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Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,961
Views: 568,793
Posted By H96669
:waveSo??? What are the birthday plans??? I guess...

:waveSo??? What are the birthday plans??? I guess I'll be first I wouldn't forget.:wink:

Happy Birthday Andi!

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:1drink:1drink:1drink:1drink:1drink:1drink:1drink...
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,443
Posted By H96669
Outdated allright...them BMW guys got me worried...

Outdated allright...them BMW guys got me worried years ago after I soldered my new O2 sensor. So I redid it all with crimps.:rofl

A few days later I found the correct info.....I should have left...
Forum: Canada 09-16-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,095
Posted By H96669
Handle bars with necking technology????:evil ...

Handle bars with necking technology????:evil

Streamllined and humanized windshield????:rofl

http://californiascooterco.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/RX-3-Specs-650.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By H96669
I want to see a pic of the OP laying on his...

I want to see a pic of the OP laying on his scoot.Parking lot will do.:wink: Just like the true ADVer I saw last week laying back on his luggage, feet up on the handlebars and having coffee.:clap
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By H96669
Take some pics and post them....I was just at the...

Take some pics and post them....I was just at the one in Nakusp BC yesterday, missed the start but did get a few pics. I'll ask my friend if he got more they volunteered him to flag/time up the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 12,127
Posted By H96669
:roflSo you don't have to drink it all at once...

:roflSo you don't have to drink it all at once otherwise you'd be filling in potholes.:D

:freaky
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,640
Posted By H96669
http://image.made-in-china.com/4f0j00HelEPGSMgVkL/...

http://image.made-in-china.com/4f0j00HelEPGSMgVkL/Fuel-Injection-Clamps.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By H96669
If like my BMW, the sensor will turn the light on...

If like my BMW, the sensor will turn the light on at around 7 PSI. That's on a bike that runs up to 80 PSI at 6,000 Rpms.:eek1

Yep take a reading with a gauge. I have installed one on my bike,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 12,127
Posted By H96669
:rofl:evil ...

:rofl:evil

http://www.howesound.com/Libraries/Brew_Pub_Events_etc/beerImg_pothole_copy_1.sflb.ashx
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,809
Posted By H96669
I think you are right about the changes other...

I think you are right about the changes other than Ethanol. Could it be some of the other chemicals reacting with the Ethanol and causing the corrosiveness???

I have carburator...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,099
Posted By H96669
I lived on the coast for a long time. Cover it if...

I lived on the coast for a long time. Cover it if just to keep the gull shit off it. Yep I forgot my cheap cover last summer and had to clean some pretty gross stuff. Gross and corrosive from what I...
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,443
Posted By H96669
I had a very similar winch on something, didn't...

I had a very similar winch on something, didn't last too long until the planetaries turned into grinding paste.

I hope you read the reviews on the HF site, sounds just like mine. Bad electricals...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,736
Posted By H96669
:clapI should show that to my friend......we are...

:clapI should show that to my friend......we are going to look at a Sprint of the same vintage tomorrow. He showed me the cash, sure more than even the $2,000.:cry

But that's an executive model...
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,530
Posted By H96669
Conformal coating??? That should be available at...

Conformal coating??? That should be available at most electronic supply stores.

Ignition system waterproofer??? That's getting hard to find but sure looks just like conformal coating.

Yes...
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,530
Posted By H96669
My grey hair....:roflI did get out of the...

My grey hair....:roflI did get out of the raingear a little later and got the airhead dirt off my hands.:wink:
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,530
Posted By H96669
Crappy grey coil....:rofl Was nice meeting you...

Crappy grey coil....:rofl Was nice meeting you guys but for the circumstances.And you eventually got out of there under your own power.:clap
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By H96669
As I found out recently,angle grinder with a...

As I found out recently,angle grinder with a zipcut blade works very well.Had to cut a large free sheet to fabricate a rear window for the bushcar, was faster than resetting the bandsaw with the...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,166
Posted By H96669
But for the possible oil contamination same thing...

But for the possible oil contamination same thing happened to me back then on a 90 GS. Replaced the friction disk and the clutch still slipped. Went back in and replaced the spring, problem solved.
...
Forum: The Garage 08-31-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,698
Posted By H96669
At first glance I'd say you have a broken wire....

At first glance I'd say you have a broken wire. Smaller gauge wires are good at that, they'll break under the insulation just pulling on them. And can be very hard to track.:cry

Glad you found...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By H96669
Want some good US made bungees???:D There...

