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Forum: Orange Crush 01-02-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
I heated the housing up and just pressed the lens...

I heated the housing up and just pressed the lens back on. The clips hold the lens on securely, while some of the adhesive helps with the rest. In the 10K miles I've had the light installed, I...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-02-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
That is a good idea. While the sharp cutoff is...

That is a good idea. While the sharp cutoff is nice because it throws the maximum amount of light without blinding anyone (unless you wheelie in front of oncoming traffic, then you can watch as the...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-01-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
Hey RoundOz, Currently, I have a littler...

Hey RoundOz,

Currently, I have a littler over 10K miles on my retrofit and haven't had any major problems with the 50W D2S kit. A few weeks after I got everything installed the shroud around the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-25-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13,882
Views: 658,562
Posted By mydlo
Looks like it started on March 1, 2012:...

Looks like it started on March 1, 2012: http://www.cookcountygov.com/portal/server.pt/community/revenue%2C_department_of/313/non-retailer_use_tax/678

This is the first I've heard of this...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-03-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,328
Posted By mydlo
Great weekend, little john! Everything was so...

Great weekend, little john! Everything was so well organized, I couldn't believe it. Not to mention the riding was a lot of fun!

Can't wait until next time! :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,149
Posted By mydlo
Giant Loop Fandango Question

For those that have the Giant Loop Fandango bag, I have a question for you: Will the bars (stock height) hit the bag at full lock? I have the KTM bag and when doing a full lock U-Turn, the bars...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18,683
Views: 7,458,189
Posted By mydlo
I have the Moose Racing windscreen and had no...

I have the Moose Racing windscreen and had no problems with the holes lining up. Perhaps you received an out-of-spec windscreen.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-01-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 132,375
Posted By mydlo
Thanks for putting this together, Cannon! My...

Thanks for putting this together, Cannon! My brother and I had a good time meeting people and checking out bikes! :1drink
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 132,375
Posted By mydlo
I'm in. :freaky

I'm in. :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
That looks good! Nice job! :clap

That looks good! Nice job! :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
Don't get me wrong, the peripheral lighting is...

Don't get me wrong, the peripheral lighting is fantastic - it just doesn't get much better with the high beams. For 90% of my night riding this headlight will be more than sufficient and for those...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
Rode around a bit more this evening with the new...

Rode around a bit more this evening with the new light and I'm still very happy with the performance. Aimed the light up higher and it really helped the throw; there is light a good distance while...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
I actually just got my bike buttoned up enough to...

I actually just got my bike buttoned up enough to go for a test ride tonight. Overall, I'm pretty impressed with the light output from the 50W D2S projector. I need to play with the aiming a bit to...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,625
Posted By mydlo
I just bought one a few weeks ago. At first, I...

I just bought one a few weeks ago. At first, I thought I was going to return it, but after a little time with it I think it is adequate. For the price, I'm happy with it...I wouldn't pay more for...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,635
Posted By mydlo
Good point, I guess I should have said "luke...

Good point, I guess I should have said "luke warm" coffee - especially if the water came from my camel back after sitting in the sun for a few hours. :1drink
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,635
Posted By mydlo
I used to use the Aeropress, but have recently...

I used to use the Aeropress, but have recently switched to VIA. Not having to carry anything to make coffee (other than a way to boil water and drink the coffee) is really nice. And now that you...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,615
Posted By mydlo
I, too, can't recommend it enough. I've had mine...

I, too, can't recommend it enough. I've had mine for a few years and have spent dozens of nights in it over that time without any problems. Towards the end of last year I noticed a wear spot (hole)...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,734
Posted By mydlo
After looking at my Ram Mount, it looks like...

After looking at my Ram Mount, it looks like you'll want the 1/4-20 x 2"

18-8 Stainless Steel—Pin-in-Torx Drive
1/4"-20—Torx Size: T27
2"Lg. 10Qty 91900A549 $10.84

A little cheaper than...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,734
Posted By mydlo
McMaster sells them:...

McMaster sells them: http://www.mcmaster.com/#tamper-resistant-socket-head-cap-screws/=g8lvr3
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,097
Posted By mydlo
I made custom molded ear plugs to put my Skull...

