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Forum: Face plant 09-19-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,587
Posted By matey peeps
My fifth-grade teacher's son lost his life...

My fifth-grade teacher's son lost his life exiting a farmer's field at high speed on his dirtbike, wire caught him in the neck. Glad it didn't end that way for you.
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,786
Posted By matey peeps
The instructions usually specify wiring it into...

The instructions usually specify wiring it into the high beam, so if you don't want to use it you just select low beam.
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By matey peeps
No reason why you couldn't, but something that...

No reason why you couldn't, but something that long hanging off the square drive would change the length of the lever. There's a pretty simple formula for figuring actual vs. indicated torque with...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,491
Posted By matey peeps
I rather miss ole Gus. ...

I rather miss ole Gus.
http://matey-peeps.smugmug.com/Other/monument-rawks/i-Jx52Dbj/0/L/keyhole5-L.jpg

And the old skool adv I really miss....
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,541
Posted By matey peeps
Epoxy or a 2-part urethane bumper repair glue...

Epoxy or a 2-part urethane bumper repair glue :evil
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By matey peeps
Pics?

Pics?
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By matey peeps
Most Japanese OE rear shocks are not rebuildable,...

Most Japanese OE rear shocks are not rebuildable, but if they have flats for a wrench then may be. It's not a terribly complex process, but you do need some special tools. It's just a matter of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,591
Posted By matey peeps
I'm all ears. :ear as I have: ...

I'm all ears. :ear as I have:
http://matey-peeps.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/CT125/i-MJZtqv4/0/M/20130801_120258-L.jpg
AND!...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By matey peeps
Vampire splices, and I most definitely agree.

Vampire splices, and I most definitely agree.
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By matey peeps
I used to be a proponent of stabilizing fuel then...

I used to be a proponent of stabilizing fuel then storing the machine, but as you're experiencing, gas today is crap. Drain the carbs (which you will have to remove and clean later - there's no...
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,851
Posted By matey peeps
Mmmm hmmmm :eek1 Edit: holy huge photo batman! ...

Mmmm hmmmm :eek1
Edit: holy huge photo batman!

Click here. (http://montezumamfg.com/uploaded_files/images/products/l_8b86da1d399614365304ac6336de8a11IM350R-tray-open-tools.jpg)
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,851
Posted By matey peeps
There certainly is, most of those pegs are...

There certainly is, most of those pegs are probably 2-1/2" long. I've only got one on each as I just keep my big wrenches up there.
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,851
Posted By matey peeps
This is actually mine, and after owning it 5...

This is actually mine, and after owning it 5 years I can't think how I ever got along without it. I think it was $350 when I got it but so well spent....
Forum: The Garage 07-15-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,851
Posted By matey peeps
I've got one of these Montezuma Mfg 26" Crossover...

I've got one of these Montezuma Mfg 26" Crossover top boxes (http://montezumamfg.com/store/product/26quot-portable-top-chest-im350br/) - not exactly cheap, but before all my sockets lived in about 8...
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6,085
Views: 2,663,705
Posted By matey peeps
Sorry for the crummy cell pic but: ...

Sorry for the crummy cell pic but:
http://matey-peeps.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/i-JBFxN4S/0/XL/20140711_145925-XL.jpg
:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By matey peeps
Any dealer with a Western Power Sports catalog...

Any dealer with a Western Power Sports catalog can get you a 19x22 mm hex adapter for $10. And it's steel!
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,203
Posted By matey peeps
I'm a professional wrench-bender and virtually...

I'm a professional wrench-bender and virtually all my chrome sockets are Craftsman, and I have a lot of Kobalt stuff too. Either have been great when I've needed something replaced under warranty.
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,557
Posted By matey peeps
I had something like that back in the day, I used...

I had something like that back in the day, I used an old table base from a Pizza Hut that closed up and bolted a 13" wheel to it. It's amazing how much more effective getting the work up to waist...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By matey peeps
I have a TwinMax and it's easy to use and small...

