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Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By ObiWanJak
The Patagonia Stormfront series are excellent. I...

The Patagonia Stormfront series are excellent. I have this one and am highly impressed. I live in Japan and commute to work every day. This sees a lot of abuse and has carried my gear all over Asia...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,913
Posted By ObiWanJak
On my 690R, I ran a trail tech 8" light with a 7"...

On my 690R, I ran a trail tech 8" light with a 7" DOD conversion from the member Boatman on this website. The 8" light isn't a good street pattern, but the boat,an conversion was great!
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,814
Posted By ObiWanJak
I commuted daily with it in San Diego city...

I commuted daily with it in San Diego city traffic for 18 months. Most of the time I was wearing it over a standard Rukka jacket. Leatt says you can wear them over a standard jacket, so I think it's...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-18-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 144,633
Posted By ObiWanJak
Hey guys, My wife's clean Ruckus up for sale...

Hey guys,

My wife's clean Ruckus up for sale - includes full Givi setup and under seat storage.

I'll monitor questions in the For Sale post (as opposed to here). Thanks!
...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5,975
Views: 1,193,561
Posted By ObiWanJak
Any inputs on how well the MRA Vario screen...

Any inputs on how well the MRA Vario screen works?

Is it just a regular MRA screen with their regular touring screen with an add-on spoiler? Or is it a different screen alltogether?

Thanks.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5,975
Views: 1,193,561
Posted By ObiWanJak
You can try this item to fix LED turn signal...

You can try this item to fix LED turn signal problem. I am not sure where the flasher is on this bike, but you can pull it and see if the plug matches. Even if the plug doesn't match, you can...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5,975
Views: 1,193,561
Posted By ObiWanJak
Hey guys... I am looking for a part. When the...

Hey guys... I am looking for a part. When the dealer installed my Termi exhaust, I got a box of parts from the stock exhaust. Apparently it did not include the head shield for the cat (see pic...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5,975
Views: 1,193,561
Posted By ObiWanJak
Hey guys... it looks like I am getting sent to...

Hey guys... it looks like I am getting sent to Japan for work (military)... so my full Termi has to go!

I have it posted up here if anyone is interested. Thanks!

Of note, I was able to get the...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,287
Posted By ObiWanJak
I like the yaesu VX-7R - it is wonderfully...

I like the yaesu VX-7R - it is wonderfully capable as a radio, and is waterproof. You can modify it to transmit on FRS (insert legal disclaimer here, but do a internet search for 'vx-7r freeband mod'...
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5,975
Views: 1,193,561
Posted By ObiWanJak
Sock Monkey, I found your reply in this...

Sock Monkey,

I found your reply in this thread, please let us know if you have a more thorough report elsewhere. I didn't see any pics in this thread!

You said there that the results were...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,239
Posted By ObiWanJak
Hey guys, I have a size 34 Roadcrafter up...

Hey guys,

I have a size 34 Roadcrafter up for sale in the FM. I know it's not exactly in line with the 'gear locker' idea, but it might help someone out here. If the jacket goes to someone 16 or...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-13-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 65,623
Posted By ObiWanJak
Hey guys, I might get sent to Japan for work! ...

Hey guys, I might get sent to Japan for work!

I have a Multistrada, but it might not be cost effective to get it registered in Japan. I might buy a PCX 125 instead.

Of course I could buy one...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By ObiWanJak
Here's another option for the 60-series: ...

Here's another option for the 60-series:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=550178&highlight=garmin

Loren
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 230,237
Posted By ObiWanJak
This isn't the one that I used, but I'm sure it...

This isn't the one that I used, but I'm sure it would work. I bought a plug-in one made for motorcycles. You might also need the wiring kit unless you are handy with a soldering iron.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 230,237
Posted By ObiWanJak
I used to have the same setup, I used these -...

I used to have the same setup, I used these - they can be ordered with KTM fittings so they will clip into the existing wiring. Just need to drill a single hold to make them work. I used an...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 35,453
Posted By ObiWanJak
Hey guys, I have my Desertika up for sale here: ...

Hey guys, I have my Desertika up for sale here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=622025

It's a great jacket, but I am selling my dirt bike (cry!). In response to the previous...
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,578
Posted By ObiWanJak
+2 on light grey tall Dakars...

+2 on light grey tall Dakars...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 616,697
Posted By ObiWanJak
690 crash bars for sale in the flea market: ...

690 crash bars for sale in the flea market:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=531472
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-07-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,318
Posted By ObiWanJak
Another vote for the Lowrance HDS-5 Baja....

Another vote for the Lowrance HDS-5 Baja. Fantastic maps, better than Garmin. But that will only cover you for offroad nav as they don't autoroute. Great setup, have one in my Taco.

Loren
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 230,237
Posted By ObiWanJak
Does anyone know if the rad guards fit around the...

Does anyone know if the rad guards fit around the Safari tank?

