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Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5,223
Views: 958,226
Posted By sdd04
If you buy a dimmer with a high beam by pass, and...

If you buy a dimmer with a high beam by pass, and aim the aux lites well, you can have them on all the time. Great aid in being seen during the day, and, as I'm sure you've found out, they turn night...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23,380
Views: 2,965,538
Posted By sdd04
I missed your original post, so if you covered...

I missed your original post, so if you covered this, I apologize. Have you replaced the spark plug boot/lead? Only having the problem hot, and at low engine demand..

Easy enough to check for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23,380
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Posted By sdd04
These bikes do tend to be vibey. Not only the...

These bikes do tend to be vibey. Not only the engine, but depending on the tires you're running, worn knobbies make for a really vibey ride.

I had my rear light go out on me a couple of weeks...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-28-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9,520
Views: 811,977
Posted By sdd04
Sorry to hear about the get off, but that...

Sorry to hear about the get off, but that happens. Glad to hear you're okay. Looks like it's time for adult beverages!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-28-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 93,438
Views: 5,049,854
Posted By sdd04
Sorry to hear that Charlie. Hope she's okay.

Sorry to hear that Charlie. Hope she's okay.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 93,438
Views: 5,049,854
Posted By sdd04
So, what time you figuring to be at Grandma's?...

So, what time you figuring to be at Grandma's? With this weather, it's either another ride tomorrow, or out on the lake.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 93,438
Views: 5,049,854
Posted By sdd04
I feel the same way about ethanol. With the...

I feel the same way about ethanol. With the little tank on the Honda, we stopped 3 times for fuel. Non ethanol every time. The pure-gas.org website is pretty good.

Glad the seat deal worked...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-26-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 93,438
Views: 5,049,854
Posted By sdd04
fwiw, there is non-ethanol fuel on the Hwy at the...

fwiw, there is non-ethanol fuel on the Hwy at the Woods Fuel Center in front of the Woods Market. On the west side of the road towards the south end of Fort Scott. Fueled there twice last week. 91...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 23,380
Views: 2,965,538
Posted By sdd04
The temp sensor for the fan is located on the...

The temp sensor for the fan is located on the backside of the rad on the right hand side. As Al mentioned it could be crushed wiring, though I'd be inclined to look at the 2 wires coming off the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-23-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 203,710
Posted By sdd04
Looked like a great ride! Wish I could have been...

Looked like a great ride! Wish I could have been there, but once again, work ruled the weekend. Hope to catch you next time.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,814
Posted By sdd04
2013 690 enduro dash flickering lcd

Know this thread has been dead for a while, but I'm going to take a chance that someone is still following it.

All the values displayed on the lcd flicker or fade at times. Though at about 5k...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23,380
Views: 2,965,538
Posted By sdd04
the digital side of a 2013 dash flickering

I'm assuming that one of the pins to the display inside the dash is vibrating apart. During my 630 mile weekend, the digits for speed, trip meter, and water temp bars started flickering, or shading...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23,380
Views: 2,965,538
Posted By sdd04
Don't know how they'd compare on price, but if...

Don't know how they'd compare on price, but if you buy new, Munn KTM usually does a 25% off oem parts about once a month or so.

Just another option.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5,223
Views: 958,226
Posted By sdd04
My wife has gripper/carbon cover, though her...

My wife has gripper/carbon cover, though her gripper was not the max/normal gripper, but something they had that was a bit less grippy. I don't know if they still offer it or not. Standard foam, and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23,380
Views: 2,965,538
Posted By sdd04
Really? It's 2 bolts.......

Really? It's 2 bolts.......
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23,380
Views: 2,965,538
Posted By sdd04
intermittent speedometer reading

Started yesterday with speeds shown higher than actual. Eventually lower and higher as well as accurate readings. Later it got to points where it would display 0 mph. I always have a display, just...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23,380
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Posted By sdd04
pin is coming out.

pin is coming out.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-31-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 93,438
Views: 5,049,854
Posted By sdd04
Sorry to hear that. I keep wondering how much...

Sorry to hear that. I keep wondering how much longer my over 2 year old battery will live.

I found the pit stops, and spectators crossing back and forth across the track reminding me of road...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-31-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 93,438
Views: 5,049,854
Posted By sdd04
Nice Charlie. Congratulations to you both!

Nice Charlie. Congratulations to you both!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-31-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 93,438
Views: 5,049,854
Posted By sdd04
That explains why I didn't see you! Great...

That explains why I didn't see you! Great suggestion though. What a blast! I've never been to one of those before. I'll know next time to take a chair.

