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Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 524,587
Posted By 996DL
My departed 04 Vee, was the first year of the oem...

My departed 04 Vee, was the first year of the oem upgraded clutch basket and like your's, trouble free.

996DL
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 524,587
Posted By 996DL
Noob. :lol3 996DL

Noob. :lol3

996DL
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 524,587
Posted By 996DL
The motor's a jewel, has been since it's...

The motor's a jewel, has been since it's inception in 1997. The sound (a mechanical symphony to motorheads) of the idler gear driven cams, is what most mechanically challenged noobs, consider a...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,437
Views: 932,242
Posted By 996DL
Well done Tefloncandy, one of 96 2010 XB12X...

Well done Tefloncandy, one of 96 2010 XB12X models produced. :wink: :thumb

996DL
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By 996DL
Despite forays into swamps by a Canadian...

Despite forays into swamps by a Canadian journalist, I still find this unexpected model release by Polaris, really interesting.

Rapid fire development, utilization of a 2.4 litre GM automotive...
Forum: Canada 09-16-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By 996DL
Wink Don't miss current issue of Cycle Canada, Sept / Oct 2014 !

VERY amusing article, on Neil Graham's demo experiences, with a pre-production Polaris Slingshot 3-wheeler. :eek1 :lol3

Article entitled "The Slingshot Files", with a teaser byline on the front...
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,496
Posted By 996DL
Valentino, lo credo bene. :thumb 996DL

Valentino, lo credo bene. :thumb

996DL
Forum: Old's Cool 09-11-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 226,466
Posted By 996DL
Priceless ! :thumb 996DL

Priceless ! :thumb

996DL
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 389,666
Posted By 996DL
:lol3 996DL

:lol3

996DL
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,859
Posted By 996DL
:lurk Subscribed. If there's anything I...

:lurk Subscribed.

If there's anything I detest more than KLR's, it's velocity stacks on primo bikes.

And yes, I know you've replaced them already, with K&N type pods. :wink:
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 612,582
Posted By 996DL
Steel tank, wet clutch, w/c sohc with 3 valve...

Steel tank, wet clutch, w/c sohc with 3 valve heads, a very interesting bike and probably far more user friendly, than the ST4S.

Looks like a mint example, congratulations ! :thumb

996DL
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4,437
Views: 932,242
Posted By 996DL
:choppa Ain't happening, your money is safe. ...

:choppa Ain't happening, your money is safe. :wink:

996DL
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,347
Posted By 996DL
:*sip* :lol3 :thumb 996DL

:*sip* :lol3 :thumb

996DL
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,797
Posted By 996DL
A BIG FAVORITE of mine as well, black and gold...

A BIG FAVORITE of mine as well, black and gold coloured aerosol can... :thumb

996DL
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,649
Posted By 996DL
If that means you'll spend more time in the KLR...

If that means you'll spend more time in the KLR threads, it's all good. :thumb

996DL
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,924
Posted By 996DL
Yeah, the KLR platform is a perfect example of...

Yeah, the KLR platform is a perfect example of refinement / evolution... :lol3

996DL
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,924
Posted By 996DL
Dealers don't spend the majority of their time...

Dealers don't spend the majority of their time glued to the internet,
so aren't as informed as all the mc website "experts."

1290 Super Adventure = their take on a "GSA" rendition.

Just...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,895
Posted By 996DL
Moto Guzzi comes to mind. :wink: :lol3 ...

Moto Guzzi comes to mind. :wink: :lol3

996DL
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 524,587
Posted By 996DL
1st gen Vee = TM400 2nd gen Vee = RM370 ...

1st gen Vee = TM400

2nd gen Vee = RM370

996DL :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8,126
Views: 1,234,062
Posted By 996DL
I'd MUCH rather see a four piston caliper on this...

I'd MUCH rather see a four piston caliper on this single front disc application, absolutely hate bean counters influence in matters such as this, regardless of the manufacturer.

Kudos and bravo...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 170,786
Posted By 996DL
1946 and 1947 Indian Chiefs had metal tank...

1946 and 1947 Indian Chiefs had metal tank badges, (both years different badges).

996DL
Forum: Old's Cool 08-02-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 953
Views: 226,466
Posted By 996DL
This thread is getting as active lately, as the...

This thread is getting as active lately, as the "Girl on an old motorcycle" photo thread. :wink:

Gotta love Guzzis ! :thumb

996DL
Forum: Canada 07-30-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,757
Posted By 996DL
Bought a couple of 5 litre jugs of full syn 5-40...

