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Forum: The Garage 11-11-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,991
Posted By jeiff
I don't think this was ever really answered. ...

I don't think this was ever really answered. Thinking in terms of simple truss theory, where all joints are considered pin joints and free to rotate, and all chord and web members are in pure...
Forum: Racing 09-27-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 213,459
Posted By jeiff
[QUOTE=wxwax;25161604]Lord knows what the truth...

[QUOTE=wxwax;25161604]Lord knows what the truth is with Alonso. However, Ferrari's new boss isn't exactly overflowing with love for him.

If Alonzo is on his way out, which I doubt, this would...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By jeiff
Honda Knighthawks had them back in the 80's. And...

Honda Knighthawks had them back in the 80's. And I think many big V-twins currently use them. My understanding is that they tend to limit RPM.
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,801
Posted By jeiff
It's a thread in the "Beasts" forum.

It's a thread in the "Beasts" forum.
Forum: Racing 04-08-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 213,459
Posted By jeiff
There is no imminent change to four cylinder...

There is no imminent change to four cylinder engines. They just adopted the V-6 turbo this year. There was some talk a few years ago about switching to I-4 turbos, but the V-6 turbo was selected...
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,739
Posted By jeiff
12' is too long for 2x4 ceiling joists at 24". ...

12' is too long for 2x4 ceiling joists at 24". The strong back would help a little, but would depend on the depth of the room. You'd be better off using 2x6 cj's.
Forum: Racing 02-24-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 240,940
Posted By jeiff
I read LostOnRow1's comment as sarcasm, and can't...

I read LostOnRow1's comment as sarcasm, and can't see how you can spin this as Tickle putting himself in harm's way.
Forum: Racing 02-24-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 240,940
Posted By jeiff
I guess you'd have to start with understanding...

I guess you'd have to start with understanding the difference between close proximity and hard perpendicular impact.
Forum: Racing 02-20-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 240,940
Posted By jeiff
Such a nuanced question. Who might be getting...

Such a nuanced question. Who might be getting upset? We must first establish whether this is from the guy's, his wife's, or the neighbor's perspective.

Secondly, was it whipped or scrubbed?
Forum: Racing 01-31-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 213,459
Posted By jeiff
The F1 regs have dictated basic engine...

The F1 regs have dictated basic engine architecture for quite a while now, going back at least to the beginning of the previous 2.4 liter V8 era. V-angle, bore, stroke, even bore-to-bore centers...
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,293
Posted By jeiff
Normally, standard concrete block will withstand...

Normally, standard concrete block will withstand immersion just fine. The trouble would start only if the block is saturated, then frozen.
Forum: Racing 09-30-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,822
Posted By jeiff
MOTOCROSS OF NATIONS Teutschenthal, Germany ...

MOTOCROSS OF NATIONS
Teutschenthal, Germany
September 29, 2013
Final Team Results
1. Belgium, 27
2. USA, 30
3. Italy, 33
4. Australia, 40
5. France, 44
6. Great Britain, 49
Forum: Racing 09-07-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 146,112
Posted By jeiff
So why would the whole surface of the right tire...

So why would the whole surface of the right tire heat up in a left hand corner, and the whole surface of the left tire heat up in a right hand corner? I think we're seeing tire heat, not disc heat....
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,084
Posted By jeiff
It would be interesting to see a graph that...

It would be interesting to see a graph that supports your opinion.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,101
Posted By jeiff
This is highly dubious. There may be some...

This is highly dubious. There may be some anecdotal instances, but as a general process, entirely illegal and impractical.
Forum: Racing 06-04-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 75,077
Posted By jeiff
I missed the post-race interview. Did Dungey...

I missed the post-race interview. Did Dungey thank The Man Below (the jump)?
Forum: Racing 03-18-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 553,597
Posted By jeiff
Well, I was thinking water rather than oil, but...

Well, I was thinking water rather than oil, but glad I was almost on the right track.

Thanks for the unique and great photos, Pilbara. Really good stuff!
Forum: Racing 03-17-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 553,597
Posted By jeiff
Pneumatic valve air desiccation system.

Pneumatic valve air desiccation system.
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,164
Posted By jeiff
I suppose, in an ideal world, having lube between...

