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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2015, 02:12 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
..... and you have a go at me about my aquatic...

..... and you have a go at me about my aquatic shit eating grin.....

Pot, kettle etc :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2015, 02:07 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
This thread sucks..... Thank God. ...

This thread sucks.....


Thank God. :rofl:rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-01-2015, 07:59 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Why not have a look on one of the US parts store...

Why not have a look on one of the US parts store sites and compare part numbers for the frames in the different years.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2015, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
You would be surprised how many S10s are in SA...

You would be surprised how many S10s are in SA and how well known and supported it is.

This is the Colombian bunch. https://www.facebook.com/groups/stxt1200z.colombia/

I saw the latest model...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2015, 01:15 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Wohoo..... Cartegena is one of my favourite...

Wohoo.....

Cartegena is one of my favourite places. I am seriously jealous.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2015, 11:12 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
I considered that but I was very dilligent with...

I considered that but I was very dilligent with the re-install , the bike is as quiet as a church mouse and runs very well so .....:scratch
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2015, 11:10 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
The funny (ish) thing was, after I ordered it for...

The funny (ish) thing was, after I ordered it for 375Euro, I found another one on the same site for 250Euro.

Oh well, I am grateful for the link never the less.:thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2015, 11:07 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
I ran mine all the way through South America on...

I ran mine all the way through South America on whatever was available. It was completely overloaded and I did not notice any difference what so ever.
I will say though, I rarely hammered it as I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
I don't think they're the best of friends ..........

I don't think they're the best of friends ....... :dunno
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 10:59 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Has anyone else had their bike significantly...

Has anyone else had their bike significantly change characteristics after a valve adjust ?

I had several tight valves after almost 50k miles and now they are all adjusted to around mid range the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
You're just asking for another telling off from...

You're just asking for another telling off from the self appointed thread police again......:ddog
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
WOW..... you ride fast :wink:

WOW..... you ride fast :wink:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27,158
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Used ABS unit turned up in the post today.... ...

Used ABS unit turned up in the post today....
http://i310.photobucket.com/albums/kk402/OldGitRay/sized_P1020817_zpslm301aky.jpg

An hour later the old one was out.....
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-17-2015, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
He has given you the hump hasn't he.

He has given you the hump hasn't he.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Hi Hans. I bit the bullet and bought the pump....

Hi Hans. I bit the bullet and bought the pump. Thanks again. For a 1st post that was pretty awesome.



Rob, thanks for the heads up. I'll drop you a PM tomorrow so I can put the name to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
This thread has been running for 6 1/2 years now...

This thread has been running for 6 1/2 years now and most of the people on it get along just fine.

No one is forced to read it or partake in it.

If you don't like it, start another thread or...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2015, 02:58 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Well now there's a thing. Thanks Hans :thumb ...

Well now there's a thing. Thanks Hans :thumb

I am going to replace the whole master cylinder as it is already on order and if that does not work I may well buy that pump.

I need to ask though,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-12-2015, 03:28 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Dont you swear at me young man. Actually...

Dont you swear at me young man.


Actually I was just trying to help SpaGuru with his post count by posting something inane but on topic. Yamaha couldn't help so I went up a level.:wink:
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-12-2015, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
My back brake keeps letting air. All seals and...

My back brake keeps letting air. All seals and master cylinder piston changed to no avil.

What do you suggest I do ?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Me too actually. On a one to one he is a very...

Me too actually. On a one to one he is a very helpful and amenable guy.
It's just that his pet hate is people that are just too lazy to do a simple search and ask questions that have been answered...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-09-2015, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Not from what I can see ??? :scratch:scratch

Not from what I can see ??? :scratch:scratch
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-29-2015, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Great vid :1drink As for demographics I...

Great vid :1drink

As for demographics I think I am being insulted but as I have no idea what it means, I'm not sure.:scratch

Still on past performance I will have to assume it's abuse so;...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-06-2015, 03:36 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
And your forum name is.......

And your forum name is.......
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 49,200
Posted By Old Git Ray
They take a bit more abuse than that. Mine has...

They take a bit more abuse than that. Mine has saved my bacon on many occasions from belly landings on big rocks.

http://i310.photobucket.com/albums/kk402/OldGitRay/sized_IMG_1260.jpg
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
You could take it off, remove the back, reconnect...

You could take it off, remove the back, reconnect the main plug. Turn the ignition on and VERY carefully, short out the solder joints (as per the S10 thread quoted above) and see if the reading...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Mine went in warranty and was changed after 4k...

Mine went in warranty and was changed after 4k miles.

They are easy to take off and as the warranty is out, you could dimsantle it and squirt some WD40 in the switch. You will also see how easy...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 49,200
Posted By Old Git Ray
I had a brand new GSA (before my S10) and the day...

I had a brand new GSA (before my S10) and the day the 'Service' light came up and I asked the dealer how to turn it off was it's death knoll. He replied bring it in for a service and we will do it. I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-25-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 49,200
Posted By Old Git Ray
Like it says on page 6-5 of the 2011-2013 user...

Like it says on page 6-5 of the 2011-2013 user manual. :dunno

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUST: Item 14. Brake pedal pivot shaft: Lubricate with lithium soap based grease. Every 6000 miles (UK...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2014, 01:04 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Who is this guy Pluric ? :scratch . . . ....

Who is this guy Pluric ? :scratch
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-21-2014, 04:12 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
The CCT is around $130 and the Basket is asround...

The CCT is around $130 and the Basket is asround £500. Add on a gasket, clutch nut and you are in for about £700 in parts.

I hasten to add, the Basket is only a mod to reduce vibration at around ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 04:40 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
I had no problem with mine in Colombia. :dunno

I had no problem with mine in Colombia. :dunno
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27,158
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Posted By Old Git Ray
You might not have said it but it ain't far from...

You might not have said it but it ain't far from the truth......

I couldn't keep up..... ya nutter...:rofl

:hide
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2014, 10:24 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Most of them are adequate for most things. The...

Most of them are adequate for most things. The Rumbux is more of a system than a plate and is bomb proof but may exceed your requirements in terms of cost and need.

I have an SW Motech one that...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2014, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
It is bolted, at the rear, straight into the...

It is bolted, at the rear, straight into the sump. It has a small amount of give but when that is used up, like when hitting a rock, it rips the thread part out of the sump leaving a big hole in it....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2014, 01:37 AM
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Views: 65,106
Posted By Old Git Ray
His response may have been on topic but it was...

His response may have been on topic but it was hardly useful. The way he put it across makes him appear like a complete twat and he loses any credibility because of it. (Note: I have not called him a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2014, 11:54 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Maybe you Allan but not your immigration...

Maybe you Allan but not your immigration service.... :cry



Doug and Bob..... about my intellect level. Red Green hmmm.... no far too clever for me.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9,157
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Looking through the photos on the last few pages...

Looking through the photos on the last few pages is making me realy start to dislike you North Americans (and I include the Canucks in that).:wink:

They are truly spectacular. Thanks for making me...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2014, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Gotta confess.... ya got me there...

Gotta confess.... ya got me there...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2014, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
I agree, but is there any need to have them...

I agree, but is there any need to have them copied 3 (almost) times ???
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2014, 11:13 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Nice..... ...

Nice.....

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13344069&postcount=2966

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13374858&postcount=3017
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