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Forum: Off Topic Discussions Today, 03:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 598
Posted By javadog
Next time you race there, you might try turning...

Next time you race there, you might try turning left in turn one. Should improve your finishing position...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,370
Posted By javadog
Ferrari tool kits were always nicer than Porsche...

Ferrari tool kits were always nicer than Porsche tool kits.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions Yesterday, 06:48 AM
Replies: 100,879
Views: 24,509,890
Posted By javadog
But, he's better known for crashing his...

But, he's better known for crashing his Harleys...

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Forum: Off Topic Discussions Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 100,879
Views: 24,509,890
Posted By javadog
Evel is very well known for his jumps that used a...

Evel is very well known for his jumps that used a Harley XR-750 flat track bike. He was also sponsored by Harley. Here's a display at the HD museum:
...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-15-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,577
Posted By javadog
Agree 100%. That's always how I looked at it. ...

Agree 100%. That's always how I looked at it. Even some of the physics are similar, for a given bank angle, the speed dictates the turn radius, etc.

I was always going to drive fast cars, that...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-15-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,577
Posted By javadog
First clue, if you ride around with a GoPro...

First clue, if you ride around with a GoPro camera on either your helmet or your bike, you might just be a squid.

That was some really bad riding....
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-15-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By javadog
Have her bring the stool back and use it to hit...

Have her bring the stool back and use it to hit everyone of these clowns over the head until they come to their senses.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-14-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,577
Posted By javadog
I once was involved in helping create the first...

I once was involved in helping create the first MSF rider education school in Oklahoma. Over the years that school has trained thousands of riders. The chief instructor is a guy I've known for...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-14-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,086
Posted By javadog
The tires are toast, guaranteed. They may come...

The tires are toast, guaranteed. They may come apart when the tire guys bust them loose from the wheel beads. I’ve seen it happen before on tires that were not as old as those...

You’ll never...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-13-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,086
Posted By javadog
Some of those scratches look like they are just...

Some of those scratches look like they are just in the clear and they can be buffed out, Paintless dent guys can do wonders with dents these days, so you might be surprised what could be fixed, if...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-13-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,577
Posted By javadog
People that donít ride have no idea how something...

People that donít ride have no idea how something as small as a June bug can hurt if youíre going fast enough and smack one.

Getting some sort of insect that can sting you inside your helmet is...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-13-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,086
Posted By javadog
Since I was a Honda dealer in that era, I'll...

Since I was a Honda dealer in that era, I'll relate one more story... Hondas were in high demand back then, there were typically only a few colors available for each model in any given year and when...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-13-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,086
Posted By javadog
Gas that old stinks to high heaven. It will smell...

Gas that old stinks to high heaven. It will smell up a garage in no time. If it gets on the floor it won’t evaporate immediately like fresh gas, it will still be there half an hour later. I think...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-13-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,086
Posted By javadog
Yes, I'd replace all of the rubber brake lines...

Yes, I'd replace all of the rubber brake lines and rebuild all of the brake hydraulics. If it has a clutch, include those hydraulics, too. Get the engine running first, then concentrate on the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-13-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,577
Posted By javadog
I think you have too much fun on two wheels to...

I think you have too much fun on two wheels to quit. I first started riding in 1974, or thereabouts, and have never had a problem. I don’t tend to ride much inside the city limits, so you seldom find...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-13-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,086
Posted By javadog
Good for you, I think this will be good for both...

Good for you, I think this will be good for both you and your brother.

Speaking of the fuel filter, you should probably replace it. Gas that old has a nasty habit of finding ways to obstruct...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-13-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,370
Posted By javadog
Or $150 million...

Or $150 million...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-13-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,370
Posted By javadog
There are GTOs with a couple different kinds of...

There are GTOs with a couple different kinds of steering wheel. The same steering wheels are used for other Ferrari models of the period. I imagine that, back in the day, it was ”just a steering...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-12-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,370
Posted By javadog
Hell, I once witnessed firsthand about half of...

Hell, I once witnessed firsthand about half of the first generation GTOs participating in the same vintage race.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-12-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,370
Posted By javadog
That 312 P above was getting driven by its...

That 312 P above was getting driven by its owner... A fairly old, rich white guy
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-12-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,370
Posted By javadog
Actually, there are more than a few of these that...

Actually, there are more than a few of these that do get driven by their owners. And, many more get exercised by retired pro drivers at vintage racers.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-12-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,019
Posted By javadog
Altimeter, yes. Gives you height above sea...

Altimeter, yes. Gives you height above sea level, more or less.

Height above terrain, no, not on all aircraft. That requires a radar altimeter. Don't know if that helicopter had one.

I think...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-12-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,370
Posted By javadog
Thatís what the original steering wheel looks...

Thatís what the original steering wheel looks like in those cars.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-12-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,370
Posted By javadog
I guess this would be the prefect time to inform...

I guess this would be the prefect time to inform the lot of you that the car pictured in the video is a replica, built some years ago in the Netherlands...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-11-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,216
Posted By javadog
And to think, I was responding to your rant, not...

And to think, I was responding to your rant, not the other way around...
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