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Old 09-11-2009, 09:20 PM   #46
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Dave,

$40? Wow...what a great price, I will take it. +1 on der Kommander Obama.
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Old 09-11-2009, 11:47 PM   #47
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$40? Wow...what a great price, I will take it. +1 on der Kommander Obama.
Sure... as soon as I receive those dvds you promised.

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Old 09-14-2009, 09:31 PM   #48
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Maybe this thread will die, but not today, not on my watch!
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Old 09-14-2009, 10:19 PM   #49
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Maybe this thread will die, but not today, not on my watch!
I'll help a brother out.

What's the best oil to use in Tucson? I would rather use donkey urine vs. anything but AMSOIL. "The truth is, AMSOIL synthetic oil outperforms Mobil 1 and all other conventional and synthetic lubricants." There you have it.

Ask me about the best tires to use, and then, let's move on to coolants.

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Old 09-14-2009, 10:23 PM   #50
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Old 09-14-2009, 10:56 PM   #51
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So... any of y'all need help doing something in sales? I'm fixin to get the can and need something to do work-wise.



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Old 09-15-2009, 09:45 AM   #52
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I am getting all these emails on the XR650R forum about Evans being the bomb as a coolant. Anyone use it? It is like $32.50 a gallon, but it is good for the life of your bike and does not boil over. It has like a 375 degree boil point.

Bueller?
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Old 09-15-2009, 10:01 AM   #53
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PS: Anyone tried the TKC 80's? Are the better than the 606's? They sure are expensive.
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Old 09-15-2009, 10:53 AM   #54
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I am getting all these emails on the XR650R forum about Evans being the bomb as a coolant. Anyone use it? It is like $32.50 a gallon, but it is good for the life of your bike and does not boil over. It has like a 375 degree boil point.

Bueller?


If you'd ride faster, you wouldn't have a problem with overheating.


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Old 09-15-2009, 11:07 AM   #55
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PS: Anyone tried the TKC 80's? Are the better than the 606's? They sure are expensive.
On my 650GS, I was getting ~5K out of a rear TKC, ~10K out of the front.

Rode and balanced well.

On the 800GS, rear tire life is about half of what it was on the 650.

Both bikes suffer from a bit of headshake starting ~90mph with fresh TKC's. It goes away after the tires wear in a bit (again, on both bikes...).

Traction is fine on the street, decent in the dirt. Not so great in the sand (decent, not great), not much fun in mud (but then again, is *any* tire?), a bit of road noise . . .

IMO, they are a pretty good compromise tire. If I didn't commute on the 800, or I had a second set of wheels, I would run something a bit more aggressive on it.
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Old 09-15-2009, 12:20 PM   #56
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If you'd ride faster, you wouldn't have a problem with overheating.


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Faster....i'll give you faster. How about some more rocky rides there big guy!
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Old 09-15-2009, 01:12 PM   #57
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you bastard children are going to lure me in here by not posting in the other thread...

i have no experience with tkc's but i currently run 606's front and rear on my klr and love them on and off road.

who is an amsoil dealer around here? i need a gallon of 15 40. well i need 4 gallons, but i can't swing that much right now.
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Old 09-15-2009, 01:21 PM   #58
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you bastard children are going to lure me in here by not posting in the other thread...

i have no experience with tkc's but i currently run 606's front and rear on my klr and love them on and off road.

who is an amsoil dealer around here? i need a gallon of 15 40. well i need 4 gallons, but i can't swing that much right now.
my dad sells it, here is his terrible website http://www.arizona-synthetic-oil.com/

he lives in Phoenix though, but I could probably get it to ya easily enough, and I need to buy some anyway
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Old 09-15-2009, 03:25 PM   #59
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you bastard . . .
HEY!!!!

I resemble that remark.
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Old 09-15-2009, 04:16 PM   #60
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I'll help a brother out.

What's the best oil to use in Tucson? I would rather use donkey urine vs. anything but AMSOIL. "The truth is, AMSOIL synthetic oil outperforms Mobil 1 and all other conventional and synthetic lubricants." There you have it.

Ask me about the best tires to use, and then, let's move on to coolants.

Dave
I thought that was a direct quote from them and thusly, sacastic...

Tires, the best are obviously battlewings, they make everywhere you guys have taken me and let me scrape the pegs on asphalt

We all know water is the best coolant, especially up north...

Speaking of these things, I need my 6000 service so I picked up Castrol 4T today and will see if I can't find that maintenance disc I bought before the move...

Oh, and Vario topcase on its way!
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