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  1. Taking the pictures before repainting is a good...

    Taking the pictures before repainting is a good idea, Rinty.
  2. Another little town

    Back in 2004, I came across a quaint little town with two motorcycle museums and a real cool drug store/soda fountain (for sale by the way) in Kansas west of I-35 off of the Lindsborg exit. One of...
  3. I've heard of Bug Tussle; in fact, back in the...

    I've heard of Bug Tussle; in fact, back in the late 70's I worked with a guy who lived in Bug Tussle. We worked together on the concrete crew. He was quite a character.
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    That is pretty amazing; I've never seen it before.

    That is pretty amazing; I've never seen it before.
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    I'll throw my hat (er head) into the mix. Count...

    I'll throw my hat (er head) into the mix. Count me in.

    And thanks,
    Robert
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    [QUOTE=KCKBMOA;601065].....So Maven helped you...

    [QUOTE=KCKBMOA;601065].....So Maven helped you out! I bet she wasn't so appreciated by the folks that had their keys cut after yours !

    That would be "The Maven" since maven is not a person's...
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    Two or three years ago, I bought a couple of...

    Two or three years ago, I bought a couple of blanks from one of the local dealers in the DFW area, and the gentleman behind the counter told me that I would need a locksmith to cut the blanks; he...
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    screwdriver

    If you can't find a stethoscope, a large screwdriver works well.

    Good Luck
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    You might give these folks a try, also. ...

    You might give these folks a try, also.

    http://www.beemerboneyard.com/

    I also have a '95 RSL, and I prefer its looks over the RS. I should add that I haven't had any fires either.:)

    Good...
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    Hello back at ya, When I bought my '95 RSL, a...

    Hello back at ya,

    When I bought my '95 RSL, a Sargent backrest and luggage rack were included in the deal; this system works very well. A while back, I came across a deal on a Givi top case with...
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    motorcycle music

    I hope youse guys and gals enjoy this music video.

    Robert

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAVv8SlxKxg&feature=related
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    From another 'Nam vet thanks for sharing your...

    From another 'Nam vet thanks for sharing your dad's diary.

    BTW, my dad was also part of the D-Day experience. Fortunately, he was in an artillery battery and didn't have to hit the beaches, but...
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    I don't know about being the best way, but...

    I don't know about being the best way, but whenever I've found myself in that situation, I break out the drill, a small bit for the pilot hole, a larger bit for the easy out, and the easy out...
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    I'm so sorry to hear about your loss, Roy; your...

    I'm so sorry to hear about your loss, Roy; your dad sounds like a great guy. Speaking as a veteran, you are absolutely right; if he had to pass, he couldn't have picked a better day.

    Robert
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    And about half way between San Antonio and Big...

    And about half way between San Antonio and Big Bend, we have:

    http://www.cavernsofsonora.com/

    Robert
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    +1 on the C-clamp I've used one for years; I...

    +1 on the C-clamp

    I've used one for years; I might add that in addition to disc brake work, they have myriad other uses around the shop and house.

    Robert
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    Welcome home, and have a well-deserved and happy...

    Welcome home, and have a well-deserved and happy reunion.

    Robert
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    "while color sanding serves a purpose , IMO it...

    "while color sanding serves a purpose , IMO it also degrades the surface in a way that causes it to lose some UV/weather resistance that will come to haunt you over time, thus if you can control...
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    "but ignorance is no reason to cast doubt" You...

    "but ignorance is no reason to cast doubt"

    You are absolutely right, and I apologize for ruffling your feathers, Greg; that certainly wasn't my intention; however, I also feel compelled to add...
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    kantuckid has given you some sound advice...

    kantuckid has given you some sound advice especially about the respirator and the turbine rigs; I'm not sure they are able to properly atomize the paint; however, I could be wrong.

    As far as spray...
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    I came in at .2304. I suppose that's pretty fair...

    I came in at .2304. I suppose that's pretty fair for the tender age of 62.:dunno

    Robert
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    I can't speak for the Michelins, but I do like...

    I can't speak for the Michelins, but I do like the Dunlop Road Smarts. I put a set on my RSL last year, and they are holding up quite well.

    Frank is right they are quick handling tires, allowing...
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    Hey Jeff, I think you'll find the PPG acrylic...

    Hey Jeff, I think you'll find the PPG acrylic urethane paint system fairly easy to use, and if you do end up with a boo-boo, you can always color sand and buff the problem away; you might even decide...
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    Oh, I just had another thought, Peter. Back...

    Oh, I just had another thought, Peter.

    Back when I was just a wee lad, my cousin (Jamie) got mad at his older brother (Donny) and put ping-pong balls in the gas tank of Don's Tiger Cub. The bike...
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    Hey Peter, I'm not familiar with the timing...

    Hey Peter,

    I'm not familiar with the timing setup in the oilhead engine, but if you were driving a car, I'd suggest a stripped timing gear or broken timing chain. I've experienced both, and both...
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