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Forum: Airheads Today, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By _cy_
easiest/safest way to remove tiny seals is with a...

easiest/safest way to remove tiny seals is with a mini-dent puller with sheet metal screw. don't try to pry seal sideways as that risks damaging your precious case. very carefully drill a tiny hole...
Forum: Airheads Today, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By _cy_
hopefully the above picture answered your...

hopefully the above picture answered your question .. Warin is always dead on for wiring instructions.
be really careful with the tiny nut holding ignition advance. best to use a screwdriver...
Forum: Airheads Today, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By _cy_
does your system look like this? ...

does your system look like this?

http://penforhire.files.wordpress.com/2007/08/2229-cleaner-front-wiring.jpg

http://penforhire.files.wordpress.com/2007/08/2194-points.jpg
Forum: The Garage Today, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 308,138
Posted By _cy_
great feedback ... your rides must be long enough...

great feedback ... your rides must be long enough to successfully keep EarthX ETX24 topped off. actual AH is about 7AH or marginal for a 990. certainly would not recommend a 7AH LiFePO4 for an...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By _cy_
what year is your R100/7? does it have a beancan...

what year is your R100/7? does it have a beancan with points setup?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v186/o0pss/DSC09811-1.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,909
Posted By _cy_
hello anna .. welcome to adv ..

hello anna .. welcome to adv ..
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 308,138
Posted By _cy_
my Shorai LFX36 self discharges down to 13.85v...

my Shorai LFX36 self discharges down to 13.85v range from a 14.6v full charge. which indicates it's got an internal BMS self balancing cells.

latest generation EarthX has MOSFET protection for...
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,869
Posted By _cy_
sooooo .. are ya glad you ended up with going...

sooooo .. are ya glad you ended up with going with entire brake master cylinder/brake line/accelerator cable, etc vs throwing a kit in? :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,976
Posted By _cy_
an excellent video that explains importance of...

an excellent video that explains importance of phasing or correct alignment of front ujoint to rear ujoints. best to mark spline alignment to make sure it goes back the same way.

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Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,815
Posted By _cy_
easy .. Aerostich RC is a PITA when temp goes...

easy .. Aerostich RC is a PITA when temp goes much over 80f ... this goes double when humidity goes up combined with in stop and go traffic in town.

Darien is more comfortable at higher temps due...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-19-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,476
Posted By _cy_
instead of X-bushing, cut down foam in seat low...

instead of X-bushing, cut down foam in seat low as possible. then stretched new seat cover fabric for a custom fit.

after studying my 2007 200 XC shock/swingarm .. just didn't feel comfortable...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,815
Posted By _cy_
same here .. have never needed a rainsuit with...

same here .. have never needed a rainsuit with any Roadcrafter or Darien.
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 308,138
Posted By _cy_
weight savings from AGM to EarthX ETX36 would be...

weight savings from AGM to EarthX ETX36 would be about 8+ lbs. but there's no reason why LiFePO4 should not work fine at 0f if actual AH was large enough. but I've only tested down to 15f and will...
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,439
Posted By _cy_
+1 .. if the R69S has been gone thru like claimed...

+1 .. if the R69S has been gone thru like claimed .. I'd go with value of R69S is higher than 2005 R1200GS w/50k miles with values dropping each year vs R69S values will probably go higher each year....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,976
Posted By _cy_
yup HPN guy or Hendersen Precision are the best...

yup HPN guy or Hendersen Precision are the best driveshaft rebuilds by far. notice they also replace the rubber bushings with urethane. but unfortunately HPN only does paralever from R100 88-95.
...
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 308,138
Posted By _cy_
thanks very much for posting here instead of PM...

thanks very much for posting here instead of PM so others can see answer too.

-15c or 5f for us Americans is getting pretty darn cold .. LiFePO4 loses about 50% of it's AH capacity at those...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,125
Posted By _cy_
that's good to know but has the Joe Cuda taking...

that's good to know but has the Joe Cuda taking over complete control of ABC without consent issue been resolved?

the new bylaws giving Joe Cuda the ability to dismiss anyone with or without...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-16-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4,960
Views: 249,972
Posted By _cy_
Happy Bday Annalee!!

Happy Bday Annalee!!
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,125
Posted By _cy_
Greg, has things settled enough for folks like me...

Greg, has things settled enough for folks like me waiting to join ABC?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-15-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4,960
Views: 249,972
Posted By _cy_
Tulsa Biologist Studying, Tracking Prehistoric...

