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Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Only used on headlights and body and it worked...

Only used on headlights and body and it worked great in those applications. Eliminated chipping and abrasion completely and provides some additional breakage resistance. I've used Lamin-X and Xpel...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Carrying case came with the Accu-Chek Aviva meter...

Carrying case came with the Accu-Chek Aviva meter but can be found on e-Bay and Amazon. Sharps go behind zippered pouch on left side of case.
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Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I have a carry case I think was made by...

I have a carry case I think was made by Accu-Chek. Holds an Aviva meter, vial of test strips, Accu-Check Multi-Clik lancet device, has an area for sharps and a zippered pouch that will hold a couple...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Tourmaster Overpant in Short sizes 44" waist...

Tourmaster Overpant in Short sizes 44" waist and 31" inseam, no shin protection but are reasonably water resistant and will definitely shrug off splashes. Adjustable waist allows ~ !" adjustment. ...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By DJacobsen5116
You can get a relay with dual 87 outputs but I'm...

You can get a relay with dual 87 outputs but I'm not sure of the total power available at each of the output terminals.

http://www.amazon.com/HELLA-H41510171-Dual-SPST-Relay/sim/B000VU5FMW/2
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By DJacobsen5116
You can get a relay with dual 87 outputs but I'm...

You can get a relay with dual 87 outputs but I'm not sure of the total power available at each of the output terminals.

http://www.amazon.com/HELLA-H41510171-Dual-SPST-Relay/sim/B000VU5FMW/2
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,464
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Cruz Tools Digital Tire gauge. I carry one in...

Cruz Tools Digital Tire gauge. I carry one in the small glove box of my FJR and use it frequently. Can be a little difficult to make sure it is measuring PSI instead of one of the other...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,956
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I carry a roll of blue painters tape with me. ...

I carry a roll of blue painters tape with me. Easy to remove and leaves no sticky residue, relatively inexpensive, and availabe in a number of widths. Works great for riding into the sun here in...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,201
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I've purchased a couple from Amazon ...

I've purchased a couple from Amazon http://www.amazon.com/HELLA-H41510171-Dual-SPST-Relay/sim/B000VU5FMW/2 Genuine Hella relays.
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,394
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Guilty on the Dwell Meter and Strobe timing...

Guilty on the Dwell Meter and Strobe timing light. I'm pretty sure the last time I used either one was in '78 before I went overseas for a number of years. I see them every so often and am always...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,444
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I carry a kershaw Leek almost everywhere except...

I carry a kershaw Leek almost everywhere except on airlines and have never had a problem. 3" blade, slim and doesn't wear out pants pockets.
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,610
Posted By DJacobsen5116
November 2013 issue of Consumer Reports had a...

November 2013 issue of Consumer Reports had a battery test. Tested a variety of manufacturers and listed results by battery group. I don't think any one manufacturer had top rated battereis in...
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Put the nearly right angle valve stems on my FJR...

Put the nearly right angle valve stems on my FJR at the first tire change. It was almost impossible to get the chuck on the front tire stem. I'll never forget the first time I stopped at a service...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,047
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I wear Bausch & Lomb Multi Focus lenses that vary...

I wear Bausch & Lomb Multi Focus lenses that vary the focus continuously from close up to distance. I do need to wear a pair of drugstore reading glasses at the end of the day (I am on computers...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I have the original model of the Bell Revolver...

I have the original model of the Bell Revolver and wore it for about a month before buying a Nolan. The Bell Revolver was the noisiest helmet I have ever worn, the little magnetic keeper on the...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I've used an Epson 2490 Scanner for a number of...

I've used an Epson 2490 Scanner for a number of years. Was listed as a Photo Scanner on the Epson site when I bought it. Does a good job with old black black and white family photos, newer color...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Check out the Nolan N-104 in addition to the...

Check out the Nolan N-104 in addition to the others. I've had mine for two seasons now, about 15000 miles, and it is still comfortable. Mounted a Sena 10MHR and the speakers fit with no problem,...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,459
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I had a jacket made of some sort of synthetic...

I had a jacket made of some sort of synthetic suede back in the mid-60's. Fabric liner so it was easy to put on, zipper on the sleeve that was about 6" long, completely windproof and water...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,141
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I doubt the thieves in Muscat are any dumber than...

I doubt the thieves in Muscat are any dumber than the ones in Jeddah, KSA and I came across a couple there that were pretty clever.
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,670
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Take a look at the Tourmaster Overpant. Warm...

