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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-31-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By redredred
Theft alert: Kushitani BMW RR jacket, Tourmaster Epic hi-viz yellow jacket, etc

Hey guys, I wanted to ask for the forum's help. Today someone lifted some items from my garage. I live in Scripps Ranch, part of the city of San Diego off of the 15 at Mira Mesa Blvd. I filed a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,338
Posted By redredred
It ain't rocket science: 1) Make sure you...

It ain't rocket science:

1) Make sure you have a few beers on hand but don't drink 'em yet.
2) Grab a bucket, put a squirt of dishwashing detergent in it and fill it with hot water.
3) Soak your...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,567
Posted By redredred
you meant -40; -40*F = -40*C[/URL] ...

you meant -40; -40*F = -40*C[/URL]

[URL]http://www.google.com/#sclient=psy&hl=en&q=convert+-40+C+to+F...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-05-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,093
Posted By redredred
Stone Brewing Company (pricey but good) ...

Stone Brewing Company (pricey but good)
http://www.stonebrew.com/visit/

Palomar Mountain Observatory (a crime not to visit on a M/C; South Grade Road is the west coast's Tail of the Dragon)...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,583
Posted By redredred
The correct answer is: TKC80 up front, Tourance...

The correct answer is: TKC80 up front, Tourance for your rear.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,286
Posted By redredred
+1. the purpose of the headlight is to...

+1.

the purpose of the headlight is to increase your visibility to others as much as it is to increase your visibility of others. the OEM halogen bulb setup does a terrible job of the former and a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,700
Posted By redredred
btw, you can go to Lowe's or the Home Depot and...

btw, you can go to Lowe's or the Home Depot and pick up lawnmower gas caps to replace that ridiculous CARB spout that comes with the cans. looks clean and works great, check out my pic in the post...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,700
Posted By redredred
http://i52.tinypic.com/292vivl.jpg some...

http://i52.tinypic.com/292vivl.jpg

some eyelet bolts, nuts, washers, steel wire, ferrules, and a small padlock secure these $4 gas cans to the top case.

edit: also, those tool tubes attached to...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,055
Posted By redredred
that everest bag is looking pretty good: ...

that everest bag is looking pretty good:

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=2581360

$30 + $1 shipping and the one of the reviews compares it to the north face cat's meow. i...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,884
Posted By redredred
1 gallon of gasoline weighs less than 1 gallon of...

1 gallon of gasoline weighs less than 1 gallon of water: it is about 6 lbs each and symmetric on the bike. it is above the center of gravity which i don't like, but it is much better than the MSR...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By redredred
no one rides their bike to the airport? help!

no one rides their bike to the airport? help!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,995
Posted By redredred
watching the odometer spin and keeping track of...

watching the odometer spin and keeping track of front tire mileage, of course.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By redredred
San Diego Int'l (Lindbergh Field) m/c airport parking question

i'm going to be flying out of SAN very soon and was wondering what the motorcycle parking situation is over there. i used to live in LA and had no problems parking at LAX for days or weeks right in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10,589
Views: 808,749
Posted By redredred
thanks for the post too. fuck the others'...

thanks for the post too. fuck the others' negativity--i'll be there for training and i'll be helping out the cleanup.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By redredred
i can't comment on the upper crash bars but i...

i can't comment on the upper crash bars but i have used both Hepco & Becker and AltRider crash bars on my bike. Without a doubt, the H&B bars are superior to the AltRider ones. They are painted steel...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-14-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,884
Posted By redredred
don't make it temporary. i made mine permanent...

don't make it temporary. i made mine permanent with a series of eyelet bolts, steel wire, a couple of ferrules and a small padlock:

http://i52.tinypic.com/292vivl.jpg

bonus: you can buy a...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,055
Posted By redredred
http://www.walmart.com/ip/2579726 Micro Tek...

http://www.walmart.com/ip/2579726
Micro Tek Ultra-Compact Mummy 30-Degree Sleeping Bag
$34 from wally world (currently OOS)

rated for 30*F. i used this sleeping bag up at joshua tree on a 35*...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,685
Posted By redredred
tap the unseat accessory socket to trigger the...

tap the unseat accessory socket to trigger the relay:
http://i56.tinypic.com/2na7h4k.jpg

closeup of the fuseblock and the posi-tap in the lower left:
http://i55.tinypic.com/14lor36.jpg

it all...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,114
Posted By redredred
good to know. i will be placing my order...

good to know. i will be placing my order momentarily.
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,114
Posted By redredred
McMurdo Fast Find PLB 210 for $199

this is the best price i have found so far for the the McMurdo Fast Find 210:

http://www.defender.com/product.jsp?id=1190343
http://www.defender.com/large/552136_l.jpg

i'm not not affiliated...
Forum: Vendors 01-01-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 186,091
Posted By redredred
i just received my Doubletake mirrors a few days...

