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Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By RVDan
No.

No.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By RVDan
I made an aluminum bracket to relocate it just...

I made an aluminum bracket to relocate it just enough to clear the tank

Then the stock frame mount broke off, it's just been attached with one big zap strap for a couple years now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,590
Posted By RVDan
What are the other four?

What are the other four?
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,499
Posted By RVDan
One of my cats was forever sleeping on one of my...

One of my cats was forever sleeping on one of my Jeep seats. I put a blanket over the seats and some lengths of chain. She didn't want to sleep on the chain for some reason.

Good luck getting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,445
Posted By RVDan
I thought catwalk could only be done on something...

I thought catwalk could only be done on something you pedaled, because pedaling while doing a wheelie looked ridiculous, like a cat walking on two legs.
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,069
Posted By RVDan
An 8'x8' shed is about $400 in materials, maybe...

An 8'x8' shed is about $400 in materials, maybe less if you shop around for a sale, just build another shed.
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By RVDan
Mine weighs a lot. I can feel it make the...

Mine weighs a lot. I can feel it make the steering heavy. I'm thinking of building a tool tube instead.
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By RVDan
I use a 21" front and an 18" rear, and the rear...

I use a 21" front and an 18" rear, and the rear is substantially wider than the front. I don't consider it dangerous.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-16-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,920
Posted By RVDan
I see Hodgo really gets around. Hodgo, ADVTony,...

I see Hodgo really gets around. Hodgo, ADVTony, and Pablo Luca stopped in Last year for midweek accommodation. I wasn't as entertaining as I would like to be having to work the next day, but a...
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,009
Posted By RVDan
Ron you are my new hero of the moment. You...

Ron you are my new hero of the moment.

You should have used litres though :P
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-14-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7,974
Views: 7,477,349
Posted By RVDan
Doesn't she know you're supposed to wear...

Doesn't she know you're supposed to wear flip-flops when riding a custom chopper?
Forum: Trip Planning 10-14-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,373
Posted By RVDan
What we really need is a tent space feedback...

What we really need is a tent space feedback thread, not that we need it, I don't think anyone has ever had a bad experience, but it would be a fun thread.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By RVDan
Sand paddle on the rear, dedicated sand tire on...

Sand paddle on the rear, dedicated sand tire on the front, the rest doesn't matter that much.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,981
Posted By RVDan
If you don't eat or drink, you won't need to pee.

If you don't eat or drink, you won't need to pee.
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,300
Posted By RVDan
You lay down a big tarp and put some pool noodles...

You lay down a big tarp and put some pool noodles under it at the perimeter to make your catch basin

Then wait for the water to evaporate.
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,751
Posted By RVDan
The experiment needs a baseline of no balancing...

The experiment needs a baseline of no balancing media.
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By RVDan
I changed my air cleaner at 25000 km I spray...

I changed my air cleaner at 25000 km

I spray whatever messy lube is on hand every third or fourth tank of fuel
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,468
Posted By RVDan
Electric oven element $30 Switches $3 Misc...

Electric oven element $30
Switches $3

Misc angle iron, steel rod, c clamps $40

Pegboard $22

Shop vac, used $30

Misc scrap lumber and time. Free.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-01-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By RVDan
Sunscreen.

Sunscreen.
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By RVDan
How does it steer with no differential?

How does it steer with no differential?
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,578
Posted By RVDan
Sounds like water in the gas to me. Drain all...

Sounds like water in the gas to me. Drain all the gas from the carb and put fresh stuff in.
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,804
Posted By RVDan
I've tried it a half dozen times this week. It's...

I've tried it a half dozen times this week. It's accurate, unfortunately I knew what the bolts were just by looking at them. I'm sure it will come in hand though :)
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By RVDan
Brake cleaner. It's almost the same stuff a dry...

Brake cleaner. It's almost the same stuff a dry cleaner uses.
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By RVDan
I hate to repeat everyone else, but it's a track...

I hate to repeat everyone else, but it's a track bar problem, if the track bar is fine it's the bracket that's flexing on the body. I finally built my own bracket and braced it to the opposite side...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By RVDan
You can buy an inline hydraulic switch from...

You can buy an inline hydraulic switch from wilwood and others, just need to tee into the line somewhere

...
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,804
Posted By RVDan
How are you going to get rich giving it away for...

How are you going to get rich giving it away for free?

I downloaded it, I'll try it out next time I need it. Thanks.
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By RVDan
We have spring shops here that can make anything...

We have spring shops here that can make anything you want, I would have to assume you have places like that where you live too.
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,106
Posted By RVDan
$111 but totally worth it, and actually only $89...

$111 but totally worth it, and actually only $89 from my dealer

http://buy1.snapon.com/catalog/item.asp?P65=&tool=all&item_ID=636515&group_ID=675130&store=snapon-store&dir=catalog
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,565
Posted By RVDan
I ran over a mattress not long ago. Almost had...

I ran over a mattress not long ago. Almost had to lay er down.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,806
Posted By RVDan
When I went to riding school the crappy bikes had...

When I went to riding school the crappy bikes had the idle turned up to ludicrous levels so I don't believe batteries ever went dead.

I kept turning the idle speed down because it annoyed me.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,019
Posted By RVDan
Further research is needed.

Further research is needed.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By RVDan
You're trying to build two KLRs out of two KLRs?

You're trying to build two KLRs out of two KLRs?
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,938
Posted By RVDan
http://www.alltradetools.com/catalog/565-590-large...

http://www.alltradetools.com/catalog/565-590-large/640753-1500-lb-atv-motorcycle-jack.jpg

Works on everything except a full fairing sportbike.
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,821
Posted By RVDan
It only has to be strong enough to lift the bike.

It only has to be strong enough to lift the bike.
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,821
Posted By RVDan
Just do it. No discussion needed.

Just do it. No discussion needed.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-02-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,083
Posted By RVDan
It would be worth as much as a 12volt cooler.

It would be worth as much as a 12volt cooler.
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,230
Posted By RVDan
Manual headlight modulator? You mean manually...

Manual headlight modulator? You mean manually turning the high beam on and off right?
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By RVDan
For me aluminum boxes are the way to go. They're...

For me aluminum boxes are the way to go. They're detachable but why bother. I have a carriage bolt with a wing nut inside the box so they can't be easily stolen. Hinged on one end the Top opens...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,359
Posted By RVDan
I look at the bike and think "If I were a...

I look at the bike and think

"If I were a thief would I want to risk running into the person that rides that bike?"

Around here I lock the steering and put the helmet on the mirror. If I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,162
Posted By RVDan
The maintenance schedule on the XR is pretty...

The maintenance schedule on the XR is pretty intense. I would have.bought one if not for the super short oil change interval requirements. The KRL can be neglected practically forever.
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