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Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By Sevv
I second the steering head question.

I second the steering head question.
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By Sevv
If you have a deck or patio I'd leave the old a...

If you have a deck or patio I'd leave the old a tank out there for a couple of weeks with the cap off and covered loosely with a tented tarp to let the remainder of the gas evaporate.
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,471
Posted By Sevv
A steering stem swap won't work? I've got a...

A steering stem swap won't work?

I've got a set of 950 sm triples in a box I can attempt to measure for you if you want.
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,471
Posted By Sevv
There's a thread over at www.customfighters.com...

There's a thread over at www.customfighters.com where a guy did exactly this. Looked like a lot of drilling close to size and then slowly sanding to the correct diameter. It'll save you money, but...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,169
Posted By Sevv
We have Costco flooring similar to that Iin 3/4...

We have Costco flooring similar to that Iin 3/4 of our home. It holds up decent. But in retrospective I should have gone with hardwood for the price.

I also did not and would not put it somewhere...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,411
Posted By Sevv
Pick the whole tire up. Hold it in the correct...

Pick the whole tire up. Hold it in the correct position (vertically) and find the point where the bead is stuck in the drop center the worst. Rotate this part of the tire straight down and then...
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By Sevv
The piston may not have pushed back into the bore...

The piston may not have pushed back into the bore square on the caliper.
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By Sevv
I'd pull and clean them now, wrap them in...

I'd pull and clean them now, wrap them in saran/plastic wrap and throw them in a box for later install. Fog the cylinders with fogging oil and call it a day. Cleaning carbs manually (brake cleaner...
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,577
Posted By Sevv
Those burnt bike pics are heartbreaking.

Those burnt bike pics are heartbreaking.
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,865
Posted By Sevv
Could you drill a small hole in the cap and...

Could you drill a small hole in the cap and safety wire it too the spout? I don't know how often you need to get into one of those, but it's a bit of a hassle to remove safety wire even with the...
Forum: The Garage 07-23-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By Sevv
Seen a lot of kawasaki's come out of the crate...

Seen a lot of kawasaki's come out of the crate with steering stem bearing adjusted too loose. I wouldn't be surprised if it was true for a ktm as well.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,497
Posted By Sevv
Drill a small divot straight into the face of the...

Drill a small divot straight into the face of the bolt just deep enough to get the twist drill tip into. Stop, back out and drill into that hole at 45 degrees to the face. You should be able to get...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,186
Posted By Sevv
The Pistons don't actually hold fluid though....

The Pistons don't actually hold fluid though. They are cup shaped buy the open end points towards the pad. It's like having a solid ccylinder in there.
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,298
Posted By Sevv
Man, lucky you didn't realize that mid crash . If...

Man, lucky you didn't realize that mid crash . If the leather was so worn out that leather cream damaged it imagine what asphalt would have done!
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,186
Posted By Sevv
What makes you say that? You're diluting the...

What makes you say that? You're diluting the fluid in the calipers with clean fluid. The more fluid you pump through the greater the ratio of clean to dirty fluid becomes. At some point it is all...
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By Sevv
I hate people who do that. Especially the people...

I hate people who do that. Especially the people who do it on the throttle side. If you remove the locating pin the switchgear can rotate. Drill a hole in the right position and call it a day.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,186
Posted By Sevv
Brake fluid is cheap. I just empty the reservoir...

Brake fluid is cheap. I just empty the reservoir of oldfluid rrefill with new clean and run fluid through the calipers until it comes out new and clean. You'llget a mix for a while. But eventually...
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,611
Posted By Sevv
Lots of stunters run a hand brake on the left bar...

Lots of stunters run a hand brake on the left bar attached too a cable that will actuate the rear master cylinder.

Google should be able to help you out. But I'd wonder about using clutch and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,408
Posted By Sevv
That was amazing.

That was amazing.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,028
Posted By Sevv
This

This
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,467
Posted By Sevv
The thing that never seems to come up when...

The thing that never seems to come up when talking about converting tube rims to tubeless is that the sealing profile of the area of the rim on a tubeless rim is not the same as a tube rim. Which is...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,108
Posted By Sevv
Have you checked through all the options? I use...

