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Old 04-27-2014, 08:05 PM   #496
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I've never named a bike before. I think I will name mine after Jenna, in hopes that it too will be unstoppable!
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Hemp: The strongest natural fiber in the world, and the most nutritious plant on earth.....why is this illegal again?
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:14 AM   #497
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:45 AM   #498
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.... This bike has taught me so much, as though it screamed "take me apart and figure out how to fix me".....I'll attack just about anything mechanical and even electrical.
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:55 AM   #499
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pishaw, I'm naming the firstborn dog in our next litter Jenna, then I'm shaving one leg and it's getting a replica sleeve tattoo.

re. tapping the plug hole in place--if you must--much better to do it with no grease, engine positioned right before exhaust valve opens, do the dirty work, then rotate just enough to open the exhaust valve and blow the swarf out into the header. I did it on quite a few customer's bikes back in the day because they were cheap, but I wouldn't do it to mine or a friend's unless it had to be . . ..
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Old 04-28-2014, 10:24 AM   #500
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hahahahaha

Always with the quality advice!
I have also taped a straw into a shop vac hose, so I can suck the worst out, then let the piston blow the rest back out the plug hole.
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Old 04-28-2014, 05:25 PM   #501
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hahahahaha

Always with the quality advice!
I have also taped a straw into a shop vac hose, so I can suck the worst out, then let the piston blow the rest back out the plug hole.
yeah, being a dipshit I'd still probably spend an extra few pennies taking it apart. I have 4 powerful HEPA wood floor vacs I experimented with. But I didn't think about a straw....good idea. I was just surprised as how the top of the tap pushed the grease and chips out.
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Old 04-30-2014, 06:11 PM   #502
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Truck lite install...

Can't show you any pics of light output....I'll try to get them later.

Here's the new and old bucket...

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The bucket took a 5/16-24 pitch....weird ass size.

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It does protrude...



Way easier than having the screw clip on the bottom of the bucket ala BMW....



Ready to go in....



Side view....



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Old 04-30-2014, 08:22 PM   #503
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Nice job figuring that all out! Can't wait to hear how it turns out for you!
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Old 05-01-2014, 07:07 AM   #504
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Are you going to be able to fit a guard on it Jenna? Not like you've been known to do some rough stuff but you know - just sayin...
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Old 05-01-2014, 12:15 PM   #505
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Are you going to be able to fit a guard on it Jenna? Not like you've been known to do some rough stuff but you know - just sayin...
Nope....and if I did it would have to be clear. The screen was making the light even dirtier. I scratched the lens somehow, but it is supposed to be almost bullet-proof. They are military grade.
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Old 05-02-2014, 12:53 AM   #506
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Light pics...

Sorry, best I could do for measuring purposes. As I said the light is very "dirty", there is almost a "V" in the center of the distribution. It gives off good useable light in someplaces, and fragmented at best in others. I did know about this, but it's hard to judge from a picture.

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The house in the background next to the pole is about 350'. I still run my spot and flood LED in conjunction with the headlight and they fill in the "blanks", but much better than the stock halo. If I had loads of cash, I would go with the jw speaker version.
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Old 05-02-2014, 08:15 AM   #507
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Heya, Jenna!

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Old 05-02-2014, 02:41 PM   #508
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Old 05-12-2014, 04:49 PM   #509
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Old 05-12-2014, 04:51 PM   #510
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Thats sweet. I've been finding I'm turning mine down a lot, lately.. but I've been in less sand than its useful for.

ANyhow HEY I sent you a text.. you check?
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