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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,764
Posted By argentcorvid
(sad face) brb stabbing more holes in stupid...

(sad face)
brb stabbing more holes in stupid tire that made me miss the ride.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,764
Posted By argentcorvid
Was planning on this ride, but picked up a nail,...

Was planning on this ride, but picked up a nail, and the replacement tire is being... uncooperative.
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 932,083
Posted By argentcorvid
This should do it (...

This should do it ( http://www.buellxb.com/Buell-XB-Forum/Do-It-Yourself-Buell-Mods/DIY-primary-gearing-swap-step-by-step-with-pics)

you need an XB9 primary chain and sprocket, a couple big...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 932,083
Posted By argentcorvid
There really is no down side to the XB9 primary...

There really is no down side to the XB9 primary swap, other than feeling like an idiot because of how often you try to shift into 6th gear. I haven't noticed any effect on gas mileage.
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
All buell XB series except for the "R" /...

All buell XB series except for the "R" / "Firebolt" versions use the same headlight from 2003 though 2010, so they should all be compatible.

The firebolts use a halogen projector lens setup, I...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,726
Views: 569,308
Posted By argentcorvid
Alternatively, did the "system" or...

Alternatively, did the "system" or "notification" volume get turned down somehow?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,764
Posted By argentcorvid
I think I am going to be able to do the MITRA...

I think I am going to be able to do the MITRA ride in two weeks.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-28-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 453,765
Posted By argentcorvid
I believe that is the "unsealed cell phone that...

I believe that is the "unsealed cell phone that is kept in pants pocket" filter. I had to disassemble and clean the inside of the lens window 3 or 4 times on the last phone I had because my photos...
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
for my uly, i didn't replace the boot, but i did...

for my uly, i didn't replace the boot, but i did buy some neoprene pipe insulation and trim some strips off of it to go between the housing and the heat sink.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,764
Posted By argentcorvid
just posted on Facebook: ...

just posted on Facebook:

https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/10426139_693237777425192_226335827147710106_n.jpg?oh=aee72a6979bc6669e007255313e8ea05&oe=547D3DB8
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,266
Posted By argentcorvid
The Dragoon Trail...

The Dragoon Trail (http://www.iowadot.gov/autotrails/bridges.aspx?Dragoon%20Trail) traces the Des Moines River from Ft. Dodge to Knoxville, but to get to Ames, you'd want to quit at Boone. There...
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
Oh man, that would have made 50% of the...

Oh man, that would have made 50% of the installation 105% easier.

(the version i got as an early adopter doesn't have the bayonet connection to the mounting ring)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-13-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4,356
Views: 660,871
Posted By argentcorvid
Daaaang. This would be perfect, but you're so far...

Daaaang. This would be perfect, but you're so far away. also, the wife says i have to sell a bike before I buy another one...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3,726
Views: 569,308
Posted By argentcorvid
I had a little issue with the latest update and...

I had a little issue with the latest update and my galaxy s5. I had to try several different sequences of deleting pairings, turning the phone, the phone's bluetooth and the smh10 off and back on to...
Forum: Vendors 07-24-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
Well I ran into a snag. I have everything...

Well I ran into a snag.

I have everything wired up, and was doing a test fit, making sure the lights worked. The high beam didn't turn on.

I checked that voltage was present, and that was...
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
progress on my Uly with H7's is slow, but...

progress on my Uly with H7's is slow, but happening. I'm making a new sub-harness. I have the connector and pins, just need to triple-splice the grounds together; the sub harness has 4 pins, 3 for...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 932,083
Posted By argentcorvid
New Conti motions worked pretty well on the sandy...

New Conti motions worked pretty well on the sandy gravel around the rivers here in Iowa. I wouldn't like to try it on them now, but when they were new they worked pretty good.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-12-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,764
Posted By argentcorvid
There may be a ride in September in Marshall or...

There may be a ride in September in Marshall or Hardin county through the iowa river off-road club. I asked if they were doing the Tama county ride they've done in the past and that's what they came...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
After thinking about it, I just got done ordering...

After thinking about it, I just got done ordering parts to make a new headlight harness, maybe $30 total. H7 connectors from O'Reilly's, AMP multilock connector and pins (min quantity 50!) from...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
The mounting is 2-9/16. one bulb sticks out about...

