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fuel membrane
I am looking for a flexible membrane for a Holly fuel pressure regulator. It must be flexible and thin

Started 09/21/19 at 17:58:05 by skippyc
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Significant Life Event !!
I'll try to make this as sort as possible, no guarantee !!
I got up Saturday morning feeling lousy, felt like a cross between the flu and a hangover, didn't have any alcohol in days .
Got to...

Started 08/13/19 at 18:39:06 by Bob_Roller
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By: Frank I
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Auto parts price variences
Lately I've noticed a large swing in pricing of auto parts.
At 110,000 miles it's past time for a timing belt/water pump on my 2007 Subaru Forester. If I hurry and get it installed it will be th...

Started 08/31/19 at 14:10:43 by wilcom
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Solar Upgrade at Cabin
Last week we finally finished installing the upgraded solar system at our cabin.  I went from 900 watt to 2900 watt! Smiley
After finishing up the install the next several days were miserably hot and...

Started 08/13/19 at 09:44:09 by Justin B.
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Hottest Day of the Year
When I left work this afternoon, air temp, 114 F, 46 C, road surface temp 197 F, 92 C .
Tires stuck like velcro !!

Started 07/11/19 at 22:03:50 by Bob_Roller
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automotive tire size calculator
I have a Mini Cooper that rides like a rigid frame Harley.
While invesigating a cure, I ran on to a very valuable resource.
TIRESIZE.COM     Pretty cool stuff. You can  change the size of t...

Started 05/26/19 at 12:37:18 by wilcom
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Boeing 737-MAX 8
With the news coverage of the latest incident, I was wondering if anyone had any questions about this situation .
I work for an airline as an aircraft mechanic and have worked on this model of 73...

Started 03/16/19 at 23:18:52 by Bob_Roller
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By: DeeG
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A "fork in the road" decision to make.
I have probably bored a lot of people near to death in this group with the saga of fitting a K100RS front end and a 860cc kit to my R65.
I have further modifications in mind.
Firstly I inten...

Started 04/04/19 at 22:38:54 by Tony Smith
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Wromg Way Drivers !!
I don't know how common this is, but wrong way drivers on high speed expressways, highways, motorways, depending on where on planet earth you reside, are an increasing issue here in the Phoenix area ....

Started 04/06/19 at 21:58:01 by Bob_Roller
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Photo resizing
This topic seems to rear its ugly head every time we are lucky enough to gain a new member.
The maximum size photo that can be uploaded here (correct me if I am wrong Justin) is just under 1meg o...

Started 02/26/19 at 03:01:51 by Tony Smith
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By: Barry
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Help Monte Im Lost
Went looking for any pictures of my old bikes and found this taken on my first visit to Texas in my mates car.

Started 11/16/09 at 12:15:46 by Lucky_Lou
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By: Justin B.
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Getting older
I've just turned 61, that makes me younger than some here, but I suspect, older than most.
The biggest impediment I have to my chosen recreation of motorcycling is increasing difficulty in doing ...

Started 01/25/19 at 03:18:36 by Tony Smith
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