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Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By jad3675
I've used the app 'gStrings' on my android phone...

I've used the app 'gStrings' on my android phone to tune the belts on the 916 @ 110hz. Continental Tires has another app 'tension2go', that others have used.

John
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By jad3675
Yeah, with as old as the house is I pretty much...

Yeah, with as old as the house is I pretty much assume everything has asbestos in it. And lead.

John
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By jad3675
Not a bad idea, actually. The ceiling isn't...

Not a bad idea, actually. The ceiling isn't drywall, though, it's that plaster/gypsum board process that they used back in the '50's. It also has expanded metal mesh a foot or two back from the...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By jad3675
In thinking about insulating the band joists -...

In thinking about insulating the band joists - the ceiling in my basement is finished, so access to the band joist area is non-existent. The only way I can think to insulate them is with a spray...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By jad3675
16"-ish inches of blown in cellulose in the knee...

16"-ish inches of blown in cellulose in the knee wall space - the common walls with the rooms have 1950's-ish rockwool insulation, non-faced. I'm unsure if the peak of the house has any insulation -...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By jad3675
Yeah, it appears I'm between a rock and hard...

Yeah, it appears I'm between a rock and hard place (hahahah). Sigh. A co-worker had his house (single level brick/block) insulated with the injected foam from the exterior. It cost a ~$4K - I'm...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By jad3675
Thanks for the replies guys. I'm not interested...

Thanks for the replies guys. I'm not interested in cladding the house - it's brick, and I rather like the way it looks. Same dealio for the inside.

It's a cape cod, so there's not attic, but the...
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By jad3675
House Insulation Thoughts/Ideas

Nothing like some nice 2F weather to make you think about the non-existent insulation in your home.

My house is brick on block construction, circa 1951. The exterior has a .5 inch drainage plane...
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 96,238
Posted By jad3675
$15 fork spring compressor

This probably counts as two objects. Three if you count the A ladder holding up the bike in the background.

I didn't feel like spending $50 for the compressor that requires two people (o a third...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By jad3675
Err, shouldn't this be in the garage? Why did it...

Err, shouldn't this be in the garage? Why did it get moved to road bikes?
John
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By jad3675
Ducati 916 gouged stem

DPO gouged the stem. I discovered it after I removed the bearing. Should I replace the stem, weld it up or just ignore it?
...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,196
Posted By jad3675
You can get x-plan pricing a few ways - one, head...

You can get x-plan pricing a few ways - one, head over to blueovalforums.com and put a post in the x-plan PIN request forum. Easy to do, and you have a good chance of getting one. Otherwise, join...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By jad3675
The only place I've been able find is...

The only place I've been able find is pjengineering.co.uk. Nothing in the US that I've been able to find.

John
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 212,318
Posted By jad3675
False. Their Earthquake line is very good. ...

False. Their Earthquake line is very good.

John
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,407
Posted By jad3675
Give Traxxion or Lindeman Engineering a call,...

Give Traxxion or Lindeman Engineering a call, Race tech isn't the only suspension business around.

John
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By jad3675
I already ordered the pants via Amazon, I had...

I already ordered the pants via Amazon, I had enough points they were pretty much free.

No hurry, I can wait for Amazon to re-stock.

John
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By jad3675
I'm waiting on some Omni Air pants in...

I'm waiting on some Omni Air pants in Medium...any ETA?

Thanks,
john
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 43,141
Posted By jad3675
Does Ohline still make FPKs for a '98 916? ...

Does Ohline still make FPKs for a '98 916?

Thanks,
John
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,684
Views: 365,418
Posted By jad3675
Actually, I got the procedures confused - sorry...

Actually, I got the procedures confused - sorry about that.
I made a tool similar to this to hold the spring:...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,684
Views: 365,418
Posted By jad3675
Depending on the motor, you can usually pull the...

Depending on the motor, you can usually pull the closers using a bolt and a socket - bolt is threaded into the pin, and the socket provides relief to pull it out. A slide hammer works too.

You may...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,450
Posted By jad3675
Yes, ppm. He's right. Threw me for a loop the...

Yes, ppm. He's right. Threw me for a loop the first time I heard it expressed that way, too.

https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coefficient_of_thermal_expansion

John
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 21,411
Posted By jad3675
Looks really nice. I'm starting to think I may...

Looks really nice. I'm starting to think I may need to wrap my falco.

Couple of questions though - did you do butt joints on the tank, or overlap joints? If overlap, how much overlap?
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By jad3675
Easy. The SRX has a two phase stator (not a...