Take a look at the Tourmaster Overpant. Warm down to about 35 which is my low temperature riding limit, vent on the thigh for warm summer days, full length two-way zipper on the outside of the...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Gas Buddy found in the Apps section of the Play...

Gas Buddy found in the Apps section of the Play Store.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,396
Posted By DJacobsen5116
alpinestar Web GoreTex for a comfortable, water...

alpinestar Web GoreTex for a comfortable, water resistant boot and the non-water resistant version Alpinestar Ride I think. I end up wearing my all day at the office when I ride. lots of 400-500...
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,274
Posted By DJacobsen5116
i have the same problem but had planned on using...

i have the same problem but had planned on using a piece of 1 x 4 to shim out the bottom of the door. The 2 x 4 makes more sense to me though and will also cost less. Thanks.
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,929
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I use regular bicycle water bottles, partially...

I use regular bicycle water bottles, partially freeze them and carry in an insulated bag in the FJR luggage. Stays cold and 4 bottles last for at least half a day in the warmest conditions.
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,828
Posted By DJacobsen5116
REI carries a lot of dfferent bicycle chain lubes...

REI carries a lot of dfferent bicycle chain lubes but I don't know how they would hold up under the higher chain speed and heat on a motorcycle.

http://www.rei.com/search?query=chain%20lube&tx=C
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I carry one of these in the miniature glove box...

I carry one of these in the miniature glove box on my FJR and use it frequently. Very accurate when compared against my other digital gauges and and expensive German bourdon tube gauge that I have...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,983
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Warm and dry place for your cats inside. My...

Warm and dry place for your cats inside. My Bengals pretend they are tough but after about five minutes of rain they are ready to come back in and find a warm spot, usually on top of the covered...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,359
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Icon has or had a brown boot.

Icon has or had a brown boot.
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,875
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Oxford Heaterz - new design controller, easy...

Oxford Heaterz - new design controller, easy installation, very effective and reasonably priced, less than $70 for my '09 FJR. Make a huge difference, no more cold finger tips, comfortable warm...
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,495
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I've been using Speed Bleeders for about 15 years...

I've been using Speed Bleeders for about 15 years on four different Nissan vehicles, 3 motorcycles, my sister's honda's. Quickets, easiest and most reliable way of bleed brakes and hydraulic...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,263
Posted By DJacobsen5116
I've used Oil Eater ...

I've used Oil Eater http://oileater.com/household/cleaner-degreaser/ on some pretty greasy and oily clothes with good results. I don't know how well it will work on the synthetic fabrics in...
Forum: The Garage 09-23-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,210
Posted By DJacobsen5116
On my FJR I had some cupping on a pair of...

On my FJR I had some cupping on a pair of BT-023's and increasing the tire pressure to 1-2 pounds above the factory pressures listed on the bike seemed to make a difference. When I switched to...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,833
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Looks like a saw filing vise but the jaws don't...

Looks like a saw filing vise but the jaws don't seem wide enough for that.

http://www.vintagesaws.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=13_12
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Mine were slipping also so I removed them and...

Mine were slipping also so I removed them and reattached using Scotts Grip glue. That worked until the grips got warm while the FJR sat in the sun for several hours. Took the grips off again which...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,632
Posted By DJacobsen5116
+1 for ...

+1 for http://www.cycleterminal.com/sleeve-tubing.html One stop source for motorcylce electrical fittings.
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Send an email to ...

Send an email to http://oxford-products.com/ Attn: Karen and ask her. I've talked to her a couple of times on different matters and think she can provide you with a meaningful...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,667
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Small piece of foam or anything that will hold...

Small piece of foam or anything that will hold the nut up far enough to allow the bolt to engage the threads. Kitchen sponge, packing peanuts, cardboard are all things I have used in the past. I...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Stock front tire size for the Yamaha FJR1300.

Stock front tire size for the Yamaha FJR1300.
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,687
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Webbikeword.com has done some horn tests over the...

Webbikeword.com has done some horn tests over the years. Results have generally matched your suspicions - there is a fair amount of exaggeration or just plain guessing at how loud horns are.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,275
Posted By DJacobsen5116
Nolan N-104 has a little space at the back of the...

Nolan N-104 has a little space at the back of the helmet that accepts the battery pack from the Sena SMH10R, controls mount neatly on the side, speaker and mic cable all route neatly inside helmet. ...
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