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Forum: The Garage 04-09-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,886
Posted By KLboxeR
I made one of those valve stem fishing tools with...

I made one of those valve stem fishing tools with an old valve core and a zip tie.

Snip out the little pin inflator thing and run a zip tie through the hole. Now you just fish the zip tie end...
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By KLboxeR
I'd start with disconnecting the heated grip...

I'd start with disconnecting the heated grip wiring from the system. if your electrical problems go away, you now know what the cause is. From there it should be a pretty simple matter of going...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,369
Posted By KLboxeR
I have it pretty good, the Duetz distributor is...

I have it pretty good, the Duetz distributor is an hour away and they're good with parts. They had me on the road in 2 or 3 days.
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,173
Posted By KLboxeR
You need a way for the air to flow through the...

You need a way for the air to flow through the front so it fills in the low pressure area behind the wind screen. What you are hearing is the air wrapping around the sides and top to equalize the...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,369
Posted By KLboxeR
http://klboxer.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/Crankshaft-0...

http://klboxer.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/Crankshaft-002/926929471_pd2GK-M.jpg

http://klboxer.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/Crankshaft-001/926929245_aeRdv-M.jpg

This came out of my 60hp 3 cylinder Duetz....
Forum: Racing 02-26-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,973
Posted By KLboxeR
Wow, that was a great ride from Max in R2. Nice...

Wow, that was a great ride from Max in R2. Nice to see the Kwaks and BMW's doing well.
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By KLboxeR
Oh, and working on trees off a ladder is a very...

Oh, and working on trees off a ladder is a very bad idea. Lots of people get seriously injured that way. I do tree work for a living and I've seen many ladder related mishaps.
Good luck with it
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By KLboxeR
Stihl makes one, but it's pricey and it's only...

Stihl makes one, but it's pricey and it's only about 12'.

Make sure the cables you are working around are not energized conductors as you don't want to be turned into a human torch. Even if it's...
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,156
Posted By KLboxeR
Try the classifieds at Nesba.com or the WERA...

Try the classifieds at Nesba.com or the WERA forum. There are plenty of part-outs at all times and you can probably get one for $15
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,529
Posted By KLboxeR
:nod

:nod
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,529
Posted By KLboxeR
If the sensor is oriented right, the bike pretty...

If the sensor is oriented right, the bike pretty much has to be on it's side to cut out.

If it malfunctions or is knocked loose, you have a rapid deceleration and the rider, knee on the asphalt,...
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,529
Posted By KLboxeR
It probably has one plug with two or three small...

It probably has one plug with two or three small wires wrapped up together.>just make sure it is in the original orientation and it is secure. There's nothing worse than your bank angle sensor...
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,529
Posted By KLboxeR
Mine was an RR, but looking at the F4, the sensor...

Mine was an RR, but looking at the F4, the sensor looks similar. It's a little black box that should be somewhere behind the headlight.

Part #12 on this diagram:
...
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,529
Posted By KLboxeR
I had an '04 with a Vortex front stay and...

I had an '04 with a Vortex front stay and sharkskinz. Mine was just zip tied to the front stay and it seemed to work fine.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v233/herring7777/IMG_3343-1.jpg
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,764,499
Posted By KLboxeR
RE: Lighting

I got these 6X T8 lights at Home Depot and I'm very pleased with them. You darn near need sunglasses on when you're working around them :D
...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,544
Posted By KLboxeR
I called it on post #28 :lol3 That...

I called it on post #28 :lol3

That shouldn't be too bad. Did they give you an estimate?
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,234
Posted By KLboxeR
I just had the house service upgraded to 200 amps...

I just had the house service upgraded to 200 amps and ran a 100 amp service to my detached shop. I was planning on trying it myself, but once I sat down to look at the NEC, I realized it would take...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,544
Posted By KLboxeR
Especially on pickup trucks. It's just silly what...

Especially on pickup trucks. It's just silly what everyone is asking on pickups in the 20k to 60k mileage range. You really are better off going new.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 101,303
Posted By KLboxeR
'77 Honda 400f Taken in 1981

'77 Honda 400f
Taken in 1981
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,023
Posted By KLboxeR
The 20's look nice. I got a package deal on...

The 20's look nice.

I got a package deal on the Dewalt 18v stuff.......work light, sawzall, drill, 2 batteries, charger and impact gun for $250 so I grabbed it. The impact gun is, by far, one of...
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,544
Posted By KLboxeR
Sounds like the truck sits a lot. Could it be...

Sounds like the truck sits a lot. Could it be something as simple as a stuck valve?

