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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,165
Posted By vnp514
Down for #2 Thanks Pete

Down for #2

Thanks

Pete
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-19-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 394,481
Posted By vnp514
Got to work early the following morning-I'm out. ...

Got to work early the following morning-I'm out.

Pete
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,786
Posted By vnp514
Get one of these-works just fine: ...

Get one of these-works just fine:

http://www.warmnsafe.com/dual-remote-control-replacement-upgrade-discount/

Pete
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 282,173
Posted By vnp514
Wolfman Racks-not crash tested(yet) Pete

Wolfman Racks-not crash tested(yet)

Pete
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 282,173
Posted By vnp514
Mosko Bags On WR250

Got the Backcountry Bags. Install took less than 30 minutes-easy peasy.

http://pete514.smugmug.com/WR250-MOSKO-BAGS/i-nB3WCRf/0/M/DSCN1381-M.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,548,449
Posted By vnp514
So this means you don't have to pay for the...

So this means you don't have to pay for the wedding -Right??

:evil

Pete
Forum: Vendors 09-24-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 282,173
Posted By vnp514
Appreciate the update Pete- Thanks!! ...

Appreciate the update Pete-

Thanks!!

Pete(The other one)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,548,449
Posted By vnp514
Tony, Were you able to reuse the clutch...

Tony,

Were you able to reuse the clutch cover gasket? When I sent my ECU to you for the reflash, I remember that right side was a bit "busy" with cables and such. Do I need to unplug/move cables...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-31-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,548,449
Posted By vnp514
Did you happen to take a few pics for those of us...

Did you happen to take a few pics for those of us that are wrench challenged? :evil

Pete
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-23-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,865
Posted By vnp514
First I've heard of a radiator problem with this...

First I've heard of a radiator problem with this bike. I'd doubt Yamaha would warranty this(might be worth a try). Probably cheapest to take it to a radiator shop and have them brazen the leak-then...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-21-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,494
Posted By vnp514
Appreciate the reply. Passenger comfort is a...

Appreciate the reply. Passenger comfort is a plus!!

Pete
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,494
Posted By vnp514
Rollin, The Vision has always interested me....

Rollin,

The Vision has always interested me. If you wouldn't mind, how about a quick recap on the bike you have. Total miles, must have farkles for long distance travel, any major problems with...
Forum: Vendors 08-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,998
Views: 282,173
Posted By vnp514
Just got my P38-thanks! I am and will continue to...

Just got my P38-thanks! I am and will continue to be stoked about your gear. As I said in a previous email to you folks, I have no big rides I can't do with the gear I have now. You can put me down...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,395
Posted By vnp514
Appreciate the info-THANKS! Pete ...

Appreciate the info-THANKS!

Pete

ps-Still LOVING the flash you did to my ECM!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-09-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,395
Posted By vnp514
I just scanned my service manual last night...

I just scanned my service manual last night trying to figure how big a job changing out the CCT would be. Looks like you're almost at the point of doing a valve check by the time you get all the...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,270
Posted By vnp514
All info above. Keep your head warm-full face...

All info above. Keep your head warm-full face balaclava under your helmet helps. Do they salt the roads where you're at? Protect your bike if they do-read about ACF50. Good stuff.

Riding in winter...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By vnp514
Finally got me the tent I wanted at a decent...

Finally got me the tent I wanted at a decent price-Thanks! :clap

Pete
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,523
Posted By vnp514
Just to be clear, the Limelight 2 has one door,...

Just to be clear, the Limelight 2 has one door, the Limelight 3 has two doors. Both tents come with footprints and gear lofts.

Pete
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-14-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,840
Posted By vnp514
On the 2012 models I believe there was a fuel...

On the 2012 models I believe there was a fuel pump gasket leaking problem-be sure the dealer took care of that too. That and the headlight harness and mine has been reliable as a hammer.

Pete
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,744
Posted By vnp514
Trying to decide between the Hubba Hubba or the...

Trying to decide between the Hubba Hubba or the BA Wyoming Trail SL2 tent. Both look like a good kit.

Pete
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,744
Posted By vnp514
REI Outlet has a decent price on the MSR Hubba...

REI Outlet has a decent price on the MSR Hubba Hubba with gear shed. Are the tent stakes that come with the tent decent or do I need to buy others??

