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Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 34,017
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Thumb Nothing but love for the ce-605

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap Hi JR,,,,,,,,I am also in the CE-605 camp as you already know, and have nothing but PRAISE for the unit and my vendor, Jack @ RoadsterCycle.
I installed it on 10/21/13...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 34,017
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Wink Thanks for keeping me current

:wink: Hi Sarath,,,it has been awhile since I was diving into all the mire of regulator/rectifiers,,,obviously things have changed in nomenclature with respect to how Shindengen designates the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-20-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 34,017
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Thumbs down SHUNT-STYLE R/R'S are NOT an up-grade

:wink::wink::wink:Hi Sarathmenon,,,,if you can return this R/R for a refund,I would, I will tell you why>>>>>>the SH in the prefix of the model # indicates that this is still a "shunt style"...
Forum: The Garage 12-29-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 327,477
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Wink Correct, but not the whole story

:norton:norton:norton Hi Don, this is absolutely correct, but only half of the "successful-install-equation", given the described scenario: extreme cold ambient temps, bike left parked long enough...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 144,235
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Wink Chinese Knock-off Stators

:norton:norton:norton PLUS-1 on all of the above, and by the way, the cheap Chinese stator that I got off of Ebay has been installed for over a year and more than 15,000 miles, it is still charging...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,650
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Just Sharing, Still Learning, Hope this helps.

:norton:norton:norton A couple of weeks ago I was on a major boulevard and heard sirens as I was approaching a blind intersection and instinctively started slowing down, the woman behind me was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,353
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Wink Don't Fret

:deal:deal:deal
Tessalino,,,,,,this is just part of learning,,,look at it this way,,,,you got that first drop over with and your mount got its first "character scars",,,,leave them for awhile, don't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-04-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 144,235
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Wink Just A Thought

:norton Hi 3rd Uncle,,,,,,,,,I can't comment on the "factory-fix" of the ventilated stator, however there is a MUCH more cost effective alternative that you should check out. It is called a CE-605...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 16,599
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Question Ignition gremlins

:eek1 H Shanek,,,Regarding the ECU, a Dyna 3000 will fit, plug and play, plus it has a feature on the back side that will tell you if the pick-up coil is sending a signal to it.
Regarding the...
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 327,477
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Wink Nothing Wrong with Lithiums If properly sized

:norton:norton:norton Hi Tom,,,
I do not know the exact max wattage of your FJR's stator, but I will say with all confidence that the problem that you experienced with your Shorai LFX 18 was...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Hi There,,,,,,,, I think you might get a better...

Hi There,,,,,,,,
I think you might get a better response if you move this down to the "Flea Market".
Best Regards,
THUMPER>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,450
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
I am fairly new here and am glad that someone...

I am fairly new here and am glad that someone "bumped" this thread or I never would have found it.
IMHO, truly a fine dissertation that can be applied to many other areas of life outside the dunes....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,444
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Thumb Wish I had said this

:clap:clap:clapVery eloquently stated.
Wish I had your communication skills.
THUMPER>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,444
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Question Are we feeling fanatical???

:huh:huh:huh
I guess you just do not get it, and it seems that you have not ridden in other parts of the world. Just because a particular practice is neither condoned nor recognized in your local,...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 327,477
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Thumb I Have to Agree

:clap:clap:clap +++1 TO INFINITY
I have had similar EXCELLENT Customer Service & Support from these people, and their person in charge of such matters, Kathy Nichoson, is absolutely THE best....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,190
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Wink Just Sharing, Still Learning, Hope this helps.

:wink:
Hi, glad this did not end worse for you. I feel compelled to share a thought, when I was younger, someone much older and wiser told me,"be more concerned with what you cannot see than what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,474
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Question Just Curious

[QUOTE=randyo;2506LEOs knew that it was me that they were talking about (because of what I do for work, and who my clients are, I have a lot of "public visibility", as much as some politicians.)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Wink Keep it simple

To the original poster,,,
Can you completely remove the battery from the bike???? by doing so it will negate ANY confusion that you may have about the CANBUS or whether you have things hooked up...
Forum: Face plant 08-16-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,978
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
:norton Hi James,,,, Don't sell your bike...

:norton Hi James,,,,
Don't sell your bike unless that is what YOU truly want to do.
In most cases, friends and family who do not ride, do not really understand and only mean well when they tell you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 144,235
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Thumb Emergency amp hour supplementation

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:norton Mikey,,,,if you have room on board,,,you can hook up in parallel to your battery a large automotive AGM, it will have a huge amp hour capacity relative to a motorcycle's needs and you...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 327,477
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Wink Trying to be helpful

:norton My understanding is that the LiFePos chemistry is very stable compared to the type of Lithium batteries used in cell-phones, laptops, and jet liners. The risk of "thermal runaway" is nearly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,862
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Wink Much more than a "Toy"

:wink: Same here, I ride for a living, motorcycle courier based out of Los Angeles, Calif.. But you got me beat on the car, I don't have one.
THUMPER>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,352
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
You will find it to be quite diverse financially,...

