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Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By phillyrube
Laptop vs Tablet

Ok, I'm going to come out of the dark ages and spring for a toy. About the only computing I do is Powerpoint for classes I do in EMS, maybe mild music editing, cleaning up Jean Shepherd and car talk...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 314,767
Posted By phillyrube
Finished the driving light installation on my...

Finished the driving light installation on my Pacific Coast, using these:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00G620ZVU/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 136,945
Posted By phillyrube
Just installed a set of these on my Pacific...

Just installed a set of these on my Pacific Coast. Not bad for the price. I may go to a 4 diode set and use these as backup lights on my F350.

...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,561
Posted By phillyrube
Ridden all 3, currently on a Road Glide Ultra...

Ridden all 3, currently on a Road Glide Ultra (for sale). Had a '97 RK, loved it. Had a short windscreen for summer, stock for winter. Had an ElectraGlide Classic, and the front fairing felt like...
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 314,767
Posted By phillyrube
Harley has some issues, left turn signals don't...

Harley has some issues, left turn signals don't work. Diagnostic code is b1121. Started the Harley manual way (grab the wiring harness and shake, no shit, it says that). Sure enough, found a...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By phillyrube
You can get 36 bottles in the trunk of my PC800,...

You can get 36 bottles in the trunk of my PC800, with ice!!:freaky
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,977
Posted By phillyrube
Looking at these for my PC800. Can't run a bunch...

Looking at these for my PC800. Can't run a bunch of watts, and not many mounting options. I cobbled together a bracket from an old CB radio bracket and some flat stock, that will attach up under...
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,645
Posted By phillyrube
I mix it 50/50 with pre-mix I make myself. ...

I mix it 50/50 with pre-mix I make myself. Can't say for use if it benefits, but I am on my 3rd year with this string trimmer, and usually the ethanol rots out carbs way before then.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-28-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,713
Posted By phillyrube
I carry one, as a cop I'd hate to get held up and...

I carry one, as a cop I'd hate to get held up and hand them my shield and ID. Had a small wallet with a 20 dollar bill displayed in a window. Drop it so the dirt bag has to reach down and then cap...
Forum: Americas 08-28-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By phillyrube
Lake Mead Boating

Planning a trip to Vegas in October, and saw some stuff on TV about exploring stuff in Lake Mead that is accessible now that the water levels are down: hidden valleys and stuff. Any info out there...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,995
Posted By phillyrube
Ol;d metal shop trick...take a batch of steel...

Ol;d metal shop trick...take a batch of steel wool, flood it with oxygen, and light it off.....:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 829
Views: 178,759
Posted By phillyrube
Looks like it's stock....any more capacity?

Looks like it's stock....any more capacity?
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,350
Posted By phillyrube
So it's Android based? Will it run powerpoint...

So it's Android based? Will it run powerpoint and allow an external projector?
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,500
Posted By phillyrube
Did they ever resolve the instability issue?...

Did they ever resolve the instability issue? Heard about a couple accidents they were blaming the bike for, and I think they found it was the pole mounted light in rear causing it.
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By phillyrube
Bike Alarm

This is starting to show up in our area:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nad4jxx4xv0
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 45,333
Posted By phillyrube
I bought something similar at Harbour Freight,...

I bought something similar at Harbour Freight, separated the horn from the compressor, and bought a couple brass barbs at Ace. Screwed the barbs into the horn and compressor, and sealed it with...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,500
Posted By phillyrube
VSP used to run Beemers. I worked a trooper that...

VSP used to run Beemers. I worked a trooper that wiped out on his in Virginia Beach a few years back.

My old agency (VBPD) is running Beemers. Not by choice, some idiot in the garage wanted...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 44,907
Posted By phillyrube
Yep...Casey Cycle City in Newport News. No one...

Yep...Casey Cycle City in Newport News. No one approaches you, and forget any sort of test ride. They say it's because of insurance. RIGHT!

Up the road is Hampton Roads H-D. Test ride anything...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By phillyrube
Subscribed. In the meantime, I swapped out the 3...

Subscribed. In the meantime, I swapped out the 3 rear tail/brake lights with LEDs. Still have some dimming but not as pronounced. Self cancelling works, which I think is because of the current...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By phillyrube
LED Lights

Looking to add some LED driving lights to the PC800, and WOW!:eek1 What's with the prices on these things? $600 for driving lights? I'd slap some Hellas on there but the PC electrical system...
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 314,767
Posted By phillyrube
Repacked the bearings on my toy hauler.

