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Forum: The Garage Today, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 247,611
Posted By _cy_
that could be wiring related to 640 or internal...

that could be wiring related to 640 or internal BMS failure on EarthX.
BMS adds extra features/protections but it also adds one extra point of failure.
so far EarthX BMS has been very reliable. ...
Forum: Beasts Today, 09:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,072
Posted By _cy_
both excellent bikes, neither one light weight at...

both excellent bikes, neither one light weight at 400 lb + and certainly not a beast.

it's not exactly a secret lighter components costs more with higher failure risks, so naturally OEM are not...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,307
Posted By _cy_
could have fooled me .. all you've been going on...

could have fooled me .. all you've been going on about is the money and a bike's lack of maintenance records. it's a fact the best value is not always the cheapest bike. you thought a R1100GS with...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,307
Posted By _cy_
if you are worried about a total fluid change on...

if you are worried about a total fluid change on the most pristine GS shown so far. perhaps you are not a candidate for a used GS?

no offense but why don't cha buy a new motorcycle?
a new KLR...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,565
Posted By _cy_
got an Alaskan sheepskin for G/S .. used it once...

got an Alaskan sheepskin for G/S .. used it once .. didn't get along with it .. put it away
Forum: Trip Planning Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,020
Posted By _cy_
pack it away in a larger bag if you have one...

pack it away in a larger bag if you have one available. then put tent up ASAP to dry unless you are headed home. then put your wet tent inside any clothes dryer on low .. works great and you don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,307
Posted By _cy_
that R1150GS is soooo clean with 10k miles ..

that R1150GS is soooo clean with 10k miles ..
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,566
Posted By _cy_
my 96 12v cummins rides just fine and the 4in...

my 96 12v cummins rides just fine and the 4in exhaust is pretty loud .. I LOVE my 12v Cummins! .. yes cab has gotten dated and are no where near as nice interior as late models. but I don't have to...
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 247,611
Posted By _cy_
base problem is your Shorai battery is too small...

base problem is your Shorai battery is too small .. pb/eq numbers mean little to nothing. your LFX18A1-BS12 should be about 7AH actual if it weights 2.31lb. earlier LFX18 were 5AH actual. both work...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,307
Posted By _cy_
it's my belief that mint examples of R1100GS has...

it's my belief that mint examples of R1100GS has hit bottom price wise and are headed up. when who knows ..

R1150GS are headed downwards and has a long way to go before hitting bottom.
HP2E are...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,307
Posted By _cy_
autos or motorcycles appreciation or the lack of...

autos or motorcycles appreciation or the lack of operate on exactly the same principals. that R90S you sold for going price of $6500 or so is now at least double that for a mint example. which goes...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,307
Posted By _cy_
OK .. let me back up what I stated ... let's take...

OK .. let me back up what I stated ... let's take Jaguar XKE rdstr with 6cyl vs XKE rdstr with V-12 .. I've owned both .. both are very fast and sleek. but the 6cyl XKE are more desirable because...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 247,611
Posted By _cy_
just read the datasheet for CTEK lithium charger...

just read the datasheet for CTEK lithium charger which basically acts like a conventional 5amp PB charger. none of the specific to LiFePO4 features the Optimate Lithium charger has. you might as...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,566
Posted By _cy_
yup I ride a motorcycle .. my 96 12v cummins was...

yup I ride a motorcycle .. my 96 12v cummins was purchased about 5-6 years ago with 67k miles in mint condition as it was always stored inside a barn. now clear coat is starting to peel from being...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,307
Posted By _cy_
if one's main factor in deciding which bike to...

if one's main factor in deciding which bike to purchase is collector value only. then it's probably too late as it's very difficult to predict which bike will be next to reach collector status, if at...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,566
Posted By _cy_
my daily drivers is a 1996 12v Cummins 4x4, stick...

my daily drivers is a 1996 12v Cummins 4x4, stick 2500 .. 110k miles on the clock with zero problems. lightly bumped to about 450hp
installed a full ceramic clutch that's got no slip .. a pita...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By _cy_
disconnect all cables to your AGM battery and try...

disconnect all cables to your AGM battery and try to recover with any std automotive battery charger. measure resting voltage of your battery before starting charge.

which BMW charger do you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By _cy_
this is why I don't like low end so called smart...

this is why I don't like low end so called smart chargers. if voltage goes below a set point charger refuses to charge/recover dead battery. it's not like having to charge a dead PB battery is a rare...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By _cy_
not so fast .. fuel delivery problems can cause...

