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Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 986
Posted By vintagespeed
ahh, so you have the proper tools but lack the...

ahh, so you have the proper tools but lack the proper skills? sorry.

edit:

and yeah, it truly is magical. i use my drill station all the time. and i dont break bits.
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,383
Posted By vintagespeed
replace the guts with a new valve. leave the...

replace the guts with a new valve. leave the existing body soldered to the copper.

de-soldering old properly-sweated valves with lines full of water can be a difficult task... :deal
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 986
Posted By vintagespeed
yeah, i'm thinking some proper drill bits are in...

yeah, i'm thinking some proper drill bits are in order. and maybe a vice? :rofl
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,281
Posted By vintagespeed
is there storage underneath the sockets? :huh

is there storage underneath the sockets? :huh
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By vintagespeed
any of these locking cam style latches would hold...

any of these locking cam style latches would hold it secure. you dont want that thing falling down and killing a kid or something. :deal
...
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,062
Posted By vintagespeed
my reel sits on the wall unused. there's usually...

my reel sits on the wall unused. there's usually a car blocking it.
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,326
Posted By vintagespeed
get a nice bright LED, the flashing is confusing...

get a nice bright LED, the flashing is confusing to drivers and irritating, possibly causing them to rage up on your ass. literally!

i wish you safe journeys brother, but if you're depending on a...
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,281
Posted By vintagespeed
the problem i have with those push on socket...

the problem i have with those push on socket dealies is when the "dealie" gets bent and the socket wont go on, or wont come off! sucks!

i dig those post style holders, would be un-wise to mount...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,062
Posted By vintagespeed
get the biggest tank you can afford. some tools...

get the biggest tank you can afford. some tools use alot of volume, DA sander, sandblast cabinet, undercoat gun, etc etc. having a high CFM and a large storage reserve will keep everything happy.
...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By vintagespeed
yeah, that A/C guy that my neighbor called on...

yeah, that A/C guy that my neighbor called on Monday sure was pissed when he told him that i had recommended he replace his failed $24 capacitor... apparently he already had that money spent....$78...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By vintagespeed
Pissed my condensate drain plugged up at some point in...

my condensate drain plugged up at some point in the last couple weeks and filled with water. my brother & i have been remodeling the bathroom (next to the a/c closet) and tacked a hole in the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 334,388
Posted By vintagespeed
Laugh i think i just WON in my pants. :D i broke my 5...

i think i just WON in my pants. :D i broke my 5 star button today. :cry
Forum: The Garage 07-15-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By vintagespeed
lose the TT cheap chinese junk. get a decent...

lose the TT cheap chinese junk. get a decent light switch (CEV is good) or put the bimmer switch back on & wire it up.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By vintagespeed
i'm 43. the best thing you can do to improve...

i'm 43. the best thing you can do to improve your riding in dez is take your bike to a suspension shop. everyone says it, and everyone is right. if it's suspended properly, many of your riding...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 754,536
Posted By vintagespeed
cops dont check your tires for DOT compliance. ...

cops dont check your tires for DOT compliance. use what works.



the balance of your bike will be out of whack, might have contributed to the front end not sticking. raise it back to stock,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 754,536
Posted By vintagespeed
see ya back in a few months.. :D

see ya back in a few months.. :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 334,388
Posted By vintagespeed
sidecar? :eek1

sidecar? :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 754,536
Posted By vintagespeed
DesertIT -jb Posted with TapaTalk on...

DesertIT


-jb

Posted with TapaTalk on i5
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 68,698
Posted By vintagespeed
awesome pics (well except for the nudie....) and...

awesome pics (well except for the nudie....) and you've got one hell of a sleeping bag vertical!
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 754,536
Posted By vintagespeed
Most guys go with the thicker o-ring to stop...

Most guys go with the thicker o-ring to stop leaks at the filler neck.


-jb

Posted with TapaTalk on i5
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 754,536
Posted By vintagespeed
well that blows. the 908RR is an amazing...

well that blows. the 908RR is an amazing road/dirt tire, rode that on the TAT. and the D606 is also very very good on both. i wont be using anything else.
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 41,957
Posted By vintagespeed
sucks it ended early. mud is a bitch. prep...

sucks it ended early. mud is a bitch. prep those bikes out, remove all the safety interlocks (clutch, sidestand switches,etc) and get back out there! i spent 6 months prepping my bike for the TAT,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 236,624
Posted By vintagespeed
English not ur first language I'm guessing? ...

English not ur first language I'm guessing?

I think something is lost in the translation. Quotes and all.


-jb

Posted with TapaTalk on i5
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 236,624
Posted By vintagespeed
if that was the case you wouldn't be riding a...

if that was the case you wouldn't be riding a speed triple (which isn't what this thread is discussing btw).

we ride because motorcycles "speak" to us. it is ENTIRELY about the bike and what it...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 236,624
Posted By vintagespeed
that's too bad. sell ur premier bike and get a...

that's too bad. sell ur premier bike and get a plastic covered cheap copy if that's what u like, but it will never be a Triumph. the best is always copied but never replicated.


-jb

Posted...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 236,624
Posted By vintagespeed
13 has worse gearing, worse steering and it's...

13 has worse gearing, worse steering and it's ugly. The pre 13 is the best of the street.

And the jap bike can't hold a candle to the triumph engineering, beauty or performance.


-jb
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 334,388
Posted By vintagespeed
Thumbs down bummer, 4 stars... :1drink

bummer, 4 stars... :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 754,536
Posted By vintagespeed
flame out?

flame out?
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 236,624
Posted By vintagespeed
:huh :rofl

:huh




:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 236,624
Posted By vintagespeed
meh. i've ridden my '12 R model daily since i...

meh. i've ridden my '12 R model daily since i bought it new, 2 years & 24k miles, i commute 60mi a day and took it on a 4k mile road trip. i ride 90mph pretty much all the time. the wind isn't an...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,096
Posted By vintagespeed
IIRC, you rotate the cable retainer to unlock it,...

IIRC, you rotate the cable retainer to unlock it, then pull out & wiggle.
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,683
Posted By vintagespeed
you can drop a switched light bulb into the...

you can drop a switched light bulb into the bucket to increase the entertainment factor!
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 41,957
Posted By vintagespeed
Moab is beautiful when you get onto some of those...

Moab is beautiful when you get onto some of those back roads and off the slab. :deal
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,677
Posted By vintagespeed
prices should be better (and production) now that...

prices should be better (and production) now that 3M owns Meguiar's...

he's probably wearing more gold now though. :D
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,683
Posted By vintagespeed
+1 v i d e o l i n k p l e a s e ! ! 1 :D

+1 v i d e o l i n k p l e a s e ! ! 1 :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 754,536
Posted By vintagespeed
there is only one main power relay. and that's...

there is only one main power relay. and that's the one.
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,677
Posted By vintagespeed
do you always reply to old dead threads or did...

do you always reply to old dead threads or did you stay in a Holiday Inn Express last night? :deal
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By vintagespeed
did you measure the damper and the snout?? no...

did you measure the damper and the snout?? no way it should be THAT tight. :eek1
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By vintagespeed
get a cheap hot glue gun. works great on foam...

get a cheap hot glue gun. works great on foam filters.







...while you're at it, get some glitter and sequins and go nuts. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,683
Posted By vintagespeed
Thumb quit being a sissy and add a pneumatic cylinder,...

quit being a sissy and add a pneumatic cylinder, Co2 powered 3" dia x 36" stroke. cheap too!

should do the job & not need a "prop"...
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