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Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,280
Posted By beemerphile
Congratulations on your build. You are more of a...

Congratulations on your build. You are more of a handyman than I am. Can you specify some of the issues with voltage transients from series regulation? I noted about 60 volts open circuit and have...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 339,387
Posted By beemerphile
Bamamate Obviously no-one has told you...

Bamamate

Obviously no-one has told you that your bike will not do what you have done with it. Good job.

& War Eagle.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 339,387
Posted By beemerphile
No, from what I can read if you are 65 or under...

No, from what I can read if you are 65 or under and don't meet one particular ranger (who is being "investigated") then you will probably get out with $100 or so and $25 in processing. It looks like...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 339,387
Posted By beemerphile
Officer Obie's discretion comes into play, this...

Officer Obie's discretion comes into play, this is old, but...

http://www.motorcycle.com/news/news1764.html

Or maybe it's this... "Speeding tickets are Federal.. Meaning.. they don't go on...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By beemerphile
I don't think that there is a completed circuit...

I don't think that there is a completed circuit through the "black box" when the ground is lifted. I believe that inside the "box", the current path ends at the open contact of the opposite turn...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By beemerphile
There is significant controversy around when and...

There is significant controversy around when and how to use dielectric grease on terminals. How did you clean them and did you grease them before or after you re-connected them?

You mentioned all...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 339,387
Posted By beemerphile
And Tru Dat too. I had my best one on Easter...

And Tru Dat too. I had my best one on Easter morning. Of course I will go to hell for it, but I was able to slingshot a Porsche 911 coming out of a slow turn and it was priceless. I have to admit...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By beemerphile
Yeah, the last total solar eclipse where the...

Yeah, the last total solar eclipse where the greatest eclipse point was over the 48 US states was in 1945 and the one after this one will come zipping up in 2024. So we see these things all the time...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,361
Posted By beemerphile
Wow, that is a bad ass unicycle. Will it do a...

Wow, that is a bad ass unicycle. Will it do a wheelie?
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 339,387
Posted By beemerphile
Yes, properly equipped she is a great little...

Yes, properly equipped she is a great little mile-muncher, but if you are planning on "having some fun" on the BRP to the extent of requiring some "sporting tires" you may find that the law...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,280
Posted By beemerphile
I still have the full EME system on my R75 so I...

I still have the full EME system on my R75 so I can compare the two systems. The EME/Cycle Electric system has better voltage regulation with less than .05 volts change from 2000 to 4500 RPM. I see...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,388
Posted By beemerphile
I am still loving the EME + Cycle Electrics...

I am still loving the EME + Cycle Electrics solution. Rock steady and it doesn't get any simpler. Two components - one moving part - four wires.
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,388
Posted By beemerphile
The last time I communicated with John Rayski at...

The last time I communicated with John Rayski at EME he indicated that they were still selling out of the same batch code of product, so I"d take it that nothing has changed. I put an EME PM...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By beemerphile
I've marked the exact location from the peg on...

I've marked the exact location from the peg on the map. There is time between now and then to throw up a nice beer joint.

Lat.: 36.9664 N
Long.: 87.6709 W

Doing the conversion from...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By beemerphile
I don't think I'm doing anything that day. So...

I don't think I'm doing anything that day. So why not?
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,044
Posted By beemerphile
I've seen some nice ST1100's priced very...

I've seen some nice ST1100's priced very favorably. I owned one for five years and it was a treat.
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By beemerphile
I have been riding RS's since 1977 and now have a...

I have been riding RS's since 1977 and now have a 1992 RS. I have always removed the rubber boots and put gaiters on it. Not the bulky 11 or 13 rib things from the /6, but the trimmer ones from the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 339,387
Posted By beemerphile
$1,600 would buy a lot of farkles. Gear...

$1,600 would buy a lot of farkles. Gear indicator? meh. The non-slippery 2014 seat is still a POS that needs to be replaced. The horsepower difference is a pittance. My personal preference is...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7,798
Views: 1,571,079
Posted By beemerphile
'Sunny. 80 degrees. Little traffic. Life is...

'Sunny. 80 degrees. Little traffic. Life is good. If you haven't ridden Georgia Hwy 52 over the top of Fort Mountain, it is a treat. However, watch for traction anomalies as they have some sand...
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By beemerphile
Here are the attachment pics for mine. Hope it...

