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Forum: The Garage 03-24-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,660
Posted By ktm360mx
Another WD40 person here. I've used tire lubes...

Another WD40 person here. I've used tire lubes in the past too, but WD is always around and very handy to just spray it on.
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By ktm360mx
I ran into this several years ago-- it can be...

I ran into this several years ago-- it can be done if you know what to ask for and where to call.

Shock service places were no help-- all said it couldn't be done on fork diameter tubes.... well,...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,634
Posted By ktm360mx
Geez, there is one in every crowd and you get to...

Geez, there is one in every crowd and you get to be that guy. Wear the badge with honor, you earned it. Now run along and let the grown-ups talk.


I'm in a similar boat. Took a CC class in...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,592
Posted By ktm360mx
Aside from the SS stuff, most of the packing is...

Aside from the SS stuff, most of the packing is some variant of fiberglass. I've used loose, matt, and SS packing. All things considered, I get pretty much the same result by using just regular...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By ktm360mx
Wow-- good to know. Have a 545 and probably...

Wow-- good to know. Have a 545 and probably would have just bought and installed the alternator. Never would have occurred to me to have single use hardware on something like an alternator or...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,216
Posted By ktm360mx
Wow! Great stuff the thread this week! I...

Wow! Great stuff the thread this week!

I spent 2.5 hours changing the starter in a 99 Taco in 20 degree weather.... Lots of fun!

You know, as murphy's law has it, it was 2 ours to get the...
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,946
Posted By ktm360mx
I burn kerosene from the local gas station. it...

I burn kerosene from the local gas station. it is dyed red, but burns the same as the very expensive clear stuff from Home Depot. I haven't tried diesel because it is the same price as the kerosene.
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By ktm360mx
We have a 3 person and love it. lived in it for...

We have a 3 person and love it. lived in it for a month in Africa with no complaints and only great things to say about it.
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By ktm360mx
I put it horizontally on the walls of my trailer....

I put it horizontally on the walls of my trailer. I looked for the metal studs that make the sides and used self tapping hex head bolts/screws to attach them to the sides.

works well and...
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By ktm360mx
good one!

good one!
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By ktm360mx
What's your address? :lol3:lol3:lol3

What's your address? :lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,497
Posted By ktm360mx
I used 2 fender washers and sandwiched the...

I used 2 fender washers and sandwiched the plywood in-between for each wheel chock in the floor. nothing has come loose or budged.
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,013
Posted By ktm360mx
I used them for 4 years now, more or less. Take...

I used them for 4 years now, more or less. Take them whitewater kayaking every week. I just put it in the non-waterproof pocket in my dry top. When I don't have a dry top, just put it in the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-08-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,490
Posted By ktm360mx
wow!

wow!
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,744
Posted By ktm360mx
Yup! Potato guns are great fun. I do a lot with...

Yup! Potato guns are great fun. I do a lot with the Boy Scouts and usually have one with me on our campouts. I have a few big ones and a small backing version.

the Big ones are PVC with a 4...
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,806
Posted By ktm360mx
YEah- so much for following the instructions- I...

YEah- so much for following the instructions- I double checked the directions from the MFG and it says to remove the chrome, shoot while warm, and cure again....

I will clean it up and try...
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,806
Posted By ktm360mx
How about something on how to clear coat over the...

How about something on how to clear coat over the silver/chrome powder coat. I bought some almost chrome to coat a pulley. Then added a gloss clear over it to make it shine more, turned the chrome...
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,885
Posted By ktm360mx
?

I find this all pretty funny. I always thought that if you have nail in your tire, you plug it as a repair. Done it a couple of times in the past. Sidewalls are a different story.

I was...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-14-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,179
Posted By ktm360mx
Umm

Ummm, drain the carbs like we do..... (granted I only own single cylinder bikes :D)
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,384
Posted By ktm360mx
e-track

I used E-track in my trailer and it works fine. I am sure they are all relatively the same, just go with what you like and will work for you.

The aircraft stuff looks pretty cool, e-track bits...
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 846
Posted By ktm360mx
Rhino-line them

Spend a lot of time kayaking and on the river. Most of us rhino-line our own pipes. Usually runs $20-$30 for a pair. Lasts forever.

