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Forum: Vendors 07-03-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 367,221
Posted By avocadofarmer
I was recently able to get in touch with Nicole...

I was recently able to get in touch with Nicole at Mosko and she said a bunch of the bags will be going out Monday and even offered to send mine overnight in order to make it in time for a trip I'm...
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 367,221
Posted By avocadofarmer
Paid $335 for an item that was promised to be in...

Paid $335 for an item that was promised to be in stock 'Mid June.' I'm patient, but I bought this item well in advance of a planned trip and at the VERY minimum need to know whether or not I need to...
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 367,221
Posted By avocadofarmer
I ordered my R40 about two weeks ago...emails...

I ordered my R40 about two weeks ago...emails sent, nothing heard back...

Anyone have an idea?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-22-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 30,526
Posted By avocadofarmer
Gotta love this site. Thanks for sharing. ...

Gotta love this site.

Thanks for sharing.

:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,519
Posted By avocadofarmer
Plenty of violence aimed at BLM and federal...

Plenty of violence aimed at BLM and federal employees across the west lately. They've pry had enough!

I can only imagine how much traffic is on the WRT these days. What kind of experience is it?
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,739
Posted By avocadofarmer
Thanks for the replies. I was thinking of how to...

Thanks for the replies. I was thinking of how to skip cutting the wire at each pull box but couldn't figure out a good way of doing it. It would be ideal, but it seemed like I would need a team of...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,739
Posted By avocadofarmer
Oh those Polaris things look pretty nice...I'll...

Oh those Polaris things look pretty nice...I'll look around and try to find prices. I'll need 24 of them so lets hope they're cheap!
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,739
Posted By avocadofarmer
Connecting wires...

So I pulled 1500' of #6 wire (and a #8 ground) for a 480v 3 phase pump project I've got going on. I put pull boxes at approx 200' and I cut the wires at the pull boxes. Now I need to connect it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,720
Posted By avocadofarmer
No one is stopping anyone from walking...yet.

No one is stopping anyone from walking...yet.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-23-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,457
Posted By avocadofarmer
Lots of cops, sand and blind driveways and...

Lots of cops, sand and blind driveways and corners in De Luz...

You pass my farm in Vid #2.....not gonna say where tho ;)

:lol3
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-09-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 54,579
Posted By avocadofarmer
Two months ago I walked up to Telescope. It was...

Two months ago I walked up to Telescope. It was incredible. Could have stayed up there for hours...if not for the cold wind.

Thanks for the pics, so much I need to see.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-21-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 16,336
Posted By avocadofarmer
The one thing we don't have in this world is a...

The one thing we don't have in this world is a shortage of people, so lets forget the rules and let things sort themselves out.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-14-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,277
Posted By avocadofarmer
less of a puddle, more of a pond

less of a puddle, more of a pond
Forum: Face Plant 12-20-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,777
Posted By avocadofarmer
Capital punishment should be the verdict for that...

Capital punishment should be the verdict for that car driver. Going that speed down a street like that is like shooting a gun into a crowd. Idiot.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By avocadofarmer
I've got 17k on my 06 and the cats seem to be...

I've got 17k on my 06 and the cats seem to be fine. Bike runs great. SW intake setup, properly jetted, tank still vents through the charcoal filter, but the stuff that went to the carb is gone.
...
Forum: Face Plant 10-21-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,698
Posted By avocadofarmer
Looks like your line was on a bit of a...

Looks like your line was on a bit of a ridge...kinda like that results from an area on a dirt road outside of the typical tire tracks. Loose dirt piles up in this area and makes things extra...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-03-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 623,216
Posted By avocadofarmer
Temecula / Fallbrook, Ca. About 45 min north of...

Temecula / Fallbrook, Ca. About 45 min north of San Diego.

I've got a 35 acre avocado farm out in the middle of what feels like nowhere. Very secluded and quiet, but not all that far from town...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-26-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 36,730
Posted By avocadofarmer
Great stuff! :freaky

Great stuff! :freaky
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-16-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,842
Posted By avocadofarmer
You might also consider whacking her mirror off.

You might also consider whacking her mirror off.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,984
Posted By avocadofarmer
Stick to the OE front sprocket!!!

