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Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17,034
Views: 2,167,176
Posted By dwayne
Yes, that is how hasenwork (sp?) designed his to...

Yes, that is how hasenwork (sp?) designed his to work. I have heard of people doing this to the TT tanks as well.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-26-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 383,413
Posted By dwayne
I am assuming this is not going to be a dual...

I am assuming this is not going to be a dual sport trailer?

For a trailer that will see corduroy gravel roads, rocky mining roads and maybe a little single track (this is my definition of dual...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-25-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 383,413
Posted By dwayne
The way I envision this set up would be that it...

The way I envision this set up would be that it you could run it off the brake lights (via a relay) and/or select a push button application. It would probably be of more use for unpaved decent. I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-24-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 383,413
Posted By dwayne
What about a 12v linear actuator?

What about a 12v linear actuator?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17,034
Views: 2,167,176
Posted By dwayne
I completely agree. I was surprised and...

I completely agree. I was surprised and concerned that they would be screwing over motorcyclists when first reading about this, then on reading the details I realized it was more about posture than...
Forum: Canada 05-20-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,182
Posted By dwayne
Another point to ponder...when it becomes more...

Another point to ponder...when it becomes more difficult to challenge a ticket, will the chances of errors, lapses in diligence, or outright unethical behaviour on the part of enforcement change? ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17,034
Views: 2,167,176
Posted By dwayne
I have had some success "honing" the nylon. I...

I have had some success "honing" the nylon. I disassemble the cylinder cut a chunk of the brownish red scotchbrite and place it in a cotterpin and chuck the cotter pin into a drill. I am careful to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17,034
Views: 2,167,176
Posted By dwayne
Quebec mandates winter tires no exception for...

Quebec mandates winter tires no exception for Motorcycles. The only other province that has a requirement for snow (or M&S) tires is BC, and I believe they exempt motorcycles.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17,034
Views: 2,167,176
Posted By dwayne
I would suggest looking very closely at the...

I would suggest looking very closely at the master. Is the dust boot intact? Can the piston move freely into the nylon sleeve? I had a problem with the piston hanging up on the nylon guide sleeve...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,546
Posted By dwayne
She is good people, AND her efforts support a lot...

She is good people, AND her efforts support a lot of local riding clubs. Not the cheapest, but even for met that isn't everything:D
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,182
Posted By dwayne
Really. I know how many bad Alberta drivers...

Really. I know how many bad Alberta drivers there are. I know that we are not alone, from personal experience with BC drivers.

I haven't ridden in BC (except to get to logging roads)...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,182
Posted By dwayne
You think traffic court is the same as criminal...

You think traffic court is the same as criminal court?!?
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By dwayne
Just remember to check the flow rate, as it will...

Just remember to check the flow rate, as it will change with the viscosity of the oil you are using for a given setting.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By dwayne
Also on a BMW F650GS dakar. I found the rear...

Also on a BMW F650GS dakar. I found the rear master cylinder was hanging up the piston and not releasing pressure. There is a nylon sleeve to guide the piston in the non pressure portion of the...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By dwayne
ATF...whatever is cheap

ATF...whatever is cheap
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17,034
Views: 2,167,176
Posted By dwayne
Wayne, I was a little unclear; which model of...

Wayne, I was a little unclear; which model of plug is working for the single sparks?
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By dwayne
I have done that to. It can be a problem with a...

I have done that to. It can be a problem with a rim lock though.
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By dwayne
just don't try it on a tube tire....

just don't try it on a tube tire....
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By dwayne
Sometimes I carry a small plastic bottle of dish...

Sometimes I carry a small plastic bottle of dish soap and in a pinch can use it to lube the bead. I prefer to see them seat dry so the tire is less likely to spin on the wheel. Very useful stuff,...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5,849
Views: 481,425
Posted By dwayne
Don't forget forestry. They made a mess of...

Don't forget forestry. They made a mess of maintained designated single track a few years back in McLean. They close roads for private access in Alberta.

On the other hand I have been to a lot...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17,034
Views: 2,167,176
Posted By dwayne
As Far as I can tell that it is that particular...

