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Forum: Vendors 07-24-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,290
Posted By argentcorvid
Well I ran into a snag. I have everything...

Well I ran into a snag.

I have everything wired up, and was doing a test fit, making sure the lights worked. The high beam didn't turn on.

I checked that voltage was present, and that was...
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,290
Posted By argentcorvid
progress on my Uly with H7's is slow, but...

progress on my Uly with H7's is slow, but happening. I'm making a new sub-harness. I have the connector and pins, just need to triple-splice the grounds together; the sub harness has 4 pins, 3 for...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,265
Views: 909,235
Posted By argentcorvid
New Conti motions worked pretty well on the sandy...

New Conti motions worked pretty well on the sandy gravel around the rivers here in Iowa. I wouldn't like to try it on them now, but when they were new they worked pretty good.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-12-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 324,565
Posted By argentcorvid
There may be a ride in September in Marshall or...

There may be a ride in September in Marshall or Hardin county through the iowa river off-road club. I asked if they were doing the Tama county ride they've done in the past and that's what they came...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,290
Posted By argentcorvid
After thinking about it, I just got done ordering...

After thinking about it, I just got done ordering parts to make a new headlight harness, maybe $30 total. H7 connectors from O'Reilly's, AMP multilock connector and pins (min quantity 50!) from...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,290
Posted By argentcorvid
The mounting is 2-9/16. one bulb sticks out about...

The mounting is 2-9/16. one bulb sticks out about an inch, the other one about 7/8". another complication is the connectors on the bulbs themselves. they stick out:
http://i.imgur.com/QpZmnEgl.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,290
Posted By argentcorvid
Somewhere around 2 - 5/8 or 2 - 9/16. I can get a...

Somewhere around 2 - 5/8 or 2 - 9/16. I can get a better measurement with calipers tomorrow.

For the connectors, I had the idea to get some new ones at O'Reilly's, and plug that into the...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,290
Posted By argentcorvid
Basically, level with the top of the boss. Here...

Basically, level with the top of the boss. Here is what it looks like with the regular bulbs (don't have it from the same angle):
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/dequhuqe.jpg

Without the...
Forum: Vendors 06-29-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,290
Posted By argentcorvid
I got both of them in. Does anyone have ideas on...

I got both of them in. Does anyone have ideas on sealing up the back of my housing? I don't think the booties are going to work. I was thinking of maybe jamming some closed-cell foam down in there. ...
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,290
Posted By argentcorvid
I couldn't wait any longer. I got one of...

I couldn't wait any longer.

I got one of the H7s in on the Buell. It only took me 2 hours to get the retaining spring into it's slots; I had to use a couple of allen wrenches to be able to push...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 18,875
Posted By argentcorvid
Not everyone's a pro.

Not everyone's a pro.
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,290
Posted By argentcorvid
they do not. at least the test units I got don't.

they do not. at least the test units I got don't.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-25-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4,153
Views: 616,468
Posted By argentcorvid
I can't see post titles on tapatalk Sent...

I can't see post titles on tapatalk

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Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4,265
Views: 909,235
Posted By argentcorvid
You need to be really careful with gear oil. ...

You need to be really careful with gear oil.

Most of them will eat the copper in the charging system stator, which is immersed in the primaries lube. I think redline is ok, but most others are...
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4,265
Views: 909,235
Posted By argentcorvid
I use the formula+, with a qt of amsoil 20-50 on...

I use the formula+, with a qt of amsoil 20-50 on the shelf in case I need to drain and don't have time to drive the 1.5hrs to the nearest Harley dealer

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Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,525
Posted By argentcorvid
I saw a guy on the North Shore of Lake Superior...

I saw a guy on the North Shore of Lake Superior on a Rebel 250. He had his bike all decked out with highway bars and hard cases. he was about 6 foot 5 tall. The really weird thing was that the...
Forum: Vendors 06-19-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,290
Posted By argentcorvid
Got my package yesterday, will have to wait for...

Got my package yesterday, will have to wait for this wet weather to back off for a bit before I can do any comparison pics

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Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,672
Views: 785,986
Posted By argentcorvid
Wow, what did the guy think was wrong with it?

Wow, what did the guy think was wrong with it?
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,290
Posted By argentcorvid
can I buy an h7 trial unit? I'm Really interested...

can I buy an h7 trial unit? I'm Really interested in trying one for fitment on my Ulysses, which uses 2 h7 bulbs, but doesn't have a lot of space behind the bulb, but I'm not local.


Sent from my...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 324,565
Posted By argentcorvid
I might go to the Motorcycle museum in Anamosa...

