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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:45 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,100
Posted By smitty141
Looking for a little education on theses bikes....

Looking for a little education on theses bikes. Maybe a little late since I bought a 2015 model.

Is there a link or thread showing the difference between the model years? Changes made ect. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,100
Posted By smitty141
The wiring was zip tied to the cross bar to the...

The wiring was zip tied to the cross bar to the rear of the key switch. I had to cut the tie, and push the wiring back to keep from being pinched between the plates and the frame. The rubber look...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,100
Posted By smitty141
Must be Scott's Damper day. I just got done with...

Must be Scott's Damper day. I just got done with my install. The instructions are just bad. Almost like the pictures are backwards and out of order.. Strange...

If you do a install, be careful not...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,100
Posted By smitty141
3 days from the boarders of Germany in Slovenia....

3 days from the boarders of Germany in Slovenia. Hell, the Post Office can't get a letter across the state of Missouri in that time. This is my first Wings muffler and it is a piece of art. Very...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,100
Posted By smitty141
I guess what I'm trying to ask if the key has a...

I guess what I'm trying to ask if the key has a resister embedded in the key for anti theft.

Good new, I did find my spare key. My 2012 990 had 3 keys. 2 black and a orange key for programing.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,100
Posted By smitty141
Picked up a Wolfman tail bag today. Only thing...

Picked up a Wolfman tail bag today. Only thing left is my Wing's exhuast, and that should be here next week.

Smitty

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i25/smitty141/ktm8_zpsdlrh7uek.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,100
Posted By smitty141
Does the 2015 690 have a "Chip key". I have...

Does the 2015 690 have a "Chip key". I have already missed place my extra key. I am sure it will turn up. Local locksmith can cut one. Didn't see anything in the manual about it.

Thanks Smitty
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,100
Posted By smitty141
After a week of ownership, my new 2015 690 is...

After a week of ownership, my new 2015 690 is coming along nicely.

Hand-guards and windscreen.
http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i25/smitty141/6901_zpswi0wvtty.jpg

Flatland Skidplate....
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 767,933
Posted By smitty141
It's like 10.25x11" in size. So it's not that...

It's like 10.25x11" in size. So it's not that large. I have a Rear bag that will be perfect on that plate. Nothing to heavy, first aid kit, tube, extra gloves, maybe a light jacket.. MRE... Stuff...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 767,933
Posted By smitty141
Well, things are coming together on my new 2015...

Well, things are coming together on my new 2015 690.. I did score a Wolfman rear rack today. I know some like the other racks as they fit the shape of the rear fender better. For myself, I like the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By smitty141
800 gs Scotts damper install, now my arm are to short..

Bought a nice Scott's damper from a buddy. Before, I had a set of Rox risers installed. Now I feel that I am reaching for the bars. I'm a big guy with long arm's.

Any idea's?? Or live with it,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,100
Posted By smitty141
Driving home today and looked in my re-view...

Driving home today and looked in my re-view mirror.. WOW, perfect fit.. 2015 690 R enduro...

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i25/smitty141/photo%201_zpsgcz4o0w2.jpg

Let the credit card games...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 767,933
Posted By smitty141
Is there any advantage over the smaller oval side...

Is there any advantage over the smaller oval side racks verses the larger square sides like the TT racks? I have a set if Wolfman Rocky Mointainsz..

Smitty
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 767,933
Posted By smitty141
Thanks, that exactly what I want..:evil ...

Thanks, that exactly what I want..:evil

Smitty
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 767,933
Posted By smitty141
How long was shipping times? Smitty

How long was shipping times?

Smitty
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 767,933
Posted By smitty141
I was hoping someone would just say.. So and so...

I was hoping someone would just say.. So and so make the old Wolfman style racks now...

Does anyone know what happen to BR Moto??

140 pages will take awhile..

Thanks, Smitty
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 767,933
Posted By smitty141
Hey boys... I pick up my new 2015 690 enduro this...

Hey boys... I pick up my new 2015 690 enduro this Thursday :clap. An I am in quest of side racks. I looked through this thread (not completely) and was hoping to fine something similar to the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-06-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By smitty141
What inj cleaner you guys using? C4,...

What inj cleaner you guys using?



C4, your have a PM..

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-03-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By smitty141
Well said.. If everything goes as planned,...

Well said..

If everything goes as planned, my wife will write the undertaker a bad check..

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-03-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By smitty141
After a little closer looking. Mine to rubs on...

