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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 136,230
Posted By matey peeps
Hey y'all - I'm looking for a Givi Monokey top...

Hey y'all - I'm looking for a Givi Monokey top plate so I can put my topcase on my ratty '80s touring bike :deal Something like this:
http://www.happy-trail.com/images/3/GIVI_Z255_m.jpg
I figured...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By matey peeps
I was just looking on ronayers.com and they sell...

I was just looking on ronayers.com and they sell it for $129 :scratch However most intermittent problems like yours can be traced to increased resistance due to loose or corroded connectors,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16,091
Views: 2,542,357
Posted By matey peeps
Har-de-har :D Unfortunately true though. I've...

Har-de-har :D Unfortunately true though. I've got a Honda Trail 90 and Trail 125 that get about 100 miles a year put on them. :dog
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16,091
Views: 2,542,357
Posted By matey peeps
Sweet, thanks. Will pass that along. Any others...

Sweet, thanks. Will pass that along. Any others out there?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 16,091
Views: 2,542,357
Posted By matey peeps
Wanted: KLR A coworker is looking for a KLR...

Wanted: KLR

A coworker is looking for a KLR for commuting during our lengthy Laramie summer. Anyone have one in the area? Cheap, of course. :evil
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By matey peeps
Tayda brake light modulator kit - got the instructions?

I done gots me a big ole bag of little doohickeys I haven't the faintest clue what do do with! I was expecting some sort of instructions along with the kit, and the site said they'd be emailed, but...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,645
Posted By matey peeps
I'm an instructor at WyoTech. :wave Chassis Fab...

I'm an instructor at WyoTech. :wave Chassis Fab is offered only as an elective to a 6-month core like automotive or diesel tech - It's gonna be way more than you want to spend if you just want to...
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By matey peeps
I'm sure it'll work, I've been pleased with the...

I'm sure it'll work, I've been pleased with the MP products I have. Mine's a Mac Tools and my shop has a Snap-On, and I think you get what you pay for. Do you have a quality compression tester...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By matey peeps
Just because a gasket is removed doesn't...

Just because a gasket is removed doesn't automatically condemn it - they may be able to be reused. When all else failed, I used Permatex #1 to repair carb seals. RTV and fuel/fuel fumes do not get...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By matey peeps
Hondas are notorious for building up heat in the...

Hondas are notorious for building up heat in the RR and bbq'ing it. Gotta gotta gotta be mounted to a big hunk of metal for heat dissipation. AMHIK.
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By matey peeps
Mine's out of an E350 cargo van. Freebie :wave

Mine's out of an E350 cargo van. Freebie :wave
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,746
Posted By matey peeps
I'm waiting for the naysayers to chime in, but I...

I'm waiting for the naysayers to chime in, but I think it's pretty nifty. :lurk
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-06-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16,091
Views: 2,542,357
Posted By matey peeps
Jeep's off the market, just don't have 100% faith...

Jeep's off the market, just don't have 100% faith in it and I can't sell it like that.
Forum: The Garage 10-01-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By matey peeps
The side racks are the easy part, what is...

The side racks are the easy part, what is important in that thread is the measurements between the triangular lock and the studs.
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By matey peeps
It just so happens......

It just so happens... (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=79750):freaky
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By matey peeps
Just keep it full of gas. :scratch Unless it's...

Just keep it full of gas. :scratch Unless it's BMW it's unlined from the factory. I've de-rusted a ton of japanese tanks with muriatic acid and never sealed one.
Forum: Face plant 09-19-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,212
Posted By matey peeps
My fifth-grade teacher's son lost his life...

My fifth-grade teacher's son lost his life exiting a farmer's field at high speed on his dirtbike, wire caught him in the neck. Glad it didn't end that way for you.
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,646
Posted By matey peeps
The instructions usually specify wiring it into...

The instructions usually specify wiring it into the high beam, so if you don't want to use it you just select low beam.
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,757
Posted By matey peeps
No reason why you couldn't, but something that...

No reason why you couldn't, but something that long hanging off the square drive would change the length of the lever. There's a pretty simple formula for figuring actual vs. indicated torque with...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,855
Posted By matey peeps
I rather miss ole Gus. ...

I rather miss ole Gus.
http://matey-peeps.smugmug.com/Other/monument-rawks/i-Jx52Dbj/0/L/keyhole5-L.jpg

And the old skool adv I really miss....
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,481
Posted By matey peeps
Epoxy or a 2-part urethane bumper repair glue...

