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Forum: The Garage 10-24-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By lowes48
'97 Chevy Truck Tailight Issues... Need Some Help!

Hey Guys,

I recently replaced the fuel pump in my 1997 Chevy Z71 (bought it new, it now has 146k on it) and was successful with my fix (cost me $69.00 vs. the $850.00-900.00 the Chevey dealer...
Forum: Vendors 07-30-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By lowes48
1 pink/black has been sold! Any trade offers?

1 pink/black has been sold! Any trade offers?
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By lowes48
OD/Tan sling has been sold!

OD/Tan sling has been sold!
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By lowes48
Any Bowhunters Here? Paracord Bow Slings 4 Sale/Trade

Hey Guys,

I've made a few paracord bow slings that are up for sale. I took a separate pic of several that are ready to go and there are also a few that aren't mounted to the leather tab yet,...
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,032
Posted By lowes48
Replaced the seal and all is well! Best $6.00...

Replaced the seal and all is well! Best $6.00 fix I've done in a while! And just switching oil wouldn't have fixed this - the seal was completely out!
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,032
Posted By lowes48
Thick is the trick!

Thick is the trick!
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,032
Posted By lowes48
It's horizontal, and right in the open after...

It's horizontal, and right in the open after taking the grill and hood off, so that makes it MUCH easier!

BTW - what do you mean "Dress your crankshaft"? Sand it down or lube it before...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,032
Posted By lowes48
Thanks for the encouragement, KPD! I think I've...

Thanks for the encouragement, KPD! I think I've got the info I need after cleaning the engine and figuring out where the leak is coming from - crankshaft seal. I was told I could simply run a couple...
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,032
Posted By lowes48
Need Some Briggs & Stratton (Vanguard 14hp) Advice...

Hey Guys,

Pulled ‘ol Trusty out today (1994 Cub Cadet 1440) and got the lawn mowed before the rain hit, and even though I ended up with the best looking cut I've had so far this year my 14hp...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-07-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,145
Posted By lowes48
Went to the local Fastenal and was able to score...

Went to the local Fastenal and was able to score some M8 studs that are 30mm in length. Do you guys think these will be long enough?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By lowes48
EZ, Does the PD seem to be durable? Do...

EZ,

Does the PD seem to be durable? Do you think it will peel or scratch easily? And did you change the rear hinges to black or did you just paint them as well?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 39,852
Posted By lowes48
^ Did the replacement stickers make your swingarm...

^ Did the replacement stickers make your swingarm fall off?:D

Still looks great!
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 40,880
Posted By lowes48
I like it! It looks like something that Keith...

I like it! It looks like something that Keith Haring would have done for Swatch back in the '80's! Rad! I'm sure you won't be hard to spot if you roll through Wilkes on that thing!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By lowes48
Welcome to the madness!

Welcome to the madness!
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By lowes48
Thanks for the input, guys. Weathertech it is!

Thanks for the input, guys. Weathertech it is!
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By lowes48
Floor Mat/Cargo Liner Recommendations?

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I just got a GMC Denali XL for the wife (already dubbed it “The Tank” – 18.53 feet of...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,105
Posted By lowes48
I wear Alpinestars No Stop trials boots for my DP...

I wear Alpinestars No Stop trials boots for my DP duties. They work great, have plenty of flex without scaraficing safety and they are comfortable to walk in. Check them out!
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,454
Posted By lowes48
I'll be sticking with the Portland-made boots,...

I'll be sticking with the Portland-made boots, which I believe would be more apt to receive attention in regards to a customer service situation.

And I won't be using them for riding - that's...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,454
Posted By lowes48
$204? We're they 2nds? So far I've been able to...

$204? We're they 2nds? So far I've been able to wrangle a deal for 25% off retail so I guess that's as good as it will get for me, but that's a great deal, IMO.
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,454
Posted By lowes48
Good stuff, Guys! Seeing the recrafted pics...

Good stuff, Guys! Seeing the recrafted pics makes me want to wear them out just so I can have them rebuilt to like-new condition!
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,454
Posted By lowes48
I "Need" Some Danner Boots! Help Me Decide!

