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Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 420,605
Posted By k-moe
That would have never happened if fuses cost less...

That would have never happened if fuses cost less than a penny.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-26-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,287
Posted By k-moe
Any idea where the pic was taken? It would e a...

Any idea where the pic was taken? It would e a long-shot but you could try to have the plate number matched up to the registration to find out what that is. A lot of records were lost during the war,...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,531
Posted By k-moe
There's a lot to be learned from a blacksmith,...

There's a lot to be learned from a blacksmith, especially for someone wanting to bend metal as part of a fabrication project.
If you only learn how to use one set of tools (even if they are the...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,531
Posted By k-moe
When you were learning how to read did you learn...

When you were learning how to read did you learn letter-sound relationships first, or did your teacher start you off memorizing whole words?
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2,733
Views: 371,632
Posted By k-moe
It isn't. Extra condensation in the engine cases,...

It isn't. Extra condensation in the engine cases, and extra acids in the oil is the result of that particular practice. Etched bearings are harder to remedy than a varnished carb is.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-21-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 751
Posted By k-moe
Just promise that you won't do anything that...

Just promise that you won't do anything that can't be undone. You have a fairly desirable Tomos there.

OH.....you also have to promise to have fun.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-20-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,129
Posted By k-moe
They are mainly used for racing purposes. The...

They are mainly used for racing purposes. The clutch has springs that determine at what RMP the shoes swing out to engage the clutch bell. Adjustable clutches have provisions to change to different...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-20-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By k-moe
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Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-20-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 348,761
Posted By k-moe
Move the box forward. I'd bet that your tongue...

Move the box forward. I'd bet that your tongue weight is a bit low.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-20-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 348,761
Posted By k-moe
And SmugMug accounts. Same owner.

And SmugMug accounts. Same owner.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-19-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,129
Posted By k-moe
What you describe as "judder" is typically caused...

What you describe as "judder" is typically caused by poor clutch engagement at low engine speeds. Your method of takeoff masks the issue, but an adjustable clutch would allow you to set things up for...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-19-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 62,591
Posted By k-moe
I would take a VOM to the circuit to be sure that...

I would take a VOM to the circuit to be sure that the ammeter on the bike is showing you what you think it is showing you. It would be a shame to find that you're really drawing more amps than you...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By k-moe
From when you bought them, or from when they were...

From when you bought them, or from when they were made?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-11-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 27,396
Posted By k-moe
Well in that case, neither will a shoulder bolt.

Well in that case, neither will a shoulder bolt.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-11-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 27,396
Posted By k-moe
Clean the bolt thoroughly, and fill the center...

Clean the bolt thoroughly, and fill the center portion of threads with that silicon-bronze rod that you've already got on hand.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,812
Posted By k-moe
You can put motorcycles in the back of a truck?...

You can put motorcycles in the back of a truck? :scratch
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,528
Posted By k-moe
^That^ Parts are pretty easy to source. He...

^That^

Parts are pretty easy to source. He used a commonly avaliable engine in them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,435
Posted By k-moe
:deal

:deal
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,850
Posted By k-moe
Belt care...

Belt care tips.http://www.leatherdrivebelts.com/3.html
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,574
Posted By k-moe
When a species damages the environment enough,...

When a species damages the environment enough, the population naturally declines. I'd prefer to fix the problem on the front-end (lower birth rates), than on the back end (miserable deaths due to...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,574
Posted By k-moe
The air quality on the plains is not as good as...

The air quality on the plains is not as good as you think it is. Wichita has had multiple smog alert days over the past several summers....
Forum: Battle scooters 01-04-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By k-moe
There is surface rust on the contact points of...

There is surface rust on the contact points of the washer. It's been sitting on your shed floor for some time. Unless you had the wheel off for a month, that isn't from your machine.
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 494,977
Posted By k-moe
IF you haven't been laid off of work...otherwise...

IF you haven't been laid off of work...otherwise you're spot on.
(double digit inflation, and double digit unemployment during '81 and '82)
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 255,208
Posted By k-moe
An extra $1.00 worth of riding time is more...

An extra $1.00 worth of riding time is more valuable than an extra $1.00 worth of octane rating :deal
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,360
Posted By k-moe
Which option gets you riding sooner? So long as...

Which option gets you riding sooner? So long as you can reverse the modifications later on, I dont' see any reason to not do it.

Of course you'll have to be labeled as a bastard that ruins old...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 51,626
Posted By k-moe
If it makes you feel any better, I'm on year...

If it makes you feel any better, I'm on year eleven of a three-year home remodeling project.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,574
Posted By k-moe
A few points of fact: 1. Corn really is not...

A few points of fact:

1. Corn really is not the best crop to make fuel from, but it's not the worst either.

2. Sweet corn (the kind people eat) is not used to make fuel ethanol; dent (feed)...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,817
Posted By k-moe
You can treat the pits with Naval Jelly, then...

You can treat the pits with Naval Jelly, then fill the pits in with lead. If you plan on keeping the patina and shooting clear over it, the lead will only add to the look since it is a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 494,977
Posted By k-moe
The "dumping of product" that the Japanese were...

The "dumping of product" that the Japanese were accused of was the result of motorcycles sitting on showroom floors during a multi-year sales slump. It's weird how people aren't interested in buying...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,484
Posted By k-moe
That would work great so long as there are no...

That would work great so long as there are no steel parts that penetrate through the plastic base. The worst thing to do to a tractor wheel is put calcium in it (chloride or otherwise). It dosen't...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,484
Posted By k-moe
:rofl Everything is chemicals.....EVERYTHING...

:rofl

Everything is chemicals.....EVERYTHING :deal
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 420,605
Posted By k-moe
Cold air is also dry air. Any water that was...

Cold air is also dry air. Any water that was inside the device was drawn into the air inside of the freezer. I reccomend using the refiidgerator instead. It's also dry air, and will take a bit longer...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 925,360
Posted By k-moe
Several years ago there was a "dude" on...

Several years ago there was a "dude" on TotalRuckus who sold footpegs that were modeled after a different sort of cock. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 494,977
Posted By k-moe
I'll go one step further and guess that many of...

I'll go one step further and guess that many of the Motus haters are the type that are happy that U.S. factories close because they got laid-off of work once.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,376
Posted By k-moe
If the float height isn't set properly it will...

If the float height isn't set properly it will never run well at WOT.

Mr. Bigwheel, Check to be sure that the float tang isn't getting caught on the float pin perch. Is the float needle clip...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By k-moe
Yes. Block heater. Magnetic on the old truck....

Yes. Block heater. Magnetic on the old truck. Freeze plug heater on the new tuck.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,465
Posted By k-moe
Any decent motorcyce shop. or bicycle shop, can...

Any decent motorcyce shop. or bicycle shop, can make you new cables to the length that you need. You can also order them from http://www.flanderscables.com, or just the parts to make your own.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-12-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,603
Posted By k-moe
Let's not forget that the final drive ratio can...

Let's not forget that the final drive ratio can be changed as well. I did that with my Zuma 125 to get it up to 70 MPH once I found that the 155cc kit was giving me enough power to get there. Before...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,054
Posted By k-moe
Take for example the 1 horsepower engine. First...

Take for example the 1 horsepower engine. First assume that the load that it is moving weighs 10,000 pounds.....
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,376
Posted By k-moe
:deal Float height is critical on a CV carb,...

:deal

Float height is critical on a CV carb, and is the primary reason that so many people curse them. The fuel level has to be within a milimeter or so of the required setting or you will get...
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