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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 140,565
Posted By Wadester
As a comment on the QR thing - where is the...

As a comment on the QR thing - where is the information on proper use? Last new complete bike I bought came with only a very generic "user's guide" that was more about wearing a helmet and riding...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 140,565
Posted By Wadester
Not true:...

Not true: http://www.adventurecycling.org/resources/blog/a-brief-history-of-fatbikes/

I know that here in sand land I have been running the fattest tires I could find since I started MTB back in...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,918,389
Posted By Wadester
Britannia Composites Lynx. Excellent wind...

Britannia Composites Lynx. Excellent wind control and lighting - plus an easily customizable dash mount area:

http://www.britanniacomposites.com/index.php/productmenu/lynxmenu
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16,380
Views: 2,603,899
Posted By Wadester
Hitting on both sides of you.

Hitting on both sides of you.
Forum: Vendors 03-19-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 263,134
Posted By Wadester
+1 to this. I am in for a pre-order when...

+1 to this. I am in for a pre-order when available.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 166,791
Posted By Wadester
Kinda like in the old movie "then came bronson": ...

Kinda like in the old movie "then came bronson":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-k2ZI125DPk (embedding disabled)

Check it at about 2:45, where his sportster suddenly loses 1 cylinder and 2...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
Re: the HF "350lb dirt bike stand" ...

Re: the HF "350lb dirt bike stand"

http://www.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/i/m/image_4681.jpg



Yeah, you definitely got a bad one. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
Yeah, that's what I did - but a newer trick I...

Yeah, that's what I did - but a newer trick I have learned is to go look up the OEM part number ( 26261-14D10 ) and google search that. Partzilla is $39.81, but Partzilla also lists all the things...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
Well, an OEM is "only" $45.21+S&H from RockyMtAtv...

Well, an OEM is "only" $45.21+S&H from RockyMtAtv if you're in a hurry. But if you want to go used/Ebay I waited a few months for one to come up and paid $25 shipped.
<table class="listTable"...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
I recall a thread somewhere by a guy tuning one...

I recall a thread somewhere by a guy tuning one of these to a kick-only DR. Can't find it now - but here's his supplier:

http://www.ecotrons.com/products/small_engine_fuel_injection_kit/
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4,756
Views: 661,745
Posted By Wadester
You have to match the valve/connection to the gas...

You have to match the valve/connection to the gas family -

http://www.concoa.com/cgachart.html

But that is mostly Oxygen, Fuel, Inert. and many special types like Nitrous.

The cylinder does...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
Hmm. Metric pitch is the distance from one...

Hmm. Metric pitch is the distance from one thread to the next, both are 1.25

The pictures are at least of the different diameters rather than a stock shot, should be the real thing -

The 14mm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
Yes, I had noticed that. For the frame, since no...

Yes, I had noticed that. For the frame, since no moving parts and it seals on the shoulder - should be good. Plus it's nominally shorter - tho the magnet goes up further.

The engine, now, that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
Not too long ago, someone posted thread sizes of...

Not too long ago, someone posted thread sizes of engine and frame drain plugs:

Engine: M14x1.25

Frame: M12x1.25

I plan on buying these magnetic versions:
...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 35,263
Posted By Wadester
Lithium batteries are fine for this application -...

Lithium batteries are fine for this application - with the usual tradeoffs of weight and cost.

Charging of lithium batteries can be more complex, but a pack that is equipped a protection circuit...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,498
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 346,768
Posted By Wadester
"I sued Home Depot 'Cause they sold me a...

"I sued Home Depot
'Cause they sold me a hammer
Which they knew I might drop on my toes "
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,918,389
Posted By Wadester
"DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide) is a member of...

"DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide) is a member of the toluene chemical family"

Ya'll remember toluene? Main ingredient in model glue that twits used to sniff. "An important industrial solvent".
...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 35,263
Posted By Wadester
No CPAP I know of has an internal battery to...

No CPAP I know of has an internal battery to charge. That cord is to operate the unit from a "cigarette lighter" power socket.

Part of the point I was trying to make was that as long as your...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 35,263
Posted By Wadester
All CPAP machines operate on DC, and control...

All CPAP machines operate on DC, and control pressure by controlling voltage to the motor. They can only power the motor to the max DC voltage supplied - so if your setpoint is at the top of the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3,996
Views: 638,139
Posted By Wadester
Christmas! That's what we call red & green chile...

Christmas! That's what we call red & green chile together. I'm diggin' the green - and it would look nice all green - but it's cool as is.
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 35,263
Posted By Wadester
You are right that the machine is just an...

