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Forum: The Garage 01-24-2013, 05:04 PM
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Posted By go::ahead
Finally!

This has been a long, drawn out process over the last month. Thankfully last night I finally finished cleaning up and I feel somewhat organized, of course that will all change after I start my next...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2013, 09:37 AM
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Posted By go::ahead
Well its 7' by 2' and has studs every 15" under...

Well its 7' by 2' and has studs every 15" under the work surface and low shelf, theoretically it could hold A LOT of beer. I'll get back to you after proper testing :D
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2013, 09:23 AM
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Posted By go::ahead
Here I was logging on to show off my kitchen...

Here I was logging on to show off my kitchen counter workbench I whipped up last night and your 8 y/o outdoes me, touche

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8092/8365278994_86afbdb60f_c.jpg
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2013, 09:12 AM
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Posted By go::ahead
Am I the only one? Hell yes!

Am I the only one? Hell yes!
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2013, 12:12 PM
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Posted By go::ahead
I guess you missed the part where it's a rental...

I guess you missed the part where it's a rental :cry

I'll tell you this though, it's now MUCH better/safer than it was. I have one more box to redo and then I'll be done with the electrical.
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Forum: The Garage 01-04-2013, 12:07 PM
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Posted By go::ahead
huh, hadn't seen that before

huh, hadn't seen that before
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2013, 09:04 AM
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Views: 2,550,958
Posted By go::ahead
You think that's bad? Wait till I get some pics...

You think that's bad? Wait till I get some pics up of the switch & outlet box I opened last night, pulling all that apart and redoing it correct is going to be its own project
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2013, 09:01 AM
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Posted By go::ahead
Thanks! I'll open the box tonight and touch it up.

Thanks! I'll open the box tonight and touch it up.
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2013, 08:59 AM
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Posted By go::ahead
What kills me the most is I can't figure out what...

What kills me the most is I can't figure out what it goes to or why, the hunt continues!
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2012, 09:12 AM
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Posted By go::ahead
Ok so I tore into the box last night and...

Ok so I tore into the box last night and discovered this mess

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8492/8318871366_9e2d4e2326_c.jpg

Does that look like burns to you?
...
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2012, 09:59 PM
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Posted By go::ahead
All good info, thanks man. My girlfriend works...

All good info, thanks man. My girlfriend works for a photovoltaic systems distributor and they have a solid electrician in house, I'm going to have him over to check the circuit. I hadn't realized...
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2012, 09:10 AM
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Posted By go::ahead
Thanks guys, I was thinking the same things. Just...

Thanks guys, I was thinking the same things. Just do it right

What looks (noticeably) bad about the wiring on the back wall? I'm pretty sure that's original work, not that that's a good thing......
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2012, 08:18 AM
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Posted By go::ahead
Ya, I'll have to go that route, I checked my...

Ya, I'll have to go that route, I checked my local Habitat ReStore and they didn't have any. I had formica on my last work bench and it was amazingly tough and then easy to clean after you're done. ...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2012, 09:19 AM
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Posted By go::ahead
my holiday project

So here it is!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8081/8304589430_32565c3e03_c.jpg

My girlfriend and I finally found an affordable rental in Santa Fe that has a garage, no small feat! The house is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-22-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By go::ahead
Oh, and on the topic of being forced down into...

Oh, and on the topic of being forced down into Mexico due to weather... My passport arrived last night and I discovered they got my birthday backwards! I had to pay an extra $60 to expedite the damn...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-22-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By go::ahead
Thanks brother, I haven't been on NM dualsport in...

Thanks brother, I haven't been on NM dualsport in a long time because it seamed dormant. Ill post this up over there as well and see what they have to say
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By go::ahead
Hmmm, not very reassuring... I guess we'll play...

Hmmm, not very reassuring... I guess we'll play it by ear and see what the weather does, if nothing else just burn backroads down to the border and go play in Old Methico.
Thanks, was hoping for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By go::ahead
CDT (NM portion) this spring, snow on the ground?

So I'm new to the area (Santa Fe) and am planning on riding the New Mexico portion of the CDT down into Mexico this spring with a buddy. The problem is he works a 2 month on/off rotation and the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,062
Posted By go::ahead
What a roller coaster! Great job on the front...

What a roller coaster! Great job on the front end, that took some creativity and brass

So what is the verdict on the top end, still burning oil?
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5,218
Views: 1,154,921
Posted By go::ahead
Thanks for finding that thread! He makes...

Thanks for finding that thread! He makes fiberglassing a custom fairing sound so easy, we'll see about that.

