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Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6,176
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Posted By Gerst
Need LC4 Multi-functional digital speedometer help

I'm attempting to fix an issue I'm having with the Mode and Set buttons. The job would be MUCH easier if I could separate the clear plastic part that holds the LCD from the circuit board that it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 310,163
Posted By Gerst
I live in CO on my 07 640a I run a 155 main 45...

I live in CO on my 07 640a I run a 155 main 45 idle. Ackro pipe & no snorkel. Runs great from Moab to CO passes. A remote adjustable fuel screw helps to dial it in for altitude changes.

As...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
There is a thread, I used it to replace mine. Now...

There is a thread, I used it to replace mine. Now I can't find it, I think it was buried in another thread? I replaced the cam follower bearings at 22,500 miles now I'm at 28,219 miles with no...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
I just did this with 3m professional grade...

I just did this with 3m professional grade rubberized undercoating I picked up at the local auto parts store. Just home from an 7 day trip, made a difference but may add another layer or two.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
I think I have a "spare" somewhere, give me a day...

I think I have a "spare" somewhere, give me a day or two to find it in the mess I call a garage.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 310,163
Posted By Gerst
I guess I've been lucky, I dilute the Simple...

I guess I've been lucky, I dilute the Simple Green. 1 part green 3 parts water and everything always gets a fresh water bath in the sink after cleaning. I've never needed to soak. Thanks for the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 310,163
Posted By Gerst
It's easy enough to remove but you have to "set"...

It's easy enough to remove but you have to "set" it upon reinstallation. While not difficult you'll need a ohm meter and a third hand helps. I just use some Simple Green in a spray bottle and some...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 310,163
Posted By Gerst
It's the Throttle Position Sensor, generally not...

It's the Throttle Position Sensor, generally not to be messed with, ie don't loosen the two screws holding it onto the carb. Of course that's debatable. :D Here's an entrance to the rabbit hole....
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 310,163
Posted By Gerst
I plan on taking the bike and both carbs to a...

I plan on taking the bike and both carbs to a shop with a dyno and EGR, but Iwanted the BST to be working properly first.[/QUOTE]





Please post up the results. I'm sure I'm not the only one...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
Sorry for the bad pics but I think it conveys the...

Sorry for the bad pics but I think it conveys the idea. The wheel thingy is kind of bulky but it's lockable, just a smidgen of protection. Everything is available from RAM mounts.

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
I'm using one from this site. I like it, durable...

I'm using one from this site. I like it, durable and much brighter. I just linked to the first one I found, check to make sure it replaces your model....
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,965
Posted By Gerst
Thanks for posting this Dadodirt! We left during...

Thanks for posting this Dadodirt! We left during the start of an epic spring storm as my skiing buddies rubbed it in with pics. What wasn't mentioned is that our tow vehicle was only a few days old...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,965
Posted By Gerst
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 09:45 PM
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Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
Lots of good info here...

Lots of good info here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=286283
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 28,651
Posted By Gerst
I hope someone can link to the thread, I don't...

I hope someone can link to the thread, I don't remember where I found it, but I have read where the High Flow air box cover is supposed to be used WITH a modified (I think) stock air box cover.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
7/16" threaded rod. Came in a 12" length, cut it...

7/16" threaded rod. Came in a 12" length, cut it to fit, about 5"

7/16" x 1 1/4" washers

7/16" coarse thread nuts

I used a seal puller and a thin piece of metal (to protect the bike) to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
I replaced the frame linkage bearings today. I...

I replaced the frame linkage bearings today. I used the above mentioned technique, threaded rod 4 washers 3 nuts. Worked like a charm.

Before this bike I had almost zero mechanical experience,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Gerst
Success!

Finally got some free time to wrap this up. As suggested I used an unused keyed power source, the parking lamp. There was an unused rocker switch on the dash (from the previous owner). I ran the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Gerst
Thanks for all the replies. My washing machine...

Thanks for all the replies. My washing machine sprung a leak this morning :kboomspent all day trying to fix it only to determine I need a new one.


When I get back to the bike I'll try MJSs...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Gerst
illumination question (640a)

Awhile back I upgraded both lights on my 640 to 35w HIDs. The light output is great, couldn't be happier. The problem is when switching from low beam to high I'm in the dark for a few seconds while...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
I'm in Durango CO, just off the TAT. I have a...

