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Forum: The Garage 12-18-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,314
Posted By Tosh Togo
Faux Pas, n'est pas?. ...

Faux Pas, n'est pas?.

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn313/loupop13/Muppet%20Cats/374px-Boombah.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,019
Posted By Tosh Togo
It's a metal belt that's not at all like any...

It's a metal belt that's not at all like any belt/chain you've seen, and it does indeed work in compression..

http://www.roadandtrack.com/car-news/new-technology/cvts-are-coming-of-age
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,314
Posted By Tosh Togo
:thumb Adding extra hardware just to...

:thumb

Adding extra hardware just to confirm that the bike's in top gear will create a lot of potential failure points, of which at least one will involve a new passage from the outside world...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,419
Posted By Tosh Togo
So was I, silly. :D It's sorta obvious that...

So was I, silly. :D

It's sorta obvious that if the parts are already worn/tired, opening clearances up isn't the way to go.

Like most people, I'll usually re-use pistons when freshening up a...
Forum: Trials 12-18-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,272
Posted By Tosh Togo
Nope... clutch thread. :D ...

Nope... clutch thread. :D

http://www.racingvincent.co.uk/14%20Norton%20Site/N4%20Norton%20Cammy%20Photos/5.15%20Latest%20News%20Photos/Aug%202011%20Brackley/Burnt%20Clutch%201.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-18-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By Tosh Togo
Nope...not dumb; just too much fun. :D Did...

Nope...not dumb; just too much fun. :D

Did you have the time to grab any snaps during your adventure?. :ear
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,314
Posted By Tosh Togo
:stupid Just get in the habit of...

:stupid

Just get in the habit of shortshifting until you get into 6th, then leave it there.

-And if the same uncertainty ever rears its' ugly head again, just toe the shifter upwards one...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,419
Posted By Tosh Togo
:stupid And I adjust the end gaps of new...

:stupid

And I adjust the end gaps of new rings the same way.
Forum: Trials 12-17-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,272
Posted By Tosh Togo
:thumb :thumb The only thing that you...

:thumb :thumb

The only thing that you missed is inquiry as to WHY the OP thinks that there's an advantage created by using ATF instead of the manufacturer-recommended 10W40. :ear

...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By Tosh Togo
http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m8xhjyNtjZ1qlboio.j...

http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m8xhjyNtjZ1qlboio.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-17-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,019
Posted By Tosh Togo
No, just weirder. :D Drag from air...

No, just weirder. :D

Drag from air resistance increases with the square of the speed change, so the splits/rev drop needs to become smaller as you go up through the gear-train, but this puppy has...
Forum: Trials 12-16-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,057
Posted By Tosh Togo
Just because the vendor puts the fuel in an...

Just because the vendor puts the fuel in an underground tank does NOT mean that there will ethanol in it. If you stop for a second and think about it, doing so would be setting the stage for water...
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,019
Posted By Tosh Togo
Possible, yes, but the real world needs gearing...

Possible, yes, but the real world needs gearing splits that work.
Forum: Trials 12-16-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,057
Posted By Tosh Togo
:thumb :thumb Yuppers... a stoichiometric...

:thumb :thumb

Yuppers... a stoichiometric A/F ratio is a great way to set the stage for detonation. Add a lot of throttle at low revs, and...:cry

By the time you hear it, it's usually too...
Forum: Trials 12-16-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,057
Posted By Tosh Togo
FYI- low rpm and high loads, (as in trials...

FYI- low rpm and high loads, (as in trials riding) are a big part of what sets the stage for detonation. At high rpm there isn't enough time for detonation to happen. :deal

CR alone is no...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,322
Posted By Tosh Togo
No, it's specific to motorcycles that get...

No, it's specific to motorcycles that get launched and then land on their left side. :deal

Btw-the OP should realize that a broken shifter spindle is a lot better than a bent shift fork.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,350
Posted By Tosh Togo
What are the big silos used for?. :ear

What are the big silos used for?. :ear
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-15-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,105
Posted By Tosh Togo
Fixt And the road from the Burnt Woods...

Fixt

And the road from the Burnt Woods store south to the old gas station is a ten mile pavement giggle.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v219/kailuakid/IMG_4434.jpg
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By Tosh Togo
What flavor bike will this be?. :ear

What flavor bike will this be?. :ear
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,322
Posted By Tosh Togo
That's what can happen when you drop a motorcycle...