You will find it to be quite diverse financially, culturally, and ethnically.
In essence, "a seat for every butt", whatever is your comfort zone, you are likely to find it .
Wishing you the best on...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,352
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Wink Los Angeles, Southern Calif.,

:wink::wink::wink:
Hi and welcome to L.A., So Cal.
I live about 12 or 15 minutes north of downtown Burbank and can be in downtown L.A. or MacArthur park in 30 or 40 minutes, even with traffic.
If...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,408
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Question High miles??????

:wink::wink::wink: I am currently riding an '01 V*650,,,she will most likely turn 200,000 before mid August, maybe sooner, 197,6?? as of this afternoon.
The ride before this one was an '82 Virago...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
I always stop and inquire if help is needed if...

I always stop and inquire if help is needed if I'm not pushing a deadline on a delivery, especially here in So.Cal., does not matter what kind of bike or rider.
I just figure it as a way of building...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,112
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Thumb Checking in

:clap:clap:clap Hi Cy,,,,
I have the CE-605 installed since 10/21/13 and over 12,000 miles
on it paired to a "cheap-Chinese knockoff" stator. The cheapest stator that I could find on Ebay (due only...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
:wink::wink::wink: To the OP, if you are going to...

:wink::wink::wink: To the OP, if you are going to go to the trouble/expense of replacing your reg/rect. I will recommend that you replace with a Series style as opposed to OEM.
A Series style...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,310
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Hi Markr,,, Without knowing the specifics of...

Hi Markr,,,
Without knowing the specifics of your application, I can say that what you have described is typical LiFePo behavior of a battery that is undersized ( does not have adequate Ah reserve...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Hi, It has been my experience that visual...

Hi,
It has been my experience that visual checks are not very useful aside from the very obvious (broken/cracked insulation).
Best diagnostic I have found is using a multi-meter and checking the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 144,235
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Hi Cycleman,,, I agree with all that you have...

Hi Cycleman,,,
I agree with all that you have posted, but would like to add.
Stator output is always at 100% capacity without regard to electrical demands when voltage is regulated by a shunt type ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 144,235
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Eek :ear:ear:ear Stator failure is a common occurance...

:ear:ear:ear Stator failure is a common occurance with a 3 piece charging system and is not limited to any particular brand or model. Stators live in hot oil, are subject to vibration, self-generated...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,575
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Question Has any one ever tried?????

Hi All,,,
Just thought I'd ask since the OP was "thinkin-out loud", and we are discussing sealing rims and welding and the way Woody does it with super glues and all.
Has any body tried or heard of...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Wink :clap:clap:clap I have had very good luck with...

:clap:clap:clap I have had very good luck with Seafoam . Some people think it is a waste of $$$, I however have seen it clean intake valve deposits , reduce or clear gunk out of carb float bowls, and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 144,235
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Thumb Maybe a solution

:clap:clap:clap Since I have started using a Series style Reg/rect. instead of a Shunt style, like the OEM, I have stopped having "cooked stator syndrome". The cover and associated wiring run...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 144,235
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Wink :huh:huh:huh Hi VtBob,,,, Since no one else...

:huh:huh:huh
Hi VtBob,,,,
Since no one else has chimed in to this point, I will offer my thoughts. Carry a known good spare, it wont take up much space, the biggest hassle of "failures far from...
Forum: Face plant 05-29-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,814
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
:clap:clap:clap Heh, I'm glad that this session...

:clap:clap:clap
Heh, I'm glad that this session of vehicular-intercourse did not turn out as bad as it well could have.

I credit your being a "pro-active " rider as being the difference between...
Forum: Face plant 05-27-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,676
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Did you have to do the daily scrubbing with the...

Did you have to do the daily scrubbing with the vegetable brush routine????? It was called debridement the last time I had serious road rash.
THUMPER>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 144,235
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
Thumb Another vote for Series style R/R

:wink::wink::wink: I have about 10,000 miles on my series style reg/rect. and my cheap Chinese knock-off stator is still charging like the day I installed it. Operating temps are noticeably lower....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 99,635
Posted By GETTHUMPER2
I would guess the EarthX ETX 36, due to the form...

I would guess the EarthX ETX 36, due to the form factor.
I think AntiGrav can supply a battery with greater AH capacity but I think it has a larger case, so depending on the intended application and...
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