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#1 crumpadump

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 04:44 PM

i was keeping my pressure gauge in my glove box. The other day when I was getting it out I noticed a hole in the bottom. I assume there was a plug in there that could be pulled if water got in there I dono but it's gone now. Anyone know what it looks like or where i can get another one?

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 04:48 PM

II think that hole is always uncovered, but I'm too lazy to go out to the garage, open mine, empty it, and look.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 05:01 PM

II think that hole is always uncovered, but I'm too lazy to go out to the garage, open mine, empty it, and look.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 05:10 PM

I am just as lazy as HRZ, but I got curious, and since by bike is parked next to my beer fridge and I needed another cold one, I multi-tasked.
Here is what I found, several wooden matches, some ear plugs, an old Vista Cruise key, and a hole, with a drain tube.
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 05:43 PM

Yep, there's usually a grommet w/drain plugging the hole. Part #88 on the fiche from Cycle Parts Warehouse for a whopping $2.03 or better yet, your local dealer.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 07:10 PM

What the heck! Mine didn't have a grommet in it, ever. I got cheated!
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 07:22 PM

Mine just has a hole in it. What good is the grommet? If it fills with water only to have to cuss and figure out there is a grommet in the bottom to pull out. Better off without it. Probably not watertight for you ones riding in monsoons or parking outside. This does make a good spot to hold a quart of beer by the way for those hot, dusty rides.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:19 PM

I'm new, have we had a "What's in your glove box" thread recently? From the looks of this thread, that could be an interesting one.

Edited by gixxerjasen, 10 April 2012 - 08:19 PM.


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Posted 11 April 2012 - 03:21 AM

I'm new, have we had a "What's in your glove box" thread recently? From the looks of this thread, that could be an interesting one.

There is a glove box on the bike??

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 03:48 AM


I'm new, have we had a "What's in your glove box" thread recently? From the looks of this thread, that could be an interesting one.

There is a glove box on the bike??


:lol: That box ain't big enough for gloves

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 03:55 AM



I'm new, have we had a "What's in your glove box" thread recently? From the looks of this thread, that could be an interesting one.

There is a glove box on the bike??


:lol: That box ain't big enough for gloves


It's only designed for one glove (ie. glove box, not gloves box). :P

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:02 AM



I'm new, have we had a "What's in your glove box" thread recently? From the looks of this thread, that could be an interesting one.

There is a glove box on the bike??


:lol: That box ain't big enough for gloves


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Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:41 AM

I think the hole is there to run a wire through to connect to the power outlet, not to drain water....
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Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:46 AM




I'm new, have we had a "What's in your glove box" thread recently? From the looks of this thread, that could be an interesting one.

There is a glove box on the bike??


:lol: That box ain't big enough for gloves


Why, WHY is it not Friday...

I agree, but only because I haven't had a day off for over two weeks!

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 05:04 AM



I'm new, have we had a "What's in your glove box" thread recently? From the looks of this thread, that could be an interesting one.

There is a glove box on the bike??


:lol: That box ain't big enough for gloves

Depends on the gloves. Motorcycle gloves with a gauntlet and carbon knuckles...nope. Latex gloves for gas station rectal exams....well, let's just say you could do a lot of exams with the gloves you can fit in there. :D

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 05:16 AM

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Depends on the gloves. Motorcycle gloves with a gauntlet and carbon knuckles...nope. Latex gloves for gas station rectal exams....well, let's just say you could do a lot of exams with the gloves you can fit in there. :D
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Do you do your own rectal exams? Regularly, to the point where you need to have a constant supply of gloves? Or do you do this as a travelling service to other motorists? Not that I'm in the market, I just had a thorough exam complete with video and pictures (not going to post them here).

Be careful, I know from working in the "latex" industry (no, not with Art Vandelay) for a few years that heat and exhaust fumes can seriously degrade your gloves. I would recommend nitrile instead of latex.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 05:23 AM

I think the hole is there to run a wire through to connect to the power outlet, not to drain water....

I don't know about that, but I know the cover seal on mine does its job. It has been thoroughly monsoon tested and I have never had any water in there. Then again it may have drained out the hole!

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 05:26 AM

There's a glove box?? :P :P
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Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:07 AM

Do you do your own rectal exams? Regularly, to the point where you need to have a constant supply of gloves? Or do you do this as a travelling service to other motorists? Not that I'm in the market, I just had a thorough exam complete with video and pictures (not going to post them here).

Be careful, I know from working in the "latex" industry (no, not with Art Vandelay) for a few years that heat and exhaust fumes can seriously degrade your gloves. I would recommend nitrile instead of latex.

Traveling service. It's kinda like checking the coin return on a pay phone, never know what you'll find.

Good point on the Latex, when this box runs out I'll have to look into switching.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:11 AM

That "glove box" has just enough room for a phone charger with phone, which is what I use it for. Back in the day, before more permanently wiring my bike's GPS, I ran the power cord out the bottom, through the rubber drain plug...worked ok. I've never noticed it leaking, even in the heaviest rains.