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Forum: The Garage 09-02-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 553,134
Posted By xymotic
LOL thanks guys. I know I'm gonna need to hydro...

LOL thanks guys. I know I'm gonna need to hydro test, but after watching a couple compressor explosions on youtube the whole thing scares the crap out of me.
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 553,134
Posted By xymotic
how to weld pressure vessels (and hopefully not die!)

I want to construct an onboard air system for my steel sailboat. Since space (and a lesser extent money) are an issue, my 'plan' is to take an older gas 2 tank wheelbarrow compressor I have and...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
Posted By xymotic
not running with a trashed body but it's got $14k...

not running with a trashed body but it's got $14k in upgrades!
https://miami.craigslist.org/brw/rvs/4336330471.html
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
Posted By xymotic
I'm selling a Hobart 135 Mig welder; asking $325...

I'm selling a Hobart 135 Mig welder; asking $325 but this is the first email I got and then the little twat flagged the ad off for 3 days (14 separate posts before he finally gave up)

> ill give...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,252
Posted By xymotic
Normally I'd say Eastern WA / Eastern OR / CO ...

Normally I'd say Eastern WA / Eastern OR / CO

But for no snow my vote would go to Arizona/vegas/NM

If you're ok not having DS literally at your doorstep then LA or San Diego Better "riding"...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
Posted By xymotic
Even money bet that the "new piston" is connected...

Even money bet that the "new piston" is connected to anything


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Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
Posted By xymotic
Here's a whole new take on Cafe Racer for you: ...

Here's a whole new take on Cafe Racer for you:

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4300290601.html

But hey it was worth a grand brand new a decade ago and black krylon ain't free!
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,464
Posted By xymotic
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
Posted By xymotic
I love seeing them get caught out in 40 degree...

I love seeing them get caught out in 40 degree weather wrapped up like the stay-puft marshmallow man with 1000 layers of fleece under their leather jackets and then an open faced pith style helmet...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
Posted By xymotic
http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/cto/4280029325.h...

http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/cto/4280029325.html

And I seriously question the 19MPG claim too :)
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
I went the other way and ordered some billet...

I went the other way and ordered some billet Aluminium ones from HDB

They are not flexable not super cheap (but not bad either) but: you can literally beat on them with a hammer

I like them...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
I'm fairly certain that those are different...

I'm fairly certain that those are different washers that are actually part of the OEM bearings (and do not have a part #)

That's what set me off on my path to confusion in the first place!

They...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-10-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
Posted By xymotic
Man; Simple wiring is Expensive!

Man; Simple wiring is Expensive!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2014, 11:31 PM
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Views: 213,222
Posted By xymotic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbu6nXV3xZ4&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbu6nXV3xZ4&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
Thanks a bunch for looking and following up I...

Thanks a bunch for looking and following up I really appreciate the help
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
Yeah I find the coyote quite nice for multi day...

Yeah I find the coyote quite nice for multi day trips I've tried overnight on the mojavi and it's tough that thing is small it's great for bringing a couple 2 liter bottles from the store and that's...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
Posted By xymotic
You definitely won't find another liked it:rofl

You definitely won't find another liked it:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 01-06-2014, 03:27 PM
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Views: 213,222
Posted By xymotic
I think that one's kinda cool actually at least...

I think that one's kinda cool actually at least he's not asking 9k for it or calling it a cruiser
Forum: Old's Cool 01-06-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
Posted By xymotic
Not a bike but does selling a $500 used welder...

Not a bike but does selling a $500 used welder for $900 count?
http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/for/4274396294.html
Forum: Old's Cool 01-06-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
Posted By xymotic
The only time I ever had to get a bike inspected...

The only time I ever had to get a bike inspected was changing states (and NV tried to tell me my CA plated 50 state legal 2008 EFI Husky was "Obviously a converted dirtbike & they put those EPA...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
I'm pretty sure they go outside of the dust...

I'm pretty sure they go outside of the dust covers on top and under the bottom dust cover (which sucks because I had a shop put on the bottom bearing on the stem and I'm not going back in

If dirty...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
Geeze nevermind There's a inset in the seal...

Geeze nevermind

There's a inset in the seal for the washer

I guess I shoulda looked at the parts instead of the damned picture

duh
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
I'm pretty sure it had none

I'm pretty sure it had none
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
I'm replacing the head bearings and think I may...

I'm replacing the head bearings and think I may have made a boo-boo

http://www.ontheboat.net/gallery3/var/resizes/misc/Screen%20Shot%202014-01-05%20at%207_37_27%20PM.png?m=1388980405

Does #56...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
Im a big fan of the Giant loop too but I will say...

Im a big fan of the Giant loop too but I will say that a con is that they are a huge PITA if they aren't 50% full They can flop around and get in the tire


And they are kinda ard to attach to a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
So it's behind the shock?

So it's behind the shock?
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
Rear Brake wire routing

Can someone tell me how their rear Brake switch wire is routed?

Replacing my switch AND the wiring harness and looking in the shop manual I "think" it's supposed to go forward of the frame

But...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
Bear in mind that its a lot easier to strengthen...

Bear in mind that its a lot easier to strengthen a straight frame than it is to try and fix torn & tweaked Aluminium
Forum: Old's Cool 12-25-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
Posted By xymotic
Isn't it weird how they spell Honda in Japanese? ...

Isn't it weird how they spell Honda in Japanese? I would have never guessed it had a Y and an M in it like that
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,951
Posted By xymotic
I also have a couple harrington rods in my lower...

I also have a couple harrington rods in my lower back and basically NO flexibility

Honestly I start to ache and feel bad if I don't ride

I got them due to an accident when I was 25 or so and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
Yeah I dunno why I never really think of digi-key...

Yeah I dunno why I never really think of digi-key or mouser for stuff when I need it

Usually it's that I can't find what I want

It didn't even occure to me to just put n a different connector...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
Thanks I kinda thought that was the case but...

Thanks I kinda thought that was the case but wasn't sure

Yeah this bike's had a fair share of issues, Mostly the wiring's always been real tight up to the three relays on the left side. It's...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
So I'm in the midst of replacing my wiring...

So I'm in the midst of replacing my wiring harness due to some meltage at the regulator and the bike's had intermitant electrical gremlins. AND broke my subframe again And I bought a new-ish harness...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
That's technically true on the 610 (SM & TE) the...

That's technically true on the 610 (SM & TE) the clutch basket is two pieces that move against springs rather than a solid unit
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9,277
Views: 1,852,758
Posted By xymotic
That's not quite accurate either - there are...

That's not quite accurate either - there are vapor recovery pumps that don't use the boot (and work a lot better!) but stations just don't wanna spring the extra few bucks for them
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
Yeah the stock chain left my bike at about 6k too...

Yeah the stock chain left my bike at about 6k too and took out the chain guard castings and punched a hole in the case and left me in the styxx so I'd definitely advocate getting that done sooner...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,646,035
Posted By xymotic
+1 on the pivots and also on losing the rubber. ...

+1 on the pivots and also on losing the rubber.

A they don't provide hardly any cushion on the best day, and they are downright dangerous when wet, which... happens a little bit in the winter here...
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 76,261
Posted By xymotic
That was plan B :)

That was plan B :)
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 76,261
Posted By xymotic
A Garage? Powertools? What are you frikken...

A Garage? Powertools? What are you frikken Rockefeller?

I was on a date and didn't have a corcksrew, found a drywall screw in the wall, got it out with a leatherman opend wine and put it back it...
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 553,134
Posted By xymotic
Lol. I was afraid that would be the case. I might...

Lol. I was afraid that would be the case. I might pay a guy 100 to do it a third time...

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