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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 20,358
Posted By KeithinSC
create an account at NASA,...

create an account at NASA, http://www.nasarallysport.com/main/database-log-in (http://www.nasarallysport.com/main/database-log-in)
show up for the volunteer meeting in Cheraw Friday night.
Meet...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 06:32 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 20,358
Posted By KeithinSC
I know most of the hotels in Cheraw are booked,...

I know most of the hotels in Cheraw are booked, but there is a small motel in Chesterfield. About 2 blocks from parc expose'. Never been inside, but I drive past it every day. Nothing fancy, but...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 948
Posted By KeithinSC
Will a plug with a short pigtail work? ...

Will a plug with a short pigtail work?

Forklift plug $9 20ga to 1/0 ga
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Forklift-Battery-Power-Connector-Plug-Charger-JQ120A-AC-DC-600V-AWG20-AWG1-0-/380937912658
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 212,082
Posted By KeithinSC
Belt / disc sander. Meh. Reg price $80, on...

Belt / disc sander. Meh. Reg price $80, on sale for $60 and I had a $20 gift card.
At $40 cost it is barely OK. Threaded holes drilled crooked. Really crooked! It functions OK, but I have...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By KeithinSC
You could build up the missing area with a tig...

You could build up the missing area with a tig welder, then machine the bearing opening back to spec.
After you get done doing all of that, it would have been cheaper and faster to get a new hub and...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,751
Posted By KeithinSC
Double check that it is actually rebar blocking...

Double check that it is actually rebar blocking the hole.
Small magnet on a string dropped into the hole?
Around here we have some crazy aggregate in the concrete. Some stop a drill dead...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By KeithinSC
Do you have a stubby torx bit with flats on the...

Do you have a stubby torx bit with flats on the side (like these)?...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,751
Posted By KeithinSC
If you have a fork lift, the hardest part of the...

If you have a fork lift, the hardest part of the job will be deciding who buys the beer! A level, a ruler and a couple wrenches should be all you need.

Take a look at GarageJournal.com TONS of...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,751
Posted By KeithinSC
Took mine down at the shop I bought it from and...

Took mine down at the shop I bought it from and put it up in my shop.
2 post, 10000 lb. Scaffold or a scissor lift makes things MUCH easier.
Removal was easy, back my trailer to the posts and two...
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By KeithinSC
Rat rods do this all the time. Preserve the...

Rat rods do this all the time. Preserve the 'patina'. Make sure you use flat or satin finish clear. Looks really odd when covered with gloss clear.

Pictures????
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 373,815
Posted By KeithinSC
Guy was parked well off the pavement. He...

Guy was parked well off the pavement. He probably thought it was a good spot.

But what confuses me are all the bikes parked ON the white line. Are they afraid to get dirt on the tires???
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By KeithinSC
Be careful with 90 valve stems on bikes. Some...

Be careful with 90 valve stems on bikes. Some can flex at the rim from centripetal force and eventually fail. My Honda has a little plastic clip that keeps it from folding at rpm.

I agree, the...
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,441
Posted By KeithinSC
Like my Gramps always said; "There is no...

Like my Gramps always said;

"There is no kill like overkill"

Should ride really smoooth:clap
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,833
Posted By KeithinSC
This is exactly the process. Common mechanic...

This is exactly the process. Common mechanic grease gun. Remember, most dents will pop out around 50 psi. A grease gun can create well past 500 psi, many near 1000 psi.
As far as adapting the gun...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,054
Posted By KeithinSC
This is good advice. The vacuum switches are...

This is good advice. The vacuum switches are calibrated with a small orifice in the nipple. sort of like jets on a barb. If it is the wrong switch (orifice) the system will not work. The orifices...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,833
Posted By KeithinSC
We use a similar setup to hydro test ASME rated...

We use a similar setup to hydro test ASME rated water tanks. Nothing but a cobbled together grease gun. Make a block off plate with a zerk fitting and fill the pipe with water. Pump more in with...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,365
Posted By KeithinSC
Good to hear, brake controllers are pretty easy...

Good to hear, brake controllers are pretty easy once you play with them a bit.
WD hitch next. I had a few different sets. Got this Reese setup. Best so far. Built in sway. No chains....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35,904
Views: 9,207,208
Posted By KeithinSC
Nothing over 30' ??? So a Jeep towing a...

Nothing over 30' ??? So a Jeep towing a johnboat is forbidden? Going to be a ton of pissed locals that can't get to the boat landings.
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,075
Posted By KeithinSC
Virtually identical to the rear heat that was...

Virtually identical to the rear heat that was optional on Chevy Astros. Head to the Pick-A-Part and pull one for $20.

Or, just get your cooler and bend a piece of copper tubing in a zig-zag that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,641
Posted By KeithinSC
The common ones are just iron oxide and some...

