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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,952
Posted By MJS
Precis You seem to be under some incorrect...

Precis

You seem to be under some incorrect assumptions.

The GS911 was never intended to be a performance tuner. It is a diagnostic tool. Years ago I had a long discussion with Stephen from...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By MJS
CHP lane splitting guidelines removed

All because of one asshat's complaint.

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/2/18877/Motorcycle-Article/Complaint-Forces-Guideline-From-CHP-Website.aspx
Forum: Americas 07-20-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By MJS
California's not to safe either.

California's not to safe either.
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By MJS
Syringe should work fine on your bike with or...

Syringe should work fine on your bike with or without ABS. You can usually get small ones at a pharmacy. That's my preferred method rather than a vacuum pump.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6,730
Views: 1,018,906
Posted By MJS
Needs to be jumped. I believe it is the white...

Needs to be jumped. I believe it is the white and brown but I don't have my bike here at the moment to check. Red is left unconnected.
Forum: Latin America 07-18-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 76,110
Posted By MJS
Amazing how clueless some of those idiots are...

Amazing how clueless some of those idiots are about foreign countries and cultures. I'm just glad they're not traveling there to represent the US.

And most show show no respect for Harry or his...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By MJS
Your profile doesn't give a location. Where are...

Your profile doesn't give a location. Where are you located? Might be easier to find someone with a GS911 if we knew. I've got the Pro version so I'm always will to do a code check or reset a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By MJS
They all are like that.

They all are like that.
Forum: Latin America 07-17-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,655
Posted By MJS
I noted that gmail is spelled incorrectly in his...

I noted that gmail is spelled incorrectly in his email address.
Forum: Latin America 07-17-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 76,110
Posted By MJS
Seems the worst is true. ...

Seems the worst is true. http://news.yahoo.com/mexican-authorities-identify-body-missing-york-man-020114869.html

Condolences to his family and friends.
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,288
Posted By MJS
Fixed linky

Fixed linky
Forum: Americas 07-07-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By MJS
Daggets camp, maybe Raquel and Larry's (haven't...

Daggets camp, maybe Raquel and Larry's (haven't stayed there in a long while and things have changed since Larry passed on). Or go to the Baja Nomads forum and ask there.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6,730
Views: 1,018,906
Posted By MJS
If you have spark and fuel the only thing left is...

If you have spark and fuel the only thing left is compression. Check your valve clearance and cam position very carefully. A compression check wouldn't hurt either. The motor is wasted spark, it...
Forum: The Garage 06-13-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By MJS
Having built a couple sets of one-off racks...

Having built a couple sets of one-off racks before, my advice would be to buy them if available for your bike. It will be likely be cheaper than having them built. Even with the tools, there's a lot...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By MJS
Normally the dealer takes the MCO and sales...

Normally the dealer takes the MCO and sales paperwork to the DMV when the bike is first registered. I've bought new bikes from out of state (no loan) and the MCO came with the bike. Your issue is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-08-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By MJS
MotoQuest ...

MotoQuest (http://www.motoquest.com/motorcycle-rental/long-beach-california-5)in Long Beach or ADV Rentals (http://advrentals.us/)in Castaic.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-06-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,499
Posted By MJS
Good for you. Way better to ditch the trailer...

Good for you. Way better to ditch the trailer and go light.

And to hell with the idiots that would wrap their kids in bubble wrap. Life is about managing risk, not trying to avoid it at all...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-06-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,595
Posted By MJS
Version 4.3.3.0 now (or so says my downloader)

Version 4.3.3.0 now (or so says my downloader)
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,313
Posted By MJS
Must of missed the part about Bomber's being a...

Must of missed the part about Bomber's being a mfg business. FWIW, my business was profitable from the beginning. And sold for a nice sum not long ago.

And the lack of knowledge, especially...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,240
Posted By MJS
Just like in a car, the thermostat is there to...

Just like in a car, the thermostat is there to restrict cooling in a cold motor. A properly operating thermostat restricts fluid from flowing through the radiator until the engine is up to a minimum...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-02-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,435
Posted By MJS
It's your trip, do what makes sense for you. If...

