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Forum: Face plant 05-19-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,370
Posted By gunslinger
:d

:d
Forum: Face plant 05-19-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,370
Posted By gunslinger
Remember - its good fun riight..... ?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=787877 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=787877):deal:deal
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,002
Posted By gunslinger
Crap, its embarrassing enough that a Renault did...

Crap, its embarrassing enough that a Renault did that!

:rofl

Seriously, feel your pain. Be glad you didnt splat the side of a H2 Hummer and are still alive.
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,370
Posted By gunslinger
Thumb Thanks

This is the best description I can come up with. Conditions were nice, but it was an up/down/right/left curve where I had just passed a car and was pulling back into my lane when the left hand turn...
Forum: Face plant 05-15-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,370
Posted By gunslinger
You ride long enough, you''ll drop it .....

I dont post much on here but some things are worth posting..........



Ive been asked a hundred times what happened after totaling the Vstrom 3 weeks ago. An easy day; nice mellow weather,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 63,489
Posted By gunslinger
50MPH into an ecoblock wall. The decision to go...

50MPH into an ecoblock wall. The decision to go over and not low side was obvious to me at the time........

A baseball sized hole in the lower back repaired with stitches and staples was the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 63,489
Posted By gunslinger
Dirt, bugs, blood and fork oil....

Dirt, blood, bugs and fork oil.... :raabia

http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll129/gunslinger_1078/IMG_20120504_150016.jpg
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-26-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,016
Posted By gunslinger
unreal. :huh so lets just drop the speed limit...

unreal. :huh so lets just drop the speed limit randomly due to what's "ahead" of us on the highway. sounds like an easy money maker - no one in the seattle area pays attention to signs or the road...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-26-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 8,450
Views: 8,274,127
Posted By gunslinger
Fantastic photo. I love classic photos.

Fantastic photo. I love classic photos.
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,533
Posted By gunslinger
If you ever need another riding partner - Im...

If you ever need another riding partner - Im right here in Cda. I was single tracking the strom most of last week above canfield and onto 4th of July pass and kept remembering how i need another XR....
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 1,358,279
Posted By gunslinger
Photos like this are what keep me itching for the...

Photos like this are what keep me itching for the road.


History.

Adventure.

The Untraveled.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-11-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2,647
Views: 3,395,019
Posted By gunslinger
more. .....

I dont remember if ive posted in here or not but i keep finding these couple in my stuff and stare at them for a bit every time i find em.

Love these two.


Somewhere in AZ.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,503
Posted By gunslinger
riding style?

so, no, i dont have the time to sit through the whole thread because im too busy working or riding. so the thread search nazis can hold their tongues.:fyyff i got to about page 4 ...... but one thing...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-19-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By gunslinger
Question also was just thinking earlier - a buddy...

also was just thinking earlier - a buddy mentioned today how the gsx750's they used to race had plugs in the tailend that you could jumper and read codes on the dash with the indicator light.

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-19-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By gunslinger
Wink egay to the rescue .....

got the egay pump for $94 shipped. haha. just in time too - another one popped up on there in the last couple days for $240. blehk.


we'll see next week if thats the problem. heading home to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By gunslinger
cross referencing ...

agreed. I have no idea how to cross reference a car pump to the strom. I would have too just buy em and fit em - no fit. ..... take em back.... repeat.



it DOES look similar to the toyota pumps...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By gunslinger
thanks tedder. i sent you a PM on the...

thanks tedder.


i sent you a PM on the same question.


buy-it-now here i come!! :1drink
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By gunslinger
anyone know if an '04 pump will work in an '05? ...

anyone know if an '04 pump will work in an '05?


seems like it should - but i dont know. theres one on ebay right now ill buy if it works.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By gunslinger
fuel pump .......

so. anyone have a fuel pump i can buy off ya? :puke1



today is the first time i had time to get back into this thing and the first thing i noticed was that i couldnt even get it to idle....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By gunslinger
thanks guys. as far as the injector wire...

thanks guys.


as far as the injector wire - sounds similar. but this thing idles fine with some slag. but when you get on it to go - NO power. barely moves sometimes. so dunno.



as far as...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By gunslinger
ok folks - here's the latest. got home...

ok folks - here's the latest.


got home early and tore into it. seafoam treatment didn't free anything up - which was more of a hope and prayer anyway cause its worked so well in the past. it'll...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By gunslinger
that's about half right...... its more of a 'no...

