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Forum: The Garage 05-03-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By Midnightventure
With the fuse blowing as quick as you put it in...

With the fuse blowing as quick as you put it in you probably have a short circuit. A thirty amp fuse sounds high. If you replaced a smaller fuse with a 30 amp you are asking for a fire.
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By Midnightventure
I have one but it is hard to get it threaded on...

I have one but it is hard to get it threaded on far enough to pull the stem through. I have since found out it is easier to just put the valve stem through the wheel and lay the tube on top of the...
Forum: Face plant 04-28-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,728
Posted By Midnightventure
If your head is hurting it wouldn't be a bad idea...

If your head is hurting it wouldn't be a bad idea to see a doctor. What was Liam Neeson's wife's name that had the seemingly minor ski accident and ended up dieing?
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,248
Posted By Midnightventure
I have a fold a cover type on my Sonoma. You can...

I have a fold a cover type on my Sonoma. You can fold it up to the front for hauling something big. Remove it in about 10 minutes. Waterproof except for what gets through the tailgate which isn't...
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Midnightventure
My Dad worked in a car plant back in the late 50s...

My Dad worked in a car plant back in the late 50s and early sixties. He told me they used to put stop leak in when they installed the radiator in a new car.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-24-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 51,824
Posted By Midnightventure
I live close to the Mennonite area. I have seen...

I live close to the Mennonite area. I have seen their horses rear up and cause problems when I pass them so I try to chop the throttle and coast around them if I can.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,603
Posted By Midnightventure
NW Arkansas has an active group of riders.

NW Arkansas has an active group of riders.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 108,409
Views: 21,705,269
Posted By Midnightventure
I have a Sargent on my DR and have ridden more...

I have a Sargent on my DR and have ridden more than 300 miles in a day on it. (Highway) I have a Day Long on my touring bike but I am ashamed to say I haven't done any 400+ days since I got it.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-14-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 91,863
Views: 4,834,722
Posted By Midnightventure
For the first time since Mike Anderson left MO I...

For the first time since Mike Anderson left MO I will be rooting for him. A team just doesn't get the kind of athletes Kentucky has without something fishy going on.
Forum: Americas 03-13-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By Midnightventure
China is a big country with few consulates. The...

China is a big country with few consulates. The outfit in the previous post looks like it should work. We would just take care of it here ourselves except for the wedding. I never realized before...
Forum: Americas 03-13-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By Midnightventure
US passport renewal expediting companies

My son is coming home from China for three weeks in July for his sisters wedding. While he is home he needs to get his passport renewed. I would like to find an expediting agency that is fast and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 108,409
Views: 21,705,269
Posted By Midnightventure
I locktited my 96 a few years ago and they were...

I locktited my 96 a few years ago and they were loose. I was careful to only get it on the threads because locktite is known to cause deterioration in plastics. I have always suspected that is why...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,721
Posted By Midnightventure
It looked to me that in that video his piece of...

It looked to me that in that video his piece of brass that he drove the new bearings in with was rounded enough to hit the inner part of the bearing which I have always understood could ruin the...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Midnightventure
I was wearing a leather jacket that day and the...

I was wearing a leather jacket that day and the elbows both had worn through but I didn't have any burns on the elbows. Once I had stopped tumbling I used the gloves to help slow me down. By that...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Midnightventure
http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-heated-clothin...

http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-heated-clothing/?ALLSTEPS
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Midnightventure
Widder crash

I crashed wearing a pair of Widder gloves just about exactly 10 years ago. Tumbled a ways down pavement and then slid off into gravel. My hands were fine and the gloves were fine. Still wear them...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,807
Posted By Midnightventure
I was in Montrose, CO. about 10 years ago. Had...

I was in Montrose, CO. about 10 years ago. Had been planning to ride the Million Dollar highway to Durango but there was a landslide that had closed the highway. At a gas station figuring out a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,648
Posted By Midnightventure
A couple of years ago I broke my elbow playing...

A couple of years ago I broke my elbow playing basketball. After about 8 weeks the doctor released me to ride but because of weight restrictions at work I couldn't go back for a couple more weeks....
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,191
Posted By Midnightventure
I have a set of Bosch 18v drill and separate...

I have a set of Bosch 18v drill and separate impact driver. I just told my wife yesterday for about the 10th time that the driver is the handiest tool I have ever owned. The lithium batteries are...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,446
Posted By Midnightventure
I bought a Ryobi 18v tool without battery just...