Not sure what was funnier. The guys...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-30-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 93,438
Views: 5,049,854
Posted By sdd04
Thanks Doc. Weather permitting, I'll head that...

Thanks Doc. Weather permitting, I'll head that way. Very dirty kay tee em with a guy wearing a lot more stuff that you'd think he'd need lol.

Is the Ma & Pa station east of Huntsville open on...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-30-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 93,438
Views: 5,049,854
Posted By sdd04
If you're only worried about toe, you can do that...

If you're only worried about toe, you can do that yourself as well.

I see you have a jack stand sitting there. Find 3 more and stick them a touch forward, and rearward of the car equidistant from...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 1,073,789
Posted By sdd04
Hey John! As usual, great service on shipping....

Hey John! As usual, great service on shipping. Received yet another flashlight, and 2 of the new 1157 led replacements. The one for my wife's Sherpa is a good improvement, as noted by the pictures...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5,223
Views: 958,226
Posted By sdd04
Center to center of the holes for the stock ones...

Center to center of the holes for the stock ones looks like 94 mm or 3.7 inches. Brackets measure 6 mm (.235) thick.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-27-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 93,438
Views: 5,049,854
Posted By sdd04
That is very cool! Finally home after week...

That is very cool!

Finally home after week at the in-laws. Think it's time to ride before the spigot gets turned on again, which I hear is tomorrow-ugh.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5,223
Views: 958,226
Posted By sdd04
My wife's are sitting in the shop. I'll get some...

My wife's are sitting in the shop. I'll get some measurements for you. It may be a day or two.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23,380
Views: 2,965,538
Posted By sdd04
Same combo I'm using. About to order my 3rd...

Same combo I'm using. About to order my 3rd Tractionator and 2nd Pirelli Scorpion rally front. It's a noisy rear tire on tar, but that's the only negative I've found. One of the plusses is that fully...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-25-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 93,438
Views: 5,049,854
Posted By sdd04
this. Still waiting for just a touch more plot....

this. Still waiting for just a touch more plot. Certainly a lot of action with wild vehicles, though I wonder if there were more than a couple hundred words in the script.

Still a fun evening....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-25-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 93,438
Views: 5,049,854
Posted By sdd04
dang Doc, my wife and I are celebrating our 35th...

dang Doc, my wife and I are celebrating our 35th anniversary, and we're sitting in the theater waiting for our drinks and dinner to arrive before the movie starts. Mad Max....

Grats to those...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,329
Posted By sdd04
I'm guessing it's just you that can't see them.

I'm guessing it's just you that can't see them.
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 1,073,789
Posted By sdd04
Thanks for the photo, though now my wife wants...

Thanks for the photo, though now my wife wants one for her Sherpa....

She also wants to know what side racks you are using.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-20-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 93,438
Views: 5,049,854
Posted By sdd04
Morning Doc. How soon till they let you on the...

Morning Doc. How soon till they let you on the Honda?

If it keeps raining like this, I'm going to need an ark...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 23,380
Views: 2,965,538
Posted By sdd04
For those of you that put Paul Warfield's tail...

For those of you that put Paul Warfield's tail light/euro fender on, do you find the rear tire kicks up any less mud on the back of the rider and bike?

Was hoping the stretched out euro tail...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-15-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4,210
Views: 2,300,197
Posted By sdd04
Well, now that you're going to be that close,...

Well, now that you're going to be that close, we'll have to get together for a beer, or more...

Ever figure out what happened to the 690, or did I just miss that?
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 23,924
Posted By sdd04
Thanks to both of you for getting this done.

Thanks to both of you for getting this done.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23,380
Views: 2,965,538
Posted By sdd04
Absolutely correct. When he said cover, I thought...

Absolutely correct. When he said cover, I thought he meant... a cover. Without the skeletal bracket, those 2 pads would likely hanging in the air when unloaded.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23,380
Views: 2,965,538
Posted By sdd04
No battery cover on my 13. As others have said,...

No battery cover on my 13. As others have said, just the pins in the front and rear along with a handful of bump rubbers where it contacts the frame. The front should be a slot on the seat that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 851,000
Posted By sdd04
It's really a function of what works for you. I...

It's really a function of what works for you. I didn't want a tank bag on this bike, and held out for a year and a half. I spend a lot of time standing on this bike, and didn't want anything...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 23,380
Views: 2,965,538
Posted By sdd04
LOL, those low speed hard turn "almost" drops are...

LOL, those low speed hard turn "almost" drops are common place for me. I screwed in the stops as far as I could without hitting.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 851,000
Posted By sdd04
You're right about carrying too much. But since I...

You're right about carrying too much. But since I use it to travel, and I travel solo, I can't talk myself out of carrying all the crap....
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