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Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By machinebuilder
DO NOT usethe sites search function, it doesn't...

DO NOT usethe sites search function, it doesn't work

DO use Google. Site:advrider.com (whatever you are searching for)

I dont remember seeing anything about this.

I would check to make...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By machinebuilder
I use them, they really help cut the buffeting...

I use them, they really help cut the buffeting down, and in turn cut the helmet noise.

The air comming up from that area buffets around the bottom of the helmet and makes a lot of noise.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By machinebuilder
How are you figuring the maintenance cost? ...

How are you figuring the maintenance cost?

On my 2009 F800 the maintenance is really minimal.

I put tires on about every 5K mi, change the oil at the same time.
put gas in almost everytime I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 81,863
Posted By machinebuilder
It's a real thing, one of the local Police...

It's a real thing, one of the local Police departments got one from some Federal program that sends Military hardware out for "Homeland Security"

Apparently the extended fuel range makes a big...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,325
Posted By machinebuilder
I think its time to put this troll to sleep ...

I think its time to put this troll to sleep

1, he doesn't own one
2. he's a lawyer
3 he's spending more time makeing mimes and trolling the internet that he is representingg his...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 71,910
Posted By machinebuilder
Did you forget who you're typing...

Did you forget who you're typing to..............Riding season :rofl:rofl:rofl

Bath....Rusty said he rode it in the rain:evil:evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,325
Posted By machinebuilder
That's easy to find out, just unplug the...

That's easy to find out, just unplug the conector.

KISS
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 71,910
Posted By machinebuilder
The man who never screws up, never does anything....

The man who never screws up, never does anything.


At least that's a relatively minor mistake, I won't mention some I've done at work.............
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 71,910
Posted By machinebuilder
cool I'm glad you got it all worked out. ...

cool I'm glad you got it all worked out.

There is an awful lot of crap on the tap, no wonder you had problem starting the axle.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-03-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By machinebuilder
I have the Karoo 3's on mine and I don't notice...

I have the Karoo 3's on mine and I don't notice them to be much different than the K60's wobble wise...I like them much more for the riding I do.

120Km/hr isn't all that fast (72mph for us...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By machinebuilder
If you have "Massive" amounts of wobble it might...

If you have "Massive" amounts of wobble it might be best to address that first.

there are several threads that go over how.....but to oversimplify things

1. check your rear preload, make sure...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 71,910
Posted By machinebuilder
you are correct those thread files are for...

you are correct those thread files are for external threads, I have seen some that have a short section for internal threads but don't know where to get them.


I see you have a tap coming, I am...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 25,556
Posted By machinebuilder
just to add another option, Find a ECU from...

just to add another option,

Find a ECU from a NON ABS bike.

BUT from other threads and issues it might not work with the instrument cluster (numbers not matching)
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,524
Posted By machinebuilder
:D:D:D exactly what happened to me. My...

:D:D:D

exactly what happened to me. My shock took longer to arrive than the forks and then I realised the stock shock sucks too

When you go to make adjustments don't be gentle, I tried small...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,620
Posted By machinebuilder
I did my forks first, riding in this area I...

I did my forks first, riding in this area I didn't realize how bad the shock was until I had good forks.

with the stock forks I felt I was riding a jack hammer on a potholes road.

With good...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,620
Posted By machinebuilder
I typed it out like that because it seemed to me...

I typed it out like that because it seemed to me that there was confusion .......I think we all agree on how things work. I hope I didn't confuse it further.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,620
Posted By machinebuilder
when refering to suspension high speed /low speed...

when refering to suspension high speed /low speed refer to the speed of the suspension travel, ie how fast the shock rod is traveling.

when you try to say it has something to do with the speed of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 71,910
Posted By machinebuilder
I took a ride up Citico Rd Sunday Everything is...

I took a ride up Citico Rd Sunday
Everything is cut back off the road, it is still very messy with some low hanging branches (about helmet high)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 71,910
Posted By machinebuilder
Also watch for the trees etc from the ice storm 2...

Also watch for the trees etc from the ice storm 2 weeks ago.

http://machinebuilder.smugmug.com/Hobbies/motorcycling/i-tv59Hqn/0/M/foothills%20parkway37145-M.jpg

This is Foothills parkway at...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,739
Posted By machinebuilder
Maybe....... I have heard of some manufacturers...

Maybe....... I have heard of some manufacturers using the ABS ring signals to tell if a tire is turning faster. Meaning its a smaller diameter than the others and sensing a low tire that way.

