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Forum: Vendors 08-16-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,276
Posted By Attico
These will provide the clearance needed to fit...

These will provide the clearance needed to fit the larger odessey battery. Without this mod, the bar can touch the positive and negative terminals.

Great idea.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By Attico
Sorry about your business. $3k sounds right...

Sorry about your business.

$3k sounds right for that kind of issue. I should know because i had it done twice, once under warranty and once on my own dime (but BMW ended up picking up a big chunk...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By Attico
It holds me iphone in and grip just fine, but it...

It holds me iphone in and grip just fine, but it has fallen once or twice. not sure paint would work that well...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By Attico
I towed 4 bikes on a 3 rail trailer (on sideways...

I towed 4 bikes on a 3 rail trailer (on sideways across the back) thousands of miles with my XC70. it towed really well even if the mileage was shit. Mine was a 2006. never a hint of a transmission...
Forum: Canada 08-10-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8,912
Views: 543,243
Posted By Attico
Who knew those zip ties would hold this long.....

Who knew those zip ties would hold this long.....
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 44,267
Views: 8,477,588
Posted By Attico
They are solid and easy to maintain. At 11k I'd...

They are solid and easy to maintain. At 11k I'd think about wheel bearings and chain/sprockets. Valves are good for double that mileage. There really isn't anything to go wrong.

It seems some...
Forum: Canada 08-02-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8,912
Views: 543,243
Posted By Attico
I use canadas motorcycle now for everything. Fast...

I use canadas motorcycle now for everything. Fast shipping and I can browse all the items I want and take my time. I hated calling the shops or going in because it always felt as though they were...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Attico
It depends on where you are, but mostly the level...

It depends on where you are, but mostly the level set by the sellers. I don't know that specific bike, but I can tell you the 1200s here are selling from 8 to about 11 for a 2006. That's above the...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-31-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By Attico
That is how those bikes ship anyway, partially...

That is how those bikes ship anyway, partially disassembled. Some crates are metal which would be a good option. The dealers often give the crates away around here if you ask
Forum: Trip Planning 07-31-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,311
Posted By Attico
I think the used knobby is fine. Knobbies tend to...

I think the used knobby is fine. Knobbies tend to wear more at the beginning since they flex more. That tire most certainly has 600 miles left.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 44,267
Views: 8,477,588
Posted By Attico
It's really easy and exactly the same as the...

It's really easy and exactly the same as the rocky mtn atv videos.
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Attico
Gateway BMW is awesome. Honz is a great guy. We...

Gateway BMW is awesome. Honz is a great guy. We make the pilgrimage every time we visit the STL contingent
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 50,510
Posted By Attico
Any chance I can get a code for an xgrip?

Any chance I can get a code for an xgrip?
Forum: Canada 07-05-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By Attico
It's easy. The seller takes the plate off the...

It's easy. The seller takes the plate off the bike and goes to the saaq to collect their refund.

The buyer deals with the mto. No need to go to the saaq. The form you're all talking about is a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 44,267
Views: 8,477,588
Posted By Attico
Airbox doesn't look modded. It wouldn't prevent...

Airbox doesn't look modded. It wouldn't prevent that anyway. Be happy the flame screen is in there and you didn't try to start it without opening the box first...

Any other damage? Wires?
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,776
Posted By Attico
I have a gray latitude and while it is light...

I have a gray latitude and while it is light coloured, it is much cooled than a black jacket, probably by at least 10c.

It does get to look dirty, but goretex recommends you wash goretex to keep...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,701
Posted By Attico
A truck and a pump. It's not even a question.

A truck and a pump. It's not even a question.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 44,267
Views: 8,477,588
Posted By Attico
I've had the mt21 and the 606 on the front and...

I've had the mt21 and the 606 on the front and they're pretty close. Can't tell if there's a diff.

I always use a 606, except this one time in Moab I used a mt43.
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,579
Posted By Attico
You can feel the burr with a razor blade . You...

You can feel the burr with a razor blade . You can also use the razor blade to apply the jb weld
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,121
Posted By Attico
That's about anti recycling as it gets....

