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Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
The Lathe

Its a nice old lathe for little stuff. the hydro drive went out in it a few years ago so we replaced it with an electric drive and motor controller works great, but this is the one that I use the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
Revisiting this again. yet again.

the project never got off the ground. lost my garage and other "life " stuff. but winter is coming again!! I have decided to keep the fork and go a different direction but trying to find the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-10-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,852
Posted By MaxPower
Anyone going tonight?

Looks to be ok weather anyone going??
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 8,878,494
Posted By MaxPower
1 for the board

:freaky:freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 09-01-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
post pix of what you have to start with

if you would please. also I have been warned about hard tailing a BMW because of the rear dif castings can be brittle and crack at the bolt holes
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,517
Posted By MaxPower
anyone make an after market header that is not paper thin?

Reading other boards these things break studs and crack headers all the time some one must make an after market header that won't come apart, or a 3 piece that is not so stiff and brittle. The guy...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,517
Posted By MaxPower
yes inch lbs

using a quality snap on (inch lb) tork wrench. Today was the real kicker.... got back from a ride and two exaust studs fell out gone... and the top one on the rear is broke off in the head. When...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,517
Posted By MaxPower
#4 and now the bolt

4th band broke replaced it now the brade 8 bolt holding the bracked snaped in half !!! Another fine product made after "Made in America" ment something. 14000 miles of trouble!!!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
any other thoughts

just waiting for the winter build months
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
Ahhh yes now I see the .357. We have access to a...

Ahhh yes now I see the .357. We have access to a M2 BMG around here too but it takes too long to put together for one photo.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
I did some quick measuring

The fork legs off an Ultra and the factory BMW legs are the same from the bottom of the head to the center of the axle (with in fractions) so the I was not too worried about the stance how it would...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
Ill see your 29

And raise it to a 60

And yes it is the real deal!! If I want to kill it good I have the means!!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
and this

heee heee heee heee :pot

I Think it would be fun to build something with cast off E-bay parts. Remember we have long cold winters in Wisconsin
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
I was thinking

of a cross between
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
Bumped for more ideas

Ok Ill take all and any wacky ideas for this rig!!
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,517
Posted By MaxPower
YEP factory new

They all broke on the nut side of the clamp right at the weld.
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,517
Posted By MaxPower
Did it by the book

Followed the procedure in the service manual. I ll look in to the alignment
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,517
Posted By MaxPower
Buell Ulysses muffler bands breaking!!!

I have gone through 3 front bands on the Buelly in 4ooo miles WTF anyone else have this problem>?>>>>>??>?>>?:huh
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
Don't Blame That On Me

That is they way I got it. someone else had fun with a sawz-all. It also has a magnito kit cauz the guy fried the electronics. He ordered it from Germany.....
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
Maybe I should look at using a metric cruser front end

Just getting ideas or some one through them out there.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-20-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
I think I have that machinest thing covered.

reverse view of the bike.

[quote=P B G]You sure you don't want jomamma? I know they can be a tough crowd but this thing is golden.

No clue on the fork, you could probably get an idea by...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-20-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
Hey I got it cheap

Wicked KLR like cheap!!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
Can you identify this exhaust?

It was to have come from CC's parts in San Jose.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,509
Posted By MaxPower
Harley forks on a r100rt frame???

Ok with out sending replies that will get this sent over to Jo Mamma. I have a 84 r100rt that is way beyond keeping stock. So as a crazy project I was thinking of putting a "fat" front end on it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,477
Posted By MaxPower
Frame by frame

if you watch it frame by frame ...the second bike is getting sideways first and apears to rear end the front one. Thats why he crosses up and the ass slides out to his right.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By MaxPower
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,144
Posted By MaxPower
Milkhouse wall

Bright white and easy to clean and all but indestructable. And we have lots of it in Wisconsin
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By MaxPower
Replacing the Drive shaft in the R100GS WHAT GREASE??

What have you found is the best Sliperluben for the splines for the gs shaft???

any and all help will be appreciated.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,908
Posted By MaxPower
Not for this application but.....

Years ago I needed a tank that held about a gallon. So a friend of mine in the aircraft business took an out of date CO2 fire extingisher had it hydroed and machined a plug for the end and Wah...
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 589,072
Posted By MaxPower
Got Mine today SATURDAY!!

Wow the suit looks great and seams to be good quality. But sadly it is way too short in the body for me. Other than that I would have been very very happy with it. All the stiching and hardwear...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By MaxPower
Looking for a Hard pannier / bag / luggage that fits a helmet.

This past fall I watched in the mirror as the right side bag that just fell off of my R100gs was promptly "punted" into the ditch by the following car. I did pound it back to semi straight but it...
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 589,072
Posted By MaxPower
Tall sizing

I posted this in an email to the company.

"I have been following the thread on ADVrider.com I have a quick size question. As a tall person I have a problem finding items that fit. what would...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,228
Posted By MaxPower
bump

bump
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,183
Posted By MaxPower
Seattle Sports

I currently use this bag for both sea kayaking, canoeing and on the back of the bike. I put in my down bag, sleeping pad, down sweater and sleep wear. I never wanted to mix in my tent, because, if...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,954
Posted By MaxPower
Binox

As a dealer (We deal Leica, Steiner, Vortex, Nikon, Zeiss, and Bushnell) I use the Nikon Monarchs. They give (for the money) the best proformance. Yes Leica is awsome! but for someone as clumsy as i...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,228
Posted By MaxPower
standard

What does a standard headlight bulb produce in lumens And I know that color come in to play too. Would less lumens but optimal color be a bonus?
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,228
Posted By MaxPower
Show and tell

You need to show and tell how you made your lights!!
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 24,891
Posted By MaxPower
My favorite

I have a collection of the Bruntons, Optimus hiker, Svea, Wisperlight, 442 Colman, Primus #71, WWII GI canister stove by Colman, and 2 JetBoils (bought one and won one an hour later) but my all...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,228
Posted By MaxPower
Ok all lighting Gurus what do you think of these???

http://www.polyperformance.com/shop/Solstice-S6100-6-Round-LED-Light-p-18877.html



http://www.polyperformance.com/shop/Solstice-S4100-4-Square-LED-Light-p-18878.html


Let the comments and...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,827
Posted By MaxPower
Ok sorry to add to this but!!

If you look at the photo I took of my Hi-Vis colored Transition II the bike it is hanging on has bright yellow bar wrap and decals and the jacket is ??? Anyway lets talk Hi-Vis, what ever color you...
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