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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,703
Posted By ragtoplvr
Would you go to a swimming pool with a peeing...

Would you go to a swimming pool with a peeing section. How about a big one.

Well the world is our swimming pool, you pollute anywhere and eventually it goes all over.

Please quit removing...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By ragtoplvr
Airheads have a pump????

Airheads have a pump????
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 750
Posted By ragtoplvr
Lennies sprockets trade top end horsepower for...

Lennies sprockets trade top end horsepower for lower end torque. Total peak horsepower falls.

Since the OP has already raised the RPM limit, he might benefit from sprockets that move the cam the...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 750
Posted By ragtoplvr
What did you do to get 1000 RPM over the stock...

What did you do to get 1000 RPM over the stock limiter? Have you changed camshafts and valve springs? On a stock camshaft and springs I would suspect you are seriously close to float. With stock...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By ragtoplvr
I have had bad luck with seals weeping on...

I have had bad luck with seals weeping on synthetic gear oil, now I use regular 80W90 GL5 and put a about 2 tablespoons of trans-medic per quart to swell and soften seals as a one time dose. End of...
Forum: Face plant 01-21-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,876
Posted By ragtoplvr
Even though the bone is cleaned, it can harbor...

Even though the bone is cleaned, it can harbor pathogens, there have been a very few cases where someone got the previous bone owners disease. They screen VERY carefully now. This knocks all bone...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By ragtoplvr
The fastest way to fix is buy rebuild loaded...

The fastest way to fix is buy rebuild loaded calipers and new brake lines. Then bleed the brakes.

You can usually buy caliper overhaul kits, just takes more time.

Rod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,529
Posted By ragtoplvr
The only time I have seen clean combustion...

The only time I have seen clean combustion chambers there was a coolant leak into that cylinder.

Hard use does shed some carbon, and some of that is replaced with hard deposits that are not...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By ragtoplvr
If every single one of you with cracked brake...

If every single one of you with cracked brake flanges would simply go to the NSHTA web site and log in the failure, something would happen.

Rod
Forum: Upcoming 01-18-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,630
Posted By ragtoplvr
My RS has been ridden on dirt several times. It...

My RS has been ridden on dirt several times. It is NOT a dirt bike, falling over is expensive. Due to a wrong GPS it has been on arkansas 2 track. While successful, it was not fun.

Rod
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,455
Posted By ragtoplvr
The solid state fluorescent ballasts are crap. ...

The solid state fluorescent ballasts are crap.

you can not get magnetic ones any more.

for High bay I use sodium lights, with nice magnetic ballasts. As the bulb ages in about 5 or more...
Forum: Upcoming 01-18-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,630
Posted By ragtoplvr
I rode the dull boring pig trail to Ozark this...

I rode the dull boring pig trail to Ozark this weekend. It was so boring I hit 100 several times just to get it over with and get to lunch faster.

Rod
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By ragtoplvr
The fuel pump/fuel connector for the tank is not...

The fuel pump/fuel connector for the tank is not sealed, mine corroded. Get some contact cleaner and dielectric silicone, clean good, mate and unmate a few times, then pack with the silcone.

If...
Forum: Asia 01-17-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By ragtoplvr
Chinese traffic. Probably not a good idea...

Chinese traffic. Probably not a good idea without some training.

Rod
Forum: Upcoming 01-16-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,630
Posted By ragtoplvr
I wish you guys would get with the program. ...

I wish you guys would get with the program. Arkansas is dangerous. We do not need a bunch of northerners moving in and clogging the roads.



Rod
Forum: Upcoming 01-15-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,630
Posted By ragtoplvr
I do think this will be a great rally. There are...

I do think this will be a great rally. There are so many wonderful roads. and some of the out of the way eating resting socializing places that are so much fun. If you get off the bikes to hike,...
Forum: Upcoming 01-15-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,630
Posted By ragtoplvr
I was dating a gal from McDonald Co Missouri, we...

I was dating a gal from McDonald Co Missouri, we were heading to one of her horse riding buddies south and east a bit of Pea Ridge in my truck. Truck coming the other way blocked the road, and told...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By ragtoplvr
Every wet clutch bike with hydraulic clutch, in...

Every wet clutch bike with hydraulic clutch, in fact every bike I have owned with hydraulic clutch actuation has had a temperature dependent clutch engagement point.

You have dissimilar metals,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,314
Posted By ragtoplvr
The oil was not the failure. The wrist pin is...

The oil was not the failure. The wrist pin is press fit in the rod. The rod was machined wrong and too loose.So the pin moved. It happens.

Rod
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,700
Posted By ragtoplvr
The antenna inputs are low level analog. If they...

The antenna inputs are low level analog. If they got connected to 12V, it could easily damage a module.

