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Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 08:49 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
I don' t think the mount for the footpegs on the...

I don' t think the mount for the footpegs on the T100 is the same as on the Scrambler. I will verify when I get home on Tues if no one else has answered the question. Also, if you look at...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Here is a suggestion - if you can find a used...

Here is a suggestion - if you can find a used Triumph King/Queen seat, it maybe the most comfortable for the $ you can find (YMMV). For luggage, find a set of used Triumph soft luggage standoffs and...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 11:28 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Look at the posting above your note, those...

Look at the posting above your note, those headers are routed the same as an Arrow should be. I know that bike has stock or TORs, but the header routing are the same.
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 04:51 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
I thought in that situation (not happened to me...

I thought in that situation (not happened to me yet) that you'd raise the caliper above the level of the master cylinder so that any bubbles in the line would rise during the bleeding process. So...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 04:20 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
...ahh yes, and turns into a new paint scheme! ...

...ahh yes, and turns into a new paint scheme! WooHoo! Actually, I really like the red/silver...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 05:58 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
There is really not a decent seat to be had,...

There is really not a decent seat to be had, perhaps stock with one of those air pads, might get you some decent comfort, but YMMV. Lots of opinions on this topic (like everything else). Nice bike,...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 09:48 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Might be able to find in the manual what things...

Might be able to find in the manual what things they touch. Check w/ the dealer, doubt that you'd need to go in to keep your warranty in effect - but who knows what the dealer will tell you. WRT a...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 09:42 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Depends if the OP is getting a standard Bonnie...

Depends if the OP is getting a standard Bonnie w/17" cast wheels(formerly called an SE) or a standard Bonnie w/ 19" spoked front wheel, did he say?
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 06:34 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
I think you'd need a Scrambler right side cover...

I think you'd need a Scrambler right side cover (and not sure the Scrambler one would fit a standard Bonneville) and the mounting point for the muffler would need to be fabricated - the Scrambler has...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 04:18 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
The fitting instructions that come with the...

The fitting instructions that come with the tankbag when new are part # A99000082. Here is a scan of the three pages that are in English, this should help:

...
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 03:53 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Check into this one...seems to work fine for a...

Check into this one...seems to work fine for a non efi Bonnie, perhaps for yours too?

http://www.newbonneville.com/html/battery.html (http://www.newbonneville.com/html/battery.html)
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 01:35 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Shep, are you buying the one in Willoughby Hills,...

Shep, are you buying the one in Willoughby Hills, OH? If so, think that one was/is a good deal! Good luck with your new bike!
Tom
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 07:40 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Metal Mules & Pelicans in the Flea Mkt/Parts

Have Metal Mule brackets and Pelicans for sale in the Parts section of the Flea Market if anyone is interested.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=984940...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 10:01 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
'10 Scrambler For Sale

This was just posted on Cleveland's CL, not mine, no interest, don't know the guy, seems like a decent price... it is only 15 min away:

http://cleveland.craigslist.org/mcy/4536196208.html...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 02:00 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Just a thought...

You probably did this already, but measure twice or three times to verify what you found. With what you have already, I would not be concerned at all with the clearance of a number of the valves that...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 05:10 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
I recently did the valve clearance check on both...

I recently did the valve clearance check on both of my Bonnevilles, a few notes:

- use a decent quality metric feeler guage, not a decimal guage converted to metric (they have odd sizes and...
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2014, 03:42 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Here's one...

Well I guess that one was/is a scam as we thought. While I know this is a Scrambler forum, here is a Bonneville that looks pretty good at not a bad price. I have no interest in this, just spotted...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2014, 03:19 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Caution!

THAT sounds too good to be true...make sure you are dealing with a legit individual, bring a big friend along, caution, could be a scam. Make sure it hasn't been in a flood or something or on a...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2014, 07:20 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
While anything could be done if you have the...

While anything could be done if you have the fabrication skills, I think your best bet would be a top box as you mention, it will provide her security along with both of you some storage space. Good...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 04:04 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
The holy grail - a seat that is really comfortable

Good luck with that! You'll find a ton of posts on seats, everyone looking for the holy grail of seats. Just remember when reading this stuff that YMMV.
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2014, 06:22 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
I can attest to that, those puppies are great on...

