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    I used to donate regularly... but since I got out...

    I used to donate regularly... but since I got out of the military, I haven't donated. I'm not sure of the waiting period for donating after being deployed ... I need to look into that.
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    not a damn chance. Don't need all of that crap...

    not a damn chance. Don't need all of that crap going on in a helmet.
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    that helmet.....

    that helmet.....
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    Glad you escaped unscathed. The bike really...

    Glad you escaped unscathed. The bike really doesn't look too awful bad considering.
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    I have a very good friend who is a Porsche...

    I have a very good friend who is a Porsche tech... Seeing what he works on, I'd never own one... but, it keeps him rolling in the dough....

    for reference, this guy who works on Porsches all day,...
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    Granted, I could just get the Quiafe LSD for my...

    Granted, I could just get the Quiafe LSD for my current setup, but this guy only wants $750 for the complete rear with axles... Just the axles for this car are $850 each
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    Well, this is just part of the overall upgrade...

    Well, this is just part of the overall upgrade plan... The mod budget is saving up for the crank and Pistons to turn this 6.1 into a 426... So an open diff won't do for that...
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    Car question - Rear Diff

    So, I've got the chance to get an awesome deal on a complete rear-end for the SRT.... stock rear is 3.06 open diff. The one I'm looking at is the Getrag limited slip unit with 3.73's.... Currently, I...
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    I made it through about the first 8 minutes of...

    I made it through about the first 8 minutes of those Darwin candidates.... I wouldn't say that it's a good sense of what can go wrong with motorcycling, it's more of a good sense of what can go wrong...
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    Awesome. Years ago I had a 67 Ford F100 that had...

    Awesome. Years ago I had a 67 Ford F100 that had the factory 240 in it and 3 speed on the tree... I made it about 2 weeks... bought a brand new 302 block. Stroked it up to 347... Ditched the tranny...
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    Man... Y'all got some nice cars.... I was also...

    Man... Y'all got some nice cars....

    I was also looking at buying a S4 (V8, not v6 Turbo), but when I took it for a spin, it was a little small for me... but it was hella fun to drive.

    Instead I...
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    A man who doesn't use a spark plug socket because...

    A man who doesn't use a spark plug socket because it's not the "proper" tool.... hangs his bike from the rafters with no wheels on it....


    I use a spark plug socket... but I've got some pitbull...
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    Mr Helmut.... are you really Ghostrider?

    Mr Helmut.... are you really Ghostrider?
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    Assuming the hex is the same size as the Gen 1, I...

    Assuming the hex is the same size as the Gen 1, I used to use a spark plug socket, flipped backwards, with a 4" 3/8" extension pushed into it backwards.


    Like so:...
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    I dropped my tag... 1st member in VA WOOOOOOOOOO!

    I dropped my tag... 1st member in VA WOOOOOOOOOO!
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    Well now.. this is new... will take a little bit...

    Well now.. this is new... will take a little bit to get used to, but it's very clean looking.
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    As someone who live close to the Gap for 4...

    As someone who live close to the Gap for 4 years... there are many better roads in western NC/eastern TN. I went to the Gap twice in 4 years, and I'll never go again. Too many cops, too many people...
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    So, here's the problem... Nothing back there is...

    So, here's the problem... Nothing back there is really built to the tolerances that you'd be ale to measure like that... About the only place you could measure between for accuracy would be from...
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    You're an engineer aren't you.... Where are you...

    You're an engineer aren't you.... Where are you measuring? Between what two points?
  20. My .02 .... don't sell the bike. If you have the...

    My .02 .... don't sell the bike. If you have the facilities, rip it to pieces and sell them separately. There's a good amount of money on that bike in levers, wheels, tank, etc... You'll get more for...
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    Huh. That's a bunch of good info there! I was...

    Huh. That's a bunch of good info there! I was wrong about the mold release on most tires I guess... Wonder why Michelin still uses it?
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    It actually has to do with the mold release on...

    It actually has to do with the mold release on the tire from the factory. When tires are made in the molds, they have to spray some lubricant in there to make the rubber pop out of the mold after the...
  23. Thread: Oil choice

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    Oh boy. Yamalube... made by Citgo now. Used to be...

    Oh boy. Yamalube... made by Citgo now. Used to be made by Torco.... Made by the lowest bidder to Yamaha.

    Not that there's anythign wrong with Yamalube... I know you work for Yamaha Jeff... but you...
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    Yep. The skunk was 2004 only. In 03, they made...

    Yep. The skunk was 2004 only. In 03, they made the black and yellow "bee" on a black frame... They did certain special models at various times... I think there was a throwback silver one in 08 with...
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    so.... they didn't make a 2001 Skunk. If it's...

    so.... they didn't make a 2001 Skunk.

    If it's a 2001, it should say "YAMAHA" on the tank, not have the logo.


    As for getting the stickers off, I always used Citrus Based Goo Gone and heat. I'd...
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