Of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,101
Posted By machinebuilder
This is an interesting one, it's the only place...

This is an interesting one, it's the only place I've seen graves like this.
http://machinebuilder.smugmug.com/Hobbies/motorcycling/i-JB5mr8m/0/M/hgway%2084%20graveyard-M.jpg

I remember being told...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,101
Posted By machinebuilder
I used the entrance pic last spring.

I used the entrance pic last spring.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,101
Posted By machinebuilder
http://machinebuilder.smugmug.com/Other/Tennesee-m...

http://machinebuilder.smugmug.com/Other/Tennesee-misc/i-CDxBf2x/0/M/susie%20rymer-M.jpg

Here's one of the stones there, I thought it's pretty interesting
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,318
Posted By machinebuilder
Your Options may be different. I did the...

Your Options may be different.

I did the same as Indy and went with the AK-20's setup for "Extreme Offroad"

I decided I wanted the best for the worst conditions, IMHO if you are staying on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,318
Posted By machinebuilder
FORKS, without a question.

FORKS, without a question.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,318
Posted By machinebuilder
+many I could not believe the difference...

+many

I could not believe the difference after I did mine.


And I can't believe I've done some really stupid things without being hurt badly.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-21-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,620
Posted By machinebuilder
I've got the Wilburs, it works great. I think I...

I've got the Wilburs, it works great. I think I would get a Yacugar instead, from what I understand it's a bigger bang for the buck.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,524
Posted By machinebuilder
Scroll down the page there is a thread about it ...

Scroll down the page there is a thread about it


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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By machinebuilder
I Just found a pic of the sun rim and my stock...

I Just found a pic of the sun rim and my stock rim on my phone
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/09/1b8bfec8521d5af709ea984e520860d7.jpg



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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,465
Posted By machinebuilder
Why change the wheel? It's the sprocket carrier...

Why change the wheel? It's the sprocket carrier that's broken.


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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By machinebuilder
Again Buchanan has the sun rim in the stock size...

Again Buchanan has the sun rim in the stock size and doesn't drill it until you order.


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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-08-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By machinebuilder
I didn't lace it myself. I got a Sun Rim...

I didn't lace it myself.

I got a Sun Rim from http://www.buchananspokes.com/

and reused my stoke spokes and hub.


it cost me about $200 for the rim and I had a local shop lace and true it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-05-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,324
Posted By machinebuilder
The springs shouldn't be as much an issue as the...

The springs shouldn't be as much an issue as the crappy damping.

The Marcozi forks on the Pre 2013 are known to hydro-lock, this is felt as a violent stop in the fork on a sharp edge (example...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By machinebuilder
The KLR is a good bike, it is set up for bout ...

The KLR is a good bike, it is set up for bout 150LB rider

The F800 is a much better bike, that is set up for about a 185lb rider.

Both are about the same weight/size etc but he F800 has 85hp...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,191,724
Posted By machinebuilder
If you're in the city or on the island there is a...

If you're in the city or on the island there is a big sign in Yonkers marking an exit as UPSTATE.........so anything north of Yonkers must be UPSTATE.

BUT DOWNSTATE Correctional Facility is right...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 613,438
Posted By machinebuilder
I think that's common for madstadd owners. I...

I think that's common for madstadd owners.

I have 2 that are broken, one I glued back together with Plastic epoxy and it seems to be holding up.

I don't use the plastic part unless I really...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 71,910
Posted By machinebuilder
Yes, I was sitting next to Megan (workerant) and...

Yes, I was sitting next to Megan (workerant) and across from Gabe (Mossy Creek).

I didn't catch who you are either.
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,531
Posted By machinebuilder
I've been doing this stuff for a long time. My...

I've been doing this stuff for a long time. My emphasis is machine controls but I work on almost any part of the machine. Mainly CNC mills and lathes but a lot of custom stuff to.

The P-AB center...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 71,910
Posted By machinebuilder
I'll have to make it now. It's been interesting...

I'll have to make it now. It's been interesting in your other thread.
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,531
Posted By machinebuilder
A 5/3 means 5 port 3 position. Ports A,B...

A 5/3 means 5 port 3 position.

Ports A,B hook to cylinder
port P, hook to Air supply
Ports E, exhaust (2x)

3 position
Position 1, P-A, B-E
Position 2 (center) A-E, B-E, P is blocked...
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