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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-23-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21,810
Views: 1,672,256
Posted By crazybrit
This is what happens when I take Luke literally. ...

This is what happens when I take Luke literally. Fortunately I thought to double check and it dawned on me that RCT redux was last week :fpalm

I got permission to go out tonight too ;)
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 679,405
Posted By crazybrit
I had a similar problem, broken oil line mount...

I had a similar problem, broken oil line mount on a Versys caused by a chain failure. I wasn't sufficiently experienced in aluminum welding so Luke came over and helped me out. Consensus was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9,540
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,490,199
Posted By crazybrit
WANTED: roof rack cargo box

Looking for a roof box in the Portland Metro area.

Yakima, Thule etc. Recent model only (5 years old or less), good condition, 6' or longer.

Something like this, PM me with details of what...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9,540
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,490,199
Posted By crazybrit
SXC Seat. Used but as-new condition. ...

SXC Seat.
Used but as-new condition. "58307340900 SEAT BLACK SXC 03 $129.69" Fits 03/04 SXC and 04 SMC. $85 obo

http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii200/jones_tony/forsale/P1010363.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5,093
Views: 395,609
Posted By crazybrit
And how often will you be able to ride this route...

And how often will you be able to ride this route at the start of March? Actually the way things are shaping up, global warming wise, maybe every year :eek1
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 679,405
Posted By crazybrit
Really nice job!

Really nice job!
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 679,405
Posted By crazybrit
Yeah, the stock WP26 is cumbersome. HTP...

Yeah, the stock WP26 is cumbersome. HTP (USAWeld) sells a water cooled torch and also a torch/cooler combo for the TA186. I've been thinking about buying the torch/cooler combo, same line of...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 679,405
Posted By crazybrit
They do sell the TA186 on Amazon though it's...

They do sell the TA186 on Amazon though it's temporarily out of stock right now (probably means Amazon is trying to squeeze Victor :lol3). Cyberweld/etc has better pricing anyhow.


Dunno as I'm...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 679,405
Posted By crazybrit
I like the WP17 torch that appears to come with...

I like the WP17 torch that appears to come with the 2015 AlphaTIG 200X. The WP26 torch that comes stock on my Thermal Arc 186 is really bulky and it's another $100 to get a WP17. I had to pay...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 679,405
Posted By crazybrit
I don't own a HTP (like I said, I have a TA186)...

I don't own a HTP (like I said, I have a TA186) but my understanding is that HTP has been in business for over 30 years. Do you have to ship a machine for service, sure. Is that a disadvantage...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 679,405
Posted By crazybrit
I'll be sure to expound your opinions in the...

I'll be sure to expound your opinions in the future :lol3
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 679,405
Posted By crazybrit
No. Do some research of your own. The Invertig...

No. Do some research of your own. The Invertig is a very highly rated machine. There are plenty of "Invertig or Dynasty" threads over at Welding Web so lots of people have been considering both. ...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 679,405
Posted By crazybrit
Invertig 201 or 221. I've never heard of a 220....

Invertig 201 or 221. I've never heard of a 220. Also I believe they are made in Italy not China. For record, I have no issue with made in China stuff (I have a TA186) but the HTP Invertig is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-26-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5,093
Views: 395,609
Posted By crazybrit
great pic Brian :thumb

great pic Brian :thumb
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By crazybrit
Success. Thank you Anorak :freaky airgord;...

Success. Thank you Anorak :freaky

airgord; thanks for the suggestion on ColumbiaAirMotive as they are only 6 miles from my house but they only stocked the 'standard' parts, the same stuff that...
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By crazybrit
Yes you are.

Yes you are.
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By crazybrit
Yes ..... Again, noone like the above is going...

Yes ..... Again, noone like the above is going to have it.

Subject line: Anyone know anything about sourcing surplus camloc fasteners
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By crazybrit
Yes. That link is actually Anemo Engineering in...

Yes. That link is actually Anemo Engineering in Belgium, despite what the domain name says.

Alcoa makes them. New from them they are 4x the price (of the ones I mentioned in the first post).
...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By crazybrit
Yes. It's too exotic for them to stock...

Yes. It's too exotic for them to stock (seriously). When I asked them about it, they called their distributor who told them it was no longer available (untrue).
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By crazybrit
thanks, I contacted Yardstore. The Boeing...

thanks, I contacted Yardstore. The Boeing surplus store in Kent closed in 2007 :cry http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2003952763_boeingsurplus16m.html

Keep the suggestions coming, thanks!
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By crazybrit
Anyone know anything about sourcing surplus camloc fasteners

Supposedly there is some private "database" (not public, annual subscription to access) where surplus stock of fasteners can be searched.

