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Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By beemerkid
Sounds like a good opportunity to upgrade to some...

Sounds like a good opportunity to upgrade to some ss braided lines:evil

EDIT: But seriously, Ive never seen anything like that before and first guess is the rubber is porous enough to let some...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By beemerkid
In my car if I want the abs off I just unplug the...

In my car if I want the abs off I just unplug the sensors. I get a warning light of course but whatever. If your adventurous you could try running the wires to the sensors through a multi pole switch.
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,917
Posted By beemerkid
How awesome! So, yeah, I putted around on a bike...

How awesome! So, yeah, I putted around on a bike for a bit and liked it. Maybe I'll get something small to grow on. Nah, screw that, ill go to Peru with my kid and do some straight up adventuring....
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,395
Posted By beemerkid
Ive had good luck at home and work with a Weller...

Ive had good luck at home and work with a Weller Portasol, also a bernzomatic hardware store special has been good for me for occasional use, just have to light that one with a lighter. A cool thing...
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By beemerkid
pray tell, how do YOU ghetto machine.

pray tell, how do YOU ghetto machine.
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By beemerkid
No real help, but to say that yamabond (sorry I...

No real help, but to say that yamabond (sorry I cant remember the grade) has worked well for me in the case of 2 smoke engines.
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By beemerkid
how much do you need to slim it down? A few...

how much do you need to slim it down? A few hundredths will be easy enough with the dremel, anything more and you should order a smaller one from somewhere like mc mastercarr. If you do the dremel...
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By beemerkid
I've not seen that before, pretty cool thanks for...

I've not seen that before, pretty cool thanks for putting it up.
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,339
Posted By beemerkid
Now that's a garage! Glad to see it's really...

Now that's a garage! Glad to see it's really taking shape.
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By beemerkid
Never heard of vapor blasting, how rough is it? I...

Never heard of vapor blasting, how rough is it? I know water power can range from a garden hose to a steel cutting water jet. Where does this fall in the range?
Forum: Americas 08-23-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By beemerkid
Ride reports are the heart of this place. Even if...

Ride reports are the heart of this place. Even if its a quick few days, throw it up. It doesn't have to be elaborate. It will be appreciated.
Forum: The Garage 08-17-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,370
Posted By beemerkid
Take it to the recommended man for 3600, Bring...

Take it to the recommended man for 3600, Bring supplies for a mid trip oil change, check it every 100 miles. If it gets bad, change the oil in the walmart parkng lot. An oil change is cheaper than...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By beemerkid
Waterproofing connectors is part of my job. I use...

Waterproofing connectors is part of my job. I use a combination of the silicone tape, then QUALITY electrical tape(3M super 33 or super 88) and cover it with liquid e-tape. You can use the stuff from...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By beemerkid
Right on. Thanks for the links. I'll be sending a...

Right on. Thanks for the links. I'll be sending a pm to Kai Ju.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,867
Posted By beemerkid
Its not about ability. Any regular idiot could...

Its not about ability. Any regular idiot could aim a radar or laser gun to hit a car, maybe a bike too. its about effort. I f you tried to run an instant on gun against every ride that came the other...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,060
Posted By beemerkid
I learned basic control skills on a dirt bike...

I learned basic control skills on a dirt bike like many. Then got my street permit, learned by experience and "perfect line books by David Hough/ MSF course. The course didnt teach me anything real...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By beemerkid
A few years ago I had a class with Reg Pridmore...

A few years ago I had a class with Reg Pridmore at Miller as well, that was my first track day. I have my second the last week of this month with keigwins@thetrack at Sonoma Raceway. I hope its as...
Forum: Face plant 08-10-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,562
Posted By beemerkid
I'm glad you and the bike are mostly OK. But...

I'm glad you and the bike are mostly OK. But taking a face shield hit reminds me of a mishap I had [hijack on/] tumbling down the road at 65 mph and my flip up chin helmet flipped up. I remember...
Forum: Face plant 08-10-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,416
Posted By beemerkid
The passengers ankle is nice...UGH. I hope they...

The passengers ankle is nice...UGH. I hope they heal well, and that their injuries weren't more serious. Sometimes it takes a wake up to wear the gear. I'm just happy my wake up was seeing the gear...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By beemerkid
Gas pump tool for vapor return nozzle

So I moved to California, where all the fuel pumps have vapor return nozzles. Iv'e seen people with a little fork shaped tool that holds the vapor hood thing back, but after some google searching I...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,347
Posted By beemerkid
Just use a sharp knife and be careful. I strip a...

