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Forum: The Garage 01-06-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By Minisquatch
I installed 3 klr big bore kits last winter (mine...

I installed 3 klr big bore kits last winter (mine and 2 friends). I used permatex anaerobic gasket maker on the base gaskets. I put 5k on mine and one is over 7k on the big bore kit-no leaks to...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,583
Posted By Minisquatch
Maybe Belize-the Macafee place may be for sale...

Maybe Belize-the Macafee place may be for sale soon!

FWIW, the ethanol actually cleans the crud from the fuel tank, thats why the filters are cloggging.
My standby generator has a auxillary tank...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,583
Posted By Minisquatch
As the owner of a small engine repair shop with...

As the owner of a small engine repair shop with over 25 years experience, I will tell you not to use fuel additives. We have been mandated 10% ethanol fuel where I live and work. Another few years...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,868
Posted By Minisquatch
I wouldn't get too hung up on the horsepower...

I wouldn't get too hung up on the horsepower numbers. I have yet to run into a situation where I needed more power!
The Touring is tuned for less power so it can use a 180 rear tire which helps...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 33,136
Posted By Minisquatch
I used to worry about that but its been over 20...

I used to worry about that but its been over 20 years now and she still won'
t try it!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 33,136
Posted By Minisquatch
I got lucky-my wife likes guns, bikes, hot rods,...

I got lucky-my wife likes guns, bikes, hot rods, and most everything else. If I could get her to like pussy as much as I do it would be perfect!
Forum: Trip Planning 09-28-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 35,136
Posted By Minisquatch
Find the tent furthest away from you an put hot...

Find the tent furthest away from you an put hot dogs under it. :D
Seriously, store food outside and away from your tent and wash any food or fish smells off of your person, leave your dirty clothes...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,163
Posted By Minisquatch
besides a seat safety switch the mower has a...

besides a seat safety switch the mower has a clutch switch and a pto switch-could be either one.

Put a in lin spark tester (cheap from harbor freight) on it and see if you lose spark when the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,532
Posted By Minisquatch
Funny-I live about halfway down a dead end road. ...

Funny-I live about halfway down a dead end road. 5 acres of horse property between me and the nut at the end of the road. She is the mayor of our town!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 22,763
Posted By Minisquatch
try this for help-http://loudpipessuck.com/

try this for help-http://loudpipessuck.com/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,986
Posted By Minisquatch
Wow! Thanks for the warning. I have never heard...

Wow! Thanks for the warning. I have never heard of such a thing. Around here flashing headlights usually means that there is something in the road ahead, cops, deer, rocks, etc. The only time I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,056
Posted By Minisquatch
1980 called-they want your hair back:rofl

1980 called-they want your hair back:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 130,951
Posted By Minisquatch
Wow, this is scary. I just bought 2 83 TT600's...

Wow, this is scary. I just bought 2 83 TT600's for a winter project. Yesterday I bought a steering stem and triple clamp from a 91 kx500 after researching bearings and finding that the kx and tt...
Forum: Face plant 11-01-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,806
Posted By Minisquatch
That was the case many years ago but cage brakes...

That was the case many years ago but cage brakes have made huge improvments. Most sedans and pickups are capable of stopping as quick as a motorcycle and more performance oriented cages will stop...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,223
Posted By Minisquatch
Quick!-trailer it to the dealer NOW! Leave the...

Quick!-trailer it to the dealer NOW! Leave the bike and a blank check with the service department. Make sure to tell them that a scheduled maintenance has been missed and beg for mercy. If you...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,933
Posted By Minisquatch
agreed- teh interweb is full of asshats

agreed-
teh interweb is full of asshats
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,933
Posted By Minisquatch
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,933
Posted By Minisquatch
My rule is if it is not in the sidewall, patch it...

My rule is if it is not in the sidewall, patch it and get on with riding. Long nails will go in the tire and damage the sidewall from the inside so I believe in plugging tires to get home then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,252
Posted By Minisquatch
beaten for tailgating? christ, that would mean...

beaten for tailgating? christ, that would mean every driver/rider in utah would have to be beat. tailgating is a way of life around here, unless you get a chance to pass on the right!:lol3 bumper...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Minisquatch
switching kool-aid flavors

My wife decided she wants to start riding with me but does not like riding on the back of the GS. So it's goodbye GS-
http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o128/kentwilliamson/gs-out.jpg
and hello GT...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By Minisquatch
paging gadget boy. clean up on isle 3!!!!!! ...

paging gadget boy. clean up on isle 3!!!!!!
:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By Minisquatch
If it is the same kind of charcoal canister as on...

If it is the same kind of charcoal canister as on the 1200, the best place to put it is in the garbage!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,471
Posted By Minisquatch
Its not that we wont wave, the fact is, we cant...

Its not that we wont wave, the fact is, we cant wave. We are trying to scroll through the onboard computer, cancel the turn signal, check the gps for the nearest starbucks, and turn up the heat on...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,188
Posted By Minisquatch
Accepted. The point of my original post was that...

Accepted. The point of my original post was that the pegs were made wrong. I never said that I needed better instructions or more skill. The bushings were far to large for the pegs. I repaired...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,188
Posted By Minisquatch
thats o.k. the beers are still on me.

thats o.k. the beers are still on me.
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,188
Posted By Minisquatch
Just be carefull when you assemble them. If...

Just be carefull when you assemble them. If anything is wrong and you dare post it here you will be declared an idiot or inept, even if you provide details to the ten thousanth of an inch. That would...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,188
Posted By Minisquatch
The only tool mine came with was the allen key. ...

The only tool mine came with was the allen key. By the way,mine are repaired and ready to install now. I think they will be good but i still think I should have got the roc stompers. I was under...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,188
Posted By Minisquatch
I don't doubt that they will be much better than...

I don't doubt that they will be much better than the stock pegs and I think they will be fine once corrected. I think my ire over this comes from the fact that it is a 100 mile round trip to the...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,188
Posted By Minisquatch
O.K. so now I am a complete idiot. By the way,...

O.K. so now I am a complete idiot. By the way, what is a "Opps!"?:amazon
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,188
Posted By Minisquatch
O.K. so I dug them out of the snow. Cabin fever...

O.K. so I dug them out of the snow. Cabin fever is kicking my ass. I should have mentioned that these were for my R1200gs and maybe this post would not have been wisked away to never land. I...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,188
Posted By Minisquatch
Bluhduh fastway pegs

:boid Picked up a set of fastway pegs today. Gotta say I am not impressed at all. I was trying the different studs to see what length I wanted to use and now one is stuck. I spun them in all the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,667
Posted By Minisquatch
My thoughts exactly. ABS does not apply brakes,...

My thoughts exactly. ABS does not apply brakes, it releases them. Most of the time, if you get to the bottom of the issue, the driver panics when the ABS activates and they release the brakes...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By Minisquatch
6'8" here. I have replaced the shocks with...

6'8" here. I have replaced the shocks with ohlins adventure shocks. I also picked up a used seat from an adventure and I will be installing roc stomper footpegs (they have a wide verson for big...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Minisquatch
hmm-I just raised my 1200gs by installing GSA...

hmm-I just raised my 1200gs by installing GSA spec ohlins shocks. I now have a issue with the side stand and centerstand being to short. mine is a 2007 model. Maybe a trade?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,676
Posted By Minisquatch
sorry, I dont drink beer

sorry, I dont drink beer
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,676
Posted By Minisquatch
just saw this thread. You guys mind if a couple...

just saw this thread. You guys mind if a couple of guys on V stroms join in?
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