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Forum: The Garage 09-13-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,626
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
I like the auxiliary tank idea, wonder how would...

I like the auxiliary tank idea, wonder how would it work
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,085
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
You can check your cam chain tensioner position...

You can check your cam chain tensioner position to know better how stretched is the chain, you should take it out reset it mount it again and take it out again to check which position it marks on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,407
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Its the big brand marketing policy. Spend money...

Its the big brand marketing policy. Spend money on new things that will make you feel safe in any situation. Old stuff need to be thrown away, bmw or harley comes to mind (im talking about the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,786
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Perhaps but ugly as it is its the best looking...

Perhaps but ugly as it is its the best looking custom type bike i have ever seen :lol3
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,212
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
+1 on sharp and PROPER bits. Sometimes a bit may...

+1 on sharp and PROPER bits. Sometimes a bit may go dull if you use the wrong one for the job. When using a hand drill there is not much secret than keeping the pressure until the hole starts then is...
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,030
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
I totally agree about that. Luckily ive known too...

I totally agree about that. Luckily ive known too many people with chuged fingers and tearing eyes due to not protecting themselves so I always use glases and gloves even for grinding little parts. ...
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,030
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Well as i already been convinced :deal ive been...

Well as i already been convinced :deal ive been checking out today and found that the 300 model has been replaced with the 3000. It has a different shape but suppousedely its better. I hope the...
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,030
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Thanks for the suggestions. I plan on using...

Thanks for the suggestions.

I plan on using it regularly because im always trying to build fab something wether its for my bike or house. Most of my electric tools are in my dads shop. I just...
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,030
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Dremel rotary tools, opinions?

Ive been checking the dremel 300 recently and im almost sold on one. Like many things i wanted to buy they could seem like the best thing ever but they not always turn up that way. I just wanted to...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,897
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Hey i cant carry all my gold ingots and booze in...

Hey i cant carry all my gold ingots and booze in my backpack :lol3

I agree with that never carry anything valuable in a trip except my bike. I like soft side luggage with a hard top case, soft...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,365
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
I have come to the conclusion that the absolute...

I have come to the conclusion that the absolute best break in method is to cut your internet connection :lol3

Seriously, just ride like you ride and the bike will tell you if it needs more time to...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 568,861
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Well if you could tell me were to buy the "lots...

Well if you could tell me were to buy the "lots of practice" part im all set :lol3 Great work, some day ill have something worth sharing.



Since ill be adding to my dads business 90% of his...
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 568,861
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Thanks. Believe me i know the consecuences of a...

Thanks. Believe me i know the consecuences of a bad head repair, ive seen it more than once. As i said this is more of a long term project im planning in the long run, maybe for next year and use...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,495
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
I see, how much you would say a one wheel trailer...

I see, how much you would say a one wheel trailer could carry, on the bike with panniers and such i would average 20 to 30kg of extra weight on long tours, could 10kg be put on a one wheel trailer or...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 116,279
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
I dont understand the love for angles, sharp...

I dont understand the love for angles, sharp edges and weird shapes. The market seems to want what most of the market wants so thats what we get nowadays.

It seems like "uniqueness" and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,495
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Are there any specific pros and cons between a...

Are there any specific pros and cons between a one wheel vs two wheeled trailer on a motorcycle? Or its just a matter of looks?
Forum: The Garage 06-29-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 568,861
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Not much TIG experience as you surely noticed by...

Not much TIG experience as you surely noticed by my questions, but is something i plan to learn with time and i have people who can guide me in the process but i cant ask them everything i would like...
Forum: The Garage 06-28-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 568,861
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Aluminium cylinder heads

Well ive been following this thread for a while and is so great it almost looks like a forum on its own. :clap

My dad has been doing cylinder head machining and leveling for a long time, so Ive...
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,100
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Well on the bandit market there are aftermarket...

Well on the bandit market there are aftermarket mods that complement the 5 degree advance and on the bandit world it is said that improves and smoothes performance. I just give this info to say that...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,786
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Im not familiar with that system since my bike...

