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Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By justlookin
No, I was thinking plastic dirt bike tank. Sounds...

No, I was thinking plastic dirt bike tank. Sounds like your setup will work better
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By justlookin
Think I would worry about pulling the mounting...

Think I would worry about pulling the mounting nuts out of the plastic tank with the extra weight and pull. I have pulled them out just dropping the bike.
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By justlookin
Iron Pony in Columbus Ohio has an absolute pile...

Iron Pony in Columbus Ohio has an absolute pile of riding gear, helmets etc. I have bought a lot of close out gear there - worth a look
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By justlookin
+1 Junk

+1 Junk
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By justlookin
Mine is a 306 now and I have installed the switch...

Mine is a 306 now and I have installed the switch on it to allow running 2 maps - basically just shuts off the autotune and runs off the PCV base map in one position and allows the autotune to adjust...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By justlookin
Had another thought. Are you chopping the...

Had another thought. Are you chopping the throttle and allowing the engine to decal. I quit doing that while tuning because I found big swings in the low throttle opening - higher revs cells. Guess...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By justlookin
I am no expert but I am running the same setup...

I am no expert but I am running the same setup and am very happy with the way mine runs. I played with mine endlessly over a year ago and now I just basically have forgotten about it and let it do...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-31-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,486
Views: 146,873
Posted By justlookin
Files received. Thank you for all your hard work...

Files received. Thank you for all your hard work David.
Forum: Americas 05-28-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By justlookin
Did the trip in 2010 from central Ohio - 8400...

Did the trip in 2010 from central Ohio - 8400 miles total and $1200. Tried to hotel every 3 days and traveled alone so no one else to split expenses with. I am sure bike expenses will affect the...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By justlookin
Thanks

Thanks for the heads up. I currently have the Spot and just canceled the $180 annual subscription. The Spot has always done well for me and happily I have never needed it, although I always thought...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,031
Posted By justlookin
Something that really helped my tailbone pain was...

Something that really helped my tailbone pain was changing my upper body position. Moving the bars forward allowed getting my back out of the vertical position. This helped me use my sit bones better...
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,345
Posted By justlookin
When you replace the sprockets and chain Yamaha...

When you replace the sprockets and chain Yamaha recommends that the countershaft sprocket nut be replaced. They are not all that expensive and that thin collar on top of the nut originally had an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7,101
Views: 1,361,978
Posted By justlookin
Exhaust valves tend to run significantly hotter...

Exhaust valves tend to run significantly hotter from the constant blast of hot exhaust. Intakes get a cooling charge every cycle.
Glad you are going to replace the rings - let us know if she is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7,101
Views: 1,361,978
Posted By justlookin
Vico1, I am curious how your plug looks -...

Vico1,

I am curious how your plug looks - oily deposits or relatively clean? I am no expert but I would think the plug would look good if exhaust guides were bad. My experience with old V8's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,544
Posted By justlookin
I have both bikes and I can tell you that...

I have both bikes and I can tell you that although I really have enjoyed my WRR and have put a lot of miles on it I have also put an absolute pile of money in it trying to get more power from the...
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,793
Posted By justlookin
Molex crimper

HTR1031C Molex crimper is what I use for these connectors. Very expensive new but I have found them occasionally on Ebay over the years for good prices. Last one was $15 shipped to the door and...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-29-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By justlookin
Thanks Jerry

Really appreciate your contributions. Living in Ohio I love going west every year or two looking for dirt - you have given me a lot to look at in Google Earth and plan another ride :D I hope to move...
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By justlookin
Kind of what I expected to hear. If you did not...

Kind of what I expected to hear. If you did not have issue with the rebound action of the forks, I would just leave the cartridge alone.
I would not recommend trying to run a heavier viscosity oil...
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By justlookin
I would like to see minimal oil down the side of...

I would like to see minimal oil down the side of the shaft, have seen many cartridges with a lot of side to side play and oil spraying as rod is being extended.
You are probably right about the...
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By justlookin
For the castellated area I would gently...

For the castellated area I would gently straighten them with a small flat screwdriver slipped up between the castellation and the shaft and levered smooth. Then I used a open end wrench across the...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By justlookin
Been a few years since I had that style of forks...

Been a few years since I had that style of forks apart but , take nuts off and remove the plastic tube on the shaft. There is a collar mounted to the shaft below the plastic - it is retained to the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,935
Posted By justlookin
Learned the same lesson years ago working under...

