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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 145,825
Posted By phreakingeek
sent you a pm

sent you a pm
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By phreakingeek
I wasnt able to see the pic you posted, but if...

I wasnt able to see the pic you posted, but if you have tubular racks and flat boxes...then I'd suggest a set of these pannier mounting pucks. I've had them for about 8 months of commuting and...
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By phreakingeek
If for some crazy reason someone spilled gasoline...

If for some crazy reason someone spilled gasoline on a water/ATF/oil storage bag?

I did a highly sophisticated test of materials to determine the effects...I basically cut some pieces and...
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 05:15 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 18,032
Posted By phreakingeek
Say for example, if for some crazy reason someone...

Say for example, if for some crazy reason someone spilled gasoline on a water/ATF/oil storage bag?

I did a highly sophisticated test of materials to determine the effects...I basically cut some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By phreakingeek
I did a trade with a buddy and we both went to...

I did a trade with a buddy and we both went to the dmv at the same time to get registration switched around.

We didnt have to put a Sale price on the bill of sale, they let us submit it with a...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By phreakingeek
I have a couple pairs that I think are the right...

I have a couple pairs that I think are the right size. I'll check when I get home from work. They dont have integrated pads, but should be roomy enough to use your pads. Your's for free, just pay...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By phreakingeek
What size do you need? Do you need them...

What size do you need?

Do you need them with knee pads or just overpants?
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By phreakingeek
"Liquid" container bag storage bag

After receiving my "Liquid" container bag from Scribe ( http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1039083 ) I decided to make a red bag for it.

It's made from real Cordura fabric with...
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 18,032
Posted By phreakingeek
I have enough red fabric to make 20 bags, and...

I have enough red fabric to make 20 bags, and enough black fabric to make about 100.

I dont want to hijack Scribe's thread, so I'll make my own vendor thread for them.

If you want one asap,...
Forum: Americas 04-23-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By phreakingeek
changing the oil every 1000 miles? Seems like a...

changing the oil every 1000 miles? Seems like a little excessive to me. I use Mobil1 motorcycle oil and change it every 3000 on my DR650. If you were riding in the back of the pack and it's really...
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 18,032
Posted By phreakingeek
Made a cover for my bag, at first I just wanted...

Made a cover for my bag, at first I just wanted to have the bag red in case I was questioned about it. Turned into a little more with the handles and tie down loops.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By phreakingeek
I have the LS2 MX453 as well, for the money, it's...

I have the LS2 MX453 as well, for the money, it's a great helmet. I'd buy the MX455 in a second if it was offered in the US.

My LS2 replaced a GMax GM11D DS Helmet...which I can't recommend at...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By phreakingeek
any way you can just put up a bunch of these 3M...

any way you can just put up a bunch of these 3M Command hooks or velcro to attach the curtain directly to the ugly wall? They come off without leaving marks and saves you from dealing with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6,710
Views: 1,208,221
Posted By phreakingeek
I used a conversion kit from HID Nation to swap...

I used a conversion kit from HID Nation to swap out the stock H1 bulbs to HID's on my 1150GS at JVB's Tech Day.

It does take a few seconds for the HID's to warm up, but once they do, it's an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,167
Posted By phreakingeek
not that my experience is typical...but I had...

not that my experience is typical...but I had nothing but trouble with my XR400. I sold it for half what I had paid for it just to get rid of it.

When it was running, it was a fun bike. But it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By phreakingeek
As a long time fan of Suzuki's...had a couple...

As a long time fan of Suzuki's...had a couple DR350's, DRZ 250, and a couple DR650's. The DR650 is my all around favorite "Do Anything" bike. I've been on some gnarly trails of mud/rocks/gravel,...
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By phreakingeek
according to their site, either heat or acetone...

according to their site, either heat or acetone will remove the glue.
http://www.titebond.com/frequently_asked_questions.aspx
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,349
Posted By phreakingeek
great idea, and excellent install. added to my...

great idea, and excellent install. added to my long list of to-do items!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By phreakingeek
looks cool, hope i can make it.

looks cool, hope i can make it.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-14-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 128,142
Posted By phreakingeek
I might be the worst repeat offender... ...

I might be the worst repeat offender...

http://phreakingeek.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2004-BMW-R1150GS/i-5Qt3sRW/0/L/1407535408334-L.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By phreakingeek
It should be fine with the front and rear...

