ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: keiji
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By keiji
Check the local brands. I've seen stadler and...

Check the local brands. I've seen stadler and vanucci private labeled as bmw.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 44,994
Views: 8,730,763
Posted By keiji
My stator had a short the last time it happened....

My stator had a short the last time it happened. It ran if you got it started, but it slowly killed the battery.

The resistances looked like they were in spec, but the voltages were unbalanced.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 44,994
Views: 8,730,763
Posted By keiji
Nevermind, the other guy might be right ...

Nevermind, the other guy might be right



http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24907762&postcount=44264

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24886583&postcount=44177
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 44,994
Views: 8,730,763
Posted By keiji
The last time this was brought up with an...

The last time this was brought up with an aftermarket tank, I think the cap wasn't allowing enough air in so the fuel pump was pulling a vacuum. Next time it happens, try loosening the the cap or...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,163
Posted By keiji
DWR's are not covered by warranty - they are a...

DWR's are not covered by warranty - they are a care item (http://www.gore-tex.com/remote/Satellite/content/care-center/return-guide)

I like laminates, and my physical person stays dry, but the...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,163
Posted By keiji
Aerostich makes the only "budget" Gore-tex...

Aerostich makes the only "budget" Gore-tex laminates. The Dariens/AD1's re probably the best commuting overpants I've had since the zipper goes all the way up - you'll need to buy hip armor...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 501,138
Posted By keiji
Get a heavily used one for $2000-3000 from a guy...

Get a heavily used one for $2000-3000 from a guy moving to a KTM - you can get really good deals. I'd go as cheap as you can go, so long as nothing's bent.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By keiji
First feeling is that the resivoir was...

First feeling is that the resivoir was overfilled, and when the braking happened the fluid heated up and expanded, locking the wheel.
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,163
Posted By keiji
When you actually think about it, even the...

When you actually think about it, even the laminates with a heavy face fabric (ie over 100 deneir or so) are a compromise in heavy/extended rains. At a certain point, the durable water repellant...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,163
Posted By keiji
Usually the older generations of waterproof...

Usually the older generations of waterproof jackets used a z-liner which is a an outer with a hanging membrane and an inner mesh to protect the membrane. Any vents would vent to the membrane.

The...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,100
Posted By keiji
SENA SMH-10's have a coded in priority system for...

SENA SMH-10's have a coded in priority system for sounds-the most seamless experience is when the GPS and music are coming in through the same device(phone) so it can manage the audio fade in/out...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,869
Posted By keiji
That's comparing across two different generations...

That's comparing across two different generations of gore-tex, where the "Pro Shell/XCR/etc" has a reduced PU layer to improve breathability. Testing has shown that the closer you get to the "pure"...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,869
Posted By keiji
The 2 layers will typically breath better than a...

The 2 layers will typically breath better than a 3 layer as there is not the adhesive blocking the pores.
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,869
Posted By keiji
This is a really key point for any riding where...

This is a really key point for any riding where you might fall off (ie dual sporting). While you might get away with it, you re really rolling the dice when you crash. I've ruined armacor goretex...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,777
Posted By keiji
I have the Atlantis 3's and they are about as...

I have the Atlantis 3's and they are about as warm as any other gore-tex xtrafit glove - that is, not particularly great.

I would use them until maybe 55F before being tempted to turn on the...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,440
Posted By keiji
Starting to come to the dark side, are we? You...

Starting to come to the dark side, are we? You need to start riding in rains that most people would question driving in, and then it'll seem like all the other liner systems :lol3.

That being...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 48,952
Posted By keiji
Code sent

Code sent
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,364
Posted By keiji
What do you have now? I have a lot of gear,and I...

What do you have now? I have a lot of gear,and I would say that the removable liners work well for day trips where you can reasonably predict the weather (and are really easy to fix) whereas the...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,100
Posted By keiji
If you're OK with a slightly smaller screen, it's...

If you're OK with a slightly smaller screen, it's fairly common for the CDMA Motorola moto g to go on sale for 50 or 60 bucks.
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,561
Posted By keiji
For MC work, the cheapie $10 special irons from...

For MC work, the cheapie $10 special irons from Radio shack will do the job once you get a good tin on the tip.
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,997
Posted By keiji
The stuff has not been made in Idaho for quite...

The stuff has not been made in Idaho for quite some time , even before the purchase by polaris.
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,301
Posted By keiji
You'll find that a lot of Bilt is the same...

