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Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 03:45 AM
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Posted By SilverBullet
Expect a similar drop in mpg that a small car...

Expect a similar drop in mpg that a small car would see, approx 15-20%.

The Wing gets 40 mpg so pulling the bike and trailer I wouldn't expect more than 35 mpg. Plenty of newer small cars that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
I guess ugly is relative also. If you saw it in...

I guess ugly is relative also. If you saw it in person you would be impressed. Not as sexy looking as the stock tank but it does look good. And IMO looks better than stacking or strapping a couple...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
Expensive is relative though. Just be glad you...

Expensive is relative though. Just be glad you dont own a KTM 690 as the Safari for that bike is $100 more than ours.

$636.50 for a Safari tank w/locking gas cap delivered to your door is an...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
Cable is a standard USB, it is the custom adaptor...

Cable is a standard USB, it is the custom adaptor plug (with internal electronics) to TE630 diagnosis connector that is special. It costs $150 because Mikuni/Husqvarna charges >$500 so someone has...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By SilverBullet
Why not keep the DR as is and pick up a cheap...

Why not keep the DR as is and pick up a cheap street bike instead. Here's one for $800, bet $600-$700 would take it home, a little carb work and its probably good to go....
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
BRP/Scotts submount is the only one I'm aware of...

BRP/Scotts submount is the only one I'm aware of at ~$550, ouch! I did get a 20% off coupon from my buddy at LAB2V so that's why I have it on my radar before the coupon expires end of this year. Both...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
Yep it is really that easy. Do it first and...

Yep it is really that easy. Do it first and you'll probably find no reason to buy a JD tuner or PC-5. Both of those are add-ons to stock ECU so something else possible to go wrong also. Early back in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
+1 Exactly, we're out riding and no need to go...

+1
Exactly, we're out riding and no need to go into lengthy banter back and forth about this mod and that mod like other bikes. Of course always a few non essential things that can be done. I would...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
Bikebandit.com p/n is 1406591, plug that into...

Bikebandit.com
p/n is 1406591, plug that into search bar and it will come up. Click on "order without fitment" as their application chart doesnt have the TE630 loaded. $31.50 after AMA discount,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-22-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 32,411
Posted By SilverBullet
I couldnt find a promo code that worked either...

I couldnt find a promo code that worked either and since nobody posted anything new on this thread here is what I did. I called Spot and politely explained I know they have codes available at times...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-18-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 32,411
Posted By SilverBullet
Did you find a code that works yet? Anybody else?...

Did you find a code that works yet? Anybody else?

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Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 210,792
Posted By SilverBullet
Actually looks very clean to me. Just not...

Actually looks very clean to me. Just not polished and photos not focused well.



Christini FWD. Notice also in last picture the extra sprocket and chain that comes up the frame and under gas...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,960
Posted By SilverBullet
My guess is that price was for wheel on the bike...

My guess is that price was for wheel on the bike and if so is very reasonable. Also consider about $10 of that is sales tax and recycling fee. Most shops would be $85 or higher. Take your wheel off...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4,011
Views: 422,879
Posted By SilverBullet
But you said you couldn't locate any? SBG is...

But you said you couldn't locate any? SBG is correct, they are still available from Suzuki. I bought a complete set for my '91 two years ago. If you find some used ones on Ebay the price wont be that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
So +1hp over your bike with Power Commander? or...

So +1hp over your bike with Power Commander? or prior to your mapped PC?




Yes, M4 x 0.7mm is what you need.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
You could drop an easy 20+ lbs by going to a...

You could drop an easy 20+ lbs by going to a single FMF exhaust and a Li-Ion battery.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 210,792
Posted By SilverBullet
Not on your list but I have a reed valve that the...

Not on your list but I have a reed valve that the PO removed. Looks still good to my eyes.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
Thanks. My search didn't find it because I wasn't...

Thanks. My search didn't find it because I wasn't putting in the dash. Still don't know why I got unsubscribed though.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
TE610 thread

Anybody know what happened to the TE610 thread? My subscribed link is no longer showing up and I searched and can't find it. Did they merge it into this thread? Many things in common with our TE630's...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,585,892
Posted By SilverBullet
Maybe not, mine looks like that also but it's not...

Maybe not, mine looks like that also but it's not black it's blue. Flushed with the best value in high quality brake fluid you can buy.
ATE Super Blue...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
No fuel gauge only a low fuel warning light. When...

