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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By KeithinSC
Rat rods do this all the time. Preserve the...

Rat rods do this all the time. Preserve the 'patina'. Make sure you use flat or satin finish clear. Looks really odd when covered with gloss clear.

Pictures????
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 369,334
Posted By KeithinSC
Guy was parked well off the pavement. He...

Guy was parked well off the pavement. He probably thought it was a good spot.

But what confuses me are all the bikes parked ON the white line. Are they afraid to get dirt on the tires???
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By KeithinSC
Be careful with 90° valve stems on bikes. Some...

Be careful with 90° valve stems on bikes. Some can flex at the rim from centripetal force and eventually fail. My Honda has a little plastic clip that keeps it from folding at rpm.

I agree, the...
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,819
Posted By KeithinSC
Like my Gramps always said; "There is no...

Like my Gramps always said;

"There is no kill like overkill"

Should ride really smoooth:clap
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,551
Posted By KeithinSC
This is exactly the process. Common mechanic...

This is exactly the process. Common mechanic grease gun. Remember, most dents will pop out around 50 psi. A grease gun can create well past 500 psi, many near 1000 psi.
As far as adapting the gun...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,940
Posted By KeithinSC
This is good advice. The vacuum switches are...

This is good advice. The vacuum switches are calibrated with a small orifice in the nipple. sort of like jets on a barb. If it is the wrong switch (orifice) the system will not work. The orifices...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,551
Posted By KeithinSC
We use a similar setup to hydro test ASME rated...

We use a similar setup to hydro test ASME rated water tanks. Nothing but a cobbled together grease gun. Make a block off plate with a zerk fitting and fill the pipe with water. Pump more in with...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By KeithinSC
Good to hear, brake controllers are pretty easy...

Good to hear, brake controllers are pretty easy once you play with them a bit.
WD hitch next. I had a few different sets. Got this Reese setup. Best so far. Built in sway. No chains....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,451
Posted By KeithinSC
Nothing over 30' ??? So a Jeep towing a...

Nothing over 30' ??? So a Jeep towing a johnboat is forbidden? Going to be a ton of pissed locals that can't get to the boat landings.
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,950
Posted By KeithinSC
Virtually identical to the rear heat that was...

Virtually identical to the rear heat that was optional on Chevy Astros. Head to the Pick-A-Part and pull one for $20.

Or, just get your cooler and bend a piece of copper tubing in a zig-zag that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,744
Posted By KeithinSC
The common ones are just iron oxide and some...

The common ones are just iron oxide and some salt. The chemical reaction of the iron rusting is what creates the heat. If it does tear open, you can clean up most of it with a magnet!
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,914
Posted By KeithinSC
I'd say the dude that hit you just bought himself...

I'd say the dude that hit you just bought himself a VW.

What was he driving? Was he ticketed and cell phone checked?
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By KeithinSC
Lotsa youtubes for glassing using fleece. You...

Lotsa youtubes for glassing using fleece. You might have to add additional support to cover the span between bows.

No idea about using your existing canvas. But if you did it right, you would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,330
Posted By KeithinSC
http://i643.photobucket.com/albums/uu153/taterswor...

http://i643.photobucket.com/albums/uu153/tatersworld/fMFh2_zps58bccacb.jpg (http://s643.photobucket.com/user/tatersworld/media/fMFh2_zps58bccacb.jpg.html)

:augie
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,754
Posted By KeithinSC
Any room and access to weld a nut onto the...

Any room and access to weld a nut onto the remains?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,330
Posted By KeithinSC
Pretty sure every state has laws against litter. ...

Pretty sure every state has laws against litter. One man's trash is another man's memorial.

Most cemeteries have bylaws against candles, stuffed animals, plastic, etc. What would make that stuff...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By KeithinSC
nibbler ...

nibbler
http://www.harborfreight.com/16-gauge-air-nibbler-96661.html

or shears (work great on steel, not sure about SS)
http://www.harborfreight.com/inline-air-shears-98833.html

Or, tape up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,044,304
Posted By KeithinSC
That's a double clueless. 1st you are on a...

That's a double clueless. 1st you are on a bike. 2nd, who washes their car when it is Raining:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,330
Posted By KeithinSC
This exactly. The end of the road near my Dad's...

This exactly.
The end of the road near my Dad's house was the site of such a tragedy. Every season and holiday, it is decorated with banners, nic-nacs and stuffed animals. A Christmas tree with...
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,364
Posted By KeithinSC
Boeing 777 wing failure test (154% of load) Skip...

Boeing 777 wing failure test (154% of load) Skip to 2:10 if you are impatient.

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Ai2HmvAXcU0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 198,972
Posted By KeithinSC
I've got a couple of these that work fine for...

I've got a couple of these that work fine for spraying paint and primer. Not show quality, but my tractor has a better paint job than most!
On sale all the time for $9.99...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,002
Posted By KeithinSC
I was always told the slower the cure, the better...

