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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
The stock shocks are rebuildable and can be...

The stock shocks are rebuildable and can be re-sprung as well. It will probably be cheapest to re-spring the stockers.
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10,953
Views: 1,423,633
Posted By pilot
Yer bein evil again. :fitz

Yer bein evil again. :fitz
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10,953
Views: 1,423,633
Posted By pilot
Stop that.

Stop that.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,415
Posted By pilot
It must have stopped raining.

It must have stopped raining.
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
What kind of mileage do you expect out of them?

What kind of mileage do you expect out of them?
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
I have just over 4000 miles on my V7 and the rear...

I have just over 4000 miles on my V7 and the rear Pirelli is about toast. Any suggestions for something that wears better?
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
I'm another one that likes the stock rear fender...

I'm another one that likes the stock rear fender better.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-04-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,415
Posted By pilot
I'm wounded. Cut to the quick. :cry I have...

I'm wounded. Cut to the quick. :cry

I have to dig the KLR out of the garage and get it running. That might help.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-03-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,415
Posted By pilot
I'm still going to be there, Eddie, but I don't...

I'm still going to be there, Eddie, but I don't know my wheel count at this time. Its getting so that two hours on two wheels may be too many.
Forum: Face plant 09-03-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,274
Posted By pilot
That's why you're supposed to sound your horn...

That's why you're supposed to sound your horn when you pass.

Not that I always do.
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
The dealer took my stickers off with what looked...

The dealer took my stickers off with what looked like an eraser wheel and an angle grinder. Some kind of rubber disk about three quarters of an inch thick and three inches in diameter.
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
Be sure to torque the exhaust flange nuts. They...

Be sure to torque the exhaust flange nuts. They loosen after a few heat cycles.
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10,953
Views: 1,423,633
Posted By pilot
:ddog Just because they like cast off tires,...

:ddog

Just because they like cast off tires, that doesn't mean you have to mean to KLR riders. :fitz
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21,347
Views: 6,176,046
Posted By pilot
You do. It really isn't all that difficult. ...

You do. It really isn't all that difficult.

http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/Tire%20Changing.html
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By pilot
I'll move this to Central so you will have a...

I'll move this to Central so you will have a chance at a response.
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,562
Posted By pilot
And no dealers. None. Doesn't sound like such a...

And no dealers. None. Doesn't sound like such a great idea to me.
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By pilot
That sounds like quite the business model. Sell...

That sounds like quite the business model. Sell something to someone that doesn't want what you're selling by lying, then take your 10% on the return. Repeat as necessary.
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
No.

No.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-31-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,415
Posted By pilot
I guess I better get off my ass and get the KLR...

I guess I better get off my ass and get the KLR running. I can't remember the last time I rode it. :scratch
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
That reads like a bad translator got a hold of...

That reads like a bad translator got a hold of it. Hard to make much out of it.


On another note, the suspension guy called me today telling me he has one of the stock shocks apart. He said...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
Source?

Source?
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
:thumb Congrats! The white ones are fastest. ...

:thumb Congrats! The white ones are fastest. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
From what I've read, these are under sprung...

From what I've read, these are under sprung rather than over sprung. The fork springs measured .62 while the Race-Tech site recommends .80 springs for my weight. (165 or so). I think the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
I touched the side stand down while riding a...

I touched the side stand down while riding a roundabout yesterday. Surprised me. I didn't think I was cranked over that much. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6,640
Views: 1,474,355
Posted By pilot
I sold mine this last weekend, also. Nothing...

I sold mine this last weekend, also. Nothing wrong with it, just had it long enough. Bought it new in August of 2007.
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
I guess no one told you that when you buy a...

I guess no one told you that when you buy a Guzzi, you become you own service department. The good news is it is really easy to work on. There is a ton of information out there and lots of helpful...
Forum: Face plant 08-26-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,308
Posted By pilot
So sorry to hear about your brother in law. ...

So sorry to hear about your brother in law. Giving a eulogy is way past my emotional limit, I'm afraid. Good luck with it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-26-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 11,087
Posted By pilot
:photog :rofl I wish. :lol3 And...

:photog
:rofl

I wish. :lol3

And thanks, Dan. Good meeting you and your family. :thumb Don't forget, BBQ.
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
Yep, that's the piece. :thumb If my suspension...

Yep, that's the piece. :thumb If my suspension guy gets good results with my shocks, I want him to post in Vendors. I'm pretty sure he could get a ton of shock work just with V7s.
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
He did that when he installed the emulators. The...

He did that when he installed the emulators. The holes I'm talking about are in the little brass piece that is under the spring in the emulator. Two holes are drilled, two are started. He drilled...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 142,249
Posted By pilot
You guys need to tone down the bickering.

You guys need to tone down the bickering.
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
I think so. Hard to tell for sure since the...

I think so. Hard to tell for sure since the shocks are still harsh. We reset the emulator to one turn out with blue springs and drilled one additional hole in the valve piece. There were two...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
That certainly looks like the new small block...

That certainly looks like the new small block valve cover. I'm hard to convince, but I think you may have something here. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
So you didn't look at the manufacture's label to...

So you didn't look at the manufacture's label to see when it was built. With all salesmen, you have to verify the facts for yourself. Never trust, always verify.

Is there any way you can scan...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,310
Posted By pilot
Make sure it isn't old stock. Look for the date...

Make sure it isn't old stock. Look for the date of manufacture on the head stock.
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By pilot
That's interesting. Keep us posted as to the...

That's interesting. Keep us posted as to the resolution, if any.
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10,953
Views: 1,423,633
Posted By pilot
There is the possibility that the flickering of...

There is the possibility that the flickering of the light and the failure are not related. Just because the flickering happened first doesn't mean it led to or was a symptom of impending failure.
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,164
Posted By pilot
Looks fine to me. :thumb

Looks fine to me. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 206,425
Posted By pilot
Chad, you need to take that to Vendors. This is...

Chad, you need to take that to Vendors. This is not the place. As in spam.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 15,415
Posted By pilot
Let me know your eta, I'll meet you guys there. ...

Let me know your eta, I'll meet you guys there.

(yes, I've tried it. several times)
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