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Forum: Road Warriors Today, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4,726
Views: 829,722
Posted By slipknot
http://www.fjrowners.com/ ...

http://www.fjrowners.com/

http://www.fjrforum.com/forum/

also very useful: http://fjrsource.com/

and from the link list of that last site: http://www.ldrider.ca/fjrtech/fjrtech-index.htm
Forum: Road Warriors 06-27-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4,726
Views: 829,722
Posted By slipknot
It looks like to me that it was turned down,...

It looks like to me that it was turned down, maybe to lessen the toe lift to engage the lever.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-09-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,163
Posted By slipknot
and 'Indian' inner tubes are priced at a measely...

and 'Indian' inner tubes are priced at a measely $90 each at the dealer's service departments, so what's to complain about, eh?

Anyway, three hours and a few ticks south of $500 later, I was once...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-06-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4,942
Views: 614,760
Posted By slipknot
Have at it but the naysayers, critics and bitches...

Have at it but the naysayers, critics and bitches will show up regardless.

I was expecting the BMW RT threads to be combined, why not? Surely the water head owners aren't superior to their...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-06-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,845
Posted By slipknot
With a few minor changes that would make a great...

With a few minor changes that would make a great re-entry into the sport touring market.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5,799
Views: 1,247,496
Posted By slipknot
Brit, for grins and giggles try writing a letter...

Brit, for grins and giggles try writing a letter to Honda Japan. If you can't find a fluent translator use one of the online translators and mail the letter. Keep it simple, respectful and show some...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-01-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3,451
Views: 281,149
Posted By slipknot
In that case I would have released the dog and...

In that case I would have released the dog and destroyed the cage.

But maybe next time you could call the local tv creeps before you call animal control so they can get it all on the local news;...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-30-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,616
Posted By slipknot
If your Monster presents you with too much wind...

If your Monster presents you with too much wind at higher speeds the Hyperstrada will be worse as you will sit more upright. You might look at the Ducati ST series, air cooled and water cooled. Also,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-27-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,451
Views: 281,149
Posted By slipknot
I have a friend that uses an ultrasonic (or...

I have a friend that uses an ultrasonic (or something like that) noise thing that drives off her neighbor's dog, a truly disturbed piece of shit that I wanted to kill. I've found these things on...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-19-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 25,723
Posted By slipknot
FulSac offers an exchange, your head pipe for...

FulSac offers an exchange, your head pipe for their jet coated and slightly modified header. Cooler with some performance boost.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-18-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By slipknot
HeliBars makes an adjustable bar that might work...

HeliBars makes an adjustable bar that might work for you.

https://www.helibars.com/product/match/404
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-11-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By slipknot
The clutch is tough as any out there. Are you...

The clutch is tough as any out there. Are you practicing the Ride Like a Pro drills?
Forum: Road Warriors 05-03-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 364,277
Posted By slipknot
St1100 1991

I must add that running a Gerbing's full suit was not a problem on mine. Some owners felt the need for a bigger capacity alternator but I did not. Some also added stiffer clutch springs but these are...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-03-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 364,277
Posted By slipknot
At that milage the bank angle sensor has probably...

At that milage the bank angle sensor has probably been replaced, the only item that failed on those. The rubber items: timing belt, brake caliper seals, coolant o-rings where the hose manifolds mate...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-20-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 364,277
Posted By slipknot
SD Splash, Very nice ST you have there....

SD Splash,

Very nice ST you have there. Would you mind sharing more about the mods?

Thanks
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,433,184
Posted By slipknot
When watching Formula 1 racing vs and European...

When watching Formula 1 racing vs and European Rally racing, the cockpit monitors totally contradict you.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-28-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 40,753
Posted By slipknot
TwinRider, the shield you have on your Road King,...

TwinRider, the shield you have on your Road King, would you mind sharing your experience with it comparing it to the stock shield?

Thanks
Forum: Road Warriors 02-10-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 700,009
Posted By slipknot
Check the rocker arm end play for shimming.

Check the rocker arm end play for shimming.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-04-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5,991
Views: 1,126,062
Posted By slipknot
Head replacement VIN to 602960 for EXP and Trophy...

Head replacement VIN to 602960 for EXP and Trophy

ECM replacement from 524056 to 637165 for EXP

ECM replacement from 561284 to 637165 Trophy
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-04-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5,991
Views: 1,126,062
Posted By slipknot
1) It is not a recall. Only if a customer has a...

1) It is not a recall. Only if a customer has a complaint that can be verified by a qualified tech warrants a Triumph replacement.