I was always told the slower the cure, the better the slab. My last four pours have all been over plastic (both interior and exterior). Forcing the water to leave one way thru the surface, slowing...
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,372
Posted By KeithinSC
Good advice! having similar symptoms but...

Good advice! having similar symptoms but different casue, we found the problem this morning.

The power wires from the breakaway switch were routed poorly. When I had my weight distribution bars...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,610
Posted By KeithinSC
There is an old saying mason's use. "The...

There is an old saying mason's use.

"The only sure thing about concrete is it WILL crack someday."

You just need to do enough that it cracks long after you are done with it!

I've poured 4...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,610
Posted By KeithinSC
Fiberglas strands are easy to place, wire...

Fiberglas strands are easy to place, wire sometimes get pushed to the bottom if the masons are lazy.

Concrete plant around here uses "Buckeye fiber" Nearly invisible and doesnt need to be burnt...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,372
Posted By KeithinSC
Controller and the truck have towed about 10...

Controller and the truck have towed about 10 different trailers. Never a problem. I've towed this trailer about 2000 miles with no issues.

When I did the annual PM on the trailer last spring,...
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,372
Posted By KeithinSC
I need to double check my 7 wire that the ground...

I need to double check my 7 wire that the ground is still strong thru the white wire.
When they grabbed, my foot was off the brake. Quite a neck jerker! (BTW it was raining, I think I may have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,451
Posted By KeithinSC
Aircraft tires? Or maybe custom for the bike? ...

Aircraft tires? Or maybe custom for the bike?
http://www.leonhardtweb.de/en/gunbus/design.htm


http://www.leonhardtweb.de/de/greybox/static_files/gunbus-design-15.jpg
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By KeithinSC
I've had good luck washing with Spic n Span. ...

I've had good luck washing with Spic n Span. Just enough abrasive to get rid of the oxidation. Made it look 10x better. Decided not to paint.

No idea on the paint, maybe a self-etch primer and...
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,372
Posted By KeithinSC
Just went thru a headache with my camper this...

Just went thru a headache with my camper this weekend.
Good brakes going, intermittent on the way home. Then worked perfectly as I got 10 miles from home.

Parked it overnight, then moved it to...
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 600,085
Posted By KeithinSC
Welding tabs on the compressor tank shouldn't be...

Welding tabs on the compressor tank shouldn't be a big deal. Watch for excessive undercut and blow thru. Could they be brazed on instead? Whatever method, watch your metal temps so you don't...
Forum: The Garage 08-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By KeithinSC
Alacantra and Ultrasuede will start to show wear...

Alacantra and Ultrasuede will start to show wear when weathered. Steering wheels get that way when you don't wear gloves. Stick with traditional leather.

A good source of leather is Goodwill. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 474,602
Posted By KeithinSC
He figures since he is perfect and didn't see...

He figures since he is perfect and didn't see you, you must have been driving like a wild man and appeared out of nowhere:puke1
Forum: The Garage 08-16-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,258
Posted By KeithinSC
Good stuff. http://www.woodwardfab.com/ ...

Good stuff.
http://www.woodwardfab.com/

Don't know if they ship overseas.
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,963
Posted By KeithinSC
He may have been told by a shady shop that they...

He may have been told by a shady shop that they were illegal ($$$), and is just parroting the bullshit he's been fed?
Forum: The Garage 07-23-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,465
Posted By KeithinSC
My '04 Sierra threw an O2 code last year at...

My '04 Sierra threw an O2 code last year at 60,000 miles. Turns out the O2 wire had chaffed on the frame rail and shorted. Cut and splice and it was fixed. Looking online, it seems to be a pretty...
Forum: The Garage 07-15-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,386
Posted By KeithinSC
I tried showing my wife how to run it on the...

I tried showing my wife how to run it on the smooth backyard.
She tried to make the first U turn and failed. Nopenopenope NOPE.

She shuts it down and refuses to go near it.

You don't so much...
Forum: The Garage 07-14-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,386
Posted By KeithinSC
I have a L-8 SN 2M40363 so I think it is newer....

I have a L-8 SN 2M40363 so I think it is newer. Should be about a '66 according to my Dad.

Negative ground on mine. The neg post on the battery goes to chassis ground and the positive post is...
Forum: The Garage 07-13-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,318
Posted By KeithinSC
Posted this a while back in the Stuff you made...

Posted this a while back in the Stuff you made thread, but it fits this theme.
A piece of angle that I slotted the holes to hang my airtools from. A piece of 1x1 to space it away from the wall...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By KeithinSC
Looks exactly like the one I had to swap on my...

Looks exactly like the one I had to swap on my Valkyrie. 5 minute job. I did mine during an oil change. Drained it out, laid the bike on its' side and used a small wood screw turned into the seal....
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