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Forum: Vendors 09-12-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 163,293
Posted By chambersc
Customer Service is top notch

I just want to throw out there that I've been dealing with Darryl some via message and on the phone and this cat knows his stuff and is awesome to work with. Did an H4 bulb on my kiddos WR250F for a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-27-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By chambersc
Im game for that. Might be worth finding the dirt...

Im game for that. Might be worth finding the dirt roads between here and there too.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-21-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By chambersc
Im in Enid with an R1200GS and a WR250F. Hit me...

Im in Enid with an R1200GS and a WR250F. Hit me up and we can get out sometime. Know a couple of other GS and dual sport guys around here as well.
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 163,293
Posted By chambersc
That thought never even crossed my mind. That...

That thought never even crossed my mind. That very well may have worked.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By chambersc
I used the Siccass Racing Keyswitch, its a little...

I used the Siccass Racing Keyswitch, its a little high priced but it worked well.
Be mindful that the headlight is AC powered and not DC if you do a conversion to LED like I did.
The Tusk kit...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 163,293
Posted By chambersc
Yeah, the clip just wasn't working out. I tried...

Yeah, the clip just wasn't working out. I tried about every conceivable way to bend, pry, shorten, etc and it was just too big to fit underneath the fan. So I ended up just putting a little dab of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By chambersc
Its done! Works like a champ and I installed one...

Its done! Works like a champ and I installed one of the Cyclops LED headlight bulbs in it (ADV member Off Road Ryder) and man that thing is bright with a lot less current draw....
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 163,293
Posted By chambersc
The bulb fit fine but the clip didn't happen....

The bulb fit fine but the clip didn't happen. There was just no way to make it work the fan. It ended up getting installed with a bit of Toyota Black Sealant and then three very small sheet metal...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 163,293
Posted By chambersc
H4 in WR250F

Rewired DC so I didn't have to use the rectifier. Works awesome. I will be buying a pair of these for my GS soon. Amazing lights. I didn't get a down the road shot last night but I got this one (that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By chambersc
Strobe tail light

Even sunk a police strobe inside the factory tail light for a little extra stopping light power....
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By chambersc
Started the process tonight!

Tusk kit from Rocky Mountain ATV, Shinko 705tires, Trail Tech Vaporspeedo kit, etc. Its on its way to being legal.
...
Forum: Vendors 08-16-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 163,293
Posted By chambersc
Puling DC Power

So while I'm doing all of this wiring anyway, is there any reason why I can't just put DC power to the headlight from the switch and just ignore the AC headlight power it had before. I have to...
Forum: Vendors 08-14-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 163,293
Posted By chambersc
I did not... Looks like I'll be back as a...

I did not... Looks like I'll be back as a customer very soon! On a positive note, my order arrived TODAY. That was quick!
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 163,293
Posted By chambersc
H4 for WR250F

I just ordered the H4 for the 2003 WR250F I am dual sporting right now for my soon-to-be 14 year old kiddo. I'm pretty excited about how it does, as the stock is pretty anemic and the charging system...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,311
Posted By chambersc
I know, I know, this is old...

I know I am resurrecting a super old post, but I have to say I've had my '07 GS since October and I have NEVER ridden another motorcycle more than I have this one. My Tundra has mostly sat, other...
Forum: Racing 07-18-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,440
Posted By chambersc
Thanks!

This is all awesome advice, and I do have it in my head already that I want to attend a school first. Im too old for getting hurt these days. The dirt broke more bones than I would like to admit over...
Forum: Racing 07-17-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,440
Posted By chambersc
Outstanding advice here...

And just for the record, which I didnt state in the original post, I have every intention of a LOT of track days before trying to join anything and racing. I know my limits and know jumping into the...
Forum: Racing 07-16-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,440
Posted By chambersc
Thinking about a track bike and need advice from track/racer inmates

So I've been on two wheels now 25 years. (Damn I'm getting old, I just realized when I typed that) Rode a LOT of dirt as a kid, started on the street at 14, rode some cross country/enduro stuff...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,676
Posted By chambersc
My laces are fuzzy but not bad enough to ditch...

My laces are fuzzy but not bad enough to ditch yet. My buddy has replaced his with parachute cord and that seems to work well for not catching the velcro.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By chambersc
I bought Kroil last time through Amazon. I was...

