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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-12-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 484,247
Posted By Mambo Dave
pompano

pompano
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-10-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 484,247
Posted By Mambo Dave
I'm up for going shooting some time, but I'd...

I'm up for going shooting some time, but I'd rather drive my weapons out than ride one over on a bike.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 806,395
Posted By Mambo Dave
Jumping through a burning shit-house. ...

Jumping through a burning shit-house.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/6uOKs5Hr7Fo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-27-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 6,432
Views: 535,166
Posted By Mambo Dave
Then I like this thread better. :wink:

Then I like this thread better. :wink:
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-18-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6,432
Views: 535,166
Posted By Mambo Dave
http://sarasota.craigslist.org/cto/4847874256.html...

http://sarasota.craigslist.org/cto/4847874256.html

1963 Land Rover Forward Control *RARE*

http://images.craigslist.org/00101_d7gN9MJ1BtU_600x450.jpg


1967 Land Rover 109 - $7000 (sarasota)...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-14-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,965
Views: 806,395
Posted By Mambo Dave
<iframe frameborder="0" width="480" height="270"...

<iframe frameborder="0" width="480" height="270" src="//www.dailymotion.com/embed/video/x2h157w" allowfullscreen></iframe><br /><a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-10-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 484,247
Posted By Mambo Dave
I was just up in Frostproof a few weeks ago. Had...

I was just up in Frostproof a few weeks ago. Had to take the dog, so we took the dog's ride:

http://i.imgur.com/Kaj1wrS.jpg?2
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-09-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 484,247
Posted By Mambo Dave
<iframe width="640" height="360"...

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/hAlGbnJwnH4?feature=player_embedded" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 229,989
Posted By Mambo Dave
Only in as far as that small ~ $99 generator. I...

Only in as far as that small ~ $99 generator. I own one, have tested it ... but never really used it.

There were tips on how to make it better, but they were only things like putting a quality...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,734
Posted By Mambo Dave
Except, the difference with the internet and...

Except, the difference with the internet and word-of-mouth is that you can read many individual experiences, then postulate for yourself what is, and is not, a common occurrence or problem.

What...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,296
Posted By Mambo Dave
Boats cost more to dispose of than they're worth....

Boats cost more to dispose of than they're worth. We see that all the time down here as well... sometimes on the shoulder of major highways. The trailer is worth keeping, as are most parts, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-19-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 905,019
Posted By Mambo Dave
You really picked the perfect color to paint it...

You really picked the perfect color to paint it though. Seems like a keeper to me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,734
Posted By Mambo Dave
Thank you. The longer I live, the more it...

Thank you.

The longer I live, the more it seems that life isn't as much about improving our answers as it is improving our questions. I came up with this theory when I was a high school English...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,734
Posted By Mambo Dave
We demand and are happy with...

We demand and are happy with low-production-number toys... as long as it's something that we are able to fix or improve without owning a machine shop, my guess is that most of us are satisfied.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 57,638
Posted By Mambo Dave
Now that's pretty awesome.

Now that's pretty awesome.
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,132
Posted By Mambo Dave
That is pretty damned sexy. Do those same...

That is pretty damned sexy.

Do those same crimpers do as well, or even work, with the common electrical connectors (non-OEM) so many of us have/use?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-09-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 484,247
Posted By Mambo Dave
I've been wanting to ride down there to see if...

I've been wanting to ride down there to see if they were still there. Rumor had it up here that they were no longer around / alive.
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,366
Posted By Mambo Dave
The 87 with the 87a is the most common (too...

The 87 with the 87a is the most common (too common considering the percentage of people who never, ever use the 87a terminal), hence why threads (like this one) are started to has out available dual...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,366
Posted By Mambo Dave
Thanks guys. Add the Tyco V23234C0001X006 to the...

Thanks guys. Add the Tyco V23234C0001X006 to the list.
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,366
Posted By Mambo Dave
Dual 87 Relay (5 wire) - there are good ones out there, but where?

I'm pulling this reply of mine from one that was hidden in an old BMW thread just to ask the broader audience.

I'm seeing that the Daniel Stern headlight relay kits are including dual-87 relays...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-26-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5,701
Views: 484,247
Posted By Mambo Dave
I've wanted to - I've been right beside the park...

I've wanted to - I've been right beside the park (at the chain) with the DR650, but the entrances were always closed. I'd say that from the angle I was looking at it ... the most extreme DOT...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 143,612
Posted By Mambo Dave
Can't embed it, but here is a video of modern day...