It should be fine with the front and rear slightly off, but it will be a little "chopper-ish".

If you find that the front end washes out (pushes) through corners in the dirt or gravel, you'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6,710
Views: 1,208,221
Posted By phreakingeek
Rode it ...

Rode it

http://phreakingeek.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/George-Washington-Forest/i-qfLX5vc/0/M/0412151553b%281%29-M.jpg
Forum: 2 smokers 04-10-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By phreakingeek
As someone who's done a lot of sprocket swaps...

As someone who's done a lot of sprocket swaps over the years, I agree with this strategy 100% I'd just change one tooth on the countershaft sprocket and ride it. It's not a ton of money if you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By phreakingeek
In that case I have a list of things you should...

In that case I have a list of things you should probably do

1. Get on the bike
2. Start the bike
3. Ride the F out of the bike
4. Repeat
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By phreakingeek
you didnt mention what tires you have on it...but...

you didnt mention what tires you have on it...but if it has some halfway decent knobbies, you should be able to take that bike out and hit some fun back roads/gravel/dirt on it.
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By phreakingeek
I did place an order for a bag of 10 (M18X1.5...

I did place an order for a bag of 10 (M18X1.5 Thread Size), but without knowing if they will actually fit. I'd be happy to pay you to send me one too. If the ones i ordered dont fit, at least I'll...
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4,515
Views: 1,035,389
Posted By phreakingeek
damn, reeled me in with that killer deal...in for...

damn, reeled me in with that killer deal...in for 4, my DR650 and GS will actually have usable illumination for a change! :clap
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By phreakingeek
found 18mm fine thread mentioned in a...

found 18mm fine thread mentioned in a search...so, going to buy it and test it out.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By phreakingeek
Pretty sure they all still use the Powerlet (BMW)...

Pretty sure they all still use the Powerlet (BMW) plug. If you use mostly 12v 'cigarette' style plugs, you can get the adapter that changes it from the Powerlet-to-12v.
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By phreakingeek
Powerlet nut replacement

Anyone happen to know what the size/thread is for the Powerlet plug nut? I had one come loose and lost it on a ride. Went to the Powerlet site thinking they may sell individual parts, but came up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,299
Posted By phreakingeek
damn, that was awesome of that rider to keep...

damn, that was awesome of that rider to keep working to get that quad off the guy. Guess having a z drag recovery system on my bike may be more useful than just pulling me out of a mud hole.
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4,515
Views: 1,035,389
Posted By phreakingeek
i was ready to buy the 44's but figured i would...

i was ready to buy the 44's but figured i would ask what the difference is for the $10 heavy duty mount upgrade?

also, it doesnt list the weight for the lights. Probably doesnt matter really, but...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By phreakingeek
threw my name in the hat...hope to give them a...

threw my name in the hat...hope to give them a real world workout!
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4,515
Views: 1,035,389
Posted By phreakingeek
wow, smokin deal. wish the flood was on sale too.

wow, smokin deal. wish the flood was on sale too.
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By phreakingeek
damn sexy rack :evil like the wolfman and...

damn sexy rack :evil

like the wolfman and rotopax setup, very cool
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By phreakingeek
I've been lucky with purchases from the adv flea...

I've been lucky with purchases from the adv flea market...but you typically have to be vigilant on watching posts and swooping in the second they hit. More than a few times i delayed a little and...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,750
Posted By phreakingeek
My garage is far from perfect, but still miles...

My garage is far from perfect, but still miles ahead of where it started.

i bought 5 of the big metal shelving units from lowes and a huge stack of plastic bins. I labled the bins so i have all...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By phreakingeek
i got my dad's 1150gs that had been stored in his...

i got my dad's 1150gs that had been stored in his garage for a few years. I did the maintenance on it and put 10k miles on it last year. Unless it's all beat to hell, i bet you'll have a stellar...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By phreakingeek
I've used the antigravity jump start battery a...

I've used the antigravity jump start battery a number of times. It works great for almost every type of dead battery.

The only time it didnt work for me was on a battery that had a bad cell. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 774
Posted By phreakingeek
you said you're not into the drz, but have you...

you said you're not into the drz, but have you looked at the dr650?

I have a plated 450x and a dr650. I pick the dr650 over the 450 any time there's more than 20 miles of pavement. I changed...
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