I bought a Ryobi 18v tool without battery just because it was super cheap. This week I was installing my wife"s Christmas present (porcelain floor tile in bathroom). The tool well paid for itself. I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-24-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 91,863
Views: 4,834,722
Posted By Midnightventure
I subscribed to rider for a lot of years. In all...

I subscribed to rider for a lot of years. In all those years I think I saw one article for SW Mo and NW Ar. And it was more like a paid ad for that lodge owned by the Bass Pro guy.
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Midnightventure
Thanks guys. I will check those sources.

Thanks guys. I will check those sources.
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Midnightventure
Looking for good vacuum line.

I am looking for good vacuum line. On my GMC Sonoma I have had some of the original break. What I bought at O'Reillys to replace it with hasn't lasted very long. Does anybody have any that they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By Midnightventure
I don't hunt but I sure support everybody that...

I don't hunt but I sure support everybody that does. I used to ride the 30 mile rural ride to work up until about late Nov. but in recent years I have started quitting in mid September. The deer...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,921
Posted By Midnightventure
I had an 89 S10 that the 4 wheel drive was iffy...

I had an 89 S10 that the 4 wheel drive was iffy on. Turned out the vacuum reservoir had a big leak and there wasn't enough vacuum available.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 108,409
Views: 21,705,269
Posted By Midnightventure
If you take a small sharp center punch and punch...

If you take a small sharp center punch and punch on the outer part of the screws in the right direction you might get them loose. Light repetitive hits work best.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,031
Posted By Midnightventure
I bought a chain tool (Stockton brand) there on...

I bought a chain tool (Stockton brand) there on sale quite a while ago. I finally used it today and it worked just fine. I have air tools so I just cut the old chain off but the tool worked perfect...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-22-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 796,372
Posted By Midnightventure
If you were closer I would think about it. I...

If you were closer I would think about it. I started on a 75 RD250.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By Midnightventure
The Japanese have been cheating on their speedos...

The Japanese have been cheating on their speedos for a long time. I had a 81 650 Maxim that was accurate but every Japanese bike I have had since then was off by about 6mph at 70.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-11-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,033
Posted By Midnightventure
When I went to China I had to state when I was...

When I went to China I had to state when I was planning to leave and I made sure I left that day. The Chinese people made me feel welcome but I never made any statements like you did.
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,853
Posted By Midnightventure
I would go to new tools with Lithium Ion. I...

I would go to new tools with Lithium Ion. I really like my Bosch drill and driver. Also Ryobis 18v Lithiums work in their old Nicad tools so I have a mix of those that I also like. The Lithiums are...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,547
Posted By Midnightventure
No wonder California was just voted the state...

No wonder California was just voted the state most people would like to boot out of the union.
Forum: Face plant 10-03-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,342
Posted By Midnightventure
I was involved in an accident about 9 years ago...

I was involved in an accident about 9 years ago that did about 10000 dollars worth of damage to my bike. My insurance took care of making sure my bike got fixed and then collected from the other...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8,617
Views: 827,152
Posted By Midnightventure
Coy, did you get a KLR 650? If you did we can do...

Coy, did you get a KLR 650? If you did we can do some curvy paved road riding.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-19-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 51,824
Posted By Midnightventure
I was riding my big bike today and met a dual...

I was riding my big bike today and met a dual sport on Hwy 17 going towards Iberia. Anybody from here?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 51,824
Posted By Midnightventure
That is a pretty big prize with no entry fee.

That is a pretty big prize with no entry fee.
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,728
Posted By Midnightventure
Don't be afraid to apply solder to the tip. Once...

Don't be afraid to apply solder to the tip. Once it is wet it will transfer heat to the wire better. And as other people have said clean the wire and use a rosin flux. Not an acid flux because it...
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,863
Posted By Midnightventure
tire change station

Here is what I use.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Frv891YbHgg&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Face plant 09-01-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,291
Posted By Midnightventure
I saw that for the few thousand miles that I had...

I saw that for the few thousand miles that I had knobbies on my DR650. Didn't have it before and haven't had it since.
Forum: The Garage 08-31-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By Midnightventure
I have a vacuum pump and the solder wick. I think...

I have a vacuum pump and the solder wick. I think the wick works easier.
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