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Forum: Airheads Today, 09:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,117
Posted By trumpet
It's a Connecticut thing.... I travel northern CT...

It's a Connecticut thing.... I travel northern CT regularly on the back roads. If you're chatting on the phone, texting or driving 10 under I'll pass as long as it's safe to do so (line of sight)....
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 34,383
Posted By trumpet
Handy is the way to go! However, if it...

Handy is the way to go!

However, if it fall through, just wanted to say that the HF ramp is fine with a regular cruiser (FLH) and even with my lowered sporty.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,467
Posted By trumpet
If it was a 'busa or a R1 maybe. But a 250 twin,...

If it was a 'busa or a R1 maybe. But a 250 twin, quick speech, complete the sale. Probably off to deliver it to him, and snap a pic of the paperwork.
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By trumpet
It's profile is more sports touring...think Angel...

It's profile is more sports touring...think Angel GT or ME880. Not square at all.
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By trumpet
That's good to hear, my local recommended the...

That's good to hear, my local recommended the same tire for my HD rig.

What are you seeing for start to finish mileage?
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By trumpet
Last 3/R I saw sold for north of $1500, I'm sure...

Last 3/R I saw sold for north of $1500, I'm sure deals are out there but these particular trans are far and few between.

Suggest you also check with Harborvintage.com in VT, they may have one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,292
Posted By trumpet
Ate there a few years ago, pretty good meal....

Ate there a few years ago, pretty good meal. Needed extra mopping sauce is all....
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By trumpet
My used motor oil thinned with some Marvel...

My used motor oil thinned with some Marvel Mystery Oil. Been doing it for a long, long time.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17,105
Views: 10,901,850
Posted By trumpet
Duh! From tuning her SU carb, dontcha see the...

Duh! From tuning her SU carb, dontcha see the dirt on her middle finger? (throttle side)
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,281
Views: 473,281
Posted By trumpet
Swept the standing water out of the garage this...

Swept the standing water out of the garage this morning. Turns out the backyard neighbor piled all their snow behind my garage, going to a longer wetter spring till it melts.

Bleh :puke1
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By trumpet
Does work though....makes for great stories...

Does work though....makes for great stories occasionally:freaky


Dry ice, or Dent Wizard...

or just dab some paint in and ride...
Forum: Hacks 11-21-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By trumpet
Give Hagerty (http://www.hagerty.com/) a call....

Give Hagerty (http://www.hagerty.com/) a call. They insure my 1968 rig just fine. They treat the motorcycle as a M/C and the sidecar is an accessory. Insured for full value, with passenger coverage...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-17-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 976
Posted By trumpet
Lots of choices in the Flea Market, right here on...

Lots of choices in the Flea Market, right here on ADV.:deal
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,277
Posted By trumpet
It's a Standard Sprint 900. The executive had...

It's a Standard Sprint 900. The executive had the hard side bags. Great bike, far and few between. The Sprint 900 easily converts to an executive. Hunt down the Bags, rails and hardware off any...
Forum: Hacks 06-23-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,584
Posted By trumpet
Ran a few miles last year, don't really think I'd...

Ran a few miles last year, don't really think I'd want to do more than 65~ on it, though we did hit 75 for a few minutes. Should have it all back together in a week or two.
Forum: Hacks 06-23-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,584
Posted By trumpet
That's good news. Just ordered three for my FLH...

That's good news. Just ordered three for my FLH rig. Kind of nervous about tire consumption, so we'll see.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By trumpet
Cool, thanks for sharing that.

Cool, thanks for sharing that.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,188
Posted By trumpet
Boil your leather in Beeswax. End of story. It'll...

Boil your leather in Beeswax. End of story. It'll be stiff as a board, but the water will only get in up the sleeves or down the neck.

Used an outback oilskin for awhile, then went to...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,281
Posted By trumpet
If you're doing side work and just providing...

If you're doing side work and just providing 'free' labor, no parts you'll possibly be ok. Once you start ordering in and having deliveries it becomes easy for the "Man" to track what's going on. ...
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,791
Posted By trumpet
Parts washer hot and cold water sink ...

Parts washer

hot and cold water sink

dishwasher

heat/AC

Four workbenches around the space
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3,281
Views: 473,281
Posted By trumpet
Tearing down the FLH to inspect the trans, then...

