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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9,812
Views: 1,993,110
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Spokes are like dozens of tiny shock-absorbers. ...

Spokes are like dozens of tiny shock-absorbers. They can flex without breaking and if they do get out of whack they can be trued. They are also lighter generally.
Mags have no give and would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 35,124
Views: 8,766,088
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Ah, gravity-cavity/the bowl! My favorite spot on...

Ah, gravity-cavity/the bowl! My favorite spot on the whole road! It'll definitely test your suspension and your skill!
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 43,772
Posted By Turbo Ghost
That's the key! Forced induction will give it a...

That's the key! Forced induction will give it a huge torque advantage over anything else out there! The torque curve isn't exactly going to be a torque curve either! It's going to be a ramp...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,126
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I used the battery packs from radio shack for AA...

I used the battery packs from radio shack for AA batteries. 8 in one housing is 12V and it uses a 9V connector so it was easy to wire up! Saved us from having to do re-shoots on another day!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,126
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Before I got my mounts, I put the lights on my...

Before I got my mounts, I put the lights on my halogen light stand and used them on set with a battery pack when we didn't have access to power to light our scenes! Very handy items!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,483
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I started on a 1981 Suzuki GN400 and gradually...

I started on a 1981 Suzuki GN400 and gradually moved up through displacements to a 1984 Kawasaki Turbo750 with over 200HP at the rear wheel. All those bikes were great and fun in their own ways. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,126
Posted By Turbo Ghost
They're definitely heavy but, my mounts can...

They're definitely heavy but, my mounts can handle the weight. Heck, they could handle MY weight! I'll try to get some pics tonight after work. For what I paid and what they've already been...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,126
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I bought a pair of these for my KLR....

I bought a pair of these for my KLR....
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 43,772
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I have to say I think the exhaust sound was...

I have to say I think the exhaust sound was better and actually quieter on the H2R than on the H2. The H2 had that high pitched shriek that I think non-motorcyclists will find harsh and offensive...
Forum: Vendors 11-12-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 189,160
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I've got to throw my hat in on the rectangular...

I've got to throw my hat in on the rectangular mirror idea! I like rectangular mirrors because you can have a wider field of vision without having to include so much sky.
As for the design, I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 38,637
Posted By Turbo Ghost
In regards to another cold period, the blizzard...

In regards to another cold period, the blizzard of 1991 was a good one! I was living in Johnson City and working in Kingsport. All I had was a 1983 920 Virago. I worked graveyard and left home...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 38,637
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I remember that day well! It was a Saturday! My...

I remember that day well! It was a Saturday! My dad was asleep after working graveyard and I was watching the Saturday morning shows when my girlfriend called me and suggested I try to come over as I...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-15-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,985
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I had a similar problem with mine. It would...

I had a similar problem with mine. It would start fine but, would take no load at all. Turned out to be the petcock! It wasn't flowing like it should and was barely keeping the bowl supplied. ...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 43,772
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I do miss mine!

I do miss mine!
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 43,772
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Any forced induction engine DESIGNED for it will...

Any forced induction engine DESIGNED for it will have a lower compression ratio. IIRC, 8.25:1 Was mentioned for this engine. You still need higher octane due to the heat generated by the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 43,772
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Looks a little familiar! When I saw the pic of...

Looks a little familiar! When I saw the pic of the R version I wet myself a little. Oh How I want one!
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 43,772
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Yeah, the centrifugal superchargers are something...

Yeah, the centrifugal superchargers are something of a middle-ground between blowers and turbos. They're a bit better off the line but, they have a particular zone they are dialed-in for. Granted,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 43,772
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I have very few pics of it as it spent more time...

I have very few pics of it as it spent more time apart than on the road. Building for power can be a tad addictive! I couldn't tell you how many times I had that engine apart! Here's a pic at the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 43,772
Posted By Turbo Ghost
The comment about 300hp on the Revzilla site was...

The comment about 300hp on the Revzilla site was referencing a possible race version. This would follow right along with past practice regarding factory turbo bikes. The original ZX750E1 and E2 had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 35,124
Views: 8,766,088
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I'm thinking of selling mine to get a smaller...

I'm thinking of selling mine to get a smaller bike! I'll be happy to put it in your hands! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 35,124
Views: 8,766,088
Posted By Turbo Ghost
That's what KLR's were built for! ...

