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Old 09-28-2012, 10:25 AM   #271
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Oil drain plug

I took off the plastic skid plate in preparation to install the Ricochet skid plate when it arrives, and noticed the crazy oil drain plug. Has anyone replaced it with a regular plug? What size is the star? I guess it's back to Harbor Freight for another specialty tool.
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Old 09-28-2012, 11:00 AM   #272
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Great bike! Grabbed it last night and have 50 miles so far. Will post a ride report once I get it dirty and grab more pics.
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Old 09-28-2012, 11:07 AM   #273
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Just ordered a CRFL last Saturday, no word yet on when it's mine. Seems like longer than a week. Away from dirt for a while, looking forward to it again.
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Old 09-28-2012, 11:57 AM   #274
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I took off the plastic skid plate in preparation to install the Ricochet skid plate when it arrives, and noticed the crazy oil drain plug. Has anyone replaced it with a regular plug? What size is the star? I guess it's back to Harbor Freight for another specialty tool.
That's not the drain plug. Leave it alone.
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Old 09-28-2012, 12:07 PM   #275
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That's not the drain plug. Leave it alone.

yeah, I don't recall the size but it wasn't odd.
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Old 09-28-2012, 02:20 PM   #276
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That's not the drain plug. Leave it alone.
Guess I'll have to get into the maintenance manual, to see what the heck that is.
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Old 09-28-2012, 04:03 PM   #277
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rack in route to rider for testing ,back east , i think he is a advrider

Rubicon Rack, We are on the case it looks very nice and clean not to big not to small here is a prototype pic raw steel we can go wider with BBQ wings for the campers Nothing for sell yet
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Old 09-28-2012, 04:27 PM   #278
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Rubicon Rack, We are on the case it looks very nice and clean not to big not to small here is a prototype pic raw steel we can go wider with BBQ wings for the campers Nothing for sell yet

nice, ny idea when they'll be available.
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Old 09-28-2012, 05:08 PM   #279
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My Richochet skid plate just arrived. Wow, this is some of the worst home-made looking welds I've ever seen in a commercial product.
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Old 09-28-2012, 05:19 PM   #280
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My Richochet skid plate just arrived. Wow, this is some of the worst home-made looking welds I've ever seen in a commercial product.
Yep i hear ya brutha got pics
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Old 09-28-2012, 05:25 PM   #281
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Yep i hear ya brutha got pics
I need to snap a couple. But let's just say that compared to welds in the pic you posted of your prototype rack these welds look like they were made with JB weld out on the trail
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Old 09-28-2012, 05:32 PM   #282
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My Richochet skid plate just arrived. Wow, this is some of the worst home-made looking welds I've ever seen in a commercial product.
I agree. I just got mine too. It looks pretty rough, but, it's just going to look rougher once it gets in the dirt.
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Old 09-28-2012, 05:39 PM   #283
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I need to snap a couple. But let's just say that compared to welds in the pic you posted of your prototype rack these welds look like they were made with JB weld out on the trail
when we first started we used C02, then switched to 25/75 , That made a lot of diffrence but the big thing is the 3 tables we have 1st table is 10.000 rpm wire wheel 2nd table is 10.000 rpm 80 grit flap wheel 3rd table is scotchbrite wheel and even then some still come out bad , we can still fix it until its powder coated then, its heart break ,so we cut them in half then in the trash , i guess it in the extra labor that does it , at least for us
plus send it back if one slips through, (only 4 in 5 years) not bad but it dose happen , I think the days of cheap stuff from over there is behind us , maybe, jobs will come back too
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Old 09-28-2012, 05:40 PM   #284
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nice, ny idea when they'll be available.
waiting on the test rider
what ever he says is what we will do , hell I just hope it fits , cause it sure looked good when it left here
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Old 09-28-2012, 06:13 PM   #285
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I need to snap a couple. But let's just say that compared to welds in the pic you posted of your prototype rack these welds look like they were made with JB weld out on the trail
Are you going to send yours back?
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