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Forum: Canada 08-03-2014, 01:46 PM
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Posted By Subaru297
Is anyone up for a ride during the week? I would...

Is anyone up for a ride during the week? I would like to try out Limestone as well after seeing those pictures.

In other news I have a Metzeler Tourance Next Rear Tire 150/70R17 if anyone wants...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
Don't forget about the 500EXC or 530 if you can...

Don't forget about the 500EXC or 530 if you can find one. I have ridden a couple 690's to compare to. I have the 530EXC.

530 advantages
Initial cost
50lbs weight savings
Cost to mod is less...
Forum: Canada 10-01-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
I would be up for doing this with you but it...

I would be up for doing this with you but it would have to be the weekend of the 11-14th. I have been busy with reno's and visitors for a lot of the summer but need to get out at least a couple more...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,473
Posted By Subaru297
I have the Lynx Fairing on now so I am no longer...

I have the Lynx Fairing on now so I am no longer stock. I just replaced the low beam with a 10 Watt led. The high beam is still the 65W halogen it came with. I would like to replace the high beam...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,473
Posted By Subaru297
If this was my intended use I would get the TT...

If this was my intended use I would get the TT stator, and LED light, and keep the stock light for DOT purposes. I would also add heated grips and maybe an upgraded battery if the stock battery ever...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,473
Posted By Subaru297
What would you like pictures of? The whole bike...

What would you like pictures of? The whole bike or something specific? I will have to get some tonight.

As far as lighting goes, if you want to keep it cheap.....I would just get an extra LED...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,534
Posted By Subaru297
That is actually a pretty good price. After...

That is actually a pretty good price. After outfitting my KTM530EXC for touring i have $11,995 into the bike and that does not include shipping for most items. Probably add on another $300 for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 44,862
Views: 8,688,219
Posted By Subaru297
Just curious but is your front tire mounted...

Just curious but is your front tire mounted backwards? It looks directional to me as does your rear but it looks backwards. Back tire looks correct.

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,033,299
Posted By Subaru297
I am sure you will get lots of reports either way...

I am sure you will get lots of reports either way but I am another person that removed both rim locks when I changed my first set of tires.
~4000kms later with around 20psi and my tubes haven't...
Forum: Canada 08-22-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
Isn't everyone in Calgary!:D I have found...

Isn't everyone in Calgary!:D

I have found that most of the blocked off roads are usually small spur roads that just dead end at some gas plant or well head anyway. Not really missing too much...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 44,862
Views: 8,688,219
Posted By Subaru297
Ask them what the spring rate is if they cut the...

Ask them what the spring rate is if they cut the length to 450mm. If it is close enough to what you want then they would be drop in springs. But as mentioned try lowering the oil level and/or...
Forum: Canada 08-22-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
Really? In today's day and age of litigation and...

Really? In today's day and age of litigation and lack of taking responsibility for yourself the oil companies have to block off access to these sites. Many are actually dangerous sites and people...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
I rode Powderface last Saturday and yes it is...

I rode Powderface last Saturday and yes it is still barricaded but we went around those and it was the best time I have had on Powderface. The road is in great shape and all the bridges are fixed. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 44,862
Views: 8,688,219
Posted By Subaru297
This sounds very dangerous to me. The shock is...

This sounds very dangerous to me. The shock is exposed to a very high amount of force. I would not feel safe with it only being screwed in a 1/2 inch into the shock clevis.

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44,862
Views: 8,688,219
Posted By Subaru297
A business card works great too. Plus they are...

A business card works great too. Plus they are usually white so you can see the gunk that comes out!

Cheers
Forum: Canada 07-12-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
Anyone heading out for a ride this weekend? I...

Anyone heading out for a ride this weekend?
I would like to get out dirtbiking or a DS ride. Has anyone made it around Powderface yet to see if all the washouts are rideable?

Cheers
Forum: Canada 06-07-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
I will be there too on a YZ250F. I will try my...

I will be there too on a YZ250F.
I will try my best for 1 but might be 15 minutes late if you don't mind waiting. If not I will try to find you and catch up.

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,534
Posted By Subaru297
Just sent an email! Not sure that I am in the...

Just sent an email!
Not sure that I am in the market at the moment as I just built up my "perfect" ADV bike already, but more options are always good!

Cheers
Forum: Canada 06-06-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
What are the details on Friday's ride? I would...

What are the details on Friday's ride? I would like to get out on my YZ250F or are you taking street legal bikes?

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,534
Posted By Subaru297
I think the issue of the gear ratio is very...

I think the issue of the gear ratio is very important. Sure it might not be a big deal for some but....

