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Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,514
Posted By TEXASYETI
Took a slight detour to replace the timing belt...

Took a slight detour to replace the timing belt in my new-to-me 2002 honda civic. Got it from my neighbor for 500 bucks. Really decent shape but needs tires, the aforementioned timing belt, struts,...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 230,761
Posted By TEXASYETI
Just finished up replacing the timing belt on my...

Just finished up replacing the timing belt on my 2002 civic. Moving on to front wheel bearings and struts tomorrow.

:clap
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,514
Posted By TEXASYETI
That is really helpful. Thanks!

That is really helpful.

Thanks!
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,514
Posted By TEXASYETI
Thanks, guys!

Thanks, guys!
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,514
Posted By TEXASYETI
Thanks to both above for the feedback. The beam...

Thanks to both above for the feedback. The beam right now consists of sistered 2x6's down the middle of the house (45 feet long). The only load bearing wall in the house runs on top of it.

I...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,514
Posted By TEXASYETI
Help pouring concrete spot footings

No, I am not asking you to literally come help - but if you could I would buy the beer!

Here's the project:

Need to reinforce the beam running down the center of my 1000sqft bungalow. Termites...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-28-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By TEXASYETI
Got a couple to sell...help me with price?

I'll upload pictures later but here is the skinny:

1974 Honda ST-90 Rough shape. Engine is free and supposedly ran when put up about 5 years ago. New wiring harness and coil. Bitchen denim seat...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,865
Posted By TEXASYETI
Ok, it took a little while but I am back with...

Ok, it took a little while but I am back with some data for the group to ponder.


I installed an autometer mechanical oil gauge on the car and started it up.

At a fast idle the gauge shot up...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,865
Posted By TEXASYETI
Warming up a little so I might be able to get out...

Warming up a little so I might be able to get out and take a look at the stang. Will keep you posted!
Forum: The Garage 12-29-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,865
Posted By TEXASYETI
Great stuff, folks! I appreciate it!

Great stuff, folks!

I appreciate it!
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,865
Posted By TEXASYETI
Ford 289 low oil pressure

Happy Holidays, all!

My 66 Mustang has a 289 2-barrell. The engine was rebuilt about 60k ago and prior to last week, oil pressure seemed great. At start-up it would go right up and as the engine...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-09-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 40,289
Posted By TEXASYETI
Yeah, not thinking that is it. I'm talking about...

Yeah, not thinking that is it. I'm talking about west side of 49. I want to say about 20 miles north of gulf.

Oh well. It was about 20 years ago that I first saw them. I think they were unimogs.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-08-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 40,289
Posted By TEXASYETI
Question about unimogs on hwy 49

Does anyone remember seeing a bunch of Mercedes Benz unimogs in a lot on hwy 49 south between Hattiesburg and Gulfport? I think they were closer to the coast.

It's been a decade since I've been...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,399
Posted By TEXASYETI
I had one of Carl's stands on my r80g/s and it...

I had one of Carl's stands on my r80g/s and it was an outstanding upgrade.

Never had any issues deploying the stand whilst seated on the bike or after dismounting and while steadying it....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-04-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By TEXASYETI
Auto Appraiser in Durango Colorado?

Hello,

I am looking at a vehicle in Durango, Colorado and need an appraisal. Anyone know of a legit appraiser in the area? Need this to happen somewhat quickly.

Thanks and Happy 4th!

James
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,251
Posted By TEXASYETI
Thanks for the info. Pulled the igniter and...

Thanks for the info. Pulled the igniter and checked the resistance. According to the interwebs, I need a new one.
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,251
Posted By TEXASYETI
Lennox Elite Furnace Troubleshooting

Hi there,
Getting simultaneous fast flashing red and green lights from my furnace. According to the little troubleshooting label it means I have:

1. improper main ground
2. line voltage below...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,765
Posted By TEXASYETI
Cleaning auto carpet

I'm pulling the carpet out of my land cruiser and am wanting to give it a good cleaning while its out. What do y'all like? Tricks or tips? Its got some decent stains in it but they were there when i...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,523
Posted By TEXASYETI
Went through this myself recently. Ended up...

Went through this myself recently. Ended up getting a wheel from Germany and it was not cheap. Someone did a modification where they put a 4-lug monolever reardrive on a G/S. They took a GS paralever...
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,315
Posted By TEXASYETI
I used Pine Sol on some carbs I was rebuilding....

I used Pine Sol on some carbs I was rebuilding. Did an outstanding job. Definitely my cleaner for smaller parts.
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By TEXASYETI
There is a little plate on the bottom. I'll check...

