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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By k-moe
The easiest (best) way is to pull the tank off...

The easiest (best) way is to pull the tank off and take it to a body shop.

The second best way is to rough up the dent and fill it with lead.

The way you're going to do it is to fill it with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10,236
Views: 2,143,060
Posted By k-moe
15 years ago a car was pulled over in my little...

15 years ago a car was pulled over in my little town for a burnt out taillight. Inside was a child that had been kidknapped earlier that evening. I'm sure that the girl's mother would have understood...
Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,547
Posted By k-moe
It won't help you now, but in the future you...

It won't help you now, but in the future you should have items shipped via USPS whenever possible. International shipments via government run carrires are not subject to import duties or customs...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By k-moe
^ And that is why this country is going to hell....

^ And that is why this country is going to hell. Criticism comes easy when you have no connection to the person that you're criticizing. For all you know the OP is a retired master mechanic with...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By k-moe
You missed the point of my comment entirely.

You missed the point of my comment entirely.
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By k-moe
...and buy bikes that are better suited to track...

...and buy bikes that are better suited to track days :deal


This is like complaining that the FJ won't clear 40' jumps on the motocross track :rofl
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By k-moe
It's a mindset born from WW2. While the U.S. was...

It's a mindset born from WW2. While the U.S. was booming post-war, England was still rationing and struggling until well into the late 60's. When new things cost so much that they are out of reach...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By k-moe
Careful cleaning of the knick, followed by...

Careful cleaning of the knick, followed by filling with a 2 part epoxy and polishing the repair. That makes a repair that is pretty close to permanant. It will always look ugly, but won't fail for a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-24-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By k-moe
Yes you are correct. At that scale fueling...

Yes you are correct. At that scale fueling becomes very iffy (and do you really want to build the ingition system for it?). Most builders I'm familliar with use air to show off their work because...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-24-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,436
Posted By k-moe
The conversion is easy. First find a wrecked bike...

The conversion is easy. First find a wrecked bike with a working FI engine....
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3,215
Views: 938,974
Posted By k-moe
So does a determined 6 year old with a wire brush...

So does a determined 6 year old with a wire brush :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,216
Posted By k-moe
For a defunct company, they sure do get a lot of...

For a defunct company, they sure do get a lot of press.

http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/11/06/2014-bimota-bb3-first-look-review-photos/
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By k-moe
Anyone looking to do track days (as something...

Anyone looking to do track days (as something other than just to improve general riding skills) will be reflashing the ECU anyway (and probably not buying a sportTOURING bike).
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By k-moe
Those are the symptoms of a faulty fuel pump (due...

Those are the symptoms of a faulty fuel pump (due to a manufacturing error). Octane dosen't work the way that you think it does. Octane boosters have nearly 0 effect on the boiling point of gasoline...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 318,263
Posted By k-moe
115 MPH limiter. Hrumph. In many states 100 MPH+...

115 MPH limiter. Hrumph. In many states 100 MPH+ on public roads means jail time. The limiter is a non-issue.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 89,524
Posted By k-moe
Check for a leak; either at a fitting or a tank...

Check for a leak; either at a fitting or a tank seam. Even a slow leak will look like a fuel consumption problem if it is a constant (24/7) leak.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By k-moe
Try aking here:...

Try aking here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021659
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 514,848
Posted By k-moe
I think their fate is going to be the same as...

I think their fate is going to be the same as Norton....owners riding them and posting in a forum about their motorcycles: http://www.nortonownersclub.org/noc-chat/technical6-961-forum
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 514,848
Posted By k-moe
Your specs were fine 10,000 years ago, and they...

Your specs were fine 10,000 years ago, and they still are. :deal
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-16-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,022
Posted By k-moe
Breathing the byproducts of welding is bad. Don't...

Breathing the byproducts of welding is bad. Don't do it :D

Taking a course is a good idea too; or at least watching a video course and asking questions here:...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,222
Posted By k-moe
Unplug the chime :dunno

Unplug the chime :dunno
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By k-moe
Nikasil was introduced in 1967, and became fairly...

Nikasil was introduced in 1967, and became fairly common in the mid 70's.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-14-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 49,516
Posted By k-moe
I had a similar experience a few months ago, only...

I had a similar experience a few months ago, only it happened on three occasions during a two-hour trip. I am greatful that I was riding. If I had been driving my truck I would have not been able to...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By k-moe
"This unique Motorcycle with sidecar has only 13...

"This unique Motorcycle with sidecar has only 13 miles on it!"

There's a reason for that :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 514,848
Posted By k-moe
Y'all didn't bother to click the full specs link...

Y'all didn't bother to click the full specs link did ya?

http://motusmotorcycles.com/files/Spec-sheets_MSTR15.pdf

Cruise Control is listed as the 4th bullet point under Standard Equipment :deal
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-11-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 356,889
Posted By k-moe
Ride on. Nobody does observed trials anymore?...

Ride on. Nobody does observed trials anymore? :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,374
Posted By k-moe
Not just motorcycles either.

Not just motorcycles either.
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By k-moe
Bushings are one of those things that aren't...

Bushings are one of those things that aren't terribly expensive to have made.
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,465
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 331,444
Posted By k-moe
Don't work on engine innards while hopped up on...

Don't work on engine innards while hopped up on cold medicine and after only five hours of sleep. Taking the upper case to the machine shop this week to see if it can be saved. :becca
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-10-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 61,072
Posted By k-moe
Beak makes it look like a first gen Katana. That...

Beak makes it look like a first gen Katana. That is not a bad thing.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,452
Posted By k-moe
Check out xjbikes.com That modification has been...

Check out xjbikes.com That modification has been made several times and there are many threads about it.

The anti-dive is great if it is in working condition (refurbishing is easy, but there are...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,374
Posted By k-moe
The XJ900 was available in the U.S. from '83 to...

The XJ900 was available in the U.S. from '83 to '84. It's the XJ900 Diversions that weren't ever sold here.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-08-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,931
Posted By k-moe
F1 cars don't even sound like F1 cars anymore.

F1 cars don't even sound like F1 cars anymore.
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 514,848
Posted By k-moe
Yes. He did not take the advice of the...

Yes. He did not take the advice of the moderators, so he got sent to banned camp.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,211
Posted By k-moe
http://www.backcountry.com/images/items/900/PMS/PM...

http://www.backcountry.com/images/items/900/PMS/PMS0068/ONECOL.jpg
Forum: The Garage 02-01-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By k-moe
The VMA-214 used aluminum paint on the head...

The VMA-214 used aluminum paint on the head gaskets for their Corsairs during WWII when they couldn't get new replacements. It was an old trick even then.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-01-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 43,098
Posted By k-moe
LED lamps reqire a very diffferent reflector...

LED lamps reqire a very diffferent reflector design in order to cast the beam correctly. I hope you can make that retrofit bulb work; I never did get mine to.
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 429,238
Posted By k-moe
That would have never happened if fuses cost less...

That would have never happened if fuses cost less than a penny.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-26-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,667
Posted By k-moe
Any idea where the pic was taken? It would e a...

Any idea where the pic was taken? It would e a long-shot but you could try to have the plate number matched up to the registration to find out what that is. A lot of records were lost during the war,...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,490
Posted By k-moe
There's a lot to be learned from a blacksmith,...

There's a lot to be learned from a blacksmith, especially for someone wanting to bend metal as part of a fabrication project.
If you only learn how to use one set of tools (even if they are the...
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