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Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 06:30 AM
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Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Thanks for all the replies... Fluids...

Thanks for all the replies...



Fluids are all good and were changed with spec ENI products, 10W-60 in the motor...



I get this, especially in South Florida. But it is also happening at...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
What would cause a perceived rise in engine heat?...

What would cause a perceived rise in engine heat? Seems like it has increased more than usual. I feel it coming up through the front just forward of the tank and at my legs.

FYI... fresh fluids,...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Ah, that's what I need! Stephen ...

Ah, that's what I need!



Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Peter. The NGK caps I have are straight. They...

Peter. The NGK caps I have are straight. They don't have the 90 bend like the OEM caps.


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Okay. So the spark plug resistor cover (NGK) is...

Okay. So the spark plug resistor cover (NGK) is starting to crack me. I've tried every flathead screwdriver I own and they're either too short or the blade isn't wide enough to move the cover when...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7,188
Views: 3,290,415
Posted By Stromtrooper246
There are some great bikes on this thread. If you...

There are some great bikes on this thread. If you guys are on Facebook would you mind posting some of these on our page at www.facebook.com/caferacerpodcast.


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9,997
Views: 3,175,227
Posted By Stromtrooper246
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/16/dymevu5e.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/16/dymevu5e.jpg

A little day trip through JW Corbett.


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9,997
Views: 3,175,227
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Is that you Jimmy? Stephen ...

Is that you Jimmy?


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-15-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5,543
Views: 453,776
Posted By Stromtrooper246
South Flatistan

I'm riding up too. I may have to go early if I
they have me do a lecture. I'll keep you guys posted. I'm thinking of either swapping to a set of more aggressive tires or bringing them with and...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-15-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 20,134
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Dave, we need to do another ride before you move....

Dave, we need to do another ride before you move.

I think today was about the muddiest the big girl has ever been.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/16/ryba6epu.jpg

It was a pretty nice ride...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-15-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5,543
Views: 453,776
Posted By Stromtrooper246
I'm going! Stephen ...

I'm going!


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-03-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 20,134
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Blasphemy. Stephen ...

Blasphemy.


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
I had no choice. FWIW, they had a had time...

I had no choice. FWIW, they had a had time getting the old one out. Larry (service tech) had to use a special tool he fabricated. The seal is made out of a Mylar type material and looked like it was...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-03-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 20,134
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Come by Club Shell on the Beeline just before...

Come by Club Shell on the Beeline just before Pratt to mix with the locals. There are a few ADV types who hang there (me included) and will often split for a Sunday RTE.

Also, checkout the MSTA...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-03-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 20,134
Posted By Stromtrooper246
It was great. The trip was even better. ...

It was great. The trip was even better.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/04/ubugyham.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/04/pe7e3e9y.jpg


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Just had the same experience on a cc trip. Had...

Just had the same experience on a cc trip. Had the gasket replaced at MPH Cycles in Houston. It was effected the O2 sensor causing poor mileage and vibrations in the pegs....
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
http://stelviontx.blogspot.com/2013/04/powerlet-el...

http://stelviontx.blogspot.com/2013/04/powerlet-electrical-sockets.html
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
BTW... there isn't much that fits into that plug...

BTW... there isn't much that fits into that plug and STAYS in!
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Yeah, it's a simple piece of cake. Once you get...

Yeah, it's a simple piece of cake. Once you get the screws out, unplug the power to the cig outlet and then release the large plug that goes into the speedo cluster. Take your time and look at it. It...
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,179
Posted By Stromtrooper246
I got a pair of the ADV version from Shawn at OE...

I got a pair of the ADV version from Shawn at OE and wore them on my trip back to south Florida, almost 2500 miles. The biggest improvement for me was the "junk trunk". On the trip out I was wearing...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 38,815
Posted By Stromtrooper246
I too got a pair of the ADV version from Shawn at...

I too got a pair of the ADV version from Shawn at OE and wore them on my trip back to south Florida. The biggest improvement for me was the "junk trunk". On the trip out I was wearing either Sedici...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Anyone have any experience with Vee Rubber tires?...

Anyone have any experience with Vee Rubber tires? Crap?


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: Americas 05-25-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Andy. I ended up making a stop at MPH Cycles in...

Andy. I ended up making a stop at MPH Cycles in Houston then I-10 to I think 17 into Llano. Then through Brady and across to Roswell. It was a great ride


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
I saw these at OE and was impressed by the...

I saw these at OE and was impressed by the mounts. I think I'm going to replace my big Helen 2 Wheels with their top bag.


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
I like wide hips on a girl....

I like wide hips on a girl. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/25/du3enapa.jpg


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-25-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,143
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Oh the disco. At 0330 I could still hear them all...

Oh the disco. At 0330 I could still hear them all the way over in the motorcycle ghetto.


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Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
The weather was great two weeks ago. A little too...

The weather was great two weeks ago. A little too cold if anything. I'm sure it wouldn't be that much fun in the 90's




Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6,686
Views: 2,047,607
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Mark, It was truly a please chatting with...

Mark,

It was truly a please chatting with you and Fausto in the wifi tent at the Overland Expo. I sincerely hope our paths cross again one day.

Stephen Grasso


Sent from my iPad using...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Yeah, it's the front tire. I checked the front...

Yeah, it's the front tire. I checked the front wheel bearings and steering head play and everything is good. My eyes are so bad that from standing the tire looks good. When I put on my glasses and...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Thanks SM, I'll check all the above in the...

Thanks SM, I'll check all the above in the morning.

As far as the front tire goes, it has plenty of tread and felt pretty stable in the mountains but I haven't looked close for cupping.

...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
That's possible. I'll have a look at them in the...

That's possible. I'll have a look at them in the morning. Those are the original tires and I now have over 16,000 miles on them.

I'm going to check the overflow tube in the airbox as well.

...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
580 miles today. From Tupelo, MS to Gainesville,...

580 miles today. From Tupelo, MS to Gainesville, FL. Motor seemed to run great.

Now there is another issue I'm noticing. When I lean into a slow right hander, I feel and hear what seems like a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-23-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9,997
Views: 3,175,227
Posted By Stromtrooper246
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/24/y4u5y5e3.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/24/y4u5y5e3.jpg


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
BTW, the bike has been running great. Did about...

BTW, the bike has been running great. Did about two hours of triple digits in northwestern Texas.

It just concerns me that the oils was that low with no warning light. Is our warning a low level...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
She is a pack mule. Or an Italian tractor. Take...

She is a pack mule. Or an Italian tractor. Take your pick.

On another note, last evening as I was getting into Tupelo the bike felt like it was running a bit hot. When I checked the oil in the...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/23/hegupy5e.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/23/hegupy5e.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/23/pequ2ane.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/23/bejuheje.jpg

Still on the road. Another day or so.

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-23-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 754,797
Posted By Stromtrooper246
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/23/dy3u4y4e.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/23/dy3u4y4e.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/23/9ehanyra.jpg


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10,667
Views: 1,388,681
Posted By Stromtrooper246
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/22/zusezydy.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/22/zusezydy.jpg

The damn thing fell out while riding through New Mexico. I knew I should have replaced them before I left.


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-22-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 20,134
Posted By Stromtrooper246
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/22/qavy4u3u.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/22/qavy4u3u.jpg

Last night in Oklahoma.


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-22-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 20,134
Posted By Stromtrooper246
Put knobbies on it. Stephen ...

Put knobbies on it.


Stephen
www.caferacerpodcast.com
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