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Old 02-15-2013, 02:40 PM   #7291
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Very interesting seeing what people are doing with their hobby here
keep up the good work everyone

Enjoy the ride
it's shorter than you think
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Old 02-17-2013, 03:17 PM   #7292
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James sent me a new seat!!....

....and I started my bubbled decal replacement with the carbon fiber...But I had to take it for a ride on a 55 deg day in Missouri!

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Old 02-17-2013, 03:25 PM   #7293
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The carbon fiber is gonna look nice, be sure and post up some pics when your finished.
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Old 02-17-2013, 03:50 PM   #7294
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Will do. ..... I got the idea from inmate mcmann . His look real nice!
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Old 02-17-2013, 04:21 PM   #7295
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How do you like the seat ??
I have to get one !
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Old 02-17-2013, 04:30 PM   #7296
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Only did around 60 miles on it, but so far it is as advertised! James and Sonia are super people to work with...It's like I told the SO...There is a reason there is a 6 mo wait!
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Old 02-17-2013, 05:44 PM   #7297
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Well, I almost gave up on this project. It was so hard to cut 13 gauge stainless.







I thought about cleaning this up and painting it black. Then, I decided that I liked the roughed up look. Good enough.
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Old 02-17-2013, 07:29 PM   #7298
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It was finally my turn. So I ordered my Side Stand Removal Switch for my 990.
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Old 02-17-2013, 07:32 PM   #7299
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My Big Orange is apparently mad at me for spending so much time with the latest addition to the stable, Ginger the 690R.
The o-ring for the gear position switch has developed a leak. Not a standard size.
I guess I'll be ordering in some tomorrow.
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:11 PM   #7300
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My Big Orange is apparently mad at me for spending so much time with the latest addition to the stable, Ginger the 690R.
The o-ring for the gear position switch has developed a leak. Not a standard size.
I guess I'll be ordering in some tomorrow.
I found an o-ring in my harbor freight metric o-ring set that has been in there leak free for the last few years. I think it was a little smaller but thicker than stock, it fits a hair more tightly.
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Old 02-17-2013, 10:59 PM   #7301
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I found an o-ring in my harbor freight metric o-ring set that has been in there leak free for the last few years. I think it was a little smaller but thicker than stock, it fits a hair more tightly.
Anybody knows the measurements? Thanks!
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Old 02-18-2013, 12:26 AM   #7302
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Old 02-18-2013, 05:20 AM   #7303
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I found an o-ring in my harbor freight metric o-ring set that has been in there leak free for the last few years. I think it was a little smaller but thicker than stock, it fits a hair more tightly.
I've got both othe HF metric sets. Do recall which o-ring you used? The thicker ones looked too thick to me.
I may try again today. After pulling it off to inspect it is leaking even worse.

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Anybody knows the measurements? Thanks!
Stock size is 27.5mm x 2.5mm


The stock o-ring is under $0.35 each from Munn. I'll get some coming today. The original lasted over 25000 miles.
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Old 02-18-2013, 05:26 AM   #7304
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Stock size is 27.5mm x 2.5mm
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:28 AM   #7305
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I've got both othe HF metric sets. Do recall which o-ring you used? The thicker ones looked too thick to me.
I may try again today. After pulling it off to inspect it is leaking even worse.
Sorry, it's been a few years and I just found something that created a nice seal as it went in.

Mcmaster has great prices on o-rings, and the nice thing is they should be on your doorstep by wednesday.
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