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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:34 PM
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Posted By CruisnGrrl
And I see hubs listed at 1000 pounds is that per...

And I see hubs listed at 1000 pounds is that per side or combined?
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 236,513
Posted By CruisnGrrl
I'm probably shopping at princess auto for a new...

I'm probably shopping at princess auto for a new hub kit, is this 1" or 1.25" spindle?
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:56 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 236,513
Posted By CruisnGrrl
those were the instructions i was given, only...

those were the instructions i was given, only make a slot on each side so it would be more likely to crumble. For putting on the replacement race I was told to put the race in the oven and get it up...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 236,513
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Not sure TSC here in Canada sells axles, I...

Not sure TSC here in Canada sells axles, I measured spring centre to spring centre and it's 46.5" We have a store called princess auto that sells axle assemblies and the closest they have is a 48"...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 236,513
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Any idea of a part number

Any idea of a part number
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 236,513
Posted By CruisnGrrl
So I managed to get the bearing off and the race...

So I managed to get the bearing off and the race is like this. I suspect the race needs replacing. Is it replaceable and how would I get it off if possible?
...
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,949
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Coliform was taken care of by the bleach....

Coliform was taken care of by the bleach. Probably happened when we were away for 3 months and the plumbing sat unused.
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,949
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Last shock didn't do it, jug and a half of bleach...

Last shock didn't do it, jug and a half of bleach poured into the well and then drawn in and it sat for the weekend. Hot water smelled like burnt hair (we had a cloriforms infestation. I do notice if...
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,949
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Trick is some of the experts think I need...

Trick is some of the experts think I need everything. I do have to get it tested due to the sulphur, the iron sulphide is being created by bacteria that converts the iron. Shocking doesn't get rid of...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,949
Posted By CruisnGrrl
I was looking into getting a softner to treat my...

I was looking into getting a softner to treat my waters iron sulfide but with the hardness of 13 grains of hardness I was told I may not need a water softner but only something to remove the iron...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 236,513
Posted By CruisnGrrl
http://flic.kr/p/fL7M72 4x8 1200lbs harborfreight...

http://flic.kr/p/fL7M72 4x8 1200lbs harborfreight folding with 2.5 vfrs on it.
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 236,513
Posted By CruisnGrrl
I've put 2 vfrs on mine

I've put 2 vfrs on mine
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 06:35 AM
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Views: 236,513
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Harbour freight is in another country. It's not...

Harbour freight is in another country. It's not cost effective
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 236,513
Posted By CruisnGrrl
the inner bearings on my hub are shot, I don't...

the inner bearings on my hub are shot, I don't have a hub puller or gear puller and the hub won't come off the axle. any suggestions on how to remove the hub with standard tools?
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3,364
Views: 598,935
Posted By CruisnGrrl
The fluid Honda uses in the gen 3 is an ATF at...

The fluid Honda uses in the gen 3 is an ATF at 7.5. Had to go to a Honda dealership to get some
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 236,513
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Don't want to make a cross border trip for parts

Don't want to make a cross border trip for parts
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 236,513
Posted By CruisnGrrl
have the 4x8 folding 1200# trailer, had the hub...

have the 4x8 folding 1200# trailer, had the hub seize and blow a wheel. Trying to find replacement parts from Princess Auto as I'm in canada. Haven't managed to pull the hub off yet to see how bad...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Highway 12 south east of winnepeg

How is the condition of this road? Thinking of taking it to get to fort frances
Forum: Canada 07-19-2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10,962
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Posted By CruisnGrrl
I dunno, you sure? I've heard how a skeeter from...

