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Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,077
Posted By RomaDakota
Yes, probably so, if all you want is a bread...

Yes, probably so, if all you want is a bread crumb recorder. If that is all you need/want, I'd say that would be the way to go. But sometimes you need more or just get fed up getting the data as...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By RomaDakota
I think you will like it. I tried several others...

I think you will like it. I tried several others including some expensive ones. Most were fiddly.
The Excel does require a technique. It was very helpful to get a demo from Tom directly. Basically...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By RomaDakota
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=98...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=983209
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,675
Posted By RomaDakota
Vologda - been there many times. It has been a...

Vologda - been there many times. It has been a few years since I was there - thanks for the recent pics!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 309,234
Posted By RomaDakota
Nice. Love the bubble.

Nice. Love the bubble.
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By RomaDakota
Appropriate!

Appropriate!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By RomaDakota
TPS can go bad. Here is a long post... ...

TPS can go bad. Here is a long post...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19544719&postcount=16
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By RomaDakota
Something is wrong. you have a 5.3 gallon tank...

Something is wrong. you have a 5.3 gallon tank and the fuel warning (reserve) will begin at about 1 gallon. If you watch your range, this should happen with miles remaining close to your average...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,079
Posted By RomaDakota
It was a Russian IZh Planeta 5.

It was a Russian IZh Planeta 5.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,956
Posted By RomaDakota
Sounds like all kinds of rubber problems. :evil

Sounds like all kinds of rubber problems. :evil
Forum: Hacks 06-19-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,391
Posted By RomaDakota
4.00x19 will work however rear tire to drive...

4.00x19 will work however rear tire to drive shaft clearance will be reduced. In mud, this may be an issue.
There should be spacers on the left side between the engine and the frame (on the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-17-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,957
Posted By RomaDakota
Parts starting to arrive

Excuses limited. Progress in the near future. I must give a shout-out to
Ural-Zentrale (http://www.ural-zentrale.de/); shipping is not cheap, but the parts are quality and arrive very quickly...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,957
Posted By RomaDakota
Sand cast. Possibly some re-work where necessary.

Sand cast. Possibly some re-work where necessary.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,957
Posted By RomaDakota
I am hoping to salvage the pipes. We'll see.

I am hoping to salvage the pipes. We'll see.
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By RomaDakota
No grass or gravel in Canada - whatever.

No grass or gravel in Canada - whatever.
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By RomaDakota
I would put it in TWD in loose media (sand,...

I would put it in TWD in loose media (sand, gravel, mud, etc) and get on the throttle. Check for two rooster tails.:evil
Jeez, we are getting weak...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,391
Posted By RomaDakota
The petcock will fail. Either completely, one of...

The petcock will fail. Either completely, one of the pot-metal tangs will break or by allowing only partial flow.
The limiter in the K63/K65 series carbs limits the travel of the slide and does not...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,957
Posted By RomaDakota
Teardown has begun

I needed to get the heads and cylinders off to replace the pushrod tube rubbers. This means the J-pipes must be extracted from the head. Which means the J-pipe and muffler needs to separate… maybe...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,957
Posted By RomaDakota
Thanks for confirmation. As there is no such...

Thanks for confirmation. As there is no such requirement in the US; it was pretty interesting the first time I was told by a cop that my brake lights were not working correctly. The nice high rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By RomaDakota
And the dream would be complete if they work with...

And the dream would be complete if they work with the ADV pannier racks.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,957
Posted By RomaDakota
M63 Soviet Twin Refresh

Hmm, no requirement; interesting.
Why did/does every vehicle that I have own that came from UK have rear facing fog lamps (5 total over the years)? This also included vehicles not originally...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,957
Posted By RomaDakota
Hello comrades! I hope this finds you in good...

Hello comrades! I hope this finds you in good health and your doing your part to keep factories at full production!

The more I think about it the more I am certain this will only be a refresh...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,957
Posted By RomaDakota
M63 Soviet Twin Refresh

Beginning of the beginning... again.

Privet tovarizhi!

For more than 15 years, I have love Dneprs; actually, Soviet bikes (see my MV750 thread...
Forum: Hacks 06-04-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,391
Posted By RomaDakota
You and I have a vastly different idea of well...

You and I have a vastly different idea of well sorted. I have a sorted Dnepr and haven't done anything to it in years besides oil change and valve check.
Dneprs are what they are however their...
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,391
Posted By RomaDakota
What?? What is a MT16 motor? Explain to...

What??

What is a MT16 motor?

Explain to me more about this snout.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By RomaDakota
I have had one (Excel) for a couple of years...

I have had one (Excel) for a couple of years after trying several different throttle locks on my GS. This one was far and away the best. The Excel actuates on and off easily once you learn the...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,077
Posted By RomaDakota
I built a similar device for my aircraft,...

I built a similar device for my aircraft, essentially to be able to overlay data fields on video (includes accelerometer date). Arduino based versus Pi based. Soon it will be converted to 3.3V and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By RomaDakota
Film/residue color? I suspect you have...

Film/residue color?
I suspect you have moisture/water in your oil.
Oil change.
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,871
Posted By RomaDakota
Luxury Lite with reduced bows used inside a MSR...

Luxury Lite with reduced bows used inside a MSR Hubba Hubba. What rub through issue?? :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,132
Posted By RomaDakota
1) The "BRAKE FAILURE" light - it should read...

1) The "BRAKE FAILURE" light - it should read "ABS".
2) Oil sight glass and fill port on opposite sides.
3) Horn button - made a bit better by adding a pad for tactile.
4) My avg mph is correct,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 2,336,225
Posted By RomaDakota
No units - fail. Is the speed in...

No units - fail.
Is the speed in fathoms/fortnight?
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By RomaDakota
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7270/13716586095_2c...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7270/13716586095_2c31c0eba6_z_d.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By RomaDakota
Do you have a picture of the pin prior to...

Do you have a picture of the pin prior to crimping?
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,190
Posted By RomaDakota
Venting

Finally warming up around here. Rode just over 100 miles (mainly off-road) with outside temps ranging from high 50s to mid 70s. Wanted to comment on the venting; during the last leg of the road...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By RomaDakota
Would a Trekker on a GS do?

Would a Trekker on a GS do?
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,640
Posted By RomaDakota
Guessing you never slept on a cot. I will never...

Guessing you never slept on a cot. I will never carry an air pad again. The LL packs almost as small as the Thermarest it replaced. However the quality of sleep between the two are not even close.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,427
Posted By RomaDakota
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3833/13473408753_12a...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3833/13473408753_12a0bf4f26_z_d.jpg
Lowside around 35mph on pavement. This guard and a final drive slider took virtually all the damage (some scuffing on the plastic...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By RomaDakota
I have used one (33l) as a top case for over 2...

I have used one (33l) as a top case for over 2 years. I really like the box. It has been waterproof and survived a couple of lay-overs. I would only mention if you do go bouncing around offroad,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By RomaDakota
I like it. I leave mine on all the time on...

I like it. I leave mine on all the time on pavement. Off on gravel or off road.
My friend added it to his bike post purchase; includes software enablement and new switchgear part with ACS button.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 21,914
Posted By RomaDakota
Awake to this thread I say! ...

Awake to this thread I say!
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7444/13254667653_58ac1746ab_c_d.jpg

Still in testing/modification phase.
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