not so fast .. fuel delivery problems can cause identical symptoms. but due to history of 25+ year old electronic failing .. it's likely a hall sensor or not :eek1 original electronics are...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,566
Posted By _cy_
http://www.dieselbombers.com/chevy-gmc-duramax-01-...

http://www.dieselbombers.com/chevy-gmc-duramax-01-04-lb7/25030-replacing-duramax-lb7-injectors-01-04-tips-hints.html

I am in no way an expert on this stuff, i just thought...
Forum: The Garage 08-17-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,566
Posted By _cy_
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Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By _cy_
when trying to recover an AGM battery from dead...

when trying to recover an AGM battery from dead .. it's best to charge at .1C until voltage hopefully recovers back to normal range. then charge at .5C until battery is recovered. (C = AH)

it's...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-17-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By _cy_
no biggie .. you are worrying too much .. the...

no biggie .. you are worrying too much .. the worst thing that can happen is your engine will smoke like hell.

be careful what you wash out case with as that's what will be carried into...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 487,876
Posted By _cy_
Retro Bates Saddle Bags with Lights includes racks

Retro Bates Saddle Bags with Lights includes original racks

I've got a set retro stye Bates Saddle Bags in rough condition for $175 + shipping. includes original rack. missing one lock. looks...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By _cy_
I've got a set same stye Bates Saddle Bags in...

I've got a set same stye Bates Saddle Bags in about same condition for $175 + shipping. includes original rack. missing one lock. looks super retro ..
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2,079
Views: 648,895
Posted By _cy_
@Colebatch ,, off topic ... was wondering why you...

@Colebatch ,, off topic ... was wondering why you left off R80G/S as one of the light weight bikes from your list of acceptable bikes for off road duties?

R80G/S with LiFePO4 and muffler mod is...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,307
Posted By _cy_
a national craigslist search: 2004 BMW R 1150 GS...

a national craigslist search: 2004 BMW R 1150 GS site:craigslist.org
...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,794
Posted By _cy_
in a pinch some pretty wild setups has been done...

in a pinch some pretty wild setups has been done to airheads. almost any three phase automotive bridge rectifier can be made to work. which typically are designed to support much larger loads.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,794
Posted By _cy_
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=319072&stc=1&d=1400859338


http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=319182&stc=1&d=1401041641

goodness that's a lot...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,307
Posted By _cy_
OK .. didn't catch the part about missing your...

OK .. didn't catch the part about missing your old R1150
sooo .. did ya follow those wonderful NADA prices and sell your bike too cheap?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-16-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,195
Posted By _cy_
got a mint condition always stored inside 1990...

got a mint condition always stored inside 1990 Honda CH250 that has been ridden twice in the last three years.

much as I hate to admit it, this rare 90 CH250 needs to find another home where it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,095
Posted By _cy_
thanks ak650 ... o0pss ...forgot to post warning...

thanks ak650 ... o0pss ...forgot to post warning about NOT using Real Lead booster in any vehicle with catalytic converter!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,095
Posted By _cy_
got a few cans of Real Lead octane boosters...

got a few cans of Real Lead octane boosters laying around for my 1956 Austin Healey 100-4 which needs real lead for older valve guides, not for the octane boost.

---------------

Octane Supreme...
Forum: Asia 08-14-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,774
Posted By _cy_
just found your thread ... thanks for all your...

just found your thread ... thanks for all your work!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-14-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By _cy_
more info needed .. I've done a butt load of tech...

more info needed .. I've done a butt load of tech support for LiFePO4 and new bikes .. need exact model LiFePO4 battery used and what happened in detail. please measure your voltage at idle and 3k...
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,343
Posted By _cy_
hmmm .. how's about visiting the lightest beast...

hmmm .. how's about visiting the lightest beast thread?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=996051
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By _cy_
better fixing ahead of time with you deciding...

better fixing ahead of time with you deciding when/where vs it breaking down and deciding for you.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-13-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,774
Posted By _cy_
Basecamp is not very user friendly .. OK .. it...

Basecamp is not very user friendly .. OK .. it sucks ..

here use this ... Maps to gpx .. plot your route using google maps, then save route as gpx .. transfer file(s) to Garmin folder .... done...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-13-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By _cy_
you need to let everyone know what city you are...

you need to let everyone know what city you are in ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-13-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 213,986
Posted By _cy_
how's your back? looked like you smacked hard!

how's your back? looked like you smacked hard!
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