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Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 10:35 PM
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Views: 600,818
Posted By s&s
Dealer informed me the killers are on the way...

Dealer informed me the killers are on the way from Germany. I'm going to first install those and see if there's any change to the vibration, after that I'll decide what's next. TB sync and valve...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 600,818
Posted By s&s
That was just the thread I found when I did a...

That was just the thread I found when I did a google seach for vibration symptoms. So killers + TB sync + valve adjustment it will be.
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 600,818
Posted By s&s
Original reason was that the law around here has...

Original reason was that the law around here has started to gain interest in motorcycle noise, to the extent some of the patrol cars have been equipped for roadside db testing. If you get burned,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 600,818
Posted By s&s
That did the trick, thanks.

That did the trick, thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 600,818
Posted By s&s
Thanks, I'll wait for the word from the dealer,...

Thanks, I'll wait for the word from the dealer, he sent an enquiry to Germany if the part is still available... I did a quick google search with then number you gave but not that many options turned...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 600,818
Posted By s&s
I got a megamoto yesterday, otherwise pretty...

I got a megamoto yesterday, otherwise pretty happy but PO has removed the DB killers. I asked the dealer to get me new ones but it's still unclear if killers are available from BMW. But since the can...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,857
Posted By s&s
My current evos, '95 fxsts: ...

My current evos, '95 fxsts:
http://personal.inet.fi/private/w3/images/20090726_propipe.jpg

'97 xl883h:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/202335215/20140525_r2.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,857
Posted By s&s
H-D made a small batch of FXRs '99-'00. '99 FXR2...

H-D made a small batch of FXRs '99-'00. '99 FXR2 and FXR3, '00 FXR4... I'd love to get FXR4, it's just a bit hard to find over here.
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
+25C, sun shining and free morning... Time for...

+25C, sun shining and free morning... Time for some backroads fun :clap

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/202335215/20140525_r2.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
I did the conversion to my '97, it was quite...

I did the conversion to my '97, it was quite simple:
-got the hub drilled and tapped (stock hub for spoked wheel is not dual-disk ready, I think most cast wheel hubs are)
-replaced right lower leg ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
Mine again... Last winter I replaced the 3,3 gal...

Mine again... Last winter I replaced the 3,3 gal tank w/ 2.25 version, I was a bit worried about the capacity but seems it's large enough for 60-80 mile spins.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
Yeah, I've snapped couple of bolts on my previous...

Yeah, I've snapped couple of bolts on my previous supertrapps, this time I used generous amount of copper paste on the bolts. But we'll see. .

To be honest I've never had mik any of my bikes,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
I have always liked the looks of stock 883R 2:1...

I have always liked the looks of stock 883R 2:1 exhaust. Actually so much I happen to have one in my garage...

Supertrapp would work w/ stock mid controls, I think it's designed for mids.

Gold...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
Current setup is 12 disks w/ closed end cap, the...

Current setup is 12 disks w/ closed end cap, the rest + open cap are just for looks... works quite nicely w/ current carb tune.

My doubts about the trapp are more related to the look of the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
And right you are :) Golden ones are swedish gold...

And right you are :) Golden ones are swedish gold = ohlins.
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
I think rejetted CV w/ any high-flow air cleaner...

I think rejetted CV w/ any high-flow air cleaner is plenty enough for 883.
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
http://personal.inet.fi/private/w3/xlh883h/images/...

http://personal.inet.fi/private/w3/xlh883h/images/20121003_ec.jpg

Yep, that's Supertrapp. I'm still not quite sure if I like it, I think 883R 2-1 pipe might look better.
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
My '97 883 in it's natural habitat: ...

My '97 883 in it's natural habitat:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/202335215/20140416_1.jpg

First ride of the season.
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
SM preload adjusters :thumb I had problems...

SM preload adjusters :thumb I had problems setting the preload right w/ PS springs but with adjusters I got it set within minutes.
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
Not AlKay but here's a link to Supertrapp...

Not AlKay but here's a link to Supertrapp catalogue:
http://www.supertrapp.com/product_sections/detail.asp?CatID=9&ItemID=826-70884

Got mine about a year ago from Dennis Kirk outlet store....
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
If you ever want/need to do dual front brake...

If you ever want/need to do dual front brake conversion, you'll be happy you have mags...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
Thumb Nice :thumbup I wish I had also found a blue one...

