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Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 30,634
Posted By dmftoy1
Yup, it's in the release notes for the upgrade. ...

Yup, it's in the release notes for the upgrade. I like it better than double tap
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 30,634
Posted By dmftoy1
I'm behind a windscreen wife rides naked. . ....

I'm behind a windscreen wife rides naked. . . .heh heh heh
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 30,634
Posted By dmftoy1
Just checked and ours are 1406xxxxxx

Just checked and ours are 1406xxxxxx
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 30,634
Posted By dmftoy1
3 days in the rain last weekend with a pair of...

3 days in the rain last weekend with a pair of them and zero issues. Rain level varied from all day light misting to torrential downpours and zero issues. (Also a day and 1/2 riding solo addl on...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,098
Posted By dmftoy1
Shipped a 69 Bonneville to a friend in England...

Shipped a 69 Bonneville to a friend in England and he requested that I coat bike in it. Arrived there looking great and he was happy. Said it smoked a fair bit the first time he fired it up and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,041
Posted By dmftoy1
Did you check for firmware upgrade?

Did you check for firmware upgrade?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,123
Posted By dmftoy1
Yup, it's there

Yup, it's there
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By dmftoy1
I've owned two and they were great bikes for what...

I've owned two and they were great bikes for what they were. Always seemed to track fine, etc
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,760
Posted By dmftoy1
Astroglide is what a lot of folks use but any...

Astroglide is what a lot of folks use but any water based lube will work. Walk into Walmart and ask if you can order a gallon of astroglide and check out the looks you get
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,291
Posted By dmftoy1
Two negatives - 1 - you have to be careful...

Two negatives -

1 - you have to be careful not to get them spilled into your wheel bearings when you change a tubeless tire.
2 - they took out the TPM's on my buddies new Concours cost 140 to...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 30,634
Posted By dmftoy1
Fwiw - the smartphone app has a users guide built...

Fwiw - the smartphone app has a users guide built in which is really nice. You can easily adjust settings, set radio presets, speed dialing, etc. so far pretty tickled with mine
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,760
Posted By dmftoy1
I've had good luck with the motion pro's Key...

I've had good luck with the motion pro's

Key thing to changing a tire is getting opposite side bead down in the drop center. I use 8" irons and if it's too hard then it's time to step back, have...
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,732
Posted By dmftoy1
Quincy 220v 5hp two stage with 60 gallon tank is...

Quincy 220v 5hp two stage with 60 gallon tank is what I went with and I love it. Was really hard to pull the trigger but is so much more usable than the pos craftsman 220v 30 gallon 5hp I had...
Forum: Vendors 07-20-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,550
Posted By dmftoy1
Can't speak to Mac, but beta I'm playing with...

Can't speak to Mac, but beta I'm playing with works great on iPhone and iPad
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,196
Posted By dmftoy1
On mine I just removed the Allen head holding it...

On mine I just removed the Allen head holding it in and went for a ride. Stopped after about five miles and used the needle nose pliers on my multi tool to put them out. (When hot they come right...
Forum: Americas 07-19-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,385
Posted By dmftoy1
Get yourself a compression sack. I keep my...

Get yourself a compression sack. I keep my gloves, liner and controller in one and it doesn't take much space and is wonderful to have if I need it.

Ymmv
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,532
Posted By dmftoy1
I'm used to our crayfish. . . .but those things...

I'm used to our crayfish. . . .but those things are HUGE!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,924
Posted By dmftoy1
You must be my long lost twin brother. :)

You must be my long lost twin brother. :)
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,924
Posted By dmftoy1
The biggest lie about old motorcycles is that if...

The biggest lie about old motorcycles is that if you restore them you'll get even close to what you've got into the bike back out of it if you want to sell it. (74 R90/6 & 68 Norton Commando)
Forum: Face plant 05-04-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,453
Posted By dmftoy1
Our local boat ramps get that stuff. . . You...

Our local boat ramps get that stuff. . . You can't even stand on it. If a rear wheel drive vehicle gets its wheels on it then it is going in the lake
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By dmftoy1
I can't answer you with 100% certainty! but in...

