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Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By MotoDaveL
A* Tech3's with shin/knee pads fit under my pants...

A* Tech3's with shin/knee pads fit under my pants no problem
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 323,896
Posted By MotoDaveL
Damn, I wont ever complain about pot holes...

Damn, I wont ever complain about pot holes again:clap
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By MotoDaveL
I will expand a little as I looked at the KLIM...

I will expand a little as I looked at the KLIM traverse and the Moose expedition at the same time. The KLIM gear is certainly heavier - whether thats good or bad is up to you. I have had a few...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By MotoDaveL
I have the moose expedition jacket and pants and...

I have the moose expedition jacket and pants and am very happy with them.
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By MotoDaveL
undo the 2 screws and pull the element out a...

undo the 2 screws and pull the element out a little. There will likely be 2 tab style connectors that need to be pulled off. They do sell elements at home improvement places so you are probably best...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By MotoDaveL
greater contact between the bolt and the socket...

greater contact between the bolt and the socket with the 6 point. Less chance of rounding off a bolt.
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By MotoDaveL
Find a metal recycler advertising on craigslist...

Find a metal recycler advertising on craigslist and email them your address and that you have a couple of rotors outside of the garage that he can have. They will be gone by the end of the day.
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,601
Posted By MotoDaveL
I had my Duratool "pelican" box mounted on this...

I had my Duratool "pelican" box mounted on this rack with about 5lbs of tools. On a brutally rough trail the box held together just fine. Rack - not so much.
...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,511
Posted By MotoDaveL
For trail riding I found these offered a little...

For trail riding I found these offered a little more protection than the MX ones and are fairly inexpensive. I would only ride on the street to connect trails though.


Mechanix Impact Pro...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By MotoDaveL
I have the more pedestrian non waterproof version...

I have the more pedestrian non waterproof version and I really like it. I always had point and shoots before and really find the quality of the Nikon1 is a big step up. I would never call myself a...
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,220
Posted By MotoDaveL
http://www.kleintools.com/catalog/wire-stripperswi...

http://www.kleintools.com/catalog/wire-stripperswire-cutters/wire-strippercutter-0

Be sure to get the Red ones as these are for stranded wire. Yellow is for non stranded. The Stranded/unstranded...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11,920
Views: 2,573,699
Posted By MotoDaveL
My photo from today in the "great white north"...

My photo from today in the "great white north" :huh

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-fUWK5OLyGb0/VHtRwaAv5UI/AAAAAAAACnU/FQdMorTzIhA/w1278-h593-no/nov30th.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By MotoDaveL
I had the same debate but found the KLIM to be...

I had the same debate but found the KLIM to be either too small or too big between the M and L. I went with the Moose Expedition jacket and pants and couldnt be happier, saving half the cost was also...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 40,031
Posted By MotoDaveL
http://s1.ibtimes.com/sites/www.ibtimes.com/files/...

http://s1.ibtimes.com/sites/www.ibtimes.com/files/styles/v2_article_large/public/2013/03/01/metric-system.jpg?itok=WsCjEwfl
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 40,031
Posted By MotoDaveL
http://217.26.67.168/uploads/3/2/3273682/weller-wd...

http://217.26.67.168/uploads/3/2/3273682/weller-wd-1m-slika-10134948.jpghttp://advrider.com/forums/data:image/jpeg;base64,/9j/4AAQSkZJRgABAQAAAQABAAD/2wCEAAkGBxQTEBUUEhQVFRUXFBgYGBUYFxcbGBUcGBQYGBwVGB...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 40,031
Posted By MotoDaveL
you do know that Nasa switched over to metric...

you do know that Nasa switched over to metric over 10 years ago right?
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,211
Posted By MotoDaveL
I have a little Lambda at work but at home I just...

I have a little Lambda at work but at home I just use a DIN rail mount for 12V

http://www.teknetelectronics.com/Pics/WEBLAMBDLA200.jpg
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,933
Posted By MotoDaveL
I have a fairly complete set of Wera and Wiha...

I have a fairly complete set of Wera and Wiha screwdrivers but none of them torque limiting. I bet I do have about $250 worth though :lol3
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By MotoDaveL
I like this fix quite a bit. For the white...

I like this fix quite a bit.

For the white polypro plastic on my KLX I heated it up with a heat gun just to the point where it looked like it was softening up, then I used a soldering gun to melt...
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,195
Posted By MotoDaveL
wouldnt it be easier at this point to just list...

wouldnt it be easier at this point to just list the things you CAN do in California?
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,549
Posted By MotoDaveL
Hard to picture but it sounds like the whole...

