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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By _cy_
sorry that logic doesn't work either .. CCA means...

sorry that logic doesn't work either .. CCA means little to nothing for LiFePO4 as all li-ion have extremely low internal resistance. LiFePO4 discharges at huge rates until battery is almost dead .....
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By _cy_
odds are you just knocked a wire loose. but you...

odds are you just knocked a wire loose. but you could have disturbed a fitting causing a leak too.

here's a diagram of fittings to identify refrigerant. if R-12 you really don't want to convert...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 05:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,042
Posted By _cy_
come on now .. I like how Aerostich gear looks. ...

come on now .. I like how Aerostich gear looks.

one HUGE advantage of established top tier brands like Aerostich is a healthy trade for used Aerostich gear. look no further then Adv flea which...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 260,272
Posted By _cy_
from what I can tell, Shorai was the one that...

from what I can tell, Shorai was the one that started the pb/eq mess. for example labeling of 14AH pb/eq to most folks would imply that one has installed an 14AH lead acid equivalent.

since...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By _cy_
from what I can tell, Shorai was the one that...

from what I can tell, Shorai was the one that started the pb/eq mess. for example labeling of 14AH pb/eq to most folks would imply that one has installed an 14AH lead acid equivalent.

since...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,112
Posted By _cy_
good thing you had a spare clutch along :eek1

good thing you had a spare clutch along :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By _cy_
don't know where you installed 16 cell LiFePO4...

don't know where you installed 16 cell LiFePO4 but odds are what killed it was not heat generated from engine. assuming you've got a stock alternator which puts out about 60amps less about 12amp...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By _cy_
that's categorically not true .. it's NOT...

that's categorically not true .. it's NOT necessary or recommended to raise voltage to 14.7v to support Odyssey.

Odyssey has a few unique features related to using pure lead and stiffer cases to...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,758
Posted By _cy_
since you've already got a Fluke .. you need to...

since you've already got a Fluke .. you need to verify if voltage given are correct.
14.1v if correct at 3k rpm is too low charging voltage for optimal results. but not bad enough to strand you .....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,758
Posted By _cy_
9 amp is aprox overhead figure including lights...

9 amp is aprox overhead figure including lights that's useful. to get exact you need to use a DC clamp meter. every bike is going to be slightly different .. some will have heated seats, grips, extra...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By _cy_
when recovering from dead .. after voltage...

when recovering from dead .. after voltage recovers to normal range charging at .1C .. charge at .5C until battery reaches about 80% state of charge, then AGM should be in absorption mode until it...
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 28,027
Posted By _cy_
ya mean like this? have always wanted a 50's...

ya mean like this? have always wanted a 50's Beemer ...

http://michaelsmotorcycles.com/1955BMWR5028/mid_ohio_load_074.jpg
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 260,272
Posted By _cy_
Odyssey is one of the finest AGM produced. yes...

Odyssey is one of the finest AGM produced. yes they operate exactly like a conventional AGM. but there are some important advantages from using pure lead instead of a alloy of lead.

sulfuric...
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 260,272
Posted By _cy_
the problem of overheating LiFePO4 by...

the problem of overheating LiFePO4 by overcharging is NOT the fault of the battery/technology. how is it the fault of the LiFePO4 battery if the mfg spec's a battery way .. way .. too small by...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By _cy_
Odyssey is one of the finest AGM produced. yes...

Odyssey is one of the finest AGM produced. yes they operate exactly like a conventional AGM. but there are some important advantages from using pure lead instead of a alloy of lead.

sulfuric acid...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By _cy_
the problem of overheating LiFePO4 by...

the problem of overheating LiFePO4 by overcharging is NOT the fault of the battery/technology. how is it the fault of the LiFePO4 battery if the mfg spec's a battery way .. way .. too small by...
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By _cy_
had same issue of tiny amount of oil seeping out....

had same issue of tiny amount of oil seeping out. only I'm using points on R90S where a tiny bit of oil can cause grounding faults.

that tiny seal can be pulled without damaging case but you need...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By _cy_
this has been covered multiple times in my...

this has been covered multiple times in my LiFePO4 testing thread .. but here goes again.

base problem is R1100 puts out 720 watts, less overhead ... directing about 39amps to battery.

this...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 16,838
Posted By _cy_
NSA .. there's a local Oring supplier near...

NSA .. there's a local Oring supplier near highway 169 & Pine street that handles specialty materials for dirt cheap.