The mounting is 2-9/16. one bulb sticks out about an inch, the other one about 7/8". another complication is the connectors on the bulbs themselves. they stick out:
http://i.imgur.com/QpZmnEgl.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
Somewhere around 2 - 5/8 or 2 - 9/16. I can get a...

Somewhere around 2 - 5/8 or 2 - 9/16. I can get a better measurement with calipers tomorrow.

For the connectors, I had the idea to get some new ones at O'Reilly's, and plug that into the...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
Basically, level with the top of the boss. Here...

Basically, level with the top of the boss. Here is what it looks like with the regular bulbs (don't have it from the same angle):
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/dequhuqe.jpg

Without the...
Forum: Vendors 06-29-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
I got both of them in. Does anyone have ideas on...

I got both of them in. Does anyone have ideas on sealing up the back of my housing? I don't think the booties are going to work. I was thinking of maybe jamming some closed-cell foam down in there. ...
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
I couldn't wait any longer. I got one of...

I couldn't wait any longer.

I got one of the H7s in on the Buell. It only took me 2 hours to get the retaining spring into it's slots; I had to use a couple of allen wrenches to be able to push...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 45,943
Posted By argentcorvid
Not everyone's a pro.

Not everyone's a pro.
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
they do not. at least the test units I got don't.

they do not. at least the test units I got don't.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-25-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4,356
Views: 660,871
Posted By argentcorvid
I can't see post titles on tapatalk Sent...

I can't see post titles on tapatalk

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G900A using Tapatalk
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 932,083
Posted By argentcorvid
You need to be really careful with gear oil. ...

You need to be really careful with gear oil.

Most of them will eat the copper in the charging system stator, which is immersed in the primaries lube. I think redline is ok, but most others are...
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 932,083
Posted By argentcorvid
I use the formula+, with a qt of amsoil 20-50 on...

I use the formula+, with a qt of amsoil 20-50 on the shelf in case I need to drain and don't have time to drive the 1.5hrs to the nearest Harley dealer

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G900A using Tapatalk
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,945
Posted By argentcorvid
I saw a guy on the North Shore of Lake Superior...

I saw a guy on the North Shore of Lake Superior on a Rebel 250. He had his bike all decked out with highway bars and hard cases. he was about 6 foot 5 tall. The really weird thing was that the...
Forum: Vendors 06-19-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
Got my package yesterday, will have to wait for...

Got my package yesterday, will have to wait for this wet weather to back off for a bit before I can do any comparison pics

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G900A using Tapatalk
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,715
Views: 808,893
Posted By argentcorvid
Wow, what did the guy think was wrong with it?

Wow, what did the guy think was wrong with it?
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
can I buy an h7 trial unit? I'm Really interested...

can I buy an h7 trial unit? I'm Really interested in trying one for fitment on my Ulysses, which uses 2 h7 bulbs, but doesn't have a lot of space behind the bulb, but I'm not local.


Sent from my...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,764
Posted By argentcorvid
I might go to the Motorcycle museum in Anamosa...

I might go to the Motorcycle museum in Anamosa Saturdy, they are having a "vintage rally". hopefully the weather isn't too bad.
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 42,489
Posted By argentcorvid
hopefully they will fit, it's pretty tight inside...

hopefully they will fit, it's pretty tight inside the housing. even more concerning is the exterior clearance with all the wires that run behind the headlight fixture.

i'm also interested...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 68,922
Posted By argentcorvid
I didn't know those came with anti-gravity...

I didn't know those came with anti-gravity option! :rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-14-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,764
Posted By argentcorvid
I was planning on riding down, but my plans for...

I was planning on riding down, but my plans for the weekend got changed. :(

Good thing there is another one later in the year.
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 29,939
Posted By argentcorvid
The conti motions were pretty cheap. I'm pretty...

The conti motions were pretty cheap. I'm pretty happy with mine, although I've not been able to wear one out due to 2 non-repairable punctures.

What is your preferred method of changing? I did...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By argentcorvid
The shotgun approach works again! Sent...

The shotgun approach works again!


Sent from my Lumia 900 using Tapatalk
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,221
Views: 920,833
Posted By argentcorvid
Looks like i just missed a smokin' deal on the...

Looks like i just missed a smokin' deal on the M30's.

The coupon code is still up on your web page scrolling thingy with no mention of expiration date though.

NBD, I'll probably be putting in a...
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