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Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 19,770
Posted By houlster
Cdr

cont.
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 19,770
Posted By houlster
And some updates this week:

And some updates this week:
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 19,770
Posted By houlster
Not sure how I missed this thread, but I have a...

Not sure how I missed this thread, but I have a couple posts in Road Warriors. This one seems more appropriate for an Amazonas though. Some time after I got it & fixed some issues to make it road...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,005
Posted By houlster
Updates

Updated here:
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24869333&postcount=81


https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-q2kvaGvHx_o/UfgY-DcLPsI/AAAAAAAAExY/7oPx2vkmAyM/s1024/IMAG2169.jpg
Forum: Vendors 08-14-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 70,272
Posted By houlster
I like this design. Can you confirm the thread...

I like this design. Can you confirm the thread size of the tap & of the internal threads on the end?

I'm wondering if it'll work with my bars already threaded for HDB handguards. HDB uses a...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By houlster
Cheap PWM controllers

Anybody try one of these cheap PWM controllers for heated grips?

http://www.amazon.com/Generic-6V-28V-Control-Controller-5-100/dp/B00HIYPGEQ

6v - 28v, 3A continuous. Adjusts from 5% - 100%
...
Forum: Vendors 07-30-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,216
Posted By houlster
So, has *anyone* in the US had to pay any...

So, has *anyone* in the US had to pay any additional custom fees? I see several people have said they bought from them, but only 1 verifying there were no additional fees.

??
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,723
Posted By houlster
I've had pretty much this setup for several years...

I've had pretty much this setup for several years now & it works great. I've had no reason to dump it in favor of a more expensive changer.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-08-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 114,088
Posted By houlster
Usb

The USB connector on my 300 was a constant problem as well. The connector itself actually broke off the little board it's attached to at one point. I was able to re-solder it & get it to work...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-08-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 254,267
Posted By houlster
Garmin Oregon 650

Oregon 650 for $349.95 @ gpscity

http://www.gpscity.com/garmin-oregon-650.html

That's about $100 cheaper than I've seen it anywhere else. It's actually $20 less than they're selling the Oregon...
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 972
Posted By houlster
I just converted my wheels to tubeless &...

I just converted my wheels to tubeless & initially had several small bead leaks with my K60.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 597,662
Posted By houlster
Welll, it wasn't completely painless... ...

Welll, it wasn't completely painless...

Oops...
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-PLUFxVe3pHY/UfhVhaHYmBI/AAAAAAAAEJs/A9piFkcn86Q/s1024/IMAG1916.jpg


Didn't check bolts regularly. A week in,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 597,662
Posted By houlster
Benelli Amazonas

My Amazonas on the CDR last year:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-urA4wOIzYp4/UfhVwuPmpII/AAAAAAAAENs/ZfKS-LzaQAs/s1024/IMAG1962.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,164
Posted By houlster
I just posted this in another thread, but it fits...

I just posted this in another thread, but it fits better here. I got one of these for the tank bag my next trip. The power supply is 12v so an SAE adapter to power it on the bike was easy. If I...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,863
Posted By houlster
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1743...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=17437056&postcount=38

Easy. $20 or less. Use a 12v remote & wire it into the bike. & once you have the receiver, you can get more remotes for $5 -...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By houlster
I made something like that back in the early 90's...

I made something like that back in the early 90's for towing my bike back/forth from college. Kept it in the trunk when I got there. It was only about 200 miles, but I made the trip probably a...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,343
Posted By houlster
I got one of these for the tank bag my next trip....

I got one of these for the tank bag my next trip. The power supply is 12v so an SAE adapter to power it on the bike was easy. If I get to a motel or campsite with power, I can power from 120 as...
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 529,373
Posted By houlster
Thanks woody. Yes, the tubes were there from the...

Thanks woody. Yes, the tubes were there from the factory & I'm thinking of going tubeless. I just wanted to verify what I had to start out with.

--Dan
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 529,373
Posted By houlster
Woody, I've got a set of tubeless Excel...

Woody,

I've got a set of tubeless Excel wheels running tubeless tires, but the bike came from the factory with tubes.
...
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,016
Posted By houlster
Ok, thx. Think I'll try the Ultralite tool then...

