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Forum: The Garage Today, 05:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,405
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ That install........should...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

That install........should pretty much guarantee the power will not go out in the future :lol3:lol3:lol3. Did the neighbors thank you ?:D
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,526
Posted By showkey
On the VIA brew...........often Costco and...

On the VIA brew...........often Costco and sometimes SAMS club has a 10 and sale with an instant rebate for about 1/2 the Starbucks store price.
I often use the VIA at home instead of buying into...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Are they sitting next to the...

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Are they sitting next to the dwell meter and strobe timing light ???? :D:D
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,405
Posted By showkey
:lol3aqThose big box $6500 gens are just...

:lol3aqThose big box $6500 gens are just ok.......they are built to a price point not a quality long life trouble free life. Just when you the gen the most it craps out....one of the laws of nature....
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By showkey
Cylinder leak down tester might be a better...

Cylinder leak down tester might be a better choice it can provide far more information. If I had a choice I would do leak down.
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,290
Posted By showkey
????? Not sure about that..........it appears to...

????? Not sure about that..........it appears to be the prefered method in some locations. I do agree concrete is pain .........finding "a guy" that shows up and does a professional job is the...
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,647
Posted By showkey
If you wet is down its going to get...

If you wet is down its going to get moldy.........now you got two problems ? :lol3:lol3

Now you have call the mold guys before the asbestos guys ......:huh:huh:huh


:lol3:lol3
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,647
Posted By showkey
Our you could call a certified asbestos...

Our you could call a certified asbestos remediation contractor ..........they will come to your house........but it a certified plastic bag.........with hazardous asbestos label.....and charge you...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By showkey
+ 4. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^* Grips...

+ 4. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^*

Grips only.........and needless to say heated vest :clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,431
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ +2 the top end is going to...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+2 the top end is going to be first area have a problem....cam journals, cam lobes.

The WR has ball bearing crank and roller rod bearing they are very likely unharmed.
The cam...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 363,851
Posted By showkey
[QUOTE=Meter Man;26570901]I am loving the bike so...

[QUOTE=Meter Man;26570901]I am loving the bike so far.

Two questions

The 12 volt plug in the frunk doesn't seem to be functioning. I replaced the 7.5 amp fuse and still not working. I don't...
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,087
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^ Corvair had rear camber...

^^^^^^^^^^^^
Corvair had rear camber issues.........:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 363,851
Posted By showkey
Wisconsin is third......... ...

Wisconsin is third.........

http://www.eater.com/2013/5/29/6428463/here-are-the-states-with-the-most-bars-per-capita

Wisconsin use to have the most bowling alleys ........but I think they lost...
Forum: The Garage 04-12-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,726
Posted By showkey
U-pol is another brand that gets good reviews. ...

U-pol is another brand that gets good reviews. Sold through Amazon and other location. U-pol says it UV stable ?

Note .....the spray gun is a $30 item. Some U-pol kits come with a free gun. ...
Forum: The Garage 04-11-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,726
Posted By showkey
I have used Herculiner on several pickup beds,...

I have used Herculiner on several pickup beds, flat bed trailers and the inside of an enclosed trailer plus the undercarriage of the enclosed trailer. Years later the bed liner was the only thing...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 363,851
Posted By showkey
April 10 ????

even new tires are not going to work today........

http://i398.photobucket.com/albums/pp70/showkey_bucket/DSCN1916_zpscolizka1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By showkey
Do not know about add on...

Do not know about add on kits...........BUT..........oil pressure warning lights on many other bikes just tell you the top end is already trashed.

Then oil pressure issues or problems in general...
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,087
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I was just about to...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

I was just about to write......at least this "bearing event" did not take the spindle or axle out.....:eek1:eek1

The usual way to remove the bearing race remains...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 363,851
Posted By showkey
+10 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+10 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 363,851
Posted By showkey
I have owned the Seat Concepts and the Sargent. ...

