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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-24-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 461,001
Posted By showkey
+2 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Width is the same ..... ...

+2 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Width is the same .....

This helps in comparing tire sizes:

http://tire-size-conversion.com/tire-size-comparison/

70 to 90 aspect will change the diameter and rolling...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,275
Views: 461,001
Posted By showkey
Several of us on the NC700 forum received the...

Several of us on the NC700 forum received the tires in early spring. Shortly after that several others report they are on back order. Bike Bandit seemed to be offering more size choices in the 705....
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,365
Posted By showkey
Yes I have a very different climate -30 to 100...

Yes I have a very different climate -30 to 100 and a full four seasons ..........if it fixes your moss problem .............you will be the poster boy for WET and Forget:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3

Take...
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,365
Posted By showkey
I made two applications 90 days apart to get rid...

I made two applications 90 days apart to get rid of my years of built up moss and stains. Now I am on once per year application in spring.

Remember ......this is a lesson in patience

It does...
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,365
Posted By showkey
Not if you use Wet and Forget :deal I live...

Not if you use Wet and Forget :deal

I live in the woods. When I moved in the roof had moss on 30 % and lichen on 20%. On e year later it completely clean. First week applied Wet and Forget. Just...
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,365
Posted By showkey
If its Black streaks like this, the zinc at the...

If its Black streaks like this, the zinc at the top of the roof can help:

http://inspectapedia.com/roof/ShingleBleed002DJFs.jpg

zinc strip on the roof really does work for this problem....the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,571
Views: 385,465
Posted By showkey
Two ways: String on the spring, connect the...

Two ways:

String on the spring, connect the string to the rear wheel spoke and pull the spring into place with the rear wheel hand rotation.

or

Connect the spring to the stand and frame and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By showkey
Instead of the ST1100 I would look for a good...

Instead of the ST1100 I would look for a good deal on ST1300........the power windscreen alone is worth the price of admission.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-18-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By showkey
Great deal ( great bike) as long as it does not...

Great deal ( great bike) as long as it does not need $2k worth of engine and or body work.
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,639
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Is that the special BMW...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Is that the special BMW grind ??? :lol3

All it needs is a real silver spoon.:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5,791
Views: 1,223,505
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^ Looks like it blocks a lot of the...

^^^^^^^^

Looks like it blocks a lot of the air flow.

Has there been one report of radiator damage ? A solution to a problem that does not exist ???
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,451
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Until your measuring...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Until your measuring reference voltage or sensor values ( .5 to 5 volt) and a couple of tenths error can be problem.
Consistent reading by a DVOM ( in all its functions) is kinda...
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,796
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ That install........should...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

That install........should pretty much guarantee the power will not go out in the future :lol3:lol3:lol3. Did the neighbors thank you ?:D
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,639
Posted By showkey
On the VIA brew...........often Costco and...

On the VIA brew...........often Costco and sometimes SAMS club has a 10 and sale with an instant rebate for about 1/2 the Starbucks store price.
I often use the VIA at home instead of buying into...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Are they sitting next to the...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Are they sitting next to the dwell meter and strobe timing light ???? :D:D
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,796
Posted By showkey
:lol3aqThose big box $6500 gens are just...

:lol3aqThose big box $6500 gens are just ok.......they are built to a price point not a quality long life trouble free life. Just when you the gen the most it craps out....one of the laws of nature....
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By showkey
Cylinder leak down tester might be a better...

Cylinder leak down tester might be a better choice it can provide far more information. If I had a choice I would do leak down.
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,648
Posted By showkey
????? Not sure about that..........it appears to...

????? Not sure about that..........it appears to be the prefered method in some locations. I do agree concrete is pain .........finding "a guy" that shows up and does a professional job is the...
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,978
Posted By showkey
If you wet is down its going to get...

If you wet is down its going to get moldy.........now you got two problems ? :lol3:lol3

Now you have call the mold guys before the asbestos guys ......:huh:huh:huh


:lol3:lol3
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,978
Posted By showkey
Our you could call a certified asbestos...

