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Forum: Canada 05-29-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22,425
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Posted By bbcmat
Thanks so much for the good wishes and advice. ...

Thanks so much for the good wishes and advice.


I planned for a rainy day - just though it would have a different form than this. I'm in no hurry.



Thanks again EVERYBODY.
Forum: Canada 05-27-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22,425
Views: 2,368,886
Posted By bbcmat
Got illegal left tturned in Burlington - 9 days hosp - need advice

2 Thursdays ago I was wrecked on my Husky TE510. I just came home from the hospital yesterday after a bunch of medical things were del'd to house to help me get around. (no broken bones, knees are...
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By bbcmat
I put a PC925L Odyssey in my '91 GS last year -...

I put a PC925L Odyssey in my '91 GS last year - added a high voltage reg from Motobins (to meet the specification for charge 14.2V - 14.7V for the Odyssey) and could not be happier with it.

There...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,270
Posted By bbcmat
Thanks Guys! MAT

Thanks Guys!

MAT
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,270
Posted By bbcmat
How "grease swingarm" on 91 paralever?

My 91 R100GS operators manual has a picture of greasing the swingarm with a grease gun behind the black plastic covers on the swingarm shaft.

I don't see a fitting or a grease well behind my...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 816
Posted By bbcmat
Where get BP7HS / BP7ES plugs Hamilton Ont?

Looks like Canadian Tire dropped the non-resistor NGK plugs - does anyone know where I can purchase them for my airhead in the Burlington / Hamilton, Ontario, Canada? They still have the HS length in...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,796
Posted By bbcmat
Nice !! MAT

Nice !!

MAT
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,796
Posted By bbcmat
What's the best way for Motobins to ship to Ontario?

I'm going to be putting in my first big order to Motobins (R100GS) - anyone have some good advice on shipping to Ontario, Canada?


MAT
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,686
Posted By bbcmat
I do not see the reasoning behind that use of the...

I do not see the reasoning behind that use of the diode - I have read of using 2 diodes in both blue lines - but not making a node and using only one.

MAT
Forum: Canada 06-08-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 31,830
Posted By bbcmat
Subscription ! MAT

Subscription !


MAT
Forum: Canada 05-26-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 25,639
Posted By bbcmat
So.....do I match my do-rag to my t-shirt or to...

So.....do I match my do-rag to my t-shirt or to my chaps?

I don't want to look out of place.


DOH!



MAT
Forum: Canada 04-30-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By bbcmat
I don't have a Varadero - (airhead GS Beemer) -...

I don't have a Varadero - (airhead GS Beemer) - but that style of riding is exactly why I picked up the old girl in the first place.

I love dirt roads! Where are they?

Right now all I do is...
Forum: Canada 04-25-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 15,754
Posted By bbcmat
The same logic may need to be applied to the...

The same logic may need to be applied to the incredible "TCAT" before it's published.

Loose lips lose trails. (and that's pretty fkn sad)


MAT
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By bbcmat
Well the parts fische shows the RIGHT leg has the...

Well the parts fische shows the RIGHT leg has the disk caliper mounting lugs - so RIGHT is referenced to sitting on the bike.

With this info - then the RIGHT (brake side) fork legs houses the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By bbcmat
R100GS right fork=disk= Comp damping?

Which fork (caliper side or not) is the compression damping side - and does it take 410cc or 440cc?

I don't know if "left" or "right" is referenced sitting on the bike or standing facing the...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 15,754
Posted By bbcmat
I'm out - roof leak AGAIN in the kitchen. ...

I'm out - roof leak AGAIN in the kitchen.

Before you buy a "Classic Products" aluminum roof - e-mail me and listen to my experiences.

Lifetime roof BULLSHIT !!

Looks like I'm not the only...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 15,754
Posted By bbcmat
6:07am - +3C and hardly raining in Burlington. ...

6:07am - +3C and hardly raining in Burlington.

YaY Ontario!


MAT
Forum: Canada 04-14-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 15,754
Posted By bbcmat
The big tank for my Husky won't be repaired in...

The big tank for my Husky won't be repaired in time for the ride - can I get by with 140kms range or should I bring fuel in my backpack?


MAT
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,686
Posted By bbcmat
Odyssey batteries are spec'd at charging 14.2V...

Odyssey batteries are spec'd at charging 14.2V min to 14.7V max.

There is a disclaimer in their warranty that it is void if used with a charging system below 14.2V


MAT
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,686
Posted By bbcmat
The max voltage for a battery is a very open...

The max voltage for a battery is a very open ended question - simple answer - it depends on type of battery, construction of battery, state of battery, and battery temperature.
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Forum: Old's Cool 04-05-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,686
Posted By bbcmat
Yup - made up a quick and dirty 3 wire harness...

Yup - made up a quick and dirty 3 wire harness with a standard diode inserted in the D+ line - max voltage went from 13.9 to 14.67 at 0 deg C - slowly dropped to 14.6 as the reg itself started to...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-05-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,686
Posted By bbcmat
CAn I add a diode to D+ to increase max reg voltage?

Looking over the voltage regualtor schematics - I see D+ as the main battery voltage reference from ground.

If there a reason I can't insert a diode (either 0.3V or 0.7V) into this line to force...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 22,425
Views: 2,368,886
Posted By bbcmat
So.......is this more of a "dirt bike with...

So.......is this more of a "dirt bike with lights" TE510 sort of ride or a "street bike with knobs" R100GS sort of ride?



MAT
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