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Forum: The Garage 12-19-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 407,123
Posted By Poolside
Nice one! MacGyvered your way through the...

Nice one! MacGyvered your way through the bureaucracy too.


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Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 880,349
Posted By Poolside
<BR>Dang, that's a nice parts chaser. ...

<BR>Dang, that's a nice parts chaser.


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Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 898,299
Posted By Poolside
<BR> :lol3 Dangit, was sipping coffee for that...

<BR> :lol3 Dangit, was sipping coffee for that one.


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Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,308
Posted By Poolside
Nice one! Hey while you're at it, what are the...

Nice one! Hey while you're at it, what are the BMW part number(s) for the pin 42 contact? Other inmates have gone through the process of adding a pin at position 42, and part number(s) for the pin...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By Poolside
<BR>Typically a cruise control uses the VSS...

<BR>Typically a cruise control uses the VSS signal for the vehicle speed input. Here is something to be aware of when the Tach or Coil Trigger signal is used for the vehicle speed input.

The VSS...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By Poolside
On the later model bikes, that do not have the...

On the later model bikes, that do not have the GPS connector, there is no wire coming from pin 42, you have to put another pin into the connector housing at position 42.

I believe you are...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By Poolside
You may have the wire colors the wrong way...

You may have the wire colors the wrong way around. Can you check and see that you're not using the GREEN/BLUE STRIPE wire? I'm pretty sure that wire is from pin 10 on the diagnostic connector, and...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By Poolside
<BR>I got your PM hammick. What make and...

<BR>I got your PM hammick.

What make and model voltmeter are you using?

Which model Rostra do you have?

Have you thought about using the Tach signal for the vehicle speed input?

I'm not...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,633
Posted By Poolside
Heh heh. We can always add a 'your mileage may...

Heh heh. We can always add a 'your mileage may vary' (YMMV). Or a 'don't do this if you don't want to', sort of thing.


Or use one of these flat-pack HDPE bottles. HDPE is polyethylene, and is...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,633
Posted By Poolside
<BR>This topic comes up all the time. Heck, this...

<BR>This topic comes up all the time. Heck, this thread is almost 6 years old.

The plastic is fine with gasoline. And is a soda bottle any more likely to get punctured when it's filled with...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,288
Posted By Poolside
<BR>Happy Belated to you, Josh! ...

<BR>Happy Belated to you, Josh!


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Forum: Vendors 11-23-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 178,091
Posted By Poolside
<BR> :lol3 Thanks, funsummer. That had a way of...

<BR> :lol3 Thanks, funsummer. That had a way of whisking away the cynicism.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-19-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 132,224
Posted By Poolside
If I remember, the latch for the rear seat is...

If I remember, the latch for the rear seat is held in place with one sheet metal screw. But maybe that's the plastic cover on the underside of the latch.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-19-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,057
Posted By Poolside
The winning attitude. Since you didn't sell the...

The winning attitude. Since you didn't sell the bike can you recycle it for next year?


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-19-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,057
Posted By Poolside
Rob is the genuine article. <BR>

Rob is the genuine article.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-13-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,057
Posted By Poolside
Nice find! Sounds like dialing in a little...

Nice find! Sounds like dialing in a little glowplug RC motor. I bet that turns out to be it. That, and the jet, and the needle.

Good luck in the rally!


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-11-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,057
Posted By Poolside
I like that outside alternator mount. I hope the...

I like that outside alternator mount. I hope the bearing lasts.

<strike>Two</strike> Three things for the after-the-ride burnout.
Locking mechanism for the front wheel
Gallon of bleach
Extra...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-11-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,057
Posted By Poolside
Sell it at the Rally. With such a pedigree it...

Sell it at the Rally. With such a pedigree it should fetch a premium.


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Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,783
Posted By Poolside
Cute! Leave it to you to come up with a 'relative...

Cute! Leave it to you to come up with a 'relative size' picture. :D


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Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,843
Posted By Poolside
I've seen where the clutch rod has a lip worn...

I've seen where the clutch rod has a lip worn into it from the ID of the input shaft. I'm talking about the clutch end of the rod, not the slave cylinder end. The lip gets worn into the clutch rod as...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,783
Posted By Poolside
I second that most heartily!  :beer ...

