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Forum: Vendors 06-19-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Question about model 30s for example, on a car

Hey Sanjoh, do you ever fit these on cars? I have a 2002 NB TDI that has the low factory fogs but they are almost useless, was thinking of wiring some 30s into them and mounting somewhere, any...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,655
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Maybe it has to do with one's bike, too :). With...

Maybe it has to do with one's bike, too :). With YOUR bike it is almost imperative to take the next dirt road...with mine, you could do that but you will be soaked in cold sweat after you make it...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,655
Posted By Ricky Chuck
:1drink I've never really felt that way, in my...

:1drink I've never really felt that way, in my mind there are just so many places to see for the first time, I just have to keep going longer distances before I can get to them, lol. I am definitely...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,000
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Michnus, the four corners area is a bit...

Michnus, the four corners area is a bit different, not alpine, but beautiful, lots of long, flat vistas, and also some mountainy areas. If you went north out of Santa Fe through Taos or Eagle Nest...
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
:D I never said I caught crappie there, although...

:D I never said I caught crappie there, although John DID allude to that, didn't he, lol...funny, we always called them crappie, although we knew they were called specks, short for speckled perch...
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
:rofl I never heard of that one, but I've fished...

:rofl I never heard of that one, but I've fished Lake Wales and Kissimmee many times growing up! Cousin and I lived in Venice but we would drive over and lock all the way up to St John's river and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,000
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Not sure you will be stopping in Silver City, but...

Not sure you will be stopping in Silver City, but the Palace Hotel there is quaint, and the ride from there up to the Gila Nation Ruins is awesome, not to mention leaving there and coming down SE...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-10-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 182,206
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I'm in for a book! Not to mention, if I could do...

I'm in for a book! Not to mention, if I could do that one-legged deep knee bend she apparently does at the bottom right of that pic I would be wearing a THOR shirt, lol. :eek1
Forum: Vendors 06-10-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Hey is that Okeechobee?? :D Caught billions of...

Hey is that Okeechobee?? :D Caught billions of crappie out of that lake growing up, lol
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 434,544
Posted By Ricky Chuck
+1, Metz, you made me recall I am still trying to...

+1, Metz, you made me recall I am still trying to find an answer to this, lol
Forum: Road Warriors 06-09-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 434,544
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Locations for Go Pro mounts on RT bikes

Hey, my first foray with a Go Pro consisted of mounting it on the shelf where my GPS lives behind the shield. It is protected and smooth, however I instantly discovered when it is raining that it...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-09-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 182,206
Posted By Ricky Chuck
(bows to the Uber Woman) :D I may now, in...

(bows to the Uber Woman) :D

I may now, in fact, go cancel several hotel reservations on my upcoming rideabout, lol, and buy a darned tent!
Forum: Vendors 06-08-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I think the fogs on either side of the headlight...

I think the fogs on either side of the headlight are on at the same time, but need to check. I know the power switch stays lighted all the time but I never have occasion to turn it off. I think it...
Forum: Vendors 06-06-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Correct. Three more ADVMonster LEDS in front??? I...

Correct. Three more ADVMonster LEDS in front??? I am actually beginning to fear what I have built if the need arises to engage all my lumens at one time :eek1
...
Forum: Vendors 06-05-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I believe the fogs on either side of the main...

I believe the fogs on either side of the main headlight are H3, but they are white, not orange., whatup with that, BMW, lol. Now that I have the lower fogs, not quite sure if these fogs up top throw...
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
MORNING! I looked again this morning with the...

MORNING! I looked again this morning with the garage door open and it is not as dramatic as far as washing out the orange color. I'm good! :D

Now all I need are a couple of H3 bulbs for the fogs...
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Hey John, got them in and did a comparo. MUCH...

Hey John, got them in and did a comparo. MUCH brighter :eek1, lol.


SO bright it looks as if the orange goes away from the lenses and turns directly into yellow, lol. My only question is do LEOs...
Forum: Vendors 06-01-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Screw it, in for five, lol. (order 6159) :D ...

Screw it, in for five, lol. (order 6159) :D

At this rate I will have saved so many watts I can put a Lincoln welder on the bike ROFL
Forum: Vendors 06-01-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
:huh LOL, apparently a broad range of bulbs work....

:huh LOL, apparently a broad range of bulbs work. I went out and got all 1156 bulbs and installed just to verify and it all works just fine. Even a few extra watts supposedly. I did notice, and not...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-31-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,064
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Whew! All I could think of was "Locked Up...

Whew! All I could think of was "Locked Up Abroad"
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-31-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,064
Posted By Ricky Chuck
"After this it was only a couple hour ride...