Im not familiar with that system since my bike luckily didnt come with it. Since that tubes come from the cylinder walls i wouldnt be all that worried of finding oil in them. Anyway you should know...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,635
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
If thats what happened then its really bad luck....

If thats what happened then its really bad luck. I was sure about the flooding but the timing chain skipping a tooth its odd, at least i wouldnt expect it to happen in normal engine conditions,...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,584
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Depends a lot on what decade are you talking...

Depends a lot on what decade are you talking about. To my knowledge honda had their biggest time in the 90s. But as always it goes down to which model of bike you want then you see which manufacturer...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,786
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Which tubes the ones that go to the cylinder, the...

Which tubes the ones that go to the cylinder, the one that comes from the air cleaner, etc? Most of the time if you get oil on the airbox or filter is because there was an oil excess and the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,635
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Also probably carbs flooded so you may have fuel...

Also probably carbs flooded so you may have fuel in your oil, probably the air filter and the whole engine. Best to empty the carbs floats, empty the oil, check the air filter, check the plugs in...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,088
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Wow, they sure know how to get space fast, where...

Wow, they sure know how to get space fast, where i live spiders are some quick devils too, whenever i leave the bike out for a week or forget to clean a corner of my house its like "spiderman is back...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,252
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Or if you are riding at night without anything at...

Or if you are riding at night without anything at hand and cant see a damn thing you can always spit on it and use your shirt as a cleaning agent :wink: I even used water from a not so nice roadside...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,118
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
I prefer to deal with whatever could come up on...

I prefer to deal with whatever could come up on an air cooled engine and there isnt much if properly cared than to risk a water pump failure.

If a water cooled bike was ever treated with regular...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Changed the rear caliper on my bandit and made a...

Changed the rear caliper on my bandit and made a naked conversion, between caliper mounting, a damned bleeding nipple that was clogged, restoring the beaten up headlight brackets i bought and re...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,786
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
It has great aftermarket support just not great...

It has great aftermarket support just not great givi support. Ebay and specially ebay europe has them on from time to time, there is even some new wingrack fitting kits still.
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,786
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
When i see things like that i cant help but...

When i see things like that i cant help but wonder how could my brain be so slow that i didnt think of that!
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,786
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Mainly personal preference, for me the first...

Mainly personal preference, for me the first bandits are the real bandits not the modernized crap they became :deal :lol3

But in truth they are all good and they just got better.

There is one...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,786
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
I would choose the first one mostly because i...

I would choose the first one mostly because i like mk1 better. But bandits age well and kms arent a big deal.

I dont know about pricing over there so i cant help you if they are priced right or...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,786
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Congrats, im in the same process but had to to...

Congrats, im in the same process but had to to wait to get a rear shock and swingarm replacement first, already waiting for the oem brackets and now debating on which model oem chrome headlight to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,509
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Congrats i had a 2005 of my own and enjoyed every...

Congrats i had a 2005 of my own and enjoyed every bit of it. A common windshield mod is actually chopping the screen to make it smaller not taller, that makes a more fluid flow of air and stops most...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
R6 2006-2009 shock difference?

Hi im currently looking for an r6 shock to fit my bandit 600, i already had a 2009 r6 shock fitted and worked great, time passed the shock got old so i sold it and now want to buy another with low...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,786
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Thanks, ive heard of them, ill check it out.

Thanks, ive heard of them, ill check it out.
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,281
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Well if he is a friend you can always buy him a...

Well if he is a friend you can always buy him a drink while you pull the valve cover to check and check the valves, see the chain, tensioner and be sure...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,786
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
carb kits

Hey im still debating if selling my 96 600 is a good idea. While im still deciding i was wondering about the difference between an ebay carb kit versus buying oem parts. I know oem is always better...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,786
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Yeah using that method last time i had to tighten...

Yeah using that method last time i had to tighten them two or three times after the initial adjustment, it takes more caring but at least im sure im not overtightening anything and next time they...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 543,786
Posted By R-A-M-O-N
Beware of torque wrenches on those bolts, they...

Beware of torque wrenches on those bolts, they can be over adjusted very easily, dont forget that the allen bolts have rubber under them and the state of the rubber changes a lot how much torque is...
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