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Forum: The Garage 04-29-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 378,276
Posted By Bli55
In the case of it being left on the bike for...

In the case of it being left on the bike for extended periods of time WITH enough parasitic drain, what would be a better choice?

Keep it on the Optimate permanently?
Charge and balance with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 17,588
Posted By Bli55
Oh boy, this is gonna be sweeeeet!! :ear ...

Oh boy, this is gonna be sweeeeet!! :ear

Дарёному коню в зубы не смотрят... another one of those untranslatable goodies, isn't it mrwwwhite! :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
This thread is still alive...... :D What I...

This thread is still alive...... :D

What I love most about this bike is how it's not only happy in one place.

It is equally happy here, on a gravelly forest trail. September 5th, 2014.
...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 378,276
Posted By Bli55
Hi, cy! This reminded me... Let's say you...

Hi, cy!
This reminded me...

Let's say you have an alternator producing some power, 100 W.
In otherwise identical scenarios, will the RR run cooler and/or be less prone to failure when:

1) 0 W...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 44,905
Posted By Bli55
Niiiiice!! :clap :clap

Niiiiice!! :clap :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5,329
Views: 792,580
Posted By Bli55
Not the same forks, or bike, and only half of the...

Not the same forks, or bike, and only half of the F800GS fender :D...but maybe you will find some alternative ideas helpful!


https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8657/15647294784_01f5bc2696_c.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5,745
Views: 1,218,396
Posted By Bli55
:D Yes, the radiator, in case of an...

:D

Yes, the radiator, in case of an unfortunate but very possible fall onto the "right place" will literally pour its soul on you.... :puke1
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 778
Views: 238,254
Posted By Bli55
Incredible!!! :clap :clap :clap (there will...

Incredible!!! :clap :clap :clap

(there will be a "continued", won't there? :evil)
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,598
Posted By Bli55
Hate to spoil the (VIP) party, but you could use...

Hate to spoil the (VIP) party, but you could use just about any material, no?

http://farm8.static.flickr.com/7432/12571602544_418168976a_b.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
Ride/mod ratio...some dark thoughts.

It is a long and sometimes cold winter over here...I have quite a number thoughts that have been simmering for a while, but not yet organised them into coherent, solid writing. Truth be told, the...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 116,316
Posted By Bli55
Fantastic work!! :clap I second the question...

Fantastic work!! :clap

I second the question about geting the dents so right!

And psstt, who's that G650X behind your trailie bike - sporting a KTM Rally fairing and an F800GS fender?? :evil
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 1,284,505
Posted By Bli55
Looks like loads of space you got there!! ...

Looks like loads of space you got there!!

Here are my clearances with an SR Racing exhaust - anybody else seeing gaps as small as these?

...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,713
Posted By Bli55
OfTheWind, this is an unbelievably uncompromised...

OfTheWind, this is an unbelievably uncompromised execution! :deal

The attention to details, the cleanliness of the operations...on par, if not over, factory levels! :clap :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By Bli55
Now, but the cone angle of bleed nipple must...

Now, but the cone angle of bleed nipple must match perfectly the inside cone of the caliper...
Did you order original nipple?
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,783
Posted By Bli55
My calculation tell me 90 F = 0.325 Ah, so you...

My calculation tell me 90 F = 0.325 Ah, so you have the equivalent of 1.95 Ah just from capacitors!! :eek1

For perspective, what is the Ah capacity of your lithium battery, and its weight? And...
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 378,276
Posted By Bli55
Unfortunately it doesn't work... Resting...

Unfortunately it doesn't work...
Resting voltage of AGM is such that Optimate sees it as a "dead lithium" and goes into recovery mode.
But immediately voltage rises to normal range, so bulk charge...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,783
Posted By Bli55
You asked for it! :evil 1) Why a dual...

You asked for it! :evil

1) Why a dual exhaust (weight) and what do you mean by "internally re-worked for more torque"?

2) Do you have pictorial details on how you progressed adding material to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
It's ready!!

No words, just photos. :deal

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7330/16424602052_b7b472866c_c.jpg


https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8572/16237879428_1672688372_c.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 1,284,505
Posted By Bli55
gqelements, I have been doing what DonM suggests,...

gqelements, I have been doing what DonM suggests, almost to the point of building and servicing my bike entirely out of a dedicated bucket of tools. :D

Then I put together a bashplate toolkit and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
:D LOL, promise it will be in the next post....

