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Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 09:40 AM
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Posted By Ohio_Danimal
So move man move......what's stopping you?

So move man move......what's stopping you?
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 03:05 PM
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Views: 351,909
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
His SV is a second gen. His '09 has a harness...

His SV is a second gen.
His '09 has a harness with dual coils and lead for the twin plugs. It can easily be adapted for a single plug 2nd gen motor (03-06)

And my single plug 06 motor in my 03...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 08:08 AM
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Views: 351,909
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Buy a used motor. All 2nd gen motors are...

Buy a used motor. All 2nd gen motors are swappable.Just cap off one plug wire.
I swapped a newer motor into my 2003 SV. Wasn't that difficult. Tag both sides of each connector and plug and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Thanks Murph. It was a fun trip with only a few...

Thanks Murph. It was a fun trip with only a few minor issues.

I have been down there inumerable times, but each time I get back home I want to turn right back around.

The SV now has just...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u123/Danimal_al...

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u123/Danimal_album_photos/2014%20Gap%20Trip/100_0671_zps981b6eab.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
We rode to Maggie Valley to see the Wheel through...

We rode to Maggie Valley to see the Wheel through Time Museum. Some cool stuff there. I took a bunch of pics. Let me know if anyone wants to see them
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Getting closer to the Smokies. ...

Getting closer to the Smokies.
http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u123/Danimal_album_photos/2014%20Gap%20Trip/100_0568_zps7fadecf1.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
This trip to the Gap was supposed to be special...

This trip to the Gap was supposed to be special for several reasons, the main one being that my last two trips down there ended in the hospital with broken legs.
Two years ago, heading down to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Some pics of a ride I took last week around the...

Some pics of a ride I took last week around the state of Michigan.

Morning leaving NE Ohio...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
I would start by draining the gas tank, putting...

I would start by draining the gas tank, putting in a fresh tank with a half bottle of Sea Foam.

Run it hard like that for a while and see if it helps. Could be simply a partially clogged pilot...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-21-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 323,694
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u123/Danimal_al...

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u123/Danimal_album_photos/10_20_13ride/100_0179_zpsbb6c1788.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2,027
Views: 1,048,404
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Thanks once again for sharing your story with us....

Thanks once again for sharing your story with us.
Where to next? Sounds like you need a change to something more laid back.
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Stock brake line works, although you need to...

Stock brake line works, although you need to either get a pressure activated switch for the rear brake light, or rig a way to use the stock spring/switch (which I did...was easy)

It comes with a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Here's one showing the shifter side. Note the...

Here's one showing the shifter side. Note the mount plate is non-adjustable, and bolts directly to the frame. Nice and clean. Dual sealed cartridge bearings on the lever pivots as well. Noticeable...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Yes, my bike was an "N" when new (2003) ...

Yes, my bike was an "N" when new (2003)

Only the subframe on the 2003s is different. (meaning different side panels, different seat) the rear end on the 2003 was higher, which also gave a higher...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
They cost $250 IIRC. He only made the one...

They cost $250 IIRC.

He only made the one set of lower, non-adjustable plates for me, but I'll ask if he coiuld make another,

They are about 1" down and 3/4" fwd from the 2003 naked peg...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
I appreciate the offer Niles. I may take you up...

I appreciate the offer Niles. I may take you up on it.
As far as I am concerned, there is no downside to the 180 swap. I do now believe that the 180 rear will give me more miles between...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
I have already ordered replacement turn signals. ...

I have already ordered replacement turn signals.

The rearsets on both sides were damaged, and they were a one-off custom machined set (lower and further fwd for comfort, dbl bearings, slick) and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
I looked again and you're right Max. The ADV boot...

I looked again and you're right Max. The ADV boot does have an anti-roll mechanism. Maybe more boot than I want though. Will consider it though now that I looked again based on your comment,
Thanks
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Have looked at Adventure boots, and while they...

Have looked at Adventure boots, and while they offer excellent ankle protection from impact, they do not have mechanisms designed to prevent ankle twist or side roll (which is what I want)
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
I know...it's a roll of the fucking dice every...