I bought Kroil last time through Amazon. I was having issues finding it locally these days too. Though I have been told (now, after ordering it) that one of our local machine shops sells it.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By chambersc
How cool is that?

How cool is that?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-30-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By chambersc
As far as riding gear is concerned, there is...

As far as riding gear is concerned, there is PLENTY of it at my house for her. Between my wife and I we have ridiculous amounts of riding gear. She's all set there.

As far as MSF, although I...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-29-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By chambersc
This one is the 50cc

This one is the 50cc
Forum: Battle scooters 06-28-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By chambersc
55??? I barely got it to 35 last night test...

55??? I barely got it to 35 last night test riding it. I was hoping the exhaust was restricted or the intake side, but after pulling stuff apart today its all free flowing. Its just that weak. I'm...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By chambersc
I think he quickly realized he was in over his...

I think he quickly realized he was in over his head when the starter quit. The ground wire attached to the belt and clutch housing. he took that apart to figure out the starter, quickly realized he...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By chambersc
Simple fix and it purrs like a cheap Chinese kitten

Main ground wire to the engine was just dangling loose. It went from battery to frame but not to the engine case. Hooked that up, about 2 seconds of cranking, and it was running great. Think I'm...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-26-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By chambersc
New Adventure Machine in our house - no spark!

So the step daughter needed cheap summer transportation. Long story, but the short version is she killed her Jeep Liberty. Leaking radiator, didnt notice, continued driving on the highway, and it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,359
Posted By chambersc
Im not experienced with them personally, but I...

Im not experienced with them personally, but I can tell you that 500 miles a day on a little bike is being hopeful. Nice work amigo, I'm betting you're beat. That's a rough day.
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,359
Posted By chambersc
Check that chain close

HoboTrek,

Check the chain over well, lube it well, watch it close while someone turns it and look for binding or jumping, and if all of that looks fine and the teeth of the sprocket aren't curved...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-03-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By chambersc
I think I just need to learn to use the 2720 I...

I think I just need to learn to use the 2720 I have now better. My usage of it is still pretty basic. I feel like I can get more done on the Garmin V because I took the time to learn it. (Single then...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By chambersc
I pulled all of it out, stuck a set of H7's in...

I pulled all of it out, stuck a set of H7's in it, and rode 700 miles this weekend without issues. I think the ballast mounting is the issue. The previous owner had them zip tied up in the front...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By chambersc
Anyone had HID's overheat?

My 07 R1200GS with an HID kit in it (previous owner installed it) keeps kicking off going down the road now that the weather is getting hot. Did it to me yesterday after work. Riding home, 90 degrees...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By chambersc
No idea, this is my first time to go to it. I...

No idea, this is my first time to go to it. I know this is like the 35th year for the rally though. The rally appears to be on the west side of the lake away from the power plant.

We have a lake...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-28-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By chambersc
Nobody headed that way?

Picked up a new Cot Tent, perfect excuse to test it out. I like the idea of sleeping off the ground and having a roof over my head in one neat package. We will see if it works as advertised.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By chambersc
This is a non-servo bike.

This is a non-servo bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By chambersc
Just to post a follow up on my own problem in...

Just to post a follow up on my own problem in case someone has a similar issue...

So after a complete fluid flush/bleed and a lot of strategic and careful tapping around the base of the ABS motor...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-27-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By chambersc
Anybody hitting the Land of Oz Rally?

Decided I'm going to ride up to the Land of Oz thing in Kansas City this weekend. Thought I would throw tent/sleeping bag/various sundry items on the GS and ride up there Friday the 30th. Spend the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By chambersc
Wow, really good info. Thanks. I'll look into all...

Wow, really good info. Thanks. I'll look into all of that.
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,216
Posted By chambersc
If you're talking about the Tundra, I masked...

If you're talking about the Tundra, I masked them. I had all four wheels off, used index cards to put between the lip of the rim and the tire all the way around, and went to town. That's 4 coats of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By chambersc
I havent pulled the ignition out of this one yet...

I havent pulled the ignition out of this one yet to look at it and see if it is a 4 or 2 wire yet. I will check those out. Did they come with some sort of bracket for mounting it as well? The ones...
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