Same for Can bus if the signal wires get connected to something wrong they can be killed....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,796
Posted By ragtoplvr
I have no idea, but there are some clues you can...

I have no idea, but there are some clues you can look for to help folks here.

Is there any place where it has worn, or fretted between parts, sometimes it can be just a slightly different patina. ...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,375
Posted By ragtoplvr
EPA violation to plump condensate outdoors. I...

EPA violation to plump condensate outdoors. I have a catch bottle, and a drum with heater to evaporate the water out. Eventually the drum will go to the land fill.

Rod
Forum: Upcoming 01-06-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,630
Posted By ragtoplvr
Interesting article. This is the sort of thing I...

Interesting article. This is the sort of thing I expect down there. There are many many strange folks down there, and some places where outsiders are NOT welcome.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-03-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 935
Posted By ragtoplvr
NO we can't even guess unless you tell us what...

NO we can't even guess unless you tell us what you have. Then it will be what ever the owners manual says.

Or just dump in something, it will be ok.

Rod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,315
Posted By ragtoplvr
I would be mad if they took them out. They save...

I would be mad if they took them out. They save a lot of time and traffic congestion over lights.

Mythbusters roundabouts

http://www.wimp.com/testroundabout/

much more efficient

Rod
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By ragtoplvr
You can take that alternator to any auto parts...

You can take that alternator to any auto parts store and they should be able to test it.

Or take to a local electrical re builder, they can get parts to fix it.

Rod
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By ragtoplvr
I would take off the pump inlet filter, spray a...

I would take off the pump inlet filter, spray a one second burst of car cleaner in the intake and let sit for about 10 minutes. While it sat, I would put some 2 stroke oil in gas 25 to one ratio,or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,778
Posted By ragtoplvr
The driveshaft on a GSA is a weak point due to...

The driveshaft on a GSA is a weak point due to running a greater angle.

They can do much damage when the fail. If there is play in the joint I personally would fix it now.

You can contact...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,263
Posted By ragtoplvr
Here is the way it works for a dealer. They have...

Here is the way it works for a dealer. They have VERY VERY nice line of credit on NEW bikes. They usually have a separate more expensive and usually much smaller credit line for trades.

So...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,356
Posted By ragtoplvr
I am pretty sure they must have separate...

I am pretty sure they must have separate buildings, and not share staff in any obvious way.

Indian will make Harley improve. Maybe they will finally fix the cam chain issue, and the transmission...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By ragtoplvr
interesting how the bikes and riders vary. With...

interesting how the bikes and riders vary. With the 4417 I have more low speed torque. less surging, almost none. I pull away using low RPM of 1300 to 2000 without issue, using the stock plug I...
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,993
Posted By ragtoplvr
The thing that hurts us hoarders is like this. I...

The thing that hurts us hoarders is like this. I had a used outdoor faucet, and I threw it out, a while back. I can not remember where I left my drink, but I can see a picture of it and the handle...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,623
Views: 283,601
Posted By ragtoplvr
When was this time you speak of? I have seen a...

When was this time you speak of? I have seen a honda rider pulled off, roughed up and his bike burned at a rally in the 70's. I think it is better now.

Rod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,356
Posted By ragtoplvr
I have test ridden the new scout, it is nice. ...

I have test ridden the new scout, it is nice. Not quick the the FJ900. No chance for a wheelie unless you abuse the clutch. Rides and steers really well, plenty of power. The single disk works...
Forum: Upcoming 01-01-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,630
Posted By ragtoplvr
I hope to make it also. it is close. That is a...

I hope to make it also. it is close. That is a very backwards part of the world. If you ride the excellent dirt roads, should someone tell you to leave, or you hear banjos, simply smile and...
Forum: Upcoming 01-01-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,630
Posted By ragtoplvr
I attended Sedalia. Yes, it was hot. The trip...

I attended Sedalia. Yes, it was hot. The trip home was brutal. Should have traveled at night. However, the rally itself was as good as it could be. Lots of free ice cold water, thanks MOA. Lots...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By ragtoplvr
I do not know about your dual spark, but the...

I do not know about your dual spark, but the Bosch 4417 is amazing in the1150. It has 4 electrodes. I think one of the 4 is indexed to the optimum location. In my bike, the performance of the...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By ragtoplvr
autoparts stores here carry evaporust, I have...

autoparts stores here carry evaporust, I have used and it does work.

Rod
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By ragtoplvr
30 years ago grease was not as good as now. ...

30 years ago grease was not as good as now. Leave the seals in.

Mixing grease is BAD. so remove seal and pack full, requires full clean. If you have to then get Krytox or Chevron SRI

then...
Forum: Face plant 12-30-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,876
Posted By ragtoplvr
We do not blame the victim, shame on you. Not...

We do not blame the victim, shame on you. Not everyone has extra money around. Glad that you do.

Rod
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