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Forum: The Garage 10-19-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By tvpierce
Google "Stimson Marine bow roof shed"

Google "Stimson Marine bow roof shed"
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By tvpierce
Good question. I've never used it in a closed...

Good question. I've never used it in a closed area.
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By tvpierce
For places where carpet isn't possible: Grace...

For places where carpet isn't possible: Grace ice & water shield (or other brand of self adhesive roofing underlayment). Used for roofing in cold climates.
...
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By tvpierce
Absolute Lock & Key ...

Absolute Lock & Key

https://www.allmotorcyclekeys.com

Don't know if he can cut from code. You''l have to contact him to find out.

Can't a dealer order keys based on VIN?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 959
Posted By tvpierce
I've never heard of an HMO that didn't have a...

I've never heard of an HMO that didn't have a mail order Rx plan -- and most of those only work on 3 month intervals. That's their business model: cuts paperwork, billing, shipping by 2/3.

In any...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,219
Posted By tvpierce
Like the series... have seen several of them. ...

Like the series... have seen several of them. But, why SJP? I'm sure she's a perfectly lovely person, but she's not a comedian, is she?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,689
Posted By tvpierce
Cool project! Boy, those front forks look...

Cool project!

Boy, those front forks look long.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,852
Posted By tvpierce
Just wondering... how do you know the driver of...

Just wondering... how do you know the driver of the passing car didn't signal? You were looking the other way when he pulled into the passing lane.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 46,527
Posted By tvpierce
- 17mm box end wrench (cheapo, but fine) - Pair...

- 17mm box end wrench (cheapo, but fine)
- Pair of Snap-On pliers (nice... use them all the time)
- Various bungie chords
- Cordless LED mechanic's work light (nice)
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,361
Posted By tvpierce
My first thought would be to tap into the...

My first thought would be to tap into the taillight wire.

Wouldn't tapping into your low beam make your accessories turn off when you switch on your high beam?
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,223
Posted By tvpierce
+1 That's what I use too.

+1

That's what I use too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,852
Posted By tvpierce
+1 In the US, that center line would be...

+1

In the US, that center line would be solid because of the intersection.
Unless it's different in Canada, a broken center line means he can legally pass. Doesn't that mean side entering...
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tvpierce
You mis-read a post somewhere. At no point did...

You mis-read a post somewhere. At no point did anyone claim reference O2 was introduced through the threads. The claim -- which was substantiated with the Bosch literature -- was that reference O2...
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,343
Posted By tvpierce
How'd you make your right angle screwdriver?

How'd you make your right angle screwdriver?
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tvpierce
Believe it or not, it's not BS... but it may be...

Believe it or not, it's not BS... but it may be outdated.

Here's a really good, short discussion on the topic -- complete with quotes directly from engineers at the manufacturer (Walker in this...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,481
Posted By tvpierce
http://www.harborfreight.com/30-inch-magnetic-swee...

http://www.harborfreight.com/30-inch-magnetic-sweeper-with-wheels-93245.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,215
Posted By tvpierce
I always wave to scooters. I feel like I have...

I always wave to scooters. I feel like I have lots in common with them: to both of us, our two wheels are economical, fun transportation.

Conversely, to most of the people I encounter on...
Forum: The Garage 09-06-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By tvpierce
Honda CX500 used a 13mm MC. It had a single disc...

Honda CX500 used a 13mm MC. It had a single disc front brake.

Replacements are common on ebay for dirt cheap.
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,511
Posted By tvpierce
+1 My auto parts store says ATF and gear oil...

+1

My auto parts store says ATF and gear oil are OK to go in with motor oil... but not gasoline.

I've heard DOT 3 & 4 brake fluid is OK too... but have not confirmed that.
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,637
Posted By tvpierce
Another old time country solution for disposing...

Another old time country solution for disposing of oil:

"Keeping the dust down" on dirt roads. Drizzled or otherwise applied through some crude dispensing system.

