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Forum: The Garage 03-22-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By jad3675
Ok, I tried a third base and two different new MC...

Ok, I tried a third base and two different new MC adapters in the store. Nothing would thread more than 1 turn. Went back home and fixed my problem with a sawzall and 15 minutes of OA welding.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By jad3675
Well, that's the problem - I had both a new base...

Well, that's the problem - I had both a new base and a new MC adapter and I had the same issue.



Good to know. Maybe I just need to PRS it a little bit.

John
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By jad3675
HF Tire Changer Issue

No, not issues using. Actually putting it together. I've had the tire changing base for over decade. I recently decided to buy the MC tire adapter for it. The problem I'm having is that the...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By jad3675
Repairpal.com will give you a decent ballpark...

Repairpal.com will give you a decent ballpark price. No spam, either.

John
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By jad3675
Just packing, no inserts. From what I remember,...

Just packing, no inserts. From what I remember, the LV cans don't have much in them from the factory. Local shop recommended Moose packing over other brands - it seemed more dense and less fluffy...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By jad3675
Nice Falco. LV exhausts sound great on those...

Nice Falco. LV exhausts sound great on those bikes.

I quieted mine down with an extra half blanket of Moose exhaust packing in each can.

John
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 21,485
Posted By jad3675
Fork Spring Compressor

One HF bar clamp plus a 3-way edge clamp and you have a one person fork spring compressor.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,007
Posted By jad3675
I've used the app 'gStrings' on my android phone...

I've used the app 'gStrings' on my android phone to tune the belts on the 916 @ 110hz. Continental Tires has another app 'tension2go', that others have used.

John
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By jad3675
Yeah, with as old as the house is I pretty much...

Yeah, with as old as the house is I pretty much assume everything has asbestos in it. And lead.

John
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By jad3675
Not a bad idea, actually. The ceiling isn't...

Not a bad idea, actually. The ceiling isn't drywall, though, it's that plaster/gypsum board process that they used back in the '50's. It also has expanded metal mesh a foot or two back from the...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By jad3675
In thinking about insulating the band joists -...

In thinking about insulating the band joists - the ceiling in my basement is finished, so access to the band joist area is non-existent. The only way I can think to insulate them is with a spray...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By jad3675
16"-ish inches of blown in cellulose in the knee...

16"-ish inches of blown in cellulose in the knee wall space - the common walls with the rooms have 1950's-ish rockwool insulation, non-faced. I'm unsure if the peak of the house has any insulation -...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By jad3675
Yeah, it appears I'm between a rock and hard...

Yeah, it appears I'm between a rock and hard place (hahahah). Sigh. A co-worker had his house (single level brick/block) insulated with the injected foam from the exterior. It cost a ~$4K - I'm...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By jad3675
Thanks for the replies guys. I'm not interested...

Thanks for the replies guys. I'm not interested in cladding the house - it's brick, and I rather like the way it looks. Same dealio for the inside.

It's a cape cod, so there's not attic, but the...
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By jad3675
House Insulation Thoughts/Ideas

Nothing like some nice 2F weather to make you think about the non-existent insulation in your home.

My house is brick on block construction, circa 1951. The exterior has a .5 inch drainage plane...
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 105,766
Posted By jad3675
$15 fork spring compressor

This probably counts as two objects. Three if you count the A ladder holding up the bike in the background.

I didn't feel like spending $50 for the compressor that requires two people (o a third...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By jad3675
Err, shouldn't this be in the garage? Why did it...

Err, shouldn't this be in the garage? Why did it get moved to road bikes?
John
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By jad3675
Ducati 916 gouged stem

DPO gouged the stem. I discovered it after I removed the bearing. Should I replace the stem, weld it up or just ignore it?
...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,577
Posted By jad3675
You can get x-plan pricing a few ways - one, head...

You can get x-plan pricing a few ways - one, head over to blueovalforums.com and put a post in the x-plan PIN request forum. Easy to do, and you have a good chance of getting one. Otherwise, join...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By jad3675
The only place I've been able find is...

The only place I've been able find is pjengineering.co.uk. Nothing in the US that I've been able to find.

John
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 238,576
Posted By jad3675
False. Their Earthquake line is very good. ...

False. Their Earthquake line is very good.

John
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,510
Posted By jad3675
Give Traxxion or Lindeman Engineering a call,...

