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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 27,538
Views: 6,560,073
Posted By trumpet
Uh, pink slime?

Uh, pink slime?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,822
Posted By trumpet
Looks beautiful :)

Looks beautiful :)
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14,242
Views: 7,704,663
Posted By trumpet
Unwad your tidy whities and pull up yer big boy...

Unwad your tidy whities and pull up yer big boy pants there noob. Enjoy the pic's or fuck off. Either way try to post a pic .

...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,647
Posted By trumpet
I'd get the ignition sorted first. Quite a...

I'd get the ignition sorted first.

Quite a few aftermarket cams had grinds that letoff for kicking. There was a article about it on the S&S site years ago, and their older catalogs.

I built a...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-24-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14,242
Views: 7,704,663
Posted By trumpet
Rear tires are usually run at a low pressure, my...

Rear tires are usually run at a low pressure, my brother ran around ~26psi in his pan rigid rear tire.
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,007
Posted By trumpet
We converted from a tri-fuel Stephen King child...

We converted from a tri-fuel Stephen King child burner to a high efficiency Lenox gas Furnace (forced air) about 8 years ago. Went from ~$400 a month oil bill to ~$135 month (~$250 worst/coldest)....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,425
Posted By trumpet
+1 ..........Until Automated cars arrive

+1 ..........Until Automated cars arrive
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,314
Posted By trumpet
After you re-rebuild it, set your mixture rich...

After you re-rebuild it, set your mixture rich for the first 1000 miles , it will help it run cooler during break-in.

Also help to jet for a bit richer for the rear cylinder, Harley's rear...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-03-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,314
Posted By trumpet
Can you post a pic of the spark plug electrodes?...

Can you post a pic of the spark plug electrodes? The exhaust valve in the upper picture looks like way too lean a mixture.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27,538
Views: 6,560,073
Posted By trumpet
What a Asshat, at least he barely missed...

What a Asshat, at least he barely missed involving anyone else...just fucking stupid.
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,235
Posted By trumpet
Been using "used" motor oil thinned with Marvel...

Been using "used" motor oil thinned with Marvel Mystery oil. Have had no problems with the Scotoiler and excellent longevity from the chain and sprockets.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,361
Posted By trumpet
On one hand I really like the idea. Climb in, set...

On one hand I really like the idea. Climb in, set the destination, stay occupied for the ride.

OTOH, I would imagine motorcycles would be legislated off the main artery's to start.

Going to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 27,538
Views: 6,560,073
Posted By trumpet
Loud pipes scare deer? :rofl:rofl:rofl Want...

Loud pipes scare deer? :rofl:rofl:rofl

Want to scare deer, grab you slug gun.

Loud pipes don't scare turkeys either.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By trumpet
On the Triumph you can add another 10mm spacer in...

On the Triumph you can add another 10mm spacer in the tube, or.....invest in a set of Racetech springs. Call or email them and they will help you determine the correct rate for your weight and style...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,469
Posted By trumpet
Traded a '65 Princeton reverb with some mods, for...

Traded a '65 Princeton reverb with some mods, for a 1995 Triumph Sprint with 14K on the clock. Got a unused Arai Signet-Q, manual, cover and a really nice Texport jacket in the deal.

Sold the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,909
Posted By trumpet
gawd ain't that the truth: (way long ago) ...

gawd ain't that the truth:
(way long ago)
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-LZN_wKgEHWw/UZweDK74tzI/AAAAAAAAB-4/JaK3xYIHYiM/w814-h574-no/71+fx+in+1993.jpg

Before the paint:...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,049
Posted By trumpet
The only 'bad' deals are when you pay full retail...

The only 'bad' deals are when you pay full retail for the tires and have to wait a day or two for them to arrive and/or be mounted.

Spend the money and get riding :D
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,975
Posted By trumpet
:ear anything doin' ?

:ear anything doin' ?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,840
Posted By trumpet
Don't know about the reflectors, but the nice...

