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Old 11-18-2011, 01:10 PM   #3736
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Under workbench storage. 12'X3' bench.



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Old 11-19-2011, 06:33 PM   #3737
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mine wont be that nice...

but it will be nice that its mine.

you wanna snap a pic of my garage living as a refugee inside your garage?

***edit*** Just as part of the story of my new cave, rawdog was kind enough to bring his trailer to my place, load all my garagly items onto it, and park it in his garage until I could get what turned out to be a troubesome pair of real estate deals done. THANKS DOG!!!
Just saw this... yeah, I was going to say, I thought your man cave is portable and lives on a 10'x6' trailer!

The new place is sweet... I like that the cave doesn't face the street... and the covered driveway is a really nice bonus. Keeping my fingers crossed that a new (old) BMW lands on your motorcycle lift!
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Old 11-20-2011, 01:26 PM   #3738
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$10 Workbench. A set of free kitchen cabinets from someone at work, and a $10 solid wood door from Habitat for humanity.

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Old 11-21-2011, 06:05 AM   #3739
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It's probably a long shot, but is that middle bike a 74'-ish f11 250? I have one that looks pretty similar from this angle.
You have a good eye, it is indeed a '74 F11.
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Old 11-21-2011, 01:04 PM   #3740
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$10 Workbench. A set of free kitchen cabinets from someone at work, and a $10 solid wood door from Habitat for humanity.

Love your rim holder in the middle!
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Old 11-21-2011, 01:28 PM   #3741
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Love your rim holder in the middle!
That ain't a rim holder, that there is a Red Green Tire Change 9000!
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Old 11-21-2011, 04:28 PM   #3742
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You have a good eye, it is indeed a '74 F11.

AWESOME! I also have a 74' F11 250. In the same color, it was my first bike. Though you're looks like it's in better shape than mine.

I'll hopefully be going through it and getting it back on the road/ trail this winter.

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Old 11-21-2011, 05:52 PM   #3743
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That ain't a rim holder, that there is a Red Green Tire Change 9000!
Correct. Place wheel on the steel wheel, rotors fit in without touching anywhere, using a block of wood tighten the top nut/washer down and it holds the wheel steady while you use tire irons to get the tire on/off. Much easier.

It's Patent Pending I'll sell one to you for 3 easy payments of $19.99
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Old 11-21-2011, 06:03 PM   #3744
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I've seen those before, is it usable on sportbike tires?

I've been hesitant to try to change my own tires on my Ducati, because unlike my old jap bikes, I don't really want to be on the ground with tire levers, and was actually thinking about getting a real tire changer.

If it would work with sport touring tires, I'd be much happier running to the junk yard for a spare rim, then having fun with the duct tape, threaded rod, etc.
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Old 11-21-2011, 06:18 PM   #3745
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I don't actually own an ADV bike yet. I have a SV1000S. So yes, it does work.

You need something to break the bead. I use a $20 harbor freight bead breaker. Swapping out the crummy old tires from the previous owner:



You need to get some sort of way to support the wheel not on the T portion of the bead breaker as that will put pressure on your rotors. I actually duct taped some wood that worked last time, but I will eventually replace it with something more permanent.
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Old 11-21-2011, 06:25 PM   #3746
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And the way I've set the beads was just to sit there with a ratchet strap around the tread, a 12V compressor chugging away merrily, and a lot of bouncing the wheel/tire along with hitting it with a mallet.

I was however, tempted to get a portable air tank, and a hose that would let me dump the air quickly. Of course I've also looked at a setup that would let me use my car's tires for the same thing, I've got 6 tires for that car not doing much of anything these days.

The trick for that is I haven't found a fitting that clamps onto a valve-stem, short of buying a pistol style inflater.
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Old 11-21-2011, 06:30 PM   #3747
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And the way I've set the beads was just to sit there with a ratchet strap around the tread, a 12V compressor chugging away merrily, and a lot of bouncing the wheel/tire along with hitting it with a mallet.

I was however, tempted to get a portable air tank, and a hose that would let me dump the air quickly. Of course I've also looked at a setup that would let me use my car's tires for the same thing, I've got 6 tires for that car not doing much of anything these days.

The trick for that is I haven't found a fitting that clamps onto a valve-stem, short of buying a pistol style inflater.
Car tires can be easier than motorcycle tires to mount.
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Old 11-21-2011, 06:55 PM   #3748
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No, I've got a total of 6 tires for my Subaru, all mounted on rims, but the car hasn't done anything other than sit in one place for several months. I was talking about using them in place of one of the portable air tanks.
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Old 11-22-2011, 11:28 AM   #3749
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It was my second bike but the only one I have ever had from new. My ex wife sold it in a yard sale. I'm not one to hold a grudge but that is a diffucult one. This one was turned into a "motocross" bike, ie they pulled the lights and instruments so I had to track those down. This is a pic of it coming apart. I love riding the thing, makes me feel 16 again. Good luck with yours, it will be worthwhile, be sure to post pics!

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AWESOME! I also have a 74' F11 250. In the same color, it was my first bike. Though you're looks like it's in better shape than mine.

I'll hopefully be going through it and getting it back on the road/ trail this winter.

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Old 11-22-2011, 01:24 PM   #3750
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A country singer Trace Adkins house burned down due to a faulty or overloaded power strip. When I heard that I checked mine in my garage. I have a bunch of stuff plugged in but only the refrigerator draws power regularly.

The second link below says:

Only power strips equipped with internal fuses are acceptable as permanent wiring. Those
lacking these fuses are equivalent to extension cords, and therefore may not be used as
permanent wiring. When a power strip is installed, care must be taken to ensure that it is
not suspended in mid-air by its power cord or cords plugged into it, resulting in excessive
stress on electrical connections.



Fast Facts About Extension Cords and Power Strips

Inappropriate Use of Extension Cords
# Using as perm anent wiring
# Using unapproved extension cords
# Overloading power capabilities of the cord during temporary use
# Daisy chaining (plugging one extension cord into another and another, etc.)
# Using one surge protector/power strip to power another
Basic Guidelines for the Appropriate Use of Extension Cords
# Cords m ust be properly approved (by Underwriters Laboratory, etc.)
# Approved cords m ust be for tem porary use only (no m ore than 90 days)
# Extension cords m ay be used for remodeling and maintenance or repair of structures or equipment # It is perm issible to use extension cords to light holiday decorations

http://www.compliance.gov/forms-pubs...nsioncords.pdf
http://www.compliance.gov/forms-pubs...aisychains.pdf

pffft.... I have a bunch of nieghbors that would argue all that....
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