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Old 03-21-2013, 08:49 AM   #6721
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You didn't have to do that Mr. RichBMW. You are just rubbing it in. But, since you have started, how about a few more pics just to rub salt in the wound. By the way, very nice motorcycle.
Go on then, here you go............





I'm just waiting for some decent weather now Snow forecast for the weekend looks like I'll have to wait another week or two
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Old 03-21-2013, 09:53 AM   #6722
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Where on earth was a mint looking 12 year old SV with 3k miles hiding? Not even broken in yet...
I picked up a clean '99 with about 20k last fall and was thrilled to find it! Enjoy it, they're great bikes.
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Beautiful old-style SV man, thats a really nice find.
I had a red SV650S for about 8 years and absolutely loved it. I'm sure you will enjoy the heck out of yours!

Two tips, just in case you hadn't already heard this advice... (both for rain)

-pay some attention to the front spark plug. Get some form of appropriate grease around that area to prevent water getting into the plug/cap.

- make sure that the little overflow channel in the inside filler cap area is not bunged up, or you'll likely get water in the gas and wonder why its running on one all of a sudden.

Minor things both, and easily prevented. Other than that mine just kept on going with no issues at all.
Love that engine!
Thanks guys, and thanks for the advice! You would want to kill me if you knew how much I paid for it aka on the cheap! I got to put a few miles on it last year, but I'm dying for Spring to get here so I can enjoy it even more!
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Old 03-21-2013, 02:09 PM   #6723
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super nice bike!
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Old 03-21-2013, 02:12 PM   #6724
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Old 03-21-2013, 02:14 PM   #6725
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Old 03-21-2013, 02:40 PM   #6726
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Desert Sled
I need more pics of this stunning beauty!
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Old 03-21-2013, 03:45 PM   #6727
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Old 03-21-2013, 04:00 PM   #6728
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Old 03-21-2013, 05:11 PM   #6729
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Will be sad to see the DR go to a new home. I accepted a deposit today, and the new owner will take her away on Saturday.


From this (the day I bought it in '09):




To this (all modded up in 2011):




And now back in stock form, ready to sell:

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Old 03-21-2013, 09:13 PM   #6730
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The other side...just as dark!
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Old 03-21-2013, 09:16 PM   #6731
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My CR500AF...steer with the back wheel!!! Stupid fast!
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Old 03-21-2013, 09:19 PM   #6732
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My current ride, 07 Nightster, on a levee near Cairo, Il, last June.



Pretty sure I'm going to replace it soon, thinking Ulysses.
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Old 03-22-2013, 01:40 AM   #6733
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The other side...just as dark!
This is by far the nicest looking bike I've seen in a while! Looks so nice in all black. What year is it?
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Old 03-22-2013, 05:51 AM   #6734
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Thanks! It's a 2007. I did the work myself, but the design credit goes to Hammarhead's Jack Pine Scrambler. I saw his and thought it would work well for desert roads.
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Old 03-22-2013, 06:51 AM   #6735
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First bike, Heading for Norway this summer, my ass is so dead :D

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