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Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,056
Posted By 74C5
Disc lock and cable through the center stand into...

Disc lock and cable through the center stand into the front wheel. Loop around the center stand to prevent roll off by taking out all the slack.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,161
Posted By 74C5
I think I'd take the motor out. Learn how to...

I think I'd take the motor out. Learn how to disassemble a KLR motor....while doing it. Then drill that SOB area out and have someone weld in a female threaded fitting for the new plug. Have them...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By 74C5
If the backside doesn't have any clearance...

If the backside doesn't have any clearance issues, and it looks like it doesn't, then go with the 1.5 THD length per the prior post.
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By 74C5
Until you get a GS911 and look for faults, you...

Until you get a GS911 and look for faults, you might try to see if it occurs in a certain throttle/acceleration range (i.e. mixture range). I'd be surprised for it to be a fuel pump issue if it...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 947
Posted By 74C5
Had the same. Absolutely killed riding for...

Had the same. Absolutely killed riding for several years. Two carpal tunnel releases and I can go all day.....on the bike too.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By 74C5
Put the lens someplace warm to see if you can't...

Put the lens someplace warm to see if you can't dehydrate the lens. I did one in the oven, heated for 2 or 3 minutes and then turned off, and it helped.

One other problem I found is that wearing...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By 74C5
Yup. And, "ahhhhh no, the torque wrench actually...

Yup. And, "ahhhhh no, the torque wrench actually works in the other direction". Or, "with all due respect sir, what you are saying is nonsense".

Probably, haven't ever been there. Drove by many...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By 74C5
Next time maybe try that airplane/wrecker/surplus...

Next time maybe try that airplane/wrecker/surplus place on the west side of 15 near Hill AFB. I don't recall if it is north or south of. I've only driven past but, a lot of those places have...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,785
Posted By 74C5
I have an evap vest. I also wear Motoport gear. ...

I have an evap vest. I also wear Motoport gear. I don't use the vest anymore since it doesn't get enough airflow to apply sufficient cooling. Too much armor on the chest to use like it is...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By 74C5
Thermoelectric. RTGs (radioactive thermoelectric...

Thermoelectric. RTGs (radioactive thermoelectric generators) power most long life, going to Mar, Pluto, Jupiter etc, missions.
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By 74C5
I guess somewhere, somehow, someone has a reason...

I guess somewhere, somehow, someone has a reason to use bullet resistant vest material as something that gets put into motorcycle equipment. Maybe just in Oakland.:eek1
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By 74C5
Sounds sort of like a really bad case of noise...

Sounds sort of like a really bad case of noise injection. Ferrite core on the leads to and from the HID ballast. Might not hurt to put them on the leads to and from the bulb.
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By 74C5
This.

This.
Forum: Face plant 03-02-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 75,831
Posted By 74C5
Best wishes bro. I hope you're using your free...

Best wishes bro.
I hope you're using your free time to prepare for Career #2. At least as a "just in case".
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,306
Posted By 74C5
We sense approach or departure by the rate of...

We sense approach or departure by the rate of angular growth or shrinkage of an object. This was originally couched as angular acceleration....perhaps more true at night when one might be able to...
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By 74C5
Have you set the idle yet? Need GS911 or dealer...

Have you set the idle yet? Need GS911 or dealer to do that along with a couple ? other checks.
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By 74C5
Yes there are different sizes. A lot depends...

Yes there are different sizes. A lot depends upon the tool though.
Not sure what you have but, search "Mil spec crimping tool" in yahoo and scroll down to look at the picture link.
here is an...
Forum: Face plant 12-30-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,323
Posted By 74C5
If you don't practice threshold braking, you...

If you don't practice threshold braking, you simply cannot expect yourself to do it. The skill is highly perishable.
The only alternative is to go ABS.
Forum: Face plant 12-22-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By 74C5
Bummer. A good knock on the lateral collateral...

Bummer.
A good knock on the lateral collateral ligament, right where it passes over the tibia, can be pissed off for months even if no real damage is done.
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,674
Posted By 74C5
a.k.a. Marvel Mystery Oil. Not really...

a.k.a. Marvel Mystery Oil.

