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Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By beemerkid
http://www.ducatisuite.com/belttension.html ...

http://www.ducatisuite.com/belttension.html

Its pretty widely accepted that you can do the 2 valve belts with the allen wrench method. I did it with my 4v testastretta evolutzione and I found it...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By beemerkid
I used jegs lines and fittings on a jeep...

I used jegs lines and fittings on a jeep transmission cooler. Worked wonderfully. Quality was on par with any one you see in a $$$ built race setup.
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By beemerkid
If you dont KNOW how the output shaft is lubed,...

If you dont KNOW how the output shaft is lubed, don't run with the drive shaft on. If it has a slip yoke you could drain the fluid and put a bag over the hole with some electrical tape.
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,139
Posted By beemerkid
I have an integrated led turn signal/ brake light...

I have an integrated led turn signal/ brake light on my R1 that flashes when first engaged. It is REAAAALLLYY obvious when I hit the brakes. If you make a successful home brew one post it up, Id like...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-02-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 579,926
Posted By beemerkid
Sebastopol Ca 5 miles from CA highway 1 Country...

Sebastopol Ca 5 miles from CA highway 1
Country location.
Garage for two, MAYBE 3 bikes.
A comfy couch and an air mattress.
Camping outside if you feel like it.
Shower.
Laundry.
Slow wifi....
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6,368
Views: 2,813,685
Posted By beemerkid
I have a new man cave since I posted up my last...

I have a new man cave since I posted up my last one. It does ok for me, but working on cars is annoying because I have to remove all the bikes and even so its really tight. Its still so much better...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 115,207
Posted By beemerkid
If you need a place to stay in the north Bay Area...

If you need a place to stay in the north Bay Area I have scoot parking and a shower to offer for you.
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,244
Posted By beemerkid
I think the bed cover is the important part in...

I think the bed cover is the important part in that equation. Otherwise I'd agree about it messing up anything metal around.
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,449
Posted By beemerkid
Windshield washer fluid with a low temperature...

Windshield washer fluid with a low temperature rating.
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,487
Posted By beemerkid
Picks could be good too, try starting it with a...

Picks could be good too, try starting it with a thin bladed knife.
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,487
Posted By beemerkid
Are they fee enough to spin? Those look like they...

Are they fee enough to spin? Those look like they could be fun because they have no tabs to grab with pliers. Maybe you could use a few very small screwdrivers and leapfrog them around as it starts...
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 96,164
Posted By beemerkid
Wait, your telling me that's not the proper...

Wait, your telling me that's not the proper way?:lol3
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By beemerkid
I have a Frigidaire 50 quart model. Its been...

I have a Frigidaire 50 quart model. Its been flawless. I run it into the bucket and empty. I dont run it all the time because the fan goes forever even when the compressor isnt, and I dont like that...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By beemerkid
What is it doing? Are you not getting any...

What is it doing? Are you not getting any dampening when you hit bumps?
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,414
Posted By beemerkid
Ive towed a 500lb trailer with 1200 lbs of bikes...

Ive towed a 500lb trailer with 1200 lbs of bikes and stuff with an 05 outback xt. I did have stiffer springs and swaybars on the car but it was just fine even before the mods. Theres nothing out of...
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By beemerkid
Just a regular manual spring compressor? You can...

Just a regular manual spring compressor? You can borrow them for free from most auto parts stores with a deposit.
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,452
Posted By beemerkid
Toyota's can't do that, they'll fall over! :rofl

Toyota's can't do that, they'll fall over! :rofl
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,500
Posted By beemerkid
Zap it on.

Zap it on.
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,500
Posted By beemerkid
If your not ever planning to remove the axle, I...

If your not ever planning to remove the axle, I would weld that sucker on with stitching along the sides and fully on the ends. If your ever going to remove it I would do the plate like you've...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By beemerkid
Thanks for the replies guys. I think Ill check a...

Thanks for the replies guys. I think Ill check a wrecker in the area for something nice.
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By beemerkid
Swapping seats for some out of a less used modern...

Swapping seats for some out of a less used modern car would be good, I didnt even think of that. RSX seats would likely be about perfect. Who knows they might even mount the same as Honda ones.
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By beemerkid
Pretty much everything ive found is similarly...