"After this it was only a couple hour ride through Da Nang (over the dragon bridge of course) and on down to Hoi An. This is where things took a turn for the worse...."

:lurk
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
John must be on a ride, lol.:clap Anyone...

John must be on a ride, lol.:clap

Anyone used his new 1157 led in 1150RT receptacles, does it work replacing 1057s?
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
DERP, lol...just saw that I typed 1056 :huh...new...

DERP, lol...just saw that I typed 1056 :huh...new keyboard.

So my rear turn and brake bulbs say 1057-114 and are silver bottom. There is a smaller bulb under the brake bulb that is a 5008. My...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-28-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 434,544
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Thanks, I will check! My rack has a v-shaped dip...

Thanks, I will check! My rack has a v-shaped dip in it, very torturous, lol.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-28-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 434,544
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Question about adapting new luggage to 2005 RT

Hi guys, my 05 R1150RT has the oem rear upper case that has the bump intrusion into the case itself, so I can't put a helmet in there. Also having the stock rear rack, was wondering if anyone had...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Fogs and Lightbar installed and working GREAT!

Hey John, realized i hadn't gotten back lately on the fogs and the lightbar after you sent me the correct fork clamp! Anyway, went on great, have ridden some at night and OH.MY.GOODNESS that max...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-27-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,064
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Video was awesome, lol, even just drinking an...

Video was awesome, lol, even just drinking an Americano with a cinnamon shot :D

My son turned 21 and may possibly graduate from college with a job, and my wife is busy showing dogs...this may be...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-26-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,064
Posted By Ricky Chuck
(drumming fingers)

I've said it before but it bears repeating...I wanna be Romanousky when I grow up...or when I was his age...I forget now what I said the first time :rofl

This lack of video is making my intentions...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-21-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 866
Views: 173,376
Posted By Ricky Chuck
:eek1 Holy Crap, glad you are still upright, man!...

:eek1 Holy Crap, glad you are still upright, man!

It is tough realizing our heroes are also made of clay :huh...but hey...

I STILL PLAY VAN HALEN EVEN THOUGH THEY SUCKED ON KIMMEL :clap

Get...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-11-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 866
Views: 173,376
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I'd slap a nun for one of those jobs, lol...

I'd slap a nun for one of those jobs, lol (staring at a project plan 600 rows deep) :huh
Forum: Road Warriors 02-27-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 434,544
Posted By Ricky Chuck
My 05 RT just went to 24k...I may as well scrap...

My 05 RT just went to 24k...I may as well scrap it, lol. AND the servos are working great! :D
Forum: Road Warriors 02-25-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 434,544
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Thanks for the response, TSRT97, so it appears...

Thanks for the response, TSRT97, so it appears they are there just to isolate shield from the frame? Did you find one about the same height as the stub on which it sits?
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Panzer did you ever figure this out? I have seen...

Panzer did you ever figure this out? I have seen some testimonials that make me think you would have that option using either the audio in or the aux input. I just got it and intend to jump my audio...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-25-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 434,544
Posted By Ricky Chuck
After the quick-disconnect arc, I have a question about windshield frame components

I replaced the stock shield on my 05 RT with an Aeroflow, and when I was removing it from the arms and frame I discovered there were supposed to be four rubber grommets that look like they sit on the...
Forum: Vendors 02-24-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Sanjoh, clamps arrived, they fit, woohoo :). I...

Sanjoh, clamps arrived, they fit, woohoo :). I also realized i left the others on my desk under some papers so will send them off tomorrow. Busy week, fabbing time will be hard to find, but something...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-23-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 173,376
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Neither do I, lol, but sometimes my timeline gets...

Neither do I, lol, but sometimes my timeline gets horked and I have to make up time at night, and by golly if i"m gonna hit a deer I want to see its eyes smoking from 6-7k lumens of awesome right...
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Sanjoh I know the spots in the lightbar are...

Sanjoh I know the spots in the lightbar are smaller than the 30s...a large amount? I guess i was expecting M30s reach until I realized they were smaller...hmm, two more M30s somewhere...:huh:wink:
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
OK, I was able to get a few pics Saturday night...

OK, I was able to get a few pics Saturday night before the bad stuff started in, lol. It doesn't quite reflect how bright it is, but does ok.
...
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Morning! Well I put the lightbar back on the...

Morning! Well I put the lightbar back on the fender and it seems sturdy so here is what I propose. Since I provided the bogus diameter number I will send back the current clamps and you can send me...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 1,073,075
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Hi John, well I got the clamps in, unfortunately...

Hi John, well I got the clamps in, unfortunately the service guy at the BMW shop misquoted the size to me, I think he was giving me fork travel, and not diameter of the fork down by the fender.
...
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