They'd lock you up an throw...
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,482
Posted By tvpierce
Looks like T1-11. I believe it comes with in a...

Looks like T1-11. I believe it comes with in a variety of widths between the grooves/rabbets.
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,577
Posted By tvpierce
Just had to clean out small connections on a...

Just had to clean out small connections on a multi-pin connector on my Yamaha outboard -- this worked well on the female contacts:

Get a piece of good quality (3M) 800+ grit wet sand paper. Cut...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By tvpierce
May want to try Plasti-dip. Amazing stuff --...

May want to try Plasti-dip. Amazing stuff -- certainly not permanent though.
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,293
Posted By tvpierce
Fiberglass will work better. Ever tried to burn...

Fiberglass will work better. Ever tried to burn fiberglass insulation? It doesn't! :deal
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 351,256
Posted By tvpierce
Is it normal to wash your driveway? I've never ...

Is it normal to wash your driveway? I've never felt a need to do that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 20,332
Posted By tvpierce
No kidding. Is this the moto equivalent of...

No kidding.

Is this the moto equivalent of two girls showing up at the prom wearing the same dress? :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 20,332
Posted By tvpierce
Hell yah! Like traveling with a parts bike. ...

Hell yah! Like traveling with a parts bike.

Got a problem? No problem! Wait till your traveling companion goes to sleep, then swap what you need.

In the morning: "Hmm, that's odd,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By tvpierce
Thanks all. Not sure I want to get into...

Thanks all.

Not sure I want to get into altering the fueling -- my bike doesn't exhibit any surging -- I'm pretty happy with the "drivablity". Its just the low and mid-range torque is pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By tvpierce
Hi Def. No, definitely not looking for more...

Hi Def.

No, definitely not looking for more HP. In fact less peak HP, and a wider (lower RPM) torque band would be ideal for me.

From what I've read, the GS tubes will help widen the torque...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By tvpierce
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By tvpierce
DIY Pink CCP

Doing my research on this... I have a set of GS tubes, and want to experiment with my '96 R1100-RT. But just want to confirm something.

According to this site:

(See Part-2, Option-6)
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,612
Posted By tvpierce
I too am tri-curious. :D But I can't see...

I too am tri-curious. :D

But I can't see myself owning a Can Am. Not because I'm philosophically opposed to them, they just don't do anything for me.

Now the Polaris and the Morgan on the...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,203
Views: 288,975
Posted By tvpierce
Let me rephrase that: I realize it moves...

Let me rephrase that:

I realize it moves physically -- that's the why it works for time-lapse.

My question is, What powers the rotational movement? (110v AC, battery, etc.)
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,203
Views: 288,975
Posted By tvpierce
is that timer battery powered?

is that timer battery powered?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,076
Posted By tvpierce
I leave mine on the right side passenger peg of...

I leave mine on the right side passenger peg of my RT all the time. (single exhaust is on the opposite side) But I live in a place where shit-baggery is relatively uncommon.
:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By tvpierce
I've described it as "shaking a handful of gravel...

I've described it as "shaking a handful of gravel in a coffee can."

That's how you know it's running right!:D
Forum: The Garage 07-23-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By tvpierce
Just reporting back with an update on this: ...

Just reporting back with an update on this:

Mouthfulloflakes, you were dead nuts on with this.

Two of the three cylinders were super easy -- just grabbed the wire with a pair of pliers, and it...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,280
Posted By tvpierce
At that price, just buy it and work on it at...

At that price, just buy it and work on it at home. Absolute worse case scenario is that you can't figure out what's wrong with it, or when you do, it's too expensive to fix. (which seems highly...
Forum: The Garage 07-15-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By tvpierce
Great info... thanks! :clap I think I'll try...

Great info... thanks! :clap

I think I'll try to DIY it -- seems like a simple task.
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By tvpierce
I leave the pads in place.

I leave the pads in place.
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