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Forum: The Garage 06-20-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,076
Posted By Chronus24
HDPE is really hard to weld. The strongest joint...

HDPE is really hard to weld. The strongest joint you can make with it is with a epoxy called poly-weld. That is specially made for HDPE and you need to use a torch on the edges before you weld to...
Forum: The Garage 06-20-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By Chronus24
You are right about the lithium. You typically...

You are right about the lithium. You typically use lithium grease for marine stuff or maybe cheap pvc sliding doors or things that you don't want petroleum grease on. I just did the bearings in my...
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By Chronus24
You could try a plastic weld epoxy and let some...

You could try a plastic weld epoxy and let some gas sit in the 'fixed' tank for a few days to test if it worked. That stuff may be your best bet and if it doesn't work, you've only wrecked a busted...
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By Chronus24
No, the oil didn't damage the rings. If you are...

No, the oil didn't damage the rings. If you are still running the premixed fuel in the tank, it'll still smoke. I am guessing that you've drained all that fuel, although I don't think it'll harm...
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By Chronus24
linked systems typically are softer for the first...

linked systems typically are softer for the first few centimeters and then gets stiffer the harder the force. They work great but are more expensive to make so they show up mostly on performance...
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By Chronus24
crusty rubber

Before you start ripping the engine apart, I would make sure that you don't just have some bad vacuum lines or some such gremlins. Sometimes if you have old crusty lines, you can have things like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2009, 04:45 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,237
Posted By Chronus24
Yeah, I see your point. Critical thought and...

Yeah, I see your point. Critical thought and attempting to expand my understanding of our hobby is stupid and nobody shouldn't ever do it. I forgot to not be a boring old fuck, shame on me. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,237
Posted By Chronus24
NASA had to invent photoshop first, thats why it...

NASA had to invent photoshop first, thats why it has taken so long to "find" new evidence.:evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By Chronus24
Rudolphs barbecue on Hennipen and Lynndale is...

Rudolphs barbecue on Hennipen and Lynndale is pretty good stuff if you are looking for ribs.

Uptown, Calhoun Square, Hennipen/Nicollet Aves is the heart of Minneapolis. Also drive Grand Ave in St...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,734
Posted By Chronus24
+1 on the ground mat but I have always used a...

+1 on the ground mat but I have always used a wool blanket underneath me instead of foam. The wool seems less slippery and is plenty warm. You need this even in the summer.
I don't have a fancy...
Forum: Alaska 07-07-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Chronus24
When I did mine, I opted to take them fully apart...

When I did mine, I opted to take them fully apart instead of doing the compressed air thing. I made a fork tool out of two bolts that I welded together end to end. I forget the exact size(maybe 5/8...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,434
Posted By Chronus24
...and you have to think, if you have two you'll...

...and you have to think, if you have two you'll always be ready to start that clingy friend/cousin/neighbor/mistress/etc on the trails because you'll have enough bikes to bring a friend.
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Chronus24
I made a GPS mount from hardware store parts. ...

I made a GPS mount from hardware store parts. 1/4" U-Bolt with a 7/8" I.D. fits perfectly around the handlebar. I then got two coupler nuts and a short length of 1/4"X20 threaded rod. I cut the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-05-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By Chronus24
The Tug Hill Plateau is within a couple hours and...

The Tug Hill Plateau is within a couple hours and has endless miles of firelanes and easy two-track stuff. Might make for a good weekend camping trip.
Forum: Hacks 07-05-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,421
Posted By Chronus24
I had a flat on a spoked rim a few years ago. I...

I had a flat on a spoked rim a few years ago. I was about three blocks from a repair shop so I left it overnight and rode the bus home. The next day, the two mechanics, a gay couple both named...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,237
Posted By Chronus24
Someone will shortly find proof on how single...

Someone will shortly find proof on how single black welfare mothers in Chicago are keeping my mileage low. They will be immediately refuted as idiots and denounced with proof that its really a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,680
Posted By Chronus24
I wish. The Army frowns on both halves of that...

I wish. The Army frowns on both halves of that trade. Four more months and I get to drink all the cold beer in FL. hmm... I might actually try that.:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,237
Posted By Chronus24
Lets not think of potential power

Ok, so here is a different way of thinking about this. Stay with me because this will sound retarded for the first few sentences. If I were to glue my bathroom scale onto the tailgate of a truck...
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,274
Posted By Chronus24
I had a '78 R100/7 and would recommend it to...

