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Forum: Hacks 11-21-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
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: Beasts 09-17-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
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, 06:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,508
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, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,395
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, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,395
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, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By trumpet
Cool, thanks for sharing that.

Cool, thanks for sharing that.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,759
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, 08:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,450
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, 02:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,231
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, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 330,392
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, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 330,392
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, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16,088
Views: 9,618,560
Posted By trumpet
tick, tock, tick, tock... :dog

tick, tock, tick, tock... :dog
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 35,509
Views: 8,959,336
Posted By trumpet
Uh, pink slime?

Uh, pink slime?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,953
Posted By trumpet
Looks beautiful :)

Looks beautiful :)
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16,088
Views: 9,618,560
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, 05:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,017
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, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16,088
Views: 9,618,560
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, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,861
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, 11:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,694
Posted By trumpet
+1 ..........Until Automated cars arrive

+1 ..........Until Automated cars arrive
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,524
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, 08:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,524
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, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35,509
Views: 8,959,336
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, 11:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,473
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, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,594
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, 07:14 AM
Replies: 35,509
Views: 8,959,336
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, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
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, 07:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,508
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, 07:25 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 38,159
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, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,270
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
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,456
Posted By trumpet
:ear anything doin' ?

:ear anything doin' ?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,788
Posted By trumpet
Don't know about the reflectors, but the nice...

Don't know about the reflectors, but the nice officer explained it was a $250 fine for not wearing your helmet. I believe him, even though I got away with just a verbal.
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,456
Posted By trumpet
Try everything possible before removing the head....

Try everything possible before removing the head. If the head HAS to come off, it will mean pulling and resealing the cylinder liner sleeves . Not a terrible job, but work, and you'll have to...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,503
Posted By trumpet
Always had a mini-maglite in the kit. Uses AA...

Always had a mini-maglite in the kit. Uses AA batteries cost less than $10 and last a really long time. Surefire's and their like are nice, but the batteries cost too much and they have been known...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,175
Posted By trumpet
I keep mine in my breast pocket, works fine when...

I keep mine in my breast pocket, works fine when going through NJ, NY, Mass, or NH. Doesn't even matter which side is out.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,912
Posted By trumpet
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-alrq8sHQm9k/UDF...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-alrq8sHQm9k/UDFpu1NUqqI/AAAAAAAAB4E/X5JV6HdweLQ/s640/DSC06935.JPG
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,912
Posted By trumpet
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-CgQy4xxgzhE/UDF...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-CgQy4xxgzhE/UDFptdtkxtI/AAAAAAAAB3c/YuDG-4i0pXE/s640/DSC06928.JPG
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,912
Posted By trumpet
Owner left his lights on!

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-2EQkCFpnBeU/UDFpmbzp59I/AAAAAAAAB04/tT4kNsZotyA/s640/DSC06907.JPG
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,912
Posted By trumpet
Going to be a beautiful day:clap

Going to be a beautiful day:clap
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,697
Posted By trumpet
Another vote for the Russell. I've got over 60K...

Another vote for the Russell. I've got over 60K on it, held up really well. Your butt feels like it's resting on angels palms...:freaky

Really makes a positive difference. As to Corbin, IMO...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,975
Posted By trumpet
Progressive Ins. has a decent roadside progran....

Progressive Ins. has a decent roadside progran. Though (I think) you need to be 100 miles from home to use it.
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