After a little closer looking. Mine to rubs on the right side. But no harm no foul. I just removed the front half, and trimmed the ABS plastic. No, you should not have to do this, but it is a easy...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By smitty141
What on the right side is rubbing? How is the...

What on the right side is rubbing? How is the wind protection?

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By smitty141
I think you will be good to go. As long as you...

I think you will be good to go. As long as you are not moving your bars forward you should be fine.

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By smitty141
A great place to put the ADV sticker is worth...

A great place to put the ADV sticker is worth $200. So your really only spending a few hundred on a dash and windscreen.:freaky

Hope that helps...

I think it is well thought out and well made....
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By smitty141
My new Mirage 2 Fairing/windscreen

Just got done installing my new Mirage 2 fairing windscreen on my 2010 F800GS. I ordered from Ian on this site.

http://www.britanniacomposites.com/index.php/productmenu/mirage2menu

Fit and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,648
Posted By smitty141
IN!!!:clap Thanks Bill.... One of my...

IN!!!:clap
Thanks Bill....

One of my rare weekend off... Have not made it in a few years, looking forward to it...

Smitty

Room Booked! Saturday night.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 63,658
Posted By smitty141
Received and installed my new CCT. Still had the...

Received and installed my new CCT. Still had the "rattle".

Removed it and submerged it in oil and pumped it till it was hard:evil. Re-installed, after multiple cold starts the rattle is gone. I am...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-18-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By smitty141
Salida Colorado parking needed..Anyone??

Anyone have a safe spot I can park my Chevy express cargo van and a trailer in Salida area?? It would be from Sept 13th to the 27th.

Thanks Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 63,658
Posted By smitty141
Mine has a black cap. After I pulled it and re...

Mine has a black cap. After I pulled it and re installed it last night it was like a new bike. I have a good feeling that the new CCT will take care of it. It is puzzling why by just R&R the CCT the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 63,658
Posted By smitty141
2010.. I just could not leave it alone.:lol3 ...

2010.. I just could not leave it alone.:lol3

Smitty
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 63,658
Posted By smitty141
My F800gs rattles like a bastard on startup....

My F800gs rattles like a bastard on startup. After reading all 20 pages I thought I would order a new tensioner. Last night I thought I would pull the old one out just to give it a look. I did not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By smitty141
Thanks...

Thanks...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By smitty141
XPC seat

Tried to search and came up with nothing... Has anyone used this seat and what do you think. Any pictures would be great.

Thanks Smitty

http://www.xpcracing.com/
Forum: Americas 02-11-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By smitty141
Colorado/Utah BDR in Sept.. Anyone??

Plan on leaving Salida on Sept 14th. Two days to the start of the Utah BDR. Start the Utah BDR on Sept 16th, and complete on Sept 21st. Loop around Back into Colorado to meet up for the Fall Color...
Forum: Vendors 02-08-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 83,260
Posted By smitty141
I used RM a few years ago for my FJR. After...

I used RM a few years ago for my FJR. After several adjustments that failed I asked for a refund. Then he asked me... "Is it better than the stock seat"? I said yes, but anything is better than...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By smitty141
Ahhhh, Colorado nacho's... One of my favorites.....

Ahhhh, Colorado nacho's... One of my favorites.. My plan is to ride the Colorado BDR backwards. Starting around Eagle. Ride to the four corner, and head north. Ride Utah and 800+ miles to the Idaho...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By smitty141
Utah BDR

Hi guys, will be riding the Utah BDR in Sept. I will be riding alone on my 800gs, from the south to the Idaho boarder.

Wondering how much time to allow for this. Would 200 miles a day be to much....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-29-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By smitty141
After looking at these routes, both are over 10...

After looking at these routes, both are over 10 tracks long. So loading them both would not work. But, thanks for the insight, it will help me manage this ride.

Thanks everyone.

Thanks Smitty
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-29-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By smitty141
Thanks Jerry for your reply.. So I take if my...

Thanks Jerry for your reply..
So I take if my 60 will only hold so much. It will hold Utah or Idaho, but not both. I get a track full message. I guess the only way to do this is to upload one at...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-29-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By smitty141
Help with a Garmin 60csx/Basecamp and tracks

Have a 60cxs and wanting to load track's for the the New Idaho Back country Discovery route, and the Utah BCDR on a 4 gig SD card. Is this possible? Or would/can I just swap SD cards without screwing...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By smitty141
I put the new style on my 2010. I did have to...

I put the new style on my 2010. I did have to grind the tabs on the stand a little. The bike would roll off the new stand way to easy. I remove maybe 3/16 of a inch. Very easy, took 5 minutes. Pm...
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