That's about anti recycling as it gets....
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,488
Posted By Attico
Rode technical trails in Moab in my latitude in...

Rode technical trails in Moab in my latitude in 90degree heat and it was fine. On the road I'd say it would be fine. Anything over 95 is a blast furnace anyway
Forum: The Garage 06-13-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,121
Posted By Attico
wood is nice because you can nail stuff to it. ...

wood is nice because you can nail stuff to it.

I bold a wheel chock and made cleats to haul furniture (keep it from moving)

and it's relatively cheap
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,294
Posted By Attico
Easiest is to go to a honda shop and ask for moly...

Easiest is to go to a honda shop and ask for moly 60.

I use it allot and it's been good. Apply it with a qtip
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,405
Posted By Attico
WTF is a map?

WTF is a map?
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,121
Posted By Attico
my utility trailer has 2x6 lumber (not PT) butted...

my utility trailer has 2x6 lumber (not PT) butted up against each other, ie. no gap.

Been fine and will be fine for a long time. They're screwed down at each end with 1 self tapping and thats it....
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7,257
Views: 1,414,663
Posted By Attico
Buy whatever will be more useful to you back...

Buy whatever will be more useful to you back home. Gas in Baja is relatively plentiful, you shoudl stick the the motto: see gas buy gas. I've been there a few times now and never really needed any...
Forum: Face plant 05-11-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,463
Posted By Attico
He was turning on the red since you had a green...

He was turning on the red since you had a green arrow. He is automatically at fault. That's the danger of turning right on a red is that you are usually fully at fault.

Now common sense would...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By Attico
I just put in a set of moose in my wr250r. I...

I just put in a set of moose in my wr250r. I chose that because the price of the seals and dust wipers were the price of just the eom seals.they went in easy and work great. You may want to inspect...
Forum: Canada 05-07-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8,912
Views: 543,243
Posted By Attico
Paying half price is almost always the deal maker.

Paying half price is almost always the deal maker.
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,715
Posted By Attico
oh, and its made by motion pro

oh, and its made by motion pro
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,715
Posted By Attico
seal bullet is a protector. you can use literally...

seal bullet is a protector. you can use literally anything but i decided to buy one because it was about $5...

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31lv-8JBWwL._SY300_.jpg

It goes over the top...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Attico
awesome. what about that soil? what is it? sound...

awesome. what about that soil? what is it? sound ominous...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,793
Posted By Attico
should work well. i used one for weeks in baja,...

should work well. i used one for weeks in baja, but draped it over the seat and used similar kayak straps to hold it in place.

It didn't wear through and was really secure. If I were to do it...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Attico
thanks for the advice all. I decided on a...

thanks for the advice all.

I decided on a tank top and flip flops, but the ones with the thing between your toes so they don't fly off.

wish me luck
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,715
Posted By Attico
Fork oil. Just dip the seals in it and use a seal...

Fork oil. Just dip the seals in it and use a seal bullet. They work well for five bucks.
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Attico
I'm going in 2 weeks. That should add some...

I'm going in 2 weeks. That should add some context.
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Attico
gear for MOAB

Hi all,

hoping you can provide some insight.

I've got a closet full of gear yet I'm not sure what to bring for MOAB. We'll be staying in town and doing day loops in the dirt. I don't know...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9,523
Views: 412,725
Posted By Attico
Hard to say what's typical. I ride lots of single...

Hard to say what's typical. I ride lots of single track woods and also ride out west..Baja, Colorado, next month Moab, all my my wrr. Is it perfect? Nope. Neither is a ktm or husky. I bought it...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 166,058
Posted By Attico
Westfalia is what I have and it's great. But...

Westfalia is what I have and it's great. But bosal and witter are another ones. Both are oem manufacturers also. The Westfalia is what comes from the factory if you order your vw with a towing pkg in...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 166,058
Posted By Attico
I have a euro hitch on my golf and they...

I have a euro hitch on my golf and they standardize these things apparently.

The EC Directive 94/20/EC states that the towball height should be between 350 and 420mm with the vehicle in the...
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