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Forum: The Garage Today, 07:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,291
Posted By Falconfixer
weed killer, or parts cleaner

weed killer, or parts cleaner
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths Today, 07:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,760
Posted By Falconfixer
This, this, this!! Coming from the big truck...

This, this, this!! Coming from the big truck world, staring at the numbers on the pump when you get done filling will amaze you for some time. Not only are bikes more fun, they're so much cheaper to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-02-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Falconfixer
Isn't this one currently for sale in the flea...

Isn't this one currently for sale in the flea market?

I say get it!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-02-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,186
Posted By Falconfixer
Camelback/waterpack trick

Ive got a few water-packs, but my favorite for the Vegas hot weather riding is my military issue cheapo one that has the fill neck on the bottom. The night prior to riding, I fill it 3/4 full and...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-02-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,760
Posted By Falconfixer
Damn, I've got a Firstgear Kilimanjaro that I...

Damn, I've got a Firstgear Kilimanjaro that I bought on here that's too big for me, I'm just a lil fella at 6'1" and 250. Id love to send it to ya to get ou started, in exchange for all the laughs I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-30-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 469
Posted By Falconfixer
[QUOTE=pfdskipper;27095138]. I will let the...

[QUOTE=pfdskipper;27095138]. I will let the thread do just that after asking "Mr.Bolt and Fixer of Falcons if they were required to show proof of, OR attest to , their soon to be full time residence...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-29-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Falconfixer
I just cut mine off, then welded it back up with...

I just cut mine off, then welded it back up with a 2" section of tubing in there to lengthen it. Very cost-efficient.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-28-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 469
Posted By Falconfixer
+1 here. When I buy dirtbikes with no titles in...

+1 here. When I buy dirtbikes with no titles in Las Vegas, I take em straight to Az to the DMV for a title. Easy process, every time.
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,626
Posted By Falconfixer
I was told not to use my OD when I left Alaska in...

I was told not to use my OD when I left Alaska in 2004, driving home to Ohio in my 1996 Ram 1/2 ton. I was young and didn't listen, so on day 2 of the trip, I toasted my trans in the Yukon Territory...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Falconfixer
Sounds like faulty ignition switch .

Sounds like faulty ignition switch .
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-22-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By Falconfixer
The Baja package was only available in 2013, and...

The Baja package was only available in 2013, and its not as tall as the 990-R. Hope this helps.

and oh yea, my vote is for the R
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-22-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Falconfixer
I think I would renew in Or before moving also....

I think I would renew in Or before moving also. When I said that you have 30 days to change over, I was telling you what they want from you. Do we do that? shit no. My truck has had Ohio plates since...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,097
Posted By Falconfixer
When I was in the Air Force lots of guys told me...

When I was in the Air Force lots of guys told me that they dumped a can of Coke into the washing machine with their greasy coveralls.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-20-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By Falconfixer
That's it?!? Just buy it.

That's it?!? Just buy it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-16-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By Falconfixer
I had to read this a few times, I thought you...

I had to read this a few times, I thought you were asking a question at first, but then realized that you weren't. And you post doesn't really read that clearly as a trade offer. Its better suited...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-16-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,439
Posted By Falconfixer
To get the CF cloth to maintain a shape. Just...

To get the CF cloth to maintain a shape. Just like working with fiberglass.
Forum: Photos 06-13-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 197,741
Posted By Falconfixer
No kidding.

No kidding.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2,496
Views: 409,650
Posted By Falconfixer
Right on. This is the kind of feedback that I'm...

Right on. This is the kind of feedback that I'm looking for, and interested to hear. Thanks.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,496
Views: 409,650
Posted By Falconfixer
Thanks Slambo!! Are you close to eglin or Hurby...

Thanks Slambo!! Are you close to eglin or Hurby field maybe? I was moving to Crestview a few months back, but then got offered a couple jobs at the last minute. D'oh!!
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,496
Views: 409,650
Posted By Falconfixer
OK, I think I want one

I cant stay out of this thread. Just sold my Electra Glide earlier this year after owning it for a decade. I Think a C14 is my next two wheeled buy. I gotta admit though, that I'm a torque junkie....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-11-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Falconfixer
I think state law says you have 30 days once you...