Hard to picture but it sounds like the whole thing is basically suspended from the ceiling in the front? If thats the case 3 screws probably isnt that much as far as sheer strength goes. I would...
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,479
Posted By MotoDaveL
neat project. I like it!

neat project. I like it!
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11,920
Views: 2,573,699
Posted By MotoDaveL
Thanks Mark, I have been the only one to work on...

Thanks Mark, I have been the only one to work on the bike so I know it wasnt messed with in anyway. I will try resetting the OEM tensioner as you described.

thanks for the tips
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11,920
Views: 2,573,699
Posted By MotoDaveL
KLX goes WEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! Okay serious...

KLX goes WEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!


Okay serious question. My KLX is making a weird higher pitched "weeee" sound. It is independent of the drive train and seems to be in the engine itself, the higher the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11,920
Views: 2,573,699
Posted By MotoDaveL
I normally get about 150km on the tank before...

I normally get about 150km on the tank before hitting reserve and 200+km total. stock gearing and everything else except for a UNI filter is stock as well. I have never run it dry but did once pump...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,154
Posted By MotoDaveL
http://images3.revzilla.com/product_images/0020/67...

http://images3.revzilla.com/product_images/0020/6712/RIDGE_WATERPROOF_BOOT_OUTER_zoom.jpghttp://advrider.com/forums/data:image/jpeg;base64,/9j/4AAQSkZJRgABAQAAAQABAAD/2wCEAAkGBxQTEhUUExQUFRUXFxgXFBQXG...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6,776
Views: 2,747,637
Posted By MotoDaveL
http://www.mcmelectronics.com/browse/Weatherproof/...

http://www.mcmelectronics.com/browse/Weatherproof/0000001435

I have one on the back of my KLX. Its nearly identical to the pelican (they must have copied the molds) but I have had the hinge pin...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-08-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 581,123
Posted By MotoDaveL
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-d7D4PgJoUXI/VDL...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-d7D4PgJoUXI/VDLtAt6vaeI/AAAAAAAACj0/cxdwVnP7uDY/w1289-h859-no/Fall%2BColours%2B2014%2BRally%2BConnex%2B%28186%29.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,371
Posted By MotoDaveL
http://www.gz-bright.com/admin/upfile/proimage/201...

http://www.gz-bright.com/admin/upfile/proimage/201311220254532984.jpg

I have had these on my bike for a year (15,000km) and although I just broke one they work fine. I have received many...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,303
Posted By MotoDaveL
Sounds like sway bar end links to me. Cheap and...

Sounds like sway bar end links to me. Cheap and easy to DIY
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,999
Posted By MotoDaveL
I have 29,000km on my KLX now since getting it...

I have 29,000km on my KLX now since getting it last April (2013) lots of it being commuting to work but also enduro style rallys, overnighter offroad camping trips and weekly trail rides.

I ride...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,876
Posted By MotoDaveL
We recently got rid of my wifes 1997 Camry as it...

We recently got rid of my wifes 1997 Camry as it failed emissions. It could have been an inexpensive "fix" as we were previously told that the Cat was pretty bad and would be $250 to fix. While $250...
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,146
Posted By MotoDaveL
brake caliper paint will work.

brake caliper paint will work.
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By MotoDaveL
A lot depends on where I am riding and the...

A lot depends on where I am riding and the situation. My basic "off road gear" includes

Thor Impact rig
Alpinestars Tech2 boots
Shin/knee pads
Fly trekker helmet

the top layer can be a...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 323,896
Posted By MotoDaveL
flip flops are my normal summer foot wear but I...

flip flops are my normal summer foot wear but I also pack Merrel Trail Gloves some times. Any minimalist shoe will work well
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 145,569
Posted By MotoDaveL
quite a story :eek1

quite a story :eek1
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,094
Posted By MotoDaveL
Im glad they came out of hiding. I snagged a...

Im glad they came out of hiding. I snagged a roam2 for $100 when they were on the ropes and have been really happy with it. It has survived whitewater kayaking, snowboarding and hours and hours of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,750
Views: 314,590
Posted By MotoDaveL
fantastic trip! Safe travels

fantastic trip!

Safe travels
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11,920
Views: 2,573,699
Posted By MotoDaveL
and perhaps readjust that mirror

and perhaps readjust that mirror
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11,920
Views: 2,573,699
Posted By MotoDaveL
The KLX250S is still on the kawasaki.ca website.

The KLX250S is still on the kawasaki.ca website.
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