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Forum: The Garage 03-14-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 182,051
Posted By Fitero
Citric Acid can be picked up in any...

Citric Acid can be picked up in any brewer/distiller/wine maker supply store in bulk as well.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-24-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 50,173
Posted By Fitero
Awsome! :clap

Awsome! :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,569
Posted By Fitero
In the 90's, when I had a motorcycle shop, I had...

In the 90's, when I had a motorcycle shop, I had a German customer who brought me a couple of those shovelheads that he had purchased while doing some engineering work in Iran. I was stunned to see...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 73,007
Posted By Fitero
I get a chuckle when I remember Harley's ad...

I get a chuckle when I remember Harley's ad campaign in the teens, touting the "silent grey fellow" that allowed motorcycle cops to creep up on unsuspecting speed violators 'cause their Harley was...
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By Fitero
You have already offended the populous by...

You have already offended the populous by omitting the requisite in situ photographs! No recommendations will be forthcoming until your egregious behavior is corrected.... You've been warned. :D
...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,623
Posted By Fitero
Another option with a good reputation :...

Another option with a good reputation : http://www.warkshop.com/
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 871,989
Posted By Fitero
:eek1 :bow:tb I think that sais it all eh?

:eek1 :bow:tb I think that sais it all eh?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 871,989
Posted By Fitero
You are right, a blanket statement doesn't cover...

You are right, a blanket statement doesn't cover all iterations. Common sense applied here is the key.
Unrestored, unmolested, I agree.... too many antique things have had their values stripped...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 871,989
Posted By Fitero
Hey Sveger, I was actually complimenting you!...

Hey Sveger,
I was actually complimenting you! :clap
What I meant by "investment owner", are the ones who purchase these bikes merely as financial investments. They don't love these bikes, don't...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 871,989
Posted By Fitero
:tb Henderson.....and not an "investment owner"...

:tb Henderson.....and not an "investment owner" in sight!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 55,179
Posted By Fitero
I love the look on your dog's face! Not too...

I love the look on your dog's face! Not too bright, but game for a ride in the truck, a thrown stick, anything! :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 871,989
Posted By Fitero
I think the intake cover is gorgeous! I...

I think the intake cover is gorgeous!
I absolutely hate the mix of knuckle/pan heads! Like so many other customizations, I think it is such a waste of effort and materials. I guess I am a slave...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,437
Posted By Fitero
I agree; you could mod it, but you shouldn't. To...

I agree; you could mod it, but you shouldn't. To my eyes, it just needs a bit of "weight" on the front headlight area. A small screen, or an even better small fairing from the Spada would complete...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By Fitero
Just a suggestion: Buy a cheap digital...

Just a suggestion:

Buy a cheap digital camera to keep exclusively in the garage, and use it to take LOTS of photos of assemblies BEFORE you begin to take them apart.

Buy and use lots of cheap...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,598
Posted By Fitero
I had a 79 RS, a 92 RS, then a 04 RT, which I...

I had a 79 RS, a 92 RS, then a 04 RT, which I sold 4 years ago to buy a 92 R.

I won't be buying any more BMW's unless I wreck this one. Granted, I am getting older, but I don't experience the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-22-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 245,253
Posted By Fitero
Portillo de Lunada, Cantabria

Portillo de Lunada, Cantabria
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,819
Posted By Fitero
Nobody has mentioned, that of all the Harleys,...

Nobody has mentioned, that of all the Harleys, the 1200cc shovelhead with points has the nicest, slow, loping idle of ANY Harley that I ever heard.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,559
Posted By Fitero
Check this setup out: ...

Check this setup out:

http://www.siebenrock.com/de/produkte/technik/1811005.html
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,722
Posted By Fitero
Awesome!!! :clap

Awesome!!! :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By Fitero
Yep....gear dog teeth is what those are. Time...

Yep....gear dog teeth is what those are.
Time to pull apart further eh? Bummer.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-17-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Fitero
So, theoretically, by using a 11mm taller tire in...

So, theoretically, by using a 11mm taller tire in the rear, you are going to lose stability, and cause it to steer faster, more nervously.

Someone correct me if I am wrong....I'm used to it.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,322
Posted By Fitero
Beautifully done, piece of art.... It's...

