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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:29 AM
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Views: 558,579
Posted By ttpete
Where did this take place? We had a ride-in and...

Where did this take place? We had a ride-in and swap meet in Stockbridge yesterday, and there were almost 200 motorcycles there during the day. There was a lot of coming and going, though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 11,926
Posted By ttpete
Having been involved in motorcycling before the...

Having been involved in motorcycling before the 1970's, I can tell you that motorcyclists were different then. Sure, those older bikes needed a lot more maintenance, but most riders understood that...
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,526
Posted By ttpete
What you need is a heavy brass or lead hammer,...

What you need is a heavy brass or lead hammer, not a steel one. The only tools I'll hit with a steel hammer are punches and chisels, and not always then. No sense in battering up a good impact tool.
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,276
Posted By ttpete
OptiVisor....

OptiVisor....
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,526
Posted By ttpete
This. Don't fight them, drill heads off and...

This. Don't fight them, drill heads off and replace with allens.
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 883
Posted By ttpete
Yes. You need to start exactly OPPOSITE the Bead...

Yes. You need to start exactly OPPOSITE the Bead Buddy and then work towards it first to the left and then to the right alternating.
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,047
Posted By ttpete
Trap cat, dye cat green, release cat. Repeat as...

Trap cat, dye cat green, release cat. Repeat as needed. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 22,478
Posted By ttpete
More like trolling.

More like trolling.
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,294
Views: 351,359
Posted By ttpete
I wasn't aware that Kisan had circuitry to vary...

I wasn't aware that Kisan had circuitry to vary the brightness.
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By ttpete
This is what you want: ...

This is what you want:

http://www.amazon.com/Tygon-F-4040--Lubricant-Tubing-Length/dp/B003TJ9YHO/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1429741462&sr=8-2&keywords=tygon+fuel+line+1+4+id
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,294
Views: 351,359
Posted By ttpete
You can't modulate LEDs. You will get an on-off...

You can't modulate LEDs. You will get an on-off flashing strobe light, and that's illegal. A modulated incandescent light never gets to full brilliance and never goes completely out, and it appears...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,243
Posted By ttpete
The MRA screens with the vario flipper at the top...

The MRA screens with the vario flipper at the top work very well. I've been using them for 6 years, and have had no problems.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,243
Posted By ttpete
You may have a windshield problem. It may not be...

You may have a windshield problem. It may not be deflecting the air completely over your head. I've had good luck with the MRA Vario touring screen. It has an adjustable deflector that can be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 558,579
Posted By ttpete
A good part of that can be blamed on today's...

A good part of that can be blamed on today's automatic transmissions that upshift into overdrive at very low speeds. This results in little or no engine braking, making excessive use of the brakes...
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By ttpete
I use Eutectic 1020XFC flux coated rod. It's...

I use Eutectic 1020XFC flux coated rod. It's cadmium free and melts at 1020F. I use oxy-acetylene and adjust the flame very slightly excess acetylene to ensure it's a non-oxidizing flame.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37,712
Views: 9,954,003
Posted By ttpete
At 72, I've seen it all. Got my driver's license...

At 72, I've seen it all. Got my driver's license in 1958. My pickup had the gas tank in the firewall. '29 Model A RPU.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 37,712
Views: 9,954,003
Posted By ttpete
The Panther platform had the tank mounted high...

The Panther platform had the tank mounted high and forward, not low and directly behind the axle. It sat inside the hump at the front of the trunk. Look at all the years Chevy pickups had side tanks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 37,712
Views: 9,954,003
Posted By ttpete
They're a tough little engine. They were popular...

They're a tough little engine. They were popular in circle track for a time. Back in the day, we had a source for brand new engine pulls from T-bird Turbo Coupes, complete with intercooler and T-5...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 558,579
Posted By ttpete
I lay way back and when I drop the hammer on the...

I lay way back and when I drop the hammer on the Duc, I'm gone by before they know I was coming. Downshift until you're into the power band before you are ready and you should be able to pull it off....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,552
Posted By ttpete
It appears that the motto of the Washington State...

