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Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,720
Posted By gixxersteph
I was entrusted with the safe keeping of one of...

I was entrusted with the safe keeping of one of these beauties for about a year
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10,020
Views: 1,590,288
Posted By gixxersteph
Wiseblood. I just looked at pictures of the...

Wiseblood.

I just looked at pictures of the footpeg setup on the SMR. It's a completely different design from the SD - no way it'll work, unless there are mounting tabs I do not see
:cry


...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10,020
Views: 1,590,288
Posted By gixxersteph
I have a spare set of SD controls you might...

I have a spare set of SD controls
you might have to come to NJ to check them out
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 167,294
Posted By gixxersteph
anyone else

me thinks this is a TDM850 mark II
it's really growing on me
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 38,866
Posted By gixxersteph
I've owned an airhead, a SRX6, R11RT, K12RS,...

I've owned an airhead, a SRX6, R11RT, K12RS, GSXR1000R, 3rd Gen VFR, K1200S, SV650S and a KTM Superduke.

Owner was probably a good 40 lbs over my weight so I suspect that the issues were...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 38,866
Posted By gixxersteph
tires were a little squared off, not the original...

tires were a little squared off, not the original stockers and when I mentioned my thoughts to the owner (private party - not a dealer) he assured me that the tire pressure had been checked before...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 38,866
Posted By gixxersteph
I did get a chance at at test ride and was...

I did get a chance at at test ride and was bitterly disappointed. :cry
I am nit sure if it was a badly set up bike, worn tires or some other issue, but the bike was SO hard to turn, from a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 376,927
Posted By gixxersteph
Try this...

Try this thread....http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=874262
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35,684
Views: 9,038,717
Posted By gixxersteph
AYE:clap

AYE:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 35,684
Views: 9,038,717
Posted By gixxersteph
I've been following the germination of these...

I've been following the germination of these projects for some time
Following the Colin Chapman philosophy of adding lightness

http://www.palatov.com/

and the blog:
http://dpcars.net/

OK...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 35,684
Views: 9,038,717
Posted By gixxersteph
I was going to point that out, but mine reads the...

I was going to point that out, but mine reads the same.
:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 35,684
Views: 9,038,717
Posted By gixxersteph
I would place my on the crash bungs, problem...

I would place my on the crash bungs, problem solved. :clap
She's standing on the pegs for a reason, no?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 35,684
Views: 9,038,717
Posted By gixxersteph
Wicked He forgot to pull a wheely. How can you check...

He forgot to pull a wheely. How can you check tire pressure when the front wheel is still turning. Silly boy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 35,684
Views: 9,038,717
Posted By gixxersteph
is that a truck tire on a bike? trying to...

is that a truck tire on a bike?

trying to start a new round of discussions about alternate tire sources :deal:clap:deal

what's next 747 or even space shuttle tires? at least the are somewhat...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 35,684
Views: 9,038,717
Posted By gixxersteph
it says Aerostich on the left chest pocket :evil...

it says Aerostich on the left chest pocket :evil

Technically though, these waterproof leathers are made in China I believe.
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,975
Views: 406,077
Posted By gixxersteph
Great. Will give it a go.

Great. Will give it a go.
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,975
Views: 406,077
Posted By gixxersteph
I have an '05 S as well. I had a set of Honda...

I have an '05 S as well.
I had a set of Honda F3 forks that I had adapted to the SV lowers (both are Showa products). The legs are longer and I actually have about 3 inches or so of the forks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 35,684
Views: 9,038,717
Posted By gixxersteph
Nice Fourth Gen Esprit neighbor had the V8...

Nice Fourth Gen Esprit
neighbor had the V8 version in the same color :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 494,334
Posted By gixxersteph
All good on the hunting idle Throttle cable...

All good on the hunting idle
Throttle cable adjustment was the key

Thanks
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-16-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 494,334
Posted By gixxersteph
Thanks Lou Tried that. Gotta go for a ride...

