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Old 05-29-2013, 07:03 PM   #3901
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I bought this one last friday !!
$5000OTD
You got a VERY good deal...was that with everything included?
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:50 PM   #3902
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You got a VERY good deal...was that with everything included?
Everything but the spare wheel set.
I have a few sets of wheels so I let the dealer keep them.
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Old 05-30-2013, 11:45 PM   #3903
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Anyone with any wiring suggestions? Bueller? Bueller?

Anyway - another question. Rear suspension. The time is approaching to have mine checked. Any recommendations for suspension servicing (out here on the West Coast preferably)? I'll get around to the front later, so if you have different suggestions I'd love to hear them.
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Old 05-31-2013, 05:30 AM   #3904
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Anyone with any wiring suggestions? Bueller? Bueller?

Anyway - another question. Rear suspension. The time is approaching to have mine checked. Any recommendations for suspension servicing (out here on the West Coast preferably)? I'll get around to the front later, so if you have different suggestions I'd love to hear them.
I had my suspension done by Dale EO over on Husaberg.org. I am very happy with the results. I have heard others complain that he is sometimes slow, since this is just a side business for him, but it worked out well for me.
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Old 05-31-2013, 06:09 AM   #3905
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Anyone with any wiring suggestions? Bueller? Bueller?

Anyway - another question. Rear suspension. The time is approaching to have mine checked. Any recommendations for suspension servicing (out here on the West Coast preferably)? I'll get around to the front later, so if you have different suggestions I'd love to hear them.
wiring scares the crap out of me.. I would love to clean up the mess behind the headlight as well.. but anytime I touch anything to do with electricity I run the risk of letting out all the magic blue smoke that makes it all run
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Old 05-31-2013, 09:57 AM   #3906
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Ok, so this is the mess that's usually hidden away behind the headlight mask...



It needs cleaning up. I have a switch setup to turn the headlights on/off (I turn them off if I'm trail riding) and I have an auxiliary LED light that is switched also. I plan on adding heated grips. I also have my GPS wired to switched power and I have a powerlet socket...

What easy to add (and small) connectors do you recommend (that are also weather/water proof)? I have a weatherpak connector in the bottom of the pic, but it's way big. I would like something smaller, that is easy wire in, but is resilient.

Suggestions?
thats postively tidy compared to mine :



why bother with waterproof connectors? they are all big as far as i've seen. Most of the harness is molex connectors so thats what i used with my fuzeblock set up
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Old 05-31-2013, 02:31 PM   #3907
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What easy to add (and small) connectors do you recommend (that are also weather/water proof)? I have a weatherpak connector in the bottom of the pic, but it's way big. I would like something smaller, that is easy wire in, but is resilient.

Suggestions?
I would hit up the guy that runs Eastern Beaver.
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Old 05-31-2013, 03:24 PM   #3908
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Boggy Man - not on the left coast, but Genuine Dirt Racer in North Carolina does great suspension work and are Husaberg specialists.
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Old 05-31-2013, 04:31 PM   #3909
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I ride my bike pretty hard, but spend a lot of time trying to keep it looking special.

It's now 8 months old and I'm getting all these little brown flecks across the side of the engine, the hubs, the swingarm, etc. They look like dirt, but they aren't.
I've tried truck wash, CRC, Lanolin, Degreaser, petrol, brake & clutch cleaner, rubbing.
Is it tiny rust bits? Some metal chemical reaction?
The don't come off and there's hundreds of these tiny discolorations everywhere.

Anyone got any ideas?
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Old 05-31-2013, 05:23 PM   #3910
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Could someone offer me some insight on wiring up the brake light on my 09 FE? I thought the 2 pin connector below the battery was for the rear brake light switch but I must be wrong, one wire is brown (ground) the other is blue/yellow (hot). obviously completing that circuit results in a blown fuse. I found the front switch connector and it works fine but I was hoping to just use a switch on the rear, no front.

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Old 05-31-2013, 08:35 PM   #3911
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Could someone offer me some insight on wiring up the brake light on my 09 FE? I thought the 2 pin connector below the battery was for the rear brake light switch but I must be wrong, one wire is brown (ground) the other is blue/yellow (hot). obviously completing that circuit results in a blown fuse. I found the front switch connector and it works fine but I was hoping to just use a switch on the rear, no front.

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The rear brake light plug is hidden well. It is underneath the wiring harness going toward the front of the bike on the left side under the seat. Completely out of sight unless you dig under there looking for it. At least that's where mine was.
Pic shows it after I dug it out, it was under that other connector, I had to pull those up and out to even see there was anything under there.
Plug your switch wire into there and voila! Brake lights.

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Old 05-31-2013, 09:34 PM   #3912
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I found it! All bundled up with the main wire harness in front of the shock reservoir. Man they stuffed a lot of wires on these bikes.


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Old 06-01-2013, 04:37 AM   #3913
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Everything but the spare wheel set.
I have a few sets of wheels so I let the dealer keep them.
Mark - Are you converting this to a race bike, or will this be a backup?
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Old 06-01-2013, 05:45 AM   #3914
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Old 06-01-2013, 11:25 AM   #3915
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Looking for a fuel pump for a 2010 fe570

The usual suspects are out of stock until June 30th.
http://www.ktm-parts.com/
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http://ca-cycleworks.com/fp-hus


Anyone else have a resource for these pumps?
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