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Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By DLH
Thanks for the info. I'll give it a go.

Thanks for the info.
I'll give it a go.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By DLH
What do you mean by "modify intake trumpets...

What do you mean by "modify intake trumpets slightly?"
I like the idea. Just ordered two to give it a go.

Thx
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By DLH
This

^^^My Shindengen is rock steady at 14.4v. I wouldn't worry.^^^
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By DLH
Everythings still Closed

I was just out in the area last Sunday (Shaver Lake). All the trails still have the gates closed. Asked a Ranger and he said they will be closed for a while.
If I was you I would stay local and just...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,260
Posted By DLH
Bose QuietComfort 20i

Not sure what you want to spend???
I just bought some Bose Noise Cancelling Earbuds ($299). They were pricey but really work well in cancelling out extraneous noise.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,154
Posted By DLH
This

^^^^This...

That's what I did, using the relay that came with them.
High-beam switch on = Rigids + high beam Headlight
Low-beam switch on = Low beam headlight only
Forum: Orange Crush 02-17-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By DLH
Open Vent Tube?

Are you guys just running an open vent tube off the cap?
That's the recommendation to keep the tank from pressurizing?

Just installed a Safari on my SE and don't need it spewing fuel in the...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 97,464
Posted By DLH
Nice

That's really clean.I ordered one for the SE. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,809
Posted By DLH
I have three pair: Traverse = Winter/Wet ...

I have three pair:
Traverse = Winter/Wet
Dakar = Mild Weather
Baja = Hot Weather

Dakar would probably be OK for Winter. They seal up good with the vents closed.

That is a good deal!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 87,481
Posted By DLH
Thanks

Thanks for doing all this testing Joel. I just hadn't given much attention to battery technology before so this is eye-opening.
I'm currently running a Shorai in my Super Enduro with no issues: This...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,926
Posted By DLH
WOW--Great Read

Very interesting testing and results.
I have a Shorai installed currently in the SE with no problems. I have not used it in cold/wet weather yet however. I am going to order an Odyssey battery to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,240
Views: 285,795
Posted By DLH
Sounds Normal

That seems reasonable to me...
Winter here; 50-70 F; 4-5 bars consistently, not much fan, never overheats
Summer here; 90-110 F, 5-bars, lots of fan when slow, never overheats

I think the LC-8s...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,064
Posted By DLH
Sweet Conversion

Nice Job Tim!!
:thumb:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,977
Posted By DLH
Refer to the TAT Ride Reports

You should read through some of the TAT Ride Reports. They are loaded with real world experiences on a range of motorcycles.
Me--I would be looking at a Husky TE 610/630 or a KTM 950/990...but I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7,257
Views: 1,414,663
Posted By DLH
Thanks for the clarification Zuber. I'm just...

Thanks for the clarification Zuber.
I'm just going to move on the 2013. Dealer said they had access to a 2012 but it's a salesguy telling me that.
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7,257
Views: 1,414,663
Posted By DLH
Yeah...Weird I'm looking at the throttle bodies...

Yeah...Weird
I'm looking at the throttle bodies for both years and they look the same to me.
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7,257
Views: 1,414,663
Posted By DLH
More Reading...

OK...Thanks Guys for the info...
Heading back to the dealer today---He left three VoiceMails yesterday afternoon asking me to come back and make a deal...:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7,257
Views: 1,414,663
Posted By DLH
2012 vs 2013 500 EXC

At the risk of getting flamed...

I've been reading through the exc threads and didn't see a good comparison between the 2012 500 vs the 2013 500.
I'm going to pull the trigger on a new 500 EXC...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By DLH
Stay away from N. CA as well :lol3 The Sierras...

Stay away from N. CA as well :lol3
The Sierras Suck!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,923
Posted By DLH
Yeah...I got the notice as well. I guess I'll...

Yeah...I got the notice as well.
I guess I'll take hours out of a day to go down and have the dealer put a new sticker on. I know this is very important to assure clean air standards.

