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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 688
Posted By HeatXfer
lol ...

lol
http://dailystache.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/all-counting-on-you.jpg

Here's a cross section: a gasket sits at the bottom of this channel and seals the speedo body to the bezel. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 688
Posted By HeatXfer
I'll try the speedo first but I plan on doing...

I'll try the speedo first but I plan on doing both.



I haven't pulled them off of mine yet but I'm hoping to reuse the originals. I'm looking for similar replacements just in case.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 688
Posted By HeatXfer
Picked up the project materials today, I'll...

Picked up the project materials today, I'll start on Sunday and keep you posted.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 688
Posted By HeatXfer
Wash board roads at 70mph+ :D

Wash board roads at 70mph+ :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 688
Posted By HeatXfer
lol - I've got a couple of friends with 950s I...

lol - I've got a couple of friends with 950s I think I can borrow the lenses from. I'm a cheap skate, I have yet to find a speedo or tach within my price range. There's one on Ebay for $120 but it's...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 688
Posted By HeatXfer
Well, this post has renewed my interest in...

Well, this post has renewed my interest in producing affordable replacement lenses.

I'll get started this week to set up test molds and hopefully in a couple of weeks I'll have a better idea of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By HeatXfer
They were thinking about meeting the 48state...

They were thinking about meeting the 48state emissions requirements....
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,275
Posted By HeatXfer
TCX Infinity or the Gaerne Balance line (Oiled or...

TCX Infinity or the Gaerne Balance line (Oiled or Pro Tech)
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,329
Posted By HeatXfer
I'm not sure what you mean; I though all gear was...

I'm not sure what you mean; I though all gear was motorcycle gear?!

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/newsletter/images2008/2008-08_Peck-LoadedBike.jpg

:rofl
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By HeatXfer
Definitely a good boot. Almost identical in...

Definitely a good boot. Almost identical in design, my 9yr old pair of Oxtars are still going strong. I am such a cheap skate but this looks like just enough incentive to make the call. And they've...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,738
Posted By HeatXfer
Not true: Helimot, Lee Parks, Churchill, Vanson...

Not true: Helimot, Lee Parks, Churchill, Vanson and Chilhowee all make their own gloves in their U.S. shops. All top quality.

You need to qualify that statement by saying all...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-03-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 34,598
Posted By HeatXfer
lol - Correlation is not causation - people...

lol - Correlation is not causation - people working in the US have a choice. :D

The bike does look cool and I'm looking forward to your initial impression and long term review. :thumbup
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,747
Views: 1,070,690
Posted By HeatXfer
That is unless he's mounting a Heidi K60 to a KTM...

That is unless he's mounting a Heidi K60 to a KTM rear. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,000
Posted By HeatXfer
I was an industrial AC mechanic for over 20yrs...

I was an industrial AC mechanic for over 20yrs before I started working indoors and I can testify to the effectiveness of Fluid Film. All of my accounts were around the SF Bay Area where constant fog...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,618
Posted By HeatXfer
I don't know if there has been a design change...

I don't know if there has been a design change from the original or this is a knock-off but it's too bad you had a bad experience with the tool. Wow. If the instructions recommend installing without...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-19-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 29,835
Posted By HeatXfer
OK. How much for kit #2?:D

OK. How much for kit #2?:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By HeatXfer
I realize it's more fun to make your own, but a...

I realize it's more fun to make your own, but a standard "high-bounce" sponge rubber ball is 2.5" dia. A pair on a cord would work well.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,116
Posted By HeatXfer
- Which tires? Nearly 8k on my Heidi's - 114hp...

- Which tires? Nearly 8k on my Heidi's
- 114hp 999cc engine, 37-40mpg. Life is a compromise
- It's an on/off road performance machine, not a Honda Civic

No, it's not a "commuter", but I commute...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By HeatXfer
Kilts required; knickers optional

Kilts required; knickers optional
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,241
Posted By HeatXfer
Mine as well! :clap

Mine as well! :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By HeatXfer
A kilt, a loin cloth, a towel, just about...

A kilt, a loin cloth, a towel, just about anything will do as long as it's not pants.

