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      Fixed. That sucks..

      Fixed. That sucks..
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      Close enough fer me. Thanks for posting Crown....

      Close enough fer me. Thanks for posting Crown. :thumbup:
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      Fixed. Back when I pulled my 78 CB400 apart I...

      Fixed.

      Back when I pulled my 78 CB400 apart I made a list of every seal, broken bit and wear item I could see value in replacing. I haven't pressed 'go' on an order yet. But the online microfiche...
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      There is a spacer between the bearings. I was not...

      There is a spacer between the bearings. I was not able to get anything on the edge of the first bearing and get it loose. I need a proper blind bearing puller.
    5. Thread: Yamaha fz-09?

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      The Ninja 650 really isn't that bad of a choice...

      The Ninja 650 really isn't that bad of a choice for a first timer. It is a parallel twin with approachable power, ergonomics, and brakes. It has real handlebars (not clipons) and the rear-sets are...
    6. Those look fantastic. Real padding, real armor....

      Those look fantastic. Real padding, real armor. First I've really seen for a jean like that. Expense seems worth it considering how real they are.

      What's the deal with the kevlar? Is it just...
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      Seals were missing on the front wheels I bought...

      Seals were missing on the front wheels I bought off fleabay. Bearings seemed okay. Went shopping for new seals. Found All-Balls Racing kit from Rocky Mtn for $21 + S/H. Threw a bunch of other goodies...
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      I don't need it per say. But for $25, I'll take...

      I don't need it per say. But for $25, I'll take it.

      PM me, I'll give you moneh.

      What are you buying for seals? If you're talking bearing seals, buying a new bearing kit with seals from...
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      :thumbup: Jreed.. did you change out the snail...

      :thumbup:

      Jreed.. did you change out the snail drive for the speedo when you converted? I haven't bothered.

      Sunday I went to watch moto-gp with the guys. I was late and decided to hit the 'slab...
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      V-Strom is back together and done doing it's...

      V-Strom is back together and done doing it's Harley impersonation routine on my garage floor... I think.. I hope.. I pray..
    11. The zippers. It is pretty well documented. Google...

      The zippers. It is pretty well documented. Google roadcrafter wet crotch.. the results are even SFW.

      Supposedly the 2-piece doesn't suffer from this.. but mine does.

      I should say I have only...
    12. By the way, the Roadcrafter is NOT a warm suit....

      By the way, the Roadcrafter is NOT a warm suit. It does not insulate very well at all. It does cut the wind, but you definitely need to layer up and/or use electrics in cooler weather.

      This is a...
    13. I bought a roadcrafter last year. I love it. I...

      I bought a roadcrafter last year. I love it. I know several riders that get 10+ years out of a roadcrafter and have survived getoffs. All the cheaper gear I've ever had has only held up for 3-4 years...
    14. 'Grats from a fellow NH'er-ite. :beer:

      'Grats from a fellow NH'er-ite. :beer:
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      https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-RMtSL2S3XdU/U0v...

      https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-RMtSL2S3XdU/U0vFV247euI/AAAAAAAAMXI/pvOy5oCqxKE/w1052-h789-no/20140413_180748.jpg

      This thing is trouble!
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      Finally got around to addressing the leaky...

      Finally got around to addressing the leaky countershaft seal on the v-strom. Project did not go as planned and the bike is still in pieces, although mostly cured. Looked like a bomb went off behind...
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      Have you ridden one?

      Have you ridden one?
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      I rarely balance my tires anymore. I may put...

      I rarely balance my tires anymore. I may put dynabeads in the V-Strom wheels next time 'round.



      :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup: :laugh:
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      Yeah. I have the seals on a shelf somewhere. It...

      Yeah. I have the seals on a shelf somewhere. It started leaking last fall. I just need to stop wrenching on the DRZ long enough to git 'er done.
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      'Nother upside of these machines.. they are all...

      'Nother upside of these machines.. they are all air cooled, no?
      No coolant to swap over or freezing to worry about.. like with my SV.
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