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Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 08:50 AM
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Posted By dedave
I did not. I removed the ring in one piece and...

I did not. I removed the ring in one piece and put a large diameter washer on the TB to keep the box from dropping down.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2014, 09:35 PM
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Views: 1,309,387
Posted By dedave
That's good to hear.

That's good to hear.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
Lomax, chopping the box was a tough decision for...

Lomax, chopping the box was a tough decision for me. I ordered up a spare and have that on the shelf if I ever wish to go back stock. $37

Chopping the box was the best decision I made.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 24,522
Posted By dedave
Not luck, a very good product.

Not luck, a very good product.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15,716
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Posted By dedave
Ha, it would be needed as a ski for the front...

Ha, it would be needed as a ski for the front tire most of the way, then could be boxed and shipped. Panniers is what I don't have. I have some cold weather gear.

I talked for a bit with Bob, and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2014, 11:54 AM
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Posted By dedave
Kind of sudden, but you have me thinking about...

Kind of sudden, but you have me thinking about it. What is the chance of bringing my bike instead of flying back?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15,716
Views: 1,309,387
Posted By dedave
I'm trying to procrastinate on a project, so I am...

I'm trying to procrastinate on a project, so I am interested in an easier type ride.

I am fairly novice and on a tr650 @400 lb bike. I do have a DR200, but that cannot do freeway speeds at all.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2014, 07:51 AM
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Posted By dedave
Are you still planning on going today?

Are you still planning on going today?
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 09:59 PM
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Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
It took a half year to get my spare key. It...

It took a half year to get my spare key. It works. The process should be faster now. They had some trouble with the key making system during the KTM integration. That should all be sorted.
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,797
Posted By dedave
I have a similar hanging in my garage, LOL.

I have a similar hanging in my garage, LOL.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-29-2014, 07:42 PM
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Views: 1,309,387
Posted By dedave
State or Highway, I thought it was odd, and...

State or Highway, I thought it was odd, and really did not pay much more attention to it than that. Definitely not Sheriff or Border.

It was up past two of the major parking pulloffs. Canopy...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-29-2014, 05:20 PM
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Posted By dedave
Must me why I did not see you on the trail. State...

Must me why I did not see you on the trail. State Patrol was set up stopping everybody at a checkpoint. Looked like one poor soul was jacked up and detained with his bike.
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 01:13 PM
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Posted By dedave
Pulled my starter apart today, what a wild ride. ...

Pulled my starter apart today, what a wild ride.

Bike was having a hard time starting, even if I jumped it. I looked at new batteries but decided to pop the starter apart before I bought a $150...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 10:08 AM
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Posted By dedave
LOL, I'm not that ambitious :rofl Delnari, ...

LOL, I'm not that ambitious :rofl

Delnari,

That does prompt me to ask if the battery got fried, what is the voltage now? Must rule this stuff out. It won't start if the voltage drops, even if...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 08:11 AM
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Posted By dedave
Delnari, will it start and run if you short or...

Delnari, will it start and run if you short or hotwire the starter to turn the bike over?
I'm thinking back to when I dumped my bike. When I picked it up and tried starting, nothing from the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 09:32 PM
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Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
I'll have to look, I have pictures somewhere, and...

I'll have to look, I have pictures somewhere, and I don't think I removed the mount from the ecu, so that could be throwing me, that and it has been awhile. But it does look like it comes apart easy...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 03:32 PM
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Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
That does not look like my Husky ecu. If that ecu...

That does not look like my Husky ecu. If that ecu would work in the Husky, I would probably buy one as well, so I could custom tune. That looks like the one for the Sertao. The en 46100 does look the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 09:41 AM
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Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
If they cannot test the ecu, how are they going...

If they cannot test the ecu, how are they going to set it up once it comes in? The mileage and bike specific info has to be programmed into the ecu.

And yes, I would say it is a 98% chance your...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 24,522
Posted By dedave
And I was under the impression dyno tuning was...

And I was under the impression dyno tuning was the final step.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-12-2014, 08:10 AM
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Views: 1,309,387
Posted By dedave
Sound like fun. I can meet up and ride some...

