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Old 04-24-2012, 01:28 AM   #5446
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Very nice! I really like mine as well. But why lay the bike down? A small 2x4 under the rear wheel to give a bit more lean angle and you won't drop a single drop of oil.
I suppose that works if you already know how much oil is in that space behind the stock cover. For those of us that didn't, it seemed like an easy solution...

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Maybe he thought if he let it take a nap in his garage it wouldn't need one next time out in front of the restaurant!
...and since my bike has been known, on occasion, to spontaniously do this on its own (without the slightest bit of assistance from its rider) I figured it wouldn't get too upset if I laid it over on purpose.










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Old 04-24-2012, 01:41 AM   #5447
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...and since my bike has been known, on occasion, to spontaniously do this on its own (without the slightest bit of assistance from its rider)
It's a good story!
Mine does the same. Our bikes must be related

I'm gonna stick to your story too
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Old 04-24-2012, 12:06 PM   #5448
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a buddy synced my carbs, did valve adjustments (4500kms) and bypassed clutch and kickstand switches.
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Old 04-24-2012, 05:28 PM   #5449
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I switched back to road tires after riding Hatfield McCoy trails for three days. Man I love this beast.
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:25 PM   #5450
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Judging by the oil under your cover.. and not under mine.. I think my oil jet might need cleaning
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:42 PM   #5451
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Judging by the oil under your cover.. and not under mine.. I think my oil jet might need cleaning
Ed, if you're talking about my cover, then that would be funny because I was wondering the same thing: Is my oil flowing rapidly enough?
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Old 04-24-2012, 08:24 PM   #5452
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Finally got a pic with racks on. Canceled Touratech light guard as it was taking too long. After getting pelted on the gravel I decided to get the Hepco and Becker model which has already shipped with my rotopax cans (which I need to figure a way to mount. )
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Old 04-24-2012, 11:01 PM   #5453
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Looks good BK - any bets on how long you'll be able to last until you order the panniers?
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Old 04-24-2012, 11:06 PM   #5454
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Installed Farkle #2: Rox 1 3/4 risers
Installed Farkle #3: CJ bar clamp in awesome anodized orange (btw, recieved your excellent plug wrench - nice work CJ).



Then, installed Farkle #4: Pelican 1400

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Old 04-25-2012, 06:39 AM   #5455
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Looks good BK - any bets on how long you'll be able to last until you order the panniers?
Panniers next year! Gonna have to survive until then. Spent waaaay too much already. Time to stop.
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Old 04-25-2012, 06:42 AM   #5456
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Installed Farkle #2: Rox 1 3/4 risers
Installed Farkle #3: CJ bar clamp in awesome anodized orange (btw, recieved your excellent plug wrench - nice work CJ).



Then, installed Farkle #4: Pelican 1400

Guess that means you're back. Looks good. Lemme know if you need a second opinion on the CJ wrench. Haha!
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Old 04-25-2012, 06:56 AM   #5457
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You do the crashing, I'll do the fixing
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:43 AM   #5458
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Sharp looking bike ! How are you liking the Wings exhaust? Those are on my list of things to do.

Last night I installed the Black Dog skid plate and side stand relocator and today I'm ordering the crash guards and the part to relocate the right mirror. Just about ready to let the girl dig her toes into the dirt.
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:46 AM   #5459
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Panniers next year! Gonna have to survive until then. Spent waaaay too much already. Time to stop.


Yeah, you just keep tellin' yerself that....

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Old 04-25-2012, 07:51 AM   #5460
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euro light and hid lights - sorted out that mess. seems i am retarded.
waterproofing around seal of headlight as best I can - gonna try again soon. should have read the guide online.
euro switch - easy peezy japanese-zy
aluminum radiator guard - easy, if you call using a block of wood and a rubber mallet 'easy'
second radiator fan- tired of the bike getting so hot. trying this rather than a lower thermostat as the thermostat from ktmtwins is on back order till the apocalypse. Fittings on the electrical components were not right so i fucking forced them in. the hole for the mount was also really tight. i conscripted mr woodblock and his brother mr.rubber sledge to aid in this too. took forever.
unifilter and washable filter for the box - I think I am going to take the uni off and just get a sock for the snorkel though...

and finally...
locked my keys under the seat by accident
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