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Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-13-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,950
Posted By Dasadab
Thank you all so very much. I will let you know...

Thank you all so very much. I will let you know if it doesn't work. BTW, I read on bmwlt.com that there is supposedly new bike firmware that improves the BT system. The existing system produces...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-12-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,950
Posted By Dasadab
Thanks for pointing out my error with the below...

Thanks for pointing out my error with the below step. I will just pair the iphone to the Nav PHONE option and forget the SMH10 step. I understand that now.

"Pair my iphone to the BMW Nav IV...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-12-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,950
Posted By Dasadab
Thanks for working with me on all this. The...

Thanks for working with me on all this.

The Nav. IV is, according to another forum, basically the same as a Zumo 660.

I don't want at this time to get a SR10, but I really appreciate the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-12-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,950
Posted By Dasadab
Thanks. I appreciate the help. To answer the...

Thanks.
I appreciate the help. To answer the above question. The music source is the factory BMW radio. Because the BMW Bluetooth on the bike (2012RT) is so crappy in stability and music...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-10-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,950
Posted By Dasadab
I think I figured it out as best I can. I wanted...

I think I figured it out as best I can. I wanted to follow up on my original posting because I have done some further experimentation. This is what I am now doing: In case this might save someone...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-10-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,950
Posted By Dasadab
Hi Danham

Hi, I posted over at BMWRT and I got a suggestion that I see if you can help me. I have a 2012 BMW RT. It has the BMW audio package and a NAV IV GPS. My wife and I like to ride 2 up. We each have...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By Dasadab
Looking for soft luggage for KLR650 rack

Anybody try this: http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...-Tail-Bag.aspx (http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/1/4/71/2747/ITEM/Firstgear-Onyx-Tail-Bag.aspx)


or this:...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Dasadab
Thanks and amen.

Thanks and amen.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Dasadab
2009 KLR, Gouges in Oil Filter Cover?

Hi,
I just did my first oil change on my week old 2009. I changed the oil at 60 miles. Glad I did, the filter was speckled silver and the oil looked pretty damn metallic.

The inside of the oil...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By Dasadab
2009 KLR650..Topcase and 2 up riding?

I want to get a plastic topcase for my new KLR. Either a cheapie JCWhitney, or a Givi (if I have too $$!). Anyone have any 2 up riding experience with a hard topcase? Is there enough room for the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,809
Posted By Dasadab
Just a final note to close the thread. I got a...

Just a final note to close the thread. I got a black '09 KLR today for $5300 OTD. I rode it home about 70 miles over all sorts of urban crap. Me likee. If I was just going to have one bike and it...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,809
Posted By Dasadab
Thanks for the replies. The thread was helpful...

Thanks for the replies. The thread was helpful for me. I sat on a Versys today. Its tall enough for me (6-1") and it's got nice cool factor, but the riding position is too "knees bent" in for what...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,809
Posted By Dasadab
Last night I drove the cage home from a evening...

Last night I drove the cage home from a evening event. Sunset boulevard is full of pot holes, partially filled cracks, split pavement, etc. Parts of Wilshire Blvd are worse. I am leaning more and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,809
Posted By Dasadab
Yeah, I am. L.A. has it share of freeways, long...

Yeah, I am. L.A. has it share of freeways, long commutes and terrible roads. I also want to be able to head to the deserts on the tarmack. Nothing wrong with a little comfort.
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,809
Posted By Dasadab
I kinda ruled out the Versys because I had heard...

I kinda ruled out the Versys because I had heard comments that at 6-1" it might feel small to me. I will have to sit on one. I had also heard that the Versys does not have much wind protection. I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,809
Posted By Dasadab
I know that they are different. I was just...

I know that they are different. I was just talking about the FJR essentially being a road dedicated sport touring bike and the Wee Strom being, also, a road biased, smaller touring bike.
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,809
Posted By Dasadab
Urban Assualt Vehicle--KLR or Wee-Strom

I had a KLR650--old body style. I liked the compliant suspension for navigating the terrible, pot holed roads, of greater Los Angeles. I hated the wind protection--even with several aftermarket...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-26-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,909
Posted By Dasadab
Thanks. I appreciate the ideas.

Thanks. I appreciate the ideas.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,909
Posted By Dasadab
1986 Honda Elite CH150 Suspension

Hi,
My Elite's suspension seem pretty soft. It bottoms out or almost does so with any good bump. The seat foam is also pretty soft and probably should be replaced.

Anyone have any...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,005
Posted By Dasadab
Thanks. I found some used HON cabinets on...

