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Forum: The Garage 08-10-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,295
Posted By Benesesso
So one day many years ago I got a visit from the...

So one day many years ago I got a visit from the head security officer at my nuke power plant. Told me there had been an "incident" involving one of his young security officers. Seems this guy was...
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,042
Posted By Benesesso
Interesting, but the high S means it was 416, not...

Interesting, but the high S means it was 416, not 410.

Spent almost all of June in the hospital fighting a foot infection. Didn't touch a computer the whole time. Things are better now, even tho...
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,042
Posted By Benesesso
I'm not really doing all that well. Blood counts...

I'm not really doing all that well. Blood counts are way down, the experimental chemo doesn't appear to be doing diddly. Have another meeting with doc on Thursday, he may try something new.

I...
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,042
Posted By Benesesso
Fritz, I think you may have meant 416...

Fritz,

I think you may have meant 416 instead of 316.

http://www.cartech.com/techarticles.aspx?id=1666
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,217
Posted By Benesesso
Anodizing is for aluminum, not steel. Find a...

Anodizing is for aluminum, not steel. Find a good Cr plating shop that knows forks. They should do IHC (industrial hard chrome) plating, meaning an ultra thin copper "strike", then nickel, then...
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By Benesesso
Vinegar is only a few % acetic acid, so it may...

Vinegar is only a few % acetic acid, so it may take a while-like weeks at room temp. I've heard that apple cider vin. is a little stronger than regular vin. Don't think you'll hurt anything.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,387
Posted By Benesesso
Where is Ghostrider when he's needed? :1drink ...

Where is Ghostrider when he's needed? :1drink
Maybe Leslie Porterfield can step up to the plate. :raabia
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By Benesesso
Despite doing 4 KLR's, including the 3 I owned, I...

Despite doing 4 KLR's, including the 3 I owned, I just don't remember what the improvement was like (getting old here). But on an old KDX200, even with 2 1/2 oil, on washboard roads even at slow...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 70,118
Posted By Benesesso
Wrong, try again. :rilla ...

Wrong, try again. :rilla

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e234/Benesesso/ADV%20Specials/Snoopy_zpsd31dc3d8.jpg~original
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 70,118
Posted By Benesesso
Ever wonder why F-16s have canopies? :1drink

Ever wonder why F-16s have canopies? :1drink
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By Benesesso
If the damper tube holes aren't enlarged and more...

If the damper tube holes aren't enlarged and more drilled, THEY are the limiting factor during high fork speed compression events. They cause hydraulic locking because there isn't enough flow...
Forum: The Garage 05-16-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,728
Posted By Benesesso
Another good thing about this is that it's easily...

Another good thing about this is that it's easily reversible. Wondering if the good doctor thinks this is way too simple for him, I'll add this.

IF I were to select the smallest gear with say 10...
Forum: The Garage 05-16-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By Benesesso
Ride away quickly from the dealer and find a good...

Ride away quickly from the dealer and find a good independent bike mechanic. Fork jobs are easy and he should have a drill press for enlarging the damper holes and drilling 2 new ones--it's very...
Forum: The Garage 05-16-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,467
Posted By Benesesso
We are waiting------. :ddog

We are waiting------. :ddog
Forum: The Garage 05-16-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By Benesesso
Good job! Here's a tip for removing the damper...

Good job! Here's a tip for removing the damper tubes so you can drill the holes--if the usual wrench/impact wrench doesn't work. Never done a DR650, but have done 4 KLRs. I bought a 3' length of...
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By Benesesso
The most common SS for kitchen items is 304,...

The most common SS for kitchen items is 304, which contains ~18% Cr. Lots of people are paranoid about hexavalent Cr, which can kill/cause cancer. There won't be any significant Cr-6 in formed 304...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,678
Posted By Benesesso
Yup, very bright white. :1drink

Yup, very bright white. :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 32,939
Views: 8,030,470
Posted By Benesesso
Wow, those unfiltered turbo inlets are big enough...

Wow, those unfiltered turbo inlets are big enough for semi. :1drink
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,728
Posted By Benesesso
Soon, but let's see if Dr. Greg can solve it--IF...

Soon, but let's see if Dr. Greg can solve it--IF he returns to the thread. .
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,728
Posted By Benesesso
Then you should have no problem answering this: ...

