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Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 122,859
Posted By Ironwood
Well as long as you are in there with the filter...

Well as long as you are in there with the filter change, the valve check is easy to do. Do you have the shop manual?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By Ironwood
I have always been curious about that area. I...

I have always been curious about that area. I have ridden the loop on 101 a couple times and this looks like a bunch of fun. What kind of bikes are you recommending for experienced riders? Could you...
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 20,130
Posted By Ironwood
I ride a heavily loaded '01 Tiger. It has to be...

I ride a heavily loaded '01 Tiger. It has to be well over 700 lbs. ready to roll. Knowing it would be on it's side occasionally, I needed a way lever it to an upright position. On of my knees is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 1,014,090
Posted By Ironwood
Check the plug cap on the spark plug wire. They...

Check the plug cap on the spark plug wire. They have a resistor in there that can fail.
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,812
Posted By Ironwood
Turn your wire feed off and pull trigger and...

Turn your wire feed off and pull trigger and check for flow at the nozzle. A whoosh at first is good but does not tell the whole story. There could be a restriction that reduces the flow but still...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-16-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9,716
Views: 2,042,133
Posted By Ironwood
That might be one of the years with the sprague...

That might be one of the years with the sprague clutch problems. Not entirely sure about that.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 1,014,090
Posted By Ironwood
I missed the sticky that says you can only post...

I missed the sticky that says you can only post when you are satisfied. Can you direct me there?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,146
Posted By Ironwood
Which spring are you referring to? There are a...

Which spring are you referring to? There are a few.
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5,800
Views: 1,444,084
Posted By Ironwood
Won't be doing any lane splitting with that setup!

Won't be doing any lane splitting with that setup!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-06-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,336
Posted By Ironwood
Well how about some details about this shindig?...

Well how about some details about this shindig? Some of us don't have a clue.
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,617
Posted By Ironwood
I would be calling Mister Good Cop immediately....

I would be calling Mister Good Cop immediately. And if that didn't get results then I would call his supervisor.
that is a total load of crap. Good luck with it.
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,473
Posted By Ironwood
A roll forming presentation would be greatly...

A roll forming presentation would be greatly appreciated. And also any info on spinning that you want to share. In the last year I brought home 2 metal lathes and a Tree 2UVR and I am always looking...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,473
Posted By Ironwood
There is nothing cooler than spinning metal...

There is nothing cooler than spinning metal parts. Do you know if that can be done efficiently on a normal 2000rpm lathe?
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 1,014,090
Posted By Ironwood
uh...buy a KLR

uh...buy a KLR
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,549
Posted By Ironwood
I just got two sets of the labels. Put one on and...

I just got two sets of the labels. Put one on and it is sticking great. Be sure and use the alcohol. Thank you, they are so handy and cheap.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-20-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By Ironwood
Why would they be serving bad steaks? In the...

Why would they be serving bad steaks? In the middle of Oregon beef country and you serve old tough beef. Shocking!
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,537
Posted By Ironwood
rarepartbuilder Do you think that...

rarepartbuilder

Do you think that telescoping snap gauges could measure the bore accurately enough to do the job? It is hard for me to have confidence in them.
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By Ironwood
It is likely time to clean out your rear caliper...

It is likely time to clean out your rear caliper piston. Most people do not flush the fluid often enough with sticking as the result. You can remove the caliper from the mount and use the pedal to...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,812
Posted By Ironwood
The flux would be redundant but shouldn't hurt....

The flux would be redundant but shouldn't hurt. Could chip it off and try both ways.
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,812
Posted By Ironwood
Are you sure about that? You are still heating...

Are you sure about that? You are still heating the galv. to the point of gassing off with very serious health implications.
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,303
Posted By Ironwood
With 38 acres of trees, why aren't you heating...

With 38 acres of trees, why aren't you heating the slab with a boiler? Circulation pumps take very little power to run. How are you heating the house?
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,210
Posted By Ironwood
What is it with these "modern bikes"? They used...

