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Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 24,664
Posted By hg102
plug-in high-output stator for the LC4

I just installed their new one today. I ran out of time so I have not measured the output yet. I hope to do that tomorrow. I will post the resluts after testing.

Thanks for all the great...
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,123
Posted By hg102
Chek Harbor Freight

I bought a 1/4 inch torques wrench there on sale for a reasonable price.
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By hg102
I wouldn't

12 volts is not enough wattage to kill you, 120v ac can. In fact 120v ac causes muscles to contract. Besides it is hard to carry a 120v generator on your bike. All of the grips and adapters I have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-08-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,630
Posted By hg102
Washington State DOV License Plates vs ORV Tags

just talk to the State Vehicle Licensing Dept. and was told they are revising the data base used to determine when a dealer or motor cycle repair shop need to inspect a bike before issuing a new...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-25-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 26,191
Posted By hg102
WA discover Pass

Yesterday I went in to renew my tabs on my VW, they asked if I want to donate $5 to our parks? I answered no I already donate $70 a year with Discovery passes. And don't stop in state lands on my...
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,271
Posted By hg102
Rev it up

AT 20,000 rpm it should come out with the rest of of the engine parts..
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-12-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,329
Posted By hg102
Indonesia and bikes

My wife and I spent 5 weeks in the country and had a great time. Some of the things we learned are:

Bikes over 250 cc require special license and posiblely a police escort.

The police pay to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 26,191
Posted By hg102
WA State Discovery Pass

I don't mind paying the $30 if I am visiting places were they are required. Has anyone found a list of those sites? I googled Sites requiring a Discovery Pass and all that I could find was a list...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,316
Posted By hg102
FedEX is my choice

I have a FedEX account that cost nothing and further reduces their already great prices. I print the label on my computer and drop it off. I have had only one issue in 5 year. Instead of leaving...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 83,385
Posted By hg102
1. Bike: 640 Adventure 2. Year: 2002 3....

1. Bike: 640 Adventure
2. Year: 2002
3. Bought used or new: used 10,500
4. Current mileage: 14,000
5. Modifications done: EXC exhaust, 39mm keihin, led running lights, rewired all lighting...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,064
Posted By hg102
My experience with sleeping bag and matress

I have spent over 50 years sleeping in tents in many kinds of weather. My current setup is a rated 45 degree down mummy bag with a silk linner. This combined with an insulated air mattress has kept...
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,488
Posted By hg102
PM sent

I'll take a set Send your pp address if still available
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,550
Posted By hg102
Ht Luguage

I still have my original set bought in 2002. They work just as well today as they did when I bought them. I have used them on three different bikes. They are tough and can take a beating a keep on...
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,750
Posted By hg102
Send me one

paypal'd money
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 113,644
Posted By hg102
count me in

count me in
Forum: Vendors 10-21-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 149,046
Posted By hg102
I used this as my only stove this sumer

Shanddy,

I am extreemly satisfied with your stove. The workmanship is extreemly good as well as the way your stove works. In fact it works so well that we are takingi it, as our only stove to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8,801
Views: 1,905,345
Posted By hg102
Thanks Meat

I could not have done any of the KTM purchase and mods without your INDEX THREAD. Thanks again.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8,801
Views: 1,905,345
Posted By hg102
New KTM Adventure owner times 2

I got tired of riding a heavy BMW so I started looking for a better lighter dual sport. After too much fun lurking on this site I decided a KTM 640 Adventure was the one for me. I can work on it with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8,801
Views: 1,905,345
Posted By hg102
Hi Dad

Creeper if I'm a kid you must be dad.

I purchased my 99 640 KTM Adventure in Denver about a month ago. Took two weeks to ride it home in Western Washington. Compred to my 05 R1200GS it doesn't...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By hg102
Garmin GPS v

I have had mine since they first came out and still use it. I found it easy to learn. I would want to know what mapping software was installed before buying. The base map is too general to do...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By hg102
DNR planning

I will attend the meeting in Olympia.

Thanks of getting the word out.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 38,797
Posted By hg102
KLR vs. DRZ

I rode a freinds KLR 800 miles last summer. I have a modified DRZ 400e that I rode close to 4000 miles on two trips this summer. I like riding the DRZ on both the road and dirt over the KLR.

I...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2008, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By hg102
I have a variation to that above. I use a ROK...

I have a variation to that above. I use a ROK Strap around the steering tube at the front of the tank bag attaching points. This keeps tension on the tanks bags at all times. With the back side of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 13,699
Posted By hg102
I also would like to see the ride happen during...

I also would like to see the ride happen during the September 13-15 long weekend. I look foreward to riding with Dave again. I had the pleasure of joiniing Baja Dave and his crew in Baja in 2007.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,881
Posted By hg102
[quote=Wallowa]Hey.. awhile back there was a...

[quote=Wallowa]Hey.. awhile back there was a discussion of a Magruder rider the day after the Stanley Stomp Monday Aug 11...I am going on that date, my first time...actually another point..I plan to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,672
Posted By hg102
comming from Olympia

I would like to join in but would be comming from Olympia.

Thanks

Russ
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By hg102
I am 6'2" and have too look throught the extra...

I am 6'2" and have too look throught the extra tall. If you are interested PM me. I need a tall.
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2008, 02:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By hg102
bmw size chart

http://www.bmwcyclesdaytona.com/shopping/

hope this helps
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By hg102
R1200GS 35mm and Aeroflow

I have my bars mount to 35mm bar raisers and the bars mount straight up. Thus the highest combination possible. I have no clearance problems with my Aerofow.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By hg102
I too have had many warrantee and extended w issues

I purchase my r1200gs in July 2007. My issues included relative minor issues before the 36,000 miles. They included battery, several brain injections ie computer updates, and minor issues.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2008, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By hg102
lower muffler kit

Two years ago I purchased a kit from Happy Trail in Boiese ID I paid over $100. Let me know if you are interested as I have gone to a custom made system and no longer use the stock exhaust.

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2008, 05:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,500
Posted By hg102
40,000 happy miles without ABS

After riding 160,000 miles with ABS, I ordered my R1200GS without. While riding with ABS, I learned that I could break much harder than I had in the past. But the only time my ABS system kicked in...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By hg102
First Service

My local dealer in Washington State told me to get the 600 mile service with not more than 1000 miles. I brougnt it in with 967 miles.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,613
Posted By hg102
100,000 miles with Happy Trail luggage

I have been riding since 2003 with Happy Trail aluminium bags. My older set has been on two bikes and saved me thousands of dollars in not having to replace BMW plastic. These bags are strong and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-03-2007, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By hg102
Pissed Forest Service Takes 20% Budget Hit

This is a national problem. For this fiscal year the USFS's budget was reduced by 20%. Sending letters to your local Forest Supervisor may be of some help but sending a letter to your Senators and...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By hg102
Yes Happy-Trail is water proof.

I live in the Pacifi North West with lots of rain never a drop inside. Last fall in Mexico I droped the bike in a 3 foot deep hole during a river crossing and submerged one side, i.e. underwater. ...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,555
Posted By hg102
100,000 miles with Happy-Trail luggage.

I have used Happy-Trail luggage on two different bikes for a total of 100k miles on the same set. I have crashed, submerged them and still have no dust and no leaks. I used to put every thing in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-17-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,052
Posted By hg102
Pissed From the horse's Mouth Licence or ORV permit in WA

It looks like in some areas a street licensed bike may also need and ORV permit. As search of Washington State laws and regulations was not specific as to where this may happen. We are refered to...
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