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Forum: The Garage 12-15-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By redirt
We used parts from this place in the gate...

We used parts from this place in the gate building shop I worked in. King architectural (http://www.kingmetals.com/Catalog/Catalog.aspx?CatalogId=c39&CatalogDetailId=15&NSM=Y). There's solar packages...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,406
Posted By redirt
All 3. Cut with weed wacker, burn with torch,...

All 3. Cut with weed wacker, burn with torch, then spray with a vinegar/salt/soap mix. Repeat last two steps until seeds are all dead. Salt will build up in the soil and prevent further growth. I...
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By redirt
Can't tell for sure from the pic but I think I...

Can't tell for sure from the pic but I think I replaced mine with a bent piece of tube with flared ends. It's a pretty low pressure system, iirc.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By redirt
Stator?

Stator?
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,325
Views: 973,953
Posted By redirt
Aloha, I bought a headlight from you a while back...

Aloha, I bought a headlight from you a while back and I managed to misplace the charger after moving :cry. Is there a way to get a replacement? It was excellent for night rides, dog walks and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25,156
Views: 4,436,794
Posted By redirt
Need more info. And double check everything you...

Need more info. And double check everything you did DAMHIK :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25,156
Views: 4,436,794
Posted By redirt
You can also grind the screw heads off, worst...

You can also grind the screw heads off, worst case(I had to do 2). Did you try a JIS head screwdriver? Also second the suggestion to get Allen head fasteners for replacement.
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,666
Posted By redirt
My personal experience has been that my '95...

My personal experience has been that my '95 toyota truck hates E-10, starts poorly, less power, and all that goes away when i put real gas in. It's not totally harmless either as some people found...
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,993
Posted By redirt
THIS^^^ I fab'd and installed gates for 3...

THIS^^^
I fab'd and installed gates for 3 years, this will work. fun project, look at a few slider gates to get the principles down:1drink
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-13-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By redirt
Sweet. Few miles down the road from me. :clap PM...

Sweet. Few miles down the road from me. :clap PM if you're ever twin falls makai. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25,156
Views: 4,436,794
Posted By redirt
Welcome, I think this is the place .. ...

Welcome, I think this is the place .. http://www.wheelingcyclesupply.com/shop/3/index.shtml
you're welcome Carter.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25,156
Views: 4,436,794
Posted By redirt
Here's the one...

Here's the one .....http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/540670-counter-shaft-sprocket-loctite-fix/
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25,156
Views: 4,436,794
Posted By redirt
whale oil? ...

whale oil?
http://www.teara.govt.nz/files/p6274atl.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 25,156
Views: 4,436,794
Posted By redirt
Try 20w50? Works fine for me, before I used...

Try 20w50? Works fine for me, before I used 10w40 and it seemed to burn up a bit even with the small amount of highway I would cover.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By redirt
the patent just expired on the combustion chamber...

the patent just expired on the combustion chamber tech. look for more manufacturers trying it hopefully.:clap:clap I remember that bike too!
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,529
Posted By redirt
If it's any condolences I just did the same thing...

If it's any condolences I just did the same thing on my Drz. After installing MCCT forgot to re-install vacuum tube, took off top end cause I thought i screwed up the timing after it wouldn't idle. ...
Forum: The Garage 07-24-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,586
Posted By redirt
That is awesome!:clap I like my rats fried,...

That is awesome!:clap I like my rats fried, they're easy to remove.
Forum: The Garage 07-24-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,586
Posted By redirt
$2800 in new wiring for a 2012 Prius after rats...

$2800 in new wiring for a 2012 Prius after rats chewed on some wires. Rat's nest in the truck (1995 toyota) airbox after 2 weeks, the tunnel is exactly the right size for a brown rat to cruise...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 42,402
Posted By redirt
I have the stovetop 'moka' makers but i lust for...

I have the stovetop 'moka' makers but i lust for an Atomic. Real foamed milk! little big but if you're going in style :thumb
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atomic_coffee_machine
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,477
Posted By redirt
I'm not the only one? :freaky Good job on the...

I'm not the only one? :freaky
Good job on the bike and telling a story! :clap Hope your next project goes smoother :1drink
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,968
Posted By redirt
My best friend is a shindaiwa T272x, taking care...