Not really needed. Usually can't hurt too much.
Sort of like the Little Rascals always getting a spoonful of Castor Oil. Sort of. Everyone knows it belongs in a two...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,230
Posted By 74C5
Likely LED for one beam, HID for the other...

Likely LED for one beam, HID for the other (low/high).
I try to stay away from lamps that might glare in drivers eyes. The only thing almost as bad as "I didn't see him" is "I saw him but thought...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By 74C5
Gerbings = Good. FG gloves died after one season.

Gerbings = Good. FG gloves died after one season.
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By 74C5
Haven't used them. Did replace one on my own on...

Haven't used them. Did replace one on my own on another laptop make/model. Easy and, exactly as shown on youtube.
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By 74C5
Baseball bat grip tape or mountain bike grip tape...

Baseball bat grip tape or mountain bike grip tape (rubber with somr cork fill) will help on the other side of the interface.
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By 74C5
Let it get in there and use a pick to get it out...

Let it get in there and use a pick to get it out in 5 to 8 hours. If unsure of the time, do what aerospace does and make a cure cup. When the adhesive starts to kick over in the cup, go back and...
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,347
Posted By 74C5
Gone through too many fog lights to count. Hella...

Gone through too many fog lights to count. Hella Micro DEs (projector) have the best cut off that I have found. Not cheap. You can probably still find yellow H3 bulbs or, maybe pee on the lens. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,364
Posted By 74C5
Bullshit on that dealer. ...

Bullshit on that dealer.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5cneCgNA9U

http://diamondbag.tripod.com/images/spicoli2.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By 74C5
I exhale a lot of moisture and pinlock is the...

I exhale a lot of moisture and pinlock is the only thing that worked and was comfortable. The mask solution sucked because of the strong neoprene odor and restricted airflow.
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,158
Posted By 74C5
It didn't bugger the threads much but, I already...

It didn't bugger the threads much but, I already had all new replacements.
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,158
Posted By 74C5
Used that set on a TR6 (car) head with excellent...

Used that set on a TR6 (car) head with excellent results. If you still have problems, freeze the whole goddamn thing and then use heat on the head but, not the stud and try again.
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,057
Posted By 74C5
Forgot a more important feature and the new posts...

Forgot a more important feature and the new posts tickled some old info. Feel free to bend beyond the published radius/thickness ratios with very fresh 6061-T6. Shelf aging makes it increasingly...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By 74C5
The touratech locking mount is as secure as you...

The touratech locking mount is as secure as you will get. If you are using the BMW cradle, it might not work though. It is designed to take the mount and fasten the mount into the touratech mount. ...
Forum: Face plant 10-25-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,311
Posted By 74C5
You got off lighter than some. Good job holding...

You got off lighter than some. Good job holding it and wearing your gear!
If you want an older LBC little british car, then you must love to work on cars.:rofl Not just like. Depending upon the...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By 74C5
Had a pair of those. Very good pant. Shed water...

Had a pair of those. Very good pant. Shed water fairly well too.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By 74C5
Mammoth dual sport club has a website that I...

Mammoth dual sport club has a website that I cannot find the link for at the moment. Maps and files there for trails in that area.
Forum: The Garage 09-06-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,154
Posted By 74C5
If you spend $1k, you'll find a way to convince...

If you spend $1k, you'll find a way to convince yourself it is worth it. If not, you might want to swallow your gun.
There are a few things that can be done about road noise. Quiet tires go a...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By 74C5
Repair can also be done with Walmart liquid...

Repair can also be done with Walmart liquid seamstress and a patch. Worked for 3+ years on FG Escape TPG pants due to the same kind of dumb move.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By 74C5
Thanks for the input. Winter driving isn't a...

Thanks for the input. Winter driving isn't a problem, I just leave the cruise control on!:rofl



That is actually in the plan along with a Fall visit. Cold is an equalizer when the other half...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By 74C5
What, if anything sucks about the Bitterroot Valley?

Rode through there a few weeks ago. Can't get it out of my head. Maybe a retirement location.
So, what are the bad things?
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,975
Posted By 74C5
Send her back to the Motoport site for the GP2...

Send her back to the Motoport site for the GP2 Stretch pant and GP2 or Riva stretch jacket. If she goes that way, trust that they'll build it to fit the measurements you provide. There won't be any...
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