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Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-16-2014, 03:31 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Thumb Looked it up online and had to read through their...

Looked it up online and had to read through their PDFs twice to understand what you meant.

Another discovery and a huge thanks!! :thumbup

A small request:
Please post up high res pics for the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-14-2014, 07:54 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Looks like the only missing things are a shower,...

Looks like the only missing things are a shower, a comode and a 60" LED TV :D

JD,
With regards to the wolfmans i observed that there is some stress on the top buckle and was wondering if this can...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-06-2014, 03:23 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
There are quite a few posts pointing to the risk...

There are quite a few posts pointing to the risk of breaking the joint at the outlet of the brake reservoir. I presume the handguard would rotate outwards ie., away from the reserviour in case of a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-05-2014, 03:54 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Thanks! But my handlebar is 7/8" and this is...

Thanks!
But my handlebar is 7/8" and this is for 1 1/8" = added expense to upsize the dia of everything that goes on the handlebar :)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-03-2014, 03:04 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Thanks for the advice. I did start at the...

Thanks for the advice.

I did start at the clamp and tightened the barend at the last. I will try to do it the other way round and see if it helps.

Never knew these clamps were directional too....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-31-2014, 11:57 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
I wanted to test it before i decide on the new...

I wanted to test it before i decide on the new handlebar.

This is how it looks with the stock bar....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-30-2014, 06:28 AM
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Views: 657,021
Posted By nononsense4857
JD, What is your recipe for the steering...

JD,
What is your recipe for the steering control on your bike?
I have a few questions.

I do not have enough space left for fitting the barkbuster hand guard which i have already invested in....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2014, 04:57 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
JD if it's not a hassle, can you confirm the...

JD if it's not a hassle, can you confirm the below dimensions?




http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y130/no_nonsense4857/WF_1_zps97f6dd72.jpg


...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2014, 04:46 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Why isn't the clamp symmetrical on either side of...

Why isn't the clamp symmetrical on either side of the loop?

Looks like they can take an additional something to be bolted on. A one and half liter water bottle on either side would be nice.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-28-2014, 08:47 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
JD, I previously had a HID setup for a very...

JD,
I previously had a HID setup for a very short period of time. Did two rides in the night. My experience was tiring because of the whiteness of the light (i think the bulb was specced at 4300k)....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-19-2014, 08:37 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
What is your take on the Rowe Electronics PDM60? ...

What is your take on the Rowe Electronics PDM60?

http://www.rowe-electronics.com/modules
http://pdm60.com/

A Advrider's perspective
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=638076
Forum: Vendors 02-18-2014, 09:08 PM
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Views: 6,005
Posted By nononsense4857
Its 2014 and i wanted to enquire if we can...

Its 2014 and i wanted to enquire if we can program the PDM60 personally?

I remember seeing a video where the person installs some software and uses a "custom" usb cable to access the parameters...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-17-2014, 09:22 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
JD, Thank you for a detailed walkthrough of the...

JD,
Thank you for a detailed walkthrough of the wiring fortificaiton.
The bike looks mean from the front. Your bike in any form should be DAKAR ready :)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-14-2014, 11:24 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
JD, Those butt connectors sounded alien to me....

JD,
Those butt connectors sounded alien to me. Everything else pretty much went over the head. Finally made sense when you posted the pics of the finished turn signals.

Tried googling up and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-17-2014, 09:46 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
How do you manage the height JD, I say this...

How do you manage the height JD,

I say this being 5'6" and that too with stock suspension.

I dread it! Don't know how to get over it. The moment i loose balance and the bike has already...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-08-2014, 09:29 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
JD, No Wolfman's this time around?

JD,
No Wolfman's this time around?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-20-2013, 03:23 AM
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Views: 657,021
Posted By nononsense4857
Got the first pieces of the puzzle for the...

Got the first pieces of the puzzle for the mounting assembly.

Initial impressions,
Not as good as the protec in terms of being low profile and simplistic but something is better than nothing.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-10-2013, 10:02 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
JD, Could you please share more details on the...

JD,
Could you please share more details on the base plate design.

I have a single 8" round dome right now but the mounting is pretty crude.

The proTekks are still out of stock for the 41mm...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-11-2013, 01:04 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
This is the northern most part of India - Ladakh....

This is the northern most part of India - Ladakh. This area borders China in the east and Pakistan west side.

The service center made the radiator fan swap free of charge. They attributed the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-10-2013, 03:02 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
It has been close to a year i have been to this...

It has been close to a year i have been to this place.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y130/no_nonsense4857/4adv.jpg (http://s4.photobucket.com/user/no_nonsense4857/media/4adv.jpg.html)

After...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2013, 10:41 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
A friend of mine is visiting Germany. I was...

