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Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By Chubber
It even "runs on" for a second after he hits the...

It even "runs on" for a second after he hits the kill switch.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-11-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By Chubber
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfp1/t1.0-9/p526x296/10170840_10204054589389510_8533507697100536713_n.jpg

Glad you are having fun!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-23-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Chubber
Don't touch route 27 until you are south of I4....

Don't touch route 27 until you are south of I4. Too many lights. Take 12th street to 561 south to route 33, stay on that until you get to Lake City, then east to 27.

After you get south of...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-22-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 27,017
Posted By Chubber
New ADV stickers...

New ADV stickers (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=257578)!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-19-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By Chubber
Don't know when your trip will be, but if you buy...

Don't know when your trip will be, but if you buy my R1100GS (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=978649) Ill store it in my garage for you and pick you up at the airport. It's ready to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-18-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6,127
Views: 492,333
Posted By Chubber
The good news is that it's a Harley for $750. ...

The good news is that it's a Harley for $750.

The bad news is that it's from the AMF days.

The worse news is that it's a golf cart! (http://orlando.craigslist.org/wan/4467438038.html)

Maybe...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-18-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6,127
Views: 492,333
Posted By Chubber
Just from what I can see in the pictures it needs...

Just from what I can see in the pictures it needs more than "tires , back brakes and new fuel lines". Just the puddle of rust around the spark plugs means they aren't going to be easy to pull and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5,603
Views: 941,844
Posted By Chubber
Jeez, all I did was replace the trans and final...

Jeez, all I did was replace the trans and final drive oil, flush the brake fluid and re-black the dashboard. Then I was going to rebalance the throttles but found out that the rubber nipples had just...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-14-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5,140
Views: 361,567
Posted By Chubber
I agree that the diesel sounds like a great...

I agree that the diesel sounds like a great bargain.

It just sounds like you are buying a big truck that's expensive to drive because "maybe" you want a toy hauler. Are you sure you want a big...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Chubber
8.5 minute video of my 2.5 hour ride through Central Florida

Went on a really nice ride on Sunday morning and happened to take the GoPro. I live in the middle of the best motorcycle riding in Florida and to prove it I took a 2.5 hour ride and never got more...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,369
Posted By Chubber
I'm sure that the "loss investigator" is on quota...

I'm sure that the "loss investigator" is on quota to deliver so many cases per month. If they don't, THEY are the one that will get fired.

Any time anyone tells you that if you just confess it...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-31-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,442
Posted By Chubber
Did you at least cut the string?

Did you at least cut the string?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-31-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 27,017
Posted By Chubber
Changed the final drive and gearbox oil. Was...

Changed the final drive and gearbox oil. Was going to do the brake fluid but the FLAPS was out of DOT4 and I didn't want to go anywhere else late on a Friday night. Ill get them next weekend.
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-17-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 27,017
Posted By Chubber
Oil change. Noticed I'm due to flush the brake...

Oil change. Noticed I'm due to flush the brake fluid, but was out. Next weekend, I guess. Probably do the gear oil and final drive too, it's been 15k miles.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-20-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By Chubber
Without too many detours, this is the path I...

Without too many detours, this is the path I typically take. It includes some of the better parts of the Ocala National Forest as well as downtown Palatka (a cool town) and the back way into St....
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By Chubber
Testing Ohlins to see if they need rebuilt?

I think my rear Ohlins on my R1100GS is getting worn out. It's not obvious when doing the "curb bounce" but when I ride sometimes the rear doesn't seem to settle as quickly as it should.

If I...
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,950
Posted By Chubber
I don't do it quite like that. Get the bolt head...

I don't do it quite like that. Get the bolt head good and hot, then jam a candle up against the bolt head where it goes into the metal. The wax will liquify and wick into the area and not boil out as...
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,056
Posted By Chubber
I had some like that, until I needed more...

I had some like that, until I needed more cabinets...
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,056
Posted By Chubber
Don't forget that there isn't any reason that you...

Don't forget that there isn't any reason that you can't have a second switch and a second bank of lights above the garage doors. Only turn them on when the door is closed. I am about to add a second...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Chubber
Replacing plastic coating on BMW rondelles

The side BMW rondelles on my 1100GS have a clear plastic coating that is starting to peel up. I would like to replace them, but I don't know what kind of plastic I can use that will fit tightly...
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By Chubber
Can't you just use some of that static cling...

