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Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By tucsonron
That is what I was talking about, and that was...

That is what I was talking about, and that was what I did. I just wanted someone to say it. Locktite definitely!
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2006, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By tucsonron
Gear shift lever-Can it be Adjusted for boots??

Finally broke down and bought some new boots. Before I look take anything apart, can the gearshift lever be adjusted to accomodate different boots?
Forum: Orange Crush 10-31-2006, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 530
Posted By tucsonron
Silencers Repacking-How often/How much/How hard?

Looking at silencers and wondering about maintenance and cost down the road. :ear
Anybody have info on:
What silencers need repacking?
How long between packing?
How much for materials?
How much...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2006, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By tucsonron
clearing the catalysts?

How do you punch out the catalysts because I disabled mine and haven't bought new pipes yet.? How do you know if ti is really clogged?
Forum: Latin America 06-12-2006, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,056
Posted By tucsonron
Got my permit!

I went to the border as some have suggested to see if i could get the permit without the letter or title. They only asked for the registration and copies of the usual, no title needed, no letter...
Forum: Latin America 06-07-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,056
Posted By tucsonron
G.E. is the problem

GE is the problem because they never said anything about this in the financing. I might be able to get a student visa and then I can take a vehicle, possibly i will go to the consulate and find out...
Forum: Latin America 06-07-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,056
Posted By tucsonron
Docs for crossing into Mexico

How much of a stickler are the Mexico customs people about the title for your motorcycles for the temporary permit? I don't have the title because the bike is financed through G.E/KTM.
G.E. WILL...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,721
Posted By tucsonron
Thanks. I'm going to Guadalajara in three weeks...

Thanks. I'm going to Guadalajara in three weeks and might need extra gas.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,721
Posted By tucsonron
Who makes those gas cans?

Who makes those gas cans?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By tucsonron
Way too much. i don't have my info here but was...

Way too much. i don't have my info here but was offered about $425 for at least three years, if not five and you can do it up to the end of the first year.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2006, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,716
Posted By tucsonron
Same with me on the bolts when I put a new rack...

Same with me on the bolts when I put a new rack on (06). The bolts lengths are different and they were in so hard that they became stripped so I had to replace. I bought 80mm length countersunk...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-07-2006, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,223
Posted By tucsonron
I'm really looking for specific 950 tools and...

I'm really looking for specific 950 tools and parts list. Everything else I'm good to go.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-07-2006, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,223
Posted By tucsonron
Thanks for the start. I'm suprised there isn't...

Thanks for the start. I'm suprised there isn't any other input to this question. I would think that there would be more help for preparedness since everyone here is supposed to be experienced...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,223
Posted By tucsonron
Complete 950 Tool & Parts List-TOURING

I'm looking for complete tool and parts list for touring. (bike related-not camping) Anybody have a well documented list of necessities/niceties for touring and extended touring both on-road and off?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-11-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,773
Posted By tucsonron
Question Wiring Accessories in Stages - Best Way

I am planning on wiring accessories but not all at the same time.
-Two powerlet females-one in the glovebox and one somewhere on the side or on the fairing.
-Wiring a GPS
-Wiring Heated Grips...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-09-2006, 08:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,006
Posted By tucsonron
Question 16t versus 17t sprocket-pros/cons

Thinking about changing to a 16t sprocket for the front. I am not as offroad as much as the rest of you. Looking for all of the details for or against.
Gas mileage, vibration, speed, etc, all of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-01-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,792
Posted By tucsonron
finished

Finished all of the adjustments. Seems to work well. Followed the book and Katoum's directions. Wasn't as hard as I originally thought, just time consuming. Well worth the time and energy.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,792
Posted By tucsonron
Haven't tried that. This saturday i will take a...

Haven't tried that. This saturday i will take a closer look and make a decision on all of that. I have to finish the other small details such as correctly capping everything from my SAS and...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2006, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,792
Posted By tucsonron
I had the top from the bottom mixed up. i live in...

