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Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,031
Posted By FalloutMan
Man when did BMW start painting their frames...

Man when did BMW start painting their frames orange?
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,765
Posted By FalloutMan
I've heard some downhill mountain bikers will NOT...

I've heard some downhill mountain bikers will NOT ride without one. I don't do a whole lot of offroad now but I've been going more and have considered one. My only holdback is I think it'd be a...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,055
Posted By FalloutMan
Yeah plus the fact that it is really short really...

Yeah plus the fact that it is really short really makes me think it'll be a winner. I know that oil coming out of the res will have a different temp than what is in the engine but at low speeds the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,055
Posted By FalloutMan
If anyone is curious, here is the VDO sending...

If anyone is curious, here is the VDO sending unit that should fit right in thw oil filter area plug. http://www.summitracing.com/parts/VDO-323-055/

It'll work with any VDO guage that reads up...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,818
Posted By FalloutMan
My experience was off of a street bike to the...

My experience was off of a street bike to the Adv. I didn't have any problems except getting used to being up higher which makes everything feel slower so you end up speeding all the time. I love...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,055
Posted By FalloutMan
I remembered this potr a few days ago. VDO doe in...

I remembered this potr a few days ago. VDO doe in fact make a sensor that is tiny so I think itll fit without interfereing with the oil filter. When I do my 10k mile service I'm going to drop in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,055
Posted By FalloutMan
Id rather shut down an engine that has a climbing...

Id rather shut down an engine that has a climbing oil temp than burn it up. Its the same as if your bike had all the coolant temp bars light up and the overheat light come on. Are you going to stop...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By FalloutMan
What about tank venting? I know this has been a...

What about tank venting? I know this has been a big issue in the past, hence the balance tube at the top of the tanks but a clogged vapor filter would choke up both tanks. Did you ever pop the gas...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,055
Posted By FalloutMan
If that was the case then it would be safe to...

If that was the case then it would be safe to assume the res wouldn't be a reliable reading either. Either way the temp reading I would be getting would be more reliable then the one I'm getting now...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,055
Posted By FalloutMan
I considered this but the fact that a new res...

I considered this but the fact that a new res costs $570 scares me a little. Id really hate to get it tapped and find out there isnt enough room for the temp sensor inside.

The return line on...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,055
Posted By FalloutMan
Thought of a way to get oil temp...

Tell me if I'm crazy or will this work. I was thinking of cutting the B oil line (its on the left side coming outta the res where that cone filter is) and putting in a T fitting. ODO makes oil temp...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,289
Posted By FalloutMan
The F800GS fiasco is a little different...

The F800GS fiasco is a little different situation. It was a completely new bike from the ground up while the 1250 is just the next step in the 12's evolution. I doubt BMW redesigned the front axles...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By FalloutMan
I'm really leaning toward the "well these bikes...

I'm really leaning toward the "well these bikes are hot so expect it" camp because I've had my bike get pretty roasty-toasty when doing stop-n-goes on singletrack that is above my riding ability. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By FalloutMan
Maybe the bike wants to stay in Vegas and go to...

Maybe the bike wants to stay in Vegas and go to some titty bars? Did your coolant res fill up and pee on the ground? Did your rad cap spew anything out? What are the outside temps? How long were...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By FalloutMan
Ahh damnit I actually had that typed in my reply...

Ahh damnit I actually had that typed in my reply to check it but thought "Ehh, he is a GS owner so he's gotta know to check that!" and deleted it. Glad it was an easy fix and not some electrical...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By FalloutMan
Try swapping plugs and see if the left one will...

Try swapping plugs and see if the left one will spark on the right side's lead. Maybe the plug went tits up pre-maturely and its time for a new one.
Forum: Europe 07-16-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By FalloutMan
I'll be in Sicily soon

So fill me in on some must-see/do stuff. I wont be bringing a bike but I wouldn't mind picking one up to rent for a day if anyone can recommend a illegitimate rental place (what are the rules with...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-16-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By FalloutMan
It was exactly as the media portrays it sans the...

It was exactly as the media portrays it sans the fact that its expensive. The locals get angry when you take pictures of them, one taxi driver came at me with a tire iron. Needless to say I am glad...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-11-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,707
Posted By FalloutMan
KTM 250XC-W stator output

I've been searching high and low for the wattage a 250XC-W puts out (looking at 2010 and newer models) and I can't find it anywhere. Unfortunately the KTM fiche just calls it a stator so that is a...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-09-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By FalloutMan
So I'll be in Djibouti tomorrow

And I wanna bring my DSLR camera with me while I tour the city. Is the crime as bad as the internet makes it sound where Im going to get robbed at every corner or will I still have my camera at the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 679
Posted By FalloutMan
Its for the addon KTM alarm. The funny part...