Today I found myself pouring over the Danner website then calling a few local dealers to see if they have the boots I now feel I "need"!

I've narrowed my choices to the following boots and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-24-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,502
Posted By lowes48
I'm 6'-4" and 330lbs. and I have the KTM suede...

I'm 6'-4" and 330lbs. and I have the KTM suede anniversary seat on my 950 and it works great, which proves to me that fit and comfort is individual. Good luck on your search!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-20-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,966
Posted By lowes48
I'm interested in this approach myself. I was...

I'm interested in this approach myself. I was hoping there was a fairly simple mod that could be done with the stock US housing vs. buying the Euro housing then upgrading it with HIDs. Looking...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 40,607
Posted By lowes48
I like the ingenuity of the "Summit Valve", but...

I like the ingenuity of the "Summit Valve", but at $40.00+ I think the Fumoto valve is a better value. But, if I already had some or all of the Summit parts floating around the shop I wouldn't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,378
Posted By lowes48
Slick dash build, Max! Is there a thread about...

Slick dash build, Max! Is there a thread about it here?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-12-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,613
Posted By lowes48
Another cool mod! Good stuff!

Another cool mod! Good stuff!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,871
Posted By lowes48
A HD guy was checking out my 950 and asked "Who...

A HD guy was checking out my 950 and asked "Who makes it? BMW?" I asked if he was familiar with Kubota tractors, and he was. I then informed him that the bike was a prototype, "Kubota Terrain...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,874
Posted By lowes48
Good stuff! I had a '95 1100 Sport and enjoyed...

Good stuff! I had a '95 1100 Sport and enjoyed it for a long while. They are fun bikes to have at a bike night or event; nobody knows what it is!

And I liked your "quirky" statement... If it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-07-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By lowes48
Good stuff!

Good stuff!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-05-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,093
Posted By lowes48
Good stuff! Can't wait to read about the test...

Good stuff! Can't wait to read about the test ride!
Forum: Trials 09-05-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,170
Posted By lowes48
I had a Climber a few years back and I was VERY...

I had a Climber a few years back and I was VERY happy to pass it along to it's new owner! While they were very progressive bikes in their time, owning one now is risky due to parts availability. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-04-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By lowes48
+1 on the Mefo whine! My bike sounds like a...

+1 on the Mefo whine! My bike sounds like a rally car as well. And it's been my experience with European motorcycles that they will cause you to go mad chasing all the noises!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-03-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By lowes48
AdvGa, Thanks for all your help! I did...

AdvGa,

Thanks for all your help! I did notice that the ID was a bit small, and after a couple of Dremel sessions it fits nicely, but the trouble seems to be that there isn't enough room for the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-03-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By lowes48
UPDATE - I got the VC installed this morning and...

UPDATE - I got the VC installed this morning and it's too tight; it's holding pressure against the throttle all the time. It doesn't matter if the VC is engaged or not. Any suggestions? Is it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By lowes48
Thanks for the pic! That will help me alot!

Thanks for the pic! That will help me alot!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By lowes48
I was going to guess that it was the protective...

I was going to guess that it was the protective cover for a unicorn's horn which is used while they are in transit, but I see I was wrong...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By lowes48
Thanks guys! I know I'm a PITA, but can either...

Thanks guys! I know I'm a PITA, but can either (or both) of you post some pics?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-02-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By lowes48
Need Help w/Vista Cruise Install On My 950 Adventure

Hey Guys,

I started to install the throttle lock and it seems like there isn't enough room between the cable housing and the throttle tube for the throttle lock to fit. Anyone have any advice? ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By lowes48
Great idea! Looking forward to seeing the...

Great idea! Looking forward to seeing the finished product - in BLACK!
Forum: The Garage 08-31-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,742
Posted By lowes48
Sounds like I've been pretty lucky; a maintenance...

Sounds like I've been pretty lucky; a maintenance guy that works at my office came out and refilled mine for $60.00 total! Don't know how much he put in, but he said it had a slow leak (it was...
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