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Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By justlookin
I have both bikes and I can tell you that...

I have both bikes and I can tell you that although I really have enjoyed my WRR and have put a lot of miles on it I have also put an absolute pile of money in it trying to get more power from the...
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,379
Posted By justlookin
Molex crimper

HTR1031C Molex crimper is what I use for these connectors. Very expensive new but I have found them occasionally on Ebay over the years for good prices. Last one was $15 shipped to the door and...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-29-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By justlookin
Thanks Jerry

Really appreciate your contributions. Living in Ohio I love going west every year or two looking for dirt - you have given me a lot to look at in Google Earth and plan another ride :D I hope to move...
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By justlookin
Kind of what I expected to hear. If you did not...

Kind of what I expected to hear. If you did not have issue with the rebound action of the forks, I would just leave the cartridge alone.
I would not recommend trying to run a heavier viscosity oil...
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By justlookin
I would like to see minimal oil down the side of...

I would like to see minimal oil down the side of the shaft, have seen many cartridges with a lot of side to side play and oil spraying as rod is being extended.
You are probably right about the...
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By justlookin
For the castellated area I would gently...

For the castellated area I would gently straighten them with a small flat screwdriver slipped up between the castellation and the shaft and levered smooth. Then I used a open end wrench across the...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By justlookin
Been a few years since I had that style of forks...

Been a few years since I had that style of forks apart but , take nuts off and remove the plastic tube on the shaft. There is a collar mounted to the shaft below the plastic - it is retained to the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,408
Posted By justlookin
Learned the same lesson years ago working under...

Learned the same lesson years ago working under the dash of a '65 Mustang. Couple of years later before I could wear my watch again on that wrist - little bit of sweat and it would break out.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 1,177,586
Posted By justlookin
Thank you - I won't lose it again :D

Thank you - I won't lose it again :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 1,177,586
Posted By justlookin
90 degree fuel fitting

Can someone tell me where to find a 90 degree fuel pump fitting for my 500 xcw. I saw a picture on one of these 500 threads - could have even been the 350 thread. Looked like a banjo fitting that...
Forum: Americas 02-08-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By justlookin
If you are coming down the coast and are...

If you are coming down the coast and are interested in history - I would recommend Mystic Seaport in CT. I have not been there in lots of years and I am sure much has changed since I was last there...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By justlookin
I have the Motion Pro aluminum spoon/wrench...

I have the Motion Pro aluminum spoon/wrench combo. I carry 3 sizes with me always - I like to use 3 irons when changing tires anyway. These 3 wrenches fit my WRR, XRR,CRF and KTM. I love the light...
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,458
Posted By justlookin
I would recommend either T8 or T5 fluorescent...

I would recommend either T8 or T5 fluorescent strip fixtures. Don't know what part of the country you are in but if cold temps are a concern then be sure to pay attention to the fixtures start temp...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By justlookin
Installed traffic lights for many years and was...

Installed traffic lights for many years and was supposed to be UV treated. You could beat on them with a hammer when new and could not break them but after a few years hanging they would break into...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 18,210
Posted By justlookin
Maybe good enough for rain

Bought my Drift Ghost for an upcoming trip last October - KAT - raining when I left home and rained about every day. Had the camera turned off but in the mount for the trip from Ohio to Kentucky and...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 01-05-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,841
Posted By justlookin
Many Thanks

Jordan,

Thanks to you for your tracks. I love riding in Utah but being from Ohio, I don't get out there but every few years - and these tracks will make it so much easier to plan. I would like...
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,028
Posted By justlookin
I used to rebuild automotive and industrial...

I used to rebuild automotive and industrial charging and starting systems - been a long time but a few observations. Make sure you have battery voltage at the alternator. You say that the brushes are...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,119
Posted By justlookin
in 2010 I started the TAT and my bike that I had...

in 2010 I started the TAT and my bike that I had spent a lot of time prepping and it failed me about 100 miles from the house. I bought a new WR250R that evening and left again the following morning...
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By justlookin
First circuit looks OK with a double filament...

First circuit looks OK with a double filament bulb, like a 1157. keyed power on should power one filament in the bulb and the other filament is flashed by the switch and relay.
Now the second...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By justlookin
Did the same as you years ago , don't remember...

Did the same as you years ago , don't remember which Acewell that I had - round one. I used a battery holder from Radio Shack and a battery for a garage door opener. It was 12V and was a little...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By justlookin
Dual sport

I would suggest a helmet with a flip visor over a goggle setup for rides like the TAT. Biggest plus to the visor is when it rains, it won't feel like your nose is being beaten off your face after...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,854
Posted By justlookin
I'll bite - just like you electronic challenged....

