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Forum: The Garage 12-12-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,361
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
I have a uh... lets call it a BB gun... that puts...

I have a uh... lets call it a BB gun... that puts golf balls through 1/4" plywood on under 50psi. The pressure is largely irrelevant, its the outright total stored energy. Something based as much on...
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
They're CO2, I promise. Visually they resemble...

They're CO2, I promise. Visually they resemble the whippets used in restaurant style whipped cream dispensers.
There are also CO2 cartriges for seltzer water dispensers, these are a specific size so...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
had to remind myself which forum this is, these...

had to remind myself which forum this is, these tires weren't Z rated to begin with.

Yeah glue it up, you'll be fine. Try not to saw through too many cords with the reamer.
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,247
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
I'd love to see the 97 from the KLR crowd alone...

I'd love to see the 97 from the KLR crowd alone :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,924
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
float is stuck open. no bones about it. Either...

float is stuck open. no bones about it. Either the float itself is hung up or the viton needle has some junk caught in it or the float height setting is out of whack.

Vaguely possible the hing pin...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-03-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,157
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
Since me and the pink one are moving, I called...

Since me and the pink one are moving, I called myself out from the get-go. Packing up all my camping gear because it would be a hassle to leave it all out just for this one shin-dig. See yall for #XX...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,068
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
BUY a manual! don't worry, amazon.com won't...

BUY a manual!
don't worry, amazon.com won't scam you no matter what language you speak.
Make it your bed-time reading and in a few months you will be able to tell other people on the internet...
Forum: The Garage 12-02-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 89,860
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
router + vice = router table EM and others...

router + vice = router table

EM and others sell the KLR quick jack stand for getting the rear wheel off the ground. I find my torque wrench with the socket on the axle nut works great.
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14,791
Views: 1,576,485
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
thirded There is a spec in the book for how...

thirded

There is a spec in the book for how blown out those dogs can be and that there is pristine.


Damned if E.M. doesn't shine again, I ordered some stuff friday, here it is. G'night all,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14,791
Views: 1,576,485
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
it was someone elses, so what's to be skerrt of?...

it was someone elses, so what's to be skerrt of? :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-01-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
I have the rotor puller tools on their way in the...

I have the rotor puller tools on their way in the mail from EM, (dropped a socket down the cam chain gallery, DOH!)
If you're in no particular hurry or no one else steps up before then I'll...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
A projector is the secret trick to doing some...

A projector is the secret trick to doing some really awesome Trompe L'Oeil btw... I never have gotten around to it but always wanted to get some furniture from goodwill, paint some tricky pictures...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14,791
Views: 1,576,485
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
If you buy a spare and keep using and re-using...

If you buy a spare and keep using and re-using the old one over and over Murphey's law guarantees it will outlast the bike. Don't buy a spare and it'll snap in half the next time you install,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14,791
Views: 1,576,485
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
I've been suggesting folks get the fuji nut if...

I've been suggesting folks get the fuji nut if they honestly intend to take trips where they say, ride on the hwy to a rally, trade out their 16T for a 13T , play hard in the dirt a bunch and ride...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14,791
Views: 1,576,485
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
yup :1drink thanks for the reminder GAS GUY,...

yup :1drink

thanks for the reminder GAS GUY, my plan is to clean up the head, box it up clean and tackle the cylinder and piston in the limited work space.

Hopefully with the cylinder (with the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,605
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
nope, not even. I for one was pleased to see...

nope, not even.
I for one was pleased to see the ladies at ducati put some clothes on compared to previous years and both actually ride. Even if one is a Harley.
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,699
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
I'm not afraid to LEAVE my KLR in the woods :rofl

I'm not afraid to LEAVE my KLR in the woods :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14,791
Views: 1,576,485
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
seconded, given that I took my head off...

seconded, given that I took my head off yesterday, valves out today and starting to clean as I have time. I'm very reluctant to reassemble without addressing the root cause (OEM rings) but, as...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14,791
Views: 1,576,485
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
being as this is the KLR <--!!! thread... we're...

being as this is the KLR <--!!! thread... we're talking what? a squirt with a turkey baster into the vac tap on the intake boot? or do you think it would be better to open the side door, pull the air...
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
one wheel drive. the right side is a coaster...

one wheel drive. the right side is a coaster rather than a fixed axle.

Fixed axle is fine if its A: in loose enough dirt all the time B: its not very wide so the difference in RPM of each tire is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 79,904
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
My best friend is a recovering Guzzi head and is...

