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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By 16VGTIDave
If memory serves me correctly, "Low Lead" av-gas...

If memory serves me correctly, "Low Lead" av-gas has 4 times more lead than auto gas ever had. One can expect lots of deposits resulting in top end tear downs for removal. Because of this, many small...
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,552
Views: 102,299
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Thumb Good to see everyone tonight! Thanks again...

Good to see everyone tonight!

Thanks again to the guys from DSP for picking up the tab! :clap That was totally unexpected and appreciated by all! :freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Ethanol is corrosive. It can attack brass, zinc...

Ethanol is corrosive. It can attack brass, zinc alloys, and some older types of rubber. So my answer to your question is "quite possibly". I'd strongly suggest finding and using pure gas in all your...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,492
Posted By 16VGTIDave
There is no such thing as free energy, it comes...

There is no such thing as free energy, it comes from somewhere. With this piece of crap, it comes from the battery and alternator. There is NO WAY that any such device could have a net positive...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,428
Posted By 16VGTIDave
I can't add much to this, other than to...

I can't add much to this, other than to acknowledge that it is a known defective item made worse by poor customer service. On a personal level this bothers me as TT recently bought out a shop local...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-06-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,252
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Question Could you make a spring loaded bottom tensioner? ...

Could you make a spring loaded bottom tensioner?

The reason I'm suggesting this is because I made a spring loaded tensioner after I swapped a Ninja linkage suspension into my '82 Maxim. To get...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,919
Posted By 16VGTIDave
My Carbon Fiber Process - DRZ400 Case Protector

Thank you!

It has been years since I worked with composites, but I feel a sudden need to do so again!
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,754
Posted By 16VGTIDave
LOL! Nothing like a heated internet debate! I...

LOL! Nothing like a heated internet debate! I also use beads (as previously posted in this and other threads). I'm a retired aviation maintenance tech and over the years I tried to get fixed wing...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,754
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Ask a helicopter pilot about balancing and they...

Ask a helicopter pilot about balancing and they will tell you it is mandatory. Ask a prop pilot and they will tell you it is not required and a waste of money - and then they will replace $5-6k of...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Sounds like you may have found a niche market for...

Sounds like you may have found a niche market for a specialty product! I'd suggest a spry on liquid, such as snake oil in a water carrier. Include a microfiber cloth and have a bunch of testimonials...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-01-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 65,756
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Thanks for the update, I appreciate you taking...

Thanks for the update, I appreciate you taking the time! Sounds like they may be what I've been looking for. For that price, I don't have much too loose.

Thanks again!
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,754
Posted By 16VGTIDave
19k km on my current bike tires with beads from...

19k km on my current bike tires with beads from the beginning. Not a vibration or shake and perfect tread wear. I recently put beads in my car tires because of a vibration that was costing me a...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By 16VGTIDave
I've got EBC pads and shoes on my bike. The shoes...

I've got EBC pads and shoes on my bike. The shoes are great, but the FA series organic pads are only "okay" when cold and have no bite when warmed up. Yet for some reason the pads are galling the...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,689
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Impressive! :clap Thanks for sharing and...

Impressive! :clap Thanks for sharing and inspiring!
Forum: Canada 07-30-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,271
Posted By 16VGTIDave
I just checked and the pail of T6 is on sale AND...

I just checked and the pail of T6 is on sale AND in stock at the closest CT to me. Wonders never cease!
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 249,925
Posted By 16VGTIDave
:clap This is the kind of blunt honesty that...

:clap

This is the kind of blunt honesty that the "PC" world needs more of. I started my son down the path of responsibility when he was 4. At 17 he is a great kid who can be trusted without...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Try to isolate where the wind noise is coming...

Try to isolate where the wind noise is coming from, and what you can do to alleviate it. I recently picked up an Icon Airmada. While it has tons of air flow compared to my old Schuberth S1, it was...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-30-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 65,756
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Are the new lights bright? I've been looking for...

Are the new lights bright? I've been looking for some LED turn signals that are at least close to the intensity of stock lights. All the ones I've seen so far are so dim that in the daytime they are...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-30-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By 16VGTIDave
That is the very reason I have a 30+ year old...

That is the very reason I have a 30+ year old bike. I have to design and build or modify everything, other than maintenance parts, as there simply isn't anything else on the market for it. There is...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,271
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Thanks for your contribution... :flush

Thanks for your contribution... :flush
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,271
Posted By 16VGTIDave
In theory, yes. In reality, after ~2k km the...