I second that most heartily!  :beer


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Forum: The Garage 11-07-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 407,123
Posted By Poolside
I appreciate the creativity. I could have used...

I appreciate the creativity. I could have used that trick for a couple of shim-over-bucket valvetrains when the tool wasn't available. The factory doesn't make a spring compressor tool for the KLR...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,669
Views: 1,037,619
Posted By Poolside
Keep adding more stuff and it isn't a KLR toolkit...

Keep adding more stuff and it isn't a KLR toolkit anymore.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-03-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,057
Posted By Poolside
You bet. Alternator sprocket on the top side...

You bet.

Alternator sprocket on the top side is even better. If the alt sprocket doesn't keep the driven side of the chain from making a straight line, then the alt bearing won't be doing any...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-03-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,057
Posted By Poolside
Heh heh, so far everything you do has. Say the...

Heh heh, so far everything you do has. Say the alternator sprocket is on the underside of the driven side of the chain, and is just a wee bit less than tightly meshed with the chain, when the chain...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-03-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,057
Posted By Poolside
Sure, it will be much faster than that. Multiply...

Sure, it will be much faster than that. Multiply 845rpm by the rear/front sprocket tooth ratio to get the gearbox output sprocket speed.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-02-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,057
Posted By Poolside
Driven right from the chain then. Cool. Do you...

Driven right from the chain then. Cool. Do you have any idea how fast it turns at cruising speed? Just curious, I'm sure it will be fast enough. A 24" tall tire turns about 845rpm at 60mph.


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Forum: The Garage 11-02-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 407,123
Posted By Poolside
Remarkable KLR skillz. <BR>

Remarkable KLR skillz.


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Forum: Vendors 11-02-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 178,091
Posted By Poolside
Hey there Stephen. Everything is going to work...

Hey there Stephen. Everything is going to work out fine.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-02-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,057
Posted By Poolside
I'd call that a smart man's lathe. (Works...

I'd call that a smart man's lathe.

(Works the other way round too. Not as accurate as a drill press though, heh heh. Chuck a part in a hand drill, and turn it against a bench grinder. Rest your...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8,224
Views: 2,275,200
Posted By Poolside
Thanks for the info. <BR>

Thanks for the info.


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Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8,224
Views: 2,275,200
Posted By Poolside
Hey there, Brit. That's a nice windscreen/rack...

Hey there, Brit. That's a nice windscreen/rack setup. Do you have a mfg link?


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Forum: The Garage 10-19-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 407,123
Posted By Poolside
That's a winner! I'm thinking a paper clip, or...

That's a winner! I'm thinking a paper clip, or other MacGyver wire, would work as well.


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Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Poolside
If you are talking about the hexhead, then yes....

If you are talking about the hexhead, then yes. Whatever is used as a light emitter must present a similar current drain to the turn signal control unit. However the factory has LED turn signals...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By Poolside
For an R80 replica, maybe the R1200C swingarm and...

For an R80 replica, maybe the R1200C swingarm and final drive would look the part. I think it has more reach than the 1100/1150 arms.

Plus, not bad on price. All this is $110 on eBay.

Link...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Poolside
Yes. As long as the aftermarket turn signals,...

Yes. As long as the aftermarket turn signals, and/or what will drive the signals, appears to the factory turn signal control unit on the bike as 'electrically similar' to the stock signals.

You...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By Poolside
That would be cool. Do you have a link? It...

That would be cool. Do you have a link?

It may not be easy to get a usable reflection, given the angle between the eye, 'windscreen reflector', and 'display projector'. As well, the angle of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,189
Posted By Poolside
Use this formula instead,...

Use this formula instead, 1/((1/R1)+(1/R2)+(1/Rn)...)

If you try adding the parallel resistor, at 14V the low value resistor should have a ≥10A rating.


[EDIT] I'd say go ahead and try using...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By Poolside
Yes, with a little something extra in the...

Yes, with a little something extra in the protocol so an off-the-shelf OBD reader will not work. What's your strange plan?


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Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By Poolside
Yes, the regulator is a durable item. Moving the...

Yes, the regulator is a durable item. Moving the regulator and recirculation lines inside the tank, and moving the filter to the outside, isn't about making it easier to replace the regulator.
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