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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By crazybrit
Like I said, all I ever use out of the kit is the...

Like I said, all I ever use out of the kit is the seals and the bushings.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By crazybrit
Just put the bike on the center stand and put a...

Just put the bike on the center stand and put a weight on the rear so that the front end stays up. Something under the bash plate for backup purposes is probably a good idea :D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By crazybrit
Replacing leaking seals isn't hard. Recommend...

Replacing leaking seals isn't hard. Recommend watching the Slavens video on Youtube regarding bleeding out all the air as that's pretty essential to get right.

I've always used the SXS kit...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-28-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 302,447
Posted By crazybrit
Yeah, that looks slick :eek1

Yeah, that looks slick :eek1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-28-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 302,447
Posted By crazybrit
Where is this "slip"? Sorry, must be slow today....

Where is this "slip"? Sorry, must be slow today. Pics?

Bit mean to put Hells in the same pot as AJ, no :D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,857
Posted By crazybrit
I assume this is what people are talking about? ...

I assume this is what people are talking about?

60011050000 BRAKE LIGHT SW. FRONT CPL. 03 $39.09

http://www.wemoto.com/parts/picture/fo-k60011050000/

If "It's the same as the Ducati - its...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By crazybrit
Back on topic. I talked to BRP and they are...

Back on topic.

I talked to BRP and they are not aware of any vibration differences between OEM and their damper. I'm not sure that this means much however.

BigWan was correct, 26 ft lb is...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,319
Posted By crazybrit
This morning I looked over the frame with a...

This morning I looked over the frame with a flashlight and I can't see anything. I was thorough. Obviously motor is in the frame but due to the suspended design you can still pretty much see...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,319
Posted By crazybrit
Motor was pretty easy to install, everything...

Motor was pretty easy to install, everything seemed to line up ok. We checked for loose steering head bearings when we swapped the triple clamp. I've loosened and retorqued the subframe bolts to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,319
Posted By crazybrit
It's funny as out on the last test ride, Ken was...

It's funny as out on the last test ride, Ken was riding my bike and we almost got rear ended. Not that I'd want Ken to have been injured but I'd take an insurance settlement at this point. Part...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By crazybrit
Thanks for the comment. I saw the original post....

Thanks for the comment. I saw the original post. Radek was kind enough to send me a pair (thanks again!).

26 ft/lb? Hmmn, that's 35 Nm, quite a lot more than the OEM spec (which I'm assuming...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,319
Posted By crazybrit
So I guess it's time for an update ....... I...

So I guess it's time for an update .......

I installed the new (well, old, 2004 with 20k miles) motor and it didn't change the vibrations :baldy.

I was able to test ride the bike with the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By crazybrit
Thanks, Luke, MortimerSickle and myself all...

Thanks, Luke, MortimerSickle and myself all rode mine with the BRPs and then again an hour later with the OEM reinstalled and we all agreed it was a significant improvement.

I'm still...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,795
Posted By crazybrit
SE is funny here. 18 months ago people were...

SE is funny here. 18 months ago people were posting looking for them with few in FM -> rare commodity. Few months later, lots for sale. I expect the cycle will go full circle.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By crazybrit
BRP triple clamp rubber dampers

I've been trying to diagnose a vibration issue with my bike for quite a while. I just switched back to the OEM triple clamp today (has 0 miles on it), BRP has been on since new (12k miles).

The...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6,215
Views: 1,204,497
Posted By crazybrit
I wasn't asking about wheel bearings. Rather the...

I wasn't asking about wheel bearings. Rather the wheel spacers, that said, the bearing part of any kit should be pretty much standard bearings so I assume your issue was with the spacers...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6,215
Views: 1,204,497
Posted By crazybrit
Wheel spacers

Long ago I got an Excel recall wheel from KTM for my old 04 625 SXC (20mm front axle). The bike has long gone but I still have the wheel. I've been pondering using it (with some more street oriented...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 302,447
Posted By crazybrit
West of the Log Cabin by a couple of miles but...

West of the Log Cabin by a couple of miles but well before Rogers turnoff. There were a couple huge FMF signs hanging in the window. I'd never noticed it before. Seemed to be open.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 302,447
Posted By crazybrit
Slight tangent, I was driving back on Hwy 6 last...

Slight tangent, I was driving back on Hwy 6 last week and noticed what looked like a motorcycle shop just west of Gales Creek. Was I hallucinating, else when did that open?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 302,447
Posted By crazybrit
How was the ride?

