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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 638,750
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, 10:12 PM
Replies: 30,384
Views: 3,780,374
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, 08:19 PM
Replies: 30,384
Views: 3,780,374
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, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30,384
Views: 3,780,374
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, 03:14 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 31,419
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, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,470
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 332,757
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, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,825,585
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, 02:18 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 31,419
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, 10:00 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 31,419
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, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 598,969
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, 09:48 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 31,419
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: Layin' down tracks 02-19-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 19,949
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, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 598,969
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, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 598,969
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, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 598,969
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...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 598,969
Posted By Wadester
Tank, post paint; ...

Tank, post paint;

http://i478.photobucket.com/albums/rr147/wadesterNM/IMG_5250s.jpg

http://i478.photobucket.com/albums/rr147/wadesterNM/IMG_5249s.jpg

I think I need to go after the "decal"...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 598,969
Posted By Wadester
On another front, I was inspired a while back...

On another front, I was inspired a while back when an inmate posted that he had modded an XT skid plate to fit the BW.

I have found that Partzilla will tell you all the things a specific part will...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 598,969
Posted By Wadester
I've been working on the gas tank that came...

I've been working on the gas tank that came along with my BW350. It had a rattlecan paint job when I got it - and looked like this after a quick citristrip job:
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 30,384
Views: 3,780,374
Posted By Wadester
Thank you 2Bold2GetOld! I was being too picture...

Thank you 2Bold2GetOld! I was being too picture oriented - didn't even glance at that flow chart, but it says exactly what I wanted to know!



Yeah, and that's what had me confused. Stock...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30,384
Views: 3,780,374
Posted By Wadester
Here's a better tool tube clamp - you can use the...

Here's a better tool tube clamp - you can use the clamp bolts as the mount rather than having a separate mount you clamp to:

http://www.jegs.com/images/photos/500/555/555-30854.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 30,384
Views: 3,780,374
Posted By Wadester
A question about oil routing? Looking at the...

A question about oil routing? Looking at the diagram in the manual, you can only see the top of the return line:
...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,825,585
Posted By Wadester
Travelchair Joey: ...

Travelchair Joey:

http://www.camping-gear-outlet.com/images/product/97/6_534486.jpg

$60 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00021TM7Y/ref=ord_cart_shr?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3L28QJ14J217Y
...
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 302,521
Posted By Wadester
I think the Hella 90mm's take H9: ...

I think the Hella 90mm's take H9:

http://www.myhellalights.com/index.php/default/auxiliary-lamps/modules/headlamp-modules/90mm-headlamp-module/


That said, I've got an H9 to try in a Britannia...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30,384
Views: 3,780,374
Posted By Wadester
Look at the shaft carefully. My bolt vanished...

Look at the shaft carefully. My bolt vanished some time back in the nineties, and about a year ago I had enough parts needed so S&H was well spread. When I went to install said bolt - it turned out...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 30,384
Views: 3,780,374
Posted By Wadester
The difference appears to be the...

The difference appears to be the hoses/connections.

DRZ250 hoses:
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDgwWDY0MA==/z/Tg8AAOSwQJhUdqLG/$_12.JPG

DR350 cooler
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30,384
Views: 3,780,374
Posted By Wadester
I have a '92 DR350S - and that stock seat is...

I have a '92 DR350S - and that stock seat is original except for the newer cover. The seat I bought for it's pan was a random ebay seat.

I have seen taller foams available, but I recall that all...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-10-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 23,168
Posted By Wadester
Maybe ...

Maybe

http://www.gunnisonkoa.com/Gunnison%20KOA%20Tour/slides/4B1H0971-1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30,384
Views: 3,780,374
Posted By Wadester
Ok, waaaay back in 2/2011 I picked up a Seat...

Ok, waaaay back in 2/2011 I picked up a Seat Concepts seat (I think it was their first batch) and took these pics:
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-10-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15,289
Views: 1,206,782
Posted By Wadester
No! Bin Laden!

No! Bin Laden!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-10-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15,289
Views: 1,206,782
Posted By Wadester
No, hands free is like BlueToof - Once you use...

No, hands free is like BlueToof - Once you use your hands to place the item you can let go.

On a Camelbak, you place the bite valve in your mouth - then let go with hands and hold with teeth/lips....
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,077
Posted By Wadester
Remember that it's not just 9 lbs static weight -...

Remember that it's not just 9 lbs static weight - as you hit bumps it will give much higher transient loads. The issue is the flexing of the flat aluminum you're attaching to more than just pull...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-10-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15,289
Views: 1,206,782
Posted By Wadester
Handsfree!

Handsfree!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-10-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15,289
Views: 1,206,782
Posted By Wadester
African or European? Edit: Ok, nonsmartass...

African or European?

Edit: Ok, nonsmartass answer - quality of materials and design. Some noncamelbak are good - but they are different in bladder material, bite valve, and fill/seal interface.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15,289
Views: 1,206,782
Posted By Wadester
I say go for it! ...

I say go for it!

http://www.hill-kleerup.org/blog/doingwrite/wp/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/what-could-possibly-go-wrong.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15,289
Views: 1,206,782
Posted By Wadester
I'm thinking it looks like this SR500 switch: ...

I'm thinking it looks like this SR500 switch:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8025/7164558095_d75096a6d5.jpg

I know I could get it further apart - but as you said.... itty bitty springs and balls...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 598,969
Posted By Wadester
Starter relay clicking under the seat? Cable...

Starter relay clicking under the seat?

Cable to starter got good connection?

Try lightly tapping the starter with a hammer as you press the easy button. If that works, you need new brushes.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15,289
Views: 1,206,782
Posted By Wadester
You could replace the switch assembly, that's...

You could replace the switch assembly, that's easy to do - couple of screws and one electrical connector. But the new part is about $130 (rocky mt atv/oem parts). You could swap for a junkyard...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15,289
Views: 1,206,782
Posted By Wadester
The stock ones are so lame that it may actually...

The stock ones are so lame that it may actually be working!:D Or full of dirt, which does happen. Or maybe loose/not grounded?

I would check for power to the horn if you haven't already.

After...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 598,969
Posted By Wadester
A while back I got a Yoshimura spark...

A while back I got a Yoshimura spark arrester/baffle for my BW350. I hadn't finished the project, but a PM asking about it got me back on track.

So - first things first. Attachment. Replaced the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 598,969
Posted By Wadester
Point being - it's corrosion in the aluminum...

Point being - it's corrosion in the aluminum case/bolt area that's holding things. You might try something like Aluminum Jelly...
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