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Forum: Technical Discussion Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By 5l1mm
or buy an adjustable wrench that has graduations...

or buy an adjustable wrench that has graduations on it.
having an adjustable wrench might fit your "i dont want a lot of tools" requirement because it is many tools in one, and it will have the...
Forum: Technical Discussion Yesterday, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 173
Posted By 5l1mm
tellin you man, go to autozone and say "hey i got...

tellin you man, go to autozone and say "hey i got a hue-jass bolt. can i borrow a 20, 21, 22, and 23 mm socket?"
the guy will say, ok, give me your credit card for the security deposit.
when you...
Forum: General Bike Discussion Yesterday, 08:33 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,955
Posted By 5l1mm
im a mechanic. not by trade, but for fun. the...

im a mechanic.
not by trade, but for fun. the machine is what brings me to it, and the unique opportunity that bikes provide.
i havnt been riding for 20 years or anything, but i can and have taken...
Forum: Technical Discussion Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 173
Posted By 5l1mm
my 86 shadow 1100 is a 22mm. you can get a...

my 86 shadow 1100 is a 22mm.
you can get a caliber from home depot for about 9.99.
that will give you an accurate measurement of every nut and bolt so you can buy the right ones.

also auto part...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-16-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 89
Posted By 5l1mm
the slow jet for idle mixture? you can adjust...

the slow jet for idle mixture?
you can adjust idle mix with a screw too, so replacing idle jet would be trivial imo.
i dont think it would matter too much as long as your engine idles ok.
Forum: Member Introductions 04-16-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 89
Posted By 5l1mm
ive never replaced a "slow her" and im not sure...

ive never replaced a "slow her" and im not sure if 52 would be a good size for it.
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-16-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 336
Posted By 5l1mm
does the vibration occur under acceleration with...

does the vibration occur under acceleration with the clutch in (disengaged)?
might be engine vibration and coincidence.
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-16-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By 5l1mm
i have a cycle gear (http://www.cyclegear.com/)...

i have a cycle gear (http://www.cyclegear.com/) near (http://www.cyclegear.com/) my house.
it has lots of stuff, but isnt the cheapest place.
Forum: Member Introductions 04-15-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 217
Posted By 5l1mm
taking the slow road if you can afford it will...

taking the slow road if you can afford it will save your abs too.
you will use a whole new muscle group leaning into the wind at 70mph for 3 hours straight.
if this is your first-first long...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-15-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 853
Posted By 5l1mm
im 6'5"/ 190 1100 was my first bike. it was...

im 6'5"/ 190
1100 was my first bike.
it was awkward for a week, then it became slowly more natural over the next month.
now (2 years later) its too small
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-15-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 580
Posted By 5l1mm
50k in pip if i recall correctly. on the...

50k in pip if i recall correctly.

on the days i actually wear a helmet i either leave it sitting on the bike if im going to be close enough to stab a theif, or take it with me if im going into a...
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-14-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 67
Posted By 5l1mm
my guess. hard acceleration drains the fuel...

my guess.
hard acceleration drains the fuel bowls.
the pump runs to fill them back up.
that fluttering is simply the normal feeling of a pump diaphragm doing its job.

want a test to prove it?...
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-14-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,139
Posted By 5l1mm
last time i cleaned my carb out all i needed was...

last time i cleaned my carb out all i needed was fuel bowl gaskets.
pretty cheap online.
jets can be cleaned with a piece of stripped copper wire.
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-14-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By 5l1mm
so if it clucks when riding into a raised parking...

so if it clucks when riding into a raised parking lot, but not during an abrupt stop, it doesnt sound like wheel bearing specific, it sounds shock travel specific.

if your wheel has wiggle thats...
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-14-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By 5l1mm
when does the clunk happen? when braking? ...

when does the clunk happen?
when braking?
when turning?
on bumps?
or is it constant? like speed specific?
something else?
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-10-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,475
Posted By 5l1mm
i wouldnt have "perfect bike" it would be many...

i wouldnt have "perfect bike"
it would be many bikes.
i need a bobber
and i need a bigger cruiser
and a sport bike
and ill ba happy to turbocharge and fuel inject my current 86 shadow 1100
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-10-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 263
Posted By 5l1mm
http://www.hdforums.com/forum/attachments/dyna-gli...

http://www.hdforums.com/forum/attachments/dyna-glide-models/108831d1270856538-bmx-pedal-mod-dsc_0175.jpg

the base of this looks like you could pin it right into the shadow.
id suggest emailing a...
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-09-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By 5l1mm
does it make a whole lot of difference? i mean,...

does it make a whole lot of difference?
i mean, if the ID is the same, and the Jet size is the same?
are you ordering a part or something?
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-09-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By 5l1mm
isnt the plenum used to equalize intake pulses? ...

isnt the plenum used to equalize intake pulses?
I guess this doesnt this matter much in a NA engine?
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-08-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 22,546
Posted By 5l1mm
so these rods that were throbbing were fishing...

so these rods that were throbbing were fishing rods?
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-03-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By 5l1mm
i dont have any issues getting parts from the...

i dont have any issues getting parts from the dealer for my 86 shadow 1100
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-02-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 241
Posted By 5l1mm
firstly, a parade of sammiches sounds fantastic. ...

firstly, a parade of sammiches sounds fantastic.
good job picking that one.

secondly, muscles get sore when they are used, then they get stronger, then less sore the next time.
are you sure your...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-01-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 164
Posted By 5l1mm
i kinda want a chai latte now.. :(

i kinda want a chai latte now.. :(
Forum: Member Introductions 03-31-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 39
Posted By 5l1mm
im not pleased! i want some spam about penis...

im not pleased!
i want some spam about penis enlargement!
something poorly worded like: "tired of too small in bed?" or something like that
Forum: Member Introductions 03-31-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 77
Posted By 5l1mm
i also read in spite. take that! i mean,...

i also read in spite.
take that!

i mean, welcome from florida
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