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Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6,883
Views: 1,049,717
Posted By Grunt
I did that also. Works well and doesn't take...

I did that also.

Works well and doesn't take up much space. :thumb

Grunt
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6,883
Views: 1,049,717
Posted By Grunt
Thanks Matt.:thumb I'll look for the write...

Thanks Matt.:thumb

I'll look for the write up.

Grunt
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6,883
Views: 1,049,717
Posted By Grunt
EdiA, Let us know how you managed with the...

EdiA,

Let us know how you managed with the springs. I bought a set recently and I plan to install them when I get back to the US (maybe next January). I've never messed with forks and I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,937
Posted By Grunt
I have a X-Challenge (also a R1150GS and a XT660Z...

I have a X-Challenge (also a R1150GS and a XT660Z Tenere) and I love riding the X-Challenge. It can be good enough for one up touring, but not for two. The aluminum sub-frame will give you trouble....
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,170,478
Posted By Grunt
Looks like something that escaped from a Japanese...

Looks like something that escaped from a Japanese anime.

On a brighter note, I picked up my brand-spankin-new 2009 Tenere yesterday!:wings

So, to all my American bretheren who will never be...
Forum: Vendors 09-30-2009, 05:38 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 57,019
Posted By Grunt
Anyone know what's up with Jestr's tank? I'm not...

Anyone know what's up with Jestr's tank? I'm not looking to buy at the moment, but I'm interested to see what comes out of all this work.

I noticed Jester has a link on his thread that says...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 26,396
Posted By Grunt
Just for the hell of it I decided to write...

Just for the hell of it I decided to write Touratech USA to see if they would consider selling the steel frame seperately from the panniers. I thought this might interest a few riders here.

My...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2009, 05:13 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 57,019
Posted By Grunt
I saw one listed for a CRF450X that is similar in...

I saw one listed for a CRF450X that is similar in design to what MuckPee is putting together. However, I don't think it would fit a X-Challenge.

Edit: I suppose if you got creative you could...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 57,019
Posted By Grunt
Yeah, I can't complain. Life is pretty good here...

Yeah, I can't complain. Life is pretty good here compared to a FOB. I do work my ass off though. Fifty more days and I'm done with a two year tour in this place. Then I'm off to Lisbon for three...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 57,019
Posted By Grunt
I'm not active duty military anymore. I retired...

I'm not active duty military anymore. I retired in 1995. Now I work for the State Department and I'm posted at the embassy compound.:devildog

Grunt
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 57,019
Posted By Grunt
Careful man. There are rumors that Barney keeps...

Careful man. There are rumors that Barney keeps a bullet in his shirt pocket.:yikes

Grunt
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Forum: Vendors 05-11-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 57,019
Posted By Grunt
Well, it has officially turned into 99 or so. I...

Well, it has officially turned into 99 or so. I just pulled the trigger on a Max Kool Tank. I've got the cash to spend and I'm tired of waiting.

Muckpee...nothing personal dude. Just business....
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 57,019
Posted By Grunt
ARRGGHH!!!:becca What a tease.:bluduh ...

ARRGGHH!!!:becca

What a tease.:bluduh

Grunt
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 57,019
Posted By Grunt
I'll take one in black for my X Challenge.:thumb ...

I'll take one in black for my X Challenge.:thumb

Grunt
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 72,994
Posted By Grunt
Oni, I finally got back to the "Land of the...

Oni,

I finally got back to the "Land of the Big PX" for R&R. I ordered a repack kit for my Q2 muffler and did the repack job. It was suprisingly easy. Sorry there are no pix (I never got around...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,709
Posted By Grunt
Gents, Thanks for all the good info on the...

Gents,

Thanks for all the good info on the Q2.:thumb

Grunt
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,709
Posted By Grunt
Gents, I have a question regarding the FMF...

Gents,

I have a question regarding the FMF Q2 exhaust. I am a thumper newbee and have no experience with these exhaust systems. My bike (07 X-Challange) has a FMF Q2 mounted on it by a previous...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 72,994
Posted By Grunt
Oni, Thanks for the info. According to the...

Oni,

Thanks for the info. According to the pics I've seen in on-line parts catalogs it is a FMF Q2. I guess I'll see about getting it repacked. The previous owner put some thermal wrap around...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 72,994
Posted By Grunt
Oni, I just bought a used X-Challenge from...

