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Forum: Equipment 09-07-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,642
Posted By chris in tn
I work for a trucking company that runs...

I work for a trucking company that runs approximately 2000 trucks a day all over the south east. We tested the dear whistles a couple of years ago. Our rates of deer strikes actually went up 2%....
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By chris in tn
Yea, that is the one. I like it too because it is...

Yea, that is the one. I like it too because it is spiral bound and can be laid out flat. A spine bound atlas seems to be difficult to read sometimes in the middle. That is also a good price listed.
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By chris in tn
Harley dealers have a really good one available....

Harley dealers have a really good one available. It's pages are water resistant, has good detail and recommended rides in a given state. Also has all the Harley dealers listed in it if that is of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-17-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,266
Posted By chris in tn
When you get to Newfouldland.....

When you get to Newfoundland you have to look up local celebrity Donnie Dumphy....http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2XEGaMP1cM
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,438
Posted By chris in tn
Their original business was to buy used high...

Their original business was to buy used high end(mostly Vanson) leathers and resale them to others. Kind of like a leather pawn shop. They have since discontinued this service as best as I can tell...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By chris in tn
I do not remember that particular watch, but...

I do not remember that particular watch, but Casio makes a couple of watches with those features.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By chris in tn
I was told a long time ago that a free bike is...

I was told a long time ago that a free bike is the most expensive bike you will own. It has proven true for me several times. But, I enjoy working on old bikes and getting them going again.
Forum: Vendors 09-25-2008, 04:42 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 74,242
Posted By chris in tn
Yea, I should have posted an update. I added a...

Yea, I should have posted an update. I added a pair of sunglasses for $6 and it all worked, the $47 per bag and free shipping. UPS tracking# says they should arrive Friday!!
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 74,242
Posted By chris in tn
I can get the discounted price at final checkout...

I can get the discounted price at final checkout but it says "no additional discounts available on this item" so I can not get the free shipping even though I am over $100. I have used the "sendnow"...
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,489
Posted By chris in tn
I have always bought 1gal. jugs of Mobil1 15-50...

I have always bought 1gal. jugs of Mobil1 15-50 at Wal-Mart. I know in different markets they stock different items however so it may not be stocked at your Wal-Mart.
Forum: The Garage 08-25-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By chris in tn
If I am not mistaken, KLR plastics are made of...

If I am not mistaken, KLR plastics are made of Polypropylene. The only glue that will work on Polypropylene is a 3M product I forget the name of. Welding or an epoxy may be your only choice. Or you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By chris in tn
Thumb '96 Husky 610 Info Needed

I have an opportunity to buy a 96 Husy 610 that seems to be in decent shape. I can not seem to find much info on this model however. Lots of info on the newer 610's. What are the good, bad, and...
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By chris in tn
+1 on the bolt. I have found over the years...

+1 on the bolt. I have found over the years working on an unfamiliar bike or car and something will not come loose it is usually a hidden bolt/nut somewhere. Make sure the cover is clean, I have...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By chris in tn
Newark has a very good selection with no minimum...

Newark has a very good selection with no minimum purchase.
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By chris in tn
You could try Cyclegear there is one in Lenexa,...

You could try Cyclegear there is one in Lenexa, KS. They usually have a decent selection of gear. Decent but not great prices. If you sign-up on their web site you can get a sale paper and coupons...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2008, 03:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,298
Posted By chris in tn
Wiley-X has a motorcycle specific frame. I have a...

Wiley-X has a motorcycle specific frame. I have a pair and like them pretty well. They fit well under my full face.
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 21,607
Posted By chris in tn
I work for a trucking company. We put them on...

I work for a trucking company. We put them on every truck in our system, over 2000 trucks running every night. Our deer attacks actually went up 1.3% over the same period the previous year and has...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,746
Posted By chris in tn
Rick Mayer nearly cost me my trip to Daytona a...

Rick Mayer nearly cost me my trip to Daytona a few years ago. Instead I got my bare foam(no vinyl cover) seat back the day I was to leave after weeks of unanswered phone calls and several broken...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By chris in tn
+1 on the Airhawks, long days in the saddle are a...

+1 on the Airhawks, long days in the saddle are a breeze. Much better than any gel pads I have tried.
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,171
Posted By chris in tn
You can get them at Wal Mart in the boating...

