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Forum: The Garage 10-25-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,777
Posted By Pally McGee
I have an electric pressure-washer of the Karcher...

I have an electric pressure-washer of the Karcher variety. I bought it at Home Depot a few years ago. Since I've owned it, I have taken great delight in using it on my bikes occasionally. I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,367
Posted By Pally McGee
Ride it up here. I'll change it for ya. :thumb

Ride it up here. I'll change it for ya. :thumb
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2007, 03:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,955
Posted By Pally McGee
I like this idea. So you are saying this pto...

I like this idea. So you are saying this pto would only be used for when/if you get stuck, or full-time? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By Pally McGee
Interesting point. I'll consider this on The Tree...

Interesting point. I'll consider this on The Tree of Woe. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By Pally McGee
Well this is what I am on about. Stock forks are...

Well this is what I am on about. Stock forks are rather wimpy, and although I could easily replace them and add stiffer springs, but where's the fun in that? I want something trick this time.

So,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By Pally McGee
Replacement KLR Forks... Any Suggestions?

Due to recent events beyond my control (out of control?), I'm looking at a full fork replacement job on my '04 KLR. I'm looking for some suggestions for a good pair of forks with near-bolt-on...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,955
Posted By Pally McGee
This was/is my original plan. Only problem being...

This was/is my original plan. Only problem being the prices. As they add up, I could do the same sort of configuration and use Harley components. I'm not saying the Urals/Dneprs are junk... well I...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,955
Posted By Pally McGee
WOW! :eek1 This looks like a setup that I...

WOW! :eek1

This looks like a setup that I could build myself, and would probably be adaptable to a Harley tranny. Hmmm... these ideas I am having are good...

:wink:
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2007, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,955
Posted By Pally McGee
My commute is 25 miles of country back roads....

My commute is 25 miles of country back roads. It'd be about as surprising to find me making the trip on horsedrawn buggy as it would be to see me on a hack setup during a snowstorm. Six of the miles...
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2007, 06:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,955
Posted By Pally McGee
If I were left on my own to name the design of a...

If I were left on my own to name the design of a boxer or goldwing engine, I would call them opposed, which incidentally are the design of the Ural engines anyway. I think I saw somewhere a pic of a...
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,955
Posted By Pally McGee
Ural->> GoldWing->> Diesel->> ??

I guess some people just arent happy. I guess I'm one of them. Seems like there's never place for me to go when I get an idea, because the ideas dont fit into any conventional categories, least of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,075
Posted By Pally McGee
' Some have a cable, some years have the...

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Some have a cable, some years have the plunger. My advice is to go to a harley parts counter and ask. Have them show you the parts books for pre-2005 sportsters.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,777
Posted By Pally McGee
Our local BMW dealer has confirmed this. Pity....

Our local BMW dealer has confirmed this. Pity. F650 is a damn fine bike. Too bad. BMW has their heads way up their asses if they think they will make better sales with the X and the 850 series. The...
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,295
Posted By Pally McGee
Ten years ago would have put you in the window of...

Ten years ago would have put you in the window of when Taiwanese manufacturers began really putting out some great product, on par with Japanese. Take a look at your machines and see where they were...
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By Pally McGee
Has anyone here ever rewound a KLR stator? :ear

Has anyone here ever rewound a KLR stator? :ear
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2007, 05:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,295
Posted By Pally McGee
Amen, Brother. Jet was the original crap out of...

Amen, Brother. Jet was the original crap out of Taiwan, and when the quality of goods from Taiwan began to get better, they moved their operations to China. I've been finding that the quality out of...
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2007, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,918
Posted By Pally McGee
They are all the same, just differing names....

They are all the same, just differing names. Spoons, levers, irons: same thing. They may vary in design and materials but the usage is basically the same.
Forum: Racing 09-13-2007, 05:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,867
Posted By Pally McGee
FIXED. I've busted a good many Snap-On...

FIXED.

I've busted a good many Snap-On screwdrivers, but never a Klein. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,199
Posted By Pally McGee
This does indeed seem like it could be a huge...

This does indeed seem like it could be a huge problem getting good tires in 19". Has anyone ever converted a standard GS to a 21" front wheel?
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,199
Posted By Pally McGee
F650GS vs F650GS Dakar

Would someone please briefly explain the differences to me? Ima thinking I want one. Maybe. Kinda. :wink:
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,219
Posted By Pally McGee
You probably aren't changing it in...

