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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 55,357
Posted By SteelJM1
Oooh, my jd kit came in today! Stoked to install...

Oooh, my jd kit came in today! Stoked to install it and whoop some 450 ass!

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,503
Posted By SteelJM1
I got a set of the Shure SE215's. They were great...

I got a set of the Shure SE215's. They were great for the 6 hour ride except for 1 thing - I got the triple flange inserts for them and they must have been a bit too large because I really had to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-06-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By SteelJM1
Hey Flag people... some Tucsonans want to cool off!

Hey Guys, Me and one or two of my buddies want to come up to Flagstaff on the evening of the 15th and ride all saturday and part of sunday to get out of this heat and see some different terrain. I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 221,075
Posted By SteelJM1
Logical reasoning behind ATF... What does an auto...

Logical reasoning behind ATF... What does an auto transmission have? Lots of spinny gears and clutch packs.

You could run olive oil in the damn things as long as you change it often enough. The...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 221,075
Posted By SteelJM1
And then there is crazy folks such as myself that...

And then there is crazy folks such as myself that run ATF.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 221,075
Posted By SteelJM1
The psychiatrist calls this "displacement envy". ...

The psychiatrist calls this "displacement envy".

;-) j/k. Both the 250 and 300 have more than enough power for most people I think. I don't imagine one could go wrong either way

Now, when are...
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 250,450
Posted By SteelJM1
I let the dirtbike dry. After cleaning it. After...

I let the dirtbike dry. After cleaning it. After getting it dirty in the mud!

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Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 221,075
Posted By SteelJM1
No washer for the 2t's afaik. Just sprocket ->...

No washer for the 2t's afaik. Just sprocket -> circlip.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31,630
Views: 7,732,253
Posted By SteelJM1
At least she's helping to counter the counter...

At least she's helping to counter the counter lean

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Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 221,075
Posted By SteelJM1
Aaand success! 321680 Sent from my C6916...

Aaand success!
321680
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Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 221,075
Posted By SteelJM1
Ohhh no. My chain is loosey goosey. Damn near...

Ohhh no. My chain is loosey goosey. Damn near about to fall off. Not really but I get comments on it a lot. I tell people "it's a ktm thing, you wouldn't understand".

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Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 221,075
Posted By SteelJM1
Oh great. Countershaft seal is leaking AGAIN!...

Oh great. Countershaft seal is leaking AGAIN! GODDAMN IT KTM!


*edit: at least it makes for a convenient chain oiler. Leaky countershaft seal > scottoiler lol

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Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 221,075
Posted By SteelJM1
Nah. Just a crutch ;-) Desert got a good...

Nah. Just a crutch ;-)

Desert got a good soaking just now, gonna hit it tomorrow morning!

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Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 221,075
Posted By SteelJM1
The true secret of the sand; gas it! Especially...

The true secret of the sand; gas it! Especially for the smokers.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 221,075
Posted By SteelJM1
And the best part.... No dust! Sent from my...

And the best part.... No dust!

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Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 221,075
Posted By SteelJM1
Rofl! Sent from my C6916 using Tapatalk 2

Rofl!

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Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 221,075
Posted By SteelJM1
Werd, son. Sent from my C6916 using Tapatalk...

Werd, son.

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Forum: The Garage 05-26-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,646
Posted By SteelJM1
And my 07 has 202k on it and nary a hg problem. ...

And my 07 has 202k on it and nary a hg problem.

Now code p0420 on the other hand :-/

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Forum: The Garage 05-25-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,646
Posted By SteelJM1
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,646
Posted By SteelJM1
I ended up taking the sledgehammer to the axle...

I ended up taking the sledgehammer to the axle and it eventually came out. Mushroomed the end of the axle, nothings that a bit of bench grinder couldn't fix. Seems like some of the tolerances that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,090
Posted By SteelJM1
I'm the type where I've been doing it since I was...

I'm the type where I've been doing it since I was 7 in one way or another. I hesitate to say it "defines me".. in a group of my non-riding buddies, yeah I'm known as the motorcycle dude, but in a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,294
Posted By SteelJM1
Nah. The computers can calculate proper reactions...

Nah. The computers can calculate proper reactions to unforeseen obstacles such as a rider riding like a chode much much faster than our our brains can. And that's with a brain paying absolute...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,294
Posted By SteelJM1
Why do you say that? Must have missed my whole...