I might go to the Motorcycle museum in Anamosa Saturdy, they are having a "vintage rally". hopefully the weather isn't too bad.
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,290
Posted By argentcorvid
hopefully they will fit, it's pretty tight inside...

hopefully they will fit, it's pretty tight inside the housing. even more concerning is the exterior clearance with all the wires that run behind the headlight fixture.

i'm also interested...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 66,458
Posted By argentcorvid
I didn't know those came with anti-gravity...

I didn't know those came with anti-gravity option! :rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-14-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 324,565
Posted By argentcorvid
I was planning on riding down, but my plans for...

I was planning on riding down, but my plans for the weekend got changed. :(

Good thing there is another one later in the year.
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 29,381
Posted By argentcorvid
The conti motions were pretty cheap. I'm pretty...

The conti motions were pretty cheap. I'm pretty happy with mine, although I've not been able to wear one out due to 2 non-repairable punctures.

What is your preferred method of changing? I did...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,791
Posted By argentcorvid
The shotgun approach works again! Sent...

The shotgun approach works again!


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Forum: Vendors 05-07-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,164
Views: 890,781
Posted By argentcorvid
Looks like i just missed a smokin' deal on the...

Looks like i just missed a smokin' deal on the M30's.

The coupon code is still up on your web page scrolling thingy with no mention of expiration date though.

NBD, I'll probably be putting in a...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,791
Posted By argentcorvid
usually when it's the ECM it intermittently runs...

usually when it's the ECM it intermittently runs like crap for a while before completely failing. that could be it, though. The connector doesn't break off completely, the pins just separate from...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 328,141
Posted By argentcorvid
Oh yeah, definitely do the ECM re-locate (or take...

Oh yeah, definitely do the ECM re-locate (or take other steps) to protect it from carrying the weight of the rider. this is necessary because the plastic seat pan flexes too much when it gets warm.
...
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 328,141
Posted By argentcorvid
a set of memphis shades lower fairings to put on...

a set of memphis shades lower fairings to put on the fork legs may be worth the money for a trip of that length. the mounting brackets for a VTX1800 fit.

see this thread (...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 324,565
Posted By argentcorvid
Well, there's the Sutliff... Up around...

Well, there's the Sutliff...

Up around Anamosa is pretty good. My parents like to do a loop through Stone City, Up to Lake Delhi (X31 I think), through Hopkinton, Monticello and Olin on 38, then...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 328,141
Posted By argentcorvid
you have it pretty much covered. have your...

you have it pretty much covered. have your cellphone charged and ready; there was a bad batch of cranks in 2007 that would give up between 20-40k miles. Few bikes had that issue, but it something to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,495
Posted By argentcorvid
Honda Rebel?

Honda Rebel?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-15-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 324,565
Posted By argentcorvid
FYI The Baxter Cycle spring open house is a month...

FYI The Baxter Cycle spring open house is a month away.

Cool Guys, Cool vintage bikes, and Free Lunch on May 17th!

http://www.baxtercycle.com/default.asp?mobile=N


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 155,141
Posted By argentcorvid
The pipes on that thing are probably worth the...

The pipes on that thing are probably worth the asking price alone.:deal
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-08-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 155,141
Posted By argentcorvid
No, that goes in the cheep bike <$1500) thread,...

No, that goes in the cheep bike <$1500) thread, under old skool. definitely a winner there!


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Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2,182
Views: 204,099
Posted By argentcorvid
Why would they do that? if this thread is to be...

Why would they do that? if this thread is to be believed, those are its most distinctive feature! :D
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 29,381
Posted By argentcorvid
I've got a set of those to put on too. I'm going...

I've got a set of those to put on too. I'm going to drill some holes in the lexan so i can move the bracket down away from the cable.


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Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,360
Posted By argentcorvid
just put a tiny bit (like a teaspoon or so) of...

just put a tiny bit (like a teaspoon or so) of motor oil in there. yes, your 20/50 will work just fine. WD-40 will work too though.

on the drain tube, I'm not sure if it changed in the later...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3,647
Views: 546,774
Posted By argentcorvid
I don't know if it's the velcro, or the lining in...

I don't know if it's the velcro, or the lining in my helmet but my speakers don't stay in their place very well any more. I've had mine for ~3 years (wow it's been that long?).

Sent from my ASUS...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 23,076
Posted By argentcorvid
A couple on badweb have. I dropped in on the...

A couple on badweb have. I dropped in on the local dealer to see theirs. Too bad i dont have money or room for another bike. They're out there.


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