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Forum: General Bike Discussion Yesterday, 12:13 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By gdb069
Hahahahaha this is the funniest post I have...

Hahahahaha this is the funniest post I have ever read. :D:D:D
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-23-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 685
Posted By gdb069
Looks like your bad advice is a result of you not...

Looks like your bad advice is a result of you not being able to read so I will go slowly:

The National Highway Traffic Safety Advisory is an independent agency and not a tire manufacturer. For...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-21-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 685
Posted By gdb069
Motorcycles tires are designed as a set. If you...

Motorcycles tires are designed as a set. If you don't want to use them as a set OK but don't provide bad advice. Can you provide ANY data to support your nonsense?

NHTSA says get a matching...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-20-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 685
Posted By gdb069
Front and rear tires are designed to act as a set...

Front and rear tires are designed to act as a set for optimum traction and water channeling. I would buy a front tire to match the rear.

G.
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-19-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By gdb069
Most manuals discuss tank removal, however on...

Most manuals discuss tank removal, however on many models you can simply remove the tank bolts and slide the tank back. All you are doing is trying to have good access to the rad cap and of course...
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-19-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 462
Posted By gdb069
While the manual fuel valve should be left ON...

While the manual fuel valve should be left ON except for long term storage, there is a diaphragm that shuts off fuel flow when the engine is stopped. Try turning off the manual fuel valve just BEFORE...
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-17-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 304
Posted By gdb069
The light should not come on. If you are not...

The light should not come on. If you are not losing coolant, its not the rad cap. I think you have a fault at the light.

G,
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-15-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,084
Posted By gdb069
According to Bikez: 2001 750 1100 HP 45 60...

According to Bikez:

2001 750 1100
HP 45 60
Weight 504 573
Wheelbase 63.6 65.0
Seat Height 27.6 28.7

So the wheelbase on the 1100 is just 2% longer and the seat height is 4% higher. The...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-15-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 970
Posted By gdb069
Looks like you have done the homework on this....

Looks like you have done the homework on this. CBSA will accept the RCMP forms for ATT in Canada, however it is possible to run into one or two who are not apprised of the rules and once problems...
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-15-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 648
Posted By gdb069
Prevention is far better than cure. Use a quality...

Prevention is far better than cure. Use a quality fuel (see top tier) with a good Deposit Control Additive - polyether amine - and you will likely never have a carbon buildup.

G.
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-15-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,045
Posted By gdb069
Neither. Its a hobby I have had continuously for...

Neither. Its a hobby I have had continuously for 50 years.

G.
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-14-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 970
Posted By gdb069
On your ATT Section 8 is the question about...

On your ATT Section 8 is the question about reason for the firearm transport. Unless you are going to a gun show or target range you probably filled in O Other reason and had to list the reason....
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-14-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 648
Posted By gdb069
Water down the carb is an old hot-rodders trick....

Water down the carb is an old hot-rodders trick. However modern quality fuel makes it unnecessary. Specs for modern quality fuels require almost no carbon buildup. If you are often forced to use...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-14-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 792
Posted By gdb069
You could get a lever with a different angle or...

You could get a lever with a different angle or bend yours.
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-12-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 792
Posted By gdb069
The first video is garbage. The guy is a music...

The first video is garbage. The guy is a music teacher not a mechanic. On older/some bikes there was no brake reservoir inspection window so the cap was removed to inspect. But brake fluid does not...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-12-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 792
Posted By gdb069
Brake fluid: That is not the correct procedure...

Brake fluid:
That is not the correct procedure to bleed brakes. What manual told you to soak up the brake fluid with a paper towel? How did you clean the inside of the brake reservoir? What about...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-12-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By gdb069
Its not built for touring !!!;);)

Its not built for touring !!!;);)
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-12-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 792
Posted By gdb069
Really bad advice. Check your manual. Most...

Really bad advice. Check your manual. Most manuals will recommend changing brake fluid at least every 2 years or based on mileage. Brake fluid absorbs moisture and becomes less efficient.

OP I...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-09-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By gdb069
I was going to say Munch Mammoth but realized the...

I was going to say Munch Mammoth but realized the one I wanted sold for $85,000 so 1971 Rickman Metisse with T150 engine road racer.

G.
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-09-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By gdb069
Solex - free. Previous owner left it outside for...

Solex - free. Previous owner left it outside for years and engine was seized rode it for 3 years until I turned 16
Lambretta - free. PO had seized engine and could not get parts. Repaired and sold...
Forum: Member Introductions 04-09-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 176
Posted By gdb069
There are some after market air filters that are...

There are some after market air filters that are designed to be reused by oiling and refreshing the oil to remove trapped particles. I found them to be a nuisance and perhaps not providing adequate...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-09-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By gdb069
No matter what jets you ordered, take a look at...

No matter what jets you ordered, take a look at the Dynojet site where you can look up your bike and review the full instructions for the rejet. Its not difficult if you have a shop manual. Otherwise...
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-08-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By gdb069
The crush washer is a "no win". If Honda said you...

The crush washer is a "no win". If Honda said you need to change it every oil change, owners would scream bs. On the other hand the washer will lose its functionality after a few changes so the...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-08-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 792
Posted By gdb069
I am a bit confused: You mentioned last July that...

I am a bit confused: You mentioned last July that you got a manual and most of this info is available in the manual. You mentioned last July you changed the oil and then again when you winterized in...
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-07-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By gdb069
The rad hose and covering restricts access to the...

The rad hose and covering restricts access to the oil drain plug but it is very flexible so pull it up an inch or two so you can get a socket and extension on the plug. A quick motion on the driver...
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