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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-06-2015, 03:36 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
And your forum name is.......

And your forum name is.......
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 46,385
Posted By Old Git Ray
They take a bit more abuse than that. Mine has...

They take a bit more abuse than that. Mine has saved my bacon on many occasions from belly landings on big rocks.

http://i310.photobucket.com/albums/kk402/OldGitRay/sized_IMG_1260.jpg
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By Old Git Ray
You could take it off, remove the back, reconnect...

You could take it off, remove the back, reconnect the main plug. Turn the ignition on and VERY carefully, short out the solder joints (as per the S10 thread quoted above) and see if the reading...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Mine went in warranty and was changed after 4k...

Mine went in warranty and was changed after 4k miles.

They are easy to take off and as the warranty is out, you could dimsantle it and squirt some WD40 in the switch. You will also see how easy...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 46,385
Posted By Old Git Ray
I had a brand new GSA (before my S10) and the day...

I had a brand new GSA (before my S10) and the day the 'Service' light came up and I asked the dealer how to turn it off was it's death knoll. He replied bring it in for a service and we will do it. I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-25-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 46,385
Posted By Old Git Ray
Like it says on page 6-5 of the 2011-2013 user...

Like it says on page 6-5 of the 2011-2013 user manual. :dunno

PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND ADJUST: Item 14. Brake pedal pivot shaft: Lubricate with lithium soap based grease. Every 6000 miles (UK...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 26,521
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Who is this guy Pluric ? :scratch . . . ....

Who is this guy Pluric ? :scratch
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-21-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,068
Posted By Old Git Ray
The CCT is around $130 and the Basket is asround...

The CCT is around $130 and the Basket is asround £500. Add on a gasket, clutch nut and you are in for about £700 in parts.

I hasten to add, the Basket is only a mod to reduce vibration at around ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 301
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Posted By Old Git Ray
I had no problem with mine in Colombia. :dunno

I had no problem with mine in Colombia. :dunno
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26,521
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Posted By Old Git Ray
You might not have said it but it ain't far from...

You might not have said it but it ain't far from the truth......

I couldn't keep up..... ya nutter...:rofl

:hide
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2014, 10:24 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Most of them are adequate for most things. The...

Most of them are adequate for most things. The Rumbux is more of a system than a plate and is bomb proof but may exceed your requirements in terms of cost and need.

I have an SW Motech one that...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2014, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
It is bolted, at the rear, straight into the...

It is bolted, at the rear, straight into the sump. It has a small amount of give but when that is used up, like when hitting a rock, it rips the thread part out of the sump leaving a big hole in it....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 62,859
Posted By Old Git Ray
His response may have been on topic but it was...

His response may have been on topic but it was hardly useful. The way he put it across makes him appear like a complete twat and he loses any credibility because of it. (Note: I have not called him a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9,110
Views: 2,040,208
Posted By Old Git Ray
Maybe you Allan but not your immigration...

Maybe you Allan but not your immigration service.... :cry



Doug and Bob..... about my intellect level. Red Green hmmm.... no far too clever for me.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9,110
Views: 2,040,208
Posted By Old Git Ray
Looking through the photos on the last few pages...

Looking through the photos on the last few pages is making me realy start to dislike you North Americans (and I include the Canucks in that).:wink:

They are truly spectacular. Thanks for making me...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2014, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Gotta confess.... ya got me there...

Gotta confess.... ya got me there...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2014, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
I agree, but is there any need to have them...

I agree, but is there any need to have them copied 3 (almost) times ???
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 26,521
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Nice..... ...

Nice.....

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13344069&postcount=2966

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13374858&postcount=3017
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 26,521
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Posted By Old Git Ray
No Happy now ? Sadly not a very...

No



Happy now ?

Sadly not a very useful reply but something like what you appear to want. :hide

(From a happy SW Motech GPS mount user. :scratch)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-06-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By Old Git Ray
Look what was in the post when I got home...

