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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-01-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By stormdog
Don't know what you mean by "nice" but there is a...

Don't know what you mean by "nice" but there is a motel in Valle deTrinidad that we stayed at a few years back. We had a clean newish room with three beds and enough hot water.
From the pemex head...
Forum: Latin America 02-21-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,890
Posted By stormdog
My bad, I read it to mean the highways through...

My bad, I read it to mean the highways through town
I liked Your country so much I don't care what they do to the roads I just want to get back down there.
Forum: Latin America 02-20-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,890
Posted By stormdog
I am no fan of topes but I don't want to think of...

I am no fan of topes but I don't want to think of how fast the cars will be traveling when they pass through town. I bet it will be a very steep learning curve for everyone.
Forum: Latin America 02-20-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By stormdog
From San Cristobul make sure you take the libre....

From San Cristobul make sure you take the libre. I spent my nights at Comitan, Salina Cruz, Puerto Escondido and then did a hard day from there to Zihuatanejo. I couldn't think of a good reason to...
Forum: Latin America 02-18-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By stormdog
Not realy sure what info you are after, but I...

Not realy sure what info you are after, but I came from San Cristobul and rode North on 200 last month. I though the run from Salina Cruz North had a little of everything.The towns of Hualtulco and...
Forum: Americas 02-13-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22,509
Views: 1,665,564
Posted By stormdog
I did that route South to north last month and I...

I did that route South to north last month and I didn't pick up any bad vibes at all.
I rolled out of Zihuatanejo after breakfast on the malacon and was in Cuyutlan for a beer mid afternoon....
Forum: Latin America 02-09-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 58,556
Posted By stormdog
That Man is some mothers son so hope and pray for...

That Man is some mothers son so hope and pray for him too
Forum: Americas 02-09-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22,509
Views: 1,665,564
Posted By stormdog
I used my spot for medivac here in the U.S. this...

I used my spot for medivac here in the U.S. this last March.
The policy takes a second position behind your primary insurance.
I was fortunate that blue shield picked up all costs after my...
Forum: Americas 02-09-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22,509
Views: 1,665,564
Posted By stormdog
I was in a small motel in Baja a couple years...

I was in a small motel in Baja a couple years back that had no cell service. I put my spot tracker out side the door to send my wife an "OK" message and a motel employee stole the spot. I spent a...
Forum: Latin America 02-09-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By stormdog
I know you said you are not going off shore, but...

I know you said you are not going off shore, but if you change your mind, there is a place in Ladyville (just North of Belize City) called Edgars mini storage that I used in December. The owner even...
Forum: Americas 01-18-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22,509
Views: 1,665,564
Posted By stormdog
Not to make light of a robbery, but to put it...

Not to make light of a robbery, but to put it into perspective, I rode both route 23 from the falls to Creel and the road between El Furete and Alamos in the last two months with no problems....
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 01-12-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,164
Posted By stormdog
The quality of the Belize and Guatemala maps are...

The quality of the Belize and Guatemala maps are quite a bit lower then the Mexico map.
Most of the small to medium towns only show the main road. It was enough to get by but no where near the...
Forum: Americas 01-07-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22,509
Views: 1,665,564
Posted By stormdog
I can vouch for the winds. I came down from San...

I can vouch for the winds. I came down from San Cristabul yesterday and spent last night at Salina Cruz. It was way scary heading North by the wind farm. The semis were running side by side at about...
Forum: Americas 12-31-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 22,509
Views: 1,665,564
Posted By stormdog
I had my riding boots polished in Alamos one...

I had my riding boots polished in Alamos one time. Boots looked great but the guy got some stuff on the bottoms and the next time I crossed a creek I could hardly stand on the pegs they were so...
Forum: Latin America 12-27-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By stormdog
Chris not to hijack a thread, but I am the guy...

Chris not to hijack a thread, but I am the guy you met riding the 990 at the falls near Creel.
I am in El Estor on Lago de Izabal. I might try to hit a couple of spots you marked out for me in...
Forum: Latin America 12-27-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By stormdog
I think I did the route you are talking about in...

I think I did the route you are talking about in Nov. But I was heading South. I rode from Magdelana zig zagged around and hit Mex 16 at the military check point. 16 and the cut off from the falls...
Forum: Americas 12-27-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By stormdog
I know it is a different crossing point, but I...

I know it is a different crossing point, but I crossed from Belize into Guatemala yesterday and it was one of the easiest crossings ever. I don't speak any Spanish ,but there were plenty of helpful...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22,509
Views: 1,665,564
Posted By stormdog
I saw Chris and his brother a couple weeks back a...

I saw Chris and his brother a couple weeks back a day or two after they crossed from Baja, they may still be on the road
Forum: Latin America 12-15-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By stormdog
Trouble getting into Belize

I entered Mexico from California using my ID card. When I exited at Chetmul at the Belize Border I used my regular passport. I might add that my old passport expired so it was a brand new one. The...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22,509
Views: 1,665,564
Posted By stormdog
Speaking of festivities, what are the details...