Ok, thx. Think I'll try the Ultralite tool then :nod

--Dan
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,016
Posted By houlster
This article mentions using the "clearing tool"...

This article mentions using the "clearing tool" essentially as a reamer before plugging. Everything else I've read about these is that no reamer is necessary.

So, is it? Why include one in the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-03-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By houlster
(cont.) I did not get any details of the...

(cont.)

I did not get any details of the wires soldered to the USB port, but it's not hard to figure out. The NEG was easy. The 5v line was tougher. There's a couple spots, but they're...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-03-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By houlster
Oregon power alternative

So I've had a Garmin Oregon for several years & have used it extensively on the bike & snowmobile. The USB connector on it sucks balls. I constantly have issues with it not having a good...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 1,633,161
Posted By houlster
Benelli goodness ...

Benelli goodness

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-lxW4N4KtO1I/UfhW2NNUAYI/AAAAAAAAEgM/AxLpqRqCrJM/s1024/IMAG2169.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 1,049,585
Posted By houlster
CDR, last July

http://i1108.photobucket.com/albums/h403/ahigdons/2013/CDT/IMG_1788.jpg

http://i1108.photobucket.com/albums/h403/ahigdons/2013/CDT/IMG_1786.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 946,122
Posted By houlster
I've been thinking about something like this. ...

I've been thinking about something like this. Just did 2 weeks on the CDR and wanted something like this to air up a bit when hitting paved sections between the dirt. Digging out a compressor was a...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By houlster
I've wanted the same thing for many years. ...

I've wanted the same thing for many years. There's a few threads here on the issue too.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16288774

Stirling "cool" source:...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 97,686
Posted By houlster
Yes, K60. The 150 r17. TKC on the front. ...

Yes, K60. The 150 r17. TKC on the front.

--Dan
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 97,686
Posted By houlster
1 gal rotopax cans... ...

1 gal rotopax cans...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-LCFKkdeiJ00/UfgYNkUf9iI/AAAAAAAAEH8/RYdWS1-A3jk/s800/IMAG1908.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By houlster
A bit late, but... Can be hit or miss....

A bit late, but...



Can be hit or miss. Some of the common things are coil failure, sometimes due to the seal leaking. I haven't had an issue, but some have. Swapping to a much more common...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By houlster
My dad & I built one in the late 80's and I used...

My dad & I built one in the late 80's and I used it for several years transporting my bike back / forth to college. Worked very well. It had a pivot in the middle so you'd have a ramp and it'd flip...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By houlster
Yes, thanks. --Dan

Yes, thanks.

--Dan
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By houlster
Sorry, but my post wasn't clear. I'm looking for...

Sorry, but my post wasn't clear. I'm looking for the clevis width for the peg mounts. I don't have a GS, just trying to figure out if the aftermarket peg options for it will work for me.

--Dan
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By houlster
Help with footpeg measurement

Looking for some compatible footpegs. Can someone tell me what the width of the clevis for the footpegs is on an F800GS? The inside width. Trying to figure out if I can use some aftermarket pegs...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By houlster
Repack the bearings at a minimum & the HF trailer...

Repack the bearings at a minimum & the HF trailer will be fine. Lotsa people are using them.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=123255

--Dan
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 109,371
Posted By houlster
EDIT: claimed!! Got a 10% with my new...

EDIT: claimed!!

Got a 10% with my new helmet after using a code from here last week. The 'race' to use it kinda sucks so I'll send to the first one to PM me. Or, I'll post up later today if...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 109,371
Posted By houlster
Thanks much !! worked for me this morning... ...

Thanks much !! worked for me this morning...

--Dan
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 109,371
Posted By houlster
Crap. I should've checked yesterday. Still...

Crap. I should've checked yesterday. Still looking for a 10% if someone still has one.

thx
--Dan
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 109,371
Posted By houlster
Looking for a 10% if someone's got one. About to...

Looking for a 10% if someone's got one. About to buy (my first) very expensive helmet & need all the help I can get :D

thx
--Dan
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 79,709
Posted By houlster
:beer Pelican 1430's ...

:beer Pelican 1430's

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12877362&postcount=6

--Dan
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