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Forum: The Garage 07-15-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By ThorRex
cleat

how about something like this perhaps. Look around at the many cam cleats, i'd bet one of them will do the trick. I've raced sail boats a long time, Harken is the best stuff out there. West Marine...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 21,125
Posted By ThorRex
Great Ride Report!

Been following along your entire trip. My son and I did almost the same trip in '10....special times for sure, for me anyway. You guys will laugh about this trip and retell the stories for a long...
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By ThorRex
Glyptal is generally used as an electrical...

Glyptal is generally used as an electrical insulator….painting motor windings and such…it'll work, but why not use epoxy such as WEST system or System Three….it's marine grade stuff, a little pricey,...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24,517
Views: 4,495,490
Posted By ThorRex
Rear axle pitch bolt...

Changing tires today and realized my rear axle pinch bolt is missing….anybody know what size and length it is? I assume is either 10x 1.25 or 10x 1.50, whats the length also..thanks. If you could,...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 68,445
Views: 5,450,998
Posted By ThorRex
Zanesville Trail Riders

anyone here know if ZTR's are doing their annual road enduro next month? We had a good time riding with them a few times at this event. If anybody has info could you maybe PM me, as I don't always...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-05-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3,145
Views: 157,491
Posted By ThorRex
I'm in...

Count me in with my fellow NE Ohio riders. Maybe a few more will commit as well...still up in the air.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-04-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 68,445
Views: 5,450,998
Posted By ThorRex
Cabin Fever Road Enduro '14

Anyone have a date for the Road Enduro run by the Woods Riders in the Zanesville area?? It's usually mid April or so. Don't see anything listed anywhere. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,544
Posted By ThorRex
Squadrons

I've been running these for a year now on a Super Tenere….absolute daylight…I have the optional dimmer kit, but seldom use it but it is nice to have at night to knock some of the light down for...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,937
Posted By ThorRex
Yeah, I remember some cars were Positive grounded...

Yeah, I remember some cars were Positive grounded systems way back when, but I guess a totally dead battery can be recharged with reversed connections/polarity and it'll take the charge….interesting..
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By ThorRex
somewhere in garage threads is a guy who puts 8...

somewhere in garage threads is a guy who puts 8 Ty-Wraps around the tire evenly and squeezes the tire beads evenly all the way around, say every 45 degrees or so, so the beads almost touch. I've...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,937
Posted By ThorRex
Battery Question from todays CarTalk..

Heard this on CarTalk today, as I'm a NPR nut these days….guy has a boat that ran fine all day…starting and stopping engine throughout the day. Ties boat up that evening, comes back the next day and...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,301
Posted By ThorRex
Time keeping links

http://www.nsenduro.com/forums/index.php?PHPSESSID=2f0bf40de10bcfc80f7d00291fd08dc7&board=7.0 From the A.C.E.S. enduro guys here in Ohio. They're still a timekeeping club I believe. Haven't...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,333
Posted By ThorRex
Neck Brace

I picked up a Leatt Race model brace at a GNCC late last summer, Ohio round, $240….used it shortly thereafter, went over the bars on a creek crossing, landed on my head….I found myself lying in a 35...
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By ThorRex
I'm running 2 BD Squadron XL's on my S10 under...

I'm running 2 BD Squadron XL's on my S10 under the headlite….Daylight, absolute daylite. Can't use them with any oncoming traffic, you'll blind somebody. I paid a little extra for the dimmer...
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,391
Posted By ThorRex
Chevron Techron Fuel SYSTEM Cleaner

a few years ago our local riding club visited Lubrizol labs for a tour of their Eastlake Ohio research facility, as one of our members was employed there. They manufacture the additives for modern...
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,812
Posted By ThorRex
Go with the Fluke

Industrial electrician for 38+ years…..go with the Fluke. As with all tools, you get what you pay for….
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,995
Posted By ThorRex
I like the acetone idea, but you may also try...

