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Old 01-19-2014, 02:23 PM   #9031
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@armourbl - Yup, looks great!
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Old 01-19-2014, 03:10 PM   #9032
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Very busy with the Orange Herd these past 5 days.

Adventure - Clean chain and rear sprocket, State inspection.
SMT - Clean chain and rear sprocket, fit new Pirelli Diablo II rear tire.



690 E - Clean chain and rear sprocket, fit new Scorpion rear tire, in to the harcus shop for electric mod, Monster LED with switch and auxiliary circuit, oil change.







Shall we call it refreshing the Orange Koolaid.....
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Old 01-19-2014, 04:51 PM   #9033
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Old 01-19-2014, 05:15 PM   #9034
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Soooo jealous... maybe tax money will be buying me this.

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Old 01-19-2014, 06:13 PM   #9035
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Tried to install headlight protector but the well nuts popped out.
Waiting on well nuts.
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Old 01-19-2014, 09:53 PM   #9036
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Test fitting of the Safari Tanks

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Old 01-20-2014, 12:15 AM   #9037
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One of my dream items still to get...

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Old 01-20-2014, 09:15 AM   #9038
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oil change

did my first oil change on the beast which was fairly easy since i have the cj hose thingy however i forgo changing the screen inside the port hose right next to the drain plug since removing the crash bars and my left tank seems like a lot of work. I know for a fact that it hasn't been checked in the last oil change either so would advise me to go ahead and do it or it doesn't matter? ( i haven't put new oil in it yet).
Also i added too much water to my coolant reservoir, do i need to drain it out or is it something that will occur naturally?
thanks in advance for the help.
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Old 01-20-2014, 01:56 PM   #9039
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Pissed failed service

Finally got to take my 950A out for a shakedown after a whole list of service items.

Get home to pop skidplate back on and find that the *&%$*%&$ o-ring on the bearing bolt that i replaced ( part #60036071044 for the bolt and oring, just did the oring) is LEAKING AGAIN! oil all over the front/left of the motor.

why is it hidden behind the tank and oil tank and radiator and uggghhh.
When i get the new bolt/o-ring to install I will be adding a liquid sealant so i wont care if it nicks the ring again, I was stupid careful with the last install.

angry, sad, let down, wanted to ride, now maybe i will actually finish my write up for the now failed service i did do. parts are probably weeks out.
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Old 01-20-2014, 03:40 PM   #9040
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Test fitting of the Safari Tanks
I remember when I got mine. Literally danced a jig until the ethanol dissolved the rubber o-rings and puked gas everywhere. $5 for an ethanol resistant rubber sheet and 3 min with a knife fixed that.

If I had it all to do over again that'd be the first mod I'd do, without question.



I finally got around to putting the graphics on the bike that I ordered while studying for my Commercial Law final. It's dangerous for me to have an idea with quick access to a computer...

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Old 01-20-2014, 07:07 PM   #9041
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Test fitting of the Safari Tanks

And you can come down and ride to Baja with me when you've got them dialed in. They look awesome!
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:56 PM   #9042
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Same same

I had the same leak, but it turned out not to be the o-ring... it was the damn sensor itself! The center of the sensor is like a hard, black epoxy framed by black plastic. It was the seam between the epoxy and the frame that leaked on my bike. Weird.

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I installed a new sensor and o-ring and all is well. Good luck hunting it down. Hopefully it's just the o-ring.

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Crap!

Haven't had a chance to see where it is coming from.

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Old 01-20-2014, 08:12 PM   #9043
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And you can come down and ride to Baja with me when you've got them dialed in. They look awesome!
Thats the plan.... Want to do either Alaska or Baja this year or both
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Old 01-20-2014, 09:54 PM   #9044
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I finally got around to putting the graphics on the bike that I ordered while studying for my Commercial Law final. It's dangerous for me to have an idea with quick access to a computer...

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Old 01-21-2014, 05:55 AM   #9045
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Temporarly fixed the broken chain:

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