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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,475
Posted By SepticSkeptic
The Border Patrol guys are good to talk to. They...

The Border Patrol guys are good to talk to. They are a wealth of info about back roads. They also can tell you the places to avoid. I often stopped to BS with them when I saw them out in the back...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
Just an update. The clutch shaft can be replaced...

Just an update. The clutch shaft can be replaced without splitting the case or removing the seals, bearings, etc. I was able to fish out the broken half with a magnet past the seal. I did however...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
Here's a pic from Oaxacuzano. ...

Here's a pic from Oaxacuzano. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14039194&postcount=18079

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3359/4643573324_f3024b0f3d_b.jpg


Mine broke in the same...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
http://img830.imageshack.us/img830/9169/os1u.jpg ...

http://img830.imageshack.us/img830/9169/os1u.jpg

http://img152.imageshack.us/img152/1481/os2.jpg

http://img510.imageshack.us/img510/5346/shaftcat.jpg

Questions:
Can this part be replaced...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
:dunno Mine looks the same, I didn't bleed the...

:dunno
Mine looks the same, I didn't bleed the rear before I left. "If it ain't broke..." :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-01-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15,415
Views: 1,261,152
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I have both state atlases and a Garmin GPS. The...

I have both state atlases and a Garmin GPS. The GPS however has the no topo bug because of Garmins retarded update. I don't have the discs or a disc drive in my notebook to reinstall everything, so...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-29-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15,415
Views: 1,261,152
Posted By SepticSkeptic
Thanks :thumb I'll check that out.

Thanks :thumb I'll check that out.
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I somehow managed to sever my speedo/odo cable. ...

I somehow managed to sever my speedo/odo cable. For the life of me I can't find the other end. :lol3 Does it hook into the harness behind the light, or run back toward ECU? :huh
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-29-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15,415
Views: 1,261,152
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I've been wandering around the west for a few...

I've been wandering around the west for a few months now. After stopping to get tires in Phoenix I just sorta randomly searched my atlas for a dirt route south and/or east. I apparently ended up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-22-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,866
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I left Moab a day before this happened. I didn't...

I left Moab a day before this happened. I didn't see this particular ranger but I spoke with a few while wandering around for a week. All were pleasant and I had some candid disussions about my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-22-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By SepticSkeptic
Dunno why anyone would want to ride there. :dunno

Dunno why anyone would want to ride there. :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
Yeah, while riding in Bend OR, one of my pegs...

Yeah, while riding in Bend OR, one of my pegs began to feel like a pivot peg. I looked down and one bolt broke, the other completely pulled the insert out. The weld, all the way around the insert...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I actually had good results with my stock Varta. ...

I actually had good results with my stock Varta. I had over 8500 miles on it and only swapped it out before this trip as a preventative measure. It was still going strong. The battery that failed...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
You're right. Just got back. I tested the...

You're right. Just got back. I tested the voltage, but didn't load test it. It was a 2 month old battery. Charging system is working okay 14.8v. I'm back in action. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
UPDATE: On a whim, just to confirm before...

UPDATE:

On a whim, just to confirm before walking over to the Yamaha dealer I asked someone for a jump start. While trouble shooting out in the desert, even though the battery read 13.sumthin...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I didn't get new tires 'til Boise. Oh yes, many...

I didn't get new tires 'til Boise. Oh yes, many falls were had. I've crashed in snow and ice in several states now. I haven't been taking pics of ALL my crashes... I'd use up all my memory:lol3 ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
Good to know, cause the one dealership here in...

Good to know, cause the one dealership here in Moab is Yamaha. :thumb

Edit: How did you figure that one out anyway? Nice find.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
But, from what I remember, Washington has a ready...

But, from what I remember, Washington has a ready made beer-colder-maker, it's called "outside".

http://img189.imageshack.us/img189/7202/p1010412r.jpg

:lol3

You're giving up all that,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
:lol3 So I'll see you again in Yuma when I pass...

:lol3 So I'll see you again in Yuma when I pass through AZ?
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I'll give 'em a call tomorrow. :thumb Got...

I'll give 'em a call tomorrow. :thumb

Got the bike back about an hour ago. Took most of the day to get out there and back in a 4x4.


This is probably just a hiccup, I'm not scrubbing the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I think it's the big one to the right of those...