I suppose, in an ideal world, having lube between the rollers and sprocket teeth might be of benefit - if it stayed in place. But with an open chain, I doubt the lube clings to the surfaces long...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,836
Posted By jeiff
Gathering to Celebrate Nehl

Just wanted to let all of you know that there will be a gathering to celebrate Nehl's life this Saturday, March 10, 1:00 PM at the:

Marysville Opera House
1225 3rd Street
Marysville, WA 98270
...
Forum: Racing 03-03-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 218,181
Posted By jeiff
Huckabuck is out, jiggy is in.

Huckabuck is out, jiggy is in.
Forum: Racing 02-29-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 155,119
Posted By jeiff
Cud be.

Cud be.
Forum: Racing 02-29-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 155,119
Posted By jeiff
I'd dairy to guess not much mooer than 2%.

I'd dairy to guess not much mooer than 2%.
Forum: Racing 02-29-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 155,119
Posted By jeiff
Nose seems non-compliant. Something amiss with...

Nose seems non-compliant. Something amiss with the udder-tray, too.
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 1,167,434
Posted By jeiff
Don't drill the disc

There is a row of holes in the disc - shaped kind of like "rounded arrows" - about 4 cm beyond the disc bolts. That's where the magnet is on my 2001 640 Adv.
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 1,167,434
Posted By jeiff
Pretty sure I got mine from PASSMORE. Very solid...

Pretty sure I got mine from PASSMORE. Very solid and makes it much easier. Not sure if he is still an inmate here.
Forum: Racing 02-11-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 155,119
Posted By jeiff
A new main mast and stickers, and it will be...

A new main mast and stickers, and it will be fine. Or at least no worse than most.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-10-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,300
Posted By jeiff
legal again

Just received from DOL:

You recently received a letter from the Department of Licensing informing you that the registration for an off-road motorcycle you own was being cancelled. That...
Forum: Racing 02-09-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 155,119
Posted By jeiff
What's up with all the masts? Looks like Ferrari...

What's up with all the masts? Looks like Ferrari is ready to deploy the largest main sail. Prepare to jibe!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-08-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,268
Posted By jeiff
Follow-up on KTM customer service

I left a message at this number, and Mike Rosso called back today. Mike struck me as a very well-informed, patient, and helpful guy. I would urge anyone else with KTM licensing-oriented problems to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-07-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,268
Posted By jeiff
I agree that it shouldn't apply to OEM street...

I agree that it shouldn't apply to OEM street bikes, so my question is a little hypothetical. But so far, the only official reading I have from the DOL says it does. Just thinking ahead - worst...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-07-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,268
Posted By jeiff
Back to the fenders for a minute

Since I am one of the guys caught up in the "VS M26 registration cancelled letter" category (my bike is already street-legal, wasn't planning on getting an off-road bike plated), I'm getting into...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-07-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,300
Posted By jeiff
In response to my phone call last week, I...

In response to my phone call last week, I received email from Stacy, DOL Customer Service. Condensed version:

"In response to the number of calls we have received on this issue, Executive...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,300
Posted By jeiff
I believe his job also involves providing legal...

I believe his job also involves providing legal opinions on issues of importance to the State. He's not there just to defend the State no matter what. If he analyzes an issue, and finds a State...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-04-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,268
Posted By jeiff
That raises a good point. Not even Honda would...

That raises a good point. Not even Honda would claim the XR650RR was a legal road bike. So, how valid is the list? In a way, it has added to the confusion. It would be nice if the DOL was more...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,268
Posted By jeiff
Thanks for snooping that out! My 2001 KTM...

Thanks for snooping that out! My 2001 KTM Adventure is on the list, so I guess the next step is to point that out to the DOL.

There are nine businesses licensed in WA with Primedia in their name....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,268
Posted By jeiff
Don't know. Licensed to do business in the State...

Don't know. Licensed to do business in the State of WA, there is a Prime Media from Seattle, and a Prime Media International from Crestview, FL. Not much other info on the WA ST DOL business...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,122
Posted By jeiff
I think you could count on it. It's been my...

I think you could count on it. It's been my experience that they practically always check registration during a stop. If you can't show the right paper work, and they run the numbers on their...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,268
Posted By jeiff
I also received the VS M26 letter for my 2001 KTM...

I also received the VS M26 letter for my 2001 KTM 640 Adventure. I called the 360 902 3770 DOL # and spoke to a rep, trying to explain that a mistake had been made. I provided my name and VIN, etc. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,122
Posted By jeiff
follow-up with DOL

I phoned the DOL today about the registration cancellation letter for my 2001 640 Adventure.

I explained my situation, and told the rep that I was pretty sure a mistake had been made. She said...
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