Tulsa Biologist Studying, Tracking Prehistoric Fish

Posted: Dec 15, 2014



http://KOTV.images.worldnow.com/images/6224578_G.jpg
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,189
Posted By _cy_
someone correct me if I'm wrong ... actually the...

someone correct me if I'm wrong ... actually the Transmerica Trail and name was conceived by bicyclist during the bicentennial ride in 1976. look at the similarities between the bicycle TransAmerica...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,815
Posted By _cy_
OK .. your system works at highway speeds at all...

OK .. your system works at highway speeds at all different humidity conditions.
but what about in heavy stop and go traffic at say 95f @ 85% humidity when there's little to no airflow?

by the...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-15-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,544
Posted By _cy_
wow ... thanks for posting ... I'm in Tulsa and...

wow ... thanks for posting ... I'm in Tulsa and had no idea there were so many hosts right here.
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,391
Posted By _cy_
been using a similar tactic for years .. only my...

been using a similar tactic for years .. only my solution is 100% due to self contained nature of the portable electronic ignition used.

this self contained ignition will fire a continuous arc to...
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,010
Posted By _cy_
speaking from experience from log splitters where...

speaking from experience from log splitters where large tanks and two stage pumps are a given. besides the need for a large enough tank to fill your humongous hydraulic cylinder.

when dealing...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,580
Posted By _cy_
an electromagnet charging system has highs and...

an electromagnet charging system has highs and lows .. a snapshot for a moment means very little. your bike runs off the battery, then charging system puts back what's taken out. OP's bike has a...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,580
Posted By _cy_
lots of great data but you are missing a critical...

lots of great data but you are missing a critical piece which is SOC after resting overnight.
if your resting SOC is close to 12.85v then your charging system is keeping up with your heated gear...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,010
Posted By _cy_
since my little 3.5 ton hydraulic press is used...

since my little 3.5 ton hydraulic press is used all of a dozen times in a busy year. ram speed is just not that important. so what it takes say 60+ seconds instead of 15 seconds for ram to travel...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,663
Posted By _cy_
G/S official weight is listed at 367lb but BMW...

G/S official weight is listed at 367lb but BMW have been known to fudge number a bit by leaving off stuff like starters :eek1
HPN bikes can be lighter or heavier depending on how customer wants it...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,663
Posted By _cy_
could be wrong but a dialed in R80G/S like a HPN...

could be wrong but a dialed in R80G/S like a HPN would keep up with HP2 on gnarly tight single track just fine .. reason is simple both are still pigs and there are places where a 210lb bike with...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 308,138
Posted By _cy_
OK .. I'll go for above ... but please keep in...

OK .. I'll go for above ... but please keep in mine OP's objective is to know his bike will start and get him back home after a ride with heated gear.

charging system and AGM could be in good...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,580
Posted By _cy_
OK .. I'll go for above ... but please keep in...

OK .. I'll go for above ... but please keep in mine OP's objective is to know his bike will start and get him back home after a ride with heated gear.

charging system and AGM could be in good...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By _cy_
another disconnected clutch switch, only on R90S

another disconnected clutch switch, only on R90S
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 308,138
Posted By _cy_
what you want is to download the manual ...

what you want is to download the manual
http://greenlee-media.precis5.com/5e98d23afe19a774d1b2dcbefd5103eb

should be the DC 200MA setting for millimaps hooked in series with negative terminal and...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 308,138
Posted By _cy_
gotta disagree with above ... once correct...

gotta disagree with above ... once correct charging voltage of 14.1v or slightly higher (14.4v optimum for AGM) has been verified by measuring voltage at 3k rpm. we know charge rates for current...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,580
Posted By _cy_
gotta disagree with above ... once correct...

gotta disagree with above ... once correct charging voltage of 14.1v or slightly higher (14.4v optimum for AGM) has been verified by measuring voltage at 3k rpm. we know charge rates for current...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,010
Posted By _cy_
why not use the same hydraulic...

why not use the same hydraulic pump/motor/tank/valve?
it's not that hard to fit up a three phase converter to support a 3hp motor.

I'm running a 12.5hp briggs gas motor to support 16 GPM pump...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By _cy_
have worn my new one piece RC a whole three...

have worn my new one piece RC a whole three times, so it's still super stiff and hard to get into. sure miss my old one piece RC that was working perfect when I sold it last month. could get in or...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,580
Posted By _cy_
Optimate makes one of the best chargers...

Optimate makes one of the best chargers available. note Optimate usually detects if battery is connected to bike and will not deliver full charging capabilities. especially recovery for a dead...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,580
Posted By _cy_
sorry but most all your numbers in the way it was...

sorry but most all your numbers in the way it was taken are next to useless in determining health of battery and/or charging system.

surface charge or reading taken immediately off charge are not...
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