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Forum: The Garage 04-20-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,446
Posted By GreaseMonkey
No there is no motor per se in the speedometer. ...

No there is no motor per se in the speedometer.

These types of noises can be real hair pullers. Here's one possible TSB:
...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,755
Posted By GreaseMonkey
This. Just find any sort of antique vehicle...

This. Just find any sort of antique vehicle museum that is local- someplace within 20 minutes of you has an old car, firetruck, airplane, locomotive, etc that has a crew that keeps it running or is...
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,102
Posted By GreaseMonkey
Awesome! Now with any luck the shop will blow...

Awesome! Now with any luck the shop will blow those races off with a torch in less time than it takes me to type this, polish the hub with some sandpaper and put your new bearings/hubs on and you'll...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By GreaseMonkey
Have you verified after all that work there is...

Have you verified after all that work there is still no spark? Is the plug wire new or old? Make sure you check when kicking it over with the plug out BTW.
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,355
Posted By GreaseMonkey
It depends on how tiny the leak is, sometimes it...

It depends on how tiny the leak is, sometimes it just shows as a weep but can get rid of quite an amount of coolant.

Anyway, I understand your viewpoint on the stop leak products but I'd sure try...
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,102
Posted By GreaseMonkey
P.S. I'm sure you do but wear eye protection. I...

P.S. I'm sure you do but wear eye protection. I was htting a bearing race similar to this, though it was much bigger and I was using a sledge hammer and the race was on an anvil but the bearing...
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,102
Posted By GreaseMonkey
Sorry it is being a pain. ...

Sorry it is being a pain.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7655/16825226997_2d0d87f6f4_c.jpg

You can be a bit more aggressive with the dremel, and to be honest if you cut a bit into the axle...
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,355
Posted By GreaseMonkey
Not saying this is your problem, can't do that...

Not saying this is your problem, can't do that without looking at it but this link is worth looking at:

http://www.cartruckinfo.com/chevrolet-impala-head-gasket-leak.html


Anyway, it sounds...
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,102
Posted By GreaseMonkey
As mentioned, most any farm supply store, or...

As mentioned, most any farm supply store, or boat/RV place will have replacements and pretty cheaply.

You usually get a kit like this:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,461
Posted By GreaseMonkey
I'd be interested in seeing what "failed" means....

I'd be interested in seeing what "failed" means. Is that a failed horn button or a failed connecting rod?
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By GreaseMonkey
Drums all the way around, correct? I would...

Drums all the way around, correct?

I would check the diameter of the drums. If the drums are too large an ID the MC does not have the volume for all the take-up, even when the shoes are adjusted...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By GreaseMonkey
I'd try just using some LM7812 regulators, one...

I'd try just using some LM7812 regulators, one for each bulb lead so 2 for the tail light. And you get the rare magic 3 all together- quick, easy, AND cheap.
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By GreaseMonkey
If you have a wobble that starts at 1 mph there...

If you have a wobble that starts at 1 mph there is a physically damaged or worn tire/wheel issue.

There may be other issues that show up when you move faster, but once you are going at a brisk...
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,493
Posted By GreaseMonkey
I agree with jvb here, spending more money might...

I agree with jvb here, spending more money might get you a nicer/more robust housing but I don't actually know if they work better, they all seem to work the same. My only suggestion is to make sure...
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,054
Posted By GreaseMonkey
Mineral spirits works well and is less smelly.

Mineral spirits works well and is less smelly.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-25-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By GreaseMonkey
OK, is you Garmin connector this one: ...

OK, is you Garmin connector this one:
http://i5.walmartimages.com/dfw/dce07b8c-8953/k2-_01f702b5-50ec-4330-92f7-3ccce9b00752.v1.jpg

and I am not certain what you exactly want to do.

You have...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,962
Posted By GreaseMonkey
Yup, and then they'll try to rip you off more by...

Yup, and then they'll try to rip you off more by charging you to program the computer, which the EPA passed a law mandating it be done for free but they don't tell you that.
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,212
Posted By GreaseMonkey
I bought one of these this winter, they are $6...

I bought one of these this winter, they are $6 shipped, and am planning to glue a magnet to it for the ultimate cheapie DRO:
...
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By GreaseMonkey
It also works pretty accurately putting the end...

It also works pretty accurately putting the end of a piece of tubing in your ear and adjusting the carbs so the pitch of the hissing noise is identical with the other end of the tubing placed in the...
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,453
Posted By GreaseMonkey
The problem with head gaskets is it is such a...

The problem with head gaskets is it is such a high stakes gamble if you bet wrong and lose, it is worth taking the trouble to find out what the factory manual says on how to do it.

Many...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,061
Posted By GreaseMonkey
If you look at a timesert, the internal threads...

