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Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By cantupshift
+1 to this, you've already got a 110v socket. ...

+1 to this, you've already got a 110v socket. While having an electrically corded impact wrench isn't as 'cool' and having a compressor and hose reel, it does get the job done. Same goes for the...
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,327
Posted By cantupshift
Scope creep

I would download this in a heartbeat if I had an apple phone. This may convince me not to dump my old iPhone 4 on CL!

Little bit of scope creep here, but here's a scenario / feature request...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,436
Posted By cantupshift
Good to know on the legit DVD with the updates. ...

Good to know on the legit DVD with the updates. Is the folder content the same size as what's on the disk? I'd be concerned that I'd go to pull up a torque value and get a "Insert Disc into D:\"...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,679
Posted By cantupshift
Couple hundred miles I think, has been a wgile...

Couple hundred miles I think, has been a wgile since I let it get that full.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,679
Posted By cantupshift
R1100R here. I've played this game before...

R1100R here.

I've played this game before with the bike. Used to live .7 miles from work, one time I left sight glass was in the middle, when I got out of work it wasn't touching the bottom WTF...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,436
Posted By cantupshift
Slp 2.2

Ok, so the SLP 2.2, wiring diagram disk works fine, this is for up to 2008, the window isn't cut off like aclundwall's screenshot.

faux-Reprom that I've got won't fit on my SD card :baldy so will...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By cantupshift
Have a friend who one up, it says it covers a...

Have a friend who one up, it says it covers a bunch of models which it didn't. Only covered the one. It also complains every time you fire it up that it's out of date.

I'm assuming, but can't...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,436
Posted By cantupshift
RT was always seem liked a cheaper version of...

RT was always seem liked a cheaper version of just plain old windows 8. It had the whole app store / AOL / walled garden nonsense that I didn't want to be a part of. If you wanted something to work...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,436
Posted By cantupshift
Drop box syncs your files when you come in and...

Drop box syncs your files when you come in and out.of.data connections.

There's lots of cheap atom windows tablets coming out. Toshiba encore mini $120, I had someone pick me up a Winbook.TW100...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,436
Posted By cantupshift
so the RT version of windows is more like apple...

so the RT version of windows is more like apple where you only have an app store to choose from. do not want.

here's a free dvd image loading program
...
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By cantupshift
good idea!

good idea!
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By cantupshift
oooh those look neat, may end up being a bit...

oooh those look neat, may end up being a bit pricey.

also can't seem to upload a picture. :lol3

nah just a friend, girlfriend doesn't mind me helping her.
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By cantupshift
my phone won't turn on anymore, and mt car remote...

my phone won't turn on anymore, and mt car remote doesn't seem to work. related?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By cantupshift
no opinion, only questions

Is the fact that the cam chain rail might be coming apart going to hang in the back of your mind and distract you from riding?


Any idea by looking at the piece where it came from? i.e. can...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By cantupshift
I think I need a tall glass of Stara or Imperian...

I think I need a tall glass of Stara or Imperian Slivovitz before I try tackling the math on this one. Possibly a college course.



Not trying to get laid, just thinking if I can figure out...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By cantupshift
Building an electromagnet floor/field sweeper

So I bought one of those HF 17" magnetic floor sweepers. Cool, it picks up everything I drop in my shed. I wrap it in saran wrap to pickup steel filings and have them not get stuck on there.
...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,620
Posted By cantupshift
I've got an oilhead, so I keep an analog meter in...

I've got an oilhead, so I keep an analog meter in the bag. I've read that a digital one can be too slow to read the values out of the moronic (never tried, shame on me). Also that some things will...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,315
Posted By cantupshift
My concern would be that three registrations and...

My concern would be that three registrations and then what? Hard drives die, if you replace you laptop every 3 years by year 10 you're in trouble when it comes to getting the software renewed.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By cantupshift
On my R1100R (3 spoke cast) all it took was a...

On my R1100R (3 spoke cast) all it took was a heat gun (had it), freezer (had it), some emery cloth ($5), and a blind hole / pilot bearing puller ($70 HF?) 2x4's to support the rim/tire and keep the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,192
Posted By cantupshift
Congrats on the new bike. Depending on the...

Congrats on the new bike.

Depending on the wrenching you're comfortable doing get more than one.

I've got all 3 of the HF ones 1/4", 3/8", 1/2". Why? I was patient and waited for them to...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,338
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Views: 291,093
Posted By cantupshift
Related...