It appears that the motto of the Washington State Patrol is "Service With Humility". :lol3

I don't really recall the last time I encountered a humble cop, or if I EVER did.
Forum: The Garage 04-11-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,919
Posted By ttpete
On a Ford of this age, the appropriate place to...

On a Ford of this age, the appropriate place to get power is at the hot side of the starter relay on the right inner fender panel. Wire in a fuse holder right there. Less chance for corrosion than at...
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By ttpete
Razor blade scraper and put it back together...

Razor blade scraper and put it back together using Loctite 515, no gasket.
Forum: Hacks 04-10-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By ttpete
Seen last Sunday

New outfit my friends just built. Super Tenere.
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,744
Posted By ttpete
There's nothing unique about BMW washers, they're...

There's nothing unique about BMW washers, they're not made of Unobtanium.

If ordinary copper washers are sufficient to withstand several thousand psi in brake systems, they're certainly all right...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,870
Posted By ttpete
Reckless Driving is a better one. Around here,...

Reckless Driving is a better one. Around here, that's worth 6 points and a mandatory court appearance.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-07-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 735,302
Posted By ttpete
I've had a Versys since '09, and it's been very...

I've had a Versys since '09, and it's been very reliable. My brother lives in Ft. Collins. He originally had a place up in Rist Canyon, but sold a few years before the big fire.
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,919
Posted By ttpete
Those originally had a part number tag under one...

Those originally had a part number tag under one of the top screws. Looks like whoever serviced it last tossed it. It doesn't look bad for being 50 years old. It should have the rubber pump check...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9,952
Views: 1,687,325
Posted By ttpete
S1000XR:...

S1000XR: http://www.cycleworld.com/2015/01/15/2015-bmw-s1000xr-adventure-sport-touring-motorcycle-review-photos/

http://www.cycleworld.com/olgallery/139357/139365/6
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,282
Posted By ttpete
Polaris connectors:...

Polaris connectors: http://www.polarisconnectors.com/black.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 558,579
Posted By ttpete
We had a bus driver nod off and hit and sideswipe...

We had a bus driver nod off and hit and sideswipe 17 cars coming the other way recently. Saw full video of it.
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,064
Posted By ttpete
I wasn't aware that you could even buy it...

I wasn't aware that you could even buy it anymore.

We had a vapor degreaser in a shop where I worked. We used it for engines. We'd lower the block or heads in with a hoist and spray it down to...
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,064
Posted By ttpete
That would be like using gasoline. :eek1

That would be like using gasoline. :eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 558,579
Posted By ttpete
It does my heart good to see one of those...

It does my heart good to see one of those assholes do something like that. :lol3

Once, I was on the interstate on a cold and rainy day, and it was just above freezing. As I went along, I saw the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,063
Posted By ttpete
You could cut a hole in the back side and weld it...

You could cut a hole in the back side and weld it up when done.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 37,712
Views: 9,954,003
Posted By ttpete
I worked on a few of those. We called them...

I worked on a few of those. We called them Messaschitts. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37,712
Views: 9,954,003
Posted By ttpete
Not after they tow and impound a few for a month...

Not after they tow and impound a few for a month or so. Word gets around, especially about the down time and tow/impound fees.
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,919
Posted By ttpete
You might want to check for a leak at the deck...

You might want to check for a leak at the deck lid weatherstripping. Easy to replace so it doesn't happen again. It could have hardened up over the years.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,728
Posted By ttpete
The old carb dip can uses methylene chloride with...

The old carb dip can uses methylene chloride with soluble oil floating on top to prevent evaporation. Same stuff as used in paint stripper.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 37,712
Views: 9,954,003
Posted By ttpete
We already have a long thread about this...

We already have a long thread about this silliness. Can someone merge this stuff with the countersteering thread. Please?
Forum: Vendors 03-22-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,294
Views: 351,359
Posted By ttpete
LEDs will strobe instead of modulating like an...

LEDs will strobe instead of modulating like an incandescent, which is never completely out. That's not legal and will get you cited.
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