Can't you just use some of that static cling window tinting on the inside? A huge roll costs about $15 at AutoZone.
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,173
Posted By Chubber
Well, at least Herb was listening. I hadn't...

Well, at least Herb was listening. I hadn't thought to look at bicycle helmets, but I guess they are pretty much the same without as much internal soft foam padding. The only fault I can find with...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,173
Posted By Chubber
Scientists and Engineers, that's who. People who...

Scientists and Engineers, that's who. People who make helmets. I'm assuming that if they can make such a technological marvel and subject it to tests to measure it's performance when new, they could...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,173
Posted By Chubber
Does anybody really know WHY helmets expire?

I just got a new helmet and shuffled down all of the helmets in my queue. My secondary helmet is now "expired" according to the old mantra of "every 5 years" and the helmet manufacturers would have...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-01-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,342
Posted By Chubber
Hey. I live out near Clermont, on the west side...

Hey. I live out near Clermont, on the west side of "town". It's where you are going to be riding anyway. Hills, trees, long empty roads, that kind of thing. Gimme a beep-beep if you head out this way.
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,676
Posted By Chubber
You are right, it's ethanol, not methanol. But...

You are right, it's ethanol, not methanol. But you only use the alcohol at 40-60% concentration and only for welding. Plasma cutting uses pure water.

I would sure go to a demonstration of one, if...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,676
Posted By Chubber
It doesn't use compressed air, it makes steam...

It doesn't use compressed air, it makes steam under 10-20 psi in the gun to push the molten metal out of the way. There is a "welding" mode that uses a grounding electrode to strike an exterior arc...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,676
Posted By Chubber
Multiplaz welder/cutter?

I have been seeing some internet traffic on this MultiPlaz welder, invented by the Russians, that does both plasma cutting and arc welding from the same small package and it only uses water or...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-18-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,826
Views: 330,067
Posted By Chubber
Yeah. I was just talking with the owner while at...

Yeah. I was just talking with the owner while at the Effinheimer brewery. He had to close down because the mine was impacting his business and they wanted to buy the place to keep people from...
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,868
Posted By Chubber
In the very first post you solved your own...

In the very first post you solved your own problem.

It's no fun living in a castle behind 101 locks. You get a couple of mean dogs and you can say goodbye to spending a long weekend on the road...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-02-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,574,766
Posted By Chubber
My daughter was pleased as can be the day when...

My daughter was pleased as can be the day when her feet finally fit the rear pegs. She's been riding with me for about 6 months now and is a pretty good rider, always attentive and about as quiet as...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,267
Posted By Chubber
Um, sure.......

Um, sure.......
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,267
Posted By Chubber
The only problem: Where do you buy a hockey puck...

The only problem: Where do you buy a hockey puck in Florida?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,155,406
Posted By Chubber
I agree that it can be quite a bit quieter. But...

I agree that it can be quite a bit quieter. But that's not usually a problem I have on my boxer. It's already the quietest motorcycle I have ever owned, perhaps surpassed by a GoldWing. But silence...
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 105,700
Posted By Chubber
It also works well for emptying out master...

It also works well for emptying out master cylinders prior to flushing the brakes and I have used it on the car to empty the power steering pump prior to refilling with fresh fluid.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By Chubber
Sorry, it's a '98 1100 GS. (Jim, I sold the RS a...

Sorry, it's a '98 1100 GS. (Jim, I sold the RS a couple of years ago) I figured Oilhead was specific enough, but I forgot the 1200's have a different fuel setup.

My latest idea is to build a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,509
Posted By Chubber
That's a heck of a deal. Are we sure they flow...

That's a heck of a deal. Are we sure they flow enough gas at WOT?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By Chubber
Fuel leak: Can't find, can only smell. Any tips?

I have developed a fuel leak that I can only smell when the engine is running, but I can't actually see. It's not much of one because I can only smell it after it's been running for a couple of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,155,406
Posted By Chubber
It's kind of hard to tell from the pics, but...

It's kind of hard to tell from the pics, but wouldn't adding liquid cooling to the cylinders and heads require a much larger diameter around the jugs? Right now oil is the liquid that cools the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-09-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4,826
Views: 330,067
Posted By Chubber
I always figured that if the weather was nice...

I always figured that if the weather was nice enough to wash the bike, it was too nice a day to miss riding.

I always wash and wax twice a year: Love bug season. Other than that, it's pretty much...
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