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Forum: The Garage 01-02-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,567
Posted By 9mm
Brick getter

Dog catcher like snare. PVC pipe with cable for the loop. Or smash that f*ing brick into little bricklets!
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,780
Posted By 9mm
Have you changed throttle grip lately? I have...

Have you changed throttle grip lately? I have noticed that sometimes the grip can be longer than the throttle tube causing the grip to drag on the handlebar.

Good luck
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 940,590
Posted By 9mm
air pump

Air pump? What? DIY?
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-19-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By 9mm
tunnel

Lived in San Angelo from 1979 to 1987. Now in North Dallas area.
Did you hear about the tunnel under the street from the bank to Miss Hattie's?
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,379
Posted By 9mm
first time with the 3 sisters

Back in the mid 80's. I drove third shift for a tire testing company out of San Angelo. We drove park avenues loaded down with sand bags. Four cars groups. We had a new route down thru Leakey &...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 44,036
Posted By 9mm
fuel bottle options

Has anyone thought about refilling or using the trufuel50 bottles?
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 860
Posted By 9mm
Body armor

Has anyone had any experience with this "store"? Seems too cheap to be any good.

http://wmastore.com/MOTORCYCLE-FULL-BODY-ARMOR-JACKET-SUIT-AMARMOR222K.htm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,192
Posted By 9mm
geez

Ask Ben Spies about abrasion injuries.

http://www.sportrider.com/bikes/2007/146_0410_ben_spies_all_grown_up/index.html
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,810
Posted By 9mm
I have had really good results with WD40 and...

I have had really good results with WD40 and steel wool on cold exhaust pipes.
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,219
Posted By 9mm
Did ya check ...

Ain't a Buell fun.
My 99 M2 shut down like you mentioned. After searching high and low I tracked it down to the kill switch on the throttle side handlebar. Water had entered and shorted the...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,048
Posted By 9mm
plasric tank

Stop off at an rc shop. They have plastic tanks for cars and planes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By 9mm
good job

I did the same thing for a fellow on a big Yamaha land yacht. He had a flat rear tire. He was limping out of traffic into a parking lot. He and his wive were very happy that placed my Tundra...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,147
Posted By 9mm
Long sleeve t-shirt

Hanes t-shirts, long sleeve, cotton, size to 3xl, 10 bucks each!
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,393
Posted By 9mm
Tengai

I believe the Tengai had a larger front brake rotor.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8,356
Views: 1,962,226
Posted By 9mm
Endurocross at the Lazy E

Was the mud episode going to or home from the endurocross? We say your KLR in the parking lot. I pointed out your KLR to my mrs.

Small world.
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,591
Posted By 9mm
moldy leather

If you are lucky enough to have a ice hockey rink they can help. Hockey gear STINKS.
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,598
Posted By 9mm
Burnt shoe rubber

The mrs keeps sliding her foot back onto the chrome pipes. Result, I have had really good luck with the finest steel wool I could find combined with WD-40.

Good luck
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,710
Posted By 9mm
rod holder

I think a couple of rod holders would do the trick. You could set them up with poles to look like your are trolling down the highway. Maybe some plastic minos as bait.

No?

Oh well!
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,344
Posted By 9mm
Cleaner plug well

On my 90 KLR. Right side of the cylinder, below the coolant fitting, there is a small hole, maybe less than an 1/8", that hole leads to the spark plug well, A blast of compressed air or a lung...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,243
Posted By 9mm
led lighting

I have found led trailer lights as Academy in the boat trailer section. They have both yellow and red ones. Less than 10 bucks each. Perfect for my KLR.
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By 9mm
gas tank pickles

Apple cider vinegar does wonders with rust in tanks. Fill the tank to the top with the vinegar. Let it soak for 24 hours the wash it out with water. Air compressor helps dry the tank.
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,758
Posted By 9mm
Burnt Goo

The mrs has a tendency to slide her feet too far back on the passenger boards. Chrome pipes burn her boots. I have cleaned the mess off several times with WD-40 and steelwool. Works great for me.
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,078
Posted By 9mm
another source

I have also seen and bought something like those at a truck stop.
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,421
Posted By 9mm
Link to a cool little bike

http://www.hydraulicinnovations.com/raccoon.htm

http://www.hydraulicinnovations.com/104.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By 9mm
magnets

Lowe's has magnets. They are on the same aisle as the nuts & bolts drawers.
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By 9mm
we like shiny stuff

I have used that insulation for all kinds of stuff:
Made a coozie for my kids water bottle that he used while playing roller hockey.

Made a little cover for my XM receiver in my truck.

Made...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By 9mm
a fog and a driving light ...

Thinking of adding lights to the bike.

I would like to add one fog and one driving light. I was thinking of putting the fog on the left side and the driving light on the right. My thinking was...
Forum: Racing 07-21-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,879
Posted By 9mm
coverage

Last years tv coverage sucked so bad my teenager noticed how bad it was.
This years coverage was so much better. It is hard to break it down for the average tv viewer and still not piss off the...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,274
Posted By 9mm
buzzzzzzz

We get a buzzing noise from our Autocom when the mp3 jack is not being used. If the jack touches the metal we get the buzz. Luckly the mp3 jack will "plug" into the plastic wire minder on the...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,950
Posted By 9mm
How about these

Some of these cases would make a good looking top case.

http://www.exploreproducts.com/adgsports-aluminum-shooterscase.htm
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By 9mm
reserve

Shorten or remove the screen/tube on the reserve side of the petcock. For that matter modify the primary screen/tube so the bike runs out of gas with a gallon (or more) of reserve. Make sure you add...
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,320
Posted By 9mm
belt replacement

Can the belt even be changed in the field?
Changed the isolators on my 99 M2 while the bike was hanging from the ceiling.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2007, 06:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,360
Posted By 9mm
stalling

I used to have a klr600. Bought it cheap cause it would not run right. I thought "Hell I can fix that". After kickstarting the bike, no magic button, it would run until it got warmed up then start...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 835,470
Posted By 9mm
Spring Break

My KLX and my son's TTR. Spring Break ride in Oklahoma.
Forum: Racing 07-10-2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,980
Posted By 9mm
Track sucks

We were at Indy for the F1 race that was a Bridgestone parade. Also went the next year.

The F1 track is NOT going to make the European happy. Heck they did not like Laguna. They thought it was...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,917
Posted By 9mm
in the trunk

Back in the 80's I used to pull the front tire then remove the forklegs and fender to get my PE250 in the trunk of my '76 Cutlass. I ran a couple of enduros like that. Ran Post, Bastrop, & Concho...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By 9mm
attaching to cllamp

I thought about a threaded standoff. Think nut, but twice or three times as tall. Standoff threaded onto clamp bolt. Dodad theaded into other end of standoff. Or create small mounting tab.

I was...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By 9mm
idea for mounts

I have had these suckers in my mind for a bit.
Stainless steel exhaust clamps....
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By 9mm
hjc

I think the cheek pads have plastic snaps on them. Some of the hjc helmets have built in "pockets" to slip the speakers into.
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,089
Posted By 9mm
Auking Fwesome

Great looking
Thanks for the ideas. I have been wanting to do something like that to my Buell.
Looking forward to more pictures.
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