Pretty much everything ive found is similarly blown out because of people smashing the bolsters getting in and out of the car because its so low and hard to enter. Unfortunatly.
Forum: The Garage 11-13-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By beemerkid
School me on aftermarket seats for a ricemobile

Vehicle in question is a 93 Honda prelude vtec. I like the car so I dont want to ditch it because it has a busted drivers seat. The foam basically collapsed due to a lady who along the way ate too...
Forum: The Garage 11-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,136
Posted By beemerkid
ACF 50 or the Boeing product I believe its called...

ACF 50 or the Boeing product I believe its called Boeshield.
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,452
Posted By beemerkid
Is the jeep stock?

Is the jeep stock?
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,340
Posted By beemerkid
What kind of dip shit gives a 17 yo an m3?

What kind of dip shit gives a 17 yo an m3?
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By beemerkid
All I've got is that the fuse block is a damn...

All I've got is that the fuse block is a damn good idea, I had a blue seas one on my jeep and it was super for keeping wiring looking clean. Since your outputs are fused at the fuse block, why not...
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,924
Posted By beemerkid
Even on the newest bikes I work on, things in...

Even on the newest bikes I work on, things in that torque range are rarely consistent enough to aren't a small enough torque measuring device.
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,464
Posted By beemerkid
The Nikasil should be harder than the piston and...

The Nikasil should be harder than the piston and rings, unless theres excessive scoring why couldnt you just do new piston, rings and a hone job? have you seen the bore or are you just going off his...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,442
Posted By beemerkid
I had one I properly installed and oiled the...

I had one I properly installed and oiled the seal, didnt rip on it tight. The nut deformed even with the closest fitting 6pt socket I could find (maybe it needs to be hammered on a bit) I ended up...
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,265
Posted By beemerkid
I've done this for a spark plug, worked well. If...

I've done this for a spark plug, worked well. If I have drain plug issues ill kep it in mind for that too. Thanks for the write up.
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By beemerkid
Uncle Sam didn't pay for me to go to sleep. Any...

Uncle Sam didn't pay for me to go to sleep. Any horror movie with broken teeth makes me sick to this day.
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
Posted By beemerkid
Here's what Ive got, Pelican case on my Ducati...

Here's what Ive got, Pelican case on my Ducati wired with a 110 inverter to charge my laptop. Haven't used the inverter ever:lol3
...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,538
Posted By beemerkid
Oh and I would also think the area OP lives in...

Oh and I would also think the area OP lives in would have something to do with the rate. $40/ hr isnt the same thing in San Francisco as in rural Mississippi.
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,538
Posted By beemerkid
The hourly rate he ended up paying seems to me,...

The hourly rate he ended up paying seems to me, fair, but on the low side of fair for a fully licensed and insured guy. After expenses and taxes the guy probably didnt make too much, but at least the...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By beemerkid
the picture on the website looks normal enough to...

the picture on the website looks normal enough to me. I'm used to 10 graduations before the next unit on the scale, looks like this one does 15. So when you set it to the zero mark does it align with...
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,545
Posted By beemerkid
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-uuDto9Q4kow/T-qEjWmhqZI/...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-uuDto9Q4kow/T-qEjWmhqZI/AAAAAAAAN-c/KyjRhCOvCYg/s1600/Liebherr+1.jpg

^ Just made me think of this.
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,453
Posted By beemerkid
First, that thing looks really clean for an 07....

First, that thing looks really clean for an 07. The sealant might be factory, I have some oozing out of the case pieces on my Ducati I bought new, sloppy but it happens, even in the factory. Is it...
Forum: The Garage 10-01-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,092
Posted By beemerkid
Good job figuring it out. My first tubed tire...

Good job figuring it out. My first tubed tire change took a few beers until I got it. I often find a few minute break fixes a lot of stuff.
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By beemerkid
Thanks for that, I tightened much more reasonably...

Thanks for that, I tightened much more reasonably this time. And the bike sounds just fine now that I did it right. Well the valves anyway. I'll order the rental for the proper tool for the belt...
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