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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 33,454
Views: 4,277,779
Posted By Wadester
Pable83 repurposed a keychain ring once upon a...

Pable83 repurposed a keychain ring once upon a time. I thought that was an excellent mcgyver:

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5141/5632282781_2ce9842bcd.jpg

And I recall finding my kickstart...
Forum: Rallies 07-02-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 50,124
Posted By Wadester
y tu también? Et tu, Brute? :lol3

y tu también?

Et tu, Brute?

:lol3
Forum: Rallies 07-02-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 50,124
Posted By Wadester
Yep. They be lettin' in all SORTS of riff-raff.

Yep. They be lettin' in all SORTS of riff-raff.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 33,454
Views: 4,277,779
Posted By Wadester
Good points. The cone clutch synchros are not...

Good points. The cone clutch synchros are not present in a DR trans. The slider gear appears to perform similar function - but why is it a gear? What meshes with the slider gear?
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 33,454
Views: 4,277,779
Posted By Wadester
This is correct. The forks move the shift...

This is correct. The forks move the shift collar, or synchronizer. The internal/external cone section is a viscous clutch that equalizes speed between the collar (splined to the shaft) and the...
Forum: Rallies 06-26-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 50,124
Posted By Wadester
Ok, paypal sent. Wadester is IN.

Ok, paypal sent.

Wadester is IN.
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 313,714
Posted By Wadester
Yes, patience is a virtue. That and keeping the...

Yes, patience is a virtue. That and keeping the first post up in a window and refreshing it any time you think about it. I managed to find the button this wednesday (I think) and got my request in....
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 33,454
Views: 4,277,779
Posted By Wadester
If someone "topped off" the master cylinder,...

If someone "topped off" the master cylinder, there may be too much fluid to allow the pistons to fully retract. Open the bleeder or take the reservoir cap off, then try to spread the caliper. NOTE:...
Forum: Vendors 06-14-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 313,714
Posted By Wadester
As much as I would love to have the price stay...

As much as I would love to have the price stay the same (or drop!), I would rather have you in business to support and improve this product and come up with more cool stuff.

You're doing fine.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 33,454
Views: 4,277,779
Posted By Wadester
Here's a good manual for the Mikuni BST CV carb: ...

Here's a good manual for the Mikuni BST CV carb:

https://intl.polarisdealers.com/virtualmaster/stopsitefiles/servicemanuals/atv/9915083_ch_04.pdf

From Polaris, and covers other things - but the...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 52,091
Posted By Wadester
Road bike tubeless, yes: Notubes.com Road...

Road bike tubeless, yes: Notubes.com Road Tubeless (http://www.notubes.com/Road-Tubeless-C78.aspx)

But the point is tube-less. I have tried running latex sealant mix in tubes on fatbikes, and it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 33,454
Views: 4,277,779
Posted By Wadester
An approach that has worked well for me: heat and...

An approach that has worked well for me: heat and tape.

Use rubbing alcohol to clean dirt from the glue surface - get it sticky. Not necessary but speeds things up.

Heat the goo up with a...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,260
Posted By Wadester
There's a simpler version of the GoKot/Byer...

There's a simpler version of the GoKot/Byer TriLite cots - instead of siderails folding into thirds, they use the LuxuryLite/Helinox layout of a multipart takedown siderail but have the one piece...
Forum: Regional Forums 05-28-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,008
Views: 120,881
Posted By Wadester
In.

In.
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,260
Posted By Wadester
Byer of Maine TriLite Cot. ...

Byer of Maine TriLite Cot.

https://www.byerofmaine.com/products/camp-furniture/trilite-cot.html

About $80. Packs to about 27x3x8", 7.5 lbs.

You can go lighter, but it ain't cheap.

You...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 158,268
Posted By Wadester
As a comment on the QR thing - where is the...

As a comment on the QR thing - where is the information on proper use? Last new complete bike I bought came with only a very generic "user's guide" that was more about wearing a helmet and riding...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 158,268
Posted By Wadester
Not true:...

Not true: http://www.adventurecycling.org/resources/blog/a-brief-history-of-fatbikes/

I know that here in sand land I have been running the fattest tires I could find since I started MTB back in...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7,477
Views: 3,089,883
Posted By Wadester
Britannia Composites Lynx. Excellent wind...

Britannia Composites Lynx. Excellent wind control and lighting - plus an easily customizable dash mount area:

http://www.britanniacomposites.com/index.php/productmenu/lynxmenu
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16,732
Views: 2,736,992
Posted By Wadester
Hitting on both sides of you.

Hitting on both sides of you.
Forum: Vendors 03-19-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 313,714
Posted By Wadester
+1 to this. I am in for a pre-order when...

+1 to this. I am in for a pre-order when available.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-16-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 172,057
Posted By Wadester
Kinda like in the old movie "then came bronson": ...

