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Forum: General Chit Chat 01-11-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By coax
Anybody use MotionX GPS here?

So I had to switch away from using OsmAnd for GPS on a google nexus 7 after the battery died in only 2 months on my trip. As a temporary measure I bought MotionX for my iPhone so I'd at least have...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 01-10-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By coax
Underneath sprayed with used motor...

Underneath sprayed with used motor...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 01-10-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By coax
All, Figured some of you might enjoy a quick...

All,
Figured some of you might enjoy a quick summary of the first half of my trip through Southern South America in an 80 series. A bit of tech and a bunch of pictures. Some are dupes as I posted...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 01-10-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,187
Posted By coax
I am far from an expert, but I believe there are...

I am far from an expert, but I believe there are only 2 gasket types; viton and "regular" which I would imagine is some sort of rubber material. AFAIK you can use either gasket type for diesel, but...
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-07-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By coax
I wish I could help with more detailed...

I wish I could help with more detailed information but I can't. I grew up there 30+ years ago as a child...used to live on the island. Haven't been back there though since. Looking forward to your...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 01-06-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,187
Posted By coax
Not to derail the thread, but this is correct. I...

Not to derail the thread, but this is correct. I have both the genuine scepter water and fuel cans, and the fuel ones are much thicker, and use a viton gasket where the water ones do not have a...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 01-03-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 55
Posted By coax
WTB: 80 Series rear spring spacers or used springs

With all the weight in the back of the cruiser for my trip, the rear is sagging a bit. Thinking I'd like to pick up a set of 1" spacers just to level out, and they'd be easy to pack in a bag on the...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 12-15-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By coax
Wow! Hope the trailer is all fixed up and you...

Wow! Hope the trailer is all fixed up and you are able to get back rolling. Though in Colorado there is no shortage of great cruiser shops on either side of the divide. I'm sure those guys will...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 12-15-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By coax
:) Will have a short break in the updates as I...

:) Will have a short break in the updates as I wait for arrival of more family down here. Leaving to hit the carretera austral in a few days, and should have more pics once I have internet. Gets...
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-13-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By coax
I honestly didn't look to see what fuel. Was...

I honestly didn't look to see what fuel. Was pretty crowded and didn't wanna go poking around their shop. Honestly have seen very few cruisers around here. On the flip side there are plenty of 3L...
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-12-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By coax
So I think it went well at the tire shop. A bit...

So I think it went well at the tire shop. A bit pricey but got a good patch put on it. They left part of the plug in the tire (I think not on purpose but good) because they didn't really want to...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 12-12-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By coax
Further south now, saw Chiloe for 4 days. ...

Further south now, saw Chiloe for 4 days. ...
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-12-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By coax
Yea that kit looks nicer than the one I have :) ...

Yea that kit looks nicer than the one I have :) I did notice that the plug tool I have is not sufficiently long to get a double-double plug into a hole with the shorter length of plugs in the kit,...
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-09-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By coax
Cool thanks for the responses guys. I suspect...

Cool thanks for the responses guys. I suspect that the plugs I have are *not* self vulcanizing....It does not appear that they bonded to the tire much at all. Its currently holding pressure at...
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-09-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By coax
Tire plug / newbie question / semi-Real time

So I got my first flat tire (ever, in any car) down here on Chiloe in the southern part of Chile. Wasn't even a full flat, just a small slow leak.

I'm hesitant to take it somewhere here; patching...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 12-06-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By coax
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-v4oBfgOeysQ/VIN...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-v4oBfgOeysQ/VINqB7hPdCI/AAAAAAAAD-I/RYLDwTSRpRA/s1600/DSCF0165.JPG

I like this one. Forgot to pull off other camera from the Geysers near san pedro.
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 12-06-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By coax
Parents came down to visit for a few weeks so we...

Parents came down to visit for a few weeks so we are hitting as many National Parks as possible. ...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-24-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By coax
Into santiago to brave the city for a day ...

Into santiago to brave the city for a day

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Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-24-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By coax
Near san pedro de...

Near san pedro de...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-23-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By coax
Thanks guys. Dan, yep have seen a number of...

Thanks guys. Dan, yep have seen a number of flamencos. Lots of them in the lagunas in PN Tres Cruces as well as in Bolivia.

The vicunas were awesome as well, but very skittish. The llamas would...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-22-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By coax
Haha yea the truck feels weak at 5k feet :D At...

Haha yea the truck feels weak at 5k feet :D At 16k fully loaded it was pretty much a 1 or 2nd gear only, unless it was flat. Through honestly it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. WOuldn't...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-21-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By coax
Mas. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-qKiwOJsCi4...

Mas.
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-qKiwOJsCi4w/VG0EPeBiSoI/AAAAAAAADdM/Q6rATFxoVWc/w915-h686-no/DSCF0023%2BTent%2Bcopy.JPG

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-PmyuNv_tsHY/VG0aHqUqjBI/AAAAAAAADe8/...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-20-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By coax
I have a friend running that one and he really...

I have a friend running that one and he really likes it. I opted to go with the Mobius due to its smaller physical size. Even with the battery instead of the capacitor installed its been working...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-19-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By coax
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 11-11-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,454
Posted By coax
Thanks everyone! Here's a few more pics of the...

Thanks everyone! Here's a few more pics of the Islands in the salar. Won't have much time to play more around San Pedro de Atacama, gotta head south to meet up with the parents and explore the lake...
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