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Forum: Alaska 09-18-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Fast Idle
Good as new

Back from powder coating at APC today, will install tomorrow.:1drink
http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s594/wbidle49/DSC00399_zps99b17fe2.jpg
Forum: Alaska 09-18-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Fast Idle
I would try and find a qualified TIG welder to...

I would try and find a qualified TIG welder to repair it for you. Make some inquires and you'll find the right person. A skilled welder will know what to do. Pre-heating can be just as important as...
Forum: Alaska 09-17-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Fast Idle
Kinda figured I wasn't alone with this. I looked...

Kinda figured I wasn't alone with this. I looked at every fastener as well and finally used a mirror to see the cracked mounts. How many miles on your bike?
Forum: Alaska 09-17-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Fast Idle
Too late

Already dropped it off at Marks to go to the shop tomorrow. I think it will be fine. I built it up on the other side. It took over 66,000 miles of Alaskan pounding to break it so it should be good...
Forum: Alaska 09-17-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Fast Idle
One Pothole Too Many!

The potholes were in full bloom on the McCarthy road last weekend. The whole front beak assembly started flopping up and down on my R1150GS on the way back and this is what I found.
...
Forum: Alaska 09-15-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Fast Idle
It was a great day for the pass Jeff, you guys...

It was a great day for the pass Jeff, you guys got some nice shots. Tim, your old Yamaha looks great!:1drink
Forum: Alaska 09-09-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By Fast Idle
So is there someone in Fairbanks that could ohm...

So is there someone in Fairbanks that could ohm the stator, check points and coil for him. Here's what I've found, might be similar. ...
Forum: Alaska 09-09-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By Fast Idle
What specific year and model? I see several...

What specific year and model? I see several wiring diagrams on the internet but not in english. I am not in Fairbanks but could help troubleshoot through the internet if I had a schematic....
Forum: Alaska 09-06-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By Fast Idle
Crazy videos

They always seem to have the crazy stuff!:1drink

http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--0-t-f8bd--/c_fit,fl_progressive,q_80,w_636/fu8femm5eh4mlq16avxe.gif
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By Fast Idle
Beam pattern

Well I almost got up at 2 am to get a picture of the LED beam pattern. :rofl
No, but here's a picture from inside the garage with low beam only. ...
Forum: Alaska 09-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By Fast Idle
Follow Aerostich's recommendation, but a 7.5A...

Follow Aerostich's recommendation, but a 7.5A fuse would be the right fuse in their pigtail straight to the battery for a 5.7A load. I would not use the 5 amp circuit. If you add gear you change the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By Fast Idle
I do not. This is what I'm running. It's a quick,...

I do not. This is what I'm running. It's a quick, easy fix that works great, gets attention and it's cheap.:1drink...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By Fast Idle
Brightness

Haven't got to drive in the dark yet, I live in Alaska. That means long summer days. I'd have to stay up past my bedtime to ride in total darkness. :roflI can say that in my darkened garage the light...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By Fast Idle
If you want a trick set up then there is a little...

If you want a trick set up then there is a little effort. Far as I know, there is no plug and play to get an H1 replacement light this effective. HIDs are mostly just a new color temp with the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By Fast Idle
Done deal

So now I have a nice very bright white LED low beam! I'll do the high beam later, it should be a piece of cake since there is so much more room on that side. This is about 900 lumens more than stock...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By Fast Idle
Clearance

There was a clearance issue with the heat sink and the plastic instrument pod but the dremel tool with a sanding drum fixed it pretty quick. The switch is for the aux LEDS. You can see where I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By Fast Idle
Power Suppy

Now I had to do something with the power supply/ballast. There was just no easy spot to mount it. I made a 90 degree mount out of some 2024 T3 aluminum and used 3M outdoor double sided foam tape....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By Fast Idle
It fits

Now the stock cover gos on and gets a little hi-temp RTV sealant. In the vacated connector holes too.

http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s594/wbidle49/H1/ADVmonsterH116_zpsd1d17680.jpg

The LED...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By Fast Idle
Adapter

The LED bulb uses an adapter to fit an H1 footprint.
http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s594/wbidle49/H1/ADVmonsterH110_zpscfeacfc1.jpg

I wanted to re-use the stock end cover for weatherproofing...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By Fast Idle
Housing

The stock housing needed just a little bit of enlargement with a Dremel tool.
http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s594/wbidle49/H1/ADVmonsterH11_zps92c4ad2c.jpg
I used a grinding bit on the steel...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By Fast Idle
ADVmonster H1 install on 1150GS

My stock H1 headlight just looked dim and yellow after installing my 10w LED aux lights. It's all about being seen and I wanted all I could get because the LEDs do make a difference. I looked for...
Forum: Alaska 08-30-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By Fast Idle
Thanks for the pictures. A cool looking cruiser...

