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Forum: Orange Crush Today, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Lorretto
Probably not a need at all. The OEM hoses have...

Probably not a need at all. The OEM hoses have held up for ten years and don't look bad. I have a couple years on the coolant and a flush is up next so the timing worked for me.
Forum: Orange Crush Today, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Lorretto
Fleabay Find - CV4 Silicone Hose Kit

First - not mine and no affiliation with Ebay seller, just a purchaser.

Just wanted to pass on what hopefully is a good deal on a CV4
hose kit for the 950/990 Adventures $63.20 delivered....
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By Lorretto
Zoltan: Thanks for the link - the automatic...

Zoltan:

Thanks for the link - the automatic lock would solve thief with a coat hanger part of the problem but not the errant code that might pop the door and lock. I may be overblowing the...
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,147
Posted By Lorretto
Proud to be Riff Raff:clap

Proud to be Riff Raff:clap
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By Lorretto
Yes on the garage being two miles from where I...

Yes on the garage being two miles from where I live and yes on owning the garage but it's a condo with page upon pages of rules. Basically, I can't change anything on the outside of the garage...
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By Lorretto
Thanks Rising - I just assumed breaking the beam...

Thanks Rising - I just assumed breaking the beam would shut it down in both directions. Would have been a great easy solution if it would work. I think I'm back to the plan to splice in the switch on...
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,195
Posted By Lorretto
SAN: I have a KTM 950 and get where your...

SAN:

I have a KTM 950 and get where your coming from on them laying flat. I can't use the butt to seat technique as it is to low at least for me. I have better luck with grabbing the bars or...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By Lorretto
Hey Peanuts & thanks You guys are the best....

Hey Peanuts & thanks

You guys are the best.

There is a safety beam on the back of the door. I have not seen a switch like the one you posted. Do you know what it is called name wise so I...
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By Lorretto
GM - the switch I have is for 20 amps AC up to...

GM - the switch I have is for 20 amps AC up to 1.5 hp. I am 99% certain the motor in the opener is DC but I'll try and find a schematic. I really like the idea of switching the motor supply line.
...
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By Lorretto
Thanks Guys - Glad I asked first - not my first...

Thanks Guys - Glad I asked first - not my first screw up with the door, laugh and point, what can I say.

Power side it is on the switch. I'll find the security head screws and use them - thanks...
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By Lorretto
Question Ground Side Switch - Is this a No No?

If any wiring sevant can point me in the right direction, I'd appreciate the nudge either way.

A little background - I have a garage where the bikes are kept that has no door or window other than...
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By Lorretto
If $300.00 includes all the material and prep...

If $300.00 includes all the material and prep work other than the cost of the new fender that doesn't sound too bad to have the car put back to decent appearance. It is tough to match the quality of...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,592
Posted By Lorretto
Just a question, any chance the TDC engine...

Just a question, any chance the TDC engine locking bolt sheared off? Should be 80mm if the KTM bolt was used.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,997
Posted By Lorretto
Is a class worth it - Yes. I would...

Is a class worth it - Yes.

I would encourage you to look into a class like the Total Control mentioned above. The class is sort of a stepping stone, way past the MSF doctrine but not about speed...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,649
Posted By Lorretto
If the Klim gear doesn't do it for you, it may...

If the Klim gear doesn't do it for you, it may be worth a look at the Dane bike gear. Not as pricey as the Rukka but has a Gore-Tex outer shell.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,108
Posted By Lorretto
If you have some time on your hands for an...

If you have some time on your hands for an extensive battery discussion, check here.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=757934...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,823
Views: 767,330
Posted By Lorretto
BB - Nice find - the Salar is a very cool place.

BB - Nice find - the Salar is a very cool place.
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Lorretto
Latex

If you can find an old heat plate used for stripping siding on house that looks like this

Amazon is out of stock
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,269
Posted By Lorretto
Earbuds

I like the Klipsch S4i: better than decent sound, good noise canceling and works with most Apple products. Mine were on sale for $45.00. If I fubar them not a big hit just get another pair. If...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-22-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,845
Posted By Lorretto
RR: If you haven't seen this thread take a look ...

RR: If you haven't seen this thread take a look

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=447369 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=447369&highlight=tahoe)
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By Lorretto
If they have tack/dressage shops, horse livery or...

