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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:58 pm 
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Brake thinner?

Is that for thinning out your brake fluid? :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 11:05 pm 
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There's a dead spot in my screen so it screws with the auto spell correct. Shoulda been paint


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 12:13 pm 
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Good job!


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 12:20 pm 
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Thanks this thing has some cosmetic issues here and there. But nothing I can't work with. Overall I'm perty happy with this buy. I hope it doesn't distract me too much from my 617 build.


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2015 10:21 pm 
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Worked all day cleaning, welding, and painting. It cleaned up nice. Still need new head pads and to finish the roof cap.


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 9:58 pm 
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Just acquired a mirror I was missing. But I'm missing the mounts. Need the measurement so I can put them back where they belong. And do they come straight out or do they kick back like the 350s? Any help would be great.


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:57 pm 
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Hoser as well as others said that the mirrors were better lower and flipped over their bars to make the stock mount lower. You could put them anywhere you want maybe you should get the lower measurement from Hoser instead of the original mounting spot.


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 11:09 pm 
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I'm 6'2 so the factory spot would be fine.


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 1:25 pm 
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MAS Racing wrote:
Hoser as well as others said that the mirrors were better lower and flipped over their bars to make the stock mount lower. You could put them anywhere you want maybe you should get the lower measurement from Hoser instead of the original mounting spot.

I have one pilot normal and the other flipped. At 6'1" I prefer the mirrors in the normal higher location.


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 3:58 pm 
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Anyone have a measurement of the stock position? I'd like to put them on this weekend


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 9:48 pm 
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I've been cleaning on this pilot since I got it. Adding all the little features I like. One of those is a 6 pack rack. I just received the cooler I ordered. Looks good the colors are perfect. And I had a decal that fit over the crap that was on it. So ill start building a rack this week. I'll post more pics as I go.


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:47 pm 
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If you can get a hold of ATV racing in Arizona, they sell the six pack rack for a pilot.

If you decide to make one, make more for the rest of us LOL!

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:51 pm 
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Yea I've seen them listed on there. But I'm not willing to spend a hundred bucks on one. I'll build my own much cheaper. I really wish they would post pictures of there products. Thanks though


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Sat Aug 15, 2015 4:33 pm 
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Picked up some material yesterday to do my 6pack rack. This is what I got so far. I'm going to add two more braces to help keep this from swinging around too much. And some small loops to hook my bungees to.


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Sat Aug 15, 2015 4:46 pm 
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Nice job -- looks great.
When I crashed my oddy a couple weeks ago and destroyed it the first thing the cop said to my brother was "where is the booze". Here in Canada we can now be charged with DUI now that we have to insure our machines as of this year. The only problem is my brother and I don't drink so he was out of luck. You might want to pack that cooler with sandwiches.


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
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Done. now just needs some paint. Completely bolt on. So if I get sick of it it can come off.


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
PostPosted: Sat Aug 15, 2015 9:26 pm 
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Nice job J'

Drakkar? :-)


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
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bullnerd wrote:
Nice job J'

Drakkar? :-)

Thanks. Drakkar? Nope pilot.


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 Post subject: Re: my new pilot.
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jknarfal wrote:
bullnerd wrote:
Nice job J'

Drakkar? :-)

Thanks. Drakkar? Nope pilot.


Nice job Noir. That cooler is a standout.
Regards


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jknarfal wrote:
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Nice job J'

Drakkar? :-)

Thanks. Drakkar? Nope pilot.


LOL! What I meant was Drakkar Noir? :-)

Are you sponsored by them or what? They still sell that stuff?


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bullnerd wrote:
jknarfal wrote:
bullnerd wrote:
Nice job J'

Drakkar? :-)

Thanks. Drakkar? Nope pilot.


LOL! What I meant was Drakkar Noir? :-)

Are you sponsored by them or what? They still sell that stuff?

Ahhh ok I had already forgotten what it said. I thought you were saying drakkart? I don't even know what that is. I searched for vintage igloo 6pack coolers and I thought the colors were perfect. The HRC decal was applied over the lettering moments after I opened the box. The cooler was $18 and the steel was $6


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Finally got a good reverse light. Thank you for that rarerat. Looks much better. I pieced together a pair of mirrors and I had a glass shop cut out some real mirror inserts. I siliconed these in place. They're very clear. When I rebuilt the cage I was missing the mirrors so the thread inserts had to be welded on. Well see what else I can get done this weekend.


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I've been missing my air box lid. I finally got one. It had been heavily modified. So I glued a piece on the top and added a 3" inlet. I ordered a outer wrap for the filter also. Tomorrow ill get some hardware and finish the upper mount.


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