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Forum: The Garage 05-20-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By tvpierce
Well, if you look closely at the two pics, you...

Well, if you look closely at the two pics, you can see that these are single piston sliding calipers -- standard issue for front brakes on most cars these days. You can also tell it's a standard...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By tvpierce
Sturgis... really? Not why I ride either. ...

Sturgis... really?

Not why I ride either.

No thanks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By tvpierce
Seriously... Back away from the music library,...

Seriously... Back away from the music library, bro! Everyone hates the music people add to their riding videos.

I know you think it'll be wicked bitchin'... but I'm telling you, go au natural --...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,503
Posted By tvpierce
Made me think of this: <iframe width="420"...

Made me think of this:

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/WhE3NSTPz9w" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,378
Posted By tvpierce
Sounds like you got the ideal vehicle. Sure you...

Sounds like you got the ideal vehicle. Sure you spent a bit more on it than you wanted, but you will be spending very little on it in the next 100K miles.
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,536
Posted By tvpierce
Why no crimp connectors?

Why no crimp connectors?
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,039
Posted By tvpierce
Check the manual for your year. As I recall,...

Check the manual for your year.

As I recall, T176, T177 & T178 transmissions in Jeeps took either regular gear oil or ATF, depending on the year. This is the same family of gear boxes, not sure...
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By tvpierce
+1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By tvpierce
Pick up coil is not a common failure -- there's...

Pick up coil is not a common failure -- there's not much to go wrong with them.

Is there a resistance test in the manual to verify the part is faulty?
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By tvpierce
Looks like a GPS mount -- not sure of the brand.

Looks like a GPS mount -- not sure of the brand.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,692
Posted By tvpierce
Interesting piece of creative writing... but his...

Interesting piece of creative writing... but his editor should have run it by the accounting department.

Quote from the article:



Uhh, what? :huh:huh:huh

If your current market share...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,140
Posted By tvpierce
Think about it: "dry" is not the optimal state of...

Think about it: "dry" is not the optimal state of rubber compound if the desired outcome is grip. I don't know if WD-40 is the best conditioner for rubber, but I would imagine it's better than soap....
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By tvpierce
I have no experience with that Klutch welder, but...

I have no experience with that Klutch welder, but it looks really cool.

I'll be watching this thread.
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,379
Posted By tvpierce
Fair enough.

Fair enough.
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,379
Posted By tvpierce
I don't mean to sound dismissive, but if it's a...

I don't mean to sound dismissive, but if it's a farm truck, what do you need a speedo for? :huh
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,763
Posted By tvpierce
I haven't seen this addressed in previous posts: ...

I haven't seen this addressed in previous posts: Does the burner come on and off "cleanly"? Or does it falter on start-up and shut down?
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By tvpierce
You sure the fluid level is fine. If it lifts...

You sure the fluid level is fine. If it lifts and holds pressure, then it would appear the seals are not leaking. If it's simply not reaching max height, I would think that would point to low fluid...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,200
Posted By tvpierce
GSX-R 1000. :D Somebody had to say it! ...

GSX-R 1000. :D

Somebody had to say it! :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,157
Posted By tvpierce
Kerhonky, I'm calling you out... you're Arlo...

Kerhonky,

I'm calling you out... you're Arlo Guthrie, aren't you? :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,342
Posted By tvpierce
I have a similar one that was my Dad's. I...

I have a similar one that was my Dad's.

I doubt yours is 220v -- these Craftsman units are not that heavy-duty a machine. Unless I'm looking at it wrong, it has a standard 110v plug coiled around...
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,918
Posted By tvpierce
Since it has to be free standing, you'd do well...

Since it has to be free standing, you'd do well to embrace the "Crate and Barrel" aesthetic. Explain it to your wife as Early American Dormitory period. :rofl

I built a couple two-bed lofts in...
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,031
Posted By tvpierce
In case you don't get any takers, you can make a...

In case you don't get any takers, you can make a tube manometer.

The way those carbs work is that there are three balance adjustments: (and they're done in this order)

- one for the left pair...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,944
Posted By tvpierce
+1

+1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,546
Posted By tvpierce
The helmet linked to on Amazon looks like the...

The helmet linked to on Amazon looks like the flip-up front is not a structural item. (Think open face helmet with a face shield.)

I've never been a fan of open face helmets -- I figure I'm ugly...
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,499
Posted By tvpierce
Not to beat a dead horse, but that's incorrect. ...

Not to beat a dead horse, but that's incorrect.

It would be correct to say that any device that heats with a flame produces water, and CO2 (carbon DI-oxide). A range is a kitchen stove/oven...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,018
Posted By tvpierce
For me, the telelever front suspension was the...

For me, the telelever front suspension was the root of the weird feeling when I first got my RT. It felt like no other bike I'd ridden... because it was like no other bike I'd ridden.
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,499
Posted By tvpierce
Just to correct the misinformation earlier in...

Just to correct the misinformation earlier in this thread:

A properly functioning kerosene or propane heater does not produce carbon MONOXIDE. The natural bi-product of the combustion process is...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,386
Posted By tvpierce
Slightly off topic... but related: if you drive...

Slightly off topic... but related: if you drive screws frequently with your drill, test drive an impact driver at one of the stores. The decision will be made for you.

You'll never use a drill...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,211
Posted By tvpierce
Just a note: at 3200 lumens, the 35 watt HID is...

Just a note: at 3200 lumens, the 35 watt HID is already putting out about 2-3 times the light of the original halogen. I'm all for more light... but at some point, you're just needlessly being a...
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,021
Posted By tvpierce
Wow... that's a great publication.

Wow... that's a great publication.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,767
Posted By tvpierce
I've been described that way too! Oh, did...

I've been described that way too!

Oh, did you mean the bike? :D
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,350
Posted By tvpierce
Hard to tell from the pic... how much clearance...

Hard to tell from the pic... how much clearance between the top of the bolt and the coolant fitting?
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,953
Posted By tvpierce
Not RV antifreeze -- its alcohol based. Which is...

Not RV antifreeze -- its alcohol based. Which is why it's able to be used in RV water lines. In the spring, you drain it, flush the line, and you're good to go.

And FYI: I do give a fuck. :D
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,152
Posted By tvpierce
Or go to the pirate store and get some nose...

Or go to the pirate store and get some nose picker gloves! :lol3

http://www.save-on-web.com/GL2016.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,690
Posted By tvpierce
I assume you've tried Sky Geek? ...

I assume you've tried Sky Geek?

http://search.skygeek.com/?vwcatalog=stylespilotshop&keywords=camloc&x=0&y=0
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,702
Posted By tvpierce
Automotive header paint. Available in a rattle...

Automotive header paint. Available in a rattle can at any auto parts store.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,234
Posted By tvpierce
Cool project! I'm in.

Cool project!

I'm in.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 88,893
Posted By tvpierce
I'm pretty sure that in 20 years, the people who...

I'm pretty sure that in 20 years, the people who are now 40, will be 60.

Just sayin'!
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,596
Posted By tvpierce
You forgot: blow off all parts with compressed...

You forgot: blow off all parts with compressed nitrogen! :1drink
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,876
Posted By tvpierce
Believe it or not, I actually bought an new...

Believe it or not, I actually bought an new automotive multi-meter a couple years ago -- specifically for its dwell angle function. (for working on the Chevy engine in my 1968 OMC I/O boat)

But...
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