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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By ScEd
Checkout Willville.Very similar to the Blue Ridge...

Checkout Willville.Very similar to the Blue Ridge Motorcycle Campground. Both are great places.http://www.willvillebikecamp.com/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By ScEd
On extremely long rides I use a inflatable neck...

On extremely long rides I use a inflatable neck pillow that's horse-shoe shaped. Slid under the helmet from the front it does dampen noise very well. A at <$10.00 may be worth a try if ear plugs...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-13-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,842
Posted By ScEd
The shock is used to keep the tire in contact...

The shock is used to keep the tire in contact with the road. Without a spring or shock the tire can (and will) begin bouncing uncontrollably even after a small bump in the road. There is a fun factor...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,453
Posted By ScEd
Usually a wire shorting to ground will reveal...

Usually a wire shorting to ground will reveal it's-self soon. Sounds like you have checked the harness thorough enough to begin looking at components such as the rectifier. You could try isolating...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,276
Posted By ScEd
Your survey is waaaaay too long. I bailed out at...

Your survey is waaaaay too long. I bailed out at 12.
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,110
Posted By ScEd
And a six speed tranny.

And a six speed tranny.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,512
Posted By ScEd
My RT has a felt pad the throttle cable runs...

My RT has a felt pad the throttle cable runs through near the lever that should be kept oiled according to the maintenance manual. I use Teflon grease instead that is sprayed as a liquid and...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-19-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By ScEd
Exhaust baffle is becoming blocked and needs...

Exhaust baffle is becoming blocked and needs cleaning.
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,100
Posted By ScEd
Look's good to me.

Look's good to me.
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,100
Posted By ScEd
You will need to pickup the running light with a...

You will need to pickup the running light with a new wire. If this is on your BMW the rear will be easy to pick up from the tail/running light. The resistor would wire parallel to the load (one lead...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 344,811
Posted By ScEd
The early model RT's are the bikes the engineer...

The early model RT's are the bikes the engineer intended it to be. Right before the guy's in manufacturing made all the little changes for ease of building them.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,328
Posted By ScEd
Could the OP add the cold air pressure you tried...

Could the OP add the cold air pressure you tried to maintain for the miles shown.
I get no where close to the kind of mileage you are seeing.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By ScEd
The bar appears to be home-made by a craftsman or...

The bar appears to be home-made by a craftsman or small shop that knew what they were doing. Glad its still useable.
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,850
Posted By ScEd
A cobbler will have stretching tool forms. Ask...

A cobbler will have stretching tool forms. Ask one and see if he has any thoughts. This of course after trying the freezing suggestion.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By ScEd
BikeMaster Buddy Footpegs, sold at...

BikeMaster Buddy Footpegs, sold at motorcycle-superstore.
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,497
Posted By ScEd
8-Gauge welding leed cable works well. Will pass...

8-Gauge welding leed cable works well. Will pass as much current as 6ga standard wire and is very flexible. Some welding supply houses will sell this by the foot.
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By ScEd
The 16ga you are using should deliver all the...

The 16ga you are using should deliver all the wattage the heated grip's can consume.
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By ScEd
My Warm-n-Safe is on/off control with full...

My Warm-n-Safe is on/off control with full wattage anytime it's on. A linear control would be nice but I haven't seen one.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,380
Posted By ScEd
The type of wire you use can also make a...

The type of wire you use can also make a difference. I use wire that has a high number of strands and comes pre-tinned. The number 12AWG has 60 strands for example. Assembling and wiring various...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 10,895
Posted By ScEd
This.

This.
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
Posted By ScEd
I bought a cheap impact tool...

I bought a cheap impact tool (http://www.harborfreight.com/hand-tools/screwdrivers/impact-screwdriver-set-with-case-37530.html) from harbor freight years ago. This thing has never failed me and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By ScEd
I've never owned a bike that new but, my 96-RT...

I've never owned a bike that new but, my 96-RT came with two metal keys.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,094
Posted By ScEd
I Agree with the full-face helmet being the cause...

I Agree with the full-face helmet being the cause of most MC related collar bone breaks or at least mine. But its a good trade off knowing what would have happened otherwise just from the looks of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,209
Posted By ScEd
In case anyone missed it....Any rider that gets...

In case anyone missed it....Any rider that gets pissed off when he rides is doing it wrong. :nod
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By ScEd
Have you checked the map over in "Trip Planning...

Have you checked the map over in "Trip Planning (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=149585)"?
Forum: The Garage 10-01-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By ScEd
I carry a typical kit with the t-handle tools and...

I carry a typical kit with the t-handle tools and a few of the orange'ish color heavy duty plug.
I also carry a couple of #10 screws to replace nails in a pinch or short ride home. You would be...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,628
Posted By ScEd
I have used Warm-n-Safe gen-1 here since it first...

I have used Warm-n-Safe gen-1 here since it first came out. Never a problem and the owner Mike is often here on the forum to answer any issues that crop up. He does a great job communicating.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,407
Posted By ScEd
note to self

note to self
Forum: Face plant 09-11-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,470
Posted By ScEd
Thanks for posting the video. It usually looks...

Thanks for posting the video. It usually looks like Karma determines who hits Deer and how bad the outcome is but in this case that little twitch you gave the right hand grip saved you and the wife a...
Forum: Face plant 09-09-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,470
Posted By ScEd
Good to hear neither of you were hurt. Did you...

Good to hear neither of you were hurt. Did you say you had a video of the ride? Post it if you can.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By ScEd
Welcome to the Asylum.

Welcome to the Asylum.
Forum: The Garage 08-27-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,245
Posted By ScEd
I Used an old hard rubber roller from a lawn...

I Used an old hard rubber roller from a lawn mower deck I had laying around.
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,726
Posted By ScEd
I Agree with Jim. Put a bit of rubber cement on...

I Agree with Jim. Put a bit of rubber cement on the spot if it would make you feel better.
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By ScEd
I Use a similar technique as LoJack. Apply rubber...

I Use a similar technique as LoJack. Apply rubber cement to the tube and patch. Holding the patch with needle nos pliers light the rubber cement on the tube and blow it out after 5-seconds. Then...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 344,811
Posted By ScEd
I Use a mirror to check mine. The reflected light...

I Use a mirror to check mine. The reflected light and not standing on ur head helps.
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,907
Posted By ScEd
In addition to all the great suggestions, I carry...

In addition to all the great suggestions, I carry a few cotton balls saturated with Vaseline in a film canister or Zip-Lock bag. Each cotton ball will burn 10-15 minutes. Great for starting or...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,687
Posted By ScEd
Makes a good point for knowing what type of valve...

Makes a good point for knowing what type of valve system your working with. On some of the new valve systems its necessary to stabilize the adjacent valve with a second feeler gauge while taking a...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,687
Posted By ScEd
Adjust to where the gauge clearance needed will...

Adjust to where the gauge clearance needed will slide into the gap but not the next higher gauge.
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By ScEd
A poor ground (-) at the coil can be problematic,...

A poor ground (-) at the coil can be problematic, especially if its intermittent. Some bikes rely on the mounting screw of the coil for this ground. If you have a pulse or frequency counter on a...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,885
Posted By ScEd
Bondo has a plastic filler made to do this you...

Bondo has a plastic filler made to do this you may want to look into.
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