In theory, yes. In reality, after ~2k km the 15w40 dino oil is probably closer to 20w30 and most of the additive package will have been depleted. The syn 5w40 will stay within viscosity spec and...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Typically 1-2 hours streaming music or phone...

Typically 1-2 hours streaming music or phone calls a day, and I charge every 4 or 5 days once I get low battery warnings or the battery dies.
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Wow! I expected the bike to be a KLR. :rofl ...

Wow! I expected the bike to be a KLR. :rofl

Creative re-purposing. :clap
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By 16VGTIDave
I have and recommend the Sena SMH5-FM for your...

I have and recommend the Sena SMH5-FM for your needs. The speakers are great for voice and okay for music. The controls, "jog dial" knob and 1 button, are very easy to operate with gloves on. Battery...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By 16VGTIDave
I use a small tipped blow gun and gently blast...

I use a small tipped blow gun and gently blast air towards the holes on the inside of the helmet with the vents (obviously) open. This gets most of the remains out of the vents. Then I use a cotton...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,960
Posted By 16VGTIDave
I've had great service from...

I've had great service from http://apexbrakes.com/ They have an old website, but their work is quality and quick. They even include new banjo bolts and washers for each line at no additional charge!
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,271
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Why? Synthetic will take the heat better than...

Why? Synthetic will take the heat better than decomposed dinosaurs ever could. And it will maintain the correct viscosity at any temp better as well. Or is it because your air-cooled bikes leak oil...
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,820
Posted By 16VGTIDave
If you can find left twist drill bits, it should...

If you can find left twist drill bits, it should come out with little effort. I've also had luck using a pin punch to make a divot near the outer edge and then tap the punch at an angle to turn out...
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Those look like tamper resistant screws, or...

Those look like tamper resistant screws, or possibly rivets. Get yourself some left twist drill bits and drill them out. With your drill in reverse, of course!
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,271
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Says so on the back label. :)

Says so on the back label. :)
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,271
Posted By 16VGTIDave
5W40 full syn specifically for modern turbo...

5W40 full syn specifically for modern turbo diesel engines, but meets JASO DH-2 and MA spec for wet clutch bikes. My air-cooled '82 Yamaha calls for 10W40 back when dino oil was pretty much the only...
Forum: Canada 07-25-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,271
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Take a look at truck stops. Rotella T6 5W40 is...

Take a look at truck stops. Rotella T6 5W40 is $40 for a 1 US Gal / 3.785L jug at a truck stop close to me. Of course, the same jug is $26 south of the border... :huh
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 908
Views: 266,324
Posted By 16VGTIDave
You won't regret it! I'm a fairly recent convert,...

You won't regret it! I'm a fairly recent convert, and after the great results I've had, I'm slowly replacing all my socks with Merino wool. And I sure do hate cotton socks now!
Forum: Canada 07-18-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 22,264
Views: 2,305,987
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Apparently not... :)

Apparently not... :)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-15-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,168
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Nicely done! :clap

Nicely done! :clap
Forum: Canada 07-15-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 22,264
Views: 2,305,987
Posted By 16VGTIDave
That would be because they don't know how to make...

That would be because they don't know how to make the ball joints and tie-rod ends look worn out, so they can screw you for a couple hundred. It isn't "worth while" to tie up a bay and a...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15,194
Views: 8,651,940
Posted By 16VGTIDave
"Could be"? Who are you trying to kid?...

"Could be"? Who are you trying to kid? :evil
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,065
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Please do! My renewal is coming up in just over a...

Please do! My renewal is coming up in just over a month and I have a sneaking suspicion that Intact will be giving me a hard time, based on conversations with my broker... :huh
Forum: Canada 06-29-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 79,586
Posted By 16VGTIDave
Howdy neighbour! All you have to do is ask, you...

Howdy neighbour! All you have to do is ask, you might be surprised what resources are available...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,022
Posted By 16VGTIDave
I just bought 2 pairs of Smartwool PHD light...

I just bought 2 pairs of Smartwool PHD light cushion OTC ski socks. I am absolutely pleased with them! Wore a pair all day in 28C, 80% humidity, sunny weather wearing A*'s Toucans. My feet were dry...
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