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Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 42,769
Posted By DSM8
<.....starts looking around for shotgun.....> ...

<.....starts looking around for shotgun.....>

:deal
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 182,297
Posted By DSM8
I got run over by the guy on the right...

I got run over by the guy on the right immediately after this was taken cause he lost control, and I was on the other side of a big log just in case when I took the pic.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By DSM8
Too bad they didn't do it for your face, then it...

Too bad they didn't do it for your face, then it would be worth reading...

:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 43,422
Posted By DSM8
Thumb "I've been fortunate enough to be hosted by DCM8"...

"I've been fortunate enough to be hosted by DCM8"

Ahem it is DSM8...put up with his cockney accent and broke ass BMW for two days and cant even get my name right...:huh

:lol3

Bike got a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 42,769
Posted By DSM8
Bluhduh Yeah that is what I told him, if he wont listen...

Yeah that is what I told him, if he wont listen to me than maybe....

Nah he is too stubborn to listen to either of us, will be funny to see pictures of him in the snow...and cold.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-11-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31,205
Views: 2,912,543
Posted By DSM8
And what about Sunday, where are the pictures...

And what about Sunday, where are the pictures from that ya troglodyte?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-07-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,231
Posted By DSM8
There has to be a forum member in your area you...

There has to be a forum member in your area you can take the GPS over too and will be able to load the tracks on it for you.

Since you already have the 500pt tracks it simply a matter of opening...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By DSM8
Exactly why I want to get my hands on some...

Exactly why I want to get my hands on some damaged parts to catalog what does and does not work for paint removal that is not mechanical in nature.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By DSM8
Where is the fun in that? Deprive myself of...

Where is the fun in that?
Deprive myself of using deadly chemicals and melting complex hydrocarbons..

:deal

No way!! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By DSM8
I have used that as well, but the main goal is...

I have used that as well, but the main goal is paint removal for the test, other removal product are just a by product of the experiment.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By DSM8
Question Looking for some help

I am doing an experiment to determine what solvents can be used on these bikes to remove paint, tar etc from the plastic panel that wont be harmful to said panels.

SO...the help part..

I am...
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 542,410
Posted By DSM8
Thanks for the reply's the whole wipe it down etc...

Thanks for the reply's the whole wipe it down etc is the direction I was heading just wanted to see if there was an alternative.

Looks like simple green for the big wipe down then Acetone for the...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 542,410
Posted By DSM8
Question Tig Metal Prep

So wanted to know what would be available in an aerosol format that can be used to clean metal before tig welding.

I know using the chlorinated brake cleaners produced a deadly gas which is why...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By DSM8
How about putting in your profile WHERE you are...

How about putting in your profile WHERE you are located, most likely there would be someone in your area that might be on here able to help out.

Just a thought.
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By DSM8
Get some good penetrating oil, there is that new...

Get some good penetrating oil, there is that new stuff that is supposed to chill the bolt which helps in wicking action and removal.

Looks like you have enough to get on that with a vise grip and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By DSM8
You can put spacers under the hooks the seat...

You can put spacers under the hooks the seat clicks into or reach out to one of the custom seat makers for a taller seat. But that will cost you $$$$
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,678
Posted By DSM8
So what you want it this: ...

So what you want it this:

http://static.twisted-throttle.net/media/catalog/product/cache/1/small_image/324x/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/e/m/ema.00.107.11600.jpg

But what you have is this?...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,678
Posted By DSM8
The PowerPort you found is for a BMW specific...

The PowerPort you found is for a BMW specific plug like a cigarette lighter plug but smaller in diameter you can find it at any BMW dealer the oil leak could come from either the engine or the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,040
Posted By DSM8
Shoot me a PM we can get you squared away, the...

Shoot me a PM we can get you squared away, the gun produces about 300+Ft lbs of force, either the nut or the shaft it is attached to will come out.

:lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-30-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By DSM8
The subframe is a combination of Aluminum...

The subframe is a combination of Aluminum extrusions and some forgings if I recall correctly.

The main frame if cromolly.

You will want it to be Tig welded most likely, regardless make sure...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-29-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,040
Posted By DSM8
Where in LA are you if you need to change that...

Where in LA are you if you need to change that sprocket 20 minutes in my garage with the impact gun is all it would take.

