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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-27-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 14,883
Posted By Expatriated
Fishers here. BMW R1200RT. I don't go offroad. ...

Fishers here. BMW R1200RT. I don't go offroad. Well, not intentionally.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By Expatriated
Sweet. Perfect. Thanks. I did a quick Google...

Sweet. Perfect. Thanks. I did a quick Google search for banjo fittings and that's exactly what I need. And they have more in metal than plastic, which is better anyway. I guess if I had known...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By Expatriated
Need Help Suzuki K11P

Probably the first of many threads with that title but here is what I'm working on right now.

The oil outlet coming from the oil tank on the right side has a plastic piece that is hollow and has a...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By Expatriated
NICE! My tag has engine number and frame...

NICE!

My tag has engine number and frame number. The numbers on the frame and engine match this tag so I think everything is good to go.

This bike had everything original, even the key and...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By Expatriated
The PO said that the "68" included in the VIN...

The PO said that the "68" included in the VIN (Frame No) indicates that it was a 68. I have seen several references online to 68 k11P's. These were just titled in 68 but 67 bikes?

Is there...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By Expatriated
Thanks for the info, guys! It helps a lot. ...

Thanks for the info, guys! It helps a lot.

I checked all the engine numbers match the tag and the frame numbers match the frame part of the tag. It's a 2 owner bike, I know the history and it...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By Expatriated
VIN=Engine Number or Frame Number?

Just picked up a 1968 Suzuki K11P today and am going to go through the full hassle of getting a title for it.

I don't see a VIN anywhere. There is a plate that lists model, CC, then Engine Number...
Forum: Racing 08-19-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By Expatriated
That's where the guy was standing when he was...

That's where the guy was standing when he was taking the pictures. On one of the barriers. Normally they advertise those sort of things on the tickets or wherever but I didn't see anything.

My...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4,674
Views: 1,731,086
Posted By Expatriated
From Saturday ...

From Saturday

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e398/expatriated_album/motogp009_zps9b2a139c.jpg





http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e398/expatriated_album/motogp005_zps2cbb96e9.jpg
Forum: Racing 08-19-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By Expatriated
? for those that did a lap around Indy track

Friday night, my son and I did a lap around the track.

There was a photog stationed at one point snapping pics of everyone that went by. Kind of like they do in marathons or on the Dragon.
...
Forum: Racing 08-19-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By Expatriated
A few MotoGP-Indy Pics

Just a few I snapped on Saturday.

Hope everyone got home safely. It was a good race.


http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e398/expatriated_album/motogp010_zps7948ac83.jpg
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Expatriated
All good points, guys, keep them coming. ...

All good points, guys, keep them coming.

For some reason, the tool part is one of my least concerns. Maybe I'm being niave here, but I will investigate a bit more into it. I think one of the...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Expatriated
DIY Shop in Indy--What say you?

Guys, I initially posted this on Garage Journal but it is better suited here probably:


I'd be interested in hearing some input from you guys.

Let's say theoretically I buy a piece of property...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-05-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By Expatriated
That sounds like what I'm interested in. Have...

That sounds like what I'm interested in. Have any more info on that? Cost, times, maybe a website?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-05-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By Expatriated
Central Indiana Motorcross for Kids?

Looking for a place to let my 7 year old ride his Honda 50. I understand the Badlands in Attica, IN has a section just for kids?

He's not trying to race or anything, just have a good time riding...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,213
Posted By Expatriated
Honda XR50 Tire Help!

Help: My son's back tire just went flat and won't hold air. Tire itself is relatively new and looks good. So, I'm guess the tube is bad.

I'd like to get this ready for a ride tomorrow morning. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
Posted By Expatriated
I've been using one exclusively for 5 years now. ...

I've been using one exclusively for 5 years now. Don't know the model but it's the flip-up one. I like it. Got nothing bad to say about it. It's time to order a new one I guess.

My previous...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,487
Posted By Expatriated
Although the maintenance schedule calls for...

Although the maintenance schedule calls for valves to be adjusted, it seems that almost no one actually needs the adjustment at 6k. They are still on from the previous setting. Mine were on. I did...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-08-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,897
Posted By Expatriated
Sweet. I'll definitely bring some food. ...

Sweet. I'll definitely bring some food. Originally from the South, I've mastered my grandmother's pecan pie recipe--I can bring some of those :)

What's the overall attitude of this party? I'm...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-06-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,897
Posted By Expatriated
I live in Fishers so I don't need to camp but it...

