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Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 465,096
Posted By k-moe
I'll go one step further and guess that many of...

I'll go one step further and guess that many of the Motus haters are the type that are happy that U.S. factories close because they got laid-off of work once.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,197
Posted By k-moe
If the float height isn't set properly it will...

If the float height isn't set properly it will never run well at WOT.

Mr. Bigwheel, Check to be sure that the float tang isn't getting caught on the float pin perch. Is the float needle clip...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By k-moe
Yes. Block heater. Magnetic on the old truck....

Yes. Block heater. Magnetic on the old truck. Freeze plug heater on the new tuck.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,354
Posted By k-moe
Any decent motorcyce shop. or bicycle shop, can...

Any decent motorcyce shop. or bicycle shop, can make you new cables to the length that you need. You can also order them from http://www.flanderscables.com, or just the parts to make your own.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-12-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,865
Posted By k-moe
Let's not forget that the final drive ratio can...

Let's not forget that the final drive ratio can be changed as well. I did that with my Zuma 125 to get it up to 70 MPH once I found that the 155cc kit was giving me enough power to get there. Before...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,816
Posted By k-moe
Take for example the 1 horsepower engine. First...

Take for example the 1 horsepower engine. First assume that the load that it is moving weighs 10,000 pounds.....
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,197
Posted By k-moe
:deal Float height is critical on a CV carb,...

:deal

Float height is critical on a CV carb, and is the primary reason that so many people curse them. The fuel level has to be within a milimeter or so of the required setting or you will get...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 151,534
Posted By k-moe
:nod It was OK for Yamaha too, and Suzuki,...

:nod

It was OK for Yamaha too, and Suzuki, and Harley-Davidson, and.....

Well the point is; the more models that there are using the same parts the lower the price to the consumer, and the...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,995
Posted By k-moe
You don't have to register a car as a trailer...

You don't have to register a car as a trailer when flat-towing it behind a motorhome. Towing a motorcycle shouldn't be any different.
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,995
Posted By k-moe
Which is why the chain has been removed prior to...

Which is why the chain has been removed prior to towing. Zoom in to the second pic.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-02-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,223
Posted By k-moe
Sub $3.00 gas is the precurser to above $3.00...

Sub $3.00 gas is the precurser to above $3.00 water.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By k-moe
You actually should, since the change seems to be...

You actually should, since the change seems to be the cause of the tube puncture. That is a manufacturing change like that needs to be corrected before injury results. Checking for a foregin object...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,412
Posted By k-moe
On a motorcycle: To get over an obsticle like a...

On a motorcycle: To get over an obsticle like a large rock, or a log.

On a horse: To kill the footmen of the opposing army by trampling them with the horse's hooves.
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,667
Posted By k-moe
Bikes are made so they don't melt when they get...

Bikes are made so they don't melt when they get wet. Switch to a seatcover, or at least add one uner the bike cover so the cats can't scratch the seat.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-29-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,865
Posted By k-moe
Jerry dosen't use logic. :deal

Jerry dosen't use logic. :deal
Forum: Battle scooters 10-29-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,865
Posted By k-moe
If you 150'd a Grom you would be freeway legal,...

If you 150'd a Grom you would be freeway legal, but EPA and CARB illegal. Unless the 150 kit is EPA and CARB approved (and none are) you'll get stung eventually since you live in Cali. Furthermore,...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,722
Posted By k-moe
Character. Every bike should have some.

Character. Every bike should have some.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By k-moe
Good deal. I'd still be leery of that grade of...

Good deal. I'd still be leery of that grade of bolt. Those pedals and cranks aren't easy to come by. Surely a grade 6 would be strong enough. I also could just be overthinking things.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 151,534
Posted By k-moe
I often say the same thing about my collection of...

I often say the same thing about my collection of maps. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 465,096
Posted By k-moe
Hmm.... I remember when people said that...

Hmm.... I remember when people said that Confederate would never be profitable.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,132
Posted By k-moe
And then he rode from the sea-ice of the Artic...

And then he rode from the sea-ice of the Artic Ocean to the panhandle of Florida. Double poseur. :deal

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=854295
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-27-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By k-moe
S&W shocks are not rebuildable, but if you are...

S&W shocks are not rebuildable, but if you are handy (and a bit brave) you can make them better than they are now.

http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/259788-sw-shocks/
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By k-moe
Take a moment to think about what will break when...

Take a moment to think about what will break when that bolt fails to shear.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,128
Posted By k-moe
Ventura makes a rack that bolts right on and will...

Ventura makes a rack that bolts right on and will hold a soft tail bag. I think Hepco and Becker still make a rack as well. Add a large tank bag and you should both be able to carry what you need for...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 51,130
Posted By k-moe
That's a testament to physics being a bitch. :deal

That's a testament to physics being a bitch. :deal
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,142
Posted By k-moe
Almost nowhere, and definately not in Chicago....

Almost nowhere, and definately not in Chicago. The EPA has backpedaled on the mandate, and the 4 gallon minimum was removed from the mandate a while ago. From what I last read E15 pumps have to run a...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,318
Posted By k-moe
Google Amazonias :rofl

Google Amazonias :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 151,534
Posted By k-moe
The passenger can look straight ahead and see...

The passenger can look straight ahead and see more than just your helmet. Also; boobies feel good when they slide into your back.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 16,125
Views: 9,644,318
Posted By k-moe
Nah....we just need to find better places of...

Nah....we just need to find better places of employment :lol3
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By k-moe
I'd just route it a little differently so the...

I'd just route it a little differently so the slack is taken up. You might have enough extra length to run it to the opposite fork leg and back again.
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 151,534
Posted By k-moe
How you use the bike makes it what it is. :deal

How you use the bike makes it what it is. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 2,037,995
Posted By k-moe
Embellished.

Embellished.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-22-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 756,627
Posted By k-moe
IIRC you can remove the cover and trim the foam...

IIRC you can remove the cover and trim the foam on the rear/ build up the front. I know that Corbin makes seats for it, and they may be able to do a flat one for you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 2,037,995
Posted By k-moe
Fewer people have family-wage jobs. That matters...

Fewer people have family-wage jobs. That matters more to me than simple convenience.
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,142
Posted By k-moe
This is not a math problem. You are trying to...

This is not a math problem. You are trying to solve a sociology problem.

1. How many commercials do you see that tout the benefits of buying XYZ brand of low-test gasoline?

2. How lilkely is...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 36,566
Posted By k-moe
The number of valves in an engine has nothing to...

The number of valves in an engine has nothing to do with how much compression an engine can develop. Higher compression ratios are possible because of the octane rating of the fuel that is being...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 465,096
Posted By k-moe
I ran across this while perusing the early posts...

I ran across this while perusing the early posts in this thread.


That was posted on page 2 in 2010.
:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 2,037,995
Posted By k-moe
Look at all the assumptions people are making...

Look at all the assumptions people are making abut my comment :lol3

I remember being in checkout lines before the self-check stations were around. Back then if i was in a hurry I'd go to the...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,382
Posted By k-moe
Gah! All of this bickering and not one person has...

Gah! All of this bickering and not one person has an opinion on what brand of air to use?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-20-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,648
Posted By k-moe
http://www.debellajeepparts.com/OIL_CAN_EAGLE.jpg...

http://www.debellajeepparts.com/OIL_CAN_EAGLE.jpg

Or similar. Exposed tappets get a few drops before you go for a ride/ drive.
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