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Forum: The Garage 01-17-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By Big Bird 928
Check with Geek, he has sprayed his whole...

Check with Geek, he has sprayed his whole sprinter van in This Thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=715683), he would be my go to for this type of thing.
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 368,599
Posted By Big Bird 928
I realize that, mine do have the same size except...

I realize that, mine do have the same size except for the back window on my wife's suv. I also do not put the 20 inch blades that the factory calls for on my truck, I put 21's on it because there is...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 368,599
Posted By Big Bird 928
I always keep one extra blade in the car or the...

I always keep one extra blade in the car or the garage, if you rip one put the new one on the drivers side and if it was the passenger's side that went bad swap the old drivers side over to the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-06-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Big Bird 928
http://apps.fs.fed.us/TravelAccess/ That is...

http://apps.fs.fed.us/TravelAccess/

That is one that we use for forest locations, might be helpful, but nothing replaces actually talking to people and getting the maps in hand with their local...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-06-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,558
Posted By Big Bird 928
dang Geek, really? Yesterday I got paid...

dang Geek, really?

Yesterday I got paid for 9 hours of Administrative leave, they closed the Highway between Moran junction and Moose junction, apparently since my work is the ones that make the...
Forum: Vendors 12-30-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 129,485
Posted By Big Bird 928
I was actually thinking that some electronics use...

I was actually thinking that some electronics use the increase in voltage to know that an engine is running, like remote starters.
Forum: Vendors 12-29-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 129,485
Posted By Big Bird 928
Could the rise in voltage from a battery charger...

Could the rise in voltage from a battery charger turn on an circuit that is set to turn on with when the engine is running? Maybe I am mis remembering the setups...

sent over the airwaves by...
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,281
Posted By Big Bird 928
My weight additions for traction is a 50# 5th...

My weight additions for traction is a 50# 5th wheel hitch mounted under the camper shell (any guesses on the weight of a Leer fiberglass shell?), and 600# of sand bags behind the hitch all tied down....
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 368,599
Posted By Big Bird 928
Winterized the bike, put it on a stand and shoved...

Winterized the bike, put it on a stand and shoved it in the corner of the garage so my wife's car can start going in there... almost made me cry. I miss living in an area where year round riding...
Forum: Americas 11-04-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By Big Bird 928
I collect park stamps, mainly because I work for...

I collect park stamps, mainly because I work for the parks and have gone to a fair amount of them for work.

Sent by KG7MYC over the airwaves.
Forum: Americas 11-04-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,781
Posted By Big Bird 928
Yep. I live 18 miles south of there (in Colter...

Yep. I live 18 miles south of there (in Colter Bay) if you want to try to meet up and do some exploring together, or just need to recharge and get rid of the camp smell.

Send me a PM and I can...
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 368,599
Posted By Big Bird 928
Have fun with that. Take your time and it will...

Have fun with that. Take your time and it will come out with either the power steering trick or an air hammer used carefully. They are a bastard though. Upon re assembly remember to use a liberal...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Big Bird 928
This reminds me of a call I received at work...

This reminds me of a call I received at work recently... guy calls wanting to know the ski conditions for one of the mountains... on the 24th of June. I asked him for the what the weather will be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Big Bird 928
Bears are not that big of a problem here. The...

Bears are not that big of a problem here. The park takes a hard line on habituated bears and they get relocated or worse. They are out near the road, as a matter of fact we have had a grizzly sow...
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 129,485
Posted By Big Bird 928
Even if you got some in the threads, it is easy...

Even if you got some in the threads, it is easy enough to chase them gently.

sent from my phablet.
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By Big Bird 928
AHEM... ...

AHEM...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=827565

while it is not out yet... I am making due with cobbled together system until this is up and running.
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 129,485
Posted By Big Bird 928
The question is is it repeatable? sent from...

The question is is it repeatable?

sent from my phablet.
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 368,599
Posted By Big Bird 928
I had a garage sale! sent from my phablet.

I had a garage sale!

sent from my phablet.
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,448
Posted By Big Bird 928
use a toggle switch with a guard on the lid and...

use a toggle switch with a guard on the lid and just fashon a piece of metal on the bottom to close the guard and turn off the switch when you close the compartment. :D easy, peasy, gimme some...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,517
Posted By Big Bird 928
If you don't know how old the supply hose is then...

If you don't know how old the supply hose is then I would even replace that while you have it out.
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,517
Posted By Big Bird 928
Most are, but there are varying widths available...

Most are, but there are varying widths available also (I installed an 18" wide one for a buddy). Just measure your opening and picking one is fairly straight forward after that.
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 129,485
Posted By Big Bird 928
I know if I ever wire another vehicle for...

I know if I ever wire another vehicle for emergency services I would be looking your way, but that is unlikely.

sent from my phablet.
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 129,485
Posted By Big Bird 928
I'm sure you have already thought of this, but I...

I'm sure you have already thought of this, but I recommend that you contact some companies that do installation of the electronics on police and fire equipment. The small form factor and versatility...
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 129,485
Posted By Big Bird 928
Adding the tag line "professional installation...

Adding the tag line "professional installation recommended" May solve most of that issue, just like aftermarket headlights.

sent from my phablet.
Forum: Vendors 02-03-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 129,485
Posted By Big Bird 928
So, here is his process for what I consider split...

So, here is his process for what I consider split moulds, and a teaser picture so as not to clutter up Crafty's thread, is this what you are talking about?

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Forum: Vendors 02-03-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 129,485
Posted By Big Bird 928
One of my friends makes what I consider split...

One of my friends makes what I consider split moulds all the time in his business of making costume reproductions, later after I get up this afternoon I will try to link some of his processes and...
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 368,599
Posted By Big Bird 928
Hopefully soon I will actually install the led...

Hopefully soon I will actually install the led strips I have in my camper shell. Just like the ones linked, every 3 led's you can cut them, works on 12 volts, really pretty slick.

sent from my...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 368,599
Posted By Big Bird 928
Yeah, now have a big drain pan as my ford is 2ed,...

Yeah, now have a big drain pan as my ford is 2ed, previously I just shoved a 5 gallon bucket under my 4wd dodge.

sent from my phablet.
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,297
Posted By Big Bird 928
those that sell you a injector "cleaning" from an...

those that sell you a injector "cleaning" from an additive should not be one you go back to. I believe that you can quiet injectors down with the right additive, but as for cleaning them, may as...
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 129,485
Posted By Big Bird 928
There also was reasoning of choosing Phillips...

There also was reasoning of choosing Phillips head over Flat Blade was so the driver would not slip out of the head and damage the sheet metal.
Forum: Vendors 01-09-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 129,485
Posted By Big Bird 928
If it does melt at the larger current load, but...

If it does melt at the larger current load, but can be stable at a smaller one there may still be some interest for testing purposes.

sent from my phablet.
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,960
Posted By Big Bird 928
those lights are turned on and left on though,...

those lights are turned on and left on though, when they are cold they don't work right but by the time they warm up they put out their full light.
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,297
Posted By Big Bird 928
If this is what he actually said, and he is...

If this is what he actually said, and he is supposed to be an expert on the subject then I think he should look for another job.

Cetane, while yes the above is true that it is essentially the...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 368,599
Posted By Big Bird 928
Have fun. The biggest thing to remember is to...

Have fun. The biggest thing to remember is to stop if you are getting frustrated.

sent from my phablet.
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