that's about half right...... its more of a 'no power' feeling than a missing cylinder. you know - you give it more and more throttle and it just gets louder, doesn't produce any more power. I've ran...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By gunslinger
nope - not laughing. sometimes the smallest...

nope - not laughing. sometimes the smallest stupid things are the culprit. I did notice a bit of oil in the airbox. oil level looks a bit high. dunno. the air filter was fine - knocked some bugs out...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By gunslinger
ill be getting back on it when I get home...

ill be getting back on it when I get home tonight. I figure ill backflush the filter housing and do a seafoam treatment. that alsways seems to work wonders.


having the plug boots mentioned...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-12-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By gunslinger
check. check.

checked the intake boots. tight as a drum.




checked the plug boots. nice and limber. they click in nice and tight on the plugs and are tight on the plug wires. cant see how they would be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-12-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,054
Posted By gunslinger
'05 strom bogging and surging

ok. so i searched for about an hour and a half ....... nothing seems related ... so dont give me any sh** about searches. :deal



So - my buddy and I rode to Neah Bay two weekends ago, about...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2009, 11:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,603
Posted By gunslinger
oh yes - I totally agree. loud pipes are a...

oh yes - I totally agree. loud pipes are a problem - some sound REALLY good, but cause problems. but MY point in responding to 'movingpictures' comment was more in how he jumped in automatically...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,603
Posted By gunslinger
o.m.G.

oh my Lord.

SO glad I don't live anywhere near you.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,612
Posted By gunslinger
seriously. lurk for a while. do...

seriously.


lurk for a while.


do some searches - and lurk some more.


i think i may be one - if not the only response you may have - no offense.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-12-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9,580
Views: 3,853,449
Posted By gunslinger
heres my '05. got her wrecked for $1500...

heres my '05.


got her wrecked for $1500 after the PO low sided her. new battery, front signals, repaired oil cooler and away she went.


best money ive ever spent and the grins keep coming...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 17,429
Posted By gunslinger
CRF450 pegs work too ......

CRF450 pegs work also. a little heavy-handing and a 'torque wrench' are involved since the peg is a tad wider and sits at a bit of an upward angle at first but I got em for free so I'm happy......
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By gunslinger
see - this was my point all along. I'm using the...

see - this was my point all along. I'm using the large stock screen too and it seems to work well enough to where you don't need to throw money at it. ill probably get the madstad at some point just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-31-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By gunslinger
reading comprehension anyone?

evidently someone didn't finish reading my post. lol. ...... hmmm.

actually with the dashboard radar shelf I made - theres now SIX bolts holding the screen on. its rock solid at an indicated...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-30-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By gunslinger
strom screen revelation - anyone tried this yet?

ok, so everyone bitches and moans about the stock screen on the strom. solutions include - shitcanning, burning, or cursing the stock screen; very popular ....... or spending monies on a new fancier...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By gunslinger
I've got the same issue - long skull befuddled...

I've got the same issue - long skull befuddled by a cracked skull scarring on my forehead that makes it worse. I can't even get my head IN any arai that's my size - large.

I now wear a shoei...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-16-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,401
Posted By gunslinger
yeah - I'm as confused as the next guy on it. ...

yeah - I'm as confused as the next guy on it.

dunno. as I stated - I threw the new battery in and everything worked . maybe theres a resettable circuit, maybe I fried the old battery maybe the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,401
Posted By gunslinger
oh shnap. SHNAP....... SHE STARTED....

oh shnap.

SHNAP.......


SHE STARTED.

uh....

guys, couldn't tell you what it was.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,401
Posted By gunslinger
I'm in coeur de alene idaho. there are no...

I'm in coeur de alene idaho.

there are no other fuses that I can see other than the mini's in the acc box and the two main 30A fuses.

I'm thinking it is a blown relay also. has to be - I just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,401
Posted By gunslinger
check, check aaaaanddd ..... check .. thanks for...

check, check aaaaanddd ..... check .. thanks for the replies.

I just went through checking the entire battery compartment. no familiar 'oh-crap-I-burnt-something' smell, no fusable links, fuses...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,401
Posted By gunslinger
nothing at all - no fuel pump no lights no...

nothing at all - no fuel pump no lights no anything. nada. BUT - there is power at both the mini and main 30A fuse locations - I just haven't figured out where it stops after that.

whenever I...
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