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Forum: Equipment 10-20-2004, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,851
Posted By HardCoreCommute
first thing to do is dump that belstaff ...

first thing to do is dump that belstaff
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FWIW... I've had a Belstaff Typhoon jacket for four years. I didn't know you were supposed to treat it...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2004, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,511
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Laugh I thought it came from Laugh-in. Anyone remember...

I thought it came from Laugh-in. Anyone remember Fred and Franny Farkle?
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2004, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,965
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Does this thing store any info? I was thinking...

Does this thing store any info? I was thinking of just hooking up both of the power leads to a switched source.

--Jafie
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2003, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,049
Posted By HardCoreCommute
How many Beemer-philes were betting the BMW was...

How many Beemer-philes were betting the BMW was going to come out with a rubber-band 650?. Or a R12CL. Or an RT without cruise control. Or a GT. etc...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2003, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By HardCoreCommute
The latest wrinkle is that I was one of the...

The latest wrinkle is that I was one of the people that had excellent results with the Brisk plugs. I was using an old pair in the lower plug hole and the Bosch +4 in the upper (stock) hole. There...
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2003, 07:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,546
Posted By HardCoreCommute
From a previous post ...

From a previous post
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To order an XMA3 the process is fairly simple...Please send me a PM with your name, email,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2003, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By HardCoreCommute
I think that it was 4.42V

I think that it was 4.42V
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2003, 03:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By HardCoreCommute
That boot on the connector is appearently put on...

That boot on the connector is appearently put on at the factory. The dealer couldn't find a part number for just the boot.

Guzzler--
I tried the ether trick yesterday moring. I didn't find any...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2003, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By HardCoreCommute
The fuel filter is still a suspect but the...

The fuel filter is still a suspect but the problem now seems to be limited only to the mis-fire on low throttle take-off. The other problem may have been a loose TPS connector. Here's a thread that ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2003, 07:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Yes

Yes
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2003, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By HardCoreCommute
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I'd be suspicous of ignition bits. Perhaps replace the plugs with some generic autolites, just to rule that...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2003, 07:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Steve, The rev limiter imitation only happens...

Steve,
The rev limiter imitation only happens when the throttle is snapped wide open. As of this morning is seemed to happen when I was in too high of a gear for the speed (lugging conditions). So...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2003, 06:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Guzzler, Your description sounds like what I...

Guzzler,
Your description sounds like what I did, except that I usually go up to 4000 rpm because that where the motor is at freeway speed (changed the final drive to a 32/10). The idle sync and the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2003, 10:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By HardCoreCommute
R-dubb That is normal for pins 1:2. The TPS...

R-dubb
That is normal for pins 1:2. The TPS sounds fine. Check pins 3:4. They should start high and taper to near 0.0v at WFO
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Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2003, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Unless you are VERY careful or enjoy burning...

Unless you are VERY careful or enjoy burning flesh, I would vote for taking the tupperware off first. You can ride it to warm it up without the Tupperware but if you let it idle for warm-up make sure...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2003, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By HardCoreCommute
I am certainly open to having screwed up the...

I am certainly open to having screwed up the valve adjustment except the I have been driving this thing the last few days and the thing goes like hell unless I really jump on it. So no gas issues ,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2003, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By HardCoreCommute
R-dubb Actually, I did wash the bike and the...

R-dubb
Actually, I did wash the bike and the TPS boot seems to be missing. As for Dumb, From time-to-time I think about applying for the poster-child job for the dumb Hall-of-fame.
The cables...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2003, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Help! Tune-up Screw-up?

This weekend I performed a valve adjust and TB sync tune up. So since I had the TBs exposed, I decided that a Look-see was in order. They were all dirty and yuckee so I sprayed 'em out with carb...
Forum: Vendors 07-25-2003, 09:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,546
Posted By HardCoreCommute
OH MY GAWD! It's so cute and little! ...Did...

OH MY GAWD! It's so cute and little!

