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Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,070
Posted By Yarddog
I like the original Gunk...basically diesel fuel...

I like the original Gunk...basically diesel fuel in a can...I'm also a big fan of pressure washers, but if you use one...BEEEE careful!!! Keep it away from carbs and ignition...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,609
Posted By Yarddog
That makes my butt itch...

That makes my butt itch...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,714
Posted By Yarddog
Gonna agree with ya here...a couple of months...

Gonna agree with ya here...a couple of months ago, my plastic Krauser bags fell off, so I've been running without them, and what a pleasant difference in the way the bike rides and handles!!! I've...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,587
Posted By Yarddog
There's simply NO way for any of us to recommend...

There's simply NO way for any of us to recommend what's gonna be comfortable for YOU! It's a matter of trial and error, it involves more than just the handlebars, and it may get expensive trying out...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By Yarddog
Man, if that ain't the truth, pard!!!! Some...

Man, if that ain't the truth, pard!!!! Some folks seem to want to poke and prod and overwork their pleasure!!!! I'm all about preventative maintenance, but this hillbilly ain't gonna go in on...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,135
Posted By Yarddog
Yeah, all true...I might not have the ass so much...

Yeah, all true...I might not have the ass so much if they had bulbed the housing out a mere quarter inch or so to enable us to get the cover past the frame and exhaust without having to turn it 'just...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,135
Posted By Yarddog
Well, anytime you gotta hinge something like an...

Well, anytime you gotta hinge something like an oil filter indicates, to me, rinkydink engineering, but...that said, I have real trouble inserting the two piece filter where it needs to be...so, I...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,756
Posted By Yarddog
Most non-chain auto parts stores have spec sheets...

Most non-chain auto parts stores have spec sheets and cross references for spark plugs...if you go into an Auto Zone, Kragen, Pep Boys, likely alls yer gonna get is a blank stare... go into a mom and...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,281
Posted By Yarddog
...which is why I had my local independent Beemer...

...which is why I had my local independent Beemer shop rebuild my forks...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,571
Posted By Yarddog
The soda will do a great job of cleaning without...

The soda will do a great job of cleaning without abrading the surface...which is what you want...if you sandblast or use aluminum oxide, you will be putting a 'tooth' on the surface, which is what...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By Yarddog
Kitty hair, sold under that name, is really...

Kitty hair, sold under that name, is really amazing stuff...actually works like that 'poultice' or 'slurry' referred to above...do it like this gentleman advises, and sand the area very, very well...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-02-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,357
Posted By Yarddog
Pard, I've been doin' body work and paint since I...

Pard, I've been doin' body work and paint since I was a young child, now 51 years...My 'authorative wisdom' speaks for itself...I stand by what I say. I will match up any of my standard automotive...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,357
Posted By Yarddog
Here I go again...I should just go back to cut &...

Here I go again...I should just go back to cut & paste what I've already written, but here is my learned opinion...

In general, powder coating is simply an alternative method of delivering paint...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,191
Posted By Yarddog
Seriously? You gotta ask how to spend money from...

Seriously? You gotta ask how to spend money from guys on the 'net?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-27-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By Yarddog
Do you like it and do you have the money? Who...

Do you like it and do you have the money? Who cares what we think? Buy it...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,023
Posted By Yarddog
Well, finances can sure keep ya from gettin' what...

Well, finances can sure keep ya from gettin' what you want, but I tell ya, try the stock setup for the moment, that will get you thru the summer
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,023
Posted By Yarddog
You might find a stock seat on eBay for well less...

You might find a stock seat on eBay for well less than it would to rebuild this clunker...the only thing of value on it is the pan...

I might add that I find the stock seat to be pretty dern...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,284
Posted By Yarddog
If they don't have legit titles, they ain't worth...

If they don't have legit titles, they ain't worth a dern...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,783
Posted By Yarddog
In general, I'd have to agree with this...

In general, I'd have to agree with this statement...it's an hermorphadite, but if you decide to take a peek, take someone with you that actually knows what they are looking at, and knows old Harleys,...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,437
Posted By Yarddog
Ain't it ironic that we feel comfy leaving our...

