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Forum: Equipment 08-23-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,234
Posted By justlookin
I would say that if you are considering only...

I would say that if you are considering only these two brands - I would decide how important waterproof is on your list of requirements. I quit using my GL over the lack of waterproof but if you...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,133
Posted By justlookin
Just got back from a week in the UP and use a...

Just got back from a week in the UP and use a very similar packing strategy. I keep a list of packed items in my tank bag and every night I try to mark each item with a dot that I did not use . Find...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By justlookin
Leatt 5.5

I am about your size and have gone through a lot of chest protectors and also the vest style. The vests were always hot and I always questioned the side impact protection for ribs with a flexible...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By justlookin
Cannonshot, Your tracks are my mission,...

Cannonshot,

Your tracks are my mission, leaving in the morning and can't wait! Thanks for your hard work and advice - I will take my bug netted hammock.:D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-07-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By justlookin
Thanks for the advice guys - I am an experienced...

Thanks for the advice guys - I am an experienced hammock camper - just didn't know what to expect for bugs and temps. Guess I was hoping it would be cool enough to keep the mosquitoes at bay and I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-07-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By justlookin
Michigan hammock camping question

Heading to the UP this weekend and intend to hammock camp. I'd like some input as to which way to pack. I would like to take my bare bones hammock and light 40 degree bag but if mosquitoes are a...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-29-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,873
Posted By justlookin
Cannonshot, I want to thank you in advance for...

Cannonshot,
I want to thank you in advance for these tracks. Three of us are going to ride up from Ohio Aug 9th and take a week to get it done. Been planning this trip for several months and just...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,571
Posted By justlookin
Did this job about a year ago to my WRR. If you...

Did this job about a year ago to my WRR. If you have ever split the cases on a four stroke - really no tricks to this engine. Take pictures if you need to - align crank and cam marks and take picture...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By justlookin
Also check the centrifugal switch and the Klixon...

Also check the centrifugal switch and the Klixon - being a wood saw, the switch is held open while running - I have seen sawdust get into the open contacts and then hold the switch open when it stops...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By justlookin
I am a longtime Shoei guy and used a Hornet DS...

I am a longtime Shoei guy and used a Hornet DS helmet and was disappointed with it. Bought my first Arai XD4 and it fit tightly. Thing felt like a torture device and I could only stand to wear it for...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By justlookin
No, I was thinking plastic dirt bike tank. Sounds...

No, I was thinking plastic dirt bike tank. Sounds like your setup will work better
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By justlookin
Think I would worry about pulling the mounting...

Think I would worry about pulling the mounting nuts out of the plastic tank with the extra weight and pull. I have pulled them out just dropping the bike.
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,288
Posted By justlookin
Iron Pony in Columbus Ohio has an absolute pile...

Iron Pony in Columbus Ohio has an absolute pile of riding gear, helmets etc. I have bought a lot of close out gear there - worth a look
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,246
Posted By justlookin
+1 Junk

+1 Junk
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By justlookin
Mine is a 306 now and I have installed the switch...

Mine is a 306 now and I have installed the switch on it to allow running 2 maps - basically just shuts off the autotune and runs off the PCV base map in one position and allows the autotune to adjust...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By justlookin
Had another thought. Are you chopping the...

Had another thought. Are you chopping the throttle and allowing the engine to decal. I quit doing that while tuning because I found big swings in the low throttle opening - higher revs cells. Guess...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By justlookin
I am no expert but I am running the same setup...

I am no expert but I am running the same setup and am very happy with the way mine runs. I played with mine endlessly over a year ago and now I just basically have forgotten about it and let it do...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-31-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,394
Posted By justlookin
Files received. Thank you for all your hard work...

Files received. Thank you for all your hard work David.
Forum: Americas 05-28-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By justlookin
Did the trip in 2010 from central Ohio - 8400...

Did the trip in 2010 from central Ohio - 8400 miles total and $1200. Tried to hotel every 3 days and traveled alone so no one else to split expenses with. I am sure bike expenses will affect the...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By justlookin
Thanks

Thanks for the heads up. I currently have the Spot and just canceled the $180 annual subscription. The Spot has always done well for me and happily I have never needed it, although I always thought...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,132
Posted By justlookin
Something that really helped my tailbone pain was...

