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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 79,723
Posted By H96669
Yep....Chevy or Toyota "Dana" axles. They are...

Yep....Chevy or Toyota "Dana" axles. They are pretty easy to find at most autoparts stores with a decent tool display. About $20.00.

O.D. cannot be over 65mm to fit inside the FD neck so maybe...
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 714
Posted By H96669
I had to fix a few wires last winter and right...

I had to fix a few wires last winter and right close from connectors I can't remove.:cry I wasn't too happy buying such a quantity of "Permatex" liquid tape for just a few wires but what do you do?
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Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,104
Posted By H96669
Does this helps? ...

Does this helps?

http://robertsilas.com/documents/35.html
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By H96669
Yep....same thing happened when I bought the...

Yep....same thing happened when I bought the K1200RS years ago. "Specialist" mounted a lower profile tire on the front.:eek1 Handled like S...t, very heavy at low speeds and squirelly at high speeds...
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By H96669
I mounted one for a friend a couple weeks ago....

I mounted one for a friend a couple weeks ago. Not gummy for sure but "Made in China".:cry What was even worse?...my friend bought it in the US to save a few $$$. Tire was already 2 years old when we...
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,806
Posted By H96669
Hand impacts? I have one here that takes 1/4"...

Hand impacts? I have one here that takes 1/4" hex. Not sure if them bits are available in JIS, they must be I have some in the "break into anything" kits. And the weird crosshead sometimes used on...
Forum: Canada 04-28-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By H96669
That shouldn't be a problem. 4 days and 2 hrs...

That shouldn't be a problem. 4 days and 2 hrs from Verdun to Nelson a few years ago. Crossing at Plattsburg.....even had a new tire mounted somewhere in PA and then across staying well away from any...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,103
Posted By H96669
I feel your pain....had to zipcut the front...

I feel your pain....had to zipcut the front knuckle right out of my little Honda. Came out in two pieces.:eek1

Even used ones for that little bike were rather expensive on fleabay.But I looked...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By H96669
OK then....I'll ask first. Has the shifter...

OK then....I'll ask first. Has the shifter mechanism been lubed in that 90K? Them ball/sockets arrangements do require some lube otherwise they'll bind and may not push the transmission all the way...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,525
Posted By H96669
That's a "87-90" frame and if I judge from the...

That's a "87-90" frame and if I judge from the parts fiche they go from 87-90 then 91 up.Titled in BC as an 88. I don't know how Ontario handles the paperwork to retain the model/year you'd have to...
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By H96669
Good luck....you may still want to look at the CT...

Good luck....you may still want to look at the CT offerings. Usually next to the brake lines and other stuff they have a display with fuel related parts. Fuel line for sure but I think only 5/16" and...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By H96669
Dedicated fuel line in 1/4" that has the markings...

Dedicated fuel line in 1/4" that has the markings to satisfy the inspector? Not hard to find in Canada but I stay the heck out of CT for such things.

FI or carburated? I'll guess carburated.
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Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,525
Posted By H96669
My guess? Even if the frame can be straightened ...

My guess? Even if the frame can be straightened most of the mounting points will still need attention and may not line up.

I have a straight frame/subframe available.Sure needs painting but...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By H96669
Would be nice to know exactly what the OP has to...

Would be nice to know exactly what the OP has to braze?

And with what type of brazing rod? I do have quite a lot of bronze rods here and glad that I do, getting rather expensive.

Not even...
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,854
Posted By H96669
There you go....on the old Toyota, never mind the...

There you go....on the old Toyota, never mind the red wire it is 8ga for the winch. And yes it does have a circuit breaker (30A)for the enquiring minds and so does a similar arrangement on my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 79,723
Posted By H96669
Well....1,000 miles and all good!:clap I guess I...

Well....1,000 miles and all good!:clap I guess I am one of the lucky ones finessing them in there with the plastic hammer.:rofl

"In case of doubt get a bigger hammer"......:huh:rofl

Just came...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By H96669
How many on that wheel? Same style wheel on the...

How many on that wheel? Same style wheel on the R100GS. Had to punch just about every spoke out after cutting them with the bolt cutters about 2" from the wheel.

Just about every single one was...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By H96669
I missed that Alberta. No Ohlins service centers...

I missed that Alberta. No Ohlins service centers over there? There is one in Abbotsford BC.

http://www.rmrsuspensions.com/

That was why I bought Ohlins, no service centers here for the other...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,300
Posted By H96669
Well...I have lots of fuel for anyone in need....

Well...I have lots of fuel for anyone in need. That is if I am here and not on the road. Kootenays or otherwise, I do carry emergency fuel most times and my bike is now way better set to tap into the...
Forum: The Garage 04-12-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,854
Posted By H96669
The relays I used on my bike are less than $10.00...

The relays I used on my bike are less than $10.00 a piece. Yes they come with the tab to mount them and yes they are weather resistant Bosch style.I think they were on sale the other day for $6.95...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By H96669
I have never done that but someone gave me a...

I have never done that but someone gave me a quart of Amsoil suspension fluid. Certainly says right on it that it can be used for both shocks and forks.

