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Old 06-09-2012, 12:04 AM   #12436
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On another note: DUDE, it's almost 2 years and you still can't get over that?
DUDE it's been two years since you made up your mind. Is that like stalking?
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Old 06-09-2012, 04:41 AM   #12437
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, Got a debrief on that one for us?

Beautiful pic too. Jealous as well.
So, especially after a longer ride the rear diff would weep...posted pix of that. I brought it to the dealer to see if perhaps the vent was clogged, not only no, but also "could not duplicate customer concern"....in my old Toyota Svc Dept speak--didn't find a leak.

I had cleaned it somewhat...however, the owner said, "call me if it's still doing it and I'll order all the seals in the rear differential". A perfectly acceptable statement...NPT (no problem found) is really the bane of customers, but it's a reality and for him to be willing to do that I was happy.

So I called him in a day and he ordered them, brought it in and it was done in a day.

No more leak.

It would do everything from drip 4-5 drops on the ground after I'd park it overnight to NOT doing that and only showing the leak by a wet pun'kin and a trail of oil all over the l/s of the rear rim, subsequently covered in dust, and eventually turning to an oily muddy mung.

All good now. I was gone for a while and so rode it about 100 miles yesterday, longest since I got it back just before the big trip.

Hope all is good with you.

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Old 06-09-2012, 07:24 AM   #12438
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100% True. It has to do with experience and knowing what I want.
Indeed what I read here confirmed my reservations about this bike.

On another note: DUDE, it's almost 2 years and you still can't get over that?
Still blowing about, eh Windy You must have awefully selective reading comprehension, such as filtering out the gazillions of postive posts and tallying up anything remotely negative, if the posts in this thread 'confirmed' your reservations.

What about your prediction that all of the PDP guys would be 'dissappointed' once they received their machines?...I can count the number of those people on one hand. I suppose you're just hanging out in hopes that a sudden wave of owners will have a change of heart, so you don't have to eat crow? Too late bro. You're already gagging on the feathers, and there's more bird being served up as we speak Perhaps you'd better find another show room and cop a sit, so your butt can re-think this whole thing. Maybe you could even force youself to start the engine this time and make the giant leap of taking it for a spin. ;-)
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Old 06-09-2012, 07:58 AM   #12439
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What about your prediction that all of the PDP guys would be 'dissappointed' once they received their machines?...
It is not what I said or predicted. If you need to keep on bullying, do it in the Yo Momma.
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Old 06-09-2012, 08:29 AM   #12440
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It is not what I said or predicted. If you need to keep on bullying, do it in the Yo Momma.
Agreed. There's tons of us here now that couldn't care less about whatever trash talking occurred in the first few pages. Why bring it up now, after 800 pages of mostly good information?

Let's move on (again?).
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Old 06-09-2012, 08:47 AM   #12441
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Agreed. There's tons of us here now that couldn't care less about whatever trash talking occurred in the first few pages. Why bring it up now, after 800 pages of mostly good information?

Let's move on (again?).
Agreed - but the *bullying* claim by A-Wind is way too strong, especially compared to some of his own language from way back.

OK moving on now...
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Old 06-09-2012, 09:00 AM   #12442
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For fucks sake. I'm going to call the waaaaambulance.

19mm hex key for the front wheel right?
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Old 06-09-2012, 09:35 AM   #12443
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Did you call??

I have to say the SuperTen is one awesome bike. What a lovely engine with so much "character".
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Old 06-09-2012, 09:44 AM   #12444
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Seriously! You heard me harrumphing all the way from my couch to yours?! Bloody amazing.

It is, I'm enjoying the hell out of it...first front tire change coming up...I think I've got just one tool to buy, the hex tool thing for the front axle and I'll be good.



Glad to be on it too after a few weeks on an Enfield...not that there's anything wrong with that. :)
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Old 06-09-2012, 12:06 PM   #12445
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Hex Tool!

Get yourself a 1/2 inch threaded rod coupling at most hardwear stores for under a buck. Fits perfect on front and rear axels.
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Old 06-09-2012, 02:37 PM   #12446
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Get yourself a 1/2 inch threaded rod coupling at most hardwear stores for under a buck. Fits perfect on front and rear axels.
Or try a couple of your spark plug sockets...



I actually broke down and bought the Motion Pro axle tool awhile ago cause it's easier to carry in my tool kit for multiple bikes.

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Old 06-09-2012, 02:40 PM   #12447
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Nice tip! A pint for that man
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Old 06-09-2012, 02:42 PM   #12448
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Did you call??

I have to say the SuperTen is one awesome bike. What a lovely engine with so much "character".
Is it the next purchase?
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Old 06-09-2012, 02:43 PM   #12449
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Or try a couple of your spark plug sockets...

I could be wrong but... if you go this way you might not need to carry a 19mm wrench or socket. Let me know if the 19mm is used on any other Super Tenere nuts or bolts.

edited to remove the multitool (did not see it on the original post)
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Old 06-10-2012, 02:46 AM   #12450
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gas mileage mpg?

What kind of miles per gallon are you getting on your Tenere?
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