I have owned the Seat Concepts and the Sargent. I prefer the Sargent with an added slope change mod in the front mount. :norton
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5,776
Views: 1,205,226
Posted By showkey
That's the Prep and DOC....... BS TRUELY a...

That's the Prep and DOC....... BS
TRUELY a bad deal ...........and borders on false advertising, fraud and just plain bad business.
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5,776
Views: 1,205,226
Posted By showkey
Depending on how the offer amount was stated...

Depending on how the offer amount was stated ........"OTD" ......vs cash $$$$. vs. financing
Except for ........tax, title, plates ...........no real getting around the state fees.

Agree on...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By showkey
+2. You get a custom fit that actually fits...

+2. You get a custom fit that actually fits :D:D
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,396
Posted By showkey
Good advice......install the relay kit and if...

Good advice......install the relay kit and if your going on a long trip.......carry an extra bulb:eek1:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,396
Posted By showkey
Yes..........The 2 volt increase can also cause a...

Yes..........The 2 volt increase can also cause a 40-50% in the bulb life. This was tested by Motorcycle Consumer News a while back. Turns out the bulbs are designed to work with the normal...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,246
Posted By showkey
Just for a reference..........I just did a quick...

Just for a reference..........I just did a quick quote on FEDEX.

Example Chicago to Guatemala City 40 pounds package is about $900.00:eek1



1. Ship From / To
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Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,776
Posted By showkey
Those bastards........ That's why they have...

Those bastards........

That's why they have the clunker buyback program .........its a conspiracy with the China and Korean manufactures to make buy more shitty cheap appliances :eek1:lol3:lol3
...
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,776
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ That's why many...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

That's why many power companies have a cash for clunker frig program:huh
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By showkey
There are many complaints and refunds on the...

There are many complaints and refunds on the restore type products Menards does not even ask questions on refunds for poor performance. Peeling is the main issue.

Bed liner over sound material...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,776
Posted By showkey
OP........Very common to convert the chest...

OP........Very common to convert the chest freezer for beer most common for home brew kegs .......best guess your thermostat has or had temporary failures ????? The remote temp sensor got fooled...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-11-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7,071
Views: 1,289,979
Posted By showkey
This pretty wells covers it: MODS: ...

This pretty wells covers it:

MODS:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=971230&highlight=Cb500x

General info:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=840842
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 363,851
Posted By showkey
Should be riding this weekend if the weather...

Should be riding this weekend if the weather holds.........a little rain to wash the salt away would be good:D
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By showkey
While it's obvious poor...

While it's obvious poor workmanship...............I would not worry.

In the automotive side a loose or poorly torqued plug can actually pop out over a long period of time taking the threads with...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,925
Posted By showkey
Florida heat and humidity in JULY, AUGUST and...

Florida heat and humidity in JULY, AUGUST and SEPTEMBER is worse than the winter freeing :eek1:eek1:eek1
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,230
Posted By showkey
Guess we're spliting hairs now but why would you...

Guess we're spliting hairs now but why would you have an unheated basement? I get unheated crawl space but never seen nor would want an unheated basement. Where I live and have lived the basement is...
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,925
Posted By showkey
All appliances have gone to the product...

All appliances have gone to the product cheapening department........so service life can be shortened for all sorts reasons.

Given the quality of all the new freezers it might be hard to...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,230
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Many in the rest of the industry...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Many in the rest of the industry disagree........

http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/green-basics/insulation-overview
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,230
Posted By showkey
Often a basement might have basement living space...

Often a basement might have basement living space and crawl space so foam may have to covered in some locations.

As for insulation values: R49-R60 is the norm for cold weather locations
...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,230
Posted By showkey
Many area codes require sheet foam to be covered...

Many area codes require sheet foam to be covered with a fire protection material like drywall or plywood. That is part of the reason some locations place the foam on the outside of the foundation.
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,416
Posted By showkey
It really depends on how smart the charger...

It really depends on how smart the charger is......on the voltage cut off. There are many different charging profiles that can be chosen as show :
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