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Old 01-26-2012, 09:16 AM   #21
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What happened to The Dali Obamas ???
That's a new age band.

This one is gonna be more punk.
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Old 01-26-2012, 10:31 AM   #22
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My new rock band is going to be called The Dead-Reckoners.
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Old 01-26-2012, 10:50 AM   #23
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Man! My first lyric!

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Old 01-26-2012, 11:23 AM   #24
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Man! My first lyric!

Thanks KMo!
I'll be here all week folks. Be sure to tip those bartenders and waitresses generously...they're working real hard for you tonight.
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Old 01-26-2012, 11:39 AM   #25
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[quote=The Spaceman;272776] I think it's easy to dead-reckon navigate a small sailboat over 1400 miles of open ocean to a small island with cross-currents and changing wind directions.[quote]

Fug that your cazy! And Im even Hawaiian!

Seriously though on your TPS is adjustable and throws up lines needed to be matched on your tach. You just un-torque the TPS and move it from one side to another and check dash lines that show up on your gauge once they are all lined up its set. Tighten it down and your done.
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Old 01-27-2012, 06:47 AM   #26
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Seriously though on your TPS is adjustable and throws up lines needed to be matched on your tach. You just un-torque the TPS and move it from one side to another and check dash lines that show up on your gauge once they are all lined up its set. Tighten it down and your done.
I know, Mokely, I know. But as you know, the TPS needs to be set along with the throttle-body sync, etc.

Hey, I'm helping to keep America's motorcycle industry strong (by having my Japanese motorcycle serviced by a guy with a green card from Brazil).
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I know, Mokely, I know. But as you know, the TPS needs to be set along with the throttle-body sync, etc.

Hey, I'm helping to keep America's motorcycle industry strong (by having my Japanese motorcycle serviced by a guy with a green card from Brazil).

It's what makes this country what it is today!
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Old 02-01-2012, 07:01 AM   #28
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Dude seriously? And all this time I though everyone in here did there own work. Do you realize how easy it is to adjust your tpi sensor? Besides he's probably down at the next dealership. Oh and usually most shops will not tell you were the x employee ended up going. Competition you know.
And here's today's example from Stromtrooper Forum : Suzuki V-Strom Motorcycle Forums detailing why I like mechanics:

01-31-2012, 10:17 PM Drill out exhaust bolts, surely not the only guy
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OK, I took it upon myself to grease the swingarm and rear linkage. To put the exhaust back together, DL10000, it appeared I needed to remove the front headpipe to get the rear downtube lined back up. If there is some easy shortcut now is not the time to add that to this thread.

Bottom line, BOTH MoFo flange bolts on the front cylinder SNAPPPPPED when I tried to turn them loose. I heated the aluminum w/a propane torch.

Who has the best line up of drill sizes to run up thru and remove these bolts.

Mother of mercy was not shining on me. One step ahead, two steps back. WHY?????????????????
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And here's today's example from Stromtrooper Forum : Suzuki V-Strom Motorcycle Forums detailing why I like mechanics:

01-31-2012, 10:17 PM Drill out exhaust bolts, surely not the only guy
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OK, I took it upon myself to grease the swingarm and rear linkage. To put the exhaust back together, DL10000, it appeared I needed to remove the front headpipe to get the rear downtube lined back up. If there is some easy shortcut now is not the time to add that to this thread.

Bottom line, BOTH MoFo flange bolts on the front cylinder SNAPPPPPED when I tried to turn them loose. I heated the aluminum w/a propane torch.

Who has the best line up of drill sizes to run up thru and remove these bolts.

Mother of mercy was not shining on me. One step ahead, two steps back. WHY?????????????????
I am with you on that one KMo!

There's a big difference between doing a task once and hoping you get it right vs. doing the task repeatedly with the correct tools and learning along the way.

Plus I don't like to get my hands dirty.
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I am with you on that one KMo!

There's a big difference between doing a task once and hoping you get it right vs. doing the task repeatedly with the correct tools and learning along the way.

Plus I don't like to get my hands dirty.
I busted the skeg off my Yamaha outboard once years ago. Bought the replacement part, which needed only four bolts to remove and replace. All four bolts broke. Drilled them out, started with a "Spiral Fluted Screw Extractor" on bolt 1. Snap. Now I've got a hardened steel extractor stuck in there. Drilled for 2 days, got the extractor and what was left of the bolt out. Drilled bolt 2. This time, I got an "Easy-Out" extractor. Snap.

Took it to the shop. The mechanic came out with a torch, heated the crap out of the lower unit, and had the part off in 20 minutes. $200 and I'm back on the water.
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