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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-12-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By safetywire
Sounds Jeff City is just your sort of place. ...

Sounds Jeff City is just your sort of place. Definitely fly out and take a look around. Rolling hills, not very crowded, close to the Lake of the Ozarks if you like boating on huge lakes. Mark...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-29-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,505
Posted By safetywire
Kenny, Good Luck for sure. Many, if not...

Kenny, Good Luck for sure.

Many, if not most, Chinese companies start the warranty when they invoice you for the scooter, not when you sell it. Unless you plan on eating some of the warranty...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By safetywire
ZRX1200 valve adjust question.

In the middle of a valve adjust, and not exactly sure what to do next. Don't want to screw this up. :)


The manual says "turn the crankshaft counter clockwise and set the crankshaft at 1,4...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,321
Posted By safetywire
I went back in the 90's for Mid Ohio and...

I went back in the 90's for Mid Ohio and Superbike Races the next weekend. Was a good week from my perspective. Let my AMA membership lapse when Dingman took over, so I didnt get the magazine...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-22-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4,949
Views: 286,181
Posted By safetywire
Berkel drills holes and fills them with steel and...

Berkel drills holes and fills them with steel and concrete to form part of the foundation of tall buildings. I did piece work welding on the steel footballs they put in the concrete years ago. At...
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,623
Posted By safetywire
Be sure to do a little research on fork leg pinch...

Be sure to do a little research on fork leg pinch bolts.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 564,475
Posted By safetywire
Excellent! Congratulations all around. Will...

Excellent! Congratulations all around. Will have to watch for their work and read it carefully. Will be good to see some new info in there....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 564,475
Posted By safetywire
Hey Jayhawkfan! Did someone in your family...

Hey Jayhawkfan!

Did someone in your family get a letter to the editor published? Was sitting around reading the paper yesterday and said "hey, doesn't that letter writer have the same last name...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-03-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 564,475
Posted By safetywire
Tom - No idea how to sell a sailboat...

Tom -

No idea how to sell a sailboat project good luck.

How about some updates on your house project! That was a lot of fun to follow. How is that going? New Pictures?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-15-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4,949
Views: 286,181
Posted By safetywire
JohninKansas, Stopped by Winchester Meat...

JohninKansas,

Stopped by Winchester Meat Market and took advantage of your discount offer, thanks!! Got the suggested beef sticks and some other tasty items. I like that place will plan on...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-13-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,282
Posted By safetywire
Lake, There is a 73 sporty rolling chassis...

Lake,

There is a 73 sporty rolling chassis on the kansas city craigslist for $450 worth an email if you need any parts.
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,618
Posted By safetywire
I bought one for space reasons. Of course...

I bought one for space reasons. Of course dedicated equipment would be better but I didn't want to dedicate the space. I agree with everything said above. It is a little fiddlish to adjust. Very...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,035
Posted By safetywire
My stich, bought in 1999, is getting faded and...

My stich, bought in 1999, is getting faded and has been crash tested once. Have been trying to avoid the expense of a new stich and have been optimistic that one of the off brands would be good...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,282
Posted By safetywire
Lake, If your generator still needs work,...

Lake,

If your generator still needs work, call Allen Armature in Kansas City, KS. They are just north of I-70 at 18th. Street and Central and see if they are still big in the Harley generator...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-16-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By safetywire
Gotcha. So you need a lawyer with experience...

Gotcha. So you need a lawyer with experience with farmland partnerships.
Makes sense. I'll ask around but right off not sure who it would be. There is likely one group of lawyers all the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-15-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By safetywire
Hey Toddler, just curious, why do you want to set...

Hey Toddler, just curious, why do you want to set it up in Kansas?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-27-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By safetywire
Bake! Cycle Parts! I remember that place. Used...

Bake! Cycle Parts! I remember that place. Used to stop in there and buy a copy of Cycle News every couple of weeks. At the time I was a youngster, and in hindsight, over the years I shopped there...
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,156
Posted By safetywire
Handy, closed. Wow that is just sad. They truly...

Handy, closed. Wow that is just sad. They truly made an excellent product. They also made some of the best air compressors in the world. Father in law has a V-Twin Handy compressor that runs so...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 23,095
Posted By safetywire
Consumer Reports just did a comparison on auto...

Consumer Reports just did a comparison on auto batteries. Here is the short version recommended list:

Group 65 batteries for Ford and Mercury:
Kirkland 12866 (Costco I think)
Everstart Maxx 65...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-03-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 564,475
Posted By safetywire
Well it's probably not a bad deal as long as you...

