AR-NWA ADV BS thread

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by Elvis70, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    I hate to say this outloud.. but it was good to see you last night Doc.
  2. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    nah..don't worry abt it..after that many beers, I am sure I LQQK'd real good to you! :evil
  3. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    No, there does not exist enough beer for that.
  4. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    :rofl still PUI? :rofl
  5. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    I have a spelling malady.



  6. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Well shit, damn hot water heater went out. Time to call the landlady. :D
  7. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    electric or gas?
  8. jtwest

    jtwest Redneck Adventererer

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    How could either go out. both electric and Gas Water heaters are connected to the wall
  9. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    YEAH! good point! :huh
  10. Spanky15

    Spanky15 Dirt Slider

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    ...why do you feel the need to heat hot water...!!? :amazon
  11. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    rumors, started last nite by those sitting next to him at the conference table made suggestions that he needs it, thats why! :D
  12. MartiniUp

    MartiniUp Long timer

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    Armpit onions?
  13. tcourdin

    tcourdin Resident Spooner

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    Ugh, I had to replace two water heaters this week in our rentals. Damn renters! :D
  14. 10Cup

    10Cup Long timer

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    Too cold to venture outside so I decided to spend the afternoon doing the 6,000 mile service on the beemer. Valves were good and no fault codes in the computer so all looking good. About two dozen things to check but didn't take all that long. If it warms up Monday like it's supposed to and isn't raining going to get back out and ride. Got knobbies on the beemer now too. :clap

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    The rest of the story.....hook up the PC to the bikes computer and do the following
    * Ready any fault codes and fix
    * Set Idle actuators so they are in sync and know where off is.
    * Loc idle actuators so that the throttle bodies can be sync'd
    * Sync throttle bodies.

    Here are a few pics from the above process. Makes it easy when you can do all this (other than adjust the throttle cables to sync them)
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    Sorry for the screen shotpictures....kinda hard on the eyes
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    Throttle bodies need some adjustment. (done at 3500 RPM)
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    After adjustment
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    6,000 mile check list now done and ready to ride. Bike purrs like a kitten.
  15. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    It's gas and it's fixed. :D
  16. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Yes, we are a PITA! :lol3
  17. Elvis70

    Elvis70 No speed traps in the sky

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    They are a ok. Sophia is growing up quick, and Vince turns 1 on Feb. 11th(I will be gone, but we will celebrate when I return). Time flies.

    BTW they called me today, I will be most likely going to my usual job for the first week, then the 407 transition as it got pushed back a week. I was looking forward to the shorter drive to Lafayette instead of Houma. Oh well, when I finish the 407 I will be off, but I might volunteer to do a day or 2 of workover in that aircraft. Maybe that is.

  18. tcourdin

    tcourdin Resident Spooner

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    What kind of knobbies did you put on the GS Mike? I'm still running TKC's on mine and like them a lot. I'm ready for a ride too!
  19. Elvis70

    Elvis70 No speed traps in the sky

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    Real handy how them Beemer motors rotate sideways for maintenance.:D
  20. 10Cup

    10Cup Long timer

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    I put the TKC 80 knobby on the front and a

    Heidenau K60 on the rear should wear about the same and so far I like the combination.
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