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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-21-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 160,842
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
Nitrous? Standard? Awesome. :clap ...

Nitrous? Standard?


Awesome. :clap


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-21-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 160,842
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
Hah! You know nothing. You didn't even mention...

Hah! You know nothing. You didn't even mention the supercharger.


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Forum: The Garage 04-22-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,906
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
I'm gonna' go with this ^^^ guess. These mowers...

I'm gonna' go with this ^^^ guess. These mowers are very easy...VERY EASY...to overfill, by a bunch.


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Forum: The Garage 03-09-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
bb, I just ran mine (7.50-16) down to...

bb,


I just ran mine (7.50-16) down to Discount Tire. I was in-&-out in about ten minutes. One of the reasons I wanted the tire completely off the rim is that I run through a lotta' Mesquite...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-23-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,038
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
:drif .

:drif


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-23-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,038
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
There's one REALLY old guy, who keeps breaking...

There's one REALLY old guy, who keeps breaking 'em. I can't recall his name.

At his age, though, it's probably "operator error".





P.S.- I think he just had a birthday...as if he...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-14-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 28,139
Views: 5,646,676
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
Happy Birthday, Chief!...from a fellow Scorpio. ...

Happy Birthday, Chief!...from a fellow Scorpio.

I hope you have a great one, and many more.


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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-30-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,904
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
Today (10-30-14), at about 10:00 PM... ...

Today (10-30-14), at about 10:00 PM...


I-35 North, between Devine and San Antonio...

There were four bikes. I made two for BMW's, and one for a Ducati Multi. You FF's were hauling ass....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 69,298
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
The ST is no diamond in the "lower RPM range",...

The ST is no diamond in the "lower RPM range", either. In fact, just off the clutch, it is the worst bike I have ever owned. What your right hand is communicating to the bike, and what the bike is...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,759
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
My '03 ElectraGlide was just a standard 88". ...

My '03 ElectraGlide was just a standard 88".


I believe there were some years when the standard retail offerings were equipped with a 96" (stroked 88"), and the Police offerings with a 103"...
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
A trailer can be over 10K GVWR, as long as the...

A trailer can be over 10K GVWR, as long as the combo doesn't weigh over 26K, or isn't rated over 26K.

There are many exclusion for RV's...which cracks me up.


A 26yo man, in the prime of...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
If you're lifting on dirt, you may be a little...

If you're lifting on dirt, you may be a little overloaded... :rofl



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Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
I can't believe nobody's mentioned "Keyboard". ...

I can't believe nobody's mentioned "Keyboard".


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-07-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28,139
Views: 5,646,676
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
Thanks, man. I am hoping I'll earn a...

Thanks, man.

I am hoping I'll earn a little "Extra Credit", in the Good Karma Department, for it. :D


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-07-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 28,139
Views: 5,646,676
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
I wish I could ride it more...Believe me....

I wish I could ride it more...Believe me. However, two years ago, I inherited a 72-year-old woman, with dementia. So, I ride it to my paying job, and then ride it home, to my "volunteer" work....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-07-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28,139
Views: 5,646,676
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
My bike has been real hard to start, lately. It...

My bike has been real hard to start, lately. It takes a few seconds of cranking to get it going. And, it appears that the "ABS" light is flickering, during this process.

From the sound, it...
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
http://i929.photobucket.com/albums/ad134/WARRIORPR...

http://i929.photobucket.com/albums/ad134/WARRIORPRINCEJJ/JM001_zpsf5e9a216.jpg (http://s929.photobucket.com/user/WARRIORPRINCEJJ/media/JM001_zpsf5e9a216.jpg.html)
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
That's not the reason. My truck has 3.73 gears. ...

That's not the reason. My truck has 3.73 gears. The same truck, offered with the 4.10 gear option, has a GCWR of 30000.

You see that kinda' numbers jockeying with trailers...not so much with...
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
Texas used to be pretty well-known for this...

Texas used to be pretty well-known for this kinda' stuff.

I always got a kick outta' "Texas Edition" trucks, and wondered if they truly met-up to Texas' standards...meaning that someone would...
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
I think that says a lot more about the...

