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Old 07-26-2013, 01:17 PM   #19141
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[QUOTE=snakebitten;21959075]My wife has spent HOURS behind me. She's long legged. I added the FJR pillion peg extenders. Put them lower and more outboard. Her boots no longer collide with my calves either. Everybody Happy Happy Happy.



I can second the above setup. My wife is a happy camper with them. Also when you are solo on the bike you can slide your feet back on your pegs and rest your heels on them. Puts you in a mile eating posture in the bike.
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Old 07-26-2013, 01:33 PM   #19142
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Anyone have any suggested initial maintenance / service things that should be done to a new bike? Other than the routine oil/filter/final drive change?

Any points that the dealer prep is notoriously lazy about?

Also, how critical is it that I let the dealer do the initial 600 mile service? I already changed the engine oil and final drive oil at about 50 miles cause I'm kind of anal that way. Is there anything else the dealer will do at 600 that is beyond the scope of a fairly skilled shade tree mechanic?

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The 600 mile service consists of:
  • Check muffler screw clamp for looseness
  • Check operation and fluid level for clutch and both brakes
  • Check steering bearings for excessive play or roughness
  • Check side stand switch
  • Change oil filter and oil
  • Change final gear oil
  • Check both brake switches
  • Check headlight and adjust beam if needed
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Old 07-26-2013, 02:35 PM   #19143
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The 600 mile service consists of:
  • Check muffler screw clamp for looseness
  • Check operation and fluid level for clutch and both brakes
  • Check steering bearings for excessive play or roughness
  • Check side stand switch
  • Change oil filter and oil
  • Change final gear oil
  • Check both brake switches
  • Check headlight and adjust beam if needed
That's easily do-able. They're offering me half off since I bought it there, but I really don't trust dealerships to do things right.

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Old 07-26-2013, 02:48 PM   #19144
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That's easily do-able. They're offering me half off since I bought it there, but I really don't trust dealerships to do things right.

Thanks!
That's fair statement for many places.
But there are some great Yamaha dealers.
With really good tech(s)

Find one and you can enjoy being well cared for.

I'm treated like I bought something german. But without the wallet pounding experience that often comes with it.
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:13 PM   #19145
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My wife has spent HOURS behind me. She's long legged. I added the FJR pillion peg extenders. Put them lower and more outboard. Her boots no longer collide with my calves either. Everybody Happy Happy Happy.



I am thinking my short legged wife needs to come up a bit so adjustable may suit me better. The important part here is you are confirming what I was wondering the FJR and the Tenere have compatible rear foot peg mounts..
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:16 PM   #19146
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Please be sure to give us a review. This seat has me very interested. If you could please include; how well it fits on the bike, comfort, does it eliminate the forward tilt, etc.. How grippy or slippery is the vinyl surface? Also I'm curious about how long did it take to be delivered after you ordered. Thanks in advance.
took less than a week to get...fit and finish is spot on...no forward tilt...riding this weekend
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Old 07-26-2013, 04:34 PM   #19147
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My wife has spent HOURS behind me. She's long legged. I added the FJR pillion peg extenders. Put them lower and more outboard. Her boots no longer collide with my calves either. Everybody Happy Happy Happy.



Did you purchase them from these guys?
http://www.motorcyclelarry.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=31


They say they will also work on a Super Tenere.
Did you have to mod them any to work?

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Old 07-26-2013, 05:45 PM   #19148
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Yes, I believe that is where I got them Bruce. :)
They fit perfectly AFTER you drill out the Tenere for the larger diameter of the pivot pin that comes with the kit.

In other words, the oem Tenere pin that the oem pegs are using, is a bit smaller in diameter. But it's easy enough to grab a bit that matches the new pin. Drills out very easily.

Edit: or it's the other way around. Maybe the pin that goes through our oem peg is a larger diameter than the FJR. So you drill the pin holes in the kit to match.

I'm old. It's one way or the other. Regardless, 15 minute job to add these lowering brackets.
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Old 07-26-2013, 08:07 PM   #19149
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Ouch. That hurts to look at and it's not even my rim.

Did you let air out before hitting the boonies, or did this happen at normal pressure? What's the next step after this happens?
guess i had lower pressure than i figured. caught a big mohawk rock at about 30 or so. yo know, the ones that hide in the grass in the center. almost sent me flying . it got the front rim also but that one still held the air. BFH at a farm i stumbled on got it in tight enough to hold air (took a ratchet strap around the middle to get it seated) but i was back on the ride. not it looks like my old klr wheel.
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Old 07-26-2013, 09:00 PM   #19150
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Yes, I believe that is where I got them Bruce. :)
They fit perfectly AFTER you drill out the Tenere for the larger diameter of the pivot pin that comes with the kit.

In other words, the oem Tenere pin that the oem pegs are using, is a bit smaller in diameter. But it's easy enough to grab a bit that matches the new pin. Drills out very easily.

Edit: or it's the other way around. Maybe the pin that goes through our oem peg is a larger diameter than the FJR. So you drill the pin holes in the kit to match.

I'm old. It's one way or the other. Regardless, 15 minute job to add these lowering brackets.
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I have those pegs as well. The bolt that goes through the peg on the S10 is larger thann the fjr. My wife loves those pegs and they have been worth the $80 or so they cost.

It took me 30 minutes to install as I gradually drilled out the hole till I hit the best size. Super easy.
Thank's to you both but now I am confused and that don't take much.

Do you have to drill out the peg mount holes on the bike or the hole on the new extension that connects to the bike or the hole on peg or extension that connects to the stock peg?

Dang, I think I just confused myself again.

I know I will find out after I order them and they come in But I would like to know before if it is the bike peg mounts that I have to do the drilling on before I order.
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Old 07-26-2013, 09:07 PM   #19151
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Old 07-26-2013, 09:13 PM   #19152
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Changed out my EXPs for some FullBores

Good looking tire.
Let us know how they do.
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Old 07-26-2013, 11:23 PM   #19153
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Too funny.

Pretty sure I drilled the holes that the pin goes through that holds the peg in the new part.

But regardless, you will immediately find out which pin is bigger than which hole.
And you are simply using a bit that is a little bigger than the bore that is already there. So no need to use any special tool or drill or template. It's freehand work.

Wish I could recall exactly. But I think I was 53 or 54 when I did it. I'm 55 now.
It's not getting better. :)
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Old 07-26-2013, 11:50 PM   #19154
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Good looking tire.
Let us know how they do.
+1!

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Old 07-27-2013, 12:13 AM   #19155
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Good looking tire.
Let us know how they do.

Regarding Full Bore tires... Make sure you read both pages of the thread.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=704729

Just FYI...

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