Have you checked through all the options? I use player pro for music. But at one point they released an update that enabled the app to start playing when you plug in your headphones. I checked...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,263
Posted By Sevv
A manual lock for the overhead door (think bar...

A manual lock for the overhead door (think bar the castle gates)

Good deadbolt on the man door.

run airlines around the perimeter and one to each workstation.

lots of lights...
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,551
Posted By Sevv
Drill out the bolt.

Drill out the bolt.
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,660
Posted By Sevv
In my opinion. Paint them white and don't put...

In my opinion. Paint them white and don't put anything on them. Reflected light from the overheads will help soften hard shadows and make it a lot easier to see what you're doing in there. ...
Forum: The Garage 05-16-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By Sevv
How do you have 1/8" worth of grease on the axle?...

How do you have 1/8" worth of grease on the axle? Pulling it out through the wheel bearings would scrape off all but a skim coat anyways.
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,682
Posted By Sevv
I'd be inside the carbs right now 1/8 throttle is...

I'd be inside the carbs right now 1/8 throttle is where pilot gives over to needle. So if the pilot was a little clogged it'd stumble because it can't give enough fuel at that point. Once you...
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,083
Posted By Sevv
Sometimes brake clean will brighten them up a bit.

Sometimes brake clean will brighten them up a bit.
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,770
Posted By Sevv
As previously mentioned. If they are forces into...

As previously mentioned. If they are forces into too tight a radius then belt life falls off dramatically.
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,421
Posted By Sevv
I've always been a fan of linear springs...

I've always been a fan of linear springs regardless of racing ornstreet riding for the simple fact that the spring is now meant to hold your bike in the correct position of the stroke. Its the...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,827
Posted By Sevv
We've put an entire dirtbike inside a hydraulic...

We've put an entire dirtbike inside a hydraulic press to push put the swingarm pivot. Not always reasonable. But 4 days worth of beeswax, penwtrating oil, pounding with hammers didn't budge her.
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By Sevv
Electric tape works too. Run it a round a couple...

Electric tape works too. Run it a round a couple of times.
Ive never understood why someone would cut off that pin though. My first thought has always been modify the new part, not the one proven...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By Sevv
I use aCar on my android devices. Enter mileage,...

I use aCar on my android devices. Enter mileage, fill volume and cost. It does the rest. Can also track servicing and trips. Very handy, displays my currebt mileage on honepage with averages and...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Sevv
Wifr has scorpion fiore. On phone so no linky.

Wifr has scorpion fiore. On phone so no linky.
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,973
Posted By Sevv
Crashed hard in a pair of their race boots. Both...

Crashed hard in a pair of their race boots. Both feet 100% fine and the boots look almost brand new. Would recommend.

Think they were called competizionne? Fit a little big.
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,186
Posted By Sevv
NAS hard drive. Hooks to the network, accessable...

NAS hard drive. Hooks to the network, accessable from any computer on the local network and can transfer at 1000mb/sec. You can buy ones that're either a singledisk or multiple discs in various raid...
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,413
Posted By Sevv
A 1lb pull is a lot lighter than you think it is....

A 1lb pull is a lot lighter than you think it is. And I went to school for motorcycle mechanics, worked as a tech for three years then spent an additional 3 years as a mechanic on a couple of race...
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,413
Posted By Sevv
In school it was described as a 1-2 lb pull. ...

In school it was described as a 1-2 lb pull. Then they gave us fish scales to test it. There should be enough drag that it takes about 1 lb of force to pull it clear... if that helps at all.
Forum: The Garage 09-06-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,324
Posted By Sevv
Is it possible the first bead didn't stay in the...

Is it possible the first bead didn't stay in the drop Center? If it came out of there you would have a bitch of a time getting the tire on.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,232
Posted By Sevv
They're on the gas not the brakes. Stopping...

They're on the gas not the brakes.

Stopping from 50mph in 50' seems pretty good?

And to be honest, the rear brake on MY ZX6R does sweet fuck all when trying to stop. It's only good for keeping...
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