I live in Fishers so I don't need to camp but it sounds interesting enough that I think I'll ride on by and hang with some of you guys:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,681
Posted By Expatriated
It's far too clean--get out and get it beat up...

It's far too clean--get out and get it beat up and mean looking :evil

Glad it turned out alright for you.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,294
Posted By Expatriated
I'll have to ride up from Indy and check that...

I'll have to ride up from Indy and check that out. Sounds like a real dedicated motorsports guy and some good brands being carried. I wish you guys the best!!!!!
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,499
Posted By Expatriated
Man, I wish I sold these wrenches--you guys seem...

Man, I wish I sold these wrenches--you guys seem to love them.:D

May I ask what is the attraction? I'm not familiar with this brand--are they extra strong or something? Or, is it the...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,681
Posted By Expatriated
Quote: <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=4...

Quote:
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Forum: The Garage 03-18-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,269
Posted By Expatriated
If you don't have any money, do you at least have...

If you don't have any money, do you at least have any checks left in your checkbook? Just write one of them.

I'd also have some friends over and help out. But, I'm also interested, why can't you...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,062
Posted By Expatriated
Fantastic! That's better than anything I've ever...

Fantastic! That's better than anything I've ever seen at HF.

What did you use for slides?
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,681
Posted By Expatriated
This will go out to you tomorrow. Beat it to...

This will go out to you tomorrow. Beat it to death, try to destroy it and send me pics :)

I tried to make the pockets fit the tools you showed me by trying to replicate some of the same sizes...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,385
Posted By Expatriated
I have a 08 R1200RT. Many of the tools are the...

I have a 08 R1200RT. Many of the tools are the same as yours. I list them in this thread:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=665815

Not pictured are the Wurth feeler gauges you...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,681
Posted By Expatriated
Looking forward to it. Just hope it gets to you...

Looking forward to it. Just hope it gets to you in time. Enjoy your travels and be safe!
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,681
Posted By Expatriated
Production has started. PM inbound.

Production has started. PM inbound.
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,221
Posted By Expatriated
I agree 1000%. It gets worse and worse every day...

I agree 1000%. It gets worse and worse every day there. They are only afloat because of their warranty. But here's the thing, I'd rather have a good tool with no warranty than a mediocre tool that...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Expatriated
$2.59?!?!? Wow, Jim, the DVD business must be...

$2.59?!?!? Wow, Jim, the DVD business must be better than I thought :D That's TWICE the price of mine.

Bed, Bath and Beyond was bad enough, now I've gotta go to Sally's Beauty Supply? Who...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,679
Posted By Expatriated
I would suggest going to www.garagejournal.com...

I would suggest going to www.garagejournal.com forum. There are literally hundreds of people who have already been down the road you're going. You can see everything from plans they did to builds...
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Expatriated
It's tough getting the right amount in there. It...

It's tough getting the right amount in there. It all boils down to the device you use. I've seen many homemade ones but I finally hit on something that works fine for me:
...
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,628
Posted By Expatriated
I've never used clay on my bike (08 RT) but I...

I've never used clay on my bike (08 RT) but I generally do it twice a year on my cars. My experience is this: it gets EVERYTHING off--all the little pieces of dirt, the hard bits of road detritus,...
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,221
Posted By Expatriated
I really think you ought to just stick with Facom...

I really think you ought to just stick with Facom if you can get them over there.

Craftsman is totally hit or miss these days. They still sell big because there are so many Sears around here and...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,644
Views: 1,019,395
Posted By Expatriated
Yeah definitely a decision between the weight vs...

Yeah definitely a decision between the weight vs full-size convenience. I prefer the full-size stuff. I need t50's to break the torque of the rear wheel lugs. I don't feel comfortable relying on a...
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,221
Posted By Expatriated
The new Craftsman premium ratchets have 84 teeth...

The new Craftsman premium ratchets have 84 teeth but still aren't as smooth as a Snap-on 80 tooth. Not sure why.

I think the premium ratchet body is the best Craftsman ratchet ever made. The...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,644
Views: 1,019,395
Posted By Expatriated
The front axle removal tool is in the bottom...

The front axle removal tool is in the bottom right of the photo, directly below the hex keys. The front axle is a 22mm hex. I can use either the other side (19mm nut) with the 19mm socket and...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,644
Views: 1,019,395
Posted By Expatriated
I started a new thread for this, but I guess I...

I started a new thread for this, but I guess I should have stuck it here instead.

Here's what I carry on my 2008 BMW R1200RT:...
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