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Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,541
Views: 403,201
Posted By xathor
You know, when I replaced the battery I spent...

You know, when I replaced the battery I spent like five minutes staring at this cable that I swore I got off the positive side but I connected to the ground because it was black...

Does that mean...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,541
Views: 403,201
Posted By xathor
Anyone have any problems with their ABS? ...

Anyone have any problems with their ABS?

I've asked in the megathread but it just gets ignored.

Battery died on my 2014 (sat too long), I replaced it and now I have a persistent ABS light and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21,709
Views: 2,613,141
Posted By xathor
Any leads on troubleshooting the ABS system on a...

Any leads on troubleshooting the ABS system on a 2014?
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21,709
Views: 2,613,141
Posted By xathor
My battery recently died, I replaced it and now...

My battery recently died, I replaced it and now my 2014 has the ABS light on solid. ABS is not functional.

I'm not finding any relevant information in my initial searches on diagnosing the ABS,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 21,709
Views: 2,613,141
Posted By xathor
Is there a definitive answer on which Shorai...

Is there a definitive answer on which Shorai battery fits the 2014 690 Enduro R?

Everything I see lists up to 2011.

Basically, I need a new battery and I don't want to spend more than $200.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By xathor
My girlfriend has expressed interest in coming as...

My girlfriend has expressed interest in coming as well. If there's interest in a slow, fast and Goodwin group... she'd like to be part of the slow group.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By xathor
IN! :freaky Just need a trailer to haul...

IN!

:freaky

Just need a trailer to haul the bike down there.
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,182
Posted By xathor
At the elder age of 28, I have finally bought my...

At the elder age of 28, I have finally bought my first house... holy crap... so much money.

Anyways, do you guys have anything that you wish you would have done in your garage before you started...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,475
Posted By xathor
Not to be THAT guy but if you are willing to fork...

Not to be THAT guy but if you are willing to fork out the money, the 690 Enduro is a really nice bike.

WR250R + suspension + exhaust + whatever... you're still stuck with a 25-ish horsepower 250....
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,537
Posted By xathor
I have a 450 and a 690. For what I ride I dont...

I have a 450 and a 690. For what I ride I dont see a problem riding either except for slabbing where the 690s maintenance intervals really shine.

Ive never dropped the 690 off road, I am less...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,613
Posted By xathor
Ive had all the bikes you have listed. I...

Ive had all the bikes you have listed.

I miss my 800xc occasionally for its long distance comfort. The 690 is decent on the interstate, I added the factory wind screen and it cut down and the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 22,631
Posted By xathor
I bought an 09 KLR new ans rode the piss out of...

I bought an 09 KLR new ans rode the piss out of it. 20k miles in a year. Only problem I had was toasting the clutch in some deep mud.

I got deployed to Iraq and the bike unfortunately sat...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By xathor
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By xathor
I ate lots of dust and found out that boys in...

I ate lots of dust and found out that boys in Oklahoma roll their joints all wrong.

I swear I had like twice the amount of rubber before the ride. That's a lot of fun for less than 200 miles.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 119,789
Posted By xathor
Been a while since the last update, how are...

Been a while since the last update, how are things going?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7,926
Views: 469,466
Posted By xathor
Anyone want to bring it up North for us to play...

Anyone want to bring it up North for us to play with?
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By xathor
I've never ridden an XT250 but I have put a lot...

I've never ridden an XT250 but I have put a lot of miles on a WR250R. You may want to consider one of those.

They do decent on the highway and are great off road. Nothing is going to keep up...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21,709
Views: 2,613,141
Posted By xathor
Does the 2nd and 3rd gear throttle restriction...

Does the 2nd and 3rd gear throttle restriction elimination procedure work on the 2014 model?


Also,
I was wondering how this drive-by-wire differs from the earlier models.

I'm assuming that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4,754
Views: 1,625,530
Posted By xathor
Finally went and got mine dirty. She did...

Finally went and got mine dirty.

She did really... really... really well in the sand. On the rough trail the front suspension still seems really harsh to me with both clickers on the softest...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,877
Posted By xathor
I like the swingarm tank idea... I'd probably run...

