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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By YJake
HWY 98 is a nice ride to PCB. I lived in Tally 6...

HWY 98 is a nice ride to PCB. I lived in Tally 6 months last year for work and rode every weekend down there and in the forest.

I may ride over, not sure what my plans may be that far in...
Forum: Vendors 04-21-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 48,993
Posted By YJake
Are there any photos of what this bulb/unit looks...

Are there any photos of what this bulb/unit looks like in it's current production run?

I hear that the mounting plate design has changed some. Does anybody have measurements?

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
I've never taken the head off and see no evidence...

I've never taken the head off and see no evidence of such... So not unless Disney supplied the stock gasket :rofl

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
Well it's a very slow weep... I'm going to locate...

Well it's a very slow weep... I'm going to locate it and seal it with JB Weld if I have to.

Pfft... Big Bore Kit... Don't talk dirty to me like that :evil

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-19-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27,678
Views: 1,996,203
Posted By YJake
Heard mention of a mystical place called Cheaha a...

Heard mention of a mystical place called Cheaha a few posts back so I set out on an adventure to find it.

I found the Barber Museum (Very awesome!:bow)

The highway 25 snake (Why can't people...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
Yes, my covers leaked there also. I used some...

Yes, my covers leaked there also. I used some aircraft sealant in combination with a new gasket and I have no leaks from that gasket now. (6k miles)

But, oil is coming from somewhere else on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 55,725
Posted By YJake
Anybody in this area still ride? :dunno ...

Anybody in this area still ride? :dunno

-Jake
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 48,993
Posted By YJake
Now this looks promising! Nobody try it...

Now this looks promising!

Nobody try it on a Bandit 1200 yet? I'll take some measurements tonight and see if it's feasible.

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-14-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 27,678
Views: 1,996,203
Posted By YJake
IN. :ear -Jake

IN. :ear

-Jake
Forum: Trip Planning 04-11-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,231
Posted By YJake
I lost everything but my passport to some...

I lost everything but my passport to some "characters" in Europe over the summer.

I kept my passport and 500 Euros in my boot. To this day I think it saved my life.

-Jake
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,042
Posted By YJake
When I drive I notice riders wearing loud colors...

When I drive I notice riders wearing loud colors sooner so maybe?

I'm currently looking at jackets on hi-viz colors as a result of that.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
The PO put LED lights in the rear signals but not...

The PO put LED lights in the rear signals but not the fronts... They are nice at night but not so much during the day. I may do the display lights just so I never have to replace them again. I wish...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,379
Posted By YJake
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y211/kavick/Bandi...

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y211/kavick/Bandit%201200%20Rebuild/th_DSCN2194_zps7eea690d.jpg

Mmmmm... inline 4 crabs :lol3

Seafoam keeps these bad boys spotless... I have had nothing...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
Has anybody put LED bulbs in the...

Has anybody put LED bulbs in the display/signals/tail?

I'm curious how much power they would save but more importantly if they're a viable option? :ear

They seem less bright during the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
Busa rear shock swap is common. Adds about an...

Busa rear shock swap is common. Adds about an inch to the rear of the bike though. I'm still on the fence about doing it myself.

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-10-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27,678
Views: 1,996,203
Posted By YJake
I would head to Perry Mt but the last time I took...

I would head to Perry Mt but the last time I took my Bandit 1200 off road it kept trying to kill me :deal

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
Finished the brake job today.. Sanded the...

Finished the brake job today..

Sanded the rotors on the front and replaced the pads with new Galfer pads as well as stainless braided Galfer brake lines up front. Much better feel in the brake...
Forum: Face plant 04-09-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,183
Posted By YJake
I came close too kissing a deer a few weeks ago...

I came close too kissing a deer a few weeks ago at dusk myself so this hits home for me. Cruising along at 50mph the road is clear one second and there are 3 deer in it the next... :eek1

I am...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-09-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 36,506
Posted By YJake
Any good slab rides in Southern Miss? I'm...

Any good slab rides in Southern Miss?

I'm headed to NOLA this weekend on back roads and would love some suggestions or somebody to ride with.

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-09-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27,678
Views: 1,996,203
Posted By YJake
Beasty Ride This Weekend?