Learned the same lesson years ago working under the dash of a '65 Mustang. Couple of years later before I could wear my watch again on that wrist - little bit of sweat and it would break out.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7,101
Views: 1,361,978
Posted By justlookin
Thank you - I won't lose it again :D

Thank you - I won't lose it again :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7,101
Views: 1,361,978
Posted By justlookin
90 degree fuel fitting

Can someone tell me where to find a 90 degree fuel pump fitting for my 500 xcw. I saw a picture on one of these 500 threads - could have even been the 350 thread. Looked like a banjo fitting that...
Forum: Americas 02-08-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By justlookin
If you are coming down the coast and are...

If you are coming down the coast and are interested in history - I would recommend Mystic Seaport in CT. I have not been there in lots of years and I am sure much has changed since I was last there...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By justlookin
I have the Motion Pro aluminum spoon/wrench...

I have the Motion Pro aluminum spoon/wrench combo. I carry 3 sizes with me always - I like to use 3 irons when changing tires anyway. These 3 wrenches fit my WRR, XRR,CRF and KTM. I love the light...
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,032
Posted By justlookin
I would recommend either T8 or T5 fluorescent...

I would recommend either T8 or T5 fluorescent strip fixtures. Don't know what part of the country you are in but if cold temps are a concern then be sure to pay attention to the fixtures start temp...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By justlookin
Installed traffic lights for many years and was...

Installed traffic lights for many years and was supposed to be UV treated. You could beat on them with a hammer when new and could not break them but after a few years hanging they would break into...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 24,074
Posted By justlookin
Maybe good enough for rain

Bought my Drift Ghost for an upcoming trip last October - KAT - raining when I left home and rained about every day. Had the camera turned off but in the mount for the trip from Ohio to Kentucky and...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 01-05-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,430
Posted By justlookin
Many Thanks

Jordan,

Thanks to you for your tracks. I love riding in Utah but being from Ohio, I don't get out there but every few years - and these tracks will make it so much easier to plan. I would like...
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,194
Posted By justlookin
I used to rebuild automotive and industrial...

I used to rebuild automotive and industrial charging and starting systems - been a long time but a few observations. Make sure you have battery voltage at the alternator. You say that the brushes are...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,216
Posted By justlookin
in 2010 I started the TAT and my bike that I had...

in 2010 I started the TAT and my bike that I had spent a lot of time prepping and it failed me about 100 miles from the house. I bought a new WR250R that evening and left again the following morning...
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By justlookin
First circuit looks OK with a double filament...

First circuit looks OK with a double filament bulb, like a 1157. keyed power on should power one filament in the bulb and the other filament is flashed by the switch and relay.
Now the second...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By justlookin
Did the same as you years ago , don't remember...

Did the same as you years ago , don't remember which Acewell that I had - round one. I used a battery holder from Radio Shack and a battery for a garage door opener. It was 12V and was a little...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By justlookin
Dual sport

I would suggest a helmet with a flip visor over a goggle setup for rides like the TAT. Biggest plus to the visor is when it rains, it won't feel like your nose is being beaten off your face after...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,088
Posted By justlookin
I'll bite - just like you electronic challenged....

I'll bite - just like you electronic challenged. The Go Pro seems to be the standard and I chose to purchase a new Drift Ghost over the Go Pro because of some features - namely waterproof without...
Forum: Vendors 11-04-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,885
Posted By justlookin
Great place to stay

A buddy and I rode 1/2 of the KAT 2 weeks ago - weather was lousy and looked better further south so we decided to break off and ride down to the dragon - my buddy had never seen it and I knew there...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 140,355
Posted By justlookin
Odd electrical behavior

I have been ignoring my 13 XCW and haven't ridden it in over a month - really feel guilty about that. Was in the garage yesterday morning and decided to plug in my battery tender - returned from work...
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 164,059
Posted By justlookin
Just returned from a week of adventure in...

Just returned from a week of adventure in Kentucky and Tennessee. Had one really nice day and one gray but mostly dry day - rain the rest. A couple days of steady rain and my gear stayed dry. I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By justlookin
I have the same tank - it had the proper fittings...

I have the same tank - it had the proper fittings needed for the install taped to the inside of the huge bag that held the tank - you will need this hardware kit and hopefully it is there. I have...
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