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Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 803,935
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Master relay

Hey Vintagespeed. Rode the FE570 today after changing out that relay marked #10 on the parts book diagram. Checked the switch a couple of times 10 to 15 minutes a part and the bike would shut off....
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 4,960,575
Posted By Menasco Pirate
West Coast TA AT relic rally

What the heck, count me as a possible if Ray comes!

Steve
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 803,935
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Master relay

I sure hope so! Maybe I'll find out this weekend if this replacement fixes my problem.

Steve
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 803,935
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Master Relay

Don't know how to take a picture of some thing this hard to see. It's located just forward of the ignition coil and behind the steering head. You're not the first person who is surprised to find a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 803,935
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Master relay

I found the relay that I have the replacement part for ( shown as #10 on the electrical page of the parts book). It's located not by the battery and starter relay as shown in the parts book, but...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 803,935
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Master relay

Sorry Seth but I cannot find it, I'm looking for the master relay not the starter relay next to the battery nor the tip over switch on the bottom of the battery box.

Steve
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 803,935
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Master relay problem

I have two 2011 FE570S, one set up super motard the other stock. Both are factory street legal bikes with keyed switches.
The problem, the stock one occasionally continues to run after the key has...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 4,960,575
Posted By Menasco Pirate
I'm Back! Tierra Del Fuego bound

Been away for too long from this wonderful site doing the work thing etc, Still have 3 TA's and the AT but the fleet has been reduced. I've been planning my trip to Tierra Del Fuego for years and now...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 123,145
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Wilbers install

I rode the XLV today and I'm pretty happy with the shock, the sag worked out fine as shipped. Now I need to work on the front brake noise, any ideas?

Steve
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 123,145
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Sag appears to be close from the factory

Sag appears to be close from the factory
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 123,145
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Wilbers Shock

My Wilbers shock arrived and I installed this weekend. I was able to remove the old shock without removing the swing arm by removing the shock bolts, the shock link completely and then just removing...
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 123,145
Posted By Menasco Pirate
shock length

I'm trying to order a Wilbers shock

They are asking for shock length which surprises me

Any body know the eye to eye length and travel?

Steve
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 4,960,575
Posted By Menasco Pirate
I'm sure Mark has this covered. I had a very bad...

I'm sure Mark has this covered. I had a very bad vibration in the front AT brake when I picked the bike up in Colorado. The first thing I did before riding it home to SoCal was to remove all the leg...
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 4,960,575
Posted By Menasco Pirate
NX650 Bottom Tripple Clamp

I have a used NX650 BTC yours free on the TA Scholarship plan if you want it. Not sure of it's condition

Steve
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 4,960,575
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Dave

Dave, wishing for a speedy recovery for you and your bike. Keep us posted on your recovery.

Steve
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13,883
Views: 4,859,709
Posted By Menasco Pirate
At seat pan

Nope, someone liked it more than us
Steve
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13,883
Views: 4,859,709
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Seat pan

Hey Ladder, I'm going to bid on the seat pan. I have several seats but have not come up with one I like best. If I can find a reasonable pan, I'm off to have a custom seat fabricated. If someone...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 4,960,575
Posted By Menasco Pirate
I have had great luck using a hairdryer or heat...

I have had great luck using a hairdryer or heat gun (used carefully). Don't heat it more than your fingers can stand to pull it off.

Steve
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 4,960,575
Posted By Menasco Pirate
I went out last night to ride the Moonstone TA,...

I went out last night to ride the Moonstone TA, and guess what? Oh well the CDI harness crimps are now soldered! 2 wires were loose in their connector pins.
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 4,960,575
Posted By Menasco Pirate
I have experienced this on all three of my TA's....

I have experienced this on all three of my TA's. The CDI holders on all three were upgraded to the new style when replacing the CDI's. However I replaced CDI's twice on my 90 Moonstone.

Closer...
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13,883
Views: 4,859,709
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Andy and Friend

Thanks for the great pictures and all the help with my bikes Andy. You need to post your girl friend in the Girl on an Motorcycle thread. Not to many real riders!

Steve
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 4,960,575
Posted By Menasco Pirate
:lol3 Thanks Ladder! Try this link to the...

:lol3 Thanks Ladder!

Try this link to the Vendor area

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=537336&page=18 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=537336&page=18)

I put...
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 4,960,575
Posted By Menasco Pirate
TA Center Stand Trials

Just posted my second Center Stand trial in the Vendor section.

Mike made a couple of mods and it works pretty well. The distance under rhe rear tire is slightly less than a 2x4

Steve
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Forum: Beasts 01-23-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By Menasco Pirate
I picked up a switched fuse in the fuse box and...

I picked up a switched fuse in the fuse box and added a pig tail from this point then ran it to a relay. Works great. I run my grips, heated jacket, hot seat, GPS and cell phone from this relay.
...
Forum: Vendors 01-23-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 77,054
Posted By Menasco Pirate
TA Center Stand test fit #2

I installed the new improved center stand on my 1990 TA today. It fit much better than the last one. Yes it was in the upper 60's here today and the sun was really nice! I spent the whole day...
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 77,054
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Got stand?

Yes I received it yesturday. I'll get it installed late tonight or more likely Sunday and report. I'm still at work today on a proposal effort, but the company in it's great wisdom has scheduled a...
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13,883
Views: 4,859,709
Posted By Menasco Pirate
the Funk

A bit of an Ailurophobic too!
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 4,960,575
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Damn, mines Blue Steve

Damn, mines Blue

Steve
Forum: Vendors 01-19-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 35,950
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Anti Vapor recovery tool

Yepper, happy camper here. Works great. I also used it on my gas can.

Good Luck

Steve
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,556
Posted By Menasco Pirate
TA Center Stand

I reported on my trial fitting in the Vendor section (Cigar Mike)

It looks good, but needs a little more work.
...
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 77,054
Posted By Menasco Pirate
TA Center Stand

I agree Brad, I'm a NX650 owner too!



Here are some shots with the center stand in the up position....
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 77,054
Posted By Menasco Pirate
TA Center Stand

Happy to play Mike, It's a great start.

I forgot to shoot a picture from the side with the center stand retracted. I'll get to it later today.

Steve
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 4,960,575
Posted By Menasco Pirate
TA Center Stand

I installed one of Cigar Mike's prototype stands on my 90 TA today.

It still has some bugs, but later I was looking at the bike thinking, why can't I have a rear flat now!

I posted comments...
Forum: Vendors 01-15-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 77,054
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Center Stand for the Transalp

Mike was kind enough to send me a center stand for my 89 or 90 TA for test fitting and trials. I have had no business relationship with Mike and have never met him but look forward to meeting him...
Forum: Vendors 01-12-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 77,054
Posted By Menasco Pirate
I'll shoot a bunch as I put it on Steve

I'll shoot a bunch as I put it on

Steve
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 77,054
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Got the test stand

I received the center stand yesterday and it looks great. Off to install and report by this weekend.

Steve
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-06-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,913
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Full already?

IS there a stand by list?
Forum: Beasts 01-06-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17,087
Views: 4,960,575
Posted By Menasco Pirate
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 35,950
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Got it

Thanks

Off to try it

Steve
Forum: Vendors 01-01-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 77,054
Posted By Menasco Pirate
Looking Good

Do you have a weight yet?

Let me know when I can order one!
Also have a several stock TA's for fit check availible in CA

Steve
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