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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1335 on: May 27, 2016, 06:09:26 am »
This doesn't just make me crazy and annoyed, it pissed me right the :censored: off!!!!

Motorcycle riders who 'can't see' other motorcycle riders!!!

That's because his type aren't motorcycle riders, they are motorcycle exhibitionists.  Big difference.

(I like to call them "chrome lawnmower exhibitionists", since what they ride are typically low-tech, slow, loud, unbalanced, low, can't corner, vibrate to death, etc; usually come out only once a week or two but not in the winter when the grass doesn't grow; are covered in chrome; and are all about "look at me", "pay attention to me", "listen to me")
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1336 on: May 27, 2016, 06:32:55 am »
Much of the same can be said for squids .
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1337 on: May 27, 2016, 07:03:06 am »
Much of the same can be said for squids .

Yup.  It's not the bike, or the apparel, it's the rider !

Locally, (other than the loud pipes) the Crotch rocket riders are more of a menace than the cruiser riders. Probably because the cruiser riders are all older than the squids. There's bad apples in every barrel.

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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1338 on: May 27, 2016, 07:56:28 am »
Did the first oil change in my Tacoma.  All went well until I unscrewed the oil cap.  Didn't have a good grip on it and it fell into the engine bay.  Still can't find it.   :doh: :doh: :doh: Stuck some rags in the filler neck and I'll look again on Sunday when it's going to be cooler outside.  Did the same thing to my daughter's Honda Accord.  On the bright side, she doesn't bring it to me for oil changes anymore.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1339 on: May 27, 2016, 09:22:39 am »
Who are you going to take yours to now?
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1340 on: May 27, 2016, 09:48:16 am »
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1341 on: May 27, 2016, 09:57:27 am »
Who are you going to take yours to now?

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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1342 on: May 27, 2016, 11:56:58 am »
I'm going to leave it be until later this afternoon and try looking for it again.  They really ought to make these caps in color other than black....bright yellow or orange comes to mind.

Update:  I found it after going back and looking throughout the engine bay 4 or 5 times.  Was just looking down from the top and tried to determine where it might have fell.  Looked at the radiator shroud and wondered if it had fell into the bottom of it.  Started feeling around and there it was.  That was really depressing me.  Glad I found it.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1343 on: May 27, 2016, 05:01:41 pm »
Much of the same can be said for squids .

As far as attitude and noise, very true
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1344 on: May 28, 2016, 01:36:17 am »
As far as attitude and noise, very true

Going to a rally, and there is this 20-something y/o, trying to break his bike's motor by revving it into the limiters/valve bounce, while I'm trying to have a conversation with my Brothers, or listening to the band playing.

Being a rally organiser myself, I know how the okes gets pissed off. Even the band starts to get irritated.

A few years back, we had an oke pull his bike into the main tent, and limiting the crap out of his bike. It got so bad, that he blew one of the band's speakers. Needless to say, the following year we started putting up fences to prevent the "Fidiots" (f  :censored: ng idiots) from getting their bikes into the main tent.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1345 on: May 28, 2016, 04:34:39 am »
That's because his type aren't motorcycle riders, they are motorcycle exhibitionists.  Big difference.

(I like to call them "chrome lawnmower exhibitionists", since what they ride are typically low-tech, slow, loud, unbalanced, low, can't corner, vibrate to death, etc; usually come out only once a week or two but not in the winter when the grass doesn't grow; are covered in chrome; and are all about "look at me", "pay attention to me", "listen to me")

I agree. And when we were sitting at the light together the dickhead did his best to pretend that I wasn't even there (I almost wasn't...) .
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1346 on: May 28, 2016, 04:35:48 am »
I'm going to leave it be until later this afternoon and try looking for it again.  They really ought to make these caps in color other than black....bright yellow or orange comes to mind.

Update:  I found it after going back and looking throughout the engine bay 4 or 5 times.  Was just looking down from the top and tried to determine where it might have fell.  Looked at the radiator shroud and wondered if it had fell into the bottom of it.  Started feeling around and there it was.  That was really depressing me.  Glad I found it.

You might want to put a tether on that thing.   ;)
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1347 on: May 28, 2016, 08:01:00 am »
You might want to put a tether on that thing.   ;)

Had Brian posted that, an "easy boys" would have been included.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1348 on: May 28, 2016, 03:18:32 pm »
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1349 on: August 05, 2016, 08:03:56 pm »
Rivets...the metal ones, not the noise the frogs (amphibians) make.

Bought a Tacoma Sport the end of March.   Decided to add Redline Quick Hood Lift system to the hood as it's damnably heavy as the Sport has extra stuff in it's hood.  Also the taller tires don't help.  This system has to be riveted to the hood.  Bought a nice Stanley MR77C riveter in preparation and practiced with it before hand as I haven't done much of that up to now.

Measured everything and got the holes drilled and then put the first rivet in.  All went fine and I was ready for the second one and noticed the shank of the previous rivet was still there.  Couldn't get that darn thing out.  Decided to unscrew the piece in the back and try to get it out that way...1.5 hours later it was still in.  When I unscrewed that piece a spring decided to leave in a hurry as well as all the parts therein.  Took awhile to get them all back in place.  Did the second rivet and of course that shank wouldn't come out either.  Great idea!  Use a very narrow rod to force it out.  Damn rod got stuck.  Took more time to get that out.

They say that this job takes about an hour and half to put everything in place.  It took me 4 hours to do one bracket.  I have three more to do.  I can't wait.  :_shudder_Emoticon :censored:
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