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Forum: Racing Today, 08:26 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 28,834
Posted By KeithinSC
Had an ice storm here last week, sunny today. ...

Had an ice storm here last week, sunny today. But the forecast for this week is rainy. Ground is still pretty saturated from a ton of rain earlier in the month. Friday and Saturday should be clear...
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 28,834
Posted By KeithinSC
Forecast is pretty good so far. Ice storm on...

Forecast is pretty good so far.

Ice storm on Tuesday, lots of snapped branches. Melted Wednesday afternoon. We did have 8 when I woke up Thursday:eek1 Unheard of for Chesterfield County. ...
Forum: Racing 02-21-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 28,834
Posted By KeithinSC
My Wife and I (and dog!) are on Sand trap also,...

My Wife and I (and dog!) are on Sand trap also, see you there:freaky
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By KeithinSC
No good reason was given, and I don't have the...

No good reason was given, and I don't have the knowledge to give him a good argument:lol3 I cut the strap and he signed off on my permit. None of the smoke has escaped the wires in the 8 yrs...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By KeithinSC
Careful with this one. Some inspectors insist on...

Careful with this one. Some inspectors insist on it being bonded, others want it removed. In the SAME County?!!!! Even working out of the same office!
After he signed my Final, I asked him...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By KeithinSC
I use these SAE two wire connectors on all sorts...

I use these SAE two wire connectors on all sorts of stuff. Usually can find them at any auto store. NAPA, Advance, Oreily, etc.
For more than 2 wires, stick with molex. Make sure you get the...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,475
Posted By KeithinSC
I bought an earlier edition of this around 2006. ...

I bought an earlier edition of this around 2006. Simple, plain instructions with good diagrams. Perfect for a rookie.
Wired an addition, a detached garage and a big pole barn.
Helped with motion...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,201
Posted By KeithinSC
In NY about 10 yrs ago heading to Americade they...

In NY about 10 yrs ago heading to Americade they had bike only checkpoints. Looking for M endorsements on your DL and checking registration and insurance. NO cars were being directed into the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,898
Posted By KeithinSC
The topic of having to pick up bottles and cans...

The topic of having to pick up bottles and cans out of my front yard came up. Coworker stated "I don't toss my cans in someone's yard. That is just rude. I wait until I pass a field or stretch of...
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 28,834
Posted By KeithinSC
Good catch!. Check to see if your lug wrench...

Good catch!. Check to see if your lug wrench fits the nuts on your trailer. Had that problem with my camper, luckily I found out in the driveway and not on the side of the highway!

Anders was...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,345
Posted By KeithinSC
http://www.homedepot.com/s/steel%2520drop%2520in%2...

http://www.homedepot.com/s/steel%2520drop%2520in%2520anchor?NCNI-5
http://www.toggler.com/wejit/power_sert.html


http://www.toggler.com/wejit/power_drop.html...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,345
Posted By KeithinSC
If you have two choices, you'll regret the one...

If you have two choices, you'll regret the one you make! Buy 4 extra floor inserts. While you have the hammer drill and all the tools out, it will only take a few extra minutes to set up the...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,345
Posted By KeithinSC
Dill will work, but if you can borrow or rent a...

Dill will work, but if you can borrow or rent a hammer drill, it will be worth it. Even it is for only 4 holes.

I had 16 holes for my lift, 3/4" each. Took me 15 minutes to do the first one. ...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 28,834
Posted By KeithinSC
create an account at NASA,...

create an account at NASA, http://www.nasarallysport.com/main/database-log-in (http://www.nasarallysport.com/main/database-log-in)
show up for the volunteer meeting in Cheraw Friday night.
Meet...
Forum: Racing 01-24-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 28,834
Posted By KeithinSC
I know most of the hotels in Cheraw are booked,...

I know most of the hotels in Cheraw are booked, but there is a small motel in Chesterfield. About 2 blocks from parc expose'. Never been inside, but I drive past it every day. Nothing fancy, but...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,664
Posted By KeithinSC
Will a plug with a short pigtail work? ...

Will a plug with a short pigtail work?

Forklift plug $9 20ga to 1/0 ga
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Forklift-Battery-Power-Connector-Plug-Charger-JQ120A-AC-DC-600V-AWG20-AWG1-0-/380937912658
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,283
Posted By KeithinSC
Belt / disc sander. Meh. Reg price $80, on...

Belt / disc sander. Meh. Reg price $80, on sale for $60 and I had a $20 gift card.
At $40 cost it is barely OK. Threaded holes drilled crooked. Really crooked! It functions OK, but I have...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By KeithinSC
You could build up the missing area with a tig...

You could build up the missing area with a tig welder, then machine the bearing opening back to spec.
After you get done doing all of that, it would have been cheaper and faster to get a new hub and...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,022
Posted By KeithinSC
Double check that it is actually rebar blocking...