My best friend is a recovering Guzzi head and is only barely able to keep his enthusiasm for 70's British sports cars in check. Have you considered either of these hobbies? They're more than enough...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,823
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
Sticker price on a quote has a lot to do with any...

Sticker price on a quote has a lot to do with any given shop's specialty. Aerospace, medical, grinding, more specialties than I can even think of... The layman has no way to know the difference and...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,561
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
pigpen, we live in the PNWet... why do you even...

pigpen, we live in the PNWet... why do you even OWN cotton? :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-20-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
again my understanding is that KTM dealer AOR is...

again my understanding is that KTM dealer AOR is being split. Lynnwood motoplex handles EX's and SX's while ToS will be handling Dukes and RC's.

Sure, you probably COULD get parts and service at...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14,791
Views: 1,576,485
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
folks, you're all spot on. I haven't got much...

folks, you're all spot on. I haven't got much time per day but I've been digging in bit by bit and lemme tell you things are... sootier than santa on boxing day.

I'm stripped all the way down to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
the valves wear tighter as they go. A little...

the valves wear tighter as they go. A little clacker, a little more when cold is A-OK. No noise is bad noise. Check em.

Tips for plastic? tip it a few times and don't worry about the plastic.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14,791
Views: 1,576,485
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
it holds the valve open. the valve being open is...

it holds the valve open. the valve being open is what happens when the cam pushes on it. with a crumb in there its open without the cam anywhere near it. internet text posts also suck for drawing...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14,791
Views: 1,576,485
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
Here's the 3 theories I'm working with right now:...

Here's the 3 theories I'm working with right now:
That hammered lifter thing.
Carbon crumbs mashed into the valve seat.
Bent valve.

Bike has over 55k, the last 10k are mine. Botched heat treat...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14,791
Views: 1,576,485
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
back in from the cold. I was budgeting my time...

back in from the cold. I was budgeting my time from the start so I knew from the time I wanted to check the journals that I didn't have time to mess with timing, chain, etc. SOOOooo... I pulled the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14,791
Views: 1,576,485
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
how fukt am i?

Last valve inspection 9k miles ago all looked good, everything in the middle to loose end of spec.
had intermittent power loss lately, tops out at 5500rpm, about 70mph.
Fiddled with the carb, air...
Forum: The Garage 11-13-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,480
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
And remember if you're starting from scratch,...

And remember if you're starting from scratch, such as from a rebuild with the rack apart, you can save a lot of head scratching by getting very close at the bench with a BB drop sync method. Not BBs...
Forum: The Garage 11-13-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,480
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
how much do ya spend on a sync tool for a single?...

how much do ya spend on a sync tool for a single? :1drink
Us KLR folk don't have the big "bottle tool" money that some of you fancy mason jar millionaires seem to toss around. Gauges are for the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-12-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
true, its KTM street bikes and Triumph dirt...

true, its KTM street bikes and Triumph dirt bikes, who'd have imagined such a thing? (not JUST tigers though, plenty of speed this and rocket that) and don't forget Zero.

KTM, like many brands...
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
GF complained about her ancient Zegas aluminum...

GF complained about her ancient Zegas aluminum tending to corrode and leave a fine dark colored grime on everything so she put drawer liner. Like wall paper but a bit stouter and easier to wipe...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-10-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
"welcome to the neighborhood" party at SUB...

"welcome to the neighborhood" party at SUB wednesday FYI
Forum: The Garage 11-08-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 405,667
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
they prolly do, and I'm sure Eagle mike makes a...

they prolly do, and I'm sure Eagle mike makes a better one for half the price, or a generic one from motion pro for twice the price. I learned it on a straight four with only two valves per cylinder....
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 35,148
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
two bits of freeze dried wisdom from years of...

two bits of freeze dried wisdom from years of backpacking
"nobody makes a bad chili mac"
"nobody makes good eggs"

I have a soft spot for Backpacker's Pantry cold noodle salad for lunch or half...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 31,404
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
sell it and buy half a dozen KLRs... you need one...

sell it and buy half a dozen KLRs... you need one to ride while 2 are broke and have 3 parts bikes. but you'll have plenty of money left over for matching milk crates all around. They're, if nothing...
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 405,667
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
what can I say, we're zip-tie wizards! Forgot...

what can I say, we're zip-tie wizards!
Forgot to mention the main advantage of the technique (beyond just frugality) is not taking the timing apart so ya don't have to put it back.
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14,791
Views: 1,576,485
Posted By EmBeeZedEx
jack stands? you fancy huh? I just use milk...

jack stands? you fancy huh? I just use milk crates stacked two high...
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