I think that says a lot more about the demographic who purchase said machines...more dollars than sense.


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Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
***INTERMISSION*** (Turn-up your volume.)

<MARQUEE>Get Some!!! :lol3</MARQUEE>

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Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
:eek1 Nice. :thumb .

:eek1


Nice. :thumb


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Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
As far as I know, GCWR pertains to the truck, and...

As far as I know, GCWR pertains to the truck, and has nothing to do with bumper-pull or gooseneck. Bumper-pull versus gooseneck only comes-into play when you're talking about manufacturer's Trailer...
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
Great post. Thanks to everyone. As I...

Great post.


Thanks to everyone. As I posted before, this thread wasn't, necessarily, about towing. It just kinda' went down that path. I have a knack for turning any thread into a truck or...
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,004
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
If I hadn't read your second post, I'd be...

If I hadn't read your second post, I'd be throwing "track bar" in the mix, right off the bat. Once the bushings go, they get a lotta' play.

Any play in the steering box? I know you're a truck...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
Yeah, I know. That's why I added the ":lol3". ...

Yeah, I know. That's why I added the ":lol3".


I don't mess with other folks' healthy existences. My own?...maybe. But, other folks?...No. So, I definitely know better than to run-about grossly...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
Man, I was in love with your post, even before...

Man, I was in love with your post, even before you added the edit. The info you shared is awesome to a truck guy.


If I remember correctly, from ordering trucks back then, the chassis you're...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
Actually, I think 2 SPOT is correct...D4's run in...

Actually, I think 2 SPOT is correct...D4's run in the 10K to 11K range.


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Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
And, there it is...the ENTIRE reason for this...

And, there it is...the ENTIRE reason for this thread. It really does take someone who hauls to understand the concept.


For anyone who might have interest in this thread, besides me, here it...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
You were posting as I was typing. Yes,...

You were posting as I was typing.


Yes, you are correct, I am familiar with the tow vehicle being unweighted, and the trailer's design element of weighting the ramps. However (at least when...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
A Cat D4 probably weighs in the neighborhood of...

A Cat D4 probably weighs in the neighborhood of 10K to 11K pounds. That trailer (conservatively) is in the neighborhood of 7K pounds. So, let's just "conservatively" say that Cat/trailer combo are in...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
...except that the payload is so heavy, that it's...

...except that the payload is so heavy, that it's lifting the tow vehicle off the ground, while loading.



And, to answer your earlier question (that you deleted), "yes", I have over 25 years...
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
Great post, mneal! Actually, you were the guy I...

Great post, mneal! Actually, you were the guy I was hoping would see this thread, when I posted it. Thanks. :thumb

Factor of safety and luck, huh? :rofl

I've been around Rednecks most of my...
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
It took me about .003 seconds to find a good...

It took me about .003 seconds to find a good YouTube vid.

You don't have to watch the whole thing. But, check-out the ass-end of the truck, after about 0.04, and then watch the rear truck tires...
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,255
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
For the Engineers (and Lawyers)...

I've always wanted to ask this, and ADV seems like the perfect spot.


Everything has a rating. For instance, my truck tires are rated at 3042 pounds, at max pressure. My truck has a 26,000#...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-11-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,568
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
Y'all rang? .

Y'all rang?


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-09-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,489
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
...and as exciting as a clothes dryer. :deal ...

...and as exciting as a clothes dryer. :deal


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Forum: Vendors 08-24-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,687
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
+1 I always felt better knowing mine...

+1


I always felt better knowing mine was there...


http://i929.photobucket.com/albums/ad134/WARRIORPRINCEJJ/P22404472-1.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 08-17-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,355
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
There are many ways (uShip, Regionals,...

There are many ways (uShip, Regionals, Craigslist, Flea Market, Thrifty Nickle [if y'all have that], etc.) to find a trucker or hot shot outfit, who will be running a load to your area, from around...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,583
Posted By WARRIORPRINCEJJ
Thanks for the great suggestions, guys. I just...

Thanks for the great suggestions, guys. I just decided to go with the easiest solution (for now).

Is it bullet or bomb proof? No.

But, it will resist some tampering. And, that's good enough...
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