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Old 03-23-2013, 11:08 PM   #56791
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I just installed a Trail Tech Vapor on my CRF250X.

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Have you seen these cases for them? I got mine at XR's Only.

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Old 03-23-2013, 11:24 PM   #56792
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I got mine with the dashboard and hooked the stock indicator lights into it

hibeam, turn signal, kick stand and neutral

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Old 03-23-2013, 11:24 PM   #56793
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Have you seen these cases for them? I got mine at XR's Only.

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I have seen the protective cases. They are very nice, and yours looks great.

I wasn't sure where I wanted to mount my Vapor Computer on the CRF250X, so I decided to fabricate a temporary mount by trimming a Wesbar 3211, license plate bracket, which I bought for $1.99.



I have decided I like the present location, so I think I will stick with the plastic mounting bracket. It is very strong, but it is also flexible enough to provide some vibration isolation for the Vapor computer.



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Old 03-24-2013, 05:06 AM   #56794
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I have seen the protective cases. They are very nice, and yours looks great.

I wasn't sure where I wanted to mount my Vapor Computer on the CRF250X, so I decided to fabricate a temporary mount by trimming a Wesbar 3211, license plate bracket, which I bought for $1.99.



I have decided I like the present location, so I think I will stick with the plastic mounting bracket. It is very strong, but it is also flexible enough to provide some vibration isolation for the Vapor computer.



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Great idea, like the plastic mounting plate, If only I knew how to keep my Trail Tech Vapor from resetting the odometer after each time I turn off power.

Do you think the Trail Tech Voyager GPS unit worth the salt? I currently do not have a GPS, but looking.
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:03 AM   #56795
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You did a superb job. Where did you get the metal stock?

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I've had good luck w/ these guys out of Seattle.
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:57 AM   #56796
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Awfully quiet around here this morning. Either everyone is out riding or hung over.

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Old 03-24-2013, 07:57 AM   #56797
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Hacksaw, drill & file. Manual machine shop.

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Old 03-24-2013, 08:10 AM   #56798
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I have seen the protective cases. They are very nice, and yours looks great.

I wasn't sure where I wanted to mount my Vapor Computer on the CRF250X, so I decided to fabricate a temporary mount by trimming a Wesbar 3211, license plate bracket, which I bought for $1.99.


I have decided I like the present location, so I think I will stick with the plastic mounting bracket. It is very strong, but it is also flexible enough to provide some vibration isolation for the Vapor computer.
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You should serriously consider getting the Trail Tech mount made for your speedo. It provides for simple and quick installation and removeal of the speedo in a similar fashion to a fishing depth finder. Slip in and slip out. Also it is recomended that the speedo be removed when washing the bike . The Trail Tech mount makes this a two second job. The Vapor mount is a very well made unit and affords excellent protection for your speedo. I mounted mine with rubber isloation mounts in a very similar fashion to what the factory might have done and have been very pleased with the reliaibility of my Trail tech speedometer and the appearance of the mount.



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Old 03-24-2013, 08:11 AM   #56799
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I've had good luck w/ these guys out of Seattle.

And there are Graingers everywhere.
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:21 AM   #56800
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And there are Graingers everywhere.
The Graingers here in town does not like to sell to retail customers. I have purchased stuff from them before, but had to beg... It is much easier to have a plumber buddy of mine buy it for me, but he's busy bustin turds
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:23 AM   #56801
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The Graingers here in town does not like to sell to retail customers. I have purchased stuff from them before, but had to beg... It is much easier to have a plumber buddy of mine buy it for me, but he's busy bustin turds
The one I go to I guess knows me, i just give them our company name and it's not problem.
McMasterr Carr sells to anyone.
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:31 AM   #56802
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That company is a nice resource. Unfortunately, all the locations are too far from Idaho.



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Jack's Metal Works http://www.jacksmetalworks.com/ is my "go to" for project stock. Scrounge around in the scrap heap, find what you need and pay by the pound on the way out. Look around your area for some place similar and give them a call. Jack's is on my way home from work, so I just dropped in and asked one afternoon. Came home with a stack of 1/8th inch T6 plate... still had the plastic sheet stuck on it!



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Old 03-24-2013, 08:35 AM   #56803
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Shit!


Not a single part costing $1.99. How bout that electronic adjustable suspension?

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Old 03-24-2013, 08:44 AM   #56804
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Shit!


Not a single part costing $1.99. How bout that electronic adjustable suspension?
It would be nice to be able to have your suspension tune to optimal parameters on the fly for each bit of the track, that's got to help just a little bit.
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Old 03-24-2013, 10:08 AM   #56805
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Anybody want this thing? It's a deal to make a clutch lever easer to pull. For the wifes or girl friends bike maybe? Swap for a pocket knife or similar.

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