Stick to the OE front sprocket!!!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,015
Posted By avocadofarmer
These things aren't 50 year old pieces of farm...

These things aren't 50 year old pieces of farm equipment...if its really cold, just give it a minute and go lightly until engine temp comes up!
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,506
Posted By avocadofarmer
I'd make the claim that petrol fuels are and have...

I'd make the claim that petrol fuels are and have been heavily subsidized in some manner for a long, long time.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-31-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 36,730
Posted By avocadofarmer
Oh brother...I'm jealous! If you want a...

Oh brother...I'm jealous!

If you want a place to throw your tent down in So Cal, hit me up. Could ride for a day too.
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By avocadofarmer
I think I'm set! For some reason, the DC...

I think I'm set!

For some reason, the DC irrigation controllers cost about double what the AC ones cost...I'll just rig up a solar system and go straight to 24VAC with that converter and be good...
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By avocadofarmer
Thanks for the info, fellas... The...

Thanks for the info, fellas...

The controller opens 24vAC solenoids. I'm not exactly sure how they work, if it is a pulse signal one time to open or of it holds voltage for the entire...
Forum: Face Plant 05-27-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,001
Posted By avocadofarmer
If it's hot, there's no way I'm going to suffer...

If it's hot, there's no way I'm going to suffer under my suit. Just have to play the odds...
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By avocadofarmer
Converting 12v to 110v

So I need an irrigation controller for my farm. The problem is that the controller I need/want is not available in a 12v model. I'm looking at options, and was wondering if it would be possible to...
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,506
Posted By avocadofarmer
I ran B100 for a few thousand miles in a Duramax,...

I ran B100 for a few thousand miles in a Duramax, a couple of TDI's, tractors. It worked great for me...smells really good and made things run smooth. Loss of mileage, maybe 5%. Hard to say.
...
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,904
Posted By avocadofarmer
Thanks for the replies, fellas... The pipe...

Thanks for the replies, fellas...

The pipe is, in some places, 4 ft off the ground. This is due to the rocky nature of the ground underneath it. It is the special UV rated pipe, but I would like...
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,904
Posted By avocadofarmer
PVC pipe fire protection

So I've got a 4" Sch 80 PVC irrigation line that runs up a 50% slope for about 300'. It's not buried because of giant rocks underground. There was originally a 8' wide corridor cut through the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,882
Posted By avocadofarmer
T63 front Heidenau rear Good for 8k...

T63 front

Heidenau rear

Good for 8k miles in most cases
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-20-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,592
Posted By avocadofarmer
I'd be interested in a physics based explanation...

I'd be interested in a physics based explanation of the system and how it works...

Anyone know what it does?

Stiffen the front end under hard braking would keep it from standing up, but is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 24,415
Posted By avocadofarmer
I'd be worried about the effectiveness of my...

I'd be worried about the effectiveness of my locktite procedure.

Use the correct formula?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-18-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,753
Posted By avocadofarmer
A few years ago my pops bought a GS. I helped...

A few years ago my pops bought a GS. I helped him remove it from the bed of the truck with a fork lift. Should have taken a picture.
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,023
Posted By avocadofarmer
It usually remains connected to my truck for two...

It usually remains connected to my truck for two or three days straight. I don't think any connection is made between the two batteries when the ignition is turned off though...

I usually drive...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,023
Posted By avocadofarmer
I think I'll start with the self resetting...

I think I'll start with the self resetting breaker....that sounds fairly cheap.

I actually use this thing weekly, so it should get a pretty fair chance to charge up from the truck.

The...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,023
Posted By avocadofarmer
Dump trailer electrical stuffs

A few months ago I bought a dump trailer. It's great. I push a button and all the shit comes out of the back of it. It's worked great until today.

It has a big car battery in a box which is...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-18-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 19,528
Posted By avocadofarmer
I hate the crunch of gears going from neutral to...

I hate the crunch of gears going from neutral to first. That's most of it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-03-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By avocadofarmer
i got one

i got one
Forum: Face Plant 11-25-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 37,053
Posted By avocadofarmer
Go West Young Man is a ride report that I'll...

Go West Young Man is a ride report that I'll remember forever.
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