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Forum: Vendors 07-20-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,812
Posted By dmftoy1
Can't speak to Mac, but beta I'm playing with...

Can't speak to Mac, but beta I'm playing with works great on iPhone and iPad
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By dmftoy1
On mine I just removed the Allen head holding it...

On mine I just removed the Allen head holding it in and went for a ride. Stopped after about five miles and used the needle nose pliers on my multi tool to put them out. (When hot they come right...
Forum: Americas 07-19-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 857
Posted By dmftoy1
Get yourself a compression sack. I keep my...

Get yourself a compression sack. I keep my gloves, liner and controller in one and it doesn't take much space and is wonderful to have if I need it.

Ymmv
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,873
Posted By dmftoy1
I'm used to our crayfish. . . .but those things...

I'm used to our crayfish. . . .but those things are HUGE!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,472
Posted By dmftoy1
You must be my long lost twin brother. :)

You must be my long lost twin brother. :)
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,472
Posted By dmftoy1
The biggest lie about old motorcycles is that if...

The biggest lie about old motorcycles is that if you restore them you'll get even close to what you've got into the bike back out of it if you want to sell it. (74 R90/6 & 68 Norton Commando)
Forum: Face plant 05-04-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,329
Posted By dmftoy1
Our local boat ramps get that stuff. . . You...

Our local boat ramps get that stuff. . . You can't even stand on it. If a rear wheel drive vehicle gets its wheels on it then it is going in the lake
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By dmftoy1
I can't answer you with 100% certainty! but in...

I can't answer you with 100% certainty! but in can tell you that info is hidden all over in the controllers. As an example on my k1600 there are seven controllers you can query/read. The security...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By dmftoy1
Shipped a triumph Bonneville to England strapped...

Shipped a triumph Bonneville to England strapped in a crate for 4 week, no problems. . .
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,815
Views: 229,481
Posted By dmftoy1
Sandblasted a wilton bullet...

Sandblasted a wilton bullet (vise)http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/03/ypuquvaq.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 66,512
Posted By dmftoy1
That's not a "Fastback", that's a 68 "Commando". ...

That's not a "Fastback", that's a 68 "Commando". Fastback models came out in later years but for 68 that was all you could get. Here's my project - not as pretty! :)
...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,175
Posted By dmftoy1
I'd offer $700 and walk away - you might hear...

I'd offer $700 and walk away - you might hear back from him. You're dreaming thinking 3k would finish that bike. . . . I bought a good running R90/6 that has cosmetic issues and spent tons more by...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,879
Posted By dmftoy1
Do you ever ride at highway speeds or are you...

Do you ever ride at highway speeds or are you just looking for a backroads puttering around bike?

IMHO they're a blast at 45mph in the country, probably ok in towns commuting around, but if you...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-04-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,059
Posted By dmftoy1
Yup that right there sums up the reason why I pay...

Yup that right there sums up the reason why I pay cash. 3 years into a 4 year loan it's tough to want to fix that road rash on the bodywork, etc. With a paid off bike it's a lot easier to...
Forum: Vendors 12-28-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,812
Posted By dmftoy1
+1 - want to do the same on my GTL but can't find...

+1 - want to do the same on my GTL but can't find a way to fit it under the seat.
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By dmftoy1
+1 - ordered 2-3k worth of parts from them in the...

+1 - ordered 2-3k worth of parts from them in the last couple of years and great folks to deal with
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,883
Posted By dmftoy1
Did my part this morning ...

Did my part this morning

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/24/e8emedam.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,998
Posted By dmftoy1
Love my fenix l2cde - runs over 18 hours on low...

Love my fenix l2cde - runs over 18 hours on low setting but can light the night up with 210 lumens on high (2aa batteries )
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,993
Posted By dmftoy1
Try to turn this ...

Try to turn this
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/28/eruja7y2.jpg

Into this (but w/o the orange seat)

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/28/a7unazub.jpg
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,883
Posted By dmftoy1
Is the cycleworks tool the same one you use for...

