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Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 28,723
Views: 3,521,252
Posted By lucknau
Could it be the auto decomp clicking back into...

Could it be the auto decomp clicking back into place when the revs drop to zero? I don't know shit about that assembly, but it's the only part of the bike I could see having a centrifugal clutch...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,524
Posted By lucknau
Seems like reducing any kind of mechanical load...

Seems like reducing any kind of mechanical load could give noticeable benefits. I guess the water pump probably isn't it, though. I've read that the demand by the radiator fan is somewhere between...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,524
Posted By lucknau
HHO genrators? does the fuel saving magic work?

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/13/39cc1f9b290b31d12e199fce803e660a.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,524
Posted By lucknau
Heater fan is electrically driven.

Heater fan is electrically driven.
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,524
Posted By lucknau
Yeah. I'll post one from one of my tech training...

Yeah. I'll post one from one of my tech training books, tomorrow afternoon.
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By lucknau
Given your amp reads, it doesn't seem like a...

Given your amp reads, it doesn't seem like a parasitic load issue... Is the battery in a place where it gets exposed to a lot of heat?
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,524
Posted By lucknau
HHO genrators? does the fuel saving magic work?

It's not an accurate illustration. The thermostat is coupled with the water pump. As an assembly, it acts as a diversion valve. When open it diverts flow through the radiator (i.e. paths are in...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,524
Posted By lucknau
The fact that the water always moves at the same...

The fact that the water always moves at the same rate doesn't imply that the same amount of work is required to move it. If you push a wheelbarrow at a constant rate, you'll use more energy pushing...
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By lucknau
True.

True.
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By lucknau
Bottom line: If your Li-ion battery needs...

Bottom line: If your Li-ion battery needs charging, it must be charged by a charger designed specifically for Li-ion. A lead-acid or Ni-Cd charger will bork your Li-ion battery by charging it too...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,524
Posted By lucknau
Sorry, after reading the first post, I thought we...

Sorry, after reading the first post, I thought we were talking about the all-in-one HHO generators that you see people installing under their hoods, with a water tank with electrodes in it, and a...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,524
Posted By lucknau
Hah! Tell me about it.

Hah! Tell me about it.
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,524
Posted By lucknau
Mechanical load increases power requirement for a...

Mechanical load increases power requirement for a water pump. i.e. The difference between pumping water through the block alone, or pumping it through the block, the radiator, and the heater core....
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By lucknau
Honda XR650L Voltage Regulator Relocation

I bolted mine to the inside of the airbox. Gets cooled by intake airflow. No case ground required. Three years now, and no issues yet.
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,524
Posted By lucknau
I studied this myth to the bitter end when I was...

I studied this myth to the bitter end when I was in engineering school.

The water gets pulled by engine vacuum, into the cylinders, cooling and cleaning them. It's as simple as that. You will get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-01-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,630
Views: 347,637
Posted By lucknau
Damn. Another one bites the dust. Sorry to hear...

Damn. Another one bites the dust. Sorry to hear it. I've seen so many broken arms over the years from those tracks, it's insane. Three people in my small circle of friends, alone. Trimet and the City...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 28,723
Views: 3,521,252
Posted By lucknau
The ad for the bulb seems to imply there's a full...

The ad for the bulb seems to imply there's a full wave rectifier in the little black box, but never specifically states it. If there isn't a full wave rectifier before the bulb, then the LED, itself,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 28,723
Views: 3,521,252
Posted By lucknau
Yep. Description says AC or DC. If it can run on...

Yep. Description says AC or DC. If it can run on AC, that means no battery necessary.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-11-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,431
Posted By lucknau
Thanks, turn_one, these are great maps. Keep em...

Thanks, turn_one, these are great maps. Keep em coming.

Not sure exactly how to deal with maps maintained by others yet. Was thinking about collecting and organizing all of the links that you all...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-11-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,431
Posted By lucknau
Hey, I never made this one (Dark Divide, High...

Hey, I never made this one (Dark Divide, High Lakes, Blue Lake) because the map was pretty much hand drawn, and I couldn't figure out any good waypoints. I found a more recently made (I think) map...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-11-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,900
Posted By lucknau
Awesome service. Just signed up. LUC

Awesome service.

Just signed up.

