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Forum: Trials Yesterday, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 320,858
Posted By broncobowsher
Any time you crack a helmet while it is on your...

Any time you crack a helmet while it is on your head, it is time to take the rest of the day off.
Play it safe. Sit back, do some observing, have a drink and relax.:1drink
Forum: Trials Yesterday, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 320,858
Posted By broncobowsher
Listened to the checker who said "It's easy,...

Listened to the checker who said "It's easy, just..."
And proceeded to take a dirt nap as a result.
Forum: Trials 10-17-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By broncobowsher
Starting to pack now. Borrowed a new set of...

Starting to pack now. Borrowed a new set of wheels, see how much better this is to sleep in. Too bad I have to give it up on Monday.
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,307
Posted By broncobowsher
Another firewall passthrough option...

Another firewall passthrough option http://www.daystarweb.com/productdetail.php?productID=1130
Forum: Trials 10-16-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 128,587
Posted By broncobowsher
Courtesy of GoPro video of the day ...

Courtesy of GoPro video of the day
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_pap50wcUs
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,099
Posted By broncobowsher
The back wall looks good Spacing of the...

The back wall looks good
Spacing of the supports looks good
The tension loads on the front look like a disaster waiting to happen.

I have done similar in the past. The lack of a leg going...
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By broncobowsher
You are only worried about different brands of...

You are only worried about different brands of tire? Not a problem. I thought you were going to ask about mixing radial and bias tires and actually get into something that could have a discussion...
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,802
Posted By broncobowsher
The little green bottles are fine. The biggest...

The little green bottles are fine. The biggest issue is with the welding. If there is going to be a failure point that will be it.

Ever consider testing the tank after modifying it? Simple...
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,995
Posted By broncobowsher
And you haven't made it fuel injected yet?:D

And you haven't made it fuel injected yet?:D
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,995
Posted By broncobowsher
Nice. Why is there a filter going to the...

Nice.
Why is there a filter going to the sensor?
Done with Arduino? That would make the gas gauge more high tech then the rest of the bike.
Ignoring the secret reserve?
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,307
Posted By broncobowsher
66A @12V would be 100% efficient. Since the...

66A @12V would be 100% efficient. Since the invertor isn't efficient (they make heat) the amp draw is even higher.
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,307
Posted By broncobowsher
True. Even an on/off switch may not...

True.

Even an on/off switch may not fully turn it off. Varies brand to brand. Better check what dark current it draws in the off position.

Leave it "on" with no load, it WILL pull the...
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By broncobowsher
I got a black moenstone (matt black synthetic)...

I got a black moenstone (matt black synthetic) sink with the new house build almost 8 years ago. Been holding up very well. Black tends to show deposits, but it always cleans up nice. Not afraid...
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,431
Posted By broncobowsher
That 5th wheel plate is located way too far back....

That 5th wheel plate is located way too far back. Simply put that truck is set up wrong, thus the lifting.
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,160
Posted By broncobowsher
I remember having a concrete pool put in. Don't...

I remember having a concrete pool put in. Don't want any cracks in that. Was told to keep it wet the first couple of days. Mist it enough to keep the dark (wet) look to it. Put a garden sprinkler...
Forum: Trials 10-07-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By broncobowsher
Ship to AZ and ride all winter long. Mine just...

Ship to AZ and ride all winter long.
Mine just came out of summer storage.
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,374
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 298,761
Posted By broncobowsher
That can make things worse. Battery can act as a...

That can make things worse. Battery can act as a giant capacitor to absorb voltage spikes. Unplugging everything is best, but if you don't leaving the battery hooked up is better then unhooking it....
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 986
Posted By broncobowsher
Carpet the divider. Carpet makes a great sound...

Carpet the divider. Carpet makes a great sound barrier/absorber and is cheap.

Sounds like you are trying to control higher frequencies, now so much low frequency booming. That mat looks like...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,255
Posted By broncobowsher
Tire pressure is a huge thing off-road. But you...

Tire pressure is a huge thing off-road. But you don't want to run fast on the roads at that low of a tire pressure, evil things happen.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,255
Posted By broncobowsher
Find some milder dirt trails and start there. If...

Find some milder dirt trails and start there. If your dirt experience is only one trip and you crashed badly, that first trip was probably a little too aggressive.
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,431
Posted By broncobowsher
That is all he was pulling? Are you...

That is all he was pulling?

