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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Looks like a saw filing vise but the jaws don't...

Looks like a saw filing vise but the jaws don't seem wide enough for that.

http://www.vintagesaws.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=13_12
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Mine were slipping also so I removed them and...

Mine were slipping also so I removed them and reattached using Scotts Grip glue. That worked until the grips got warm while the FJR sat in the sun for several hours. Took the grips off again which...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 995
Posted By DJacobsen5116
+1 for ...

+1 for http://www.cycleterminal.com/sleeve-tubing.html One stop source for motorcylce electrical fittings.
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Send an email to ...

Send an email to http://oxford-products.com/ Attn: Karen and ask her. I've talked to her a couple of times on different matters and think she can provide you with a meaningful...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,579
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Small piece of foam or anything that will hold...

Small piece of foam or anything that will hold the nut up far enough to allow the bolt to engage the threads. Kitchen sponge, packing peanuts, cardboard are all things I have used in the past. I...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Stock front tire size for the Yamaha FJR1300.

Stock front tire size for the Yamaha FJR1300.
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,936
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Webbikeword.com has done some horn tests over the...

Webbikeword.com has done some horn tests over the years. Results have generally matched your suspicions - there is a fair amount of exaggeration or just plain guessing at how loud horns are.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,262
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Nolan N-104 has a little space at the back of the...

Nolan N-104 has a little space at the back of the helmet that accepts the battery pack from the Sena SMH10R, controls mount neatly on the side, speaker and mic cable all route neatly inside helmet. ...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,285
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Lived in Canoga Park/Chatsworth area for about 5...

Lived in Canoga Park/Chatsworth area for about 5 years and worked downtown LA. The only thing that made it possible was the MetroLink system. I drove until the train went in and then never looked...
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,987
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Charge at no more than 10% of AH rating. I use a...

Charge at no more than 10% of AH rating. I use a Battery Tender Jr by Deltran for motorcycle batteries. Generally let them sit overnight or at least 12 hours until the Tender indicates a full...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,133
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Sokz

I have three pair of Sokz purchased over the past 4 years. A llittle pricey but worth the cost to have cool, dry feet, they wear like iron and dry overnight hanging on a towel rack or shower bar. ...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I've heard those refered to a 'd-drive' screws,...

I've heard those refered to a 'd-drive' screws, usually in connection with Honda engines. Comment has been that the special driver to remove them is expensive, fix is to cut a slot in the head and...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 43,700
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Webbike World has done a number of accessory horn...

Webbike World has done a number of accessory horn reviews. Llnk to the Siebel is: http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-horns/stebel-magnum/ Links to other tests are on the right side of the page.
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,154
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I installed one of these on my FJR the week I...

I installed one of these on my FJR the week I took delivery. http://www.signaldynamics.com/backoffxp Look around on the net for a lower price.

I watch the traffic behind me when...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3,951
Views: 632,059
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Ocean Shores, July 5, 2014 Day trip from...

Ocean Shores, July 5, 2014 Day trip from Mercer Island to visit cousin and friends. Went down to Ilwaco to see weekend market, very crowded. Lots of salmon coming in on the charter boats, most...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Cycleterminals.com ...

Cycleterminals.com http://cycleterminal.com/

has almost everything or everything in the way of connectors, sheathing that you will need.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,350
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Ear Problems

I buy these by the box and only use a pair of ear plugs for one day. http://www.moldex.com/hearing-protection/foam-earplugs/pura-fit.php

Biggest problem I have is that when I insert them at a...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Check this list at PureGas.org for stations that...

Check this list at PureGas.org for stations that carry Ethanol free gas.

http://pure-gas.org/
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,023
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I mounted a pair of Hella FF50 lights under the...

I mounted a pair of Hella FF50 lights under the mirrors on my '09 FJR using mirror brackets made by Garauld over on the FJRForum. Well made bracket with no vibration at highway speed that I can see....
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,620
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Speed Bleeders for bleeding brakes and hydraulic...

Speed Bleeders for bleeding brakes and hydraulic clutches. www.speedbleeder.com
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,091
Posted By DJacobsen5116
At night:Garage, Scorpio alarm, wireless...

