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Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By scapegoat
Most modern VFD's we have installed (Yaskawa)are...

Most modern VFD's we have installed (Yaskawa)are cabable of running at various voltages. You typically will need to program it to accept input voltage, single phase or three phase, HZ, ramp up and...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,734
Posted By scapegoat
A digital voltmeter would do you wonders or even...

A digital voltmeter would do you wonders or even a test light. I converted a TT600 long ago to street and don't recall much, however Im guessin the break light switch completes the circuit and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,261
Posted By scapegoat
Thats what Im thinking especially with the...

Thats what Im thinking especially with the potential spline issues and this comes based off two GS'es i owned. If it made it this far its either been replaced or taken care of. Ive have one or two or...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,261
Posted By scapegoat
Funds are a significant factor as well as dealer...

Funds are a significant factor as well as dealer location for parts support. Id love to swing a new Norge, but I need to curb my spending habits on pricy bikes and the like. Just hoping to find a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,261
Posted By scapegoat
Service records, do I expect to much?

Ive been searching for a clean ready to go commuter. Could be a early RT, GS, a 955 Tiger withing my affordability range. There are out there, miles seem to be in the 40K to 60K range ,look clean and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,497
Posted By scapegoat
Pfffttt...um yeah. Should have been so proactive...

Pfffttt...um yeah. Should have been so proactive with the V92's locking up transmissions and V regulator failures. Pretty sad when it takes blood on the tarmac to fess up to junk.
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,571
Posted By scapegoat
Maybe Im missing something here, but we but...

Maybe Im missing something here, but we but Camlocks frequently from McMaster Carr. They have glass, alum etc,etc.
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By scapegoat
Oil, ZDDP VS film strength?

There is no misunderstanding that ZDDP levels are being lowered due to numerous reasons. Recently building a Flat tappet 350 and doing some reads on oil types I see endless accounts of smoked cam...
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,241
Posted By scapegoat
Might check out Silkolene Proprep.

Might check out Silkolene Proprep.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,661
Posted By scapegoat
Interesting as we just went thru the park last...

Interesting as we just went thru the park last weekend. The 158 side charged us $20 but as I exited thru to Fresno looking back at the booth I saw the was $30 on that side. Far as bikes go the greens...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,492
Posted By scapegoat
You don't at home anymore, its becoming what is...

You don't at home anymore, its becoming what is referred to "an illicit discharge" This means anytime you discharge anything that alters the chemistry of where ever it will end up its illegal to...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,826
Posted By scapegoat
Jeep cherokee, 4.0 6 with a automatic....

Jeep cherokee, 4.0 6 with a automatic. Indestructible, 20 mpg, very capable off road, comfy, can carry a load, and best part 1/3 the orice of a CJ,YJ or TJ.I loved my 95 but had several other...
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By scapegoat
I have a Handy lift also. Id check the "O" rings...

I have a Handy lift also. Id check the "O" rings on the foot pedal stem. Mine get screwed up regularly and if worn or torn it leaks like a sieve. I get new ones from any good auto parts or hardware...
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By scapegoat
The battery is wet type. I stuck the tender Jr on...

The battery is wet type. I stuck the tender Jr on it after it was up to 13.5 or so, but the JR gets pretty hot and I didnt wanna damage it. The 2,4,6 amp charger is a automatic type Duracell labeled...
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By scapegoat
RV battery question

I recently purchased a new Deep cycle battery for our camper from Orieleys. Sure start brand or something like that. At the time of purchase its labeled with a MFG date of 5/2014 . I assume its been...
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,044
Posted By scapegoat
Got it all back together yesterday, primed the...

Got it all back together yesterday, primed the oiling system and within a few cranks it fired up. I havent driven it as of yet but ran it for about 25 mins for cam breakin and it ran without skipping...
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,044
Posted By scapegoat
For the OP, just because the lead to the...

For the OP, just because the lead to the distributer shows 12V, doesn't mean it can carry current. Even a wire cut all the way through except for one tiny strand left can show 12V. It won't carry...
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,709
Posted By scapegoat
When I lived out in the dirt I built a nice...

When I lived out in the dirt I built a nice hermetically sealed dirt free 8x16 building to keep my bikes. As soon as the sun hit the walls on a sunny day the cold of the bikes and the quickly heated...
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,044
Posted By scapegoat
If it wasent for running OK the last few weeks...

If it wasent for running OK the last few weeks and as I was driving away from home at this point Id begin to wonder if I hadent screwed up the plug wires or something. Ive gone over this 4 times as...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,044
Posted By scapegoat
Agreed Modnrod, Ive had some pretty sad vehicles...

