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Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 08:11 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
Got er' done today Now off to the races ...

Got er' done today
Now off to the races
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/jagjob/IMG_5680_zpsmmjm9brw.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2015, 08:20 AM
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Views: 397,906
Posted By SkunkWizard
Wet sanding and primering the old Jag ...

Wet sanding and primering the old Jag

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/jagjob/IMG_5641_zpsemx6nn8c.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 397,906
Posted By SkunkWizard
I was asked to build some 20 lbs. fire bottle...

I was asked to build some 20 lbs. fire bottle racks for the clubs new rapid response truck. I am swamped with my own stuff but little at a time each night I finally gotter er' done

the only time...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 397,906
Posted By SkunkWizard
Very nice pencil grinders. brand ? I would not...

Very nice pencil grinders. brand ? I would not own a Dremel
I have a Sioux but I use the larger ones more for what I do...
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 397,906
Posted By SkunkWizard
finally getting around to finishing the March....

finally getting around to finishing the March. the floor was toasted. now it be good' nuff
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/shop%20work/immarchfloorage1_zps13572c0a.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
+1 hooked mine up to an SAE connecter near the...

+1
hooked mine up to an SAE connecter near the left hand grip and use it to power the GPS
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
Thanks TrophyHunter Mom moved to Buffalo NY...

Thanks TrophyHunter
Mom moved to Buffalo NY during WWII and worked for Bell Aircraft on the P-39 assembly line while dad was in the Army Air Corps. When they Moved to CA she was a Jr. rifle team...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
I have great riding gear as I listed. just...

I have great riding gear as I listed. just thinking outside the box for the future or for anybody may want to try it.
Really if I had my way I would dress like my Mom for the ride but I can't find...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 10:59 PM
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Posted By SkunkWizard
if any of you guys are as cheap as me and won't...

if any of you guys are as cheap as me and won't spend over $1,000 on Aerostich riding suit.
give this a thought Dickies insulated coveralls. I bought some for cold camping during the winter and they...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 397,906
Posted By SkunkWizard
There is a Tandy not to far from me. I go get...

There is a Tandy not to far from me. I go get some goodies soon


No riding for a while says the Doc, got one to many concussions lately
So today I did some bodywork on the March and re-working...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 397,906
Posted By SkunkWizard
Nice! now I have something else that I...

Nice!

now I have something else that I will have to learn and buy tools for. where did you get your supplies?
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,521
Posted By SkunkWizard
I use the 20oz. purple HVLP item 67181 The...

I use the 20oz. purple HVLP item 67181
The important thing about spray guns is they use a lot of CFM from the air compressor (not a lot of pressure)
the gun I mentioned takes 6 CFM

I do a lot of...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,521
Posted By SkunkWizard
I'm kind of new to this thread but I will mention...

I'm kind of new to this thread but I will mention that HF's gravity feed HVLP spray gun is a dang good gun for the $
they won't last forever but for primer and single & 2 stage paint do well
I shot...
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 397,906
Posted By SkunkWizard
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 51,059
Posted By SkunkWizard
the steel wheels make a difference. it's a bugger...

the steel wheels make a difference. it's a bugger to roll but I can do it myself. I only use the tow handle to take it out of the Gee-Raj, it's real heavy
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 51,059
Posted By SkunkWizard
I needed a large walk around bench for what I do....

I needed a large walk around bench for what I do. went to Sears on black Friday and bought 6 boxes and built the frame a few years ago. side boxes were left over from some of my other tool boxes
...
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 397,906
Posted By SkunkWizard
No AC to go with the garage vent but this just...

No AC to go with the garage vent but this just showed up this morning
vintage INDY car
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/shop%20work/IMG_5388_zpsapmmcswj.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,868
Views: 397,906
Posted By SkunkWizard
doing some plumbing on the money drain ...

doing some plumbing on the money drain

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/shop%20work/IMG_5376_zpsebbbf34r.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
done this many times after a 24hr. soak no damage...

done this many times after a 24hr. soak no damage ever done to rubber-plastic-etc.
I rinsed some stuff with water then gas or acetone.
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
install the 18G1 the 40F0 gives off toxic fumes...

install the 18G1
the 40F0 gives off toxic fumes and radiation. you should send it to me to be disposed of properly. As a member of this board I will wave the disposal fee
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,792
Views: 404,637
Posted By SkunkWizard
Ahh! yes the MEFO tire, it served me well. ...

