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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-03-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 237,058
Posted By Tinker1980
No such luck. :cry It will be much easier when my...

No such luck. :cry It will be much easier when my daughter (Tinker2013??) is big enough to ride the bike with me. Such is fatherhood.

On the other hand... soon enough, my son will be old enough...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-02-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 237,058
Posted By Tinker1980
Wife is late getting home... thunder is...

Wife is late getting home... thunder is rumbling...

Might have to go get it. Do tags in the dark still count?
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By Tinker1980
He makes that look easy. I'm sure I'd botch it....

He makes that look easy. I'm sure I'd botch it. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,002
Posted By Tinker1980
The 46RH (non-electronic trans similar to the...

The 46RH (non-electronic trans similar to the 46RE) in my Jeep has well over 200K on it.

It's one of the few automatics I've ever had... and it never entered my mind that there were some that did...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By Tinker1980
Kitchen Aid, Amana, Maytag, Roper, Estate, are...

Kitchen Aid, Amana, Maytag, Roper, Estate, are all one company now: Whirlpool.

Want something better, you'll have to do as mslim has done - look for a Bosch, or possibly a Samsung to replace it...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-19-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 80,162
Posted By Tinker1980
My guess is someone with an awesome bike. What is...

My guess is someone with an awesome bike. What is this thing of beauty?
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,570
Posted By Tinker1980
Be sure the piston rings aren't boxed up with the...

Be sure the piston rings aren't boxed up with the pistons themselves.

I have the same engine in my wife's 2006 Corolla. Other than a leaking intake manifold gasket ($5 to replace) it's been...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-11-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 94,615
Posted By Tinker1980
Not with me on it. Lol. Sent from my...

Not with me on it. Lol.

Sent from my SM-G900R4 using Tapatalk
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-10-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 94,615
Posted By Tinker1980
I purchased this 2009 DR650 from my younger...

I purchased this 2009 DR650 from my younger brother, when he bought his TR650. It was already nicely farkled. He put on a TM40 carb, FMF header and supertrapp silencer, IMS tank, LED taillight, and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-10-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,426
Posted By Tinker1980
You should have seen my Harbor Freight bike...

You should have seen my Harbor Freight bike hauler on the back of my Jeep. I just knew I'd snap that thing off getting to the ZATC. :lol3

Loving the ride report so far. I must participate in...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-10-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,075
Posted By Tinker1980
It's even more entertaining when you do something...

It's even more entertaining when you do something for a living that few people know about.

I'm experienced with CNC lasers, Press brakes, Waterjets, punch presses, roll machines, and a couple...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-02-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 19,342
Posted By Tinker1980
Hey, that will be lots easier to pick up than my...

Hey, that will be lots easier to pick up than my bike. It should be a blast!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-02-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 237,058
Posted By Tinker1980
Hey, look, one east of I-35! :lol3

Hey, look, one east of I-35!

:lol3
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-02-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 292,801
Posted By Tinker1980
I recently dealt with this sort of issue....

I recently dealt with this sort of issue. Thankfully I saw it coming, and advice from other Inmates helped me get out before I got more than one bounced check.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-25-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4,064
Views: 618,639
Posted By Tinker1980
I have this problem too - only it's a two lane...

I have this problem too - only it's a two lane undivided highway they do it on.

It's easy to solve when I drive my car, I put a pair of those Cyclops 3800 lumen LED headlights in my Mitsubishi....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-23-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 237,058
Posted By Tinker1980
Is that the facility in Stringtown?

Is that the facility in Stringtown?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-14-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 237,058
Posted By Tinker1980
I think that one is in shawnee. I may be wrong.

I think that one is in shawnee. I may be wrong.
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,688
Posted By Tinker1980
I hope the new transmission works out for you. I...

I hope the new transmission works out for you. I *hate* automatics. Every single part of a car has improved drastically compared to 30 years ago. Except the transmission. And they're making vehicles...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-09-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,782
Posted By Tinker1980
I'd forgotten about this thread... I've...

I'd forgotten about this thread...


I've managed to get the carbs to play nice together, and for the time being I will keep them where they are.

I installed some clutch springs from IA's...
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,666
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 381,902
Posted By Tinker1980
Bought an axle for a Mazda Rx-7 from a local...

