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Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By dwayne
I have done that to. It can be a problem with a...

I have done that to. It can be a problem with a rim lock though.
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By dwayne
just don't try it on a tube tire....

just don't try it on a tube tire....
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By dwayne
Sometimes I carry a small plastic bottle of dish...

Sometimes I carry a small plastic bottle of dish soap and in a pinch can use it to lube the bead. I prefer to see them seat dry so the tire is less likely to spin on the wheel. Very useful stuff,...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5,628
Views: 468,009
Posted By dwayne
Don't forget forestry. They made a mess of...

Don't forget forestry. They made a mess of maintained designated single track a few years back in McLean. They close roads for private access in Alberta.

On the other hand I have been to a lot...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16,796
Views: 2,117,814
Posted By dwayne
As Far as I can tell that it is that particular...

As Far as I can tell that it is that particular IC. I am probably going to go with the new BMSC as well. I could not replicate the intermittent correct function, so I may have just had bad contacts...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16,796
Views: 2,117,814
Posted By dwayne
After I moved the battery in front of the fuel...

After I moved the battery in front of the fuel tank, I moved the regulator to where the battery used to be. It seems fine there and I have never seen an over voltage on my volt meter.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,801
Posted By dwayne
Has he ridden with you? Could it be he has...

Has he ridden with you?

Could it be he has a better perspective on your ability to handle a SS than you do?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,682
Posted By dwayne
If you are referring to the case in Quebec you...

If you are referring to the case in Quebec you are missing some of the facts. Like the motorist was in the fast lane stopped and out of her car, in conditions were she had the opportunity to move...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By dwayne
Plasiti-dip. easy to use, peels off when you get...

Plasiti-dip. easy to use, peels off when you get sick of it. Comes in clear or some other basic colours.
http://www.plastidip.com/
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16,796
Views: 2,117,814
Posted By dwayne
It weighs 10lbs positioned fairly high on the...

It weighs 10lbs positioned fairly high on the bike? I have no idea why a right side exhaust is better than a left side, unless it is getting in the way of some other farkel.

Edit I see the OP...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16,796
Views: 2,117,814
Posted By dwayne
The first thing I would do is check the battery...

The first thing I would do is check the battery connections and ground. Given your symptoms is MIGHT be that but probably not. However it is cheap and easy.

Wayne is the guru on these things,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-14-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 100,305
Posted By dwayne
I think we were 3.5 days, less repair stops and...

I think we were 3.5 days, less repair stops and side trips to cripple creek via mosquito pass
Forum: Canada 03-11-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5,628
Views: 468,009
Posted By dwayne
what oil specification does your owners manual...

what oil specification does your owners manual ask for?
Forum: Canada 03-10-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5,628
Views: 468,009
Posted By dwayne
on the API seal EC stands for energy conserving,...

on the API seal EC stands for energy conserving, which means friction modifiers are used, and most consider this a no go for wet clutches. This is a common rating in most automotive oils, and can...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5,628
Views: 468,009
Posted By dwayne
Not my experience at all. But then I take care...

Not my experience at all. But then I take care to pick weights without the EC marking on the API seal, like 15w50 ( what used to be "red top").
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,375
Posted By dwayne
Out of curiosity, why do you choose to build a...

Out of curiosity, why do you choose to build a ramp for a 300 lb dirt bike when your trailer deck is 6 to 8" off the ground?
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,667
Posted By dwayne
I remember those, I wish they were still around.

I remember those, I wish they were still around.
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,375
Posted By dwayne
It might have been appropriate to give the thread...

It might have been appropriate to give the thread a more ... Achem ... Descriptive title
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By dwayne
A racetech spring looks to be about $120.00 USD,...

A racetech spring looks to be about $120.00 USD, and then you have done it right.

Note, I don't have an opinion about racetech one way or another about racetech, it was easy to look up.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,594
Posted By dwayne
All of the adv models have 21" fronts, so all of...

All of the adv models have 21" fronts, so all of the 9xx adv have dual disks, as do the later model 640 advs. also it is not an uncommon mod to delete a brake on a dual Disk bike. Having said that...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 92,955
Posted By dwayne
My 98 sc has a bolt slide on the front, a metal...

My 98 sc has a bolt slide on the front, a metal clip at the air box and a dzus faster at the back.
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 92,955
Posted By dwayne
There are variations in subframes. I know the...

