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Forum: The Garage 11-21-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,011
Posted By Quacked
Both are good products. Neither one is...

Both are good products. Neither one is significantly different in price for a similar style. If you are doing a complete tearoff, spend the time and money to trim the sheeting and install good...
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,398
Posted By Quacked
It is very common to see tile installed over...

It is very common to see tile installed over vinyl sheet. You want to strip the floor of any wax type products and some people will tell you to rough it up with some sandpaper for a bit of "tooth". ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Quacked
The sweet spot is buying a used bike with a...

The sweet spot is buying a used bike with a warranty on it still for a reasonable price and then riding it till it falls apart.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,076
Posted By Quacked
The big bitch is "Hilda". Not the...

The big bitch is "Hilda".

Not the prettiest girl at the dance but she is a ton of fun to ride!!! :D :lol3 :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,335
Posted By Quacked
Even fell for the full Whale Foreskin! :poser...

Even fell for the full Whale Foreskin! :poser :poser :poser :poser :poser :poser

Hook, line and sinker! :dhorse
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,335
Posted By Quacked
Sweet ride! Now go get it dirty!!!!! ...

Sweet ride!


Now go get it dirty!!!!!
:bert :bert :bert :bert :bert
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,937
Posted By Quacked
+1 more on the Alpinestars. Fantastic boots,...

+1 more on the Alpinestars. Fantastic boots, really comfortable on and off the bike. They aren't too stiff for some minimal walking, but I wouldn't go hiking in them. I have worn them at work all...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By Quacked
It's just that you are under the spell of the...

It's just that you are under the spell of the whale foreskin suit.


Such a strong allure... :bert



Congrats!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,987
Posted By Quacked
Touratech locking mount :thumb

Touratech locking mount :thumb
Forum: The Garage 10-26-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 356,264
Posted By Quacked
You don't have to wait or deal with her company. ...

You don't have to wait or deal with her company. That is what you pay for insurance for. Call your agent and have them take care of you, they will subrogate the claim costs to the other company. ...
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,224
Posted By Quacked
It will still shatter.

It will still shatter.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-25-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 25,317
Posted By Quacked
Clowns, drinking and shitty bikes... I'm...

Clowns, drinking and shitty bikes...


I'm in!
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,821
Posted By Quacked
What kind of spray equipment do you have? Or...

What kind of spray equipment do you have? Or have access to? Compressor with decent volume? Air dryer? Spray gun(s)? Types? What kind of space do you have? Is it able to be sealed up to keep...
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,224
Posted By Quacked
Fail! I ran a glass company for a number...

Fail!

I ran a glass company for a number of years. You can NOT cut a piece of tempered glass with anything. It will simply shatter as stated previously. Go to a local shop and get a piece cut...
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 356,264
Posted By Quacked
Looks great Kirk. I love seeing projects like...

Looks great Kirk. I love seeing projects like this one. You took something that was junk and made it totally useable and saved a boatload of cash in the process! :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,351
Posted By Quacked
+1 on the jacket liner and not a vest. With just...

+1 on the jacket liner and not a vest. With just the Gerbings liner and my grip heaters, I have no issues with the cold. I did just install seat heaters as well but that was primarily for my wife's...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,737
Posted By Quacked
I just put a Vario on an 1150GS and it has made a...

I just put a Vario on an 1150GS and it has made a huge difference. The buffeting is gone but you still get a bit of smooth airflow for jacket and helmet vents. I really like the looks of the smoked...
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
I finally got a chance to go for a decent ride...

I finally got a chance to go for a decent ride today. It was not an IBA sanctioned run or anything, but I did manage to drain a full tank of gas in 1 sitting for the first time since I have owned...
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
Thanks Mike-s. I really enjoy learning how...

Thanks Mike-s.

I really enjoy learning how to do different things. I have been known to completely tear something apart to start over again if the quality wasn't up to what I feel is a minimum...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 104,910
Posted By Quacked
:raabia :raabia :raabia I think I'm in lust!...

:raabia :raabia :raabia

I think I'm in lust!

