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Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,548
Posted By Slaghammer
Might want to check out insurance cost of each...

Might want to check out insurance cost of each before deciding.

Could be quite a difference. :eek1
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,157
Posted By Slaghammer
Battery is toast. Had the exact same situation...

Battery is toast. Had the exact same situation and found the 12 volts was just a " surface charge " with no real CCA(?) to back it up.:cry

Replaced it and all was well.
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,999
Posted By Slaghammer
Check out www.ctek.com (http://www.ctek.com) ...

Check out www.ctek.com (http://www.ctek.com)

I picked a Multi US 3300 based on the many positive reviews about bringing dead batteries back to life.
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,899
Posted By Slaghammer
I've been real happy with my Slime pump. Packs...

I've been real happy with my Slime pump. Packs small.

I've got it wired to plug into the same pigtail hardwired to the battery that I use for the Tender Jr. Don't have to remove seat, side panel...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 21,726
Posted By Slaghammer
One small step in the right direction would be...

One small step in the right direction would be for the magazine writers to stop referring to perfectly good smaller, affordable bikes as " entry level " or " beginners bikes "

.I get really...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,693
Posted By Slaghammer
I think the bigger and heavier the bike, looking...

I think the bigger and heavier the bike, looking where you want to go, instead of where your at helps quite a bit.

Take a look at some videos available and you'll see slow speed precision riders...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,197
Posted By Slaghammer
+1 for 650 V Strom.

+1 for 650 V Strom.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By Slaghammer
I THINK I saw some new styles in the Twisted...

I THINK I saw some new styles in the Twisted Throttles Catalog I picked up at the show a couple weeks ago.

There's one style, more for wind deflection then crash protection that only connects at...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,952
Posted By Slaghammer
I've seen a lot of VERY strange behavior when the...

I've seen a lot of VERY strange behavior when the problem turned out to be the battery itself.

A voltage test may show 12.8 but only be a surface charge and any load causes wierd things to...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-21-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,581
Posted By Slaghammer
Love it !! Bought one new and loved it:clap ...

Love it !! Bought one new and loved it:clap

One possible tip: Might want to do the initial, first time start up using pre mix in the tank until your sure the auto lube is working. Might cost a...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9,125
Views: 3,538,441
Posted By Slaghammer
Just a note that the Nelson Riggs GWR-950 Mini...

Just a note that the Nelson Riggs GWR-950 Mini Rack Pack makes a heck of a nice seat bag. The strap / clip system works great with the rack struts. No bungi cords needed. ( No, I don't work for N.R....
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,731
Posted By Slaghammer
Ask your insurance company to give you a rate for...

Ask your insurance company to give you a rate for a " sport bike " compared to a " dual sport " bike...:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2008, 06:40 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 51,470
Posted By Slaghammer
Thanks for posting the links. I'm not getting an...

Thanks for posting the links. I'm not getting an email notification of replys for some reason.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 1,242,836
Posted By Slaghammer
Fairing rack. www.madstad.com...

Fairing rack. www.madstad.com (http://www.madstad.com)

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2669.jpg

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2637.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 51,470
Posted By Slaghammer
Just lots of misc stuff. ...

Just lots of misc stuff.

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2698.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8,373
Views: 1,970,821
Posted By Slaghammer
Why KLRs are better than boats :lol3 ...

Why KLRs are better than boats :lol3

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2698.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 526
Posted By Slaghammer
KLR 650 Fairing Rack

If you need a place to strap down some extra gear, Madstad Engineering has a fairing mounted rack. Check it out at www.madstad.com (http://www.madstad.com) :clap
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,072
Posted By Slaghammer
I consider the ugly as a built in anti theft...

I consider the ugly as a built in anti theft device :D
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2008, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8,373
Views: 1,970,821
Posted By Slaghammer
Great for fishing too !! :clap ...

Great for fishing too !! :clap

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2642.jpg

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2637.jpg
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Forum: Vendors 12-12-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By Slaghammer
I'm considering a 1000 for my next touring bike...

