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Forum: Canada Today, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By H96669
Planned as in "after a hit"? At one time many...

Planned as in "after a hit"? At one time many many years ago I knew someone who rode like that. Cut down handlebars....fast Ironhead Sportster and a heck of a rider.

Rumor was that he was a...
Forum: Canada Today, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By H96669
Darn I don't have any pics, camera broke down...

Darn I don't have any pics, camera broke down just before.

My friend has pics, I'll see about that when I go down his way and pick up the computer he sold me. But sure worth the detour if just...
Forum: The Garage Today, 09:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,421
Posted By H96669
Trap it and turn the hose on him. Let...

Trap it and turn the hose on him. Let dry....repeat!:lol3Worked for my friend, darn tomcat kept spraying his BBQ cover, never came back.....:rofl

Gross that smell, got rid of a motorcycle cover...
Forum: The Garage Today, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By H96669
Radiator fins clogged with bugs/dirt or sand?...

Radiator fins clogged with bugs/dirt or sand? Them questions always seem to have the same answer on bikes like mine. And why I screened my rads years ago.

Thermostat? Take it out and heat it up...
Forum: The Garage Today, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,198
Posted By H96669
It is here now....The lady owner at the other gas...

It is here now....The lady owner at the other gas station sure switched to Premium for her near new Camaro.Still working on her for a test ride, last time told her that I may like to drive it on...
Forum: The Garage Today, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By H96669
Well...I found a cheap one that goes to 900F. I'd...

Well...I found a cheap one that goes to 900F. I'd even buy that today if it was available but seems N/A:

"Polarich Smart Sensor AR-350 Infrared Thermometer ( -52 to 480C ) ( -58 to 900F ) 1X9V...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By H96669
I have a cheap one....just don't point them at...

I have a cheap one....just don't point them at something that is above/below their temp range. Had to read the instructions after I did something like that and temporarily decalibrated it. Had to...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 06:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,198
Posted By H96669
The Kamloops refinery wasn't set to add corn...

The Kamloops refinery wasn't set to add corn juice to the fuel up until early last year. April 01st 2014 and then all retailers had to comply. Right out of the mouth of the Esso dealer in the...
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,198
Posted By H96669
I sure saw some green stuff in a carb not that...

I sure saw some green stuff in a carb not that long ago.:eek1 Bike parked in a carport and no stabilizer for 3 years with non ethanol gas.There wasn't any ethanol in our gas up to April 2014.:wink:
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By H96669
Yep suction works....beats pumping some of them...

Yep suction works....beats pumping some of them systems about 300-500 times to even start bleeding with some pressure. For so many years all I used was the big syringue to suck fluid down or push it...
Forum: Latin America 03-26-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By H96669
Yep he ran away.No wonder....!:D Maybe some of...

Yep he ran away.No wonder....!:D Maybe some of you guys didn't check the driving license regulations over there before commenting as to the reason why he may have lost his driving privileges.:evil
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-25-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By H96669
Soup?:lol3 I just retired, I don't have to make...

Soup?:lol3 I just retired, I don't have to make daily soups.....:pot

What builds into the injectors is mostly a waxy substance. With a little oil added. Thin enough the soup to get beyond the...
Forum: Canada 03-24-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By H96669
Is there a switch position where only the little...

Is there a switch position where only the little bulb and the taillight are on? Says "P" for park on my BMW.

Little park light on my bike is always on. Good thing....I usually install a rather...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-24-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By H96669
You may be able to DIY the injectors and replace...

You may be able to DIY the injectors and replace the screens. But mind you I took mine to a specialist.:clap At CA $34.00 ea.x4, new screens and O-rings, was well worth it. Add the 20 minutes of free...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,887
Posted By H96669
In over 40 years of riding my R/H mirrors have...

In over 40 years of riding my R/H mirrors have saved me 3 times from getting rear ended at a light and pushed into an intersection.:evil
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 229,320
Posted By H96669
Everyone should have a set of beaters...

Everyone should have a set of beaters screwdrivers. I can't comment on the Phillips I gave them away but the flat blades.....did I ever beat on them.:lol3 Brake job in the parking lot at work, of...
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By H96669
My buddy also has a 3-4' lenght of railroad track...

My buddy also has a 3-4' lenght of railroad track upright in the concrete next to the changer. Don't know what that was for originally he works out of an old machine shop.

Anyway he was thinking...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,330
Posted By H96669
MEK is very hard to find in Canada. But yes the...

MEK is very hard to find in Canada. But yes the MEK "substitute" right off the shelves at Ace Hardware, Kleen Strip brand but I bought it for other jobs than cleaning tank goos.Works well to glue...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By H96669
And where was your changer made? Most probably...

And where was your changer made? Most probably China. I bought one 1.5 years ago and it is made in Vietnam. Type III according to the site where they sell blocks/levers. So possibly only matches the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By H96669
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuLm3fs2nEg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuLm3fs2nEg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,067
Posted By H96669
WHMIS training? They finally harmonized it all...