EPDM Orings is what you need if it contacts brake fluid. Nitrite Orings work...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By _cy_
450 watt / 14.4v = 31amps less about 9 amps...

450 watt / 14.4v = 31amps less about 9 amps overhead = 22 amps available to drive accessories
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,758
Posted By _cy_
450 watt / 14.4v = 31amps less about 9 amps...

450 watt / 14.4v = 31amps less about 9 amps overhead = 22 amps
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,042
Posted By _cy_
one area Aerostich leads the way is customer...

one area Aerostich leads the way is customer service. unlike Klim who seems to get slammed on a regular basis for poor customer service. Aerostich consistently get rave reviews with one of the most...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,042
Posted By _cy_
which proves my entire point ... a new product no...

which proves my entire point ... a new product no matter how good the input/intent has not stood the test of time. there's simply not enough motoquest suits out there and/or out long enough to be...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,042
Posted By _cy_
have never heard of motoquest ... should a fairly...

have never heard of motoquest ... should a fairly new product even be on the same page as proven gear like Aerostich and Klim?
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By _cy_
your problem is ... you are all over the place,...

your problem is ... you are all over the place, which can cause problems in new areas whereas there were none.

change ONE thing at a time ..
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,323
Posted By _cy_
NSA welcome to Adv and Tulsa Tues Night Pub Crawl...

NSA welcome to Adv and Tulsa Tues Night Pub Crawl ... I'll have to ride 74 R90S to the next TTPC for you to check out.
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,882
Posted By _cy_
how's the test coming along? sure would...

how's the test coming along?

sure would like to know what's the loudest reliable horn out there.
Stebel/Wolo horns are super loud but one whiff of dirt and it's history for both Stebel/Wolo....
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,035
Posted By _cy_
there's one place stock G/S suspension doesn't do...

there's one place stock G/S suspension doesn't do so well .. sands of Little Shara State Park in Oklahoma. felt really skittish .. probably operator error ..
...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By _cy_
http://amb-engineering.com/index.php/automotive/ ...

http://amb-engineering.com/index.php/automotive/

http://amb-engineering.com/files/6113/3147/9160/DSCF0113.JPG

pistons/rods balanced to 1/10 grm...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,950
Posted By _cy_
no trace of vibe at 3k rpm or anywhere else on...

no trace of vibe at 3k rpm or anywhere else on both R80G/S and R90S.

G/S was balanced to 1/10 grm .. early R90S supposedly had more attention. don't know if that's true, but this one with 8k...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By _cy_
airheads routinely gets parts switched out .. a...

airheads routinely gets parts switched out .. a lot can happen in 30 years

you really need to post clear pictures to have a hope of getting an accurate response
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-09-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4,702
Views: 221,358
Posted By _cy_
my fault .. should have introduced NSA to...

my fault .. should have introduced NSA to everyone. he doing a frame off restoration of a BMW R90S .. sure glad you made it to our tues night pub crawl .. please come again!
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 260,272
Posted By _cy_
Joel W has been busy running his own motorcycle...

Joel W has been busy running his own motorcycle dealership and/or possibly good old fashioned burned out from posting on Adv. which will eventually happen to me too.

that's why I really...
Forum: Latin America 09-08-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,405
Posted By _cy_
checking for the Tulsa crew ...

checking for the Tulsa crew ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-08-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,702
Views: 221,358
Posted By _cy_
Happy Bday Jason .. didn't know you're a...

Happy Bday Jason .. didn't know you're a skateboarder ..
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By _cy_
if you plan on riding it any distance .. among...

if you plan on riding it any distance .. among the first things to check out are connecting wires from alternator to diode board and ground straps. disconnect battery before taking front cover off....
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 606
Posted By _cy_
now it's time for me to back up ... since I've...

now it's time for me to back up ... since I've got a No Mar balancer. it takes me all of 5 minutes or less to balance a wheel to perfection. even if dynabeads was proven to work, I'd still not use...
Forum: Americas 09-06-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By _cy_
whoa ...

whoa ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,559
Posted By _cy_
congrats !!

congrats !!
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,035
Posted By _cy_
nope didn't know that, but assumed Prutser was a...

nope didn't know that, but assumed Prutser was a total pro going by the quality of his work. anyone that has done the amount of research Prutser has done for the DRZ conversion knows suspension.
...
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