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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Today, 06:24 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 20,745
Posted By Zuber
Weather report predicts rain and showers starting...

Weather report predicts rain and showers starting Wednesday and through the weekend.

So, everyone needs to ride down to FT's on Tuesday night. See ya there.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Today, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12,307
Views: 677,693
Posted By Zuber
One Aprillia dealer said the RXV was like handing...

One Aprillia dealer said the RXV was like handing a hand grenade to the new owner and then pulling the pin as they rode off.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By Zuber
Put fresh cheap oil in the engine and overfill. ...

Put fresh cheap oil in the engine and overfill. Pour more all over the cams. You can get 'engine fog' oil for the cylinders or just more oil, spray it in the plug holes, intake and exhaust. Turn...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By Zuber
The 90/90-21 Scorp A/T's have had problems for...

The 90/90-21 Scorp A/T's have had problems for the last 8 years. The original tire on my 2010 Adv was defective, the replacement was defective, the one I just put on last week was defective. I'd...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-09-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,217
Posted By Zuber
I saw your question somewhere else, but I don't...

I saw your question somewhere else, but I don't have the answer. I have V2.4. You must have the ECU connected up or they are all greyed out. You may need to open the right map for your bike also? ...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-08-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Zuber
Not un-common. The metal tabs don't just snap...

Not un-common. The metal tabs don't just snap back on, you have to push them back on to get them seated. The pump puts out 50 psi and it will just pop open.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,855
Posted By Zuber
Interesting law in Montana that only 'official'...

Interesting law in Montana that only 'official' school buses can be painted yellow. Flat trackers in a 'Cool Bus' got stopped when passing through and had to paint it on the spot.

The ultimate...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Zuber
How often does Snot Gun close? I don't remember...

How often does Snot Gun close? I don't remember hearing about that before.

I hate Snot Gun.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By Zuber
Last time I rode through there (past Solder...

Last time I rode through there (past Solder Meadows and the Indian Res) was in 1992? It was easy. This is before GPS and the maps were all hand drawn. All roads are county/state roads with signs. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 20,745
Posted By Zuber
Quartzville is one of my favorites. NOW is the...

Quartzville is one of my favorites. NOW is the time to go up there. Mid-week, late summer. Reminds me of riding in Colorado's quartz rocks. The road changes every 10 miles, two lane to 1 1/2 lane...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 20,745
Posted By Zuber
An Inch equals a Mile.

An Inch equals a Mile.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,217
Posted By Zuber
Your bike is breaking in and the tuning is...

Your bike is breaking in and the tuning is changing. The valve clearance is different, the position of the throttle is less open for idle, so the TPS value is off.

Get 8000 miles on it and do a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-05-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 20,745
Posted By Zuber
Last Sunday's ride was about 8 hours and 180...

Last Sunday's ride was about 8 hours and 180 miles.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By Zuber
The rear pads get dirty quick. They are probably...

The rear pads get dirty quick. They are probably loaded up. Best to just replace them. Stock is organic, not the best for grip, or wet, or dirt.

Try semi-metallic, much more grippy. Cleans...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By Zuber
Doubt that you lost that much oil. There''s...

Doubt that you lost that much oil. There''s enough left to protect it. A little leak really makes a huge mess.

The choices>

You can buy all the tools to rebuild it, learn how and spend a...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,471
Posted By Zuber
I gave up on ReStackor software until winter. It...

I gave up on ReStackor software until winter. It just didn't work with freebie spread sheet programs and the Help documentation was very lacking. I'll try again with Micro-Sloppy-Wear.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By Zuber
If you have a high fender on the 990, that really...

If you have a high fender on the 990, that really is bad in cross-winds. Also, hand guards, bags, trunk, big windshield and a tall bike.

I lived in Kansas for 3 years. I'm totally numb to cross...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Zuber
Yes, this is more likely. It doesn't go...

Yes, this is more likely.

It doesn't go away, the engine is just louder.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By Zuber
These are only $51 ...

These are only $51

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Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By Zuber
TPS and Throttle Cable adjustment are probably...

