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Old 02-27-2014, 11:46 PM   #9301
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Backed her out of the garage, then road to work.

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Old 02-28-2014, 07:29 AM   #9302
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Well, thought I'd give some feedback. It's been 3500 miles and the rear is done. Not bad for the price, but it sure is soft[...]

Anyway, there you have it. Some pics of the tire now (as they are in the video). Front can go another 1k and has little to no cupping compared to the 908 front. Rear has plenty of rubber left, but little tread:
Thanks for the update, looks tempting for a front tire, not so much for a rear. A TKC-80 or 908 might be better in the dirt and a K60 (or similar) is probably better on road without compromising too much.
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Old 02-28-2014, 09:36 AM   #9303
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Rim stickers done :)
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Old 02-28-2014, 10:18 AM   #9304
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Old 02-28-2014, 11:40 AM   #9305
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Thanks for the update, looks tempting for a front tire, not so much for a rear. A TKC-80 or 908 might be better in the dirt and a K60 (or similar) is probably better on road without compromising too much.
I doubt the TKC 80 will be better in the dirt. The Kenda has a much stiffer carcass which protects against pinch flats far better than a TKC. I wouldn't run a TKC off road on this bike IMHO. The 908 is definitely better off road, but then again sucks on road in comparison. It does last long though...
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Old 02-28-2014, 11:40 AM   #9306
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Changed the oil and filter - safe to say that the dealer that i bought it from didn't service it!


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Old 03-01-2014, 05:01 AM   #9307
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Rebuilding it..almost from scratch..
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Old 03-01-2014, 06:43 AM   #9308
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Do any of you guys have a dedicated thread going for those rebuilds with pics? I need a lot of work done on my 990 and I'm dreading it tbh.
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Old 03-01-2014, 08:52 AM   #9309
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There's this http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=147440
There's the HOW (Hall Of wisdom), that's at the top of Orange crush as a sticky. Look for anything by sakurama, or CJ. There's a buttload more but they are escaping me at the moment.
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Old 03-01-2014, 11:26 AM   #9310
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I trimmed that plastic panel at the lefthand side of the steering tube to reduce the chafing at the ignition wiring harness. It had just nicked a hole through the sheath. What sort of idiot comes up with a design like that? Austrians aren't much better than the Germans.
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Old 03-01-2014, 09:59 PM   #9311
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Superbrightleds sells LED replacement bulbs with resistors builtin.

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Little more work with kissan relay you get this

BMacW650, what year is your bike? I tried to install the bulb from your linked photo into my 07'. It didn't quite fit. The posts in that bulb are offset 150 degrees. My stock bulb is straight across from each other (appears to be a standard 1156 base).
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Old 03-02-2014, 10:03 AM   #9312
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BMacW650, what year is your bike? I tried to install the bulb from your linked photo into my 07'. It didn't quite fit. The posts in that bulb are offset 150 degrees. My stock bulb is straight across from each other (appears to be a standard 1156 base).
Mine is an 08 US.

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Old 03-02-2014, 11:06 AM   #9313
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Mine is an 08 US.

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The parts fiche shows ours as the same.

Thanks for the reply. Now I'm heading out to look for a splice.
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Old 03-02-2014, 12:15 PM   #9314
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Old 03-02-2014, 02:38 PM   #9315
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New oil and filter, fitted the new one way valve to the crankcase breather pipe. No more smoking :)
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