Don't know about the reflectors, but the nice officer explained it was a $250 fine for not wearing your helmet. I believe him, even though I got away with just a verbal.
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,975
Posted By trumpet
Try everything possible before removing the head....

Try everything possible before removing the head. If the head HAS to come off, it will mean pulling and resealing the cylinder liner sleeves . Not a terrible job, but work, and you'll have to...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,960
Posted By trumpet
Always had a mini-maglite in the kit. Uses AA...

Always had a mini-maglite in the kit. Uses AA batteries cost less than $10 and last a really long time. Surefire's and their like are nice, but the batteries cost too much and they have been known...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,900
Posted By trumpet
I keep mine in my breast pocket, works fine when...

I keep mine in my breast pocket, works fine when going through NJ, NY, Mass, or NH. Doesn't even matter which side is out.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,464
Posted By trumpet
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-alrq8sHQm9k/UDF...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-alrq8sHQm9k/UDFpu1NUqqI/AAAAAAAAB4E/X5JV6HdweLQ/s640/DSC06935.JPG
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,464
Posted By trumpet
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-CgQy4xxgzhE/UDF...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-CgQy4xxgzhE/UDFptdtkxtI/AAAAAAAAB3c/YuDG-4i0pXE/s640/DSC06928.JPG
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,464
Posted By trumpet
Owner left his lights on!

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-2EQkCFpnBeU/UDFpmbzp59I/AAAAAAAAB04/tT4kNsZotyA/s640/DSC06907.JPG
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,464
Posted By trumpet
Going to be a beautiful day:clap

Going to be a beautiful day:clap
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,295
Posted By trumpet
Another vote for the Russell. I've got over 60K...

Another vote for the Russell. I've got over 60K on it, held up really well. Your butt feels like it's resting on angels palms...:freaky

Really makes a positive difference. As to Corbin, IMO...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,596
Posted By trumpet
Progressive Ins. has a decent roadside progran....

Progressive Ins. has a decent roadside progran. Though (I think) you need to be 100 miles from home to use it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,167
Posted By trumpet
You left out the modulating headlight...

You left out the modulating headlight mutherfuckers too.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,822
Posted By trumpet
I so wanted to have my '68 glide ready for a...

I so wanted to have my '68 glide ready for a fathers day ride, but the master and wheel cylinders aren't back from being lined and rebuilt. :cry Probably won't have them back til next Wednesday, oh...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,167
Posted By trumpet
Uh, no not really:puke1

Uh, no not really:puke1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 18,562
Posted By trumpet
I heard it's OK and even good to ride on both...

I heard it's OK and even good to ride on both sides of the yellow line(s)

:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27,538
Views: 6,560,073
Posted By trumpet
That's OK, the pic of him and the minivan is...

That's OK, the pic of him and the minivan is worth a thousand words. Clear, concise, and to the point.:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 28,555
Posted By trumpet
D. All of the above. and you left out Volvo...

D. All of the above.

and you left out Volvo wagons
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 27,538
Views: 6,560,073
Posted By trumpet
Quite a bit of disappearing dotted lines in...

Quite a bit of disappearing dotted lines in Connecticut too. Along with proposed road straightening...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,439
Posted By trumpet
Fixt:deal

Fixt:deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27,538
Views: 6,560,073
Posted By trumpet
It is, and they're a lot of fun to drive and beat...

It is, and they're a lot of fun to drive and beat on:deal
Forum: Hacks 05-07-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,752
Posted By trumpet
Can YOU build it? yes YOU can!!!:freaky

Can YOU build it? yes YOU can!!!:freaky
Forum: Hacks 05-07-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,752
Posted By trumpet
No disrespect to Ural, but if you "DO" the...

No disrespect to Ural, but if you "DO" the numbers they make no sense. A new one costs as much as a used Harley rig, has fairly high maintenance, and some reliability issues. Worst is the...
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,752
Posted By trumpet
1968 FLH 3speed w/reverse

After quite a bit of waiting it arrived this afternoon, half an hour before the rains...

It runs beautifuly, I need to adjust the hand shifter and foot clutch. Can't find reverse. Need to...
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