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Forum: Beasts 05-02-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 588,836
Posted By C5INC
Leaky Leo Vince

After the first 30 mile ride with my new LeoVince stainless slip on, I've got a little black oil blowing out around the front of the can where the pipe slips in. Seems like it's blowing less the more...
Forum: Beasts 02-04-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 200,425
Posted By C5INC
No, it's just a scratch mark. The cracking only...

No, it's just a scratch mark. The cracking only happens on the bottom bolt hole. I didn't use lock washers, just flats and plenty of blue Lock-tite.
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 200,425
Posted By C5INC
Fender reinforcement

Finally got around to making some reinforcement pieces. Stainless steel cut from a paper towel dispenser! Pretty redneck but I think they should help keep the fender in one piece. Plan on covering...
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 200,425
Posted By C5INC
What I'd like to do is get rid of the brake line...

What I'd like to do is get rid of the brake line crossover and run 2 seperate lines down the forks and then use a high mounted, dirt bike plastic fender. Nothing but $$ holding me back!
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 200,425
Posted By C5INC
I did that after the first one broke.

I did that after the first one broke.
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 200,425
Posted By C5INC
Front fender breaking, again!

The front fender on my '12 XC is cracking at the mounting hole where the reflector bolts on. The dealer covered the first one under warranty, assuming over tightening caused it. Now it's cracking...
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 665,163
Posted By C5INC
That's funny! Always more fun to watch than to...

That's funny! Always more fun to watch than to do! He hung in there pretty good for awhile.
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 665,163
Posted By C5INC
Ya, I know! The Strom went down too but I didn't...

Ya, I know! The Strom went down too but I didn't get pictures to prove it! Plus (excuses); Strom guy is 10 years younger, taller & stronger!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By C5INC
I was there for the first time last Feb. Tried 2...

I was there for the first time last Feb. Tried 2 years earlier but turned around because of mud. Good gravel road as far as the Bar Ten, but some of it could be ugly if it rains. The 8 miles or so...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 665,163
Posted By C5INC
Feb. trip to Mesquite, NV.

Try again. I'll get this picture thing figured out eventually! Various shots from around Mesquite and Bar 10 to Grand Canyon.

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Forum: Beasts 04-22-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 665,163
Posted By C5INC
Ah-ha! That's what I did! Thanks.

Ah-ha! That's what I did! Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 665,163
Posted By C5INC
What did I do wrong? Pics were there for a day &...

What did I do wrong? Pics were there for a day & now gone?????
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 665,163
Posted By C5INC
Where is "White Rim"? I've ridden the DV area a...

Where is "White Rim"? I've ridden the DV area a couple times and this looks cool for the next trip!
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,382
Posted By C5INC
If it does end up being totalled, you can usually...

If it does end up being totalled, you can usually negotiate a pretty cheap buy back & make good money parting it out. Not to sound like an ambulance chaser, but I'd love to have a set of complete...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,610
Posted By C5INC
I used to be 5'9" but I'm sure I've shrunk in my...

I used to be 5'9" but I'm sure I've shrunk in my old age! I bought the Triumph low, gel seat which is about 1" lower. Stock suspension settings. With boots I can almost flat foot it. And of course it...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 200,425
Posted By C5INC
ANOTHER stepper motor!!

Just had my 2nd stepper motor replaced, plus one cleaning, in 5000 miles! It sounded terrible, kind of like a love sick bull instead of the usual fax machine sound. The tech said he quizzed a Triumph...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 586,909
Posted By C5INC
You would think the Dealer software would do it...

You would think the Dealer software would do it too. Frickin electro-gizmo bikes!
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 586,909
Posted By C5INC
Stepper Motor Cure?

I know this has been discussed at length with cleaning and greasing being the most common cure for stepper motor issues. 5000 miles on my 2012 and it's time for my second motor! My dealer tech is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-14-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 120,694
Posted By C5INC
Watch for fellow Montana'ians! Blue Dodge pulling...

Watch for fellow Montana'ians! Blue Dodge pulling a white trailer from Helena to Mesquite, NV tomorrow. Tiger XC, Wee-strom, GSA. Day riding from Mesquite for a week. Have fun!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-14-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,169
Posted By C5INC
I was there last year and had a GREAT time!...

