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Forum: The Garage 02-25-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,925
Posted By KenRocks
Good advice...I haven't been using penetrating...

Good advice...I haven't been using penetrating oil of any sort, just trying to loosen them.

Just for an update:

The brakes still had pressure, since the only reason I was messing around down...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,925
Posted By KenRocks
Oh, and the last time I was messing around with...

Oh, and the last time I was messing around with the front brakes, the little rubber covers were all rotten, so I ended up just throwing them away and forgetting to buy new ones. That might have...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,925
Posted By KenRocks
Haha...I'm really just glad to hear that others...

Haha...I'm really just glad to hear that others have broken them and I'm not completely retarded...I don't really have the most mechanical aptitude and I don't have anyone to really teach me, so I...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,925
Posted By KenRocks
Last time it also sheared off with next to no...

Last time it also sheared off with next to no force...I was kinda worried about that happening again, so I tightened them down very lightly last time. The other one opened with no problem at all...
...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,925
Posted By KenRocks
Upon further inspection, just a little more than...

Upon further inspection, just a little more than a year :)

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=621794
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,925
Posted By KenRocks
I did them both when I broke the first one...I'd...

I did them both when I broke the first one...I'd say a year or two?

(The fluid was really gross when I opened it yesterday. I might maybe need to do it more often...)
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,925
Posted By KenRocks
New brake bleed nipple?

Changed my front tire yesterday and decided to bleed/clean the front brakes while I was down there.

Went to loosen the bleed nipple on the first caliper and it snapped clean off in my...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By KenRocks
The sensor being in the sun will bias it one...

The sensor being in the sun will bias it one way...air rushing past it while you're moving will bias it another...neither will accurately measure the actual temperature of the ground, which is itself...
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,188
Posted By KenRocks
I've never actually done it before, but I ran...

I've never actually done it before, but I ran across this write-up a few days ago:

http://www.chopcult.com/forum/showthread.php?t=166&highlight=make+cables

Not sure if I'm just missing...
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By KenRocks
Dunno if you already know, but the "who is"...

Dunno if you already know, but the "who is" portion of your site makes my anti-virus freak out.

Just as an fyi...
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,397
Posted By KenRocks
Doesn't really solve any of your problems with...

Doesn't really solve any of your problems with regard to the wiring hassle/stuffing heated gear under protective gear/etc, but if I was gonna do something crazy some sort of closed loop system that...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By KenRocks
Luckily the guy I bought the bike from threw in a...

Luckily the guy I bought the bike from threw in a second engine...I'm supposed to pick it up later today.

Figure before I get any deeper into this one, I probably ought to check out the other and...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By KenRocks
Even if it did come up, are the odds good that...

Even if it did come up, are the odds good that the valve will be intact? If it came up I imagine I could always just compression test it, like I'd intended, to see if it's bent...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By KenRocks
Definitely will do. I keep telling myself...

Definitely will do.

I keep telling myself this bike is only a rat and not to spend more than I have to on it, but maybe this is just the Universe telling me to buy some replacement, go-fast parts....
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By KenRocks
Stuck valve...

I recently picked up an 81 CB750 DOHC to tinker with, and it looks like I've already found my first problem.

It'd been sitting out for a long time, and when I put it on it's side to get it out of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,566
Posted By KenRocks
My truck broke down while I was unemployed and I...

My truck broke down while I was unemployed and I was too broke/unmotivated to really do much with it at the time.

I felt the same as you, at first...just rode everywhere and appreciated how much...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 782,284
Posted By KenRocks
Wicked Haha...I'm not picky. I usually just use my one...

Haha...I'm not picky. I usually just use my one license plate for everything anyway :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 782,284
Posted By KenRocks
http://houston.craigslist.org/mcy/2601873846.html...

http://houston.craigslist.org/mcy/2601873846.html

Tempting...
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,570
Posted By KenRocks
Did the same...I have a $15-20 ebay bluetooth...

Did the same...I have a $15-20 ebay bluetooth reader and use the free version of torque. Works flawlessly.
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By KenRocks
I have a CO2 laser that (I think) is similar to...

I have a CO2 laser that (I think) is similar to what you do.

It's not advisable to vent back in...I cut plastic and plexi with mine and you can definitely see the smoke pouring through the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,658
Posted By KenRocks
Left... I'm not even sure it's really a...

Left...

