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Old 01-25-2013, 04:58 PM   #7171
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It's been a busy week and I am looking forward to the weekend. A wave of shipments arrived and I've spent more time with the UPS driver than my kids this week...

New arrivals (pics to follow after install)
- CJ Designs Tail Rack
- Rotopax 1 gal fuel and H2O cans
- New Pelican 1400
- Wolfman Expedition Dry Bags
- 690 Enduro Fender and 2010 690 SMC fork protectors (supposed to be a direct bolt on says this guy...we'll see)
Follow-up... 690 SMC fork guards are NOT a direct bolt on. Right side - two holes (one side and one front line up which allow for a secure mount. Left side - same holes line up, but had to do some trimming of the fork guard around the speedo/abs sensor. I also swapped the stock fender for a high fender. Had to shim the rear bolts with a washer to provide some clearance between the rear of the fender and radiator. Then I installed some ROX risers and mounted my GPS in the center.
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Old 01-26-2013, 06:56 PM   #7172
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Mounted up a fuzeblock for accessories.







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Old 01-27-2013, 08:34 AM   #7173
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Pelican Panniers

Getting a little closer on my Pelican pannier work. 3M Scotchlite on the outside, vinyl case liners on the inside (about 50% complete). Mounts are in the works, and weather sealed cam locks should be here next week. Getting closer every day.



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Old 01-27-2013, 11:39 AM   #7174
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Do you have a picture without the gear on it?

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my K.I.S.S. approach to gear hauling. made a cheap base plate to mount all my camping gear. really happy with the results. cost me $12 and allows enough room for a passenger, plus is a solid mount and prevents stuff from sliding around. the whole bundle comes right off together and the base plate can be removed quickly so you can strip down to fun mode without worrying. can open and close both paniers without removing any gear either. originally did it without the base plate but was worried about the heat. this definitely solves that problem.






these are the things i do when i'm home sick with the flu...

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Old 01-27-2013, 06:36 PM   #7175
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Twisted Throttle light mounts

I've had a couple of questions about the mounts for my lights. So hopefully this will help.

The lights are from twisted throttle
http://www.twistedthrottle.com/denal...-and-m10-mount

You can choose the style of mount from the table. I used the 6mm fender mount and mounted them to the upper fairing bolt instead of the fender.
http://www.twistedthrottle.com/denal...pbjfpe2c17jq71

Here is a close up of the mount.
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:44 PM   #7176
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Let's see if I can remember all that I've done to her in the past 2 days.

Powerwashed the Dalton Highway Mud from underneath everything.



New Oil & Filter
New Sparkplugs
New Rear Brake Pads
Bled Rear Brakes
New Chain & Sprockets
New Chain Slider
New Sharkfins
New Chain Guard
New Oberon Clutch Slave Cylinder & Base
Bled Clutch
Cleaned & Oiled Air Filters
Re-painted Front Fender & Glove Box
Installed Fuel Filter Kit
Struggled to get the Safaris Back On
Put Everything Back Together
Went for a Ride...





...In the Rain.

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Old 01-27-2013, 07:27 PM   #7177
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Old 01-27-2013, 08:55 PM   #7178
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Mounted up my "New to me" FMF pipes!








Stock can on the left, New FMF on the right.
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:02 PM   #7179
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Mounted up my "New to me" FMF pipes!



Did you fire her up when she was like this??!!!!

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Old 01-28-2013, 07:49 AM   #7180
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Did you fire her up when she was like this??!!!!

Much to the displeasure of my wife I did fire the bike up.
Incredibly loud and I felt like a REAL man!
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Old 01-28-2013, 08:15 AM   #7181
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Much to the displeasure of my wife I did fire the bike up.
Incredibly loud and I felt like a REAL man!
What is your opinion of the FMF's?
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:09 AM   #7182
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Much to the displeasure of my wife I did fire the bike up.
Incredibly loud and I felt like a REAL man!
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:38 AM   #7183
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What is your opinion of the FMF's?
Just took it for a ride and it was nice. Sound is deep an throaty. Won't be able to tell performance until I put a couple hundred miles on it.
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Old 01-28-2013, 02:01 PM   #7184
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Pelican case

Got my base mount and installed my new Pelican case!... plus added some reflective decals...

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Old 01-28-2013, 04:30 PM   #7185
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Went for a snow ride!

Keeping this thing rubber side down in the snow is an excersize in self control!

We only did a short loop of the town, the looks were priceless!
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