Oni,

I just bought a used X-Challenge from a guy in New York State (Yeah, I'm a thumper newbee) and rode it back to my home in Ft Lauderdale. The bike has a FMF Q2 (I think) on it. It runs...
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2008, 03:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,054
Posted By Grunt
+1 on that. You can check it by charging...

+1 on that.

You can check it by charging your battery and leaving it overnight. If it still does not start the bike something is either drawing current from the battery overnight when it...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,478
Posted By Grunt
How do you adjust the rinse, soak spin?:scratch ...

How do you adjust the rinse, soak spin?:scratch

Grunt
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2007, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,608
Posted By Grunt
Can't say it does anything for me. I would think...

Can't say it does anything for me. I would think I am either in, or on the edge of, "the lucrative older market" (just turn 1/2 century).

Grunt
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2006, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By Grunt
Thanks for the advice guys. I'll probably know...

Thanks for the advice guys. I'll probably know around November where I'll be going. I guess I'll make my decision after then some time.

Grunt
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By Grunt
KTM Question

OK boys and girls, here is my situation. About a year from now my employer will be sending me overseas (for 4-8 years). I am guessing I will be assigned to some third world backwater countries...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,859
Posted By Grunt
Hey! I've been looking for that thing all over...

Hey! I've been looking for that thing all over the place. I thought I lost it. Send it to me will ya?

Grunt
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2005, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By Grunt
Looks like it escaped from a Mad Max movie. ...

Looks like it escaped from a Mad Max movie.

Grunt
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2005, 07:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,035
Posted By Grunt
Hey Pal, There ain't no dog buggering going...

Hey Pal,

There ain't no dog buggering going on around here.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2005, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,625,916
Posted By Grunt
"Yup. I bagged this here GS on opening day." ...

"Yup. I bagged this here GS on opening day."

Grunt :D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2005, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By Grunt
Did you bleed the brakes using a vacuum system? ...

Did you bleed the brakes using a vacuum system? If so this is normal. The vacuum will draw brake fluid out of the line and air from the broken seal through the threads of the bleed nipple.

If...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2004, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By Grunt
Thanks Bruce. :thumb Grunt

Thanks Bruce. :thumb

Grunt
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2004, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,385
Posted By Grunt
Welcome to the asylum Breck. :freaky ...

Welcome to the asylum Breck. :freaky

Congrats on the new bike. :thumb

Grunt
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2004, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By Grunt
Try a BFH (Big Fucking Hammer) :evil :D ...

Try a BFH (Big Fucking Hammer) :evil :D

Grunt
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2004, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By Grunt
Steve, Where did you buy your Remus pipe? ...

Steve,

Where did you buy your Remus pipe?

Grunt
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2004, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By Grunt
I was under the impression that the header pipes...

I was under the impression that the header pipes are chrome because mine seems to corrode just like chrome does. If they are stainless there's no reason for me to change them. The ceramic coating...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2004, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By Grunt
Question Exhaust Question

After doing a search I see that the issue of which exhaust system to buy for a GS has been pretty much beaten to death. However, there is some info I didn't see. Is there anyone out there that...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2004, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By Grunt
Re: exhaust question

This might help some.:evil

Grunt
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2003, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,562
Posted By Grunt
Re: now,,this is what i call a F^^ING T-Shirt

Hey Ricardo,

The graphics on those shirts look pretty good. Can you post a better pic of what they look like and say on the front and back (can't read all of the text). I might be interested in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2003, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,238
Posted By Grunt
Read a ride report a year ago about 6 people who...

Read a ride report a year ago about 6 people who rented Enfields in India and rode them through a pass in the Himalayas. They ended up in Lhatsa (spelling?), Tibet. They said they chose to use the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2003, 12:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,172
Posted By Grunt
Talking Back By Popular Request

Finally got my machine back on line. The motherboard was toast and I had to order a new one (Damn lighting!!).

Anyway, I just wanted to say thanks again to Steve and Laura (and everyone else who...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2003, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By Grunt
Mark, If you are still interested in doing a...

Mark,

If you are still interested in doing a swap to alloy wheels these folks have a kit with all the modifications already done. I've purchased a couple of things from them and had good luck...
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