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Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 29,399
Posted By avocadofarmer
Gotta love this site. Thanks for sharing. ...

Gotta love this site.

Thanks for sharing.

:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,412
Posted By avocadofarmer
Plenty of violence aimed at BLM and federal...

Plenty of violence aimed at BLM and federal employees across the west lately. They've pry had enough!

I can only imagine how much traffic is on the WRT these days. What kind of experience is it?
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,508
Posted By avocadofarmer
Thanks for the replies. I was thinking of how to...

Thanks for the replies. I was thinking of how to skip cutting the wire at each pull box but couldn't figure out a good way of doing it. It would be ideal, but it seemed like I would need a team of...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,508
Posted By avocadofarmer
Oh those Polaris things look pretty nice...I'll...

Oh those Polaris things look pretty nice...I'll look around and try to find prices. I'll need 24 of them so lets hope they're cheap!
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,508
Posted By avocadofarmer
Connecting wires...

So I pulled 1500' of #6 wire (and a #8 ground) for a 480v 3 phase pump project I've got going on. I put pull boxes at approx 200' and I cut the wires at the pull boxes. Now I need to connect it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,580
Posted By avocadofarmer
No one is stopping anyone from walking...yet.

No one is stopping anyone from walking...yet.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-23-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,261
Posted By avocadofarmer
Lots of cops, sand and blind driveways and...

Lots of cops, sand and blind driveways and corners in De Luz...

You pass my farm in Vid #2.....not gonna say where tho ;)

:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 48,150
Posted By avocadofarmer
Two months ago I walked up to Telescope. It was...

Two months ago I walked up to Telescope. It was incredible. Could have stayed up there for hours...if not for the cold wind.

Thanks for the pics, so much I need to see.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,448
Posted By avocadofarmer
The one thing we don't have in this world is a...

The one thing we don't have in this world is a shortage of people, so lets forget the rules and let things sort themselves out.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-14-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,258
Posted By avocadofarmer
less of a puddle, more of a pond

less of a puddle, more of a pond
Forum: Face plant 12-20-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,586
Posted By avocadofarmer
Capital punishment should be the verdict for that...

Capital punishment should be the verdict for that car driver. Going that speed down a street like that is like shooting a gun into a crowd. Idiot.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By avocadofarmer
I've got 17k on my 06 and the cats seem to be...

I've got 17k on my 06 and the cats seem to be fine. Bike runs great. SW intake setup, properly jetted, tank still vents through the charcoal filter, but the stuff that went to the carb is gone.
...
Forum: Face plant 10-21-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,220
Posted By avocadofarmer
Looks like your line was on a bit of a...

Looks like your line was on a bit of a ridge...kinda like that results from an area on a dirt road outside of the typical tire tracks. Loose dirt piles up in this area and makes things extra...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-03-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 609,720
Posted By avocadofarmer
Temecula / Fallbrook, Ca. About 45 min north of...

Temecula / Fallbrook, Ca. About 45 min north of San Diego.

I've got a 35 acre avocado farm out in the middle of what feels like nowhere. Very secluded and quiet, but not all that far from town...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 35,909
Posted By avocadofarmer
Great stuff! :freaky

Great stuff! :freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,639
Posted By avocadofarmer
You might also consider whacking her mirror off.

You might also consider whacking her mirror off.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,798
Posted By avocadofarmer
Stick to the OE front sprocket!!!

Stick to the OE front sprocket!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,839
Posted By avocadofarmer
These things aren't 50 year old pieces of farm...

These things aren't 50 year old pieces of farm equipment...if its really cold, just give it a minute and go lightly until engine temp comes up!
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,361
Posted By avocadofarmer
I'd make the claim that petrol fuels are and have...

I'd make the claim that petrol fuels are and have been heavily subsidized in some manner for a long, long time.
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 35,909
Posted By avocadofarmer
Oh brother...I'm jealous! If you want a...

Oh brother...I'm jealous!

If you want a place to throw your tent down in So Cal, hit me up. Could ride for a day too.
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By avocadofarmer
I think I'm set! For some reason, the DC...

