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Forum: Alaska 12-25-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Fast Idle
David, you are a lucky guy! Happy Holidays. I got...

David, you are a lucky guy! Happy Holidays. I got some parts for my 68 Triumph project. Unfortunately I recently tore my rotor cuff so it will be awhile until I'm back in action. Hopefully good to go...
Forum: Alaska 12-25-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Fast Idle
Merry Christmas you guys, hope Santa brought...

Merry Christmas you guys, hope Santa brought motorcycle parts!
:1drink
Forum: Alaska 12-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,722
Posted By Fast Idle
Anybody remember this shop? ...

Anybody remember this shop?

http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s594/wbidle49/Steves_zpsef64acd2.jpg

Montesa Motorcycle and Scorpion Snowmobile Dealer,
Forum: Alaska 12-20-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Fast Idle
Dick, we just got back from a month down in...

Dick, we just got back from a month down in norcal. Had record winter storms and rain. Go figure. Visited Chris and Rebecca at Boxer Metal for a few days and toured the Sierra-Nevada Brewery, good...
Forum: Alaska 12-19-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Fast Idle
Dick, I know if it ever happened again that you...

Dick, I know if it ever happened again that you would just grab "real life" by the horns and see if you couldn't ride him a few yards. :rofl:1drink
Hope you are enjoying warm weather.
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,722
Posted By Fast Idle
79 Honda

1979 Honda CB750F purchased new from Tony at Honda downtown. First DOHC 750 and first black one sold in Anchorage as far as I know. Loved that bike!
...
Forum: Alaska 11-12-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By Fast Idle
Nice Erik! Well done. Catalyst started good...

Nice Erik! Well done. Catalyst started good things into play. Sure had some great rides this summer and met some good people. I think you might have to start building those kids their first bike...
Forum: Alaska 11-11-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By Fast Idle
Great video, thanks for posting :1drink

Great video, thanks for posting :1drink
Forum: Alaska 11-07-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By Fast Idle
Way to go Chris, I'm sure you will have a...

Way to go Chris, I'm sure you will have a kick-ass time down there!:1drink
Go Warrior Built!...
Forum: Alaska 11-05-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By Fast Idle
No worries, I hear they are teaming up with...

No worries, I hear they are teaming up with soundracer to give them some guts :rofl
<a href="<iframe width=" 560"="" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/b9XAC-BvUyo" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Alaska 10-06-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By Fast Idle
More Photos

Here's some shots Mark took. I heard there's snow there now.

http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s594/wbidle49/P1010413_zps0aaf3d18.jpg
...
Forum: Alaska 10-04-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,411
Posted By Fast Idle
Like a Miners and Trappers Ball on...

Like a Miners and Trappers Ball on motorcycles:rofl. I like the idea of riding from shop to shop. The new TMS should be more than a big hole in the ground by then. Now if September 28th would...
Forum: Alaska 09-29-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By Fast Idle
Nice ride Jeff. I can see what you mean about the...

Nice ride Jeff. I can see what you mean about the 180.
Pucker Factor=High :rofl
Forum: Alaska 09-29-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By Fast Idle
Walt sent me a couple. Lucky me, this photo...

Walt sent me a couple. Lucky me, this photo turned out good on everyone's else's camera.:rofl
I made this 180 in .2 seconds!
...
Forum: Alaska 09-26-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By Fast Idle
Way cool, Walt is in as well, still waiting to...

Way cool, Walt is in as well, still waiting to hear from Kenny L, :rofl!:1drink
Forum: Alaska 09-26-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By Fast Idle
You are certainly welcome to join us for a ride...

You are certainly welcome to join us for a ride out Petersville road tomorrow. Meeting in Willow at noon. :1drink

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1012564
Forum: Alaska 09-25-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By Fast Idle
Petersville Saturday

Time for another ride while we can! Meeting up at the Townsite USA gasoline station in Willow mile 69 at noon on Saturday and heading to Petersville road. Anybody else want in? :1drink
Forum: Alaska 09-25-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By Fast Idle
Shook like hell for awhile but no motorcycles...

Shook like hell for awhile but no motorcycles fell over!:1drink
Forum: Alaska 09-25-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,731
Posted By Fast Idle
Thanks for the invite Dick, PM sent. :1drink

Thanks for the invite Dick, PM sent. :1drink
Forum: Alaska 09-18-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,731
Posted By Fast Idle
Good as new

Back from powder coating at APC today, will install tomorrow.:1drink
http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s594/wbidle49/DSC00399_zps99b17fe2.jpg
Forum: Alaska 09-18-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,731
Posted By Fast Idle
I would try and find a qualified TIG welder to...

