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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7,168
Views: 431,451
Posted By David R
Thank you sir for bringing it closer to me. ...

Thank you sir for bringing it closer to me.

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7,168
Views: 431,451
Posted By David R
Sweet!

Is that YOUR bike? :D

3 hours, 186 miles.
Sweet!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,889
Views: 117,647
Posted By David R
The only way that could be a better picture is...

The only way that could be a better picture is if MY bike was in it.

I need a better hint. Google the name on the sign and it takes me to Florida.

Thanks for the awesome capture of the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 179,593
Posted By David R
250 to a 350

In the kitchen!

Its not square feet.
At the time I was single. Could not do that today....

http://fudpucker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mypics/i-Rnh4Smc/0/XL/025-XL.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 447,314
Posted By David R
I have a 2000 R11100RT I bought in 2010 with...

I have a 2000 R11100RT I bought in 2010 with 100,000 miles on it. I put another 40,000 on it then bought my R1200R. It is a great bike.
...
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,199
Posted By David R
I change tungsten as SOON as its contaminated. ...

I change tungsten as SOON as its contaminated.

I keep them in a dish. Batch sharpening is the way to go.
...
Forum: Regional forums 04-14-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 185,694
Posted By David R
I am a dipshit. Nut ships today. Priority 2...

I am a dipshit. Nut ships today. Priority 2 day mail.

David

Edit: Your new nut shoud show up today. Feel free to personalize it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7,168
Views: 431,451
Posted By David R
Too far for me. Was thinking about it today,...

Too far for me. Was thinking about it today, but wind and rain in the forecast. May have to grab the ny/pa tag.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-11-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 464,383
Posted By David R
Laugh Looks like we are in!

Hope we see you there. :clap

David and Michele
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,238
Posted By David R
No need to bleed. The air will find its way out....

No need to bleed. The air will find its way out.

Your radiator cap has a valve in it to allow coolant from the recovery tank to go back into the system as the engine cools down. This keeps the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 464,383
Posted By David R
I'm inn!

Looks like I am going, leaving from Miss Batavia around 10:00

All are welcome to ride along. I will be taking the trike for its first day trip . Won't be a really fast ride....... We can...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 464,383
Posted By David R
With a little luck and a tail wind..... :D

With a little luck and a tail wind..... :D
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,238
Posted By David R
Flat rate is about 5 hours complete. you have to...

Flat rate is about 5 hours complete. you have to drain the cooling system to change the gasket. Pushrods may not all be the same length, check first, depends on the engine. If I do it start to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 447,314
Posted By David R
I did and I have loved it for 33,000 miles so...

I did and I have loved it for 33,000 miles so far.

David
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,238
Posted By David R
All interesting. Clean off the head and...

All interesting.

Clean off the head and intake manifold. Run the engine, FIND the leak. Fix what is broken.

Or you can start at the intake and if no results there, keep going to the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By David R
Do the same for ground. Clean and tighten. ...

Do the same for ground. Clean and tighten.

I cant bump start my bike because its a 1200 twin. R1200R. I am just a little shit

David
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By David R
Only my two cents. GET a volt meter or...

Only my two cents.


GET a volt meter or even a test light.

Ground the test light or volt meter.

Put the test light on each of the starter relay terminals with the starter button held in. It...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-03-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7,168
Views: 431,451
Posted By David R
Laugh NOT a GRAB

Not the tag. Just some old memories.

http://fudpucker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mypics/i-zRQfSXt/0/XL/018-XL.jpg

Won't be long now. We rode yesterday for a short time.

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 464,383
Posted By David R
First Ride

Today was the day. Left work early, just in time for it to rain. After a while it stopped and the wind dried the road. For the first time I putted through the swamps past Tripps place to pick up a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-01-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,407
Posted By David R
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 698
Posted By David R
I would take it apart and clean it. If the pads...

I would take it apart and clean it. If the pads are new they may do that until they are bedded in.

Measure the rotor with a micrometer. I bet its fine.