LUC
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-11-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4,630
Views: 347,637
Posted By lucknau
PDX Off-Pavement Ride

Arrive! Just crash the party. Anything publicly posted is a free for all. Show up tomorrow at Coleman's in Gales Creek, Oregon, for example, sometime before 10am.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4,630
Views: 347,637
Posted By lucknau
PDX Off-Pavement Ride

Dual sport. Need a license plate to ride to Manzanita... if that's the plan. Triangulation Point is a fun ride. Wish I could escape my worldly duties and tag along.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,431
Posted By lucknau
Added PinemontOHV_GPS.pdf, accessible via the...

Added PinemontOHV_GPS.pdf, accessible via the links on the first post (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22415155&postcount=1).
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 28,723
Views: 3,521,252
Posted By lucknau
When people talk about installing half OEM and...

When people talk about installing half OEM and half heavy duty clutch springs, what are the heavy duty ones? Is it the EBC CSK34 set?
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28,723
Views: 3,521,252
Posted By lucknau
Replaced my air filter a couple of days ago, and...

Replaced my air filter a couple of days ago, and the plastic filter frame looked melted and the filter itself had absorbed and was retaining a lot of gas. Not sure why. Is it caused by backfiring or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28,723
Views: 3,521,252
Posted By lucknau
Motorcycle suspensions are uncharted territory...

Motorcycle suspensions are uncharted territory for me. I had a conversation with the PO when buying the bike (94SE), who said he'd spent about an hour backing out the preload adjuster till he'd...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2,669
Views: 1,037,791
Posted By lucknau
The 180 version is $50 on Amazon right now. ...

The 180 version is $50 on Amazon right now.

Search for
Knipex 8603180 7-Inch Pliers Wrench
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 28,723
Views: 3,521,252
Posted By lucknau
DR350 Thread

I have 606s now, and I've been liking them for that. The pavement really tears em up fast, though.



I just use motor oil. Work it in till it comes out the other end. You should probably buy a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,431
Posted By lucknau
I agree, the bitmap (JPEG overlaid onto Google...

I agree, the bitmap (JPEG overlaid onto Google Earth, exported as a KMZ file) maps on Google Earth are pretty awesome. They're really easy to make, too. I was really hoping for a phone app that could...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2,669
Views: 1,037,791
Posted By lucknau
Not nearly as convenient as the Matco truck, but...

Not nearly as convenient as the Matco truck, but for what it's worth:
http://www.vimtools.com/Warranty%20Info/DMCO%20VIM%20Tools%20Warranty.pdf
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-24-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21,653
Views: 1,622,001
Posted By lucknau
Me, too, either. Till then...

Me, too, either. Till then...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,669
Views: 1,037,791
Posted By lucknau
The Toolkit Thread

Just got the Vim HBR5 ratchet (an alternative to the Husky wrench that went missing recently from the shelves of Home Depot) in the mail today. Feels sturdy, looks sleek. Both sides are reversible,...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 2,669
Views: 1,037,791
Posted By lucknau
There's also this one, the Vim HBR5, which people...

There's also this one, the Vim HBR5, which people on Amazon have said is pretty near identical to the Husky wrench. Gets good reviews. I've got one enroute to my house at the moment.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-18-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 30,344
Posted By lucknau
If you plan on making food and don't have time to...

If you plan on making food and don't have time to haul it on the trip down, there's a nice grocery and booze store just a hop skip and a jump down the road in Parkdale (here: +45.519783, -121.596878).
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 30,344
Posted By lucknau
I'd be into that. You leaving Thursday morning?

I'd be into that. You leaving Thursday morning?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 241,728
Posted By lucknau
I ran right up to the smoke wall from the fire on...

I ran right up to the smoke wall from the fire on 224 yesterday, trying to head north from 57. Whipped out my camera to take a picture, saw I had a signal, and texted my wife to say I was gonna be a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,476
Posted By lucknau
So does anyone else feel the new TeamOregon licensiing requirements are bulls...

I took the class so I could stop steering by sticking my feet out to the side. And because they made me do it. It's definitely saved at least one of my feet.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,431
Posted By lucknau
Geospatial/Georeferenced PDFs

Looks pretty cool (mobilemaplets). Their archive seems insanely massive. I saw in their ad they had a ski hill mapped. I wonder how that works... Seems that you can draw tracks a lot more...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,431
Posted By lucknau
Geospatial/Georeferenced PDFs

I posted an updated version of the Cle Elem East map today (see links on the first post (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22415155&postcount=1) of this thread), so now both maps should be...
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