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Forum: Racing Today, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,143
Posted By ericrat
Consider taking a DirtWise class with Shane or...

Consider taking a DirtWise class with Shane or one of his instructors if you can spare the time and money.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-26-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 219,649
Posted By ericrat
[/QUOTE] Jessie and I are going in to MMM. ...

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Jessie and I are going in to MMM. Riding down with some of the GS Giants folks and maybe a few others. Unless it is still snowing...
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,617
Posted By ericrat
Simple

Well then that is easy, an R100RT. Simple.
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By ericrat
This is the method I prefer. Although it is...

This is the method I prefer. Although it is pretty funny when you accidentally blow the grip on the opposite side across the garage.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,225
Posted By ericrat
Parallel twins are a nice packaging for a...

Parallel twins are a nice packaging for a motorcycle engine, but they are difficult to balance. The F800 engines reciprocating balance weight is a very effective and innovative approach.

Have you...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By ericrat
I can't think of a paint that would be more...

I can't think of a paint that would be more abrasion resistant than cadmium plating. Maybe, something epoxy based.

Any chance to replace the link with stainless?

Eric
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,494
Posted By ericrat
A charged battery has a high amount of lead salt...

A charged battery has a high amount of lead salt dissolved in the water, the more salt that is in the water, the less likely to freeze.

The battery isn't staying charged. Could be from infrequent...
Forum: Racing 02-19-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By ericrat
Salt

We went to Maxton and Bonneville in '08 and '09 with a '55 BMW R50.

http://ericrat.smugmug.com/photos/i-S6FZCd8/0/O/i-S6FZCd8.jpg
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Forum: The Garage 02-18-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By ericrat
There are a number of Real Time Location Systems...

There are a number of Real Time Location Systems that use RFID tags in conjunction with a sitewide wireless LAN solution to locate objects. I have done a small amount of work on the wireless side...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By ericrat
http://www.mcmaster.com/#heat-shrink-tubing/=vxwp6...

http://www.mcmaster.com/#heat-shrink-tubing/=vxwp6d
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By ericrat
A 100 tire is nominally 3.9 inches wide. A 110...

A 100 tire is nominally 3.9 inches wide.
A 110 tire is nominally 4.3 inches wide.

The 100/90-19 has a diameter of 26.08 inches
The 110/80-19 has a diameter of 25.9 inches

That is such a small...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,449
Posted By ericrat
<snip> On much sportier bikes with clip...

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On much sportier bikes with clip on type bars an aggressive, forward lean is typical, even desirable. The way to cope with this is to support yourself with you core muscle and not lean...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By ericrat
I have a little bit of experience with all three,...

I have a little bit of experience with all three, but I think of soda blasting as the most mild. If walnut shells won't work, then I don't think soda will either.
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By ericrat
I agree with that. Email or call HDB, they will...

I agree with that. Email or call HDB, they will help you out.

Eric
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By ericrat
What chapter and "general area" of "The...

What chapter and "general area" of "The High-Speed Internal-Combustion Engine" are you referencing. Perhaps I could snap a pic or two of the those pages from the last revision of the book. I think...
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,008
Posted By ericrat
GS Giants

The GS Giants group is meeting in Bighorn park prior to event for some GS riding leading up to the rally. See: http://www.gsgiants.com/the-gs-giant-2015/

They will also be publishing "Gypsy Tour"...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,462
Posted By ericrat
I think the K bike cylinder heads being on the...

I think the K bike cylinder heads being on the downward side clearly demonstrates that less thought goes into these things than we might think or wish.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,514
Posted By ericrat
I have an 800, my wife has a 700. Very, very...

I have an 800, my wife has a 700. Very, very occasionally she lets me ride it. I think the 700 is a great bike overall.

The 21 inch front wheel and increased ground clearance are the biggest...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26,807
Views: 3,858,765
Posted By ericrat
Big Tank on Ebay

No affiliation what so ever, but I ran across this and thought someone might be interested. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,498
Posted By ericrat
This is a goofy way to show it, but you can see a...

This is a goofy way to show it, but you can see a picture of the connector under the seat here: http://burnsmoto.com/bmw-f800gs-abs-master-switch-connectors.php

You could test the rear sensor by...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,498
Posted By ericrat
The rear ABS sensor is $120 dollars in the USA,...