Our you could call a certified asbestos remediation contractor ..........they will come to your house........but it a certified plastic bag.........with hazardous asbestos label.....and charge you...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,062
Posted By showkey
+ 4. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^* Grips...

+ 4. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^*

Grips only.........and needless to say heated vest :clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,619
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ +2 the top end is going to...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+2 the top end is going to be first area have a problem....cam journals, cam lobes.

The WR has ball bearing crank and roller rod bearing they are very likely unharmed.
The cam...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,571
Views: 385,465
Posted By showkey
[QUOTE=Meter Man;26570901]I am loving the bike so...

[QUOTE=Meter Man;26570901]I am loving the bike so far.

Two questions

The 12 volt plug in the frunk doesn't seem to be functioning. I replaced the 7.5 amp fuse and still not working. I don't...
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,594
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^ Corvair had rear camber...

^^^^^^^^^^^^
Corvair had rear camber issues.........:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1,571
Views: 385,465
Posted By showkey
Wisconsin is third......... ...

Wisconsin is third.........

http://www.eater.com/2013/5/29/6428463/here-are-the-states-with-the-most-bars-per-capita

Wisconsin use to have the most bowling alleys ........but I think they lost...
Forum: The Garage 04-12-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By showkey
U-pol is another brand that gets good reviews. ...

U-pol is another brand that gets good reviews. Sold through Amazon and other location. U-pol says it UV stable ?

Note .....the spray gun is a $30 item. Some U-pol kits come with a free gun. ...
Forum: The Garage 04-11-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By showkey
I have used Herculiner on several pickup beds,...

I have used Herculiner on several pickup beds, flat bed trailers and the inside of an enclosed trailer plus the undercarriage of the enclosed trailer. Years later the bed liner was the only thing...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,571
Views: 385,465
Posted By showkey
April 10 ????

even new tires are not going to work today........

http://i398.photobucket.com/albums/pp70/showkey_bucket/DSCN1916_zpscolizka1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By showkey
Do not know about add on...

Do not know about add on kits...........BUT..........oil pressure warning lights on many other bikes just tell you the top end is already trashed.

Then oil pressure issues or problems in general...
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,594
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I was just about to...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

I was just about to write......at least this "bearing event" did not take the spindle or axle out.....:eek1:eek1

The usual way to remove the bearing race remains...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,571
Views: 385,465
Posted By showkey
+10 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+10 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,571
Views: 385,465
Posted By showkey
I have owned the Seat Concepts and the Sargent. ...

I have owned the Seat Concepts and the Sargent. I prefer the Sargent with an added slope change mod in the front mount. :norton
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5,791
Views: 1,223,505
Posted By showkey
That's the Prep and DOC....... BS TRUELY a...

That's the Prep and DOC....... BS
TRUELY a bad deal ...........and borders on false advertising, fraud and just plain bad business.
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5,791
Views: 1,223,505
Posted By showkey
Depending on how the offer amount was stated...

Depending on how the offer amount was stated ........"OTD" ......vs cash $$$$. vs. financing
Except for ........tax, title, plates ...........no real getting around the state fees.

Agree on...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By showkey
+2. You get a custom fit that actually fits...

+2. You get a custom fit that actually fits :D:D
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,495
Posted By showkey
Good advice......install the relay kit and if...

Good advice......install the relay kit and if your going on a long trip.......carry an extra bulb:eek1:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,495
Posted By showkey
Yes..........The 2 volt increase can also cause a...

Yes..........The 2 volt increase can also cause a 40-50% in the bulb life. This was tested by Motorcycle Consumer News a while back. Turns out the bulbs are designed to work with the normal...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,414
Posted By showkey
Just for a reference..........I just did a quick...

Just for a reference..........I just did a quick quote on FEDEX.

Example Chicago to Guatemala City 40 pounds package is about $900.00:eek1



1. Ship From / To
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Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,914
Posted By showkey
Those bastards........ That's why they have...

Those bastards........

That's why they have the clunker buyback program .........its a conspiracy with the China and Korean manufactures to make buy more shitty cheap appliances :eek1:lol3:lol3
...
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,914
Posted By showkey
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ That's why many...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

That's why many power companies have a cash for clunker frig program:huh
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