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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-15-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 70,736
Views: 5,785,705
Posted By snoman002
It seems this thread has gone from bikes to guns...

It seems this thread has gone from bikes to guns before I was able to post, so sorry to bring it back a few pages. I'll try to keep up better next time, lol.

And nah, MoMBA isn't that bad, I've...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,762
Posted By snoman002
If you don't want people to chime in on Your life...

If you don't want people to chime in on Your life then don't give them your life story. Practically none of that story was needed in order to offer a bike recommendation. If the OP didn't want some...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-11-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 70,736
Views: 5,785,705
Posted By snoman002
No bike here, but if you want to buy new check...

No bike here, but if you want to buy new check out WWW.bikedirect.com or WWW.bikesland.com. Not high quality stuff, but somewhere between big box store and expensive mountain bike store.
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 199,349
Posted By snoman002
Go buy a new one and put that one in the box and...

Go buy a new one and put that one in the box and return it...

Or take it apart and lube it with some quality lube. The crap they use is horrible and at least in my experience impact guns are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,673,326
Posted By snoman002
So, three pages of discussion on the purpose of...

So, three pages of discussion on the purpose of the oil separator, including input and diagrams from probably one of the foremost experts on the XRL, describing how it is to allow the recapturing of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,673,326
Posted By snoman002
Did you even read the last 3 pages?

Did you even read the last 3 pages?
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By snoman002
Depends on what you want. Don't mind a beast...

Depends on what you want.

Don't mind a beast of a 'booster' hanging around? Then I would buy a spare battery and cables like has been mentioned.

Want something portable and easily stored? ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,673,326
Posted By snoman002
The big single cylinder doesn't help at all, lots...

The big single cylinder doesn't help at all, lots of pumping of the crankcase fumes going on. At least on a twin the air in the crankcase moves between pistons. You should see the engineering work...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-08-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 70,736
Views: 5,785,705
Posted By snoman002
One bottle of anti-gel and those diesels will be...

One bottle of anti-gel and those diesels will be just fine. Hundreds, no thousands, of diesels running in Minnesota right now and its been -30 there for over a month.

Good oil does make a...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,090
Posted By snoman002
LOL, I have 2 of those. I buy them for my kids...

LOL, I have 2 of those. I buy them for my kids when they are on sale.

They are very functional, and work great for a variety of uses.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-31-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,718
Posted By snoman002
Huh? Second to Honda do I consider Toyota. ...

Huh?

Second to Honda do I consider Toyota. I sold parts for quite a while and we rarely sold Toyota parts (and theatre were plenty of them out there) and when we did they were typically...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-31-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,718
Posted By snoman002
Um, yeah, OK.... That's like saying old cars...

Um, yeah, OK....

That's like saying old cars were better because you knew one guy with 300k on his car, and ignoring the fact that for every one of those cars that went 100k miles 10 died before...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-29-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 70,736
Views: 5,785,705
Posted By snoman002
Kydex is so easy to work with you could just do...

Kydex is so easy to work with you could just do it yourself.

A buddy of mine made his for about $15 in material. The downside is he had to buy about $50 in material to make it, and now has a...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,075
Posted By snoman002
The same camera, but for a cheaper price, is...

The same camera, but for a cheaper price, is available on WWW.monoprice.com as the MHD. $90 or so and it gets excellent reviews.a
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,673,326
Posted By snoman002
I like my fly trekker, mostly. Great...

I like my fly trekker, mostly.

Great visibility. I put on my old helmet (that I liked too) and couldn't believe the difference.

No complaint on the noise.

No real peak lift until illegal...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,090
Posted By snoman002
Ordered a Solar force L2M 980 Lumen. It won't...

Ordered a Solar force L2M
980 Lumen. It won't be that high, but should be 80% of that or so, which is insanely bright.
5 mode clicky.
XM-L2 dropin

The sad thing, 2 batteries and a cheap...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,673,326
Posted By snoman002
HID conversions themselves are not legal so...

HID conversions themselves are not legal so worrying about it is mute.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,718
Posted By snoman002
Yeah, but try and find parts for cars that were...

Yeah, but try and find parts for cars that were not popular, or didn't maintain a legacy.

There will be 2010 cars in 2050, and there will be parts available. Parts for the somewhat collectable,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,673,326
Posted By snoman002
Ah yes, the Cafe Racer classified moto did for...

Ah yes, the Cafe Racer classified moto did for Katie Sackoff of Battlestar Galactica.

They did a few nice xv920's that have inspired me to brush the dust off my old Virago 920 and turn it into a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-18-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 70,736
Views: 5,785,705
Posted By snoman002
The MS6 will actually take the MS3 due to the...