My best friend is a shindaiwa T272x, taking care of a 3 acre tree farm on maui. I use bulk orange line, 2 different lengts one side sticks out a hand's width from the head, the other is a hands width...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,650
Posted By redirt
i've slid on MX pants, not the same as leather...

i've slid on MX pants, not the same as leather but it worked out fine. it's a large cordura weave, i think? and as such there's plenty of other "street" clothes made of the same stuff? correct me...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,924
Posted By redirt
http://thegrabitstore.com/default.aspx ...

http://thegrabitstore.com/default.aspx

stripped a JIS bolt on my DRZ, took 30 seconds with a cordless drill & 1/4" wrench :D
it took me longer to find the tool then do the task.. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 24,794
Posted By redirt
SWEET! i have a kx85, and while I'm not as big...

SWEET! i have a kx85, and while I'm not as big as you, i like riding it around the greasy nasty trails and canefields around maui. I'm definitely watching this one.. :clap what's with the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25,156
Views: 4,436,794
Posted By redirt
i think so; i'm partial to the mrd/ssw full...

i think so; i'm partial to the mrd/ssw full system. its loud though, but its handmade in the usa from nice stainless :D i think the stock 'e' system will breathe better and be quieter than the mrd...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,928
Posted By redirt
ok :norton ... its been a rough week. and i know...

ok :norton ... its been a rough week. and i know there's people who know there bikes better than me.thanks
... it was only the very early factory racer yzf's if i remember correctly
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,928
Posted By redirt
go with the rfs. lc4 motors vibrate like a paint...

go with the rfs. lc4 motors vibrate like a paint mixer, and require more maintenance per mile for not enough performance :norton personal opinion there. any motor that has plastic gears ie.- lc4 oil...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,106
Posted By redirt
I live in hawaii and the above poster in Oregon...

I live in hawaii and the above poster in Oregon mirrors our experiences here; boaters hate ethanol!
My seat of the pants feeling is that my DRZ400 likes the midgrade E10. So does my 1995 Toyota...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25,156
Views: 4,436,794
Posted By redirt
you'll be a very :eek1:lol3 (loud) happy camper!...

you'll be a very :eek1:lol3 (loud) happy camper! :norton
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 86,456
Posted By redirt
After reading this I would never buy from this...

After reading this I would never buy from this person. Too many "custom" screw-ups :huh I've known people who prototyped, designed & manufactured technical clothing and I own several pairs of...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By redirt
something like this: ...

something like this: http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?Partnumber=310-310
there's a few "class d" amplifiers that might work for you. they're powered from a 12 VDC transformer so...
Forum: Face plant 07-18-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By redirt
:clap Beautifully written! I got my learners...

:clap Beautifully written! I got my learners license at boundary bay airport, I know those roads, that cold wind coming off the ocean. I was there, again, thanks!
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,632
Posted By redirt
I use a honda 2K for back-up power off the grid. ...

I use a honda 2K for back-up power off the grid. Looking back we should have bought the 3.5k for our needs. But as all the others have said it's silent, cheap on gas, reliable as a rock (even after...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,797
Posted By redirt
That's funny, I can't wait for my jet kit & MRD...

That's funny, I can't wait for my jet kit & MRD ...... Done all your loc-tite fixes? :1drink it's good reason to drink beer..
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,970
Posted By redirt
Sweet! DRZ's are cheap as chips & twice the fun!...

Sweet! DRZ's are cheap as chips & twice the fun! The white is growing on me, hadn't seen that factory color before. I know, I should get out more often...:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25,156
Views: 4,436,794
Posted By redirt
Check out the FAQ section at TT:...

Check out the FAQ section at TT: http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=397
There's a whole charging system & stator issue that can be easily fixed.... hopefully.
Sounds more like...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,640
Posted By redirt
Wicked This ^^ Truly, a newer well maintained KTM,...

This ^^
Truly, a newer well maintained KTM, especially a smaller one if you're used to bigger (650cc+) bikes will put a big smile on your face. too bad you're going on the highway, 2strokes are...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,492
Posted By redirt
:rofl nice one! :clap

:rofl nice one! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,492
Posted By redirt
I actually think I would still have that bike,...

I actually think I would still have that bike, but for the "incident". It was my "dream" bike, having come from a 1992 DR650. Now instead of spending stupid amounts of money making the DRZ a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,492
Posted By redirt
I had a brand new 2001 LC-4 640E, in...

I had a brand new 2001 LC-4 640E, in black'n'silver, with the Akrapovic full ti system. It was fun until... ( see earlier in thread). I know the smaller ones kick a$$, but the DRZ fell into my...
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