Is the cycleworks tool the same one you use for swingarm bearings/races? If so I've got one and I'm only a couple hours north of St. Louis. I bet a good cleaning/packing is all they need though
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,815
Views: 229,481
Posted By dmftoy1
Changed the oil and filter, adjusted the clutch,...

Changed the oil and filter, adjusted the clutch, cleaned and lubed the chain and threw a set of TKC 80's on my KLR
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By dmftoy1
Check the starter relay. Corrosion internally...

Check the starter relay. Corrosion internally often breaks a braided copper wire inside it. If you have a test light you should have power at both red terminals even with key off. (Voltmeter...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
Posted By dmftoy1
First frame is a norton commando 750cc frame. ...

First frame is a norton commando 750cc frame. Fwiw
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,688
Posted By dmftoy1
Less than 1700 Knucks produced in 1936. . ....

Less than 1700 Knucks produced in 1936. . . Wonder how many are still around, and of those still running
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,227
Posted By dmftoy1
You've got a good memory. :). Just ordered a...

You've got a good memory. :). Just ordered a new external tach drive from norvil. Now to get the tach and speedo repaired. (Carbs are pretty much sorted)
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,688
Posted By dmftoy1
Working through this with a friend who wants to...

Working through this with a friend who wants to do it badly as well. (I've volunteered to equip/crew a chase vehicle and help with the tasks)

Sounds to me like the organizer won't raise the age...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,227
Posted By dmftoy1
I had the same itch last Friday. . . . Here's my...

I had the same itch last Friday. . . . Here's my winter project, only early 68 Norton Commando - 9200 miles on it. Getting carnal knowledge of my amal(s) now. . . Not much different than the...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,052
Posted By dmftoy1
My guess is if take the carbs off and repeat...

My guess is if take the carbs off and repeat compression test you might be pleasantly surprised. Just my .02
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By dmftoy1
Around here about 5k

Around here about 5k
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,670
Posted By dmftoy1
3500 around here would be a screaming deal for...

3500 around here would be a screaming deal for that bike. I never see them for less than 4400-5000
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 869
Posted By dmftoy1
You might be surprised at how much improvement...

You might be surprised at how much improvement you can get for very little money by replacing seals and a couple of cheap parts and giving it a good cleaning. My 74 R90/6 had horrible dive problem...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,243
Posted By dmftoy1
They're just damn cool, whether in the twisties...

They're just damn cool, whether in the twisties and hearing the motor turn @5-6k or cruising down a straight smooth highway @75mph in 5th. I tend to ride mine as a change of pace from my other...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,228,035
Posted By dmftoy1
Finally got my baby back on the road. ...

Finally got my baby back on the road. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/03/9eraqagu.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/03/gu9u5a2y.jpg
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,631
Posted By dmftoy1
Join the airheads mailing list a micapeak.com and...

Join the airheads mailing list a micapeak.com and post there, a lot smarter guys than me on there.

Good luck,
Dave
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By dmftoy1
I can't answer, but I'd bet you'd get an answer...

I can't answer, but I'd bet you'd get an answer on the airheads mailing list off of micapeak.com.

Fwiw
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,973
Posted By dmftoy1
Dot is the light spot on carcass put it next to...

Dot is the light spot on carcass put it next to the valve stem and then balance.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,261
Posted By dmftoy1
I think it's a great idea and would go over well...

I think it's a great idea and would go over well here. Ill sign up to be a franchise when you work out the bugs. :)

Just helping friends out one of the issues you'll have is etiquette whey bubba...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,536
Posted By dmftoy1
Fwiw - sena now has an smh10r which sits pretty...

Fwiw - sena now has an smh10r which sits pretty flush. Just put one in my C3 pro so I could talk to my wife on her bike when she comes along. I was able to snap neck roll in without any cutting,...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By dmftoy1
My happy trails racks are pretty quick to come...

My happy trails racks are pretty quick to come off. Unscrew two huge knobs inside each case and lift whole pannier off.

Fwiw
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By dmftoy1
You're kidding! Already ordered one from max. ...

You're kidding! Already ordered one from max. #{}#%***+++{]!!
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