I like the acetone idea, but you may also try Devcon epoxy repair...industrial stuff, tough as nails.
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,734
Views: 675,543
Posted By ThorRex
Dl 1000

guys, long time ADV member here, beemers, super t, ktm etc...good friend is possibly looking for a good used DL1000....any particular years to look for or stay away from? He's a longtime klr guy,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By ThorRex
ABS Unit Rebuilder

Guys, I seem to remember someone here in the US who could rebuild ABS units for beemers. Good friend has a 2010 or so 1200 RT with a bad unit....Any help out there... thanks. PM me if you could..
Forum: Vendors 07-15-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 88,803
Posted By ThorRex
Anakee III Wild

anybody know when the Wild is to be available? Michelin is giving me the run around, don't blame them I suppose. would like to try them to compare to TKC80...
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By ThorRex
looking for a release date for Anakee III...

looking for a release date for Anakee III Wild....I poked a hole in a Anakee III. The wild is similar to a TKC 80 ....not out yet...
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By ThorRex
Plugged Tire

I.had almost exactly 8K on the new Anakee III's when the flat occurred. They had TONS more miles in them...Have been doing a lot of gravel/dirt stuff lately and really liked them, slightly noisy, but...
Forum: The Garage 07-09-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By ThorRex
Anakee III Wild Question

Anybody have a reliable date for their introduction, not a guesstimate? Just picked up a horseshoe cut nail from an Amish buggy saturday in a fairly new AnakeeIII....thought I might try the new...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By ThorRex
see you there

look for 2 old guys on Katoom 300xcw's....we've done this run many times, fun time. Good bunch of guys. Gotta zoom back home quick for Penton Owners group meeting at the Penton Farm Market in...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By ThorRex
BTW....i'm running anakee III's now on my Super...

BTW....i'm running anakee III's now on my Super T...5000 miles so far, wearing just as funky as the II's..front is slightly noisy, nothing irritating though. All in all good tire..
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By ThorRex
Anakee III Wild

any news when the "wild " will be intro'd??
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By ThorRex
Anakee III Knobbie?

Seems I read recently Michelin is coming out with a Anakee III but with a knobbie tread similar to he TKC 80's....or did I confuse it with their dual sport tire T86?? The name of it was Anakee III...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By ThorRex
Teknic....what's up with them?

Teknic's website shut down....gone.....anybody hear anything what's up?
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,260
Posted By ThorRex
Gas tank sealer

Take a look at Caswell fuel tank sealant. Used it a few times successfully.
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By ThorRex
Anakee III mounting/balancing

Anyone mount a set of Anakee III's and balance them yet? I've mounted and balanced quite a few tires and never had one balance like these. Not an issue, just took a while and some sore fingers...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By ThorRex
bunch of us adv types will be heading to ANF...

bunch of us adv types will be heading to ANF Labor Day weekend...primitive camping and such..some on offroad dirty bikes and some on GS's and my new to me Super Tenere, leaving the KTM home this...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By ThorRex
Thanks

Thanks guys, I assumed thats where things went. Interesting article as well. Thanks again.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By ThorRex
LC4 Katoom Question..

Closing in on completing a basket case reassembly aquisition after countershaft bearing failure and I can't seem to find where the rubber hose (about 3/8"-1/2") with a 90 degree bend in it and a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,342
Posted By ThorRex
Easier way to mount any tire....

Guys, somewhere here on ADV is a thread on how to mount a tire, especially a tubeless one really simple....so easy it suprised me no one thought of it before. Maybe it's in the "some ass'y required"...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By ThorRex
yeah, my experience in the past is the wiring...

yeah, my experience in the past is the wiring from the Hall switches fail, not the switches themselves...bmw has always treated copper as a precious metal, using the smallest conductor to do the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By ThorRex
'02 1150 GSA No Spark Condition..

Rode home from work yesterday, lightly washed the bike since it had rained on it in the morning..just to get the gunk off it from the rain. After washing, I started the bike as usual, took off down...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,966
Posted By ThorRex
I saw one this past summer where a guy had carved...

I saw one this past summer where a guy had carved his out of black walnut witha satin stain/finish. Looked good. Now thats different.
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8,813
Views: 1,911,798
Posted By ThorRex
MXChamp...thanks, I assumed they ran the oil...

MXChamp...thanks, I assumed they ran the oil pumps, only problem I have only one plastic gear, the other grenaded when the countershaft bearing let go and destroyed it rocking back and forth in the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8,813
Views: 1,911,798
Posted By ThorRex
2001 lc4

Just picked up a '01 LC4 with the infamous bad countershaft bearing behind the clutch. Bought it right I think..but in my typical dumass fashion I managed to break off one of the tabs on the clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By ThorRex
KTM LC4 or Duke Question

Some ham-fisted clod (me) broke one of the tangs off my inner clutch basket while trying to remove it....anyone got one or know of one ? Thanks. 2001 640 LC4.
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