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Forum: The Garage 05-14-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,432
Posted By MotoDaveL
I have a Fluke73iii and a Ideal 61-340 but bough...

I have a Fluke73iii and a Ideal 61-340 but bough this guy off eBay just now. Its coming from China so it will take some time but for $42 shipped I am interested to see how it compares to my other...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12,439
Views: 2,756,883
Posted By MotoDaveL
My "cost is no object" plan BB 351 BB...

My "cost is no object" plan

BB 351
BB Mukuni 33/34
Uni filter
KDX snorkle
FMF Q4 with quite core
FMF power bomb
Dynojet kit
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12,439
Views: 2,756,883
Posted By MotoDaveL
Nice, I have put 30k KM on my KLX in 2 years and...

Nice, I have put 30k KM on my KLX in 2 years and am looking to do similar (351, pumper, full exhaust). Can you tell me how much louder the bike is now compared to stock. My area is really sticky on...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,432
Posted By MotoDaveL
For 12V motorcycle/car applications the cheapies...

For 12V motorcycle/car applications the cheapies are fine and will likely be reasonably accurate. The more expensive meters will also be safer and include proper fusing and safety measures that the...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By MotoDaveL
I think they might be made to order. Turn around...

I think they might be made to order. Turn around was about a week for me so it wasnt too bad.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12,439
Views: 2,756,883
Posted By MotoDaveL
I have 30,0000km on my KLX and am now looking to...

I have 30,0000km on my KLX and am now looking to start getting a little more out of it.

From what I have seen the KDX snorkles part number is 14073-1577.
Does this slip into the existing airbox...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By MotoDaveL
each time I have done this for my son for winter...

each time I have done this for my son for winter camp he says that its was too hot and he had to unzip the larger bag. His last trip it got down to -30C.
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 353,668
Posted By MotoDaveL
GSI Minimalist. All you need for a cup of coffee...

GSI Minimalist. All you need for a cup of coffee or to rehydrate a meal.

http://gsioutdoors.com/resources/images/cache/products/resources/images/product_images/50139_h1_f-352x272.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By MotoDaveL
that the one, thank you.

that the one, thank you.
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By MotoDaveL
ride height calculator / image program

google fu is week. I remember seeing a thing where you can put in rider height and see how you would "fit" on various bikes. I have a height challenged friend who is considering a pirate bike it...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,287
Posted By MotoDaveL
I am thinking now about DIY'ing my own custom...

I am thinking now about DIY'ing my own custom plugs. I did like the molded style of the earfuze ones but the earphones themselves were terrible. I am going to see if I can find some mold-able...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,798
Posted By MotoDaveL
yup, pair these with the non cotton zip off pants...

yup, pair these with the non cotton zip off pants and you are good to go.
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 221,442
Posted By MotoDaveL
interesting regarding the yellow lights. I...

interesting regarding the yellow lights. I certainly have noticed the color and just ordered some cheapie Ebay fog light tint in yellow. Depending on the thickness this might also help with any rock...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,287
Posted By MotoDaveL
the 2015 headphone thread

Okay, I know that there have been a number of threads before this one but though a 2015 renewal was in order.

I am looking for something low profile so they dont come off when putting on the...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 249,387
Posted By MotoDaveL
I visited a Harbor freight for the first time...

I visited a Harbor freight for the first time ever last month. I picked up a three shelf work cart for wheeling around the garage when working on things.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12,439
Views: 2,756,883
Posted By MotoDaveL
Hmmm never even thought to shift without the...

Hmmm never even thought to shift without the clutch. I have been driving manual transmissions for 25 years but have only 2 years on a bike.

You learn something new everyday:evil
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,222
Posted By MotoDaveL
I have no experience with this but here is an...

I have no experience with this but here is an option

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/electrical-connection-led-motorcycle-battery-voltage-monitor-flush-mount-kit
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,625
Posted By MotoDaveL
http://chadstoolbox.com/ - also very good

http://chadstoolbox.com/ - also very good
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12,439
Views: 2,756,883
Posted By MotoDaveL
Yes the EDS one. Do they work fine with the...

Yes the EDS one. Do they work fine with the harness or without?
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12,439
Views: 2,756,883
Posted By MotoDaveL
last November I replaced a broken turn signal...

last November I replaced a broken turn signal went for a ride and promptly broke one of the turn signals I just replaced. :huh

Looking at flexible signals I found these that look pretty good.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,103
Posted By MotoDaveL
Mount an Ijet remote on your handlebars and you...