LMJ
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-06-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,012
Posted By ObiWanJak
I think the time zone setting will only effect...

I think the time zone setting will only effect the local time on the gps, probably not the time to acquire. The emphemeris data should get bounced against the zulu time in the gps and not be affected...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-04-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,012
Posted By ObiWanJak
Double check the GPS time prior to getting a...

Double check the GPS time prior to getting a position fix. If it is reverting back to the time of the previous GPS time sync (instead of counting up and showing current time following a shut down),...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 230,237
Posted By ObiWanJak
I second the opinion of removing the front seat...

I second the opinion of removing the front seat mount. I have an Emig and a Renazco, which will make the fit a lot harder than stock. I removed the front seat mount, but then lowered the front tank...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,132
Posted By ObiWanJak
The only possible issues I can see is clearance...

The only possible issues I can see is clearance between the fork seal covers and a 70-section tire. Another member had a 70-section tire that did not clear and ate up his plastic seal covers. I have...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 230,237
Posted By ObiWanJak
Any update on pics? Thanks!

Any update on pics? Thanks!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-01-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,769
Posted By ObiWanJak
A common problem with the 276 is the backup...

A common problem with the 276 is the backup battery going dead. This will cause the GPS internal clock to drop out and dramatically increase satellite acquisition times. Turn your GPS on and see if...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 616,697
Posted By ObiWanJak
That's the Enduro tankbag. Attaches great in the...

That's the Enduro tankbag. Attaches great in the back through an intersection in the frame trellis. The front must be routed carefully so as not to interfere w/ the steering stops.

Loren
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 616,697
Posted By ObiWanJak
Touratech part, Luggage rack extension for LC4: ...

Touratech part, Luggage rack extension for LC4:

http://www.touratech-usa.com/shop/show.lasso?sku=051-1104&-session=touratech:4408678302bc916459XpY41AE03F

KTM part listed as Bracket 690 Enduro /...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 616,697
Posted By ObiWanJak
Which rack? The aluminum colored one is a...

Which rack? The aluminum colored one is a universal Touratech rack. I marked it out and drilled through to mount it to the KTM rear rack (horseshoe rack). The side racks are the KTM factory luggage...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 616,697
Posted By ObiWanJak
Gents, I had one of these left over from my...

Gents,

I had one of these left over from my R12GS:

http://piratesk12site.net/R1200GS.htm

I cut down the plastic hand grips so I could fit a 10 CM flat socket cap screw through the rear bag...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-19-2008, 05:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,569
Posted By ObiWanJak
Specific directions for taking the 276 apart are...

Specific directions for taking the 276 apart are here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=364208

You also have to remove the antenna retaining nut. Other than that, it should be...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-11-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,012
Posted By ObiWanJak
When I received the battery, it had no voltage...

When I received the battery, it had no voltage across the terminals - but the 276 will charge it when it's plugged in - the backup battery and main battery are charged at the same time (about 3.6V...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-09-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,012
Posted By ObiWanJak
I'm going to revive an older thread here. I tried...

I'm going to revive an older thread here. I tried to order the battery as suggested here, but I never was able to get it to take a charge. I suspect that due to the manufacturer discontinuing them,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 616,697
Posted By ObiWanJak
You can find out more about the Asus EEEPC here: ...

You can find out more about the Asus EEEPC here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=286935&highlight=asus

// I had a touratech plate mounted to the horseshoe hard parts mount - my...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-10-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,628
Posted By ObiWanJak
If the GPS permanently lives on the bike... you...

If the GPS permanently lives on the bike... you could try removing the battery all together. Try to get a dead battery from an ADVer or on Fleabay and remove the back cover to seal the battery port....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-02-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,906
Posted By ObiWanJak
Is there a way to change data fields on the...

Is there a way to change data fields on the navigation screen? My friend has one and I could only get it to show distance to next turn in the top right, ETA and speed. On the 276 and 60 series, you...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-02-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,119
Posted By ObiWanJak
Garmin recently released the Nuvi 500, which has...

Garmin recently released the Nuvi 500, which has road and topos maps preloaded... and is waterproof. With size and weight about right for the moto crowd, I think it's going to be extremely popular....
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,545
Posted By ObiWanJak
I just put my Sprinter up for sale on this...

I just put my Sprinter up for sale on this site... might interest someone here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=389280

Loren
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 32,363
Posted By ObiWanJak
I have a 118" wheelbase, low top van, the...

I have a 118" wheelbase, low top van, the smallest sprinter made. On my last cross-country trip, driving 65 with a 1000 lb load, it averaged 27 mpg. When I drive on level terrain at 60, I get 30 mpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 616,697
Posted By ObiWanJak
Pics as requested. Loren ...

Pics as requested.

Loren

http://lorenjacobi.smugmug.com/photos/343895877_5sSB2-S.jpg
http://lorenjacobi.smugmug.com/photos/343896052_z3mqi-S.jpg...
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