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Forum: Parallel Universe 03-16-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,265
Posted By itsatdm
I am one of the "no less than 28lbs proponents...

I am one of the "no less than 28lbs proponents for off road" No science to it, except I have dinged the stock rims several times running 22 lbs and never done it at 28lbs.

I run them "softer" to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-14-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By itsatdm
I was told that the restrictor plate was to meet...

I was told that the restrictor plate was to meet European noise standards. I felt it restricted power, so drilled a bunch of additional holes in it. I Still preferred the insert.

Since I ride my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,359
Posted By itsatdm
Stick your head in the sand, looks like you got...

Stick your head in the sand, looks like you got plenty of it.:rofl
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-05-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By itsatdm
He will build a tubeless spoked front rim (at...

He will build a tubeless spoked front rim (at least he has on F800gs) He uses a Sun 2.15 rim because it does have a safety bead, then seals where the spokes poke through the rim.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,359
Posted By itsatdm
You really need a little history of this State to...

You really need a little history of this State to fully appreciate what has and will happen. Basically we have outgrown our infrastructure, resources and social safety nets.

It was brought to my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,248
Posted By itsatdm
The Booster plug manufacturer claims a 6% richer...

The Booster plug manufacturer claims a 6% richer mixture in open loop. That equates to 13.8 afr in open loop.

If the AF-Xied is set to 14.2, that is 3.5% richer than stoich. Can I assume that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 41,339
Posted By itsatdm
http://gloryholesports.com/about-our-store/ ...

http://gloryholesports.com/about-our-store/
http://www.recreation.gov/camping/glory-hole-recreation-area/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=74080...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,359
Posted By itsatdm
[QUOTE=Jeff aka BOLT;26277067]I've heard all the...

[QUOTE=Jeff aka BOLT;26277067]I've heard all the "I was born here first"... "Norcal vs Socal" resentment I can stand for one lifetime... been listening to your kind of whiny petty shit since 1976......
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,359
Posted By itsatdm
Don't forget the traffic. Last week it took...

Don't forget the traffic. Last week it took 4+hours to drive the 125 miles from Palo Alto to home using the Freeway/parking lot.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,359
Posted By itsatdm
Where did you migrate from Jeff the Dolt? Thanks...

Where did you migrate from Jeff the Dolt? Thanks for taking it personal. You must live in Orange Co.:rofl For the record, I don't live in the Central Valley and am a 49'r fan, but I was born there,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 41,339
Posted By itsatdm
:y0! What dirty minds, some of you have....

:y0!

What dirty minds, some of you have. That store is located near Melones reservoir, north of Columbia, where I live. There used to be a mining town by that name that the reservoir covered up....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,359
Posted By itsatdm
You are not going to like this answer. I was...

You are not going to like this answer. I was born in Ca. when the population was 1/2 it is now. STAY HOME.

Forget the Bay area, the Coast and anything south of Bakersfield. The rest of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,227
Posted By itsatdm
My phone call to Ted Porter was after I bought...

My phone call to Ted Porter was after I bought and paid for my shock. It was a question about settings. He already got his $. I left a message. I don't remember where he was, maybe Mexico? I got...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By itsatdm
Is than you on the Motorcycle? I was born in...

Is than you on the Motorcycle? I was born in Modesto and retired in Columbia. I own a BMW, bought at Cycle Specially in Modesto.

They have monthly rides open to all marques of Motorcycles. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-01-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,227
Posted By itsatdm
I experienced great service from Ted Porter. I...

I experienced great service from Ted Porter. I left a message for him not too long ago and he returned the call the next day. He was out of the Country at the time. :thumb

Believe me, he loves...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-27-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,524
Posted By itsatdm
It does buzz, where and how much seems to differ...

It does buzz, where and how much seems to differ with the rider. If you are coming off a thumper it may not bother you. It did me, just because the frequency was not what I was used to feeling,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By itsatdm
Close to Panamint Springs. If you like...

Close to Panamint Springs.

If you like mining history, like I do there are a number of roads that lead to mines.

One track I rarely see posted is Jail Canyon off of Indian Ranch road. It goes...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,545
Posted By itsatdm
Do you live in that area? I just noticed that...

Do you live in that area? I just noticed that store a few days ago. I live in Columbia.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,856
Views: 613,784
Posted By itsatdm
:roflNo that wasn't me. The R model might fit. ...

:roflNo that wasn't me. The R model might fit. It may need to use the R model linkage.

I have had a hard enough of time getting the drz shock to fit, not realizing there are at least 3...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,856
Views: 613,784
Posted By itsatdm
The SM is the right length, but the offset of the...

The SM is the right length, but the offset of the nitrogen canister will interfere with the bike frame. Something I learned after my modification.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,670
Posted By itsatdm
I will save you some time. I am disappointed in...

