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Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By dabracing
They touch slightly, but I put a small square...

They touch slightly, but I put a small square rubber piece with sticky on one side as a heat insulator and stuck it on the inside of the side plate. The squares make slight contact with the cans but...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By dabracing
I use that bag with dual exhaust, but the bag is...

I use that bag with dual exhaust, but the bag is mounted far enough back where the side panels are not even
touching the cans, so I have no need for supplied heat rings around the cans. I have a...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By dabracing
Yup, I have that setup on my SE so I know it...

Yup, I have that setup on my SE so I know it works. I use the wider wheel with a Pirelli Scorp 150 size for mostly street and lite off-road, stock rear wheel with knobbie for dirt.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,984
Posted By dabracing
OK, you guys would know if you've had the box on...

OK, you guys would know if you've had the box on your bike for a while. I just thought (only by looks), it needed something more, but sometimes simplicity and effectiveness wins over looks. Anyway,...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,016
Posted By dabracing
No.

No.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By dabracing
I would guess fair market for what you described...

I would guess fair market for what you described would be around $8.5-9K.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,984
Posted By dabracing
I would have to think about it, but there has to...

I would have to think about it, but there has to be a cleaner, more sano clasp set-up out there.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,984
Posted By dabracing
Ummm...it's cool and all, but what's with the lid...

Ummm...it's cool and all, but what's with the lid closure device? Pre-pre production I hope.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By dabracing
$8K is a good price, better price if lots of...

$8K is a good price, better price if lots of add-ons. I wouldn't sweat the valve adjustment, check and adjust after you buy it for baseline and peace of mind. These engines don't have a history of...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,123
Posted By dabracing
The Pirelli Scorpion Rally is a great tire for...

The Pirelli Scorpion Rally is a great tire for 50/50, last a long time without scalping and very inexpensive too.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,181
Posted By dabracing
Good question. Just speculation, but I believe it...

Good question. Just speculation, but I believe it works only off the sensor reading the wheel speed. I doubt the system used on these bikes are that sophisticated to monitor system pressure.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,181
Posted By dabracing
Over 1 million miles of safety, I must be doing...

Over 1 million miles of safety, I must be doing something right. Never needed ABS yet.

Apologies to the OP for off-topic. Flyred, remove the ABS and never look back.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,181
Posted By dabracing
Or........use good defensive riding techniques; ...

Or........use good defensive riding techniques; see the car early, anticipate it puling out, slow down and have an out before needing lame ABS.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By dabracing
Drill a very small drain hole in the end and...

Drill a very small drain hole in the end and bottom of your swing arm. Water tends to collect in there and the corrosion will seize the chain adjuster bolts.
I'm fighting a seized one currently.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,765
Posted By dabracing
Yes......Buy a 950.

Yes......Buy a 950.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,029
Posted By dabracing
Yeah, nice looking, but you will break an ankle...

Yeah, nice looking, but you will break an ankle and/or destroy the box when you crash. Hell, you don't even have to crash to break an ankle on those.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,029
Posted By dabracing
If you need more fuel capacity, get a Safari. ...

If you need more fuel capacity, get a Safari.
The Giant Loop Great Basin has two built-in compartments to carry 1 liter water bottles.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,838
Posted By dabracing
I have the AQ pants and jacket. I have no...

I have the AQ pants and jacket. I have no complaints, the quality is good, fits great and excellent versatility. I ride in 25-105 degree temps and between the inner liners and the available...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,029
Posted By dabracing
Go this route, I have this for my 950SE and it is...

Go this route, I have this for my 950SE and it is simply awesome.
Panniers will just get in your way and hurt your ankles.

http://www.giantloopmoto.com/products/great-basin-saddlebag
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 86,963
Posted By dabracing
I received a surprise in the mail...

I received a surprise in the mail yesterday....it's a little smaller than the cones I'm used to dealing with, but a great surprise nevertheless. Thanks Kelly!!!
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 86,963
Posted By dabracing
LittleWan, I appreciate the kind gesture and...

LittleWan, I appreciate the kind gesture and consideration for some final nudie pictures :eek1, thanks for thinking of me :-)
Great report, BTW. Very entertaining!
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 86,963
Posted By dabracing
Wans, thanks for the great pics, I had already...