Then you should have no problem answering this:

You are free to select 3 different size spur gears/pinions. You must arrange them in a positive drive gear train such that you get the most speed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 1,850,283
Posted By Benesesso
Good. Never heard one. :1drink

Good. Never heard one. :1drink
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,834
Posted By Benesesso
I suspect if the OP cut the soft ends off the...

I suspect if the OP cut the soft ends off the springs and used spacers, he'd be pretty close to that. Pretty easy to calculate if a few measurements of the springs were taken--assuming they are...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,728
Posted By Benesesso
Remember that if your rear tire is wide enough,...

Remember that if your rear tire is wide enough, it may require weights on both sides. You cannot do this correctly with a static balancer.
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,834
Posted By Benesesso
Believe me, not getting pissed off. Just trying...

Believe me, not getting pissed off. Just trying to help you out. :1drink
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,834
Posted By Benesesso
Of course it is, but that can be fixed for free...

Of course it is, but that can be fixed for free if one has a good hacksaw and some PVC.
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,834
Posted By Benesesso
Braking dive resistance is mostly fork-speed...

Braking dive resistance is mostly fork-speed related. But you go ahead and play with the springs. Have fun. :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 1,850,283
Posted By Benesesso
I doubt most of the loud-pipe clowns can...

I doubt most of the loud-pipe clowns can comprehend such complicated things. :bite
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,834
Posted By Benesesso
If KTM/WP did such a good job hydraulically, why...

If KTM/WP did such a good job hydraulically, why does the OP get so much braking dive? :doh
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,834
Posted By Benesesso
Keep in mind you may not think the springs are...

Keep in mind you may not think the springs are too soft after you fix the all-important fork hydraulics. Very briefly, Gold Valve emulators greatly stiffen things up at low compression fork speeds...
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,834
Posted By Benesesso
Call Race Tech before you do anything. I'm not...

Call Race Tech before you do anything. I'm not familiar with those forks, but Race Tech makes their Gold Valve "Kit" for them.

You should be getting your braking anti-dive from the fork's...
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,784
Posted By Benesesso
When I change fork seals, I do something that...

When I change fork seals, I do something that most others don't. I use a non-hardening gasket goo on the OD of each seal. Some of my bikes had leakage there before, but the goo stopped it...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,152
Posted By Benesesso
Started my Craftsman tool collection when I was...

Started my Craftsman tool collection when I was ~15, back in 1956. Still have nearly all of them. Managed to split one deep socket and the little reversing toggle on my first ratchet got loose. ...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,584
Posted By Benesesso
Let's think about that. Pushrod V8s can run well...

Let's think about that. Pushrod V8s can run well over 250,000 miles with a "silent" cam chain. OHC engines usually call for a new belt at 60,000. Probably mostly temperature related.
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By Benesesso
Step 1 should be to fix the fork's hydraulics...

Step 1 should be to fix the fork's hydraulics rather than play with spring rates. Buy and install a pair of Race Tech Gold Valve Emulators. Make sure you drill the damper tube holes as per the...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,042
Posted By Benesesso
http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e234/Benesesso/W...

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e234/Benesesso/What%20We%20Built%20In%20Italy%201998-2004/P3210071u.jpg~original
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 552,744
Posted By Benesesso
For any metal to harden/get stronger, there has...

For any metal to harden/get stronger, there has to be a hardening mechanism. Pure metals such as Cu have nothing other than work hardening/cold work. The study of some of the other hardening...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By Benesesso
Keep the stock fork springs, cut a few coils off,...

Keep the stock fork springs, cut a few coils off, buy the emulators and drill the damper tubes. Use spacers (PVC pipe is OK, CPVC is better).
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 552,744
Posted By Benesesso
Close. Cu is annealed by heating. The cooling...

Close. Cu is annealed by heating. The cooling rate is unimportant.
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 552,744
Posted By Benesesso
You're doing it right. Don't worry about it.

You're doing it right. Don't worry about it.
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 972
Posted By Benesesso
I wouldn't try that with a simple/very common...

I wouldn't try that with a simple/very common induction motor. Once I built a big chop saw using a 220v 10HP single phase "Farm Duty" motor that had huge capacitors. When it started it was...
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