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Forum: The Garage 06-14-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,915
Posted By bosco
The most I've ever gotten out of any tire...

The most I've ever gotten out of any tire (Maxxis) was 7K miles. I'd love to find a 10K mile tire!
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,232
Posted By bosco
Air power

I've seen setups where a windmill was used to pump/store air in a 1,000 gallon propane tank. In fact I'm currently preparing to install such a device in my own on-grid shop to save $$$. :nod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,395
Posted By bosco
:deal Just read the damn cards!:rofl I agree....

:deal Just read the damn cards!:rofl I agree. Our thought is that BRC students are such novices to the MC world that introducing complex theories (trail-braking, counter-steering, etc.) just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,395
Posted By bosco
:thumb sounds good to me. :dunno

:thumb sounds good to me. :dunno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,395
Posted By bosco
A '00 S3 can do the exercise crosswise in 1/2 the...

A '00 S3 can do the exercise crosswise in 1/2 the box. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,395
Posted By bosco
Thanks, :wave so....handlebar stops are...

Thanks, :wave

so....handlebar stops are different on Ducati?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,395
Posted By bosco
MSF Question for RC's

Had an fellow RC tell the class yesterday that every brand of MC made "except" a Ducati (something or another) would fit inside the box for the confined space exercises. :huh


I call bullshit....
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,764
Posted By bosco
You could always start smoking? :dunno

You could always start smoking? :dunno
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,479
Posted By bosco
:deal

:deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,239
Posted By bosco
Dude! :wave

Dude! :wave
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,360
Posted By bosco
Dealer called this morning. Turns out in bosco's...

Dealer called this morning. Turns out in bosco's rambling beneath the hood and other places I inadvertyantly shut off the high voltage battery. This took them 45 minutes to discover and cost me $69,...
Forum: The Garage 08-17-2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,360
Posted By bosco
Fixed It

Called roadside service and they came and hauled the POS away. I told the dealer he could keep it. Momma had a panic attack and called him back to say I was kidding. I wasn't but since it's her car I...
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,360
Posted By bosco
Yeah! You'd think that the 330V lithium would be...

Yeah! You'd think that the 330V lithium would be more than enough...However we have plenty of charge. It has something to do w/ codes not resetting and our local mechanic only has current codes...
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,360
Posted By bosco
Prius dead in the water

Momma left the dome light on while we went on vacation. Now its kaput.

Put a charger on it as soon as I found out. Now everything (except the engine) powers up when the switch is on. The error...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,788
Posted By bosco
What about cheap-ass tires? :dunno

What about cheap-ass tires? :dunno
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By bosco
Beer cans work better than pop cans. Just so you...

Beer cans work better than pop cans. Just so you know. :evil
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,291
Posted By bosco
For $38K you'd better really love it! I drive a...

For $38K you'd better really love it! I drive a much less expensive '06 F250 and love/hate it for pulling (needs a little more snort) I don't care for just driving it around and generally use my old...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-24-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By bosco
Using a Marine GPS for Vehicles

Can I do it? I have a Garmin 440(?) marine gps for the boat. Can I just buy a roadmap card and plug it in?
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,429
Posted By bosco
My '73 Suzuki GT750 still runs like a raped ape,...

My '73 Suzuki GT750 still runs like a raped ape, and smokes like a crack ho. :D
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,738
Posted By bosco
EDIT: boardrider, did you have to drill those yak...

EDIT: boardrider, did you have to drill those yak mounts?




That red topper/PU combo appears to be the exact one I have. :lol3



No interest on my part, already have those on hand. I will...
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,738
Posted By bosco
I have yak and thule both; gutter mounts. The...

I have yak and thule both; gutter mounts. The trick is going to be finding/building the side-mounted risers to carry the bars.
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,738
Posted By bosco
I'm afraid I'll have to fab something as well. A...

I'm afraid I'll have to fab something as well. A couple of 4"x8" flanges and weld a 1" pipe between. Darn. I'm still hoping to find a bolt-on solution.
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,738
Posted By bosco
Pickup Topper Cargo Racks

Now that we have a bumper-hitch camper I need more space to haul crap around and have been looking at a cargo rack for the topper. There seems to be 2 choices; roof mount which bolts/screws to the...
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By bosco
The only issue I had using mortar was a sag after...

The only issue I had using mortar was a sag after 10-12 courses were in place; the weight of the glss blocks would compress the wet mortar.
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By bosco
I'm not terribly paticular but the old V&H lost...

I'm not terribly paticular but the old V&H lost rivets and has a trucker clamp on front, bracket broke and was rewelded then broke again and has been held on w/ baling wire since. It's getting...
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By bosco
Rooting around the interweb has located D&D and...

Rooting around the interweb has located D&D and Supertrapp but no V&H. Might have to change brands. I wonder which one is better?
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By bosco
All I really need is the can. Priced a new rear...

All I really need is the can. Priced a new rear rim the other day...$700 :yikes
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By bosco
Yeah that should've been my 1st choice. :doh

Yeah that should've been my 1st choice. :doh
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By bosco
Parts Parts, Unabvailable parts

Yeah yeah I know, riding a Buell is my own fault. But now I'm having troubles finding parts and wondered if anyone knew of a company (or companies) that provided parts ( a V&H exhaust for instance)...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-05-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,975
Posted By bosco
huh? :dunno

huh? :dunno
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,764
Posted By bosco
I'm a big fan of restoration. Some people...

I'm a big fan of restoration. Some people over-think these issues. You could jack up the outside wall and pour a monolithic slab/footer underneath for less $$ the removal and replacement.
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 181,955
Posted By bosco
El bumpo :ears

El bumpo

:ears
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By bosco
I had the same issue on an older model (80's)...

I had the same issue on an older model (80's) diesle furnace and now I'm trying to remember what it was....something to do w/ the igniter on the furnace itself. Perhaps the module between the igniter...
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,703
Posted By bosco
Or you could do like folks around here and build...

Or you could do like folks around here and build a small lean-to attachment and put that noisy damn compressor outside. :dunno
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By bosco
I'm a big fan of concrete dye. A variety of...

I'm a big fan of concrete dye. A variety of colors and sealer on top and you have a very durable, atractive finish that doesn't wear off. :nod
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,580
Posted By bosco
:lol3 Whooosh! My comment refered to...

:lol3

Whooosh!

My comment refered to the upside down nature of the cushion in the original post
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4,131
Views: 543,408
Posted By bosco
Unable to see

A trick I learned a few years ago is to highlight all my marks, etc w/ soap stone. :dunno
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,811
Posted By bosco
We have in-floor in one room and are getting...

We have in-floor in one room and are getting ready to install under the floor in another. Both will be run off a conventional hot H2O heater w/ a $25 Nothern Hyd. pump and el cheapo thermostat. It...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,580
Posted By bosco
The looks very uncomfortable. :dunno

The looks very uncomfortable. :dunno
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By bosco
I suppose I should take a picture but I'm too...

I suppose I should take a picture but I'm too lazy. :D It's on the bottom of the front cylinder where it joins/mounts on the engine base. It's not alot but enough to cover the front almost as far...
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