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Old 12-11-2010, 09:52 PM   #2506
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Was in the Centro of Reynosa yesterday at sundown.

There were plenty of people walking in the streets, and a carnival complete with a ferris wheel was set up in the town square.

And the Mission Bar was packed.

Pretty much back to pre-troubles normal from what I could tell.
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Old 12-11-2010, 09:54 PM   #2507
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Top Gear drives Mexico

http://www.topgear.com/uk/photos/cay...ico-2010-12-06

They seemed to have the usual fears and it was the usual thing (traffic) that almost killed them, not narcos.

I want to ride this road.
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Old 12-12-2010, 08:18 AM   #2508
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I'm doing to my bike a major surgery (KLR650 08)
a new heart is being implanted
a 685 kit
no more oil consumption
almost ready for my christmas trip to Central México !
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Old 12-13-2010, 03:24 PM   #2509
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something went wrong with my torque wrench, that I did screwed this little bastard.



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Old 12-13-2010, 04:15 PM   #2510
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This is Valerii, my new friend from Ukraine, after being almost 1 year riding the world, he's starting to ride in MEXICO and is planning to spend here around 2 months before continue to SA.

Here we are at my place, and we spend a very good time talking about our countries. And of course some good steaks and CORONA beers!!




good luck Valerii !!


here is his ride report thread:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=604536


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Old 12-13-2010, 05:55 PM   #2511
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something went wrong with my torque wrench, that I did screwed this little bastard.
The old foot-pounds-setting-when-the-specs-called-for-inch-pounds gotcha
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Old 12-13-2010, 07:18 PM   #2512
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Ouch, looks like a job for a stud remover. Terrible name for the tool imho.

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Old 12-13-2010, 10:10 PM   #2513
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Arte, I sent you a couple PM's
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Old 12-14-2010, 05:46 PM   #2514
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Arte, I sent you a couple PM's
many thanks to all for the suggestions!

Before get the tools needed for the different mods to get it out, I tryed with the vicegrips (as recommended by Wymann), and since was the only tool I had available from all recommendations.

and it did worked!!!

LITTLE BASTARD OUT!





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so now just waiting for the new gasket and new set of screws.
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Old 12-14-2010, 05:52 PM   #2515
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Vicegrips rule!!!! They should have given a Nobel prize to the inventor. That and WD40!
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Old 12-14-2010, 06:34 PM   #2516
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Old 12-14-2010, 06:53 PM   #2517
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Good material for my new book, "Zen and the Arte of Mexican Motorcycle Maintenance"

Coming to a Barnes and Noble near you soon,

My tool bag always has a jr vise grips resting comfortably inside.
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Old 12-14-2010, 07:11 PM   #2518
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Good material for my new book, "Zen and the Arte of Mexican Motorcycle Maintenance"
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Old 12-14-2010, 11:05 PM   #2519
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Good material for my new book, "Zen and the Arte of Mexican Motorcycle Maintenance"

Coming to a Barnes and Noble near you soon,

My tool bag always has a jr vise grips resting comfortably inside.
Don't forget to write also of the wonders simple wire can do...let me know when the book is available to download

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Greetings from ThePresidente at Monterrey again
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Old 12-14-2010, 11:12 PM   #2520
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My tool bag always has a jr vise grips resting comfortably inside.
Just when i thought mine was complete! Off to the hardware store i go!
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