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Forum: The Garage Today, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By H96669
Don't know about Galfer but Speiglers come with...

Don't know about Galfer but Speiglers come with the little plastic "tool" to hold the line in the vise or vise-grips and turn the banjo.Not a problem turning most banjos as in some custom lines I had...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By H96669
Carbon as in "Carbonne Lorraine"...

Carbon as in "Carbonne Lorraine" brand????:wink:
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By H96669
:lol3 I agree I can't stand the stuff. But just...

:lol3 I agree I can't stand the stuff. But just today had to go talk to the boss in the ship's office and someone had used the bathroom next door. Smelled so bad that I went down to my cabin and...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By H96669
:roflMaybe that's why my vents are usually clean....

:roflMaybe that's why my vents are usually clean. No killing the spiders in my house and there are a few. Country life and old log house, better things to do than get rid of spiders and they eat the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By H96669
Are you sure they don't have your size? Might be...

Are you sure they don't have your size? Might be in the PR4 GTs. Don't know about the RT but for the K1200RS the Michelin fitment guide calls for the PR4 GTs.

I guess I'll find out soon about...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By H96669
My helmet was also noisy, the whistling sound was...

My helmet was also noisy, the whistling sound was driving me crazy. Took the liner/cheekpads out and what do you know, the upholstery was only holding on the cheek pads with failed tape. Reglued that...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,508
Posted By H96669
Interesting if you see it again I'll read that...

Interesting if you see it again I'll read that for sure. But I must say the old Esso oil we found did just fine as a break-in oil in that old Enduro. Still sealed and been sitting there for well over...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By H96669
Q-Tips and Peroxide???

Q-Tips and Peroxide???
Forum: Canada 07-28-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,508
Posted By H96669
But for the Jaso rating all them diesel oils have...

But for the Jaso rating all them diesel oils have pretty well the same specs. Shell is pretty well all over the world so I'd guess they needed the Jaso rating if just to sell oil in Japan. Other...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,514
Posted By H96669
That's right...the parts look chromier without...

That's right...the parts look chromier without the clear. Had a little Grey 1/4" socket set tool box from Grandpa's done without clear, now blotchy from just sitting in my shop slowly oxydizing. May...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By H96669
Take the capacitor(s) to some place that sells...

Take the capacitor(s) to some place that sells them, they'll check it for you.

I found a near new motor at the dump, took it home and got my electrician to test the capacitor. Failed so took it...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,508
Posted By H96669
I was just looking at my pics from Wally US from...

I was just looking at my pics from Wally US from last year. T6 in 5w40 was $22.00 or so a jug.

Not sure if we have the T5 in Canada, I have never seen it. I don't think that one is applicable to...
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,019
Posted By H96669
Amazing how quick you can damage a tire...

Amazing how quick you can damage a tire internally running at low pressure or flat. Took less than 1 Km of as they say down there "shingles' on my cage or as they say down there....tintop.:wink:
...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By H96669
Krylon Easy Tack releasable adhesive. That's what...

Krylon Easy Tack releasable adhesive. That's what I used on my homemade pads. So far so good.:clap

Michael's the craft store should have that. And maybe other brands.:wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,398
Posted By H96669
Save some $$$ and buy the stuff from the Dollar...

Save some $$$ and buy the stuff from the Dollar store. We did some side by side comparisons on a Harley that just happened to come into my yard covered with bugs.:D

My old roommate, hadn't seen...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 989
Posted By H96669
And on 16 on the BC side heading West fill up in...

And on 16 on the BC side heading West fill up in McBride. Last gas before PG.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,398
Posted By H96669
Don't tell my employer but last time I got home I...

Don't tell my employer but last time I got home I found some 3M 504/07065 Respirator/faceshields/safety glasses cleaning wipes in the old leather jacket.

Just the right size to clean my glasses...
Forum: The Garage 07-22-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,377
Posted By H96669
Pressure wash at high pressure to remove the...

Pressure wash at high pressure to remove the loose stuff. Apply some good rust converter such as Corroseal. Spraybomb away.

Google "The rust store"....they'll have what you need.:wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,092
Posted By H96669
Then he could dig a couple holes and back the...

Then he could dig a couple holes and back the rear wheels of the truck into them. Posi rear end??? No need to shovel then.....:rofl
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By H96669
I had a similar assembly...wheel/rotor. When...

I had a similar assembly...wheel/rotor. When mounted on the jig and yes I have a wheel jig to check for deflection, the rotor was right at the top of the max allowed lateral deflection.

I removed...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By H96669
Nasty stuff....this should work for you. ...