:D LOL, promise it will be in the next post. Patience... :evil

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For reasons that I shall explain a bit later...the bike needed to be black. Or at least look "black...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 1,284,505
Posted By Bli55
Oh yeah!!! :clap Congratulations, looks bone...

Oh yeah!!! :clap
Congratulations, looks bone stock sans the tyres, even the sprocket and brake discs... :ear


:eek1 This is a GREAT tip!!! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
Dashboard.

Dashboard.
Ahh, the dashboard. A word which brings hope to the enthusiast engineer and rookie mechanic... :D

It started somewhat prosaically, with a piece of cardboard to see how much space there...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
Nav tower continued...wiring.

Nav tower continued...wiring.

In the meantime, I was sorting out mounting points for the dashboard, HID ballast and fusebox.
Amonst several options were rivet nuts, or these pressnuts:
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By Bli55
You should find very useful a Brembo yododyne(?)...

You should find very useful a Brembo yododyne(?) catalogue.
Google should know...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By Bli55
See photo, Xoliul already has adjustable...

See photo, Xoliul already has adjustable levers...

Xoliul, I see your bike is non-ABS, so bleeding it should especially be non-problematic...
Have you got an inner hex bolt inside the master...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,783
Posted By Bli55
I'm a fan of your work. Instantly! :clap ...

I'm a fan of your work. Instantly! :clap
Nothing better than a super-wide beam, right? :evil

PS. Sooooo many questions, I better restrain myself. :D
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2,439
Views: 514,076
Posted By Bli55
640 Armageddon, Great post!!! :clap ...

640 Armageddon,

Great post!!! :clap




I wonder if such a breaker will work with my fuse box:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2811/12351175515_1c4491a656_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
LOL!! Had to look it up, never seen the movie......

LOL!! Had to look it up, never seen the movie... You're right, definitely something there!!! :ear



Tahoe, :thumb

I have not yet been able to do so...The shakedowns are waay too long or...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,516
Posted By Bli55
ajphilipp4, may I ask what will be your main...

ajphilipp4, may I ask what will be your main purpose for, be it an X-Challenge or not?

I shall only comment on the bike I've ridden, but my commenting may spill into a whole new thread... :rofl...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 116,316
Posted By Bli55
Well said! Sad and strange to see the XC go.. :D ...

Well said! Sad and strange to see the XC go.. :D
Guess that's the magic (and insanity :evil) the word "airhead" brings with it.

What a build!! I applaud you standing! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
Power of aluminium!

As the title says... :D
We shall drool over some metal goodness.

As you’d expect from Erik, the workmanship is top notch, look at these coins of molten alloy…. :eek1
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 1,284,505
Posted By Bli55
bens109, one more follow up... Swingarm...

bens109, one more follow up...

Swingarm pivot threads were stripped out?? :huh

Was it caused by shock failure? Could it have been the other way around?
Or simply an unlucky coincedence?
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
Power of kerosene!!

Back to July 2014.

:deal

The front end of my bike was really battered by now.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7503/15696839703_5d6eb7f4f7_b.jpg

It was taken off.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
A few loose ends.

Your feedback is appreciated greatly - glad to have made YOUR list! :freaky :D

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Quick and probably a boring update, but the devil is in details...so I feel it is necessary to include them....
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 71,541
Posted By Bli55
In!! :wink: This will be...just awesome...

In!! :wink:
This will be...just awesome...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
Lighting ver.2

Lighting ver.2

Projector's mouting tab broke.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2816/12396897824_8f3370f226_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/103366786@N07/12396897824)

New projector was...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
I gave my idea a shot... ...

I gave my idea a shot...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7525/16083859567_cf53206155_c.jpg

It looked neat...
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7509/15649828903_d70bd814d7_b.jpg

But soon...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
But... bike will look totally different when I...

But... bike will look totally different when I catch up to its present state!! :huh :D
Thanks East Coast Rider! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,881
Posted By Bli55
Time has passed...Events happened. Projects done...

Time has passed...Events happened. Projects done and dusted. :D

This last summer, my bike project has covered some new ground, quite literally.

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Fork transplant went like so: ...
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 150,862
Posted By Bli55
Dirty, what about compatibility of any other...

Dirty, what about compatibility of any other plastics with threadlockers 222 and 243?
Particularly interested in polypropylene and fibreglass composites to decide about securing fairing bolts... :D
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