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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 11:09 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 167,990
Posted By Ricky Chuck
:eek1 Holy Crap, glad you are still upright, man!...

:eek1 Holy Crap, glad you are still upright, man!

It is tough realizing our heroes are also made of clay :huh...but hey...

I STILL PLAY VAN HALEN EVEN THOUGH THEY SUCKED ON KIMMEL :clap

Get...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 167,990
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I'd slap a nun for one of those jobs, lol...

I'd slap a nun for one of those jobs, lol (staring at a project plan 600 rows deep) :huh
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 413,695
Posted By Ricky Chuck
My 05 RT just went to 24k...I may as well scrap...

My 05 RT just went to 24k...I may as well scrap it, lol. AND the servos are working great! :D
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 413,695
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Thanks for the response, TSRT97, so it appears...

Thanks for the response, TSRT97, so it appears they are there just to isolate shield from the frame? Did you find one about the same height as the stub on which it sits?
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Panzer did you ever figure this out? I have seen...

Panzer did you ever figure this out? I have seen some testimonials that make me think you would have that option using either the audio in or the aux input. I just got it and intend to jump my audio...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 413,695
Posted By Ricky Chuck
After the quick-disconnect arc, I have a question about windshield frame components

I replaced the stock shield on my 05 RT with an Aeroflow, and when I was removing it from the arms and frame I discovered there were supposed to be four rubber grommets that look like they sit on the...
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Sanjoh, clamps arrived, they fit, woohoo :). I...

Sanjoh, clamps arrived, they fit, woohoo :). I also realized i left the others on my desk under some papers so will send them off tomorrow. Busy week, fabbing time will be hard to find, but something...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 167,990
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Neither do I, lol, but sometimes my timeline gets...

Neither do I, lol, but sometimes my timeline gets horked and I have to make up time at night, and by golly if i"m gonna hit a deer I want to see its eyes smoking from 6-7k lumens of awesome right...
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Sanjoh I know the spots in the lightbar are...

Sanjoh I know the spots in the lightbar are smaller than the 30s...a large amount? I guess i was expecting M30s reach until I realized they were smaller...hmm, two more M30s somewhere...:huh:wink:
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
OK, I was able to get a few pics Saturday night...

OK, I was able to get a few pics Saturday night before the bad stuff started in, lol. It doesn't quite reflect how bright it is, but does ok.
...
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Morning! Well I put the lightbar back on the...

Morning! Well I put the lightbar back on the fender and it seems sturdy so here is what I propose. Since I provided the bogus diameter number I will send back the current clamps and you can send me...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Hi John, well I got the clamps in, unfortunately...

Hi John, well I got the clamps in, unfortunately the service guy at the BMW shop misquoted the size to me, I think he was giving me fork travel, and not diameter of the fork down by the fender.
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 413,695
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Thanks for the perspective. I was feeling a...

Thanks for the perspective. I was feeling a little pushed forward into the tank with the stock seat so I shimmed the adjustable rack up an inch and it has me back some now, so hoping the extra will...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 413,695
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Just did this on my bike, haven't tested it yet,...

Just did this on my bike, haven't tested it yet, but it changed the handling as you described for my last bike (1150R) so I am hoping for the same thing :). I am finding it a little tougher to find...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Well i installed the fogs tonight. I was able to...

Well i installed the fogs tonight. I was able to use the PIAA mounts, drilled one hole through the middle of it and most went well. Can you tell me the bolt size of the small bolts that hold the...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
(Checks mail and starts jumping around the...

(Checks mail and starts jumping around the kitchen yelling "The new fog lights are here, the new fog lights are here!" :rofl.

Since the picture on your site shows the lens with the ridges running...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
John, thanks for jumpinng on that order! :D

John, thanks for jumpinng on that order! :D
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
OK I ordered the clamps, good catch! Forks are 35...

OK I ordered the clamps, good catch! Forks are 35 mm, btw, chose those.
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I don't know why I never saw those. The light bar...

I don't know why I never saw those. The light bar is wider than the area between my forks. I would need to come up with a piece that would span the area immediately in front of the forks like an...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 413,695
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Information Requested on using front fender bolts as a lightbar mounting spot

Hi guys, I went crazy and got an F40 lightbar from ADVMonster and decided to try to mount it on the front fender, using the top bolts, and I intend to add some bracing from the side bolts once I find...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
The bolts are M6 x 1 x 30, and they go into the...

