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Forum: Some Assembly Required Today, 02:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,120
Posted By sailah
I stuck my fuel pump on the clutch side down just...

I stuck my fuel pump on the clutch side down just above the chain. Had to build a guard so the chain wouldn't hit it. But it ended up fine. One issue I ran into which you won't have is trying to...
Forum: Vendors Today, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By sailah
I just can't do it:D

I just can't do it:D
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 04:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By sailah
That is a fantastic deal on my favorite tire. ...

That is a fantastic deal on my favorite tire. Too bad they aren't my size.
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,400
Posted By sailah
I recall when I was thinking about the injector...

I recall when I was thinking about the injector repair it was about $3600 for the Bosch injectors. As noted the early Duramax engines required a lot of disassembly to get to the injectors. None of...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,400
Posted By sailah
I loved my duramax but the 3 sets of injectors...

I loved my duramax but the 3 sets of injectors replaced under warranty were enough to purge diesel from my injection pump.

Merchant Automotive is excellent those guys could do yours blindfolded. ...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-16-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By sailah
+1 on the ninja engine. It's compact cheap...

+1 on the ninja engine. It's compact cheap plenty of power fuel injected reliable long service intervals. You may look into just buying a wrecked bike and using the existing frame and modifying...
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By sailah
The roller does a nice job of gentle bends but...

The roller does a nice job of gentle bends but it's a skill.

The bender is for precision repeatable constant radius bends.

Different tools, both work well.
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By sailah
No chance that roller is fitting in anything flat...

No chance that roller is fitting in anything flat rate. The wheel has to be 30" in diameter. The frame is pretty chunky too. It's a big set of boxes. And any bender is going to be equally as...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By sailah
I have that. Comes in two boxes, one for the...

I have that. Comes in two boxes, one for the wheel, one for everything else. Probably weighs 50-75 lbs? Can't remember exactly. packed flat for delivery

Swag off-road makes some trick parts...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By sailah
Bumping this up:D. I'm in Jackson now and...

Bumping this up:D. I'm in Jackson now and planning on riding tomorrow. Probably will get an RT like last time but might venture over to the dark side:wink:

Last time I rode here I went up to...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By sailah
I'm partial to powdercoat but I had access to a...

I'm partial to powdercoat but I had access to a booth so that changes things. Done right they both last and are durable.

In either case the prep work is far more effort than the final coat.
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By sailah
My lm2 was doa and they wouldn't take it back. ...

My lm2 was doa and they wouldn't take it back. Thankfully I bought mine from amazon.

It actually did work briefly but the cable wouldn't stay attached.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By sailah
For $50 it would be worth it to me to start with...

For $50 it would be worth it to me to start with a better unknown (ebay harness) than your complete unknown which is just frustrating. Get the bike running THEN start slimming down the harness. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,827
Posted By sailah
Personally I don't haul on the center stand but I...

Personally I don't haul on the center stand but I can't see it being a huge issue. I prefer to let the suspension do it's thing, but I really don't see it being damaging unless he was ratcheting...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,808
Posted By sailah
^^^:deal I would use a punch to get a center...

^^^:deal

I would use a punch to get a center divot started. It's really important to get it on center. Start off with a small tap on the punch. Is it on center? Great hit it again and make it...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-28-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 27,657
Posted By sailah
Jerry, One thing I did on my ninja build was...

Jerry,

One thing I did on my ninja build was to weld on some tapped slugs to my subframe. It allowed me to build some custom pannier racks for soft bags out of aluminum tubing that unbolt very...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,415
Posted By sailah
My ninja 650 with dirt suspension weighs 375...

My ninja 650 with dirt suspension weighs 375 fully fueled. Lifts front wheel in second, fuel injected, cruises at 75, top speed I've taken it to is 114 mph on GPS although I suspect it would do more...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By sailah
Pm sent

Pm sent
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,799
Posted By sailah
I grew up sailing and tying knots so I'm handy...

