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Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 1,019,556
Posted By mbfj40
Either way will be fine. Fifty people will give...

Either way will be fine. Fifty people will give you 50 different answers, but in real life the only differences is the SLIGHTEST amount of air space difference taken up at the top of the fork tube...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By mbfj40
I've bounced a few 550's in for a refurbished and...

I've bounced a few 550's in for a refurbished and all went well. One thing to be mindful of is that if you have any Routes, Pictures, Waypoints, Phone numbers etc... Be sure to save them to your...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 1,135,626
Posted By mbfj40
Be sure and post us back on what you find out...

Be sure and post us back on what you find out about a higher wattage option for the Xbikes. There are a few Stators on ebay that promise a 20% increase over stock, but who really knows without...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 45,982
Posted By mbfj40
Hey Violetpop, Great picture looking past...

Hey Violetpop,

Great picture looking past the front wheel. Do you have a camera mounted on the side of the bike or was it a hand held picture? If it was a mounted camera, post us a picture of the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 1,019,556
Posted By mbfj40
Hey TommyAdv, The stock aluminum bash plate is...

Hey TommyAdv,
The stock aluminum bash plate is part #71607709694 and it's around $200.

Howling,
Check to see that the space between the ABS sensor ring and the sensor itself is not excessive....
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,918
Posted By mbfj40
I'd sure like to swap mine out for a Rekluse if...

I'd sure like to swap mine out for a Rekluse if anyone has one they'd like to part with...
mike
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By mbfj40
Welcome aboard Jam, Don't get all hung up...

Welcome aboard Jam,

Don't get all hung up on the 90-10, 80-20 nonsense that you see in the catalogs. Your version of off road vs on road use will never be the same as the next guy. Some people...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By mbfj40
The factory Remus pipe has a 6X1.0 stainless nut...

The factory Remus pipe has a 6X1.0 stainless nut tack welded to the end of that little tube. I'd think you could find a weld shop to zap it with a TIG weld for $10 if you had brought in the nut and...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,560
Posted By mbfj40
Every time I've used a Stop and GO tire plugger...

Every time I've used a Stop and GO tire plugger on mine and friends bikes, the repair has been outstanding. Not wanting to open the can of worms regarding extended running on a plugged tire, I've ran...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 97,608
Posted By mbfj40
Emig Racing already has such a product for the...

Emig Racing already has such a product for the X-bikes. I have one on my '08 XCountry with the WP 4860's and it works and fits great. I made up my own axel spacers and brake adapter and am using the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 97,608
Posted By mbfj40
That mbfj40 guy has both a set of XCountry forks...

That mbfj40 guy has both a set of XCountry forks with 232mm (9.4") travel and a set of XMoto forks with 270mm (10.6"). Numbers from BMW sales brochure. It also implies that XMoto and Xchallenge ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 1,019,556
Posted By mbfj40
I can't seem to find one of the pre-filters here...

I can't seem to find one of the pre-filters here in the states with out paying almost $60 in shipping from UNI Australia.
UNI-NU-7311
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By mbfj40
Vanson Leathers offers repair, cleaning and...

Vanson Leathers offers repair, cleaning and re-dye services
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 1,135,626
Posted By mbfj40
I made my own 1.75 gal tank that looks and fits...

I made my own 1.75 gal tank that looks and fits similar to the X-tank that's plumbed off the top of the factory's vent, same as everyone else's is plumbed and have only had one fuel flow or transfer...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 1,019,556
Posted By mbfj40
I'm using Supersprox, Super happy with fit and...

I'm using Supersprox, Super happy with fit and finish. You've several tooth count options as well. Excellent wear so far on my bike.
http://www.supersproxusa.com/products.php?cat=1106800
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,725
Posted By mbfj40
Not sure about the KTM's exact numbers in your...

Not sure about the KTM's exact numbers in your case, but most all bikes that are made in multi-platform like a SM, and ADV and a dirt only model have their geometry tailored for the intended...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 71,407
Posted By mbfj40
Inquiry sent about the Remus you're taking...

Inquiry sent about the Remus you're taking off..........
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By mbfj40
GoPro sells a "Remote Mounting Kit" with several...

GoPro sells a "Remote Mounting Kit" with several options and probably has just what yer looking for. I use the little velcro closure strap that looks like a watchband. I wrap it around my brake...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By mbfj40
Biggest difference between Dot 3-4 and 5 is the...

Biggest difference between Dot 3-4 and 5 is the temperature rating before the fluid will boil. A lot of the Dot 5 fluids are silicone based and can get a "spongy" feel near it's highest temperature...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5,796
Views: 1,031,768
Posted By mbfj40
Hey, maybe someone has a crashed rear wheel in...

Hey, maybe someone has a crashed rear wheel in the corner of the garage?? You know yer never gonna use it, so now's the time to unload it... :-)
mike
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 45,982
Posted By mbfj40
Paint's not a worry for the rings or their...

