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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 1,241,212
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Not sure what you're looking for but, the whole...

Not sure what you're looking for but, the whole leg would fit inside of a 31" box. That's the highest point on the fork cap to the bottom of the casting on the axle boss.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-17-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,580
Posted By Donkey Hotey
:lol3 There is no original subject. Our OP...

:lol3

There is no original subject. Our OP posted this thread and hasn't come back since. Pushing submit was his last activity on the forum.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-17-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,580
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Where does it say ANY of that in ANY Buell or any...

Where does it say ANY of that in ANY Buell or any other manufacturer's documentation? I'm not climbing out of bed to get it but, I'm positive the books all say to have the VIN with you when you order...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-16-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,580
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Are you trying to say that your own bike isn't a...

Are you trying to say that your own bike isn't a 2010 model?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-16-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,580
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Picture of WHAT you fucking moron? THIS is what...

Picture of WHAT you fucking moron? THIS is what you posted:


Then you post a picture of your own VIN:

No, you don't have a 2009, you have a 2010 that was manufactured during 2009. Look in your...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-14-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,580
Posted By Donkey Hotey
He just wants to argue about the production date,...

He just wants to argue about the production date, versus the model year. He's going to tuck his balls between his legs, pinch his nipples, and dance around over his internet victory, because no...
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,738
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Yes, except he just posted this: If the raw...

Yes, except he just posted this:

If the raw motor was showing evidence of jerky motion, it's not anything to do with the machine's mechanics.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-14-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,580
Posted By Donkey Hotey
God you're an annoying and misinformed moron....

God you're an annoying and misinformed moron. Tell you what: Excelsior Henderson made only two model years of motorcycles--1999 and 2000. They shut down the production line in December 1999. How did...
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,762
Posted By Donkey Hotey
More interesting stuff. The Chinese one draws...

More interesting stuff. The Chinese one draws more while turned off than the Mitutoyo does turned on? Man, that's a piece of work. It might be time to start looking for nice calipers.


I can read...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,762
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Hmmm and double-hmmm. I bought 20 Duracell brand...

Hmmm and double-hmmm. I bought 20 Duracell brand but, they are indeed silver oxide. Thanks for clarifying that. I understand a bit more about them now.

The batteries HF sells are also silver oxide...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,762
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Hmmm...is THAT why buying real Duracell or...

Hmmm...is THAT why buying real Duracell or Energizers makes them last ten times longer? I groaned when I read your post because I just bought another 20 Duracells on Ebay and worried I bought the...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,738
Posted By Donkey Hotey
It's just a machine. If you're really at the end...

It's just a machine. If you're really at the end of what your technician can do effectively, I'd probably pull all the way covers and start a little experimenting of you own.

Maybe pull each axis...
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,738
Posted By Donkey Hotey
They sold the forum? Man, I miss everything. I've...

They sold the forum? Man, I miss everything. I've got 1600 posts over there but, apparently haven't logged in for two years. :huh

Edit: I see that Geof has spoken. That may as well have been...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,738
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Well, then give CNC Zone a try. Lots of smart...

Well, then give CNC Zone a try. Lots of smart guys over there and a couple of guys from the factory monitor the forums.

http://www.cnczone.com/forums/haas-mills/

If you're not new to this then...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,738
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Hey, he got two identical votes. That's got to be...

Hey, he got two identical votes. That's got to be worth something. :freaky
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,738
Posted By Donkey Hotey
That could be a whole bunch of things. Your HFO...

That could be a whole bunch of things. Your HFO should be helping you out. First off: cutters matter. Some endmills won't side-finish to save their lives. Same with floor finish. Some just don't like...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,738
Posted By Donkey Hotey
I just looked up a used shrink-fit machine on...

I just looked up a used shrink-fit machine on Ebay. For a moderate sized one like you're describing, it requires 440V 16A electrical service. Yeah, no 440 three-phase here. :lol3

3/4" would be...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,738
Posted By Donkey Hotey
I wish. The issue for the shrink fit machines is...

I wish. The issue for the shrink fit machines is getting a big enough one so getting the tools in and out isn't a problem. The entry cost of buying the machine and the dedicated holders is what has...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 128,083
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Well, look at it this way: you're putting in new...

Well, look at it this way: you're putting in new parts and you're basically zero-timing the engine and other parts. So the person who gets to wear out all those new parts is you. The sad truth is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 128,083
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Congrats on finding that. My guess? Take a look...