I had a '78 R100/7 and would recommend it to someone for a commuter. I sold mine with a bit over 80k and it only had one problem that totaled about $50 in repairs. I had a corbin seat on mine which...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,680
Posted By Chronus24
how about 122f

I am a gunner on a blackhawk in Iraq, it was 122 today. We have personal air conditioning vests that we wear underneath our armor. They do a really good job of cooling your core down. The device...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,237
Posted By Chronus24
A couple of points

1. Cars have a really small RPM band and the torque peak is usually extremely low (compared to bikes). They kind of already are cruising at their peak torque or at least close. That isn't the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,237
Posted By Chronus24
Good point, you are certainly correct about that....

Good point, you are certainly correct about that. I continue to ride in overdrive just because its more comfortable(like you say), but I was asking the question for purely academic, not "real-life"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,237
Posted By Chronus24
The faulty logic of overdrive

So I have been having a debate about fuel economy and I would like the community to contribute. I think that people may be wrong about running an engine at lower RPMs to save fuel. Boy that sure...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,407
Posted By Chronus24
+1

In Florida, a lot of out-of-towners get rear ended when they try to stop at yellow lights. It would doubly suck on a bike because then you would be lying in the intersection as the other light turns...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By Chronus24
I don't know why his has them but I would guess...

I don't know why his has them but I would guess every other bike doesn't because of cost. It has to be expensive to make a bolt like that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2009, 01:39 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,474
Posted By Chronus24
Did I miss it?

What about the Rokon, Rukus and Zuma?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2009, 01:31 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,474
Posted By Chronus24
A friend once showed up at my shop and excitedly...

A friend once showed up at my shop and excitedly dragged me outside to show me his 'water buffalo'. I sarcastically made some poke about the name and he replied "ever drown a buffalo? it sounds just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 57,928
Posted By Chronus24
A wise old friend explained something to me once....

A wise old friend explained something to me once. I had just gotten back from Afghanistan and was riding a shiny red bullet. He said that as soldiers, the adrenaline that is part of a natural...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,911
Posted By Chronus24
I injured my left shoulder pretty badly a few...

I injured my left shoulder pretty badly a few years back. At the advice of a doctor friend of mine, I started doing some pretty intense PT type exercises that focused on balance and auxiliary...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,390
Posted By Chronus24
As a rider, I prefer a mix but primarily holding...

As a rider, I prefer a mix but primarily holding the bike. My wife knows to put a hand on the tank when I brake so as to not slide into me. She moves with the bike and not with me. This makes it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,651
Posted By Chronus24
+1, I've done that before. Worked better than I...

+1, I've done that before. Worked better than I expected.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,887
Posted By Chronus24
Do it and don't look back

I had the '04 spec replika and it is probably my favorite bike that I have owned. The handling is rock solid, this bike is as stable as they get when bent into a corner. In a drag race, the four...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2008, 06:56 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,179
Posted By Chronus24
Motoholics Anonymous

I think there is a pole question hidden in there somewhere.

Quick, somebody start a new thread: have you had more bikes or women?

Counting dirtbikes, I am close to two dozen motorcycles so I...
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By Chronus24
"Safely" is a funny word to use for putting a 150...

"Safely" is a funny word to use for putting a 150 in the front of a CB750.

I have often used mismatched tire combos to get different profiles or handling properties.

You shouldn't have any...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,908
Posted By Chronus24
I used to ride my R100/7 off the center stand all...

I used to ride my R100/7 off the center stand all the time. I never dropped it or had any scary moments.

I would actually just sit on it and rock the bike forward off the stand. I wouldn't lean...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,526
Posted By Chronus24
+1 I ride to work every day with my issued...

+1

I ride to work every day with my issued boots, they are pretty good at everything.

The modern boots are much better than the old skool jungle stuff but the suede type tan boots aren't...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,825
Posted By Chronus24
Mine too. Just leave it laying on its side,...

Mine too.

Just leave it laying on its side, people will think it was already vandalized and move on.:lol3
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Chronus24
Keep pumping til you get to about 130 psi, you'll...

Keep pumping til you get to about 130 psi, you'll hear a pop:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,192
Posted By Chronus24
What took you so long?:lol3 I am suprised there...

What took you so long?:lol3 I am suprised there hasn't been dozens of VFR guys yet on this thread. Maybe they are all out riding.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,531
Posted By Chronus24
is your idle adjustment screw laying in an...

is your idle adjustment screw laying in an intersection somewhere?
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