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Forum: The Garage 05-11-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By zap2504
1971 is not all that "vintage" for auto radios....

1971 is not all that "vintage" for auto radios. Yours should be 12 VDC, negative ground (earth for the Brits) which has been the standard for decades. Just find a different one that does work. There...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6,261
Views: 1,419,337
Posted By zap2504
"Is it normal that oil keep dripping out though...

"Is it normal that oil keep dripping out though (caught like 300ml )? It was on it's side stand this time, last time on a lift and centered.. probably that's why I didnt notice it then. On my last...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,752
Posted By zap2504
You can try completely removing the wiper blades...

You can try completely removing the wiper blades and wrapping the post ends with electrical tape (to prevent scratching the windshield); then go for a high-speed test run.
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 20,301
Posted By zap2504
Agree completely with all your comments! I also...

Agree completely with all your comments! I also think it is achievable w/o any weight penalty - we're talking adjustable here, like in a single seat suspension system that has multiple...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 20,301
Posted By zap2504
+1000! I've also been ranting about this for...

+1000! I've also been ranting about this for years! Even bicycle manufacturers have offered some adjustable ergos (in addition to multiple frame sizes) for decades. I'd guess that the underlying...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-31-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By zap2504
If the cut-off part of the frame/shock mount...

If the cut-off part of the frame/shock mount still has a round frame section visible (I know that the OEM cut-off portion did), you might be able to get a rear frame hoop and the steel slugs that go...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By zap2504
And there are older posts in here for DIY...

And there are older posts in here for DIY versions from old wood/aluminum crutches. You use a piece of heavy-duty hook-and-loop to lock the front brake lever, tilt the bike up on its side stand,...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By zap2504
I was just about to echo this in the form of...

I was just about to echo this in the form of adding a commercial truck backup beeper to the flashing circuits so the operator had no excuse for inattention.

One area that I have seen lacking on...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By zap2504
Something I've saved from past posts (don't...

Something I've saved from past posts (don't remember where) concerning re-vitalizing rubber carb mounts:
"My carb boots on a Honda CB 550 were just completely hard after sitting for 23 years. Just...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 20,301
Posted By zap2504
I also saw that in an on-line review -...

I also saw that in an on-line review - mechanicals taken directly from the home-market CB400 twin. So if the mechanicals are the same as the home-market CB400, which are the same as the export CB500...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By zap2504
Thanks for posting the photos. My camera battery...

Thanks for posting the photos. My camera battery quit right after taking a photo of the MV racer/3-wheel cart in the parking lot. It was a VERY good show!
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,047
Posted By zap2504
Home appliances are all engineered to operate in...

Home appliances are all engineered to operate in typical "conditioned spaces" - no less than 50 degrees during the heating season and no more than 84 degrees in the cooling season. Operating them in...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,343
Posted By zap2504
FWIW: the IRC definition of a conditioned space...

FWIW: the IRC definition of a conditioned space is an area that is heated to 50 degrees during the heating season and cooled to 85 degrees during the cooling season or communicates directly with a...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,343
Posted By zap2504
You actually need the fire protection in any...

You actually need the fire protection in any routinely accessed location (like basements) but not crawl spaces. To avoid the cost/bother of basement drywall, use Thermax foam boards on top of thin...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6,261
Views: 1,419,337
Posted By zap2504
Which shock would this be as Progressive...

Which shock would this be as Progressive Suspension does not list any rear shock for the XT600E? Maybe you meant front fork springs?
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By zap2504
I was thinking about black Zip ties (had not seen...

I was thinking about black Zip ties (had not seen the stainless steel models) or used clamps from ebay. Thought there must be SOME source for narrow clamps that had higher pressure than Zip ties but...
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,343
Posted By zap2504
Everyone else here is spot-on. Spray foam is the...

Everyone else here is spot-on. Spray foam is the best; it is also the most expensive. Foam board cut loosely to fit surrounded with foam-in-a-can (also called "poor man's spray foam") works just as...
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,877
Posted By zap2504
FWIW Costco (at least in our locale) is running a...

FWIW Costco (at least in our locale) is running a sale on these (look in your flyer) at $31.99 ea., #858582.
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By zap2504
Question Reasonable source for fork gaiter clamps?

Looking for a reasonable-cost source for fork gaiter clamps and carb manifold clamps as the wider clamps usually found at auto parts places seem way too wide for the application.
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By zap2504
+1 - provides MUCH more width support for the...

