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Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Check out the Nolan N-104 in addition to the...

Check out the Nolan N-104 in addition to the others. I've had mine for two seasons now, about 15000 miles, and it is still comfortable. Mounted a Sena 10MHR and the speakers fit with no problem,...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,182
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I had a jacket made of some sort of synthetic...

I had a jacket made of some sort of synthetic suede back in the mid-60's. Fabric liner so it was easy to put on, zipper on the sleeve that was about 6" long, completely windproof and water...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I doubt the thieves in Muscat are any dumber than...

I doubt the thieves in Muscat are any dumber than the ones in Jeddah, KSA and I came across a couple there that were pretty clever.
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,152
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Take a look at the Tourmaster Overpant. Warm...

Take a look at the Tourmaster Overpant. Warm down to about 35 which is my low temperature riding limit, vent on the thigh for warm summer days, full length two-way zipper on the outside of the...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Gas Buddy found in the Apps section of the Play...

Gas Buddy found in the Apps section of the Play Store.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,405
Posted By DJacobsen5116
alpinestar Web GoreTex for a comfortable, water...

alpinestar Web GoreTex for a comfortable, water resistant boot and the non-water resistant version Alpinestar Ride I think. I end up wearing my all day at the office when I ride. lots of 400-500...
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,927
Posted By DJacobsen5116
i have the same problem but had planned on using...

i have the same problem but had planned on using a piece of 1 x 4 to shim out the bottom of the door. The 2 x 4 makes more sense to me though and will also cost less. Thanks.
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,354
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I use regular bicycle water bottles, partially...

I use regular bicycle water bottles, partially freeze them and carry in an insulated bag in the FJR luggage. Stays cold and 4 bottles last for at least half a day in the warmest conditions.
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,497
Posted By DJacobsen5116
REI carries a lot of dfferent bicycle chain lubes...

REI carries a lot of dfferent bicycle chain lubes but I don't know how they would hold up under the higher chain speed and heat on a motorcycle.

http://www.rei.com/search?query=chain%20lube&tx=C
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I carry one of these in the miniature glove box...

I carry one of these in the miniature glove box on my FJR and use it frequently. Very accurate when compared against my other digital gauges and and expensive German bourdon tube gauge that I have...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,492
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Warm and dry place for your cats inside. My...

Warm and dry place for your cats inside. My Bengals pretend they are tough but after about five minutes of rain they are ready to come back in and find a warm spot, usually on top of the covered...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,211
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Icon has or had a brown boot.

Icon has or had a brown boot.
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Oxford Heaterz - new design controller, easy...

Oxford Heaterz - new design controller, easy installation, very effective and reasonably priced, less than $70 for my '09 FJR. Make a huge difference, no more cold finger tips, comfortable warm...
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,232
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I've been using Speed Bleeders for about 15 years...

I've been using Speed Bleeders for about 15 years on four different Nissan vehicles, 3 motorcycles, my sister's honda's. Quickets, easiest and most reliable way of bleed brakes and hydraulic...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I've used Oil Eater ...

I've used Oil Eater http://oileater.com/household/cleaner-degreaser/ on some pretty greasy and oily clothes with good results. I don't know how well it will work on the synthetic fabrics in...
Forum: The Garage 09-23-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,915
Posted By DJacobsen5116
On my FJR I had some cupping on a pair of...

On my FJR I had some cupping on a pair of BT-023's and increasing the tire pressure to 1-2 pounds above the factory pressures listed on the bike seemed to make a difference. When I switched to...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,686
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, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
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, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
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, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
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, 03:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,133
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, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Stock front tire size for the Yamaha FJR1300.

Stock front tire size for the Yamaha FJR1300.
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,917
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, 02:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,841
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, 09:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,979
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, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,236
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, 08:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,419
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, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,138
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, 08:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 45,308
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, 11:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,427
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, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4,078
Views: 669,271
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, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
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, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,478
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 07-10-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,896
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, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
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, 01:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,837
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, 10:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,722
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, 10:38 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 34,294
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, 08:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,949
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, 08:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,217
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...
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