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Old 03-30-2009, 05:48 PM   #1
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Anybody? I'm thinking of getting another set of Gerbings for the intake boots.
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Old 03-30-2009, 06:02 PM   #2
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You have to move to a warmer part of the country. We're not talking aircraft here, and when your carbs ice up, well it's probably too cold to ride anyway.

That's why they invented drinking.
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Old 03-30-2009, 06:08 PM   #3
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Default 8 years, then I move south.

This year I put on the lower fairing and blocked off the air passages, cardboard in the the radiator, to no avail. It's the same every year. Heavy sigh... Tomorrow it should go up to 50 in the pm. It snowed today.
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Old 03-30-2009, 06:24 PM   #4
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I'm with Cuddy here, move and or drink.
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Old 03-30-2009, 06:49 PM   #5
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Dam, and to think I didnt ride to work today because it was 57 out?
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Old 03-30-2009, 06:53 PM   #6
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57?! That Carona tank top and flip flop weather I've been considering a Ski Do helmet, you wanna see a trick DOT helmet?

BV2S Helmet from Ski-Doo Riding Gear and Accessories 2007=
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Old 03-30-2009, 09:07 PM   #7
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Hmm so in the UK they get heated carbs on my bike and they use Silkolene Pro fst, can't seem to find that here either.
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Old 03-30-2009, 10:21 PM   #8
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Ya can't make yer own carb heaters with a $15 roll of 1/4" copper tubining and a few "tees" spliced-into a couple O' coolant hoses?
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Old 03-31-2009, 03:47 AM   #9
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Incredibly lazy......poor time managment. It took me all winter to take it a part and get back together. On the up side I did make my goal of on the road by April. I am pushing the season here a bit.
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Old 03-31-2009, 07:51 AM   #10
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You need to buy some 'Dr. MSCUDDY's Paint Remover/Baby Bottle Sterilizer/Anesthetic/Drain Cleaner/Antiseptic/Carb De-Icing Elixir(TM)'.

You need to order soon, because most of each production run is consumed in testing.
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