Something that really helped my tailbone pain was changing my upper body position. Moving the bars forward allowed getting my back out of the vertical position. This helped me use my sit bones better...
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,411
Posted By justlookin
When you replace the sprockets and chain Yamaha...

When you replace the sprockets and chain Yamaha recommends that the countershaft sprocket nut be replaced. They are not all that expensive and that thin collar on top of the nut originally had an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,423,990
Posted By justlookin
Exhaust valves tend to run significantly hotter...

Exhaust valves tend to run significantly hotter from the constant blast of hot exhaust. Intakes get a cooling charge every cycle.
Glad you are going to replace the rings - let us know if she is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,423,990
Posted By justlookin
Vico1, I am curious how your plug looks -...

Vico1,

I am curious how your plug looks - oily deposits or relatively clean? I am no expert but I would think the plug would look good if exhaust guides were bad. My experience with old V8's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,693
Posted By justlookin
I have both bikes and I can tell you that...

I have both bikes and I can tell you that although I really have enjoyed my WRR and have put a lot of miles on it I have also put an absolute pile of money in it trying to get more power from the...
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,991
Posted By justlookin
Molex crimper

HTR1031C Molex crimper is what I use for these connectors. Very expensive new but I have found them occasionally on Ebay over the years for good prices. Last one was $15 shipped to the door and...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-29-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By justlookin
Thanks Jerry

Really appreciate your contributions. Living in Ohio I love going west every year or two looking for dirt - you have given me a lot to look at in Google Earth and plan another ride :D I hope to move...
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By justlookin
Kind of what I expected to hear. If you did not...

Kind of what I expected to hear. If you did not have issue with the rebound action of the forks, I would just leave the cartridge alone.
I would not recommend trying to run a heavier viscosity oil...
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By justlookin
I would like to see minimal oil down the side of...

I would like to see minimal oil down the side of the shaft, have seen many cartridges with a lot of side to side play and oil spraying as rod is being extended.
You are probably right about the...
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By justlookin
For the castellated area I would gently...

For the castellated area I would gently straighten them with a small flat screwdriver slipped up between the castellation and the shaft and levered smooth. Then I used a open end wrench across the...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By justlookin
Been a few years since I had that style of forks...

Been a few years since I had that style of forks apart but , take nuts off and remove the plastic tube on the shaft. There is a collar mounted to the shaft below the plastic - it is retained to the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,114
Posted By justlookin
Learned the same lesson years ago working under...

Learned the same lesson years ago working under the dash of a '65 Mustang. Couple of years later before I could wear my watch again on that wrist - little bit of sweat and it would break out.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,423,990
Posted By justlookin
Thank you - I won't lose it again :D

Thank you - I won't lose it again :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7,261
Views: 1,423,990
Posted By justlookin
90 degree fuel fitting

Can someone tell me where to find a 90 degree fuel pump fitting for my 500 xcw. I saw a picture on one of these 500 threads - could have even been the 350 thread. Looked like a banjo fitting that...
Forum: Americas 02-08-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By justlookin
If you are coming down the coast and are...

If you are coming down the coast and are interested in history - I would recommend Mystic Seaport in CT. I have not been there in lots of years and I am sure much has changed since I was last there...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By justlookin
I have the Motion Pro aluminum spoon/wrench...

I have the Motion Pro aluminum spoon/wrench combo. I carry 3 sizes with me always - I like to use 3 irons when changing tires anyway. These 3 wrenches fit my WRR, XRR,CRF and KTM. I love the light...
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,263
Posted By justlookin
I would recommend either T8 or T5 fluorescent...

I would recommend either T8 or T5 fluorescent strip fixtures. Don't know what part of the country you are in but if cold temps are a concern then be sure to pay attention to the fixtures start temp...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By justlookin
Installed traffic lights for many years and was...

Installed traffic lights for many years and was supposed to be UV treated. You could beat on them with a hammer when new and could not break them but after a few years hanging they would break into...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 26,112
Posted By justlookin
Maybe good enough for rain

Bought my Drift Ghost for an upcoming trip last October - KAT - raining when I left home and rained about every day. Had the camera turned off but in the mount for the trip from Ohio to Kentucky and...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 01-05-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,760
Posted By justlookin
Many Thanks

Jordan,

Thanks to you for your tracks. I love riding in Utah but being from Ohio, I don't get out there but every few years - and these tracks will make it so much easier to plan. I would like...
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