The rear ABS sensor is $120 dollars in the USA, it is listed at 39 Pounds at motobins.co.uk here: https://www.motobins.co.uk/bmw-parts.php?model=F%20Series&bikeref=F800GS
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 839,709
Posted By ericrat
Just saying

If you are able, it isn't too late to click THIS BUTTON (http://www.advrider.com/Donate/Donate.html) or THIS ONE ...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,079
Posted By ericrat
I sure don't think so. Thanks to you, I am...

I sure don't think so. Thanks to you, I am proficient in VLC. The daily Eurosport updates twice a day in english are awesome. I record them for the Mrs. if she is working late. And snooker... ah...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 839,709
Posted By ericrat
:clap :clap:clap :clap:clap:clap :clap:clap...

:clap
:clap:clap
:clap:clap:clap
:clap:clap
:clap

Never would I be so happy to be last.
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 839,709
Posted By ericrat
Interesting... ...

Interesting...

http://ericrat.smugmug.com/photos/i-2nnZj3Z/0/L/i-2nnZj3Z-L.png

66 total withdrawals so far. I think 161 total entries. 40% of the field is out so far.
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By ericrat
Normay, You may want to re-ask in the Airhead...

Normay, You may want to re-ask in the Airhead forum as others have suggested, but I can give you a few directions.

Do the valves first. This needs to be done with a cold engine. You can't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-13-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,122
Posted By ericrat
:nod Clearing that isn't so much about...

:nod

Clearing that isn't so much about ground clearance as throttle control.
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 839,709
Posted By ericrat
The Pavey's are in!

The Pavey's are in, I was getting worried. :clap
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 839,709
Posted By ericrat
Eurosport 1 is on NOW

Eurosport 1 is on NOW
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 839,709
Posted By ericrat
Almost keeping up despite this pesky job I have,...

Almost keeping up despite this pesky job I have, thank you ADV Rider and team F5!
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By ericrat
I misinterpreted "while i'm in there", if they...

I misinterpreted "while i'm in there", if they look bad then they need attention.

There is an old thread here:http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=429553 that might help.

I think I...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By ericrat
I wouldn't touch the main bearings "just...

I wouldn't touch the main bearings "just because". They are tricky. They are difficult to measure accurately and it is easy to damage the soft bearing surface.

Please do some careful research...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
Posted By ericrat
Please do some research. We have talked about...

Please do some research. We have talked about this a few times, once here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=865649

The cover gasket thickness is a factor and there is no telling...
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,877
Posted By ericrat
I have a sense that you aren't a squeamish sort...

I have a sense that you aren't a squeamish sort of guy, but I know a guy that found a solid sheen of dried "fluids" under the floor of the ambulance he bought
65k seems low, but you know they were...
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,018
Posted By ericrat
What era are you referring to? The last ~2 years...

What era are you referring to? The last ~2 years or so or previous to that?
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,386
Posted By ericrat
Interesting. Cycleworks stocks the main bearings...

Interesting. Cycleworks stocks the main bearings for Slash 2s with the glass reinforced plastic cages. I wonder if the would order a batch for this application.
Forum: Airheads 11-08-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,386
Posted By ericrat
It is clear if you look at the bearing chart in a...

It is clear if you look at the bearing chart in a bearing catalog, or on any of the bearing manufactures websites. You can cross reference for consistency. If the bearing isn't marked it is the...
Forum: Airheads 11-08-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,386
Posted By ericrat
My bearing manual agrees with that, there is...

My bearing manual agrees with that, there is considerable overlap.

I think it would be very difficult to measure this outside of a metrology lab.
Forum: Airheads 11-08-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By ericrat
The driveshaft needs to come out of the swingarm....

The driveshaft needs to come out of the swingarm. This is a non-trivial task, read up on it. Sometimes it is only "not that hard", sometimes it very difficult. It can be dangerous, so please use...
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,386
Posted By ericrat
The "TM" is an NTN prefix for a specific heat...

The "TM" is an NTN prefix for a specific heat treat or bearing steel.

ISO standards say if they are not marked then they have to fit the standard ISO clearances, so they shouldn't be C3 clearance...
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