I have a TwinMax and it's easy to use and small to store. My shop has a Vacuummate and it's awesome and really full featured (and $800). For occasional home use, I'd give that instructables link a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By matey peeps
I'm not familiar with the model you have but...

I'm not familiar with the model you have but setting the engine at tdc-compression is a good place to start. To do this, you'll need to be able to watch your intake valve as you turn the engine over...
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By matey peeps
Beat me to it :freaky A cranking compression...

Beat me to it :freaky A cranking compression test is going to tell you lots.
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By matey peeps
Air gap on the trigger coil? Could you try to...

Air gap on the trigger coil? Could you try to get a cdi box from a known-good machine?
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By matey peeps
The KZ3 code tends to indicate CR motocrossers,...

The KZ3 code tends to indicate CR motocrossers, all Honda part numbers have a code like that in them that tells you the general use of the part.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14,984
Views: 2,221,998
Posted By matey peeps
Wtb: touring bike I imagine an 80s-90s Yamaha...

Wtb: touring bike
I imagine an 80s-90s Yamaha Venture, derelict, needing work. I'm getting married soon and don't have a lot to spend but would like to take my bride on a tour of places that were...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14,984
Views: 2,221,998
Posted By matey peeps
Got my CBR1000RR streetfighter up for sale...

Got my CBR1000RR streetfighter up for sale (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21622675#post21622675) :beer
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By matey peeps
Intake air leak? Maybe a cracked boot that opens...

Intake air leak? Maybe a cracked boot that opens when warmed.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,265
Posted By matey peeps
New battery, clean the carbs, fresh gas, oil...

New battery, clean the carbs, fresh gas, oil change, and I bet you could ride the wheels off it with not a whole lot of work.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-03-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,140
Posted By matey peeps
You bet they can. A slightly higher than spec...

You bet they can. A slightly higher than spec resistance level in one of the coils can get even higher with as temp increases, disabling it. Vibes can effect them too. Crummy connections and bad...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By matey peeps
Ya shouldn't be probing those females with your...

Ya shouldn't be probing those females with your big ole sticks :evil At a minimum get some fine wire and use alligator clips on your probes. Sears has a pretty decent selection of Flukes and...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,794
Posted By matey peeps
:clap

:clap
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By matey peeps
Use H-D fluids and filters, it just makes life...

Use H-D fluids and filters, it just makes life easier. Also get the gasket kit that goes along with the service, will include the quad ring for the derby cover and o-rings for the drain plugs. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By matey peeps
Can you move the brake arm a spline or two on the...

Can you move the brake arm a spline or two on the shaft?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14,984
Views: 2,221,998
Posted By matey peeps
DIBS! PM coming your way :freaky

DIBS! PM coming your way :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By matey peeps
Maybe a little teflon tape around the threads of...

Maybe a little teflon tape around the threads of the bleeder screw?
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,523
Posted By matey peeps
I'm a pro mechanic (and Kansas boy) and have the...

I'm a pro mechanic (and Kansas boy) and have the 26" crossover top box on their 56" roller cab that are used all day, every day. I am a huge fan and would absolutely recommend them. The sole...
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By matey peeps
Just a guess, but as you're turning the engine in...

Just a guess, but as you're turning the engine in its direction of rotation the first two are likely the full advance marks and the last would be TDC. Perhaps.
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By matey peeps
Thanks for looking for that GM. I'll do more...

Thanks for looking for that GM. I'll do more digging at work and if all else fails I'll call my guy at Honda. Frustrating.
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,204
Posted By matey peeps
Word.

Word.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,701
Views: 293,693
Posted By matey peeps
I have a 3x Kilimanjaro that is muuuuuuuch too...

I have a 3x Kilimanjaro that is muuuuuuuch too big for me. Sand/black, and a little grungy (adv cred) but new a year or two ago, low miles. Located in Laramie, bring me two six packs of Dale's Pale...
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By matey peeps
Anybody have the Clymer 100-350cc OHC singles book?

For a Honda, can't edit the thread title. Whoopsie. Trying to find out how much fork oil goes in each leg of my 1977 CT125. Yes I'm a Honda mechanic, and no we don't have the proper literature I...
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