That's what can happen when you drop a motorcycle on it's gearshift. :deal

NOT Honda's fault.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By Tosh Togo
Rob wants his pipe back. :lol3 ...

Rob wants his pipe back. :lol3

http://cdn-3.motorsport.com/static/img/mgl/0/0/2000/2300/2313/s1_1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Tosh Togo
That's not necessary... as long as the OP got a...

That's not necessary... as long as the OP got a decent drain on the contaminated oil (which drained better than normal due to its' dilution), the first time it runs long enough to get fully warmed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,746
Posted By Tosh Togo
Not knowing is no indication of stupidity. Nobody...

Not knowing is no indication of stupidity. Nobody that I've ever met was born with any knowledge beyond how to eat, shit, and sleep. :1drink

Clutchless upshifts, when done right, are a lot...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By Tosh Togo
No pics, or it didn't happen... :1drink

No pics, or it didn't happen... :1drink
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By Tosh Togo
Did you align the forks when you were done?. :ear

Did you align the forks when you were done?. :ear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,350
Posted By Tosh Togo
And where, among the 385 pages of that thread,...

And where, among the 385 pages of that thread, should the OP begin the picture-quest?... :scratch

And does das OP have a better-focused version of it?.

Neat sign, regardless. :1drink
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Tosh Togo
Ask the same question here:...

Ask the same question here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=8

Good luck!. :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By Tosh Togo
Nope... some engines are just a real pain to...

Nope... some engines are just a real pain to weasel back into place. :eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,746
Posted By Tosh Togo
Ummmm...no. :huh The vast majority of...

Ummmm...no. :huh

The vast majority of streetbikes use constant-mesh gearboxes, so the RPM of the mainshaft and countershaft have nothing to with enabling a clutchless upshift.

It's all rider...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,471
Posted By Tosh Togo
Because they're so damn heavy that you'll hurt...

Because they're so damn heavy that you'll hurt yourself in the attempt to right the fallen whale on a slippery surface.

-And think of all that expensive paint and chrome, both at risk in the...
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,713
Posted By Tosh Togo
Bullshit...unless you're our current President,...

Bullshit...unless you're our current President, there's nothing wrong with the truth, and online leverage via forums like this one can often influence the outcome in a positive way. I doubt that the...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,713
Posted By Tosh Togo
What make of battery was this?. PS- a fuse...

What make of battery was this?.

PS- a fuse would not have helped in this situation.... they're only good at limiting current, and don't care at all what direction the electrons are moving, even...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,746
Posted By Tosh Togo
Nope, but I generally don't use the clutch at all...

Nope, but I generally don't use the clutch at all for upshifts. :rofl


:lol3
Forum: Trials 12-14-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,057
Posted By Tosh Togo
What he said... it's only Low Lead when compared...

What he said... it's only Low Lead when compared to the amount of TEL that was in avgas back in the good old days.

Another good source for reliable stable fuel in whatever octane you want would...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,529
Posted By Tosh Togo
They'll need knowledge and understanding about...

They'll need knowledge and understanding about what's going on inside before breaking out any tools, so why not introduce then to this guy?. :1drink
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,988
Posted By Tosh Togo
The "sleeves" are there to damp vibration and...

The "sleeves" are there to damp vibration and reduce noise coming out of the top end. The ones at the rear of the engine that are dedicated oil paths to the head don't have them. You don't need the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By Tosh Togo
No, it's just about right. :1drink Nice...

No, it's just about right. :1drink

Nice work. :thumb

Obnoxious would be a set of loud pipes pointing astern to warn overtaking traffic. :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,872
Posted By Tosh Togo
Yuppers... I've seen that one before, and wonder...

Yuppers... I've seen that one before, and wonder if the info's got a typo for the 750's exhaust timing.

-Here's why-

Using those cam timing numbers, we get:

750: IVO 38 BTDC, IVC 58 ABDC...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,902
Posted By Tosh Togo
MSF courses are designed for green riders, and...

MSF courses are designed for green riders, and the technique they choose to teach is the best/safest for that group.

Trail-braking is a skill to be learned later, if they survive long enough.
...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Tosh Togo
I've had one in a 30 year-old UJM for about two...

I've had one in a 30 year-old UJM for about two years.

It works.

Take a peek here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/search.php?searchid=21219133 :deal
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