Easy. The SRX has a two phase stator (not a generator) - just connect the two stator wires to two of the stator connectors on the regulator. You ignore the third and fill the void in the connector...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,504
Posted By jad3675
For comparisons sake...In August of 2012, the...

For comparisons sake...In August of 2012, the average temp in Cincinnati was 85 degrees. I had 4 110v window units (mostly) cooling my house. One was a 10K BTU unit, the rest were 8K. My electric...
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,504
Posted By jad3675
Monday and Tuesday were -4 here in Cincinnati. ...

Monday and Tuesday were -4 here in Cincinnati. Had the Fujitsu mini on in the master bedroom. Air outlet temp was 120F. Needless to say, it was able to keep the bedroom nice and warm.

Fujitsu...
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By jad3675
Sewer Lateral Re-line

Anyone have experience having their sewer re-lined? We've had 6 backups in the last three years, and I'm about sick of having a plumber come out every 6 months, not to mention this last backup is...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By jad3675
Well, and update finally.... The K100 lived...

Well, and update finally....

The K100 lived on my lift for the better part of a month - we got it on the road last weekend. Rebuilt the oil/water pump, pulled and cleaned the sump pan, drained...
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By jad3675
https://www.subarupartsdepot.com/oem-subaru-parts....

https://www.subarupartsdepot.com/oem-subaru-parts.html

Parts diagrams are on the left side of the page as you scroll down.

John
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,945
Posted By jad3675
Amazon has a 55 gallon barrel of T6 for $1200 and...

Amazon has a 55 gallon barrel of T6 for $1200 and free shipping....
More serious note, they have a 3 pack (3 gallons) for $60, with subscribe and save. Not a bad price.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By jad3675
The K bike is now at my garage. I had never...

The K bike is now at my garage. I had never realized (or appreciated) how heavy these bike are until I had to walk it up the trailer. Ugh.

Well, the good news is that it does not appear to be...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By jad3675
Hey guys, thanks for the help. I have not seen...

Hey guys, thanks for the help. I have not seen the bike - I'm only going by what the owner has told me and MMS'ed me. He did say the coolant level was down, hence my assumption to the oil...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By jad3675
Cool, thanks. It's friends newly purchased bike...

Cool, thanks. It's friends newly purchased bike that sat for quite a while before he bought it.

Worth it to rebuild the water pump, or just replace it?

Also, any concerns with roached big end...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By jad3675
'85 K100 Coolant in Oil

What are the chances that mocha flavored oil is caused by a failing water/oil pump and not a blown head gasket? I'm know K100's are famous for eating water pump seals, but I can't find much on blown...
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,504
Posted By jad3675
eComfort.com. I went with Fujitsu, 36K BTU...

eComfort.com. I went with Fujitsu, 36K BTU outside unit, two 9k and a 12k inside unit. Was just a hair over $4K to my door (I had them price match greendroplet.com). I've spent about $600 in...
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,504
Posted By jad3675
I was quoted very similar prices for an almost...

I was quoted very similar prices for an almost identical setup. Needless to say, I bought the equipment online and I'm in the process of installing it myself.

John
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,504
Posted By jad3675
Or, there are concealed duct units, along with...

Or, there are concealed duct units, along with ceiling and low mount wall units. You don't need to stick with the ugly typical high mount wall units.

John
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,504
Posted By jad3675
Fujitsu, Daikin or Mitsu, depding on your wallet...

Fujitsu, Daikin or Mitsu, depding on your wallet size and features you want. I went with Fujitsu. I'd stay with Japanese brands, and away from Korean (LG, Sanyo). Friedrich is an 'off-brand', but...
Forum: The Garage 05-16-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,099
Posted By jad3675
Oh, they are newer window units, the oldest one...

Oh, they are newer window units, the oldest one is from 2010. I should add that I'm looking at heat pumps; so they'd provide heat also. Radiant heat is nice, don't get more wrong, but it takes a...
Forum: The Garage 05-16-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,217
Posted By jad3675
Yuasa begs to differ. "Once filled with acid...

Yuasa begs to differ.

"Once filled with acid from its special packs, the AGM battery is virtually maintenance free."

http://www.yuasabatteries.com/batteries.php#anchormf

John
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,099
Posted By jad3675
Thanks, I was thinking of spray foam insulation...

Thanks, I was thinking of spray foam insulation at some point, or a DIY like outlined here:
http://blog.energysmartohio.com/blog/bid/211267/How-to-Insulate-and-Ventilate-Knee-Wall-Attics

John
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