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Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 04:00 PM
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Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Who makes that skid plate?

Who makes that skid plate?
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 54,846
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Thanks for the offer but I already have the LV X3...

Thanks for the offer but I already have the LV X3 and the OEM quantum mass detonator exhaust for my Xcountry. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 54,846
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Stock low front fender

Is there anyone here who is willing to sell me their stock Xmoto low front fender? I know it's a popular mod to install an aftermarket high fender so I'm hoping one you has a stock on laying around....
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 10:40 AM
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Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Anyone know where to get that wind deflector? ...

Anyone know where to get that wind deflector? Looks like it might be custom job but I'm hoping otherwise.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2013, 12:29 PM
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Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Look like Leafman has both the HB centerstand and...

Look like Leafman has both the HB centerstand and the OEM crash bars installed. I've thought about doing this myself but I didn't know if they would fit together. Does anyone know if you have to make...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2013, 02:23 PM
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Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Calibrated speedo ring for sale

I have a calibrated speedo ring for sale in the Flea Market for anyone that is interested. It'll make the dash display the correct speed. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=852692
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2012, 12:16 AM
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Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Dominus, I PM'd you about the sumo wheels.

Dominus, I PM'd you about the sumo wheels.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2012, 05:26 PM
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Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Did you need the converter box to get it to work...

Did you need the converter box to get it to work or did you just splice it into the pulse signal wire? Do you have the model number of the tach? I need details!!! :ear
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2012, 04:32 PM
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Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Muddy, Is that pannier+tank combo hanging...

Muddy,

Is that pannier+tank combo hanging off a Hepco rack? And if so, do you have an aluminum or steel subframe? I was thinking about mounting a tank inboard of my HB pannier but worried that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,960
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
No rerouting of brake lines required on the Xco....

No rerouting of brake lines required on the Xco. That's how it comes from the factory. The brake line from the distributor box is routed under the bottom fork brace and then to the caliper. I guess...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,960
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
DiscoDino, did you have to make modifications to...

DiscoDino, did you have to make modifications to the bike or bracket to get it to fit?
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,960
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
I'm going to quote you out of context at some...

I'm going to quote you out of context at some point in the future. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,960
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
People have had problems with those too. The...

People have had problems with those too. The redeeming factor about the Scotts damper is that it doesn't cost $700. Oh and it comes with instructions. :D




Not sure if serious. But if you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,960
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
You guys pretty much summed up my thoughts. I'm...

You guys pretty much summed up my thoughts. I'm a guy who designs stuff for a living too (aerospace propulsion :D). In my mind, you would never design a system that would destroy itself just going...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 10:36 PM
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Posted By TangoMcBlasty
I think that photo is somewhat deceptive. It...

I think that photo is somewhat deceptive. It appears that the crossbrace intersects the area swept by wheel travel. However, to Geoffster's point, it's most likely angled up toward the "nook" of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,960
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Grinding and tweaking

Got pics of your installation? I had to make modifications to get it to fit too. I'll caveat that by saying that the point where the bracket exhibited the most deformation was not where metal was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,960
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Fair enough. I don't intend to go lock to lock at...

Fair enough. I don't intend to go lock to lock at 80 mph. But I also don't intend to continue in a straight line at highway speeds if a cage changes lanes without looking first. Your point is taken...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9,751
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Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Throttle tube

Sorry for cross-posting but does anyone know where I can buy a throttle tube/sleeve that will fit the X? Looks like we can only purchase the entire twist grip through the dealership. I just need the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,960
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
I promised that I'd keep everyone updated on this...

I promised that I'd keep everyone updated on this matter so here is a copy and paste of Ralle Moto's response to my request for a return/refund. I think it shows their position rather clearly.


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Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,960
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
I wonder what other G650X/RM2 owners are...

I wonder what other G650X/RM2 owners are experiencing. I hope they chime in.
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,960
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
I wholeheartedly agree with that statement. I...

I wholeheartedly agree with that statement. I assumed that the post and bracket would have been robust enough to withstand whatever loads the damper could impart. However, Mark at Ralle Moto didn't...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,960
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
G650Xcountry + RM2 = Mangled Aluminum

I wanted to post some pictures of the aftermath of my misadventures with the Ralle Moto RM2 steering damper. First a little background. I commute on my G650Xco from Costa Mesa to El Segundo on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,621
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Throttle tube

Anyone know if there are compatible throttle tubes? Looks like we can only purchase the entire twist grip through BMW. I just need the plastic tube.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2011, 12:30 PM
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Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Fracture Bolt

Anyone ever have the fracture bolt back out? This is one of the bolts that fastens the ignition cylinder to the upper fork crossbrace. I found mine nestled between the frame and the bushing on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9,751
Views: 1,513,764
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Great idea. But I don't have any buddies. :lol3...

Great idea. But I don't have any buddies. :lol3

Actually, using my over-thinking caveman approach, I've been able to slide the forks back down to the first scribe mark. So really it's a moot...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2011, 09:09 AM
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Posted By TangoMcBlasty
The bike is not on a lift but I have placed a...

The bike is not on a lift but I have placed a jack under the engine case. The jack just touches the bottom of the engine. My plan was to loosen the clamps and pull the forks downward one at a time....
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2011, 08:09 AM
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Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Anyone have tips for sliding the fork tubes up...

Anyone have tips for sliding the fork tubes up and down triple clamp? I have an 07 Xco that I lowered by sliding the forks up the clamp and shortening the lollipop adjuster on the rear shock. I now...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Cover for G650 Xco with panniers

Can someone recommend a cover for my G650 Xco? My Xco has Hepco & Becker side racks with Junior cases (30L on the left, 40L on the right) and that throws off all the rule-of-thumb sizing charts I've...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By TangoMcBlasty
Hey Goose, sorry to resurrect an old thread but...

Hey Goose, sorry to resurrect an old thread but did you take this project anywhere? It seems like a neat idea.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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