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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:03 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
You'll be looking for rub spots in a lot of...

You'll be looking for rub spots in a lot of places.
Here's a writeup to get you started...
http://www.klr650.net/forums/showthread.php?t=84682

But, it does sound like it could be a fuel or air...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16,543
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Posted By PiffleMaster
I use a Garmin Zumo 390LM. Lee, Travis,...

I use a Garmin Zumo 390LM.
Lee, Travis, Jonathan and Greg use the Garmin Zumo 660, which is no longer in production. (Superseded by the 665LM)

Both available in Canada at GPSCity...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 10:07 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Many posts on this, check for wiring shorts...

Many posts on this, check for wiring shorts...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 09:16 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
I went up a hill once, clutch was fine. Got to...

I went up a hill once, clutch was fine.
Got to the top, started down.
Clutch was fine.
16/43 of the way down, clutch let go.
I was fucked.
But nobody died.
Got a tow to town, all was good....
Forum: Canada 01-28-2015, 04:13 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Lovely!

Lovely!
Forum: Canada 01-28-2015, 11:45 AM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
On to the beer then. The heck with...

On to the beer then. The heck with water.:beer[/QUOTE]

:thumb
Forum: Canada 01-28-2015, 11:15 AM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Death Valley...

Good stuff, sounds like just the thing to ward off the winter blahs...
Cheers!
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 07:59 PM
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Views: 1,698,615
Posted By PiffleMaster
Can't remember where I got mine (it was 4 years...

Can't remember where I got mine (it was 4 years ago) but this may have been it:
http://www.formtechservices.com/dirtly/www.dirtly.com/Sliders.html
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 06:08 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
I replaced my slider with an aftermarket slider...

I replaced my slider with an aftermarket slider (plastic) which is much more durable. Didn't saw through the swing arm though... :eek1
Forum: Canada 01-27-2015, 09:11 AM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Taken off his bike and into a guardrail on the...

Taken off his bike and into a guardrail on the Cabot Trail when a deer leapt out of the bush.
Dave (DrCool on Advrider) was a friend to all who met him. He's missed.
Forum: Canada 01-26-2015, 07:52 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
And now for something different...

An old acquaintance.
Deer suck.

http://www.piffleco.com/motorcycle/DRCool%20-%20Dave%20Morrison.jpg
Forum: Canada 01-26-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16,543
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Yeah, I remember the good ol' days when free...

Yeah, I remember the good ol' days when free shipping was $60.
$100 sucks.
Oh wait, that's less than the cost of a carton of smokes.
Never mind, my bad...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 15,514
Views: 1,698,615
Posted By PiffleMaster
I use the Intiminators with great success. They...

I use the Intiminators with great success. They eliminated the front end dive when brakes are applied.
The big plus I found with them is that you just drop them in and reassemble. My son has the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15,514
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Posted By PiffleMaster
I had an issue with mine that drove me buggy as...

I had an issue with mine that drove me buggy as well, swapped many parts, still couldn't sort it.
Last resort was to wire up a used bike harness. Problem solved.

Looking at the original harness,...
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 08:19 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 06:40 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Great idea!

Great idea!
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 06:18 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
They don't give you the stamp when you make it...

They don't give you the stamp when you make it through the border at Poker Creek. (Canada to USA...)
You ask them to stamp your passport for posterity (that's what I did)... and they direct you...
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 06:10 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Oh... Me buy!

Oh... Me buy!
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 05:02 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Yeah, all the hype, yet nothing on their site....

Yeah, all the hype, yet nothing on their site. :-(

http://idratherberiding.com/2014/05/13/the-honda-africa-twin-is-back/
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 04:59 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Nope, reread my post, it's been corrected...

Nope, reread my post, it's been corrected...
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 04:51 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Yeah, what about the new Honda ADV bike? :rofl

Yeah, what about the new Honda ADV bike? :rofl
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 04:50 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Rotella 0W40, non synthetic, if you plan on...

