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    Worked in plants as both union and non-union in...

    Worked in plants as both union and non-union in my younger days. Jimmy, you've drunk the cool aid. Seen unions as both good and bad. Unions have been demonized over the years as the problem with...
  2. Thread: I got Banned

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    Like I said you can use the the IP address and...

    Like I said you can use the the IP address and various other information in the packets. Ever wonder how you get advertisements from local vendors on web sites? They read packet info.
  3. Thread: I got Banned

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    In forums that have some kind of trash bin...

    In forums that have some kind of trash bin section where anything goes, it is not unusual for a person to have multiple user names. Over at STN for a long time they called them sock puppets. I'm...
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    If you take a revolver with six cylinders and put...

    If you take a revolver with six cylinders and put in one bullet, is it an accident when the bullet takes out a big chunk of your head? What about two bullets??? Three, four, five.....? Is it only...
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    Moto, You're just a number cruncher. Sorry, but...

    Moto,
    You're just a number cruncher. Sorry, but pure stats do NOT make a medical link. I do believe that obesity is a contributing factor, same with lack of exercise but show me one doctor who has...
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    Moto, your lack of medical knowledge is...

    Moto, your lack of medical knowledge is absolutely amazing. I have adult onset diabetes. Being over weight does NOT cause diabetes. There are lots of genetic and environmental components to lots...
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    That is correct and for that matter there isn't...

    That is correct and for that matter there isn't even "absolute free speech" under the Constitution. A free fire zone may sound appealing but they break down after a while. A moderator HAS TO have...
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    Been on a lotta forums. I admit to being...

    Been on a lotta forums. I admit to being opinionated and don't shy away from stating my opinion. I was even kicked off the FJRForum for stating the fact that I believed the guy running the site...
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    What he said! Synthetic or dino makes no...

    What he said! Synthetic or dino makes no difference, it is the appropriate spec that counts. The only point that that I disagree with is the "m/c specific" part. There are a ton of old time, long...
  10. You are absolutely correct. There are three...

    You are absolutely correct. There are three computer modules that control all electrics, the ZFE being the one that does control the lights.

    If you do look at the schematic you will see a line...
  11. As I mentioned in my first post, my first HID was...

    As I mentioned in my first post, my first HID was DDM. Unless something has changed, DDM never has claimed a CanBus ballast capability. In numerous conversations with their tech support the only...
  12. I've played with this on a 2011 1200gs for quite...

    I've played with this on a 2011 1200gs for quite a while. Lots of good info on AdvRider by Jim Von Baden and others. My experience has been that on low beam 55w HID's have problems and 35w HID's...
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    The Worst Generation

    There are a lot of young kids in Iraq and Afghanistan who live up to the traditions of the "Greatest Generation." BUT, all in all, this generation pretty much sucks.

    Somebody needs to do some...
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    A looooong time ago I bought a brand new Kawasaki...

    A looooong time ago I bought a brand new Kawasaki Z1. Like almost all bikes at the time it had spoke wheels. I purchased a set Lester cast wheels which were one of the first replacement cast wheels...
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    Hg became "dangerous" back in the '60's if IIRC...

    Hg became "dangerous" back in the '60's if IIRC when an article in Life Magazine showed a village in Japan where the people looked like human pretzels. The hype was so bad that when a thermometer...
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    dellenberger, I fully understand all the points...

    dellenberger,
    I fully understand all the points you stated, and I stated them just point out there is no inherent superiority in accuracy in a manometer. IMO, to state they give the best absolute...
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    Paul, and how do you come up with your...

    Paul, and how do you come up with your conclusions?? "No hazard to the mechanic"???? If the Hg stays in the tubes that is correct. If the tubes break and it gets on the mechanic, it is not. Hg is...
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    Yes, the twinmax and harmonizers are "basically"...

    Yes, the twinmax and harmonizers are "basically" vacuum gauges but in fact NOT like a typical vacuum gauge. They have no moving parts and do not measure an absolute pressure. They are digital. A...
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    I've been syncing carbs and TB's for a couple...

    I've been syncing carbs and TB's for a couple days now. Two, Three and Four cylinder bikes and now my GS. On some it was just making sure the butterflies brake at the same time. On some it was...
  20. Thread: EFI MODs

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    My exposure with Booster Plug was part of the...

    My exposure with Booster Plug was part of the test group on Triumph Tiger modules. There is the negative slope thermistor that measures the temp in the air box which replaces the stock IAT sensor. ...
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    Back in the military we had this saying "don't...

    Back in the military we had this saying "don't sweat the small s--t." IMO, that's what this is. There is one heckuva difference between FULL Military Power on a WWII piston fighter shooting...
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    I've used a Twin Max on triples, fours and now my...

    I've used a Twin Max on triples, fours and now my boxer. I like it. IMO, and that is what it is, opinion the Twin Max is more sensitive. There is another similar device that I think could be...
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    Yep, what he said. Ever look what goes in those...

    Yep, what he said. Ever look what goes in those bags attached to the bike??? After going to a whole bunch of rallies, methinks a whole bunch of riders could shave weight off their touring package...
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    Ok guys, here's my Shorai story. I bought a 14ah...

    Ok guys, here's my Shorai story. I bought a 14ah Shorai for my Triumph Tiger. It had serious cranking issues when it got cold. I talked to the Shorai guy at one of those big MC shows. He said to...
  25. As I mentioned in a previous reply, the BMW...

    As I mentioned in a previous reply, the BMW RDC/TPS is compensated to 20 degrees C. Unless your cold pressure is taken at 68F or 20C it won't measure the same as the best digital pressure gauge. ...
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