Well it's probably not a bad deal as long as you know what you are getting into and were OK with that. Probably not worth the drive from KCK though. That would be a pretty long commute.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-03-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 564,475
Posted By safetywire
For KTM, there is no doubt, Letko is the place to...

For KTM, there is no doubt, Letko is the place to go in Kansas City.

On the Heart of America club, there are some members of it that post here all the time was kind of waiting for them to post up....
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,702
Posted By safetywire
Check the On-Off button. The constant problem I...

Check the On-Off button. The constant problem I have with small digital cameras is it doesn't take much of a push on the On-Off button to turn the thing on and run down the battery. For instance...
Forum: Racing 12-25-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 52,105
Posted By safetywire
Do we have any businesspeople reading this...

Do we have any businesspeople reading this thread? Seems to me one could make a hilarious but true comparison between the typical corporate outsourcing project and the AMA - DMG deal....
...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,620
Posted By safetywire
I don't have one but am considering it. Not to...

I don't have one but am considering it. Not to read current books, I check those out from the library. But to read free copies of books out of copyright, and also to keep copies of the instruction...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By safetywire
My opinion, having owned some Fieldsheer and...

My opinion, having owned some Fieldsheer and tried on some more, is that their target market is making cool looking gear at a low price point to be sold over the web to people who can't check it out...
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,533
Posted By safetywire
I imagine that Harbor Freight buys air tools from...

I imagine that Harbor Freight buys air tools from several different Chinese manufacturers, the quality probably isn't the same on all of them.

That being said, the cheapest models they sell, don't...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-19-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By safetywire
You are right Muddy Rabbit. For the amount of...

You are right Muddy Rabbit. For the amount of money the AMA gets in dues from it's members, not to mention the money it got from selling the racing series, they sure don't do much past talk talk...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 564,475
Posted By safetywire
cheap internet eye glasses

On those cheap internet eye glasses, I've bought about 6 pairs from Zenni Optical for various family members. In general, everyone is happy with the way the glasses look. Lower correction people...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-16-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By safetywire
Note your warranty might be through the reseller...

Note your warranty might be through the reseller only.

At least at one time Garmin would not warranty anything bought through Ebay. A quick scan of the Garmin warranty page does not flat out say...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-11-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 564,475
Posted By safetywire
Gotcha. Thanks, McB.

Gotcha. Thanks, McB.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-07-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 564,475
Posted By safetywire
WHAT? OK help me out here. Doesn't Topeka HD...

WHAT? OK help me out here. Doesn't Topeka HD own Letko? Does this mean Worth now owns Letko?
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,402
Posted By safetywire
I've owned both versions of the Darien pants. ...

I've owned both versions of the Darien pants.


My two cents on it is that the original Darien is sized a little more for normal sized Americans, the AD1 is sized for people a little thinner.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-23-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By safetywire
McBrann was famous for having old Kawasaki parts,...

McBrann was famous for having old Kawasaki parts, but alas the dealership is no more.

At one time they were going to move even farther north and build a new store. Not sure what happened. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By safetywire
You can' t swing a dead cat without hitting a...

You can' t swing a dead cat without hitting a good Mexican restaurant in Kansas City.

My current favorite is a little neighborhood grocery store/restaurant called Ortegas.

2646 Belleview...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By safetywire
Thanks Hooligan, it looks like you are right,...

Thanks Hooligan, it looks like you are right, that the sleeves can be removed. I'm going to leave that page of the Vanson website printed out for a few days and see if Mrs. Granitesun notices it. :)
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By safetywire
Vanson Streamliner question

Have a Vanson CSRX jacket and interested in getting a Streamliner for it.

Vanson has discontinued their Streamliner vest and replaced it with a Streamliner with sleeves.

The CSRX has pretty...
Forum: Racing 10-02-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By safetywire
Kentucky - announcer? Cool! Good Luck. ...

Kentucky - announcer? Cool! Good Luck.

Hey, if you have any control over the PA, maybe throttle it back a little on the volume level if you can.

At the July race the wife and I sat there...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,874
Posted By safetywire
Bad Company, Kansas Bob, Looks like you had...

Bad Company, Kansas Bob,

Looks like you had a real good trip, nice pictures also!

Hey, what kind of tank is that on the DRZ? How many gallons?

Have you dropped the DRZ with that tank on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-14-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,386
Posted By safetywire
Great story thanks for posting!

Great story thanks for posting!
Forum: Racing 09-12-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,144
Posted By safetywire
What? You bothered to link that? That is WEAK. ...

What? You bothered to link that? That is WEAK. Are you stoned?
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