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Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,082
Posted By Drilldogger
I work on heavy equipment and I've never seen a...

I work on heavy equipment and I've never seen a gun that this didn't work on that wasn't ready for the scrap bin. I never tighten the hose more than finger tight for this reason. The little air...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,934
Posted By Drilldogger
What type of oil is more important than which...

What type of oil is more important than which bike!
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,501
Posted By Drilldogger
There's an old fellow at the hunt camp that had...

There's an old fellow at the hunt camp that had one he used for moose hunting in the 70's. He says he could drag out a whole moose with his. 1/4 on the front 1/4 on the back and dragging the other...
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,169
Posted By Drilldogger
quoteThey don't "drill" into the eyes; they put...

quoteThey don't "drill" into the eyes; they put some colorant (to locate the thing) and anesthetic drops and use some microscope and special tools to remove the piece of metal.
Lastly, they...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 31,764
Posted By Drilldogger
Epic journey. I didn't read the whole thread but...

Epic journey. I didn't read the whole thread but I couldn't take my eyes off the screen for the video. Not only should you get a stamp on your man card, every other rider should give you one of...
Forum: Canada 09-26-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 31,684
Posted By Drilldogger
That's a crazy deal on a 500 especially since it...

That's a crazy deal on a 500 especially since it might as well be new. I'll get have to get back to you about the 5th, I'll see what I can do!
Forum: Canada 09-25-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,502
Posted By Drilldogger
Seems pricey for a 6 yr old bike IMO, I find a...

Seems pricey for a 6 yr old bike IMO, I find a lot of the plated 450s on kijiji are overpriced compared to some newer legal ktms and huskys.
Forum: Canada 09-25-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 31,684
Posted By Drilldogger
I'd love to get together for a ride. I haven't...

I'd love to get together for a ride. I haven't had the time to get out this year the way I'd like.
Forum: Canada 09-24-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 31,684
Posted By Drilldogger
No cartwheels over it Step? ............... ...

No cartwheels over it Step? ............... sorry had to ask, I'll go back to my cave now.
Forum: Canada 09-24-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,502
Posted By Drilldogger
It can still be done in Ontario. But it takes a...

It can still be done in Ontario. But it takes a lot of leg work and it's getting difficult to find shops to help you with it. No it's not legal, you're just pulling the wool over the eyes of the...
Forum: Face plant 09-19-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 107,757
Posted By Drilldogger
Best wishes

Best wishes
Forum: Canada 07-31-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,331
Posted By Drilldogger
Have you already checked kijiji ontario and...

Have you already checked kijiji ontario and narrowed your search parameters?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,521
Posted By Drilldogger
Lowered suspension, heavy tires, rough ride. ...

Lowered suspension, heavy tires, rough ride. It's a small bike to start with, adding harley bags might be a little out of proportion.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 24,531
Posted By Drilldogger
Wow, been awhile since I saw another KLX on here....

Wow, been awhile since I saw another KLX on here. Nice looking riding area!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,112
Posted By Drilldogger
I had a SL350, a 72. My wife rode on it once for...

I had a SL350, a 72. My wife rode on it once for about 1/2 mile and she wanted to go back. Way too short a seat for any riding.
Forum: Canada 05-13-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By Drilldogger
Orillia Motorsports is set up to dyno bikes.

Orillia Motorsports is set up to dyno bikes.
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,893
Posted By Drilldogger
Don't know much about the heat pumps. The...

Don't know much about the heat pumps. The neighbor has one that sits outside and makes irritating noises when it's running, and it runs all winter - it's only 30' from my hot tub and drives me...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,097
Posted By Drilldogger
I've had good luck patching the tube after I...

I've had good luck patching the tube after I pinched it and had to remove it again. Then I'm usually more careful the 2nd time.:rofl
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,893
Posted By Drilldogger
Sounds like Kentuckkid has one of the older type...

Sounds like Kentuckkid has one of the older type geo systems. They had the tendency to freeze so building in the backup electric heater became pretty much mandatory. Modern systems still have the...
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,893
Posted By Drilldogger
You can lower and raise the temp, but it should...

You can lower and raise the temp, but it should be done in small increments. Most geo furnaces' have a built in backup electric furnace in case your loops ever fail (mostly b/c the early ones were...
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,893
Posted By Drilldogger
Sounds like radiant heating, doesn't really have...

Sounds like radiant heating, doesn't really have anything to do with geothermal. Geothermal takes the heat from the ground and pumps it into the building.
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,776
Posted By Drilldogger
Yesterday, I took an old 50 tooth sprocket,...

