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Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By VEGASGSA
Amsoil has a product, Z-Rod...designed...

Amsoil has a product, Z-Rod...designed specifically for older, flat tapper motors...high ZDDP...but not as high as some others at about 1200plm
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By VEGASGSA
http://www.amsoil.com//techservicesbulletin/MotorO...

http://www.amsoil.com//techservicesbulletin/MotorOil/TSB%20MO-2007-08-08%20Flat%20Tappet.pdf

Maybe some help there...:dunno
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,993
Posted By VEGASGSA
But....if we're plugging with this, why limit...

But....if we're plugging with this, why limit ourselves to the cover? Pop a hole in the housing maybe?

Drill hole as before..slight it of dremel work to filter button...epoxy OVER the hole?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,993
Posted By VEGASGSA
Why not use these to vent the housing? ...

Why not use these to vent the housing?

https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/4274/6786/Uni-Filter-Air-Box-Vents
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4,331
Views: 587,062
Posted By VEGASGSA
On your front extension...it will, at some point,...

On your front extension...it will, at some point, bend upwards at the point the gusset stops..(the 3/8ths triangle in your drawing)..imho, that needs to change in that the wider dimension is in the...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
If that's ten gauge or 1/8th inch..I bet the...

If that's ten gauge or 1/8th inch..I bet the weight difference is minimal...C Channel is actually fairly heavy for its strength...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
:nono... They're both off...

:nono...

They're both off 1/32nd....:deal:wink::lol3
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
Copy that...

Copy that...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By VEGASGSA
:lol3 Great side story..My buddy in Colorado...

:lol3

Great side story..My buddy in Colorado built a BEAUTIFUL log cabin...his dad was a retired LEAD electrical inspector for a city that shall go unnamed (Colorado Springs)..who generously...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
You held the "ends" (the open end we see in this...

You held the "ends" (the open end we see in this pic..) back from the out side of th etrailer by 1/8th...correct?

So that when you weld your end plate on..it ends up flush with the side of the...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
Gonna be a hell for stout little unit...:thumb

Gonna be a hell for stout little unit...:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By VEGASGSA
What KIND of oil do you useand, more importantly,...

What KIND of oil do you useand, more importantly, what does it smell like? Def will want to know when he gets here...be prepared.

In the future, just for reference, always, with any oil...
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
Yes..triple check your square and buzz it on... ...

Yes..triple check your square and buzz it on...

It will be FINE....
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
This.. Although, I've simply welded on a...

This..

Although, I've simply welded on a butt load of them...full across front and rear..stitch both sides..

Not condoning..just saying I've done it a mess of times...no worry unless it needs...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-17-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By VEGASGSA
Ours was ten minutes away...Rampart Range is a...

Ours was ten minutes away...Rampart Range is a trail system in excess of 740 miles last time I was there...they have opened more since I left.

Yes, there is beautiful riding here and epic single...
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,802
Posted By VEGASGSA
Ha....sure enough.....

Ha....sure enough.....
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,802
Posted By VEGASGSA
Battery bigger than motor? :lol3 :dunno

Battery bigger than motor? :lol3 :dunno
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,692
Posted By VEGASGSA
As someone who has lived both in Florida and...

As someone who has lived both in Florida and Washington..these are both correct..up here, it seems nothing is affected by salt air/conditions..however, in Florida...leave a bolt lying out and in a...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
Ok... Never even heard of 2"x3"...

Ok...

Never even heard of 2"x3" channel...channel is sold by weight..a standard 3" channel will have a leg of about 1 5/8ths..or so..weird..I guess you special order it..? And of course, tube is...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By VEGASGSA
Put a Premier Power welder under th ehood of your...

Put a Premier Power welder under th ehood of your truck..for this just in cases...Just a little High Frequency box and a an alternator upgrade..some cables and a glove box with some rod and you're...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By VEGASGSA
^^^This... and..Batteries act as a surge...