I'm in Durango CO, just off the TAT. I have a garage, feeler gauge and torque wrench. You're welcome to use. PM for more info.

Gerst :freaky
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-25-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 996
Posted By Gerst
Thanks taos!!! I just got back. Had a great...

Thanks taos!!!
I just got back. Had a great trip thanks to your tips. :clap Camped at Comales site 6 it was clean, quiet and convenient. Rode your 182. 492, 8 loop but added 13 and 5, nice ride. Ran...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-20-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 996
Posted By Gerst
Need Sipapu/angle fire tracks

Just found out I have the next few days off thinking of a northern NM trip. Just looking for some single track. Any tracks appreciated as is camping tips, if I can camp fish and ride from one spot...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
The last 2 times I've had my rocker cover off...

The last 2 times I've had my rocker cover off I've used Hondabond ht as mentioned here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=112127 with good results.

FYI if you use a small tool with a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 62,014
Posted By Gerst
Thanks Ben, had a great time! Met some...

Thanks Ben, had a great time!

Met some great peeps, the "camp group" Mike, Don, Rick & George (heal up). And thanks to Chad who loaned a bike out and gave me some much needed oil. Can't wait to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 62,014
Posted By Gerst
I just got next Friday off work! Count me in,...

I just got next Friday off work! Count me in, PayPal to follow when I get home tonight.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8,957
Views: 1,956,554
Posted By Gerst
I recently ran across this...

I recently ran across this http://www.midwestme.com/pages/productinfo.html
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
Thanks for all the tips for removing the swingarm...

Thanks for all the tips for removing the swingarm bolt. I got it out Saturday. It took a fairly hard whack with the 3lb hammer and brass drift to move it. I had to drive it the whole way out. It was...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
Thanks for the tips, I'm known for applying...

Thanks for the tips, I'm known for applying excessive force :evil so I've been gentle. I soaked it all day yesterday with penetrating oil, gave it a few "soft" taps with a brass drift and a 3lb...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
A quick microfiche search shows different part...

A quick microfiche search shows different part numbers for the 01 and 03 rocker arm assemblies. So I'd say no, but I'm no expert either. :D

Here's where I checked http://www.munnracing.com/
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
Swingarm

I'm removing the swingarm or trying to.

I removed the nut on the left side of the bolt and tried to push the bolt out from the left to the right side of the bike. No budge. So I put the nut back...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 239,940
Posted By Gerst
Thanks Minky, best present so far!!!

Thanks Minky, best present so far!!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 239,940
Posted By Gerst
I say the reason is because 7/11 is my...

I say the reason is because 7/11 is my birthday!!!! Guess what's on the top of the list :D
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,640
Posted By Gerst
1 more vote for Laramie LC4(8)!:freaky

1 more vote for Laramie LC4(8)!:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8,957
Views: 1,956,554
Posted By Gerst
I had a similar issue recently. Luckily all I...

I had a similar issue recently. Luckily all I needed was a new pin and brake pads. With the wheel off it's pretty simple to move the brake pads on the pin to check for wear. I waited 25,000 miles and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8,957
Views: 1,956,554
Posted By Gerst
If you need a longer decomp cable call motion...

If you need a longer decomp cable call motion pro, just tell them how much longer you want it and they'll make one to your spec, for a reasonable price.

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
For the leak I'd start here...

For the leak I'd start here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=102920

I believe the sole purpose of the right side glass is to see the timing mark
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl Like the cut out...

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

Like the cut out panels, did you use a template or just follow the sub frame? Any issues? Anything you'd do different?

Thanks, Gerst
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6,176
Views: 1,121,420
Posted By Gerst
Got any pics (link or e-mail) of how/where you...

Got any pics (link or e-mail) of how/where you mounted the fuse block?
Thanks,
Gerst
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4,658
Views: 1,161,959
Posted By Gerst
I know it's not a pic but can we nominate this...

I know it's not a pic but can we nominate this for front page material? This IS what ADVrider is to me, a brotherhood of strangers.:freaky
Thanks John,
Gerst
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