I think it's the big one to the right of those three. I tried swapping all three of the little ones just in case though. Didn't work. Pretty sure it's the big one that is the problem. It seems to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
Update, and question, from the road. I'm...

Update, and question, from the road.

I'm over 6k mi into my trip, in Moab. Yesterday I went out on White Rim trail. I hit reserve just before getting to the gate where it's closed due to the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-12-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,678
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I'm interested as well. I've been wandering...

I'm interested as well. I've been wandering around the west, about 6k mi now. In Moab at the moment, be here another week or so before heading down to NM. I know very little about NM and where the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 81,585
Posted By SepticSkeptic
http://d.imagehost.org/0881/bmw-c1-e.jpg ...

http://d.imagehost.org/0881/bmw-c1-e.jpg

OP's dream bike.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-23-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,852
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I'll definitely call first, but it's good to hear...

I'll definitely call first, but it's good to hear they actually have gas, I'd been under the assumption that I'd best not plan on it being available. Even at $7.50 it'd be well worth it. I've already...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
:eek1 I thought it was the 10th for some reason. ...

:eek1 I thought it was the 10th for some reason. Hmmm... now where do I go. Gonna have to make some adjustments. :lol3






And work on my reading comprehension apparently.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-22-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,852
Posted By SepticSkeptic
Nice timing. :lol3 :clap I am traveling...

Nice timing. :lol3 :clap

I am traveling north toward Bend from Orange County, in Reno atm. I've been thinking of heading up thru Soldier Meadows, but north of that I had no idea what would be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-22-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 81,891
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I did the western section up to where it hooks up...

I did the western section up to where it hooks up to the 395 just north of Bridgeport, then fueled up in Bridgeport and swapped to the eastern route up and into Reno. I'm in Reno now. Maintenance day...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 81,891
Posted By SepticSkeptic
Thanks for the heads up, I'm i Bishop atm. Glad...

Thanks for the heads up, I'm i Bishop atm. Glad I checked back. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,138
Posted By SepticSkeptic
My ER6i's finally gave up the ghost. I loved the...

My ER6i's finally gave up the ghost. I loved the fit, the highs, and the clarity, but percussion instruments lacked punch. I've learned this is fairly typical of dual armature driver headphones. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 81,891
Posted By SepticSkeptic
Leaving this morning from Orange County. ...

Leaving this morning from Orange County. Meandering my way up toward your area 90% offroad. I have family in Minden/Reno/Tahoe that I'll be visiting as I pass through on my way up north, so I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
Bluhduh Halp!

I have BD LED's all round w/ a 2 lead relay. LED signals no longer work. I'm trouble shooting it, thinking the relay might be faulty, and all everyone local carries is 3 lead relays. What is the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-18-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 11,023
Posted By SepticSkeptic
So where are you guys camping out at tonight?

So where are you guys camping out at tonight?
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I was talking about the Symtec wiring not the...

I was talking about the Symtec wiring not the TE610 light, hence the diagram showing the Symtec kit with the red ground. Look at the diagram in the link. I have the Symtec red wires shown, labeled...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
The red IS the ground. At least according to the...

The red IS the ground. At least according to the wiring diagram.
http://www.hiperf.com/ATV/acatalog/instructions115088.pdf
I guess they like to buck convention or something. I'm thinking that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
Yeah, a fuzeblock and relay might have been the...

Yeah, a fuzeblock and relay might have been the way to go. Cuz I'm thoroughly confused now. I wired my heaters to the park light, given that I have the LED and don't use it anymore.

Main...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
Dunno yet. Afraid to ask. :lol3

Dunno yet. Afraid to ask. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I thought you just wanted to do the Oct 10th ride...

I thought you just wanted to do the Oct 10th ride in Bend. Didn't know you took time.:waysad Sorry. George still has my motor. :twitch Talked to him yesterday said he was replacing those broken...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
No. Why didn't I think of that. Running Georges...

No. Why didn't I think of that. Running Georges LED, (.95Amps, 12.4 watts) :evil so that could be the ticket. :thumb

I thought about a fuzeblock, but I'm not running enough accessories to make...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,859
Posted By SepticSkeptic
I'm installing heated grips (Symtec), What is a...

I'm installing heated grips (Symtec), What is a good place to tap into accessory power? I'd rather do that than run straight off the battery to prevent me from doing something stupid like leaving...
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