+1 - provides MUCH more width support for the cost (only available on a custom seat where the seat pan is widened), easily removable, seat pockets can be filled with either 2L soda bottles (with...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,867
Posted By zap2504
You have a 750 Seca (it was the only one with the...

You have a 750 Seca (it was the only one with the remote, cable-actuated master cylinder located behind the headlight). If you want to convert to a handlebar-mounted master, many have done that on...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,094
Posted By zap2504
Applicable to MANY bikes of this era with the...

Applicable to MANY bikes of this era with the glass tube style of fuses, not just Yamahas.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,094
Posted By zap2504
FWIW, lots of bikes from this era still came with...

FWIW, lots of bikes from this era still came with ball bearings in the head (See the AllBalls tapered-bearing kits available) and the plastic-sheathed security chain (keyed to the ignition) came on...
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,473
Posted By zap2504
It looks like that drawer has a false front on it...

It looks like that drawer has a false front on it (should have a couple screws inside the drawer to detach). If so, it is just a Melamine-faced particle board with an oak piece tongue-in-groove glued...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6,261
Views: 1,419,337
Posted By zap2504
Doorman - any threads discussing your racks/cases?

Doorman - any threads discussing your racks/cases?
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6,261
Views: 1,419,337
Posted By zap2504
And it can be found ____?

And it can be found ____?
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,102
Posted By zap2504
All excellent suggestions! I would add that the...

All excellent suggestions! I would add that the vest SHOULD also be used for walking at night in all seasons (notice how many coats/jackets are very dark in color?) and can also be used for bicycle...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,545
Posted By zap2504
Incorrect - ALL combustion devices emit a certain...

Incorrect - ALL combustion devices emit a certain percentage of carbon monoxide gas along with other gasses (some of which are also health-threatening - like for asthma and allergies) and water...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,877
Posted By zap2504
Just saw a YouTube video of Matt Risinger where...

Just saw a YouTube video of Matt Risinger where he replaced his two round fluorescents with LED panels (but he admitted to frequent on-off cycles killing his bulbs at least 1/yr). Matt installed the...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,326
Posted By zap2504
I would not bother with this method. Too little...

I would not bother with this method. Too little effectiveness for too much effort. Given that the space we're talking about is .75" (the thickness of the firing strips), poured insulation would give...
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,326
Posted By zap2504
Wow - I ran into some of this stuff when our...

Wow - I ran into some of this stuff when our church team was working on some Superstorm Sandy-damaged houses in NJ. VERY tough stuff! I would just mark a chalk line and use a fiber blade in the...
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,326
Posted By zap2504
If you are talking about 2-part closed-cell spray...

If you are talking about 2-part closed-cell spray foam then this might be doable but you will not be able to see if you successfully filled the entire area. I would cut back the ceiling about a foot...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,326
Posted By zap2504
Cape Cod-style houses are the largest pain to...

Cape Cod-style houses are the largest pain to retrofit properly; brick-clad-on-block gives you no realistic way to insulate unless you add in additional interior walls (even closed-cell foam has an R...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,573
Posted By zap2504
Some more info about insulating both vented and...

Some more info about insulating both vented and un-vented cathedral ceilings (of which yours is of a severe angle):...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,535
Posted By zap2504
Rooms over garages are often problematic -...

Rooms over garages are often problematic - especially older homes and homes with front/rear overhangs. If you have an overhang, you probably also have air leakage into the floor cavity under the...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,573
Posted By zap2504
The interior paneling is allowing all sorts of...

The interior paneling is allowing all sorts of room air to contact the underside of the roof right through the insulation (most types of insulation - except closed-cell spray/panels - allow air to...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,255
Posted By zap2504
New show scheduled for 6-7 March 2015...

New show scheduled for 6-7 March 2015 http://www.martinmoto.com/--modern_classics_home
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,502
Posted By zap2504
Modern Classics Bike Show at Martin Motosports...

Modern Classics Bike Show at Martin Motosports (Boyertown, PA) is on for 6-7 March 2015 http://www.martinmoto.com/--modern_classics_home
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 249,341
Posted By zap2504
Absolutely like the 27 LED lights! Especially...

Absolutely like the 27 LED lights! Especially since they have that hook and magnet for positioning/hanging! I also like the (relatively) new triangle LED light...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,535
Posted By zap2504
Also very important to weatherstrip the hatch -...

Also very important to weatherstrip the hatch - just like any exterior door because for all intents and purposes it IS an outside door, with a lot of heated air pressure behind it.
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