Bought an axle for a Mazda Rx-7 from a local junkyard once. Guy who took it out of the car used a torch to cut all the locating bars/links/shocks/lines. He mentioned that one of the shocks exploded...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-05-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 237,058
Posted By Tinker1980
This is what I learned a few months back. :freaky

This is what I learned a few months back. :freaky
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 469,437
Posted By Tinker1980
I have a very good Black and Decker 20V cordless...

I have a very good Black and Decker 20V cordless drill - have had it for YEARS, and only charged the batteries twice.

This is because I lost the charger.

Can't find a new charger, the 20V...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,408
Posted By Tinker1980
http://www.amazon.com/Stanley-89-962-8-Inch-Rotato...

http://www.amazon.com/Stanley-89-962-8-Inch-Rotator-Ratchet/dp/B000HEKV1W

This ratchet wrench is awesome. Ever had one of those instances where you could only turn the ratchet one click before...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-01-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 80,162
Posted By Tinker1980
Well he should be along soon to berate me for...

Well he should be along soon to berate me for riding on memorial with only a helmet and gloves and my trademark overalls. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By Tinker1980
This. Easier than trying to stand on it or pry...

This. Easier than trying to stand on it or pry it, but watch the tube!

Soon, you'll be spooning the tire off your wife's car in the wal-mart parking lot, because the stiff behind the counter said...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-01-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 80,162
Posted By Tinker1980
I saw an inmate in a van.. I feel terrible, as...

I saw an inmate in a van.. I feel terrible, as I've seen said van several times at local get-togethers, and I can't ever remember who goes with the van. It has graphics, green lettering all over it...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-30-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,455
Posted By Tinker1980
This is always fun. I think, in no...

This is always fun.

I think, in no particular order, my favorites (that were manufactured during my lifetime) are these:

1.) Slant Six (170, 198, 225 ci)

The slant six was an engine that...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,005
Posted By Tinker1980
I use one of these: ...

I use one of these:

http://www.harborfreight.com/all-purpose-drill-water-pump-34302.html

It's a pump that is run by a drill. Great for emptying things, or filling things with stupid fill plug...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-25-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 237,058
Posted By Tinker1980
I think I know where that's at. :deal

I think I know where that's at. :deal
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-23-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,064
Views: 618,639
Posted By Tinker1980
Saw a nice new-looking DR650 on the way home from...

Saw a nice new-looking DR650 on the way home from work today. I say "New", it was the most recent color-scheme (Grey) and wasn't completely beat to shit and covered in various bits of the outdoors...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-21-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 292,801
Posted By Tinker1980
I'm out this week. Have to straighten out the...

I'm out this week. Have to straighten out the brakes on the wife's car. :bluduh
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-21-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,141
Posted By Tinker1980
I tend to fall down more in the dirt. :dunno

I tend to fall down more in the dirt. :dunno
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-15-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 292,801
Posted By Tinker1980
Those things work very well. Can be used to lever...

Those things work very well. Can be used to lever off car tires too.:evil
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-14-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 292,801
Posted By Tinker1980
Looks like I'm in too. I'll be late like last...

Looks like I'm in too. I'll be late like last time.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-14-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,627
Views: 237,058
Posted By Tinker1980
That IS a good hint... now to find it. Not...

That IS a good hint... now to find it.

Not sure I can.:lol3
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-14-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 292,801
Posted By Tinker1980
Not... so much. It's a 1400 intruder that...

Not... so much.

It's a 1400 intruder that came to me in pieces. There are some missing parts. Most notably the mufflers. Hence the embarrassing part. It runs quite well, and corners well...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-14-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5,418
Views: 292,801
Posted By Tinker1980
Is that the one at 71st and yale? I haven't...

Is that the one at 71st and yale?

I haven't been there and can offer no opinion - I'm just trying to plan my day. :lol3 I may ride my embarrassing Intruder, I need to get it out and run it a bit...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-14-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,842
Posted By Tinker1980
Perhaps. I do know soon after that, there...

Perhaps.

I do know soon after that, there was a rash of vehicle break-ins in the same lot, each time security saying "We aren't allowed to play the tapes back" or some such excuse. The very next...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-13-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,060
Posted By Tinker1980
And wipe off the inside of the chin bar when you...

And wipe off the inside of the chin bar when you stop.:lol3
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-13-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,700
Posted By Tinker1980
You should try it on a KLR. I didn't even...

You should try it on a KLR.

I didn't even try to dodge him. He managed not to spray me, but he sure stunk when I rode by the next day on the way to work.
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