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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Is there a 'semi-hardening' grade of either...

Is there a 'semi-hardening' grade of either loctite or threebond someone can give me the number for? I haven't caught on to the numbering systems yet.
Forum: The Garage 09-17-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Every time I hear about a loctite product, I...

Every time I hear about a loctite product, I think of a thread locker type of liquid and get scared off. But this seems pretty convincing. So there's a gasket making type of caulk-like consistency...
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
See my previous post, #2 for more info.

See my previous post, #2 for more info.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 75,542
Views: 7,989,338
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
For a nice professional looking set of pannier...

For a nice professional looking set of pannier racks, I like the Br Moto pannier loops, sold on the BR Moto website. They are the mini side frames that you am weld braces to. It's got a nice clean...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I found threebond 1184 while looking at yamabond,...

I found threebond 1184 while looking at yamabond, but yes, the 4 being 'semi-drying' looks like the one. Thanks for the info.
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I refer to my cheap, effective, and proven method...

I refer to my cheap, effective, and proven method as Ghetto Machining, when a lathe was needed but not available. My only concern whether it was stainless or zinc plated mild steel was rust.. There...
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I hope it is actually stainless as you said not...

I hope it is actually stainless as you said not zinc plated as the one in the link. What I usually do in that situation is get it into a drill and take a file to it. That's a little faster than...
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
The different grades of Yama Bond

I am interested in using one of the grades of yamabond on a top end job for my XT600. It will get used at the case split facing the base gasket, and probably also the rocker box cover. I'm faced with...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I've got a head bock with a dropped valve seat...

I've got a head bock with a dropped valve seat kicking around the garage I'll measure when I get there, for comparison. I remember the carb stats now that Bruce mentions it.

NOTE: I discovered the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I had an '83, and it has a 5th valve in the head...

I had an '83, and it has a 5th valve in the head for decompression. If you can get an 84, go for that, but it's going to be about whatever is out there for sale, whatever you can find. And also...
Forum: The Garage 08-31-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 363,837
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Wicked I was totally about to post the same thing last...

I was totally about to post the same thing last night, that this thread has turned into a grilling and smoking thread lately. It just makes me hungry to read it now. Who knew eating at a metal shop...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I got the 5 digit one apart. Seems the melted in...

I got the 5 digit one apart. Seems the melted in spline was a brass barr that presses onto a recessed shaft. The gauge face cleaned up with a damp paper towel without any smudging. The trip meter...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Thanks for that last post, that's the kind of...

Thanks for that last post, that's the kind of mindset I have about it. I just googled speedo shop Portland and called the first shop that looked reputable that came up.

The guy there was really...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 363,837
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Whoa! Kirk's panniers branded bottle openers! I...

Whoa! Kirk's panniers branded bottle openers! I missed that up until now!
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 363,837
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I can't wait until our next fab session! I may...

I can't wait until our next fab session! I may have to buy or kill then next object of smoke grill treatment!
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Haha, very funny. So as y'all may have gathered I...

Haha, very funny. So as y'all may have gathered I am now ok with running the 5 digit odometer if I can get it to fit, just to have gas mileage dialed in to the ballpark, unless I run across a 6 digit...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
You do make a good point, I could use that for my...

You do make a good point, I could use that for my temporary purposes and be fine. Next I guess I'll find out if they bolt up ok, and if so, I'll perform the surgery one afternoon soon. Maybe I...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,281
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
It's weird... the thing I hooked back up via the...

It's weird... the thing I hooked back up via the "Thermo Valve" (below) appears in the 22RE's diagram only (fuel injected models), but on any of the diagrams for california carbureted models, I can...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,281
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Yeah, I think the 'fast idle' thing is set to be...

Yeah, I think the 'fast idle' thing is set to be on when the engine is cold, I had to go back and hook that up. Because it's functioning is also temperature sensitive, I hooked that up to the thing I...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,281
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
'83 Toyota pickup California model vac hose routing for preheater diaphragm

I need to figure out where the vacuum line for the preheater hose ties in to the system. I've poked around pretty thoroughly and can't find an open or plugged hole where it should connect. I had a...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Duh. At first I thought it was a ferris bueler's...

Duh. At first I thought it was a ferris bueler's day off movie reference joke. Now that I run it in in reverse I see that both speedos work. Only the odometer/ trip meter on the complete 4x4 cluster...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Ok, now I have tested everything. The speedo on...