Rotella 0W40, non synthetic, if you plan on running in the cold. :D
(Let the oil war begin... )

Edit: Oops, my bad, it's synthetic!
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16,543
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Posted By PiffleMaster
When I had the 705, it kept getting stronger and...

When I had the 705, it kept getting stronger and stronger every time I rode it until I'd put about 20,000 KM on it. I figure that's when it was finally broken in. :thumb
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 04:15 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
How was the wind out there on the bald prairie?...

How was the wind out there on the bald prairie? Had me skittering sideways on the ice out by Universal's shop.
My fault not trusting the studs as much as I have in the past. Been off the bike for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 04:08 PM
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Views: 1,698,615
Posted By PiffleMaster
As others have stated, a good mod is the KLX...

As others have stated, a good mod is the KLX needle.
I haven't lost any mileage running either a 705 or a 719 with the stock jet and a KLX needle in the #2 slot, but I also did the tweetie and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 04:02 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 03:50 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Recommend you also pull the swingarm bolt and...

Recommend you also pull the swingarm bolt and grease it and the bearings as well. Corrosion gets bad enough on it, that it'll mean wrecking the bolt and bearings taking it off, if left too long. Kawi...
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 03:42 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
"riding in heat is more dangerous than riding in...

"riding in heat is more dangerous than riding in cold."...
Rode out to St Andrews and back today, didn't have a drink either way. :wink:
Ended up working on computers rather than bikes though; not...
Forum: Canada 01-22-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16,543
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Summer Ride...

Just got an email from a nephew asking for tips regarding a ride he has planned to the American southwest in July.
He also inquired about using a CPAP machine when camping.
Thought I'd share my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15,514
Views: 1,698,615
Posted By PiffleMaster
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 03:48 PM
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Views: 1,698,615
Posted By PiffleMaster
Um, don't take this personal, but an upgrade from...

Um, don't take this personal, but an upgrade from fom a "Bell" can be huge, for a lot less than $350.
That said, any helmet can be an upgrade from a beanie...
Cheers!
Forum: Canada 01-18-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16,543
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Just to be clear, it isn't necessary to run a...

Just to be clear, it isn't necessary to run a higher compression with the added displacement. In this case, that was a choice that Daryl made. On all of my big bores, including the 719, I've stuck...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15,514
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Posted By PiffleMaster
The thing that had me check the plugs as a very...

The thing that had me check the plugs as a very last resort, was they had worked flawlessly from new for two weeks - before the intermittent issue came up.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15,514
Views: 1,698,615
Posted By PiffleMaster
Over the course of 6 weeks, an intermittent...

Over the course of 6 weeks, an intermittent stumble on my RT had me chasing all sorts of things to try and find the cause\cure.
Bike would stumble at speed "sometimes", but would become...
Forum: Canada 01-11-2015, 04:54 PM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Looks good Greg, but in the last picture I think...

Looks good Greg, but in the last picture I think the new blanking plate looks upside down... :-)
Forum: Canada 01-11-2015, 08:47 AM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Yup, and that's not his good side either!

Yup, and that's not his good side either!
Forum: Canada 01-08-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16,543
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Posted By PiffleMaster
Not me. Sick as a dog with this damn flu. Glad be...

Not me. Sick as a dog with this damn flu. Glad be be inactive and warm in my lazyboy. :(:
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 08:50 AM
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Posted By PiffleMaster
I really was having brain farts yesterday. That...

I really was having brain farts yesterday. That should have read "-10" instead of 10. Doh!
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 15,514
Views: 1,698,615
Posted By PiffleMaster
Yer absolutely right. I was having a brain fart...

Yer absolutely right. I was having a brain fart when I wrote that!
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15,514
Views: 1,698,615
Posted By PiffleMaster
Leave the stock jet, put in the dynojet needle on...

Leave the stock jet, put in the dynojet needle on #2 position...
Check the spark plug for colour from time to time. Adjust accordingly. No worries.
Cheers!
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