I would try and find a qualified TIG welder to repair it for you. Make some inquires and you'll find the right person. A skilled welder will know what to do. Pre-heating can be just as important as...
Forum: Alaska 09-17-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,731
Posted By Fast Idle
Kinda figured I wasn't alone with this. I looked...

Kinda figured I wasn't alone with this. I looked at every fastener as well and finally used a mirror to see the cracked mounts. How many miles on your bike?
Forum: Alaska 09-17-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,731
Posted By Fast Idle
Too late

Already dropped it off at Marks to go to the shop tomorrow. I think it will be fine. I built it up on the other side. It took over 66,000 miles of Alaskan pounding to break it so it should be good...
Forum: Alaska 09-17-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,731
Posted By Fast Idle
One Pothole Too Many!

The potholes were in full bloom on the McCarthy road last weekend. The whole front beak assembly started flopping up and down on my R1150GS on the way back and this is what I found.
...
Forum: Alaska 09-15-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By Fast Idle
It was a great day for the pass Jeff, you guys...

It was a great day for the pass Jeff, you guys got some nice shots. Tim, your old Yamaha looks great!:1drink
Forum: Alaska 09-09-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,521
Posted By Fast Idle
So is there someone in Fairbanks that could ohm...

So is there someone in Fairbanks that could ohm the stator, check points and coil for him. Here's what I've found, might be similar. ...
Forum: Alaska 09-09-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,521
Posted By Fast Idle
What specific year and model? I see several...

What specific year and model? I see several wiring diagrams on the internet but not in english. I am not in Fairbanks but could help troubleshoot through the internet if I had a schematic....
Forum: Alaska 09-06-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By Fast Idle
Crazy videos

They always seem to have the crazy stuff!:1drink

http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--0-t-f8bd--/c_fit,fl_progressive,q_80,w_636/fu8femm5eh4mlq16avxe.gif
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Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,702
Posted By Fast Idle
Beam pattern

Well I almost got up at 2 am to get a picture of the LED beam pattern. :rofl
No, but here's a picture from inside the garage with low beam only. ...
Forum: Alaska 09-03-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By Fast Idle
Follow Aerostich's recommendation, but a 7.5A...

Follow Aerostich's recommendation, but a 7.5A fuse would be the right fuse in their pigtail straight to the battery for a 5.7A load. I would not use the 5 amp circuit. If you add gear you change the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,702
Posted By Fast Idle
I do not. This is what I'm running. It's a quick,...

I do not. This is what I'm running. It's a quick, easy fix that works great, gets attention and it's cheap.:1drink...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,702
Posted By Fast Idle
Brightness

Haven't got to drive in the dark yet, I live in Alaska. That means long summer days. I'd have to stay up past my bedtime to ride in total darkness. :roflI can say that in my darkened garage the light...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,702
Posted By Fast Idle
If you want a trick set up then there is a little...

If you want a trick set up then there is a little effort. Far as I know, there is no plug and play to get an H1 replacement light this effective. HIDs are mostly just a new color temp with the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,702
Posted By Fast Idle
Done deal

So now I have a nice very bright white LED low beam! I'll do the high beam later, it should be a piece of cake since there is so much more room on that side. This is about 900 lumens more than stock...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,702
Posted By Fast Idle
Clearance

There was a clearance issue with the heat sink and the plastic instrument pod but the dremel tool with a sanding drum fixed it pretty quick. The switch is for the aux LEDS. You can see where I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,702
Posted By Fast Idle
Power Suppy

Now I had to do something with the power supply/ballast. There was just no easy spot to mount it. I made a 90 degree mount out of some 2024 T3 aluminum and used 3M outdoor double sided foam tape....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,702
Posted By Fast Idle
It fits

Now the stock cover gos on and gets a little hi-temp RTV sealant. In the vacated connector holes too.

http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s594/wbidle49/H1/ADVmonsterH116_zpsd1d17680.jpg

The LED...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,702
Posted By Fast Idle
Adapter

The LED bulb uses an adapter to fit an H1 footprint.
http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s594/wbidle49/H1/ADVmonsterH110_zpscfeacfc1.jpg

I wanted to re-use the stock end cover for weatherproofing...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,702
Posted By Fast Idle
Housing

The stock housing needed just a little bit of enlargement with a Dremel tool.
http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s594/wbidle49/H1/ADVmonsterH11_zps92c4ad2c.jpg
I used a grinding bit on the steel...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,702
Posted By Fast Idle
ADVmonster H1 install on 1150GS

My stock H1 headlight just looked dim and yellow after installing my 10w LED aux lights. It's all about being seen and I wanted all I could get because the LEDs do make a difference. I looked for...
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