You probably aren't changing it in frequent-enough intervals. The old oil is full of carbon and metal particles to the point where a little left over will tint the new oil coming in. Truth is, its no...
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,070
Posted By Pally McGee
I have a set of Blue-Point stubbies that were...

I have a set of Blue-Point stubbies that were made in Taiwan. My son-in-law pointed to a set in a tool flyer that was an off-brand, but looked EXACTLY the same. He bought them, and we compared. They...
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2007, 05:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,054
Posted By Pally McGee
Unless you have a Hotsy or similar, and a...

Unless you have a Hotsy or similar, and a separate rinse tank, water-based cleaners really suck. I use low-odor mineral spirits and about a teaspoon each per gallon of Lestoil and Dawn dish detergent...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2007, 03:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,460
Posted By Pally McGee
Lol, don't give up the ghost yet! Test the...

Lol, don't give up the ghost yet! Test the battery. Sounds to me like its dead. Did you try to bump-start it?
Forum: The Garage 08-31-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,819
Posted By Pally McGee
I just hose my chain down real good with whatever...

I just hose my chain down real good with whatever I'm using at the time to lubricate it. Then I wipe off as much as I can with a rag. Then I do a light spray after. It seems to work, and I never have...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By Pally McGee
Unfortunately, the thing that this person in the...

Unfortunately, the thing that this person in the link removed IS the spark arrestor.
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,181
Posted By Pally McGee
Just the fact that you know about the "Dublin...

Just the fact that you know about the "Dublin Trail" makes you a-okay with me, brother! Awrighty then, let's you and me go beat the shit out of that Spicey McHaggis mick-wannabe bastard!

:lol3...
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,181
Posted By Pally McGee
Yer gonna have to change yer moniker here, mate,...

Yer gonna have to change yer moniker here, mate, or I may have to send the REAL McGee pipehitters to pay you a vist. :nono

May I suggest Slappy Shugrew? :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,867
Posted By Pally McGee
I'm not particularly patriotic, and I'm not...

I'm not particularly patriotic, and I'm not particularly fond of the little Blast either. However, I will say that any pus-bag that would buy a bike made in INDIA of all places, over buying an...
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2007, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,236
Posted By Pally McGee
Texaco Rykotac is decent grease if you can get...

Texaco Rykotac is decent grease if you can get some. It works wonders on high-speed printing machinery as well as my bikes. I used to evacuate the tube into a plastic bowl with a lid. I guess that...
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2007, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By Pally McGee
Are we related? :lol3

Are we related? :lol3
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,934
Posted By Pally McGee
I've been considering how to make one for a...

I've been considering how to make one for a four-carb setup. If I was using ATF, how long would the "measuring" part need to be? What about 90wt gear oil? Would that work better?

:ear
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Pally McGee
I guess my point was lost. I'm looking for rider...

I guess my point was lost. I'm looking for rider feedback on the NEW Corbin stepped seat. Has anyone here done some miles on one?
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,137
Posted By Pally McGee
I saw nothing in Viv's commentary that would...

I saw nothing in Viv's commentary that would indicate he was being phallic. Perhaps you should read it again.

:nono
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Pally McGee
So Who Has A Lot of Time in the New Corbin KLR Saddle?

Anyone have one here? Have you put some serious miles on it? I'm dying to hear about it. As they say, the grass is always greener you know. I have a Corbin flat, and although its ever so much better...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,403
Posted By Pally McGee
Tri-Flow is excellent, but ZEP 45 is just as good...

Tri-Flow is excellent, but ZEP 45 is just as good and you get twice as much for the same money.
Forum: The Garage 07-24-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,002
Posted By Pally McGee
For < $200, you could probably buy a really sweet...

For < $200, you could probably buy a really sweet bench from any surplus equipment company. I used to do this for my old company, and they loved teh fact I was saving them money. Typically, $125...
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,380
Posted By Pally McGee
News to me. I just swapped-out all my...

News to me. I just swapped-out all my dearly-departed father's old rusty SO wrenches for brand-new without even so much as a flinch from the SnapOn guy.

Any SnapOn dealer can recognize tool abuse...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,044
Posted By Pally McGee
I couldn't disagree more. The XL650L is waaaaaay...

I couldn't disagree more. The XL650L is waaaaaay better in the dirt than the KLR, but try riding it 100 miles on the slab. Kiss your kidneys goodbye. Road handling and dirt handling are two separate...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,431
Posted By Pally McGee
I love the old design, but this new 'busa is...

I love the old design, but this new 'busa is rather fetching also. I'll bet Suzuki engineers must have spent a shitload of effort making this upgrade even better than the first. :evil
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