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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 986
Posted By DanMesloh
Pacific Specialty, $375 for full coverage and...

Pacific Specialty, $375 for full coverage and uninsured motorist on my 06 R1150GSA
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,182
Posted By DanMesloh
I have an Odyssey in my 1150. It can be order...

I have an Odyssey in my 1150. It can be order here

http://www.odysseybatteries.com/battery/pc680.htm
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,843
Posted By DanMesloh
There must be a work around because I show a...

There must be a work around because I show a listing for an AGM battery (YTX24HL-BS) for that application, also if that part is discontinued there will be a lot of pissed off lawnmower owners, I sell...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,843
Posted By DanMesloh
51913 holds 34oz of acid. If you can't find it at...

51913 holds 34oz of acid. If you can't find it at a parts store you might try a small engine repair shop or an auto electric shop. I fill batteries for online buyers all the time.

It's a hassle...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,187
Posted By DanMesloh
I have 2 years on mine no issues, I ride year...

I have 2 years on mine no issues, I ride year round and I'm in the wet part of CA not the sunny south.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,917
Posted By DanMesloh
OK I put my vote in the lone 06 so far

OK I put my vote in the lone 06 so far
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By DanMesloh
I have 9' ceilings these...

I have 9' ceilings these (http://www.racorstoragesolutions.com/p/detail/phl-1r) seem to work well for me. About 4 years now no problem so far.
Forum: The Garage 08-16-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,372
Posted By DanMesloh
A less volatile "starting fluid" is Berrymans B12...

A less volatile "starting fluid" is Berrymans B12 carb cleaner I've seen it used many times without harm to small engines
Forum: The Garage 08-16-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,302
Posted By DanMesloh
The likelihood is you killed the battery if it...

The likelihood is you killed the battery if it sat discharged long enough, you have 2 choices for a replacement the dealer or Optima.
Forum: The Garage 07-24-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By DanMesloh
I've touched mine up with a dull aluminum engine...

I've touched mine up with a dull aluminum engine enamel, it seems pretty close to me.
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,360
Posted By DanMesloh
Shot gun mechanics I always loved those! throw...

Shot gun mechanics I always loved those! throw enough parts at it sooner or later you might fix it :roflI vote fuel pump
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,141
Posted By DanMesloh
This is how I installed mine. I didn't like the...

This is how I installed mine. I didn't like the brass connectors supplied with the battery.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,644
Posted By DanMesloh
Was this an AGM battery? If so did you charge the...

Was this an AGM battery? If so did you charge the battery with it sealed or open? The reason I ask is the correct way to charge a Yuasa AGM battery is first remove foil strip from the top of the...
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By DanMesloh
It should be fine if its sealed, if it's not...

It should be fine if its sealed, if it's not sealed toss it. Follow the directions for filling and charging.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,185
Posted By DanMesloh
I bent my battery cable ends to fit Odyssey...

I bent my battery cable ends to fit Odyssey battery, the L brackets suck,
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By DanMesloh
<center> These guys are expensive as hell...

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These guys are expensive as hell but the chargers are top notch and there made in the USA. At least the 5 , 10, and 25 amp models I've sold where.

Interacter Inc. 290 Pratt St....
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,903
Posted By DanMesloh
What he said what do you have to lose.

What he said what do you have to lose.
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,765
Posted By DanMesloh
Dayton wheels are the type installed on mobile...

Dayton wheels are the type installed on mobile homes and if not installed correctly can create a horrible wobble.

I miss understood you had just installed the tires. In that case I'd look at the...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,765
Posted By DanMesloh
Another thought are these Dayton wheels (hub...

Another thought are these Dayton wheels (hub less)? If so it could be that you will need to reseat the wheels do too excessive run out.
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,765
Posted By DanMesloh
It could be a lot of things, if you can jack up...

It could be a lot of things, if you can jack up the trailer spin the tires and make sure one hasn't separated. there should be minimal side to side variation of the tread. You can also check for...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,698
Posted By DanMesloh
+1 for diesel, but if your heart is set on...