Beautifully done, piece of art....

It's interesting how each of us focus on different things.

My pet peeve, is when bike builders mix fastener and fitting finishes. Drives me nuts.

Make...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11,608
Views: 1,553,174
Posted By Fitero
Those look like Pelican cases to me...

Those look like Pelican cases to me...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,017
Posted By Fitero
Nice looking bike! Except for the god-awful seat...

Nice looking bike! Except for the god-awful seat and fish-tails!

I had a 83 Spada, and loved it! There is one for sale close by, that I am trying my hardest to ignore.... Times are not right to...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,419
Posted By Fitero
No, I said what I meant (loony or not). The one...

No, I said what I meant (loony or not). The one on BomberDaves' bike is the one I like. The 40 and later (not including the last, telescopic Chief fender) is nice too, but just a hair over the top...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,419
Posted By Fitero
I have always thought that the rear fender, of...

I have always thought that the rear fender, of that vintage Chief, was the most perfectly proportioned fender ever made......

Bead blaster, and brass brushes are going to be your favorite tools...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,419
Posted By Fitero
Congrats! I for one, understand completely! ...

Congrats!
I for one, understand completely!
I have long wanted either a 101 or a Chief basket case to make into a daily rider.

Pics?
Forum: Airheads 11-26-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 72,266
Posted By Fitero
Nice looking bike!!! I'm one of those, who...

Nice looking bike!!!
I'm one of those, who thinks that you would be going in the wrong direction by adding chrome to this nice sober bike. Chrome is for cruisers and such.
Taste is very...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 72,266
Posted By Fitero
You get a good feeling for a person's intentions...

You get a good feeling for a person's intentions reading the ads carefully, and through the following e-mails. I have bought and sold many bikes this way, and have never been burned.....yet.

I...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 72,266
Posted By Fitero
Though I'm always pining for my 92 RS, I have to...

Though I'm always pining for my 92 RS, I have to admit, that my 92 R100R is a better motorcycle in most ways. Most ways except for looks, rider protection, and those funky control switches of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 159,867
Posted By Fitero
Maiden voyage, on a blustery day, to a favorite...

Maiden voyage, on a blustery day, to a favorite destination on my RT...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,918
Posted By Fitero
This is exactly what I would be looking for.... ...

This is exactly what I would be looking for....
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,329
Posted By Fitero
Very nice job! I am surprised however, that...

Very nice job!

I am surprised however, that those carburetors work in such an inclined position :eek1. I learn something new every day!
Forum: Europe 05-25-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 89,758
Posted By Fitero
Hey Sloppy; to get a modified vehicle accepted by...

Hey Sloppy; to get a modified vehicle accepted by the Spanish ITV and Trafico, you have to go to Trafico, and find a Ingeniero especialicado en Homologaciones, to do an engineering study of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,706
Posted By Fitero
I understand the RS obsession thing... I've had...

I understand the RS obsession thing...
I've had 2 of them, (79 and 92) and am about to install an RS fairing on my 92, R100R.
I keep swearing I'll never sell them, but life keeps getting in my...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By Fitero
I used to be a Guzzi/Harley mechanic. My best...

I used to be a Guzzi/Harley mechanic. My best friend had a Falcone Sahara that he rode everywhere. I did quite a bit of work on the old girl. It's as hard as nails, very reliable, and parts...
Forum: Europe 04-11-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 89,758
Posted By Fitero
Have you taken a look at this site?: ...

Have you taken a look at this site?:
http://www.segundamano.es/
I bought and sold all my bikes in Spain on this site.
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2008, 07:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,230
Posted By Fitero
We used to call anti-sieze "Grasa Cosmica". e.g....

We used to call anti-sieze "Grasa Cosmica". e.g. Cosmic Grease, and applied it everywhere! My customers got a kick from that term.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-23-2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,425
Posted By Fitero
Proof that water does collect in the bottom of...

Proof that water does collect in the bottom of gas tanks.

Now I'm going to have to drain mine this weekend. I've been ignoring it too long!
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,840
Posted By Fitero
I think that Triumph is making a mistake with...

I think that Triumph is making a mistake with this one, but what do I know?

It looks a bit too generic and boring as well.

Time will tell.
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