Can't embed it, but here is a video of modern day couriers. Of course it isn't nearly as exciting, but the job is out there if you want it badly enough :D
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 44,907
Posted By Mambo Dave
For a daily commuter, if that style of cruiser is...

For a daily commuter, if that style of cruiser is what you want to ride, it's fine.

As a former Vulcan owner, many of the Vulcans just weren't / aren't anything to get excited about (sort of the...
Forum: Australia 11-15-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 583,138
Posted By Mambo Dave
The ship flexing is amazing even in this small...

The ship flexing is amazing even in this small storm.

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Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 44,907
Posted By Mambo Dave
The guy I bought my Vulcan from used to ride with...

The guy I bought my Vulcan from used to ride with Harleys in the desert. He said that they'd need to stop once in a while since one, then another, Harley would overheat. But that wasn't a problem...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-11-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6,432
Views: 535,166
Posted By Mambo Dave
Just looking at current ads, found MY OLD BIKE...

Just looking at current ads, found MY OLD BIKE being sold in Hollywood, FL ... and the guy is using the pictures I used (my pictures) in my craigslist ad back in 2012 to sell it.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,359
Views: 766,047
Posted By Mambo Dave
Most people know why - maybe some people just...

Most people know why - maybe some people just don't want to admit it? It's old enough news that I'm surprised you even wrote that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,178,295
Posted By Mambo Dave
Even young GS guys will say anything to protect...

Even young GS guys will say anything to protect their notions of GS's being the primary / main / best RTW motorcycle. It's fucking ridiculous.

I used to work with a Columbian guy - in his 30's...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-01-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6,432
Views: 535,166
Posted By Mambo Dave
1965 Chevy Corvair Custom Buggy for Sale! - $3399...

1965 Chevy Corvair Custom Buggy for Sale! - $3399

:lol3

http://ocala.craigslist.org/cto/4701636546.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00Q0Q_1cMZ7eanGzq_600x450.jpg
Forum: The Garage 10-26-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 422,378
Posted By Mambo Dave
Some Jeep parts aren't available as new...

Some Jeep parts aren't available as new anymore... so I attempted to fix the part. The next step would be to re-engineer the part if this one rusts away or fails again.

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Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,961
Posted By Mambo Dave
I re-sprung mine at the front end with better...

I re-sprung mine at the front end with better springs ... it really made the bike nice.

But it's been sitting on the back patio for over a year now ... anyone from south Florida want an EX500...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,014
Posted By Mambo Dave
I am speaking more of steel mesh and airflow...

I am speaking more of steel mesh and airflow channels integrated into the harder parts of boots, like my (and some other) cycling shoes have:
...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,014
Posted By Mambo Dave
Thank you. While not as protective as Aplinestar...

Thank you. While not as protective as Aplinestar offroad / mx boots I like to wear, I will keep them in mind.

I'd rather have the protection of a good leather MX boot with the vents... but...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,014
Posted By Mambo Dave
"Guaranteed waterproof....a myth in my...

"Guaranteed waterproof....a myth in my experience"

I fully agree.

I live in a climate that the opposite is needed, yet so many quasi-bikers refuse the idea. Down here in south Florida it is...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 22,688
Posted By Mambo Dave
Which is what everyone concluded way back after...

Which is what everyone concluded way back after this thread was made ... but for some reason it gets brought back up and not-too-bright heavier / higher HP bikers are again bumping the thread.
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,633
Posted By Mambo Dave
Most motorcyclists who know don't use high, nor...

Most motorcyclists who know don't use high, nor mid-, octane anyway.

Apparently the info has already passed around Italian bike circles, but failed to make it here?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,094
Posted By Mambo Dave
+1 Now do they start most of the "new bike"...

+1

Now do they start most of the "new bike" the threads? I don't know... but there is no doubt they are here to control the propaganda that comes out, and to counter / drown / dismiss the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,296
Posted By Mambo Dave
That truck looks pretty cool. -- It's...

That truck looks pretty cool.

--

It's not weird, just unique and sorta rare, I once found one of those old large 1950's cars with the push-button shift transmission (buttons on the dashboard). ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,178,295
Posted By Mambo Dave
I have an EX500 in the back patio that I need to...

I have an EX500 in the back patio that I need to put back together.

For the time I had it it was fun. I looked like a dork riding it from one end of Florida to the other, lengthwise, but it was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,653
Posted By Mambo Dave
Using 100% of the motor's power is not using 100%...

Using 100% of the motor's power is not using 100% of the bike under most circumstances.

ZX-7R when I had it on the track - up to 100%, and while it did amazingly well (it would surprise the crap...
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