Nasty stuff....this should work for you.
http://www.saltawayproducts.com/


Darn forgot to bring some to work and the bike is now parked right next to the salt chuck for a month as I am...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By H96669
PO reusing the crush washer until it was crushed...

PO reusing the crush washer until it was crushed enough to be sharp enough to use as a knife?:wink:

Yep just what I found and then the little crack on the pan from the PO attempting to stop the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By H96669
I played with that last winter, inspecting 2 good...

I played with that last winter, inspecting 2 good rear drives.

Using the Dman method led me to believe I was overshimmed on both.:cry One of them has over 100,000 kms and the internals look like...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,259
Posted By H96669
Too much $$$$ and the camera head is too big....

Too much $$$$ and the camera head is too big. 10-11mm is the best size. But yes that's what I paid for mine years ago and I just bought one for my friend with better features, $40.00.:cry

Not...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By H96669
Did he hit the wheel? I'd be looking at that sure...

Did he hit the wheel? I'd be looking at that sure doesn't take much of a bump to throw it off specs.I have been there before and it wasn't much more than a bump/push.

I'd guess you don't have a...
Forum: The Garage 07-14-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By H96669
Leak? Normally only out of the vent/drain hose...

Leak? Normally only out of the vent/drain hose and that should go under the bike. Make sure that is attached for sure, I don't know how many times I have seen the hose disconnected or even missing.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By H96669
I know/remember who that was...some crafty Kiwi...

I know/remember who that was...some crafty Kiwi over there.:wink: As for installing from the outside it looks very easy on car wheels with the simple special tool. I had the tool in my hands...
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By H96669
I bought some decal vinyl just for such...

I bought some decal vinyl just for such applications. Easy to cut for the right shape and easy to eventually remove. I did test the last then I applied.I went for black but there was a good color...
Forum: Americas 07-08-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 928
Posted By H96669
That's about as good as you will get. My friend...

That's about as good as you will get. My friend just bought one on the $35.00/month plan if just for the free evening local calls. And I am also considering getting rid of the landline and switch to...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 742
Posted By H96669
Looks like you'll have to back off the "initial...

Looks like you'll have to back off the "initial spring preload". That's a Ohlins with a pin locking the crenellated nut isn't it? If so you are better off going to a suspension shop, the "pin...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By H96669
Not just the oilheads...same with the K-bikes. I...

Not just the oilheads...same with the K-bikes. I had two cracked casings where the looms run along the fairing bracket and knowing how small the BMW wires are I could easily have broken one on them...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By H96669
You'll be fine riding to the shop with 3...

You'll be fine riding to the shop with 3 nuts.:rofl We just fixed something like that on an old Honda, it must have been broken for years.:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By H96669
Laugh I wonder if you have the same ignition switch as...

I wonder if you have the same ignition switch as my K1200RS. Same thing was happening to someone's bike and it turned out as dirty/corroded contacts in the electrical component of the switch.

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 14,680
Posted By H96669
Shuut...hiding off HWY6.:D $95.00!!!:huh I could...

Shuut...hiding off HWY6.:D $95.00!!!:huh I could stop in K-town but I'd rather not go there if just for a price check.:eek1 I don't need them, good for 100,000 kms so another 30,000 and then maybe...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,139
Posted By H96669
:clapIf you come back this way drop by this time....

:clapIf you come back this way drop by this time. We can go ride 31 BC, I'll try not to land on top of a bear like last week right there on Canada day.....:D

Or some Poutine in Revelstoke served...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 14,680
Posted By H96669
RealOEM outdated as to the prices???Wouldn't be...

RealOEM outdated as to the prices???Wouldn't be unusual lots of their stuff is outdated.

That's what I paid in 2010 through a BMW specialist in Vancouver, $42.80. As usual they may have been a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,510
Posted By H96669
Yeah me too, altough some good info on the...

Yeah me too, altough some good info on the failure modes came about on this thread back there....I also have better things to do. Back to the Kiwis with their K-bikes, that would be KTMs and BMW...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,101
Posted By H96669
Two Motion Pro tire irons. $30-40.00?? Two...

Two Motion Pro tire irons. $30-40.00??

Two Motion Pro Rim Protectors. $20.00???

One Marc Parnes wheel balancer. $105.00???

The satisfaction of relearning old skills and not having to...
Forum: Canada 07-04-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By H96669
Nice day today....I guess I'll be turning off at...

Nice day today....I guess I'll be turning off at Little Fort shortly.Will keep my eyes open for a single DR. I think I know what they look like....what were them 2s called again....Kiwi and...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By H96669
So??? If you need anything I should be...

So???

If you need anything I should be in/around Williams Lake friday afternoon.Don't know where after, the back roads to Barkerville or 20 to Bella Coola.Or both.....:wink:
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