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Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
Garry, I know you didn't mention any...

Garry,

I know you didn't mention any pulsing from your front rotors, but have you considers cleaning the buttons on your rotors? Usually when I have to replace brake pads, the buttons could...
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By wcohl
I did a "rough" finish in my 3+ car garage. I...

I did a "rough" finish in my 3+ car garage. I hung, but didn't finish 1/2" drywall on the walls and R5 foil back foam boards on the ceiling. Before covering the walls and ceiling , I put 3 1/2 "...
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,019
Posted By wcohl
Years ago I built an air tank from an old Freon...

Years ago I built an air tank from an old Freon tank. The local hardware stores carried a simple kit with threaded fitting and a piece of hose.
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
If you can't find one local, check out this site....

If you can't find one local, check out this site. You can at least compare the SM to your current ride, or other bikes you're familiar with;

http://cycle-ergo.com/
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,351
Posted By wcohl
I've installed Symtec type heating elements on my...

I've installed Symtec type heating elements on my last 6 bike and really like them, I've used them in July a few times during a foggy morning ride.

But as I get older, it seems the...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By wcohl
I converted a 2001 XR200R to disc brake. I added...

I converted a 2001 XR200R to disc brake. I added a complete front end from a CR250, IIRC, it was a 1989 vintage set up. I don't remember the cost, but I think it was a few hundred$$ for the...
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,193
Posted By wcohl
I've used this method successfully to grind the...

I've used this method successfully to grind the valves on my B&S lawn mower engine. Chuck the valve in the drill and file them at the appropriate angle(eyeballed). A little hand lapping and the...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By wcohl
I had my patio slab on front porch poured with...

I had my patio slab on front porch poured with fibers and no rebar or wire. Big mistake. I got big cracks down the center of each.
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,548
Posted By wcohl
FWIW, I had my Sympatex resoled at a local...

FWIW, I had my Sympatex resoled at a local cobbler for $40 and they're still waterproof.
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
A nice, cost effective upgrade is a Seat Concepts...

A nice, cost effective upgrade is a Seat Concepts foam and cover. Better yet, but much more expensive is a Renazco.
Forum: The Garage 08-31-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,397
Posted By wcohl
Maybe I'll try another one. On the two I tried,...

Maybe I'll try another one. On the two I tried, the insulation melted off the test leads when I measured the voltage of a motorcycle battery. I double checked to make sure the meter was on the...
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,397
Posted By wcohl
I gave up on the $5 Harbor Freight MM. The last...

I gave up on the $5 Harbor Freight MM. The last two I bought failed on the first use. I bought a $20 Radio Shack unit that has been reliable. For me, the most common use on a motorcycle is testing...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,739
Posted By wcohl
My mom used to make a living sewing Eddie Bauer...

My mom used to make a living sewing Eddie Bauer labels into clothing made by Woolrich. She also sewed labels for LL Bean.
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,689
Posted By wcohl
Talk to an engineer friend. Most beam load...

Talk to an engineer friend. Most beam load charts are for uniform loads. What you plan to do is not uniform load. Floor or wall mounted cranes are nice, but you need a floor or wall built to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 432,259
Posted By wcohl
True, but the head pipe underneath will.

True, but the head pipe underneath will.
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 432,259
Posted By wcohl
Sure is, but when will they have a bike that...

Sure is, but when will they have a bike that runs? The bike pictured has no heat related discoloration on the headers. It looks like a bike that's never been started.
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
Not necessarily cheaper, but have you considered...

Not necessarily cheaper, but have you considered an Oberon or other aftermarket slave cylinder? They're supposedly better than OEM.

Here's one from KTM twins

...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
That's what I'm running, and it works well for my...

That's what I'm running, and it works well for my bike. I ordered my main jets from Dennis Kirk for about $5 each.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
Jim, I replaced my fuel light sensor and it...

Jim,

I replaced my fuel light sensor and it didn't seal on my first attempt. IIRC,
I added a layer of gas resistant sealer.

My tank was fairly full when I replaced the sensor. I just...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
Tough Day in the Office

I had a tough day today. Work required me to travel into rural north central PA via some twisty roads, and the weather was perfect. I had to ride my 950 over 200 miles before noon :D

When I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
Jim, You need to wise up and get a 2...

