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Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 690
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Posted By dmftoy1
British racing green of course.m :)

British racing green of course.m :)
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 101,742
Posted By dmftoy1
Hopefully by spring. :). Rebuilding brakes and...

Hopefully by spring. :). Rebuilding brakes and tranny right now. All the paintwork is done
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 101,742
Posted By dmftoy1
Got the engine back in the frame on my 68...

Got the engine back in the frame on my 68 commando this weekendhttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/27/7126e1d9d63025bd65617c3f173883a5.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 878
Posted By dmftoy1
I don't have an ultrasonic cleaner but around...

I don't have an ultrasonic cleaner but around here you can still buy the good carb cleaner in a 1 gallon can with trays to suspend the bits in it. 20-30 minutes in there and a can of carb cleaner...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 101,742
Posted By dmftoy1
Timing set installed this...

Timing set installed this afternoon.http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/31/5332059ac4d6ab8323b42087151a5f2d.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 101,742
Posted By dmftoy1
I got lucky and only had to redo once. My guess...

I got lucky and only had to redo once. My guess of starting out with .004 shim turned out to not give me enough end float. :)
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 101,742
Posted By dmftoy1
Setting the crank end float on my 68 commando...

Setting the crank end float on my 68 commando after washing my cases while the wife was out.
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Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 101,742
Posted By dmftoy1
Here's the barrel of mine getting prepped for...

Here's the barrel of mine getting prepped for the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 85,616
Posted By dmftoy1
+1 - what he said. Hoping you're in warmer...

+1 - what he said. Hoping you're in warmer climates by the time you read this. If you're ever in Central IL and need tire service shout. ;)
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 85,616
Posted By dmftoy1
Enjoy reading your thread - hope for a speedy...

Enjoy reading your thread - hope for a speedy recovery. Might needs custom gloves looking at that finger ;).
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,052
Posted By dmftoy1
Any idea what the oldest bike in the world is still in the original shipping ...

At the chief Blackhawk swap meet in davenport this year a guy had a harley from the 20's, think it was a 29.
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By dmftoy1
I'm not 100% sure but I think they're the same,...

I'm not 100% sure but I think they're the same, difference being the swingarm. Have you checked the parts fiche at maxbmw.com? If the part # is the same you'll know
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By dmftoy1
Tagging as mine leaks too and I want to follow

Tagging as mine leaks too and I want to follow
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,200
Posted By dmftoy1
Did an ATV in attics In on a 100yd long hill of...

Did an ATV in attics In on a 100yd long hill of concrete tailings. . . Bike endo'd all the way to the bottom. Rode it back to the truck with two seriously u-shaped axles
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,902
Posted By dmftoy1
Remember to disconnect battery before pulling...

Remember to disconnect battery before pulling timing cover!!

(Following thread and enjoying every minute)
Forum: The Garage 10-01-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,117
Posted By dmftoy1
Did you leave tire in sun for awhile? Technique...

Did you leave tire in sun for awhile? Technique and lube are your friends. . .if it seems impossible you're doing something wrong and most common mistake is not keep bead away from where you're...
Forum: The Garage 10-01-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,736
Views: 371,778
Posted By dmftoy1
You control the plating thickness by the amount...

You control the plating thickness by the amount of time and to some extent the voltage. I've put a wrench on them a few times and can't see any removal of the plating. You also have the ability...
Forum: The Garage 10-01-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2,736
Views: 371,778
Posted By dmftoy1
Its completely homemade and I was able to piece...

Its completely homemade and I was able to piece it together for almost zero cost other than the simple safe household chemicals and the two swamp cooler zinc anodes. I think it cost me $25 by the...
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2,736
Views: 371,778
Posted By dmftoy1
Cleaned the rust off of my nuts and zinc plated...

Cleaned the rust off of my nuts and zinc plated them (68 Norton Commando)

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/28/f550b87f3323526ddb4cc203952a92ea.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,833
Posted By dmftoy1
I'd call customer service as mine came with 2 USB...