I had the top from the bottom mixed up. i live in tucson which is about 1600 feet above sea level. Heat is of course the issue here with temps above 100 for 4 months a year.
i have a 600 mile coming...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-29-2006, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,792
Posted By tucsonron
Question accessing needles and fuel screws

What is the best/easiest way to access the needles and the fuel screws? I have to finish the adjustments on my SAS and canisterectomy. Reliable sources tell me to move the needle to the third slot...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By tucsonron
Busted my cherry-Cannisterectomy/SAS

After my second flooding within a week I bit the bullet and dove in. I followed every thread, picture, etc. Although I have ridden for many years I always let the shop take care of business, but...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,765
Posted By tucsonron
caps

What kind of caps are you referring to?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2006, 05:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,765
Posted By tucsonron
Parts list for cannisterectomy & SAS

OK! Tons of information, now I have brain freeze. What would be the most complete parts list to get rid of both of these for good and not going back in to replace anything and to do it perfect? If I...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2006, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,765
Posted By tucsonron
read the threads but

i read all of the threads, confusing I guess until I take the thing apart, but my ass is so tight about this I could spit nickels. just worried about doing something wrong because I talked to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2006, 06:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,765
Posted By tucsonron
thanks for listening

I'm glad someone has some respect for us newbies. I just want to ride the heck out of this thing but after my cannister got flooded I am not happy with the bike. i asked my dealer to take it off when...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2006, 10:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,765
Posted By tucsonron
spooked about working on a new 950

Spooked is right. i have an 06 950 and I want to take off the cannisters but the reality is I am nervous about messing with a new bike and second although I am semi-knowledgeable about mechanics I...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,196
Posted By tucsonron
what is the fix

What is the fix?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By tucsonron
canister? symptoms

New 950 and I filled it for the first ime the other day. Yesterday and very much so today very hard to start. Symptoms=smell of gas when i try to start it, battery turns over but no ignition, when it...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2006, 08:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,278
Posted By tucsonron
I agree. They are a bit mushy but i think that is...

I agree. They are a bit mushy but i think that is for offroad manageability.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2006, 09:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,278
Posted By tucsonron
1150 adventure v 950

I owned a 2003 1150gs adventure before someone hit me and I really liked it for the highway, unles it was windy. Offroad it was tougher to handle (too top heavy). I recently bought a 950 and it is...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2006, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By tucsonron
Even more great info & Copper Canyon

All of you have been great about your ideas/concerns. Bottom line, my current seat is just too low. James thinks I need roughly :baldystock plus 1". I placed towels as he suggested to get a general...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2006, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By tucsonron
Thumb thanks for info

Sorry to bother everyone about this seat business, I just want to be sure before investing. I am a convert from the 1150gs adventure and mighty glad. The 950 blows away the gs, I couldn't be happier...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,168
Posted By tucsonron
extra horsepower

Which will give extra horsepower and cool down quickest?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By tucsonron
Eh? Corbin vs. Renazco or others

This is sort of a continuation of a past thread except I am now looking at the details.
Looking at new seats for my 06 950. I need a seat for a tallish 33-34" inseam. Anybody have open thoughts on...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,196
Posted By tucsonron
I'm still lost on this cannister thing. I will be...

I'm still lost on this cannister thing. I will be picking up my new 06 this weekend and I am sure at some point I will do something incorrectly or fall etc. How prevalent is this issue because I live...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2006, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By tucsonron
I did e-mail renazco and I guess I still need to...

I did e-mail renazco and I guess I still need to figure out exactly how much height I need. My old gs adventure was about 35.4 so I'm thinking I need at least another 1 3/4-2'' but not positive.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2006, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By tucsonron
What makes them so good?

What makes them so good?
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By tucsonron
New, taller seat-950

I need a taller seat for my new 950 (06). I don't understand the differences between older seat, lowered new seat, etc. What is the best (most comfortable) seat for dual purpose and that will...
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