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Old 11-07-2012, 08:24 PM   #6811
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Came one step closer to a 2006 950 today...

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Old 11-07-2012, 08:51 PM   #6812
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Put new tires on this evening in preparation for the nor'easter.

I am very happy with the Pirelli MT-21's.

4000 miles, including trips to New Jersey and Vermont, and the front tire is severely cupped. I could probably get a few hundred more out of the rear tire, but didn't see any reason to push it. I will be keeping that tire as a back-up. I am going to try running higher pressure in the new front tire to see if that will help with the cupping.

Great off road performance, surprisingly good on pavement and 4000 miles on a big, powerful bike? What's not to like? I do believe I will stick with the MT-21's for awhile.
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:28 PM   #6813
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New Renthal 608 bar in an unfortunate color.

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Old 11-08-2012, 12:12 AM   #6814
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Done with clutch work, Oberon clutch kit assembled.
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Old 11-08-2012, 10:21 AM   #6815
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This should provide adequate grip during the winter time. 4,40 tire looks narrowish on the stock rim but should be ok.

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Old 11-08-2012, 03:37 PM   #6816
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Installed Fastway Evo2 pegs and a set of black shrouds over the tank. I got the pegs for the LoBoy position on them. At first glance and even when holding them in place they didn't look any lower but they are! Lower and a bit more rearward, plus about a 1/4" wider. There is no extra length to them however.

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Old 11-09-2012, 12:09 AM   #6817
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This should provide adequate grip during the winter time. 4,40 tire looks narrowish on the stock rim but should be ok.

Looks great, what kind of spikes do you use??
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:45 AM   #6818
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Looks great, what kind of spikes do you use??
I think those are 25mm enduro spikes.
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:27 PM   #6819
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I added a second set of rubber compression nuts to my headlight surround so I can move the fairing to a high and low position.

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Old 11-09-2012, 11:54 PM   #6820
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Carbon end caps

I have wings exhaust but only standard ends so i ordered two Carbon end caps which arrived so after drilling out old rivits and sliding on the caps drilling more holes and re riviting this is what i ended up with.
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Old 11-10-2012, 07:43 AM   #6821
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Scotts Damper

Mounted up a Scotts steering damper on my 950se using the stock triple and pre existing holes on the triple and frame. Seems to work great and doesn't look bad in my opinion. If anyone is interested and can uploads photos fire me an email address and I'll send them to you.
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Old 11-10-2012, 08:33 AM   #6822
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I highsided yesterday and bent the hell outta my crashbar and scratched everything else up pretty good..LOL...but i'm fine...
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Old 11-10-2012, 04:07 PM   #6823
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I have wings exhaust but only standard ends so i ordered two Carbon end caps which arrived so after drilling out old rivits and sliding on the caps drilling more holes and re riviting this is what i ended up with.
Looks great.

I have the old Wings and had wanted to do this as well.

Did the carbon end caps come with new rivets?
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Old 11-10-2012, 08:07 PM   #6824
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Biggus the rivits were $2 each and the caps were $48 each in oz if you get them make sure you get the cover strap i didn't and the strap does not meet up at rhe bottom but easy install otherwise even came with rubber bungs to seal the hole to undo the silincer inserts int he carbon cap.
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:54 PM   #6825
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Biggus the rivits were $2 each and the caps were $48 each in oz if you get them make sure you get the cover strap i didn't and the strap does not meet up at rhe bottom but easy install otherwise even came with rubber bungs to seal the hole to undo the silincer inserts int he carbon cap.
Thanks for the tips and pricing.
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