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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 892
Posted By usgser
Crab/shrimp pot weight.

Crab/shrimp pot weight.
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By usgser
I'm a big fan of reverse pressure bleeding. You...

I'm a big fan of reverse pressure bleeding. You can build a DIY pressure bleeder for about $45 complete from a 1/2 gal garden sprayer. Google it, lotsa DIY sites. Been doing it this way for at least...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-19-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By usgser
Cheapest but not logistically most convenient...

Cheapest but not logistically most convenient would probably see if you can book some container space on a tug/barge going to SA. Don't know who does regularly scheduled runs to SA but from the US...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By usgser
Good deal??? Dunno your requirements for "deal"...

Good deal??? Dunno your requirements for "deal" but $1300 isn't bad for a good running good condition anything. Sounds like you just want basic transportation. If cheap buy-in basic trans was my...
Forum: Americas 05-14-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By usgser
In a nusthell. NO. The AZ leg is the most...

In a nusthell. NO.
The AZ leg is the most complete and "fairly"original and part and can be historic fun if you're into "GENUINE Official "historic t-shirts/stickers/snocones or similar tourist...
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 758
Posted By usgser
There's outfits that do that. Try ClassicTube or...

There's outfits that do that. Try ClassicTube or InlineTube.
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By usgser
You're in Phoenix? About the only thing I would...

You're in Phoenix? About the only thing I would concern myself with is capping the ends with screen etc to keep from ending up with a mouse house.
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By usgser
I'm a fan of the "industrial" grade hook-n-loop...

I'm a fan of the "industrial" grade hook-n-loop stuff. Stuff I've got is white and pretty course grained(think 3M?). Velco has become a generic catch-all term for hook-n-loop like Kleenex is for...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,472
Posted By usgser
Yeah I suppose technically you could...

Yeah I suppose technically you could replace/repair a sidecar tube with the wheel still in the bike? WHY? Taking the wheel off is the easy part. On a good day busting down a tire laying horizontally...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By usgser
I would check into tractor lamps. I've hung two...

I would check into tractor lamps. I've hung two under the bumper on pickups and Jeeps etc and work excellent for aux backup lamps in the woods.
Prolly wouldn't be a bad idea to also hang a couple...
Forum: Hacks 05-08-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,371
Posted By usgser
And you read on your breakfast cereal box or beer...

And you read on your breakfast cereal box or beer can label putting a higher hp/torque motor in your Ural will increase your FD longevity/reliability?
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By usgser
What's your real needs? You looking to light up a...

What's your real needs? You looking to light up a camp site or trying not to rub your truck up against a rock wall? "Wide beam AND distance" is pretty much an oxymoron. Pick one or string lotsa job...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By usgser
I wouldn't.

I wouldn't.
Forum: Americas 05-07-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By usgser
What's your question? Not much info other than...

What's your question? Not much info other than TX, CA, and car. Yeah talking with the CA DMV about their requirements for importing and licensing an out of state vehicle is step one. I've done a few...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By usgser
No idea but since it's got a "big bore"(hee hee)...

No idea but since it's got a "big bore"(hee hee) kit in it. I'd suspect rings. Sadly most previous owners that installed or had a shop do a big bore kit just can't wait to test their hopefully new...
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By usgser
You'll have more than $4 in it. Tubing,...

You'll have more than $4 in it. Tubing, yardstick, ATF but yes they work excellent and all you'll ever need for balancing carbs using vacuum. The new fangled balancers like TwinMax(got one too) are...
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By usgser
Cheap-n-easy start would be buy a couple new...

Cheap-n-easy start would be buy a couple new valve stem cores and a couple new caps.
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,100
Posted By usgser
$40 isn't a really good price but not crazy...

$40 isn't a really good price but not crazy unreasonable. Shop time is shop time regardless if the shop is rebuilding a motor, changing your oil or busting tires. At $40 a pop I'd do my own but it is...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By usgser
I just used ATF(Red, Dexron-GM type) Worked well...

I just used ATF(Red, Dexron-GM type) Worked well for me.
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,362
Posted By usgser
Agreed. The high zoot DMM's like Fluke's are...

Agreed. The high zoot DMM's like Fluke's are great for electronics repair but for basic 12vdc motorcycle/car diagnostics the el cheapo DMM's are all that's needed. No need to spend more than $20 for...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 928
Posted By usgser
If you have the proper spanner wrench that meshes...