No one is going to look at this bike and say "Wide ratio 6 speed! I don't want that."
...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
Looks like a nice ride Lycan. Sorry more of us...

Looks like a nice ride Lycan. Sorry more of us couldn't make it.

Cheers
Forum: Canada 05-21-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
I usually order online as you should replace both...

I usually order online as you should replace both sprockets and the chain at the same time. If I was only replacing a chain I might bite the bullet and pay Calgary prices but usually I order...
Forum: Canada 05-14-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
I went through Grey Creek Pass last year in...

I went through Grey Creek Pass last year in September and the signs did say the road was closed but there were no gates or anything across the road.
We made it through just fine but I did see where...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,033,299
Posted By Subaru297
Don't tell me that! I guess that is a good...

Don't tell me that!

I guess that is a good excuse for a Trailtech Voyager though:evil
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,033,299
Posted By Subaru297
I just had to replace my odometer battery as...

I just had to replace my odometer battery as well. My trip meter kept resetting to zero which is very annoying when that is my fuel gauge!

It is easy to pop off the unit and replace the battery. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,473
Posted By Subaru297
Basically with the stock system you have three...

Basically with the stock system you have three circuits off of the stator.
1. Small amount of capacity dedicated to charging the battery. 30W
2. Majority of the capacity is AC current and this runs...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 44,862
Views: 8,688,219
Posted By Subaru297
I am glad it is working for you and you are...

I am glad it is working for you and you are enjoying the bike. That is ultimately the goal. Thanks for the response.:beer
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 44,862
Views: 8,688,219
Posted By Subaru297
4.25" sag? That sounds like way too much to me. ...

4.25" sag? That sounds like way too much to me. Typically you want 1/3 of your suspension travel as race sag. On our reduced 10" of travel that gives us about 3.3". You would also be looking at...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
Not entirely true. This is determined by your...

Not entirely true. This is determined by your static vs race sag. You can have the correct spring and have your compression damping too low and you will bottom out.
I did set my race sag toward...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 44,862
Views: 8,688,219
Posted By Subaru297
Actually read it and saw they removed the entire...

Actually read it and saw they removed the entire subframe and shock! Wow, overkill.

Anyway the picture is still good and the method is sound.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 44,862
Views: 8,688,219
Posted By Subaru297
Getting the bolt back in easy. Just wiggle the...

Getting the bolt back in easy. Just wiggle the swingarm up and down to align the linkage hole with the shock hole and slide the bolt back through.

Yes you could do that once you get it set...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 44,862
Views: 8,688,219
Posted By Subaru297
Let us know how it works for you. It is...

Let us know how it works for you. It is surprisingly quick and easy to do as long as you have a stand for your bike.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 44,862
Views: 8,688,219
Posted By Subaru297
This is true too. Many of the reports of chain...

This is true too. Many of the reports of chain slider wear are from people on the road loaded up with gear that have never had the problem before. They probably had an in spec or slightly tight...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 44,862
Views: 8,688,219
Posted By Subaru297
Pull the bolt out of the bottom of the shock and...

Pull the bolt out of the bottom of the shock and run the swingarm up through its complete range of motion. You will easily be able to tell where the chain is at its tightest point. Leave it a...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
Yes that was us. I was one of the 3 that went by....

Yes that was us. I was one of the 3 that went by. We were all in a hurry to get home otherwise we would have stopped to chat. Hope you enjoyed your ride.

Thanks to Floss for organizing and for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,033,299
Posted By Subaru297
Just put in a switch that will connect the two...

Just put in a switch that will connect the two sides of the thermal switch. Then you can turn it on whenever you want and the thermostat will still work too.
Just get a switch capable of a few...
Forum: Canada 04-27-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 384,050
Posted By Subaru297
I am planning on joining you as well. Just got...

I am planning on joining you as well. Just got the suspenders back on the bike and the chain tightened. Ready to roll!
I'll be on a KTM530EXC and have a high vis jacket.

See you tomorrow!
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6,642
Views: 1,033,299
Posted By Subaru297
Capt E. is right. You are drawing more than you...

Capt E. is right. You are drawing more than you are charging right now, so the dead battery will be inevitable.
I dealt with this a while ago here. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,473
Posted By Subaru297
Hi Justin, Sorry I didn't respond earlier. ...

Hi Justin,

Sorry I didn't respond earlier. I haven't looked at this thread in a long time.

Hopefully you got this figured out already but yes I think you do need to install a DC reg as well if...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 89,216
Posted By Subaru297
If you like to tinker though and build your own...

If you like to tinker though and build your own battery then this is more suitable to use.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__16575__A123_3_3VB_Lithium_Ion_2300mAh_Single_Cell_Battery.html
...
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