The route is decided by the lead, don't think if there is a "published" route but I think Coit Tower and Sutro...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By HeatXfer
Yeah, in the city. It'll be my first, looks to be...

Yeah, in the city. It'll be my first, looks to be a hoot.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By HeatXfer
Hey RCB, if you're going on the kilt ride...

Hey RCB, if you're going on the kilt ride Saturday I can walk you through the major and some of the minor fixes/adjustments you might need.

PM me if you'd like.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,116
Posted By HeatXfer
That's what I use. :thumbup

That's what I use. :thumbup
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By HeatXfer
Never Bungy. I web strap a plastic 2gal gas can...

Never Bungy. I web strap a plastic 2gal gas can to the rear of my 990 for long excursions. I do use a square of 1" thick neoprene under the can to prevent the real from possibly rubbing through, and...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,524
Posted By HeatXfer
Duluth Trading Company sells pants called "Fire...

Duluth Trading Company sells pants called "Fire Hose Work" pants. (http://www.duluthtrading.com/store/mens/mens-pants/work-pants-for-men/work-pants-for-men.aspx) Very heavy cotton duck/canvas. Looks...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,141
Posted By HeatXfer
+1 I only un-zip and take off the...

+1



I only un-zip and take off the jacket if I'm eating inside at a restaurant, or I'll take the pants off if I'm on a kilt ride. :D So that's maybe 2 - 3 times a year. My 2-piece 'stich is...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,618
Posted By HeatXfer
Wow, looks like you're reaching through the tire...

Wow, looks like you're reaching through the tire to the opposite side? Are you using the tool to get the 1st ("far") bead onto the wheel? You should simply push the 1st bead onto the wheel by hand,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11,429
Views: 2,441,234
Posted By HeatXfer
Point well taken, I jumped the gun. With the...

Point well taken, I jumped the gun. With the forum in flux we'll probably see the thread split eventually.

You could start it yourself. :)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 11,429
Views: 2,441,234
Posted By HeatXfer
Not clear on the concept

Not clear on the concept
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,275
Posted By HeatXfer
Definitely up for that. I've been trying on & off...

Definitely up for that. I've been trying on & off to hit the East Bay Meet & Eat (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=684610)group for months, my schedule sucks, the holidays are screwing...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-02-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,275
Posted By HeatXfer
Thanks guys. :shog Check out toto#77's...

Thanks guys. :shog

Check out toto#77's (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24823477&postcount=10398)

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/12/qeje8eqe.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,275
Posted By HeatXfer
Before: ...

Before:

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e394/heatxfer/d95a4c1d-d7f2-4b09-a3a1-c92f0a917003_zps3ae3ccc2.jpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-01-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By HeatXfer
Since some are light-heartedly throwing out...

Since some are light-heartedly throwing out names:

950/990 = Unter Liter Bodenauflockerer
1150 et al = Über Liter Bodenauflockerer
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-28-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,239
Posted By HeatXfer
I hope "Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers...

I hope "Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc)" is a temporary title.
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By HeatXfer
I understand that Fabreeze actually removes odor...

I understand that Fabreeze actually removes odor causing molecules. Spray it in there, let it sit for 10min then rinse with clear water.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,134
Posted By HeatXfer
Very nice. If my 990 didn't have abs I'd love to...

Very nice. If my 990 didn't have abs I'd love to relocate the battery there. Have you considered the possible effect that engine and radiator heat might have on the starter relay? The stock...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11,429
Views: 2,441,234
Posted By HeatXfer
Oh boy, how loud is it?

Oh boy, how loud is it?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-30-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11,429
Views: 2,441,234
Posted By HeatXfer
That's a good start. I recommend you look into...

That's a good start. I recommend you look into B.A.R.F. (http://bayarearidersforum.com/forums/) (Bay Area Riders Forum) Many ADVRider inmates spend at least as much time there as here. As a new...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-30-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11,429
Views: 2,441,234
Posted By HeatXfer
Clarify something for me: is the 1190 your first...

Clarify something for me: is the 1190 your first moto? You've got less than a few weeks riding experience and you're splitting lanes?
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