Tearing down the FLH to inspect the trans, then do the top end. When that's complete new shocks and springs, and tires and tubes.

...
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,281
Views: 473,281
Posted By trumpet
Pulled the trans out of my FLH, rebuild starts...

Pulled the trans out of my FLH, rebuild starts tomorrow. After cleaning that is...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17,105
Views: 10,901,850
Posted By trumpet
tick, tock, tick, tock... :dog

tick, tock, tick, tock... :dog
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 38,408
Views: 10,186,740
Posted By trumpet
Uh, pink slime?

Uh, pink slime?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,441
Posted By trumpet
Looks beautiful :)

Looks beautiful :)
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17,105
Views: 10,901,850
Posted By trumpet
Unwad your tidy whities and pull up yer big boy...

Unwad your tidy whities and pull up yer big boy pants there noob. Enjoy the pic's or fuck off. Either way try to post a pic .

...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,733
Posted By trumpet
I'd get the ignition sorted first. Quite a...

I'd get the ignition sorted first.

Quite a few aftermarket cams had grinds that letoff for kicking. There was a article about it on the S&S site years ago, and their older catalogs.

I built a...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-24-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17,105
Views: 10,901,850
Posted By trumpet
Rear tires are usually run at a low pressure, my...

Rear tires are usually run at a low pressure, my brother ran around ~26psi in his pan rigid rear tire.
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,501
Posted By trumpet
We converted from a tri-fuel Stephen King child...

We converted from a tri-fuel Stephen King child burner to a high efficiency Lenox gas Furnace (forced air) about 8 years ago. Went from ~$400 a month oil bill to ~$135 month (~$250 worst/coldest)....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,694
Posted By trumpet
+1 ..........Until Automated cars arrive

+1 ..........Until Automated cars arrive
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,018
Posted By trumpet
After you re-rebuild it, set your mixture rich...

After you re-rebuild it, set your mixture rich for the first 1000 miles , it will help it run cooler during break-in.

Also help to jet for a bit richer for the rear cylinder, Harley's rear...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-03-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,018
Posted By trumpet
Can you post a pic of the spark plug electrodes?...

Can you post a pic of the spark plug electrodes? The exhaust valve in the upper picture looks like way too lean a mixture.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38,408
Views: 10,186,740
Posted By trumpet
What a Asshat, at least he barely missed...

What a Asshat, at least he barely missed involving anyone else...just fucking stupid.
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,118
Posted By trumpet
Been using "used" motor oil thinned with Marvel...

Been using "used" motor oil thinned with Marvel Mystery oil. Have had no problems with the Scotoiler and excellent longevity from the chain and sprockets.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,697
Posted By trumpet
On one hand I really like the idea. Climb in, set...

On one hand I really like the idea. Climb in, set the destination, stay occupied for the ride.

OTOH, I would imagine motorcycles would be legislated off the main artery's to start.

Going to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 38,408
Views: 10,186,740
Posted By trumpet
Loud pipes scare deer? :rofl:rofl:rofl Want...

Loud pipes scare deer? :rofl:rofl:rofl

Want to scare deer, grab you slug gun.

Loud pipes don't scare turkeys either.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By trumpet
On the Triumph you can add another 10mm spacer in...

On the Triumph you can add another 10mm spacer in the tube, or.....invest in a set of Racetech springs. Call or email them and they will help you determine the correct rate for your weight and style...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,277
Posted By trumpet
Traded a '65 Princeton reverb with some mods, for...

Traded a '65 Princeton reverb with some mods, for a 1995 Triumph Sprint with 14K on the clock. Got a unused Arai Signet-Q, manual, cover and a really nice Texport jacket in the deal.

Sold the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 52,668
Posted By trumpet
gawd ain't that the truth: (way long ago) ...

gawd ain't that the truth:
(way long ago)
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-LZN_wKgEHWw/UZweDK74tzI/AAAAAAAAB-4/JaK3xYIHYiM/w814-h574-no/71+fx+in+1993.jpg

Before the paint:...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,363
Posted By trumpet
The only 'bad' deals are when you pay full retail...

The only 'bad' deals are when you pay full retail for the tires and have to wait a day or two for them to arrive and/or be mounted.

Spend the money and get riding :D
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