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Forum: Alaska 06-29-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 65,539
Posted By FlyRescue
Awesome pics, looks like a great time!

Awesome pics, looks like a great time!
Forum: Alaska 06-29-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By FlyRescue
Last year I saw a miata and a 48' coach on that...

Last year I saw a miata and a 48' coach on that road. We need a better secret.
Forum: Alaska 06-28-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By FlyRescue
Wow, sounds like we need to make a "hard time...

Wow, sounds like we need to make a "hard time home" award, lol.
Forum: Alaska 06-28-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By FlyRescue
Awesome, glad to hear it :)

Awesome, glad to hear it :)
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-25-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 26,779
Posted By FlyRescue
Basically. Got home, life happened.

Basically. Got home, life happened.
Forum: Alaska 06-15-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By FlyRescue
Is the 585+all day waiting because it was like a...

Is the 585+all day waiting because it was like a Goldwing at a BMW maintenance facility? I know a tire change takes less than 20 minutes on the GS, but I can see it being a pain in the ass on half a...
Forum: Alaska 06-14-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By FlyRescue
Any news on this? Hate not knowing the...

Any news on this? Hate not knowing the solution....for empirical data, and such.
Forum: Alaska 06-13-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By FlyRescue
If the battery is new new, then ostensibly it is...

If the battery is new new, then ostensibly it is good. Charging it and running only the bike is total loss, and our big GS's use a lot of power to just be 'on'.

After typing a bunch, then...
Forum: Alaska 06-01-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,590
Posted By FlyRescue
Ftfy

1. Copy these instructions along with the most current list of names.
2. Hit "New Reply" button (no, not the "quote" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4. Add the next number and your name; each member...
Forum: Alaska 05-30-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 60,689
Posted By FlyRescue
Awesome pics Hacky! Love seeing the GSA tearing...

Awesome pics Hacky! Love seeing the GSA tearing it up.
Forum: Alaska 05-30-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By FlyRescue
Bob Loblaw's law blog? Better than Gene...

Bob Loblaw's law blog?

Better than Gene Parmesean
Forum: Alaska 05-28-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By FlyRescue
Are analrapists welcome? What about...

Are analrapists welcome?

What about never-nudes?

Maybe it's time for ANUSTART with tires.

Guess I just blue myself...
Forum: Alaska 05-12-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By FlyRescue
Pieces of shit. What is it about stealing kids'...

Pieces of shit. What is it about stealing kids' bikes? So much more hurt that way.
Forum: Alaska 04-25-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By FlyRescue
I drove up from Vermont last August. Took the...

I drove up from Vermont last August. Took the northern route through montreal, michigan, and subsequently punched up through into canada in North Dakota. I'm assuming you're going to go Alcan down to...
Forum: Alaska 04-04-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,842
Posted By FlyRescue
Hey! There's my old Seca in the background :thumb

Hey! There's my old Seca in the background :thumb
Forum: Alaska 04-04-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By FlyRescue
Lol, "Faternity" ...

Lol, "Faternity"

http://i561.photobucket.com/albums/ss56/benklein/faternity_zpsqe5stylu.png (http://s561.photobucket.com/user/benklein/media/faternity_zpsqe5stylu.png.html)
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
Yep, three speed column shift manual.

Yep, three speed column shift manual.
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
It's just starting to act like my Audi and Volvo.

It's just starting to act like my Audi and Volvo.
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
Can a highly lean condition cause bad knocking?

Can a highly lean condition cause bad knocking?
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
Has power brakes, I'll try that. What am...

Has power brakes, I'll try that.

What am I looking for when I pull the carb?

Figured out it's not the fuel filter knocking around. There is definitely something clunking around inside...
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
I just wanted to add "THANKS!" you guys are...

I just wanted to add "THANKS!" you guys are giving me lots of helpful nudges and anecdotes. I feel like I am going to be able to enjoy this thing sooner than later!
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
Ran the motor for ~ 20 minutes. Started and...

