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Forum: The Garage Today, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By H96669
Honing oil....could this work? ...

Honing oil....could this work?
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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 53,768
Posted By H96669
Pacifico Clara in "Familiar" size?...

Pacifico Clara in "Familiar" size? :clap:clap:clap

Heading for the Deposito?:1drink:D
Forum: Canada 01-25-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By H96669
Raincheck....closest CT is 2.5 hrs away. And I...

Raincheck....closest CT is 2.5 hrs away. And I have enough of their tools especially the ones with microswitches, they all fail on me.:lol3 Spent 2.5 hrs on their rotary tool aka Dremel copy just...
Forum: Canada 01-24-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By H96669
Don't know about the cross border thing....them...

Don't know about the cross border thing....them Rotella labels usually say that the product is "Made in Canada" out of local and imported components.:clap

Hint....I think the Canadian Tire brand...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,149
Posted By H96669
Rustoleum (and others) Wax & Tar remover....

Rustoleum (and others) Wax & Tar remover. $10.00/qt. A little expensive for re-badged Naphtha so I refilled the can with Coleman fuel.:wink:
Forum: Americas 01-23-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,116
Posted By H96669
The fine in BC for "driving without insurance" is...

The fine in BC for "driving without insurance" is relatively cheap. $598.00.:eek1 Funny doesn't seem to have come up over the years that is what I paid 30+ years ago after I got caught crossing the...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,434
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Views: 323,966
Posted By H96669
:roflDid the same but I was sitting on it....

:roflDid the same but I was sitting on it. Slam....rear brake disk/rear drive into the luckily wood shop floor so no marks on the parts.

And then I was in a jam, couldn't deploy the sidestand to...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By H96669
Good thing the wax....my experiments with that...

Good thing the wax....my experiments with that were beyond my expectations. Sure makes later cleanings so much easier.:clap

Mind you a BMW but not an airhead. I guess tomorrow or the next day is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By H96669
I can't tell you but on the K-bricks Bing went...

I can't tell you but on the K-bricks Bing went from bushings to needle bearings in 2004. Just in time for the last year of production.:cry

No retrofit on the Ks if I remember correctly the...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 419,949
Posted By H96669
Had a screw in a car tire for weeks until I got...

Had a screw in a car tire for weeks until I got it fixed.Only needed air every week or so. You bet I carry screws with the flat repair kit.

SM flathead in #8,10 and 12.:wink:
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,317
Posted By H96669
That's the stuff....resist heat much better than...

That's the stuff....resist heat much better than fiberglass. Maybe why the Roxul website does show a muffler????:wink:

I restored an old gas stove, all new Roxul insulation to replace the...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,079
Posted By H96669
Interesting....have to check a couple batteries...

Interesting....have to check a couple batteries today I'll skip the CCA input.

Great little tester and can be had for less than $79.99, I am pretty sure it was on sale for $69.xx and add a good...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,487
Posted By H96669
The 9/16" may not fit the BMW transmission plug....

The 9/16" may not fit the BMW transmission plug. That is if that's why the OP is looking for a 14mm. 9/16" could require a little filing as mine did.

And if that plug or whatever is as tight as...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,288
Posted By H96669
I should go clean the shed and check the...

I should go clean the shed and check the "Sharpie" markings on the cans. Not sure if there is premix left but there has to be a can dated 3 months ago.:wink:

Good.....drove the bushcar yesterday...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By H96669
Maybe not in Canada but a few minutes of...

Maybe not in Canada but a few minutes of Googleing and I found a few sites offering that bearing at about twice the "Bearings Canada" price. SKF brand....should be good but mind you the new SKF...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,017
Posted By H96669
I got a handful of "orange" Bosch relays out of...

I got a handful of "orange" Bosch relays out of BMW cars (90's?) at the local "Pick'n'Pull". $1.00 each vs $33.00 from BMW...:D

Same relay/part number than most of the older K-bikes.
...
Forum: Canada 12-29-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By H96669
CM is the online arm of "Parts Canada". I should...

CM is the online arm of "Parts Canada". I should check the Motovan catalogue for prices to a "licensed dealer" and then discuss an appropriate profit margin with him.:D

Too far from...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By H96669
Early K1200RS rotors have the same part number as...

Early K1200RS rotors have the same part number as quite a few Rs including GSs. Early as in 97-2000. But not the later "facelift" K1200RSs altough they share the same brake pads.

Heck of a good...
Forum: Canada 12-28-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By H96669
Price is good close to what I paid years ago for...

Price is good close to what I paid years ago for a front Ohlins through a US vendor on here....I'll check CM my "new to me" Honda could use some suspension upgrades. Like every bike I have ever...
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 213,065
Posted By H96669
Darn....that would look good in my shop but too...

Darn....that would look good in my shop but too late I went ghetto.Would have saved me hours of work adapting something if just to mount my old "Master" woodworking vise. But yes I certainly looked...
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By H96669
They's make good garage storage units if they are...

