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Forum: The Garage Today, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 265,738
Posted By _cy_
don't like battery tender type chargers which are...

don't like battery tender type chargers which are typically too small to deliver a proper charge when recovering LiFePO4 or AGM. it's generally a bad idea to leave any low self discharge battery AGM...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By _cy_
if they will not warranty after only 6 months....

if they will not warranty after only 6 months. it's hard not to conclude Held's warranty must not be very good. very disappointed to hear ..certainly will factor into if folks will part with their...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,312
Posted By _cy_
the days of getting Forma GT at below costs are...

the days of getting Forma GT at below costs are long gone ... you can have my new in box backup pair of size 43 Forma GT at about old costs + shipping ... PM sent
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 265,738
Posted By _cy_
KTM 1190 has a tiny battery tray which limits...

KTM 1190 has a tiny battery tray which limits choices on which LiFePO4 battery that will fit into tray and have enough reserve AH capacity to be reliable.

either go with EarthX ETX36 (14AH) or...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-30-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4,739
Views: 224,626
Posted By _cy_
in ... bringing fresh bratz

in ... bringing fresh bratz
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,143
Posted By _cy_
always tighten positive cable first .. negative...

always tighten positive cable first .. negative last ... wait til you weld a screw driver/wrench to a hot terminal ...
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By _cy_
I've successfully matched up full sets of Orings...

I've successfully matched up full sets of Orings for airhead carbs. just make sure they are Nitrile O-rings. Harbor freight makes a set that's cheap and worth getting. but odd sizes came from AC...
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,106
Posted By _cy_
a bit of clarification is needed for my comments...

a bit of clarification is needed for my comments on earlier Tesla battery pack. conventional Li-Co was indeed used for early Tesla roadsters. but later Tesla battery packs used 18650 cells with...
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,106
Posted By _cy_
totally agree but what drives more and more new...

totally agree but what drives more and more new purchases are the new economics caused by random/early failures of major components that could easily cost more than 1/2 value of your late model BMW. ...
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,106
Posted By _cy_
there is very little comparison with Boeing 787...

there is very little comparison with Boeing 787 battery to Tesla battery pack other than use of Li-Co due to energy density. Tesla uses huge numbers of smaller 18650 cells that's water cooled encased...
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,106
Posted By _cy_
BMW R1200 final drive failures are IMHO designed...

BMW R1200 final drive failures are IMHO designed on purpose with a finite life. this is nothing new .. look no further than all the Ujoints, ball joint, tie rod ends, wheel bearings that used to be...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,351
Posted By _cy_
congrats on finally fixing and hope it stays...

congrats on finally fixing and hope it stays running ..

this is why a kd portable ignition system 2632 is one of the most useful tools in my toolbox. it's a portable ignition that puts out a...
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,106
Posted By _cy_
Cat D4 weight 10k lbs which is nothing for a 12v...

Cat D4 weight 10k lbs which is nothing for a 12v cummins to pull. I've yanked 17k lbs with my 12v cummins with triple axle gooseneck trailer with no problems. trailer + equipment = about 21k lbs ... ...
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 265,738
Posted By _cy_
take bike's rated output divided by voltage @ 3k...

take bike's rated output divided by voltage @ 3k rpm = amps output less overhead = amps delivered to battery.

if I remember correctly KTM 1190 has 450 watts output / 14.4v = 31amps less about 9...
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 265,738
Posted By _cy_
LiFePO4 are rated for max charge rate of 4C (C...

LiFePO4 are rated for max charge rate of 4C (C =AH)
take any bike's wattage then subtract overhead = amps delivered to battery
R1200 has 720 watt less about 9amp for overhead = 39 amp to battery...
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 265,738
Posted By _cy_
yet another new comer to the fast expanding 12v...

yet another new comer to the fast expanding 12v LiFePO4 marketplace. they get kudos for using actual AH reserves delivered. but make the same mistake most LiFePO4 mfg make in spec out batteries sizes...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By _cy_
your feedback is confusing .. you say replacing...

your feedback is confusing .. you say replacing VR and it works again?
what's the voltage measured at battery for idle and 3k rpm?

have you by-passed VR by full fielding? if voltage reg is at...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By _cy_
if you don't have a real volt meter .. how in the...

if you don't have a real volt meter .. how in the world do you know it was the voltage regulator and rotor that repeatedly failed?

don't discount the possibility that there was nothing wrong with...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By _cy_
from BMW factory manual for 81- ...

