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Old 01-17-2014, 03:19 PM   #9016
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Went for a quick 140k loop on slab only. Gotta make the slab more interesting somehow. ;) I want summer now, we have too much snow and ice which makes finding off tarmac stuff that is doable tough to find. My bike is leaking oil. Gotta find it. Damn. http://vimeo.com/84428167
Wow, I'd say you're off to a good start making it interesting....familiar looking landscape there. I spent 3 years at the UofC and remember the loooooong winters. Oh, I too have found a leak - thinking it might be from the gear selector o-ring leaking.....i'm hoping so anyway....

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Old 01-17-2014, 03:58 PM   #9017
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Yeah, I'm hoping it something simple too. Only 17500 on it and it's a 2011 so......
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Old 01-17-2014, 05:05 PM   #9018
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I wrapped my windscreen in white..............
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Old 01-17-2014, 08:27 PM   #9019
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Pulled the upper triple, drilled the security bolts, then discovered the new upper triple for the damper was wrong. Argh.

Buttoned it all back up.
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Old 01-18-2014, 07:16 AM   #9020
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Got it all working again after breaking some corroded wires by the starter solenoid, only took from 9:30am through to around 2:30pm to find and fix the problem, just the amount of time I was going to spend riding.

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Old 01-18-2014, 07:53 AM   #9021
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Crap!

Haven't had a chance to see where it is coming from.

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Old 01-18-2014, 08:27 AM   #9022
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Crap!

Haven't had a chance to see where it is coming from.


Gear position sensor o ring?
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Old 01-18-2014, 08:29 AM   #9023
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non facile scrivere mentre mi allaccio il casco...
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Old 01-18-2014, 10:25 AM   #9024
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The canisterectomy creates space in the left side fairing. I use the space vacated by the charcoal canister to hold a front tube and tire repair kit.

Unfortunately, there is a screw well and tower right in the middle of the opening:


I cut the well on the inside cover and tower on the inside of the fairing, as well as the two ribs that hold the canister in place.




This is what the opening looks like without the well and tower:


the bag with the tube and repair kit like this under the inside cover:


To get it in place, just slide it in through the opening:


The tube tucks into place nice and tight:


Used the KTM tool bag for the rear tube:


This one fits nicely in the space inside the right fairing:




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Old 01-19-2014, 06:26 AM   #9025
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Gear position sensor o ring?
That would be my guess. ..I couldnt source a metric o-ring on the day so used the next thickness up, from NAPA, and backed it up by applying Permatex gasket maker to the flat face...no leaks yet....
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Old 01-19-2014, 02:18 PM   #9026
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Not my idea so I can't take the credit. Sorry, don't remember who it was who posted this first.

Wrapped the glove box in some 3M carbon fiber decal. http://www.amazon.com/Black-3M-DI-NO.../dp/B0062A7M2G

I think it turned out awesome. One sheet 24" x 12" was literally just enough material to get the job done. I ended up applying it dry and used a heat gun to form it where necessary.

Before


After (sorry not so great cell phone pic)
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Old 01-19-2014, 02:23 PM   #9027
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@armourbl - Yup, looks great!
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Old 01-19-2014, 03:10 PM   #9028
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Very busy with the Orange Herd these past 5 days.

Adventure - Clean chain and rear sprocket, State inspection.
SMT - Clean chain and rear sprocket, fit new Pirelli Diablo II rear tire.



690 E - Clean chain and rear sprocket, fit new Scorpion rear tire, in to the harcus shop for electric mod, Monster LED with switch and auxiliary circuit, oil change.







Shall we call it refreshing the Orange Koolaid.....
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Old 01-19-2014, 04:51 PM   #9029
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Installed Top Clamp And Damper

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Old 01-19-2014, 05:15 PM   #9030
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Soooo jealous... maybe tax money will be buying me this.

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