Thanks for the pictures. A cool looking cruiser for sure. But yet there's just something about that Norton.:1drink
Forum: Alaska 08-29-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By Fast Idle
Can we at least see a picture? :lurk

Can we at least see a picture?
:lurk
Forum: Alaska 08-28-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By Fast Idle
:rofl:1drink:clap I thought for sure this was a...

:rofl:1drink:clap
I thought for sure this was a cage day for you. You love that bike, don't you.:rofl I foresee studded tires....
And don't worry, as soon as the fair is over, the rain will stop.
Forum: Alaska 08-28-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By Fast Idle
Right on!

Excellent, good job David. One happy kiddo for sure. How many bikes are you hauling back to the banks? :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Alaska 08-28-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Fast Idle
Yep, should be a lot of fun. Just got through...

Yep, should be a lot of fun. Just got through tuning the R80GS PD so I suspect he'll be putting a few miles on it this weekend. I think he's coming to get it tonight.:1drink
Forum: Alaska 08-28-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Fast Idle
Welcome Taig. It is a small state and you'll be...

Welcome Taig. It is a small state and you'll be meeting a number of us before you know it. We have a common friend at NCR. See you soon.
:1drink
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,257
Posted By Fast Idle
Nice to get the preview, my imagination is...

Nice to get the preview, my imagination is running wild, thanks. I like what I see so far, can hardly wait to see and HEAR the finished build.
:1drink:1drink:1drink
Forum: Alaska 08-26-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By Fast Idle
Guard Duty

That is so cool! :1drink:1drink:1drink
And congrats to Mud Jr on the sweet looking Sik 65!
Forum: Alaska 08-26-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By Fast Idle
He's probably taking the truck to Los Anchorage...

He's probably taking the truck to Los Anchorage to acquire even more!
:rofl:1drink
Forum: Alaska 08-26-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By Fast Idle
Looked like a fun trip for sure! Nice job on the...

Looked like a fun trip for sure! Nice job on the video, enjoyed watching it.
:1drink
Forum: Alaska 08-23-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By Fast Idle
Blast thru the pass

Sure was a great day to ride. BMW's from 74 to 2013. Colors just starting to turn and lots of people picking berries. We doubled down on the dirt and went across from Willow and back. Met a fellow...
Forum: Alaska 08-23-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By Fast Idle
Lots of good advice here and adding stabilizer...

Lots of good advice here and adding stabilizer doesn't hurt but I've never had any problems storing engines for 1 season. It's when they are stored for 2 or more years that fuel can become the issue....
Forum: Alaska 08-22-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By Fast Idle
Homebuilts

And then there are these bikes.:1drink
http://www.dieselbike.net/kawasaki/kawasaki.htm
Forum: Alaska 08-20-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By Fast Idle
Here's an article on the Marine Corps KLR. ...

Here's an article on the Marine Corps KLR.
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/24/automobiles/24KAWASAKI.html?_r=0
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,608
Posted By Fast Idle
The Raven

That's good news Bob. Glad the Raven made it back home. Looks like everything went well with the shipping. Hope to see you out there soon. I'd go this weekend but we've got other commitments. :1drink
Forum: Alaska 08-13-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By Fast Idle
If you need any help in Willow, there are sereval...

If you need any help in Willow, there are sereval inmates here that can help. Tools, shop, what ever. Could even store the bike if needed. Will PM #.
-Steve
Forum: Alaska 08-05-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By Fast Idle
:rofl Thanks for the road reports guys,...

:rofl

Thanks for the road reports guys, sounds like it's good to go. Any road crews still working on it?
Forum: Alaska 08-03-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By Fast Idle
More Lost Dirt

Paving a section to McCarthy.
http://www.adn.com/article/20140802/rugged-mccarthy-road-gets-upgrade-amid-outcry-over-public-process
Forum: Alaska 07-31-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By Fast Idle
Jeff, might be worth a try to post for one on CL...

Jeff, might be worth a try to post for one on CL and Al, you never know. Might be one out there for half the price of NW. Lots of those trucks around....
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