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Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 23,599
Posted By mark1305
I think we're doing the Green Thing recycling...

I think we're doing the Green Thing recycling this thread and keeping it going. :evil No need for a new thread.


Now, the hard part - working on the face and haircut for this one. Thinking...
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,337
Posted By mark1305
Just to ad to my original post, my washer is a...

Just to ad to my original post, my washer is a Champion from BJ's (big box warehouse club like Sam's). I had great results until I started blasting loose paint off the topsides of my boat (DPO...
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By mark1305
Yeah this can be like an oil thread in no time....

Yeah this can be like an oil thread in no time. :D

Here's what I've done over the last 12 years or so......

Always use DID V520 o-ring chains and steel sprockets - Afam usually, JT in a...
Forum: The Garage 07-05-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,337
Posted By mark1305
Another feature to look for if shopping a gas...

Another feature to look for if shopping a gas washer is the type unloader valve it has. The unloader basically keeps the water recirculating in the pump when the trigger is relased (which is where...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14,962
Views: 8,349,112
Posted By mark1305
That pic should be the thumbnail in the...

That pic should be the thumbnail in the dictionary by the word "fetish". :lol3
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By mark1305
Bill, if that's what you got from the link, I...

Bill, if that's what you got from the link, I just searched Ebay Motors/motorcycles for BMW R80 ST without even signing in and found the ad - only one on Ebay right now and bid still stands at $3700...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By mark1305
If I didn't already have a red one I'd consider...

If I didn't already have a red one I'd consider setting up as a sniper on this auction if it doesn't go too high.:D

I didn't even notice the 4 pot caliper.

As for mileage, even though...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 801,038
Posted By mark1305
That's lookin' really good Doug. Glad to see you...

That's lookin' really good Doug. Glad to see you posting that its alive now rather than around mid or late August. :clap
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By mark1305
Andy, did you look at the mileage? Wow. I...

Andy, did you look at the mileage? Wow. I wonder what his Reserve is?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 23,599
Posted By mark1305
In. I should even be back on a bike this year...

In. I should even be back on a bike this year instead of the Lincoln. :D
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By mark1305
Heads Up There's A R80 ST On Ebay

No affiliation. Just a heads up a decent looking ST on Ebay in NC right now. Two days left.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 801,038
Posted By mark1305
Looking good Doug.

Looking good Doug.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-24-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,500
Posted By mark1305
If you like that kind of riding, on any kind of...

If you like that kind of riding, on any kind of bike, including a mghty DR, check out the Old's Cool Forum. The Fall Rally is coming up on October, although we are still settling on the dates. Will...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 23,599
Posted By mark1305
Go for it Phil. That's the date everyone , well...

Go for it Phil. That's the date everyone , well three of us, have been gravitating towards. :deal
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 23,599
Posted By mark1305
I really don't care, but because of competing...

I really don't care, but because of competing events the first two Oct weekends, its starting to look like 18-20. Unless that has a conflict too.

Any consensus?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-22-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 118,812
Posted By mark1305
Whatever you call it, my prostate/pubic muscle...

Whatever you call it, my prostate/pubic muscle feels better just looking at it. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 06-20-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By mark1305
Now that its fixed but hard to restart after use,...

Now that its fixed but hard to restart after use, are you triggering the wand before starting the engine? On mine it specifies (and it helps) to hold the trigger open until built up pressure from...
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 222,428
Posted By mark1305
Update on this one.... this grinder gets it...

Update on this one.... this grinder gets it done. But it has had two dangerous failings in the week I've been grinding away between local thunderstorms (scared the crap out of me both times because...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-08-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By mark1305
Hey PK! I'm just sitting here thinking...

Hey PK!

I'm just sitting here thinking about rolling the R80 out to give it some needed exercise during the heat of the day, or doing some more much needed grinding on the steel plate being...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-07-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By mark1305
Just up the road in NW Gainesville area is a...

Just up the road in NW Gainesville area is a natural attraction worth visiting.... Devil's Millhopper.

http://www.floridastateparks.org/devilsmillhopper/

Gives a person a whole different...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 222,428
Posted By mark1305
Tried out the HF 9 inch angle grinder I picked up...

Tried out the HF 9 inch angle grinder I picked up just before their closing time last night. On sale, and 20% coupon - worth the gamble.

I'm shaping a new swing keel for my sailboat from 3/4"...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By mark1305
Pretty much Max for parts; Hucky"s for...

