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Forum: The Garage 03-16-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,512
Posted By dirtdiver
Any pictures? I have a well and will help if I...

Any pictures? I have a well and will help if I can.

Mine is a simple set up compared to yours. My water comes from 900 feet down. I have a 5HP pump in the bottom of the well, the water pumps...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-18-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,374
Posted By dirtdiver
I would imagine the the 1190 will follow in the...

I would imagine the the 1190 will follow in the footsteps of the 990 and be pretty reliable.

I just turned over 38K miles on my 2008 990. It left me stranded once with a bad fuel pump. The water...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,222
Posted By dirtdiver
Well, thanks for the tips. I definitely...

Well, thanks for the tips.

I definitely agree that Mrs Def seems tough but fair, and smart too! :D

My 990 has a Rick Meyer seat that has a pretty good dish to the passenger spot. Also it does...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,222
Posted By dirtdiver
Wife didn't like the pillion spot on GS

I have about 38K miles on my 990. On rides of more than an hour my wife's knees bother her from being an an acute angle. She has pretty long legs for her 5'7" frame. Anyway, I thought she might...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-08-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By dirtdiver
This is the type of history lesson I enjoy! Some...

This is the type of history lesson I enjoy! Some insightful comments and some great then/now pictures. Thanks!

DD
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-16-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 607
Posted By dirtdiver
It was closer to 0930 this morning not...

It was closer to 0930 this morning not "just"
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-16-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 607
Posted By dirtdiver
I just saw 4 each 1190's headed towards Mexico

It was a pretty sight! 4 guys headed south on Hwy 94 near my house in Jamul CA.

I felt like whipping my car around and joining them!

Of course about 30 minutes later it was raining hard and I...
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,133
Posted By dirtdiver
Wow, those look nice.

Wow, those look nice.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,555
Posted By dirtdiver
Hey i take back the "kind of dorky part" ...

Hey i take back the "kind of dorky part" :lol3:lol3

BTW what type of mileage do you get on that honda?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,555
Posted By dirtdiver
If you do the "oil drain hose modification" the...

If you do the "oil drain hose modification" the oil changes are pretty easy and only come up every 5-6K miles. I do a "full" oil change every other oil change. Water pump, chain and check valves...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-11-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By dirtdiver
+1. Good advice with some good links.

+1. Good advice with some good links.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,855
Posted By dirtdiver
I wonder will any of these work at 75 mph with...

I wonder will any of these work at 75 mph with some good wind noise going on?

DD
Forum: Americas 11-16-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,700
Posted By dirtdiver
I am with these other guys on 2 things. 1) a gun...

I am with these other guys on 2 things. 1) a gun would be a hassle and just something else to keep track of and protect. The west is not nearly as wild as it was. 2) I would stay north vs coming...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-11-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,624
Posted By dirtdiver
I would think that a chemical toilet in the...

I would think that a chemical toilet in the confines of a pickup truck cab would be more trouble than it was worth. But I would be interested to hear how this works for you. DD
Forum: Americas 11-10-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,061
Posted By dirtdiver
I never seen that either and have probably gone...

I never seen that either and have probably gone through that crossing 50 times. I hope it does not happen to me!

The OP probably has plenty of good advice by this time. But my .02. I agree that...
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,372
Posted By dirtdiver
I wonder if this would be a good application for...

I wonder if this would be a good application for plasti-dip? If you don't like it - change it.

DD
Forum: Racing 11-09-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 48,469
Posted By dirtdiver
+1

+1
Forum: The Garage 11-08-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
Yes. I live in Jamul.

Yes. I live in Jamul.
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
Just got a 2015 accord hybrid with Navigation. I...

Just got a 2015 accord hybrid with Navigation. I drove it home but intend to play more with it tomorrow. Pretty happy with it - you are right many of the owners comments were really positive.

If...
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
Haha. Good idea! :lol3 I am thinking of an...

