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Forum: The Garage 07-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6,042
Views: 2,608,367
Posted By matey peeps
Sorry for the crummy cell pic but: ...

Sorry for the crummy cell pic but:
http://matey-peeps.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/i-JBFxN4S/0/XL/20140711_145925-XL.jpg
:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By matey peeps
Any dealer with a Western Power Sports catalog...

Any dealer with a Western Power Sports catalog can get you a 19x22 mm hex adapter for $10. And it's steel!
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,548
Posted By matey peeps
I'm a professional wrench-bender and virtually...

I'm a professional wrench-bender and virtually all my chrome sockets are Craftsman, and I have a lot of Kobalt stuff too. Either have been great when I've needed something replaced under warranty.
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,405
Posted By matey peeps
I had something like that back in the day, I used...

I had something like that back in the day, I used an old table base from a Pizza Hut that closed up and bolted a 13" wheel to it. It's amazing how much more effective getting the work up to waist...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By matey peeps
I have a TwinMax and it's easy to use and small...

I have a TwinMax and it's easy to use and small to store. My shop has a Vacuummate and it's awesome and really full featured (and $800). For occasional home use, I'd give that instructables link a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By matey peeps
I'm not familiar with the model you have but...

I'm not familiar with the model you have but setting the engine at tdc-compression is a good place to start. To do this, you'll need to be able to watch your intake valve as you turn the engine over...
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By matey peeps
Beat me to it :freaky A cranking compression...

Beat me to it :freaky A cranking compression test is going to tell you lots.
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By matey peeps
Air gap on the trigger coil? Could you try to...

Air gap on the trigger coil? Could you try to get a cdi box from a known-good machine?
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By matey peeps
The KZ3 code tends to indicate CR motocrossers,...

The KZ3 code tends to indicate CR motocrossers, all Honda part numbers have a code like that in them that tells you the general use of the part.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 2,087,757
Posted By matey peeps
Wtb: touring bike I imagine an 80s-90s Yamaha...

Wtb: touring bike
I imagine an 80s-90s Yamaha Venture, derelict, needing work. I'm getting married soon and don't have a lot to spend but would like to take my bride on a tour of places that were...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 2,087,757
Posted By matey peeps
Got my CBR1000RR streetfighter up for sale...

Got my CBR1000RR streetfighter up for sale (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21622675#post21622675) :beer
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By matey peeps
Intake air leak? Maybe a cracked boot that opens...

Intake air leak? Maybe a cracked boot that opens when warmed.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,072
Posted By matey peeps
New battery, clean the carbs, fresh gas, oil...

New battery, clean the carbs, fresh gas, oil change, and I bet you could ride the wheels off it with not a whole lot of work.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-03-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By matey peeps
You bet they can. A slightly higher than spec...

You bet they can. A slightly higher than spec resistance level in one of the coils can get even higher with as temp increases, disabling it. Vibes can effect them too. Crummy connections and bad...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By matey peeps
Ya shouldn't be probing those females with your...

Ya shouldn't be probing those females with your big ole sticks :evil At a minimum get some fine wire and use alligator clips on your probes. Sears has a pretty decent selection of Flukes and...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,577
Posted By matey peeps
:clap

:clap
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By matey peeps
Use H-D fluids and filters, it just makes life...

Use H-D fluids and filters, it just makes life easier. Also get the gasket kit that goes along with the service, will include the quad ring for the derby cover and o-rings for the drain plugs. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By matey peeps
Can you move the brake arm a spline or two on the...

Can you move the brake arm a spline or two on the shaft?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 2,087,757
Posted By matey peeps
DIBS! PM coming your way :freaky

DIBS! PM coming your way :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By matey peeps
Maybe a little teflon tape around the threads of...

Maybe a little teflon tape around the threads of the bleeder screw?
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,477
Posted By matey peeps
I'm a pro mechanic (and Kansas boy) and have the...

I'm a pro mechanic (and Kansas boy) and have the 26" crossover top box on their 56" roller cab that are used all day, every day. I am a huge fan and would absolutely recommend them. The sole...
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By matey peeps
Just a guess, but as you're turning the engine in...