I think state law says you have 30 days once you move to NV to register your vehicle with them. By the way, there's no smog checks required in Pahrump on cars and trucks, which is ones of the many...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-10-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,096
Posted By Falconfixer
ADMO tours in Las Vegas

ADMO tours in Las Vegas
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-02-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By Falconfixer
The secondary ignition relay, that lets the bike...

The secondary ignition relay, that lets the bike crank once all the safety conditions are met: side stand up, clutch lever in and/or shifter in neutral

EDIT: just noticed this is a 990, NOT a 950....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-01-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By Falconfixer
Just buy a used one, everybody on here has one...

Just buy a used one, everybody on here has one collecting dust in their garage.
Forum: Australia 05-28-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,372
Posted By Falconfixer
That pic looks just like my current stable, minus...

That pic looks just like my current stable, minus the front fender on the Adv. I'm headed to Africa for 4 months for work right now. Damn I'm gonna miss those two...:cry
Forum: Australia 05-28-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,372
Posted By Falconfixer
Sorry to butt in from the US, but I own a 950-S,...

Sorry to butt in from the US, but I own a 950-S, and just picked up a clean, almost never used 2007 SE last weekend for cheap. The answer is: about 90 pounds. (sorry, don't know what that is in KG's)...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By Falconfixer
I just grabbed a low mile SE earlier today, and I...

I just grabbed a low mile SE earlier today, and I already have a 950 Adv. Either bike will be fun. Each bike has its purpose though, so you have to decide what you need, or want it for. I say only...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,997
Posted By Falconfixer
Hey, me too!!

I actually just bought the same bike a few hours ago close to San Bernadino, a 2007 SE from the original owner with less than 6500 miles on it. I'm too lazy to post pics though. Bike is all stock,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-23-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,723
Posted By Falconfixer
Stock KTM bag for me. I thought it would be too...

Stock KTM bag for me. I thought it would be too big, and get in my way while standing, but gave it a try and like it a lot. I find that it makes a great mechanical stop when I lean too far forward,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,324
Posted By Falconfixer
In the factory service manual, theres a detailed...

In the factory service manual, theres a detailed process on how to test your secondary starter relay (the relay that allows the bike to start once all the safing conditions are met, like bike in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,257
Posted By Falconfixer
Hmm, this is ALSO good to hear. :clap

Hmm, this is ALSO good to hear. :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,453
Posted By Falconfixer
I think there's a better deal out there waiting...

I think there's a better deal out there waiting for you. Might I suggest going with higher miles and less cash? Did you see the 2006 in Altadena right now on CL for $5900 OBO, with 39K on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,257
Posted By Falconfixer
[QUOTE=Chuckracer;26820050]My new Warp9's live up...

[QUOTE=Chuckracer;26820050]My new Warp9's live up to their name...their warped. :huh

Buy Galfer or EBC. Don't buy cheap rotors.[/QUOTE

Bad to hear, but good to know. Thanks Chuck.

By that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,257
Posted By Falconfixer
Where to buy new front rotors?

2006 950 Adventure-S

My front brakes always need pumped up a bit, so Yesterday I inspected my front rotors for warpage. Yup, just as suspected, one is bad. Now, where do I find one? I usually...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,458
Posted By Falconfixer
Just a thought here, but anyone that sold a KTM...

Just a thought here, but anyone that sold a KTM that they regretted buying and returned to a Japanese bike, probably wouldn't hang out much here in OC, right? Have you posted this question elsewhere?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,408
Posted By Falconfixer
3600 I think. PM inbound.

3600 I think. PM inbound.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-15-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,408
Posted By Falconfixer
I also have this element in my bike. and they...

I also have this element in my bike. and they give a discount to inmates. Its the best bang for your buck lighting upgrade, period.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-14-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,217
Posted By Falconfixer
They sent me the Warp9 Elite. I didn't ask for...

They sent me the Warp9 Elite. I didn't ask for anything special, just told Taylor I wanted a rim for a 950 Adventure.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,217
Posted By Falconfixer
I like it so far.....

I recently replaced just the front hoop on my 950 with one from Warp9. Ive already been beating on it pretty hard in the rock-filled Nevada desert, and I can still get on the interstate at the end of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-12-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,716
Posted By Falconfixer
I just got mine installed last week in my 950....

I just got mine installed last week in my 950. Had to beg Daryl to make the bracket for me, but since he's such a good guy, it didn't take much. :D
The bad part? when I turn it off it makes the LED...
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