Repacked the bearings on my toy hauler.
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,551
Posted By phillyrube
I swapped out an air temp gage for an oil temp...

I swapped out an air temp gage for an oil temp gage.....what a mistake. All I do is fixate on the oil temps hovering around 265 (normal).:eek1 Before, I just rode the crap out of it. :D
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By phillyrube
Had that problem with a Harley Road Glide with...

Had that problem with a Harley Road Glide with hydraulic clutch. Bike would heat up and clutch would disengage. Pulled the MC, cleaned it out, and rebuild in progress.

(BTW, they good folks...
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By phillyrube
Yea, I was thinking the turn signals would be a...

Yea, I was thinking the turn signals would be a hassle, so for now I'm going to just change the run/brake, and run/license plate bulbs. I mounted a Feniex LED emergency flasher over the rear...
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By phillyrube
Pacific Coast LED Bulbs

Need some recommendations for replacing the hotwire bulbs with LED, trying to save some amps for heated gear and driving lights. Rear turn signals look like 1157s, and a peanut bulb in the center...
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By phillyrube
BINGO!!! YOU GUYS ROCK!!!:1drink:freaky. 12...

BINGO!!! YOU GUYS ROCK!!!:1drink:freaky. 12 miles on the bike, clutch starts slipping, hit the bleeder, spurts out fluid, clutch function returns. Rebuild the master cylinder? I found on on e3bay...
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By phillyrube
I'll check it out n see....

I'll check it out n see....
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By phillyrube
Hydraulic Clutch Slipping

This one has me stumped. 2005 Harley Road Glide, with hydraulic actuated clutch. Start the bike cold, ride out, no problems. 20-30 minutes later, roll on the throttle and rpms climb, like the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,080
Posted By phillyrube
Took my Road Glide w/ hydraulic clutch out today...

Took my Road Glide w/ hydraulic clutch out today to run it a bit, since it's for sale. Dang hyd clutch is slipping again. New clutch 200 miles ago. New clutch w/ extra plate installed, and once...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By phillyrube
Just bought a PC800 for commuting, but 100 mph on...

Just bought a PC800 for commuting, but 100 mph on a scooter?:D Ride 'em both!
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 178,759
Posted By phillyrube
If it's the red one, yes. It was local in...

If it's the red one, yes. It was local in Hampton.
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,827
Posted By phillyrube
I have a 50' red rubber hose that's over 20 years...

I have a 50' red rubber hose that's over 20 years old. The fittings and the spiral hose clamps wear out first.
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 178,759
Posted By phillyrube
Just scored a low mileage '96. Gonna be mostly...

Just scored a low mileage '96. Gonna be mostly a commuter. Big thing I want to add are driving lights. Any tips or places that sell some sort of bracket? Mine has the wheel cover up front so...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,360
Posted By phillyrube
I commuted 75 miles round trip on an ST, almost...

I commuted 75 miles round trip on an ST, almost all weather (not on ice, and not starting out in rain). Bike did great. Only problem was the well known thermostat issue, which I cured the last time...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,791
Posted By phillyrube
Welcome to the asylum!! I had a 2003 ST1300. I...

Welcome to the asylum!! I had a 2003 ST1300. I never noticed the heat, but then riding Harleys tends to toughen the skin!

Only mechanical problems I had was the thermostat problem, sticking...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,996
Posted By phillyrube
Looks like US Navy standard Mark 1, Mod 0......

Looks like US Navy standard Mark 1, Mod 0......
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By phillyrube
I keep mine in my jacket pocket. It still...

I keep mine in my jacket pocket. It still scans.....
Forum: Europe 01-27-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By phillyrube
I bought my Ultra through fleabay. Talked with...

I bought my Ultra through fleabay. Talked with the seller several times, had copies of the title sent to me. I ran NCIC on it to make sure not hot, then sent money via FedEx courier. Title came back...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By phillyrube
I always wear a doo-rag or a military style...

I always wear a doo-rag or a military style helmet liner under mine. I also rotate helmets. Bad habit, I like helmets!:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 183,258
Posted By phillyrube
My Harley Road Glide Ultra. Wish I had the...

My Harley Road Glide Ultra. Wish I had the option of removing the tourpak, but can't be done due to the radio package. Plus the more I read about the cam bearings/cam followers/two piece...
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