+1 for diesel, but if your heart is set on kerosene find a fuel/oil jobber it will probably be sold as a non aviation jet fuel at least that's how it's packaged around here.
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,638
Posted By DanMesloh
Hell yeah America need's more experts :freaky

Hell yeah America need's more experts :freaky
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,638
Posted By DanMesloh
I might flip 1 and 2 but that covers it. It's...

I might flip 1 and 2 but that covers it. It's amazing how many people have never looked under the hood, preventative maintenance is a foreign concept, if it starts drive or ride it. :D
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,638
Posted By DanMesloh
Alright where's the shrugging smiley. :D Like I...

Alright where's the shrugging smiley. :D Like I said I'm NOT an expert and I'm not trying come off like I am, but I do see more batteries then the average person and like everything there are...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,638
Posted By DanMesloh
I'm far from an export on this and I only have 2...

I'm far from an export on this and I only have 2 1/2 years at my current job but I handle roughly 15,000 batteries a year.

Where you live and how the vehicle is used have a huge affect on the...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,638
Posted By DanMesloh
True to the point about shipping an activated...

True to the point about shipping an activated battery, but I receive flooded batteries (acid pack in the same box) on a regular bases through UPS all that is required is proper documentation.

The...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,638
Posted By DanMesloh
sorry for the duplicate

sorry for the duplicate
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,638
Posted By DanMesloh
I'm in the tap water crowd. This is an excerpt...

I'm in the tap water crowd. This is an excerpt from the BCI battery service manual "the recommend water is distilled but any tap water that is safe to drink excluding mineral water is safe to use"
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,876
Posted By DanMesloh
Alright progress :slurpDid you crank the...

Alright progress :slurpDid you crank the steering from stop to stop? If not you might need to a few time to purge air from the system.

The switch is part of the backup system, only necessary if...
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,876
Posted By DanMesloh
International does use their own type of P/S...

International does use their own type of P/S fluid but ATF will work. The I/H fluid is horrendously expensive and won't work any better.
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,876
Posted By DanMesloh
I'll second the atf for power steering fluid....

I'll second the atf for power steering fluid. Make sure your parked in the neighbors driveway so when it starts spewing you won't have a big mess to clean up.:evil
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,876
Posted By DanMesloh
I don't think a toggle will work for you. That...

I don't think a toggle will work for you. That motor is the backup brake system. There should be a primary source of hydraulic boost probably the power steering pump.

The switch that broke is a...
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,876
Posted By DanMesloh
Does the electric motor for the booster come on...

Does the electric motor for the booster come on when you push the brake pedal? If not that's where I'd start looking for the problem. I haven't work on a bus but I have work on Freightliner and...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By DanMesloh
I have about the same amount of time on my HF...

I have about the same amount of time on my HF compressor only thing I've changed is the coupler. I bought this for a remodel job, it worked fine with the sheetrock mud gun and the framing guns we...
Forum: The Garage 04-11-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,482
Posted By DanMesloh
http://www.permatex.com/products/automotive/automo...

http://www.permatex.com/products/automotive/automotive_gasketing/gasket_makers/auto_Permatex_the_Right_Stuff_Gasket_Maker.htm This stuff will work if you can get the metal clean, it's supposed to be...
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By DanMesloh
If the terminals didn't melt off and you can...

If the terminals didn't melt off and you can still connect the leads it's more then likely fine.
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By DanMesloh
Yuasa vacuum seals their batteries as long as the...

Yuasa vacuum seals their batteries as long as the seal holds 15 years is the projected self life.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-23-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,809
Posted By DanMesloh
I get the same message when I plug into the port...

I get the same message when I plug into the port on the M/C mount but not when using the port inside the battery compartment.

I've only had mine a couple weeks so I'm still learning to us it.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,808
Posted By DanMesloh
Is this...

Is this (http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/R1200GSADV/1601051.html) what your looking for?
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,082
Posted By DanMesloh
:rofl You beat me to it

:rofl You beat me to it
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