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Forum: The Garage 05-28-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By Lorretto
If $300.00 includes all the material and prep...

If $300.00 includes all the material and prep work other than the cost of the new fender that doesn't sound too bad to have the car put back to decent appearance. It is tough to match the quality of...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-08-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,301
Posted By Lorretto
Just a question, any chance the TDC engine...

Just a question, any chance the TDC engine locking bolt sheared off? Should be 80mm if the KTM bolt was used.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,578
Posted By Lorretto
Is a class worth it - Yes. I would...

Is a class worth it - Yes.

I would encourage you to look into a class like the Total Control mentioned above. The class is sort of a stepping stone, way past the MSF doctrine but not about speed...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,300
Posted By Lorretto
If the Klim gear doesn't do it for you, it may...

If the Klim gear doesn't do it for you, it may be worth a look at the Dane bike gear. Not as pricey as the Rukka but has a Gore-Tex outer shell.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,673
Posted By Lorretto
If you have some time on your hands for an...

If you have some time on your hands for an extensive battery discussion, check here.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=757934...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,716
Views: 739,073
Posted By Lorretto
BB - Nice find - the Salar is a very cool place.

BB - Nice find - the Salar is a very cool place.
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Lorretto
Latex

If you can find an old heat plate used for stripping siding on house that looks like this

Amazon is out of stock
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,179
Posted By Lorretto
Earbuds

I like the Klipsch S4i: better than decent sound, good noise canceling and works with most Apple products. Mine were on sale for $45.00. If I fubar them not a big hit just get another pair. If...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-22-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,484
Posted By Lorretto
RR: If you haven't seen this thread take a look ...

RR: If you haven't seen this thread take a look

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=447369 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=447369&highlight=tahoe)
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,494
Posted By Lorretto
If they have tack/dressage shops, horse livery or...

If they have tack/dressage shops, horse livery or stable; whatever they are called in the stans would be a good place to start for leather care products. I have had good results with...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,290
Posted By Lorretto
+1 on SSD as the only way to go. As a...

+1 on SSD as the only way to go.

As a former business road warrior, I lost three HDDs over a bunch of years. May have been the way I had the laptop strapped on the bike; who knows. However, not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,398
Posted By Lorretto
Mine comes and goes - license and registration...

Mine comes and goes - license and registration please.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,074
Posted By Lorretto
My bike garage is two miles away as well, I got...

My bike garage is two miles away as well, I got tired of paying $240.00 a month for two bikes.

I assume you have already explored talking to the local building supers to work out a deal that...
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,962
Posted By Lorretto
+1 on RuGlyde Agreed - Sometimes it's not...

+1 on RuGlyde

Agreed - Sometimes it's not the money, it's the time. If it takes 3 hours to R&R the tire, that's 3 hours the OP could spend doing something else. I work on my bike because the...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By Lorretto
Can't add to the Adv/Amatuer but here is one of...

Can't add to the Adv/Amatuer but here is one of the French distributors for

the official products:
...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,149
Posted By Lorretto
A lifetime ago I delivered #2 heating oil. If the...

A lifetime ago I delivered #2 heating oil. If the tanks aren't equalizing you usually have a vent problem. With a common fill, there should be two vents. If the second tank isn't venting or venting...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-19-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,343
Posted By Lorretto
FWIW the 41L KTM branded Tourtech panniers will...

FWIW the 41L KTM branded Tourtech panniers will just barely hold a Medium or Large full face helmet [10.5 inches wide]. The lip at the top of the bag is narrower than the body; just guessing about...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 242,335
Posted By Lorretto
Congrats Lyndon! Quite a ride for the...

Congrats Lyndon!

Quite a ride for the pilot, crew, family and the proud vicarious pillion gallery
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 31,867
Posted By Lorretto
This guy is a real piece of work - he now has 12...

This guy is a real piece of work - he now has 12 videos on Youtube all of which now have the comment feature disabled. Not hard to figure out why.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-19-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,259
Posted By Lorretto
Great choice - Cooper Canyon will not disappoint....

Great choice - Cooper Canyon will not disappoint.

I went the Chepe route and rented 4X4; sadly the 950 was left at home.

Just a suggestion, if you don't already have a AAA international...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,789
Posted By Lorretto
Nice find on the old post. I had bad...

Nice find on the old post.

I had bad experience with a Lincoln resulting full thickness tears, torn labrum & separated shoulder.