Pretty much Max for parts;

Hucky"s for other parts (and he's within riding distance and most interesting to talk with in person).

And for electric parts and gadgets, Rick at Motorrad...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 23,599
Posted By mark1305
Wow! September almost filled up already. ...

Wow! September almost filled up already.

My only comment on the October dates are that the later, the cooler clothes needed up that way, while I still need warm weather gear to get in and out...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-03-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7,484
Views: 546,915
Posted By mark1305
I weighed my 1969 Monark 17 1/2 footer one time...

I weighed my 1969 Monark 17 1/2 footer one time when I was using it a lot in New Orleans....... 97 lbs. :huh Sheesh.

That 's part of the reason it's registered and fitted for a 2 hp Evinrude....
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By mark1305
Probably not related, but check that every motor...

Probably not related, but check that every motor mount and any subframe and/or foot peg and side stand fastener is torqued properly. I've had a couple of different type bikes where that was part of...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-31-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,500
Posted By mark1305
I don't have my hands on it right now, but check...

I don't have my hands on it right now, but check online for a list of gas stop exits along the Skyline and BRP - it will be invaluable. DAMHIK. I also snagged a BRP brochure and carefully cut it in...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 174,951
Posted By mark1305
Could it be this CL Idiot can't tell the...

Could it be this CL Idiot can't tell the difference in "pimp bike" and "pit bike" :D
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14,962
Views: 8,349,112
Posted By mark1305
Your statement is too cryptic - I don't get your...

Your statement is too cryptic - I don't get your point. Can you elaborate?

I used to frequent the Daytona Turkey Run which is one of the biggest swapmeets on the east coast. Vendors (in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 801,038
Posted By mark1305
As I see it, your share of the profits will be a...

As I see it, your share of the profits will be a sore ass for three days, sore shoulders for two days, and various slices and abrasions from knuckles up to about half way up the fore arms. If the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-22-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7,484
Views: 546,915
Posted By mark1305
It was fun up to the point that the other crew...

It was fun up to the point that the other crew that were fishing landed some other fish much quicker, then headed down to the mess deck for lunch while I fought that bull for another 20 minutes or so...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-20-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7,484
Views: 546,915
Posted By mark1305
Nice dolphin! Just one more thing I miss about...

Nice dolphin! Just one more thing I miss about being stationed in Key West for almost 5 years.
Caught from my 95ft sport fisherman, err I mean patrol boat back then. Somewhere out around Dry...
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By mark1305
Never seen one of those before, but first place...

Never seen one of those before, but first place I'd check is cyclebrakes.com. Get the phone number from the site and call to talk in person. The owner knows her stuff about all things brakes. But...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 53,769
Posted By mark1305
Hey Brad, saw it mentioned in another thread you...

Hey Brad, saw it mentioned in another thread you were finished with school and gainfully employed finally. Congrats! What kind of position did you land? I understand its government?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By mark1305
Those are cool! Triumph documented their...

Those are cool!

Triumph documented their more modern build methods for the Rocket 3....

<IFRAME height=315 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/HKEuzxC4eGc" frameBorder=0 width=420...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-15-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7,484
Views: 546,915
Posted By mark1305
That one looks as good as any I had when I lived...

That one looks as good as any I had when I lived in NOLA.. I think we used to hit Maspero's mostly for muffelatas.
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,186
Posted By mark1305
Thanks. I just stood on my head and checked the...

Thanks. I just stood on my head and checked the left carb because of how the bike is parked. Looks like 64/32/328 but the last character is hard to read.

I was afraid the black label applied...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 184,543
Posted By mark1305
Who is that guy sitting to Kevin's right side? ...

Who is that guy sitting to Kevin's right side? Looks like someone I used to know from somewhere.......



Hiya Don! :wave

Long time, no see.
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,186
Posted By mark1305
What are the dreaded black label Bings? And why...

What are the dreaded black label Bings? And why are they dreaded? Never heard that term before. :ear
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4,088
Views: 530,182
Posted By mark1305
Follow up on Old Post Re O2 Regulator Tweeting

Previous post from KTM640Dakar:

I talked to one of my repair guys today and he said to set the oxygen at 40 psi and see if it vibrates. Sometimes the diaphragm resonates due to harmonics of the...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By mark1305
I've had my airhead 7 years now, and am still...

I've had my airhead 7 years now, and am still learning stuff about these carbs..... including how many ways that they can be tricked into doing everything perfectly with one glitch that makes no...
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