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Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By nbsdave
sounds to me like holkster summed it up pretty...

sounds to me like holkster summed it up pretty well
a monolithic pour will work also-the key to all slabs is compaction of the ground under the concrete-insist on compaction
I recommend a vapor...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4,759
Views: 965,205
Posted By nbsdave
great rig! there is a ton of info on front...

great rig!
there is a ton of info on front suspension for tugs, try the hack section here
or any of several sites that are sidecar specific http://www.simplysidecars.co.uk/fittingguide.html or...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By nbsdave
In the owners manual, Suzuki says to use kerosene...

In the owners manual, Suzuki says to use kerosene to clean the chain.
I wonder if diesel could be used instead-easier to find?
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,432
Posted By nbsdave
have learned something here not to hijack the...

have learned something here
not to hijack the thread but this antenna stuff ties to my goal of dropping cable, getting locals off air, and using the internet connection for cable shows.
Mt...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,031
Posted By nbsdave
formotion-not ever

Got a Formotion clock and thermometer from my daughter last Christmas.
Had them on a couple bikes a few years ago so I knew they were a decent product.
The second hand came off the clock. I...
Forum: Hacks 11-16-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,824
Posted By nbsdave
I certainly think the rig would be welcome on any...

I certainly think the rig would be welcome on any road.
I would suggest finding a suitable spot to mount a display rack for the biscotti sales which will be in demand as an adjunct to the coffee.
...
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,812
Posted By nbsdave
looks like maybe 4 or 4 loads of crushed rock...

looks like maybe 4 or 4 loads of crushed rock would do the trick, troidus is right-a truckload is 18-20 tons, don't know your area prices. After you get the rock it will have to be graded so 3-4 hrs...
Forum: The Garage 11-13-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,812
Posted By nbsdave
Bags of premix will work well as rip-rap but not...

Bags of premix will work well as rip-rap but not where they will get traffic.
Bags are used very often for bank support and erosion control around head walls and culvert ends just placed where...
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By nbsdave
are you saying a plaid jacket and striped pants? ...

are you saying a plaid jacket and striped pants?
watch for the fashion police
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,640
Posted By nbsdave
Not apropos to boxers, not too many have oil in...

Not apropos to boxers, not too many have oil in their boxers.
Or maybe they do-never mind, I don't want to know.
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,255
Posted By nbsdave
I don't get where you got "V4". The article...

I don't get where you got "V4".
The article states "inline 4"
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By nbsdave
not a bit serious I was actually thinking left...

not a bit serious
I was actually thinking left over Halloween glow sticks,
they'll be on sale sat.
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By nbsdave
so do you use a battery tender for the 12V power...

so do you use a battery tender for the 12V power source and keep the battery under a bush?

actually am now leaning toward low voltage for my application, next to find 110 for the transformer...
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,392
Posted By nbsdave
+1 start shopping

+1
start shopping
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By nbsdave
Solar yard lights

Looking for good quality solar garden/path lights.
Recently got a set of 8 at a home supply store, They are nice and bright-when they work,
Some don't get sunlight more than 5 hrs. a day so every...
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,638
Posted By nbsdave
before generators got so necessary in home...

before generators got so necessary in home construction, there were several trades around here who used inverters for framing and a lot of other work
always connected and 110 was run to a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4,759
Views: 965,205
Posted By nbsdave
+1 good windshield, fairly easy install, looks...

+1
good windshield, fairly easy install, looks very good on the bike and sometimes new on ebay at good prices
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By nbsdave
what are we talking about, painting, molding,...

what are we talking about, painting, molding, flooring?
Forum: The Garage 10-01-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By nbsdave
a very important tip it is easy to bend the...

a very important tip
it is easy to bend the tab on the float when installing a new float needle,
or just taking it out and reinstalling
float height accounts for up to 25% of proper fuel flow
...
Forum: Hacks 09-22-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3,815
Views: 650,269
Posted By nbsdave
velorex in Bradenton, FL

doesn't look too bad
http://sarasota.craigslist.org/mpo/4679357501.html
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,323
Posted By nbsdave
now they look good hardly a reverse trike...

