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Forum: The Garage 02-25-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,449
Posted By kilroy1
This what I am talking about

This is the type of rig I can build with what I have on hand. And yes, I realize you measure vacuum in Inches of Mercury. Where I work we measure all of our vacuum sources in this unit, so we just...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,449
Posted By kilroy1
Inches of vacuum value?

Anybody have an idea of the amount of vacuum produced in Inches of vacuum? Reason I ask is that I have access to parts to build my own guage type of balancer and just need the working range for the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-03-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,980
Views: 610,143
Posted By kilroy1
Thanks

Thanks JD.

I aggree with your thoughts on this. I was just making sure there is not a better mousetrap out there now. I figured with the amount of miles you have on these bikes that you would be...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-30-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2,980
Views: 610,143
Posted By kilroy1
Hey JD got a question for you

Long time reader of your builds. It is neat to see what can be done with the Versys platform. I have a quick question for you and your experience with them.

My 09 Versys killed its stator, r/r,...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 1,478,923
Posted By kilroy1
Another one in the club

Hey All,

Been a happy Versys owner for over 2 years now. I have an 09 that I have put around 20K miles on since I got it. Mostly commuting and a few long trips. Well that it hit a bump last week,...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,327
Posted By kilroy1
Got 2 years on mine

I have had one of these shields on my RS-1 for the past 2 years. They work really well. I do have to still sunglasses under it on occasion for really bright days but for daily commute it is great. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 89,155
Posted By kilroy1
Well damn aren't you the pinnacle of riders. You...

Well damn aren't you the pinnacle of riders. You taught yourself all about racing and all forms of riding and never cracked a book or had any instruction. Damn you really are a barney bad ass. Well...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 89,155
Posted By kilroy1
You know what is funny here? You have somebody...

You know what is funny here? You have somebody from Florida trying to school somebody from New Hampshire on how to turn a bike. :huh

Damn you got like two turns in Florida, north or south and...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By kilroy1
Another suggestion. Take half of the round disks...

Another suggestion. Take half of the round disks you made and cut them square with rounded off corners. This will have a similar effect as making them different sizes. The whole square peg in a round...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By kilroy1
Just food for thought. I have been looking at the...

Just food for thought. I have been looking at the same approach for mounting some Seahorse's on my bike. I like the idea of reinforcing the side of the case's with the aluminum cut outs that you...
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,238
Posted By kilroy1
Hey Sam, Sorry to hear about your decision...

Hey Sam,

Sorry to hear about your decision to stay off of the bike's. I would say considering how bad this wreck was that I would probably be doing the same thing. Matter of fact my wife and...
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,238
Posted By kilroy1
Cool buy Sam

Hey Sam, long time no hear.

Sorry to hear about not being on two wheels anymore, but the Ural looks like it will be a blast. I have been looking at side car rigs ever since these came out. That...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-21-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,327
Posted By kilroy1
Still riding in Charlotte. A little frosty in the...

Still riding in Charlotte. A little frosty in the mornings but it warms up nicely in the afternoons. :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,512
Posted By kilroy1
Damn I miss my 08. If it was not for medical...

Damn I miss my 08. If it was not for medical issues that prevented me from riding it I would still have that Bastard. It was one of the best sport bikes I have owned. Comfort, speed, handling... it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,299
Posted By kilroy1
Charlotte native for the last 20 years

CA,

I have been living, working and enjoying the South West side of Charlotte for the last 20 years. I moved from the coast of VA for work and have not regretted it one bit. Send me a PM if want...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-27-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 135,601
Posted By kilroy1
Neat Mirrors

Hey Paddle, those are neat mirrors. Mind if I ask where you got them from? I need a set of bar end style mirrors for my Versys that has hand guards on it and those look like they would be perfect for...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,326
Posted By kilroy1
Marchyman, 40 year old bike huh, some would...

Marchyman,

40 year old bike huh, some would say my Sportster is not much better. :lol3

Yeah I realize things change. I am going to take ID readings top to bottom before doing anything and...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,326
Posted By kilroy1
Thanks for the input. DC, I did not realize...

Thanks for the input.

DC, I did not realize you felt so strongly about this subject. What you must realize though is some people don't have the budget to take their stuff to a shop to have the...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,326
Posted By kilroy1
Honing question?

Ok, sorry to bring up an old thread, but it pertains to my rebuild I am working on now.

I am in the process of rebuilding my Sportster motor that I blew up last year with a new crankshaft, Wiesco...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,637
Posted By kilroy1
FE, yeah I have seen both of those sites. Lot's...