2) If you contact Triumph they will advise you to take it to a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-25-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By slipknot
:thumb:thumb:nod

:thumb:thumb:nod
Forum: Road Warriors 12-17-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,992
Posted By slipknot
And Yamaha offered a catalog of high performance...

And Yamaha offered a catalog of high performance packages for the Warrior.
Special cams, ECU, heads, etc. I have not been able to find these items with an online parts search so a special contact...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-12-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 69,760
Posted By slipknot
Having worked in shops that sold and serviced...

Having worked in shops that sold and serviced BMW, Triumph, Honda, Yamaha, etc., I came to the conclusion that if one were to want to make a living only repairing motorcycles then BMW is the brand...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-11-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 364,277
Posted By slipknot
Ltimb, what trunk do you have?

Ltimb, what trunk do you have?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28,478
Views: 5,811,674
Posted By slipknot
Over the years my benchmark has changed. In 1985...

Over the years my benchmark has changed. In 1985 I bought my first BMW because it was very simple to service and I wanted to do all my own service work. Looking back after a couple of years I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 28,478
Views: 5,811,674
Posted By slipknot
Earlier this year I was driving and saw a sign...

Earlier this year I was driving and saw a sign near the road offering GS puppies for sale. I could never figure out what kind of dog would be abbreviated by GS and the sign was there for weeks....
Forum: Road Warriors 12-04-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By slipknot
A tough call. Many ST1100 owners still say that...

A tough call. Many ST1100 owners still say that one is better than the ST1300 which has even more heat for the rider to deal with. The 13 has some qualities that would interest me, especially if it...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-04-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 134,555
Posted By slipknot
I agree to some degree. Most of us take for more...

I agree to some degree. Most of us take for more than we need but I would like to take along a dirt bike to some places and I'd rather ride a GL to get there than take my truck. The GL will still get...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-04-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By slipknot
If the brake lines are in need of replacement...

If the brake lines are in need of replacement then the caliper seals are will need to be replaced too assuming this has not been done. When those seals deteriorate the pistons will rust and not...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-19-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28,478
Views: 5,811,674
Posted By slipknot
You might get help from this fellow, he can...

You might get help from this fellow, he can expand your gas tank volume so I suspect he can lengthen those levers for you.

http://rideonadv.com/product-category/yamaha/yamaha-super-tenere/
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-06-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5,991
Views: 1,126,062
Posted By slipknot
Ziv, Try writing or calling Triumph UK and...

Ziv,

Try writing or calling Triumph UK and explain the problems with the bike and the warranty. You could also post here :http://www.tiger-explorer.com/ where there are several riders in France...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-21-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 280,278
Posted By slipknot
http://bmwsporttouring.com/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.p...

http://bmwsporttouring.com/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=905603&page=3

They replaced the fuel pump, not able to replicate the problem. He's back on the road.
Forum: Road Warriors 10-19-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By slipknot
FJR1300. The characteristics you admire in the...

FJR1300. The characteristics you admire in the ST1100 are amplified in the FJR. Grunt, reliability, long service intervals and better odds to lose your license. :lol3
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-15-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5,991
Views: 1,126,062
Posted By slipknot
The valve guides and valve seats are wear items...

The valve guides and valve seats are wear items that can be replaced. But the seats are usually ground or just lapped if necessary. The valve stems can be checked for deviations in the stem diameter...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-14-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5,991
Views: 1,126,062
Posted By slipknot
I recall earlier reports of Triumph only...

I recall earlier reports of Triumph only replacing valves when damaged, a request from the tech and approval before the valves are forwarded to the shop. On some heads there was enough damage from...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-09-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,486
Posted By slipknot
Excellent summary. There should be a law that...

Excellent summary. There should be a law that Honda must use as their logo the head-up-ass pic. Never has a company so dishonored its founder.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,334
Posted By slipknot
Thanks Jolly, I'm looking closer at the KTM,...

Thanks Jolly, I'm looking closer at the KTM, comparing the EXC-F350 and the XCF-W 350 and they look the same except for lights. I suppose the XCF might be more difficult to plate, correct?

One...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,334
Posted By slipknot
Woods riding in Appalachian Mountains. Logging...

Woods riding in Appalachian Mountains. Logging roads, gas well access roads, some old mining roads. Animal trails and any deep woods that is passable. Unless the older roads are maintained on a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,334
Posted By slipknot
Can someone direct me to a comparison between the...

Can someone direct me to a comparison between the WR450F and the KTM 350EXC? Especially interested in general servicing intervals, issues etc. I'm especially interested in comments from inmates that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 61,334
Posted By slipknot
Check with this company. They can make one if the...

Check with this company. They can make one if the WR250 version doesn't fit.

http://www.amsmotomachine.com/yamahaparts
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