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Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 109,146
Posted By jas67
I've also got a Ducati Monster 796 (same...

I've also got a Ducati Monster 796 (same headlight as 696, 1100, and 1100 Evo).

It has VERY little room in its headlight. It uses an H1 and an H7.
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 03:31 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 109,146
Posted By jas67
I'm looking forward to the H7 and H9 Mesh...

I'm looking forward to the H7 and H9 Mesh Monster.
The current ones don't fit my Moto Guzzi Breva 1100.

I'm willing to beta test :D
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 683,761
Posted By jas67
1968 Ducati Monza 250

Christmas in April! This little gem was just delivered to my house!

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8816/16549859934_89bd12a4a9_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rdsmLE)IMG_6659 (https://flic.kr/p/rdsmLE)...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9,817
Views: 1,653,421
Posted By jas67
Perspective means a lot. I have a friend with...

Perspective means a lot. I have a friend with ALS who has lost use of all his limbs, and needs a bi-pap machine 24x7 to breath. Whenever I have a day that I can't ride for whatever reason, I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9,817
Views: 1,653,421
Posted By jas67
Congrats! I'll be watching the RC390 thread...

Congrats! I'll be watching the RC390 thread for the ride reports.
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 109,146
Posted By jas67
I might be able to take care of that :D If...

I might be able to take care of that :D

If not, I'll keep search for a potted one, or maybe, I can mount this inside the headlight shell.

This bike will NOT see rain.
...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 109,146
Posted By jas67
ADVMonster on 6 volt bikes

I'm going to try one of these:
http://www.amazon.com/LM2577-Adjustable-Step-up-Converter-Module/dp/B008HMETBE/ref=pd_bxgy_e_text_y

To power an ADVMonster on a vintage Ducati with 6 Volt...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7,931
Views: 1,605,879
Posted By jas67
Betcha wish you still had that Ducati! ...

Betcha wish you still had that Ducati!


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Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,288
Posted By jas67
No, I'm not the guy with the wanted post. I've...

No, I'm not the guy with the wanted post. I've done that in the past with vintage Hondas, and gotten some good deals that way. Maybe I should put an wanted post up for aireads.


Nah, I won't...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,188
Posted By jas67
The GW250 is damned near as heavy as the CB500F. ...

The GW250 is damned near as heavy as the CB500F.

Given all the other choices in this market segment, the GW250 is dead last, IMHO, esp. with all the new 300's:
R3
Ninja 300
CB300F, CBR300R
...
Forum: Vendors 04-02-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 109,146
Posted By jas67
Hmmm, hadn't thought of running a buck-boost. ...

Hmmm, hadn't thought of running a buck-boost. I've used them in designs at work, so, I'm familiar with them.

I'm also considering a full 12 Volt conversion, as that gives me a lot more choices...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,288
Posted By jas67
@OP -- So YOU'RE the one that bought it. I...

@OP -- So YOU'RE the one that bought it. I missed out by about an hour. I'm glad to hear that an enthusiast got it, and not just someone that was going to part it out for profit on eBay. ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9,817
Views: 1,653,421
Posted By jas67
That's funny, right there! :rofl

That's funny, right there! :rofl
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 109,146
Posted By jas67
I think they use a 25/25W bulb with a B20D base. ...

I think they use a 25/25W bulb with a B20D base.

This is a very common type bulb used in dirt bikes, both 6V and 12V versions.

I would think that a B20D ADVMonster that can run on 6 or 12 volts...
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 109,146
Posted By jas67
Um, I think you missed my point. I want an LED...

Um, I think you missed my point. I want an LED headlamp that operates on 6 volts.

What you suggest would be how to run two 6 volt lamps on 12 volts.
Forum: Vendors 03-29-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 109,146
Posted By jas67
ADVMonster LED for 6 Volt bikes?

If any bike can benefit from a brighter low-power headlight, it would be 6 Volt bikes, vintage, and dirt bikes.

I'm getting a Ducati Monza 250 soon. These bikes have 6 volt electrics with...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16,911
Views: 10,608,378
Posted By jas67
It's true:...

It's true: http://blog.motorcycle.com/2009/06/02/videos/the-fonz-never-really-rode-a-motorcycle/
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 586,162
Posted By jas67
Last summer, I had 3 gear-driven cam Hondas, my...

Last summer, I had 3 gear-driven cam Hondas, my 2001 VFR800, 1992 VFR400R, and 1990 CBR400RR.

I sold both the 400's to get my Monster 796. I miss the 400's, but, I enjoy riding the Ducati more...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 586,162
Posted By jas67
I loved my 4th gen! I had Hepco & Becker hard...

