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Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 08:15 PM
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Posted By chupa88
I just watched Mad Max last night! Orsurf,...

I just watched Mad Max last night! Orsurf, thanks for the kick! I'll have another entry soon.


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Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
W800 levers fit 650?

Found these in eBay for the 800. If I remember right, it should fit the 650...can anyone confirm this?
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 12:57 PM
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Posted By chupa88
Yes, I also had an oil change performed, which is...

Yes, I also had an oil change performed, which is when the shop found the air filter in that condition.

I already have a new filter coming to me as a genuine Kawasaki part. They should be...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
I got my carbs cleaned when I bought the bike...

I got my carbs cleaned when I bought the bike last year. But maybe worth looking into again?

Good idea on checking the battery with a volt meter. What should the reading be?

As I said in...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 10:04 AM
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Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Temperature was prob around mid 70s. Not that...

Temperature was prob around mid 70s. Not that cold if that's what you mean by carb icing....?

I did find that the fuzzy part of my right air filter has been worn out. Would that have anything to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 05:27 PM
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Posted By chupa88
I read that but my battery is brand new. ...

I read that but my battery is brand new. Replaced it the beginning of this season in April.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 05:10 PM
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Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
So I'm digging this old post back out because...

So I'm digging this old post back out because this happened to me in the same exact manner when I was on my RT66 trip. I happened once in New Mexico between Santa Fe and ABQ and then it happened...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 12:57 PM
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Posted By chupa88
Guys - I think the best bet is the new Ducati...

Guys - I think the best bet is the new Ducati Scrambler!

http://scramblerducati.com/immagini/desktop/icon/icon-dett-1_en.png
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Hey folks, I'm riding cross country via Rt66 from...

Hey folks, I'm riding cross country via Rt66 from Chicago to LA on my W. I'm currently in Buffalo heading to Cleveland. If you're interested, follow me at motozen66.tumblr.com.


Thanks!

...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 10:41 AM
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Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Is he still around? If so, post his info. I bet a...

Is he still around? If so, post his info. I bet a bunch of folks here would be interested.


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Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,760
Posted By chupa88
I got a set of E21 but they use two different...

I got a set of E21 but they use two different keys. Can anyone post a tutorial on how to reset the tumblers?

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 52,566
Posted By chupa88
My former Qwest helmet's city crack/opening is...

My former Qwest helmet's city crack/opening is 100x times better than the crack on my GT Air. Love how quiet the Air is, love the internal visor, but really hate how hot it gets in city traffic due...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 07:30 AM
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Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
How much weight did you shed on the bike? What is...

How much weight did you shed on the bike? What is the final weight?
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2014, 08:11 AM
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Views: 2,660
Posted By chupa88
Looks amazing and fun! Thanks for report!

Looks amazing and fun! Thanks for report!
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 08:46 AM
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Posted By chupa88
Hey Folks, So to follow up on my previous...

Hey Folks,

So to follow up on my previous post, I'm planning to ride Route 66 this sept from Boston-Chicago-LA. I currently have a Five Star rear rack and am thinking of getting some Givi E21...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 11:28 AM
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Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Thanks! That would be great!

Thanks! That would be great!
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 09:57 AM
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Posted By chupa88
Damn! I'm planning to ride Route 66 this Sept...

Damn! I'm planning to ride Route 66 this Sept and was looking at the Givi side racks.

I have the Five Star rear rack installed now. Does anyone know if the Givi side racks will install with...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 09:53 AM
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Posted By chupa88
You can look on ebay to find a rack. I got an...

You can look on ebay to find a rack. I got an non-OEM one and I'm very happy with it.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Yea, but I'm not that handy wrenching - would...

Yea, but I'm not that handy wrenching - would partner up with someone though!
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 02:24 PM
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Posted By chupa88
Anyone in the Boston area that is handy with...

Anyone in the Boston area that is handy with their W? I'd love to film some of these routines fixes and maintenance, edit them and put them on youtube so it'll help others.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Blah. Hate to spend the money. But stupid on my...

Blah. Hate to spend the money. But stupid on my part. Anyone have any experience with the Shorai battery?
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Charging battery?

So I was a bad owner and left my W sitting in storage for the winter too long without starting it up periodically. I went to see if it would start last evening and when I turned the key to ON, I got...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 52,566
Posted By chupa88
Same here. I use speakers and it's fine. Though...

Same here. I use speakers and it's fine. Though I don't really use it at high speed or use it to listen to music. I always pull down and chat on the phone.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 06:52 AM
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Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
I did read the service manual regarding "Engine...

I did read the service manual regarding "Engine Lubrication." It was not very detailed and it did not even show a picture of the filler cap.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 06:47 AM
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Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Hey Thanks. That was great.

Hey Thanks. That was great.
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2013, 10:54 PM
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Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Yes, I read 14 ft lb from the manual. I believed...

Yes, I read 14 ft lb from the manual. I believed this wrench with the ability to start at 10 lb would be accommodating enough. Do you have a link for a more suitable wrench? Thanks.

What about...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Little mechanical knowledge, I would agree with,...

Little mechanical knowledge, I would agree with, but little practical skills? Way to insult and welcome someone new to the community.



I ordered a jegs torque wrench 10-150lb.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Yea, I ordered a bunch from the bike bandit site....

Yea, I ordered a bunch from the bike bandit site. Thanks again.
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2013, 08:51 AM
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Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Thanks again!

Thanks again!
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2013, 07:27 AM
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Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Thanks for the helpful advice. I just may do the...

Thanks for the helpful advice. I just may do the latter.
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2013, 07:22 AM
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Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Someone had to show you where the oil fill cap...

Someone had to show you where the oil fill cap your very first time, didn't they? Maybe you were six years old when that happened and it seems like it was something you knew your entire lifetime. Or...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Is this washer the same size as the factory one? ...

Is this washer the same size as the factory one?

http://www.jpcycles.com/product/740-380
it's a 5/8 copper washer
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
GoonerYoda, you're the bomb! Thanks!

GoonerYoda, you're the bomb! Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2013, 07:47 AM
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Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Thanks for the descriptions - any chance you have...

Thanks for the descriptions - any chance you have pictures of where all these drain bolts and cap are located?
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Yea I have a copy if the service manual and read...

Yea I have a copy if the service manual and read the part about changing oil but it only has two photos and it's not very detailed.
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
I've never changed the oil on my car. I just...

I've never changed the oil on my car. I just need to know where and what to loosen to drain the oil, where to add new oil, removing the filter, and all that. I'm ok with mechanics but with a video...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
Changing oil video?

Hey Folks,

I'm looking for a video or a picture tutorial to how to change the oil on my W. I got some text replies but unless I have some pictures to go with it, it doesn't help that much. I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
"A Chinky set"... Excuse me but isn't that a bit...

"A Chinky set"... Excuse me but isn't that a bit racist?
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
That's a beautiful 800! Wish they would import...

That's a beautiful 800! Wish they would import that in the states!
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 617,981
Posted By chupa88
powering gear and etc

So if there's no switch, the power just runs...? Say I attached a USB or cigarette power socket but there's nothing plugged into it. Would that still drain the power from the battery?
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