You'll find that a lot of Bilt is the same pattern as branded stuff-it's likely they come out of the same factory. The quality can be hit or miss though.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,997
Posted By keiji
I'm not blaming Gore - I know they will stand by...

I'm not blaming Gore - I know they will stand by their Guarantee.

I blame Klim for dicking around for two months before I got smart and talked to the right person (company).
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,997
Posted By keiji
They told me that water coming through the vent...

They told me that water coming through the vent zips ( even when closed) doesn't count against the guarantee to keep you dry.

They also crushed the zipper when testing it.

I sent that shit...
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 20,115
Posted By keiji
How long did it take them to process your RMA? ...

How long did it take them to process your RMA? I've been waiting since the 3rd and haven't heard back.
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 20,115
Posted By keiji
Does any one have an issue with their unit...

Does any one have an issue with their unit randomly shutting off during use? I listen to the FM radio a lot on my smh5-fm, so it is very obvious when it shuts off. It'll power back on without issue,...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,100
Posted By keiji
You can use a product like any glove to coat the...

You can use a product like any glove to coat the leather
http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00BWYX2MG/ref=pd_aw_sims_1?pi=SL500_SY115&simLd=1

It does wear out, but it does work. I find that it works...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,100
Posted By keiji
I was about to say no, but then I looked up the...

I was about to say no, but then I looked up the price of a Zumo and saw it was basically the price of an iPhone.

I personally use a 'pre-paid' verizon moto G ($50 on sale) tethered back to my...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 217,054
Posted By keiji
The pockets on the badlands are not seam sealed-...

The pockets on the badlands are not seam sealed- you can visually inspect and confirm on the pleats.

They will resist water, but will seep water in through the stitching in a heavy enough rain. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 44,994
Views: 8,730,763
Posted By keiji
When I first checked my valves at 26k, they were...

When I first checked my valves at 26k, they were close to the lower spec. When I followed up at 50k, they didn't move at all.

I suspect that if they are tight before then, then they were like...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By keiji
Unfortunately, I didn't buy the pants - I got a...

Unfortunately, I didn't buy the pants - I got a good deal on the jacket way back and use it for commuting with my overpants (Aerostich Dariens). My guess is that a 30 would fit, but i'm not paying...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By keiji
I'm 5'8", 155lb, 37-38in chest, and 33 in waist...

I'm 5'8", 155lb, 37-38in chest, and 33 in waist (I wear a size 30 in american pants!).

I would also wear a 48EU/38US in BMW apparel, and based on your measurements, the medium will be comically...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 44,994
Views: 8,730,763
Posted By keiji
The hub is not threaded. The marks on your hub...

The hub is not threaded. The marks on your hub are from the bolt on it's way out- check your other bolts if you don't believe us.
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,620
Posted By keiji
You're buying a brand (Gore-tex, not Klim). ...

You're buying a brand (Gore-tex, not Klim). Built into the price of Gore-tex is basically a minimal hassle warranty where they (W.L. Gore) will replace a garment that leaks.

I had a pretty good...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,238
Posted By keiji
It fits great, but I've never had any Rev'it that...

It fits great, but I've never had any Rev'it that still looked good (wasn't falling apart) after a season of riding. Perhaps they have been improving their quality but I'm still skeptical.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By keiji
The seam should have tape on the inside......

The seam should have tape on the inside... Probably it has lifted off somewhere.

I would go the seam grip route, but undo the inner lining at a point to get to the seams on the inside.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 44,994
Views: 8,730,763
Posted By keiji
An impact wrench is the single best purchase I...

An impact wrench is the single best purchase I made for work like this. I sent hours trying to get it off with a breaker bar, AMD vemtually I picked up an electric impact from harbor freight an it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10,735
Views: 501,138
Posted By keiji
I'm about due for my 62k mile (99.7k km) oil...

I'm about due for my 62k mile (99.7k km) oil change (on my WRX) - I was looking for an excuse to put a big bore kit in, but compression is still well within spec.

I had to change my stator at 48k...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,017
Posted By keiji
try a thinner armor - I use firstgear hiprotec,...

try a thinner armor - I use firstgear hiprotec, but the newer D3O/sas-tec should work with some velcro.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 44,994
Views: 8,730,763
Posted By keiji
I think I must've mistaken the bias - radial on a...

I think I must've mistaken the bias - radial on a different tire model. I do remember that until the 150/70' s were available, people were running the 130 and 140 widths on sm rims...but continental...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 04:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014