Ahh! yes the MEFO tire, it served me well.
nice and sticky thru the twisties and reminded me of flat track riding in the dirt

I have now gone to the dark side. I doubt I will come back, every DR...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
6 days in Mojave the 1st day. ...

6 days in Mojave
the 1st day.
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/advloot/IMG_5249_zps18306117.jpg (http://s14.photobucket.com/user/S2Wizard/media/advloot/IMG_5249_zps18306117.jpg.html)...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
those pics are making me a little nuts right now....

those pics are making me a little nuts right now. I leave tomorrow morning for a week in the Mojave desert.
23 riders on the roster so far

going to test out a little gizmo I made for trailering...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
Seasons Greetings from the Skunklab ...

Seasons Greetings from the Skunklab

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/DR%20650/greetingsfromtheskunklab_zps6aa1eb5a.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
This has got me thinking. (might be to top heavy)...

This has got me thinking. (might be to top heavy)
http://www.nleomf.org/assets/images/themuseum/online-newsletter/2012/july/2008-69-1-riot-shield_cropped.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
Well Done JNS! :thumb when I got my Dr. I could...

Well Done JNS! :thumb
when I got my Dr. I could not find a skidplate that fit my criteria. as a fabricator myself I built my own that shares similar design features. I wanted it to bolt up without...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
GOOD ON YA' TH I was hacking away on my little...

GOOD ON YA' TH
I was hacking away on my little (m/c) trailer all day. I planned on taking the Dr. for the grade 8 bolts I needed. but the SkunkWife got home from church with her ecobost and I stole...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
Too long, did not read:D

Too long, did not read:D
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
You do not need to drill the spacer. I installed...

You do not need to drill the spacer. I installed the zerk (two weeks ago) and pushed grease all the way out to the seals.
Drilling the spacer just fills the spacer with grease. If you don't believe...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
BG- I really like mine (Harbor Freight),...

BG-

I really like mine (Harbor Freight), It's nice to be able to move the bike around when its up in the air. My bike is lowered and it slides right under. I jacks up high enough to work on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,709
Posted By SkunkWizard
This one serves me well ...

This one serves me well
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a345/S2Wizard/DR%20650/IMG_5091_zpsfbfe8cd7.jpg (http://s14.photobucket.com/user/S2Wizard/media/DR%20650/IMG_5091_zpsfbfe8cd7.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
I mounted new Kenda's today & rear rimloc. I have...

I mounted new Kenda's today & rear rimloc. I have used a lot of different products for tire mounting. Including some home made recipes that may have been misconstrued as cooking meth.
Tried this...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
Front Brake Pads

Front brake pads
Who has tried different types the most?
What recommendations do you give?

I have OEM on the front right now. they work fine, just worn
On the rear I have Galfer sintered and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
this!

this!
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
I'm not Yoking

last week I moved to the shed with the Dr. and pulled it down a bit.
My findings of the Yoke bearings: top one was a little dry and the bottom bearing had just a little more factory lube on it than...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By SkunkWizard
I rebuilt mine the other day. Easy! I sourced...

I rebuilt mine the other day. Easy!
I sourced out the O' rings from McMaster. I had to buy a bag full of each. I have plenty left over for anybody that wants them. Send me a PM, I will send you a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
Pine-Sol Dip: Full strength I've used it many...

Pine-Sol Dip: Full strength
I've used it many times with good results
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
Alum will wear faster than steel or they would...

Alum will wear faster than steel or they would make tank tracks out of it.
To me it's like a tire choice. some people want performance some want mileage
Google it and come to you own decision. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 105,284
Views: 20,894,168
Posted By SkunkWizard
Doing an Bi-annual

I started taking down the Dr. for an Bi-annual inspection. This time checking swing arm bearings, head yoke bearings.
Paying special attention to the wiring, checking for wearing to frame at rub...
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