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  1. MetrickMetal
    03-27-2018 05:25 PM - permalink
    MetrickMetal
    Hi Mike.

    I love my 2018 DL1000XT and it's an awesome bike, and I've done a lot of mods and custom work too since I bought it on the 29th of Aug. last year. I liked my FJR but I'm tired of heavy motorcycles and the difficulty of working on the FJR and I wanted a Twin cylinder bike again, and the sound of the 90 deg twin on my DL1000 with the header and the slip-on is awesome, and the bike has more than enough power and the engine loves to rev and is a hoot to ride.

    I already have a little over 5k on the V-Strom, and it feels really light, and it handles better than my 1250 Bandit and the front breaks are exceptional.

    As far as the few parts I made for the FJR, no one really wanted them, but I am going to make up some more of the battery tender plug brackets as I've had a lot of requests for them.

    I'm riding over to Redding CA. within the next month to get the seat reworked and recovered by the same guy that did the seats on my FJR.

    Cheers, Scott

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11-16-2019
02:38 PM - moto-rama mentioned mobilemike in post Engine swap
I agree with mobilemike. But I'd do this f...
05-05-2016
11:43 AM - mobilemike mentioned sath182 in post Sidewall flex/Washout/ or just old tire
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05-04-2016
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12-09-2019
12:45 PM - Little Joe quoted mobilemike in post Just a FYI Gen 3 valve check
Valve lash anywhere within the ...
12-07-2019
03:00 PM - mobilemike quoted wengland in post misfire at all speeds
Final summary - old / fouled ...
12-03-2019
06:59 PM - RaYzerman quoted mobilemike in post Broken seat mount, almost a disaster.
I lift mine with a scissor jack...
11-28-2019
04:32 AM - rbentnail quoted mobilemike in post Broken seat mount, almost a disaster.
I ask myself sometimes. "Are yo...
11-23-2019
12:34 PM - mobilemike quoted Gray Squall in post Warming the engine before riding.
push bike out side. start bike ...
11-17-2019
07:29 PM - FjrjrF quoted mobilemike in post Winter tire storage
My tires never last a full seas...
06:51 PM - mobilemike quoted N4HHE in post What’s better than an FJR?
Just apply the throttle en...
06:20 PM - N4HHE quoted mobilemike in post What’s better than an FJR?
I find it a fun challenge to at...
11-16-2019
02:24 PM - red quoted mobilemike in post Engine swap
I dont want to be a jerk. Just ...
11-15-2019
02:04 PM - mobilemike quoted dcumpian in post FJR to Gold Wing
All crossed up, no doubt. ...
11-05-2019
03:00 AM - jtdunc quoted mobilemike in post Fuse Block / Power Distribution Block Placement - Near Battery or Under Seat?
You misunderstand the function ...
01:35 AM - mobilemike quoted Jesse H in post LED Brake Lights
I wanted to do the rear sign...
10-28-2019
11:03 AM - philharmonic quoted mobilemike in post In/Out burger
I have never been a fan of Hype...
10-15-2019
01:59 PM - mobilemike quoted spectreman in post SOLD - LAAM seat.
Ayup, agree w/your comments, Mo...
09-17-2019
09:14 PM - Mr_Ed quoted mobilemike in post Got Mirror Extensions?
You might try a spot mirror of ...
07-30-2019
02:17 PM - Mad German quoted mobilemike in post New Shock: Spring Rate Question
I have no problem accessing and...
12:54 PM - mobilemike quoted RaYzerman in post New Shock: Spring Rate Question
If you do not have HPA, you wi...
06-22-2019
10:17 PM - N4HHE quoted mobilemike in post Had to replace my rear tire
I have no idea about dealers in...
04-22-2019
01:06 PM - mobilemike quoted Xavier6162 in post '15 v 16 model
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03-09-2019
08:09 PM - ShawnKing quoted mobilemike in post Fault Code 44 - safe to ride?
A man has got to know his limit...
 
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