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Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
Harley front tires tend to be a *bit* wider than...

Harley front tires tend to be a *bit* wider than any 21" I've ever encountered :lol3
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 270,083
Posted By MiteyF
Do you have the orange one? Remember, that one is...

Do you have the orange one? Remember, that one is for PIPE not tubing. Also, you need to tightly pack the tubing with sand before you use most hydraulic benders of that style. The ones with 2 dies...
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
New battery in the Strom, plus a good wash, and...

New battery in the Strom, plus a good wash, and fired her up. Spring is here. First ride of the "season" (fucking midwest!) will be tomorry! :D
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7,059
Views: 2,854,475
Posted By MiteyF
This is also very true. Beer can start to go...

This is also very true. Beer can start to go skunky in only a few hours if left in the bright sun, especially if it's in a lighter colored or clear bottle.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4,465
Views: 881,917
Posted By MiteyF
Better than the shit we've got here right now. It...

Better than the shit we've got here right now. It was 10 below on my drive to work this morning. No one should have to deal with that shit.

First time I've had to have a car to drive in about 5...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
A flap wheel has the ability to turn that piece...

A flap wheel has the ability to turn that piece of steel into a pile of dust. I don't know what you mean by this...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4,465
Views: 881,917
Posted By MiteyF
As a WA native temporarily living near Ann Arbor,...

As a WA native temporarily living near Ann Arbor, please don't tell anyone else how nice it is there. We have worked hard to make people think that it's rainy and 40 degrees year round, with no real...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-04-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5,251
Views: 521,215
Posted By MiteyF
How about this one? "Won't be ready to sell until...

How about this one? "Won't be ready to sell until spring/summer", and he "hasn't figured out a price yet"

http://annarbor.craigslist.org/mcy/4877031605.html
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7,588
Views: 3,552,073
Posted By MiteyF
^^^ how far ya reckon that rear wheel will travel...

^^^ how far ya reckon that rear wheel will travel before it hits the rear hoop? :huh
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-31-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5,251
Views: 521,215
Posted By MiteyF
That actually makes sense... it's like idiocy...

That actually makes sense... it's like idiocy quarantine.
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
When it's cold out, I do my epoxy and wood gluing...

When it's cold out, I do my epoxy and wood gluing in the basement to help with curing and avoid 2 days of dry time.
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
:clap Glad it's working out for you. I'm the kind...

:clap Glad it's working out for you. I'm the kind of guy that has a hard time sitting still, so when I'm at home, even after waking up at 4.30am and putting in my 8 hours, I'm always...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-20-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5,251
Views: 521,215
Posted By MiteyF
You didn't read the ad, did you?

You didn't read the ad, did you?
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
If he's a psych major it will be more than a few...

If he's a psych major it will be more than a few more years before he can afford a tow :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7,588
Views: 3,552,073
Posted By MiteyF
Looks like I was referring to the wrong...

Looks like I was referring to the wrong picture/bike, my internet skills and beer drinking are sometimes inversely correlated :lol3 sorry!
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4,700
Views: 647,052
Posted By MiteyF
Yeah, fuck all these people trying to save you...

Yeah, fuck all these people trying to save you money and bodily harm... what dickheads.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-13-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5,251
Views: 521,215
Posted By MiteyF
"The name of the bike is 'Nerve Damage' " ...

"The name of the bike is 'Nerve Damage' "

Between the knobbies and the powerplant, I bet the vibration alone would prove the title apt.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7,588
Views: 3,552,073
Posted By MiteyF
I think that bike already has a much more...

I think that bike already has a much more "scrambler" look than it does "cafe". That's not a bad thing mind you. Although my ears hurt just looking at it :rofl
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
I've got a 50k BTU kerosene heater. However, when...

I've got a 50k BTU kerosene heater. However, when it's -3 outside, and the 2 car garage doesn't have any insulation, a heater can only do so much. At around 0* outside, I can get the garage up to...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
Once the fiance gets her PHD, it's back to the...

Once the fiance gets her PHD, it's back to the West coast for us! She's promised once she starts making big bucks, all I have to do is play with motorcycles all day and play "housewife".