Nice :thumbup I wish I had also found a blue one but my '97 is boring black:
http://personal.inet.fi/private/w3/xlh883h/images/20130507_right.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 57,579
Posted By s&s
My RKC, prepared for winter hiatus. ...

My RKC, prepared for winter hiatus.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/202335215/flhrc_r2_20130922.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
I mounted a bicycle tool bag on the ignition...

I mounted a bicycle tool bag on the ignition module cover:
http://personal.inet.fi/private/w3/xlh883h/images/20130611_bag1.jpg

Just big enough for basic tool set consisting of multi-bit...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
Super E is a solid carb, but even S&S...

Super E is a solid carb, but even S&S acknowledges it might be a bit too much for 883:
"NOTE - Because S&S carburetors are significantly larger
than OEM units, unmodified, small displacement...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
883R stock exhaust from some 10 years ago. A...

883R stock exhaust from some 10 years ago. A hard-to-find part nowadays.



If the bike is 883, I'd rather have stock keihin rejetted w/ high-flow aircleaner (preferably s&s teardrop because it's...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,779
Posted By s&s
This basically sums up what I've read about the...

This basically sums up what I've read about the noise:
http://www.dandmbr.co.uk/blog/2013/04/30/triumph-explorer-engine-noise-service-bulletin/
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,779
Posted By s&s
I was considering trading my GSA to Explorer but...

I was considering trading my GSA to Explorer but I read about the noise issue and backed off... Such a pity, I got really excited over the XC.
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
Looks like an ok start but IMO they should have...

Looks like an ok start but IMO they should have gone deeper to the parts bin... Dual front brakes, XR1200 rearsets, 2-1 exhaust and gunfighter style long solo seat. That would be something :clap
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
Thanks man :) Exhaust is Supertrapp 2-1. ...

Thanks man :) Exhaust is Supertrapp 2-1.

Bike is a '97 883 Hugger, looked like this last August when I brought it home:
http://personal.inet.fi/private/w3/xlh883h/images/20120815_right.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
There's still one possible option.. Rear sets....

There's still one possible option.. Rear sets. I'm 6' 1" w/ 33" inseam and I prefer rear sets over mids or forwards.

http://personal.inet.fi/private/w3/xlh883h/images/20130507_right.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
Thanks :1drink I'm trying to make it joy to ride...

Thanks :1drink I'm trying to make it joy to ride and keep the looks close to stock... When using aftermarket parts, I like to go for the proven classics like s&s air cleaner and supertrapp exhaust....
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
Thanks :) Rearsets are from LSL. If I'd have to...

Thanks :) Rearsets are from LSL. If I'd have to choose again, I'd go for chainsikle reverse pattern... (I have their reverse pattern shifter peg anyway.)

Reason I chose LSL was the left side...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
Before: ...

Before:
http://personal.inet.fi/private/w3/xlh883h/images/20120815_right.jpg

Now:
http://personal.inet.fi/private/w3/xlh883h/images/20130412_pose.jpg

Almost there but still little something...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
It's more than common, happened to almost every 4...

It's more than common, happened to almost every 4 speed evo I know (and to many late 84-85 ironheads, too). The magnets are not falling just for glue letting go, usually they fall off after hitting...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8,064
Views: 1,218,293
Posted By s&s
http://static.stayontheblack.com/uploads/2012/09/T...

http://static.stayontheblack.com/uploads/2012/09/TK2_5443.jpg

It speaks to me... Loud.
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 148,110
Posted By s&s
H-D XR1200. Bike I really wanted to like but it...

H-D XR1200. Bike I really wanted to like but it just didn't live up to my expectations. I get more amusement out of my '97 883...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,295
Posted By s&s
Since I already have a sportster in my garage, it...

Since I already have a sportster in my garage, it would be V7. In this trim:
http://static.vroom.be/images/news/21-26114-salon-de-milan-2011-.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4,633
Views: 845,084
Posted By s&s
After getting rid of my xr1200 couple of years...

After getting rid of my xr1200 couple of years ago I thought I'm never gonna buy another sportster... Well, little did I know. Here's the new to me 1997 hugger.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,297
Views: 612,810
Posted By s&s
God damn it! I swore I'm not ever gonna buy...

God damn it! I swore I'm not ever gonna buy another harley, especially since I still have one very seldom ridden softail in my garage... Then I realized that I'm starting to get bored thinking what...
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