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Forum: Vendors 04-22-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 206,246
Posted By Piston
Awesome! I did just order another one because I...

Awesome! I did just order another one because I needed it for now, but I'll probably order two of your "new" version if they look good. Thanks :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By Piston
PM Sent.

PM Sent.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11,999
Views: 2,631,096
Posted By Piston
I did the same thing last month. I stripped out...

I did the same thing last month. I stripped out the exact same bolt hole as your talking about.

A while back, I installed the Rottweiler Snap Out kit for the glove box. I remembered I had some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-15-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 81,670
Posted By Piston
Rade, That looks pretty good, but after...

Rade,
That looks pretty good, but after looking at my bike, I think I'd rather the old version.

It seems like with this one, you couldn't have a rear luggage rack on the bike, or you'd have to...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,654
Posted By Piston
Would the bracket kit on the 1190 be able to be...

Would the bracket kit on the 1190 be able to be easily modified to fit the 990, after cutting out the screen a bit?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 81,670
Posted By Piston
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap...

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,873
Posted By Piston
With that little amount of use (which is awesome...

With that little amount of use (which is awesome of course) I might think about having the current owner drop it off at a dealer and do a basic service with fresh fluids.

Other than that, I...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 206,246
Posted By Piston
I've had these on my 640 and am really happy with...

I've had these on my 640 and am really happy with the functionality and overall toughness of them, but I really don't like the looks of them (personal preference obviously).

This may have been...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,654
Posted By Piston
Do you still offer this kit? I like the...

Do you still offer this kit?

I like the 630 light bar mounted like you have it in the above pic. Do you have the brackets and everything needed to install?

Does this work with a low fender...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,180
Posted By Piston
I just picked up a sweet Husky rally bike off...

I just picked up a sweet Husky rally bike off craigslist for cheap money, this would be a great ride to test it out on... :lol3
(Too soon? :D)

As long as my schedule doesn't change, I'm IN.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-10-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,457
Posted By Piston
Definitely IN!

Definitely IN!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 81,670
Posted By Piston
I'm interested, sounds like there is demand,...

I'm interested, sounds like there is demand, let's see it!
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,423
Views: 345,857
Posted By Piston
Thanks for the info GEF. 1stgear, It's...

Thanks for the info GEF.

1stgear,
It's good to read your perspective on the switch from 4 strokes. This is my first 2 stroke and I'm going to be working on the 'learning curve' this season. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,423
Views: 345,857
Posted By Piston
Some of you mention setting the mapping to either...

Some of you mention setting the mapping to either soft, or standard.

All other things remaining the same, do you notice much of a difference between the two "maps"?

Do you notice more...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-07-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Piston
Missed em. I waited too long, I was first in line...

Missed em. I waited too long, I was first in line but someone paid up before I could.
Oh well, I might just talk myself into a new set of Alpinas.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Piston
Thanks for the reply. In addition to the...

Thanks for the reply.

In addition to the wheelset, there is also the 950 rotors mounted on the front rim, as well as the rear rotor mounted on the rear rim.

I'm getting confused reading old...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-06-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Piston
950 hubs fit 990?

An inmate is selling a set of woodys wheels that were made for his 2005 950.

Are the hubs the same between the 950/990 range? Would these fit my 2013 990?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-05-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19,551
Views: 8,220,956
Posted By Piston
NICE! Congrats. Sweet stone wall as well, that...

NICE! Congrats. Sweet stone wall as well, that would make a pretty badass driveway :D
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,269
Posted By Piston
I can't help you with which boot would be best...

I can't help you with which boot would be best for you, but I'll mention that I have the SG-10's and have been extremely happy with them. I ended up ordering a pair of the Balanced Oiled boots last...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3,423
Views: 345,857
Posted By Piston
Thank you. I just got my 250 this...

Thank you.



I just got my 250 this winter, and the guy I bought it from has it setup for "soft" riding. It currently has the green spring in, and has the map set to soft (wires disconnected.) ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3,423
Views: 345,857
Posted By Piston
I remember reading a real good article about...