Get new filter, fill it with oil. Rub dirty oil around new gasket ring. Try to thread it on, only catches a thread, seems to be undersized :confused.

Spill oil from overfilled oil filter down...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 56,431
Posted By cantupshift
Spending $1000 to look great would probably lead...

Spending $1000 to look great would probably lead to the following things:

1. People who own BMW bikes will complain more, online and be more vocal in the hopes of getting free service.
2. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 56,431
Posted By cantupshift
What's surprising to me is that BMW NA doesn't...

What's surprising to me is that BMW NA doesn't have an established set of rules and guidelines for handling situations where a dealer's technician did the job wrong, and another dealer is the only...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,388
Posted By cantupshift
Salvage title? I've heard that makes the bike...

Salvage title? I've heard that makes the bike ineligible for comprehensive insurance in TN.

Make sure you've got a mobile phone with data and can check the VIN to see if it's stolen. If not you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,641
Posted By cantupshift
Right, but wouldn't they get re-pressurized when...

Right, but wouldn't they get re-pressurized when the fuel pump turns on?

i.e. are hitting the start button right after turning the key to on, or waiting for the fuel pump noise to die down?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 56,431
Posted By cantupshift
+1 I wouldn't necessarily say...

+1



I wouldn't necessarily say "indifference".

I suspect that Cameron isn't allowed to promise anything, give out his manager's name / contact info, force dealers to do anything. He...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By cantupshift
notamachinist

If it were me....

I'd weld a nut on top and have someone hit it with an impact gun.

I don't have welder, compressor, impact gun... I would then go by a machine shop and ask how much. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By cantupshift
I've used evaporust on a number of bolts, it does...

I've used evaporust on a number of bolts, it does tend to turn the steel a dark black color afterwards. Some bolts (rear rotor, clutch pack, flywheel) are "single use" bolts according to the manual....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By cantupshift
Rebuild vs. Buy? Did both.

I picked up the rebuild kit from EME. I didn't do all of it though, just gave it a good cleaning and lubing, replaced the brushes an lubed where appropriate.

When I went to replace the DE Drive...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,454
Posted By cantupshift
Looks like it. I must have been a quart low on...

Looks like it. I must have been a quart low on coffee when I posted.
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By cantupshift
Ramp / Gate

If you get a Uhaul, the beds are lower but you still need a ramp. If you plan on loading from a loading dock, well it'll have to go down. Then you need to deal with unloading it, dirt berm / dock /...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,454
Posted By cantupshift
Squish it first?

Never touched a rotopax but, any reason you can't compress the container first after cold fueling? Not sure how (in)flexible the containers are.

I.e. taking a swig of soda out of a 20oz bottle,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By cantupshift
Rubbing Alcohol?

No love for rubbing alcohol? spray it on, slip on and ignite/evaporate?

No oily residue, no silcone.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By cantupshift
http://www.ascycles.com/Illustrated_catalog2/Micro...

http://www.ascycles.com/Illustrated_catalog2/MicroImage.aspx?ImageFileName=dbvis6023013975743455138.bin&width=550&height=400

If you do a poor job of filling you can get oil between the valve cover...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By cantupshift
Well this one does share the same battery as my...

Well this one does share the same battery as my micrometer, so it just makes sense to take with on long trips. :rofl

When I still had the Burton Briggs style pegs on the heads, I over torqued it...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By cantupshift
low torque value & batts

Would like someone from the forum to confirm but based on the reviews of the HF one, below 29.5 you just can't get an audio beep / set it. However it will still register so all you have to do is pay...
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 165,383
Posted By cantupshift
69452 - 1/2 In. Variable Speed Reversible Heavy...

69452 - 1/2 In. Variable Speed Reversible Heavy Duty Drill - FAIL - Head wobbled, impossible to drill anything straight took it back in and got a 1/2" hammer drill which worked fine, don't remember...
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 165,383
Posted By cantupshift
I had the nuts come off the rollers, put some...

I had the nuts come off the rollers, put some loctite blue chapstick on there and it's been fine since. Did the wheel break because the nut came loose?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,714
Posted By cantupshift
#3

Regarding #3, can you put in a link to show how to read a tire code?

What forums / online documentation does the seller keep up with?
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 883
Posted By cantupshift
I washed in hot soapy water a stuck carb after...

I washed in hot soapy water a stuck carb after the pinesol fiasco a few times. Still didnt get everything out and contaminated the bucket of carb dip.

Carb dip is stil a no-no for the rubber, but...
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