Paint's not a worry for the rings or their operation. Your only concern would be if too thick of a paint or powdercoat application fattens it up so much that it rubs on the face of the sensor.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 45,982
Posted By mbfj40
Hey HH060g, While your bike's apart, can...

Hey HH060g,

While your bike's apart, can you count the slots for me on the abs/speedo ring for the rear wheel? And does you're speedo read true?
thanks
mike
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5,796
Views: 1,031,768
Posted By mbfj40
Looking for a replacement cush hub assembly and a...

Looking for a replacement cush hub assembly and a rear brake rotor off an XChallenge or Country. Any of my fellow G650Xers needing to clean out some leftover parts?? Hmmm? Sadly, I'm not rich enough...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By mbfj40
[QUOTE=markk53;20641615]Never did the knobbies,...

[QUOTE=markk53;20641615]Never did the knobbies, just the HF903/904 dual sport and love them. Stick very well on roads, yet work as good as any dual sport tire short of a DOT or non-DOT knobby. I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,352
Posted By mbfj40
Anyone know what would be the replacement "bend"...

Anyone know what would be the replacement "bend" or as close to stock as possible to the stock XCountry bars. The OEM ones are a bit pricey.
thanks
mike
Forum: Beasts 01-02-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By mbfj40
When ever it's powered up, it's at full bike...

When ever it's powered up, it's at full bike voltage.
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By mbfj40
If you've got an electrical meter handy that you...

If you've got an electrical meter handy that you can measure Ohms with it's a snap to do the math for Watts.
Measure the resistance (Ohms) of your new grip heaters across the leads that would...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,270
Posted By mbfj40
Been running an Explorer on the front of my BMW...

Been running an Explorer on the front of my BMW G650X Country and Agree with Kamlander on the gravel and summertime roads. Now I'm about due for a replacement and I can get an in stock K60 a lot...
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 18,988
Posted By mbfj40
Just think how many would be out there on the...

Just think how many would be out there on the roads right now if the HD dealers would have actually tried to sell them with the same vigor as their namesake bikes. Is all it took was a test ride....
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,729
Posted By mbfj40
When power is on 30, the solenoid is activated by...

When power is on 30, the solenoid is activated by your momentary contact switch completing the internal relay's circuit by providing the necessary "ground" every time you press it. Power on 56 is...
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,729
Posted By mbfj40
Hi GM, You can run your 12v to both the 56...

Hi GM,
You can run your 12v to both the 56 and 30 from the same switched source a long as it has enough amp capacity for your aux lamps. You need to find a switched power that will support your...
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,729
Posted By mbfj40
Sounds right to me. I've not had that specific...

Sounds right to me. I've not had that specific relay in my hand but have had others that are either powered on or off after receiving a trigger signal on the "S" terminal. Paying closer attention to...
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,729
Posted By mbfj40
1st Hook up pin's 30 and 56 to any 12 positive...

1st Hook up pin's 30 and 56 to any 12 positive that turn on with the bike that has enough power available to run your lights.
On your existing "Hi-beam Flash" button on your handlebar, it's...
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By mbfj40
Hey Sled, Try using either Redline's Hi...

Hey Sled,

Try using either Redline's Hi Temp ATF or Redline's Racing ATF. The Racing ATF is the recommended oil by Buell for the STM slipper clutch. It is GL-4 rated type "F" fluid (better than...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,755
Posted By mbfj40
Well, I don't have one to sell, but here's my 12...

Well, I don't have one to sell, but here's my 12 oz'er I mounted to the rear of my aux fuel tank. I used a KTM kickstand rubber to loop over the top to keep it from bouncing out. And I lined the...
Forum: The Garage 07-23-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,242
Posted By mbfj40
Hi You-all, I went the easy route. I'm using a...

Hi You-all,
I went the easy route. I'm using a Gerbings Two channel controller that's supposed to run your heated jacket and pants. I made up a mount off of the mirror perch on my G650XCountry and...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,434
Posted By mbfj40
The Harley Davidson FXRG III boots are very...

The Harley Davidson FXRG III boots are very comfortable out on the street and driving a car while still being a motorcycle specific boot. They are a bit spendy but have Goretex for wet riding...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,352
Posted By mbfj40
[QUOTE=snooker;18985916] I got kinda spoiled...

[QUOTE=snooker;18985916]
I got kinda spoiled commuting as I could come to a stop light and not have to put it into neutral which is virtually impossible once you are stopped with the engine running....
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,352
Posted By mbfj40
Thanks for the input Snook, I read up on your...

Thanks for the input Snook, I read up on your install a few months back and have been hoping to luck into a "good deal" as well as I's still interested in giving it a try. You aren't using any of the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,352
Posted By mbfj40
No worries about finding a vendor if I can...

No worries about finding a vendor if I can confirm the oem chain ID. If it is in fact a Regina, it could be a ORH, RDO, ORN or a ORN6 series. Once I break my chain, I better have the correct Master...
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