I need to find a half dozen (or so) of a hard to find...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 1,461,084
Posted By crazybrit
ktm hardparts used to sell a kit (made by TT). ...

ktm hardparts used to sell a kit (made by TT). It was for the 07/later bikes as it handles the keyswitch. It handles the keyswitch differently than the trailtech soln (ktm made them do it a...
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 679,405
Posted By crazybrit
The pink pancakes are particulate, won't stop...

The pink pancakes are particulate, won't stop organics. I got sick using them when stripping paint using an IR stripper (was most concerned about lead that the pink pancakes do stop). I could...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 679,405
Posted By crazybrit
If you hate the 186 torch, the watercooled...

If you hate the 186 torch, the watercooled package from HTP might be a better investment than buying a better air cooled torch (though they sell those too :D)
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,614
Posted By crazybrit
Brand is likely 'Cohline' but it's basically the...

Brand is likely 'Cohline' but it's basically the same as standard black fuel line you'll find at NAPA except the US stuff is imperial sizing first and close metric approx second.

Either way, if...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By crazybrit
"Dawn Riders" movie [Bay Area Sunday Morning Rides]

I have this movie ((c) 1986 by Eugene Finley) on VHS.

Does anyone have a digital copy (MP4/DVI/etc) ? I've long ago sold my VHS player.

I can find only one Google reference (which probably...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 1,461,084
Posted By crazybrit
The 100W at idle isn't correct. I posted the...

The 100W at idle isn't correct. I posted the output chart Trailtech provided me (after 3 months of them having me run endless tests trying to determine why mine wasn't making 100W @idle) on a...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 249,446
Posted By crazybrit
Does the above apply to the 1/2" 'professional'...

Does the above apply to the 1/2" 'professional' impact? http://www.harborfreight.com/12-in-professional-air-impact-wrench-68424.html

I'm not seeing anything in the instructions about such an...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-16-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 123,658
Posted By crazybrit
I always thought it was understood. At least I...

I always thought it was understood. At least I understood it. That of course is the problem as I didn't buy a 950 in order to ride it mostly on pavement. If I bought a 950/990/1190 to ride on...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-16-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 123,658
Posted By crazybrit
I expect many (including manufacturers) would...

I expect many (including manufacturers) would contend that we all make our own "adventure". I know, there is this book called the "Adventure Motorcycling Handbook" but the "adventure motorcycling"...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 679,405
Posted By crazybrit
Looks like it does from the picture. I see AC...

Looks like it does from the picture. I see AC and DC scales. Agree, very good deal.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,570
Posted By crazybrit
I'm just shy of 5'10" also. The original...

I'm just shy of 5'10" also.

The original owner of my 06 had the suspension raised to 04S level (tallest) by Precision Concepts. Full valve job also. I swapped suspension with another inmate...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,570
Posted By crazybrit
60112950033 Description: SUSPENSION ELEVATION...

60112950033
Description: SUSPENSION ELEVATION KIT CPL.
Retail: $749.99

$640 right now at ktmtwins: http://www.ktmtwins.com/ktm-950-990-non-abs-adventure-r-spec-suspension-kit You may be...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-10-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 123,658
Posted By crazybrit
No clue on down under, maybe there's less...

No clue on down under, maybe there's less gravity down there but the stats I found for US men is 14.5 percent are six feet or taller but only 3.9 percent are 6'2″ or taller.

This of course...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-10-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 123,658
Posted By crazybrit
I was curious if the "plus 25mm more suspension"...

I was curious if the "plus 25mm more suspension" was relative to the 1190 or the SE. If it was 25mm more travel than the SE then :rofl it should sell like hot cakes to the 6'2"+ contingent.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-10-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 123,658
Posted By crazybrit
Let me guess, people had it from "a reliable...

Let me guess, people had it from "a reliable source" that it would be announced :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 1,461,084
Posted By crazybrit
What is "the old fashioned way"? With a hose...

What is "the old fashioned way"? With a hose attached to the caliper nipple and adding fluid to the master cyl? If yes and if you have air trapped, this way won't always clear it out. Try the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 1,461,084
Posted By crazybrit
Sounds like you have air in the system. Easy to...

Sounds like you have air in the system. Easy to do on the Brembo setup.

Either:
Park the bike so that the master cylinder is the highest point (usually this means wheel all the way to the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 1,461,084
Posted By crazybrit
Based on the "BD Squadron XL" I assume:...

Based on the "BD Squadron XL" I assume: http://www.bajadesigns.com/products/motorcycle-lighting/bike-specific-lighting-kits/ktm-lighting-kits/factory-dsk

I'm pretty sure there is a thread...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-08-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 123,658
Posted By crazybrit
700-900-1000cc I like it. Since when was...

700-900-1000cc I like it. Since when was 1000cc a middleweight?
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