^^^This...


and..Batteries act as a surge protector to the system...I've never went out of my way to disconnect them...:dunno
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
Great truthiness here..:lol3 :beer

Great truthiness here..:lol3 :beer
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,802
Posted By VEGASGSA
Yes... I was a little gun shy too...and it's...

Yes...

I was a little gun shy too...and it's hard to argue the 100k warranties..truth be told if it were today, with how Kia's have come along, we'd prolly own one of them..but the TDI is an...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
Oops, sorry...miised addressing your point... ...

Oops, sorry...miised addressing your point...

If I have a tube, split it in half lengthwise..I get two pieces of "C" channel...it's the same amount of metal..except tube is an order of magnitude...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
How can it twist less? It's still "x" wide and...

How can it twist less? It's still "x" wide and connected at one place, the ball...twist is exactly the same, regardless...

This can change a bit if you are moving the tongue under the frame and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,064
Posted By VEGASGSA
Have Aluminum Cycle Gear Hitch Carrier and a...

Have Aluminum Cycle Gear Hitch Carrier and a Aluminum ramp for sale if anyone interested..pm...

http://www.cyclegear.com/TRAVELRITE-TravelRack-Motorcycle-Carrier

Cheers..
Vancouver Wa..
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
Yup.... Straight tonuges solve alot of...

Yup....

Straight tonuges solve alot of problems...

In the OP's case, I'd run my tonuge under the frame versus thru it..but no need whatsoever for a big triangle up there on a light duty trlr......
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
Yes...I understand...why? Is what I'm...

Yes...I understand...why? Is what I'm asking...the load moment is in the same place, unless you undersling the tounge, like on a heavier trlr...other than adding weight and complexity to the...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,802
Posted By VEGASGSA
Our Jetta Wagon, has required fuel...and oil...

Our Jetta Wagon, has required fuel...and oil changes..55,000 in four years...:dunno
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By VEGASGSA
You're going to be sorely fuckin'...

You're going to be sorely fuckin' disappointed..as a Rampart Range Rider..coming here..I sold my two stroke..was spoiled..a day of driving to ride my dirt bike sucked..all about dual sports now...
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By VEGASGSA
You can probably walk on to Wa State Patrol if...

You can probably walk on to Wa State Patrol if you wanted...heard they're needing folks bad...

I came three years ago, to Vancouver Wa..wife got a job transfer. We really like it..more redneck...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,649
Posted By VEGASGSA
No..but thanks for playing..def may want to know...

No..but thanks for playing..def may want to know how your oil is smelling..if you could check that, in case he asks...that would be great..
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,480
Posted By VEGASGSA
Common problem...there is a cable actuated...

Common problem...there is a cable actuated aftermarket part...call a 4wd shop and ask about it..don't remember the company..or try a google search..

Here it is...http://4x4posi-lok.com/adv.html
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
Same here...I build them so you can jack knife it...

Same here...I build them so you can jack knife it 90 degrees......up to car hauler, never really seen a need to have big triangle tounges...done one with a 3X6X3/16 once...

You can get a straight...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
You're saying that two pieces of channel are...

You're saying that two pieces of channel are stronger than the box tube...the bending moment of the box tube is at the point it meets the trailer....agreed? So, if we move the point it attaches, out...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,722
Posted By VEGASGSA
Where does that move the bending moment of the...

Where does that move the bending moment of the tounge too? Using tubing, or the same channel?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,668
Posted By VEGASGSA
Roadscum to the white courtesy phone..he got rid...

Roadscum to the white courtesy phone..he got rid of his Ten..to get into a GSA...send him a PM...
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,802
Posted By VEGASGSA
Ummm..if you look at post #66, you'll see he...

Ummm..if you look at post #66, you'll see he bought a car alreafy...the Mirage.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,840
Posted By VEGASGSA
Sooner or later...they all go to Klause....:deal

Sooner or later...they all go to Klause....:deal
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