You can get them at Wal Mart in the boating supplies dept.
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,815
Posted By chris in tn
With that cabinet(I have the same one) you must...

With that cabinet(I have the same one) you must hook up some sort of vacuum to the filtered exhaust port. I use a small shop vac and fabed up a plastic hook up to it. I figured out after being...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,787
Posted By chris in tn
I like these Z1R Jimmy helmets. These are just...

I like these Z1R Jimmy helmets. These are just two colors, they have a few more. They run about $75 +/-

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa211/lowery100/jimmyhelmet.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,658
Posted By chris in tn
Have you tried wildguzzi.com or guzzitech.com I...

Have you tried wildguzzi.com or guzzitech.com I replaced the rotor on my T-3 but can not remember how I got it off, I know I did not have any special tool. Seems to me you use the long screw in the...
Forum: The Garage 07-16-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By chris in tn
He and his wife are back on the road. I met him...

He and his wife are back on the road. I met him in Gordansville with a new in line fuse and got it soldered in and he was on his way.
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By chris in tn
I too find it to be very distracting. I tried it...

I too find it to be very distracting. I tried it for about 5 miles and had to pull over and pull them out. I found I could not hear the engine enough to shift properly and found it distracting on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-16-2008, 03:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By chris in tn
Glad I could help. I'll look you up for that cold...

Glad I could help. I'll look you up for that cold beer should I ever make it out to CA. :beer
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-13-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By chris in tn
What part of Nashville are you in? I live in the...

What part of Nashville are you in? I live in the area and am off work all week and have a truck, trailer, garage and all the tools you might need. If all else fails I know most of the local dealers...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,726
Posted By chris in tn
The whisper lite is a good stove. Although I have...

The whisper lite is a good stove. Although I have been using an older version of the XKG for close to 18 years now with no problems. I bought it because it was capable of burning diesel with the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-29-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,830
Posted By chris in tn
While hard to come nowadays the Buell "race" pipe...

While hard to come nowadays the Buell "race" pipe opens up the exhaust nicely but is not overly loud. They pop up on ebay from time to time.
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,923
Posted By chris in tn
If I am not mistaken the Honda Rebal 250 uses the...

If I am not mistaken the Honda Rebal 250 uses the some base motor. Don't know for sure if all the mounts are the same though.
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,204
Posted By chris in tn
KBC makes Buell helmets.

KBC makes Buell helmets.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-06-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,901
Posted By chris in tn
The rack can be ordered. It is difficult however....

The rack can be ordered. It is difficult however. After I totaled my 1st Uly. and bought my new one, all I wanted was the top rack and bag. When my dealer called Buell to order they would not, at...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,246
Posted By chris in tn
Radio shack has a good selection also.

Radio shack has a good selection also.
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,257
Posted By chris in tn
I/many have run lawn mower batteries in older...

I/many have run lawn mower batteries in older Moto-Guzzis. They drop right in the compartment and work fine for 3-4 years and cost about $20.

It may be worth your while to invest in a battery...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By chris in tn
Don't know about KBO but I have heard good things...

Don't know about KBO but I have heard good things about these:
http://www.gussetclothing.com/defend.html
Forum: Photos 05-30-2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7,696
Views: 2,674,666
Posted By chris in tn
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa211/lowery100...

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa211/lowery100/dieselworms.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,904
Posted By chris in tn
Thumb Be careful not to mistake pinging for typical...

Be careful not to mistake pinging for typical engine noise for these bikes. These are relatively noisy engines compared to most liquid cooled I-4's. On that note there have been a few to have real...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,904
Posted By chris in tn
I have run 89 in the winter. But, in the hot...

I have run 89 in the winter. But, in the hot weather I have got pinging with it. So now I just use premium.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,904
Posted By chris in tn
Welcome aboard. I too live in the Nashville...

Welcome aboard. I too live in the Nashville area(Mt Juliet) and have an 06 Uly. I don't know who the mohawk guy is but there a few Uly riders in the area.
I have a Harbor Freight tire changer I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-20-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,682
Posted By chris in tn
Just like RWVEN said above. Save your money and...

Just like RWVEN said above. Save your money and do it your self. Or better yet spend a little but on the Buell service manual. It will give you very detailed instructions on nearly every maintenance...
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