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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Motomedic
To quote a famous saying, originating eons ago, ...

To quote a famous saying, originating eons ago,


To the Bar!!! :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5,679
Views: 324,552
Posted By Motomedic
I kinda like Robin's idea of cat herding. :evil ...

I kinda like Robin's idea of cat herding. :evil

Put some food out and see who/what shows up!



Ummm, would that be considered "baiting"? :patch
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-11-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5,679
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Posted By Motomedic
I refer you to my earlier post about cats,...

I refer you to my earlier post about cats, herding and Tacos de gato.....:D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-08-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5,679
Views: 324,552
Posted By Motomedic
Ah, but there's your problem. I'm trying my...

Ah, but there's your problem.

I'm trying my hand at cat herding.

You need a cat trainer. Can't help you there. :D

Looking forward to next week. :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5,679
Views: 324,552
Posted By Motomedic
Okay,it's time to try another meet-up. Hopefully...

Okay,it's time to try another meet-up. Hopefully this time y'all can find the time to make this one.

As for the date, in deference to Ladybug's schedule, I'm suggesting next Saturday evening, the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-02-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,930
Posted By Motomedic
So the saga continues.... JP was a little...

So the saga continues....


JP was a little bummed about the whole thing, what with the uncertainty of the repair and all, so he bought a used fleabay motor. Another day turning bolts and the new...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-31-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5,679
Views: 324,552
Posted By Motomedic
Ya gotta pick the day I'm replacing the trans in...

Ya gotta pick the day I'm replacing the trans in the Scoobie.....:bluduh
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-28-2014, 08:10 AM
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Posted By Motomedic
I can't remember where I stopped to take the pic,...

I can't remember where I stopped to take the pic, but we went in behind Fernan lake and came out at Ohio Match Road. Maybe Burnt Cabin Road? :dunno
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-27-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5,679
Views: 324,552
Posted By Motomedic
Winter is indeed coming.... ...

Winter is indeed coming....

http://motomedic.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-GTXG2zj/0/M/CA_10271416562867-M.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 10-27-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,930
Posted By Motomedic
<iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no"...

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Seems...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-15-2014, 09:04 AM
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Views: 324,552
Posted By Motomedic
Just when I had the herd o' cats heading in a...

Just when I had the herd o' cats heading in a direction, WHAM!

It's like roaches in a New York hotel room when the light goes on! :rofl

Okay, so tonight's get-together is cancelled due to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-15-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5,679
Views: 324,552
Posted By Motomedic
Since y'all are dropping like flies, should we...

Since y'all are dropping like flies, should we reschedule for a night we can all make it?
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,930
Posted By Motomedic
LocTite RC680 is rated to 400 degrees.... ...

LocTite RC680 is rated to 400 degrees....

Just sayin' :D
Forum: Orange Crush 10-13-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,930
Posted By Motomedic
So, no drilling, no tapping.... And no pics....

So, no drilling, no tapping....

And no pics. :rofl

The crank is spinning again. Saturday night we pressed in a slightly modified freeze plug with some green Loctite retaining compound, and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-13-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5,679
Views: 324,552
Posted By Motomedic
I was around all summer, but after being caught...

I was around all summer, but after being caught by the sudden gust of gravity in July, I really haven't done any decent rides, asides from a couple fun little blasts on my Buell.

Got a couple of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2014, 02:47 PM
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Views: 324,552
Posted By Motomedic
Looks like the beginnings of a party! So,...

Looks like the beginnings of a party!

So, are the Conkling Marina boys gonna make an appearance? ScooterSteve? Alpha One Nine?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Motomedic
FWIW, I've been a wheelsmith for 30 years, and...

FWIW, I've been a wheelsmith for 30 years, and I've used a torque wrench on my spokes once or maybe twice....

Even tension is way more important than a specific tension. Get the thing...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5,679
Views: 324,552
Posted By Motomedic
We need to schedule a Meet-up before all y'all...

We need to schedule a Meet-up before all y'all snowbirds head for warmer waters.

Wednesday, the 15th. Next week. 7pm. Place of gathering open to suggestion. I like the Mexican place we met at on...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,930
Posted By Motomedic
This engine had no oil pressure after the plug...

This engine had no oil pressure after the plug popped out. Not at idle, not at speed, nothing. Oil was going everywhere it should, just with little to no pressure. If your light goes off with some...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,930
Posted By Motomedic
KTM's response? "Just drill & tap and make a new...

KTM's response? "Just drill & tap and make a new threaded plug".