How was the ride?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8,527
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,140,152
Posted By crazybrit
Wanted: Chest Freezer

I'm looking for a small chest freezer. One of the 28" wide, 22" deep type. Can't be any wider than 28". Obviously working. Max 4 years old. Portland area. I have a dolly&truck.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8,527
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,140,152
Posted By crazybrit
Thanks but I'd rather have my own. Understand...

Thanks but I'd rather have my own. Understand you don't want to sell yours. If anyone else does, please send me a PM.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6,215
Views: 1,204,497
Posted By crazybrit
clicking on the link RideFreak posted works fine...

clicking on the link RideFreak posted works fine for me.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6,215
Views: 1,204,497
Posted By crazybrit
I helped him work out the kinks in his first...

I helped him work out the kinks in his first proto, spun the early version on my lathe to add the zip tie mount. Still isn't great so in the end I made a mount out of fiberglass basically a ><...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 355,744
Posted By crazybrit
I'm local to you and (as I said in PM) happy to...

I'm local to you and (as I said in PM) happy to help once I get my bike sorted. Hopefully that's before end of summer.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 355,744
Posted By crazybrit
Whats the status of the choke for the FCR?

Whats the status of the choke for the FCR?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,512
Posted By crazybrit
subframe bolt looks angled to me, not sure if...

subframe bolt looks angled to me, not sure if the mounting hole on frame is damaged, any damage to frame is instant total
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6,215
Views: 1,204,497
Posted By crazybrit
Personally I'm in the "never use ez-out" camp. ...

Personally I'm in the "never use ez-out" camp. If they break, which they often do, you're right up shit creek as you now have a piece of hardened steel jammed in.
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6,215
Views: 1,204,497
Posted By crazybrit
It's basically the same as the K&S 12-0055. ...

It's basically the same as the K&S 12-0055. Just with an extra LED. I think you can get the K&S for around $38.00.

http://www.kandstech.com/pimages/12-0055.html

I've had it on my bike...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6,215
Views: 1,204,497
Posted By crazybrit
Post #1586 on this thread. ...

Post #1586 on this thread. http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13032716&postcount=1586

I have the rears, billet and pretty indestructible. I did have one LED stop working and the way...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,215
Views: 1,204,497
Posted By crazybrit
:lol3 RFS rite of passage

:lol3 RFS rite of passage
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6,215
Views: 1,204,497
Posted By crazybrit
The sight glass is infuriating, especially on a...

The sight glass is infuriating, especially on a 1000-2000 mile trip away from home where a reliable way to check oil would be nice.

I usually fill it until I can see about the amount you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6,215
Views: 1,204,497
Posted By crazybrit
Do you have the single or dual pipes? ...

Do you have the single or dual pipes? Following applies to the single ...

Mine pops. I tried the Permatex high temp sealant, forget if it helped :D maybe, for sure it's only temporary. Some...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-12-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 73,038
Posted By crazybrit
I don't remove the socket. Always leave the...

I don't remove the socket. Always leave the short adapter pigtail in the back of the GPS. But frequently removing the GPS from the TT bracket and pulling the short adapter cable through seems all...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-12-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 73,038
Posted By crazybrit
Sticking in the GPS isn't my problem. Mine...

Sticking in the GPS isn't my problem. Mine always seem to break here:

http://s22.postimg.org/jf6p49fox/IMG_1971_L.jpg (http://postimage.org/)



I guess I need to keep my eyes on FleaBay for...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-12-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 73,038
Posted By crazybrit
That's exactly what I made. I swap it...

That's exactly what I made. I swap it frequently between my 450 and 950. Also I generally remove the GPS when I'm leaving the bike. I usually leave the [pictured] adapter in the gps but pulling...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-12-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 73,038
Posted By crazybrit
I realize this. I was just wondering if anyone...

I realize this. I was just wondering if anyone knew of cheaper sources for just the connector end. Buying complete adapters NEW and chopping off the last few inches is getting old. I think the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-11-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 73,038
Posted By crazybrit
Is there a source for cheap 478 power connectors...

Is there a source for cheap 478 power connectors (like pfranc for the old gpsmap 60)? The bare wire one is way too long. All I really want is the connector with 6" of wire.

The last two I've...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,273
Posted By crazybrit
I assume the test procedure for the TPS on the FI...

I assume the test procedure for the TPS on the FI bikes is similar to the carb'd bikes [in the service manual]? Check VDC as you turn throttle? If so, did these "faulty TPS"s pass or fail the test?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,512
Posted By crazybrit
Pain/suffering is a separate issue from damage to...

Pain/suffering is a separate issue from damage to the bike, from your first post it sounds like you are exploring this. Don't conflate the two.


This is the way to go. You usually need to...
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