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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By bogey78
Is your car a PZEV model and stick shift? I'm...

Is your car a PZEV model and stick shift? I'm asking because my 2004 focus 2.3 alternator is down on voltage and has intermittently made that dieing alternator sound.

I assume you pulled the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8,033
Views: 484,735
Posted By bogey78
New Tag

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8,033
Views: 484,735
Posted By bogey78
Tag! ...

Tag!
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-27-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By bogey78
Glad you got it back! Now I hope they throw the...

Glad you got it back! Now I hope they throw the book at the thief.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-21-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By bogey78
What year fz6 do you have? It will help with...

What year fz6 do you have? It will help with options.
Also look into givi e21 panniers. You can find them pretty cheap and they are fairly roomy. Not nearly as tough as pelicans though.
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,640
Posted By bogey78
I just got the same gauge last week. I have...

I just got the same gauge last week. I have absolutely no idea why i waited so many years before buying a quality gauge. It is fantastic and even though it is kind of large, it fits fine in my givi...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 37,570
Posted By bogey78
I haven't seen it for 299 for awhile now. $329...

I haven't seen it for 299 for awhile now. $329 seems to be the new coupon price. I've wanted one for months, I should probably quit messing around and just buy one.
Forum: Road Warriors 12-01-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 641,362
Posted By bogey78
Great price, can't go wrong on that deal. I love...

Great price, can't go wrong on that deal. I love my B12.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-17-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,140
Posted By bogey78
I lost track of how many front page worthy photos...

I lost track of how many front page worthy photos you had in your ride report. Absolutely beautiful scenery. How could you not have a great time seeing that area of the country? Wow, just wow! I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-17-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 159,474
Posted By bogey78
Thumb This thread makes me glad I have an "old tech"...

This thread makes me glad I have an "old tech" Bandit 1200 (although I would reallyyyyyy like FI). I have thoroughly enjoyed this ride report and your attitude about the whole thing. It has...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-16-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 21,596
Posted By bogey78
I love the ability to change the bike to suit the...

I love the ability to change the bike to suit the rider's stature/build. The bike looks a lot like my old Suzuki Marauder that I rode for a couple of years. The footpegs still look too far forward...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,854
Posted By bogey78
Nearly $800 for a KLR radiator, do they not know...

Nearly $800 for a KLR radiator, do they not know KLRistaS are cheap:rofl

That does seem way excessive, I hope you can find a part that will fit without all the expense. I've honestly never been a...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-19-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,065
Posted By bogey78
It's alright. I hope you find a solution that...

It's alright. I hope you find a solution that works well for you. Ride safe.
Forum: Road Warriors 08-18-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,517
Posted By bogey78
Fuel injection is usually the fly in the ointment...

Fuel injection is usually the fly in the ointment when trying to stick to a $3500 budget. However, I've seen some Bandit 1250s in that range. Also the DL650 is a great touring bike and can be had...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-17-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,065
Posted By bogey78
Then by all means do what you like and get the...

Then by all means do what you like and get the most heavy duty case you can. I'll admit I didn't see anything but your original post. Just trying to be helpful, my bad.

Btw, I do occasionally...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,162
Posted By bogey78
:clap:rofl I also do the "No Oil" sign on...

:clap:rofl

I also do the "No Oil" sign on the ignition when I do engine work.

Truly, the way to learn to wrench is to just jump in and do it. I rarely use torque wrenches but I don't...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-15-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,286
Posted By bogey78
It's not normal and yes you do have a problem. ...

It's not normal and yes you do have a problem. However, you are among like minded friends here. :evil
Forum: Road Warriors 08-15-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,065
Posted By bogey78
I don't understand the love for Givi. I mean I...

I don't understand the love for Givi. I mean I think they are cool and all, but a $100 bestem 50L top box with integrated brake light and mounting plate is hard to beat. I have Givi E21 panniers...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By bogey78
Thumpers that don't run correctly from sitting up...

Thumpers that don't run correctly from sitting up are high on my list of "buy it for a song and fix it" bikes. Clean the carb, change the oil, new battery, lube the chain and ride it for a couple...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 503,755
Posted By bogey78
+1 Nothing wrong with bargaining but I wouldn't...

+1 Nothing wrong with bargaining but I wouldn't let a $100 bill stop me from getting a nearly new bike.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,627
Posted By bogey78
Suzuki S40 if you don't mind a thumper. And if...

Suzuki S40 if you don't mind a thumper. And if you want to keep the bike carbed, I would want it to be a thumper. Rebuilding 4 carbs are a pain but yanking one carb and cleaning it up is a breeze. ...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-13-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,065
Posted By bogey78
Bestem (search Ebay). They are $100 with...

