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Forum: The Garage Today, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 277,980
Posted By Blueshark
I think it's great that you are being recognized...

I think it's great that you are being recognized as a LiFePO4, AGM, etc Motorcycle battery authority. What would be incredibly useful to everyone is for you to write up a FAQ and edit the first...
Forum: Vendors 10-22-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 140,703
Posted By Blueshark
The problem with a spacer would be that the...

The problem with a spacer would be that the length would vary with each installation. A simple wide washer and another nut on the backside seems like it would be an easy fix. (But I'm not an...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8,960
Views: 617,687
Posted By Blueshark
I think I see a lusty thrusterfish in that...

I think I see a lusty thrusterfish in that pool.:lol3
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 140,703
Posted By Blueshark
Looking for a Reckless for a Tiger 800 as well as...

Looking for a Reckless for a Tiger 800 as well as suggestion for a compatible top luggage rack (ie Altrider, etc). Good job, guys!
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 277,980
Posted By Blueshark
If it's by design, one possible reason would be...

If it's by design, one possible reason would be to not put that load on a cold engine, allowing it to warm up without having to do that work right away.

Just a wild-@ss guess.
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,857,093
Posted By Blueshark
I use VMWare Fusion on a Mac and run a simple...

I use VMWare Fusion on a Mac and run a simple Windows 7 VM whose only purpose is for DealerTool and TuneECU. Make sure you tell the VM that the USB cable belongs to it and not the Mac, then it works...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-07-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 32,516
Posted By Blueshark
Firmware update v2.6.3 available

"The inReach SE/Explorer Firmware Updates provide inReach satellite communicators with new features and capabilities.

Firmware 2.6.3
New Features

New Extended Tracking setting for greatly...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 277,980
Posted By Blueshark
I use a timer such as: ...

I use a timer such as: http://www.amazon.com/Stanley-31200-TimerMax-Grounded-1-Outlet/dp/B0020ML744/ to do a 20 minute daily top off of my AGM battery on a Battery Tender Jr. Within 20 minutes the...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 191,841
Posted By Blueshark
Not necessarily. The cap holds the pressure in...

Not necessarily. The cap holds the pressure in the cooling system at up to 1.1 bar (1.1 bar = 15.9541512 pounds per square inch). Once it reaches that pressure, the cap seal lifts and the hot...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 191,841
Posted By Blueshark
If the hoses aren't reversed as BT advises, then...

If the hoses aren't reversed as BT advises, then my guess would be the radiator cap should be replaced. Let us know what you find.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 39,786
Posted By Blueshark
Crazy Weather

Reports of birds dropping out of the sky. Hotter than a dog with two dicks.

But the ocean sure is nice. Body surf!
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,857,093
Posted By Blueshark
Just a thought - more energy released for the...

Just a thought - more energy released for the same volume of fuel injected into the engine with regular gas vs high octane. As has been said, higher octane requires additives whose volume replaces...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,443
Posted By Blueshark
No one mentioned the TT color catalogs, the US...

No one mentioned the TT color catalogs, the US 2014-15 one being 1,859 pages. Go to a motorcycle show and they have stacks of them, free, to all. That must cost them some serious coin.
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 153,321
Posted By Blueshark
IJW - I'm 5-11, 170 lbs with ATTGATT on.

IJW - I'm 5-11, 170 lbs with ATTGATT on.
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 153,321
Posted By Blueshark
I also have the larger Triumph touring windshield...

I also have the larger Triumph touring windshield (came as a freebie in 2014 with the 2013 model purchase). The first adjustment was tilted most of the way back, and the buffeting was terrible. The...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 95,794
Posted By Blueshark
I have a minor concern about the elastic cord at...

I have a minor concern about the elastic cord at the back of the neck that tightens up the collar. It's sewn deep into the jacket. When the elastic in the cord starts to break up, it's going to...
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,067
Posted By Blueshark
Thanks for the feedback! These are on my...

Thanks for the feedback! These are on my Christmas list for my Tiger 800. :D
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4,345
Views: 564,857
Posted By Blueshark
Looks like a great setup for lane splitting in...

Looks like a great setup for lane splitting in California.:eek1
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 782
Views: 128,318
Posted By Blueshark
How about Locktite in plumbing applications? I...

How about Locktite in plumbing applications? I don't see it in the big box stores' plumbing aisles, just usually PFTE tape (which is now chinese crap quality). I know there are some Locktite...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 95,794
Posted By Blueshark
Please elaborate. Are you wearing them out?...