I will save you some time. I am disappointed in what this site has evolved into. When I joined over 10 years ago, its 40,000 members that were pretty technically astute. It is now a cross between...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3,856
Views: 613,784
Posted By itsatdm
You are right, they are 10mm. I was thinking dog...

You are right, they are 10mm. I was thinking dog bones. As far as giving measurements in metric, I figured he could use an online metric converter program as well as I can.:fyyffI recommend this one...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3,856
Views: 613,784
Posted By itsatdm
I just happen to have the old shock laying on a...

I just happen to have the old shock laying on a shelf. As best I can determine with the spring still mounted, it is 17 5/8" long fully extended. Lower shock mount is 1" wide and the bolt holes are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,524
Posted By itsatdm
I usually get on the Internet and whine about...

I usually get on the Internet and whine about it.:cry

Triumph owners, just like DL owners, seem to like their bikes. Hope you enjoy yours.

What I like about the F800gs is, it makes its HP...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,900
Posted By itsatdm
I wish some one would post up what the spring...

I wish some one would post up what the spring rate is for the new bikes. Better yet let us see what the cartridges look like, preferably after they have been taken apart, something we can't do, but...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,900
Posted By itsatdm
Snowy, I thought you might be interested in this,...

Snowy, I thought you might be interested in this, because I think you run/ran the same Ohlins spring I do in my 2009 F800gs.

This is a video of a 2013 bike with WP stock suspension....
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,856
Views: 613,784
Posted By itsatdm
My bike is less vibey with the big bore (Wossner)...

My bike is less vibey with the big bore (Wossner) than it was stock. At steady state speed, there is very little vibration until about 75mph(speedo) and then it is only noticeable through the foot...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,781
Posted By itsatdm
Damn tires have gotten expensive. :eek1 I have...

Damn tires have gotten expensive. :eek1 I have a shed full of half used TKC80's. Seems every trip caught me with a half worn tire, that probably wouldn't do another 2,000 mile ride.

More...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,781
Posted By itsatdm
You are right. I thought they made a 140/80/17...

You are right. I thought they made a 140/80/17 tire. Been saving my money for nothing.

Ok, does anyone make a similar rear tread design for our F800gs'? That VRM looks a little skinny and be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,545
Posted By itsatdm
Razr knows DV better than me. I learned enough,...

Razr knows DV better than me. I learned enough, to find out that South Park W to East, along with Echo Canyon are too tough for an old man on a 390lb thumper. :gerg

I also learned to bring enough...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By itsatdm
That's the first mention I have heard of the bike...

That's the first mention I have heard of the bike staying in closed loop until 4,500 rpm. I don't know the parameters of open loop, except it is primarily dependant on throttle position and rpm.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,781
Posted By itsatdm
You live in the Bay Area. Just where do you plan...

You live in the Bay Area. Just where do you plan to ride, that requires knobby tires?

If you routinely ride sand, deep gravel or mud, get a knobby tire and we can all argue about which one is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By itsatdm
The Booster Plug/Accelerator Module is plug and...

The Booster Plug/Accelerator Module is plug and play and comes with instructions. Do Not disconnect your oxygen sensor.

The ECU will adapt to muffler/ air filter changes. A better spoofer than...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,545
Posted By itsatdm
Death Valley is pretty remote and phone service...

Death Valley is pretty remote and phone service Is limited, in case of emergencies. They only got it at Furnace Creek In the last 2 years.

Not knowing your's or your girlfriends ability, I hate...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By itsatdm
If you intend to go tubeless in front at some...

If you intend to go tubeless in front at some date, Woody only uses Sun rims because they have a safety bead for Tubeless tires. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=77565

Most 21"...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,248
Posted By itsatdm
Do you know what fueling differential is...

Do you know what fueling differential is programed between open and closed loop with no modifications?

If there is one, is that differential maintained when running a device like an AFxied?
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,248
Posted By itsatdm
Whether it is a real temperature or a "spoofed"...

Whether it is a real temperature or a "spoofed" temperature, the ECU seems to have the ability to provide a mixture close to stoich in closed loop, no matter what. I assume trim means, it is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By itsatdm
The Terra is as smooth as they say. It has a lot...

The Terra is as smooth as they say. It has a lot differences with the BMW version http://www.ridermagazine.com/top-stories/2013-husqvarna-tr650-terra-and-strada.htm/

I got to do quite a few...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By itsatdm
That may have helped. How far away the fender can...

That may have helped. How far away the fender can be extended is limited by the length of the crossover line. It looks like you could make your own, as the ends are banjo bolt fittings. If I was to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By itsatdm
It happened to me, so it can happen. Sticky mud...

It happened to me, so it can happen. Sticky mud packed the tire and locked the front wheel.

http://itsatdm.smugmug.com/Travel/Hells-Canyon/i-5QxZP2c/0/S/road%20to%20hells%20canyon%20142-S.jpg
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