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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By chambersc
Way ahead in my opinion, just because you dont...

Way ahead in my opinion, just because you dont need permits and building inspectors. Build it into what you want as you go, do it cash, dont borrow money or use a credit card to do it, and youll be...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
A Saturday full of tinkering.

Carburetors back out again, hopefully this was REALLY the last time. Had an oil leak at the rear head for my oil line modification. Also, the front cylinders coolant crossover tube had an o-ring...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
Mounting Accel Super Coils

So just in case anyone else runs into issues mounting Accel Super Coils on their VF, here's the simple solution. The problem is that on the factory coils, the plug lead outputs face the rear and the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
Im starting to get excited, finally. It starts...

Im starting to get excited, finally. It starts instantly when its cold and sounds great. It has been a LONG journey. A lot longer than I thought it would be when I bought it on eBay and made the...
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,649
Posted By chambersc
Ask and you shall receive

Be aware, my home brewing terminology is lacking, but this is his set up. He at least knows what the hell he is doing, I mostly drink his beer.

All Electric RIMS system....
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
Fresh clutch

New EBC SRk clutch kit installed with fibers, steels, and spring and it works like a champ now. Fired it up, pulled in the clutch and dropped it into gear with no dying. Even made a couple of laps...
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,649
Posted By chambersc
Next time Im over there I'll see about getting...

Next time Im over there I'll see about getting some pics.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By chambersc
Sadly, it didn't last for me. Made it about 6...

Sadly, it didn't last for me. Made it about 6 months and then went back to ABS failure. I haven't tried any strategic hammering again. It might correct it, might not. Probably just need to stop...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
Im proud to announce...

It was ridden yesterday.

There were no photos or videos taken, but it moved under its own power around the yard. Couldn't get the the clutch to unstick. Rode the entire time with the clutch...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,649
Posted By chambersc
A good buddy of mine is a fire-breathing, out of...

A good buddy of mine is a fire-breathing, out of control, home brewer. Large, all stainless system with gas burners, electric transfer pumps with digital readout, etc. Makes some amazing beers.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By chambersc
I would say radiator shop, but I have a super...

I would say radiator shop, but I have a super kick ass radiator guy here in town that has fixed some amazing shit you would never think was repairable. He custom built oversized radiators for me for...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
Outside the garage in one piece!

First time its been outside in the sun, in one piece, in years!

Had to pull the carbs off again and clean, its been 2 years since they were built and I was having rear cylinder stumbles. So, off...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,303
Posted By chambersc
Same exact issue I have with mine. I just gave...

Same exact issue I have with mine. I just gave up. My plan was to have it rebuilt this winter but its almost March and I haven't done it so I'm guessing it won't happen this year either.
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,390
Posted By chambersc
No pre-made plans. I started looking at buying a...

No pre-made plans. I started looking at buying a building and was just blown away at the cost for a 12x16 building. And building it myself allowed me to spread the cost out of a period of time. I...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,390
Posted By chambersc
That discussion has come up many times. My wife...

That discussion has come up many times. My wife has said "we're not far from using that..." a few times and Ive reminded her that if I dont get the electrical, insulation, and drywall done before we...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,390
Posted By chambersc
No, I don't mind everyone seeing it, I wish I had...

No, I don't mind everyone seeing it, I wish I had been able to find more before I dove off into this too.

As it stands right now in the last photo I have about $2,200 in it.

My contractor...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,390
Posted By chambersc
Sheating

A bit of sheathing installed this weekend. Not totally sheathed, but getting closer.

Yes, the piece over the door got cut upside down, and I didnt know about shorter studs so 96" walls were...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
Radiators, brakes, and hoses. Oh my!

Radiators installed with braided hoses.
"New" throttle cables (both aren't available new, so one is used)
Front brakes and braided hoes.

Idiling smooth and nice and quiet but a little slow...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
Forks!

A shipment from Jamie Daugherty today puts forks back on the bike with cartridge emulators. This weekend brings brakes and lower radiator. ...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,390
Posted By chambersc
Thanks. I'm a pretty inexperienced carpenter....

Thanks. I'm a pretty inexperienced carpenter. Mechanical stuff I've done my whole life but carpentry I've done when I absolutely had to.