As Far as I can tell that it is that particular IC. I am probably going to go with the new BMSC as well. I could not replicate the intermittent correct function, so I may have just had bad contacts...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17,034
Views: 2,167,176
Posted By dwayne
After I moved the battery in front of the fuel...

After I moved the battery in front of the fuel tank, I moved the regulator to where the battery used to be. It seems fine there and I have never seen an over voltage on my volt meter.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,003
Posted By dwayne
Has he ridden with you? Could it be he has...

Has he ridden with you?

Could it be he has a better perspective on your ability to handle a SS than you do?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,080
Posted By dwayne
If you are referring to the case in Quebec you...

If you are referring to the case in Quebec you are missing some of the facts. Like the motorist was in the fast lane stopped and out of her car, in conditions were she had the opportunity to move...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By dwayne
Plasiti-dip. easy to use, peels off when you get...

Plasiti-dip. easy to use, peels off when you get sick of it. Comes in clear or some other basic colours.
http://www.plastidip.com/
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17,034
Views: 2,167,176
Posted By dwayne
It weighs 10lbs positioned fairly high on the...

It weighs 10lbs positioned fairly high on the bike? I have no idea why a right side exhaust is better than a left side, unless it is getting in the way of some other farkel.

Edit I see the OP...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17,034
Views: 2,167,176
Posted By dwayne
The first thing I would do is check the battery...

The first thing I would do is check the battery connections and ground. Given your symptoms is MIGHT be that but probably not. However it is cheap and easy.

Wayne is the guru on these things,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-14-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 105,567
Posted By dwayne
I think we were 3.5 days, less repair stops and...

I think we were 3.5 days, less repair stops and side trips to cripple creek via mosquito pass
Forum: Canada 03-11-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5,849
Views: 481,425
Posted By dwayne
what oil specification does your owners manual...

what oil specification does your owners manual ask for?
Forum: Canada 03-10-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5,849
Views: 481,425
Posted By dwayne
on the API seal EC stands for energy conserving,...

on the API seal EC stands for energy conserving, which means friction modifiers are used, and most consider this a no go for wet clutches. This is a common rating in most automotive oils, and can...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5,849
Views: 481,425
Posted By dwayne
Not my experience at all. But then I take care...

Not my experience at all. But then I take care to pick weights without the EC marking on the API seal, like 15w50 ( what used to be "red top").
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,638
Posted By dwayne
Out of curiosity, why do you choose to build a...

Out of curiosity, why do you choose to build a ramp for a 300 lb dirt bike when your trailer deck is 6 to 8" off the ground?
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,832
Posted By dwayne
I remember those, I wish they were still around.

I remember those, I wish they were still around.
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,638
Posted By dwayne
It might have been appropriate to give the thread...

It might have been appropriate to give the thread a more ... Achem ... Descriptive title
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By dwayne
A racetech spring looks to be about $120.00 USD,...

A racetech spring looks to be about $120.00 USD, and then you have done it right.

Note, I don't have an opinion about racetech one way or another about racetech, it was easy to look up.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,864
Posted By dwayne
All of the adv models have 21" fronts, so all of...

All of the adv models have 21" fronts, so all of the 9xx adv have dual disks, as do the later model 640 advs. also it is not an uncommon mod to delete a brake on a dual Disk bike. Having said that...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 94,992
Posted By dwayne
My 98 sc has a bolt slide on the front, a metal...

My 98 sc has a bolt slide on the front, a metal clip at the air box and a dzus faster at the back.
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 659
Views: 94,992
Posted By dwayne
There are variations in subframes. I know the...

There are variations in subframes. I know the SuperComps have aluminum frames and the adventures are steel, for example. The rear fendermount/cross brace is also slightly different to accommodate...
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,238
Posted By dwayne
shocks won't help the OP's problem. For shocks...

shocks won't help the OP's problem. For shocks to have a benefit the "spring" (or elastomer in the case of a torsion axle) has to deform, torsion or spring axle.


The shocks in that picture...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,238
Posted By dwayne
per US gallon or 10 lbs per imp gallon. I...

per US gallon or 10 lbs per imp gallon. I sometimes forget that difference.
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