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    Find a socket that slips over the OD of the pipe...

    Find a socket that slips over the OD of the pipe or just inside the ID of the pipe and JB Weld it in place. Then heat the base where it is threaded in and remove it with a cheater bar and extension....
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    As Paul suggests, the model of your bike would be...

    As Paul suggests, the model of your bike would be helpful. If it's a K1200LT then you do need to unlock it to fuel it up. However there is a simple modification you can look up over on bmwlt.com to...
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    "I Had to Lay Her Down"

    AKA.......... I'm lazy and rarely if ever use my front brake properly which results in me "having to lay her down" when I panic and lock up the rear wheel.
  4. You are filling it using the view window inside...

    You are filling it using the view window inside the left side bag, yes?
  5. That just happened to be where I found the MSDS....

    That just happened to be where I found the MSDS. I would think it unlikely that he would falsify an MSDS, but I suppose requesting one from the manufacturer would be prudent. Interesting though, what...
  6. Here's the link to the MSDS for K100. ...

    Here's the link to the MSDS for K100.

    http://www.fuel-testers.com/MSDS_K100_MG_Marine_Gas_Treatment.html

    Draw your own conclusions about putting anti-freeze in your gasoline.
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    Get a gallon of E85 and use that to dissolve the...

    Get a gallon of E85 and use that to dissolve the old varnish.
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    The return or relief port is inside the master...

    The return or relief port is inside the master cylinder reservoir. Simply take off the lid and you'll see two holes in the bottom of the reservoir under the fluid. Most likely the second, smaller one...
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    First, I freely acknowledge I am not normal. ...

    First, I freely acknowledge I am not normal.

    Second, I have a five lane road close to my house which has minimal traffic on it.

    Third, lane markers work very well as a substitute for those...
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    I wrote a bunch of tickets in my time. I also...

    I wrote a bunch of tickets in my time.
    I also let a lot more go.
    Here's the two rules to live by:

    1: It's real hard to talk yourself out of a ticket.

    2: It's real easy to talk yourself into...
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    I remember back in the 80s when the vice...

    I remember back in the 80s when the vice president of ABATE here in kansas died in a low speed accident where his front tire/wheel got caught up in the wheel well of a left turning car at about 10...
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    Go to Home Depot, buy the Ryobi corded drill with...

    Go to Home Depot, buy the Ryobi corded drill with the twelve foot cord and the built-in clutch. It's a wonderful thing.
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    I built a diverter out of 1/2" copper and just...

    I built a diverter out of 1/2" copper and just made an "L" shape about 12" x 8" that can be placed inside the muffler openings. Just solder the 90 degree fitting and you're ready to go. Just...
  14. Thread: New R75/5

    by deanwoolsey
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    Nice find. One of mine came from Phoenix, the...

    Nice find. One of mine came from Phoenix, the other from Indianapolis. Only 400 miles? You're not crazy at all. Well, at least not compared to me.
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    The folks in Little Rock attempted to sell before...

    The folks in Little Rock attempted to sell before they closed up but no takers.
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    Checking for a parasitic draw is pretty simple....

    Checking for a parasitic draw is pretty simple. All you need is a digital multi-meter and two alligator jumper cables. Set the meter to amperes and connect the alligator jumpers to the meter. You...
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    Hi Mike, I too have a 2002 1150RT. I think...

    Hi Mike,
    I too have a 2002 1150RT. I think you'll really like it in the long run. You should probably read up on the proper way to strap her down if you plan to haul it in the back of the truck...
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    The MDS engines shut down the injectors and...

    The MDS engines shut down the injectors and valves to four of the cylinders so the V8 becomes a V4. The valves stay shut (at least on the Chrysler MDS) so essentially you get a spring-loaded cylinder...
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    The only thing I've found that smells better than...

    The only thing I've found that smells better than my motorcycles.....

    aviation machines.
  20. Thread: ex spouses

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    There's a lesson in all these stories. Never get...

    There's a lesson in all these stories. Never get a name tattoo. :D
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    I'm not familiar with that particular bike, but I...

    I'm not familiar with that particular bike, but I suggest opening the brake bleeder if you have one. You may have a clogged return port which causes pressure to be trapped in the system and will...
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    Go to Ozark, AR and take the Pig Eye Trail north...

    Go to Ozark, AR and take the Pig Eye Trail north into Fayettville. Keep your head up though. Many, many switchbacks and logging trucks but worth the trip.
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    I only ask because when mine went bad it took way...

    I only ask because when mine went bad it took way too much force to hit the break-over point. A couple of stripped bolts is what tipped me off. Before that happened I never thought a good torque...
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    No opinion on which or how many to coil, but have...

    No opinion on which or how many to coil, but have you had your torque wrench calibrated lately? Just a thought.
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    You're 32 degrees above the boiling point for...

    You're 32 degrees above the boiling point for water and less than 50 degrees above the thermostat setting on most water cooled motors. That seems pretty reasonable to me. Remember, even cooking oil...
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