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Forum: Orange Crush 08-03-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Douf
When using these, I buy two sets of (thin)...

When using these, I buy two sets of (thin) Renthal grips and use the throttle - larger internal diameter - grip on both sides. Then the clutch side can be wrapped with a decent thichness insulating...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Douf
I suspect there's no limit. I had my '05 bike...

I suspect there's no limit. I had my '05 bike done in 2012. It's a safety issue and therefore a mandatory recall, so they'll be more than happy to do it. Your symptoms sound identical to my bike. The...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,017
Posted By Douf
Cpmodem

Cpmodem
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,458
Posted By Douf
My excuse: I was already old when I bought...

My excuse: I was already old when I bought it....:lol3

http://i700.photobucket.com/albums/ww7/pbreakwell/disco_1005_zps30ab8355.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,883
Posted By Douf
I wonder if the Chinese stuff is what killed the...

I wonder if the Chinese stuff is what killed the waranty deal?

Fwiw Gerbings had a booth at Atlanta's bike show a couple of years ago, where I purchased a jacket and gloves. At the time I had no...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,259
Posted By Douf
Give me another day and I'll post one myself...

Give me another day and I'll post one myself :deal

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=976710&highlight=roadcrafter
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,259
Posted By Douf
I assumed it was posted ironically, since the...

I assumed it was posted ironically, since the 1190RRRRambler was sitting right below on a 'Cruiserlift' (tm) :deal

Douf
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,259
Posted By Douf
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,259
Posted By Douf
You'll need to save up quicker - Wonway changes...

You'll need to save up quicker - Wonway changes bikes every year :deal

Douf
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,384
Posted By Douf
Oh no you di-int :webers Douf

Oh no you di-int :webers

Douf
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By Douf
Uship.com An inmate in Az bought my Transalp...

Uship.com

An inmate in Az bought my Transalp and used this service to ship it from Atlanta.

I guess it's a complete crap shoot who you get to transport the bike.

However, the guy that picked...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-15-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By Douf
Might go against all your better instincts, but...

Might go against all your better instincts, but try HD.

They had Gerbings temp controller and splitters that I needed. Weren't any more expensive than Gerbings and even had a nice little bar and...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-14-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,694
Posted By Douf
:lol3 Well played. Douf

:lol3

Well played.

Douf
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,101
Posted By Douf
I submerged my klr and hydrolocked it. It...

I submerged my klr and hydrolocked it. It wouldn't turn over when I - mistakenly in retrospect - tried to get it running. A few months later the con rod snapped and punched a hole through the cases....
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,101
Posted By Douf
The guys that are advising you to get your oil...

The guys that are advising you to get your oil level checking procedure down, speak the truth. It's highly likely to be the cause of your anguish, so you should get that dialed in before worrying...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Douf
There's reference to a KTM TSB (KTM Technical...

There's reference to a KTM TSB (KTM Technical Bulletin TB 0554 July 11, 2005) in this thread, along with a few other useful tidbits:
...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 326,092
Posted By Douf
As far as I could tell, everyone is throttle...

As far as I could tell, everyone is throttle happy in SA :lol3

Some pretty nice sportbike roads in your neck of the woods too.

Douf
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,547,604
Posted By Douf
The Road King purchase has provided adequate...

The Road King purchase has provided adequate opportunity to trot that one out on a fairly regular basis....

Douf
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,547,604
Posted By Douf
You are - of course - absoultely correct. If I...

You are - of course - absoultely correct. If I wanted to go any faster, I'd get some riding lessons! It's not the 950 that's the limiting factor on the street, and there are at least two guys posting...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,547,604
Posted By Douf
Hey precious: in your list of well used bikes,...

Hey precious: in your list of well used bikes, you apparently forgot to mention the one owner, low mileage 'never raced' RC8 garage queen :norton...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 326,092
Posted By Douf
+1 but with a Transalp. Can't see what all the...

+1 but with a Transalp. Can't see what all the fuss with the Honda is other than nostalgia. Got a bit more power than the Klr, suspension/chassis ain't much better and both japanese bikes are woeful...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,374
Posted By Douf
Never heard of it. However, if you google the...