Ain't it ironic that we feel comfy leaving our helmet, sometimes other gear, just sittin' on our scoot when a buncha dirty bikers are around, but are compelled to lock everything up around the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,437
Posted By Yarddog
Now that's funny! I don't care who y'are! :rofl

Now that's funny! I don't care who y'are! :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,393
Posted By Yarddog
I hope someone saved 'pureoctaine' in their...

I hope someone saved 'pureoctaine' in their Favorite Sellers queue...keep an eye on this fool...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,411
Posted By Yarddog
I didn't use a tool...I just took some sage...

I didn't use a tool...I just took some sage advice from more learned folks than I and laid some black RTV on em and snugged everything down...works fine...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,473
Posted By Yarddog
Ya might wanna have an LEO run the plate...might...

Ya might wanna have an LEO run the plate...might be stolen, and you want to deal with that little detail WAAAAAAY up front!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,650
Posted By Yarddog
It's worth a dollar two ninety eight...for reals,...

It's worth a dollar two ninety eight...for reals, man...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,932
Posted By Yarddog
Ah!!! Got it! Hey, I think outlawing...

Ah!!! Got it! Hey, I think outlawing motorcycling actually makes a lotta sense! Save us from ourselves!!! LOL
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,932
Posted By Yarddog
Loud pipes save nothing...paying attention and...

Loud pipes save nothing...paying attention and always having an escape route, and not being an asshole, saves lives...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,762
Posted By Yarddog
Like so many things regarding multimeters and...

Like so many things regarding multimeters and 'testing', sometimes the best method is to simply fly by the seat of your pants and do what your hunches tellya...you can test a component from now till...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By Yarddog
High heat paint is not required for the valve...

High heat paint is not required for the valve covers...what IS required is a conversion coating between the bare aluminum and the top coat... I recommend SEM self-etching primer, available from auto...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Poll: '78 r100/7
Views: 2,645
Posted By Yarddog
Dude! Is it worth $4,500 to you? Or not? If it...

Dude! Is it worth $4,500 to you? Or not? If it is, buy it! If not, don't!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-26-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Yarddog
Obviously, I don't know the details, but I will...

Obviously, I don't know the details, but I will opine that shipping larger items, especially with unusual bulk or other features, can be a PITA... And then, if the buyer is crying about not wanting...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-23-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,976
Posted By Yarddog
Naw...no Sportster knee gonna happen with an...

Naw...no Sportster knee gonna happen with an XLH...only the XLCH...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,946
Posted By Yarddog
Based upon what you said you paid for it, it...

Based upon what you said you paid for it, it sounds like a VERY good deal if the facts are bona fide! Good luck!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,946
Posted By Yarddog
Neither agreeing nor disagreeing...simply...

Neither agreeing nor disagreeing...simply expanded upon my earlier comments...But if I was leaning either way, I'd say that that police bike probably has 123XXX miles on it...

As far as TZ, I...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,946
Posted By Yarddog
While this may be true, it's MUCH more likely...

While this may be true, it's MUCH more likely that it has the max miles on it! That's the percentage that the prospective buyer should play...also, with the OP adding that a lot of wear items have...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,786
Posted By Yarddog
Don't know how long you've been married, but it's...

Don't know how long you've been married, but it's one thing to get married young and grow together... and THEN get a motorcycle! If this is the case, you might be hung out to dry!

If, on the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,946
Posted By Yarddog
If it's an ex police bike, 123,000...they don't...

If it's an ex police bike, 123,000...they don't get surveyed (retired) until they have a significant number of miles on them...varies from agency to agency, but 80,000 miles is typical, or used to be...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,946
Posted By Yarddog
Build it. That's what Harleys are all about. I...

Build it. That's what Harleys are all about. I built mine exactly the way I wanted it. Not particularly hard on a Harley, despite those who would bash them!!!!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,602
Posted By Yarddog
I agree...however, I reckon it's all where ya...

I agree...however, I reckon it's all where ya come from...my first street bike was a '67 CL77, which is what the scrambler is modeled from, so it's a beautiful thang to me! I don't have any real...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,946
Posted By Yarddog
My first car was a Dauphine...the 'Screaming...

My first car was a Dauphine...the 'Screaming Yellow Zonker'! I've had two panheads, one a chopper and the other a '60 Hydraglide...my current Harley is a 'pancone'...STD panheads, panhead barrels,...
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