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Old 06-03-2013, 07:42 AM   #18076
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I got a great new camera. Anybody want to hear about it?
Are you still using the OEM battery? Wait until you upgrade an get 20 more shots per charge!
Please tell me you have gotten rid of the factory lens cap. They don't seal well and the retaining
string tends to get into the shots. There is also a shutter button extension that makes shooting
with gloves on a dream. The internal memory is weak so be sure to get a high capacity SD card.

Or I guess you could just take it out of the box and take some pictures.
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Old 06-03-2013, 07:46 AM   #18077
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Can we see more of YOUR "adventure" photos? The fishnet kind?
Different strokes for different folks. How about I PM you a few links to satisfy your little fishnet fetish?
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Old 06-03-2013, 07:55 AM   #18078
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Real bullsh*t is saying something like this...

"There are zero safety advantages to custom suspension over properly working oem suspension, Period."

and expecting folks to believe it.
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Allan, he made your point. He very clearly said "properly working oem suspension"; I think your point is that our suspensions frequently do not work properly off the showroom floor and upgrades are necessary in most cases to get them to work properly? Whether assembled by the OEM or the aftermarket, I agree there is zero safety advantage of one properly working suspension over another...how could there be?

PS: Can I try Git Ray's spoiler...if you end up getting it? I'm still running a stock screen...

Take care
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Old 06-03-2013, 07:59 AM   #18079
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Different strokes for different folks. How about I PM you a few links to satisfy your little fishnet fetish?
You can share them here with the class.
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:17 AM   #18080
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ummm I think one of the things that the S10 is good at is taking you places and getting you back without drama.

So since there is nothing much else to see here I would like to see something acquired with your new photon capture and storage device.
No new camera. Just trying to inject some levity into what has suddenly become a serious thread.

Since my bike looks like this at the moment:



I spent yesterday and this morning working on this:



New hub assemblies left and right and driver's side brake caliper. Will need a new steering damper before it's safe on the road. Then again, it's not really built for the road.
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:21 AM   #18081
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:36 AM   #18082
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Did someone mention cameras?
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Old 06-03-2013, 08:38 AM   #18083
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Allan, he made your point. He very clearly said "properly working oem suspension"; I think your point is that our suspensions frequently do not work properly off the showroom floor and upgrades are necessary in most cases to get them to work properly? Whether assembled by the OEM or the aftermarket, I agree there is zero safety advantage of one properly working suspension over another...how could there be?

PS: Can I try Git Ray's spoiler...if you end up getting it? I'm still running a stock screen...

Take care
It all depends on the QUALITY of what you have to work with.

Aftermarket suspension can generally react to smaller nuances in the road more accurately than "common" stock suspensions. Generally the aftermarket suspensions also handle larger bumps and drop outs more adeptly. This increases available traction to be used for anything (cornering, accelerating, braking, nothing).

We all agree that our bikes are "safest" from a functional standpoint when we have optimal traction. In general, a high-quality aftermarket suspension will provide more traction than a "properly setup" OEM suspension.

There are limitations in the hardware that no matter the level of "setup" that can be attained through external adjustments cannot be eliminated.

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Old 06-03-2013, 08:41 AM   #18084
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No new camera. Just trying to inject some levity into what has suddenly become a serious thread.

Since my bike looks like this at the moment:


Looks like someone's getting a reflash!

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Old 06-03-2013, 08:57 AM   #18085
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No new camera. Just trying to inject some levity into what has suddenly become a serious thread...

I was gonna' ask how much of a bitch it was to get the ECU out. But, by the appearance of your Jeep, it appears that it would be easy for someone who has your mechanical skills.

Has anyone with the mechanical skills of a cantaloupe taken a hack at their ECU?


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Old 06-03-2013, 09:09 AM   #18086
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I was gonna' ask how much of a bitch it was to get the ECU out. But, by the appearance of your Jeep, it appears that it would be easy for someone who has your mechanical skills.

Has anyone with the mechanical skills of a cantaloupe taken a hack at their ECU?


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The worst part is the sunken 4mm allen on the back side of the fairing. Access is tight.

http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/ind...5389#msg125389
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Old 06-03-2013, 09:16 AM   #18087
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I was gonna' ask how much of a bitch it was to get the ECU out. But, by the appearance of your Jeep, it appears that it would be easy for someone who has your mechanical skills.

Has anyone with the mechanical skills of a cantaloupe taken a hack at their ECU?


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I can't take credit for the hard work on the jeep. I'm just fixing the easy stuff that has been neglected over the years. It may be for sale soon, or maybe not. I'm starting to get attached to it much to my wife's dismay.

The ECU removal is pretty easy. Somebody on the other forum documented it pretty well. There is a hidden bolt that you have to access from behind the fairing. It takes a 5mm allen head, but if you have either a 5mm allen socket or a T30 torx socket and a ratchet it makes it much easier.

Here's the link: HERE

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Old 06-03-2013, 09:51 AM   #18088
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The worst part is the sunken 4mm allen on the back side of the fairing. Access is tight.
Pretty sure it is a 5mm Allen head.

This makes it easy, a Gear Wrench 1/4' drive 5mm Allen head socket:



I bought the Gear Wrench 1/4" drive Allen head socket set just to get this socket.
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Old 06-03-2013, 10:08 AM   #18089
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I've taken to leaving that bolt out.

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Old 06-03-2013, 10:17 AM   #18090
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Pretty sure it is a 5mm Allen head.

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Shhh, that would have really made the his day having it spin in there for a while.

I think you're right 5mm it is. I do have one on a 1/4" drive and it helps a lot. I use a
regular allen to break it loose and then hand twist the socket allen.
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