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Old 05-22-2013, 06:29 PM   #7906
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Old 05-22-2013, 06:36 PM   #7907
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Old 05-22-2013, 07:18 PM   #7908
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well, Anti Gravity 16 cell small case fits nicely, turn it ccw sideways, so terminals are on left side. perfect!

upper minus, down plus-terminal.
grey filling stuff is from package;
plus-cable is partly in a white plastic tube, so it won't wear off as 'grinding' against chassis (original cable did, and old battery died...);
minus-cable makes a loop down to reduce excess length.


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Cool thanks. still have the Anti Gravity and it is the 16 cell small case.
I'm going to give it a try.
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Old 05-22-2013, 07:38 PM   #7909
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Put a new sticker on it.

Aaaaaand that means?
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Old 05-22-2013, 08:43 PM   #7910
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:13 PM   #7911
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Crappy, cold, wet spring I guess i will get caught up on all the stuff I have been blowing off!
Check valves: 3 out of spec... shit
water pump with CJ shaft
I said shaft!
CPR Intake !!!
Pull all the smog crap off
Pulled the O2 sensors and installed plugs
Rear ABS sensor off swch
Pulled the forks and shock and send to SUPER PLUSH YEA!
Grease head bearings and check all other bearings
wow i know i forgot some stuff
I think my next ride is going to be a little fun








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Old 05-23-2013, 03:16 AM   #7912
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I drove it to the dealer for maintenance.
Driving a 1190 Adventure today ... :-)
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Old 05-23-2013, 11:49 AM   #7913
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In the middle of a valve check.

Rear cylinder: perfect. Spot on perfect.

Front cylinder: one in middle of tolerance, 2 at limit of tolerance, one barely over tolerance (exhaust .33)

Oh, and apparently someone put RTV on the gasket so when I pulled the front cover off I had to pull RTV out of the cam chain. If this isn't Factory KTM I'm about to go shoot the mechanic at the KTM dealer that did my last valve check.

So now I've pulled the radiator and blown about a pint of fluid all over the garage, even after draining through the water pump drain. The front header is thrown somewhere in the garage also. It's a good thing I was planning on doing a basic WP replacement too.
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:39 PM   #7914
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Maybe it means; I am slow ...
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Old 05-23-2013, 01:47 PM   #7915
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Maybe it means; I am slow ...
It means Infidel. But you can believe the slow part. But to be honest I can keep up with most in the dirt and I can hold my own on pavement.
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Old 05-24-2013, 06:33 AM   #7916
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Installed some new ebay mirrors. They look real nice for 23$. However, they vibrate quite a bit on the highway making it difficult to see if the car following me is a cop..
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Old 05-24-2013, 08:05 AM   #7917
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Aw, just toss 'em all the bird. You'll find the cop real quick!

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Installed some new ebay mirrors. They look real nice for 23$. However, they vibrate quite a bit on the highway making it difficult to see if the car following me is a cop..
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Old 05-24-2013, 08:59 AM   #7918
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Installed some new ebay mirrors. They look real nice for 23$. However, they vibrate quite a bit on the highway making it difficult to see if the car following me is a cop..
Those mirrors are very similar to the late model KLX250 mirrors. I've been thinking of making that swap. Either that, or the SMT mirrors.

Here are the KLX mirrors...

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Old 05-25-2013, 10:04 AM   #7919
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Got finished installing my ADV monster LED lights and got to say they are great, really lights up the night.



I wired them through the accessory connection and installed this switch, which lights up when on, just to remind me if they are on during the day, they will definatly blind on coming traffic and anyone I am behind



Also picked up my new seat from Seat Concepts, who by the way is just down the road from me. Went with the tall model being 6'2, carbon fiber look sides and a gripper top with orange stitch. Road it for a while yesterday, its better than the stock but still get "numb butt", I think that will go away with more saddle time.

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Old 05-25-2013, 07:32 PM   #7920
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Akras instslled remapped for the new exhaust, it's like a totally different bike. Really frees it up and cools it down, a huge difference
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