Needless to say my response was "are you fucking kidding me?" Guess I gotta figger it out on my own. Of course, they had no real...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-06-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,930
Posted By Motomedic
So, just to clarify- when the noise appeared...

So, just to clarify- when the noise appeared suddenly, JP shut it off immediately & called for a rescue. Total running time with the plug out less than 3 minutes, after all the starts to check...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,930
Posted By Motomedic
I had oil everywhere (multiple passages) just no...

I had oil everywhere (multiple passages) just no pressure. Haven't looked at rod bearings yet but all the other plain bearings still look good. No apparent play in the rods, no galling at the cam...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-05-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,930
Posted By Motomedic
Oil pressure on the big beasts runs around 40 psi...

Oil pressure on the big beasts runs around 40 psi or so, or at least it should be. It does look a bit like a steel freeze plug, and of course it's not listed as a separate part. Only available from...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-04-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,930
Posted By Motomedic
Have I found a new way to lose oil pressure?

So, my buddy brought me his 950 with the top end sounding horrendous, and the oil light lit. Said he was riding along and the noise happened suddenly. After the fact, he changed the oil and filter...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-27-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,739
Posted By Motomedic
Don't forget about the bilateral functions of the...

Don't forget about the bilateral functions of the camshaw ringback!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,373
Posted By Motomedic
http://www.plugup.com/the_S_plug_earcanal_stereo_e...

http://www.plugup.com/the_S_plug_earcanal_stereo_earbuds_p/s%2022-3.5-4.5.htm
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,525
Posted By Motomedic
Lock a cat inside? :dg

Lock a cat inside? :dg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,792
Posted By Motomedic
Some awful stinky bait in this here...

Some awful stinky bait in this here thread....:rolleyes
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,713
Posted By Motomedic
Bought mine Oct 2004. 140K+ miles now. I still...

Bought mine Oct 2004. 140K+ miles now. I still look back over my shoulder as I walk away from it.

My usual thoughts? "Fuck it's ugly! Good thing it works so damn good!":rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By Motomedic
Just remember-tequila has a much higher...

Just remember-tequila has a much higher intoxicant value per ounce and requires no chilling.

:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 451,520
Posted By Motomedic
I was heading home the other night along a nice...

I was heading home the other night along a nice little "residential" road on the other side of the river. It's kinda wooded, with some sections more built up than others.

A Jetta pulled out of his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,649
Posted By Motomedic
I have two bike with over 100k each. My Buell...

I have two bike with over 100k each. My Buell I'll keep till I die-my kids will have to figure that one out. My KTM? I'll keep rebuilding it till it's no longer feasable, then kick it over, throw a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,826
Posted By Motomedic
You're in Panama for f#cks sake! This isn't a...

You're in Panama for f#cks sake! This isn't a "third world" country, my friend.

I have to make enough of a profit to not only pay for the shop, but my home as well. The food my family and I eat,...
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,370
Posted By Motomedic
There's also a much more secure way: ...

There's also a much more secure way:
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51OjQu-7YFL._SP160,160,0,T_.jpg

called a torque adaptor
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,505
Posted By Motomedic
Best one I ever set up/used before I got a...

Best one I ever set up/used before I got a machine was a 30 gallon steel oil drum with a foot of concrete at the bottom with a couple of weights thrown in for good measure and some fuel hose wired to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Motomedic
In Spokane the official BMW dealer is Westside,...

In Spokane the official BMW dealer is Westside, but I've done a a few GS clutches (I used to work at a BMW shop). Currently employed at Coeur D Alene Powersports in Coeur D'Alene. I'd be glad to help...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5,679
Views: 324,552
Posted By Motomedic
I guess (looking at your sig line) that more than...

I guess (looking at your sig line) that more than a few people in Conkling Marina knew I was in the area.... :deal
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By Motomedic
Looks like stator wire to me too....

Looks like stator wire to me too....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-17-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5,679
Views: 324,552
Posted By Motomedic
Yep, good to be riding again. I brought the...

Yep, good to be riding again.

I brought the Buell out of hibernation figuring that if I stick to the road, I have a much better chance of fully healing without crashing again....:p3rry

So, my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-16-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5,679
Views: 324,552
Posted By Motomedic
My S3T is a '99- I pulled it out of the crate Sep...

My S3T is a '99- I pulled it out of the crate Sep '98 and set it up, and did the first 7 mile test ride on it when I was done. I then parked it on the showroom floor for 4 months. When I was ready to...
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