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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,002
Posted By Jamming
I stopped and ushered across the road the biggest...

I stopped and ushered across the road the biggest damned gopher snake I've seen in a long time Saturday. The family got out of the truck and checked him/her:shog out. Not a real busy country road out...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Jamming
Not being a smart ass here...tight enough not to...

Not being a smart ass here...tight enough not to be loose, but not so tight it pulls the wheel out of true.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,793
Posted By Jamming
Totally true, all the fuel here in Phoenix is...

Totally true, all the fuel here in Phoenix is stored in above ground tanks then delivered. The tanks tops are 3 feet down and add to that lows that seldom get below 90 for 6 months at a time. Add to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 14,555
Posted By Jamming
I'm not gonna read the whole damn thread :lol3 ....

I'm not gonna read the whole damn thread :lol3 . However I suspect my opinion is shared by many;

I wear a helmet, a good helmet, the best I can afford and gloves, riding pants and a jacket. All...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,793
Posted By Jamming
Rob, how hot was it? Sounds stupid I know but if...

Rob, how hot was it? Sounds stupid I know but if it was hot the density of the fuel changes and you need more to fill the tank. Add a small error on the pump you get the amount you put in.

Here in...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By Jamming
Nice! It's a process, once you get the hang of it...

Nice! It's a process, once you get the hang of it they'll practically fall off:wink:

Here's a hint...pull the bar when removing the tire and push when you install. I push with my hip and 1 hand...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By Jamming
Nice! It's a process, once you get the hang of it...

Nice! It's a process, once you get the hang of it they'll practically fall off:wink:

Here's a hint...pull the bar when removing the tire and push when you install. I push with my hip and 1 hand...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,397
Posted By Jamming
So where ya at? Might be an inmate close that...

So where ya at? Might be an inmate close that would help you out for a donation to the beer fridge.
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,703
Posted By Jamming
TCB...big fan myself....went to the Bronson...

TCB...big fan myself....went to the Bronson reunion here in Phoenix this year.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,778
Posted By Jamming
Tell him to stay the fuck home if he doesn't like...

Tell him to stay the fuck home if he doesn't like your choice in motorcycles. Its his problem not yours.
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,765
Posted By Jamming
I've been doing tires since I was 15 and worked...

I've been doing tires since I was 15 and worked at a gas station back in the day when we sold tires, checked the oil and had mechanical services. I'm not that old :wink: at 53 and in the last 38...
Forum: The Garage 07-05-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By Jamming
I'm so jealous! :D I had a 72 Gran Torino...

I'm so jealous! :D

I had a 72 Gran Torino with a 351 Cleveland and a 4 speed. I got it in 1980 for 500 bucks :evil and other than needing a new clutch it was in great shape. The PO put in the 351...
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By Jamming
Yep...thus my comment....

Yep...thus my comment....
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By Jamming
I'm seeing corrosion on the terminal and that's...

I'm seeing corrosion on the terminal and that's why the bolt is seized.

Do yourself a favor and get some 6-8 gage(what ever size the wire is) stranded cable and 2 ring terminals and make...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Jamming
I'd bet on this.

I'd bet on this.
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By Jamming
Use some 1x2 blocks about 4 inches long. Lay the...

Use some 1x2 blocks about 4 inches long. Lay the side your going to lock down up on the lock blocks. Compress the tire and wedge the blocks into the bead pushing it down next to the lock blocks.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By Jamming
I'd update the clutch to an aftermarket unit...

I'd update the clutch to an aftermarket unit BEFORE I left and alleviate my concerns. I've abused a Barnett clutch to hell and back and it held up. YMMV.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,726
Posted By Jamming
PM'ed you. I'm in Phoenix and I'll teach you how...

PM'ed you. I'm in Phoenix and I'll teach you how in my garage with my tools.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Jamming
its just an O ring right? I have a couple of...

its just an O ring right? I have a couple of extra caps and mine have O rings on them. Hit up a NAPA store for a brake fluid safe O ring. Has to be Teflon or EPDM.
If you can't find any and are...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,192
Posted By Jamming
No problem on a multi-gear bike. The rear wheel...

No problem on a multi-gear bike. The rear wheel uses its own coupler for the rear wheel that's driven from the engine with its own chain. AFAIK, you can't do it on a rear suspension bike but I have...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,192
Posted By Jamming
The first kit I installed on his 99$ Walmart...