I'd call customer service as mine came with 2 USB cables and two car chargers. Fwiw
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 61,515
Posted By dmftoy1
Yup, it's in the release notes for the upgrade. ...

Yup, it's in the release notes for the upgrade. I like it better than double tap
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 61,515
Posted By dmftoy1
I'm behind a windscreen wife rides naked. . ....

I'm behind a windscreen wife rides naked. . . .heh heh heh
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 61,515
Posted By dmftoy1
Just checked and ours are 1406xxxxxx

Just checked and ours are 1406xxxxxx
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 61,515
Posted By dmftoy1
3 days in the rain last weekend with a pair of...

3 days in the rain last weekend with a pair of them and zero issues. Rain level varied from all day light misting to torrential downpours and zero issues. (Also a day and 1/2 riding solo addl on...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,767
Posted By dmftoy1
Shipped a 69 Bonneville to a friend in England...

Shipped a 69 Bonneville to a friend in England and he requested that I coat bike in it. Arrived there looking great and he was happy. Said it smoked a fair bit the first time he fired it up and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By dmftoy1
Did you check for firmware upgrade?

Did you check for firmware upgrade?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,236
Posted By dmftoy1
Yup, it's there

Yup, it's there
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,570
Posted By dmftoy1
I've owned two and they were great bikes for what...

I've owned two and they were great bikes for what they were. Always seemed to track fine, etc
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,349
Posted By dmftoy1
Astroglide is what a lot of folks use but any...

Astroglide is what a lot of folks use but any water based lube will work. Walk into Walmart and ask if you can order a gallon of astroglide and check out the looks you get
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,443
Posted By dmftoy1
Two negatives - 1 - you have to be careful...

Two negatives -

1 - you have to be careful not to get them spilled into your wheel bearings when you change a tubeless tire.
2 - they took out the TPM's on my buddies new Concours cost 140 to...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 61,515
Posted By dmftoy1
Fwiw - the smartphone app has a users guide built...

Fwiw - the smartphone app has a users guide built in which is really nice. You can easily adjust settings, set radio presets, speed dialing, etc. so far pretty tickled with mine
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,349
Posted By dmftoy1
I've had good luck with the motion pro's Key...

I've had good luck with the motion pro's

Key thing to changing a tire is getting opposite side bead down in the drop center. I use 8" irons and if it's too hard then it's time to step back, have...
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,704
Posted By dmftoy1
Quincy 220v 5hp two stage with 60 gallon tank is...

Quincy 220v 5hp two stage with 60 gallon tank is what I went with and I love it. Was really hard to pull the trigger but is so much more usable than the pos craftsman 220v 30 gallon 5hp I had...
Forum: Vendors 07-20-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 27,008
Posted By dmftoy1
Can't speak to Mac, but beta I'm playing with...

Can't speak to Mac, but beta I'm playing with works great on iPhone and iPad
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,420
Posted By dmftoy1
On mine I just removed the Allen head holding it...

On mine I just removed the Allen head holding it in and went for a ride. Stopped after about five miles and used the needle nose pliers on my multi tool to put them out. (When hot they come right...
Forum: Americas 07-19-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By dmftoy1
Get yourself a compression sack. I keep my...

Get yourself a compression sack. I keep my gloves, liner and controller in one and it doesn't take much space and is wonderful to have if I need it.

Ymmv
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,959
Posted By dmftoy1
I'm used to our crayfish. . . .but those things...

I'm used to our crayfish. . . .but those things are HUGE!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,656
Posted By dmftoy1
You must be my long lost twin brother. :)

You must be my long lost twin brother. :)
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,656
Posted By dmftoy1
The biggest lie about old motorcycles is that if...

The biggest lie about old motorcycles is that if you restore them you'll get even close to what you've got into the bike back out of it if you want to sell it. (74 R90/6 & 68 Norton Commando)
Forum: Face plant 05-04-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,656
Posted By dmftoy1
Our local boat ramps get that stuff. . . You...

Our local boat ramps get that stuff. . . You can't even stand on it. If a rear wheel drive vehicle gets its wheels on it then it is going in the lake
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