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Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,448
Posted By 1greenmachine
You're not making oil so its not that bad so if...

You're not making oil so its not that bad so if you're gonna take it somewhere just dump the oil and filter with some cheap stuff and change it when done, also dump some fuel lubricant in the fuel if...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,285
Posted By 1greenmachine
So lets say most new bikes are coming with...

So lets say most new bikes are coming with throttle by wire and lets say the price for it is around $500 installed would you add it to your bike or chose a different one instead of paying the extra...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,798
Views: 365,386
Posted By 1greenmachine
Yeah what i've been readin basically says just...

Yeah what i've been readin basically says just roll with it, i'd rather due it this fall or winter when i'm sitting bored in my house than when i could be riding it.
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,798
Views: 365,386
Posted By 1greenmachine
So whats the general deal with first time valve...

So whats the general deal with first time valve check, mines right about due but i'd like to maybe slide it till the end of riding season which is maybe 2k miles max and can do it during the winter....
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,983
Posted By 1greenmachine
Hondas prices have pretty much always been higher...

Hondas prices have pretty much always been higher but they are also the best quality out there....atleast you hear that alot wether its true or not. I think they have a good product but their...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,704
Posted By 1greenmachine
This pretty much says it all, the main job pays...

This pretty much says it all, the main job pays the bills while the side one is how you get ahead. The people that bring stuff aren't going to take it to a shop or the shop isn't gonna waste their...
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,760
Posted By 1greenmachine
If you have mainly 12 point then stick with...

If you have mainly 12 point then stick with those, also they are ment for higher torque than 6 point.
I mostly have six point and what 12 point ones I need.
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,798
Views: 365,386
Posted By 1greenmachine
I dropped my bike in my truck at its 600 mile...

I dropped my bike in my truck at its 600 mile check up and other than a lot of crying and a nice crease I,ve left it that way as a new tank was over 500 I think.
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,798
Views: 365,386
Posted By 1greenmachine
So I brain farted buying oil the other day and...

So I brain farted buying oil the other day and ended up with suzuki synthetic oil which I admit shifts better but how many miles are you guys running with synthetic oil.
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,915
Posted By 1greenmachine
I turn wrenches for a living so i've got plenty...

I turn wrenches for a living so i've got plenty of the high dollar tools but i for a home set when i get enough saved up i'm probaly gonna go with husky from HD, they have a set for $200 that would...
Forum: Racing 04-28-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 215,160
Posted By 1greenmachine
I'm glad Canard was able to back on the track and...

I'm glad Canard was able to back on the track and he sure can rip it when he isn't getting hurt.

Rv getting this championship was cool to see and he deserved it doing the things a champ has to do...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,603
Posted By 1greenmachine
No matter how good the saw is when your dad says...

No matter how good the saw is when your dad says i think i hit a rock with the chain the last time i used it so it might dull well he is right and i could have used a hand saw quicker.:rofl
...
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,246
Posted By 1greenmachine
I've got that side cabinet hanging on the side of...

I've got that side cabinet hanging on the side of my big old snappy box:wink: but it is a nice box and i would reccomend it. The cart looks pretty nice and honestly if i had the money i'd buy that...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3,867
Views: 611,403
Posted By 1greenmachine
So what exactly do you mean about the balance? ...

So what exactly do you mean about the balance?

I've learned over the years that knowing what your stepping onto is very important when trying to hold a bike from leaning over.
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3,867
Views: 611,403
Posted By 1greenmachine
Thanks for hints, i'm riding a sv650 so there is...

Thanks for hints, i'm riding a sv650 so there is definetly a big difference in weight but have heard the fjr carries it lower so that might help but honest with either bike once they have decided to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3,867
Views: 611,403
Posted By 1greenmachine
Well it will be a few years before they drop in...

Well it will be a few years before they drop in price so maybe i better start doing squats. I sat on the model they had in the show room and was completely in control of it but maybe should have...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3,867
Views: 611,403
Posted By 1greenmachine
So I've been lusting something bad over the 13...

So I've been lusting something bad over the 13 model but buying one is a few years out. My question is I'm 5'9 and weigh 180 and have the strength of a wet noodle so will this beast control me or do...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,186
Posted By 1greenmachine
I'd say his main reason is he doesn't wanna work...

I'd say his main reason is he doesn't wanna work on a hot engine and i can't blame him as i've done plenty of tune ups on hot engines and it sucks. The truth is if you guys popped the valve cover off...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 489,841
Posted By 1greenmachine
This was a saturday morning bs session where i...

This was a saturday morning bs session where i told him to throw out a number, if i was sitting there with checkbook in hand it would need to come down.

Its all supply and demand and right now...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 489,841
Posted By 1greenmachine
The local dealer has one that color and I'm a...