If you look at a timesert, the internal threads are essentially tapered at the base, so you insert it with something threaded then replace that tool with a longer one which swages out the bottom...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,061
Posted By GreaseMonkey
I suspect you may be able to use the helicoil tap...

I suspect you may be able to use the helicoil tap you already have. You'll need to follow it up with a slight countersink but you probably have something suitable laying around that will work for the...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,800
Posted By GreaseMonkey
What are the dimensions of your light? Here...

What are the dimensions of your light?

Here is a LED motorcycle headlight, 25 watt 10-30 volts and supposedly 900 lumens for $25:...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By GreaseMonkey
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-4hxI7FkkEGg/Uuwre0lI5ZI/...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-4hxI7FkkEGg/Uuwre0lI5ZI/AAAAAAAACNg/nsQxu9uZCek/s1600/k5.png
Forum: Trip Planning 12-28-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,854
Posted By GreaseMonkey
Just go hunting, if you kill something you can...

Just go hunting, if you kill something you can figure out how to pack it home on your bike. Depending on the size of the animal, you can also have the legs face forward and tie them together in front...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By GreaseMonkey
Have you tried contacting Camloc directly? ...

Have you tried contacting Camloc directly?

http://www.camloc.us/camloc-quarter-turns-catalog.php

If you come up empty handed, could you possibly use Dzus fasteners? I didn't think it would be...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By GreaseMonkey
Have you tried contacting Camloc directly? ...

Have you tried contacting Camloc directly?

http://www.camloc.us/camloc-quarter-turns-catalog.php

If you come up empty handed, could you possibly use Dzus fasteners?

Lastly, maybe see if...
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037
Posted By GreaseMonkey
About the only desparate measure I can think of...

About the only desparate measure I can think of would be to try and turn the battery upside down and hope the plates and post touch enough and the battery doesn't leak that much. Granted there is a...
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,597
Posted By GreaseMonkey
I'd research the european chainsaw calendars, it...

I'd research the european chainsaw calendars, it seems like they were the final holdout a couple years ago, but no clue nowadays and my charming wifey is on the computer next to mine, so I'll have to...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,762
Posted By GreaseMonkey
How many out there still have a couple dwell...

How many out there still have a couple dwell meters laying around too, LOL.
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,839
Posted By GreaseMonkey
One more reason to consider a sliding gate: ...

One more reason to consider a sliding gate:

http://fundost.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/1.jpg

http://fundost.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/2.jpg
...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,839
Posted By GreaseMonkey
I also built a gate for someone else and put a...

I also built a gate for someone else and put a mighty mule on it. first one lasted about a year but did have frequent use (several times a day). As suggested, use a full size battery. The one I...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,762
Posted By GreaseMonkey
I have a snap on 16-18mm flare nut wrench that I...

I have a snap on 16-18mm flare nut wrench that I know I have not used in 15 years. Oh, and the best small wire is the teflon covered stuff removed from milsurp aircraft harnesses, don't know how much...
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By GreaseMonkey
Kenstone that's an awesome tip! Not one of those...

Kenstone that's an awesome tip! Not one of those I'd use every day but I'd never thought of using cover plates structurally, be handy when you are helping out somewere.

Thanks!

GM
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,201
Posted By GreaseMonkey
As suggested already, post pics before you try...

As suggested already, post pics before you try anything. Sometimes there can be a simple trick but it depends on the particular situation.

An example is if the allen head bolt is easy to reach...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By GreaseMonkey
That connector is usually called a "2 way T shape...

That connector is usually called a "2 way T shape connector" here:
http://www.autosparks.co.uk/images/250x250xc8422.jpg.pagespeed.ic.GF-RNzXY0d.jpg

You can probably find one at a quality auto...
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By GreaseMonkey
Around here you see similar construction next to...

Around here you see similar construction next to houses as if they are touching but not bolted together they are not "attached" for property tax purposes. Fastening the 2 structures together negates...
Forum: The Garage 12-02-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,492
Posted By GreaseMonkey
+1 Having one pair of crimpers is like...

+1

Having one pair of crimpers is like having one pair of snap ring pliers.

However, whether you think you ony need one pair or end up with a dozen or so, buy a set like this for your first...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By GreaseMonkey
Yes it is, you'll need to at least paint the box...

Yes it is, you'll need to at least paint the box before the wax but you should strive to get it as smooth as possible, so you should be thinking of first using a putty or glazing compound on the...
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By GreaseMonkey
You can try Schrader to see if they still...

You can try Schrader to see if they still manufacture in the USA:

https://www.schraderinternational.com/Products/Parts-Lookup-Results?sc_lang=en-US-NA&name=&key=tr413&cat=&scat=
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