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Forum: Members Lounge 01-28-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3,273
Views: 384,220
Posted By je2wheeler
Cabin Fever

Had snow and ice for a few days, so did a complete oil and fluid change engine middle and final drive, forks, and breaks.
Started on lubing cables and when I removed the clutch lever the cable sedge...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-28-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,639
Views: 202,276
Posted By je2wheeler
Oils Well That Ends Well

Joe took his new car to the dealer due to an oil leak. The service department could not find the problem and Joe took his car home only to find the next morning oil stains under the car in his drive....
Forum: Members Lounge 01-16-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,770
Posted By je2wheeler
Blood Thinners vs. Balance

I have a blood condition that has more letters in the name than my keyboard. The thinners affect my balance in that I must rely on sight to stay upright. I have trouble walking in the dark. I no...
Forum: Product Evaluations 01-16-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,098
Posted By je2wheeler
LED Tail Light

I read the customer review of Sylvania’s 1157R LED Tail/Brake light bulb. The likes were;
1. The LED is much brighter than the regular bulb.
2. Draws much less wattage – 2.5/0.4 compared to 27/8
...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-14-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,914
Posted By je2wheeler
Looking for your 100% recovery and back in the...

Looking for your 100% recovery and back in the saddle soon.
Forum: Members Lounge 10-09-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,232
Posted By je2wheeler
The early days - -

My first rider safety course was 1970 at MCBC Pendleton. It consisted of before getting a vehicular pass for my motorcycle was to sit in a classroom and told that no matter where we road, we were...
Forum: Southeast 09-21-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 47,809
Posted By je2wheeler
For us moon gazers

Three things will be going on with the moon the night of 27th.
First, the moon will be at it's perigee (closes pass to the earth in it's elliptical orbit) in 30 years.
Then there will be a lunar...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-21-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,636
Posted By je2wheeler
That MAC 4/2 is a stopgap until I can have the...

That MAC 4/2 is a stopgap until I can have the stock refinished. I had hoped to have them finished before the rally but that is not going to happen. The original right side had broken just aft of the...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-20-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,954
Posted By je2wheeler
Close the Windows, the flies are getting in

I am the Grandpa part of the equation (actually great-grandpa). I have been using computers for 30+ years. I was lost at the beginning and have not found my way out of the forest yet. I gave up on a...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-20-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,636
Posted By je2wheeler
You bet! I am going to be hansom devil in my blue...

You bet! I am going to be hansom devil in my blue XS/XJ Eleven Rally T-shirt!
Forum: Members Lounge 09-20-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,636
Posted By je2wheeler
That was unfortunate for Matt. After 50+ years...

That was unfortunate for Matt.
After 50+ years of riding and at least 40 years of plastic bags until now I had not even considered this would happen. When plastic bags became popular, I thought they...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-20-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,636
Posted By je2wheeler
Final Results

The plastic came off with MEK.
My time at the show was pleasant and turned out as I had expected. I met with great folks though the motorcycle turnout was smaller than I had expected. Every...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-19-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,636
Posted By je2wheeler
Thanks for the comebacks. Great idea with the MEK.

Thanks for the comebacks. Great idea with the MEK.
Forum: Members Lounge 09-18-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,636
Posted By je2wheeler
The best laid plans - - -

On a whim, I entered Monster in a car, truck and motorcycle show tomorrow and I spent this afternoon washing and waxing Monster. Then we went for a ride. As luck would have it, a plastic shopping bag...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-24-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,483
Posted By je2wheeler
Thanks for the recommendations. I will check into...

Thanks for the recommendations. I will check into Jet Hot Coating.
The mufflers are tapered on both ends and getting the baffles out will require cutting the muffler housing fore or aft of the...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-21-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,639
Views: 202,276
Posted By je2wheeler
Round-up the round up.

The farmer had 196 cows but when he rounded them up he had 200.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-21-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,483
Posted By je2wheeler
This muff too tuff

Well - - I had planed to have my OEM SF exhaust cleaned up and rechromed for the Southeast Rally BUT every plating service I have taken it to, have turned it away stating the exhaust contamination in...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-21-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By je2wheeler
I have also considered superglue, kindergarten...

I have also considered superglue, kindergarten paste or bubblegum.
Forum: Members Lounge 08-21-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By je2wheeler
Vetter Forum

Yep, I'm a member there too, thanks.
Forum: Members Lounge 08-20-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,329
Posted By je2wheeler
'Jammer V jam

I was noodeling around on Craig’s list a week ago when I ran across a Vetter Windjammer V faring for sale about 2 hours drive from here. The picture somewhat out of focus but what I could see looked...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-14-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,639
Views: 202,276
Posted By je2wheeler
Military Protocol

A former WWII U.S. Navy Seaman was introduced to a former WWII U.S. Navy Captain. The seaman saluted the Captain and called out “LST 437,” which was the designation and number of the ship he served...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-08-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,639
Views: 202,276
Posted By je2wheeler
Do you still rock out to eight-track tapes? ...

Do you still rock out to eight-track tapes?
Then you will dig these band names for aging musicians:
Counting Crows feet
R.E.Member
Nine Inch Toenales
Hair Supply
Minivan Morrison
The Early...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-06-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,183
Posted By je2wheeler
I did it! From photobucket

What do you think?
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll191/je2wheeler1/Synked%20007_zpsqcs4vq12.jpg (http://s288.photobucket.com/user/je2wheeler1/media/Synked%20007_zpsqcs4vq12.jpg.html)

Now I...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-04-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,183
Posted By je2wheeler
Gotta ride

I've been reading all the chatter and I must say, my head is swimming. I will go back to photobucket and try there again but I am going to ride down to the Jacksonville, Florida area for a few days...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-04-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,183
Posted By je2wheeler
32 posts and still no photos - on my end it is...

32 posts and still no photos - on my end it is just that hard.
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