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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Seth S
Yes. I use that one on my 690 and the 690 has the...

Yes. I use that one on my 690 and the 690 has the same fuel system as the berg.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 06:10 PM
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Posted By Seth S
Its not a beauty contest.

Its not a beauty contest.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Seth S
Ha...didnt know it turned...just that it pulled...

Ha...didnt know it turned...just that it pulled out for cold starts...in cold weather.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Seth S
Very similar

Very similar
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Seth S
I will try to take some pictures of my Berg this...

I will try to take some pictures of my Berg this weekend...running the line along the top of the fender and around works really well and is a clean way to install. I have not had any snagging issues...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Seth S
The mounting to the engine isn't really a...

The mounting to the engine isn't really a propblem...there is a lot of stuff on this bike that mounts to the engine. The air filter and engine access is more limited and it takes a while to get good...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Seth S
Why do you need the black sleeve? and by rally...

Why do you need the black sleeve? and by rally routing I assume you mean running across the top of the fender and up the throttle side of the bike? Its a very clean way of setting it up...works...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 07:10 AM
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Posted By Seth S
http://www.beemerboneyard.com/cpcqkdiscon1.html ...

http://www.beemerboneyard.com/cpcqkdiscon1.html
http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/yhst-15102260216258_2272_419128458
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 09:14 PM
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Posted By Seth S
Its really not that bad...most of the weight is...

Its really not that bad...most of the weight is lower than you think. I dont think I noticed much difference between it and the RR tanks.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Seth S
You could get one of the metal bmw ones.

You could get one of the metal bmw ones.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Seth S
Are you pulling out the "choke" knob when you are...

Are you pulling out the "choke" knob when you are cold starting the bike?
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Seth S
I ran with a safari tank for a while and they...

I ran with a safari tank for a while and they work well. Everyone who sees it will comment on how its a massive tank but it really isnt that big a volume. It is considerably wider than stock but it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Seth S
Ryan Bottesi (RBOTT) used to sell them and he is...

Ryan Bottesi (RBOTT) used to sell them and he is in Vermont.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Seth S
looks good. ride it and then just make...

looks good. ride it and then just make adjustments for fit. Hard to tell what that seat is like.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Seth S
I agree with that...however the photo comparing...

I agree with that...however the photo comparing the aftermarket to the stock shows that the aftermarket is sticking into the engine less than the stock at the full retracted position. Therefore the...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 10:36 AM
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Posted By Seth S
written from a log somewhere in the Pacific....

written from a log somewhere in the Pacific....
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 09:41 AM
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Posted By Seth S
Must have been real bad if you passed out. How...

Must have been real bad if you passed out. How far down stream did you wake up?
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Seth S
That may be the case...but sigtech to stock...the...

That may be the case...but sigtech to stock...the stock slave is sticking out further than the sigtech. So the condition you might run into with the sigtech is that when the clutch plates are...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Seth S
In this Photo: ...

In this Photo:

http://i.imgur.com/pQHGe5u.jpg


You are showing that the Sigtech retracts more than the stock slave which would allow for more rod clearance than stock.


things I would...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 07:11 AM
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Posted By Seth S
not that stuff couldnt have changed since I...

not that stuff couldnt have changed since I bought the parts. But my 08 690E has the Sigtech with new EBC clutch plates and no issues.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 12:40 PM
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Posted By Seth S
The clutch springs are what hold pressure on the...

The clutch springs are what hold pressure on the plates so that the clutch does not slip and you move forward. When you squeeze the clutch lever fluid pushes the slave out which then pushes on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Seth S
Interesting. I can see it happening based on...

Interesting. I can see it happening based on your explanation. I guess I have been lucky to not experience this on mine yet.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Seth S
The boiling point of gasoline varies from 100 deg...

The boiling point of gasoline varies from 100 deg F to 400 deg F depending on pressure etc. Its unlikely the tank would boil but very likely the fuel line could vaporize due to its proximity to the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Seth S
The pump is surrounded by fuel and full of fuel...

The pump is surrounded by fuel and full of fuel which is usually ambient temperature. Seems kind of odd that the pump is getting so hot that it needs a cool down period...It would be a good test to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 06:03 AM
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Posted By Seth S
Though there are some of us with many thousands...

Though there are some of us with many thousands of miles on the original black pumps and having no problems :huh...but yes...they seem to be more troublesome for some reason.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Seth S
Hard to tell...you haven't actually captured a...

Hard to tell...you haven't actually captured a photo of the pump yet. The housing you have pulled out is not the pump. You have to pull off the fuel tank to get to the pump housing. The pump...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Seth S
See if you can find a shop/garage in your area...

See if you can find a shop/garage in your area that has a Boroscope. You could pull the plug and use the scope to inspect the cylinder walls in the engine to see if there are any signs of cylinder...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 12:26 PM
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Posted By Seth S
There are a lot of dealers out there. a few of...

There are a lot of dealers out there. a few of them are good.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 10:35 AM
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Posted By Seth S
My dealer didn't know there was a switch under...

My dealer didn't know there was a switch under the seat to change the mapping. A lot of dealers know jack squat.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Seth S
Check to make sure the cluster connector is clean...

Check to make sure the cluster connector is clean and snug
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 01:59 PM
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Posted By Seth S
Ridden through any rain storms or deep puddles...

Ridden through any rain storms or deep puddles recently?
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 06:29 AM
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Posted By Seth S
Those little red plastic pieces look suspiciously...

Those little red plastic pieces look suspiciously like Crimplocks...a horrible horrible way to do vehicle wiring in all cases but an emergency. They are prone to corrosion and can damage the wire.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22,235
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Posted By Seth S
The ends of the pin are not flared slightly to...

The ends of the pin are not flared slightly to prevent it from sliding out? I have my head off the motor right now...will take a look at the rocker arms tonight.

what is the outer diameter of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22,235
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Posted By Seth S
There is a bleed screw located on the left side...

There is a bleed screw located on the left side top of the radiator. This can be used to help bleed air bubbles out of the cooling system.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22,235
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Posted By Seth S
The bike is tall enough for me at 6'3 from the...

The bike is tall enough for me at 6'3 from the point of view of stand over height but the peg to seat to bar ratios are all wrong. The seat to pegs has always been too cramped and requires a lot of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6,630
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Posted By Seth S
check fuses, check to see if it primes when you...

check fuses, check to see if it primes when you bump the start button. pull the fuel line off the quick disconnect and see if fuel comes out.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Seth S
what gaskets? you mean the O-ring on the plastic...

what gaskets? you mean the O-ring on the plastic housing? I just make sure the two mating surfaces are clean and the O-ring is properly aligned and then bolt back together.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6,630
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Posted By Seth S
The CA cycleworks pump has proven to be a good...

The CA cycleworks pump has proven to be a good investment
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6,630
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Posted By Seth S
it also depends on how good/strong your battery...

it also depends on how good/strong your battery is. A better battery can hide power draw issues.
Forum: Racing 04-02-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By Seth S
I have friends who race in the Lemons series. ...

I have friends who race in the Lemons series. Its a good way to get seat time but there are a lot of cars on the track and a lot of inexperienced drivers.
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