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Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,297
Posted By bergermeister
Thanks guys, I sent the owners a letter...

Thanks guys,

I sent the owners a letter giving them a week to make it right. No contact yet, we'll see if they want to step up, or if I am forced to small claims.

Re: the dealer, I did not...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,297
Posted By bergermeister
Thanks Woody, this is very informative.

Thanks Woody, this is very informative.
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 535,412
Posted By bergermeister
Hello Woody, Would you mind weighing in on...

Hello Woody,

Would you mind weighing in on this thread? http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1008366

I'd appreciate your expert comments.

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,297
Posted By bergermeister
Thanks for your thoughts. Anodizing can be...

Thanks for your thoughts. Anodizing can be removed if the wrong wheel cleaner is used. An inmate here accidentally removed his black with Mother's wheel cleaner. In fact, his wheel cleaner was...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,297
Posted By bergermeister
When we were discussing what was going to be done...

When we were discussing what was going to be done (they had the bike, and I told them I didn't want polishing), they went ahead and tried to polish them out anyway. Didn't come out entirely,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,297
Posted By bergermeister
I think the "washing" part was in reference to...

I think the "washing" part was in reference to the overflow company using the wrong chemicals on the wheel. They indicated one of the loaner bikes came back the same way as well.

They were silver...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,297
Posted By bergermeister
Wheel problem

So I took the bike to the dealer for the fuel pump recall. When done, they said it was washed by some "overflow company" since they were so busy and their regular guy was out.

My wheels came...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 16,765
Posted By bergermeister
Nice to see you made it out here. Love Firestone...

Nice to see you made it out here. Love Firestone Walker, that's a good one to hit. Below are some friendly suggestions depending on where you go from here:

If going to San Diego, I'd hit Alpine,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 16,765
Posted By bergermeister
He likely meant Alameda

He likely meant Alameda
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 16,765
Posted By bergermeister
Sounds like a cool trip! Depending on your...

Sounds like a cool trip!

Depending on your route from SF to LA, Firestone Walker is about halfway in Paso Robles. When you hit LA, you could head to Long Beach and hit Beachwood BBQ, which brews...
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,645
Posted By bergermeister
Maybe it's not sealing well, causing excess...

Maybe it's not sealing well, causing excess condensation.
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,645
Posted By bergermeister
Over 2 years, no issues, no leaks, even after I...

Over 2 years, no issues, no leaks, even after I dropped it and broke a gauge.

I believe the coupler is plated brass, which will not corrode. FYI the Micromatic probe is plated.
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,645
Posted By bergermeister
Not saying I disagree with the parts recommended...

Not saying I disagree with the parts recommended above, but here's basically the same stuff with a CO2 tank for $200. http://www.beveragefactory.com/draftbeer/kits/psck-nt.shtml

This really isn't...
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,645
Posted By bergermeister
I respectfully disagree. ...

I respectfully disagree.

http://bricktop.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-SHcZ4kJ/0/L/CA_09211216103689-L.jpg
...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,645
Posted By bergermeister
Just buy a refrigerator you like for whatever...

Just buy a refrigerator you like for whatever reason and a kit like this: http://www.beveragefactory.com/draftbeer/kits/fridge-kits.shtml

That can be done for much less than your budget.

I...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,925
Posted By bergermeister
I've got an old RedMax that keeps chugging along:...

I've got an old RedMax that keeps chugging along:

http://www.redmax.com/products/trimmers/
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By bergermeister
Here's some good reading on the various options. ...

Here's some good reading on the various options. Apparently, the extruded cast aluminum work best.

http://amazingribs.com/BBQ_buyers_guide/guide_to_grill_grates.html
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,707
Posted By bergermeister
Keep the soffit, trim it out around the inside,...

Keep the soffit, trim it out around the inside, then replace the current lights with can lights.
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By bergermeister
Not that it directly applies, but some may find...