That's what KLR's were built for!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v252/turboghost/zeefoto2sm.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/turboghost/media/zeefoto2sm.jpg.html)
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2,414
Views: 1,268,378
Posted By Turbo Ghost
The greatest tribute we can give to those who...

The greatest tribute we can give to those who have passed on is to live! Live every second to the fullest so they may look down upon us and see we haven't wasted the gift we were given!

You are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35,124
Views: 8,766,088
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Fail! That's the most misquoted joke ever! The...

Fail! That's the most misquoted joke ever! The rabbit is supposed to say "Yeah, it sticks to my fur something horrible!"
Why the hell would you want to wipe your ass with something shit doesn't...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Not sure. They show it being used on work gloves...

Not sure. They show it being used on work gloves and boots, etc. Of course, a rain-fly gets folded pretty sharply compared to gloves.
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Turbo Ghost
If you don't mind the color changing a bit you...

If you don't mind the color changing a bit you could use Never-Wet. It won't even get wet! I put it on my riding boots. The boots were black so, you can see it has a frosty white/blue appearance....
Forum: Vendors 06-05-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 252,124
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Welcome to KitKat! As of this moment, there is...

Welcome to KitKat! As of this moment, there is no way to simply voice-dial. You either have to use S-Voice or Google Voice or another downloaded app. The worst thing about S-Voice is it requires...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4,323
Views: 585,751
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Turns out it was wire speed! I thought I had run...

Turns out it was wire speed! I thought I had run at much higher speed in the past but, when I put the new wire in, it popped real bad so I slowed it down and it got better a little bit. Tonight, I...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4,323
Views: 585,751
Posted By Turbo Ghost
The welds don't look like they've gotten oxidized...

The welds don't look like they've gotten oxidized and I've got good flow at the nozzle. It's different sounding than when the gas is off. Uh...not that I've ever forgot to turn on the gas. Nope! ...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4,323
Views: 585,751
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I don't have any other lenses/cups for it. I'm...

I don't have any other lenses/cups for it. I'm welding in the garage with no wind. I realized the .035 was at the limit for my welder. That's why I dropped to the .024. Everytime I upped my speed...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4,323
Views: 585,751
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I haven't checked the liner. Is it difficult to...

I haven't checked the liner. Is it difficult to remove? When I'm feeding wire through at the start, the spool doesn't show any signs of sticking or snagging as the wire travels through.
The...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4,323
Views: 585,751
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I've got a problem! I have a Farmhand 125 110V...

I've got a problem! I have a Farmhand 125 110V Tractor Supply MIG welder I've had since about 2001. It has been a great little welder for what I need. I've always used .030 or .035 solid wire ER70S-6...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 303,685
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Try Chrome. It worked for me!

Try Chrome. It worked for me!
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 303,685
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Problem solved! I used chrome and I can see...

Problem solved! I used chrome and I can see everything just fine so, it's a browser issue! At work and home I generally use IE but, have chrome installed for certain applications. I feel better...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-30-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 303,685
Posted By Turbo Ghost
At first I figured it was the filters at work...

At first I figured it was the filters at work but, I can't see them at home either. Who knows?
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 303,685
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Dang it! Z50, I can't see any of your pics!

Dang it! Z50, I can't see any of your pics!
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,053
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Until recently I've used these for decades. ...

Until recently I've used these for decades.
http://www.northernsafety.com/Product/1454/Howard-Leight-MAX-Pre-Shaped-Uncorded-Foam-Disposable-Ear-Plugs-NRR-33 200 pairs for $34!

I switched to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 20,953
Posted By Turbo Ghost
Either find the book or download it for your Ipad...

Either find the book or download it for your Ipad but, you need to read Mondo Enduro. It's about a group of friends that loaded up 7 DR350's and rode around the world! Don't discount your bike. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,345
Posted By Turbo Ghost
As mentioned before, I highly recommend the...

As mentioned before, I highly recommend the double-loop soft straps for attaching to the bike and then hook the hooks into them! Also, I don't think it's been mentioned but, don't strap your bike...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,355
Posted By Turbo Ghost
I just bought 3 for my bike. I personally am...

I just bought 3 for my bike. I personally am going to leave the backrest pads on. Cheap crash protection! They are way better quality than I expected!
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,345
Posted By Turbo Ghost
The strap/hook came loose without a block. If...

The strap/hook came loose without a block. If you use a block and tighten it down fully, it can't come loose unless the bike isn't fixed in place somehow. The way you describe using the straps,...
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