What is it with these "modern bikes"? They used to be so damn reliable. I hear so many reliability issues with KTM and BMW. Thanks god I have a 13 year old Triumph that refuse to quit.

Edit: Sorry...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,877
Posted By Ironwood
Seeing the pic of that rim reminded me of another...

Seeing the pic of that rim reminded me of another obstacle to your plan. The anodized rim would wreak havoc on your welding processes. Very difficult to tig that stuff. I'm not sure about mig.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,877
Posted By Ironwood
And Kras....that's why we love you. Never stop...

And Kras....that's why we love you. Never stop asking questions.

BTW, I did ignore it for 3 pages. But then I cracked.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,877
Posted By Ironwood
Krasniewski, Why do you continue to beat...

Krasniewski,

Why do you continue to beat this dead horse? 3M 5200 or Sikaflex works just fine and is reversible. Napa sells the MC style valve stems that seal perfectly. I have done 2 sets with...
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,718
Posted By Ironwood
Silver coin.

Lobby, this looks like a great service to provide for ADV'ers. Thanks. I am considering buying bulk silver coin as a hedge against inflation. Is there a good way to do this? I live in Washington...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 1,014,090
Posted By Ironwood
I just looked up the XCMH at Motorcycle...

I just looked up the XCMH at Motorcycle Superstore and they have three sizes of the rear.

110/100, 120/100, & 140/80. I am on the 08 450EXCR. Suggestions for the size to go with?
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,473
Posted By Ironwood
This thread keeps getting better. I like the...

This thread keeps getting better. I like the hiway peg idea.
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By Ironwood
Ace hardware Satin Black spray paint. Repair the...

Ace hardware Satin Black spray paint. Repair the scratches with MarineTex. It will look like a 2014 when you're done. Shiny paint jobs are anal retentive types.
Forum: The Garage 05-31-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,912
Posted By Ironwood
With both bottles open and no backflow valves...

With both bottles open and no backflow valves there will be migration. One gas is going to be at a greater pressure than the other. I am using flow meters. I could be wrong but I don't what would...
Forum: The Garage 05-31-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,912
Posted By Ironwood
I mix argon and helium. Really heats things up...

I mix argon and helium. Really heats things up quickly. I shoot for 25% H to 75% A. Just two flow meters and adjust accordingly. Don't leave them on though when done welding. I think they will...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-30-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Ironwood
I wonder how Howard feels about that?

I wonder how Howard feels about that?
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 1,014,090
Posted By Ironwood
Sounds like it goes away with oil pressure. Do...

Sounds like it goes away with oil pressure. Do you have a stethoscope? Cracked piston skirt maybe. Has it been doing it long?
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,473
Posted By Ironwood
Have you put these on a scale? Just wondering...

Have you put these on a scale? Just wondering what you have come up here.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9,716
Views: 2,042,133
Posted By Ironwood
Borrowed this one from Face Plant. Right On...

Borrowed this one from Face Plant. Right On Brother:

http://orlando.craigslist.org/mcy/4486818647.html
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,812
Posted By Ironwood
Nice welds. What is causing that rough surface...

Nice welds. What is causing that rough surface texture?
Forum: Face plant 05-22-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,584
Posted By Ironwood
In that situation I get the drivers attention...

In that situation I get the drivers attention some way and let them know what I am trying to do. I will beep the horn if I have to. Once they know what you want they almost always co-operate. Of...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Ironwood
I don't offhand. But it is a strip of copper with...

I don't offhand. But it is a strip of copper with thru bolts nutted tight to the strip. The bolts are long enough to accept one or more ring terminals and another nut. Make it as long as you need and...
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Ironwood
You can fabricate a ground bus out of a short...

You can fabricate a ground bus out of a short length of copper tube. Flatten it with a hammer and dolly and drill for small threaded bolts that are nutted off to create the posts. Of course they are...
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,259
Posted By Ironwood
Good attitude and I'll wager that this is the...

Good attitude and I'll wager that this is the last one you will ever hit.
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