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Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21,199
Views: 2,528,465
Posted By empedrado
I am the who did that, I installed my own...

I am the who did that, I installed my own connector as there is not a connector directly from the odo. You have to remove the connector from the odo to access the wire and make the change.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21,199
Views: 2,528,465
Posted By empedrado
They are the same -- easy to confirm as the stock...

They are the same -- easy to confirm as the stock switch which controls the resistance settings are the same part number since 2008.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 50,160
Posted By empedrado
I built my own using resistors and a K&S switch...

I built my own using resistors and a K&S switch and have settings 1,2,3. Works great.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21,199
Views: 2,528,465
Posted By empedrado
Ditto and I am running a bigger countershaft...

Ditto and I am running a bigger countershaft sprocket. This bike has some serious grunt.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21,199
Views: 2,528,465
Posted By empedrado
Not really -- but I set it at a length that is a...

Not really -- but I set it at a length that is a larger lean angle than stock
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21,199
Views: 2,528,465
Posted By empedrado
As the tire wears it is amazing how much that...

As the tire wears it is amazing how much that effects things.

But it usually is only a problem depending on the lay of the land. Try to avoid having the stand on the uphill side, but not always...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21,199
Views: 2,528,465
Posted By empedrado
Similar indeed.

Similar indeed.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21,199
Views: 2,528,465
Posted By empedrado
Sidestand

Same problem here with the sidestand on the 14 model. I had a friend build me an adjustable stand and while we were at it put a larger foot on it.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-06-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 178,335
Posted By empedrado
Recent experience

Although I said I was giving up on the Monterra and going back to the Montana, I decided to use the Monterra on a recent 4 day trip. As usual, I had designed our trip to maximize the dirt experience...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21,199
Views: 2,528,465
Posted By empedrado
Imagine I have a set somewhere.

Imagine I have a set somewhere.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,411
Posted By empedrado
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By empedrado
Depending on the amount of snow the area...

Depending on the amount of snow the area recieves, the road from Platoro to Elwood pass may not be open in early June. The RGNF has a good website that shows road conditions. If this road is closed...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-23-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By empedrado
That picture says a lot -- could be a handful on...

That picture says a lot -- could be a handful on the 690's.

Our plan is as follows:

Truck to Camp Verde on the 26th
Camp Verde to Wickenburg on the 27th via Crown King
Wickenburg to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By empedrado
Thanks guys, this is just the information we are...

Thanks guys, this is just the information we are needing. We are doing point to point riding. With the short winter days, it sure helps to know we should not have to do any significant back...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By empedrado
Forgot to mention We are planning on picking...

Forgot to mention

We are planning on picking up the GWT on the way back from its intersection with the Table Mesa road.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By empedrado
Thanks for the response There will be six of...

Thanks for the response

There will be six of us. 3 on 690's, a 640 Adv, XR650R and a 530EXC.

Good to hear about the lack of snow.

I could send you the tracks for our plans if your...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7,059
Views: 1,159,123
Posted By empedrado
Anyone have instructions on where to machine the...

Anyone have instructions on where to machine the case to accomplish this?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By empedrado
Conditions -- Crown King, Tip top and Table Mesa

A group of us are trucking from NM to Camp Verde the day after Xmas. We plan on doing a 5 day ride that has us going to Yuma and back.

Right now we plan on heading down via Crown King -- does...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8,425
Views: 1,773,448
Posted By empedrado
Where you heading? Have yet to decide where I am...

Where you heading? Have yet to decide where I am going to do my annual Xmas to NY's ride. Have a number of places on the list depending on the weather.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8,425
Views: 1,773,448
Posted By empedrado
If you decide to go this route, I have a KTM...

If you decide to go this route, I have a KTM translucent orange tank complete with fuel pump I am thinking about selling.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-20-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,411
Posted By empedrado
If the title says off hiway, High Desert will not...

If the title says off hiway, High Desert will not do it. They got called out by the MVD and told to cease doing so a few years back. Always a chance you get someone who did not notice the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-16-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 178,335
Posted By empedrado
Have to keep it as I had given my brother my 650T...

Have to keep it as I had given my brother my 650T to use and now that I took it back he will need something to use on our trips together.

But thanks for the interest.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-13-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 178,335
Posted By empedrado
Well finally decided to go back to the Montana. ...

Well finally decided to go back to the Montana. Been with the Monterra since it came out, but just too frustrating. Some of the reasons I wanted it to work was the MP3 player but it is only mono...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,298
Posted By empedrado
I never get it. So what. The amount of daylight...

I never get it. So what. The amount of daylight is the same no matter what the clock says. Just get up an hour earlier and pretend it never happened. Not like many adventure rides begin after...
Forum: Vendors 10-31-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,496
Posted By empedrado
Have the beer version and like it, now I want the...

Have the beer version and like it, now I want the dog version as well
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 29,859
Posted By empedrado
Well said

Well said
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7,059
Views: 1,159,123
Posted By empedrado
Could also unfortunately be a stripped gear on...

Could also unfortunately be a stripped gear on the oil pump. This would reduce oil pressure to the stock tensioner
Forum: Vendors 10-23-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,740
Posted By empedrado
I have a couple of the old squadron's. Is it...

I have a couple of the old squadron's. Is it possible to get a simple comparison of that model vs the new ones?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-20-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 178,335
Posted By empedrado
Tempe

Since you guys seem to have the answers to everything can you help me with this one?

My tempe sometimes works great at times but sometimes does not for quite awhile.

Could be because I...
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By empedrado
Love it!! But it seems we have found a new way...

Love it!! But it seems we have found a new way to spend my money. But since my Tee -shirts from the 80's and 90's enduro riding are wearing out my wife will appreciate me retiring a few of those!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By empedrado
Don't know about AZ but in NM if you buy a...

Don't know about AZ but in NM if you buy a vehicle with just a MSO they will charge you the sales tax twice. First for the amount the original owner did not pay and then for the amount you owe on...
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,496
Posted By empedrado
I ordered the beer one and plan on ordering the...

I ordered the beer one and plan on ordering the dog one, but was hoping to get the beer one before ordering -- just in case it is sized wrong.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-20-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 178,335
Posted By empedrado
Updates

Geez -- didn't think to see if my GE needed updating. Updated it and now all is good.

Thanks!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-20-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 178,335
Posted By empedrado
Tried that but that says "Your system is up to...

Tried that but that says "Your system is up to date" yet everytime I hook up the device to the computer or basecamp I get the message updates available. And these are the "other updates" not the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-20-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 178,335
Posted By empedrado
Installing updates

For the last week or so I have been unsuccessful with installing the time zone update through Garmin Express that pops up when I connect my device to the computer. Recently there is another update...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-05-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 178,335
Posted By empedrado
As it should

As it should
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,085
Posted By empedrado
Somewhere I found an article setting forth the...

Somewhere I found an article setting forth the correct resistors to use to wire this switch. Using those resistors mine has the following readings:

0 - 15K same as "soft" or position 1 on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By empedrado
You will also have to get new rotors. Although...

You will also have to get new rotors. Although the same diameter the 14 model has offsets for the rings
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By empedrado
A couple of us have a plan and a back up plan in...

A couple of us have a plan and a back up plan in effect with them. Boys got the bike going and starting to ride back. If needed we will trailer to them otherwise hope to meet them in Pagosa...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-27-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 178,335
Posted By empedrado
Yeah, but somehow I foolishly felt I was getting...

Yeah, but somehow I foolishly felt I was getting a deal!!

Heck even used to buy a used gps just to get the second unlock code.
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