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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-14-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 93,972
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: 5,268
Views: 448,783
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: 5,268
Views: 448,783
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: 5,268
Views: 448,783
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: 4,919
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: 34
Views: 4,941
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: 4,919
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: 692
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: 8,247
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: 643
Views: 90,436
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: 643
Views: 90,436
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: 2,919
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: 2,919
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.
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,061,458
Posted By dwayne
I think the harness was as it should be. I...

I think the harness was as it should be. I checked for continuity on all of the bmsc connectors against each of the actuator connector. i would presume there should only be continuity on one bmsc...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,061,458
Posted By dwayne
I edited my last post Wayne. Could you let me...

I edited my last post Wayne. Could you let me know where to find the specific pdf you are talking about? I have poked around on your crossroads page and I am quite possibly to dense to find it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,061,458
Posted By dwayne
I have 49.7 ohms between 1 and 4, & 49.2 between...

I have 49.7 ohms between 1 and 4, & 49.2 between 2 & 3. everything else open. I would imagine that variance is within tolerance.

I just checked the harness, I am only getting continuity on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,061,458
Posted By dwayne
That's very kind of you sir!

That's very kind of you sir!
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,061,458
Posted By dwayne
Hmmm a stepper motor, would you have any idea on...

Hmmm a stepper motor, would you have any idea on which pins should have/not have continuity? My thought is there might be a short in the windings, or perhaps the motor isn't "storing" correctly when...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,061,458
Posted By dwayne
Well it appears you might be on to something. I...

Well it appears you might be on to something. I unplugged a few sensors and when I got to the "idle control device"

06 13 53 2 345 868 IDLE CONTROL DEVICE 0.25 1 $99.71

The draw dropped...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,061,458
Posted By dwayne
I did think about that, and I may just do that, ...

I did think about that, and I may just do that, I was hoping for something that was a bit more elegant without costing too much.
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,061,458
Posted By dwayne
Hmmm, what do you think the best way to proceed...

Hmmm, what do you think the best way to proceed is? (And thanks for the info)

I think the draw might be closer to .5a. I think the other .05 is from the dash clock, as it remains when the bmsc...
Forum: Canada 02-22-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5,268
Views: 448,783
Posted By dwayne
This might be a bit of a long shot but I to...

This might be a bit of a long shot but I to borrow need a KTM 950/990 adv. front left caliper for a fit up. Not as Ideal, I could come to the KTM with my current caliper and see if it fits you bike,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,061,458
Posted By dwayne
02 Dakar, non abs. I am getting .55a draw on the...

02 Dakar, non abs. I am getting .55a draw on the BMSC (key off). Is there a common problem I would look for?

This was tested BMSC connected then disconnected, so I am reasonable certain the draw...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,919
Posted By dwayne
400 lbs is only 40 gallons of water so 8, 5...

400 lbs is only 40 gallons of water so 8, 5 gallon pails...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-11-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 364,114
Posted By dwayne
Lift front wheel on and clamp in place. Lift...

Lift front wheel on and clamp in place. Lift rear wheel on and secure?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,148
Posted By dwayne
Seeing as I am not police, I can't answer that,...

Seeing as I am not police, I can't answer that, nor do I care about the probability only the possibility. All I was doing was pointing out that mirrors are useless when standing on the pegs, and it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,148
Posted By dwayne
Title XXIII MOTOR VEHICLES Chapter 316 STATE...

Title XXIII MOTOR VEHICLES Chapter 316 STATE UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL View Entire Chapter
316.294 Mirrors.--Every vehicle, operated singly or when towing any other vehicle, shall be equipped with a...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,154
Posted By dwayne
If head room is the issue that isn't going to...

If head room is the issue that isn't going to help much.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,148
Posted By dwayne
Whether you need to or not is not a legal defense...

Whether you need to or not is not a legal defense to a citation.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,148
Posted By dwayne
When you are standing on the pegs your mirrors,by...

When you are standing on the pegs your mirrors,by the letter of the law, are non functional, and it is something that you need to be careful with. That is all. I'm not sure what you are referring...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,148
Posted By dwayne
and for that moment, you can't use your mirrors...

and for that moment, you can't use your mirrors right?
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,061,458
Posted By dwayne
are you referring to the rear wheel? All of the...

are you referring to the rear wheel? All of the bikes had that rear wheel "spat". None of the bikes came stock with a low front fender.

here is the TT low front fender:

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,148
Posted By dwayne
Why don't you do it when you ride on the road?

Why don't you do it when you ride on the road?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,148
Posted By dwayne
while I typically agree with the stupidity of no...

while I typically agree with the stupidity of no standing laws, there is one thing to consider. For most visibility is impaired because typically mirrors are not adjusted to work when standing.
...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,939
Posted By dwayne
OP asked for something non conductive

OP asked for something non conductive
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,939
Posted By dwayne
I did something similar over 3/4 ply. I used the...

I did something similar over 3/4 ply. I used the ribbed rubber carpet runners.

http://www.irly.ca/IRLY/images/products/042-6205L.JPG

The ribs make clean up a little harder, but they contain...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 93,972
Posted By dwayne
a day is very doable...we did it with time to...

a day is very doable...we did it with time to spare, with a rad that had to be fixed before leaving Eagle (we went north to south).
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,061,458
Posted By dwayne
I concur...I would never go stock again. Plus...

I concur...I would never go stock again. Plus good quality after market bars are much more bend resistant. I you ever reposition your foot pegs you will probably want to go to a different bend to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16,594
Views: 2,061,458
Posted By dwayne
I really can't compare my Ohlins to anything else...

I really can't compare my Ohlins to anything else (even stock) as it was on the bike when I bought it, but I can say that once it was refreshed (including the whizzy spherical rod end to replace the...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,778
Posted By dwayne
these connectors might work better.... ...

these connectors might work better....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Winch-Power-Cable-With-Quick-Connector-HD-2-awg-Cable-/221056974477...205'ed by forklift man!

Welding cable connectors might also...
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