from BMW factory manual for 81-

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v186/o0pss/new/DSC04935.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v186/o0pss/new/DSC04936.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 877
Posted By _cy_
not a fan of liner or bivy sack to increase...

not a fan of liner or bivy sack to increase warmth .. a possible solution if you don't camp that cold often is to use two sleeping bags nested.

sleeping bag ratings should be only used for a...
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,643
Posted By _cy_
what ever happened to the rally twin?

what ever happened to the rally twin?
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By _cy_
hooks, seal remover tools, screw drivers, etc...

hooks, seal remover tools, screw drivers, etc work fine for larger seals. but for smaller seals especially if you cannot remove shaft like cam seal on pre-bean can airheads. drilling a tiny hole with...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By _cy_
too late for this job .. but next time the safest...

too late for this job .. but next time the safest way to pull a small seal is to use a small dent puller with a sheet metal screw. drilling hole would be riskiest part. but if you use a small drill...
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,361
Posted By _cy_
don't under estimate how important rider skillz...

don't under estimate how important rider skillz factors into riding a beast ..

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/xyjp0btDqxw" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315"...
Forum: Americas 09-22-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By _cy_
wow ..

wow ..
Forum: 2 smokers 09-21-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By _cy_
you've not name a specific model .. assuming...

you've not name a specific model .. assuming you've got a power valve that can be set to delay or advance hit .. timing can be changed by porting .. different pipes can be experimented with .. carb...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,231
Posted By _cy_
Accell 140406 is rated 4.7ohm .. got an old one...

Accell 140406 is rated 4.7ohm .. got an old one that's been in my parts bin for sometime. 140406 fits early points type HD .. has anyone tried a 4.7ohm HD coil in place of 3ohm coil? for a points...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,450
Posted By _cy_
cycle gear is a local store in Tulsa ... I make a...

cycle gear is a local store in Tulsa ... I make a practice to support local stores even if prices are a bit higher. now if prices are out of line like double and triple .. forget that it's mail order...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 265,738
Posted By _cy_
some combinations of using a battery trickle...

some combinations of using a battery trickle charger work out fine. your R1200 puts out 720 watts so odds are all your accessories is coming no where close to using all output. your battery is...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,407
Posted By _cy_
1912 motorcycle club adventure riding ...

1912 motorcycle club adventure riding

http://s25.postimg.org/gr17hdbf3/lewis_edgar_reed_on_harleys_1912_motorcycle_club.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By _cy_
some combinations of using a battery trickle...

some combinations of using a battery trickle charger work out fine. your R1200 puts out 720 watts so odds are all your accessories is coming no where close to using all output. your battery is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By _cy_
most issues involve was just covered here ...

most issues involve was just covered here
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1010368

note battery size for R1200 was downsized ... wattage is the same.
don't assume it's your...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 26,143
Posted By _cy_
I'd be lost without my lathe and mill ...

I'd be lost without my lathe and mill ...
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By _cy_
welcome to Adv .. which has the largest amount of...

welcome to Adv .. which has the largest amount of tech support for airheads including R90S on the WWW ...
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 265,738
Posted By _cy_
yes some float chargers / battery maintainers...

yes some float chargers / battery maintainers will destroy AGM and/or LiFePO4 if left attached for extended time periods.

the element of time is a factor if damage will occur. meaning an ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By _cy_
yes some float chargers / battery maintainers...

yes some float chargers / battery maintainers will destroy AGM and/or LiFePO4 if left attached for extended time periods.

the element of time is a factor if damage will occur. meaning an...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By _cy_
sorry that logic doesn't work either .. CCA means...

sorry that logic doesn't work either .. CCA means little to nothing for LiFePO4 as all li-ion have extremely low internal resistance. LiFePO4 discharges at huge rates until battery is almost dead .....
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By _cy_
odds are you just knocked a wire loose. but you...

odds are you just knocked a wire loose. but you could have disturbed a fitting causing a leak too.

here's a diagram of fittings to identify refrigerant. if R-12 you really don't want to convert...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,402
Posted By _cy_
come on now .. I like how Aerostich gear looks. ...

come on now .. I like how Aerostich gear looks.

one HUGE advantage of established top tier brands like Aerostich is a healthy trade for used Aerostich gear. look no further then Adv flea which...
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 265,738
Posted By _cy_
from what I can tell, Shorai was the one that...

from what I can tell, Shorai was the one that started the pb/eq mess. for example labeling of 14AH pb/eq to most folks would imply that one has installed an 14AH lead acid equivalent.

since...
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