Motorcycle rotors are just discard....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,314
Posted By David R
I have a 2012 R1200R with traction control. ...

I have a 2012 R1200R with traction control.

The day I bought it, i was putting around. Manual says keep it under 4,000 RPM, so I did.

I thouight this thing has some balls, so I whacked...
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By David R
Stick your finger in the hole :rofl ...

Stick your finger in the hole :rofl

Looking at the rockers they should all be a little loose (before you messed with them) on the side that is on compression. Other cylinder will have some...
Forum: Regional forums 03-28-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 185,694
Posted By David R
I will gladly make and ship another nut. ...

I will gladly make and ship another nut.


We still have snow.

Sent from my KFTT using Tapatalk HD
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 7,168
Views: 431,451
Posted By David R
250 miles, 4.5 hours each way. I have checked a...

250 miles, 4.5 hours each way. I have checked a few times. We have fresh snow this morning. I did get out and ride Friday March 13 for 20 minutes.

David
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,199
Posted By David R
Hanshotfirst

I Knurled the front strap of my 45. I put the correct size rod in the grip frame and knurled the front strap turning the lathe chuck by had back and forth. You can see it a liittle here. They...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,199
Posted By David R
1/16" stainless? TIG is the way to go. ...

1/16" stainless? TIG is the way to go.

David
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,270
Posted By David R
After I rebuild an engine, I start it and watch...

After I rebuild an engine, I start it and watch for oil pressure. I usually have oil flowing before actually firing the engine up, JUST LIKE GM DOES.

Then let it idle for a few minutes with a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-15-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 179,593
Posted By David R
I took the trike out for 1/2 mile each way on dry...

I took the trike out for 1/2 mile each way on dry road. Its the first time ever on a trike for me. Its kinda cool. Then I took the BMW to town for a longer ride. That one got hosed off when I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,270
Posted By David R
My two cents

I have written this before.

Breaking in your engine is more than rings. Cam chains, Transmission gears, crank bearings, Oil pump, counteshaft bearings and gears.....

These things all need to...
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,708
Posted By David R
If the welds got good penetration then the tube...

If the welds got good penetration then the tube will distort. They look like good welds. Short arc MIG puts less heat in than TIG or stick. Preheat the tube will help, but will not stop it from...
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,453
Posted By David R
If you know its adjusted correctly, leave it....

If you know its adjusted correctly, leave it. Soak the carb and blow out every passage. Its not going to fall out later....

Soak in carb cleaner may loosen it up.

David
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,199
Posted By David R
boardrider247, Clean the cover with solvent of...

boardrider247, Clean the cover with solvent of your choice. Do not use brakleen. Wire brush the groove or use a carbide burr (for aluminum or it loads up). I would run the tig torch over the...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,199
Posted By David R
^What he said^. Clean, Clean, Clean! ...

^What he said^.

Clean, Clean, Clean!

How many amps are you using?

What diameter is the 4043. Pure aluminum will flow to anything.

I buy grinder wheels made for aluminum.
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,199
Posted By David R
I see 33 lbs of aggravation. Chuck it! ...

I see 33 lbs of aggravation. Chuck it!

David.
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,199
Posted By David R
Acetone in the gas produces a purple flame. ...

Acetone in the gas produces a purple flame. Don't breathe the fumes.

David
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,199
Posted By David R
I think he is referring to Bare Wire (ER70s-6)...

I think he is referring to Bare Wire (ER70s-6) opposed to flux core or dual shield.

David
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,190,576
Posted By David R
Thank you :1drink

Thank you :1drink
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,199
Posted By David R
Bill 66, the rule of thumb is for wire or TIG,...

Bill 66, the rule of thumb is for wire or TIG, not stick where the amps are set by rod size. It also says in one pass. So yes you can weld 3/8 with 300 amps There is a welding paramater guide on...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 658,199
Posted By David R
3/16" is about all that machine can handle. ...

3/16" is about all that machine can handle. Bevel both sides keeping the gun almost straight in and close to the work and weave. I weld the pieces together, not weld the groove. As in pausing...
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