Double check that it is actually rebar blocking the hole.
Small magnet on a string dropped into the hole?
Around here we have some crazy aggregate in the concrete. Some stop a drill dead...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,110
Posted By KeithinSC
Do you have a stubby torx bit with flats on the...

Do you have a stubby torx bit with flats on the side (like these)?...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,022
Posted By KeithinSC
If you have a fork lift, the hardest part of the...

If you have a fork lift, the hardest part of the job will be deciding who buys the beer! A level, a ruler and a couple wrenches should be all you need.

Take a look at GarageJournal.com TONS of...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,022
Posted By KeithinSC
Took mine down at the shop I bought it from and...

Took mine down at the shop I bought it from and put it up in my shop.
2 post, 10000 lb. Scaffold or a scissor lift makes things MUCH easier.
Removal was easy, back my trailer to the posts and two...
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By KeithinSC
Rat rods do this all the time. Preserve the...

Rat rods do this all the time. Preserve the 'patina'. Make sure you use flat or satin finish clear. Looks really odd when covered with gloss clear.

Pictures????
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 378,992
Posted By KeithinSC
Guy was parked well off the pavement. He...

Guy was parked well off the pavement. He probably thought it was a good spot.

But what confuses me are all the bikes parked ON the white line. Are they afraid to get dirt on the tires???
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By KeithinSC
Be careful with 90 valve stems on bikes. Some...

Be careful with 90 valve stems on bikes. Some can flex at the rim from centripetal force and eventually fail. My Honda has a little plastic clip that keeps it from folding at rpm.

I agree, the...
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,536
Posted By KeithinSC
Like my Gramps always said; "There is no...

Like my Gramps always said;

"There is no kill like overkill"

Should ride really smoooth:clap
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,134
Posted By KeithinSC
This is exactly the process. Common mechanic...

This is exactly the process. Common mechanic grease gun. Remember, most dents will pop out around 50 psi. A grease gun can create well past 500 psi, many near 1000 psi.
As far as adapting the gun...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,174
Posted By KeithinSC
This is good advice. The vacuum switches are...

This is good advice. The vacuum switches are calibrated with a small orifice in the nipple. sort of like jets on a barb. If it is the wrong switch (orifice) the system will not work. The orifices...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,134
Posted By KeithinSC
We use a similar setup to hydro test ASME rated...

We use a similar setup to hydro test ASME rated water tanks. Nothing but a cobbled together grease gun. Make a block off plate with a zerk fitting and fill the pipe with water. Pump more in with...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,476
Posted By KeithinSC
Good to hear, brake controllers are pretty easy...

Good to hear, brake controllers are pretty easy once you play with them a bit.
WD hitch next. I had a few different sets. Got this Reese setup. Best so far. Built in sway. No chains....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 36,120
Views: 9,392,113
Posted By KeithinSC
Nothing over 30' ??? So a Jeep towing a...

Nothing over 30' ??? So a Jeep towing a johnboat is forbidden? Going to be a ton of pissed locals that can't get to the boat landings.
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,196
Posted By KeithinSC
Virtually identical to the rear heat that was...

Virtually identical to the rear heat that was optional on Chevy Astros. Head to the Pick-A-Part and pull one for $20.

Or, just get your cooler and bend a piece of copper tubing in a zig-zag that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,947
Posted By KeithinSC
The common ones are just iron oxide and some...

The common ones are just iron oxide and some salt. The chemical reaction of the iron rusting is what creates the heat. If it does tear open, you can clean up most of it with a magnet!
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,607
Posted By KeithinSC
I'd say the dude that hit you just bought himself...

I'd say the dude that hit you just bought himself a VW.

What was he driving? Was he ticketed and cell phone checked?
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By KeithinSC
Lotsa youtubes for glassing using fleece. You...

Lotsa youtubes for glassing using fleece. You might have to add additional support to cover the span between bows.

No idea about using your existing canvas. But if you did it right, you would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,954
Posted By KeithinSC
http://i643.photobucket.com/albums/uu153/taterswor...

http://i643.photobucket.com/albums/uu153/tatersworld/fMFh2_zps58bccacb.jpg (http://s643.photobucket.com/user/tatersworld/media/fMFh2_zps58bccacb.jpg.html)

:augie
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,885
Posted By KeithinSC
Any room and access to weld a nut onto the...

Any room and access to weld a nut onto the remains?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,954
Posted By KeithinSC
Pretty sure every state has laws against litter. ...

Pretty sure every state has laws against litter. One man's trash is another man's memorial.

Most cemeteries have bylaws against candles, stuffed animals, plastic, etc. What would make that stuff...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By KeithinSC
nibbler ...

nibbler
http://www.harborfreight.com/16-gauge-air-nibbler-96661.html

or shears (work great on steel, not sure about SS)
http://www.harborfreight.com/inline-air-shears-98833.html

Or, tape up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10,236
Views: 2,142,425
Posted By KeithinSC
That's a double clueless. 1st you are on a...

That's a double clueless. 1st you are on a bike. 2nd, who washes their car when it is Raining:lol3
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