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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17,321
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Posted By dwayne
Also check the fuel vent line...it's stock...

Also check the fuel vent line...it's stock location makes it prone to filling up SOLID. Put a small filter on while you are at it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17,321
Views: 2,221,365
Posted By dwayne
If oil and coolant are mixing anywhere in the...

If oil and coolant are mixing anywhere in the system it can find it's way into the airbox via the crank case breather (just like the oil does). One thing you didn't mention...was there a bunch of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-23-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 395,508
Posted By dwayne
Or go over really rough ground (rutted out...

Or go over really rough ground (rutted out roads, single track) without flipping itself or hanging up on trees.
Forum: Canada 06-18-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 502,277
Posted By dwayne
I heard a rumour that they closed the doors.

I heard a rumour that they closed the doors.
Forum: Canada 06-17-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6,256
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Posted By dwayne
My '06 250 EXC 2T was registered as an OHV by the...

My '06 250 EXC 2T was registered as an OHV by the previous owner...it is a street registration now (technically we don't use titles in Alberta). It has been a few years an there seems to be more...
Forum: Canada 06-12-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 502,277
Posted By dwayne
That's the norm for hare scrambles. The pace is...

That's the norm for hare scrambles. The pace is faster, the commitment is less, and the logistics are easier. They are very social events. There are still a few cross countries every year. It's...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17,321
Views: 2,221,365
Posted By dwayne
I have beat the ever living crap out of my box. ...

I have beat the ever living crap out of my box. The latch will unlatch if I don't lock it. Never had any other issues though. I do try to pack light bulky stuff upup there...less to do with the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17,321
Views: 2,221,365
Posted By dwayne
It is not unusual to see this setup on reasonably...

It is not unusual to see this setup on reasonably high end enduro bikes
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17,321
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Posted By dwayne
Yes this is possible. I know my spring is...

Yes this is possible. I know my spring is rusty...brake fluid won't cause that kind of corrosion. You can feel the difference between brake fluid and water by rubbing between thumb and finger. You...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17,321
Views: 2,221,365
Posted By dwayne
Yes, that is how hasenwork (sp?) designed his to...

Yes, that is how hasenwork (sp?) designed his to work. I have heard of people doing this to the TT tanks as well.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-26-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 395,508
Posted By dwayne
I am assuming this is not going to be a dual...

I am assuming this is not going to be a dual sport trailer?

For a trailer that will see corduroy gravel roads, rocky mining roads and maybe a little single track (this is my definition of dual...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-25-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 395,508
Posted By dwayne
The way I envision this set up would be that it...

The way I envision this set up would be that it you could run it off the brake lights (via a relay) and/or select a push button application. It would probably be of more use for unpaved decent. I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-24-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 395,508
Posted By dwayne
What about a 12v linear actuator?

What about a 12v linear actuator?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17,321
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Posted By dwayne
I completely agree. I was surprised and...

I completely agree. I was surprised and concerned that they would be screwing over motorcyclists when first reading about this, then on reading the details I realized it was more about posture than...
Forum: Canada 05-20-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,433
Posted By dwayne
Another point to ponder...when it becomes more...

Another point to ponder...when it becomes more difficult to challenge a ticket, will the chances of errors, lapses in diligence, or outright unethical behaviour on the part of enforcement change? ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 12:42 PM
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Posted By dwayne
I have had some success "honing" the nylon. I...

I have had some success "honing" the nylon. I disassemble the cylinder cut a chunk of the brownish red scotchbrite and place it in a cotterpin and chuck the cotter pin into a drill. I am careful to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By dwayne
Quebec mandates winter tires no exception for...

Quebec mandates winter tires no exception for Motorcycles. The only other province that has a requirement for snow (or M&S) tires is BC, and I believe they exempt motorcycles.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17,321
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Posted By dwayne
I would suggest looking very closely at the...

I would suggest looking very closely at the master. Is the dust boot intact? Can the piston move freely into the nylon sleeve? I had a problem with the piston hanging up on the nylon guide sleeve...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,647
Posted By dwayne
She is good people, AND her efforts support a lot...