Ok, now I have tested everything. The speedo on neither the 4x4 complete unit nor the salvaged speedo seem to be working. I am using a drill on the end of a cut off speedo cable that is compatible...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
'83 Toyota pickup gauge cluster Frankenstein

I have a great little truck. I already performed heart surgery on it with great success, and now I'm working out the smaller bugs.

One of them is the odometer. It stopped ticking right as it was...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
What do you you mean 'yes'? I was trying to...

What do you you mean 'yes'? I was trying to figure out if it was from a) the master, b) the slave, c) the both of them, or d), don't know until you replace, bleed, and check each of them starting...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Photos as requested: ...

Photos as requested:
http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee99/zombie-stomp/zombie-stomp003/image_zpsb0bf843f.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Thanks for the tips, all. I changed the...

Thanks for the tips, all. I changed the alternator to a reman one for $33 with lifetime warranty. Good unit, works great. After I installed it, as I left the parking lot the light went off. I tried...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Let it be known that when I bled the part of the...

Let it be known that when I bled the part of the brake circuit for the replacement of the rear DS cylinder, I used a vacuum bleeder. So I was not pumping at all.

Before I thought to screw the old...
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Signs and Risks of a failing brake master cylinder? 1983 Toyota pickup.

I was driving around all day to the junkyard, Goodwill, and grocery when I stopped at the auto parts store for a pack of gloves to change my belts. I'd been meaning to get around to it since doing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5,738
Views: 1,176,914
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Question Thanks for trying to help. It says 'our service...

Thanks for trying to help. It says 'our service is not available in your country'.
Can anyone tell me straight from their manual before I dig in whether or not I need to lower the engine in frame to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5,738
Views: 1,176,914
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Well, who here has a service manual? I need to...

Well, who here has a service manual? I need to know if I need to tilt the engine down before removing the head cover. Otherwise I have to take the exhaust and a bunch of stuff off, it would be nice...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5,738
Views: 1,176,914
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I'm on the road and without my manual. My xt's...

I'm on the road and without my manual. My xt's head bolt(s) loosened or something, I'm getting some head gasket blow- by and need to get in there to try to tighten the bolt(s) up. Do I need to lower...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5,738
Views: 1,176,914
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I'm using Wolfman panniers and made pannier racks...

I'm using Wolfman panniers and made pannier racks from the parts they sell separately to make your own. They came out great. I am also looki. To either design and make or find and purchase pacsafe or...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5,738
Views: 1,176,914
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Well, I hear you, man. When using the calipers to...

Well, I hear you, man. When using the calipers to measure plate distance while pressing on the plate, did you try making it wider and wider before putting on the clip until it wouldn't come off...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5,738
Views: 1,176,914
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Why dick around with the clip type? Because if it...

Why dick around with the clip type? Because if it is also press-fit and clip type, it's almost as good as riveted. I am not able to afford new sprockets tight now so i'm going to have to press it off...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 363,837
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Now he knows what to do with any defective...

Now he knows what to do with any defective panniers kicking around the shop! The exhaust - cutout ones could have a little upper shelf for tongs and stuff!
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 363,837
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Kirk, I love the new project. Just one odd detail...

Kirk, I love the new project. Just one odd detail seemed off to me: after the grates from the old grill went in, I noticed one of the bars under it towards the center running from front to back was...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5,738
Views: 1,176,914
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Thanks guys, I ended up getting a shop to put on...

Thanks guys, I ended up getting a shop to put on a DID o- ring chain that started as a 108 and I think I have 4 links left over after shortening. I count 8 pins so that equals 4 links right? If so,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5,738
Views: 1,176,914
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
Quick question for you guys, since I hate the...

Quick question for you guys, since I hate the dirty tedium of counting my crappy Chain's links: how many links should I have in a replacement chain? I bought a 106 link and it's way too long....
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5,738
Views: 1,176,914
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
That's really sharp. I like the cee Bailey's...

That's really sharp. I like the cee Bailey's 'commuter' model made for the XR650L and if I ever buy one, I'd retrofit one of those to my '87 XT. Meanwhile, though, I've been busy emulating it with my...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 363,837
Posted By Zombie_Stomp
I made the joke when we met, but now you've got...

I made the joke when we met, but now you've got major reason to drive with not a drop in your system. Worst newspaper headline ever: "Guy with tricked-out truck bumper full of beer causes accident."...
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