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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-19-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4,834
Views: 1,013,280
Posted By Sharkguy
Yes the retainer will come out. I've removed mine...

Yes the retainer will come out. I've removed mine a number of times both wheels. You have to use some finesse, as you mentioned you don't want to destroy it. To re-fit it try and make sure the ball...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-17-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4,834
Views: 1,013,280
Posted By Sharkguy
So I repacked my front wheel bearings last...

So I repacked my front wheel bearings last weekend and thought I'd do a quick photo doc of it for anybody that wants to try it themselves. I'm not going to go through how to remove the wheel, there's...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-27-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4,834
Views: 1,013,280
Posted By Sharkguy
I pull my rear wheel once a year and remove the...

I pull my rear wheel once a year and remove the outside seals and "repack" with a quality grease then replace the seals. It is messy and I have to clean up the excess that gets thrown off, but I have...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 108,315
Posted By Sharkguy
The half life of CO in the blood cells would be...

The half life of CO in the blood cells would be about 5 hours. That means after 10 hours it should be out of your bloodstream. Providing you aren't constantly exposed. The problem with CO is it is...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-26-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By Sharkguy
You could try them. Doesn't say they rent but who...

You could try them. Doesn't say they rent but who knows?
http://holopawural.com/
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By Sharkguy
Thanks for the ideas guys. Upon closer inspection...

Thanks for the ideas guys. Upon closer inspection the 0 ring didn't appear damaged. It looks more like an 0 ring was placed on the switch then some sort of sealant or liquid rubber was placed on it...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By Sharkguy
Nuetral and gear indicator switch

I realize this is a GS forum, but since the transmissions on the oilhead GSs and the road bikes are so similar I thought I would ask this question here. I am replacing the tranny on my 94 r1100rs...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,572
Posted By Sharkguy
I thought the same thing. They look unfinished....

I thought the same thing. They look unfinished. Almost like there is a plastic filler piece left off.
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,280
Posted By Sharkguy
How about one of these? Would be fun to jump on...

How about one of these? Would be fun to jump on and zip around on some of those N. GA roads.:Dhttp://i920.photobucket.com/albums/ad49/slash5alive/photos-15_zps285076e0.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 199,721
Posted By Sharkguy
I rode one for the first time today. Yeah a bit...

I rode one for the first time today. Yeah a bit vibey for a large twin. But that motor is pretty sweet. Coming off from the Buell it definitely has some vibration on the higher end of the rpms. I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-13-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sharkguy
Sorry this is so late. So I received my zumo 550...

Sorry this is so late. So I received my zumo 550 back from Chris Short. It was a quick turn around. He replaced the digitizer/screen, replaced the internal battery, and resealed the buttons. Cost was...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-09-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sharkguy
Nimrod, yes, he's the one doing the work on it. I...

Nimrod, yes, he's the one doing the work on it. I should get it back this week. Hopefully he's good.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-09-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sharkguy
I've not ever had a problem with this device. I...

I've not ever had a problem with this device. I got one of the early units and have used it for many years. The problem with mine stemmed from the buttons. They will lose their waterproof abilities...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-09-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sharkguy
Yeah, by the time I discovered the malfunction...

Yeah, by the time I discovered the malfunction the damage was done. No amount of rice was going to fix it. Sent the unit out to Chris Short in MN. He is refurbing it. New digitizer/screen, and reseal...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-31-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sharkguy
Just so everyone knows, Garmin is no longer...

Just so everyone knows, Garmin is no longer accepting non working zumo 550s for repair/swap. They say they are out of them. They offered me 20% off any of their new units.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-18-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sharkguy
Well, I tried a similar trick. Used the wifes...

Well, I tried a similar trick. Used the wifes hair dryer. Still the same. I guess the damage is done. I'll be sending it off to Garmin on Monday.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-17-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sharkguy
Good point, I believe that is the route I'm going...

Good point, I believe that is the route I'm going to take.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-17-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Sharkguy
Question Help! Zumo 550 flooded.

So rode through monsoonal rain event coming back from Barber Vintage Races.:dog Apparently my old 550 has developed a leak and is now not working correctly. It still powers up, but the screen is very...
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4,755
Views: 576,890
Posted By Sharkguy
I'm assuming that pic was taken at Barber. Saw...

I'm assuming that pic was taken at Barber. Saw the display there too. I got to hear the motor later on over at Ace Corner. They had one mounted in a lotus type car that they fired up for a few...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-17-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4,834
Views: 1,013,280
Posted By Sharkguy
I was thinking the wiring harness was made in...