Give Traxxion or Lindeman Engineering a call, Race tech isn't the only suspension business around.

John
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By jad3675
I already ordered the pants via Amazon, I had...

I already ordered the pants via Amazon, I had enough points they were pretty much free.

No hurry, I can wait for Amazon to re-stock.

John
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By jad3675
I'm waiting on some Omni Air pants in...

I'm waiting on some Omni Air pants in Medium...any ETA?

Thanks,
john
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 54,305
Posted By jad3675
Does Ohline still make FPKs for a '98 916? ...

Does Ohline still make FPKs for a '98 916?

Thanks,
John
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 441,199
Posted By jad3675
Actually, I got the procedures confused - sorry...

Actually, I got the procedures confused - sorry about that.
I made a tool similar to this to hold the spring:...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 441,199
Posted By jad3675
Depending on the motor, you can usually pull the...

Depending on the motor, you can usually pull the closers using a bolt and a socket - bolt is threaded into the pin, and the socket provides relief to pull it out. A slide hammer works too.

You may...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By jad3675
Yes, ppm. He's right. Threw me for a loop the...

Yes, ppm. He's right. Threw me for a loop the first time I heard it expressed that way, too.

https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coefficient_of_thermal_expansion

John
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 25,238
Posted By jad3675
Looks really nice. I'm starting to think I may...

Looks really nice. I'm starting to think I may need to wrap my falco.

Couple of questions though - did you do butt joints on the tank, or overlap joints? If overlap, how much overlap?
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,251
Posted By jad3675
Easy. The SRX has a two phase stator (not a...

Easy. The SRX has a two phase stator (not a generator) - just connect the two stator wires to two of the stator connectors on the regulator. You ignore the third and fill the void in the connector...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,838
Posted By jad3675
For comparisons sake...In August of 2012, the...

For comparisons sake...In August of 2012, the average temp in Cincinnati was 85 degrees. I had 4 110v window units (mostly) cooling my house. One was a 10K BTU unit, the rest were 8K. My electric...
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,838
Posted By jad3675
Monday and Tuesday were -4 here in Cincinnati. ...

Monday and Tuesday were -4 here in Cincinnati. Had the Fujitsu mini on in the master bedroom. Air outlet temp was 120F. Needless to say, it was able to keep the bedroom nice and warm.

Fujitsu...
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By jad3675
Sewer Lateral Re-line

Anyone have experience having their sewer re-lined? We've had 6 backups in the last three years, and I'm about sick of having a plumber come out every 6 months, not to mention this last backup is...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,838
Posted By jad3675
Well, and update finally.... The K100 lived...

Well, and update finally....

The K100 lived on my lift for the better part of a month - we got it on the road last weekend. Rebuilt the oil/water pump, pulled and cleaned the sump pan, drained...
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By jad3675
https://www.subarupartsdepot.com/oem-subaru-parts....

https://www.subarupartsdepot.com/oem-subaru-parts.html

Parts diagrams are on the left side of the page as you scroll down.

John
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,133
Posted By jad3675
Amazon has a 55 gallon barrel of T6 for $1200 and...

Amazon has a 55 gallon barrel of T6 for $1200 and free shipping....
More serious note, they have a 3 pack (3 gallons) for $60, with subscribe and save. Not a bad price.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,838
Posted By jad3675
The K bike is now at my garage. I had never...

The K bike is now at my garage. I had never realized (or appreciated) how heavy these bike are until I had to walk it up the trailer. Ugh.

Well, the good news is that it does not appear to be...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,838
Posted By jad3675
Hey guys, thanks for the help. I have not seen...

Hey guys, thanks for the help. I have not seen the bike - I'm only going by what the owner has told me and MMS'ed me. He did say the coolant level was down, hence my assumption to the oil...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,838
Posted By jad3675
Cool, thanks. It's friends newly purchased bike...

Cool, thanks. It's friends newly purchased bike that sat for quite a while before he bought it.

Worth it to rebuild the water pump, or just replace it?

Also, any concerns with roached big end...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,838
Posted By jad3675
'85 K100 Coolant in Oil

What are the chances that mocha flavored oil is caused by a failing water/oil pump and not a blown head gasket? I'm know K100's are famous for eating water pump seals, but I can't find much on blown...
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