Wans, thanks for the great pics, I had already forgotten who was on the cover.
Great call passing it forward and keeping it going. I look forward to it!
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 86,963
Posted By dabracing
Nice report so far, Kelly. Briggs Mine Cabin...

Nice report so far, Kelly. Briggs Mine Cabin looks so bare. When I was the last year in April, the trees all had leaves and there were purple flowers all around the driveway, sure made it look like a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 86,963
Posted By dabracing
Yes, I run them as a set. The rear is very...

Yes, I run them as a set. The rear is very comparable to the 908 Dunlop in wear and traction.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-24-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,192
Posted By dabracing
Ah, cool! The tank-slapper...not so cool. My bike...

Ah, cool! The tank-slapper...not so cool. My bike is a bit heavier than yours :-)
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 86,963
Posted By dabracing
Awesome RR so far! I'm + 1 on the Pirelli...

Awesome RR so far!

I'm + 1 on the Pirelli Rally's for my 950SE. They last at least as long as the Dunlop's, no cupping and almost half the cost.

Going down US-395 through Bridgeport, next...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-23-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,192
Posted By dabracing
Nice ride. I did a very similar ride last spring...

Nice ride. I did a very similar ride last spring on my 950SE but on day 2, I went south and did North South Rd and Mengel Pass, then back to Big Pine.
Maybe it was my RR you read:...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 86,963
Posted By dabracing
Awesome idea Kelly! Thanks for tagging onto the...

Awesome idea Kelly! Thanks for tagging onto the original, this should be interesting.....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,587
Posted By dabracing
That is true. Did you happen to keep the...

That is true.

Did you happen to keep the old case? If not, does the dealer still have it? If you do have it, cut the engine # off the old case and keep it for the future in case of a sale or...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-14-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,387
Posted By dabracing
Congrats to LittleWan! He is the claimant and has...

Congrats to LittleWan! He is the claimant and has successfully found the magazine. It only took almost a year. He did it two-up on a 990 which is quite an accomplishment, that canyon is gnarly rocky!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,335
Posted By dabracing
Send a PM to tahoeacr, he's done it before to...

Send a PM to tahoeacr, he's done it before to several 990's.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By dabracing
Here's a pic of mine; 1/2" crossbar with...

Here's a pic of mine; 1/2" crossbar with Touratech mount...

http://i357.photobucket.com/albums/oo20/dabracing/030.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By dabracing
+1. I did the same thing and epoxied it, worked...

+1. I did the same thing and epoxied it, worked fine.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-03-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,863
Posted By dabracing
I had the same experience with a 908 in Death...

I had the same experience with a 908 in Death Valley last year.....432 miles and it was smoked. Even if the mileage is a bit less with the Pirelli, the cheaper price more than makes up the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,863
Posted By dabracing
Try these, they last just as long and perform...

Try these, they last just as long and perform equally in my opinion....$100.99

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/2/29/393/28465/ITEM/Pirelli-Scorpion-Rally-Rear-Tire.aspx?WT.ac=SLIsearch
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,365
Posted By dabracing
Here's a great route.... *I-80 east and...

Here's a great route....

*I-80 east and exit Suisun Valley Rd west of Fairfield and go north.
*Stay on Suisun Valley Rd and it turns into Wooden Valley Rd.
*At the T turn right on Monticello Rd...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By dabracing
Make sure you burp the system after filling by...

Make sure you burp the system after filling by raising the front-end of the bike. I use my MX ramp into my truck and push the bike up until the back tire is at the base of the ramp.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By dabracing
My response was to the OP, not you.

My response was to the OP, not you.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,270
Posted By dabracing
As usual, many opinions here, but only you will...

As usual, many opinions here, but only you will know which direction to go. If it's the right bike for you, you will know it and don't look back. Obviously it won't do what a 450 will do in the dirt,...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By dabracing
All US sold SE's are 50 state bikes, so the...

All US sold SE's are 50 state bikes, so the California models are no different. No need for 7,500 miles.
To register in Ca, all you need is a DMV VIN verification form filled out by the CHP, DMV or...
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