There are variations in subframes. I know the SuperComps have aluminum frames and the adventures are steel, for example. The rear fendermount/cross brace is also slightly different to accommodate...
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,088
Posted By dwayne
shocks won't help the OP's problem. For shocks...

shocks won't help the OP's problem. For shocks to have a benefit the "spring" (or elastomer in the case of a torsion axle) has to deform, torsion or spring axle.


The shocks in that picture...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,088
Posted By dwayne
per US gallon or 10 lbs per imp gallon. I...

per US gallon or 10 lbs per imp gallon. I sometimes forget that difference.
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16,796
Views: 2,117,814
Posted By dwayne
I think the harness was as it should be. I...

I think the harness was as it should be. I checked for continuity on all of the bmsc connectors against each of the actuator connector. i would presume there should only be continuity on one bmsc...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16,796
Views: 2,117,814
Posted By dwayne
I edited my last post Wayne. Could you let me...

I edited my last post Wayne. Could you let me know where to find the specific pdf you are talking about? I have poked around on your crossroads page and I am quite possibly to dense to find it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16,796
Views: 2,117,814
Posted By dwayne
I have 49.7 ohms between 1 and 4, & 49.2 between...

I have 49.7 ohms between 1 and 4, & 49.2 between 2 & 3. everything else open. I would imagine that variance is within tolerance.

I just checked the harness, I am only getting continuity on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16,796
Views: 2,117,814
Posted By dwayne
That's very kind of you sir!

That's very kind of you sir!
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16,796
Views: 2,117,814
Posted By dwayne
Hmmm a stepper motor, would you have any idea on...

Hmmm a stepper motor, would you have any idea on which pins should have/not have continuity? My thought is there might be a short in the windings, or perhaps the motor isn't "storing" correctly when...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16,796
Views: 2,117,814
Posted By dwayne
Well it appears you might be on to something. I...

Well it appears you might be on to something. I unplugged a few sensors and when I got to the "idle control device"

06 13 53 2 345 868 IDLE CONTROL DEVICE 0.25 1 $99.71

The draw dropped...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16,796
Views: 2,117,814
Posted By dwayne
I did think about that, and I may just do that, ...

I did think about that, and I may just do that, I was hoping for something that was a bit more elegant without costing too much.
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16,796
Views: 2,117,814
Posted By dwayne
Hmmm, what do you think the best way to proceed...

Hmmm, what do you think the best way to proceed is? (And thanks for the info)

I think the draw might be closer to .5a. I think the other .05 is from the dash clock, as it remains when the bmsc...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5,628
Views: 468,009
Posted By dwayne
This might be a bit of a long shot but I to...

This might be a bit of a long shot but I to borrow need a KTM 950/990 adv. front left caliper for a fit up. Not as Ideal, I could come to the KTM with my current caliper and see if it fits you bike,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16,796
Views: 2,117,814
Posted By dwayne
02 Dakar, non abs. I am getting .55a draw on the...

02 Dakar, non abs. I am getting .55a draw on the BMSC (key off). Is there a common problem I would look for?

This was tested BMSC connected then disconnected, so I am reasonable certain the draw...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,088
Posted By dwayne
400 lbs is only 40 gallons of water so 8, 5...

400 lbs is only 40 gallons of water so 8, 5 gallon pails...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-11-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 373,185
Posted By dwayne
Lift front wheel on and clamp in place. Lift...

Lift front wheel on and clamp in place. Lift rear wheel on and secure?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,687
Posted By dwayne
Seeing as I am not police, I can't answer that,...

Seeing as I am not police, I can't answer that, nor do I care about the probability only the possibility. All I was doing was pointing out that mirrors are useless when standing on the pegs, and it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,687
Posted By dwayne
Title XXIII MOTOR VEHICLES Chapter 316 STATE...

Title XXIII MOTOR VEHICLES Chapter 316 STATE UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL View Entire Chapter
316.294 Mirrors.--Every vehicle, operated singly or when towing any other vehicle, shall be equipped with a...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,387
Posted By dwayne
If head room is the issue that isn't going to...

If head room is the issue that isn't going to help much.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,687
Posted By dwayne
Whether you need to or not is not a legal defense...

Whether you need to or not is not a legal defense to a citation.
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