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Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 192,135
Posted By Yamarocket630
How many stitches were required after that little...

How many stitches were required after that little adventure?
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,227
Posted By Yamarocket630
A good set of snow tires will do WAY more for...

A good set of snow tires will do WAY more for traction than a couple hundred pounds of ballast (i.e. projectiles in an accident) in the bed.
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,219
Posted By Yamarocket630
If you think heat is killing your pickup coil and...

If you think heat is killing your pickup coil and making the bike not run, heat it up with a hair dryer or heat gun until the resistance drops and try to start the engine. The rest of the bike will...
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Yamarocket630
I cant help but I'm glad you got your bike back! ...

I cant help but I'm glad you got your bike back! :clap
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,211
Posted By Yamarocket630
Obviously none of you have ever driven a...

Obviously none of you have ever driven a turbo-charged EJ series Subaru, especially in a heavy Legacy chassis. The lack of low end torque borders on the criminal. Its a low compression 4 cylinder...
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,211
Posted By Yamarocket630
Towed weight with it's own additional wind...

Towed weight with it's own additional wind resistance is FAR different than hauled weight that does not affect a vehicle's CoD. Hyway speeds + hills WILL suck ass.
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By Yamarocket630
If it's a 1999 tank it should be plastic. Fill...

If it's a 1999 tank it should be plastic. Fill that fucker up with fresh gasoline and let the sludge dissolve in it. Change the fuel filter and burn it out through the engine.
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,211
Posted By Yamarocket630
My previous car was a 2005 Legacy GT (same car......

My previous car was a 2005 Legacy GT (same car... just a sedan with smaller tires)

If it's mostly flat ground and you keep the speeds reasonable you will probably be o.k. but I personally wouldn't...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By Yamarocket630
Depending on how far you pushed the pistons back,...

Depending on how far you pushed the pistons back, you have have to pump that brake lever 10-30 times to return the pads all the way back out to full contact with the rotors.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-01-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 17,093
Posted By Yamarocket630
I call shenanigans... The FZ1 will make that ride...

I call shenanigans... The FZ1 will make that ride in less than a tank...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-30-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 21,802
Posted By Yamarocket630
I rode down to Normandy to help a co-worker pack...

I rode down to Normandy to help a co-worker pack a moving truck then rode back to the boro to unpack it. Got my ride and my workout in.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-29-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 17,093
Posted By Yamarocket630
I don't think I could make it any more obvious...

I don't think I could make it any more obvious (http://www.rogersgroupincint.com/LocationsProducts/ViewLocation/tabid/75/ArticleId/54/Murfreesboro-Rutherford-County-Quarry.aspx).
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,219
Posted By Yamarocket630
Congrats, I think you just found the problem. If...

Congrats, I think you just found the problem. If that bolt isn't tight enough the rotor will rock back and forth on the key and eventually shear it off. Get a new bolt and a new woodruff key prior...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-27-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 17,093
Posted By Yamarocket630
Happy Thanksgiving to all my fellow taggers!

Happy Thanksgiving to all my fellow taggers!
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,219
Posted By Yamarocket630
Get a can of ether or starting fluid to spray...

Get a can of ether or starting fluid to spray into the intake. If that isnt available use a spray bottle to mist some gasoline into the carb throat. If it now starts its a carb / fuel problem.
...
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,314
Posted By Yamarocket630
This crap has been around the automotive world...

This crap has been around the automotive world for years. It is a resistor that splices into the intake air temperature sensor circuit (either in series to make it a higher resistance or it just...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 192,135
Posted By Yamarocket630
Check to see if the RAM chip(s) got loose. My...

Check to see if the RAM chip(s) got loose. My old dell used to do that when the RAM would get a bad connection from too many heat cycles. Pulled it out, put it back in and all good for a year or so.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 17,093
Posted By Yamarocket630
Looks like a good day for a ride! You might have...

Looks like a good day for a ride! You might have to dig (http://www.rogersgroupincint.com/LocationsProducts/ViewLocation/tabid/75/ArticleId/54/Murfreesboro-Rutherford-County-Quarry.aspx) for this...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-22-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 17,093
Posted By Yamarocket630
New tag. I'm pretty sure it hasn't been tagged...

New tag. I'm pretty sure it hasn't been tagged yet. It's no more than 10 miles from the previous tag.

I guess I should introduce my "new" FZ1 as well.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-22-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 17,093
Posted By Yamarocket630
Tagged. I cant believe no one got this one yet. ...

