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Forum: Wheels, Suspension and Brakes   11-16-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Done brakes on numerous vehicles. Vulcan gave me...

Done brakes on numerous vehicles. Vulcan gave me fits. Someone suggested tying the brake lever and leaving it overnight. Worked for me where pumping a quart thru with a vacuum buddy failed.
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   09-30-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Well we may not be going. Tried to book hotels...

Well we may not be going. Tried to book hotels and got so damned POd at Wyndham (both online and by phone) that I just quit in disgust. Maybe we'll do what I did before and just travel and take it...
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   09-05-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Our plan is to be there sometime Friday afternoon...

Our plan is to be there sometime Friday afternoon but we will have to hit the road by Saturday afternoon. We've never been to this one and wanted to go look around. Anyone been before and have a...
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   08-25-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Barber Motorsports Vintage Festival

Anyone interested in going or meeting up?

http://www.barbermuseum.org/events/barber-vintage-festival/
Forum: Electrical   08-09-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,872
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Wiring/contacts loose? LEDs also have less...

Wiring/contacts loose? LEDs also have less persistence than incandescent bulbs but given that the stator has three lobes and RPM is at least 800 that shouldn't matter to your eye.

One thing to...
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   07-25-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
CNC carved. Boring it would probably have had to...

CNC carved. Boring it would probably have had to be a secondary op! That doesn't mean it CAN'T be done!!!
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   07-24-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh636/arktinke...

http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh636/arktinkerer/IMG_0585.jpg (http://s1255.photobucket.com/user/arktinkerer/media/IMG_0585.jpg.html)Firewood that Hex mentioned...To nice for firewood but it...
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   07-21-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Thanks Ruger!

Thanks Ruger!
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   07-21-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Pics from StrangeDays.. <iframe width="480"...

Pics from StrangeDays..

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Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   07-17-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Got home on Thursday. Trying to put out fires,...

Got home on Thursday. Trying to put out fires, reignite fires with wife, clean up garden mess. Will put up some pics in a day or so. Was a great trip and great putting faces to names here!
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   07-08-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Waiting out the rain at wolfie's. We decided to...

Waiting out the rain at wolfie's. We decided to setup tomorrow morning rather than today. Got the big tent rigged at his place by tying to the trees. Plenty of dry space for those of you who want...
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   07-02-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Made Bridgeport. Seems ok without headlight. ...

Made Bridgeport. Seems ok without headlight. Should be able to run this wayprovidednothing worse happens. See you all at SD!
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-27-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Pretty sure I've lost at least one leg of the...

Pretty sure I've lost at least one leg of the stator. Pulled headlight fuse and voltages are still hanging between 12-13v. Trying to figure how much risk I want to take. The further south I go the...
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-26-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Sent a pm with cell #. Meet wife in Bridgeport...

Sent a pm with cell #. Meet wife in Bridgeport on Wednesday. May stop in Laconia tonight. Have between now and late Wednesday to ride. Anyone with suggestions on where to park a bike for about a...
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-20-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Short stay with Wolfie and put some metal backing...

Short stay with Wolfie and put some metal backing to saddle bags. Rained so took an extra day. Up in north NH for week. Down to Conn for a week then see you all at SD!
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-17-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Tank holds 5 but I only load about 3. Didn't...

Tank holds 5 but I only load about 3. Didn't think about hardening on the copper but it was used as a backpack fire fighter tank. Can't believe it would be that bad. Might be brass not copper but...
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-15-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Also was perfect spacing for backrest! Have a...

Also was perfect spacing for backrest! Have a copper one for a custom build (someday).
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-15-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Hose on left side. Pull over and fill up. Was...

Hose on left side. Pull over and fill up. Was going to plumb to fuel line but this makes easy to remove when I'm in one spot for a while.
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-13-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Don't have plug kit. Planned to get one but ran...

Don't have plug kit. Planned to get one but ran outta time. Big bag holds sleeping bag. Hammock. Clothes. Two tarps. Food was in a smaller bag bungeed to the top. Lots of rr tracks that day. My...
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-12-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Much better day today. Outran the rain. Did 62...

Much better day today. Outran the rain. Did 62 near the north border. Great ride!
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-11-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Nail in rear tire yesterday. Lost the bag with...

Nail in rear tire yesterday. Lost the bag with all my dehydrated meals today. Yep. Situation normal... At least I made Kentucky today.
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-09-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Hit the road tomorrow

Configured for a month on the road. Should be on the road tomorrow.

http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh636/arktinkerer/roadtrip.jpg...
Forum: Trip / Ride Reports & Get-togethers   06-07-2016, 12:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,900
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Cool Still on for me. Looks like the engine will...

Still on for me. Looks like the engine will start...
Forum: Electrical   06-06-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Cleaned the connections, did some other...

Cleaned the connections, did some other maintenance and problem seems to have gone away. Strange thing is I blipped the start button while running and starter ticked. I had looked into the two wire...
Forum: Electrical   05-31-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By ArkTinkerer
Will look into the 2 wire mod tomorrow. Thanks!

Will look into the 2 wire mod tomorrow. Thanks!
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