You are right that the machine is just an appliance - a supercharger! - only the mask and exhale valve/hose section could be contaminated.

But your hose and mask only last 2-4 months? I'm running...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-19-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,996
Posted By Wadester
Here it is: ...

Here it is:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=762001

http://s017.radikal.ru/i406/1202/9b/faeac2f9a847.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,996
Views: 638,139
Posted By Wadester
Yes, the BW lights get AC power, both head and...

Yes, the BW lights get AC power, both head and tail. DC is supplied to the battery and ignition.

An incandescent filament flows both ways, and is hot enough that you can't see the power going to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3,996
Views: 638,139
Posted By Wadester
That looks like the right base. and it should...

That looks like the right base. and it should work with the stock socket. My only concern would be how it deals with heat. Reading the ad, is it 3W total, or 15 (or 18)x3W? 45W might be a bit hot...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3,996
Views: 638,139
Posted By Wadester
I'm using Krylon Fusion (for plastics). There's...

I'm using Krylon Fusion (for plastics). There's a lot of comments about plastic tanks and paint out there - and it's not clear what's up. Reading between the lines, I think that (as with any paint...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3,996
Views: 638,139
Posted By Wadester
Tank, post paint; ...

Tank, post paint;

http://i478.photobucket.com/albums/rr147/wadesterNM/IMG_5250s.jpg

http://i478.photobucket.com/albums/rr147/wadesterNM/IMG_5249s.jpg

I think I need to go after the "decal"...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,996
Views: 638,139
Posted By Wadester
On another front, I was inspired a while back...

On another front, I was inspired a while back when an inmate posted that he had modded an XT skid plate to fit the BW.

I have found that Partzilla will tell you all the things a specific part will...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,996
Views: 638,139
Posted By Wadester
I've been working on the gas tank that came...

I've been working on the gas tank that came along with my BW350. It had a rattlecan paint job when I got it - and looked like this after a quick citristrip job:
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
Thank you 2Bold2GetOld! I was being too picture...

Thank you 2Bold2GetOld! I was being too picture oriented - didn't even glance at that flow chart, but it says exactly what I wanted to know!



Yeah, and that's what had me confused. Stock...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
Here's a better tool tube clamp - you can use the...

Here's a better tool tube clamp - you can use the clamp bolts as the mount rather than having a separate mount you clamp to:

http://www.jegs.com/images/photos/500/555/555-30854.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
A question about oil routing? Looking at the...

A question about oil routing? Looking at the diagram in the manual, you can only see the top of the return line:
...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,918,389
Posted By Wadester
Travelchair Joey: ...

Travelchair Joey:

http://www.camping-gear-outlet.com/images/product/97/6_534486.jpg

$60 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00021TM7Y/ref=ord_cart_shr?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3L28QJ14J217Y
...
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 342,537
Posted By Wadester
I think the Hella 90mm's take H9: ...

I think the Hella 90mm's take H9:

http://www.myhellalights.com/index.php/default/auxiliary-lamps/modules/headlamp-modules/90mm-headlamp-module/


That said, I've got an H9 to try in a Britannia...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
Look at the shaft carefully. My bolt vanished...

Look at the shaft carefully. My bolt vanished some time back in the nineties, and about a year ago I had enough parts needed so S&H was well spread. When I went to install said bolt - it turned out...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
The difference appears to be the...

The difference appears to be the hoses/connections.

DRZ250 hoses:
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDgwWDY0MA==/z/Tg8AAOSwQJhUdqLG/$_12.JPG

DR350 cooler
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
I have a '92 DR350S - and that stock seat is...

I have a '92 DR350S - and that stock seat is original except for the newer cover. The seat I bought for it's pan was a random ebay seat.

I have seen taller foams available, but I recall that all...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-10-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 31,403
Posted By Wadester
Maybe ...

Maybe

http://www.gunnisonkoa.com/Gunnison%20KOA%20Tour/slides/4B1H0971-1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 31,877
Views: 3,969,715
Posted By Wadester
Ok, waaaay back in 2/2011 I picked up a Seat...

Ok, waaaay back in 2/2011 I picked up a Seat Concepts seat (I think it was their first batch) and took these pics:
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-10-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15,401
Views: 1,236,434
Posted By Wadester
No! Bin Laden!

No! Bin Laden!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-10-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15,401
Views: 1,236,434
Posted By Wadester
No, hands free is like BlueToof - Once you use...

No, hands free is like BlueToof - Once you use your hands to place the item you can let go.

On a Camelbak, you place the bite valve in your mouth - then let go with hands and hold with teeth/lips....
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