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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By darkstarmoto
Cam chain my guess, it gets quieter when you rev...

Cam chain my guess, it gets quieter when you rev the engine because the slack is pulled tighter.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 05:48 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
Dang but it takes a long time to fuel that up...

Dang but it takes a long time to fuel that up doesn't it?
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By darkstarmoto
My guess is elbow sliders...type "The new elbow...

My guess is elbow sliders...type "The new elbow slider developed for Bradl" into your favorite search engine, the pic is very similar.
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 81,503
Posted By darkstarmoto
I don't comment on many of the ride reports I...

I don't comment on many of the ride reports I read...but I have to on this one. So glad you didn't wait another year...and were able to experience the ride with Lola. So heartbreaking but...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By darkstarmoto
If it's having trouble actually turning over the...

If it's having trouble actually turning over the clutch pack could be froze up.
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By darkstarmoto
Yeah the insulator is the tell tale, but that...

Yeah the insulator is the tell tale, but that plug looks pretty normal.
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 164,808
Posted By darkstarmoto
Go with the 3, you can always adjust to suit. If...

Go with the 3, you can always adjust to suit. If the 2 are too short for her to adjust to see clearly behind her you're stuck will you get teh 3's.
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By darkstarmoto
Question Measuring fork dust wiper shields?

Not sure if this is the proper forum for this but here goes anyways because I need someone who is smarter than I to weigh in on this. I'm know how to measure the oil seal, but I can't find a...
Forum: Canada 04-07-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 14,834
Posted By darkstarmoto
Melt...melt....melt...:clap

Melt...melt....melt...:clap
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By darkstarmoto
I know this isn't an answer per say but it might...

I know this isn't an answer per say but it might help.
http://www.toddfun.com/2012/08/25/craftsman-oil-free-air-compressor-rebuild/

My guess would be the bearings on the connecting rod are toast.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
LOL...maybe he's trying to get them dry?

LOL...maybe he's trying to get them dry?
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,660
Posted By darkstarmoto
Interesting idea, but in the video it looks like...

Interesting idea, but in the video it looks like he drove that home into some pretty hard soil. I guess depending on where you're stuck and how well compacted the ground you are driving into would...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By darkstarmoto
Ugh...I wanted to order another TT battery this...

Ugh...I wanted to order another TT battery this spring too. Sorry to see he's closed up shop.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By darkstarmoto
If you have Windows 7, use Snipping Tool in the...

If you have Windows 7, use Snipping Tool in the Accessories folder.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By darkstarmoto
Route 555 in SE Ohio is pretty awesome, watch out...

Route 555 in SE Ohio is pretty awesome, watch out for some of the blind turns! I have some GPS routes running from just west of Philly out to the GP we have ridden. There's also the Northern route up...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5,980
Views: 903,473
Posted By darkstarmoto
^^ Ouch!

^^ Ouch!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-03-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
^^ Crap! I better get on the ball.

^^ Crap! I better get on the ball.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-26-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
Don't worry SP...you can just not use the hand...

Don't worry SP...you can just not use the hand ferry and cross the old fashioned way. I'll bring the camera! :D

If the routing is what I think it is...there's some snowmobile trails that are more...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-25-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
6.3 Acerbis tank, Kreiga Overland 30 bags, cush...

6.3 Acerbis tank, Kreiga Overland 30 bags, cush hub and 4 riding partners on MUCH bigger bikes to carry my extra crap! That and planning at least 1 oil change along the way and she's pretty much...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-25-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
Oh well then I may as well throw some knobs on...

Oh well then I may as well throw some knobs on the MultiStrada. Who wants to see a Ducati get dirty?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-25-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
Nice, that's what my 1st map looks like. Cool. :D

Nice, that's what my 1st map looks like. Cool. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
^^ Nope, I got ya and I keep reconfiguring my...

^^ Nope, I got ya and I keep reconfiguring my guess at the mapping as we go. :evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
890km on Sunday?? I'm sure I'm misunderstanding...

890km on Sunday?? I'm sure I'm misunderstanding that....:eek1

So RRee not ending in Fort Coulonge now?
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,663
Posted By darkstarmoto
^^ I thought same thing....spec says it's for 2...

^^ I thought same thing....spec says it's for 2 stroke spark plugs.
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,663
Posted By darkstarmoto
That is pretty trick.

That is pretty trick.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-22-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
Nice!! Got a little bump in distance too. Man I...

Nice!! Got a little bump in distance too. Man I thought I had the route kinda figured out based on an earlier post and my OCD.
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By darkstarmoto
Sweet! A reason (like I really needed one) to run...

Sweet! A reason (like I really needed one) to run back out to CO!!
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5,980
Views: 903,473
Posted By darkstarmoto
Where's your rear tire adjusted too? Having the...

Where's your rear tire adjusted too? Having the tire way forward in the swingarm can make it feel weird too...I purposely try to run mine as far back as I can and still have a touch of adjustment to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By darkstarmoto
I had a Lynx on my Husky 610 and it was VERY nice...

I had a Lynx on my Husky 610 and it was VERY nice in quality. Once installed it is quite rigid, no vibrations and awesome wind protection on the highway.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-19-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
I know this will sound silly, but pick up a kids...

I know this will sound silly, but pick up a kids kickball or a volleyball...deflate it mostly till it fits inside the helmet. Strap it in and then slowly inflate it till it's good and tight in there...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5,980
Views: 903,473
Posted By darkstarmoto
Based on your previous post, you didn't have an...

Based on your previous post, you didn't have an issue until after the 80hr mark? Fixed the swingarm bearings and it was better for awhile and now is wonky again? Can you describe the issue?
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,359
Posted By darkstarmoto
IMHO If you really are concerned about air flow,...

IMHO If you really are concerned about air flow, forget waterproof built in liners. Just get a decent riding pant that has the protection level you are comfortable with and then buy a pair of...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,025
Posted By darkstarmoto
This was the same scenario the 1st time I had an...

This was the same scenario the 1st time I had an overheat shutdown, I had placed the phone in the clear map pocket on top of my tank bag. I found later that putting a piece of white paper in the map...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-12-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
If you're using your phone or pad device as...

If you're using your phone or pad device as back-up (or even your primary) you may want to look into GPSKit App by Garafa. It works offline, you can have many different map profiles and it works with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-07-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
I had a 606 on the rear of my 530...it's decent,...

I had a 606 on the rear of my 530...it's decent, but it looks gnarlier than it works if that makes sense. I didn't feel it hooked up really well....BUT I've never used it on these kind of road/trail...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-07-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
Quick question for RRee...I'm shopping tires as...

Quick question for RRee...I'm shopping tires as we are riding up from SE PA, would a Metz Sahara be a decent choice for the rear (on the trail, I know it will be OK for ride up)? I have the front...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-07-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
Although true...just power it by battery and...

Although true...just power it by battery and you're golden. It runs all day and then some on 1 set of AA's.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-06-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
Yes...I use one as my primary and it's never let...

Yes...I use one as my primary and it's never let me down yet. Handles track files easily.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By darkstarmoto
Gotcha...wasn't thinking about the load it's...

Gotcha...wasn't thinking about the load it's holding down.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-30-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 39,748
Posted By darkstarmoto
^^ Nice! Wonder if my studded tires would last on...

^^ Nice! Wonder if my studded tires would last on the ride up from PA??? :wink:
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