Just a guess, but as you're turning the engine in its direction of rotation the first two are likely the full advance marks and the last would be TDC. Perhaps.
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By matey peeps
Thanks for looking for that GM. I'll do more...

Thanks for looking for that GM. I'll do more digging at work and if all else fails I'll call my guy at Honda. Frustrating.
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,102
Posted By matey peeps
Word.

Word.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 277,235
Posted By matey peeps
I have a 3x Kilimanjaro that is muuuuuuuch too...

I have a 3x Kilimanjaro that is muuuuuuuch too big for me. Sand/black, and a little grungy (adv cred) but new a year or two ago, low miles. Located in Laramie, bring me two six packs of Dale's Pale...
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By matey peeps
Anybody have the Clymer 100-350cc OHC singles book?

For a Honda, can't edit the thread title. Whoopsie. Trying to find out how much fork oil goes in each leg of my 1977 CT125. Yes I'm a Honda mechanic, and no we don't have the proper literature I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 2,087,757
Posted By matey peeps
Got my KLR, FJR, & CBR1000RR for sale in the FM...

Got my KLR, FJR, & CBR1000RR for sale in the FM (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19492895#post19492895). A sad day indeed, but necessary for a brighter future. I also have some ahem...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-07-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,529
Posted By matey peeps
Approximately 45 hours per week. It's sorta what...

Approximately 45 hours per week. It's sorta what I do.:beer:
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,482
Posted By matey peeps
The mileage leader for HD is the ME880. Michelin...

The mileage leader for HD is the ME880. Michelin Scorchers come stock in some years of FXDB and are good hoops, but not as long lived as the Metz.

Best,
Peeps
Your friendly neighborhood HD...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,110
Posted By matey peeps
Definitely down for later in the summer. ...

Definitely down for later in the summer. Reconstructed acl=no riding till July.
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,016
Posted By matey peeps
I use one of these guys daily for exactly what...

I use one of these guys daily for exactly what you describe.
http://buy1.snapon.com/catalog/item.asp?P65=&tool=hand&item_ID=647197&group_ID=681259&store=snapon-store&dir=catalog

Hard to tell...
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,421
Posted By matey peeps
Our shop truck has 200k+ on it. There are some...

Our shop truck has 200k+ on it. There are some good ones, but not many. Keep looking.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 2,087,757
Posted By matey peeps
Seen some in excess of 200k. Like anything else...

Seen some in excess of 200k. Like anything else japanese, stay on top of maintenance and they'll last a good long while
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14,400
Views: 2,087,757
Posted By matey peeps
FS: 2003 FJR1300 ...

FS: 2003 FJR1300

http://matey-peeps.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/FJR1300/fjr/191359140_nMosJ-XL.jpg

101,XXX miles, but don't let that scare you. I'd hop on this and ride cross country tomorrow. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By matey peeps
Ya that's not too far away, and how I'd love to...

Ya that's not too far away, and how I'd love to have the weather a lot of the nation complains about. Sad to also say though I got word from my doc no riding for 3-4 months because of my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By matey peeps
Where ya at bob? I see from your profile you're...

Where ya at bob? I see from your profile you're a nurse, and from my recent experience it sure wouldn't be a bad person to have around. :D

I thought there was a Wyo riders thread last year, may...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,627
Posted By matey peeps
Most OEMs and I recommend Time-Sert for that...

Most OEMs and I recommend Time-Sert for that application. Can be done with the engine in the frame, just take your time and be mindful of shavings. The kit isn't inexpensive but it's cheaper than...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By matey peeps
Anybody off Sundays & Mondays?

One of the ironies about having your dream job in a motorbike shop means that while all your friends are out riding on Saturday, you're at work. Sunday is family day of course but Monday...oh Monday...
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,721
Posted By matey peeps
Bearing and rotor offset require breaking the...

Bearing and rotor offset require breaking the tire down and doing it right. As does the need to keep your ass off the pavement.
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,027
Posted By matey peeps
I got a 18v li/ion Ryobi @ home depot for $200. ...

I got a 18v li/ion Ryobi @ home depot for $200. I beat the living shit out of it all day every day and I love it.
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