The MS6 will actually take the MS3 due to the awd. My buddies with a tune will do 4 wheel drifts, without a clutch drop (he isn't abusive to his cars). The 6 also has a LSD in the rear. It is MUCH...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-17-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 70,736
Views: 5,785,705
Posted By snoman002
If your looking for a car check out the...

If your looking for a car check out the MazdaSpeed 6. Sporty, stick shift, nicely equipped and reasonably priced on the used market.

Not terribly efficient, 25ish on premium, but a riot. Add a...
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,955
Posted By snoman002
If its an issue on the oil side of the pistons...

If its an issue on the oil side of the pistons try cycle-rx. Damn expensive but it is a great cleaner. ATF is good as well and can be driven on, but lightly. I have run ATF for a couple hundred...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,768
Posted By snoman002
Plenty of options better than helicoils. They...

Plenty of options better than helicoils. They work but other options might be better.

The time-cert looks good as the insert itself is pressed into the metal.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,065
Posted By snoman002
Personally I would support Rox stuff just because...

Personally I would support Rox stuff just because it was a small company started by your average guy. I used to know the man himself many years ago. Just a regular guy up in North Minnesota making...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,955
Posted By snoman002
Plain water... Used it for years. Get the...

Plain water...

Used it for years. Get the engine good and hot, I don't mean operating temp, I mean run it hard and get some good heat into everything. Then squirt plain water don't the throttle...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,673,326
Posted By snoman002
The only practical limit is the overall size of...

The only practical limit is the overall size of the motor and/or the how likely the long thin fin would break. Theoretically the fins could be so long that they would be 'cold' at one end and hot at...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-08-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 191,232
Posted By snoman002
Nah, just get an electronic flasher to run LED's...

Nah, just get an electronic flasher to run LED's on a vehicle. If its on a trailer no change to the flasher is required, nor are resistors, as there is already enough load on the system to get a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,673,326
Posted By snoman002
Tough to run a brick and morter store anymore. ...

Tough to run a brick and morter store anymore. To many middle men, warehouses stocking other warehouses, stocking the store.

I prefer to go into a store, but anymore its a small shop with no...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-04-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,157
Posted By snoman002
I heard of oruxmaps and brouter. I have not...

I heard of oruxmaps and brouter. I have not tried either.

I use navfreeusa for my car and like the fact that it is offline and free.
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,090
Posted By snoman002
Maybe I should change 'cheap flashlight' to...

Maybe I should change 'cheap flashlight' to 'cheap flashlight in the world of expensive flashlights'? Perhaps that was my mistake, I wasn't looking for a cheap $1.99 flashlight, I have plenty of...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,090
Posted By snoman002
How about options, not opinions? I would...

How about options, not opinions?

I would like to get a nice light and not throw my money away. I'm also not looking to buy a cheap thing to make dark places not so dark.

Some guys like knives,...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,090
Posted By snoman002
I could see myself having a flashlight thing, but...

I could see myself having a flashlight thing, but I don't, yet!

In actuality, I would love to make them. I am debating buying a mill and lathe in the spring and some flashlights are destinctly on...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,090
Posted By snoman002
Help me pick a good (not so cheap?) flashlight

It seems that the popularity of small affordable, and high power, LED flashlights has exploded.

I would like to find a reasonable priced (~$30) small form factor (pocketable, but does not have to...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By snoman002
I have yet to switch to ATF, but it is on my...

I have yet to switch to ATF, but it is on my list.

With some scouring of the MSDS across brands of ATF you will find that their viscosity is varied. So it is possible to vary the thickness of the...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By snoman002
Part of the reason, but not the primary one. ...

Part of the reason, but not the primary one.

The remote resivior is where the fluid that is displaced by the shock rod when the shock is compressed goes. By having a chamber for the fluid there...
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By snoman002
If you know what oil is in there you can find the...

If you know what oil is in there you can find the viscosity at 33 degrees and then you should be able to find some oil that matches that viscosity at your normal riding temperatures.

Check out...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-29-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,537
Posted By snoman002
m.youtube.com/watch?v=v8mMQbEkr8w Sand...

m.youtube.com/watch?v=v8mMQbEkr8w

Sand bending, notice the multiple radius turn and the up and down sweep of the final pipe. Those pipes are not just two bends, they have multiple angles to each...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-29-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,537
Posted By snoman002
I read about this a few (maybe 10) years ago. ...

I read about this a few (maybe 10) years ago.

Very neat trick, and applicable to more than exhaust pipe. Some guys were bending pipes 4' in diameter. As mentioned, dry the sand beforehand.

A...
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,665
Posted By snoman002
Why do people think southern coastal states are...

Why do people think southern coastal states are the only ones with high humidity? I lived in MN for the first 24 years of my life and the humidity in the summer up there was worse than any humidity...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,205
Posted By snoman002
Search for the Top Gear Toyota pickup truck...

Search for the Top Gear Toyota pickup truck episode, all you ever need to know.
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