Never heard of it. However, if you google the material safety data sheet,
http://contrails.free.fr/temp/NPG+_MSDS.PDF
it looks like it's a combination of ~70% ethylene glycol, ~30% propylene...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,374
Posted By Douf
Engine Ice boiling temperature isn't any higher...

Engine Ice boiling temperature isn't any higher than 50/50 Ethylene Glycol and is not considerably higher than even straight water. The 'mixture' portion of either 50/50 is worth about ~+10F over...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-16-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,694
Posted By Douf
Right on! Btw is your heated seat working ok...

Right on!

Btw is your heated seat working ok now, princess? :norton

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=959527

Douf
Forum: Orange Crush 04-15-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,566
Posted By Douf
Been doing a bit of research on Bluetooth...

Been doing a bit of research on Bluetooth recently as a means to keep the wife occupied/happy on - gasp - the Road King. The Q1 Scala device isn't particularity expensive and seems to get pretty good...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,711
Posted By Douf
+1. It's more than just numbers. The 1050 Speed...

+1. It's more than just numbers. The 1050 Speed Triple has been mentioned a couple of times; the first 1050 I rode was a Tiger. It was obviously faster than my 955 s3, but it was too refined. It...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-11-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,374
Posted By Douf
If you like pointlessly throwing your money away...

If you like pointlessly throwing your money away - and as a Harley owner I obviously speak from experience - it's a great choice...

People will come out of the woodwork claiming it's a miricle...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,160
Posted By Douf
In Progressive's installation instructions, was...

In Progressive's installation instructions, was there any requirement to do a motor alignment on your bike? A guy with an 09 streetglide on the HD forum was enquiring about the adjustment procedure....
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,595
Posted By Douf
I assume you've encountered these conditions in...

I assume you've encountered these conditions in Kansas? In which case just deal with it: it's always windy as hell.

Look on the bright side: at least you're on something with a bit of power. In...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By Douf
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=96...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=966074
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,633
Posted By Douf
Fwiw I believe it's possible to use the Brembo...

Fwiw I believe it's possible to use the Brembo caliper set up from an '08/up HD touring bike on some Sportsters. Apparently it's a direct bolt on for the dual front discs. I recently did a similar...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,398
Posted By Douf
+1 OP has made enough references to riding...

+1

OP has made enough references to riding further afield than the local canyon. Something sporting with more long range comfort (Multistrada?) would probably be a better bet. Might also give him...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Douf
If you're hell bent on replacing it with...

If you're hell bent on replacing it with something similar, MS21266 Grommet edging is used to prevent cable chafing, typically in airborne applications.
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,160
Posted By Douf
+1 on the factory manual. Btw surdyke.com usually...

+1 on the factory manual. Btw surdyke.com usually has 20% off official HD products, although be warned it takes a few days to get the stuff.

As far as vehicle alignment is concerned, there are two...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By Douf
That's good to know. Thanks for the feedback....

That's good to know. Thanks for the feedback. :thumb
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By Douf
No idea who these guys are, but they appear to...

No idea who these guys are, but they appear to have what you want.....

http://www.theoringstore.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=368_12_37
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,160
Posted By Douf
Took it out for a brief road test last night;...

Took it out for a brief road test last night; vibration wasn't noticibly different :norton

Also tried the new tires (Metzeler 880s), which - even at the moderate road test speeds - tracked much...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,160
Posted By Douf
Amen to that. The Metzeler ME888s that just...

Amen to that. The Metzeler ME888s that just replaced stock 13k+ mile Dunlops on my RK have done more to improve the ride than Progessive's monotubes\944 shocks that were used to rejuvenate the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,160
Posted By Douf
You're right. At the end of the day, a Harley is...

You're right. At the end of the day, a Harley is what it is. No amount of tinkering is going to make it feel like something that weighs half as much. Since buying my '05 about 6 months ago, it's been...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,160
Posted By Douf
Yeah, I'd got as far as assuming a laser level...

Yeah, I'd got as far as assuming a laser level would be the obvious solution, but hadn't considered how to utilize it. Thanks for the tip.

Douf
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