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Forum: The Garage 01-09-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,405
Posted By timsgs
It could be your pilot flame is too soft, it...

It could be your pilot flame is too soft, it should not be blowing out. The pilot flame should be blue and look like its under pressure, not like a bic lighter flame.

If it's orange and moving...
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,298
Posted By timsgs
These 2 videos helped me, tube or tubeless ...

These 2 videos helped me, tube or tubeless

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw0B2gIwbBg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTatadVNA-c&feature=related


Good Luck:freaky
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By timsgs
Try...

Try here............http://www.enerpac.com/en-us/industrial-tools-imperial/system-components/hydraulic-hoses-couplers-and-oil/a-c-and-f-series-hydraulic-couplers
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,301
Posted By timsgs
A small 3 jaw puller is all you need, should come...

A small 3 jaw puller is all you need, should come right off, it's common practice to put red loctite on the sprocket itself. If not done the sprocket rocks and gets even looser on the splines ,...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,767
Posted By timsgs
Try...

Try here..........http://www.batterystuff.com/batteries/motorcycle/?gclid=CNqk77fmz7QCFUxxQgod2lEANg
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25,033
Views: 4,407,984
Posted By timsgs
right click, view image...........:clap

right click, view image...........:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,727
Posted By timsgs
I always use WD-40 on my aluminum rims to clean...

I always use WD-40 on my aluminum rims to clean the front or rear , it's just so easy.
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,454
Posted By timsgs
I have been using the Schumacher 1.5...

I have been using the Schumacher 1.5 Charger/Maintainer for several years now, I have 3 of them. I keep one on my 1967 muscle car with 1000 CCA battery, It stays on all the time. I also use them on...
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,984
Posted By timsgs
Put a small indention in the shaft with the point...

Put a small indention in the shaft with the point of a drill bit, then use a pointed short set screw, and then another set screw on top of that one to lock it in place.
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,584
Posted By timsgs
Check into some high PSI rated patching grout, we...

Check into some high PSI rated patching grout, we make shallow repairs at work with this stuff, it has reinforcement fibers already mixed in. it seems to hold up well in our environment. I think it's...
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 24,735
Posted By timsgs
Got a Everstart Maxx 1000 CCA in my old muscle...

Got a Everstart Maxx 1000 CCA in my old muscle car, big block, battery is in the trunk, it's the yellow one. That battery is from 2004 and still starts.:freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 07-14-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,056
Posted By timsgs
Dork is right, always put water in your solvent...

Dork is right, always put water in your solvent tank, it does two things, let you not buy as much solvent and it keeps the trash down below in the water.
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,862
Posted By timsgs
I think some peoples preception is they want to...

I think some peoples preception is they want to unseat a bead instantly, in one wack.:rofl With a small tire iron (10") you work around the tire making a small amount of progress until the bead...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-23-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20,944
Views: 1,095,896
Posted By timsgs
Things I have learned selling and buying on...

Things I have learned selling and buying on Craigslist:

Some decent pictures and a short descriptive add go a long way to get their interest sparked.

ALWAYS list a phone #, people are impulse...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 975,444
Posted By timsgs
I have that same seat on my 95' 750 nighthawk,...

I have that same seat on my 95' 750 nighthawk, you are going to like it. I hear they need a little break-in., mine was on the bike when bought, could not be more pleased.
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,470
Posted By timsgs
Unscrew the pilot tube from the gas valve and...

Unscrew the pilot tube from the gas valve and remove, in the end of the tube where the diffuser is there is a VERY small orifice. Take a small piece of wire and clean it out. Do Not enlarge the hole...
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,771
Posted By timsgs
What you need is called a Flush Mount Anchor,...

What you need is called a Flush Mount Anchor, anchor with threads stays in the floor.
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,862
Posted By timsgs
I have had good luck with the 10 1/2" Motion Pro...

I have had good luck with the 10 1/2" Motion Pro spoon type tire iron. I have used it on some older stuck tubeless tires and always gotten them to break. It takes a few times to go around but they...
Forum: The Garage 04-11-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,871
Posted By timsgs
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Valve stem install at 2:40 mark in 2nd vid.

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Forum: The Garage 01-14-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,925
Posted By timsgs
That V4 motor is an easy one to do, use two...

That V4 motor is an easy one to do, use two feeler gauges of the same size to keep cam from rocking, one on each valve at the same time, no special tools needed. A wrench and screwdriver is all.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-28-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20,944
Views: 1,095,896
Posted By timsgs
There are a lot of people making plenty of power...

There are a lot of people making plenty of power on ethanol, even more than gasoline, It just takes more volume, if your bike is running lean to start with you will notice it more. Sounds like a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 975,444
Posted By timsgs
Hello Piece, sorry to hear about your luck or...

Hello Piece, sorry to hear about your luck or lack of it. If fuel is coming from the vent that means the needle is not shutting off fuel flow when the carb bowls are full. May have to pull the carbs...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,552
Posted By timsgs
Last year I got a 18 x 21 rounded style with the...

Last year I got a 18 x 21 rounded style with the heavy framing and 6' legs so we could walk under the side, nice and heavy. I think it was a good deal, around $900 turn key. As soon as the first...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,710
Posted By timsgs
1985 Magna

Just picked up my first Magna, a 1985 VF700c w/27k on it. Got it for a good price before Christmas, wanted something to work on to keep my mind busy.
Seems like these bikes had some good features...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,741
Posted By timsgs
A sand blaster works great, you don't need to...

A sand blaster works great, you don't need to remove the chrome, just dull it and then treat it like any other metal. Good luck
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