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Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 26,179
Posted By chambersc
Open end caps and V-4's

Oh what a sound. Got the open end caps for the Supertrapps's today. After a quick trip across the buffing stand I had to install them and fire it up. Glorious. Those motors were meant for open end...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 26,179
Posted By chambersc
More progress on the 'trapps

Now I HAVE to do the other side! Open end caps should be here Wednesday.
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Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 26,179
Posted By chambersc
O.C.F.RIDER, that photo of your exhaust has...

O.C.F.RIDER, that photo of your exhaust has inspired me. Set up my buffing arbors back on my grinder today and started working on my Supertrapps again this evening to get a bit more shine out of...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 26,179
Posted By chambersc
I already have his F2 rear shock conversion and...

I already have his F2 rear shock conversion and his F2 wheels conversion. I had decided to have him build these forks and do a cartridge conversion so I shipped them off. Then we had this little...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 26,179
Posted By chambersc
Forks are being a problem

So I want to put a good word in for Jamie at Daugherty Motorsports. He calls me today to tell me my inner fork tubes are crap. Tried straightening them, someone had tried to do it before and had...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,490
Posted By chambersc
Custom lines made

I am doing a restoration/restomod of a 1985 Honda VF700F right now and I just had Galfer brakes do all custom braided stainless hoses for front and rear brakes and the hydraulic clutch. I have to...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By chambersc
I just rebuilt a set of used Suppertrapps for my...

I just rebuilt a set of used Suppertrapps for my Interceptor project and they were STUCK! I tore them down to polish the cans and repack the baffle and I ended up soaking them in Kroil and then using...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,530
Posted By chambersc
Yes, that is the Gable end.

Yes, that is the Gable end.
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,530
Posted By chambersc
Progress

Short hiatus installing the new garage heater Friday.
http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad185/chadchambers/Random%20Junk/451D830D-1358-40C0-8C20-15A694104115_zpshbne34ee.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By chambersc
Final Drive leak

Doing a little routine maintenance today on the 2007 R1200GS and found this. Ive got a final drive leak from somewhere. Not sure where from just yet. The area its coming from looks like it going be...
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,530
Posted By chambersc
Electrical

I plan to run 10/3 to the building from the garage and a small 4 or 8 place service panel in there.

The roof will be a 7/12 pitch for some loft storage.

I have GOT to buy a framing nailer. I...
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,530
Posted By chambersc
Floor Decked

1 1/8th tongue and groove plywood laid today for the floor. Ready for wall framing over Thanksgiving break weekend....
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,530
Posted By chambersc
My fence is built 12 feet from the edge of my...

My fence is built 12 feet from the edge of my property line so I can park my trailer behind it legally. As far as building the shed, when we get to the point of siding it we will remove those two...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,530
Posted By chambersc
A little progress

Floor framed up before the impending snow storm in the morning.
http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad185/chadchambers/shed%20build/EA8452A9-9D24-4BE9-AC5A-A1015DAA21FC_zpsqkmnvdxn.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,819
Posted By chambersc
I have the AFX-41 and I like it. I take the visor...

I have the AFX-41 and I like it. I take the visor off and it doesnt whip in the highway speed winds. With the visor at 70mph it can really jack with your head.
Forum: The Garage 11-08-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,530
Posted By chambersc
Ground Broken

So changes were made and we're off to a good start. My engineer buddy nixed my pole barn for a traditional framed wall building. Set posts 36" in the ground (run wild for now) and will be framed up...
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,530
Posted By chambersc
I agree and I would love to, but physical room...

I agree and I would love to, but physical room back there is the restrictor. We started out just doing an 8x10 pre-built and I talked into building a 12x16 because that's what would fit between the...
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,530
Posted By chambersc
These are creosote coated 6x6 posts. Not just...

These are creosote coated 6x6 posts. Not just treated wood. I plan to auger the hole 3 feet deep although he and I haven't discussed that. And he is an engineer who walked away from engineering about...
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,530
Posted By chambersc
Ironically, the buddy of mine who is helping me...

Ironically, the buddy of mine who is helping me happens to have a structural engineering degree from OSU. So hopefully we're set there. As far as shoring up, no dirt in contact with walls. Floor will...
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,413
Posted By chambersc
We just bought a couple for some of our locations...

We just bought a couple for some of our locations at work (40'). I'll have to keep you in mind if it pops again that we need some more.

