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Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,194
Posted By KeithinSC
Looks like you are good to go with your current...

Looks like you are good to go with your current oil:clap
Before you mess with an exhaust$$$, try doing an airbox mod.
I had a DR125:lol3, and a coworker has a DR200. Cut open the airbox, and rejet...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,194
Posted By KeithinSC
:lol3:lol3:lol3 When you get to the store,...

:lol3:lol3:lol3

When you get to the store, pick the right weight oil and look at the API symbol on the bottle. Make sure to get one without energy conserving.
( I use shell rotella diesel rated,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,194
Posted By KeithinSC
Great to hear it is running! Bikes are a great...

Great to hear it is running! Bikes are a great way to get your feet wet mechanically.

Just in case no one mentioned it, do not use regular automobile oil in your motorcycle.
If has 'friction...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,425
Posted By KeithinSC
These are the same assholes that think throwing...

These are the same assholes that think throwing chunks of cinder block at traffic from highway overpasses are "funny":dog

Just in the news in the past week, three prime examples

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 36,651
Views: 9,583,797
Posted By KeithinSC
http://advrider.com/forums/data:image/jpeg;base64,...

http://advrider.com/forums/data:image/jpeg;base64,/9j/4AAQSkZJRgABAQAAAQABAAD/2wCEAAkGBxQTEhUUExQWFhUXGBgXGRgYGRkcFxwXGBgXGBgYGBoYHiggGBolHBQXITEiJSkrLi4uFx8zODMsNygtLisBCgoKDg0OGxAQGy8kICY0LCwsLCwsLy...
Forum: The Garage 03-16-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,650
Posted By KeithinSC
Is this from the era where the wheel studs were...

Is this from the era where the wheel studs were left thread and right thread depending on which side of the car?

Might have trouble taking off the wheels if you get it wrong!
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By KeithinSC
Modify them to be toilet flush handles? You can...

Modify them to be toilet flush handles? You can make $millions!!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,031
Posted By KeithinSC
I would ride that with no worries! Keep an eye...

I would ride that with no worries!
Keep an eye on your sprocket wear and rear tire wear. That would indicate any swingarm misalignment. Very unlikely though. Don't worry about it.

You are the...
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,650
Posted By KeithinSC
All advice so far is solid. Before you try to...

All advice so far is solid.
Before you try to start it, turn the motor over by hand to make sure it is free. Before you attach a live battery, be prepared with a few spotters and be ready to remove...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By KeithinSC
I that like using a file to wear off the chicken...

I that like using a file to wear off the chicken strips on new tires?:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,284
Posted By KeithinSC
Got a gopro 3 yrs ago for my birthday. Every...

Got a gopro 3 yrs ago for my birthday. Every week during construction, I videoed my parent's new house being built and posted it to youtube. Dad was 700 miles away and it kept him from going (more)...
Forum: Racing 03-13-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,310
Posted By KeithinSC
The treetops should be a small part of your...

The treetops should be a small part of your riding skills, but don't put too much trust into them. Like posted earlier, it'll bite yer ass if you get it wrong.
But, did any of you guys notice the...
Forum: Racing 03-08-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,310
Posted By KeithinSC
Anyone have pictures of the stolen bikes? :cry ...

Anyone have pictures of the stolen bikes? :cry
I can keep my eyes open, aren't too many prepped rally bikes running around Chesterfield county the other 364 days of the year
Forum: Racing 03-05-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,310
Posted By KeithinSC
No, not him, but he does know him. That guy was...

No, not him, but he does know him. That guy was a pain for a few years, even though all the residents we given early notice that the far end of Winery was going to be closed for Shakedown, he still...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,310
Posted By KeithinSC
The car the burnt down last year; it sat at the...

The car the burnt down last year; it sat at the small wrecking yard/repair shop just south of the Service Area in Patrick up until about 2 months ago.

Nothing left of it but roll bars and some...
Forum: Racing 02-28-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,310
Posted By KeithinSC
Had an ice storm here last week, sunny today. ...

Had an ice storm here last week, sunny today. But the forecast for this week is rainy. Ground is still pretty saturated from a ton of rain earlier in the month. Friday and Saturday should be clear...
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,310
Posted By KeithinSC
Forecast is pretty good so far. Ice storm on...

Forecast is pretty good so far.

Ice storm on Tuesday, lots of snapped branches. Melted Wednesday afternoon. We did have 8 when I woke up Thursday:eek1 Unheard of for Chesterfield County. ...
Forum: Racing 02-21-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,310
Posted By KeithinSC
My Wife and I (and dog!) are on Sand trap also,...

My Wife and I (and dog!) are on Sand trap also, see you there:freaky
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,716
Posted By KeithinSC
No good reason was given, and I don't have the...

No good reason was given, and I don't have the knowledge to give him a good argument:lol3 I cut the strap and he signed off on my permit. None of the smoke has escaped the wires in the 8 yrs...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,716
Posted By KeithinSC
Careful with this one. Some inspectors insist on...

Careful with this one. Some inspectors insist on it being bonded, others want it removed. In the SAME County?!!!! Even working out of the same office!
After he signed my Final, I asked him...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By KeithinSC
I use these SAE two wire connectors on all sorts...