...Did I mention? You DA Man.. oh ya, I remember now.
Forum: Vendors 07-24-2003, 07:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,546
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Sorry-- after I re-read my post I saw that I...

Sorry-- after I re-read my post I saw that I wasn't too clear.

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However, while it could (might?) be used to power the Autocom, it...
Forum: Vendors 07-24-2003, 08:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,546
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Bi-power

tesseract,
Now that I have the battery powered unit, I would like to request a place on the waiting list for the bike powered converter thingy.
A question..
will the converter snap onto the 9...
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2003, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By HardCoreCommute
I was getting intermittent ABS fault indications....

I was getting intermittent ABS fault indications. The dealer documented them and said that they would fix the modulator. I had to tell them to look for the service bulletin when they told me that...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2003, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By HardCoreCommute
What did they do that was special? The...

What did they do that was special?

The speedo shops have a gizmo that they connect to to the bike's speedometer that allow them to figure out the actual vs. indicated. Mine was 7.5% optimistic....
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2003, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Here's what I did before the 600 mile service: ...

Here's what I did before the 600 mile service:
Looked in the phone book for speedometer shops that were close.
Called to find one that calibraited the local police agency cars and bikes.
Three...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2003, 08:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,039
Posted By HardCoreCommute
OK! I’m going for it. Booked in at SJBMW for next...

OK! I’m going for it. Booked in at SJBMW for next Tuesday. Gonna bring the wife and we’re callin’ it an adventure! But then every time I do something to the bike it feels like an adventure....
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2003, 08:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,039
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Hey Fish I have couple of sort of related...

Hey Fish
I have couple of sort of related questions... Does the valve cover guard work un-modified? It seems like the lower connection point would be about where the new plug is.
Your new valve...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2003, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,855
Posted By HardCoreCommute
On MRN there was a discussion about the Motronic...

On MRN there was a discussion about the Motronic 2.4. Appearently the pressure is embedded in the circuit board which is why you wouldn't find an input listed.
I lifted this from that discussion:...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2002, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,263
Posted By HardCoreCommute
I have been using the 880's for about 24 K mi....

I have been using the 880's for about 24 K mi. The front tire survived for 12-18K mi. The rear tire had to be replaced at 10K mi after the third nail. The front tire squared off in stead of cupping!...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2002, 08:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,937
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Thumb I used to wear the Nolan N100 and used the PINLOC...

I used to wear the Nolan N100 and used the PINLOC (sp?) insert. It worked great down to 38 f. :thumb (as cold as it gets here) I read a thread somewhere that the PINLOC is available in Europe but...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2002, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By HardCoreCommute
"bike began fishtailing" You mean...

"bike began fishtailing"

You mean FISHtailing? It started to make abusive and rude postings on a bulletin board???:evil

(sorry, I couldn't help myself)
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2002, 11:27 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 36,576
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Where did you get that magic VIN number? Typo? I...

Where did you get that magic VIN number? Typo? I thought the service bulletin pertaining to the rear brake modulator cited VIN ZE67455?...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2002, 04:45 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 36,576
Posted By HardCoreCommute
Look at the other end of the number. The last...

Look at the other end of the number. The last five digits are preceded by two letters.
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2002, 05:09 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 36,576
Posted By HardCoreCommute
YA You betcha... nothin suspicious about ten or...

YA You betcha...
nothin suspicious about ten or so yokals showin up with warentee claims on fried brake modulators.

Everything that I have though of would leave a mark.
My first choice was an...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2002, 06:11 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 36,576
Posted By HardCoreCommute
What about getting the NHTSA involved? Anybody...

What about getting the NHTSA involved? Anybody know if Arch or anyone else has complained to these guys? My concern is that during a collision-avoidance panic stop, a little bump in the road will...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2002, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By HardCoreCommute
If you want more "mid-range" power....get the...

If you want more "mid-range" power....get the mo-fo into the mid range (like Stephen sez). I did it with a 32/10 final drive. At 80 mph I'm doin' 4400rpm. When I twist the little thingy at the end of...
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