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Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,111
Posted By LoneStrom
There are certainly more experienced minds than...

There are certainly more experienced minds than me who will chime in here, but if your bike is still stock I would leave the jetting as is for now. The 03+ bikes had the same jetting from the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,111
Posted By LoneStrom
I was not really looking forward to working on my...

I was not really looking forward to working on my BST on a new to me 640, but it needed to be done. This is my first bike with a carb and it was a total unknown to me. The inspection/rebuild is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By LoneStrom
07 1200 GS - Engine stall when hot

I have an 07 that developed an issue yesterday where the engine will cut out and then fail to restart. I ride it often to commute to work and had been riding for 30 minutes when it died on me after...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8,733
Views: 1,885,243
Posted By LoneStrom
Thanks for the heads up on the WP assy, I will...

Thanks for the heads up on the WP assy, I will check everything.

Pivot and linkage has been disassembled and lubricated. The bearings were in great shape with plenty of lube when I opened it up....
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8,733
Views: 1,885,243
Posted By LoneStrom
I picked up this 07 in the fall of last year, and...

I picked up this 07 in the fall of last year, and got a few short rides in before the weather tanked on us. Well looked after with ~16k on the clock and it doesn't look like many dirt miles. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,098
Posted By LoneStrom
Does there seem to be any underlying logic to...

Does there seem to be any underlying logic to their guesses? As in, "We've ruled out X, Y, and Z, so it must be A, B, or C."

If one cylinder doesn't fire, or fire as well as the other, I'd be...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8,733
Views: 1,885,243
Posted By LoneStrom
What timing! I just picked up an 07 with...

What timing!

I just picked up an 07 with Kouba links and I'd like to get a set of the OEM links to raise it back up a tad.

PM sent!
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,256
Posted By LoneStrom
Have a look here, in Dirty's loctite thread....

Have a look here, in Dirty's loctite thread. You're after loctite 518.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18973288&postcount=488
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,880
Posted By LoneStrom
I'll bump this one up from the dead. Just...

I'll bump this one up from the dead.

Just bought an XD4 from Steve for $100 below MSRP, this is the third Arai I've bought from him in 10+ years. Best deal going...
Forum: Vendors 08-16-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 196,944
Posted By LoneStrom
I'm using the xperia active and it is just great....

I'm using the xperia active and it is just great. Crafty is right, I have the remote for it and use that a lot. But the phone is easy to use as a stand alone and there are a few things that the...
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,135
Posted By LoneStrom
Knipex pliers wrenches

Got rid of all my box end wrenches in my tool kit...

http://setsail.com/images/stories/dashew/anacortes-3-17-edit.jpg
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,145
Posted By LoneStrom
Yep, indeed. There were a lot of connectors that...

Yep, indeed. There were a lot of connectors that we ruled out based on their need for expensive assembly and service tooling. There's nothing more frustrating than having to buy an expensive tool...
Forum: Vendors 07-20-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,145
Posted By LoneStrom
Yeah, I like them! Done and done. I'll pick...

Yeah, I like them!

Done and done. I'll pick some up to revise the harnesses.

The BMW/Tyco ones are unobtainium best I can tell...
Forum: Vendors 07-19-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,145
Posted By LoneStrom
Gany, thanks for the lead on the JST connectors,...

Gany, thanks for the lead on the JST connectors, I will pick up some and check them out.

There are a few other connectors out there that I think would work as well, but what I'm really trying to...
Forum: Vendors 07-19-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,145
Posted By LoneStrom
The Anderson is the PP75. The data sheet says...

The Anderson is the PP75. The data sheet says they're good to 120 A.
Forum: Vendors 07-06-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,145
Posted By LoneStrom
Absolutely. We are going to try out the Anderson...

Absolutely. We are going to try out the Anderson powerpole connectors for the main battery connection. It should make it easy to quickly disconnect the whole rig if needed.
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,145
Posted By LoneStrom
Gah! Sending the last one to you right now.

Gah! Sending the last one to you right now.
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,536
Posted By LoneStrom
Yep. It looks like they added a bit of a shield...

Yep. It looks like they added a bit of a shield around the gear drive and put the motor in shrink wrap. But other than that it looks like the same unit.

This is mine outside of the plastic shell....
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,536
Posted By LoneStrom
The ADVdesigns pump looks a lot like the slime...

The ADVdesigns pump looks a lot like the slime pump. I have been using a gutted slime pump for a few years now with no problems. Something like $10 at Walmart...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-15-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,178
Sticky: TetS
Views: 102,991
Posted By LoneStrom
Got the doc!