Compression/leak down test sounds like the logical step to take.
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,544
Posted By KLboxeR
If the rest of the truck is in good shape and has...

If the rest of the truck is in good shape and has no known issues, I'd keep it and do the repairs. The devil you know and all that.....any older truck, regardless of mileage, can have hidden issues...
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,764,499
Posted By KLboxeR
They are tool boxes in a wall mounted rack. Lowes...

They are tool boxes in a wall mounted rack. Lowes used to carry them.

I keep stuff like abrasives, gloves, safety glasses, and rags in them. They work pretty well.
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,341
Posted By KLboxeR
Well I finally got around to settling the heat...

Well I finally got around to settling the heat issue.

In the 1200 sq/ft shop I went with a used 120k btu propane house heater. The guy that installed my new house heater (replaced an old oil unit...
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,764,499
Posted By KLboxeR
It was 2007 when I first posted to this thread...

It was 2007 when I first posted to this thread and I've cleaned up some since then so I thought an update was in order!

Original post:
...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By KLboxeR
You're correct except that I would say that the...

You're correct except that I would say that the COM is better described as the circuit you wish to power. There are six such switches on the unit to power six 115v (or four 115v and one 230v)...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By KLboxeR
I just picked up the unit and after looking at...

I just picked up the unit and after looking at the instructions, I'd say this is going to be a piece of cake. The panel is just adding a switch in line on the circuit you want to power. Switch it one...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By KLboxeR
Generator transfer switch

I'm swapping out the house service panel so I thought I'd install a generator transfer switch while I'm at it.

This Reliance model seems to have very good ratings on every site I've looked and...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,430
Posted By KLboxeR
Ask them to install a wireless occupancy sensor...

Ask them to install a wireless occupancy sensor and switch. Have the sensor near your desk.

http://www.leviton.com/OA_HTML/ibeCCtpSctDspRte.jsp?section=27013&minisite=10025
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,438
Posted By KLboxeR
Sometimes they don't have the rubber tip. In that...

Sometimes they don't have the rubber tip. In that case, the sealing surface is a rubber o-ring up inside where the pointy end of the needle seats.
Forum: The Garage 12-17-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,341
Posted By KLboxeR
Well, I'm finally getting around to sorting out...

Well, I'm finally getting around to sorting out my heat issues :lol3

I replaced the house heater this summer and went from oil to propane. When we did the gas pipe, we routed a line to the one car...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By KLboxeR
I had the xm for a riding season a few years ago....

I had the xm for a riding season a few years ago. It was nice, but I never renewed because the smart phone does just as well. Don't waste your $$ IMO
Forum: Racing 10-27-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 50,459
Posted By KLboxeR
MotoGP.com has a highlights clip of the funeral...

MotoGP.com has a highlights clip of the funeral for those who didn't see it:

http://www.motogp.com/en/videos/latest+videos

Lorenzo went up several notches in my mind with the grace and...
Forum: Racing 10-25-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 607,842
Posted By KLboxeR
He did have a small loss of traction a couple of...

He did have a small loss of traction a couple of turns before the crash that took his life. Combine that incident with the low side and it seems to indicate a cold tire crash. I had also heard there...
Forum: Racing 10-25-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 50,459
Posted By KLboxeR
Great video: <iframe width="560"...

Great video:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/SpOsxTNteQQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Ciao Marco :cry
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,472
Posted By KLboxeR
I have the KLX250s and the WR250R. If i had known...

I have the KLX250s and the WR250R. If i had known how little difference there is between them I never would have spent the extra on a WR. Neither of them are highway bikes, but I think they're more...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 46,409
Views: 9,311,034
Posted By KLboxeR
Thanks! I'll check it out and hopefully see...

Thanks!

I'll check it out and hopefully see you out there
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 46,409
Views: 9,311,034
Posted By KLboxeR
Was that the Michaux state forest near...

Was that the Michaux state forest near Chambersbug, PA?

Are there any resources to find out where you can ride a dual sport around there? Been a while since I've been down there and would love to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 46,409
Views: 9,311,034
Posted By KLboxeR
I take compressed air and slip the nozzle between...

I take compressed air and slip the nozzle between the throttle tube and the grip. Work it around while you give a steady pull and they'll usually slide right off. Doesn't work if they are glued,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,247
Posted By KLboxeR
Just noticed you are in Delaware county. If you...

Just noticed you are in Delaware county. If you want to try and extended test ride of the WR, let me know. We can take both the 250's out and bomb around.
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