She is good people, AND her efforts support a lot of local riding clubs. Not the cheapest, but even for met that isn't everything:D
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,433
Posted By dwayne
Really. I know how many bad Alberta drivers...

Really. I know how many bad Alberta drivers there are. I know that we are not alone, from personal experience with BC drivers.

I haven't ridden in BC (except to get to logging roads)...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,433
Posted By dwayne
You think traffic court is the same as criminal...

You think traffic court is the same as criminal court?!?
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By dwayne
Just remember to check the flow rate, as it will...

Just remember to check the flow rate, as it will change with the viscosity of the oil you are using for a given setting.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By dwayne
Also on a BMW F650GS dakar. I found the rear...

Also on a BMW F650GS dakar. I found the rear master cylinder was hanging up the piston and not releasing pressure. There is a nylon sleeve to guide the piston in the non pressure portion of the...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By dwayne
ATF...whatever is cheap

ATF...whatever is cheap
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 08:33 AM
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Posted By dwayne
Wayne, I was a little unclear; which model of...

Wayne, I was a little unclear; which model of plug is working for the single sparks?
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By dwayne
I have done that to. It can be a problem with a...

I have done that to. It can be a problem with a rim lock though.
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By dwayne
just don't try it on a tube tire....

just don't try it on a tube tire....
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By dwayne
Sometimes I carry a small plastic bottle of dish...

Sometimes I carry a small plastic bottle of dish soap and in a pinch can use it to lube the bead. I prefer to see them seat dry so the tire is less likely to spin on the wheel. Very useful stuff,...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 502,277
Posted By dwayne
Don't forget forestry. They made a mess of...

Don't forget forestry. They made a mess of maintained designated single track a few years back in McLean. They close roads for private access in Alberta.

On the other hand I have been to a lot...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17,321
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Posted By dwayne
As Far as I can tell that it is that particular...

As Far as I can tell that it is that particular IC. I am probably going to go with the new BMSC as well. I could not replicate the intermittent correct function, so I may have just had bad contacts...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17,321
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Posted By dwayne
After I moved the battery in front of the fuel...

After I moved the battery in front of the fuel tank, I moved the regulator to where the battery used to be. It seems fine there and I have never seen an over voltage on my volt meter.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-31-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,123
Posted By dwayne
Has he ridden with you? Could it be he has...

Has he ridden with you?

Could it be he has a better perspective on your ability to handle a SS than you do?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-31-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,285
Posted By dwayne
If you are referring to the case in Quebec you...

If you are referring to the case in Quebec you are missing some of the facts. Like the motorist was in the fast lane stopped and out of her car, in conditions were she had the opportunity to move...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By dwayne
Plasiti-dip. easy to use, peels off when you get...

Plasiti-dip. easy to use, peels off when you get sick of it. Comes in clear or some other basic colours.
http://www.plastidip.com/
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17,321
Views: 2,221,365
Posted By dwayne
It weighs 10lbs positioned fairly high on the...

It weighs 10lbs positioned fairly high on the bike? I have no idea why a right side exhaust is better than a left side, unless it is getting in the way of some other farkel.

Edit I see the OP...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17,321
Views: 2,221,365
Posted By dwayne
The first thing I would do is check the battery...

The first thing I would do is check the battery connections and ground. Given your symptoms is MIGHT be that but probably not. However it is cheap and easy.

Wayne is the guru on these things,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-14-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 112,377
Posted By dwayne
I think we were 3.5 days, less repair stops and...

I think we were 3.5 days, less repair stops and side trips to cripple creek via mosquito pass
Forum: Canada 03-11-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 502,277
Posted By dwayne
what oil specification does your owners manual...

what oil specification does your owners manual ask for?
Forum: Canada 03-10-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 502,277
Posted By dwayne
on the API seal EC stands for energy conserving,...

on the API seal EC stands for energy conserving, which means friction modifiers are used, and most consider this a no go for wet clutches. This is a common rating in most automotive oils, and can...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6,256
Views: 502,277
Posted By dwayne
Not my experience at all. But then I take care...

Not my experience at all. But then I take care to pick weights without the EC marking on the API seal, like 15w50 ( what used to be "red top").
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