<iframe...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,417
Posted By DLH
Venting

Also make sure your fuel tank is well vented.
I noticed my pump would run a lot sometimes--noticeably after a hard run.
I had it quit on me one day on the highway and thought the pump had gave out....
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 422,818
Posted By DLH
REI Sale

FYI--
Been kicking the tires on these for a few months.
Just got a sale notice from REI for the HD Hero2 + Housing + LCD Backpac for $299.99 (regular retail is showing at $375.00).
Doesn't look...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,776
Posted By DLH
2007 Husqvarna TE-610

I got one sitting out here in the garage that gets NO use since I got the SE.
Has ~2900 miles on it.
Original Owner--purchased from Motoexotica in Vacaville.
Cycra Pro-bends (triple clamp mount)...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-21-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By DLH
AdvMachines

I got my kit for the SE from these guys:
http://www.advmachines.com/category_s/3.htm

I believe the Guy's name was Ken and I see him post on here quite often.
You can ping him and explain what...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,310
Posted By DLH
Evs

EVS Ballistic Jersey.
I like the one with Kidney belt. You can get them without as well.
I wear it under my KLIM jacket (removed the protection from the jacket).
Stays in place very well and has...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By DLH
Thats what mine looks like too. Kinda freaked...

Thats what mine looks like too.
Kinda freaked me out when I did my first wheel install up front.
Did some reading here and all is well.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-09-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,221
Posted By DLH
Good Luck!!!

Good Luck!!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By DLH
I'd be interested as well. All depends on the...

I'd be interested as well.
All depends on the timing.
What about a LV>DV>Reno type trip? Just a thought.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-29-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By DLH
I've had nothing but good luck with the Odyssey...

I've had nothing but good luck with the Odyssey batteries. Abused the crap out of them and they just seem to work.
With that said, I just ordered the 18A Shorai for the SE today to replace the OEM....
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,467
Posted By DLH
As mentioned, they are definitely NOT waterproof....

As mentioned, they are definitely NOT waterproof. You might argue that they are water resistant to a point.
I do like them though. I have beat the crap out of the ones I have and they are still...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,535
Posted By DLH
I have the Dually D2s installed in parallel as...

I have the Dually D2s installed in parallel as well with no problem. Sourced from a different spot than you.
I have them wired through a relay connected to the "high-beam" switch. The relay gets its...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 87,408
Posted By DLH
Try Washing It--per Directions.

I received my Latitude Jacket/Pants last week.
I thought they were very stiff--wife even made a comment.
She said "let me take a look at the tag."
Just followed the directions on machine wash/dry....
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,787
Posted By DLH
Kubota Tractor Machine

KTM = Kubota Tractor Machine
Not sure where I read that but it works.
Thats what I tell people who ask.:evil
I also own a Kubota tractor (M5040)--which is orange BTW.
The Cool-Aid is flowing...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,469
Posted By DLH
115 Miles--like clockwork. I get 41MPG.. H2W...

115 Miles--like clockwork.
I get 41MPG..
H2W jetting, 2>1, de-smogged, Remus Can, pre-filter.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-12-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,424
Posted By DLH
Nice setup!!! I installed a pair of Rigid D2s...

Nice setup!!!
I installed a pair of Rigid D2s last weekend. Wired the relay into the High-Beam switch.
Even with the stock headlight it is amazing. Flick the high-beam and its night n day...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-02-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 49,964
Posted By DLH
Continue On?

Would anyone be interested in continuing on after the LA B - V?
Depending on the condition of myself and the bike I was hoping to either return to Palmdale, turn North to Reno, or SE to a Grand...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-28-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 49,964
Posted By DLH
Perfect! Thanks Stu. I'm all...

Perfect!
Thanks Stu.
I'm all booked--registration/hotels/etc.
This is gonna be a blast.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,221
Posted By DLH
Thanks Duane Few more questions if you don't...

Thanks Duane
Few more questions if you don't mind.
How did you wire the lights in?
I see on BDCW site they offer three versions of the D2: Driving, Flood, and Combination of Driving/Flood. Not...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,221
Posted By DLH
I'm really liking those Rigid D2s. Pricey for...

I'm really liking those Rigid D2s. Pricey for sure, but thats ok as long as they do what I need.
I've got a ride planned for November--LA-to-Barstow-to-Vegas which will involve some desert night...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-27-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 49,964
Posted By DLH
Cool! I certainly would like to hook up with...

Cool!
I certainly would like to hook up with some locals if possible--especially if they have navigation skills:lol3
I was planning on doing some "hard" routes if possible, but just want to have...
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