I think I'm set!

For some reason, the DC irrigation controllers cost about double what the AC ones cost...I'll just rig up a solar system and go straight to 24VAC with that converter and be good...
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By avocadofarmer
Thanks for the info, fellas... The...

Thanks for the info, fellas...

The controller opens 24vAC solenoids. I'm not exactly sure how they work, if it is a pulse signal one time to open or of it holds voltage for the entire...
Forum: Face plant 05-27-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,924
Posted By avocadofarmer
If it's hot, there's no way I'm going to suffer...

If it's hot, there's no way I'm going to suffer under my suit. Just have to play the odds...
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By avocadofarmer
Converting 12v to 110v

So I need an irrigation controller for my farm. The problem is that the controller I need/want is not available in a 12v model. I'm looking at options, and was wondering if it would be possible to...
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,361
Posted By avocadofarmer
I ran B100 for a few thousand miles in a Duramax,...

I ran B100 for a few thousand miles in a Duramax, a couple of TDI's, tractors. It worked great for me...smells really good and made things run smooth. Loss of mileage, maybe 5%. Hard to say.
...
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,809
Posted By avocadofarmer
Thanks for the replies, fellas... The pipe...

Thanks for the replies, fellas...

The pipe is, in some places, 4 ft off the ground. This is due to the rocky nature of the ground underneath it. It is the special UV rated pipe, but I would like...
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,809
Posted By avocadofarmer
PVC pipe fire protection

So I've got a 4" Sch 80 PVC irrigation line that runs up a 50% slope for about 300'. It's not buried because of giant rocks underground. There was originally a 8' wide corridor cut through the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,786
Posted By avocadofarmer
T63 front Heidenau rear Good for 8k...

T63 front

Heidenau rear

Good for 8k miles in most cases
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,569
Posted By avocadofarmer
I'd be interested in a physics based explanation...

I'd be interested in a physics based explanation of the system and how it works...

Anyone know what it does?

Stiffen the front end under hard braking would keep it from standing up, but is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 23,643
Posted By avocadofarmer
I'd be worried about the effectiveness of my...

I'd be worried about the effectiveness of my locktite procedure.

Use the correct formula?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,467
Posted By avocadofarmer
A few years ago my pops bought a GS. I helped...

A few years ago my pops bought a GS. I helped him remove it from the bed of the truck with a fork lift. Should have taken a picture.
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,883
Posted By avocadofarmer
It usually remains connected to my truck for two...

It usually remains connected to my truck for two or three days straight. I don't think any connection is made between the two batteries when the ignition is turned off though...

I usually drive...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,883
Posted By avocadofarmer
I think I'll start with the self resetting...

I think I'll start with the self resetting breaker....that sounds fairly cheap.

I actually use this thing weekly, so it should get a pretty fair chance to charge up from the truck.

The...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,883
Posted By avocadofarmer
Dump trailer electrical stuffs

A few months ago I bought a dump trailer. It's great. I push a button and all the shit comes out of the back of it. It's worked great until today.

It has a big car battery in a box which is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 19,109
Posted By avocadofarmer
I hate the crunch of gears going from neutral to...

I hate the crunch of gears going from neutral to first. That's most of it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-03-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,331
Posted By avocadofarmer
i got one

i got one
Forum: Face plant 11-25-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 36,738
Posted By avocadofarmer
Go West Young Man is a ride report that I'll...

Go West Young Man is a ride report that I'll remember forever.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 279,529
Posted By avocadofarmer
Just what the Doctor ordered! Another awesome...

Just what the Doctor ordered! Another awesome Wan-written ride report...!!!

Thanks for taking the time and posting all of this awesome stuff :clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By avocadofarmer
I screwed up the TPS on my 690...

I stupidly messed up the factory throttle position sensor on my 2008 690E. (This is the sensor located on the left hand side of the bike)..

Does anyone know the procedure to reset this? I know...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,100
Posted By avocadofarmer
Hmmm...I think I got it confused with my tractor...

Hmmm...I think I got it confused with my tractor bottle of Delvac
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