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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,282
Posted By HaySeed
Target practice? Are we talking snow balls, sling...

Target practice? Are we talking snow balls, sling shots or firearms? Don't leave us hanging man, what did ya get?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,439
Posted By HaySeed
You don't suck. You were going ten over on...

You don't suck.

You were going ten over on an unfamiliar gravel strewn twisty road. Legally a cop could have lit you up and given you a ticket for ten over and too fast for conditions.

The...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By HaySeed
Yes there are several methods for tanning hides,...

Yes there are several methods for tanning hides, some are washable some are not.

I raise sheep and consequently have a pile of sheepskins some are washable some are not. If you wash a non-washable...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,556
Posted By HaySeed
I've jump started my 1975 BMW from a running car...

I've jump started my 1975 BMW from a running car before and didn't burn anything up. As a disclaimer I don't remember if this was before or after I installed the enduralast system. Actually I think...
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2009, 06:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,222
Posted By HaySeed
Nicely done dude, seriously, the tool may look...

Nicely done dude, seriously, the tool may look crude but this a case were function is more important than form.

Getting tooled up is a lifetime process, I have a long way to go myself. I'm...
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,222
Posted By HaySeed
I just fixed my gearbox, being able to say that...

I just fixed my gearbox, being able to say that gives me a warm fuzzy feeling.

When mine started acting up my line of thinking went like this: If I can pull the gearbox myself that will save me...
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,496
Posted By HaySeed
Big Sky in Missoula Montana, a BMW dealer....

Big Sky in Missoula Montana, a BMW dealer. Outstanding group of people, you walk up to the parts counter and the parts guy seems genuinely interested in helping you. It doesn't matter if you are...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By HaySeed
I have seen heated mirrors on an older Peterbilt....

I have seen heated mirrors on an older Peterbilt. It's kind of a neat idea. If they make a heated fisheye mirror, you could peel the heating sticker gizmo off the back of the glass and slap it on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,745
Posted By HaySeed
I wish I lived in a more bicycle aware culture. I...

I wish I lived in a more bicycle aware culture. I really love riding my bicycle but where I live now it just isn't going to happen. I understand the gentleman from the Netherlands argument, perhaps...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By HaySeed
Gentlemen, I have got my gearbox back together...

Gentlemen, I have got my gearbox back together and it bench shifts like a dream.

The farmer I harvest for came by the other day and saw my motorcycle scattered across the shop, it kind of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2009, 06:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,745
Posted By HaySeed
Road rash is road rash, wear a helmet, wear some...

Road rash is road rash, wear a helmet, wear some gloves, wear safety glasses. Be safe.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By HaySeed
Thanks for the replies, awesome. A couple...

Thanks for the replies, awesome.

A couple of things, one: word around the campfire is that Ivan was let go from Macs', not positive, just what I've heard. Mac's is pretty tight fisted with their...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By HaySeed
Not a hijack at all. I originally posted my...

Not a hijack at all. I originally posted my gearbox questions on old school, and got some input. I'm just exploring my options. I have access to a press and dismantling and reassembling the shafts...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By HaySeed
looking for opinions

Hey all, I live in Palouse Washington, it's about fifty miles south of Spokane and fifty miles north of Lewiston / Clarkston.

Does anybody have input about the quality of work done by Macs'...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By HaySeed
Thanks for the input. All the components in the...

Thanks for the input. All the components in the shifting mechanism look crisp, I do intend to replace the nylon roller. The mechanism outside of the gearbox works smoothly. The gears on the shafts...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By HaySeed
I have indeed tried bench shifting the gearbox,...

I have indeed tried bench shifting the gearbox, she is a no go.
I my need to edit my first diagnosis I can't get into third gear with ease, once I get third, I can clip through the rest without...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By HaySeed
Yep, Ive taken it apart and put it together three...

Yep, Ive taken it apart and put it together three times, I'm at a loss. I'll admit gearboxes scare me too, not nearly as much as clocks but a close second. I usually crack open a gearbox and find...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By HaySeed
When you say dogs I assume you mean the square...

When you say dogs I assume you mean the square pegs that fit in the square holes, if that is the case then the answer is everything on all three shafts looks immaculate.

Is it possible that...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By HaySeed
Well after some delay, waiting for the hydraulic...