Congrats on finding that. My guess? Take a look at the crank main bearings and see how they are. I'll bet that was what caused that engine tear-down. Common LC4 problem. Not a huge deal but, upon...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,738
Posted By Donkey Hotey
I've been fully immersed into CNC, tooling, etc,...

I've been fully immersed into CNC, tooling, etc, for 11 years. I'm a R&D design engineer and we build our own prototypes. I bought two Haas machines ten years ago, then spec'd three more for work...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,738
Posted By Donkey Hotey
I am about five years from needing an industrial...

I am about five years from needing an industrial space so I ask and absorb everything I can from anybody willing to share the information. Just like you, I've been looking at business locations,...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,738
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Just so you're aware, single-phase / three-phase...

Just so you're aware, single-phase / three-phase is standard, not some optional feature. Quite a few of their machines simply have such low power demands that they will run on either flavor of power....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-09-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 126,825
Posted By Donkey Hotey
OK, I'm not sure which boots you're talking about...

OK, I'm not sure which boots you're talking about now. I was talking about the frame boot for the 650 Elefant airbox. I don't need one. I just figured if they needed a minimum buy, I'd jump in.

If...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-02-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15,790
Views: 874,459
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Damn, dude! You're an animal! That is a lot of...

Damn, dude! You're an animal! That is a lot of work in a short time.
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 295,290
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Actually, I've got 23 posts in this thread. I was...

Actually, I've got 23 posts in this thread. I was an optimist in the early stages, now that I've seen one, not so much. Those posts are in the thread too. You're behaving like a complete Harley...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 295,290
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Yeah, I know what you mean. When they get that...

Yeah, I know what you mean. When they get that wide, it's tough to line them up with the narrow rails on the trailer. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,443
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Nah, man, it's just getting legs! Happier...

Nah, man, it's just getting legs!

Happier times:

http://pics.pof.com/dating/291/38/3ipsfms0la402muz51wjp31yk476064087.2.jpg
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-28-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,861
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Damn, that's a lot of rake for a sportbike! :lol3

Damn, that's a lot of rake for a sportbike! :lol3
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,040
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Do you know if this is a two or four post model?...

Do you know if this is a two or four post model? That company shows both on their website.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-24-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,861
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Even a halfway decent machinist should be able to...

Even a halfway decent machinist should be able to get those bleeders out. Get new bleeder screws so they have something to reference for dimensions. Usually, the nose of the bleeder screw is the same...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-23-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,861
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Man, it's times like this that I am grateful that...

Man, it's times like this that I am grateful that most bikes like that find somebody OTHER than me. I couldn't have walked away but, I would also regret it once it was home. I'm sure you understand....
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,443
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Did Brad tell you to buy a DR650? What did you do...

Did Brad tell you to buy a DR650? What did you do with the Sportster?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-17-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,911
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Wow, your brother had exceptional taste in bikes....

Wow, your brother had exceptional taste in bikes. I suppose nobody has to tell you that the Guzzi Daytona is not just any old Guzzi sport--that's the overhead cam engine. Very cool bike. The Penton...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-17-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,911
Posted By Donkey Hotey
My guess would be that your brother bought those...

My guess would be that your brother bought those parts to either convert a standard LC4 that he has/had or you have an LC4 sitting around there in parts. Based on the clear windscreen, those parts...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-17-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,911
Posted By Donkey Hotey
That's the right mold but not this tank. The...

That's the right mold but not this tank. The rally tank is molded orange polyethylene (like all the dirtbikes, fenders etc). They come from the same mold but arent the same. The OP's tank is orange...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-16-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 126,825
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Well, the coupling on mine is still soft but, if...

Well, the coupling on mine is still soft but, if you're looking for paying volunteers, I'm in for one if a group order becomes possible. Heck, I'll take two, just to have a spare.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-16-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,911
Posted By Donkey Hotey
Painted tank. That's from a 1997-1998 KTM 620...

Painted tank. That's from a 1997-1998 KTM 620 Adventure. It should also fit the 1999-2000 640 Adventure, though the paint color is wrong (they had blue tanks). As already mentioned, the later 640 had...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-16-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 126,825
Posted By Donkey Hotey
I would just use a length of innertube and hose...

I would just use a length of innertube and hose clamps. Probably a lot cheaper than having a limited run made. It's just a sealed coupling and doesn't have to handle any unusual loads or mounting...
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,009
Posted By Donkey Hotey
MSC Industrial has eight different hand taps in...

MSC Industrial has eight different hand taps in 3/8-32 and one spiral-point machine tap (for CNC rigid tapping). Not THAT unusual if all of those are commonly available.
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