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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By concours
you won't be able to get much through the hole....

you won't be able to get much through the hole. Nuts, pea stones, etc. then the caustic wash as mentioned.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,478
Posted By concours
LOL, exactly what I was thinking. Another pile of...

LOL, exactly what I was thinking. Another pile of shit someone MIS-taught the guy as a youth and he believes it to be the LAW. :deal:lol3
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By concours
The only reason the Can-Am Spyder works... (and...

The only reason the Can-Am Spyder works... (and works WELL!) is because it's low... long tall off road suspension will fuck that up....
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By concours
Obviously you are an accomplished wrench. Keep...

Obviously you are an accomplished wrench. Keep your vehicle the hell out of the Stealership and you'll be happy. You KNOW the collateral damage is always bad when a dealer works on it.
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By concours
Sorry, I didn't see you were in Austria, some...

Sorry, I didn't see you were in Austria, some equivalent cement must be available. :freaky
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 03:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,578
Posted By concours
Pissed Where was the switch??? Your gonna need new...

Where was the switch???
Your gonna need new straps, maybe sending unit...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 03:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By concours
Shoegoo. The best shit ever. ...

Shoegoo. The best shit ever. http://www.eclecticproducts.com/shoegoo.htm
Available at hardware stores.
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By concours
+1...

+1...
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By concours
Give up. They all suck. The service dept will...

Give up. They all suck. The service dept will just label you a "flake".:norton

No offense to the professional mechanics, but the high speed "system" prohibits careful thought.
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By concours
+1 I'll bet your bike already has a battery...

+1

I'll bet your bike already has a battery tender plug... Good place
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,108
Posted By concours
They make 'em every day. A placard on a...

They make 'em every day. A placard on a co-workers tool box 35 years ago: "If you wanna play mechanic, buy some fuckin tools"
Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By concours
Ahhhh... But a sticking mechanical timing...

Ahhhh... But a sticking mechanical timing advance mechanism CAN cause the problem.. Your comment triggered the thought, a common Britbike ailment
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By concours
What type of float? Brass? Plastic? Double...

What type of float? Brass? Plastic? Double pontoon?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By concours
Hi, welcome, tell us about your carburetors.. CV...

Hi, welcome, tell us about your carburetors.. CV bellows replaced? Inspected? Idle circuits wired clean? Verified with solvent?
At first lurch, I'd guess your idle circuits are plugged, you are (by...
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,578
Posted By concours
There WAS a switch.. On the dash, beside the...

There WAS a switch.. On the dash, beside the heater control, IIRC.

Something funny here... Dash replaced? Cab?

The electrically operated VALVE is on the frame.
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,578
Posted By concours
OP's truck is carburetted, whole different deal.

OP's truck is carburetted, whole different deal.
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,578
Posted By concours
I have a nearly new flywheel from an '83 F150... ...

I have a nearly new flywheel from an '83 F150... 302 engine though. :cry It's been taking up space under my bench since '86.
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By concours
Did you ever find the lost engine?:norton

Did you ever find the lost engine?:norton
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,128
Posted By concours
+1 Lay it on it's side, buy a 1/4NPT pipe...

+1
Lay it on it's side, buy a 1/4NPT pipe plug at the hardware store, spray it with silicone (mold release). Clean the case VERY well with solvent (acetone from the hardware store is good), place...
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,578
Posted By concours
Inside the frame rail, (I'm sure of that) between...

Inside the frame rail, (I'm sure of that) between the front and rear tank, or maybe ahead of the front tank by the back of the cab.... six fuel lines, one electrical plug on it
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,069
Posted By concours
No. Spend the money on gas, lodging,...

No. Spend the money on gas, lodging, food...:1drink
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,578
Posted By concours
The valve may be pooched($$) or, more likely,...

The valve may be pooched($$) or, more likely, tank rusted through.
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By concours
The LAST monkeys you want touching a prized...

The LAST monkeys you want touching a prized Corvette:deal
Forum: The Garage 04-12-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By concours
1 ohm resistance on the PTO seems way too low to...

1 ohm resistance on the PTO seems way too low to me... the switches lead a hard life, dirt, etc.

I'd think you got a shorted coil/wiring. Maybe intermittent?
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By concours
:freaky Not the rusty outboards AND cars we're...

:freaky Not the rusty outboards AND cars we're blessed with:lol3
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By concours
Is that reservoir pressurized? Or open to the...

Is that reservoir pressurized? Or open to the atmosphere?
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By concours
"Valve Cover" old vernacular.. Cam cover now....

"Valve Cover" old vernacular.. Cam cover now. :freaky
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By concours
Fahgeddaboudit.... Many engines exhibit...

Fahgeddaboudit....

Many engines exhibit this, the dirt road makes it show.
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By concours
Or a GM, no "nasty brown crud all inside the...

Or a GM, no "nasty brown crud all inside the bottle":deal :rofl
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By concours
More info please.. Brand, model year?

More info please.. Brand, model year?
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By concours
The OP hails from Minnetonka...

The OP hails from Minnetonka...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,578
Posted By concours
Cables, relay on the fender, loose two bolt mount

Cables, relay on the fender, loose two bolt mount
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By concours
Lack of grease years ago has allowed RUST, must...

Lack of grease years ago has allowed RUST, must be disassembled and removed. Grease is a part of PREVENTATIVE maintenance, not REPAIR. :deal Sorry:1drink
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,531
Posted By concours
So, in your first post, had you said "I put in a...

So, in your first post, had you said "I put in a master cylinder rebuild kit" rather than "so I replaced the master cylinder too", which implies the entire assembly (you replaced the PISTON in you...
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,531
Posted By concours
Absolutely can be a bastard. Next time, let the...

Absolutely can be a bastard. Next time, let the new owner replace the rubber lines. :1drink

As mentioned, open the banjo bolt at the master, bleed, junction block down below, etc. No linked...
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By concours
+1, my hydraulic shop in Derry, NH makes custom...

+1, my hydraulic shop in Derry, NH makes custom braided stainless brake lines, dared me to show him a fitting he couldn't match.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By concours
If the clutch isn't lasting, you're doing it...

If the clutch isn't lasting, you're doing it wrong.
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By concours
...and had you simply swapped the blocks, and not...

...and had you simply swapped the blocks, and not "called the cops on yourself", you'd have a normal title, no drama. :deal
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By concours
Other than burning adjacent wiring/plumbing, no...

Other than burning adjacent wiring/plumbing, no engine damage. LOOK for the black smudge. Likely fine to justrunthemuthafugger.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,819
Posted By concours
Register it, (temp plates are available in my...

Register it, (temp plates are available in my state for $20) then click on my online policy and add it. Many times I'll have the seller deliver it on their plate, offer to drive him home (in another...
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