PM me.

:ear
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 542,410
Posted By DSM8
Question Miller Syncrowave HF 300

I have one of these and have been practicing my TIG welding.
What I am learning is that I can lay a very nice bead on AL.
Stainless on the other hand has been giving me fits.

I am running the...
Forum: Vendors 07-28-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 136,551
Posted By DSM8
Thumb Customer Service

I have one of the first production run sets of these lights on my bike.

After over 50K miles on the front of a V-Strom and now a 1200GS one of the lights started to intermittently blink very...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By DSM8
Cool, I will be there again this year but...

Cool, I will be there again this year but bringing the GF with two little bikes to ride the dirt side of the valley.

If your there I will be on the same row but at the other end, just look for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27,477
Views: 1,281,621
Posted By DSM8
He gets abused all the time, I mean seriously... ...

He gets abused all the time, I mean seriously...
Have you seen him.
He looks like someone that gets kissed with a pillowcase full of soap bars on a regular basis...

Just sayin...

Still a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,216
Posted By DSM8
Also simple 90% isopropal alcohol and water works...

Also simple 90% isopropal alcohol and water works very well.
In all cases spray it on and let is soak for a bit to soften stuff up, than wipe it off. Alcohol is a great solvent for organic matter so...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27,477
Views: 1,281,621
Posted By DSM8
Nah from what I hear there are others that are...

Nah from what I hear there are others that are taking care of that, even if it is one dollar at a time....

:deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 27,477
Views: 1,281,621
Posted By DSM8
Well looks like the news is out, that did not...

Well looks like the news is out, that did not take long...

Note the name of the place he is exiting....
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By DSM8
THATS IT?!! Man suxors of a ride report,...

THATS IT?!!

Man suxors of a ride report, what happened to the parking lot troll you went into that glory hole place with?

:deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By DSM8
Thumb Loop through Gold Country

So decided it was time to put some miles on the new to me bike via a trip instead of my daily commute.
I have over 5K on the bike since I got it but a long ride over 200 miles was yet to be had, got...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-22-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 433,742
Posted By DSM8
Not that kind of fun.. :puke1 Sick...

Not that kind of fun..
:puke1

Sick bastage...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-22-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 433,742
Posted By DSM8
Yeah he had fun, so much so it left him blue.... ...

Yeah he had fun, so much so it left him blue....

http://dsm8.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Street-Rides/20140719Roundabout/i-7RwsKjh/0/L/CA_07221408330673-L.jpg

Let the bating begin...
Forum: The Garage 07-15-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,611
Posted By DSM8
I have used both, what I found with the mushroom...

I have used both, what I found with the mushroom one is over time the plug gets cut through by the belts inside the tire, also if the hole is not perfectly round they have difficulty sealing.

Know...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By DSM8
Looking at the parts fisch it seems like if you...

Looking at the parts fisch it seems like if you remove the magneto cover (how it is labeled on the parts fisch) you might have the clearance you will need to shift it to the left to clear the frame....
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By DSM8
Are you referring to the oil seal retainer or the...

Are you referring to the oil seal retainer or the plastic cover over the sprocket.
Can you post a picture your description is a little vague given all the bits around that area.

If the retainer...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By DSM8
The cross over you are referring too would be too...

The cross over you are referring too would be too restrictive, look at the ones that are built and you will see what I mean.

You would be SERIOUSLY choking back your bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,407
Posted By DSM8
Oh what the heck

Here is an oil analysis that was done at 98K miles on a DL650.

5600 miles on the oil with no topping off in that period of time.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By DSM8
If the bike runs then consider the lines purged. ...

If the bike runs then consider the lines purged.
The lack of power at WOT sound electrical moreso that fuel related.

Have you sparyed WD40 on the coil sticks (all 4 of them) and the electrical...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,171
Posted By DSM8
Eh? Also note how fuel is put into the bike, so a...

Also note how fuel is put into the bike, so a tail bag would have to be removed for each fuel stop to put gas into it in the first place.

There are many other choices for a bike on this kind of a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By DSM8
More details on WaterLocked.. Submerged the...

More details on WaterLocked..

Submerged the bike?
Water get into the fuel tank?
Purged the lines...
Moisture still captured in the coil sticks...arching to block instead of plugs...

etc
etc
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