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Forum: Some Assembly Required Today, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By sailah
That's what I would do. I'm pretty sure all USB...

That's what I would do. I'm pretty sure all USB devices follow the same voltage protocol so it should be fine. I was going to suggest something similar. If you do hardwire know that if you don't...
Forum: Some Assembly Required Today, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By sailah
That's like saying it's a motorcycle. There are...

That's like saying it's a motorcycle. There are a few different form factors depending in the model or series. Does garmin offer a hardware kit for your gps? That's probably the easiest.

Most...
Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By sailah
What kind of GPS? My garmin Montana I...

What kind of GPS?

My garmin Montana I hardware the cradle into all my bikes. Makes swapping it around easy. I personally wire mine into an always hot circuit so it doesn't reboot at the gas...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By sailah
I'm invading your parking lot Saturday morning:D

I'm invading your parking lot Saturday morning:D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By sailah
How does the weekend I threw out there sound?

How does the weekend I threw out there sound?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By sailah
How about Sept 27-28 weekend? Either day is...

How about Sept 27-28 weekend? Either day is fine for me.

The weekend before is Cromag and I'm planning on going to that.

Any and all are welcome
Forum: The Garage 08-25-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By sailah
Uh, I'm not sure that's the area I'd be looking...

Uh, I'm not sure that's the area I'd be looking to save a few dollars. I think any kind of "line" would be cobbled together because of the various banjo fittings necessary and introduce 2 more areas...
Forum: The Garage 08-25-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By sailah
I bought mine at Tandy Leather. They had a local...

I bought mine at Tandy Leather. They had a local store so I could go touch/feel and find a hide without too many blemishes. They only sell whole hides so you get quite a bit. I used a thin...
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By sailah
+2 listen to the man Ran my duramax dry in...

+2 listen to the man

Ran my duramax dry in New Jersey side of the parkway at 11pm in the POURING rain headed to a bachelor party in NYC. After hitch hiking to the next exit, somehow I had a fuel...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-24-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By sailah
Jimmy!:lol3 I'll take you sailing anytime...

Jimmy!:lol3

I'll take you sailing anytime you want pal:freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-23-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By sailah
Yeah I forgot about cromag which I am going to so...

Yeah I forgot about cromag which I am going to so other than that weekend...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-23-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By sailah
Jim you're in baby. I'm anchored off Georges...

Jim you're in baby. I'm anchored off Georges island right now. Kids and wife are napping down below. Boat is rolling in some gentle swells. Lots of wind today everyone and their cousins are...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By sailah
Sweet I love the Shannon boats. I was hot on the...

Sweet I love the Shannon boats. I was hot on the trail of a Shannon 38 this spring but lost the bidding war. Ended up buying this boat instead. Those 28 look sweet.

Boston is fun but not a lot...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By sailah
I agree September is a great month usually better...

I agree September is a great month usually better wind then august. If people get into it I'd be willing to make it more of a semi regular thing.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By sailah
South Boston sailing day

Yo,

I've had a couple people say they would be interested in going out sailing sometime. As the summer winds down it's a great time to be on the water.

I live in hingham at the shipyard and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-21-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,576
Posted By sailah
My Fz1 runs worst on the highway with wind gusts...

My Fz1 runs worst on the highway with wind gusts seemingly wrecking havoc on the airflow. Sideways gusts are the worst and the bike just falls on its face. I can hammer it and make it go away but...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-20-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,576
Posted By sailah
I stuck my fuel pump on the clutch side down just...

I stuck my fuel pump on the clutch side down just above the chain. Had to build a guard so the chain wouldn't hit it. But it ended up fine. One issue I ran into which you won't have is trying to...
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By sailah
I just can't do it:D

I just can't do it:D
Forum: Vendors 08-19-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By sailah
That is a fantastic deal on my favorite tire. ...

That is a fantastic deal on my favorite tire. Too bad they aren't my size.
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,452
Posted By sailah
I recall when I was thinking about the injector...

I recall when I was thinking about the injector repair it was about $3600 for the Bosch injectors. As noted the early Duramax engines required a lot of disassembly to get to the injectors. None of...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,452
Posted By sailah
I loved my duramax but the 3 sets of injectors...