I'm considering a 1000 for my next touring bike and the LAST thing I want is tube type spoke rims. Changing tubes on the side of the road is a PITA when I can plug a tubeless tire to get to the next...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By Slaghammer
52, is that all ? Your just getting into " The...

52, is that all ? Your just getting into " The cocktail hour of life " :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,993
Posted By Slaghammer
Pink van ? " I dont think so Tim " Let's try the...

Pink van ? " I dont think so Tim " Let's try the 55 CJ. ( The Desert Storm sand color does look Pink though in photos:eek1 ) It's about the same technology as the KLR :D :D :D

...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2007, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,993
Posted By Slaghammer
" Just follow that nice man in the white...

" Just follow that nice man in the white coat....."
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Slaghammer
Been using the MSM spring for a year or so now....

Been using the MSM spring for a year or so now. BIG improvement !! The progressive fork springs didn't seem to provide as much of a benefit as I thought they would UNTIL I installed the MSM spring....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,993
Posted By Slaghammer
Sell your GS and buy a KLR because.....

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2144.jpg :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 ( Just kidding guys !! )
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,776
Posted By Slaghammer
Where in the Bay Area are you located ?

Where in the Bay Area are you located ?
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,070
Posted By Slaghammer
Level it out, put a hinge in the ball and you've...

Level it out, put a hinge in the ball and you've got a fast, portable BBQ. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,023
Posted By Slaghammer
The internet doesn't make one an expert, rather...

The internet doesn't make one an expert, rather it makes them knowledgeable to the common problems specific to the vehicle they own. Buyers don't blame the service manager or the dealership for...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,388
Posted By Slaghammer
Great tire ! Been running them on my Vulcan for...

Great tire ! Been running them on my Vulcan for the last 35,000 miles. My brother was sold on Dunlops for his wing until I bought him a set of 880s. Now he wont use anything else. Good place to...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By Slaghammer
Forgot to mention in my earlier post that I added...

Forgot to mention in my earlier post that I added an inline 3 amp fuse from the float charger. My thinking is that if the charger takes a dump, the 3 amp will blow and not " overcharge " the battery....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By Slaghammer
For the KLR, I wired directly to the battery...

For the KLR, I wired directly to the battery post. I ran a 15 amp inline fuse, accessible without removing seat or sidecover. ( 15 amp fuse to handle Slime air pump ) Connection is via a two prong...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 823,357
Posted By Slaghammer
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/...

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_0610.jpg
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,575
Posted By Slaghammer
Engine layout: longitudinal V-Twin - 750 cc - ...

Engine layout: longitudinal V-Twin - 750 cc - Water cooled - 60+ - H.P.

Design to provide screw type valve adjustment - protected screw on oil filter - screw on cap for oil screen access. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By Slaghammer
Here you go: www.bikebrush.com...

Here you go: www.bikebrush.com (http://www.bikebrush.com)
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2007, 06:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,856
Posted By Slaghammer
Just for fun, try a 16 tooth countershaft...

Just for fun, try a 16 tooth countershaft sprocket on the KLR. The 500 RPM reduction on the highway just seems to make it less busy and more comfortable. If you decide to go another route, how...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2007, 05:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,812
Posted By Slaghammer
You'll like this spring. Big improvement. :clap

You'll like this spring. Big improvement. :clap
Forum: Beasts 12-29-2006, 08:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 26,466
Posted By Slaghammer
First oil & filter change at 35 miles on my KLR....

First oil & filter change at 35 miles on my KLR. LOTS of break in crap in the filter. Sure, the filter will eventually pick up the particles but until it does, that crap is still flowing in the...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2006, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By Slaghammer
Here you go: www.bikebrush.com...

Here you go: www.bikebrush.com (http://www.bikebrush.com) And, no, a baby bottle brush is not the same thing or even a good subsitute.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-06-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Slaghammer
Dont have the site address here but do a search...

Dont have the site address here but do a search for " Silent Sport " packing. I used the " premium " packing with good results on my V & H pipes. Found that by leaving the packing a little loose...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,844
Posted By Slaghammer
You can have...

You can have both...http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/KLRWITHHD.jpg
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