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Forum: Vendors 04-27-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,820
Posted By lovias
Than ks

Stumbled on to this thread today.

You, sir, have just saved me from doing something not too smart.

Back to rethinking my bikes electrical wants/needs.
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By lovias
Almost forgot, yes you want ti fill up sill plate...

Almost forgot, yes you want ti fill up sill plate cracks but remember that those foam cans are an EPA issue
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By lovias
Fiberglass??

I didn't say anything about fiberglass.

This product is specifically designed to hang.
We get in 100 foot rolls and cut to fit.

Don't remember the brand off the top of my head but when I am...
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By lovias
For what it is worth...

I tear out and replace residential foundations in eastern Nebraska.
We are able to work thru winter because basements loose so much heat to the outside enabling us to excavate around the foundation...
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,235
Posted By lovias
cams

Had mine reground by Steve in Florida, local metric shop installed them, most likely next time I will just ignore any pitting.
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,096
Posted By lovias
Sider a la mode

Garter snakes----harmless but ......
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,386
Posted By lovias
Contact Arduino???

I tried to order the basic start kit, clicked on PayPal didn't get a chance to confirm the order with PP and bingo order was accepted and email said it went as an "purchase order" which I can not do....
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,650
Posted By lovias
Thanks

I am too cheap to buy box to cut in half but some of your ideas will be helpful in near future..:clap
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,696
Posted By lovias
Boots vs ankles

Well OP, guess I'll dchime in with my 2 c's. Broke my right ankle in a idiotic reverese side spin at about 2 miles per hour. Scare hell out of wifey who was standibg near by. Point is my work...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10,966
Views: 1,596,181
Posted By lovias
xt225.com

I gave up trying to get on this site a while back and tried again today. No luck.
Got a new password. Access denied.
No reason -- just denied.
No way that I can find to contact site owner to find...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,474
Posted By lovias
Accident

So, maybe it would be a good idea for the big rigs to have front/rear backup cameras, especially in congested areas?
Don't think the cost is very much.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-19-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 987
Posted By lovias
Tires

Autolycos, doubt their sales staff has improved but anyhow swing by Lincoln Cycle & ATV on 33rd & Cornhusker.
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,611
Posted By lovias
Designers!?!?!?!

Jeez, I have made these same complaints for years and thought I was the lone ranger. Sorry about all your problems but it makes me feel good to know I am not alone in this thinking.

With my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,372
Posted By lovias
hand guards

Instructables has a neat, clean, good looking and cheap way.
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,447
Posted By lovias
Cold?

OP, just stuff newspapers inside of your shirt/jacket, cheapest, easiest way to stay warm.

OR
Keep a lighted candle inside your jacket front.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10,966
Views: 1,596,181
Posted By lovias
Carb? mileage down?

Recently changed oil, installed new air filter, new plug.
Have to pull choke for a few seconds even tho it is hot out when bike sits over nite or for several hours.

So if this too much air or not...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10,966
Views: 1,596,181
Posted By lovias
Headlight switch

Thanks. I will go with the toggle switch 1st, should be within my limited capabilities, then later add the tail light splice.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10,966
Views: 1,596,181
Posted By lovias
Electrical

ROADBIKE, July/11 has a drawing for hooking up a cut-out relay to the starter switch to temporarily disconnect the headlight.
My problems is: 1. Which color of wire from the starter switch is used.?...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By lovias
Most likely that will be the avenue I will...

Most likely that will be the avenue I will approach, thanks.

Think I will ask my local metric repair shop to ask the next 650 that has been dropped a little bit to ask the owner permission to let...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By lovias
Short legs, etc

1st thanks for the input. Most likely I am whistling in the dark on this.
the klr 650 would cover some of my concerns in since we don't trailer so it would carry both of us to wherever and since I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By lovias
OK thumper types

I would like to find some kind of Thumper that is in the 350-450 range and has a seat low enuff that I can at least get my toes on the ground in awkward situation. My xt225 is great for one person...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,971
Posted By lovias
Sealer,primer

One of my suppliers has a sealer/primer liquid that mixes 2:1 with latex. Can be sprayed on with an airless gun or painted on with a brush. We have used it to seal and decorate foundations, lasts...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,985
Posted By lovias
Tank bag

I've got a Nelson ??something or the other that came used with my Connie C-10, expandable, magnets hold like a tiger, fits my other bikes love it, pull off, carry, slab on etc.
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,685
Posted By lovias
Join up

Join the Connie web site josjor mentioned you will be a happier camper.
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,528
Posted By lovias
Rent the euipment?

Bet a bucket of rusty nails it will cost you more to rent then to hire.
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,668
Posted By lovias
Skill saw?

Heck just use an old Skill type saw with a metal cutting blade.
Better yet use a good hack saw and build up your energy level.
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,708
Posted By lovias
Or this

We will be hauling a little xt225 soon. Plan on making a light steel frame similar to a cattle hauler for pick ups but not as many bars.
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 266,437
Posted By lovias
eakins

Where did you get that jack? Thanks
Forum: Trip Planning 01-29-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,471
Posted By lovias
Spanish

Years ago in Puerto De Callao y Lima when I indicated no Spanish the locals were patient but when I tried using a few words they decided I was fluent and started talking rapidemente while I just...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-15-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,471
Posted By lovias
speak Spanish

When I traveled in non-English speaking countries I would open my phrase book and ask young ladies to please help me learn their language. No one ever turned me down.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10,966
Views: 1,596,181
Posted By lovias
Carb removal

Ok I have the tank off, clamps loosened. Is there any way to get the carb out other then brute force? Is it just a matter of ???. Thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10,966
Views: 1,596,181
Posted By lovias
Flooding

Mine has set for about 3 months waiting for ankle to heel. Now I can't seem to remember the correct procedure to avoid flooding. Tried pulling the choke out, tried leaving it in. What am I screwing...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10,966
Views: 1,596,181
Posted By lovias
hand guards

Just ordered the Maiers. Be great if they will also fit on my other bikes.
Thanks for the input.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,571
Posted By lovias
Greece

John, did I miss it? What is the exchange rate at present time? Thanks.
And wow!
Forum: Regional forums 09-18-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,098
Posted By lovias
I-80 food

Ok, yous whose neeed to eat and cross the Plains PDQ, The Flying J at exit 342, west of Omaha a few clicks is not anything great but decent and a popular step up from fast food joints. It is part...
Forum: Regional forums 09-17-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,098
Posted By lovias
York food

Holy cow, right out forgot, in York it is "Chances Are", buffet downtown.
Last time there it was $20.00 per head but food was superior, event SO thinks so.

You are right, get off I-80 and live.
Forum: Regional forums 09-14-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,098
Posted By lovias
Honest Or Hungry as a HOGoat

Ok OP, there is a place in Scottsbluff, Nebr., called Rosina's. Haven't been there yet but it is on my hit list. Place is famous so probably is worth a 400 mile ride out there to make sure, point...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,864
Posted By lovias
Hd?

This thread has helped me! Now I know I am not getting an HD camera. Thanks.
Forum: Regional forums 09-06-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,098
Posted By lovias
Food

OK OP, I have just added a very high quality, moderate priced unusual eatery in the giant town of Stanton, Nebraska. Not significant riding in that area but just go further north, say 100-120 clicks...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10,966
Views: 1,596,181
Posted By lovias
kickstarter question

Are the kickstarter kits for the xt225 the same as 3RW-WO795-00-00 225 that are shown in Boats.net? Thank you.

While I am at it. Now that the electrical issue on my recently acquired XT, new...
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