If you have the proper spanner wrench that meshes with the fins and the nut loosens but then binds, smack the wrench with a hammer. If no joy i cut them off with a "sharp" thin cold chisel.
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,575
Posted By usgser
For camping I have a small Melita(?) funnel...

For camping I have a small Melita(?) funnel looking thingie that sits on your cup and holds a small paper filter . Got a bigger one for a home coffee pot. Works good. I'm not a Starbucks bean fan at...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,773
Posted By usgser
That's the type I've been using for decades for...

That's the type I've been using for decades for differentials, transmissions and transfer cases. Mine likely was bought at Napa in the 70's. I generally screw mine onto a gal jug of gearlube but...
Forum: Americas 04-28-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By usgser
Screw waiting for a riding partner. It's an...

Screw waiting for a riding partner. It's an adventure.
Put on your big boy pants and just go for it.
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,765
Posted By usgser
x2 Also steel bolts and aluminum blocks don't...

x2
Also steel bolts and aluminum blocks don't play well together.Threads will corrode /gall(gaul?). When installing steel bolts in aluminum put a dab of anti-seize on the threads.
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,968
Posted By usgser
Don't know anything about the MZ brand but nice...

Don't know anything about the MZ brand but nice looking outfit. For your intended use probably be a lot of fun. Please spend the time learning and practicing piloting a 3 wheeler before hauling your...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 918
Posted By usgser
I bought one from Napa 30-40 years ago. Still...

I bought one from Napa 30-40 years ago. Still works fine but ain't really much to go wrong with'em. If you buy one from anywhere don't buy the el cheapo with the rubber tip you have to hold against...
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By usgser
No clue so just guessing but the material looks...

No clue so just guessing but the material looks like it's for high temp. I would guess header pipe flange gaskets
Forum: Trip Planning 04-24-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By usgser
Ratchet straps are for stabilizing heavy stuff...

Ratchet straps are for stabilizing heavy stuff and in turn you need solid/strong anchor points. Think they're a bit overkill for your needs. I'd go with the above mentioned cinch straps or Rok Straps.
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,884
Posted By usgser
^This^

^This^
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,195
Posted By usgser
No I don't but the cambium is the woody area...

No I don't but the cambium is the woody area directly under the rough bark. Kinda wet and sticky. That's the hwy the food flows on. Girdle(ring) just refers to going all the way around the trunk. You...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,195
Posted By usgser
Girdle it. Cut about an inch width strip of the...

Girdle it. Cut about an inch width strip of the bark away all around the trunk exposing the cambium. It'll stop the flow of nutrients. It'll kill the entire tree not just new branches. Prolly take a...
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,511
Posted By usgser
Don't know about your 10 but the Ural 30 mgs is...

Don't know about your 10 but the Ural 30 mgs is about normal for a carbed Ural. But yeah all hacks get poor gas mileage compared to 2 wheelers. A bud has a stock HD outfit about a 2006 or so, he...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,090
Posted By usgser
KROIL...nuff said.

KROIL...nuff said.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,454
Posted By usgser
Check into a Givi A200. Too small for any weather...

Check into a Givi A200. Too small for any weather protection but for your needs should work fine. Not too expensive either. <$100
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,485
Posted By usgser
Yeah it's possible and have done it often even...

Yeah it's possible and have done it often even with fat arsed HD luxo-cruise boats but if you know a cop is behind you, why not just stab a toe down. Silly hoops yes but better than being in court...
Forum: Hacks 04-21-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,572
Posted By usgser
Yup Urals abhor lugging the motor. If you're...

Yup Urals abhor lugging the motor. If you're pulling a grade use the stir stick, that's what it's for. Not saying run wound out at max rpm for long stretches but the motor needs to be kept spun up....
Forum: Trip Planning 04-21-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,851
Posted By usgser
Hard to tell from here what stuff you intend to...

Hard to tell from here what stuff you intend to pack. I would say get the biggest panniers you can afford or think you might need. You "don't have to" fill them up. If you're concerned about weight...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By usgser
Where's your 12v power receptacle? I mounted one...

Where's your 12v power receptacle? I mounted one on the bars for fluff like GPS. I run a heated vest under a RoadCrafter and a Darien jacket and mounted another power outlet on the left side of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By usgser
The DMV are the folks you need to ask. I would...

The DMV are the folks you need to ask. I would think if it's plated for the street it'd be fine.
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