WHMIS training? They finally harmonized it all under the new GHS (Global Harmonized System).:clapI was just looking at some recent Canadian MSDSs (Material Safety Data Sheets) and now they do tell...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,825
Posted By H96669
Looks like the OP will be making repetitive...

Looks like the OP will be making repetitive crosscuts.

I made something like that for just such occasions, much safer than the miter gauge.
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Forum: The Garage 03-19-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By H96669
Bad MC out of the box? Maybe but thay can also be...

Bad MC out of the box? Maybe but thay can also be damaged when bleeding. That is if you slam the pedal down too hard to the end of travel.Yes I had to rescue someone who did just that.

Old school...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By H96669
Banjo bolts they are called.Bolts have a channel...

Banjo bolts they are called.Bolts have a channel and so do the banjos. Nothing directional so you'll be fine.

Brake lines upgrade? Doesn't Suzuki have that in their maintenance schedule? 4 years...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By H96669
Broom on cement? :clap Well seems that some do...

Broom on cement? :clap Well seems that some do remember them old school ways.:clap

We did that mostly around the fuel pumps to protect the new asphalt from still leaded at the time gasoline. But...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,196
Posted By H96669
Take the wire and ground it somewhere.If the wire...

Take the wire and ground it somewhere.If the wire and dash gauge are both good, the gauge will peg up. We always did that back then....not a lot of fun on GMs removing the tank and then realizing...
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,636
Posted By H96669
Sludge? All them old engines probably ran on...

Sludge? All them old engines probably ran on non-detergent oils for most of their life.

Someone just posted that over there, worth watching.:eek1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhVo7-gzJo4
...
Forum: Canada 03-15-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By H96669
Pulled pork and deep fried jalapenos in...

Pulled pork and deep fried jalapenos in Republic?:clap Darn that was a good lunch but made my buddy sleepy so we had to stop for his nap on a picnic table.:roflHe had the onion rings.....should have...
Forum: Canada 03-15-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By H96669
Anything to do with them drugs they are pushing...

Anything to do with them drugs they are pushing over there?:eek1

I'd assume one would run away pretty fast when high on that stuff. Or ride like that?:wink:

Holy Shit! said the...
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,196
Posted By H96669
Unplug the sender wire at the tank and ground it....

Unplug the sender wire at the tank and ground it. Fuel gauge in the dash will peg up if it is good.

That way you'll know if it is or isn't the dash gauge or just a broken wire/corroded connection.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 13,603
Posted By H96669
Ride well away if you have to kick them...

Ride well away if you have to kick them dogs....!:lol3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TishitOeQj8
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By H96669
Quite a few of us have opened them on the K-side...

Quite a few of us have opened them on the K-side of things. Just to replace the bad 166 chip with the much better 296.

What year 1150? My K is an 03 and has a little BMW label over the chip...
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,528
Posted By H96669
I took those out of my wallet years ago when I...

I took those out of my wallet years ago when I was fitted with progressive lenses.:wink:

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/like/351166083479?limghlpsr=true&hlpv=2&ops=true&viphx=1&hlpht=true&lpid=116
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Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By H96669
Interesting idea....what's the decking material?...

Interesting idea....what's the decking material? Before I put the can of bedliner away I'll shoot some on wood. But very dry wood, Douglas Fir or Cedar?

I shot some on PP+EPDM plastic, no prep...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,528
Posted By H96669
DupliColor Acrylic Lacquer/Silver Metallic? Hard...

DupliColor Acrylic Lacquer/Silver Metallic? Hard to read the instructions in French/English. Very small print for my old eyes. Very readable in Spanish.....:rofl

But very good paint and matches...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,528
Posted By H96669
Goddam Enamels....!:cry Some even say "after a...

Goddam Enamels....!:cry Some even say "after a week" for recoats.Applies to "Appliance epoxies" the last.

Switch to Lacquers and avoid all them problems.:clap

Or you can bake/cure the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3,553
Views: 733,186
Posted By H96669
What's with Kiwis and starters?:D DRZ? Probably...

What's with Kiwis and starters?:D DRZ? Probably easier to extract than the big Ks.:eek1You'll have to ask Mr.B about that over some Special Ice Cream.:wink:

Don't cut yourself shaving!....No need...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,677
Posted By H96669
Bugger finding info and stuff in Canada."I'll...

Bugger finding info and stuff in Canada."I'll have to look in the catalog" said the old guy at Napa last week....that is after he told me that Loctite and Permatex are the same company.:DI grabbed my...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,677
Posted By H96669
I know you would but I just kept looking at...

I know you would but I just kept looking at replacement fuel pumps for that just in case moment.

I just googled "fuel pump assembly flexible hose/fleabay" and got just what I needed to stick...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3,553
Views: 733,186
Posted By H96669
:clapBeen howling yet? Full moon March 05 at...

:clapBeen howling yet? Full moon March 05 at 03:06 PM in Ushuaia.:wink:

Keep howling until March 06 at 07:06 AM....they may hear you down there.:D

Throat may need some lube....!:1drink
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