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Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 104,766
Posted By Stagehand
So cool, and yet another reason to envy Prutser :)

So cool, and yet another reason to envy Prutser :)
Forum: Racing 03-25-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,107
Posted By Stagehand
yeah, just ok :D No worries Dev.. I'm just in it...

yeah, just ok :D No worries Dev.. I'm just in it for the ladies

http://photos.nasarallysport.com/Event/2015-Sandblast-Rally/Anders-Green-Volunteer/i-mtP9Xnn/0/L/20150307_104858-L.jpg
Forum: Racing 03-25-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,107
Posted By Stagehand
ahhh BMW. THey're OK :D

ahhh BMW. THey're OK :D
Forum: Racing 03-25-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,455
Posted By Stagehand
Yes to all. Itsa great ride. A bit...

Yes to all.

Itsa great ride.

A bit buggy, but good :D...
Forum: Racing 03-24-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 30,461
Posted By Stagehand
8.5 x 11 front? I dont know if i have that kind...

8.5 x 11 front? I dont know if i have that kind of front but I'll wing it :D It could use some mud flap or something up there
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 825
Posted By Stagehand
combo platter of making the seat taller, pegs...

combo platter of making the seat taller, pegs lower, and handlebars higher/farther away. Kind of like cubicly increasing the volume of the whole thing, but yeah at hte far end of that particular...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 825
Posted By Stagehand
I started riding my dads CX when I was only able...

I started riding my dads CX when I was only able to reach each footpeg from the seat, so I always assumed I would never be able to touch the ground from a seated position. It was Riding, or Alongside...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,095
Posted By Stagehand
Whats the compression, per side, out of...

Whats the compression, per side, out of curiosity? If you dont mind checking.
Forum: Racing 03-23-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,310
Posted By Stagehand
I tried out the new Leatt Fusion 3. Its way...

I tried out the new Leatt Fusion 3. Its way better, for me, than a separate neck brace, which I could never get to work properly and its the same price as an individual neckbrace, anyway, but...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 51,870
Posted By Stagehand
My apologies, sir, the rear shocks are spoken...

My apologies, sir, the rear shocks are spoken for, as are the exhausts, gas tank, final drive, ignition switch trans and engine proper, and possibly the front wheel, although that is in progress and...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stagehand
now that, I can get behind :deal

now that, I can get behind :deal
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stagehand
All this basically says is that our airheads that...

All this basically says is that our airheads that use an odyssey would benefit from a high output voltage regulator, that might cook an ordinary lead acid
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stagehand
Sorry I didn't get it when you said it. I may not...

Sorry I didn't get it when you said it. I may not be good but I'm slow
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 51,870
Posted By Stagehand
OK, me bretheren, Im going to make my RS...

OK, me bretheren, Im going to make my RS disappear! ANd in its place a huge stack of twenties and hundreds.

Well, haha, maybe a short stack of dimes, but I'd like to come to a mutually beneficial...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stagehand
Well really my central question revolved around...

Well really my central question revolved around what was feasibly the lowest capacity battery for starting a basic 1000cc engine, and minus all the froofery of extra crap that the battery is used for...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stagehand
I went ahead and ordered the alien motion Am-12...

I went ahead and ordered the alien motion Am-12 XP.

It came with recommendations as to battery strength, but also its a good American company, far as I can tell. As far as they can be anyway, I...
Forum: Racing 03-20-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,455
Posted By Stagehand
Im planning on signing up agian, Pete- I just...

Im planning on signing up agian, Pete- I just have a few things to get out of hte way first :D I will probably have to wait until just after April, I think, to sign up, but don't count me out!
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,405
Views: 1,409,175
Posted By Stagehand
They are a decent dual sport bike, and not...

They are a decent dual sport bike, and not subject to grenadinging enginewise but you have to keep a sharp eye on the wheel and pivot bearings. And one or two other quirky things but basically a very...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stagehand
I've filled a lot of lead acid batteries, but...

I've filled a lot of lead acid batteries, but never installed an agm acid pack. How does that work?
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stagehand
I wish I had the bike in front of me, but I dont...