Got the doc!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-15-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,370
Sticky: Tet
Views: 129,085
Posted By LoneStrom
Got the doc Chip!

Got the doc Chip!
Forum: Vendors 02-27-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 196,944
Posted By LoneStrom
Does the cable break or do you think it's the...

Does the cable break or do you think it's the charger's electronics? I'm using a cheap USB charger for a cigarette lighter plug that I hacked to wire in to the battery, then use a 6ft micro usb...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By LoneStrom
http://www472.pair.com/exalt/1975_CB3600_T_(136).J...

http://www472.pair.com/exalt/1975_CB3600_T_(136).JPG

Pull that top pinch bolt all the way out of the collar. Then slowly work it from the shaft. You may need to get some penetrating...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,598
Posted By LoneStrom
I picked up a rebuild kit from Charlie's and two...

I picked up a rebuild kit from Charlie's and two new vacuum diaphragm boots. Only one of mine was torn but I figured it was just as well to replace both of them now. To replace them, you just cut...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,598
Posted By LoneStrom
One of the carb bodies was completely locked and...

One of the carb bodies was completely locked and gummed up with varnish. Really thick and gummy stuff. So the carbs were soaked in degreaser for a week and then for a few hours in the ultrasonic...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By LoneStrom
This one has been interesting to me as well. ...

This one has been interesting to me as well. They make two pore sizes to fit the Aeropress.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,598
Posted By LoneStrom
As mentioned earlier in this thread, the stock...

As mentioned earlier in this thread, the stock fork stanchions were pretty well pitted. To make matters worse, the upper clamp pinch tabs had broken away from the main cast piece. I didn't see much...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,598
Posted By LoneStrom
Yep, the vinegar works pretty well. Just make...

Yep, the vinegar works pretty well. Just make sure that you wash and dry the part really well afterwards.

After getting the engine in, I sort of just laid the tank and seat on the frame. Just...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,598
Posted By LoneStrom
As always, you never have as much time for...

As always, you never have as much time for projects as you would like or even as much as you realistically think you do. This Honda is certainly no exception and being hopelessly squirreled away in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-12-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,561
Posted By LoneStrom
Absolutely

Absolutely
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-11-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,561
Posted By LoneStrom
Thanks for that! I had started off with his...

Thanks for that! I had started off with his routes, drawing them in on the computer just like you mention. Having done one, I think the better approach is to just go out and ride them and lay down...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-11-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,561
Posted By LoneStrom
I have a bunch of tracks for Md and Va as well. ...

I have a bunch of tracks for Md and Va as well. Working on the routes that SoPaRider put together for Michaux. I agree that it would be nice to get a master map of the region together.
...
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,556
Posted By LoneStrom
Excellent work! Very interested.

Excellent work! Very interested.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,121
Posted By LoneStrom
Hard to tell from the pic, but it looks like he...

Hard to tell from the pic, but it looks like he moved the lower fork brace up along the legs. Then used the spacers to make up the gap.

What the what indeed...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,424
Posted By LoneStrom
I'd also agree on the epoxy. You can use epoxies...

I'd also agree on the epoxy. You can use epoxies intended for electronics potting.

They will flow very well after you mix it up, so you can make just enough for what you'll need. Then draw it...
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 237,083
Posted By LoneStrom
This is good advice. I am using a 12 cell...

This is good advice. I am using a 12 cell Ballistic in my 12GS. In fair and warm weather it has proven to be a great battery. But in the cold, it doesn't engage the starter, even after a warmup...
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 89,145
Posted By LoneStrom
Here are a couple of things I'm interested in for...

Here are a couple of things I'm interested in for my bikes in addition to controlling aux lights and heated gear.

The first relates more to the GS-style control of power before/after a start or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 43,493
Posted By LoneStrom
Subscribed! I've been waiting for awhile for...

Subscribed!

I've been waiting for awhile for someone to do this. Excellent idea, and I'm very much looking forward to your build.
Forum: Vendors 08-24-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 196,944
Posted By LoneStrom
Awesome, I'm going to pick one up as well and try...

Awesome, I'm going to pick one up as well and try it out.
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 196,944
Posted By LoneStrom
I'm really interested to see how you like that...

I'm really interested to see how you like that mount on your bars. I've got a RAM setup for mine that I use to velcro the xperia to. But I like the looks of your mount.
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