There is a little plate on the bottom. I'll check it out when I get back in town. Actully am starting to lean towards leaving it alone or getting the dents smoothed out. The look is growing on me!
...
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By TEXASYETI
That looks really nice. It lists as fitting a...

That looks really nice. It lists as fitting a R80/100gs (I am assuming paralevers here, not the also mentioned g/s and ST monolevers) which I do not believe is correct. I have an R100gs and the...
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By TEXASYETI
Gotcha. I think mine might be original as it does...

Gotcha. I think mine might be original as it does hang over the seat a good bit. More than actually in the second pic I posted.
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By TEXASYETI
The rear end does look funny but compared to this...

The rear end does look funny but compared to this other one, I do not think the rear has been cut off.

http://careerstdnt.smugmug.com/photos/i-R5mdSbX/0/M/i-R5mdSbX-M.jpg

Talked to my guy...
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By TEXASYETI
Need advice on Heinrich tank

So, I managed to score a g/s Heinrich tank from a fellow AdvRider and was looking for your thoughts.

The tank was "customized" to clear aftermarket forks by putting big dents into the front lobes...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-21-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By TEXASYETI
Honda z50 - what to look for.

MY dad called me and said there is a nice one down the road from him in Tampa. Guy wants 500 bucks. Starts and runs. No front brake as he took it off so his kids didn't hurt themselves. Its a 75...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,854
Posted By TEXASYETI
Wow! Dug this one up out of the archives. Still...

Wow! Dug this one up out of the archives. Still great to watch and that kid knows how to ride that cow!

Nothing like a little torque to get you out of the corners! :clap

Kinda weird seeing...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By TEXASYETI
Really great pictures! Love the old houses and...

Really great pictures! Love the old houses and little convenience store. The rattier they look, the more I want to stop. Hopefully they have a little hot deli with all sorts of questionable treats!
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,744
Posted By TEXASYETI
I replaced the stock shaft on my GSPD with one...

I replaced the stock shaft on my GSPD with one reworked by Bruno up in Canada. Nice work. Cannot lube the rear U-joint with the final drive on the bike as the grease fitting goes into the end. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-13-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15,066
Views: 8,464,879
Posted By TEXASYETI
1:24. What a cutie!

1:24. What a cutie!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-13-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15,066
Views: 8,464,879
Posted By TEXASYETI
Awesome.

Awesome.
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By TEXASYETI
R80g/s Rear drum pulsing

I have been chasing down a pulsing rear brake on my g/s and am not sure where to go next.

The hub has been machined to make sure it is round. This machine shop has done a lot of work for me in the...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,264
Posted By TEXASYETI
Better watch out! I'm going to come up there and...

Better watch out! I'm going to come up there and switch out your bike with mine!

I'd say the color scheme of our bikes is the best looking!
...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By TEXASYETI
1995 GS main seal question

Hey Folks,

I have done a lot of searching and am still not getting a definitive answer for the question of the day:

Is it necessary to "preform" the mainseal on the guide ring prior to...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,947
Posted By TEXASYETI
^^^^^ This. I was on a trip to Key West on a...

^^^^^ This.

I was on a trip to Key West on a 91 PD and I started to get a vibration in the pegs. By chance, the diode board mounts went bad so I took it to a multi-line dealer in Miami - who...
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,839
Posted By TEXASYETI
My 60 is on the road and doing great! Runs nice...

My 60 is on the road and doing great! Runs nice and strong except for some pinging while going uphill so I am chasing that down. Timing? Carbon on the pistons? Who knows.....:huh

Other than that...
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,839
Posted By TEXASYETI
Hey Man! That is a sweet looking 60 and...

Hey Man!

That is a sweet looking 60 and don't sweat the rust too much. It happens on these old girls.

If you want some good advice on that go on over to IH8mud.com and go to the 60's section....
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,675
Posted By TEXASYETI
Ummmm.....can you explain in terms of an air...

Ummmm.....can you explain in terms of an air conditioning system.

Thank you.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 39,086
Posted By TEXASYETI
So sad. The heat must have been incredible. The...

So sad. The heat must have been incredible. The head and jugs are gone and the final drive housing seems to be as well. Jesus.
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,675
Posted By TEXASYETI
Any auto A/C diagnosticians out there?

Trying to help a friend out who is having some issues with her A/C. The prominent issue is that the system blows cold air (works really well) at low engine speeds, i.e., idling at a light or moving...
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