They's make good garage storage units if they are plywood.:clap Beats the cheap used sawdust/glue crap I recently installed in the shop.

I didn't have any shelving inside one of them so I just...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 80,539
Views: 8,928,827
Posted By H96669
I don't have to buy more....plenty left in the 5...

I don't have to buy more....plenty left in the 5 Gal. bucket from Wally Canada. Fine in the BMW and will be fine in the Honda.Seems to do just fine in the little XR why not in the big one......:rofl...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,281
Posted By H96669
There are sheet metal weight calculators online....

There are sheet metal weight calculators online. I know that 1/2" 4x8 is heavy, my friend had one fall on edge on his foot right behind the steel toe. He still feels it 40 years later.:cry

Don't...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,600
Posted By H96669
That.....!I wouldn't be surprised the new Chinese...

That.....!I wouldn't be surprised the new Chinese pickup coil (Hall Sensor) was bad. The very expensive BMW sensors were repleacable with Siemens/Honeywell(?) sensors. Not made anymore and from what...
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,494
Posted By H96669
I had to do something like that years ago. Picks...

I had to do something like that years ago. Picks or Henckles didn't work. Had to Dremel in the groove so I could insert a screwdriver behind the retainer at one end.
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By H96669
I think I'll go to the shop and take them from...

I think I'll go to the shop and take them from the egg crate and put them in a bucket.Time to inventory what I have here and maybe buy some. Long way from a shop, got to keep spares.

Lots of...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 53,768
Posted By H96669
Darn...happened to me with a "spare" drive I...

Darn...happened to me with a "spare" drive I bought on fleabay. Shipper sent it full of oil and it all leaked in the parcel that the neighbor dumped at the house on top of a very good memory...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,594
Posted By H96669
:clap Mine was doing very good as to fuel economy...

:clap Mine was doing very good as to fuel economy one morning last summer heading down into C.S. Unusual for me that good milleage but I was staying at 4,000 Rpms. Then got a little peeved at the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,200
Posted By H96669
http://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii26/przjohn/Ho...

http://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii26/przjohn/Honda%20CB400F/DSC00238600x450_zps2d6c52f6.jpg

Hammer and punch like in the old days? Yeah....I used to work for a Honda dealer when them bikes...
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By H96669
Don't know where you are but this Canadian...

Don't know where you are but this Canadian product will certainly blacken bolts. I did a couple on my bike.:wink:

http://www.lloydslaboratories.com/Kryptonite/...
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,606
Posted By H96669
What's the spring like? You may just be like me...

What's the spring like? You may just be like me at the bottom of the range for that specific spring. Ohlins springs are pretty generic they span 40-50lbs. I think mine is 160-210 and I sure am at...
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 963
Posted By H96669
Watch them tricks.....I visited my friend...

Watch them tricks.....I visited my friend yesterday and he showed me a battery he forgot on the charger. Sealed battery similar to the mobility scooters, was only supposed to be on the dumb charger...
Forum: Canada 12-21-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By H96669
Sheesh....he isn't working with you on shipping...

Sheesh....he isn't working with you on shipping costs.:eek1 I recently asked someone who shipped a K-bike engine all the way to NZ and that's about what he paid.

You'd be better off shipping to...
Forum: Canada 12-21-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,727
Posted By H96669
The ones with foreign plated vehicles in BC don't...

The ones with foreign plated vehicles in BC don't like what I usually tells them.:D Read the F....g law I don't need to argue your supposed cost savings, they won't count when you need the insurance...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,379
Posted By H96669
My theory and that's after looking closely at one...

My theory and that's after looking closely at one of them DSs with just a little roughness at one point. Pulled it apart and did find some corrosion between the yokes and bearing caps. And some...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-21-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,200
Posted By H96669
Keep that thread going.....somewhere under that...

Keep that thread going.....somewhere under that pile there is a CB400F and the owner won't sell it to me. Or the two running/plated CT90s either.:cry
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Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,281
Posted By H96669
Darn I used to hate it in the fall when my dad's...

Darn I used to hate it in the fall when my dad's customer would bring in the fleet of full size Chevy Vans for their add-on winter weight.:evil

I" steel plate bolted to the bed.:clap Half plates...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By H96669
"Memory foam gel like stuff"???? If it is the...

"Memory foam gel like stuff"???? If it is the true "gel" you'll be roasting your behind, that gel stuff sure retains the heat.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,854
Posted By H96669
No paint on the twos I sent him the last few...

No paint on the twos I sent him the last few years. And I'd rather not have it painted.:wink: But I do keep them well greased to prevent corrosion. In the worse case scenario that corrosion may creep...
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 963
Posted By H96669
Good little charger. My friend has one but we had...

Good little charger. My friend has one but we had to trick it when we tried to charge a pretty dead 6V battery.Trying to remember??? I think the dead one was showing 2.8V(?) and the charger wasn't...
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