No fuel gauge only a low fuel warning light. When it comes on you have about 25 mile range only so better head straight for a petrol station. Or if you're in the outback riding alone better to use...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
That is a radical design compared to anything...

That is a radical design compared to anything else I've seen thus far. I will be welding mine soon and planned to do the standard gusset plates but this would be nearly 2X the strength I bet. I might...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,585,892
Posted By SilverBullet
I look at it more like the bike needs nothing but...

I look at it more like the bike needs nothing but a rider. Selling a bike with current tags, inspection and all maintenance current including an oil change if needed means the new buyer shouldn't...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
Ha ha Now by your own admission above you admit...

Ha ha
Now by your own admission above you admit it is not the same market. 50/50 -vs- 80/20 is clearly a different market. And why do you say pos? Have you ridden one or read the reviews? Are you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
Wrong. Competing with $5K KLR, DR and XR's is a...

Wrong. Competing with $5K KLR, DR and XR's is a completely different market than competing with $9K KTM's.

Does a $15K Honda Fit hatchback compete with a $25K Mazdaspeed 3 hatchback? Of course...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
TE wasn't replaced by the TR. TR is for a...

TE wasn't replaced by the TR. TR is for a different market at a different price point. They decided they wanted a piece of the 15,000 a year KLR market instead of the 1,000 a year KTM 690 market....
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,585,892
Posted By SilverBullet
I can think of two, $650 cost and it requires...

I can think of two, $650 cost and it requires fairly regular adjustments and tweaking to keep it working in top shape. It is not a set it and forget it setup. But still a very tempting addition,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,585,892
Posted By SilverBullet
First I ever heard of these but I really like the...

First I ever heard of these but I really like the concept. Please post back asap some videos and your review of them. I've resisted the bulky GoPro, Contour, Swan, etc. cameras so far but this I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
You can also get the compression adjusters...

You can also get the compression adjusters through Husky. TE610 came with them in for a few years. Sometimes Husky parts are better priced than aftermarket.

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Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,585,892
Posted By SilverBullet
Exactly, nice plated dirt bike but not a dual...

Exactly, nice plated dirt bike but not a dual sport. Lofty price tag and still no fuel injection? Now some will chime in that they prefer carb'd bikes still but really FI is now and the future. Why a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
Or could be one of many other fault codes as all...

Or could be one of many other fault codes as all display the same warning light. Take it back to the dealer and have them plug it into iBeat to see what's wrong. Probably they left something...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 210,792
Posted By SilverBullet
yes slightly worse, 24-26mpg _

yes slightly worse, 24-26mpg

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Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,585,892
Posted By SilverBullet
Use the 2008 parts catalog as bike identical to...

Use the 2008 parts catalog as bike identical to 2009. Husky did the same thing for the TE630. No 2010 catalog only model year 2011 but both years are identical.

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Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
That is very true, could actually be any number...

That is very true, could actually be any number of things. But since his tire is probably toast at 1,800 miles and needs to get a rim lock installed anyway makes sense to try that first. Rear tire is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
It's not the tank. 1,800 miles and you probably...

It's not the tank. 1,800 miles and you probably still have the stock Karoo rear tire. I would replace that first as the most likely cause and tread probably nearly gone anyway at that mileage. Do...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,585,892
Posted By SilverBullet
I would try the $50 Shinko before spending over...

I would try the $50 Shinko before spending over three times the cost for a K60. Lots of people run this tire and for a lightweight bike such as yours minimal issues reported. Since no woods riding...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
You must be thinking of a KTM. 610/630 uses a...

You must be thinking of a KTM. 610/630 uses a spring loaded CCT, no waiting.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
Wow! 607 quid for that fairing? that's $980 USD ...

Wow! 607 quid for that fairing? that's $980 USD ouch!!

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Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,585,892
Posted By SilverBullet
Regarding the XRR versus TE610/630 comparison,...

Regarding the XRR versus TE610/630 comparison, only two words need be spoken "electric start".

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Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 673,411
Posted By SilverBullet
Ricky don't bring your bad luck from the 690 to...

Ricky don't bring your bad luck from the 690 to our uber reliable TE630 group. haha:D
Blakebird's bike is nicely set up, looks new and not many miles logged.
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