The common ones are just iron oxide and some salt. The chemical reaction of the iron rusting is what creates the heat. If it does tear open, you can clean up most of it with a magnet!
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,334
Posted By KeithinSC
I'd say the dude that hit you just bought himself...

I'd say the dude that hit you just bought himself a VW.

What was he driving? Was he ticketed and cell phone checked?
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By KeithinSC
Lotsa youtubes for glassing using fleece. You...

Lotsa youtubes for glassing using fleece. You might have to add additional support to cover the span between bows.

No idea about using your existing canvas. But if you did it right, you would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,589
Posted By KeithinSC
http://i643.photobucket.com/albums/uu153/taterswor...

http://i643.photobucket.com/albums/uu153/tatersworld/fMFh2_zps58bccacb.jpg (http://s643.photobucket.com/user/tatersworld/media/fMFh2_zps58bccacb.jpg.html)

:augie
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,810
Posted By KeithinSC
Any room and access to weld a nut onto the...

Any room and access to weld a nut onto the remains?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,589
Posted By KeithinSC
Pretty sure every state has laws against litter. ...

Pretty sure every state has laws against litter. One man's trash is another man's memorial.

Most cemeteries have bylaws against candles, stuffed animals, plastic, etc. What would make that stuff...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By KeithinSC
nibbler ...

nibbler
http://www.harborfreight.com/16-gauge-air-nibbler-96661.html

or shears (work great on steel, not sure about SS)
http://www.harborfreight.com/inline-air-shears-98833.html

Or, tape up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,978
Views: 2,080,034
Posted By KeithinSC
That's a double clueless. 1st you are on a...

That's a double clueless. 1st you are on a bike. 2nd, who washes their car when it is Raining:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,589
Posted By KeithinSC
This exactly. The end of the road near my Dad's...

This exactly.
The end of the road near my Dad's house was the site of such a tragedy. Every season and holiday, it is decorated with banners, nic-nacs and stuffed animals. A Christmas tree with...
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,538
Posted By KeithinSC
Boeing 777 wing failure test (154% of load) Skip...

Boeing 777 wing failure test (154% of load) Skip to 2:10 if you are impatient.

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Ai2HmvAXcU0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 212,082
Posted By KeithinSC
I've got a couple of these that work fine for...

I've got a couple of these that work fine for spraying paint and primer. Not show quality, but my tractor has a better paint job than most!
On sale all the time for $9.99...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,169
Posted By KeithinSC
I was always told the slower the cure, the better...

I was always told the slower the cure, the better the slab. My last four pours have all been over plastic (both interior and exterior). Forcing the water to leave one way thru the surface, slowing...
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By KeithinSC
Good advice! having similar symptoms but...

Good advice! having similar symptoms but different casue, we found the problem this morning.

The power wires from the breakaway switch were routed poorly. When I had my weight distribution bars...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,661
Posted By KeithinSC
There is an old saying mason's use. "The...

There is an old saying mason's use.

"The only sure thing about concrete is it WILL crack someday."

You just need to do enough that it cracks long after you are done with it!

I've poured 4...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,661
Posted By KeithinSC
Fiberglas strands are easy to place, wire...

Fiberglas strands are easy to place, wire sometimes get pushed to the bottom if the masons are lazy.

Concrete plant around here uses "Buckeye fiber" Nearly invisible and doesnt need to be burnt...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By KeithinSC
Controller and the truck have towed about 10...

Controller and the truck have towed about 10 different trailers. Never a problem. I've towed this trailer about 2000 miles with no issues.

When I did the annual PM on the trailer last spring,...
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By KeithinSC
I need to double check my 7 wire that the ground...

I need to double check my 7 wire that the ground is still strong thru the white wire.
When they grabbed, my foot was off the brake. Quite a neck jerker! (BTW it was raining, I think I may have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 35,904
Views: 9,207,208
Posted By KeithinSC
Aircraft tires? Or maybe custom for the bike? ...

Aircraft tires? Or maybe custom for the bike?
http://www.leonhardtweb.de/en/gunbus/design.htm


http://www.leonhardtweb.de/de/greybox/static_files/gunbus-design-15.jpg
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By KeithinSC
I've had good luck washing with Spic n Span. ...

I've had good luck washing with Spic n Span. Just enough abrasive to get rid of the oxidation. Made it look 10x better. Decided not to paint.

No idea on the paint, maybe a self-etch primer and...
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By KeithinSC
Just went thru a headache with my camper this...

Just went thru a headache with my camper this weekend.
Good brakes going, intermittent on the way home. Then worked perfectly as I got 10 miles from home.

Parked it overnight, then moved it to...
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4,444
Views: 614,742
Posted By KeithinSC
Welding tabs on the compressor tank shouldn't be...

Welding tabs on the compressor tank shouldn't be a big deal. Watch for excessive undercut and blow thru. Could they be brazed on instead? Whatever method, watch your metal temps so you don't...
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