now they look good
hardly a reverse trike though
but they have to be a whole lot of fun
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,310
Posted By nbsdave
actually the Florida Lemon Law provides for...

actually the Florida Lemon Law provides for reimbursement of those items as well as costs of any options you may have added after purchase.
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,323
Posted By nbsdave
there is a point, really. an open mind would...

there is a point, really.
an open mind would understand
Forum: Hacks 09-06-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,912
Posted By nbsdave
had to do a search on the cb900c 10 speed never...

had to do a search on the cb900c 10 speed
never knew that before, seems it isn't 1 thru 5 then 6 thru 10 in actual operation. saw references to 84 or 89 or 95 hp
now I need to see one, sounds...
Forum: Hacks 09-04-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By nbsdave
they have two models on ebay. The "euro" is...

they have two models on ebay. The "euro" is interesting.
I would think the ad would at least tell what it's made out of and dimensions and show a pic of the "universal mounting kit" they also offer....
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,323
Posted By nbsdave
thanks ETC it's your design that interests me ...

thanks ETC
it's your design that interests me
I'm a little surprised there haven't been more comments on reverse trikes.
I think they offer a lot.
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,323
Posted By nbsdave
interesting thought davidj, can't agree though ...

interesting thought davidj, can't agree though
they make zero sense to me having car type controls and seating
fun? I'm sure-just look at them
would I like to drive one, yep. Would I buy...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,323
Posted By nbsdave
reverse trike?

Now Polaris has one as does Can Am, plus a handful of specialty builders.
Just wondering what people think about them. The Polaris is not much like a motorcycle to me and the Can Am, while ok,...
Forum: Hacks 08-30-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,695
Posted By nbsdave
can you share a source for it?

can you share a source for it?
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 101,492
Posted By nbsdave
well at least it looks darn good seems there is...

well at least it looks darn good
seems there is a reflash the dealer can do that will fix the off idle stumble
ask, it only takes 15 min to do it
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,877
Posted By nbsdave
good stuff in the article not sure we all need...

good stuff in the article
not sure we all need heated grips though
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 474,130
Posted By nbsdave
you made the right decision for you better to...

you made the right decision for you
better to not have one than spend too much time complaining about one
I doubt the "for real" R-75 would work for you either. If you're set on a sidecar rig there...
Forum: Hacks 08-11-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3,815
Views: 650,269
Posted By nbsdave
more like 30K of mis-spent build costs 28K...

more like 30K of mis-spent build costs
28K would even be a stretch but closer to what it should have cost
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 101,492
Posted By nbsdave
very sharp, I like those and even the M50 is not...

very sharp, I like those and even the M50 is not bad
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Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,882
Posted By nbsdave
fantastic and under rated bike 2 up? not much...

fantastic and under rated bike
2 up? not much room, unless your passenger is on the way small side
likely OK for short trips but 2+ hrs. 2 up-she will not be comfy
Forum: Hacks 07-26-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 474,130
Posted By nbsdave
your gut is right kickstarting is relatively...

your gut is right
kickstarting is relatively easy, I can start mine with my right arm pushing it
sounds like your sales guy is less than intelligent about the products he sells
many Ural parts are...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,359
Posted By nbsdave
I lean toward the 1250. Great engine and many...

I lean toward the 1250.
Great engine and many are out there with a lot of miles.
Good aftermarket for stuff from bags to bars, and more.
The way it pulls from 2500 and up will make you smile every...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,986
Posted By nbsdave
I think that's the 2012 price, and they were...

I think that's the 2012 price, and they were high-but not unchanged since debut
the local dealer has a 2012 with 35 miles, he wants an offer
I bet 13 thou would take it

at the other end of the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,332
Posted By nbsdave
doesn't look bad at all from here actually...

doesn't look bad at all from here
actually kinda cool
good luck with what's ahead
might look into baffles for the pipes or case lots of ear plugs for the neighbors
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By nbsdave
a "last chance date" sounds good but if you...

a "last chance date" sounds good
but if you never even tried to find the guy?
very possible the buyer is gone from this world, but a little effort to find him wouldn't hurt-a whole year?
and why...
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