I was there last year and had a GREAT time! AltRider is good people! Sadly I can't make the date work this year. We're heading for Mesquite tomorrow for a week of desert riding!
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 586,909
Posted By C5INC
One more ABS

nu3704 (abs)

jphish
yossarian
mercury264
pyg rydr
burmbuster + rob dirt
richardu
bross
flying dave
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21,683
Views: 3,934,909
Posted By C5INC
What happens when you crash? Shit get's tore up!...

What happens when you crash? Shit get's tore up! Until that happens, they make a nice place to carry spare tubes, patch kit, gloves, TP, etc.
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21,683
Views: 3,934,909
Posted By C5INC
Just got my custom made crashbar bags by "Storm"....

Just got my custom made crashbar bags by "Storm". Very good quality and reasonable price. I sent him a pattern for the SW Motech bars and they fit great!

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Forum: Beasts 05-27-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21,683
Views: 3,934,909
Posted By C5INC
Thought I'd show off my homemade lower wind...

Thought I'd show off my homemade lower wind deflectors. They work great at stopping the wind coming up around the tank and even helped quiet the wind noise a bit.
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Forum: Beasts 05-08-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21,683
Views: 3,934,909
Posted By C5INC
Keep us posted on this. I've got the Triumph...

Keep us posted on this. I've got the Triumph tall, adjustable screen and not impressed. That would be WAY to easy if it bolted up to my adjustable brackets!
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21,683
Views: 3,934,909
Posted By C5INC
Sorry, no pics, but on my FJR, I have it mounted...

Sorry, no pics, but on my FJR, I have it mounted on top of the brake resovoir with "Dual Lock" (kind of like heavy duty velcro). Been on since '08 and never came loose and always get a good signal.
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21,683
Views: 3,934,909
Posted By C5INC
Where did you get your brake lines and how long...

Where did you get your brake lines and how long are they? I may not change the fender yet but I definately want to get rid of the cross over lines.
Forum: Beasts 03-07-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,454
Posted By C5INC
I had a set of Holan's. Didn't fit for crap so I...

I had a set of Holan's. Didn't fit for crap so I sent them back. Maybe I got the only bad set because they said I was the first to complain, but they took them back no problem. Bought a set of SW...
Forum: Beasts 02-29-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 586,909
Posted By C5INC
First of all the brake line cross over is just...

First of all the brake line cross over is just asking for trouble. BMW F800 is the same way. Why not run seperate lines up the fork legs & T together up high? With the brake lines out of the way a...
Forum: Beasts 02-29-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 586,909
Posted By C5INC
Yes, the Triumph extension was on when the rear...

Yes, the Triumph extension was on when the rear mounts broke before the mud. Running down a graded gravel road I could hear rocks going through it and saw several fly out in front of me like a...
Forum: Beasts 02-29-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 586,909
Posted By C5INC
Front Fender is Junk!

Anybody building a better front fender yet? The rear mounts on mine broke in the middle of nowhere NV, so we did a roadside ziptie repair which was holding good until we hit mud. When the zipties...
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 586,909
Posted By C5INC
With the bag

With the bag
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 586,909
Posted By C5INC
The bracket

The bracket
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,038
Views: 586,909
Posted By C5INC
Roto-Pax mount

Here's a simple mount (that took me about 10 hours to make!) for a 1 gallon Roto-Pax behind the left Givi bag frame. Fits pretty tight so there shouldn't be much vibration to break the L-brackets...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By C5INC
Just got off the phone with Givi and they do sell...

Just got off the phone with Givi and they do sell the latch but not as a unit. It's in many pieces & expensive, so not feasable for my project. Anybody got a pair of cheap, rashed & broken Mono-key...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By C5INC
I've got these parts on my racks. What I want is...

I've got these parts on my racks. What I want is the latch stuff that is part of the case. The "female" parts. Givi just replied they have it (if they understand what I want).
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By C5INC
Givi Monokey latch assembly

I'd like to build a plate to mount various accessories on that would latch onto my Givi racks. I'm waiting on a reply from Givi, but it doesn't look like you can buy the push button latch assembly....
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21,683
Views: 3,934,909
Posted By C5INC
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21,683
Views: 3,934,909
Posted By C5INC
Front wheel removal & torque

I've searched half the night for front wheel removal info and can't find shite! I know I've seen a list of torque settings somewhere. I mounted up some Shinko 705's on my new XC today. No problem on...
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 665,163
Posted By C5INC
Triumphant Santa

Merry Christmas from Montana!
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