Haha. Good idea! :lol3

I am thinking of an accord hybrid or a Lexus Ct200 hybrid. I am still on travel but will be back this Sat late.

It is surprising to me that the car mags rate the CT200...
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
Nope! Didn't crap my pants either! :loll:lol3 ...

Nope! Didn't crap my pants either! :loll:lol3

DD
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
So, here is the deal, I just heard from my...

So, here is the deal, I just heard from my insurance company. $15.1K of damage. All OEM parts since the car is less than 24 months old. The car blue books at $20K-ish. They will total it.
...
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
Wow, that car had some bad karma!

Wow, that car had some bad karma!
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
OK, that is good to know. I wonder if a Golf...

OK, that is good to know. I wonder if a Golf would be too small for me though.

I was also looking at an accord hybrid. Good mileage with cheap gas. The downside for me is no 60/40 folding...
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
I am not sure what I will get and don't want to...

I am not sure what I will get and don't want to get to fired up about it prior to hearing what the insurance says.

I have about a 70 mile commute (RT) and then I live in the country so everything...
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
Well, plenty of opinions! Which is what I asked...

Well, plenty of opinions! Which is what I asked for! :D

The guy that hit me was in a 1990 isuzu trooper going about 30 mph. He appeared to be a poor mexican roofer on the way to work. The...
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
The steering wheel airbag deployed. DD

The steering wheel airbag deployed.

DD
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
That IS a bummer. DD

That IS a bummer.

DD
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
Ahhh. Well, you know more than I do and it is in...

Ahhh. Well, you know more than I do and it is in line with what my insurance is saying.

I wonder how they evaluate the possible damage to the engine and transmission before starting on the job?...
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
I liked that car ALOT. And I might get another...

I liked that car ALOT. And I might get another one.

However, I wonder if they will be able to put it back together and if they do will it ever be right??

Also, then when I go to sell it - it...
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,785
Posted By dirtdiver
Hey I got rear ended in my car- do you think this will be totaled?

Guy's, I was on the freeway stopped. I got rear ended and subsequently pushed into the truck in front of me. The front of my car mostly slid under the bumper of the truck in front.

Do you think...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By dirtdiver
I either go with the street riding style and then...

I either go with the street riding style and then in either mesh if it's hot or full leather if it is cool...
OR
I go in dirt riding style with this sort of thing as my basis and then layer up from...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By dirtdiver
what type of riding are you planning to do? ...

what type of riding are you planning to do? Street, dirt, etc??

What kind of boots?

When?

What altitude?

DD
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,863
Posted By dirtdiver
That is some good info, thanks.

That is some good info, thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 41,117
Posted By dirtdiver
Wow, great RR! I read each page from the comfort...

Wow, great RR! I read each page from the comfort of my couch!

DD
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,863
Posted By dirtdiver
Yes, that is exactly what I am thinking. One...

Yes, that is exactly what I am thinking. One space at a time. I wonder if you can rent one of those pod things in your situation for a month??

DD
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,863
Posted By dirtdiver
I think that these doors are fairly common in an...

I think that these doors are fairly common in an industrial setting.

http://www.rollupdoorsdirect.com

Mine are not insulated.

DD
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,863
Posted By dirtdiver
I have got to say that tile seems like way too...

I have got to say that tile seems like way too much work. Also, then there is the grout to keep clean. It looks nice though I will admit.

DD
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,863
Posted By dirtdiver
So, after the feedback here and a couple hours on...

So, after the feedback here and a couple hours on the garage journal I am leaning towards DIY Epoxy. It does not seem that bad. Clean the floor of oil stains (mine is not that bad), acid etch, dry...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,293
Posted By dirtdiver
I think that the dirt bike SOP is to listen to...

I think that the dirt bike SOP is to listen to the engine, feel the torque and shift from those two things vs looking at a tachometer.

Also, I think at least in the states a speedometer is...
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