Thanks!

Pete
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-04-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,548,449
Posted By vnp514
:dunno Kind of sounds normal to me. On mine...

:dunno

Kind of sounds normal to me. On mine if I'm running into the wind it will run somewhat cooler. Maybe check/flush your antifreeze. Now if you're boiling over, you've got a concern.

Pete
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 394,481
Posted By vnp514
PM Sent Pete

PM Sent

Pete
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-16-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,394
Posted By vnp514
Protection First then do some reading here: ...

Protection First then do some reading here:

http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/index.php?topic=10252.0

Pete
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 394,481
Posted By vnp514
Went up to Sheep Creek Monday(up near NorthPort)....

Went up to Sheep Creek Monday(up near NorthPort). No pics of the two black bear and one cow elk I saw(they were up into the brush when they saw me) but the scenery was fantastic!
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 394,481
Posted By vnp514
I've heard nothing but good about Jet Hot. They...

I've heard nothing but good about Jet Hot. They are my next try. 13 years? I wonder if they'd look as good after a few winter rides? :evil
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 394,481
Posted By vnp514
Thumbs down After a two week wait, I got my ceramic coated...

After a two week wait, I got my ceramic coated exhaust back from Lake City:

http://pete514.smugmug.com/BEWARE-LAKE-CITY-POWDER/i-CWdz8KC/0/L/DSCN0920-L.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 394,481
Posted By vnp514
Maybe same ride I took a few days ago? ...

Maybe same ride I took a few days ago?

http://pete514.smugmug.com/Super-Tenere/i-PDSTP7x/0/M/DSCN0910-M.jpg (http://pete514.smugmug.com/Super-Tenere/i-PDSTP7x/A)
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 27,861
Views: 5,548,449
Posted By vnp514
I've got a 2012. I've never got 250 miles per...

I've got a 2012. I've never got 250 miles per tank.

Pete
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 394,481
Posted By vnp514
Couldn't get a hold of Lake City. After your...

Couldn't get a hold of Lake City. After your reply, I tried harder with my "Google FU" and got a better phone number-(208) 664-9485. Gonna give them a try. I'm thinking the other number(...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 394,481
Posted By vnp514
Ceramic Coating For Exhaust?

So this last winter my bike went from this:

http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll43/vnp514/URAL%20GEAR%20UP/DSCN2314_zps731adb18.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 48,943
Views: 10,178,841
Posted By vnp514
:rofl Two inmates above are faster typers...

:rofl

Two inmates above are faster typers than I am!

Pete
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48,943
Views: 10,178,841
Posted By vnp514
Isn't the 2nd picture showing the amount of...

Isn't the 2nd picture showing the amount of spring preload? Looks to me like the first pic shows that the bike is ALMOST lowered fully.

Pete

ps-here is a link or two:
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 48,943
Views: 10,178,841
Posted By vnp514
So the T63s are the same diameter(height) as the...

So the T63s are the same diameter(height) as the stock tires??

Thanks!

Pete
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 48,943
Views: 10,178,841
Posted By vnp514
I'm new to the WR250R(picked up a left over...

I'm new to the WR250R(picked up a left over 2012). I agree, the stock tires are not mud tires. I lowered my bike. I'd kind of like to stick with the same diameter size tires as stock(looks like the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,442
Posted By vnp514
Bingo! Pete

Bingo!

Pete
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-01-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 394,481
Posted By vnp514
Appreciate the reply-I'll check them out. ...

Appreciate the reply-I'll check them out.

Pete
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-30-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6,330
Views: 394,481
Posted By vnp514
After riding all winter long, my exhaust on my...

After riding all winter long, my exhaust on my Ural is less than stellar:


http://pete514.smugmug.com/Ural-Pics/i-7BMGSrN/0/M/DSCN0780-M.jpg (http://pete514.smugmug.com/Ural-Pics/i-7BMGSrN/A)
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 48,943
Views: 10,178,841
Posted By vnp514
Are you running stock gearing or????? Pete

Are you running stock gearing or?????

Pete
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 48,943
Views: 10,178,841
Posted By vnp514
You're on the other side of the country but if...

You're on the other side of the country but if ever we meet, I buy the first round!

Thanks!!!!!

Pete
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