The bolts are M6 x 1 x 30, and they go into the aluminum bridge under the fender. It seems very secure but then again the lightbar has some heft to it. If I could find some fork clamps that would let...
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
So I Decided To Put an F40 Lightbar on my RT...

Sanjoh, got the F40 in, put together a proof-of-concept frame and installed it. It is too bright to photograph in the garage, and I can't get it out back because there were 2-3 inches of sleet last...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 167,990
Posted By Ricky Chuck
:lol3 I predict you shall one day make Old...

:lol3

I predict you shall one day make Old Spice Commercials...I mean, as long as they can remove all the scars and miles from your head :).

I mounted an ADVMonster lightbar on my RT last...
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Quote: Originally Posted by sanjoh View Post ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sanjoh View Post
Got it, this will ship on Tuesday. Monday the PO is closed in observance of Presidents day.
Corrected, we were able to ship today

:clap Got the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 167,990
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I somehow got unsubscribed from this one, lol, so...

I somehow got unsubscribed from this one, lol, so I need to figure out your itinerary, lots of riding this Spring planned, although not yet up in your neck of the woods. I guess you copped a job and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 167,990
Posted By Ricky Chuck
VIETNAM???? Thud...:rofl This will be...

VIETNAM???? Thud...:rofl

This will be fraught...FRAUGHT I TELL YOU...with Daniel Craigish hijinks...and I have associates in a few towns around there...ok they work for UPS and could possibly get...
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Awesome...done! I will order and mention the...

Awesome...done! I will order and mention the orientation in comments, sound ok?


OK, ordered, thanks again.
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Thanks! Those should probably serve as fog lights...

Thanks! Those should probably serve as fog lights in inclement weather. It looks like I will need to turn them sideways so the bolt will go into the caliper hole, will that mess up beam pattern? Or...
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Hey I bet those F11s will fit where my PIAAs are...

Hey I bet those F11s will fit where my PIAAs are located...and since I dropped a wrench on the left one and it el broko I'd better get crackalackin on ordering, lol

Those should still be plenty...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 413,695
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Question about "brake failure light @1Hz rate" and the cause (2005 R1150RT)

Hello, I've been working on my bike for several days, doing some wiring up of a fuzeblock and adding some heated gear pigtails, etc. A few days ago while the tank was off I turned on the ignition to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 943
Views: 83,892
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I no longer commute on a bike in town, have had...

I no longer commute on a bike in town, have had too many close calls in the drive to work no matter how closely I watch. I only split lanes a couple of times when I was younger and both times it took...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 413,695
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I need some quick advice on removing the rear tire on an R1150RT

Hi all, well this is my first time removing the rear tire on a 2005, and it went as planned and reviewed until it came time to roll it out, and the rim is impacting a round cap on the inside of the...
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
John, what is the diameter between the ends of...

John, what is the diameter between the ends of the heavy duty mounts? My piaa mounts (pic) have a one inch span with screws on each end, was wondering if the hd mount could be used?
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I dunno, with the F40 running at 50%, 30s running...

I dunno, with the F40 running at 50%, 30s running at 50% and an H7 plowing the field, too, I may get arrested for impersonating the ufo that sneaked up behind Richard Dreyfuss in Close Encounters,...
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Was just thinking, if I put 30s down there on the...

Was just thinking, if I put 30s down there on the calipers I probably need a dimmer for those, too...:huh :rofl
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I will work on it this weekend if they get here...

I will work on it this weekend if they get here Saturday. My fairing is already off so any documentation will note that. It could very well be harder with the plastic on, lol.
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I think they use these, but mine are older, and...

I think they use these, but mine are older, and all clear.

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/piaa-1100x-lamp-super-white-replacement-light-bulb-dichroic-55w-85w-single
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Thanks, beechum. I know the old PIAA lights pull...

Thanks, beechum. I know the old PIAA lights pull more amps than the leds will, so the wiring should be robust enough. It is a direct connection to the battery with a relay in between, so I'm hoping...
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4,536
Views: 1,050,328
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Back at ya :) I forgot to ask on our...

Back at ya :)

I forgot to ask on our call...i have an old set of round PIAA 1100s (I think) down on the calipers from previous owner, switched to run when ignition is on. Would a couple of your...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,493
Views: 413,695
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Now you got me excited, lol, put them on the list...

Now you got me excited, lol, put them on the list :)

Different subject...I swapped out the windshield and discovered there were only a couple of rubber bushings (that go into the shield holes)...
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