Just use a sharp knife and be careful. I strip a LOT of wires small and large for my job and I prefer a knife to strippers most times. EDIT: As mentioned before, just go slow and cut short sections...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,201
Posted By beemerkid
Either roll some motor oil around in the tank...

Either roll some motor oil around in the tank woth if off the bike or at least fill it to the top with gas and a shit ton of stabil and DRAIN IT AFTER STORAGE before running. The Carb could be iffy,...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By beemerkid
As long as everything fits tight when assembled...

As long as everything fits tight when assembled (it should) a moderate flare that is large enough to keep the pin from sliding through the link is all you need.
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By beemerkid
Also, about 1.5 inches away from the damage is...

Also, about 1.5 inches away from the damage is the Ducati label/word/symbol so I cant sand out too much and need to mask that off from the colors.
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,442
Posted By beemerkid
I used my old mans NoMar a bunch of times when I...

I used my old mans NoMar a bunch of times when I lived at home and it was relatively painless when you followed the instructions/ learned what you were doing. The money is worth it if your going to...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,309
Posted By beemerkid
Are you able to at least pull/ install it by...

Are you able to at least pull/ install it by yourself or is the work/ time a problem? If so a reman could be good. Bringing it to a shop and having all the work done could easily exceed the value of...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By beemerkid
Doing quality touch up (spray) on plastic paint

So I have a Ducati with a pearl white tank, made of plastic. I've been looking at the Color rite Full aerosol kit with primert for this repair. The kit comes with a spray can of the paints, but I do...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,154
Posted By beemerkid
It could definitely happen. And it did to you....

It could definitely happen. And it did to you. But I'm certain that was the dealers fault. Anyways let's just get back to how to drill holes in bolt heads. [/hijack off]
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,154
Posted By beemerkid
Not trying to flame here but I've never heard of...

Not trying to flame here but I've never heard of or experienced a properly torqued drain bolt come undone. Or one done by a jackass either for that matter. Has this happened to you before? It's not a...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,927
Posted By beemerkid
I had the bad whistling problem and adjustment...

I had the bad whistling problem and adjustment didn't help. So I put two layers of electrical tape along the top edge and trimmed it with a razor blade. Now I just close the visor firmly and it's...
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By beemerkid
I was close, oops.

I was close, oops.
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By beemerkid
Not really knowing what this controller does,...

Not really knowing what this controller does, does it operate continuously or intermittently? If its not on all the time, or a lot of the time, you could probably get away with it. You will have...
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By beemerkid
If your patient about the parting out, you can...

If your patient about the parting out, you can get your moneys worth out of it. I parted out an 04 1150rs that I crashed, The real money was in the final drive, trans, and engine. Sent the engine to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,613
Posted By beemerkid
Thats awesome you got her back in a tent, maybe...

Thats awesome you got her back in a tent, maybe even a few more times to go..
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,507
Posted By beemerkid
Looks nice so far, im sure youll continue the...

Looks nice so far, im sure youll continue the good work. Its nice to see someone doing things right and not just spray painting some old stuff in their back yard and calling it good.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By beemerkid
I found that adjusting the pivot is the supposed...

I found that adjusting the pivot is the supposed cure, I won't be able to ride and report my findings today though. Also, some people use thin weather stripping stuck to the inside of the shield...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By beemerkid
Shoei Qwest helmet whistles at speed

I figure equipment is the place for this. I have a Shoei Qwest, a very quiet helmet and I love it. Except for that it whistles. If I put a finger on the face shield and press, the whistling stops. If...
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 13
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Views: 1,133
Posted By beemerkid
Have you popped the cover off and seen exactly...

Have you popped the cover off and seen exactly whats going on in there? If you are going to a locker idk if they have one for the 7.5" but I have to say I LOVE my OX locker. An Eaton or OX with the...
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By beemerkid
Looks like some sweet stuff. What's the idea...

Looks like some sweet stuff. What's the idea behind deleting the rear sway bar?
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By beemerkid
+1 on the little Bluetooth ones for $15 and the...

+1 on the little Bluetooth ones for $15 and the torque app.
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