Its for the addon KTM alarm. The funny part about that is the first time I did an oil change on my bike I came on here and asked the very same question :D
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,992
Posted By FalloutMan
Ive been considering this in the near future but...

Ive been considering this in the near future but the one issue I have with the Autotune is DynoJet states to use the single-sensor unit but the 990 has an O2 sensor for each cylinder. My fear with a...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-23-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,859
Posted By FalloutMan
Shit if my chain gets 20k miles Im happy. 20-25k...

Shit if my chain gets 20k miles Im happy. 20-25k is about the average from a good chain, especially with this bike (if you ride like intended). You need to think about the higher cost versus added...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-22-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 945
Posted By FalloutMan
Its the least I can do since I take so much from...

Its the least I can do since I take so much from this forum, plus, the only thing I really know well is electrickery so I try to jump in on the problem solving. I would take a picture of the sensor...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-22-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 945
Posted By FalloutMan
The temp sensor is on the metal tube thingy that...

The temp sensor is on the metal tube thingy that holds the front fairing/headlight/inst cluster together. If you look above the wheel you will see a row of little boxes with wires goin everywhere. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By FalloutMan
I was in Dubai until today! I don't have my bike...

I was in Dubai until today! I don't have my bike since I rolled in on a ship. I saw a KTM dealer on my way to the old gold souk with some friends. Man, I miss my bike almost as much as my wife...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By FalloutMan
My bad, I thought you were talking about the...

My bad, I thought you were talking about the scoop. What spafxr said is the reason they are there. If you take em off you would end up with one tiny cool spot on the rad while the rest goes...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By FalloutMan
Look to what is behind the fan. I think the last...

Look to what is behind the fan. I think the last things the fuel tank needs is more hot air to heat the already heated gas. I dont think it came on the older bikes since Ive seen the kit on various...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,202
Posted By FalloutMan
The wife and I have been looking at FC area as...

The wife and I have been looking at FC area as well so she can attend CSU in the DVM program. Right now, I'm unhappily in the Navy working on helicopters so I've been scouring the web for jobs to...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,890
Posted By FalloutMan
How is the build quality? I wouldn't mind an...

How is the build quality? I wouldn't mind an adventure suit setup but I keep grabbing my Aerostich Darien setup because its super tough, practical, and doesnt come apart unlike the RevIT gear. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-28-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By FalloutMan
Any time you change anything in the bikes...

Any time you change anything in the bikes "respiratory system" you gotta compensate. Taking off the doors allows the bike to breathe more. Think of it this way, you suck at a constant rate through...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,374
Posted By FalloutMan
Ill take them fancy gps tracks! If you need an...

Ill take them fancy gps tracks! If you need an email just PM me :evil
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,477
Posted By FalloutMan
Is your run switch in the run position? If its in...

Is your run switch in the run position? If its in off only the light comes on, exactly like you describe. Ive done it a million times, well not quite a million but enough to make me check it if I...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-16-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,794
Posted By FalloutMan
Are you sure you aren't doing donuts in the...

Are you sure you aren't doing donuts in the parking lot of Wal Mart to impress the ladies?

In my super extensive and scientific research, people seem to like the K60 Scout over the Mefo SE for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7,101
Views: 1,361,515
Posted By FalloutMan
Same here in SoCal. Sharp bikes but a street-only...

Same here in SoCal. Sharp bikes but a street-only is impractical for me.

I was at the local stealership Sunday and asked about the 500 EXC. They just shrugged when I asked about delivery but I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-13-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,374
Posted By FalloutMan
I can't find a cigarette outlet adapter for my...

I can't find a cigarette outlet adapter for my compass so Ill prolly bring my gps.
When in Oct will you be around? I have a 30 day cruise in mid Sep so I won't be around for the first half of Oct.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,973
Posted By FalloutMan
So does Home Depot rent CNC machines? I think...

So does Home Depot rent CNC machines? I think the Scotts kit is the best way for the avg guy when you factor in time+cost.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,850
Posted By FalloutMan
Touratech = 70% function for 140% price.

Touratech = 70% function for 140% price.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-12-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,374
Posted By FalloutMan
I wanna make it out to Lake Morena soon but I...

I wanna make it out to Lake Morena soon but I don't have a dirt bike helmet. Anyone have and .gpx files or anything of the area?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-12-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,374
Posted By FalloutMan
I dont know to be honest since I'm not a mexican...

I dont know to be honest since I'm not a mexican food fan. There is a taco shop up alpine blvd from tavern that is called Alpine Taco Shop but alas I haven't been there. The only bitch I have is...
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