I'm not even sure it's really a choice...if mine were turned right any less than full-lock, I think they'd just fall to the left anyway.
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,637
Posted By KenRocks
I meant hooked up the way it's supposed to be as...

I meant hooked up the way it's supposed to be as opposed to just straight to the battery...make sure everything between pump and battery works fine the way its hooked up.

Aside from checking all...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,304
Posted By KenRocks
Damn...wish my smugmug wasnt expired. My...

Damn...wish my smugmug wasnt expired.

My first two bikes were shadows (600 then an 1100). The (bright purple) 600 took me (got me laughed at) all over the oilfield. The 1100 got me from Houston to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,637
Posted By KenRocks
If it were me, I'd confirm the pump pumps when...

If it were me, I'd confirm the pump pumps when connected to the bike's electrical. Maybe just see if theres 12V across the pump? Fuse ok? Burned relay?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,486
Posted By KenRocks
My boss bought a mess of "cool vests" back in the...

My boss bought a mess of "cool vests" back in the day. I looked around and the closest thing I can find right now is this:

http://www.glaciertek.com/RPCM_Cooling_Vest/

They worked...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,494
Posted By KenRocks
Thats where danger comes from...

Thats where danger comes from...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,009
Posted By KenRocks
Had that problem getting the rear off of an old...

Had that problem getting the rear off of an old VT1100 like a week ago.

Have a long set of harbor freight levers...even the bead breaker on them wouldn't do it. It would just stretch the tire,...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,682
Posted By KenRocks
I wasnt responsible for making the choices, and...

I wasnt responsible for making the choices, and I'm not versed enough to know if theres a reason my company made the choices it did, but all of our trucks when I was a wrecker driver were F-250s.
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By KenRocks
Finally some good news. Found a test plug...

Finally some good news.

Found a test plug laying around today and decided to mess around some.

Plugged it into the lead for cyl 5...dead.

Swapped another wire onto cyl 5's coil...dead.
...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By KenRocks
Dunno what kind of pack it was...all I remember...

Dunno what kind of pack it was...all I remember is that it was from autozone and cost around $50.

I dont think I cheaped out and went refurb, but I wouldn't be surprised...
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By KenRocks
I was thinking it wouldnt be the coils since I...

I was thinking it wouldnt be the coils since I replaced them a few months ago...theyre also a pain to check since its a pack and not coil on plug.

Wanted to wait on messing with it since a new...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By KenRocks
Pulled injector 5, cleaned with carb spray and...

Pulled injector 5, cleaned with carb spray and swapped it with injector 4...same behavior, same cel codes. Looks like the problem didnt move with the injector so back to thr drawing board.

I guess...
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By KenRocks
If I pull it out tomorrow-ish, is there any point...

If I pull it out tomorrow-ish, is there any point in cleaning it?

I read somewhere that if they give you issues you mind as well just replace the injector, but a quick googling just now says that...
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By KenRocks
Hm... Got an old paramedics stethoscope that...

Hm...

Got an old paramedics stethoscope that I had out of the garage and checked it out some more.

All of the injectors on bank two made an identical ticktickticktick noise when I put the...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By KenRocks
Bayner: I have a coil pack, and not coil on...

Bayner: I have a coil pack, and not coil on plug...I don't think I can run a different plug off of the same coil. I can try swapping the wires, though, but I wonder if that can really be it. They're...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By KenRocks
Spark was gonna be my next thing...if I can find...

Spark was gonna be my next thing...if I can find a spare plug lying around I'll make sure that #5 is even firing.

As for fuel and compression...I have a fuel pressure gauge that I can put on the...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By KenRocks
Smoked out the intake today...only leak was from ...

Smoked out the intake today...only leak was from around the rubber boot that secures the MAF into the intake. Pushed it back in more securely and the leak stopped.

Oil dipstick was also loose in...
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By KenRocks
Hadnt thought about looking for bulletins... ...

Hadnt thought about looking for bulletins...

http://www.ford-trucks.com/tsb/tsb.php/m-FORD/d-F-150/y-2002/t-05173

That's one I'm having, but I dont know if I'm reading this right...doesnt seem...
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By KenRocks
w00t...actually got the scan tool running. ...

w00t...actually got the scan tool running.

Noticed that 2V that I was missing was about the voltage drop of a cheap LED. Like the kind one might put into one of those neato light-up fuses thats ...
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,458
Posted By KenRocks
And...more info. Used this pinout: ...

And...more info.

Used this pinout: ...
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