Kinda like in the old movie "then came bronson":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-k2ZI125DPk (embedding disabled)

Check it at about 2:45, where his sportster suddenly loses 1 cylinder and 2...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 33,454
Views: 4,277,779
Posted By Wadester
Re: the HF "350lb dirt bike stand" ...

Re: the HF "350lb dirt bike stand"

http://www.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/i/m/image_4681.jpg



Yeah, you definitely got a bad one. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 33,454
Views: 4,277,779
Posted By Wadester
Yeah, that's what I did - but a newer trick I...

Yeah, that's what I did - but a newer trick I have learned is to go look up the OEM part number ( 26261-14D10 ) and google search that. Partzilla is $39.81, but Partzilla also lists all the things...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 33,454
Views: 4,277,779
Posted By Wadester
Well, an OEM is "only" $45.21+S&H from RockyMtAtv...

Well, an OEM is "only" $45.21+S&H from RockyMtAtv if you're in a hurry. But if you want to go used/Ebay I waited a few months for one to come up and paid $25 shipped.
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Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33,454
Views: 4,277,779
Posted By Wadester
I recall a thread somewhere by a guy tuning one...

I recall a thread somewhere by a guy tuning one of these to a kick-only DR. Can't find it now - but here's his supplier:

http://www.ecotrons.com/products/small_engine_fuel_injection_kit/
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 699,739
Posted By Wadester
You have to match the valve/connection to the gas...

You have to match the valve/connection to the gas family -

http://www.concoa.com/cgachart.html

But that is mostly Oxygen, Fuel, Inert. and many special types like Nitrous.

The cylinder does...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 33,454
Views: 4,277,779
Posted By Wadester
Hmm. Metric pitch is the distance from one...

Hmm. Metric pitch is the distance from one thread to the next, both are 1.25

The pictures are at least of the different diameters rather than a stock shot, should be the real thing -

The 14mm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33,454
Views: 4,277,779
Posted By Wadester
Yes, I had noticed that. For the frame, since no...

Yes, I had noticed that. For the frame, since no moving parts and it seals on the shoulder - should be good. Plus it's nominally shorter - tho the magnet goes up further.

The engine, now, that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33,454
Views: 4,277,779
Posted By Wadester
Not too long ago, someone posted thread sizes of...

Not too long ago, someone posted thread sizes of engine and frame drain plugs:

Engine: M14x1.25

Frame: M12x1.25

I plan on buying these magnetic versions:
...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 43,081
Posted By Wadester
Lithium batteries are fine for this application -...

Lithium batteries are fine for this application - with the usual tradeoffs of weight and cost.

Charging of lithium batteries can be more complex, but a pack that is equipped a protection circuit...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,666
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 381,291
Posted By Wadester
"I sued Home Depot 'Cause they sold me a...

"I sued Home Depot
'Cause they sold me a hammer
Which they knew I might drop on my toes "
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7,477
Views: 3,089,883
Posted By Wadester
"DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide) is a member of...

"DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide) is a member of the toluene chemical family"

Ya'll remember toluene? Main ingredient in model glue that twits used to sniff. "An important industrial solvent".
...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 43,081
Posted By Wadester
No CPAP I know of has an internal battery to...

No CPAP I know of has an internal battery to charge. That cord is to operate the unit from a "cigarette lighter" power socket.

Part of the point I was trying to make was that as long as your...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 43,081
Posted By Wadester
All CPAP machines operate on DC, and control...

All CPAP machines operate on DC, and control pressure by controlling voltage to the motor. They can only power the motor to the max DC voltage supplied - so if your setpoint is at the top of the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 694,227
Posted By Wadester
Christmas! That's what we call red & green chile...

Christmas! That's what we call red & green chile together. I'm diggin' the green - and it would look nice all green - but it's cool as is.
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 43,081
Posted By Wadester
You are right that the machine is just an...

You are right that the machine is just an appliance - a supercharger! - only the mask and exhale valve/hose section could be contaminated.

But your hose and mask only last 2-4 months? I'm running...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 02-19-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 21,919
Posted By Wadester
Here it is: ...

Here it is:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=762001

http://s017.radikal.ru/i406/1202/9b/faeac2f9a847.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 694,227
Posted By Wadester
Yes, the BW lights get AC power, both head and...

Yes, the BW lights get AC power, both head and tail. DC is supplied to the battery and ignition.

An incandescent filament flows both ways, and is hot enough that you can't see the power going to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 694,227
Posted By Wadester
That looks like the right base. and it should...

That looks like the right base. and it should work with the stock socket. My only concern would be how it deals with heat. Reading the ad, is it 3W total, or 15 (or 18)x3W? 45W might be a bit hot...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 694,227
Posted By Wadester
I'm using Krylon Fusion (for plastics). There's...

I'm using Krylon Fusion (for plastics). There's a lot of comments about plastic tanks and paint out there - and it's not clear what's up. Reading between the lines, I think that (as with any paint...
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