I made custom molded ear plugs to put my Skull Candy Ink'd headphones in and it works great for me! There is enough noise isolation for comfort and I can listen to my headphones at a moderate level....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
I guess I should also update about my progress: ...

I guess I should also update about my progress:

I got the H1 light on Thursday, but only got a 35W bulb and ballast (instead of the 50W I paid for) and I somehow managed to order an H7 harness...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
Thanks for the update! The sharp cutoff is...

Thanks for the update! The sharp cutoff is something I'm definitely worried about as well and I was hoping the high beam would help to distribute the light when cornering. Hmm...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
Thanks for the tip! I guess the H1...

Thanks for the tip!



I guess the H1 projector is shorter than the D2S projector and they weren't sure if the D2S would completely fit without trimming the reflector.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
Any updates on your progress? Did you get the...

Any updates on your progress? Did you get the kit or just order the projectors?
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
H4 is the halogen designation for the US Spec...

H4 is the halogen designation for the US Spec headlight (bulb type and base) and is the style the Morimoto projector housing uses so you don't have to modify the way it mounts. The H1 is the HID...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
Just an update: I just got an email from TRS...

Just an update: I just got an email from TRS this morning recommending I get the Morimoto Mini H1 versus the D2S light because they feel the installation will go more smoothly without any need for...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-29-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
I actually ordered the kit on Friday afternoon. ...

I actually ordered the kit on Friday afternoon. I emailed some questions to TRS and they were very helpful and fast to respond. They were able to put together a Sportbike III Kit with the Morimoto...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-24-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,194
Posted By mydlo
That retrofit looks like it was done using the...

That retrofit looks like it was done using the Morimoto Mini H1 (same retrofit that was used in the video posted by Tafella).

You can get a single D2S kit from theretrofitsource.com...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-24-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By mydlo
The Adventure tank can be found here:...

The Adventure tank can be found here: http://justgastanks.com/product_info.php?products_id=1053
Forum: Racing 01-15-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 697,364
Posted By mydlo
CONGRATULATIONS NED!!! And I have to say...

CONGRATULATIONS NED!!!

And I have to say thank you to you and everyone that made this event...your sponsors, RallyRadio, your family, and everyone here at ADVRider. This has been the best Dakar...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-11-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,686
Posted By mydlo
One of the poster's in this thread...

One of the poster's in this thread http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/equipment-reviews/collapsible-gas-can-5231 did a test with the 4L bags and the only issues he noticed were, the flip-up cap...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-11-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,686
Posted By mydlo
I've been thinking about getting some MSR...

I've been thinking about getting some MSR Dromedary bags for temporary fuel storage: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=276754

They seem to hold up and get good reviews; not to...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 697,364
Posted By mydlo
The lone American... GO NED!

The lone American...

GO NED!
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 697,364
Posted By mydlo
Thank you for bringing us all along on your...

Thank you for bringing us all along on your journey! This is the MOST I've been involved with DAKAR!

GO NED!!! :thumb
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,514
Posted By mydlo
I had an '04 Dakota and the CD would get stuck...

I had an '04 Dakota and the CD would get stuck once in awhile and not eject. Every time I would get in the truck I would hit the eject button and after a few days it would come out. Then it would...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,020
Posted By mydlo
Have you seen this unit? ...

Have you seen this unit? http://www.3rdbrakeflasher.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=65&products_id=181
Forum: Orange Crush 12-21-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,409
Posted By mydlo
I would assume the touch up paint is only...

I would assume the touch up paint is only suitable for a thin coat (top coat). To bring an area up to the surrounding height, you need something like this from Evercoat:...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-20-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,409
Posted By mydlo
Thanks, John! That's the info I was looking for.

Thanks, John! That's the info I was looking for.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,409
Posted By mydlo
KTM Touch Up Paint

Does anyone have any information about the KTM Touch Up Paint available through KTM Twins? http://www.ktmtwins.com/factory-ktm-touch-up-paint

I have a scratch on my fuel tank ('07 990 Orange) down...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,809
Posted By mydlo
I too just bought one! Thanks for the heads up!

I too just bought one! Thanks for the heads up!
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