TPS and Throttle Cable adjustment are probably it. Doubt there is any problem with the auto-idle stepper motor.

The low oil and low coolant comment by the dealer was stupid.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By Zuber
It's the ECU.

It's the ECU.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,369
Posted By Zuber
Carbs on an 1190? What a shame...

Carbs on an 1190? What a shame...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By Zuber
They probably forgot to initialize the ECU. ...

They probably forgot to initialize the ECU. There's some specific settings, neutral switch/side stand interaction. OR, they did, but selected the 'R' model by mistake (no electronic suspension).
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By Zuber
Don't like the color? Change to DOT 5.1, 5.3,...

Don't like the color? Change to DOT 5.1, 5.3, etc that has the color you want. But, it's ok the way it is.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Zuber
2009-2013 990 Adv with 19/17 wheels.

2009-2013 990 Adv with 19/17 wheels.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 463,526
Posted By Zuber
I suspect that won't happen. Traction control,...

I suspect that won't happen. Traction control, abs, ride by wire, all too complicated.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 20,745
Posted By Zuber
With video you get the belt. No video, no...

With video you get the belt. No video, no pictures, no witnesses, ... NADA.

The rest of us survived. 180 miles.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Zuber
The 06 (euro), 07, 08 ECU is not compatible with...

The 06 (euro), 07, 08 ECU is not compatible with the later ones. Don't switch the programs.

But, you can build a copy by hand.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By Zuber
Just to finish this off... The speedo cable...

Just to finish this off...

The speedo cable will get pinched if not routed right. Flunky tire changers will not put it under the fender mounts. When the forks bottom, it gets cut. Not cheap.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 20,745
Posted By Zuber
I'll be in the H'Burg Cafe about 8:15 AM Sunday...

I'll be in the H'Burg Cafe about 8:15 AM Sunday eating coffee and drinking the biscuts n gravy special if anyone wants to witness. Ready to ride about 9 AM-ish.

The gas station has the pure...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 463,526
Posted By Zuber
Throttle position at cruse is dependant on load. ...

Throttle position at cruse is dependant on load. I'm usually between 8-15% at 55-70 mph. Put some marks on your throttle at 8, 10, 15% and check it out.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 463,526
Posted By Zuber
Don't worry about wide open throttle settings. ...

Don't worry about wide open throttle settings. The idle value is the one you need to set.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-24-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 20,745
Posted By Zuber
No one steals beemers, intentionally. The BMW...

No one steals beemers, intentionally. The BMW community is just too small out here to hide it.

Probably just a joy rider. It's may be sitting out in the Millican Vly area.

But, it's gone.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-22-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 20,745
Posted By Zuber
The answer is 'Niels'. BTW, greetings from...

The answer is 'Niels'.

BTW, greetings from Moab.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-11-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 20,745
Posted By Zuber
Way out of state for a couple of weeks. Going to...

Way out of state for a couple of weeks. Going to an even hotter place.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,304
Posted By Zuber
The oil pressure switch will leak some times, but...

The oil pressure switch will leak some times, but usually it is the copper crush washer where it attaches to the head.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By Zuber
Common problem. Try reading the HOW some time. ...

Common problem. Try reading the HOW some time.

Remove the rear bolt and pull the tank out past the side cover. Loosen the top bolt until it has only one thread remaining. Get the lower bolt...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By Zuber
I'm from Missouri, my wife is from Oklahoma. ...

I'm from Missouri, my wife is from Oklahoma.

She's a social climber.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-01-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,171
Posted By Zuber
I worked at a Ossa shop in 1972 when these were...

I worked at a Ossa shop in 1972 when these were sold new. I rode a 175 Pioneer at one enduro. Had a MAR. Our shop even had Mick over two year's in a row to put on Trials Schools and a trials even....
Forum: 2 smokers 08-01-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,072
Posted By Zuber
My first time in the 2 smoke thread... I...

My first time in the 2 smoke thread...

I worked at a Suzuki shop when these were new. Fantastic motor, Suzuki was way ahead of the others. The frame, not so much. Minimum, replace the steering...
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