I can't answer you with 100% certainty! but in can tell you that info is hidden all over in the controllers. As an example on my k1600 there are seven controllers you can query/read. The security...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By dmftoy1
Shipped a triumph Bonneville to England strapped...

Shipped a triumph Bonneville to England strapped in a crate for 4 week, no problems. . .
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 267,534
Posted By dmftoy1
Sandblasted a wilton bullet...

Sandblasted a wilton bullet (vise)http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/03/ypuquvaq.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 75,339
Posted By dmftoy1
That's not a "Fastback", that's a 68 "Commando". ...

That's not a "Fastback", that's a 68 "Commando". Fastback models came out in later years but for 68 that was all you could get. Here's my project - not as pretty! :)
...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,253
Posted By dmftoy1
I'd offer $700 and walk away - you might hear...

I'd offer $700 and walk away - you might hear back from him. You're dreaming thinking 3k would finish that bike. . . . I bought a good running R90/6 that has cosmetic issues and spent tons more by...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,423
Posted By dmftoy1
Do you ever ride at highway speeds or are you...

Do you ever ride at highway speeds or are you just looking for a backroads puttering around bike?

IMHO they're a blast at 45mph in the country, probably ok in towns commuting around, but if you...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-04-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,128
Posted By dmftoy1
Yup that right there sums up the reason why I pay...

Yup that right there sums up the reason why I pay cash. 3 years into a 4 year loan it's tough to want to fix that road rash on the bodywork, etc. With a paid off bike it's a lot easier to...
Forum: Vendors 12-28-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,550
Posted By dmftoy1
+1 - want to do the same on my GTL but can't find...

+1 - want to do the same on my GTL but can't find a way to fit it under the seat.
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,213
Posted By dmftoy1
+1 - ordered 2-3k worth of parts from them in the...

+1 - ordered 2-3k worth of parts from them in the last couple of years and great folks to deal with
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,022
Posted By dmftoy1
Did my part this morning ...

Did my part this morning

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/24/e8emedam.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,410
Posted By dmftoy1
Love my fenix l2cde - runs over 18 hours on low...

Love my fenix l2cde - runs over 18 hours on low setting but can light the night up with 210 lumens on high (2aa batteries )
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,159
Posted By dmftoy1
Try to turn this ...

Try to turn this
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/28/eruja7y2.jpg

Into this (but w/o the orange seat)

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/28/a7unazub.jpg
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,008
Posted By dmftoy1
Is the cycleworks tool the same one you use for...

Is the cycleworks tool the same one you use for swingarm bearings/races? If so I've got one and I'm only a couple hours north of St. Louis. I bet a good cleaning/packing is all they need though
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 267,534
Posted By dmftoy1
Changed the oil and filter, adjusted the clutch,...

Changed the oil and filter, adjusted the clutch, cleaned and lubed the chain and threw a set of TKC 80's on my KLR
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By dmftoy1
Check the starter relay. Corrosion internally...

Check the starter relay. Corrosion internally often breaks a braided copper wire inside it. If you have a test light you should have power at both red terminals even with key off. (Voltmeter...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By dmftoy1
First frame is a norton commando 750cc frame. ...

First frame is a norton commando 750cc frame. Fwiw
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,843
Posted By dmftoy1
Less than 1700 Knucks produced in 1936. . ....

Less than 1700 Knucks produced in 1936. . . Wonder how many are still around, and of those still running
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,325
Posted By dmftoy1
You've got a good memory. :). Just ordered a...

You've got a good memory. :). Just ordered a new external tach drive from norvil. Now to get the tach and speedo repaired. (Carbs are pretty much sorted)
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,843
Posted By dmftoy1
Working through this with a friend who wants to...

Working through this with a friend who wants to do it badly as well. (I've volunteered to equip/crew a chase vehicle and help with the tasks)

Sounds to me like the organizer won't raise the age...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,325
Posted By dmftoy1
I had the same itch last Friday. . . . Here's my...

I had the same itch last Friday. . . . Here's my winter project, only early 68 Norton Commando - 9200 miles on it. Getting carnal knowledge of my amal(s) now. . . Not much different than the...
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