Ive always wanted to bury one and build a tiny house on top...
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,530
Posted By chambersc
Pole Barn to clear up the garage

Its time to get crap out of my garage. I currently have right now in my two car garage a large rolling tool chest, a workbench, the wife's car, three motorcycles, an ATV, riding mower, push mower,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 26,179
Posted By chambersc
So O.C.F.Rider, what are your thoughts on RPM for...

So O.C.F.Rider, what are your thoughts on RPM for polishing? Some of those 3/4 hp buffer motors are 3500rpm and others are 1100rpm. Which works best for normal Joe Nobody who does a bit of polishing...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 26,179
Posted By chambersc
Well, that makes me feel better then knowing I...

Well, that makes me feel better then knowing I quick sanded and polished by hand. I had my grinder set up at one time for polishing and that motor just wasn't strong enough. It really didn't like me...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 26,179
Posted By chambersc
Now I feel like I need to go back to polishing.

Now I feel like I need to go back to polishing.
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 26,179
Posted By chambersc
Forward Progression Occurring Again

So finally after six months of sitting, its time to start working on the VF again. Life got in the way, several times, but we're back to tinkering. I was having an issue with the forks and it...
Forum: Vendors 09-24-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 272,891
Posted By chambersc
Replaced both and no issues ONCE I read the...

Replaced both and no issues ONCE I read the directions and realized I had to remove the base first, install it in the housing, and then insert and twist the bulb into the base. I didn't put my bulb...
Forum: Vendors 09-24-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 272,891
Posted By chambersc
Super happy with mine in my '07 R1200GS.Rode home...

Super happy with mine in my '07 R1200GS.Rode home the other night on dirt roads in backwoods Oklahoma and it was dark out. That thing was daylight in front of me. High beam was kick ass, my only...
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 272,891
Posted By chambersc
I don't know what type of headlight the versys...

I don't know what type of headlight the versys has, but try removing the bulb from its base, installing the base in the housing with the clip, and THEN putting the bulb back into the base. Works like...
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 272,891
Posted By chambersc
So I got them installed on my R1200GS last night...

Once again, I'm very happy with the results.

Word of advice, read the directions he sends. Hypothetically speaking, if one would attempt to install these lights without reading the directions...
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 272,891
Posted By chambersc
Customer Service is top notch

I just want to throw out there that I've been dealing with Darryl some via message and on the phone and this cat knows his stuff and is awesome to work with. Did an H4 bulb on my kiddos WR250F for a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-27-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By chambersc
Im game for that. Might be worth finding the dirt...

Im game for that. Might be worth finding the dirt roads between here and there too.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-21-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By chambersc
Im in Enid with an R1200GS and a WR250F. Hit me...

Im in Enid with an R1200GS and a WR250F. Hit me up and we can get out sometime. Know a couple of other GS and dual sport guys around here as well.
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 272,891
Posted By chambersc
That thought never even crossed my mind. That...

That thought never even crossed my mind. That very well may have worked.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By chambersc
I used the Siccass Racing Keyswitch, its a little...

I used the Siccass Racing Keyswitch, its a little high priced but it worked well.
Be mindful that the headlight is AC powered and not DC if you do a conversion to LED like I did.
The Tusk kit...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 272,891
Posted By chambersc
Yeah, the clip just wasn't working out. I tried...

Yeah, the clip just wasn't working out. I tried about every conceivable way to bend, pry, shorten, etc and it was just too big to fit underneath the fan. So I ended up just putting a little dab of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By chambersc
Its done! Works like a champ and I installed one...

Its done! Works like a champ and I installed one of the Cyclops LED headlight bulbs in it (ADV member Off Road Ryder) and man that thing is bright with a lot less current draw....
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 272,891
Posted By chambersc
The bulb fit fine but the clip didn't happen....

The bulb fit fine but the clip didn't happen. There was just no way to make it work the fan. It ended up getting installed with a bit of Toyota Black Sealant and then three very small sheet metal...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,953
Views: 272,891
Posted By chambersc
H4 in WR250F

Rewired DC so I didn't have to use the rectifier. Works awesome. I will be buying a pair of these for my GS soon. Amazing lights. I didn't get a down the road shot last night but I got this one (that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By chambersc
Strobe tail light

Even sunk a police strobe inside the factory tail light for a little extra stopping light power....
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By chambersc
Started the process tonight!

Tusk kit from Rocky Mountain ATV, Shinko 705tires, Trail Tech Vaporspeedo kit, etc. Its on its way to being legal.
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