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Author Topic: Valve adjustment?  (Read 4646 times)

ScooterBob

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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #45 on: February 15, 2011, 10:06:29 PM »
Scotty - That is an AWESOME idea!  ;D
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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #46 on: February 15, 2011, 10:18:27 PM »
Zip ties and vice  grips will get you a long way too!

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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #47 on: February 16, 2011, 12:43:13 AM »
Yes, duct tape, vice grips and wd-40 are the holy trinity of cheap mechanics..

I think that idea for running the cables may have come from the Iron Butt site.

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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #48 on: February 16, 2011, 12:54:35 AM »
I think the cable idea is from the Iron Butt site, I put extra cables on my beemer like that when I did the Saddle sore 1000, luckily I didn't need them,
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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #49 on: February 16, 2011, 01:25:24 AM »
What is a carb?  Is it something my C5 needs to get energy? 

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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #50 on: February 16, 2011, 04:01:13 PM »
I think the cable idea is from the Iron Butt site, I put extra cables on my beemer like that when I did the Saddle sore 1000, luckily I didn't need them,

Well - You KNOW the rule, right? If you HAVE it conveniently located - you'll NEVER need it ..... if it's the last one on the Planet and no others are available without hiring a design team and a Moldavian blacksmythe - it is destined to fail ......
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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #51 on: February 16, 2011, 06:10:58 PM »
Truer words were never said  :D
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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #52 on: February 16, 2011, 06:21:01 PM »
The corollary to that is anything warranteed for life will faill immediately.  Who's going to replace something that fails instantly with something that will also fail instantly? ;)

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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #53 on: February 16, 2011, 08:45:07 PM »
I always have to ask "WHOSE life?" with that warranty stuff ...... MINE? - or the part that I just bought ..... This is ONE reason why I'm a Snap-On tool fan .... they are pricey - BUT - if I break one at 3:00am and leave a message on the tool man's answering machine, I expect one in my hand by 9:00 the next morning. At the shop .....  ;)
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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #54 on: February 17, 2011, 01:38:07 AM »
I always have to ask "WHOSE life?"

I'm a funeral director by profession and I get a bit of smile on my face when I recall the warrantee cards for new caskets a few years ago. There was a "lifetime warranty" on the rubber like seal that surrounds the lid and also on the casket hardware.

as Bob says..... who's life????
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میں صرف اپنی موٹر سائیکل پر سوار کرنا چاہتے ہیں

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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #55 on: February 17, 2011, 02:49:00 AM »
Those super seal caskets weird me out.  How long do these people want to preserve their pickled corpse in there anyway?  The Jews have it on this one, a coffin made of all organic material with no nails.  Dust to dust.

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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #56 on: February 17, 2011, 03:33:41 AM »
Those super seal caskets weird me out.  How long do these people want to preserve their pickled corpse in there anyway?  The Jews have it on this one, a coffin made of all organic material with no nails.  Dust to dust.

Scott

Copy that! I got to see a poor spook that had been in the ground for quite some time (an old buddy of mine was a state medical examiner ...) in one of those "lifetime guarantee" coffins .... it WAS creepy ..... the dood was a little dried out - and had a black toe - but other than that ..... perfect. Like Lenin! CrEeEeEeEeEeEePy ...........
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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #57 on: February 17, 2011, 04:26:13 AM »
I saw those super sealer coffins when we had to buy one for my dad many years ago.  The other weird thing about them, they were all painted in these metallic fifties hot rod colors.  Totally weird.

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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #58 on: February 17, 2011, 03:52:55 PM »
from valve adjustments to super sealed coffins....so which ones have u guys decided to go with?
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Re: Valve adjustment?
« Reply #59 on: February 17, 2011, 04:40:01 PM »
I want my valves to seal,  and not my coffin.

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