Speaking of festivities, what are the details behind the torch relays? Do the they run around the clock? Do they run just one direction? Are there any "rules" so to speak? I must have past hundreds...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,851
Posted By stormdog
Strange thing is, they have two locations. They...

Strange thing is, they have two locations. They are two blocks apart and on the same side of the street. Kind of messed up my mind the first night I walked back from the square in the dark.
Forum: Latin America 12-09-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By stormdog
It is a little north of you but last week (I am...

It is a little north of you but last week (I am in San Cristobal now) I rode from Saint Maria del Rio to Jalpan and really enjoyed the day. The road was very twisty and the change from I guess high...
Forum: Americas 12-09-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,851
Posted By stormdog
Sjoerd Speaking of not camping on the...

Sjoerd
Speaking of not camping on the mainland, I am in San Cristobal De Las Casas and staying at the hotel Villa Real thanks again for publishing your book
Forum: Americas 11-21-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22,509
Views: 1,665,564
Posted By stormdog
I have been through Rocky Point a couple of...

I have been through Rocky Point a couple of times. But the route from Magdalena to Banamichi is in my plans.
It might be just me but Puerto Penasco kind of creeps me out .It kind of reminds me of...
Forum: Americas 11-20-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By stormdog
When you say title do you meen a copy or are you...

When you say title do you meen a copy or are you taking your actual "pink slip"
Forum: Americas 11-20-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22,509
Views: 1,665,564
Posted By stormdog
Sjoerd I do not mind the 8.5 hour ride but I...

Sjoerd
I do not mind the 8.5 hour ride but I doubt I will be crossing the border till 10 am ish and breaking out of Mexicali is somewhat time consuming. Caborca or magdelana were my planned...
Forum: Americas 11-19-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By stormdog
If the ferry runs the same as when I did it last...

If the ferry runs the same as when I did it last spring the West East run starts around 3 PM dis embarks around 11 PM We hung out with the drunk truck drivers in the lounge. There was also a movie...
Forum: Americas 11-19-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22,509
Views: 1,665,564
Posted By stormdog
Mexicali to Banamichi

You folks talking about Banamichi and Hotel los Arcos have me thinking of doing a slight reroute at the start of my trip. About how many riding hours is it between the border crossing at Mexicali...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,325
Posted By stormdog
Take a good look at your guides. If your clips...

Take a good look at your guides. If your clips keep coming off something is tearing them off. A correctly installed clip can't come off by itself.
Forum: Americas 10-08-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,837
Posted By stormdog
Well said SR. Besides I have been to boto on 4...

Well said SR. Besides I have been to boto on 4 different routes ( and I believe there are more) and if they only pave one or two, good for them. Anything to make it easier on the poor guy driving...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,701
Views: 402,438
Posted By stormdog
Thanks I checked the connectors and jets...

Thanks
I checked the connectors and jets already but will check them and the grounds again. The thing I have trouble wrapping my brain around is how rhythmic and repeatable the symptoms are. A...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,701
Views: 402,438
Posted By stormdog
Manifold pressure cold Manifold cold. 1015 hpa...

Manifold pressure cold
Manifold cold. 1015 hpa 3.65v. 3.64v.

Barometric pressure cold
1009. 3.64
Hot readings
Barometric stayed close to 1011

I am not quit understanding my hot...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,701
Views: 402,438
Posted By stormdog
Zuber I sent you a PM before I read this post. ...

Zuber I sent you a PM before I read this post.
it has the stock 2010 map, I will check the manifold pressure etc and post back in a while Thanks
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,701
Views: 402,438
Posted By stormdog
Dirtjack Thanks yes it makes sense that the...

Dirtjack
Thanks yes it makes sense that the maps are different. But at idle my rear cylinders injection pulse is around 2.100 to 2.500 and its O2 sensor stays close to the .865 to .930 range The...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,701
Views: 402,438
Posted By stormdog
Not realy a tunecu question but I thought maybe...

Not realy a tunecu question but I thought maybe one of you guys might be able to enlighten me on how the fueling system "thinks"
when I am hooked up to tunecu and the bike is idling ,the injection...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-03-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By stormdog
TPS and or O2 sensor issue ??

I have been chasing a problem on my 2010 990. The short story is, It will barely run at very low throttle openings. But runs great at anything above 1/8 opening. the only code it showed was a...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By stormdog
With my limited knowledge of the way the sensors...

With my limited knowledge of the way the sensors work, wouldn't, the ecu try to change the fuel mix for the wrong cylinder thus making a whole new set of problems
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By stormdog
Problem is with the right side (front cylinder) ...

Problem is with the right side (front cylinder)
but yea I can see how the rear one could be pinched if you were not careful.
I have now run a continuity check on all four wires between the plug and...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By stormdog
Ok so I installed a new Lamda probe and am still...

Ok so I installed a new Lamda probe and am still getting the same code.
and symptoms. I can't find a bad wire anywhere but what else could cause that fault code ?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,521
Posted By stormdog
This might have been mentioned somewhere else,...

This might have been mentioned somewhere else, but Denio does not have gas and will not until they can buy some new fuel tanks. The state condemed their underground tank. Fields has gas, but is open...
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