FE, yeah I have seen both of those sites. Lot's of good info there to be had. As I get into it I will document the build and post it up. Right now I am in riding season so anything I do will be short...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,637
Posted By kilroy1
Ostranza, as far as converting back to...

Ostranza,

as far as converting back to forward or mid controls, Ebay is your friend. I have found many parts for my bike on there at a good price. It took alittle while sometimes but I always...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,637
Posted By kilroy1
Wow, I did not expect to see this one come back...

Wow, I did not expect to see this one come back up. It has been a while.

Quick update:

Went back to see the Doc they decided to splint my hand completely for a few weeks to give it a break...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By kilroy1
Looking a little closer. It looks like they...

Looking a little closer.

It looks like they relocated the turn signals back further and are using the bolt hole just in front of the turn signal mount point and the turn signal mounting hole hole...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By kilroy1
Ok, I'm back. Rough measurement of the bolt...

Ok, I'm back.

Rough measurement of the bolt holes look to be around 4 3/4" center to center with 3/8" dia through holes. So I am assuming that you would use 5/16 bolts in them.

Hope this...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By kilroy1
Be right back, I will check mine in the parking...

Be right back, I will check mine in the parking lot.

Shane
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,965
Posted By kilroy1
Its leather for me. I have a perfed Joe Rocket...

Its leather for me. I have a perfed Joe Rocket that I wear when commutting into work. I ride year round here in the south. I don't wear over pants in the summer, they are just way to hot. I use Icon...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By kilroy1
CDL13, thanks for the info. We are planning...

CDL13,

thanks for the info. We are planning on traveling around June 13 or so. Looking at hoteling it or maybe a B&B. Any suggestions on local atrractions? Prefered beaches? Also looking at...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By kilroy1
Travel Help?

Hey All,

I am looking for some help in planning a trip to the Kennebunkport area with my wife and three kids. We have been looking around on the web for places to stay but I figured I would ask...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,436
Posted By kilroy1
First Gear overpants here. I have the newer...

First Gear overpants here. I have the newer version with the water resistant leather and knee armor. Been using them for commuting and trips for two years. Excellent pants, fit and finish are great....
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,009
Posted By kilroy1
Been looking at this riding gear as well....

Been looking at this riding gear as well. Interested in any real world input from the Inmates.

:lurk
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,306
Views: 616,529
Posted By kilroy1
Me and my Sporty having some fun up on the...

Me and my Sporty having some fun up on the Cherahola Skyway

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u135/sc_kilroy/Sportster/Skywaycornerpic.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2008, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By kilroy1
FG Jaunt sizing advice?

Hey All,

Looking at getting a FG Jaunt on closeout and need some help with the sizing. I am looking at the XL for myself, I just need some input as to how it fits. I am 6' and 215 lbs athletic...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2008, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By kilroy1
Welcome!

Welcome to the area! I hope you enjoy it down here. I live down in the Lake Wylie area south west of Charlotte. Plenty of good roads here to ride and the weather is good for riding year round.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,138
Posted By kilroy1
OK, so here is a dumb question, do you all leave...

OK, so here is a dumb question, do you all leave the nail or screw or whatever caused the flat in the tire with the slime in the tire or pull it out? I have heard both ways, just wondering which is...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2008, 03:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By kilroy1
Nope, HD's don't use rim locks. Come on now this...

Nope, HD's don't use rim locks. Come on now this bike is based on a 1950's design. Do you think that it would have something as fancy as rim locks on it? :lol3

I got the tire spooned on last...
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By kilroy1
Cool, thanks. :D

Cool, thanks. :D
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By kilroy1
Dot on tire?

OK, I am really having a brain fart here. I am installing a new front tire on my bike tonight and can't remember if you line the painted dot on the tire up with the valve stem or opposite of it? :huh...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2008, 04:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,706
Posted By kilroy1
Thanks for all the info People. I finalize...

Thanks for all the info People.

I finalize the contract later this month for the work and I will be ordering material after that.

Yeah I was a little ticked about the shops response to my...
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,706
Posted By kilroy1
Just talked to my shop guy, no dice. He is booked...

Just talked to my shop guy, no dice. He is booked soild for months. Cost mucho dinero to get my job dropped into the line. So that is out.

Yeah I am going to make a guide out some alum channel I...
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,706
Posted By kilroy1
Thanks for the replies. Styrofoam huh? I...

Thanks for the replies.

Styrofoam huh? I guess it cuts down on the vibration right?

Shearing 3/8 thick material? I have heard of sheetmetal shearing up to 1/8" but not much thicker. Must be...
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