Agreed Modnrod, Ive had some pretty sad vehicles that a junk yard would turn down, but they still fired up and moved down the road. Thing that's screwy it fired right up and ran fine for 200 feet...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,044
Posted By scapegoat
Dead Chevy 350, Im stumped

We picked up a 75 C20 to tote stuff around and haul the camper. Truck has a 350, HEI, Rochester 4 bbl and 400 auto. Kinda bee chippin away at a tune up and have run it every time following any new...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 44,863
Posted By scapegoat
Same reason some would rater sit in a gas...

Same reason some would rater sit in a gas guzzling, stinky noisy shaking 396 powered Chevelle than a 2015 Impala SS that would kick its ass in every catagory. It just aint the same.
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By scapegoat
Generally speaking evap cans have a line from the...

Generally speaking evap cans have a line from the tank,one to a maniford/TB or carb base to suck the fumes into the engine, and a vac signal line or solenoid to open which allows fumes into the...
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By scapegoat
I wouldent try sand blasting a radiator, I think...

I wouldent try sand blasting a radiator, I think you'd damage the fins and possibly some of the solder joints. If anything how about paint stripper on the big areas and then scrub it off with a brush...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-22-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,181
Posted By scapegoat
Gezus..from Lancaster you could head west on 178...

Gezus..from Lancaster you could head west on 178 to Kernville, up Sherman pass, east down 9 mile canyon, up 395 to see Lone pine, Bishop, Death Valley to the east, continue up 395 to Lee Vining, Mono...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,720
Posted By scapegoat
Electra Glide/Road Glide with a tour pack. The...

Electra Glide/Road Glide with a tour pack. The king of wide with somewhat wrap around back support. If your wife has reservations about falling off or feeling unattached this did the trick for my wife
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By scapegoat
I built a hug storage shed for my 5 bikes. Ince...

I built a hug storage shed for my 5 bikes. Ince the sun came up and heated up the air inside before the metal did all the bikes looked like I took a spray bottle to them. I had to wonder if the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-16-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By scapegoat
As mentioned there are numerous fire/logging...

As mentioned there are numerous fire/logging roads. There are also a bunch of jeep trails like the Dusy Ershim, Swamp,Red mtn, Coyote, etc,etc. I seriously doubt any of them will be open until late...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By scapegoat
San Simeon state park. Right on the beach, camp...

San Simeon state park. Right on the beach, camp grounds slightly inland away from the sand, close to food and the like. Be advised the fog rolled in yesterday and its pretty chilly at the beach...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-01-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,005
Posted By scapegoat
Center stand. The idea is flat ground when...

Center stand. The idea is flat ground when checking things and Id hope BMW knows the angle one of their gems is at when on its side stand. Hell..even Harley knows that one.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-14-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By scapegoat
What he said, coast typically gets foggy when...

What he said, coast typically gets foggy when inland starts to cook, the deserts a blazin hot. the mountains...beautiful. Snow pack over the likes of Tioga, ebbets and Sonora should be non existent...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,694
Posted By scapegoat
But dhey sez it n good faith, the supereor 1 doz...

But dhey sez it n good faith, the supereor 1 doz no wrong.
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By scapegoat
If I understand you correctly, you do have a root...

If I understand you correctly, you do have a root problem, try Root X .
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By scapegoat
A pretty commute indeed but be aware its also a...

A pretty commute indeed but be aware its also a main artery to Pismo where summer traffic is very heavy with to many yahoos in a hurry to go nowhere. The good is your right next to Carrizo plains NM...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,785
Posted By scapegoat
Dont forget to pull the heat/a/c blower fan...

Dont forget to pull the heat/a/c blower fan before kicking on some warmth, ya might end up with a lap or face full of vermin yun'uns and poo.
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,824
Posted By scapegoat
LC's are rock solid and having owned 4 LC's, just...

LC's are rock solid and having owned 4 LC's, just keep in mind the cost can be significant for quality replacement parts like engines.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By scapegoat
Ever check out any of the areas above Shaver...

Ever check out any of the areas above Shaver lake? Theres Mono hot springs, Wishon,Courtwright lakes, Edison and Florence, Below Florence there is dispersed camping on the river. Also the area has...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,453
Posted By scapegoat
Done your base gaskets yet?

Done your base gaskets yet?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-13-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,809
Posted By scapegoat
DO NOT stay at the Thunderbird in Bishop....

DO NOT stay at the Thunderbird in Bishop. Puta...the once decent place has become horrendous. If you make it to Bridgeport ya gotta hit the Hay street cafe at the south end of town. The best...
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,424
Posted By scapegoat
Ive had 6 different setups to date. Currently a...

Ive had 6 different setups to date. Currently a V10 dodge and Lance 3000. I wouldn't consider a 1/2 ton with anything but a base pop up cause their light. The lower gears and smaller engine wont do...
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