Bestem (search Ebay). They are $100 with shipping included and are watertight and come with the mounting plate. I've had 3 (stupidly sold the first two when I sold the bike they were attached to)...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-13-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,526
Posted By bogey78
Unless it is a screaming deal I wouldn't mess...

Unless it is a screaming deal I wouldn't mess with a salvage title bike. In other words, if I was looking for a FZ6 and most of the CL models were $3200, I'd have to get a salvage title FZ6 for...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-11-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By bogey78
It would also depend a lot on the type of bike. ...

It would also depend a lot on the type of bike. A sport bike or dual sport would be hard not to ship. A touring or sport touring bike would be an easy decision--fly and ride. I second the advice...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-07-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 641,362
Posted By bogey78
I parked behind a BMW RT and went into the Bell...

I parked behind a BMW RT and went into the Bell Buckle Cafe to have lunch. When I returned, my Bandit was nearly surrounded by a pack of Harleys. I rode some good roads in the area and clicked off...
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,822
Posted By bogey78
I've mounted quite a few tires with my old HF...

I've mounted quite a few tires with my old HF stand, bar and tire irons. The 3 keys for me are:
1. Heat the new tire (sunlight or dryer) If it is summertime and the tire is too hot tto touch after...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,293
Posted By bogey78
Those tunnels played tricks with my brain also. ...

Those tunnels played tricks with my brain also. I found that the only way I could get through them smoothly was to simply look at the opening. If I ever looked at the road or the wall it really...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,084
Posted By bogey78
I have considered a PPG several times and have...

I have considered a PPG several times and have even went to a local "air field" (aka some guys flat farm land) to talk to some of the guys. Honestly it looks like a lot of fun that is fairly low...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-05-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 503
Posted By bogey78
Any Panama City Beach Inmates??

I am down here on vacation for a week and have a small problem. The van with luggage box won't fit on any level of the condo parking deck except the bottom. Is there anyone near the pcb area that...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,309
Posted By bogey78
Thanks alot for that. I had read up and some of...

Thanks alot for that. I had read up and some of the AC experts said to use straight R134 and not the one with leak sealer. I also don't think I have a "leak" but I think I need some add'l...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,309
Posted By bogey78
Alright, I'll be out of town next week but I'll...

Alright, I'll be out of town next week but I'll pick up a can as soon as I get back and report back on my results. Thanks for the info.:clap
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,309
Posted By bogey78
Cage A/C is not all that cold

I have a 2004 Ford Focus that I use as a commuter. The thing has been very reliable and has given me no trouble at all over the years. However, my air doesn't seem nearly as cool as it once was. I...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,763
Posted By bogey78
Wee will never be similar to drz. What little...

Wee will never be similar to drz. What little offroad I did with my wee were tension filled if it was more than fs roads. However the few times I was really offroad I just stood up and went slowly...
Forum: Face Plant 06-25-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,253
Posted By bogey78
When the shop gets thru with the estimate, I'll...

When the shop gets thru with the estimate, I'll bet the insurance co. will simply total it. Maybe not though since you never went down. However, I know that parts that are damaged even a little...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-12-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,358
Posted By bogey78
That looked like a lot of fun. I so need a dual...

That looked like a lot of fun. I so need a dual sport so I can join in on some of these get togethers. I've never been to Lake Hill but my late father in law bought his Goldwing there and had...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-12-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 34,010
Posted By bogey78
Hallelujah!!!! Get it working and I'll be close...

Hallelujah!!!! Get it working and I'll be close to the front of the line.:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,544
Posted By bogey78
Great writing and great photos. I like your...

Great writing and great photos. I like your style:clap I live a little south of you but have been in the Chattanooga/Cleveland, TN area many times and there are a lot of great roads up there.
...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,032
Posted By bogey78
From what you describe I would go with the FJR or...

From what you describe I would go with the FJR or the ST13. I had a first gen connie and it was a great bike, but it felt "old" to me. I have a carb'd bike now but any future bikes (except single...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,718
Posted By bogey78
As a buyer, I want the seller to have title in...

As a buyer, I want the seller to have title in hand and in their name. If not, I will go to the title holding bank/finance co. with the seller and handle the transaction there. If neither of those...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-06-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,178
Posted By bogey78
It's a bitter pill to swallow but I would take...

It's a bitter pill to swallow but I would take the deal. Maybe I'm part of the problem but I'm not a risk taker especially in a courtroom. I honestly hate speed traps and artificially slow speed...
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