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Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By Railbender
+1 on the Black & Decker. I did burn one up, but...

+1 on the Black & Decker. I did burn one up, but that was my fault. Bought two more, one for the basement shop and one for the garage. I have been through 2 or 3 Dremels in the last 40 years and...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Railbender
It is a rather difficult process, read through...

It is a rather difficult process, read through this; https://help.cbp.gov/app/answers/detail/a_id/297/~/permanently-importing-a-motorcycle If you want more info; ...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By Railbender
Welcome to ADVrider. Before you even...

Welcome to ADVrider.

Before you even consider field of view there are three much more important things to consider;

1. Fit

2. Fit

3. Fit
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Railbender
I don't know about the R1150R but on the R1100R...

I don't know about the R1150R but on the R1100R the headlight is not fused :eek1. So you may have had a very expensive poof!

:freaky
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By Railbender
I've turned Galfers with out a problem. It was...

I've turned Galfers with out a problem. It was so long ago I don't remember the details but they are still working fine.

:freaky
Forum: The Garage 07-22-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By Railbender
If the new ones are LEDs they will cause that...

If the new ones are LEDs they will cause that problem. You need a LED compatible turn signal flasher. http://www.superbrightbulbs.com/equalizers.htm You can probably find one at your local auto...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By Railbender
Inmate Sanjoh offers LED driving lights as well...

Inmate Sanjoh offers LED driving lights as well as LED headlight replacement bulbs, plus an ADVrider discount. I have installed 2 of the H4s and they are great. :clap
...
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 52,583
Posted By Railbender
If you look in this thread you will probably find...

If you look in this thread you will probably find your answer.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=607184

:freaky
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 52,583
Posted By Railbender
This is from Truck-Lite, but I think is costs...

This is from Truck-Lite, but I think is costs almost as much as the ADVmonster light, however might give you some ideas. ...
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 52,583
Posted By Railbender
Does the KTM have a light burned out warning...

Does the KTM have a light burned out warning feature? I know that causes problems with LED headlights on newer Jeeps.
:freaky
Forum: Hacks 05-22-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By Railbender
Contact Claude Stanley,...

Contact Claude Stanley, http://freedomsidecars.com/ I think he offers some one on one training.

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By Railbender
Nice choice, My DSLR is a D7100 however that is...

Nice choice, My DSLR is a D7100 however that is a camera that I take when I am going somewhere to take pictures. On the bikes I usually take my Nikon S9100.

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 820
Posted By Railbender
As GSWEAVE mentioned if you have not already done...

As GSWEAVE mentioned if you have not already done so slide the forks up an amount equal to your lowering links. If you installed 2" lowering links you probably can't raise the forks up that far,...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By Railbender
After sitting that long check the air filter and...

After sitting that long check the air filter and air box. Little critters love to build nests in there. I have found many of them over the years.

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By Railbender
Rigid LEDs come in white or amber plus they also...

Rigid LEDs come in white or amber plus they also have plastic covers in various colors. The amber LEDs are amber while the amber covers tend to be more yellow.
...
Forum: Hacks 02-28-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,814
Posted By Railbender
One of the few times I have used the 2WD on my...

One of the few times I have used the 2WD on my Ural was on a road that was packed snow and ice. Most of the time 1WD is fine. Here in the snow champion,...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Railbender
Check the polarity of your power in, if it is...

Check the polarity of your power in, if it is reversed that is what happens. The pin in the center is positive.

:freaky
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,591
Posted By Railbender
The Kuryakyn Phase 7 looks like a renamed and...

The Kuryakyn Phase 7 looks like a renamed and high priced Truck Lite. I bought a pair of Truck Lites for $355.00. Installed one in my Ural Patrol and it works great, gives a very white light.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By Railbender
Scroll through this thread, you should find your...

Scroll through this thread, you should find your answer; http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=696846

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Railbender
Truck Lite tech support is 888 562-5012 give...

Truck Lite tech support is 888 562-5012 give them a call and ask.

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,777
Posted By Railbender
For a few bucks more you can get a real LED...