Thanks. I found some used HON cabinets on craigslist. I got them for about 125$ each and bought 5!! 72" tall, 36 wide and about 26 deep. Anyway, they are pretty nice and I could do an entire...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,005
Posted By Dasadab
Help with Garage Storage Cabinet Ideas

Crap. I have accumulated too much motorcycle stuff--6 or so helmets between my wife and me, jackets, gloves, visors, etc. My in-home storage is out of space. I am trying to find garage cabinets...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,881
Posted By Dasadab
I looked at these a few years ago. Seemed like...

I looked at these a few years ago. Seemed like the technology was not quite there yet. Maybe things have improved. The main issue with the CO2 devices was that .5 seconds is just to long to allow...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Dasadab
I just got a Chatterbox XBi. It does wireless BT...

I just got a Chatterbox XBi. It does wireless BT between passenger and driver. Cyclegadgets.com folks are very knowledgable about BT. They also have a gadget to allow use of earbuds in lieu of...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,170
Posted By Dasadab
I tried one on yesterday. I really liked it. ...

I tried one on yesterday. I really liked it. High quality. But what I really liked is the field of view. Much broader than most helmets--I have several Arias and a shoei. Its field of view feels...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-25-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,789
Posted By Dasadab
Problem solved. Another stupid damn red hearing....

Problem solved. Another stupid damn red hearing. The clicking noise was from the wide "spokes" connecting the rim to the hub. Two were a little loose! I had a mechanic clean and paint the wheels...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-25-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,789
Posted By Dasadab
1986 Honda Elite CH150 Rear Wheel Loose?

Hi,
Well, my Elite's rear wheel was making a clicking type noise. Today, I put her on the center stand and noticed maybe a 1/16" of play when rock the rear wheel from side to side accompanied by...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,692
Posted By Dasadab
Thanks! I will follow up.

Thanks! I will follow up.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-13-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,692
Posted By Dasadab
The rear brakes are new, but, funny that you...

The rear brakes are new, but, funny that you mention them because they just started to squeek a little when I apply them.

Also, I may have been a little inaccurate in saying a "click"; its more...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-12-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,692
Posted By Dasadab
Honda Ch150 Elite/rear wheel rythmic click?

Another question for you Ch150 guys. My '86 has about 5500 mile on her. Motor is strong. Today, I noticed that when I was coasting I could hear a periodic click from what sounded like the rear...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-03-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,411
Posted By Dasadab
Problem solved. Easy. Dealer had left power...

Problem solved. Easy. Dealer had left power plug coming off the battery only partially seated. It worked loose. I had to remove the battery box to see it. Thanks for the ideas. Dean
Forum: Battle scooters 01-03-2009, 12:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,411
Posted By Dasadab
THanks. I appreciate the ideas. Dean

THanks. I appreciate the ideas. Dean
Forum: Battle scooters 01-02-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,411
Posted By Dasadab
Thanks. The battery is putting out 13v. I put the...

Thanks. The battery is putting out 13v. I put the multimeter leads on the battery and switched the ignition on and off--no change in voltage. I poped the "hood" and all the fuses are fine. Under the...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-02-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,411
Posted By Dasadab
1986 Honda Elite CH150 is Electrically Dead

Hi,
I have a sweat Honda Elite CH150D. Has about 5500 miles on it. I had a local Honda Dealer two weeks ago chean the carb and install a new auto choke. Within the last 3 months it has had routine...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-03-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,227
Posted By Dasadab
Thanks guys. I started to take the carb off. ...

Thanks guys. I started to take the carb off. The hoses were in pretty good shape, but a bitch to remove. Anyway, I ended up not removing the original carb, put everything back together thinking I...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-27-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,227
Posted By Dasadab
1986 Honda CH150 Carb Question

Hi,
I need to remove my carb and install a new electric choke, which I just recently found new on ebay.

I have never removed the carb, any tips appreciated.

I am also thinking I should...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-19-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By Dasadab
Found one, and only $29 bucks. ...

Found one, and only $29 bucks.

...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-19-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By Dasadab
Its also called a valve set/starter. I see that...

Its also called a valve set/starter. I see that Bike Bandit has one for the 87 Elite, but not one for my year, the 87 Elite. The part numbers are slightly different. Long Shot Question: Anyone...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-19-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By Dasadab
I think you are correct. I was doing some...

I think you are correct. I was doing some research. Its called a auto by-starter. I will see if I can find one online. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Dasadab
Suggestions for cleaning plastic

Hi,
I returned about 6 weeks ago from riding the Demster in Northern Canada. I am having a hard time getting the adobe like dirt off eveything--particularly the plastic Vario cases and the black...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-18-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By Dasadab
1986 Honda Elite\Hard Start, but runs and idles great

Hi,
I have a Honda CH150 with about 6k miles on it. It was recently serviced which consisted of an oil change and new spark plug. I also put in a new battery within the last few months. The...
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