A friend of mine is visiting Germany.
I was wondering if anybody knew an online place for the fork tube clamps.

I found one... its manufactured by Puig (refer the instruction guide pdf for the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-22-2013, 09:41 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Wracked my brains for ways to get the surface...

Wracked my brains for ways to get the surface profile right...

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y130/no_nonsense4857/Luggage%20Rack/3.jpg



So that the below will look proper this second...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-09-2013, 07:52 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Project kickoff! To add more steam on this one,...

Project kickoff!
To add more steam on this one, i just pampered myself :)

The protekk fork tube clamps are still out of stock. Finding it tough to get something similar, machine cut back home.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-23-2013, 09:49 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Do this and it will be one of the best week ends...

Do this and it will be one of the best week ends spent at home :D
Eagerly waiting for it!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-22-2013, 09:06 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Exactly my feeling right now JD. I had just...

Exactly my feeling right now JD.
I had just been out on a small ride with my friends. Mostly Ninja 650s (stock and faired) and a Busa. This feeling of my design not being aesthetic was much more...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-21-2013, 11:11 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
JD, The cylinders were cut to measurement...

JD,

The cylinders were cut to measurement using a lathe.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y130/no_nonsense4857/Luggage%20Rack/l4.jpg

...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-21-2013, 10:10 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Trying to figure out a good and reliable design...

Trying to figure out a good and reliable design for the luggage rack. The first version looked ugly but served the purpose of lugging all the necessities around on the successful trip i had. Took a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-26-2012, 08:05 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Thanks JD, I was going to ask for this picture...

Thanks JD,
I was going to ask for this picture today since most of what has been posted above flew right over my head :)
Don't have access to the bike now, but will make note of this.

Have you...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-09-2012, 07:45 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
The rear view... The symmetry is beautiful,...

The rear view...

The symmetry is beautiful, the grab handle and the wolfman rack some how accentuate this a lot better. Whats more... your grab handle also serves as a hard mount for a top rack...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-06-2012, 02:44 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Envy your Buell setup JD. Those dual head lights...

Envy your Buell setup JD. Those dual head lights look beautiful on the bike.
Spent a LOT of time online to find the assembly for purchase, but i gave up.

Once i was back from my long trip on the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-23-2012, 10:18 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
I have always wanted the linked shifter as...

I have always wanted the linked shifter as opposed to the one i have on the ER6F.
The complete change to a versys gear shifting will cost me close to 300 dollars (both the shifter and the brake...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-23-2012, 12:05 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
I felt like reading through this thread again... ...

I felt like reading through this thread again...
No bed side books before hitting the bed... its actually the gravel runner thread since some time...

JD,
You've got to add your kawsakiversys...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-22-2012, 05:44 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
JD, I am getting the SW Mowtech crash guards...

JD,
I am getting the SW Mowtech crash guards from twisted throttle...
http://www.twistedthrottle.com/sw-motech-crashbars-engine-guards-kawasaki-versys-650-07

Do you really recommend the Mowtech...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-20-2012, 06:55 AM
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Posted By nononsense4857
The reason i fit the side bags as low as possible...

The reason i fit the side bags as low as possible was to ensure a low center of gravity. I could have designed it much more tighter which i will ensure this time.

Any reason to mount the luggage...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-18-2012, 11:25 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Its as though i've got a glimpse into a new world...

Its as though i've got a glimpse into a new world all together.

To be very frank, it was a big thing for me to just change the engine oil on my own. Then came the 650R that involved an exponential...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-17-2012, 07:50 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
Is this another "split" clamp that mounts to your...

Is this another "split" clamp that mounts to your forks first? The biggest advantage is that you can mount and unmount it without removing the triple tee assembly.

If my assumption is right JD,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-16-2012, 08:02 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
The digiconsole clamp attaches to the bike at two...

The digiconsole clamp attaches to the bike at two points. These are the downward facing internally threaded holes that are protruding from the triple tee.

Since the digiconsole latches on at a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-15-2012, 09:21 PM
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Posted By nononsense4857
JD can you please share details with regards to...

JD can you please share details with regards to how you have mounted the digi console.

I just completed a 6200 mile road trip, the best thing that happened this year. The next best achievement is...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-11-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,051
Posted By nononsense4857
Posting a few pictures of the luggage carrier. ...

Posting a few pictures of the luggage carrier.
I did not have the time to get some pipe bending work done to do the carrier in wolfman style. I came up with two flat pieces of metal to hold the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-03-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,051
Posted By nononsense4857
Given the time constraint, your idea seems very...

Given the time constraint,
your idea seems very apt RedRaptor22. However i got to figure out the rubber plugs... never seen them for purchase off the shelves here.
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