Want some good US made bungees???:D

There you go, nothing wrong with my red ones 12" or yellow ones 18"....
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By H96669
Cheap horn....may need the cheap flimsy bracket...

Cheap horn....may need the cheap flimsy bracket to vibrate and honk.:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By H96669
They'll do that if there is fluid in the screw...

They'll do that if there is fluid in the screw holes before you put the screws in. I think it is in the procedure to make sure there isn't fluid in the holes.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By H96669
Thanks...I am on the road so not easy to dig up...

Thanks...I am on the road so not easy to dig up my special tools. I think Troidus in a later post explained its use.

Me...I just started with some guy on Instructables pulling smaller bearings,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,246
Posted By H96669
:roflYeah...There is one poster on here driving...

:roflYeah...There is one poster on here driving some of us nuts. 35 posts in a day,:lol3, no worries I didn't read any of them. I'll go do my thinking on the road.:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By H96669
Not very long....thinking the special tools took...

Not very long....thinking the special tools took me a lot longer than the execution. Go look somewhere in the garage for pics, in the McGyver thread....:wink:

Finding the bearings on fleabay...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By H96669
They work on some newer BMWs and old Triumphs....

They work on some newer BMWs and old Triumphs. Bought mine at Harbor Freight and for the Canadians got my friend to buy his at Princess Auto.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By H96669
Yep calipers but for other reason, they give you...

Yep calipers but for other reason, they give you a measurement on the length of the jaws (1") so not very good at identifying high or low spots. The rotors don't always wear evenly across the...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,375
Posted By H96669
I remember doing something like that....bigger...

I remember doing something like that....bigger bike, bigger car and no ex involved.

Rear seat removed then we rolled the bike inside the car, blocked it and then removed the wheels,forks and rear...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,520
Posted By H96669
:lol3 Done...!:D

:lol3 Done...!:D
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,339
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 291,587
Posted By H96669
Really....:roflThey sure worry about them oil...

Really....:roflThey sure worry about them oil filters, covers,shims, gaskets and the $2,000.00 O-ring.:rofl

Note to self from years ago....if your airhead didn't come from the factory with a...
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 166,391
Posted By H96669
Yeah well....I hate it when they do that in my...

Yeah well....I hate it when they do that in my storage space at work and rip the food packages/boxes open if just to see what's in there. Can't you f.....g read I say.:evil

Rats....I don't...
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By H96669
Looks like they changed the wheels bracket a...

Looks like they changed the wheels bracket a little....one of my wheels was off from the other by 1 1/2", had to drill another hole to level it.:D

If like mine you'll want to rework the drain a...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,564
Posted By H96669
You can"t go wrong with Merino wool. Best of all...

You can"t go wrong with Merino wool. Best of all doesn't go stinky like them manmade fibres.:puke1
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By H96669
Ozoney smell...:puke1 Yeah stunk up the house...

Ozoney smell...:puke1 Yeah stunk up the house last winter when I cooked the little direct drive. Wasted a couple hours and got it going only to stink up the house again shortly thereafter.:puke1
...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By H96669
These guys seem to understand the HP ratings on...

These guys seem to understand the HP ratings on some compressors. Pretty well the same as some shopvacs....:rofl

http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?19777-How-can-6-HP-motor-be-120V/page3...
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By H96669
Nice easy cheap fix....been there twice and the...

Nice easy cheap fix....been there twice and the first thing I'd look at.

What other signs did I have of a split gasket? Slight miss/stumble on decelleration??? I think so but it has been a while.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By H96669
Most of them can be rebuilt without splitting. I...

Most of them can be rebuilt without splitting. I have followed a few that split them....50/50 chance that it will leak.:cry

Yes big Achtung about not splitting them in the BMW manuals, for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 25,449
Posted By H96669
I don't know about the liquid stuff but at least...

I don't know about the liquid stuff but at least you are washing your bike. Wasn't the case with the one I worked on and had been in the salt.

I have something for the salt, neutralizes it and...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By H96669
Tired old breaker??? 5.5 HP on...

Tired old breaker???

5.5 HP on 115V?????:ear Even my 2HP Chinese (1.5 US max:D) compressor motor trips the 20A breaker at the cut-in pressure when cold,I have to start it with no air in the tank...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 166,391
Posted By H96669
Are you sure it isn't "Made in India" instead of...

Are you sure it isn't "Made in India" instead of China.:wink: Lots of their stuff seems to be from India, the set of 3-jaws pullers certainly was. Crap....:puke1

And FAILED just looking at it...
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