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Forum: Technical Discussion   07-14-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By 5l1mm
nevermind, found the dynas. a bit pricey, but i...

nevermind, found the dynas.
a bit pricey, but i might get it done before winter
Forum: Technical Discussion   07-14-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By 5l1mm
we dont need to argue choke on this particular...

we dont need to argue choke on this particular occasion, i dont have one, its a fuel bypass.

my coils and wires are already suspect.
they dont look too good and i havnt messed with them much...
Forum: Technical Discussion   07-13-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By 5l1mm
doesnt like to start while hot.

1986 honda shadow 1100
battery is about 2 years old.
run it on 91 octane

starts and runs beautifully most of the time.
if i take it for a 7 mile drive, then park it, and then try to start it it...
Forum: Technical Discussion   07-13-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By 5l1mm
ive got this thought that once the chain reaches...

ive got this thought that once the chain reaches the maximum adjust limit it has stretched to the upper limits of its safety range, and further stretching might affect its reliability.
if it were my...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   05-20-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 759
Posted By 5l1mm
protest the bad rep that bikers are getting.

so heres an idea
what if, on one day, every man woman and child who owns a motorcycle rides them all to the nearest police station to "turn ourselves in"

society thinks were murderous thugs,...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   05-20-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,850
Posted By 5l1mm
well, its settled. were all murderous thugs. ...

well, its settled.
were all murderous thugs.
i better turn my self in.
i own a motorcycle so i must be a gang member.
Forum: Member Introductions   05-19-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
  Aloha!
Views: 116
Posted By 5l1mm
yeah man, as soon as it drops below 75 the...

yeah man,
as soon as it drops below 75 the leathers go on.
just too damn cold.
Forum: Member Introductions   05-19-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By 5l1mm
this. and also, if this is your new daily...

this.


and also, if this is your new daily driver, get some rain gear and a helmet with a face shield.

nothing like icy cold needles in your face, and wet feet to make a day at work suck.
Forum: General Bike Discussion   05-19-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By 5l1mm
that being said, i can understand how wet lubes...

that being said, i can understand how wet lubes would attract grit, and grit would essentially sand down the inner workings of the chain until your bike runs all sloppy.
Forum: General Bike Discussion   05-19-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By 5l1mm
i just want to stop by and say: don't run the...

i just want to stop by and say: don't run the engine during cleaning to move the chain, put it on a stand, and move it along by hand.

i know, i know, some might say thats common sense.
but i have...
Forum: Member Introductions   05-12-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 334
Posted By 5l1mm
you can get one of these rastaman hair nets. ...

you can get one of these rastaman hair nets.
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51oHLexReaL._SX342_.jpg

that might do it.
Forum: Technical Discussion   05-12-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By 5l1mm
if i recall correctly, and the shift pedal is the...

if i recall correctly, and the shift pedal is the loose one, that is most likely a worn or missing bushing that you can replace for less than a 100$ but probably more than you want to spend on a...
Forum: Member Introductions   05-12-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By 5l1mm
on a serious note, the blind suv drivers are the...

on a serious note, the blind suv drivers are the worst.
the kind that pull into roads without looking.
we have a lot of those here.
its usually dumber women in the SUVs, but small men also drive...
Forum: Member Introductions   05-12-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By 5l1mm
the unwritten rules of the road.... ...

the unwritten rules of the road....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXz-HCcDUHY
Forum: General Bike Discussion   05-12-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,002
Posted By 5l1mm
20 over will usually get you pulled over here. ...

20 over will usually get you pulled over here.
thats the lowest speed over the limit i have ever been pulled over.
maybe less if you are a tourist.
tourists dont stay here long enough to fight in...
Forum: Technical Discussion   05-12-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By 5l1mm
my guess would be infront of the tab. by...

my guess would be infront of the tab.
by infront i mean, imagine the wheel spinning on the road, and a bolt comes loose, that hub will then spin until it hits that tab.
hitting that tab most likely...
Forum: Member Introductions   05-12-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 334
Posted By 5l1mm
my lady braids her hair before rides to keep it...

my lady braids her hair before rides to keep it from tangling.
Forum: Technical Discussion   05-08-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By 5l1mm
i cant imagine you would have to. how does it...

i cant imagine you would have to.
how does it run?
and welcome to FL
Forum: Member Introductions   05-08-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By 5l1mm
if yours is missing or broke and you want a...

if yours is missing or broke and you want a replacement, you can get away with a piece of pipe the same length, then smash both ends with a hammer, and drill holes through the flat parts.
thats all...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   05-07-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By 5l1mm
How do you manage to take pictures of your builds?

so i took my bike apart to the frame, soda blasted the whole thing, powder coated, and reassembled over the course of a year and didnt post a build thread.
i swapped my blinkers for LED and didnt...
Forum: Technical Discussion   05-07-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 906
Posted By 5l1mm
Yeah, typos, you got me, im an engineer not an...

Yeah, typos, you got me, im an engineer not an English teacher. lol.
i apologize for confusing things. you guys obviously have it under control.
good luck
Forum: Technical Discussion   05-07-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By 5l1mm
i would take the stanchion tubes as close to...

i would take the stanchion tubes as close to mirror finish as i could, so 2000grit sand paper?

if they currently have a mirror finish all the way round then you should see scratches in the...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   05-07-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,102
Posted By 5l1mm
a coworker has a HD RoadKing and a Honda VFR 1200...

a coworker has a HD RoadKing and a Honda VFR 1200
he says they are polar opposites, and he would have sold the HD by now if it werent for his wife.
Forum: Technical Discussion   05-06-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 906
Posted By 5l1mm
are these springs you remove the springs that...

are these springs you remove the springs that move the choke needles in and out?
are these plugs you remove the spark plugs?
is this functionality issue seem like a hard stop in the movement of the...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   05-05-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,108
Posted By 5l1mm
a buddy of mine works in a morgue. i asked him...

a buddy of mine works in a morgue.
i asked him what was the difference between those who did and didnt wear helmets.
this was his answer.
well, if you dont wear a helmet youll likely still lose...
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