Bought a couple of 5 litre jugs of full syn 5-40 Rotella, from the local Cdn Shell bulk dealer, for under $30 a jug this year. Running it in my new to me, 08 Nissan Frontier 4cyl / 2wd.

996DL
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,197
Posted By 996DL
Absolutely mind blowing consumer offering, time...

Absolutely mind blowing consumer offering, time to buy shares in Polaris Industries ! :thumb

996DL
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,112
Posted By 996DL
No, just no. I am however, glad it floats...

No, just no.

I am however, glad it floats your boat.

996DL
Forum: The Garage 07-24-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By 996DL
I didn't take notes and although any Japanese...

I didn't take notes and although any Japanese automotive manufacturer's labelled antifreeze won't have silicates, their alternatives for the long life 2-EHA additive, would vary somewhat.

I...
Forum: The Garage 07-24-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By 996DL
Thumb Ford Motorcraft SPECIALTY GREEN ENGINE COOLANT / Mazda FL22 antifreeze

Just spent days doing my homework on the web, regarding the BEST antifreeze to use in my new to me, 2008 Nissan Frontier (94,000 kilometers).

I'm refreshing this little gas sipper, 2.5 litre...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,983
Posted By 996DL
Canadian msrp 2014 Kawasaki KLR650 $6999, offered...

Canadian msrp 2014 Kawasaki KLR650 $6999, offered website discount $200

Canadian msrp 2014 Suzuki DR650SE $6299, offered website discount $400

Honda dealers here in Canada, should receive a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,983
Posted By 996DL
Canadian msrp on the venerable XR650L is $8199...

Canadian msrp on the venerable XR650L is $8199 :eek1 :nah :lol3

Their website is showing a $500 discount on 2014 and $750 on 2013 models.

996DL
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 98,115
Posted By 996DL
Toxic thread moderator, only just joined in 2014...

Toxic thread moderator, only just joined in 2014 670ccc ? :gdog :lol3

996DL
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 524,587
Posted By 996DL
I agree and couldn't be more pleased with the...

I agree and couldn't be more pleased with the home run Suzuki has knocked out of the ball park, with this vastly improved Vee II !

Noted on the Australian site mcnews.com.au spring test, actual...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 39,547
Posted By 996DL
Honda has been somewhat busy lately, with...

Honda has been somewhat busy lately, with recycling long in the tooth existing format bikes, stripped Wing and this ST variant, along with the VFR rehash and all.

But if you want to make a "bar...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 39,547
Posted By 996DL
Posted specs in Cycle World's CTX13 vs big bore...

Posted specs in Cycle World's CTX13 vs big bore Guzzi comparo test, totally underwhelmed / shocked me.

Honda:
76.8 hp @ 5840 rpm :huh
78.4 lb.-ft @3930 rpm
12.83 @ 102.42 mph 1/4 mile
117...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 524,587
Posted By 996DL
My former 2004 Vee had me trying different motor...

My former 2004 Vee had me trying different motor oils, the "Swiss spacer mod" and preloading the lever slightly for the 1st to 2nd upshift, but the only really substancial improvement, was fitting a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,960
Posted By 996DL
leafman, you felt the need for a fork brace, even...

leafman, you felt the need for a fork brace, even with the 49mm forks of the current gen Dyna Glide ? :hmmmmm

996DL
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 524,587
Posted By 996DL
A good sign, the many new owners of the Vee II,...

A good sign, the many new owners of the Vee II, too busy riding to post. :lurk

996DL
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 524,587
Posted By 996DL
Sure seems to have been in a hell of a rush, to...

Sure seems to have been in a hell of a rush, to post his extensive findings of riding the Vee II 100 miles, while not exceeding 4000 rpm. :fpalm

Came off sounding like a fkn idjit.

996DL
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 524,587
Posted By 996DL
One of the best improvements I made to my former...

One of the best improvements I made to my former 04 DL1000, was removing the 41 litre Zega panniers, I had mounted when the bike was near new.

Late in my ownership of the bike, I fitted slimline...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 524,587
Posted By 996DL
ALL the design changes in the 14 Vee address...

ALL the design changes in the 14 Vee address former weaknesses inherent in the first gen, up to and including aerodynamic down force, from the DR Big derived front beak.

You want serious...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 524,587
Posted By 996DL
:bueller 996DL

:bueller

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