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Old 10-15-2010, 09:23 PM   #2656
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Replaced the chain guide, installed a coolant recovery bottle, and mounted the 6.6. The other day the front motor mount bolt didn't want to cooperate, but taking off the headers gave me room to work and the bolt came right out today. The support brackets make for a tough and sturdy mounting.
That is a lot of orange

Until I buy a decent pair of mirrors, I dug the old Acerbis out of a drawer - it's better than nothing.




What is the bottle for located inside the airbox?
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Old 10-15-2010, 09:26 PM   #2657
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What is the bottle for located inside the airbox?
Didn't you know Blake's an alcoholic ?

That bike looks way too much like some others I know of out there.
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Old 10-15-2010, 09:39 PM   #2658
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Until I buy a decent pair of mirrors, I dug the old Acerbis out of a drawer - it's better than nothing.
Definitely need to try out Ned's, they are fantastic! And you can swap them from bike to bike in seconds (leaving just the ram ball on the multiple bikes...)

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Old 10-15-2010, 09:50 PM   #2659
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What is the bottle for located inside the airbox?
It's a Motion Pro coolant recovery bottle.

The bike does not run hot at all, but if it ever does puke coolant, I'd rather it could siphon back in than be on the desert floor doing nobody any good.

In Moab, hottest it got on Gold Bar Rim/Poison Spider (slow & technical) was 208F, and it typically ran 193-197F.
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Old 10-16-2010, 07:00 AM   #2660
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The bike looks great Blake.

You don't like the guts seat? I think it's very comfortable.
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Old 10-16-2010, 08:08 AM   #2661
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The bike looks great Blake.

You don't like the guts seat? I think it's very comfortable.
Thanks - I'd forgotten how much fun the RFS bikes are to work on. Very simple and well laid out.

I like the Guts seat a lot, it's WAY more comfortable than the SDG. I picked up the SDG on sale.
I will go back to the Guts, but I want to get it recovered where the small tears are on the bottom edge.

The Guts was not as willing to go on with the 6.6 tank though, and I wasn't into fighting it last night
I should have taken the Guts seat to Moab with me, I hadn't ridden with the new SDG yet....and it proved to be an upholstered 4x6
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Old 10-16-2010, 08:17 AM   #2662
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I hadn't ridden with the new SDG yet....and it proved to be an upholstered 4x6


Two weekends ago I rode over 1,000 miles on my F650GS, wasn't saddle sore at all. Last weekend I spent about 20 minutes on the my DRZ with an SDG before I was complaining and making excuses to get off for a few minutes. Combination torture device and birth control method.
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Old 10-16-2010, 02:32 PM   #2663
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Old 10-16-2010, 02:47 PM   #2664
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Addictions are a bad thing right???? I just spend half of the day looking and drooling over high end audio at The Rocky Mountain Audio Fest and got out without buying anything. You all think motorcycling is expensive. I need to hit the lotto.

http://audiofest.net/2010/index.php

I got to hear a pair of these..... WOW!! They are only 5750.00 a pair.


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Old 10-16-2010, 05:24 PM   #2665
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There was a high-end 'stereo' shop near me growing up. They had a pair of $10k speakers that I swear you could hear where every piece of the band was standing when they recorded the music.

Drums in the back. Left and right guitars, etc.

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Old 10-16-2010, 09:15 PM   #2666
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Didn't you know Blake's an alcoholic ?
And your point is?

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Old 10-16-2010, 09:15 PM   #2667
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Tha elk are bugling and squaring off at RMNP. Also beware of dump trucks hauling rocks cuz they hurt and will take out your windshield.
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Old 10-16-2010, 09:21 PM   #2668
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Old 10-17-2010, 02:09 AM   #2669
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Old 10-17-2010, 01:06 PM   #2670
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Chris,

Before I spend 20minutes downloading (cheap dsl)and the watching a giant clock in an old tower, could I get a little hint????
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