The first kit I installed on his 99$ Walmart bike(ya hit that one in the 10 spot Skooter :lol3) it took me all day. Now I can do them in about 3-4 hours. The biggest pain is the rear wheel coupler...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,192
Posted By Jamming
Yes, a bunch of them. My dumbass BIL is a drunk...

Yes, a bunch of them. My dumbass BIL is a drunk and can't drive due to DUI's so they are his transportation :lol3 He tears up one a year so I've built 5 for him.

It's about as cheap a motor as you...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By Jamming
Google Progressive S20 switch. Its a double throw...

Google Progressive S20 switch. Its a double throw throw switch that mounts on your handlebar. I use one on the left side for my heated grips. Up is High, down is low, and center is off and its wired...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 780,037
Posted By Jamming
Is "Mediterranean asphalt" code of ice? :lol3 I...

Is "Mediterranean asphalt" code of ice? :lol3 I think they hit an icy spot :wink:
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By Jamming
Go here ...

Go here (http://www.nomartirechanger.com/Default.asp) its the Nomar tire site and watch a couple of the videos. Then order some of the tire mounting paste...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-01-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 793
Posted By Jamming
Why screw around? Go to Iron Horse, riders...

Why screw around? Go to Iron Horse, riders selling and servicing bikes, end of story.
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,046
Posted By Jamming
Good to know thanks. My only experience has been...

Good to know thanks. My only experience has been with slime. Did a tire for a friend that was slimed.....never ever again.
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,046
Posted By Jamming
For what? A streetbike? Dualsport? For...

For what? A streetbike? Dualsport?

For normal riding around no freaking way. You only have to clean that crap off a wheel once to swear off it. Now that's just my opinion, the ONLY time I'd use...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,622
Posted By Jamming
Mine gets washed when I ride in the rain...or...

Mine gets washed when I ride in the rain...or there's a bike wash at the HD dealer with bikini clad young women. It's worth the 20 bucks to get my Triumph washed at the Harley dealer :lol3
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,221
Posted By Jamming
Call your local Goodwill store and tell them you...

Call your local Goodwill store and tell them you want to buy Goodwipes. They sell them by the pound and I ask for the terry cloth or cotton ones. Really cheap, I think I spent 1.50 a pound last time...
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,231
Posted By Jamming
Before I moved back to Phoenix from Portland in...

Before I moved back to Phoenix from Portland in 1997 the LS dealer in west Beaverton got all my tire and alignment business.
Never did have a problem and the service and price was top notch.

Sent...
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,130
Posted By Jamming
Right left and straight. The video makes the...

Right left and straight. The video makes the point that I've know for years, the right and left will cut both ways, it's just the side the waste "falls to".
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,471
Posted By Jamming
Nope...not gonna laugh at all. In the garage I...

Nope...not gonna laugh at all. In the garage I use RUGLYUDE and the NoMar lube. I carry Astroglide in the emergency tool kit.
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By Jamming
Buy it...ride it...you'll die from the heat...

Buy it...ride it...you'll die from the heat before the bike does.
I live in Phoenix AZ. and we're about as close to Middle East hot as it's going to get in the US.

As said before run a good full...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By Jamming
I understand and respect that, however, if you...

I understand and respect that, however, if you changing the coolant change the hoses and thermostat(I went fail safe-if it fails it fails in the open position). I did my coolant on my 03 Ram(same...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By Jamming
Guess your stuck limping it along and taking it...

Guess your stuck limping it along and taking it slow. Be careful and I hope it works out for the best.

It ain't an adventure until your up to your ass in alligators.
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By Jamming
Here's how I'd look at it. Are the services...

Here's how I'd look at it. Are the services available where your at to get it to the dealer? If the answer is yes, just tow it, rent a U-haul etc right now. If it fails on the road your screwed.
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,146
Posted By Jamming
I bought a gallon of RUglyde at Pep Boys 4 years...

I bought a gallon of RUglyde at Pep Boys 4 years ago. I've used maybe 1/4 of it and I've changed at least 50 tires. I use the RUglyde for dismount and the NoMar paste for remounting.
The stuff...
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,962
Posted By Jamming
Good for you but you should have left it in the...

Good for you but you should have left it in the shop to who you could scare :wink:. Of course if I did that and my Wife saw it I'd have to mop up the pee and poo AND sleep on the couch for a couple...
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,962
Posted By Jamming
Cool!!! We see tarantulas out here often. I...

Cool!!!
We see tarantulas out here often. I just leave them alone.
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