Ran the motor for ~ 20 minutes. Started and stopped it about half a dozen times without fail. Still needs full choke all the time, though.

The firing order still appears to be new/351 style.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
So I have been tinkering a bit. Under full choke,...

So I have been tinkering a bit. Under full choke, it starts fast and runs well. I haven't run it for more than 5 minutes at a time in the last 4 times or so.

Fuel system seems to be working...
Forum: Alaska 03-25-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,590
Posted By FlyRescue
Looks like I'll be going. Seeya there YFF's

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Forum: Alaska 03-25-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By FlyRescue
:huh

:huh
Forum: Alaska 03-25-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By FlyRescue
Yeah I get a call three times a week on my home...

Yeah I get a call three times a week on my home phone, and a mailer once a week. Not even good fire starter paper, like glossy-create-creosote shit.
Forum: Alaska 03-23-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By FlyRescue
It wouldn't be the weirdest thing taken to...

It wouldn't be the weirdest thing taken to dawson....

http://www.ridermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/2008-Can-Am-Spyder-Motorcycle-Test-Drevenstedt-061.jpg
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
So it warmed up and now it is circulating water...

So it warmed up and now it is circulating water and maintaining a good temp. Oil pressure seems reasonable for an older motor. 55psi-ish on cold start, 15psi-ish hot idle.

The thing sounds...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
Van seems to be circulating water now. Can't run...

Van seems to be circulating water now. Can't run the factory air cleaner because of the HEI distributor, so I think that's why it's having a bit of trouble of choke. Going to button the thing up now...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,462
Posted By FlyRescue
I have a 74 Ford van that I am putting custom...

I have a 74 Ford van that I am putting custom gauges in.

For fuel, you can find online what the resistance readings are. I bought this one for my van www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000EVWEG8/...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
In the high 40's / low 50's today and I have to...

In the high 40's / low 50's today and I have to day off. Going to go finish off the van (ideally) and throw a battery in the GS!
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
So can we assume this was a non-Mustang (big car,...

So can we assume this was a non-Mustang (big car, or truck) 302 with TBI and a flat-tappet cam? Does that make it an H.O. or not?
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
Again, thanks for all the awesome info! There are...

Again, thanks for all the awesome info! There are just to many idiosyncrasies with these SBF's.

My engine has the 351 firing order. I know this because it's not the one that's stamped on the '74...
Forum: Alaska 03-13-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By FlyRescue
Haha oh shit, Tom's come out of hibernation! Yeah...

Haha oh shit, Tom's come out of hibernation! Yeah I was shocked that they made a conscience effort to make repairs as well. That being said about 6 months ago there was a another "technical campaign"...
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
The original distributor that was on the motor...

The original distributor that was on the motor was destroyed when I got it. The van was running duraspark, but I really wanted to move to HEI 1 wire ignition. The distributor that I have on there now...
Forum: Alaska 03-12-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By FlyRescue
I love the snarky caption on the picture in the...

I love the snarky caption on the picture in the article...wait, that's my bike. SHIT.
Forum: Alaska 03-10-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 192,223
Posted By FlyRescue
Damn Kevin, you're like the worst...

Damn Kevin, you're like the worst influence...haha!
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 508,611
Posted By FlyRescue
I had to troubleshoot a bad idle problem on the...

I had to troubleshoot a bad idle problem on the wife's Audi. Turned out it needed a cam chain tensioner, coolant flange, temp sensor, cam position sensor, and some now vaccuum fittings. Oh, and I...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
Here's what I found, the passenger side gasket...

Here's what I found, the passenger side gasket WAS installed backwards, the driver's has a tab up front. The cylinders look fine, nothing I am going to worry about. And this gives me the opportunity...
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,649
Posted By FlyRescue
Wonderful! :eek1

Wonderful! :eek1
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