I know...it's a roll of the fucking dice every time.

I did settle on a boot. Awesome ankle protection, waterproof, and not too crazy expensive....
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Thanks for trying to put a positive spin on it...

Thanks for trying to put a positive spin on it Max. You're right of course, but considering the low speed I was travelling, I was surprised at the damage.

Right now am shopping for full race...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Yeah...as I lay there after going down I took off...

Yeah...as I lay there after going down I took off my helmet and gloves (was starting to freak out a bit) and as I tried to stand up and push off the ground was amazed to see the center crown of the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Well, I won't be adding any more pics to this...

Well, I won't be adding any more pics to this thread for a while, as I crashed on my way down to the SVRider National Rally at Deals Gap.
Very odd crash. Hit ice (on June 1st...fucking ICE!) in the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,027
Views: 1,048,404
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Hope all is well Gene and Neda. Miss your updates.

Hope all is well Gene and Neda. Miss your updates.
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 102,488
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Subscribed...best of luck to you and take lots of...

Subscribed...best of luck to you and take lots of pictures:deal
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,576
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Can't be more unique than the 1982 Yamaha Vision....

Can't be more unique than the 1982 Yamaha Vision. I had several of them, and they were great all rounders (as long as you carried tools and a stator coil)...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Nice pics, and it looks like a fine Spring day...

Nice pics, and it looks like a fine Spring day you enjoyed. Hopefully this weekend the weather stays nice and I get get the SV down into WV and stretch her legs a bit.

I'll be riding down to the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Only have a few short rides in on it thus far...

Only have a few short rides in on it thus far (about 150 miles) and I must say...me likey a lot.
Feels funny for a lack of a better word, how easily the bike transitions over to a steep lean angle....
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2013, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Ohio_Danimal
:permazot

:permazot
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2013, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Ohio_Danimal
fuckin A. Shit's getting REAL!!:clap What a...

fuckin A. Shit's getting REAL!!:clap

What a fantastic ride report. Soo damn jealous. You're both my heros:freaky

Congrats you two...and best travels on this next leg!!
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
If that's what you're into, your posts belong in...

If that's what you're into, your posts belong in Jomama:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Ummm, there are ample write ups on ADV about...

Ummm, there are ample write ups on ADV about folks turning their SV's into dual sports, they just aren't in the Road Warriors forum, which is intended for street bikes.
I'd welcome them to the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,688
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Looks great Beet!:freaky Great minds think...

Looks great Beet!:freaky

Great minds think alike. I also mounted HID projectors as well, except I painted the dress ring flat black to match the reflectors (and no Halo for me)

Any day now...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,161
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Maybe you misread something, but my SV had well...

Maybe you misread something, but my SV had well over 100,000 when I chose to put a new motor in. The original motor was running well just consuming oil. (sound familiar Harley owner?). For under $400...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,161
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Who really cares what I HAD to do to my SV?? ...

Who really cares what I HAD to do to my SV??

Again, perhaps I mis-posted. Perhaps this thread is for ONLY bikes that shrug at 100,000 miles and keep going?

And I will repeat once more, I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,161
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
I think it looks fine with the large cases....in...

I think it looks fine with the large cases....in fact, I like having them so much, I decided to not care any more about how they looked. They rarely are taken off the bike any more....
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,161
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Not sure how to reply. Screw what up? The...

Not sure how to reply.

Screw what up? The SV because I haul luggage? Really? Let alone my 230 lb fat ass? You are kidding right?

Even fully loaded I average 50 mpg. In fact, this motor is...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,161
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
Put a used 2006 motor with 8000 miles on it in...

Put a used 2006 motor with 8000 miles on it in her last Winter.
The stock motor was still running OK at over 100,000 miles, but worn valve guides had it losing a quart every thousand miles or so.
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,161
Posted By Ohio_Danimal
2003 SV650, purchased used in 2007 with 7200...

2003 SV650, purchased used in 2007 with 7200 miles.
Now at 132,000 miles.
http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u123/Danimal_album_photos/11_22_12/100_3905.jpg
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