Well after some delay, waiting for the hydraulic gear puller to arrive then building an extension for it, of course my original flange puller folded like a cheap tent. So after building a more robust...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,504
Posted By HaySeed
I bought some Whites after my Nicks wore out....

I bought some Whites after my Nicks wore out. Went right to the Whites store in Spokane was fitted, and left about 500 dollars poorer, tax and brand name grease included. The first thing I noticed...
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,919
Posted By HaySeed
I've had pretty good luck cutting polycarbonate...

I've had pretty good luck cutting polycarbonate with a band saw.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By HaySeed
Yes that is one tough nut to crack. I made a...

Yes that is one tough nut to crack. I made a flange holder out of a couple of thick hardened washers welded together and welded a handle to that. I screwed the gearbox down to a chunk of 2 X 12 with...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By HaySeed
R 90/6 gearbox issues

I have a 1975 R90/6, on the past few rides I have had a difficult time getting into fourth gear. I can eventually get it in gear by holding my mouth just right, weighting and unweighting the gearbox,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,605
Posted By HaySeed
Well I sort of feel like an ass, not the first...

Well I sort of feel like an ass, not the first time I guess. I started to think about my approach to the shop across the lawn, through the mud to the gavel, then up the 12" plank and into the shop. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,605
Posted By HaySeed
I was driving back from the elevator in an empty...

I was driving back from the elevator in an empty grain truck, we had about ten minutes of rain on the Palouse clay roads and I ended up in a stubble field couldn't steer, no brakes, no throttle, I...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By HaySeed
Sorry to dig this back up again, but you guys...

Sorry to dig this back up again, but you guys aren't going to believe this.

So I struggled with the neutral switch, I couldn't get my new switch in the hole. I put the old switch back in filled...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,731
Posted By HaySeed
When in doubt, ram steel. :pot :amazon :D

When in doubt, ram steel. :pot :amazon :D
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By HaySeed
I have a pair, or I guess I should say I believe...

I have a pair, or I guess I should say I believe I have a pair. They are textile pants, waterproof with a removable liner, double hip pads and adjustable knee pads? I like everything about mine...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By HaySeed
Returning the switch is complicated, I bought it...

Returning the switch is complicated, I bought it from the BMW shop in Missoula, that's a good three hundred miles away. It is a good ride, but I would need more justification than just a neutral...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By HaySeed
I'm pretty sure I have the right switch, because...

I'm pretty sure I have the right switch, because it's the expensive one, if it turns out I needed the cheaper one, I'll have a neutral switch for sale on the flea market. You know the old saying "no...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By HaySeed
1975 R90/6 drooling seal question

So the gear shift lever has a little gear oil drooling off of it, and I want to address the problem. I did a quick search of this forum and found the answer I was looking for, but the answer is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,908
Posted By HaySeed
:photog

:photog
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,096
Posted By HaySeed
Almost all of my stay alive in traffic skills...

Almost all of my stay alive in traffic skills come from many years of commuting on a bicycle. Get yourself a bicycle hit some serious downtown traffic and see what that does for you. My experience...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,569
Posted By HaySeed
For me the thing that transfers most directly is...

For me the thing that transfers most directly is the confidence in tires. I lean way over on my bicycle and I feel comfortable doing this because I have confidence in my tires ability to grip the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,487
Posted By HaySeed
When I was a kid the mailman shot my dog with...

When I was a kid the mailman shot my dog with pepper spray, gave him the whole nine yards right in the face, it didn't even phase him in fact it just pissed him off. After that he hated all...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,884
Posted By HaySeed
Hey, so the stripes give you vertigo when you...

Hey, so the stripes give you vertigo when you stare at them, some guys charge extra for that.

Try killing him with an axe.

Well of course I'm drunk, that's probably why I think I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,469
Posted By HaySeed
The book "Total Control" is pretty informative as...

The book "Total Control" is pretty informative as well as entertaining, after all, reading about riding should be as fun as riding.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By HaySeed
Well, they say the road to Hell is paved with...

Well, they say the road to Hell is paved with good intentions.
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2008, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,807
Posted By HaySeed
I just use the can opener on my swiss army knife,...

I just use the can opener on my swiss army knife, I always have it with me anyway.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-04-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 986
Posted By HaySeed
I think the reason motorcycle insurance is so...

I think the reason motorcycle insurance is so cheap in Washington is because it isn't required. My full coverage policy on the bike is less than my bare bones policy on my car. There are days when I...
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