Just find a line-x or whatever dealer and drop off your...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,806
Posted By ktm360mx
nNot yet

I haven't started yet, but looking into it currently. We are building a Factor Five 818 and have been painting various parts like above. The look great, then I made the mistake of wiping down the...
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,445
Posted By ktm360mx
Me too

I broke (2) 1/2" to 3/8" adaptors last weekend. When they broke, the 3/8" part remained in the socket. 1 adaptor was Kobalt, the other was Craftsman. I couldn't get the broken piece out of the...
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,445
Posted By ktm360mx
How Many?

Your set up looks just like mine!

So how many of us broken sockets? Quite a few actually- I broke 4 sockets, 2 1/2 to 3/8 adaptors and a 3/8 breaker bar this weekend. Replacing the heads on a...
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,461
Posted By ktm360mx
Sure

That's very similar to what our shed rests on. We have a 10X20 shed with a side door. Blocks like that about every 3-4 feet. It's been on them for the past 10 years or so.

We received A LOT of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 21,821
Posted By ktm360mx
Yes, and for the rest of us who don't have to buy...

Yes, and for the rest of us who don't have to buy our friends....:lol3
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,993
Posted By ktm360mx
PC and Software

Great job! What kind of computer and software are you plannig on using? Your experience at 13 hours seems crazy to me. We shoot video frequently and edit with iMovie or Final Cut. Super easy and...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,181
Posted By ktm360mx
Warranty

I suppose either one is fine and good points are raised about quality and such. The thing I wonder is - how do you have a broken tool replaced if you bought off of the internet. Don't get me wrong,...
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,329
Posted By ktm360mx
Stopped making these?

They stopped making these? I saw them at O'Reillys last week. I love these things. With 40 of them, looks like you love them more than me!
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,442
Posted By ktm360mx
Stuff it!

I do the same. I worked in a backpacking store while I was in college. All of our training was to stuff for the reasons above.

One word of caution- don't stuff it too tight- if it comes in a...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By ktm360mx
Yes

I have used Dairyland, of and on, for many years. They insured my first road bike when I was a freshman in college, 20+ years ago. I have insured 6 or 8 bikes with them. Seems like it's either them...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,330
Posted By ktm360mx
Sell Both and get a Black

Sell both and get a black edition.

Contour's seem to have a cult following- people love them but I can't understand why and I own one. the mounts are overpriced, the microphones are sorry and...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,197
Posted By ktm360mx
Skip the Contour

I have a Contour and 2 GoPro's.

Contour
Thinks I like:
Form Factor- you don't look like a goob wearing one
1 big sliding button- it's either on or off- easy to tell

Things I hate:...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,846
Posted By ktm360mx
Works fine

I have a versa haul on the suburban and have pulled a lite trailer coupled to it. Everything was fine, but we are talking about a 6x8 trailer with expanded metal floor, sides, and ramp. It had...
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,270
Posted By ktm360mx
Let's try it

I'm game, since I buy it by the gallon. I usually go through a gallon each year. I haven't noticed any issues with shelf life.

I'm not familiar with Pale Oil-- what is it and where does one buy...
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,705
Posted By ktm360mx
3rd that....

3rd that....


I tend to stay away from WPS products. Granted it's been close to 15 years now, but was riding in Moab with some friends, one bragging about how great his new aluminum FLY bars...
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,340
Posted By ktm360mx
Careful with Poisons

I have the same problems too- rats and mice get into the RV and I can't seem to stop them either. They come from the barn and field and are relentless.

Poisons work the best- seems to thin...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,733
Posted By ktm360mx
Fluke Meters and Tektronix Scopes

It's fun to work for the manufacturer and am on the sales side of the house, so we get to play with whatever we want. I work for Tek and with Fluke as we are owned by the same company. Want to use...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 64,042
Posted By ktm360mx
Completely and totaly jealous, but loving your...

Completely and totaly jealous, but loving your adventure. Hope you have the time of your life!!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,103
Posted By ktm360mx
Man, what this world coming to? I just read your...

Man, what this world coming to? I just read your thread along with another about 4 guys making a TV show with gopro's and this generation/style of bike.

I am not sure I can stand it- real...
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