I don't know if you're mistaken but my bike is the green one in the post before. Right...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2012, 09:52 PM
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Posted By go::ahead
Much appreciated! I really like the idea of a...

Much appreciated! I really like the idea of a lighter piston but not the over of all the machining involved, was the kit you picked up a 650?
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2012, 03:31 PM
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Posted By go::ahead
http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh624/daven911...

http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh624/daven911/photo5-2.jpg

I really like how this bike turned out, http://www.klrforum.com/showthread.php?t=12442

It no longer has that homely look, ya...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2012, 03:23 PM
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Posted By go::ahead
full restoration help

Finally, I'm getting back into a rent house with a proper garage! I pick up the keys in an hour and I'm already planning out how to spend my winter in my new work shop. I've decided on a full rebuild...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,498
Posted By go::ahead
I too have to say skip the Kenda 270, at least on...

I too have to say skip the Kenda 270, at least on the front. I just switched to 270's and they are like riding on ice on the sandy roads in my area. They also feel incredibly unstable at highway...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By go::ahead
Now I've discovered I'm getting the speed wobbles...

Now I've discovered I'm getting the speed wobbles for the first time :eek1 I swear, this bike hates speed
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By go::ahead
I do know the suspension needs a rebuild for sure...

I do know the suspension needs a rebuild for sure but that wasn't the cause of my superslab stutter
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By go::ahead
So this is just after a short test ride but the...

So this is just after a short test ride but the vibes have vanished up to 80, this pig doesn't go beyond that!

I had been running TKC80's that had reached the end of their life and finally took...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By go::ahead
Good point on speed vs rpms, I guess I'll test...

Good point on speed vs rpms, I guess I'll test that theory tomorrow. Much appreciated
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By go::ahead
You sure about that? I guess I should look closer...

You sure about that? I guess I should look closer but I don't think I threw a weight. If my wheels we suddenly out of balance the would wobble at all speeds with a constant vibe, not this weird...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By go::ahead
very strange cadence of vibes at 75mph on the KLR

So its no surprise the pig is vibey at super slab speed, however in the 6 months of having the bike I've gotten used to it although I try to stay below 75. The bike has been running like a top since...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-29-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13,698
Views: 1,941,360
Posted By go::ahead
Fulmer full face- large

Also in the main market but it'd be great if I didn't have to bother with shipping it!

Brand new Fulmer 6B full face-large. Really like the helmet but it doesn't fit like the other model I tried...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-14-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13,698
Views: 1,941,360
Posted By go::ahead
Let me know if you just want to sell the tire,...

Let me know if you just want to sell the tire, shipping would be to Santa Fe. Gracias!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-29-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,559
Posted By go::ahead
Might as well post up since I finally took a ride...

Might as well post up since I finally took a ride worth talking about, lately it has only been commuting around town. So yesterday I finally had a day off and decided to go wander around Los Alamos...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-01-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,559
Posted By go::ahead
Finally figured out how to load freeware maps...

Finally figured out how to load freeware maps onto the Garmin, go to http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-FREE-maps-for-your-Garmin-GPS/step4/Copy-the-map-to-the-GPS/ to upgrade from Basecamp...
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6,007
Views: 2,550,958
Posted By go::ahead
I new that was Santa Fe before even seeing your...

I new that was Santa Fe before even seeing your name, good looking place! Holler if you ever need a hand, or someone to drink with in your new garage
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-13-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,559
Posted By go::ahead
Just scored a Garmin 605 for just over a bill on...

Just scored a Garmin 605 for just over a bill on Ebay, I'll report back once I put some miles on the unit
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-10-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,559
Posted By go::ahead
Ya I have gotten away with that setup that last...

Ya I have gotten away with that setup that last few years but here in New Mexico data coverage is limited to cities (all 3 of them). I know I won't find a "perfect" GPS because it will be used for...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-06-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,559
Posted By go::ahead
Oh geez, we used first gen e-trex on the...

Oh geez, we used first gen e-trex on the ambulance to get coordinates to helicopters on remote scenes. I would hate to actually have to navigate on that thing! No I need the capability for...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-06-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,559
Posted By go::ahead
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8455/7945634262_6d2d...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8455/7945634262_6d2d74ae98_c.jpg
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-06-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,559
Posted By go::ahead
Does anyone have more experience to add to this...

Does anyone have more experience to add to this thread? Doesn't seem to be many people going this route, I think it may be best for me though. Would like to hear more experienced opinions!

I just...
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