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Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4,561
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Posted By ishdishwishfish
George, you're thinking too hard :freaky The...

George, you're thinking too hard :freaky

The tank is separate from the cases, which hold a fair amount of oil---I'm sure it's a quart plus. Anywhere between the two marks is fine; as long as...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4,561
Views: 819,861
Posted By ishdishwishfish
I also snapped this pic of the scrambler I'm...

I also snapped this pic of the scrambler I'm selling, but this also shows the primary side of that sportster. I like the mids, but can't stretch out! My ass falls asleep after 40 miles. You can...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4,561
Views: 819,861
Posted By ishdishwishfish
I picked this up last month from a nice lady at...

I picked this up last month from a nice lady at the bakery. It was her son's, he rode it up from NC, went home, and never took it with him. Paid $7k for it in 2000, I paid $2. It's a '92 btw, 6400...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4,561
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Posted By ishdishwishfish
And I obviously have no experience with post '03...

And I obviously have no experience with post '03 sportsters :lol3

And I don't have a problem touring on this bike, I just know what comfortable is from riding that goldwing. :evil
We're right at...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4,561
Views: 819,861
Posted By ishdishwishfish
haha more for me then! I love this attitude,...

haha more for me then! I love this attitude, right now parts are plentiful and I don't think prices could get any lower for the low-milage pristine 91-03 models. Golden years man. :jkam

I've...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15,194
Views: 8,656,064
Posted By ishdishwishfish
You meet the kinkiest people on a Honda

You meet the kinkiest people on a Honda
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,600
Posted By ishdishwishfish
:lol3 yeah who does that?! oh I met this guy on...

:lol3 yeah who does that?! oh I met this guy on the internets, so I said yeah sure you can borrow my bike!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,600
Posted By ishdishwishfish
haha when he says "honestly I ride like a stupid...

haha when he says "honestly I ride like a stupid ass" that's when it heads south. :lol3
I sure as hell wouldn't ride with him, and I'm a noob by all means (I've made it through the first 4 years w/o...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4,561
Views: 819,861
Posted By ishdishwishfish
One of the scrambler builds has a rear nissin...

One of the scrambler builds has a rear nissin master. I think either it's a pull action or he fabbed up a bracket like this:

http://www.fabkevin.com/shop/brakes/remote-master-cylinder/

I don't...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15,194
Views: 8,656,064
Posted By ishdishwishfish
My kind of woman.....:drif

My kind of woman.....:drif
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 607,721
Posted By ishdishwishfish
I thought it was ignition/gas combo at first...

I thought it was ignition/gas combo at first (kinda like a harley hummer tank??) this is what he said about it:

From: http://cb1100forum.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=1925"RE: Hi, my name is Jeff ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 607,721
Posted By ishdishwishfish
I LOVE Jeff's builds, I was surfing trying to...

I LOVE Jeff's builds, I was surfing trying to figure out what mods, costs, etc. and ended up here.
Here it is done:
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4,561
Views: 819,861
Posted By ishdishwishfish
^^^^I had no idea. You'd have to check the...

^^^^I had no idea. You'd have to check the compatibility, but evo sportsters were chain drive up until '93. There should be plenty of parts out there for rigging up that cush drive.

I really dig...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4,561
Views: 819,861
Posted By ishdishwishfish
OH, after checking that pic out again, I don't...

OH, after checking that pic out again, I don't think he accounted for preload on the suspension. When it's on the lift it's pretty hard to determine stance--either he had a jack under the bike set to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4,561
Views: 819,861
Posted By ishdishwishfish
I love seeing what other people build, it looks...

I love seeing what other people build, it looks like he executed the style he was after--but I think he could've dropped the front header and made the exhaust level instead of angled down. That seat...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,561
Views: 819,861
Posted By ishdishwishfish
I don't really see the need for the cutouts, at...

I don't really see the need for the cutouts, at least from that angle. It's probably just for looks (at least from this angle) but you would clear the heads with a straight line, unless it has...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 349,019
Posted By ishdishwishfish
Great video, was the knucklehead support?

Great video, was the knucklehead support?
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 349,019
Posted By ishdishwishfish
:huh haha etch a sketch ...

:huh haha etch a sketch
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-MWbFtJyTMAI/UEqU4sQzNlI/AAAAAAAAARE/gwsAn9gwwIA/s800/IMG_1251.JPG
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 349,019
Posted By ishdishwishfish
:becca Oh no! I have pics to share too, but...

:becca Oh no! I have pics to share too, but just a few of the road weasels and doug's bike on the truck :lol3

Ok, knowing what I know now after a quick 90 mile trip and from doug's experience,...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-31-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15,194
Views: 8,656,064
Posted By ishdishwishfish
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-y6PnQ_lpi8w/UDwuolc0X3I/...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-y6PnQ_lpi8w/UDwuolc0X3I/AAAAAAAAEAI/BiZkpbQr9sE/s1600/IMG_6000.JPG
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4,561
Views: 819,861
Posted By ishdishwishfish
Monoshock build on chopcult...