Tagged. I cant believe no one got this one yet. Had I dressed better for the weather it would have been a great day for a ride. As it was I got chilled so i kept the ride short and the next tag...
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,958
Posted By Yamarocket630
Pretty much every contractor's truck I've ever...

Pretty much every contractor's truck I've ever seen is a crew cab with so much shit (old receipts, McDonald's cups etc in it that there is barely room for the driver.

Clean out all the trash and...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 337,793
Posted By Yamarocket630
The whole point is too plug the ais ports off. It...

The whole point is too plug the ais ports off. It will be ss on ss. And the plugs will never get removed anyway
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,219
Posted By Yamarocket630
Might sound silly but make sure the exhaust isn't...

Might sound silly but make sure the exhaust isn't plugged.
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 337,793
Posted By Yamarocket630
Did what I believe to be the first ever valve...

Did what I believe to be the first ever valve check on my FZ1 at 58k miles. (PO kept meticulous maintenance records, but no mention of this anywhere).

All 20 are still in spec.:clap

Removed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-15-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 21,802
Posted By Yamarocket630
Inexpensive cold weather gloves... get good...

Inexpensive cold weather gloves... get good reviews
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=940062

If money is an issue make your own heater gear....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 21,802
Posted By Yamarocket630
:vardy yep.

:vardy yep.
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,219
Posted By Yamarocket630
Again... I don't know how things work in...

Again... I don't know how things work in Cambodia, but you should stop by his shop with a few friends and reclaim what is yours. Whether or not you choose to pay him for anything would depend on his...
Forum: The Garage 11-06-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,219
Posted By Yamarocket630
:thumb You're going to be better off in the long...

:thumb You're going to be better off in the long run fixing it yourself. If you run into problems, just ask. Patience and a good attitude (which you seem to have) will get you along way around...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,588
Posted By Yamarocket630
Because if it goes wrong he can blame someone...

Because if it goes wrong he can blame someone else later???
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,219
Posted By Yamarocket630
You can say that again... LOL Based on that...

You can say that again... LOL

Based on that story, I highly doubt there is anything wrong with the piston / cylinder. Your description of the problem fits with a vacuum leak or a carb problem and...
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,219
Posted By Yamarocket630
Since no-one has asked I will... What exactly are...

Since no-one has asked I will... What exactly are you trying to fix? Did the engine have low compression / blow by / was it knocking? It does not appear the piston ever seized. Air cooled engines...
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Yamarocket630
That math ultimately equates to the longer total...

That math ultimately equates to the longer total wire length in the spring, the softer it is. In other words, if two springs have the same diameter wire made from the same alloy and if straightened...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 192,135
Posted By Yamarocket630
Isn't 10c like 50f? Pretty cold for a day long...

Isn't 10c like 50f? Pretty cold for a day long ride. Good luck, I'm enjoying the report so far.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 21,802
Posted By Yamarocket630
Holy huge top box! You put your 4 runner in...

Holy huge top box! You put your 4 runner in there?:rofl
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,939
Posted By Yamarocket630
However, I wonder if they will be able to put it...

However, I wonder if they will be able to put it back together YES THEY CAN

and if they do will it ever be right?? NO, IT WONT

So, I would rather send this car off to the insurance company....
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,227
Posted By Yamarocket630
I work with some ex Ford techs who swear by...

I work with some ex Ford techs who swear by taking the plugs out with an impact wrench and they will never break on removal.
Forum: The Garage 10-26-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By Yamarocket630
Bars are cheap. Not worth the frustration of...

Bars are cheap. Not worth the frustration of trying to rebend them
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,020
Posted By Yamarocket630
I'm 40 with a clean record and it's CHEAPER to...

I'm 40 with a clean record and it's CHEAPER to insure the 130hp 2002 FZ1 than the 90 HP 1994 VFR750 it replaced. Neither bike cost me very much, but still... it's cheaper. I guess a lot of squids...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 15,623
Posted By Yamarocket630
I've wanted to take the ERC/ARC for a few years,...

I've wanted to take the ERC/ARC for a few years, but it only seems to be offered about 1-2 times per year around here, and I always forget to check the dates until after it's over or it is on a...
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By Yamarocket630
What they said. Once the air is bled from the...

What they said. Once the air is bled from the system the internal volume of the line doesn't matter. The master cylinder displaces the same amount of fluid regardless.
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