I dunno, you sure? I've heard how a skeeter from 'toba can carry off a small child or two. Maybe you are confusing them for rocs or other giant birds.
Forum: Canada 07-18-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10,962
Views: 767,325
Posted By CruisnGrrl
It's death by a million bites

It's death by a million bites
Forum: Canada 07-18-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10,962
Views: 767,325
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Made it to wawa, lots of mosquitoes here

Made it to wawa, lots of mosquitoes here
Forum: Canada 07-17-2011, 10:39 PM
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Posted By CruisnGrrl
noted

noted
Forum: Canada 07-16-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10,962
Views: 767,325
Posted By CruisnGrrl
woops, meant wawa to kenora, marathon is a...

woops, meant wawa to kenora, marathon is a planned gas stop..
Forum: Canada 07-15-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10,962
Views: 767,325
Posted By CruisnGrrl
book marked, thanks. who would have thought the...

book marked, thanks. who would have thought the government could be helpful



will do, wawa is a planned stop over...

plan is toronto to wawa, wawa to marathon, marathon to regina
Forum: Canada 07-15-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10,962
Views: 767,325
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Riding out in a couple days

I'm leaving toronto for saskatchewan on monday (16th), taking the trans canada the whole way, any bad construction spots along the way?


watch for a beat up red vfr that looks like it has...
Forum: Canada 07-11-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,088
Posted By CruisnGrrl
One week to ride off... dates changed, I'm...

One week to ride off... dates changed, I'm leaving on the 18th instead of the 20th...

Looked at taking the route through manitoulin island, according to google it's 2km shorter but 2 hours...
Forum: Canada 06-15-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,431
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Rider Down - Liz Metcalfe

I'd post this in the face plant forum but
Some of you may know her, she taught for Learning Curves (and RTI prior) all over the province. She was killed Sunday on her way home from a charity...
Forum: Canada 06-06-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,088
Posted By CruisnGrrl
if i'm planning on eating in restaurants along...

if i'm planning on eating in restaurants along the way and not eating/having food at the campsite will i still have to worry about bears?
Forum: Canada 06-03-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,088
Posted By CruisnGrrl
my gps is designed primarily for on road use,...

my gps is designed primarily for on road use, could be why it flips to night mode but won't say when



will have to make another trip up when i'm not burning miles
Forum: Canada 06-03-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,088
Posted By CruisnGrrl
The idea of a big moose as agile as a deer is...

The idea of a big moose as agile as a deer is kind of amusing, I always figured them to be more like a freight train, something you don't wanna hit when it's standing still and something you don't...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,088
Posted By CruisnGrrl
While it flips to night mode on it's own I don't...

While it flips to night mode on it's own I don't seem to be able to find the data on it telling me when it's going to do it... Could be buried, but i just wanted a general idea for planning.



...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,088
Posted By CruisnGrrl
thanks, hadn't really thought much about internet...

thanks, hadn't really thought much about internet other than my phone, had not planned on bringing a computer. i do have a garmin 765 gps wired into the bike, it will be my music as well. back up...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10,962
Views: 767,325
Posted By CruisnGrrl
zipping along 17 in july

I'm planning on going out to my cousin's wedding in july, have 3 days to get out to saskatchewan and 3 days to come back. going out i'm planning on going along the transcanada, haven't decided to use...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,088
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Thanks, plan is ride til near dusk, set up camp...

Thanks, plan is ride til near dusk, set up camp and get going first thing in the morning. while i'm not afraid of night riding around here i've heard the moose and deer up north tend to be lethal.
...
Forum: Canada 05-24-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,088
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Free camping along the trans canada

This summer I'm planning on visiting relatives in saskatchewan, planning on riding out along the transcanada and wondering if there's any free camping around wawa and kenora (my expected...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-17-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,987
Posted By CruisnGrrl
You mean this?...

You mean this? http://www.gpscity.ca/spot-connect-beacon.html
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-09-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,987
Posted By CruisnGrrl
I split my vacation time goes to track days and...

I split my vacation time goes to track days and other stuff. Other than this trip through north ontario I'm almost never out of cell range. I have a regular GPS that I can get co-ordinates from and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-07-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,987
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Do places rent out the spot? seems overkill...

Do places rent out the spot? seems overkill paying for it's use once a year.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-06-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,987
Posted By CruisnGrrl
Which SPOT and are there alternatives?

I'm planning to ride out to saskatchewan by way of north ontario this summer for a family event, a friend suggested that I get a SPOT. I've seen them mentioned but don't know much other than they...
Forum: Canada 11-08-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,956
Posted By CruisnGrrl
about 18 years ago i reached 92km/h on a bicycle...

about 18 years ago i reached 92km/h on a bicycle coming down north mountain in cape breton. could have gone faster if there had been no traffic.
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