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Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,193
Posted By HapHazard
Other that that, they sound terrific!:lol3

Other that that, they sound terrific!:lol3
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-23-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By HapHazard
Congratulations! Super, very finished look!...

Congratulations! Super, very finished look! :thumb

Any measurements on the ground clearance, seat & peg height? How's the heft at the bars feel? (the engine seems up a ways above the axle line).
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,193
Posted By HapHazard
Maybe the Norton had more rust in it, but I used...

Maybe the Norton had more rust in it, but I used the elixir on a Corvair motor that sat for 18 years and a HD Softail that sat for 8 years, and they both freed up by rocking them in top gear. I let...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 229,384
Posted By HapHazard
+1 A friend of mine "returned" a broken pair of...

+1 A friend of mine "returned" a broken pair of pliers he found in the road. No problem.

Sears might be "circling in the bowl".
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5,201
Views: 1,038,713
Posted By HapHazard
AJ.., I like your seat plans (and past project). ...

AJ.., I like your seat plans (and past project).
Have you seen this thread?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=680757

I have to do something with my seat situation. I have a HD...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 763,805
Posted By HapHazard
2013 Leftover in Boston Area

$7499+ the usual fees

http://boston.craigslist.org/nos/mcd/4935275322.html

Get out the snow shovels Bostonians!
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3,160
Views: 637,316
Posted By HapHazard
Perhaps it soldiers on in Sweden, however here in...

Perhaps it soldiers on in Sweden, however here in 'Murica 2013 was it's curtain call.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,160
Views: 637,316
Posted By HapHazard
http://i2.wp.com/www.asphaltandrubber.com/wp-conte...

http://i2.wp.com/www.asphaltandrubber.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/2015-Suzuki-GSX-S750-USA-2.jpg?resize=635%2C423


Okay, there's a SLIGHT resemblance...:rofl

But you've got to admit, the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,160
Views: 637,316
Posted By HapHazard
I stand corrected.:lol3

I stand corrected.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3,160
Views: 637,316
Posted By HapHazard
Suzuki's on the bleeding edge, competing with the...

Suzuki's on the bleeding edge, competing with the FZ-8 that was discontinued 2 years ago.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5,201
Views: 1,038,713
Posted By HapHazard
Always the master of understatement.:lol3 I...

Always the master of understatement.:lol3

I like how you used (my favorite) Lucas-style taillight on the 350. :thumb
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 420,656
Posted By HapHazard
First, that's a really nice welding job. :thumb ...

First, that's a really nice welding job. :thumb

Second, I've used that same chock with a 650 lb Harley Softail Standard, and never thought that it needed to be narrowed... :dunno
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5,201
Views: 1,038,713
Posted By HapHazard
For Your Entertainment

I found this bike here:
http://www.jamiescustoms.com/new_vehicle_detail.asp?veh=3242&pov=3599170
It has some appeal, just from starting out as a 1200S, but I think that if you want a Kawasaki, then...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 763,805
Posted By HapHazard
Uh oh! I just remembered that the last time...

Uh oh!

I just remembered that the last time that there were deals like this on Japanese bikes, be got tariffs and 700cc bikes!:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 763,805
Posted By HapHazard
From their website: 40% Savings on this special...

From their website:
40% Savings on this special factory purchase - New 2013 Honda CB1100 - Won't last long!

http://www.hondaofcrofton.com/new_vehicle_detail.asp?veh=332503&pov=4157229
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5,201
Views: 1,038,713
Posted By HapHazard
Do it yourself, get the HD factory manual and a...

Do it yourself, get the HD factory manual and a Haynes (different views can be a help), go to HF if you need tools, watch videos, ask questions at ADVRider or XLForum if you're unsure.

Does this...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 420,656
Posted By HapHazard
Shhhh! Stealth!:wink:

Shhhh! Stealth!:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5,201
Views: 1,038,713
Posted By HapHazard
It depends on the seat - I'm 6'5" and she's 5'8"....

It depends on the seat - I'm 6'5" and she's 5'8". I also have highway pegs. The bike still handles well (unlike the Softail)
It works for us, but we're not heading for Tierra Del Fuego...:D

Oh,...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 229,384
Posted By HapHazard
A Pox on Their Epoxy!