I grew up sailing and tying knots so I'm handy with rope. I dont use it a ton on bikes but I do use a trucker's hitch often tying things down.


...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4,309
Views: 263,520
Posted By sailah
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d171/mainesailah...

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d171/mainesailah/mainesailah001/20140724_135026_zpsknjpjy6s.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4,309
Views: 263,520
Posted By sailah
Sweet. I did Marblehead Halifax in 2005. We...

Sweet. I did Marblehead Halifax in 2005. We got smoked haha.

Saw a 990 at the dam I left them a sticker. .....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4,309
Views: 263,520
Posted By sailah
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d171/mainesailah...

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d171/mainesailah/mainesailah001/20140724_124159_zps7yyemias.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,802
Posted By sailah
Remove the crust too...

Remove the crust too...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,882
Posted By sailah
Try tap magic or rapid tap and usea center drill...

Try tap magic or rapid tap and usea center drill first
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By sailah
I'll send you my house call SF-sized repair bill:D

I'll send you my house call SF-sized repair bill:D
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,625
Posted By sailah
I fixed my buddy's. Probably not economical...

I fixed my buddy's. Probably not economical without the tools on hand but can be done. Here's my post to him when I fixed it

...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By sailah
It can't be complicated. There are two wheel...

It can't be complicated. There are two wheel spacers according to parts diagrams. One is longer than the other and it appears the longer one should be on the drive side.

Remove spacers check the...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,799
Posted By sailah
KTM straps are my favorite. They have a...

KTM straps are my favorite. They have a carabiner on the end that goes to the truck/trailer. The other end is a soft strap. If going long distance, I use another carabiner to lock this soft strap...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By sailah
http://www.boltdepot.com/Socket_cap_Stainless_stee...

http://www.boltdepot.com/Socket_cap_Stainless_steel_18-8_1_4-20.aspx

Bolt depot is 1 mile from my house. I can swing in and drop them in the mail to you if the shipping is annoying.
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,669
Posted By sailah
For me it's not a case of saving money. I just...

For me it's not a case of saving money. I just enjoy doing it and the satisfaction that the bike is rolling on new rubber due to my efforts.

Plus its a time thing. I don't have to spend normal...
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By sailah
Assuming you have already pumped everything out...

Assuming you have already pumped everything out of the caliper...

Fill syringe, attach hose. Do the ole surgeon trick of flicking it upright to knock all the air bubbles out. Attach to bleeder...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-18-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,551
Posted By sailah
My experiences were going to the ranger station...

My experiences were going to the ranger station in Greenville and told that I would be escorted off the golden road if caught. This was echoed by numerous people up there. I've never been kicked...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4,309
Views: 263,520
Posted By sailah
Haha got it. Little too far for me to roam today

Haha got it. Little too far for me to roam today
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-18-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4,309
Views: 263,520
Posted By sailah
Does it start with a Q?

Does it start with a Q?
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,111
Posted By sailah
You'll never regret getting the biggest...

You'll never regret getting the biggest compressor you can afford/store.

Personally I buy used. The used ones were industrial grade, built to last. I sold my last champion when I didn't have...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 982
Posted By sailah
Check to see if you have 12v to the coils with...

Check to see if you have 12v to the coils with key on, kill switch set to run.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,015
Posted By sailah
Awesome, loved seeing the kick starter when it...

Awesome, loved seeing the kick starter when it was launched
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By sailah
Don't quote me but most of the exc have had open...

Don't quote me but most of the exc have had open chambers. The closed chambers come on the racing models typically. But do check this.

Changing springs is easy, just buy or modify the wrench as...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-16-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 27,657
Posted By sailah
Sweet, I like the thought you've put into this

Sweet, I like the thought you've put into this
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By sailah
If it's like the other open chamber forks it's a...

If it's like the other open chamber forks it's a cake walk. You just need a thin 22mm wrench so you can grip the hex while spinning the cap off
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