Here are the attachment pics for mine. Hope it helps...

http://beemerphile.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R100RS/i-ntg6v3b/0/M/DSC04174-M.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By beemerphile
No, they are similar to the system case clamps,...

No, they are similar to the system case clamps, but they are for the re-styled Krausers. On mine, there is an adapter that bolts to the rack to match up with it. Have you checked in both cases for...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,660
Posted By beemerphile
I'm not sure the small battery load testers are...

I'm not sure the small battery load testers are with the effort. I have an inexpensive (but large) Harbor Freight unit that can do the full CCA rating, which is the same test the battery stores will...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 29,297
Posted By beemerphile
Enough posturing already. The entire ABC Board...

Enough posturing already. The entire ABC Board of Directors...

http://beemerphile.smugmug.com/Other/Random-stuff/i-6HXVD5Q/0/L/flush-L.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By beemerphile
I'd love to see a pic or a sketch

I'd love to see a pic or a sketch
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 754
Posted By beemerphile
I promise not to beat this up, but please allow...

I promise not to beat this up, but please allow me one more swing at the topic.

1) If you were setting up a production operation (yes I have done that) you would spec the use of torque wrenches...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By beemerphile
Almost any good hydraulics shop can fab you one,...

Almost any good hydraulics shop can fab you one, but you need to be careful of some hoses made with brake system banjos because the port size of the fittings is too small. The aluminum bypass cover...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 754
Posted By beemerphile
Setting the torque to a different (lower) level...

Setting the torque to a different (lower) level is an entirely different subject than whether to use a torque wrench or to do it by feel. Throwing an out of calibration torque wrench into the...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 754
Posted By beemerphile
Checking 2X the torque value for me also means...

Checking 2X the torque value for me also means checking it in two or more places until I have a list of verified torques. Clymer has been wrong. Sometimes the calculations are done incorrectly...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 754
Posted By beemerphile
Danged o' PO's. I bought a 1992 R100RS last year...

Danged o' PO's. I bought a 1992 R100RS last year with only 15,000 miles on it. The last 18 years in a static collection. That meant only a couple of maintenance accesses during its lifetime. But...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,878
Posted By beemerphile
Assuming, for a minute that you survive the 1500...

Assuming, for a minute that you survive the 1500 mile ride with a notchy bearing, what else on the motorcycle will you potentially destroy on the trip? A 1500 mile trip at my house begins with a...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By beemerphile
The other way around is that I have the EME crank...

The other way around is that I have the EME crank fired ignition and every fifteen minutes or so it misses a beat. I would be more inclined to try the Sachse. Unfortunately I don't see the...
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By beemerphile
Measure the distance from the face of the case to...

Measure the distance from the face of the case to the lip of the canister. The o-ring is 4mm and needs some compression.
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By beemerphile
The /6 canister is not long enough to seal on the...

The /6 canister is not long enough to seal on the outer o-ring of the thermostat cover. The canister is a press fit into the case so heat is needed to remove (and reinstall) it. It would be much...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,597
Posted By beemerphile
Nice card they sent. I put mine in a velcro...

Nice card they sent. I put mine in a velcro credentials holder and affixed it to the mating velcro patch on the front of my icon conspicuity vest. Kinda obvious there. No EMT training required.
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 64,938
Posted By beemerphile
l love boring bikes. Here are a couple of my 50...

l love boring bikes. Here are a couple of my 50 hp snoozers. The R75 has had a couple of mentions already, but I am surprised that the NC700 hasn't shown up on the list.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By beemerphile
These are the cases that fit those mounts. This...

These are the cases that fit those mounts. This set is available if you are interested. I replaced them with the old style Kraters....
...
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By beemerphile
Thanks Jenna, That bucket might also be the...

Thanks Jenna,

That bucket might also be the answer to my riddle of how to use a 7" round bixenon HID light like I have on my R1150R / Hannigan on my R100RT. I haven't yet seen the LED...
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,786
Posted By beemerphile
I had that thought as well. The only issue (for...

I had that thought as well. The only issue (for us hopelessly tall guys anyway) is the loss of height. Mine is still not as high now as I would like it to be. The wooden sidewalks are at least...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-06-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,002
Posted By beemerphile
Unfortunately, that might well be the most...

Unfortunately, that might well be the most interesting thing about most of my posts.
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 355,385
Posted By beemerphile
So your take is that the Optimate Lithium charger...

So your take is that the Optimate Lithium charger is sophisticated enough that it is not going to damage the battery if left installed? That is what it looked like to me given the long rest and...
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