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Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Finally found a set of levers that fit my bike. ...

Finally found a set of levers that fit my bike. A bit smaller and actually the same size as the broken levers. Still trying to wrap up the wiring and the gauge set up.
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Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Started thinking about the brackets for my...

Started thinking about the brackets for my gauges. Would it be completely unadvisable to mount brackets to the bottom of the bolts that hold the risers? I'm thinking of using 1.5" wide aluminum...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
I'm pretty sure you're right about the HeliBars,...

I'm pretty sure you're right about the HeliBars, I never expected to see something like that on a bike that had been so neglected. Now that I have them adjusted for my fit, I love them! Between...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Thanks for the tip, never noticed the dot before...

Thanks for the tip, never noticed the dot before I took the up close pics and posted them. I switched them around so they were both up and it helped a bit.
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Weather has been gorgeous and had some time to...

Weather has been gorgeous and had some time to get some mock-up work done. Some of my friends have been "mocking" me because I've temporarily installed a lot of things instead of saying I'm getting...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Another Pic ...

Another Pic

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Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Replaced the spark plugs and mocked up the...

Replaced the spark plugs and mocked up the headlight, no wiring is done yet. Need a bracket for the gauges also but I'm not sure how I'm going to do that yet. The bars need adjustment and the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Growing up on the farm, I know what good and bad...

Growing up on the farm, I know what good and bad bearings look like. These bearings looked really good as if they had just been replaced. Weird. This is the same bike that I pulled a walnut out of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Wheels off

I was able to get the wheels off last night. They will go in tonight to get replaced. Not sure what the PO was thinking when he drove the bike with tires like these.
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Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
I've got a tender that I'll use after I run the...

I've got a tender that I'll use after I run the stabil through the tank.

I'll most likely go with a Aztec8 headlight set up, or something similar. I was looking at the wiring diagrams and even if...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Mikenj I PM'd you. I also forgot to...

Mikenj I PM'd you.

I also forgot to mention that I tried starting the bike to help me move it around the garage and it wouldn't start. Just backfired twice. I'm not terribly worried about...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Was able to get into the garage today to work on...

Was able to get into the garage today to work on the B12. The tires will get done soon, but wanted clean up the front end a bit. Started taking off the fairing on the dropped right side, man it was...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
I see what happened, I only looked at the air...

I see what happened, I only looked at the air shipping option. You're correct. $5 per tire. My Pilot 2s should be in on Friday afternoon, hopefully they get delivered when I'm home so I don't have...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Just called both local dealers and they quoted me...

Just called both local dealers and they quoted me $200 more for the set of PR2s. :eek1 If I brought them in $35 per tire to have them mounted. Come On Man!

I'm ordering from the superstore right...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Thanks for the tip Grainbelt but DK also charges...

Thanks for the tip Grainbelt but DK also charges a $5 per tire fee as well as a minimum of $38 for shipping.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Someone pointed out that the...

Someone pointed out that the Motorcycle-superstore.com has the PR2 set @ $285 and the PR3 set @ $317 shipped.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Motosport.com has Pilot Road 2 and 3s... Front -...

Motosport.com has Pilot Road 2 and 3s... Front - 120/70ZR17 and Rear 180/55ZR17 combos with Free Shipping

Pilot Road 2 - $314.99

Pilot Road 3 - $354.99

What do you guys think?
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
I will look into the GSXR shock swap, what...

I will look into the GSXR shock swap, what advantages does it provide? Performance such as cornering, ride quality, or load managment?

I just joined up on the MaxSuzuki forum and posed the same...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Grainbelt (just drank one this week actually) ...

Grainbelt (just drank one this week actually)

I think the Pilot Road 2 is the tire I'm going to go with. It's just more realistic of the type of driving I'll be doing.

Wouldn't it be great if...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
I think you are correct, I couldnt find the exact...

I think you are correct, I couldnt find the exact picture on their website but did see some pics in web search.



I'm going to order tires this week and am looking at the Dunlop D616 because...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-04-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,646
Views: 775,992
Posted By brockmub
I'm finding that a dual sport tire for the B12...

I'm finding that a dual sport tire for the B12 just isn't very available. I may have to re-evaluate because the prices also seem to start rising very quickly for the larger tires. Maybe I'll get...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Thanks Jimmy, that's what I'm looking for. I had...

Thanks Jimmy, that's what I'm looking for. I had my eye on some cheap dual sport tires or a nice set of Pilots. Really, a few good tire should be able to handle a few miles of gravel without much...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
I will post the same thing there as well and see...

I will post the same thing there as well and see how the members respond. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-04-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,646
Views: 775,992
Posted By brockmub
Tires for the Bandit

120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Corsa on the front

180/55 ZR17 continental road attack on the rear

The Shinto 705s look pretty good and affordable. Didn't find them in the above sizes but I'm sure some...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-04-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,646
Views: 775,992
Posted By brockmub
Tires - don't know which ones Body work and...

Tires - don't know which ones
Body work and windscreen - wish I could convert to a standard

Any advice for 90% street 10% gravel tires and 100 mile round trip driving?
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Pics

Here are some more pics since the camera always makes bikes look better than they are.

Rear turn signal - always thought the Bandit turn signals stuck out too far, would like to do flush lights in...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,113
Posted By brockmub
Bandit 1200s rebuild help

Ok advriders, I'm sure there is no shortage of advice on the forums, so I need your help. I've been a rider for a while now, with my favorite bike being my Bandit, I regretted selling it the second...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,646
Views: 775,992
Posted By brockmub
My Cheap Bike

Couldn't pass up this 2002 Bandit 1200 that needs a lot of TLC. PO wanted $1500, I talked him down to $900. Going to be posting some questions on how to repair/upgrade this bike over in the...
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