Mount an Ijet remote on your handlebars and you will like that Ipod even more.
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 132,046
Posted By MotoDaveL
I have the XL rear rack plus the sides. The sides...

I have the XL rear rack plus the sides. The sides are nice and close to the bike but would only really work with soft bags as they wouldnt provide a flat surface for a hard case. I did break 4 of...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 132,046
Posted By MotoDaveL
KLX250S, the rack is from PMracks. I had a...

KLX250S, the rack is from PMracks. I had a similar sized fuel can just strapped on last year but it came loose and the rear tire wore a hole through the can spraying gas along the exhaust side of the...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 132,046
Posted By MotoDaveL
I built a little basket for a 1 gallon can. Its...

I built a little basket for a 1 gallon can. Its also the perfect size for my lunch bag for work....
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 249,387
Posted By MotoDaveL
Any experience with the inexpensive tool carts? I...

Any experience with the inexpensive tool carts? I want something simple to hold my most used motorcycle tools.
...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By MotoDaveL
A* Tech3's with shin/knee pads fit under my pants...

A* Tech3's with shin/knee pads fit under my pants no problem
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 353,668
Posted By MotoDaveL
Damn, I wont ever complain about pot holes...

Damn, I wont ever complain about pot holes again:clap
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By MotoDaveL
I will expand a little as I looked at the KLIM...

I will expand a little as I looked at the KLIM traverse and the Moose expedition at the same time. The KLIM gear is certainly heavier - whether thats good or bad is up to you. I have had a few...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By MotoDaveL
I have the moose expedition jacket and pants and...

I have the moose expedition jacket and pants and am very happy with them.
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By MotoDaveL
undo the 2 screws and pull the element out a...

undo the 2 screws and pull the element out a little. There will likely be 2 tab style connectors that need to be pulled off. They do sell elements at home improvement places so you are probably best...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By MotoDaveL
greater contact between the bolt and the socket...

greater contact between the bolt and the socket with the 6 point. Less chance of rounding off a bolt.
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By MotoDaveL
Find a metal recycler advertising on craigslist...

Find a metal recycler advertising on craigslist and email them your address and that you have a couple of rotors outside of the garage that he can have. They will be gone by the end of the day.
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,171
Posted By MotoDaveL
I had my Duratool "pelican" box mounted on this...

I had my Duratool "pelican" box mounted on this rack with about 5lbs of tools. On a brutally rough trail the box held together just fine. Rack - not so much.
...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,226
Posted By MotoDaveL
For trail riding I found these offered a little...

For trail riding I found these offered a little more protection than the MX ones and are fairly inexpensive. I would only ride on the street to connect trails though.


Mechanix Impact Pro...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By MotoDaveL
I have the more pedestrian non waterproof version...

I have the more pedestrian non waterproof version and I really like it. I always had point and shoots before and really find the quality of the Nikon1 is a big step up. I would never call myself a...
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,587
Posted By MotoDaveL
http://www.kleintools.com/catalog/wire-stripperswi...

http://www.kleintools.com/catalog/wire-stripperswire-cutters/wire-strippercutter-0

Be sure to get the Red ones as these are for stranded wire. Yellow is for non stranded. The Stranded/unstranded...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12,439
Views: 2,756,883
Posted By MotoDaveL
My photo from today in the "great white north"...

My photo from today in the "great white north" :huh

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-fUWK5OLyGb0/VHtRwaAv5UI/AAAAAAAACnU/FQdMorTzIhA/w1278-h593-no/nov30th.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By MotoDaveL
I had the same debate but found the KLIM to be...

I had the same debate but found the KLIM to be either too small or too big between the M and L. I went with the Moose Expedition jacket and pants and couldnt be happier, saving half the cost was also...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 43,985
Posted By MotoDaveL
http://s1.ibtimes.com/sites/www.ibtimes.com/files/...

http://s1.ibtimes.com/sites/www.ibtimes.com/files/styles/v2_article_large/public/2013/03/01/metric-system.jpg?itok=WsCjEwfl
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 43,985
Posted By MotoDaveL
http://217.26.67.168/uploads/3/2/3273682/weller-wd...

http://217.26.67.168/uploads/3/2/3273682/weller-wd-1m-slika-10134948.jpghttp://advrider.com/forums/data:image/jpeg;base64,/9j/4AAQSkZJRgABAQAAAQABAAD/2wCEAAkGBxQTEBUUEhQVFRUXFBgYGBUYFxcbGBUcGBQYGBwVGB...
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