i just received my Doubletake mirrors a few days ago and have been able to squeeze 100 miles on interstates with them so far. they look great, work great and are about 1000 times easier to adjust...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,406
Posted By redredred
this is very interesting, i had no idea that the...

this is very interesting, i had no idea that the RT horn was so effective. is it just certain year RT horns or is the current RT horn a beast too?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,902
Posted By redredred
my doubletake mirrors arrived on thursday and...

my doubletake mirrors arrived on thursday and i've put about 100 highway miles on them so far. awesome, awesome mirrors. no vibrations up to 75 MPH; over that they do shake. no more fucking around...
Forum: Vendors 01-01-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,590
Posted By redredred
what is the advantage of this tape? i've been...

what is the advantage of this tape? i've been using the black hockey friction tape and it has served me well.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,406
Posted By redredred
i cannot state from experience but the Stebel...

i cannot state from experience but the Stebel Magnum MSX is rated at 136 dB while the Nautilus is rated at 139 dB. that 3 dB doesn't sound like much, but decibels are logarithmic so the Nautilus is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,406
Posted By redredred
Do US inmates want to get together on a Nippy Norman's Stebel group buy?

I was considering purchasing one of the Nippy Norman Stebel Magnum MSX horns. Here is a pic:
http://www.nippynormans.com/images/STB_magBZZZ.jpg
and a link:...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,829
Posted By redredred
as least you didn't get it in your eye. i was in...

as least you didn't get it in your eye. i was in ozona, tx (BFE west texas off the 10) trying to be a good samaritan by filling up another inmate's MSR fuel bottle. the nozzle shot gasoline into the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,829
Posted By redredred
here is the reason why some gas nozzles had their...

here is the reason why some gas nozzles had their latches removed:
http://www.sbcfire.org/hazmat/pdf/20100830_fire_vstNozzles.pdf

to summarize, the new VST-brand EVR (enhanced vapor recovery)...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,829
Posted By redredred
did it look like this? ...

did it look like this?
http://www.benfordfueling.com/shop/media/OPW_7H.jpg

or this:
http://www.benfordfueling.com/shop/media/HEALY900.jpg

the former is your standard bare nozzle in other...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,829
Posted By redredred
california is not the only state that has boots...

california is not the only state that has boots on the gas nozzle. some parts of missouri do too as i remember. we really don't have a choice: most air districts in CA can't meet the various national...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,829
Posted By redredred
well, not exactly. Phase II vapor recovery...

well, not exactly. Phase II vapor recovery systems (the boot on the nozzle) are required at retail locations. if you really, really want to pump gas without the boot, make friends with the owner of a...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,287
Posted By redredred
$10 + ...

$10

+

http://www.northerntool.com/images/product/images/134782_lg.jpg

$5

=
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,577
Posted By redredred
my bad, i was just repeating what i heard at the...

my bad, i was just repeating what i heard at the dealer. i didn't realize that only some, not all, of '010s were modified.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,569
Posted By redredred
after seeing that scar on your leg and your...

after seeing that scar on your leg and your rubber pegs, i went ahead and ordered a pair myself. about $40 to avoid open wounds is worth it to me, and you can always remove them before hitting the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-11-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,301
Posted By redredred
ducati? do i look like i'm made of money? i gave...

ducati? do i look like i'm made of money? i gave all my money to the BMW dealer; those $1.50 crush washers add up :-)

change of plans: i just signed a lease for my new place in Scripps Ranch and i...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,577
Posted By redredred
43K on my '08 and my fuel strip just went out....

43K on my '08 and my fuel strip just went out. you might have just jinxed yourself there buddy. btw, the 2010s went back to fuel-float because of all the problems we have been having. one dealer...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,902
Posted By redredred
why not for just a little bit more money just get...

why not for just a little bit more money just get the double take mirrors?

http://www.doubletakemirror.com/build/bmw
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10,589
Views: 808,749
Posted By redredred
thanks man, i will pass that info along and may...

thanks man, i will pass that info along and may look into it for myself.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10,589
Views: 808,749
Posted By redredred
ok, fair enough. my buddy dano really liked that...

ok, fair enough. my buddy dano really liked that ceramic coating on your headers too. who did that work again?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-05-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10,589
Views: 808,749
Posted By redredred
no problem, we'll catch you next time. it was...

no problem, we'll catch you next time. it was beautiful up there today and my tri-tip sandwich was delicious! saw a few inmates up there too. who was riding the white and blue BMW G650X with the...
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