ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: H96669
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By H96669
Don't tell my employer but last time I got home I...

Don't tell my employer but last time I got home I found some 3M 504/07065 Respirator/faceshields/safety glasses cleaning wipes in the old leather jacket.

Just the right size to clean my glasses...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 844
Posted By H96669
Pressure wash at high pressure to remove the...

Pressure wash at high pressure to remove the loose stuff. Apply some good rust converter such as Corroseal. Spraybomb away.

Google "The rust store"....they'll have what you need.:wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,039
Posted By H96669
Then he could dig a couple holes and back the...

Then he could dig a couple holes and back the rear wheels of the truck into them. Posi rear end??? No need to shovel then.....:rofl
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By H96669
I had a similar assembly...wheel/rotor. When...

I had a similar assembly...wheel/rotor. When mounted on the jig and yes I have a wheel jig to check for deflection, the rotor was right at the top of the max allowed lateral deflection.

I removed...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By H96669
Nasty stuff....this should work for you. ...

Nasty stuff....this should work for you.
http://www.saltawayproducts.com/


Darn forgot to bring some to work and the bike is now parked right next to the salt chuck for a month as I am...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By H96669
PO reusing the crush washer until it was crushed...

PO reusing the crush washer until it was crushed enough to be sharp enough to use as a knife?:wink:

Yep just what I found and then the little crack on the pan from the PO attempting to stop the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By H96669
I played with that last winter, inspecting 2 good...

I played with that last winter, inspecting 2 good rear drives.

Using the Dman method led me to believe I was overshimmed on both.:cry One of them has over 100,000 kms and the internals look like...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,064
Posted By H96669
Too much $$$$ and the camera head is too big....

Too much $$$$ and the camera head is too big. 10-11mm is the best size. But yes that's what I paid for mine years ago and I just bought one for my friend with better features, $40.00.:cry

Not...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By H96669
Did he hit the wheel? I'd be looking at that sure...

Did he hit the wheel? I'd be looking at that sure doesn't take much of a bump to throw it off specs.I have been there before and it wasn't much more than a bump/push.

I'd guess you don't have a...
Forum: The Garage 07-14-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By H96669
Leak? Normally only out of the vent/drain hose...

Leak? Normally only out of the vent/drain hose and that should go under the bike. Make sure that is attached for sure, I don't know how many times I have seen the hose disconnected or even missing.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By H96669
I know/remember who that was...some crafty Kiwi...

I know/remember who that was...some crafty Kiwi over there.:wink: As for installing from the outside it looks very easy on car wheels with the simple special tool. I had the tool in my hands...
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By H96669
I bought some decal vinyl just for such...

I bought some decal vinyl just for such applications. Easy to cut for the right shape and easy to eventually remove. I did test the last then I applied.I went for black but there was a good color...
Forum: Americas 07-08-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By H96669
That's about as good as you will get. My friend...

That's about as good as you will get. My friend just bought one on the $35.00/month plan if just for the free evening local calls. And I am also considering getting rid of the landline and switch to...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 705
Posted By H96669
Looks like you'll have to back off the "initial...

Looks like you'll have to back off the "initial spring preload". That's a Ohlins with a pin locking the crenellated nut isn't it? If so you are better off going to a suspension shop, the "pin...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By H96669
Not just the oilheads...same with the K-bikes. I...

Not just the oilheads...same with the K-bikes. I had two cracked casings where the looms run along the fairing bracket and knowing how small the BMW wires are I could easily have broken one on them...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By H96669
You'll be fine riding to the shop with 3...

You'll be fine riding to the shop with 3 nuts.:rofl We just fixed something like that on an old Honda, it must have been broken for years.:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By H96669
Laugh I wonder if you have the same ignition switch as...

I wonder if you have the same ignition switch as my K1200RS. Same thing was happening to someone's bike and it turned out as dirty/corroded contacts in the electrical component of the switch.

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 13,807
Posted By H96669
Shuut...hiding off HWY6.:D $95.00!!!:huh I could...

Shuut...hiding off HWY6.:D $95.00!!!:huh I could stop in K-town but I'd rather not go there if just for a price check.:eek1 I don't need them, good for 100,000 kms so another 30,000 and then maybe...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,986
Posted By H96669
:clapIf you come back this way drop by this time....

:clapIf you come back this way drop by this time. We can go ride 31 BC, I'll try not to land on top of a bear like last week right there on Canada day.....:D

Or some Poutine in Revelstoke served...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 13,807
Posted By H96669
RealOEM outdated as to the prices???Wouldn't be...

RealOEM outdated as to the prices???Wouldn't be unusual lots of their stuff is outdated.

That's what I paid in 2010 through a BMW specialist in Vancouver, $42.80. As usual they may have been a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,214
Posted By H96669
Yeah me too, altough some good info on the...