Jim,

You need to wise up and get a 2 stroke for this. :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
It's listed with the cooling system parts and NOT...

It's listed with the cooling system parts and NOT the lube system, Go figure.


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Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 347,693
Posted By wcohl
Frank, For the 1050 triples, TuneECU...

Frank,

For the 1050 triples, TuneECU shows F1,F2, F3, etc. for each cylinder. I can also change the temperature when the cooling fans start and recalibrate the speedometer.
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 347,693
Posted By wcohl
Frank, I agree with your assessment on...

Frank,

I agree with your assessment on timing. I don't have a dog in this hunt, but I've used TuneECU on my Triumph Tiger. For Triumph's, the ignition timing does vary with ethanol content. ...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
Smola67, Welcome to the neighborhood. ...

Smola67,

Welcome to the neighborhood. I'll teach you the secret handshake at Tellico :evil




They seem to go in spurts. When I bought mine, there were several for sale, but...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By wcohl
Two of my friends each just bought one. Both...

Two of my friends each just bought one. Both were located on the East coast. One was $4500 with about 40K miles, and the other I'm not sure, but it had about 10K miles and a few nice farkles. I'm...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 66,592
Posted By wcohl
Is this in Laurelton?

Is this in Laurelton?
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
Possibly. When I bought my bike there was an...

Possibly. When I bought my bike there was an extra set of tank decals with it. I sent them to a guy on KTMTalk that makes a lot of graphics to use as a pattern. His userID is HWY. Try contacting...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,882
Posted By wcohl
I spoke with a DCNR rep when I was hanging the...

I spoke with a DCNR rep when I was hanging the ribbon. He said they plan to "retire" the section from the ribbon to the campsite. My understanding was this applied to all users, including hikers...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,882
Posted By wcohl
It's all good :D I didn't take any of the...

It's all good :D I didn't take any of the comments as a complaint. I just wanted to add some information and how DCNR worked with our club.

My friends and I have been riding sweep for this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,882
Posted By wcohl
In previous years, the ending was much easier. ...

In previous years, the ending was much easier. If you remember the yellow tape 1/2 mile from the end, the tape blocked the ending used previous years. I had to walk in to put up the yellow tape and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
The PO of my bike replaced the fuel pump just...

The PO of my bike replaced the fuel pump just before I bought it. To improve reliability, I installed the Dr. Bean circuit board which eliminates the OEM breaker points. From my research, the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
Actually, the foam has been sold to one of your...

Actually, the foam has been sold to one of your countrymen.

The following comments are based on my personal situation, and my situation is I'm on a first name basis with my orthopedist, Jim. ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
Different strokes for different folks. I prefer...

Different strokes for different folks. I prefer the Renazco over Seat Concepts. I needed a narrower seat that allow my hips to hang. I've never tried a stock SM seat.
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
My seats are for a SM

My seats are for a SM
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9,940
Views: 1,546,590
Posted By wcohl
I really liked my Seat Concepts foam and cover...

I really liked my Seat Concepts foam and cover until I picked up a Renzaco. I have a Seat Concepts foam and cover for sale if anyone is interested. I also have a Renzaco tall complete seat for sale.
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,895
Posted By wcohl
There was a thread about this exact subject on...

There was a thread about this exact subject on another forum. One of the members that does a lot of suspension work uses a special grease made by Ohlins that's supposed to dissolve in fork oil. ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,402
Posted By wcohl
The add on the Tiger forum had a link to a dealer...

The add on the Tiger forum had a link to a dealer in NC.
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,402
Posted By wcohl
I have a 1050 and like it a lot, but that price...

I have a 1050 and like it a lot, but that price for a low mileage 2011 seems a little high from what I've seen them sell for. Check out the Tiger 1050 forum. Lot of information. There is a 2010...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 995
Posted By wcohl
My 06 950SM did this for a while. I rebuilt the...

My 06 950SM did this for a while. I rebuilt the oil pressure bypass valve and changed oil. Problem went away. FWIW, I'm now using Rotella full synthetic.
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