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Forum: The Garage 10-04-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 389,318
Posted By tgeliot
Is there a hall of fame we can put that stump/dog...

Is there a hall of fame we can put that stump/dog trick in?

As for the vacuum-operated petcock, I had that problem with my Transalp, except that the valve would open most of the way most of the...
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 134,010
Posted By tgeliot
There is one particular item on KLR650s that is...

There is one particular item on KLR650s that is so well known for failure that most KLR owners replace it preemptively, and among dual sport riders it is universally known as the "doohickey". It's...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 351,687
Posted By tgeliot
I continue to appreciate the Sears Craftsman...

I continue to appreciate the Sears Craftsman corded drill I bought back in, um, the early 70s? It just keeps going and going. I've replaced the chuck once, the trigger mechanism once, and fixed the...
Forum: The Garage 07-16-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 389,318
Posted By tgeliot
Please tell us you didn't even have to remove the...

Please tell us you didn't even have to remove the belt first.
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,796
Posted By tgeliot
Snoseal

I'm fond of Snoseal (Snowseal?) brand waxy waterproofing stuff. You have to heat the item while rubbing the Snoseal in. I do it by holding it over a stove. It melts and soaks in, then hardens...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 711,552
Posted By tgeliot
It annoys me when people pray over my bike, too :D

It annoys me when people pray over my bike, too :D
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,379
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Views: 299,847
Posted By tgeliot
I know the feeling

I've had days where I had trouble counting past 7, too (or would that be two?)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 63,602
Posted By tgeliot
WANTED: paint chip repair, detailing, clear bra (SE Denver)

Grettings, inmates.

I just bought a newish car and want to get a clear bra put on it.

My old car will soon be for sale. I did a bit of paint ding touchup, and my skills are lacking. I hope I...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 389,318
Posted By tgeliot
Not motorcycle-related, but righteous

This was just too good for me to not share: removing bearings with bread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkRmKWktW70
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,991
Posted By tgeliot
Or strap Fido to the back of your bike, he lights...

Or strap Fido to the back of your bike, he lights up pretty well.
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,379
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Views: 299,847
Posted By tgeliot
I no understand. Can you please explain this...

I no understand. Can you please explain this more?
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 389,318
Posted By tgeliot
Truly outstanding.:clap

Truly outstanding.:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 711,552
Posted By tgeliot
Yeah, I'd just use the hose clamps. More trouble...

Yeah, I'd just use the hose clamps. More trouble to remove it, but I don't want to get in the habit of depending on my emergency supply.

I guess a downside would be that i would be less...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 711,552
Posted By tgeliot
Can you please provide a reference to the kind of...

Can you please provide a reference to the kind of light you got? My bike had its original front end wiped out, and an after-market light put on that might meet some legal requirement, but is pretty...
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 389,318
Posted By tgeliot
clocking?

clocking?
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By tgeliot
Motorcycle battery charger on a car battery?

I temporarily have two cars, and have let the older one sit for too long without running it. It cranks over but doesn't quite catch. I tried jump-starting it from my (very tiny) newer car with no...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 389,318
Posted By tgeliot
Might cause some rust! :rofl

Might cause some rust! :rofl
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 351,687
Posted By tgeliot
What's an autodecomp mechanism?

What's an autodecomp mechanism?
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 236,800
Posted By tgeliot
So is the problem that it bends it too sharply...

So is the problem that it bends it too sharply and cracks it? Just curious.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 63,602
Posted By tgeliot
My employer is hiring a systems engineer

My employer, Nagrastar LLC, is hiring what they're calling a "System & Support Engineer". I think this is a pretty decent place to work; the company is very stable (it is 50% owned by Echostar and...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 103,466
Posted By tgeliot
Depends on what you mean by "work". The phone GPS...

Depends on what you mean by "work". The phone GPS will be able to determine its coordinates, but at least mine needs a data connection to download anything but the crudest of maps, which it does on...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 389,318
Posted By tgeliot
Beer can shims. Pirsig would be proud.

Beer can shims. Pirsig would be proud.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,147
Posted By tgeliot
Seamless underwear

I don't normally shill for companies, but I happened to notice an ad for Jockey brand seamless underwear, and I thought you miserable inmates might want to know about it. This is a printed ad, but I...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1,379
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Views: 299,847
Posted By tgeliot
I had a leak at the petcock that sprinkled gas on...

I had a leak at the petcock that sprinkled gas on my left leg for many miles. No amount of normal laundering would get rid of the smell. What finally helped was vinegar.
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 351,687
Posted By tgeliot
I use a powerful magnet salvaged from a disk...

I use a powerful magnet salvaged from a disk drive to keep nuts and bolts from wandering. Doesn't keep them sorted, but it survives kicks.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,689
Posted By tgeliot
Cute, memorable name. I like it. I'll add...

Cute, memorable name. I like it.

I'll add that anything in Ridgway is close to Orvis Hot Springs, a great place to soak away the day's ride (unfortunately not quite walking distance). Clothing...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17,209
Views: 5,042,533
Posted By tgeliot
Doing purely armchair physics, I'll point out...

Doing purely armchair physics, I'll point out that hotter gasses are less dense only if they have all the room in the world to expand. If they're constrained by something like a muffler, then...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17,209
Views: 5,042,533
Posted By tgeliot
Hah, for a moment I thought that farm implement...

Hah, for a moment I thought that farm implement in the background was our next generation of wild home-made luggage rack.
Forum: The Garage 09-23-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 389,318
Posted By tgeliot
Years ago my boss described having broken...

Years ago my boss described having broken throttle cable on his Beetle while on a trip to Maine. He tied some twine to the throttle arm (which rotates towards the rear of the car when the throttle...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17,209
Views: 5,042,533
Posted By tgeliot
Hardly knowledgeable here, but I've been running...

Hardly knowledgeable here, but I've been running with a tweaked triple tree clamp for two years with no sign of disk warpage. I would be a lot more suspicious of the bad wheel.
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,452
Posted By tgeliot
. . . And the face of your watch.

. . . And the face of your watch.
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17,209
Views: 5,042,533
Posted By tgeliot
'Tis truly a bing of theuty. Or something like...

'Tis truly a bing of theuty. Or something like that.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15,203
Views: 2,278,044
Posted By tgeliot
Is this a 650 or 1000?

Is this a 650 or 1000?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15,203
Views: 2,278,044
Posted By tgeliot
swarthy adj swarthier, swarthiest ...

swarthy

adj swarthier, swarthiest
dark-hued or dark-complexioned

So you're saying your klim suit is racist? :huh
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15,203
Views: 2,278,044
Posted By tgeliot
Condo for rent in east Denver

I hope this is acceptable in this forum. I considered putting it in the "Vendors" forum, but that isn't region-specific.

I own a rental condo that will be available Sept. 1. It's located at 5525...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 103,466
Posted By tgeliot
Eh, how could you have really tested it before...

Eh, how could you have really tested it before buying it?
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 711,552
Posted By tgeliot
I want to see a version made from full-body...

I want to see a version made from full-body coveralls, with the arms flailing wildly around as you ride!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15,203
Views: 2,278,044
Posted By tgeliot
Sigh. Must be nice having a garage . . .

Sigh. Must be nice having a garage . . .
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 28,185
Posted By tgeliot
Don't they call it "Everyman's Rights" or...

Don't they call it "Everyman's Rights" or something like that (in their language, of course)?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 63,602
Posted By tgeliot
I found a good car mechanic in Denver

I'm not associated with these folks in any way except as a satisfied customer.

My car (a Honda Accord) developed a rattle that was diagnosed by Antero Automotive as a broken catalytic converter....
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