I remember reading a real good article about that, it explained how to setup everything and how to measure for proper tension. I wish I could remember where I saw that, I think maybe dirt rider...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By Piston
I have the trail attack 2's with about 4k miles...

I have the trail attack 2's with about 4k miles on them and plenty of life left. I was extremely happy with them on a 1500 mile ride of almost all backroads, and 500miles of the Blue Ridge Pkwy (or...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-01-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,756
Posted By Piston
I know this is an older topic, but... How...

I know this is an older topic, but...

How does the protective film, or 3M spray, hold up to the constant chafing of your boots rubbing against the bodywork when standing?

With a white bike,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 19,882
Posted By Piston
Well, I'm working in Guyana at the moment, and...

Well, I'm working in Guyana at the moment, and unfortunately won't be able to get flights home until late Friday night (campout weekend). So, I'm not gonna be home early enough to make the "ride and...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By Piston
Alongat, Thanks for the info about the 3m...

Alongat,
Thanks for the info about the 3m stuff. Also, I didn't realize Lifeproof made a mounts for their cases. That pretty much solves my problem.

Thanks again
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By Piston
Rugged Mounting Options for iPhone 6

Has anyone come up with a good "clean" way to mount your iPhone 6 in some sort of waterproof case/mount? If so, can you post a pic?


After damaging my iPhone 5, I upgraded to the 6. I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3,423
Views: 345,857
Posted By Piston
Which Stihl oil bottles are you using? I've been...

Which Stihl oil bottles are you using? I've been saving mine just for this reason. I have two different sizes, the smaller one makes 1 gallon of mixed gas, the larger one makes 2 gallons of mixed...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-24-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By Piston
I only have 6k miles on mine, and already the...

I only have 6k miles on mine, and already the front brake rotors are getting a little loose, to the point where I can rattle them a bit at the mounting points. I thought there was something wrong,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-24-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 589,311
Posted By Piston
The Wings and high fender really transform that...

The Wings and high fender really transform that bike. :clap
Some 908's and it will look perfect :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-24-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12,954
Views: 851,936
Posted By Piston
Damn.... I'm sure they'll be more...

Damn....
I'm sure they'll be more opportunities though :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-22-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12,954
Views: 851,936
Posted By Piston
The one on the 19th? I wanted to do that one, I...

The one on the 19th? I wanted to do that one, I did it last year on the 640 and was hoping to try it out again this year on the 250.

However, like an idiot, I'm doing a J Day race on the 19th...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-19-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12,954
Views: 851,936
Posted By Piston
Do you still have this? I'm looking for one for...

Do you still have this? I'm looking for one for a Squadron conversion for my 250 if it would fit.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Piston
I am only 5'-9" and fitted the BRP with surmount...

I am only 5'-9" and fitted the BRP with surmount damper, I found it still too low for my liking so I added 3/4" risers and now it feels much better. I stand a fair amount and set my bike up for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 19,882
Posted By Piston
That was hilarious! I'm pretty sure I caught at...

That was hilarious! I'm pretty sure I caught at least a portion of it on film.

I'm hoping to make a day of riding but am disappointed I won't be able to camp out.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 77,590
Posted By Piston
Looking forward to it! I'd love to get back down...

Looking forward to it! I'd love to get back down to the PB!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 19,882
Posted By Piston
I'm gonna try to make the Saturday ride if I can...

I'm gonna try to make the Saturday ride if I can get away. I'm getting home from a month away from the wife and kids the day before, so we'll see what happens.
I really need some practice on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5,333
Views: 543,493
Posted By Piston
:lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3,423
Views: 345,857
Posted By Piston
Finally found a replacement for my 640! I ended...

Finally found a replacement for my 640! I ended up with a 250xcw with some mods already on it that I preferred. I couldn't wait to ride it so after a quick once over and some fresh gear oil, I went...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-01-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 19,551
Views: 8,220,956
Posted By Piston
Love that headlight/fairing combo.

Love that headlight/fairing combo.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-21-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12,954
Views: 851,936
Posted By Piston
Any of you guys doing the Snow Run Enduro on...

Any of you guys doing the Snow Run Enduro on March 1st?
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