Have your Doc write the pain & muscle relaxer Rxs before the...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 31,867
Posted By Lorretto
Here you go ...

Here you go

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=konvoiromania11&oq=konvoiromania11&gs_l=youtube.12...2142.2142.0.4183.1.1.0.0.0.0.462.462.4-1.1.0...0.0...1ac.zGGn8PFpMEA...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 31,867
Posted By Lorretto
HC Good job on YouTube. All but one of the...

HC

Good job on YouTube. All but one of the comments got spam flagged so someone is watching and listening at the creation end.

One Comment remains for the moment on YouTube as follows:

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,898
Posted By Lorretto
Some people deserve to be eating...

Some people deserve to be eating institutionalized food and DE should have at least one more moron at the idiots with deadly weapons table.

Maybe it's just me but PU driver sounds like he is...
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 31,867
Posted By Lorretto
HC I assume you have seen the 9 videos on...

HC

I assume you have seen the 9 videos on Youtube under
konvoiromania11

If not you may want to post your experience
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,191
Posted By Lorretto
+ ∞ "The DC metro area is chock-full of lousy...

+ ∞ "The DC metro area is chock-full of lousy drivers, but the worst is the damn Priuses. Aside from their ponderously slow pace and general indifference to driving skill, they're the most...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Lorretto
Thumb Bolivia

Congrats on your choice of Bolivia it is truly a land of extremes.

Did a similar trip a bunch of years ago in a FJ40 so I can't really comment on the bike specific issues.

If your group is...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,848
Posted By Lorretto
Here you go. <iframe width="560"...

Here you go.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/kMETvNWuL_g" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Instructions to embed are here
...
Forum: Racing 09-03-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 242,335
Posted By Lorretto
Lyndon - Hope the message sinks in that the...

Lyndon - Hope the message sinks in that the others have put forth but just in case - don't screw up the healing by pushing too early. By week four you will be very tempted to push through and get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,703
Posted By Lorretto
Not me. Being a city dweller not much in the way...

Not me. Being a city dweller not much in the way of open space. Jumping curbs is just not the same.




<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/NUGCRRdmAbY"...
Forum: The Garage 08-31-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,301
Posted By Lorretto
Wiha:thumb I have there heavy duty...

Wiha:thumb

I have there heavy duty screwdriver set and very satisfied with price and quality. I don't remember the specific name on them as they have a couple of different screwdirver styles...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-29-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By Lorretto
DC Contiunes to be Best at the Worst

Just in case anybody missed where the worst city drivers are in the nation: DC takes the top post besting Baltimore, MD and Alexandria VA.

Full story from Yahoo below

Across the nation,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,182
Posted By Lorretto
Many of us have been in your shoes and made the...

Many of us have been in your shoes and made the same mistakes if you want to call it that.

Don't let it get you POd. If you can fix it for $700.00 and a couple of weekends doing the R&R;...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 203,866
Posted By Lorretto
Thanks 950 I got a new to me garage that is...

Thanks 950

I got a new to me garage that is getting sorted out and will give the multi meter a go at the Highland. All I need now is multi-meter for dummies book.
Forum: Europe 08-11-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By Lorretto
Question What do you use in EC/EU to Secure a Garage Door

Question from across the pond. Sorry in advance if this subject has been beat to death. I have a new to me garage that could be embarassed by a ten year old with a coat hanger from a security stand...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-05-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,468
Posted By Lorretto
Dog: No experience with the 990s or the...

Dog:

No experience with the 990s or the error code but some of the early 950s had an issue with the radiator cap building up crud and puking coolant. Easy to check and cheap.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,240
Posted By Lorretto
The advice for you not post anything relating to...

The advice for you not post anything relating to your situation is spot on as not all cases settle out of court. However, you matter sounds like you are only looking to recover on the property damage...
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,636
Posted By Lorretto
There will be joy today with the HVAC, they...

There will be joy today with the HVAC, they started on it this morning.

GH its 12K BTUs on the cooling and 14K on the heating.

Laconic - the installer says the unit is more than enough on...
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 203,866
Posted By Lorretto
950 - Glad you solved the charging issue. ...

950 - Glad you solved the charging issue.

With any luck I will be right behind you with a success story. What kind of out put did you get on the failed vs corrected stator?
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,636
Posted By Lorretto
Zap - thanks <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...

Zap - thanks
<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
The HVAC is going in, [Mitsubishi Ductless Mini-Split] they have half the $$ so I'm trying to be...
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