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by Peter Pan
Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Symbiotic machinery
Replies: 11
Views: 246

Re: Symbiotic machinery

MZ rig used to go with a screwdriver too.
The bikes probably "grew together".
by Peter Pan
Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Under nose rack storage
Replies: 9
Views: 188

Re: Under nose rack storage

I understood the title different:
Under the nose I used to pack the spare-spare tire wrapped in plastic foil and attached with rubber ties to the front bumper...
Would love to hit the road again and not be stuck in curfew.

Good your idea :idea:
by Peter Pan
Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Van Got "Karen'ed"
Replies: 62
Views: 1875

Re: Van Got "Karen'ed"

Claus, in stead we used to have "Kaiserlich, königliches Hofgericht" und "Ohnsorgtheater", where those kind of behaviour schemes were exposed well for everybody get to notice it fast enough. In Latinamerica we had "Tres Patines" in "La tremenda Corte"*, with lessons that possibly will not come over ...
by Peter Pan
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: 2014 & Later Model-Specific Wrenching Issues
Topic: 2018 EFI Snorkel Question
Replies: 19
Views: 461

Re: 2018 EFI Snorkel Question

Pop Quiz: What's another popular consumer good that was discovered to work in a manner not originally intended? Teflon :D synonym for a youngster's brain or a voter's memory. Nothing sticks to it :!: Surprise: Goretex is Teflon, both invented out of accident. :shock: :P Thanks Snakeoil, I did not n...
by Peter Pan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: 2014 & Later Model-Specific Wrenching Issues
Topic: 2018 EFI Snorkel Question
Replies: 19
Views: 461

Re: 2018 EFI Snorkel Question

Chad, Snakeoil and buddies, experience from maintenance engineer who lives in tropical climate. Open SMD electronics is as bad as old style electronics in wet environment. You have currents going all over criss cross and bzztt. A) Prophylactic dielectric varnish spray helps a lot. B) Potted electron...
by Peter Pan
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Electric Ural where are you?
Replies: 27
Views: 613

Re: Electric Ural where are you?

[As such I question the how representative that is as presented by Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia ... in%20wrong. Wikipedia is not a reliable source. Wikipedia can be edited by anyone at any time. This means that any information it contains at any particular time could be vandal...
by Peter Pan
Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: Funny or WTF photo thread
Replies: 2251
Views: 166154

Re: Funny or WTF photo thread

legal disclaimer from the sixtees on the chrome tank of an East German oldtimer bike: EMW350
Who copies or falsificates a motorcycle, or brings into public circulation a copied or falsificated motorcycle --- is a Japaneese!
:beerchug:
by Peter Pan
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Ural/Dnepr 101 - Newbie Questions
Topic: Thanks to all the Forum Contributors
Replies: 14
Views: 380

Re: Thanks to all the Forum Contributors

There are many a road that are not as hot and steep around Salem....I would have loved to find them earlier instead of going first the killer roads in 2013. If I get there once again I'd hit from Salem to Detroit and stay in those marvellous forest roads all the way from Clear lake to Cougar reservo...
by Peter Pan
Mon Jul 27, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: The Virtual Watering Hole
Topic: This place is going downhill
Replies: 28
Views: 762

Re: This place is going downhill

curfew. since March only 3 miles 2 to 5 times a week to and from house and farm...
Rainy season here... the bikes and myself catch mould.
by Peter Pan
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Ural/Dnepr 101 - Newbie Questions
Topic: So i bought a Ural.
Replies: 107
Views: 1767

Re: So i bought a Ural.

Grin from ear to ear.. that's it.
As older we become as more right we have to play.
Go for it, you will not regret!
Sven
by Peter Pan
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Ural/Dnepr 101 - Newbie Questions
Topic: Nuevo en el foro
Replies: 7
Views: 270

Re: Nuevo en el foro

Y nos volvemos a ver...
Bienvenido.
Welcome here too.
by Peter Pan
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: The "Other" Toy Box
Topic: Zippo Munsters
Replies: 8
Views: 266

Re: Zippo Munsters

:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :thumbsup: Reminds me a lot to friend Pierre whom we had to accompany on his last "wet" walk in October. He used to make thousands of 3rd teeth per month with his crew. :D Beside good jokes, he definitely returned smiles to the faces of many pe...
by Peter Pan
Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: The "Other" Toy Box
Topic: New Tool!!
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Re: New Tool!!

Good lubrication!!!. slow cut, slow advance. As soon it squeaks the cutting speed to high, too little advance and saw dull.
by Peter Pan
Tue Jul 21, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: The "Other" Toy Box
Topic: New Tool!!
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Re: New Tool!!

Hello Chuck, as you say lousy cut... Then possibly to sacrifice a lousy Chinese drill press is cheaper. Or just use right away the mill...which in my case is some flimsy 4 tons.... 8) In your case I guess some guilt is due to the flimsy hinge and long leading edge of the boring head. You might give ...
by Peter Pan
Tue Jul 21, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: The "Other" Toy Box
Topic: New Tool!!
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Re: New Tool!!

Thank you Chuck, I still have a few used 30mm linear bearings laying around / but looks like those are plain needle bearings. You gave me a very good idea. Thank you very much. Tip for first class hole saws: Swedish BANKO = subsiduary of Sandvik... last longer, are more accurate and use the same thr...