5W but I think I'll get some 10W and do a...
Forum: The Garage 04-12-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,285
Posted By H96669
I painted my belly pan with the Krylon. Looks...

I painted my belly pan with the Krylon. Looks good and stuck on for sure. But I wouldn't use a rattlecan on a tank.....hard to do light coats especially the Krylon. And took a long time to...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,300
Posted By H96669
He didn't retire....just kept complaining about...

He didn't retire....just kept complaining about not being able to buy fuel at what was that? $14,000 or so/no credit from the distributor.

Yep he said....I am selling mid-grade at regular prices....
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,854
Posted By H96669
Not many add-ons available until the 70's. And...

Not many add-ons available until the 70's. And then they started coming out....power hungry 8-tracks...spotlights plugged in the cigarette lighter plug....radar detectors.:D

I still have dad's...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,300
Posted By H96669
:clap Fuel in Fauquier for sure. Regular...Diesel...

:clap Fuel in Fauquier for sure. Regular...Diesel "clear and dyed". No Premium but the owner wasn't there so I couldn't ask why or when they'd get some. Fuel truck just didn't show up on the thursday...
Forum: Canada 04-09-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,300
Posted By H96669
Are you ever wrong about both Fauquier and...

Are you ever wrong about both Fauquier and Cherryville.:evil

Ethanol free?:rofl Only been since last april that we got ethanol in our gas. Kamloops refinery wasn't set to add corn juice to the...
Forum: Canada 04-09-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,300
Posted By H96669
A little bumpy that road Eh! Looks like they will...

A little bumpy that road Eh! Looks like they will be paving soon, bumps are paintmarked.

350kms yesterday, there and back.
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Forum: Canada 04-08-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,300
Posted By H96669
31A is also clear but some sand in the corners....

31A is also clear but some sand in the corners. Chilly by the frozen lakes and that is one place I'd watch for black ice if early morning. Snow banks are melting away and nowhere for the water to go...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By H96669
Lube?:wink:

Lube?:wink:
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,252
Posted By H96669
Tell me about botched jobs. I don't know how many...

Tell me about botched jobs. I don't know how many times I have fixed oil leaks on previously botched jobs.:cry Almost always marks on the mating surfaces from screwdrivers and such implements.
...
Forum: Canada 04-07-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,300
Posted By H96669
Cherryville!:evil They do have warm...

Cherryville!:evil

They do have warm toilets! But you can check out the outbuilding in the back, locals built a rather nice "cedar composting" toilet behind the store. But mine at home has nicer...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 249,575
Posted By H96669
My HF compressor has done pretty good.Only thing...

My HF compressor has done pretty good.Only thing is the 2HP rating, they may be a little on the high side on that one. If you look inside the motor....casing is half-empty.:D

Doesn't start good...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By H96669
Yep pretty well the setup on my bike,idiot light...

Yep pretty well the setup on my bike,idiot light on at around 10PSI. For a bike that usually keeps the oil pressure at 73 PSI/4,000 Rpms according to my gauge, I wouldn't want to know how long it ran...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,300
Posted By H96669
I'll doublecheck on that the gas in...

I'll doublecheck on that the gas in Fauquier.Local rumors are often just that and they came from the old coot/neighbor anyway.:lol3 But that's what happened with Roger at the Mushroom, hardly ever...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,624
Posted By H96669
I don't go to dealers unless in need of parts....

I don't go to dealers unless in need of parts. Yamaha wheel bearings are much cheaper than the BMWs for that one bearing.:D

And I am waiting on that one little Honda seal to repair my starter....
Forum: Canada 04-05-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,300
Posted By H96669
Snow....salt and salty mud!:eek1:eek1:eek1 ...

Snow....salt and salty mud!:eek1:eek1:eek1

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-w50CC2Lvh3s/VSFvgiiOeiI/AAAAAAAAFSk/25dz0jGFeDk/w744-h558-no/DSC05881.JPG

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Forum: Canada 04-05-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By H96669
Yes...maybe even pop by hand. A little cleaning...

Yes...maybe even pop by hand. A little cleaning and they'll be shiny as new.:D

Hum....I have to do a thread somewhere else on "front brakes/rotors/calipers" and all that preventive maintenance...
Forum: Canada 04-04-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,300
Posted By H96669
Best guess...my little bike isn't GPS equipped....

Best guess...my little bike isn't GPS equipped. 700/750m for the fresh stuff.:D

I should have brought my new piece of Stihl equipment. No Huskies up there so I didn't have to sing a little Zappa...
Forum: Canada 04-04-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,300
Posted By H96669
Yep...stop at that old service station on the way...

Yep...stop at that old service station on the way to Syringa/Cayuse and take pics. Interesting yard that looks like it has been locked up "as it was" many years ago.:evil

What I really should do...
Forum: Canada 04-04-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,300
Posted By H96669
Fresh...??? Much warmer this morning at 460m than...

Fresh...??? Much warmer this morning at 460m than yesterday. 4C!:clap

Looking up the hill....trees are covered with white stuff just another 150m or so up.:wink:

I hope the gate is open just...
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