Monoshock build on chopcult (http://www.chopcult.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19853)

:tb...
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,128
Views: 542,700
Posted By ishdishwishfish
Haha yeah we've made progress in that dept. ...

Haha yeah we've made progress in that dept. Taking it in to get tigged. I need some other stuff done too, this guy's reasonable. Case of beer reasonable.
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4,128
Views: 542,700
Posted By ishdishwishfish
Turns out that neck is cast iron. I'll have to...

Turns out that neck is cast iron. I'll have to try welding it to the bearing race.
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4,128
Views: 542,700
Posted By ishdishwishfish
I've been having trouble getting penetration...

I've been having trouble getting penetration welding a tab to the frame neck of this chop I'm working on. Making a fork stop so that I don't get into any serious trouble.
It's (I believe) a 120V,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 210,649
Posted By ishdishwishfish
I believe to get the check, make eye contact with...

I believe to get the check, make eye contact with the waiter or waitress and make a writing motion in the air, mouthing "la cuenta." I think that'll do the trick. Watch other people to see if they...
Forum: Ride reports 02-29-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 210,649
Posted By ishdishwishfish
Sweet! I'm so jealous!! You guys will be fine!...

Sweet! I'm so jealous!!
You guys will be fine! I hope I didn't freak you out. Sometimes I just ran into the down and out, nobody really dangerous.
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 210,649
Posted By ishdishwishfish
Thanks, it's the same as in any other country,...

Thanks, it's the same as in any other country, dangerous in the city and safe in the country. In Michigan I left by garage open all weekend, everything was still there. If I did that for two...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 210,649
Posted By ishdishwishfish
+1 on watching your stuff! I'm not saying...

+1 on watching your stuff!

I'm not saying that you guys are naive, but there are some tips and tricks I can give. I lived in Buenos Aires for four months. I plunged in without knowing a lick of...
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 22,055
Posted By ishdishwishfish
Good job it looks great, credit goes to the man...

Good job it looks great, credit goes to the man in the arena. :evil

I'm still not sold on the "underlayment" but different strokes for different folks. Wouldn't the sheeting separate from the...
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 22,055
Posted By ishdishwishfish
Haha I don't mean to be a dick about it, but I'd...

Haha I don't mean to be a dick about it, but I'd try something for the garage first, then move to the house. This guy's bold.
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 22,055
Posted By ishdishwishfish
Underlayment? Maybe I'm missing something, but...

Underlayment? Maybe I'm missing something, but sounds like something off the red green show to me
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 22,055
Posted By ishdishwishfish
:huh Oh no, you screwed the rebar into the bottom...

:huh Oh no, you screwed the rebar into the bottom of the formwork?
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 22,055
Posted By ishdishwishfish
Honestly, I hope it turns out. Concrete is a ...

Honestly, I hope it turns out. Concrete is a very difficult and complicated material to work with and it takes a lot of practice to make it look decent. I took a couple concrete formwork classes...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-19-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,647
Posted By ishdishwishfish
I'm not sure if this has been mentioned yet, but...

I'm not sure if this has been mentioned yet, but what about a wreck? A lot of these bikes only have salvage titles because of "light damage."
Usually their girlfriend scratched and smashed the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 864,731
Posted By ishdishwishfish
1940 Indian Sport Scout

My favorite

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-8kgBYyunmlk/TbmNe8h5yFI/AAAAAAAAAWs/XMzU3AiDyhU/s1600/1940%2BSport%2BScout%2B010.jpg

I love the lines of this bike and the way it flows from every angle.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15,194
Views: 8,656,064
Posted By ishdishwishfish
I think this is off kiwi-indian's website? I'm...

I think this is off kiwi-indian's website? I'm no harley expert but it looks a knuck with a diamond-loop frame and a girder front end.

edit: leaf spring front end.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,006
Views: 846,102
Posted By ishdishwishfish
Jack Pine Photos

From the Lansing MC club and is still put on by the AMA:

Vintage Jack Pine Photos (http://pmcgovern.us/mygpics/PicDir/Motorcycles-Vintage/Competition/Vintage-JackPine/slides/05-JackPine.html)
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15,194
Views: 8,656,064
Posted By ishdishwishfish
--Indian did make something "similar" to the the...

--Indian did make something "similar" to the the BMW in that it was shaft driven, that's where the similarities end. It was basically a new design w/ a Sport Scout motor turned 90 degrees, a shaft...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-19-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 74,527
Posted By ishdishwishfish
Your fork design is impressive :bow, but from a...

Your fork design is impressive :bow, but from a kinematic perspective only slightly slightly removed from 1930's girder fork design?:D
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 58,014
Posted By ishdishwishfish
'41 Military Scout (741B)

Took a trip this Saturday, about a 2 hr. ride from Benton Harbor (normally 55 min. freeway, in a car) to Kalamazoo, MI to meet some inmates. Took it camping, that's the tent up front, and put a...
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