I'll bite - just like you electronic challenged. The Go Pro seems to be the standard and I chose to purchase a new Drift Ghost over the Go Pro because of some features - namely waterproof without...
Forum: Vendors 11-04-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,802
Posted By justlookin
Great place to stay

A buddy and I rode 1/2 of the KAT 2 weeks ago - weather was lousy and looked better further south so we decided to break off and ride down to the dragon - my buddy had never seen it and I knew there...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 109,146
Posted By justlookin
Odd electrical behavior

I have been ignoring my 13 XCW and haven't ridden it in over a month - really feel guilty about that. Was in the garage yesterday morning and decided to plug in my battery tender - returned from work...
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 139,440
Posted By justlookin
Just returned from a week of adventure in...

Just returned from a week of adventure in Kentucky and Tennessee. Had one really nice day and one gray but mostly dry day - rain the rest. A couple days of steady rain and my gear stayed dry. I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By justlookin
I have the same tank - it had the proper fittings...

I have the same tank - it had the proper fittings needed for the install taped to the inside of the huge bag that held the tank - you will need this hardware kit and hopefully it is there. I have...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By justlookin
2008 I hit a deer on a ST1300. Bike was less than...

2008 I hit a deer on a ST1300. Bike was less than 2years old and had 55000 miles on the clock and progressive insured. After being released from the hospital and feeling absolutely miserable the...
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By justlookin
Was a commercial blaster for several years as a...

Was a commercial blaster for several years as a young man - before dead man valves and we used paper masks. My brother in law worked there several years longer than me and now he suffers with...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,860
Posted By justlookin
bulletproof

My 2010 WRR bought new by me now has 44,800 miles and has never used any oil or ever needed anything but tires, sprockets and chain and a slider before I figured out how to keep from wearing them...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,443
Posted By justlookin
Why not

Excellent choice on so many levels. Hopefully it will allow you to slow down and really see the sights. If you keep it light I would think the Colorado passes will not be to big an issue. Utah and...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-25-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,060
Posted By justlookin
:DGreat pics Jeff! I thought I might be OK until...

:DGreat pics Jeff! I thought I might be OK until the last rock face - like to see a guy get a WRR up that. Not to sure bout that hill climb either! Maybe I better save that stuff for another day -...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-24-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,060
Posted By justlookin
Thanks Jeff

Thanks for your hard work Jeff. I plan on riding mid October and want to also try and look up the covered bridges in the area while I'm there. I think you posted bridge waypoints, so this sounds like...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By justlookin
Terminals 1 and 2 are Normally closed and ...

Terminals 1 and 2 are Normally closed and
Terminals 3 and 4 are Normally open and both switches are tied together and change states at the same time - dashed line. Don't really want to be to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,099
Posted By justlookin
Another option

You could use 2 single pole double throw small relays to accomplish this. Connect the turn switch to one terminal of each relay coil - connect other side of coil to ground - this will give you a left...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By justlookin
I have tried putting a small hole in the grip and...

I have tried putting a small hole in the grip and passing the wire thru, but that created another problem. The tail rubbed against the throttle housing and made the throttle sticky.
I have had the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 154,690
Posted By justlookin
Depends on your real requirements - if a true...

Depends on your real requirements - if a true plated dirt bike is the top of your list, this thing is a winner. Mine has a seat like a torture device and my elbows actually start to hurt after a long...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,367
Posted By justlookin
I currently have a Hi Viz XD4 and is my 1st Arai...

I currently have a Hi Viz XD4 and is my 1st Arai helmet - have had it about a year. Still have my old Hornet and have used Shoei helmets for years.
Comparing the 2 I really like my XD4. I ride a...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-18-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,841
Posted By justlookin
Looks great

Thanks for the tracks - really have enjoyed riding Utah and will try these next time I go. :clap
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,497
Posted By justlookin
TSC Tractor Supply

I just bought 1 gal T6 synthetic in Ohio for $19.98 in Ohio. The sign said sale lasted thru October so I don't know if this is a national, state or just a local sale but normally I pay about $25+ for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,000
Posted By justlookin
Edge Light

The Issue I had with my Edge lights was they were not water tight and the electrics would fail. Both units that failed had the remains of a resistor that had rotted off from the moisture. I now have...
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