I was thinking the wiring harness was made in Mexico:rofl. Not mentioned here though.
http://i920.photobucket.com/albums/ad49/slash5alive/whereabuellcomesfrom_zps79d9a7ef.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-08-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,134
Posted By Sharkguy
Probably going to have to take the truck to NC as...

Probably going to have to take the truck to NC as the wifey wants to go to NC. I'll leave her there then head out on the bike from there to Barber.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-07-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,134
Posted By Sharkguy
I'm heading out to the Barber event. Going via...

I'm heading out to the Barber event. Going via western NC with some buds. I plan on camping at Barber if I can find space.
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 199,721
Posted By Sharkguy
I want to like the bike but the tail light and...

I want to like the bike but the tail light and the cast piece beneath the seat throw it off for me. Maybe it looks better in person. Going to try and get a look at it on Saturday.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 28,547
Posted By Sharkguy
Looking forward to it Dr. Greg. I'm in.

Looking forward to it Dr. Greg. I'm in.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-30-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,114
Posted By Sharkguy
Hey Canadian, are you still able to remove the...

Hey Canadian, are you still able to remove the seat with that rotopak bracket mounted to the triple tail? Just wondering, that looks like a good spot to mount it if so.
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 43,709
Posted By Sharkguy
:lurkWaiting to see how this goes. My wife loves...

:lurkWaiting to see how this goes. My wife loves her classic. I just put a set of viking bags on it for her. They seem to be pretty good quality for the price.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-19-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,114
Posted By Sharkguy
Pretty good! Old guys rule! :clap

Pretty good! Old guys rule! :clap
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-10-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4,834
Views: 1,013,280
Posted By Sharkguy
I could launch mine, the landing wouldn't be...

I could launch mine, the landing wouldn't be pretty though:lol3.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Sharkguy
Thanks solohobo, I'll look into them.

Thanks solohobo, I'll look into them.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Sharkguy
Anyone know of any moto rentals in S.W. Michigan?

I'm going to be visiting up there near Battle Creek in July and looking to rent a bike for a few days. Not really looking for a Harley, but that's all I seem to be able to find on line. I'm thinking...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-14-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,321
Views: 231,752
Posted By Sharkguy
Heres a pretty cool article about them. I don't...

Heres a pretty cool article about them. I don't think those are them...but they look nice too. :evil
http://selvedgeyard.com/2010/10/03/sex-speed-jungle-pam-hardy-jungle-jim-liberman-light-em-up/
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 29,454
Posted By Sharkguy
Heading over on Thurs. to see what I can...

Heading over on Thurs. to see what I can see.:wink:
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,704
Posted By Sharkguy
++ on the McMaster Carr stuff. I use it on bilge...

++ on the McMaster Carr stuff. I use it on bilge pumps that get continuous use in salt water for marine tropical fish transports. The connections have to be dependable and not "leak" any voltage....
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 108,315
Posted By Sharkguy
bdonley...

bdonley (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=214267), The first thing I would do is check out badweather bikers for info. The next thing I would do is relocate the bikes ECM. Or at least make...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-19-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4,834
Views: 1,013,280
Posted By Sharkguy
I can change the belt on my 09 w/o removing the...

I can change the belt on my 09 w/o removing the tensioner and I do not have the freespirt spring tensioner. If you are replacing with a new belt it will be a struggle but it can be done. That's why I...
Forum: Face plant 02-07-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 20,116
Posted By Sharkguy
Damn dude, hope you heal quickly and well. That's...

Damn dude, hope you heal quickly and well. That's a great story. My wifes an RN also and has the same attitude... must be something from that line of work, or from folks who go in for that type of...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,791
Posted By Sharkguy
I like it for practicalities sake.[/QUOTE] ...

I like it for practicalities sake.[/QUOTE]
Mark, I think it would look great on your beemer.:rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-03-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,717
Posted By Sharkguy
Dude, I'll be up there later this spring to...

Dude, I'll be up there later this spring to borrow your uly!:evil
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,340
Posted By Sharkguy
I've owned bikes with all three power transfer...

I've owned bikes with all three power transfer devices. So far I think the belt is best. Just carry a spare and the tools to change it if you are worried about failure. When a shaft goes it's usually...
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,513
Posted By Sharkguy
I'd do some very minimal cleaning and leave it...

I'd do some very minimal cleaning and leave it pretty much like it is.
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