The local dealer has one that color and I'm a winning lotto ticket away from owning it.. So is 9500 OTD a good price?
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,055
Posted By 1greenmachine
Thats whats great with FI, i store my bike for...

Thats whats great with FI, i store my bike for 4-5 months during the winter and all i do is run some fuel stabilizer thru in the fall, then in the spring i dump in new gas and with a bump on the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,055
Posted By 1greenmachine
Fuel injection is the way to go for all the...

Fuel injection is the way to go for all the benefits it offers over carbs and so much hassle to get running right. The guys saying fixing it is so complex and expensive may be right on some things...
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,413
Posted By 1greenmachine
No matter how much you try to keep it clean a...

No matter how much you try to keep it clean a engine when built or taken apart will get contaminents in it and also parts breaking in will produce some also. I'd say you could change it but its...
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,446
Posted By 1greenmachine
I'm late to the party but left hand drill bits...

I'm late to the party but left hand drill bits are the way to go as they drill in can loosen and removed the bolt. I've found that if they won't remove it then a easy out probaly will end up breaking...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,366
Posted By 1greenmachine
A overfill will let the crank hit the oil and...

A overfill will let the crank hit the oil and windage it which will flow the same but not lubricate like its suppose to.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,974
Posted By 1greenmachine
It all depends if the issue was with hard parts...

It all depends if the issue was with hard parts going bad and having multiple failures then maybe. If this a running issue then the engine may not fix it and and entail a lot of troubleshooting that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By 1greenmachine
My house is at the end of a dead end street that...

My house is at the end of a dead end street that they repaved a few years ago so the surface was really nice but a few weeks ago They had to lay down a ton of tar snakes and there's one on a corner...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By 1greenmachine
The problem is this is a old country road so the...

The problem is this is a old country road so the pavement always had that light look where you have to be standing there to see the gravel. There isn't a corner per say because the side road comes up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By 1greenmachine
an almost plant

Well today was a nice day for a screw it ride of go where the bike takes you and so thats what i did. I was out in the country coming back into town when i decided to take a side road thats a short...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,601
Posted By 1greenmachine
The biggest thing will be your driving style,...

The biggest thing will be your driving style, these engines don't need to idle for a 1/2 hour before driving and such and thats what plugs up filters. You can drive them in the city and they should...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,485
Posted By 1greenmachine
I'm meaning newer vehicles and just like...

I'm meaning newer vehicles and just like maintence and such, my 06 chevy i can see all the plugs where my uncles ford is gonna be alot of swearing. They all have their share of dumb ass designs but...
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,485
Posted By 1greenmachine
Flat heads were before my time:evil, wrenching...

Flat heads were before my time:evil, wrenching for a living I tend to look at vehicles with how hard to work on them and ford is not fun.
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,485
Posted By 1greenmachine
If i was in your shoes and the owner is gonna...

If i was in your shoes and the owner is gonna ship it soon i'd just do the coil and hope it fixes it and if not then i'd do the plug.

I read somewhere that ford sank a ton of money and time into...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,798
Views: 365,386
Posted By 1greenmachine
Yeah my speedo would always be around 10% which...

Yeah my speedo would always be around 10% which since I new it wasn't to bad but sometimes would be nice to know your speed dead on and not some quess on speed.
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,798
Views: 365,386
Posted By 1greenmachine
ΔΔΔΔ that bike is lowered.... So last week I...

ΔΔΔΔ that bike is lowered....

So last week I replaced my original front tire and installed same size front Michelin pilot power and now my speedo is more accurate. I used to have my speedo at 81...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,247
Posted By 1greenmachine
I've test ridden a few different ones and there...

I've test ridden a few different ones and there are things I don't like but nothing really wrong with the bike, just there's not enough pluses to make me spend the money for one. Its a very good...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,905
Posted By 1greenmachine
That right there is why if someday i do this i'll...

That right there is why if someday i do this i'll spend the extra money and have it done right and more importantly have the longer warranty because i've heard the circuit boards and such can get...
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,905
Posted By 1greenmachine
Yep its older units he has probaly atleast 5...

Yep its older units he has probaly atleast 5 years old i'd think. I look forward to seeing how you like your units and if you'd do anything diffrent with them.
Forum: The Garage 06-29-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By 1greenmachine
Its funny how batteries can fail, my car did...

Its funny how batteries can fail, my car did something like that where i parked it one night then the next morning stone dead, jumped it and verifed alt was good so had gm give me a new battery.
Forum: The Garage 06-29-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,905
Posted By 1greenmachine
I know a guy with older not sure what brand heat...

I know a guy with older not sure what brand heat pumps and his house is bigger than mine but his experience is they work good down to about the 30s outside and then can't keep up. The thing for me is...
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