Thanks Lou

Tried that. Gotta go for a ride to test

Will let you know
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-16-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 494,334
Posted By gixxersteph
idle won't settle

hello collective

I did a quick scan of this thread but did not find any mention of an idle issue that mimics the one I am experiencing.

I uploaded a map that I had used previously and am now...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,819
Posted By gixxersteph
where is this bike, and is it still available?

where is this bike, and is it still available?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35,684
Views: 9,038,717
Posted By gixxersteph
or early 90s CBR 900s ...

or early 90s CBR 900s

http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/NieAZREXi6U/maxresdefault.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-07-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24,393
Views: 1,681,763
Posted By gixxersteph
If I could I would move Or if I had the balls...

If I could I would move
Or if I had the balls to pick up and leave.
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,975
Views: 406,077
Posted By gixxersteph
I would let my 2005 go for 3000 About 16000...

I would let my 2005 go for 3000
About 16000 miles and a slip on

I am just a few miles from NYC
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-27-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,663
Posted By gixxersteph
Try a clutch fluid flush first. I use synthetic...

Try a clutch fluid flush first. I use synthetic ATF
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By gixxersteph
No inner snap ring. I don't know if it was not...

No inner snap ring. I don't know if it was not installed or broke. I can I find any evidence of metal chips or any scratch marks in and around the balance what or the clutch or any of the other...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-26-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,663
Posted By gixxersteph
That is what my filters look like

That is what my filters look like
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,663
Posted By gixxersteph
from superduke.net lower temp. options: ...

from superduke.net

lower temp. options:

SUZUKI : 17680 50 F1

ECHLIN : FS154
AC DELCO : A1854
STANDARD : TS306
4 SEASONS : 36567
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,663
Posted By gixxersteph
No harm in checking the impeller since you have...

No harm in checking the impeller since you have everything apart
Use a thermostT switch with a lower value than the stock unit - I think there is a cross reference of non LTM parts that work.

I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By gixxersteph
Zorba Thread lock was not compromised. As...

Zorba

Thread lock was not compromised. As for the pieces of the pump, indeed they were to be found in the coolant system. When I drained the system lots of black dust like particles came out. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By gixxersteph
New impeller and housing have been ordered. I'll...

New impeller and housing have been ordered. I'll order a new shaft and seal kit as well. Clutch cover will be pulled tonight or tomorrow morning.
The shaft will spin, I cannot move it in or out by...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By gixxersteph
judging what Pyndon found: ...

judging what Pyndon found:

http://pyndon.smugmug.com/photos/116313439-M.jpg

and the distance that the shaft on my bike protrudes and the above make me think the issue is deeper, or at least at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-22-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,663
Posted By gixxersteph
see my problem - not sure if it's just the...

see my problem - not sure if it's just the impeller or goes deeper.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24218700&postcount=15
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By gixxersteph
some answers - some questions

my question first - it's a two part Q

1) should the impeller spin freely? I took the cover off and was able to spin with little effort
2) should the impeller not be spinning when the engine is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-21-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By gixxersteph
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By gixxersteph
Not much dirt with the Superduke. I pulled the...

Not much dirt with the Superduke.
I pulled the radiator to aid in cleaning and the fins were in good shape and all was clean. The problem is either a hot spot caused by air in the system, or a lack...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By gixxersteph
I raise the front by placing a car ramp on a step...

I raise the front by placing a car ramp on a step and rolling the bike up same. it's about 15-20 inches off the ground. I also lean the bike to the left to get the bubbles to move.

I suppose I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By gixxersteph
hi guys no oil in coolant. bike had about...

hi guys
no oil in coolant. bike had about 500-600 miles from it's last service where the coolant had been flushed and replaced - and burped. It was after those 500-600 miles that the bike suddenly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By gixxersteph
overheating issue

I've got a overheating issue that I have not been able to find mentioned previously - or just haven't searched diligently enough. Bike is a 2008 standard Superduke. I have the SAS delete, Leo Vinces,...
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