:bert
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,077
Posted By Quacked
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
:lurk :lurk :lurk Have a beer and go for...

:lurk :lurk :lurk

Have a beer and go for it!

Looking forward to the pics.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,597
Posted By Quacked
Keep your baby, do a "Beak-ectomy" and then get...

Keep your baby, do a "Beak-ectomy" and then get yourself a small used dirtbike that you can thrash and drop and not be concerned about how much money it just cost you!

Best of both worlds...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,188
Posted By Quacked
Very cool. I purchased some lexan at Tap...

Very cool. I purchased some lexan at Tap plastics with this same basic idea in mind. I am concerned about the strength of the plastic flange on the fairing to withstand the twisting forces... I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,188
Posted By Quacked
What did you do for the home made winglets? Did...

What did you do for the home made winglets? Did you copy the 1200 style? I have been contemplating trying to fit a set of the stock 1200's.

Thanks for the heads up on the Wunderlich! I just...
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By Quacked
And your point caller? Since there was no...

And your point caller?


Since there was no question there, I assume you are asking for advice as to whether or not this is a good idea...

If you have never welded anything before, starting out...
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 356,264
Posted By Quacked
The bags look great! I'm really looking...

The bags look great!

I'm really looking forward to what you're going to do with a top case! :lurk
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
I didn't show this in my seat build, but I should...

I didn't show this in my seat build, but I should have mentioned it... :deal I used a thin sheet of plastic over the seat before the covers went on. Most boat interiors are done this way as they...
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
Thanks H96669. That's a great looking seat,...

Thanks H96669.

That's a great looking seat, and a great use of a foam pad! No worries on the hijack meter, your post is totally appropriate. My whole goal in posting it is to try to get some...
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
That's awesome Vtwin! The cover looks to be in...

That's awesome Vtwin! The cover looks to be in reasonably decent shape so you can re-use that too.

One thing to remember is don't take all of the foam off the pan. (If it hasn't already been...
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
Git R Done!!!!!!!

So, since the pink foam is already totally glued on over both seat surfaces... I'm going to go with the directions on the warmers on this and install over the top of it. The little bastard voice in...
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
A sewing machine IS a power tool!

So it's down to the time of reckoning... I can either take the couple of sheets of vinyl material that I bought around the corner to the upholstery shop... Or I can just go for it. Yeah, you knew I...
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By Quacked
+1! If you beat on it it will collapse and you...

+1! If you beat on it it will collapse and you will probably end up with burrs inside the shell or worse! A brake caliper compressor is another nice option if you have one. A little heat with some...
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 356,264
Posted By Quacked
If you use aviation style squashable rivets they...

If you use aviation style squashable rivets they will give you plenty of clearance and look totally in tune with your turned aluminum bags...
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
Thanks Motoriley! It always seems to be a...

Thanks Motoriley!

It always seems to be a taboo area for people to fix themselves. Guys will tear down entire bikes but the idea of gluing up some foam seems to be a major hurdle. I wanted to...
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
Making Mama happy...

'Cause if mama ain't happy, ain't nobody 'gonna be happy!!!!!

She likes the support and basic shape of the stock seat but after sitting on the re-structured front seat she really liked the...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
Getting down and dirty...

So, I peeled back the outer smoothing layer of foam on the seat to see what was inside...

http://i975.photobucket.com/albums/ae240/Q_uacked/Photo077.jpg

Holy Crap! I have had a gel seat in...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
Thanks Map Boy... I'm not one to be a brand...

Thanks Map Boy...
I'm not one to be a brand whore by any means. But I do have quite a few Senco guns of varying sizes and styles. You are totally right on with the stainless staple comment too... ...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
Diggin' in!

But you already have a Russell, why do you hate it? I've heard such good things about them....

I worked in the car industry for many years and there is an old saying that is spot on: There is is...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Quacked
I hate my F&%#'in seat! So, I'm going to fix it myself...

Yes, I did say I'm doing it!
First, a bit of background on me. I like to think of myself as a fairly handy person and I have been pretty successful at fixing most things on my own all my life. I...
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