I loved my duramax but the 3 sets of injectors replaced under warranty were enough to purge diesel from my injection pump.

Merchant Automotive is excellent those guys could do yours blindfolded. ...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-16-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By sailah
+1 on the ninja engine. It's compact cheap...

+1 on the ninja engine. It's compact cheap plenty of power fuel injected reliable long service intervals. You may look into just buying a wrecked bike and using the existing frame and modifying...
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,604
Posted By sailah
The roller does a nice job of gentle bends but...

The roller does a nice job of gentle bends but it's a skill.

The bender is for precision repeatable constant radius bends.

Different tools, both work well.
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,604
Posted By sailah
No chance that roller is fitting in anything flat...

No chance that roller is fitting in anything flat rate. The wheel has to be 30" in diameter. The frame is pretty chunky too. It's a big set of boxes. And any bender is going to be equally as...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,604
Posted By sailah
I have that. Comes in two boxes, one for the...

I have that. Comes in two boxes, one for the wheel, one for everything else. Probably weighs 50-75 lbs? Can't remember exactly. packed flat for delivery

Swag off-road makes some trick parts...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By sailah
Bumping this up:D. I'm in Jackson now and...

Bumping this up:D. I'm in Jackson now and planning on riding tomorrow. Probably will get an RT like last time but might venture over to the dark side:wink:

Last time I rode here I went up to...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,422
Posted By sailah
I'm partial to powdercoat but I had access to a...

I'm partial to powdercoat but I had access to a booth so that changes things. Done right they both last and are durable.

In either case the prep work is far more effort than the final coat.
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By sailah
My lm2 was doa and they wouldn't take it back. ...

My lm2 was doa and they wouldn't take it back. Thankfully I bought mine from amazon.

It actually did work briefly but the cable wouldn't stay attached.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By sailah
For $50 it would be worth it to me to start with...

For $50 it would be worth it to me to start with a better unknown (ebay harness) than your complete unknown which is just frustrating. Get the bike running THEN start slimming down the harness. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,967
Posted By sailah
Personally I don't haul on the center stand but I...

Personally I don't haul on the center stand but I can't see it being a huge issue. I prefer to let the suspension do it's thing, but I really don't see it being damaging unless he was ratcheting...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,985
Posted By sailah
^^^:deal I would use a punch to get a center...

^^^:deal

I would use a punch to get a center divot started. It's really important to get it on center. Start off with a small tap on the punch. Is it on center? Great hit it again and make it...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-28-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 32,449
Posted By sailah
Jerry, One thing I did on my ninja build was...

Jerry,

One thing I did on my ninja build was to weld on some tapped slugs to my subframe. It allowed me to build some custom pannier racks for soft bags out of aluminum tubing that unbolt very...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,434
Posted By sailah
My ninja 650 with dirt suspension weighs 375...

My ninja 650 with dirt suspension weighs 375 fully fueled. Lifts front wheel in second, fuel injected, cruises at 75, top speed I've taken it to is 114 mph on GPS although I suspect it would do more...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,355
Posted By sailah
Pm sent

Pm sent
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,945
Posted By sailah
I grew up sailing and tying knots so I'm handy...

I grew up sailing and tying knots so I'm handy with rope. I dont use it a ton on bikes but I do use a trucker's hitch often tying things down.


...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4,329
Views: 265,445
Posted By sailah
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d171/mainesailah...

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d171/mainesailah/mainesailah001/20140724_135026_zpsknjpjy6s.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4,329
Views: 265,445
Posted By sailah
Sweet. I did Marblehead Halifax in 2005. We...

Sweet. I did Marblehead Halifax in 2005. We got smoked haha.

Saw a 990 at the dam I left them a sticker. .....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4,329
Views: 265,445
Posted By sailah
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d171/mainesailah...

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d171/mainesailah/mainesailah001/20140724_124159_zps7yyemias.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,899
Posted By sailah
Remove the crust too...

Remove the crust too...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,980
Posted By sailah
Try tap magic or rapid tap and usea center drill...

Try tap magic or rapid tap and usea center drill first
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