It's your trip, do what makes sense for you. If the dates work for riding with some buddies then do it. If not, then maybe next time. Seems like it's always easier to grab a weekend off than a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 297,693
Posted By MJS
Plug also affects the fuel pump so you won't hear...

Plug also affects the fuel pump so you won't hear it prime when you turn the key on. Unless you have a leaky injector some pressure remains in the fuel line. It doesn't take much cranking for the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 297,693
Posted By MJS
The EXC 500 and EXC 350-F bikes have a jumper...

The EXC 500 and EXC 350-F bikes have a jumper plug that turns the lights on with the key. Look behind the headlight mask and see if there is a black 6-pin female connector with brown (-12v ground),...
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By MJS
If I had to guess (and I am), I'd say black is...

If I had to guess (and I am), I'd say black is ground, white is parking lamp, blue is high beam and yel/red is low beam. That's based off a modern KTM, I don't remember anything about my departed...
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By MJS
Looks like you're needing the harness from the...

Looks like you're needing the harness from the stock 4-pin connector that splits for the low/high headlight and the parking light. That may be a stock Husky part. Is the lamp holder for the parking...
Forum: Americas 05-19-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By MJS
Unless it is plated in the US then it would...

Unless it is plated in the US then it would technically be illegal on the roads in Mexico. The reality is that these types of vehicles are driven on the road all the time in Baja. The local police...
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 30,522
Posted By MJS
Instead of water jet you could see if someone...

Instead of water jet you could see if someone with an EDM machine could make them for you. My local WJ guy wants way to much $ for small runs. I have a local industrial saw shop that does...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By MJS
I think this is your clue. Since you have...

I think this is your clue. Since you have already checked and have compression, spark and fuel, I would pull the valve cover and check cam timing.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6,730
Views: 1,018,906
Posted By MJS
How much air is in the shock? Try adding more...

How much air is in the shock? Try adding more sag to the rear by adjusting the air preassure a bit.
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By MJS
I've had this very same thing done. The...

I've had this very same thing done. The contractor just knocked off the loose stuff when he prepped the old stucco. Mine was a 70's heavy texture so the new scratch coat ended up being quite thick....
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 156,441
Posted By MJS
Good to know it's not just an add on resistor,...

Good to know it's not just an add on resistor, for the reason you mentioned. Is this now going to be two thermistors in series with the calibration part?
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 156,441
Posted By MJS
As I understand it... The IIceAir is just...

As I understand it...

The IIceAir is just 3 different thermistors in a single housing. Each thermistor has a different range (a thermistor is a resistor that changes valve based on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 97,566
Posted By MJS
Not enough material in the triple clamp to open...

Not enough material in the triple clamp to open it up. Plenty of material on the fork tube. Use your stock upper fork tube or machine the Shiver tube.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 97,566
Posted By MJS
More like a brain fart. :D

More like a brain fart. :D
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 04-29-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,911
Posted By MJS
Yes to base camp, all of Baja.

Yes to base camp, all of Baja.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 97,566
Posted By MJS
Cam, I used Evan Steel in Phoenix. Seemed...

Cam,

I used Evan Steel in Phoenix. Seemed to know his stuff and the price was reasonable. I just had him do the machine work and a rebuild, no springs or valving changes. He did check that all...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6,730
Views: 1,018,906
Posted By MJS
Call Baja Designs but they told me these were...

Call Baja Designs but they told me these were discontinued. They had a sale awhile back to get rid of inventory. I called for the tanks and they were out of stock. I was able to get the other KTM...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,933
Posted By MJS
If you're interested and have time to kill there...

If you're interested and have time to kill there is good information at the following links. Not specific to this application but good info on bolted connections in general.
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Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6,730
Views: 1,018,906
Posted By MJS
The KTM nuts are the way to go IMO. I turn down...

The KTM nuts are the way to go IMO. I turn down both so they are interchangeable front and rear. I have a MotionPro T6 tire tool in my kit.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By MJS
Easiest way is to swap cylinder heads. I did this...

Easiest way is to swap cylinder heads. I did this with a 2003 engine into a 2005 twin spark chassis. Everything below the head is the same. Otherwise you'll probably have to swap the ecu and...
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