Yesterday, I took an old 50 tooth sprocket, welded 2 countershaft sprockets for eyes, an old spring for the body, used the old chain for the mouth, arms and legs. It's about 30 inches tall and...
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,893
Posted By Drilldogger
I've been installing the outdoor portion of...

I've been installing the outdoor portion of geothermal systems for several years now. I run a horizontal directional drill. I switched to geo in my house 4 years ago, and will never have another...
Forum: Canada 04-24-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,380
Posted By Drilldogger
I find insurance here a joke, and the more info...

I find insurance here a joke, and the more info you give them the more excited they get. I just renewed the off road insurance on our ttr90 and lifan90. I made a comment about my boys wanting to get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,053
Posted By Drilldogger
All the bikes I've owned were Jap, Yamahas,...

All the bikes I've owned were Jap, Yamahas, Kawis, and Hondas. I've never been broken down on the side of the road. Most problems I've had have been self inflicted. That being said, it seems every...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,543
Posted By Drilldogger
I pushed my bike across there last year. It took...

I pushed my bike across there last year. It took me awhile to build up the gumption. It looks worse in real life than it does in the pic. I kept trying to figure out how I'd get the bike back if...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,543
Posted By Drilldogger
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/_EaBVLS7ov2E/TYY...

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I was told that his family inherited the island, and strictly enforce no trespassing. ...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,159
Posted By Drilldogger
Mig welding is by far the easiest to learn on...

Mig welding is by far the easiest to learn on your own. I have a mig that can be plugged into any household outlet. Before Dad retired we used it to weld up awning frames for restaurant patio...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-17-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,383
Posted By Drilldogger
Looking forward to a ironhead being put to good...

Looking forward to a ironhead being put to good use!
Forum: Canada 03-07-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,172
Posted By Drilldogger
In the history of man, there has always been...

In the history of man, there has always been ongoing cases of nations and peoples oppressing and generally screwing peoples of other nations. In fact, it I'm pretty sure that it even happened...
Forum: Face plant 03-04-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 155,784
Posted By Drilldogger
That was incredible. Maybe moreso b/c of the...

That was incredible. Maybe moreso b/c of the video to go with it. I'm glad to hear you're o.k. The video had my wife and I glued to the screen.
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,686
Posted By Drilldogger
A friend of mine showed me a trick, scratch the...

A friend of mine showed me a trick, scratch the glass at a 90 degree angle to the crack with the tip of a sharp knife. It's not a permanent fix but mine stayed in one spot for a couple of years...
Forum: Canada 02-16-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,915
Posted By Drilldogger
No doubt whatsoever on who's fault it is. But it...

No doubt whatsoever on who's fault it is. But it seems the government doesn't really look out for the general public's good anymore, it's a machine that just can't stop rolling once it's moving. ...
Forum: Canada 02-16-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,915
Posted By Drilldogger
I've never dealt with them b/c they are not local...

I've never dealt with them b/c they are not local to me. But there was an excellent final post on the ODSC website from them that specifically hits on financial problems which they blame on cross...
Forum: Canada 02-15-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By Drilldogger
Sorry Mr.C, Because of confidence issues my...

Sorry Mr.C,
Because of confidence issues my older son just isn't ready for a 125 yet.
Forum: Canada 02-13-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By Drilldogger
I've got a ttr90 insured in my name through state...

I've got a ttr90 insured in my name through state farm and I think it's around 130 a year. No problems with the little ones riding it. In fact I'm looking for a 2nd one for my younger son to ride.
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By Drilldogger
Shop tool box Beach?

Hi,

I'm looking for a bigger tool box for the garage but don't have a fortune to spend. I'm looking at used ones to save some money and hopefully get a better box for the money. There's a guy...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 25,266
Posted By Drilldogger
:clap I was reading your thread, PITA wiring...

:clap I was reading your thread, PITA wiring check, 16" rear wheel check, swingarm bushings check, and I get down to your inspirations and there was my 79 XS650 Special II. Mine was the one with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,334
Posted By Drilldogger
I'm in the same boat Ratch. I'd really love to...

I'm in the same boat Ratch. I'd really love to have two bikes, but I've got 2 kids and just can't afford 2 bikes right now.
On top of that I live close enough to the best county trails that I want...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,334
Posted By Drilldogger
Hey Ratch, I think I've seen you on the...

Hey Ratch,

I think I've seen you on the Scorra forum haven't I?
Anyways, I started in Scorra w/ an 07 KLX250s w/ the free mods, and FMF pipe. I was using it for commuting duty from Elmvale to...
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