Please elaborate. Are you wearing them out? Selling the old one every quarter or half year and buying another? Appreciate the info and trying to understand the full context.
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 152,642
Posted By Blueshark
That's a nice deal. I just bought So Cal/No Cal...

That's a nice deal. I just bought So Cal/No Cal maps. Very nice.
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,857,093
Posted By Blueshark
Tiger TSB's

Is there any site where Tiger 800/800XC Tech Service Bulletins (TSB's) are posted?
Forum: Vendors 08-21-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,067
Posted By Blueshark
Have these been delivered to customers? What's...

Have these been delivered to customers? What's been the experience?

My eyeball concerns would be wear of the metal rack against the back side of the bag (assuming there's a bit of movement), and...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-21-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,090
Posted By Blueshark
Klim Latitude version: ...

Klim Latitude version:
http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/yy283/YachtRocked/Screenshot2014-08-21201137.png
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,857,093
Posted By Blueshark
Hope you can post up a ride report here for us...

Hope you can post up a ride report here for us non-Facebook inmates. Your bike looks ready!
Forum: Trip Planning 08-19-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,090
Posted By Blueshark
Not mentioned in previous posts is that the...

Not mentioned in previous posts is that the RoadID info is available to emergency personnel by calling the 24/7 800# on the bracelet, so no computer is needed. (Increasingly, places are getting...
Forum: Vendors 08-19-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 152,642
Posted By Blueshark
Did Amazon squeeze out Butler Maps? They only...

Did Amazon squeeze out Butler Maps? They only have one vendor, Butte Maps, that sells on Amazon, and not the full BM inventory is there. Just wondered....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-16-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 32,516
Posted By Blueshark
I did not find a reference to that service on the...

I did not find a reference to that service on the forum (via search on "email"). Can you find it and paste the URL in here? I did see this one which basically says (at least in the US) that if you...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-14-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 32,516
Posted By Blueshark
OK, SMS msg to cell worked, as did reply back. ...

OK, SMS msg to cell worked, as did reply back. Email (which is what I thought you were talking about) reply did not work unless I either went to Mapshare to reply or used the direct...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-14-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 32,516
Posted By Blueshark
I tried that, it doesn't work unless you go thru...

I tried that, it doesn't work unless you go thru MapShare. That's because the reply-to address is no.reply@delorme.com . Seems like it used to work, so perhaps this is a more recent change.
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,345
Views: 564,857
Posted By Blueshark
SC Tall seat, 5-11 height, previous post:...

SC Tall seat, 5-11 height, previous post: http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24750100&postcount=3922

Still working for me, happy to not be sitting in a banana seat.

It's good to have a...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,345
Views: 564,857
Posted By Blueshark
I'm glad you mentioned that, because I noticed...

I'm glad you mentioned that, because I noticed that too!
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,345
Views: 564,857
Posted By Blueshark
Seat Concepts seat

I sent mine in, both rider and pillion seats, for SC install of the Tiger Tall. Im 5-11, 33 inseam, and riding it in the high position, which just flatfoots it with Sidi Adv rain boots on. The seat...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 95,794
Posted By Blueshark
Authoritative Klim Care Instructions: ...

Authoritative Klim Care Instructions: http://www.klim.com/Customer-Care/Care-Instructions/ :deal
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,537
Posted By Blueshark
I like the Rodney Yee reference. I can relate: ...

I like the Rodney Yee reference. I can relate: http://nymag.com/nymetro/news/people/columns/intelligencer/12023/
:evil
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4,345
Views: 564,857
Posted By Blueshark
What bags are you going to hang on them? Post up...

What bags are you going to hang on them? Post up a pic when you can, and have a fun trip!
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,857,093
Posted By Blueshark
Oil

On page 1.33 of the service manual, it says:
______________Tiger 800___________Tiger 800XC
Viscosity______10W/40 or 10W/50___10W/40 or 10W/50

So, when it's cold/cool go 10W/40 and when it's...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,345
Views: 564,857
Posted By Blueshark
I'm 5' 11" with 33" inseam. Just ordered the...

I'm 5' 11" with 33" inseam. Just ordered the tall. I figured I can use the lower seat position if it ends up being too tall in the upper position.
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,857,093
Posted By Blueshark
Tiger (Tennis) Elbow

Anyone on the Roadie developed Tiger Tennis elbow (right/throttle side)?

And before your mind goes there, I'm left handed.:lol3

I'm thinking of going the Seat Concepts Tall route to get above...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 191,841
Posted By Blueshark
Stepper motor issue

Looks the the world's tiniest fork seal kit would solve that issue of gunk in the "axle" crevices. Or maybe tiny little sealed bearings, but a cover would still be needed based on:

My wife's...
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