Why do you say that? Must have missed my whole post where i postulated that autonmous cars would be greatly beneficial to motorcycling.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,294
Posted By SteelJM1
Yet buses and trains are extremely popular where...

Yet buses and trains are extremely popular where they work well - large cities. And they are not dying there, and especially not in europe. Here in the U.S. (with the exception of aforementioned...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,294
Posted By SteelJM1
No, i say the opposite - self- driving cars so...

No, i say the opposite - self- driving cars so that the distracted / drunk / bad drivers can have a ball all the way home while google or whomever drives them there. And those self-driving cars would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 11,740
Posted By SteelJM1
Agreed, but would you be willing to pay the extra...

Agreed, but would you be willing to pay the extra price? Like say, $3000 for a manual transmission since it will only hold 2% of the market?
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,646
Posted By SteelJM1
Except aftermarket half shafts for subaru are...

Except aftermarket half shafts for subaru are terrible. You're best off repacking the joints and hoping for the best or going OEM for NEW axles. It's pretty well known on that various scoobie forums...
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 250,450
Posted By SteelJM1
I did nothing. Absolutely nothing. Didn't even...

I did nothing. Absolutely nothing. Didn't even unlock it.

And enjoyed every second. :freaky
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By SteelJM1
I just bought an 04 wee with 84k on the odo...

I just bought an 04 wee with 84k on the odo :thumbi

Still runs like a top, but I'm friends with the PO and I know he takes good care of his bikes.

MY car also just broke to 200k mark and i'll...
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,924
Posted By SteelJM1
It's not so much about breaking them, it's the...

It's not so much about breaking them, it's the dimensioning of the opening. If it's off a little, you're getting rounded off bolts and nuts. If it's great but the steel sucks, it will wear and back...
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,924
Posted By SteelJM1
Im just glad I got into snap-on a decade ago at a...

Im just glad I got into snap-on a decade ago at a deep student discount when I was going to mechanic school. Now if my 10mm wrenches would just stop WALKING AWAY LIKE THEY GREW LEGS YOU CHEAP...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 221,075
Posted By SteelJM1
Pretty much. I was worried about the fuel range...

Pretty much. I was worried about the fuel range when i got mine at first, but ive found im pretty pooped after ~40 miles of hard single. Ive only ever hit reserve once, and there was a lot of deep...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By SteelJM1
Ah well then yeah. Sand takes some getting used...

Ah well then yeah. Sand takes some getting used to. Just keep at it and the rear braking will come. I compare deep sand riding closer to skiing than motorcycling... for me it works.

Sent from my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By SteelJM1
In the sand, you don't even need much in the way...

In the sand, you don't even need much in the way of brakes anyway. If this is deep sand we're talking, just letting off the throttle will dive the front end into the sand and stop you in a hurry....
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,857
Posted By SteelJM1
Thanks. Looks like it was an epoxy paint with...

Thanks. Looks like it was an epoxy paint with shiny flakes of some crap thrown on. Makes sopping up oil a breeze! And yeah I've been following your garage build. Much more better than mine!

I'm...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,857
Posted By SteelJM1
Tell me about it! But in the end, I'm still...

Tell me about it! But in the end, I'm still stoked. I can paint my walls whatever colors I want, knock holes in just about wherever I want, not have to clean up after slobby roommates and NO ONE CAN...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,857
Posted By SteelJM1
Cool, thanks for the pointers guys. I'll look...

Cool, thanks for the pointers guys. I'll look into them more closely and decide what I want to do, and upload pictures of my build as it happens in a couple of weeks.

Now onto lighting - right now...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,857
Posted By SteelJM1
As far as wood vs. metal, looking up the prices...

As far as wood vs. metal, looking up the prices of metal, I think wood would be better for me. If The benches are designed so that the top can be replaced easily, then that would serve nicely.
...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,857
Posted By SteelJM1
Thanks for the ideas guys. So far, I don't know...

Thanks for the ideas guys. So far, I don't know if you can see in my photo but I have a stainless steel bench that was scored from a school kitchen that they were just going to trash! No wonder...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,857
Posted By SteelJM1
So I bought a new (to me) garage!!!

...And there just happens to be a house attached to it, but enough about that.

So yeah, 2 wide, 2 deep 4 car garage.

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