Not that it directly applies, but some may find this interesting. R69S with dual disks in front when purchased:

http://bricktop.smugmug.com/Other/misc-stuff/i-ng9JSwH/0/L/R69F1-L.jpg

I've...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 185,795
Posted By bergermeister
why have none of you jumped on this screaming...

why have none of you jumped on this screaming deal yet?
...
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 185,795
Posted By bergermeister
Hey Renner, Where in So Cal are you located?...

Hey Renner,

Where in So Cal are you located? I don't see many /2's in the OC unless I go to Irv Seaver's and peek in the window.
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 915
Posted By bergermeister
:dunno http://youtu.be/KsGh0wbJWtQ

:dunno

http://youtu.be/KsGh0wbJWtQ
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 915
Posted By bergermeister
:loll Ok, so to address this apparent outrage:...

:loll
Ok, so to address this apparent outrage:

I bought this grinder at a yard sale for $5. Sounded bad and got hot so I opened it up and found this problem.

To replace that bearing, I'd...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 915
Posted By bergermeister
google only tells me inner/outer diameter and...

google only tells me inner/outer diameter and width.

Why can't I just replace balls? the two caps come right off and the races don't look bad.

I'd just replace the entire bearing but it's...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 915
Posted By bergermeister
Bearing Q

Can anyone tell me what size ball bearings are in a 6000DU bearing? Is there some sort of database or reference for this kind of thing?

Angle grinder lost its balls and I want to replace them.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By bergermeister
Depending on when you're around, you should check...

Depending on when you're around, you should check the Honda Center calendar for Ducks games.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By bergermeister
Hard to recommend depending on your interests. ...

Hard to recommend depending on your interests.

In Santa Ana, you can hit The Playground and The Crosby.

Nearby is The Camp in Costa Mesa, which has some good eats at Taco Asylum and Umami...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,582
Posted By bergermeister
Yep, at least 80. So you have to jump out, then...

Yep, at least 80. So you have to jump out, then take your chances.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-30-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,582
Posted By bergermeister
and to think I called you arrogant. :lol3 ...

and to think I called you arrogant. :lol3

good luck to you.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-30-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,582
Posted By bergermeister
No offense, but I think it arrogant to think...

No offense, but I think it arrogant to think you'll see everyone that runs a red.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-30-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,582
Posted By bergermeister
I think your assumptions are more dangerous.

I think your assumptions are more dangerous.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-30-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,582
Posted By bergermeister
curious - what is a greater risk: (1) ...

curious - what is a greater risk:

(1) splitting to the light then being the first off the line so you can get the lane, or

(2) just stopping a few cars back and wait your turn in the lane?
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-02-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10,480
Views: 792,422
Posted By bergermeister
what about flying squirrels?

what about flying squirrels?
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,950
Posted By bergermeister
hmmmm... ...

hmmmm...

http://bikerscafeblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/tantaka_custom_bmw-540x360.jpg

http://bikerscafeblog.com/2012/08/27/bmw-k75-tatanka/
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,950
Posted By bergermeister
miles are about 25k I believe. I'm in CA, so not...

miles are about 25k I believe. I'm in CA, so not close.

Can you tell me more about the fuel pump? I'd like to give it a go for $40 and hope the injectors are good.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,950
Posted By bergermeister
wow, that sounds up my alley. ping me for email...

wow, that sounds up my alley. ping me for email if you think he'd give me some advice.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,950
Posted By bergermeister
that was my first instinct also, but I could...

that was my first instinct also, but I could easily spend more to get it running than it is worth...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,950
Posted By bergermeister
custom K75 or not worth it?

So I have an early to mid 80's K75 available to me for free. It has not been run in many years, so needs much work. On the plus side, it's free, the tank and other plastic has all been newly...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,431
Posted By bergermeister
I have a cheap old craftsman chain drive that...

I have a cheap old craftsman chain drive that continues to chug along.

It crapped out once in the 7 yrs that I've owned it, but it was a simple gear replacement to fix.
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,500
Posted By bergermeister
this is what I'd like to do. while I value and...

this is what I'd like to do. while I value and appreciate the other responses, they involve more work (cost?) than just selling the 2 and consolidating to a bigger one.

I only need about 7 cfm,...
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