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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-22-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By wildjester
Omaha rider checking in. Just got a Tiger 800XC...

Omaha rider checking in.
Just got a Tiger 800XC and looking for some adventure.
PM or post up
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21,071
Views: 3,696,205
Posted By wildjester
Seriously? I feel like when I filled up (only...

Seriously?
I feel like when I filled up (only one time cause brand new) there was more there, and no wires.
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21,071
Views: 3,696,205
Posted By wildjester
Here's what I'm looking at. ...

Here's what I'm looking at.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/tcexraj6v32d240/20140407_200638.jpg


Thats not good... imo


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Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21,071
Views: 3,696,205
Posted By wildjester
Pissed I think my dealer screwed up my gas tank. Not...

I think my dealer screwed up my gas tank.
Not sure why they replaced it "under warranty." Haven't got to the bottum of that yet, but the immediate concern is that I can look in the tank and see the...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 495,040
Posted By wildjester
So its helping to shift "sprung" weight for...

So its helping to shift "sprung" weight for improved cornering?

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Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 495,040
Posted By wildjester
Thanks for the input. I guess theoretically it...

Thanks for the input. I guess theoretically it makes sense. Helps shift unsprung weight while cornering.

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Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 495,040
Posted By wildjester
Good guess, except mine slides side to side, not...

Good guess, except mine slides side to side, not front to back?? Is that even right?

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Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 495,040
Posted By wildjester
Just picked up my 13 XC. Got the top case as...

Just picked up my 13 XC. Got the top case as promo. Can someone please explain the sliding carrier and what's the point of the sliding?

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Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,049
Posted By wildjester
Can someone please explain to me the "sliding...

Can someone please explain to me the "sliding carrier." I have it, as well as the top case. Why exactly does it move back and forth??

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Forum: Beasts 02-17-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
Mid-winter feeler... Scram for Sales

2009 Scrambler 900 EFI, Matte Green
8025 miles.

Since these photos were taken I have replaced the tires with Dunlop TrailMax TR91's,
as well replaced the stock suspension with black Progressive...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 495,040
Posted By wildjester
F U Guys!

Now that I am in the market for a Tiger 800XC, I just want say screw you guys for making me read all 100+ pages of this thread. I have lost all production at work... good job!

Also, thank you for...
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By wildjester
I am the boss. Of course its because I wanted...

I am the boss.
Of course its because I wanted it... who wouldn't want a garage like this?
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By wildjester
Very funny Aaron! Why are you even on...

Very funny Aaron!


Why are you even on adventure rider?
Your mountain bike doesn't count as a dual sport!
Then again, neither does my Scrambler! hahaha!
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By wildjester
Garage Makeover

Thought I'd share...
https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/481124_4541264370999_715032308_n.jpg
https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/9604_4541264411000_1955727893_n.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
More info on this "switch" you speak of? Please...

More info on this "switch" you speak of?
Please
Thanks
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
Hi... I am the actual owner of this Scrambler. ...

Hi... I am the actual owner of this Scrambler.
These 50 cal cans cost me $16 at my local Army Surplus store.
The mount was sourced from www.newbonneville.com
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
Its all good. FYI- exclaimation marks (!) mean...

Its all good.
FYI- exclaimation marks (!) mean yelling or excitement.

Being on reserve would in fact make your bike stop running if you ran out of gas.
He said he filled his tank, then rode a...
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
Why are you yelling at me? He never said it ran...

Why are you yelling at me?
He never said it ran shitty... he said it stopped running.
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
This sounds very reasonable. Also. Is it on...

This sounds very reasonable.

Also. Is it on reserve?
I have an EFI model so don't flame me if there is not fuel petcock on the carbed one.
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
Here...

Here (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=how+many+lbs+is+5+kilos), let me google that for you.
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
This is what I can offer for info on USA models....

This is what I can offer for info on USA models. May not apply to Euro or where ever.

2009 is first year for EFI, and two-tone colors went away.
Offered only in matte green or gloss black from...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,980
Posted By wildjester
ZX14 and R1 Scrambler was not my primary...

ZX14
and R1

Scrambler was not my primary at the time, but just a second for fun around town.
Baby on the way. Sold the supersports, hanging on to the Scram until baby is born and
we can start...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
If you can take out and put in two bolts... you...

If you can take out and put in two bolts... you can change the rear shocks.
The fronts are about as simple, as well.

Tell your wife to pinch your hips with her knees, and stop braking so hard.
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
Thanks for the replies concerning the "tube"...

Thanks for the replies concerning the "tube" situation.
Just ordered a new set of tubes and a set of Dunlop TR91s.
I will post up about the TRs and let you guys know what I think.

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
Whats up with tire tubes?

I'm replacing the tires on my Scram. (2009 w/ 4500 mls)
What do I need to know about tubes?
Should I get new tubes?
Are the cheaper bikemaster tubes ok or do I need name brand?
If it doesn't...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,191
Posted By wildjester
No one? I watched/read some pretty good...

No one?

I watched/read some pretty good reveiws on the interwebz.
I'm going to try them... ya know, just to be different.
;-)

I will report the result.
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,191
Posted By wildjester
Dunlop TR91 Trailmax ??

Time for tires on my Scrambler. I ride about 85-90% on road.

I had it narrowed downt to Distanzias or Anakee 2s... then decided on the Anakees because I have heard
good thing about cold and wet...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
Up until 5 minutes ago I thought I was a bad-ass,...

Up until 5 minutes ago I thought I was a bad-ass, because when I pull into my neighbor hood at night I hammer the speed bumps and jump a few curb cuts. :huh
Forum: Beasts 02-17-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
Sean, First - I have stock bar ends you can...

Sean,
First - I have stock bar ends you can have. I will probably have levers in a month or two. Are the heat sheilds painted ot powder coated? I may be willing to swap them.

Second - Ashburn...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,959
Posted By wildjester
All Adventure Bikes are Dual Sports, but not all...

All Adventure Bikes are Dual Sports, but not all Dual Sport are Adventure Bikes.
:wink:
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
WELCOME! Are you from Europe? Just...

WELCOME!

Are you from Europe?
Just kidding... we already guessed it from the pants :wink:

NIce Scram!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,579
Posted By wildjester
This unless I find sweet deal on a...

This


unless I find sweet deal on a GSA... I'll take it, but not seeking it out.

Thanks again for the input, and keep it coming.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,579
Posted By wildjester
Thanks for the info. I didn't realize I...

Thanks for the info.

I didn't realize I could get spokes on a GS.
I will have to visit the dealer soon.
Just doing some prelim now.
Thanks again... keep the info coming
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,579
Posted By wildjester
R1200GS or R1200GS-Adv

After years super sport touring on my ZX14, and my recent Triumph Scrambler purchase...
I have decided to go full adventure tourer and purchas a BMW GS.

My big question is do I go with a GS or...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
Thanks Paul. I thought just the Thrux. I...

Thanks Paul.
I thought just the Thrux. I appreciate the correction.
Makes my love my Scram even more...
potato-potato-potato-bap-bap-braaaaap!
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
Also... the big diffrence besides the obvious...

Also... the big diffrence besides the obvious wider tires and clip-ons is the engine.
The bonnie, scram, and thrux share many components, including but not limited to, the frame and engine... but...
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
this

this
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
Its funny you posted that today! I was looking...

Its funny you posted that today!
I was looking ways to mount my new Contour Roam, and thought my old mirror hole and the RAM ball would be perfect... but I can only find a 10M... dang!
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21,117
Views: 6,077,145
Posted By wildjester
I'm loving it! Nice bike!

I'm loving it!
Nice bike!
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