Epoxy or a 2-part urethane bumper repair glue :evil
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By matey peeps
Pics?

Pics?
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By matey peeps
Most Japanese OE rear shocks are not rebuildable,...

Most Japanese OE rear shocks are not rebuildable, but if they have flats for a wrench then may be. It's not a terribly complex process, but you do need some special tools. It's just a matter of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,289
Posted By matey peeps
I'm all ears. :ear as I have: ...

I'm all ears. :ear as I have:
http://matey-peeps.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/CT125/i-MJZtqv4/0/M/20130801_120258-L.jpg
AND!...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By matey peeps
Vampire splices, and I most definitely agree.

Vampire splices, and I most definitely agree.
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,138
Posted By matey peeps
I used to be a proponent of stabilizing fuel then...

I used to be a proponent of stabilizing fuel then storing the machine, but as you're experiencing, gas today is crap. Drain the carbs (which you will have to remove and clean later - there's no...
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,752
Posted By matey peeps
Mmmm hmmmm :eek1 Edit: holy huge photo batman! ...

Mmmm hmmmm :eek1
Edit: holy huge photo batman!

Click here. (http://montezumamfg.com/uploaded_files/images/products/l_8b86da1d399614365304ac6336de8a11IM350R-tray-open-tools.jpg)
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,752
Posted By matey peeps
There certainly is, most of those pegs are...

There certainly is, most of those pegs are probably 2-1/2" long. I've only got one on each as I just keep my big wrenches up there.
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,752
Posted By matey peeps
This is actually mine, and after owning it 5...

This is actually mine, and after owning it 5 years I can't think how I ever got along without it. I think it was $350 when I got it but so well spent....
Forum: The Garage 07-15-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,752
Posted By matey peeps
I've got one of these Montezuma Mfg 26" Crossover...

I've got one of these Montezuma Mfg 26" Crossover top boxes (http://montezumamfg.com/store/product/26quot-portable-top-chest-im350br/) - not exactly cheap, but before all my sockets lived in about 8...
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6,453
Views: 2,875,204
Posted By matey peeps
Sorry for the crummy cell pic but: ...

Sorry for the crummy cell pic but:
http://matey-peeps.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/i-JBFxN4S/0/XL/20140711_145925-XL.jpg
:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By matey peeps
Any dealer with a Western Power Sports catalog...

Any dealer with a Western Power Sports catalog can get you a 19x22 mm hex adapter for $10. And it's steel!
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,785
Posted By matey peeps
I'm a professional wrench-bender and virtually...

I'm a professional wrench-bender and virtually all my chrome sockets are Craftsman, and I have a lot of Kobalt stuff too. Either have been great when I've needed something replaced under warranty.
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,026
Posted By matey peeps
I had something like that back in the day, I used...

I had something like that back in the day, I used an old table base from a Pizza Hut that closed up and bolted a 13" wheel to it. It's amazing how much more effective getting the work up to waist...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By matey peeps
I have a TwinMax and it's easy to use and small...

I have a TwinMax and it's easy to use and small to store. My shop has a Vacuummate and it's awesome and really full featured (and $800). For occasional home use, I'd give that instructables link a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By matey peeps
I'm not familiar with the model you have but...

I'm not familiar with the model you have but setting the engine at tdc-compression is a good place to start. To do this, you'll need to be able to watch your intake valve as you turn the engine over...
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,371
Posted By matey peeps
Beat me to it :freaky A cranking compression...

Beat me to it :freaky A cranking compression test is going to tell you lots.
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,371
Posted By matey peeps
Air gap on the trigger coil? Could you try to...

Air gap on the trigger coil? Could you try to get a cdi box from a known-good machine?
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By matey peeps
The KZ3 code tends to indicate CR motocrossers,...

The KZ3 code tends to indicate CR motocrossers, all Honda part numbers have a code like that in them that tells you the general use of the part.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16,091
Views: 2,542,357
Posted By matey peeps
Wtb: touring bike I imagine an 80s-90s Yamaha...

Wtb: touring bike
I imagine an 80s-90s Yamaha Venture, derelict, needing work. I'm getting married soon and don't have a lot to spend but would like to take my bride on a tour of places that were...
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