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Old 02-22-2013, 04:32 PM   #7366
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I like that set up, and you're right it wouldn't be very hard at all to make my own.
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Old 02-22-2013, 05:48 PM   #7367
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pic with bags mounted?

would love to see a pic with the bags mounted. I really love the simple design of these Wolfman bag mounts... looking good




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Old 02-22-2013, 07:45 PM   #7368
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sync FCR's , oil change , clutch jet clean & change oil , Change brake oils , coolent , chain tension / lubed , checked over all bolts , charging batteries for the uhf/gps , charging battries for helmet cam , packed clothing , tool pack ready so all set for my 700klm round trip on wednesday.
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Old 02-22-2013, 08:04 PM   #7369
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I did a fair bit today

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Old 02-23-2013, 07:23 AM   #7370
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what did I do today?

I stripped the bolt under the sump. Now draining the oil for a service just got a little bit harder...


any suggestions?hahaaahaaaha
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Old 02-23-2013, 09:52 AM   #7371
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Changed the cover on my used Touratech low seat!

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Old 02-23-2013, 01:59 PM   #7372
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I stripped the bolt under the sump. Now draining the oil for a service just got a little bit harder...


any suggestions?hahaaahaaaha
I did the same thing. The sump reservoir right? Not the case main drain bolt.
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Old 02-23-2013, 05:02 PM   #7373
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Installed a pair of Angel eye daytime running lights so its not just the 1190s that have them lol wasnt easy to split a brand new headlight but I think it looks good





Also installed Superduke mirrors, Mirror extenders, did the de restriction mod, fitted the new Quill Evo 2 end cans, fitted phone charger in cubby box, fitted twin horns behind headlight, alarm, LED bulbs in rear light, rim tape, been a busy couple of days lol
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Old 02-24-2013, 07:51 AM   #7374
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Installed a pair of Angel eye daytime running lights so its not just the 1190s that have them lol wasnt easy to split a brand new headlight but I think it looks good

OK, the headlights are really nice. Can you say more? I saw the 1190 Adventure and was thinking about splitting my old US headlight apart to duplicate those LEDs around the permitter, but your setup looks really nice.
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Old 02-24-2013, 09:13 AM   #7375
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Went shopping for it: service manual, KTM crash bars, Flatlands skid plate, Rigid LED flood lights, KLIM jersey and Dakar pants. Kick stand relocation and Luggage may have to wait a while...
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Old 02-24-2013, 09:23 AM   #7376
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Went shopping for it: service manual, KTM crash bars, Flatlands skid plate, Rigid LED flood lights, KLIM jersey and Dakar pants. Kick stand relocation and Luggage may have to wait a while...
Take too long to relocate that side stand and you'll be sorry!
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Old 02-24-2013, 09:36 AM   #7377
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OK, the headlights are really nice. Can you say more? I saw the 1190 Adventure and was thinking about splitting my old US headlight apart to duplicate those LEDs around the permitter, but your setup looks really nice.
bought from Ebay they are the smallest ones I could find, easy mod just remove the headlight, split with a sharp knife and a couple of screwdrivers to prise apart drill the holes for the cables, fix the DRL's with double sided sticky tape, refix the headlight together with tiger seal or alike, wire the DRL's to the side light, job done Ive put a switch in the cubby box to turn the headlight on and off
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Old 02-24-2013, 03:53 PM   #7378
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So Thursday I come home from class and find a box



Inside said box was a bunch of awesome



So I put it all back together and saw that it was good.

Then I finally got around to prepping it for the Sandblast/Alaska/General Stupidity

Heated grips switch that didn't require drilling into anything from KTM



Safety wire the grips and throw in some pizzaz



Safety wire anything that makes me stop



Put the baffles back in so I don't have to worry about being over the dB limit. Had to drill out one of the carbon caps



Mounted my roll chart holder



Took it for a shakedown run and hated that there are no gravel roads in Charlotte. I have to get back to East Tennessee.



KatoomWife is now very happy that she can pull her car back in the garage.
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Old 02-24-2013, 04:42 PM   #7379
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First oil change for me on my new to me 08 Adventure.

Relieved that the oil filter pleats looked good. No waviness.
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Old 02-24-2013, 10:35 PM   #7380
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Started a winter service project on my new to me 950, that I bought in November and havn't had a good riding day to try again since I brought her home..

Oil change
Water Pump
Checking out the canisterectomy job, see if the cats will need "adjustment". Figuring out how much was done by the PO's mech.
Checking out the vacume lines.

I think I caught it just right, tiny amount of foam i the clutch/oil, slightly compressed filter and fairly decent grooves in the shaft. Oil looked good though considering its last run in November was 200 miles down the slab to my home and it was a 80+ mph trip... Only down about 8 oz of coolant..

Didn't get it back together because like a dork I forgot to buy lock-tight and the bottle I had was the wrong flavor..

Bought the CJ shaft, it is a NICE looking piece. Machine-work is top notch and you can tell its HARD.

Buy some locktight and finish up tomorrow night,, be all ready for a good riding day... :)

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