If anybody feels like riding the Gulf I think I'm heading to New Orleans Saturday morning. I may spend the night I may not, depends on how I'm feeling. Hell, I may leave Friday after work and ride...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
:deal -Jake

:deal

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
A holeshot stage one with the timing advance...

A holeshot stage one with the timing advance changed my bike. It runs, accelerates, and idles better now. Hell, I even average 1 or 2 mpg over stock.

Also, not that I do it often :lol3, it...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-07-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By YJake
Raw oysters are $5.99 a dozen on Wednesdays, neat...

Raw oysters are $5.99 a dozen on Wednesdays, neat atmosphere too.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
Check the carb breathers as well. My bike acted...

Check the carb breathers as well. My bike acted as if it was out of gas with a half tank also and my carb breathers were not property connected. The breathers are (T) connectors between crabs 1/2 &...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
Well I just ordered new pads and braided line all...

Well I just ordered new pads and braided line all around so we'll see in the next week or two :freaky

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-24-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27,678
Views: 1,996,203
Posted By YJake
Just moved...

...into the Pensacola area.

Any links to good rides or other such nonsense?

I'm on a Bandit 1200.

Thanks YFF.

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
I'm only at 43k myself and want to replace the...

I'm only at 43k myself and want to replace the brake lines with braided ones and new pads (Pads need replaced the lines are just icing on the reliable cake). Having a hard time trying to justify...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,056
Posted By YJake
I have a Barbour International. I have...

I have a Barbour International.

I have worn the thing on commutes, day trips, overnight camping trips, and multi-day rides around the South East. Off of the bike I have hiked, hunted, worked,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
Same here. Holeshot Stage 1 cleared most every...

Same here. Holeshot Stage 1 cleared most every oddity out of the power band. The timing advance seems like it makes the bike wind up faster too. I was going to buy a new bike but may just modify this...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,692
Posted By YJake
I threw a Sylvania silver star in there, it has...

I threw a Sylvania silver star in there, it has lasted a year and 10,000 miles now and lights up the road better than the stock bulb did. It glows a white color instead of a hazy yellow or that...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
This man speaks truth. :evil -Jake

This man speaks truth. :evil

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,496
Views: 374,116
Posted By YJake
Unfortunately I believe you are correct. I...

Unfortunately I believe you are correct.

I just spent a few weeks backpacking through Europe and could not believe how strong the motorcycle and bicycle culture was there in every region. I was...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,351
Posted By YJake
Pretty much. You'll never touch the NCX's...

Pretty much.

You'll never touch the NCX's MPG figures with a Versys, but you will have a smile on your face the whole time. :evil

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,692
Posted By YJake
The '08+ rear shock swap is well worth it, my...

The '08+ rear shock swap is well worth it, my bike's ass end sits slightly higher and is stiffer.

Buying a set of Progressive fork springs would make a world of difference on your front end. Not...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-27-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5,596
Views: 395,862
Posted By YJake
Ahhh Honesty. :lol3 -Jake

Ahhh Honesty. :lol3

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,920
Views: 474,155
Posted By YJake
Rode my Bandit on a 250 mile day trip with two...

Rode my Bandit on a 250 mile day trip with two friends, one on an R6 and another on a CBR600. They were surprised how quick my Bandit was for the size/weight and for having a dinosaur of an engine...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,381
Posted By YJake
Not for $6k. It is 1980's tech and not the...

Not for $6k.

It is 1980's tech and not the best of it either. If they threw tubeless tires on it, a centerstand, and disc brakes it would sell for $5k.

Maybe.

The new Honda line-up at <$6K...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,811
Posted By YJake
I had one self-destruct at around 8k miles. Maybe...

I had one self-destruct at around 8k miles. Maybe others will have better luck?

-Jake
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 270,692
Posted By YJake
Yeah, I'm also 6' and it is somewhat cramped....

Yeah, I'm also 6' and it is somewhat cramped. Adding an '08+ rear shock and one size larger tires lifted the ass end enough to where my knees are not bent as much while at a stop light. If I keep the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5,315
Views: 948,602
Posted By YJake
If I buy another new bike, you guys have me sold...

If I buy another new bike, you guys have me sold on this thing. I may go and see what kind of a deal I can work on one at the local dealer anyway.

-Jake
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