For a few bucks more you can get a real LED headlight. http://www.truck-lite.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?catalogId=10001&storeId=10001&productId=92025&langId=-1

They only come in...
Forum: Vendors 12-26-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,404
Posted By Railbender
How about just putting a 1/4" Magnetic Nut Driver...

How about just putting a 1/4" Magnetic Nut Driver in one position, then you can use any 1/4" hex bit you want.
A 1/4" square bit in another position would allow use of 1/4" drive sockets.

:freaky
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,769
Posted By Railbender
To clean female threads I use a rifle bore brush...

To clean female threads I use a rifle bore brush in a slow speed cordless drill. For male threads it is the wire wheel.

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,996
Posted By Railbender
Is that 40 degrees above or below zero? :D ...

Is that 40 degrees above or below zero? :D

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,128
Posted By Railbender
Thumb Check MotorcycleGear.com, used to be New Enough. ...

Check MotorcycleGear.com, used to be New Enough. Super nice people, great service and some good deals. :clap
http://www.motorcyclegear.com/

:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,695
Posted By Railbender
Thumb MotoBatt is excellent and doesn't get mentioned...

MotoBatt is excellent and doesn't get mentioned often.:clap I have two now and will be buying more as needed.

:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,918
Posted By Railbender
[QUOTE=bobbybob;22883662]Which lens did you get?...

[QUOTE=bobbybob;22883662]Which lens did you get? (spot/flood/diffused/etc)[/QUOTE

Spot.

:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,918
Posted By Railbender
I have the amber on my R1100R and white with...

I have the amber on my R1100R and white with yellow cover on my F650GS, I prefer the amber. They are so bright that I have them intentionally aimed a bit low and still have oncomming drivers flash...
Forum: Hacks 11-23-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,684
Posted By Railbender
2012 Ural Recall

NHTSA has issued a recall for certain 2012 Urals with aluminum rims due to potential cracking or breakage.
...
Forum: Vendors 11-06-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,262
Posted By Railbender
I was just thinking about some of the really...

I was just thinking about some of the really great venders we have and some not so great. The Beemer Boneyard is one of the very best. :clap I just placed an order last night, got tracking info...
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By Railbender
http://holopawcorvette.webpointusa.com/gallerymore...

http://holopawcorvette.webpointusa.com/gallerymore.asp?id=209234&page=&galleryid=51710

Give Gene a call. He is definitely one of the good guys. :clap

:freaky
Forum: Hacks 10-31-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By Railbender
Another excellent source of information is...

Another excellent source of information is www.sovietsteeds.com (http://www.sovietsteeds.com) Scroll down to the sidecar alignment video;
http://www.sovietsteeds.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=8571...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Railbender
No reason you have to source them from BMW,...

No reason you have to source them from BMW, especially if they have a quality problem. Any decent hardware store or Lowe's should have a selection of metric hardware. If not;...
Forum: Hacks 09-27-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By Railbender
For an older bike your best bet for parts would...

For an older bike your best bet for parts would probably be; Holopaw Gene http://holopawcorvette.webpointusa.com/ Terry Crawford http://www.crawfordsales.info/ or Heindl...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,580
Posted By Railbender
Look through this; ...

Look through this; https://www.google.com/#q=zipper+pull+repair You should find something that works. I bought repair pull for some boots a couple of years ago and it works fine. I don't remember...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By Railbender
No pictures but you described the location of the...

No pictures but you described the location of the factory BMW power outlet.

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,547
Posted By Railbender
I see the same thing with my Hi-Viz and white...

I see the same thing with my Hi-Viz and white helmet. The funniest one; I was approaching an intersection and the driver of the car waiting at the stop sign on the cross street was squirming around...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Railbender
[QUOTE] Originally Posted by Bad Daddy...

[QUOTE] Originally Posted by Bad Daddy http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/images/buttons/viewpost.png (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22046544#post22046544)
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,670
Posted By Railbender
Good point. A known F650 problem is the wire...

Good point. A known F650 problem is the wire harness chaffing on the rear shock adjustment knob bracket.

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,670
Posted By Railbender
It is possible the timing is off. Check the...

It is possible the timing is off. Check the timing and valves. Note; When inserting the TDC bolt get down and LOOK to make sure the hole on the flywheel is aligned. More than one person has had...
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