I can attest to that, those puppies are great on the street, I have them on his '06 Scrambler, which is alive and very well in NE Ohio...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 03:41 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
+1 too. You have a rare situation where you have...

+1 too. You have a rare situation where you have a spouse endorsing the purchase of another bike - grab it and run with it!
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
I had an '06 650 VStrom, which I sold and ended...

I had an '06 650 VStrom, which I sold and ended up with an '06 Scrambler. I think the VStrom was a better tourer and did everything well, very comfortable, trouble free, great mpg but pretty ugly...
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2014, 06:39 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Happy Trails Brackets

Sorry this is off topic, but I'm peddling a set of HT brackets and a mounting kit for Pelicans or whatever bags you want over on...

...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 04:51 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Congratulations on a successful trip with minimal...

Congratulations on a successful trip with minimal mishaps...you'll have great memories and a lot of video/photos from this trip to digest. Tom
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 06:02 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Mastodon - good luck going through Chicago, maybe...

Mastodon - good luck going through Chicago, maybe being Sunday and Mother's Day, traffic will be a bit lighter. Just take your time and stay out of the way of the morons trying to go double the...
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 05:25 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Can you have someone add a couple of spot welds...

Can you have someone add a couple of spot welds to the end of the shaft so that the weld binds the shifter to the shaft at the correct shifter angle? It could be ground off later to remove the...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2014, 04:23 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
...so this guy rides everywhere without a front...

...so this guy rides everywhere without a front fender? That must work great on dirt roads and in the rain... Could you think of a more ungainly bike to ride RTW? WOW!
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 07:55 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Couldn't agree more on that New Bonneville LED...

Couldn't agree more on that New Bonneville LED kit - did it on both my T100 and Scrambler and now can finally see the light! Great mod.
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 02:59 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
You've gotten some comments...maybe you've just...

You've gotten some comments...maybe you've just hit a wall and a few days off will do the trick. I think if you b-line back from the Pacific coast, you'll have missed a lot of this beautiful country...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 02:44 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Is this the headlight you are talking about? ...

Is this the headlight you are talking about?

...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2014, 04:39 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Irutt - If you are commenting on Mastondon's...

Irutt - If you are commenting on Mastondon's set-up, I think that he has the stock dual seat in place along with a MetalMule set of racks (both side and rear) under all that gear. That rack is...
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2014, 04:43 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
The Arrow without the baffle is obnoxious. I...

The Arrow without the baffle is obnoxious. I think you need to have your dealer put the baffle back in and remap your ecu, he has the wrong map installed. Someone needs to respond to you on this...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2014, 07:31 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
With my '01 Bonneville, I ended up changing the...

With my '01 Bonneville, I ended up changing the chain and sprockets at something like 24K - however, there was no apparent wear on either sprocket and the chain was probably fine. In retrospect all...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2014, 05:18 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
mastodon... "Thanks! I'm definitely hoping...

mastodon...

"Thanks! I'm definitely hoping to enjoy the trip, or at the very least to make a memory from it. Appreciate the invite, but I think I'll be passing by further south. You're welcome to...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 02:21 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
The good thing with HT racks is that you can fit...

The good thing with HT racks is that you can fit a variety of bags to their mounts using their mounting kit. Pelicans, Givi, muffintop alloy boxes (see: http://wendellcase.com/...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 03:37 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Well I'm guessing that you have figured out where...

Well I'm guessing that you have figured out where you'll need tires/tubes and have that planned in...you should be hitting some pretty cold weather in many parts of your trip, especially in the...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 04:05 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Nice video, the GoPro does a good job and you did...

Nice video, the GoPro does a good job and you did a nice job putting it all together. We were just in Arches at the beginning of March, it was a stunning place. Good road from 70 to 191 - rt 128. ...
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2014, 04:45 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
When I was riding this past spring in 36-38f...

When I was riding this past spring in 36-38f weather the handguards on my Scrambler were pretty ineffective. Heated grips or gloves would be the way to go...I ended up putting my gloved hands into...
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
They are probably not cheap at BikeBandit...but...

They are probably not cheap at BikeBandit...but you could check out MADSS or Hermys? Or watch the classifieds on the TRat site.
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