Look what was in the post when I got home today....

http://i310.photobucket.com/albums/kk402/OldGitRay/sized_P1020467a_zps95f099c6.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-06-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By Old Git Ray
As others have said above, bang for buck, it is...

As others have said above, bang for buck, it is without doubt the best thing you can do to the bike. It is expensive but the difference is night and day. You cannot do anything to the exhaust or...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By Old Git Ray
You couldn't abuse it any more the Pluric...

You couldn't abuse it any more the Pluric does.........:hide
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By Old Git Ray
It is an after market mod, and the best one you...

It is an after market mod, and the best one you can do IMHO. I would think it is possible to invalidate your warranty but I have not heard of anyone having the problem in the 3-4 years it has been...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-03-2014, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-02-2014, 12:12 AM
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Hmmmmm...... Nice photo.... De-javu comes...

Hmmmmm...... Nice photo....

De-javu comes to mind :lol3:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26,521
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Posted By Old Git Ray
Congrats.... they are a serious PITA. Are...

Congrats.... they are a serious PITA.

Are you taking bets on the full 3 weeks ?



Isn't that how you got into this mess in the first place ???
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-25-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,438
Posted By Old Git Ray
Last August Jim and Lisa invited us to his place...

Last August Jim and Lisa invited us to his place in Colorado Springs, sadly their home was burned down in a forest fire but we still met them for a meal. The pair were delightful and our thoughts go...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-22-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By Old Git Ray
Sorry, I forgot, we're in the metric system. It...

Sorry, I forgot, we're in the metric system. It should read cm's not inches...:cry
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-21-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By Old Git Ray
Strange really, Karen and I struggle with the...

Strange really, Karen and I struggle with the difference between 8" and 5". :dunno
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-21-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By Old Git Ray
They figured out that a quantity of the most...

They figured out that a quantity of the most common substance on the surface of the planet might as well equal a base unit for weight. Oh, and they were French :huh

As for spannners.......at least...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-19-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26,521
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Posted By Old Git Ray
48k, but the last time I checked the valves I did...

48k, but the last time I checked the valves I did it by the time honoured method and was put on the right track (i.e - given a bollocking :cry) by my dealer. That time they were all in spec and that...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-19-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By Old Git Ray
I did my valves this week (all tight :huh) and...

I did my valves this week (all tight :huh) and changed the tensioner and chain at the same time. I was advised by other inmates not to bother with the chain but decided to do it anyway as it had...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-19-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 62,859
Posted By Old Git Ray
Hot off the press. Any UK dealer will give...

Hot off the press.

Any UK dealer will give you an great out of the door price for an ES model at a meagre $20,100. :eek1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-16-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By Old Git Ray
The way you play at life you act like man half...

The way you play at life you act like man half your age and I applaude you. :D

Happy Birthday Rick :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-14-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 62,859
Posted By Old Git Ray
Sorry....it was so easy.:wink:

Sorry....it was so easy.:wink:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-13-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 62,859
Posted By Old Git Ray
Dream on Son. FWIW I upgraded to a cheaper...

Dream on Son.

FWIW I upgraded to a cheaper to maintain S10 from a GSA and if I had wanted more power I would have bought a R1 or a Blade not a sheep following clitoris bike.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By Old Git Ray
Where do you get this stuff from ???? ...

Where do you get this stuff from ????



This has always been my problem. I see a lot on here about this and that wicked suspension but in all honesty, I rarely have the talent or skill to know a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-11-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By Old Git Ray
What does the K1 and K2 mean ??? EDIT:..... ...

What does the K1 and K2 mean ???

EDIT:..... Derrrrr.... I figured it out. :fpalm
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-09-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 26,521
Views: 5,129,466
Posted By Old Git Ray
Only 4 !!!. With your history, clearly, you have...

Only 4 !!!. With your history, clearly, you have not bought enough. :lol3

Sorry to hear about your mate.... :cry Just shows we need to live life to the full.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-08-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 62,859
Posted By Old Git Ray
:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3 That has got to be...

:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3

That has got to be Photoshopped....... steel is strong but there are limits :eek1
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