Yeah me too, altough some good info on the failure modes came about on this thread back there....I also have better things to do. Back to the Kiwis with their K-bikes, that would be KTMs and BMW...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,943
Posted By H96669
Two Motion Pro tire irons. $30-40.00?? Two...

Two Motion Pro tire irons. $30-40.00??

Two Motion Pro Rim Protectors. $20.00???

One Marc Parnes wheel balancer. $105.00???

The satisfaction of relearning old skills and not having to...
Forum: Canada 07-04-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By H96669
Nice day today....I guess I'll be turning off at...

Nice day today....I guess I'll be turning off at Little Fort shortly.Will keep my eyes open for a single DR. I think I know what they look like....what were them 2s called again....Kiwi and...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By H96669
So??? If you need anything I should be...

So???

If you need anything I should be in/around Williams Lake friday afternoon.Don't know where after, the back roads to Barkerville or 20 to Bella Coola.Or both.....:wink:
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By H96669
My old place was leaking plenty just around the...

My old place was leaking plenty just around the chimney. I just pulled off most or the earlier failed repairs and filled all the gaps that I could see with expansion foam. Trimmed the foam and...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 146,271
Posted By H96669
Little butane thing? Mine only worked once. Sorry...

Little butane thing? Mine only worked once. Sorry that garbage can is long gone....:rofl
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By H96669
If I believe the "printed in Germany 10/91"...

If I believe the "printed in Germany 10/91" brochure this is correct.And so is Lornce's bike up there, more "red" on the R/H side cover.

That's the fancy brochure with all the individual posters...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,038
Posted By H96669
Interesting, if I believe the SKF bearing...

Interesting, if I believe the SKF bearing designations the suffix "H" would be for a double row bearing.

But then the Amazon link sure says "single row". Yep welcome to the world of bearing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By H96669
A little correction:wink:....darn that stuff was...

A little correction:wink:....darn that stuff was good as a penetrating fluid. That's all we used wrenching in Southern Quebec and everything sure got rusty there.:eek1

Stinks and so did their...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By H96669
Methyl hydrate??? Any hardware store will have...

Methyl hydrate??? Any hardware store will have that right in the painting/ chemicals section. Great glass cleaner btw and sure good at removing the sticky adhesive from decals or wheel weights. Wear...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By H96669
Gas goo.....:cry I had good luck cleaning some of...

Gas goo.....:cry I had good luck cleaning some of that with plain old Methyl Hydrate/methanol and by a few other names depending on continents.

And just a few days ago again I told my buddy as he...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,038
Posted By H96669
Nope just plain 6204-2RS. Aftermarket replacement...

Nope just plain 6204-2RS. Aftermarket replacement spindles come with Chinee bearings. Probably good enough for most but sure not for me.:eek1 Poor mower too much bushwacking but certainly one of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,796
Posted By H96669
Some of you guys have way too much time for this...

Some of you guys have way too much time for this Internet thing. But then that sure made me notice the interesting mix of bikes on the road the last few days. Harleys with GSs.....BMWs with...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By H96669
Is that radiator clean? As in not plugged with...

Is that radiator clean? As in not plugged with sand, road tar and bug crap?

Them cooling problems constantly come up on bikes like mine and always are related to dirty cooling fins. If like my...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By H96669
Glad you pointed that with experience added.I...

Glad you pointed that with experience added.I know nothing about K60s but I sure noticed them ribs in the OP's pic.:eek1

Doesn't take much to cause a bead leak.:cry Last one I found was just a...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,038
Posted By H96669
What did I say up there?....my new SKFs are "Made...

What did I say up there?....my new SKFs are "Made in Argentina"??? I was wrong only one of them is, the other is "Made in Bulgaria". Came from the same supplier only a few days apart.....:D

That...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,974
Posted By H96669
Just in case the "Technical Service" (not a...

Just in case the "Technical Service" (not a recall) was missed on some bikes, here is what the bulletin says:

Situation
Note
Editorial note: All earlier versions of this Service Information are...
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,678
Posted By H96669
I have to agree on the Meguiar's prices.:eek1...

I have to agree on the Meguiar's prices.:eek1 Just about any of his products are overpriced and can be replaced with much cheaper. He wears a lot of gold on TV, someone has to pay for that and that...
Forum: Americas 07-01-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By H96669
:clap Now go find some pie in Saskatoon.:wink: ...

:clap Now go find some pie in Saskatoon.:wink:

http://www.acanadianfoodie.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/IMG_0435-600x411.jpg
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By H96669
In remembrance of my old days as the tire monkey...

In remembrance of my old days as the tire monkey I did practice patching last winter. Both with the stringy plugs that you push in from the outside and the proper internal plug/patch.

I hadn't...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 07:45 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014