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Forum: The Garage 03-20-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Flydog
Check Aircraft Spruce

Check Aircraft Spruce
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,590
Posted By Flydog
Slime

I have not been happy with anything I have used of this brand. I haven't tried the sealer but I have had two Slime compressors not work and I haven't liked the guages either. I avoid them now.
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By Flydog
Big bike

If you ride it for a while that "top heavyness" goes away, at least it did for me. I thought it was such a pig but the more I ride it the less I notice it. I thought the clutch was really stiff as...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 85,239
Posted By Flydog
ATV seat with D rings

I did the same thing. I also cut off the big ugly plastic buckles and used two 'D' rings on each loop and wrapped them around helmet buckle style. Much cleaner.

Also the bi-focal sun glasses in...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,438
Posted By Flydog
Gotcha. I didn't think of that, I wasn't trying...

Gotcha. I didn't think of that, I wasn't trying to be "that picky guy". One thing I have come to realize is I have no imagination whatsoever. My strength is that I know that and know when to use...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,438
Posted By Flydog
Piano wire

Go to a hobby shop and buy a length of piano wire or sometimes called music wire of about the same gauge as the original clip. It is used by airplane modelers to make landing gear. It is very stiff,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 37,519
Posted By Flydog
VT1100 Honda Shadow Spirit handles very well for...

VT1100 Honda Shadow Spirit handles very well for a cruiser and is easy to live with. It needs braided front brake lines to make the front brake less sucky though. It does take rider input, push it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 17,423
Posted By Flydog
Hammerite

I love these kinds of threads.

Any idea what a US equivalent to Hammerite is? I have used hammer tone paint with good success, it is pretty tough. I am an avid reader of a couple British...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,802
Posted By Flydog
If it is like my Honda Shadow, the starter switch...

If it is like my Honda Shadow, the starter switch has two contacts. One contact breaks the headlight circuit and the other makes the starter relay. I have found both of them troublesome, mostly...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,780
Posted By Flydog
Thanks,:roflI almost spit my drink on my keyboard.

Thanks,:roflI almost spit my drink on my keyboard.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 1,937,133
Posted By Flydog
This afternoon in Biloxy

This afternoon in Biloxy
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,610
Posted By Flydog
Pic

Just in case it helps, a pic of how I made mine. The insulated white wire feeds the "loop" in the middle at the outside of the grip.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,610
Posted By Flydog
I agree. I made my heated grips from nichrome...

I agree. I made my heated grips from nichrome wire, about 4 feet per side. They did not get hot enough so I feed them in the middle of the loop creating a parallel circuit. It worked very well, I...
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,408
Posted By Flydog
Jeans hem too!

I lost a valve keeper for an O200 aircraft engine in the hem of my jeans for a while once, the end was turned up in one spot just enough to catch it.
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6,072
Views: 2,628,237
Posted By Flydog
It was my second bike but the only one I have...

It was my second bike but the only one I have ever had from new. My ex wife sold it in a yard sale. I'm not one to hold a grudge but that is a diffucult one. This one was turned into a "motocross"...
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6,072
Views: 2,628,237
Posted By Flydog
F11

You have a good eye, it is indeed a '74 F11.
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6,072
Views: 2,628,237
Posted By Flydog
Mmmmm...Knobbies....

Mmmmm...Knobbies....
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,831
Posted By Flydog
Lawnmower on a PVC stand works well. Make the...

Lawnmower on a PVC stand works well. Make the base in an "H" shape a place a piece of rebar in each leg, very stable. Use an on/off valve and clear tubing to see the flow.
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,121
Posted By Flydog
This is Duplicolor on this Seca 550 swingarm. It...

This is Duplicolor on this Seca 550 swingarm. It has a little texture to it but not ant skid. It looks good and wears well.
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,233
Posted By Flydog
150

The 150 is a great little ship, that O200 is a reliable as a brick. Congratulations on teaching you girls to fly, they will love it forever.
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,233
Posted By Flydog
Cessna

What Cessna did you get? Here is a pic of mine, an old 172.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4,700
Views: 711,515
Posted By Flydog
Otis

Tire nappin'
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,668
Posted By Flydog
R5

This thread needs a pic..
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Flydog
Thanks!

Thanks B.Curvin, I was looking for apples calling them oranges. I have never really paid too much attention to them before because I have never needed one. I see you are not too far away, if you ever...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Flydog
Thanks for the thoughts, I suppose the next step...

Thanks for the thoughts, I suppose the next step is to write EBC a letter. I think that is who made this thing. Apparently this is not an uncommon problem, I went into Cycle Gear and asked the guy at...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Flydog
Brake Rivets on a KLR

I have an after market floating big disk on the front on my KLR, I am not sure what brand. I discovered that I have one of the rivets or buttons held on with an "E" clip missing. No problem I says to...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-06-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,148
Posted By Flydog
Even got a trophy once, right tank badge missing...

Even got a trophy once, right tank badge missing and all...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-06-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,148
Posted By Flydog
Mine is a blast, it does have an oil pump. I...

Mine is a blast, it does have an oil pump. I usually put a little two stroke oil in the tank of all my stinkwheels as a bit of insurance, the new synthetic stuff doesn't smoke as much as they used to...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,077,903
Posted By Flydog
Thanks, and thanks for the update on Weil, I...

Thanks, and thanks for the update on Weil, I hadn't heard that. Those were the days I would always be waiting for the next issue of Dirt Bike and Cycle News. Blaine we're probably close to neighbors,...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,858
Posted By Flydog
Seat pad attachment

The buckles were just too bulky for my taste so I replaced the with "D" rings. Much less banging into the side panels.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,077,903
Posted By Flydog
Ok, last one

I don't remember who these guys are but this has always been my favorite. Please forgive the questionable production values, it was an old camera even at the time and I did all the development and...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,077,903
Posted By Flydog
Road Atlanta Cont'd

Tony D and Brad Lackey
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,077,903
Posted By Flydog
Road Atlanta Cont'd

Roger DeCoster.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,077,903
Posted By Flydog
Road Atlanta Cont'd

Another of Pomeroy. RIP.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,077,903
Posted By Flydog
Road Atlanta Cont'd

Weil and Kring, I love the look back to check position.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,077,903
Posted By Flydog
Road Atlanta MX June 2 1973

Jim Pomeroy. I was about 15, took these with an old Tower box camera.
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 10,292
Views: 1,329,655
Posted By Flydog
Hey Dean, your pic looks like a real life version...

Hey Dean, your pic looks like a real life version of this:
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By Flydog
After

They respond well to a little TLC, (and lucky parts finds...)
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By Flydog
Before

Mine is an '86 model, a little beat up when I got it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By Flydog
As long as you don't expect alot on the top end...

As long as you don't expect alot on the top end it will do well. The little KLR is a great around town bike, I weigh 250+ and mine does well but I have never tired highway on it, I think it would run...
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