I like the swingarm tank idea... I'd probably run some water with a disinfectant like they give military for canteens. It'll taste funky at first but it wont matter if you need it.

I like the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,541
Views: 403,201
Posted By xathor
I've so far gotten: 55, 58, 60, 58mpg.

I've so far gotten: 55, 58, 60, 58mpg.
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,561
Posted By xathor
I agree with ward... although the first thing I...

I agree with ward... although the first thing I did was adjust the steering stops so that the radius wasn't so shitty. Very easy to do and helps out considerably.

I just received my 16t and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21,709
Views: 2,613,141
Posted By xathor
RAID is not a backup. Around what date did...

RAID is not a backup.

Around what date did you lose the pictures?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By xathor
I second Yankee Dog. There are good roads to be...

I second Yankee Dog. There are good roads to be found but none of them really go anywhere. The truck trails basically parallel a bunch of paved roads and run on the outskirts of open fields. They...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21,709
Views: 2,613,141
Posted By xathor
wut

wut
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21,709
Views: 2,613,141
Posted By xathor
A lot of modern vehicles will pull oily crankcase...

A lot of modern vehicles will pull oily crankcase vapors from the head of an engine and put them back into the intake - for the engine to then burn - in an effort to reduce emissions.

It is also...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21,709
Views: 2,613,141
Posted By xathor
Have you tried archive.org or possibly Google...

Have you tried archive.org or possibly Google image search?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7,926
Views: 469,466
Posted By xathor
If you could move it to Huntsville that would be...

If you could move it to Huntsville that would be great.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 23,763
Posted By xathor
Are these still available?

Are these still available?
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,541
Views: 403,201
Posted By xathor
Plopped down a big wad of cash and brought home a...

Plopped down a big wad of cash and brought home a 690 :evil

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/t1/1959670_890329531103_1376274581_n.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7,926
Views: 469,466
Posted By xathor
Everyone still playing Tag? My bikes are for...

Everyone still playing Tag?

My bikes are for sale... :evil
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=958999
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21,709
Views: 2,613,141
Posted By xathor
Looking to pick up a 2014 690e soon, is $10,299...

Looking to pick up a 2014 690e soon, is $10,299 the OTD price everywhere? Seems to be pretty common from my looking around.

Looking to trade in my 800xc and my WR250R, ran some numbers and am...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 48,183
Views: 9,911,881
Posted By xathor
About to sell all my bikes and pick up a 690e,...

About to sell all my bikes and pick up a 690e, any idea on what a used WR250R is worth?

http://i.imgur.com/AHJ2bbhl.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/HS9N89Ml.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 48,183
Views: 9,911,881
Posted By xathor
90/90-21? I don't remember. Whatever the...

90/90-21?

I don't remember. Whatever the stock size is in D606's.
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 48,183
Views: 9,911,881
Posted By xathor
Unfortunately all those bolts have nuts on...

Unfortunately all those bolts have nuts on them... :lol3

http://i.imgur.com/0YoI4a0l.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/AHJ2bbhl.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 48,183
Views: 9,911,881
Posted By xathor
I pulled my WR in the house the other day to...

I pulled my WR in the house the other day to grease the swingarm bushings and replace the plastics. After several days and cleaning up I found this on the floor.

http://i.imgur.com/hGcX7IMl.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 48,183
Views: 9,911,881
Posted By xathor
Im planning on putting a mesh screen sandwiched...

Im planning on putting a mesh screen sandwiched between two sheets of rivited aluminum.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 48,183
Views: 9,911,881
Posted By xathor
I hate getting wet. I used to go through deep...

I hate getting wet. I used to go through deep water all the time on my KLR. I've since figured out its much easier to just find a way around. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 48,183
Views: 9,911,881
Posted By xathor
Modified my airbox door a little. I am going to...

Modified my airbox door a little. I am going to pull the entire airbox out and see what I can do with it. I rarely go into deep water.

http://imgur.com/nXY27z7http://i.imgur.com/nXY27z7l.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,302
Posted By xathor
I went with the Misano top and bottom in grey. ...

I went with the Misano top and bottom in grey. I've been very happy so far. My only complaint is that the top of the pant seems to come inward a little and can pinch. Maybe I just need to lose a...
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