At night:Garage, Scorpio alarm, wireless low-light camera. During the day at the office it is parked in direct view of a half-dozen people, including a couple of other riders. and a disc lock. ...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 32,640
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I have a Nolan N-104 in Cab Yellow, the HI-Viz...

I have a Nolan N-104 in Cab Yellow, the HI-Viz wasn't in production yet. I've had it for about 18 months and I don't see any fading. Jackets are Hi-Viz and the 4 year old Transition II is faded on...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,605
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I've been wearing Alpinestars Web Gortex since...

I've been wearing Alpinestars Web Gortex since fall of 2010 in Seattle, daily commuter until ice starts showing up on the roads. Feet have never been wet. Cold on occasion but never wet. Very...
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,503
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Downloaded the app late last week and have...

Downloaded the app late last week and have created a number of routes with it very quickly that I had spent literally hours trying to create with BaseCamp. BaseCamp has a lot more bells and whistles...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,549
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Check out this article on KOMO TV (Seattle, WA)...

Check out this article on KOMO TV (Seattle, WA) about restorers. http://www.komonews.com/news/consumer/Products-that-promise-to-spruce-up-your-car-261013331.html
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By DJacobsen5116
The zipper lube they sell is good stuff. I use...

The zipper lube they sell is good stuff. I use it on jackets, pants, boots, tank and tail bag. Anywhere there is a zipper. Little tube goes a long way.
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By DJacobsen5116
AquaNet Hair Spray for my Oxford heated grips.

AquaNet Hair Spray for my Oxford heated grips.
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 22,681
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I haven't seen one of the 'Beehive' burners for...

I haven't seen one of the 'Beehive' burners for years. My Dad was Navy and we made the trip up and down the coast from San Diego to Seattle many times. The burners were always a high point of the...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,931
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Helmet: Nolan N-104 Jacket: Tourmaster...

Helmet: Nolan N-104
Jacket: Tourmaster Transition II
Pants: Tourmaster Overpant
Gloves: Comp Accessories Cold Pro/A# GP+
Bike: '09 FJR1300
Commute: 15 miles Interstate Freeway with...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Nolan N-104. I don't think an eyeport could be...

Nolan N-104. I don't think an eyeport could be any larger and the helmet still provide any crash resistance. The shield seems to have some sort of hard coating on it because mine is in its second...
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,329
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I first tried these about 5 years ago and have...

I first tried these about 5 years ago and have not worn another sock since then. Warm in the winter, cool during the summer, wash in the evening hang over the shower rod on a towel and they are dry...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,207
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Try Infusium Leave In Conditioner. Apply to damp...

Try Infusium Leave In Conditioner. Apply to damp hair after a shower or after splashing water on hair. Comb or brush though and let hair dry. Works pretty well for about two days in a stretch. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Take them to a local Dry Cleaners and ask if they...

Take them to a local Dry Cleaners and ask if they can re-attach for you. Most places have a seamstress on site for these kinds of repairs.
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I have a pair on my '09 FJR and the right grip...

I have a pair on my '09 FJR and the right grip was always cooler and finally quit working completely. I emailed the USA distributor in Florida with some questions and had a quick response with some...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,979
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I'd consider spending the $28 an improvement and...

I'd consider spending the $28 an improvement and move on. The main zipper on my Tourmaster Tansition II jacket died after about a year and a half of use. the zipper was a no name zipper that I had...
Forum: Face plant 03-25-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 42,033
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Late '66 heading West on I-90 crossing the...

Late '66 heading West on I-90 crossing the Columbia River at Vantage. I don't know how strong the wind was, don't care. The wind moved me across both lanes almost into the middle divider so quickly...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-25-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,730
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Downtown Seattle at any time.

Downtown Seattle at any time.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By DJacobsen5116
http://www.kfgracing.com/custompage3.asp?pg=suspen...

http://www.kfgracing.com/custompage3.asp?pg=suspension_services

One of the best in the Northwest, took over GP Suspension of Oregon a couple of years ago.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Tom Binh in Seattle. ...

Tom Binh in Seattle. http://www.tombihn.com/CTGY/travel_bags.html

Packing Cubes by Eagle Creek or Tom Binh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,028
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Thank you for sharing this. I've read about a...

Thank you for sharing this. I've read about a number of MotoGP riders experiencing this in their forearms but never understood the implications. Makes me wonder if adding some bars to my FJR might...
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