Thankfully, I have a good buddy who is a contractor with...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,390
Posted By chambersc
Very nice. I can see this one getting out of hand...

Very nice. I can see this one getting out of hand too. I plan to drywall it when its done inside. Im not much of a drywall guy but its the shed so it will be good practice.
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,390
Posted By chambersc
Im already wishing i had made it bigger and I...

Im already wishing i had made it bigger and I haven't even sheathed the walls yet. Now that I'm seeing it in place I could have easily gone another 4 feet to the south and it be 20 feet long. But, it...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,390
Posted By chambersc
Finally!

A weekend with some nice weather to get some rafters up.
http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad185/chadchambers/shed%20build/C6549291-60BC-42B2-B1E5-F2C3BC805C58_zps8eh5bmrq.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
It has a drive system now!

An hour of tinkering this evening brought fresh chain and sprockets.

Tomorrow the weather looks outstanding so time to get some roof rafters built and installed on the new shed/shop while I can....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,303
Posted By chambersc
Had this exact issue on my 2007 and do again.

Here's my post on that from last year.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=933514

Had it corrected for a while but its back now. I'm guessing I'm going to have to have Module Masters...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
Problem Solved

Top end rattle gone. New cam chain tensioner solved the isssue.

Nice and quiet.
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
Wish me luck!

So I cant sleep because I needed to write down my punch list for tomorrow's work day on the Interceptor. If I dont get it down on paper I will forget half of it and I wont sleep.

But the biggie,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
Open end caps and V-4's

Oh what a sound. Got the open end caps for the Supertrapps's today. After a quick trip across the buffing stand I had to install them and fire it up. Glorious. Those motors were meant for open end...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
More progress on the 'trapps

Now I HAVE to do the other side! Open end caps should be here Wednesday.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
O.C.F.RIDER, that photo of your exhaust has...

O.C.F.RIDER, that photo of your exhaust has inspired me. Set up my buffing arbors back on my grinder today and started working on my Supertrapps again this evening to get a bit more shine out of...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
I already have his F2 rear shock conversion and...

I already have his F2 rear shock conversion and his F2 wheels conversion. I had decided to have him build these forks and do a cartridge conversion so I shipped them off. Then we had this little...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,218
Posted By chambersc
Forks are being a problem

So I want to put a good word in for Jamie at Daugherty Motorsports. He calls me today to tell me my inner fork tubes are crap. Tried straightening them, someone had tried to do it before and had...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,776
Posted By chambersc
Custom lines made

I am doing a restoration/restomod of a 1985 Honda VF700F right now and I just had Galfer brakes do all custom braided stainless hoses for front and rear brakes and the hydraulic clutch. I have to...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By chambersc
I just rebuilt a set of used Suppertrapps for my...

I just rebuilt a set of used Suppertrapps for my Interceptor project and they were STUCK! I tore them down to polish the cans and repack the baffle and I ended up soaking them in Kroil and then using...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,390
Posted By chambersc
Yes, that is the Gable end.

Yes, that is the Gable end.
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,390
Posted By chambersc
Progress

Short hiatus installing the new garage heater Friday.
http://i934.photobucket.com/albums/ad185/chadchambers/Random%20Junk/451D830D-1358-40C0-8C20-15A694104115_zpshbne34ee.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By chambersc
Final Drive leak

Doing a little routine maintenance today on the 2007 R1200GS and found this. Ive got a final drive leak from somewhere. Not sure where from just yet. The area its coming from looks like it going be...
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,390
Posted By chambersc
Electrical

I plan to run 10/2 to the building from the garage and a small 4 or 8 place service panel in there.

The roof will be a 7/12 pitch for some loft storage.

I have GOT to buy a framing nailer. I...
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,390
Posted By chambersc
Floor Decked

1 1/8th tongue and groove plywood laid today for the floor. Ready for wall framing over Thanksgiving break weekend....
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,390
Posted By chambersc
My fence is built 12 feet from the edge of my...

My fence is built 12 feet from the edge of my property line so I can park my trailer behind it legally. As far as building the shed, when we get to the point of siding it we will remove those two...
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