Sound like fun. I can meet up and ride some shorter rides.
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 07:59 AM
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Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
Something I learned when passing a semi is to...

Something I learned when passing a semi is to lean forward and lightly push on the bars. I can go as fast as I want without any wobble. I guess the weight shift and arm dampening make the difference.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-11-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,908
Posted By dedave
Yep, one of these. Anybody can drive it, durable,...

Yep, one of these. Anybody can drive it, durable, good on fuel, room to strap stuff on, goes anywhere, etc etc etc.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 24,522
Posted By dedave
I was looking for testing an o2 sensor and ran...

I was looking for testing an o2 sensor and ran across this youtube video.



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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By dedave
Will they sell at the door if there are some left?

Will they sell at the door if there are some left?
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 10:56 AM
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Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
Spal $54 free shipping (Texas) ...

Spal $54 free shipping (Texas)
http://www.ebay.com/itm/SPAL-4-Paddle-Blade-Low-Profile-Fan-12V-Puller-PULL-30103018-/301271670645?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item462530df75&vxp=mtr
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
The radiator is not centered to the frame. The...

The radiator is not centered to the frame. The left side has more radiator than the right.

I bought an extra fan to do what you speak. Not gonna happen, not enough room. I did notice that you can...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,130
Posted By dedave
I'm dying to know if the posting here helped you...

I'm dying to know if the posting here helped you get results. Did the BMW suits read any of this? Will they admit it?

Then the other thing is is: "What color/style socks you sending Norm?" :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
Picked up my new key today from the dealer, just...

Picked up my new key today from the dealer, just short of 6 months waiting.

Tried it and got the ews error, went back to counter to let them know, and was ready to document an initialization...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
I thought Hexcode was close, but they don't seem...

I thought Hexcode was close, but they don't seem to be answering anybody's inquiries as of late.

My BMW shop cannot do the Terra, we hooked it up and all.
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
Stolen from catskillBill at the cafe ...

Stolen from catskillBill at the cafe
http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL254/1942853/9458649/410325537.jpg

I've no booster or fuel piggyback on my bike and it runs fine. Good spark plugs did the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,511
Posted By dedave
What happened at 11:59, any details? Cool trip,...

What happened at 11:59, any details? Cool trip, and looks like major repairs are easy enough out of country.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/sT_fk9PCsOU"...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 08:18 AM
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Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
Sorry BMB, but I gotta pile on here. :evil ...

Sorry BMB, but I gotta pile on here. :evil

Does your bike have a diesel or gas engine? I did a quick check and found some of the KLR guys are putting tractor mufflers on, as well as the crates....
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
Air acts like a big spring. While the piston may...

Air acts like a big spring. While the piston may move 652 cc "volume", the density needs to be factored in.

At high altitude the density is less, less fuel needed. At sea level, density is higher,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
Warranty certainly would play into it. If the...

Warranty certainly would play into it. If the bike had 1,000 miles and was a year old, or 1,000 and a month old. If you do all your own work, or need the dealer would be a consideration as well, and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,661
Posted By dedave
I would buy the new one. The dealer good will is...

I would buy the new one. The dealer good will is worth the difference alone, plus all the miles will be yours, and you can do the airbox fix before it gets dirty air.

Just something nice about a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4,740
Views: 1,753,120
Posted By dedave
Just a nice tree in the desert. ...

Just a nice tree in the desert.
http://650terra.com/terra-photos/arivaca-tree-effect-2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 24,522
Posted By dedave
How did you get to the adjustment screw?

How did you get to the adjustment screw?
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 24,522
Posted By dedave
Why not close off the butterfly then?

Why not close off the butterfly then?
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 24,522
Posted By dedave
69.1 mpg on my latest tank. All grins....

69.1 mpg on my latest tank.

All grins. :ricky

Hope you get it all sorted out.:beer
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 24,522
Posted By dedave
The RPM should adjust back to factory setting....

The RPM should adjust back to factory setting. Unless you physically change the throttle butterfly setting, which is attached to the TPS, the RPM should stay the same or close.

You may need to...
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