Are you familiar with a water-pull? Big piece of earth moving equipment much like a scraper but instead of hauling dirt it has a water tank and hauls water. Take...
Forum: Trials 09-27-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,161
Posted By broncobowsher
You can also expect different readings if you...

You can also expect different readings if you measure front or back compared to side to side, piston rock in the bore.
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,431
Posted By broncobowsher
I saw that a couple of times. Ran the numbers...

I saw that a couple of times. Ran the numbers once. It was really close but within the tow rating. Also seen the semi cut down, frame chopped just behind the cab, no axles. That still looked...
Forum: Trials 09-26-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,161
Posted By broncobowsher
Plastigauge is for bearing clearances. Stuff in...

Plastigauge is for bearing clearances. Stuff in the single thousandths of an inch range.

The solder trick is also used when putting together manual transmissions. Leave the shims out, use...
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By broncobowsher
So long as the old pads are good and not damaged...

So long as the old pads are good and not damaged I would run them.
If you were really worried about the rotor warranty, run new pads and keep the old one to use later as they are still perfectly...
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By broncobowsher
So about half a watt of heat dissipation. not...

So about half a watt of heat dissipation. not much heat to have to worry about keeping cool.
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By broncobowsher
check the tip of the rocker arm. I have seen...

check the tip of the rocker arm. I have seen them develop an odd wear pattern which causes a rotational load on the rocker that destroyed a few pushrods.

But no compression? Valve is closed? ...
Forum: The Garage 09-23-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By broncobowsher
Running a wire a little undersized will result in...

Running a wire a little undersized will result in a voltage drop before any harm happens. Rigid lights don't really care, they can live with a voltage drop and still shine at full power.
Forum: Trials 09-23-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,161
Posted By broncobowsher
Piston and jug from one engine, crank and rod...

Piston and jug from one engine, crank and rod from another, correct?
Bottom of the piston skirt just barely kissing the counterweight on the crank? Noise going away as it wears. Just another...
Forum: Trials 09-22-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,161
Posted By broncobowsher
After listening to it this weekend it sounded...

After listening to it this weekend it sounded more like the front of the motor or the left side. Personally I would pull the magneto cover off and inspect inside there. That is where it sounds like...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,431
Posted By broncobowsher
A lot of it isn't a sudden fail. But reduced...

A lot of it isn't a sudden fail. But reduced life. At rated load it will last a predicted amount of time. As you add (over)load life of some parts will decrease.

There may be parts that were...
Forum: Trials 09-18-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,995
Posted By broncobowsher
Took me a moment to figure out that I was looking...

Took me a moment to figure out that I was looking at two completely different bikes.
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By broncobowsher
Do you have 240V available or are you limited to...

Do you have 240V available or are you limited to 120V?
CFM matters for the longer run time tools, the die grinder.
Storage tank matters more for short burst tools, the impact wrench.

My...
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By broncobowsher
I am going to say you will probably find more...

I am going to say you will probably find more differences between different versions of carb cleaner then you will find between carb and EFI cleaner. I even use brake wash in the same manor most of...
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,315
Posted By broncobowsher
Why Photoshop it? That's too much work to find a...

Why Photoshop it? That's too much work to find a picture of a Sherco, than have to find a picture of a KLR, than cut and paste it all together. So much easier to just go in the garage and take a...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,315
Posted By broncobowsher
That looks like it belongs on a KLR. Oh, that is...

That looks like it belongs on a KLR. Oh, that is on a KLR:rofl
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 288,531
Posted By broncobowsher
I have heard about that in the Rovers. Something...

I have heard about that in the Rovers. Something about the A/C drain poorly routed so it drips on the joint continuously. A drip shield to route the condensation drainage away from the joint will...
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,223
Posted By broncobowsher
This got my twisted mind thinking... What if...

This got my twisted mind thinking...
What if you added water to your gas on purpose? Force the ethanol into separation. Drain the booze off the bottom and the hydrocarbons off the top. You would...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,367
Posted By broncobowsher
Bounty paper towels. Same as in the kitchen. ...

Bounty paper towels. Same as in the kitchen. Bought in bulk at the warehouse club.
Go through more Dawn dish soap in the garage than I do in the house. Use it to wash hands, parts, the sink...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,056
Posted By broncobowsher
That's an easy weld. If you don't know anyone...

That's an easy weld. If you don't know anyone who can do that, don't trust anyone you know to weld ANYTHING together. Stick to JB Weld.
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