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Old 04-27-2009, 12:24 PM   #556
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Ha! I'm a nerd whether I've got a degree or not.
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To be truly challenging, a voyage, like a life, must rest on a firm foundation of financial unrest. Otherwise you are doomed to a routine traverse, the kind known to yachtsmen, who play with their boats at sea -”cruising”, it is called. Voyaging belongs to seamen, and the wanderers of the world who cannot, or will not, fit in. If you are contemplating a voyage and you have the means, abandon the venture until your fortunes change. Only then will you know what the sea is all about.
“I’ve always wanted to sail the South Seas, but I can’t afford it.” What these men can’t afford is not to go. They are enmeshed in the cancerous discipline of “security”. And in the worship of security we fling our lives beneath the wheels of routine—and before we know it, our lives are gone.
What does a man need—really need? A few pounds of food each day, heat and shelter, six feet to lie down in—and some form of working activity that will yield a sense of accomplishment. That’s all—in the material sense. And we know it. But we are brainwashed by our economic system until we end up in a tomb beneath a pyramid of time payments, mortgages, preposterous gadgetry, playthings that divert our attention from the sheer idiocy of the charade.
The years thunder by. The dreams of youth grow dim where they lie caked in dust on the shelves of patience. Before we know it the tomb is sealed.
Where then lies the answer? In choice. Which shall it be bankruptcy of purse or bankruptcy of life?

Sterling Hayden - (1916—1986)
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Old 04-27-2009, 12:34 PM   #557
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Old 04-27-2009, 06:22 PM   #558
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you can't get away that easily. you've got at least 3 interested people. time to post up a thread on your eastern love. old school or hacks, your choice.

i hear so much bad about dneprs. it would be nice to see and hear more about the bike, especially if you trust it that much and have a good number of miles on it.
I'm a thinkin... however it is a rather lengthy confluence of madness and libido
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Old 04-27-2009, 06:45 PM   #559
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I think you're makin it up. that list of bikes looks like you pounded on the keyboard a few times and hit enter.
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Old 04-27-2009, 06:52 PM   #560
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I'm a thinkin... however it is a rather lengthy confluence of madness and libido

I think those 2 would fit in fine in this forum.

Where in Kansas are you?
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Old 05-06-2009, 07:46 PM   #561
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Here's my masterpiece:


I took the wiring diagram Gimmeslack posted and edited to show all the stuff I've changed. Enduralast alternator, TrailTech(with the mileage before install), ignition switch, aux lighting, etc.

I also added in phone numbers to places like Motorrad Elektrik and Boxerworks.

My roomate printed it up on the super printer, laminated it and I duct taped it to the inside of my Pelican:



a cookie to the first person to point out that I forgot to draw in the flames
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Old 05-06-2009, 10:50 PM   #562
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If you are contemplating a voyage and you have the means, abandon the venture until your fortunes change. Only then will you know what the sea is all about.

Sterling Hayden - (1916—1986)
Or you could just buy a bigger boat that would take care of any excess means.
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Old 05-07-2009, 02:52 AM   #563
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Here's my masterpiece:


I took the wiring diagram Gimmeslack posted and edited to show all the stuff I've changed. Enduralast alternator, TrailTech(with the mileage before install), ignition switch, aux lighting, etc.

I also added in phone numbers to places like Motorrad Elektrik and Boxerworks.

My roomate printed it up on the super printer, laminated it and I duct taped it to the inside of my Pelican:



a cookie to the first person to point out that I forgot to draw in the flames
Flames?
Very nice , what program did you use to modify this?
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Old 05-07-2009, 06:08 AM   #564
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Old 05-07-2009, 07:12 AM   #565
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Remember, Brad...



...can prevent electrical fires

Well if anything, at least your mishap (misZAP?) inspired me to clean up my own rats-nest wiring job for my dash board before my next long trip.
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Old 05-07-2009, 07:48 AM   #566
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Well if anything, at least your mishap (misZAP?) inspired me to clean up my own rats-nest wiring job for my dash board before my next long trip.
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Old 05-07-2009, 07:51 AM   #567
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don't worry, I'm prepared for the next electrical fire

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Old 05-07-2009, 09:24 AM   #568
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don't worry, I'm prepared for the next electrical fire

Ha ha....nice. just don't paint it hospital green whatever you do, Brad.
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Old 05-07-2009, 09:24 AM   #569
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Oh, hows your tranny? back to normal...?
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Old 05-07-2009, 10:13 AM   #570
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doesn't leak a drop and I'm using the same boot. It was definitely a bad weld job. Sucks too, I'd like to have that kickstart.

How about you? Is your gas mileage issue straightened out?

I'm planning on dual plugging the G/S as next winter's project. Sounds like I've got all sortsa fun problems to look forward too.

Shouldn't cost but $200 bucks or so. If all the relatives pitch in their usual christmas money I can probably get the high comp pistons too.

How much did your dual plugging end up you running you?
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