thinking of $1500 - $2000. But after sleeping on it, I think I'll pass and keep looking. Believe I can find a cleaner one if I take my time.
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