I loved my 4th gen! I had Hepco & Becker hard bags on mine.
You need a lower mounted pipe though. In fact, both my 4th and 5th gen VFR's came with high mount aftermarket pipes, and in both...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,794
Posted By jas67
So, what did you replace the Ninja 300 with?

So, what did you replace the Ninja 300 with?
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 649,403
Posted By jas67
I do. I certainly would have way fewer bikes...

I do. I certainly would have way fewer bikes if I had your insurance rates.

How bad are auto insurance rates there?
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 649,403
Posted By jas67
I'm in central PA, and have Progressive. I pay...

I'm in central PA, and have Progressive. I pay $190/year for my 2013 Monster 796. I also looked at and rode the Street Triple R and FZ09 before buying. IIRC, insurance on the FZ09 was...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9,817
Views: 1,653,421
Posted By jas67
Honda sometimes skips model years. There was no...

Honda sometimes skips model years. There was no 2014 PCX150 scooter, the sold the 2013 models for 2 years. There is now a 2015 PCX150 listed on the Honda website. The 2011 PCX125 that it...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By jas67
Just some additional info in case you end up with...

Just some additional info in case you end up with an earlier Monsters, or for others that might have, or may get one.

The earlier air-cooled monsters had a valve check interval of 3,000 miles.
...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 109,146
Posted By jas67
The cutoff is a factor of both the reflector, AND...

The cutoff is a factor of both the reflector, AND the lamp.

I bought a couple of LED H4's from a competitor before hearing about the ADVMonster. The cutoff on that one basically doesn't exist....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-21-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 381,307
Posted By jas67
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7,931
Views: 1,605,879
Posted By jas67
1973 R75/5 Toaster

The first two pics are after washing it the day I brought it home. The toaster tank is pretty rusty inside, so, for now, it is sporting a same-color /6 tank until I get around to cleaning out the...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7,931
Views: 1,605,879
Posted By jas67
1994 R100R Mystic

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2941/15438318832_3aafda4d1b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pweqjU)IMG_5678 (https://flic.kr/p/pweqjU) by jay_snyder67 (https://www.flickr.com/people/97354518@N02/), on Flickr...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By jas67
+1 And I still bought the 796. It was the...

+1

And I still bought the 796. It was the better bike FOR ME. I don't really NEED the extra power and speed of the FZ9, or Street Triple.

I would say that the Monster 821 is likely...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By jas67
I shopped (and rode) these two bikes against each...

I shopped (and rode) these two bikes against each other, along with the Street Triple R.

Chassis:
1-2 tie: Monster & Street Triple
3: FZ09 -- but, because it is cheaper, money would be left in...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3,674
Views: 1,008,065
Posted By jas67
That's some Two Stroke Moto GP porn right there. ...

That's some Two Stroke Moto GP porn right there. I never had any idea that the chambers were were the fuel normally goes.

Where is the fuel tank?

EDIT -- found it, the lower cowling IS the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,794
Posted By jas67
Those 400cc 4-cylinder bikes were in an entirely...

Those 400cc 4-cylinder bikes were in an entirely different price segment than these. The 400's were meant to be scaled down 600's (with chassis/brakes/features equal to the 600's) for markets...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9,817
Views: 1,653,421
Posted By jas67
That's wicked![/QUOTE] Well done photoshop...

That's wicked![/QUOTE]

Well done photoshop work, but, you know it's not real, right? :deal

I like Guzzis (see my signature), but, the Guzzi big block would result in WAY to heavy a bike for...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9,817
Views: 1,653,421
Posted By jas67
Your right, doesn't help. I recently read a...

Your right, doesn't help. I recently read a 750GT resto thread here, where the guy got his bike for $6k as a project bike, around 2010, IIRC. There is a 750GT project on eBay that ends in a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9,817
Views: 1,653,421
Posted By jas67
Ducati 750GT

Way above my pay grade. A guy can dream, no?

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery/Ducati%20750GT%2071%20%201.jpg
http://www.motorstown.com/images/ducati-750-gt-04.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 274,483
Posted By jas67
Same bike?

Same bike?
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3,674
Views: 1,008,065
Posted By jas67
Fitting for an MV.

Fitting for an MV.
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9,817
Views: 1,653,421
Posted By jas67
+1 The reverse is also true. :P

+1

The reverse is also true. :P
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7,931
Views: 1,605,879
Posted By jas67
Ewilly, Beautiful RS!

Ewilly, Beautiful RS!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16,911
Views: 10,608,378
Posted By jas67
I have a buddy who has a wife who's 12 years...

I have a buddy who has a wife who's 12 years younger than him, fun, good looking, rides, and is a Doctor ( = good income, nice, comfortable lifestyle). :deal
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