I wish I had the bike in front of me, but I dont anymore.. I do have the dimensions of the Shorai, at 5.83L x 2.63W x 4.13H.

I know Im using a piece of mudflap at the top, bottm and sides. The L...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stagehand
I think I found the unit I'd like to try. Its a...

I think I found the unit I'd like to try. Its a friend of a friend, and this battery has seen time in the Dakar, and looks to put out the same sort of power in the same package....
Forum: Racing 03-18-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,455
Posted By Stagehand
:freaky Yeah thats a good description, and I...

:freaky Yeah thats a good description, and I love the grass track stage, but I think we need to organise it differently. Probably two laps, because the spectator aspect is awesome, and last year, we...
Forum: Racing 03-18-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,455
Posted By Stagehand
Yeah Im glad they're planning ahead. :D I am...

Yeah Im glad they're planning ahead. :D I am looking forward to this year, too :D
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stagehand
Thanks for the info. Its dense, as is that...

Thanks for the info. Its dense, as is that thread, so I was trying to generate some basic guidleines.My googling turned up that probably overly simplisitic 1 amp per cubic inch, otherwise what do...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stagehand
the PC680 has only 170 CCa, but does 520 for five...

the PC680 has only 170 CCa, but does 520 for five seconds.



the Shorai LFX18L1-BS12 says 270CCA. It does not list a five second hot delivery. relatively low amp hours, like 6-9



The...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stagehand
Kick start is four speed or weak five speed :( ...

Kick start is four speed or weak five speed :(

Oh! I should add that the Shorai I was using, and that is fine when it works, is a 270 cranking amps battery. So thats a 4+ to 1 ratio of amps to...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stagehand
Well the casing has fatigue cracked aroundthe...

Well the casing has fatigue cracked aroundthe terminals to the basic point of failure, and I figure its probably part and parcel of the starting problem. I finally kind of suspect its a intermittent...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,537
Posted By Stagehand
Cranking amps per cubic displacement

Speaking of battery size, and how big of one to start an engine, I have reaad the rule of thumb is at least one Cold Cranking Amp per cubic inch of displacement.

A 1000cc engine is about 61 cubic...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6,405
Views: 1,409,175
Posted By Stagehand
I get a similar thing. thumbing hte staerter...

I get a similar thing. thumbing hte staerter button produces nothing, not eve n a solenoid click. A fe one/two thumbs and it finds itself. Its almost like the brushes in the starter landed between...
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 844
Posted By Stagehand
I have seriously changed a lot of tires on the...

I have seriously changed a lot of tires on the PD. Like, three sets a year for a lot of years. Breaking hte bead has been nothing compared to getting the tube in without popping it.

Motion Pro...
Forum: Racing 03-14-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 22,202
Posted By Stagehand
oh man that is awesome! :clap

oh man that is awesome! :clap
Forum: Racing 03-12-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 30,461
Posted By Stagehand
I will pass you the baton in Ensanada :freaky My...

I will pass you the baton in Ensanada :freaky My vintage shedbuild made it to the finish of the shakedown, so on a truck it goes!

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Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By Stagehand
I'm really lookong forward to riding on the S-12....

I'm really lookong forward to riding on the S-12.

With the confirmation bias I currently have about them I'm sure I'll love them for anything short of self destructing.

I'm sure I will not...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By Stagehand
I havent fallen in love with the Michelin Desert...

I havent fallen in love with the Michelin Desert rear, although it does seem to wear like iron. Its just the lugs are kinda too big for me, and the carcass is pretty stiff. I think it would hold its...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 749,396
Posted By Stagehand
Curse you, Red Baron!

Curse you, Red Baron!
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,310
Posted By Stagehand
https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfp1/t31.0-8/11016790_10152733128587654_2330727800677483203_o.jpg

From FB- Bill's smiling@!
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 911
Posted By Stagehand
:clap

:clap
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 911
Posted By Stagehand
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 90,280
Posted By Stagehand
I didnt get any video, this time :( I brought the...

I didnt get any video, this time :( I brought the go-pro, but I had so many other problems, getting footage was not on my radar :(

I found some glamour shots, though:
...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,310
Posted By Stagehand
DAve Jansen: ...

DAve Jansen:
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