If they have tack/dressage shops, horse livery or stable; whatever they are called in the stans would be a good place to start for leather care products. I have had good results with...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By Lorretto
+1 on SSD as the only way to go. As a...

+1 on SSD as the only way to go.

As a former business road warrior, I lost three HDDs over a bunch of years. May have been the way I had the laptop strapped on the bike; who knows. However, not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,544
Posted By Lorretto
Mine comes and goes - license and registration...

Mine comes and goes - license and registration please.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,130
Posted By Lorretto
My bike garage is two miles away as well, I got...

My bike garage is two miles away as well, I got tired of paying $240.00 a month for two bikes.

I assume you have already explored talking to the local building supers to work out a deal that...
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,028
Posted By Lorretto
+1 on RuGlyde Agreed - Sometimes it's not...

+1 on RuGlyde

Agreed - Sometimes it's not the money, it's the time. If it takes 3 hours to R&R the tire, that's 3 hours the OP could spend doing something else. I work on my bike because the...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By Lorretto
Can't add to the Adv/Amatuer but here is one of...

Can't add to the Adv/Amatuer but here is one of the French distributors for

the official products:
...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,232
Posted By Lorretto
A lifetime ago I delivered #2 heating oil. If the...

A lifetime ago I delivered #2 heating oil. If the tanks aren't equalizing you usually have a vent problem. With a common fill, there should be two vents. If the second tank isn't venting or venting...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,553
Posted By Lorretto
FWIW the 41L KTM branded Tourtech panniers will...

FWIW the 41L KTM branded Tourtech panniers will just barely hold a Medium or Large full face helmet [10.5 inches wide]. The lip at the top of the bag is narrower than the body; just guessing about...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 246,756
Posted By Lorretto
Congrats Lyndon! Quite a ride for the...

Congrats Lyndon!

Quite a ride for the pilot, crew, family and the proud vicarious pillion gallery
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 32,572
Posted By Lorretto
This guy is a real piece of work - he now has 12...

This guy is a real piece of work - he now has 12 videos on Youtube all of which now have the comment feature disabled. Not hard to figure out why.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-19-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,352
Posted By Lorretto
Great choice - Cooper Canyon will not disappoint....

Great choice - Cooper Canyon will not disappoint.

I went the Chepe route and rented 4X4; sadly the 950 was left at home.

Just a suggestion, if you don't already have a AAA international...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,957
Posted By Lorretto
Nice find on the old post. I had bad...

Nice find on the old post.

I had bad experience with a Lincoln resulting full thickness tears, torn labrum & separated shoulder.

Have your Doc write the pain & muscle relaxer Rxs before the...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 32,572
Posted By Lorretto
Here you go ...

Here you go

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=konvoiromania11&oq=konvoiromania11&gs_l=youtube.12...2142.2142.0.4183.1.1.0.0.0.0.462.462.4-1.1.0...0.0...1ac.zGGn8PFpMEA...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 32,572
Posted By Lorretto
HC Good job on YouTube. All but one of the...

HC

Good job on YouTube. All but one of the comments got spam flagged so someone is watching and listening at the creation end.

One Comment remains for the moment on YouTube as follows:

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,982
Posted By Lorretto
Some people deserve to be eating...

Some people deserve to be eating institutionalized food and DE should have at least one more moron at the idiots with deadly weapons table.

Maybe it's just me but PU driver sounds like he is...
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 32,572
Posted By Lorretto
HC I assume you have seen the 9 videos on...

HC

I assume you have seen the 9 videos on Youtube under
konvoiromania11

If not you may want to post your experience
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,404
Posted By Lorretto
+ ∞ "The DC metro area is chock-full of lousy...

+ ∞ "The DC metro area is chock-full of lousy drivers, but the worst is the damn Priuses. Aside from their ponderously slow pace and general indifference to driving skill, they're the most...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By Lorretto
Thumb Bolivia

Congrats on your choice of Bolivia it is truly a land of extremes.

Did a similar trip a bunch of years ago in a FJ40 so I can't really comment on the bike specific issues.

If your group is...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,910
Posted By Lorretto
Here you go. <iframe width="560"...

Here you go.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/kMETvNWuL_g" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Instructions to embed are here
...
Forum: Racing 09-03-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 246,756
Posted By Lorretto
Lyndon - Hope the message sinks in that the...

Lyndon - Hope the message sinks in that the others have put forth but just in case - don't screw up the healing by pushing too early. By week four you will be very tempted to push through and get...
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