Needless...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
Got to my car after work on Thursday, only to...

Got to my car after work on Thursday, only to find about 1/2 gallon of my coolant on the ground :doh Got a tow home, and started in. Initial thoughts were either a water pump, radiator, or...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
A while ago I picked up some 2 bulb 4' T12...

A while ago I picked up some 2 bulb 4' T12 fixtures from Lowes for $11 each. They even came with plugs installed. Not as nice as T8's, but maybe worth a look for cheap lighting.
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7,059
Views: 2,854,475
Posted By MiteyF
I'll spend my extra $50 on gas and use a good...

I'll spend my extra $50 on gas and use a good thermos that works better and weighs 3 oz. more thanks
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-15-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 235,865
Posted By MiteyF
Great shot ^

Great shot ^
Forum: 2 smokers 12-13-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 364,741
Posted By MiteyF
When I took the fiance out to the garage to show...

When I took the fiance out to the garage to show her the finished product, she said it was "cute"
...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-13-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 364,741
Posted By MiteyF
Did I put this here yet? One of my recently...

Did I put this here yet? One of my recently "completed" projects. Still needs a few ends tidied up, but she's been around the block under her own power.
...
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4,700
Views: 647,052
Posted By MiteyF
My problem's always the beard. I have a big-ass...

My problem's always the beard. I have a big-ass beard for at least half of the year, which almost completely negates the mask. I just have to cinch the fucker down uber tight, and do the old...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
Once it's too late to fix mistakes?

Once it's too late to fix mistakes?
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,944
Posted By MiteyF
I built these for the fiance's DR for the...

I built these for the fiance's DR for the princely sum if about $40. They may look out of place on a BMW, but have been beaten on and work great. Plus,being riveted and silicone-d, if a panel is ever...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-29-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 1,846,680
Posted By MiteyF
Either you've taken one of the internet's most...

Either you've taken one of the internet's most popular motorcycle pictures, or that's not yours. I've seen that shot absolutely everywhere!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-20-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 1,846,680
Posted By MiteyF
Like I said, nice aperture setting. In fact, if...

Like I said, nice aperture setting. In fact, if it were green/tan and blended into the background, all would be good (not that it's not a good shot of course), but the bright colors that nearly match...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-20-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 1,846,680
Posted By MiteyF
^^ nice lighting, aperture etc, but that...

^^ nice lighting, aperture etc, but that sign/gate really takes your attention away from the bike!
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
^^ and ^^, agree x 2. Galvanic corrosion is a son...

^^ and ^^, agree x 2. Galvanic corrosion is a son of a bitch. SS is hard, but as with most materials, hard = brittle. The brittleness isn't a factor here so much as the corrosion, but it's a useful...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
The guy that cleans our building at work goes out...

The guy that cleans our building at work goes out after MSU football games and collects cans/bottles. The other weekend he said he came home with $160 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 Said he was collecting from 11...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-13-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 127,679
Posted By MiteyF
Ha! I was looking at the location of the poster...

Ha! I was looking at the location of the poster above you! That's why i was so confused... derp :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 94,204
Posted By MiteyF
And "adonde" (actually "a donde") is "TO...

And "adonde" (actually "a donde") is "TO where"
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-12-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 127,679
Posted By MiteyF
^ Dunes N of Ludington?

^ Dunes N of Ludington?
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,072
Posted By MiteyF
My dogs chewed up my old Milton Bradley crib...

My dogs chewed up my old Milton Bradley crib board... I've had this enormous piece of teak laying around for ages, wanting to build a board. The chewed up relic was the straw that broke the camels...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-31-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 364,741
Posted By MiteyF
I almost bought an RGV instead of my TLR a few...

I almost bought an RGV instead of my TLR a few years ago. However, with the commuting and road trips I was planning on doing, I opted for the TL. Kinda wish I had gone the RGV route, but then I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 1,846,680
Posted By MiteyF
Great shot, although something about the colors...

Great shot, although something about the colors makes me think she's wearing a mask, or has gone overboard with the makeup. The contrast between her face/neck really sucks away from an otherwise...
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