I use these SAE two wire connectors on all sorts of stuff. Usually can find them at any auto store. NAPA, Advance, Oreily, etc.
For more than 2 wires, stick with molex. Make sure you get the...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,716
Posted By KeithinSC
I bought an earlier edition of this around 2006. ...

I bought an earlier edition of this around 2006. Simple, plain instructions with good diagrams. Perfect for a rookie.
Wired an addition, a detached garage and a big pole barn.
Helped with motion...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,705
Posted By KeithinSC
In NY about 10 yrs ago heading to Americade they...

In NY about 10 yrs ago heading to Americade they had bike only checkpoints. Looking for M endorsements on your DL and checking registration and insurance. NO cars were being directed into the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,980
Posted By KeithinSC
The topic of having to pick up bottles and cans...

The topic of having to pick up bottles and cans out of my front yard came up. Coworker stated "I don't toss my cans in someone's yard. That is just rude. I wait until I pass a field or stretch of...
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,310
Posted By KeithinSC
Good catch!. Check to see if your lug wrench...

Good catch!. Check to see if your lug wrench fits the nuts on your trailer. Had that problem with my camper, luckily I found out in the driveway and not on the side of the highway!

Anders was...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,470
Posted By KeithinSC
http://www.homedepot.com/s/steel%2520drop%2520in%2...

http://www.homedepot.com/s/steel%2520drop%2520in%2520anchor?NCNI-5
http://www.toggler.com/wejit/power_sert.html


http://www.toggler.com/wejit/power_drop.html...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,470
Posted By KeithinSC
If you have two choices, you'll regret the one...

If you have two choices, you'll regret the one you make! Buy 4 extra floor inserts. While you have the hammer drill and all the tools out, it will only take a few extra minutes to set up the...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,470
Posted By KeithinSC
Dill will work, but if you can borrow or rent a...

Dill will work, but if you can borrow or rent a hammer drill, it will be worth it. Even it is for only 4 holes.

I had 16 holes for my lift, 3/4" each. Took me 15 minutes to do the first one. ...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,310
Posted By KeithinSC
create an account at NASA,...

create an account at NASA, http://www.nasarallysport.com/main/database-log-in (http://www.nasarallysport.com/main/database-log-in)
show up for the volunteer meeting in Cheraw Friday night.
Meet...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 40,310
Posted By KeithinSC
I know most of the hotels in Cheraw are booked,...

I know most of the hotels in Cheraw are booked, but there is a small motel in Chesterfield. About 2 blocks from parc expose'. Never been inside, but I drive past it every day. Nothing fancy, but...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,782
Posted By KeithinSC
Will a plug with a short pigtail work? ...

Will a plug with a short pigtail work?

Forklift plug $9 20ga to 1/0 ga
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Forklift-Battery-Power-Connector-Plug-Charger-JQ120A-AC-DC-600V-AWG20-AWG1-0-/380937912658
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 229,510
Posted By KeithinSC
Belt / disc sander. Meh. Reg price $80, on...

Belt / disc sander. Meh. Reg price $80, on sale for $60 and I had a $20 gift card.
At $40 cost it is barely OK. Threaded holes drilled crooked. Really crooked! It functions OK, but I have...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By KeithinSC
You could build up the missing area with a tig...

You could build up the missing area with a tig welder, then machine the bearing opening back to spec.
After you get done doing all of that, it would have been cheaper and faster to get a new hub and...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,197
Posted By KeithinSC
Double check that it is actually rebar blocking...

Double check that it is actually rebar blocking the hole.
Small magnet on a string dropped into the hole?
Around here we have some crazy aggregate in the concrete. Some stop a drill dead...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By KeithinSC
Do you have a stubby torx bit with flats on the...

Do you have a stubby torx bit with flats on the side (like these)?...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,197
Posted By KeithinSC
If you have a fork lift, the hardest part of the...

If you have a fork lift, the hardest part of the job will be deciding who buys the beer! A level, a ruler and a couple wrenches should be all you need.

Take a look at GarageJournal.com TONS of...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,197
Posted By KeithinSC
Took mine down at the shop I bought it from and...

Took mine down at the shop I bought it from and put it up in my shop.
2 post, 10000 lb. Scaffold or a scissor lift makes things MUCH easier.
Removal was easy, back my trailer to the posts and two...
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By KeithinSC
Rat rods do this all the time. Preserve the...

Rat rods do this all the time. Preserve the 'patina'. Make sure you use flat or satin finish clear. Looks really odd when covered with gloss clear.

Pictures????
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 393,284
Posted By KeithinSC
Guy was parked well off the pavement. He...

Guy was parked well off the pavement. He probably thought it was a good spot.

But what confuses me are all the bikes parked ON the white line. Are they afraid to get dirt on the tires???
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,190
Posted By KeithinSC
Be careful with 90 valve stems on bikes. Some...

Be careful with 90 valve stems on bikes. Some can flex at the rim from centripetal force and eventually fail. My Honda has a little plastic clip that keeps it from folding at rpm.

I agree, the...
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