I made the mistake of buying/using some Harbor Freight "Quick Setting Epoxy", and although I was scrupulous in matching and mixing the A & B components, it was very brittle and did not adhere well...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5,201
Views: 1,038,713
Posted By HapHazard
...and then, there's the up side!:lol3 I'd...

...and then, there's the up side!:lol3

I'd agree, especially the ability to carry a passenger. If you are normal sized human life forms, the Sportster is a good choice to ride 2-up. (MUCH better...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5,201
Views: 1,038,713
Posted By HapHazard
No need, but a wonderful opportunity.:wink:

No need, but a wonderful opportunity.:wink:
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,595
Posted By HapHazard
:lol3 Was this just after he said , "Hold my...

:lol3
Was this just after he said , "Hold my beer"?
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,595
Posted By HapHazard
I've got that table's brother on my back porch -...

I've got that table's brother on my back porch - it's developed a sway back like a 40 year old horse, and no one's even sat on it.
http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa136/gvadgabne/three-stooges.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 763,805
Posted By HapHazard
It's true that anything is possible paint-wise:...

It's true that anything is possible paint-wise: from a simple color change to a mural of a topless chick sword-fighting a dragon, your chances of getting the local body shop or MAACO-Breako to equal...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6,453
Views: 2,878,103
Posted By HapHazard
+1 Truck in front, put less used bikes back in...

+1 Truck in front, put less used bikes back in the corner.

If possible, get the compressor off the ground - the higher the better, I've run out off wall space.

It's the small stuff & supplies...
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6,453
Views: 2,878,103
Posted By HapHazard
Moar sagebrush pics NOW!:lol3

Moar sagebrush pics NOW!:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5,201
Views: 1,038,713
Posted By HapHazard
^But it's not a "CNT Racing:lol3" "Turbo...

^But it's not a "CNT Racing:lol3" "Turbo LED-III"!

("Turbo" bulb:rofl)
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 763,805
Posted By HapHazard
Must be a 2013 demo (ad says 1866 miles and $300...

Must be a 2013 demo (ad says 1866 miles and $300 freight & setup).

Still, not a bad deal at all, and maybe that dealer actually has test rides available!
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5,201
Views: 1,038,713
Posted By HapHazard
^Looks like they forgot to put the front fork...

^Looks like they forgot to put the front fork springs in.:D
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5,201
Views: 1,038,713
Posted By HapHazard
^MUCH better sans sacks.

^MUCH better sans sacks.
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 229,384
Posted By HapHazard
HF says to only use water based solvents - I've...

HF says to only use water based solvents - I've heard reports that the pumps will crap out quickly if flammable solvents are used.
I've got the 20 gallon version that has used the Simple Green HD in...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5,201
Views: 1,038,713
Posted By HapHazard
^They may be practical, but those bags just don't...

^They may be practical, but those bags just don't belong on that bike.

Otherwise, it's great!
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 420,656
Posted By HapHazard
After I've spent 2 days plowing my long driveway,...

After I've spent 2 days plowing my long driveway, shoveling all the pathways, clearing the woodpile, and cleaning off the solar panels the last thing I want to do is play in that crap.:puke1
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By HapHazard
I have to carry so many keys that it would be no...

I have to carry so many keys that it would be no advantage to eliminate one (or even three).:lol3
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 420,656
Posted By HapHazard
Put my snowplow on the truck.:puke1

Put my snowplow on the truck.:puke1
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6,453
Views: 2,878,103
Posted By HapHazard
Is that a Canyon? My Colorado's ass gets...

Is that a Canyon?

My Colorado's ass gets kicked by an empty aluminum snowmobile trailer.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,441
Posted By HapHazard
Between the moisture that burning an unvented...

Between the moisture that burning an unvented heater will produce, as well as the other less innocuous combustion by-products, a vented RV or boat heater is the way to go. Yes, it's more money, but...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By HapHazard
You've gotten a lot of good advice here. I'll add...

You've gotten a lot of good advice here. I'll add that for our "weekend" mobile home camp in New Hampshire, my father had it set up so that he could just activate the COLD water only for the cold...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,082
Posted By HapHazard
Very clever! You have my admiration! :clap ...

Very clever! You have my admiration! :clap

(Just remember not to grab the front brake!:lol3)
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 420,656
Posted By HapHazard
in Minnesota - in January?

in Minnesota - in January?
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